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:
April 12, 1886
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
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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ESTABLISHED 1869. Monday, April 12, 188G. $2.00 per Year in advance. i

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fruits is very limited, none being the tree to the full extent of the budsI have a tree that can be planted witha

C rage and Orchard raised for shipment, the loss is but had, and during the following win- certainty that it will be a strong

slight.At ter I distributed several hundred treesto and vigorous grower, and will with-

THE NEXT ORANGE CROP. Enterprise and Titusville I all parts of the State under the full stand any degree of cold ever likely !

1'roHpect for a Good Yield at DeLand, found the general conditions to be belief that it would prove a very valu- to occur in Florida, or, in fact,.in any

Orange City and on the Halifax about the same, but the effects of the able addition to the list of oranges I of the Gulf States. "So mote it be."
and Indian .Rivera.
,?. "i_ t i frosts are. not quite, so .apparent.. grown in Florida. But during the I A. F. STYLES. J
person traveling through ,
Any our Along the roads and scattered through next summ r I found, much to my Oak Bluff Grove, Jacksonville, Fla..
State river rail by private
by or or
the woods are many groves, which do disappointment, that after the first April 9th, 1886. f UH
through the back
conveyance ways not seem to have suffered much be- season from budding the growth was >-. --- i
and byways away from the public yond the loss of their fruit, and whichare so feeble, and the union of the bud The Citron. "
lines of travel cannot fail to be
con now loaded with bloom. and stock so imperfect that it renderedthe From the Grocer and Canner
vinced of the almost utter falseness of
The citron tree is of the
The present prospect for a fair crop tree entirely worthless for general same

many of the letters which are still next year is very good, it may fall a cultivation, and since that time I have family as the orange, and is propagated -

being published in Northern papers little under last years yield, but judg- not propagated it except experimentally. by cuttings, which began to bear .

concerning the effects of the cold ing from what I have seen, not onlyat I have budded it on all kind fruit the third year after being

winter. the above mentioned places but of stocks, and grafted it in roots of planted. The citron is grown chieflyin

I .. In spite of the many assertions that also on the Halifax and Indian rivers strong sweet seedlings, but have never Greece, Calabria and the islands of
we are to have no oranges next year Sicily and Corsica. It is cultivatedto
and other places recently visited, I do succeeded in getting a growth that
, the trees will persist in bloom:gj d not think it will fall: much below. suited me. For budding, the small some extent in the island of Cuba,
" in filling the air with the most denght- but not as an article of
OCCASIONAL. sweet stock proved best, but if I was commerce, in
i ful contradiction to the malicious -. ... growing trees for my own use I should the Madeira Islands and in Mexico.

*: slander of their iutention and ability. More About the Satsuuia. graft in the root. The fruit has proved i Citrons have been grown to a limited

*. At DeLand and Orange City which Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: extremely variable with me-some extent in California. Some years agoa
} places I have visited recently and In response to your call for "further San Francisco firm to
being very juicy and fine flavored, attempted pre- m
,f have taken pains to personally visit information" in regard to the Satsuma, and others spongy and insipid.In pare citron for the trade, but the en- 1

and inspect a number groves I find I would say that by the courtesy of the fall of 1881, I had about a terprise lapsed for want of proper

' that while many young groves are Gen. Van Volkenburg I received a The citron
: hundred specimens of fruit, and in the management. tree or
and of the trees few buds in the of 1879 from
badly injured many spring shrub will wherever lemon
whole lot there was but one seed. This grow or
t killed, the older groves and bearingtrees the original trees imported from Ja was planted and produced a tree re- orange trees grow. It is most success

have suffered very little beyond pan. Two of these grew, and at the sembling the parent in foliage and ful in sheltered situations on the shoresof

f the loss of their leaves, and are now time Dr. Davis described the fruit in form of growth, but somewhat thorny.As bays, being more susceptible to cold

f'' covered with new and beautiful green 1880, I had seven trees. The buds soon as there were buds suitable I and damage from frost and cold winds

I f foliage, intermingled with fragrant had made a good growth during the set them in both sweet and sour stocks, than the orange or lemon. The fruit

white blossoms which fill the air with summer. When the severe freeze of and they have proved very strong resembles a huge lemon and is often

' a most delightful perfume. the last of December came, I watched growers in both. They came out of of such weight as to require support on

1 Many of the trees are very full of them closely, but the leaves did not the terrible freeze last January with the tree. It being prepared for mar

t bloom but what seems to be a littler even curl up, while all other varieties, the loss of only a small portion of their ket it is shipped to the factories for

strange the oldest and largest trees growing immediately around them, leaves, while many Satsumas, and candying, sometimes in sacks, but
have the ]least bloom and seedlings lost all their leaves. The
IP: high praise other varieties all around them, were usually in large hogsheads filled with
|k> have less than budded trees. given the fruit by Dr. Davis, taken in killled to the ground. Should the brine. It *s then placed in tubs con-

: Pineapples, bananas and guavas are connection with the extreme hardi- fruit of this tree prove as good as taining fresh brine and left for about

r, killed,'.but as the cultivationof[ these ness of the tree, led me to propagate Florida seedlings usually do, we shall I a month. The brine is often renewed't"

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r several times and the fruit allowed to the dwarf may be a giant in dimension :second place, which would be a very

remain in it until required for use, both of tree and fruit, with luxurious I poor place. It usually pays to raise Diary.i

often for a period of four or five cultivation. the best, or, as Daniel Webster admon-

months. When the citrons are to be -- -.- ished a youn! lawyer, "there is alwaysroom :FRAUDULENT BUTTEK.
Curing 'ig8.
candied they are taken from the tubs at the top.-Riverside Press and Its Ruinous Effects on American
The following method of pickingand Dairying.
and boiled in fresh water to soften Horticulturist.(
curing figs given by John Tay- -.. Address of Joseph H. Read, President of
them. They are then cut into pieces, the American Agricultural and Dairy Association
lor, of Mt. Pleasant, Tuolumne coun- How :Far South Will Peen-to and Kiefierg
the seeds removed and the fruit is near ? before the Committee Agricultureof
ty, California : the House of Representative,Washington
again immersed in cold water, soon Editor Florida April 3d.'Ve .
Dispatch :
"We pick most of the fruit by hand
becoming of a greenish color. After Can you tell me how far south the are in receipt of a pamphletcopy
from the tree when shriveled enoughto
this it is placed in large earthen jars, Peen-to peach and Kieffer pear will of this excellent address, the object -
show the fruit We then
covered with hot syrup and allowedto perfected. bear? I have about two hundred of of which is to secure legislationin

stand for about three weeks. Dur- spread them out to dry upon tables or the former and one hundred and fiftyof Congress to protect dairymen

boards placed under trees with a the latter on high sandy soil with
this time the of the the manufacture and sale of
ing strength syrupis against
heavy foliage so that the fig never clay about five feet below the surface.J. .
gradually increased. The fruit is F. C. imitations of butter by placing the
comes under the direct of"a hot
then put into boilers with crystalized rays San Antonia, Fla., April 3, 1886. control under the Department of In-
sun. The browns and -
sugar dissolved in a little water and sun prematurely We have seen the Peen-to peach ternal Revenue, by levying a tax sufficient -
hardens the fig evaporating muchof
cooked; then allowed to cool and thriving and bearing well as far southas to enable the competition of
the richness within. This is one of
boiled again until it will take up no Orange county,and we think it will real butter.
the points which should be at-
more sugar. It is then dried and ever succeed well with our correspondent, "In urging the adoption of this
tended to. No sun dried figs can be
packed. Some wooden boxes contain- or even further south. The Peen-to measure," says Mr. Read, "I speak in
compared to those dried in the shade.
ing about twenty-five pounds, are peach is of a different strain from any behalf of the owners of 15,000,000
When dried sufficiently to toughenthe
used. Ten of these packages are other variety in cultivation in this milch cows employed in the production
skin, take a basket (having a
shipped in a case. There is no appar- country. It comes from the Island of of butter and cheese, worth
large boiler or other vessel full of
ent reason why the enterprise you Java, belongs to the south, and may $600,000,000 at $40 per head, and
scalding water and the basket of
speak of should not be successful.The ) dig properly be classed with subtropicalfruits with the land and buildings representing -
figs into this water two or three times,
; even in the latitude of Southern an investment of over $2,000,000000 ,-
until the figs are well washed and
FJI Georgia it does not bear a crop and employing in addition to the

Since the publication in the DISPATCH softened. But the figs should never oftener than once in five year. Of private systems of making butter,
be dried to a hard condition as they
of ex-Governor Reed's articleon the Kiefier pear we cannot speak so over 8,000 creameries and cheese fac
never return to their original richness.
figs,enquiries come from all portionsof certainly. We have never seen it tories. These fifteen million cows

the State in regard to the culture, The figs are then spread out upon the fruit in Middle or South Florida; in produce sixteen hundred million
table under the trees until the wateris
and he has received orders for cut- fact, do not know of any trees that pounds of butter and four hundred

tings from all portions of the State all drained and dried from the now are old enough to bear. The trees on million pounds of cheese annually,

coupled with requests for directions in rich and lustrous looking figs. They their own or LeConto roots grow fine- worth four hundred million dollars
look as if they had been blacked and
cultivating. A subscriber at Glen cue ly in all sections of the State. We under normal conditions.
polished. Now is the time to
now asks us to "please indicate as press shall be glad to hear from anyone "During the Franco-Prussian war,

nearly as possible the limit of success- them into boxes-any size desired. who can give further information on when Paris was without butter, one
The boxes should be lined
with clean
ful culture in Florida." the Keiffer in Florida. liege invented a substitute made from
so that they never touch the .
paper .
In answer we may say that the --- animal fat; and if reports be correctit
wood. We also finish the rows by
limit be as indefinite as the Fig culture will soon be extensively made
may laying them in regular order all over no difference to him-as it

mythical "frost line" over which there the top. When the box is opened it engaged in, and it will be welcomenews seems not to have to his followers

has been so much discussion until is a delight to look upon." to many that the lightest and here-whether it came from cattle,

effectually disposed of by our frosty .- poorest soils may be used for this pur- horses or dogs. His system was sub-
The Navel Orange? We know of places where
winter. The entire northern portionof pose. many sequently patented in the United
Are we perfectly safe in planting so stone fruits and muscats are not successfully -
the State will produce them success- States and the manufacture in
of the
many Navel oranges, to the utter and grown on account light
fully, and the rich agricultural landsof entire exclusion of the seedlings? The ness of the soil. Such places are the 1872 or 1873, in New York, where

Middle Florida are especially favor- prices this season for the Navel are I home of the finest figs. They will here among many good things that originate -

able. All our poor pine lands as wellas ]] not so much in excess of the seedling become highly flavored, light in color, innumerable bad things spring
prices as one ago-fifty cents in and will dry easily. In such soil fig up
the rich hammocks of East Floridaat to choke them. Lard
the orchard being about the difference.At culture will pay better than any others.
least as far south as parallel twenty- the same price the seedling is the -Excltan gee was finally substituted for some of

eight admit of successful culture, but more profitabie fruit to grow.-Rural [While it is true that the lightestand the other fats in the manufacture of

the extreme southern portion accord- Californian. poorest soil will produce the fig, the counterfeit, and its cost being

ing to our observation .and informa Watch the markets and compare the it is equally true that no fruit will cheapened thereby and additional

tion for some reason does not seem to respective prices of the seedling and the respond more speedily and profitably capital interested, factories grew up in

favor it. We are inclined to think Navel, then compare the amount of to rich soil and plenty of food and all sections of the country, until now

however, that with proper care and fruit grown on the trees of each at the moisture.ED. DIHPATCH.] 200,000,000 pounds of the fraudulentstuff

adaptation of culture to the climateit same age, and a very close estimate -*-+-*- are manufactured annually,

may be grown almost universally in can be made of the money value of the Precocious Sprout which not only takes tTTu place of lit)
We were shown a few days by
the State. It must be constantly two kinds. Having done this, consider ago much natural butter, but stops the
Mr. F. E. Hale of this place the
borne in mind that it is soft wood the chances each would have on an says consumption of at least 200,000,000
Cedar Key Journal, a box containingten
with spongy roots, very different from over-crowded market when some fruit pounds more through the suspicion

the orange-that the roots run near would have to go a begging. Which or twelve orange sprouts, nine or created in the minds of the consumer,
ten mouths from the seed of which
the surface and after rains require 'would it be, the Navel or seedling? of everything resembling butter.
number less than five
no were bearing
mulching with straw or grass to keep It needs no great gift of prophecy to The fraud or wrong consists in the
flower buds These
ready to
the hot sun and dry season followingfrom decide that point. This season, when open. fact that less than one per cent of this

the tender fibres. It should be. everything in the shape of an orangeis young trees were exposed during all imitation butter is sold for what it
the cold weather of without
borne in mind that while they will ex- eagerly sought for, the seedling sells really is ; it is sold as pure butter.
That should
ist in the poorest soil, they will respond readily, but with a dull market thatwe protection.very precociously they is very remarkable. "If a man counterfeits a dollar or a

to irrigation and fertilizing are liable to have at times in any They are only about six inches penny, if a forges another's name fort

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Prison stares him in the face ; and yet 1 ida than good butter. Very little of their support of the Scott bill, whichis to be practically referred for that information -

here is a set of men, recognized by so- the butter brought from the North is ours. to the "humblest colored

ciety as respectable, treated by the good, and it all becomes thin oil under Not only do this immediately, but farmer in that State," who might feel
insulted were the needed directions
commercial world as honorable, who the influence of our midsummer cli- circulate petitions at once and have
given, and this in a book intended for
are imposing upon the poorest and the mate. The native product is poor them signed by as many as possibleand those "unacquainted with our soil and 1

richest alike, besides defrauding the stuff about the color and consistencyof forward them to me at the Na- climate."

honest producer of his legitimate "Dutch cheese." Many include the tional Hotel, Washington, D. C. Bya I supp'se, however, that no such ob-

market, and ruining the most important want of good butter among the disad- long pull, and a strong pull, and a jection existed to giving direction for
planting other vegetables, and turned
wholesome, cleanly and valuable vantages of life in Florida-more especially pull all together, we will succeed. to the articles, on Irish potatoes and:

single industry the country has." I in East and South Floridaandwill Very respectfully, tomatoes, I found to as a valuable and

scarcely credit our assertion that I J os. H. REALL, remunerative vegetables, but not one

"Of the entire annual products of good butter can be made here as easilyas President American Agricultural and Dairy word as to when they should be planted.A .

the farmer, amounting to over two in the State(f north of us, and does Association. few weeks ago on reading your
D. C. 8 1886.( remarks
Washington, April interesting about cassava, I
thousand million dollars and exceed not cost more than it did there a few -. turned to Whituer in the faint hopeof

ing all other products together, thereis years ago, when their dairy resources Butter in Florida. finding when it should be planted.

no adulteration or fraud in a single were undeveloped, as ours are now. A Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: i Not one word of direction as to this

item. His grain, meat, fruits, and valued lady correspondent sends us the Having been a reader of your valu- point, so vital to success. Undoubtedlythe

everything he produces are sold in following points on butter making, and able paper for sometime past, I have author knows thoroughly all the de-
toils needed, but did not think of
their pure state and at the minimum we would say in passing, that at her noticed an inquiry whether butter can mentioning them. In a future edi-

price. Corn is made into glucose and : lovely home on the shores of Lake be made in your State. In answerI tion many practical details might be

bad whisky after it leaves his granary. : George, we lave ealen butter made by wish to say that my family have given, with some notes of explanationas

Adulterated crackers are made from her hands as sweet, rich, and golden- been using for( some time past, butter to the difference of seasons for planting -

the flour long after the wheat leaves yellow as ever came from any Goshen that \\as made in Bradford county, between here and the North and
West, with reference to the ordinary
his bins, and lard is converted into dairy : (near Lawtey), as good as my grocer occurrence of dry weather in April

creamy butter after the hog has gone To make good butter the cream charges forty cents per pound. We and May, the cause of serious loss

out of his pens. But it is not so with must be churned before the whey formsin are also using good v fresh eggs re- every year. SOUTH FLORIDA.It .

what he buyes. About every article it. which it will do in a few hoursin ceived from the same place. Very would be impossible to includeall

sold him is adulterated or misrepre- warm weather after the cream sours. Respectfully yours, etc., the details in a work like Prof.Whitner's
We make six pounds of butter from
sented. He especially when
agriculture -
gets impure sugar glucosefor
one cow per from nine quarts of
molasses, adulterated coffees, teas, milk ; she gives eleven ; we sell two New York, April. 12, 188ft is in a formative state as it is

spices and tobaccos, short weight soaps quarts of it. A Yankee can stir one here. This belongs rather to the rural

and candles, adulterated cloths and pint of cream, but as I am not a full Danish Uutter.Bradstreet's press. If our correspondent will con-
blooded one, I never churn less than says that Denmark sent
fide his perplexities to will
calicoes, shoddy clothing, imperfect us, we help
two quarts. Butter that I make hereis 3,740,800 pounds of butter to Eng-
him out to the best of"our As
machinery fraudulent fertilizers. He ability,
as much ahead of the butter madein land alone during February, and the #
is swindled with patent rights, light- the North and brought here as to sweet potatoes ; will not Mr. S. L.
for March exceed
shipments greatly
ning-rods, and spurious seeds, and con- Northern butter is ahead of what the I. Taber, of Glen St. Mary's, and Mr.
that. The finest Danish butter sold in
'. sumed with taxes and interest. He natives make, in color and quality. George Hutchinson, of Crescent City,
While Northern butter needs to be London, March 25th, at twentytwocents
favor us with their
sells foods at the lowest possible experience duringthe
pure handled with a in summer, and the is
spoon my per pound quality equalthe
price and buys inferior ones at the last year, and their conclusions as
make I carry from the safe, which sets finest Elgin which
highest. And while he stands all this on the porch, to the kitchen with a creamery was to methods, variety and profits ? These
in New York the at
quoted same day
he cannot live if a principal article of fork. One simply melts, while the gentlemen are professional growers
his production must compete with a other keeps its shape. \Ve had a native thirty-four cents. The effect of thisis and raise improved sorts for northern
cow that gave eight quarts per day visible in the exports from New
base counterfeit made at half the cost markets. And won't some one else
of very good milk on not more than York which were less than one-sixth
of his honest product. Of all the farm- give our correspondent the "old time"
fifty cents' worth of feed a week, besides that of the same work last year.
ers productions butter is the only one pasture. The butter made from way of raising yams, West Indies and

that can be counterfeited. The specu- her was excellent in quality and quan Providence potatoes-it makes one's

lator cannot make imitation milk, tity. Our Jersey cow has never been mouth water to think of their honied
sick a day since we have had her, Vegetable aIIden sweetness when baked from
the fresh
cheese wheat oats meat fruit
corn, which is over two years. She came .
or any other article of farm produce, from Mecklenburg county, Virginia, opened "banks" in spring-worth a

or he would do it. October, 1883. In April, 1884, she Practical Information on Gardening dozen of the mealy "improved" sort

*t *! *" had a calf (pure Jersey), which now Wauled. demanded by the northern market.
has a call a week old. She gives six Editor Florida Dispatch: .
"We want imitation butter under quarts a day, and has never been sick. I am much interested in forage and Diversify Your Productions.

national law, because every rogue hasa Our cows get say three dollars' worthof other crops ; having come from New If our orange growers would sand-

wholesome fear of the police power of feed a month. York to make a home here, and hav- wich in among their groves the fig,

the National Government. We want I hope I have answered your ques- ing already spent many thousands o f. peach, Japan plum and quince they

J ten cents a pound because it costs tions think so as they you may do. be The of milk some and use,but-forI dollars in clearing, planting, budding,, would find it greatly to their advantage -

I twenty cents a pound to make good ter question is a very important one etc. Allow me to take advantage o f while waiting on the slower development -

. butter. while they. can make butterine for the South. writing you, to call your attention to of the orange.If .

for ten cents, the price of lard and a > O another subject, namely, the need of a our Southern farmers will diver-

little butter added. State legislationhas To Dairymen and Creaiiierymen. practical work on gardening in Flor- sify their products and make sure of

proved ineffective. Twenty States Our measure for the control of the ida. You will probably immediatelysay "hog and hominy" for home consumption -

have laws against its manufacture and manufacture and sale of imitation but- : "Buy Prof. Whitner's Work," I with sufficient stock to supply

sale, but they are grossly defied. Finesof ter is now before Congress. It will did so on your printed advice as soon milk, butter and fertilizers they will

$100 are imposed, but dealers say effectually stop the fraudulent sale of as the book appeared, hoping to find it soon be beyond the reach of cotton

they can the sum every month imitation butter and relief and speculators.
pay bring of practical use, as the introduction ....
and -
and go ahead with good profit, restore prosperity to the dairy interestsof commends it the unexperienced and
do it." Farming in Berkshire
many especially to strangers unacquainted
the country. According to the London Times, for
with our soil and climate. I was naturally -
Butter In East Florida. You aid in securing prompt ac
Making can the three has been
anxious to raise some vegetables past years done ata
There is probably no article of diet tion by writing at once to the mem- and-supposed that I should find ample loss, and that the low price ruling

which is missed more by the new settler bers of the House of Representativesnod I directions for growing sweet potatoes for wheat will largely increase that

during the fire nummer in Flor Senate from your State urging I w begin with, J VM rather* t




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New York and Boston and the mar- er upon orange groves, vegetable crops, I trate the passers back and forth be-
Floridiana.: kets of the East, have you not the cattle ranges or fisheries. You have tween New York and Brooklyn, and
a Gulf of Mexico by which to reach most excellent prospects as a manufac- such ferry if properly utilized shouldbe
RAILROAD DEVELOPMENTS Mobile and New Orleans and the markets turing town. The energetic gentlemen worth more to Tampa than all the
Speech of Colonel IIah.ell at Tuiiipu. of the Mississippi valley? If she I who have established the cigar making business which she now controls.
At the recent festival at Tampa on has her magnificent water highway, industry here have laid] their plans Climatic. .Healing.A .
the occasion of the completion of the the; St. Johns river, have you not your upon an extensive foundation, which Boston clergyman afflicted with
Plant system of railroad to that place equally magnificent bay, with its could! only have been prepared by men bronchitis and rheumatism left homein
Colonel Haines made some interesting many miles of coast, its tributary bays of experience as well as capital. They February to find relief in Florida.
reflections upon the efforts of their enterprise and estuaries Where in Florida i is would not have made such an invest- After ten days spent in one of the new
upon the State. We have 'there any better soil for those products ment if they had not felt sure of their towns in Marion county, in a letter to
only space for the salient points of his which> have made your State what it ground. And what was the principal Zion's Herald not too complimentaryof
speech. is, than it is to be found in the consideration which induced them to all the physical features of the
Two years ago, he said, he landedor region between Terra Ceia bay establish their business here in Tampa? locality, he says :
rather grounded first and landed and the Manatee river? or any I do not doubt that it was on account "But the air Who can describeit
afterwards-from one of Miller & spot in the same latitude more of its geographical position-the most I ? Who can tell its purity, its soft-
Henderson's steamers. He describedthe favored by nature than the famed peninsula -I southern seaport on the Gulf coast, at ness, its healing influence upon an
aspect of the town then, and con- of Point Pinellas? Here all the head of a capacious bay, lookingout inflamed and irritated throat, upon
trasted it with its present appearanceof around you is your back country, and toward the fair island of Cuba. weak and laboring lungs ? How
prosperity, the result of but three if you will work for business there as Yes, gentlemen, they have sown the quickly inflamed and ulcerated sur-
years growth. He likened its rapid the merchants of Jacksonville have, road to fortune. It lies southward to faces of the mucus membrane respondto
stridesto those of Jacksonville, and you will not be without your reward, the tropics. its magical, health-restoring influ-
said : "I had the satisfaction of completing and an ever increasing one. For the DeSoto landed his first expeditionto ence With what delight you inhale
what is known as the Live growth of the region properly tribu- the Gulf at Tampa for the same full draughts of it, as it flows like a
Oak connection. When we got that tary to your town has not stopped reason that his fellow countrymen* soothing stream over and into every
railroad open and asked the railroad stopped! far from it. It has just be- three hundred years later have estab- cavity of the lungs, imparting new
officials in New York to sell through gun. For but two years has this coun- lished their cigar factory here. Be- vigor to the whole system I And some
tickets to Jacksonville they declinedto try been fairly opened up by the rail- cause it is the nearest seaport to Ha- morning you awake to the fact that
do so unless we would pay for printing roads. For much less time have you vana And why did Mr. Yulee pro- the swollen joints, and the hitherto
0' the tickets. They did not even had regular communication with the ject a railroad from Fernandina to aching muscles, which have been pos-
know where Jacksonville was. Now Manatee country. There is the region Tampa ? For the same reason that sessed and employed by rheumatism to
they run a sleeping car every nightout around Clearwater Harbor, which has Mr. Plant projected a railroad to the torture you day and night, have be-
of New York direct Jacksonville attracted settlers-a Because it is the
to many country same point. nearest come painless. How, you cannot tell.But .
and so they will to Tampa beforewe which is readily accessible from Tam- seaport to Havana What the war with a rapture that seems almost
are much older. But the way to pa by steamboat, either directly or by prevented the one from accomplishingthe childish, you gaze at the diminished
Live Oak was too roundabout. It tramway from Bay View: The Char- other has completed. An iron swelling, and press and squeeze and
was not until Mr. Plant authorized the lotte Harbor country and the Caloosa- highway for the interchange through test the parts where your enemy had
construction of the Waycross route in hatchee are also within reach of you your port of the products and the peo- formerly held his court and adminis-
1880, that the prosperity of Jackson- by steamer, or by rail, when the Flor- ple of the temperate and tropical regions tered his cruel and agonizing inflic-
ville really began. Then there was ida Southern Railroad is completed.You of North America. Upon the tions. How to account for these
but one train daily into Jacksonvillefrom ought to do a jobbing business in great natural highway over which De- results, I know not ; but I do know
the North and West now there Hernando, Hillsborough, Polk and Soto's fleet sailed for many days be- their reality from happy experience.
are eight or ten. Then Monday'sNew Manatee counties. But man cannot fore landing in Tampa Bay Mr. Plant Undoubtedly, the freedom from
York paper could not be read in live by bread alone, and Tampa cannot has placed a steamship which twice a severe, biting cold, and the usual
Jacksonville before Thursday ; now it live by selling goods alone. You must week accomplishes the same distancein warmth of the temperature have muchto
is read there on Tuesday. All this seek to diversify your resources if you twenty-four hours. Twenty-four do with these things. Usually the
improvement and much more which I want to see your city grow in wealth hours There is the whole matterina thremometer would register from 74 to
will not stop to mention grew out of and population. In past years your nut-shell. That seaport of the 84 degrees at noon. Only once duringmy
the construction of the Waycrossroute merchants controlled a considerable United States which is within twenty- ten days' stay was there any frost,
and from that time the growthof cattle trade with Cuba. If the condi- four hours' journey of Havana, am I and this only in low, damp places.
Jacksonville has been steadily on- tion of business on that island has not right in saying that her highwayto The nights were just cool enough to
ward., These facilities put her mer- made the trade unprofitable, why not fortune lies directly southward to promote comfortable sleep.
chants in position to supply the wants look for markets elsewhere? With the tropics. For Havana is the most -..
of the country which was being openedup your railroad facilities you can ship I northern port of the islands of the The Freeze in Columbia County.
to them by the extension of rail- stock as far northward as Tennessee, Carribbean Sea, and the natural route The orange trees in most places are
road and steamboat facilites into South and Kentucky can ship southward ; for the interchange of the productsand badly damaged from the cold.. I
Florida-and if the Waycross Short and if your ordinary cattle cannot com- the people of the tropical and the notice a large per cent of the trees,
Line has done this for the merchantsof pete with their beef, can your stock temperate regions of North Americais however, that are putting on a crop of
Jacksonville, what has the South raisers not improve the breed just as between the most northern port of foliage, as if but little damaged, here
Florida Railroad done for the mer- they have done. You should bear in the one and the most southern port and there a few blooms. The crop of
chants of Tampa? Are you not put in mind that a large part of South Flor- of the other. Remember, too, that oranges in this section will be small,
position to control the trade of the ida is more suitable for stoek raising Havana is the commercial and social but as our people never depended on
very back country which this same than any other business, and that this metropolis, not only of Cuba, but of the orange for a support, they pay but
South Florida Railroad has opened up important addition to your resources all the Spanish speaking people in the little attention to the loss. We all have
to you? The trade of Seffuer and should not be neglected. Then the West Indies, Central America and the small groves for ornament and home
Plant City, of Lakeland and Auburn- waters of your bay are teeming with northern coast of South America, anda consumption, but never depended upon
dale, of Bartow and Fort Meade, of fish. With an ice factory in your steam ferry from that city to Tampamust the TimesUnion.crop as a money crop.-0. in
Dade City and Brooksville? Like town you ought to ship fish packed in concentrate upon it the passers --.-.-S.-
Jacksonville, you do not depend upon ice over a large part of Florida. Geor- back and forth between these two Ten acres of land have been pre
railroads alone. If Jacksonville has gia and South Carolina. regions and the United States as sented to the colored Industrial Col-
ready access by the Atlantic Ocean to But you are not dependent altogeth surely as the East river ferries concen .I lege at Lake City.


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Florida All Right. farmers have finished planting cotton, nan near Henderson planted one be like iron. Their docility is surprising 1

Editor Frank P. Sheafor, of the while others are yet putting seed in the acre of tobacco. There were 5,000 and they seem to have an instinctive \

Colorado Morning News, on his return ground. hills. He made 1,380 pounds whichhe knowledge of their calling, '!

from the recent editorial excur- We are informed that a large hotel sold for $385.25 net. The next and a well trained and thoroughbred ,

sion to Florida, reports "Florida all will be built on the bluff of Indian year same land, he made 1,550 pounds, mastiff seems to be able to distinguish

right on the orange question," and River, at the mouth of Eau Gallic and sold it for 416.85 net. In 1884 a thief from an honest man. Childrenmay I

says of our people : river, during the summer months. The he made on the same acre 1,765 fondle and play with them, even ,

"Outside. Colorado, I believe theyare location is attractive as well as beauti- pounds, which he sold for $500, beingten rudely, without exciting their ire.

the most generous, friendly openhearted f ul.Titusville Sun. cents per hill. In Granville and Few people know anything about

and intelligent people in the Over two hundred buildings have other counties such examples as this dogs, and the value of good training.

world. Nothing was too good for the been erected in St. Augustine within abound. One man near Oxford They require discipline and manage-

quill-pushers. No time or expensewas the last year, ranging in cost from planted ten acres for three consecu- ment, and the more they are in your

spared in entertaining the dele- $500 to $1,000,000, the latter price tive years. He worked two men anda company the more intelligent they will

gates, and showing the State up in its i being the ultimate cost of the Poncede boy. The results were $12,000 for become, and they will in time seem to

true light. Balls, state dinners and Leon Hotel, not yet completed. three years' work-an an average, of know your very language and the expressions -

receptions welcomed the party from $400 a and $400 to the of
year, acre. your face. So strong is
the time they entered the State until Archer, on the Transit Railroad, is
More results than these
surprising can affection for their master that
they left. Many thousands of dollars one of the greatest vegetable produc-
be given. But these show that to- you may consider yourself safe under
ing centres in Florida. Forty thou-
were appropriated for that "
pays. their guardianship. Some think
sand bushel crates have been shippedin
and used with will. It
a was a great Now let the writer add that tobacco that the mastiff is no match for the ingenuity -
card for Florida, and the people a single season, mostly tomatoes,
cucumbers and beans. culture is no new thing in Georgia or of a burglar, which is a great
showed themselves be
alive their
to to
Florida. Its adaptability and paying mistake, for, with the keen power of
best interests on all occasions." Another Leon county plantation has
been yields were tested years ago and found olfactories, they may be relied on to
purchased by
a gentleman I
Iron Ore lu Florida. satisfactory, but cotton required less give warning against the first approachof
last week. It is of what is
The only iron deposits yet discov- known as the "Overstreet"part tract com- skill and vigilance. If the low price. the intruder. Little does the burg-

ered in Florida are near Bronson, in of the latter now warrants the return i lar know what the character of the
prising 640 acres. It is about seven
Levy county. The ore is said to be to tobacco, our farmers have but to animal is he would attempt to allure.
miles from Tallahassee, has a fine lakeon
very rich, and to exist in large quan- proceed with its cultivation. Seedsare They have a home, a master,good care
it and is near Lake Hall.
tities. The Confederate governmenttook sown here in April.-Savannah and attention, and they appreciatethem I

steps to utilize this deposit, and peaches at Micanopy\ are as N e'W8. and perform duties with an almost -
large as marbles and other varietiesare --. 4
entered upon the construction of a human conscienciousness. In

furnace and extensive works, when loaded very heavily with fruit. Tobacco.The breaking them they should be under

the and the The LeConte pear trees in one grove South Carolina Legislature has the of
Confederacy collapsed care only one person, and be on
have set a large number of The appropriated $1,800 for the purposeof I
iron works "went up. pears. the chain or, better still, in a small
.. .. trees have been planted four years, making a practical test in the culture built
yard for the the
purpose, during ;
Effect of the Freeze in Duval County.It and this is the second year they have of tobacco, $50 to be given to one
day, and out of sight of 4
is a singular feature of the effectsof bloomed.No farmer in each country, and a premium strangers.

the cold winter the of $100 to the farmer reportingthe Regular feeding is very important,
upon orange more fertile land can be foundin and .the heaviest meal at night, whenon
trees in Duval county, that the oldest I any State than is embodied in the best result, the farmer to whom night duty. As a good dog is
and largest trees have in many instances celebrated Gulf hammock of the application is to be given to be selected -
Levy be
4 apt to poisoned, I find it
been killed while the trees have I It is miles by a committee of three prac- necessaryto
[ county. forty long by train them not to eat from
been uninjured. Such learn is the tical farmers in each anyone
we twelve broad and. county appointedby
equal to the best that they do not know, which can be
fact on Mr. A. M. Reed's place up the Louisiana bottoms for sugar and veg- the commissioner of agriculture. easily accomplished by throwing little
river and Mrs. Stowe's at Mandarin, etables. .4
.. Tobacco In Columbia County. pieces of meat around the yard, and
also at Mrs. Mitchell's, Mr. Phillipsand
The farmers are planting tobacco whenever he picks one up scold or
Mr. Merrill's on the East side.
quite extensively this spring. It will whip him until he is broken of the
STATE ITEMS. probably take the place of cotton to habit. It will take several lessons,

a considerable extent, as it is consid- and should only be commenced after

In Jackson county the prospects are Tobacco. ered a better paying crop. he is thoroughly under your controlas

good for a bountiful harvest.It The North Carolina Gold Leaf to obeying your commands, etc.

is calculated that one hundred says: The Dome Guard. After each lesson bring him t') his reg

and fifty new buildings will be erectedin That tobacco pays, and pays well Editor Florida Dispatch ular feeling place and give a good

Bartow this year. -far better than any other money Of all the watch dogs the English feed, as much as to let him know that

The first consignment of string beansto crop known to the farmer-has been mastiff is the best. They share with he can get all he wants at home, without -

New York, was from Palmetto,and so often demonstrated in these columns the bull-dog the honor of being the i having to go abroad for it. The

they sold at $7 per crate. that the Gold Leaf does not believe it national dogs of England, and are the lesson will soon be learned by the intelligent -

A factory for making artificial stone necessary to try to impress that fact most faithful and reliable of watch and king; of watch dogs( -

and marble has been started at Wood- further upon its readers. But thereare dogs. They are especially for guard- English mastiffs.

bridge, near Lake Maitland. many portions of North Carolina ing the orange groves of this State and E. S. RICHARDSON.

where tobacco-culture has never been private residences, where there are del- DeLand. Fla.
The Sanford and Lake Eustis Rail- ..
tried that are capable of producing a icate flowers, etc., to be stolen at the -e.JeacanM
road, which is to be completed at once l'earw .
good article of the weed, if not af fineas will of the night prowler. When prop- and Orange
is to be operated by the Jacksonville, Those of who
our people
that already known to
our mar- erly trained they will go the rounds ofa
Tampa and Key West Company.The kets." building or grove as well or better peaches and pears a few years ago are

orange trees about Waldo are To this Wilmington Star adds : "It than a human being-every few hours, proud of it. However, there will bea

full of fruit, and the crop of that sec- is shown from actual sales that North or oftener, as they are trained.As considerable orange crop in this

tion will be greater than in any pre- Carolina farmers have made from a general thing a mastiff will pina county this year, though many trees

vious season if the trees retain the $200 to $500 to the acre, and from man and hold him, and will bite which bore last year are killed to the

crop. $300 to $1,000 to the hand, and more. only when enraged by resistance or a ground. The loss is fully as great as
at first after the freeze
Corn is in Madison and The Henderson Gold Leaf blow. anticipated ,
up county gives a It is almost impossible to kill but not great enough to discourage.Lake .-
much of it has been plowed, and some recent example. It says : In 1882 a one with a club, as their head seems to City Guide.

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and muck. A little cotton I I Beekeepers of the llttllfaxaml: Hlllsboro.
'. manure ( They are simply perfect. never

Poultry.Poultry seed meal added to the above makesan would use a hen again to raise chickens. The following is a list of the bee-

", excellent fertilizer.) Another If I ever should be so unfortu- keepers on the coast, with the numberof
colonies of each : Olson, 200 ; Mc-
From a Florida Standpoint. good way is to fill the bottom of the nate as to have to hatch chickens with
Farland, 155 ; Johnson, 150 Shel-
Value to the Fanner, etc. hen house with muck and it is hen I would the brooder
as a certainly use don, 140 ; Smith, 100 ; Brours & Bro.,

It is an acknowledged fact that covered with the droppings add more to rear them with. I hatched hun- 100 ; Clinton, 78 ; Carpenter & Nel-

chickens and a garden should be keptin etc., etc., until there is enough to take dreds last year with hens, and took son, 82 ; Packwood, 73 ; Hardy, 90 ;

different yards, but not so with the out and apply to the land. Hen ma- them when a few hours old and placed Hewitt, 60 ; Robinson, 25 ; Ashmead,
50 ; Wallace, 20 ; Rush, .22 ; Futch.
droppings that accumulate in one'schicken nure in its raw state should not be them in the brooders, and raised
23 ; Lowd, 18 ; Hawley, 13 ; Bowly,
house. applied to a plant or seed as it is too stronger chickens and a larger percent 11 ; Speissiger ; Lewis, 10 ; Murray -

There are few farmers that appreciate strong and heating. : of them than I ever raised with 10 ; Spencer, 10 ; Jones, 16 ;

the value of hen manure, and E. S. RICHARDSON. the best of hens.-H. A. March in Pacific King, 14 ; Hewes, 20 ; Berry, 15 ;

fewer yet that save and use the same DeLand, Florida. Rural Press. Detwiller, 50 ; Shyrock, 7 ; Donald,

when they do have chickens about. Of .. 7 ; Goodwin, 125 ; Mitchell, 51 ;
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Hart, 75. Total, 1,965 colonies. The
all the places I have visited in this Best Grain.
above includes the
Experience With Incubation. only larger apiarists
State I have to find well The kind of grain best adapted for
yet a kept hundred from Port Orange south to Oak
"bought a two egg ma-
hen house with proper arrangements poultry feeding depends upon the Hill, and all hut one living on the
chine. Here I made mistake. I
t.. for the saving of the droppings-I do a season, weather, condition and breedof Hillsborough river.-Enterprise Her-
should have five hundred
bought one ald.
fowls. Corn is only allowable and
not mean to say there are none, but ....
I raise chickens
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capacity, as by
it has not been my pleasure to know in small quantities during severe cold. Mexican Bees.
the thousands and from five hui
of such a case. The Asiatic breeds should rarely have The small bees of Mexico are well
dred hundred hens the
seven laying
Hen manure is very rich and is any, as they naturally take on fat too known to entomologists) as the honey
round. It the
year only requires same
used by our Florists very extensively readily. For the best egg productionin bees of the tropics. They are knownas
amount of labor to attend the larger
at the North. The following is taken heavy fowls oats are as good a feedas ;Meliponce, are very small, have no
machine and is
hatching capacity
from an Eastern paper. Asiatic any. They give bulk, while the stings, and live in very large colonies.
than double. I took
fowls will eat in a year when kept in more my pur- nutriment they contain is of the kind The wings are shorter than the abdomen
chase home set it and well
up got
small quarters, fifty-six }pounds of which goes to make eggs rather than and the mandibles are not toothed.
laughed at for paying $50 for a ma-
corn, thirty of wheat and twenty-five fat. There are several species of them.
chine to cook two hundred eggs in, for,
pounds of bran each. The following Some build their combs in hollow trees,
as my wife says, "Don't I know it will
table gives the value of manure from some in banks, and others suspend
never hatch chickens.
one hundred pounds of each of feed : .p i&ry. their nests from branches of trees. One
Now for results. I filled the incu-

Wheat...... . .. . ... .. ..... .. ..... .. $ .33 85 bator with followed instructions, variety | builds clay hives, and its
Wheat Bran ..... .... ................... 33 eggs is said be excellent.
Barley ..... .. ..... ..... .... ...., 32 which are very simple, not one-third Bees and Honey. honey
Oats .. ....... ...... ... ....... .. ... 3S.MlddUngH .
.... .. .. ...... ....-... .. .. .. 68 the labor that I would have to bestowon There is no branch of productive A Cold Winter for Bees.
Clover nay .... ... ..... ...... . . 48
To get the value of your manure twenty hens, which would have necessary industry to which the citizens of Flor A Duval county beekeeper says

Lv to have covered the two hun- ida can devote attention that will the past severe winter has weakened
you have to know the amount of food

given your fowls. Thus for examplewe dred eggs, it being quite cold at that I make surer and better returns than many of his colonies. Anticipatingour

take the above. One fowl eats, time of year, February, in Washington the raising of bees and production of usual warm winter weather and

viz.. : Territory. There were no lice, no honey. The specimens of products of early spring, a larger quantity of

Amount. Kind. Weight. Value Manure.of fleas, none of the terrible stench of a the apiaries of Putnam, Brevard and honey was taken in the fall, not leav-

1 bushel Corn 56}bioi. SO.18% setting-house with twenty hens con- Columbia counties made at the recent ing sufficient to properly sustain the
Wheat 30 "
_4 Wh't Bran 25 102 fined in it for three weeks, but reallya Exhibit in this city give ample testi- bees through the protracted cold of

S0.47 pleasure to attend to it. Every few mony that firm honey cannot be pro :I this season.

Thus cents worthof days the I would break duced and when take 1I 1-------. .
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manure from one fowl fed on the to note progress, and found a living into account that at least nine monthsof Woman's Sncress.! -Tuberoses.EditorFLOUIDA .

above amount of food. The is for the chicken every time. The twentieth the year the bees may find suste- DISPATCH :
On page 256 (April 5th) under the
Eastern market. and should be worth day, about noon, they commenced com nance and Jay in stores from the heading Woman's Succexv" I find

more here where good fertilizers arc ing out of the shell, and such hatchingI abundance of wild vegetation, and
statements which are so contrary to a
scarce. It will certainly pay any one never saw, dozens of eggs pipping at considering the vast resources for three in
year's experience growingtube
keeping chickens to save the manure, once and dozens of chickens every half honey afforded by our extended and
I rose bulbs for northern dealers,
and it will pay any one to keep fowls hour. After all had lunched that extending orange groves, no one will
that I ask the insertion of this, fearing
for their manure in this State, especi-- would, I found I had one hundred and question the fact that bee culture and
that the inflated statements on page

ally if they are engaged in truck seventy-three fine, healthy chickens honey production can be made a sta- 256 may lead] some persons astray.

farming-but as I said before they from the two hundred eggs. I took ble source of reliance 1 for the invest- "
:30,000 sets (bulbs) at 18 per 1,000
must be kept in separate yards, when out none of the infertile eggs, and ment of labor and capital. It is within $540 the product of one quarter

the young vegetables are small. Along broke quite a number in watching pro- the reach of the poorest inhabitant, *'
acre I grow them twelve by
towards night they could be let into gress; so I was very well satisfied with and the invalid as well as the women
twenty inches apart ; 26,136 per acre
the patch and if one's garden was the hatch. and children may find it an agreeableas
and only under the best conditions .
troubled by insects of any kind they The second hatching, I filled the incubator well as profitable employment.When .
of the
can one get ninety per cent.
would soon make quick work of them. to its full capacity and set we consider the great pains
bulbs to pass inspection. (li inch in
But this can only be done after the four hens at the same time. At the taking required at the North and the
diameter) as No. 1. (1.( e. fit for northern -
plants are of sufficient size to be be- sixth day I took out all infertile eggs success which attends the business
sales). For my last crop I was
yond the power of a little"scratching." and filled up from the hens. On the there under the adverse influence ofa
offered $12 per thousand for numberone
HOW TO SAVE MANUREis I thirteenth day I examined again and cold climate where for the greater
from who the
a party purchased
a question often asked by our cor- took all addled eggs and again filled portion of the year the bees have to
preceding crop at $10. I should place
respondents and a short "few words"on from the hens. The result was every be housed and fed, we wonder that
the product of "one-fourth acre" at
that question might come in here. egg hatched but four, and the chickens our superior advantages are not more
$60. If one raises "A number one"
Our method is to have the roosts arranged were as strong and healthy as anyI readily appreciated and the business
bulbs and to
ships England they
over boards to catch the drop- ever hatched under Plymouth Rock more extensively entered upon, may
realize $18 to $ll per thousand net.
pings, which are taken to a compost hens.Now I As time and space allow we shall J. H. FOSTER.

neap and mixed with cow and horse a word about the brooders. present this interest. Tangerine, Florida.

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: 1 Birds. wholesome ragged remnants of foliage, cents a piece. With several taxider- results of its use in every place it has ,\\
wrapt in slimy winding sheets, woven mists she carried out the contract, been fairly tried are convincing at \
by the crawling inch worms. Hid- having engaged young and old to kill once to any unprejudiced person thatit
Till*: ENGLISH-SPARROW. eous hump-backed insects crawlingover birds of different kinds, and paying is a first-class and valuable fertilizer,
Keep Him Out of Florida. every limb and twig, or dangling them ten cents for each specimen not i for vegetables at any rate.
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: in myriads by their sticky webs to too much mutilated for millinery pur- Later in the season I will let you i
A word about that prince of pests, alight all over your person, or else to poses. The destruction has been so know the results on orange trees. Avery I
the English sparrow. Keep him out I I fall on the pavement to be crushed widespread as to practically exterminate great advantage in this"Calcined
of Florida, or he will, in time, take i into] a slippery, sickening mass under the gulls, terns and seaswallowson Humus" is its price $17.50 at the
possession, and drive away every bird I your feet; altogether making the cityan the coast in many places.On kiln. I do not wish to act the FloridaR.
that is now beneficial to us-the mockingbird I eyesore, and life an emetic. The the Pacific slope this slaughteris E. agent's game and find fault with
redbird, and I doubt if the little sparrows were imported and all carried on extensively* the skins any other production, but name thisas
butcher-bird would long hold his own this was at once changed.2nd packed in bales and sent to the East. a new article that in time will take
with the persistent little wretch. Several Lie.-"They are noisy." Theyare These must amount to hundreds of its place in the market.In .
years ago, in Utah, some gentlemen not noisy. There are a hundred thousands. In Europe this practice is regard to the other "F :'.' About
(the Messrs.\ Walker Brothers, I noises which occur every day, and from general, and in a London auction a year ago a planter here said to me,
believe), with what they consideredthe morning till night, that are fifty times store during the four mouths ending when speaking of forage, "What doesit
best interests of the place, and in greater than the twittering of the hon- April 1885, 404,464 West Indian and matter-a quarter of anxacre of
hopes of getting rid of the worms that est little sparrows. Every cart, car- Brazillian bird skins, and 356,389 tomatoes will pay for a year's forage.'"
were rapidly destroying the apple riage or car, even the foot-fall of this East Indian, besides thousands of 1m- Well, that is all very well for those .
crop, sent to England for about one ornithological assassin, makes more peyan pheasants and birds of Para- who have hammock or low piue lands
hundred of the little wretches, and noise than they do. dise. The question to be solved is for growing tomatoes at a profit with
turned them loose, and now every part I 3rd Lie.-"They are dirty." They whether this destruction is in the interest plenty of muck, but will not, in my
of the Territory, and also part of I are not dirty. That is to say, relatively of agriculture, with the opinion opinion, do for those who live on high
Idaho, are overrun by the devastating i l and what little dirt they do make largely predominating that they are pine lands and have not any access to
aliens, and everyone cries out against I could be easily avoided by providing more useful than destructive to the muck, but must rely, at present at
them. They are more useless than a them with proper accommodations. farmer. least, on chemical fertilizers ; and more
fat, lazy lap-dog, for he only eats One ash barrel, one Italian, one coal Protect the. 4 Hirtls.We than that, as we desire to get all the
beef, but these sparrows eat all the cart, the building or repairing of one had a law for the protection of home produce for ourselves:: and as
grain, fruit and blossoms, and drive house will make so incomparably the singing birds and birds of plum- speedily as possible abandon the
away all the birds that would benefitus. much more dirt, that these little fee "canned abominations" we are now
such the
age. was rapacity of our
If some arch-enemy of Florida low's offences are scarcely worth speaking -
-boys" and the visiting sportsmen thatit compelled to use, so also, in mercy to
would ruin the State in a generationor i of. those useful animals that haul us and
was repealed, and now the idle boys
less by introducing this devastation, 4th Lie.-"They drive out all otherbirds and amateur hunters of our cities are our two F's through Florida sand, the {(
measures-peaceable if possible, forci and monopolize all other neigh waging a war of extermination sooner we can also abolish this baled 1
ble if necessary-should be taken at borhoods they seize upon." This i is all the feathered songsters who upon were stuff, often only by courtesy entitled :
once to avert this calamity, and i if I the most infamous of all the lies, and want to fill the morning air with glad to the name of hay, the better our
nothing else drown all his birds one we have heard repeated and
cages con poor beasts like it. I do not say all
I melody. Sunday especially is a hard
and all, in the lower St. Johns, and do tradicted until we are sick of it. Thereare day for birds. the hay is bad), but sometimes dishonest -
not give one of these "winged vermin more of our native song birds to men have baled the hay, and
a chance to fly in Florida. be seen over the country, ten to one, -- - weight instead of quality was their
and ForuJe.
Could Governor Perry proclamate: I than there were thirty years ago, be To the Editor FI.OHIDA DISPATCH : goal. Then again, in its many milesof
against the nuisance, for a nuisance fore the sparrows were imported, and 1 It is a well-admitted axiom that to travel and numerous railroad trans-
they will prove if loosed here ? any man with two eyes in his head, succeed we must not spend more than fers, it gathers much dust, and that is
Yours truly, and a knowledge of facts, has only togo our income, but at present, in this bad for horses.
A. W. 0. MARGARY.\ into our public parks to satisfy him Pearl millet Kaffir
part of Florida at any rate, the large corn and Johnson -
Eustis, Fla., April 9, 1886. self of the fact.
are highly of and
sums sent away. for these two "F's" grass spoken ,
.(TIIE OTHER SIDE OF IT. They may be "the Chinese of the exceed that received for fruit and vegetables there is plenty of land near Eustis, aa
The tirades against the English Atlantic coast," but the whole civil and then we hear around us well as elsewhere in the State, that
sparrow that fill the papers are tissuesof ized world is standing aghast at our the continual cry of tightness of can be bought at $15 to $40 an acre,
lies. There is no word like the treatment of the poor Celestials.-Ex money-want of activity in the circu- that would yield handsome) returns for

honest Saxon word lie, to express the change. -- ... lating medium, etc. the outlay- in these -irraases.! Perhana&
character of such slanderous falsehoods Destruction of the nlrds. Of late two new home-made fertil- it would not pay to take land worth ]i
as these. It is a singular coincidence that the izers have appeared. For one of fror. 100 to S700 an acre for pas- !
1st Lie.-"Wherever the sparrows ladies who are proverbial for their these the chemicals are imported and t' rage or forage, but it will pay to use
have they have to be love of the birds should the / land for that
gone come re through then composted with muck and sold -priced purpose.It j
garded as unmitigated nuisance." influence of fashion become their most at S25 a ton. It is spoken well of by is these lessons we must learn '
They are not so regarded by rational 1 destructive enemies. The extent to those who have seen it tried in the from the disaster of the January
people, who are capable of recognizing which bird skins are used for millinery North, where coal-dust was used for a freeze : Not to rely on one kind of
the inestimable benefits they have purposes can hardly be estimated. body instead of muck, but it seems to crop, and now it seems that as a mat- }
conferred on this country. The goose One dealer in New York in the course me that the muck would be preferableto ter of necessity many who will have
who wrote the above remarks is prob of one trip of three months along the the coal-dust. little or no money this summer must j
ably not old enough to remember the coast of South Carolina secured over The other fertilizer is not only either dispose of their horse or get
spectacle in New York, or almost any eleven thousand bird skins, and one home-made, but the material is here home-grown fodder, or go in debt, and ,
of our large cities, presented in spring village on Long Island furnished the also, and thus it is "developing the re- that latter alternative should be '
and summer before the advent of the New York market with upwards of sources" of the country (DISPATCH!, avoided with all that is possible.II. .
sparrow, when the streets looked as 70,000 skins in four months. Vol. 5), No. 11, page 208)). It is called W. O. )[AHGARY.
though they had been swept by blightor An enterprising woman from New "Calcined Humus," and that tells you 4
fire. Not a green leaf to be seen, York contracted with a Paris millinery what it is ; there is sufficient charcoalin Washington belles now carry canes.
but in their place black and withered establishment to deliver during the it to absorb ammonia from the Dr. llaryValker is the king of the
branches, made hideous by a few uu- summer 40,000 skins of birds
forty dew and
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r 4lorithzispakit.JACKSONVILLE How You Can Help U! I MOTES FROM SOUTH CALIFORNIA.' acres. The next is the orchard of E.

--- -- ----.--.-- Our columns are devoted to the ma- South California, has few good ho- J. Baldwin, of the famous Santa Anita

FLA., APRIL 12, 1886. terial interests of the State, especiallyin tels. ranch, in the same valley, who has
x the departments of agriculture and about fifteen thousand trees. The thirdis
'f ,
A. H. MANVILLE Editor. There is prospect for a full crop
a immigration. We are not endeavor- of oranges next season. the orchard of L. J. Rose, at Sunny

Owing to the printers' strike in this ing to give our farmers and fruitgrowers Slope, who has eight thousand.
Citrus trees are scarce this spring.
city we have been unable to get this theoretical generalizations on the Choice varieties command one dollar I Jacksonville's phenominal increasein I

issue of the DISPATCH out on time. possibilities of our agriculture, but values; and population in the last

We crave the indulgence of our read- rather to reflect current thought; and each.A few years has a parallel in the wonderful -

ers in this delay. We have now a indicate present progressive practiceon group of six artesian wells in growth of Los Angeles. Since 1880

full force at work, and trust this irreg- farm, grove and garden, with stock, San Bernardino county is valued at I the population of the latter city has

ularity will not occur again. poultry, bees, etc. To the many in- a quarter of a million. tripled, and property has advanced
*.<. Not Southern but South California
Mere Truck. terested in Florida who see our paperin from three to four hundred per cent.

"Why don't they raise more garden other States and countries, we would is the way they style it now, and they Truly the eyes of the people are turned 1

offer plain facts rather than talk of a new State bearing this name. southward. Over \
truck'? asks the tourist, as he whizzes exagger- twenty-five hundred

through our "piney woods" and ham- ated description. Reader, you can Two million acres of land have intervening miles of one unbroken,

mocks in a parlor car.rJ' help us. Is there a point of special been restored to the public domain prosperous country. Our congratulations -

.r- J', value in your home or farm economyno : along the line of the Atlantic and Pa- go to our sister metropolis of

Cut Your Paper. matter.whether old or new-of cific railway. semi-tropical America on the shores of

In the "near future" we shall send greater or less importance-let us haveit. Lands are bringing fabulous prices; another ocean.

the DISPATCH to our readers "trimmed" Your neighbor in the adjoining that is to say, well watured lands. )-. t

and "pasted" in magazine style. county has long been trying to get The "water right" is "the rub" in Barley as! a Winter Pasture.

In the meantime cut your paper; you that same point "down fine," and can South California. Mr. C. C. Pearce after a three years

will find that the "original matter" is return a hint of equal value to your- trial is satisfied that barley makes a
of readers will be
Many our sur-
not confined to the first and eighth self. Are splendid winter pasture for stock. On
you a beginner? Do
to learn that Los the
prised Angeles,
the 16th of September he in three
Our is put
contents details
arranged un- Send
pages. want us your query, no metropolis of Southern California, hasa
der appropriate department headings, how acres, which he has allowed his cows
matter simple or it may seem of .
and all matter not credited to other to the initiated, it will receive atten- to run on most of the time since October -

source is prepared especially for this tion. Bear in mind that in the unique large crop of oranges is being 20th. Now it is nearly waist high
marketed at a good price; this has and
heading finely. Barley makes a
paper. agriculture of Florida the initiatedare
\ .. given an impetus to planting and a very rapid growth, lasts longer than
few, and they scarcely over the
Bring Out the Facts. threshold large acreage is being set out. rye, stock are fond of it and keep fat
of knowledge, while .thousands -
There is a general demand for more want the same information you Riverside, Cal., has shipped 203 car on it. Mr. Pearce is confident his

practical information on rural affairsin do. Do you want information about loads of oranges and lemons, duringthe patch will yield twenty bushels to the

this State. New comers, many of current fifteen in acre.-Floridian.
season against
the State, or some particular section, ,
them without previous agricultural or industry? Let us hear from you. '80-1, forty-two in '81-2, and fifty in )-.-4BarnYard Manure.-
training, want to know how to '834.
These inquiries help us to out
bring Depend mainly on the barn for your
to work. Our progressive farmers -
go the facts-practical facts, essential to One thousand boxes of Mediterranean manure. Stable manure does doubleor

gardeners, and fruit-growers are render the labors of our cultivators sweet oranges from a "fouryearold" triple duty not
seeking to better adapt themselvesand ; they only supplant
successful, and to induce others to ten-acre grove is hard to beat. plant food, but have a mechanical or
their operations to the peculiar
come and share our prosperity. This is the record of Mr. Dimock, of chemical action that brings out the fertilizing -
conditions of our soil, climate, etc.
) 4 Orange.The of the soil im-
qualities a very
Excellent treaties have been written
Burning the Woods. editor of the Rural Culifornian portant item.
on some branches, but our agricultureis ...
Not many years ago a representative picked fruit this season from "three- --
at present so largely experimental, Our Fisheries.
of Duval introduced a old" Washington Navel trees
: county year
that it is should be
impossible they Now that the Canadian authoritiesare
I proposition for a law prohibiting the which had been planted but two
complete or authoritative. The rural fuss about fishermen
II making a our
of the
firing woods and savannahs of years.
press rather than the writer of books, taking fish from their coast, is a good
the State. It
was referred to the Ag-
The South California of
furnish the with details orange crop
must beginner time for the consideration of the ad-
ricultural Committee, who reported 1885 about thousand five hun-
was one
record the result of
most recent ex- vantages of the extended coasts of Florida -
against and suppressed it. An intelli- dred car loads. It will not quite reach
and assist the cultivator
periment, to for furnishing fish for the Northern
improve in variety and method. Experiments gent representative from Hillsborough that figure this year, as the seedlingcrop markets. -',
county, who recognized the proprietyof
are being made, results ob- is light this season. ) 4
such a law, said that while he approved Orange Growing in Northern California.
tained, and conclusions reached in It is estimated that one thousandacres
the bill, it would cost him his Californians are agitating on the ad-
garden and farm or 85,000 and lemon
l every grove seat to sustain it, as the stock raisersof orange visability of planting the orange as far
throughout the State ; unless these trees, will be planted this season. Of
, South Florida universally favored north as the Sacramento valley. Go
facts be brought out; unless we have the orange trees, 90 per cent. will be
I the burning the grass in the winter in slow, fellow-citrus growers, one swal-
free interchange of thought on these Washington Navel, and five per cent.
order to facilitate the starting of the low doesn't make a summer, nor a few
points our will be slow, for Mediterranean sweet.
; progress
1 in the Seven mild winters
new spring. years have a sub-tropical climate.
""r! each in seeking knowledge must go since elapsed, and now the desire for On Sunday, Feb. 14th, a special ) 4
t his own blind profiting naught Colored College.
way such a law is almost universal. train of twenty car loads of choice
1 by the experience of others. on the ... Southern California oranges was The corporation of the Colored Normal -

same road. Grass, Pecans, and Stock. started from Los Angeles for Chicago.The and Industrial College, at Lake

l -Municipal---+ Tax: :Levy. A Rapides, Louisiana, farmer has freight was $210 per car, with City, has been offered ten acres of

" The United States Supreme Court converted his entire farm of one hun- 815 to $25 rebate, or about seventyfive land in the city limits for the erectionof

r" in the case of the city of Milwaukee\ .dred and fifty acres into a grass and per box. &the college, and steps are being

vs. Koefller, maintains the legality of pecan farm, proposing to depend upon The largest citrus orchard on the taken to speedily--build.. it.

tax levied personal making until his Pacific is owned A. B. i
11'1' municipal upon hay pecan trees beginto coast by Chapman "Truck"

property though the owner may not bear. If he would connect stock ,of San Gabriel,Los Angeles coun- On low land has been damaged by the

w be a resident within the limits of the raising with grass he would find his ty,who has sixteen thousand trees, cov- cold March rains ; Irish potatoes par-

i: municipality. chances of success greatly enhanced. ering probably one hundred and eighty ticularly have rotted in the ground.


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jJtparfmtqf voted to advertising the resources and -:

industries of Hernando county. SOOFIELD'S IRON WORKSAdjoining ,

We have arranged to club the Reg-
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Payable in advance, unless otherwise con- ister with the DISPATCH at the low
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s. $20& $600 1200 116001 822 00 Early Golden Sweet Potatoes. \
2 1. 350 1050 1100 !: 38 00coL EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESS
tA' 600 1800 aa 00 48001 64 00 During the past two years I have
800 2400 4800 6400 8500 raised over two thousand bushels of
1200 36 00 72 00 96 00 128 00
1400 4200 84 00 11200 15000 these potatoes::, and now plant them to The most substantial,best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs

1". 1800_ 5400_ 108 00 14400_ 192 00- the exclusion of every other variety &fenor'SS? Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,

power. All sizes and st'les-l to 100 horse power. Shafting. Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear-
both for home and for
Subscription $2.00 per annum,fn ad ance. use shipping ing and Machinery a specialty. Hancock liiNpirtitors. the best boiler feeder known
-- --- ---- North. Fine seed for sale and acknowledged standard. Iron and ,
----- -- at S3.00 Pipe Fittings Engine Trimmings, Brass valves
SPECIAL CLUB RA1ES. Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Biting,and everything pertaining to Foundry,
barrel. Address G.L. TABER
per Machine and Mill Supply business. AddressJ.
We have arranged with the publishers and Glen St. Mary, Fla.

will periodical club TIlE published DISPATCH In the with United any States paperor -- .-...- S. SOHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors.
or Great Britain. Prices on application. Scott' Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil,

Remittances should be sent by Check, with Hypophogpliiteft,
Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Letter Is Excellent in Lung Troubles. MACON, GEORGIA.
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Dr. Enoch ----- --- --------
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C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, Georgia says : "I have used Scott's JOHN T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JOKES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec. &Treas.
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-0..- description of Real Estate. We solicit Send for '
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Fertilize with Cotton Seed Pamphlet and newspaper.
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piration of your subscription and if Body Type for Sale. j
PARTRIDGE, Monticello, Florida. i \/ COWS prevented suck-
in arrears please remit. 800 pounds Long Primer, second C A L. V Esand each other,also SELF.SOCKING .
-- --eSPECIAL -
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ADVERTISEMENTS. chear C. W. DACOSTA. Prices by mall, postpaid. For Calves till I
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and after this date, every new 10,000 Vegetable Crates, 8x14x22. AVauted. C. Rice, Farmington, Conn.

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Florida free. Scale eighteen miles to West Bay street, Jacksonville, Fla. Address FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jack-

the inch. sonville, Fla.
I sawn den steamer, cum 'run dell 1 ben',
.4 Good-bye my It.van ood-bye,
An Unprecedented Offer. Loaded wid passengers for ELLE -=',
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to the DISPATCH, at full "OLD RELIABLE" i 44th YEAR. It

rates, $2, we will)) send the New York (Louisville and Nashville Railroad) -- -- The Great Periodical Farm, Industrial of the South.and Stock t

{Weekly World free six months.Corrugated Daily PULLMAN PALACE BUFFET Fruit and -
or SLEEPING CARS Vegetable Market. It embraces in its constituency the intelligent, 1
THROUGH progressive and substantially successful .farmers -
-e- from Jacksonville to NEW-ORLEANS, FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, of the South, and as an advertising mediumfor
Iron. 261 1 l HKOADWAY NEW YORK, April u, 1886.}/ the Merchant Manufacturer, Stock Kaiser
The use of corrugated iron for roofing Louisville and Cincinnati, with onlyone Florida Strawberries,choice, !ver qt 45 50 Space judiciously employed in its columns is always -
siding and has in UNION for Florida Strawberries, poor to fair, 3t' 40 remunerative.
ceiling purposes, change, DEPOTS, J. D. HASHAGKM; Advertisements, per line, - SO. 1
been greatly extended of late years, CHICAGO and the NORTH, WEST and Eastern! Aeent. Subscription, per annum, $1.50.
NORTHWEST. Stop-overs to ,
and bids fair to become still more granted P. 0. Drawer 8. ATLANTA, GA.
visit MAMMOTH\ \ CAVE, Baggage
( -- ----
popular. Iron roofing is lighter and UUAUMVU *
checked to destination, quick time,
more secure .than slate, far more dura- rates as low as the lowest. ELLEN-N'S SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT.I THE DINGEE & CONARD GO'S
ble than shingles, and more easily keptin BUREAU is now stocked with the m 11 ITJI i n II u Ji JTIT.II-JI n J

latest time cards correct ? and ------- -
than -
repair tin. The Cincinnati maps, -- - ROSES
civil answers. Call, or write to I '
Corrugating Company, of Cincinnati, tdaaglgau( I 2.c''=' L,; ,:,: I .
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0., one of the most extensive manu- cL" jo o **K!.We have all the lO l latest novelties and&u
90 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. ... 83BJ3A v J91Uls J------I :: i X- standard sorts in different sizes and prices to sag

facturers of corrugated iron in the C. P. ATMOREG. P. A.,Louisville,Ky. C) r.{. I I ____+_______ 'I ] wants.We send Over strong .- z 1 l Offices purchaser's choice of varieties, all labeled,

country valuable, will and well send prepared you one catalogues of their ---e-------1.u.ndN for Sale. r G. +oaf z "I 1JPllUnII SIIgP "I Q"ooooooo 1',0' ?n3"'I OBC.. 3 TO 12 PLANTS I ) $iun SIGi .

ex: > according to value. Two year Roses by exytees. Oa!
of -
A large amount land fr< sale it 'n'' I 5a
i iiloatratad Free.
=:= '
of !
on receipt your 0) NewlaldTIPLE FjTOiKP; : : & O'llAUI:' Co..
to suit in tht o '. I -
quantities purchasers lJ;>oa"r
-.- .C rr.< : --- a Roe Growers. West (:rove..Chester (;0.Paten ,;
The ISrookrfVllIe RegisterThe vicinity of Crescent City, Huntington, "C o- o -). -g- -00 ---- --- -

Lake Como Pomona and Forest w < ,?: 'aolhaalq; I 3 :> c:
Brooksville Register is an en- Hills. By 0 I I oQ"1Ylr...'Z c5 FOR I RONn'EflTjfl

terprising weekly. It is published in .:a:: I to
J. S. BROWN, 0 I Q.IQ kill
Brooksville, the county site of Her- nov 16-6m. Fruitland, Fla. ;) w::: I 'sq'JpalPunq i 02 ; f
3 oN383t > w !
o :pug saqauJ UI SCI ORUAI G 0
nando county, and is an able expo. -- ----.- 'Ilgdupu[ .tiiua .2 'rp ::
New Crop Cow Peas.. > I dL -f CINCINNATI. OHIO.
nent of the affairs of this section. It c.;;. W -- -------- ; --- 7 ---
Just received I .
carefully notes the "drift of things" in 200 bushel "Whippoorwills" O 32 I I' lI'P.u U11aJ; I OOCSOOOO') .&QgoOoQ; I h.00_"" .o.. Kooooooo r-. Florida Poultry Yards.
< ..
State and nation and 0)....cp
comments there- 200 bushel "Clays" Z CJ -) -

upon with ability and independence.Issued 100 bushel "Red Rippers" 02 2 (.Q ainal T a TIc I oo--OO" CO..,.-n-co..,...,...,. s CIJ"oL.
E-4 0 .Q.I.. In order to more thoroughly introduce our
from the heart of the great Prices on application, Q;) m.mJX'8J CJOOC5OOOS 0
I ": "'; ": a6';"': Prize Stock
WM. A. BOURS .c 1-t-t-oCOCOCO:; 2.f.a throughout Florida we will sell
Gulf Coast Region it. is filled with reliable 3a ----- g ;
20 West Bay St. I h all Eggs for Hatching at 32 per setting,until
and interesting information 3 .Ia'laWOl'8U _ss-.?'",,- g
- or-cso: ciK w further notice.
upon this section, which is one of the Write or telegraph Byron E. Oak, :: II'8U agaR I gg.i2'cc gg i o u
.... mop Plymouth Rocks, Wyandottes, Light Bran-
---- ------ -.- --. .
finest in the State, but recently con- the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail- .-..... :.. :.. :.. :.. :.. ...: :.. aaa2SS White and Brown Leghorns, Pekln
ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A -- I : : : : :
with the outside world rail O
nected by ,..! : .: : : dd c8
.t : : 0-63 Ducks.
full line of Wooden and Metallic o
and now attracting a wide attention. t- ;. a Cases and Caskets always on hand. o !-H( = """ddCJ>H.G > Q.I... CJ-fa;: Imported English Mastiff Pups for sale. I
A leading feature of the paper is its All orders promptly attended to, 25 2 -- ... ... "= I:d- '; bo!
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Healthy Lands! Low Prices I I LINIMENT.I

Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- Prepared from. the recipe of Dr. Stephen
RAILWAY will buy a fine residence lot at
$500 tlers In Florida. It is the coming district, as
Y terms. Sweet,of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set
Tampa. Easy
all who know the S ate testify. There is Big ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
SHORT LINE. Money for investors in Town Lots. and is' the best known remedy for Rheumatism -

$5 A A A ,vlll buy 200 acres high rolling Pine and Hammock LandsAt ,'Neul'9J Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns: ,
land adjoining the new town of High wounds and all external injuries.
All Trains of this Road are Run: by Cei.ual (90th) I'emberton, at junction of South Florida and
Meridian Time,which is 33 Minutes Slower Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla- reasonable prices. SOLD 15Y ALL, DKUGG1STS-TRY IT.PIANDS&ORGANS.

than Jacksonville Time. coochee River. Also good land for Truck Farming. A few
small Bearing Groves on tracts of from
ON AND AFTER ttUNDAY. MARCH 7, will buy a residence lot in Oriole. a Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.! ._ ---

1886, Passenger Trains will leave aim arrlv? $ 100 new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in These Groves are easily enlarged, and afforda r ,, h (01 alt makes direct to customers -
dally, as follows: Hernando Easy terms: concessionsto goo l start. Correspondence solicited. from headquarters at

NEW ORLEANS EXHUES those who will build. Place rapidly Improving 110'"'J.I4L & IIOSE.Kis'immee. wholesale prices. All goods

Leave Jacksonville dally at.............. /:45am guaranteed.o money asked
Arrive at Jacksonville daily a L......... 7:1. p m ,-.; -- ,-Orange. Co., FlaAssignee's till Instruments fully tested.are Write receivedand us

Leave Callahan dally at_................... 8vl a in I \ \ will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg.Marloncountyfacmgon before purchasing. An investment! of 2 cents may
Arrive at Waycross daily at...............H :15 a ro $ C\C\ Coop. Sale. save you from 850.00 to 8100.00. AddressJE3SEakRJXtrbuUngDcp'tjor
Leave Gainesville................................ 6:15 a m er Park. Send for colored map. Property of- Tenrn
Arrive Gainesville..........._................ 8:25 a m ered very cheap. tte South.D. .
Arrive at Tbomasville daily at......... lo9p )u -
at............ xa.3
Arrive at Bainbridge m
dally p will buy a large building lot in 285; acres of best: hammock lands in Orange
Arrive at Chattahoochee dally: at,..... 4:04: pm $ 150
Windsor, Alachua county, a flour- S. FAST MAIL STEAMERS
N. .
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & R.R.iulU p m 126 old bearing trees and 100-
Arrive at Mobile via L.&N. R.R....... 2:25: a m isning place. County; orange FOR
Arrive atNew Orleans viaL.&N. R.R 7:20: a m
will buy 400 acres land adjoining (000 nursery stock.
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from $5000
Sleeping Windsor. Easy terms. Only
Jacksonville Pensacola Mobile and New lands in Palatka and All LanilinRsON s
Orleans. $500 cash required; balance on long time to Also 10 acres of pine Orange county

suit purchaser.
FAST MAIL. and 6.5 acres in Duval county.

Leave Jacksonville dally at................ 1:40 p m $250 wlll buy a well located lot of 10 This property must be sold, and offers a UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..12:00 m acres at Oriole; land all high and

Leave Callahan dally at..................... 2:25 p m; dry; originally selected for orange culture. rare chance for investment. Call on or address TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER
Leave Chattahoochee Ht....................11:10 am Long terms of credit. Only$25 cash required, West Havana and New Orleans.
Leave Tbomasville at..1: p m and an equal amount per annum (plus the in- Key ,
Leave Gainesville at........................... 6:15: a m terest on deferred payments. The easiest
Arrive Gainesville.............................. 8:25 am terms offered on high dry lands in Florida. HUNTER
Leave Live Oak at............................... 9:30 a m Enquire for particulars. DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES
............. 4:20 \Vest Street.
at. 31
Arrive at Wuycross! dally p m Bay
will buy a tine 10-acre lot close by '
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .v. It.R... 8:20 a m $450 -- ---- -
station Candler Marion LINE STEAMERS.
Arrive at Jesup daily at....._......._.... 6:5-5 p m Very place good,lands. county. OTS S"K 4000 FEET, $4. PEOPLE'S
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... fcIO' p m prosperous ; ,
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G' R. R..ll:35: p m $225 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can- lLakeview on Kingsley Lake >
Arrive Atlanta via E.T.V.&G.R.R. 2:10 p m dler,close by the station. II I UniUA I
1StJO buys aacre
Arrive Chattanooga via E.T. V. t G. bJO a m will buy 40-acre tract of high roll- tract for Steamers H. B. PLANT of the People'sLine
Arrive Cincinnati: via C. S. It. R...._ 6:30: p m $400 iug pine land lying a little off from |An ORANGE GROVE. and CITY OF JACKSONVILLE.ofthe
Arrive at Savannah at....._...... 7:40 De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run a*
daily p m the S.S.,O. & G. R. R. in Marion county. Satisfactory Send 2 cent stimp for Map",;etc., toTUOPJC.JA
Arrive at Charleston daily at-........... 1:10 a m terms to buyers. follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
Arrive Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p nt LAND JO., Wharf at foot of Laura street:
Arrive at New York dally at._.......... 6:50: a in $280 will whole buy block a of beautifully lots in Parkersburg.Money >> located. |l>>. O. Box 158, Jacksonville", t la. Leave Savannah Florida and Western -
Railway wharf Jacksonville,
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars,Jacksonvilleto ,. in It for the right man. Over 300) lots REFER TO JacKsonville.and Ex-Gov. Geo. F.Rev Drew C.S' ., dally on arrival of Fast Mall train..

New York and Jacksonville to Cincinnati now sold. McLean St. Augustine. Leave Jacksonville.............................. :3:00 p m
via Jesup.
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars; Washington \Dl\J\J adjoining Parkersburg. ----------] -- --- -- --- -- Leave Tocol......................................... 6:45pm
to Jacksonville. Leave Palatka...................................... 8:40 pm
k EAST FLORIDA KXPKGHH.* $2 5 A 0 land buy adjoining 80 acres Floral high City rolling, in J. E. GINNISS, Leave Welaka.....................................1050 p m

( Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 5:00 p in Hernando county. Money In it for subdivision I Leave Astor.- 2:00am
I Leave DeLand Landing................._ 4:15am
Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:50a in into lots. Terms to suit. Leave Blue Springs.............._............_ 5:00 am
Leave Callahan daily at....................... 5:40 p m will buy 80 acres good high rolling Arrive Sanford South Florida Rail-

Arrive at Callahan.............................. 6:59 a In $800 pine land north of Couper on F. S. Jacksonville, Florida, road wharf.....,. ................................... 7:00 a m
Leave Wa 'cross.. ... 8uopm R'y in Hernando county. Good-neighbor Arrive Sanford, City wharf......_......... 7:10 a m
Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 5:10 a in hood. ., REAL ESTATE Arrive Enterprise................................ 8:10am
Leave Gainesville dally at.................. 3:50 p m will buy 20 acres land at Oriole I Leave Enterprise................................. 8:30 a m
Arrive at Galnesvllledaily at ............ 9:15 a m $6 A 0 with Lake Front.
Leave Live Oak dally at..................... 7:15 p m and sold. RETURNING,
Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 5:55 a m $ 1 0.O.O.wiH buy a handsome 80 acre tract Bought:; Leave Sanford,City wharf.................. 6:25 p m
Leave Thomasville daily aU............-.11:25: p ui \J\J\J southwest of Oriole close by im- Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m
Arrive at Albany dally at..............-. 1:41 A in provements; commanding building site; fine Houses for Rent in desirable portions of the Leave Blue Springs!!.............................. 8:50 p m
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:40: a m land. city. City handled and Leave DeLand Landing..................... 9:25 p In
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. It.......... 2:25 p m OlOfipi will buy 40 acres land, high and property Leave Astor..........................................11:25 p m
Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30: p m PI ww dry,adjoining town plat of Oriole.A returns made promptly. Leave Welaka....................................... 2:15 a m
Arrive Louisville via L. & >. H. H...... 2:20 a iu fortune for some one sub-dividing/ into Conveyancing done carefully and at short Leave Palatka.................. .................... 4:30am
Arrive St.Louis................................... 7:40 a m building lots. Leave Tocoi....................... ................. &30 a m
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between will buy 40 acres of land notice. Leave Green Cove Spring................... 7:15 a m
Jacksonville and St. Louis, via Thomasvllle. $600 preceding. adjoining Correspondence solicited dec21-6m Arrive Jacksonville............................ 9:45 a m
and Nashville andPullman Tocoi with St.Johns Rail
Albany, Montgomery Connecting
will buy 80 acres land adjoining
Palace Sleeping: Cars to and from $ 1250 the Company's lands at Pemberton : ORANCEHiCHts."Healthiest road at Palatka with Florida Southern
and Gainesville. with St. John's and
at Astor
Montgomery Railway ;
which they have laid out in building lots.
JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. River front. A bargain. Lake Eustis Railway at DeLand Landing
Place in Florida.
with DeLand and St. Johns Railroad at En-
Leave Jacksonville...... .................... 7:00 p m will buy 120 acres fine land be- terprise with A. C., J-1. J. & I. It. Railroad; tor
Arrive Jacksonville..........................? 7:00am $2500 tween Dade City and Tucker- High, rolling, fertile lands pure water,rail Titusville at Sanford with steamers for In-
Leave Callahan.................................... 8:00 p m town in Hernando county. road facilities and Northern society. Supe- dian River; and with trains of the South
Arrive Waycross................................10:15 p m will buy 40 acres splendid high rior location for fruit and vegetable culture.A Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R.1t.- 7:08) a m $400 land, two miles from Brooksville. few choice residence lots given to parties the steamer Margaret of the People 8 Line
Arrive Albany via B. & W. H.. R........ 4Wa m who will build houses. Send stamp lor full for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River;
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:10: a in $8 0 0 will buy a young orange grove,265 information. also connecting with steamships Mascotte
Arrive Atlanta via Central:: R. IL..12:10 n'n trees, some beginning! to bear; novSMy C. B. PALMER. Hutchinson and Whitney for Key West and

Arrive Jesup........................................12:05am grove In fine condition; Clay county, flue Havana every Monday, Thursday and Saturday -
Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. & G.... 6:00 a In neighborhood; quarttr: mile from KingsleyLake. MOKETOX MURRAY, I UIIAKLE.S: MCNAR arriving at Key.west Tuesday Friday
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 6JO)a m Notary Public. Justice of the Peac and Sundays, and Havana on Tuesday Friday -
Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V. & R.K.11:15: a m will buy 160 acres high pine land and Monday.
Arrive Cincinnati-............................... 6:50 a m $1 in Hernando county; place has MURRAY & McNARY. Returning steamships leave Havana on
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudplr several hundred dollars worth of improvements Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Key
Cars Waycross, Albany and Macon; and on it,including house; Railroad survey EAST COAST LAND West Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, arriving -
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between runs though place. at Tampa sunday Thursday and Sat
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also "Halifax River, Volusia County Fla. at New Orleans on onday.
Through Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and VPUVJUU land in Hernaado county. Will All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Hull A freight steamer of the People's or De Bary-
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville sell all or part.HOMES. ing Lots on and near River. Address, wit Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville
and Cincinnati, ,'iaJelsup.'CJIARLF.8TON stamp, at Ormond. Volusia County, Fla. daily at 6 p. m. Returning leaves Sanford
EXPRESS. .Ip,. 1ol-1v daily,at 9 a.m.
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Leave Jacksonville.....?....................... 7:30 a m FI..ORIDAFERTILIZER. Racing by the koala of this Company i.
Arrive Jacksonville-...._. .................10:30 p In Strictly Prohibited.For .
Leave Callahan ................................ 8:10 a m IN FLORIDA further particulars inquire of
Arrive Waycross................... ............10:00am COMPANY, JNO. BRADLEt, Chief Clerk.
Arrive Jesup........................................11:29 a m Office Waycross Steamboat WharfJacksonville
Arrive Savannah................................ 1:25 p m Oriole Jlei'iisxiido County.Send I' E. T. PAINE, Prest.,44 East Bay St. ,Fla.,

Arrive Charleston..........._................. 6:50: p m Florida Orange Food $.B ton.. W. M. DAVIDSON,
Arrive Washington............................ 30 pm stamp for colored Map of Oriole and per General Traffic Astor Building.
Arrive New York...............................10:35 p m information how to get a home in Florida, Florida Vegetable Food, $28 per ton. C. D. OWENS Agent Traffic, Manager
close by Railroad in active operation. Splendid ,
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between orange lands. Large number of new This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested Savannah, GaIL

Jacksonville and Washington. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly for the past six years on Orange Groves in S. HAINES. Gen'll\lanager.

Through Tickets old to all points by Rail coming in from all over the Union. Attractive Florida and has given entire satisfaction. IOtAVA"n"h. n..
and Steamship connections, and baggage plan purchase; but little cash required. --- -------------
checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berth Bargains ottered. Send for Circulars and Certificates. Bone
and sections secured at the Company's Office i Grind your own ,

in Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at Depot W. B. CLARKSON Meal Oyster Shell,
Ticket on board People's Line OW PEAS. 'IOKATIA.M Flour and Corn
Steamers and Chattahoochee. 1
Office: 721 W. Bay St., up stairs ( W1l on'a Patent). 100 percent
300 bushels Red Rover, Whippoorwill
JAB. L. TAYLOR more made In keeping pool*
General Passenger AcentA. Jacksonville Fla. and White Peas for' sale. try. Also POWER MILLS and )F&Btt
FEED MILil>*. Circular and Testimonial Beat
G. FLEMING. Superintendent. .Uu1Y' E. T. I'AINE, Prest. application. WILSON IISOS.. "" -noa..p.. .


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Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc. JACKSONVILLE<< FLA.

Together with full descriptions of all the

CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREESAlso Please Ponder the Following Facts and Act Accordingly.1st. .

Price List. Send for Catalogue to

W7_ :HAWKINS:: Sc; SON, ZF>ropSl -, They carry the Largest assortment of Fancy Groceries in the State.

G-EOItGE; FLOTCI Jan 1 '85 2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establish-
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They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added.

o 4th. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them.

ORANGE AND LEMON TREESBudded 5th. They issue regular Monthly Wholesale Price Currents.6th. .

from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. .-' They employ a larger force than any Grocery House in Florida.7th. .

Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line It will be to your interest to send for their prices before purchasing
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
...A..A.eOv-. .RRGeorgetown, Fla elsewhere. jan 26-tf
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Washer that can be clamped to any sized tie
tub like a Wr1n Cr. Mao: of malleable =
iron.KslYanlzed,and will outlast any two wooden ----- -
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tory. Our agentaallovertheoonntryaremakiuq' = - = _-
from $75 to$:nI per month. Retail price,$7. -
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Circulars Free. Refer to editor of this paper. Address F. F. ADAMS & CO.. Erie. Pa.
--- -- ---- Asliely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.Anli .

Icy Cotton and Corn Com pound, a complete fertilizer for 86 two crops",

DYSPEPSIA, and also! usd by the truckers near Charleston for vegetable

TH RE E SICK HEADACHE, I LLS Ashley Ash Klnticnt, a cheap and excellent fertilizer oranci trees" bananas, etc

CONSTIPATION..__ Ashley, Dissolved Holies. Ashley Acid IMiosplmte.ruro .

A Remedy for all Diseases of the Liver Kid., l Jrotinil; llaw ]Hone; Pure jround Fish, Nitrate Soda. Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt
G ra b 0 rc h ar d Water t cure Constipation s,for Stomach Dyspepsia Dose.onetotwoteaspoonluls.and Bowel.Nick Headache A positive Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed :Meal etc.

IGenuine Crab Orchard SaltA in sealed packages! at 10 and V)cts. No genuine salts sold in balk. I or Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and gage] article'w Peas, Kal It
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Hares the most skeptical j
most violent attack; insures comfortable Bleep;! Best: In.
effects cures where all other remedies failNo
waiting for results. Its action iet -- (OC
immediate, direct and rertnin, and at
Student the Royal Veterinary College of curds etTectedia all CUltAlSLK CAS E s
"1'permaneDUr cured me. Refer to me at any time." I IHon. For large or small game-32 calibre 40 grains powder:33 cal.S5 gr.;
London, B. Lott. St Paul Ainn.l 40 cal.60 gr.;43 cal.70( !nd 85 gr. The strongest shooting rifle made __
"I am entirely restored to health by German Astlima!,' Perfect accuracy guaranteed and the only absolutely safe rifle on tne mar-
Cure." Thot.Fitton,Jlamtlton Okio.t ket. Prices "',Sporting and Tar-
' 1VIIlan.werallcotnntunieatiousthrughlet "German Asthma Core It all yon claim for it. It never!- reduced. BALLARD'get Rifles, world renowned. The standard
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recommended German Itf
ters and telegram cured physician me." Yrs.M. L. Tctrick Londorderrr Oio.Tkooiaad .\ different styles,prices from $18.00 up. Send for Illustrated catalogue. .,
*of similar Letter on It.file. Ask any dragg bl FIRE ARMS CO., New Haven, Conn.
about .
Germnn Aftthma ('nre iA Fold by all druFI ; "fourteen made with one of our 22 calibre rifles, twenty consecutive shots .
Ullice I I In Orlando I Fla.,atKeed irtsta at 5Oc.and S1.or tent by mail on receipt-! shots bad already been fired and no cleaning during the entire seventy .
of price. Trial packare. free to any address for! (" guns carry off nearly all the prizes at target matches because they ,.
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Fruitland U.,v a OrleaJIsoverI2Ie&din
1 Wind Mills The ELF:
KKKA: after a trial INDSOR
lasting 4 mos.was pro.
V AUGUSTA, GA. nounced the beet over
all and to-day stands
i at the head of all competitors. Sizes.ld ,
P. J. BERCKMANS Proprietor.The to 18 ft. diameter of wheel,either for
Pumping Power Mill Perfect in all
parts and warranted A180)lrrs.oftheAda Estimates on ap C> FL :I: :J:) .A..
rect Draft Barn Floor Home Power.
-Lice Agents{ Wanted. Address Mtrs., WINDSOR two to four thousand dollars; two saw and
d; WOODWARD Kalamazoo, Mich.; planing mills running, two stores upand one
Is[ the name of one of the prettiest and health-
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edition of office another store building; a Post Office
new our Spring
lest towns In Florida, or any other State. established bakery livery stable and sev-
&iy for mailing. *
Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Neweral orange'groves set out miles streets
nan, a beautiful sheet of water some nine cleared out-In fact the whole face of the
1F miles In length, abounding in fish. Nine country Is rapidly Improving.
The stock of miles east of Gainesville, two miles from
Gruclle station on the Florida Southern Rail-
road, and four miles west otCampville station PROGRESS.During .

on the Peninsular Railroad. the fall and winter two more stores

Greenhouse and Bedding are to go up,one church, one academy,and a
LAND. of dwellings. A steamboat Is
score or more
Palms,Roses, Evergreens, Windsor embraces a tract of about 4,000 to be put on Lake Newnan to connect with
acres, nearly one-half cleared. The soii is the Florida Southern Railroad at Gruelle.

neither the white sand of so largea portion of

Suitable for immediate planting is Florida, nor the red clay of Georgia, but a ACCESSIBILITY.
dark rich loam excellent of
producing crops
large and select. \
The former large area of glass of all varieties of vegetables or the finest orange I Windsor is easy of access. Take the steamer
department has been largely trees. The higher land is fifty feet above the I to Palatka, whence a ride of two hours on
lake, gradually sloping to the water. Lots Florida Southern Railroad takes you to Gm-
late thus for
giving facility
duction of first-class every stock at the Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, varying from four to twenty acres, several elle Station;or Peninsular Railroad to Camp-
prices.Catalogues. fronting on the lake. ville, three and a half hours from Jackson-
mailed free-address as 24 LAURA STREET, ville, and a hack ride of thirty or forty min
HEALTH. utes will take you there. Hack meets after-
noon train from Palatka.ONE .
- FLORIDA The wonderful healthfulness of the place
DEER ISLAND has been the subject of remark for the past I
thirty years. There are people now living HOTEL. NOW OPEN.
done in all Its branches. there that have been residents for that
lengthVe have an excellent site overlooking the
GARDBNS AND of time, and who assure us that for a popula ,
lake, of five acres, which we will donate to
IRON SAFE WORK tion of seventy souls there was not a physician any party who will build a good hotel to

rates on Stencil Cutting, by mall called belore the war in fourteen years. I accommodate fifty guests. No better place
What other portion of country can make so
be fonnd.
good a showing? It Is high pine land with
excellent water; sore throat and catarrh soon
dliappearhere. LANDS FOIl SALE.
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical

Lands can be purchased at from Fifteen to
and Ornamental TREES. .
CLIMATE.Windsor One Hundred Dollars per acre, according to

Plants and Vines. 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 Loss in to select from. Varieties: Swee even climate. No hot nights here and few
Nonpareil Navel Indian River, Mag insects. DO YOU WANT A HOITIE INIMI'ROYiMENTS.
Catalogue and Price List Free, oni and Hart's Late, budded in 1SS1 FLORIDA: f
tion to the Manager. Address 18 3 on sour stocks four years old ; .
If so we would say-take a good look at
2-3c. to $1 each.ALKEItT.
Windsor -barely 15 months
young oldVINDsOlt before you decide where to ettle.and .
A. E. \ there are up and in course construction
3t St. Nicholas, Fla. forty houses, several of them costing from For further particulars,address:
nov29-ly Oakland, Orange
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inc. Samples and terms. Ac. Crown .
FOREST HILL { ., Northford, Ct. nov-K-eowl3t:: ,

Conn.'I, 17 West Forsyth Street Jacksonville Fla
100,000 Orange Trees for Sale I T ,

Twenty thousand budded from PLE Sl.OO"orl:1'\Veekli. The
of the best and choicest varieties I roi.ICi: WAZETTEwill april20-0mo: OK WINDSOR.Jacksonville .
,securely wrapped,to any address! tho
stocks three and four years old. Our -- -- -- -

grown on high, dry, light soil is of(>s COPIES. one flr'l'hreol\onths Dollar. Lib-
\Ve Panama Park
healthy and free from Insects. and
allowed to Postmasters, Agents and
offer the best trees for the least POLICE GAZETTE
to$30 per hundred, according to York is the MAILED Oxi/V le

novl6-6m J.8. BROWN' & Illustrated:; Sporting/ and Sensational ::FI..ea1 ::Es-tate: : .
publiSied on the Amorica-i t
Apply for terms to FREE

Nnrsorios Or Lake Woir K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York. AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY. .

\,1. t i\ia a .. Bearing Orange Groves, choice' unding Lots and gi*>d Garden land near the city for sale.
100,000 Orange and Lemon cal ; Houses and Truck Gardens for Rent and excellent land In lots of half an acre and upwards
-12OOO-I. ? 11t. In good location, for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.
Our trees are very thrifty, three r-_." -.. _. .,-,.. ", .E i ,'"r.\"",. ', .\\I\ **.Groves planted and taken care of houses built and improvements made for non-resi-
year old stock,%to IK inch .: dcra'f: 1 dents. .
one year old buds. Nurseries power. Mitt #;;-:()OOCJO Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fru't! trees for sale.
siDle to Florida Southern Railroad. : _- :0 i #** Money to loan on Improved prol+erty.

Catalogues. AddressE. FOSTER l I J. S. BELL, Notary Public.
B. in all
dec21-ly South Lake \ Office Hours at No. I Reed's Block, Bay street City, !irom 9 to 11 A. M.
Tanks and Wind Mill Ir At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p. )1. sept29-tl

A. J. BEACH & and of every Suburban description.Water -

a specialty. Illustrated
NURSERYMEN.Our and Price-List free.
&Bigelow W.M.Co Dike to Shippers of Oranges
stock of Fruit Trees is large ,Mich.,and 1815 West
and In good order. New Fruits, Street.KansM City Mo.
are the White Adriatic Fig, San
Catalog free. AddressA. GW-I 0 K'i -

Ren'28-ly WIRE FENCEr -

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THE attention ol is called to the FEW SCHEDULE of
.. special:! Shippers arrangements
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PALMETTO + ....+ _'!I these old established Railroads through Georgia, In co: :section with the Cincinnati SouthernWestern
>-<(, 'I I I 1C and Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways t Points. Inquiry Into the
Formerly Holt's. _)-I>-<>-c,>.-..< I 1 >-< b merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat' fy Hhlppers as to their reputation formed
< reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ and their Schedules not experi-
Since taking possession of the )-CMMc) I I p ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any information nregard to the Line cheerfully given.
)-o)001-CM-C M ')..(' I I I I >c>-< We give below figures that will show the best posslbl TIME between Jacksonville and Cln
Store, we have put In a complete >-< )-I.c; II I ..... :.:. J) c nnatlund all points West:
< >-< >-cC:: I ] I I '
'Jo" Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes vlll give explicit directions, and see
fresh Patent Medicines etc. >- :
Drugs, >>< I 1 I that their Bills! of} Lading or Railroad Receipts, read t'1 Savannah and Central Railroad of, purity guaranteed. =_ 11 I I _.._..... r T-_ CJporgi.
ORDERS BY MAILwill best general purpose wire fence In use. It
net-work without barbs. Don't
It'wlll turn doss, pigs sheep and VIA SAVANNA-I.
receive particular attention. as well as horses and cattle. The best
Farms,Gardens Stock Ranges and Rail
ise best prices and prompt replies to Very neat,pretty styles for Lawns Parks Leave Jacksonville....................................(S. F. & W. HI ............._.................................. tiOO pm
lots and Cemeteries. Covered with rust Leave Gainesville......................................( ............_.................................. 2:00 pm
Give us a trial. AddressJ. or made of galvanized wire as pre- Leave Savannah............................................................... ... ........?................................... &-IOpm
A. \' It will lagtr life-time. It Is better than Leave Macon....................... .............................................. ............... ...?............................ 2:38 am
or barbed wire In every respect. The Leave Atlanta................................................................... .............. ................._............... 9:35am ,
Manager Palmetto } ,defy Gates all competition made of wrongbt-iron In lightness pipe, neat and Leave Boyce...................................................................... ...................._.......................... 8:20 pm
and durability. We make the best Arrive Cincinnati............................................................ .............. .....-..._..................... 5OOam
31 West Bay Street, and easiest working nlMroa automatic Leave Chattanooga..............._..................._......?........... .................................................IO:2U( pm J
---- gate, and the neatest cheap Leave Nashville............................_......._....._.......... .......................... ....................... 5:15 pm t
CO Fancy Pictures, now made? The best Wire Arrive Louisville................... ............__.......,........_.... ....... ................. ........................ 6:00am
in Gilt ,Cutting Pliers and Post Augers.
CARDS I Fringe. Hidden J and particulars ask Hardware Dealers, W. H. LUCAS, Agent G. ..\. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
Songster 1150 Prize ,mentioning paper, Jacksonville, Fla. Savannah,Ga.
8 parlor games all for lOcU. Game of CK BROS. Richmond W. F. 8HEr, IAN. Traffic Manager,
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.. Tariff Western Cities from JacksonviMe\ Callahan, Gainesville and Live Oak ,

Per I Per I Per I Per Per.
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Augusta, Ga.................. 30 foo 00 (Cedar Rapids, Ia.......... --I Fort Scott, Kan........... : 90 '190 00' (Logansport, Ind............I ".... I..... Portsmouth, Ohio._....;. .........
Atlanta, Ga.................. 35 7000 Champaign, Ill............. ... .........1 Gallion, Ohio......_....,.... ... ......... Lincoln, Neb.. ..._.....?..! 9. 156 30, Peoria 111?................... 65 11600
Atchison, Kan.............. ...... ......... Dalton, Oa......_...... ...... .to 80 OOi GalUpoUs, Ohio............ ... ......... 1 1H.on, Oa.....................' 25 50 001 Pittsburg-......_....._.., 66 126 00
Adraln, Ditch............... ...... ........., I Dayton, 0.. ... ............... ... .........' Grand Rapids, Mlch_... \ ... ......... 1 Mobile, Ala.................... 40 8000, Q1 uincY Ill..................... ...... .........
Ann Harbor, tUcll,...... ... .........{' I Delaware, Ohio............ ... i".......I! Henderson, Ly............ 51) lOO 00: 1 I Montgomery, Ala35 i 70 00'1 I Romeiua.- 40 80 00
Alton, Ill?..................... ... 1..1 : Detlanre. Ohio......_...... ... \........ I lUckman, Ky........_......+ 5.5 (1100 001 'IansfIeld, Ohio............ ... :...... ) ...... .........
Anniston, Ala.....?......?I 40 00 Mlch._......_...... 70 il 'O 00', Indianapolis Ind........ I 00 ilIO MasslJIon, Ohio........... ... 'I..i, Rochester, N. Y._......... 683.913100
Birmingham, Ala._ ..... 40 80 00 ,Danville Ill...:............. ...:::1.( ........ ,J etfersonv111e. Ind..... 58 108 00tt.' Vernon, Ohio......... ... :.........i: Sandusky, Ohio............ 6) 116 00
... I..........: Davenport Ia.: ........... ...... I......... Jacksonville Ill...........r ... I.....?.. I Memphis, 'l'enn......_... 45 I 001 'Sioux City Iowa.......... ... .........
BUrlington 1a..1 ...... .........1! I Dubuque, iowa............ ... .........1) Joliet, Ill......................... ... i .........' ;I MllwaukeeWis?.......... 70 1120 001: SpringfIeld, 111......_...... ... ..
Bellev1lle. .... ......... !Des Moines, Iowa......... .....; 1 I..:..... Jefferson CIty, ...... I......... 1 .i ).Madison Ind....._......... ... II..I I St. Joseph, )10.........._... ... .....
Buffalo N. Y..N..I, 66 126 00 Denver, Co)................... 1 8a '250 001: Knoxville, MO..1 45 90 00, ,:Minneapolis \lInn._... ...... .........1 St. Louis, Mo.. .............. 6.5 .11600
Bay City ..\ ...... ......... Dixon, ............. .I .: Kenton, Ohlo............?.. ... I .... !j Madison 5Vis..1, ...... ; ......... Saginaw, \llch_......... ... .........
Bristol, Senn......_....._ ... ......... Elyrla, Ohio.................. ...... ......... Kalamazoo, \Uch_...... 70 1120 001Iontreal, Canada._......t ...... .........\ SpringfIeld, Ohio........... ... .........
Cleveland 0..._...... ....... 70 12000 Evansville, Ind_.......... 56XI106: 00 (Kansas City, Mo........... ......I..i INaRhvllle.Tenn............ 95) 90 oor I St.laul\Unn............... ...... ......
Cincinnati}, Ohio.......... 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mlch..._. ... ......... 'Lansin g..lich............... ...... ........., New Orleans_............ 45 90 00, Toledo 0. .................. 70 120 00
Cairo, Ill. .................._ 60 110 00 East St. Louis, 111......... 6.5 ,,116 00 (LaCrosse, 'Vis......?....... ...... : .........: ;Newark, Ohio..............: ... .........! Terre haute. Ind....._ 60 110 00
Columbus, Ky.............. 55 100 00 'Emporia, Kan._............ 1 (05 1162 00 (Lima, Ohio............. ...... ... \\.1. Omaha. Neb......?.......... ...... .........1 Toronto, Can_............... ...... .........
Columbus, Ohio............ .. ......... Pa................._...... 66 112600 Lafayette. Ind......?....... ... ....... :Ottawa Can.................. .... ......1; Topeka, Kan....._......... 95 14H 00
COlumbus Ga.............. :35 7000 .Fort Wayne, Ind..........I ... I., ',Lancaster, Ohio............ ... I......... Oil City, Pa. ................. 66 12600i' Urbana, Ohio................ ..
Council Buffs, Ia......... ...... ......... Findlay ...... .......... I Leavenwortn, Lan ...... ...., ...i Pekln, Ill. ...................... ... .........i Wheeling, W.Va........... 66 .126 00
Chicago, 111._............... 65' 116 00 I Fremont,01110.1 ...... ,......... I ouisville Ky; _.........?.. 5. 1100 00, '''Pana 111......................... ... ..........'I Winnipeg, 1\lan............ ...... ..........
Chattanooga, Tenn_.... 40 80 00 (Fort 1 18 170; 00J, I Little Rock, Ark........... 5.5 1120 001 :Piqua Ohio................... ... ..........,;


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SavanCharles- New deuce Phlladel-, BalttIngton.: New PhUadeland
nah. ton York. ; and. phla. I more. and York phla. ProvlIBoston. -
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Stations of Savannah, Florida & Western Railway...............?............................ .. ... ... ... ...: ... i II ...1 I "' ... ...I I I . . .\ . .
Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak............................. ....................?............. .I.0 40 2a 50 401 60 an: 60 1 301 001 27 I I 1).i' . . . . .
Gainesville, New Branford......_....._......................................:...._......_................. 60 35 70 tO! I 40,' 80 401 80 irT 75 . . '. . .
Landings on St. Johns river....................................................-.............................. 80 60 3.5 70 401 80 401 80 401 SO: irT 75 . . . . .
.........._ 35' 70 40 8Q 9Q 4.'>: 9Q : 9Ul, 42 85 . . . . : : : : :
Stations on Fla. Bo. Ry north of and Including Ocala ............_...... ... .. 451
Stations on Fla. Ho. Ry. south of Ocala. ............................................................... 37 75 42 I S5' 9a 471 9')1' 41 1 95 4; 90 . . . .. .
................. :37 75 42 85 41 95 47) 47 95 . . . . :: : : :
Stations on Fla So Ry. at. J. & L. E. Dlvision_.................._............. ) 9)1
Landings on Lake Santa Fe......._........................................"!................................. I. ... 491 5,5',' 55 1'10 :. . . . : .
.fampa. .................................................................................................................... 95' s0 50 1'00 5.5 1'10 1'10 1 10 . . . . .
: : : :
Landings on Manatee River .................._................................................ .............. ... ......1... ......' ... ...... ...... ...1...... ... ...... . . . . .
Stations on J., St A. do H. R.. fty......................................_......_........................... ... ..: .. .. ...... :. ."... .. ..SOII'I'" ...... 0" . . . . .
Palatka. ......._........................ ........................................_................................. 30 60135 I 70 401'' 8010 80 40', 75 . . .. . . .
St. Augustine....... ....N.......N....NN...N....1.N. .........N.?.......N.N................................ ... ... I ... "a 1 !i ...... ... ...... I!, ...1; ...... "' ...... . . . . . .
Statlonson.1. T.&K.W.Ry.;: ......................................-........................... ... ...I! ....1 ... ...... i I ..., ...... 1 . . . .. ... . .
Landings on Lakes Eustis anarris .................................................................. 42 85 47 9.5 52 1'05 :59: 1251; 52,105, 52 1'05 . . . .. . .. .

Stations on South Florida Railroad. 801 i-I' : I j 95' . . . ... .. .
From elalrtol\lcKinnonlncluslve.......................... ............4) '' 1 00 5Ojl00 471
......... ................. 95' 90 I 50 100 55110; 55 I10li' 101 52i j 10 . ., . . .. u .
From Kissimmee to Acton, inclusive...................... ......_ ........ ; !
.............. ..... 50 j .55' 1 10 601' 1 r.o. 120, I 60j, 120 57 1 15; . . 0 . . .
From Plant City to Ortenta. inclusive..N........................... .... 1001 201 I'
From Winter Haven to Bartowlncluslve................................_........................ M 110,60, 120 651' 1 : t 65! I30i : 65 130 162 lZ! .d. 0 . .... . .
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. north of and including Ocala.............................._. 3i: ; 7Q,40, 8Q 45.' DQ, 4.)1 9fI I 42 9a 142 &i' .0 . 0 . .. .'... . .
Stations on F. R. do N. Co. south of Ocala ......................N.............................., :rT 75 42 fb 411 9.) 41, 951 47 95 41 90 . . .. . .. . .
Stations on Sanford do Indian River R. R.? ? ......................... ........................._. ... ...... ... ......,, ...i...... ... ... .... ... ......, . .. 0 . .. . .
Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic. ft. R.............................-....-............ ... ....... .. ...... ...1 I .:::.. ... ...... I ... ...." ... ......': . . . . . .
Gulf points north. Tampa. ............ ........................................................................ ... ..... ...... .. t ... ...... !I ... ...... I ... ...... 0. . . . . . .
Gulfpolntssouth.fampa.".....................................................................?............... ... .......jl.-I. ...... ...I.j.'i'I,I.' "' ., ..... \I ...,I ..... I I ... !I ...... . ,'I. . . . .


The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
CONNECTIONS.Double Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess ol charges.

service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Uar-ioad is estimated at ),0O0 pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of Inll
daily'fast freight all Eastern Interior a n.,'".' .ftl i ryA "hAT4n'1 rot ,,Tn 1"ldA" r Line to
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast
New York Boston Philadelphia Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
and Coast points Including ,
Prepayment freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipmentswill
Providence. leaving Savannah be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and the
Tri-weekly connection for :New York via the Ocean Steamship Company,
and transportation! companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damagei however
Mondays Wednesdays Fridays. be from negligence and that such loss must to the
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving I occasioned, unless y
company upon whose line such negligence mar be located.
Savannah Weekly connection Tuesdays and for Boston Fridays.via the Boston and Savannah Stearapship Co., leaving I The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
: be subject to correction by this Line.
; Savannah every Thursday. Savannah i In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In
I Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving every
i Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Saturday. to Western points will be charged at double rates.
: Single shipments
to change without notice.To .
S&lllngday of Steamships are subject No single shipment taken for less than 31 to Boston New York, Philadelphia and Bait

; more. If shipped beyond, they will be charged In addition the single package rates of con
II JNFORl\I.A.TION: : 1'OR ; IJIPPER: : I nectlng lines and cost of transfer.

make rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting Stencils, shipping receipts and information furnished on application to any of the agent
; through I' For further information, if needed, apply to Agents of the lines, or to

lines The to dimensions above rates.of the Standard Box for Vegetables) are 8x14x22 inches, and the weight 1 I.o f C. D. OWENS, JAMES L. TAYLOR: ,
I Traffic Manager, Savannah, G*. Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah, Ga..
estimated .
at.50, pound
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KISSIMMEE, FLA., P- ,. t.;
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Kissimmee City West Kissimmee and
-. The Finest Town between Palatka and Sanford.
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Rosalie. :i1" _

_-=*t'i-""?'?JS"; : : Good Business Point.

Also for Lands owned by f -..:: ___-- I Finest Lands. Best Paying Groves.
::.:_':-;''" 1 __ i i
Least Frost North of Indian River.
z Write lor information toc141y
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Correspondence Solicited I Colony Roxburgh ,

Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or Investment. "
Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands. NOW FORMING. c,.
These Lands Include 1 all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lemons -
,Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly in the Counties
of St.Johns, Volusia, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough, Polk, Manateefand! Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located on them during thelpast;
six months. Do not delay if you want them at the present low prices. town is only 5 miles from the metropolis of the State, situated) on one of the
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation.
Address all correspondence about the above lands to leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.

'W1111am c rna0rndecP..Rmna


LAND & fJOLONIZATION: : :& nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

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E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,
2,000,000 ACRES LAND

90,000, Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida !


hundred deep,clear spring lakes, within a radius often miles. Their high banks THE FLORIDA OUTHERN RAILWAY GOMPANt
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.Its .
beautiful and diversified scenery, boating, fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home, where all the pleasures and comforts or our SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the cul- I
ture of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida I
and Bartow Branch Railroads several miles through this tract, make this the most
the run Columbia Bradford Clay Putnam Alachua Levy Marion Orange
desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and up-
wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to Improvers or settlers. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,


the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast; high land in full view of the Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Price
ocean; salt air salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange >81.25' to So per acre, according to location.
groves,rich bottom land, perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 1XK)
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after For further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka, Fla.
looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school sawmill and all requisitesfor
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-.
west. ; L. N..TILI<:IE., S. CONANT, .
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 woulddo Chief Plerk. Land Department.) sep'JJJyl( / ) General Manager 4
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -_ n-- ------_ -_ -_ -_-_-___- ------_ ---_ _-__ -_
elsewhere. ,


For full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.G. .
M. MORRI8H, Anclote Hernando County, Florida.J. S Straw I ShiDDin Agent Frnit ana Vegetable PacbnR.
E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.A. Orry
C.- {ARTIN Macklnnon. Orange County, Florida,or to ,
E. R.; TRAFFORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County, Florida .
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Forwarding( ;and Commission House S., F. A\: 'Y. R.R. Wharf,
Disston land Companies.

Where growers' supplies 1 are on hand and 1 for sale at lowestpossible prices for

I cash or to our patrons. Every necessary convenience for packing Oranges

expeditiously, and in the best manner, by skilled workmen, at reasonable

Florida Land and Improvement Co. prices. Oranges direct from the groves for sale by the single box or car-load

nov }tf

A. & G. C. C. and Okeechobee Land Co.


Kissimmee: Land Company.

_'.. _._.. """S ,. AC.ES AND BOTH SEXES, 1103111 ::-
'.., 1 -_ ,.;' 411!" .... BRED AND= IMPORTED.
"" : Cows and Heifers bred to bcMt Nctherland
rfli.:: -\ #- ,ire and: Maggie Italia.TLo .
<; : ..
\ f\ < YJr! Arcrneo Urrordof of n Herd are tho
2,500,000 Acres of Choice Land'sfor W' ." "., ". ;, / r Rip:l.: fit...;, True Test of its Jlcril.
i if' ,
; c"" ,11. The following Milk and flutter Rerortti
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..' \ 'l" have nil been made by animals now i.i
sale in East and South Florida, adapted to the cultivation of Tropical :-_"- ., '?."f. ., _, (1, our HerdsZVCXXjX
; :: : 3R.33OO3FS/.3DJS:
Fruits, Sugar Cane, Rice, etc. ..... --" -', __- Three Cows have averasred ovr 3 t.>.nriO Ibs.In a year.Five .
=- __ -=- > T Cows have averaged ov'*r !1.OJlh..lnayt-a"
IRTOE, &1.S5G PER, ACRI: AND UP,v ARDS. :='" :' :.__ Ten Cows have averaged over 1UA Ibs.In a y.-ur.We .
_s- -" know of about 'JO Cows that hare made yearly records. rxcccdinc 16.000
Ib-.. and 1 t of them lire now in our Herd and hare averaged over 17,500 lb-.. ->have av-
ora-'ed over 1t,UIJO Ibs. in a year. 63, the entire number the Herd that have made. yearly records,lncludr -
fourteen 'J vparoldw and twenty-one:year olds have averaged I2,7nS Ibs. ounces" in a year.
Five Cows have averaged 20 Uw.7 oz. in week. Nine Cows have averaged -
_*UTTER'RECORD I I ". 19 Ihs. 4 oz. in a week. Fifteen Cows have averaged 1111 .6 Oi-
information and circulars forwarded on application. AddressNo. : maweek. Six 3: year olds have averaged H Ib .3 a week. Eleven'I year olds,the entire numlw&
I I t Pteil have averaged 13 Ibs. oz. in a week. Six 2 year olds have averaged! 12 I 11*. J\: oz. In a week.
r.'ftH.>ji 2 rear olds. entire number tested, have averaged 10 Ibs. 83-lOoz.a weelc. The entire orlg-
305; Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. II| 1'ial imported Netberland Family of six Cows, two being but:3 years old,have averaged 17 2-3 a
1 \v*-,'k. Thin Is the Herd from which 'A get foundation stock PrtrPs low for quulltv\ of Htork.StVITH6y .
Pine and Forsyth Htreete, JnckBonville. oc5tf POWELl' l4 AMP, "M H CllCo; Stoofc firm, SYRACUSE, N. VII









(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1886, 5.50 a. m.,
220,000 ACRESMIA Trains will leave and arrive as follows: ZEstiibllsliecl 187 .


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SOUTH LANDS. 1M" r r.:
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0 : 'o., iti0 o8TATION

I Situated on each side of the I 1- -- 01 Q OZ Q ZIaZ!' gz :F"IFI.: "1Jx-r .A.. I> JR..C>:J-o-C=':E;,
I = u 1 u I 0 a

South Florida Railroad and its z I_I ; E-o: 94 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK.

I Leave- I AM I PM! AM AM
\ Bartow Branch R. It. Wharf '''- ..._;. ....-.!........1.-, out Consignments of oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
8 .. 1 W 8 2Ijlielair. having to send auction... Remittances sent on day of sale. June8-ly
Sanford...... 0 00 .... 4 4,5110
In the Counties of ......... 31 H 101.1 4 10 8 35Longwood.
.., H 2JI..1 1 5 15.10, 2j 915
Altamonte_ 121 H 301........' 5 25110 3.1 938MaitJand E8TABLISI-J: ED is.E0 .
Orange, 15''' 8 ,........ 5 ::35JO 45 1010
Polk, WinterParkj! 18 8 45 ..... ..' 557,1055, 1030
Orlando....... 221 !9 I 02: A M':' 6 20:1115,: 1135Kissimmee. BEAN
lire vard, 401; 9.45 5 20J! 71012 05 1 15i

Sumter, i ''I'I ,
i I I P.M.I P M
and HilKboroiigli. tIIalnesCityl tHilO 301 6 ....._
,, Bartow J'nc GSIJO 47, 6 171..1.,......_;:......_ 350 Commission Merchant and Forwarder,
3OOO Acres Auburndale "j2ilO' 57 1 6 501.. '"M':'''_'.' 4 15
Lakeland... : 2''>l 7 501......_,_...... 5 40 \Vuycross Ilailroal1Iarf Jacksonville Fla.
of these are NEWLY acquired Lands, which Plant City... 9J 11 451 8 ......- ......_ 635Setfner. ,
....._... lo.1l I0'' 8 4SI.; :...... ........ 7 20 Branch ...uckingllouNe'uycrOt !. Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Flu.
having been for several years reserved from Ar Tampa... 115112 40 9 251..._... "'M". S 210PMiAMI
PM r a :n. g e s, I.emc> ias .,

sale are now offered. NORTh HOUND.Penibcrtoii And other Fruits and Vegetables,

These lands comprise all classes and grades n d .
.'Mcil'1 i :1 I I m c=- ...00 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak 0 col' 0 o aaoSTATIONS. ,
I :
y Z I OZ I' oZ =Z oxa Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
Lands among the Backbone Hills in the famous _- I u uti u ... .
04 r ,I'' C a 0 -HLeave caeei.: I..ern: OD.S
Lake and 11111 region of t e Peninsula. 1 I
Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of Tampa......... 01 2 00 i..._...I 5 80: ..._... 121 230, ....._ <6< ....._ 7 15 !3-u..pp1ies.
table lands well timbered with Pineand Oak Plant .! 2'21 2 501......- 6 401..._.. 8 20 Have a full stock Growers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange

Lakeland.. 32 401...-... ..._... 9 35 Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
undergrowth; Low, well-timbered, Pine Auburndale.I, 43 3 ....... 8 (00 ..._..., 10 20Bartow (Bangor)Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc.,etc.,all of
J'ncl 47 3.j! .... $ 18....l 1 11 25 the best quality, and cheaper than the cheapest.
Lands; Prairie and Marsh Lands set in rich tHalnesCit! 54 4 liS _.......: 8 35' PM ...-...
I AM j I Ar L V I Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car,
native grasses affording good pastures for Ktssimmee"l, 75 5 00 5 401 9 30 2 00 .1 80Orlando"'M.
... 93 5 45 6:35: PM 2 50 3 20 Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4-tf
cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered In the Whiter P'rk 97 5 57 6 50 ......_ 3 02 3 50 _

1\10.1\ tland.... 100 ij ro 6 5t{ .. 310 4 10 ...
thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmee, Altamonte M 10' 6 10 7 10.. ....... 3 25 4 :r7

Longwood... 105 6 18 7 20........_ 3 3,5 5 15tHelalr.
Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake- ......... 112 6 7 ......_ 3 50 5 40 W. N. JUSTICEWholesale
Ar. Sanford 115 6 40 7 38........._ 4 00 5 55
land, Plant City, Beffner, Mango, Orient and It. Wharf..._ I .
Dade City. Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R. Commission Merchant,

For further information apply to Land Department F'st F'st -F'StF'Sft'i
No. 313 North Water Street niUidoli>lila.
: M'l. Ft. HTATION8. 1.1'1 Ft.
t of South Florida .Railroad Company I 119. 21. 120.I 22. ti SPECIALTIES : FLORIDA FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
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,Sanford, Florida.WALTER :P.M. A.M A.M P.M. Jrij- Large shipments remitted on day of sale, small fehipmentsweekly."SaTheMachlnesarelicht.etronjf ;
o : 5,15 5.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3'' 7.05,75, oc9-6m -
5.47 6.30 .........Owensboro......... 8.58 6.2061 -- --- -- ---- ----- ------
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GWYNN 16 5.58 7.U01.Dade City............. S.4S 5.58159
23 6.17 7.HO.IUcbland.: ..........I 8.3! 5.2032 Rend now If you are Interested
Janl2-tf General Land Agent.W. 7.:15: 9.00 ............Lakellmd..........,' 7.40 3.5032 ( eadyruunwga+tmiraWf in Farming.GLrtlf'nhl: ,Trucking
531 431 8.00 Ar 1..Plant City.........., 8.MI.......'2'2 ( in design anti finish. fur our 1886 Catalogue.which
631, S.21 :-e1lner. ;, : .......112 -- _____i I' I Practical. -da, e. fully describes our 8eed Udlle.
M. LEDWITH. F. C. SOLLEE. 751 8.55 A..rrive.TampaLeave 6.00:....... 0 _: -:: -= To.U. "
LEDWITH & SOLLEE Burto\v Itrancli.-Daily except Sunday fte "
heel lloes
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DEALERS I South Bound. \ and Hollow Steel l
1-27 and 129
Standard Horse Hoe

REAL ESTATE rATIONS. :Pas.IPa&IPas. Catharine Street, c1\I'\ and Cultivators. Free to all.i'mLADWna .
t :-1 I No.I NO.I&Ft
\ti I 113. ,115. 17. 1'A. COBBESFOSDE3CE SOLICITED.
Office, No.7 Herkimer Rlock, -
Leave.Hartow Junction..1 I 0 10.50 4.00 8.20
Headquarters for Halnes City Property. Leave.Wlllter Haven...... .. : 511.05 4.15 8.40
Arri'e_... artow ......................11711.40: 4.50 9,25

I North Bound.STATIONS. .

HAINES CITY. 1 II Pas. Pas. Pas. Pas.
:' &frt No. &Ftl No.
;,ti12.!! H. } .: 18.
r4LCUIt.i TOWN Lo'ri : A.M P.M.P.M.IA.K.I,

Leave a rtow..................' 01 5.30: 2,40.. 7.f)1)' 9'111;
Leave Winter Ha..en.12.; 612 :tt5'7.3."ilO.0.' .')
Arrive Hartow Junction. It 6..JO: :tSO'' 7.5010.2';
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Healthy, High, Rolling Land with Sanford and Indian River ICailroad. iir; kiii -

Dally except Sunday.
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Beautiful Lake Fronts. ---- ;Pas. P-R.I I I*

:"' ,&N't' STATIONS. No. I %
21.j j 4. lain I
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I P.M.I A.M t to

'rhis U u ICnrc OpportuiiUy to Pur- I 5.00lv, 7.40 117
3 ,; 5.17i ........tFort Itu.>(l......... 7.2}! !,
chase Lots on the highest Tract ; 5 I 5.25.Rulledge.......... 7.151 ;12 I
17 : 6.05;,Ar.........Ovideo ........1.... tia51' !. 0 r Y AVtnhN
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of Lund in Tropical Florida.
J Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, :y and ;
Dally except Sunday. No. I and 2 I Pally.
Trains No. 4,6,10 and Daily except Sunday
Train No. topsHt' Lacland' breakla)>i
llaines City Is situated half-way between
Trains No. Wand tt) Dally. Trains No.21 1 ant
Sanford and Tampa, and right on the South 1 ,d,
Florida Railroad. It is situated on the highest 22 Daily except Sunday.': ,
Connects Sanford with Sanford and indian
land in South 'Iorlda-rlchrolttng and at
River Railroad for Ovideo and points 01.
lies the
healthyThis excellent country to
Lake Je.v up; with the Pfoile's; Line RIt(.
southward of large lakes which protect the C
Line of Steam >
tropical fruit. There is no frost here. The
fact of the Indians having selected this section for Jacksonville and all intermediate points 1'. D. ROGEKS. u'. 1.. uOOtK.'i.D. .
and with Steamers for In-
on St Johns River,
of country a home demonstrates beyond St. Johns.At ROGERS & CO.
dian River and Upper D.
a doubt that it is absolutely the richest ,
with Steamersfor Fort Myers
portion; since it is their aim, on account of
and Bassl and points on Kissimmee river. DEALERS IN
aversion to labor, to find the most fertile

very tracts moderate; thus affording expenditure large oflabor.returns from a Railway AtPemberton for all points Ferry with orthl Florida East and Southern West, 1\IJ: Er .A. :r... :FI. C> C> :F'I I1'T 'f3- ;

Come and see this town before buying else and at Bartow with orida South.Southern Corrugated Iron, Fire I'rooflron Shutters, &c., Metalic,Buildlng Supplies.
where. Railway for. Fort Meade and points
Through Ticket sold at all regular stations tate Agents for K. Van Noorden & CO'B
points North East and WestFREDERIQ JE ] 7 tXLIC brIINGL1.: .
Brines City polk County, Flu > H.' RAN,
"c4 talc direoril, ,. oirouu/, ",,,. Olu'11'1agt:\ AI.JI) 74 W"-tJ-t, rtrevt. JACatanlrlttt.LLltKIfJG.



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t Boston and Savannah Steamship: =Co. Practical Experience Proves that

.. Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between' New England and THE CLARK'S COVE GUANO Co.

': Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.
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;: First-Class Passenger Accommodations.! HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES

I N"o Trnnshl)>n1.cnt.* **- No Extra Hand Unit., i "

' Cabin Pansage, $20; Excursion 835.00: ; Steerage, SP2, -0 0 -I

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" The superior Iron Steamships!:! of this Company are appoiutt-d) to l-arl: from O # ; I .. I

:.- Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah at t follow : O c- fIIi ))1\m .

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CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley ..............................................Thursday, April 5,at ;3:3': p. m
. UATE CITY Capt. Hedge.........................................................Thursday, April t: !, at IfcUU p. iniapi. / O
CITY OK MACUM I Kelley.............-..................... Thursday, April 21!), HI :3u p. 111 Z \
GATE CITY. Capt. Hedge....................... ......... .......... ............ .Thursday May 6,at 7:30 p. m Q ry ;
CITY OF MACON, Capt., Kelley....Thursday, May 13: ,at 2:00 p. m r. r
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge: ..Thursday, May fit, at 7:30) p m c -
CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley.....-Thursday, May 27, at 1:00 p.m ccO J rn
GATE CITY, Capt. *edge........ .. ...............................................Thursday, June 3, at 6.30 p.m a .
CITY OK M/vCO. Capt. Kelley.,..............Thursday, June 10, at 12:30 p. m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........>........Thursday:; June i7,at 6:80 p. m THE KEHT IN TJHIC.
CITY OF MACON Capt.. Kelley...............................................Thursday, June 11:00 a. m A It..l!:
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge...._.Thursday, July 1, at 5:30 p. m Prof Isaac Stone, In his article on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-Union,
1885' "Of all the fertilizers used on some 15,000 treesthe( lark's Cove Orange-
October, ,says:
Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia, Savannah, Florida better results than any other used." Send for Pamphlet and full particulars -
and Western Railway and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. Tree Food gave
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the S <* Island Route.W. dec7-tf t WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER! ,State Agents.WILILIAM .
H. RINv- Nickerson's Wharf Boston. --- --
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For Freight apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Savannah,Ga. LTFI.3
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For Rooms and Tickets apply to
aepi-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G.S. Agent,66 Bay Street (Successor to J. E. Hart,)

The Oldest Heed House In the city. (Established 1875)! ).

20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville,

T =: JM1: E -FOR- ..A..FI.JESf: ; s EIEII: >S.I .

I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free
55 to 60 Hours r,. on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In ..

betweenSAVANNAH NEW YORK Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal BranWheat,



andLPHIA. PHILADELPHIAOcean : E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

Guaranteed: AnulYH18.

Steamship Company.Central Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE

( or 90 Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE '
TRADE: mac !
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. MURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH,

To or from New York, Cabin, >$25] ; Steerage, $13; ; Excursion (return ) ). NITRATE SODA, 7' KAINIT, ETC.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as :
Prices on application. July 27 U
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TALLAHASSEE; Capt. ... Friday, April 2- -Ir.'iOp.: m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson.Monday, April 5- 6:00: p. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. H. C. Daggett..........................Wednesday, April 7- 7'Ha.:<< m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.-......_....................._.......,......Friday, April 9- 9:30: a. m USE H. J. BAKER & BRO'S
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ..................................Wednesday, April 15- 2:30: p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nickerson.......Friday. April 10- 4:30 p. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. DaggetU..Monday, April 19-!> 6:00) p. inCHATTAHOOCHEE CelebratedORANGE
Capt. Catharine.....................................Wednesday, April 2i- 8:00 a. m
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton...Friday., April :23-10:00. m
TALLAHASSEE. Cfcpt Fisher" .:\tonda April 26-12:00 n'n
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.Nickereon.:; .Wednesday, April 28- 2:()>I) p. m TREE
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...................................Friday, April 30- 3:30: p. m

[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] W' ""...a-.jW't":. -"''''#, : /. .- "" .-U'.ti\1ot; ;! EV1ANURE .
DESSOUG, Capt. ......_._._...Saturday, April :3- 5:00: p. In
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett..........................................................._...Saturday, ..\prIlIIJ.-IOOO a. m
DESSOUG,Capt.- .................._.............._._Saturday, April 175:00 p. m !IT WILL PAY YOU !
JUNIATA Capt. DaggetU..-....................... .....Saturday, April 24-lu:00 a. m

Ammonia . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 per cent-
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida the Sea and Island Western Route.Railway (Waycross Short Line) and Available Phosphoric .Acid .. . . . . .. ... ... .. 4.00 .".

Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. Potash .. . . . . . . . . . . ... ... .12.50
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwestvia Soda. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 2.00 **
Savannah. For further particulars apply to :Magnesia . . . .. . . . . . . . . 8.00 ..

HENRY Pier No.YONGE a% North Agent River New York. City Exchange G.Building M. SORREL,Savannah, Agent,,Ga. Lime. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5- "
W. L. JAMES Agent, 13 S.Third Street: ,Philadelphia.J. This justly celebrated Manure lias been thoroughly tied; for vears in Florida, and al way*
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway,N.Y. \vitli flic best results. It is no tlu-o.ctiiiill-crtilizcr"but one which has stood, the
For Rooms and Tickets apply to test for vt-ars,and if properly u..t d cannot tail to repay its cost; many times over in the in- j
aug l,'83-ly H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent,66 Bay street. creased yield of Oranges, general health ana rui_id {Jron'tlt of the tree.
It is, and always has!' been the same" superior Fertilizer as when first introduced years ago
and we guarantee that its quality will he sustained in the future as in the past as we do not
to cheapen it by.the introduction of any inferior and lower priced sources of Ammonia,
Our ORANGE TREE Manure is !securely packed barrel of 2501b; .|

Send for descriptive pamphlet to

POWDER P. McQUAID, Jacksonville, Fla.,

is absolutely Where a full supply of it is constantly handfor to
highly 4.
1 ounce is
of any other kind. It ia strictly a medicine to be given with food. Nothing on earth win make hens laylike
it. It cures chicken cholera and all dir ues of hens. Is.orth its weight in gold. Illustrated book by
mail free. Sold everywhere or sent mail for 25 cents in stamps. 21-4 Ib. air-tight tin cans. $1|
by mall. $L20. Six cans by expresa id.for $5.00. DO. I. ft JOHNSON & CO.. Boston Ulass. Win 1. Freeland &Co.,Ta'ares, Fla. ury derson,. ndarln%tria.




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