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 19, 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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New Series; Vol. 5.--No. 16. Published by CHAS. W. DACOSTA_ Jacksonville, Pla. Price 5 cents.

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Established 1869. :Monday, April 19, 1886. 82.00 per Year in advance.

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outlet is but little south of Charlotte Government engineeers subsequently millions of acres. By the concession .
Harbor, that is destined to be the lead- proved what was then generally be- made to the Disston corporation, every
ing coast port for trade and travel to lieved that the glades are sufficiently alternate section reclaimed becomesthe

OUTII FLORIDA. Cuba, as it is some five hours nearer elevated to be drained, and the care- property of the company in fee

Its Reclaimed Lands--It Waters-Its Com Havana than Tampa, with better water ful and completed surveys of the Diss- simple, without lien of any kind.
for The Peninsula Rail- that there is *
I merclal AdvantageM-Its Resource and commerce. ton organization prove a
Inducements Settlement-for VIewg Occupation of an Intel-and road, extending from Plant City, on regular fall of nearly fifty feet from After five years of often embarass-
Hjcent Visitor. the Tampa line, to Charlotte Harbor, Kissimmee City, the head of the enter- ing operations by the Disston company t
If any resident of the State, or laud will be opened to-day with imposing prise, to the Caloosahatchee that is the what was the generally accepted I

owner, or speculator should present as ceremonies, in which Governor Perry outlet for the lakes when connected by theory as to the intrinsic and

vivid an account of the resources, and and other men participate! amend its. canal between Lake Okeechobee and early market value of the reclaimed .
advantages of Florida as that given by completion opens the way for trade, the river. The great ,lake had no visible lands has been conclusively demon- :
) the editor of the Philadelphia Times, travelers and settlers to one of the outlet until opened by canal to strated by the perfect reclamation and
it would be rejected as overwroughtand richest sections of the State, while the carry its waters to the river, and to by the luxuriant growth of valuable
fictitious, but when as conservative canals and straightened channels cut that canal will be added another, on crops. These lake-border soils whichare

and intelligent an outsider as Colonel between the overflowing.lakes by the the east side, tapping the lake, near its now, for the first time, accessibleto
McGlure writes it as the delibera- Disston enterprise, open direct and northeast corner and running eastwardto cultivation, "are composed of humus -
tion of a discriminating mind and easy water navigation from the Gulfat the Atlantic coast at the confluenceof with a small per centage of sand

\ sound judgment, it will not fail to obtain the mouth of the Caloosahatchee the St. Lucie and the Halpotyokeerivers. and disintegrated marine deposits, un

; credence. through the very heart of the extreme But while this body of land derlaid by a stratum of shell marl-
Seeing Florida under its worst as- southern part of the State that is in- of almost incalculable value was knownin the whole resting upon a coraline or

.> pect, and after its most severe climatic habited or inhabitable. South of Lake the South, and especially to its sugar limestone formation," as is stated in
, affliction, he takes account only of the Okechobee and the Caloosahatchee are planters, its reclamation was never the description given of them in brief

underlying basis and fundamental the two counties of Monroe and Dade, seriously thought of. The planters of by Engineer Kreamer, and whether

ground work upon which the State depends containing the great Cypress Swampand the South were too comfortable and cultivated by them or not they em-

for rapid development and permanent the Everglades, both of which extend contented in their condition, and too ploy their wealth of productivepower
prosperity.In to the end of the peninsula, and uncomfortable and discontented with in the most luxuriant growth.I .
' a letter from Jacksonville, dated will probably never have anythingmore the aggressive industry and enterpriseof spent a day on the head lake and the
the 16th of March\ he says of South than irregular inhabitants at cer- the North, to seek these lands be- canal connecting it with its sister lake

4 Florida and the Disston drainage project tain points on the coast. fore the war ; and since the war the below, and inspecting cultivated

: RECLAIMING EIGHT :MILLION ACRES.It resources of the South, even with the fields, which, two years ago, were
p "It has long been known that the is no new idea that has been put freshly infused energy among her peo- sporting places for the magnificent fish I
a most valuable I lands of the State are into practical operation by the Disston ple, have not been equal to theta k of which abound in these ever fresh

flooded by a succession of lakes begin company to reclaim more than eight repairing the ravages of war, and, of waters. The tree that shades the
. ning with Lake Tohopekaliga at Kis- millions of acres which have long been course, could not consider an undertaking farm house on the inland side, at the
r simmee and the little lake of the same known as the most productive and in-: that required vast outlay of foot of the first lake, was until lately

i name a short distance to the northeast, trinsicilly valuable lands of the State. money and patient waiting for results.It the object to which the steamboat that
; and extending through Lakes flatche. Public attention was attracted to the was not until 1881 that the Atlanticand bore me over the broad lake was

t naba, Cypress, Kissimmee, thence by subject nearly forty years ago by Gen- Gulf Coast Canal and Okeechobee moored when carrying men and mate- .
the Kissimmee river to Lake Okeechobee eral Jessup and other officers who had Land Company was granted a special rial to that point for the work,and the

the largest body of water in any given long public service in Indian charter by the Florida Legislature, five hundred-acre farm of reclaimed
! one State of the Union, and thence by wars and as government engineers. with an authorized capital of ten mil- land on which Colonel Rose, assistant

t canal to the point where the Caloosa- General Jessup reported in 1848 that lions, and obtained a concession of the superintendent of the company, has

.. hatchee river has channel enough to the drainage of these lands was en- State of undisputed lawful authority, his home, with its strawberries, whichI
carry these surplus waters to the Gulf tirely practicable, and that when for the reclamation of all lands lying gathered in spite of the general destruction -

of Mexico at Punta Rasa, or the drained they would become as valuable south of township twenty-four and east by the severe winter, and its

It.., mouth of the Caloodahatchee, This sugar plantations as any in the world. of Peace creek, embracing over eight I acres of blossoming vegetables and

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cabbages, soon to be marketed, attest a great water highway to the GulFnas make there at best, when they can roots. Instead therefore, of devotingall
not only, the complete success of the a central artery of trade. By another have cheaper lands, more easily cultivated to oranges, a large majority of
drainage enterprise, but also the ex- year there will be regular lines of lands, more accessible lands, those who come here to make homes

ceptional value of the soil rescued for boats from Kissimmee to Charlotte greatly more productive lands, vastlymore should have land enough to follow a',
the husbandman.. His farm, just Harbor, and thus this whole rich certainty in crops, with per- system, evenly balanced, between livestock r'
wrested from the bottom of the lake country will offer every inducement of petual summer and less extreme of and various crops, the orange
and with cultivation and improve climate, soil, variety of product, easy heat than there is in Iowa or Kansas, grove being in proper proportion.Such .
ment only commenced, would sell for cultivation and cheap transportation, can be explained only by want of a farm well managed, will always -
more per acre to-day than half the through the only really tropical water general knowledge of the opportunities be rich and the owner prosper-
best farms of Chester county, for the channels, of the Union. offered in Florida. I*believe, as ous.The
simple reason that one man and.. a THE- REGION FOR SMALL FARMERS. General Grant expressed it, that success of the Florida "cattle
mule can grow more from i an acre The reclaimed land of the Southern "Florida to-day affords the best open. kings" has demonstrated a remarkable -
every four months than four men andas lake region of Florida is not all sugar ing in the world for young men of fitness of this State and climate for .
many mules could grow in Penn- land. It presents every variety of small means and great industry." Any cattle culture, but settlers are crowd-
sylvania in a year. At the foot of the soil and growth common to the climate. intelligent man who comes and sees for ing them so hard that they can no
lake, where cultivation has had onlyone Back of the waters and rich bottom himself will reach the same conclu- longer have unlimited pasture upon
full season to demonstrate the.fertility lands what are called the hammocksare sion, and the most inviting part of the public lands. One of these men
of the soil I saw one cabbagefield abundant ; the higher lands are Florida for men who come to make in Polk county for instance, who has
just about ready to be cut, whose timbered with hard or soft woods their homes here and get the best re- made his hundred thousand dollar
product will return, to the owner over according to the quality of soil. The sults of their own industry is the large pile in a quarter of a century, has
twenty thousand dollars, and then his live oak, hickory, birch, sweet bay, section now partially and soon to be just sold out his little home place of
land will be ready for another crop of palmetto, mangrove and mastic are completely reclaimed in the Southern eighty acres to leave that part of the
whatever will pay best in season, with- common ; large bodies of cypress are lake region. A. K. McCLURE. country. Thus the reign of the cattle
out the possibility of needed fertilizers within range of the new transportation kings is passing away, and their herds
for many years. Besides it, where the just opened, and the pine landsare will gradually be divided nmong
steamboat sailed without obstruction adapted to the orange grove. The Live ptocI thousands of farmers, who will improve ,
only two years ago, I saw the productof chief advantage of this section of the size and quality and mani-
the sugar field from which was Florida is in the almost tropical MIXED! FARMING. fold the present number. The time is
gathered the best cane exhibited in climate, that exempts the fruit and Cattle Improvement.Editor not distant when Florida will have the
the New Orleans Exhibition; and vegetable crops from frosts, when FLORIDA DISPATCH: best of meat, butter, etc., and export
while the plant renewed every about Jacksonville and even farther The freeze of 1886 has demonstrated more cattle at better prices than she
; two years in the best lands of Louis south there is widespread destruction. the folly of depending entirely now does.But '
iana, the near approach of the cli- From three to four crops can be upon a single product, especially upon Florida cattle must be improvednot
mate and soil of Cuba assures successive I grown each year, and there is no need five or ten acre lots set with orange only by better care and food, but
crops from year to year for probably of more than a single mule to plow to trees alone, without other land with by using only sires from the best
a decade without replanting. I a proper depth, as there is no sod andno forest for fuel and windbreaks, pas- brands. The Florida cow is simply a .
never appreciated until I saw this soil, baking of the earth. Cotton, corn, tures for cattle and fields for varied degenerated descendant of good stock
and its product, the truth and force of sugar, tobacco, rice, potatoes, and very crops. The fascination of orange culture brought from Spain hundreds of years
General Grant's letter on Florida pub nutritious grasses for stock can be : in the delightful climate with the ago, which by neglect, have returnedto
lished in the Public Ledger several grown in the reclaimed lands, and the large profits heretofore realize has led the normal condition of giving milk
years ago, in which he said that the upland or hammock lands are the beston i too many to stake all upon it. Alone enough for her offspring for half a
State "is capable of supplying all the the continent for the orange grove, i it is but a brilliant speciality in agriculture year, instead of three or four times as
oranges, lemons, pine-apples and other excepting thE Indian river country I that may do for persons of in- much for ten or eleven months. The
semitropical fruits used in the United that ia just east of the lake region on dependent means but not for the latter is simply a matter of cultivation.All .
States and $100,000,000 of sugar now the Atlantic coast. The orange will masses. domestic animals have remarkable
imported." In the same letter he bear several years earlier there thanon The United States Government first powers of transmission, reception,
tersely and correctly summarized the the St. Johns, because of the more made homesteads of eighty acres, but change of color, qualities and size. '
resources of the State by saying that genial climate, and other crops are later it wisely decided 160 was the Now by crossing the hardy, acclimatedcows
"it has a greater area than New hastened in proportion. Strawberriescan I proper quantum for a family. The with highly cultivated varieties,
York, Massachusetts and Connecticut be gathered the same year theyare object of this liberal allowance was to the, rst generation of the progeny will
combined, with deposits of fertilizer planted ; figs bear in two years give scope for the most varied products, be half bloods, the next three-quarters,
'under it and above it sufficient for from cuttings ; grapes bear the second so that farmers might never be distressed the third seven-eighths, and so on.
many generations; it only wants year, peaches the second or third year by the loss of one or more of This is a very rapid rise in grade andat
people and enterprise, both of whichit and oranges in four years from the them. the third remove nearly all of the '
is rapidly obtaining, and it affords bud. In ten years from this time the In mixed husbandry, cattle, horse, native cow has disappeared except her
the best opening in the world for reclaimed lake lands will present the sheep, pigs and poultry, go with cere- constitutional vigor; and her grand-
young men of small means and indus- richest and most productive and pros- als, hay, etc. It is the order of nature child, so to speak, will have become
try." That this reclaimed section perous settlement of Florida, unless all for animals and plants to live in the with proper car e,' first rate beef and
will become the great sugar centre of present experience and indications are closest fellowship, and the man who milk stock bred in this semitropicalclimate.
the Union in a very few years, is in at fault ; and if its opportunities were follows nature will be the most success We cannot, however, expect
no sense doubtful; and when it is con properly understood by the large class ful. In no state is mixed farmingmore to produce immediately the enormous
sidered that much less valuable sugar of small farmers of the North who imperatively demanded than in beeves and phenominal milkers and
lands in Louisiana, because in a much labor hard and unceasingly to gain Florida, for thereby the farmer is in-: butter makers now and then reported! ,
less friendly climate for the tender only scant food and raiment with little I sured a supply of the beat fertilizers which simply show what intelligent
product, are worth from one to two enjoyment, there would be a sudden i of natures own manufacture ; and no men can do, and the wonderful powersof
hundred dollars per acre, the prospec- influx of new settlers. Why our ; land returns more generously fora improvement this class of domestic
tive value of these Florida lands may young men who seek to gain farms in free use of them, but in this climate animals possess. The results, there-
be measurably appreciated. Theyare the West by patient industry and I and soil they rapidly decompose into fore, judicious crossings cannot fail '<0 ,
undoubtedly the best sugar landsof severe economy, should risk the uncertainties 1 available plant food which will be to be most encouraging and profitable.
the world outside of Cuba, and the of crops, and be content, nearly all absorbed by the current Such a transformation is possible in a ,:;
whole sugar belt of Florida will have with the slow advancement they can crops if placed within reach of the very few years, because heifers are.' : .:,
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generally ,mothers at two years. In just t h same as upon a Northern farm. Kindness to Animals. of the Florida cattle by the introduc-

no way could the State Legislature Should our typical farmer wish to improve In respect to kindness to animals, tion of high grade bulls, thus developing -

benefit the people, more than by providing for beef,he would use only short commend us to the Hindoo, rather an important, although at presentan

a moderate bounty to encourage horn sire If he lived near a city than the Christian standard of civil unremunerative, industry. I have

farmers to bring in thorough bred and would sell milk, he would begin ization. The Hindoo religion enjoins had a large experience in this grad-

male stock. Colorado wisely discourges with a short horn and follow with a one to be kind and merciful to all living ing up of cattle in the Western States

breeding from scrubs by a law, Holstein. If for dairying, he would creatures. To put to death any and Territories, and, unless the soil

that, "no bull unless he be as good asa best follow the above order with Al creature that, has life is an unpardonable and climate prove unsuitable to the

half or quarter thorough bred shall derney ; thus combining the three sin to a Hindoo, while to protectit cultivation of the requisite grasses and

be allowed to run; at large on the public great qualities desired. is one of the highest virtues. Beasts, plants, I see no reason why Florida

domain." His first crops on wild land wouldbe birds, reptiles, and insects are as much should not, like Texas, double her

Three varieties of cattle may be middling but his rich and well the object of the Hindoo's kindnessas wealth in cattle in five years, by intelligent -

named, each so long and thoroughly conserved manure would t make subse- human kind. The Hindoos of the use of short-horn and other

established that they 'are sure to trans- quent crops satisfactory, and his land higher castes never take flesh. They blood male stock. Florida possessesa

mit their good qualities, and good would soon become highly fertile, the live entirely on milk and vegetables. finer and more genial winter climatefor

bulls can be had at reasonable prices. bran, corn and cotton seed meal bought .I Hindoos of certain sects take meat, stock than Texas, and her abund-

The Durham or Shorthorn is at the would pay a large profit in butter and i but they would not eat it unless it be ance of water and shelter at all points

head of beef cattle. The Holstein isall beef, and doubly enrich the manure. of a goat, sacrificed before god or should go far towards making her the

enormous milker. 'The Alderney is Rich feed makes rich manure, while i goddess. They would never think of cattle nursery of America. Millionsof

the butter cow, and her butter is saidto that from poorly fed cattle is almost shooting a bird or killing a beast. acres of laud in Texas are never

be as much superior to that of the worthless. The man who js a liberal They look upon the European prac- grazed over at all, in consequence of

Shorthorn as the beef of the latter is feeder is like him of the ten talents, he tice of shooting and hunting as bar- their distance from water and from

superior to the former. doubles his capital, The old proverbsays barious. They distribute rice and shelter. .

A northern writer says it is satisfactorily "You can't eat your cake and corn to crows and other birds every Hale of.Jersey 4

proved that two year old have it," but in this case, you can. day.Our On March 10th,the first public sale
meat i is the most profitable. A beast Fortunately, these boughten feeds will first personal experience in of Jerseys took place in Atlanta, and

of that age can be made to weigh cost our farmers! on an average no more i handling animals was under the principle the Constitution calls it a great successin
1200 to 1400 pounds, if of the right than they do the Northern farmers. of arbitrary and coercive meas- which
every respect, means prices,
kind. There can be no question that an Our farmers would have the latest ures, and we look back with horror quality and quantity of cattle and

animal that will sell for $70 or $80 at improved machinery, mostly operatedby upon our own cruelty to our first number of visitors. There were fifty-

the age of two years, can be raised at horses, behind which he would rideon baulky horses and the kicking cow. five Jerseys, young and old, sold for

a good profit. Such early maturity is the machine without fatigue and do We respect in our memory the resent- the total amount of $7,288, or an average .
accomplished by judicious feeding of with a double team, three or four timesas ful spirit of both in asserting their of $135-the cows averaging
bone and flesh food with much work does. natural "rights" and refusing to be
producing as one man now $145 and the bulls $63 each.Notes. .
green forage and root crops. The Such farming would be fun comparedto subdued. A few years alter experience 4

animals are yarded or stalled much of the wretched old ways, born and on a farm soon convinced us of .

the time and being well fed are con- bred of slavery, in vogue here. Flor- the barbarity of our i ideas, and ever The number of cows in Wisconsinis 1

tented and in the'most favorable con- ida will never reach her full development since we have been learning that the estimated at 560,000 ; product of ,

dition for growth. Thus three years until these old ways are super- human must first learn to control him- cheese, 30,000 pounds ; butter, 38- I

,growth are crowded into two. By seded by modern methods. Of course self before attempting to control the 000,000 ; total value, $20,000,000.

this system nearly all of the manure so he will have the best of pork and other brute creation. A good many farmers find oxen

precious and necessary in Florida is stock. Meanwhile\ an orange grove of Acting upon the principle of uni- more profitable in heavy farm work

saved, in its best condition. There three or four hundred trees will have form kindness in word and deed, the than horses, but to attain this result

can be'no doubt that improved Florida come on, and coincident with its fruit- most incorrigible brute may be controlled they feed so well that thrift is con- _

steers, of the,right breed, can be madeto ing he will have a full stock of blooded and rendered gentle and kind. stantly maintained.A .
the above and fertile farm the whole We have in a dozen instances taken
approximate figures cattle, on a good horse, over nine years old,
by cultivation soon reach them. worth far more than if he had expended horses which had been so ruined by ought to have ten years of work in

From the foregoing facts and con- the same capital and labor in arbitrary and brutal measures as to be him, and in fact is often a better> pur-

siderations it is certain that intelligent, the Northwest. Such a man could entirely useless, if not dangerous, and chase than a young horse. He has

practical farmers can come to Florida well feel pride and pleasure as he in a few weeks time rendered them been tested, and if weak spots had

with the best possible prospects. For looked over his fields, his grove and the most willing, obedient and kind been found the horse would l been lame,

illustration, let an average man bring at his beautiful, high bred cattle. servants. blemished or dead.
the same capital he would require to Other men with more capital and am- We have taken the wild, long
horned cattle from the and by Calves grow faster on milk not too
start in the \Vest ; take one hundredand bition, could double or quadruple this range
rich. will fatten faster richer
continued and uniform kindness in They on
sixty acres by homestead or pur- hundred and sixty acre enterprise.In .
voice and rendered them so milk if they do not have more than
chase enclose with wire and stock
; conclusion the advantages,econ
; obedient as to come to call and allow they can digest. Digestion is what
with as many cows as he can properlycare and comparative rapidity of breeding -
omy the milker to draw the fluid without tells. Skimmed milk is well suited to
for, getting the largest he can pro- the Florida cattle by
up fear he used no harsh wordsor the calves to be raised. handful of
so long as
cure. His ,Northern bull-say a short the best male stock are un-
employing acts. Kindness and self control : linseed meal will cause the calf to
horn-will serve fifty, and his neigh- Moreover, the cost and
questionable. i will subdue the baulkies horse and thrive better. Oatmeal is excellent.Mr. .
bors will pay him well for any surplus the risk of transportation and of the
and subdue the most viciouscow
conquer Harman Rowley, of Augusta,
ot capacity. The first cross gives improved climate will be incomparably less than .
or ox.Improved
has farm ten miles
Georgia, a some
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Stock In South Florida. success-
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Mr. J. S. Tait, of the Scotch Col- fully cultivating rice on swampy bot- I
best results are designed, he should climatic risk, however, i is small, if the .,
"I in toms and lagoons, and he tells the
at Sara Sota, says : am
mate the half bloods with some other animals are properly cared for through ony t'
shall attain Evening News, of that city, that other
hopes that I equal success .
sire and another will be
good change their first summer. They readily accommodate -
in experiments with the artificial farmers in his section could make
desirable for the bloods. my
three-quarter themselves to the climate,
If I do I out of this He the
and forage plants. money crop. uses
Of make the grasses
course, to development if J
lerfectcare, training> and good food especially young.L. H. ARMSTRONG. shall devote a large portion of my rice hay for his stock, and they like it

must,! be given, to the cows, aad calves, St. Nicholas, Fla.,April 14. 1886. time and attention to the improvement and fatten on. it. '

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seedling, is something not yet definitely QUEURIES FROM A BEGINNER THE BEST VAKIETIES.

C roe and Orchard. settled, as our earliest Navel trees are Editor FLORIDA APPEAL: Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Intending to clear on my land, situ- The writer would be much obligedto
only from six to old but
: years ated at Keuka, Putnam county, Flor- you if you would kindly inform
THE WASHINGTON NAVEL. that it is the most profitable variety ida, preparatory to setting out an him where he can buy the best varietyof

cannot be questioned. The market orange grove, I would like to have you lemon trees for market purposes.
What They Think of It in South'Cali-
fornia. reports give returns of from fifty centsto answer the following questions in your Which is the best sort to make a

"This orange is peculiarly marked two dollars per box more for the valuable paper. WM. DEUBEL. grove ? And what are the best varie-
Danberry, Conn., April 14, 1886. to set out in
ty a grove.
with a protuberance in the blossom Washington Navel than for any other
1. How far apart shall I plant the GEORGE BADART.Fort .
end which closely resembles the variety.
following varieties on high dry land : Myers, Monroe County,Florida, March
human navel, from which singularityit "The principal objection to the Navelis Mediterranean Sweet, Jaffa, Tahiti, 21, 1&16. % .
The best varieties of lemon for
derives its name. This fruit orig. that it usually ripens at a season Mandarin, Tangerine ?

inated in Bahia, Brazil, and was first when the Eastern market is fairly Ans.-Set the Mandarin\ from six- profit are Sicily, Eureka, Belair Pre-
mium and Villa Francha. Of the
in the United States in the crowded with from Florida ,
planted oranges teen to twenty feet apart, the other
grove of Z. Kingsley, Drayton Island, and from Messina, but we must relyon varieties from twenty to twentyfivefeet. Sicily] there are two importations the

Florida, in 1835. In 1873 the Agri- the very superior quality of our A very good plan is to layoff only difference being that one has
thorns while the other is thornless.The .
cultural Department at Washington Navel oranges to hold their own even your rows fifteen feet apart and set

imported a few trees from Bahia, and against the best imported. They were your trees thirty feet apart in the Eureka is from California, the
Belair Premium Villa Francha and
one of these was sent to Mrs.\ L. C. able to do this at the New Orleans the in ,
rows opposite spaces adjoiningrows.
the thornless from
Tibbets, at Riverside. Very little Exposition one year ago, where the Your trees are then about Sicily were imported
the shores of the Mediterranean
attention was paid to its fruit until premiums on budded oranges were all twenty feet apart, and if in after years by
General Sanford. There be
1879, when its peculiar appearanceand taken .by this variety, their color, they become crowded, by removing may
other varieties the
pronounced excellence caused texture, flavor and general appearance every other row they would be left as good as

general comment, and it was at once being far in advance of any com- thirty feet apart. foregoing but there are none bet-
fruit. ter. As to the orange, the Eggor
largely propagated, though only a peting
2. Is there a certain show of mak-
limited number of.trees were set out We take the above from the Rural the follow- Oblong, and Beach's No. 1 are
ing a profitable
grove on
before 1882 since which time The Navel referred (though by no means all we could
a very Californian. to ing kind of land : A sprinkling of
large proportion of all the oranges above as having been planted Z. Kings- white sand on top, four inches of dark wish) the best early sorts, that have

planted in South California are of the ley, on Drayton Island in 1835, was brown or black loam, and below that a been brought to the public notice. For

Washington Navel. never disseminated, and the originaltree subsoil of yellow sand, covered with a late ripening, Hart's Late or Tardiffis
heavy growth of pine timber ?
"This variety is entirely distinct from has long since disappeared. In an excellent fruit of established reputation -

the Australian Navel, and should not 1869 Mr. Parsons, of Flushing, New Ans.-With proper treatment your ; Higley's late has been

be confounded with it, as the latter is York, introduced a Navel said to be soil will make a first-class grove. brought out more recently but is of

3. Which trees will make the best equal merit. For mid-season varie-
distinctly ribbed lengthwise, of lighter from Brazil, which was soon widely
groves, seedling, budded on sour stock, ties Homasassa, Magnum Bonum,
color, thicker skin and coarser tex- propagated, but disappointed the
or budded on sweet stock ?
and Peerless all well
ture. The Washington Navel has a orange growers, proving to be a very Nonpareil are

smooth skin, a golden-bronze tint, if shy bearer, though of superior quality.A Ans.-Budded trees. Sour stocksare known varieties, ranking among the
preferable to sweet ; both make first in quality of fruit. Mediterranean -
grown in a warm location, and a de- few years later the Department of I
licious flavor. As a rule it is now Agriculture sent out what is now good trees. Sweet and Jaffa are newer sorts
4. Will the Le Conte pear, peaches, equal to foregoing in quality and hav-
budded on orange stock, though the known as the Washington Navel. The I
persimmons and Japan plums do wellon
older trees are nearly all on lime or trees of this variety sent to Florida at- the kind of land mentioned? ing this advantage over them that

lemon stock, which results in a tree tracted but little attention, owing to Ans.-Yes. Plant only Peen-to and they are thornless. Du Roi is of the

much more subject to the action of the general prejudice against the Navel Honey peaches. first quality, prolific, and always car-

frost and fruit occasioned the failure of the ries its trademark, being ribbed
produces not quite so by 5. How soon can I expect a paying
good in color or flavor. Parsons importation. The increasing crop ? There is such a diversity of like a muskmelon. In quality the

"One of the strongest points in favorof popularity of this fruit in California opinion on this point it is quite a puz- Navel is by all odds the finest

the Washington Navel is its excel- has called attention to the fact that the zle to me.Ans.Your. orange grown. It is not as pro-

lent keeping qualities when properly Navel trees sent by the Department of peaches should pay in lific as other varieties though the

two or three years, your Japan plum Washington Navel recently introducedis
grown andproperly handled. Out ofa Agriculture to Florida are made more
test box sent to Colorado two years prolific than the variety ordinarily cul- and Japan persimmons in four or five, a great improvement in this particular -

ago by Prof. C. H. Dwindle, the tivated here, and has lead to a revivalof and trees in from five to over the navels heretofore planted.The .

Navel was found to be the best keeperof the interest in the Navel in this seven years. To get best results you Yellow and Red fruited Mandarins -

must give your trees generous treat- are quite different from other
all, even the seedling decaying in State. Its productiveness in South

quite large numbers, while the Navel California may be attributed to pecu- ment. sorts, being really a distinct species;

remained perfectly sound. And East- liar conditions of soil and climate, not 6. Do you think it wise to leave they are a handsome, delicious fruit
the timber standing for a width of one and bring a high price in market.
ern orange dealers are nearly universalin found in Florida. We do not think .
hundred and
fifty feet on the north,
their testimony that the best keep- this is the case, however; we have and also to allow an occasional pine to For trees apply to the nurserymen ad.

ing orange with them is our Navel, been watching some of these trees for remain through the orange grove as a vertising in our columns.-ED. DIS

which quite equals the best Messinas\ I the past three years, and they have wind-break and forest protection ? PATCH. .

in this respect. borne what would be considered full Ans.-Orange trees do not thrive A PLUM YOU FLOltI A.

"Just at this time the orchards of crops for any variety. They evidently under pine timber. We have never Thousands of plum trees are plantedin

Washington Navels are a magnificentsight require a strong soil, but we think seen a successful grove made where Florida every year. These trees are

being heavily loaded with their with heavy fertilization, or upon our the pine trees have been left growing. of the varieties grown in the northern

large blossoms, rich with a delicious hammock lands, they will prove as Forest protection is a good thing, and States, or at best are Chickasaw varie-

odor, and giving promise a heavy prolific here as in. California.. we believe the time will come when ties that flourish in the Gulf States

crop in one year from now. The tree, VALENTIA ORANGE CRop.Thecrop broad-leaved evergreen trees will be north of us. 0,

like all budded fruits, is smaller than of Valentia oranges this year is planted in and around our groves for The experience of the last ten years

the seedling, but is, as a rule, entirely said to be very good,and considerably this purpose ; but the scantiness of the goes to show that these trees are utterly

thornless, seedless, and a fairly good larger than for many years past The foliage of the pine renders them ineffectual worthless at least in Eastern and

bearer. Whether it will produce a amount to available reach 2,000,000 for export boxes is expected and there is something about Southern Florida. During this time

tree as large as the seedling, or one gating no less than 900,000,000 aggre-oran- the growing trees prejudicial( to the we have planted Wild Goose,Newnan,

destined to be as long .lived as the ges. well-being of the orange.. De Caradeuc and other varieties, 1

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on all kinds of soil, and given them Lemon Packing. pense is trifling, while they are worth two acres if set ten inches by three

the best of care, but have yet to see The Pasadena (.Cal.) Union pub more to him than his smoke-house ofbacon. and a half feet apart.
first fruit. lishes a letter from Lusk & Co. to Dr. Lake Guide. --4
our mature Kelsey's Japan Oity
plum that has been so widely adver- O. H. Congar on the subject of pack- ---..-s- STOCKS.Large .
lemons which contains the follow- Lemon Trees Survive.
tised, and so badly confused with our ing Stocks for Budding
Loquat or Japan Plum, is a true plum ing information : "Yesterday there Mr. McKibbin, of Crystal LAke, Mr. Baldridge, in a paper read be

and neither a new species, nor a vari- came into some of the Italian commis- Putnam county, Florida, stages that fore the Pomological Society recentlyheld

ety of Loquat as many suppose. It is sion houses a shipment of Sicily lem his lemon seedlings were killed, while at Los Angeles, says: When the

a fine fruit and a great acquisition to .ons. I examined them carefully, and I his budded lemon trees on both sweet stock is four years old I consider the

Middle and upper Georgia, but thereis knowing your interest in such matters and sour orange stocks survived a tem conditions most favorable for settingthe

little prospect of its provin more write you. They are each one cut perature of fifteen degrees. bud, because at that age the bot-

valuable in Florida than the foregoing from the tree, each one wrapped in tom has become so powerful that it

-unless it be in the extreme northern white tissue paper, and the box is lined will push the bud six feet high the

part of the State. Notwithstandingthese with blue tissue paper, thus making I ] UFseF first year, and this is very importantant -

facts this should be a plum-pro-I them look attractive. They run about especially for the Washington

ducing State. Two or more speciesare three hundred to the box. I cannotsee NURSEKY TREES. Navel, as, if it does not go up the

native. Some of the so-called that the fruit is any better than Distance Apart. first year it will grow laterally and

"wild plums" that have grown up, or that of Southern California, but it is The best distance apart for citrus come downward, and it is difficult to

been planted around old "settlements"are carefully picked, carefully cured, and trees, and indeed most nursery stock, get it up afterward. In support of .

not only vigorous and prolific, but carefully packed, and that goes a long at least in this State, is three feet anda my theory on this point, and because

yield fruit of good size and quality.The way in the selling. It will hold goodin half for the rows and eight to ten I deem the tree worthy of a place

make is that if would the Eastern market as well as here." inches for the trees in the rows. Some here, while discussing the methods of
point we we .
have for Florida -. set the trees twelve inches apart in the its culture and exhibiting its fruit, I
a good plum we The Pecan.
this is best when the have here two ] Washington
it native row, perhaps brought yearling
must get by improving on The pecan tree closely resembles the
trees are not to be "worked" until they Navel buds, nearly ten feet \
it from
sorts not by introducing the hickory, and the wood is very similar
North. Many of these native plumsare and used for same mechanical pur- attain considerable size, or when the high, and I venture to say such a
excellent and could trees are to stand longer than usual in growth has rarely if ever been seen on
really easilybe poses as hickory. The advantages in
selection and nursery. But when the trees are to younger stock. The Lisbon lemons
improved by generous raising pecans here rather than hickories
be worked and moved as soon as theyare you see here ten feet high arc also on
treatment to compare favorablywith are: (1)) The pecan being a southern -
the best varieties in other Sta tes. tree is adapted to stand more heat large enough, ten inches is as same stock, and were set June 17,
.. .. I much space as it is profitable] to leave 1885, and this remarkable result has
than the hickory. ((2) The pecan
In Comparison with Sicily. between the trees. It costs less to cul- been achieved without stimulants ,or
being a much larger, taller tree will
A correspondent of the San Fran- tivate and fertilize a given number set fertilizers of any kind. Natural con- i
furnish of choice
cisco Bulletin, writing from Messina\ a greater amount and the labor well the ditions The
closely, as as are always preferable.
commercial timber than the hickory.
t'icily, sap that Californians "have of is and orchardist affordto
expense budding, pruning, etc., nurseryman can
(3)) They are vastly more prolific than
nothing to learn from Sicilians as to
materially lessened. If the trees are spend some time and money in
hickories, and never blight their crop
the cultivation of the orange, and thatwe kept uniform they can be dug "as quest of such trees and a locality that
from intense heat as hickories some-
produce "finer, sweeter and hand they come" in the rows thus obviatingall will in its normal condition produce j
times do. (4) Being of growth, I them.
than The Sicilians
somer Sicily.
oranges of the '
they are best adapted to form thick danger mutilating roots. I K.H
however excel in the pickingand
The will andas
trees grow as rapidly More About Large Stocks.
packing of their fruit. Oranges and groves, where their dense shade will until be i There is wide difference of
strongly they are ready to i I a opinion
do with all necessity for care (
lemons, with them, are cut, not pulled, I away transplanted set ten inches apart in. and practice among the nursery men t

from the trees, because fruit that is... and irrigation.-Exchange... .- the row as they will if set twelve or of Florida as to the best sized stocks '

pulled will l not keep. The stem is cut The Limited Orange Region of California fourteen. Many lay off their rows for budding. In working the strong-

close to the fruit, and should the stem .The orange growing region of Cali four feeet apart but this is an inconve- growing varieties of the citrus, and

afterwards be broken off, the fruit is fornia is far more limited in area than nient width for cultivation and noth- even those of ordinary vigor, we much

rejected by shippers. The cost of cut- the "orange belt" of Florida ; and the ing is gained by it. Three and a half prefer small stocks from one-quarter to c

ing, packing, repacking, and transpor- favored spots peculiarly adapted to the feet affords abundant growing and one-half inch in diameter. By using

tation to New York amounts to $1.09 orange in this area are fewer, and ag feeding space for the trees, and the ex stocks of this size the buds can be inserted

per box of two and a half cubic feet, gregate a very much smaller acreagein tra six inches is just that much more close down to, or even below,

to which a duty of twenty-five cents the former State than here. In fact, land to be tilled and fertilized to pro the surface. There is a great advan-

per box must be added for oranges, a very small part of South California' duce the same result. Rows three feet tage in this ; trees budded at the collar

and thirty cents for lemons. The Bul- is'adapted to the orange. Many growers and a half apart can be "barred off can be headed low or high,or trimmed

letin correspondent is confident that who have planted and brought with two furrows of an ordinary turn into any shape desired ; they are easily

California can have entire success in groves into bearing on lands not suitedto plow, completely covering the "mid protected from frost by earthing up a

raising lemons. Last December snow citrus fruits,are now cutting out the dles," and at the next "going over" little round the base of the tree ; they

fell, for five days in Messina, and much orange trees and planting grapes or the earth thus thrown from the trees make a much handsomer tree when i

fruit was damaged. The Sicilian other fruits in their stead, or are neglecting into the centre of the "row space" can small ; they are not liable to kill be- "

growers anticipate the speedy loss of their groves as not paying for be split out" with a single "run" of a low the bud, or to have the buds
the work of culture.
the American market, owing to the 4 twenty inch sweep. "Four foot" rows broken out; in fact, have many advantages

competition of California and Florida. Peaches.Our require four furrows with plow and and no disadvantages, over ,

The importation of oranges to this farmers should not neglect to two with sweep to accomplish the trees budded high. Again, where f

country from Mediterrean ports in plant out a few peach trees every sea same thing. If the bulk of the culti- small stocks are used the point of
1884 amounted boxes and
to 942,811
son to take the place of old trees going vation is to be done with the cultivator union heals over the first season, while
of lemons to 1,316,863 boxes. Large
quantities were also imported from out., The probability is that we will or horse hoe, the narrower space is the larger the tree the longer this

other countries. It will be years yet have a good peach year. Peaches much easier "worked out" close up to takes. For trees of slow growth or .,

before California and Florida can properly put up in glass jars is bread the trees. with one "run" of the culti- dwarf habit, like the Navel or Satsuma ;:

grow oranges and lemons enough to and meat and health to our families, vator. Set one by four feet 30,000 large stocks may be best, as the
shut out the And
meanwhile the foreign home consumption products. will and every farmer at least should put plants will occupy three acres. 30,000 strong root forces a vigorous growththe 'j

have enormously increased.-Los Angeles up enough peaches to last him until equally fine specimens can be grown first season, which could not be

Times.' another peach crop; the labor and ex with much less labor and expense on obtained on the smaller stock. \

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nice discrimination arrive at the essen- Care of Poultry.

J1piaF tial truth. You cannot read and observe Poultry, Some days ago I had a talk with a

too much; let your mind become f fancier of my own city on this point.

Essential to Success in Bee Culture. fully saturated with the subject, and PREPARING AGAINST VERMIN. He reported about one hundred chickson

0. F. Bledspe, of Grenada, Mississippi you will thus become "thoroughly fur- Lice have been the bane of all who his place. His yard is about

in the American Bee Journal, nished," not only unto abundant success endeavor to keep fowls. Despite all twenty-five by fifty feet, and is all the

gives the following essentials to suc in the pursuit, but you will find precautions lice will take possession, space his fowls use. He takes the

cess in Bee Culture, and it will equally that you will achieve great intellectual and, once established, work will be chicks from the hens as soon as

apply to all branches of industrial improvement generally. Beekeepingis required to get rid of the pests. It hatched and places them in brooders.

pursuits: In agriculture, horticulture, an educator, and this is one of its must be remembered that unless the When old enough to prosper without

stock raising, or any other productive chief fascinations to me. I can approach entire premises are overhauled nothingcan heat he divides them in flocks of

industry, the novitiate should "make other branches of knowledgemore be done. Lice may be driven off twenty each, until six weeks old, then

haste slowly' as scores of orange successfully from having thoroughly roosts and yet be very thick in the then subdivides them into flocks of

growers, vegetable growers, poultry analyzed this. nests. Or they may store themselvesin ten each. They are not allowed any

breeders and others in Florida have 3. Adopt Italian bees, for in their some overlooked crevice, to come freedom until six or eight weeks old,

learned to their annoyance. Bee purity they are superior to any race forth and multiply as rapidly as be- but are confined in small pens.

keeping may be most successfully pur- yet discovered. In your hives adopt a fore. No half-way measures will do It occurs to me that it will puzzlethe

sued in this State, but it is necessaryto plain, movable frame hive. Avoid any for them. It must be a war of exter- average farmer to bring up one

exercise discretion and judgment.A kind of hive or system calling for too mination and not a single one must hundred chicks each season, and

great many on a superficial view, much manipulation and management.The be left. Sometimes the yards must be with all due respect to said farmer I
are fascinated with bee-keeping as a bees must be examined often cleaned up in order to escape them. will say thot he hasn't studied the

pursuit, with the impression! that the enough with the simplest hive, and To keep the vermin away place matter and don't know how. This is

labor is light, the pleasures connected should for their good be let alone, except tobacco refuse in the nests, which will not written in a boastful way, for to

with it unalloyed, the remuneration : where it is absolutely::! necessary to not injure the hens in any manner, those who have made it a study of

great in proportion to labor, etc., and manipulate ; besides, it is economy not and anoint the roofs with coal oil oncea almost a lifetime, it is not quite "as

raking up what spare cash is on hand, to interfere too much. Let "cheap week. Every three months the easy as falling off a log" to raise from

rush into it with. all the zeal of a Italian[ labor" do your work as far as walls should be well whitewashed, one hundred to five hundred chicks ina

novice. I would say to all such, possible; only on this principle can with carbolic acid in the whitewash, season. Still this one thing .occurs.

"Make haste slowly;" if you have a you conduct large apiaries.In and the droppings should be removedat If they are crowded they won't be

decided case of bee-fever and cannot conclusion I will say that as to least twice a week. Occasionally a raised, while if not crowded and are

rid yourself of it, I would say, pitchin profit, bee-keeping will, if conducted good dusting of the whole interior well fed, the chances are greatly in

but don't go faster than your cautiously, surely pay moderately, at with Persian insect powder will be an their favor.

knowledge. Bee-keeping requires deep least[ and in many cases it will pay : advantage. But getting rid of lice is Many suppose that confinement is

study and thought, nice mechanicalskill largely. ; the difficulty. To do so the first thingis detrimental to fowls and chicks. No
industry and careful atten- ---.----
great to clean out the henhouse and leaveno greater mistake was ever made. Fowlscan

tion to details, indomitable perseverance Stintless Bees portion of the droppings. Lice be kept in as good health and
and at times of Collector Harris has quite a curios-
a high degree often find lodgment in the droppings, greater productiveness when confined
ity in the of a stand of stinglessbees.
faith-that faith which is "the sub- way
than when free. Chicks should
and hence a solution of carbolic acid
stance of things hoped for, the evidence They are smaller than the ordinary should be sprinkled over those that be allowed to wander until old enoughto
bees and have bands like the
of things not seen. are removed. Put whitewash into come home, and then should not be
Bee-keeping will not do to dependon Italians, only the bands are gray instead -
allowed in the wet
crack and crevice grass.
every thickly. .
of yellow. They build their
for a support until you have mas- be hot, if possible, and do not be The best sleeping quarters for
combs horizontally instead of verti-
tered it and know what
exactly you economical with it. Put plenty of chickens can be made by using board
cally, as the ordinary bee, and one of
are doing. It is better side-issue
as a carbolic acid in the whitewash floors, covered with dry earth, no mat-
where look for his main the cells will hold half an ounce of
one can sup- tablespoonful of the acid to ter how dry and dusty the earth be
honey. The entrance to the hive i is every
elsewhere. I would down the
port lay bucket of whitewash. comes, keep it clean and the chicks
following rules as, in my experience, quite small, and a sentinel bee con- will not if
With an oil can or small bellows, get they are notcrowded.
the best for in this stantly stands guard in the entrance,
guidance pursuit: blow the Persian insect powder .-Racine, (Wi&comiri) Agri
1. In the beginning, do not spendtoo and it is quite amusing to see his move everywhere culturist.
in the in the
nests, cracks,and
much content with ments as other bees enter or leave the '-$4Notes.-
all over the floor, first cleaning the .
small hive-darting out of the way but back
things-supply yourself freely
with bee-books and literature-do not again like a flash-a perfect automa nests for that purpose. Having used Cabbage, onions, turnips and vege-
all these methods, now burn half a tables in '
general fine
be economical this then ton.-Key Democrat. are
; geta .. pound of sulphur on the floor, see thatit excellent
11'" ----- variety to mix and .feed to '
few colonies black bees to be Ital-
Demand for Honey. burns well, and close the door, keep- fowls.

ianized afterwards, and) read and ob The Orange County, "New YorkFarmer" : ing it shut an hour. To make the Bones fed
to poultry should be
serve. your own hives ; bewareat
the apiarist finds com burn little alcohol
says sulphur pour a
ground raw, for if burn them
first of the you
circulars of
enticing sup fort in the fact that the demand for over it. If possible, before cleaningout you
destroy the animal matter which
dealers make the bees theirway they
ply ; pay honey keeps pace with the supply and the house, take the fowls off the contain and
let them be nutritious
creditors not debtors very
that fine foods never go begging 'in i roost, singly, and dust every part of and beneficial)
it is
and will find if provided fresh and
you you act on the market. A speaker at the recent the body with Persian insect powder,
this rule will not allowed to get rancid or tainted.
they supply you withwhat session of the North American Bee rubbing a drop of coal oil on the top
need in their As a rule is
poultry given too much
you management
Keeper's Association said he sold 35- of the head and around the vent, but
and give you a surplus besides. 000 of in 1885 concentrated' food and not enough of
pounds honey with far not on the body. Repeat this process
2. Study the subject thoroughly. that which is bulky. If
less trouble than it required to sell once a week, if neces=ary. It is laborious
Bee-keeping is a highly intellectual would consider this fact they will
500 pounds in 1868. here is muchto we admit, but heroic treatmentis get
r pursuit. It brings you into close com more eggs and have less difficulty with
encourage the growing of bees and necessary if lice are to be driven out .
munion with the mysteries of Natureand diseases. .
marketing of honey. when once they become established. ,
with the God of Nature. Thereare .-.. -----------
Farm and Garden
many theories connected with i il t A New York bee-keeper reports that -.-. A married man who indulges in a

and much chaff given forth. The his net receipts from forty-six hives Feed fowls systematically two or flirtation i is either a fraud or a rake, I
care not how high his or her
mind has to cast off all this, and with were $946. three times a day, summer and winter. TaJiiiadge. standing.

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;, THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. 287gericulture.

T : I IA the mulberry grows luxuriantly here, do not know its value for forage or to have. They also drink the bever-

and as fast as one crop of leaves are pasture. It closely resembles Red age without milk and with loaf sugar

picked it soon puts out another, thus Clover, and if it can be grown here in merely. Water at the first boiling

'. FLORIDA! SILK FARM. furnishing constant food for the worms, quantity we do not see why it shouldnot point is generally considered better

If there is anyone that has a doubt and by keeping the eggs in a refrig prove a valuable plant for winter for tea or coffee, and, in fact, any kind

-" that silk culture cannot be made a'' erator they are completely under con : pasture. Can any of our readers giveus of cooking which requires boiling

, success in Florida, he should visit the'f trol, and can be hatched whenever it more light on the subject.-ED. water.

silk farm of Com. Norris, at Spring bests suits the operator.So DISPATCH. 4
1 OMELET.-Break six in a bowl,
will eggs
Garden, and he be convinced that assured is Mr. Norris that silk
Florida Blue Grass. skim out the yolks into a l large coffee-
silk be I
not only can successfully culture can be made a profitable busi- .
We wish to call the attention of our cup, beat the whites to stiff froth. Now
raised but that it will be of
a source ness that he is not only planting largely -
considerable the of farmer friends, and the land owners of beat the yolks enough to make them
revenue to people himself, but is encouraging his
it.I I West Florida generally, to the fact smooth fill up the cup with milk and
Florida who turn their attention to neighbors to do so, furnishing them
has I that we have good grounds to believe pour this into the bowl containing the
For two or three years Mr. Norris eggs and cuttings to get a start, and as
been with silk worm I Iand' I this section of country can be made to whites of the eggs. Put in a little
experimenting !, soon as there are enough cocoons produced -
I produce good pasturage with a little salt and stir enough to mix the whole,
each trial convinced him more he proposes to put in a reeling
:I care. During the meeting of the that is, as little as possible. Have
and more, that if a person of experience machine and prepare the silk for mar-
Farmer's Club last Saturday the frying warmed and a piece of
we pan
could be the
procured to manage ket, which will demand a higher price.
I stepped into the Club Room and butter as large as an and milk
egg ;
would be certain.To
cocoonery, success I At the New Orleans Exposition last
somewhat to our surprise, beheld two let it cook slowly ; be sure and not
this he secured the
accomplish ser- year Mr. Norris received the blue rib
I, vices of Mrs. Lucy M. Fox, of Western I'I bon on the best exhibit of reeled silk, fair sized bunches of grass strongly burn. If there is any danger of this
resembling in points the famous lift it from the bottom with a
Ill who has made silk many up
Springs, : which was quite an honor, as he had
'l| "blue grass" of our native heaths. On knife. When the froth sets on the '
culture a practical study for !om then only began the industry. He also \
time, and is also editor of the Cocoon I'I; received the first prize at the Florida inquiry, as to where the specimenscame top it is done. ,

a journal devoted to silk culture. Mrs. 1 I State Exhibit. This is an industry from, we were informed by Mr. LEMON PUDDING, NEW STYLE.-

Fox has been there about two months, 'I that can be followed with profit by Dansby that they grew on his farm, Cream up one tablespoonful of fresh I
and has her first of that one specimen was "Texas" blue butter with one teacupfull! of '
now hatching ,, women and children, and by those who sugar. ,
worms spinning their cocoons, and a';'I are not able to stand hard labor, and grass, while the other was a grass indi- Two eggs must be beaten up very

second lot coming on nicely. The I yet must make an income for them- genous to this soil, the only apparent i light, and two lemons provided for

worms are fed on trays made for them, I' selves. By putting out a lot of mulberry difference being that the Florida seasoning. Dissolve a tablespoonful of
grass showed a more vigorous growthand cornstarch in little cold milk then
a ,
and the trays are placed on racks cuttings now by next spring they
I I I heavier foliage, this Mr. Dansby over it a teacupful of boiling
around each of the room, leaving will have grown enough to produce a pour
space to walk between twem. A great''good crop of leaves, and Mr. Norris accounted for by saying that the water. Rub the lemons until soft,
Texas grass had been "set back" by the rind into the batter and
many people have an idea that it re- < has authorized us to state that to all grate ,
quires only a part of their time to I, those who wish to try silk raising he transplanting ; both specimens were also strain it into the juice. Bake in

look after and feed the worms, but ';. will send three hundred eggs and a well supplied with long, fibrous and puff paste. This quantity make two

here.they are mistaken, for from the year's subscription to the Cocoon for thickly matted roots and seemed well puddings, and will be found very

time they are two weeks old till they fifty cents. The eggs will give a good sacola prepared Advance.Texas to stand. rough usage.-Pen- nice.

spin, they need constant feeding and start, and the Cocoon will give instruc- 4 FIG PUDDING.-Three-quarters ofa

watching. Mrs. Fox now has 80,000 tions about how to take care of them, Blue Grass. pound of grated bread half a poundof

worms in their different stages of development o and is valuable to them in the business, Texas blue grass, a specimen of best figs, six ounces of suet, six

and has not had a sick as it is edited by one who spends a which was presented from Glen St. ounces of moist sugar, a teaspoonfulmilk
them which is to good share of her time among the silk exhibit has and little The
worm among <\due Mary at our recent spring a nutmeg grated.
worms.Florida .
proper attention and good feeding.Mr. Agriculturist.Gfrass been introduced near Pensacola andis figs and suit must be chopped very
Norris had prepared for this lot --- found to resemble an indigenousgrass fine. Mix the bread and suet first,

of worms by having ten acres planted I!,I in the same vicinity which then the figs, sugar and nutmegs, one ,

in mulberries to gather leaves from. I promises to afford good pasturage. egg beaten well, and lastly the milk. .

The Multicaulit is considered the Boil in a mold four hours. To be '

best, as it is a rapid grower and pro 1 I Buffalo Clover. eaten with sweet sauce.

duces leaves that often measure six Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Domestic ECOIl oTrl. ORANGE WAFERS. One-half
Please inform me through the columns pound
inches. The Russian mulberry and of the DISPATCH, precisely what sugar, one-qaarter pound of flour, four
Osage orange are good, but the leaver ,, the enclosed specimen is. I found it Making Tea. eggs. Separate the whites and the

are so small that it does not pay to growing in different parts of my or- Good tea i is always'an acceptable yolks, and beat very light, one lemon,
chard last and take it to be red
have them where the Multieaulis year, the
can beverage even to most temperateand
half the rind and all the
clover. I know so little of the clover juice, or ,
be Mr. Norris is ,increas- abstemious. To make
procured. |I that I am not quite sure. The plants good tea lemon extract. Drop from a teaspoon '!
ing the size of his patch considerably'I i I:Jof the present year have probablycome two things are necessary, first that the upon buttered paper, and bake in a

and before another year passes he will from seed of last year's growth water should be at the boiling point quick oven. Spread the under side !

have thirty-five acres in mulberries to j i I and the original seed must have found when poured on the leaves (water sim- with orange marmalade and place two

feed worms on. Besides the large their way from warehouse scrapings, ply not answering the at all)
; These delicious.
I I which I had thrown into my compost. together. are very 1
number of worms now at work he I 1' heap from time to time. The plant and second, that it should be served f
has of stored in our I made. Tea should be FOR CROUP OR PNEUMONIA, bruise"
a quantity eggs J grows vigorously and now measures freshly never
ice factory to prevent hatching, and fifteen to eighteen inches in diameter.If boiled. So particular are the Englishto raw onions, lay on a cloth with POw--

as soon as the present lot are out of red clover, would it not be a very preserve its first aroma, that it is dered camphor gum sprinkled over it,
valuable crop to sow in winter for apply this to the chest and lungs, and
the batch of will be
way, another eggs sometimes made on the table two or
spring pasturage ? Yours truly, it with hot flannel.
hatched, and thus he intends to keep j j J. W. PARTRIDGE. three times during the meal. In cover over a ;

on till all the eggs he now has have Monticello, Fla., April 15,1886. France little silver canisters of tea are This is a sure cure if taken in

been used. The French Annuals are The plant about which you inquireis placed on the table, where it is invariably time. .

the variety used, and are said to be Buffalo Clover, Trefolium reflexum. made. One teaspoonful of the IF GILT FRAMES, when new, are

the finest in the world. I j I According to Chapman, it is found in leaves is a fair portion for each person. covered with a coat of white varnish,

The great advantage we can claim pastures and waste places, Florida to Tea is better made in an earthen teapot, all specks can then be washed off! ,vith..

for Florida over other States is that North Carolina and northward. We which tea connoisseurs are particular water without harm. .

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lIte JIloda! ,ispatch. CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA. There the long dry season of six Tobacco" Culture. .

Respective. Advantages for Orange Grow- months without rain, a cloudless sky We know of no interest that is
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,APRIL 19, 1886.A. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: day after day, with a blazing sun more likely to grow into an important

> H. MANVILLE, Editor. I see by the papers that the relative pouring down its heat until the earthis factor of the productions of Florida

merits of Florida vs. California are be- kill dried and parched and every than that of tobacco growing. A sufficient
The Small Farm.
ing compared for orange growing or green thing is withered and dried up number of experiments have
The small farm is the
always suc- adaptation for producing the citrus except the places kept green by irri- been made to demonstrate that, the

cessful farm. The large depends upon variety of fruits.. Having spent. most gation, and add to that state of things soil of Florida will produce as fine a .

contingencies frequently beyond the of my life in California, and now some- almost daily a high wind sending quality of tobacco as that grown in
control of the In these
owner. daysof what acquainted with Florida, and clouds of dust to annoy both man and Cuba or any part of the world. In
unsettled labor he who #I
depends having no pecuniary interest at stakein beast. it makes a climate to most some parts of the State preparationsare

solely upon his own house force is best either, perhaps a few thoughts by people very disagreeable. I write already being made to enter largely .
and safest.
me might interest some of your read- these plain statements for a class of in the business of cultivating tobacco,

Silk Farming. ers, comparing the merits of the two men that I have met with since and. it is reasonable to conclude that

We are aware that the opinion is States for orange growing.The coming to Florida who have imbibed success will reward the efforts of those

growing that silk farming will not pay. orange growing belt of Southern erroneous views of California as a desirable that engage in the business. While

Has the matter been fairly tested? and California is a dry, parched soil six place for orange culture. tobacco is classed as a luxury, it is

is this opinion based upon practical experiment months of each year. From May\ un- Florida has its drawbacks, but as the nevertheless as staple an article "as

? We are glad to see that til October no rain falls, not even a'I' two sections appear to me Florida has bread or meat, and it is not likely

Major Norris has taken this thing in dew at night. The ground becomes so greatly the advantage over Californiain that the demand will ever grow less. | t

hand and is giving it a thorough trial. dry and parched that everything climate, the quality of the fruit More\ or l less tobacco has been grown *'.

In another column will be found an grown of vegetables or fruits must be grown, and openings for men of lim- for years past in the vicinity of

interesting account of his* silk farm. irrigated, and as the supply of wateris ited means desiring to engage in the Gainesville and throughout Alachua .

We do not see why this may not be limited, it puts the business of orange business. county, showing conclusively that it

made one of the most profitable growing and fruit raising into the AN OLD CALIFORNIAN. can be produced in any quantity.Now .

branches of industry, and afford most hands of a few capitalists, who have that the establishment of factor.
Adulteration and Fraud.
.. agreeable employment for women and got control, through California laws, ies in the State has been inaugurated,
I It occurs to us in connection with
children. Mrs. Ellen Call Long, of of almost all the water in Southern providing a home market for the sale
this of the the
presentation to
Tallahassee, after years of close observation California that can be used for irri-- wrongs! of tobacco, it would seem that there is
dairymen that other interests shouldbe
and experience has prepared a gating purposes. At Riverside, one of nothing in the way of speedy devel-
accorded the If
pamphlet containing full instructions the best locations for orange culture, a same protection. I I opment of this important interest.
as is asserted, and with
}j on the subject,which should be largely few men control the water supply, The establishment at Tampa of three
truth, impure and molasses
which has be carried nine sugar large tobacco factories has
circulated. It can be had for twenty- to some greatly
five cents, and is a perfect manual to miles in ditches in order to irrigate adulterated coffees, teas, spices, tobaccos stimulated the people of that sectionof
clothes and calicoes
guide the novitiate. their groves. One of the three ditches imperfect the State, and it is said that thousands -
machinery fraudulent fertilizers
4 taking the water out of the Santa of acres of land will be exclu-
short and candles im
weight are
Produce Grambllnc, Anna river for the Riverside colonycost soap sively devoted to the development of
posed the people to the ruin of
Tne Court of Queen's Bench of Montreal \ the company owning the water upon this plant. The wealthiest agricul-

;F on the 22d ult., decided a case right 40,000 ; so that the orange honest dealing and pure products, tural districts in the world are those
why not make a general law affecting
which involved the validity of certain grower, after paying his water bills, producing a variety of crops, and thisis
alike all branches of industry? Nor
dealings on margins between the par- finds it up hill business to make any the growing need of Florida. It
should that law be confined to
ties. It appeared that the defendantin profit on his labor. Los Angeles petty will not do to depend on all cotton or
fines and temporary imprisonments.Fraud .
April last agreed to sell 40,000 orange lands are limited by the sup- and deception in these all oranges.. No more profitable crop

bushels of corn in July, depositing a ply of water from, Los Angeles river. respects can be produced than that of to-

margin in the hands of the plaintiffs, Only a small area of land can be cul- -equal to every and respect: in criminalityto bacco. A single county of Pennsyl-

his brokers. Prices rose subsequentlyand tivated. All beyond that supply is an forging obtaining property vania derives an annual revenue of
F under false pretenses. Make it a
the brokers telegraphed defend- arid waste, so far as orange growing is three million dollars for its tobacco
felony, depriving the criminal of his
ant that he must put up more marginor concerned, and so of other sections. crop alone.-Alachua Advocate.
liberty and his civil rights. Protec- .
-that in order to secure themselves The talk in 4
among orange growers Home
tion to one should be protection to all Fertilizers.
the contract being in their name, they Florida is the comparative merits of The
classes of industry alike, and Congress Orange City Times says : "In the
would have to cover the contract by the different fertilizers and prices,
would not meet its obligations to the complaints going up on every hand in
purchasing. Receiving no reply from while in California the important mat- country by simply prohibiting fraudin condemnation of first one commercial

the defendant, they telegraphed their ter to be considered in the business is dairy products.In fertilizer and then another, we see

Chicago agent to purchase 40,000 the expense of irrigating, and can a that ;
connection with the presentationof proof our orange growers are be-
bushels to cover the defendant's con- supply of water be had.
the wongs to the dairymen, which ginning at to pay closer attentionto
tract, at a higher price, of course, than California presents a closed door to this
will be found in another column, it most important subject. Butas
the defendant had contracted to de- workingmen and men of small capital there is
occurs to us that other interest shouldbe long as no trustworthy inspection -
l liver for. The plaintiffs called upon I desiring to go into the businessof of these fertilizers
accorded the same protection. as long .as
1 defendant to make their loss good, andon orange growing. Moneyed men S.. their ingredients may be changed by
his refusal suit the soil and in all
brought againsthim. own water rights Inspector of Fertilizers. the manufacturer as his sweet will or

He defended on the ground that the favored isolated spots where lands An inspector should be appointedby profit may dictate, so long will pur-

the whole transaction was a gambling can be irrigated for fruit growing, and the State, whose duty it should bd chasers find them in many cases unreliable -

one, and that, therefore, the plaintiffswere the man that goes there without a to prohibit the sale of all fertilizersthat or worthless or even injuriousto

not entitled to recover. large amount of capital to start the do not show a high analysis in the orange trees. er

4 business will find himself sadly disap genuine agricultural materials.-Pen- "As
long as things are so, the
Subsoiling does more harm than
labor is low Chi- sacolian.
4 pointed. Day very search for the simplest material that

good on wet land.A nese, Indians, Spaniards or Greasers, So say we all.-ED. D. will do the most good for the least

field to be plowed well must have as they are called, besides workingmen --. money will continue. And one we

every foot of land broken and pulver- from Europe, make an over sup- The Johnson grass is not specially think has been found which has proved

ized to such an extent that subsequent ply. As to climate, Florida has the adapted to grazing'purpo.3es but is always reliable and cheap. That is,

i harrowing will make a good seed bed. advantage decidedly over California. better suited for hay. simple ashes from hard wood."

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"-,,,, WINTERING CASSAVA. SEED. The Belt Castor Bean. I The Benjamin H. Hill Statue will Write or telegraph! Byron E. Oak! ,

# Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Cyrus Wilford, of Globe, Kansas, be unveiled at Atlanta, Georgia,.:May\ the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail-
Your correspondent Mr. C. M. and all kinds of Work.A .
ing Cemetery
the best beans
castor to
says grow are 1st, 1886, on which occasion Hon.
Chapman has had hard luck with his < full line of Wooden and Metallic
those'that have green stems and leaves Jefferson Davis will deliver an ad-
Cases and Caskets hand.
Cassava. I think I can recall a simi- always on
and yellow 'flowers. The bean is dress. The military and civil demon- All orders promptly attended to, 25
lar with which
experience cabbage smaller than those bright colored va- stration promises to surpass anythingever i Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla.

taught me to pile any crop for winter --- --,.. S
rieties, and is filled with oil while the witnessed in the South. The
in smaller bulk. I Body Type for Sale.
preservation suc-
red and purple varieties yield but lit- bet opportunity for the people of all 800 pounds Long Primer, second
ceeded with Cassava well
perfetly by tle oil and will not sell in the marketat races and opinions to hear and see the hand-gmod condition. For sale

placing a layer five or six inches any price for oil-making. This has president of the late Southern confed- cheap C. W. DACosTA.

thick and about two feet wide on a .
been our experience here in Kansas, eracy. The East Tennessee, Virginia Wanted.

dry place, throwing on sand enoughto and we gave all kinds a trial when & Georgia Railroad will sell excur- Extra copies FLORIDA DISPATCHVol.

barely cover, then another layer first raising castor beans here in this sion tickets to Atlanta at half rateson ( 4. No. 28) for July 13, 1885.

somewhat narrower, more sand and a State. The floor we used for shellingthe April 30th and May 1st, good to Address FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jack-
third followed the whole then sonville Fla.
was beans is simply the prairie cut off return on or before May 2nd. ,

covered with sand making a sharp .
smooth and dirt and trash cleared off, -

ridge ; no straw is needed or should be Early Golden Sweet Potatoes!
with muslin sides to keep the beans
used. The ridge may of' course be During the past two years 1 have IVI&rlcets.
from jumping Board floor are
away. raised thousand bushels of
over two
but be safe in win
any length to any better, and water will not., color the these potatoes, and now plant them to Fruit and Vegetable Market.
ter whether warm or cold should be the exclusion of other
beans on the board floors. every variety .
very narrow. Respectfully, both for home use and for shipping 261 BROADWAY NEW YORK,April LINE 16, 1886..}

L.> R. PILSBRY. North. Fine seed for sale at $3.00 QUOTATIONS.
.Iblis r'S ieparfme"f I Florida(Strawberries,cnoice. per qt 45 55
barrel. Address G. L. TABER
Sanford, Florida, March 21th. per J. D. HASHAGKN: ,
4 Glen St. Mary, Fla. Eastern Aeent.JVEeteopoIogicaL .

Syrup of Figs. >..-
.. Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil, I
A Pensacola druggist advertises tracted.4. Payable in d vance, unless otherwise con- with Hypophospliites,

Syrup of Figs manufactured by a Its Use in Lung Troubles.
SPACE. WEEK 1 :MO. 3 M0. 6 HO. 1 YEAR
DR. HIRAM CADORETTO, of Jacksonville,
California syrup company, for sale at I sar, __ S 200 $600 $12 00 81600 S 22 00 Fla., says: "I have for the last ten months .-
and dollar bottle 2 1 350 10 50 2100 28 00 38 00coL emulsion to --. .
cents suffer-
fifty one prescribed your patients
per 600 18 00 sa 00 48 00 6. 00 I ." '0O
L4 aq"'Bai\ a.
and prescribes it as a remedy for u 8 00 2100 48 00 6100 85 00 ing from lung troubles,and they seem to be rx.a. JO c' -; 0 .J...
u 1200 36 00 72 00 96 00 128 00 greatly benetfited by its use." to a1B7Sa huaAV Iw I S wUU j
nearly all the ills that flesh is heir to. 1100 42 00 84 00 112 00 150 00 4 CDCO .K CO.
1" 18 00 54 00 108 00 11100 192 00 0
Why send to California for syrup of Fertilize with Upland Cotton Seed, ZM 05 nPlwnH OOOOOOO" art_ .
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farm may produce figs in two years SPECIAL CLUB RA 7ES. PARTRIDGE, Monticello, Florida. ._. >c:t4 rn
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Tampa Tribune :-The vegetable and truck men that we have yet tried and A large amount of land for sale it SAM JONES'' Over Sam 500 Jones pp. Illustrated.condensed.

farmers along the Manatee\ river are our notices bring us correspondents from quantities to suit purchasers, in tht Oniysubseriptioneditionautfi. .Jones
every section in and out of our State. SERMONS steel ipoedbyrtraitbi ndd faoftlmlle
now shipping beans, cukes, and squashes MAYS
to the New York markets and we Monticello, Fia., April, 1866. Lake Como Pomona and Forest T'AGENTS:" WANTED.. Address Mr.pirate Jones'editions.pubIktiera.
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The Palatka News (daily and week
J. S.
returns. The shipping of tomatoes Florida Poultry Yards.
from that section will begin about the ly) is now published by the Palatka nov 166m. Fruitland, Fla. -

first of May. News Publishing Company. Mr. --_--.. *
New CO,," Peas.
Crop In order to more thoroughly introduce our
Green Cove Spring:-While in some Benj. Harrison, the former proprietor, Just received i
Prize Stock throughout Florida will sell
is of and will we
company, 200 bushel
sections of the learn of "Whippoorwilla"
country continue to edit the paper, the honest, 200 bushel "Clays" all Eggs for Hatching at$2 per setting,until
large loss of cattle during the winter .
past independent tone of his able editorials 100 bushel "Red Rippers" further notice.

I it is gratifying to hear that the loss have won the approbation of thinkingmen. Prices
on application, Plymouth Rocks, Wyandottes, Light Bran-
of stock by Clay county farmers has Mr.\ S. A. Hammond, the busi- WM. A. BOURS

been remarkably small, and that the ness manager, under the new regime, 20 West Bay ,St. White and Brown Leghorns, Pekln

cattle enter the spring in an excellent is a thorough going man of business, Ducks.

condition. This speaks well for our and able writer, and understands the For Printing of every descriptionwrite Imported English Mastiff Pups for sale.

pasturage, as upon it alone our cattle rare art of making an able manage- to C. W. DaCosta, Jacksonville, E. S. KICIIAICDSOIN: ; GO.DeLand. .
depend for their existence. ment, a wide field has the News. Fla.

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.. Healthy Lands! Low Prices I INFALLIBLE I LINIMENT.I I

RA.ILWA' Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
will buy a, fine residence lot at
. $600 Tampa. Easy terms. tlers in Florida. It is the coming district as Sweet, of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set-
WAYCROSS SHORT LINE all who know the S.ate testify. There is Big ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
Money for investors in Town Lots. and is the best known remedy for Rheuma-
$6000 will buy 200 acres high rolling tism,Neuralgia,Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
land adjoining the new town of High Pine and Hammock LandsAt
All Trains of this Road are Run by Central ((90th) Pemberton, junction of South: Florida and wounds and all external Injuries.
Meridian Time,which is 33 Minutes Slower Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla- reasonable prices. SOLD 15Y ALL DKUGG1STS-TRY IT.PIANOS&ORGANS.

than Jacksonville Time. coochee River. Also good land for Truck Farming. A few -

AFTER"UNDAY Email Bearing Groves on tracts of from
ON AND MARCH 7, will buy residence lot in Oriole anew Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. f:: ---
$1 00
1886 Passenger Trains will leave and arrive
These Groves and afford
are easily enlarged, J
Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in
dally,as follows: y 01 all makes direct to customers -
Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto a good start.: Correspondence solicited.R0'WFLL from headquarters at
NEW ORLEANS KXPRES those who will build. Place rapidly improving wholesale prices. All goods
Leave Jacksonville daily at..............., 7:458 m guaranteed. No money asked
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at.......... 7:111 p m Kis"imraee, Orange Co.,-FlaAssignee's s till instruments are received
Leave Callahan daily at......M............. 8Vl a m will buy a handsome lot in Parkers- before An and investment fully tested.of 2 cents Write us
$1 I 00 purchasing. may
Arrive at Waycross daily at...._......10:15 a m burg.l\Iarlon county,facing on Coop. Sale. from 850.00 to 8100.00. Addresa
Leave Gainesville..........................?.... 6:15am er Park. Send for colored map. Property of- save JESSE yon FRENCH Nashville Tonm
Arrive Gainesville....... ..........?.. 8:25 a m ered very cheap. .
Arrive at Thomasville daily at-....... 1:39 p m __.__ Wholesale Distributing Jcp'tOf'thJimtA..
Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ 3:35 p m -
I will buy a large building lot in 285 acres of best hammock lands In Orange
Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at...... 4:04 p m $ 1 Cft
Windsor, Alachua county, a flourishing U S. FAST MAIL STEAMERSFOR
Arrive at Pensacola via L.& N.R.H...111:10 p m ,
Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.R....... 2:25 a m place. County; 126 old bearing Orange trees and 100.-

Arrive at New Orleans via L.&N.R.R 7:20 a m .
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from $5000 will buy 400 acres land adjoining 000 nursery:Htock.

Jacksonville Pensacola Sleeping, Mobile and New "Windsor. Easy terms. Only Palatka} ana All LanilinRs S SON
Orleans. 8500 cash required; balance on long time to Also 10 acres of pine lands in Orange county
suit purchaser.
VAST MAIL., and 65 acres in Duval county.

Leave Jacksonville at............... 1:40
dally p m $250 will 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. chance for investment. Call ad- TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER
Leave Chattahoochee at..........._......11:10 am Long terms of credit. Only$25 cash required, rare on or
Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:20: p m and an equal amount per annum plus the In- Key West, Havana and New Orleans.
Leave Gainesville at.................__...... 6:15: a m terest on deferred payments. The easiest dress ...
Arrive Gainesville..........................?. 8:25 a m terms offered on high dry lands in Florida.
Leave Live Oak at.................._.??.... 9:30 a m Enquire for particulars. BARBS & HUNTER, DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES
Arrive at Waycross daily at.....*.......,. 4:20 p m 31 West Bay Street.
will fine 10-acre lot close
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .'/.R.R_ 8:20 a m $450 buy a by ---- -- ------- '
Arrive at Jesup dally at...._............. 5:55 p Ai station Candler, Marion county. SIZE FEET, PEOPLE'S LINE STEAMERS.
Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. &G... 8:10 p m Very prosperous place; good lands. JOTS, 403Ci00 $4.
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. &G* R. RU1:35: p m $225 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can- Lakeview Lake
Arrive Atlanta via J:.T.V.&:G.R.R.. 2:10: p m: dler, close by the station. on Kingsley: F LO R I DA -
Arrive Chattanooga via E.T.-V. &:: G. 8:40 a m will buy a 40-acre tract of high roll- |I<<3-SO; tract buys for a 5-acre Steamers H. B. PLANT of the People'sLine
Arrive Cincinnati via C.S. R. R........ 6:30 p m $400 li.g pine land little off from ,and CITY OF JACKSONVILLEoftheDe
Arrive at Savannah dally at....._...... 7:40 p m the 8.S.,O. & G.R.R. in .Marion county. SatISfactory Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run as
Arrive at Charleston daily at.......... 1:10 a m terms to buyers. Send 2 cent stamp for Map;etc., to follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00: p m TROPICAL EiAND CO.. Wharf at foot of Laura street:
Arrive at New York dally at._....._.. 6:50 a m $2 8 0 whole buy block a beautifully located r |P. O. IIox 158" Juckhoiivillc, I la. Leave Savannah, Florida and Western -
of lots in Parkersburg.:
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Care,Jacksonvilleto Money in it 'for the right man. Over 300 lots REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, Railway arrival wharf of Fast Jacksonville Mall train.,
daily on
New York and Jacksonville Jacksonville Rev. C.
to Cincinnativia now sold. r McLean,St. Augustine. Leave Jacksonville.............................. 3:00: p m
Jesup. $ I Cfl will buy 10 acres good orange land novD-ly Leave Green Cove Spring.................... 5:10 p m
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Washingtonto 1 UU adjoining Parkersburg. --- ------- Leave Tocol................................_...._.. 6:15pm
Jacksonville. will buy 80 acres high rolling Leave Palatka....................................... 8:40 pm
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS $2500 land adjoining Floral City, in J. E. M'GINNISS Leave Welaka.................................._10:50 p m

Leave Jacksonville dally at............... 5:00 p m Hernando county. Money in it for subdivision Leave Astor............... ......................... 2:00 a m
Arrive at Jacksonville at........... 7:50 Into lots. Terms to suit. Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block Leave DeLand Landing.................._ 4:15 a m
dally a m Leave Blue Springs.............._.............. 5:00am
Leave Callahan ........ ..... .
dally at. .. ... 5:40 p m will buy 80 acres good high rolling
Arrive at Callahan.............................. 6:59 $8 0 0 Jacksonville Florida Arrive Sanford, South Florida Rail-
a m pine land north of Couper on F. S.: ,
Leave Way ross................................... 8:00 p m R'y in Hernando county. Good-neighbor road wharf...... ................................... 7:00 a m
Arrive Sanford, City wharf................. 7:10 a m
Arrive at .. .
daily at.. .... .... 5:10
Leave Gainesville Waycross dally at............ .... 3:50 a in hood. REAL ESTATE Arrive Enterprise................................ 8:10 a m
Arrive at Gainesvilledally at .......-..... 9:15 a pm m $600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole Leave Enterprise................................. 8:30 a m
with Lake
Leave Live Oak dally at..................... 7:15 p m Front RETURNING,
Arrive at Live Oak dally at............... 5:55 a m $1 I I 000 will buy a handsome 80 acre tract I3oughr and Hold. Leave Sanford,City wharf..........?...... 6:25 p m
Leave Thomasville dally at_.............ll:2'i p m southwest of Oriole, close by Im- Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m

Arrive at Albany dally at.............._ J:4l a m 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 property handled and Leave DeLand Landing............._...... 9:25 p m
Arrive Mobile via L. fc N..H.lt2:25 p m $ I 200 will buy 40 acres land, high and Leave Astor..........................................11:25 p m
Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30: p m dry,adjoining town plat of Oriole. returns made promptly. Leave Welaka....................................... 2:15am
Arrive Louisville via L. & N.' H.. R.... 2:20 a m A fortune-for some one by sub-dividing into Conveyancing done carefully and at short Leave Palatka.................. .................... 4:30 am
Arrive St.Louis............._................... 7:40 a m building lots. Leave Tocoi....................... ............._.. &30 am
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between will buy 40 acres of land adjoining notice. Leave Green Cove Spring................... 7:45 a m
Jacksonville and St. Louis, via Thomasville $600 preceding. Correspondence solicited. dec21- m Arrive. Jacksonville........_................_ 9:45 a m
Albany, Montgomery and Nashville, and will 80 land Connecting at Tocoi with St.Johns Rail-
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars to and from $)I 1 250 the Company's buy acres lands at adjoining Pemberton ORANGEHIGHTS. road, at Palatka witH Florida Southern

Montgomery and Uainesville. which they have laid out in building lots. Railway ; at Astor with St. John's and
JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. River front. A bargain. Lake Eustis Railway at DeLand Landing
"Healthiest Place in Florida.
Leave Jacksonville.............................. 7:00 p m djOCnn' will buy 120 acres tine land be- with DeLand and St.Johns Railroad; at En-
Arrive JacksonvIlle............................. 7:00 a m \p. UUUtween Dade City and Tucker- terprise with A. C., :J-1. J. &: I. R. Railroad for
Leave Callahan..........._..................... 8:00 p m town In Hernando county. High, rollingfertile and lands, pure water superior rail- Titusvilie; at Sanford with steamers for In-
Arrive Waycross......................-............ifcis p m road facilities Northern society. : dian River, and with trains of the South
will 40 location for fruit and vegetable culture.A Railroad for at with
buy acres splendid high Florida Tampa; Tampa
Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R.R... 7:08 $400
a m land two miles few choice residence lots to of the People Line
from Brooksville.w111 given parties the steamer Margaret
Arrive Albany via B. & W. R. R........ 4:00: a m
who will build Send full :Manatee River
houses. lor and
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:10 a m $800 buy a young orange grove,265 information. stamp for points on Tampa Bay ;
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. It.......12:40 n'n trees, some beginning to bear; also connecting with the steamships Mascotte,
Arrive Jesup ...............................12:05 a m grove in fine condition; Clay county, flue nov9-ly C. B. PALMER. Hutchinson and Whitney;: for Key and West and'
Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. &:: G.... 6:00 a m neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley MORKTON MURRAY, I CHARLES MCNAK Havana every Monday Thursday Saturday -
at Key west Tuesday, Friday
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 6:40 a m Lake. Notary Public. Justice of the Peae arriving
and Sundays, and Havana on Tuesday, Friday
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &: O.R.R.11I5 a m win buy 160 acres high pine land
Arrive Cincinnati-.............................. 6:50 a m $1 I 000 in Hernando county; place bas MURRAY & McNARY. Returning and Monday.steamships leave Havana on

Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir several hundred dollars worth of Improvements Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Key
Pars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and on it, including house; Railroad survey EAST COAST LANDS West Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, ar-
via Waycross Jesup and Macon ; between runs through place. riving at Tampa sunday Thursday and Sat-
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through $5000 will buy 810 acres finely located Halifax River,"Volusla County.Fla. day,at New Orleans on 1 f onday.
Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and land In Hernaudo county. Will All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull A freight steamer of the People's or De Bary-
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville sell all or part.HO1tIES. Ing Lots on and near River. Address, wit Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville
and Cincinnati,via Jesup.1CUARLESTON stamp, at Ormond. Volusia County FlA.Ii daily,at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
EXPRESS.Leave ,...Q.1v dally,at 9 a.m.

Jacksonville.............................. 7:30 a m Racing by the Boats of this Company it
Arrive Jacksonville....._..........IfcSO p m FLORIDA Strictly Prohibited
Leave Callahan ..................._.._....... 8:10 a m IN FLORIDA !
Arrive Waycross............_NN.. ............10:00 a m FERTILIZER COMPANY For further particulars}Inquire of
Arrive Jesup....._.............._............_ll:29 a m JNO. BRADLEY::, Chief Clerk.
Arrive Savannah.........._.................. 1:25 pm Oriole, County.Send E. T. PAISE, PresUi East Bay St. Office, Waycross Steamboat Wharf.Jacksonville Fla..

Arrive Charleston........................._ 6:50 p m ,
Arrive Washington......................... 3:40 p m stump for colored Map of Oriole and Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton. W. M. DAVIDSON,
Arrive New York................................10:35 p m Information how to get a home in Florida, Florida Vegetable Foods: $28 per ton. General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.
close by Railroad in active operation. Splendid C. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between orange lands. Large number of new This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested Savannah, Ga

Jacksonville and Washington. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly for the past six years on Orange Graven in H.S. HAINES, Gen'l Manager. .
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail coming in from all over the Union. Attrac- q."n". n.Gr'lod
Florida and has given entire satisfaction.Send .
and Steamship connections, and baggage tive plan of purchase; but little cash required.
checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths Bargains ofiered. for CircularS Certificates.
and sections secured at the Company's Office your own lone,

In Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at Depot W. B. CLARKSON Meal, Oyster Sheila,
Ticket Office and on board People's Line COW PEAS. 1 GKATIAM Flour,and Corn
Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee. a IntheB .JLIg. 'T'F. .
Office: 72J W. Bay St. stairs WUson's Patent. 1OO per
JA8. L. TAYLOR, 300 bushels Red Hover, Clay, Whlppoorwlll cent more made In keeping ponfe
General Passenger Agent. Jacksonville Fla.Inly'Jj and White Peas tor try. Also POWER HILLS and FAREIrLED
sale.E. MILU Circular* and Testimonial pent
R. .Q.,FLEMING. Superintendent. I T. PAINE, PresU application. WILSON B itO .,.E.*t n.'"

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

Together with fall descriptions of all the

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

Price List. Send for Catalogue toW

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LAYCE G-EORGE FLOTtlPA. Jan 1 '85 2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establish:

ment in Florida.3rd. .

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

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

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

Budded 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,
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Is the best general e wire fence In use. It I Is a strong net-work without barbs. DontInjure and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
stock. It will fern dogs, pigs,sheep and poultry,as well as horses and cattle, The best fence
for Farms Gardens. Stock Ranges and Railroads. Very neat, pretty styles for La\ynsl'arks.School. Ashley!! Asu!! Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas etc
lots and<< Cemeteries. Covered with rustproof paint,or made of galvanized wire,as prelerred. It will
last a life-time. It Is better than boards barbed wire I n every respect. Give it a fair trial: It will Ashley Dissolved UOIICN. Ashley! Aeid Phosphate.
wear itself into favor., The Sedjnvick Gates made of wrought-iron pipe and steel wire defy nil
competition In lightness neatness, strength. and durability. \Ve make the best, cheapest and easiest Pure Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda. Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt
working nI1-iron automatic orself-openinc crate and the neatest cheap Iron fences now made.
(/It The best Wire Stretcher, Cutting Pliers and Post A ulcrs. For prices and particulars ask :Muriate Potash, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.

lIa.rdwarc.Deal'rs. or address, mentioning paper.SEDGlNICK For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kalult

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the most skeptical!
VETERINARY SURGEON i [GERMAN ASTHMA LiUII rellevesthe Instantly 1If\ ]I I.?IIIIf\... :wtAG A :J:1'I.h: : :a.JFLEJrlaVtI..tiia

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Student, the Royal Veterinary College of Icareis ellectedin nil CURABLE CASES
London "It permanently cored me. Refer to me at any time." For large or small game-32 calibre,40 grains powder;33 cal.55 gr.;
Hon. B. Lou. St. Paul J1n... 40 gr.:45 cal.70 and 85 gr. The strongest shooting rifle made _
# 11 am entirely restored to health by German Asthma Perfect accuracy guaranteed and the only absolutely safe rifle ou tne mar.tet. -
Cure." Tkot. Fillon,B ..;U4nt. CJAio. Prices
Will.... aimver all. communications. tlir ugh 1 let "German." Aitima Cure i* all you claim, for it. It,DeTer '. BALLARD; crt Gallrry.SportlncandTarreduced. Rifles, world renowned.- The standard
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telegram "My physician
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Ho.*aad*of lallar LetUrt boat oi It.file. Ask any dnnls&. FIRE ARMS CO., New Haven, Conn.
.fourteen made with one of our 23 calibre rifles twenty consecutive shots .
Office German Asthma Cure is Fold by all drngo.
In Orlando
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f ;' guns carry off nearly all the prizes at target matches because: they
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ml OBI and Gold Sled.
al at world's FairNew
Fruitland Nurseries leans,overl2leadin
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after a trial
lasting A mo&was pronounced .
AUGUSTA, GA. the beat over
all and to-day stands
T 1 at the bead of all competitors. Sizes 10 ,
P. J. BERCKMANS Proprietor. to 18 ft. diameter of wheeleither for
Pumping Power Mill*. Perfect in all

1 part and.warranted.Also Mfru.of Estimates the:Adams on DI.reef apllcatton. .- FW :i.J.. C> :FI.. I :J:> .A..

Draft Barn Floor Horse Power.
L.Live Agents Wanted. Address Mfrs\, WINDSOR two to four thousand dollars; two saw and
EMIT ds WOODWARD. Kalamazoo, JOleh.; planing mills running, two stores up and one
Is the name of one of the prettiest and healthiest -
office another store
The new edition of our Spring Catalogue Is building; a PanOffice
towns in Florida, or any other State. established
ady for mailing. A. N. DOBBINS: & BRO.dun ; bakery, livery stable
Situated on the eastern shore of Lake :Neweral orange groves set out miles of streets
nan, a beautiful sheet of water some nine cleared out-In fact the whole face of the
miles in length, abounding in fish. Nine country Is rapidly improving.
The stock of miles east of Gainesville, two miles from
Gruelle station on the Florida Southern Rail
road, and four miles west ol Campville station PROGRESS.

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

Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, r are to go up, one church, one academy,and a
LAND. score or more of dwellings. A steamboat is

Palms,Roses, Evergreens,etc., 0 Windsor embraces a tract of about 4,000 to be put on Lake Newnan to connect with
acres, nearly one-half cleared. The soil Is the Florida Southern Railroad at Gruelle.
neither the white sand of so large portion of
Florida, nor the red clay of Georgia, but a ACCESSIBILITY.
Suitable tor Immediate Is unusually
planting I dark rich loam, producing excellent crops of
and select. \
large r all varieties of vegetables or the finest orange Windsor Is easy of access. Take the steamer
The former of of Floral
large area our trees. The higher land is fifty feet above the to Palatka, whence a ride of two hours on
department has been largely Increased of
lake, gradually sloping to the water. Lots Florida Southern Railroad takes you to Gru
late duction, thus of giving firs lass every stock facility at for the the lowest pro. Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, varying from four to twenty acres, several elle Station;or Peninsular Railroad to Camp-
fronting on the lake. ville, three and a half hours from Jackson-

prices.Catalogues mailed free-address as above. 24 LAURA STREET, ville,and a hack ride of thirty or forty minutes .
HEALTH. will take you there. Hack meets after-
noon train from Palatka.
JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA The wonderful healthfulness of the place
DEER ISLAND has been the subject of remark for the past
thirty years. There are people now living ONE HOTEL NOW OPEN.
Gunsmithing done in all its branches. there that have been residents for that length
We have an excellent site overlooking the
GARDENS AND NURSERIES of time,and who assure us that for a populalake, 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
called before the war In fourteen years. accommodate No better
fifty guests. place
Special rates on Stencil Cutting by mall.
What other portion of country can make so be found
OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA. oct 8-tf good a showing? It Is high pine land with can

excellent water; sore throat and catarrh soon
disappear here. LANDS FOR SALE.
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit
Lands can be purchased at from Fifteen to
and Ornamental Trees, CLIMATE. One Hundred Dollars to
Fancy Poultry. per acre, according
Plants and Vines. Windsor 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 Transplanting. ALBER" 1? RIES. even climate. No hot nights here and few
Catalogue and Price List Free, on; application FLORIDA f
Keeps twenty varieties of pure bred Fowls IMPROVEMENTS. _
to the Manager. AddressA. Eggs fur Hatching $2 per Dozen. If so we would say-take look at
Windsor is -barely 15 months were
young oldWIND80n.. before you decide to settle.and .
E. CHAMPLIN Has Just received a fine selection from the there are up and in course of construction
best Poultry Yards In this country. forty houses, several of them costing from For further particulars, address:
nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. ----- --------

GK. :E3. GerFFrN

FOREST HILL NURSERY, SAMPLE81.00f"orl:1'Veeka. The

will 17 West Street Jacksonville Fla
100,000 Orange Trees for Sale Cheap be mailed,securely wrapped to any address in the Forsyth ,

Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees UnttedStates COPIES forTnrcoMontnson
receipt of One Dollar. Lib april 20-Gmos OB WINDSOR.
of the best and choicest varieties on sour
eral discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and
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stocks three and four years old. Our stock Is Clubs.The POLICE GAZETTE:
grown on high, dry, light soil Is hardy, of New York Is the MAILED OXLY le-
healthy,and free from Insects. *e aspire to pitlmate Illustrated Sporting and Sensational Jacksonville and Panama Park
offer the best trees for the least $25
money. Journal published! on the American CTDE'C? I
to$30 per hundred, according to quantity.J.S. continent. Apply for terms to IXdb i

nov6m BROWN Fruitland& SON, Fla.. Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square. New York. ::FI..e a1 Es"ta1e E1x.c: : ]: .. Li2ge.
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Nurseries of Lako Vio oir Go Crab OrchardTHE CITY AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY.Bearing .

Orange Groves choice'Building Lots and gt rod Garden land near the city for sale.
100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our -WATER.I Houses and Truck Gardens for Kent and excellent land In lots of half an acre and upwardsIn
a[=- good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.
trees are very thrifty, three and four LIVER. 0 o 0"'"., CD .o g Groves planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-resi
rear' old stock,%to l% Inch diameter, with THE KIDNEVS. Ill ;:: :'< =l dents.
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible 4 THE STOMACH. :rg.o CD .o S-300,000: Sweet Seedlings and avariety of other fru't trees for sale.
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for THE HOWEIS.CD .IIi1'-Money to loan on Improved property.
Catalogues. AddressE. E. .3 J. S. BELL Public.
-r- Notary
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B. FOSTER Manager
South Lake, Weir Fla. A POSITIVE CURE FOR = o"tea.m Office Hours at No. Reed's Block, Bay street, City, I irom 9 to 11 A.M.
dec21-ly ,
;1),0 ::::I .
Panama Park from 2
DYSPEPSIA ::J Er.:.; a. At to 6 p. M. sept29tlM

A. J. BEACH & SON, 3 CONSTIPAT'IONz. :-= E. : -


NURSERYIUEN.: DOSE:-One to two teaspoonfuls. .3 ..a t<") a. of ice to Shipp' of Oranges
Our stock of Fruit Trees Is large and fine, Genuine CRAB OKCHAKD SALTS in sealo' oed
and In good order. New Fruits,among whichre packages at 10 and 25cts. No genoq ;; :,
the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and nine Salts sold in bulk. a ;n "
White Genoa. Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. N VIA SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA VAST FREIGHT ROUTE.
AddressA. S.N. JONES Manager Louisville Ky.
Catalogue free.

Beo2H-l Palatka, Fla.

"- THE; : DINGEE & CONARD CO'S THE special attention of Shi called to the fEW SCHEDULE arrangements of
PALMETTO PHARMACY.Formerly BEAUTIFUL, EVEK-BLOOMItfG these old established Railroads trough Georgia, In co: :section: with the Cincinnati Southern
and Nashville Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways t. Western Points. Inquiry Into the
Holt's. merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat!.fy Shippers as to their reputation for
ROSESOUI" reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ.bed,and their Schedules not experi-
Since taking possession of the above Drug ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any information nregard to the Line cheerfully given.
We give below figures that will show the best posslbJ TIME between Jacksonville and Cln
Store, we have put In a complete stock of Great Specialty is growing clnnatl,and all points West:
KOSEH.We! have all the latest o anda:: Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes rill give explicit directions, and see
fresh Drugs, Patent Medicines, etc. Every- standard wants. Over sorts 45Oofe in: different f sires varfctoto> and ehooeetrom. that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts, read vt Savannah and Central Railroad of

thingnew, purity guaranteed. We send strong Pot Bose, safely by mail to alll ftet Georgia.
Offices purchaeer'a choice of Taneties, all labeled, FAST FREIGHT SCl'"EDULES.

ORDERS BY MAILwill 3 TO 12 PLANTS <:!! I per 58 Hundred.byBzp1e to 515i .

according to yalne. Two rear Roses S Oar VIA SAVANNAI.
receive particular attention. We prom- fm '*a i ill115trated.Free.+
N ew 01 d fO. pages.elega.ntl7

ise best prices and prompt replies to orders. Address TilE nIN(.RE S Cheater CO AnD eo.CO.Pa, Leave Jacksonville...................................{8. F. &W. R1 ......._.....,.............._................ 6.1Xpm
Growers. \Vest trove Leave Gainesville.....?...............................( ..........................._...__.......... 2:00 pm
Give us a trial. AddressJ. Leave Savannah.......?..................................................... ... .................._........................ 3:40 pm
A. CONOVER Leave M aeon....................... .............................................. ............._..........._..................._ 238am
Leave Atlanta.................................................._............. ............._._............._.............. 9:35 am
Manager Palmetto Pharmacy, Leave Boyce. ........................................................ ................._............................ 8:20 pm
G Arrive Cincinn......................................................... ............_..._....._..._............_ 5:00 am
31 West Bay Street,Jacksonville, Fla IRONOF'l Leave Chattanooga............................................_.......'...... _...".........................""._.....*_...1020 nm
Leave Nashville.............................-..................._........_.. ............T........._ ....................... 5:15 pm
60 Fancy Pictures and 25 ele- Arrive Louisville................... ......................_.................. ....... ...........__...............,.._. 6:00 am
in Gilt Edge Bilk "
GARDS Fringe. Hidden Name &c.. 1 Send for prices W. H. LUCAS, Agent, G. A. WHITEHEAD G. F. A.,
Songster,150 Prize Puzzle and and Illustrated Catalogue of Jacksonville, Fla., Savannah,Ga.
8 parlor games all for lOcts. Game of Anthers, lOcta. CINCINNATI (0.) CORRUGATING CO. .- .. W. F. BHELLMAN Traffic Manager,
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Augusta, Ga............._. 3O60 00 Cedar Rapids, Ia......... .Fort Scott Kan........... : 90 140 001 Logansport, Ind............. ...... ......... Portsmouth, Ohio ... .........
Atlanta, Ga.................. 35 7000 ,Champaign, Ill............. ... ......... Gallion Ohio................I ... I I.........; Lincoln, Neb.. .............i. 9t 156 40 Peoria, Ill__.................. 6.5 116 00
Atchison Kan............. .... j Dalton, Oa......_..... ...... 40 8000 Gall1polls, Ohio ... ... Macon, Ga...................?: 25 50 00 PlttRbur Pa......_........ 66 126 00
Admin, 1\ltch................ .. .., Dayton, O. ... ............... ......j 1 Grand Rapids, Mich.... .......... Mobile, Ala....................' 40 80 00 Quincy .Ill..................... ... .
Ann Harbor, l\l1ch,...... ... .. .., \Delaware, Ohio............... ... Henderson, Ky............ 55 '1100 00 Mont omery, Ala........ 35 70 Rome ua. ..............._ 40 80 00
Alton, Ill...._................ ... .I......... I Defiance. Oh10..?..._...... ... ........ Hickman, Ky......._...... 55 1100 00 ':Mansfield, Ohio............ ... i I......001, Rock Island. Ill ............ ...... ......?.
Anniston, Ala................ 40 80 .1 I Detroit. Mlch._......_...... 70 120 00:' Indianapolis Ind......_. 00 110 00 Massmon, Ohio............ ... I......... Rochester, N. y._........ 68 13100
Ala._....... 40 80 001 IDanvilleI11.................. ...: .........' Jetfersonville, Ind...... 58 10800 Mt. Vernon Ohio.......... ... ......... Ohio.........?. 5-U600
Bloomington, Ill _....... ... .........j IDavenpor 10wa............ ...... ,I.. ........ Jacksonville, IlL.......? ... ......... Memphis Senn....._... 5 90 00,\ Sioux City, Iowa.?....?.. ... .........

Burlington Ia............... ...... .....1 I Dubuque, ....... ... Joliet 111............._......... ... ......... Milwaukee, 'VIs............ .0 121)001 Springfield, IlL............. ... ..
Belleville 111......_.......... ... .......... (I.Des Moines, Iowa........ .....; ,I.-.! Jefferson City, Mo....... ...... ......... I Madison, Ind. ... ... .........1 St. J oseph t.l\1 0............... ...... .........
Buffalo, N. Y....._........ 66 126 00 Denver, Col.................. 185' 00 .Knoxville Tenn ?.,.....I 45 90 00 Minneapolis, Minn-..., ...... .........J\ St. Louis, 1\10... .............. 65 .116 00

Bay 1\llch..j ...... ........ Dixon, 111........_............. ... 1250.....I! Kenton, Ohio................ I ...... t Madison WIs...... ........ ...... 'i.........,, Saginaw l\llch_......... ... ... .........
Bristol, 7tenn............._ ... I.......... Elyria, Ohio..,............... ..l Kalamazoo, nch_..?..' 70 120 00 Montreal, Canada .......1( ...... .........1 SprlngfleldOhlo......?.. ... .........
Cleveland 0..._...... ...... 70 120 00 Evansville, Ind_......... 56% 106 00 Kansas City, Mo ..._...... ...... ... .NashvUle,Tenn............ 45 90 00 St. Paul, l\llnn............... ...... ....._.
Cincinnati. Ohio.......?. 55 100 00 Fast Saldnaw.l\l1ch..._. ... ......... LansingMich.............. ...... ......... I New Orleans-............ 45 90 00 Toledo 0 ....?............ 70 120 00
Cairo Ill....................... 60 110 00 East 8t.Louis, 111......... 65 116 00 LaCrosse, Wis............... ... .......... Newark, Ohio............... ... ......... Terre haute. Ind ......_ CO 110 CO
Columbus, Ky._.......... 5-5 100 00 Emporla, Kan._............ 1 05 162 00 Lima, Ohlo......_..... ....... ... .......? Omaha, Neb.................. ...... ......... Toronto, Can.....?........ ...... ...?....
Columbus, Ohio........... .. ......... Erie, Pa................._...... G6 126 00 .Lafayette, Ind......"....... ... ......... Ottawa, Can.................. ... ......... Topeka, Kan......_......... 95 118 00
COlumbus, Oa............... 35 70 00 Fort Wayne, Ind.......... ... .....?.. Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ........ Oil City Pa ................. 66 126 00 Urbana, Ohio................ ... .........
Council Bluffs, la......... ...... ......... Findlay Ohio....?......... ...... I I......... Leavenwortn, Kan..... ... ...1 I iPekln, Ill. ...................... ... ........... .Wheeling, W.Va......... 66 126 00
Chicago 111._............... 6,5 116 00 'Fremont, Ohio ......_...... ... ...... !Louisville, Ky................ 55 .100 00\ iPana. Ill...........?........... ... ......... Winnipeg, l\ran............ ...... .........
. Chattanooga Tenn..... 40 80 00 Fort DOdge, Iowa.......... 1 IS .II.170 001 .Little Rock, Ark......".... 55 120 00 (IPiqua, Ohio.................... ... ..........

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Jacksonville Callahan, and Live Oak...............................................................: 20 25' 50 300 00 I 30 00!' 2i I &7''! I . . . . .

Gainesville, New Branford....._....._.................................. ....--......-................. 30 604 oS 70. 80 40 8060 I 40i 80'onl, 37 . . . . .
Landings on 8t. Johns river...................................................-.............................. 30 60 35.. 40I I 80 40 80 OI 37 75 . . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ............_.......................-. 35' 705 40 80 45 90 45 9-1 I 4.)1' 90',,,' 42 &i: : . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala .......................................?...-................ S7 42 S.I: 47 9-C 47 471 n.,.) 4" 90 : . . . . .. .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry., 8t. J. & L. E. Division_.................._.............................. :37 7a 42 85 47 95 49{; 9.; ( 9-1 47 95 . . . .. .. (..'. .
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Landings on Lake Santa Fe-....._......?.........?....................._. ............ ? ; ; b5I ; -; :
Tampa..........................................................................................?............................ 45 90 50 100 i 55 110 110 tJt'), 1 10 55 1.1"0', . . .. ..... .. .
L andings on Manatee River. .........._................................................ .............. ... ...... ... ........ i'I ... ...... .1 ...... ... ......I ... .... . . . . .. .
Stations on J.. St. A. 6c H. R.. Ry.......................................-......-..-......................... ... ... ... .' ''' ...... :: ...... .I. ?... ... .....-. . . . . . .

........................................... ........................................_............_..............?.. 30 60 35 70 i 40 80 .0.. 80 i 40. 80 t 37 7Palatka. a . . . ... . .
St. Augustine....................................................................................?..................... ?. ... ... ...1 I ?. ....? ...', '..... I ... ...... ... ...... . . . ..... . .
Stations on J T & K. W Ry ...... ...............................................-........................... ... ... ... ...'' ... ...... ....' ...... I ... ...... ... ...... . . . . . .
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris................................................................. 42 85 47 93' 52 105 59' 12, 52 105 52 J 05 . . . .. .. .".. .

Stations From Belair on South to McKinnon Florida RaUroad.inclusive 40 80 4a 90I 50100 I 50'' 1,1 50 100 47 !g- . . .. . .. .

From Kissimmee to Acton,, inclusive............................_ ................. ................. 45 50 100, 5.S1110 fi.51.0! ; 55 1 10'' 52' 102 ..1 .. .. ',' . .
From Plant City to Orienta, incluslve....................................................... ..- 50 1 901' 5.S 110 60 1 20 OOl': 20'', &l 120 J 1 15 . ". ..r .. !" u .: .
From Winter Haven to Bartow. inclusive..............................._..........._.......... 55 1 101 60 120 65 131 6.1)1 130'': fli i 130 12.5", . . : ... .
35' 40 45 90i I 4:1 91)1 4a; .go g: . . . .. . .. .
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. north of and including Ocala.m........._.. ..._. 70! 8Q 00
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of Ocala.-.........................................._........, :37 42 8i 47 951 4. 95q 47 95 I 4& . . . . .. .
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R .... ................?.. ............................. ... ...751 ... ......I: ... ......I( ... . ... .... I I'" ......: . . .. . .. .
stations on TavareR, Orlando S: Atlantic R. R.................................................... ... ... ... ........ ... ..... ... ...... ... ...... ... ..... . . .. ";. .. .. . .
O upon ts north T ampa.............. .....................?...............................?................ ... ......I ... ...... ... ......I, ... -. ... .... .. ..... . . . . . .

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CONNECTIONS.Double I The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of cnar Excess
and Savannah. r11P ;HMoad Is estimated at 20,000 pounds, or 400' Standard Boxes. of tnu
all West via Albany
service for points Jesup .
Dally fast daily'fast freight freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior i a ." ... I oO't.: ..:? >,' fr\-r urn r< ''1 ,"..*. '/varl rh1Pnipnf" .* '..*1+P to On<> d. 1t,ten" .

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washinston and to one
Providence. Prepayment of (freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipmentswill

Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship- Company, lEavtngtavan- be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and the

nah Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or solely
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such loss must attach to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line In good faith to connections at those point will not

Savannah Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection every for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every ease the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In

Saturday. Bill Lading! and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rates.
No single shipment taken for less than $1 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti
more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rate of con.
INPOR'M1iTION: necting lines and cost of transfer.

To make through 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.
lines to above rates. For further Information, If needed, apply to Agents of the lines or to
The dimensions of the Standard Box for Vegetables are 8x14x22; Inches, and the weight I-! I C. D. OWENS, JAMES L. ,
Gen'l Freight Agent Savannah Ga..
estimated at.50 pound Tramo Manager Savannah, Ga. ,

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Kissimmee City, West Kissimmee and .. :
Palatka and Sanford.
The Finest Town between -
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Also for Lands owned by ", I Finest Lands. Best Paying Groves.

KISSIMMEE LAND CO., Least Frost North of Indian River.
Write for Information to



Corretpondcneo Solicited. British Colony of 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.\
These Lands include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lemons -
,Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly in the Countiesof
Monroe.St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough} Polk, Manatee/and Special inducements offered to genuine settlers!, not land speculators. The

Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during the'past
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices. town is only 5 miles from tho metropolis of the State, situated on one of the
The lands of this Company are I 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 toW leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville

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dec M mNl PITY. FLORIDA. Address

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

E. R. TRAFFORD9 General Mau.ucr9;
2,000,000 ACME 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 SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY
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 wmter home where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be Add to these the
enjoyed. eminent suitability of the soil for the cul-
ture of the orange and fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
, and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of five acres and up- Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
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. Prices
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange 81.25 to$5 per acre, according to location.For .
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200 .
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after further information, apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla. '
looking over the whole State. Post-office, store, church school saw-mill and all requisites
for settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
west.This L. WIluKIE, S. CONANT.Chief ,
Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter, Alachua and Orange COUll-
ties,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It would Clerk, Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager; '
do well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing .. .
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full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.
G. M. MORRISH, Anclote. Hernando County, Florida.
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County Florida.nov24lyr Shipping Agent Fruit ana VORotablo Packin
A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida, or to ,
E. R. TRAFFORD, General ManagerSanford,Orange County, Florida.

Disston land Companies.Florida Forwarding and] Commission House S., F. & W. R.Il. Wharf;

Where growers' supplies are on hand and for sale at lowest possible prices lor

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

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

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


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

Kissimmee Land Company HOLSTEIN a FIIESA! !% CATTLE

-- t..,1 ':,1 'lir. Cows anil Heifers bred to bent Netherland
f .J.r; and Aaegie Bulls.fe .

W. Ao t t ,...: The Avcrnee Record of n Herd are the
2,500,000 Acres of Choice Lanas f;'; 'i ,fr. True Test! of ittt "Heril. ,,-.
/: J'.Ii. 'tot 11 The following Milk and Butter Re cor.N .
I I.f.. ,J1 i: ';: have all been made by animalc now ia -."
for sale in East and South Florida, adapted to the cultivation of Tropical ; r <:.PIl'' our Herd "

!P' Dl.XLK.W4COB.DS: : ..
Fruits, Sugar Cane, Rice, etc. .
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""- Three Cows have averaged over 2)tt)0) lb<<.In a year. ,
--" _1.r Five Cows have averaged over" IJ.U'O! HH.In a year -
PRICE, $l2 :> PER ACRE r'\.ND UP'VARDS. t1 ... "'" --.- .""" ,..,. .- :00..=<' : Ten Cows have averaged over 13.0U( )Ibs.: in a year.
:2' Wc know o about 30 bat hare made Tear)"recoriln exeeedlnar lfi.000
Chi! and 1-1 of them are now in oar Herd and have averaged over t l',:iOO Ib-*. ->haveavrasre.1 -
over 16.0(>0 year. 63,the entire number in the Herd that have made yearly records.Includ
'utfnurtPf>n3'\'nrold14 and twenty-one 2 year olds have averaged 12.785 Ibs.;5 ounces in a.year.UTTER .
Five Cows have averaged 20 Ibfc.1 oz.In a week. Nine Cows have av-
information and circulars forwarded AddressNo. i I RECORDS s erased 19 llw. 4 oz.In a week. Fifteen Cows have averaged 17 Ibs.8 o*.
on application. 'n a week. Six 3 year olds bav_averaged 14 IDM.oz.In a week. Eleven 1 year" pldHi,the entire number
i ste<1. have averaged 13 lbs.: a week. Six 2 year olds have averaged 12 IDS. 1 51 oz. In a week.
305 Walnut Street Pa. "Fifteen 2 year olds!', entire number tested have averaged 10 Ibs.83-10 a week. The entire or!?-
Philadelphia, ina" imported Netherland Family of six Cows,two being but3y..ars old, have averaged 17 2-3 a
i' we'-k. This H! the Herd from which to get foundation stock. 171M'S low for qualit' of .0SOUTHS *.
Pine and) Forsytli Streets, Jacksonville Fla. oc5-tf POWELL & LAMB, UkesWe Stock Farm, SYRACUSE, N. Y.


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(Central Standard Time.) ON AND. AFTER .
ACRES SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28, 1886, 5.50 a. m., .
220,000 will{ .-;
Trains, leave and arrive as follows: Estubl\shccl: 1871. '
SOUTH. BOUND. .' < .. .

SOUTH FLORIDA LANDS. f 1'I "': I .MI 0'1'I .bl O.O..!I II a '. .cO. I I ,

Situated on each side of the STATIONS. '-z+ 0 Q oZ o oZ ,;u Z :gz. I F.LtI: : I P .L11D: : :J? :FI.C>:JLT :E]
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South Florida Railroad and its ___ -a -< -C J ---Ew 94: PARK PLACE, NEW YORK.

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Bartow Branch R. R. Wharf..... .1........ ........ ........ Consignments of oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
-, .. SanfonL.IBelalr. ....... 800.. .... 4 45 1000 ) out having to send to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. June8-ly

1 In the Counties of : ......... .0 8101.....,,. 457 1010 8 35
> Longwood... x31,..""". 5 15J 1025 915
Orange, ;'C .JPolk Altamonte. 12 830 ... 5 25I 1083 938 EsTABLIAIIED 1875.BEAN .
ttt "t" .; Maitland-... 15 837 ......-I 5 3S 10 45 10 10
.. .:"'{' Winter Park 18 8 45.._ 5 5710 55 1030. ..
,-'\.' OrlandoKissiinmee......? 22 9 0'2 A M 6 .1115 1135
Brevard. ../ 40 9 45 5 20 7 10.12 05 1 15 E.Commission
Sumter I
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and Ililhibor ugh. HalnesCity 61 10 301 6 17 ........ ........ ........
Bartow J'nc 68 JO 47 6 37........... .....m 8 50 Merchant and Forwarder
.>*3OOO Acres AuburndaleLakeland 72 1057 6 50. .. ..._ ...?... 4 15 ,
..... 83 1125| 7 50..c....?. 5 40 .
of these. are NEWLY 'acqulu-J Lands, which Plant City... 93 11 45 820..1.. ....... 635 Waycross Railroajl Wharf, Jacksonville, FJa.
.. Seffner......... 103 12 10 ........'...?... 7 20 Brunch Packing-House, Way cross Railroad Depot Gainesville Fla.
having been for several years! reserved from Ar Tampa... 115 12 40 9 25 ........,........ H 00 ,

. sale are now offered. )1PM AM PMtiOR'TII rL ngo s, :T e m C> D. S ,

BOUND. And other Fruits and Vegetables,
These lands comprise all classes and gradesof .

r kN O<., ... m. ,.d-._o. .yao PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
South Florida ,
soils. .High Pine and Oak 4o 0 0 0 b 0
STATIONS. ZQ oZ ZZ gz Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
among the Backbone Hills in the famous r Q c.I
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Lake and Hill region of t e Peninsula. < < f-4 Greece.: Iemcrn I
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i Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of Tampa........ 0 2 00 ........ 5 :3 ........ li 3U
' table Seflner_...... 12 2 30 ... 6 05 ... 7 15 Growers' S1"U.pp1ies.:
lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak Plant City... 22 2 50 ._ 6 40 ....... 8 20 Have a full stock Growers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for
Lakeland... 32 315 .. .. '7 :)0 ........ 9 '5 Boxes Orange
? makes the Whitest, Lightest Strongest and Box in
f undergrowth; Low, well-timbered, PineLands Auburndale 43 3 40......,.. 8 00......... 10 2n (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading,,Hoops, Manilla Orange Cheapest Wraps, etc.use., etc.,Beach all of
Bartow J'nc 47 3 ..... 1125 the best quality,and cheaper than the
; Prairie and Marsh Lands set' in rich cheapest. *
JHalnesCityKlssimmee. :54 .J 18.. PH ..?...
native grasses affording good pastures for L v Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car,
.. 75 5 30 2 00 130
Orlando....... 93 5 2 50 3 20 Send for Circulars and Stencils.
cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the sep4-tf
Winter P'rkMaitland. 97 5 55..8..... 302 3 SO
..... 100 tI ..... 310 410
thriving new railroad towns of Kisslmmee,
Altamonte. 6 .?. 3 25 437
Winter Haven Bartow Longwood... 105 6 ..... .3 35 515
Auburndale, Lake- jBelair..112[ 6 ..... 3 50 5 40 W. N. JUSTICE
land Plant Ar. Sanford;115Peiubertou 6 ..... 4 00 5 55
City, Seffner, Mango, Orient and H. Wharf.-' .

Dade City. Ferry: Ilrancn.--S.F. R.R. Wholesale Commission Merchant,

For farther information apply to Land Department It1 F'st l''st F'st F'st It1 "
1\1'1. Ft. HTATIONS. M'1 Ft.ti No. 313 North Water Street, Philadelphia.

of South Florida Railroad Com- 19. 21. 'l: ). 22. SPECIALTIES : FLORIDA FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
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0 5.15 5.40'LV' Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.35 7.05 75 oc1J-flm! ,
11 5.-17 6.30,.........Owens oro ......... 8.58 6.2061 -
WALTER GWYNN, 16 5.58 7.00..Dade. City........... S.4S 5.58159,
23 6.17 7.30.Rlchland.; ........... 8.30 5.20 52
Janl2-tf General Land Agent. 43 7.35: 9.00::...........Lakehmd............ 7.40 3.5032 T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec. &Treas.
53 8.00 Ar /t..Plant City.......... 6.5.5..22
63: 8.2'i.' i.............etf'ner............. 6.25..112 HILL BOROUGH COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY
W. M. LKDWITH. F. C. SOLLEE. 75 8.5 I Arrive..Tampa..Leave 6.00..1 0 ,

LEDWITH & SOLLEE, Ilarto Bru.ncla.-Dally except Sunday TAl\.IPA: FLORIDA,

DEALERS IN South Bound. Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every

REAL ESTATE TATIONS. Pas. Pas. Pas. description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Scud for our Descriptive
='" No. No. &Ft Pamphlet and newspaper.
13. 15. 17.
Office, No.7 Herkimer Block .
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Leave....Bartow Junction...... 0 ,0.50 4.00 8.20
Headquarters for HaInes City Property. Leave.....'Vlnter Haven......?...I 5 11.05 4.15 8.40
Arrive.....Bartow......................,17 11.40 4.50 9.25
North Bound.

STATIONS. 00 Pas.|Pas. Pas. Pas.
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q 12. 14. 16. 18.

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Leave. Bartow...,..........?. 0\!\ 5.30: 2.40, 7.00 Atu
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1.f'aV Inter Haven. \12 6.12 3.15,
Arrive Bartow Junction 17! 6.30 3.30! 7.50 1 10.20 I

Healthy, High, Rolling Land with Sanford and Indian River Kailroad. gIIiii;' DWI is
Daily except Sunday.

Beautiful Lake Fronts. m tPas.P I : s.
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3 i 5.17 ........JFort Heed........ 7.23 14
cliuttc LOIN. on the Highest Tract 5 5.25.-.... ..JRutledge.......... 7.15 12
17 I 6.05Ar! ....?_.Ovideo.........Iv 6.:{') 0
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of Land in Tropical Florida. I r
J Flag Stations. Trains No. :3. 5, 9 and "
Daily except Sunday.: No. 1 and 2 Dally. I '
Trains No. 4,6,10 and t 8 Dally except Sunday. Iy
Unities City Is situated halfway between Train No. 3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast. t -
Satiiord and Tampa, and right 011 the South Trains No. 19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and I I'I'C I'I I'M'
Florida Italh'oad. It is situated on the highest 22 Dally except Sunday.
land in South Florida-rtchrulling and Connects at Sanford with Sanford and Indian -
healthy Thin excellent country lies to the River Railroad for Ovideo and points on
southward of large lakes which protect the Lake Je⋑ with the People's Line and
tropical fruit. There is no frost here. The VeHary- aya :Merchants' Line of Steamers
fact of the Indians having selected this section Jacksonville and intermediate point i+ ; i;.'f.tJ'A C.ll.MooERS.
on SU Johns River,and with Steamers for In-
of demonstrates be-
yond doubt country that as it a is home absolutely the richest dian HiVt'r and Upper St. Johns.At D. D. SfcOGfcRS &: CO.,

portion; since it Is their aim, on account of KIbslmmee with Steamers Fort Myerh
Kisslmmee river.
and Bassinger,and points on :
aversion to labor, to find the most fertile -.
very tracts moderate; thus affording expenditure large of returns labor. from a .I Railway At Pemberton for all points Ferry North with Florida, East and Southern West, I\L[ E: ar: .A.. :r.... :R. C> C> ::I: :NT c:;. :,)
Come and see this town before buying else- and at Bartow with the Florida Southern Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, MelallciBulldlng Supplies. '
and South.
Railway for Fort Meade points "
F..1. HINSON, Through Tickets sold at all regular station State Agents& for E. Van NoorJeii: A Co's ,. .
points ortb, East and West. lINTALIc SHINGLLS. -:
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Bend for dwerlptiy circular, free. Cton'l Ticket Agent 74 Weet Bay itre ttJACKaor

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

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.

First-Class Passenger Accommodations.iVo HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES
TrunnJilpmeiit.! "& .,*- No Extra IliviiclliiiK. ''1I

Cabin Postage, $20 ; Kjxurgion 835.00; Steerage, 812, "'C ri

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Tin:'dtipcriur I Iron :;Ieaauhip| & +of this Company art- appointed I to sail from o enC I-

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CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley ...............................................Thursday, April ..'>,at :3:3): p. m o-
UATE CITY, Capt. Hedge..........................?.............................-Thursday, April Z;>,at 9:00 p. liep.m : Jf O
CITY OF MACON, i apt. Kelley ....................?........................ April 2)! at 2:30:: Z V V4\/ S
GATE CITY. Cant.! Hedge ...... .............. .................... .............Tbursday, May 6at 7:30;( p. m ",. 'l 17 p
CITY OF MACON, CapU Kelley.....?..........................................Thursday, May 13: ,at 2:00 p. m .C3** p r
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.......... .. ............................................Thursday, May 2<",at 7:30; p. m : -
CITY OF M CON Capt. Kelley...................-............-.................Thursday, May 27, at 1:00 p.m O. mARC
GATE CITY, Capt. ledge........ .. ..?...........................................Thursday June 3, at 6.30 p.m O p .
CITY OK MACO Capt. Kelley............................................Thursday, June 10, at 12:30 p. m W =
GATE CITY, Cap Hedge.................................._......................Thursday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, June 24,at 11:00 a. m THE BEST IN USE.
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, .
Savannah Florida I O'tober.UI85,says: "Of all the fertilizers used on some 15,000 treesthe Clark's Cove Orange- t
Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia "
better results than other used. Send for Pamphlet and full particulars .
Short Line. Tree Food gave any
and Western Railway and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the b s Island Route.W. dec7-tC t WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER,State Agents.VVXL.J.X.A.1I. t
H. RINu. Nickerson's Wharf, Boston.
For Freight apply lo RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Savannah, Ga. -
For Rooms and Tickets apply to : : [ A. :: cYTEt: ,

sepl-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN.G. S. Agent 66 Bay Street. (Successor to J. E. Hart,) J

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

20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, ;. :


T I: M E -FOR- 'Gr-.A.EI.JE: : :: : ] SEEDS.:

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

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



J. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

Ocean Steamship Company Guaranteed Analysis.


(Central orlOO Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New YorK.To MURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH, .

or from New York, Cabin, f2); Steerage, >f 53; Excursion (return follows) NITRATE SODA, KAINIT ETC. '
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as : ,
Prices on application. July 27 11SOOFIELD

TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher.................... ...................................?Friday April 2- 4:30. : p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson...........................................Monday,April 56:00 p.m S IRON WORKS
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. IL C. Daggett..........................Wednesday,April 77:30 a. m .
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.............................._..............Friday,April 99:30 a. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher .................?................_...........Wednesday, April 152:30 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nlckerson..............?.......................Friday,April 164:30 p. m Adjoining Passenger Depot, MACON, GA. Manufacturers of the old and well known .
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett......?......;........?..!.....Monday,April 19- 6:00)( p. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine..................?...................Wednesday April 21- 8:00 a. m
NAUOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton.............................................?........?Friday, April 23-10:00 a. mTALLAHASP SCHOFIELD'S PATENTED A
SEE, Capt Fisher................................ ....................-.Monday,April 26-12:00 n'n'', ;
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson...........?........................Wednesday,April 28- 2:00 p. m''. 1
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.?...................?...........Friday,April 303:30: p. m

[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.] .
DESSOUG!; Capt. .............................................??.............._..Saturday, April 5:00p.m The most substantial,best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packsaarnt '
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett..........................................?............._..Saturday, April 10-10:00 a. m
DESSOUG,Capt.-.................._...............................................-.Saturday,April 175:00 p. m r' aeam lt Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers, :
JUNIATA Capt. DaggetU............ .?.............._....................... ....Saturday, April 24-lu:00a.m power. All sizes and styles 4 to 100 horse power. Shafting Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear.
ingandMachineryaspecialty. Hancock Inspirators the best boiler feeder known ,
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves :
Whistles, Lubricators Rubber and Leather Beting,and everything pertaining to Foundry,
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line)and Machine and Mill Supply business. Address
the Sea Island Route. .
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. (
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwestvia J. S. SCHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors .
Savannah. For further particulars apply to

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL Agent '
Pier No.85,North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah Ga. MACON, GEORGIA. .
W. L. JAMES Agent 138.Third Street,Philadelphia.J. t- .;:,f j
D. HASHAGENz..Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y. -L -" -
For Rooms and Tickets apply to ." (

aug I,'83-ly H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent,66 Bay street. .{;-y-;-?tic-,..j,,...'. -j
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IB absolutely pure and '
highly coaoeotrated.I 7 *b ;
ounce worth *lkof > .
any other kind. It strictly a medicine to be riven with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay like .\ 'J (' .
.It.. It cures chicken cholera and all dir-ses of hens. la worth its weight in gold. Illustrated book bymall .
0Sold.. everywhere or sent mail for 33 cents in stamps :l104 Tb. air-tleht tin cans. Slibgrmail -
1.80. Blx cwt by.xpr....j. id for $b.o0: Da. Z. a JOHNSON HCCK, fiostoa Xa.a. C>n.J.s; $2 per ear. .: ':.:....

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