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:
May 31, 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
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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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f A. 11. Manville, Editor. \ Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, May 31, 1886. New Series: Vol. 5, No. 22.

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r growers to heed well the growth and unprotected) were not damaged at all. Lakes Eustis and Griffin, is as big and
Grove and Orchard. health, as it were, of the trees. The Every prospect of a heavy crop of or- fine as they ever had. He is delighted -
r reports, in some instances, came from anges. Yours truly, with the result of the freeze as more
growers who did not care to have their P. E. WARBURTON. fortunate than they expected for his
THE GOLDEN FRUIT. names used. The are classified, commencing I HILLSBORO' COUNTY. section of the country.

t ports from the Various Orange Growl at the extreme south. \ About Tampa the majority of the HERNANDO COUNTY.

'ing cta-pro.pectaror the Next DADE COUNTY. groves are bearing finely, nearly as From the southern boundary line
l Orop"One-Thlrd: to One-Half From Charles Ebbitts, of Lake .well as last year before the freeze. At comes the following :
the Usual Crop Expected. Worth the of fair Plant Mr. Webster thinks there
I comes report crops City, ANCLOTE, May 19.
' '(From the Jacksonville Morning:New s,26th.) about that section, although the quan ,will be considerable fruit. Ther e We will have a small crop of orangesin
''fl The Morning News has been to consIderable tity was saver great in this section. will not be a full crop however. Southof this vicinity the coming season. A
expense in sending outVcon- The fro t/ dd} not hurt hammock us the reports are encouraging. You few groves will be very full, whilst -

-------J **fidentialcircular i ,letter*.JtoJIleading .,groves..J Ir-Anderson, :",rho:-arrived cantdown: Hillsboro county, for at others will have none at all. I do not
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orange growers all over the State, and fromyiiiscayne Bay in Jacksonvilleyesterday *>-crop.- know of any orange trees being killed ,
the majority have kindly respondedby reports a two-thirds crop. ; ORANGE COUNTY. outright. Some lemon trees and the

sending, in answer to the request, BREVARD COUNTY. Mr. E. Hermasse,of Orange county, guavas were killed to the ground, but
the best available report concerningnot Along the Indian River the trees has favorable reports for Orlando and are now sprouting up again, and in the
only the trees in their groves, but have the appearance of giving growers vicinity. Another letter says : course of one or two years will have
*i' the exact condition from personal in- nearly full crops. It is in this county ALTAMONTE, Orange Co., May 15. recovered.So .
/_. quiries and investigation of the trees that the insect that has infested the The orange trees in this section suffered far as I have seen, the freeze did
/ in neighboring groves. There is but trees so badly in making such ravages. comparatively little in the cold no damage to the orange trees, other
,1 little use in prefacing these reports The trees where the leaves are covered snap of last winter. None of the large than to cause them to shed their leaves
: with any but a brief summary. with their lice assume a drooping as- trees, and but few of the small ones, and kill the buds for the coming crop.
,; It may be set down that many pect, and require great attention. In lost their leaves or any material part With the probable addition of nipping
causes, such as the ravages of the new Brevard county there will be about a of them. Young nursery stock not inJured here and there a few of the most ten-
orange tree parasites or insects, or ex- one-third crop. except on an occasional buddedtree. der twigs, I should emphatically say
treme heat, coupled with drouth, or MANATEE COUNTY. Percentage of loss too small to that there has been no permanent dam-
any of these may make disastrous ef-- estimate. age to the orange trees in this vicinity.J. .
|| fects, and the result may be a consid- Prospects of orange crop in this latitude Large and small trees doing finely. M. CRANE.
erable-lessened crop from even that i are good. I expect from my trees Small budded trees bearing well. Someof From the vicinity of Brooksvillecomes
'.r'(: named generally in these reports. It the coming season about 5,000 boxes the large seedling groves fuller than nearly a similar report,especially -
that of the fruit a little in excess of last year. No to to trees. In northern
I may be a recurrence grate. last year, but the total crop will, no as damage
.r. ful rains will help along the crop and orange trees were killed in this lati- doubt, be smaller than last season, as Hernando county there will be a light
tude the cold in
by wave January.My .
mak it, to a slight extent, better than most who had large last crop in some sections.
growers crops
did lose their leaves
trees not ,
credit. But it stands at
the as
less The
year report on trees now.
sheltered belt
being by a of forest
present, it can be summed up that in Every from seven
I of new plant louse has appeared here ; in report growers "
the northern and western tiers of coun- trees. expect to begin shipments was favorable. Three from
some it has done some harm ; in reports
the first week in October
ties, there will be oranges on many oranges as the vicinity of Ocala Cotton Plant
usual. I have bananas in bloom. others there is but a trace of it, while ,
places for home consumption, but none I I now others have none at all. We are fight and Lake Weir, were fairly enthusi-
for shipping. The trees were badly Respectfully, astic, judging from all these
C. H. FOSTER. ing it wherever it appears, and gettingthe reports,
affected, but will not require more than Manatee, Fla.,May 22, 1SS6. best of it; so think that its stay' the damage to the trees was nominal.
the present season to fully recuperatetheir with us will be and the rains and attention of growers
bearing qualities for all but very POLK COUNTY. short.F.. G. BALDWIN. I will be rewarded in most sections by
young trees that only put forth fruit There are several varying reports nearly a full crop. One grower alone
the past season. In the central rangeof from this county. One from a grower SUMTER COUNTY. reports about Reddick a one-half crop.
counties, such as St. Johns, Clay near Bartow who estimates a twothirdscrop. At Sumterville, Webster, and clear From Lake Weir comes news of the
" and Alachua, the larger growers will The other is given in full below : along the line of the Florida Southern sale by G. E. Campbell, an extensive
"i' bA rewarded by one-third to one-half ACTON, POLK Co., May\ 21. Railway, the heavy growers who took grower, of 35,000 sour stump orange
; : crop. The reports from the orange The orange trees in this district are care of their trees have a one third and trees to Mr. L. Grossman, to be sent to
.;r? .s' growing counties farther south are all looking as well as ever and even over crop. Some groves were slow in California.
fairly favorable, and in some locations the nursery trees are very slightly in- recovering from the freeze, and others From this stronghold for the juicy
" nearly a full crop is reported. Averaging jured. The trees were all full of blooma seem touched by the heat and the fruit the Morning News has received
it up all over the State there short time ago but have finished now. leaves are dropping off.: The entire many letters, but has also had the
will, at least, be one-half crop. Th. I have h.ant of very few it any grown county will send un! about a one-half pleasure, through its representative,
uh.untJ1geR t p1' the shortage will l be tree being killed. I have a number crop. yesterday. of a talk with Mr. Harris,
", made up by iucreas price, making I ut Peel To peach trees loaded with The orange crop up in the Lake region better known as the Orange King,"

the profits) greater and warranting our. fruit. Mr trilbliatu lemon trees(quite I ubnut Orange Bend, between and owner of a large part of the grove, ,.' "

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known as the Harris. & Bishop grove, DUVAL COUNTY. week or two earlier, put in a cool place destitute of fibrous roots.

He has fully two hundred acres in Down the St. Johns river, among and covered with sphagnum moss, The Japan persimmon is slow in

groves' ,and is Authority for his sectionof the groves, the freeze was disastrous. awaiting the first signs of life In the forming a perfect union if the graftsor
the State, on orange matters., He There will be few raised in
oranges stocks. The best is be had buds in
success to are set large stems.
says that the crop there will be nearly, this county. On the Arlington side
if not quite as large as last year, and of the river, a few trees are bearing.The with stocks from a quarter to half an speak, of course, only of "working" it
that the treed look fine. They were bear can be said to be almost inch in diameter at the point of union. on native stocks. As the former is a

saved from any injury in groves on nothing. To obtain stocks of this size,they must i very strong grower the grafts or buds
hammock lands.
NASSAU COUNTY. be grown from the seed. The seeds are very liable to get broken out. For

t* VOLU8IA COUNTY. CALLAHAN, May\ 18, 1886. ripen in the fall, and should be planted this reason and because it is almost
received.) from Blue All the in this and vi
Reports were place
( the ensuing January, if not to be impossible to make the trees which
Springs, Enterprise, Oak wood. Day- cinity are young. Several commenced
tona and four minor points. On the bearing last year, but very few have transplanted before they ae grafted ; grow wild in the woods live if trans-

Halifax river the reports were in the bloomed this season. The old trees, and the quickest way to get trees large planted, owing to their entire lack of

main favorable. Mr. Charles Court- though severely nipped last winter, enough to set out is to graft them where fibrous root, it is poor policy to at-

land's grove has trees loaded down are coming out nicely and are begin- they are planted ; the seed should be tempt to utilize them as stocks: unless
with fruit. There would probably be ning to make a good show. Some of I
dropped in shallow drills about an it be to secure a temporary supply of
nearly a one-third crop about the vicinity the young trees planted out in groves
of Daytona. From one.third to were killed to the ground, while the inch apart, the drills or rows being "bud-wood." .

two-third's crop about Enterprise. The trees in the nurseries were but slightly three feet and a half apart, the most The season for grafting is now

trees looked well about Blue Springsand injured. Respectfully, convenient and economical distancefor passed, and if any persimmons remainto

fully a two-thirds crop might be W. A. MAHONY. cultivation. After the seed is up be "worked," they must be budded.

expected. BAKER AND BRADFORD COUNTIES. do not cultivate too freely, as the trees This method of propagation has been

LEVY COUNTY. The groves in these two counties are the first For tried but far
are apt to overgrow year. extensively so as we
From Wekiva Springs and Rose mostly of young trees. The frost did
the stocks have been able ascertain with indifferent
nursery purposes are practi- to -
wood come discouraging reports. The extensive damage here. The reportssay
entire crop is very light. but little of any crop. cally worthless if they exceed half an success. Some will generally

BRONSON, Levy Co., May 20. COLUMBIA COUNTY. inch in diameter before being grafted, "take" but the percentage of living

DEAR SIR: The orange crop is LAKE CITY, May\ 14, 1886. as it is difficult to make a satisfactoryunion buds_ is generally so small as to render

average this year. 'Ihe trees have stood Yours received and contents noted. ; the roots are large, stiff, and this method impracticable on a large

the cold well. Some young trees have The orange trees in this section are injured devoid of fibre ; and the. trees whtn scale. The sap flows so freely in the
died down to the ground but are put more or less according to location -
grown, are too large for transplanting native persimmon, that i it must be
ting out nicely. Older trees are
very large trees suffering most. The
looking well, and blooming some. crop will be about twenty per cent. of or shipment. To avoid this tendencyto checked by cutting off the tree, by a

This is a good orange country here. I last year's crop,nursery stock fifty percent overgrow, the seed is sometimes ligature, or in some other way before

remain yours, F. WATSON. killed. Old trees, many that grown in seedbeds and transplanted, insertion to prevent the sap from

ALACHUA COUNTY. looked dead, are now budding nicely in summer or early fall)), into nursery drowning the bud.

The reports are meagre from this and vigorously and many have been cut rows and "worked" the following win .
down that
county, but it is not in reality a quoted Yours are coming the ground. ter. This practice is attended by considerable -

orange growing county. About Mic- respectfully Jos. E. ,YOUNG: 'r J, risl,'as the persimmon i is de- A Point on Budding.
the will be larger than
supposed anopy a crop short time ago. The or- In the western ]part of the State the siduous, being dormant in winter and Mr. Marcus Smith, the enterprising

anges are about as big as small hick- orange growing is confined to trees full of sap in summer. nursery man of Daytona, gives the
the fruit of which is used entirely. at
ory nuts and there seem plenty on home. But few shipments are made In grafting small! stocks the earth following valuable hints on wintering

younger trees. and reports were nut asked for. should be removed from the crown of citrus bud wood." Mr. Smith allows

CLAY COUNTY. the stocks deep enough to allow the : his wood to remain upon the treesas

There is promise of fully one-half Mr. confirms LATER.the union to be entirely covered when the late as he thinks safe, then he cutsas
and a chance for a better future. Bishop reports con-
crop earth is After the scion is much he will have occasion '
Most\ trees have promise of. nearly a cerning the orange crop as publishedin replaced. as to
half crop. the Morning News, especially about inserted it should be held firmly in use on the first flow of sap in spring.He .

"If the prospect of a coqtinuance of Orange Lake, San Mateo and Orange place by strips of waxed cloth, tightly digs a trench in a cool, moist placenot
the rain which is now good shall be Bend. He is of the firm of Bishop,
overlapped to exclude water until the liable to become saturated with
fulfilled that the bloom Hoyt & Co., owning about 150 acres
we hope now
in trees at Lake besides graft "takes." The scions should be water, covers the bottom of the trench
will enable many of our trees to set a Orange larger
late crop, in addition to what we have groves at San Mateo and Orange about three inches long, and one bud with palmetto leaves, lays the bud "

now," writes a correspondent at Hi- Bend. The crop on these trees will be only should be exposed above the wood" on the leaves, not piling the

bernia. At Green Cove Springs the fully as large as usual. He had seen ground when the operation is completed same in too thick, places more leaves
but little of the parasite found by
are conflicting one saying only so
reports .- Grafts (dii one-year-old stocks over the buds, and covers all with earth
one-fourth the other saying thereare many on the leaves of their trees.
"worked" without being transplantedwill slightly rounded up to shed water.
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make a growth of from three to I Put away in this manner the buds,

PUTNAM COUNTY. J'!uFserr six feet the first year;. trees of very keep perfectly fresh through the win-
There but two from this
reports desirable size for in ter and take" if inserted
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less than half a crop being JAPAN PEKSIMMON. grown in one year from the graft or I when the bark first "slips in spring.

given. The freeze severely damagedthe Kent Method of Propagation.A two from the seed. Stocks taken up I If left upon the tree the eyes or buds

trees and the parasites are causingdire correspondent writes : "Please from seed bed or thinned out from the burst at about the same time as the sap

foreboding from all gro\\ent. give information as to the best methodof drill can be worked indoors and after- rises, for which reason it is usually difficult -:
From a local it was ]learned
that many groves.paper were bearing finely budding or grafting the Japan per- wards set in nursery rows; they shouldbe to obtain good buds for earlyuse

and over one-half crop could be expected simmon on native stocks. Most\ of the shaded until the scion unites with and budding is generally delayed

about Interlachen. A Palatka trees I have received from nurserymenseem the stock. "Worked" in this mannerit until May or June when the first

paper sets the crop down for that to have been saddle grafted. Is takes one longer to make trees of a growth has matured. Again, cold

county, or about Palatka, at over one- this the usual method?*' suitable size for planting. Transplanting winters often destroy the wood as has
ST. JOHNS COUNTY. The best method of"working" this gives a finer development of root; been the case in many sections this

:Mr. Daniels, of St. Augustine, did fruit is by grafting; "whip" or "spice" by transplanting twice we have pro- season. It is of great advantage to get

not hold to very hopeful views regard- graft is the usual and most convenientway duced as abundant fibrous roots on the the buds in early, in order that they

ing crops about that section. He though the method is immaterial.This persimmon as would result from a make growth enough to be ready for .

placed them at less than one-third. should be done in February,when similar course of treatment on the market or large enough to resist cold
from other of this
reports parts the buds of the stocks begin to swell. orange. This is an important point if by the ensuing fall.Ve think nur-
that trees
county, state many young
had gone back to the dead condition As the sap rises in the Japan persimmon the trees are to be moved, as the per- sery men will find the foregoing suggestions -

after "putting forth." tint, the scion should be cut a i Bimmcu is naturally almost: entirely of great. value. F

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I WORK FOR JUNE. : the ground, putting the plants about while those thrown up before the rain
The'work in nursery for this month paurn. one foot apart in the rows. will retain the moisture. During the
maybe summed up in two words, The subject nextclaimingour atten- rainy season, when rain succeeds rain
budding and cultivation. Finish the SWEET POTATOES. tion, and which in fact if claiming it day after day, there is no difficulty in
spring budding this month. Give the -- at all, ought to have done so at the setting them out at any time, but if the
Mr. Tabor's Experience in liaising the
their last fertilizing for the year, Tuber : commencement is weather is at all dry you will gain timeto
and keep them growing vigorously by Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: : MANURE AND COMPOSTS. prepare your ground and wait.
constantly stirring the soil and work- At your request I give the resultsof Anything in the nature of decayed AFTER CULTIVAVION.On .
ing orange trees. Do not cut the my experince in raising sweet vegetable matter is good food for the new land there will be but little
stocks off after the buds rtake" but potatoes. I will say, however, at the Sweet Potato, and for this reason cultivation required after plants are
make an incision with a knife a few commencement, that to all who are
the crops sometimes raised on new set, as but few weeds will grow the first i
inches above the bud and the desirous of practicing truck farmingin
land without fertilizer the with
I even are quite year, going through rows once
tops over. The tops of two adjoiningrows the South, that "Oembers' book I large. Two years ago, I raised nearly adoubleshovel plow and a light work-
can be turned in toward each on that subject, (sweet potatoes included j!1!: twelve hundred bushels on new pine ing with the hand hoe being sufficient.On (
other, thus filling every other row with ,) will give much valuable in- I land that had not been manured or fertilized ground that is older and where thereis
tops and obviating the necessity of formation. I will give my personal averaging two hundred bushelsto much grass, two workings will be
cultivating it until the tops are re experienoe,however,and will endeavorto the acre. At the same time it needed. If grass is kept down until
moved. When the buds have maturedone be as concise as possible.SEED .
pays to feed this crop the same the vines take entire possession of the
growth remove the top. By this BEDS. as any other, and if barnyard or ground they will shade the land suffi-
method the buds will shove out more In planting a small quantity, (saya stable manure is obtainable it is ciently to keep down most of the grass
vigorously as the trees are not shockedby bushel,) the seed may be placed preferable to anything else, I make after that time, and even if some grass
the removal of all their foliage ; nearly close together in a bed and composts out of stable manure, muck, does grow, it is not as detrimental to I'
and there will be fewer sprouts from covered with about four inches of earth, hen manure, cotton seed, or cotton them as to most other props. ,
the stock to be removed, as the bud is this is done to obtain the '"draws" or seed meal, together with litter and DIGGING.
thus placed in a position to make the "sets" only. In planting on a more scrapings of all kinds. Swamp muck Where a large crop is raised this is
leading shoot at the expense of other extensive scale, however, I have treated with a little lime and salt is best done by first cutting the vines off
sprouts. adopted a method which I deem bet- good, but if the muck is allowed timeto close to the ground with a sharp hoe
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ter, even for small quantities, and in sweeten and then treated to some and then throwing the dirt away from
Meeting of the Association of
Nurserymen, Florists and Seedsmen., this as'well as the entire work con bone meal and potash and then thor- each side with a turning plow and
The Eleventh Annual Meeting of nected with the crop, I have en- oughly mixed together, it forms a most then by running the point well under
this Association will be held in the deavored to get the best possible re- excellent fertilizer. If commercial fertilizer the rows, throwing out the potatoes.
Department of Agriculture Buildings, sults with the least amount of work.I is used by itself it should be ofa I use a pair of mules in both sidingthe
Washington, D. C., commencing Wednesday plow out furrows, drop the whole kind that is rich in potash. The rows and plowing out the middle,
June 16, 1886, and continuingthree I. potatoes about three inches apart in best way to apply the manure or fer- the potatoes go so deep it is hard work
days. The Association is the the furrow (furrows three feet apart,} tilizer, if very fine is to open a shal- for one horse. After a man gets use
largest body of Horticulturists in the and turn the furrow back on them, low furrow at the distance apart the to it he can throw them out in this
country. The objects sought, commend covering about four inches deep. Thisis rows are to be, say about three and way with actually less potatoes cut or
themselves to all engaged in any of the done in February or early in March !one half feet, and strew it in the fur- bruised than would be the case in digging -
departments of the Nursery Trade. according to the season, the ground row and on the side of it ; then throw the crop with hoes, besides savinga
The discussion of questions directly kept clear of weeds and in 'about six the furrow back with the plow and two vast amount of work. It will be
concerning the welfare of the trade, months, if weather is favorable, I begin i j more furrows on it, (one on each side) necessary, however, for men to follow
new methods of propagating, new laborsaving I to get draws. and set the plants on the ridge, the along behind the plow with potato
devices, making personal DRAWS AND VINES. balance of the ground to be thrown up hoes (pronged hoes) and rake them
acquaintance of others in the trade, For the main crop I prefer vines to to the ridges afterward as the potatoes out of the loose dirt.
exchange and sale surplus stock, ex- "draws" or "sets". Early planted need working. If the manure is very VARIETIES.My .
hibition of new trees, fruits and plants, "draws" will produce a good crop, coarse it may be strewn broadcast and experience with different vari-
are among the many reasons why ev- while the vines may be planted later.I the whole ridge thrown up at once, eties has resulted in favor of the Early
ery person interested in Horticultural therefore, go over my beds and thin which will eflectually cover the ma- Golden, and after having cultivated
pursuits should be present at this meet- out about half of the "draws," and nure. several varieties quite extensively,
ing. These meetings come but once a set them out, leaving enough draws in LAND PREPARED IN ADVANCE.It amongst which are Providence, White
year-not too often to be most profit- the beds as they grew, to make a rank will be found a great saving of West India, and Early Golden, I have
growth of vines. These vines togetherwith labor to have the ground prepared a now dropped all but the Early Gol-
Outline Program,hotel and rail- vines that may soon be cut from little in advance of setting out the den, as I find they pay me better than
road arrangements and other informa- the draws first set out, constitute the "draws" or vines, and if one has. any other variety. I have used both
tion may be obtained by addressingthe basis of the main crop, and if the the plants to use as he wants them, to the Yellow Nansemond and the Jersey
Secretary, D. Wilmot Scott, Galena ground is rich where the seed bed is always wait for a good rain to settle Yellow, but neither of ,them grow
111. made, they can be repeatedly cut, and the beds before the plants are set out. their tubers to a satisfactory size withme
after the other ground is all set out, By setting immediately after rain, and I have discarded them.
Practical Education. (late in the season) this seed bed qr on ground previously prepared, there BANKING.I .
The Kansas Agricultural College beds can be plowed up, and out to will be but very little re-setting to be have kept successfully as high as
Industrialist says: vines also. There is no satistaction to done and no watering. During the five hundred bushels through the
A class nearly fifty strong, of second be got of an expected crop where the past two years I have raised dyer two winter in a single bank by having the
year students, begins work this weekon seed beds are, unless this is done, as thousand bushels and have not watereda bank made long and narrow and
the farm and in the Haul-
nursery.and for they will not do anything if allowedto single plant, but, of course, this can keeping the potatoes well ventilated.I .
ing manure, grinding caring
the stock, pruning and cleaning up remain attached to the potatos only be done by taking advantage of use four feet boards making a
the orchard, furnish occupation to a originally planted. In setting out the weather and to take advantage of "pitch-roof," the boards set up end-
great body of the class. Although avery both "draws" and vines I use a stick it properly the ridges must be thrownup ways and coming together at the top
large proportion of our studentsare notched at the end and the length of in advance, and then wait for a rainon on a ridgepole, which is held in Its
considerable farmers sons number, we notice get their that first a very lessons an ordinary walking cane, place the them. If thrown up after the rain, proper position by stakes driven in
in hauling manure afield at the notched end across the roots, if draws, unless there is another rain follows immediately the ground,.to which it is nailed. Be
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where water will not run in; have the matter of fertilizers, phosphoric acid Guanos should be avoided till the 'say that the practice of borrowing money -

potatoes put up dry, BUll not dug too\ would be the only element we should compost is exhausted and then bought I upon future crops is rapidly declining -

early. November is early enough; purchase. only where its guaranteed constituents and with that decline there is a

keep them dry and as cool as possible, II. CONCENTRATED FERTILIZER. are, known to be adapted to our soils I,more diversified system of cropping
I sand greater independence in the farming -
never closing the ventilating places Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: "
plants. i i \ community. Under the old
Very readers of the DISPATCH system -
unless the thermometer shows many
feel that "All composts should be made un- the farmer was compelled to plant
they are paying far !too much
signs of going below forty Fahrenheit, freight on worthless stuff used as base der shelter and well protected from the cotton, as that was the crop mortgagedto
and have ventilators so arranged that the creditor. The tax farming
for commercial fertilizer, as well as veather. In making compost an upon
rain will not get in where they are paying too much for the small per- abundance of water should be used- I was exorbitant-first by reason of

open, and there will ordinarily be but centage of real plant food contained in in fact cotton seed should be thoroughly no by restrictions reason of compulsory upon usury,trading and second onlyat ,

little loss in keeping them through the them.Will saturated with it, and then subsequent the store of the advancer. These
you please us by publishing -
winter. Two years ago I kept my in the DISPATCH a good for- danger of firefanging is avoided. It I advances often consumed the entire

entire crop this way until April, whenI : mula for a concentrated fertilizer or should remain up at least six weeks cotton crop raised, aDd the farmers
and longer if possible. Layers of ouud themselves at the end of their
commenced shipping, and the last I manure suited to the orange tree, also
for stable manure and cotton seed shouldnot ,}ear as they had entered upon it.
shipments were made in June. one vegetables, and also tell where
and what be more than three or four inches Money has snch facilities for hiding
G. L. TABER. necessary "
thick. itself, and both creditors and debtorsare
dients be obtained
can especially the
--e--- --- apt to be close mouthed, that any
phosphates and potash. Which is the
HOMEMADE FKltTILIZKltS. Keep Your Money at Home.
estimate of the indebtedness
of the
better and
i cheaper corn meal or the
Our peculiar climate is worth from State must be mere work but it
I. MUCK UNDER CATTLE.Editor Charleston Rock ? We can guess ;
get genu- three to four millions of dollars per is large.In .
FLORIDA DISPATCH: ine potash in Michigan at four cents
winter to the State, and the numerous of the State
most portions lands
Please let me know through the made direct from hard wood ashes,
DISPATCH about what the following cost nearly five cents Sanford. How towns seen all over the country are rapidly changing hands,often upon
show the benefit of
it. But
as long as and with
speculation, only partial
fertilizer is worth per barrel : shall we treat and use our bay and payments
we continue to out vast sums for and
Twelve hundred loads of well pound muck. to secure best results? pay contracts at ten per cent.
hay, canned goods and other things and upward for interest on the residue.
drained humus S. BIGELOW.
(vegetable matter
) that we can produce here, our people The rather unlimited
Sanford, Florida.A high, or rates of
mixed with barrels of lime
sixty quick
will continue We
poor. can send interest have brought into Florida
and allowed to stand from two to most excellent formula for a con-
Irish in the
away potatoes spring, for it always will, a class of unscrupulousmoney
twelve months. centrated "complete" fertilizer was which we get from eight to ten dollarsa lenders, who have pressed their

Twenty-five loads per week hauledin published by the Alabama State Agricultural barrel, and buy Northern potatoes in loans upon the imprudent and have
a covered barn where ten cows are .
the fall at three dollars barrel. secured themselves bonds and
Department some time since. ti per by mort
kept and fed one sack of cotton seed
We Northern
We have not the formula at hand but buy cabbages in the gages upon real estate far below the
meal a day, with enough other stuff, ,
fall about head and
at ten cents a more true valuations, and in cases
such as grasses, cabbage leaves, etc., to will obtain and publish it. All! com- than pay for them in the spring with these will be forfeited. The many

keep them fat. At the end of the year plete fertilizers contain nitrogen. phosphoric our cabbages at twenty-five cents each. tions held out of making large tempta-percents
this is chopped out with a grub hoe acid and We the of the market for
potash. The cheapest get cream in the mercantile pursuits have
and ground in a mill to almost a
pow- commercial form in which the fore- strawberries and a host of other arti- induced many to engage in that business -
der and in barrels.It .
cles. We ship vast quantities of lumber" I borrowed until the
costs about fifty cents barrel. going are to be had is cotton seed upon capital,
per to all parts of the world, but the i business is largely overdone and the
Now the question is, is it worth it? meal (nitrogen,) muriate of potash or for absorbsthe
money we pay hay, etc., usual disasters must follow.
Would like to know. G. H. kainite (potash,) and acid phosphate whole. We want to see the ex- Scarcely any money is at a less rate

Crescent City, Florida, May 16. (phosphoric acid.) The above in- change all our own way. Let us can of interest than ten per cent. full as

We should estimate the value of the gredients can be had from dealers in our own oysters, make our own vine- often at twenty-four per cent., and I

above at thirty to forty dollars per Jacksonville, Savannah, or Charleston. gar, our wine, our hay, our corn, and 1 1I think the rate of fifteen per cent. may
everything else that we need. It can be safely named as the rate.
It would be unexcelled fertilizer average
ton. as a The will I
proportions required
be done for individuals have told
us And in conclusion will say, by way of
for garden vegetables, and by vary with different soils and crops and that they have succeeded. Do this estimate, that the entire cotton and

the addition of phosphoric acid and can only be determined by compara- and Florida will be rich, and yon will fruit crop of the State will not more

potash would make a first-class "com- tive experiments. It is best appliedin be rich too before you are aware of it. than pay the debts of the year.Sclentlao .

-Florida Agriculturist. t-.-, .
plete manure. Our soils are generally the form of compost, to which

lacking in humus ; this is suppliedby stable manure and muck (well cured) Right, brother Codrington. Everyman Farming.

the muck which treated above every family, every neighborhood Rev N. Woodworth, of Welaka, is
as can be added with profit.
of the best
recognized as one most ,
is food in available form. every city, town, county,State or
plant readily Charleston rock in the form of scientific farmers in the county. Yesterday -
nation that adheres to the oi f
The most valuable part of animal ex- "floats" is cheaper and more imme- policy we received from him samples

for is in sending no money abroad for what can of oats and wheat his
crement fertilizing, perhaps, diately active than ground bone, rye grown on

liquid and volitile form, and is usual- though the latter may be more "last be produced at home will surely pros- place, that far surpass anything of the
and accumulate wealth. Better kind we have seen Florida. The rye
ly allowed to go to waste. This is ing." And phosphate is the most immediately per
was fully six feet tall, the oats three
taken up and held by the muck. Well available form, and rela pay one dollar to your neighbor for a and a half feet, and the wheat two and

dried muck will absorb and retain tively cheapest.We product than send seventy-five cents a half feet high, all of which had full

eight times its bulk of liquid manure, know of no better method of abroad for the same. Buy of yourmerchants and heavy heads. The grain was

patronise own mechanics on pine land, and only moderately
the of your
preventing slightest escape am- treating muck than is given above by .
manufacturers and producers fertilized, and shows very conclusively
monia. The resultant mixture ,
or com- our correspondent 'G. H. After what could be done in this

bination, is equal in value to pure stable being "sweetened" it can be compostedwith your own ministers, lawyers and doc line if the farmers would devote proper

manure. Nitrogen, phosphoric stable manure or the above in tors, discarding all tramps, pedlars, attention to these crops. The fine samples

acid and potash, are the three impor- gredients. "That compost is the best traveling agents, and itinerants, and sent us caused a great deal of re-
thus secure a thriving communityaround i mark and proved quite a curiosity to
tant elements contained in fertilizers; manure for all crops, is now the verdict
all who them.
other needed elements found in all I you and a home market for saw
are of nearly every one who has usedit. t 1
soils. The of the above your own productions. That's the Southern Farmln .
proportion required There a power in the combina
I "
will vary according to condition tion, a strength in the mixture, a ferment true "American system.. .. Senator Brown points out that the

of soil, crop, etc., and can be determined in the union, which multipliesroots I I Farmers In Florida. South is entering upon a great indus-
trial period. The time is not distant
only by experiment. In the enlarges foliage and increases The New York Herald puplishes re when the South will spin a large part

manure from our domestic animals, fruit. The compost prepared differently ports of the State agents of the Agricultural -of the cotton which her fields produce,

and the organic matter of muck deposits for each class of crops, not Department relating to farm and her mines and mills will supplythe

and green crops, we have an only economises and properly utilizes I ing interests and l among others that o:f iron and steel needed for her rail-

abundant source of nitrogen. Hard 1 the waste products of our farms, but Judge Knapp, of HilLsboro': the agent about roads.mills Busy, mines populations and factories will cluster, and

wood ashes afford an ample supply of' serves to develop the powers of observation for Florida, as follows : the Southern farmers ought to be

potash. With proper economy in the and thought of our farmers.) From the information I have, I will ready to meet the demand for food




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supplies which will be made upon Our friend Harris, of the Ocala Ban- myer Iron Works Co., Cincinnati,

them. Southern feel farmers have no occasion JPublica.tions.I ner, and the orange king at Citrus, forms a sixteen page pamphlet of specific -
to discouraged. Let them
produce what they eat and what their must smile at the idea of instruction and general directions for the culture -

stock eats and they will at once stop The Popular Science Monthly from a Pioneer of twelve years to those of sugar cane and the manufacture

the mortgages from eating up their for June, presents its usual valuable "to the manner born," as old as this of sugar.

farms.-Savannah News.Manure. table of contents as follows : railroad representative Kentucky, -..
/ Alonticello Farmer and Grape Grower,
Evoltion bounded by theology, by while the numberless publishing housesof

W. D. LeSewer; An Economic Studyof Florida appreciate the necessity of published at Charlottesville, Virginia,
Fresh animal excrement is not food Joseph A. Peck, editor and proprietor,
> Mexico, by David A. Wells ; Primitive this "old pioneer" of twelve years hav-
for plants. If diluted with water and one dollar per annum. The May num-
Clocks, (illustrated,) by Fred G. ing to resort to Kentucky for a pub-
poured about their roots it will often ber of this monthly comes with a request ,
I Mather ; The Facts of Organic Evolution lisher for his ads.California. I
for a time do more harm than good.In I for exchange. We welcome it to
Herbert Ethnol-
Spencer ;
fact, very strong urine will usually Fruit Cultureis our table as an ally of Southern indus-
of the Blackfoot Triles by Hora-
kill any plant to which it is applied, ogy the title of a hundred page pam- try from a rich and interesting portion
tio Hale Rafinesque by frof. David I
especially if an annual. Its effect is phlet, containing an official report of of the Old Dominion. !

to rot and burn the roots rather than Stow Jordan; Counting Unconsciously, the fifth annual Convention of the California --- --. .*.--- --4

feed them. When fermented with (illustrated,) by Prof.W. Preyer ; The Fruit Growers, held under the We acknowledge the rec-eipt from S.

\Iillenium\ of Madness\ by Felix S. C. Peck,of the Jacksonville Fur.:. re
other fertilizing matter this acid con- auspices of the State Board of Horti-
Oswold, M.\ D. The Principles of of .kt; descriptiveof
; Company, a J1
dition is changed, and the compost be- culture at Los Angeles, November, pam i
Domestic Fire Place Construction, the Bald- refrigerator, manufactured -
comes intensely'active in stimulating 1885. It is replete with valuable in- I
(illustrated,) by T. P. Teale ; Scratching oy the Baldwin Manufacturing i I
growth. In applying large amountsof formation for semi-tropical fruit grow-
in the Animal Kingdom, by Prof.S. Company, of Burlington, Vermont, a I
stable manure per acre some fermentation ers in essays and discussions of men
Lockwood ; The Poisons in Spoil- large number of which have found a
in horticulture in that j
goes on in the soil before experienced
ing Food, by Julius Stinde ; Eels and market among our citizens.
the roots reach the manure. wonderfully progressive and productive A.
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their Young, Sketch of Geo. Engleman -
$4 State, from which we may here- A Treatise on the Culture of Orange
oats M. D. with Editors Groves In Florida,
and (
Peas. portrait,)
after draw for the benefit of the readers -
Oats and peas are sometimes sown Table, Labor Troubles,Literary Notes, of the DISPATCH. an eight page pamphlet, issued by the

together, but only for food, as neither Popular Miscellany, Notes. Florida Fertilizing Co., E. T. Paine,

grain will sell for other purposes un- The-Florida--.. .Chautauqua.. Salammbo of Flaubert. I President, Jacksonville, contains di- I

less M. French Sheldon.I rections relating to the application of
pure. is claimed that more a monthly paper devoted to the inter- Englished by !
feed be from the London fertilizers and general cultivation.
can grown with this mixture Reprint Sunday
ests of the Florida Chautauqua Assem- j
than by sowing oats or peas alone. bly, the Chautauqua idea and popular Times of March\ 28, 1886. We acknowledge Transactions of the American Horticultural .

The peas shade the ground so as to education. Published at Cincinnati,0. the receipt of an advance Society, ,

check the growth of small weeds, while No. 2, of this sixteen quarto for copy of this translation, published by a pamphlet prospectus of vols. 1,2 &
the stronger stalks of oats push above has been table and Saxon & Co., 18 Tribune Building, 3, of the transactions of this society,
April on our escaped -
them and help to keep the peas from notice at the time. It New York. Price $1.50. American furnished at, $1 per volume, furnishedby I
the ground. This crop thus grown is contains the report of proceedingsandpapers News Company Agents. It is a W. H. Regan, Secretary, Green-
sometimes used for and is : Romance Flaubert castle, Ind. :.
ensililge excellent delivered at the meeting at .De Carthagenian by ->-*-.- ,

for that purpose. Funiak Springs. The fact that this who is styled the "Father of Naturalism The Wilcox & Gibbs Guano Co'*. Pictorial :
4 Annual for IS86,
translated French scholar I
by a
Florida devoted Florida I
Value of Science to Agriculture.It paper, to a .
Savannah and Charleston is hand-
and founder of the Emile Zola
was M. Pasteur who some years enterprise with a1 Florida Executive

ago saved the silk worms of his native Committee, has to be issued in a Northern school of French writers. some representation of the popular
-- ----.-- mode of the
advertising now on
from disease that fast
country a was State and is
city a significant sug- An Exposition of the Errors and Fallacies "
destroying them. The late President boom. ,
that Florida is still to In Rear-Admiral Ammen'g j
gestion benighted .. .
Thiers said that Pasteur's services in ,
to afford facilities for publishing its Pamphlet The Massachusetts Horticultural \4
this matter saved to France more than relating to the Nicaragua Canal and Society I
the immense which that own representative sends list of for
sum country papers. us a special prizes
..... Eads Ship Railway; by E. L. Carth
had to pay to Germany as indemnity Spring flowering bulbs, to be awarded
after the war. M. Pasteur has also :Monteagle Annual. rell, C. E. We have received a copy \

been warmly thanked by the sheep We are in receipt of a copy of the of this pamphlet which constitutes a in March, 1887. ,II I I

breeders of France for his successful Monteagle Annual; with the compli- portion of the heated controversy at ----
Southern Progress.
efforts some years ago in staying an ments of AVm. H. Morrow, with a request Washington concerning to the relative I
epidemic which was rapidly destroyingtheir Since 1880 the South has added 10- 1
to examine and notice. From merits of the contemplated thoroughfares .
flocks. 400 miles to its railroads, and the investments -
-.- -_ the general tenor of the Annual we across the Isthmus. However
in Southern railroads now
Hedge Fence. discover that it is an advertising pam- interesting to the parties engaged,
amount to $571,000,000-the actual
A few years ago setting hedge fences phlet of an elevated summer resort possesses little interest to the readersof I
cost of railroads and equipments in the
mania in of somewhere in the highlands of Tennes- the DISPATCH.
was a popular many parts
South, compiled from Poor's Railroad !Ii
the West. There is less of this now, see-a sort of semireligiousliteraryprojected 4
I Manual, being over 1250000000.
Southern Fruits and for
and old would be school or "assembly "Chau-
many hedges gladly ,
Northern Markets The cotton mills of the South since
gotten rid of it did not involve so tauqua," "institute" or retreat. It is is the title of a hand-book issued by 1879 have increased from 180 to 358.

much labor. The hedge fence kills indefinite as to immediate location and P. M. Kiely & Co., of St. Louis, a The looms have increased from 15,222 ,

out in spots during severe winters, its character, but assumes that everybody copy of which is sent us with the com- to 27,004. '

roots fill the ground for some distanceon knows where and what "Monteagle" pliments of the house. It contains directions The cotton seed oil mills in the

each side, and it requires too much is, as the boy did when asked who was for preparation and shipment South numbered forty in 1880, with a

labor it in condition. his father. "Why, don't know?
to keep good you of Southern products for Northern of S3,50-J.,500-now
capital they num-
Turning Green Crops. I know just-as easy.--.,.. markets, elicited by enquiries of pro- ber 146, with a capital of $10,792,450.

The best time for plowing under Twelve Year ID Florida, ducers and is sent free on receipt of But these, unfortunately, deprive cot

green crops is when they decay very By a pioneer of 1874, by L. R. Tuttle, two cents for postage.The .. ton lands of valuable fertilizers, and

rapidly. The usual method is to at- is the title of a thirty-two page hand- Sugar Hand Book, impoverish such lands.

tach a very heavy chain to the beamof book, neatly gotten up at Louisville, a treatise on Chinese and American The South is now producing $300-

the plow, turning over the green Kentucky, evidently as an advertisement sugar canes and treatment of cane 700,000 more agricultural, manufac-

material, leaving the field undisturbeduntil i of the Marion\ County, Florida, juice and the apparatus for making turing and mining products than in

for a regular crop. I Land and Improvement Company. I syrup and sugar, issued by the Bly- 1880.

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acre. If there are 20,000 to the acre As I have said, the common prac- 'lived where bees were plenty, I should

\ Vegetable a.Fden. and the average only one pint per tice in this State_ is to set the plants try Crescent and Manchester.I .

plant, that is 10,000 quarts. much closer than is usual at the North, am testing a new variety, the In-
STRAWBERRY CULTURE. The owners of a line of refrigerators often from 20,000 to 25,000 per acre.I diana, which promises well. The fruitis

Editor tTxxmiDA DISPATCH: reported as the result of the bus- am not sure that it is a wise policy.At beautiful, very regular,of good color,

The season just,closing has not been iness of 1885 that the average net return the North the plants are generally excellent quality, and seems to be firm.

favorable to strawberry growers._ to the growers was something over set about one by three feet, giving i If the plants prove to be productiveand

Owing to cold weather all through the twenty cents per quart, I have forgotten something over 14,500 per acre. If vigorous enough to stand our hot

winter, the fruit did not begin to ripen the exact figures. 10,000 quartsof the soil is very rich two rows might be summers, it will be a very desirable

until nearly the usual time for stopping strawberries at twenty cents per set one foot apart, and then a space variety, either for market or home use.

I all shipments of strawberries to quart, would be $2,000. Some will left three feet wide. This would give W. C. STEELE.
the North. This made short
a very say that it is not possible to realize over 20,000 per acre, and yet give Switzerland, Florida.. ..

season, and the profits must necessarilybe that amount from a crop of berries. each row a wide space, on one side of SMITH'S oSIR. GARDEN.A .
much less than usual still from
; The number of quarts per acre that I which to spread out, and at the same few days since we had the pleasure -
with various that
people have estimated is much less than has time these wide spaces would allow of visiting the garden of Mr. M.

--___ I meet, I judge that the acreage in been grown at the North. A few plenty of room in which to walk when Smith, at Daytona. It was a sight to
&wberries will be largely increased
in Wisconsin 111 bushels of picking.
for next"bc.- years ago delight the eye. At a time when gar-
Qt. Wilson strawberries from There is some difference of opinionas
From observation were picked dens generally were parched by the
i!! own and one-fourth of an acre. Since the to the best soil, low hammock or prevailing drought, here we had all
neighbors' plants and b'eni ,.
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introduced of flatwoods lands, if well drained, will
season, I have learned several things.' Crescent was yields the vegetables of the season growingas
from" 17,000 produce the largest berries, and the
quarts acre
One is that at least for this neighborhood per luxuriantly as in the market gar-
varieties have been reported. If one-fourth fan largest number of them. The plants dens of our large cities under the
pistillate are a
acre will yield 111 bushels, there is I will also not be so likely to burn out most of the extensive
failure. At the North, pistillate vari perfect working
no reason why an acre should not in summer. On the other hand, on there. Green
eties the system now practiced
are productive providedthat
144 bushels. If will high pine land they will much
fifth or sixth row is set yield you apply ripen peas were a little "by," but the Amer-
with some every perfect flowered kind that fertilizer and labor at the same rate, earlier, and therefore bring a higher ican Wonder and a late variety whose

there is no reason why a large patch price and be more profitable.A had what
will furnish plenty of pollen. But name escaped us yielded
should not yield as well as a smallone. few words as to varieties. The would be considered
a large crop on
1 here, with only three or four rows of a
Suppose that it takes $100 Charles Downing is a larger and bet- truck farm. The is
pistillate variety and perfect flowered any green pea
kinds on each side only six feet away, worth of fertilizer and $200 worth of ter flavored, berry than the Wilson, one of the most difficult vegetables to

there 'are too imperfect berries. labor per acre to produce the crop I and.I find that it thrives here, and grow successfully here, and as a rule
This is probably owing to there beingno have estimated, it would still be a bears well. The berries are a little they do better the further north theyare

profitable investment. There wouldbe softer than those of the Wilson, but if Mr. Smith has no troublein
: bees to carry the pollen from one
blossom to another. A combinationof some risk of losing the crop by it they can be put into a refrigeratorat raising sweet corn, which many

the bee business with fruit growing frost or drouth, but no more than I if once in your own settlement, they assert cannot be successfully grown

would be an improvement. 1 he day the same fertilizer and labor ha 1 been'.'l will carry well and.bring".good prices. here. He plants. the same distance
spread over two or three acres. Plants One large, of acquaintance anda
will come when bees will be consid- grower my apart as at the North, about two
ered growing thriftily on fertile soil do not recommends the Ironclad as very val- half feet each way, three stalks: to
as necessary to success in raising
strawberries suffer from drouth so readily as those uable, being much earlier than the the hill, and his corn was as luxuriantas
as a plow or hoe.
land. Strong plants with Wilson. I had heard several times
I on poor we ever saw it in Illinois, the ears
Another thing have learned is thatto
abundance of foliage will before this that the Wilson
protect manyof season, now nearly matured were well filled.
be in
stingy the use of fertilizers is
f their own blossoms from damage bya and the Newnan were very much alike.I He prefers the larger sorts, and does ,
to "save at the spigot and let it run
the A frost that would destroy the entire have Newnan plants from a dealerin not find it more difficult to grow the i
out at bunghole. gardener in
where the fruit stalks stand out this State and also from
Illinois when crop a nurseryin genuine sugar corn here than in New \
writing some ,
years ago
clear of the leaves. New Jersey. I have Florida Wil England.We ':
about the cultivation of asparagus,
said that "the profit comes from the "My preference among fertilizers sons from a dealer in Jacksonville, pass by the beets, lettuce, ear-

manure you apply after most people would be for well rotted stable ma- and several of my neighbors have Wil rots, strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, \
This be the sons from plants that were in this set- beans both and cucumbers
think that you have put on enough." nure. might spread over snap pole, 4
This applies to strawberries in Florida.I land two inches deep and plowed under tlement before I came to Florida. Ifa and other vegetables, all growing lux- i

have been of the opinion that straw- and then a little commercial fertilizer quart of berries were picked from uriantly, and we pause to note the (

berries could not be made to yield as of some good brand applied in each patch and mixed, and then Irish potatoes and other crops which f

many berries per plant here as is usualat the rows just before setting the plants. spread out on a table, I defy any man many fail to grow successfully here,

the North, but I find that it is a Where stable manure cannot be hadI living to sort them out and say whichare and which at best as compared with

mistake. I have seen a straw- would use, if possible, at the rate of Wilsons and which Newnans.I potato growing counties, return but

berry bed in which the plants averageas one ton of bone meal,one ton of cotton have also Wilson plants received "small potatoes and few to the hill."

large as at the North, and what is seed meal, and two hundred pounds of from two different nurseries at the Mr. Smith, dug a few, turning out

potash per acre. These should be well North. The fruit from these two lots finely developed tubers of extraordinarily -
more important, they were full of
fruit. I counted the berries on sev- mixed three or four weeks before applying is exactly alike, and is just such as I large size, five hills completely

eral plants and they ranged from sixtyto to the soil, and thoroughly grew for Wilson for over a dozen filling a peck measure. They were

eighty per plant, and in each case harrowed in at least two weeks before years before I came South. But it is planted two feet apart each way, or in

there were three and often four large setting the plants ; then a small quan- entirely distinct from the berries of other words the patch-which was t

stalks of buds and blossoms that had tity, say from five hundred to one the Newnan or the Southern Wilson. large and we had selected but average

not:yet set fruit. From the size of thousand pounds, of some fertilizer The fruit of the true Wilson is not so hills-yielded at the rate of four hun-

the berries ripening upon the plantsat that acts very quickly, scattered long, is more sharply conical, without dred and eighty bushels to the acre! i

different times that I visited the around the plants and hoed in about a any neck, has a much smaller calyx, Think of it, four hundred and eighty

bed, I am sure that many of them will week after they are set out, would and is rather darker in color. bushels of Irish potatoes to the acre! l

yield a quart or more of berries per hasten their development. If the Frtfm my present experience, I When Mr. Smith stated that he could

plant. Strawberry plants are usually plants are set in September on land should plant for market the Newnan, easily make an ample living for him- ,

set somewhat closer together in Florida enriched as I have described, there the Northern Wilson and the Charles self and family from his single acre t

than at the North, where the rule is would usually be plenty of ripe fruit Downing. I should also experimentwith plot in Daytona, we could readily be- !

one by three feet, or 14,520 to the by Christmas. Ironclad and a few others. If I lieve him. The soil was a rich I





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hammock loam with marl and clay''satisfactory, than to squander their T quantity, rapid succession of crops man potatoes commenced. One New

subsoil, being low, with natural sub- strength in supplying business to and quality of product, exceeding the York merchant remarks that his con-

irrigation, Mr. Smith answered us that soulless carrying companies, which most extravagant accounts from the signments the first year averaged four
hundred sacks of two bushels to the
there was no necromancy in the secret offer us thousands in return. tructgardens of our Northern cities. sack. He has 'been importing them

of his success, he had gardened before Shorten your tonnage and you By this simple arrangement the gardener steadily ever since, aid' by last week's

coming to Florida and simply gave his spare your own and your mules is entirely independent of nat- steamer he received lr' lve hundred

"truck" the same generous treatmentin strength and touch the delinquent ural rainfall, and can largely control sacks. German potatoes xre smaller
than the American but
the matters of fertilization and cul- railroads in vulnerable points and the effects of severe cold spells, as the anv highly
prized because of their mealy <} lity.
ture,that are required to produce similar learn what it is to defy common car warm water from beneath keeps the It costs about the same to bring ack

result elsewhere ; in fact he said riers whose mismanagement is no inconsiderable soil from chilling or freezing. Surface of potatoes from Great Britain ,

that he was not able to fertilize as item in the ills to which irrigation, except by hose, is im- hold of a steamer as to bring it from\.

highly as he had been in the hab't of Florida is unjustly and shamelessly praclicaole here, owing to the porous Albany to New York by rail. Pota-
toes are cheap abroad. In Scot-
before here for the of soil and waterto very
doing coming subjected. nature our applying land a peck of potatoes, weighing }
, simple reason that he could not get Micanopy, May 20,183(5.() the surface in hot, dry weather is about fourteen pounds, sells for five \

the fertilizer, but that he got better ---- ---.- comparatively ineffectual. cents, or fifty cents per barrel.

results here with less fertilizer. He SUH-IRKIGATION. ------ With cheap ocean freights anda
The Garden. duty of only fifteen cents a
uses stable manure,increasing its bulk ANew Method Our Gardens.
Watering This should be made, as it can be, bushel, the New York and Bos-
by placing forest leaves under the At a time when our gardeners are one of the most profitable portions of ton markets are thrown open to for-
stock to absorb the liquid and volatile complaining bitterly of the dry the farm. Not that it will return dol- eign growers. Again, thousands and

portions and to become incorporatedwith weather during a drought which lars and cents for its products, but if thousands of barrels of potatoes come
properly planted and carefully attended season from Nova Scotia and
the thus evary
manure, obtaining
makes it that
quite apparent irrigationmust it will return amount of
to, a large Prince Edward's Island,, competing
twenty loads from one horse. What be resorted to if we are to get food for the family. The garden of to- largely with the American product..

Mr. Smith has done any man can do. the best results from our gardens, a day is considered) wholly incompleteunless -- -- -.-.-----
There are thousands of acres of undeveloped new method of sub-irrigation is it contains besides a full varietyof Drought.

: land in the State as rich, wrought to notice which has the meritof vegetables varieties, a of fair the supply small of fruits the that different The gardeners in the St. John's riv-

and land not naturally as fertile can being effective and inexpensive and for want of
are usually found in general cultiva- er country are suffering
be enriched by fertilization. Arte- promises to revolutionize the market tion. From the time that the earliestof rain. A correspondent says : "This

sian wells, and wind and steam power, gardening of the State. For the following vegetables can be produced in the dreadful weather, and our vegetablesare

places irrigation within the reach of description we are indebted to spring until the advent of frost in the drying up. Irrigation is the only
fall the farmer's family can be largely
all. Mr. Clark Marsh, of Daytona, whomwe supported, from the garden, a boon way out for us." We usually have a

The other conditions of succes depends understand originated the new that hundreds of those who dwell with- .dry spell" in April or May, when.

upon the gardener, and are the adaptation, at least as far as this State is in city limits would delight in. A truck in the Spring garden is maturing -

same here as elsewhere, while the concerned. The_'first ,requisite is a good garden implies some labor and and just at an age to be seriously

value of his product is worth twice as 'head of water, which can be obtainedby attention. Very many times there ap injured by lack of water. At this time
to be but a step from the most
much as it would be grown farther : wind, steam or rhm power, or from pears gratifying success to the most mortifying the loss is keenly felt by the gardeners -

north., 4 .-*' owing t40 to, earlier maturity. flowing wells. The latter "can, be sunk, 'i failure. With all other conditions as the necessary work to mature
Growing,truck fbr northern markets at comparatively light cost in most favorable, proper attention will secure the crop is nearly finished, while ear-

promises to become, in the near future, sections of the State and are the most desired results, but with the best of at lier in the season less has been expended -
of the leading industries of the tention, if some condition) is unfavorable -
one satisfactory source for water supply.The on the garden and loss can be retrieved -
loss of labor must follow.
State. next step is to lay off the garden; One important matter to be attended by replanting.The .
.4 then down the centre of each bed for to is the selection of seeds. More subject of irrigation for Spring

BETTER TRANSPORTATION. small vegetables, or down each row than one farmer has experienced to gardens is an important one. We
for those requiring wider space, a nar- his regret the truth of this. It is now should like to hear from those who
A Correspondent Takes the Transportation that much atten-
Lines to Task. row trench is dug eighteen inches getting so have tried the various methods of irri-
tion is paid to the pedigree of seeds as
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH deep. The bottom of the trench is to animals. It is very proper that this gation, as to best and least expensive

Can the management of the Savan- covered with a coating of cement, should be so, for is believed that the methods of accomplishing this object.

nah, Florida and Western Railroad making a trough three inches deep in same general rule holds good in the -.-

inform us how it is that perishable bottom of trench; this is then filled vegetable kingdom as in the animal. Strawberry and Vegetable Crop.
The best results must follow from the
We learn that the busi-
freights are from five to seven and with shells, charcoal, broken bricks,
from the best
seed specimensof
from to New substance which will allow ness around Gainesville is much greater -
eight days Micanopy .or any the varieties to be used. But so
York, when more titan three fourths of water to percolate; this is covered with long as there are plenty of honest, con than many people suppose. Duringthe
the distance is covered by steamships straw, leaves or something similar to scientious seed growerd and seed deal- past two months Mr. Dicker has

in sixty hours Why not make the keep the earth from filling the inter ers, who desire to serve their patrons shipped from Gainesville and Ham-
there should be no troublein mock Ridge one hundred and thirty
land transit Savannah in stices of the and the remain-
to twenty trough, securing good seed. Even if the thousand quarts of berries. The aver-
hours including stoppages ? ing fifteen inches are filled with earth.A price is a little more it is money savedto age net returns to the growers has been
If this can be done it is possible to small stream of water is then introduced pay the higher price for a good ar- between twenty and twenty-five cents

make truck growing in this part of into the upper end of the ticle than to pay a less price for an ar- per quart, making about thirty thousand
ticle that turns out to be worthless.No dollars sent into our vicinity by
Florida and add trench this the
reasonably profitable percolates through en-
house while several other houses
doubt the seed business is like all one ,
materially to the tonage of the roads, tire length of the trench, and throughthe other kinds of business, in having some had agents here, who have probably
provided always that instead of mule- soil above and on either side. Mr. dishonest and unreliable dealers ; but shipped as many berries as did Mr.

feed cars, the shipments be made in Marsh finds nine feet the most advantageous the safe course is to let all such severely Dicker. It is safe to calculate that at

cars suitable for the safe transit of distance apart for the trenches.A alone.-N. E. Farmer. least fifty thousand dollars were put in
.. circulation in this neighborhood by the
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perishable human food. stream the size of a clay pipe stem Potatoes.
Imported sale of the strawberry crop which has
Till then vegetable growers will be will saturate this width for a lengthof No doubt potatoes would be sellingat just been harvested. The shipment of

wise if the confine their products to thirty or more feet. The trenching much higher prices this spring were .cucumbers is just beginning, althoughrain
one-tenth the usual amounts and turn complete costs about seven dollars per it not for the imported articles. Large is greatly needed. Tomatoes will
quantities are now imported from Scot- be ready for shipment in a week or ten
their attention to the production of hundred feet. By this method each
land, England and Germany. One days. As a whole, the vegetable busi-
forage for their animals, and fruits of root is supplied by water from a per- steamer on a voyage last winter ness in Alachua county is a payingone

such varieties as may be made a. petual fountain. The amount of stuff brought over twenty-two thousand ,and one that is destined to expand

yearly return, as well as chickens, this gentleman and others have raisedin sacks of potatoes from abroad. Only to increased proportions every ye .-

eggs, etc., which is far safer and more this way is almost beyond belief, in four years ago the importation of Ger- Gainesville News.AUTll .




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RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION. ernment mule. Individually I have fertilizer that promises to supply a de- I f

'he JIlorida 'isa/ell. The State and National Legislaturesafter resolved to consign their communications ficiency which characterizes most of

-- --- providing the greatest encouragement to the waste basket, rather than our commercial fertilizers, in that it
JACKSONVILLE FLA. MAY 31, 1886.A. I do injustice to local advertis.
for the vestment of and any my adds the soil well
foreign strength to as as a
H. MANVILLE, Editor.: ing patrons by accepting their propo-
J home capital in railroads and improvements sitions for space in consideration of stimulant to the plant. It is a cal-

silk.Joseplr'Newman are now continually seekingto paltry remuneration." cined humus made of decomposed veg-

of San Francisco, abridge the rights conferred and The following practical rules were etable matter, and subjected to heat

is at)(
at.An from Congress of $25,000 to begin the legitimate operation of the laws of 1. Each paper represented in this deleterious acids and render it imme-

the establishment of three. sericul- trade and commerce which under a Association shall adhere to its regular diately available as nature's food to

,/tural schools in California. free goverment may be safely left published rates for commercial adver- plant life. In so far as our producerscan
be supplied with fertilizers
unrestrained.One manu-
California' Nut Crop. 2. Each paper shall accept and pub-
of the latest of this factured here from our own material,
phases un- lish advertisement
The is no legal except
following a comparative
they should do so, and thus save the
friendly legislation is now interesting the rates fixed by law.
summary, in pounds, for the past three money now sent abroad to enrich
years: Congress and a law is sought to fix an 3. No rebate or discount shall be others, and at the same time add to

1885. 1884. 1883. iron tariff per mile for transportationwithout given to any officer, lawyer, or other the wealth and prosperity of our own

Walnuts..................1,250,000 750,000 500,000 party furnishing' legal advertisementsfor State.
Peanuts................... 518,000 750,000 regard to long or short the same. .
Almonds................1,050,000( 250,000 700,000) "
"hauls. Now, any man of ordinary 4. No advertisement, electrotypedor Don't Burn the Leaves.

Remedy for Dull Times. comprehension knows that the shorterthe otherwise, will be accepted from Every year millions of oak leaves

Work! Work the harder. Plan haul for freight, the greater the foreign advertising agencies at less are raked up and burned on our streetsto

more wisely. Study more carefully. proportionate expense. The cost of than regular rates. get them out of the way. If our
5. Petitions for license shall not be
Industry and application will relieve handling is as great for a ten mile in this Associ- gardeners and truck farmers instead
accepted by any paper would spread them on their gardensand
the worst cases of agricultural distress, haul as for a thousand. Any fixed ation which has not first been
patches they would find their
and where resources are so varied,and rate, therefore, for a long haul wouldhe offered for publication at legal ratesto lands in a few years rich in humus-

propitious as in this portionof for short. the paper nearest the locality in the
seasons so entirely inadequate a great need of our porous Roil.
which such business is be conducted.
the country, there is no necessity of For instance, to handle a ton of freightat to Don't burn the leaves but enrich your
6. The of this Association
lands with them.-Bainbridget ((6a. )
distress. the termini of road the ,
any great shall keep a black-list record Democrat.No .
-' The Millenium. facilities are such that it can be doneat upon which shall be entered the names
The reform which shall make free half what it would cost at way sta- of all parties refusing to pay subscrip- never burn the leaves nor any-
tions and due and of thing that will rapidly decay and become
the highways of commerce can only be tions where the business was limited legally justly ,
fully secured after a long and earnest advertisers, at home or abroad, who absorbed by the land. Our
and to the maintainanceof
struggle, which shall drive the railway inadequate refuse to pay for such advertisementsas lands have so long been subjected to

power from the control of legislation, enlarged facilities. Again, when may have been published for them. the annual and semi-annual devasta-
bhall raise the executive above all once on board it costs no more to the .
tions of fire that
they require humusin
temptation to court the support of terminus three hundred miles distant, Pablo Beach.

corporate wealth, and shall put the than to the way station ten miles, it. Among the Editorials; of the Florida large allowance to restore them.
judiciary beyond the suspicion of bias Medical and Surgical Journal for All the waste of the city and all the
is self evident therefore that
in its favor.Exchange.And pres- May ndtice the street offal should be carefully secured
cribed rate would compell the we following relatingto
then the promised millenium way the newly opened and popular sea- and converted in the gardens, and all
business to be done at an absolute loss,
will have come!-ED. DISPATCH. side resort of Pablo Beach : the leaves, brush, weeds, grass and refuse -
or the through rate would be so high
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It is with that of the farm should be carefully
FLORIDA RAILROAD. great we are
: as to be prohibitory. In either case it
saved and thus do
able to offer to the world, upon the away with the necessity -
Letter from D. L. Yulee to lion. John A. would ruin the companies and defeat shores of our great peninsula, the of buying fertilizers.

Henderson. all the interests of interstate and mate- grandest summer resort on the Atlantic .

We are in receipt of a pamphlet of ; rial commerce. coast. It has been the custom of Cucumbers.

fifty pages entitled as above. As a Not to discuss this great question at our people to migrate Northward in Cucumbers are promising. To the

matter of history in connection with the summer, forgetful or ignorant of square inch there is more double
length, we remark that this move
upon the fact the Southern sea coast is in jointed misery in a cucumber than in
the legislation and improvement of capital invested either in railroads, general far more pleasant and healthy any other member of the vegetable

Florida, it is a valuable and interest- steamships or manufacturies, must than the largely attended Northern kingdom.Lake City Reporter.If .

ing review. It, however, is but a part soon cease, or capital will cease investment watering places. It is remarkablehow there is so much "misery" in the

of the history of the inception and in public enterprises depend- rapidly children improve upon cucumber,why are so many consumed ?

progress of our works of internal improvements ing upon the faith of the govermentfor our Florida Beach. We have seen For one, our individual experiencehas
some of the most remarkable instances -
which have absorbed our protection in guaranteed rights. of complete restoration to healthin all through our life from boyhood,

vast State fund of fifteen million acres cases beyond the reach of medica- demonstrated that the cucumber,young

of land, and induced waste and contro- Volusla Editors In Council. tion, and we feel no hesitation in say- and tender, fresh and crisp, with salt,

versy which now involves largely, At a meeting of the Press Associ- ing that there is a virtue in Florida pepper and vinegar, is one of the best

State and individual interests. ation of Volusia county, at DeLand, summer sea air not possessed by that promoters of billiusnees and proraot- ,
other American
This letter is induced by the pend- on the 3d, the president, J. W. Count, balsamic upon any odors churned into coast.nascent The ot8 of digestion and health. It helps

ing legislation in Congress forfeiting of the Enterprise Herald, in his address activity by the oscillating currents be- away with the accumulation of rich, t

land grants, and whatever may be said gave the following very sensible tween Gulf and Ocean are the very greasy food and the coarse cookingof

of present men and measures, it revives allusion to a prevailing popular nui- breath of life itself, and we are glad to ignorant servants that is so often

the history of the active life of the sance-advertising agencies: be able to announce that enterprising found among ourSouthern households.

ablest man who has ever represented "One of the greatest nuisances to gentlemen have taken the matter in ... .
hand and are prepared to offer the Women as Gardeners in California.
Florida in the National councils and an editor or publisher is the average people of the South well the
as as
Advertising Agents of this countrythe The San Diego Sun says : Two
who has made more effective, North the most
perma- superb summer water-
middlemen who stand between the ladies are now making a handsome in-
nent marks of in the State ing place on the Atlantic coastfreefrom
progress publisher and advertiser and appro- come from the growing of vegetables.
than any other man. priate the largest proportion of the mosquitoes, convenient to our They cultivate a small ranch a few

cash in the shape of commissions and great metropolis, and commanding an miles from the city, and when they
The first Bessemer steel madein ocean front rivalled only by the pearl
ever do the least work. The propositionsfor I bring a wagon load the purchaser can
stranded island of famed
the South was made on the nine- space that I receive from many of .-.-. Ceylon. always rely on getting the nicest and

teenth at Chattanooga, Tennessee, of these journalistic leeches indicates the Patronize Hume Industry. freshest of vegetables. The white
possession on their part of an amountof people at Pomona are cultivating
North Carolina We
pig iron from ores. are glad to notice our energetic
"cheek" that would prove a formid- large vegetable gardens to fill the
The experimental test of two tons fellow-citizen, W. W. Hicks, of Fort
able rival for the reputation for the supplies usually furnished by the

showed. an excellent steel. same now held by the proverbial gov- Mason. has brought out a homemade Chinese.




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Indian Tea. grees is reached the bell is made to i SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.Fertilize '-
gublisl1 jfleparfmtllf 'J
Indian tea and Ceylon tea have for ring continuously, when all hands turn "'"

been China with Upland Cotton Seed,
some years running teas
out and kindle fires with previously
very close in the race for popularity. KATES OF ADVERTISING. at S10 per ton. For sale by MAYS & J

and have attained a very high positionfor prepared material throughout the ..-Payable in advance, unless otherwise con- PARTRIDGE, Monticello, Florida. .
tracted. -------.--- --- 1
themselves in the English market vineyard, the smoke of which protectsthe
; vines. SPACE.]1 WEEK: 1 MO. 3 MO. 6 MO. 1 YEAR Write or telegraph Byron E. Oak, F:
but it is hear of
something new to '
South African 1 sqr_: $ 200: 8600' $1200 S1600'' $2200 the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail- .!
teas"entering the lists"of 2 3 50 10 50 2100: 28 00 l 38 00coL ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.I I
dealers in this article. The culti- 600 1800 :36: 00 48 00; 6l 00
r a It 800 24 00 48 00 6l 00 I 85 00 A full line of Wooden and Metallic 2 j
vation on an experimental scale has )VISJtI e s. 1200 36 00 72 00 96 00 128 00 Cases and Caskets always on hand. I
been carried on for some time in U 00 42 00 84 00 112 00 150 00 w
1" 18 00 54 00 108 00 14400 192 00 All orders promptly attended to, 25 "
Natal with such that of
success one
Laura St. Jacksonville Fla. ;
the planters is sending a "sample" ofa Fruit and Vegetable Market. Subscription $2.OO per annum,in advance. -
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ton of his produce to the forthcoming FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE, > 8PJZUIAL CLUB EM 7I S. Testifies With PleaMtire. ,

Colonial and Indian Exhibition.In JACKSONVILLE, Fla, May 2i, 1886./
We have arranged with the publishers and It is with pleasure I testify to the
the extension of I QUOTATIONS: will club THE DISPATCH with
fact rapid tea- any paperor '
II I Florida Irish Potatoe prime, bbl 3 50@4 00 periodical published in the United Statesor merits of Hughes' Tonic as a remedy .
planting in that Colony has attractedthe culls, l 00@2 50 Great Britain. Prices on application. for chills and fever. I recommend it

attention of Ceylon planters, sev- I Cucumbers, prime, per crt.. 50@2 50 Remittances should be sent by Check, I
whenever occasion and in
culls u. 5U100 an presents,
eral whom . . .. Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Letter
of have paid a visit thereto Tomatoes. ..2 50@4 00 ,addressed to have I known it to fail
EggPlants: .. 200@300 no case ,
judge for themselves of the pros- C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, in the obstinate. J.
Cabbage, Be ns, Beets and Squash are not most (Signed.)
pects of the industry; and new enterprises wanted. Market now glutted with Norfolk TAmrAn.vTT., ... ""1... H. Marks, of Hudson & Marks, Cam-
Cabbage. Florida Cucumbers are still com-
are being started in (Different : ing in very irregular, and generally reach den, Arkansas. Prepare 1 by R. A.

directions. Only the other day a destination in poor order. Egg Plants are To Subscribers.See Robinson & Co. whosesale
share in "tea in Natal wanted, but very few arriving. Tomatoes printed slip on your paper (or wrapper
a garden" was
must arrive in prime order or they will not Louisville, Kentucky. Sold at retail
and if incorrect report same to us at once
command above.
advertised in the London as figures quoted
papers A. M. IVES, Note date of the expiration of your subscription by H. Robinson & Co., Jacksonville.
being for sale, and altogether the Gen. Manager. ..
and if in arrears please remit. --- --
energetic Colonists do not intend to ---..- Scott's Emulsion of Pare Cod Liver Oil,

I hide their light under a bushel. The FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE l Special to New Subscribers. with Hypophogphltes,
261 BROADWAY NEW YORK, May 27, 1886./ From and after this date, sub .
example of Natal will probably be every new In Consumption Wasting Pi fewe"
QUOTATIONS. scriber to the DISPATCH, will receive on
application Dr. C.V..
followed in other of South Barringer. Pittsburg,
parts Floi ida Irish Potatoes, per bbl 3 00i& 00 a colored map of Florid free. Scale
Africa; but a still better field for the 44'. Cucumbers.' culls prime, per.,crt 50@3 00 eighteen miles to th inch. Pa., says : "I think your Emulsion of

industry exists in New Zealand, while .' Tomatoes .,. 1 40l00 50@3 50 -4.. Cod Liver Oil is a. very fine prepara-

there are, no doubt, several districts in Cabbage, per barrel 75@1 00 An Unprecedented Offer. tion, and fills a long felt want. It is

J. D. HASHAGEN, To one sending a yearly useful in and wasting
any subscriptionto consumption -
Australia where as good tea could be Eastern Agent. very
the DISPATCH, at full rates,82: we will send diseases."

grown as was ever produced in China. FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, \ the New York Weekly World free for six ....
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The Australians have a strong objection BOSTON. Mass., May 21,18S6./ months.
to John Chinaman himself but 1<"18.. Potatoes, prime. .pel bbl 3 00@4 00 -. 4I1UPORTANT-
I Cabbage. .. .. . .per bbl 100 NOTICE. Extra copies FLORIDA DISPATCH
there can be no sort of reason why
O. G. PEARSON, Subscribers in 4. No. for 13 1885.
they should hesitate to acclimatise, if Agent. arrears for subscription (Vol. 28)) July ,

to the first of 1886 Address FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville -
possible, one of the chief vegetable up January, ,
PHILADELPHIA, May 19,188{!. Fla.CowI'eas.
products of the Celestial Land. Baron received a notice of their indebtednessa _
Reported especially for us by EVANS BROS.. > .-4
Ferdinand von Muller advocates the Produce Commission Merchants,No.. North short time since. Please do all you Cow-Peas, Cow-Peas.
cultivation of the shrub in Victoria Water Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Price Cur-
rent subject to market fluctuations. can to assist us in meeting our de Now is the time to plant in your
where introduced him and
plants by Strawberries: steady New Potatoes more I have just received
have been plentiful. mands. C. W. DACOSTA, groves.
experimentally grown "
known seeds. And if in Fla.Tomatoes, extra. ....per crate 3 00@! 00 Publisher. 300 bushels "Clays.
to produce .. fair. . .. ** 200@25O 300 bushels "Whippoorwilk":
Victoria, why not in Tasmania and Cabbage.. .. . ..... .per bbl''' 90@1 25 -H H- ":
Squash.. .,. ..per crate 75I 25 The Place to Send Your Girls. 200 bushels "Red Rippers.
New South Wales?-Colonies and Round Beans.. .... . 75@1 (00() 100 bushels "Blacks."
India. [It is useless to anticipate Flat .. .... 50@ 75 It is with pleasure that we call at-
Wax .. . 9j@l 50 100 bushels "White Crowders."
profitable tea culture in countries Cues. .. . 00@3 00 tention to that most excellent institution -
44 New'Potatoes, prime. bbl 50@5 00 Send:; for prices,
where labor does abound.- .per
cheap not
medium 3 OOra of learning, The Wesleyan Fe- WILLIAM A. BOURS,

Ceylon Tropical Agriculturist.. culls. I 5O@200 male Institute, of Staunton, Va. The 20 West Bay Street,

Ceylon Tea. commencement exercises will occur, Jacksonville, Fla.

The tea movement in Ceylon continues ) eteoroIoic&I1Jo (D. V.,) as follows : .

to make wonderful strides, and Friday, June 4th, 8 p. m.-Final '

there is now computed to be under cultivation Celebration of the Lee and Jackson

in that island a sufficient area -- I. Literary Society.
to supply fifty millions of pounds in ;; .J3qlu3M escj u O 3 O aooooooo S> d Q) < Saturday,June 5th.-Art Receptionat

the year. Seeing that the present out- : co enoo fca 911118 a2waAV I wwv;; E3E3D:: a3. Institute from 11 a. m., to 9 p. m.

put of India is hardly more than z a -- p Sunday, June 6th.BaccalaureateSermon

seventy millions, it is clear that the oM s4> .XllplmnH CNOc &ao at 11 a.m., by Rev. Dr. W. E.

competition is likely to be formidable.The too- foe Evans, of Richmond, Va. ; ; ; ; ;

present advantages which Ceylon aJ Sunday, June 6th.-Sermon before
cd; woi I I-r .O"'QctOtOaJ 3a
possesses are not few. Coffee having .. = < 'tS _'S2POIGA___ Young Ladies' Christian Association,
failed and cinchona not turned o = 53 8 .
O) I at p. ffi.lIonday
: <-
out so successful as was hope, owingto .-C O.,f .uoua3JIU i' ziZci r r ceS June 7th-Final Soiree,

the under soil not suiting the adult -o =ttJ* I : : a Instrumental and Vocal Music\ con-

tree, land and buildings have been w, fit; -: DOO D ducted by Prof. G. W. Bryant and i Type for Sale.

selling cheap and the ri sqjpajpunqpu S88SSS8ooooooo Miss Lizzie J. Daniel.
capitalistswho =
very s3qaul UJ = : 800 pounds Long Primer, the type the DIs-
have been embarked in.the new Q)) > tIUJUI1J.1 HUQ EtQ Tuesday, June 8th.-Closing Commencement
dCI is offered for sale
patch is printing from,
: cPI :
tea industry have been able to secure 3 a IIIU2c. Exercises.. Dis-

houses and plant of all kinds at very 32a. I 'cIIkl I o o orl es mop tinctions and Medals, Conferring cheap. Address
tit(: r
o UU3J'l n;
low rate.-Ceylon Pion er. 4 I=! ..CP ..,. School and Full Diplomas and De c. w. DACOSTA.kfcfckhkfck .
Z -
C ,
---+.- .a.. E e TUfUIia1I60000000 .00 g WM. A. HARRIS
c. : :, mH f'J grees. ,
CCQt-.r-Oc: :)
Frost Alarm Bell. O CO cP cP
-- b.014oooogoo President.

The grape growers of Sonora coun- mmJX'8J\T' I Mom: -r.!c es .9-..y, .....
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ty, California, have introduced an 80)-.
; .J313mOJug I g We have a number of excellent files

electrical alarm thermometer into O :s. ... for sale with the & & &
4 A113Q[ U'83J ?8.N. ''' name "FLORIDA DISPATCH" -
many of their vineyards to give noticeof ___ nom embossed thereon affording a
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approaching frost. It is set in the 3 U ..z... ... .. .... ... =.. .... .a 0. a beautiful covering for paper; only 81
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lowest and dampest place, where the O ,. ,... = cC each.
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frost is most likely to strike. A wire m ,: u ..... .....':I1Q'J.".. ae 34.a> I. -.
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.. DATE C CIS CIS d c'C:; .= ::: For Printing of every descriptionwrite
connects with an alarm bell inside of as "' ':J''='''=' = tIIbQfoe
to C. W. DaCosta Jacksonville
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the house, and when thirty-four de wmmtiF3fi wwli Fla.


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THE LIVER DYSPEPSIA rtlrrrfbYp r.tarrttp in Roal Estate

Secretes the biro and acts like a filter to Variable appetite; faint, gnawing feeling RAIL'VA c.

cleanse imi "rities of the blood. By irregularity at pit of the stomach, heartburn, wind in the

in its action or suspensions stomach, bad breath, bad taste in the mouth, WAYCROSS SHORT LINE

of its functions, the bile poisons the blood, low spirits, general prostration. There is $500 will buy a tine residence lot at

causing, ,ndice, sallow complexion, weak no form of disease more prevalent than Dyspepsia VII Trains of this Road are Run by Cenlial. ((90th) Tampa. Easy terms.

eyes, bilious diarrhoea, a languid, weary and it can in all cases be traced to Meridian Time, which is 33 Minutes Stawi r will buy 200 acres high rolling
than Jacksonville Time.
feeling, and many other distressing sympan enfeebled or poisoned condition of the $5000 land adjoining the new town of

toms generally termed liver troubles. These blood. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA by cleansing TIME CARD IN EFFECT MAY 2, 1886. Pemberton at junction of South: Florida and
are relieved at the of DULL'S Florida Southern Railroads and. the Wlthla-
once by use and purifying the blood tones up the diges- Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily, coochee River
SARSAPARILLA the great blood resolvent. tire organs, and relief is obtained at once. as follows:

DB.JOHK Btn-trf have been for number of DR.Joim BTTLL.-I have no hesitation in saying NEW ORLEANS EXPRES I will buy a residence lot In Oriole. a
yearsBeverely afllicted with a mcrcur .1 headache that I believe your SARSAPARILLA to be the best $ I Railroad town on S. F. R.R. In
new ,
und a dull,heavy pain in liver. Three buttles L ave Jacksonville daily at.........., 1:35 a m
my medicine manufactured for the of
cure .... .... Hernando county. Easy terms: concessions
of Boxi/s SARSAPARILLA gavo me more relief Vrrive at Jacksonville daily at. ; 7:3 a m
Syphilis and other cutaneous and
than all the others combined. lar affections,many having used It With entire glandu success Leave Callaban daily at.................... 8:18: a invrrive to those who will I build. Place rapidly Im-
T. IX. OWENS, Louisville, Ky. In numbers of the above cases. at Waycross dally at......... ..10:15 a raArriveBrunswick proving.
Dn. Jomr Burr..-I have examined the prescription JAMES MOORE Louisville Ky. via B.t: .V. R. R... 1:50 P m
for the preparation of DR.JOHN BCLI/S Vrrive at Thomasville daily at._....... 1:37 p in will buy a handsome lot In Parkersburg.Marloncounty.faclngonCoop
IJARSAPABILLA, and believe the combination to DR. JOITK BCT.T.-I procured one bottle of Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ &:35 p m $1 00 .
bee:: excellent one and well calculated to pro- BULL'S HAKSAPAKILLA formy eldest son. Among \rrive at Chattahoochee daily at....... 4:04 p m er Park. Send for colored map. Property of-
clur" i alterative impressIon on the system. I the remedies and various prescriptions that he Arrive at Pensacola via L. &: N.R.R..itUU p m ered cheap.
and very
tried for weak: lungs chest this bottle
h" used it both one
; in public and private p'aCtice.has
au. think it the beat article Sarsaparilla lu use.has been of mbenefit to him than all. It has Arrive at Mobile via L.&:N. R. R....... 2:30 a m
M. PYI ES, M. D., Louisville, Ky., cured me of lo. ..; w."11.N Arrive atNew Orleans viaL.&N. R.R 7:2J a m will buy a large building lot In
Bea.>.b7a.llt Lou Marine IIosp. J v.a. S.McGEE,Horse Cave Ky. Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville $ I 50 Windsor, Alachua. county, a flourishing -
and New Orleans via Pensacola and
THE Mobile. pjace. _

BLOOD Leave Jacksonville dally at.............._ 200 p m $5000 will buy MO acres land adjoining
the of Windsor. Easy terms. Only
great secretory organs Is a peculiar morbid condition of Arrive at Jacksonville dally at..12:00 m

the body. Into and through tho IS the system, caused directly by Leave Callahan daily at.-.................. 2:15 p m $500 suit()( cash required; balance on long time to

Kld/t/:"' ..s .";w i';'e waste fluids con- THE LI FE. impurities in the blood or by Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:30: am purchaser.
Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:10 p m
ffi.irigpoil00C: / Batter taken ; .n the ysthe lack of sufffcent nourishment furnishe'dtern. .. will buy a well located lot of 10
Arrive at Waycross daily at..... ........ 4:40 p m $250
If the :tx%* :do not act properly this to the system through the blood, usually Arrive at Jesup daily at........ ............. 6:15: p JM acres at Oriole; land all high and
matter is :bed: and poisons the blood, affecting no glands, often resulti'" in Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. &: G... i-:3.j p m dry ; originally selected for orange culture.
7 Arrive at Savannah daily at............... 7:58 p ui I bong terms of credit. Only $25 cash required,
causingh.10, :'eakness,pain.n the smalt swellings, enlarged joints, abscesses -ore Arrive at Charleston daily at........... 1:25: a m and an equal amount per annum plus the interest -
of back and ;'", flushes of neat,chills, with eyes, blotchy eruptions on the face or eck. Vrrive at. Washington D.C.,dally at 11:00 p m on deferred payments. The easiest

disordered stomch: and bowels. .BULL'S Erysipelas is akin to it and is often mistaken Ari'fe Balti.nore...............................12:35 a m terms offered on high dry lands in Florida.
SARSAi ELLA: acts diuretic the Arrive Philadelphia............................ :3:15 a m Enquire for particulars.
: as a on for Scrofula it from the
as comes same cause,
Vrrive at New \ork daily at. -. ... 6:50 a u close
will tine 10-acre lot
Kidney (..;( bowels, and directly on the impure blood. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA by Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson- $450 station buy Candler a Marion

blood (lC' "CJ, causing the great orpurifying the blood and toning up the system: ville and New York. Very prosperous place; good lands.

gans j? ''1' body to resume their natural forces the 'p! ,. rities from the blood and EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
will choice 5-acre lot at Can-
buy a
functions, and health is at once restored. cleanses ti,<3 system through the regular Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30 p ID $2 2 5 dler, close by the station.
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at...........ll:3ia\) m
DK.JOHW Bru.-Ihave U'IM!' RT'LL'r HARHAPA- channels.BILLA Leave Callahan daily at....................._ 5:14 p m will buy a. 40-acre tract of high rollhg81ne -
for rheumatism and kidney trouble, and DR. Jonf Brtifc-It Is my opinion that your Arrive atCulUhan.............................10:46 am $40 land little off from
milinh&ll taken It for hoth asthma and relief.gweruidepreparation of SAl 'iAPARlLLA Is decidedly superior Lea Waycross.................................? 7:30\ p m the S.S., It. in Marion county. Satisfactory
given ua
Yours great truly to any other now In use, and I will take Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:25 a in terms to buyers.
great pleasure in recommending it for the cure of Leave Gainesville daily at.................. :ibO p m
THOS.H. BENTLEY,Kossville.Ill. Scrofula and all B. B.diseases ALLEN of the M.blood D.. Bradford and!'S Leave at Lake City........ ......... ........... :3:45 p m $520 will buy a beautifully located
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA. Leave Live Oak daily at..................... 7:10: p m whole block of lots in arkersburg.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE: Leave Thomasville dally at.-...... ..... l lli: ) p m Money In it for the right man. Over 300 lots
WORM DESTROYER.BULL'S ::: 831 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky. Arrive at Albany dally aL.-. 1:3):: It: ic now sold.
SMITH'S TONIC SYl UP. BOTTLE. Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 8W a m $ I cr will buy 1C acres good orange land
I THE POPULAR REMEDIES OF THE DAY. For 00by all Drug lsts. Arrive :Mobile via. L. &: N. R. R.......... 2:10 p in J*J adjoining Parkersburg.
Arrive New Orleans eta L. & N. R.R. 7:30: p m dSOKnnwill buy 80 acres high rolling
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7lo a m O>. . E P TJSr": ; LOOD PUB-E. ; Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.._ 2:2i a m Hernando county. Money'in It for subdivision -
- -- r Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N. R. R... 6:35' a m into lots. Terms to suit.

L. Mo K ETON MURRAY, I UHAHLES MCNAR Arrive St.Lo t ils.................................... 7:40 a m .
Notary Public. Justice of the Peac I I Il\Il\IF Pullman Buffet cars to and from Jacksonville $8 0 0 will buy 80 acres good high rolling
and St. Louis via Thomasville, Albany, pine land north of Couper F.H.
HURRAY & McNARY.\ Real Estate Agency. Montgomery and Nashville. R'y .In Hernando county. Good neighborhood -


EAST COAT LANDS Leave Jacksonville..;........................... 9:30 p m $600 will buy 20 acres* land at Oriole
Healthy Lands! Low Prices Arrive Jacksonville............................ 8:05am with Lake Front.
"Halifax River" Volusia Count Fla. Kisslmmee offers the best chances for set- Leave Callahan....................................10:20 p m will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
All kinds of Grove Lands splendid BullIng tlers in Florida. It is the coming district as Arrive Waycross.................................12:35' a m $1 I 000 southwest of Oriole, close by Improvements -
, Lots on and near River. Address wit all who know the Hate testify. There Is Big Arrive Albany via B. k W. R. R......... 5:30 a m i ; commanding building site; fine
stamp atOrmond. Volusia County Fla. Money for Investors In Town Lot*. Arrive Macon via Central R. It.......... 9:10 a m I land.
"M R-1v Arrive Atlanta via Central R........ 1:35 p m
High Pine antI Hammock LandsAt Arrive Jesup_ ...................................... 2:15am $ 1 O 2.UU On will buy 40 acres land high anddry
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G.... 6:00 a m ,adjoining i town plat of Oriole.A .
FLORIDA reasonable prices. Arrive Macon via E. T. V. &: G. R. R. 8:30 a m fortune for some one by subdividing Into

Also good land for Truck Farming. A few Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V. & G. R.R.125 m building lots.
FERTILIZER COMPANY small Bearing Groves on tracts of from Arrive f'incinnatl via C. S. R. R...... 6:50 a In $600 will buy 10 acres of land adjoining
Twenty to Eighty acres at very low prices. Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir preceding.
E. T. PAI NE, Pre t., 41 East Bay St. These troves are easily enlarged and afforda Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and $ I250| will buy 80 acres land adjoining
goo I sturt. Correspondence 80liclt.e.1.1I0"'V..L. via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between I the Company's lands at Pemberton -
Florida Orange Food, $23: per ton. Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through which they have laid out in building lots.
Florida Vegetable Food, $.8 per ton. .. d IIDSE.Kissimmee Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and River front. A bargain.

,_Orange. _Co., Fla Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonvilleand I will 120 fine land be-
This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested : Cincinnati, via Jesup. $2500 buy acres
tween Dade City and Tucker-
for the past six years on Orange Groves In SAVANNAH EXPRESS. town in Hernando county.
Florida and has given entire satisfaction. JOTS SIZE 40XIIC00 FEET, $4. Leave Jacksonville...........,.....:........... 9:30 p m
Arrive Jacksonville.......... .................. 8:05 a m $400 will buy 40 acres splendid high
Bend for Circulars and Certificates iLakeview on Kingsley Callahan ........ land, two miles from Brooksville.
Leave ... .................10:20 p m
Q- i50 buys ? FLORIDA I Arrive Callahan................................... 7:05 a m $800 will buy a young orange grove,265
tract Leave Gainesville at.......................... 3:50 p m trees, some beginning to bear;
COW PEAS. (Alt ORANGE GROVE. Arrive Gainesville ............................. 9a5 a m grove in fine condition; Clay county, flue
Send 2 cent stomp for :Maps;etc., to Leave Lake City.................................? 3:15 p m neighborhood; quarter mile from KingsleyLake.
300bushels Red Rover Clay Whippoorwilland TROPICAL LAND CO.. Arrive Lake City............................_.lO-.uu a m .
White Peas for sale. |P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, } la. : Leave Live Oak at............................... 7:10 p m I will buy 160 acres high pine land
Ex-Gov Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:15 a m $ 000 in Hernando county; place has
F. T. P INFo, Precf t. REFER TO Geo. F. Drew, Arrive Thomasville............................. 7:50 a m several hundred dollars worth of Improve-
--- ----- -- -- McLean St. Augustine.nov9ly. C. Arrive Albany....................................11:50 a m ments on it. including house; Railroad survey
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:23 p m runs through place.
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R ..
TUMORS & ULCERS > 7:10 a m
will 810 locatedPOUUUianainHernaudocounty.
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CANCERS Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R. 2:2Up m \CfcKnnn Will
CHre WITHOUT the knife or Arrive Cincinnati; via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 p m
lost of blood.cured.Va x'superior tine to all other Address I J. E. M'CINNISS Arrive St. Louis via L. & N. R. R...... suu p m sell all or part.H031ES.

DR.cases E.1L a REEVE t" DeScrip, 71 H I'ea pamphlet htl't"e"r." sent.. Atlanta Ciu, Arri e Waycross............?.... ............1235 a m
Name this paper. Up Stain. Room 8.HIRES' I Room No.: 10, Bostwick's Block, Arrive Brunswick via B. t: W. R.R... 7:40: a in

Arrive Jesup......................................... 3:13 a m
I Jacksonville, Florida, Arrive riavannah...............................? 6:15 a tn
IMPROVED ROOT BEER. Arrive Charleston................................1235 p m IX FLORIDA !
packages 25' cts. Makes gallons Arrive Washington I _..........................10:30am
"delicious, sparkling and wholesome, bev REAL ESTATE Arrive New york................................. 5:30 p m
erage. Sold by all druggists, or sent by mall Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonvilleand Oriole, Hernando County.
un receipt o' .rents. C. E. HIR"; .
llnuplu: and Hold. Tampa.
Send for colored Map of Oriole and
48 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia Pa.. :. Pullman stamp
Buffet Cars between Jacksonvilleand
Information how to get a home In Florida,
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Houses for Rent in desirable Washington. close by Railroad in active operation. Splen-
portions of the
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail
MACHINES did orange lands. Large number of new
THRESHING !! oily. City properly handled and and Steamship connections and baggage groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
SPECIALTY.Simplest returns made'! promptly. checked through. Also, Bleeping: Car bertha coming in from all over the Union. Attractive
:Most Durable, Economical and Perfectin and sections secured at the Company's Office plan of purchase; but little cash required:
use-wastes DO grain;cleans ready for market. Conveyancing done carefully and at '-hort in Astor's Building Bay streetand at Pas- Bargains offered.W. .
a HORSE notice. senger (Station: and on board People's Line
THRESHING ENGINES ; L Htvumers> H.B. Plant and Cbattahoochee and
1't'rJ'f\"p.tt1l1"'p 0:011,1.; ,1f'1_ rn; 1 De B. CLAKKSON,
Saw tills, and Standard Implement gen. Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson-
erally. Send for illustrated catalogue.A. andWHISKY HABITS cured ville. '
B. OPIUM I at home without pain. Book JAS. L. TAYLOR, Office : 72j \\ Bay St., up stairs, .
particulars sent Free. General PHXHWUKCA. A."ut.
PeJLI1Qh-aaIa Acricaltoral Work.. YORE. Pa. B. ){. G. FLEMING. Superintendent.: .Jacksonville. Fla.. ..


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t Catalogue Free. _

8.R. W. G. TOTJSEY_ F g- Printing and Publishing House

Seffner, Hill borouglt Co., Fla. ,


Cor. Bay and Pine Streets,
I With descriptions of

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

Price List. Send for Catalogue to
WW.. :iiiis LADE GEORGE, FLOHIIXA. Jan 1 '85



ORANGE AND LEMON TREESBudded The Largest and Most Complete Printing

from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line House in the State.
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
AARON: WARR:: ., G-eorg-etcrwm., IFla
May l IA'RSt.f



TJ1e Orange an.c1. Lemona: ...IJ. Ii1n -
in variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aid Honey Peaches, LeConte and "3S3
Keifler, Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons,Figs, Guavas,, Grapes, etc. +r -=
p. "=S
CATALOGUE JTItJSE. {.. 't__ ,- r--
Orders from East Florid shipped from our: Nurseries on Drayton o csC5 .. _- -- 1
Island,'8t. Johns River. -. ,/ ." =-
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Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. .-- _- .
Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for se two crops, O -c P
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables. 1"1
Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas,etc ---- -
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QAfthley Dissolved UOIICM. Ashley Acid Phosphate.Pure .
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate Ammonia,Kalnlt
Muriate,Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,etc.
For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers,and good articles on Peas,Kalnlt
THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY: New Type and Improved Machinery. ':

Charles n SO.
JOHN T. LESLEY,President. S. A.JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec.: Treas.: EVERY KIND OF .



Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
description of Heal Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive
Pamphlet and newspaper.ATKINS' .

S)IdER 4SIN y4. STfF In my office only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing

SUPERIORGRADES N h FIRST First-class Work to my Patrons.



; New Orleans.
Send for Catalogue and Prices to

E.: C. ATKINS & CO., Indianapolis, Ind. OrderH tor r Promptly Executed: .,

JBL. Dudley Coleman, Agent, New Orl ans.




CALCINED HUMUS !!! NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. I Notice to Shippers' of OrangesVIA



Special to Orange Grower:

The price of Calcined Humus Is 820 per ton '
delivered at your nearest depot; but to meet GARDBNS AND NURSBRIES
the emergency of the present season VERY
LIBERAL TERMS will be cheerfully given. Cor. special attention of Shippers Is called to the IE\V SCHEDULE arrangements ol
respondence respectfully Roll lted. OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA. these old established Railroads through Georgia, In co: !section with the Cincinnati Southernand
Address W. W. HICKS Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways t. Western Points. Inquiry Into the
Fort Mason, Fla. merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat!'fy Shippers; as to their reputation for
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ i med,and their Schedules not eX ert-

A. E. DROUGHT, F. II. 8KKLDINO, and Ornamental Tree ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any Information .regard to the Line cheerfully given.
President. Cashier. We give below figures that will show the best posslbl TIME between Jacksonville and Cln
Plants and Vines. clnnatl,and all points West:
KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes Pill give explicit directions, and see
No Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts, read w Savannah and Central Railroad of

and Price List Free, on.applica- FAST FREIGHT SC]? EDULES.
tion to the Manager. AddressA.
CAPITAL $30,000. ,


Transacts a general Banking business. nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. Leave Jacksonville.....(S. F. & W. R"! ............._................. 6:00 pm
Leave Gainesville......................................( ................. 2:00 pm
Leave 3:40
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit Leave \ ._....._. 2:38 pm amLeave

cashed. flFBOP1OBOLae Woir Go. Atlanta...._............... 9:35 am
Leave Boyce...................................................-............................ 8:20 pm
Has correspondents in all the chief towns Arrive ........-. 5:00: am
of Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our Leave Chattanooga...............10:20 pm
Messrs. C. M. Whitney &; Co., New York. Leave Nashville................................._ .-... 5:15 pm
In Great Britain: The Bank of Ireland, trees are very thrifty, three and four Arrive Louisville........ 6:00 am
Bank of Scotland Bank of British old stock Inch diameter with
to lli!
Royal year ,
W. H. LUCAS, Agent G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
America and Melville Evans & Co. old buds. Nurseries
North ; one year easily acces-
Jacksonville Fla. Savannah,Ga.
London. ']"..>le to Florida Southern Railroad. :Send:: for
AddressE. W. F. BHELLMAN. Traffic Manager,
Catalogues. QnvnnnahOa.

A.. N. DOBBINS & BRO. B. FOSTER, Manager ___ ___ ___ __n _. __ ___ __ _____u._ _____
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dec2My South Lake Weir,


'z i. J. BEACH & SON, ,

and Our In stock good NUR8ERVl\IEN.order.of Fruit New Trees I"rults.among" Is large and which fine, VBTBRINARY SURGBON Palatka ann All Lanilin s SON

tare the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and ,
White Genoa.

Catalogue free. AddressA. Student of the Royal Veterinary College of
I" London,
( Fla.
86028-1 Palatka,
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Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, na Will answer all ters communications and telegrams. through let Key West, Havana and New Orleans. .

Crab Orchard *
WATER. tt -4 Office In Orlando, Fla., at
fJ w C.CD Reed & Foster's Stables.ClfREDll.
Hr4141V E R. o n.2 cr-j; PBOPLB'S LINE STEA1ERSI
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Gunsmlthing done in all its branches. 4 THE KIDNEYS. 4 ::au; : n _
THE STOMACH. :3-0-: 3 g CDn .
; the People'sLine
and CITY OF.
Special rates on Stencil Cutting, by mall. fJ"'O of the
the most
a.c De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will
octx-tf- DYSPEPSIA :2 ;=. >> run an
GERMAN ASTHMA CURE Instant] follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
-- -- 3 CONSTIPATION, 3 a et p;= ( e
SICKHEADACHE; ... gc-o I most violent attack; insures comfortable sleep:I Wharf at foot of Laura street:
3 o"-. tfects cures where all other remedies fail Leave Savannah, Florida and West-
DOSE:-one to two teaspoonfuls. ? g. ( for results.! Its action isi ern Railway wharf Jacksonville,
K Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS in seal0'< oed (immediate, direct and certain, and al daily,on arrival of Fast Mall train..
. Fancy Poultry. packages at JO and 25ci>. Iso genuine ;x w; cureis effected all CUUAHLi: CAJ-ESf Leave Jacksonville............................. 3:00 p m
Salts sold in bulk. fJ :; 1 I"It permanently cured me.Han.Refer B. to any Paul time., .Iii":' .I I Leave Green Cove Spring.................... 5:10 p m
Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. "' J"I am entirely restored to health by German Asthma" Leave Tocoi......................................... 6:15 p m
ALBEIT P JJ tIE S. N. TONES!:>>, Manager Louisville, Ky. Cure" TJtoi. Fitton Hamilton, Okto.l Leave Palatka....................................... 8:40 pm
ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., 'German,." Asthma Cure Is all you claim for it. It never! Leave Welaka....................................10:50 p m
Keeps twenty varieties purebred Fowls I"My fail, physician Prof.recommended E. Ton Fingtrltn German Asthma Greenville Cure.S. C.I It! Leave Astor............... .......................... 2tfOam
far I cured me." it,.. !f. L. Tetrick, Londonderry. Okio.l Leave DeLand Landing.................._ 4:15am
Eggs Hatching- per Dozen. Thousands*of sImilar Letter on file. Ask any druggist Leave Blue Springs. ..........._............_ 5:00 a m
Has just received a tIne selection from th Best.T 1 about It. I Arrive Sanford, South Florida Rail-

best Poultry: Yards in this country.THtGHAMPloff. Buy the 'a Jit Ka (German Asthma Cure Is pold by all drug.! road wharf...... ................................... 7:00: a m
/ Awarded FJirmluni "T Pre. {gists at 50c.and S1*or rent by mail on receipt! I Arrive Sanford, City wharf................. 7:40 a m
r und Uo131ed.aulatWorid' : (of stamp.price.n.'cIlIFt.\U.Trial pac lUre!>..any!oot.J address'aul.MlDn.f for! I Arrive Enterprise........... .................... 8:10 a m
I LI'rii' -Fair.New Leave Enterprise............................. 8:30: a m
,I Orleans.ovei li leadin -I
'I awind Mills The LU RETURNING,

f lasting ItEKA.: i mo alter?.was a tr nro t 1 Leave Sanford, City wharf.................. 5:50 p m
SAF nounced the best over Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m
all and to-day standsat Leave Blue Springs.............................. 8:50 p m
.YlcroIcCoYER 4l(9Gk \ the head of all competitors. Sizes.10 Leave DeLand Landing..................... 9:25 pm
: to 18 ft. diameter of wheel either for Leave Astor.........................................11:25 p m
Mills. in
parts Pumping and Power tearrantcd. Estimates Perfect on all Leave Welaka_.................................... 2:15am
plication. Also Mf re.of the Adams 1)1.ap A FRIEND IN NEED. Leave Palatka.................. ............_...... 4:30am
rct Draft Darn Floor IIor'ePower. Leave Tocoi....................... ................. 6:30am
Live Agent Wanted. Address Mfrs., Ir. "''5Wect'siINFALLIBLE << ..........
Leave Green Cove Spring. ......... 7:15 a in
i (MIT da WOODWAIII, Kalamazoo, Mich.; I I LINIMENTPrepared I Arrive Jacksonville............................. 9:15 am

Connecting at Tocoi) with St. Johns Railroad -
i* ( from the recipe of Dr. Stephen at Palatka with Florida Southern
$ PLESI.OO..orl.1\V'et"ka.. will Sweet of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set Railway ; at Astor with St. John's and
be mailed securely wrapped,to any aiidrcss,: : In the ter. Has been used for more than 50) years, Lake Kustis; Railway: at DeLand Landingwith
UnltedStatcs / *OQIR7C forThrceMonths and is the best known remedy for Uhtumatlsm DeLand and St. Johns'" Railroad; at En-
on receipt of W V r I LO Ono Dollar. Liberal ,Neuralgia,Sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns, terprise with A. C. St. J. & I. R. Railroad for
)discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and wounds and all external Injuries. Titusville; at Sanford with steamers for In-
Read I Clubs.The POLICE MAILED GAZETTEof SOLD BY ALL, UHUGGISTS-TRY IT. dian River, and with trains of the South
this Testimony then TRY New York is the ONLY legitimate I II Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
IT for Illustrated Sporting and Sensational I the
yourself. steamer Margaret of the People 8 Line
Journal published on the American I for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River
Proprietors have many letters like these j i continent. Apply for terms to i PIANOS&ORGANS j : also connecting with the steamshlps1\fascotte.

BETTER THAN QUININE. Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York. Of ail makes direct to customers I' for Key Wt'stand Havana every Monday and
Mr. M. M. Kesterson I I from headquarters, at I Thursday, arriving at Key West Tuesday and
Dorsey Co. Ark I Friday,and Havana on Wednesday and Sat-
says: I can certify to the fact that H ughes1 j wholesale prices. All goods
Tome is the best chill guaranteed. No money asked urday.
I tried. I
ever I
consider till Instruments are received! Returning leaves Havana
better steamship
| it than quinine. G on
and tested. Write
CURES CHRONIC CASES. I IRONOF1 before purchasing. An investment fully of 2 cents Wednesday and Sa urday. Key West Wednesday -
save you from 850.OO to S1OO.OO. Address and Saturday, ai riving at Tampa Thursday -
Mr. H.
McDonald Laurel Hill Miss : JESSE FRENCH Nashville Tenrn and Sunday.A .
writes: Your Hughes' I ,
I Tonic forchlsand Send for prices WtoUtalo Distributing Jtcp'tfor the&nctiu freight steamer of the '
fever has
never failed yet and I have sold it I and Illustrated Catalogue of Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville
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1 every tune." cases. It cures them I CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING CO. daily, at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
dally,at 9 a. m.
Ask For Hughes'TonIc and Take No Other JOYCE & HUNT For further particulars Inquire of

PRICE, SI.OO PER BOTTLE. different JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
:\Vhitaner St., Savannah, Ga. Office, Waycross Steamboat WharfJacksonville ,

PREPARED BY waste paper and just the thing for DEALERS IN W. M. DAVIDSON, ,Fla.

R. A. ROBINSON & CO., scribbling paper or memorandums. NEW HOME: and other Machines, attachments General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.

Wholesale Druggists,LOUISVILLE, KY. Send for and parts for all machines Oils, Nee- C. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
For Sale by Druggists generally. samples and prices dles, etc. Also Pianos" Organs and Vapor Savannah Oa.
C. W. DAC TA. Cook Stoves, Just! the thing for summer use. H.8. AINES, Gen'l Manager,
Send for catalogue. Savannah,G*,






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Atlanta, Ga................... 35 70 00 Champaign 111..1 ... ......... .. allion. Ohio............. ...' ... ......... ( Lincoln, Neb.. ..............' 91 1156 40; Peoria 111..................... 65 116 00
Atchison, Kan............? ...... ......... Dalton, Oa... 40 80 OOi GalUpolls, Ohio............i ... ......... Macon Oa.................... 25 I 50 PJttsbur Pa............. ... 66 126 00
Admin, Mlch................ ...... ......... I, Dayton, O. '". ............... ... .........' Grand Rapids, Mich...... .. I Mobile, Ala................... 40 80 00'I I Quincy Ill...................... ...... .....?..
Ann Harbor, bUch,...... .? ..........1 :Delaware, Ohio............. ... .........' Henderson Ky............. 55 ,,100 00Montgomery. Ala...... 1 35 70 001 Hornet ?ia. ................. 40 80 00
Alton, Ill. ...... ......... ... ........ ''Defiance. Ohio............... ... ........ I Hickman, 'Ky........?...... 5.5 ,,100 OOj Mansfield, Ohio............' ... ......... I Rock Island III............. ...... ..?..
Annlston, Ala...?.....?... 40 8000 ; Detroit. Mich......?......... 70 1''O 00 I Indianapolis, Ind.....?. 60 j( 110 00 11assIllon, Ohio............ ... .........I Rochester, N. Y.......... 134 (1)
Birmingham, Ala.. ..... 40 80 00[ Danvllle Ill.................., ...:,.......... .etfersonville, Ind...... 58 108 00 1\It. Vernon Ohio........ ... '.......... .Handnsky, Ohio... .. ..1. 35- 11600
Bloomington, Ill ......... ... ......... I Davenport............... ...... ......... Jacksonville. Ill_......... ... ........ Memphis, '.l.enll.' .......... I 45 90 001 iSloux City, lowa..1' ... ..... ..
BurllnJttonz La.............. ... .....1 I ;Dubuque, own............ ... ........ Joliet 111............_......... ... .......n.1 Milwaukee 'ViS.........?. 70 120 00' ISprlngfleld, IlL............. ... ..??..
Belleville 111................. ... .....?... I Des Moines Iowa......... ?.. Jefferson City, Mo....... ...... .....1) Madison, Ind................, ... ......... 1St. Joseph. Mo............... .... ._..
Buffalo N. Y .................. 66 .126 00 Denver, Col.....?........... 181 5 .1250 00 Knoxville Tenn ......... 45 90 001 Minneapolis :Minn..... ...... ......... st. Louis, Mo_. ....... ....... (1) .11600
Bay City Mlch..........?... ...... .... Dixon, Ill_...................... ... ......... Kenton Ohio............... I ... .?.......1 Madison, \\"Is.... .........! ...... ......... Saginaw l\llch........... ... ... .........
Bristol, Tenn............_ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio.................. ?... ".....?.. Kalamazoo, nch_...... 70 120 ,Montreal, Canada........ '' ...... .......... SpringfieldOhlo.1 ... .........
Cleveland 0........... ...... 70 120 00 Evans.vUle. Ind_......... 56X 106 00 Kansas City, Mo........... ...... .........1 I NaRhv1lle,Tenn............ 45 oo 00''' 1St. Paul, 1\l1nn..1 ...... .........
Cincinnati,. Ohio......?.. 5.5 100 00 Fast Sag inaw. Mlch..._ ... ....-.. Lansingh.............. ...... ......... I New Orleans_............ 45; I. 90 0)(' Toledo 0. .................. 70 lID 00
Cairo Ill.........?.......?.. 60 11000 East tit. Louis, Ill.......... 65 11600 LaCrosse, Wls.,..._....... ... ..., Newark. Ohio............... ... .........: Terre Zaute. Ind ......_.60, 11000
Columbus, Ky.?......_. 55 100 00 Emporia, Kan_............ 1 05 16200'" Lima; Ohio.:..::...... ...... ... .....?..i i Omaha, Neb.._.............. ...... ....... Toronto, ('an.................. ... ..
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... Erie, Pa ..... ..........-...... 66 126 00 Lafayette, Ind......_...... .., Ottawa, Can..... ............ ..... I'i........:' Topeka, Ran................. 95 liS 00
Columbus Ga .............. 35 70 00 Fort Wayne Ind......?.. ... ?. .._ Lancaster, Ohio............ ... .........: on City Pa.. ................. 66: 1126 00;; Urbana, OhiO................. ..........
Council Bluffs, Ia....?.? ...... .....?.. Findlay Ohio .............. ..... .....?.. Leavenwortn, Kan ....... ... ...;; Pekln, Ill. ...................... ... !1..1 Wheeling, 'v.va_......... 66 126 00
Chicago, 111._......_?...? 65 116 00\ !Fremont Ohio .............. ......f\......... Louisville Ky_............. 50' .100 00'; Pana, 111......................... ... .I.........' Winnipeg, 1\lan............ ...... ..........
Chattanooga, Tenn...... 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, Iowa.......... 1 IB 17000 .Little Rock, Ark......_... 55 120 00.. l'iqua Ohio..................... ... .I.........; .
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Jacksonville Callahan, and Live Oak.............................................................?. I I.O 90 25 50 80 60 :.i01( ei .i 30 fill Zi M: . .I . .
Gainesville }Jew BranCord............._.............................?.. ..._........................... ro 13.5 70 40 I' !SOl) 401' 80 401 80' :r. 1 75 . . . . .
Landings on 8t. Johns river ...............?................................................................. I -m 60 70 40 SOl 4080 40 SO' 37 7515I .
Stations on Fla. So Ry north ot and Including Ocala ....................................._. I 35 70 40 80 9011 4.!)! 90 4i: J 90}{) 42 I 85' ::1 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : .

Stations on Fla. 80. Ry. south of Ocala. ............................................_................ 37 75 42 8-5 95 471 9.5' 47: 9.5 4 t 90 . . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. 8t. .. & L. E. Division...,..............?_..........................?..1 :37 75 42 85! 471 95 49 951 I 47' 95';' 47 I 95 . . . . .. .
Landings on Lake Santa ._..........._.................... ... ... .1 II... ...10I 1' ... . . . .. .. .
Tampa........... ............?...............?................................................_.. 45 90 59/ 100 5.5 1 10 55 1 I 5,5, 7 lU; 55 1 10 . .. . .: .
Landings on Manatee River...............__............................................... .............. ..... ... ...... ... ......1 ...1 ...... ... ...... . . . .. .. .. .
stations on J., St. A. & H. R. Ry......................_................................?.................. ... ..... ... ... .. ...... ... ... ......, I... ...... . . . .. .
....... .................. ......_............._.............?_................................. M 60 3.5 70 40 80 ::10 80 40 SOn: : : 75 1 . ; . . .. .
at. Augustlne....._. .................................................................?...................?. ... ... ... -.1\ "' ...... ... ......! ...' ...... ; ... ...... . . . .. .
Stations on J. T. &K.W. Ry ...... -.................................................................._....... ... ... ... ...: 1 . ,, . . 'I . .
Landings on Lakes J4ustls and Harris.. .....................?..................._...............?.. 42 85 47 95 52 I l (i3 59' i'25,; 52! 1 (i5l'' 5'2 1 i5 .1 . . . . .
Stations on South Florida Railroad. I I
.. 'From Belair to McKinnon, Inclusive ....-................... ........?.....?.............. ..... 40 SOl 45 i 90 501! 100 50'' 1 00 I. 5/). 1001 47 95 : . . ... -
From Kissimmee to Acton Inclusive.............................. ...._........... ................. 4.5 901, 50 I 1 00 55 1 10 55: 1 10; : 55'' 1 to!. 52 1 02 .
From Plant City to Orlenta, inclusive..._..............................?.............?. ??. 51) 1 0011! 55 1 10 60 I 20, 1 r1/ : 20' ,i I 60: 120: 57 1 1.5 'I : : : : : : : : : : : : :
From Winter Haven to Bartow, inclusive....... ...................................,.?.......... 55 1 tOI 60 I 1 20 1)1')' I 3UI, I II 6.11 130;t' r.5' 1 MI 6'2.., 1 25 .I . : . . . .
Stations on F. R. t N. Co. north or and including Ocala.............................._. 35' 70, 40 80 4;)' 90'1 I 911). ; 45 9n, I ... I 8.5 I /
stations on F. R. & N. Co. south ot Ocala.............................................._........_ :rT ..75' 42 t 8-5 471 9,')' 471. 9'51! 47.9jl. 41 90 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :: : :
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R............................ ....?.........._......_. ... .:0... ... ...... ... ......": ... ; j '''1 .... I." I ...... . I. . .
stations on Tavares, Orlando Cot Atlantic R. R....._....................................._.? ... ...... ... ...... ... .........I'' ... ...... ..., ...... I ... I ...... . . .I . I .I. .
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CONNECTIONS. The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
i I Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess ol cnargeo.
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The (Car-load Is estimated at 20,000 pounds, or 40 Standard Boxes. Excess of oif>
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior a'. .. ,.. ,, .h0r<"''< '"r rro' rot o 'o.-.Irt .,l ahlpmont* "sfbA to One d. ins.tidm .

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one
Providence. Prepayment oftreisjbt", will not be required but good order and condition of shipments
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah will be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and the
Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility! shall attach for loss or r
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 solely to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampshlp Co., leaving The charges advanced by this, Line In good faith to connections at those point will not
Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this!! Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In
Saturday. Bill Ladlua and on the Way-bill.
Balling days Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rateH.
-- No single shipment taken for less than 81 to Boston New York, Philadelphia and Baltf.
iNJPOii>rA.rriioivTo IfOIt + iii PPEU. more. If shipped beyond, they will 1 be charged in addition the single package rates of COnnecting *
of transfer.
lines and cost
make through rates from points tributary to the above add the rates of couuectiug Stencils, shipping receipt and information furnished on application toany 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'wehblla : c. D. OWENS. JAMES L. TAYLOR: ,
1 estimated at#() pounds. I ,Tramc Manager Savannah, U8. Gen'l Freight Agent, Savaan tb, Ga.


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KISSIMMEE, FLA., ---SF1i-! --_
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A.&G.C.C.&OKEECHOBEE LAND CO.Correspondence EI
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pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or Investment.
Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,tock Pasturage Lands.
These Lands Include all va.rleUesotupland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lem- THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAILWAY% CO1iPAM
ons,Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly in the Counties .
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough\ Polk, Manatee.and:

Monroe. ..
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands settlers have located ou them during thepast: SITUATED IN TilE COUNTIES..
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices.
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
Address all correspondence about the above lands to
Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
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KTR8TMMEE PTTY TOH.Tn>A Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price*
1.25 to$0; per acre, according to location.For .
further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,I'la.

R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,

90,000, Acres of the Finest Lands' in South Florida Chief Clerk Land Department. (ep29yl! ) General Manager

THE LAKE REGION OF POLK COUNTY.Two Jacksonville and Panama Park

hundred deep,clear spring lakes within a radius often miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the invalid. Real EJs-tate : : .
Its beautiful and diversified scenery, boating, fishing etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely w titer home, where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY.
of the orange and other semi-tropical 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- Bearing Orange Groves choice'Building Lots and good Garden land near the city for sale.
wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers. Houses and Truck (Gardens for Rent and excellent h nd in lots of half an acre and upwardsIn

ANCLOTE HERNANDO COUNTY.At good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.
49-Groves planted and taken care of houses built and Improvements made for non-reMI-
the mouth of the Anclote river on the Gulf coast: : high land in full view of the dents.
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange e: -80Oo00 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fruit' trees for sale.
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of L1X) #Money to loan on improved property.
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after J. S. BELL, Notary Public.
looking over the whole State. Post-office, store, church school, saw-mill and all requisitesfor Office Hours at No. Reed's Block, Bay street. City,jrom 9 to 11 A.M. ;
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North. At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p. M. septSUI
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well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purl -
chasing elsewhere.
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BLOUNT & WH1TLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.G. ft o Ctr::
M. MORRI8H, Anclote Hernando County, Florida. (I. '0- V.CD
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County Florida.A. IAFCth Q11 t I $ srt -_ I
C. MARTIN Macklnnon. Orange County, Florida, or to .; K C
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Fruits, Sugar Cane, Rice, etc. d t :. / /_; ::.; 4j 4r1 &:: /I=_ rfO ?

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(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave
220,000 and arrive as follows: Estubl1Mhed 1871.

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;, SOUTH FLORIDA LAIS 1 4._I .t.! u:I ,

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Situated on each side of the STATIONS. dZ oZ, oZ I oZ :JEt..C: >I>Y.J' E -
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South Florida Railroad and its _I I E-o 94 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK.
Leave- IAMI i PMAM! AM Consignments of oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
Bartow Branch, R. R. Wharf ...-i j?....-:i.....?.,...-...l.! ..-... 1 1.Sanford.I 1.-... out having to send to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. June8-ly
0 R 00._.?.. 4 45'10 00 8 20
In the Counties of JBelalr...._..! 3 8 101.' ....._': I571010 835
Longwood... 10 81:3.: .....-1 5 Ibi10 2) 9 15 EsPA73LIr1: ED 1875.
Orange, Altamonte 12 8 3') 5 25,10!, 3.3 I 938
Maitland_... 15 8 37.I""i. 11) 3.5,10, 45 110 14
Polk, IV'lnterPark 18 H 451..... .. 51)710'; 55 110 30 E.Commission BEAN
lircvurd OrlandoKissiinmee....... 22, 9 A MI G 20'l1' 15 11.5 .
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40 9 45520\ !, 7 1011205 I 15I ,
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and Hillsborough. JHainesCity''' 61Bartow :30. t 6} 171.!P.M.i.... _:.PM....._ I_...... Merchant and Forwarder
J'nc! 68 i10 47': 6.$71.-' 350 ,
5l3OOO Acres Auburndale'! 7'1.1057'' {6; t10,.. ..._...._... 4 15 across Railroad Wharf Jacksonville] Fla.
Lakeland 83: 11 251 7 50......._I_...... 5 40 ,
of these are NEWLY acquired Lands, which Plant City... 93 111,11! 8 20.;........,......_ 635 Branch PackingHouseVaycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville! Fla.
Seffner_..._...1031210 l 8 48''..._.......?... 7 20
having been for several yearn 1 reserved from Ar Tampa... 115'12' 40, 92')1'........1.. .._... to R (IMl I( Or a :n. ge s, Lemia: : sAnd ,
PM/A )!' P3I
sale are now offered. other Fruits and Vegetables,

These lands comprise all classes and grades PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
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of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak i, ad I E's r: Co' bi::0, Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
Lands among the Backbone Hills in the famous STATIONS. I M I gZ fZ: Greece :I.. emcxw
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Lake and Hill region of t e Peninsula. ti I 8 I I C ;- E1 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.

Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of Tampa.Leave........'I; Oi:PM 2 00";:'."-"'.! PII: j .._...1: AM 630 c roIV ers' 13"U..J.;>:P1ies.Have .

table lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak Seflner-........I i 121 230'......- 6 031...?._ j 7 15 a full stock of Urowers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Plant City. 250......._I 6 40...-.. 8 20 Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest! and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
undergrowth Low, well-timbered, Pine Auburndale I :3.2'': 3 7 30 11........, 9 35 (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops Manilla Orange Wraps, etc., etc., all of
; 43; 3 151"-. ... 800!,..._... 10 20 the best quality, and cheaper than the cheapest.
3 ........ 181...,.._ Ill 25
Bartow J'nc 47 8
Lands Prairie and Marsh Lands in rich ,
; set IHainesCityKisslmmee. 54,, 4 08 -.?.?. H 35 T'PM ;i.-... Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
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native grasses affording good pastures for ..; 75'' 5 OQi 5 40 9 30 200! i 130 Send for Circulars and Stencils.' sep4-tf

cattle. Also Town Lots offered in the Orlando.._..., 9.315 45| 6 35 PM 2501, 320 ._ _
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Winter P'rkMaitland 97 567 650 ......_!! 3 02// 1 350
thriving railroad 'towns of Kissimmee _...''100 603! 658......._1 3 10; 4 10Altamonte
new .. tOOl 610| 7 10 _...... 3 25 4 :rT THE HARTLEY CHAIR CO. CHICAGO

Winter Haven Bartow Auburndale Lake- Longwood... 105 6 18! 7 20 ......_ a 35 515
jBelair..112( 6 30 738........_ 3 50 5 40
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land, Plant City, Seflner, Mango, Orient and Ar. Sanford 115 40 7 50 -- -'- -
R. Wharf. I /VANrrvrrniE: the

Dade City. Pemberton Ferry Branch.-S.P. R.R. OFFICE LOJNGE. / 1 Ul; ..T l Chairs mid LIBRARY CHAIR.

Lounge in the World.
For further information apply to Land Department iJF'srat : F'st F'st i i They have all thc tlilreri -
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Put Reclining ,
of South Florida Railroad Com- a 19. 25. 20. 28. i : -56
and can he rigidly fa-ten- ,.
pany,Sanford, Florida.WALTER \P.M. A.M A.M P.M. .Q ed at any,angle,n feature t
o 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3 9.1075 foundonlyinthcirgoods. 1 .
il'I 5.47 4.25 ......?.Owensboro....._.. 8.58 8.2161 I They are durable A simple -
GWYNN, 16 5.58 4.I.jDade, City_....._. 8.48 8,05 59 with fi variety of designs -
tJ 6.17 5.2>1...........Richland._......... .8.30 52 I i and prices to !suit.
Janl2-tf General Land Agent. 43 7.35 _......... 7.40 7.251' INVALID 1 f
53 8.0 8.00..1. ant Cid ........... 6.5.5 a ; CHAIR. you want a COMFOHT-
63 8.2i 8.551.'efl'ner............. 6.25 3.4512 \ \ 'r piwv PARLOR LOUNGE.if +
W. M. LKDWITH. F. C. SOLLEE. 75 8.55 9.50!Arrive_Tampa..Leave 6.00 3.(0)) 0 (If Kt' .thc :
i .!:(ire buying.
LEDWITH & SOLLEE, Bartow Branch.-Dally. They also make I'h\"i-I ir" >, _
DEALERS IN South Bound. North Bound. I in'.iIt-"chtirsnndJtcciill-1 1 Tockers.. : "f.\.I .w;

Pas. Pas. Pas. Pas. I
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Office, No.7 Herkimer Block, -15. -17. A ,I-!-16. -18. '"' ,!!!)i F0!' 'LUSTRATFD' CATALOGUE ANn ppv'r! ;: i 157.

A.X P.M. AM. P.M.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. 11.10 4.15 0 Lv .Bartow June Ark| 010.40! 3.35
for Haines 11.21) 4.35 5 Lv.Winter Haven Ar 12\10.25 3.20
Headquarters City Property.
1 12.00_. 5.1517 Ar .. Bartow ,Ar 17 9.45 2.40
.Lakeland Branch.-Dally. ,

HAINES CITY. Routh Bound. North Bound. ,!

Pas. Pas. i Pas.!Pas.
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11. 13. ti 14. 12 I

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8.10 0 Lv. Lakeland Ar 7.00 7.20
8.3'1' 8.001. 7'Lv' .Haskell .Lv 6.32 6.50
i 8..1oi..IAr..Bartow' ) !. Lv 6.15: 6.30:

Healthy, High, Rolling Land with Sanford and Indianllivcrltailroad.

Beautiful Lake Fronts Dally except Sunday.

-IPas.! Pas. !
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This in a Hare Opportunity to Purchase --I---,p.rn, a.m
t 0 I .OO'' 7.10 17
Lob on the highest! Tractof 3 i 5.17 .......JFort Reed......... 7.23 14
5 I 5.25 ..._. ..JRutledge........... 7.15 12
Land in Tropical Florida. 17 6.05 Ar.........O video.....?_Iv, 6.35 I U
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Daily except Sunday.; No. 1 and 2 Daily.
1 rains No. and 8 ;
4,6,10 except Sunday.
Haines City is situated half-way between
Train No.3nUpsat Lakeland for breakfast.
Sanford and Tampa and the
right on South
Trains No. lyand>> Dally. Tralus No.21:! and
Florida Railroad. It Is situated the
on highest .
22 >unday.Connects
land, in SouthIorldarlcb.. ,rolling and I except k M
at Sanford with Sanford and In-
This excellent lies : I
healthy country to
dian River Railroad for Ovideo{ and ixriuts on
southward of lakes which
large the
protect Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
fruit. There frost
here. The
tropical is no
Merchants' Line of Hteamenfor
fact of the Indians having selected this sec- Jacksonville and all Intermediate points I). D. ROGERS. C. B. KOOEKS.
tion of country as a home demonstrates be- St. Johns River and with Steamers lor Indian
yond a doubt that it is absolutely the richest River and Upper SU Johns.At ,
portion; since it is their aim, on account .
Klsslmm'ewJtb Steamers for Fort Myers
labor to tlnd DEALERS IN
aversion to the most fertile
and Bassi ,au.1 points on Kissimnice river.
very tracts moderate; thus affording expenditure large of returns labor. from a At Pemberton uger Ferry with Florida !Southern: ::L\I.I: :E'P' .A. :L.FI.. : .. O :FJ[ 1'T c;.. ,
Railway for all points North East and West,
Come and see this town before buying elsewhere and at Burtow with the Florida Southern Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c., Metalic Building Supplies.

F. J. HINSON Railway Fort Meade and points South. HUte Agent for E. Van Noorden & Co'll.1ETALIO
Through Tickets sold at all regular stations
iialnes City, Polk Couuty, Fla* points North East and WeaLi"REDE.lUC SI-IXNGLl .-
Bend f.r deccriptlTe olrauUx,free \ 13. HAND, "+ I 74 '.st Bq street,JACte() "'JJ.L ,'FLu.
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E Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. Practical Experience Proves that

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

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.

First-Class Passenger Accommodations HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES
No Trimstilpmont. 4* No Extra, Ilundllll *. .
Cabin Passage $20 Excursion $35.00 Steerage $12 -
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The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to aail thm.Boston O 4. I

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CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley ......?....._..?...........................Thursday April 15,at 3:30 p.m
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge........................................................Thursday, April'22, at 9:00 p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...._..................................... Thursday, April 29, at 2:30: p.m
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge.............................................................Thursday, May 6,at 7:30 p. m :: : :
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................._........................-.Thursday, May 13,at 2:00 p. m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........... .. ...........................................Thursday, May 20,at 7:30 p.m .
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................................................-Thursday, May 27,at 1:00 p.m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge......... ...............................................Thursday, June 3,at 6:30: p.m
CITY OK MAOOf Capt. Kelley............................................Thursday, June 10, at 12:30 p.m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.................................._............-.........Thursday, June 11, at 6:30 p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.....................................,.......Thursday, June 24, at 11:00: a. m AR I THE BEISTINl gUSE.'
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...............................-...........................Thursday, July I,at 5:30 p. m Prof. Isaac Stone, In his article on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times.Union,
Through Bills Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia Savannah, Florida Ol'tober.I&>'i,says: "Of all the fertilizers used on some 15,000 trees the Clark's Cove Orange-
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. Tree Food gave better results than any other used." Send for Pamphlet and full particu-
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the 8 s Island Route. lars t
W. H. RINNickerson's Wharf Boston.

For Freight apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Savannah,Ga.
For Rooms and Tickets apply to WII.iI: : ..aIA.M: .A.. :BcrFl..E;,

epl-.% HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent 66 Bay Street. (Successor to J. E. Hart,) _

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

20 West Bay Street Jacksonville,

IJI: I: M E A -FOR- G-.A.Et.JErq: : SEEJ:)!:;.

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

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

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

Steamship Company Guaranteed AnalysIs.

Comprising ORANGE :'.. -I' TREE and VEGETABLE

(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, 'c' -' PURE GROUND BONE

Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. MURIATE OF POTASH,TOA.DE SULPHATE POTASH,

To or from New York, Cabin, 120; Steerage, $10; Excursion (return trip),$32.0). SODA
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: NITRATE KAINIT, ETC.

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Prices on application. July 27 tfSOOFIELD'S
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CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson............................................Tuesday,June 15:00: p. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.................................Friday,June 4- 7:00 a. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE Capt. Catharine..............................................Sunday,June 6- 8:30 a. m IRON WORKSAdjoining
N ACO(\CH fIE.: Capt. Kempton........................................................Tuesday June 8-10:00 a. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ........................................................ Friday,June 11- 2:00 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nlckerson... ........,....................,..........,Sunday,June 13- 4:00 p. m Passenger Depot, MACON 1, <;A. Manufacturers of the old and well known
HITY: OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.................................Tuesday,June 15- 5i)0) p. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine................................................Friday,June 18- 7:00 a. m
NACOOCHEK: Capt. Kempton....................?...................................Sunday,June 20- 8:30 a. m SCHOFIELD'S PATENTED
TALLA1IASSIE, Capt Fisher......?.......................: .......................Tuesday,June 22-10:00 a. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nickerson...............................?............:Friday, June"5-12:30 p. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett..............._...............Sunday,June 27- 2:00: p. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine...............................?...........Tuesday,June 29)- 4:00 p. inTHESE EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe a ai


[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] most substantial,best built, and fastest packln COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs

JUNIATA, Capt Daggett............. ................._....................... .._Saturday June 5- 7:30a.: m wyaternor horse, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers
DESSOUG,Capt.--......-......................._............................._Saturday June 12- 3:00 p. m steamwer. I 100 horse ,
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett....._.........._........?.........................._..Saturday lunel!*- 8:00 a. m All sizes and styles to Hancock power. Shafting the best Hangers Mill Gear.
DESSOUG, Capt.- .--..................................__............._.Saturday, June 26- 130p.m and Ing and acknowledged Machinery a standard.specialty. Iron Pipe and IIINltlra.ors.Fittings, Engine Trimmings boiler,feeder Brass valve known,
PALACE STEAMERS Whistles Lubricators Rubber and Leather Beting and everything pertaining to Foundry
Machine and Mill Supply business. Address

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway(Waycross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route. J. S. SCHOFIELD & SON Proprietors.MAHZ.ZST
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 Northwest :
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to MACON GEORGIA.

HENRY YONGE Agent, G. M. SORREL. Agent, .. _.. .
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W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia.
J. D.IASlIAGENi. Eas"rn Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y. TVT A r .A 9J:1\I-W: :El.lFLE': :
For Rooms and Tickets apply to Best; In The -VV-or1d.
H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Atjent.fri. Bay street. 'I
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SHERIDAN'SCONDITION For large or small game-32 calibre 40 grains powder:33 cnl M pr.; .
40 ca1.60gr:45cal.70and85gr. Thestron pat hootlnzrttiemale: '
Perfect accuracy guaranteed and the onlv absolutely safe rifle ontnemarket ...
Prices CnlliTy.Sporlins and Tar. :
POWDER reduced. get Hides, world renowned. The standard
for target shooting, naming; awl shooting;galleries. All calibres from 22 to 45. Made In
is absolutely pure and different styles,prices from 13.ou up. Send for Illustrated catalogue.

1 hlfhljr omnoe concentrated.It worth a lb. FIRE ARMS CO., New Haven, Conn. '
of any other kind. :t is strictly medicine to be given with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay:like .fourteEn ets made with one of our z 2 callbie rifles twenty consecutive shots .
it. Iteurachiekencholeraandandiiaseaorhen.. Is worth its weight in gold. Illustrated book by shots bad already been fired and no cleaning during: the entire seventy
mail 0Sold..everrwhere.; or sent mail for 25 cents In etamps. a 1-4 0.>> air-tight tin cans. Sit guns carry off nearly all the prize at target matches because they y-
bX znO11. $1.20. Six cans by; express p. idfor$5.OO. DR. L ft JOHNSON" CO., Boston 1a1&a. ,. accurate and reliable. -

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