The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
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Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
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Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
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Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note:
D.H. Elliott, editor.
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Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).

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A. II.. Manville w. DaCoeta Editor., Publisher)) Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, June_ 21, 1886. }New Established Series; Vol. 1800.5, No. 25.
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x t variety was sought for more exposed the rest were beyond reach without a often produces berries equalling the
Fruit Culture s situations. I often said, residing in Jo step ladder. The diameter of some of cultivated sorts in size and quality. :oF'"
r Daviess county, Illir ois, that I would the canes was fully one inch and a half. From some of the finer individur'r '.
! THE BLACKBERRY. give ten dollars for one plant that Whether these wild varieties couldbe als, a new variety of superior merit' :..
For the FLOKIDA DISPATCH: would stand the winter uninjured in cultivated and made profiitable, is adapted to the South, could easily be '
The Blackberry, Rebus Villosua, is the prairie cou.}try of that region. waiting for experiment. I have tried developed by selection ane cultivation.ED. ., :
found wild from Hudson's Bay .to the Since leaving the North, eleven years three varieties. Two grown at the "
Gulf Mexico.. The fruit is every- ago, I find the "Snyder" has been in North and one a Southern variety. All -. 4- ,. ,,
where prized. The memories child- troduced, and is claimed to be a hardy produce good berries. But coming as Small Fruits. '
hood bring up the ever-tiresome, yet variety. This berry has quite a disposition they do at the same time of the mulberries : The culture of small fruits has been,' .
ever-delightful trip of going a black. ',to sport in color; .so we have not I have neglected them. The until recently, almost entirely neglected l .
., berrying. Old fields, newly) cleaned only the white, ,b.ut' also a red variety. ;Kattatinny and the Lawton do well in this State. General interest bassat '- '
lands and woods with most of the The largest of f11"the,!! ,new varieties is here aid will repay care and culture. last,been awakened .on the,subject," : i.,"
timber trees cut ,off; were, the favoriteS the "Erie," and I will copy a descrp- There is no reason why in our cities and our fruit! growers and gardenersare
haunts of the Blackberry. These, with tion of the fruit as found in a cata and towns there should not be a demand giving it serious attention. 'Many --
the corners of the fences of all fields I logue. "Erie" originated in Northern for blackberries if but once are trying the oft' repeated experi-
that were not cultivated, were soon Ohio, near Lake Urie, and named by introduced. The wild varieties of ment of planting currants and goose- :
i overrun by this bush. The fruit-lov Hon. Marshall P. Wilder. It is a this State are almost as bitter as qui-- berries; they are doomed to disappointment
ing bins carried the seeds everywhere, chance seedling, uniting large size, nine and it is no wonder there is no ,however, as these fruits will 'j k
and any neglected ground was sure to beauty and good quality, with strong- demand for them. But the cultivated not grow in this climate. There is a
soon become a raspberry or blackberry growing, iron-clad cane ; just what kinds have much less of the bitter native berry called "the wild goose-
patch; oft'nest both mixed irregularly i fruit growers and amateurs have long taste and are one of the best of all berry," which resembles the gooseberry -
in their growth. Most of the felt the need of. This remarkable berries for making tarts and pies. In of Northern gardens, from which ;
blackberries picked for home use, or berry is now being propagated, and cultivation, low but not wet lands is to we can, perhaps, develop a superior. -'..,..
for drying for market, are gatheredfrom will be placed upon the market at be selected. Set in rows six feet apart berry for cultivation. Raspberrieshave t''i, '.
the wild bushes. The industry an early day." The "Christal White""is and three feet in the row. Keep thus far proved a failure, but we
gathering rnd drying this berry is a pure translucent white, of good down all grass and weeds, and do not do not dispair of ultimate success.C
said to bring over a, million dollars size, very sweet and pleasant." The allow over four. canes to grow. in a One- of the peculiarities of this berryis
annually to North Carolina, and some Red is found wild in Alabama and in hill. When the new canes are three that the varieties seem to have prefer ,
of the other States receive almost as Texas. I have grown the red here i feet high pinch off the top bud, and one es for certain districts or regions.In .
much., and find it more in taste like the red make side branches for fruiting for raspberry-growing countries varie-
Somewhat near forty years ago a raspberry. The cultivation of the the next year. After the fruit has ties which succeed admirably in one "'
very much superior val iety of this blackberry requires more care and been gathered, cut out all old wood section are a complete failure in other -'.'
fruit was brought into notice bv a gen- attention than skill. In good groundit and do not allow the canes to grow localities. We are confident that a _
tleman named Lawton, of, New Rochelle is a rampant grower, ever breakingits between the rows nor between the hillsif variety will yet be brought out, either '" "._
I think, New York. It was bounds and constantly running you would have the best berries. raised from seed here or by introduction '<:,:,.'. ..
called the New Rochell! or the Law- together into thick and tangled mas- No one need fail in having a crop which will thrive in Florida. '
ton, Blackberry. A great excitement ses. Our ordinary low lands will of these berries who make a fair trial. Strawberry culture is already an in- : :{
among the fruitmeu made quite a spec- grow it without fertilizer. High pine N. W. dustry of considerable proportions,
ulation for the nurserymen in the pro- lands need only muck to produce a In speaking o &9 bitterness of the great improvement in variety and
pagation and sale of the plants of this vigorous growth of canes and fruit. wild blackberry, our correspondent t, metho, and increase in quantity and
variety. Soon another variety was But no doubt liberal culture, will pay evidently refers to the "high bush" profitableness are being made every
found, hailing from Kittanny creek, ,the best of any. I have seen the wild berry.R. year. All varieties of blackberries do
Pennsylvania, known as the Kittanny variety growing on the south side of Villosus. The"low-bush" berry,,I well here. The abundant crop of wild :
Blackberry. Then followed Wilson's Crescent Lake in patches that were R. Accidentally, is a very sweet and blackberries, which ripens every year -
{ Early.As from ten to fifteen feet in height. '1 he delicious fruit, and is the sort ordinarily in this State, has heretofore deterred ,:
all these were found to be quite berries had been gathered about one sold in market. The "lowbush"berry lour fruit growers from planting the
tender for no mo locations, a hardier halt, way Up U tho top of the canes, and sometimes called the Dew-berry improved sorts l.Ianyare now planti' ,
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:. ing the cultivated sorts experimentally. aud still think it to be a common results reported to this Department, so the emulsion. Spray on under the

] We believe that no more profit- practice among nurserymen, to per- that the one which proves the most surface of the leaves by means of a
efficacious and economical be I| cyclone nozzle of small aperture. Thisis
able crop can be grown here. In an sue-this method. :My method of pre- may
made generally known. known in France, where its use has
excellent article on blackberries,which serving is.slightly different from Mr.
Very respectfully, been attended with satisfactory results,
appears in another column, the writer Smith's, but probably no better.I NORMAN J. COLMAN, as the "Riley Process," having been

says there is no reason why there take a smooth place, on the north Commissioner of Agriculture. first proposed by Dr. C. V. Riley.FOR .

should not be a home demand for cultivated side and under a large orange tree REMEDIES-FOR PERONOSPORA. BLACK ROT.

',' berries. We can assure our and put down a layer of swamp moss 1. Dissolve in ten gallons of water The free application of the sulphateof

: correspondent that first-class fruit ((sphagnum), then a layer of bud five pounds of sulphate of copper. copper and lime appears not only to

would find ready sale, even in the "sticks," then alternate layers of moss Soak the stakes and whatever may be act as a preventive against mildew,

height of the wild blackberry season ; ; and buds to any desired extent. If a used to tie up the vines in this solu- tection but black against rot also.the latter As a further disease :pro it is
i tion, and, as soon as the leaves are fully -
this season is now about over for this partial covering is laid on top, say of formed, thoroughly them with recommended that Poudechard's Pow-

year, and we have not seen a single old barrel staves,, it will help in retaining the solution, using for this spray der be scattered over the grounds in
purpose any
quart of really fine berries in the Jack- the moisture. All that i is fine[ spraying apparatus. The "cyclone the vineyard, especially where all the

sonville market, and very few that necessary is to see that the moss never nozzle" with fine apperture, describedand trimmings and fallen grapes and leavesof
the previous have not been re-
were even passable Large, well- gets dry on the' top. Buds cut last illustrated in Riley's Report as moved. year
for 1883 is the
ripened berries of the best varieties in February Entomologist probably
year, were kept duringthe best device for this purpose. Repeat -.-
would command from eight to fifteen entire summer and successfullyset
operation occasionally, say once in CULTIVATING ORANGE GKOVES.
cents per quart during the earliest sea- in October. two or three weeks. Passing through Putnam and Vo-

son. A. F. STYLES.Oak 2. Make a mixture of lime and water -
lusia counties, one is struck by the
Bluff Grove, as one ordinarily prepares white-
THE PEEN-TO. Jacksonville, Fla., June 10,1886. wash. Apply this in the same manneras widely differing methods followed in

The experience of the past winter --- .... No. 1, using a nozzle with a larger the cultivation of orange groves, by the
aperture. After rains the application frequency of the ruinous practice of
and the demonstrates
present season .Steele Takes
Exception to the State- should be renewed.
clean culture the still
or more ruinous
not only that this peach will grow to ment of the News Alan. 3. In twenty-two gallons of water

perfection in South Florida, but thatit Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: dissolve eighteen pounds of sulphateof ; policy of neglect. Some in the appa-

is more eminently a success there Have just been reading the reportof copper; in another vessel mix thirty- rent belief that they are applying the
the from the four of lime with six intensive in its
than upon the clay land of the so orange crop, copied pounds or seven system highest perfec-
Morning News into the DISPATCH, of gallons water. Pour the lime mix- tion, stir the soil about their trees con-
called peach region in northern and into the
ture solution. Mix
May 31st. copper stantly, allowing no thing to
western Florida. The tree grows to thoroughly and the compound is ready green
perfection in the sandy soil of Orange, The impression is given that down for use. Placed in conveniently sized grow, continually exposing a chang-

Polk and Volusia counties, and produces along the St. Johns river, in this part buckets it may be carried through the ing surface of this poor high pine

earlier, larger, finer fruit, and of tbe State, we are all frozen out. rows of the vineyard and applied to soil, naturally destitute of humes, to
Our the leaves by the aid of brooms or the of southern
orange trees suffered as little real scorching rays a sum-
the is more certain than in Bakeror
crop made of slender
injury as in any part of the State, ex- whisps twigs, dippedinto mer sun, which in a short time burns
Leon counties. Last winter's freeze i the compound and then switched
iI I cept possibly the region around Lake and left up the little organic matter the soil
injured the bloom in the northern portion.oL.the.jtate right so as to spray the foli-
Worth. Few trees show signs as a result concentrated fertilizers -
any possesses
__,,, : to such an extent, age.This
- that there is but a very slight crop, now that we had any cold weather. remedy is very highly reccom- must be resorted to to sustain

and in some sections it has been en- Occasionally an old tree, already weak- mended. the It is leaves.not necessary Care to entirely be- the trees. Under the old exhaustive

In the South the ened by the attacks of the scale insect, cover must system in the Cotton States, thous-
tirely destroyed. on taken not to get any of the compoundon
contrary the comparatively few trees is somewhat injured!, and some of themare the berries. sands of acres of the most fertile landsin

that are old enough to bear are well dead. The prospect for a crop is 4. The powder of Mr. Poudechard.This the country were worn out and

filled, and have matured fruit of unusual a matter of dispute, probably from powder contains the following in- abandoned. Scientific agriculturistsare

size and one-fourth to one-third of a crop. gredients in the proportions given : now laboring to restore the fertility -
quality, more impor- 225 pounds of air slacked lime 45
We have few lemon in the of these lands
a trees by
than all else have
tant they matured pounds of sulphate of copper, 20
before the fruit in Georgia or Northern settlement, which are growing finely. : pounds of sulphur (powdered), 30 methods of fertilization tnd cultivation,

Florida was ripe. As we have These are the Sicily, budded on sour pounds of ashes (unleached), 15 gal- which applied at an earlier day would

said before, the Peen-to is, strictly orange a foot or more above ground.I lons of water. have maintained and increased their
have plants of Hart's banana that These ingredients are compoundedas fertility. The cotton planters soil be-
speaking, a semi-tropical fruit, and follows: Dissolve the sulphate) of
are from six to eight feet high. came gradually depleted until the
grown to perfection in the same .soil copper in the water; whet thoroughly ..
and under the same climatic condi- Nursery orange trees were almost dissolved, pour the solution upon the product was no longer profitable.

tions as the orange-in fact cannot be entirely uninjured. lime which is surrounded by the ashesto Modernized methods do not admit of .

north the W. C. STEELE. keep the liquor from spreading ; after -gradual process and our orange-grower
successfully grown orange Switzerland,St.: Johns County, Florida. twenty-four hours add the sulphur, reaches the same result in a more di-
belt. Without disparaging the profitsof .
thoroughly mix the compound, ashes
the orange culture, regarding whichwe Diseases of the Vlne. and all, and sift through a sieve with rect way. He keeps the exhaustive

were never more sanguine than The Commissioner of Agriculturehas meshes of an eighth of an inch. This process going at a high pressure point

issued the circular preparation may be made several the year round, this in a climate where
now, we believe that there is more pre-
months before it is required tor
use. and volatilization is
money to be made in raising this peachin scribing remedies for grape mildew Its application is made simply by dust- evaporation con-
stant the soil. He
soon impoverishes
South Florida than in raising and black rot : ing it upon the foliage of the vines after -
In view of the cannot like the planter, when fertilityis
o ran ges. fact that mildew and a heavy dew or rain with any
black rot have been so destructive to spraying or dusting device, that fig- gone, remove his operations to a

Keeping Buds. the vine in this country that in some ured and described in the report of the virgin soil, but must battle against insects -

Eltor of FLORIDA DISPATCH: sections grape culture has become unprofitable Entomologist for 1883 being well disease, and decadence, resultingfrom

I notice in last week's DISPATCH, and for this reason many adapted to this purpose. The conve- the reduced vitality of his trees
are abandoning the business, the importance nience of application renders this pow-
speak of Air. Smith's practice of
you of making special efforts to der especially well suited for use in the while he labors to return the very elements -
cutting buds before the first spring discover effective remedies for these larger vineyards. he is now driving from the soil.

growth, and preserving them, as some- diseases will not be questioned.With 5. The ordinary milk-kerosene emul- Others seemingly realizing the dis-

thing new. I have for many years this object in view, the reme- sion (see report of United States En- advantages of constant clean culture,

past, cut large numbers of buds be- dies which have recently been employed tomologist 1884, page 331)), with the have to the opposite extreme and
by France and with addition of from five
Italy an- two to per cent.
fore they "pushed" in the spring and
allow the natural to take
growth the
parent success are here given with the of carbolic acid and the same percentage -
kept them for use during the first,, urgent request that one or more of of glycerine, and then diluted in ground with little or no cultivation,

growth of the itocks. .I had supposed, them be. tried, experimentally, and the twenty to fifty pat to of water to one of save the occasionally cutting of the





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weeds and grass, an even more suicidal seems a popular belief that the gentlemen Preserving Oranges Fresh. ] attention to the relative value of fertilizers -
policy than the foregoing. of the pen and scissors possess a The experience of Mr. Davis, of as the result of comparativetest
The late freeze has made the resultof superior refinement of discriminationin Columbia, in preserving oranges in.. as well as analysis. The questionof
this ill treatment of the trees more the matter of eatables, and especially sand is a most valuable considerationfor fertilization is paramount in the
apparent than it would otherwise have palatables,otherwise those who think the orange grower, especially in agricul:ure of our State. The following =,
been. The groves which have been they have a good article would not be the northern portion of the district will prove of inestimable value to
generously and intelligently cared for so ready to bring it into contact with likely to be visited by severe frosts. those who are trying to solve the
are still in full vigor and foliage, some the editorial palate. The mulberries, He has for several years gathered his problem, and will apply the fertilizerin
even laden with fruit; while impoverished as will be seen, are large, stemless, fruit in December, and banked themin connection with the system of cul-
and neglected groves are cut back very juicy, and of a sharp and agree- sand as farmers bank their sweet ture suggested. Prof. Newman says:
and in some cases cut to the groundby able acid flavor, suggestive of that potatoes. Last December he had his "I suggest the following for the
the cold. Northern fruit, which refuses to growin crop of twenty thousand picked and orange, viz., 1,000 pounds of cotton- '
Another .Mulberry.. -: Florida, and which, where it will put away, and is now selling them at seed meal, 300 pounds kainit, 700
Editor FLORIDA: DISPATCH: grow, should always be planted besidea five cents apiece, as sound and freshas pounds English acid phosphate. Mix
. While the Mulberry: is under discussion sugar barrel-I mean the currant. just from the tree, only a little less these ingredients thoroughly after com-

,a few more remarks relative thereto Eaten like other small fruits, with a acid. pletely pulverizing. the kainit, and ap- .
may not be out of place.In liberal sprinkling of evaporated and Best Cultivator for Strawberries. ply to young trees when planted, by
the Northern States the wood is pulverized cane juice, they are a gus- A. M. J., San Antonio, Hernando incorporating thoroughly with the soil
considered very valuable for fence tatory surprise to those familiar only county, asks: "Which is the best cultivator for a radius of three feet around the
posts and railroad ties, by reason of its with the common mulberry.My for strawberries?" tree, but not in immediate contact with
durability under exposure. In Flor- tree was grafted from one planted The Planet Junior Cultivator, to- the roots, two pounds to each tree. To
ida it grows rapidly, and soon makesa by the late Wm. H. Racy, at the gether with the various attachments older trees, apply in the drill four hundred -
fine shade tree. The parents of those point on the St. Johns river which which accompany the same, is perhapsthe pounds per acre between the
moft commonly seen in this vicinity' bears his name, and where he resided best implement for working straw- tows of trees, to field peas planted in
were brought from Georgia by the late before the war. Those who rememberhim berries or other garden crops, either rows two feet apart, using a variety of
Parson Middleton: and are either the as a gentleman of wealth and leis- with horse or by hand. If a less expensive pea which makes much vine. The
Downing or a similar variety, fully as ure, and have walked through his then I instrument is desired for hand clay pea is best here. Plow the peas
good, if not better. In rich ground it elegant grounds, which embraced, working only, we would suggest. a once with scrape and then let them
produces, for several months continu- among other features, a rare gardenof small hand plow with wheel. The take the entire ground and hold it till
ously, astonishing quantities of fruit, hundreds of the choicest varietiesof Avery pattern is a good one, and does last of October. Then sow rye, one
which, as an old Floridian ungallantly that queen of flowers, will testify rapid and thorough work. bushel per acre, applying 400 poundsof
remarked, is eagerly devoured by that he would not have placed this the mixture per acre broadcast, to
History of the Orange in California,
the children, chickens, hogs and wo- mulberry there unless it were superiorand Orange trees were first planted in be plowed in shallow with the seed,
men. On our warmest summer days, desirable.In I using care in all operations not to disturb -
i California about 1820, by Franciscan
the air is always refreshingly cool under conclusion, the editor will please the roots of the trees. Before
friars, nt the old San Gabriel Mission,
its shade, but a habit of profuse bear in mind that the perishable nature -I seed are formed on the rye in early
in Los Angeles county. Many of these
bearing makes it objectionable near of the fruit does not allow the spring, turn in the rye shallow after
old trees still bear excellent fruit. San
the dwelling house, on account of the sending of fully ripe specimens ; there- Gabriel is now the chief orange centreof sowing over it 500 pounds air slaked
swarms of flies attracted by the decay- fore his judgment should be temperedwith California, having probably half lime per acre. Let this lie till time to
ing fruit upon the ground ; the con- moderation. the bearing trees in the State. plant peas again and repeat. Pick
stant dropping of which fruit, if it does UP-RIVER CORRESPONDENT.June .. .- I. enough peas for seed each year.
not, in accordance with the old pro- 14. 1886. The LeConte pear is a success in all "For vegetables use 1,200 pounds
verb, "wear away stones," yet stains portions of Florida where it has been cotton-seed meal, 200 pounds kainit,
the clothing of the unwary investi- A Borer-Proof Peach Stock. tried, but: it should be grown upon its 600 pounds superphosphate. Mix as
gators brilliantly and indelibly.A Rev. J. P. DePass, the well known own roots, and not grafted upon the before. If used in the drill, apply
huge mulberry near the barn is a peach grower of Archer, says the} quince, apple or other pear seedlings. 500 to 1,000 pounds per acre and
capital .temporary shelter for wagons, Peen-to is much less liable to attack ------ -- -- thoroughly mix with the soil before
harness, and domestic animals from bv. the borer than other strains of the planting. If broadcast, use from 1,000to
the scorching sun,and a few specimens peach grown in this State. The borer Fertilizers. 2,000 pounds per acre, plow and
by the poultry yard satisfy acceptably i proof quality renders it highly important cross plow to mix well and plant on a
f the fregivorous appetites of the fowls. in working the Peen-to on native HOME MADE FERTILIZERS. level, i. e. without beds. After the
Many: small birds prefer the mulberryto stock, which is the present mode of Complete-Cheapest Manures Form for of Available Garden and Phosphoric Grove- vegetables have been gathered sow
any other berry, and will confine propagation,that the scion be insertedat Acid and Potash. down to peas one bushel per acre, the .
their attentions exclusively to it whilein or be.ow the surface of the ground. At a time of general interest in the vines to be returned to the soil just
season. That writer in the Times- This can only : e done by grafting, subject, and in reply to numerous inquiries before planting again in vegetables.
Union who lately advised a crusade budding the usual metho J of workingthe we are fortunate in being ableto Comparative value of bone and phos-
against the mocking birds, is recom- peach, being impracticable so near give our readers the following formulas phate rock and the cheapest source of
mended to put his pistol up and planta the root. Mr. DePass experiments in and facts, for which we are in. phosphoric acid in any given form is
succession from early to late of mul- grafting at the root for the purpose of debted to Prof. J. S. Newman, of the as valuable from one source as another.
berry trees, as a diversion to the at- obtaining Peen-to stems have thus far Ala.ama Agricultural Experiment There is difference of opinion as to the
tacks on his strawberries,and as a pal- I been eminently successful. Why not Station. For some years the Agri- comparative value of phosphoric acid
liativH to his murderous intents. I raise stocks from Peen-to seed? Havewe cultural Department of the above soluble in water and that soluble in
The common mulberry is too insipidor not every reason to believe that this State, through Prof. Newman, has citrate of ammonia, but results of experiment
sweet, generally, to rank high as a peach which is so peculiarly adaptedto been conducting a series of experiments point to the conclusion that
table fruit, and besides this, the stems our soil and climate would do even in the science of agriculture they are practically of equal value,
are disagreeably in the way. To prove better on its own roots? The high distinguished from like efforts elsewhere provided the reduced is not in combin-
the existence of one variety worthy of value of the fruit and consequent in this country by the practical ation with iron or alumina. All
being placed on the table alongside of scarcity of seed has !heretofore has excluded results obtained, have been of great agree hat the insoluble is less valu-
that prince of small iruits, the straw, this on any considerable scale, value to farmers and fruit-growers, not able, because J less promptly available
berry, same specimens are herewith we trust now that the fruit is more only in Alabama, but in the en- than either of the above forms, and
submitted by post to the editor It,I I plentiful thin will be tried. tire South. He has given special that the insoluble in ground bone

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valuable than the same form in where I can get the best young plantsof or as soon as April first, taking good

the phosphate rock because, being or- the mentioned small fruits.H. Vegetable( Arden care of the plants in your hot-bed.
LEGLER, Keep them well watered with tepid
ganic, it is more easily attacked "by Bartow, Florida. water, removing the glass cover in sun-

reagents in the soil. The cheapest Stable manure is the best fertilizer.If Celery Culture. shiny days; and you must take extra

form in which phosphoric acic can be [ this is not to be had, we suggest the In no State of the Union is the cultivation care to cover the glass well, with

procured is the ground phosphate cotton seed meal, kainit and acid of celery for market, carriedto boards or mats, when there is any danger
divided form a extent than in Michigan. of freezing. For later planting
rock,especially that finely phosphate ; formula given in another greater
the seed be sown in cold beds
known as "floats." This, however, is column. It is quite possible your soil Within a few years this has become a select a rich may piece of soil and manureit

so largely rendered available that the does not need potash ; this can be determined leading and most profitable industry well.]] Plow and pulverize it thoroughly -

acid phosphate is preferable on accountof by trying the fertilizer both in certain portions of that State, and getting the manure well mixed_

its more prompt action, though a with and without the kainit. If pot- from thence it is taken to all parts of with the soil. When properly pre-
the East and South for market. It is pared, sow the seed in drills ten,
pound of phosphoric acid in the latter ash is required, the ashes of your hard

.. costs about twice as much as a poundin wood growth should afford an abund- brought here and finds ready sale in twelve prefer or according eighteen inches to the apart amount,as you of

the floats. My experiments with ant supply. our market, notwithstanding the fact plants you require. Take extra care .

bone and acid phosphate have been in For blackberry and raspberry plants that it may be produced here at a less of your plants, keeping them well

.. favor of the latter when the price of write P.J. Berckmans, Augusta, Geor- cost. It has been grown here success- watered, well hoed and well salted,
the salt broadcast.HOW .
the two is considered. gia. We beleive W. C. Steele, of fully to a limited extent as a garden sowing

"The form known to commerce, as Switzerland,Florida,can supply strawberry I product but not to our knowledge as a TO PREPARE SETTING.THE PLANTS FOR

muriate of iron is the cheapest source plants.ED. field crop. Anticipating the time
Pull the plants and them
of potash, but kainit furnishes the .-*HCalcined Humus. when our home :market will induce its into bunches up having the roots put put together

potash in rather a better combination, cultivation to a greater extent, we pre- evenly. Have them just large
W. P. W. of Island sendsus
and hence has been more popular. I Drayton sent the following article from the enough to span closely,above the roots,

am experimenting now to ascertainthe a descriptive circular of the above Alligan, Michigan, Gazette, relatingto with the left hand, holding in your
preparation and asks further informa- right hand a sharp knife. Trim the
comparative producing of a the subjectand showing how it is
power tion regarding it. We understand roots, cutting them off about midway
cultivated there which with the modi-
pound of each. ,
Calcined Humus be of from the end of the roots to bottom of
-.-4 to composed fications in regard to times and sea-
stalk then reverse hand holdingthe
The Valuation of Fertilizers.In muck changed from its acid condi- ; your
sons adapted to our climate will serveas bunch bring the tops toward the
estimating the value of fertilizers tion into food the action of
plant by an index here. right band, and cut off the tops about
only three of these elements are taken heat ; and potash derived from hard midway between their ends and the
into consideration, namely : Phosphorus wood ashes. A double handful washed Co'.ery belongs to the purslane (or roots. Place the bunches in a basket.
in the form of phosphoric acid soluble "pusley") family and is inclined to
When the basket is filled, to one
in water and in a solution of am- yielded but a tea spoonful of sand, a grow and spread upon the ground, who is setting.HOW carry
monium, potassium and nitrogen. The much better showing than is made like purslane. In its natural state it

chemist does not pretend to say that by some commercial fertilizers, and is unpalatable emitting an unpleasantodor. TO SET THE PLANTS.
these are the only elements of impor- articlein Years ago it bore the name of Take a round stick one and a quar-
tance, but the others are so bountifully indicating an unusually pure smellage-to-day, celery ; years ago, ter inch in diameter and ten inches
supplied by nature that, in general, organic matter. We are not aware unsought for, but by the intelligence long. Sharpen one end, and smoothso
these are: the only ones that need be that it has been analyzed. It evi- of the horticulturist it has been trainedto that your hand will not be bruised.

be purchased.. Besides, from their dently owes its value to the humus grow upright and is cultivated to Have your boys and girls place the
--- :-r--- modelTf preparation, they are always and potash it contains. These are such perfection that all the kings and plants crosswise the rows where you

accompanied by some or all of the valuable elements especially neededon potentates of Europe, and their sub- are to set them, placing the plants six
other essentials.It jects, call for it, and all the people of inches apart. Then take your stick.
will be observed that the commer- our high pine lands. Experimentmust America. It is beneficial to all those and thrust into the ground. Draw,

cial value of fertilizers, especially of determine the question whetherour who eat it. Medicinally! it is dirureticand I and place in the plant ; give the stick

those containing phosphoric acid pot- farmers and fruit-growers= can afford a nervine, helping the nervous another thrust close to the plant and

ash and nitrogen, is much less than to pay the price asked for these and the rheumatic. It is nice cooked, the plant is fastened. Sets your plants
formerly, notwithstanding their use like asparagus. It is delicious as shallow, as shallow setting is best. Af-
in this form.
has BO vastly increased. This resultsto ingredients greens, and unsurpassed for soups.. ter the plants take root, begin cultivat-
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some extent, no doubt, from compe- Muck Under Stock. Every farmer should grow enough for ing and hoeing. Use care that you
tition in the manufacture and sale of In issue of the DISPATCH his family use and all the family throw no dirt into the hearts of the
a recent ,
such articles, but chiefly from the should learn to eat it. plants ; and for early celery keep
more economical preparation of fertil- our esteemed Crescent City correspondent If on low, marshy ground you in- drawing up the earth to the plants,

izing material from the immense beds G. H., gives an account of a tend to raise celery, you must see to it minding always to train your plants

of fossil bones, potash,salts,etc.,which fertilizer he prepared by placing cured that your land if thoroughly drained, erectpressing the dirt equally on both

have been discovered, and the utiliza- muck under stock and after it had be- with all enough to carry off all our sides, banking up at last within two
tion of and other surface the inches of the top of plants. This course
sewage, tankage refuse the i water,not allowing water to
come thoroughly saturated by
materials which were formerly allowed remain long above the top of the roots. for early celery. For July and August
to run to waste. The establishment droppings, drying and grinding to It is better to have the water one or celery set in May ; for fall celery, set

S of agricultural colleges and ex- powder. Of this fertilizer, N. P. two feet below the surface. Then, in June; for winter, set late in July.

perimental stations has led to a more Lupton, State Chemist of the Alabama when you have made sure that the For winter celery you need not bank

rational and economical system of fertilization Agricultural College says : .'1 feel drainage is sufficient thoroughly plow up higher than from four to six inches
,while State Legislatures have your land, then roll as smooth as pos- just enough to hold the stalks
sure if prepared according to
enacted laws and provided commissioners very sible, then follow up with your pul- straight up.
and analytical chemists for the pro- your formula, it will prove highly verizer without tearing up-the sod. -. .

tection of farmers against fraud, and beneficial. If you will send to the When the soil is well worked and rot- Bleaching Celery.It i

thus inspired confidence in the gen Department a fair sample of the com- ted, you are prepared to mark out takes but from eight r:, to ten

uineness and value of) articles sold as post an analysis can be made, and your land for setting your plants.HOW days to blanch celery in warm weather,
and about four five weeks in cold
fertilizers, and caused the trade in or
If G. H.
thus its value determined.
be weather. A new plan blanching in
these commodities to placed on a
legitimate and substantial basis.-Bulletin will send us a sample we will forwardit Take a steady horse, with a com- warm weather is now adopted by some
shovel and furrow in
Agricultural Department of Ala to Prof. Lupton, who has so kindly mon plow, of our best growers, and found to work
straight lines to the dept of five inches
offered it and his it much labor and
S bama. I to analyze publish four feet Then in each admirably, as saves
report. apart. place : there is less danger of rust and rot.
furrow good, well rotted manure, two
For Small Fruits. They half hill, as it is termed, with a
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Laud Monopoly. inches deep; then cover the anure_ hoe or with a small one horse plough,
with two inches of soil then
You will greatly oblige me by in- Congress granted 179,000,000 acres down solid and ; tramp for if a horse can be used, throwing up a
through excellent you are prepared small ridge of the soil on each side of
forming me, your of land to various railroad corpora- the setting of the plants.HOW .
paper, what is the best fertilizer for the row, just up to the plants, but not
tions from 1860 to 1875-an
strawberries,blackberries and raspberries area TO RAISE PLANTS. against them much ; then take inch

to be planted in high hammock larger than the Republic of France or First, for hardy plants, make a hotbed boards ten inches wide, lay along on
land already naturally rich ; also, the Empire of Germany. and BOW in >March> for early] plants, each tide of the row, crowding the"

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lower edge close up to the bottom of from penny royal. The bees now have use. Apiaculture conducted in Floridaon

the plants, then take hold of the outer piapy.Apiaculture vacation until the opening of the bloom
Northern principles will be likely
edges of the boards and bring them
up among the broad leaves of the Cab
together, placing over them clamps to result in disappointment, by reason '
In South Florida. \bate Palms Sabal Palmetto about
( )
made of No. 9 wire-so made that the of many disadvantages unknown to
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the 15th of when if the rains be
boards will be about two inches apartor July, Northern apiarists, which
a little more, if the celery is large. I heartily endorse the views of your not too heavy and continuous, a lair be mentioned insect enemies the

For the late crop the soil is found the correspondent from the East Coast, surplus is obtained during tho two to ,
effect climate comb
. best tor blanching. In this it is neces- W. S. Hart, in the issue of May 17, so j four weeks the bloom lasts. From on honey causingit
to about i to sweat, crack and sour if not -
sary use judgment hilling properly
up. I will contribute my "mite" to the t this on until December the bees '
It will not do to commence it while cared for. These are but slight '
the weather is too hot and wet as there cause of apiaculture in Florida, or scarcely leave the hives, except for exercise drawbacks, however, when the bees I

is danger of its rotting. It should rather South Florida, as our source of as there is no honey to be found.
are given close attention and
they are
never be banked while the stocks are honey supply is quite different and From the foregoing it will be seen
more than off set by the profuse secre-
at all wet.-Ex. comes at a different season, from any | (that the bees are gathering mere or less
.- tion of nectar, and exempt from
other portion of the State. Our main
Celery Rust. surplus about six or seven months of
winter losses incident to this climate.In .
The celery "rust" is occasioned by because most reliable honey flow, is the twelve, according to the weather. the columns of the agriculturalpress

anything that injures the roots, eitheran from Penny Royal, (Saturia Rigid,) The present has been the worst '
of the State I but few articles
excess of rain or droutheithercause a plant of the mint family, which opens t season ever known here, as the con see
kills the and the from practical resident apiarists,
working the about December1st
honey season
up i tinued cold of the winter, followed bya
yellowing up or "rusting" of the the majority being extracts from api-
and continues and
leaves Eoon follows. In the open field blooming yielding very dry spring-no rains yet June arian journals of other sections, largely

this is beyond our control, but the honey until about the first of 7)has) kept the bees comparativelyidle inapplicable here. In the absence ofa

hint given is invaluable in operations April. The bees work on this bloom but I have doubled my numberof

under glass, where watering is underour whenever the weatuer will permit, as colonies, and more, and have taken journal devuted to the aplacultural
command. There is but little doubt interests in Florida, I see no better ,
it secrets honey continuously, wet or about fifty of
that nine-tenths of the failures in rose pounds per colony ex- way to reach apiarians and would-be
. dry, hot or cold. Colonies are gen- tracted honey, and have more to take
growing for flowers in winter is trace- apiarians, than through the columns
able to the working roots of the plants erally,weak at the beginning of this : yet though not much.
of home I
our to
am pleased
being destroyed by being kept too wet bloom, and it takes a month or six In my next I will give my plan for note the establishment papers. of
an Apiarian
or too dry.-Qaracner's Monthly. weeks of valuable time to get them an apiary, also various hints that
.... may Department in the DISPATCH, and
Cucumber Seed. good and strong. The wise beekeeperwill be of value to new comers.
trust this new departure will bring out
Cucumbers from old seed fruit bet- be careful to have them strong at HARRY G. BURNET.Alva .
of and
an exchange thought
experience -
ter and melon plants the opening of the harvest ; this can Monroe County, Fla.,June 7, 1886.
are shorterjointed -
-.... on this subject which will encourage
and flower at the third and fourth be accomplished by a proper manipu- -
BEE-KEEPING IN FL.OKIDA. apiarian interests and increasethe
when from fresh lation of the combs with the feeding
joint seeds
Northern Methods Not Applicable. honey production of the State.
would of colonies that are short of stores.
not give a flower until the tenth Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : To constitute my share to this end I

joint. This improvement of such seeds By the latter part of Janury colonies That some localities in Florida are will send you a few articles for beginners -

by age, C. M. Hovey says can be ex- will be built up strong and hives be more favorable for securing a crop of who desire to enter the field of

plained on scientific when well filled with honey, so that early in than others there
principles : surplus honey can apiaculture in a small way, and with a
fresh they and contain February swarms may be expected.If be doubt and from .
are fleshy: pab- no ; personal observation reasonable outlay of time qnd
ulum which the the apiary is run for honey, it is i
gives vigor to young together with information to secure sufficient honey for the use 4

plant, but with age they get rid of the beet not to allow more than prime obtained from individuals and other of the family, if not for sale. .
surplus food. swarms to issue. These swarms shouldbe
sources, I am satisfied there is no part Jonv Y. DETWILER. '

managed as follows : of the State where bee-keeping in a 4

Broom Corn. Hive them on empty frames, or pos small way will not return honey suffi- Prospect fur Surplus.

A few years ago remarks the Chi sibly, it is better to have a two inch cient for home use and a surplus cov- Owing to protracted drouth,the bees

cago Tribune, everybody! got to rais start. r of comb foundation in each ering the trouble and expense of their have been extremely quiet for the past

ing broom corn. The market "as frame. Be careful to have your hives maintainance. To accomplish even ten days. Palmetto<, is opening slowly,

overstocked, prices went (down so lowthat tet level, so that the combs be built this they must receive proper atten- and with the exception of an hour or

there was no profit in it, and a straight. As soon as they are well at tion. so in the morning and evening thereis

general disgust for the stuff ensued but little honey
work comb
building say two or Unless under the care of a practical
Everybody quit) as suddenly as every three then sufficient for brood rearing. The pros-
days, put on a queen ex- apiarist the colonies of bees are usu-
body had begun, and last year only pects of securing any surplus extremely
board and
cluding honey upper story ally located in some out of the way
about a third of a crop was raised, filled with frames of comb or founda- place where neither stock nor children doubtful. J. Y. D.

and no attention was paid to savingthe tion. This throws most of the work will be subject to their attacks, then June 5, 1886.

seed. Old stocks were soon ex force of the hive into the
ing surplus left to battle against the assaults of

hausted, and even when the speculators department, and it is astonishing howquickly ants, roaches, moth, worms, and rob- There is a Peppermint.corner in peppermint.The .
became of the
aware scarcity o f they will fill the upper story ber-bees, until they become so reduced price has advanced 15 per cent.

the article, broom corn went up likea < with honey, and by the time this i is as to compel them to "swarm out" and with every prospect of further rises.

rocket and now broom corn, whicha done, it will be found that the framesin unite with neighboring hives. This is The corner is engineered by a leading

year ago was worth 880 per ton, i j. the brood chamber are also built more particularly the case with weak Philadelphia firm in the interest of
worth anywhere from $160 to $240, Hiram G. Hotchkiss, of Wayne
; out, and well filled with brood. With colonies in shallow frame hives in this
and is better than gold even at these county, New York; who is known as
figures, for there is no telling how I the above method it will be found that climate. The management of bees in the peppermint king of the world.

much higher it may go. The seed, the swarm will yield a greater surplus this latitude differs quite materiallyfrom The mint acreage of the country is

which is ordinarily worth $2.50 a I I than the parent colony. that required in the North. about 4,000 acres, and a fair year's
bushel, is now worth $10, and can't is worth about $250,000. Last
I April opens up with the harvest of Having had the experience of the
be had in sufficient quantities even at year, however, was a bad season, and
that price. There is probably not, ,; honey from the Saw Palmetto, (Sabal 1 seasons since 1883 in Florida, pre- the total crop did not exceed $130,000

seed enough in the country to put out t j i, Serrulata) that lasts until about June I ceeded by ten years at the North, J I in value.Ex.

more than a third of a crop this yer, 15, and if the season is propitious, i it I feel warranted in making a few comparisons Why cannot the growing of pepper-

and the prospect is that the familiar''.;' will keep the apiarist at the extractor and in furnishing such information mint be made profitable in Florida?
25 cent broom will remain at 40 cents''
for some time to .come, aid that the pretty steadily, as the bees are in good as will render the owners of On some of our low lands near Jacksonville -

farmers.who are lucky enough to have I shape to take advantage of this har- a few colonies better able to give them the wild mint grows most lux-

seed on hand will make a good thingout vest, having built up strong since the care and attention necessary to uriantly and is almost ineradicable.

of their broom corn crop this year. swarming on the continued honey flow secure a surplus of honey for home ED. DISPATCH.


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get along very well. But this would We had a horse once that used to goo I rapidly bringing the wild lands into

';.1' Live ptocl\. not he a general rule.] the hydrant" and turn on the water requisition for occupation and cultiva-

tion ; while the increasing facilities
Feeding ork H. HORSES. I for transportation and the necessity
l The horses of the Metropolitanstreet One of the best stables in the District -
Outside of the livery stables of the I for improved stock to meet the new
in condition is that of the Adams Express
railway are good ,
South, there is little if any system or in spite of the hard work which is Company.. Mr. George S. Smith, the markets require an entirely new

care in feeding and stabling work ani- their lot. It is supposed to be the superintk 1dent of the stables, who has method for success and profit.

mals, and the number of horses and most trying life which a horse can the care of horses for many years,said We are glad to notice that the cat-

mules which are annually sacrificedby lead, and, as a rule, a few years' time to a Star; reporter, when asked for information tle men in South Florida are addres-
uses up the best horse This natural as to how the horses were
the habits of reckless and
irregular sing themselves to this new order of
result, however, is overcome in this instance fed : "In the morning, the first thing,
feeding adds. vastly to the market things as indicated by the following
to a large extent by careful and we give our horses each about seven
price of stock. It is safe to bay that judicious treatment. "We feed our pounds of oats, with about a quart of from an old stock-raiser of Manatee

twenty per cent. of the feed value is horses," said Mr.\ Pearson, the president shelled corn and a double handful of county :

wasted and twenty per cent. of the of the road, "on a mixture of good hayAt noon we give them "I have, until recently, been en-

stock is annually sacrificed in the corn, oats and hay, ground separatelyand about the same. At night we give gaged in stock-raising in the southern

Southern States from .the careless then mixed. \Ve find that this is them a good peck of chop, made of portion of the State, and knowing as I

the best food, and in the end the cheap. ground or crushed corn, white mid do the hardships, privatious, and un-
habits and want of system and regu- est. There is no change in diet exceptin dlingd and bran. Every other nightwe certain profits of that pursuit under

larity in feeding the working animals. case of sickness, and then the horsesare give them about ten pounds of hay, the present system, my sympathies are

With the work horse or mule it is a physiced much as human beingsare and every night eight or ten pounds of extended towards a very worthy class
whose systems are out of order. clean rye straw for bedding. We don't of who under the
"feast or a famine" in the hands of people, most trying
We feed no long hay, because a great give; them hay every night, because if circumstances, are seeking an honora-
four.fifths of
owners or managers. portion of hay thus eaten is lodged in we do they won't eat their chop up ble livelihood by the rearing of cattle,

f In proportion as the lax habits and the crop, and does not reach the lean. By giving it every other night, hogs, horses and sheep in a free range.

profuse indulgence of plantation life stomach at all. You never heard of we find that they always eat up their Following in the tracks of their an-

give place to the economies and com- a racing horse being fed uncut hay.It feed. We water them three times a cestors, these people know but little

interferes with their wind, and so of day-before they go out, when they about the cultivation of grasses or the
petition of diversified farming, will all horses that are used on the road come in, and after we clean up for the raising of food for their stock, neitherare

these habits of reckless disregard of where speed is a consideration. Incase night. Of course, the drivers, when they familiar with the process necessary -

animal life and comfort be modified, of car horses, it,is necessary that the horses are out, give them water for the improvement of breedor

and prudence, care and system be- they should be kept going. For in- when they need it. In warm weather, blood by the introduction of new

come the rule. stance, on this road a horse works instead of cracked corn and middlings, and superior orders of animals. Their

three hours and a half per day and we give corn meal and wheat bran. stock is such as their fathers had, and
A Washington gentleman lately goes sixteen miles. This is a day't Our horses have to do hard work, but the means of its support the native

lost a valuable horse from careless or work. Of course this three hours anda II we keep them in good condition. Thatis grasses, and range what nature has

ignorant feeding, and he asked the half is not continuous. There are a general statement of the way we provided. Until of late years, this was

editors of the Star'iu' obtain and pub- short intervals of rest. But by feed- feed horses. Of course, in particularcases quite sufficient, and stock was doing
ing horses three times with we have to use judgment. Whena
lish the practice of the heaviest feedersof our a day very well, and stock-raisers making a
this feed and cleaning them well, we horse comes in dull and blows over but
good living, emigration pouring
the city. They did so and publishedthe are able to keep them in good condi- its feed, the best thing is to take it into the State, and considerably reducing -

following results : tion and make them useful for years." away. The chances are that the next the area of the free range, by

rules time it will eat up clean. Don't allowa the in of extensive of
'You can't lay any down about THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HORSES. fencing tract

feeding horses," remarked the proprietor "We feed on oats principally," said horse to stand blowing over its feed. land has caused many to realize that

of one of the largest livery stablesin Chief Engineer Cronin of the fire department My\ men are particular also to clean subsistence for their stocks and herbs is

the city. "For different horses you speaking of the horses of the mangers out well before feeding, becoming less and less plentiful, andto

require a change in the method of the department. "We feed on oats and not 'allow any stale, sour feed to see the necessity of devising some

feeding. Large horses require more and enough chopped feed to keep the be left like in the manger. There is noth- means to enable their stocks to live.

feed than small horses, and horses that bowels open." ing regularity in feeding.Vhen Fortunately for the stockmen, a

work hard more than those that do "Do you feed any long or uncut horses don't have enough at one time, great deal of the land bought up is not

little. But take a horse in good health hay?" and then, perhaps, too much at another enclosed, and until it is, no serious in-

and, the quantity of food being regu- "We give the horses six or eight well., you I cannot said expect the to keep horses them jury to their interest can take place,

lated by the amount of work he does, pounds to stand to at night, but the we gave hay as their stocks will continue to have

I find that the best feed is oats twicea principal feed is oats; no corn meal. every other night. That is a matterof the use of it, as they did when the
If find horses
day with cut feed once a day. The We give a horse a peck and a quarteror judgment. you on land belonged to the State, but should
their feed and it clean
latter is composed of corn meal, bran a peck and a half of oats a day; eating up you land owners generally enclose their

and cut hay mixed together. Thereis we feed them three times a day can give them hay every night. lands, the area of the range would be-
"You will notice when horses
no necessity of feeding horses warm -morning, noon and nightgivingthem are come reduced to such an extent that
fed clean with else
food unless they are sick, and while about a half a peck each time. nothing" they stockmen would be forced to adoptone
do them continued Mr.
not digest ,
.there are a great many kinds of horse Then we give them chopped hay two or the other of two alternatives, .
Smith. little benefit
feed invented and placed on the or three days in a week. We feed our "They get or no either to buy land for stock range, or
from them. In order to make the
market, yet, like human food, the staple horses very much as race horses are reduce the size of their stocks, retain-
horses them and masticate
articles remain unchanged and fed. Our veterinary says that oats are grind up ing only such number as they owned
them should handful
form the best and most important element ] best. You will find that the flesh of properly,you put a range to support or could otherwise
] of with the Then
oats. they
in the feeding of horses. If peo- our horses is very solid. Oats make hay provide for. The probability is that
them them and the full
ple allow themselves to be gulled into solid flesh and bone and muscle. Our eat digest get land speculators seeing the disadvan-
benefit of them. Oats make cl
buying all kinds of concoctions and horses, when they work, have to expend mu ; tageous position in which the stock-
makes fat. Men who trot-
giving them to their horses they havea in a short time as much energyas corn own men are placed, will enclose their
ters feed little but the best oats.
perfect right to do so, but they oughtnot other horses expend in a whole Corn is both corn, and lands, thus hoping to compel a pur-
to complain if their horses become day's work. We could not feed our fattening strengthening : chase, and, as in all probability the
at the time. It is mistaketo
sick. There are no substitutes for hay, horses on chopped feed, as I under- same a price put upon these lands will be
feed horses thing all the time.
oats and corn. Now the latter is, in stand some railroad companies do. It one greater than their pasturage will just-

my opinion, rather too heating to be might do for their horses, but it would They does.enjoy variety In the winter just as time much good as a ify, stockmen will be forced to adopt
used much as feed during the summer, not do for ours. Half a peck of oats man the latter alternative, i. e., reduce the
but I use it during the winter. Thereis in a horse's stomach is not like half a thing to give a horse is about ten ears size of their stocks, confine them to
of sound Then the
no great secret in the way of feed bushel of chopped feed. The resultsof good corn. at noon such land as they can afford to own,

ing horses. All that is needed is to our system of feeding are very sat- feed them is varied and again each at time.night" giving -I. and give their attention to the improvement -

follow the plain simple rules and not isfactory. We never have a case of: a change-.... of their range, and the

adopt the suggestions of every one who colic among our horses. The great StockGrowing.The raising of food for their stock. We

come along. A horse after all is much thing is to give a horse sufficient, andg old method of stock-raising in have hundreds of cattlemen throughout -

like a human being and is apt to get 've it regularly. Water? Oh, we the State owning from twenty to
sick from pretty much the same causes. give them water when they want it! the Gulf States however profitable in forty cows who don't get as much actual -

If a man treats his horses as well as Our horses will halloo for it. If theyare the past, must give way to the marchof benefit from them as do farmers

does himself, the animal, as a rule, will loose, they will go to the hydrant. progress and civilization which is 31 further up the country from one-tenth


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the number, and why? Because their three vehicles you meet are drawn by Our climate changes men and it must Sleeping Standing.

cattle are so badly scattered over the animals wearing blinders. The use of also change animals. The Holstein Many horses have the habit of

length and breadth of the country, these modern abominations came with may become so Americanized as to exactly sleeping standing up. It is a very
that, with all their hunting, they can'tfind
half of them, and those found, dependent the introduction of machine-made har- suit our needs. injurious habit, and the horse shouldbe

Machine-made harness --. broken of it if The various
as they are upon an eat-out ness. supplanted Soiling Cow possible.

and burnt-up range, scarcely have life hand-made harness because it stalls in which horses are often
To the
"cow boy" and stockmen of
in them the greater part x>f the year. was cheaper, and blinders were put placed makes a recumbent position
The yield of milk is trifle and Florida, as well as to ordinary dairymen -
a mere ,
upon the horses because the manufac- difficult. It is cruelty to the animalto
is frequently impure ; little or no in- the idea of penning and feedingcows
and but beef is raised turers saw fit to attach them to their place him in such a stall after doinga
crease, rarely a cutting and bringing the rationsto
fit to eat, and yet the care of these cat- bridles, the owner thinking them the the cattle instead of allowing themto hard day's work.

tle involves hard riding on horsebackfor proper thing because they came with *-*-. '
graze at large, savors more of fancy The Starkville, Mua., State Journal
days and weeks to all
; exposure the harness. We have never been ableto
kinds of weather, and a terrible strain farming than of utility. Yet it is says :

upon the health and strength of man discover any good purpose they demonstrated by the Ohio Agricultural "The horsemen of East Mississippi
A horse which is unreliable
and horse. serve. Experiment Station that soiling propose to show, at the College Commencement -
The for this is without them will he doubly so with
remedy plain. Every instead of pasturing would double the that this section of the
farmer in Florida knows how grass them. If a horse retains his spirit they State can produce fine horses, as wellas
The old of
grows, knows what a task it is to raise end to make him suspicious, oftenerhe gross receipts. system good cattle. Breeders will have

crops of any kind, because of its rapid loses his spirit and settles down to pasturing is not consistent with an ad- some fifty or more stallions, mares and

and thrifty growth, and such being vanced and progressive agriculture, colts on the grounds."
the the stockmen in. the stolid indifference of the common ---- -- --- ---
case, we say to and the time is not far distant when
stead of to kill the plug. In a more direct they injure -
trying out grass, way
nearly all the food of cattle will, in The Eucalyptus in South Florida.
let it grow, and clear up more land for the eye. And then the looks ot Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH
the State of Ohio :
be and fed
it to Plant cut to
grow on. improved varie- the thing-the horse is a noble, grace- I In your issue of the 24th of Mayyou
ties whose yield is greater, and partic- them. It is perfectly safe to say that
ful creature sight is one of his keen- advise that of the
; us large trees
ularly such as will stand through our almost any farm within the borders of i

winters. House all the peavines and est senses, and the eye one of his most our State will carry twice as. much Eucalyptus Globulus were killed as far

other forage possible to help your stock beautiful features. What execrabletaste I south as Sanford by last winter's freeze.It .
stock if this latter plan is pursued. A
along in time oi need, and enclose all is it that would cover them with may be of interest to your readersto
general change from pasturing to soil-
the land you can afford to own with a
leather when driven
unsightly flaps know that the January freeze had
three-strand wire fence, and then your ing would double the gross receipts,
forth to delight the Cut them off effect the in
eye. no upon trees growing
hardships, privations, changes and uncertainties -i and would add largely to the net in- .
of a cowboy life are over. your bridles; do not hesitate to do come to many a stock and dairy this latitude-26 39I have several

You can have the use and benefit of so; we have never had any trouble on trees growing about my place here ;
farmer. To allow cattle to run at
your cattle the year round, and if you their removal even from horses accus- the oldest about a year old at the time
large over good meadow land is waste-
will but
much time
apply as to improv- tomed them since first in harness.
to of the freeze, and then about ten feet
ing your own stock range, and raising --. S ful, and unthrifty and improvident.Half .
feed for your cattle, as you have been NO UNIVERSAL, nRE}
spending in the woods hunting and Secretary Russell, of the Massachusetts : same amount of stock and keep themin inches high. I had about twenty trees,

not always finding them, you will Agricultural Society, at the recent better condition if the product be none of them in any way protectedfrom
have and better milk beefto
more good cold. thermometer fell
eat, plenty of fertilizer and increase convention, said he had little cut and placed before them. My to
32 the 10th 11th and 12th of Jan-
faith in the that is tH on ,
will not be driven off as "here- cow expected to .
dicks." excel in all directions. The Jersey Japan Clover-L. 'spedezu uary, and there was a trace of ice each

I believe that many will say that cannot be a first rate beef animal so Daniel Dennett, Agricultural Edi- morning. None of my twenty trees

this is impracticable and tor of the New Orleans Picayune says : in hurt the cold and
unnecessary, long as she excells as a butter cow. As were any way by ,
but convinced as I am that the busi- "Last winter was hard on swine-cold, all of them still flourish
growing, un-
the criminal said the
to judge
ness of stock raising, as at present car- poor wet, just the weather to freeze and der favorable circumstances muchas
ried on, is not conducive to the inter- "you can't expect all the Christian as
starve death the unsheltered unfed
ests and welfare of those engaged in it, virtues for twelve dollars per month." ten feet a year. 1 measured.the

I merely throw out these suggestionsin The question of breeds when up for swine everywhere in these States. Hadit growth of one tree about a foot high

order that a numerous and worthy discussion is, usually one of disputeand not been for lespedezas in March and found it to be growing fully an
class of our citizens them- would have died that will
may prepare many now inch for several I
a day days. usually
contention each
selves for changes which, owing to the speaker being weather the ills of the season, and live
the when four five feet
less in favor of his top trees or
rapid growth of the State are inevita more or prejudiced
until the in in the fall.
crops come in order make them
ble. own herd or breed. The question of high, to bushy,
Horses, mules, cattle, calves and geese
and their I
breeds is of adaptation. For rich, to prevent spreading.
and sheep, all same to crave Japan
the seed of the Glob-
plant Eucalyptus
Shoes and Blinder level land, the large Shorthorn or
clover, and choose it in preference to ulus which I from seedmen in
The best veterinarians condemn the Holstein may be kept with profit but get

shoeing of horses that are to be drivenon on much of our New England hill any other" herbage that nature offers New York. These may be planted in

country roads; and the use of blinders land more active and smaller breeds them. This clover takes naturally to this latitude any time in the year, and
the lands of Middle For-
under all circumstances.Few would be better. Pedigree animals,as when carefully transplanted the trees
ida and will afford reliable
early pas- with little difficulty.
of our cities aspire to pave- a rule, need more delicate care than grow
for stock and is
turage highly recom- Yours respectfully,
ments, and the dirt beds of our streets farmers can or will usually give them.
mended Prof. Phares of the Mississippi
and country roads render shoes unnec- The Jerseys are a little tender for
Agricultural College as a Worth, Dade county, Florida.
and the has it of cattle haveto .
essary, practice never roughing as many our -
superior milk producing feed for cows. Rye for the South. (
come in vogue. Many overlook the rough it. 1 he speaker was favor- .

fact that the feet of their horses and ably impressed with the Guernsey as a California Horses In New York. The Southern Live Stock Journal

mules need attention even if they do dairy cow, as she is a little larger anda The sale of Senator Sanford's horsesin Mississippi, says that Northerngrownrye

not require shoeing. They should be little more hardy than the Jersey ; New York, May 5, was satisfactoryto is not good for !needing at the

gone over once a month and put in is more like what we admire in the the owner. Of the 104 sent from South, and says: "The South ought to
raise more largely of rye seed. It is
shape with chisel, knife and rasp. Feet Holstein, which is now so popular in California, six died on the passage. a reliable crop. Sown on good, clean

cared for in this way will do better this country, but whose milk is not Fifty sold on first sale day and aver- land in the early fall, there is no dan-

than if shod. quite up to the Massachusetts stan- aged $1,000. The Senator said his ger of failure in securing *a paying

The blinder evil-and we believe dard of thirteen per cent. solids. But object was not so much to obtain high crop. The rye can be grazed during .r
the fall and winter and stock taken
the use of blinders to be evil and evil whatever pure breed we may adopt we prices as to introduce his one, two and ,
off in the spring and a crop of seed
only-is more serious, and we are will find that the characteristics of three years olds to stock breeders at allowed to mature. It is a valuable

sorry to add more prevalent in this that breed will change under the influence the East so as to secure annual sales crop to keep lands from washing and

part of the country. Two out of every of our New England climate. hereafter. leaching."



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Caster Oil. Enraptured with South Florida.

: Ille lJIorida ,ixgztch. Sixty-seven thousand acres were devoted FIorridian a. Northern visitor to South Flor-

to the cultivation of the castor ida-a New Englander
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,JUNE 21,1886. an open
-. ----- ---- oil bean in Madras last Those
A.H. -- year. STATE ITEMS. letter of four columns of the Fort
who have had any fear of a scarcityof Meade Pioneer the most
The Indian River Sun says that presents glow-
:). The tree peddler and lightning rod this exhilerating beverage may now horse and deer flies are abundant at ing picture of the beauties and advan-

man should, be classified with the lot- take comfort! Eau Gallie and that General Gleason tages of the Peace Creek country
;) tery dealer and gambler, and thor- Australian Forests. lost a mule in consequence.Sauth which has yet come under our notice.In .

..X'oughly proscribed. Evidence of the decay of forests in Florida Sentinel: Mr. A. I. the first stages and under the full

4 Australia is found in the present ex- Bidwell shipped one-half a bushel of pressure of the "Florida fever," he
To H. F. F. ,NASHUA. his Peen-To peaches North a few days
istence of a few trees far exceeding in sees nothing but the gilded visions ofa
and received returns yesterday
an error in computation. The extract size of those about them and ago
any sup- stating that they sold for 89. newly discovered paradise just as
was from the Jacksonville, and not posed to be the survivors of a departed -
the invalid, after the fever subsides,
the Palatka Herald. Palatka New8: Mr. A. P. Canova
race of giants. A tree twentyfivefeet can see nothing but the dreary wastesof
I has returned from an extended trip
'1 Major John K. Russell, at Olustee, in circumference, at a height of through South Florida and the Indian wild desolation and the gloomy

< has cleaned out his orange orchard thirty feet above the ground, was described river country. He says all the lands portals of Hades.
late of the down there have been taken andit
at a meeting Royal up
and is planting 120 acres to pecans The writer does not overestimate the
of New South Wales. is next to impossible to locate a
and English Walnuts.. Society ..S. homestead. He is enthusiastic in his capabilities of soil or climate, nor the

Cotton. praise of the country, but looks like real advantages over his New Eng-
While is loaned in
c' money being Cotton is not a fibre, but plant hair. he was glad to get back to his old land home, of the territory of whichhe
Florida on farms and real estate at home in Palatka .
It holds to be into thread be- again.A
spun a speaks, but in the enthusiasm of the

from ten to twenty per cent, com- cause of peculiar twists in each hair, scheme is on foot in Tallahasseeto revelation he overlooks the practical
there is abundant
pounded quarterly, shown under the microscope, especiallyin establish a creamery in that city for obstacles arising from human imper-
capital in San Francisco offered at six the of handling the milk and
polarized light. Linen thread purpose
may fections, in experience and want of
and seven cent. butter of that section. The Tallahas-
per be spun because the flax fibres have foresight and the time, labor and
PSI sean thinks such a thing would provea per-
A recent hasty run to the beautiful certain roughnesses on their surfaces, profitable investment to its projectors. sonal sacrifices necessary to a full

"hill country" of Middle Florida, which enable them to cling together. The native grasses in Leon realization of the reasonable anticipa-

strengthens our old convictions that Hence it is impossible to make as fine county furnish fine summer pasturage, pations awakened. Though he states

:- that region is to be the agricultural linen as cotton cloth, but it is much and the hay made from the same facts and draws honest conclusions,
grasses, make a splendid food for
portion of the State-the section where stronger. 4 winter. yet his delineations do not present all

'\rt farming and fine stock growing will Formula for Fertilizers. the shading necessary to the proper

rival the richest portions of Kentuckyand Professor Newman, of the State Ag- tion Longwood with the Republican castor-bean: In connec-farmat appreciation of a stranger abroad, so
the blue grass regions. ricultural Department of Alabama, Forest City, a mill will be erected that when he immigrates he may not

PSI has furnished the DISPATCH the following with all the necessary machinery for be disappointed from the effects of his
There is a small tree growing in a
formulas for fertilizing the extracting oil. This will make an preconceived ideas.It .
Tuscarora Nevada the foliage
gulch near -
: 1,000 pounds cotton seed meal, easy market for small growers whom
orange is from these enthusiastic
of which certain is
at seasons
wish to into the business in
y go
300 pounds kainit, 700 pounds Englishacid
said to be so luminous that it can be the neighborhood. Mr. E. S. Rich- writers giving their own coloring hon-

distinguished a mile away in the darkest phosphate; and for fertilizing vegetables ardson, of the Florida Poultry Yardsrt estly, rather than from representationsor
..... : 1,200 pounds cotton seed meal
night In this immediate season it DeLand, contemplates starting a misrepresentations made by citi-
200 pounds kainit, 600 pounds Eng- weekly poultry journal at ?m early for that
emits sufficient light to enable a per- / zens speculation purposes,
date. Mrs. Fox has silk
40,000 wormsat
lish super-phosphate. At the Jacksonville -
Florida has suffered in estima-
son to read the finest print. Its lumin- I the DeLand silk factory. Twentyfive popular
osity is said to be due to parasites. market prices of these articles, Connecticut families hate agreedto tion of and not the severe criticisms of

the cost of the orange fertilizer wouldbe settle upon one hundred and twenty an adversely interested or ignorant

In sections of Georgia and South about $21 per ton, and that of the -five acres of land at Hawthorne, outside press.

Carolina where liquor selling is pro- vegetable about $28. which have been donated them by the We make the following extracts
citizens of that place. Sanford has
hibited, white and negro peddlers of An Advocate of Dram Shops. organized a Fruit and V.getable which but do justice to one of the most

whisky travel on foot along the roads Wm. K. Lente, in a communication -I Grower's Association, with B. F. beautiful and progressive portions of

and bridle paths, and in boats along to the Gazette favors the liquor Whittier aj president; John Dood, our State, though differing from the

tie creeks and rivers from plantationto tariff as the means of commercial pros- vice-president; J. E. Price, secretary, views frequently expressed by dyspeptic -

plantation and from and does believe and B. M. Robinson, treasurer. and
turpentinefarm perity not a "lively jaundiced visitors who wander

to another,poisoning the laborers commercial town can be built in an DeLand Agriculturist : The erection about "seeking rest and finding none."

with the death-dealing fluid ; while agricultural country without bar of factories in every orange section '

the courts seem disposed to deal leniently rooms." He says that before a bar .of the State for the making of THE LAKES AND SPRINGS.
wine should by all means be encour- Probably the most noticeable thingson
with these tramping violators of room was open in Seville, all the trade
the law. age1!. First there is money in it, and your map of this country will be
Crescent and that the
P54 I went to City above all it "ill use up the low gradeof the great number and size of its lakes.

The Southern Live Stock Journal bar rooms drew it and concludes his fruit and allow us to send away only These beautiful sheets of deep clear

denounces silk culture as folly andSa.8 long article with the following strong the best, thereby enhancing the pricein water are among the greatest attrac-

"if utterance : "I deplore the effects of the Northern and foreign markets.In tions of the State, and they are no
you want silk buy it. He Spain they make every sort of wine less useful than ornamental. The
hard drinking. I also deplore the effect -
has evidently a raw spot in this con- from orange juice, as the grape disease rapid evaporation of water from their
nection. We of bigotry ; I would still further that The broad surfaces
can point instances hss injured industry. many keeps the air

where through vigilance and care,suchas deplore the result of abolition of liquor orange juice by flavoring can be made delightfully fresh and cool during all

is required in connection with selling in.Seville and see some into hock,sherry, Madeira: port, claret the warm months of summer, while
other town steal the trade of the peo- and champagne, yet making a sound, they afford protection from injurious
: .poultry raising or any other of the ple I see thronging our streets." wholesome article. There is some : frosts in winter that is really wonderful -

: nicer, industrial pursuits, a lady of ..... prospect of a paper factory being and almost invaluable. The water

taste and intelligence has made more, Riparian Rights.It started at Sanford by the Williams of these lakes is literally full of the

within sixty days, required for the is a serious blow to Californiathat Bros., of Brooklyn, who have pur- I choicest fish, their smooth sandy
the Supreme Court should have chased the patents bearing on the pal- beaches make charming drives, and
making of cocoons, than the most stal-
seen fit to sustain the doctrine of metto fibre process for making paper all around their sloping hillsides are
wart laborer in the cotton field could riparian rights and stick to it at the and have secured machinery that will as lovely sites for happy homes as the

accumulate in a year. Apply a little present time when the tide of immi- turn out 60,000 pounds of fine paper trained eye of travel and experiencecould
oil to your "raw" or a little caustic to' gration had set in this direction withso daily. They are in conference with wish to behold. Fairy land itself -

J your "proud flesh," brothers editors. much force.-Riverside Press. parties in Sanford. is scarcely described as moreI

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't. beautiful and attractive than I imagine wo;thy of that expressive name. Every Write or telegraph Byron E. Oak,

a many of these charming spots will variety of vegetable and plant that Jto \ets. the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail

i .' be, when they'become the permanent grows anywhere may be produced hereat ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A .
.f I': abodes of industrious art and cultured some seaso: of the year. Beans full line of Wooden and Metallic
'. '':' : wealth. The range of probabilities for and tomatoes frequently bear here all Fruit and Vegetable Market. Cases and Caskets always on hand.

this rich and handsome region with its through the winter, an'' with proper FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, \ All orders promptly attended to. 25
\ matchless climate, even in the next care the garden will furnish some kind 281 BROADWAY NEW YORK,June 181886.j Laura St., Jacksonville Fla.

; twenty five years, is entirely beyond of fresh vegetable every day from Jan QUOTATIONS.

the power of my pen to describe. uary 1st to December 31 st. I: hive seen Florida.' Tomatoes Cucumbers,. .prime.. . .,.per. "crt, 50@1 25@ 50 Ow .
100 45 00@50 W)
"" as fi e Irish potatoes here this springas Watermelonslselctd. pr, 25 0Opf0 00
It The bubbling springs of pure and I ever saw in Michigan\ or New J. D. HASHAGEN,
healthful water are almost as numerous York, and they were plenty in Fort Eastern Agent.

.i here as they are among the rocky Meade\ when they sold in the Northern

hills of our own New England home, markets at $8 per barrel. Cabbage

and the swiftly running brooks could heads that weighed sixteen poundswere jnb1iilpr'ii jleparJmt'lfRATES /

here be made to irrigate and fertilize abundant in April at fifteen cents ; ; M,
'' as many fruitful fields as they do in apiece, and they have been grown to

I, ,J; any of Northern-,: States. The soil twice that weight, measuring two feet On application.OF ADVERTISING.
here is not surpassed by that of the old in diameter. Strawberries have yielded -

Connecticut valley, which we have more than $2,000 per acre; cucum- Subscription $ '.00 per annum,in advance.In -
known so well as one of the richest bers, $1,700; tomatoes, $1,400; peas, clubs of six or more$1.50 each. .

and handsomest countries in the United $1,100; beans, $900, and other garden Type for Sale. fc
j I States, and the most remarkable feature products in like proportions. The se- To Subscribers.See .
printed slip on your paper (or wrapper) 800 pounds Long Primer the type the DIs-
1 of this region, from a Florida cret of all these almost incredible fig- Note date of the expiration of your subscription -
': stand point, is the pleasing fact that ures is to be found in the wonderful and If In arrears please remit. patch is printing from, Is offered for sale

for twenty miles up and down the Flor- adaptability of this soil and climate to cheap. Address

: Southern Railway there is not a rod such work, and to the fact that the Special to New Subscribers.New c. w. UACO lTA.FRUIT .
: of waste or worthless land. When this products can all be shipped from hereat subscribers to the DISPATCH, will receive -
colored of Florida .i
on application a map ..
long stretch of rich and handsome a season of the year when they meet free. Scale eighteen miles to thi: Inch. V
country, unbroken by malarial swamps with no competition from the Northern "

:, and unsightly lagoons, shall have been gardens. I have made brief men- SPECIAL CLUB RA 7F.S.
converted into one continued orange tion of these things in this conn Action We club THE DISPATCH with any paperor

grove and flower garden, as it will be merely to show you how much more periodical Great Britain.published Prices in on the application.United Statesor s&& & &&sa&8&& & !

': at no far distant day, the continent profitable a Fort Meade\ garden is than Remittances should be sent by Check,
': will not contain a more magnificent one in any Northern State. I don't ter Money,addressed Order,to Postal Note or Registered Let-

display of all that exalts and embel- believe you can name a farm on gar- C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher,

lishes civilized life. den product of our own New England TAfTKROl'tVTT.T.1I, :. FT.A.

,. The soil here is a sandy loam of f home that the same labor and skill
much darker color than most of the would not make from two to five timesas SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.

Florida lands, and is simply delightful profitable here ; and yet these un- DRYERS

; to work. It responds admirably to equaled results are by no means the Cow-Pea, Cow-Peas, Cow-Peas.
both cultivation and fertilization, and chief attractions of a South Florida REDUCED. Seal far Cirwlar.
Now is the time in
to plant
grows home. Beyond a doubt the one great: received
I have just
i \'. groves.
( EVERYTHING TO PERFECTION attraction of this immediate section (
300 bushels "Clays. ISherwood Female Seminary
$J'J! ,., that more than outweighs all the rest, .jM
,,' that can be raised in a semitropical 300 bushels "Whippoorvvilla. I STAUNTON VA.
is its and invaluable climate '
charming 'Aflrst-classFemaleSchool. Location
climate. There is no cereal, perhaps, which 1 don't believe is 200 bushels "Red Ripper ?captivates by beauty and elegance of
anywhere sur- 100 bushels "Blacks." ji buildings and grounds. Every advantage -
wheatthat be with
except cannot grown when all its 'c for thorough education in all de-
: passed advantages are 100 bushels "White Crowders." Send for Catalogue to
profit here and in the place of it -=s Cpartmemtfl.
upland justly estimated. r ., 1 J. L.:MASSEY Pri"ripat.
rice can be raised with five times I 4 Send for prices, .i

,. .: as much net money per acre as the Ocala Free Press: Vegetable WILLIAM A. BOURS, Staunton Male Academy.Best I
best Dakota farms have ever yielded growers must get rid of commission 20 West Bay Street, Corps equipped of experienced school the South Full I

in their most favorable seasons. Oats:I men and high transportation. Jacksonville, Fla. and cabinets Chemical! of minerals apparatus.Philosophical Location
.. .- unsurpassed for beauty and health- .....,
be here land that "
can grown on pine application. ;;
fn nfl HH Catalogue on ;: ;0
Branch DIoiiticello, Fla. WM H: KABLE A. M.. Principal, ,
would bushels and Rocky Nursery
yield forty per acre, SFAUNTON. VA _- __ '
rye can be made profitable for both MoroIoic&L Parties intending to purchase Le- --

grain and pasture; but neither one on Conte Pear trees will do well to place
the richest prairie lands of the west -; ra orders with me before the season to PROVED
iagl8aet sr : w w
a s. .J
will produce one-half the feed that -;,00cCDO '"'i plant opens. I have a choice stock of
Pearl Millet\ and Para Grass will al' : N ww r.. "n a1co
one, two and three-year-old trees, and
yield in Fort Meade. I have myselfseen ? za.o 0000000 will not be undersold. Correspondence Wilson StrawboITY Plants .

here on average soil corn thirteen 4 x M nPlwnH U1JP U'BaJ\ I I I I I I I cm with nurserymen solicited.B. .

feet high that would yield fifty bush- D oo 0c W. PARTRIDGE, .
els per acre, and there are large fields : o Proprietor. FOR SALE.
= nOOlaA I ""+ .o.o""aQ" cco: :
of it here this that will
season yield -) Ie) -H-4-
three times the average crop of the 0)0.- rJJ Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver 011
""' State. A man who left South Floridatwo =C w 0i.< 3 'uolloajla-I r zzz32cflrl2;: aC a with Hypophosphites, Price $2. O per 1000,

years ago to farm on the rich aua r Is a most valuable remedy for consumption -

lands of Texas now says he made more S5,:;- -sq1paJpunq .., w. Scrofula. Wasting Disease, Delivered to the wharf.C.

I money raising corn right here than he .:.:: 0 PU'B Sagaul UI v.00-4-eQ8c-1. .: =Eo4= of children, colds and chronic coughs, F. WINTON,
1 possibly can there, and he proposes to > ll'BJUJ' LI1uci 2 :w;: and in all conditions where there is a

return as soon as he can sell his pres- ;3 3 g: mL loss of flesh, a lack of nerve power anda East Mandarin.

ent crop. Cow peas sown broadcast lJ1Ja. U'BaJ'l I&qq! q on -pew ":S general debility of the system.Not .
.. here make better forage than Northern .. Z .;8 tisI 4 CECIL H. PLUMMER,
and of them will .0. ulnul 1 a lIQ qqQ oo .;'Z1s: 1
hay, one acre pro- a I ccaaci-r tht'hhhty: dC Q) 'Z1 '1:5 a Failure has' Been Keported.
duce more feed than five of our best c. 72 Eo4 oS i. R. B. Glover Randall Ark. writes 4
.. OOOGO00 ,
timothy and clover. One acre of .2.... WWJX'BJ: I I?r coooooc:::taf "oSt.IJ; =:. i Out of all the Hughes' Tonic I have VETERINARY SURGEON

sweet potatoes here will fatten more _, I b W bC sold since I have been selling it, not a ,
beef and pork than two acres of corn .I91aWOJ'Bg gSc8; g
failure has been
dlIBQ u'8aJ'l reported. Every Student of the Royal Veterinary College of
in Missouri or Illinois, and a garden I SO bottle has given perfect satisfaction.I i.London

'.. patch of cassava will produce more : O ... .. ... ... i i ... tom recommend it-a certain safe and
,', milk and butter than two acres of New o r.. ;: :!. :: :: ::-cd :. smtiE speedy cure for chills and fever. Will answer all communications through let-
: York or Ohio clover. .Q.) :cl_ : :.0 = CIS ters and telegrams.
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river country, if there be any region ;:: ::s :: .a xiw Zt'x.a2aJ.EtE04 'i Jackson villeFla. Reed & Foster's Stable,

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THE LIVER DYSPEPSIA Bargains in Real Estato.

Secretes the bile: and acts like a filter to Variable appetite; faint, gnawing feeling RAILWAY.WAYOROSS .

cleanse in jjt'ties of the blood. By irregularity at pit of the stomach,heartburn, wind in the ,

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

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

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

eves, bilious diarrhoea, a languid, weary and it can in all cases be traced to Meridian Time than, which Jacksonville is 33 Minutes Time. Sinvn r will buy 200 acres high rolling

feeling and many other distressing sympan enfeebled or poisoned condition of the $5000 Lend 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, Junction of South: Florida and
Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla-
are relieved at once by the use of BULL'S and purifying the blood tones up the diges- Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily, coochee River

SARSAPARILLA the great blood resolvent. tive organs, and relief is obtained at once. as follows:

DB.JOHN BTTMW have been for a number of DI: .JOHN BULL.-I have no hesitation in saying NEW ORLEANS KXPRES $1 I On will buy a residence lot In Oriole. a
yeanseverelyaffilctedwlthamercurtlheadacbe that believe your SAtsAPAaILLAtobethebest Leave Jacksonville daily at...........,. 1:35 a m IUU new Railroad town on f S.: I''. R.R., in
und a dull,heavy pain in my liver. Three bottles medicine manufactured for the cure of Scrofula Arrive at Jacksonville daily at......... 7:3 a w Hernando connty. Easy terms: concessionsto
of than BOLX/S all the SARSAPARILLA others combined gave" xno more relief Syphilis,and many other cutaneous and glandular Leave Callahan daily at.................... 8:18: a m those who will build. Place rapidly Improving -
affections,having used it with entire success
T.II.OWENS, Louisville,Ky. in numbers of the abovo cases.JAMES Arrive at Waycross daily 0.1-..._. ..10:15 a In .
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .v. R.R... 1:50 p m
DB. JOAN Duu.-I have examined the ; MOORE,Louisville,Ky.
scription for the preparation of Da.JOIIN BULL'S pre- Arrive at Thomasville daily at._...... 1:37 p m $1 100 will buy a handsome lot in Parkers-
SARSAPARILLA, and believe the combination to Da. JOHN BITT.T.-I procured one bottle of Arrive at BaInbrIdge daily at............ :':35 p m burg\larlon county,facing on Coop.
be:=.excellent oneand well calculated to produce BULL'S SAKSAPAUILLA for my eldest son. Among Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at...... 4:04: p m er Park. Send for colored map. Property of-
i .! alterative impression on the system. I the remedies and various prescriptions that he Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.RjiglO p m ered very cheap. .
ha* used It both In public and private practice has tried for weak. lungs and chest,this one bottle Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.R-...... 2:30 a m ,
use.has: been of m benefit,to hiss than all. It has
an"think It the best article Sarsaparilla iu
cured me of epsia as w>u.Dianne Arrive atNew Orleans vIaL.&N.R.R 7:20 n xu will large lot in
)..L FYLES,M. D., Louisville Ky. JJji! : $ 150 buy a building
Be*.:Phyiu*t Lou. Hosp. JOttS McGEE,EOIM Cave,Ky. Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson- : Windsor, Alachua county, a flour-
ville and New Orleans. via Pensacola, and isning place.

r KIDNEYS THE SCROFULA Mobile. FAST MAIL. will buy 100 acres land adjoining

BLOOD Leave Jacksonville dally at............._ 2:00 p m $5000 Windsor. terms. Only
Are the of Is morbid condition of ........ Easy
great secretory organs a peculiar Arrive at Jacksonville daily at. 12:00 m $jIl rash required balance on long time to
the body. Into and through theK&dHtyc is the system, caused directly by Leave Callahan daily at.-................... 2:15 p m suit purchaser. ;
ewastef1uidsconTHE LIFE. Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:39: am
flow in the blood
impurities or by Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:10: p m
m Fingpoi=(JIJXg C ratter taken 1 ,n systhe lack of sufficent nourishment furnishedtem. Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 4:40: p m $250 will buy a well located lot of 10
/f the r''c&Xyc do not act properly this to the system through the blood, usually Arrive at Jesup daily at........ ............. 6:15 p nl acres at Oriole; land all high and
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... fc:35 m dry; originally selected for orange culture.
matter i* i 'al cod and poisons the blood, affecting tae glands, often resulti? in I Arrive at Savannah daily at............... 7:58: p p ni terms of credit. Only$L5 cash required,
causing hou +cbc<>ieaknesstpaininthesmalf swellings, enlarged Joints, abscesses, tore Arrive at Charleston daily at............ 1:25: a m and an equal amount per annum The the interest -
ofbaci and leinc, flushes heat,chills, with eyes, blotchy eruptions on the face or leek Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00: p m on deferred payments. easiest
disordered stomzch and bowels. BULL'S is akin to it and is often mistaken Arrive Baltintore...............................12:35 a m terms offered on high dry lands in Florida.
Erysipelas Arrive Philadelphia..........................- :3:45: a m Enquire for particulars.
SARSA1GLLA acts as a diuretic on the for Scrofula as it comes from the samo cause, Arrive at New \ork dally at..-......_. 6:50 a ru will buy a fine 10-acre lot close by
Kidney Cud bowels, and directly on the impure blood. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA by, Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson- $4 5 0 station at Candler, Marion county.

blood aa CJc./, causing the great or- purifying the blood and toning up the system ville and New York. Very prosperous place; good lands.

gang of tSQ body to resume their natural forces the 'parities from the blood and EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can-
functions, and health is at once restored. cleanses the system through the regular Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30: p m $2 2 5 dler, close by the station.
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..11:30 a m
Da,Joror BTTLX.-I hare" used BTTU.'H HARSAPABXl&A channels. i Leave Callahan daily at....................._ 5:14: p m $400 will buy a 40-acre tract of high roll-
for rheumatism and kidney trouble, and DR. JOHN: Bnti..-It Is my opinion that your Arrive at Callahan..............................10:46 a m i..g pine land lying a little off from
my SOQ has taken it for asthma and general deprl'paratlon of SARSAPARILLA Is decidedly superior Leave Waycross.................................. 7:30 p m the S.S.,O. & G.B.R. in Marion county. Satisfactory -
biuty. IK has given ua both great r l1(>f. to any other now in use, and I will take Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:25 a ra terms to buyers.
Yours truly, great pleasure In recommending it for the cure of Leave Gainesville daily at............?.... 3:50: p m
THOS.H.BENTLEY,Bossville,HI. Scrofula and all diseases of the blood and kidneys. Leave at Lake City_..... ......... ........... 3J5 p m $520 will buy a beautifully located
B. B. ALLEN, M. D.,Bradford,Ky. Leave Live Oak daily at.................... 7:10 p m whole block of lots in I'arkersburg.
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA. PRINCIPAL OFFICE: Leave Thomasville daily aU .............ll:15 p in :Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots

BULL'S WORM DESTROYER. 831>< West Main Street, Louisville, Ky. Arrive at Albany daily at ...............-. 1:30: a in now sold.
BULL'S SMITH'S TONIC SYHUP. Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 8:00: a m $ 150 will buy 10 acres good orange land
SI.OO A Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:10 p m udjolninic Parkersburg.
THE POPULAR REMEDIES OF THE DAY. For Sale by all Druggists. Arrive New Orleans .&N. R.R. 7:30 p m wlll buy bO acres high rolling
t: Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R... 7:10 a m $2500 land adjoining Floral City, in
:wP T.IL BLOOD PUB.E. : Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R..._ 2:2-5: : a in Hernando county. Money in it for subdivision -
Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 a m into lots. Terms to suit.
-- Arrive St.Lois.................................... 7:40 a m
One of the Finest Hotels Pullman Buffet Lars to and from Jackson- $800 will buy 80 acres good high rolling
y.1L. ville and St. Louis via Thoraasvllle, Albany, pine land north of Couper on It.S.
.. in America.All Montgomery and Nashville.JACKSONVILLE R'y inhood. Hernando county. Good..neighbor
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modern improvements and Leave Jacksonville.............................. 9:30: p m $600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole
appliances have been placed in Arrive Jacksonville........................._ 8:05am With Lake Front.
the house, and no hotel in the Leave Callahan.................................10:20 p m will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
o State is more handsomely fur- Arrive Waycross..................................1235 a m $1 1000 southwest of Oriole, close by im-
'" Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 9:10 a m K-ovemeuts
Finest Resort in the South. Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:35: p m

The Hotel contains 190:)rooms,of Arrive Jesup......_................................ 2:15 a m $1200|I dry will adjoining buy 40 acres town land plat, high ot Oriole.and .
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V.& G.... 6:00
a m
which 110 bed rooms the remainder -
r are ; A fortune for some one by subdividing into
are mostly public rooms Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 8:30 a m lots.
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G.R.R.12:05 m building
= of the of the
_ --- ? ---ter-- for the use guests Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R........ 6:50 a m $600 will buy 40 acres of land adjoining
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir preceding.
Surf Bathing, Surf Fishing and Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and I O f n will buy 80 acres land adjoining
Bicycle Riding, on this noted, via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between $IJJ the Company's lands at ember-
;- x beautiful beach, are among the Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through ton which they have laid out in building lots.
leading atti actions. Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and River front. A bargain.
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville
120 land
will buy acres fine be-
> G} .r TERMS:Transient,per day, 3.00 and Cincinnati,via Jesup.SAVANNAH $25Q0 tween Dade City and Tucker-
h-Jf1tCI1 6i abt caJon Special rates by the Week and Leave Jackson ville.............................. 9:30 p m
JUNAOEI 16cilla7 nIJal to Families. Arrive Jacksonville..........................? &:05 a m $400 will buy 40 acres splendid highland
Leave Callahan ...................,..........10:20 p m two miles from BrookHVille.WU .
Arrive Callahan................................... 7:05 a m $8 0 0 buy a young orange grove,265
Leave Gainesville at........................... 3:50 p m trees, some beginning to bear;
HORACE DREW Arrive Gainesville. ............................. 9:35 a m grove in fine condition; Clay county, flue
Leave Lake City...................._.........._ 3:15 p m neighborhood; quarter mile from KingsleyLake.
Arrive Lake City................................10:00: a m .
59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Leave Live Oak at........................._.... 7:10 p m I will buy 160 acres high pine land
Arrive at Live Oak daily at............._ 6:15 a m $1 OHO in Hernando county; place has
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Arrive Thomasville-........................... 7:50 a m several hundred dollars worth of Improve-
Periodicals and Arrive Albany...................................ii50 a m ments on it,including house; Railroad survey
Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:23 p m runs though place.
Arrive Nashville via L. &N. R. IL... 7:10 a m
will located
Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods, Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R.R... 2:20 p m $O U U U land buySlO in Hernaudo acres finely county. Will
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. R. R... 6:35 p m l
Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door Arrive Rt. Louis via L. & N. R. R...... 8:00 p m sell all or part.

Arrive Waycross.......,,...?...... ............12:35 a m
Amusements. Arrive Brunswick via B.& W. R.R... 7:40 a m ,

Moore' Orange Culture, Rev. Ed. ,. .. ... .. .. .. . .. . .. . .... . . .$1.00 Arrive Jesup...._..............................._ 3:13 a m
.. 1.50 Arrive Savannah................................. 6:15: a m
r< Whitner's Gardening in Florida .
. 4.00I Arrive Washington.1030am -
McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida Arrive New York................................. 5:30 p m
have all the Maps, Books, etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica- Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonville Oriole, Ilernando County.
Uon. Legal Blanks of description.
HORACE DKEW. and Tampa. Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville information how to get a home in Florida,
-'-- and Washington. close by Railroad In active operation. Splen-
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail did orange lands. Large number of new
and Steamship connections, and baggage groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
rHREILLSA 1- checked through. Also, Sleeping Car bertha coming in from all over the Union. Attractive -
and sections secured at the Company's Office plan purchase; but little cash required.
In Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- Bargains offered.
senger Station, and on board People's Line
Remedy. for all Diseases of the Liver Kid, Steamers 11.B.
Plant and Chattahoochee and
IUI ne,..Stomach and Bowels. A positive! W. B. CLARKSON,
irab Orchard W De Line
a t er.cure for Dyspepsia' Side Dea ache ville.Bary-Baya steamer City of Jackson. ..
Conatl pation. senna to two teaapoontnls.
I Genuine Crab Orchard SaltA In sealed packatren at 10 and Y:>cts. No genuine salts sold in bull,. JA8. L. TAYLOR, Office : 72l J W. Bay St., up stairs,
CRAB ORCHARD WATER CO., Prop'rs. 8IMON .H-.erlAalnUle.E7.' General Passenger Agent
A. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. Jacksonville, Flm



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MURRAY & McNARY. .,. & .Os.
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.:s]- ':: .. 3 Halifax River,"Volusia County.Fla. ASTH A
.....1- : 'r'" ..B, I All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull the mostskeptfalGERMAN ]
', Ing Lots on and near River. Address,wit
'i Catalogue Free. : stamp, at Ormond. Volnsla County Fla. ASTHMA CURESftSU
So .1eeX.1y most violent attack: insures comfortable sleep;!
F effects cures where all other remedies fill I
Z R W G. TOUSEY g No for results. Its action it
.S KISSIMUMLEE: : Immediate, direct and certain and al
00. Fin. cure is effected in all CURABLE CASES*
3 Seffner Hi/lsborough
"It permanently cured me. Refer to me at any time" I
!Real Estate Agency. Hon. B.Lou.St. Paul.ME....
"I am entirely restored to health by German Asthma.
Cure." n.,..fitton,UamlUon,OAio.
MANVILLE NURSERY Co. I "German Asthma Core U all you claim tor It. It never
Healthy Lands! Low Prices falU." Prof.E. Vow F*gertia,Greenville,S.C\\
I ")(1 physician recommended German Asthma Cure. It I
Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- cured me." Jlrt. Jf.,L. Tetrick:,Londonderry,OMo.(
tlers In Florida. It is the coming ThouMd of similar letter on file. Ask any t ORESCENT UITY, FLORIDA. all who know the S ate testify. There is Big i about It.
Money; for Investors in Town Lots. German Asthma Cure Is Fold by all drngr-I
Idsts at 50c.and 4 1.or sent by mail on receipt
High Pine and Hammock LandsAt of price. Trial pacKIWe free to any address for
stamP. )L!!(mlFJlll..1I..1)..t't.l'nulsllinn..
.. reasonable prices. -. -. ;-'---... ...... _:-,- ".-: --'-, '.--,.,,'-- -; ... -
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< Also good land for Truck Farming. A few
Orange Trees for Planting during the Rainy Months small Bearing Groves on tracts of from PIANOS&ORGANS
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. I /'
of June and July. i, These Groves are easily enlarged, and afford Of all makes direct to cu&to-;
liners from headquarters at
a good I start. Correspondence solicited. .I
t 'wholesale All
prices. goods
HOWELL fc HOSE. I guaranteed. No money asked
Address I till instruments received
KIssimmee,Orange o.lOTS .,-Fla.J _- and fully tested.are Write us .
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents
F. S. CON toM" $4. save you from 850.00 to 8100.00. Address
Lakeview JESSE FRENCH, Nashville Ten me
Manager. on Kingsley WhoUudt Distributing Dc&tfor tto BotaA.
]. .-SoO buys a 5-acre FLORIDA I
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tract for

Send 2 cent stamp for Maps.'etc., to

NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY, [P. O. Box 138, Jacksonville, I:la.

With descriptions of REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew,
jacRsonvllleand Rev. C. Palatka ana All lifts


Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc. I nov9lyJ. ON

Together with full descriptions of all the E. M'CINNISS, UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER

Room No. 10, Bostwick's Block, TAMPA, :MANATEE RIVER,

Price List. Send for to
Catalogue Jacksonville, Florida, Key West Havana and New Orleans.

W. W. :HAWKINS: cSs SON, PrOpS., ,


' GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. Bought and Sold. '

o I Houses for Rent In desirable portions of the

ORANGE AND LEMON TREESBudded city. City property handled and .

returns made promptly. H. B. PLANT of the
from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. Steamers JACKSONVILLE People'sLine
Conveyancing done carefully and at short ,and CITY OF ,of the
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS GRAPES, and a general line De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run as
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, notice. follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line

AARON: 7_ ., Georgeto, FIe Correspondence solicited. dec21-6m Wharf at foot of Laura street:
'R3tfFRUIT Leave Savannah, Florida and Western -
May HIRES' IMPROVED ROOT BEER. Railway wharf Jacksonville,
arrival of Fast Mall train..
daily,on -
TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED packages 25 cts.and wholesome Makes gallonsof bev- Leave Jacksonville............................. 3:00 p m
a delicious, sparkling Leave Green Cove Spring......_.......... 5:10 p m
erage. Sold by all druggists,C.or sent HIRES by mall Leave Tocol.......................................... 6:15 p m
on receipt of 25 cents. E. Leave Palatfca............................._...... 8:40 pm
TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING 48 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Leave Welaka.................................. .10:60 p m
Leave Astor. ................... 2:00 a m
The: Oraiage rn1 :LLemoia: FLORIDA Leave DeLandLading......?.......?._ 4:15 a m
Leave Blue Springs...............-. 5:00 a m
FERTILIZER COMPANY ,Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad -
ill variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aud Honey Peaches, LeConte andTeifl"er wharf......................................... 7:00 a m
Arrive Sanford wharf................. 7lOa
E. T. PAINE, Prest.,,44 East Bay St. City m
Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. Arrive Enterprise............ ..........._...... 8:10 a m
Florida Orange Food, $ 3 per ton. Leave Enterprise................................. 8:30 a m
CATALOGUE FREE. Florida Vegetable Food, $28 per ton. RETURNING,

Sanford wharf.
This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested Leave ,City 5:50 p m
Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton
for the six Groves in Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m
Island St Johns River. past years on Orange Leave Blue Springs............................. 8:50 p m
Florida and has given entire satisfaction.Send Leave DeLand Landing............._...... 9:25 p m
for Circulars and Certificates. Leave Astor.......................................J1:25 p m
A. H. MANVILLE &, CO. Leave Welaka....................................... 2:15 a m
Leave Palatka.................. ................... 4:30 am
aug24-ly Lakeland Polk: County Fla. COW PEAS. Leave Tocol..........._.................._. 6:30 a m
Leave Green Cove Spring......*........... 7:15 a m
--- -- -- 300 bushels Red Rover,Clay, Whippoorwill Arrive Jacksonville............................. 9:4-5: a m

and White Peas for sale. Connecting at Tocol with St.Johns Rail-
road, at Palatka with Florida Southern:
ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY E. T. PAINE, Prest. Railway; at Astor with St. John's and
Lake Eustis Railway* at DeLand Landing
with DeLand and St.Johns Railroad; at En-
CHARLESTON, S. C. terprise with A.C. St. J. & I. R. Railroad tor
Titus ville; at Santord with steamers for In-
Alihely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. dian River, and with trains of the South

Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops, Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
the steamer Margaret of the People Line
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables. A FRIEND IN NEED. for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River;

Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas, etc i Dr. Sweet'sINFALLIBLE also connecting with steamships Mafccotte,
for Key West and Havana every Monday and
Ashley: Dissolved Bones. Avliley Aeid Phosphate.Pure I I LINIMENT.Prepared Thursday,arriving at Key West Tuesday and
Friday,and Havana Wednesday and Sat
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt from the recipe of Dr. Stephen urday.

Muriate, Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,etc.. Sweet t.of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set Returning steamship leaves Havana on
ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural_ Primers,and good articles on Peas, Kalnlt and Is the best known remedy for Rheumatism Wednesday and Ha,urday. Key West Wednesday -

Floats,etc.,address ,Neuralgia,Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns, day and and Sunday.A Saturday. ,arriving at Tampa Thurs-
wounds and all external injuries.
freight steamer of the People's or De Bary-
THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY, SOLD BY ALL DICUGG1ST&-TKY IT. Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville

1 daily,at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
Charles n B.C.
daily,at 9 a.m.

JOYCE & HUNT, I For further particulars Inquire of

JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
SUBSCRIBE FOR THE 31 WhitaKer St.,Savannah,Ga. Office, Waycross Steamboat Wharf.Jacksonville
General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.C. .
FLORIDA DISPATCH NEW HOME and other :Machines attachments -
and parts for all maculnes,Oils,Needles D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
etc. Also Pianos, Organs and VaporCook Savannah,Or
Stoves, Just the thing for summer use. H.S. 1IAINEH. Gen'l Manager.
C>n..J.y$9 per Ye xtr. Send for catalogue. i I Savannah

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Unrivaled Ferrtilizer-for Orange Trees. WM. CANNON, DEER ISLAND

Special to Orange Grower: FLA.
The price of Calcined Humus Is$20 per ton
delivered at your nearest depot; but to meet Agent for Pale of Lots In GARDENS AND NUR SERlE 1.

the emergency of the present season. VKBY -
LIBERAL TERMS will be cheerfully given. Correspondence Kissimmee West Rissimmee and -- = -
respectfully solicited. City, OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.
Address W. W. HIOK, x= -

Fort Mason, FJa. Rosalie. y f- II I
Pot Grown SemiTropical Fruit

A. E. DROUGHT, F. II.. SKELDING, and Ornamental Tree,
President. Cashier.
Plants and Vines.
KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Also for Lands owned by : _
No Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue .
ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. I ii11ttflUfti fj ana Price List Free, on application -
KISSIMMEE LAND CO., fi to the Manager Addressnov29ly

CAPITAL $ 0,000.

Transacts a general Banking business. A.&G.C.C.&OKEECHOBEE LAND CO. J iItt''' L;i } m Oakland, Orange Co., Fla.

Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit

.. cashed.- Correspondente Solicited. o Nnrsorios of Lake WOIT o Go.

r Has correspondents In all the chief towns Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers, either for settlement or lnvestment.
Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands. 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our .
Messrs. C. M. Whitney & Co., New York. These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lem-
In Great Britain: The Bank of Ireland, ons, Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane, early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly In the Countiesof trees are very thrifty, three and four
Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of British St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hlllsborough, Polk, Manateejand; year old stock,% to h% inch diameter, with
North America and Melville, Evans & Co., Monroe. one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces-
London. Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands settlers have located ou them during the:past s'ble to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices. Catalogues. AddressE.
A. N. DOBBINS & ;2BRO. The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice, B. FOSTER, Manager
Sugar Cane, etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla.
Address all correspondence about the above lands to'WTi11iLm

Camnoaa': : A. J. BEACH & SON,

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Gun Locksmiths and Stencil Gutters Lounges in the World.
; They have all the differ- _s ? -+-'.S E D GWIC TL*+-

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Q at any angle,a fiaturefoundonlyintheirgoods.
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Gnnsmithing done in all Its branches. pIe, with a variety of designs -
INVALID I and prices to suit.
If want a 03IFOAIZLEan(1F.LEGAXT -
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Special rates on StencU'Cuttlng, by mall. I ,,r 3 of FURXITVRE- fee them PARLOR LOUNGE.
Oct 8-tf I I 'before buying. I
They nl'o make Physicians'
Chairs and ReclinIng
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ORANGE TREES. I"the best general purpose wire fence in use. It
1st Crone net-work without barb Don't
SEND FOR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST. injure stock. It wilt turn dotes, pigs, sheep and
poultry, as well as horses and cattle. The best i
1O.OOO to select from Varieties: Swee fence for Farms,Gardens, Stock Ranges and Rail
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Seville, Nonpareil,Navel, Indian River, Magnum n roads. Very neat.pretty styles for Lawns, Parks.
Bonum and Hart's Late, budded in 18x1 x School-lots and Cemeteries. Covered with rust-
1842 and 18.3 on sour stocks four years old D proof paint or made of galvanized wire
o I- E. f ned It will last r lIr -t1me. It is better than
from .
Price, 25c. to|1 each. .. 0 -:
ALBERT FRIES III "= bjards or barbed wire In every respect. The
Q 2 :t S fwlck Gates made of wrougbt-lron pipe and
!SI. Vlcb"la 1 Iie M- PREir1GM :, '!; :-::: steel wire,defy all competition In lightness neatness -
Z c ,strength and durability. We make the best
iliFEEli1 00' = cheapest and 'aslest working a19-Iron automatic
-. .' -' .- < cg 'I. ::: t: cry Helf-or>ei.iuc gate and the neatest cheap
;.. E : en Iron fences now made.; The best Wire
...r.. .... _. :)t ctchcrH Gutting Pliers and Post A users.
si c % -# For pricvs ant particulars ask Hardware Dealers

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Mr. M. M. Kesterson Dorsey Co., Ark. ?: w'. Bend for
says: "I; can certify to the fact that Hugh est L "" ;S I; tt.- a.J prices
Tonic is the best chill tonic I ever tried. I ;. ... ?! : 8 and Illustrated Catalogue of

j consider it better than quinine." Mr'i: JI Mi.. 2 I t:' ::. c CO: CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING CO.
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Mr. H. W. McDonald Laurel Hill, Miss. C# n< ? -- ..-.a... Bind Your Papers.
writes Your Hughes ., ?t 1
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every to a number time."of chronic cases. It cures them r \ r t 2:' ti<<: ?) mt4' Ao c L.---. .... f for sale with the name "FLORIDA Di8PATCH" -

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Ga...._.......... 30 tOO 00 Cedar Rapids Ia..:....... ...... ......... --I -
Augusta, Fort Scott, Kan............ 00 1140 00: Logan sport, Ind............i ... ......... Portsmouth, Ohio........ ... .........
Atlanta Oa._..._.......... 35 70 00 Champaign, Ill............. .... Gallion, Ohio............ ... ... .........1 Lincoln, Neb.. ............ 91 156 40 Peoria, Ill...................... 65 116 00
Atchison Kan.. .......... ...... ......... Dalton Ga......_..... ...... 40 80 00
? GalUpoUs, Ohio ... !.........! Macon, Ga............. .......I, 25 50 00 Pittsburg Pa......_..... ... 66 126 00
Adraln, Mich............... ...... ......... Dayton, 0. ............. ... .........I, Grand Rapids, Mich ... .. Mobile, AI&-.................. 40 80 00 Quincy Ill.................... ... .
Ann Harbor, Uch,...... ... ......... Delaware, Ohio............. ... .........1 Henderson Ky............. 5.1) I.100 00 Montgomery, AI&3.'i I 7000 1. .... ................ ?40 8000
Alton Ill.. .................... ... ......... 'Defiance. Ohio......_...... ... ........ Hickman Romeiua. ?
Ky..?............ 5S 100 00 Mansfield, Ohio C:........... ... :.....?.. Ill........... ...... .........
Anniston Ala............... 40 SO 00 ................ 70 120 00
IDetrolt.llilch. l: Indianapolis, Ind......... 00 11000 Massmon Ohio
........... ... :......... Rochester, N. Y........... 68 134 00
Ala... .... 40 80 00 Danvllle Ill................. ... ''
Birmingham, :: .... .. .Jeffersonville, Ind..... 58 108 00 Mt. Vernon Ohio. -
........ ... ...... Sandusky Ohio. ........ 6t 116 00
Ill .. .... ... ......... ............... .... .. .. .. l.9 ,
Bloomington, .; I Davenportja ... .. .Jacksonville, 111_......... .. .. :Memphis, enu........... 4.5 00 Rioux City Iowa......... s,.. .........
BurllnsttonJ Ia................ ...... .... .DUbUqUe, Iowa............ ... .........1 Joliet, IlL....................... ... .?.:::...?. l\lllwaukee, WIs......?..? 70 120 00 Springfield,, Ill.......... .. ...... ....._.
Belleville Jll................. .... ,Des Moines, Iowa........ Jefferson City, ::1\10....... ...... ......... Madison Ind................ .. ?
68 126 1 85 250 00 ...... St. Joseph, 1\10............... ...... .........
Bu1l'alo N. Y........_...... .00 Denver Col................... .1
{ I KnoxvUle. Tenn ......... 00 Mlnn ,
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Minneapolis, .... ...... St Louts Mo... ...... .... 65 11600
Mlch ... ...... ...... ......... Dixon Ill....................... .. ?
Bay City: Kenton, Ohio....... ....... I ... ......... 1liadison Wls. I .1
t ...... ...... ........ Saginaw. Dfich.......... .. ... .........
Bristol ......... .._ Ohio.................. .
.J.enn. Elyria .
Kalamazoo, l\I1ch ...... 70 120 00 Montreal Canada. i
70 120 00 106 ........ ...... ..... eldOhio........... ... .........
Cleveland 0........... ?..., Evansville, Ind-......... 56 00 Kansas City 1\10........... ... ... .Na8hv1lle Tenn. 45 90 Paul
Cincinnati ........... 00 St. Minn.............. ..... ........
Ohio......... 55 100 00 F.ast Saginaw, Mich.... .......... Lanslngl\II'b............... ... ... I..New Orleans................. 45 90 00 Toledo 0. .. .. .I.120 00
Ill.. ...... .. ..... 60 110 00 East St. Louis Ill........ 65 116
CaIro, .. ... 00 LaCrosse Wis. ... ewark, Ohio............ .. ......... Terre Haute, Ind..... 60 110 00
Columbus, Ky............... 55 10000 Emporia, Kan............... 105 16100 Lima, Ohio. (Omaba. Neb.... ...... .. ..I .
? ? ? ..... _...?. Toronto, .Can................ ...... ..._.
Columbus, Ohio.......... .- ..... 00 Erie, Pa ................-...... 66 126 00 Lafayette, Ind......_...... ... .......... ''Ottawa, Can..... ............ ... '......... Topeka, Kan.............. 95 US 00
Columbus Ga ............? 35 70 () .Fort Wayne, Ind......... ... ......... Lancaster, Ohio........... ... ........ "1011 City, Pa.. ................. 66 I' 126 Urbana, Ohio..............?.. ... .....
Council B u1l8, Ia........ .... .. ...... .....?.. Leavenwortn, Kan ...... ...... ......... (rPekln, Ill ..................... .. .....001 Wheeling, W.V&66 126 00

Chicago, Ill_........_..... 65 .116 00. ,_FlndlayOhlo..1. .... ........ .Louisville, Ky_........._ 55 100 ooJ ''Pana. 111........................ ...1...... Winnipeg, ltIan............ _.... ....._.
Chattanooga, Tenn..... 40 80 00_ 1 18 170 00 Little Rock, Ark........... 55 120 'IP1q\1a, Ohio.................. .. ........1


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Stations otSavannah, Florida do Western Rallway.............._......_................... i'' ... ... I II ... ... ... . . . . .
Jacksonville .Callahan, and Live Oak............................................................?_ 20 40 25 50 30 60 I 30 60 30 601 i 2'T 5.'i i . . . ... .
Gainesville, }' ew Brantord............__............................... ..._.......................... 30 60 35 70 : 40 80 40 80 401 SOrT: 75 i . . . ... ..
Landings on 8t. Johns river................................_.............._......................?...... 30 60 35 70 40 80 40 80 801 I :37 75 . . . . . .... .

Stations on Fla. So. Ry nortof and including Ocala ....?..............................._. 35 70 40 SQ, 45 00 45' 9Q I 45l 42 85 . .. . . .. .... .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala. ............................................?.......?........ :rT 75 42 85' 47 95 47 95 47 951 I 44 00 . . . . .. .... .

1 Stations: on Fla St'. Ry., 8t. J. & L. E. Division.......................................?,.......... : 75 42 85 i 47 95 49 95 951 47 95 . . . . ... .

Landings on Lake Santa Fe....__....._.............................._.............?...?............. ... ... ... .1 I I ... ...... ... ...... 471[ ... i . .. . . ... ... .
....._....................._................._................................................................ 45 00 50 100 I 55 110 55 110 5.!) 110 55 110 I . .. .. .. ....

Landings on Manatee Rlver.....?........_......................?........................ ..........?,. -. ...... ... ......1 ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... . ..4 t. . .. . .. ......
Stations on J., 8t. A. do H. R. Ry............................................................................. ... ... ... ... : ...... ...... I ..... ...... . .., .. .. ... .". r:. .
Palatka. .................................. ......_............................._............_.................. 30 60 35 70 ., 40 80 101 80.. 40 8OrT.. : 75 . .. . . .. r. .....

St. Augustine....._....._........ ...................._.......................................................... ... ... ... ... ... ...... ...' ...... I .... ?.... ...... . . . ... .. .....
stations on J. & 'V.Ry...... ..........................;................................................. ... : '" ... ... ...... ...! ..... ...... ... ...... I . . . . .. ....
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris .................................................................. 42 85' 47 9.5''' I 52 105 59;, 125; I 521) 105 52 ] 05 . .,. . . ... ... ....
Stations on South Florida Railroad. j i 1 i '

From Belair to McKinnon, inclusive .......................... ...................................... 40 80 45 00 50 100 501100 m 100 47 9.!) . .. .. ,. ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclu8Ive...................... ....._ ................. ................. 45 90 50 100, 55 1 10 55, 1 10 5.5 1 10 52 1 02 ..1 . ., _-:... rr .....
From Plant City to Orient&, Incluslve...._...?........................................_. ..?. .50 100 5.1) 1 10 60 I 20 60, 1 20 60 1201 57 1 15 . .. . .. "' . ....
From Winter Haven to Bartow, Incluslve................................_............_......... 5.5 1 10 60 120 65 134( 65 130 65 1301 6'2. 125 . .. . .. .. .. ? .:. .
Stations on F. R & N. Co. north of and including Ocala............................._. 3.5 701 40 80 45''' 9Q 4a 9t 4,1) -42 85 . . . ... .. "' ''h .

Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south or Ocala....-.........................................?........_ :37 75 42 8-5'' 47 95 47 95 47 951' I 44 00 . . . ... .. :.....

Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R.........._............... .....?................._ ... ...... ... ......1 I ...... .... .. ... . . ... .. ... .. ... r
Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic 11/ R....._............_............................ ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... .-... ... ......!. . .. . .. .. .. 1JI#:"
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CONNECTIONS.Double The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
Excess capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of char
dally'fast freight service for all points West %-la Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load is estimated at 20,000 pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of nis
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior a' '"' _HI hp PhtlN"'"f far urn rata "'AJ".1/UII1 ..htf'rnpntm..the to one d \ "

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipment
Trt-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 thcl

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. I transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or dam r
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving j occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such loss must attach rely to the

Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. I company upon whose line such negligence may be located.

Weekly connection for Boston via the. Boston and Savannah Steampshlp Co., leaving I, The charges advanced by this Line In good faith to connections at those points will net .
Savannah everyTbursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every I In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In
Saturday. Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. I Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rates.

I IINFOR1IIATION I No single shipment taken for less than $1 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti

1 OR SI-IIPPERS. I more. If shipped beyond,they will charged In addition the single package rates of con.
nectlng lines and cost of transfer.
To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting I l lt1 Stencils, shipping receipts and Information furnished on application to any of the agent
to awn rate. For further Information, If needed, apply to Agentapf the lines!, or to
Tha dimensions of the nUndurd Box for Vegetables are 8xUx22 I&oh6s, and the weight ititlmated .1 I Q. 30, OWENS, JAMES: L. TAYLOR,

attdo pounds. Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. Oen'l Freight Agent: Baraaaab, Ga.

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and House Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The
Printing Publishing "

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

leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.

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= --- Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

_.>z I' Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,

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INK I Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price.
: Bcb{ Mhujr 81.25 to$5 per acre,according to location.For .

farther Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla.
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Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager

Jacksonville and Panama ParkFLea1
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r r Orange Groves choice'Bnllding Lots and g.od Garden land near the city for sale.
Houses and Truck Gardens tor"Rent and excellent land in lots of half an acre and upwards
--- In good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.
..Groves planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-resi'
-- -- -=- AS: 300,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fruit trees for sale.
r- *&-Money to loan on Improved property.
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Office Hours at No.Reed's Block,Bay street City,from 9 to 11 A.M.
At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p. M. sept29-tl
.r":' Cor. Bay and Pine Streets,


E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manner,


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

The Largest and Most Complete Print- 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 ol the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the invalid.Its .
House in the State. beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
.. ing people of taste to acquire a lovely wmter home, where all the pleasures and comforts or our
: balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
',' of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the tact 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-
.... wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.


the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high land in full view of the
New Type and Improved Machinery. ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200
. acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
EVERY KIND OF looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church school saw-mill and all requisitesfor
I settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North

west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter,Alachua and Orange Counties
PRINTING RULING AND BINDING. ,and first-claws sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It would
do well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -


For full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.G. .
In myoffice only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing M. MORR1SH, Anclote.Hernando County,Florida. ',
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville,Alachua County, Florida.nov24lyr ." "
\ First-class Work to my Patrons. A. C. MARTIN Macklnnon. Orange County, Florida,or to A
( E. R. TRAFFORD, General ManagerSanford,Orange County,Florida. .,;:,,[; \,
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Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the Btxie. Have every
description of Heal Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send fur our PencrlptiraPamphlet '
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( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
220,000 ACRES TUESDAY MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E BEAN
and arrive as follows: .

i 1 SOUTH FLORIDA LAIS. SOUTH BOUND.i Commission Merchant and Forwarder,

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o gz C 0 gz.0 C+ C 3dP Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
tf Situated on each side of the STATIONS. i e 'dZ
f -- -z o o Q Q Q Branch Packing-House, TVaycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.

! :: South Florida Railroad and its ----1---ti < < 2 H Oranges: :Lemon: : ,

T. Bartow Branch, Leave-R. R. Wharf ..._ .AX....._.1........ ...PM_... .AM.._... ..AM*_... And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Sanford........ 800 _..... 445 1000 820
I In the Counties of IBelalr......... 8 10 ....._. 457 10 10 8 35 PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.
Longwood... 8 23......._ .5 15 10 25 9 15
Orange, Altamonte....0 830 ......_ 525 1083 938 Reliable Maltland. 837: ........_ 1) 3510 45 1010
Polk, Winter Park 8 451......_ 557 10 55 10 30 Green. :L.e-rn OD..S:
: Brevard OrlandoKisslmmee........ 22 9 02 A M 620 11 15 1135:
.. 40 9 45I 520 710 1205 115
; :_ Kumter,
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: and Hillwborougli. IHatnesCity 61 10 301 6 17...... ........ _...... Have a full stock of Growers'Supplies--consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Bartow J'nc C8 10 47i 6 371......_:......- 350 Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box in use. Beach
.. 83,000 Acres AuburndaleLakeland. 72S3 1057 660....._\..._ 4 15 (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops,Manilla Orange Wraps,etc.,etc.,all ol
'I.: _... : 11 25 7 50..._i,_...... 5 40 the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
-, of these are NEWLY acqui ed Lands, which Plant City... 93 11 45 8 > ....._ 6 35
Seffner..........10312 10 8 20..i.. > .*_... 7 20 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
having been for several years reserved from Ar Tampa... 115 12 40 9 2.51"8\ ((10
PM Send for Oircular8 and Stencils. sep4-tf
sale are now offered. _
These lands comprise all classes and grades

N ; ui. g Sao CAL LINED I HUMUS !
of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak WeO .0 .0.F+ 0 Co0 .
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Lands among the Backbone Hills in the famous STATIONS. _, -- Q 0 U

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Lake and Hill region of t e Peninsula. ti <
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Lake Views and Lake Fronts large areas of LoovePM PM A M
; Tampa......... 0 2 00 ..._... 5 ro ..._... 6 30
table lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak Seflner_...... 12 2 30._ 6 05 ......_ 7 15 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREESIs
Plant City. 22 2 50 .w 6 40 ..._? 8 20
undergrowth Low, well-timbered, PineLands Lakeland.. ? 32 315 .?_... '7 30 ..._... 9 35 delivered at nearest Station,
; Auburndale 43 3 40...._... 8 00 ....... 10 20 your
r Prairie and Marsh Lands set in rich Bartow J'nc 47 3 55 ..._... 81$ ......_ 1125j11ainesCityl
; ; 54 4 08 .... ..._mi .At $20 :::Per -rOD..
A Ar5 L vKissimmee.
.a native grasses affording good pastures for i
I ..] 75 500 540 930. 200 130
\., cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the Orlando....... 93 I 5 45 6 35 PM 2 50 320
Winter P'rk 97 5 57 6 50 ......_ 3 02 350Maitland..100 Address ,

.... thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmee, tJ 03 6 58 ._ 310 4 10Altamonte 'f."I" w. TV. HICKS,
.. 102 6 10 7 10 _...... 325 4 :rT
Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lakeland Longwood... 105 6 18 7 20> ......_ 35 515jBelatr. Fort Mason, Fla.
t ......... 112 6 30 7 ......... 3 50 5 40
i' ,Plant City, SefTher" ,Mango,Orient and Ar. Sanford 115Pemberton 6 40 7 38........._ 4 00 5 55
City. ,
Ferry Braiecli -S.F. R.R.

For further information apply to Land De- F'st F'st F'st F'st
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partment of South Florida Railroad Com- A 19. 25. 20.> 26. A Fruit and Southern Produce,
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pany,Sanford,Florida.WALTER P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
o 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.35 9.1075

11 5.47 4.25 ........Owensboro.......... 8.58 8.2764
GWYNN, 16 5.58 4.55 ........Dade City_......... 8.48 8.0559 WATERMELONS PEACHES &c.
Land :.n 6.17 5.2i ...,....?.Richland._......... 8.3l) ) ,
Janl2-tf General Agent. 43 7.35 7.15..Lakeland.! ......... 7.40 7.251))2 %

53 8.00 8.00 ..........Plant City.......... 6.55 4.30 .
: SoLLEE. 63 8.2.5 8.55 ............etlher.............. 6.25 3,4512! 242 South Front St., Philadelphia.
75 8.55 9.50 Arrive_Tampa.Leave 6.00 3.00 0

LEDWITH & SOLLEE, Bartow Branch.-Daily.

DEALERS South Bound. North Bound.

Pas. Pas. a I m Pas. Pas. -
REAL ESTATE, No. &Ft :::"' H TATIONS.Lv. :::" &Ft No. REFERENCE: Our account sales with check on First National Ban k,Camden,N J.,soon
15. 17. a 16. 18. sold.
as goods are
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JACKSONVILLE,FLA. 11.10 4.15 0 ..Bartow June Ar 0 10.40 3.35
Headquarters for Haines City Property. 11.25 4.35 5 Lv.Winter Haven.Ar 1210.25 3.20>
12.00 __5.15, 17 Ar. .. ..Bartow. .Ar 17 9.45 2.40 Akr

Lakeland Branch.-Dally.Koutb .

HAINES CITY. Bound. North Bound. !JJi

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8.10 7.40 0 Lv.. .. .Lakeland . .Ar 7.00 7.20
8.00 8.00 7 Lv .HaRkell .. .Lv 6.32 6.50
9.00 8.30141Ar artow .Lv 6.15 6.30
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Sanford and Indlanlliverllallroad. 4

Daily except Sunday.Pas. .
Beautiful Lake Fronts. u1 ,
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This III a Rare Opportunity to Purchase a.m

o 5.00' 7.40 17
Lots on the Highest Tract 3 .....]Fort Reed......... 7.zJ 14
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"" of Land in Tropical Florida. 1 7 __I ........oiaeo...:.iv e35 _L to
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J Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, 9 and 7
Daily except Sunday. No. 1 and 2 Daily.
: Trains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Daily except Sunday. .
Haines City is situated half way between Train No.3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast. I
Sanford and Tampa,and right on the South Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and 1y{ 4 I 1. m
Florida Bailroad. It is situated on the high- 22 Daily except Sunday.
est land in South Florida-rich,rolling and Connects Sanford with Sanford and In- I'C
healthy This excellent country lies to the dian River Railroad for Ovideo and points on
southward of large lakes which protect the Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
fruit. There frost here. The C. B.BXXJEBS.Corrugated .
tropical is no DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamers D D ROGERS. ..
fact of the Indians having selected this section Jacksonville and all intermediate points
of country as a home demonstrates be- on St.Johns River,and with Steamers for In- D. D. ROGERS & CO.,
yond a doubt that it is absolutely the richest dian River and Upper St.Johns.At .
; : portion; since it is their aim,on account of Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers DEALERS IN

'..) aversion tracts; thus to labor affording, to find large the returns most from fertile a and At Bassinger Pemberton,and Ferry points with on Florida Kisslmmee Southern river. 1\lI: E T .A.L.: FL C> C> :EfI I :ITT Gr ,

,\ very moderate expenditure of labor. Railway Tor all points North, East and West, Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c., Metalic Building Supplies.HtateAKenUforE.VanNoonen&CoV .
Come and see this town before buying else- and at Bartow with the Florida Southern
where. Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
FIJI HINSON, Through Tickets sold at all regular stations 1\1 ETA LIe SHIIVOLJES.: y .'
Haines City,Polk County,Fla. points North, East and West.FRSDEen'1. 74 West Bay .t.reet.J'\.80rcvILLK.V ;
% Send fer dwwriptiv circular tree. Ticket AgtnU

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4 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.

No TrunHlilpnient.e: aj- No Extra Handling -t* ,',

Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion 833.00; Steerage, 8142, s -1 .-
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The,superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to, sail from O rtI "' I -:

Boston very Thursday at 3 P. 1\1.\ and from Savannah as follows.( : O rtI Q 0

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CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, April 15rat3:30 p. In II I
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge........................................................Thursday, April :tl,at 9:00 p. m 0-
OITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley............................................... Thursday, April 29, at a30: p. mHedge. z i c .
GATE ..-.._....................................................Thursday\ May 6,at 7:30 p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...........1..................;................Thursday, May 13,at 2.-00 p. m <( 5 r J
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge..........., .. ............................................Thursdays-May 2iVatJ:30\ p.m : -O ,..
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................._...........................Thursday, May 27,at 1:00 p.m m 11AR
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........... _............................................Thursday June 3aU6:30: p.m Oa.
CITY OK MACOf Capt. Kelley.............................................Thursday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m .. .7
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge..................................._......................Thursday, June {7,at 6:30 p. m r
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, June 24,at 11:00 a.m THE BEST IN USE.:
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 of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida O..tober.IKS.S,says: "Of all the fertilizers used on some" 15,000 trees,the Clark's Cove Orange-
Tree Food gave better results than any other used. Send for Pamphlet and full particulars
and Western Railway and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. .
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the fa Island Route.W. t "ttT 3
H. RINv- Nickerson's Wharf, Boston.
For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah,Ga. -
For Tickets apply to connecting lines. : : : :: : A.. :EJLTFt.S,

HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
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The Oldest Seed House In the city. (Established 1875).
20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, .

TJ: M E -FOR- .G-.A.Ft.JEI: t3EEJ3.: .

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

' betweenSAVANNAH NEW YORK Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat


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

Steamship Company Guaranteed Analysis.


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


To or from New York, Cabin, $20>; Steerage,$tO; Excursion (return trip) $32OJ. NITRATE SODA KAINIT ETC.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: ,

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Prices on application. -- July.._-27-tiSCOFIELD'S

CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson..................................?..Tuesday,June 15:00 p. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.................?.............-.Friday,June 47:00 a. m IRON WORKS
CHATTAHOOCHEE Capt. Catharine........_...?..............................Sunday,June 68:30 a. m }
NACOOCHKE, Capt. Kerapton.......................................................Tuesday,June 8-10:00a.m
............................................_............Friday,June 11- 2:00 p. I19
TALLAHASSEETApta( plt. Nickerson... .........................?.............Sunday, June 134:00 p. m Adjoining Passenger Depot, MACON, (Li.. Manufacturers of the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. H. C. Daggett................................Tuesday,June 15- 5:<))0 p. m
OHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.............................................Friday,June 187:00 a.mNAOOOCHKKJ
Capt. Kempton-........?................?..........................-.Sunday,June 208:30 a. m PATENTED
TALLAHASSEE, Capt Fisher............................... .......................Tu esday,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..................,.........................Tu sday,June, 294:00 p. m EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe

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

JUNIATA, Capt. Askins....-...?...................-........................_.;Saturday,June 198:00 a. m waKr sYeam' Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,
DESSOUG: Capt.Smith._...?......., .............................._............Thursday, June 219:00 a. m and ) 4 to tOO horse Shafting; Pulleys, Hangers Mill Gearing .
DESSOUG, Capt. Smith............... ...?....................................?.... .._Sunday, July 48:00 a. m 'power. All sizes styles- Hancock power.Inspirators best boiler feeder known
DESSOUG, Capt.Smit .................?.........................................._..Wednesday,July) 14- 5:00 p. m and and acknowledged Machinery specialty.standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings, Brass valves
THESE PALACE STEAMERS i Whistles, Lubricators Rubber and Leather Bettng,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 <.
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 :;',," .
Pier No.85 North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. r
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 8.Third Street,Philadelphia. "
J. D. HASHAGEN. Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y r .
For Tickets apply to connecting lines.
H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent. fo""e
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highly concentrated. ,.1..1: r
1 ounce is worth a lt>. ., .: ,:1tii
of any other kind. It It strictly a medicine to be given with food. Nothing on earth will make henelayliku .t.},,.f:,. <.
it. t once ohtoken cholera and all d1r 'ues of hens. Is worth its weight in olcL. Illustrate book bV !! ':!"' ,-
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