The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
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Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
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Live Oak Fla
The Florida Dispatch Line
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July 26, 1886
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Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note:
D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note:
Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).

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,, A. 11. ManVille. -;'Ec ltor.' j Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, July 26, 1886 ((New Serlew: Vol. 5, No. 30.
ib& Orchard collecting choice varieties, with a viewto from it. The "Late Crawford," J many other localities in the State. Of
classifying them as far as possible, however, belongs to H type of peachesThe the "Peen-to" and "Honey" varieties I
as well as to get buds of the choicestof ( Melaccotoon) that very seldom have nearly two thousand in my or-
:--T-' '!. them for propagation. My researchfor reproduces itself from seed, and as the chards, they are so well known to the
';' #,; New Varieties for This State-Kelsey'n fine specimens resulted far beyond peach above referred to is a chance State at large as to need little com-
'., : Editor FLORIDA Japan DISPATCH Plum,:Etc. my most sanguine expectations, and i Florida seedling, I have acted upon ment. Another fruit which I wish to

At the present time there is being succeeded in getting a collection of the suggestion of one of the largest mention, while not a peach, may perhaps
mOle interest manifested in peach cul- fifteen really choice varieties of peaches, peach growers in Delaware, (Mr. John be properly] included in this arti-
ture in this State than probably has I all of which were excellent, and some Polk,) and named it the Florida Crawford cle as it is very successfully grown on
ever before been the case, and as I of them exceedingly valuable as varie ," and it is a peach eminently peach stocks, I refer to
have several times been asked by you, ties worthy of reproduction. Speci worthy of its (in the peach family) KELSEY'S JAPAN PLUM.
Mr. Editor, to, give my experience in mens of each of these fifteen varietieswere aristocratic surname. Another very There has been no fruit introduced
sent) to the President of the Georgia freestone of excellent into this section for lLhat
that;directitfn, I will; as I large quality! ) many jrear J
possible, in a short article on the sub- State Horticultural Society, with a.. ripening later than the most of the' promises to do better. This fruit was
ject, confining myself for the presentto view to authenticating, as far as possi- others and well worthy of a place in first introduced into California from
the varieties which either have come, ble, the varieties as I had classified any orchard, I have named the "Vic- Japan several years ago and within
or are coming, into prominence in this them. Perhaps the following names, toria." I have also on my place the the past two years has been dissemem-
section.As from the authority above mentioned,' "Pallas," a large seedling from the inated to some extent throughout the
is well known, Baker county has, will be both a surprise and gratification Honey Peach, and like its parent, will South Atlantic States. Sixteen months
for many years, been noted for the to any one acquainted with the undoubtedly prove a choice varietyin ago I set out a few of these trees in my
fine peaches it produces; and anyone choice :Northern: varieties, which, although Florida. The "Pallas" is about ten orchard, the trees at the time of settingout
who has formed the idea that nothingbut (at the time the collection was days later than the "Honey," much being only eighteen inches high,
the, citrus family can be grown in made) were unknown by their true larger, and of excellent quality. The and they are now in bearing, having
Florida, should take a trip up this names to the settlers who are raising "Amelia "Albert Sidney," "General from two to ten plums each on them
way during June, July or August,and them, are grown to perfection in this Lee" of (Chinese Cling Strain,) "Alex- which although not yet ripe are con-
see the quantity, as well as test the county. Some of them are as follows, ander." "Early Tullottson," "Spots- siderably larger than a hen's egg and
quality, of the numerous varieties of namely, "Old Mixon\ Cling," "Late wood, and numerous others, are fruit- very handsome. This fruit is reputed ,
peaches that are grown here. When Crawford," "Lemon Cling," "Pavirde ing with me this year, and some of the to be of excellent quality and has been
I first settled in this section, several Pompone,'' "White Pineapple specimens are a delight to any one who shipped in a fresh condition from Call,
years ago, it was with an idea to the Cling," "Thurber," "Chinese Cling," has either an eye for beauty, or a taste fornia to Philadelphia, arriving in
cultivation of the peach more particularly etc. All of these varieties were taken for fine fruit; although of the last g'.od condition, which is sufficient
than other fruit, both in grove from trees that had been in Bearing named varieties I do not place a high proof of its carrying qualities. It bids
and nursery, and every year since I for a great many years,and all of which rank on either the "Early Tillottson"or fair to become an important fruit withus.
have become more convinced that were simply called by the old residents, "Alexander. The "Amelia," how I have great faith in it and have
peach-growing in Florida is yet des from whom they were obtained, "na- ever, is a most superb peach and has set out two hundred trees: in my own
tined to become a very important tive peaches." The "Lemon Cling"and done veil in many sections of the orchard. .
tor in the future development of the "Chinese Cling" types are prom- State, it is freestone and there are very In conclusion would say again thatto
State, as there are undoubtedly many inent amongst these peaches classed as few peaches raised anywhere that sur- any one interested in peach-growing
other. sections of the State, beside this, "natives," and both of these types pro pass it in beauty, size or flavor. The perhaps a visit to this section would
where the raising of peaches can be duce some. very fine strains, easily varieties named in this article are onlya serve to convince them that we haveat
made eminently successful l, and very traceable to their parents. "Late few out of the many which I haveon least a fine peach country, and that
profitable, by a judicious selection of Crawford" (as classified by the author my place comprising in all over probably many of these fine varieties
varieties. ity above referred to) I do not thinkcan forty varieties. Of these forty varie that have been grown here for so many

VARIETIES. be strictly called such, although, ties, there are, of course, some that I years and are thoroughly acclimated
Last year, during the heighth of the for beauty, size and flavor, it is unsurpaSsed am merely testing, but many of them would prove themselves better adaptedto
peach season, I made it my business to by that far-famed variety, have proven themselves well adaptedto the State at large than the same, or
drive around some over this county, and can scarcely be distinguished this section, and some of them to other varieties brought here from

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farther North. from whence the change referred to, having clay subsoil, and when the latter are retarded by cold, than large hens eggs. These trees are
climatic. conditions would be more in some places clay soil. The "nat- wet weather, they commence before the all in fine condition and growing vig-
radical.$" G. L. TABER. ural land" here produces good crops Peen-to's are gone as has been the case orously.Mr. .

'?,;:Glen St. Mary Baker. .Co.. Fla. of cotton, corn, and other grain. this year. Following the Honey comes Tabor is tryingPOULTRY'IN
TE, EDITOR AND THE CO SIM ITT KE. The soil is especially adapted to the Hybrid Honey; this variety resembles THE ORCHARD.
Among. the Peach-Orchards of Baker trucking, to orchard and small fruits, the Honey in appearance and He has about one hundred and fifty
County. as well as to general farming. Here, to some extent in flavor, though not Plymouth Rocks confined in one por-
The committee represent a syndicate too, is the home of the peach, here are quite as sweet, rather more tone, and on tion of the orchard. They keep down
which is to operate a thirty-acre orchards of peach trees, which for the whole, of better quality. Then the grass, fertilize the trees, and destroy -
.strawberry patch and a peach orchardIn quantity and quality of fruit, for long- follows] the Amelia, a magnificent the insects. lie finds, however,
South Florida; they are after evity and hardiness are unsurpassed in peach, ripening the last of June or the that immediately about the fowl-house
methods and facts upon which to base Georgia or Delaware. These landsare first of July. Next comes the sub- the strong nitrogeneous manure stim-
future operations. It is a committeeof held at ten to twenty-five dollars varieties of the Chinese Cling. The ulates the trees to put on too vigorous
two, a reverend gentleman who is per acre. last of July we get the Florida Craw- growth and dense foliage: ; this tendsto
an "old-time" "new-comer," and a On the west side of this valley we fords, although a native seedling, it so prevent the trees from bearing full,
professor "here since Octobor." On a leave the train at the village of Glen closely resembles the Late Crawfordof and the fruit, though large, is late,
recent July day we started westwardover St. Mary's. Here we find "the Fatherof regions farther North that expert does not ripen well, and is subject to
the Florida Railway and Navi- Peach Culture in Florida," with his pomologists have been unable to distinguish mildew.
gation Railroad face also turned toward the Mecca of between them. The Victoria FERTILIZING.For .
LANDS IN WEST DUVAL AND BAKER. our pilgrimage Mr. Tabor's place.As comes in the first to the middle of August growing orchard trees, Mr. Ta-.
Few people are aware that within we stopped in front of his beauti- followed by tha Chinese Cling bor uses the following formula :

easy reach of Jacksonville lie some of ful residence, and cast our eye over proper. Other excellent varieties not Stable manure . . . 500 pounds
the lands in Muck _ ._ . .._ 500 pounds
finest the State. classified
Those continue the
TWENTY ACRES IN PEACHES, yet peach sea- Cotton seed_ .. .... .. ..... 500 pounds
residents of East Florida who came a large portion of the trees now in son into October. These varieties are Dissolved bone:... .. ..... 350 pounds
hither before the comparatively recent profitable bearing, all the work of the all of native origin, or of strains especially Muriate potash.... .._ _ 150 pounds

construction of the "'V aycross'.' and last three years, it seemed to us the adapted to this State. We 2,000 pounds
the "Fernandina and Jacksonville" statement we occasionally hear of late trust to be able at an early day to givea Continue to lay up in a heap in alternate -
short lines, will recall instinctivelytheir that peach-growing will soon rival or- careful description of Bidwell's Ear- layers in their proper propor-
first impression of the "Land of ange culture in Florida, may not be ly and Bidwell's Late, as well as the tions, all except the potash, dissolve
Flowers" as they approached the me- so extravagant after all. The orchard new varieties which .are being broughtout this in water, and wet the heap thor-
tropolis of the State, slowly bumping contains one thousand each of the by Mr. DePass and others, and to oughly. Keep it saturated with moisture -
along over an execrable road bed, Peen-to and Honey variety, one hun- indicate their place in this succession. and in about four weeks cut
through long stretches of pine bar- dred Florida, Crawfords, and a small. Where is our Fruit Grower's Ass' cia- down with a spade, and thoroughlymix
rens, palmetto flats, and cypress er number of many varieties of the tion and its nomenclature committee ? and let it heat again for two
swamps-an impression heightened, peach, besides other orchard fruits. A fuller account of the several varie- weeks before using. Apply five hundred
perhaps, by a previously enforced lay- DISTANCE APART. ties will be found in an article on to one thousand pounds per acre.
over at Live Oak or Baldwin We are Mr. Tabor plants his peach and Kel-I "Peach Growing in Florida," by Mr. He also turns in cow peas, and says
aware that we are straining our repu- sey'sp lum trees 15x15 feet apart, un- Tabor, which appears in this issue. there is no better way of maintainingand
tation for reliability in making the less they are set among other trees. The labors of Mr. Tabor, Mr. Bid- increasing the fertility of the soil.
statement that this same seemingly VARIETIES. well, Mr. DePass and others in the development Bearing trees need more phosphoricacid
"Godforsaken" country is naturallyone The greater portion of the peach of varieties suited to this and potash, especially the latter,
of the finest farming and fruit- trees are of? varieties adapted to this I. climate promise to give us an unin ashes being at this stage even more
growing sections in the State, yet State. Some of them were originated terrupted succession of fine fruit from valuable than stable manures.
such is really the case. This road is here by Mr. Tabor. We saw an acre May until October. I KEEPING OUT THE BORER.
now the western division of the great of trees from which $200 was realized
MARKETING THE CHOP. The borer is the most troublesomepest
Florida Railway and Navigation sys from three-year-old trees that had been Mr. Tabor's crop is mainly of the the peach-grower has to contend
tem. For thirty miles west of Jacksonville set in orchard but two ye rs. He Peen-to and Honey variety, and is with. Here they are carefully removed
the lands immediately contiguous pointed out single tree of the Tabor marketed in Eastern cities. He uses with the point of a sharp knife in early
to the road are fiat and uniu. See'.'Jing.variety, which netted $G the the onethirdbushel crate, adopted as spring, after which, say May first, the
viting. Judging from this, the casual third year, and a two-year-old Honey, the standard by the Georgia State trees are earthed u p at the collar four or
observer naturally classes the whole from which he gathered 275 peachesthis Horticultural Society. There! was lit- five inches. This prevents the fly
region as "flat woods," a term indi- season. Some seedlings from the tle difference in the price realized from getting to the bark to deposit its eggs.
cating the quintessence of worthlessness Chinese Cling were loaded with very the two varieties, the average net The earth is removed about Novemberfirst.
, as applied to lands in this State. fine fruit. It is a singular fact that return for the season being $5 per _t
But this a mistake; going back a half although the Chinese Cling reproducesitself bushel.; ELDER.
mile from the road on either side fertile with but little variation from the Mr. Tabor is making a specialty of As we wend our way toward the

undulating pine lands are reached, seed, the seedlings often produce free KELSEY'S JAPAN PLUM. house after an enjoyable survey of or-
generally with clay subsoil, and a top stone fruit. He has two hundred in orchard chard and grounds, there is a lull in
soil sandy, but comparatively rich in SUCCESSION IN RIPENING. the incessant which
form budded on peach stock ; the questioning to our
humus. These lands are not hilly, The Peen-to's are the earliest va-
buds were a year old in March, genial host has been subjected, and
but quite undulating, in places so riety, ripening from the fifth to the having been worked on small our Dominni ascertains that the F. P.
rolling that the soil washes on being tenth of June, they are usually the stocks ; they now stand in sym- C. F. is also of the cloth, and presidesover
broken. Shortly after passing the earliest peaches in market. This sea- metrical shape from four to six feet the District in episcopal capacity,
little town of Macclenny we cross the son being late in this State Alex-
very ,
high, notwithstanding that they have whereupon the memory of his own itin-
Little St. Mary's river, a branch of anders, Beatrices, Tillotsons, etc., from furnished "budwood" for "working" erant days stirs within him as he de-
the St. Mary's proper. It is a rapid Georgia, were sent forward at the same
10,000 stocks this spring. One Kel- with warmth that it is the first
stream with banks rising gradually to time, but were so inferior that they
sey on larger stock, set out a year ago Elder he has seen in this State, but
a considerable height on either side. did not affect the price of the Peen-to's
last August, and budded a year ago "Prof. New Comer" goes him one
The valley of the Little St. Mary's i is, in market. The Honey's come next
last February, stands nine feet high, better and declares he has plenty of
even more fertile than, the lands above after the Peen-to's, and some seasons, and holds ten fine fruit now larger them on his place at Lake H-, thick,

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tall and as vigorous as grow in Ohio.It Bldwell'a Early and Bid well's Late. double fist. As the two halves fell

"brings down the house." Ye These new varieties are both hybrids Citrus Cro'{ te. apart, "What a fall was there, my

"Cabbage Editor" carefully "makes a from the Peen to and Honey. Theyare countrymen I" Instead of a silken.

note on't," and the party pass in to en- said to have all the vigor, hardi- THE KING OR iNGE. skin there met his astonished gaze a

joy a delectable repast spread by our ness, and adaptability to and seem Interesting Account of this Royal Fruit tranverse section of hide like a rhinoceros

hostess, whom we cannot refrain from peculiar to the Peen-to, and on this and the Canusa, by "Up" River. and as thick as one's finger,

adding is one of the noble band of account are peculiarly adapted to Correspondent. while the scanty pulp seemed more
Contented-Women-in-Florida, to whomour South Florida., Bidwell's Early is a acid than that of the never too sweet
It is about time that the fruit-grow-
"Home Interest Department"is cling of good size, larger than the Tangierine or Mandarin. In fact, the
ing public were enlightened as to the
dedicated.MR. Honey but not a large peach ; the flesh concern was simply an exaggerated
king orange, which, a few years ago,.
HORNE'S ORC ARD. separates more readily from the pet cUria nobilis-enlarged, but not im-
was reported to have been brought
The following day we had the pleasure I. than is usual with clings, though it can from the imperial gardens of Saigon proved. And this is what some j>eo-

of seeing the peach orchard of scarcely ba classed a half free ; the pIe are still offering to tenderfeet at a
into California, and thence into this
1lr.V.. P. Home, also at Glen St. flesh is about the same color and firm* royal price, as something very choice.
State. of have
Many us seen a Vagrant -
Mary's. It is the oldest orchard in ness as the Peen-to ; the skin separates The fearful thorns that everywherestud
item going the rounds of the
this section. 1\18nyof the old settlers readily from the flesh ; color greenish. the branches like a chevaux de
about a wonderful fruit called
have 'a few trees about their houses, yellow, with light-red cheeks ; shape ./rise, might have indicated or raised a
the flavor of
king possessing a
alf native seedlings, most of them prolific I round, with slight _development of the and enclosed to suspicion of its plebian origin at first.
exquisite delicacy, as
and some' having fruit of really Honey's curved point ; flavor, a happy The above brings to mind a parallelcase.
the pulp in a semi-transparent rind of
good quality. Mr. ''Home, however, I combination of the good qualities of silken texture, through which the A few years ago Mr. Loeser, of

was the first to plant an orchard and its parents, having lusciousness of the Palatka, imported some choice ((1)) for-
tints of the luscious interior appeared,
regularly into the business. Some Honey and the tone.of the PeentoIt eign varieties of orange trees, and
if not with the clearness, yet with an
of Mr. .Home's trees are seven years I is claimed to ripen as early as the among them one called Can usa, of the
effect as pleasing to the eye as the
old. All the trees see'iit-d heavily Peen-to and to be a prolific bearer, if Mandarin family, with elongated and
prismatic sparkle of wine through the
laden. His seedling Honey were so this be the case, it is a valuable acqui- attenuated foliage, of a peculiar and
facets of This
a crystal goblet. am-
full that the trees were bent to the sition, as it has not the bitter taste of striking appearance. The fruiS( this
brosial fruit the went
so story being
ground with their weight. He has the Peen-to when the latter is pickeda was said to be very superior, and, indeed -
deemed by the despotic oriental rulerstoo
twenty-seven' ucrts in orchard, fifteen little green as it often is for market, one would naturally suppose
refined for the
vulgar palate, was
acres of which arc bearing. He keeps. and furthermore it looks like a peach. that, growing on such a peculiar tree,
claimed and its
as a royal prerogative,
his trees cl 'aii and frequently stirred The Late variety resembles the Earlyin it must be out of the common run,andit
cultivation not allowed outside the
until the fruit is matured, when cultivation i verything save color which is not was, therefore, sent forth and highly
gardens of the king.
is discontinued; this stops as bright. It commenced ripening this recommended by some of the nurserymen. -
Such being the case, it seemed, since -
growth, hardens up the trees, preventsfall year on July 5th. The same certain individual
.. .. all the American people consider them-
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blooming, and induces a heavy mentioned above will never forget the
The Peach Crop lu South Florida. selves, as the embassador of Pyrrhusdid
setting of fruit the ensuing spring. facial distortion caused by the first
There are, perhaps, more peaches the Romans, to be a nation of sovereigns
The natural growth of grass and weeds bite of a Canusa, when his specimen
South Florida this that entitledto
throughout season they were justly
cut between the trees is all the fertil- I tree had perfected its initial crop.
than there have ever been before, and the privileges of this royal fruit,
ization they receive. He wind his I Does the reader remember the diabolical -
our market is well supplied with this and its introduction into Florida, in
trees with} a rope of twisted moss for I effect on his placid countenance,
delicious fruit at prices from five to sweet accordance with the fitness of
six or eight inches up the trunk from induced by sampling an unripe per-
fifteen cents per dozen. The fruit is things. And so when one of our en-
the brace roots, and claims it to be simmon, or has he ever reached home
generally not large, but finely flavored, terprising nurserymen, who, with com-
better and quit as effectual as earth- late and felt around in the dark for
and free from blemish and worms. No mendable disinterestednessnever bringin
ing up as a protector against the borer. the black bottle with the broken cork,
., doubt the cold weather of last winter the choicest fruits from China, Bor-
collared it at last and after the first
Peach Culture. had considerable to do with the unusual rioboolagha, or Japan, for the sake of ,
swallow found he had made mistake
Mr. Tabor's article "Peach
but that their of shekels
good crop, we predict increasing own pile ,
Growing" and the editorial letter, both I and got hold of the bedbug poison ?
before many years Florida will grow but solely for the advantage of a too

found elsewhere in this Department, all the peaches she wants, and not be often ungrateful public, brought in If so, then he knows how a certain

give! a most advanced, authentic state-- dependent on cold winters, either.- the king orange, it- seemed as if we 1. individual felt and looked after tast-

ment to varieties adapted to this ing a Canusa orange, and whoever has
South Florida Courier. were to occupy the highest seat in he ,.
State and the present condition of the citrus culture seen an ideal portrait of Medusa, as
synagogue as regards ,
industry in Florida. Detailed infor- FaRt Growing Kelsey. delineated by imaginative artists! will
and that we could say to Italy, Mexico -
mation regarding planting, cultivation Last February or March i .insertedin be persuaded at once that an error occurred -
I California, and the isles of the sea,
.. and treatment through the year I a native wild plum-set three years in the name, which, beyond all
"Stand down I better than thou
am ,
-about a foot from the ground, four question, was originally intended to
will appear as the various operationsare the wonderful raisedin
grafts of the Kelsey Japan plum. I for king orange, have been written Medusa instead of
in season, in monthly chapters on
Florida knock the
too, ought to
measured them .Tune 26th the
to-day, Can
"The Orchard" under the head of
longest shoot was 7 feet 4 inches in spots out of and out-orange all the or- usa.UP RIVER CORRESPONDENT.July .

"Work for the Month. These arti length and measured 5J inches in cir anges of this mundane sphere. here- 19, 18'l6.!'

cles on orchard work will be prepared cumference. I measured the main fore, I need not say that it was with _.-..

espeeially for the DISPATCH by one of stem and the laterals on each graft; feelings poised on the tiptoe of expectation SVEET'S. SOUR. '

the most practical and progressive the best measured in that way 127 when the fulness of time had Disease Peculiar to the Sour Orange
feet 6 inches; the four combined made Letter to lUre Hubbard and Ills Reply.
orchardist in Florida.
283 feet 8 inches. How is that for come, that a certain individual at- To Henry G. Hubbard:

of high?-J. M. Moss, in the Spring.Green tacked, knife in hand, the first fruitsof
Time Bearing.
SIR I send two
Cove Springs, Fla. DEAR :- you today
Japanpersimmons, peaches, and -..*. his king orange tree. The specimen leaves-one orange and one persimmon '

Kelsey's plums, commence' bearing in Peen-to or Peen-tau. it is said, seemed less highly (wild)-infested, as you ste: with

two years after planting ordinary One authority says this peach came wrought than the description, being what I call, for short, the "Gall Berry

nursery trees; LeConte pears take from Java by way of China,and gives anything but silken and translucent, Scale." What name would you giveit
? All the sour stocks in nurseries,
from four to five years, and even the name Psen-to which is the usual but corrugated and warted on the ex- and small trees in grove in this vicin-

Ipnger in South Florida, while the spelling. Another claims that it originated tericr, like one of those wild lemons ity, were terribly infested last season, .'

Keifer comes in from three to four near Shanghai, China, and tha'tthe that gave Florida a black eye for so and went down with the freeze of last

years. name is properly spelled Peen-tau.B many years, and nearly as big as one's winter. One nurseryman I know, of, .
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trees to the ground. the chemical or actinic rays of" dull- the lie to well knowll laws of nature,

Strange as It tnay seem, nothing is Antither It is view old of and an important Question( light to do their perfect work; and all II' and which can be easily proven to be
of this seedlings an quaint saying, perhaps -
seen pest on ; ort
>b sWeet buds lh sUhr snicks, hot strictly classical) that ''a lie the powerful health-giving influences falsehoods by suitable observation.The .

Now, bow is this, alongside of a recent well stuck to is as good as the truthH; 1 tit solar light, 80 little understood, to citing of a public highway as an

article of Mr. Hawkins, in the and it has seemed to me that the ad- act directly upon the Soil slid the I example of clean culture as has been

DISPATCH, advocating the use of sour vocates of anti clean.culture are acting growing crop and not be absorbed and none Is too pUrlle and ridiculous to
stocks, and quoting from some man at robber deserve notice and some nol
other yet
appropriated by some any
St. Augustine of ten years ago? As it upon that theory, for they continue to I
looks here to-day, sour Flocks lire to- ring the changes upon a few trite crop that indolence or ignorance haVt conversant with the subject may be
unfit for lo knowof allowed td misled and I will briefly allude to
tally planting. you sayings that appear to be indigenous groW: ,
any remedy for the trouble on these to JFloridaj and probably have been The Antis inay think infe dog- silly fallacy:
transmitted and inherited in accord- matic and assertive but really this
This is my third summer in Florida, By cyan culture is meant frequent
and I apprehend that no business in ance with the laws of heredity, and matter has been so fully settled upon stirring of the surface for Only! a few
the State is full of uncertainties have been heard and and in accordancewith
so positive so frequently so general principles so inches and keeping it clean froftl
as the growing of citrus fruits. often repeated that without looking well known laws of nature in
weeds and all vegetable growth but
Please answer inquiries through the into the matters or the illogical con- connection with the subjects of evapo-
DISPATCH. L. B. MALTBY. the Crop cultivated. The object
Candler, Marlon county, Fla.,July 16th. clusions drawn from wholly inade- ration, conduction and the transmis- aimed at is to keep the surface! soil
quate dates, many have come to really tion of heat so plainly written up in
EDITOR FLORIDA DISPATCH j jI loose and porous, so that con
believe in these whims and loose our that it to
silly papers, appears amusing
send you the letter of a correspondent I tain in the interstices or pores an
statements which in have the old trite
originated igno- same misleading
in Marion county, which is abundance of air or atmosphere at
and laziness and lack of close statements the ina
rance a repeated as was case
accompanied by a request to answer rest and in immediate contact with or
and observation of late number of the DISPATCH without
intelligent nature -
inquiries through the columns of the close proximity to the minute rootlets
and her way of doing things. so much as a refereuce to the
DISPATCH.The of plants and trees with their delicate
Prominent these whims is facts, and philosophy presented by the
writer sends a diseased leaf of among mechanism for abstracting and appro-
the wild persimmon and a leaf of or- the one'that the sun will burn every- advocates of clean culture and fre- priating all needful nutrition, thus
thing out of the soil unless it is quent tillage. And this reminds me
ange,in appearance, similarly] affected.In pro- affording them a continuous store
reality the two plants are sufferingfrom tected by a crop of weeds, crab grass, of some ludicrous experiences dur- house to draw from; and who can tell
the last in which I have
entirely different affections. The or cow. peas. A greater fallacy never ing two years how much plants thus treated get

persimmon leaf is covered with the gained credence. It is contrary to had somewhat to do with orange from the constant supply of air and

minute galls of a four-legged leaf-mite both facts and philosophy, as anyone groves. My son A. E. Bigelow, has a sunlight under these most favorable

,. (Typhlodromu) ; each little elevation may demonstrate who will take the grove that has been a marvel and a conditions? Now, how is it with the

is a cell, and contains one of the almost trouble. How does or can the sun source of admiration to all on accountof public highway, constantly beaten,

microscopic mites. The small burn out the humus or any other val- its rapid growth, continued fresh- trodden, packed, rolled, pounded,
uable elements from the soil unless ness ofappearance during drouths, and
wart-like:excrescences upon the orange compressed, and in every possible way
they be volatile like ammonia and because it did not drop its fruit as
leaf are not formed by any insect. rendered the direct opposite of the
They indicate organic disease, very then they will escape even with their badly as other groves. When inter field with intelligent culture? Put in

probably the presence of a fungus. weedy protection unless held by other rogated as we frequently have been just the condition (only worse) that

This disease of the sour orange has substances till the crop can appropriate upon the subject we preach clean culture antis would put our groves, allow
them. Why should the heat of and refer to our practice of the
become prevalent during the past year them to be beaten and thoroughly
.. or two in many parts of South Florida. the sun act so Jifferently in Florida same in accordance with our preach- compacted by the heavy rains and

It seems to be confined to the leaves, from other places. In Calfornia even ing for we do not take stock (in that pelting winds, driving showers till

and, as Mr. Maltby notes, does not affect during the long rainless period and kind of preaching that is not reducedto the air is nearly excluded, and it be-
extreme heat heard of such practice,) and the inquiring friend
the sweet orange, even when we no comes a good conductor of heat and a
will look about and admit all and ad-
budded on sour stock. As in the case wonderful and unphilosophical work ready transmitter of moisture; and to
of Old Sol. In Minnesota and Da- mire the plain results brought hometo
of most fungus diseases no remedy is make matters still worse for the suffer
known, at least I can suggest none, kota with dark sandy loam and the his senses, and then ten chances to ing and wronged rootlets and feeders
down his intense heat one, if he be a native Floridian with
sun pouring
except the radical cure of ceasing fora below, allow some other ravenous cropto
few years to plant the sour orange I during June, July and August for his transmitted and inherited know- step in and rob them of their food

I seedling in localities where the disease several hours longer each day tban! here ledge of agriculture and philosophy, under the specious but deceitful plea

has become epidemic. If this malady in Florida, and where nature by 'a he will turn upon us before leavingand : of shading and protecting them. No,

should spread throughout the State, a regular forcing process drives vegeta- cravely advise us as to the fatal no, gentlemen! Holding an umbrella
tion forward and does her work in effects of this awful clean culture and
contingency which seems very remote, up over your victims will not compensate .
the preference for sour stocks, whichis grand style in so short a time in orderto assure us that we will ruin our fine them for both pounding and robbing

now quite general, would necessarilybe be ready for her long rest. Here grove and "burn the soil all up" I them of their rations. That plea is,as
abandoned. I do not understandthat with the almost black sand so hot as etc., etc., "ad nausenm. The matter the boys say, "too thin. Now, Mr.

any one has claimed for the sour to burn the unlucky bare foot which appears to be a suitable theme for Editor, and fellow readers of the much

stock absolute immunity from diseases.It may venture into into it, we hear no sarcasm and ridicule were not for the prized DISPATCH, please do not attrib-

seems, however, generally free from complaint from the New England fact that so many persons seem to ute bad blood to me on account of my

certain ills that affect the sweet seed- Yankee who has sought release from have accepted these sayings as the I plainness of speach, or say I am dog-

ling, and, in comparison with which, his rocks and hills about the sun echo of facts drawn from experienceand matic. I have no pet theories to serve:

the leaf disease we are now consider burning up his soil and requiring a that they find a place in our and no creeds, platforms, isms, or habits -

ing is a mere bagatelle. blanket of weeds to protect the grow. agricultural journals over the signatures that I would not gladly "swap" off

I think if friend Maltby had been ing crops from utter destruction. Nota of good writers, persons of abil- for anything better. I believe in pro

engaged for the past year or two in bit of it. He diligently uses culti- ity and experience. gressive growth, as well as in honesty,

truck farming, he would have found vator, plow, harrow, hoe and rake, Look about you, brethren of the industry and diligence, and am ever

that other branches of agriculturehave and keeps the surface clean and mel- pen and pencil, and look up your philosophy ready to receive and adopt any sug-

their drawbacks no less than low, so that the atmosphere can pene- and dare to trust to what you gestions based upon reason, philosophy

: orange culture. trate it, and like a soft downy blanket, well know is natures way of doing and facts. Let us be careful observers

r HENKY G. HUBBARD. arrest, in a measure, the heat rays of f things, and ufy be misled into bypathsof of nature and not draw our conclusions -

.,;;: cr..eehCity,Fla,July 17th the sun and check evaporation from folly by frequently reiterated false from too limited data; i can

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instance, any number of groves was, in any degree, more tender than A good many bees will; remain tion of the extracting room, can be
Orange county in support of a seedling. We think this applies among the combs, but these will gen- built of the leaves of the cabbage

my ideas, and also the experience of only to a young tree that has not fully erally get out of the way as we pro- palm, and thus save expense, thougha

many of the best orange growers. healed at the point of union." ceed ; otherwise a little smoke will shingle roof is to be preferred

Yours for truth drive them back. We notice which the roof built of" fans" is a great har-

S. BIGELOW. way the combs are built, and with boring place for( those pests of the

BUDDED VS.. SEEDLING.. 0 Apiary[ hammer and chisel, pry off a side thatis apiary, roaches and ants.

parallel with the combs ; first run- For an apiary of 150 to 200 colo-

Relative Damage by the Freeze-Bad- ning a saw down the inside to cut loose nies I would build the shed in the
dine Low, Etadltor For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
FLORIDA DISPATCH: Apiaculture. any adhering combs from the side to form of a Greek cross, the arras radiating -

As the impression prevails in some TRANSFERRING. be removed, cutting the others looseas from the extracting room. A
of the State that budded
parts trees
we c( me to them. tram-way can be built down the cen-
are more susceptible to cold than seed- Having the hive completed, as des-
With knife which has been tre of the shed for frames of
a ( carrying
lings, I would like to give my obser- cribed, the stand firmly set in the

vations this season in regard to same. ground, so as to be a foot high, and standing in the hot water,) cut out a honey to the extracting room, moving

The only trees injured by the freezein leveled both will to comb, lay it upon the cushion, trim hives, etc. I prefer to have the hives
ways, we proceed
this vicinity were those that were the of about foot from the and
upper edge straight, place one a ground, arrange -
transfer of bees from
a colony a com-
worked and fertilized late and
a number the frames upon it to mark a piece the them as follows : I make whatI
of those were budded trees. The mon box hive into it. The object of
trees are dead almost to the ground, transferring is to enable the beekeeperto size to fill one of its divisions, cutting call a "bench," using 2x4 scantling,

the, majority about six inches above, so manipulate the colonies as to sufficiently large to fit closely. Now one for the front and one for the rear

some closer; but on examination short- turn the frame, with the comb in it, of the hive to rest on, eighteen inches
i render them Therefore
ly after the freeze, when the damage profitable. on its edge, and tie it, in three or four apart; the front one two inches lower
unless the reader intends
done was showing I found with doing so,
up, places with the twine. Continue in than the other, so that the hive will
but few exceptions, that the bud was with any he may have, it will scarcelypay
like until all the frames incline forward. The to be
injured but little if while the manner are scantling
any him for the trouble of changingthem.
seedling three to six inches, and some- filled, fitting in pieces of nice, straight spiked to posts four feet apart, firmlyset

times a foot below the bud was dead comb, and rejecting thick or irregularbits. in the ground.I .
The of
operation transferring not
all around, and, of tours, finally Leave out all the drone comb don't know whether the above de-
caused the bud to die. I also noticed so formidable, as one might imagine ;
not necessary to fill the frames. Thisis scription is very intelligible or not,
that trees budded at or within two or coolness and determination will over-
known its in the cell but if farther information is desired I
three inches of the ground were not come all the difficulties. The opera- by being larger

injured. The damage appeared to be tion must be performed in a close than the worker. Hang the framesin will gladly give it. An apiary so arranged -

confined from six inches above the the hive as they are filled, observ- is a great comfort to the oper-
loom, to prevent robbing, and the best
surface almost to the bud. The trees
ing to get the combs put in right edgeup ator, as he is out of the warm sunshine
that were injured were budded about time is early in the spring, when thereare
eighteen inches from the ground. fewer bees, and less honey in the and to place the brood in the center. I and occasional showers, and, too, eve-

These conditions were noticed by hive. Provide a table upon which Having finished transferring the rything is arranged so compactly thatit

many others, and they seem to indi- spread several ply of cloth to form a combs, shake off the bees adhering to is a great pleasure to work with the

cate that the place to bud an orange the old hive, and put on the honey bees. HENRY G. BURNET.
sort of cushion which to the
tree is as, near the surface as possible, upon I board and Place the hive the Alva, Monroe Co., Fla.,July 6,188C.
but not over three inches.I combs while operating ; have a ball of cap. -- ---. _
should like to have the opinionsof common cotton twine, a hammer and new stand, bring the box containing Lazy Bees in Florida.

others in the northern part of the chisel,a couple of table knives,and a can the bees driven out, set it, mouth up, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

State in regard to this, as I am confi- of hot water. Get near the entrance of the new hive ; Allow me to call attention to an extract -
some narrow stripsof
dent living that had many they trees not now been dead budded wouldbe so old muslin, and make a loose roll take a dipper or large spoon and lift from a communication to"Glean-

high. H. T. W. about an inch thick. Bring the new out a quantity of the bees upon the ings" of July 1st, by a correspondent

Altamonte, Orange county, Fla., July 9th. hive into the room, setting it on a chair alighting board, and they will souu from Hibernia, Fla., Mr. c. More-

Our correspondent is right ; orange near the table, with the cap, and honey begin to crowd il1. those in the box house, who writes as follows: "The

and lemon trees should be budded board removed. following. When nearly all are- in, bees gather just enough honey to win-

close to the ground. Transplant stocks Having things in readiness, go to close the entrance so that but two or ter on, (what little winter there is)

from seed bed to nursery rows the following the colony to be transferred, and if three bees can pass at once, to prevent and an extra populous colony may

fall or winter after sowing the any bees are about the entrance, ap robbing until they have all put in make a few pounds of surplus." But '

seed. Set a little deeper than in seed ply a lighted match to the roll of order again. J. W. BARCLAY.Rural now for the reason: The native bee

bed ; bud rs soon as the trees are from Home,July 12,1886. is extremely lazy, working only a
cloth, which will soon give a good .
three-eights to one-half inch in diameter smoke. Hold this near the entrance, short time morning and night. The Z
In South
which will be the first summer or Apiaculture rest of the time i spent like the Flor-
blowing upon it at the same time, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
fall after planting. At this size the idians trying to keep cool, and no
which will cause the outsiders to go In my last letter I promised to givea

bark of young vigorous trees will slip in. Then close the entrance, and witha plan for an apiary, suitable for this amount of smoking will drive them
readily at the collar, and the tree be- in the combs and start them to
' stick rap smartly on the side of the country. First, I must state that up
ing set low the bud can be inserted at indigenous
work. Thinking that queens not -
hive for two or three minutes. shade is an absolute necessity in secur-
or below the surface. Not only as to this climate would surelybe
The bees will first make an effort to ing the best results from an apiary.
protecting the bud from cold, but for an improvement, I had a numbersent
get out, but finding that in vain, will My plan is as follows : Build a long
many other reasons, a tree budded low from the North but I found
me ,
immediately fill themselves with honey, open shed, eight feet wide, the lengthto
is much to be preferred to one budded next, turn the hive, mouth up, and accord with the number of colonies they very soon became believers in the

high. California orange growers pre maxim "When in Rome do as the Romans -
it I the hives from
place over an empty one, or a boxor in the apiary. place
fer larger stocks for budding, and the keg, putting the two open ends to. eight to fourteen inches apart in two do." In my opinion this por-
necessarily higher insertion of the bud. tion of the article is misleading in its
close the connection with four-
gether; by wrap- ro\ys, fronting outwardly, a
But from an experience of eighteen nature and does an injustice to the
ping a piece of cloth around, and foot passage way down the centre of
years we cannot see that they have "busy bee," and the cause of apiaculture -
again rap on the hive for ten minutes. the shed. About midway in the shed
any advantage in size, vigor, or earlyor especially in the State of Flor-
The bees will soon ascend to the upper build an extracting room, say eight

prolific fruit-bearing.-ED.. ] box, when it can be removed and feet square, made bee tight," with ida, where in localities beekeeping is

Seedlings Not Hardier Than Buda. placed where the hive formerly stood wire cloth screens. Tnis room will be a prominent industry. As well knownto

Mr. W. W. Hawkes, of Lake until' the transferring has been per- found convenient in case of robbing, experienced apiarists, a warm,

George, writes: We are not willingto formed and carry the hive into the and especially so for the queen breeder. moist atmosphere is more conducive to

admit that a mature budded tree room, closing doors and windows. The shed roof, with the excep- the secretion of nectar than a hot dry

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and this fact is no more the ex- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. be required, and the fact that a man ready to talk to railroads about transportation -
Facts for Amateur Bee Keepers.
ception in Florida than elsewhere.The on taking a share makes himself. and they will be interestedin
The instinct of the bee has been the
humid atmosphere of Florida sponsibfe for the whole amount, leaves each others success. Not "everyman
promotes the secretion of nectar morning same for ages. It is not in the powerof but little to choose! and the objection going for himself and Old Nick
man to change that which it has
and evening, the heat of the sun, remains about the same.I for the hindermost," and our producers
been endowed by the Creator.Do .
. together with the breeze constantly remember an instance in a small continually drawing Indian
not endeavor to teach bees
blowing from nine in the morning your way that may illustrate the power of dividends. N. W.
but rather study their habits, and in
until late in the afternoon, evaporatesthe even one small grower in a market.In Welaka, Fla. .
order to have them conform to -- .-
secretion, and the bees finding no your a town in Illinois a few growers Florida Fruit Exchange;
plans, take advantage of that instinctas
for their labor remain in the the market with
were supplying rasp Perhaps we take a wrong view of the
much as possible.
hive, taking as philosophical a view berries at fifteen cents per quart. This article in the last FLORIDA DISPATCH

of the case as "Jack did for not eat- Bees are no respecters of persons.In just kept growers neighboring towns anent the Florida Fruit Exchange
defence of their hive they will as. officials, but we doubt if there are to
ing his supper. away. The supply was constant and
sail living creature irrespective of be found more conscientious gentlemenin
I think there is stretch of any the market An od who
Again, a steady. : man, this broad land than these officials.
of size. Do not too much
the imagination somewhere. Whoever presume had raised a few more berries than Capt. A. M. Ives, General Manager, is

saw a lazy bee? For centuries upon their good nature or you may be was wanted for home use, when the one of the best citizens of Jacksonville.He .
the principal sufferer in a case of mis-
back the bee and the ant have been family had put up what they wanted, has always done business here
placed confidence. squarely and and he bearsan
set up as examples of industry for took a few quarts into the market. correctly,
Showers few days, Palmetto enviable reputation for reliability,
humanity to f follow. Even the ant of every When asked the pi ice of his berrieshe conscientiousness and and it
slowly opening. No perceptible increase -
Florida does not move around in the hesitatingly said he thought about would be a blessing to have more of

heat of the day unless sheltered from noticed in weight of colonies as 12i cents a quart, but he did not think his kind. Mr. M. L. Turner, the Sec-
bees work only mornings and even- retary, who is closely connected with
the sun by shrubbery or trees. The they were worth .that even. He com
somewhat Capt Ives in the exchange is a
ings. Mosquitos annoying ,
only remedy I could suggest to Mr.\ pletely demoralized the market for the
business man who sticks to principle
especially down the river. J. Y. D. ,
!I. for his lazy bees is to pour about a New Smyrna, July 12, IH86. time ; and if one of the other growers and is conscientious in all his transac

gallon of liquid honey over one or had not taken him aside and bargainedfor tions. Jacksonville has room for more

more of his hives in the heat of the his whole crop for fifteen cents per of his stamp.It .

day, and I'll warrant his bees will re quart the market would have been is hardly fair to blame these gen-
N&r1cctin1 tlemen for objection that the
gain their accustomed energy in a ruined for the season. every
most querulous may prefer. The ex-
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manner that will astonish him and FLORIDA FltUIT EXCHANGE. It is almost useless to attempt to do change has not had a fair trial, owingto

convince him of his error. If the anything with the market when one- the unexpected freeze and loss of
Reasons it Does Not Reach fruit last winter about the time
fact were generally known that smok- Why fourth or even one-eighth of the cropis just
Growers. the for its
ing bees would CRuse them to ascend preliminaries inaugurationwere
thrown recklessly and wild it.
Editor f'LOKiDA DISPATCH: upon completed. The coming winter
.. into the combs and start them to work While I have no fault to find with The Exchange, with command of buts will prove-provided a fair crop of

in a period: of honey drouth as tried this organization, its management, or small part of our fruit, must con- oranges is harvested-what the ex-

by Mr.\ M.\ I have no doubt but a the gentlemen who compose it, I wishto stantly come in competition with the change. can accomplish in disposing of

machine could be devised by some enterprising mention one thing that has pre- fruit it does not control, and thus be it. Even though just beginning busi-
ness certain considerable bene-
we are ,
I manufacturer of smokers vented the success that was hoped for, all the while breaking down the mar fit has been derived therefrom by both

that would make them "get thar" in and must make it ever a failure in en- ket it is designed to build up and sus- the fruit-grower and the trucker, but

spite of their laziness. The balanceof deavoring to be what our State needs. tain. It is compelled to be constantlyon not as much perhaps as some expected.

the communication is descriptive of The shares of the stock are made so the dodge from point to point to Where one dissatisfied patron can be
found we believe two satisfied ones can
the difficulties of queen rearing, also l large that it can never be popularized, avoid the above evil. It can never
be produced. Suspend judgmentand
the sources of honey supply and the hence command the know when of is your
can never patronage a quantity goods strictures, gentlemen, until the
process of honey, which are in no ways of the majority of the fruit and ordered to any place that there is not exchange has a fair trial.-Florida

exaggerated in that locality. Setting vegetable producers.It already more than the market would Herald.

aside the disputed statements, the arti may be said we already have as warrant on the way or nearly there, We heartily endorse the Herald's
cle is descriptive of the dark side of stockholders hence is reduced almost
a majority of larger growers everything to enconiums regarding Capt. Ives and

apiaculture in Florida. and among them many of the the uncertainty of a lottery. No one Mr. Turner. We believe them to be
Smyrna, Fla.Syrians. most wealthy and influential men of knows when he sends his goods away honest and competent men WHO have
.or..Italians. the State. All this may be true, and whether he will get a check or be noti- done all in their power to make the

Are the Syrian bees better honey the organization may hold( the com- fied that he is drawn upon for freight Exchange successbut they operate the

gatherers than the Italian? The Amer- mand of the majority of our large ,and other charges. I believe all this business according to prescribed lines,

ican Bee Journal publishes answers to groves and gardens, and still fail to can be avoided if we can have an or- upon which rather than upon their efforts

, the above question from ten prominent have that command and control of the ganization something like the California depend its success or failure.

bee-keepers, all more or less emphat- market that is desired. It is the many "Fruit and Vegetable Union." We cannot agree with the Herald hat

ically negative. small growers that cannot afford to This organization (if I get the name criticism should be suspended until the

--*-*4-- pay one hundred dollars for the ad- correctly) is for all the producers, andit next crop is gathered. The Exchangecannot

I have Extra never Openings found in it Illyex. to vantages of selling through an organi- i is especially adapted to the small do anything towards disposingof

have extra openings on the necessary back partof zation that may not do better for them growers. In order to affect this the next crop unless it gets the fruit,

the hive, or on top, for ventilation.I than the average commission mer- the stock is divided into 100,000 and from present prospects it will receive -

give ample ventilation at the en- chant, that are ever eager to sell, and shares of one dollar each, making the but a small portion of it. Does

trance, and find such sufficient. With rush into the market without knowl- stock $100,000.Each the Exchange bid for patronage upon

large- entrance shade, ample and room in sections ege or system, that break down the grower is permitted to take as the same grounds and for the same pur-
good a raised cover
when extremely hot, no other or fur- market, and make everything we growto many shares as he has acres in grovesor pose as the commission men ? If so,

ther ventilation is necessary. In win- sell in Florida an uncertainty. It fruits or vegetables in cultivationfor its methods and management do not

ter no ventilation should be given may be said that it is not required to marketing. This makes it possi- concern the public, and it behooved us

other than at the entrance, except suchas pay but ten per cent. of the value of a ble for all to unite and work together. to take other measures to market the

comes from covering in the frames share on taking the stock and that There are two advantages that be
with burlap or its equivalent, and may next crop of oranges, vegetables, and
placing a chaff (or its equivalent) probably no more will ever be re gained by this union that I will only small fruits, to the best ad vantage. If

cushion over all-J. E. Pond, Jr., in quired. mention now, as this article is alreadytoo on the other hand, the Exchange is of

"American Bee Journal. Yet the probability that- it may all long. The producers will be the growers, for the growers, and by


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-the growers, then as a public institu- been reached. The era of chance has The freight alone within a few-cents '

tion, the methods are a legitimate sub-: ended. To be profitable the business of one-half, surely two cents instead of ]JVIiscellaneous.
for discussion and must be free from all lottery, a legitimate three and one-half would be ample
ject it is
a matterof I ---------
business transaction. There has when several hundred at
are shipped | Experience With Plymouth Rocks.
vital importance to the State that it
been too much of this shipping of every- one time.For I; A "I live
Mississippi lady says :
accomplish the'mission wherever it is thing and taking chances of what shipment of 305 from Georgetown -
the of have small
sent,; this it cannot hope to do with- will be received. ; to Philadelphia : near centre town, a

out the cooperation and support of the There is another point on the part 287 melons, 18c.... .. ..851 66 yard, with high palings. On the first

growers. But, it does not require deep of transportation companies which 18 melons (specks), 10c. 1 80( -853 46 of February I had seven hens, twenty ..
must be guaranteed, viz: The rapid DR. pullets and two roosters. As it was
insight in going over this State to see and certain delivery of the vegetables. Cartage.. .. ........ ... 3 05
this month I
tkat it has slight hold upon the people. They must be delivered in from fourto Commission...... .... .. 5 358 40 very cold during only

There is a general movement toward ; six days, and in not from ten to got fifty-two eggs. On March 8th I
.. .
Net proceeds.. . $45 06
organized effort for the better market fifteen days as is now generally the Freight, 6271. set my first hen, and she hatched and
A share of the losses raised chicks. this
case. large can seven During
ing of our but with' it all little
crop, I each
be directly attributed to the arrival in am charged twenty month I gathered 292 A dog
allusion to the Exchange. What is poor condition, caused by delay in carry melons to Philadelphia. Was eggs.
killed a hen, which left me only twen-
the reason of this? Is it because heavy transportation.The there ever any highway robbery worse

shippers who are also stockholders and above are points which must than this? ty-seven. During April I gathered

officers of the Exchange, have manipu- receive the serious consideration of Such returns offer poor encourage- 332 eggs, and took off fifty-eight
both transportation companies and the ment to continue in the business. Let chicks. I 178
During May gathered
lated it for their advantage to the det- : "
us "live and let live. But when we
Their interests mutual
growers. are and took off 121 chicks. Total
riment of its general usefulness? Or, and when one suffers both suffers. sell our fruits at only a fair price, and eggs,

because of essential defect in its organization ------..--- then be compelled to give half away number of eggs for the four months,
? A solution of these ques- A Cnapter of Experience. for freight alone, to say nothing about 847 ; number of chicks, 196. At one

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: cartage and commissions, it is too time I had fourteen hens setting,
tions must be had, and that soon,
the institution very of From my patch I dug six barrels of much to bear without speaking out. four with chicks, and eight laying.
or Exchange, as an "W."
Irish and
potatoes sorted same into
Each of the I
twenty-six was busy.
general usefulness, must hang up the four barrels of prime potatoes and two July feth.
fiddle and the bow. of culls. The former I sent in one We are paying about twice as much have kept a daily record of my chickens -

.-...,_-_-.. shipment as follows; One barrel to for the transportation of our produceto and only state facts. A trouble I

The Vegetable Crisis.l W. H. Michael, Philadelphia; two to market as we can afford. These find is, that the mothers leave the
The crisis in the of W. H. Clough of the place and ,
growing early same excessively high rates can be reducedif chicks too young, sometimes leaving
Gordon&Co. of New York. The
vegetables for the Northern marketshas one to ,
them at three or four weeks old. Now,
arrived. In years past the business culls I shipped two days later to the our growers will unite in makingan
effort this end.ED.Meagre I I will say this, if you want fowls that
has been very profitable, but this Florida Fruit Exchange. On June organized to
year many of the truck farmers have 5th, Michael writes: "One barrel potatoes t I will grow rapidly, and good layers and

received very meagre returns, the veg- received. Rotten, n. g." On KeturnH. setters, and gentle and easily confined,
etables generally selling at low prices, the 7th, Gordon & Co. report: "Re- The complaints seem to be general, get pure Plymouth Rocks."

and the, transportation companies and ceived one barrel potatoes in prime all over the State, that the truck farmers .
commission.. houses have absorbed thebulk order, sold for $8, others sold same have received returns Cattle Diseases.
of the proceeds. The cost of pro- day for $6 to $7; freight, 94 cents; very meagre
for their vegetables, the transportationlines Hoven, says a writer in Practical
duction and placing on the market of commission, 80 cents; check enclosed
a crate of vegetables is about as follows $6.25. Two days later Clough writes: and commission merchants hav- Farmer, is a distention of the rumen,

] : Two barrels potatoes received on June ing absorbed the bulk of the proceeds. or first stomach, by gas evolved within -

Freight........ ................45 cents 6th, on opening found a few bad; Where there is so much smoke, there from the fermentation of green
Cominisibn... ...... ........ ...10 cents sorted, and sold fbr $6.50 per barrel. must be fire. There can be no doubtof I food. The belly swells and the breath-
Crates, packing, etc........... .20 cents Eleven days later the Exchange report -
the two barrels (culls) sold the fact that the farmers have been ing becomes laborious and heavy. The

Total. ................... .75 cents for $5.50 each. Last comes report imposed upon. In some manner or animal refuses to eat, and stands with

[These figures do not cover cost of from Michael, as follows: One barrel other a remedy must be applied. Ina head extended. The swelling rapidly

production, but rather of gatheringand potatoes on 5th, badly rotten, n. g., good many respects our vegetible- increases until the entire body is dis
marketing.] sold for 25 cents. Cartage, 10 cents; I
growers have been goiug it blind and tended. The efficacy of measures is
freight, 94 cents; due, 79 cents.
An acre should produce, with a fair "GARDENIA." trusting to luck. A great reform is in ratio with the promptness with

crop, at least 150 crates. If transpor- July 11,1886.The needed, says the Tampa Tribune, but which they are taken. In the early
tation was reduced to twenty-five cents,
above is rater a bad showingfor it be secured of the disease chloride of lime
and commissions to five cents, and can only by a thorough stages ,
L. packing, etc., to fifteen cents, it would W. H. Michael], of Philadelphia.Have organization of the growers, and an promptly given in doses of from two

1 make a total cost of forty-five cents. any other readers had experience active, reliable Board of Administration. -! to four drachms will usually afford re

Then in case' each: crate sold for $1, or with this man? If so we shall Though past efforts have beena I lief. Another good remedy is a tea-
$L50, there would be a fair profit left he to the If he
pleased publish same. failure determinationwill spoonful of pulverized charcoal
yet persistent every
the grower for his work. That is to
say is a rascal we want to know it. Our win. Organize and put men at fifteen minutes given in one-half pintof

150 crates sold at $1............8150 00 gardeners work too hard and labor the head whom you can trust, and sup- milk or water sweetened with a lit-
Cost of producing 150 crates at 45 under too many disadvantages to be them.-Alachua Advocate. tle molasses, until the animal is re
cents each.................... 67 50 port .. .
robbed in this manner.-ED. lieved.If .

Profits.... ............... .. $82 50 High Kates. these fail the only resort is to
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH The freight from Riverside, California -
[This does not represent profit., but Occasionally I notice some one is but puncture the stomach, thus allowingthe
to Chicago ten cents more
amount received for planting, culti- complain of the high rates charged by per box on car load rates than from gas to escape. If possible get a

vating, interest on land, etc.] the transportation companies for vege- Jacksonville veterinary surgeon to do this. Other-
to Chicago, although
There is another item which is tables, etc. Now, while I am not a wise take a sharp pointed knife and
worthy of consideration by the Trans. chronic growler, I feel disposed to distance is 1,000 miles greater; on less thrust it into the lef+ flank about three

portation Companies, viz: Advance grumble myself. I am today in receipt than car load rates the freight is inches below the spinal column, and

payment of freight. The freight must of the following returns: twenty cents more per box from Jacksonville half way between the hips and the

be paid first, or l last The effect of For shipment of 405 melons from than from Riverside. last rib. Then insert in the cut a quillor

advance payment it appears to us Georgetown to Jacksonville: pipe stem, through which the gas

would be to put a stop to the whole- 405 melons sold for.. ... $34 65 A meeting of stock owners of Clay will escape. After the gas is removed,

sale shipping of' inferior vegetables. DR. and Putnam counties was recentlyheld ,, give a dose of epsom salts. Hoven .

Growers would then'ship the best of To freight......... ... .$14 18 at Clinche's Station to take may be produced by too much green
...... ........... ,
goods, with filled crates, as they would Cartage 1 60 food, or by a normal amount when the
Commissions........ .... 3 47 measures to obtain compensation from
not to risk all on goods with digestion is impaired the is ina
care poor or body
Balance ( check)...... 15 40
per railroads for stock killed
the prospect of getting nothing in re injured or by low state of health. Prevention is

turn. This crisis in the business has I ,. .34 65-$34 65 moving trains. always better than cur .





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JJlorida ,is Pd t!!. in as we reserve to ourselves. We which is much prized in Europe. older nation. It has been deferred

. want the support of every man who Sherbet made from the pulp' is very with us because we have been blessed

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,JULY 26, [888. respects an honest opinion, and does palatable. Mr.\ W. Newbold, livingnear with the best lands and climate any

A. H. MANVILLE--- Editor.-------- not require his friends to believe as he. Crescent City, used to ship a people ever had. We have had our

does. quantity of the fruit to New York, troubles, and now must stow some of
The New Insect. .
Cork. and he assured us that he always got the pluck exhibited in the war, rising
this insect
Mr. Ashmead identifies as
A cork of good quality should be good prices. The fruit will grow in above all obstacles, and retain our
as distinguishedfrom
Tetranychus ,
T. telariu In a recent issue the white, tawny, or pink, with a close, any part of the State ; it can be plantedto lands for our Southern boys. I don)

fine grain, and free from cracks. Wet make handsome hedges.-Palatka hate other boys, but like our boys
made this Tet-
us spell
types genus
News. best.-Southern Cultivator and Dixie
ran ycleus. plantations give a soft, flabby description H.H
of Farmer.
product. A Sucession of Crops .
Work for August." 4
4 The first Mr. Owens took off Helen Harcourt's "Fruits of :llorlda"
Our usual calendar monthly workon KucalyptUH. Revised Edition.

farm and garden,grove and orchard, I Mr. J. H. White writes regardingthe this year was a very fair one of Irish EDITOR FLORIDA DISPATCH:

which have been crowded out this species :recently alluded to in our potatoes. Then he planted water- I see by a notice just received that

week by press of other matter. will appear columns as lemani as follows : melons and has realized at the rate of Helen Harcourt's revised, re-written

in next issue. The one killed was .i. Lehmanni. one hundred dollars an acre therefrom. and enlarged book on the Fruits of

.. .. The specific name with a capital. This Now he is taking off the vines and Florida, for which we have been so
On Peaches the of Prof A. H. Curtis. All this
on authority planting sweet potatoes. on
long and anxiously waiting, is now in
We give considerable matter on this --. .-
Florida sand which the
at same
Lemons in Sicily. press, and will be on sale.
in this issue. Mr. James P.
subject time is of the most
In Sicily lemons gathered in Novem- sustainining one The fact of this truly valuable book
DePass the well known peach
growerof in the .
ber are kept until March, while those thriving orange groves country.Cor. being out of print for a long time
Archer; and Mr. A. J. Bidwell, of Vohisia Herald.
Orlando, originator of the Bidwell's gathered in January are only kept 4 (seems long when waiting), caused by

three weeks before shipping, for the Starch.Editor the burning of the entire stock of the
Early and the Bidwell's Late varie-
reason that lemons picked early keep FLORIDA DISPATCH: early edition in the Jacksonville fire,
ties, have each promised us an article
longer than those picked late. Will you kindly publish an article has been a loss to the public, but I
peaches in the near future. of from
upon on the manufacture starch cassava -
4 trust this loss will be fully compen-
New Kaces. arrowroot and sweet potatoes.In .
Peaches and Strawberries. Our Florida apiarists seem to be looking over back numbers of your sated for by the additions, trimmings,
This week we devote considerable valued paper for the information I desire and fine shadings which the fair author
unanimous in the opinion that the introduction -
space to peaches and other orchard I was struck with the entire absence has taken her own time to perfect.We .

fruits. Next issue will be a straw- of new races of bees does of anything on the subject. The trust it will deserve the banner as
not pay. Even Italianizing has been Bermuda arrowroot commands at least
berry number, containing an accountof the latest and best
largely discontinued, as neither the double the price of any other in the among our
the berry region along the Florida Italian bees nor the hybrids give bet- market, and yet I have seen as hand- ous valuable books upon orange culture -

Railway and Navigation Company'sroad some samples made in Florida as any and their pertinent subjects.S. .
ter results than the
and general information on va- practical common from Bermuda. Is there any real dif BIGELOW.

riety, culture, profits, etc. black bee. ference of quality in the two articles? Geneva, Fla.
and, if so, is the superiority of one dueto 4
American Horticultural Society.: Profits of Orange, Growing Californian -
Volusla County Stock Men. a difference in the soil and climate, Record.
The Annual of the Amer-
A large and enthusiastic meeting of Meeting or to a better method of preparing? Mr. J. R. Dobbins, of San Gabriel,
ican Horticultural Society, for 1886, R. R. SNOWDEN.Ocala .
stock raisers held at Enterpriseon
is the of of 3,200 trees.
owner a grove
will convene in the city of Cleveland,
the 10th inst. An association was We are not up in starch-making or About 1,200 of these are seedlings, and
7th and
September next, con-
organized and a preamble and resolu- Will the finest
tinue three or four days. starch-producing plants. some nearly 2,000 are Washington -
tions adopted alleging the inadequacyof of our readers favor us with the desired Navels. Of this latter a portionare

the present law, protesting against Particular information given on application information on these subjects ?- five years old from the bud, and
legislation not mutually protective; ED. are producing from two to two and a
petitioning the Legislature for a law Secretary. 4
-e. Our Southern Farmer Hoys. half boxes t 13 the tree this year. He
making railroads liable for the injuryor Camels
sold his entire of Navel
Gen. Stephen D. Lee, the able and crop oranges ,
killing of stock by moving trains, In Australia seem successful im
very successful President of the Mississippi at $4 a box, delivered on board the

on proof of same whether caused by portations. In many parts of Queens- at Starkville cars at San Gabriel station. The total I :
Agricultural College .
negligence of train men or not; and land camels are being supplied to the Miss., has done a noble work for the cost of picking, packing and boxing

pledging themselves to oppose any police, while agriculturists prefer themto young men of his State,yet he earnest- is forty cents a box. His trees are
candidate for State office not favoringthe horses for conveying rations and
planted twenty-four feet apart, ,
ly desires to do still more and better square
of such a law. water to out-stations and surveying
passage and he has seventy-eight trees to the
...,. for the rising generation. "I am
-- -
--- -- parties. The "ship of the desert" is If the of his
acre. product
Not a Dummy. really alarmed, he writes, "as to the orange
also found useful on railway work. trees is only two boxes each, he is get-
Do not take sides on the cattle future of farmer boys. The cream
Would not camels be useful in Flor- $8 a tree or $624 an acre while
ting ,
question. The cattle men like your has been taken off our lands by their

paper, but will fight it if it is for no ida? fathers and grandfathers, and now, the total expense, including care of

fences. We appreciate this friendly i Pomegranates.We 4 when thoy cannot make money off orchard, boxing and all, is only $80an

advice, and regret that our convictions believe there is more money in them they will turn them over to their acre, leaving him a net profit, this

will not allow us to follow it. pomegranates on a small scale than boys, like a squeezed lemon. Without year, of$544 an acre, probably more

We believe it to be for the best inter- any other fruit grown in Florida. No training and education, these boyscan than the land and trees have cost Mr.

ests of stock raising, as well as of freeze will hurt them, and they require do no better, but must do worse, Dobbins up to date.. 4

farming, gardening and fruit.growing, hardly any care and sell well, because they have poorer lands. Asa The Moss Industry.

that stock rather than tilth be fenced. not only in the home market, but in consequence, strangers, who have Among the diversified industries of

That's where you will find us, and we the North. The tree requires plentyof been educated in Europe or at the the State that of moss is perhaps the

shall endeavor to keep our end up. At fertilizer if good fruit is expected.The North, will gain possession oursoil. least interesting, but not the least im

the same time we are open to convic- rind of the fruit is very astringent, They will know how to restore it, and portant. New Orleans receives annu-

* tion, and nothing will please us better and is used in the tropics as a cure for our poor boys, for lack of preparation, ally about 20,000 bales, valued at

than to have the other view of it well diarrhoea, boiled into tea ; and in Asia will be their laborers. The problem 175000. Of these receipts some

maintained in our columns, and shall that and the bark are used for tanning, now facing the farmers of the South is 12,000 bales are rehandled by the city

accord others the same privileges there- making the finest variety of leather, ho new one ; it has confronted every moss-gins, and the remainder is sold




513 l lJ lor

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shipped in the condition in whichit Business throughout the State is In an address before the Sanford '

is landed. As is well known the better now than at this time during Fruit and Vegetable Association, Mr.\ ]JVIeteozological.CD

forest and swamps of Florida are any previous summer. J. F. Prince strongly recommends the --. I I
"5 .
stocked with an unlimited supply of Bartow has a sunflower weighing application of insecticides with fertilizers < I Iat118OM .s.;: sj 3 ,. i:.s.: *csi:,
c3_oCD oJ cS_
s3 c3
fibre. For want of some one to foster five and a half pounds and measuring to the soil. COCO EdW a-JU1S e BraeV I C,) ::..;:w -

the industry, there is comparativelylittle thirteen inches across. The Thomasville Enterprise says the _- xp.2 o" '. --- ------ -OOOOCOOao--- <12
moss shipped from Florida, not- A fifty-three pound melon from heavy storm of July 1st damaged the CMCM "JJfc' > :411uP nWI\: 5w:-::7-'a a.

withstanding the swamps abound withit. the cotton somewhat in Southwestern '! ----- -
Pomona is aa
VIr. Irwin's place, crop ::'1: :: :
One or two parties have tried to heaviest thus far reported. Next Georgia, and almost entirely destroyedthe ..3.:, Mo.h !!I-----. sl3"a}; ( I-----rc'o-- T U io

establish the regular buying, selling, LeConte II :::I -
C) og I
Crop prospect around Live Oak is pears. .c &.-< r; 'UOiiaazl(1; ......,. ,> eea
business here but ;: !:t
baling etc. "
0 .
The first Florida of the I ntxxc
good, notwithstanding heavy rains, and grapes sea- xx xkl 00
how failed make of it c
to a success ---- ---
O '
melons have sold for good prices. son were Champions, shipped from ;.J I = a:a
perhaps through mismanagement or Waldo to Pancoast & Griffiths, of x ;;.. I Slnpa.lpunq'X'c(1) :- I t-o-1 I 1-
There is talk of an Air Line Railroad :> ;pus Sagaul; uJ} !
lack of experience as much as any- .. HUJu 11U .rusj I Jj
Philadelphia, and sold on the 26th > aI _
from Orala to Palatka the
connecting 3 '
35I a>
thing ::::
.. .. F. R. & N., with the J., T. & K. W. ult., for forty cents a pound. X I lltJ t:
-r to C l >O< OO... -
FL01CI DIANA. During thQXJominfr season it is exceedingly c8 utJal\I\ t-t-t.t-t--. I :;h'J: %
I ;
The pine lands of Levy a ,;. ..... :J1
average Z ----- .. .
.... ..
probable that more immi- 0 << qqoq q tG ='
I mnUlIUJI"} } I -'X' 'I': tG GI- :::::
from "
"laid to .
Crops are by. county are yielding twenty o x O:-O)06: .
will settle between .
grants permanently Q. ----- -- - ,

Citra wants a canning factory. forty bushels of oats per acre this sea- Bartow and Punta Gorda than in any 0)CC I I mmpctJl\T} } 1, 00:0000 oot--oo"': d"': ao.,; .:.:q,_a:
----- -- -- --
White's Road approaches Daytona. son. other section of equal area in the "(5 I a t'_ 5 OS3.

South Apopka has shipped an aver- State. o .la-lamOJtJU ow r::.C.ocoo. .i8=:.. li.J.... ...
wants *- -
Leesburg a canning factory. 05S L"11"I ..O" O') J. ...
of of 1 utJal'-1 .4-4: d
2,000 crates vegetables _
age per O -
Nassau has In Florida 207 miles of track have . Q GIO
county a very large area ------ -- -- -.--. .' "
Prices from
$2.50 to $5.00
day. per been laid in the last six months s.. I.: : : : : : : .5S
in potatoes. ex- o : :. : I .. ...
crate. .(1).. :t-5 : '0:- N 4 as.a.....=....,.
number of miles laid
The new canal at the Haulover is oeeding square D _M m-, .--4 ....- iX
Captain Hendry, of Fort Myers, hasa c* a:: 'aaL CO' I;
nearly done. in any other State except Kansas. In : < ,, 'as .a..:: II:
Guinea six feet :) as"' C b bGEo-
bunch of
grass --0
Full of in the the next half year she will distanceall ? ooma' :s
crop oranges Orange
containing two hundred anti sixty-one : e I
other States.
Lake region. stalks. ----- ---- -

Columbia is for Some planters declare that their
county preparing The Panasoffkee Orange Company) 9111bJisllfr s ijJ21Hrinl211fIA'l'ES
her annual fair. cotton crops were very much injured
has three hundred acres in grove, one the storm but the
by prevailing opin- OF ADVERTISING.
Marion county wants an agricul- hundred and of which is natural
tural association. fifty ion is, that, although badly shaken, it On application.
grove. will come out right, and very little Subscription JfHf.OO per annum, in advantr.
Longwood has a cypress fourteenfeet The completion of the Florida damage be sustained.Mr. In clubs of six or more,$1.50 i each.

in diameter. Southern Railway to Punta Gorda, on Thomas Dixon, of Hampton, To Subscribers.See .

Gainesville is to have an extensive Charlotte Harbor, will give that section printed slip on your paper (or wrapper)
sowed his oats in four and one-half Note date of the expiration of your subscription
fertilizer manufactory. a big boom. and if in arrears please remit.
foot bands, and planted corn in the : .

Crescent City spends $45,000 on Near Lake City there is superior _water furrows. After harvesting the I Special to New Subscriber
New subscribers to the DISPATCH, will receive -
buildings this summer. for and lime-rock oats he has field of fine
clay brick-making, now a as corn on application a colored map of (Florida

Eustis falls into line aud organizesa from which excellent lime can be as we have seen, the stubble being free. Scale eighteen mile to th inch.

Fruit-Growers' Association.An made. Good chance for enterpriseand plowed under and fertilizing the grow- SPECIAL CLUB RA1ES.

Illinois colony, it is said, will lo- capital. ing crop.-Lake Butler Times. or We periodical club THE published DISPATCH in the with United any Statesor paper
Great Britain. Prices on application.
cate in Columbia county next fall. The Sanford Journal received a twig The Oxford (Sumter county) Vegetable Remittances should be sent by Check,

The Florida Southern, has just com- : from a Jaffa orange tree containing and Fruit Growers' Association Money, add'Order pd,to Postal Note or Registered Letter -

pleted its line to Charlotte Harbor. fiffy-eight well-formed oranges in the have adopted a preamble and set of C. W. DaCOSTA., Publisher..,
T (? ', N .
KQnp 'J"Y" 1.1
Wild cherries grow to perfection in space of eight inches. resolutions. They want State analysis -

Florida-why not domesticated ones? The Sanford Vegetable Growers' for soils and fertilizers, cheaper
WE are indebted to Mr. W. B.
Association have issued a circular ask- abor, lower rates of transportation,
A $55,000 stock of cattle recently Grant, of San Pabl-} Fla., for one of
ing the co-operation of other sectionsof more efficient carrying service, and a
changed hands at Fort :Meade for cash largest and finest melons of the season.
South Florida. They discuss fer- better system of distribution.H. .-
----- '
Several farmers around Leesburgare

trying tobacco, with promises of tilizers at their next meeting. I S. Kedney, of Maitland, it is In another Reliable column Seedtrnaii.Mr. W. A.

success Mr.\ Lowe, of Elliott's Key, shipped said, will have a full orange crop this
Bours, the well-known Seedsman, an-
240,000 pine apples from his planta- it estimated that he will .
The Indian River people begin to year, being nounces that he is prepared to furnishnew

/, think they will have a full crop of tion this season. The first shipment have over 7,000 boxes. This gentleman crop cabbage and other seeds for
netted fourteen cents each. Florida fifteen :
came ,
years ago
oranges. early sowing. Don't send away for
The blown down the broken down in health and without
corn by stormin a
, Three thousand grains of oats from seed when they can be had from a

. a single seed by Mr. Sackett, of In- Leon county is straightening up, hundred dollars. Today his estimated reliable dealer here at home.

dian River. and planters think damage will be wealth is over $15'0,000.AlachuaAdvocate. .-.-*-

light, and yield above the average. Heat Fertilizer.
One of the finest crops of oranges JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,Jan. 19, '86.

this season ever raised in tire Fort Mr. Sanchez, of St. Johns county, -- --- President Florida Fertilizing Co.

I Meade region. has raised a, Bostm Marrow squash, VIarr Dear Sir-The ton of Florida Or-

which five feet five inches ] et8. ange Food I got from you liHt: Maywas
Antonio, Pino & Co., of Key West: measures by
used on my grove near Volusia
have purchased 300 bales of tobacco four feet seven inches in circumference.
. Fruit and Vegetable Market. with entire satisfaction.f I have tried

in Vinales, Cuba. While money is being loaned in LINE several other brands, costing nearly
261 BROADWAY FLORIDA NEW YORK,July 15, 1886.} twice as much per ton, and with much
The West Florida Agricultural and Florida on farms and real estate at I
QUOTATIONS.Ga. less satisfaction. I shall want several
Horticultural Association held a well from ten to twenty per cent., compounded Watermelons, selected, per 100 16 00@18(00 tons more of the Orange Food early

attended meeting DeFuniak Springs, quarterly, there is abundant "" "" fair poor,, .", l'JK15UO 800@1000' ) next month. Yours, truly,

and appointed a committee to arrangefor capital in San Francisco offered at six Florida Tomatoes and Egg Plants, none.J. .' JOHN CLARK.

an exhibit in December. and seven. per cent.-Apopka Citizen. D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent., Mr. John Clark is the oldest mer-




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chant in Jacksonville, and has been without being subjected to a medical CECIL H. PLUMMER, REAL ESTATE.

selling fertilizers for the past twenty examination. From gratitude she will .

years. send, FREE, Receipes, Treatise and full

Peach. .Trees.4 directions sealed. Address MRS.\ W. VETERINARY SURGEON Barns a in Real Estato.

C. HOLMES 658 New York.
Broadway I
Mr. Tabor has 40,000 peach and
HH Student ofy the Royal Veterinary College of
in his
10,000 Kelsey's plum trees Bind Your Papers,
nurseries at Glen St. Mary's.\ They i.ondon, $500 will buy a fine residence lot at
We have a number of excellent files Will answer all communications through let- Tampa. Easy terms.

are all grown on Florida stock from for sale with the name "FLORIDA DIS- ters and telegrams.

Florida seed. We take pleasure in PATCH" embossed thereon, affording a $5000 land will buy adjoining 200 acres the high new town rolling of

endorsing and recommending Mr. Ta- beautiful covering for paper, only $1 Pemberton, junction of South Florida and
bor. Purchasers will find his trees each. Office in Orlando/Fla.,at Florida coochee River.Southern Railroads and the Wlthla-

first-class, and true to name. Look out -. .. Reed & Foster's Stables.

for his advertisement in Strawberry Plants for Sale. August.

Albany plants for delivery TO Young HonsokoODOrS Hernando county. Easy terms; concessions
in the fall. BURY & ANDERSON, to those who will build. Place rapidly im
Mandarin, Fla.

...< will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg.lIarioncountyfaclngon -
Sour Orange Trees. Rocky ranch Nursery, Blonticello, Fla Free to All Brides. $1 00 Coop.

See advertisement of sour orange Parties intending to purchase Le er ered Park.very Send cheap.for colored map. Property of-

trees at Red Rock prices in another Conte Pear trees will do well to place Notice is hereby given to all the readers of :I

column. orders with me before the season to this paper and all their friends and acquain- i O* I CO will buy a large building lot inffljJ
tances throughout the United States and \ Windsor, Alachua county, a flour-
Improved Wilson's- -4 Albany plant opens. I have a choice stock of Canada, thatTHE ishing place.

one, two and three-year-old trees, and
Strawberry Plants for sale by HOUSEHOLDWill will 400 land
buy acres adjoining
will not be undersold. -
JOHN H. JACKS Correspondence Windsor. Easy terms. Only
8-300 cash required balance on long time to
with nurserymen solicited.B. be sent one year as ;
Mandarin Fla. suit purchaser.
.-*-4 W. PARTRIDGE, A Wedding PresentTo

Wanted.To Proprietor. 2 will buy a well located lot of 10
$ 5 0
every newly married couple whose ad acres at Oriole; land all high and
exchange LeConte Pear Trees ---- -- dress-and 10 cents to pay postage-Is sent to dry; originally selected for orange culture.
for Strawberry Plants. None but best For Sale. the publisher within one year from the aatc of hong terms of credit. Only$25' cash required,
Mobile or Improved Noonan Strawberry their marriaye. and an equal amount per annum {plus the In-
varieties desired. Good references Persons sending for this present! are re- terest on deferred payments. The easiest
Plants for sale. Price $3.00 questeo to send a of a containinga
copy paper terms offered on high dry lands In Florida.
given and required. notice of their marriage, or some other evidence Enquire for particulars.
B. W. PARTRIDGE per 1,000. Larger quantities on ap- that will amount to a reasonable proof
plication. Delivered at the wharf or that they are entitled to the magazine under $4 5 0 will buy a fine 10-acre lot close by
Monticello\ Florida. the above offer. Address, station Candler, Marion county.
-+1-. --- railroad station. I have raised straw Very prosperous place; good lands.
A Universal Wedding Present. berries for the past six years,and tried \TTi.EBORO, VT $2 2 5 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can-
---- --- dler,close by the station.
than varieties and find
The' publisher of The Household more twenty ,
believes in this the best. D. B. MILLS Strawberry Plants.Newnan's evidently encouraging i vP +UU h.g8ine land lying a little off from
matrimony, as will be seen by his offer Welaka, I"la.sS the 8.S.,O. R. In Marion county. Sat-
Prolific . .per 1000 S2.50 isfactory terms to buyers.
in another column to send a wedding -wswr! Charleston Seedling,or Noisettes, 350
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In lots of 500 or over,1 ss than 500,per 100 .50 $520 will buy a beautifully located
present to every bride who may apply whole block of lots in Parkeraburg.
DR JOHN BULL'S1'sToiSin rates for lots of
Special or
for the same. See his offer headed A few thousandPOTTED lu,000 over. now Money it for the right man. Over;300( lots

"To Young Housekeepers." PLANTSat $ I KO will buy H acres good orange land
>- -4 adjoining Parkersburg.
Turnip Seed-Cabbage Seed. $l per hundred.
$2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling
Now is the time- to put in Turnipsand Orders accompanied with cash promptly land adjoining Floral City, In
well Hernando county. Money In It for subdivision -
filled with strong healthy plants, packed.
Cabbage. Two hundred pounds FOR THE CURE OF into lots. Terms to suit.

just received. I have the largest stockin 1'luiitw! Now Heady. $800 will buy 80 acres good high rolling
the State-fresh and reliable. FEVER and AGUE Address, v. pine land north of Couper on P.H:
pure J. W. VOSE, R'y in Hernando county. Good neighbor-
WILLIAM A. BOURS, P. O. Box 116, Jacksonville, (Fl hood.
.20 West Bay st. Jacksonville, Fla."Peek's Or, WM. II. KINOSBURY, $600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole
Taylor's European HouseJacksonvllle with Lake Front.
will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
Monticello Farmer and $1 000
southwest of Oriole close by Improvements -
i The proprietor of this celebrated medicine Shell Pond Nurseries.
Grape Grower published at Char- ; commanding building site; fine
justly claims for it a superiority over all remedies land.

lottesville, Va., should be in the handsof I I ever offered to the public for the SAFE, I'ien Tau (or, Honey, Jackson Prolific
all grape and fruit growers. Send I CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cure (September), and My Favorite (October) vD I UU dry,adJoining I town plat of Oriole.
I, of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever,whether Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons, Japan A fortune for some one by sub-dividing into
$1 to\ JOSEPH A. PECK Box 11
of short or long standing. He refers to the Plums, etc. building lots.
Charlottsville, Va., and procure this entire Western and Southern country to bear Send for Circular. $600 will buy 40 acres of laud adjoining

valuable journal for one Circu- him testimony to the truth of the assertion JAS. P. DEPA-*4. preceding.
year. I that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if Archer, Fla.HIRES' $1250 will* buy 80 acres land adjoiningthe
lation 5,784. directions followedand carriedout. Company's lands at Pemberton -
: the strictly --- --- ------ ---
---- .e.Royat ---- -- which they have laid out in building lots.
In a great many cases a single dose has IMPROVED ROOT BEER. River front. A bargain.
Palm Nurseries. been sufficient for a cure,and whole families
If Jack Frost was over jealous in |I I'have been cured by a single bottle,with aper- a delicious Packages sparkling 25 cts.and wholesome Makes 4 gallonsof bev- $2500 will buy Dade 120 acres City tine and land Tucker-between -

imitating the "Father of his Country," I feet restoration of the general health. It is, erage. Sold by all druggists, or sent by mall town in Hernando county.
\ however,prudent,and in every case more cer- Ion receipt of 25 cents. C. E. HIRES
will 40*
and cut down your mango tree and i tain to cure,if its use is continued in smaller I ____48 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia l ... Pa- $400 land,buy two miles acres from splendid UrookHvllTe.high

your sugar apple bush with his little : doses for a week or two after the disease has SA .LESl.OO"or13'Veek..The will buy a young orange grove,2t>*
hatchet and if want others to replace been checked,more especially in difficult and I .. trees, some beginning to bear;
you be mailed securely wrapped to address In the
: ton g-standing cases. Usually this medicine any grove in tine condition; Clay county, fine
them;send us $5, and we will : will not require any aid to keep the bowels in I on United receipt States of fO WJ Dl l ETC BIO One forThree Dollar.Months Lib neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley ,

pack and deliver at the express officea I good order. Should the patient, however,re- I eral discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and Lake. .
will buy 16 acres high pine land
quireacatharticmedicineafterhavingtakenthree Clubs.ThePoLtCEAILED GAZETTE $1 000
box containing a dozen good plant oxi.Y legitimate in Hernando county; place has
four doses of the Tonic,a single dose
Illustrated Sporting and Sensational several hundred dollars worth of improvements -
each and and)
of ( apple )
JoumalpubUI1cdontheAmcrican! on it. Including house; I Rail road survey _
next time (unles3 you live below the !: will be sufficient. Use no other. continent. Apply for terms to FREE I runs through place. I

frost line) keep Jack and his hatchetout I I Richard K. Fox. Franklin Square- New York. I $5000 will buy 810 acres finely located ,
DR. JOHN BULL'SSMITH'S ----- ----- - land In Hernaudo county. Will
of the garden. I I I sell all or part.InODES.
REASONEK BROS., Crab Orchard I I
Box, 10, Manatee\ Fla. WATER.ns.t::
---- ---- Co a.:::r
Wives! Mothers! Daughters! The Popular Remedies of the Day. THE LIVER. 0 n o o.-' CD .
Be your own physician A lady Principal Office, 831 Main St., LOUISVILLE,KV. 4 THE STOMACH. o-g. ::r= = Oriole, Hernando County.

who for years suffered! torments worse THE BOWELS..a.. II Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and

than death from Uterine Troubles, i A POSITIVE CURE FOR n ;-;w? ; I information how to get a home in Florida,
i ""' 0 -=- close by Railroad in active operation. Splen-
Prolapsus, Leucorrhoea, Suppressions, I DYSPEPSIA, 3 =2..0: did orange lands. Large number of new
wives Fancy Wi Poultry. 3 ONSTIPATIONSICKHEADACHh 3 : e. ;. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
etc., so common among our ,
sssai ;.. 'CoC) coming in from all over the Union. Attractive -
mothers and daughters, and had despaired W.FENDRICK r> 123- plan of purchase; but little cash required.
I W. I Dos:-one to two teaspoonfuls. .3 "2. Bargains offered.
of being cured, finally found to Albert Fries, Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS in sealC'4 Oed
packages at JO and 2oct!. No genoa ;'7 a W. B. CLARKSON,
remedies which completely cured her, I Keeps 20 varieties of PurMjr d Fowls. I uine Salts sold in bulk. p n '

after all else had failed, Any ladycan Yards: Shell Road near Moncrief Spring. Crab Orchard Water Co.. Proprs. 3? f Office: 72J W. Bay St., up stairs,
Eggs for Hatching,82 per dozen.P. S.N. JONES Manager Louisville Kjr.
use the remedies and cure herself, O. Box 381. Jacksonville, Fla. I Jacksonville, FlaI .









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i I Valrico Nurseries, n ,. Palatka] and FOR AH Landin s sON

4: .ItA.IL'VA .

Catalogue Free. UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER

It Hs -
AU Trains of! tMs.. Road are Run by Ceutial ((90tti) TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER
] W. G. TOUSEY, a s Meddlan Time,which is 33 Minutes Stowcr
than Jacksonville Time. West Havana and New Orleans.
: Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla.SOUR Key ,

Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally, DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES
t as follows:

: ORANGE TREES Leave Jacksonville NEW ORLEANS daily at.EXPKES..........,.. /S5 a m PEOPLE' LINE STEAMERS.&
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.. 7:8ar:
Leave Callahan daily at_...._. 8:18 a m
Arrive at Waycross dally at_ ........ ..10:15: a ro -
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V.R.R... 1:50 p m Steamers H. B. PLANT of the People's
Arrive at Thomasville daily itt.._. 1:37 p fit Line, and CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, of the
Arrive at Bainbridge daily at........ ... ;3:35: p m De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run as
From i to li inches in Diameter, Arrive at Chattahoochee daily a.t.1U1: p a;&) follows: Leaving the DeBary-Bayn Line
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.K.iu:10: p m Wharf at foot of La ura street:
Arrive at Mobile via'L.&N.R. R........ 2:30:: a 1U Leave Savannah, Florida and West-
., Arrive atNew Orleans vlaL.&N. R.R ;:3 It>u m ern Railway wharf Jacksonville,
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville daily on arrival of Fast Mall train..
::A't"f': ock.: :BO-t-tOrYI: : :Prices and New Orleans, via Pensacola and< Leave Jacksonville.............................. &00 p m
Mobile. Leave Green Cove Spring................... 5:10 p m
FAST :MAIL. Leave Toool...................?.................... 6:15 p m
Leave Jacksonville dally at............. '!.O.) m Leave Palatka..............................._...... 8:40 pm
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..12:00? p m Leave Welaka.... ............................._10:50 p m
Leave Callahan dally at._. 2:45 m Leave Astor............... .......................... 2:00am
For Planting During Rainy Season of Summer. Leave Chattahoochee at.11:30 p an Leave DeLand Landing................._ 4:15am
Leave Thomasville 1:40 p m Leave Blue Springs ..........._..........._ 5:00 a in
Arrive at Waycross daily at.... 4:40 n Arrive Sanford, South: Florida Rail
Arrive at Jesup daily ... 6:15 p J" road wharf...... ........................_......... 7:00 a m
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & U... >S:35 P m Arrive Sanford,City wharf.............."... 7MO a m
1lE.A.VJL.L.E1: :: : d FL EJ: :) Arrive at Savannah daily at....._. 7:58: p In Arrive Enterprise............ .................._ 8:10 n m
t ,- :! Arrive at Charleston daily at.. 1:25' p a in Leave Enterprise: ................................. 8SOamRETURNING : )
; :
1 Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m ,

Arri <" Arrive Philadelphia........................._ 3:45: a m Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:)0 p m

.. Drayton Island, Florida. Arrive at New York daily at............. 6:50: a n, Leave Blue Springs.............................. X3U p.)
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville > Leave DeLand Landing..................... 9:25' p m
0 and New York. Leave Astor..........................................11:5 p m
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. Leave Welaka....................................... :15am
"" Leave Jacksonville daily 4:30 m Leave Palatka.................. ............?...... 4:30 am
) LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESNEW Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..._......11:30: a p IT :Leave Tocoi!........................ ................. 6:30 a in
Leave Callahan daily at......... 6:14 m Leave Green Cove Spring_.................. 7:15 I a in
-'. Arrive at Callahan.._.........................10:46 p an Arrive Jacksonville........._.................. 9:45& a m
CATALOGUE NOW READY, Leave Wayctoss.? 7"0; P m Connecting at Tocol with St. Johns Rail
Arrive at Waycross daily 8:25 a K road, at Palatka with Florida Southern
descriptions of Leave Gainesville daily ._.... 3:50 p m Railway ; at Astor with St. Johrf's and
OI.ICAL AND ElIrlt: ) 1CAL. Leave at Lake City_. 3M3 p n Lake Eustis Railway; at DeLand Landing
Leave Live Oak daily 7:10 p m with DeLand and St. john Railroad; at En-
Fruit Trees Plants Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc etc. Leave ThomnsvilrB dally at...,.....11:15 p u terprise with A. C.,St. J. &: I. R. Railroad tor
Arrive at Albany daily at_............ .1:30 a it Titusville; at Sanford with steamers for In-
Together with full descriptions of all the Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 8:00 a m dian River, and with trains of the South
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. It.......... 2:10 p ir Florida Railroad for Tampa.; at Tampa wlih
( CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREES Arrive New Orleansia L. & N. R.R. ?::30 p m the steamer Margaret of the Peopled Line
: Arrive Nashville via L. A N. R. H..... 7:10 a m for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River;
: Also Price List. Send for Catalogue to Arrive Louisville via.L. & N. R. R..... 2:25 a m also connecting with steamships MancotU,
: : Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 63a: m for Key West and Havana every Monday and
u.T.u.T.. :E.A.UVXJ! TS &; SON, PrOpS., Arrive ft.: Loris:: 7:4Q a m Thursday,arriving at Key West Tuesday and

LA ICE GJBOItC E FLOlti) Jan 1 'to Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville Friday,and Havana on Wednesday and Sat
and St. Louis via Thomasville
Albany, urday.
GEORG ETO-WN----uNUR-SER.IES. Montgomery. and Nashville. Returning Kteam. hip leaves Havana on
JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. Wednesday and Sa arday Key West Wednesday -
Leave Jacksonville............................. {fcSO p m and Saturday, arriving at Tampa Thursday -
-0 Arrive Jacksonville............................ &t\+5 a m and Sunday.
Lave Callahan..................................10:20 p m A freight steamer of the People's or De Bary-
ORANGE:: AND LEMON TREES Arrive Waycross...,......1235: a m Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville
Arrive Albany via B.V.. R. R 5:30 am daffy at 6 leaves Sant rd
; m. Retuning >
Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. Arrive Macon via Centra R. R......... 9.10: am dally,at 9 a.p.m.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS]! LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line Arrive Atlanta via Central R. U-..... 1:.'t5 p m
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, Arrive Jesup-.... 2:15 a m For further particulars, inquire of
:' AARON 7"-AuKI5: Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V.& G.... 6:00: a m JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
Georgetown, Fla Arrive Macon: via 11:.T.V.& G. R. R. 8:30: a m Office, Waycross Steamboat WharfJacksonville
'fAI"'R3tfFRUIT Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G.R.B.12.-05( m Fla.
------ Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R........ 6:50 a in W. M. DAVIDSON,
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.
AND PLANTS (Tars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and C. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between Savannah, Gc
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also Through U.S. HAINEH. n'l Manager,
ADAPTED TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and h '1lqh.lh
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville
and Cincinnati, via Jesup.SAVANNAH ___ ___ _u ____ __
Tb..e: orange: :Lemonrn. :

Leave Jacksonville.EXPRESS.... 9:3o:( p m F = n PIANOS&ORGflNS
in ,variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To and Honey Peaches, LeConte and Arrive' Jacksonville......... .....?........... 8:05 a m _
Leave Callahan 4 ,. f' Ot all makes direct to cisto.
: p m
Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, t tc. Arrive Callahan............ 7:05!a m mers from headquarters, at
Leave Gainesville :3:50 pm I wboleuala prices. All goods

CATAI.UGUL ..'ItE E. Arrive GatneJ.v1lle. ............................. !9-3 a in P.'Uaranteed.1omoneyi8U.t till Instruments are received!
Leave'Lake City.? ::11 '5 p m and fully tested. Write ns
Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton Arrive Lake City.........I'r.',u a m before purchaiintf. An )Hirentment d 2oanU may
Leave Live Oak at. 7io p m save yea frees 850.00 to 8100.00. Address
Island, St. Johns River. Arrive at Live Oak daily at.:. 6:15 am JESSE FRENCH, Nashville Tenm
Arrive Thomasville.... 7:.''))a m Wholesale JXttrUmtiw Daft for ttoBovOu

A. H. MANVILLE & CO. Arrive Albany.11:50: a in __ _____ __ _u _. __ ____
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:21 p m
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. IL... 7:10 a m
nug24-ly Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Arrive Louisville via L. & N. l{. R.. 2:2:; p ru
Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 63i; )
--- ---- ----- -- : p IM f
Arrive St. Louts via L. & N. R. R...... 8OJ p m
Arrive Waycross.r:35 a m
ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R.R.. ;:-10 a m
Arrive Jesup............................ JI3 a m A FRIEND IN NEBD.'Dr. .
Arrive Savannah................................ 05 a m
CHARLESTON, S. C. Arrive Charleston.....................?........12A5 p m Hweet'M
Anilely Soluble Guano, .a complete high grade Fertilizer. Arrive New York................................ 5:30 p m

Anlilcy Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,, Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonville Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
of Connecticut the natural Hone Het-
Sweet ,
and Tampa.
and also used by the truckers Charleston for
near vegetables.
Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville ter. Ha. been used for more than [J) yearn",
Ashley AKli Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas, etc- and Washington. and Is the best known remedy: for Rheumatism -
Through Tickets sold to all points by liali'. ,Neuralgia,sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
a .bleT Dissolved Ilonew. Ashley Acid Phosphate.Pure and Steamship connections, and baggage; wounds and all external injuries.

Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate Ammonia, Kalolt checked through. Also, Sleeping Car bertha SOLD IJY ALL, IHtUGGISTS-TItY IT.
and sections secured the Company's Office
Muriate, Potash,Cotton Seed Meal etc. -- -
in Astor's Buildings Bay street,and at Passenger -

For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kahn Station, and on board People's Ling
Steamers H.B. Plant and and
Floats,etc.,address ville.De Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson E FRUIT DRYERS

a jflueral Pjuw nirer Agent SZSUCZS.ZltfMEBflAN sea!b shoals.

} Charles o n, 8,0 tt. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. Of fl eOM BUBUM8T81 IOWA.


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Pte= In ddltion to a full line of general nursery
for Sale of Lots
CAPITAL $L 0,000. Agent In,9-.... .. ==:=:='" -Ei=-:=....-=.::.-:-.,:I:;:?,.; V":3; ;: "'=.-..:'"""' stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
=F: ':.:!" are constantly receiving seeds and plants
Kissimmee City, West Kissimmee andRosalie r :; ; ri. : from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld
Transacts a general Banking business. 1--. ... 1;; many of which are Introduced for the
.... L._ first time Into the United States.
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r, -_=.. '!! -:=._::- We can only mention a few of the rare
;i1I:: ="':==- :;:=
and sells Letters of Credit
Buys Exchange.
;r plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of
: .
cashed. __. IC ..,..._.__._:-_..:.::. 1886:
p. -;::::::.:: -.. Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose-
Has correspondents In all the chief towns Also for ands l owned by : -: ; =- Apples,Star-Apples.Suger-Apples.Cherimoyas,
t ; '; .;
P Florida,also Seaboard Natknal Bank and ...""... -':';'' 5-" .. ." Sour. Horse-Radish Trees "Spanish
:Messrs. C. M. Whitney &Co., New York.In S9s
SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD CO., 4r .. LV Limes; Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries
Great Britain: The Hank of Irelard u : -
Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap-
Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of BritisS' KISaiMMKK<: JoAN) CO., f 0 = JfR -' ; I "8 ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias
North America and Melville, t/vans & (0M and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas,

London. FLORIDA) LAND I & IMPROVEMENT, ER i t Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons Plumerias, Palmsin
'", ( variety), salpinias and Poincianas, many
and Will SKY HABITS cured A.ifci.lM': ft OKEECHOUEK LAND CO 1- D. r kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons Dracaenas, and rare
OPIUM I at home without pain. Book '- :t: I t. I greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East
Free. ...
particular sent ....... ...,.
B. M. WUULLEY.D.,itlanta,8s. -- .; .'.::1 -:-... I Ia" Indian Pines and forest trees ; Pandamus
: friJ 5i< geygs Veitchii, Musa Ensete ; Cyphomandra betacea
f>irrr"(.dii iff lire ttolictted. ;. 9-- .. .-: {(the "Tomato, tree" of Jamaica) the "Melon
'iYr.;i4Z ii7' Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses
and all sorts of in .
Specim$ palest taken to select and suit views of buyers, either for settlement or Jinveeiiueui shrubbery variety.Red
Town Lots Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands, Stock Pasturage Lands. Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready,
These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lem- $2.00 per hundred, 815.00 per thousand.
ons, Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane, early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly in the Countiesof New catalogue ready In October.
St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hlllsborough\ Polk, Manateefand; AddressREASONER
Monroe. BROS.,
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands settlers have located ou them during thepastsix : Box Manatee,Flo.
low --- ----- ------ -----
months. Do not delay if you want them at the present prices.
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane, etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. IMPROVED:

Address correspondence- 1111am about the above lands toT an.n.Cn.: : : ., Wllson Straw Plants

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One of the Finest Hotels

in America.
All modern Improvements and
for Sale.
Type appliances have been placed in
Price $2. O 1OOO
the house, and no hotel in the per ,
800 pounds! Long Primer, the type the Dispatch .. :;;: State is more handsomely fur-
Is! printing from, is offered for sale Delivered to the wharf. ,
Finest Resort in the South.
cheap. Address
The Hotel contains 190 rooms,of C. F. WINTON,
c. w. DACOSTA.E which 110 are bed rooms; the remainder
East Mandarin.
are mostly public. roomsfor ,
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::- the use of the guests of the

Surf Bathing Surf Fishing and
SS-- Bicycle ]tidhi. ou this noted,
beautiful beach, are among the GARDENS AND NURSERffiS
attractions.e .

& & & & !,. & & 8 ( Jlilg10d.7EHxs: Transient,per day, 53.00Specs I OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.

.LIL, -1 rates by the Week and -
/' to Families. Pot Grown Semi-'tropical Fruit
----- ---
and Ornamental Tree,

Plants and VineN.

No Loss iii Transplanting.
IRON s1 : l
FINO r Catalogue and Price List Free, on application -

00 FIRST to the Manager. AddressA.

[.- Send for prices GRADES E. CHAMPLLN,
and Illustrated Catalogue of
SilVER| STEEL nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla.
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Unrivaled Ferrtilizer for Orange Trees. SAW New Orleans (100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our .

Special to range Grower: trees are very thrifty, three and four I
The price of Calcined Humus is>F 20 per LOU year old stock%to 1% inch diameter, with
delivered at your nearest depot; but to meatthe Send fur Cata>oy\if and Prtees to one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces-
emergency of the piesent !season! VERY 3'ble to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
LIBERAL TERMS will be cheerfully given. Con Indianapolis, Catalogues. AddressE.
respondence respectfully solicited. FOSTER R, Manager
Address W. W. HIOK8( dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla.
Fort Mason, Fla.
Wesleyan Female Institute.


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Atlanta, Oa.N............ 35 70 00! Champaign, Ill............. ... ......... Galllon Ohio....._..... ...i ... ......... ( .. ..._.........! 1156 40 Peoria Ill__.................. 6.S 116 00
Atchison, I.I ........ ; Dalton, Oa......_?... ...... 40 80 00 Gallipolis{ Ohio........... ... ......... I hlr'on, Ga....................' 25 ; 50 00 P1ttsbur. Pa......?..... ... 66 126 00 1

Adrain ? Kan.\\ ...... .. ....! 'Delaware ... ............... ... ........., Grand Rapids, }Ilch_... '.' ,.......... I Mobile, Ala............ ...... 40 80 00; Quincy J.lll._.................. ...... .........
Ann .? 1......." Ohio............ ... ......... HenderlKJn, Ky............ 55 100 00 I Montgomery. Ala....... 3.5 ,, ,000' Romejua......_.............? 40 80 00
Alton, I11N..._...............i ... I.........1 Defiance. Ohio.............. ... ........ Hickman, Ky-.............. 55 100 00 I Mansfield, Ohio............ ... .........1 1]I............ ...... .....-.
Anniston. Ala............?. 40 8000,! Detroit. Mich................ 70 120 001 I Indianapolis, Ind......... 00 110 00 Massl1lon. Ohio............ ... .........I, Rochester, N. Y._..._.
Birmingham, Ala... ..... 40 80 Danville, Ill................. ...: .........1! Jeffersonville, Ind...... 58 108 00 tit. Vernon Ohio......... ... .........!! Sandusky Ohio........... 68313100
Bloomington, Ill ......... ... .........1 Ia. ........... ...... ......... Jacksonville, 111.....?.. ... ......... I Memphis tenn.......... 45 I 90 001; Sioux City, Iowa........... ... ...._..
Burlington Ia............... ...... ......... Dubuque, Iowa............ ... ......... I Joliet, 111......... ..._......... ... ......... Milwaukee, Wis.......?? 70 1120 OOJ Springfield, Ill.............. ...... .........
Belleville 111! ............... ... ......... I Des Moines Iowa......... ...... .........'I Jefferson City; ...... ......... r Madison, Ind................ ... ......... St. Joseph ?Mo.. .?......... ...... .........
Buffalo I& Y ........._...... 1 66 126 00 Denver, Col.................. 1 8.1) 250 00 Knoxville MO..1 45 00) 00 Minneapolis, l\lInn...... ...... .........1 I St. Louis, Mo_. ............. 6.S 116 00

Bay City Mlch..............1 ...... .....N.. !Dixon, ............. ... 1.,1, .j Kenton, Ohio... ... ......... Madison, WIs...... .........\ ...... .........! Saginaw tllch_......... ... ... ......... -
Bristol .enn,............_ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio.................. ...... ......... Kalamazoo \lIch.,........ 70 120 00 Montreal, Canada_......1 ...... ......... SpringfleldOhio_......... ... .........
Cleveland 0....... ...... 70 120 00 Evansville Ind_.......... 56XI06 00 Kansas City.10 ........... ... .. .NaRhv1lle,Tenn............ 45'X! (, (01' S. .. ._..
CinCincinnati,. Ohlo......... 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mlch..._ ... ]........, Lansing, Mlch............... .. ........... .New Orleans............ 45 90 0(1 paul.l\flnn..I.. 70 121) 00
Cairo, Ill. .................._ 60 110 ro East 51;. Louis, Ill......... 6.5 ',,116 00 LaCrosse, 'Vis................ ...... ......... Newark, Ohio............... ... ......... 60 .11000
Columbus, Ky..........?.. 51) 100 00 Emporia, Kan_............ 1 (th) X162 00 Lima, Ohio......?..... ...... ... .....?.. Omaha, Neb.................. ...... ......... Toronto, Can................. ...... .......?
Columbus, Ohio........... ... .. Erie, Pa...... ..................... 66 112600 Lafayette Ind......_...... ... ......... Ottawa, Can..... ............ .... ......... \ Topeka, Kan......_......... 95 148 00
.............. 35 7000 .Fort Wayne Iad......... ... .........I Lancaster, Ohio............ .. .. .Oil City, Pa.. ................. 66 126 00 Urbana, Ohio................ ... .........
ColumbusIOa. Ia......... ...... ....?..... Findlay Oh 0............... ..... I......... Leavenwortn, Kan..... ... .._., ;iPekln, Ill. ...................... ... ......... Wheeling, W.Va.......... 66 121100
Chicago 111. ............... 65 11600 Fremont, Ohio ............... ... .........I I Louisville. Ky ......_ 55 .100 00, Pana 111........................ ... ......... Winnipeg, Man........... ...... ...._...
Chattanooga, Tenn......_ 40 80 00 ('Fort Dodge, Iowa.......... 1 IS ;i17000 Little Rock, Ark......._... 51) 120 001. Piqua Ohio................... ... ......... -


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Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak................................... ............................_ 20 40 25 50 30 6OJO!; 11: 60 j'i 30 6Q'. 27 ;I! 75 . . . . .

Gainesville, '1ew Branford.................................................. ....-.-......-................. 30 60 35 ZO 40 80 ...40' 80II II 40' SO' I 3 . . . . .
Landings on 8t. Johns river.................................................................................... 30 60 35 ,0 40 80 401 I 40 80 37 I 75" .. . .. . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and Including Ocala ........................................ 35' 40 40 80 45< 90 4.1)1 90'I 411 i 90 I 142 I 00' .. . . .. .. .

Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala ....................... ....................................... :r7 75 42 8.'5, 47 gs 9.5 411 i' 951 4. . . . . . .
Stations on Fla. St' H.y., St. J. &: L. E. Divlsion..................._.............................. 37 75< 12 851' 47 49' 95' 471 r 9 47 95 . . .. . .. .

Landings on Lake San ta Fe?..............................................._.................................. ... .. ......, .; I "'1"0.1 I: ; ; . . .. .. .. . .
Tampa ... ................................................?........................ I5 90 50. 100 55. 1".1"0. "" 1 .,' 55I 1-10 55. 1..1.0. . ., .. 0 .. .. .
1 Landingeon .P.tanateeRtver..N...........-................................................ ..........?.. ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ..)1 ......I'i I I ......I 1 I... ...... . 0 . .. . .. .
Stations on J., St. A. & IL R. Ry.....................................-......-........................... ... ... ... :.' .. ...... .. ...... I' .::i I ...... I..... ...... . . . . ... .. .

Palatka.......... ................................ ......?...............................-................................. 30 60 35 40 40 80 t0, SU\'I"I 40 I 80" ". 75 . . .. . .. ... .
8t Augustine........................................................................................................... ... ... I ... ...1 .I ...... ... ......1':, .?I .... ... ...... .. . . .. .. .. .
Stations I on J. T. &: K. W. Ry ...... .. .......................................................................... ... ... ... I ... ...... ...' ..... ", .' ...\ .......I II) ... ...... : . .. . . .
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris .................................................................. 42 85 47 95' 105 1'9'; I "-5"1 I 521 (. 52 1 05 . . . .. . .
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From Belair on to alcKinnon. inclusive .......................... ................................ ..... 40 80.) 90. 50'' 1 e Il(1)() 50 1 O0i': 50 100 I 4752 I 9.:" o. .. .. . .

From Kissimmee to Acton Inclusive............................. ................. ................. 4.1) 901 50, 1 00 551; 1110 551 1 1011, 5.5110 1 : l 02 . .1 . . .. . .. .
From Plant City toOrienta, Inclusive................................................. ...... ..... 50 1001,5., I ) 110 60 1 20 60 I Z)I 60 120 ;' 57 6211"5 I . .. '" ... . .
From Winter Haven to Bartow. inclusive......??......................_.......::..... .......... 1).5) 110,: r.o 120 I)5.5 1 I I 30 I 6.5 1 90142( . . . .... .. .
Stations on F. R. A: N. Co. north of and Including Ocala. .......,....................... 3 5 70 40 80 1 901.1 : ,. f' &5 . . . . . .
.Stations on F. B. A N. Co. south of ........ ......................., 37 75 42 I I R5! 4.1)1 qj 47 45'I .f7tj i ".Jo')II. 00 . . . . . .
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R.... ............ ..............,.............. ... ...... ... I ...... ".1 I ...... '" : I ...I I 1 .... ... ...... . 0 . . . .
Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic It. R..N. ........................................... ... ...... ... ...... ...1 1 'I ''' ......I "' ...... ... ...... . . . . . .
Gulf points north Tampa..................................................................................... .. ...... ... 'i ...... ... :::::: I' .. 1" ..... ,. ...1 ...... 1'I... ..... . . . . . .
Oalt points south Tampa.......................?.....................................?..................... ... ...... ... I. ...... ... ..... : ... ......1 ... ..... 'I... 1 ...- . . . . . .
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I Excess capacity over the above will is t IhthlP'O pro rata ex t ** ul charge

I Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah.Interior M1.,..... .'. .'' r 1." "i IN'jp Mtlmftpol.. .t f.... 'r at" ro'b'U'" -, '. .t .. .1..v-'i or,.'. "'rHn.Ii4,1.s .". .-... ..ptnonpd.Boxes Excess t"Attnv'of tnia.'
... Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern I a"
and Coast points, Including New York, Boston Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not he required, but good order and condition of shipment

Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah will be an absolute requirement. It Is clearly understood between the shippers and the
Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage however
Twice week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such loss must eiy to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Frtdays. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
WeeklY connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line In good faith to connections" at those points will not
be subject to correction by this Line.

,,. Savannah Weekly connection every Thursday.for 1 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
Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Saturday. to Western points will be charged at double rates.
Hailing days Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments
No single shipment taken for less than 81 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti

EUts.TO more. If shipped beyond, they will charged In addition the single package rates of con
nviPOinvrATioiv von necting lines and cost of transfer.

make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of oonnectingU Stencils, shipping receipts and Information furnished on application to any ol the agent
If needed to Agents of the line or to
rates. For further Information, apply
to above
Tbe 41men.loJU of t1:1e: Standard Bo; fot Vegetable At* t*Hx22 incuw, an1:1.: .weight: }S. O. D.Tmo Manager 'A BS5 fe&tSSSh
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British Colony of Roxburgh ,


Printing! and Publishing House Special inducements offered to genuine settlers] not land Bj>eculatore. The

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

leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.



nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
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1 Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

. I' Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
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k Consisting' of the finest Orange,Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price!!
? A4 51.25 to$5 per acre,according to location.For .

further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla.


: p : y I Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General- Manager


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1 13. I*. TRAFFORD, General Manager,
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90,000, Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida !


hundred deep,clear spring lakes,within a radius of ten 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 .
.- -..,.. beautiful\and diversified scenery,boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
.- people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home, where all the pleasures and comforts of our
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z::_ balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
__ --o- of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the tact that both the South Florida
r= -- -. 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 wl be sold on most favorable terms to Improvers or settlers.

Cor.:Bny and Pine Streets, ,
, the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf ') land In full view of the .
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(
., JACKSONVILLE acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
FLORIDA. looking ever the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school, saw-mill and all requisites-
wr a 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 "
-- ,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before pur
chasing elsewhere. .

The Largest and Most Complete Printing full particulars address,
,I BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow. Polk County, Florida.
G. M. MORRISH, Anclote. Hernando County, Florida. -..,
House in the State. J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.
A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida,or to .
E. R. TRAIt'FORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County,Florida.

nov24-lyr ___________._ ____________ _

JOHN T. LESLEY: President S. A. JONES, Ge_. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec A Treas.

i New Type and Improved Machinery.

EVERY KIND OF Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
description ef Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive

PRINTING, RULING AND BINDING. Pamphlet_ant ewspaper. ____ _-_-__ ____- -' -_ n


QQ and &L West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida.

In my office only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing WHOLESALE: AND RETAIL

First-class] Work to my Patron. Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

Music Games Dolls and Goods
Toys Fancy ,

Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door


Moore'n Orange Culture, Rev. Ed. ... ...... ..... .. ... .. 1.00
Denver's Truck F Q.rmlnirlntheSouth.. .. .... ........ .. ... .1.1,0)
I Whrtner's Gardening In Floiida.. .... ................... ...... .... .. ..... .. .. ......... 1-50
McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida ._. ...-........ .... ... .... ..... ..... .. .. 4.00I
hara all the Maps Books,etp.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on apl>Uca-
tion. Legal Blanks erf every. description.
Orders.' ... .' lor. EiiCraving. .- : Promptly; Executed. HORACE DREW.. .


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( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
W. M. LEDWITII. F. C.SOLLEE. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E. BEAN
and arrive as follows:
DEALERS IX Commission Merchant and Forwarder
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STATIONS. 0 gzA d 0
Office,No.7 Herklmer Block, -_ AZ I I (0,) ... Branch Packing-House, TYaycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.Oranges .

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Headquarters for Halnes City Property.L. LeaveAX PXI! AM AM .

R. R.Wharf ..- ........ ........'i..... t .... ....... And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Santord....... 0 8 00 ....... 14 4510 00 8 20IBelair.
......... 3 810......... I 1571010 8 35 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
MORETON MURRAY, | CHARLES McNAR Longwood... 10 8 ZJ .......1. 51510 25 915 ,
Notary Public. Justice of the Peao Altamonte.. 12 830.........1 5 25110 33 938 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

MURRAY & McNARY.\ Maitland. 15 837.; .........1 5 35110, 45 1010
Winter Park 18 ....... 5 57i10 55 10 30 Green: :I..em.ons
Orlando....... 22 9 0'2 A X 6 62M115( 1135

Halifax River,"'Volusia County Fla. :i P.M. P M Growers': Su.pp11es.Have : .

All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid BullIng tlIalnesC1tYI+ 30j 617 ..... ..I........ ........
Lots on and near River. Address,wit Bartow J'nc! 6810 416\ ; ..... 3 50 a full stock of Growers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
stamp,at Ormond. Volusia.County, Fla. Auburndalel 7210 57: 6 i'71..I.' ....... 4 IS
den 5.1 lv Lakeland.....i 8i: 1125) 7 ......_,........ 5 40 (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading,Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc.,all of
Plant City... 9J 11 151 50.. ....... 635Seffner. the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.

! KISSIl\I: J E ........ 100 12 IGj 820.,1.' ....... 7 20 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
Ar Tampa... US 12 401 925 ........j........ 8 I IIPfiAXI UO
1 PM Send Circulars and Stencils.
Real Estate Agency. for sep4-tf_

Healthy Lands! Low Prices I t Hci: :I ZO .
Kissimmee oflers' the best ci, inces for settlers .r o Ez'0 EZ"O' Goo)
In Florida. It is the coming district,as STATIONS. ;tfdz 0 ; oZ.
all who know the Sate testify. There is Big. U U U U (,)
Mouey for, Investors In Town Lots. a a 6 .t a h_
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I'igU: Pine and Hammock LandsAt Leave- PM PX A X THIS UNEQUALLED

reasonable prices. Tampa........ 0 200 ........ 530........ 630Setiner
_...... 12 2 30 ........ 6 05... 7 15 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREES
A."O good land for Truck Farming. A few Plan CI ty... 22 2 50 ..... .. 6 40 ..._.. 8 20
Ktnail Bearing Groves on tracts of from Lakeland....., 32 315 ....... 1 30 ..._... 9.35:
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. Auburndalel) 43 3 40......... 800 ........ JO 24 Is delivered at your nearest Station,
These roves are easily enlarged,and afforda Bartow J'ncl} 41 3.)5 ..._... 818 ........ 1125jHainesCity
good start. Correspondence solicited. 54 4 ....... 8 35 PM ........ .At $20 :Jer Ton..
I OS\ AM Ar L v
HOSE K1ssimmee..I 75 5 \ 5 40 930 200 130Or1ando.
Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla. '' 93 5 451, 6 35 PM .
Winter P'rkl 97 557; 6 50........_ 2501 3 20 Address

Maitland..... 100 ij 031 6 58.......... 3 410Altamonte..102
JOTS SIZE 40 INOO FEET, $4. 6 10' 7 25 437: W. W. HICKS,
Longwood... 105 618)) 7 10..3 35:: 5 15tBelalr
[Lakeview on Kingsley Lake r- ......... 112 6 30 7 ......... 50 5 40 Fort Mason, Fla.
o''50 buys a -acre nRIDA I Ar. Sanford 115 6 40 7 38........... 4 00 5 55
tract for R. Wharf..... I
I 1 Send 2 cent stamp for Maps,:etc., to Pemberton Ferry Brnllcl1.-SF. R.R.

TUOPICAL, LAND CO., ,F's-t F'sf--- -- F'st F'st.II)

1-. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, Fla. ::'"I 111'1.. Ft STATIONS. M'I Ft. :0I

REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, R I 19. 25. 20. 26. r
Jacksonvilleand Rev C. -(-- -
I McLean,St. Augustine. 1I P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
nov9-ly o I 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3) 9.10 75

_! -_. 111 5,47 4.25 .........Owensboro ......... 8.58 8.27 64
16 5.58 4.55. ..........Dade City.......... 8.48 8.0559
23 6.17 5.25.Rlchland.: ........?.. 8.30 7.252' -I
JOYCE & HUNT 43 7.35 7.15.Lakeland, ........... 7.40 5.4532\ '..'
63 8.00 8.00.Plant, City.......... 6.5.5. 4.3022 ,
ro 8.25 8.55:............effner.............. 6.25 3.45112 ,.I i' ,tI,+'
31 WhitaKer St.,Savannah, Ga. 75 8.55 9.5OIArrlve..Tampa.Leave 6.00 3.00,
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' DEALERS IN Bnrtov Brullcla.-Dany.

NEW HOME and other Machines, attachments South Bound. North Hound. : 4%
and parts for all machines,Oils, Nee- I.
dles etc. Also Pianos, Organs and VaporCoof Pas. PaK. i m PI18.I PM.
Stoves, Just the thing for summer use. 'NG. &Ft =" 'I rATIONS. I="' AFt No.
Bend for catalogue. 15. 17. A I q 18. 18.

A.M P.M. A M. P.M. r ,
11.10 4.15 0 Lv. .Bartow June Ar 0'10.40'' 3.n:
MAYWOOD. ll.j 4.35: 5 LV.'VlnterHaven Ar:12: !0.2) 3.20 :
12.00 5.1517 Ar Bartowr,171 9,451' 240I.akelutid ; Cf :
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Groves made and warranted on the most IIrunch.-l>all)'. (IN
favorable terms in of --- --- --- r
one the most healthy
out.h Bound. North loul1l1.l : .
sections of Florida.
Boarding and houses to
! rent at moderate prices. send fur particulars 'as.I'as. f :PHM. PH s.t ,
4 and 20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. frt 1'ATteNS.. .tIt ;
! For reference we reier you to the editor of 11. It: I::. II. I 1'2.!
this Direct ,. '
paper. -- -!- -- ---- .
I to'V. P.MI il'M.I.: ',Y
H. HEED, AM. I a4U
. Pittman, Fla. 8.10 7.401; OLv.' ..Lakeland An! 1.001, 7.20: .
B. Roof
tr. &
\ 8.30 8.001' 7/Lv .Haskell .. .Lv: 6.32 6.50 D.D. ROGERS.

FLORIDA 9.00 8.30UIAr..Bartow..LvI6.15', !, 6.30 D. D. ROGERS & CO.,

Sanford and IndlunBiverRailroad.

E. T. PAINE'Prest, 44 East Bay St. Pas.j Pas. j\15 :DI.I: EJr .A. :L. Ft C> C> :: ; 'IN'G: ,

&N't1 STATIONS. No.p.m } .
Florida Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters,MetaliCjBulldIngupplIes.
Orange Food, $23 per ton. 23. I I 24.
Florida State Agents for E. Van Noorden & Co's
Vegetable Food, $28 per ton. ---1-- -- -
This Fertilizer has.been thoroughly tested
o 7.40 17
for the past six years on Orange Groves in 3 j I 5.17<'ort Reed......... 7.23 14 71 West Bay ,
Florida and has given entire satisfaction. 5 5.251.! ...?. ..Rutledge......... 7.15 -
: 17 6.05Ar.! .........Ovideo... _iv'I 6.),') I 112
Send for Circulars and
Certificates. --- ------ -- -- --------
t Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, 9 and 7
Daily except Sunday. No.1 I and 2 Dally.
COW PEA.S. Trains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Dally except Sunday. ,"
Train Xo.3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast. -. "
300) bushels Red Rover, Clay, Whippoorwilland Trains No.IU and 20 Daily. Trains No.21 and -,
White Peas for sale. 22 Dally except Sunday.
Connects at Sanford with Sanford and In-
E. T. PAINE, Prest dian River Railroad for Ovideo and points on a _
Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamers SUBSCRIBE FOR THE #
for Jacksonville and all Intermediate pointson
A. J. BEACH & SON, : SU Johns River,and with Steamers for In-
dian River' and Upper St. Johns.
NUltSEIt.Yl\J 1N At Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers
and Basslnger,and points on KlRslnimoe river.
Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and tIne, Pemberton Ferry with Florida' Southern FLORIDA DISPATCH
and In good order. New Fruits,among which Railway for all points North East and West, ,
are the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and and at Bartow with the Florida Southern
White Genoa. Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
Catalogue free. AddressA. Through Tickets sold at all regular.stations =
J. BEACH & SON, points North, East and West.FREDERIC. %
Mp2S-l> Palatka, Fla. H. RAN D, C>:n.1y$2 per -Y-ear. r
Uen'l Ticket Agent.

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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.

Firat-Clas Passenger Accommodation

No TriiiiHlilpmunt. 'fit 4*. No Extra- Ilandlinu c. 1* c

Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion 833.00; Steerage, $12 QLL =elen H

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The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to nail from O S3O 9 ;, 0

Boston. very Thursday at: 8 P. M., and from Savannah as follows( : g.m

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CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..............?................................Thursday, July 8,at 11:30 a.m \Vy/
tTY: OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..._...........................................Thursday, July 22, at 9:30 p. m Q = r
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................._.................Thursday, Aug. 5,at 10:00 a.m o: -O -
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............?...._...........................Thursday, Aug. 19, at 8:30 a.m O a, rnA
CITY OK MACOf Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Sept. 2,at 9:00 p.m O ;:I .
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.......................??......?......?.....Thursday, Sept. 16,at 7:30 p. m
A U1-; 'r liE III' KT JIV USE.
Bills of and Tickets Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah, Florida
Through Lading over
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross; Short Line. Prof. Isaac Stone, in his article on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-Union,
all the fertilizers used! on some 15,000 treesthe Clark's Cove Orange-
October,Hf'ays\ : "l'f
and Route.W.
(Florida Dispatch) the Steamers of the 8 Island and full
Tree Food gave better results than any other used. Send for Pamphlet particulars -
H. RINc Nickerson's Wharf, Boston. t
deci-tf WIGHTMAN & CHRIS"OPHER, State Agents.
For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah,Ga.
For Tickets apply to connecting lines.



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55 to 60 Hours I (Successor to J. E. Hart,)

between YORK 20 Vest tiny Street., Jacksonville, Flu.
I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds My new Catalogue will be sent free on
SAVANNAHPHILADELPHIA. application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in

and -AND- Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat




". Ocean Steamship J. E. Tygert & Co.'s i Star Brand Fertilizers.
Guaranteed Anays1si.
(Central or 90 Meridian Time.)

Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE

To or from New York,Cabin, r S); Steerage,$10; Excursion (return trip),I32.0J.: FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: POTASH'IRADE UN(
NACOOCHKE, Capt. Kempton......................?........... ....:.................Friday,July 26:00 p. m ,
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher..-.......................................................Sunday,July 4- 8:00) a. in Prices on application. July 27 it
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson..........................................Tuesday., July' 69:30 a. m --- .- ---- -----
CITY OF] A V ANNAH, Capt. H. C. Uaggetl....................................Friday,July 9-12:30)p. InCHATTAflOOCHEE
Capt. Catharine................. ?..........................Sunday,July 112:30 p. m IRON WORKSAdjoining
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton........?..................'............................Tuesday,July 13- 4:30: p. inTALLAHASSEE SOOFIELD'S
Capt Fisher.... .............................. ......................Friday,July 166:00 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt Nickerson....?.........?...... .................-Sunday.! July 18- 7:30: a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...............?................Tuesday,July 20- 8:30 a.m Passenger Depot, ACOIV, (;A. Manufacturers of the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine.....?.......?................?.............Friday,July 23-IfcxO: a. in
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton-...........-.................?.........?.......?.....Sunday.,July 25' -12:30: p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher......... .............. ........_....................Tuesday,July ?;- 2:30p.m PATENTED
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt Nickerson..?....._... ............................Friday,July 30- 5:00p.m

[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.]

1)& 80UG, Capt Smith.........? ............................................... ....Sunday, July 4- 8:00 a.m
DESSOUG. Capt.Smith................._..............??......_....................Wednesday,July 14- 5:00 p. m substantial best built and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs
D" UOO;Capt. Smith.....?............................................................Saturday, .1 July I 21-12:00 n'nDESbOUG most ,
Capt.Smlth.?.._...................?.................._............Wednesday, August 49:00: a. m by water hand ur, steam h t Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,
power. All sizes and styles-I to 100 horse power. Shafting Pulleys, Hangers :Mill Gear-
THESE PALACE STEAMERS boiler feeder known
ing and Machinery a specialty. Hancock lniipirntorrthe
and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
Connecting with the Savannah. Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting,and everything pertaining to Foundry
the Sea Island Route.
business. AddressJ.
Machine and Mill Supply
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
f la Savannah. For further particulars apply to S. SCHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors.

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL, Agent,
Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga.
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia MACON, GEORGIA.
J. D. HASHAGEN. Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y -
For Tickets apply to connecting lines. ., '
H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent. i '"
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&,' !:RI9AN'S :J OHAS. W. DAOOSTA, ; ':
CONDITION rnE ,<:1 W i1 ir

POWDER IvIn_... k\\
L Ruling Binding etc>;
is highly absolutely: concentrated.pure and J .>.
1 ounce it worth-a 11... 'Vj '
of any: other kind. It 18 strictly: a medicine to be given with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay likc: '''\ -:.. '" J0or
It. It onrea chicken cholera and aM dir -w?s or bens. I3 vrorth its weight in gold. Illustrated book br: ,
JD&1l tree. Sold everywhere, or BU -IAU for 25 cents in stampll. 21-4 lb. air-tight tIn cans. $i. Bay and Pine Street Jacksonville. -
by mil $1.80. Six cans by express.j id.for $S.OO. JJB. X. a JOHNSON & CO.. Boston MN.r fJ .
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