The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title:
Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Live Oak Fla
The Florida Dispatch Line
Creation Date:
August 9, 1886
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
30.294444 x -82.985833


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

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A. !!. Jtlanvllle, E itor. | Jacksonville, FI a., Monday, August 9, 1886. New( Serlea: Vol. 5, No. 33.
GEORGIA IIOliTICULTUKAL SOCIETY. on the peach has been simultaneous their development. Many aim at in- florist, possess, therefore, more oppor- .
with the advent of the copious rains creasing the varieties of fruits rather tunities for financial success, than the
President IJerckmans' Address at the
Eleventh Annual Session Held at which have prevailed here during the than at perfecting others already ex cotton or rice planter, whose dependence -
. Fort Valley 29th on Ults.the 28th and past three consecutive years, and isting. A multiplicity of products not for pecuniary returns is based

(Reported especially for FLORIDA DISPATCH.) should cause the adoption of such sufficiently distinct in their character- upon a single product. It is suggestedthat
Ladies,and Gentlemen and Members of the measures as to prevent the recurrenceof istics to prove of greater value than were we all to embark in ; the
Georgia State Horticultural Society: such wholesale disaster. Insects are others, is apt to bewilder the beginner production of fruits and vegetablesfor
The tendency of the present periodis becoming more depredatory in their and often bring discouragement market, the prices of these pro-
towards attacks upon fruit trees and vegeta- instead of pleasure and profit. There ducts would soon fall so low as to
COMBINATIONas bles, and admonish us to become more is such a variety of material to base entail loss instead of profit. While

a means of securing strength, vigilant in waging warfare with such our improvements upon that the fieldis t this may be true in a few instances' ,
power and stability. But all combi- means as our entomologists place at not likely to be filled very soon, the market reports for the past ten

nations of men do not always attain' to our command. and! ere many. years. J' the v.-list....-V of..-improved ,-,>-- ..years 'show-- but a slight fall in the
forms of our aent'popular prices of Southern products'reaclung
these Jesuits because their foundationsdo MISTAKES OF BEGINNERS.A pr
not rest upon the true principles of fruitful source of loss is derived fruits will contain fewer varieties thanwe market in good condition, and in the
morality, justice,moderation, philan- from the injudicious selections of now cultivate, but these will be case of articles of superior quality a
thropy, and thus their existence is olten fruits for localities or soils intendedto more reliable; for instance, we will steady, high scale of prices has been .
ephemeral. Our Society,the offspring meet the demands of the market. then dispense with a score of names maintained. The deduction of this is
of combination, builded wisely when Our Catalogue of Fruits, suited to the which are to-day applied to the same that there is always a growing demand,
j adopting the moral principle that main geographical divisions of Georgia variety of peach, but are the stock in for fruits and vegetables of the highest
"the 'good or the evil which you do has been most carefully framed trade of the periodical nomads who standard of quality and at corre-
will be returned, and that which you and annually revised, and from the find here such a rich harvest field as spondingly high prices..
contribute to tfie welfare of all will .concentrated experience of our best each new name adds to the price of UNIFORM PACKAGES.

also be measured unto .yourself." If cultivators, has reached as near that the tree. In reviewing the work of Our committee on packing and
no other good has resulted from this degree of perfection as to make it a the Society In the annual revisions of shipping fruits, have for many years
combination than the ten annual Yet its fruit catalogue, there are fewer
past safe guide for the fruit grower. past, urged upon our fruit growers the
reunions, there would have been to with this light freely offered to all, varieties now upon the lists than ten necessity of exercising the utmost care
me full compensation for any labor many new beginners are apt to believe. years ago, showing that the rule of in gathering, sorting and the adoptionof
bestowed in the pleasant social intercourse too readily what designing persons' weeding out all varieties of doubtful a uniform style and size in the
with men whose pursuits and bring before them in an attractive and merit has been faithfully carried out. packages used for their various pro-

tastes make affinity with my own; but seductive form, but which with a little DIVERSITY OF PRODUCTION. ducts. Some of our growers who
r I am more amply rewarded in having more caution would assume a suspic- In again referring to the disasters heeded these suggestions, have been
t to-day the honor to address you,and to ious reality. Our aim has been to that have fallen upon our agriculturists benefited, while those who disregardedthem
express my gratification at your presence guard the inexperienced from loss and within the past few months, we have reason to complain. New
disappointment, and to rely upon the should be admonished that diversityin York and Philadelphia commission
THE PRESENT FRUIT SEASON teachings emanating from this associ- our products can alone remedy in a merchants have this year repeatedlystated

k has so far been singularly disastrous ation, rather than upon the mere rep- measure the discouraging effects ofJ in their market reports, that
to ,many of our orchard products, especially resentations of men whose claim to similar occurrences. The gradual the irregularity of the fruit packages,
so in the decay of the peach, our confidence do not rest upon simi crease in the demand for varied products and the careless packing and sorting,

owing, no doubt, to unfavorable climatic lar credentials. especially such as are created have prevented regularity in their
influences. Yet, if we impar- MULTIPLICITY OF VARIETIES. by advancing refinement, compel the quotations, and kept the market un-
tially review our methods of cultiva- The productive resources of Geor- production of material intended to settled. The mass of inferior fruit
tion, we will doubtless discover many gia are unusually varied when com- supply these wants and open a wider reaching them from Southern States,
errors this abnormally wet summer pared with those of other States, still field to the producer. If he fails is the cause of the decline in prices
has made manifest, and which would the progress of our commonwealthdoes with one crop there are others to compensate and unsatisfactory returns to the ship-
4 have been, less apparent in average not depend as much upon these for the partial loss. The fruit pers. I would, therefore, call your- -
seasons. Th appearance of fungus products as upon the best methods for and vegetable grower, as well as the attention to these facts--- ""1 eces.
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sity of adopting a standard size and pursuit, there is an assurance that the respect of the law. But there is, that our record in the past in dissem-
style for the packages, and in shippingour these early taught lessons will influence nevertheless, a pressing need of practical inating reliable information tending to
fruits and vegetables. This will their choice of a profession, and their horticultural education, which the progress of our pursuit, and of our
have much influence in removing the first training will decide this important must'be derived from a scientific train- State, will stand the test of a candid
objections made by our agents in the question. We should carefully study' ing in special schools where the seeds scrutiny ; and to those whose friendly
Northern cities and a better scale of the peculiar drift of our children's implanted in us by home influencesmay criticisms may have some foundation,

prices,may be secured. minds. Should they show more aptitude i grow into practical and useful we say, do better, and we will grate-
: for branch of husbandry : life. We look State follow
'* RAILROAD LIBERALITY. me special to our govern- fully your example.
than anotherweshould ment to supply this need by its judicious .
I'We notice, with pleasure, the actionof New Varieties.
them in that direction. We all aid. We
some of our leading railroad com- are hope to see the day Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
panies in their willingness to share the allured to the pleasing and the beau- when that class of our population en- The growing of seedlings of all pos-
losses of the fruit shippers arising from tiful, and children are no exception to gaged in the pursuits of agricultureand sible varieties of fruit, offers an inter-
unavoidable delays or circumstances, this rule; and they are often attracted to horticulture will be recognized as esting and prospectively profitablefield

by reducing the freight charges according a beautiful flower or temptingly colored the rock upon which rests the perma- of experiment to all fruit growers,
the release fruit, and its possession is often more nence of our Government. From the but to none more than to those of
to lossses, or even
potent in soothing their infantile sorrow intelligent agriculturist emanates the Florida.
ing the shipper in case of total loss.
than is a gaudy toy. Encouragetheir power to counteract the danger to our During the next month all who
They have removed one of the heaviest -
burdens falling to the lot of the more mature desires by giving society, arising from the mischievous i'have friends at the North engaged in
: your sons a piece of land-stock it with influences and revolutionary teachingsof i fruit culture should procure from them,
fruit grower who no longer has to run
the risk of having to pay heavy freight such fruits as are most likely to yield the floating population of our large and plant, seeds of all the best varie-
successful results. Aid them with your cities. Our State should educate the ties of northern grapes and wherever
bills in addition to the loss of his
fruit. Thee concessions evince a practical knowledge in cultivatingthis young men who will be called in the possible the seeds of red and black
with skill, and let them receive all future to hold the reins of its govern- raspberries. Raspberries will be successfully -
commendable spirit and desire on the
part of the railroad corporations to aid the pecuniary returns from the sale of ment. Knowing its requirements,and grown in this State ere many
our fruit growers. This combination surplus fruits or vegetables. The money its resources, they would thus be bet- years. The red 1 am sure of, the
thus obtained will be valued by them ter prepared to guide its course to black varieties are more doubtful, but
producer and carrier will .,
have the happiest results for both. tenfold more than the same amount prosperity" and peace than those whose are worthy of experiment.In .
received from you merely as pocket lack of these requirements would be planting raspberry seeds, tread
RURAL EDUCATION.I money, and its possession will cause apt to lead to disaster. What provi- the earth firmly over them and keep
trust' you will pardon me if I again them to look with manly pride upon the sion is made to this end? Let our the soil moist and shaded until the

broach this subject, which I have efforts by which they secure its posses- thinking minds keep this question plants appear and have made some
touched upon at each of our past re sion. Your daughters should not receive alive,.as none is weightier for our future growth. The same directions will suit
unions. As this is, the main objectof less attention, in enabling them welfare. The failure to provideat the grape, though they will probablynot

our society, you will agree with me I to cultivate their own flower gardens ; home the means to educate such sprout until next spring.W. .
that no argument is demanded for its and, after contributing to their enjoy- men as the State needs will cause the C. STEELE.

A necessity, nor apology for this allusion. ment, let the surplus products go to- best element of our young men to seek Switzerland, Fla.Eucalyptus. .
The principles of our government as wards supplying the rapidly increasing these elsewhere. Their education must, -e.tehiuannl.-

well as the guarantees of its perpetuity, demand from our cities for the more of necessity, be influenced by local sur- This species! is described in Ben-

rest upon the intelligence and virtueof refined products of horticulture, which roundings, and while it is desirable tham's Flora Australiensis, Vol. III,
the people. The sources from which ire best, if left to the more refined that the finishing touches to a thor- as a distinct! species. A tall shrub or
these spring are our homes and their taste and ingenuity of woman. Nothing ough education should consist of short, small tree with a roughish reddish

surroundings. The. stability of gov- adds more to the social element of special courses in sections differingfrom bark, coming off in irregular sheets,
ernment rests with the people, and our nature than the possession of a ours, yet let the foundation of native of King George's Sound, West
with them, patriotism is assured by I home whose attractions afford solid our education be laid in the land Australia. Mueller does not give the

the intelligent love of their hearthstones amusements to our children, and where our permanent home is to be, name in the index of his "Ecalypto-
; and it matters not what' pur- awake in them no desire to seek these and where the influences of such edu- graphia" but in his account of E. Cor-

suit one follows, he will find that the elsewhere. We have, therefore, ample cation can add to the welfare of the nuta, mentions kJ. Lehmanni as a variety -
better his education, the better are the remedies to forestall someof the causes Commonwealth. An educated agri- or aberrant form. I condense

results for his family, his fellowmenand of dissatisfaction with rural life, as hor- culturist, competent to successfully account of E. Cornuta the "Gate" tree
himself. Education being gradualin ticulture is our best aid in or endeavors manage the multiplicity of details belonging is of moderate size,rising exceptionallyto

its attainments should begin at the and obligation to make young life to his pursuit, is as competentto one hundred feet, adapted for poor
threshold of life, and where can this so happy and bright. To you ("God's manage the affairs of State, as one soil, but preferring humid localities,
surely reach its highest standard, as best gift to man") is entrusted the who makes a profession of Statecraft. and being so rapid in its developmentas
when fostered by the loving care of an highest duty which falls to humanity'slot [Here follows a touching allusionto to have made exceptionally us muchas
educated and refined mother. Thereis ; and with your aid the aims of our the death of Dr. W. B. Jones, late ten feet growth in one year.
no effect without a cause ; and if we society will be sooner achieved. And Vice-President of the Society.] This tree is fit even for greatly exposed -

consider the reason why so many of future generations will look upon our The scope of our association covers situations, the wood is hard, .
our farmers' sons do not take kindlyto efforts to elevate their intellectual and too much ground, and embraces too elastic and the heaviest of all West r

the pursuit of their fathers but are moral standard with grateful remem- many objects, to allow me to touch Australian kinds of timber, and is
drawn to a city life instead, it is often brance. An intelligent and independent upon them all, and doubtless some important sought particular for cart-shafts, .
evident that the lack of attractionsand people, educated under home in- omissions have been made ; agricultural implements and boatribs.In .

sources of enjoyment found in fluences, need have no fear of the in- but I have pointed out a few topics the Botanical Magazine, No. 6140,
many country homes do,not offer sufficient troduction into their midst of the de- whose consideration you will likely Sir Joseph Hooker gives a splendid
inducements to retain them testable doctrines of communism and find consistent
subjects for your discus- illustration of this tree. The flower-
there. If we are unsuccessful and its natural companion, anarchism, sions. Our society may not have been buds are scarlet, the flowers of a pale,
consequently dissatisfied: with our call which are unsettling the peace of many altogether free from some slight errors straw color, and the fruit clusters quite t
ing, our children cannot expect to be sections of this country; the unthink- during its existence, as it is impossibleto large. The fruit clusters of E. Leh-
benefited by following us ; but if we ing voice of mob law will forever be lay down rules suited to every clime, manni diameter.attain exceptionally four inchesin .

desire comforts, contentment, happi- silent when such a people can assume product, soil or commercial require-
'- .ness and financial success, from our the highest authority and maintain ment but in all candor ;
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/ Vegetables on High Pine Land than much we get from the North can I potatoes, peach pie and stewed peaches, \

Farm art d Qauden.GAKDENINQ Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: yet be made this fall, It is not yet and melons. This did not constitute i ii \
.e Please allow me to thank G. H., of
too late to sow corn for fodder. It is i the whole bill of fare, but these things s
Crescent City, in the issue of the 19th,
t for "Trucking in Florida." I read true that there cannot be as much I were all raised on the place, and there \ aj

G. II'. Success Pronounced Exceptional. Mr. Goodrich's essays and almost felt raised as if it had been sown in the j f were other things in the gardens such j jas .,

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: I I like giving up my idea of coming to spring but. there are yet three monthsin collards, onions, squashes, and some }
It is with surprise, not to Fay in- Florida, for I must live on high pine which it will grow and in that time oakra, and egg-plants, which makes 1
credulity, that we read of the remark- land. What G. H. has done, some
a paying crop can be made. Octoberis quite a variety, some ways removed \
able success achieved by your corre one else may do. If Mr. Goodrich is '
spondent G. H. in your last number, right, there are numbers (three-fourths a good month in which to cure it as from "nothing." We made some in. \.

on "Miserable Poor Pine Land of here) who cannot come to your State. it is usually a dry month. Farmerstry quiries about the sweet potatoes at
Florida." We are with a great majority Will Mr. G. H., through the DISPATCH, it. Let us bring our semitropicalState season, and found they were vines this"J\\"J
who have vainly tried to reapa give his plans for irrigating that five
to the front where she properly out last September for "standovers.
harvest from the above mentioned acres? Will he also, please outline a
land, and therefore would feel much cheaper plan for a beginner. You belongs, let us demonstrate the truth- They died down in the winter, but t,

obliged by your correspondent hand speak of"suh irrigation." Do not see fulness of what many claim but which came up as soon as the weather per- :,
ing us the formula by which he was how you will accomplish it in your some seem still to doubt, viz: that mitted and were ready to dig in June.
enabled to raise cucumbers and tomatoes sand. What I have learned of Florida Florida can not only raise sufficient By planting field corn at different times,
so successfully upon new land. It through the DISPATCH, is worth
food for her own population but also roasting ears can be. had for several
has invariably been our experiencethat ten times the subscription and much
these vegetables after about seven more. W. H. CHADDOCK. help to feed those of less favored climes. months and every one here pronouncesthem

days' growth, ,wither away on such Wyandotte, Kan.,July 25, 1886. Let all the cow peas be carefully good. They must be a Southern

land, leaving the heart charged with Sub-irrigation can be accomplishedby preserved, all know that this crop is variety. S. L. REED.The .
feelings of sorrow which can only be means of cement-bottomed trenches both hay and grain; when cut at the I
to the "man who tossed fora Leaf Disease.
filled with some material which will time and carefully cured. Do
dinner and lost it. We always :
endeavor to keep up with the times, allow,,water to percolate, covered with not 'allow anything that will make In your issue of the 26th inst., Mr.

and would be greatly obliged if your grass, straw, or similar substance to food for stock go to waste *'A penny Maltby enquires about the new diffi

correspondent would give us the name prevent the sand from filling up the saved is worth two pence earned." culty with the foliage on sour seed- j
and address of the commission mer- trench and woodeu OCCASIONAL.Can Mr. much charmed
; by or clay pipes. lings. M. seems 1
chant or party who is generous enoughto This method is especially adapted to 4 about i.. We have watched this very ;j
give the poor truck farmer such We Raise Vegetables?
high prices for his produce. We sandy soils where the water cannot be Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : closely now for two seasons, and fail'

would have suggested G. H. takingout conducted over the surface. Vegetable raising is destined to be- to see any harm to them by the disease.
a patent on his fertilizer, but -...- well and
come of great moment to this State, Those in our grounds grow as I
read in his letter that it takes
when we Making our own Hay.
and anything which tends to facilitatethis take bud as well as they did before J
the very small quantity of one hundred Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
cart loads to fertilize an acre of The from movement is of inestimable worthto the appearance of the disease, and after 'I'
following was clipped a recent -
]land, we are afraid the freight would issue of the Palatka Daily News, us. Our greatest trouble in this the new top is on, every trace of the j i
swallow up even his profits, prodigiousas line at present, is the uncertainty of disease disappears, and the tree is, to i
and is
they are. It evident. your correspondent transportation and the commission all intents, a sweet one. Dr. Geo. W ;
has been fortunate enoughto Grain and hay are taking a tremen- t
merchants. May 13 five barrels of Davis, a good authority, says in effect
discover the Eldorado of the Stateto dous rise in price. The continuous ,
be near Crescent City, and magnificent droughts in Kansas bnd others of the first-class Irish potatoes were shippedto that it is not to be feared. We are
as his returns are, we fail to great northwestern States have affected a commission merchant in New glad also to notice in Mr. Hubbard's f'

see that they would justify the outlayof the prices already Palatka. Flor- York. The five barrels netted $11. reply to Mr. M's enquiry, that he at- !
$2,500 for irrigating five acres of ida should be independent of the coun '
taches little to it. We ;
Printed prices were sent for, but an- so importance
land. We do.not write this letter ina try they call the great northwest, buts 4
spirit of petty jealousy caused by it happens not to be just at this particular swer was returned that they could not fear that Mr. M. is a little hasty in I

another's success, but simply believewe moment, why the people here be had ; also that potatoes were downat judging that "no business in the State j I

are expressing the opinion of the are interested in the state of the crops that time, but we saw in the papers is so full of uncertainty as the growing "

vast majority of settlers in the State. that they were selling from sevento of citrus fruits. We in an ex- I).
We are firm believers in the future of there.Why should Florida be of thirteen have
perience not
any longer nine dollars a barrel in New York years, f
Florida and would not leave it for
any other, State in the Union, but such dependent upon any place north or the middle of May. It would be some found it thus, realizing as we have one I

success as that of your correspondentis west for grain and hay? There is no Eatisfaction if we had the price current year with another, very satisfactoryreturns. .

comparatively rare, and can hardlybe necessity whatever for this state of for each week and not depend whollyon In coversation with a gen

held up as a fair estimate to a new things. The fact that more money the statements of commission mer- tleman from Minnesota, not long since, "

comer. Yours truly, F.J. G.R. _goes out of the State to pay for the chants. Some satisfactory method must he told us he had lost his wheat crop \

R. G. corn, oats and hay that feeds our stockis be employed by which the grower will for five years in succession by the

Jacksonville, Fla., July 23, 18S6. a reproach upon the farmers of the feel that he can have honest prices grasshoppers, and he thought a little

By reference to recent numbers of State-or rather upon those who own before vegetable raising will be exten- set back now and then, was not more

the DISPATCH, F. G., J. R., and R. G.. the land and should be farmers but sively carried on in this State. serious than that. This gentleman is

will find .that G. H. makes his own are not. It is not the least of the many The time is nearing to plant again, making a fine home and fruit farm for

fertilizer at a low cost, and can there- hopeful signs of the times, however, and let the needed assurance be given, himself and family, and says nothing
that a much larger has been could induce him to return to Minnesota \
fore afford to apply one hundred loadsto acreage and ten boxes or crates will pass over
the acre. It would only require an planted to grain and vegetables this the Florida Southern where one has and the blizzards every writer and j

increased net return of fifty dollars year than ever before and that by this before. grasshoppers every summer. Yours ..

per acre to pay ten per cent. upon means, the losses by last winter's cold We are in the middle of the hot for Florida first, and last and all the
relieved. But thereis the time when it is said time. W. W. HAWKINS.Lake .
$2,500 invested in irrigating five acres, are being greatly season now,
but the increased production would still room for great improvement in that "nothing" can be grown here for George Fla.,.July. .-4,1886.

t undoubtedly be much greater. We this direction. It is not yet too late in the table. A few days ago, it was our Norman Robinson,of Orange county,

,yf do not think G. H's success as ex- the season to meet and ward off these good fortune to take dinner with N. has a large crop of fine peaches whichis

' ceptional as our correspondents would advanced prices caused by short cropsin J. Trowel, Esq., of Umatilla, the so depredated upon by thieves, that

have us believe, at any rate there is other places and it is certainly our butter was churning and we took a he is compelled to gather it before it

no necromancy about it, the conditions duty as well as our interest to do so. turn at that in remembrance of other is ripe. Here with the market over- '

are open to all, and like success If every one who can, will carefullycut days, we had cowpeas, and have seldom stocked with peaches at forty cents per '

awaits those who carefully study and save and cure what crab grass" eafc shelled beans that were better, bushel and watermelons at two for a

diligently comply with them.-ED. he can,thousands of tons of better hay fresh pork roasted, the nicest of sweet nickel, thieves are too lazy to steal.


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corn meal, dual parts. by measure, Many seem to think that all the .I and I over again, and about rs reliable -

Poultry, with one-tenth part of some kind of .care the young things need, is a proper as the "moon hoax."-Poultry

meat made fine. A very thin mush of supply of food and that the mother Keeper. -
either corn meal or hominy made very hen will do the rest. ''For sure and 4

From an Experienced Florida Poultry thick, and stiff by stirring in wheat bran what is she good for if she can't take Breaking a Netting Hen.
ItaiMer. 'hich lute bten and
a problem
This is notional world. A setting while boiling hot. Use meat scraps to I care of u dozen or so of chicks." Suc- ,
hundreds of have been
hen is a notional creature but she has this in the carne proportion as in the cess don't grow, neither is it a matterof !
made in regard to the best method.
read. I the mush it ii chance-it is made. Each
no monopoly of that commodity. i 1 ill. > prefer as so one
Many of the proposed remed'ea!
man heads are full) of notions and easily prepared: and, sfar "as I am makes their own, and a very important are.
cruel and inflict punishment
many of them have spilled over into able to judge, just as good. item in the making is care, con- unnecessary
( n the hen for dimply
endeavoring -
the poultry business. Much of human Meat\ in some form is a necessity to stant care. poor
to her natural inclination.
the life of whether'young
thinking is purely whimsical with no poultry or
Island Home, July 27, 1886. The easiest mode is to makea
foundation of good solid fact. Mineis old. When free to range at pleasure, .
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box composed of strips of lath. If
ho exception to the rule, whims, they supply this largely by their own The Plymouth llock.
lath which is have the
cheaper, top,
fancies and notions are an allied trio in .industry, but in confinement it must Has enjoyed the best reputatation,
sides and bottom of that material and
sharp antagonism to facts. Facts are be supplied like other wants by the thus far of all the middle-sized breeds. ,
place the box kind of
on some supportso
what we want in'every department of hand that gives them other food. Its great merit as a broiler and good
that it will not touch the ground, or
human industry, but fancies crowd Grease also seems to be a necessity to average egg product has secured many
it from hook. There
suspend a beinga
avenue of human. thought. chickhood existence. "Grease their admirers. They will produce 132
every free circulation of air all around her,
Hence these'"Notes" will be very like- gizzards" is a prescription of consider- eggs per year in small flocks, and
she will become
ly to have an abundant sprinkling of able value. Some think that grease when, in large numbers nine dozens, soon disgusted.
Mirror and Farmer.
"Notions." and meat are interchangable in theiruse. per annum, is considered. the averageby .

The care of young chicks is an important That the supply of one obviatesthe our large poulterers. .,. Orchards and Poultry Yards.

a part of the business. For the necessity for the other, but of thisI Their greatest drawback is the death It has been demonstrated that the

first twenty-four hours they will eat am not sure. All I know about its rate among the laying stock, but, with old theory of the hens protecting the

but little. Some say, "Don't feed that they are both good in suitable all this, the demand for them is large. orchards, when running at large, is in-

them at all," during that time, but I quantity. Very coarse oat meal- Their merits far outweigh their defects correct. But the Massachusetts Ex-

always feed them as'soon'as they are "pin.head"-fed raw is good for a and places them in my estima- periment Station managers have

hungry or a little before. "What change-say once a day at night, or tion among the best of gallinaceous proved, upon trial], that even plums

shall I feed them ?" is a question asked three or four times a week accordingto fowls. may be protected from the curculio

by nearly every beginner. I will tell one's notions of economy. The when the hens are confined in small

you what not to feed them. Don't After ten days coarse dry hominymay Wyandottett yards around the trees. The fowls,

feed them raw corn meal and water. be fed at night. With soft feed are yet in their transition period, and, having no shade but the trees, remain
as yet, we must be satisfied that their
My wife says that dough made of corn be careful not to make it f o wet as to near them, and it is best to have onlyone

meal used to be good enough for young be either sloppy or sticky. Green progeny will turn out sixty per cent. tree in each yard. They search
to score eighty-five or more points.
chicks and she can see no good reason food is also necessary. Very young the surface of the ground, hunt all

why the feathered "younkets" of to-day chicks will pick nice, crisp lettuce, and Like the Plymouth Rock, they came around the trunks of the trees, and
to the of
us as product cross-breeding
should be so much more particularthan older ones are extremely fond of cabbage what is more, deposit their manure
and are susceptible to disease far be-
they were fifty years ago. Yes, turnips, beets, and the young daily for the support of the growingfruit
that of the Asiatic breeds
yond yet,
they ate such food then because they and tender growth of most anything as well as keeping down grass
we still believe they are to rival Ply-
could get none that was better and that is green. An occasional feed of and weeds, which are destroyed in their
mouth Rocks, for thev have a far
they will eat it now under the same I raw onions chopped fine will be both young stages. It is becoming evident
their bodies
more are
conditions But it is claimed that the : beneficial and highly appreciated. that fruit growing and poultry raisingare
I plumper, they more breast meat
poultry of that day was more vigorousand Ground bone and oyster shells are carry or should be, joint occupations,
and better
are appreciated as broilers.It .
hardy than now. Such a diet now both promotive of health, and furnish the one being beneficial to the other,
is to be hoped they will lay larger
would have the same effect by killing material for the frame of the growingbird. and if it can be demonstrated in all
and darker colored
in their early chickhood all but the But don't forget the water, pure, eggs than their sections that the hens will protect the
blue cousins do but he who
most vigorous. Probably no better fresh water, in abundance, and of easy ; says, that plum and peach trees, the knowledgeof
to-day they are better than the Ply.
food can be found than good, light access. Beware of deep water or your the fact thus gained is invaluable.
mouth Rock
states an untruth.
bread of suitable age, soaked in milk. chicks may be drowned. In cold >-.-. -Farm and Garden.Plueropneumonia .

But such is not the food I use at first weather the dishes must be so protectedthat Pedigreed Birds. P.4

because the milk is not at band. WhatI they cannot take a bath however I This time we make no flings at any is prevailing
I in Marion township, Pennsylvania
use most for the first forty-eight hours much they may desire it. particular individual. To our readerswe and the Secretary of the State Boardof ,

after they begin'to eat,is a stiff dough I repeat what I have said before say that the "pedigree" business is Health,has ordered the infected an

made out of raw eggs and fine corn feed often and no more than will be all bosh. The thing is almost impos- imals killed, and prohibited all cattle

meal. I use this because it is convenient eaten up clean. If you go to feed sible, and is only used to give some from appearing on the public roads.
''and gives good results. But I them and they do not act as though persons a "boom." Being driven ---. -

think the same material cooked, using they were glad to see you, leave them from their first position the pedigreemen The Oleomargarine Bill, which
has so long attracted the attention or
sufficient water to make a stiff mush, without feeding and let them get hungry fell back on the yard of "sisters." Congress, finally passed the Senate, t

would be'better,but not so convenient. enough to be more appreciative of As they never had a yard of sisters reducing the tax to two cents ,a pound _w'

Feed them little and often. A good, your presence. alike, or score the same, that, too, must instead of ten, as originally contractedfor.

healthy chick at three days old is well Wet damp and cold are fatal ene- go by the board. "Jones pedigreed It is a most singular piece of leg-

launched_ upon the tide of time and mies to young chicks. Keep them dry stock," and "Smith's prize winners" islation upon for one Congress branch to of levy legitimate.a directtax tt

ready for the voyage, and warm, and if by any means they have two legs, two wings a tail, body home industry for: the benefit of an- -

A variety of. food is now in order. get wet see to it that they are dried at and head each, just like other birds, other, more especially when'there is a '

Nay more, it,is a necessity, but in that once. "Dry and warm." Write it and he pedigree part is only in the large surplus revenue annually. The

variety please don't include dough on every coop ; post it at every entrance price. That's all. The pedigree book President, with characteristic caution.
refers the bill to the
made of raw corn meal and water. and make it so conspicuous was a little Hartford scheme that does Attorney.Geulralfor
an opinion as to its constitutionality -
Stale bread softened with milk is bet- everywhere as to be a constant reminder not amount to a fig, and the attemptto and will do himself an honor by a

ter. Bread made of wheat bran and of this important truth. pedigree fowls has been tried over veto.


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Cruz Culture whenever you are ready. But if you both do succeed well, according to buildings, will protect orange trees

must buy your plants, is'will probablybe soil, age, situation etc. I go f.r from injury by cold for a distance to

7-/ I difficult to procure a supply earlier mulching until there is neither grass the north or south slightly exceedingtheir

PREPARING THE LAND FOR STRAW- j I than from the first to the middle of nor weeds. Yours, height. Wrapping with bagginghas

Iv BKRRIES. i September< according to the season. A GROWER. no appreciable effect. Earthingup $

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: i j I To dig plants ill August, is to destroy INQUIRIES----'nOlLOUISIANA.- [ about fifteen inches saved twelve

Those who contemplate planting !! J from one to three partially rooted inches of the stem from injury, even

strawberries should now "list" the I plants for every one that is salable. Editor Lessons FLORIDA of the DISPATCH Cold Wave: of 1SSG. with very small trees. Whitewashhas

grass together, as for sweet potatoes, Growers are very loth to do this, it We live in an orange region much no value. Very little difference
then plow on the "list," cover the list II cuts off the profits, for buyers are, not more extensive than is generally sup- between the sweet and sour stock as to

well and then plant cow peas on the willing to pay any higher price in posed, and many of us take great in- susceptibility to cold ; the latter is,
August than in October.In terest in everything relative to the cultivation I however be j
centre of the ridge or bed thus made. of citrus frnit. In and about to preferred on other

If the soil is not in good heart it should preparing the land for a straw- New Orleans, on the sea-coast, and on i grounds. Fires have saved both tree

be fertilized, and then, after workingthe berry patch, do not throw it up into the Mississippi river below New and fruit. The Satsuma has proven !

pea vines well, cover the groundand beds as is very common in this State. Orleans, there have neen magnificent to be the hardiest. The above is our

bring it into better condition thanit If the plantation is on high rfry'land, orange groves, and the oranges we experience; should be pleased to hear

can be got in any other way. In it is the worst thing that could be done. have the produced best raised have in Florida not been; but inferiorto last from others on this.point.. -ED.] ,
If on low wet land, it is a useless waste /
the vines should be
September pea winter was a terrible one for most of To Destroy Ants i j
listed in the the beds of time and labor. Strawberries should i Many trees in the and
us. city
alleys, ridges or manyof To destroy ants that have established ft
reversed the soil oi never be set on low land until it is those on the seacoast were killed to
by plowing on
top themselves at the roots of or- t
thoroughly drained. If there are the ground by the cold. Those at
them and be mended
any poor spots can chard trees use bi-sulphide of carbon.
Buras the river .
on escaped.We
ditches enough to off the
by more fertilizer as to bring the carry surplus look to Florida for( lessons derived Dig the dirt away from around the

land into uniform, good condition. In water rapidly after a heavy rain, then from their more extended experience tree a little ; take some old] rags and
week after this the bedding up is unnecessary. While if we regret, however to
a operation pea ; say, lay several thicknesses around the tree
vines will be to be the land is not drained, the plants are that we have learned but little from
sufficiently cayed in the excavation thus made. Saturate
liable to be drowned out on the that source that promises to be of prac-
for the for very
ready strawberry plants, or tical value in preventing disaster from these rags with the bi-sulphide of car-
beds. Strawberries suffer much
that matter, any kind of fall crop. more future severe winters. We have read bon. This liquid is a deadly poison.It .
Whoever tries this method of preparation easily from drouth, than from too the able treatise of Moore, Manvilleand will evaporate very rapidly, and the

will I feel sure, never have to wait : much moisture. They will thrive Davis ; but little was taught us in gas being heavier than the air, will
when it rains heavily day them as to protection from cold, and
till August. and then have a job of every pro- into the minute holes around
much remains to be ]learned but that penetrate
vided the water does not abouttheir ;
hoeing up, plowing.under, and tryingto stagnate can be learned if all will publish the the tree, killing all insect life.
kill and rot crab grass. We seldom roots. In planting on high landit result of their several experiences. .
is well to make a small furrow and Pruning and Staking.
have suitable weather in September to Surely such experienced nurserymenas
do much strawberry planting and it is set the plants down a little below the Bidwell, Manville, Beach, Pierce, We have learned this year some
McBride aid Thatcher valuable lessons in tree pruning and
have learned.
surface. The of
tendency strawberry
infinitely better to have the land to be
some useful lessons from their observa- staking, that we find place for in
devoted to strawberry growing, covered plants is to grow up, forming new tions last year, which would be usefulif the proper season. We find in tests of
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with pea vines and kept mellow I crowns above the old ones. published. the best plans to manage fruit trees,

and friable so that when the plants are Very little protection is required, that much can be learned if.we are
On Cultivation. willing to profit by experience. We
set they will all live, all grow, make a and for a few day only. Trees escape
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: find summer-pinching fruit trees, thatis
when the is
mercury at twenty degrees,
complete stand and yield a heavy crop. The subject of how to cultivate but are often killed when it is at six- pinching off the ends of the branchesyou

It used to be thought that strawberry orange groves is rather confusing to teen degrees. Now, the problem to be will wish to remove next spring,

plants must be reset and beds renewed the mind of an ordinary person who solved is to provide artificial means: will cause a very rapid growth of the

every year, but it is now found best in reads the different articles on clean for a brief period, to neutralize these branches you wish to allow to remain
and add, also, greatly to the vigor of
cold. Is there in-
few extra
degrees of
many cases to take out all superfluous culture and cultivating with weeds and the the tree. We find again the necessity,
genuity enough among practicalmen
plants' the grass, weeds, etc., fertilize, grass.I of Florida to produce this result? more forcibly, the great necessity of
draw more earth around the old stools saw one man a few days ago who I should like to hear from Florida staking weak-growing trees.-Farm

and thus leave them to bear a second wants to set his weedy grove againstall growers-- on the- following, points- : and Garden.-- ----.- --- -
The berries these old 1. Has mulching proved of Cocoanut Groves.
crop. on patches the groves in the State, or againstthe auy
nre not apt to be as large as on the new world. Well, I thought this was mulching.value? If so, describe the kind of Cocoanut culture along the lower

beds but they are nearly always earlier good, and all that we need look for, 2. What has been the effect of forest coasts of Florida is growing rapidly in

and thus bring a higher price.M. but when I got the DISPATCH and trees, fences, walls and houses on the volume and importance. The keys from

.CIu sBRo. learned from so earnest and positive a north side of the orange trees? Biscayne Bay to Key West contain

Mandarin, Fla.,July 2 1886. person that we must plow, harrow 3. What effect, if any, has been produced many thousands of new trees, and
.. by covering the trunks of trees
of thousands of them
hoe and rake, so that there are tens
with bagging or similar covering?
c Strawberries During August and Sep from four five old
neither nor weeds can one to or years
tern ber. grass grow. 4. Has the experiment been tried of .
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Then I took a tour around to see the covering the lower part of the tree, scattered along the Gulf coast as far

The list of small fruits grown in trees and groves in this vicinity. say fifteen inches, with dirt? north as Charlotte Harbor.On .
5. Has whitewash proved of any Pine Island, at Charlotte Harbor '
Florida is very short. Under existing Brother D. took me out to see his
circumstances almost the work which he cultivates value? Col. James M. Kreamer and
" only grove, sparingly, G. Has it been shown that the sour
t that can be done for the next two and allows grass and weeds to cover or hitter stock was hardier than, or I others, have large groves started which

;2 months in the'small fruit gardens will i the ground during the summer. His preferable to, the sweet ? ; will at no distant day furnish im.

be to keap the old beds of strawberriesclear t trees look well and have nice fruit on 7. Have fires and smoke saved any mense quantities of the succulent nut

of weeds and to prepare the them. 'Ihen 1 I took a look at Brother trees? ; to the American market.
8. What of has best
variety tress
ground fur new plantations.If S's grove\ where he is so industrious withstood severe cold ? "L." The completion of the Florida Southern -

you have low land that is always that no weeds or grass is ever allowed l. I Coast La.,July 31st. Railway to Charlotte Harbor will
moist, or have means of artificially to grow, and a fine prove it is. [In our own experience mulchin carry speedily an immense population|

M watering high land, it will do to begin Now, gentlemen, I suppose It is hest has had no effect,one way or the othe i to that fertile region, and we believe

t t' setting strawberries in August provided I not to get hasty and cut down your I during severe cold ; but straw pilea 1 ,I that the raising of cocoanuts will exceed

': you can get the plants. If you I trees on account of the different about the stems has protected them if nnthing"the orange industryof

L.- grow your own, you can. move. _".them I J Jt methods. of .cultivation. advocated' ,, for, from injury.-' Forest trees, walls .or t that region.Orlando Record.

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others coming on constantly. I shall Cut Flowers and Holland Bulbs. itilissimn, with the sweet, or\ [ aipi,

JVEiscellaneous] try to procure you a number of seed Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the species now cultivated here .

of each quality, the sweet and the My attention has been called to an i \
bitter and will send them afterwards. "Cassava may be removed fromthe
article in the DISPATCH of the 19th
"Catinguera roxa," the seed I sent you, ground any day in the 365, and carried -

is as I wrote before, the finest of all inst., written by G. R. R., of Orange to the mill for direct treatment.For .

The Country and 1U Product by an the stock grasses of Brazil. As a pas- Lake, Florida, on the subject of sup- many years the root has been

American Lady. ture grass it has no superior here or plying cut flowers to New York dur- raised in Florida and used for many

i Through the courtesy of a subscriber anywhere else. As a hay grass, it is ing the winter season. purposes. The plants are natives of

''we give the following interesting equal to the best of country. It South America. The roots (tubers)
any If it is not too great asecre, will G. be for food
may preserved by
is and rich land purposes
a a joint on
extracts from a private letter written grass growsto R. R. tell how cut flowerscan
four and five feet in height. You please us being; simply cleaned, sliced, and

to a gentleman in this State by an can pasture it constantly after letting be sent to any point in the North dried; from such dried slices maniocor

American resident of Santo Barbar.l cassava meal, used for casava bread,
it seed once. Plant or sow in or just without their becoming discolored ?

Province of San Paulo Brazil under before the ftC., is prepared by simply grating.The .
rainy season, exactly asyou I have tried sending to friends a
date of June 18,1886 : would sow millet or Hungarian, starch is separated and prepared
variety of flowers blossoms
orange for foo i under the name of Brazilian
and let it rest for one and seed,
I shall he a thousand times Obliged then you can gather seed, pasture it or roses, tube roses, etc., and they were arrow-root, and this, when agglomerated -

to you, if you will send me some cut it for hay as you desire. It will all reported as failures. I should be. together into pellets on hot

good strawberry seed. It is a fruit give from two to four tons per acre very glad to know how it is done ; and plates, forms the tapioca of com-
unknown here and if it be "
can propagated ) merce.
per year. As a grass for fine milk or the Holland bulbs, it is true, will
here would be fine investment. grow
a Both rich in
butter cattle like the Jerseys or Al- species are starchy
'rhis'is in here in Florida, but will they bloom ?
many respects, a peculiar
derneys, in my opinion it is the finestof matter, and there exists but very little
few of the favorite
country. Very Respectfully,
all the known. If fail
grasses you doubt that the manufacturer of
fruits of the North Temperate Zone do
in this trial let me know and I will
well here, as for instance the peach, cose from either of them could devel-
Orlando, Fla.,
send you some some seed. Rememberthis July 26,1886.

the apple, the pear, and the same may that it germinates slowly and needs oped into a profitable industry in this
i be said of of the small fruits of
many rich land. Here it grows luxuriantlyon Glucose from Cassava State especially in the rich alluviumnow

the same zone, as the strawberry, cran- the tops of hills, but I believe thereit Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: being drained in the southern
berry etc., but opinion is that
my one will grow indifferently anywhere.Don't A writer in the Scientific Americanfor of the State. Will not
reason of the failure is a want of judgment portion some

in planting and cultivating. It be discouraged by a first failure February 25, 1882, estimates that enterprising capitalist investigate the
but I not that
'is the natural home of the orange, try again. am sure in this State one ton of glucose can be subject? R. E. P.
the seed I sent you were good. I had
bread-fruit, edible palmetto, obtained from the ....
mango them for about twelve months. One cassava root grown -- --

janba, and an hundred other fruits" other advantage of this grass is, that it upon one acre of land, while the corn All over the South including Flor-
equally palatable. The "milo maize
if I mistake not, grows here to perfec-, is equal if not superior to clover as a grown upon an acre of the rich corn ida, all kinds of new enterprises are

manure, and highly enriches land. lands of the West will springing Railroading
tion. I procured last year, from a only yield a up.
I from Louisiana of
friend, three or four dozen seed of a am was Captain half ton. Of its culture, he says: seemed so active. Manufacturing alsois
H 3d Louisiana
Company Infantry.
grass that he knew nothing about and After the war, went to Mexico.: Didn't The method of cultivation is generally springing up on every hand. The

no more did I. It grew well, produced like it and returned. Didn't like the as follows: The ground is pre- amount of capital invested in various
and I think is the
finely, Nevertheless I shall very feel same salt and pepper government of Mississippi : pared as for planting corn, the seed enterprises in Florida for the first six

grass. grate- Texas and Louisiana and left (which consists of a section of\ the
months .if this
is double]
ful for a few of the seed. Now in year fully
regard -
for New Zeland. Stopped in Rio de stalk containing an eye) is set in the
to the "edible palmetto what it was the same last
cabbage period year.
Janairo, saw a pretty American sandy soil spaced about two feet, in
palm, called here Guarirova, and Co- The character of the industries
refugee girl, stopped in Brazil, mar- rows three feet apart. When about are
there thousands
coura,of it growing are in the woods upon thousands here.- ried her, have three fine boys, a pretty eighteen inches high the field is culti- greatly improved also. Such thingsas

There kinds wife, a good business and am satisfied vated in order to raise the soil about carriage and wagon factories, brick
are two what is called
the base of the stalk
and happy.I which affords a
the sweet and another very bitter, yards, wood-working, ice and cigar
better the
which last in addition sent by your uncle, our Consul support to plant. factories
to being a fine, "The leaves of the branching sugar mills, furniture factories
General to top
Armstrong, Philadelphiafor
healthy vegetable, possesses valuable a stock of German Thereare shade the ground, and preventt the and grist mills, machine shops,
medicinal carp.
fine tonic.
qualities, being a formation of weeds and foundries, artificial stone factories
Indeed. I believe if it very few table fishes in this coun- ,
was properly
investigated, the refined product of try, and I want to introduce them surface moisture. No irrigation is planing mills, lime works, etc., are
required, as the moisture is continu-
the would be here.I the number. These
plant found to be equal, among enter-
ally supplied to the tubers by
if not superior, to quinine, and yet it shall be happy to continue the lary attraction. The tubers prises are sure indications of prosperityand

is one of the first of vegetables. In- correspondence, and in anything I can grow
somewhat similar to the sweet success-they give employment to
deed, I am so fond of it, that I never' do for you here, am at your orders. I potato,
radiating from the base of the plant skilled laborers and
bring to
bread of down the railroad with money
eat any when I can pro- came to-day
and lying generally horizontal.
cure it for my table. During the last three families, counting eleven per- be utilized in about six months They the owners. These enterprises are con-

five years, I have said repeatedly to sons, just arrived from Texas and Ar- may after planting, and will continue to fined to no particular section, but are

my wife and to other persons, that the kansas. I hope more will come. We without deterioration for distributed all over the State where

manlwho| would introduce that need in this magnificent country good, grow a pe-
vege- riod of two years or upward, developing transportation facilities are enjoyed.All .
table into Florida and to the palatesof intelligent labor. We need, also, a
to such an extent that tubers centres of trade must feel their
the people of the United States, sufficient foreign element to give us a from
weighing sixty to
would have a fortune in his possession.Now voice in the National councils. This have frequently been taken eighty from pounds the general progress and enjoy the benefits

as to planting. It is a plant of will, undoubtedly, come in time, and soil. The harvesting of the is that will follow it. Palatka's locationis

extremely slow growth. It gives an then, with people at the head of gov- very simple: The stalk is raised crop and a certain guarantee of a good business -

abundance of small, round, black and ernment who know something, this tubers extracted by simply pulling this fall and a steady increase in

very hard seeds. Planted, they will country will be in position to progress.
them from the loose soil. The plant all her industries. The large block of
come up in six months. It will be The middle and lower classes here are
be again inserted when it will
one or two years then before they can terribly ignorant ; indeed, as a rule, produce may new roots. The, earth in this building, now in course of construc-

be far inferior to the cornfieldUdarkey" tion the Florida
transplanted and after transplanting common case is the storehouse from.which the by Southern Railroad

it is three years before you can of the South, and without a Company, will when
supply is extracted as required, with once occupied,
the bud. effusion of blood into
eat My opinion or advice strong foreign
the advantage of the crop increasing tend to concentrate wholesale trade at
would be this : Plant the seeds in the "body politick" never can effect
in value as long as it remains therein
this point for the of
like much arrive distinction consumption a
would at
rows you set out oranges, or as a na
whereas in
corn there is a season for
apples or peaches feet wide range of surrounding country.
say eight or tion.The harvesting, storing, handling, and re-
more apart, then after one years'growth gentleman to whom we are indebted handling before it comes to the handsof We take solid comfort from the favorable -

transplant, preserving the for the above says he has the the manufacturer." indications that present themselvesand
same distance and then let them
go referred to growing and\ From the share with the readers of the Newsour
seed, without cutting. After letting grass finely, following statement, how-

the seed fall the first time will it in due time it that hopeful feeling on the daily prom-
you can report upon throughthe ever, appears the writer has ise of better and more promising times.

then eat the original plant, and have columns of the DISPATCH. I confounded the bitter cassava Manihot Palatka News.

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Immigration. crease in the number of non- The gnats sometimes attack human Tavares enjoys the prospect of its

The importance of immigration can agricultural laborers, will furnish a beings, but never when there* are sixth railroad connection within the

scarcely be overestimated at the South.A better home market for all farm products horses or cattle to be found.Baltimore

magnificent country, of magnificent and stimulate farmers to diver- Sun. year.DeLand
.. is organizing a company
resources, awaits the development that sify their productions, and thus nat- -Cistern- with
Water $50,000 capital to establish agri-
would be sure to follow the coming of urally to better their condition. On
Cistern water is the most wholesomeof cultural works to employ one hundredmen.
good, industrious immigrants, and this important matter of immigration when
water pure, but the contentsof .
every possible inducement should be the Southern people ought to be
most are impregnated with Palatka boasts
offered to attract such people. While aroused.
thoroughly Every good
fatal germs of disease. For proof of over four feet in diameter and sixteen
Florida, however, offers the most in- farmer that locates in the South and
this, we have but to observe how the in circumference at one und a half feet
viting field in the world for many factory (however small) estab-
majority cisterns are filled and the from the ground.
classes of people, it can really, at pre- lished, adds to the prosperity of the attention receive. The
they usually
sent, hold out no inducements to some whole section, and hastens the day of cistern is built and then supplied with The city council of Tallahassee have

others. Owing to the enormous negro prosperity for the whole South.Baltimore purchased the rink building and four
water by pipes that the water
population and the rates of lots in the court house square at $3,000,
wages pre- Manufacturers' Record.
from the roofs of the build-
__ adjacent
vailing for their service, Florida does -- for a market house.Mr. .
The "Buffalo Gnat." Ings. The roofs are covered with dust,
not attractive field for D. L.
present an Tingley's ,
orange grove
Otto the naturalist for-
Lugger, fungoid growths, the excrement of
white unskilled laborers in large numbers at San Mateo, is looking finely, with
merly of John Hopkins Universityand birds, insects, etc. A few persons have
as the West did a few years ago the promise of a fair crop of fruit, next
now connected with the Agricul- their pipes so arranged that they do not
when undergoing such rapid develop- winter. He also has 15,000 tuber rose
tural Bureau in Washington, has lately permit the water to flow into the cistern -
ment. For the farmer, however, of bulbs growing for the Northern mar-
returned from a scientific investigation until the roof has been well
moderate of considerable ket.
or of the "buffalo gnat" in Tennesseeand washed by the falling 'rain, but most
wealth, the opportunities to be foundin Emmett McGraw of Buffalo Bluff
whither he sent ,
Mississippi, was people "trust to luck" and allow all
the South are wonderfully good. is enthusiastic: fancier and
by the Government. The "buffalo the filth on the roofs to be swept into an pigeon ,

Land is cheap, transportation facilities gnat"; is, during the months of March the cistern to putrify and breed' dis- has about 100 of the prettiest birds

are good, and society, school and and April, a most dreadful pest in the ease and then brag of their "pure cis that can be found in the State, some
clpirch advantages are all too of them, having cost him about &7
superior Southwest. The insect is about one- tern water." Or if they have taken perpair.
what can be found in the new sectionsof third the size of .
a common house-fly, the precaution to get the water pure
the West, and farming operationscan and gets its name from the resem- they leave it open to the dust and Four boys were out from Mariauna

be made very profitable when blance of its profile to the buffalo. mosquitoes breed in ahundance, die on a hunt last week, and one of them,

properly conducted, either on a largeor They came, no one knew whence, in and polute the water. So small a Walter Lurton, caught hold of his gun

small scale. This is one of the myriads, appearing suddenly, attack creature as a mosquito may seem to by the muzzle to draw it to him, whenit

classes of people found in large num- ing horses and cattle, and killing them be of little moment as regards the effect was discharged, shattering one kneeso

bers among the European immigrants by blood-poisining in three hours. upon health, but the French savants as to necessitate amputation.The .

coming to this country, and it is a The common idea of the people was have proved by experiment water in the JIalifax river,

class that the South sadly needs. The that they were bred in the swamps. that severe diseases can be transmittedto owing to the immense rainfalls has lost

South needs to overcome the depress- They had no entomological history, persons in health by the bite of its usual saltness entirely. Even in

ing effect upon agricultural and all and for some weeks, Mr.\ Lugger was mosquitoes that had previously bitten the main channel the salt water tide

other business interests of the prepon- nearly in despair to get well on thri persons suffering from the disease. does not come up the river to Daytona -

derance of thriftless tenants, who do track for his study, but he succeeded Therefore, the less one has to do with and the water is absolutely fresh.

not, and probably never will, become finally, and to his own satisfaction.The mosquitoes, dead or alive, the better, Jacksonville Herald: Some of the

land owners. It needs just such an local preventives are grease and and the less the number of dead ones gentlemen in the rural districts com-

element in its farming interests as had smoke. When the swarms of the insects in a cistern the purer and more healthful plain that seed sent them by their

made the West what it now is, and appear-as they often do--suddenly the water is likely to be.-Cor. Congressmen do not come up. They

this} can be secured, to a large extent, it is neccessary to kindle fires Tampa Tribune. should understand that Congressional

by attracting the right class of im in the fields, or, if on the road, to have S4FLOKIDIANA.. seeds are distributed to raise votes,

migrants. The influx of this class grease at hand with which to rub all I not vegetables.

of peoplh would be of vast benefitto over the beasts. Mr. Lugger says the Ocala is arranging to build bathing

the whole South ; in would en- buffalo gnat is the most unceasinglyactive houses and a public park. Alachua Advocate: The corn crop

hance the value of all all all over the county is reported to be 0
it in
property ; insect creation. Thereare Two horses and two mules have recently -
would build up the waste places of the some other very active insects died from blind staggers in in good condition, and a great deal

South, and bring under cultivation which are sometimes in repose, but the Citra. more will be made than will be needed

thousands of acres of land now lying buffalo gnat are never at. rest. Only Tom Hardee, of Bradentown, has a for home consumption. A strawberrymania
and in line of busi- them and when the seems to have overtaken the
unimproved, every heat quiets weather pair of white rats with eleven young
nesss its good effect would be felt. The gets,very warm they disappear. Prof. people. From what we hear there
will be millions of them in
South may well put forth the most Lugger traced their origin to a small ones.The produced
of Labor have
Knights an or- this
locality next season.
vigorous efforts to attract this class of worm, which is deposited on the leavesin
ganization in Bartow that numbers
immigration. There is room for such, the swamp and along the running forty members. Titusville Star: Messrs. Goslin and

and no better opening could be found brooks among the debris. Clearingout Stewart are going into the pine-apple
The farmers and of Ala-
for immigrants seeking a farming thetreams: and permitting the gardeners business quite extensively. The

country than is now offered to the running water to carry off the worms chua, are taking steps for an organi- Schleppy Bros., of St. Lucie, arrived

South. will destroy the embryos, and greatly zation of a Protective Union. here with a cargo of 5,000 pine-apples

There is also room in Florida for lessen production. Mr. Lugger says The fruit and vegetable-growers of last Monday, most of which they

skilled laborers and for people having the gnats attack horses and cattle always Sumter county are to have a countyconvention shipped. They are the finest ones we

. money to invest in industrial enter- on some tender and unprotectedspot on the second Monday in have seen this season. Captain Rich-

prises. Manufactures are needed in where they cluster in a great August. ards is still gathering pine-anples. He

many places; capital is in demand, swarm, and put in their work until the John T. Dunn's artesian well, atPalatka has shipped two cargoes and it is

and the openings for profitable investment victim dies. The work is done, by has a pressure of elevenpounds thought that he will ship another, al-

are very numerous. The biting, the aparatus being described as to the square inch, and is flowing though he is not anxious, as he is can-

building of new factories and the in- the most cruel and effective on record. day and night. ning them.




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lIte JIlorida lJispa/ch. of them wrote Gatchell to ship more of throughout the country, preparatoryto well here as I have seen them grow on

-- --- .-- -- -- the same kind of fruit. Investigation making a report on the present sit- the parent vine. I have shipped grapes

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., AUGUHT. 9, 1886' show that Sumner, Morrison & Co. uation. It is desirable that the pres- the ?3d of July to Marx Brothers of
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A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. sold every one of these boxes of fruit ent agitation will culminate in a gen- Jacksonville, and received thirty centsa

.. for $2.25 to $2.50, and stole the pro- eral convention at Gainesville some pound, net. That is about as muchas

Large Melon. ceeds. Suit has been brought againstthe time in September, to which transpor- forty cents in Philadelphia, considering -

W. W. Cornell, of Osteen, writes: parties, together with a criminal tation authorities will be invited, to expenses, 0 enormous express

"The largest watermelon ever grown action." confer on the possibility of obtaining charges of $3 75 per hundred quarts,

here was raised on my place this sea- -__ .- lower rates, quicker time, and better etc. I do not consider forty cents an
The Georgia State Horticultural Society.
son ; weight, fifty-nine and three-quarter handling fir another season. extra good price for the Philadelphiamarket
This held their eleventh
pounds. should like to hear society << for the 26th of June.
from other melon-growers in the annual session at Fort Valley, Geor- Brick Making. Yours respectfully

State." This is the heaviest melon gia, on the 28th and 29th ults. The Putnam county's new jail at Pa- ,
latka built of brick and VON
was Georgia
of unusual interest and
reported so far this season. Next meeting was and Waldo, Alachua county, Fla.,August 3,1886.
cost $16,000.Is
... .
.. the attendance large. The various
Home Interests. it not a little surprising that with Tall. Grass.
standing and special committees made I i
We have received numerous com- interesting reports. The usual reports fine material for brick everywhere I A lady has shown us a bunch of

mendatory letters regarding the introduction were received from the several abounding along our river, that Geor- "crowfoot" grass, grown in this city,
that is six feet in length and of a
furnish brick better and
of Home in gia can
a Department our congressional districts of the State
growth of about six weeks. It grewon
than be secured here?
paper. We trust our lady readers upon the fruit growing interests during cheaper can a space of but a few square inches.It .
will receive much benefit therefrom Clay, Putnam and Volusia abound in is fact that should be
; the past year, as well as the future a widely accepted
the raw material which is accessibleby that of several varietieswill
also contribute generously to the same outlook. Valuable papers were pre- grass
Interests" cheap transportation and yet our grow in abundance in Florida, but
for the good of all. sented. The Catalogue of the Fruitsof
that on pine land some kind of fertilizer -
in this issue for the first time market is supplied by means of long
appears Georgia, issued by the Society, received is needed, either the commercial
and will, for the present, be continued its annual revision. This cat- lines of expensive railroad transportation. article or decayed ve etation.-Pa-
This shows one of two things, latka Sun.
semi-monthly. alogue, comprises a list of th varieties -
...- that thrive in the State, and indicates either that labor is much cheaper in [We had brought in a few days

Cattle vs. Railroads. Georgia than here, or that there is a since of this which had
their character and relative a spear grass
We do not wish to be understood as
lack of and the .
adaptation to the several sections. It is energy enterprise on grown up under a fig tree and run up
sides with the railroads againstthe
taking of Florida.
over and corrected in part its trunk, which measured five and a
gone every year
catthi men in the present contro- <<
the of the most advanced half feet.] ED.
expe- The Honey Proi+pect.
versy. We belive cattle should be ....-
rience, and is the standard authority The extremely wet weather for the .
fenced against crops, not crops against Save the LJoneu.
cattle. But do not railroads sustain throughout our State. The inestimable past ten days has washed out much of The country's bone industry

the same relation to cattle as cattle do valuable of a similar work for the nectar from the cabbage palmetto, is an important one. The four feet of

to crops? And for the 'same reason this State is clearly apparent, and we at least the bees do not appear to secure an ox will make a pint of neat's foot
trust fruit associationwill oil. Not a bone of any animal is
our growers'
more honey than is made use of
that cattle should be fenced against cattle's shin
undertake it at an early day. At to keep brood rearing. At this away. Many
crops should not railroads be fenced up bones are shipped to England for the
the close of the session the citizens of
place I should judge the cabbage palmetto
against cattle? making of knife handles, where-they
<< Fort Valley gave a banquet t*) the was half out of bloom and the bring forty dollars per ton. The thigh

Mr. lierckmang Address. members of the Society. Those chances for more honey than will be bones are the most valuable' being

On the 0 first page of this issue will papers read before the Society which required to keep the colonies over, ex- worth eighty dollars per ton, for cut-
into tooth brush handles. The
be found the address delivered have special interest for the readersof ting
by tremely doubtful. Within a day or fore leg bones are worth thirty dollarsper
President Berckmans on opening the the DISPATCH will appear in our two, a few blossoms on the Mangrove\ ton, and are made into collar but-

recent session of the Georgia Horti- columns.How. have been observed. tons, parasol handles and jewelry,

cultural Society at Fort Valley. It is One party near Oak Hill reports though sheep's legs are the staple par-
to make Fish Fertilizer.
which the
asol handles. The water in
an able effort. We commend his Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: having extracted twice and the col-
bones are boiled is reduced to glue,
words on combination as a means of onies about filled again. The
Will some of your readers who have source and the dust which comes from saw-
securing strength to our fruit and experience in the matter kindly fur- of honey is attributed to a species of ing the bones is fed to cattle and poul-

truck growers, his account of the nish information as to the proper and saw grass, or wild rice, common to that try.

liberal treatment of shippers by Geor- most economical method to prepare locality. J. Y. }'TWILER. Some. MeloiiH.. <<

gia railroads to the consideration of Fertilizer out of fish. Sharks are New Smyrna, Fla., July 26, 188G. Editor of FLORIDA DISPATCH.I .
our railroad men, and his suggestionson in the of Mosquito miles
quite plentiful vicinity Not Champions. raised on my place,

Rural Education to our people and Inlet and are easily caught, and Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: from Jacksonville, hundreds of watermelons -

our lawmakers.Beware .. if the compost or fertilizer is not too In the FLORIDA DISPATCH of July weighing from fifty to sixty'

of Swindling Agents. oily in its nature, would be a valuable 26, I find the first Florida grapes of f pounds, several weighing sixty-five

The Ocala Free Press says : "Some addition to the garden and grove. The the season were Champions, shipped pounds, and one a little over seventy,

time last winter Mr.\ 11. K. Gatchell, of quantity and method of applicationwould from Waldo to Pancoast & Griffiths, and they were pronounced by good

this city,shipped a car load of orangesto also be desired.J. of Philadelphia, and sold on the 26th judges, the best flavored melons they

Sumner,l\lorrison\ & Co.,of Chicago, Y. DETWILER.New of June, for forty cents a pound. ever ate. Very respectfully,
Smyrna, July 20, !1856.
Illinois. The house authorized Mr.\ Such erroneous statements may induce \
<< Jacksonville, Fla.,July 29,1886.
Gatchell to draw in advance on them Alachua Truckers. some to plant so unsuitable and <<

for $1 per box. When the fruit ar- The Alachua Agricultural and Horticultural worthless a variety of grapes as Cham- Manatee Advocate : There is a wild

rived at Chicago the house telegraphed Association, of Gainesville,,, pion. The grapes in question were grape vine growing upon Rev. Mr.

Mr.\ Gatchell that it was badly frosteden and the Arredondo Vegetable and sent by the writer; they were White, Lee's place, the fruit of which, now

route, and was sold to pay freight Fruit-Growers' Club, of Arredondo,, Champions are Black. They were first ripe, beats the Scuppernong as far as

charges. Fortunately, Mr.\ Gatchell have constituted a Joint High Com quality-Champions are last and the Concord does the Delaware. It ""t

bad marked every box across the end mittee, headed by Judge W. K. Cessna grown on vines sent to me from my grows in fine compact bunches, is of a

with his full name ; by this means and Colonel C. P. Perry. Theyare home in Europe from a nameless seed- beautiful amber color, has a small

smaller dealers in Chicago found out now looking up statistics, corresponding ling. They usually ripen from the seed and is tender,juicy and of a deli-

where the fruit came from, and several with similar organizations I tenth to the fifteenth of June, and do as cious flavor.

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exist for a time than the cherished I shall be glad of a reply throughthe eat. Kaiser William has attained a

1.: \ Interests. place of old association-the home of paper. Yours for the future of good old age with his faculties unim-
Florida. MAUDE. paired. He hires a cook of the first
our order whom he four thousanda
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. to pays
We have tried the above
It speaks well for :)ur State that so never year; yet his breakfast consists of

visit their native method of washing, but suggest, as
4 "What Is home and where, but with the many are enabled to oatmeal with rich milk. no pastry or

loving?"Ifemanf. place often, and yet we owe it to our "experience" is said to be the best French dishes are set before him. He I-..

Dear Sisters of the Home Department: children to throw around their present teacher, though sometimes dear, that eats only that which gives strength

While husbands and brothersare abode all the en- Maude this and health to the system, and thereby
our so soon as try recipe on comparatively shows his wisdom. When the food
the hest methods of cul- influences that made child worthless clothes and
discussing livening our ... give us most conducive to health is found we

tivation and fertilization, let us gather hood's home a sacred spot. the result.-ED. H. I. fmve got at the root of the matter.It .

together around the home circle and With many thanks for the words of --.- is a deplorable fact that we have
As the gentlemen will], no doubt,
far robust constitu-
talk over matters of equal interest to sympathy and encouragement received, degenerated, so as
take a peep into the feminine depart- tions are concerned, in the last cen-
The editor of the DISPATCH labors in this
us. pro- we commence our new
ment of our paper, we insert the following tury. We remember the Indian pud-
poses to open the columns of this department field. We will try,at least, to be mu- from an exchange for their especial dings of our grandmothers' day quiv-

to the women of Florida] tually helpful, and trust we may have benefit ering with sauce, also the nice brown

and we ask them to give us their experience many a pleasant chat with the readers!!! : bread, and how sweet they were when
A HINT TO HUSBANDS. brown bread and
and to get the benefit of an of the DISPATCH in the weeks to come. our supper was
Love and appreciation are to a milk only. Then there were the
exchange of ideas pertaining to home- Dear Editor Home- -Interests: woman what dew and sunshine are to pumpkin pies and the baked applesas

life and the household. We ask flower. refresh and forth from the
every a They brightenher they came great
I am delighted with the idea thatwe
settler's wife and daughter to join us, whole life. They make her strong- brick oven. Vegetables also made upa
are to have a department in the hearted and in of the diet in those
with the assurance that here every keen-sighted everything good part days,
DISPATCH "all to ourselves. It affecting the wellfare of her home. and we believe they are necessary to
woman can "have her Possibly
say. seems to me the men have been worrying They enable her to cheer her husband the well being of all.

in relating our grievances, we may their brains too much latelyover when the cares of life press heavily The moderate and uniform heat of

part with some of their bitterness, and upon him, and to be a very providenceto the old-fashioned brick oven had
such things as "Humus,
in telling our joys we will add to them her children. To know that her much to do with the success of food

by sharing them with others. We do "Kainit, and kindred foolishness. husband loves her, and is proud of her baked in it, and it is essential that the

For my part, I think it would be and believes in her ; that even her cook maintain an even degree of heatat
not by however want to be
any means, more to the point to tell us what to faults are looked upon with tenderness; the right point or she cannot hope

exclusive, so we invite all those gen- get for dinner, and how the children that her face, to one, at least, is the for its best success. S 1,. UJ. ED.
tlemen who have manifested an inter- fairest face in all the world ; that the 4
are to be educated out on the clear-
est In our welfare to join our circle Of such questions would heart which to her is the greatest and FAMILY ItECIPES.
ings. course noblest holds her sacred in its inner-
when conveni and \eve have :
; hope not be or applicable to the
necessary most recesses above all women gives We ask our lady readers to forwardto
word I towns and cities where all these
many a pleasant suggestion, or larger
abundanee. Yet ; her a strength, and courage, and sweet- us for the benefit of this department,
of. cheer from them and while things are no
; we : ness, and vivacity which all the wealth
suitable for the time of
doubt the discussion of the things recipes year,
may listen to a pathetic story, now i of the world could not bestow. Let awoman's
above mentioned (whatever they may, and such as are likely to be availablein
and then, of hard times, and a [new is intended for our "ultimate life be pervaded with such an
mean) State.
influence and her our
heart and mind
country, we still hope to enliven the good,", and like good wives we are ,
will never grow old, but will blossom SQUASH UPIo'JNs.-One pint strained -
time with the the bound to believe it, for in these days
or rip-
merry song
and sweeten and brighten in perpetual squash ; one half cup milk ; one
ple of laughter, as opportunity pre- faith in anything may be counted a youth. teaspoonful soda ; salt ; flour enough

sents. virtue.I 4 to make a stiff batter.
enclose a recipe for washing, Cookery.There I
So often we hear the expression, which I have seen in several of the is much said nowadaysabout PEACH l\IEluNfiuE.-Take six or

"I hope to go home soon," or words of j I Southern papers; it is called a "Good science and art in cooking. Art eight peaches and cook them gently in
the until it becomes thick then
like significance, which convey the Method." Do you know anythingof has taken her place everywhere, as syrup ,
halve them and in a dish. Beat
it, and whether the kerosene would much in the wheat field machine put
that this ,
suggestion place can never
the whites of two to a stiff froth
have a tendency to rot the clothes? shop, and kitchen, as in the artist'sstudio. eggs ,
become such. It to that this and the
seems us sweeten spread over peaches.
The following is the recipe: The best cooks we have
unsatisfactory awl unsettled conditionof For one bar of soap (such as comes knwnvera not boarding school grad- Serve as dessert with cake.

things is the principal cause of so in red paper), use three tablespoonfuls : uates. It never occurred to them to PUMPKIN( OR SQUASH PI E.-Wash

many unhome-like homes in Florida.] of coal-oil, such as you use in the : look into the science of things; why and boil your pumpkin as you would
For family"of five or six I potatoes, until thoroughly cooked,after
Fifty when Illinois and lamp. a heat transferred the raw material into
years ago, put enough water in the boiler to boil appetizing food was not inquired into, : passing it through a sieve to remove
Ohio were comparatively new .States, of all seeds and lumps take one-half
the clothes, add two tablespoonfuls the fact was all sufficient. The essen- : cup
the emigrant, on leaving his home in coal-oil and two-thirds of a bar of tial things for getting up a good mealare each of brown sugar and molasses ;

the East, took with him his household soap, or its equivalent of soft soap, let : The best of material], and an beat two eggs thoroughly and mix with

goods, bade farewell to his native it come to a boil, wet your cleanest experienced cook, one with excellent 1 the squash, or pumpkin ; then add the
in cold warmed molasses and ; a pinch of salt ;
clothes water sugar
State with only the hope that if or judgment preferred; here lies the great
pros- enough for comfort. If ..wristbandsare secret of success. one teaspoonful each of ginger and

pered he might be able to return for a very dirty, a little soap may be All the science and cook books that ground cinnamon ; one-half cup milk.

short visit in the course of five or ten rubbed on them; put them in the can be brought forward will never Mix well, and bake in deep plates

years, and thus the West was largely boiling water and boil them fifteen or atone for lack of judgment; no where i lined with pastry. This will make

settled with people mostly from the twenty minutes. While they are else; is the want of it more felt than three pies.A .

boiling wet the next boilerful, and if in the culinary department: of home; GOOD RECIPE FOR CANNING FIGS.
far East, who went out to stay; but
very dirty add another spoonful of oil one endowed with this quality and a -To three quarts boiling water add
the emigration to the South, and espe- and more soap. The last boiler will few weeks' experience with a good two heaping tablespoonsful soda ; now

cially to Florida, has been more of a not need any more oil or soap. It cook, will make rapid advancementin dip your figs in this water for one min-

temporary character, a sort of make- takes about as much as the ordi- this most essential art. ute and skim them out; then wash

shift, to get rid of the long cold winter, nary way, but it is soar put in the It would of course take a long timeto them thoroughly in two or three wa-
boiler. After oiling suds, rinse as get up the various dishes that time ters, or until there is no color left in
obtain relief from chronic
or to some usual. Two things remember-have has thrust upon us, for their name is the water. To ten pound of figs allow

.I ailment not heretofore removed by the plenty of' soap in boiling water, and legion; the wise will confine themselvesto from seven to eight pounds of sugar ;

aid of medicine, and with the purpose have it boiling when the clothes are a few wholesome dishes. The add just enough water to dissolve the

fully formed of returning to the old put in. If you fail the first time, try, Queen of England] has learned wisdom sugar. When boiling hot, drop in the

home so soon as means could be hador try again; you will be sure to like it. by the experience of her prede- figs, having first selected them with
We have washed this way nearly a cessors, their days were cut short by care so as to avoid any that are brokenor
relief obtained. Thus our idea ofa year-long enough to test itandour 'excess and gluttony; she eats only the over ripe ; let them boil slowly froman

home in Florida, in many cases, has clothes look nice and white, and substantial part of the meal, and hour and a half to two hours ; now

been more that of a place in \vhich to we say let those rub who want to. ,leaves the dessert to those who live to remove the figs and boil down the syrITHE -

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, up until quite thick, then replace the Florida's First Orange Grove. SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.Improved .

figs; bring all to a boiling heat, when Previous to 1835, says a writer. in ]Meteorological, Wilson's

they are ready for canning after the the Savannah News, there were in Strawberry Plants for sale Albany
usual method. A few slices of lemon -- >. >. ,
Florida only a few small orange groves *s ."0 a .-a3 u* JOHN H. JACKS,
with its will the flavor.
juice improve A Iagogaet o oo
about the homes of old settlers from COoo h Mandarin, Fla.
See that rubbers All 4CwJ
your are new. aids a roaAV UC --. .-
preserves should be cooked in a porcelain which no income was expected or at- 00B- -- A. Turnip Seed-Cabbage Seed.

or granite kettle. tempted. Among these were some 10- ZM M OM> lIPlwnH -qooooooI'Ooci're T! S. Now is the time to put in Turnipsand
TOMATOES ON TOAST.Take six or very old trees. One tree at Mandarinwas .... !x 0 IIUP U'BaJ\ CO OO C<0 OO SO O>QOx Cabbage. Two hundred pounds

eight ripe tomatoes. Cut away the en 3 s >2O tza just received. have the largest stockin
the of Mr. Bowden fatherof .
property KOC I <:o- br o t> to
1P01aA: the State-fresh and reliable.
stalks, and any green part there may ::s = "0 _._ ___ 3 pure
Uriah Bowden ex-sheriff of Duval
< 0..9 .* WILLIAM A. BOURS,
be; take out the seeds and cut the to- I oill

matoes into thick slices. Arrange county. This tree in 1835 was said to ., C) o...... : ,uonoaaia: I wr. >"33>.... s C bt::: 20 West Bay st, Jacksonville, Fla. .
I rn7111rn:1100Z ---f- --
these in a single layer, on a greased be seventy-five years old. That year -5 rn f : K*j For Sale.

baking tin ; sprinkle over them some 7,000 oranges were picked from it. W c 0*3. I s c::: Mobile\ or Improved Noonan Straw-

finely sifted bread crumbs, seasoned Another tree in St. Augustine was sup- o PUBIiujanu sqipajptmq saq:>UI UI I.COO1 qr--:<:;!": c) S berry Plants for sale. Price, $3.00

with salt and pepper; put a little oo > [ IIIU "S02. per 1,000. Larger quantities on ap
piece of butter on each slice, and bakein posed to be a hundred years old. Both 3 -- sa plication. Delivered at the wharf or

a brisk oven for fifteen or twenty these trees were killed to the groundby *. OQ a .,{IIUQ I o ooogooo ec c""i"?i<:COO sll2f: railroad station. I have raised straw-,

minutes. Serve them on neatly-cut the great freeze of 1835. Mrs. -0 '.7... 8 ---uual00000000001'1'---- --- berries for the past six years,and tried

pieces of hot buttered toast, with the Hall, on the St. Johns, not far from -. o- A a i wnWlullT I .ooooooo.,..<:C.0:..00.0..i..0. >>ISoo 13 "... more than twenty varieties, and find
that is in the dish with them s. :n E-4 "'IIOO' I- this the best. D. B. MILLS
gravy o ---- --- --- how y ,
Jacksonville at the same time had
poured over. Some consider a few o cuoc mUIIXUJoo"I wo.9.-a) Welaka, Fla.
seventy-two trees on three-fourths of : : .. .A .
of lemon -
drops juice an improvement. I SS5: Bind Your Papers.

STUFFED TOAToES.-Take a suffi- an acre in scattering form. The year "c3o: .Ja'awo.lug I n3"d QOOQC 5 .g8g. 0..S..,,88co We have a number of excellent files

cient number of rip) tomatoes, and cuta before her crop had sold for $3,000. en UUG usaw I
thin slice from the end of each. Re- o ---. -. --- o
They were killed root and branch by ; ; PATCH" embossed thereon, affording a
.: :. :. .: :. :. ass
move the inside, being careful not to the great frost. After this frost for a s.o. .. .. ., .. .. '. *O 3 O-. S beautiful covering for paper, only $1
break the outside of the fruit. Press o : : : : ,S-s.. each.
P *
-t; p3
few all culture aban- ;; .
was >
years orange I'i I I --e-
the tomato sieve and
pulp through a (1) c: ssiah Strawberry Plants for Sale.
little doned but in 1838 1839 and 1840 a < a! = Q'C .c:::
mix with it a pepper and salt, c::;; = ::: Wilson's Albany plants for deliveryin
two ounces of ham, previously cooked widespread orange "craze" broke out c: conblis1l =::: ::: = .Q o M-.c;aa; Z the fall. BURY & ANDERSON,

and finely minced, an onion choppedvery all along the lower St. Johns, and Y"I I Mandarin, Fla.

bread small crumbs, two, tablespoonfuls a few sprigs of of sifted fresh many groves were set out. A Mr.\ t r't garImn"i "Peck'x Monticello--e- Farmer and

parsley, well washed and shred fine, Robertson, near Mandarin\ outdistanced Grape Grower published at Char-

and a well-beaten egg. Mix these ingredients his neighbors and imported ;'MS RATES OF ADVERTISING.On lottesville, Va., should be in the handsof

thoroughly together, and fill trees, and with them he also importedthe application. all grape and fruit growers. Send

the tomatoes with the mixture. Place $1 to JOSEPH A. PECK, Box 11,
scale insect. This small creaturesoon
Subscription $:4.00 per annum,in advance.In .
Charlottsville Va. and
them with the cut side ina procure
,_ uppermost, made itself at home and spread clubs of six or more,$1.50 each. Circu-
valuable journal for one
baking tin ; cover the tops with sea- year.
soned bread crumbs, and bake in a from point to point until it completelykilled To Subscribers: lation 5,784.
See printed slip on (or )
your paper wrapper ----e.Choice --
brisk oven for half an hour. Send a the orange fever. Mr.\ Robertson Note date of the expiration of your subscription Improved

little good brown gravy to the table in tried all manner of experiments to and If In arrears please remit. Nunan Strawberry Plants now ready

the dish with them. For a change, rid himself of the pest, and finally Special to New Subscribers. at $2.25 per thousand. Special rateson

the tomatoes may be filled with any I New subscribers to the DISPATCH,will re- large quantities.T. .
killed his trees by the application of
kind of cold meat, poultry or game, ceive on application a colored map of Florida M. TILTON,
finely minced and pleasantly seasoned. aquafortis. Most\ of the groves start- free. Scale eighteen miles to th \ Inch. Glen St Mary, Fla.

Prepared in this way, they form a most ed at this time were given up to the SPECIAL CLUB RA7F&We Good-Business------.-in- Nlorlda.--

delicious delicacy. insect and abandoned in One club THE DISPATCH with any paperor
disgust. periodical published in the United Statesor A practical nurseryman, with experience -
PICKLED TOIATOES.-Take two of these abandoned groves was pur- Great Britain. Prices on application. in this State, wants a partner
dozen small Remittances should be sent by Check,
ripe tomatoes prick each
; chased in 1856 by Colonel Hart, who Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Let- with from $3,000 to $5,000 capital to
one in two or three places, and care- ter,addressed to enlarge his business. Good opening.

fully preserve the juice that flows frora came an invalid to Florida to die, C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, Address : W. C., Care this office.

them ; keep it in a covered vessel un- though he has not yet accomplishedthe r.r1rqo,.VTT..1IP 4', '.

til wanted. Put the tomatoes, in lay object. In 1855 a visitor describedthe
:I3UL :E3 !3 .
ers, in a deep earthen jar, and sprinklea Hart grove as being desolate The patrons of the Mallory Line will

little salt between each layer. Place be know that the rates of
enough in appearance. It was un- glad to Winter Bulbs of All Kinds
a cover on the jar, and let it remain freight by it between New York, Fer-

undisturbed for three days. On the fenced, had long been deserted to the nandina, and Jacksonville, Fla., and

fourth day remove the tomatoes from scale insect and looked as though it Brunswick, Ga., have been reduced to Grow bulbs and Moicrrs Profit. for Measure and

the brine, wash them thoroughly, and had been burned through by fire. the following rates, taking effect, New The soil and climate of Florida are peculiarly
1 adapted to the growth of all kinds of bulbs.
dry very carefully. Put them The trees,however,were fine old stu n>ps York, August 2. 1886 : They Increase rapidly and should command,
into jars, and add the juice which high prices in the North. lithe bulbs" them-
just putting out a few sprouts, and it 123456ABCDEHF selves are not sold, the flowers sent to the
flowed from them at first. Boil as 65 55 45 :35 30 25 SiO 22 17 16 30 30 25 North in winter will sell at high prices. An
is the most noted of the St. trade is done in win-
much vinegar as will entirely .cover to-day immense and profitable
Jacksonville being the basing point, ter cut flowers in Europe, where they are
the tomatoes, with half an ounce of John's river groves.-Exchange. rates to all interior points in Florida grown n South of France and Italy to supply
London market. It is no further from
pepper, half an ounce of cloves and a 4 will be reduced in consequence of the the Florida to New York. The same thing can
tablespoonful of mustard seed. The The fires have been lighted in Or- reduction made to that city.A be done here,and New York prices are higher

vinegar should be allowed to get cold lando's new foundry and the blast complete tariff now being pre- than have LondonI perfected arrangements to Import
before being poured into the jars. If turned on, and soon the work of melt- all kinds of bulbs in any quantity direct
pared and all freight to our from the best growers In Holland,and find I
desired,some onions cut into very thin ing iron will begin.M.rIcets.. care will be forwarded at the reduced can lay them down here at prices far below
-- ---- of the Northern dealers.
----- ----- those
slices ..
or some celery minced
finely rates. Orders booked in succession for delivery
may be added to the tomatoes. This Above from Boston fresh and direct from Holland during Sep
rates apply
Prices application
tember and October. on
pickle will be ready for use in a fortnight ] Providence and Philadelphia. Terms,cash on delivery.
The must be tied down G. R. ROGERS,
jars -- ---------- C. H. MALORY & Co., Orange Lake P.0..Florida. .
and stored in the usual way. Fruit and Vegetable Market General Agents, ------

----- *. .--- E. R. N. Y.
Pier 20
One of the most hopeful features in 261 BROADWAY NEW YORK. ,Aug.6, 1886.} R. W. SOUTIIWICK, Agent, Fancy !tl Poultry. .

Florida's progress is the increasing at- QUOTATIONS.Ga. Fernaiidina, Fla.J. .
Watermelons,selected, per 100 25 00@3<)00
tention everywhere bestowed in secur- U "fair, on@2200 M. CUTLER. Agent, W. W. FENDRICK-: "
," poor, 1500@1600 Jacksonville}] Fla. to Albert Fries,
ing pure water, proper sewage, baths, S..C.C. 15 800@1800 OO@ 00N. .... -- Keeps 20 varieties of Purebred Fowls. < '

parks, and all the means for securingthe LeConte Pears..per crate 125@ 150 A ino-s factory is in course of erec- Yards: Shell Uoad, near,$2 Moncrief dozen.P. Spring..
HASHAGEN Eggs for Hatching per
J. D. ,
public health and comfort. Eastern Agent. tion at Cedar Key. O. Box 381. Jacksonville, Fla.

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Sift's' IB Syrup DfAAAAgUSlI Md AAAACi \\.t QM 01a Valrico Nurseries, 0 B

Catalogue =-E
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All Trains of this Road are Run by feudal ((90th) FS?
Meridian Time, which is 33 MinutetSW.. r ] W. G. TOTJSEY,
Or CHILLS and FEVER than Jacksonville Time. -
Seffner, HUbsborough/ Co., Fin.
Passenger Trains will leave and) nrrlve daily,
proprietor of this celebrated medicine as follows:

justly claims for it a superiority over all remedies NEW ORLEANS KXPKES

ever offered to the public for the SAFE, Leave Jacksonville dally at............. /:35: a m SOUR ORANGE TREES
CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cure Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:3i a m ,
of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever,whether Leave Callahan daily at_................. 8:18: a m
of short or long standing. He refers to the Arrive at Waycross daily at......... .1U:15] a m
,. entire Western and Southern country to bear Arrive Brunswick via B. &: V. R.R... 1:50: p m
. Arrive at Thomasville daily at._....... 1:37 p m
him testimony to the truth of the assertion Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ 3:35 p m
that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if Arrive Chatlahoochee dally at....... 4tU p m From i to li inches in Diameter,
directions are strictly followedand carried Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.1t..iolO<)p m
out. In a great many cases a single dose has Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R. R....... 2:30 a m
been sufficient for a cure, and whole families Arrive atNew Orleans viaL.&N. R.R 7:20 a m

have been cured by a single bottle,with a per- Pullman and New Buffet Orleans Cars to, via and Pen&acola.from Jacksonville and- ..At Roc: BO"ttO"Yn :Jrices
fect restoration of the general health. It is, Mobile. ,

however,prudent,and in every case more cer- FAST MAIL.

tain to cure,if its use is continued in smaller Leave Jacksonville dally at................ ..OJ p m
doses for a week or two after the disease has Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.........12:00 1 m
been checked,more especially in difficult andlong.standing Leave Callahan daily at._.................. 2:45; p m For Planting During Rainy Season of Summer.
this medicine Leave Cbattahooshee at.....................11:30: a m
cases usually Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40 p m ..
will not require any aid to keep the bowels in Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 4:10 p in
good order. Should the patient, however,require Arrive at Jesup daily at........ ............. 6:15 p in 4
a cathartic medicine,after having taken Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... t'::35: p In ,
three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose Arrive at Savannah dally at............... 7:58 p m 1\I..A.Nf-V-rI.L.: i: d FI.EEIJ: :: ,
of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS Arrive at Charleston dally at............ 1:25' a m
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,dally at 11:00 p ru
will be sufficient. Use no other.SMITH'S Arrive Baltimore.................................12:35a: m
Arrive Philadelphia............................. 3:45 a m
:DR.. JOHN BULL9S Arrive at New York dally at._....._... 6:50 a m Drayton Island, Florida.
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson-
TONIC SYRUP, ville and New York.


BULL'S WORM DESTROYER Leave Jacksonville dally at............... 4:30: p m
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..I1:30a m LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES
The Popular Remedies of the Day. Leave Callahan daily at....................... 5:14: p m ,
Arrive at Callahan.............................10:46 u m
Office 831 Main St. LOUISVILLE. Leave Waycross................................... 7:30: pm NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY,
N..lpd Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:25 a m With descriptions of
Leave Gainesville daily at.................. 3:50 p m
Leave at Lake City.................. ........... 3:45: p m "1'ltOP'ICAL AND t ] MI-TROPICAL:
FAIRVIEW NURSERIES Leave Live Oak dally at..................... 7:10 p m
Leave Thomasville daily at............._11:15: p m Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc.
Arrive at Albany daily at..............._. 1:30: a m
O. R. THATCHER Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 8:00 a m Together with full descriptions of all the
Arrive Mobile via L. t: N. R. R......... 2:10 p m
J Arrive New Orleans \ia L. & N. R.R. 7:30pm CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREESAlso

., Manager, Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:10 a m
. Arrive Louisville via L. &: N. R. R..... 2:25 a m Price List. Send for Catalogue tow
San Mateo Putnam Florida. Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35! a m
County, : :
Arrive St.Loais................................... 7:40 a m W. :HAWKINS: :: cSC SON: :: IFropS.: ,

Q Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson LA..I____ E__GEORGE_ -__ _____n_ ,___i LU1tLDA._ Jan 1 '85
ville and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Albany,

The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Montgomery and Nashville. GEORGETOWN NURSERIES.
and other Citrus Fruits. JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS.
Leave Jacksonville............................. 9SOp m
Choice varieties of the Fig, oi recent intro- Arrive Jacksonville............................. 8:05am 0-
duction. Leave Callahan....................................10:20 p m
Arrive Waycross..................................12:35' a m ORANGE AND LEMON TREESBudded
TheCattley Guava, both the iRed and Yel- Arrive Albany via B. & W. R. R......... 5:30: a m
low. Arrive Macon via Central It. R.......... 9:10 a m from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:35 p m Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEAKS, GRAPES, and a general line
The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Arrive Jesup......................................... 2:15am Fruit pees suitable to Florida. Address,
the soil and climate of Florida. Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. & G.... 6:00 a m
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. t: G. R R- 8:30 a m AARON Georgeto""VVn., Fla

The Japan Plum, varieties of the Mulberry, Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G. R.R.12:05 m __May__u 16_'83_tf__ ___ ___ ____ __ __..._____. ___
Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R........ 6:50 a m
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir
Catalogue on application. Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between
REFERENCES-Crosby&Gowen,San Mateo; Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through
lIon.V.. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING
Palatka. Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonvilleand
Cincinnati, via Jesup.
i SAVANNAH EXPRESS. lJ:1Ib.e: Orange irnL :Lemonrn:

The Augusta Chronicle Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:30 p m .,.
Arrive Jacksonville......._. .................. 8:05 a m in other Citrus Fruits Peen-To and Honey Peaches LeConte and
r Leave Callahan ...............................10:20 p m variety, ,
AUGUSTA GA. Arrive Callahan................................... 7:05 a m Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc.
Leave Gainesville at........................... 3:50 p m
i Arrive Gainesville. ............................. 9:35 a In CATALOGUE FREE.
AND TilE Leave Lake City..............................._ 3:45 p m
Arrive Lake City................................1000 a m
Leave Live Oak at............................... 7:10 p m Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton.
FLORIDA DISPATCH, Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:15 a m Island St. Johns River.
Arrive Thomasville-........................... 7:50 a m ,
For One Year at $3.00. Arrive Albany...................................11:50: a m
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. II... 7:23 p m A. H. MANVILLE &, CO.
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. IL... 7:10 a m ,
The Augusta Chronicle is the largest Weekly Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R2:20 p m aug2 -ly Lakeland, Polk County Fla.
In the State. It is twelve ,
newspaper a
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N. R. R... 6:35 p m .
page(eighty-four column) paper. It contains Arrive 131. Louis via L. & N. R. R...... 8:00 p m -- -..
all the important news of the week, and is Arrive Waycross............_...... ............12:35 a m
filled with Interesting and instructive read. Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R.R.- 7:10 a m ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY

ing to the farmer, mechanic business and Arrive J esup......................................... 3:13 a m ,
professional man. Washington, Atlanta Arrive Savannah................................ 6:15: a m
I and Columbia Letter repor18.{with Its full Telegrahlc Arrive Charleston....................._........12:55 p m CHARLESTON, S. C.
'I service, market editorial and general Arrive Washington............?..?.......,,10:30 a m
news, make. It the most readable and one of Arrive New york................................. 5:30 p m Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. .
the best newspapers in the South.
The Augusta Chronicle can be read In any Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonvilleand Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
: household. It Is free from sensationalism.ENGINES Tampa. and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville

and Washington. Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer orange trees, bananas, etc
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail
GINNING and Steamship connections, and Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Aeid Phosphate.
checked Also Car berths
through. Sleeping Pure Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnit
RMost economical and durable. Cheapest In and sections secured at the Company's Office
the market quality considered. SAWMILLS in Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.
on People's
For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kalnlt
TON PLANTERS AND STANDARD IMPLEMENTS Steamers H.B. Plant and Chattahoochee and
GENERALLY. Send lor cata DA Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson- Floats, etc.,address
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E.President.DROUGHT, F. XI.Cashier.SKKLDING, Strawberry Plants.Newnan's NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. REAL ESTATE.B'aiians .


KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Prolific . per 1000 $2.50
Chat lesion Seedling,or Noisettes, 350 Royal Palm Nurseries, '
ORANGE COUNTY, FLA.. In lots of 500 or over 1 ss than 500,per 100 .50 l in Real Estato.,.
Special rates for lots of lu.OOO/ or over. .t. .
CAPITAL $ l50OOO. A few thousandPOTTED In ddition to a full line of general nursery '
. stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
PLANTSat ate constantly receiving seeds and plants
Transacts a general Banking business. $2 hundred. from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld $500 will buy a fine residence lot at
per many of which are Introduced for the Tampa. .Easy terms. !'.
Orders accompanied with cash promptly first time Into the United States.
Buys and veils Exchange. Letters of Credit filled with strong healthy plants,well packed. We can only mention a few of the rare $5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling
cashed. plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of land adjoining the new town of
1'laiitH Now Keady. 1886: Pemberton junction of South Florida and

[ Has correspondents In all the chief townsof Address, Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose- Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla-
Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and J. \V. VOSE, Apples,Star-Apples.Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas, coochee River.
Messrs. C. M. Whitney &: Co., New York. Horse-Radish Trees,
'- P. O. Jtox 116, Jacksonville, Fl f Sour-Sops "Spanish
In Great Britain: The Bank of Irelan Limes,' Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries, I nn will buy a residence lot in Oriole a
Royal Hank of Scotland, Bank of Britt Or, War. II. KINGSBURY, Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap- I UU new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in
North America and Melville, Evans &: C.v, Taylor's European HouseJacksonville, Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto
London and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, those who will build. Place rapidly im-
------ -- -- Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palmsin proving.
and Will SKY HABITS cured Shell Pond Nurseries. ( variety), Caesalpinias and Poincianas, many
OPIUM at home without))aln. Book kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare
particular. sent Free. will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg.larioncounty.faclngon -
B. if., WUULLKY M.IX,AtUntGa.. Pien Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, .Jackson Prolific greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East $1 00 Coop. .

(September), and My Favorite (October) Veitchii Indian ,Pines Musa and Ensete forest; Cyphomandra trees; Pandamus betacea er ered Park. Send for colored map. Property of-..

Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons,Japan (the "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon very; cheap.

Plums, etc. Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses
and all sorts of shrubbery in variety. $15 0 will) buy a large building lot In
Send for Circular.
Windsor, Alachua county, a flourishing -
JAS. P. DEPASS.! Red Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, place.
.r Archer, Fla. 2.00 per hundred, 815.00 per thousand.
New catalogue ready In October.
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will buy JOG acres land adjoining
HIRES' ; BROS., Easy terms. Only
Packages 25 cts. Makes gallonsof Box Manatee,Fla. $500 suit cash required; balance on long time to
a delicious, sparkling and wholesome bev- -- --- -- purchaser.
erage. Sold\ by all druggists, or sent by mailon
receipt of 25 cents. C. HIRES, IMPROVED $250 wlll buy a well located lot of 10
pppppp.ppppppJ ; 48 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa acres at Oriole; land all high and
-- dry ; originally selected for orange culture.
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Long terms of credit. Only$25 cash required,

a -- PIANOS&ORGANSUI Wilson StrawbBrry. Plants and an on equal deferred amount payments.per annum The plus! easiest the Interest -

.1 Nom'' all makes direct to c isto- terms offered on high dry lands! in Florida.
mers from headquartei:, at Enquire for particulars "
wholesale prices. All goodsguaranteNomoney
asked FOR SALE. $450 will buy a tine 10-acre lot close by
till instruments are receivedand station Candler, Marion county.
for Sale. fully tested. Write us Very prosperous place; good lands.
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before purchasing. An nvestment of 2 cents may
save you from 850.00 to 8100.00. Address : will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can-
800 pounds Long Primer, the type the DIs- JESSE FRENCH, Nashville Tenm Price $2.5O per '1000, $2 2 5 dler, close by the station.

Wholesale distributing Dcp'tfor tM&utA.
patch is printing from, Is offered for sale ____ __ _______ h___ $400 will buy' a 4 -acre tract of high roll-
Delivered to the wharf. h.g8lne land lying a little otr from
cheap. Address the H.S.,O. R. In Marion county. Satisfactory -

)f terms to buyers. ,

c. w. DACOSTA.H C. F. WIVJTON, $520 will buy a beautifully located

East Mandarin. whole block of lots in Parkersburg.
-- :Money In it for the right man. Over:300 lots
A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. now sold.

f "voot'sINFALLIBLE !! DEER ISLAND $ 150 will buy 1J( acres good orange land

I I LINIMEN T. adjoining Parkersburg.
will l buy 80 acres high rolling

Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen GARDENS AND NURSERIES $2500 land adjoining Floral City, In

,,-.. & 8 & & & &- & & 8 Sweet ter. Has of been Connecticut used for, the more natural than Bone 50 years Set-, Hernando Into lots.county.Terms Money\to It for subdivision -

and Is the best known remedy for Rheumatism OAKLAND< ORANGE CO.} "'L.t\. will buy 80 acres good high rolling
,Neur lgla) ,Sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns, $800 pine land north of Coupej\;on F. S.
wounds and all external injuries. R'y In Hernando couaty. Goodnetghborhood. -

SOLD 11Y ALL DRUGGISTS-TKV IT. Pot Grown Semii.Tropical Fruit .
,... ., : ':,'"- -- -- -- --- -- -- ----
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> and Ornamental Trren, fl>cnnwlll buy 2U acres land at Oriole
xPOUU with Lake Front.
Plants and Vines.
FRUIT DRYERS $1 I rrrwill\ buy a handsome 80 J acre tract
No Loss in Transplanting. I UUw southwest of Oriole, close by Improvements -

THE ZI.HJ1EK1UN QUICKEST A>D BEST. ; commanding building site; fine
T44biG I Catalogue and Price List Free, on application land.
IRONp'l .. to Manager.. Address CilOnOwi11 buy 40 acres land, high and
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dry,adjoining I town plat of Oriole.A .
fortune for some one by sub-dividing Into
.I."- Send for prices CECIL H. PLUMMER, building lots. .

and Illustrated Catalogue of nov2SMy, Oakland, Orange Co., Fla $600 will buy 10 acres of land adjoining
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--r-- -- I E\Cl wllj buy *XU* acres! land adjoiningthe
VETERINARY SURGEON Nurseries of Lake Woir! Go $12 I \ Company's lands at emberton -
SAM PLE 1.00I''o1'1 l.'S: V, cc!;*,. The which they have laid out In building lots.
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fold : c .1i"I'Ettllbe River front. A bargain.
mailed,securelywraped.toarin: :.:reas: li: te!
Student ofj the Royal Veterinary College of 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our will buy 120 acres flue land be-
United States r><*>PSt3::: for': :"rccMontha: $2500 tween Dade City and Tucker-
on receipt of \s v ; ; Ono Dollar. Liberal London,
)discount allowed< to'1'of tmastcrs.! Agents and trees are very thrifty, three and four town In Hernando county.
Clubs.The POLICE!: Rn/VCS Kn GAZETTEof Will answerall communications through let- year old stock,% to 1% inch diameter, with will buy J0 acres splendid high
New York la the IU1MD6-E1LJ:; ONLY Je. ters and telegrams. one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces- $400 land, two miles from BrooksvilTe.
intimate Illustrated Sporting and Sensational 3"Sle to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
Journal publiaiod on the America! \ Catalogues. AddressE. $8 0 0 will buy a young orange grove,2ti5
FREE' trees, some beginning to bear;
continent. Apply for term to B. FoSTKR, Manager
in fine condition; Clay county, flue
Office in Orlando;Fla., at dec2My South Lake Weir, Fla. grove
Richard K. Fox Franklin Sauarc. New York neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley

!Keed & Foster' Stables. Lake.
._ Wesleyan Female Institute. I will buy l 1W) acres high pine land
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A.. 1ST. DOBBINS Sc BRO in Hernando county; place has
STATNTON, Wilt 1NIA.I several hundred dollars worth of improve-
Crab Orchard ments on it, including house; Railroad survey
runs through place.

WATER.n [ d> ennn will buy 810 acres finely located
::r0 vDOUUU land in Hernaudo county. Will
w -; ''.c.m., sell all or part.'HOMES. .
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THE KIDNEVS. : :cam: n
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to two teaspoonfuls. 3 ...c.2 ::jr :. : information how to get a home In .Florida
Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS in seal0'< o close by Railroad in active operation. Splendid -
ed packages at 10 and 25cts. No gen'J.,., Opens Septemher 22dlS.sC. One of the FJHST I orange lands. Large number of new
uine Salts sold in bulk. r:; i1
3 7 SCHOOL FOR YOUNG IAI>IK:* IN THE UNION. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. All Departments thoiough. Buildings ele coming in from all over the Union. Attrac-
S. N. 1ONES. Manager. Ky
gant. Steam htat. Gas light. situation tive plan of purchase; but little cash required.
JACKSONVILLE( - FLORIDA _. beautiful. Climate si-lendid.! Pupils from Bargains ofiered.W. .
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nineteen Slates. All important advantagesn
Gunsmlthlup done In all its branches. LONG LOANS.To one greatly reduced charge. Bo.trd, Washing ;; B. CLAKKSON,
.. Lights, English, Latin, French, German,

IRON SAKE WORK 0 8en fund 16eeaU m s kecarity long lur particular*i inwrert only for LoaD in InUrevU kept form op.Penwnal tluue Music, ,$260.for Scholastic No Ex-r81ii.year For, from Catalogue September writeto to Office : ?2j! \V. Bay St., up stairs,

Special rates on Stencil (Cutting, by maH.o 4 eta Name Uti paper. T. S. Gardner, REV. Wm. A. Harris. 1). D., President.Staunton Jacksonville Fla.
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Augusta, Ga....._.......... 30 t6O? 001 Cedar Rapids, Ia.......... ...... i?.......: Fort Scott, Kan..1 I 90 140 00' iLogansport, Ind............'! ...... ;......... Portsmouth, Ohio......... ... ....._.
Atlanta, aa......_........? 35 70001 Champaign, Ill............. ... .........1 I Gallon Ohio...............,1; ... ......... Lincoln, Neb.. ..............: 94 1156 40 Peoria, 111.................... 61) 11600
Atchison, Kan.............. ........., ; Dalton, 080......_...... ...... 40 80 001 Glallipolis, Ohio........... ... ......... Macon, (la.....................I 25 150 I 001( Plttsburg. Pa......_..... ... 66 126 08
Admin, Mich................ ...... .........' I Dayton, O. ......... ... ... ........ Orand l\lich..... ... ..... i ..................' 40 1 80 00: Quincy 111...?................ ...... .........
Ann Harbor, Mlch,...... ...I ........' Delaware, Ohio............. ... .........I Henderson,Ky............. 5,') 100 OOj Sfontgomer Ala......? 35 70 OOi; nome trio ................. 40 80 00
Alton, IIL..._............... j.. ........1 I Defiance. Ohio............... ... .........1 Hickman, Ky................ 55 ;100 001 'Mansfield, Ohio............ ... .........' Rock Island. 111............ ...... .........
Anniston, Ala............... 40 8000, 70 120 001 Indianapolis, Ind........ tiO 110 Massnlon, Ohio............ ... .........1 I Rochester, N. Y.......:... 68X 134 00
Birmingham, Ala... ....... 40 SO 001 I Detroit.1\UCb..1 ...: .........1 effersonvtlle, Ind...... 58 108 00'' Mt. Vernon Ohio......... ... '.........1 Sandusk, Ohio........... 5- 116 00
Bloomington, Illt......... ... ;........1 .. ...... ..........; Jacksonville, Ill_......... ... ......... Memphis, 'enn........... 45 90 00 'Sioux City, Iowa-......... ... .........
Burlington Ia.............. ... .. ............ ... ........I.j Joliet, Ill........................ ... ... I Milwaukee, Wis............ 70 120 001 Springfield, Ill............. .... ...
BellBelleville fll................. ... .......... Des Moines, Iowa......... ...... ......... Jefferson City, ..... .........' Madison, Ind................ ... I:I......... St. Joseph, 1\10............... ...... .........
Buffalo, Iii. Y ................. 66 .126 00 I Denver, Coi................... 185 'I,250 001 1 KnOXV1lleh MO..I. 45 90 00 I'Minneapolis, Minn.-.... ...r, St. Louis, Mo.. .............. 6.5 .11600
Bay City A1lc. ..... ...... .... Dixon, Ill .............. ... J.........! io... ... \ Wis................ ...... ........ Saginaw Mich.......... .. ... .........
Bristol_ ... .......... Elyria Ohio................ ...... I I......... Kalamazoo ......... 70 12000'. ,Montreal, Canada.-.........1' S ringfieldOhio............ ... ..........
0........... ...... 70 120 00 !Evansville, Ind............ 56 106 00 Kansas City, )tu ........... ...... .........1 i Nashville,Tenn............ 45 : 00 OO S. Paul, 1\l1nn............... ... .........
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 55 100 00 I East Saginaw, Mich..... ..; I......... Lansing, Mich............... ...... ......... New Orleans.-.............. 45 190 I 001 Toledo 0. .................. 70 120 00
Cairo, Ill., .... 60 11000 East St Louis, 111.......... 65 116 00 LaCrosse, Wis............... ... ..1 ''Newark. Ohio................ ... I.......... Terre haute, Ind ......_ 60 11000
Columbus, Ky.............. 55 100 00 Emporia, Kaft............... 1 (05); 16200 Lima, Ohio............. ...... ... .........1 ,Omaha, Neb...... ............ ... I.........I! Toronto, Can................. .... .........
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... Erie, Pa.......................... 66 i12600 I Lafayette, Ind................ ... .........' 'Ot.tawa, Can..... ............ .... L..I, .Topeka, Kan................ 95 14800
Ga .............. 35 7000 I Fort Wayne Ind..1 I ... I..... ... Lancaster, ....... .. ....1 I i011 City, Pa ................. 66 112600.: Urbana, Ohio................ ... i.........
Council Bluffs, 180......... .... ... Findlay Oh} ...... I......... OhioKan ...... ....' .......?I Pekin, I ll. ...................... ... 1..1 Wheeling, W.Va........... 66 12E3 00ChlcagoIll.
................ 6.5 .116 00 ''Fremont. 0..1'! ...... :I......... Louisville. K y..............N 5> 100 00 Pana, ilL...................... .... ........ /Winnipeg, bfan............ ...... .........
Chattanooga,Tenn..... 40 80 00, '''Fort Dodge, ........... 1 18 117000 ,Ltttle Rock, Ark........... _55 .120.00; Pi ua. Ohio.................... .. I..........!
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i! ProviSavan Wash- Boston
Charles- New dente I PhiladelBalti: Ington. New Phl1adeland -

..' nah. tots : York. i I 'Boston.and I phla. I more.: I I Balt1m'e and York. pbis. dence.I Pravl-.

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Railway.- .. ... .......... ;u poll 1 70'' soil 1 Zl 55 . . . .. .
Jacksonville* Callahan, and Live Oak..............?.....................,11 :..stii....;.:;......... 20 201 60 3bl' 60 : 30,' 00'1 ,' . . . ... .
Ualnesvilte, New Branford............_.......................11.....-.-.;..................................... 30 60 3.5 70 40 80 40,'' 801! ';I' 40' ::37 rr' 7J,5 75' . . . . . ....
landings on St. Johns river .........-.............................. 30 701 35' 70 40( 80 40'' SO 40&! I . . ., .. .. ... .
tAtions on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ......................................... : 40 80 4.1) 90 45\ 90'' 4. 00,1, 42 90 . .. .. .. ...;. .1 .
Stations on Fla. So Ry. south of Ocala. ................................?................. 37 75 42 85 47 95 47 95' 411 4-1 . . .. . ... 14 e... .
Stations on Fla. Sot Ity., St. J. & L. E. Division...................-.............................. :: 75 : :: 41 95 49 95 ,i 471 i 951: 47 95 . . .. . ... .. ....
Landings on Lake Santa' Fe-................................................-................................. i : ... 53 I 1'10, 50' 0 I M 110 . . . . ....
Tampa .......\............... .................................................................................. 15 90 i 50 l 00 5 110 i O'. . .. . .. ....
IJandIngs I River ....... ...... ......... . ... .. \i .. .... ... ...I Ii .,.i .".,. ,. .....
on Jjlwilftl'GO .....*... .. ... .................. .... ..... .. / ".11.I\ I I . .. . . ... .
tationa on J., St. A.& B.. Ry.............................................._............. ............ l3'i '"841'}'' : 4 Oi l ''M in '''1'5 I . . .. .. .. ....
PalatklL. .*.*.... .......:............ ......................................./w....f.I.N.N.1.LN.1.......... 30 001&S)\ i0 4. 'M i' . . . ... .. .. .
"to Augustine..*.....*..................................................................................................... ... ... ... ...1 ... ..... ...; ......I : ...! ...... I I' ... \ ...... .. ,. . ... .. .. ....

latl 0 n son J. T. A JV.. W.Ry ...... ..........................................................1.1:1.,1 i5 roo 1 : is 52 1 1I tii5 . .. .... ....
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris ..........................................................11...... 4"2 8.547!; I : 52 59112&: \I 521 \ I

Stations on South Florida Railroad. I I 0011 I I 9.5 . . . ... .. ... .
From Belair to McKlnhon, Inclusive .......................... .....................11......... ..... 40 80 !' 45' 90. 50 100 50 1 0,100' 5 47 l 102 .1 .. . . ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclusive.............................. .............>... ................. 4.5 oo, 50 100 5.5': 1 10 55 1 0 55', 1 1Ol I 11 9 . .. .;.. ....
From Plant City to Orienta, Inclusive...._................................................. ...... 50 1001 : 5,1) 1 10 60, 120 60 120, 60, 12011 I 57i I 2'' .1. . . :. .. ....
From Winter Haven to Bartow, Inclusive.......................................................... 5.1) 1 10, I 160 1 20 65, I 3011 65 1 901'i' 65i 1 3011 62 ,, 1
Stations F. R. A N. Co. north of and Including Ocala.............................._. 3' 70'' I 40 80 4.5'' ()\{ 4.j 9511: .n'45'' gijl -42 85 : : : : : : : : : : : : .:. :::.: :: ::::

Stations on F. It. A N. Co. south of Ocala.M......................................................., 37 75j 42 I s.5 471 93\1 47, I ,, 44 00I ,:1 . . .. ... .. ... .
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R. ... ......I ... ......'I ...... ... I ... .... I ... ......' :1 . .... .. ....
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Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic n. ......1... ...... ...... N N . . . . ... .... .....
Gulf points north Tampa_............ ............................._.................................%...... ... .1. ...... ... .- ..... : . . . .. ... ....
Gulf points south Tam pCk.........**.........*............................................................... I ... I :::::.!I I i .:: ...... ... ...... : ::::.I i ...' ......1. ......, ,I .t

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----- The capacity oC the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.

CONNECTIONS.Double Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of chargeM. of IDh
dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car.load Is estimated at 20,000 pounds,rh'or'rmrnh 400 Standard mihptbe one d. Jr".ttrm aP".
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior amount will be charged for pro arts f'9r.l"f'rt

and Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one conslg1ee. but order and condition of shipments
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required, and tha
between the shippers
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah will be an absolute requirement. It i8 clearly shall attach for loss or however
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that DO responsibility such lo s must attach solely\ to the
Twice a week for Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless It be from negligence, and that located.
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose line such negllp'ence may be connections at those points will, not
in to
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line good faith ..

Savannah every Thursday. i be subject to correction by anJ'Swre.s must be given for Insertion In
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every I In every case the Cull name of the consignee
Bill Lading and on the Way.bUl.
Saturday.Hailing days Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double York rates.Philadelphia and B.1UGa. -
New ,
taken for less than 11 to Boston,
No single shipment rates of cone
r addition the single package
will be charged In
INFOiOIA-TIOlV: 8I-IIPPEltS. more. If shipped beyond,they
netting lines and cost of transfer. furnished on application to any of the agents
To make through rates from points tributary to the above add the rates of connecting Stencils shipping receipts and information to Agents ot the lines or to 1
i \inea' to above rates; For further t hi.n.rmaUon, It needed, apply JAMES L. TAJ.LOR,

estimated The dimensions at.60 pound of'the Standard Box for Vegetables* are. 8xlix22 inches, and the' weight is I I C. D.Trame OW :NB ManaKer, Savannah, Gen'l Teight Agent, Bava1JDab&Oa.




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

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

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JJ nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
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___ s : $ l Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
Consisting of the finest Orange, Fanning and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Prices
81.25 to?$5 per acre, according to location.For .
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r further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla.


I Chief Clerk, Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager
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\\ \t\ R. TRAFFORD, General Munttrer: ,

ll' 4 90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida I


hundred deep,clear spring lakes, within a radius often miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge ol the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the Invalid.Its .
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
,.f _. ____ balm 'climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the cul-
..= -- ---..;: ture of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
i,. -=- ----- and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
.' desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of five acres and up-
";:'. wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.

Cor. Bay and PinJACKSONVILLE : ,:
the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high 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
j I acres now being established by; a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
, FLORIDA. looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school saw-mill and all requisites
for 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 Oran'Conn-.
ties,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Hall road. It woulddo
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing
elsewhere. -

The.Largest and Most Complete Print- full particulars address,
BLOUNT WHITLEDGE:: Bartow Polk County,Florida.G. .
M. MORRISH, Anclote. Hernando County, Florida.
; ing House in the State. J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.A. .
C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida,or to
N E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County,Florida.
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JOHN T. LESLEY,President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec.&Treas.
New Type and Improved Machinery.

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

Pamphlet and newspaper. _
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In my office only SKILLED WORKMEN\ are employed, guaranteeing WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

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

Music Games and Goods
Toys Fancy ,

Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door

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Oemler's Truck Farming in the South ... ... ...... .. .. ... ... .... . .. ...I.50.f f..
Whitner's Gardening in Florida ....................... ..... ......... ..... .... ..... ... .. 1'50 ;--?
> : 4 McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida ... .................... .. ..... ..... .... .. ... 4.00 r '
I have all the:Maps Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applIca-
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! W. M. LEDWITII. F. C. SOLLEE. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E. BEAN
and arrive as follows:

DEALEBSIN .1.0. rI -: Commission Merchant and Forwarder
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REAL ESTATE, STATIONS. y -o04 d il I "'z o do s* Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.

Office,No.7 Herkimer Block, = ==Z I Branch Packing-Houne, TVaycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla..O3flIi .

r -- --I-1---- g e s, IJem: D11 s ,
Headquarters for Haines City Property.L. LeaveAM AM
R. R. Wharf... ".... ." .. .**".*. And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Sanford...... ,800 :::::. .r45Ii "oo 820
IBelalr......... ....1 10 S 35 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
MORETON MURRAY, | CHARLES MCNAR Longwood... ........' 51510 25 9 15 ,
Notary Public. Justice of the Peao Altamonte.. 810...... 5 25 10 33 938 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
MURRAY & McNARY. Maitland. .... 535 1045 10 10
Winter Park..0 ......_ 657 1055 1030 Greeaa: : :J.ern: : On.S .
OrlandoKissimmee........ 9 02.A M\ 0 20:Ul; 15 11 SS'

Halifax River,"Volusia County,Fla. I |I P.M.1!! PM Grcawers': 3"U.pp11es.: :

All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid BullIng IHalnesCity 10 30 6 17....... ...... ........ Have full stock of Growers' of Cottonwood Thin
.i a Supplies consisting Wood for
Lots on and near River. Address,wit Bartow J'nc 68 10 47 637; ............._ 350 Boxes which makes the Whitest and Box In Orange
stamp,at Ormond. Volusia Fla. .._... 4 15 Lightest, Strongest Cheapest use. Beach
1057 6
AuburndaleLakeland 72 50..i... (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading,Hoops,Manilla Orange Wraps,etc.,etc.,all of
deo 8-1 yReal ....i 83: 11 251 7 ........ ........ 5 40 the best quality and than the
Plant City... 93 11 45 820....... ...... 635 cheaper cheapest.
1 KISSIl\Jl\JEE Seflben......... 103 12 10 8 48.'........1........ 7 20 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
........ 800
Ar Tampa... 115 1240 9 251AM ........
Estate Agency. PM P M: Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4-tf_

Healthy Lands! Low Prices WC kc; ,1, .m '=::110_ boo CALCINED HUMUS!

Kissimmee oflers the best chances for settlers aG iO.
in Florida. It is the coming district,as STATIONS.' c -z 8z 8z '5z oZ
all who know the Sate testify. There Is Big _- -as C V ,
Mouey for investors in Town Lots. ti < < a Hw
high Pine and Hammock Lands LeavePM PM AM THIS UNEQUALLED

At reasonable prices. Tampa.....,... 0 2 00 ........ 5 ro ........ 6 30
Seflner_...... 12 2 30 ..... .. 6 05 ... 715 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREESIs
Also good land for Truck Farming. A few Plant City... 22 2 50 ........ 6 40 ....... 820
small Bearing Groves on tracts of from Lakeland..... 32 315......... 1 30 ........ 9 35
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. Auburndale 43 3 40 ........ 8 00 ........ 10 20 delivered at your nearest Station,
These Groves are easily enlarged,and afforda Bartow J'nc 47 3 65 ........ 818........ 1125
good start. Correspondence solicited. JHalnesCityKissimmee. 54 4 08 ........ 835. PM ........ .At $20 :Per ToD... .,
AM Ar Lv t
1COSE. .. 75 5005409ro200 lro
Kissimmee,Orange Co.,Fla. Orlando........ 93 5 45 6 35 PM 2 50 3 20 .
--- Winter P'rkMaltland. 97 5 57 6 ......... 3 02 3 50 Address
..... 100 ti 03 6 ... 310 410
ROTS SIZE .40X1N00 FEET, $4. Altamonte. 102 6 10 7 50.......... .3 25 437: .. W. W. HICKS,
Longwood... 105 6 18 7 ......... 3 M 515
[Lakeview on Kingsley Lake n n i r> A JBelair........ 112 6 30 7 20.......... 3 50 5 40 Fort Mason,Fla.
19950 buys 5-acre F -UllllJIT Ar. Sanford 115Peniberton 6 40 7 ......... 4 00 5 55
tract for R. Wharf.....
Send 2 cent stamp for Maps,;etc., to Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R.

TROPICAL LAND CO.. F'st F'st F'st F'st
P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, I:la. :' 1\1'1. Ft. TATIONS. M'l Ft. :"

REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, 19. 25. 20. 26.
Jacksonville,and Rev. C. --- ---
McLean,St.Augustine. P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
nov9-ly 0 / 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.35 9.1075
11 5.47 4.25 .........Owensboro......... 8.58 8.2764
1 16 5.58 4.55'.Dade' City.......... 8.48 8.0559!
23 6.17 5.25 ..........Rlchland............ 8.30 dil\\
JOYCE & HUNT 43 7.35 7.15.........Lakeland........... 7.40 7.2.5152
53 8.00 8.00 ..........Plant City........... 6.5'' 4.30 22
63 8.25 8.55..Seffner. ............. 6.25 3.4512
31 WhltauerSt.,Savannah, Ga. 75 8.55 9.50JArrlve., .Tampa.Leave 6.00 3.00 0

DEALERS IN. Ilartow Branch.-Daily. I djtli! .

NEW HOME and other Machines, attachments South Bound. North Bound. .
and parts for all machines,Oils, Nee- .
dIes eta Also Pianos and Pas. Pas. 1 ; Pas. Pas.
Organs Vapor I I
Cook Stoves, Just the thing for summer use. N0. &Ft :" S rATIONS. :" &Ft No.
Send for catalogue. 15. 17. ti 16. 18.
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A.M P.M. A M. P.K.
0 Lv..Bartow Junc..Ar :1.35 '
.i MAYWOOD. 114.35. 5 LV.'VlnterHaven Ar 1210.251. \ 3.20

12.00 5.1517 Ar. H.Bartow .Ar 17 9.-451( 2.40
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1 Groves made and warranted on the most Lakeland IIranch.-Dally. /
favorable terms, in one of the most healthy F
South Bound. North Bound.
sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to
rent at moderate prIces. send for particularsand 1'as.1'8.S.'g' ''Pas.i Pas. ;; I' i i
20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. &frt j-i STATIONS. Afrt i
For reference we refer you to the editor of 11. 13. !Igi I ;i 1 li. 12.
this paper. Direct --I-j --i--
to'V.. H. REED. AM.P.M.i]! I 'P.M.I AM.
_._ Pittman Ida.t 8.10 7.400 Lv .. Lakeland . .Ar 7.00! 7.20 C. B. ROOKBS.
8.30 8.001\; 7 I v. ....Haskell ... .Lv 6.321 6.50 D. D. ROGERS.
FLORIDA 9.00 8.3014 Ar..... Bartow ..Lv 6.15!, 6.30 D. D. ROGERS & CO.,

Sanford and Indian River Railroad.

FERTILIZER COMPANY, Daily except Sunday. ME'I" .A. :L. DEALKKSjlN:Ft C> C> :FW I JSrIcr.: ,

; E. T. PAINE,'PresU, 44 East Bay St. Pas.! Pas. ..*
Florida :" &lrt, STATIONS. No. I:::" Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c.,Metalic.Building.Supplies. .,
Orange Food, $23 ton.
24. p
Florida ZJ.i State Agents for E. Van Noorden &Co'slIETALIC
Vegetable Food
: i$28 per ton. SHINGLES.

This Fertilizer hasrbeen thoroughly testedr o a.m 7.40 17 74 West Bay street,JACKSONVILLE,FLA.
the past six years on Orange Groves in 3 I 5.171, ........tFort Reed......... 7.zJ 14
Florida and has given entire satisfaction. 5 \ ...... ...tRutledge.......... 7.15 12
17 5.251. 6.35 0 .'
E Send for Circulars and .
i J Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, 9 and 7
Dally except Sunday. No. 1 and 2 Daily. .
COW trE s. Trains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Dally except Sunday. Y,'i
Train No.3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast. .
300 bushels Red Rover, Clay, Whippoorwlll Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and ...
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 on
Lake Jessup; with the People's line and FOR THE
DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamersfor SUBSCRIBE

A. J. BEACH & SON, St.Jacksonville Johns River and,and all with intermediate Steamers for pointson In-

dian River and Upper St.Johns.At .
NUIt! ERY1\JEN[ Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers
and Basslnger,and points on Kissimmee river.
Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and fine, At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern FLORIDA DISPATCH
and In good order. New}<'rults.among which Railway for all points East and West, ,
we the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and and at Bartow with Northl Southern
White Genoa. Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
Catalogue free. Address Through Tickets sold at all regular stations 'i "
A. J. BEACII & SON points North. East and West.FREDERIC. 'Sear. :rt.:,1'
ep28-l> Palatka,Fl'a.L H. RAND, On.l5r$2 :per
<'> I G. .'l Ticket AgtnU .

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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. 1JS77S.


Grcal Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and AND ,

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.
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Firat-Class PaH eDger Accommodations. : : : A.. JB<::>'1JFl..S
No Triinsliipment.Ct -Ct .- Gir No Extra Jlandlln" -r t
(Successor to J. E. Hart,)
Cabin Passage $20 Excursion $33.00 Steerage 812
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20 West Ray Street, .Jnckll onvi"r, Flu.I .
handle none but the Best and most Reliable:sthds l My new Catalogue will 'be' sent free on
The superior Iron Steamships of this.. Company are appointed to sail from application. Also, Wholesale Dealer

Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah as follows: 'Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat,



!. .. ..,\. .,J J. E. & Co.'s A
.(., '" ;J. '. Tygert Star Brand Fertilizers.
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'f"", "j -.; Comprising ORANGE >na p TREE and VEGETABLE

CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley......_......_.................._..........Thursday, July *;, at 11:30: a.m NITRATE SODA, jf KAINIT, ETC.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Keiley...............?...............................Thursday, July 22, at 9:30 p.m Prices on application. July 27 it
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.........._...:......_......................Thursday, Aug. )5,at 10:00 a. m --
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..............................................Thursday, Aug. l ,at 8:30 a.m
CITY OF MACOr', Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Sept. 2,at 9.00 p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. J lielley............................... ...............Thursday, Sept. 16,at 7:30p.m SOOFIELD'S IRON WORKS

Through Bills of Lading Ail. Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah, Florida
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line.
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the b Island Route. Adjoining Passenger Depot, MACON, GA. Manufacturers of the old and wel)0BK) !

W. H. RINu Nickerson's Wharf, Boston.
For Freight and-rooms apply to RICHARDSON& BARNARD, Agents( Savannah,Ga.

For Tickets apply to connecting lines. f

SAVANNAH most substantial,best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs>

LINE. by water hand o r' horse steam, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,

T I ::1M: E -FOR- power. All sizes and styles-4 to too horse power. Shafting Pulleys, Hangers Mill Gear
ing and Machinery a specialty. Hancock Inspirators the best boiler feeder known
55 to 60 Hours and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
Whistles,Lubricators,Rubber and Leather Beting,and everything pertaining to Foundry
. between Machine and Mill Supply business.!! Address

Proprietors. .
and -AND- : ,;>.,


PHILADELPHIAOcean -- -_ ____- -:1:7-:: =___ _
One of the Finest Hotels

Steamship Company. y. in America.

All modern improvements and
(Central or 90 Meridian 7 tane.) appliances have been placed in
the house and no hotel in the
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New YOFK. State is more handsomely fur-
To or from New York, Cabin, 1'25; Steerage, $12; ; Excursion (return trip),143.00.)
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to will a* follows: Finest Rp.sert in the South.

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The lintel contains! ;)roomsof

CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett..................Monday Aug. 2- 7:30a. i which lJu are hed rooms; the run -
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. .Wednesday, tug. 4- !:00a.( in II mainder mostly public rooms
N A"OOOHEE. Capt. Kempton.?....................?.........Friday, Aug. ft-ll:00a. m -- for the.usb or tigs guesta of the
TALLAHASHEE, Capt. Fisher.................................................. Monday, Aug. !>- 2:00 p.m house.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson......._...........................Wednesday,Aug. 114:00: p. m Surf Bathing, Suri Fishing and
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett......,..Friday,Aug. 13- fcO I)p. m Bicycle Riding, ou this noted
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine............................................Monday Aug. 16- 7:00 \..m beautiful) beach, are among the
TAi LAHASSECapt.?..........Wednesday, Aug. 18- 8:00 a. m leading atti actions.
.....?.-Friday,Aug.2<> 0:00: a. m -
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson.Monday,Aug. 23-12:00 n'n
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett..........................Wednesday, Aug.Z''>- :':OO p. m 37ri 1 TERMS: Transient,per day, #3.00
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Fisher. 27 4:00 .
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton........................................................Monday,Aug.80-- 6W: p.a. m f Special rates by the Week and
to FamiHeu.' :
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[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.]

DESSOUG, Capt.;Smith............._............Wednesday,August 49:00 a, m '
DESSUOG: Capt. Smith..............................................................Saturday,.l\ugust14-5 :00 p. m
DESSOUG,-Capt.Smith-.....?.................................?...................Tuesday,August! 24- 1:00 p. m .UIST'Sj..5EEDS.


Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycrosa Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route. ESTABLISHED -
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. 1828. ARE TilE
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest
ria Savannah. For further particulars apply to ,

HENRY YONGE, Agent, a. M. SORREL Agent
Pier No.S5 t North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. BEST
W. L.JAMES, Agent 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia
J. D. HA8HAGEN. Eastern A gent, Sav., Florida & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway Y
For Tickets apply\ to connecting lines.

H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent. .

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CONDITION f ; We]have been Browing Suede e p<> i.<*Uy for the Socthem States,for the part 68 years,and BOW annually supply -
: orer one-half the seeds eewd in
that section of
P ,: seed sto ka(personally selected mar country Our crops are always grown from selected -
aDQ'A every year for that purpose from
\ .A our growing crops'which always insures
o/ TECZETAHLliS, but those
is absolutely pare of the FIN IIST QUALITY this to "
i ket gardener is of the ; s mar-
hlfhly t! greatest Importance. The
Ul specialties of oar house which are so famous
the Sooth,
1 ottnae is worth a 11r.of ttooagh : are the KAUMKST and FINEST VARIETIES
it.. any It other kind. ItlsstrirtlyanjedloHietobegiYrnvrtlhCxxI Nothlnr on earth!! win* make hens lay like SJ5A2r& lLnA3E'! ('cucwinmt, EGG PLANT ONION, PEAK RADISH, SEED
cures chicken cholera aadaJlcUr:I POTATOES,
\A. eX hens. 1.ortb its SQUASH.
weigbt Illustrated boot t.; Si'INA( if. TOMATO and TURNIP. iWriptire
mail free. Sold everywhere or sent t\\\\\\ *jr 25 cents in stamps. 21-4 Ib. air-tightTm MM K<*on nr>H. Catalogue and
a7 mail $1.20.Six cans by express;: id for $ .eo.. DO. I. ft JOHNSON CO.. Boston cans, 14us.$1 ** ROBERT BWST1| | 1r,f Philadelphia. RQSBDALE SEPO Ynd N1'TEBFOBQ


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