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 16, 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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t: ;" ihe Orchard.f '!I, fever, like many others of us, taken awakening to a fitful growth, insufficient moon, and for sale, but little
: r the disease and his and fruit in market for
,. severely, losing leafage, a scanty development appeared
..', .' -- -- grip on the peach, came near lettingit of bloom, which opened but to years, and the interest in it
."'''. THE I'KACll IN FLORIDA. go by the board altogether. drop prematurely. Another man in the interior
r Ail, Interesting Account of the Introduction During the first few years follow- Disappointed, but not daunted, under a different name and
i ;. ".. and Peach Development in this State.of the ing the "surrender," while the incom- Grandpop set to work, and budded began to have fruit to sell,
, "Editor FLORIDA: DISPATCH: ing migration was trickling over the into scrub stock all his choice varieties, his operations much after the
.' \ While the,peach question i is uppermost State, and before it had swelled into besides some others of good report at the oyster business.In .
f t' and all the big and I little frogs the inundation that is now deluging the South, or of Southern origin, as this the vender keeps the

... in the, puddle are having their say, a I us, it was no uncommon thing, in pas- Picquets late,Amelia, Thurber,Albert while the. consumer, with
. croak from this side the water may. sing the little clearing of a new,settler, Sidney, Osceola, Beatrice, St. John optics, gobbles the luscious
"' help to swell the chorus. And let no 'to see apple, pear, peach, plum and and several kinds of apricots. Al- besprinkled with peppersauce.In .

: .... :':: .;:one consider; his...4jgnity. ,!lowered:,byw ..other.v*.* "'"trees v-, :together;* ti't i *with*"" currants***?* '>'v-, .,though, '. the' growth... of .many, ,of these. ... the other the vender kept th
the ,slippery comparison. The pessimist gooseberries and the'like, fresh from a 'was'all that could be desired,the same while ttie delignted peach

.. would make us all grovelling northern nursery, all neatly labelled tardy appearance of leaf'aud bud, and posited five cents and received
worms, and some of the evolutionists and set in rows, and the proprieter shedding of most of the fruit, or else outside sections of a divided
.": go still, further and claim that "man smoking his pipe in the cabin door- total barrenness generally prevailed.It rifled fruit, which he was
.. ', was once a leather bottle." In very way, insiduously plotting, with a calm began to look as though the futureof incontinently bolt upon the spot.
sooth the batrachians are a mighty satisfaction, how he would astonish the peach growing in Florida rested this neat arrangement there
smart folk, and can talk louder and natives one of these days. And as upon the improvement and selectionof need of going to the trouble of
._ jump higher in proportion to their time rolled on he became very much the stock long ago brought in by or copyright-it was indeed a
'.. size than the best of us. Having astonished himself, and, like the the Spaniards, and which, mayhap, mimic exemplification of "all
lately conversed, with an old gentleman wicked man in scripture, fell into the from a dash of the tropical or Chinese reserved.. same'I
who made some experiments in pit he had digged for others.It strain, infused by those skillful horti-- In the near future when
growing, the Persica vulgaris (common was with a tincture of this spirit culturists, the Moors, from the gardensof peach growers will, like the
. peach) in this State a score of years that Grandpop set about showing the the East, might be more at home growers now, be complaining of
i ago, long before the "Father of peach Florida crackers, how, speaking Sam under our sunny skies. The result of ted markets, insatiate freights
, growing,,set about begetting a family patch-ically "some folks could do Grandpop's experiments was listenedto poor returns, or no returns or
of this admirable fruit worthy of its things as well as other folks." Procuring with incredulity by Johnny New- how enviously will they look

sire, perhaps,your readers may like to the choicest varieties, such as comer, who, like the bad boy when these simple and profitable
','. hear the substance of his remarks. Crawford's eariy and late, Hale's early, entreated by his father to desist from cial methods of our primitive !
r And if, in telling the few things that Smock & Morris' white from New evil practices because the latter had Then they will sympathize with
: I do know, some of the many thingsI York and Georgia nurseries, he set seen the folly of them, only persisted dear old ladies, who are forever
don't, know should slip out, please out and fostered them with care, in- because he wanted! to see the folly of cating the uncanny inventions of
,..t ,, be lenient, seeing it is the fashion nowadays wardly chuckling the while, to think them too.About. degenerate age, aiij insisting
r. for writers, especially on agriculture what a sensation would one day be this time the Honey peach old fashioned ways are good
r to tell what they don't know. created when his superb fruit, accelerated appeared among us. Its small size for them.
: '.' This old gentleman, by right of precedence enlarged and improved by the probably at first.deferred the consider- Colonel. Hardee also
' in time, if not in years, is enti- ,friendly soil and genial climate of ation which its merits of fine flavor, yellow freestone of large size
'. tied, in accordance with the current Florida, should be proudly displayed early maturity and perfect adaptationto licious flavor, which he called
phrasiology ef the day, to be called before an admiring public. But his the climate deserved. Mill, its valueas Thompson's Golden. It was a
: ":'i:* the. Grandfather of peach culture in best laid plans, as often, those of mice, a foundation upon which to establish from St. Mary's,succeeded
?: .j '., Florida," or, for the sake of brevity, ended in smoke. In spring, when the a family of tropical peaches was Florida, generally came true
i. Grandpop.} There is no knowing to scrub breeds razor-backed. and wire recognized by a few sagacious culti-- seed, and would rival in quality
: ,-' what lengths he ,might have gone in grass peaches were in full foliage; vators. Col. Hardee; of Jacksonville, superb Crawfords and -
f experimenting by this time, had he and studded with swelling fruit, his propagated it quite extensively, both Melocotons\ of the North; also, a
:.. ", .' not at the outbreak of the orange'; cherished aristocrats were but slowly for planting on his place of Honey- large white freestone, from the .

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source,named bars Thompson's White, culture be practicable is a question endure constant or even too frequent PEACHES FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

'the stock of which I have unfortunately reserved, perhaps, for Floridians to saturation. Trees will often grow well Mr. Mott, of Issue With

lost; besides several] extremely late settle. A very intelligent person, and live to a good age, even on a stiff Mr. Taber.
peaches, but as no very late peach of who had been many years an engineer and wet clay soil if planted on raised I am reading Mr. Taber's: articleon

extra quality has yet been discoveredthat in Cuba stated that endeav-t beds
repeated so as to be above standing water. peaches in a late number of

does well in Florida, these last ors had been made to grow peaches in 1 In such cases the roots penetrate vertically paper, and if you will be kind enoughto your

a were only recommended in a small that island, but without success. Pert but a few inches, and spreadout loan me your columns I would like .

way for family use, after the same 1 haps the experimenters did not have laterally, like the fig, to immense to tell a little story about peach cul-

spirit as sailors utter the proverb, the spunk of old and distances. A
7 Grandpop, again, neighbor once tied a ture here in South Florida, that will

"Any port in a storm." As time j perhaps, they did not have varieties of mule to such a tree with a long ropeto sound very different from what Mr.

passed on, the Peen-to, raised from such an equatorial tendency as our t graze. As the animal went round Taber says. Now, I will not -
say anything
Australian seed by that eminent po- Peen-to] and Honey. Be that as it and round, straining at his tether to farther in criticism, only that

inologist, Mr. Berckmans, was usheredin. may, these kinds grow well and prom-reach the outside grass, the tree became his say so is a very broad one. It may

Please observe that he spella it ise fruitage as* far south in our peninsula loosened, till at last he began to do in his particular part of the State,

Peen-to (not Pien-tau), and there is as they have been tried. Those (drag it along bodily, though, owing to but if he means to come this way

no branch of pomology that he is more who live in the orange belt proper, as the broad base, it maintained an up- much farther it never will do.

particular about, or higher authority 1 they like to call it would do well .
to \right position-truly a moving spec- The peach that has been so long in

for, than the orthography. Its singu "go slow" on some of the kinds recommended t tacle, especially to the landlord. use in America needs several degreesof

lar shape, luscious flavor, vivid color- by growers along our northern Very early peaches, ripening as theydo coK,: to make it fruit ; much more

ing and speedy maturity, always created border, or in colder portions of the before the hot and showery season, than is generally experienced, even as

; a sensation ; but people were State, for these will be either whollyor
j are sound and
more generally perfect far north as Jacksonville, and there
afraid to take hold of it to any great in part failures in those sections
j than later ones, which are often spoiledor has been but little success in peach
extent till several years' trial had where no frost is.
greatly injured by the droughts or culture as yet, in this part of the
; proved it thoroughly at home here. With all our sanguine anticipationsof rains of midsummer. To
flooding get State, south of and in Duval county.I .
Beginning to ripen in the latter days the future of the in Florida
peach it
big prices is necessary also to antic- think it has been tried often enoughby
of April, the first small shipments to we are forced to confess that the nat- from
ipate the
shipments Georgia to our most practical men, with these
Northern cities were received with ural conditions here are not as perfectas
North. After
begins to move her same varieties that Mr. Taber speaksso
;: astonishment, and brought such fabu- be. In
they might some of
parts Florida
crop, peach-growers may as highly of, to demonstrate beyond

lous prices as to thoroughly arouse the Argentine Confederation, with a well put on their shutters, for, like the question that with the "old Persian"

our fruit-growers, some of whom are climate fully as tropical as ours, the
proverbial dog, they "have had their peach, except when we have had win-
now wading into the Peen-to business peaches introduced the "
by Spaniardshave
day. Lower freights and nearermarkets ters of most extreme cold (and theyare
and preaching it up with an energy taken so readily to the land as sister State
give our an over- not often enough), peach grow-
Ls that indicates a severe attack of Persi-- spontaneously to form extensive thickets -
whelming advantage, to which may be ing here is a failure. True, now, this
ca.-on: the brain. Some very fine seed- of trees, bearing the most superb added a soil and climate more favor season all over the State every old

lings, mostly hybrids from the Peentopeach fruit and wild
growing throughoutthe able the
naturally to
peach. peach tree, no matter what it was, is
and Honey (how suggestive the country, in such profusion as to be
These reasons, involving as they do, loaded with fruit, the result of our terrible -
three last words to a tar-heel noun freely used for fuel.
the momentous considerations, of profitor ; winter. Some twenty-two degrees -
taineer I 1)), have been originated, and I Since nature has not been equally
of frost the tail end of
disprofit-as weighty now as i in just a
bid fair to eclipse their Thisis liberal the
parents. us, deficiency must be
scriptural days, when "no nan planteda Minnesota blizzard, that had the effect -
indeed, a "shadow of good things to supplemented by art. Trees shouldF I
vineyard to his own cost"urge us to dissolve the starch that is
come," and points to a realization oGrandpop's f F pruned back every year or two to stirred
on to the discovery and propagationof up in the sap vessels, and
dreams when Florida the heads .
keep and
compact, the earliest possible varieties, for, change the circulation of the sap, and
shall delight the dwellers in otherwise the
temperateclimes leverage of fruit on then
do our level best, the energetic Geor instead of stray bloom with no new
not only with her but 1s of the
oranges, long boughs will breakthem
leaves to it is the
gia growers will be close upon our support as case
also with a new race of peaches, down badly. In a northern cli
heels. without frost, the blossoms an
sturdy bantlings of her own,possessinga mate when a peach tree begins to languish
.. There comes a time in midsummer leaves ,came together, and the result
flavor and color as rich and deep as it is as good as and
gone, mayas when a reflex eddy of the peach trade as I have said before. This crop of
the skies under which they well be dug at but in Florida
grew. up
flows southwardly to supply the wants peaches, that already is beginning to
Such result is all the desirable it be
a in
more can kept good bearing con
of our lower peninsula, and, in the make people forget that we ever had
because the Peen-to, being a cling, i is dition for many years. I dare not
sayhow trouble to raise and
near future, the Cuban markets, which any peaches, now
not a shipping peach. To reach full I many lest I be accused of willful 1
the people of our northern counties they are ready to again go over the
perfection, a cling must be left on the misrepresentation. The
only things
will be wise to secure. Tropical fruits, same ground, and plant the "choicer
i tree until almost or quite ripe. If are the judicious "
necessary pruning, like"flowers that bloom in the sprin varieties, of what Mr. Taber calls
picked before that time it wilts and above mentioned liberal culture and :
t, "
which the God
tra la, may be "all very well in their peaches,
I shrivels, and the flavor remains crude fertilizing, and exclusion of the root
of made
" nature suited to different
way, but old associations combine a
and bitter. A freestone, on the contrary and trunk borers. Of all peach tree
with the potent and incomparableflavor climate, and man, with all his inventive
like a Seckel pear, is often i improved fertilizers none are more efficacious
of the improved Persica-let us ;agencies, never can change it.
by being gathered when just> than hard wood ashes and if
a tree not say vulgaris, but rather imperialto Now, I assert that aa the term is applied -
turning soft, and ripened off the tree looks delicate a few quarts of airslackedlime and
render it a gustatory delight second we often hear it stated, thereis
and this very accommodating trait i implies about the base of the trunk i is such
to none. no thing as acclimating a
t the happy faculty of bearing what the Indian would call "big men d- UP-RIVER CORRESPONDENT.August plant. I never have found it.

I transmission to a distant market i icine." I have seen declining peache :3,1886. Long before I came to Florida I be- .

. apple pie order. Therefore, what w trees fifteen years old sawn offafuwfeet gan contemplating a look in that coun- .

want is a freestone of the first quality, from the ground, dug up and removed THE Jacksonville and AtlanticRailroad > try, and may be a future home. I read i

and as early as the Peen-to-if earlier; to a new place, where, careful-1 Company, are extendingtheir everything on Florida fruits. Being

nobody would kick, unless mayhapour ly nursed, they grew off like young track to their wharf now being a peach grower, I naturally read it up

rival Georgia brethren, ; and whoever plants, and bore good crops for yearsafter. completed below the St. AugustineRailroad on peachesas I then thought advisedly. I

succeeds in evoluting such will If the soil be not naturally wharf, and will shortly havea I read about the Peen-to being adapted ;1

have struck a bonanza indeed. drained it must be made dry artificial- landing and! track independent of so well here, then the Honey, the Chinese .. ; \

"" How far towards the tropics peach: ly, for the roots of the peach will not the latter. Cling, with its "sub-varieties."
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p this from the best authority, I expected further with this article, yet it is not are growing. that the vines were young, and had

; nothing less than to find it true complete without my telling of Mr.\ A; After the fruit is off, then comes been set out only two years. The result -

i. should I come here, and when I did J. Bidwell's success in crossing the the proper time to cultivate the peach was, that many of the grapes failed

: come I had many preconceived ideas Peen to, the result being a very fine orchard to. make it put on all the new to thoroughly; ripen, while others some over bunches one-half ripened the

t of growing peaches here, but somehow peach, oblong in shape, good .size, growth; possible, until cold weather berries remained perfectly green to the

:,' when I began to investigate I found it quality best, the earliest peach I knowof comes.: A peach tree never blooms very last ; so that while some were perfectly -

; would not work, and I presume I have and the prettiest peach I ever saw while. it is growing well, and right ripe, and as fine specimens of
; hunted this thing as closely here as haag on a tree, as smooth as a nectar- here let me say that this is the reason the variety as I ever tasted at the
North other
berries the
on same
', ;':-: any one. Here in Orange county I ine, covered all over with a beautiful why the peach does not bear a full ter had never changed color at all. I

found the Peen-to a success, but none carmine. crop every year, but has an off yearas have seen Concord vines do the same

other, and as there were but few of The vigor of tree of the Peen-to is it is called. To make good fruit, thing in Northern Indiana. If I had

those planted, hardly any one had retained, while its habit of too early the trees should have good attention. not, I might lay this to the climate or
soil of Florida.
: any faith in them. bloom is lost; and, as Mr. Bidwell has I[ fertilize my trees while young, say The red began to color some-
I' I hunted every tree I could hear of thoroughly tested it the three for
past sea- two years, push them as fast as what unevenly, but all ripened perfectly -

and I soon discovered the tree was different sons, there is no question about its possible until they get into bearing, at last.I .

in its organization from the other adaptability to this Florida climate. and ou our soil, they need nothing am satisfied that on good dry or

kinds that were planted here ; on With respect to Mr.\ Taber, for it is then but to cultivate and mulch them. well drained soil, the liberal use of

.;... those I often found that a large por- such men that Florida wants, The decayed vegetable matter is all]] raw ground a judicious bone and potash of, togetherwith
system pruning,
tion of the leaf buds were abortive, I am truly, the peach tree needs in Baker county.If faithfully attended to each year, will

limbs two or three feet long (the new JAMES MOTT.\ I were to fertilize my trees as some make-growing a success in Florida.

.growth) without a perfect leaf bud, people down in South Florida manures Grapes were quoted in New York

only a few on the ends that ever would PEACHES IN BAKER COUNTY. their trees I should haveto City on July 24th as follows: Dela-
4 wares from South Carolina 20 to 22
!; of circulation. The trees seemed to ]Mr. W. P Horn Speaks from an Ex- get one of"Jacob's ladders" to gatherthe ,
perience of Twenty Years. cents pound ; Niagaras (a white
score a leaf, and, of course, a great lack fruit.
from South Carolina
EDITOR FLORIDA DISPATCH : grape) 10 to 121!
bloom out of season, a few blossoms at Mr. Editor it is cents' pound black Ives
I have read an article in the DISPATCH quite amusing to per ; grapes (
a time and no new leaves to and Hartford from North Carolina
support read the and how ) ,
of July 26, headed, "Amongthe papers see many
4 to 5 cents
them. daddies the peach has in Florida. One per pound.
Peach Orchards of Baker County
\ Delawares
were ready to ship
In lhe Peen to there was no troubleof
wherein you say that"I kept my peach of the Papas has been planting the two weeks ago, though this year the

that kind, pi:'nty of leaves to carryon trees cultivated until the fruit was peach for three years. Another Rev- season was unusually late,owing to the

the circulation and the trees would matured when cultivation is discon- erend Papa has been hammering at it cold spring.Mr. .

be full of fruit, except some seasons of H. Von Luttichan, of Waldo
tinued. This stops growth, hardens for() six or seven years, and still puts ina ,
froJt, as has been the case this wrote to me that he had about fifty
past claim the
the trees and fall blooming as being genuine Father.
up prevents varieties of in cultivation, in-
season, its habit of early bloom, it gets and induces a heavy setting of Well, this looks right funny to an old cluding various European grapes and

caught by the frost. fruit the ensuing spring." Allow me cracker, who has been hammering at the best Northern varieties. His earliest -

'."' The Honey has not been grown in to say, that you misunderstood me, as it since 1868. Do give the poor old grapes, grown on an unnamed

South Florida till a few trees of recent this mode of cultivating the peach devil his due. ]What say you ? seedling from a foreign vine, sold in
June for cents At -
itfrty pound.
planting are fruiting some the past per
W. P.
would cause a complete failure in the the time he wrote (July 15th) he was
two seasons, and sometimes it does Glen St. :Mary, Fla
crop next season, and, besides, I do not shipping Black Hamburgs, but gaveno
quite well, it has not this lack of cir-
price. As this is fine
wish any one to make a mistake from a very large
calation, but too often when plantedin Viticulture.GRAPEGUOWING foreign grape, it undoubtedly brought
reading this portion of letter
your ,
our sandy soil it has a disease of i its from 'thirty to forty cents per pound.
coming from me. My idea in cultivating ., .. .. Probably vines here
roots, they become knotty and the tree ---- --- -- grape grown
the peach, is to cultivate the IN FLORIDA.Mr. from seed would be more successful
fails from it. It be asked
may why
I do than varieties from the
trees as cotton corn,or anythingelse. imported
this difference in organization I L Steele's Experience With "North-
as North from
There is
or Europe. a
Keep them clear of grass and ern" Varieties.
have put it ? I can see nothing other chance for interesting experiments in
: weeds, and stir the ground often until Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH.
than that they are different trees. this line. W. C. STEELE.
'. the fruit begins to ripen. Then let Something over a year ago I wrotean Switzerland, Fla.

Their origin, perhaps, more than like- them alone until the fruit is all gathered account of my experiments with [Through Mr.\ Steele's courtesy we
ly is from another Northern varieties of whichwas
country. grapes
which is generally in our rainy have had the pleasure of sampling the
in the
published oi f
r Best authors are not ,agreed about
season. June, July and August, if i it June 1, 1885. After another year's fine varieties above noted. The Con-

.. where our old peach so long in use came should be wet, I let the trees go for experience I am still encouraged to cords were of fine quality, but not

from. Say it is not a distinct fruit at four to six weeks, in that time the l hope for complete success. My\ old evenly ripened. The Hartfords were

all, but has come from the almond, vines are all growing luxuriantly,
grass will come up and grow half leg good specimens of their kind,and whatis
that is Darwin's theory. One writer some of them more so than I ever saw
claims China as where it first high. I have the trees hoed around at the North. All but two have borne remarkable in this variety, the ber-

came for six or eight feet, and if the trees fruit this season,some of them bearing ries adhered tenaciously to the stem,
from others it first found wild
say was need any fertilizing this is the time of more than they could ripen properly. although they had been ripe some
: in Turkey, Asia and Persia. Morethan \ I have fruited five varieties
year to manure the peach so as to namely, days. The Delewares were well filled
-C, ::. likely they are all correct. Concord, Hartford, Brighton, Delaware -
make the tree grow, and form new bunches, nicely ripened. The Duchess
f and Duchess. For the
Now I believe after all the researches informa-
wood and buds for the next years crop. tion of those unacquainted with these were of good quality, but the bunches
I am capable of that while know
: .. (we I If the weather should happen to be varieties, I will say that the first two small. Of them all the Brighton

. ; : they are of the same genera,) yet the I dry, it would then be best not to let are black, the next two red, and the pleased us best ; it is a red grape, ber-

; :c. Indian peach is one distinct family,, the trees stand too ]long before they last a white grape. The first four are ries larger than the Delaware, of a
", the Chinese another and successful but of
Cling ; the satisfactorily the lastI
should be worked, as the and Catawba color, substituting ruby-red
: : Honey and Peen-to two others and 1 am somewhat doubtful, as the fruit
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: have weeds would injure the growth of thetrees seems somewhat liable to mildew and for the amber of the Delaware. In
they different
originated coun in a drought. In a wet season tenderness and flavor it resembles the
;; tries and quite different climates rot.In
: -. ,just like this we ale having now, I think trimming my Concord vines I latter,but has more tone-a sprightlier
: as much so as the wild crab-apple of fell into the
common error ol f
, '. the grass coming up around the treesis very sweet.-ED.]
the State of New York that differs
so leaving too much wood. The consequence -
much and is so distinct in all its bo rather beneficial than otherwise, as
was, that they set too much Blooming ale, Hillsborough county,
- :. r.: tanical traits,from the wild crab-apple. the grass absorbs a great deal of the fruit, and though I thinned it some- has an agricultural society which meets.

of Missouri. .water, most especially if the land what, I still left too many clusters. ]I two weeks.
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t GRAPES AT WALDO. or closely following the Champions, has What to Plant in Florida. Virginia Seedling- ) and Cynthiana ..

-An Interview with Mr. Livingston.At done fairly well. The Black Ham- In answer to the question; "What (Syn. Red River) are the names of the
Waldo, Florida, grape growingfor burg is late and unsatisfactory. It is grape shall I plant in Florida?" Mr. grapes from which this charming wineis

profit has passed the experimentalstage i worthy of note, in this connectionthan Herman Jaeger, of Missouri, says : made. The fir.-t originated as a
and become an established in the Champions, are often sold "Besides the Scuppernong, it will be wiIdling on an island in the Potomac
dustry. While horticulturists in other in market under this'name, and some mainly the Southern JEstivalis you must river, where it was found by Dr. Norton .

sections of the State have been: resting growers even are raising Championsunder look to. Onderdonk's experience must of Richmond, nearly half a cen-
upon the oft demonstrated fact that this name. be more valuable there than mine. tury ago. The latter was found in

("bunch grapes cannot be successfully)) Of all the white grapes, Mr. Living- Norton Cynthiana, our grand old Arkansas, also as a wild vine, and was .
grown in this State,") the fruit grow: ton thinks the Empire State com- stand-by, will also be likely to be too introduced in 1858. Both belong to
ers of this enterprising: town have gone bines the greatest excellence. First of far South there. From Southern Missouri the Vitis JEstivalis family, and both
' quietly to work and achieved practicalsuccess. all, it is very early, closely following to Northern Texas its favorite are planted extensively in nearly] all
Champion and Victor, and by some belt extends. I would advise you to the State south of New York,and are

A short time since, we had_ the claimed to be quite as early. It is, a try Rupestris Nos. 60, 62, 64 and 68, well known and appreciated in Europe,
pleasure of calling upon Mr.\ G. W. strong grower,prolificthin skinned and also jEstivalis and Rupestris hybrid No. and are classed as "best" American ,
Livingston, one of Waldo's progressive i. of fine quality. The Niagara,of which 70. dome of the Cinerea and Rupestris Red Wine grapes. The Norton has a
fruit growers ; jn addition to his we have received such glowing ac- and Cinerea and Estivalis (Lin- medium size bunch, small, very black .
extensive orange grove (which by the a good grower, but the qual- cecumii), I am now working'for, may berry, having a spicy, astringent juice, .
way were little injured by last win- ity of the berries is not,better than the also become valuable there, but the becoming quite sweet when fully ripe,
ters freeze and are now in full]] foliage Concords, and to-day they are not sel- most important' thing is for men in each and makes (when planted on soils
and growing lustily) and orchards of ling as well in market as the Dela- region to do the same work, and pro- having a good proportion of iron, as
other fruits, he is much interested in ware. The Rocklington is not as duce their own varieties from their best in the mountain districts of Virginiaand

the culture of the vine, of which he vigorous as either Niagara or Empire natives. Following such a guide as other: red soil districts, a rich,
has quite a collection of varieties" grow- State. The Dutchess is not as strong :. Mu nson's most excellent classification, spicy wine, having a color so dense
a grower and rots badly, it is later and this is much easier now than I foundit when young as to be almost entirely It

ing.Florida grapes bring the best prices not of as good quality as the Empire twenty years ago. There is one opaque, and an alcoholic strength of .
from the time the earliest varieties State. The Empire State will carry point, though, we dare not neglect any twelve degrees. Professor Husmannsays
ripen, until Black Eagles from Geor- quite as well as the Dutchess, the ber- more. Viniferas and Labruscas are of it in his work on American

gia appear in market, when the Flor- ries adhering tenaciously to the stem, the only good self fertilizers among grapes: "It makes, perhaps, the best
ida grapes must take a second place. it has been kept six months in perfect grape vines. Their stamens are erect, medicinal wine in the country ; has
There is a limited demand throughthe condition. The development of numerous while other species have reflexed stamens already saved thousand of lives, espe-

season in the home market, but vigorous, laterals, is charac- and most of their varieties fruit cially of children suffering from sum-
the profit must be obtained early in teristic of this variety, some of themas very imperfectly unless male vines mer complaints, and has acquired a '
the season. strong as the main stem. bloom simultaneously and in convenient world-wide reputation." Planted in

The Champion is the first variety to Mr.\ Livingston prefers staking to distance. Twenty years' observationand seacoast regions, and on light-colored,
ripen with Mr. Livingston. This is a trellising his vines. He allows one many experiments in artificial clayey soils, the grape makes only a

vigorous growing prolific grape. vigorous shoot to grow, cutting it backin fertilization, have so thoroughly con- fairly good claret of good body and.. ..,...:
Bunches and berries medium size, lat- the fall to a length of say five feet, vinced me of this, that males will be color. -
ter slightly oval and covered with a the latterals are cut short at five planted in my vineyard with every variety The Cynthiana is almost exactly
; handsome bloom. Quality is not first. leaves. These canes are allowed to having imperfect stamens. I am similar in appearance,growth and habit
class, about like Hartford but it bear as long as they do well. When really glad that to this question also, but has slightly larger berries, bunches
ripens from a week to ten days earlier. they cease to thrive others are trained Mr. Munson\ has now turned his atten- moreshouldered and heavier, must
to take their place. tion, without due regard to it we can less and
Ripen evenly. The first shipment of (juice) rough astringent, more
Champions this season, reached Philadelphia Speaking of the vines continuing to never emancipate ourselves wholly. spicy and sweet, and not quite so deepin
on the 24th of June and sold thrive as they grow older, Mr. L. citedan from Viniferas and Labruscas, those color as the Norton. The wine is

for forty cents per pound, which pricewas acre of Champions, owned by Mr.\ two main sources of our viticulturalevils. smoother, shows two or three degrees
Renault, at Waldo, and from whichhe alcoholic and
maintained for some days.* higher strength, resem-
Next we have the Hartford. This shipped for a month this spring, Burgundy, << Wine. bles the best Burgundy. Both are well
that are from seven to ten years old. known and in .
variety is a strong grower, but the appreciated Europe.The
berries shell off the stem so badly on The soil at Waldo is underlaid with CALIFORNIA BURGUNDY.A following is the analysis of the
ripening as to render it almost valu- clay, which approaches very close to soft, rich wine, of beautiful red Norton, as given by the Chemist of the
.the surface. .Mr. L. thinks, in all This wine is made from
color. the of at Washington
I less Ives follows, it does not ripen Department Agriculture -
evenly. The Concords come about fen probability, the grape will not suc- French Burgundy grape (Vitis Vini-- : .

days later than the Harfords, they ceed well except on such soil and in fera), grown in California, and is Specific Gravity........ ...... 9945
Per cent. Alcohol by weight.... 9.34
favored locations. On the other therefore an American-grown French .,
with Mr. and h *
ripen evenly Livingston volume. 11.70
thrive well. in countries hand, he cited an instance of vines Burgundy. At four years of age and Residue.... ........... 2.36
as as, grape U Total ash ........ ...
planted four ago by Col. Roper, this is ? 0.261
but,as they conflict with Black Eagles years upwards an exceedingly fine at Sugar............ ..... Trace
from Georgia in market, he does not of Gainesville, upon sandy soil, with wine, and we would recommend our .at, Total acid as Tartaric. 0.685
within three four feet of Fixed acid as Tartaric. 0.356
hard-pan or readers to lay down for future use a
find them profitable. The Delaware Volatile acid as Acetic. 0.075
ripens about ten days after the Concord the surface, which are still doing well. liberal lot of it. It will constantly increase o -Wine and Fruit Grower.
We might add the experience of Mr in value and in '
improve quality, :
does not ripen evenly her For The JEstivalis is native to Florida,
Steele, of Switzerland, whose vines are and do honor to any host at table. '.
he recommends the Her-
late grapes. growing wild throught the State. All
"flat woods"soil with
bemot and Louisiana, both probablyof upon poor AMERICAN BURGUNDY (NORTON-CYN- the varieties of this species includingthe
sand and hardpan sub-soil, or that of
our native JEstivalis species, thoughsome THIANA). foregoing as well as the Hebemot,
J. H. White, of Indian River, where
claim that the latter has foreign Very few people who drink and Hermon, St. Augustine and others,
vines been
have planted now some
blood. Aminia (Rogers Hybrid No. admire this beautiful American Bur grow to pertection in this State. Theyare
or eight if our
seven ,
39)does) the best of the Roger's varieties. years memory gundy know anything of the origin of not as desirable as other speciesfor Woo
soil and sub-soil. ,
serves us, sandy "
4 The Victor,an early sort,ripening: with upon the grapes from which it is made. A table use, but as they do so much

*H. Von Lulleshau of Waldo, says these Seville 'has a five-acre sweet potato brief sketch may not be uninteresting.The better here than other "bunch, grapes," :
were'in' not last Champions.DISPATCH. See his communication patch. '; r Norton (Syn. Norton Seedling, an effort should be made to improve :

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they are unexcelled, and we see no four ,pounds of lime with six or seven the previous year have not been re- remind me of the boy's letter
,.;, reason why their culture on a large gallons of water. Pour the lime mix- moved.-Norman J. Colman, U. S. that I read the other day. He was

.;. :.; scale should not prove very re unera- ture into the copper solution. Mix Com. Agriculture. in Columbus, and was inviting some

tive. The native or wild JEstivalis is thoroughly and the compound is readyfor << neighbor's boys of mine in Macon\ to

.: a good stock upon which to graft the use. Placed in conveniently sized Varieties of Grapes. visit him. It was a well written,
It is said that about thousand known
..= more delicate val ieties. Many varie- buckets it may be carried through the i manly, typical boy's letter good
and named varieties of have
ties which fail hereon their own roots rows ol the vineyard and applied to grapes enough to print. He enumerated the

grow vigorously on this stock. the leaves by the aid of brooms or been and are being grown in Europe, fun they would have, the walks, the
i and all these have
are supposed
<< wisps made of slender twigs, dipped washings, the watermelons, and, to
Mildew and Rot in Grapes.
been developed from one species ((Vitisvinifera
: Two different kinds of mildew are into the compound and then switched cap all, the birds' nests. Yes, hunting
which the
originally was
'T' and ]left to the ), birds' nests and carrying off the
known to be injurious to the vine. right so as spray foliage. wild of nature like those eggs
= This remedy is very highly recom- product and young birds, tickles the inner-
: One, the least injurious but most con- in thickets and forests.
:. spicuous of the two, grows abundantly mended. It is not necessary to en- our most soul] of a boy without ever reach-

upon the upper surface of the leaf and tirely cover the leaves. Care must be French Wines. ing his conscience. We old men

." .-. is prevalent in, dry seasons ; the otheris taken not to get any of the compoundon In the last six years the wine pro discountenance this bird's nesting
the berries. duct of France has fallen off 200,000000 ,- business. It touches our conscienceas
to be found chiefly on the under
:: surface the leaf and its developmentis 4. The powder of Mr. Poudechard.This gallons. In 1870 she exported a little relic of barbarism. But,
63,000,000 gallons. Today there is 'the Columbus had imited!
favored by moisture. The first is powder contains the following in- suppose boy
not enough wine made in France to his the of hawks owls
second gredients in the proportions given : forays to nests ,
'. named the powdery mildew,the
Two hundred and twenty-five poundsof supply her home demand, and last crows, and other birds of this class. I
the downy mildew of the grapevine.
.. air slacked lime ; forty-five pounds year she imported 118,000,000 gallons think the frown on our faces would
The one is Uncinula spiralis, the sec-
of more than she exported. have lightened into approval as we
.' ond is Peronospora viticola.It sulphate copper ; twenty pounds --.. ,
.\ sulphur (powdered) ; thirty pounds said: "Yes, kill every one of them,
; has been shown that what is gen- If the Maderia\ Islands (whence
ashes unleached) fifteen of smash their and wring off the
( ; gallons eggs, ,
erally known as the "Grape Rot" may come all our pure Maderias) were to
heads of the brats I can't
water. squalling ,
arise from distinct causes. 1st. From sink into the sea some fine day, we .
insects. 2d. From the downy grape- These ingredients are compoundedas could quickly replace their wines by raise a chicken for them."
.. follows Dissolve the of Now, there is a similar distinctionin
: sulphate
..:. vine mildew. 3d. From'a fungus drawing on our Southern vineyardsfor
\. named Phoma uvicola. The last produces copper in the water : when thoroughly a supply of fine old Scuppernong. insects. The larger number are
J dissolved, the solution the invaders of man's property, in one
the disease now specifically re- pour upon
"The Black Rot." It lime which is surrounded by the ashesto way or another. But a respectable
cognised as ap
'.d keep the liquor from spreading EIl 01110Io number are valuable allies to man In
. '- pears during the latter part of June or ; 1.
after twenty-four hours add the sul his ceaseless fight against insect ene-
after ains
in July, usually : protracted ,
..;, fogs or heavy dews succeeded by hot phur, thoroughly mix the compound, (Reported (especially PATCH.for )the FLORIDA DIS- mies. It is to this class of man's insect -

weather. The first manifestation of ashes and all, and sift through a sieve MAN'S INSECT ALLIES. allies to which I desire to call

with meshes of one-eighth of an inch. your attention in this paper. Each
the disease is brown with dark
a spot a read by Prof. J. E. Wlllet, before the
class of animals has its carniv-
the half This preparation may be made several Georgia Horticultural Society, at its'elev- great
central or
: point upon grown enth anuual session, at Fort Valley, Ga., tribes. The have )
months before it is required for use. orous quadrupeds
nearly matured berries. This spot increases July 28, 1886..
in size and, intensity of color, Its application is made simply by We have had insects on trial from. the cat tripe, lions, tigers, etc., the
f" dusting it the foliage of the vines The birds, the owls and hawks; the fish,
: upon to measures against
and soon minute, shining pimples or year year. i
pustules begin to protrude above the after a heavy dew or rain with any them have been vary sweeping. Much the sharks, and the reptiles, the

.' epidermis,finally the whole berry, still spraying or dusting device ; that fig- time and money have been spent in snakes. This seems to be a provisionto
ured and described in the"Report of and for insects prevent the hurtful multiplicationof
adhering to the vine, shrivels and devising traps poisons ;
.,, : dries up, turns to an intense bluish- the Entomologist for 1883, being well in mixing kerosene and whale-oil, in any one class. The insects fall
adapted to this The con- ", arsenic and London under the same law. Each great
y,;J. black color, while the entire surface is purpose. "doctoring up,
venience of this application renders this and in insect order of insects has its tribes of car-
:! roughened with the little pustules above purple, importing pow-
..;,.I mentioned. in which are imbedded the powder especially well suited for use der seed from Dalmatia and the far nivora that prey upon insects. I will

', spore-forming sacs of the Phoma. in the larger vineyards. off Caucasus, and the United States give some illustrations under each

"to ( 1. Dissolve in ten gallons of water, 5. The ordinary milk-kerosene emul- Government supports an entomolo- order.

.: .. five pounds of sulphate of copper. sion (see report of U. S. Entomologist, gist with a corps of assistants and 1. THE HYMENOPTERA.

,',- Soak, the stakes and whatever may be. 1884, p. 331), with the addition of two draughtsmen, and the good State of The Hymenoptera include the bees,

to five cent. of carbolic acid and will nat- the the hornets, the daubers,
.: 1 used to tie up the vines, in this solution ] per Georgia soon inaugurate a wasps

"Ij + and, as soon, as, the leaves are the same percentage of glycerine and uralist, all to investigate, hunt out and the ichneumons, the ants, the gall .

:1 j fully formed, thoroughly spray them then diluted in twenty to fifty parts cr destroy the pesty insect disturbers of flies and the saw-flies.

;; with the solution, using for this pur- water to one of the emulsion. Sprayon the agricultural and horticulturalpeace. Many years ago (how many I do
':' The the under surface of the leaves by not care to say) I noticed a large cat-
:; : pose any fine spraying apparatus.
w:i "cyclone nozzle" with fine aperture, means of a cyclone nozzle of small ap I have not a word of condemnationfor erpillar on a night-blooming jesamine,

j :,.- described and illustrated in Riley's erture. This is known in France, the destruction of insects which the green body was hairy all over with

Report as Entomologist for 1883, is where its use has been attended with invade man's property.; I have justa little silken balls; suspecting some-

,probably the best device for that pur- satisfactory results, as the "Riley Pro- word to take back of what I have thing wrong, I placed the caterpillarwith

;;; ;_' pose. r Repeat the operation occasionally cess"-having first been proposed by been saying to your body from year to some jesamine leaves under a

:; :(; say once, in two or three weeks. Dr. C. V. Riley. year. Dominion over and the subdu- tumbler. In a few days two or three

:. r. 2. Make a mixture of lime and wa- The free application of the sulphateof ing of animals was a divine injunc- dozen of small flies were flying around

,..; .: ter as one ordinarily prepares white- copper and lime appears not only to tion to the first man. But this does under the. tumbler. They had

<;! ,. waih. Apply this in'the same man- act as a preventive against mildew, but not include the promiscuous destruc- emerged from the little silken balls,

: ner as .No. 1, using a nozzle with a black rot also. As a further protec- tion of every insect that comes in the, or cocoons, in which these chrysalidshad

., larger aperture. After rains the ap- tion against the latter disease it is recommended way. Some persons will kill every undergone. their change. The

plication should be renewed. that Poudechard's Powderbe moth that flutters around the lamp, little worms, from which they came,

3. In twenty-two gallons of water scattered over the grounds in the and some feel especial self gratulationin had passed their youth in the body of

..::1.I '_. dissolve eighteen pounds of 'sulphate vineyard, especially where all theY hunting to the death every droning the caterpillar, and when full grown

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had cut their way' out through his The destructive. insects of these are a littler larger than house-flies but of which every individual was preparedto
skin, and spun the little cocoons. three incidents all belong to the' tribe more bristly. At the North, the grass- do his own sucking. The wild. .
The crops of tomatoes after Julyare 1 Ichneumonidal of the order Hymen-! worm or army-worm is more destructive goose roots spread themselves to furnish -
much infested with the same caterpillar optera. The ichneumons are very to the grasses and hay, than is our sap to the tree, and the aphides spread '
most of which show their numerous. They resemble slender cotton-worm to the cotton plant. They themselves to tap it all away, and it
little cocoons. The caterpillars are \wasps. The females are characterizedby sweep in great armies over the meadows was "nip and tuck" between roots and
dwarfed by these parasites and never 1 long bristle-like ovipositors, with ,and leave them bare, as ifaf fire had aphides for a week or two. I began to .
mature. They should not be killed, i which they pierce the bodies of their consumed them. Ruin seems to threatenthe fear the tree would succumb, and my
as thereby dozens of friendly allies victims\ and deposit their eggs. Their country. But the Tachina flies coveted plums would never blush with
will be destroyed. i movements are very quick, and they are getting in their work, and by the their coveted nectar. But, at the
' I was studying the cotton-w rm, in seem to be always on the look out for' time the caterpillar is grown, most of crisis, I noticed one morning a modest
1878 on a government commission.One something. The ichneumans are the them will be found to have one or more little red lady-bird stepping about the
problem was to learn how the great family of Pinkerton's det ctives Tachina eggs glued on to their necks. aphides. In a few days, I saw among ,
worms passed the winter. Some said among insects. Each spry little female The maggots from these penetrate the the aphides a red and black larva. It
the caterpillars went into the earth, carries a reticule full of eggs, worm and cut short their lives. Most was very quiet. Then came another,
.and'hybernated as pup or chrysalids.Prof. which she places to the best advan of the gray striped fles, which we see and another, until there were half a j
C. V. Riley asked me to watch tage, and which are worse than dyua- about houses and gardens belong to dozen or more at different points. I
carefully the fall broods just before mite to the unfortunate caterpillars, this friendly class. They all look never saw them disturb anything, but
frost to see what they did. Sufficeit which are made to entertain and hatch very meek and amiable, but they liveon they were always near the aphides, .
to say that they did just what them. the blood of other insects. and always fat. And then came a small '
other broods have done; they webbedup 2. LEPICLOPTERA.The 4. COLEOPTERA. black lady-bird with a red spot on
on the cotton plant, and showedno Lepicloptera includes the but- The Coleoptira include all the beet- each wing, and in a few days its larva, .
disposition to go into the ground. terflies and the moths. Their young les, such as the melon-bugs, the carpet showing nothing but a body coveredall
Others had said that they had gath- constitutes the great army of caterpillars beetles, June-bugs, the bessybugs.the over with white silken tassels. This
ered the chrysalids about frost and which are the supreme feeding borers of forest and fruit trees, the last frilled fellow is called "the lions
placed them away under cover, and ground of the carnivorous insects. In lightning bugs, the weevils, and the whelp,".from its carnivorous propen-
that the chrysalids had lived several the three insects just related, a cater- lady-birds. These few common names sities. And the swarm of aphides
weeks through freezing weather. The pillar was the "party of the second give but a poor suggestion of the 8,000 ceased to increase, they only held their
experiments had not been finished, so part," an ichneumon being the "partyof species of Coleoptera in the United own. And then a few Tachina-flies
I collected lot of about the first Of the raised
a chrysalids, part. States. What boy has not noticed the some blind footless maggots
t the time of frost, and put them awayin hosts of moths and butterflies, I do not small deep holes in the hard garden- among the aphides, and in a week there
a drawer in my house; instead of recall one species which is truly car- walk, in the spring, and has not fished was no sign of an aphis, but hundredsof
the chrysalids remaing dormant all nivorous. They fleece man on every for the borers of the holes? A small their empty shells lined every leaf.
i: winter, the shells of some of them side, without furnishing a single thief straw thrust to the bottom of the The lady-birds and the Tachina
burst and two three cotton moths taken. flies had done
or their work effectually.The . moved about as if by some
came out in the usual time, but, be- 3. DIPTERA. mysterious force underground. But, army of aphides had gone where ,
f hold! out of most of the shells came The Diptera have only two wings on,suddenly jerking the straw out of "the woodbine twineth." I never saw
ichneumon flies. The eggs had been and include the gnats and the count- the hole, an ugly worm with a curious aphis lion, or lions-whelp, or Tachina
laid in the caterpillar and the young less flies. I was once passing a knob on his back is dragged up from maggot disturb an aphis, but the '
had rioted on its juices, and had tomato vine in my garden, and observ- his cave. If placed at the hole again, former were always fat, and there is a .
exhausted it when in the chrysalid ing some motion among its 1 leaves, I the worm disappears again down its strong case of deliberate, willful, cold-
stage. Most of the last brood of found, on examination, a huge tomato cavernous depths. This the boys call' blooded murder against them. The
cotton-worms had been parasitized, I worm. It was greatly excited, tossingits Jack-worm. Jack-worm dug the hole lady-birds should be cherished. All
and had perished in this stage. This clumsy head from side to side. and lies at the bottom, in waiting for ; but one species feed on insects. Don't '
amounted to little in Georgia, for the Directly a bristly fly, black, with its a stray ant, bug, or worm, which may I forget the nursery rhyme and the ten-
cold kills the caterpillar, chrysalidsand hinder abdomen a flaming red, darted incautiously come within. When the der feeling of childhood toward them.
moths, but in South Florida down and struck the caterpillar "tailon Jack-worm matures and passes the 5. HEMIPTERA.
where the moth survives all winter it ," as the sailors say. The cater- pupa stage, there issues from the holea The hemiptera,or aphides, pumpkinbug
is a great gain to have the last brood pillar threw its head round in locust
great beetle, with hard wings speckledover singing Lincoln bugs, and ,
of cotton-worms thinned out by the terror. In a moment another red- with metallic colors. These lice of many kinds, have beak-like .

parasites.The tailed fly struck it a second blow, and bright, nimble beetles, green, yellow mouth for piercing, and not adaptedfor
gardeners saw, about 1875, for the caterpillar threw is head to the and blue, are frequently seen running seizing or holding. Two familiesof
the first time in Georgia, the; white other side. And, so these female flies about in the sun. They love heat and them only furnish carnivora. In
cabbage butterfly. It is now too well (for they were females) kept their
up sand. They are in search of insect gathering cotton-worms at one time I
known. This English butterfly appeared cruel bombardment on the poor, fat, food. While young they lurked as found one impaled on the back of a .
near Montreal about the year helpless caterpillar, until they saw me assassins in their dark.den, but when flat bug, resembling a squash bug.
1859. It had not brought with it its and flew away. Looking at the cat- grown they hunt the highways as open The worm was held up in the air, and '
natural English enemies, and for terpillar with, I found its pretty robbers. the bug was quietly absorbing its
eighteen to twenty years it had its green coat discolored where the bristlesof Not many tribes of the Coleoptera juices. Bed bugs and lice belong to
own way. It pervaded the: States east the flies had pierced it, and on this are carniverous. The Coccinelidae, this class, but as their personal atten-
of the Mississippi, one after another, space I found two or three eggs off, or lady-birds, are striking exceptions. tions to man hardly entitle them to be -
and became the terror of the raisers of the flies. And here was the secret. I will illustrate them by a story of the classed among his insect allies, I will
cabbages.: But within the last five These industrious females had been wild-goose plum. I have only one not descend into particulars.
years its chrysalids have been giving laying their eggs on the smooth skin tree. It bore plums for the first time 6. ORTHOPTERA.
forth an American ichneumon, which and at the same time it last
penetrating year. I watched anxiously its The orthoptera include the crickets,
has found it to its taste, and our ento so that their which blooms and leaves. :
breathe I young maggotts After the fruit the katy-dids, the grasshoppers, the ':
mologists more freely.
hatched out some from chrysalidsfrom would hatch out in an hour or two, had set and a good crop was in sight, devils horses, the roaches, and the ear- ..,:i ;..
my garden. Its power for evil would find holes ready through which the aphides, or plant ]lice appearedon wigs. In calling the roll, the devils' .',. ,
will doubtless be curtailed by this insect they might penetrate to the rich juices It. Thev soon swarmed over its horses, or'mantidx, alone respond as >,
enemy. within. These were Tachina-flies. They i I I limbs,leaves and fruit,a countless host, insect eaters. Like all assassins, theyr ..
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:a. ,k so that the naturalists call them man- sectivorous. But as the plant eaters 1 list of insects, many of which are apiary and if the ants are at work on

,; tidas, which means prophets, or soothsayers are more prolific, the same as among classed among the destructive or an- any colony it can be easily told by the
":r ; In Italy the peasantry con- .!'animals, I think I may safely say that noying ones, like the mosquito, of sounds given out by the harrassed
I suit them as to where their stray cattle one of every hundred insects is watch- which it is very fond, and will catch 1 bees.: When discovered, get a light

.:. or goats have gone, and the mantis ing the other ninety-nine with refer- and eat by the dozens every evening, and follow their line of march back to
:. points the way to them with his long ence to making a meal of it for itself when they are plenty. That they destroy their nest and destroy it, killing as

arms The Hottentots worship them. or its young. Indirectly this one becomes a great many bees is without many of its occupants as possible.
.';, But the very devotional behavior of an ally of man. question, but still I do not think that After they are once cleared out of a
:.: the devils' horses is sheer hypocrisy. This class of humble friends should their depredations would interfere seriously neighborhood and the ground cleanedup

.. One of their ladies has been seen to I be cherished. Spare the ichneumonsand with success in bee-keeping if they are not apt to return in any

devour her husband, and as she the wasps, spare the tachuna flies, i it were not that some seasons they quantities. I have never lost a colonyof .
; smacked her lips over his quivering spare the lady birds, spare the devil's catch many queens when out to mate, bees by these depredators, but some
.:,; limbs, her countenance said, "good horses, spare the roaches and the mosquito and even in this they are not as de-
.,.' husband! good husband! hawks, and spare the spiders.It structive as one would expect, who i favorable to their multiplication have
: 7. NEUROPTERA. is becoming a question, whether : saw them swarming about the apiary.Mr. only succeeded in overcoming them
': The neuroptera include the May these friends should not be cultivatedby A.. J. Smith, a neighbor, a skillful after suffering considerable loss. While

/, flies, the mosquito-hawks, the doodles, I the Government. An insecteatingbug bee-keeper, and a reliable I man, tells starting an apiary and getting your
and others which have no common was introduced into this country me that out of fifty young queens grounds in shape, probably as good a
'name. Host of the small order are from rope, year before last, to cope raised this season during the visits of way as any is to make a stand for each
insectivorous. The doodle recalls our with some' special insect. The plan the mosquito hawks, forty-five were hive, or one for every two hives, such j.

childhood, when we dropped ants into might be extended to distributing our fertilized, and are now doing duty in as described by J. W. Barclay, in the _
:; its comical pitfall and watched its home allies from one State to another, prosperous colonies. I have ,kept a FLORIDA DISPATCH,of July 12th, Page

T conical maneuvers in securing its prey, where they are most needed. Queen less strict account of my own queens, 478, but there are great advantages .
which it could not capture in open bees emigrate from State to State but think the record would run about in having your hives sit either upon

: chase. By keeping one in my room, through the mails ; why may not a the same, and would compare, well the ground with short pieces of board
I have seen the round silken cocoons, lady bird,or tachuna fly, or ichneumonfly with that of other sections of the front and back for it to rest upon, or
which it spun round itself, when it or mos *ito hawk, or devil's horse, United States, all having their partic- else to near enough so that an

,".: would become a pupa, and from or even auder. go with a Govern- ular bee enemies and suffering moreor alighting board reaching from the
i ; which cocoon it escaped as a four-! ment stamp fiMaine: to Florida, or less loss from their depredations ground to the entrance can be used.
winged fly, much like a small, slender from Savannah t ..san Francisco? The loss of workers by musquito hawksis Stands of all kinds and contrivances I

I ,', mosquito-hawk. I catch a few winged J.'E. WILLET, apt to be alarming to the novice at for keeping ants away from the' hives

ones every year, which have come into Com. on Entomology.Macon beekeeping, and is quite serious where while they still swarm upon the ground j
"i < the house to the light. The sole food Ga. there are but. two or three colonies j about them, are nuisances and should ,
N OTE.-Why may not It be "In the good
: : of the doodle through its whole exis- time coming" that the Government will establish kept. In larger apiaries little effect I be done away with as soon as possible. 1
a great conservatory in Florida for
tence is ants, and the genus is well the raising of insect.parasites,and distribute can be seen, as the bees are breeding Other and smaller ants are often
them in proper season to the States, as they j
called myemeleous, or ant-lions. now distribute young shad? Why may not heavily at this time of year, and one seen about the hives, and sometimes
the great seed dealers entomologists ,
keep consulting
When in search of cotton worms in and contract with their customersto or two good colonies will produce daily along the edges under the cover, but ..
send them by mall or express, in due sea- j
., Florida in 1878, I saw on a cotton leaf son,the proper parasite to take care of their more bees than are killed by all the none of them do any harm worth noting J
several small whitish eggs mounted a squashes peaches?, and And green why not corn we, and horticulturistsorder pears and enemies combined. A mere handfulof I as they are only at work on deador
quarter of an inch above the surface so many from dozen these of great cocclnellce hatcheries when, by the mail first, bees with a good queen will rapidly crippled bees that have been
: of the leaf on little silken stalks. They aphis many appears hundreds on our of wild libel-lolldsa goose plums when, andso the build up to a good 'strong colony in crushed, or those thrown out by the

were eggs of the Chrysopa, or golden- probable mosquitos as are Edison's particularly theory bad about? This earth is cur-as the spring, notwithstanding the 1I10stplentiful other bee The white ants, termites,
; eyed, lace-wing fly. The are rents in this morning's paper. Lo g live the visits to the of this wood lice called
eggs parasites! Long live the entomologists! apiary or, as they are apt
," elevated, probably to protect them fierce enemy. to eat up the cleats under the hives so
from ants. A near cousin to this The only remedy that I have learnedof 1 that they need renewing occasionallybut
chrysopa is said to build a little paling fLpiaF so far for these fellows, is to thrash they do not affect the bees in any
: fence around its eggs, to protect the them down with switches while flying
.5 eggs and the young brood that is BEE ENEMIES IN FLORIDA.By thickly before the hives at evening.It way.One more item in connection with

I:: hatching from them. These lace-wing One of the State's Pioneer Apiarists. is claimed that this will frighten ants that I nearly forgot to mention is

flies arc very destructive to aphides, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH. away to a great extent those that are the inclination .of some of the smaller
.. ,and j by their ravages among them In the whole list of enemies of the not killed at once. Those who wish varieties to attack queens and their
: have won the name Aphis-lions. honey bee in this State, which list is a can try this, but I have seldom resorted attendants while caged for shipping
: But the king of the insect-eaters is long one, probably the dragon fly, to it as I have so far been able to through the mails. Southern queen .
the large tribe of Libellulidal, or bee hawk or devil's darning-needle succeed satisfactorily at bee-keeping raisers use a fine brass wire nettingover

c; ,: dragon flies/:or mosquito-hawks. They (Libellulse), as it is variously called I, without it. their cages, with meshes so close
":, are immense in size, keen of sight, is the most destructive. It is a four- Next in order, in degree of destructiveness that the ants cannot get through,but it

,J i f '.." strong) jawed, and fly for short distances winged fly, puts in an appearance to- is the large red or warriorant. is always a safe plan to keep all caged
I '. ', backwards and sideways. Theirs wards evening, and continues its work These ants live in decayed woodor queens after received or before ship-
s.7' prolonged flight in fanciful circles until dark. Here they make their under old stumps or piles of trash, ment on a stand surrounded with

through the air is not for amusement, first appearance in large numbers d ring and are usually plenty among pal- water or in some other way safely pro-

r but in pursuit of gnats, mosquitos, March, and continue so until late metto trees. They live in large colo-> tected from their.enemies..
':Z and every flying insect. A little observation in May, when they largely disappear, nies and will sometimes make a raid The apiary business- -*- is getting to be .
,: of their movements will soon but sometimes become quite plentiful L- a luckless colony of bees in the
L1. upon one of much profit in the section about
=" convince one of the voraciousness, and for a while again in the fall. evening and entirely destroy them bymorning. Apalachicola, and today there are a
of the success of their free-booting They are voracious eaters, andif .
dozen stands where two yean ago there
A,'. ways. they confined themselves strict- Remedies -clean up the ground was but one.
But I must close. The illustrations ly to a honey bee diet would surely thoroughly about your apiary, leavingneither For Printing of. .every descriptionwrite

-.' I have given show that man has many interfere very seriously with apiacul- stump, rotten root, hollow tree to C. W. DaCosta, JacksonvilleFla. .
:''_, insect allies. Probably one species of> ture. here... Being gross feeders, how'f orpiles: of rubbish, for them to nest in. .

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Ille JJlorida ,is afch. Harrestlntr Rice. tity of actual potash. Northern growers i expenses were paid, while others who

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: are finding kainit an excellent fertilizer' sent at the same time and no better ,
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I JACKSONVILLE, FLA., AUGUST 16, 1886 i Will some one of your subscribers, for peach trees, and apply it with a stock to commission men, netted one .
I who has had inform
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. I II liberal hand. dollar or more per crate.
Ii I i through your columns of the best Will the moss rope used by Mr. Something must be done about rates
Western Storms.New method of rice? Should itbe'
I harvesting .
Home stretch as the grows, or must it of freight and time of transit. As
Town, a village in northern left in the field until.all the grainsare
be loosened each year to prevent it matters now stand growers had much
Wyoming, was nearly swept out of ex- hard, or is it best to cut it while a
from strangling the trees. better let the land lie idle, than to
istence the 12th inst. terrific is stilt "in milk and then
... on by a portion ,
In this settlement all seedling lemon, grow crops solely for the benefit of
;. storm of rain and hail. hang it up until ripe?
'. and all Sicily lemons, or sweet oranges transportation companies and commission -
.4 Yours respectfully, that were budded upon lemon stocks, men. Hundreds have not made
; Bricks and Tilelng.
I were killed to the ground. Sicily expenses, for fertilizers, crates, etc., to
-.0 Mr. W.P. Butts Sorento Florida I
, Crescent City, Fla., August 3d.
'I says he has tempered and burned clay f lemons that were budded upon sour say nothing of pay for their time and
.. Fortification of Florida Coast. stocks twelve labor. "Half loaf is better than .
orange to eighteen a no
less for and that
more or forty years,
' with machinery he can make The Board of Fortifications and inches above the ground, went throughthe I bread," if no vegetables are grown,
Coast Defences appointed last year by freeze comparatively uninjured.The the transportation lines will have none
better ware there than from bed
President Cleveland in
obedience to of sweet trees on to better them at half the
tops orange carry, carry
of clay he knows elsewhere.
the act of Congress have made their
lemon remained fresh and "kill the
.'i. f roots green present rates, to goose
.." Wilson Strawberry.. report. They report that St. Mary's, for a long time after the freeze, and that lays the golden egg."

.t ,': The American Agriculturist says Fernandina, St. Augustine, Key West, were, apparently,as little hurt as seed- Let us have some statistics about

that of the varieties of strawberries Cedar Keys, Tampa, Apalachicola and ling trees near by. But they died pomegranates,probable yield and num-

..;: sent to the Chicago market the past Pensacola, are all susceptible of suc- finally,and a close examination showed ber of bushels\ per acre, price, kind and

season, none are credited with so many cessful attack by an enemy, especiallyone I that the bark of, the lemon stock was quantity of fertilizer needed, time required -

'0 good qualities as the old stand! by, of strong naval equipment, like killed at the surface of the soil. The to bring to bearing, etc.

Wilson, which has held its own against England or Spain, and recommendthat earth froze from one to three inches There must be some mistake about

; all new comers. defensive works be constructed as deep, and remained so most of the the item saying that Champion grapes

.4. early as practicable at Cumberland time for four days ; this freezing of the had been sold by Pane oast &Griffiths,

City Speculation. Sound, Key West and Pensacola, for surface soil to the bark killed it. Sweet in Philadelphia, for forty cents per ,
", The city of Savannah has purchased which an expenditure of $4,950,500 is
oranges may do as well,or even better, pound. There was a note from themin
the Dillon land south of Anderson
necessary. budded at or below the surface, but I the DISPATCH, some weeks ago, say-
street known as Dillon Town, ninety Current-Comment.- want my lemon trees on sour orange ing that they had sold grapes for Mr. "

seven acres, and will lay it out into The success of G. L. Taber with stocks, and budded at least twelve L., of Waldo, Fla., at forty cents per
lots for sale and aristocratic
occupation as an peaches, as recorded in the DISPATCH; inches above the ground. pound. I wrote to him at once, inquiring \

suburb, expecting torealize,w of July 26, proves what I have all I have had it in mind for some time to what variety it was for whichhe

two hundred or more thousand dollars along maintained, namely: that the bring up what I considered a serious received that price. He replied \

:. profit to _the. city .treasury..*_ time would come when Florida would objection to the Fruit Exchange as at that it was an unnamed seedling of the J

:,: Cattle Disease in Illinois. supply the Northern markets with present organized, viz ; the fact that European grape (Vitis vinifera), from

; A disease is prevailing among the their earliest peaches, and when later the shares of stock are so high that his old 'home in Europe. I do not be-

,; cattle in Champaign county, Illinois, peaches of excellent quality would be very few can afford to buy them, not lieve that anyone'would pay forty

'\ which is thought. to' be the Texas abundant here. one grower in ten. cents per pound for Champion, whichis

fever introduced by cattle taken out I saw peaches retailing in the Philadelphia While I was thinking, N. W. has a grape of such poor quality as to

from Chicago for feeding. A lot ship- market in September at ten done this so well that there is nothingleft be unsaleable when any other varietycan

ped from Texas were driven out for cents apiece, or three for twentyfivecents. for me to say,except that I heartily be obtained.'V. .
::': pasture, nearly all which have died Of course,they were very large, endorse all he says. The incident of C. STEELE. .;.

y,,;: '. and the disease is spreading among and extra fine-looking'OJ!!: A peaches* but the raspberry., 0-growers in Illinois bringsto 0- Switzerland-, Florida.--..... ---

) the stock of the country._ there is no reason why we should not mind my own experience while Dairy Products.

'. ----- -A ----- ----- grow them fully equal in every respectto rarsing small fruit of all kinds in The Indian River Sun bemoans the .

Farmers' Congress. any that'are grown elsewhere. Northern Indiana. The regular growers fact that with over 50,000 cattle within .'' .
On the 25th instant the Farmers'National -
One thing Mr. Taber and the editor could combine and keep their her borders, Brevard citizens, with
will at the
Congress convene
both neglected to state, and that was products up to a fair living price, but scarcely an exception, get their fresh _
Minnesota State Fair Grounds between
"- the character of the soil on which every year some farmer who grew a butter out of oleomargarine tubs, dig
'k' the two cities of St.Paul and Minne
these peaches were grown. I have few quarts more than he needed for new milk from tin cans, and pay fif-
I The Flondian "Florida
apolis. says: heard,it said that peaches could not home use, would bring in a few inferior teen cents a pound for tough steak.

will send two delegates, Governor. be grown in Florida, except. on a clay berries and sell them at any price he These facts are not so surprising as .
.David Walker virtue of his
I .4'I by con- soil, or at least a soil resting upon a could get and often knock the bottom they might seem, when we. consider
:t.nection with the
Agriculture College, clay subsoil. Can any one say posi-- out of the market. that cattle raising, conducted on a large

-,.} and Captain P. Houstoun, as delegate tively, from experience, that this is a The plan proposed by N. W. is the scale, is as district, from dairying as

.w.r a :'t from the First Congressional. 4 District"f' mistake? best that I have heard of,every growerin orange culture from potato growing.Yet .

\, The State Park Association. I hope that Mr. Taber ,will reporton the State could -take at least one the conditions which make cattle .,

': This association which acquired the the quality of the Kelsey Japan share and would then be interested in raising profitable will some day make .

grounds near this city, formerly be- plum as soon as they ripen.I : its success. I hope that steps will be this a good dairy region. The writer ,

longing to the Duval County Agri- think that his formula for ferti- taken at once to organize such a Union.I I remembers when the owner of an Iowa .

.:. cultural Society, are considering the lizer is hardly strong enough in potashfor have always approved the idea of: herd of a thousand head hardly made

w. ': propriety of leasing their park to some peach trees. As it contains only the Fruit Exchange, though I felt thata butter enough for family use. With

party who will keep the same in repair 150 pounds of muriate of potash per serious mistake had been made in the increase of population and values

I and maintain it in condition for State ton, and he only uses from onefourthto the attempt to carry it out. But the of real estate came, first of all, fences,

:" fair and other public purposes. They one-half a ton per acre that only Exchange has made a disastrous failure followed by smaller and better bred

have made an assessment of thirty-five gives from thirty-seven to seventy-five this season in handling'tomatoes. herds, creameries and cheese factories, '

.' per cent,upon the stock. to payoff in- pounds of muriate of potash per acre, Growers here who shipped to the Ex- until half the country is a dairy farm. 'Kf)f .

'; debtedness. or not more than one-half that quan- change realized almost nothing after Florida is still in,the chrysalis state, x'

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but the same process of evolution is in The fig crop is nearly consumed, which has cut a passage through the .

progress. We see its evidences in the oc- and only the large purple appear in shell banks nearly forty feet deep. ]JVEeteopoIogical. .. ., I

casional importations of blooded stock the. market. ..... ,
One hundred and fifty dollars' worth >;:; -'
and the establishment of dairies nearer, LA.Ending ..Iaq'1ua b 'OTJ w .w..: ,,. ,4 ..
The Index says the orange crop in of watermelons, 100 bushels corn and J0 _3_o"3 zt i---i: 'It,
: : : as as
the larger cities. The good things of the lake region will exceed that of aayprevious fifty bushels of pears from a portion 1886 a1B1s e waAV oo r.. ,', ".,..'

this world do not come all at once, year. .over three acres is the record of Thos. I-. A. '
and for the must be 12 'JIPJwnH 90 i'q'*00*':M:_q 30_)O o '
present we con- U.S.
The crops in Levy county are Chambers, Plant City. JACKSONVILLE &nup U'BaIxxrLJX I ) ) )>-jo i r.G -
tent with tub butter canned'milk and "
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excellent The Jacksonville and Pablo Rail- : t St .
reported notwithstandingheavy : OBSKUVATION: .
lean steak, but the march of progressis ;3 'f11 laA I I ta IQ nom:) r-t Corps .
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rains. way Company have had three routes :s "':S __
unceasing, and South Florida will ., :: SignalCorps
Watermelons surveyed from Arlington and will ) 3 .uoJ'aaJIU} .
are becoming
scarce, I ;?; W Signal
yet sell to the outside world more S.A. HW -S
and but the freshest now determine the most eligible and C1l1JZOO12a2a2
none are permitted
Ending EndingAugust' _____
thad she has
dairy products u-
bought. OFFICEOF o U.S. ---
in the city. push the road to completion.The : OFFICE .
-Enterprise sqjpajpunqPUB )
-. .. The Eustis Fruit-Growers' Association new Cuban fast mail train of k g E II1JJUJW saqouftnnraiaji SIP UJ U eo I.X0' 38. sealevel.level.'Sergeant S

Cocoanuts. hold regular meetings once a fort- the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West :ee SERV :sea ,

A sufficient number of cocoanut night. They convened last Saturday.The railway attracts great attention : 'I .Xlpkf I cs-Jr qqqqqoq..._iCO '='1. 72.0.tosea SMITH

S palms have been growing in South South Florida railroad shops at through South Florida, reminding of for 8ioVAI VAI; a...- --- U1JaJ'l OO.1-_OO_:_8ac 29.86.,...,u -

Florida for forty years to fully dem- Sanford have turned out a new and the early days of fast trains on the -IP ? I cc N oooooooo.,,.,. IP'O m W.
onstrate the of and New York Central. E-4 ------- --- lowest owhom I
certainty success,
improved pile driver and wrecking mmJX'8J'l I 0000000 o..:et'id'5 99 :
these trecs'compare most favorably The ,Tropical Fiber Company is now tagooooocacScs ;

with the most successful in other car.The in successful operation at Sanford, and ..Ia-3WOJtg I Q-"WAOx.10' eaoeo 30.20 93.0eadin"eadin: .
census of Florida recently reHighes
countries, both in quality and nua aua1Q gJ gggg meter
quan- pays out for labor and material in the ter a.
gives a population of 191,185
tity of product. But not until about prosecution of their business fifty dol- ----;, -..- -..- --Q, -
whites and 147,221 bla.ks; total, : : : : : ; :
six years ago was any attention givento 338,406. lars a day, which goes into the local MeteorologicalReport I :: ..!: :: : :--, .asd.. Q,)E as '
t- 'Q2a .Q-
this industry in Florida. About : 00
of the county. :s1 co ;;... >. : I
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that time a few thousand were plantedat < :o."tS. as cs: 'O ;
.. as
The steamer Picolata her last : as "tS"tS sI Highes V4)S Highes.VOTE.
on 0.
Ridge Vegetable-Growers' Association "': "'
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Lake Worth, a part of which are -...ass. _0 :-:......::;s
now in bearing. Since then residents met on the 10th instant. perfect its trip to Middleburg\ Clay: county, took t v.G.rGJnbJiiilpr's :::

I organization. up an engine, boiler and machineryfor
of Key West have planted several
the manufacture of that l
shingles at j2parJlntlitRATES
thousands on the different keys which Large sums of money have been
Messrs.\ & Burn-
are nearly all composed of coral sand, brought into South Georgia and North side place. the Houghton this OF! ADVERTISING. ...
are partners to new
varying in width from ten to one hun- Florida. this season from the sales of On application.
venture.A .
dred feet, and it is thought these keys watermelons. Subscription $it,04 per annum,in advance. fIn

will soon be devoted entirely to the Steamers on the Chattahoocheeon lot of household furniture shipped clubs of six or more,$1.50 each. '.',

growth of the cocoanut. Messrs. the 29th of July increased the rate at MacClenny for New York, by last To Subscribers. !' ':.,

Field & Osborne already have',about of transportation fifty per cent. on trip of the City of Palatka, was chargedseven Note See date printed of the slip on your paper (or wrapper) i"
expiration of
your subscription
80,000 growing on Key Biscayne.An account of low water. dollars and five cents railway and If In arrears please remit. .' '';,. ,

transportation to Jacksonville, and
advantage which Florida possessesover According to the Daytona Journal, Special to New Subscribers.
four dollars aud fifty-nine cents from New subscribers to the DISPATCH, will receive
the West Islands
India and othertropical
the water in the Halifax river
owingto here to New York by steamer. on application a colored map of Florida '
regions where the cocoanut is the immense rainfalls, has lost its free. Scale eighteen miles to the Inch. _

grown, is nearness to the United States usual saltness entirely. Some enemy of the canines in Ocala ....... SPECIAL CLUB RA?E& '. : .

market.-/ R. Sun. has been poisoning the dogs, andL: .- club THE DISPATCH with any paper .,
Fpur thousand factory hands at I or periodical published In the United States '
among them Dr. Anderson trnr"u: ; fine or Great Britain. Prices on application. "
A Sea-Shore Fruit. Augusta, Ga., are out of employment, Remittances should be sent by Check,
bird dog which was valued at $200. Money Order Postal Note or Registered Let
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: on a demand for more wages than the ter addressed to

I think you may add the fig to your factories can afford to pay. The Doctor offers twenty-fi dollars for C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, .

list. Around Cape Hatteras it information of the party who committed T ,, qo... TT.T 1:". Yr.A.
grows The boring of artesian wells is at-
the deed, and proposes to give him 55
and fruits finely. A large grove binds tracting much attention throughoutthe Ocean City .

the sand and is excellent for pigs and State. They will prove to be of warm work if found. Is located a short two miles from that

chickens as well as "folks." great advantage in many localities. Sanford Journal: The disagreement ancient and interesting town, Fernan-

S T. M. THORPE. between the stockmen of Volusia coun- dina and miles from
some thirty-five
The LeConte which has been
----- -- --- pear
FLO\lI; DIANA. extensively introduced ty and the Jacksonville, Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla. It has until recently -

throughout Key West Railroad has been amicably been known and admired as
South Florida is frnit
Eustis wants a canning factory. producing as settled by representatives of both parties the famous Amelia Beach. It is
in Middle\
successfully as Florida and
Strawberry plants are being set out Georgia.The the road agreeing to pay eight directly on the sea-shore, and art is .

in Clay county. dollars a head for all stock killed, and effectually supplementing nature in

The railroad bridge over the We- Sanford Fruit and VegetableGrowers' to use all diligence to avoid killing the laying-out and embellishment ofa

Association met on the 7th, stock. The road will be fenced at
kiva has been completed.The an handsome little city upon a site
and after some discussion vari-
upon early day. which has always been admitted to be
Fart Meade section havelemons
ous subjects, adjourned to Saturday,
enough for home use. September 7th. The South Apopka Horticultural[ unexcelled upon the South Atlantic .

coast as a sea-side resort. More distant -
Society perfected an organization on
James Mott\ of Orlando, peach
says Captain Walker of Fairbanks
says and renowned localities while
July 31st. A. E. Champlain, of Deer ,
trees should not be pruned.
that Florida. be made
can as good a Island Nurseries,was elected president; really not so eligible from }point? of .
Forest fires are devastating the wine-producing State California
by H. A. Hempel, of Gotha, J. E. Willis natural advantages, are at the same
northern portion of Wisconsin. utilizing our native fruits and berries I
time less than Ocean
of Oakland, and B. M.Sims, of Ocoee, enjoyable City. .
Tavares is'to have a large union and that a splendid article of wine,can vice-presidents ; D. W. Heath, from The Strathmore, at Ocean City, is

railroad depot for all the lines center- be ,made at a good profit. hotel under the '
the vicinity of Black Lake, secretary ; an elegant management .."

ing here. There is sai 1 ,to be a sinkhole not a S. L. Keith, of Ocoee, librarian. The this summer, of Mrs. T.V.. .
Tomkies. There is to be first-class
At Federal l Point the prospect for great distance from Starke 100 yardsin regular meetings of the society will be restaurant in connection a with the

oranges is much better than early In width with almost ,perpendicular held on the last Saturday in each Stathmore. Bath-houses and every <<

the season. walls. A stream runs into this sink, month, at 3 o'clock p. m. facility for surf bathing'abound.. <, .

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: : ; Two magnificent pavilions have ica. Address the Morning News, The Butter Question i iI I Turnip Seed-Cabbage Seed.

'" been erected here, also at the terminus Drawer D., Jacksonville, Fla. Now that Congress has taken the I Now is the time to put in Turnipsand

f butter question in hand and assumed Cabbage. Two hundred pounds
of the Fernandina and Amelia Beach """ "W" "" -r-B jj- '
:' Railway. Roofing. the prerogative of establishing a. monopoly just received. I have the-largest stockin
.: There is no better roofing than that for: butter makers, it may be, the State-fresh, pure and reliable.
The Fernandina and Amelia Beach
wise for our Southern farmers to WILLIAM ,
made of Iron, and we know of no pro
7 Railway is two miles in length, broad. vide for themselves and become independent 20 West Bay st, Jacksonville, Fla.
more reliable makers than the Cincin-
first-class in of the Northern and Western --
: gauge, every respect,
Plants for Sale.Wilson's .
nati Corrugating Co; They will cheer- Strawberry
;g .i(! "; parallel with. the shell-road, its western dairymen. It is time to dispel the Albany plants for deliveryin
fully give you informatton and pernicious illusion that fresh
any good, ,
terminus Centre Perr
( i being at the fall. BURY & ANDERSON,
r and their yellow butter cannot as well be
prices, you may depend on pro-
?. nandina, in common with the Florida Mandarin, Fla.
? c prompt and thorough execution of any duced here as at the North. The .* .__
i, -., Railway and Navigation, where perfect orders. common presentation, on the tables of "Peck's Monticello Farmer and

\ I z connections are made with all our rural population, of the soft,white, Grape Grower published at Char-

f :' trains of the latter, and with the greasy substance denominated butter, lottesville, Va., should be in the handsof
is by no means a necessity of the cli-
all and fruit Send
steamers entering Fernandina. From Live grape growers.
mate or the soil, but entirely attribu-
$1 to ,
the trains transfer is for
: no necessary table to the habits of the people and Charlottsville Va. and this
I : bound for the beach. The procure
passengers The Cow. the want of appreciation of the nat- valuable journal for one year. Circu-

',; local fares have been placed very low, ural advantages of the country. It is lation 5,784.
Your correspondent is right in re true that it is difficult in
I f : under the Commutation Ticket Systemnot more warm -
, } gard to the "Guinea" cow as being the than in cold weather to manage a Choice Improved
than street-car fares else- .
'1 .{. best forthe pine barrens of Florida, dairy properly, but now that ice is Nunan Strawberry Plants now readyat
.. I where-being about ten cents for ,the
and the cheapest reliance for the "poorman everywhere available at a cheap rate $2.25 per thousand. Special rateson
round trip, for twenty-trip tickets and does away with the least excuse for large quantities.T. .
who the native
upwards. It is therefore possible for depends upon the use of unpalatable butter and sour M. TILTON,

season sojourners to board in Fernan- grasses and the "orange" for support. milk of the ante-bellum South. Glen St Mary, Fla.
The late Mr.Thrasher brought severalof At Tallahassee the market has long .. .
dina, if desired, whence they can go Good Business In Florida.
< these diminutive animals from Geor- been supplied with first-class home-
:: as frequently to the beach as inclination made butter from the farms of Gov- A practical nurseryman, with experience -
gia, and disposed of them among our in this State, wants a
1; prompts, and very economically. ernor Bloxham, Judge Hilton, Mr. partner
.. citizens. I purchased a twoyearoldheifer Apthorp and others, and since return- with from $3,000 to $5,000 capital to

.. Notice the new advertisement of the and bull of him in 1875, and ing to my place here in 1872 my table enlarge his business. Good opening.

: Manville Nursery Company in our have raised two cows from the former, during the summer has been daily Address : W. C., Care this office.

columns of this week. We believe one of which I still have. These have supplied with butter from my own ( .
stock in all that Rocky Branch Nursery, Monticello, Fla.
j them worthy of a liberal share of your fine udders, but rather fleshy, and give respects equal to
common to the farms of the dairy re- Parties intending to purchase Le-
!i patronage. With all of our reliable only about six quarts of milk per day. gions of the North, of which I send Conte Pear trees will do well to place

'. nurserymen, why go out of the State They keep in good order through the you herewith a small sample made orders with me before the season to

.,! for trees. winter on the commons without feedor yesterday,.from cows running to grass plant opens. I have a choice stock of

J. care. They are as hardy as the and fed only a little bran, night and one, two and three-year-old trees, and

flit The patrons of the Mallory Line will goat, and about as domestic in their morning, to bring them to the stable. will not be undersold. Correspondence -
be glad to know that the rates of HARRISON REED. with nurserymen solicited.B. .

; freight by it between New York, Fer disposition.A South Jacksonville, August 11, 1886. W. PARTRIDGE,

; nandina, and Jacksonville, Fla., and far better stock for the stock- The sample is as fresh, sweet, and Proprietor. ..

: 1 :. Brunswick, Ga., have been reduced to i grower is the Asiatic or Brahmin, if it golden yellow, as ever came from York .

t tIf ; the following rates, taking effect, New can be procured. This was introducedin State dairy. It has the peculiarity It is a fact worthy of note that the
York August 2, 1886 : most successful book publishing housesin
j J ,
and Florida before the
l' Georgia war, characteristic of home-made butter in
1 23 456 ABCDEHF this country are those owned and
65 55 45 35 30 25 20 22 17 16 30 30 25 and was nearly exterminated duringthe this climate, namely, it retains its controlled by men who commenced as

Jacksonville being the basing point, "unpleasantness." In 1873 I pro- consistency in warm weather, while canvassers themselves. B. F. John-

E rates to all interior points in Florida cured two three-year-old\ heifers of a the imported product without ice son, who is head of the house of B. F.
; will be reduced in consequence of the low grade from Mr. Leonardy, of becomes thin oil. The color too is Johnson & Co., of Richmond, spent
I reduction made to that city. eight years in the field, traveling
Orange county. They were much remarkable much of the homemade
as so
A tariff is and other Southern
; complete now being pre through Virginia,
pared and all freight entrusted to our larger than the common stock, with product has a pale, colorless States. The junior member of this

: : care will be forwarded at the reduced long horns,fine udders, heavy quarters, appearance entirely devoid of the firm commenced canvassing for him a '

;.t 'I. rates. and coarse, heavy neck and limbs. true, rich yellow butter color. No few years ago in South Carolina, witha

',; Above rates apply from Boston, They were very wild and, apparently, greater luxury can appear on our cash capital of less than $10. Now
i ::. Providence and Philadelphia. they have the largest and most effi
tables than fresh home-made butter.It .
R 1t C. MALORY & Co., vicious. They were active and intel- cient force of agents of any house in

General Agents, ligent, and after long and patient is not more difficult to have this the South. Their large experience as

.. '1 i ;. Pier 20, E. R., N. .Y. kindness,and careful handling, ,became article here than in so called dairy canvassers enables them to place in

: :. R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, domesticated and entirely subdued. States. We trust our farmers and the hands of their agents only such
"1 Fernandina, Fla. books as are adapted to the wants of
One killed reckless fruit will give this matter the
was by a gunner, growers
I > J. M. CUTLER, Agent, the Southern people, consequently,
'\ Jacksonville, Fla. or malicious forager, and the other, attention it deserves. their agents share with them the reward -

,J I, ., the most incorrigible, has brought me of their good judgment in this
-, For the Campaign. two of the best cows for milk that I have SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.Improved matter.

.'I -' ." The publishers of the Jacksonville met with. The cow would give eight Wilson's- Albany -

; Morning News, wishing to place that quarts of milk per day, and continuedin Strawberry Plants, for sale by $ 100 t0$2'J 00 all YKAR n clear

z ::,:,!i., live daily within the reach of all milk two years after her last calf.: JOHN H. JACKS, made working for u". Agent l preferred who be

j :::1 readers, have offered it for the cam She was a good forager,and was never Mandarin\ Fla. can furnish their own horses and give their
I whole time to the business. Spare momenta
d'; paign, or until November 15, 1886, fed over a peck of bran per day when may be profitably employed also. A lew va-
cancies in towns and cities. B. F.JOHNSON.
'::1 < for One Dollar, cash in advance. milking. If the stock could be pro- For Sale. &CO., 1013 Main St., Richmond, Va.
,-. ;',..i cured of pure blood, I believe i it wouldbe r Mobile or Improved Noonan Straw-
; This is at the of less than
., rate $3.50 a
i better for this Southern
II.: country berry Plants for sale. Price, $3.00
i ,J;,.;' year, or less than half the regular than either the Jersey or the Durham, per 1,000. Larger quantities on ap- K

; price. The Morning News is a live or any of the choice breeds. They are plication. Delivered at the wharf or Fancy Poultry.

,-, : newspaper, the size of the New York more vigorous and ,hardy, stronger railroad station. I have raised straw- w. TV. FENDRICK
constitutions, and subsist on the wild berries for the past six years,and tried ,
.. Sun, containing the important news of Successor to Albert Fries,
far better. For all than varieties and find
grasses purposesof more twenty ,
20 varieties of Pure-bred
\' j the day, by-cable from abroad and stock-growing I believe them the this the. best. D. B. MILLS, Keeps Yards: Shell Koad,near 1toncr1erSpring.Fowls. .
A i : overland wire from all of Amei- beat. HARRISON Eggs for Hatching,$2 per dozen.P. .
!i parts REED. Welaka, Fla. O. Box 33L Jacksonville, Fla.
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FEVER and AGUE Q 1040 .p4: .
t All Trains of this Road are Run by Ceutizl (SOft'i 1 .
Meridian.. Time,which Is 33 Minutes 5tctlw,r .i W. G. TOTJSEY, aut ,

Or CHILLS and FEVER, than Jacksonville- Time. 'S i Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla. :


Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily,
'The proprietor of this celebrated medicine .
, as follows:
justly claims for it a superiority over all remedies NEW ORLEANS EXPEES SOUR ORANGE TREES

ever offered to the public for the SAFE, Leave Jacksonville daily at.......... .. 1:35: a m ,
CEBTACT, SPEEDY and PERMANENT careofQgneandFeverorChilleandFeverwheth. Arrive at Jacksonville dally at.......... 7:31< a m ..
Leave Callaham dally at......_............. 8:18 a In
I er of short or long standing. He refers to the Arrive at Waycross dally at........ .....10:15 a m 5.
entire Western and Southern country to bear Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V.R.R... 1:50 p m

1 him testimony to the truth of the assertion Arrive Arrive at at Thomasville Bainbridge daily dally :3:35: p p m m From i to li inches in Diameter
that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if Arrive at Chattahoochee dally at...... 4:04 p m
the directionsare strictly followed and carried Arrive at Pensacola via L. &N.R.RJuclG p m
out. In a great many cases a single dose has Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.B....... 2:30: a m
Arrive at New Orleans via L.&N.R.R 7:20 a m
been sufficient for and whole families
a cure
and from :IFLoolx.: :iOotrtozxxFor :Prices u
Pullman Buffet Cars to 4.1; :
have been cured by a single bottle with a ,
,, perfect ville and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and
restoration of the general health. It is, Mobile. .
however,prudent,and in every case more cer- FAST HAIL. .

tain to cute,fits use is continued in smaller Leave Jacksonville dally at.....?......... 2:00: p m
doses for a week or two after the disease has Arrive Jacksonville daily at..........!2:00 m Planting During Rainy Season of Summer.M.cTILLEI S
been checkedmore especially in difficult and Leave Callahan daily at.?................... 2:45 p m
this medicine Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:30: am
long-standing calel.Ulually Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40: p m
will not require any aid to keep the bowels in Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 4:40: p m
good order. Should the patient,however,re. Arrive at Jesup daily at........ ............. 6:15 p m
quire cathartic medicine,after having taken Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. fc:0... >:35: p m : :: :: c Fl.EEJ: :>,
three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose Arrive at Savannah dally at............... 7:58: p m
Of .KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS Arrive at Charleston daily at........... 1:25 a m .
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m ,
will be eafficient. Use no other. Arrive Baltimore.................................12:35a m
Arrive Philadelphia.........................._ 3:45 a m Drayton Island, Florida.
:3D3R. JOHN BULL'SSMITH'S Arrive at New York dally at._......._. 6:59: a m t#
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -


BULL'S WORM DESTROYER Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30: p m NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at..........11:30 a m ,
The Popular Remedies of the Day. Leave Callahan dally at.....................- 5:14: p m With descriptions of
Arrive at Callahan.........................;;.10:46 am
Leave Waycross.....................:............. 7:30 p m TROPICAL AND fr3E1V1I-TROPICAL
Main St. KY.
Principal Office,881 LOUISVILLE Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:25: a m Fruit Trees Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc. etc
Leave Gainesville dally at..........._.... 3:5: 'p m ; Plants, ;
Leave at Lake City?............... ........... 3:45: p m Together with full descriptions of all the
FAIRVIEW NURSERIES Leave Live Oak dally at..................... 7:10: p m J
Leave Thomasville dally at-.............-lllf p m CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREES
Arrive at Albany daily at................ 1:30 a m
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O. It. THATCHER Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 8:00 a m Also Price List. Send for Catalogue to
, Arrive Mobile via L.&:N. R. It.......... 2:10: p m
r ,Arrive New Orleansia L. &N. R.R. 7:30 p m : -.rv\T: -..rvT.rvTxr: : ::: : T s &; SON., :Erops.: .,
Manager, Arrive Nashville via L.&:N.R.R.... 7:10 a m .
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R.R..... 2:25 a m LAKE GEORGE, FLORIDA.. Jan 1 '85
San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. Arrive Cincinnati via L. &:N.R. R... 6:35: a m
I Arrive St.Louis.................................... 7:40: a m
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville GEORGETOWN NURSERIES.o .
and St. Louis, via Thoraasville, Albany,

The best varieties of the Orange. and Lemon Montgomery and Nashville. -o-
and other Citrus Fruits. JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS.
Leave Jacksonville.............................. 9:30: p m AND LEMON TREESBudded
Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent intro Arrive Jacksonville.........................._ 8:05 a m
. duction. Leave Callahan..................................10:20 p m from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
Arrive Waycross.................................12:35: &m Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LKCONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line
The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel- Arrive Albany via B. & W. R. B......... 5:30: a m Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 9:10 a m .A-AJROlsr WAS: : Georgetown IFla
low.The Arrive Atlanta via Central R. B....... 1:35 p m ,
Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Arrive Jesup......................................... 2:15am May 16 83 tf __
the soil and climate of Florida. Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V.&: G.... 6:00 a m
Arrive Macon via E.T. V.& G. R. B- 8:30: a m FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED
The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry, Arrive Atlanta via E.T.V. & G.R.R.12:05: m ,
.Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. Arrive Cincinnati via C.S. R. R........ 6:50: a m
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir
I 49-Cataloguo free on application. Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING
1 via Waycross, Jesup and Maoon; between ,
REFERENCES::-Crosby&Gowen San:) Mateo; Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through IIJIIJLe: C> an.d. :Lemiain : :
lion. I;. W. Lyle, San MateoV.; J. Webb,I Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and
Pal atka. Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville
and Cincinnati via Jesup. other Citrus Fruits Peen-To and Peaches LeConte and
---------- variety, Honey ,

The Augusta Chronicle :Leave Jacksonville.SAVANNAH........EXPRESS....?................. 9:30: p m Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. '"
Arrive Jacksonville--.......?............ &05 a m .
:Leave Callahan ................................10:20: p m CATALOGUE FREE.
GA. Arrive Callahan.................................. 7:05 a m
AUGUSTA, Leave Gainesville at..................?....... 3:50 p m Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton
Arrive Gainesville. ............................. 9:35: a m
NDTUEFLORIDA Leave Lake City................................... 3:45 p m Island, St Johns River.
Arrive Lake City .........?......?...........10:00: a m ...
Leave Live Oak at............................... 7:10 p m A. H.
DISPATCH, Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:15: a m MANVILLE & CO.,
Arrive Thomasville-...........?............. 7:50 a m
For: On Year at 82.90.. Arrive Albany......?............................11:50: a m aug24-ly Lakeland, Polk County, Fla.
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. B. R.... 7:23 p m''
Arrive Nashville via L. &N. B. B.... 7:10 a m
The Augusta Chronicle Is the largest Weekly Arrive Louisville via L. & N. B. B-. 2:20 p m
newspaper In the State. It i> a twelve Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 p m MANVILLE NURSERY Co.
( tour column) paper. It containsall Arrive Ht Louis via L &N. ... R...... 8:00 p m
the important news of the week, and Is Arrive Waycross.................... ............1235 a m
filled with interesting and instructive reading Arrive Brunswick via B.& W. R.R.- 7:40 a m Orange, Lemon and. Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and.

to the farmer, mechanic, business and Arrive Jesup........................................? 3:13: a m Persimmons Filberts Walnuts Figs Bananas
professional man. Its Washington Atlanta Arrive Savannah................................ 6:15 a m Grapes, etc.
and Columbia Letters with its full Telegrahlo Arrive Cbarleston........._....._.........12: 5 p m Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. "'. I
service,market reportS, editorial and general Arrive Washington.............................1030: am
news, make it the most readable and one of Arrive_New York................................. 5:30 p m F. S. CONE, Manager,
the best newspapers in the South.
The Augusta Chronicle can be read in any Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonvilleand CRESCENT. CITY, FLA.
household. It is free from sensationalism.ENGINES Tampa. __' -v S
Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonvilleand

FOR Through Tickets sold to all points by Ralfand ,

GINNING. Steamship connections, and baggage DELAND, FLORIDA. .
checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths
the A first-Blass Academy for both ttxes. Five courses: College Preparatory; Higher English .
.Most economical and durable. Cheapest in and sections secured at Company's Office
the market quality considered. SAWMILLS in Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- Normal; BusinessIndustrial Buildings Drawing. First-class Art and iluslc Departments. FineS
new Dormitory enabling us to furnish board and tuition at reasonable rates. -
CORN and board Line
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The purpose of this Institution Is to give,in the dellghttul climate of Florida,as thorough
PLANTERS AND STANDARD IM- Steamers ii:.B.Plant and Chattahoochee and
and liberal an education as can be secured In the best New
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PLEMENTS Line steamer of Jackson- .
GENERALLY. Bary-Baya City
logue. Send lor cata ville. DelLuiid College will also receive students of both sexes prepared to enter the Fresh-
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j KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Prolific.. ... . .per 1000 $2.25
Palm Nurseries
.I Cbaileston Seedling, or Noisettes, 3 50 Royal 111Re Estato.
'+, ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. In lots of 500 or over,less than00),per 100 .50 MANATEE, FLA.

I Special rates for lots of 10,000 or over.
: CAPITAL $50,000. A few thousandPOTTED In ddltlon to a full line of general nursery
t ;'a stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
: PLANTSat I are constantly receiving seeds and plants
will buy a fine residence lot at
I from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld $600
: Transacts a general Banking business. $2 per hundred. of which are introduced for the Tampa. Easy terms.

-',! Orders accompanied with cash promptly first time into the United States. .
: Buys and sells 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
:, Plants Now Ready. 1886: Pemberton, junction of South Florida and
Address Florida Southern Railroads and the Wlthla-
1 r: Has correspondents In all the chief towns Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose- coochee River.
:< of Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and J. W. VOSE, Apples,Star-Apples,Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas, .
-, Messrs. C. M. Whitney &: Co., New York. P. 0. .Box 116, Jacksonville, Fl Sour-Sops, Horse-Radish Trees, "Spanish
'j "-In: Great Britain: The Bank of IrelanJ, Or, WM., H. KINGSBURY, Limes," Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries, ., $1 00 will buy a residence lot In Oriole. anew
i f Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of BritlHtt Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap- Railroad town on S. F. R.R. In
4 4 r North America and Melville, Evans &: Co, Taylor's European (louseJacksonville. Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizziasand Hernando county. Easy terms; concessionsto
...t London. Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, those who will build. Place rapldlyMm-
,:t Shell Pond Nurseries. Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palmsin proving.
> I 1 andWIIIBKYIIABITScured ( variety), salpinias and Poincianas, many
,,: OPIUM at hom without pain. Book kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare will buy a handsome lot In Parkers-
i .I particulars sent Free. Pien Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East $1 00 burg. rson county,facing on Coop.
Jl! B. M. WOOLLEY.,M.U.,Jk.tUaU.6a. (September), and My Favorite (October) Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus er Park. Send for colored map. Property of-
.. Veitchii Musa Ensete betaceathe
Peaches Pears Figs Japan Persimmons Japan ; Cyphomandra ered very cheap.
( "Tomato tree" of Jamaica);; the "Melon
Plums, eta Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses
will buy a large building lot In
Send for Circular. and all sorts of shrubbery in variety. $ 150
Windsor, Alachua county, a flour-
1 JAS. P. DEPASS. Red Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, ishing place.
Archer, Fla. $2.00 per hundred, $15.00 per thousand.
, New catalogue ready In October.
HIRES' IMPROVED ROOT BEER. Address $5000 will 400 Easy acres land terms.adjoining Only
., $'500 cash required balance on long time to
Packages 25 cts. Makes 4 gallons Box 10, Manatee,Fla. ;
of a delicious, sparkling and wholesome bev- -- --,- suit purchaser.
erage. Sold by all druggists,or sent by mail
on receipt of 25 cents. C. E. HIRES. will buy a well located lot of 10
$2 5 0
f ppp"" 48 N. Delaware Ave:, Philadelphia, PaliPIANOS&ORGANS-' IMPROVED: acres at Oriole; land all high and
dry; originally selected for orange culture.
._ Long terms of credit. Only$25 cash required,
; Wllson! Straw oITY Plants s and an equal amount per annum plus the In-
II ''tT- Of all makes direct to-crsto-- terest on deferred payments. The easiest
mers from headquarters, at terms offered on high dry lands In Florida.
wholesale prices. All goods Enquire for particulars
i guaranteed., No money asked
till Instruments are received FOR SALE. $4 5 0 will buy a flue 10-acre lot close by
'. and fully tested. Write us station at Candler, Marlon county.
:;;: Type for Sale. before purchasing. investment of 2 cents may Very prosperous place; good lands.
save you from 8 O.00 to 8100.00. Address

-,'- 800 pounds Long Primer, the type the Dispatch JESSE Wholesale FRENCH JHatributinff, Nashville Pep11 for the South Tenm Price $3.50 per ;iOOO, $2 2 5 wU dler,buy close a by choice the station.5-acre lot at Can-

Is printing rom, is otlered for sale $40 will buy a 40-acre tract of high roll'
lug pine land lying a little off from
/\ Delivered to the wharf.
cheap. Address } the S.S.,O. & G.R.R. In Marion county. Sat
f isfactory terms to buyers.
c. w. DACOSTA.
$520 will buy a beautifully located .
'. East Mandarin. whole block of lots In Parkersburg.Money .
,, A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. ._--,- --- -- <-- : In It for the'right man. Over 300 lots

Sweet'sINFALLIBLE now sold.
DEER ISLAND will buy 10 acres good orange land
$ i 50
I I LINI I MEN T. adjoining Parkersburg.

: Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen $2 5 0 A will buy 80 acres high rolling

*4: & ; & & 8 8 8 800 Sweet ter. Has, of been Connecticut used for, the more natural than Bone 50 years Set-, GARDENS AND NURSERIES Hernando adjoining Money In Floral it for subdivision City in /

\ -. ._.--- -, and is the best known remedy for Rheuma- into lots. Terms to suit.
oQ "'.-.e. -f--- .___. ...._..._.' .h tism,Neuralgia,Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns, OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FL.A. $800 will buy 80 acres good high rolling
wounds and all external Injuries. pine land north of Couper on F.S.R'y .
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'- - - inhood. Hernando .
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS-TRY IT. county. Good'nelghbor
Pot Crown Semi-Tropical Fruit .

and Ornuineiitai Tree, $600 will buy land at Oriole
with Lake Front .
Plants and Vines. .
$1 000 will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
southwest of Oriole, close by im-
: No Loss in
provements; commanding building site; fine
IRONOFI Catalogue and Price List Free, on applIca-
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CECIL H. PLUMMER dry,adjoining town plat of Oriole.
.I.- Bend for prices A. E. CHAMPLIN A fortune for some one by sub-dividing Into
and Illustrated Catalogue of building lots.

CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING, CO. VETERINARY SURGEON nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla $600 will 40 acres of land adjoining

j I O P O will buy 80 acres land adjoining
SAM PLE .i.oo:biiT7cckor : 'DIe. Nnrsor! of Lake Woir' Go. $IJ\J the Company's lands at Pemberton -
.rjjjj c:. :Vi"i.ilI Student of; the Royal Veterinary College of which they have laid out In building lots.
be mailed,securely,rapped,to&jy across: In to: London, River front. A bargain.
u United States f f Qtt;:n fur Three Months and Lemon Trees.Our
, on receipt of VJ*tTt UlO One Dollar. Liberal Will answer all communications through let- 100,000 Orange $2500 will buy 120 acres fine land be-
allowed Postmasters. tween Dade City and Tucker-
discount to .Agents and
Clubs The POLICE ters and telegrams. trees are very thrifty, three and four town in Hernando county.
MAILED GAZETTE!: old stock to 1% Inch diameter with
of Now York Is the ONLY legitimate will buy 40 acres splendid -hIghland
buds. Nurseries $400
one year easily accessible -
Illustrated sporting and Sensational
; two miles from
\ to Florida Southern Railroad end for
Journal publloied on the American
continent. Apply for terms to FREE f I Office In Orlando,'Fla., at Catalogues. AddressE. $800 will buy a young orange grove 265
B. FOSTER, Manager trees, some beginning to bear;
Richard K. Fox. Franklin Square. New York. Reed Poster's: Stables. dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla. grove In fine condition; Clay county, flue
neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley
: :J3 Lr :L. :J3 13. Female Institute. Lake.
A. DOBBINS <$c BRO. Wesleyan $1 000 will buy 160 acres high'pine land !

STAUNTON VIII: INIA.a In Hernando county; place has
Winter Bulbs of All Kinds
Flowering several hundred dollars worth of Improvements
SriSSTjE! s- on it, Including house; Railroad survey
runs through place.
Grow Bulbs and Flow-* for Pleasure and $ will buy 810 acres finely located
Profit. UUUU land In Hernando county. Will
The soil and climate of Florida are peculiar sell all or part.HOMES.
adapted to the growth of all kind*of bulbs.
,1.,' They increase rapidly and should cornmauu
-., high prices in the North. If the bulbs themselves -
'' are not sold, the flowers sent t., he
-" N,irth in winter will sill at high price:! An IN FLORIDA !
Immense and profitable trade 1* done in winter .
1r\ cut flowers in Europe, where they are -
grown Ji South of France and Italy to supply Oriole, Ilernando County.
the London market.' It Is no further from
dun Locksmiths and Florida to New York. The ame tiling can Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
f : v Stencil Gutters, be done here,and New'York.prices are higher information how to get a home In Florida,
R han London close by Railroad In active operation. Splen-
44 W. Forsyth St. Dp. St. Johns Hotcl I have perfected arrangements to Importall Opens September 22d, 1886. One of the FIBST did -orange lands. Large number of new
kinds of bulbs in any quantity direct groves! already begun. Purchasers rapidly
from the be&t growers In Holland,and find I All Departments thorough. Buildings elegant coming In from all over the' Union. Attractive -
'p; JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA can lay them down here at prices far below Steam heat. Gas light. Situation plan of purchase; but little cash required.
those of the Northern dealers. beautiful. Climate splendid. Pupils from Bargains onered.
1 Orders booked in succession nineteen States. All Important advantagesn
Gunsmlthlng done in all Its branches. for delivery
fresh and direct from Holland during Sep one greatly reduced charge. Board, Wash- W. B. 'CLARKSON,
IRON SAFE WORK tember and October. Prices on application Ing, Lights, English, Latin, French, German,

I ; Special: rates on Stencil Cutting,by mall. Terms,cash on delivery.G.. R. ROGERS, June Music, ,8260.for Scholastic For Catalogue year, from write September 10 to Office: 72i W. Bay St., up stairs, .

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Atlanta, Ga.N. .N..N. 35 70 00 Champaign! Ill............. ... ......... Ohio......_......... ... ......... Lincoln, Neb.. ...._......... 94 156 40 Peoria, Ill_.................. 65 116 00
Atchison, Kan............. ......... Dalton, Ga......_..... ...... 40 80 00 GaUloni Is, Ohio........... ... .......... Macon Ga.............?...... 25 50 00 Plttsbur Pa ... ........... 66 126 00
drain, Mieh............... ....N ......... Dayton, 0...................... ... ......... Grand Rapids, Mlch_... .. ........ Mobile, Ala-.................. 40 SO 00 Quincy J. I h.-................ ...... .........
Ann Harbor, Mlch,...... .? ......... Delaware, Ohio............ ... ......... Henderson Ky...........? 5,1).1.100 001, Montgomery, Ala....... 35 7000 Romeitia.... _.............? 40 SO 00
Alton, 111-..._............... ... ......... Defiance Ohio......_...... ... ......... Hickman, Icy_.............. 100 00 Mansfield, Ohio............ ... ......... .III.?......... ...... .........
Anniston, Ala............... 40 80 00 Detroit Mlch._.............. 70 120 00 Indianapolis Ind........ 00 110 00 Massillon Ohio............ ... ......... Rochester: N. Y._......... 68 13100
Birmingham Ala.40 80 00 Danvllle, I11................. ...: .........! Jeffersonville, Ind...... 58 108 00 Mt. Vernon. Ohio......... .. ......: Sandusky, Ohio............ 116 00
Bloomington, Ill ......... ... ......... Davenport Ia ............ ...... ,......... Jacksonville, Ill_......... ... ......... Memphis, 'enn......_... 45 90 00 Sioux City, Iowa........... ... .........
Burlington Ia............... ...... ......... Dubuque, Iowa............ ... .1..1 Joliet, 111............._......... ... ......... Milwaukee,Wis........... 70 120 00 Springfield, Ill............ ...... .........
Bellevlll ll......_......... ... ....._. Des Moines\ Iowa........ ...... I......... Jefferson City, 1\10.\ ....... ...... ......... Madison, Ind;...._......... ...1.....?.. St. Joseph, )10..........?... ...... .........
Buffalo, .i4. Y.....__...... 66 126 00 Denver 001.................. 185 250 00 Knoxville Tenn ......... 45 90 00 Minneapolis, Mlnn._... ..... ........ St. Loa e, Mo.. ............. 65 116 00

i Bay City Mlch.........._. ...... ......... Dixon, ill_..................... .? ......... Kenton, Ohio............... ... N...?.. 11Iadison Wls................ ..... ....N.. Saginaw 1\Ilcb-\ ......... .. ... .....-.
Bristol, 'enn......_....._ ... .... Elyria, Ohio.................. ...... ......... Kalamazoo, llch_...... 70 120 00 Montreal, Canada....... ..... ....1 I Springfield, Ohio........... ... .........
Cleveland O. 70 170 00 Evansville, Ind.......... 56X.106 00 Kansas City, Mo ..._.... ...... ......... Nashvllle,Tenn..._..... 45 90 00 S. Paul Minn............... N
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 55 100 00 East Sa21naw" Mich.. Lansing,M ch............... ...... .......... New Orleans.-..:........ 45 90 00 Toledo 0...................... 70 120 00
CaIro, Ill......._._......_._ 60 110 00 East Ht.Louis, Ill....... 65 11600 LaCrosse, Wis............... ... .... .Newark Ohio.N......, .. ......... Terre haute, Ind ....._ 60 110 00
4 Columbus, Ky.........._. 5-5 100 00 Emporia, Kan_............. 105 162 00 .Lima, Ohio............. ...... N..N.. Omaha, l'I eb.............?... ...... ._. Toronto, Can_............... ...... ....-..
Columbus, Ohio ... ......... Erie, Pa................._...... 66 126 00 Lafayette, Ind......_...?.. ... ......... Ottawa, Can..... ............. ...... ......... Topeka, Kan......_........ 95 148 00
Columbus Oa............... 35 7000 Fort Wayne Ind........ ... ......... Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ......... 011 City, Pa_.................. 66 126 00 Urbana Ohio................ ..
Council BiulTk, la_...... ...... ......... Findlay Oh 0............... ...... ......... Leavenwortn, Kan..... ... ......... Pekln, Ill. .................... ... ........ Wheeling, W.Va........... 66 .126 00
Chicago, 111_............... 65 116 00 Fremont, Ohio....._...... ... .. Loulsvillet Ky_.. 55 100 00 Pana Ill:...................?... ... .......... .Winnipeg Man............ -... ...NNW
Chattanooga, Tenn.... 40 SO 00 Fort DOdge, Iowa.....?... 1 18 .170 00. .IJlttle RoCK, Ark.......... 55 120 00 .Piqua, Ohio.................... N..N..


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Jacksonville Callahan' and Live Oak................................................................. 20 40 ?S 50, S0 801 O' .. .00. .. .
Gainesville, !''Iew Branford............_.................,....................__......_................. 30 60 35 70 I 40 SO 40( 80 401 :31 75 .O..r. ... .
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Landings on st. Johns river.....................N.??.......?............-...............?............. 30 60 35 70 40 SO 40 SO I.37 75 0 ... .. .... ..
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Stations on 3.5 70 40 SOl i 45 90 4,1)I 90 I 45 951 00 42 .. ... .: .u.
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Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala. ............................................................... :37 75 42 85;' 47 47 95 47 44 I .. .. . .. .:..
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Stations on Fla. So. Ry., St..1. da L. E. Division_................._.................__.._. :37 75 42 851 ; 47 9J< 49 47 951 47 I .. .. ..... .. .... _:
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Landings on fakes Eustis and Harris ............................................--.................. 42 015 47 52 105 59 125 52 105 I O'
8tatlonson South Florida Rallroad. I 47 95 ... .. ... .. .... .. ....
From Belair to McKinnon. inclusive .......................... ................................ ..... 40 SO. 45 00, 50 11 00 50 10(1()() 50 100 52 Inn'', .. .1 .. .. .. .
From Klsslmrnee to Actoo, Inclusive.............................. ..............-. ................. 45 90 50 001 I 55 10 55 1 .0 55 1 10 57 1 15 : ... ... .. ...O'.. .. ..O'... '
From Plant City to Orients, inclusive.N_..........;...................................... ..... 50 1 00 55 1 10, I 60 120 60 120 60 120) 62 125 I'' . .. .... .. .... .. ....
From Winter aven to Bartow, inclusive..............................._..........._,....... 55 1 10 60 120,, I 65 130 65 130 65 10\ 42 85 . .. .. .... .. .. .
Stations on F. B. & N. Co. north of and including Ocala.............................NN 35 10 40 SO, I 45 90 47 45 00 45 90 44 90 .. .". .. ... .. ...".
Stations on F. B. de N. Co. south of Ocala..N....................................................A 37: 751 42 8-5 I: 47 95 95 47 95 .I I I! . '. 0. . .. .... .. .... ,
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The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
CONNECTIONS.Double I Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro: rata excess of charges.

dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. I The ear-load is 'pm 20,000 Caruoad shipments or 400 Standard npnstbe Boxe to one d Excess. inntion ol ml JJ1"to
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior amonnf will) be cbJ>.re l TRtA

and Providence.Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and I Prepayment one eonslg4ee.ot freight will not be required but good order and condition of shipment
between the shippers and tha
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving savan- I will be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood shall attach for loss or damage however
that no responsibility
nah Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. I transportation companies and that such loss must attach solely to the
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence,
located.I .
," whose line such negligence may be
Savannah and company upon
Tuesdays Fridays.
connections at those points will not
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line In good faith to
I be to correction by this Line. .
Savannah every Thursday. must be given for Insertion inSlnspenMera
of the consignee
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address .
Saturday.Sailing Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
l will be charged double rates.
days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. points .
I New York Philadelphia and DalU.I
No single shipment taken for less than 11 to Boston, ,
more. shipped beyond,they will be charged in addition the single package rates of con
INFORl\.lATION: I"OR k3JIII'PERS. I netting lines and cost ot ranster.I .
furnished on application to any ot the agents
To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting Stencils shipping receipts and Information of the lines or to
lines to above rates. For f rtner Information, needed, apply TAILOR
sttazated The dimensions at.50., pounds.of the Standard Box for Vegetables are 8x14x22 Inches,and. the weight is C. D.TrafficManager OWID.'B Savannah Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent, BavannafauGa.


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;1.' ,.... Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,

.. 7I Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Pricei
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hundred deep,clear spring lakes,within a radius often miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an indueement to the invalid.Its .
yA beautiful and diversified scenery, boating, fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for i
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home, where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the cul
ib ture of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the tact that both the South Florida
r Jz and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
rt' I desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and upwards
and will be sold on most favorable terms to Improvers or settlers.


the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high land in full view of the
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
__ 9OdKwNOi Ng acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
'J looking over the whole State. Post-office, store, church school, saw-mill and all requisitesfor
: settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
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west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter,Alachua and Orange Counties -
,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo
: well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -

full particulars address
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.
:...--. G. M. MORRISH, Anclote. Hernando County,Florida. w
-= '- .- -/- J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County,Florida.
==: *\. C. MARTIN Mackinnon, Orange County, Florida,or to
E. R. TRAFFORD, General ManagerSanford,Orange County, Florida.
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: '. Cor. JOIIN T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CIIASK,Sec. &Treaa.
'": l: ..,...... Bay and Plne'Streets,
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description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive

.,. Pamphlet and newspaper.& __ .

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-: : Complete Printing 59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida

House in the State.
.J, ., Books Periodicals
Stationery Newspapers
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Toys Fancy
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Amusements.Moore's .
4"}.> New Type and Improved Machinery. Orange Culture, Rev. Ed ... .. .. ... ... .. .. .. ................................ .$1.00)(
ki. Oeraler's Truck Farming in the South.. .. .. .. .. .... .... ................................. .. 1.50
;- ? : ... Whltner's Gardening in Florida .. .... ...................................................',". 1-50
.<- S EVERY KIND OF .. McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida ............................................... ...... 4.00I
'. have all the Maps, Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on application. -
Legal Blanks of every description.



j ." -In. my office only SKILLED WORKMEN\
are employed
,. guaranteeing Ahliely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. .

': '::;,.: First-class Work to my Patrons.. Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
/. k and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
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: : : ; QAsliley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Aeld IMiosphate.
',i 'I' ; .,,,,if"./ ,"'. : Pure Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia,Kalnlt

:r. -, :-.-0 :Muriate, Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,etc.

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t. .;; "I.. Floats,etc.,address
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--THE 1 FLORIDA DISPATCH.; 567 .'. '. .

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. ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
I W.M.LEDWITH. F.C.SOLLEE. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E. ,
and arrive as follows: .

i DEALERS Commission Merchant and ,Forwarder
H 10PM o> ,.
STATIONS. IIA OM.00_d 17" =tat,17 0 YYaycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.

M Office,No.7 Herkimer Block, -.2 CJH Q Q Q Q Q Q wti Branch Packing-House, TVaycros Railroad Depot, Gainesville,. Fla.Orate. .
t ------_- : 'g ems, ILorc: ia: s .
Headquarters for Haines City Property. LeaveAX AM AM

R. R. Wharf ..._ .*....*) ......_ ..._.. ...-... ...-... And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Sanford........ 0 8 00 _..... 4 45 10 00 820
I tBelalr......... 3 810 ......_ 4 67 1010 8 35 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD. 7
L. MORETON MURRAY, | CHARLES MCNAR Longwood... 10 8 ZJ ......_ 515 10 25 915 ,
Notary Public. Justice of the Peas Altamonte 12 8 30.._ 5 25 1083 938 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
MURRAY & McNARY. Maltland... 15 8 37...._ 535 1045 1010 .
Winter ParkOrlando. 18 845 ..._ 557 1055 1030 Gr-reen. I.:..emc:: is \:-,.,
....... 22 9 02 M 620 11 15 11.35 '.
EAST COAST LANDS Kissimmee.. 40 9 45 520 710 12 05 1 15 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE. '"

*'Halifax River,"Volnsla County,Fla. P.M. PM Gro vv era' : : ;{, .:'

I All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull HalnesCity[ 61 10 30 617 ......_ ......_ _..... ,'
Ing Lots on and near River. Address,wit Bartow J'nc 68 10 47 637 ..._ ........ 3 50 Have a full stock of Growers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange *;
stamp,"at Ormond. Volusia County, Fla. AuburndaleLakeland. 72 1057 650.._ ..._... 4 15 Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach "
deo 8-1y ..... 83: 1125 7 50 ..._ _...... 5 40 (Bangor)Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading,Hoops,Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc.,all ol ,. f
Plant City... 931145 8 20 ......_ ......_ 6 35 ,, the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest. ;
KISSIl\JMEE: Jeffher............ 103 1210 8 48....__ ........ 7 20 Agent for .the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car :.'"
i Ar Tampa... 115 12 40 9 25 ..._... ..._... 8 00 ; ,.
Real Estate Agency. PM AM PM Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4tfCALCINED '

Healthy Lands! Low Prices! 1/cd/ m 50: .O... Sao ,"
Kisslmmee offers the best,chances for set- wo 17 IIAM 817.0 _ao bI)o
tlers in Florida. It Is the coming district as STATIONS.M OM 17 M OZ
all who know the Sate testify. There Is Big Q Q Q Q F. .
Money for investors In Town Lots. < < a F' .
High Pine and Hammock LandsAt LeavePM PM A M THIS UNEQUALLED

reasonable prices. Tampa........ 0 2 00 ..._... 5 M ..._... 6 30 '
Refiner-........ 12 2 30 ......_ 6 05 ... 715 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREES
Also good land for Truck Farming. A few Plant City. 22 250 ......M 6 40 ..._.. 8 20
small Bearing Groves on tracts of tram Lakeland..._ 32 3 15 ..._... 7 30 ..._... 9 35
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. Auburndale 43 3 40 ..._... 8 00 ..._... 10 20 Is delivered at your nearest Station,
These Groves are easily enlarged',and afforda Bartow J'nc 47 3 55 ..._... 818 ......_ 1125
good start. Correspondence solicited. (HalnesCltyKlsslmmee. 54 4 08 _...... 8 35. PM ..._... .At $20 :Jer ToD..
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BOSWEUL & ROSE .. 75 5 00 5 40 9 30 2 00 130 ,,
Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla. Orlando........ 93 5 45 6 35 PM 2 50 3 20
Winter P'rkMaltland. 97 5 57 6 50......... 3 02 3 50 Address
.... 100 6 03 658 ._ 3 10 410 .
OTS SIZE 40xIi00 FEET, $4."teview Altamonte- 102 6 10 7 10 _...... 325 4 37 W. W. HICKS. ,
Longwood... 105 6 18 720 ......_ 3 M 515 .-
& on Kingsley Lake tBelalr......... 112 6 30 7 38......... 3 50 5 40 Fort Mason, Fla.
.ea150 tract buys for 6-acre FLO R I DA Ar.R. Wharf.Sanford 115 6 40 750.;....._ 4 00 555 .


Send 2 cent stamp for Maps,'etc., to i Pemberton Ferry Branch.-S.F. B.B. Ak ,. .

TROPICAL LAND CO., I m F'st F'st F'st F'st .' .
I |P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, Fla. ::', M'L Ft. STATIONS. M'l Ft. :-" AJ ,
Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew 19. 25. 20. 26. N 'hNS. .'
Jacksonville Rev. C. --- --.....;. : ..
I McLean St. P.M. A.M P.M.o
Augustine.nov9ly 5.15 3,40, Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar. 9.35 9.10 75 x
U 5.47 4.25 .........Owensboro......... .8.58 8.2164 -
16 5.58 4.55 ...........Dade City_......... 8.48 8.0559
on: 6.17 5.25 ..........Richland_......... 8.30 7.25 52 .:
I JOYCE & HUNT 43 7.35 7.15...._Lakeland_......... 7.40 5.4532
53 8.00 8.00 ..........Plant City........... 6.55 4.30 22 { % 'i'I
I. 63 8.2.5 8.55 ............e1Iher.............. 6.25 3.4512 I II
81 WhltaKer St.,Savannah, Ga. 75 8.55 9.50 Arrive..Tampa..Leave 6.00 3.00 0

DEALERS IN Bartow Rraiich.-Daily.

NEW HOME and other Machines attach- South Bound. North Bound.
ments and parts for all machines,oils,Nee
I dies etc. Also Pianos Organs and Vapor Pas. Pas: ; Pas. Las.
No. &Ft r':" HTATIONS. ::'" &Ft No.
Cook Stoves, just the thing for summer use.
Bend for catalogue. 15. 17. :r 16. 18.
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11.10 4.15 0 Lv..Bartow June..Ar 0 10.40 3.35 ae
MAYWOOD.Groves 11.25 4.35 5 Lv.Winter Haven.Ar 12 10.25 3.20 '

12.00 5.1517 Ar..... Bartow. Ar 17.-9.45. --! 2.40.- I

made and warranted on the most Lakeland Branch.-Dally. i
favorable terms, in one of the most healthy .Ii'
sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to South Bound. North Bound. ijI i IPd NIh 4 h ., "a. ." :
rent at moderate prices. Send for particularsand Pas. Pas. 1 Pas.j I Pas. 1 I ..','....-'.
20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. &frt. :;: STATIONS. l&frt ,),1'V'
For reference we refer you to the editor of 11. 13. + 14. 12. b'
this paper. Direct to .. I_ -i-i ;
W. H. REED AM. P.M. IP.M.IA .cIbc
Pittman, I''I fa. 8.10 7.40 0 Lv. Lakeland ... .Ar! 7.00 7.20
8.30 8.00 7 Lv ." .Haskell ...Lv 6.32 6.50 D.D.ROGEBS. C. B. RoaER&

FLORIDA 9.00 8.3014 Ar...... Bartow .. ..Lv[ 6.15 6.30 D. D. ROGERS & CO., ..-

Sanford and Indian River Railroad.
Dally except Sunday.
MEI'A.L: : :Et. C> :FW J: 1'.T. Gr:
2. T. PAlNE,*Prest., 44 East Bay St. I Pas. Pas. l I ,

Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton. &l4't 23. STATIONS. No.R. A Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, 4c., Metallc.Bulldlng Supplies. .
Florida Food State Agents for E. Van Noorden&Co'sMETALIC
Vegetable $28 per ton. --- ---
p.rn a.m SHINGLES.
This Fertilizer has-been thoroughly testedr o 5.00 7.40 17
the past six years on Orange Groves in 3 5.17 ........)Fort Reed......... 7.zJ 14 74 West Bay street,JACKSONVILLE,FLA. ,::
Florida and has given entire satisfaction. 5 5.25 .. ...tRutledge.......... 7.15 12 .... -... :
17 6.05 6.35 0
Send for Circulars and Certificates.
t Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, 9 and 7 .'
Dally except Sunday. No. 1 and 2 Dally.
COW tPEAS. Trains :No. 4,6,10 and 8 Dally except Sunday. <
Train No.stops at Lakeland for breakfast. ,. ...
300 bushels Red Rover,Clay, Whippoorwill Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and ... .
and White Peas for sale. 22 Daily 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.
DeBary-Baya. Merchants' Line of Steamersfor SUBSCRIBE FOR THE

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

dian River and Upper St.Johns.At .
NUnSERYl\J'EN.: Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers .
and Bassinger,and points on Kissimmee river. .
Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and fine,f At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern FLORIDA DISPATCH
and in good order. New Fruits,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
A. J. BEACH A: points North, East and West.FREDERIC.
..polJ Palatka,FaN! H. RAND, n.1Y"$2': : : : per Year. ') .
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;; :' Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and ANDFERTILIZERS

4ii) Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and. Southwest. ,

,. .,. First-Class<< Passenger Accommodations. "VVXL.JI.A..1VL: : : .A.. JB C:::>LTFt.t3,
5 : No Transhipment.N; is :ZExtvn. Handling. (Successor to J. E. Hart)

'>' ,,.,. ..:' Cabin Passage, $20 ; Excur&ion S33.00; Steerage, S1'2, :3O West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Flu.
'_. ) I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on

4 The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to Fail frOtH application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In

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


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GUu.rantccd AnnlY81s.
j : Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE


CITY OF MACON Capt., Kelley.....,..........................................Thursday! July 8, at 11::1) a.m
CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, July 22, at 9:30 p.m Prices on application July 27 tf
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Aug. 5,at 10:00: a. m --- -
,-' CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley............?..................................Thursday, Aug. 19, at 8:80: a.m
CITY OK( MACOr" Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Sept. 2,at 9:00: p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. elley...............................................Thursday, Sept. 16,at 7:30 p. m SCOFIELD'S IRON WORKS }

J Through Bills of Lading i$&Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida
and Western Railway and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line.,
MACON GA. Manufacturers of the old and wlfi' ownSCHOFIELD'S
Adjoining Passenger Depot, >
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the h s Island Route.
W. H. KINc. Nickerson's Wharf Boston.
Lt For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents.'Savannah,Ga.

For Tickets apply to connecting lines.

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

SAVANNAH LINE waternodr, seam:;; Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,

,'-'.. T I: :bt.t E -FOR- power. All sizes and styles-4 to tOo horse power. Shafting Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gearing .
Hancock the best boiler feeder known
and Machinery a specialty. Inspirators
o and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
55 to 60 Hours Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting and everything pertaining to Foundry
betweenSAVANNAH NEW YORK: Machine and Mill Supply business. AddressJ.

1 S. SOHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors.
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.;., '", and MACON

One of the Finest Hotels
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Steamship s All modern in America.improvements and

j (Central or 90 Meridian Time.) appliances have been placed In
." the house and no hotel in the

:' Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Yoix .rte State more handsomely. fur-

't, ,i To or from New York, Cabin, $25; Steerage, 812.50; Excursion (return trip),?.(13.50.: Finest Resort in.thc South.
,: ; THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to Bail HP follows:

i', FROM SAVANNAH TO Ng\,' YORK. The Hotel contains UK!) rooms,of
which HD( are bed rooms; the remainder -
;:;.7. CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett................................Monday, .'\ug. 2- 7-jO: a,m are mostly public rooms
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine.......................................Wednesday, vug. 4- !9:00}: a. fli fur the use of the guests of the
:,"- NACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton............. ..................... .......................Friday, Aug. 6-11:00: a. m house.Hurf.
TALLAHASSEE' Capt. Fisher........................................................Monday, Aug. 92:00: p. m and
t CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. TSickerson......................................Wednesday, Aug. 11- 4:00: p. m ,- ? Bathing, Surf Fishing this noted
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. H. C. Daggett....................................Friday, Aug.13- feODp.1 mOHATTAIIOOCHEE. .. "" beautiful Bicycle Hiding beach, on the,
: Capt. Catharine .............................;..............Monday, Aug.;: 10- 7:09: a. m .... are among
:". NACOOCHEE,.Capt. Kempton..................................................Wednesday, Aug. 18-,8:00 a. m leading atUactions.
i,1TALLAHASB E, Capt. Fisher................................... ......................Friday,Aug.2--")'- 9:00 a. m -
: CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nickerson........,.............. .......,..........Monday, Aug. 23-12:00: n'n TKIIMS:Transient, day, 83.OO
.. CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. O. D-ggett.'Vednef\day. Aug. 2>- 2:00: p. m per
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt Fisher....................................................Friday, Aug.27- 4:00: p. m Jr... Special rates by the Week and
: NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton........................................................Monday, Aug.30.- 6:30 a. m l! to Families.
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> DESSOltG, Capt.Smith.........?..................Wednesday,August 4- 9:00: a.m
l ,,:t. DESSUQG: Capt. Smith......................................................;......Saturday,August 14-5 ::00 p. in
,. a:. ,',- DESSOUG, Capt.Smith........_..........................................Tuesday,August 211:00: p. m llUIST'S4y: SEEDS

F' Connecting'with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross!! Short Line) and
l;- the Sea Island Route. ARE TIIEt
1;<.. Offer to the Traveling Public and'Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. 1828.
ti. Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to princlpa points North, East and Northwest
:-,/: via Savannah. For further particular apply to
: .. HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL Agent, BEST
;t, Pier No.85) North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. I ,
'p. W. L. JAMES, Agent 13 5.Third Street,Philadelphia. _
( V ,_ J. D. HA8HAGEN. Eastern Agent, Kav., Florida" & Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway, N.Y FOR TILE
..,." LuA-frnr Tickets apply\ to connecting lines. r
H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent.

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: J ever one-half the seeds used in that section of oar country. Oar crops are always grown from selected
r POWDER E : .: { seed stocks(personally selected every year for that purpose from our growing crops),which always insnres
J ,.. ';:\ n tl not only the EARLIEST VEGETABLES, bat those of the FINEST QUALITY this to a mar
:;, is.bool..tclrp'.d: w1 i vl &, i ket gardener is of the greatest Importance. The leading specialties of oar hoase which an so famous
;,.,........ highly ......nt..t.... : ;::! ;:;; .ir'j through the South,are the EARLIEST and FINEST VARIETIES of BEET, SNAP SHORT
>1 :.: of an 'otherkind. IUlllltrJctb'tnediclJwbeEh'en: \vitl! i>C'\L Nothing! oil: wil1makehensbyUki TOES, KQUASI1. SPINACH, .
i It. It onres chicJcn,: cholera] and a.t t cttt taps of bcaa. I.,;;:orth its weight in gold- Illustrated book 1:7 gOT 1rMPhiladeiTURNIP. Descriptlra Catalogue and +
.1.1'(,. JI1&i1 &ee. Sold everywhere or 111'\: lain far ;.3 cf"nti 1'\ scam lb. air-tigbt tm cans $.1. M& ROBERT BUIST SEED F, iTSFOBa
: by mill $1.20. Sir:cans by exprew. Ki.iortf6.OO. UK. L a JOHNSON & CO., Boston Mass.: LE and

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