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:
October 11, 1886
Publication Date:


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

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ploridiana. rolling- hillsides, it descends through the most beautiful orange groves, lite on the same. A collegiate institutewas
._-- orange groves a winding valley, made rally bending under the weight of chartered some time ago, and the
A TYPICAL FLORIDA TOWN.A doubly enchanting by the shade of their golden harvest, and ready to people are determined to make the
splendid oaks ; while sparkling springs pour wealth into the laps of the happy town an educational centre. The
Description of Orange City from burst forth from the hills to be lost owners. school is growing rapidly every,year,
the Pen of a Resident
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: again in the mellow alluvial soil. The town bears an appropriatename and is gradually assuming collegiate
Some of the most charming spotsin Again, with more abrupt descent, for it is a veritable city of or- robca. When, our school is in session
Florida are the least known to the glassy lake bursts upon the view, ange groves. The town plat embracesa we should like to have a competitive
world. In view of this and of the while streams from crystal fountains large tract subdivided into lots of exhibition with the world, and if anyplace
many paper towns constantly bounced feed the waters, and pond-lilies, like various sizes. In and around the North or South, could show a
A before"the public, it is well for places silver stars, dance in the breeze upon town, orange groves have been plantedat _more healthy set of- children (and theyare
( '. 'thatwhavelived beyond the state'bf> fex ,its bosom, or we come suddenly to an various times for the past'ten years, the best index to the health of any
periment to let the people who are abrupt descent, many feet below sleep until there are now within a radius of country), then we would yield the
seeking pleasant homes know what ad- snowy lilies on a limped pool, embow- three miles from the postoffice,between palm and admit that such place is, at
vantages they have, not by advertisements ered in all the semi-tropical luxurianceof 3,000 and 4,000 acres, or about 200- least, as healthy as Orange City; and
that are to be taken cum grano live oaks, bays, magnolias and 000 trees, in groves. Thousands of we do know that no town in Americacan
salts, but through correspondents of palms, among which wild grape vines these trees are now coming into bear show a better health record for ten
representative papers. make virgin bowers, fit haunts for ing, and suppose no more are set, and consecutive years. If any want opin-
Orange City has attained its present woodland nymphs; this too has living these bear only one-half the crops ions from the medical profession, I
growth by the mere force of its splen- fountains and purling streams whose usually estimated, still it may be seen would refer them to Dr. H. J. Ham-
did location. It is nestled among the waters waiting on man's intelligence, by a little calculation that there will mond, an old army physician and surgeon -
high rolling hills on the crest of the pulsometers guide to the dwellings be more than 600,000 boxes of oranges of great experience, and who, almost
great Orange Ridge of Volusia county, above. Swamps there are none. annually shipped from here. Reduceto dead with disease,and after trying
a little more than two miles from the Numerous springs burst from the hill one-fourth of the usual estimate, and many parts of the United States, West
wonderful Blue Spring ; has two rail sides and lose themselves within a still we can see the time when we shall Indies and Bahamas, at length came
roads,the B. S. O. C. & A., and the J., few feet of their sourcephenomena ship 300,000 boxes, or about 1200 car to Orange City, eight years ago, and
T.&K. W.,besides the great St. John's peculiar to Florida. loads, which will yield a handsome still lives here-a monument to the
river; and is within one hour's run These are not pictures of the imagi income to the people from one indus- climate. I refer also to Dr. P. W.
of the finest beach and fishing groundson nation, such landscapes are repeatedin try alone. Hill, late of Cincinnati, Ohio, ,and Dr.
the Florida coast. Here the undulating I endless variety ; the writer calls to The population is not large, being R. J. Marvin, late of Hastings, Minn.
surface, rising from thirty to i mind more than twenty living springsof le9 than 1,000 in winter, but it is These gentlemen are all capable of
seventy-five feet above the St. John's purest water within the limits of the composed of enterprising and intelli- giving opinions from a professional
river, has every variety of soil, whileit town, each differing from all the others.A gent people. The pioneering days are standpoint, and they have lived here
presents all the outlines.. of grace little more than two miles distantare past,and with them the rough elementof for several years.
and beauty; the deep blue billows of three mineral springs ; one of the frontier has gonfe to other fields ; The orange groves environing the
ocean bear, as if the waves on a holi- which-Blue Springs-stands un- and since the "wilderness has been place are to be found on every varietyof
day with the mermaids, caught far rivaled and unequaled in this State of made to blossom as the rose,"a refined land, low and high hammock, pine
from home, had been seized by the great springs. It wells up from unknown class of people possess the land and and scrub. The great 100-acre groveof
earth gods and crystalized into one of depths, which have been enjoy its fruits. Fred DeBary, not far from Orange
the most beautiful landscapes that ever fathomed eighty feet, discharging one The pride and future dream of the City, is on common scrub, yet it is as
feasted mortal,eye. There is no same and a quarter million gallons a min- people here is in schools. Orange City fine and as profitable a grove as can
ness ; an elevated irregular plateau, ute, sending out a great river of min has the largest and best public school be shown in the State. In the oppo-
spreading, midway, winding, laid witha eral and healing water sufficient to in Volusia county, and can furnish a site direction, and not far from town,
rich carpet of verdant grass, clothed float the largest steamer that ever ran local patronage of nearly 100 pupils. is the John W. Starke grove, too well
with a dense growth of majestic health- upon the St. John's river. Scatteredin The town has a beautiful, elevated lot known to need comment. It is on
giving pines ; here, with gentle slope, the wildest profusion throughoutthis often acres for school grounds, with a low, high and shell hammock. Then
it leads to a placid lake ; there, over I picture over hill and dale, are large and handsome school building there are the groves of Sparkman,
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Bisson, Taylor, Sturdevant, Marvin, flow of sap earlier in the spring than Color and Sweetness.

Eveleth, Graves, Schoverling, George, 1fineyarrd. the JEstavalis, though the vine doesn't There is a much larger supply of
leaf till much later. E. L. (J.
Wells Reeves Tucker and out black in market than of either
Stype, Lake Weir, Fla.,September 29, 1866. grapes
others too numerous to mention, all GRAFTING THE GRAPE. The accepted tenets of horticultureseem red or white. Those who want to

land that will stand comparison the of color their
on pine Practical Experience in 'Working'Other toppling. Old growers tell us vary monotony on
in the State. So dessert tables seek for red white
with any groves Sorts on the Scuppernong.Editor that the Scuppernong and its congeners or

.peculiar is the mellow soil of this FLORIDA DISPATCH: cannot be grown from cuttings, yet varieties, or both. The first grapes

section adapted to orange culture, that In your article, "Grafting the Wild we have a fine lot of vines grown with- which come to market are black, usu-

; groves do well on all kinds of land. I Grape," in the September 20th num- out difficulty in this Our corre ally Champion, picked before they are
;To one who would wish rto make a ber of DISPATCH, I find you, in givingsome that he is ripe In this way an impression is
information "Subscriber spondent assures us success-
home in this fair, sunny southland, the laboring under some to mistakes yourself are ful in grafting other species on the made on the public mind that black

advantages here are uneaqualed. He as regards the kind of wild stock Bullace (V.: Vulpina), although viti- grapes are sour, hence those of any

can get whatever he wants. He can that will "take" the graft of the"tame culturists assure us that this is rarely other color are sought in the expectation -

get the best pine land ; he can get oak grape." possible, and quite impracticable.From that they are sweeter.
I have in the three .
and hickory scrub within less than past years -- -
grafted some few of each of the grape a single failure we had con- Budding the Vine.

two miles of town ; he can get high families on the Vitis vulpina or Bui- cluded the latter to be correct,but are We find the following method in a

gray hammock, lying alongside the lace stock, and have had as good suc- glad to be set right in the matter. valued publication on culture :

Jacksonville,.Tampa and KeyVest cess with the grafts in getting them to Since receiving the above, we have grape
"First off of wood from
cut a piece
live fine vines from
and as healthy as
Railroad, seventy feet high and one !
ascertained that others have
success- the shoot three inches
the summer grape, JEstavalis stock.I or cutting long,
mile from the river, he can get lake
have grafted all four of the best fully "worked" various varieties of with a plump bud well ripened at the
fronts, pine or hammock, if he wants a "bunch the Bullace
grapes of the domesticated Vitis vul grapes" on or middle. Then cut away lengthwayshalf
water front, or he can get as far from pina family-the Flowers, Scupper- 1\1 Muscadine.ED.Grafting .
the wood, taking care not to destroy -
water as he chooses ; he can locate nong, Tenderpulp and Thomas, and .
t the pith at the woody base of the
have fruited three of them their
near one railroad, or near two rail upon
own wild family stock. Of the other the Wild Grape. bud. Cut the ends with a sharp knife,
roads and the St. Johns river, and in
kinds I have grafted the Concord,I ves, Editor FLO UDA DISPATCH: smooth and straight, and place the

addition to all these, he can locate Prentis,Lenoir Warren,Norton's Vir- I hope that those who have vines of prepared bud on the stem of the old

near the greatest and most wonderful ginia,Johannesberg, Bacchus, Goethe,
the wild "summer" grape, Vitis JEsta- vine, and mark out the exact length
spring in Florida, and all this at more Wilder, Black Hamburg, Catawba,
reasonable location Newsom's Early and Cynthianaofthese valis, will test the proposed plan of and breadth of the piece holding the
prices, considering
I have fruited Goethe, Johannesburg grafting better varieties upon them bud ; cut a part of the stem, sufficientto

.and advantages, than anywhere else Norton's Virginia and Black and report the resultIf receive the bud with close fittingone -

in the State. Hamburg, for the past two years, the the plan is practicable in the side at least, and both ends should
Most of our citizens came here poor. last nauied not being a success as far as
hands of it be make fit. Press the bud in
ordinary growers, may a perfect ,
None who have been here five years, ripening up a good berry, though I
and have been industrious, would be may have a spurious Black Hamburg.The the means of adding some good varie- tie firmly, and cover with clay or

other varieties named I am ex- ties to our list, which utterly fail on grafting wax. When the bud has
considered in the Northern
poor pecting to fruit next season. I find their own roots. My own opinion is grown to form one leaf, the branch or
States ; and no one who has lived for that the best time to graft the is
grape that a majority will fail, and that vine beyond the bud should be cut
that length of time in this country, in late winter or early spring, just be- '"

can leave and stay away, for our fore the sap begins to rise in the vines.I none but experts of great experiencewill away. .
the cleft and the main generally be successful.If .
use graft graft
genial clime is the lotus fruit that The Brighton.Too
stock when the collar is smooth enoughto
the varieties which
brings forgetfulness of native land. permit of this being done by split- IJacopean' much can scarcely be said in

But I am trespassing upon the ting it. If the main stock is not suita- suffer so much from Phylloxera, could favor of this popular variety as to

patience of your readers, and shall be ble for grafting then I cut off the be grafted above ground upon native quality and other qualifications. In

charged with being too enthusiastic.I largest root from the collar, (which is vines, we might be able to test them, color, form and size of both bunch and
generally smooth and straight, and with of little fruit for
a hope getting a
that it is excusable for
only it resembles Catawba but
can say berry, ripens
graft that. If the main vine is usedto W. C. STEELE.
one who has lived here for six years. graft into and is one and a half to our pains. earlier-soon after Delawareunitingthe
(and taken the DISPATCH), and beenan two inches in diameter, the graft will sprightliness of the Catawba with

eye witness to two-thirds of all be tight enough without tying the The Empire State, the sweetness and richness of the Dela-

these developments, to be filled even to stock. If stock is small, r r a lateral This grape promises well for Flor- i ware. Vine a free grower and pro
root is used to graft into, I tie with a
overflowing with enthusiasm for Flor- string to keep graft tight and then puta ida. Mr. Livingstone, of Waldo, saysit I! ductive. Beautiful specimens of the

ida. Respectfully, handful of soft clay around the graft is as early as the Champion, equalsthe Brighton have been laid upon our

F. C. AUSTIN. and draw the dirt up over all, only Duchess in quality, and is as vig- table this season, grown upon the

Orange City Fla.,_Sept. 22, 1886. leaving one eye of the graft the least orous as the Concord. It is a seedlingof sandy lands of East Florida.
.-4 bit above ground. Cover the whole .
the Hartford
Prolific fertilized
Groves are "laid by." with a light mulch of leaves or grass. A tendril is an abortive fruit buncha
the Clinton. Nearly all of the bunches
My\ objection 1o grafting early in the bunch of fruit a productive ten-
Dr. Neal, of Archer, is experimenting season is., the string around graft will]] shouldered, and the finest shade of dril.

with castor beans as a crop for rot, unless a sea grass one. Clay dry white ever seen in fruit; bunches .

profit. out and cracks, which releases the large, from six to ten inches long, A bunch of grapes without a healthyleaf
graft and it dies before the growingseason
shouldered ; berry medium to large, opposite is like a ship at sea with-
In Sumter county 40,000 boxes of opens up. By grafting a weekor
so before the sap begins to rise, roundish oval ; color white, with very out a rudder-it can't come to port.
have been sold on the trees at .
oranges the string will hold and clay keep light tinge of yellow, covered witha -. -
$1.50 box. Cut out the small]] clustersof
per imperfect
moist till becomes united
._.__-.. graft to thick, white: bloon ; leaf thick,
stock. In some very dry seasons I grapes, as early as possible, but any
smooth underside flesh tender
; juicy,
The fish business is
just opening on
have watered the grafts, so as to keep time will answer before beginning to
the St. Johns and rich, sweet and sprightly, with a slight .
some .
upper very clay damp.In ripen.: Those left will ripen earlier,
fine and fat mullet have already been mild winters with us the sap will trace of native aroma, continuing a
and make finer clusters.
shipped. rise and fall in the wild vines several long time in use ; vine very hardy.Its larger,....._--

t times during the dormant season. Thisis productiveness, color, fine quality, No one should attempt to grow

H. S. Kedney of Maitland\ Orange particularly so with the Vifa Vul-- hardiness, vigor and healthfulness of grapes under glass for profit. Such
pina, and if the vines should happento
county, has purchased one hundred be cut during these times, will bleed vine and foliage, size and compactness culture is attempted only by people

acres of land near Monticelloj\ which Tea free y.'A. of cluster and good shipping qualified whose wealth rtmfif&a them to indulge <

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OF811 e ro'te' Steele ; it is only by a thorough discussion Methods of Culture.A cannot be made on soil that will not

of these topics that we can correspondent says: grow crab-grass.
bring out the facts. We maintain our "I am very much of Mr. Wether-
Best Varieties and Time to Bud.
position on each count however. bee's opinion as to crab-grass. If it is
" GROVE. necessary to shade the soil I should A subscriber propounds the follow
We did not that land near town
say very much prefer cow-peas. An Acme ing: Will you please favor me withan
was better worth $50 per acre than will the land clean if the weedsare
Mr., Steele Takes Exceptions to Our keep answer to a few questions?
Estimates.I 1 and four miles out at $1.25 per acre, never allowed to get a start, but
1. What is the better time to bud
for the that settlers once let crab-grass get a start and
simple reason new
trust that the editor will not ob- orange trees now growing in grove :
ject to a little criticism in his turn. ; without the $50 must go further out nothing plow] will short subdue of turning it. Is it it under not neces-witha this fall as dorm ants, or early spring?

the subject being his estimate of the and those possessing the wherewithal sary to go over the grove two or three ANSWER.-Put in buds at once, to

cost of making an orange grove. naturally get as eligible a location as times as often with an Acme as with a remain dormant through the wing r.

The price of land is given correctly, possible. plow ?" Rebud those that fail to "take" ?nearly

but one fact is not brought out, viz: Owing to cheap labor or light tim Crab-grass is not necessary to shade spring, and start all out together.By .

that land within one half mile of a ber, our correspondent. may have exceptional the soil, during the growing season, it doing this you will gain time.

railroad station or wharf on the riveris advantages in the matter of does more harm than good. Many 2. Advise as to the best varieties,

cheaper at $50 per acre than the clearing. Twenty dollars per acre is seeing the evil effects of "Clean Cul- all things considered, for a small grove

- same land would be as a gift if three however the current contract price for ture," have rushed to the opposite ex of. say, 200 to thornless to 400 trees varieties, giving other preference -
miles away. The cost of teaming back cutting and clearing pine land "from treme and giving their groves but one things being equal, and also keepingin

and forth the extra distance over Flor- the stump" in most sections of East or two plowings through the year, mind home consumption, succession

ida sand will soon amount to more and South Florida. Forty dollars per allow the grass to take possession.This from early to ]late, fitness for market,

than the cost of the land. acre is not a high estimate for clear. course on pine land is even worse and the desirability of having but few

The cost of clearing given is I sup. ing "stumps and all." Even if con- than constantly stirring a bare surface varieties to ship.ANSWER. .

pose the usual rate that has come under tracted for less than this sum, much provided the latter method is accom- .-For a standard midseason -

his observation. It is too low, after work must be done in the way of panied by abundant fertilization fruit we have nothing better than

however, for some parts of the State. remaining roots, etc., before it is readyfor both methods are ruinous. Plant some Magnum Bonum, Homosassa, Nonpareil

In this settlement, on ordinary the plow. If "done by the day" crop to take up and retain the soil and varieties of this class. Mediterranean \ -

pine land, from ten .to fifteen the cost is more likely to exceed than with interest, the elements which would Sweet, Joffa and Majorcaare

dollars acre will for fall below this sum. We have been otherwise pass off*in a volatile form, good imported sorts, and have the
per pay
chopping above ground, and burningthe clearing land annually for at least but do not let crab-gross take posses- advantage of thornlessness. They are,

logs, while from twenty to twenty- twelve years, but have seldom gottenthe sion of the grove, robbing the trees of possibly, less hardy than the foregoing.For .

five dollars acre will clear the work done at less than the above food and moisture, and stunting them an early sort we have as yet noth-
land cutting all the trees below the figures although we have endeavoredto when they should be growing.A ing better than the Oblong varieties.Hart's .

reach of the plow and taking out all reduce cost to a minimum. Acme will cut out a Late (Tardif) and Higley'sLate
Mr.\ Steele turns the sod are excellent varieties, and hangon
the stumps. evidently over crab-grass as thoroughly as a plow.
With us it costs from four to five surface in breaking. This we never The one-horse implements are so light until July in perfect condition.The .

dollars per acre to break the land, do as it is almost impossible to avoid they run over grass that has become Mandarin type always commandsa
running so deep as to turn up the sub- well rooted. The two-horse Acme is good price. You cannot do better
plowing one way, we never cross plowat
the time of the first ureaking. If soil which is ruinous to our average one of the best and cheapest grove than to set your grove to Magnum
pine land. Our method is to "scratch"it cultivators in use. Bonum or Homosassa, planting in the
the all of
stumps are out the way and
the land is well plowed turning all the with a "scooter ;" it is the old fash- W. P. Wright has been very- successful centre of each square Tangierine,
ioned "cracker" but have with the method of Mediterranean Sweet and WashingtonNavel.
sod over flat and the surface is then way, we following
harrowed thoroughly filling all the found it the best. cultivation in his grove at Pelham .
Mr. Steele presumes the rails to be Park, Drayton Island, Florida. In 3. Has Washington Navel been
crevices is in
the sod a better condi- fruited in Florida] sufficiently to test
tion to rot quickly than if torn up by split along the line of the fence, thisis February he gives the trees a liberal its value, and if so, how does "it stand

cross plowing.We not always possible, and the aver application of fertilizer, and com- the test? It seems to be the favorite

'can get rails split for one dollar age cost of hauling and handling will mences cultivation with a two-horse variety in California, and is fast super-
rarely fall below one dollar per hun Acme. One man will go over the seding all others.ANSWER.Washington.
per hundred and at that price the la-
borers make from two to three dollars dred. grove (of ten acres) in two days. Very Navel has

per day. The rails for 120 rods of \Ve have a twelve acre young grove little hoeing is required to remove the been fruited some years in Florida.Its .

fence would cost at above rate twenty- which we hire "tended" "by the day," grass from immediately about the quality is fully determined, and
the man who does the work is thor- trunks of the trees. The grass is turned stands first of all. Those specimens of
four dollars. Fifty cents per hundredfor
oughly competent, has carte-blanche to under before it begins to run and this bearing trees we have seen bear pro-
laying them up into a fence would
pay good wages, probably from one cultivate as often as he thinks proper operation is repeated until July first, lificly, and if the trees generally do as

dollar and a half to two dollars per and keep in "apple pie" order, yet when stirring the soil is discontinuedand well in this particular, the objection of
the expense does not exceed $120 per a mowing machine substituted for shy-bearing brought against the Navel

day.The cost of cultivation is estimatedtoo year. ((See the cost of Mr. Wright's the Acme. The mowing machine is will be no longer. pertinent..
method elsewhere on this page.) kept running until the grass stops P 4
low. I know that contracts are Laterals are like politicians not
Our observation leads to the in the fall when all cultiva-
often made at that price but the results checked they are the worst of thieves.
are seldom satisfactory to the that an expenditure for culti- tion is discontinued until commenced r. ..

owner. Twenty dollars per acre per vation and fertilizing (on average again by the Acme in spring. The The Sturdevant groves of Orange

year will not 'pay more than'fair wages lands), exceeding $20 per acre per grass cut by the machine is not removed City will turn out 2,000 boxes of

annum is unnecessary outlay.-ED. but allowed to fall and decay.As i oranges this year.
for the amount ,of labor that shouldbe .
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a result this treatment trees
put on each acre every year and Unripe oranges are selling on the
The Palatka News "Such in fine condition growing vigor-I
of says: orange are ,
leaves nothing to buy fertilizers, tree at $1.25 per hundred in some sections -
which not less than ten dollars worth growers as Bishop, Hoyt & Co., ously and fruiting heavily. One hundred of Sumter county.

acre per year should be used and James Harris, Frederick DeBarry, ,and fifty dollars will cover the : .
double per the quantity would be more Brown Bros., Geo. W. Lyle and M. expence of cultivation for the year. The hammock orange groves in and

profitable. W. C. STEELE. J. Doyle, have very little use for an This method would not succeed upon around LaGrange, on Indian river,

Switzerland,Fla.,Oct.5th,18S6.i Exchange, but they are interested in soil too poor to produce a rank growth are in good condition and will give
tritlcl.ui i irm il hT"yf ifl order: Brother ,1 luw fl'cl J ls; ph} trgcs." of fiftua, Indcctf: At fe orange frlJVt' full rare 1t.1t 'h, UII1"IgCr\ l ; c f

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I jSmall Fruits I notice that one of your corre- produce a profitable crop of strawberries -I

S spondents, an advocate (I am glad to would be plenty for blackberries. I .r.L pl8.lt1.

see) for drying our surplus products,
Wherever the cultivation of the black- i. --
THE GUAVA. remarks that he has not seen the sub- I A New Honey Plant.

.- ject brought into notice by our State berry has been extensively engagedin Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Helen Harcourt Gives the Resultof
Her Recent Experiments in papers. I would respectfully suggest it has proved a safe and profitablecrop. A new honey pUnt is receiving the

This Fruit. that my humble pen has been working In New Jersey, North Caro- attention of the bet'-keeping frater-

Evaporating in this direction fjr: several years, as lina and other States the
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: nity. Messrs. A. I. Root, editor of
witness articles in the DISPATCH
You request Helen Harcourt to and others ; and also, Agriculturist I- is annually the source of an immense Gleanings, Prof. McLain, of the

"stand and deliver" evaporated would call attention to "Chapter xxix revenue to the people. We United States Apiacultural Station,

therewith.guavas, and 'experiences connected Evaporating Fruits"-in the new have no doubt but that the productionof and L. C. Root were appointed a com-

edition of "Florida Fruits, and Howto blackberries in Alachua will
in county mittee to visit the apiary of Mr.Cbap-
My experiments ,evaporatingguavas "
was a ,complete success. The Raise Them, just out on sale. in the near future be ensively en- man, of Versailles, New York, where
This matter of
evaporating our sur-
only drawback we experienced was in plus fruits and vegetables, for home gaged in.-Alachua. Advocate. two acres of the plant were in bloom.
the labor of the fruit for
preparing and market, is ono of great import From the account of Friend Root in
Unlike the peach and the Evaporating Strawberries.Editor .
drying. our State. Given a first-class, reliable Gleanings, of August 15th, it is sup
apple,the guava has as yet no specially FLORIDA DISPATCH :
evaporator, and there is no reason
the seed from either
machines for its and. posed came
prepared easy whatever why, at season of the Mr. Porter's ideas, about evaporating -
and these will. any Florida the Bermudas. It is stated
rapid paring slicing ; or
year, the Florida housekeeper should fruit, etc., are excellent. Good
come in time, just as soon as there is the plant is hardy and stands drouth
not have on hand an abundant supplyof practical evaporators can be boughtnow
sufficient demand to justify the manu home-grown fruits and vegetablesof well. The number of bees visitingone
facturers in supplying it. I have received for seven dollars, and larger sizesat
all kinds. ball of the in
plant just one day
of this. I have tried hundreds
assurance on higher prices, up to of
the guava several apple parers-an ap Montclair, Fla., September 29, 1886. dollars.In by actual count was 2,135. From the

pIe"parer, cover and slicer" combined, The specimens referred to came in one thing I believe he is mistaken statements in regard to its merits as a

and a peach parer-all perfect for the it would be desirable
honey plant a acquisition -
due time and fine. We
fruits for which very viz : that the evaporating of straw-
they were designed,
but failing with the guava, becausethe should never be without evaporated berries,would be profitable. They can to the native honey plants of

texture of the latter, like that of guavas, if to be had in market. Notice be canned, but when evaporated the Florida ; the merit of standing drouth

the pear, is too soft to withstand the of the new edition of "The Fruitsof I product would probably be hard to being one of special value in the light

side pressure of the paring knive. The Florida" will in columns soil of Florida. It is said to yield
appear our find, very little but seeds would be
result was, that while fruit too green honey for the space of twenty days,
shortly.-ED. left. W. C. S.
and hard to be desirable for .
evapor- .. and the appearance of a few of the
ating was perfectly pared, the ripe
The Melon Shrub.
Neat Packages.A balls after having been protected from
fruit was pushed off by the pressure
before it was a quarter peeled. We farmer who had raised, pickedand the bees by having paper bags tied

were, therefore, driven to the use of I have been testing the "Melon brought to market some very fine over them for two days,were as if they

silver, fruit or table knives, steel discoloring Shrub," all summer, on high and low blackberries, had them piled up in a had been dipped in good thick honey.

the fruit; this was rather tedious land and the result is far from satis-
large tray and found difficulty in sell- Prof. A. J. Cook, of the MichiganState
and would be
serious draw-
a factory. Out of eleven plants set out
back in preparing very large quantities ing them at five cents a quart. While Agricultural College, in a com-
all of which
17 started and
unless there were children to help talking with him a "huckster" came munication to the editor of Gleanings,

in the work. We prepared and evaporated grew for awhile and were nursed with along and bought the berries at four says: "The plants were set out the

about ten bushels and if Jack great care, only five now survive. Sev-
and a half cents a quart. In a few last of April, and though season
Frost had had the politeness to send eral of them bloomed freely through
minutes they were gracing another has been terribly dry, they have
word in time, of his impending Jan-
June and but fruit
July only one set
uary visit, we would have had three stand in clean quart baskets, selling grown on light sand most vigorously,
and that fell off before it two inches
times as much saved. was readily at eight cents, two for fifteen. are magnificent plants, and are loaded

Those designed for jelly only we did long.Has These little baskets can be had for with globe-like flower heads. The

not pare; the skins are not objectionable any one succeeded in getting
about fifty cents a hundred. Wouldit plant looks some like a thistle, as we
in jelly-making, rather the con- fruit in Florida? If so, I should be
trary ; we dried all the parings for this know what not have paid the farmer to have might expect, as it is a composite
glad to special treat-
purpose.Some. very purchased a few ? I plant. The flowers opened July 20th,
is W. C. S.
of the guavas,as you will note ment necessary.. and each ball has a great many flow-

by the samples herewith, were cut Blackberries. The cotton gins at Lake City are in ers, each of which must be visited

lengthwise, just as we cut peaches for Blackberries may be made a very full blast. many times a day by the bees. In-
the table, and others we sliced on the .
this last profitable crop in Florida. The fruit deed, the flowers are alive with bees
cabbage-cutter, set coarse; we Mr. Batton, a progressive farmer of
of of the varieties that from until late in the
found a very expeditious way, thoughwe any improved Clay has been experimentingfor I early morn
rather prefer the appearance of the are cultivated at the North would find evening." It is stated that it will
some with a view to improving -
former method.In ready sale in our home markets at years bloom for three years after planting.Its .
marmalade his corn by increasing the varietiesof
making or spicingthe remunerative prices, and, if sent North, flavor, it is stated, is slight, and is
guavas, we disposed of the major years on each stalk, by carefully
part of the seeds by rubbing them out, would undoubtedly be. still more selecting the best of the bottom ears i pronounced very pleasant, and will

as some'of the samples will show ; thisis profitable, ripening as they do here in stalks the rank equal to white clover or linden.If .
growing on containing largest
not necessary, of course. May and June. Wherever straw- it can be successfully acclimated in
yield, he now gets from two to f.jur
Some of the guavas are darker than berries are grown and shipped in large this locality it will be of great valueto
others these are the red'ones ears stalk, the being three
; ; guavas per average
blackberries also be the of the
quantities, might bring up rear mangrove
appear to retain their natural colors in ears per stalk.
evaporating more closely than most made very profitable. The same refrigerators .. bloom. Were it possible to secure: a

other fruits. would answer for both "We suggest the reorganization of good stand of the sweet clover in this

Within the last two weeks we have crops, as the blackberries do not our Fruit Growers' Association. We climate, in connection with our native

placed on our pantry shelves jelly, begin to ripen until after the shippingseason consider it an institution capable of honey-producing plants, Florida would
marmalade and spiced fruit-all made
for btrawberries is over. Black- accomplishing an immense amount of indeed stand second to no other loca-
from our treasured evaporated guavas,
and all fully equal to the same tides berries can be grown with very much good to those engaged in the cultiva- tion for large yields of honey. Though

made from the fresh fruits, although less labor and expense than strawberries. tion of the various kinds of fruit upon somewhat under a cloud the present

these "lived and died" in the summerof A patch of blackberries once which we depend mainly for material season, there is no doubt but this part

1885. The fruit in this shape will established would not need to be renewed prosperity. Organization and cooperation of the State will soon regain its former
if from the
keep indefinitely, protected
attacks, of the fruit moth, by being for at least ten years, and prob- of our citizens should char- reputation so far as relates to the

tied up in paper bags,and these again ably not for twenty. One-halftbequan- acterize our efforts in striving to develop amount and quality of the honey pro

being placed in tight muslin ones. tity of fertilizer that is necessary to our resources."-Apopka Union. I duced. ,

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More Explicit!Information Wanted. must say that we are going ahead but The New Agriculture.Editor .
and C Arden
Editor of FLORIDA DISPATCH: Farm l must keep up with the times in implements FLORIDA DISPATCH:

Mr. Charles F. Henning, of Citra, fertilizers and everything that When Mr. A.V. Cole first publishedan
Fences, Fertilizers, Irrigation, Etc. goes to push the farmer ahead. Our "
Florida, says, in the American Bee account of his "New Agriculture,
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH oats and
: corn, potato crops were exceptionally -
Journal, of August, 18th, 1886, that, I see by your paper that somebodystill ; good this season. We can as he calls it, he gave the cost on his

on an he has taken a little talk of five place as $500.00 acre. If it cost
average, has an idea that it is for our mu- I now our acre potato patch, per
'over two hundred and seven poundsper tual benefit to fence in our cultivatedland etc. Oranges about sixty per cent ofa that amount where there were plentyof

colony from his bees, and they are in order that somebody's scrub think full crop that and trees generally with clear looking culture well.I stones on the land, will it not cost

full again. Mr. Henning might have stock should feed on our wire grass, look the best. E. G. LILES. nearly or quite double that, where no

been more explicit and stated the num- and the razor-backs run rampant, San Antonio, Fla.,Sept.29, 1886. stones can be had, but their place

ber of colonies. The clause in his report their See last issue for article on eradi- must be supplied by the use of drain
poking long noses through every
"all are full again," implies a hole in the fence or under it, to get at cating Maiden Cane grass. tile which must be brought a long

sufficient amount of stores left for the our sweet potatoes. Tile drains are the best. Wooden distance at great expense, counting .

bees to subsist upon the coming winter. Now, this may seem right to some "box-drains" will answer very well. the cost of tile, freight and breakage?

Short reports from localities in Florida eyes, but we do not look at it that There must be sufficient fall to carry I believe in drainage, and in under-

similar to the above, are of interest to, way. "Let every one take care of I off the water to render them effective, drainage with tile where it is practi-

the readers of the DISPATCH, and the their own" seems to be one of nature's say one foot in a.hundred... cable. I also believe in irrigation and

Apiary Department should contain laws, and it would be rather hard to Hay in West Florida. if the two can be combined, so much
more of them. The number of colonies the better.I .
alter it. But says one : "It don't payus Numerous experiments in hay-

style of hives or size of frames to keep up our stock." Well, kill making have been made in West should want a very large bank account -

used; amount of comb or extracted them then, and get some that will pay Florida this season. It is probablethat before undertaking such ex-

honey secured, amount of honey fed to here. The inventor of
you. This question rightly settled it will prove a more profitablecrop periments a

the colonies, number of new colonies will prove the salvation of the State. than cotton in this section. East practical plan for irrigation on the

either by natural swarming or division, The fertilizing properties of the stockis and South Florida affords an unlim- level lands and porous soils of Flor-

as well as the sources of honey when what we want and must have, in ited market for their product of baled ida, would confer an almost inestimable -

known, are always items of interest, to order to assure success. With the hay. benefit on his fellowcitizens.w. .

readers at home and abroad. If your present system that is lost, except whatis According to the Floridian, Mr. c. s.

bees have not done well)), don't be afraid I I saved by night-penning for a few John B. Davids, of Leon county, is in 14Bice Alachua.

to say so, there is no disgrace in furnishing weeks ; and no commercial fertilizer preparing to go into this business on
In the above the
county acreagein
a discouraging report, thoughat will bring forth as good a return as a large scale. He now has seventyodd
rice is more than double that of
times somewhat humiliating. that same cow-penned land. I feel acres ready for seeding. From
last The of this
year. production
Though the prospect is unfavorablefor safe in saying that this State will this ground he has taken a pile of
the apiarists in this locality, to foothold satis- and in size staple throughout State is on the
never get a or prove stumps roots as large as
increase. The of rice
winter their colonies without feeding, factory, until every farmer and fruit- the largest dwelling-house in Talla- production paysa
handsome profit, and we are glad to
it is a satisfaction to know the neces- grower make their own fertilizer, and hassee. It has been plowed and cross-
sity is not universal nor the result of have facilities for thirteen times and know that our Jarmers are likely to
some good wateringthe plowed finally to a
become in its cul-
any laziness on the part of the bees. thirsty land. This ought not to depth of twenty-nine inches, and har- engaged
ture. Heretofore there has not been
A correspondent of Gleanings, in the give a blank look to any one, for a few rowed about as often as plowed. The
sufficient amount of rice in
August number from Sara.Sota, Flor- have already started out fully equippedin ground has also been highly fertilized, produced

ida, reports having taken from eigh- this way, and others will soon follow. and next year (and succeeding yearsas anyone section to justify the buildingof
a first-class rice mill, but we are in-
colonies of which four in
teen were a What we want to know now is, whatwe well) Mr. Davids expects to gather
weak condition and two in box-hives, can do, and how? Those that aid 400 tons of hay from this field. In formed that parties are about ready to
engage in such an enterprise at Gaines-
fifty-three gallons of extracted honey, in this work are true helpers, and we the meantime he is preparing more
ville. When the rice is in
twelve produced
weighing pounds to the gallon, hope to see reports of success and failures land for grasses. From experimentsand
quantity, mills will be forthcoming.Irish .
and two hundred and eight one pound
in this paper. We expect plentyof thorough examination Mr. Davids "

sections. H.-4 D. both. If success is reported, we has found eight varieties that are reliable Potatoes. ....

Plain or Printed Wax Sheets. want to know how it was gained ; if for southern hay crops. Of Mr. Crane, of Nashua, is now eat-

An experienced bee-keeper says the failures, why they were so; then we these he will plant two, Alfalfa and ing Irish potatoes which he dug on

general opinion thin plain sheets of may see our way clear. Johnson grass. his place at Nashua, Fla., last March.

wax are more likely to receive drone Hundreds of people are waiting to < the belief
Making Our Own Hay.A Notwithstanding general
cells than printed foundations, is see if there is any surety of success- will
Florida farmer says he saved that potatoes not keep in Florida

eroneous. He says: "Have repeat- fully cultivating Florida soil ; when enough crab-grass hay to last his these are as fresh and sound as if they ,

edly used plain sheets of wax, both in there is, it will open a way for them. horse and several cows for five monthsat were fresh dug. Mr.\ Crane's methodof
.brood-chamber and in the Our rainy season is over early this
a cost of fifteen cents per hundred. keeping the potatoes may be of in-
department, with the best results, year, and we have been for many days
Hundreds of thousands of tons of hayare terest. He puts them in a north room,
never having discovered a single "looking for rain ;" the ground is very
this while them
annually brought to State and and, giving good ventila-
drone-cell built on the unprinted dry, yet we have some turnips lookingwell.
sold to our farmers at a minimum tion, is careful to exclude all the light.
sheets of But let it be Did notice that sprinklerand
wax. remem- you
price of $1 per hundred pounds. Whileat He has had the best success with po
bered that I never use plain sheets hoes? Yes, that is the .secret ;
the same time thousands of tons tatoes.
over four inches wide." water we must have! .-.-.
.. S. L. REED. of excellent grass for making hay are Slanting Toothed Harrow.
Queens.Wire Frames. Fla.,October allowed to waste that could be savedat
Plttman. 1,1886.
The in teeth in
patent slanting a
According to the testimony of lead- -*- a cost not exceeding twentyfivecents
Queries and Notes from San harrow (the Thomas smoothing har-
of all live per hundred,our producers being
ing apiarists, queens races Antonio.
row for instance) expired long
} ago--
in fruit and
from three to five engaged truck-growing to
and there is no infringement of the
Wire frames are unanimously con- I wold like to find out from some of pay for the Northern hay. Are we law in making and using harrows with
demned. your numerous correspondents, the not wasting at the bung and saving at
teeth. There is
slanting a
> patent,
best way of getting rid of Maiden the spigot?
Let every one turn himself around Cane, and also the best drain pipesfor .. however, on the form of the frame

and look at home, and he will find springy land. I am a resident Jefferson county farmers are ship- made by the Thomas Harrow Com-

enough to do,-Cervantes. here of three years standing, and I ping home-made hay to Jacksonville. pany.

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The Orchard.: men, Seedmen and Florists,in Chicagoin ing out two eyes. This is simple, and PEACHES

1881 and again at the meeting of it is all that is necessary to be done.I -
: Keeping Out the Borer.Pruning.Acclimated .-
ACCLIMATINGFBUITS.. the American Pomological Society in cannot give the reason why grafted Varieties.

Philadelphia in 1883. At the latter LeContes are worthless, but experiencehas Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :

Mr. Steele Replies to Mr. Mott. place there was on exhibition a very taught us that such is the case. A I have been much interested in the

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH- : fine display of Minnesota\ apples.In neighbor of mine, some fourteen years article on peaches and their cultivation

In Mr. Mott's letter, which appearedin view of Mr.\ Mott's\ very positive ago, set an orchard of rootlets and which have appeared lately in the DisPATCH -

the DISPATCH of September 13th, assertions I will say no more on the grafted LeContes. I have noticed his and especially on the success

he calls Mr. Taber to account for question of acclimating plants until I trees carefully since they came into and failure of the different varieties,

statements of mine, an injustice to the have investigated the subject thor- bearing, especially for the last six and the various methods employed to

latter gentleman which I regret. oughly and have some more direct years,and every year the rootlets bear keep the trees free from borers. I

Mr.\ Mott reiterates his former asser- evidence to offer. If I find that I am from ten to thirty bushels of fine pears, would like some of your readers to try

tion that there is no such thing as mistaken, I shall not hesitate to ac- and the grafted trees do not average a my way. It bears the experiencedtest

acclimating a plant. But I must still knowledge the fact.I bushel to the tree. The rootlets are of many years and will be foundof

believe that he is mistaken. All the saw nothing in Archer's inquiry four times as large as the grafted trees. little trouble and very effective in

apples in cultivation are believed to which should give offence, or that Can anything be plainer than this ? Is its results. As soon as the trees drop

have originated from one common would justify calling it an "unkind not experience a good school ? No their leaves-usually in NovemberI -

source, viz., the wild crab apple of fling at Mr.\ Bidwell's peach." The other root will supply the LeConte take all the earth from the roots,

Europe. If this is true, and there writer was merely inquiring concern- with sufficient sap to withstand its leaving barely enough to keep the tree

seems to be no doubt of it, how can ing the numerous notices of the Bid- rampant growth except its own, is the in position. I do this to keep the tree
verdict here where it is best cool, and also to too early
the following statements of facts be well peach, which appeared about that known. prevent

accounted for except by admittingthat time in many of the newspapers of the All other varieties of pears are madeto blooming and consequent loss of fruit
seedlings have adapted them- double and treble their growth by from late spring frosts. When all
State. His word were, "Is it a 'b,.om'
selves to climate. These facts are to sell stock, or does it herald an ac- grafting them on LeConte roots, danger of frost is past, or I see the

gleaned from Downing's Fruit and quisition ?" This was a very natural and apples do equally as well. A wordto trees:: budding out in spite of their bare

Fruit Trees of America and from the question, in view of the fact that the the wise is sufficient." roots,.I make a good whitewashthreeparts
best lime, one part cement
apple list of the American Pomolog- notices referred to contained no accurate -
ical Society for 1883. The Fameuse i description of the fruit, nothingbut The Kelsey's Time of Ripening.Editor and one quarter of a pound of salt to

is the most profitable apple in Canada ; the bare assertion that this seed- FLORIDA DISPATCH: every gallon of water ; this is boiled
In the DISPATCH of 27th and applied hot to the trunks of the
it is supposed to be an old French ling of the Peen-to was a great improvement September ,
under the head of Oriental Plums trees from the four of
variety ; as we come South it beginsto upon its par"ent. The same ground up, some

fail, and is not recommended southof query had suggested itself to me, andI I notice in speaking of the Kelsey Japan five feet, using a stiff brush, and takingcare
Plum that it is said in that crevice is filled. I then
Maryland and Kentucky, except to ripen every
was very glad to see it in the DIS-
that Alabama gives it one star, which PATCH, and hoped that it would bringout Florida during the month of August. scatter over the roots of each tree a

must be for some mountainous district a full and accurate account of the Permit me to state that at this present handful of dry lime, and about four

The Baldwin originated in peculiar merits of the fruit. This is writing, (October 1st,) some magnificent quarts of ashes and draw the earth

Massachusetts\ and is the best apple the first time that I ever heard of a specimens of the Kelsey Plumcan back to a level. By this means I

known in New England, but cannotbe new variety being sent out simply with be seen here, and they are not as always }have sound fruit and healthytrees.

at the South. On the other yet thoroughly ripe. J. E. COLE. .
grown the vague general claim that it is bet
Glen St. Mary, Florida,October 1, 1886. J. P. Berckmans, of Augusta, Ga.,
hand the which
Shockley originatedin
ter than some old kind. Usually those .
4 who is the Southern
highest authorityon
Georgia, thrives throughout the who introduce new fruits go to the
Oriental Plums. Horticulture advises
Southern States but is not recommended -
other extreme, and go into the most
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : peach tree to a low, broad head so as
for cultivation north of Del-
minute details of the various excellencies -
which' I suppose that I am considerablybehind to shade the trunk from the sun, and I
aware. Stephenson's Winter,
of their
pet.'V. the times, but I had never have followed his advice as far as
originated in Mississippi, is double C. STEELE.
heard of the new Japan plums, Botan, ticable.
the My peaches have no names,
starred throughout Southern Switzerland, Fla.THE
... Botankio, etc., until I read the account and I doubt if they can be duplicated.
States, is given a single star
Indiana, Pennsylvania and New LE CONTE. published in the DISPATCH of Sep About eight years ago I bought an old

Jersey, but nonientioned at all for Best Method of-Propagating this tember 27th. place on which wag an orchard of very
other Northern State. There area Pear. Since the Kelsey came out I had fine peaches. The owners had moved
often wondered if there not other
were from South Carolina
some thirty
few varieties of early apples which In answer to some inquiries of a years

seem equally at home in all climates, correspondent of Home and Farm, "T. varieties.I before, and had planted peach seed
received some buds of Prunus Si- from that State.
brought They had
for example Red Astrachan is sup- E. B." a well known expert and successful
moni from Indiana in July, and set continued each
to plant seed from
posed to be a Russian apple though fruit-grower, of Thomasville, year
some in wild plum stocks and some in the best specimens, (a practice I have
first introduced into England from Ga., has this to say of the comparative
peach stocks. Those that took are continued and
), thus, these trees
Sweeden in 1816. This variety is advantage of grafting or growing the
double starred throughout the Northern LeConte from cuttings : "I have been growing very vigorously. I are the successive seedlings of nearly a

States and also in the Southernones growing the LeConte for twelve years, Prunus Pissardi seems to take 1 halfcentury. Strange, also, that thereis
kindly to Florida soil and climate, not a yellow peach them. I
where this fruit is grown at all and have set one hundred and fifteen among
and is one of the few kinds that have acres in them, and ought to have sufficient v- and grows with remarkable vigor. suppose the originals must have been
Whether valuable for fruit or not, it. all white. E. K. T.
ripened fruit in Florida. Lack of experience to put at rest the
is worthy of general cultivation as an Providence,Bradford Co., F la.,Sept.5H,1886. .
space forbids citing any more exam- propriety grafting LeConte on other ornamental tree. The leaves and -.*.-
ples at this time. I do not know any- stocks. We propagate the LeConte from Peaches and watermelons are now
branches all dark
about in Minnesota would are a very purple, on the home-stretch cukes have
thing apple.culture cuttings, exactly as you grape- ;
and retain their rich color
from my own personal observation, vines. After sufficient frost to cause passed the three-quarter pole, and
heat of our long summers un-
having never been in that State. ButI wood to harden and leaves to fall, we green corn is distanced, but grapesare

believed that I had good evidenceof prune the trees and take the wood of changed.-.-.-4- with us for weeks to come.

the truth of the statements I made, present year's growth and cut into The pear orchards and orange a 4
Clear writers, like clear fountains,
from what I heard at the meeting of pieces ten to twelve inches long and groves in the Gulf Hammock are do not seem so deep as they are, the

the American Association of Nursery. stick into well-prepared ground, leav- booming. turbid looks most profound.-Landor.


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OCTOBER 11,1886.] --- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. 691 ... :

grans porta on. "Figure as you may no profit can r t by your Protective Association ; andso double the mileage which your products
be discovered for the producer. far as my observation and experience are actually transported. If
"Without further remarks these go, every effort has been made our trains were loaded in both direc-
matters are submitted for your consid-and no expenditure spared to improve t tions, as is the case with great trunk
Committee of Fruit and Truck- eration." t the service which the perishable natureof 1 line, the fact would be different, and
Growers Confer With Rail-
road Officials. MR. PERRY SPEAKS. < your products demands ; and I say we could afford to accept less as our
The committee appointed by the After forcibly setting forth the depressed i now, without the fear of successful 1 local charge."It .
Florida Fruit and VegetableGrowers'Protective condition of these industriesand Association to confer with the embarrassment of the people i now divided I cannot see how the service charge of the local roads is too great ;
railroad managers regarding better incident, thereto, Mr. Perry continues: is to be improved. A large 1 the above fact and statement c ught to
rates and service, held a meeting by 'We are charged with the duty of amount of money has been spent in convince you that they are not ; and
appointment with the railroad men on urging a reduction of rates, prepay- ventilated cars. Your products, if when our charges are brought in com-
Wednesday, the 6th instant, at the ment of freight and rapid transit. necessary to make connection, are car- ]parison with other lines, I believe that
rooms of the Florida Fruit Exchange.The "The margin! for profits has dwin- ried upon passenger trains. There is you will agree with me.
committee consisted of W. K. dled to such a* trifle that, unless ex- not a day scarcely during the vegetable "Our rate is uniformly 25 cents a boxon
Cessna, President of the Association ; penses be cut down, it is reckless to and fruit season that you are not oranges from Ocala and Cedar
C. P. Perry, of Alachua county; J. L. continued production. It seems clearlythe visited by a representative of the lines Key to all junctional points." Mr.
Carney, of Marion county, proxy for duty of transportation companiesto both by rail and by sea. None of you Papy here gave some twenty or thirty
F. D. Pooser; and W. A. Bours, of [ make rates as low as possible.! i ever approach your own local road local rates on several of the principal
Duval county. The railroads were PREPAYMENT OF FREIGHT. and try to earn from them what routeit roads of the country, all higher than

represented by F. B. Papy, General We ask this, realizing that parties is best for you to employ. Without the above and proceeds :
Traffic Manager\ of the Florida Rail- getting pay for all they do, can do it your products, 1 ask, what revenue "I feel that I have given instances
way and Navigation system, and cheaper than when thirty per cent. of could we expect? Js it not reasonablethen enough to convince you that our rates
Traffic Manager\ Telfer, of the Florida the work is without pay. A vast that you should credit us with are lower than is usually charged by
Southern Railway.In amount of worthless truck goes forward intelligence sufficient at least to foster lines whose trains are loaded in both
presenting the case under this system to disgrace and depreciate your interest and not 'kill the goose directions and are therefore not required -
PRESIDENT CESSNA SAID the productions of this State- that lays the golden egg.: One of the to perform the same service
in substance: "The fruit and vegeta- prepayment wonld correct this. evils for which you ask remedy, is that we are. I might go over the rates '
ble interests are the main springs of Great as is the importance of a reduction delay. I say positively that it does of every local road in the country
our prosperity. Transportation com- and prepayment of freight, it not rest with your local roads, and you the same result, but I am sure that
panies have mutual interests with pro- sinks into insignificance when compared ought not to charge it to them upon you will accept the above comparisonsas
ducers in the development of these in- with the importance and necessity the information of the solicitors of sufficient/
dustries. While the interest is mutual, of proper handling and the numerous lines or other interested At Mr. Papy's request the confer-
profits for the past two years have RAPID TRANSIT. parties. Trust your home roads and ence was considered informal and ad-
been on one side. The amendments The superiority of fresh peer stale and people whose interest is bound, cen journed to meet again at an early day.

desired by the producers are these: decayed fruits and vegetables settles tred, and dependent upon your success "
"1. An eighty-hour schedule to New beyond cavil the propriety and justice and prosperity. The Indian River Orange Crop.I .
York and proportionate reduction of of$>urrdemand for rapid transit. "What I have said, covers the have just completed a thorough
time to all other markets We believe it to be a duty you owe question of dispatch and increased inspection of the orange groves of the
"2. More\ thoroughly ventilated cars, the industrial portion of the State to facilities. The distribution of your Indian River country from the Haul-
and greater care handling.. provide a special service for perishable freight has been such that no one line over to the extreme southern bound-
"3. Greater diligence on the part of .freights, having the right of way overall receives a sufficient amount of it to ary of Brevard county, preparatoryto
initial lines in securing damages for other trains except passenger. That..... justify what you demand. If you will the issuing of an annual edition of
produce spoiled in transit by unreason- the initial lines see to it that all' simply say to the solicitors who so per- I, the Florida Star, devoted to the interests -
able delays. connecting lines do the same, and that sistently drum you, that the routing of of that portion of the State, and
"4. A reduction in and is with home road I find that the of
rates prepay- they hold them to a strict performanceof your freight your I present crop oranges
ment of freights. their duty, requiring in all cases the think you will find the character of will nearly equal any ever producedhere.
"The importance of the first and damage caused by delay to fall upon the service much improved and The increase of new groves
second proposition is apparent to all the negligent parties instead of the greater dispatch, and consequentlymore will very nearly make up any defi-
when it is understood that about one- innocent and often helpless shipper.We satisfaction result to you. The ciency that may occur in a few of the
third of the produce shipped to New make this request as indispensableto next. object for which you have been older groves. The fruit is of excel-
York was spoiled in transit. No enterprise success. In your hands this matteris appointed is, if possible, ,to secure a lent quality and bids fair to come
can live and thrive under a With reduction of the rate. It occurs to into market in superior condition. Ina
placed. you a great responsi-
loss of such a per cent. The alterna- bility rests. Upon your action to a me that rates to all basing points are few groves the fruit splits badly anda
tives force themselves, namely, more great extent hangs the future of the as low as the transportation lines can very few have rusty coats. In gen-
prompt delivery at destination or an State." afford to charge. You, gentlemen, eral, however, the fruit seems perfect.
abandonment, in a measure, of the MR. CARNEY FOLLOWED will pardon me if I suggest that you The number of new groves is rapidly
business of production."The have not given the cost of performing increasing, and in a short time the
reiterating the necessity for better rates
necessity of the third and the service we render you proper con- number of bearing trees will be
and service and prepayment. He also
fourth propositions is equally clear sideration. Your view of the chargeis doubled. Lemons are receiving more
laid special stress on a more prompt
when the cost of production, transpor- adjustment of over-charge and losses. based upon the actual distance your attention and several large groves are
tation and loss at destination are con- fruit is transported ; you do not con- commenced south of latitude 28.
sidered. Take the tomato as an illustration THE MANAGER'S REPLY. sider that a majority of the cars required There is a fair determination on the
; a crate delivered at the depot After expressing his approbation at to perform the sei vice is carriedto part of growers to hold their crop .
cost the producer thirty-three cents ; the course the Association had taken, your stations empty, and that the later in the season than has sometimes
freight from Ocala to New York, fifty- and his pleasure in meeting its committee cost of handling them empty is almostas been the custom. This will doubtless
five cents; loss in transit, thirtythreeper Mr. Papy went on to say: great as if they were loaded. If, give better results and tend more
cent., and commissions, ten percent "There is not a line in Florida that therefore, we take the mileage, whichis thoroughly to establish the fact of the
Average sale the past season, does not recognize the importance and a proper basis, into consideration, superiority of the Indian River
.r,, : -f $1.25 per crate. value to them of the industries covered the service which we perform covers i oranges. J. L. ENOS.

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692 =-THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [OCTOBER 11, 1886.lIte .

JIlorida 'isafth. now in preparation a report for the Our Only Hope. : on the correct principle, the only prin-

year, which will include the constitu- The orange crop this year may pos- ciple that can bring success, and as
JACKSONVILLE FLA., OCT. 11, 1886. tion and full information. Those who sibly be disposed of at a profit to the fruit or vegetable-growers we should
A. H. MANVILLE Editor. are not posted as to the Exchange and growers, even if the present haphazard stand solid for it and ship through it.
its workings should send at once for methods are followed, owing to Directors Meeting.

The Fruit Exchange.We this report, which is sent free on ap the fact that it is not as large as usual
Wednesday, the 6th instant, was
have given considerable plication. and that Louisiana fruit will not come
spacein the day appointed for a meeting of the
recent issues to the Exchange, and into competition. But under these
Directors of the Fruit Exchange, to
this week devote to it an entire de- Concentrating Crop. circumstances it should bring a very
Manager Ives' report and
partment. We do this because there How shall we obtain a better systemof large profit, and will, if better meth- the
season's We
plan campaign. are
seems to be a general lack of informa- Transporting, Distributing and ods of reaching the consumer are
sorry to say a quorum was not present,
Marketing\ the product of our Next shallin
tion on this subject, particularly among groves adopted at once. year we
and no business was done. Are these
those most vitally interested-the and gardens? Upon the solution of all probability have the largest
officers going to make the affairs of
growers themselves. We have before this three-fold problem depends the crop ever known and withiihe contin-
Exchange secondary to their
prosperity of our horticultural popula- uation of the own
referred to the prejudice and want of present NO-system must
business or pleasure ? Gentlemen the
confidence on the part of shippers, re- tion, and in great measure of the en- be sacrificed, and so with succeedingcrops ,
season of activity is at hand mattersof
sulting generally from incorrect information tire State. Unless relief can be had until loss compels reform. Our ,
great import to the State and its
regarding the Exchange.Some the fruit and vegetable interests must vegetable-growers, cannot even hope
are befogged because it is a languish ; this will check, for the pres- for a profit next season unless relief be citizens for rest in your hands-and is
stock company, overlooking the fact ent at least, the influx of immigration, i had at once.Concentration. waiting a quorum.. 4
upon which our future so much depends.The Sweet Potatoes.
that any grower may become a stockholder all admit is the rem- "'
and further, that the benefitsare general public is not aware of the edy for these evils. How and where Mr.\ Harris, of Buffalo Bluff, has

shared alike by stockholders and straights into which we are come in shall we concentrate our productions ? been very successful this season in

non-stockholders. The only possible this matter. Our orange-growers have We have a producers' organization 'raising Nansemond sweet potatoes.

dividend to stockholders being derived derived no profit from their fruit in formed to meet this exigency and now This is one of the sorts raised in Jersey -

from the usual commission of ten percent the past two yeara, and the last vege- in successful operation. Shall we sup where it always sells well.

for which they render three times table crop brought our truckers in port this organization and make it Raising sweet potatoes for shipmentwill

the service the commission men do. debt. These are bald facts. This depression effective ? or shall we start another pay, and very big in this State, if

Many are not aware that Messrs. is not the result of overpro- movement to accomplish the same varieties are selected which come up
Harris and Bishop, who did so muchto duction : three million boxes of foreign end ? In California they I have tried to the standard of Northern marketsin

hamper the Exchange and destroy oranges, inferior to ours, are annuallysold the latter plan. Immediately upon size, shape and quality. Up there

public confidence therein during its in this country at good prices; the organization of the Florida Fruit. they want a medium sized, rather long

first season, are no longer officers or and our early vegetables meet no com- Growers' Exchange the growers of the I, tubers, very sweet, but mealy when

directors. (See list of officers published petition in market. The difficulty lies latter State formed a similar organi- cooked. We can get them into market

elsewhere.) between the producer and the con- zation modeled thereupon. Through very early when they command a high

The public are ignorant of the difficulties sumer. dissatisfaction or petty jealousy a second price.

incident to starting an enter- This trouble has three dis- organization was subsequen! .,. STATE. .NEWS.

prise of this magnitude, antagonizingas tinct phases : Transportation, Distri- formed for the same purpose. Concentration -
it must every individual con- bution and Marketing; but the rem resulted in concessions from One of the oldest and best farmersof

nected with the existing system of edy for each and all, and the only the railroads, freight to Chicago, was Gadsden county states that the

marketing Florida produce, a system remedy lies in concentration-a uni- reduced to $300 per car-load provideda i cotton crop there will fall short three-

which this movement sought to revo form system under one managementfor train of fifteen cars was made up. fourths.

lutionize. This was undertaken at a handling our fruits, and the same The managements were unable to Mr.\ Branning, of Green Cove
time when the market was demoralized for our vegetables. If one head con- pull together. A single instance came raised Persimmon
Springs, a Japan
by the indiscriminate distributionof I. trols all, tim& and rates in the matterof to our knowledge. In the small fruit measuring twelve by thirteen inches

a large crop and glutted with a. freight follow necessarily, as the re- season, in one day, two trains of fifteen -. from trees budded one year ago last
surplus of unripe fruit. Owing to sult of the law of competition ; the cars each were sent to Chicagoone January.At .

the apathy and ignorance of the grower .is also relieved of collecting from each organization. Fifteencars I
Archer the is
Exchange on the part of shippers, it claims for overcharge, loss, etc., and would have supplied the Chicago cotton crop coming
did not receive the quantity of fruitit the Transportation question is settled. market, thirty'cars glutted the market in quite freely, the picking being
stimulated the fine weather
hoped to obtain, and which would One party handling half a million and the entire lot did not pay expenses. -I. by dry
it is that the
have materially lessened these difficul- boxes of oranges can get them to the Thus matters have worked prevailing ; expected
usual will be in this
ties. Some of the Northern agents markets at the least cost and the through the season. If well estab- section.crop gathered

failed to live up to their agreementand quickest possible time. Telegraphic lished and powerful institutions con-
received fruit from outside partieson information from all points renders I: flict in this way can we hope for suc- Col. T. J. Roberts, of Centerville,

consignment. When these difficul- gluts impossible, the fruit at all times I cess starting out with two conflicting has taken thirty tons of fine crabgrasshay

ties had been surmounted, and thingswere goes to the best existing market, and managements handling our products? from a twenty acre field. Dr.
again working smoothly the Distribution is accomplished. The Every thoughtful man will see at once Cam says it is the prettiest hay he

first time, the great freeze stopped fruit is received by responsible agentsof that this would bring swift disaster. ever saw in Florida, and Mr. H. B.

everything. Notwithstanding these the one management, and, not com- We are therefore reduced to the al- Bennett, late of Missouri and Kansas,

facts, the Exchange made a fair record ing into competition with itself, is sold ternative of supporting the Exchangeor says it beats any hay he ever saw.-

during the three months of its opera- at the highest possible price, and Marketed continuing our present ruinous Floridian.The .

tions, and begins work this season to the best advantage. The concentration methods. The Exchange may have hay crop at Gulf Hammock,

where it left off last year. of the entire orange crop in made mistakes that have not been Levy county, has been immense on

The letters of Messrs. Greenleaf, this way for one month would unques- rectified; or may be defective in minor account of the wet summer, and the

Mitchell and others, which appear in tionably raise prices to the standardof particulars.< Don't let us condemnit people there have saved immense

our columns, give a correct idea of the 1883-4. on this account but take hold and quantities of it.The orange and

organization, purpose and operation of help to correct these things. It is an pear groves are thrifty, and the out-

this institution; and,we take pleasuren The orange trees in Volueia are organization of producers and its per- look for that section was never

announcing that :Manager Ives has putting on a heavy fall growth. fection rests with them. It is founded brighter than it is now.

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The crop instead of putting it into the SI a box. The freeze this year has and quickly, too. The present year
Exchange) Exchange with the crops of small shortened the crop, and placed it promises the best to help us regain

- growers who were unable to have private within our power to advance pricesby what we have lost, namely, the proper
FROM THE HALIFAX. exclusive agents, and could not combination. If the retail dealers value of our fruit. Shall v e grasp the

The Growers -Will Support the get his favorable rates, just because knew that nine-tentbsor threequarterseven opportunity by combination with the

Florida Fruit Exchange.Editor they were small growers. That he of the crop passed through one Exchange? GROWER. .
FLORIDA DISPATCH: considered his course an indefensible channel, so there could be no glut, it Lady Lake, Fla.,October 4,1S86.
I desire to express my thanks to Mr. outrage upon other growers who had would be worth $1 a box to us, and Officers of Exchange.4

Greenleaf for his timely and most ex- ; joined the Exchange, because he and give them confidence. The Exchangeis President, George R. FairbanksJFernandina. -
cellent letter to the DISPATCH from other large growers were in the swim, established, and can accomplish a .

Vermont, relating to the Florida Fruit can easily be guessed for his weak practical solutio. of the question. Vice-President, George H. Norris,
Exchange ; also for your equally apology for it. Every man who neglects to use it is Spring Garden Centre.

square-toed and level-headed editorials I think your editorial gives an cutting his own throat, as well as his General Manager and Treasurer,A,

on the same subject erroneous,impression on one point, to neighbors. To start a similar, and 1I ves, Jacksonville.
There is a frankness, sincerity and wit: that the price of the shares of necessarily-competing organizationwould Secretary, M. P. Turner, Jackson-

earnestness inIr.. Greenleafs letter stock shuts out all small shippers." be fatal. It might be a very ville. t
that commends it to the judgment and Not at all. All shippers are treated good thing to rrduce the value of

approval of every reader who is in the exactly alike, whether they ike stockor shares and get more interested ; but George H. Norris, Volusia county.
Nassau .
Geo. R. Fairbanks, county.C.
habit of doing his own thinking. At I not. It is only in thf/r/ uncertain the great trouble was the countieswere G. Crane, Duval county.W. .

the same time there is a pathos in the contingency that there,,: remains a not organized. There are more E. Stanton, Putnam county.M. .

language and spirit of this appeal to profit from the busine that stock- than fifty per cent. of the growers in J. Doyle, Orange county.B. .

orange growers, a sacrifice of personal holders have any advantage. But the this section in favor of it (the principle M. Baer, Duval county.F. .
interest on the altar of the common advantage that the founders and pro- ). The meetings should be called G. Sampson, Marion county.
George H. McKee, Sumter county.D. .
weal, that, to say the least, is uncom- moters of the Exchange aimed at, was again, and committees appointed to Greenleaf, Duval county.
monly uncommon in this "every-man- not one of dividends, but of prices for canvass the county ; nearly every Annual meeting first Tuesday in

for-himself' selfish generation. That fruit and security of returns, with the grower would agree to sell no fruit February.

such an appeal should be needed by ultimate reduction of expenses, all of below a reasonable valuation, and to Monthly Directors meeting first
in each month.
men who lay claim to more than the which advantages are shared by ship- send no fruit on commission, except Wednesday .
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average of intelligence, is one of the pens: wuu 1. rV 1.1.:1 uuiu: uuBut f* stock. through the Exchange, the present Fruit- Inspection.

marvels of the age. That it shouldbe Mr.\ Editor, the essential pointof season. Tnat would give strength to Each package of fruit sent out by

necessary for the DISPATCH to give this matter seems so clear, so self- all of us, and if the Exchange needed the members of the Michigan Fruit

line upon line and precept upon pre- ,evident, that I can see no room for argument looking after, we could do it. The Exchange hears this stamp :

cept, to show them what ought to be or doubt. A grower who cannot Exchange, handling large quantitiesof "INSPECTOR'S STAMP-The Michigan -

patent to the lowest grade of mental ,see that his own interest lies in the fruit, could easily collect claims for Exchange hereby guarantees the

development, is another. That' a condition way you and Mr. Greenleaf have loss or overcharge, while individ- contents of this package to be uniform

of mental obliquity such as is pointed out, and that he owes it to his uals could do nothing. fThe Ex- and true to appearance ; and the buyer

described by the DISPATCH'S edito- fellow-producers to give the Exchangehis change now assumes the collection of will confer a favor by reporting any

rials does actually exist among fruit, is beyond the reach of argu- all claims of this character, paying the fraud detected in any package bearingthis
orange-growers-to-wit : That one- ment. The almost unanimous senti- shipper for full number of boxes and
stamp. \V. A. Brown, Inspector,
third of them oppose the Exchange- ment of this section last season was in charging only regular rates of freight.ED. Benton Harbor, Mich."

another third are indifferent to it, favor of giving the entire crop to the .] Too many rush to ship to Is not this plan worthy of imitationby

while the third constituting its friendsare Exchange, and from Mr. Greenleafs parties they know nothing about. our Florida shippersorganizations?
lukewarm conclusive evidence letter and the report Manager Ives Overproduction is not the cause of M ,-. -

that the growers, as a class, have taken there seems to be no reason for a the general decline in prices. The
credit to themselves for more brains change. crop for the past two seasons, if prop- JVIe eorrolo cal,

than belong to them. The attitude of the DISPATCH toward marketed, would have been worth at --. .
Mr. Greenleaf's letter and your the Exchange is very gratifying to least one and a quarter cents apiece to < .JaqltJa& '3 ..:*:*eS *08 *: .** IGW1s

editorials ought not to have been those of us who have been its friends every grower, but it did not averagenear COCO ri 93BJ3AVsqipajpunq JO U d:r..Co LLia OD

needed to show that the foundation from "away back." We have not that amount. If we cannot learn COCO ZM.. .- 00a
which alone is been "lukewarm"friends either the let o M> 1JPJUInn Cl W-!"Sac ?l Q, "5:
principle upon success as by past experience, us pursue our .. (00 Z lltJP utJal\7 30 cc 00O ";()" 0
possible through this Exchange, or i columns of the Halifax Journal and nresent methods of selling until the x<0 ct2 O 3a

any other form of co-operation, is the the Times-Union of last season bear crop reaches the bulk of 1884, prob- o"oBO .4 JaA; { I _O CO q*CO(O CO 3S

control of the crop by one management witness J. D. MITCHELL. ably next year, and prices start down- )O.- -I "
Florida, .c < :::: .uonaaJIO KSHSJo : 3at
Daytona Sept.23,1886.
It to be selfevidentto ward again reduced
.. ; get freight, 0 ZZzzzzz
every man who is not obliged to Our Only Recourse to Escape Dis- cheaper labor, reduction everywhere, c W :U...400 I -- IDa
employ some one to do his thinking. aster. and still the price drops, drops out of t ri I Q83 3
OS PUB saqaul UJ q . > 004
How absurd then this talk of "givingit The orange-growers of Florida have sight; our capital and labor sunk, and jeo, >- tI'BJUltJJ UtJI -
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a trial" or of "placing it on the list more to fear from the present haphazard hundreds: driven out of the business, ::

of consignees among which their shipments .method of distributing and mar- and} close shaving for those that re w a I i I t1ERea 11T I I I' I :<;;:::.
are to be divided.1' It is worse keting the crop than from overproduction. main. Quotations for last winter froma _. Z a&. -- -_ ': ..:)_C,
so :: ;
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than absurd-it is infamous. Every reliable house were : Oranges selling o Corn H,a 0! 3n
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box of fruit consigned to a commission Mr. GreenleaPs letter in the DIS- well at $2 a box; send them on. How OC o: WWIXtJJ'l I (.CIt-o="oo-.-):JOO'='2

man outside, of the Exchangegoes PATCH should have great weight. In does that; compare with former years? "eSo -- itiri-a
directly to establish and insure the winter of 1884 and 1885 I sold It shows the value fixed at that time, .J31amo.l'6H .g. I
) a1wa u IQ g i g c ::
against risk of loss a competition oranges in a Massachusetts town for and it shows the future value as plainly _0 I.Iw
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against-not the Exchange-but the $5 net, and was negotiating more, when if sold in the same way. Are we L. : .: :. :. .:-': i; I SHSat- o I. : : : : : Q :
grower himself.: the bottom dropped out of the New always going to trust to luck? If we m o i,) ;:00"f.,5*11.(:)=;:j ,g.g asa
This was exactly what Mr. Bishopdid York market, and the retail dealers do not grapple with this subject, over- IIC4 H S ei. ,,. .ao... I
dca_ :v::=:fit H
when he used his previous agents did not dare to purchase at any price. production will] but hasten matters, a =,......'O'O= .=, :2.: "--0; (OO'C
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Persons wanting Cassava Seed writeto
of N. Y. is but
Barrytown, twenty-
BATES OF ADVERTISING.On $750 in one month's time. It seems Postmaster, Waveland, Fla.
five cents a year. Write to the pub -*-.-.-
application. fisher for a sample copy. like a big profit for one canvassing Plant none but the Nunan Straw

Subscription$:1.00 per annum,in advance. agent to make, but lIr.V.. F. Hopkins, berry. .
In clubs of six or more,$1.50 each. i TYSEN, SMITH & CO., of N. C who is working for the pub 5,000 plants for $10.
I "old reliables house of B. F. Johnson & Co.
To Subscribers. the ask orange.grow. lishing 10,000 plants for $15.
See printed slip on your paper(or wrapper) ers and shippers to write them before of Richmond, Va., did it, and is still For sale by BEN. PARTRIDGE
Note date of the expiration of your subscription ,
: ahead. This
remit. purchasing any orange-box stuff going bravely was
and If In arrears please Monticello, Fla.
hoops, wraps, boxes, etc., as they havea done with no capital worth speakingof. ->-+-4-
to New Subscribers.New For
Special Sale.
subscribers to the DISPATCH, will re- large quantity of such material on I I A Western cow warranted to give
ceive on application a colored map of Florida hand that will be sold very cheap in >- -<
I four of milk
free. Scale eighteen miles to th Inch. The signature, which should be the gallons with a young
order to get possession of the store- plainest of letter is frequentlythe I calf. She is now dry and supposed to
part a ,
SPECIAL CLUB RA?ES. house for other ods. The stuff is
g' be with calf. She is nine old
An Esterbrookpen
\ We club THE DISPATCH with any paperor of the best. Read their advertise- most illegible. years
periodical published In the United States. would help to remedy the defect.Consumption and has been in Florida four years.
or Great Britain. Prices on appUcaUon.Remittances' ment. "
4 Address "T. care of DISPATCH,
should be sent by Check,
Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Letter BARLOW & co., Cured. Jacksonville, Fla.Correct. .
,addressed to An old physician, retired from ->-H-
representing in this State the old prac .
C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, established commission house of Mr. tice, having had placed in his hands Mr. Editor:

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. E. B. Woodward, No. 174 Chambers by au East India missionary the form- C. H. G. is correct, and no doubt
General Advertising Solicitor. street, N. Y., (established since 1838)) ula of a simple vegetable remedy for many will agree with him in all he

comes out with a good display advertisement the speedy and permanent cure of says in your issue of 23d inst. Those

Introducing Our List. in this issue of the DISPATCH. Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh, who haven't the muck beds will find

This week we come once again tri- They offer leading lines of produce, Asthma and all Throat and Lung Affections = what they need in buying Hicks'

umphantly to the fore with a numberof potatoes, cabbage, butter, cheese, etc., also a positive and radicalcure "Calcined Humus," at $16 per ton,
new advertisements. The DISPATCH and solicit consignments of oranges, for Nervous Debility and all Ner- delivered at their nearest railroad

boom is unlimited and not confined to vegetables, etc. Our readers can vous Complaints, after having testedits depot or steamboat landing. Address

1 the present. Our advertisers are of write Mr. Barlow at 30 W. Bay street wonderful curative powers in thou- C. H. Redding, General Agent, Lane

the most reliable and are certainly for particulars aid rates. sands of cases, has felt it his duty to Park, Fla., for circular, telling what

liberal-minded and judicious. make it known to his suffering fellows. "Calcined Humus" is, and what good

GEORGE K. FOSTER & CO., STATE BANK OF FLORIDA, Actuated by this motive and a desireto for.

the pioneer firm on the orangeboxstuff under the able financial direction of relieve human suffering, I will send The Hotel. with tourists who
and fertilizer question, come out Mr. H. A. L'Engle, is one of the most free of charge, to all who desire it, this visit Savannah, Ga., is the Harnett

boldly this week in an announcement, popular banking institutions in the recipe, in German, French or English, House which shows a larger list of
elsewhere regarding their State and is fast with full directions f for preparing and
orange becoming a leading daily( arrivals than other Hotel
boxes and cotton seed meal, Canada bidder for State patronage. The introduction using. Sent by mail by addressing with in that pleasant city.-Chicago any Na-

unleached ashes and Lister Bros.' famous of a safe deposit safe, and stamp, naming this paper, W. A. tional Hotel .

fertilizers. The following testi- renting boxes for keeping valuables, NOYES, 149 Power's BhcV Rochester, Reporter.

monial from a leading shipper regard- money, papers, silverware, diamonds, N. Y. >-*-4 I The Arcadia Florida.Nurltcr! ) JTIoiiticollo,

ing their boxes is conclusive : etc., at a reasonable rental, is destinedto For Cash, in Thirty Days, For one, two or three year old Le

FORT READ, FLA., June 4, 1886. be a popular feature. The bank is At one half price paid now, I will deliver Conte Pear trees. Also a full list of

I used the Spruce Pine Orange Box open from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., with bank- from my nursery of 40,000 trees, other Pears and Apples grafted on Le

last season, and shall use it again. ing hours from 9 to 3, and safe deposit 500 to 1 1,000 orange trees, budded Conte roots. Address, Arcadia Nur

Considerjt by far the very best I ever hours from 9 to 5. Mr. Baker, the from "Madame's\ Vinous," (the finest seryJ. H Girardeau, Proprietor, Mon-

saw. My commission men all like it, pleasant cashier, answers all questions orange in the State) at railway dock ticello, Fla.Specials ._

and advise its use. Count me in this cheerfully, and the people pass in and Titusville, Indian River, in lots of 300 -continued on 696.DRY .

fall. Yours truly, out looking at the new and monster to 500, as pi-r order purchaser this page
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B. F. 'VHITNER. safe with its curious time locks, etc. season. C. B. MAGRUDER, JOHN BULL'SSmith'sTollic '
rr Stop in when in the city, is the invi- 1m. Rock Ledge! Home.

COOLEY & CO. tation to all DISPATCH readers.p. ..-.-.
Real Estate brokers and agents is the Fertilize

style of a new firm that merits all o. VICKORY, With Upland Cotton Seed, at $12 per SYfUD

attention intending buyers of lands, of Augusta, Maine, has something to ton. For prices on car load lots, ad-

etc., can give. Mr. James H. Cooley, say concerning his publication and dress MAYS & PARTRIDGE, FOR THE CURE OF

i the senior member of the firm is also offers work for all. Monticello, Fla.
Deputy County Surveyor and there THE GERMAN ASTHMA CURE >-.-( AGUE

fore is a little better posted on the is advertised elsewhere, and thus the Commencing Colored October Camp-meeting.6th, and last Or CHILLS and FEVER,
lands in this of the State than
part advertisements in.
pour ing until October 16th there will
almost any other agent. Read his AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The .
be monster of the
a camp-meeting
card elsewhere.L. T. B. HUSSEY, proprietor of this celebrated medicine
colored Methodist church Wildwood
of North Berwick, Maine, sends in a at justly claims for it a superiority all remedies
W. SHERMAN & CO., in Sumter This is offered the for the SAFE
county. on ever to public ,
little card elsewhere. Writeto
one of Boston's best commission neat seen the line of the popular F. R. & N. CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT euro
firms and the handlers of him. Co's road and is of the beautiful of Ague and Feveror Chills and Feverwhether -
large quantities -OHDeLand one most of short or long standing. He refers to the
.. of Florida oranges in the past, College.On sites for such a gathering in entire Western and Southern country to bear
once again bids for the favor of our Florida. him testimony to the truth of the assertion
another page will be found a that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if
growers and shippers. They refer to standing monument of man's progression Very complete arrangements for the !. the directions are strictly followedand carried
the editor of this paper, to Rev. and enterprise, as well as shelter, accommodati in and refresh- out. In a great many cases a single dose hat
Lyman Phelps, etc., and the Florida gen- ment of clergy and laity are to be been sufficient for a cure,and whole families
and will Edu-
erosity good to man. have been cured bottle with
a single a perfect -
shippers can well afford to write this cation enables and fits one for Chris- provided. The grounds will be bril- restoration of the general health. It is,

house. tianity and public duties. What iantly lighted, and water of excellent however,prudent,and in every case more certain
to cure,if its use is continued in smaller
THE JERSEY BULLETIN, quality and in abundance is conve-
better gift than education, except it doses for a week or two after the disease has
} published at Indianapolis, Ind., is alive be fellow Christianity, can man bestow. nient. I been checked,more especially in difficult and

interesting cattle journal. Terms, Mr. H. A. DeLand, President of Among other ministers to partic- long-standing cases usually this medicine
$2.50 will be Dr. W. W. Hicks will not require any aid to keep the bowels in
per year.R. the DeLand Academy and College, ipate good order. Should the patient,however,re-
D. ZAUM, has generously and wisely given to the (Guileau's spiritual adviser), Dr.V.. qnireacatharticmedicine.afterhavingtakenthree

of this city, is one of the first sellersof DISPATCH, as the leading State weekly, P. Ross, Rev. S. C. Denham, and or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose
wagons, carts, etc., to realize that a share of his liberal advertising pat- others. The F. R. & N. Co offer a will be sufficient. Use no other.

the DISPATCH is a strictly agriculturaland ronage, in the shape of a full page rate of $3.95 from this city, with

truckers' paper, is: the best medium advertisement of the College, and in special excursion rates on extra big DR. JOHN BULL"SSMITH'S
for his before issue will days. 2t. TONIC SYRUP,
placing wagons our next we editorially ...
the public. He out in comment this --- BULL'S SARSAPARILLA,
come a tasty upon deservedly popular Improved Wilson's Albany
"ad." stating his prices and styles. institution of learning. Please ,read Strawberry Plants, for sale by BULL'S WORM DESTROYER,

His address is care H. Berlack, Bay every line of the magnificent adver- JOHN H. JACKS, The Popular Remedies-> of the Day. i

street tisement. It pays. Mandarin\ Fla. Principal Offl.,m lain ffk,IOVT5TI&1E,BT.

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DeLand., Florida.

A first-class Academy for BOTH SEXES. Five courses: College Preparatory, Higher English, Normal, Business,

Industrial Drawing First-class Art and Music Departments. Fine new dormitory buildings, enabling us to furnish board

and tuition at reasonable rates. The purpose of this Institution is to give, in the delightful climate of Florida, as thoroughand

liberal an education as can be secured in the best New England Schools. DELAND COLLEGE will also receive

students of BOTH SEXES, prepared to enter the Freshman Class.

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The citizens of DeLand and vicinity-together with generous friends of education -I location for an institution of learning. Students who are unable, from delicate
in the North-have erected a spacious and elegant Dormitory Building, thus :, health, to attend school during the winter in the North, find it possible to pursue
supplying a very urgent need of the institution. The first floor of this building ; their studies here regularly and yet constantly improve in health.
is supplied with Reception and Music Rooms, Office, Dining-Room, etc. The GENERAL STATEMENT.DeLand .
Dormitory rooms are large, well furnished and pleasant, and the entire buildingis Academy owes its existence to the generosity and foresight of Hon.II.
heated by steam. The President and family, as well as other teachers, will reside A. DeLand, of Fairport, N. Y. The purpose of its founder was to establish
in the building, and parents may thus feel assured of a careful oversight of, I Florida a Christian High School for both sexes, inferior to none in this country in
and interest in, their children. The young ladies will be under the direct controlof I. character and rank.It .
the Preceptress. Mrs. Helen B. Webster. I was assumed that there was a demand for such an institution on the part of
LOCATION.The ; two large and rapidly increasing classes of students. First, the young men and
city of DeLand is in Volusia County, on the East coast of the Peninsula, women of the State of Florida-a state whose population is increasing perhaps
about 100 miles south of Jacksonville. It is accessible by both river and rail, faster than that of any other State in the Union. And secondly, the large num-
located on high, rolling pine land, not near any water standing or running, and ber of young men and women, who from delicate health on their own part or that
is remarkable for its general healthfulness. The :Mutual Life Insurance Co., of of their friends, are compelled to spend the winter in this more genial and kindly
New York, grants its policy-holders a perpetual permit to live in Deland the year climate.
round. The famous Irondeiiuoit Dairy, established here, furnishes the city with : This assumption has been fully verified, and these classes of students have both
absolutely pure milk from .Jersey cows, and the large ice factory adds another been largely represented among our pupils. The institution is now fully organized -
luxury. The climate is almost a specific for throat and lung troubles, catarrh, possessing fine buildings, admirably furnished and supplied with apparatus -
rheumatism, etc. The population numbers about 1,500 white people, and is far and illustrative material of all kinds, equal and in many cases superior, to
superior to most Northern towns of the same size in its moral and intellectualtone. that possessed:; by the best institutions of a similar grade in the North; with
There are in the city six white churches, all possessing houses of worship, courses of study well adapted to meet the varying needs of those who may desire -
a well organized public school and a kindergarten. Three weekly papers are a liberal education and a faculty in charge composed exclusively of teachersof
published in DeLand, also. The general heathfulness and beauty of the city, its liberal culture, wide experience and marked success. The Board of Trustees
accessibility, together with the high character of its inhabitants and the stimu- therefore confidently invite students to avail themselves of these advantages.
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Cabin. ........"............ ........ ..... .....................823 j N I .a r _
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Excursion Tickets......... .... ........... ......... ... 41 t y '-
This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shipoers of Vegetable -
The magnificent Tron Steamships of this Line will sail from !*and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New
FERNANDINA. FLA., for NEW YORK alter arrival of trains York
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In flS-Through Ti. k'ts and State-rooms secured In advance at
South Florida. all points In Florida.
tfTralns leave F. R. A N. Co's Main Depot, foot of HoganCARONDELET
............. .. ....... .. ....Thursday! ,Oct. 7 street at 9.25 a m and 5 p m,on sailing days, connecting with
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO '........ ..... .....Thursday,Oct. 14 Steamships at Fernaudlna.
CARONDELET .'..... ..... ......... .. ... ..Thursda",Oct.21 tt *For Tickets aad State-rooms and further Information,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ............ ...... Thursday, Oct.- apply to

B. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Fernandlua,Fla. A. H. CR PPEN Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.

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GEO. R.STATE FOSTER AGENTS FOR THE & Co., Orange Box Stuff, Hoops or Wraps



12 West Bay Street,Jacksonville, Fla.
The neatest, most durable and cheapest box In the market. A full stock of


on hand at lowest prices. State Depot for

Seed Meal and Canada Unleached Ashes at bot
om prIces. REFERENCES-Gov. E. A. Perry, Tallahassee; Hon. A. J. Russell, Jacksonville; Hon.
No.80 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Walter Gwynn, Sanford.SETTLERS.

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Real Estate Brokers

61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation.
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails;
Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. City also Town L its at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the Installment Plan If desired. Address
and Suburban Property for Sale. JAS.M. KREAMER, President over Hank of Jacksonville or AV. B. GRANT, Supt..
San Pablo, Florida.
Correspondence solicited.

The Mobile or Improved Noonan Straw-
following statement by Hon.J. .
T. Wofford, is important and to the berry Plants for sale. Price, $3.00 and Domestic Fruit and
Foreign Vegetables.Consignments
point. Mr. Wofford one of the per 1,000. Larger quantities on ap .

garden kings of the State: :I plication. Delivered at the wharf or of Florida Oranges solicited prompt returns made.

FORT MASON, FLA., June 26, '86. railroad station. I have raised straw- KAVANAUGH & BBENAN,

I have watched with great interest berries for the past six years,and tried No. 170 Bay St., Savannah, Ga.

the process of the manufacture of Cal- more than twenty varieties, and find E. M. L'ENGLE. W.A. DELL.
cined Humus at Dr. Hick's works. I this the best. D. B. MILLS,
believe he has solved the problem of 4-Welaka, Fla.

fertilizing for our State. 1 have the Fine Orange Urove for Sale. Safe Deposit Safe.

fullest faith in C.H., for these reasons: This grove is on the east bank of Open Daily (Sundays and Legal Holiday* excepted). linking hoard 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
1st. The material of which it is 'the St. Johns river; large river front, Safe Deposit hours 9 a.m. to 5 p. m.
Fire and Proof Boxes for Rent $10 $15 and $20 Year.
composed (Humus), is of the purest 35 miles south of Jacksonville, and Burglar per
and best. contains thirty-five acres of(origin ally)
!V. BAKER: Cashier. II EN_IKY_ A. EMCIjE, Alanager.L. .
2nd. In the of manufacturethe rich hammock land. Contains 2,000
vegetable matter is not destroyed, bearing orange trees, besides all other -vv. eJBEFl.1\I..A.: de CjC>.,

but sweetened and purified only a fruits grown in Florida; grapes, figs, General Commission MerchantsAND

portion is reduced to its elements.3rd. Peen-to peaches, Japan plums-fifty

: trees, bananas, guavas, etc. Dwelling
Abundant potash is obtained RECEIVER OF FLORIDA OItANGES.lZl ,
from the calcined part and from the I house of four rooms, good water, fine Clinton Street. Boston.

great quantity of Saw-Grass roots garden, stable and a good pasture for REFERENCES: A.II. Manville Jacksonville; L. T... Newsome, Crescent City; B. R. Whit-
stock. If sold within two months ner, Fort Reid; Rev. Lyman Phelps,Sanford; C.W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National
which are reduced to ash and mixed can Bank Boston.
with the already Muck.I be bought for one half its value.M. .
prepared :iro d.:t.1ce Commi: s1ota.
: G. JOHNSON, Jacksonville Fla.
it with the ,
am now using utmost .4=- The undersigned having made arrangements with the large romp Iss'on honseof Mr.E.B.
confidence. J. T. 'V O}'FORl>. INDUCEMENTS TO NEW SUHSCKII1EUS. Woodward No. 174 Chan bers Street, New York, (Established 18. offering all kinds of Produce,such as

4 The Weekly Liberal New Clubbing York World Offer., the FlorIda I Potatoes, Onions, Cabbage, Cheese, Butter, Etc.,
Rocky; Branch Nursery, Monticello, Fla. Dispatch, and an elegant copy of the
World's History of the United States-all at the very lowest possible cash prices. Otter Skins purchased at highest prices for cish.
Parties intending to purchase Le- for $2.50. This caps any offer made by Nothing but the choicest goods sold. Consignments of Oranges, Vegetables, etc., :
any newspaper in the country. also solicited for the above named house. Orders by in 11 receive prompt attentlo--. .
Conte Pear trees will do well to place Address C. W. DACOSTA, Respectfully yours, BARLOW A: CO 30 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. -;:"
orders with me before the season to /. .' Jacksonville, Flu ,".

plant opens. I have a choice stock of THE Park WOULD Row, ,New York City. THE JERSEY BULLETIN
one, two and three-year-old trees, and --For Sale-Cheap.-

will not be undersold. Correspondence Thirty thousand young sweet orange PUBLISHED AT INDIANAPOLIS IND., EVERY WEEK.

. with solicited.B. and lemon ,

Proprietor. Box 18, Manatee\ Fla. Jersey Cattle Journal Pure and Simple. ,.





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WOOD. W. E. SIMPSON WO R K and FOU outfit expenses ALL.and paId 83O particulars.a Valuable week- Jf"-u'

Groves made and warranted on the most free. P. O. VICKERY, Augusta, Maine.
favorable terms,.in one of the most healthy
sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to
rent at moderate prices. Send for particularsand
20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. REAL ESTATE it known to the public that we,the un-
For reference we refer you to the editor of dersigned,do form ourselves into a corpora-
this paper. Direct to tion under the name of the Jacksonville Su-
W. H. REED, burban Real Estate and Railroad Company,"
Plttman, I' a. for the purpose of buying Improving and
selling real estate contiguous to and adJoinIng -
BARGAINS IN CITY AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY, the city of Jacksonville; and for buildingand
operating such turnpike or street rail-
PIANOS&ORGA.uut ways as may be necessary to develop any
all makes direct to customers such real estate: agreeing to take the several
from headquarter, at Broward Lots Burnside Beach Lots shares of stock therein, which we set opposite
wholesale prices. All goods our names.
guaranteed. Ko money asked The amount of the capital stock authorizedshall
instruments are recetvedand be Twenty-five Thousand Dollars.
tully tested. Write us c LOTS IN The business of the corporation shall be
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may --t conducted by five Directors, one of whom
850.OO to 10000. Address
eave you from shall be elected President. The Directors
JESSE FRENCH, Nashville eltb.KISsDI11EE .,.. j&impson's; Addition to Springfield shall be elected when" the corporation Is organized
Who Utalt JHttributing JJcp't lor the& and on the first-Tuesday after the

On Small payments down and balance on long time. Lots In Welsh ton. Money to Loan. first Monday in January annually.The .
: : Investments made and guaranteed. highest amount of Indebtedness to
which the corporation can subject itself shall
be thousand dollars.
Real Estate Agency. HENRY A.L'ENoi,
Healthy Lands! Low Prices:! C.S. BEERBOWER.
Help supplied positions secured.
Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- Jacksonville, Fla.,Sept. 27, 1886.
tlers in Florida. It is the coming district as
all who know the Mate testify. There is Big
Money for Investors in Town Lots. 100 Album Verses
The Stereopticon Advertising Company's Space to Let. GIVEN AWAY 14 funny Love and
high Pine and Hammock LandsAt i Marriage scenes, 1
Fortune Teller, 2"Kurius" Love-letters, 12
reasonable For Information to any of the above, address Interesting Games.2 Beau Catchers Magic
prices. A ge Tablet,the Language of Flowers and over
Aito good land for Truck Farming. A few W. E. SIMPSON, 200 samples of New Goods that will fill your
Hmail Bearing Groves on tracts of from pockets with Gold. ALL SENT FREE for
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. P. O. Box 25. Over Bank of Jacksonville. only 13c. to help pay postage, etc. UNION
These Groves are easily enlarged.,and afforda SUPPLY AGENCY, Box 322, Fhilad'a, Pa.
good start. Correspondence solicited. WThis is the lllgyesl Offer ever made bya
GARDEN FIELD SEEDS. Reliable Firm and all our readers should
BOKWELL & HOSI take advantage of it AT ONCE.--Ed.

KlsKlminte,Orange Co., Fla.


\ line of .arden and Field Seeds 1886 growth. Seed Rye, Oats Barley,Johnson Grasp, 1000 Pecan Trees, from 1 to 2 feet high,
rq The Alfalfa, Kentucky Ml ue Grass,Onion Sets. Proprietor Riverside Nurseries. Also a full line from choice Texas Nuts. A fine lot of thrifty
.il largestgrower Green Honse Plants always on hand. Neunan &Wilson's Albany Strawberry plants for trees. Price from

F N sale. Catalogue sent free on application. S. L. T1ISBITTS, 10 to 15 Cents Each.
-ii in tr i" of these Seedsman and Florist.
'6 1' A' i Pears Also Three Trios Pekin and Two Trios Rouen
e from Ducks,$6 per trio.
Cuttings 1G Years JE2stal>llsliedL. GEO. C. RIXFORD.
buy no other ana avoid Blight. Catalogues Rixford, Fla.
free. W. W. THOMPSON,Smlthvllle. Ga.STRAWBERRY C3r- P..I.ME::: : Et P. S.-Would exchange a trio of Pea In
Ducks for Plymouth Rock fowls.

PLANTS now CJOrn: :rn issiOn. 1\I.Iercb.ant:

cent, 81.00 per 1000. Cumberland ready. ,Cres-WIl- 166 Reade Street, | FOR THE SALE | NEW YORK. FOR SALE.

son, 81:25;"May King, 82.00. Other varIe- Fruits and Produce, Also Hides, Furs, Honey, Etc. Florida Oranges apeclaltr.
ties. Also Raspberry and Blackberry plants. 10,000 SOUR ORANGE TUBES, FOIl
SL.AYITIAK1J11 A::; SON, Dover, Del. References-Banking houses and principal shippers throughout the State. Hpnd for Stencils BUDDING,
and Market quotations. Tri-weekly quotations by telegraph to Times-Union during
FOR, SALE. shipping season. From J to \%Inches in diameter; price from

$5: to $15 per 10O,
according to size; and quantity taken.

thousand Orange Seedlings trans CALCINED HUMUS! Address
planted in nursery, two and three year old FRANK ERBLAND, Manager,
some budded. Also forty acres choice land Waldo, Fla.
with Grove of 1000 trees, three to six years THIS
old.all In good condition. Will be sold cheap UNEQUALLED
and will make a living and a fortune to some A. N. DOBBINS & BRO.,
one. For particulars and terms address FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREESIs
.' P. O. Box 61, Fort Meade,i la.
delivered at your nearest Station,
AZTEC CORN Best for field and .At $16 :JerrOD. m
I table.Two to four .. ,
Immense ears, of mammoth grains, to the
stalk. Double Its yield. 50 cents per pound,
mailed. Multiplying Onions,30 cents. Stand- Address
ard, hardy Nor bern Potatoes. Now is the W. W. HICKS
time to order. Only$3.25 per barrel; $15 for 5 ,
barrels,if cash with order,AT ONCE. Onions, Fort Mason, Fla.
Potato: or Multiplying,$1 per barrel. '

MoDonough,Chenango Co.,N., Y. :LOOT: H.: O O IS. '1

r Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,

571,320 ACRES ,
44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St.Johns Hotel.

Will make your Store Fronts and Architectural Castings. Build or Repair your Machineryand
sell you Machinery and Mill Supplies. Guaranteeing you as satisfactory work and Gnnsmlthing done in all its branches.'
South Florida Lands, prices as you can get in more Northen cities. Mention this paper when writing for esti- IRON SAFE WORK

mates. Spoclal rates on Stencil Cutting, by mall

situated in the counties of Orange, Brevard. GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.
Volusia Bumter, Polk. Hernando, Hlllsbor- A. E. DROUGHT, F.II.SKELDINO,
ough and Manatee,and A full line of Choice Nursery Stock,comprising Oranges, Figs, Apricots, Pecans, Grapes, President. Cashier.
Pears, Plums, etc. Also

849 TOWN LOTSin 30,000 Peach Trees. 5.OOO Kelseys Japan Plums. 1,500 Olive
Trees (Picholine).
New Catalogue now ready,free on application.
the, towns of Kisslmmee, Winter Haven, G. L. TABER CAPITAL $45OOOO. .
Eagle Lake, Gordonvllle, Bartow, Auburn- Glen St. Mary, Fla. -
dale, Lakeland, Seflner, Mango, and Orient.
Also Lot s in the towns of:.Pemberton, Owens- Transacts a general Banking business.
boro, Rtchland, Kathleen and Haskell, on -
line of the Pemberton Ferry Branch. A map The Lakeland Nursery Company. Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit
and descriptive notes of South Florida,show- cashed.
Ing location of these lands, will be furnishedon
application to the Land Department of ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES -
Has correspondents in all the chief towns
the South
Railroad Company.S. Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Keiffer and LeOonte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan of Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and
Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, Grapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba- Messrs. C. M.Whitney&Co., New York.
O. CHASE, nanas. In Great Britain: The Bank of Irelan .
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty.Price Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of BritU !
".r'l\'\""" .. Acting Gen'l Land Agt.S. F. R. R. Co., List free on application. E. H. TISON, Manager North America and Melville, Evans & C j,
''''',. Sanford, Fla. Lakeland,PoJ k Co.,Fla. London.
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What is Calcined Humus ?


It is decomposed( Vegetable matter taken from. its place of deposit and subjected( to heat: under certain conditions

until :all (deleterious acids are expelled( .and the Humus is sweetened .and( made immediately ',_

available as nature's food for plant life. .

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FORT MASON, FLA., June 26, 1886. I musk melon vines orange trees and persimmons and must say the effect has been
have watched with great interest the process of the manufacture of Calcined' most marvelous. Have purchased a third lot from you and expect{ to use U tons
Humus at Dr. Hicks' works. I believe he has solved the problem of Fertilizing more on my strawberries. Yours:; truly, E. KNEPLEY.
for our State. I have the fullest faith in C. H., for these reasons: SENECA, FLA.,May 28, 1886.
1st. The material of which it is composed (Humus), is of the purest and best. I I fertilized my grove since the frost with Dr. Hicks' Calcined Humus, and I em- .
2nd. In the process of manufacture the vegetable matter is not destroyed, but ; phatically declare it in my opinion the best fertilizer out for orange trees. I am
sweetened and,purified-only a portion is reduced to its elements.3rd. f not only satisfied, but delighted. Calcined Humus is a perfect success and the
Abundant potash is obtained from the calcined part and from the great' Orange Growers' Boon; not on account of its cheapness alone, but also because it .
quantity of Saw-Grass roots which are reduced to ash and mixed with the already is permanent in the soil. J. H. BRAMHALL.
prepared Muck
I am now using it with the utmost confidence. J. T. WOFFORD.. I SENECA, Fla., May 28, 1886.
REV. DK. HICKS, Dear Sir:-I have used Calcined Humus on
your my orangegrove
SENECA, range Co., FLA., May 28, 1886. I during the last year, and find it the! best fertilizer I have ever tried. My .
1 used Calcined Humus for Strawberries this season on part of my patch. The trees are of much better color and are putting on a better growth than they ever did
effect is in every respect satisfactory and beyond that produced by other Fertilizers.The before. Success to your discovery. C. W. WORTHINGTON. .
plants not only fruited as never before. but the vines stand the hot weather and ALTAMONTE NUKSEHIES, July 17, 1886.
are as green and vigorous as ever. I grow them on Pine land, high and dry. 4
I am well pleased with Calcined Humus, and when an opportunity r offers. I shall
W. H. MILLER. x be glad to speak well of it. Yours respectfully H. L. WHEATLY.

SENECA, Orange Co., FLA., May 28, 1886.I LISBON, ORANGE Co., Fla., Sept. 4, 1886.
consider Calcined Humus the very best Fertilizer for Strawberries. I tried to \ W. W. HICKS, Fort Mason Dear Sir-I have used your Calcined Humus on
raise them on soil richly mixed with raw muck but utterly failed. I obtainedsome
trees in of to the tree, with most
quantity one peck satisfactoryresults.
my young orange
Calcined Humus and used as a top-dressing, a double handful to'the plant- !I
The trees have put on fine color and vigorous growth. used it by the
the effect was remarkable. They have borne vigorously for three months and are side of well decomposed stable manure and find the results Calcined Humus
bearing well at this time. Another thing, I rind that the berries are kept free than good
better from the stable manure. If Calcined Humus does as well on vegeta-
from sand when the plants are top-dressed with the Humus, it being clean and
bles as on trees, I think you have the best thing for yourself and the truck growersin
- nice to handle, My neighbor, Mr. Miller raised as fine strawberries as I ever saw, ; the world. I truly. W. T. LAIXE.EUSTIS. .
with Calcined Humus, so I know that mine was not due to chance.J. i am very C

.H. BRAMHALL. Fla., Sept. 6, 1886.
C. H. REDDING Lane Park, Fla ; Dear Sir:-I used Calcined Humus this
LANE PARK, FLA., August 16, 1886. : year applying it in January and June,using one ton on 160 trees: that have been
C. H. BEDDING. Gen. Agent, Dear Sir-It affords me great pleasure to speak in budded three years. The results have astonished me. Iv grove is Jn a flourish-
behalf of the Calcined Humus as a Fertilizer. I have tried it on cabbage plants, I ing condition. Yours truly, GUY iftflCHIXGS, M.D.

Applications for. Agencies, Circulars Etc., should be addressedto Send all orders to t... ..

C. H REDDING Gen. Agent W. W. HICKS, :) .. .

: ,, FORT MASON, FLA. yHfe. i ,
,_ LANE PARK, FLA. TEe:: S C..A.SE3:: :.

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want a first-class Wagon or Cart
Cheap you for Cash call on Selected from the best orchards In the great fig regions of the Old World, comprising the
t ezvli ae r of table and the world.
very cream drying figs. TVe most profitable fruit In Easily grown
it. D. zAim, and prepared for market. No disease. No Insects. The coming boom for Florida. Now Is
Jacksonville, Fla. the time to start In a business that Is bound to pay and fortunes can be made at It. We are

RAILWAY Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street. headquarters; our trees are unsurpassed, warrant true to name, propagated from bearing
trees,and prices are below competition. Send at once for Instructions for growing and the
WAYCROSS SHORT LINE. Farm Wagons from.$35.00 to 12.00 6'wiyr/wi'method of curing and packing, with description and price of the following varieties:
Carts and Drays from ... .S23.00 to 28.00 White Trogan,White Adriatic, San Giovanni, San Peitro, Red Lardare, Paradiso. English Walnuts -

All Trains of this Road are Run by GeniiI I ((90th) ,all best sorts. filberts, Chestnuts etc., fine trees at low rates LICHEES, most deliciousof
Meridian Time,which Is 33 Minutes S'i ..t r fruits from India, should be grown by all. Immense variety of tropical fruits East Indian
than Jacksonville Time. fruits, grafted Mangoes, Indian; Bananas, Bread Fruits, Mangosteen, Durian, Lichees,etc.
Special rates to the trade. Local agents wanted. ;;:.""!


Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally, Swan wick, Perry Co., Illinois.PAINT .
as follows:

NEW ORLEANS KXPKES .A. :JEt.E: : :v\T :a.A..rqI..E: Th ,

Leave Jacksonville daily at.......... ? 1:35 a m '
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at........ 7:3 am BEE-KEEPERS' MAGAZINE'
Leave Callahan daily at_............?.. 8:18 a m AND OIL STORE
Arrive at Waycross daily at...._. ..1015 a ra
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V. R.R... 1:50 pm 25; cents a Year. ,
Arrive at Thomasville dally at........ 1:37 p in Address DEALER IS:
Arrive at Bainbridge dally at............ 3:35 p m Railroad, Steamboat and Mill Supplies, Pure White Lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass, Putty, _
Arrive at Chattahoochee dally at...... 4:04: p m Sample Free. Barry town, N.Y. Varnishes, Brushes, Plain and Decorative Wall Paper, Doors, Sashes, Blinds, etc.
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.iUO:10: p m Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. .ocks, Sash-
Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.R....... 2.30 a m Weights, Cord, Hinges, Screws, etc. Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.
Arrive atNew Orleans vlaL.&N.R.R 7:20 a m Cor. Whitaker, President and York Streets, SAVANNAH, GA.
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson-
ville and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and ----


Leave Jacksonville dally at.............*. ::!OO p m
Arrive at Jacksonville dally aU.........12.00 m rtussey's New Steel Coulter Harrow.
Leave Callahan daily aU................... 2:45: p m 'I'bea.1'Mth an mad\ -'.... 5v Also sole maker of Ilaisey'i
Leave Chattahoochee ..................... : a m of ipnnu tempered it.eirp "V Steel&Hard Metal Plowi. HECKER'S SELF-RAISING BUCKWHEAT.
Leave Thomasvllle at........................ lW: p m 1171 .>>wp.,T.ry liftitCentennial I hoe&e.
Arrive at Waycross dally at............... 1:40 p m .trolll.dllr&bl.; Mad p.Addre.0, T.N.B.Berwick.IIUSSEY..are..eso.aMn Me.. ---
Arrive at Jesup daily at...._,.............. 6:15 p m Always Ready! Always Reliable and Perfectly Healthful.
Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. & G... t:35 p m
Arrive at Savannah daily at....._...... 7:58 p m .
Arrive at Charleston dally at............ 1:25: a m r Dyspeptics and persons who cannot eat Buckwheat Cakes made by the old process with
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00: p m yeast can use the Self Itaising Buckwheat without detriment.

Anl ee Baltimore................................12a m Send for illustrated DIRECTIONS: To 3 pounds of
Arrive Philadelphia............................ 3:45 a m '- Catalogue and price,free
Arrive at New \' ork daily at._........... 6:50 a m Hecker's Self-Raising Buckwheat
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -- -
and New York. a.Jd five pints Cold water or milk, or part each, and bake immedi.itely. Keep the batter Ina
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. -+*S E D GWIC K-.. cool place If not wanted for immediate use. This wil'' produce seventy light and delicious

Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30: p m cakes, preferred by many to those made with yeast.
Arrive Jacksonville daily at..........11:30: a m STEEL WIRE FENCE 13oId by All Grocers .
Leave Callahan dally at....................... 5:14 p m GEO. V. HECKEK & CO.
Arrive at Callahan.............................10:46 a m ,
Leave Waycross.................................. 7:30 p m 176 Bay Street, Savannah, Ga,
Arrive at Way cross daily at...?.......... 8:25: am
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Leave Gainesville dally at.......?._.... 3:50: p m r
Leave at Lake Clty_............... ........... 3:45: p m
Leave Live Oak daily at........_........... 7:10 p m PIANOS I AND ORGANS.BA.ROAIIVS. .
Leave Thomasv1l1e daily at..............,..ll:15 p m
Arrive at Albany daily at..............-. 1:30 a m
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 8:00 a m BIG .
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. It. R.......... 2:10: p m a I have purchased at a rare bargain the entire stock of Pianos and Organs of A. Peterson,
Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30 p m of Gainesville and Palatka,and for next thirty days will make a grand clearing sale of these
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R... 7:10: a m instruments and my present stock of Pianos and Organs. Rare bargains' can be had as I go
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R...? 2:2j a m North at an early date to make; arrangements for an entirely new stock of Pianos and Or-
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. It. R... 6:3: a m III the best general purpose wire fence in use. It
As I am not in the habit of advertising in the usual stereotyped "thirty day bar-
Arrive Bt Lo Jis.................................... 7:40 a m Is injure a. i rone:: stock.. netvorkvithout It will turn dogs, pigs barbs., sheep Don't and gans.gain" style, parties will understand: that I mean business and will otter f/eiiulne bargains
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville poultry, as well as horses and cattle. The best while the sale lasts. A. It. C A.Ul>HULL'S MUSIC IIOUSK, Jacksonville.
and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Albany, fence for Farms< ,Gardens, Stock Ranges and Rail-
-- -- -
Montgomery and Nashville. roads. Very neat,pretty styles for Lawns. Parks, -
JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. School-lota and Cemeteries. Covered with rustproof

Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:30 p m paint. or made of galvanized wire as preferred. BARRS CLARK & TATE
Arrive Jacksonville........................._ 8:05amLeave boards It will barbed last r life-time.wire in It is better than The ,
Callahan..................................10:20 p m Sedffwick or Gates made of wrought-iron every respect.pipe and 4
Arrive Waycross.................................12:35 a m steel wire,defy all competition in lightness, neatness WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Arrive Albany via B. &; W. R. R?...... 5:30 a m ,strength and durability. We make the best,
Arrive Macon via Central R. R......?.. 9:10 a m cheapest and-asest! working al2-lroza automaticor
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... )1:35 p m self-opeuluc cute, and the neatest cheap Booksellers Stationers Paper Dealers
Arrive Jesup....................................... 2:15: am iron fences now mnde The best Wire ,
Stretchers Cutting Plier.and Post
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G.... 6:00 A Qgcrll.
a m For anJ particulars ask Hardware
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 8:30 a m or address prices,mentioning paper, Dealers No. 29 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & O. R.R.12:05 m -_ -- ---- -- -- -
Arrive Cincinnati via C. H. R. R..... 6:50 a m SEDCWiiGK BUGS.t Richmond, Bnd.
Cars -- --- ------ ---- ------ DYSPEPSIA, '
Pullman Buffet and
Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and THREE SICK HEADACHE, LLS
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through To> lUnd, as long M interest I* kept op. CONSTIPATION.
40 I cr ona1.eeurlty only for tnterecU
Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and Send 6 cents for particulars.Loan forms, \ Ilfnii'dv for all
Diseases .
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonvilleand etc. Name this p per. T. S. Gardner, c I ne .. Stomach and of the Liver Kid
Bowels. positive
Cincinnati, via Jesup. Manager, Palace Building,Cincinnati,O G ra b 0 rc h ard V a: er( SAVANNAH EXPRESS. -- -- ---- ----- ----- ; tipatlull. Uose.onatotwoteaspoonfult.
Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:30 p m Genuine CRAB Crab ORCHARD Orchard WATER Salts! 1 in sealed! p.ickai: .-. at 10 ami -':, .-ts. :No genuine salts sold In bul*.
Arrive Jacksonville....... .................. 8:05 a m .A. C.A.. Ji=d. _. CO., Prop'rs., H1MQN S. JOXKS Manager Louisville IgywCommission -
Leave Callahan ,.......?.....................10:20 p m -
Arrive Callahan.............?.................... 7:05 a m To all who are suffering from the errors and __n_ ___ _
Leave Gainesville at.................?........ 3:50 p m Indiscretions of youth nervous weakness, early .E i + T A I3 L I 1I1 E U 1 M 71S .
Arrive Gainesville. ............................. 9:35 a m
Leave Lake City...........?...................... 3:15 p m decay. loss of manhood, &c., I will send a recipe
Arrive Lake City.................................Ifc'X: ) a m that will cure you,FREE OF CHARGE. This great
Leave Live Oak at ............................. 7:10 p m remedy was discovered by a missionary in South E. BEAN
Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:15 a m
Arrive Thomasville-........................... 7:50 a m America. Send a self-addressed envelope to the ,
Arrive Albany.....................................11:50 a m BEV. JOSEPH T. INMAN, Station D, New York City.
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:23 p m Merchant and Forwarder
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Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:10 a m ,
I Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R2:20 p m 600 ACRES. 13 GREENHOUSES.We -.
Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 p m Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
Arrive 8t Louis via L. & N. R. R...... 8iX)p m TREESANDPlANTS
Arrive Waycross................... ............12:35 a m Branch Packing-House, 'a'crON8 Uuilroad Depot, uinewville, Fla.range8 .
Arrive Brunswick via B.& W. R.R.- 7:40 a m offer for the Fall trade large and
a fine
Arrive Jesup.....?.......?................_..??. 3:13 a m every description of FIIU1T and Orimmcntnl stock of :I.emc: n.. s ,
Arrive Savannah.........._...............?.. 6:15: am TRL1S! t :o.hrubM, Uos't Vines S.3IALL And other Fruits and
Arrive Charleston..........._................12:55 p m FRUITS! Iledco Plants, Fruit Tree i Sped- Vegetables,
Arrive Washington_?.........?...........w10:30am l 1 hll KS,and Fort>t Treoeedlincs.: Priced Cata
Arrive New York................................. 5:30 p m logue.-It'alll886.mailed free on application. Address PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.

Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonville. NGTONPHENIX( ( NURSERY in all the cities of the
and Tampa.Pullman tablishedlS52. BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Reliable Correspondents principal United States.

Buffet Cars between -------- --- -- -- --
Washington.Through Jacksonvilleand I..ern: >n..S

and Tickets sold to all points by Rail 1887 RIPENED AND rel: OOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.
Steamship connections, and
checked through. Also Sleeping Car bergs My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are rc S'
and sections secured at the Company's Office i perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and > .
Astor's Building Bay street,and at. Passenger always handy to tell the:: day of week, monthor Have a full stock of Growers' Supplies consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Station and on board People's Line year. Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
Steamers H.B.Plant: and Chattahoochee and Too costly to give awi y, I will mall one to (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc., all of
De Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson- anybody sending me a nickel to help pay advertising the best quality, and cheaper than the cheapest.

ville. postage, etc. You need one and for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Fruit Car
WM. P. HARDEE, should send soon before all are gone. Agent Tramway
Genera) ssQnlt'.r Agent JAMES HASLEY
S. G. FLEMING Superintendent Seed Grower, Madison, Ark. Send for Circulars and Stencils. sepl4tfI


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700."-..... --"'THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. "'- [OCTOBER 11, 188ft

[OTS 40xi $4. Strawberry Plants.Nunan's ,

Review on Eingslej Lake pi -

Q-S5O buys a &-acre *r I- | 1-DA|| Prolific.. .. ,.per 1000 2.25 Royal Palm Nurseries
tract for Chai lesion Seedling,Noisettes, 350 ,
|An ORANGE GROVE. In lots of 500 or over,1 ss than 500,per 100 .50 MANATEE FLA. Baraains in Rom Estato
Send 2 cent stamp for Maps,etc.,to
Special rates for lots of lu.OOO! or over.533ggA ;
i TROPICAL LAND CO.. In iddltion to a full line of general nursery
|P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, Fla. few thousand stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew POTTED are constantly; receiving seeds and plants
from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld
Jacksonville,and Rev. C.
r McLean St. Augustine. $2 per hundred. many of which are introduced for the
Orders first time into the United States.
accompanied with cash
nov9-ly promptly We mention few of the
can only a rare
filled with well packed.
strong healthy
plants, plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of

W. M.LEDwrrn. F. C. SOLLEE. Plants Now Itead. ) 1886:

Address Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose-
LEDWITH & SOLLEE, J. W. VOSE Apples,Star-Apples,Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas, Hernando County Lands.
Sour-Sops, Horse-Radish Trees, "Spanish
P. O. Box 116 Fl .
DEALERdINREAL ,Jacksonville ''
Limes, Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries
Or, Wat. H. KINGSBURY Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap-
: ESTATE Taylor's European HouseJacksonville.Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias I will sell for one-fourth cash a beautiful
.and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, tract of Eighty acres sloping pine land,near
Office,No.7 Herkimer Block, Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons,Plumerias, Palmsin Oriole in Hernando County for Sl.OOo. No
( variety), salpinias and Poincianas, many waste on the tract. No more beautiful location .-
JACKSONVILLE,FLA. Shell Pond Nurseries. kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare for a magnificent Winter Home and

Headquarters for Haines City Property. greenhouse plants; Antigonons Bamboos, East Orange Grove.Adjoining .
Pien Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus
(September) and My Favorite (October) Veitchil, Musa Ensete; Cyphomandra bet ace a
A YEAR, clear of (the Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
$700t$2600 Peaches, Pears Figs Japan Persimmons Shrub" and White Adriatic
all expense,can be Fig, etc., Roses the town site of Oriole and about
made working tor us. Agents preferred who pan Plums etc. and all sorts of shrubbery in variety.Red two hundred yards from the railroad and
can furnish their own horses and give their Send for Circular. Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, postomce,I offer 40 acres of land,all high and
whole time to the business. Spare moments JAS. P. DEPASS. $2.00 per hundred, 815.0U per thousand. dry, for 1000. Suitable for laying out In
may be profitably employed also. A few va- Archer, Fla. New catalogue ready in October. town lots.
cancies In towns and cities. >B. F.JOHNSON
A CO., 1013 Maln'St., Richmond, Va. AddressREASONER BROS.,

Orange and Peach Trees, Box 10, Manatee,Fla.

For sale or rent in Oriole-a two-story,four-
PROVED: room, painted house, next to the chief store
Shrubs, Roses, Seeds, Etc., and post office, built this year. Oriole has
school,church, bakery restaurant postofflce,
Wholesale and Retail. railroad accommodations, two stores, sawmill -
Wilson! Straw 8rrantBFOR
and other attractive features for a. per-
A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. Catalogue free. manent home. About twenty five houses
built there in past two years. Will sell for
Sweet'sINFALLIBLE CHAN. 3ICIZRIDE, $100 or rent for$75 per annum.

Jacksonville, Fla., SALE.

LINIMENT.Prepared Successor to McBride&Kingsbury.

from the recipe of Dr. Stephen The Oriole Florida Improvement Company
Sweet,of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set- Price $2.50 per::1000, Lave: Just built for sale or rent,a two-story
ter. lias been used for more than 50 years, Strawberry and Blackberry PlantsAND house In the town of Oriole, five rooms,
and Is the best known remedy for Rheumatism double piazza front, single piazza rear,hall
,Neuralgia Sprains: Bruises,Cuts,Burns, Delivered to the wharf.C. above and below. Will sell for $600, or rent
Wounds and all external for$120 location.
injuries. per annum. Splendid
Grape Vines by lUaU, Postpaid; ,
at lowest possible prices and safe arrival F. WINTON, .
guaranteed. Large orders by express or
PRIVATE SCHOOL freight at expense; of purchaser.For East Mandarin. .

& price list,address

Primary, Preparatory, and Academic Depart- W. C. STEELE, DEER ISLAND
ments. I! Switzerland,St- Johns Co., Fla.

Miss S. P. FLEMING, A. B., a. graduate of ------ ---- ------
Cornell University, having; had many years' G GARDENS AND NURSERIES
experience in some of the best school, in the 250,000 Plants Sumter County Lands.
States of New York and Ohio, assisted by an
able corps of teachers, offers to the public su- OAKLAND ORANGE CO. FLA.
perior advantages for tnorough education.
Boarding Department In charge of an accomplished -
lady. For further particulars In- Eighty acres of high and dry pine land,
quire of Principal at 59 East Monroe Street. Buist's Improved Early and Late Drum- Pot Grown Semi-Troplcal Fruit within 4 miles of Bushnell and &St.: Catherine
and Ornamental Trees, Stations on F. R.&N.Co's line and same distance -
and Early and Late Flat Dutch. from Dragem and Pemberton Junctions
CECIL H. PLUMMER PlantH and Vines. on F. S. It. ii. Good orange and farming -
land. Price 81:?per acre.
:Xo Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue .

VETERINARY SURGEON and Price List Free, on application -

to the Manager. AddressA. In the town Webster, on F. S. R. R.,I
I Pure Wilson," "Neunans," "Charleston" offer for sale 2 acres,close by station; 175 or-

Student of,j the Royal Veterinary College of E. CHAMPLIN, ange trees: just coming into bearing; house
"Federal Point"Strawberry 21x23. feet, one and a half stories high; beau
London nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. tiful place. Price$3,500.

Will answer all communications through let-

ters and telegrams. Plants. Nnrsorios' of Lake Woir Go

Lot of one acre in Webster,100 yards from
station; house, 15x21 feet two stories; a bar-
Office In 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our gain,5250. Fronts the station.

Reed kFoster's Stables.3WFRUITTREES.
trees are very thrifty three and four
year old stock,%to 1% Inch diameter,with
one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces- Small store house in Webster; living rooms
{ !8'ble' to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for above; corner lots; right at station. Will sell
C : AddressE.
Catalogues. or rent.
O,,? SEES Vines, Plants, etc. Prices Very Reasonable. B. }FOSTER Manager Fla.
M,. Apple,Pear,PeachCherry,Plum dec21-ly South Lake Weir,
Quince, Strawberry, Raspberry,
,.ti '. Blackberry, Currants, crapes,
;I' oottebrrriCK. ,Ac. (Send for CataJogua FAIRVIEW NURSERIES
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J.S.COLLINS, Moorestown, H.J. ; ,
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Is Very low figures will be given on large lots. '
Fancy Poultry. Manager, .

ARNOLD PUJ3TZ, San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. -

Greenland, Fla.
Successor to Albert Fries -
Oriole, Ilernando County.Send
Keeps:20 varieties of Pure-br Fowls. The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon
Yards: Shell Road, near Moncrief Spring, Oranges and Lemons and other Citrus Fruits.
Eggs for Hatching, 82 per dozen.P. stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
.O. Box:t'il' 1, Jacksonville K'n!; Choice varieties of the Fig of recent intro- information how to get a home in Florida,
duction. close by Railroad In active operation. Splendid
---. Consignments solicited. Liberal advances orange lands. Large number of new
ALBERT FRIES; made. Would be pleased to correspond with The Cattley Guava both the Red and Yel- groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
parties siring to ship here.ftbimmcrs low. coming in from all over the Union. Attractive -
ST. NICHOLAS FLA., 2Iorrioii & Co., plan purchase; but little cash required.
AGENT FOR V The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Bargains offered.
174 South Water St., Chicago.
GEO. iV. BAKEIt'S the soil and climate of Florida.
Refer. .tropoUtan National Bank, Chicago -
ROTTED BONE MANURE ; jrV7'Farwell & Co.,Chicago. The Japan Plum varieties of the Mulberry, W. B. CLARKSON,
Hart's Choice Bananas Grapes,Pecans,etc.
Decomposed with Potash. CTD ""0 Introduce them
Price 825 per ton,free on board in Jacksonville ABIC I 0 F .we will GIVE 1-Catalogue free on application. Office: 72i W. Bay St., up stairs, .
Samples of 16 different grades of Kertilrcr, AWAY l.ftO( SeICOperaUnVnshlng Ma
putP by Mr. Baker can be seen at the Ger- chines. If you want one send us your name, REFEEENCKS:-Crosby k Gowen,!San Mateo;
man Drug Store, 19 E. Bay SL Jacksonville.Send P. O. and express office at once. TIlE NA- Hon. ('. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, Jacksonville, Fla.
2-cent stamp for catalogue. TIONAL Co.,23 Dey St., N. Y. Palatka.



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Augusta, Ga....._.......... 3O60 00 Cedar Rapids.......... ........ Fort Scott, Kan...... ...... 00 140001 Logansport, Ind........... ...... ......... Portsmouth, Ohio_...... ... .........
Atlanta, Ga.................... 35 70 00 Champaign, Ill.............. ... ......... Gallon, Ohio................. ... '..... .. : Lincoln, Neb.. ............., 91 156 40 Peoria, Ill._.................. 65 116 00
Atchison, Kan............. ...... ......... Dalton, Ga......_..... ...... 40 80 00 .GalUpoUs, Ohio............ I.........;! Macon, Ga...................., 25 50 00 Plttsbur. Pa......-......... 66 126 00
Adraln, Mich................ ...... ......... Dayton, O. ................... ... .......... Grand Rapids, 1\Ilch...... ... i..._...t Mobile, Ala...................! 40 80 00 Quincy J.Ill..................... ...-.
Ann Harbor, Mlch,...... ... ......... Delaware, Ohio............. ..! fIenderson .Ky............. .5.'5 1100 00 Montgomery, Ala3.3 I 7000 40 80 00
Alton, IlL..................... ... ......... Defiance, Ohio............... ... ......... !; Illckman, jy................ 55 100 00 Mansfield, Ohio............ ... t......... Rock Island. 111............ ...... .....-.
Anniston, Ala....._....... 40 80 00 Detroit, .MIch................. 70 .120 00'' Indianapolis, Ind.......... 00 11000 Massmon, Ohio............ ... 'I......... Rochester, N. Y._.......... 68134 00
Birmingham, Ala......... 40 80 00 I Danvllle, 111.................. ...:: .........: etfersonvllle, Ind...... 58 108 00 10ft. Vernon Ohio......... ... 'I......... Sandusky, Ohio............ 135- 116 00
Bloomington, Ill ......... ... ....... Davenport Ia. ............. ...... .. Jacksonville, 111......... ... ......... Memphis, Tenn........... 4.5 1120 00 Sioux City;::: Jowa.,......... ... ...._..
Burlington Ia.............. ...... ....:. I Dubuque, Iowa.. ........ ... ........, Joliet, Ill....................... ... ......... Milwaukee, Wis70 00 Springfield, Ill............. ...... ....-..
Belleville: Ill............... .... I Des Moines, Iowa.......... ...... I..... Jefferson City, Io....... ... ..... Madison, Ind................ ... i. ..... St. Joseph Mo............... ... .....
Buffalo, .N. Y................. 66 .126 00 Denver Col.................. 1 85250 00 Knoxville, Tenn.........1 45 90 00Hnneapolls, Minn.-... ...... ,......... St. Louis, IMo-. ............. 65 116 00
Bay City MIch.............. ...... ......... Dixon, 111....................... ... [......... i Kenton, Ohio................ ... ......... Madison ...... ......... \ ....... .. ... ..........
Bristol, Tenn............_ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio.................. ...... .........I I Kalamazoo, Mich70 I 120 00, Montreal, ......... ...... ......... SpringfeldOhio.......... ... .........
Cleveland 0........... ...... 70 120 00 Evansville, hid_.......... 56% 100 00 Kansas City, Mo ........... ...... ...... .. Nashville,Tenn............ 45 90 00 St. Paul, 1\Unn............... .. ......
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mich.... ... ......... Lanslngl\Ilch............... ...... ......:.. New Orleans..-............. 4.5 90 00 Toledo 0. .................. 70 120 00
Cairo, Ill....................... 60 110 00 East Sit.Louis IlL........ 65 116 00 LaCrosse, 'Vis............... ...... .. .. .. Newark, Ohio.............. ... ......... Terre liante Ind ......_. 60 110 00
Jolumbus, Ky.............. 55 100 00 Emporia: Kan............... 105 16200 Lima, Ohio............. ...... ... ......... Omaha, Neb.................. ...... ......... Toronto, Can................ ...... .........
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... ErIe, Pa ........................ 66 126 00 Lafayette, Ind............... ... ......... Ottawa, Can..... ............ .... ......... Topeka, Kan......_......... 95 148 00
Columbus, Garr............. 35 70 00 Fort Wayne Ind.......... ... ......... Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ......... on CIty, Pa.. ................. 66 126 00 Urbana, Ohio................ ... .........
CouncIl Bluffs, Ia.......... ...... ......... Findlay 011 0............... ...... ......... Leaven wortn, Kan ...... .... .. Pekln, Ill. ...................... ... .......... Wheeling, W.Va........... 66 126 00
Chicago, 111._............... 65 116 00 I Fremont, Ohio ......-...... ...... ......... Louisville, Ky............_.. 55 .100 00. ''Pana, 111........................ ... ......... Winnipeg:, l\Ian............ '...... ..._.
Chattanooga, Tenn..... 40 80 00 Fort DOdge, Iowa......... 1 18 170 00 Little Rock, Ark.......... 55 120 ooJ :Plqua, Ohio.................. ... .........
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Provl- I ''I+ Wash- Boston
SavanCharles- '' ,New dente 1'1,Phlladel- Baltiington.' New Phlladeland
; :' and York. phla. Provi-
nah. ton. I York. and phla. more.
j "I3oston I Baltlm'e dence.

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Jacksonville Callahan, and Live Oak................................................................ 20 40 25 50' 30 60 301, 60 30 601' 2r 55 I\ . . .. . ....
Gainesville, .New Branford......................................................._.,......................... 30 60 35 70'' 40 80 80 401 8Orr, 75 . . .. .. ... .
Landings on St. Johns river.................................................................................... 30 60 35 70' 40 80 I 40 80 40 801, 37 75 . . ... .. ... .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ....................................,.... 3.5 7040 80 45 90 4.5 901 I 45 00,42, R,5 I . . .. .. .. .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala ............................................................... :rr: 75 42 85, 47 95 47 95' 41 951' ; 44 90 . . ..;. .. ... .. .. ..
Stations on Fla. So. Ry St. .1. & L. E. Dlvlslon.................................................. rr 75 42 85' ; 41 95 49 95 41 951 41 95 I . . .. .. .. .. ....
Landings on Lake anta Fe......._............................,..........._................................. ... ... ... ......1 j ... ...... ... ......1 ... ... ...... I . .. .. . ... .. ....
Tam a.......................... ......................... .. ............................................. 45 90 50 1 00 I 55 1 10 55 1 10 5.5 1 10 5.5 1 10 ; . . .. .. ... .. ....
Lan Ings on Manatee Itiver.................._............................................... .............. ... .. .. ... ......1 ... ...... ... .... I ... ...... ... ...... ; I . .. ... .. ... .. ....
Stations on J., St. A. A LI R. Ry..............................................._........................... .. \ ... ...... ... .. :: ...... ... .....; . .. ... .. ... .. ....
Palatka........................................... ......................................................-.................. 30 60 35 70j, I 40 80 'OJ .80f 40 8Orr 70 I . .. . .. .. .. ....
St Augustine............................................................................................................. ... ... ... ... ...... ..... I ...1...... ... ...... ;I . . . .- ... .. .. .
Stations on J'J T. & K. w.Ry ...... ...............................................-........................... ... .:-1 I ... ...... ...j.I ..... ...... ... ...... . . .. .. ..e. .. ....
lAI.ndlnrsonlAkesEustls and Harris................................................................. 42 85 47 95 I 521'' 105 59, .1 I, 52I, 105 52 l 0.5 . . .. . ... .. ....
Stations on South Florida Hallroad. i j fI

From Belair to McKlnnon. inclusive .......................... ................................ ..... 40 80 45 001 501100'' 50i I 100\'\ 50 100 47 9.5 I . .. .. .. ... .. ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, inclusive.............................. ................. ................. 45' 90 50 1001 5S1 1 10 55: ;, 55)) 1 IOli j 52I 102 . .\ .. . ... .. ....
From Plant CIty to Orients, inclnsive....................................................... ...... 50 5.1) 110: 60 120 6011201' 60 57 'i I 11 . .r. .. .. .. .. ....
From Winter Haven to Bartow, Inclusive..........................................................55. 11060 I 120, 65130 6.511301! 65 130 j 62 1 25.' . . . .. .. ....
Stations on F. R. A N. Co north of and Including Ocala............................._. 35 70 40 SO'' ; 45 9Q 4.5 90 4.51 942< 85 \ . . .. .. .. .. ....
r Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south ot Ocala.. ......................................................, 37 751 42 851 47 95 41 95! 47 95 I 44 90, . . ... e. .... .. ....
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R............................. .......4..................... ... ...... ... ......1'' ...... ... . ... .... +I... ......' : . . .. .. .. ....
I Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic R. R................................................... ... ...... ... ......1 ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ......, . . . .. .. ... .
Gulf points north Tampa............. ...... ......................................................-......... ... .... ... .... ... ...... ... ...... I: ... ...... \ ... ......: . . . . .. ....
Gulf points south Tampa...................................................................................... ... J ...... ... ......, ... ...... ... ...... i I, ... ..... i I ... I ......i :, . . 'I . .1 .. ....

CONNECTIONS.Double The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
Excess' of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of charges.
daily'fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load is estimated at 20,000( pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of this
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior arannnt will bpcharrt for pro rata P r-loail sb'pmpnls mrrRlbe to one d. Inntlon and

and Coast points, Including New York Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
Providence. I Prepayment freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipmentswill
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and tha
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. I transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach 'or loss or damage, however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless It be from negligence, and that such loss must attach solely to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. I company upon whose line such negligence: may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the "oston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving I The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia vi::? ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every I In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for insertion in
Saturday.Sailing. I Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Steamships are subie. i-j change without notice. I Single shipments Western points will be charged at double rates.
_-- I No single shipment taken for less than 31 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti
IWFOH \r-A.TXO: > FOR SHIPPERS. more. shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of connecting
i lines and cost of transfer.
To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting I Stencils, shipping receipts and Information furnished on application to any of the agent
lines to above rates. For further information, if needed, apply to Agents of the lines' or to
Tae dimensions of the Standard Box tor Vegetables are 8x1tx22tDches, aDd the weight latitluzated I C. D. OWENS, JAMES L. TAt'LOR,
at 60 pounds. Tramo Manager, Savannah, Oa. Oen'l Freight Agent", Savannah, 0,,

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A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter planting. REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE,

Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all sizes. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,

Send for Catalogue. Has for sale choice Lots Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects -
IttAXAVELL, ANDERSON" CO., Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc.J. .

San Mateo,Fla. C. GREELEY. President. L. D. IIOSMEK, Treasurer.
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4 Valrico Nurseries, < ;OOOOOO ACRES of LANDFOR

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W. G. TOUSEY, g ,
Seffher Hillsborough/ Co. Fla.

1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.F'ruitlan.a .

: r-qu..rseries- Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

AUGUSTA, GA. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, i pecially adapted to Florida is doubtless the
most varied In the United Rtates. A special catalogue(No.4))is published for this branch
of our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To, Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Prices
Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons, Eryobothryas Grape J1.25 to$5 per acre,according to location.For .
Vines, etc., we have a very large stock of Kelsey and new Japan Plums, Japan
Chestnut Melon Shrubs and other new fruits. Also all the new Hoses of merit, Palms, further information,apply to Office Florida Soutnern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla.
Acacias,broad leaved and coniferous Evergreen Trees, Flowering shrubs etc. Cataloguessent
free to all a pllcant No.I. Hardy fruit trees Roses, Evergreens. No.2. Greenhouse L. N. WIl KIE, S. CONANT,
plants. No.3. Wholesale,for nurserymen and dealers only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamentaltrees
suited to Florida. Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manage
P.J. Berkmans,'Proprietor.
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With descriptions of
? 90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands In South Florida !

Fruit Trees Plants Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc. etc.
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 oi the
Together with full descriptions of all the dividing ridge ot the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the Invalid.Its .
beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our
OF ORANGE & LEMON TREESAlso balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
Price List. Send for Catalogue toW and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and up-
HAWKINS: : ::::: &i SON: Props., wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.

At 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
GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. 'groves,rich bottom land,perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200
i acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
o .looking over the whole State. Post-oflice,store, church, school, saw-mill and all requisitesfor
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter, Alachua and Ora.ngeCoun-
from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. ties,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
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line elsewhere.
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
AARON: : WARR., O-eorgreto-wm, Fla
May Ifi'83 tf full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County,Florida.G. .
MORRISII Anclote Hernando Florida.J. .
M. County,
MANVILLE NURSERY Co. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua -
A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County,Florida,or to
E. R. TRAFFOIth, General ManagerSanford,Orange County.Florida.

Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and nov24-lyr --- ----- --- -

Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. JOHN T. LESLEY,President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec.&Treas.

Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free.
F. S. CONE, Manager,

FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive

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Tb.e a aci. Lae-rn: is : : : A. :IE=I.y- C> :E=I.. !3

in variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persim- Indian River Orange Depot
mons, Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc. ,
Postoffloe Box 173.
Consignments of Oranges, Poultry and Eggs solicited. Orange Wraps,orders filled. lUx1U8e
: 11x11 loc,12x1212c. Guaranteed full count and uniform quality.
Re'ers by permission to National Bank of the State, Bank of Jacksonville,and Tysen,
DRAYTON ISLAND, Putnam County, Fla., OR IJAKELAND, Polk County,Fla. Smith( Co.
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GEORGE L. MoOONIHE Nichols, Rockwell & Co.,


Sash Doors and Blinds I i \V'HOLK.SAtK AND RETAIL

House Goods Grates. Mantels Paints
Hardware, Stoves, Furnishing ,
Oils, Saddlery, Guns: Ammunition, Etc.
:II:: .A. Ft J:) V'V .A. Ft EJ ,

Cutlery Moves, Tinware, Agricultural Implements, Carpenters' Tools, Iron, Steel, Hone. 1 Parties in Town or Out
fc ole Agent for Florida, for will do well to call or fend for our catalogues! and prices of any goods! they may need
in our line.
Orange Lightning Powder,Galvanized Four-Point Steel Barb Fence Wire,Galvanized Barb- *
Steel Twisted Ribbon Wire, Spring-Tooth Cultivators, Acmo Harrow and Orange ( Pira"".cN Lower than Ever,
Cultivators,Queen of the Garden fland.Cultivator, Soothes((8t Lottia)Pur"Vblt.! .gore
R t,
&M rri>** "mt*!,r lrt"t>nh l ,(ntn4ur3 Qvtf** U wea. oit' p'\-e! iii 4aplYti! V1, Utili

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South Bound. North Bound. ,
Central Standard Time. ON AND AFTER
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WEDNESDAY, August 11, 1886, 5 a m,Trains Pas.&frt will leave and arrive follows
as : I
14. 12.

SOUTH BOUND. ;;: ;:;::1-' 1:1: ;;: Books Periodicals and

3 8.25 0 Lv..Lakeland . .Ar'' 7.20 7.40 Stationery, Newspapers,
I r 8.48 8.3'l 8 Lv. ... . 6.58 7.18 and Goods
; Music Games Dolls
(I) I :: .&0. .,..=... 0). ;: 9.05 8.1)0) ,II Ar. .. Bartow ..Lv 6.40 7.00 Toys Fancy ,
= O .0 Base-Ball Goods and Out-door
Z O Z- : Croquet
. STATIONS m 0 do o Sanford and IndiallRiverIlallroad. ,
uZ C) )
-a W :-W C) I I I. wz Daily except Sunday. Amusements.

South Bound. North Bound. Harcourt's Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised, En-

LeaveAM PM PMI AU Read Dowd. Read Up. larged and fully Illustrated. Cloth.. . . . . .. . ... . .. .. ...... . ..$1.25
R. R. Wharf ..... ......_ ......_ ..._... "'_'" Pas.' Pas. Moore's Orange Culture, Rev. Ed .. .. . . .. . .. . .. .. .. . . .. . .... .81.00
o Hant. rd........ 0 8 00 4 35 5 20 9 30Belair. ::'" &Ft STATIONS. No. I=- Oernler's Truck Farming in the South. . . . .. . . . .. . .. ..... .. .. ... 1.50
......... 3 810 4 43 5 32 945 23. II R ti Whitner's Gardening in Florida. . .. . . ......"...... ......... .. .. ................. 1'50
Crystal L'ke 4 ......_ ...._ 536 ......- -- McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida . .. ... ... .............. .......... .......... ... ... 4.00I
Bents ......... 5 815 1....... 539Longwood. } .......
10 8 4 55 6 0.3 10 30 have all the Maps, Books!';, etc., on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica
251 6.30llv..J 7.40 17 tion. Legal Blanks of every description.
Altamonte. 12 8 .1) 01 613 10 SO 3 6.451. ........ rt Reed......... 7.23 14 i __ _____ h____ _.
Mayo......... 14 838 5 01 6 201' 1103Maitland. 5 6.52L..... ....Rutledge.......... 7.15 112! I
15 8 53 507 6 1120 6 6.57i..Lord.,, .. ..... 7.10 ;III PHOSPHATE COMPANY
Winter Park 18 9 OU 515 6 351 1140'Wilcox. ..........., 6.525! ASHLEY
...... 20 ......_ ....... 6 431 131 121, i I 7.211 17.18.; . .Tuskawllla.. 6.47!; / 4 ,
Orlando....... 22 9 13 5 26 6 5.5 12 3a'Gatlin
17 7.3iIAr..Ovideo..........Iv 0
......_ Z5 ......_ .. .... 7 05,, ......_ ;: I 6,351 1 CHARLESTON, S. C.
.Jessamlne. 261 9 ZJ 534 7 10 125'J.Plne Flag Stations. No. 3 and 6 Daily. Trains
Castle 27: 9 26 ....... 7 14 ... No. 1, 2, 4, 5. 7 and 8 Daily except Sunday. Asliely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.
.mg Cypress 301 9 aa 5 4'! 7 22 1 10.McKlnnon. Train No. 6 slOps at Kissimmee for breakfast.
Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
34' 945 552 7371 140 Trains No. 19 and 20 Daily. Trains No.21 and
Kissimmee. 4010, 02 600 750 220.Capmbells. 22 Daily except Sunday. and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.

41,1012 .. .. P.M.I! ....... Trains Nos. 3 and 6 stop only at Orlando, Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas, etc
.LakeLochel 52110 301< 6321 I I 310HainesCftyl Kisslmmee, Davenport, Bartow Junction,
!! 421 4 1".1 I 352 Lakeland, Plant City and Auburndale on Ashley Dissolved Hones. Ashley Aeid Phosphate.Pure .
65710 52 _8.... .....- i,. Signal.
Bartow J'nc! 68t1168 7 05) .. ..._' i 4 b0Auburndale Connects at Sanford with Sanford and In- Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt

72'11181' 7 13:......_ I 510 dian River Railroad for Ovideo and points on Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.
'Fitzhughs.I 77 11 27'' 7 .......' I 5 2.5 Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
Lakeland.... 8311: 4:1: 7 35 ..._... I 16 10 DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamersfor For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kainit

Plant City...I 91120:1; ; : 70.5,..._... I 655 Jacksonville and all intermediate pointson Floats, etc., address
.COrk.......... 931213, ........ ....... I....... St. Johns River, and with Steamers for In-
Sel ner...._... 10312 21 8 ....... 7 3.5 dian River and Upper St. Johns.At THE ASHLEY. PHOSPHATE COMPANY,
Mango......... 10512! 30 8 ........ 7 45'Orient. Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort:Myers
.........10912' ...15.. '....... !..... and Bassingerand points on Kissimmee river. Charleston, S. C.SOOFIELD'S .
Ar Tampa... 40.. 8 ..... S 21)I ') At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern -----
PM .1 1 PMI Railway for all points Northl East and West,
I I I I'I' and at Bartow with orida Southern IRON WORKS
Railway for Fort Meade and points South.;
Connects at Tampa with steamer, "Marga .
NORTH BOUND. ret" for Palma Sola, Braidentown, Palmetto.
Manatee and all points on Hillsborough: andTampa I Adjoining Passenger Depot, MACON, GA. Manufacturers of the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
r.ti cao .
I r m Bays.
EO' ao 4 g A;000. Also with elegant new Steamship "Mas-
STATIONS. Z oZ Z.Z cotte" of the Plant Steamship Co., for Key PATENTED
w C) ._ ) West and Havana, with steamers for Cedar
aLeave C wW a Keys and Mail Steamers for Key West
Passengers for Havana can leave Sanford i
PM on Express Train at 4.35 p. m. Monday and
Tam pa......... 0 1 40 ..._... 5 00 6 ao Thursday at connecting. same evening with i
6 15; ........ ....... ...._ steamer Tampa.Applications I.
.orIent..1. 10 2 04 ....__ 5 22 7 10 for Passports cn be made most substantial, best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. PackswaKr'

Seffner_...... 12 210 ....... 5 27 7 35 through when any Notary wised Public and Consul such applications Sm' Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers
Cork......._ 17 2 20 .... ... by Spanish at Key; ,
Plant City.. 22 232 .:...:: 5'43" I 8 25 West will answer the purpose of Passport. power. All sizes and styles-t to 100 horse power. Shafting Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear-
Lakeland.,_ ::12 2 5.1 ........ 6 10 9 25 Through Tickets sold at all regular stations ing and Machinery a specialty. Ilancock Inspirators, the best boiler feeder known
.Fltzhughs?:, 38 3 05 ......_ 6 22 9 5.5 points North, East and West.FREDERIC. and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings, Brass valves
Auburndale 43 315 ........ 6 30 1015 H. RAND, Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry
Bartow J'nc 47 3 28 6 40 11 05.HalnesClty .. G'l Ticket Ag nt Machine and Mill Supply business. AddressJ.

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Davenport... 58 3 40.. ........ 7 O'2 11 45LakeLoChe at hornISitS11.1 pain curd Book S. SCHOFIELD & SON
0PiU Proprietors.
j:1(: 4 ......_ 7 12 12 03Campbells. of particular.ent' Free. ,

71 AM ......- ........ .._7 ,,____B M \\OOLLKY.. I)., Atlanta.ta.
Kissimmee., 75 4 36 5 40 800 1 :lO.1Ic i)
Kinnon 81 4 48 5 s:;; 8 10 1 40 MACON GEORGIA.
Big Cypress 85'' 5 00 6 07 8 20 158'Pine Type for Sale.

Castle 814 507 6151: ...... ..... 800 pounds Long Primer, the type the Dis-
essamlne 89 5 10), 6 185! 8 27.1 I' I.215'Gatlin. patch is printing from, is offered for sale

....._ 90......_i 1621''......., I cheap. Address 8JiOOO.O CRAPE VINES
Orlando........ 5 241 6 35 8 371 1300'Wilcox. I u. w. DACOSTA. !

........ 931..... 6 42 .. -- -- --- Small Fruits. Quality unsurpassed. Warranted true. Very cheap.
Winter P'rk 971 536 650 847I.I : 330 3 Miinplo} vine .- uiuik-(! for 15c. Descriptive! price list; free. LEWIS ROESCH, Frfdonia, J. J.
l\Ialtland..1100! 5 441 658 531, I 3 45 .ORIENTAL FRUITS -_. -- ..--
Mayo ...._..l01 5 43 7 03 8 61 400Altamonte.'I02
5 bJ: 7 10 9001 415Longwood. t i LeConteaudKleffierPearsontheir
...,105 6 021 I 720 908!; ; 455Bents own roots Bartlett and other Pearson
.......,110, 611 7 31........, '........ LeConte roots Prunns Simoni and
.Cr'staL'ke'l11! i....... 7 :il,......_I ....... Japanese ; Peen To & Hone c
.Belalr....._.. 112// 6 15. 7 381 920,: 535 .y j Peaches; Russian Apricots. A f
I i; large and general assortment of Fruit
Hanford.1I5' 625,; 7 9 30 550
; SOl
Trees. Catalogue with facts. Free.
Ar.R.'Vharf iP 1\1. A K 1 I AM i I
Address W. F. H EIK I ES, Manager
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UnmUiille KanrriM. HuntSVllleAla.Kl.OOforl3Weekii.The.
Pembertoll Ferry IIrallcb.-S.F. R.n. .
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South Bound North Bound. S AMPLE
head Down. Read Up. i-uL>Iti: GAZETTE
be mailed,securely wrapped to any address In the
J F'st-lias'1 F'stl Ft. (IIIJ United States f\f E3|KTQ forThree Months 41a
M 1\1'1. J't. I3TATIONS. I .Ex. on receipt of wJ IT fl ELO' one Dollar. Liberal ,
19. 21. I 22. M discount allowed to Postmasters.Agents and i4
P.M. A.MI A.Mlp.M. of New York is the OXLV legitimate -
o 5,20: 3.40,Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 10.10 9.10'75'' Illustrated; Sporting and Sensational
1 I 5.21 3.25:.........'Fitzgerald . 10.96 9.05,74 Journal published on the American! FREE I % f ,1
:1 5.30 ........... -OrIole ..10.00 72 continent Apply for terms to I
10 5.46 ....... ............ Iacon... I 9.43 ....... 65U Richard K. Fox Franklin Sauare. New York. "
5.51 4:25 .........Owensboro .........' 9.37 8.2161
16 6.03: 4.5.51..Dade. City...........1 9.27 8.05159
21 6.1 5.2.:; } ........ Richlan ........, 9.10 7.25)231J ,) Tested
.... 5.50.........'Tedderville 848 6.45141 Qibley's
:17: 6.57 &101........... Kathl en_ 8.3.5: 6.O.j'38 seeQS
43, 7.40 7.45' '...........Lakeland..........' t t\. 1 5.85'32'
5'Ji 8.OSI 8.15\..........1'lantCity.; .........; 7.55! I 4.352: 131P KT A.N
58i 82): ):....... ..... .Cork.. : 7.40. ......17
6:1: R.3. 8..1)0) ............. et1b'r...... ...... 7.3.), :3.4512, To Market Gardeners and Truck
115, 8.3', 9.tlO, ....Mango.... 7.211, 3.3510
69, 8'4S .Orlent 7.15,. .. 675J
; n.m: 9.10IrrlreTampa..Leave.. ".11(01) 3 ''O'', 0 Farmers of Florida.Send .
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for our Catalogue and Price List of Gar-
Barto Uruuch.-Ually...:, cept Sunlla.)'. den, Field and Flower Seeds.
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South Hound. :. orth Bound. II. C. Denton, Esq., the well known planterand D. D. UoOERa. V..B. KOOEKS.

Pas. I Pas.Pas. the Revenue following Collector unsolicited! of Aiachua endorsement Co., sendsus of D. D. ROGERS; & ;CO.,

Pa.B.1&Ft:r rATIONS. I:"'I tt1'tl No. our stocks : Your Early Dwarf Flat Dutch
15, 17. Iti'': ''q 16, i 18. Cabbage has given perfect: satisfaction, and DEALERS.IN

".MP.M.!---:-'1 \-\ M.I P.M. you in this are section.well able" to control the seed market l.\a: Er: .A.. :I:.... ::FI. C> C> :J: c;. ,

11.301: : 4.4510Lv.\ ; Bartow June AnI I 010.551! 3.2 Above catalogue, tog ther with our com- Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters! kc., Meta11c1BuildingSupplies.;
11.451' 'Vinterllaven Ar,510.38 3.05 listof Farm and Garden
; plete Implement!,
11.571 : ..... Slat Ag"nU for E. Van Noorden & Co's
5.151 9 LV Eagle Lake.. 9110.ZJ .30 mailed free to all applicants Address

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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. ESTAnLISI: 1& T5.

Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and ,

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest. AND
First-Class Accommodations.No ,
Passenger : : /[ >LT S1
Transhipment.It <.- No Extra Handling. :: : .A.. :l3C ,

Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion $35.00; Steerage, $12, (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
20 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.

I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My; new Catalogue will be sent free on
The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail from application Also, Wholesale Dealer in

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



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


TIME. 'mADE "**
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Sept. 30,at 8:30: p. m ,
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...........................................................Thursday, Oct. 7, at 2:30: p. m NITRATE SODA JT \ KAINIT ETC. -
o'lTY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................................................Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p. m ,
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.................-.......................?..............Thursday, Oct. 21, at 1:00: p. m Prices Ju.yZTU
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..............................................Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7:30: p. m application.-- _____ -- -- _, ,-_-______________
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GATE CITY Capt. Hedge............ ............................................Thursday, Nov. 4, at 1:00: p.m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................................................Thursday, Nov. 11,at 6:00: p.m BRADLEY FERTILIZER 00.
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge............. ... .....................................Thursday, Nov. 18,at 11:30: a. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Nov. 25, at 7:00 p.m ,
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge. ..................... .......... .............Thursday, Dec. 2, at 11:30 a. m OF BOSTON.
CITY OF MACO>, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Dec. 9,at 5:00 p. m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge..........................................................Thursday, Dec. 16,at 10:30 a. m .
Through Bills Lading av* Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia, Savannah, Florida ATTENTION ORANGE GROWERS !
and, Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. ,
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the 8 s Island Route.

W. H. RIND, Nickerson's Wharf, Boston. Use Bradley's Orange Tree Fertilizer.Result .

For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah,Ga.

For Tickets apply to connecting lines. of Nine Yearn Experience in Orange; Culture.
NORWALK Fla.. September 7, 18&5.
Having had nine years' experience in orange culture In Florida, and having tried various
SAVANNAH LINE. kinds of fertilizers, I feel it my duty to m- neighbors to say that your goods have proved of
more value to me for orange trees than any other fertilizer I have used.
TIME: : -FOR-/L I have given Bradley's orange Tree Fertilizer and Fine Ground Bone a good test for two
J years, having used your goods by the side of others where I could compare results. I shall
invest in no other, and cheerfully recommend your goods to the public. M. It. BEAN.
55 to 60 Hours

betweenSAVANNAH Attention, Florida Gardeners !

and a, -AND- Use Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer

NEW YORKPHILAD Prepared Especially for Florida Truckers.



Steamship Company. Fla.,September 15, IMS5.
The Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer" which I bought of you last season has given
most excellent results, and I take pleasure in giving you this testimonial.! I find this fertilizer -
(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) to be Just what it is represented, and I cannot speak too highly in its favor. I want
same amount this season. I). G. EICIIEI- ERGER.
Rates Between Savannah and New YOIK.
Passage FORT :MASON, Fla., August 2"Z, 1&1);
To or from New York, Cabin, 125; Steerage,,$12.50; Excursion (return trip),$43.50. We have used Bradley's Fertilizers extensively on vegetables and orange trees,and they
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: have given better satisfaction than any fertilizers we ever used. L AVIES &TAYLOR.


CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine.... ....................................Friday, October 18:30 a. mNACOOCHEE. Full Supply of Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone Bradley's Palmetto -
Capt. Kempton.................. ...............................Monday, October 4-11:00a.m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher..........................?................Wednesday, October 6- 1:00: p. m A Phosphate, Bradley's Sulphate of Potash,
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson-....._....._......................Friday, October 8- 2:30: p. m Nitrate of Soda etc. etc.
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.........................Monday, October 11- 4:30)p. m ,
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine..................................Wednesday, October 135:30 p. m
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton......................................................Friday, October 157:00: a. m' Send for Circulars.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.........._........................................Monday, October 18- 9:00 a. m E. WILSON State
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson-.............................Wednesday, October 20-11:00: a. m GEORGE Agent,
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Duggett?..........................Friday, October 22- 1:30 p. m 50 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine......................................Monday, October 25- 4:00: p. m -- -- --- '- --- --- -
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton................._..........................Wednesday, October 27- 6:00: p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.................................. ................Friday, October 297:00 a. m -'JPt: :F'I ...A.V C> it Ir ,
Orange Trees and All funds oT Vegetables.
[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.]
to sandy soils Anyone wishing to obtain )II
DESSOUG, Capt. Smith.............................................................._Tuesday, October 5-12:00: m. Natural food for plantlifeEspecially will find It to adapted his interest to try thin. His not a cone ntrated
JUNIATA, Capt. --...............-........................-.....................Saturday,October 16).- 8:00 a. m I a strictly good fertilizer but well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent. )
DESSUOG, Capt. Smith....................?.....................................Saturday,October 23- 2:30 p. m chemical fertilizer, a
JUNIATA, Capt. -..................................__..................... .Saturday. October 308:00: a. m Price ( in Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton.

THESE PALACE STEAMERS Send for Circulars. I have no agents. Address

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line)and ___ __ __ __ __ ,Crescent. City, Fla. 1
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the Sea Island Route.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwest FURNITUREI
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to ,

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL, Agent, I
Pier No.35) North River,New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga.
W. L.JAMES, Agent, IS S.Third Street,Philadelphia.
J. D. HA8HAGEN. Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida Cot Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y.
For Tickets apply, to connecting lines.
H. R. CHRISTIAN, Gen'l Soliciting Agent,
Great Reduction in PricesUNTIL


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Normal; nuslness.1 Industrial Drawing. First-class Art and Music Departments. Fine OCTOBER iKt
new ldlngs, enabling us to furnish board and tuition at reasonable rates.
The purpose of this Institution Is to give In the delightful climate of Florida,as thoroughand When we will remove to No.41 to 46 West Bay street. Call at once and, obtain our reduced
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e DeLand College will also receive students of both sexes prepared to enter the Fresh- s\
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F. FORBES, President,
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