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:
April 11, 1887
Publication Date:


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


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

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A Chits H..Mad 1 le.,ta,)| Propr1eio Jacksonville, Fla Monday, jfpril 11, 1887.' l ew Established,:,,,....,"' : "Vol.:1869.1, .'0. 15.:

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Modorn Low Cost loUses s Stoves, PRICES i THE LO WEST. Crockery, Real Estate and Loans.

Especially adapted to aOLTMATE Tin-ware, O. S L'ENGLE china'Chandeliers -

WARM Granite Iron-ware,

... Oil Stoves, AND Burners, Lamps Chimneys, G. B. GRIFFIN & SON.
Silver-ware. Gas Fixtures,

ARCHITECT: House Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers,

Table Cutlery, Refrigerators,
Office 32X West Bay Street,Abell Block, Gate City Filters, Legitimate Investments.

Jacksonville, Fla. Fire Dogs, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner, Tea and

and ooden-warel I Toilet Sets.
Sketches furnished and estimates given. In. Baskets Representations Guaranteed.
lormatlon free.
Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.

: cheerfully ,
NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varietIes -
of ORANGE and LEMONS,acclimated and
tested at Belalr. Also, PECAN TREES. Apply .. W. T. FORBES & CO. -
to Donald Houston,Stint at Bclalr or ,

T. F. HUtiaiNH,Agent,Sanford. Real! Estate ant Law OMcos. f 75 West Baystreet,Jacksonville

.\ Florida Exchange o OFFICES: {{( Windsor Inverness,Alachua,Hernando County County.R. .


# LANDS- i A; Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. .N.ELLIS,C.E. A. E.McCLTTRK:,

DSHUNTING ; 'Capital' 'Invested; Loans :Negotiated;. Taxes ,Adjusted and Paid, ELLIS & MCCLURE Arcnite

DOGS I Titles Examined. Conveyancing, Surveying, etc. ,
Architects and Civil Engineers
Send for our Real Estate Bulletin.
ANDFANCY Plans,Specifications and Estimates for build
W. T. FORBES & Cot Ings of all kinds,Sanitary work eta
.- POULTRY.A. Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.
J..i,'. ;). I Abell Block, 32$ West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Fla. P.u. Box 78>. Jacksonville, Fla.

'. J.' ADAMS: ,
Successors to Nichols, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail This growing town Is the principal stationon
Notary Public and Justice of the Peace. the.1.,T.c K. W. Ry between Palatka anal.
San ford,? 11 miles south of Jacksonville. It Is
Hardware Stoves House Furnishing Goods Grates. Mantels Paints
on the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
sale thousand of choice
land on Manatee one rIver,la 612ht.acres of Manatee Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. Louise,and Is surrounded by a fertile and settled -

Bralmleutown Kllenton: and Palmetto. and Parties In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any water-works country.and It sewers has acompllete In opration.HOTEL system. of.
,'' is manufacturers' agent for Wro herring.Poult goods they .may ueeu in our line. Prices lower than ever. SEVILLH-
..e Lime, Cement. Fertilizers)
and Plantation'y Neitlng supplies Crackrd f'ornnnd 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. Containing i ubllo and private bath-rooma,
Rice,Ira ub led Link' hock nnd "bi-Ii. tat- billiard room. etc.. is managed by Mr. If.
Channel,late steward of the t.)
larendon Club,
tie and Poultry reed &giouud to order In
steam mill on remltes.. SETTLERS AND INVESTORS. Manchester ol the England Seville Company.Lots under the. general dlrertlon *
Has also breeding kennels of acclimatedLaverack
and acre property for sale on reasona-
and Ir.hS.t'.rs, Iii l..h hull 'rer-
ble Settlers and and
terms. Investors are requested -
Slow stall Bloodhounds and Colorado
rlern. SAN PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY to vlilt! the town. Address
Catch or Tiger Dots (tor wild hogs,bear aud SKVILLE: (
tramps). Offers Choice Fruit Vegetable:: Lands near transportation for vestment or f'l1l1lvaUnn. Mason Youn,. President. 35 Wall Ht, >>w
I Certain :Miirnet lor harm. Produce: Attractive Site*for )Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails. York. u. M. Mason Sec.&Treas.,Serille.Fl.sNew
i OUR POULTRY. YARDSare Also Town Lots at San Pblo and Atlantic tityon the nstallment Plan if desired. Address
wel'-stocked with freshly Imported male IAS. M.KKEAMEH, President,over liauk- of Jacksonville,orV.. H. GiCAlST.: Supt.,
hlrd", which are mated \vltn. onreiully selected) San Pa Jo. Horida. 11n iat8.
hens of our own raising, each v rlety being
e allotted to separate enclosures In forty rcre
orange grove. J-ge*c iciully packed in baskets MANVILLE NURSERY Co.
at following pnc R: Recommended for Florida. Y
White Leghorns (Knapp'Ot) Pit Games Orange Lemon and Lime Trees Peaches Pears Plums Pecans and
(Heaihwoodh), Plym-.ullj Hocks (Hawkins). I
Game l1atams((8houItlIU S), Light Bra bmas Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. j,
(per Wllllums thirteen.), Rouen and Muscov%Ducks,l.tO Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. Walnuts of Commerce: Hind's Paper SheL 4

, ('la!borne and Cubnn Games Silver Hearde-l F. S. CONE, Manager, Prreperturlens; Japan Plums,Adriatic Figs,
and Crested Polish,'W. F. Black Spanish. Huff (: ..; Olives. Pomegranates,Rosesand many oth r
Cochin' Goldn aced Seabrights a d Imperial
novel)lea. Everything be althy and free from
+ White( l' ktn Ducks,S1.6H)per thirteen. LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES.We .
scale. Everything reliable. Bend for cata
White Crested Black Yolanda, Houdans,
WyandottesPreston( > *), Lang'han (Crouds), would advle all who Intend netting Fruit Trees of any or all kind that the present logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture W.
Bonrys Brown Leghorns 12.00 per thirteen in the best Urn of all' the}"ar. While the mnis low and ground moist and no growth on cents Many plants can be sent by maIL
Bronze and Seminole Zuraeys, 1X00 per the trees the(chance of fuccea are much better thin set later In the spilug.j .
nine. or Catalogue send request to FANCHEU CREEK NWBSEKY,
Booted White. Cuban Carrier Pigeons fl.60 W. If. HAWKINS sow Prop.
per pair.. Luke ueorge,)'&a. QUSTAVEISEN, Freono,a.IH,mIa.

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PHILADELPHIA.Inaugurators .

I tiPlL 3,000,000 Acresof of the Ventilated system of shipping: ,Strawberries from Florida(without let).
At Reference: Our Acc't Sales.and.check Saturday,for every shipment-. closed out that week.- .

the Richest Lands in the State.

LI TI1q -I- Representing all the411R11
:: The orange 'aiia : o
Jisston in variety,other Citrus Frluis LeConte and Ceifier Pears, 'Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons -
Kissimmee Land

.. : AND lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.

South Florida R. R Co's Lands. W. N. JUSTICE ,

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,flrstrclass Pine Land for No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia. .r
range: Groves,and rich rcciMimed lands for garden purposes.
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Refer to H.F. Dutton fc Co. Bank 'rs.'UatnesvUle, Fla.; Mann& I ro., Snmtervllle, Flm
.' J.T.Wofford, Fort Mason, t]a.: F.(3.'A ustln.Orange City Fla.t A.C.Osteen Osteen.Fla;
: .Drams-rove: ; e ; First National Bank, CHmden,N.J.; W.P. Clyde;: &Co. Philadelphia} ; Ocean Steamship Co.,
.' Phlla.Office.) Hon. A.Canale,Charleston, ,s.c; A."H.'champion. Savannah,Ga.

Ann Improved Truck Farms. :
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TOWN LOTS IN KISSIMMEE, WEST ''KISSIMMEE AND PINE -ALE.: Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants,'and general Nursery Mock,is noVreadjr.

Price, 15 cents, Postpaid
Send for Price and Description List. (Mailed tree to all customers.! )

. Manatee, Florida

Refer to this paper. Kisslmmefe, 'Orange County,''Fla THE C'lTRA' NURSERIESHaveon { '

LAKE nEGyJO'N": : : 'han I'andlor sale a large stock of fine

l\IOltUISN': 8T7.V I?Y(TON &: ''CO/, :UA.'NI: E;It 8, Budded and Sweet :Seedling Orange Trees.

LEF'.K URG, Sumter County,'Florida. Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
Correspondents: Amhl-r,Marvin ct Stockton,Jacksonville, Fla.; Rank of Manhattan, grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. bend fordescriptive
few York Cit; Melville, Kvan; *A Co,75 Lombard Street,London England. catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.
A general Bank c business conducted. Accounts opeued for depositors and collection .
L. W. 'LIPSEY &:'CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.E. .
oade. .Mpuey placed on mortgage for investors. ,
REAL!EaTATK nF.PARTl\IE1\-Corrcspondenls:Stapylton!; &Co.,Fruitland Park Gardenia'
P.0.,t tuner Co., Fla.,and 8 Delahay Westminster, London, England. .M.I/KXOLE. W.A.DELI
Investors and Hetties lIre Invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.

E 'fA I1 LISIIED 1s7G.
Safe Deposit Safo.
Open Daily (Sundays and Fxjsral Holidays excepted). Banking. hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
GRAIN: : GARDEN SEEDS Safe Deposit hours:3 J a.m. to 5 p.m.

", Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $15 and $20,,per Year

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.:". (Successor to J. E. Hart,) HORACE' DREW
20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.I ,
"riodeJbut the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on .
f '" application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In 59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida

'Hay 'Corn Oats 'Flour Grits Meal Bran WheatGROUND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

,FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc. ''Music'Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods,

STATE AGENT FOB Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door

J.E. 'Tygart '& Co.'s A Star Brand' Fertilizers. Amusements. '

,' Guu.rnntced;
Annlysls. Ilarconrt's Fla. )Fruits nnd How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised, En-
larged and fully Illustrated. .:;$l.ffl
Comprising ORANGE M w'TREE, and VEGETABLE Mooru'H Urange Culture, Kev.Ed...11.00tiemler's
Truck Fanning in the .
FERTILIZER, l KL PURE GROUND BONE Whitner'sOarden'ngin Floilda. 1-50
JESm 1 McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida.'4.00
I have all the Maps Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica
.. ''NITRATE SODA, p \ KATNIT, ETC. tion. Legal l Blanks of every description.

. Prices on application. July 27 tf .



V""lt(1NT PRESSED'BKICK.......................................:.............lO.OO-per 1000 l
43OOD FLUH1DA .................................................... D 00 .. -E8tnbl1shcd In:1774.::
Lime, Planter, Lath,Cement,Hair, Fire,Fire Bri'k, Fire Blabs,Fire Mortar.

TYSEN, SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay..St..- The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours. made in this country, for
Family use.
*ff.ii&t The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of,gluten sugar and phosphate
of lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our .
% -by-Seedsmen
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are manufactured Is unequalledTor: the purity and superior quality of Its nutritious prop
ertles. We make
, t For Pamphlet address
f/TJ \atapsoo; 'Superlative, North rolnt Family,
and other brands.


32 Commerce Street;Baltimore,'Md.
.Flshklll-on-Hudson, N.Y.
.. Represented bY Mr.JAS.H.BURST,Jacksonville Fla.

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(CentralStandard TJJn ., & N AND A 'TEH HUNDAY, November 14,1886, l:30a m.Trains RAILWA 1 .
will leave and arrive a,* follows:
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.cZ 3x S.z a.z 8 A C. z ,CZ Sz .i .z ..:zo ..zo Manager, All Trains on this Road are run by Central
,; : =, I E == .:: 'tx Standard Time.
; I R 8 rE:: tiTATI01iS. d k g :; 8 g ;'' Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally,
... CJ S CJ. : CJ CJ CJ ... Il San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.The as follows:
rtJ < 1 < < rz. (h oo < a 6 < fl. wA WEST INDIA FAST MAIL.

-;; ;; ,- ;; -;;- -: Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R........ ...... 8:00 p m
M AM Leave--Arrive ::;; ;; ;; ;; ; "
P A Sanford via T. K. W.........
M & 1:00
...o.. 1030........ ........ ...... -...... ....... ...... ...R. R. Wbar!.. ......_ .. .._ ........ ........ ........ ........ best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Jacksonville..,............................ 7:0" a a m in
4 40 500
3 10 40 85010 0(1( 7 40 "Ssnfordii5: 230 835 100 400 420 805 and other Citrus Fruits. Arrive Jacksonville............................12KX n'n
4 48 510 9 05ilO 13 755 ....... Belair....... 112 22t 82512 4S 350 406 750 Arrive Waycross............................ 9:10 a m
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...... ...... .... ..... ..... .Crystal Lake.. III ..... ...... ...... .. ......
5 10 ... ...... Choice varieties of the Fig ol recent Intro Arrive Savannah.................................1155: a m
45 ...... 5 15 9 10 ..... .... Ben ts...... 110 2 16 8 ro ...... ......
10 10 55 3 t5 ...... duction. Arrive Charleston............................... 4:50Jp: m
13 1103 458 525 9 2010 45 820 ,.,.Longwood 105 206 81012 :r1 3 3.J :3 40 725 Arrive Richmond.............................. 6:19 a m
14 111,7 5 03 Ii 33 9 2811 10 8 3-5 ..Altamonte... 102 1 58 0012 30 3 25 3 10 7 13 The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yellow Arrive Washington............................11:00 a n'
IS 1112 506 538 933111Z3 845.......Mayo........ 101 153 7 5912 26 320 258 705 Arrive Baltimore.................................12:18 p m
18 1120 508 543 9 3X11 451155, 35 955 ,....Maltland..... 100 I.f) 7 5012 ZJ 315 2 45 7 00 Arrive Philadelphia.....................__ 2:47 p m
6 15 5 52 9 910 _Winter Park... 97 1 40 7 421215 3 U7 2 25 650 The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Arrive New York_.........................._. 5:30p: m
20 ......- ...... 6 00. ...... .... .......Wllcox...... 95 ...... 7 34 ........ 3 00 ...... ..... the soil and climate of Florida. Pullman Buffet Cara Tampa to Washington
22 11s5: 5 26 608 10 0012 55 950 ..... Orlando..... 93 128 72812Y2 2 5.5 155 630 and New York to Tampa.

25 ........ .. ... ...... ...... ...... 1(105 .......Gatlin ...... 90 ...... ........ ..... ...... ...... The Japan Plum, varieties of the MulberryHart's
26 11 45 534 6 20 102 1 ]5........ 89 NEW ORLEANS EXPRES
..,.Jessam1ne... 1 13 71311 49 40
2 3812 6
'Z1 1148 ,6 23 10 15... 10 ro ....P1ne Castle... AA 1 10 7 10 ..... 2 35 .... .02... Choice Bananas,Grapes Pecans, etc. Leave Jacksonville............................. 1:00 a in
30 1155 5 40 6 30 10 22 13210 40 .. .. 85 1 02 ,- Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35: p m
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34 12 f11 Ii 50 6 45 AM 10 3.5 2151125 ...111cKinnon.Cypre8s... 8J 12 50 6521132 2 28,12 28 5 52 43 Catalogue free on applicatlon.REFERENCESCrosby : Leave Callahan......................-............. 7::<3 a m
40 12 4U 6 15 7 00 6 no 10 50 2 55 ..... ...KIsslmmee.. 7512 4U 6 401120 PH 2151210 J 5r1: Arrive Waycross................................. 9:10: a In
8 45 2 001135 5 2\\) k Gowen Ran Mateo
; Arrive Thomasville ......... ........._...... 1:22
44 1200 ...... 610 .. : p m
p II .1210 -
A 71121'5
X. .. .
.CapmbeIJs A M _...... x as ....... ......
PH. Hon. t.. W. kyle, San Mateo 'V. J. Webb, .
; Arrive .... .. .. .. ..
52 1'S(' 642 630 3451230 .Lake Locke.. 631147 10 44 8 11 Bainbridge. .... .. ..... ..... 8:35: p m
57 120 6 52 6 42 41012 45 581135 1025 4 28 Palatka. Arrive Chattahoochee........................ 4:04 p m
...Davenport... 10 32 8 00 10 05 410
61 130 7 0lI 652 4 25 120 ..Haines 541125 Arrive Pensacola via L. & N. p m
ctty BRU.m
1022 7 50 DOBBINS
945 355 A.
68 148 714 710 505 1 40..Bartow June.. 47 11 12 10 en 735 9 20 337 Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R. R............ 2:15 a m
72 158 Arrive New Orleans via L. &N. R.R... 7:10"
721 7 20 525 155 ...Auburndale.. 431050 m
77 2 08 7 "8 7 30 5 40 2 45 ... tFltzbugbs... 3810 :r1 9 954 4t 7 6 21 58 855 S 40 3 308 20 Arrive Albany...................................... 3:42p m
SJ: 2 23 7 42 7 53 6 453 25 .,,...Lakeland... 321013 9 30 6 40 8 15 2 50 Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:24: p m
93 248 8 02 8 ID 7 30......... ....Plant City.... 2210 00 9 05 610 710 2 15 Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R........12:15am

98 258 ..... H 33 ..... ..... ........Cork....... 17 9 bO ...... 5 48 ...... ...... Arrive Chattanooga via W. & A.R.R. 5:55am
103 310 822 84S 8 3.5 405 ....Setfner....... 12 9 43 835 535 620 ln: s Arrive Nashville via N.C.&St: L.R.Rlt:45a m
105 3 17 8 28 850 8 45 Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.._ 6:50 p m
4 Mango...... 10 9 35 8 28 528 6 10 130
1 09 317 ..... 9 00. ...... .... 6 9 20 5 I8 ...... ...... Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -
12..S and New
Orleans via Pensacol
115 and
340 850 9 151 I 92') 4 Tampa Lv 0 AM 8 Oft 500 30 100
PM PM: A t PH P Mobile to and from Jacksonville and Louis-
PM: P&I: A 111 AM ville via Thomasville Atlanta and Nashville
Flag stations. 'I'ralns.No. 3 and 6 leave from and arrive at .1., I'. & K W. Depot. No. 1, and Cincinnati to Jacksonville, via Jesup.A .
2,3 and 6 Dally. No. 4,5, 7, 9,10),27,28, and 29 Daily except Sunday. Trains No. 3 and 6 .
except stop only Orlando No., 3 Kissimmee Bartow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No. 30 Daily I I Leave Jacksonville.............................. 2:05 p m
stops for Supper Nos. 1 and 2 stop at Kissimmee for 'J

Dinner Trough No.Tickets 7 stops sold at at Lakeland all for Breakfast. No.8 stops at Lakeland for Supper. .. Arrive Leave Callahan Jacksonville..J2Ib................................... 2:47<> p n'n m
checked through. regular st dons for all points North East and West. Baggage Gun Locksmiths tua Stencil Cutters Leave Chattahoochee.. ...... ...............11:30 a m
< Leave Thomasville.............................. 1:45 p m
Pembertoii Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R. Arrive Waycross................................. 4:40 p m
Sanford and IndlallRiverItailroad. 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Arrive Brunswick via B. & .. R. R... 8:28 .< m

Sou h Bound North Bound. Arrive Jesup............................... ...... 6:16: p m
-Read Down. Read Up.ZF'st JACKSONVILLE, - FLOKTDArnitJitnK Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R11:2U p m

F'st Ac. Daily except Sunday. Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G.R.K. 2:25 a m
done In all Its branch1
::'" M'l. STATIONS. M'l &Ft :" Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V. & G. 8:20: a m

19. 21. 20. 22. South Bound. North Bound. Rut''Fl-'r."a.: : Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R._...... 6:45 p m

- Arrive Savannah................................ 7:58 p m
P.M. A.M A.M] P.M. Read Dowd. Read Up. -4" ".'! .1 I "MMt.ii tilAnctl Putting ty mn l. Arrive Charleston ..........._................. 1:25 a m
o 5.25 7.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.45 6.5057 Pas. Pas. Pas. Arrive Wilmington.............................. 8:30am
i 5.29 7.45.......*FitzRerald .... .9.40 6.1556 &Kt &Ft STATIONS. &Ft ::" Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Arrive Richmond- .............................. 6:00 p m
3 5.35 .. ............ Oriole .. ..... 9.35...... 51 23. 25. 24. Arrive Washington.-I ...........................IkWp:( ) m
6 -.... ..... .. .. Bay City.. ...... ..... ..51 - 100,000 Orangc and Lemon Trees, Arrive New york................................. 6rO: H m
10 5.50 8.20 ............ *Macon.. .... 9.18 6.10 47 a.m p.m a.m p.m Pullman Buffet Sleeping. Cars to and from
12 5.57 8.30 .........Owensboro ......... 9.13 6.00 45 o 10.15 5.10 Iv.......Sanford 7.55 2.1019 Our trees are very thrifty, three and four Jacksonville and New i ork, also Jacksonville -
16 6.10 9.05 ...........Dade City............ 9.02 5.35 41 10.30 5.25 .........Fort Reed......... 7.40 1.5515 year old stock % toi I l\4 inch diameter, with to Cincinnati via Jesup.
:Jrt 6.30 9.45 ...........Rlchland.......... 8.45 4.50 34 10.40 5.3.5 ......*Ru Hedge ......... 7.30 1.4313 one year old buds. Nurseries: easily' accessible EAST FLORIDA EX PRESS.

32 6.52 10.20 ......- Teddervllle-. 8.24 4.05 25 10.47 5.42. .............*riydes ... 7.22 1.3512 \ to Florida Address Southern Railroad. Send for Leave Jacksonville................ .......... 5:0":("11> iu
87 7.07 10.38 .........* Kathleen.. ... 8.10 3.40 20 12 11.05 6.00 ...........Clifton ............ 7.00 1.13 7 Catalogues. K.: B. FoHTKR.: Arrive Jacksonville ... ..... ..............._ 8 55 a'.,
40 7.15 10.50 .......'Griffin's Mill....... 8.01 3.1517 1411.25 6.05 . Tuskawilla.. . 6.53 1.05i, 5 ,IN...'1 1\' .<.f-nth Lake Manager UVlr. Fin. Leave Callahan..... ............-.............., .',:4I I p In
43 7.80 11.02 ...........JAkelR nd........... 7.55 :3.1014 1911.37 6.32 ............ Oviedo ............ 6.4(112.501> |, 4 Leave Waycross.................................. 7o8 p ra
51 7.5511.25.-Haskell........... 7.30 2.20 6 11.45 6.10 ar..Lake Charm..Iv 0 Leave Gainesville ..........................-.3:55 p in
57 8.1012.10 Arrlve-Bartow- ve 7.15 2.00 0 DR. JOHN BULLSSmith'sTolic Leave Lake City....................... ........... 3:2n p m
Harlow if ran clt.-Daily. No. -At Lakeland with train for Bartow Leave Live Oak .................... ....... 7:20: ) p '"
' I I I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow. Arrive Mobile via L. &: N. R. R. 2:1': p m
South Bound. north Bound. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from Arrive Now Orleansia L. A N. R.ft.. 7Ct;; i p m
Pas. PM. Pas. Arrive Nashville via L. Jit N. R. It. 7Ui m
''f Pas. Pal! PHS Tampa: at Bartow with train from Pemberton Syrni p
No. &Ft &Ft 1rAT1ONt :"'" &Ft No &Ft terry, and Florida Southern Railway for } Arrive Louisvill- 1.. & N. K. UJ.liSa rll
n. 13. 12. 12. 14. 16. Punta Gorda. Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. It. It... ti-Wa: in
- No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Arrive St. Lords; via L. &: N. (H.R......... 7:10 a m
A M: P. M] PJ1. I..v Ar 17 A M. P.M. P.M. Sanford.No. FOR THE CURE OF Pullman Buffet ars to and from Jacksonville -
11.5 2.10 7.15 0 Barlow J'nc 12 10.40 1.40( 6.30 13-At Bartow Junction with train from and Louisville,via Thoma vine. Albany,
11.'iO 2.28 7'35 5 WlnterHvn 810.20 1.25 6.111 Tampa.No. FEVER and AGUE Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from
11.42 2.40 7.50 .Eagle Lake 510.05' 1.13 5.h5 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern Bartow and Montgomery via GnlneHvUle.
11. 5.45 train from Punta Gorda at Bartow Junction SAVANNAH EXPRE.o'.
12,05, 32.10. .517la Barolow lv OJ I .40I12.50I\ 5.30 with train for Tampa.No. ; Or CHILLS and FEVER Leave Jacksonville.............................. *(:15 p rn

15-At Bartow Junction with trains Arrive Jacksonville...... .................. 6:15: a rn
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with Leave Callahan .............................. S>:,5 p m
No. 1-At Sanford with People' and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda. AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The Arrive Callahan. ................................. o:25 a m
DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for of this celebrated Leave Gainesville............................ :3:55) p m
and J..T. & K. W. train from Titusville; Tampa and Kissimmee.No. proprietor mediciu Arrive Gainesville ............................ H':05a' in
.at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Leave Lake City................................?. :tafli p m
at Lakeland with train Pemberton Ferry.No. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at edies ever offered to the public for the SAP] Arrive Lit ke City, .................................11':15 a m
2-At Lakeland with tr tin for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.No. CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cm Leave Live I Oak....................... ...... 7:20:! p in
at Bartow Junction with trains to and from 20-At Bartow with Florida Southern of Ague and Fe veror Chills and Fe verwhetler Arrive Live Oak............................. .... ';:1!" ** m
j Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- Railway train from Punta Gorda at Lakeland of short Arrive Thoinanvllle........................... 7l.r a m
Bary-Baya Line Steamers I with train for Tampa; at Pemberton or long standing. He refers to tb Arrive Albany I ................................... J lll'I ''a m
and J., T. & K. W. trains for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for entire Western and Southern country to bet Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:55 p m

Titusvllle. Gainesville and Palatka.No. him testimony to the truth of the assertio Arrive Nashville via L.& N. K. R ..... 6::-> a m
No. 8-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern that in no case whatever will it fail to cure Arrive Louisville via L. &: N. It. R. 1:57 p m
Coaches without change between Jackson- Railway for Punta Gorda. the directions are strictly foUowedand carrie Arrive f"nr.JnnAtf via J.. & N. R. R.. 6:35: p m
ville and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive Louis via L. & N. R. K.... < m
,. T. &; K. A. train from Titusville; at Bard Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake: out. In a great many cases a single dose hi Arrive Waycross.................. ............11:2Op I ) m
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa. been sufficient for a cure, and whole familii Arrive HMinttwlck via B& W. R. R... 6:10a.> In

d, pa on MondaY Wednesdays and Fridays t onnections are made at Tarrpa bv the have been cured by a single bottle,with ape Arrive Albany via B.& W. R. R........ tlSa m
with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fast Mall, both north feet restoration of the general health. It i Arrive MPCO \ia Central R. R......... JWI' a m
and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat t urLays and south bound with the elegant and com- however,prudent,and in every case more ce Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R. ...... 1:1)) p m
with for mi dlous Fast Mall Mascotte and Arrive via W.&A. R.R.
Plant Steamship Company's ships Steamships Chattanooga 7:07 p m
tain if its
Key West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamshi-., to and to cure, use continued in smalls Arrive Jesup.......................... ......- tll' i am
6-Ha Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana and with steamer doses for a week or two after the disease hr Arrive Brunswick via E.; T. V. A u... Ii.t! 0 a m
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on Hillsborough been checked,more especially difficult an Arrive Macon I vIa E. T. V & (L R.R 7:3o a n.
sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River. long-standing cases. Usually this medicin Arrive Atlanta via K T. V.&: G.R. R.Jl'iO: am
Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any will not require aid to keep the bowels i Arrive ChAttRno vla.E.T.V.&G.RR 6:15p n.
Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun- Notary Public, and Notary's certificate that any Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R........ ":40 a m
days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant such application has been made when vised good order. Should the patient, however,P Arrive Savannah................... .........6:10am>
HteamRhlp'Company's ships for Havana and i by the Spanish Consul at Key West will answer quire cathartic medicine,after having take Arrive Richmond........ ..... ...............-)J''':4.5 a m
Key West, the purpose ol a Passport. three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dot Arrive Wn-hlnsrton-........... .. ?... ...... 3:40: pm
No. 7- \t Lakelnn.i with:train for P mberton W. Met OY of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL Arrive New York ..... ............... ... l Pv+ ) p m
Kerry. (;en. Krelulit & Ticket Aeent. will be sufficient. Use no other. Pullman Buffet Cars between 'acknonvllle
and Washington.

DR. JOHN BULL'SSMITH'S Through Tjl'ket.flsold. to all points by Rail
FRANK K. KEOGH & CO. and t Mean ship connections. and baggagp
TONIC SYRUP checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths
224 Twentieth Street. Birmingham, Ala. and sections secured at the Company's Office

WHOLESALE BULL'S SARSAPARILLA, in Astor's building,82 Bay street and at Pas-
senger Station, and on board People's Line

The Popular Remedies of the Da:; DeKary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson
Early Fruits and Vegetables a Specialty.Consignments ville. WM. P. HARDEE,
General Passenger Agent.
solicited and prompt' returns made. Write for stencil and quotations. rrJadpal Ofttee,831 Mala St., LOUISVILLE,R I ft. G, FLEMING.. Rnperlntendept.,
Rifer to.v First i National! 1 Bank of Birmingham.











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r p./ -' JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK : Lowest Kales of Freight Aiivayu Given.

K r }r: Direct connection at Fernandina with F.R. & N. Ky.
The iiiHtfnlfleeut Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from
KKRNANOINA Io'L.for NEW YORK,alter arrival of trains!' --.-
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, urlando and other points in t This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Hhlpoers of Vegetables
rtouth Florida.
and the and Direct Line
Oranges Quickest Only to NewCAKONDELET.

.................. ....... ........................Thursda S., :J1ar.17 __ York .
CITY OF MAN ANTONIO. ............................ ..Thursdwy, .tar.Ul Through Tickets and Staterooms secured In advance at
CAKONDEr.KT. ........................... ............... ....Thurl'day. Mar.:31 piincipal I I points j in Florida.4STntinR .
CITY OF HAN ANTONIO..............................Thursday, Api II 7 leave F. R. .t N. Co's MID t foot, of HoganCAItONDELiJ'T.
...............-...............................:Thursday I April 14 street,at 9,00 a m and 5'00 p m,on sailing days,.1 landing pas -n-
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO. ..............................Thursday, April 21 *rs o' Steamship's whaf t, toot of Centre St.,Fernandina.
OARONDELET.........................................?.....Thursday, Apr128! 3For Tickets and Staterooms and further I Information,
-CITY OF HAN ANTO .JO......................... ......ThursdaYMay 5 apply to

R. W. 8OUT1IWICK Agent, Fernandiua, Fla. A. H. CRJPPEN, Gen'l Traveling. Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass. Agent 75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla.
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.' Improved and Unimproved Property Town Lot; Orange Groves.

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Tr-u.. 0 k. Garden: Land.:

Correspondence Hollcited. P. O. Box 197. A. J. ROSE.

ll f..rence*: First National Bank of Orlando: The Klnaltum OUr Kanlu



The: F: X
J r l With the Magnificent Connections.
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1 The Great Fast Express_Freight System of the South.

l 4it Tha attention of shippers[ Is. dlrecto.l to the Plant S. S. Lino bt tVdeUVi1.I1..i, Key West HIU! Tampa, and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford Pa-
latka and Jacksonville :rv uth Florida: H'I.Uwy[ b 'tween T imp :and :.Sinford, :S., F. & W. Ry between Jacksonville, Qalnesvllle, River Junction and Savannah -
Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean St44iu.4lilp[ Line between Sava.mah, Philadelphia Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines t between all points iu Florida and all p.lllt'iiorttl:- and vtirttiwd+t. ft-iceivera[ and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

and Savannah. Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany Jesup
to all points in Florida; fast freight, trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville Calla-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, .Interior han and Live Oak.
nnd Coast point, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from
Providence. New York (New Pier 3Nortn River,) direct for Savannah: Tuesdays,Thursday and Satur-
Trl-Aveekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan- days.
nah Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursdayfor
Twice a,week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company, leav- Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
In Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line from New England to the South. .
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship:: Co., sailing from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday. Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany, leaving Savannah; From Baltimore Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., two steamers per week
every Saturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F. & W. Ry for all

Hailing! ,days for_Steamships are subject to change without notice.! u ._ points South. __ ._
The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points >ortu, East:: ana' west to Florid For run p iruouiars. rate, stencils anu snipping receipts appiyto
any agent*of the above lines, or to WM. P. HARDEE, Oen'l Freight Agent, Savannah, Ga.
C. I>. WENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fla.
I II. M. SCIILKY Trav. Agent, Gainesville J. E. DRAYTON,Trav. Agent, Live Oak. J. H. STEPHENS, Agent, Jacksonville. I


: : : 2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND 10) >.0.10>: Apple, Peach, Plum, Pear, Quince Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock ol
Peach !Seedlings, suitable for grafting and budding stocks, Grape Vines, Raspberry straw-
berry Plants,etc., for sale at Willow Lake Nursery. '

..' FOR SALE BY Descriptive catalogue and price list mailed tree on application. Address
SAMUEl II. RUITIPII.Marshallvllle .




SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Budded from tried and approved varieties and on good healthv locks. ,

Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES and a general Une ;.....
Columbia Bradford Clay Putnam Alachua Levy, Marion, Orange, malt Trees suitable'to_Florida. Address, <<
-' ..A..A.eOJ: .A.EB. G-eorgretcrrcrn Fla
Sumter Hernando Hillsborough Brevard. Baker Polk & Manatee May HPR.'Uf

Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Land in the state of Flor :La 000 Acre
ida. Price* S1.25 per aero and upwards, according to location.
UI the best quality of heavy oat hickory and cabbage hammock. having miles of river and
For farther information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Pala&a,Fin.I bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially
adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables.
N. WILKIE, W. P. COUP B, g. <
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i.'nlet ritrk! and Cashier, I and Department Chief Engineer and Land CommtJ; loner. s.C: .. mane I -1' =' -()
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The Lakeland Nursery Company.ORANGE i g g Real Estate & Insur. Agents, g ;:

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LEMON AND LIME TREES, a:;eo c..E.. y a I Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. o. :);A. .:=:: 9 _m ouo
Peen-Toand Honey Peaches, KeUfer and Le("onte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan "' 00- ( i'4 nay
,Persimmons, Loqnats, Figs, Urapes, Cattley Guavas, strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba ... :;
7 1
Town property improved and unimprovedin
Tropical Potted' Fruit, (Teex a. Specialty. all I the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
Price. List. free, on- application.! % 1'.:.' H. TISON Manager bay fronts. Pure !salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building sites
.Lakeland, Pol}H Co..l'la. on mainland, and Islands, Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence. 0 I\Q\ Citedti6


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netting less than two dollars and Hly of our northern and western friends. Those who have the time tspend)

Correspondence. cents per crate. This: grove consuls There is one thing I perceived: to be in angling regale at pleasure* t'.eir'

of twenty acres of bearing trees nine incompatible, viz: holding the State appetites with the fried brown finny
I Teachers Association at the time and tribe. The roses are rich and rare.
LIFE IN FLORIDA. I acres of which are only in full has ing place with this Chautauqua Assembly. The old wire grass has been burnedoff

not exceeding fourteen years::. in age. You can appreciate the difficulty ot and the ground has donned her

What the People Raise and What The season just closing has yielded a attending to State work properly beautiful carpet of green, much to the

they Eat-The Schools and the return of over seven thousand (l.,liars. when the dazzling programme of the delight of the cattle and colts wh., ,
Recent Teachers Institute- Assembly is drawing the mind of the barely made it through December and
But to the subject.The .
"Freaks of the Frost" Amongthe true workers from their legitimate January. The dogs here as elsewhere
Velletables-Canning exhibits at the fair made :manifest business. So long as it continues it \ decimate the sheep and goats ,to a

and Other Factories f one fact, namely, that oranges are will terminate in a farce. The taxpayers J crushing extent. It is time to breakup
Needed-The Florida not the only resource South Florida. out of whom the "fruit of the I this dog supremacy. Until mutton -
ChautauquaTheOrlando The display of vegetables and farm battle" comes, are becoming aroused( and kid constitute an article of
Fair- and holding meetings, recommeddiug meat food this climate will never showitself
with of
Etc. products, together a variety that this shall be changed; because up in its best light. I have writ-
fruits of the citrus tribe, woods, tobacco while the teachers are off enjoying this ten you about the amount of bacon
By permission we publish the hallowing ( ]- and cigars, show its capacity for rare intellectual feast, the tax-payers made in and l around Oxford. Exceptin

interesting extracts from a let- diversified crops. The samples: of are carrying on their salary j just the Alaska, I presume there is no part

ter written by an observing nrospector sugar and were fine. Turnips, same. For instance, if a teacher's ; of the United States consumes more
is dollars month while fat bacon than this
salary forty peninsula portion
under date of March 15, 1887, to a beets and radishes weighing from+ ten
absent, ostensibly attending to the of Florida. Even the "new comers"from
friend in Birmingham, Alabama, to twelve pounds, and cabbages fifteen State's educational interests two weekshe I the North and West fall into the

afflicted with the "Florida fever." The inches in diameter weighing from draws his pay, without any reduction idea that they cannot do without a

writer ((11. lady) has s journed in the twelve to fifteen pounds; lettuce at the end of the mouth. Thin large dish of fried bacon and gravy
perceive, flavors altogether with three times a day. In a State,where
State for six months or such a matter, radishes, :onions, cauliflower, cassava, you
injustice. Besides, it is not kind to everything in the fruit and vegetableline
and is evidently favorably impressed arrowroot, millet sponges at d pickled force the teachers to travel from the grows to the greatest degree of

with the "Land of Flowers," yet is not oysters, while the wallsere orna- peninsula portion of Florida, from Ox- perfection and abundance, it will sure

BO carried away as to ignore certain mented with tht skins of deer, coon, t1lyd f down direct 351)) miles to this prise you to know that the tables are

manifest disadvantages.I beaver, otter, wildcats and alligators.The Mec a every year. I have found'( it not supplied the year round with its
know that let- always serves a better purpose to own productions. Not so. Even this
am pleased to my mechanical and art displays were
change the place of meeting every small town consumes more canned
of Oxford and ,
ters descriptive community very fine. Furniture manufactured year, that the fatigue, the inconveniences goods than you can conceive of.
have met with so much favor of native wood in Orlando would have may he equally distributed among Parched coffee in packages is pur-

with yourself and immediate friends. done) justice to any State. Key "West the different sections. I write thin 'chased in preference to the green,

My statements are "honest"" us you was represented in her own peculiar from my own experience, in the rough which is superior, when roasted at
travel and inadequate accommodations home, for this delightful,Oriental bev-
but I must assure it requires the and shell ,
say you style, cigar pre.
from the presence of the great crowdin erage. Canning and starch factories
an extra amount of moral courage to dominating. The enclosure encircled attendance. For the comfort of our would certainly pay at this place. I

write the truth as it is, when it dispar- a beautiful 1 lake: which lent its ever peninsular teachers::!, I sincerely hopeit am forced to the conclusion that the

ges the attractions of this favored spot varying t nts in the bright sunlight to will be nearer home next time, say imports far exceeds the exports, and
and lovely clime. Before entering- the animation of the scene. at our own Chautauqua at Lake Weir, were it not for this shipment into the
only nine miles distant from\) this place. State, which takes money out, and the
upon a description of this juncture of The night of the 11st 1 of Feb. Prof.
But let it come after the close of Chau shipment of. fruit out, for which theyare
the spring and crops, permit me to refer Borden and {myself left Oxford, on the tauqua exercises. We do not care to often called on to remit to commission -
briefly to my visit to the South F. R &N. to attend the Chautauqua at see any more combination suits of this agents to finish paying a balanceon

Florida fair at Orlando and the third DeFuniak Springs hi West Florida. kind. But Lake Weir has the buildings freight.and other expenses,.the railroads .
annual Chautauqua at DeFuniak Wednesday, the 23d ult. at 10 a.m.VH has the accommodations to en in some parts of the State, would
were present at the opening session of tertain a State Association is in the suspend from their own inertia. How
Springs in West Florida. the Inter-State Teachers' Congress and peninsular and easy of access. Sinceour much longer such a state of affairs can
The fair opened at Orlando, Febru Florida State Teachers' Institute. We return, the majority of the public continue is a question which the future -
ary 15, and closed the 19th; reduced at once realized that we were in the schools in the State have closed. In will decide. This month of
rates of railroad fare on all the roads midst of a rare social and intellectualfeast. four weeks from this date almost all March is opened to "resorters," who

leading to Orlando, placed it within The distinguished representative will have closed, for the year. When will scatter their pleasure money
school talent of the north, south, you bear in mind by far the greater throughout the State, gladdening the
the reach of a large"number to attend, east and west, and an array of earnest number of children will be out of hearts of a few. Owing to the atten-

knowing the exhibits on the whole to state teachers, together with the in- school seven months of the year, it tion given to trucking, chickens (especially -
be entirely different from those of any spiration of the place, was an occasionnot is not hopeful to contemplate what at this season) are sold off en-
fair 'I had previously attended, I was to be despised. The programmewas the scholarship of the state will be in tirely or reduced to a limited number.As .
excellent for ten days to come, the lapsing years. Now to the sub I stated in a firmer letter, chickens
avail of this
'eager to myself opportu- and very good for the remainder of j I do well here, even on bad treatment.
nity of gratifying my curiosity. I assure the time, which closes 31st inst. Amongthe ject.The cold three weeks ago bowed the I i In no State do eggs and spring chickens -

...: you it was a most enviable day. many lights were Drs. Edward heads of the beans and the cucumbers, i s bring su 'h fabulous prices. In
.Jr. The weather was soft and balmy as a Brooks and Payne-Bichop Galloway, also of the truckers. The dry weather ) butter there in no choice except be-
genuine 'May day in Birmingham. Frank Beard, Dean Wright, Dr. W. and the crickets have since united ,! tween the rancid and good of the
C. Richards and others. In music the their forces to hurt these vegetables:'Northern butter. How long this state
Enroute we passed the most beautiful Schubert Quartette, the Gashen Cor and their masters. Oats are suffering'''of affairs will continue I cannot say.

orange grove in the State, the famous net Band and Prof. Care's vocal class, seriously from the same cause. The,, The sooner it is broken up the sooner

Cunningham grove between lakes were the chief attractions. What a orange trees are putting on fine growth, will F'orida' add her next greatest at-
Harris and Griffin below Leesburgthis blessing to the State of Florida, if all but the blooming is comparatively } traction to her charming climate.I .
implies her teachers could attend the entire nothing. Prepare yourself for a short'' trust you will find time to run
It is as its station -
county. session of the six weeks. I, for one, crop the coming winter. Bananas are down, while excursion rates are offered
an Eldorado.It advocate the teachers embracing every blooming. The strawberries have and see for yourself. My opinion -
is the sweet orange budded on to such opportunity for keeping himself been ripening more than a month, but in regard to this portion of Florida -
the eour orange stock, this stock being bright and fresh for the immortal like the beaus are suffering from the i being a study has not undergoneany
by nature adapted to the rich ham- spirits with whom he has to deal. inroad of the crickets. Squash, water change. It i2 peculiar and inter-
The loridiaus should be proud of this melons and tomatoes are alike sufferingfrom esting. I am plunging into the summer
mock land in which it is planted.Mr.
institution, a gift from one of its most sunny windy wea'her.' The corn with the hopes of finding it much
Cunningham's brand commandsthe enterprising citizens, Capt. Chipley, looks well. Cotton planting has be more desirable than the winter, because .-.

highest,> .... price... .in t the




. ing the Florida Fruit Exchange. No against itself, and then there is one not believe it. If this price is not exceeded -
ai'et one will deny but that the theory is matter of most vital importance to all in the future, orange raisingwill
correct, but I have several complaintsto honest packers of fine fruit. They have to be given up in Fbrida as
make and I intend to make them must have an opportunity t) make a unprofitable. Is there any remedy.
SELLING OUR ORANES. public. Here is a lot of my fruit reputation for their brand. The Commenting on the above, which
which is sold off at auction, returns Florida Fruit Exchange does not do appears in the Agriculturist, from the
Seedlings or Buds?-Seedlings !- come to me for fifteen boxes of Russets this. A neighbor sent them two lots I en of a contributor, the Riverside,
And ':More Important Matters. $1.30 per box I could stamp the of fruit one went to Boston and one Cal., Press and Horticulturist says :
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: bottom out of Florida! Now there to Chicago. In packing my fruit I It must be more expensive work rais-
Of late I have talked with many of was from four to six boxes of bright make six grades, three of bright and ing oranges in Florida than in Cali
our leading citizens of the orange and oranges in that lot, but here I am, three of russett. My commission men fornia. Here a grove in good bearingwill
the general outlook. Our people are "left!" Excuses were made that my sell a customer a box of my fruit. He produce a par load of fruit to the
not at all alarmed on account of the fruit was badly packed and did not finds it exactly as marked and of even acre-350 boxes. At a dollar a box
late tr ubles and experiences, but firm keep good. Now that confirms my quality all through. He comes again this will be $350. The correspondentabove
ly cling to the old Florida seedling as opinion that the Exchange was not and calls for the same brand. These must certainly mean one dollar
the tree and the fruit which is to carryus equal to the task of handling the great customers all come back. The call per box on the tree, for here in River-
through. When we build on this we amount of fruit which was given it, soon justifies him in putting on my side Seedlings sell for two dollars on
buil on a solid foundation.\ We havea and if they can not habdle the vast fruit an extra price. Fruit which is the tree and choice Navels at from
large, spreading,deep-rooting, strong amount that was or may be given it we reliably and steadily straight will always three to four dollars. Our people
and,hardy fruit ,tree, which even age had best try and find out a way of disposing bring it. would be perfectly happy with thirty
does not kill, and which bears a fruit of the crop or abandon the By sending my fruit steadily to the cents a box net on the tree for their
that has even been pronounced supe- groves; for one more like the last two same market, and selling through the fruit. .
rior to all others, and today the "old years and you may have my chance? same house (even if a small grower), A Dig from California.
stand by" is coming back into favor. G. W. Shallcross of N. Y. made a soliciting can build up a reputation in that locality
The past three or four years the people. tour of our section last spring that will sell fruit for all it is Under the heading Oranges in Flor-
have been carried away with the possibilities : and his words and predictions comes worth. While my fruit was selling at ida, we found the following in the
for growing a still finer orange forcibly to my mind and memory now $$$2.25 to $3.25 through my Boston Riverside, (Cal.,) Press and Horticul-
but we are now learning and re- that I figure ()II my returns for the house on its proved merits, the fool turist.
alizing that it cannot be done. Whilewe crop. I told him I intended to ship to Exchange slaughtered it as "StencilNo. The state of Florida seems to be ]losing
have produced a few specimens of the; Exchange, he said hIt is a good 2884," at $1.15 per box at auction ground both as a winter resort fur
fruit. .as the finest seedlings, yet.we dare. idea, and this is the salvation of the in the same:! city. Such dense stupidity travelers and as a producer of citrus
not attempt to supplant the old six orange growers, but my friend, the time is frightful. It is all stupidity. I fruits. This year the tide of tourists,
with the new half dozen. The increas- has not come, your Exchange is not am unable to see one move the Florida which formerly inundated that state:,
ing severity of our winters makts the prepared for your patronage,they have Fruit Exchange has m -de that mightnot has been turned towards the Pacific
bud doubtful,as it generally grows too no storage for the fruit in New York have been made just as well by a Coast, more especially to California,
thrifty, which makes it more susceptible City and besides there i is not a businessman grocer's clerk. I am orry, sorry, and we now learn that the Florida orange -
to the bad effects of cold. But in the Exchange !" I reel I like sorry. This indiscriminate, blind way industry is in an unsatisfactory
aside from this reason we find that our asking you t't put this in big letters of sending our orange to mpete condition. In reference to this, a
seedlings\ are the finest fruit ; we and keep it standing until somethingis against each other is wrong, but the prominent fruit dealer in a leading
into a budded grove and take from the done to reorganize and re-equip the Florida Fruit Exchange is worse, for Eastern city states that the prospectis
and for sake do it has all the bad features of the
trees, say, a dozen oranges of the cat- Exchange, gracious com encouraging to neither growers nor
alogued kinds, and we do the same away with the auction sales. Had I mission house plan and few of the dealers in Florida oranges, and unless
through the seedling grove, and the sent my oranges to commission men good ones. A man who has only a the price of this fruit is soon reducedto
seedling is the best and finest fruit. instead of to the Exchange to be mur- few thousand boxes cannot afford to about the price of apples, they will
The greatest recommendation for a dered off at auction, bad for good, have them scattered everwhere and be hard to sell. The quality of the
budded grove is that it bears sooner good for bad and bright for russets, make a reputation nowhere. In my Florida crop, it is said, is yearly growing -
than a seedling grove, but this is a bad packs for "regular packs," and own case I can say I am getting fair poorer. Florida as a large orange
poor object, since fruit is made at the all at loose ends and to rack, I would and reasonably remunerative returns growing state has disappointed many.
expense of growth and foliage. A poor have been one hundred dollars more for my oranges. My last returns, part The expense of maintaining an orange
man may bud his trees if he is below in pocket. To be frozen out, swin- Bright and part Russet, was $2.50 per grove is considerable, and with the exception -
the line of injurious cold, and must dled out, and auctioned out for three box net, and deducting fifty cents for of the "hummock" belt the
have a little returns early as poesible. years more will be to be starved out, picking, packing box, etc., leaves me land is sandy and needs liberal fertil-
Now,I'don't care whether nurserymenare Now walk up here all ye clog or $2 per box on the tree. That is a izing to produce any crop, and it requires -
with me in these ideas or nor, nor "sand-hoppers" and say your say,some- good paying price, but I have no to he refertilized annually.
has to be done! doubt it would have been much better ,
do I care how many budded groves thing got Nearly two-thirds of the orange land
are set, for then we may be sure that Yours all this time, if the market had not had the life of Florida is said to be of this kind.
the production of Florida will never WM. P. NEELD. crushed out of it by the fool Exchange.Now Of the condition of the market for
be overdone. Clean culture has had after two years' trial and con- Florida oranges, the Boston Commercial
its day in these parts. Think of nine The Present Situation and Fruit stant failure with this Exchange,whatis Bulletin says :
months' parching, blazing sun, and Exchange. our duty to ourselves and our fellowsin The condition of this yer's Florida
five feet of drenching rain on a pure distress? Can we keep still and orange crop is hardly as encouragingas
filtering sand,and for a trio of complete In regard to the .perplexities and allow this institution to stupidly sacri- in previous years. It is estimatedthat
obstacles which must be met in solving fice interests the altar of inefficiency -
ruination, you have only to add clean our on fully two-thirds of the crop is
cultivation 1 But what matters it satisfactorily) the marketing problem, ? The management for poor. The trade of Boston calls for a
whether we have fruit or not, unlesswe Dudley W. Adams, of Tangereine, another year has been placed in the bright colored skin, and the larger
can sell it for something? Now, I writes us as follows: same hands, so we can hope for nothingbut part of this year's crop is rusty.
am going to tell you something; pay two years more of disaster, unless Some dealers say that the frost of last
attention. Last year, six weeks after "In theory, the Florida Fruit Exchange the balance of the State shall do as season injured the trees so that thee
the freeze, I sold about ten thousand is the proper way, but under this section will, and send them no fruit of this year's crop was deteriorated. .
oranges for about one hundred dollars; the present management it has made more fruit. The proportion of good to poor
this year I sold about forty thousand matters very much worse than before.I fruit is about as one is to three. Out
fear it will be difficult to the THE; FUTURE PRICE OF
oranges for one hundred and five dol- get of the 7700 oranges that arrived on
lars, and I did as well as thousands of right man to put at the head of suchan ORANGES. the last steam r probably 5000 were
others who went on the market from enterprise. Those men who have rusty, and the cargo sold at auction at
the first of January to the middle of, demonstrated large commercial abilityare What Californians think of our $1.50 to $2.00, where last year they
February. This'will not do boys, the already in possession of a lucrative Dilemma."I sold( at prices varying from $2.50 to
subject of seedlings vs. buds, of cleanor business of their own. Those who would like to ask publicly a few $3.00 per box.
unclean culture; is not worth a second have shown their capacity by failingto questions relating to the future of or- It would appear from the above
thought until we have first found build up a business for themselvesare ange raising. I learn from reliable that the growing of oranges in Florida
out how to make our fruit bring the plenty and cheap.To sources that the average net price of had reached its maximum. The bus-
1 have just returned from a handle the crop of Florida and oranges this winter will not exceed one iness in this state, on the contrary, is
canvass of Hillsboro County, and 1 do justice to all, is an intricate matter. dollar per box. The product of my steadily increasing, and the prospectsare
have talked with some of our promi The market must be watched and not grove-1000 boxes-hardlv netted me that California will eventually
nent citizens on the subject, and the overloaded at any one point. The that amount. Now can oranges be become the chief source of supply for .
necessity for organizing.. and support fruit must not unnessarily compete. !raised i at a profit. at that price? I do the domestic fruit,


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years there will be an epidemic of die- it, better butter could be had than is however,exaggerated, me must discussit
ploridiana back there and that the woodman who possible for us to obtain now and for more seriously. But we will add,
.. spares the forest tree longer will do so half the money. How nice we get before passing on to any discussion,
:" : ;; at the expense of his grove. lard com paired with the old style; in that we believe the experience which
TOPICS.f In the days of my childhood I was 50 lb. 25 Ib. 10 lb. 5 lb. and even 3 lb. l led to the above quoted opinion of the
fed upon the milk and butter furnishedby lots done up in neat and handy tin visitors to Florida was largely gained
The Orange Rust, Butter for Sum- the farmers' short horn Durhams, buckets, warranted to keep in any from its hotel life, and, whether'justly
mer; Railroad Passes; The Sea- which feasted upon the blue grass climate. And why not good, sweet, or not, there is no doubt that "tradi
son in the Lake Region. which grows up to perfection in the far healthy butter, warranted to keep in tion i.ath it" that man's pennies havea
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: famed region of Kentucky known to all any climate, in the same manner? If marvelous trick of disappearing in
There are several things for whichI well-informed mn: as the garden spot it is "only a woman's hair" that is Florida.
cannot satisfactorily account. One of the world ; which produces the wanting, the butter could be worked Living, of course, may mean a wide
of the several is: what is the cause of bravest men, the handsomest w men, overVho! cares what it is made of. range of existence from the expenditure -
the orange rust, and what will preventit the fastest horses, the finest cattle and so it is good, healthy and clean, and say, a fifty-thousand per annumin
? Another is: why did the DISPATCH the choicest whiskey to be found any- .. fills the bill as good imitation butter, a mansion. We will not attempt
favor the passage of the Ole: where ; and when I spread the stuff such as is made by many responsible Vanderbilt; the Pre.iilent.{ must sufficeto
.. margine Bills? Asmy returns come called butter in Florida on my hot. manufacturers? the five-hundredth part of the sum
in and the commission men and exchange biscuit and attempt to eat-bah !-it A small tax on tea once made much in a cabin. We have it from a reliable,
account for the very modest palls upon my st.mach, and I could trouble. The heavy license, too, on intelligent settler (single, of course,)
stipend left to the shipper in the cus- almost wish myself dead, or in Ken- imitation butter will certainly cause that his actual living expenses come
tomery way of shifting the responsibility tucky again. It is not like Samson, many stomachs, almost to revolt.It within the last named amount, includ-
from their own shoulders by writ- his strength was in his hair ; this is in does not rain on the just and unjust ing, too, many comforts of the table.
ing: "Your brights should have been : the butter. From March until the here. The rains are very spottedand Accepting,however, the average mean-
marked bright russets, and your rus- ides of November, when you feel the very limited. it probably only ing of the term, we argue that alone,
sets 'culls/ The first question inter- need of butter, you take your little falls on the just; generally it is very or with his family, may live as reason-
feres with my slumber; and as the season dish and g,) to your grocer, where you dry; and for two solid weeks and more ably in Florida as elsewhere, and in
for sopping soft oil, called butter, make your wants known. He takesan the temperature has been decidedlycool great comfort far more economicallythan
come around in the South again, the old iron spoon with a long handle, ; several frosts have resulted and in many places.
second question calls for a solution.I a spoon which gives every indicationof the vegetable men have had quite a Take the one heavy item of fuel, its
am no scientist; indeed I am one being a veteran in the service, and set-back. The few who have a pros- cost deducted from the year's expen-
of the ignoramuses inclined to sneer dips the alleged buttei out to you at pect for oranges and pears fear that diture, forms no inconsiderable item,
at science and prefer one fact to a the rate of 35 to 50 cents per pound. the long dry and cold spell may cause and while, during the mild Florida
. whole volume of theory; and yet I The nastier it is, as the summer ad. them to drop. It has not been so to winter, bright fires often blaze up)n
have a theory as to the orange rust.I vances, the higher priced it is. It resembles this date. the heartb, yet wood is so cheap and
believe it is due to the effects of the axle grease, only axle grease Our railroad companies have a good abundant, as in many places, to be had
dews, rains and hot summer sun; andI has the advantage in appearance, joke among themselves, which is not a for the removing. \Veighed againstthe
am borne out in,my theory by the taste and smell, and is much cheaper.It ''chestnut," but new. Being a con- furnaces, heaters and ,stoves, and
facts that there was more rust on the has but one redeeming trait-it stitutional lawyer, you kmw, I know the ever-yawning coal cellars, and
crop of 1886-7 than ever before. lasts well ; a little goes a long way. that Congress has no power to regu- ever-dwindling wood piles of the
There were also fewer and smaller And yet the DISPATCH favored the late commerce within a state; but our Northern and Middle States this is not
leaves on the orange trees than ever oleo bill The Constitutions of the railroad companies whose propertiesare to be underrated.
before to protect the fruit from sun, United States and of the State of wholly within the State, are put- Groceries and canned goods of the
rain and dew. This because of thereat Florida forbid excessive punishment, ting on solenn visages in the powersof same rates as in all interior towns.
cold wave of 1886. "But,"some but I think it would not be unconstitu- their chief officials and telling the Vegetables, a good Floridian never
one will write, "his theory don't hold tional to condemn the editor of the pass fiend that the Inter-State Com- buys, instead, sells his surplus: to meet
good." Don't it? Within three miles DISPATCH to a diet of South Florida merce law prohibits the giving of his grocery bill, poultry the same.
of each other in the lake region are butter during th i months of June, passes. I have suggested to our folks Should he after being: established,
two orange growing sections of very July and August, 1887, -tnd the ffect that in consideration of the usual an- manage so poorly as to have to buy,
considerable importance, similarly sit- would certainly follow that he would nual I would not give their little game he will find it inconvenient, often expensive.
uated as to soil, water, etc..both beingin wield his lead pencil vigorously and away. I know how it is myself. They .
the hammocks. In one the forest effectively in favor of a repeal of the have taken the proposition under serious The large crowd of visitors and
trees have all been deadened and are obnoxious act. Vigorously, for the consideration; meanwhile I am tourists in the State every winter
mostly removed; in the other the larger butter consumed would certainly give finding rest and recreation at home, in creates a demand, which may certainly
forest trees have all been permittedto him strength !II the bosom of my family. As a com- be turned good account by residents.
live. In the former the orange have no statistics, but I think I promise I suggested that a thousand Poultry raising, so far as tested, gives
trees are very thrifty and grow thy. am right when I assert that of every mile ticket might be made to answer very fair returns. The mild climate
In the latter they are small and some 1,000 pounds of butter consumed in the same good end. !leaving)little expense in care or hous-
what dwarfed in appearance. In the Florida 999 are brought in, imported. MACK. ing, and as cost of feeding is most
former there was no fancy fruit this There were no dairy interests- worth moderate, and eggs and fowls bring
Our is in the
season, but few plain brights; but any i mentioning in our State to be pro- correspondent error, most excellent market prices, this may
amount of plain russet. In the latter tected. The price we pay for this DISPATCH was one of the few agricul- be readily understood.In .
three-fourths of the crop passed for stuff goes to other States anyway. tural papers that strenuously opposedthe the good time to come, that
fancy. In the former,the orange trees Then why not have something fit to Oleomargarine Bill. If he will golden future of prosperity, which
lost largely of their leaves, on accountof eat and at a reasonable price ? refer to our utterances on this subjectlast most certainly awaits the increasing
the big cold. In the latter, but Last autumn I was in the city once development of this highly favored region -
very few leaves were shed on that ac called Porkapolis, now the Paris of spring when the bill was pendinghe we believe many more of these
count. In the former, what little nice American. I bought there a firkin of will see that we gave expres- small by-paths to fortune will be followed -
clean fruit there was was found on the "bogus better." It arrived here solid, sion to our opinions on this subjectin by the thrifty settler. With in-
lower limbs in under the tree. I clear, yellow, sweet, tempting ; and it no equivocal terms.-ED. creased thought and observation the
think the evidence goes to prove that remained so for three months, or until conviction grows upon us that Floridais
my theory is founded on facts; but if the end of the chapter, or rather the eminently the home for energeticmen
so, how shall we prevent the rust? bottom of the firkin. And at the The Cost of Lavingin Florida.In of limited means, where they mayat
That is the question. I am especially sight of the bottom of that firkin the letters from friends living abroadwe least count upon an honest living,
anxious to know, because my grove is whole family groaned in spirit and learn that they, through an Amer- and future independence, not necessa-
among the rustys. In both settlementsthe would not be comforted. The oleo ican visitor, an intelligent gentleman, rily upon wealth, though fortunes have
groves are generally natural. I bill had gone into effect and family too, who has recently visited the State, been made, will be made here, but by
think, perhaps the physician will heal supplies l of the bogus butter could not were informed that "only a Vanderbilt the minority aa elsewhere.-South
himself. In the former instance in the be had. From first to last the firkinof could live in Florida." Now, if following Apopka Times.
luxurious growth of the trees which will imitation butter was better and the national bent of humor, he .
finally succeed in furnishing sufficient healthier than the best of the many invented his meaning and declared the
protection to the bulk of the fruit to pounds of butter I have bought in opposite, or, in some satiric vein,he alluded Save the best potatoes in the most
make it fancy; and I fear that in the this State. The law is an outrageon jocosely to the early limited ca- prolific hills for seed.
latter instance, the fancy fruit and the people of Florida especially, reer of the late Commodore, we might
forest trees are being had at the expense the people of the South generally, join in the laugh ; but if, as we infer, Don't waste food on cows unable. to
of the trees and that one of these and the masses universally. Without this was gwen as a statement of fact, make a decent return. .



quality. Some of the fruits are much This is practical on a small scale, although grafted from this lot above referredto.

pOll ,and, Orchard, like a smooth)( well-formed tomato in nothing short of "earthing up" If it lens, would not that consti-
size and color; others are elongated tute evidence" that the
:.:: :': :>: ::. ::: :::: : : ::: :: ;:: will save them in unusually cold seasons trees were
and of the shape and size of a B'ack'' not all alike? Either that or else thereis
The>Kaki, Japanese Persimmon. Gilliflower Apple, with a great number it will scarcely pay to do this in not the difference commonly supposed -

\Within few years an entirely new of intermediate forms. It is very growing the fruit for commercial pur- to exist between Parsons' Navel

fruit has appeared at the fruit stores sweet and lucious, much like a well- poses, though the superior excellenceof and the Washington Navel. Is it not

in New York City; this fruit is so unlike ripened fig, and usually without any the fruit, taking the place of the probable that the Parsons Navel had
any! others 'sold at such places, aroma or trace of acidity. Like the than some other origin and is entirely distinct -
other fruitwe
that the dealers accompany them witha I fresh fig, it is to many not acceptable apple more nearly any ? W. C. STEELE.

label stating'that they are "Japanese -! at first though most persons, when have in Florida, will well repay Switzerland, :Fla." April. 2,1887.
Persimmons from Florida." If they have acquired a taste for it, be- the effort to obtain fruit consumption.The .
price is 'an indication of rarity, a come very loud of it. When dried, hardy varieties or species (The Orange
charge 'of twenty-five cents apiece, the Persimmon is much like dried figs, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Chinese and Cattley)should be plantedfor
and would be Deeply interested in all that
when the finest Florida oranges can quite as popular' were my
the market market in the northern half of the fellow orange-growers are relating of
be with
bought at the rate of five or six: for supplied
that sum,,testifies to their being as yet American Agriculturist. peninsula. In the extreme south the their experiences through your val-
the fruits -. be uable paper before the Farmers'
among rarest: offered for common guava can profitably
sale. We have taken a special interestin Loquat and Guava. raised for the purpose of making jelly etitute at DeFuniak, I feel that it will '
not be amiss to give
our experience
this fruit, because we were cog- Mr.\ Van Epps Howard, in a com- and conserves. The writer continues: as
nizant of the first importation of trees to "rust"In
munication to the Eustis Lake Region, "When
consider that bush
we a
guava "low hammock"
to'the' Atlantic States; and saw the development groves on
'of the fruit, and-partook of says : will yield'. a bushel or two, if well cul- the margin of Orange Lake, until

th'e'samc'when' ripe, upon the first tree "My attention has been called to a tivated, and they can be put five or last year, rust was practically un
that ever fruited upon this side of the fruit that -eems to me to be capableof six hundred on an acre, that they known.
being made as for have no insect enemies it will be probable The of the season
continent. Some fifteen or twenty profitable exportas crop just past
years ago Mr. 'Thomas Hogg, then a any other. I allude to the Medlar, that they may be a great crop for was, at a rough estimate, one-third
resident of Japan, sent a number of commonly called the Japan plum- export and home consumption. The "russet." I call your attention to this,
the Persimmon trees to his brother, Ery bothrica Japonica. [Loquat is a jelly has world wide fame and bringsa as it does not bear out your suggestionthat
James Hogg, who planted them in his better name.-ED. DISPATCH] high price. The canned and candied "we never see rust upon low
... garden, at the foot of EightyfourthStreet ,The cultivation of this fruit is rather guava are equally as delicious" hammocks." Until last year this was

New York City. This, bordering more easy than the orange. It seems and should be known. as widely. the accepted opinion of Orange Lakers;

on East River, and being well to have no enemies like scale, etc., is The Washington Navel. but as no grove on the south side of
sheltered upon its opposite side, provedto not susceptible to any common frosts Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : the lake tributary to Citra Station .
be a favorable situation for the any more than the orange. Easy of I always read anything written by was exempt, and all were about

Persimmon. A, number of the trees cultivation and transportation' it Mr. E. H. Hart w itu a deal of equally affected, the first crop on virginsoil
survived there for several years,' and would have no formidable,competitorbut interest. He is so well posted and so and the old grove with its 10 or
one bore ana ripened several fruits. the orange and strawberry. The careful about his statements that he 12 per cent. crop, it would seem that
plum be raised and marketed at must look elsewhere than the
Mr.'James Hogg kindly supplied the may seldom makes a mistake. Yet I we to
writer with several of the trees for much less cost then the berry, and will think very that he was caught napping soil alone for the solution of this

trial on his'place in'New Jersey, some bring, on account of its rarity, even when he wrote his history of the Navel knotty question.Until .
ten miles from the city. But at the more. For cooking preserves, pies which was published in the last summer I, like yourself,
end of the first' winter all were killedto and table use, they are equal to if not oranges DISPATCH of March 28th.I had the same idea in regard to our

the ground, add though some threw superior to either. The trees will met Prof. 'V m. Saunders at the low hammocks, but now strongly in-
up shoots from) the base the next stand one hundred to the acre. These South Florida Fair. A of us cline to the insect hypothesis.I .
spring, second winter finished them. ought not to net l less than fifty quartsto were standing talking with group him about, know that I but echo the voice of
Soon after this Mr. Thomas Hogg re- the tree, and sell at from twenty- the different varieties of Navel many of your'readers when I express

turned: from Japan, and learning of five to fifty cents per quart or from $8 and he us the historyof the hearty appreciation of the kind-
oranges gave
the fate of our trees, sent us another $16 to per bushel, or on a rough estimate the introduction of the Washingtonor ness of Messrs. Lyman Phelps, E. H.
half ''dozen of those he had broughtwith $800 to $3,000. Well, even $800 Riverside Navel. The brieflytold Hart and others in enlightening us on
him. These met the same fate as per acre is a pretty good return. The omitting the story details was the subject of choice varieties, improving -
the former lot: not one survived two shade is so dense"that no weeds will as follows: Having many received a pack-, qualities, correct nomenclature -

winters. As Mr. Hogg's tree died grow under the trees, rendering cultivation age of scions, which were so long on and warnings against the bastard

soon,after bearing this single! crop of almost nominal, hoeing super- the way that they were entirely dried Navels, etc.
fluous. Look into this fruit Let the work
fruit, and as other trees in several growers. up and worthless, he wrote to his cor- good go on.
other northern localities also failed, The same writer, speaking of the respondent in Brazil to W. R. HILLYER.
get a nurseryman -
Washington,D. C., March SI, 1887.
we were forced to the conclusion that guava, says : there to graft some trees for him .
this Persimmon is unsuited to our "There are two things necessary to and the Department would pay the Saving Girdled Trees.

Northern' States. It is eminently successful render the cultivation of the guava bill. Two years later he received Peter J. Bott, York county, Pa.,
in Florida ; what is the north- twelve trees. I asked him if of
profitable. First, to render it a sure any writes the American Agriculturist:
ern limit in which it can be grown has crop ; next, to provide a means of util- the original trees had been sent out "The latter part of February, two
yet to be determined. Some were the fruit aside from fresh to one. He answered no that
izing con- any ; years ago, we had a heavy snowstorm,
planted Washington, D. C., about sumption. As the fruit would come they still had all the original trees in and after the snow had melted] and I
the time of the first importation ; of in competition with the profusion of the Department grounds at Washington. came to my orchard to trim the trees,
these we have no recent account. It Northern fruit with the disadvantageof I then suggested that if the I found that mice had girdled twentyof

is fairly' successful in Georgia. As distance from market, sending' it Brazilian nurseryman was not careful 1 the best trees. The stems were

one would suppose, it has become well North is out of the question, I suppose. and particular, he might have taken about as thick as a stove-pipe, and
established in parts of California, and But canned dried some of his scions from different trees
preserved, jellied, or had been peeled all around four or
it now looks probable that it cannot be market might be found that and that, therefore, the twelve trees five inches high. I covered the wounds

depended upon much beyond the would draw'off our surplus for some were not all just alike, and that this thickly with fresh cow-dungthen tied
limits of the'successful culture of the time. The next thing is for some individual might account for the differences re rags around them, and banked earth
All who have lived in
orange. Japan or company to guarantee to : ported between oranges grown in various around, a little higher than the rags.
testifiy, the excellence of the fruit as take all that are offered at a certain localities, but all supposed to be All the trees lived but one, and this
grown there and to the high esteem in The Washington Navel. He admitted that
price. guava yield so profuselythat was not prorerly cared for. Now,
which it is held by the Japanese.This it can be grown for a low priceif' such might be the case, but said that they look as healthy and vigorous as

Persimmon is a different species that be assured. Next, to insure a up to the present time he had seen no if nothing had ever happened to them,
from-our native Diospyros Americana, crop, it will be practically to set three evidence that the twelve trees were not while, when I first saw them after the
and is/). Kaki,the native name having all alike. This assertion I heard him
or four posts about six feet high, and mice had done their work, I felt sure
been adopted for the specific name. rails across the tops, covered by almost repeat later in the day to others; that all would die."
That it.has been long in cultivation is "anything-grass, straw, branches, etc." therefore there can be no mistake 4
shown by the number of varieties it :
about it. An shaddock which
The writer here refers to the neces- ,
has produced. The Japanese nurserymen It is evident that Mr.\ Parsons did measured twenty-four inches in circumference -
present a long list of named va- sity of protecting the plants to carry not have one of the twelve originaltrees. one way and twenty

.rieties. These differ in the size, color, them through average winters withoutdamage Moreover, it seems to me very inches another, is on exhibition in
and form of the fruits, as also in their, in the latitude of Eustis. I doubtful whether his first tree was Pal atka.X20 .

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ter. I can assure her that it is a "mu- question and answer in .question box, of the nails from growing upward. '.'

Interests tual sontimeut. That key note is "Is the soil of the Southern States for The juice of half a lemon in a teacup *

still sounding in my ears. the culture of the Narcissus for "of strong black coffee, without

BY MRS. E. A. HILL- Why should it be considered such a trade?" Answer. "Yea in a great sugar will often cure a sick headache.

. hard thing to make the women of measure; in upper Georgia the soil is! >-.-.

Neighborhood Scandal. Florida happy and contented ? It exactly similar to that of Holland, Home Hints.TO .

'Judge not; surely is an easy task for if"all mankind where hundreds of acres are planted

What loots to thy dim eyes a stain, are kin," then all womankind are and large; fortunes are realized from TAKE BRUISES OUT OF FURNITURE.

In God's pure light may be one in this. How is it that Whittier them alone." So sisters see where my Wet the lart with warm water;

A scar,brought from nome well-worn field understood all about it and he a foresight has led me, I call my garden double a piece of brown paper five or
Where thou wouldst faint and "
bachelor ? Narcissus farm already.I six dines, soak it in warm water and
We have little
sympathy with that I do wish every man in Florida made another trial of tuberoses lay it on the place ; apply on that a

class of persons wno can see nothing would read that editorial in you issue this third season finds me ready to warm, but not hot, flatiron, till the

importance in this life save a stain of March 14, and lay it to heart as plant out for an English house 100,000 moisture id evaporated. If the bruisebe
the motives character
upon the dress or may the preacher saith, then the "jubilee" engaged if I get my bulb large not gone, repeat the process. After

hap the equipage. or furnitureof would soon begin, and Florida's sunny enough; the first year I succeeded I two or three applicatous, the dent or

neighbor.We knew skies would only equal the glad sun- badly, but finely the s< cond, harvesting i bruise will be raised: to the surface.If .
are sorry to that many shine in hundreds of happy hearts. 12,000. I realized $18.00 per the bruise be small!, merely soak it

otherwise lovely women, for want of You have hit the nail square on the thousand on them. with water, and hold a red-hot iron

more pressing and worthy employmentplay head this time. Long may you wave. (To be continued.) near the surface, keeping the surface
the role of scandal
monger for Your friend. A. H. .-.-. continually wet. The bruise will soon
the neighborhood, dwelling at length .
Henry Ward Beecher was ever the disappear.Did .
upon the 'feelings and short comingsof A Man's Idea. friend of the and
working man, yet he you ever use soda to clean your
others with
While apparent relish. Dear Lady : Accept this testimony had "no sympany with the eight-hour granite ironware? If not, try it.

quite young we remember from the hand of a stranger, that your man who has a fourteen-hour w te." To remove tan and freckles take the

"reading this piece of advice to girls, pen speaks out the heart of a true juice of one lemon, one ounce of borax,

111 conversation dwell less upon persons woman under head of"Privations" us What an Egg Will Do. half an ounce of salt petre; dissolve in

than things; and in all the discoursed in the DISPATCH-"Home, For burns and scalds nothing is one quart of rain water.

things of earth, air and sky, surely Interests." more soothing than the white of an. ..
there is for
also for instructive enough our contemplation Sub-irrigation will cure all, and egg, which may be poured over the Recipes.BY .
turn Florida into a very garden of the wound. It is softer as a varnish for a MRS. 8. L. REED.
know so little after all of each
gods. One you have never seen. burn than collodion, and being'always
other how PUDDING Without milk
can we presume to sit in or
at hand be It is also
A FRIEND.Lake can applied.
judgment upon the conduct of our eggs.-Soak dry bread until soft;drain
Helen, March, 1887. more cooling than the sweet oil and ;
fellow-men and women. We remem- -.-< I off all the water ; put in some suet or
ber the of who cotton seed, which was formerly supposed butter, a little fr and dried fruit
case a lady was subjected Hobbies-Work for Florida.Do be the sugj
to surest application to
to the cintinued criticism that has previously been soaked soft
of ;
any of the readers of our Home allay smarting pain. It is the contact
her friends ? this wixtuee in a pail and then in
( ) on account of what put
Interests in FLORIDA DISPATCH ever with the air which gives the extreme
considered her remarkable another vessel with water sufficient to
was econo- have hobbies, and do they "ride themto discomfort experienced from the ordinary
dress table boil, without getting into the
my, everything came in "' pudding;
death, or do they make them serve accident of this kind, and anything -
for a full share of comment and ridi- boil from one or two hours accordingto
some useful ? that excludes the air and
purpose pre-
cule what their size ; make a sweet sauce and flour
; was regret when ,
I am called a woman of hobbies; vents inflammation is the thing to be
months after learned with lemon or For
they that all her nutmeg. a
but as they harm: no one, have realizedme once applied The egg i is c>nsidered
and all her income Baked Pudding use milk three
savings was neces- or
a good amount in cash and serve one of the best of remedies for dysen-
sarily, but most gladly, given for the :. four well beaten eggs, sugar to taste ;
of mischief Beaten with without
to keep me out (this last tery. up slightly, or -
of father raisins will impuove it.
an aged who could
comes from my better-half.:) I will sugar, and swallowed at a gulp, it
not have been provided for other- ventilate some of them, perchance i it tends, by its emollient qualities, to lesser SWEET POTATO PONE.-Mash two

wise. may direct the thought of some of my the inflammation of the stomach pounds of baked sweet potatoes,add

It is impossible for us to put ourselves country women into channels of moneymaking and intestines, and by forming a transient butter size of a hen's egg, two eggs ;
,in the place of others, for we milk enough to make it rather thin
an end ardently desired by coating on these organs, to enable ;
know'not the ins1' and out that make many of them.I nature to resume her healthful sway salt] and spice and a little sugar. It

up their lives' and it is undoubtedlytrue am an ardent lover of gardening over a diseased body. Two, or at.. can be baked with or without a.crust.

criticised that many persons their constantly in all its branches, fruit, vegetables, most three, eggs per day would be I To SAVE SOAP.-The addition of

the circumstances, are doing better duty under and flowers, and even dip a little farm- all that is required in ordinary cases ; three-quarters of an ounce of borax to

could would do. than we ing, and so loving I subscribe for and and since egg is not merely medicine, one pound of snap) melted) in without

There or fields a great deal of literature devoted to but food awell, the lighter the diet boiling, makes a saving of one-half in
are so many of useful- such work and in otherwise and the the
in this my own library I quieter patientis the cost df soap, and three-fourths
ness open to us day, and such
demand for labor have many works treating the same. kept, the more and rapid the recov- the labor of washing, also improvesthe
pressing all that
Some four since I {Woman at Work.
seasons noted a ery.- whiteness of the clothes. Coal oil
tends elevate and
to save our race, .
revival in favor of our Southern plantsor will
also improve them. Add two
that have time to descend into
we no More About Lemons.
this lower atmosphere of criticism. bulbs, viz: Narcissus, and noting table spoonsful to a boiler of clothes.

If tendency remembered the old adage, Lemon juice and salt will remove The use of these articles saves much

that we are must unfortunately have so constituted "In time of peace, prepare for war," ordinary iron rust. If the hands are rubbing and consequently the clothes

we a scape-goat and "All things come round to him stained there is nothing that will remove will last much longer.
for all the evil let
ue resolutely con- who will but wait. I began then I the stains as well as lemon. Cut
template the character of Richard III, and there collect bulbs FRUIT PUDDING.-One cup of chop-
to of every va- a lemon in halves and apply the cut
or even the popular novel might be ped suet or butter ; one of raisins or
riaty of Narcissus, here at home at surface as if it were soap. Lemon
an improvement on the above employment other fruit ; one cup of molasses or
first afteward few
buying a thousandof juice is also a redemy for rheumatism
We have all heard the brown sugar ; one cup of milk or water
Holland, and now that three sea and for the so-called bilousness of ;
of the man who went to Africawas ; sons have passed, and I have stood spring. In the latter case take the Graham flour to the consistency of
it to find missionaries or tigers? cake ; boil in a pail within a pail or
bravely the smiles of my friends andjeers juice of a lemon before breakfast ; the
He found whatever he went for and kettle for three hours
of others, I come to realize that I] pulp may also: be eaten, avoiding every ; sauce.
shall find in life what i-
so we we most .
seek. was not so foolish. particle of skin. Lemon juice, with STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE.Many

I do not cultivate bulbs for sale,but sugar mixed very thick and taken at recipes for making this delicious fruit
Shall it be the the
good, true and the cut flowers I ship to Northern intervals, relieves coughs. It must be into pies, puddings, etc, necessitates

beautiful markets where I receive ten dollars very acid as well as sweet. cooking the berries ; but it hardly

Let us not forget that we are human per thousand for all I send; this seasonI Lemon is always good for the hands ; seems proper to spoil their exquisite
have a grand promise about on eit cleanses them as well as soap, and flavor by any process of cooking. No

Waken'So when scorn thoughts, or hatred of evil-doers move fourth of an acre in all, planted makes them soft. You should clean matter how careful the preparation, it

Temper Shall a mornful all with fellow-feeling love." thickly of Jonquills, Daflbdills, Popie- the nails with a brush, if necessary, but is almost impossible to retain the natural -

White, Trumpet that will realize me it is better to rub the fingers and nails taste of the fruit. Strawberry

-The Key Note.* abour $100. with the half of a lemon, thrusting the short cake is, however, the least ob

Editor HOME INTERESTS- : In attendance upon the American fingers into it and turning until the jectionable of these dishes, as the ber

t wish to thank your unknown Florist Convention in Philadelphia, nails are perfectly clean. Lemon wills ries are only partially heated, and in

friend. ,from Duval county for her let last August, I noted with delight likewise prevent the skin at the root many cases are not heated at all.





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_i f IAPRIL 11, 1887.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT.. having retarded ripening. While the "Mene, Mene, Tekel Uphansin." I Current Comments.We .

season will not be early, however, it is This is the verdict that has been [ omit some interesting matteron
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.
40r probable that prices will he good, and written against the Florida Fruit Ex- grape growing from Mr. Steele's

probably hold up longer than usual, charge, by a large portion of its pat- weekly comments. They will appearin

Contents.CoxasPONDENCELife owing to the injury done the vines rons at the close of its-second season's; i the vineyard department next
In Florida, what
the people raise and what they eat, the farther north. They are now bringing business.) It is with reluctance that issue.-ED. DISPATCH.] .
schools und the recent School Institute -
... .. ...... .... ... ......... 317 from forty to sixty cents per quart in we write this: for the Exchange has! Sharp Hoes.-Not only should the

MARKETING-Selling; The Present our Situation Oranges und, Seedlings Fruit- New York. The cold was, perhap?, a been dear to our heart, but we serve hoes be kept sharp, but care should be

Exchange The Future Price of Or- Blessing in disguise if the vines had
; the people first and still
although we taken
anges; A Dig from California ..... 318 to provide tools suitablefor
FLORIDIANA-Timely Topics,The Orange continued to yield bountifully, and the believe that this institution can and the work that is to be done.
Rust, Butter In Hummer, Railroad
Passes The Season In the Lake Re- berries to be poured into market on top will solve for us the marketing problem The large heavy plantation hoe, in
gion; The Cost of Living In Florida. 319 of the 4
GROVE AND ORCHARD-The Kakl, or Japanese glut brought about by the fruit we cannot disguise the very gen- common use at the South, is a very
PerslmmonLoquatandGuava; ; shipments which went forward before( eral dissatisfaction with the results
the Washington Navel; Orange Rust; good tool for some purposes, such as f*
Having Girdled Trees. .. ... .... 320 the market for berries had opened obtained this We find
up season.
no : making up sweet potato ridges in new
HOME -Neighborhood Scandal; '
The Key Note AMan'sIdea; Hobbles, disaster would have been inevitable. lisp sition to impugh the integrity of ground that is full of roots and bushes. I"
Work for Florida; What an Egg will Our fruit
do; More About Lemons;Home Hints; vegetable growers are the Exchange or its But for
Recipes ....' .. .. _. .. ... .._.... ... 321 managementwhich ordinary hoeing in the gardenand
EDITORIAL-The Week; "Mene, Mene, learning by experience that there is stands unquestioned, but the wherever the object is merely to

Tekel ...Uphansin......' .... .;"... .Current.. ... .. .Comments .- 822 such a thing as getting into markettoo shippers believe there is something kill email weeds and stir the surface,

Manatee Gardens; The Fig from Seed. .. 323 early. There is little sale fir) ber- radically wrong in its "Plan of the a light thin hoe is to be preferred. It

METEORLOGICAL ..._. ............ .... .. .323 ries, tomatoes, etc. in the Northern "
MARKET REPORTS ...... ...... .... .... ._ 323 Campaign. The low prices, if they requires less strength to cut off an oc
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.... .. .. .. .... 323 cities until the snow is gone and bright had been general, would have been : casional big weed with a light sharp
LIVE STOCK-Milk Cows in Florida; the days point to the coming of received .
spring.It and the
a murmur
hoe than
best Breed home grown feed, no danger to swing a heavy hoe all the
from for Climatic best Results Fever,;Cattle Proper Farm-:Management pays better to raise a little truck or Exchange sustained, but the Ex- time.

lug and Stock Improvement; the Jer- fruit of high quality in midseasonthan change's returns, especially the last
sey In Florida; Dehorning Cattle, the
other side; Brahlm Cattle .. .. ... 324 to raise poor stuff in larger quantity half the season, seem to have Jell materially Feeding poultry.For over a
POULTRY AED; AI'IAltY-Among the Bee-
Keeper, our East Coast Correspondent or rushed early into market. behind those of the commis- past I have been feeding wheat to my
takes a Gloomy view of the Situation;
When the
Farmer John on Poultry; Light Brah- price of strawberries runs sion men and the general market.To chickens with very satisfactory results.
mas for Florida, the Jigger Fleas
; down until it
Bone and Shell for Florida Keepingone is no longer profitableto what extent this has been the result Do "
Kind. .... ... .._. ..;.... .. . 320 them it is not buy "screenings, there is too
ship to hoped the trans- of combination the Exchange
FIBRE PLANTs-The Fibre Plants of Florida much waste. The clear wheat costs
.. .. ._... ....__. . ._ .. ... ....... 320 portation lines will reduce freight rates on the of the commission
The Russian Mulberry Death In the part only a few cents more per sack and is
Water..... .. .". ..;. ... .. ..._ 327 and thus extend the season, resultingin men, or of the disadvantages of worth fully twice as much as "screen-
FLORIDIANA-Tax Assessment, the
ent Imperfect System.. a matter of pres-Importance a profit to both producer and car- sustaining the auction system when ings. The wheat is very nutritious,

State Items to owners. . ..f.. .Orange. . ..Groves. .. .;. 328 rier, and saving some of the surplus unable to control the market, we are yet it is not heating like corn.
MISCELLANEOUS-ENperimental StationIn which would otherwise "
Florida .. .. . .. .. .. . . .. 329 "dead loss. unable to say.
Early corn that was not frost bittenis
The Week. Again, the returns of the small Dehorning cattle.-This subject is
doing finely. The general crop is shippers seem to be
(Ending Friday, April 8th.) about all The i attracting a great deal of attention,
Copious rains throughout the State planted. favorable"season" the cause of this is apparent, a : especially in the West and North-

early in the week have been followed will bring up the cotton rap- well known brand constantly in west. Some people denounce it, saying
idly, and the seed not in should be
. by warmer, summery weather. This market sells on its merits while leadersin that the operation is very painful. A
planted at once. Plows, and
makes the "growing season," and times sweeps the auction will not pay as much year or two ago the Society for the
hoes should be in
got for a
will be lively on gardens, groves and for a comparatively unknown brand Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
farms for the next ninety days, or until campaign The against for orchard grass. ever though it be equally! as good, a prosecuted Mi. Haaff for de-horning

the crops are "laid by." Vegetableand prospect crops- fact, however, of which they may not cattle, 011 the ground that it was
peaches, plums, etc., is good
pears ; be The "
berry growers can now "bank" on apprised. only remedy "cruelty to animals, but though the
suffered little
results, as the danger frost and chill- they or no injury from this would be to have all the fruit in- case was pushed very zealously they
the cold. The
ing weather is over, and what has not refrigerator-car system, spected and marked by the Exchangeand failed to convince the jury that the
so long used for strawberries is being
been destroyed or damaged past rem- sold under the Exchange mark operation involved unlawful crueltyand

edy by the dry weather and frosts of gradually adopted for both vegetableand indicating its quality. This would Mr. Haaf was acquitted. It is
orchard fruits and will
March will rapidly mature. From entail a great deal more work upon probably not near so painful as several
used for
present prospects the vegetable crop exclusively transportingour The the Exchange and necessitate a large operations that are common use among

of the State, notwithstanding the loss perishable products. nurse- packing house as much of the fruit stock owners, especially branding witha
ries have been worked
by cold and drouth, will prove very out twice or would have to be repacked. It may hot iron.
three times already, the buds in +
remunerative, netting a much greater put also be necessary to provide in the In view of the numerous fatal accidents
on first flow of sap "took" well, and it
aggregate sum than the large crop ol great markets Iprge store houses where people gored to t'eath'' by vic-
will be time
soon to go over the trees
1886. Cabbages and beets, of which the fruit, .received by cold or warm ious cattle reported every year, this
the "rise of
again, on for the "
there is a full crop'in good condition, The sap "process, can be held until it can be plan is certainly worthy of the consid-

are going rapidly forward and bring, next growth. groves. have been sold for what it is worth. eration of all who own horned cattle.
cultivated once, and some are readyfor
ing good prices ; they are quoted this the second plowing. At this season .

week at $4.00: to $5.00 and $2.40 to Broom Corn. Washing butler.The best butter
the plows should be kept running. It
$2.75 per bushel, respectively. Beans Any well cultivated lands will pro- makers all wash their butter and most
is too early to plant peas in the orange
have been generally destroyed, cucumbers -i grove where they are intended for duce good broom corn. By plantingin of them use pure water. It is not the

injured, and tomatoes put back :I summer shade; wait until next month. April, two crops of first-class brush water that turns the butter white nor

in the northern part of the peninsulaby Shippers generally are not satisfied may be obtained, with a third of less does it make it become rancid. It has

the cold of March. But in view ol f value. Sown in drills three feet apart, been proven by careful experiments
with returns received from the Fruit
the general destruction of these crops Exchange. requires two pounds to an acre of that salt does not preserve the butter.

north of us, what is left here and on Florida grown seed. With proper That if the butter milk is all taken

the Southern coast, where they are uninjured Teosinte. cultivation th is will be found to be one out of the butter it will keep longer

will bring very good prices. The articles on Teosinte, promised of the best paying crops for Florida pineland.J. unsalted, than a part of the same

The same is true of strawberries ; very for this week, have been crowded out, O. L., in Florida Agriculturist. churning will, though,well salted if it

few have yet gone forward, the cold but will appear next issue. contains a quantity of the ,butter



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: APRIL 11 1887. .

milk. Perfectly pure butter like pure "We are having a season of the most PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.CHAS. Among the welcome visitors at our

lard will keep a long time without excellent 'growing weather' one can sanctum on Monday\ was Hon. Wallace -

salt if kept at a low temperature. If imagine. Up to about March 17th W. DACOSTA, Publisher. S. Jones, United States Consul at

kept too warm it will become rancidin there had been throughout this section Messina, Italy. He is well pleased
THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs with his position and enjoys excellent
spite of salt. unusal' drouth for the time of
an a 24-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, health. While he is in America on
This being the case, it is evident year, extending over six or eight and Hoots( INTERESTS in FLORIDA., IMMIGRATION business, his sister, who accompaniedhim

that the best method for making butter \ weeks. But since that date the Terms of Subscription.. abroad, is traveling in Europe.Mr. .

is that hinted at in the next article weather has been simply perfect for Two any Dollars part ot tbe per year United, in advance States or, postpaidto Canada Jones saw Florida oranges, from

on "How to work butter." In vegetation. I should like to learn Union 10 foreign,Two countries Dollars and comprised Fifty Postal the celebrated Harris grove', openedat

this The date, hen the subscription expires is the Chamber of Commerce in Messina -
method the butter, as soon as it.. through the DISPATCH from all over on the Address Label of each paper, the where, after being thoroughly
change of which to a subsequent datu be-
the granular form. and collects the State as (10 when the drouth s) comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt sampled, all freely admitted that the

into little grains, about half the size broken. is sent unless requested.The Florida to
generally reported was I paper is stopped at expiration of the orange was superior any

of wheat, or a little larger, is carefully Our last damaging frost to tender subscription When a change, unless of previously address is renewed.desired, both grown in Italy. Mr. Jones starts on

strained out of the huttermilk and garden vegetation was the morning of tbe old and new addresses should be given. his return trip next week, expectingto
Remittancesat be quarantined before he reacheshis
t washed thoroughly. At that stage, be- March 1st. Then perhaps half of the the risk of the sender unless mad by post of duty, owing to the
.' beans registered letter or by check, express order, preva-
ing divided into such small particles tomatoes, squashes and
egg lence of cholera
or postal order, payable to Publisher of the at a point only fifty
the buttermilk is very easily removed plants were killed, but there is an immense Florida Dispatc miles from Messina. Messina is a cityof

and "gilt-edged" butter much more quantity maturing now in the To Advertisers.The 130,000 inhabitants, and Mr. JonesSR'S

made.Strawberry rich hammocks bordering on the Manatee DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICUL- the same conditions exist there as
easily river and TURAL JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a
the weather
we large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe where the cholera is raging fifty miles
are now having we can soon load a United States and foreign countries d istaut. .Floridian.
wherever the interest! is turned Southward.It -
Culture.The corre- large steamboat every day with every- is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING ME- > <
of the thing usually produced in the kitchen DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Estate Meteorological.S .
spondent Tampa Tribune had Nurseries, Transportation! lines, Banks,
garden. Water transportation givesus Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable -
some very good ideas on this subject. -- ,, .
low to reach our winter visitors or our
as rates as prevail at inland rapidly Increasing permanent population.] I '3 ;.: <
But few a .J3q'1'B3M. d
of the
very growers have be- far north 3 C3 ddd =
points of us. a>> a* a>> asqipaapunq >;'d air
come "bloated bondholders" from the t f Advertising Rates.l --: 3'J1rJS a W3AV I JUUU: .U .
$1 l 00 per inch first insertion cents per ;M .
--------- --
profits of this season's crop. Only The Fig from Seed.L. inch for each subsequent insertion. _
Preferred Positions, Text Reading or on Cover: E'm: '
those:! who got their berries into mar- H. Mead, of Kerr City, Florida! 81.40 per inch first insertion; 90 cents per a-
ket very early or have had first-class, writes us follows : inch for each subsequent Insertion. ._- ..- O CQ "3
10 per cent. off on 2 months' contracts. c. at2d .
extra fine fruit, have realized satis- "Will you please state in the DISPATCH 30 20"" "" on 6 12 "" "" < r. &II3OIaA I :::"cvrcva. 25 a
on -g -- -- -- --
factory prices. One grower of my acquaintance how fig trees can be propa- Advertisements a UST be acceptable in 03u o. : *

received two cents as the gated from the seed? Is there any EVERY Tat: FLORIDA respect. DISPATCH is sent free to .-C H. I z3m Q zaJ W aI
vitality in the seeds of the figs of com- tho.who advertise in it, as long as adver- "a ": I
total net returns from twelve quartsof tisement Co.
I merce? Do trees raised from the seed continues.Address "". ..alr. _
berries. Another realized one and TH FLORIDA DISPATCH, : .. -;
usually come true to do they 08,88 8a
name, or Jacksonville, Florida. 0 pus saqoaj ujHBJUJBJ off
one-half cents per quart for a ship- degenerate or improve? The more I D g BIwcI[ ..N

ment of twenty quarts. Such returnsare study the fig the more I am convincedit Wavwrly Stock Farm. !a2s.

The is a neglected fruit in Florida." Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic al n'Ba I C'-O-eol00_ .s
very discouraging. trouble has o tQtQ e tQ m OC!
... UU3J'l 'tS
No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. < M .
We a G>
been that too and cannot answer our correspondent's z... .i5 C)
many inferior green Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, *- .
; =
2 G> mnmulltitF ; :;: g S ;
berries have been sent to market. An- queries. We have never learnedof made 778 pounds of butter in one year. 8.r- ;;!
Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the -
other thing is that the shipments have the fig being grown in this countyin Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic's cc Q w'mIuI'i 1 ;:ii --ss.

other than from Her calf sold for -.- CO...*.* 4Ki
been concentrated to> much into two any way cuttings, grandsire. -
i Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a "as I ti vi g:1
Will Dr. .J3WWOJUR 8 5 ;
layers etc. Redmond co o
or three cities. son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's g. g. 'QO. ."". ..- ...
To remedy these it will be neces- please enlighten us on this point ? SCHRADER Buos. o 3> I'ua U'B3nT I g' o 383 fc.

Tallahassee Leon County, Fla. -- .- .-. lOG
*- . .
. .
for the to m ; ass
sary produce larger "oo
growers Acknowledgment.Mr. ---e. > : : : : : 2 0
Van Howard, Eustla, Fla. : i : U i G> '"
and finer fruit be ra'ore careful in Kpp ; : : : : ti ...= 4
;. d -
C. W. Robinson, Secretary of Grove contractor and agent. Land : t. -ioMill>t -i

gathering and sorting it for market. the Hornellsville, (N. Y.) Exposition, cleared, set with orange trees and taken II Q:) t-u. ; .G.>"i on I.
Fine of. Trees furn shed. Taxes paid. < Sao
large, first-class berries well care a
1887, has our thanks for complimentary Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. .,.. o aa*
ripened will usually command a price tickets. !- aM E

that will yield a fair profit. -. < .
The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per-
r The rates for transportation are too Orange and Vegetable Markets. fumery Co. will buy the following Flowers Cow Peas. Cow Pewi.

It NEW YORK, April 8, 1887. delivered at 45 West Bay St.: Just received-
high. costs from twelve
now to The following are the market kind 500 Bush. Whippoorwills.
quota- :. Petals of Fragrant Roses of any ,
.I fifteen cents per quart to send berriesin tions on oranges and vegetables this date: at 15 cents per lb. 300 Clays.
Fla.Strawberries,fa!icy.perqt 5O@ Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents 200 Blacks.
refrigerators by freight. They I. choice 40@.J.5 Ib.Rose. 200 B. E. Crowders.
\ ." inferior. 30 35 per 50 '* Conch Peas.'VLUlll .
ought to go by express in refrigerators Charleston ... 35@ 50 Geranium Leaves and Cuttings,
for ten cents If Fla. Oranges, fancy bright.per box 1 50@ 1 75 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb. A. BOUES,
per quart. they Fla. Irish Potatoes, i rime, per bbl 7 06 8 00 Sweet Orange Leaves and Tender 20 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

could be sent at this rate to any of the Fla. Cabbages 41 M .. .. .small...... ...per"bbl.5 3 50 OO@ 7 4 00 50 Sprouts at 3 cents per lb. -e.---
Northern cities East of the Georgia Peas. .. .. .per crate. 1 50( 2 50 Write for Circular giving full direc- Cotton Seed Hall Ashes
Mississippi, Fla. Beans, Wax .... .per crate 3 3 50 tions for gathering etc.
For sale by the American Oil Co. 18
.. .... ,
the crop could be divided up so that fiat.round.. 1 1 50 50@ 3 275 00 Straw- Broadway New York. Prices, deliveredat

there need not be such a glut in a few Fla Beets :2 00 2 50 Petersburg Express Crates for any Railroad Station or River Landing
Fla. Cucumbers. .per crate 5 00@ 550 berries for sale at manufacturers prices. in lorida,
given application.
markets.As Fla.Squash, white. .. ..per crate. 1 5u 2 00 Consignments ot Berries, Oranges and upon
: Florida Tomatoe s. .per box 2 50(# 5 00 other fruits and vegetables solicited. Analysis guaranteed.

many growers as can possibly do I J. D. HASHAGEN. Send for circulars and stencils.E. Guns, Ammunition. f Ete.

so should plan to get their strawberry BEAN,
Every one in want of anything in this
R. R. wharf,
plants set out in July, during the NEW YORK, April, 1887. Waycross Jacksonville, Fla. line, should write for prices to

Then Present receipts of vegetables are very 4 ROCKWELL & KINNE,
rainy season.
they might expect light, and barely sufficient to supply the Pure bred brown leghorns, eggs for Successors to Nichols Rockwell&Co.,

to have some very early berries demands of the trade, and prices are extreme hatching from two yards of carefully ma- 38 West Bay street

that would bring a good price.. cabbage selling at $4.00 to $4.50; ted birds at $1.50 for 13, $2.50 for 26,
crate peas at :$;2.00 to ;3.00; beans, wax, $3,00 for 39. A few settings of light Fancher Creek Nursery.
W. C. STEEL at $3.00 to $4.00; green, $2.00 to $3.00; brahmas to spare. $1,50 per setting. -

Switzerland, Fla., April 4,J887. tomatoes $3.00 to $5.00; cucumbers at RUDOLF GETZLAFF. GUSTAV EI8EN having retired from the
." $5.00 to $7.00; egg plant $3.00 to $4.00; Tallahassee, Fla. management of the Fancher Creek Nursery,
beets $2.00 to :$2.50:' ; squash $1.50 to 4 his connection with said Nursery aDd the
f. Manatee Gardens.W. House to Rent undersigned ceases from this date. The business -
$2.00 choice <
at $4.00to
; oranges very scarce
carried heretofore
will be on as by
:; E. Driscoll, of Manatee\ Fla., $5.00; russets $2.00 to $2.50; straw- In a very desirable and healthy locality. F. ROEDING,
berries thirty-five to forty cants per quart.G. Terms reasonable. AddressW. Proprietor of the Fancher Creek Nursery,
: under date of April 1, 1887, says: S. PAT V'RJt. H. REED, Pittman, Fla. Fresno, Cal., :March: 17, 1S87.

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give more milk per day and for) a produce beef of equal quality at a less every instance the advocates "let-
Live tocic. longer period. cost; than: Texas, if the business i iI is ting well enough alone," carried the
For the farmer who desires to make I properly systematised. She has the day. It WAS found that these muley'swere
MILK: OOWS IN FLORIDA. his own butter and some to sell, for West India markets at her doors and superior fighters, and when a
the cottager who has room for onlyone and New York and New England are muley and a cow with horns got intoa
The Best Breed--Home Grown- cow, for the millionare who wants nearer by half than to Texas. fight, the knowing boys bet on the
feed--No Danger from Climatic i the; rich cream to flavor his coffee, the The most important but neglected muley. The muley has a harder head
Fever--Proper Managementfor little Jersey cow fills the bill. interest in Florida should be constantly and has too much "gumption" for any
Best Results. WM. B. SCHRADER and vigorously urged by the press. ordinary cow. With a sudden back-
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH Waverly Farm,Tallahassee. Florida. All successful efforts should be re ward motion as if giving up beat, she
In answer to your request I appenda Cattle Farming and Stock Im- ported. The best methods of producing will as suddenly spring full tilt into
few notes on cattle derived from my using and curing fodder shouldbe her opponents flank nearly breaking
four years experience in this State.I provement.Our fully explained. It is the royal her rib One or two such sudden
am sustained in the opinion that \ correspondent, L. H. Arm- road to independence and wealth. lounges will, convince the horned cow
the Jersey breed give the best satis- strong, of St. Nicholas, Duval County, that "discretion is the better part of
faction of any thoroughbred stock in Florida, who has so earnestly and ably The Jersey in Florida. valor" and she retires to prevent, ,
the South some of the most emi- Akin Siivender of Sum- Broken bones or a dislocated neck.
by urged in the columns of the DISPATCH, Leesburg,
nent stock raisers. When a herd of cattle brake through
the necessity of adding stock raisingto ter county, Florida,speaks of the value 1 1I 1w
fence and
a destroyed
Col. Rich Peters, of Georgia, after growing corn or
of this breed in South
fruit growing and gardening a standing grain, if there were
fortv-six years trial, gives them the opera- } a muley
preference.Although. tions in East and South Florida if we late issue of the Commercial as follows : in that herd, the blame for breaking

comparativly small in would get the best results from our efforts I saw in your paper two weeks ago, down the fence and leading the others,
size and delicate in appearance, theyare concludes article the in South Side Items," where the writer was laid to the muley. I never knewa
an on same
very hardy,and,will yield a larger would like me to give him through muley cow to be kept long, unless
quantity of rich milk on common feed subject in our esteemed cotemporary your columns my views about Jersey she were a superior milker and then
than any other breed. the Florida Agriculturist as follows: cows. I will say to the gentleman that the; owner nearly always admitted that
They are gentle, easily handled by "After 'six years in Florida I believe I think they will do equally as well in her penchant for mischief made her
woman or child and do not perform : the following conclusions are this country as they do in Mississippi, a poor piece of property. Without
acrobatic feats over ten rail fences. sound : Tennessee or Kentucky, with the same horns, it seems to me cattle could not
They have been so inbred that a That farming in Florida without a feed here that they get there or its so well be confined in stanchions or
good male will impress a considerable godly proportion of cattle and other equivalent, which we have plenty of in tied by the head, and oxen could not
proportion of the merits of his breed live stock can but rarely be successful; this country. We get as good a yield "hold back" a load so well. Still in
by the first cross on native cattle. with them, well managed, it cannot both in milk and butter as they do the matter of horns, the Texen cattle
Three crosses will give as much there, both in quantity and quality. I rather "overdo the thing" and some
satisfaction to one who desires milk fail.That, though Northern grasses will started two years ago, the fourth day of cattle's horns are mishappen. Where
and butter, as the expensive thorough- not grow in Florida, yet we have per- this month, with a heifer less than four- one's horns are too sharp, brass nibs
breds. ennial grasses, such as Bermuda, teenth months old. She had raised me should be put on. Then feed well.
Indian corn and cow-pea vines give guinea, Para, Johnson and perhaps two calves, both of which are now with Give them plenty of room and they
excellent results, green or dry. Texas blue grass, with the ever-present, calf: and the uld cow will very soon will do little damage with those.
Pinder vines, sweet potato ditto, self-seeding crab grass. Of annualsfor have her third calf. I let my calves weapons provided by nature.
and amber cane, are also good butter fodder she has a surety in Indian suck until two weeks old, when I take M.\ C.
foods. All these may be cut green corn, with Doura, millet, millo-maise, them from their mothers and rai. e Mandarin, April--1-,.1787.**.
and, stacked heavily weighted and sorghum, rice, oats and cow peas. them by hand. I have a Florida cow Brahmin Cattle.
roofed and then fed as ensilage at the Out of this large assortment, especiallythe which I get milk from to raise my Jerseys Brahmin cattle, the sacred cattle of
rate of forty pounds per day during annuals, an abundant and cheap and I give them all, say bran or India, are meeting with favor in
winter. supply of cattle food can be raised for ground feed. I find it very necessaryto Texas. The Brahmin bull crossed
Texas blue grass will be fine pastur- use green or dry. salt regularly ; if this is do.. you upon Shorthorns, Devous or Jerseys
winter.A That the climate of Florida for won't have sick calves.
age during cattle any My eev- makes a splendid milch cow, and the
small plot well enriched andplanted may be called perfect. Mild in enteen-mouths'-old heifer is still giving steers are in favor for beef creatures -
in ruta bagas in August will winter, breezy and comfortable in milk, not so much as the Times-Union, upon the large ranches in warm
yield,quantity of green food until De- summer, so that Northern cattle accli- Savannah News and other papers have sections. They are disposed to be
vember when the roots may be bankedfor mate easily. A twenty quart Michigan \ stated, however. I think in my honest vicious and won't let a woman come
winter use. cow now in her third summer judgment that the Jerseys are the cows near them, but are very intelligent,
These roots or leaves mixed with here, is all right; she had no extraor- for this country. First, because theyare and when controlled under kind treat-
sweet potatoes, cotton seed and bran dinary care and maintains her milk. all small and don't take the forage ment become docile and harmless.
make an excellent ration for either That with good male stock generally that larger rattle would: require. Sec- Richard Peters of Georgia imported
meat or milk. introduced, the quality and quantityof ond, that forage is higher here than in the original stock years ago, and gaveit
We have shipped cattle to various milk can be revolutionized in less most of the older States. This, how- up, but now admits his mistake.
points of East and South Florida and time and at less cost than it takes to ever, is carelessness on our part, to a Grades from this herd are still to be
if any have ,died of climatic splemicor make an orange grove, with less risk great extent. I will say right here found in the South. Albert Montgomery -
haematuric fevers we have not in marketing and probably greater that I have saved plenty of hay for my imported two thorougbred Brahmin -
heard of it. If they should get it, averave profit. stock this season, and at a very small bulls from India two years ago, I
thirty to fifty grains of calomel will That the Florida farmers have cot- cost, to last them for two years, and and they have since done well on his
cure 'it. We'have' had three cases in ton seed meal-the best milk and fat that, too, as good as any of your tim- Texas ranch. He advocates the ,-
four,, years, 'in.a; herd'.averaging sixty farming food in the world-cheaper, othy or any other hay that we get claims of the breed for superiorityover
head. That was ten years ago and we and bran a trifle dearer than the Northern Chipped here from the North.In all others for the South.-Farm
cured it by giving the point of a small farmers. There is, therefore, no conclusion, let me say, give us and Home.
'penknife blade calomel. I see Dr. disadvantage in getting these outside more Jersey cows and more Jersey : .
Phares, of Mississippi,. recommendsthe foods, that every good farmer uses. hogs that will give us more milk; but- "Brahmin cattle beyond questionare
'addition of one to four teaspoonfulsof : Furthermore, the cost of such extra ter and pork at home, and then vhen the cattle for the South. Our
cooking soda. :, foods is almost doubly returned in the freeze comes and gets our orangeswe bulls, one year old, been fed three
We wean our calves from young meat, growth and butter and in rich can fall back independtly on our months-weight 600 Ibs. At two
cows, separating them at birth ; feed I manure. milk,butter and pork, and sing "Hard years old will certainly go 800 to 900
them their* dam's milk at a natural That lertilizers there is no supply times come again no more." lbs., and this is standard beef, and
temperature' for three weeks. The equal to live stock, and none superiorin --.. thus is solved the beef problem for the
first three days through a bottle (witha quality for her light and sandy Dehorning Cattle--the Other Side. South. We have half blood heifers
nipple in the cork) and then out of: soil. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCII: that are prettier than any picture you
a' bucket.. This weaning process is Finally, Florida can never reach When I was a boy there were a few ever looked at, and that 500 would
very.simple, ,better for the dam her highest development and fill her hornless cows in the neighborhood, not buy. Our imported bulls are big,
making her simply a machine, and measure of population, without a ]large (we called them Muleys,) and the first handsome, active fellows.]] .
more satisfactory as regards the calf: infusion of live stock of all kinds into discussion I recollect] about farming .
Bull calves,may thus be fattened and her agriculture. That she will never matters was this, was it desirable to Weighing a cow's milk will not
killed without detriment to the milk- be truly prosperous until selfsuppliedwith have cows without horns? Some cause her to give any more, but may
ing,qualities of tho dam. The latter all that her climate and soil will : thought these Muley would fight and cause!:! her owner to substitute a betterone.
will be ready for the male earlier, raise. Florida, undoubtedly, can hook one* another less, but in nearly ,"



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nature to boast and brag of the success would also he good. Every farmer with poultry in South Florida. I am
Poultry and fLpiSll z }'. obtained over and above that of our ought to have a grove of this kind for Bothered with them myself, and have
I neighbors. When a reverse comes, as the benefit of his chickens. killed them on young chicks, when
AMONG THE! BEEKEEPERS. I in the present instance, it is extremely 4. Always feed your chickens on their heads were literally one mass 0 f
i difficult to find an individual who will boards. 1 have long, narrow, shallow fleas, by rubbing equal parts of sweet
Our 'East Coast- 'I give a fair and impartial statement of boxes for mine. oil aid turpentine on the "varmints."
CorrespondentTakes the facts in the case for publication, The above are the real essential One dose generally does the work.
a Gloomy Viewof however talented they may be in that points in poultry raising on the From my observation of these fleas,
the Situation. direction, if it is of a disadvantage in farm in Florida. They require little they seem to breed in the ground on
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: any manner. Some contributors to time and but little attention.I high land. I have never seen themin
Meeting a number of the apiarists our apiacultural, papers furnish only have a bone mill that cost me low, moist ground; consequentlyhave
residing in this locality on the occasionof the bright side of apiacalture, and $6.00 with which I crack my corn of arrived at the conclusion that
the opening of the railroad at New when winter losses or an attack of foul( rainy days,so as to always have it ready dampness is fatal to them.I .
Smyrna, on the 8th instant, conversa- rood! depopulates the apiary, they for use. think if poultry-houses, havingthe
tion naturally turned to the condition either make no report at all, or do so I think the Brown Leghorns and natural sand for a floor, were
1 of the bees and the prospects of a crop with a reluctance that is visible Plymouth Rock are the best chickensfor flooded with water once or twice a
of honey for the present season. Of through the entire length of their ar- the Florida farmer. They lay week, they would be exterminated.Will .
the majority of those interviewed the ticles. An unvarnished report of the well, and are good for table use, while some of your readers try it and
i opinion was, that there would not be allures and losses attending an indi- their dark color enables them to secrete give; their experience through your
'.' more than one-fourth to one-third of a vidual in his chosen pursuit is of valueto themselves among the bushes columns? W. W. FENDRICH,
crop,,of honey harvested, compared to those in the same line of business, when hawks ara about. For that pur- Breeder of High-Class Poultry.
what has been secured previous to the as it may be the means of saving them pose I condemn the white chickens on Jacksonville, Fla., April 1, 1887.
destruction of the mangrove. Of the from the same disaster. These styleof the farm. They are too liable to be Bone and Shell for Fowls.It .
present condition of the colonies all reports are seldom met with in our captured by the hawks. is a question with some physiolo-
seemed to be of the opinion that they agricultural l papers, owing to the fact I also find it good to have a field of gists whether bones, shell, and other
were in fair condition for this season that few people desire to let the public rye for my chickens during the winter. organic substances of like nature when
of the year. On inquiry as know they make a failure. Facts are and spring.Poultry swallowed by animals, really enter the
to the number of colonies on hand desirable timber to build up any newspaper raising on the farm in circulation and assist in the nutritionof
compared to this time last year, the article out of; and the more Florida is much easier and more profi- like substances iu the body. Therecan
prevailing opinion was that only one- facts, the result of actual experienceand table than in the North, and if I had be no question as to the fact that
half the number of colonies are owned practice, an article contains the my way about it, I would have nearlyall these substances do not enter the circulation -
that were reported a :year ugo. On better it is appreciated by the reading the people in the State on a farm until dissolved and held in
stating that it was desired to send in public. raising something to eat and for the suspension by the fluids of the
an authentic report for publication, It should be taken into considera- market. Fruit raising is all right, but stomach and bowels. Neither do
several individuals appeared to furnish ion that less than two years ago this the farm is!: the best place for that too, substances that go to make nutri-any
the same with reluctance, tearing, possibly locality was unexcelled as a source of for no better place can be found for tion. That the dog eats and up digests
that it might reflect upon their honey production, and now is no bet- chickens than an orange grove, and bones is well known. Even cows
skill as apiarists, or that it would havea ter than any portion of the State, and you can put nothing better in an orange bones when their systems demand -
tendency to"bear the market" should will so remain until the mangrove grove than a lot of chickens. gnaw bone making material. Hence
they wish to dispose of the remaining yields a sufficient amount of bloom to I have a good deal more to say the statement by a not
colonies and quit the business by rea- subsist our colonies. Outside of apia- about poultry raising as a business, long since; that the contemporary probability lay in
son of the reduced price of honey, as culture t there has no industry been but must leave that for( another arti- the supposition that bones and oyster
well as the uncertain prospects of ob- damaged to any extent, and possiblyat cle that I wish to prepare with specialcare shells were only good material as
taining a surplus. For this reason it some time in the near future I may showing that Florida is the best grinding substances in the gizzard of
is not considered advisable to make a furnish an article descriptive of our place. in the world to raise chickens. fowls is not well founded. But allowing -
detailed report as to the exact numberof advantages ; and I trust that your FARMER JOHN. that this be true, they are among
colonies here at the present time, readers will have no occasion to find Putnam County. the best of grinding substances, and
and the number owned each indi- fault with the of the article it -4
by tone as Light Brahmas for Florida-The hence should be fed freely to fowls.
vidual ; but as the readers of the DIS- is much more preferable to write of Jigger Fleas. There is no doubt but that while they
PATCH can form their own conclusions I that which is a pastime and pleasurethan Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the of
serve purpose a good grinding
from this article,when thy learn that that entailing loss and disappointment. Of all the "great and noble" breedsof material at the same time, the more
one-story hives of bees have been offered J. Y. D. poultry, the Light Brahmas seem important part is served of making
for a dollar each, and when there was New Smyrna, Fla.. -_ to be almost totally ignored in Flor- bone and sinew, and the material for
no prospect of obtaining that, the bees Farmer John F on" Poultry. ida. Everything see-ms-to be Leghornsor the shells of eggs. The difficulty is to
were shaken off,the combs were melted Plymouth Rocks. Why, I cannot get the bone and shells in a proper
after the honey was extracted in orderto Poultry raising in Florida will be imagine, unless they are consideredthe state for being swallowed-Farmt
realize something for their nourishment attended with many failures until best breeds for this climate, having Field and Stockman.
poultry men understand more about been bred here for years. .
There are parties here now who offer this climate and the needs of poultry Light Brahmas are a profitable variety Keeping One Kind.
good colonies of bees for two dollars here. I have some experience in this either for fanciers or farmers, If those commencing to raise fancy
,t each, well supplied with honey, 'the line, and will now proceed to write a for market purposes or as egg pro- poultry would stick to one kind, they
combs built, xm foundations in frame few things that may be of interest as 'ducers. They do not lay the quantity would be more likely to succeed. Let
+ f hives, all in, good order, as the prospect well as profit to those who desire to I of eggs in a season as Leghorns,Polish, them choose the kind they fancy, and
at present does not warrant remaining make poultry raising a success in Spanish or other non-setting varieties, keep no other, their chance of raising
here to care for them. Of the Florida. but do far outrank them as to size, good birds would be more sure-than if
l losses the past year, I will give you a The farmer will meet with but few richness of color and delicacy of flavor. trying to breed several sorts. Competition -
few instances in several apiaries. One disappointments in raising poultry for They feather very slowly, but are is getting to be more strong in
party saved three out of twenty-five, his own table and market if he will ready for market at almost any age, the leading breeds every year, a d.if.
another fifty out of two hundred ; sev- heed the following : their p lump appearance and yellow one wants to excel in any one, he must
eral (myself included) have lost half; 1. Build a good poultry house, well skin, when dressed, giving them a give that particular kind close attention -
a number have gone out of the busi- ventilated. Whitewash it four timesa very ready sale.: They are very ; besides buyers are more likely to
ness altogether, and sold or transferred year, and during the summer hardy, and are less liable to disease apply to those who, for'a number of
the care of their apiaries to other par- sprinkle the entire inside with diluted than many other varieties-at least, years, have made one breed a speci-
ties, as the time expended in their carbolic acid occasionally. that has been my experience with alty.-Poultry Keeper.
management will prove a loss should 2. Give your chickens plenty of good them. 1 .-<
they remain. feed and water. Cracked corn and To my mind there is nothing more The essence of profitable beekeeping
When we read the report of your. wheat bran mixed are good. Now pleasing to the eye than a well-bred is contained in Oettl's golden rule :
correspondent in Monroe county, Fla., and then mix a little sulphur with the flock of Light Brahmas, with their Keep your stocks strong. If you cannot -
where the hives are ready for extract- feed. Rye is also good. The farmercan large size, yellow legs (well feathered), succeed in doing this the more
ing, our report is certainly not very raise the rye and corn while the beautiful hackles and black tails, I money you invest in bees the heavier
encouraging, but it is nevertheless true. bran costs but a trifle. roaming at large over a grass run. : will be your losses; while if your stocksare
The principle of writing up the bright 3. Allow your chickens to have The contrast must be seen to be ap strong you will show that you ',are
side of apiaculture is a desirable one, good range, especially in the woods.A preciated.I bee-master as well as a bee-keeper,and
especially! when a large or fair! crop of: cluster of oak bushes is the best notice in one of your late issues may safely calculate on generous
honey: is harvested, for it is human place for them. A mulberry grove that the jigger flea is playing havoc returns from your industrious subjects.


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t. Of all fiber-producing plants that One or two runs with the cultivator to a nominal capital $2,500,000.. The

fibre Plants are receiving attention in the warmer loosen the ground, and the plant once "American Fiber Company," of New

regions of our country, perhaps that started will rapidly outgrow all weeds
) :::: Orleans is another organization for
and overshadow the witha
soon ground
The Fibre Plants of Florida. given to ramie and jute culture is most luxuriant foliage. the purpose of encouraging the culture

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: worthily bestowed. We are annually "The maturity of Ramie is indicatedby and handling its product.Of .

Every'year's; experience adds to the j paying millions to foreign producesfor a brownish color at the lower end jute culture, Mr. Juvenet says:

testimony of the folly of the too prevalent f their fibers. Would it not be a of the stalk. The cutting is done bya "Jute sown broadcast at the rate of

,policy of devoting all the energies I better policy to grow them ourselvesand mower. The stalks are tied up in a thirty pounds to the acre gives eight
Bundle of two or three hundred, and
of a people to the growth of one keep our at home?
money carried to the decorticator, through stalks of about eleven feet high to the
or two staple crops for market. Corn The fibre of the ramie plant is largely which they are passed. The last operation square foot, and for the 44,000 square

in the West, cotton in the "cotton 1 used, separately or mixed with should be performed while the feet of an acre, 352,000 stalks; one

belt," and sugar in Louisiana have other materials, in the manufacture of stalks are as fresh as possiblewithina hundred jute stalks weighed time and ,

never proved to be uniformly remu- silks, plushes, velvets, reps, ducks, lin- few days of cutting. The capacityof again have given as a minimum aver-
a small machine is of one hundred
nerative, nor made their producers ens, laces and many other fabrics of stalks per minute or sixty pound per age the following figures: Stalks, j t I

generally prosperous and contented.In general use; and the demand for it hcur, and six hundred pounds of crude 100; weight of.stalks, with leaves, t

some portions of our wide national seems to be limited only by the supply. bark per day with three hands. It forty pounds; without leaves thirty- -

domain climate and soil may The ramie, or white nettle, is a per- will take two days and a half to make three pounds; crude bark, wet, eight

prescribe limits to the culture of crops, ennial, indigenous to southeasternAsia the the first second crop of, one with acre two, as days much addi-for pounds; dry, three and one-fourth
and thus preclude the growth of extended and the adjacent islands. Three crop
fiber and one-fourth
tional for cutting the stalks and leaves, pounds; one ,
varieties ; but in our favored varieties are cultivated. The Southern $40 "
say crop expenses, adding $25 cost pounds. He estimates the yield of
State these are favorable to the pro- Trade Gazette says : of motive power for the machine, the fiber at 4,300 pounds per acre, and

duction of a larger number ; and "Ramie is a perennial plant of the annual expenses of the maintenanceand that it can be sold fir two and a half
nettle tribe; though kindred to hempit plowing, cost of drying and pack-
among the many others, perhaps, our is far superior to it in value; it grows ing the bark; one acre will producenet cents per pound, or $117.50; the cost

fiber plants, both native and those ]like willow and sends forth numerous $85 at any time, for the Ramie of planting, cultivating harvestingand

that can be successfully introducedand stocks several times a year, the roots never fhils, either from too much rainor preparing for market; $61.00

grown here, are deserving more run deep into the ground and the drouth." leaving a profit of $56.50 to the
earnest consideration than any others stocks reach a height of from five to Mr. J. Juvenet, of New Orleans,
six feet, according to soil and climate; who is grower.
now claiming our attention. taking a deep interest in Ra-
it draws its nutrition from the air as The New Orleans German Gazette
Our palmetto is grad- much from the The mie culture, in a recent letter to the
ever-present as ground. an- says: "Two years experience has
ually working its way to the notice of nual yield is from two to three crops. President of the Cotton Exchange of proved that jute and Ramie can be
"Ramie in a temperate climate that city, :
manufacturers, and promises soon to prospers says successfully and profitably all
become inexhaustable of and requires a light, porous soil, "Ramie grows admirably in Louisiana grown
an source the Southern States far north
free from subsoil which over as as
swampy ; it has to be planted like cane and
supply of most excellent material for might cause the rotting of the roots. must have 10,000 plants to the acre; thirty-two degrees of northern latitude,

the manufacture of paper, cardboard, "The ground must be well preparedby each plant produces fifteen stalks and the average yield being from ten to

etc. ,Bear's grass, Spanish bayonet, plowing and harrowing. The best the minimum is the following, taking thirty tons of green jute. and from six
season for planting is February or for calculation a simple basis of
Mexican Agave, etc., grow easy to ten tons of green Ramie stalks.
March. A little manure would be ten plants: Plants ten, stalks 150,
spontaneously, or nearly so, are rich in
Well cultivated land will reach the
good to give the vegetation a start. weight of green stalks with leaves
valuable fibers. The pine-apple yieldsa We do not recommend the long and forty-nine pounds, without leaves last figures." That journal estimatesthe

product which, when spun, is said to tedious method of raising by seed be- twenty-nine pounds; crude bark, wet, market value of green leafless

,surpass in strength, fineness and lustre cause it requires too much time, and six pounds; dry, one pound; fibre jute at $4.00 per ton, and green leafless
the additional work of "
that can be made from flax. Re- tran planting. seven ounces.
any Ramie at $5.00 ton. These
Our advice is to begin the plantationwith per
cently it has been announced by a According to this estimate an acre
roots. The soil being well pre- prices seem to be satisfactory to growers -
German trade paper devoted to the pared, the ramie roots are planted the will produ about 1,000 pounds of f and more extended plantings are

subject of textile fabrics, that thread same as potatoes, at a depth of four' crude dry bark, and with three crops being made. In Texas 2,000 acres

made from pine-apple fiber has been inches, one foot apart from each other, per :season:) 3,000 pounds per annum, are reported, in Louisiana 900 acres,
in furrows four feet apart. which is worth five cents
successfully bleached and that it can per pound,
and in Alabama 450 acres.
"To obtain full it is
a yield, neces-
or $150.00 and the cost of culture,
also be colored and has been made
sary to start out with a considerable Jute is an annual and requires to be
into plain and striped muslins, sewing number of roots. Planted as above. harvesting, drying and baling $81.00 sown for each crop the same as hemp.
described one acre will furnish fifty leaving a profit to the grower 6900.
\ thread, laces, and other fabrics of excellent One of the chief obstacles to the sue-
One of the furrows of two hundred feet in length, In this estimate he has failed to give f
quality. productsof
which at the rate of foot cessful growth these fiber-producing 4 ,.
one plant a the cost of roots and planting.The .
the cocoa tree, perhaps but little will give 10,000 roots for a good plant. plants in our country, was the inability f
Floridian of Tallahassee wri-
inferior in value to the nuts them- ing yield. By planting in Februaryor to profitably decorticate and pre- (

selves, is the husks, which can be man- March next, one month after, you:: ting of the efforts recently made to in- pare the lint by hand. The competition -
will have two or three stalks root troduce Ramie culture into Leon
ufactured into matting, sacking, by the product of the cheap laborof
.and other coarse articles. The of about one or two feet high. The county, says: "Mr. John S. Winthrop,
first growth is generally bad, and too foreign countries so reduced pricesas
one of the gentleman interested in the
banana plant also yields a valuable woody; it is proper to cut with the to render the culture here hazardous -

fibre., These valuable properties of sickle in April. You will then havein enterprise result and, is regards entirely Ramie satisfie.l with the but thanks to American inven-
as a sure
these plants should not be neglected, July a first crop of about ten stalks
tive assured that this
and safe crop for large and small genius, we are
but utilized. By making use of them per root. You will proceed in the farmers," and closes its article as fol- obstacle has been removed.
the second when grave
manner ,
the culture of these fruits and nuts same year cows: "Ramie can be grown with little Within the last two several
the root being stronger, the first crop year or
labor the colt of labor is small
ought to be made more remunerative. very as
will be ready in June and the secondin machines that are claimed to success-
compared with cotton, and it does not
There are also other plants, the cul- September."The impoverish land like cotton, in fact, fully and cheaply perform that difficult
ture of which might be made the sub- only comparative great outlayis the strippings from the stalks are an task have been constructed. Noneof
in the roots required for the first
ject of profit The demands of our planting, but when it is considered that excellent fertilizer." these however, will probably proveto

age for cheap and valuable fibrous this outlay has to be made but once, According to the Pacific Rural better do its work than one which

productions are rapidly increasing, and that the roots are constantly pro- Press efforts to introduce Ramie cult has recently been perfected by Mr.

and manufacturers are searching for ducing new ones for the further extension ure into parts of California have D. P. Burdon, an intelligent and en-

. new and abundant sources, so that of the plantation, tho cost is yielded very encouraging results, suffi- terprising mechanic of Sanford.
in fact small when apportioned to
producers need not fear an over pro each year. cient to stimulate the organization of The machines are said to be small,

duction for years to come if ever. I "The work of cultivation is cheap. the "Western Fiber Company," with inexpensive and simple. One


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' win prepare about one thoi sand DEATH IN THE WATER It is a scientific fact that the kidneys tent in the West Indies. Altogether,

\ pounds of fibre in a day, or about the have few nerves of sensation; and this deposit, Dr. Dall says, is the

) work of fifty persons working by hand. Is the Element we Drink Decimating consequently, disease may exist in finest yet found in the United States.

. the People? these organs for a long time and not On the little Saratoga bay Dr. Hall
If all that is claimed for this machine
I be suspected by the individual. It it found an interesting study-a rock in

shall prove to be true, the long neglected How a Universal Menace to Health impossible: to filter or take the death which were fragments of Indian pot-

4 wealth of many of our plants, May Be Disarmed. out of the blood when the least derangement tery of rude workmanship, showingthat

i native and foreign, such as the American exists in these organs, and the occupation of Florida dates

Aloe Bear's Pita A few years ago the people in a cer- if the blood is not filtered then the uric back into the earlier ages.
t I
grass, grass, tain section in one of the leading citiesof acid, or kidney poison, removable only i --. *

Spanish bayonet, banana, Sisal hemp, the State were prostrated with a by Warner's sate cure, accumulates in '

i pine-apple, ramie and jute may become malignant disease, and upon investigation the system and attacks any organ, The Florida Wine Company's fac-

one of our principal sources of material it was found that only those who producing nine out of ten ailments, tory, at Clay Springs, probably stands
ahead of of the kind in the
i wealth. At the South Florida Fair, used water from a famous old well were just as sewer gas and bad drainage State. anything have made ship-
They just a
the victims. produce so fatal disorders.
l > recently held at Orlando, several specimens many ment of ten carloads of wine to Phila-
Professor S. A. Lattimore, analystof Kidney disease may be known to
of fiber, made by Mr.\ Burdon's delphia, Pa. They make a very
the New York State Board of exist if there is any marked departurefrom

II i 1 machine, and also samples ot thread Health, upon analyzing water from ordinary known health without superior quality their of business wine, and to at intend least

made therefrom, were exhibited. They this well, found it more deadly than apparent known cause, and it shouldbe double increasing the
the city understood by all that the quantity season.
embraced fibers from the pine-apple, sewage greatest have the
The filling up of the old well stoppedthe peril exists, and is intensified if thereis They most approved ma-
bear's and other plants chinery, as well as large and commo-
! agave grass
, ravages of the disease. the least neglect to treat promptlywith
and all of them possessed wonderful Not long( since the writer noticed that great specific, Warner safe dious buildings, for carrying on the
business and time is well in
, strength and beauty. while some men were making an ex- cure, a remedy that has received the ,this spent It also

Some of our South Florida exchangesare cavation for a large building, a stra- highest recognition by scientific men looking affords home enterprise market for over.
tum of dark colored earth runningfrom who have thoroughly investigated the a large quan-
laboring for the organization of a tities of
oranges.-Sanford Argus.
near the surface to hard pan. character of kidney derangements.They .
in ..
syndicate to immediately engage There it took another course toward a may not tell us that the cause .

the erection of suitable works for developing well near at hand. The water of this of so many diseases in this organ is the The proof that Shallenberger's Pills

I the possibilities of the fiber well had for years been tainted with impure water or any other one thing, are a true antidote for malaria is found
in the fact that is immediate.
industry. These, to be both successfuland the drainings from a receiving vault, but this poisonous water with its impurities Quinine and other a remedies cure bring tem

remunerative, should not be too the percolations of which had disoloredthe coursing constantly through porary relief after some timeoftenmany
earth these delicate organs undoubtedly does days. One dose of the antidote
large and expensive at first, but as the
Terrible produce much of the decay and disease brings immediate relief ; chills are
business shall increase the required
1 A similar state of things exists in which eventually terminate in the fatal stopped, all unpleasant symptoms disap-
capacity may be added. Perhaps our pear, and after a few more doses perfect
f intelligent citizens can do nothingthat every village and city where well wa Bright's disease, for this disease, health and strength are secured.NOTHING .

would more surely the state ter is used, and though the filteringthe alike among the drinking men, prohibitionists -
put fluids receive in passing throughthe the tobacco slave, the la-
the road to true prosperity than
upon earth them clear borer the merchant and the
may give a appearance tramp,
would the promotion of the fiber in-
yet the poison and disease works terrible devastation every year. ; "f '
dustry. How much better for -
any remains, though the water may look It is well known that the liver whichis 'i ; n.tV.
of our growing towns, and cities, too, ffl
i never so clear.It so easily thrown "out of gear" as they
would it be for its citizens to build a
i factory that would constant em- is still worse with the farmer, for say, very readily disturbs the action of 4 : .N.Ji Skirl&ScaIr

give the drainage from the barnyard and the kidneys. That organ when deranged is R ESTOREDby
: ployment to one, two or three hundred 4 i :?
the slops from the kitchen eventuallyfind immediately announees the fact by .
all the long than it would th
persons be year their way into the family well sallow skin,constipated\ bowel, coated 4'bJ
to erect a hotel that would accom- CiUTICUF
The same condition of things existsin tongue and headaches, but the kidney qF
modate the same number of
and have it idle three-fourths persons of the, our large cities, whose water sup- when diseased; Struggles; on for a long MedIe5.
rivers fed little streams time and the fact of its disease
R. E. P. plies are by can IS KNOWN TO SCIENCE AT
I year. that carry off the filth and drainagefrom only be discovered by the aid of the to the CUTICURA REMEDIKS -
-*- marvellous properties for
The Russian Mulberry.Editor houses. This '"water" is eventu- microscope or by the physician who is cleansing In ,their purifying and beautifying the skin

FLORIDA DISPATCH: ally drunk by rich and poor alike with skillful enough to trace the most indi- and In curing torturing, disfiguring,Itching,
scaly and pimply diseases of the skin, scalp
About three years ago I obtained a great evil. rec t effects in the system to the de- and blood, with loss of hair.

few scions of the Russian mulberry, Some cautious people resort to the rangement of these organs,as the prime CURA CUTJCUBA i OAP,,an the exquisite great Skin Skin Cure Beautifier,and CUTI-,prepared

(some add the word "blooming" to the filter for purifying this water, but even cause. from It, externally,and CUTICUBA, RE-
Blood Purifier Internally,
name,) with which I grafted bearing the filter does not remove this poison;, The public is learning much on this are SOLVENT a positive, the new cure for every form of disease,

mulberry tree. The last two springsand for water of the most deadly charactermay subject, and when it comes to under- from are pimples absolutely to scrofula.pure and CUTICUBA the only Infalli-REMEDIES -

this my said Russian mnlberrytree pass through this filter and be- stand that the kidneys are the real ble skin beautifiers and blood purifiers.'

bloomed very profusely, but not come clear, yet the poison disguised is health regulators, as they are the real RESOLVENT Sold everywhere.,$1; SOAP Price 25c., Prepared CUTICUBA by, 50c.the;

one berry has it ever set on, and there there. blood purifyersof the system, they will POTTER DRUG AND 1HEM1CAL Co., Boston'*
"How to Cure Skin
is of it They who use filters know that they an infinite amount of unneces- _&S-Send for
no prospect ever doing so, (or escape Soft as dove's down,and as white,
.\ of bearing any fruit.) Can you, or must be renewed at regular periods, sary suffering and add length of days HANDS by using CUTIOURA MEDICATED

'\.r any of your readers, tell me what is for even though they do not take out and happiness to their lot SOAP.

the cause of it not bearing or if there all the impurity.. thev soon become -- -
I --- --- ---o/----- - -- -

is any hope of it ever bearing. I en foul.Now i Dr. Dall, of the Smithsonian Institute -
close a few of its blooms hoping they in like manner the human kid- I FLORIDA LANDSAlong
has been in Florida
filter for the blood and who ,
may help you to determine this ques- neys act as a ,
tion. An answer to this published in if they are filled up with impuritiesand has made some new discoveriesup the line of the

the DISPATCH would probably please become foul, like the filter,all the the Caloosahatchie river, South Florida Railroad,'

many of your readers; for four or five blood in the system coursing through where he went in search of fossils The great highway to Cuba.
becomes bad for it is for the institute he found an immense -
years ago a tree peddler sold many of now a con- These lands are admirably adapted to growing -
those Russian mulberry trees along ceded fact that the kidneys are the deposit of fossil shells. The deposit .
Guavas, Pine-Apple,
the railroad, (very small ones at 75 cts chief means whereby the blood is puri- was first discovered about two Oranges,
fied. These filled with The first visit was made and other semi-tropical fruits,also
each,) and I have not yet heard of one organs are years ago.

bearing, though some trees are said to thousands of hair-like tubes which last y ar by Professor Heilprin andMl Early Vegetable and Strawberries.
drain the from the blood Wilcox of Philadelphia. On this -
be very large, probably grafted over impurities ,
Dell found Mr. Wilcox in Town Lots In growing towns along the line
as mine. as the sewer pipes drain impuritiesfrom trip Mr. of road.
JOHN B. CARRIN. our houses.If Southeen Florida, and they made the Large tracts, in various parts of the State

Stevensonville, Taylor Co., Fla. Mar. 23, '87. a sewer pipe breaks under the journey together. They bring backan for timber.Grazing purposes, Sugar growing, and

Our Russian Mulberry trees like house,the sewerage escapes into the unusually fine collection, some of Map: toLAND and informatlonjurnlshed; on application -

earth and fills the house with poisonous which were heretofore unknown.
our correspondent's have never fruited. DEPARTMENT SOUTH FLORIDA R.R.,
gas, so if any of the thousand and About half of this immense deposit is Sanford, Fla., or

Will some of our mulberry-wise read- one little hairlike sewer tubes of the of an almost extinct class, and the remainder FHED. T. MYERS,

it ,era favor us with the desired, informa-. kidneys break down, the entire bodyis is of the kind usually found General Land Agent,

tion-ED.. affected by this awful poison. much further. South. and. to. some. ... ex- 82 West Bay St., Jacksonville,I'Fla,.

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State Items. A Sanford correspondent writes us: nxr 3. :I? :L.ElS !

ploridiana Cabbage shipping is at its height! in "Our tender vegetables have betn

Alachua mostly killed, and it is a little blue
<: : : : county. THE .
and doubtful about the propriety of
TAX ASSESSMENT.The The recent cold did little
snap very trying for winter gardens. Think we
damage about Waldo. will)) wait for before '
Present Imperfect System-A 'gentlo spring'
Matter of Importance to Own- Mr.\ B. Cameron, of Plant City, putting in tomatoes and beans again." Most Sonthorn or Flortda.a

ers of Orange Groves. ,grew some fine ramie last season.
The about Archer are
orange groves
DISPATCH: The damage by the recent frost in forth and
putting a vigorous growth,
A relative of mine (a member of
Sumter county was not :is grat as first notwithstanding the recent frost there
my family) supposed she owned a
supposed. will be of
valuable ten a very large crop Deep wa'er Railroad Terminus. Fertile
young orange grove and native and also Kmit and Vegetable Lands. High Kollliig
Sumter farmers will I Honey peaches,
years old. A recent examination of county plant Pine Lands for Building. Balmy and Salubrious
the records showed that some time cotton this year, as well as other and quite aspriukliutf of the LeConte pear, Climate. Magnificent Surf and yea
show the of'that Bathing. The S Snortmeu's Paradise. The In +
enough to possibilities
flgo the land on which it stands liad varied crops.A vallds' Sanitarium. Tue PleasureSeekerb'Resort.

been sold by the State of Florida for Cuban Land and Improvement splendid fruit. 1

taxes. Company in Key West 1 a< bought on March 25th there was a frost on the

As she has always paid the taxes that Island twenty-two acres of land, Halifax, which killed much garden Fine Opportunities for Investment -

and holds the Collector's receipts for paying $28,000 therefor. stuff, but was not severe enough to insure

them, she sent to the Collector at Or- orange and lemon trees. There
lando to have this blemishin Oranges and peaches appear all
apparent has been this winter an unusual number -
her title removed. He could give right at Fairbanks, Alachua county, of frosts in that section, although
hut the vegetables suffered severely CITY LOTS.
her no information, but advised her !lone were severe enough to injure the 20,000
to correspond with Hon. W. D. from the recent cool snap. orange crop, and the fruit on the treesat

Barnes, State Comptroller, at Talla Tomatoes are being brought to Key the present time is very fine. The
hassee. At her request I wrote Mr. West from Windward Keys in large total number of frosts, is eleven.

Barnes, stating the facts, to have the quantities. Over 1,500 crates were "'
record corrected, to correspond. In shipped last week to New York. Fort Myers Pre : In about twentyor

reply I received from Mr. Barnes the thirty days the Drainage Companywill
Owing to the partial failure of the
following letter: commence to cut the canal from
early vegetable crop a larger acreageof Lake Okeechobee to the Atlantic
TREAS.DEP'T:, STATE OF FLORIDA'1) Sea Island cotton and corn will be Ocean. This canal when
planted in the vicinity of Archer.
will of the
carry a vast amount waters
TALLAHASSEE, March\ 14,1887. j
The' survey of the Palatka, Welaku of Lake Okeechobee into the Atlantic,
Mr. Dudley W.: Adams, Tangerine, and Silver Spring Railroad has been relieving the Caloosahatchee river of a

Fla.: completed and work will be be- great amount that it has to carry in $_. 'H.lEwa.

DEAR SIR-Replying to yours of gun as soon as the profile i in com- the rainy season.
the 7th inst., I will say that you will pleted. .

have to correspond with Mr.\ E. M. Among the most important real
Holden., Mr. T. J. Shine, Clerk of Peen-To peaches in Levy county estate transfers that have taken place \

Circuit Court. Oniuue county, can are more than hair'grown and have here this winter is the sale of the Vale ; 1

give'you his putoffice.; taken on the peach-blow color always orange grove, in Orange Bend, for ; y. o .
assumed fruit of this kino
Yours, etc., by whenripening. $20,000. The grove consists of ten ,

W. D. BARNES, acres of natural grove on finest marl 1o
Comptroller. Quincy Herald : The success of hammock, and which has been bear- *L L -I-- -

Per Britton. I. Bruce's cigar factory i is going to make i i'lg' for ten years. The fruit is celebrated Jr-- ; .

Replying to this letter, I said that our county. We expect. to live to see for *its s'zj and flavor, and, it .. .. .. "

we had had no business relations with the day when our tobacco lands will is said, there never has been a rusty

Mr. Holden, and, as the State of be almost; priceless.The orange grown in the grove.-Ocala

Florida had sold to Mr.\ Holden a Leesburg Commercial learns Paper. Broad avenues every four huadred] feet
Wide streets every two hundred leet. One
tractof, land to which it had no title that a cornp.iny of Teuuesseeans, witha hundred spacious Public Parks. Plenty of
We have made estimateof
recently an
fresh air assured. A magnificent Beach 100
it occurred to us that the State of capital of 8100,000, will locate landsin the number of acres planted in or- feet wide and five miles long t Is laid out in a
Florida was the to Sumter and invest that splendid drive and boulevard. Situated in
proper party cor- county soon
anges in the immediate vicinity of Monroe county,30 miles south of Punta Uor-
respond with Mr.\ Holden. In answerto amount in improvements.The da, on the most southern habitable portion
Manatee and find there in all about
which I received the of the Peninsular of the Gulf Coast.An .
following: assessed value of taxable prop- 620 acres on the south side of the

TREAS. DEP'T, STATE OF FLORIDA, erty in the town of DeLand fur 1886 river in the Manatee district, and

COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE= }[ was over $330,000, and the precinctof within four miles of the village. Of

TALLAHASSEE, March 22, 1887. DeLand has been paying onethirdof these about one-fourth( is now bearing, Ideal City in Tropical Florida.Blocks .

1\\ Mr. Dudley W. Adams: the taxes for the entire county.It one-fourth more will bear in from one

DEAR SIR-Yours of the 18th inst. to three years, and the balance in five 300x400 leet. Lots 50x100) feet. With
is reported that there will be a 20 feet lane. 25 cent. of proceeds de-
is received and in I will Allowing the low estimate of'nve per
reply say years. voted to
railroad from Plant City to Naples city Improvements.
that the certificate is out of my pos- hundred oranges to the tree, it
by of Pine Level and Fort Ogden.
session, and it is out of my power to way will amount to the large number of
do in the It The survey has actually commenced, tuirty-oue million Lots Ten Dollars Each.Odd .
,anything matter. must oranges, or enoughto
and the work of construction will soon
arranged with Mr.\ Holden. load over six hundred cars.-Man-
follow. numbers will be sold for ninety days
Yours atee Advocate.
etc., without reserve. Rare inducements to those
\V. D, BARNES, Dr. Hutchinson, of Lake City says seeking homes in Tropical Florida.
Comptroller.Per he and two friends shipped peas latelyto The Sumterville Times says: The on For or information address maps, circulars,etc., call
cultivation of upland rice is a matter
Bri UOl1. New York on the same day. They
that our planters should reflect seri- JOHN A. GRAHAM,
of different The
were qualities. good
From this decision of the State
Comptroller it will be seen that the brought $4 per crate, the better 66c., ously upon. That it will pay, we do General Manager Naples Town Imp. Co.,
the best 43c. not doubt for a moment, and we see 13 Mohawk Block (over Postomce),
State of Florida has a right to sell our it should becomeone
no reason why not
orange groves for taxes which have The truck farmers of Pierce, Polk of the staple crops of Florida. Jacksonville, Florida.

been paid, and has no power to redress county, Fla., are boasting of their We know of a planter in this State .

the wrong. beautiful gardens of beans, Irish potatoes who netted seventy-five dollars a few .
DUDLEY W. ADAMS. cabbage, etc. which that
proves of rice
years ago, upon one acre ;
Tangerine, Fla., March 28,1887. they were below the! frost line last ..
and what has been done once can cer- -

Observation among the Lake Jesup Friday night.A tainly be done again. Many com- Authorized Agent:

orange groves, than which there are farmer of Cotton :Plant plantedseven plain that they cannot cultivate this
R. G. ROBINSOV At Co.,Orlando,Fla.
no finer in the State, discloses great different crops in one field on crop because there is no machinery in J. F:. :MITCHELL, t'ampa, Fla.

thrift and vitality of tho trees. Theyare the same day, consisting of sweet potatoes the country for cleaning it, but if the JAS.C. L.P.MITC SNOW IELL& Co.,Tallxnuspee.. Boston, Mass.Fla. .

,growing very rapidly and show- watermelons, musk melons, to- people generally will engage in its F.J.HINSON.thLF Halnert City,Fla.HANDUN .
&: S, Key wm, Fla.
ing no evidence of fatigue from lastyear'e matoes, cucumbers and corn, most of cultivation, these mills will. necessarily E. M. GRAHAM, Fla.
be built. T. C.WATSON i'ensacola, Fga.cABLrror .
labors. which and
are up growing nicely. &CRAWFORD,Fort Ogden,FU,




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j lj tions and needs of the respective State its maintenance and support HARDWARE !
]VEsceIlaiieoiis.Experimental or Territories.SEC. SEC. 7. That nothing in this Act
3. That in order to secure, as shall be constructed to impair or mod-
Station in far as practicable, uniformity of methods ify the legal relation existing between -
Florida. and results in the work of said any of the said colleges and the government -
We give below the full text of the stations, it shall be the duty of the of the States or Territories in GEO. L. MoCoNiHE
Experimental Station Bill as enacted United States; Commissioner of Agri- : which they are respectively located. ,
by Congress and approved by the culture to furnish firms, as far as SEC. 8. That in States having colleges -
practicable, for the tabulation of re- entitled under this section to the (New Building at Old Stand.)
President which
to Florida
secures sults of investigation or experiments ; benefits of this Act, and having also
in common with all the other States, to indicate from time to time such agricultural experiment stations established 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
( an annual appropriation of $15,000 lines of inquiry U3 to him shall seem by law separate of said colleges -
from the General Government for the most important ; and, in general, to such States shall be authorized -
of furnish such advice and assistance as lo apply benefits to experiments at
purpose maintaining an Agricultural -
j will best promote the purposes of this stations so established, by such States ;
Experiment Station : Act. It shall be the duty of each of and in case any State shall have established Hardware. Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware.
F, r An Act to establish agricultural experi- said stations before under the of House Furnishing Goods, Granite and
annually, on or provisions said Agate Ware. Sash, Doors, Blinds,
ment stations in connection with the the first: day of February, to make to Act of July 2, aforesid, an agricultural Oils. Agricultural Implements,
colleges established in the several the Governor of the State or Territoryin department or experimental ationin Iron and Steel. Rope, Belting,
States under the Provision of an Act which it is located, a full and detailed connection with any university, college Hose and Packing. Pumps,
approved July 2, 1862, md of the report of its operation, including or institution not distinctly an Steam and and Fittings Water, Four Pipe
[I Acts supplemental thereto. a statement of receipts and expendi- agricultural college or school, any Steel Galvanized
:. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the tures, a copy of which report shall be such state shall have established or Fence|IIWire| ,
tI Senate and House of Representativesaf sent to each of said stations, to the shall hereafter establish a separate Mantels,
the United States of America in said Commissioner of Agriculture, and agricultural college or school, which Grates _
Congress assembled, That in order to to the Secretary of the Treasury of the shall have connected therewith an ex-
t aid in acquiring and diffusing among United States. perimental farm or station, the Legis-
the people of the United States useful SEC. 4. That bulletins or reports of lature of such State may apply in
and practical information on subjects progress shall be published at said whole or in part the appropriation by
connected with agriculture, and to stations at least once in I three months ; this Act made, to such separate agri- For
promote ,scientific investigation and one copy of which shall be sent to each cultural: college or school ; and no
I experiment respecting the principlesand newspaper in the States or Territoriesin Legislature shall, by contract, expressor : Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend
application of agricultural science which they are respectfully located, implied, disable itself from so doing. and Boss Plows, Dangler Stoves, Perry
there shall be established, under and to such individuals actually en- SEC. 9. That the grants of moneys &Co's Celebrated Stoves and Ranges,
Southern (St.Louis) White Lead,
direction of th college or colleges, or gaged in farming as may request the authorized by this Act are made sub- Masury's Pure Colors in 011,
agricultural department of colleges, in same, and as far as the maps of the ject to the legislative assent of the Masury's Railroad&Liquid
each State or Territory established, or station will permit Such bulletinsor several States and Territories to the Paints, Fairbanks'
which may hereafter be established in reports, and the annual reports of purpose of said grants : Provided that Standard Scales.
accordance with the provisions of an such stations, shall be transmitted in payments of such installments of the 9
3rT\n\ Roofing Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
Act approved July 2, 1862, entitled the mails of the United States free of appropriation herein made as: shall be- Work to order.PIANOS .
i' "An Act donating public lauds to the charge for postage, under such regula- come due to any Stute before the ad-
I several States and Territories which tions as the Postmaster General may journment of the regular session of its ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
may provide colleges for the benefit of from time to time prescribe.SEC. Legislature meeting next after the
agriculture] and the mechanic arts" or 5. That for the purpose of paying passage of this Act shall be made upon Genuine Bargains.
any of the supplements] of said Act, a the necessary expenses of conduct- the assent of the Governor thereof
department to be known and desig-- ing investigations and experiments duly certified to the Secretary of the .
nated as an "agricultural experiment printing and distributing iBe results as Treasury.SEC. Being Sole Agents In the South for
statement. Provided that in any herein before( prescribed, the sum of 10. Nothing in this Act shall CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, riA
State or Territory in which two col- $15,000 is hereby appropriated to each I h>e held or construed us binding the THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
leges have been or may be so estab- State, to be especially provided for b) United States to continue any pay-
lished, the appropriation hereinafter Congress in the appropriations from ments from the treasury to any or all
made to such State or Territory shall year to year, and to each Territory the States or institutions mentioned in PIANOS,
be equally]] divided between such colleges entitled under the provisions of section this Act, but Congress may, at anytime
unless the Legislature of such eight of this Act, out of. any money amend, suspend or repeal any or
State or Territory shall otherwise di- in_ the Treasury_proceeding_ 1 from_ the all of the provisions of this Act. ORGANS,
sales of public lands, to be pain in .. .
rect.SEC.. 2. That it shall be the object equal quarterly payments on the first We learn that many of our farmers BAY
and duty of said experiment stations day of January, April, July and October and orange growers are planting good PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
to cohduct original researches, or verify in each year to the Treasurer crops, besides a goodly acreage in
experiments on the physiology off o'r other officer duly appointed by the truck for market. W. L. Hopson has Everyone given benefit of our one price system -
t. plants and animals the diseases to government boards of said colleges to planted a number of> cres in tomatoes, terms, and of payment prices ,guaranteed and payment lowest.of freight Easy assumed -
} which they are severally subject, with receive the same, the first payment to cabbage and other vegetables, and will steamboat by us Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
I I the remedies for tho same ; the chemi- be made on the first day of October plant thirty acres in corn and a num-
cal composition of useful plants at their 1887; Provided, however, that out of ber of acres in other field crops. One -
1 different stages of growth ; the comparative the first annual appropriation so received farmer on the south side of Lake Har-
advantages of rotative cropping by any station an amount not ris has fifteen acres in tomatoes, and VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
"1 as pursued under a varying se exceeding one-fifth may be expendedin will begin shipping at a very early CORDEONSand
ries of crops ; the capacity of new. erection, enlargement or repair ofa day. The prospect is that those who
a plants or trees for acclimation ; the building or buildings necessary for have planted for market this year will all kinds of small Instruments offered at
analysis of soils and water ; the chemi- carrying on the work of such station ; reap a rich harvest, owing to the fact lowest logue. prices. Send for our Illustrated cata
cal composition of manures natural and thereafter an amount not exceed- 'that the winter and spring have been
I' or artificial, with experiments designedto ing five per centum may be eo ex- favorable to the growing of early vegetables -
for market. The only draw- ,
test their comparative effects on pended. Artist material.
crops of different Kinds ; the adaptation SEC. 6. That whenever it shall appear back ?is the dry weather ; crops in Picture Frames,
and value of grasses and forage t.. the Secretary of the Treasury, 'ertain localities are suffering for rain. Fine Picture,
plants] the and from annual of Lcesburg Commercial.A .
1. ; composition digestibility an statement receiptsand Fancy Good,
t of the different kinds of food for expenditures of any said stations visit to the groves opposite Pa- Albums, Stationery.We .
domestic animals ; the scientific and that a portion of the preceding annual latka shows that a large crop of the
I economic questions involved in the appropriation remains unexpended, young fruit is now on the trees, and if Music,can Art Have or Fancy you money Goods.In Write anything ua tor in
production of butter and cheese ; and such amount shall be deducted from it does not fall off in considerable prices.
s such other researches and experiments the next succeeding annual appropri- quantities, the trees will be tested to -
bearing directly on the agricultural a ion to such station, in order that the their utmost to bear up the heavy crop
industry of the United States as may amount of money appropriated to any of fruit. The trees have put on a fine
in each case be deemed advisable, having station shall not exceed the amount growth, too, and{ never looked better LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H..

due regard*-* to. the varying. coudi- actually and necessarily required for than now.-Palatka News. SAVANNAH, GA.I :,x



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330 -- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.-; [APRIL 11 1887.

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Important Aids to Learners. S. B. HUBBARD & CO.,


Mason's System of Technical Exercises A"
((12.50)), can be used with atjy Instruction WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PIANOFORTES. *
Book, and is of the hi 'best value and Importance UNEQUALLED IN

t1-Ditson In developing& Co. publish different sets SCHEDULE IN EFFECT:: FELL i. 1667. DEALERS IN Tone, Touch, Workmanship' and Durability

of Piano Studle and Exercises: works of Standard Time,33: minutes slower than Jacksonville Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware, WILLIAM KNABE & CO
Czerny Kohler, Cramer. I lementl, Heller local. //Voa. 204 and 208 West Baltimore Street,Battlmon. i
and others. Hend for lists and prices. Sash, Doors and Blind Paints, I No. 112 Fifth Avenue, New York.
Fairy Fingers ($1.00)), and Young People's From To
Classic ($1.00)), ai collections of easy pieces. Arrive Leave Oils and Tarnishes, Pumps,
and Piano Classics ((11.f 0)), of more difficult Read up. WEST Read down. GKO. F. 1 OI..GROVE4tHouse
pieces, furnish useful practice of good musi No 10 No 2 Nol No9 Lead and Iron Pipes, Sugar
as does Four-Haed Treasure ($2.00)), Piano 1140 a 7 SO p......Jacksonville...... 8 00 a 8 00 p and Ornamental \
Duets. 10 40 a 650 p.........-Baldwin_......... 841 a 402p Mills, Leather and Sign
10 02 a 628p.........Macclenny........9 02 a 431 P
FOR NOTE READING.Koyal 9 55 a 6 23 p..Glen Ht. Mary?... 9 07 a 5 37 p Rubber Belt and PAIN TEIt.

9 35 a 608p..........Sanderson.9 23 a 4 M P l'j
Singer ((60 cts.)is the present popular Special attention given to Frescoing, per
book for singing class also used in High 9 07 a 5 45 p..........< Hustee............ 9 44 a 5 20 p Mill Supplies Hanging G.alning and Boat Tainting ,
Schools and Colleges. Song; Header (Book 1: 8 33 a 519 p.........Lake City.........1010 a 558 P
50 etc. Book*.': 60 cts.,) Is a good practicalnote 8 15 a 505p}' ......-LakeOgden. ......10 23 a 616 P of every description. Fourth Street and Adeline .\ve., Springfield, "
teacher; for common schools.* 7 57 a 452 p........ WelboriL..... .....103.5 6 35 p JA K-ONVILLK.F A.
7 43 a 4 40 p..........Houston.10 46 a 650 p
FOR VOICE TRAINING. 7 27 a 4 Z1 p......... Live Oak.........10 58 a 720p i
6 40 a 4 IA< () p...........Ellaville...........1126 a 755 P A "NEW DEAL"BY Chicago Poultry Letter f
Study Emerson's Vocal Method ($1.50)), 6 01 a 3 26 p..........Madison-.........1201 p 837 p
also practice Seller's Exercises for Male or 521a505a 2 55' p.........Greenville._......12 30 p 915 P IS THE BEST
Female Voices (eac.i $1.2)). 237 p........._A ucilla.-........,.1248p 9!0p Poultry and Live Stock Journal
4 46 a 2 20 p ..._Drlfton_......... 107 P 1005 P
BOOKS MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE. 5 15 a 2 50 135 p 10 as p420a Deere & Company Published. i
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OLIVER DITSON-& CO. Boston. 4-46-a-2-20 p......._...Drlfton-......... 1 07 P 1005 r> Poultry for pleasure and profit. t
<). H. DITSON, A Co., 4 22 a 2 867 New York. 405a330a) 130 p.........-Chaires; ............ 1 58 p 10 17 p227pll50p PER ANNUM
Broadway PRICE 50 CENTS
10> p.....Tallahassee...... Two Horses can do the work of Threa
225a 12 35 a.........-Mid way-......... 2 M p 12 -10 p
140 a 12 09 a.........> Quincy -......... -121: p 140 a
12 48 a 1150 a..... Mt. Pleasant ...... 341p 2 80 a The Chicago Poultry Letter and The Weekly
Junction..... 4 00 380 a Western Fanclei's Review both for$1.35.
1201 p 11 25 a River p A SAYING OF ONETHIRDIN

The me of a good IU.T Carrier and Fork a few houri in a catching ......... 4 on p...... Fernandina ......11 10 a.1222p .-_ Hill;' "'. 47lhHi ,_(:!'.-.'Utn. IIITiE
time may ave many tlmei its cost. At such times, anything thai ..*..*... 2 47 p.........Callahan......... __ T C --
lessen the risk from bad 24 inches ::: : irr 1 16 inches
f11iL&1.I': the faaudllnf of bay weather. 630a 2L5p Jacksonville .. .12p:;' 880p ;

0fJrappG 515a Il 1 13: p........Baldwin.. .. Hup 940p422a ROSS
1250 p....,.....Highland......... 2 15 p 1047p
4 Ota 12:36:\ p ..........Lawtey........... 2 26 p 11 t t5 P
:35: I a 12 15 p ..._ Starke ........... 2 46 p 1127 P

2 55 a 11 :30 a...-...... Waldo -...... 35p.!) 5 30 a
10 35 a 11 05 a........ P'ulrbjmks........ ) H) (n V:) a
91.5a 10iia.Galnesville.: ....... 4lup. 7 30 as'.Oa Mttatm
8 00 a 10 10( a........ Arredondo.. ....... 420p() "
6 SO a 9 :35 a.Archer........... 5'J". 9 :i=i i a ENSILAGEAND
Fork, 5 20 a 9 Oil: a ........ Bruusnn........ 5 20' p 10 3(1( a
Four-Wheel Carrier. 21:' p 7(1M) a......?Cedar Key 7 I 15 I p 1 115 p a M -

.\.rema1l1lraetureAnd.Frletlon.Reyenlbte.fI.-lnt end Rod 2 41 a 120i p........... Waldo _......... 2:o'{ n 1 t'.'!tai a i Fodder Cutters
flay Carriers, Harpoon and Grapple Horse Hay Forks, Pulley*, 207 P 1141 a...... Canlp"Hle112: p 12 40 a Cutters guaranteed to cat faster run
Floor Hookt. etc. Also the celebrated Haltaday Pumping and 1 t.')a 11 :31 a...... Hawthorne....... 331 p !25Sa Three do a variety and better worK
Geared Wind Mtlli Corn Shelters Feed MilK Stalk Cutlers, 12 55 a l Hilt I a.....?..... Cltra ........ ... :351!). p 14Ja; than Itchier, machine greater made. More Boss CUtters In use
Homo Powers Jack, Tanks in Pump all unasulrnert, et-. Seed terrlt for rr.U. .catalogue\; 120.')a II22a..SElverSpring..... 430p450p/ 2:
ud..E.rlI'el..8. WIND rents ENGINE wanted 4 PUMP CO., H.Uux I.., Ill 11-Sp 10 10 a............ Ocala............ 245a3V5a State combined. Cutters especially for Ensi
10 m a 9 43: a.........B.*I1 view......... 517p The greatest plOY InproTimiat the tlaM, order .a lifetime.pDry Fodder Cutter
10 15 a 9 IS a............Oxford?......... 540p 400a and last the
10 00 a 9<8a.S ........Wlldwood?...... 553: p 415 a THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED 12 sizes hand and power.Cutter Largest Factory machines in In the
9 13 a 40 a.........Le(>sburg......... (i U7p27p 4 5J: a world. The largest.,and the only one building cotten
!9 00 a 8a::n a......... Eldorado........ fj 5 'us! a exclusively anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated
AN ANNOUNCEMENT. 830p: 5 15 a..... .....Ta vare ........... 6I.lip 5 30) a WALKING PLOWS Catalogue "A" flOmirea.
7 10 p 6.=)'> a..........Orlando ........ 810 P)1' t a UNtr9J' l b\-R\ i't
'bD & CO. fo
Fernandina and Jacksonville Branch Oar Bock OD EalUap sent ft eto.a trbo name this paper.
,. The Proprietors of the -- ---- -
Arrive Lenve "HEW DEAL" Is lighter In draft and mow -

445p 84.5a..Jacksonville...... 900a 500p) easily bandied than a hand plow, and cuts amore ARE YOU INTERESTED IN POULTRY
Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould 400p 8 12 a.... ... Dnval..... .... 9"=) a 531p32xp uniform farrow.
74Sa.... Han' Rnnd ......10 15a 5.- p THE NEW DEAL" f Is lighter In draft lighter in [Practical POULTRY aT colored BOOK.Plate!,
announce that they are now fully or- 3COp( 725a ... .Fe.n; ndlna.Vithlacoorliee ''A45a ':; :Uilp weight, and lighter in price than a Bulky plow, engravings 100 pp., bei and descriptions of all!
..nlzed and prepared for business, with a and will!do all its work.TBE breeds; how to caponlze; plans for .# I
\ Itianrl lt.'
large and extensive stoca In all departments, HEW DEAL Gang cuts 21 Inches with the poultry bouses; about incubators; 11
and with a Managing Partner of 25 years 0 I 1.17 ;.N.iHTll.,; III 't. Sul': if.Reid draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 60 percent u4 where Mailed to fort.Cent"! and Fowls ';
practical experience PI >riKt, Nurseryman down.' Resul up. in labor. Does all the work of a four- ASSOCIATED FANCIERS.I8'lSol .
and Landscape Gardner. And<< M full start of :{ CnIC. i>>.
practical assistants in all department. :32} 'ipni '' .. .. Catherine. ., JI I "'am more than halt the cost.

The Manager who is a practical landscape 40"nm ......_. umtervlllelo.v> a III TIE "NEW DEAL" Plows are ALL STJUtX,
Gardener of 25 yeais experience will be 5= tel P in Paniisotl'keein"" to a mfi40plII.r insuring greatest strength with lightest weight EVERY FARMERTHE
.. !
pleased to consult with any lady or gentleman Wlldwnod..I.vJOOamt. This is no untried and rickety experiment, and
In regard to the improvement and embellishment Marks Ilram-h. these claims are not made recklessly to attract at- BEST A HIS OWNIs
of their grounds, and will fur- tention. This system is the outgrowth of careful
nish plans nd specifications if desired. GOING NORTH. GOING SOUTH. observation and experiment reaching over a periodof the 9
10;30 a m Lv ... .-... Rt. Marks ... -...Ar 10 05 a m years!, with a rational view of the requirement MILLER
Send your name and address on a postal.1 10 58 a in ...........Wakulla.. ...._.. .* 9 40 a m of the times.
card for new illustrated Catalogues of b"th 1157am ............ Belair ........... 8 4:1: a m to offered CHEAPEST J
superior plows ever ,
departments. Addressl'ENSA.OO 12 15am Ar .........TallahaR'e: ........Lv 8 :30 a m I and They the are most economical any plows ever placed. the
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LA GRKKNHOUSES AND ("a" means a. m. time.cp" means p.m. time.) II I: market. Send for circular. ?
NURSERIES, St. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday, Plow. _
for lliejttbove:
Thursday and Saturday only. StatcAgents; TE '
Pen ar'111., Fla Leaving time in given in every case except ALSO I
where arriving time Is named. #

Trains Jacksonville 1 and 2,7 Branch and 8,run!M and daily.10, and trainson Deere, & :Co's :Steel Pony ?:2and --

Trains: and dally except Rnnda .. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, I
Train I >+n-J i 2 have jullman Palace Ipep.In .
PENNYROYAL PILLS ; (Tars to awl from. New t rl unx.Trains Walking and Plain Culti- WE HAVE HAD
:{t und have through Pullman Kerlinnig vators.ALSO 32 Experience
ENGLISH. Chair and :Slfep UK Cars to and born
Use the nallada Standard Geared Wind Mill. I.X.L .
The and Orlando.
Original Genuine.
Only Corn Sheller and I-X-L Iron Feed Hill aDd do Tour.brll- ;
Ban)and alway*Reliable.Indbpenaabte Beware worthies Imitationa Trains ** and 10 have thr''ugh ,sleeping. cars AGENTS FOR log and grinding at home,thus sating toll and teaminv to and '
&0 .A1.sand Ask your Druggist tor to and from DeKunlnk Springs. from the Grist Mill. This work can be don rain, windy days 1
"c.lelt..te E take.BO other or lactose 4o. For m pl!'. rates etc., apply to Company's Planet Jr. Cultivator) and Garden Tools when outdoor work is suspended on the Farm. The lame Mill
ABM)to us for particular in t ltt r by retvra aU.
S m. cat corn talks,saw wood ran churn and grlnd.atool.l'ump<
AI ME PA Agents, or write to
R.MCChhIe eaterChealealC.<< water,.\eWe .
,PMl.djbf Pa.w. A. o. MACDONELL, Washburn k Moens manufacture the Ilallsdar Standard Geared sad 1
Dnnl.I eTerjwhere. Ask tat "Cklcka. Gen. Pass. & Ticket Atrent Pumping Wind M11KLX.L Cora whelleriu' -LIron
Ns.s- aglfil R PeanjroysU>>Wa. Take no other Jf'. M XN'WKLf.: ';pn Snpt.I BARBED WIRE FENCING.We Feed Mflla, LX.L talk Cutters Hor-e .'"w"r..Jacks.
.I rkFOMVille.Kla.LeConte. Saw Table, Standard H jtn? Tools,conslfting of Anti-Frlctioo,
ReTersibte.Swivel and Rod Uay Carriers. Ilarpnnn an t Ompplo
keep the largest stock of Horse Hay Forks.Pulleys and Floor Hooks. Ala\ a hill line of
Tanks Tank Fixtures and Pumps for Farm.Ornamental.ViU c.
NEUItAST11ENIA AGHICULTUKALIMPLEMENTSIn and Railway pnrpovra. Send for catalogue and pri-".
SEXUAL (Nervous Exhaustion). lifcllable Agent wanted in all unassigned terHtorr.
Causes, Bytnpioms and Treatment. the ttat. U. S. IVLND E5CI5E PUMP CO., Bata n ffl.
with a chapter on JJIKT FOR() TIlE NKRVOU8. : k. IJIB -
By George M. Beard, A. M., M. 1 H.> ail '!': 'M!pi -tFf :- Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspond
Posthumous Manuscript, Edited by A. I). ence solicited. CONSUMPTION.
Rockwell A. M., M. D. of %. Y A timely
volume devoved to genital debility md its relations # 'PEA I bare a pOIIUn remedy for the abortdlsetMbrltaQM
to nervous diseases "It. deserves' a Nure"y., Address thousands of cane of the worst kind and of loDe
wide circulation."-Rev. Joseph Cook. 270 itandlnr hare been cured. In'trd.sostroprlsnirfaitb
pages. Cloth, 92. Ants wanted. The largest grower 01 these p. are from Cut- S. B. HUBBARD & CO. In toother Ita cffleaer.with a that LUABLR I mill e.n.1 IPTATISE TWO BOTTLES on this: dUaaMtoanjiufferer. FREK.
E Pub'r, tin s, buy no other and avoid might. Catalogues Cue rxrr..*aLIII'( O..ddr....
771 Broadway, N. ?, free. Wart THOMPSON,Smithville,era.S Jacksonville,Fla DB.. T.JL W.wCrX W Pearl St..M.w York


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+ mnd"" bMh.I'hllHdHphtrt New York, &JUaa ,fAA BOSTON Forwarding & Commission House.

and between Bunton ANDPHILADELPHIA.
and Saranaab.
Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale by Single
65 to 70 HOURS. .
Box or OarLoad.Other .

Ocean Steamship Company. Pro i :ii.ce .A.ISO.

(Central or 90 'Meridian Time.) All necessary"facilities.handling Orange Strawberry and Vegetable Crop

''Passage Rates between Jacksonville, New. York and Boston Direct. Packages suitable for shipping' the'above' products both made up and In the flat always; on

+ Cabin,&; Steerage;$12.50; Excursion(tetum trip),113.50. band and'for sale; also other Growers'supplies,such as Hoops,Wrapping Paper,etc. '
Tnt Magnificent Steamships of this'Company appointed to sail as follows: Location the best,"viz:

Capt. Kempt.. -....;.....................Friday, April l-lhSOa/m S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF,
i":A.LLAHAtsKKE, Capt Fisher............ Sunday, April 8- l:30p.m JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
aUATTAHOOCUEn, qap''H''O' Daggett............... ..........Tuesday, Apr 1 5- 8Mp."m. Circulars and Stencils on application. -
_,. Clf y OK AUUUUTA> apt J. W. Catharine .....................hridav. April 8-ttOOp.m
NAL"OOCHKE.Capt. Kern pi on..:.Sunday, A"rIUo-7: 0 a.m
TALLAHAWSKE, : Capt. Pfeher. ,......,.. :Tuesday, Apr)112-) 94)p.: m BAY VIEW I NURSERIES.CHOICEST I
mATTAHOOarlEK. Capt. .H.. a,Dave tt.. Friday, April -, )( .
CITY OF ATJUUSfA,tJapt. J.W.Catherine...................... Sunuay 17- :OOm m VARIETIES OF
JNACOOCHKE, Cap''"/Kempton.:........................Tuesday,April.-3:30p.m :
TALLAHASSEE, Capt, .. -Friday, Api 11 2J-&3UpmCM Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
J < HOOCH KB.Capt. N. C.Paggett......,day April 21- ttooa.m ,
C7ITY,OF'AUGU8TA.Capt.J.W. Catharine................. yAAprll i- 7:3tU p.-mIt I Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees Vines and Plants.: 'Trees strong and wen rooted,
AOOOCHEE.Capt. ( 29,IttOO a.m and especially adapted to oath Florica. -
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. An inspection Invited. All Inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent ATM

f .GATE CITY.'t :'Capt.( 'Hedge .:.....:.............::.....::........Thursday, April'7,:at. 5:30 p.'m on application. R. D. HO YT, Kay'View,''HtMsboromrh X.. F a.
CITY OF MACON'Capt. Kettey.............................-.Thursday-April Hat 11:00 M.mfUTY '
A.1'E- ITY 'O J1L. Hedge ....................................Thursday' April 21,at 5:00 p.m WILLIAM BAVENEL, !resident.
OF MACON, Casa Kelley .Thursday,:Apr1128: ,at 7fcOUi..mFOB :
.[These Steamers TUNIATA, Capt. Asklns....................:.............Saturday. April 21230p.m
r Dt't rsOUi, cap. N. K. Bowes .' April 9-7.iOp.m CHARLESTON S. C.
J lTNIATA" Oapt. Alns. .................Saturday, April 16- 1:00: p.m .
t 'DEt340'UG'Oapt. N.'F.' .. April 2- 8:00p.m ,-
JUNIATACapt.Askins..f. ,April'30-li:.0 a.m .
EstablIshed 187O.High ;i:
:'Connecting: with the Savannah, Florida( "and Western Railway '(Wayoro Short Line) j!,,'
-Otter to'the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages U&l1ed'by no other line. -
., .Turough Tlcketa and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North East'and Northwest
Tl'4 Savannah For further particulars apply to
HENRY YONGE:!, Agent, C. O. ANDERSON: Agent, .
t Pier. No.85, North River,New York. City Exchange Building Savannah,Ga.RICHARiaSON Grade Fertilizers.
-& BARNARD, Agent,Savannah. Plot, B..bton.W. .
L.JAMES 5. Agent 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia. .
,: J. U. 'HAS HAG EN, Eastern Agent,l Sav.,Florida& Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y.
For Information and Tickets apply to Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element,
<*.M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats,
'Grade Rice Fertilizer Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.
'" High ,

S OHAMBERLINE. & 00., All Orders Promptly Fille.


Nos.5North Market and 5 Clinton fcts., Boston, lUalli8.

REFERENCES-T.O. H Her, Cashier Fan n ell Hall' National Bang Boston; Richardson & Real Estate
Barnard Boston aid Savannah 8.8.'Co.,Savannah. Ga.; II. C. D ntnnOl1lnesvUle. Agency.
; ) ;
Jacksonville. EDGAR M. GRAHAM, _

'O tmA P"I.V- "1 Lz--r: EI Attorney'at Law Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace

RELIABLE FERTILIZE FOR Bruidentowii, manatee Co., Fla

Oron.e Trees and All Kinds of Vc"ctnblcs. Will buy and sell All kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years' residence In
Natural food for plant-llfe* E specially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. As a
strictly good fertilizer will mid it to his interest to try thhc. It Is not a conc. ntrated practicing Attorney and as County Judge for a number of years,I have had occasion to
chemical fertilizer,but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The etlect is permanent. become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged
,nil these years in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable products
It Price ( In Sacks ) $KOO per Ton. of this semi-tropical section. gives me advantages in the selection.of the various qualities of
Bend for Circulars. 'I.have no.agents. Address lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished. Titles examined and Deeds executed. Information
GEO. HTJTCHINSON furnished. Correspondence solicited.
CTPJN'f't (11 '. FIR NoTE-Braidentown IK situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River about
thlrty-flve miles south ot Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. AdJacent
ORANGES LEMONS are the lovely Terra Cefa! Sarasota and Palma Rola Rays teeming with all kinds offish
'Pomeecran- Valrico. Nurseries. Guatas, ,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building ltf'sll1
att e. Figs, ; Xanana the world with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands where tropical fruits and
Peaches, TROPICAL 'AND SUBTROPICAL. PJne-Apples choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.
b rapes, Avocado P'rs,

Pecans Pear*, Catalogue-Free. 'Anona Acacia, Well Curbing and Chimney Flues

Oriental 1 tiluin:
:Plums andPersimmons W. O. TOUSEY, ('a aadium .# Cheaper and Better than Brick. j
Poinci na,
f :..I1UEtc'Etc. Refiner, HilUborough Co., ,F/n. PALMS Etc. FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental

A'ND.TAKE ,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. li

*rt Address II
:lily Baking Powder :ss E Office b2'''West Bay Rtnxt. ..TACk4JOnvt1Je.'FJa.In ,

,,-F y Circuit Court, Duval County Florida-In
Emblem of purity. Chancery.
booms C.Claiborne")
vs. .V
'-..Abeolute'Parity.aDdJ Strength Guar Betsy Claiborne. ,)
: anteed. :, It appearing by affidavit annexed to com-
I, plalnunt's bill in the above entitled cause,
I.. that the defendant Betsy lalborne,1*a resident
} "-,' < e ol the ounty of took,-in the tate of
.';,ft Illinois; thai she is over the age of twentyone -
'. : '.' .years; it is therefore ordered that the
said Betsy Claiborne do demur or
plead answer
PREPARED ONLY BY MARION C? : to the complainant's bill on or before
: ,1{1; the 2d 'day of May, A.D., 1837: otherwise a
.. The very best and cheapest Fence made. decree pro confesso will be entered against
Straight galvanized telegraph wire which her. '
BEARDSLEE &FAIBLIE. each picket Is firmly riveted. Can be put up It is further ordered that a copy of this.or
very rapid; :and so as not to sag-verv durader be publl bed in the FLORIDA IJI-PA1cU.*
ble. The only fence used by the Boston and once a week for the space thirty day '
: :'Florida Chemical Works_ Albany R. R. Co. Do'not confound it with T.E..BUCKif AN.
r 1 an Inferior article. Clerk ort"'A Circuit Court Uuval Co.'Fla.
For circulars address as above. March 25,1887.
u descriptive ,,
-Jacksonville, Florida 7xs.- _... ::.
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.. .B..EKLDurO, .
President.r Cashier. ORANGE HOME. CLYDE'SNew .


ORAHGX: COUHTT, FLA.. A Beautiful Spot !I. a Healthy Loeatlon.r York, Charleston Florida

Unequalled for Orange Culture and Trucking. STEAMSHIP 1 LINE.
CAPITAL #g>0,000.

On the F. R.A N.M main line 25 miles I
Transact a general Banking business. south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Leesburg. The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON & NEW YORK:
unexcelled.A .
Transportation From;JACKSONVILLE............ .................;..................Every FRIDAY.
Boys and sells Exchange.cashed.HftsYorrespondenta Letters of Credit specialty of Educational Facilities,moral From FERNANDINA..................... .....Every SUNDAY and WEDNESDAY.
home influences, health and reasonable
profits from all agricultural and industrial In connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY. 3

I nail the chief town pursuits. All I ask is a. personal Inspectionof
of Florida,also Seaboard Natltnal Rank au Orange Home and vicinity. From Jacksonville.

Messr C. M.Whitney &Co.. New York. Will sell Real Estate, Groves. BRMTNOL1i: (New).....................................................Friday l\far.\ 25,at 5:00amr
Tn GreatBritain Bank : The Bank of Ireland, Lots Hammock and High Orange Pine Lands.,* CHEROKEE((New)..................................................Friday ArriI J,at fc-Mam;
Royal North America of and Scotland, Rank 'or Britt di 8KMJNOIENew( ),................... ..............................Frfriay. ,April 8,at -Warn
Lnndnn Melville Evans Co Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOTTN CHI-ROKFE (New) ......................... Friday April 15 atlfcSoam) 3
malls, general stores,etc. SEMINOLE (New)..................................... ..............Friday,.April52at fcOOam ;
Core*pondence solicited.. References of the '
From Fernandliia.

Oranges and Lemons! best j, furnished.Don't buy until you write to me. Every Company's Sunday and trains.Wednesday evening on the arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation (

w. C. DODD YEMAMSEE...................8unf1ay.Mar. CITY OF ATLANTA.....Wednesday.Mar.23 .
Consignment sollc!t ed. Liberal advances Orange Home/Sumter Co., Fla.. DP'i.AWAREMundayApr113.: CITY OF COLUMKlA.WednesdayMar.30\ (
,made.' Would be pleaded to correspond with YEMA tF.R..................Bnnda.AprJ110 j CITY OF ATLANTA..WednesdayApr11a ,
parties, dextrine to ship here. The Largest and Most DELAWARE; ....... .........Sunday April 171 CITYOFt'ULUMHIA..WednesdayAprilla:
Complete Establishment Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E.R.,New York every TUESDAY, 1HUR3- : .
Summers* Morrison & Co., South. DAY and SATURDAY,at 3 p. m.

174 South Water St.:Cbicago. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line ar" unsurpassed. Every attention
Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Cnica.T. will be liven business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments irom. New York via. ;
R'n: V. Fnrwell <./ rv>..C'hll"Rvn.IW CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, PIer 29.) East Klver. .
For further information apply

UM Finest la TOM,Btyls,bleb' tad moral N Fernandl a, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla. ;
ap of any ,cocIe 1IIade. Guaranteed for jt&ife 86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan.:;
tor Catalogue.teatlmooUU Mid terms MS*to.
Weaver Oigaa and Plsnn Co*<. t THEO. O. EOER Traffic Manager. WM. P. CLYDE & CO.., Gen.A enf.lJ'!
]I'aotoi7: .fork,PQ Ii !, 3) Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves, Philadelphia,3>, Broadway .Y.; i.

Farmers' ,Wagons and Carts. 60,000 100,000 ,Peach

If you want a first-class!- Wagon or Can OrangeTREES.
Cheap for eall".,call on :

1C. D. ZAIffin, .
Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street I. Orders booked now for Fall delivery of every variety of tree,both frnit and ornamental.

Farm Wagons from............. $35.00 to$12 to Geo. S. Hacker & Son including the best varieties ORANGES and LEMONS; Pcen-To 'Bid well. Honey
Carts and Drays from............ :;. to 1128.0Snowdrift ,
anti 'tJ) varieties S of PEACHES; Kelsey Botankio Masu and otter varieties of JAPAN.;
Poultry Turds, PLUMS; seven varieties JAPAN PERSiMMONS; Wl Adriatic FIGS; Olives, Grape.
KEUKA, PUTNAM Co., FLA. Nut Trees, etc.; Urevilleas, Acacias Poinclauas, Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS (pot.

REV. NOEL B. HAMBlt, Proprietor. Building Material. !grown). .

&-Wrlte for advance prices on orders booked previous to July.1,1887.
Fresh eggs of White Wjnndottes, $100; Office and Warerooms, King, op. Cannon St.
While Plymouth Hocks and White Leghons
((KnxppV) |2.iNi per iltilnir. Packed in newbhpktts Charlefcton, S. C. H. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte Nurseries, .
aro. delivered to Express to.,on Fla.

rcuRETiTsrWbtn I I .

I..,.ear I do not mean atop u...far a FLORIDA I SAVINGS I BANKAND "
lb Whom U May Concern: tin and tlien b.r. them return acJn. I mesa andloil : .
eon. I b...m d.tbe dlaeaae of 1'11":1.EPIU Y or P Au,. ".
Sixty days after the first! publication of this INO SICKNESS a llf-Ioar.Cad,. I warrant my remedy wsure ;
nolle-application will be undo to the Legislature UM wont C M&.. .Because others tare failed to DOIVUOB -
or .lorida for t be pa.rage of a charter for a t BOW ....lyt.C a car. Send! at one for a REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE x
trratlM pd a Free Bottle of my InfalllUe mne"ly. Olf. ,
of UIA MFlorida Fruit
Exclwnge, whereby
KzpicM and PollOfJre. 1rwtsr..dtbingforstrtal '
the capital Mook may be Incr-'as to a sum rod 1.W caN 10. DU.8.Q.BOOT.lUfa4rtttHM.ilPainless > JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
r'gr'eate' th"n Fifty Thousand Dolars; the par Has for sale choice Lots. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects
value or ..11lues t.. be reduced from one bun. Pregnancy and Parturition Pos- Rents and Interest, Negotiates Lo ns,etc. -

Bred duliAIR to Ten Dollars per Hhare; to allow sible. (CO.OOOsoUl.)' {',I I J. f!. nnFlFVy.V' Pro...iH...i.t._f.. O. ilOSHf KR. Trrn. .nrrr. ,,' .
the corporation to purchase and convey ,
such real and personal properly a.* maybe Tokology, by Alice B.Stockham, Ml: P., '
deemed necessary to It* t1t1efulnp8".IDcludln Is a noble book for a noble purpose. Sample SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. .
velilrle of ttanspoitntlon. ; to lease or erect pages f.ep. Cloth.$).00; Mor.i75. I I
buildings f'r btorageoi produce; and Advanceon SANITARY PUBLISHING CO., Chicago. Catalogues, with practical hints to new beginnem/free on application. Our list includes.the .
produce; to manufacture. and sell fuch ,choicest varieties ot the Citrus fa mil v grown. Also,
malerlfls' as may he useful to rrul'.growers
and eurdenTfl,and generally to transact such Ohio Improved Chestm '. II Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our .
Warranted cholera : 'I
business as be 'or.the Interest proof. 4
bel'll and others rrny connected with fruit growing mem '"": Exprett prepaid. Wins 1st ;,:.. stock is one of the largest In the State. Thorule&s and Early Fruiting varieties..
prizes In the States and Fur ..
and klndre-i pursuits and for such other iirn Countries. X weighed '
powers as may be deemed necessary. and 2808 lb.. Send for descrip j U. 'V. PIFTiCE
Lion Indian Sprivgs.! Orange Co.,Fla.
prol'e" 4 '" nnd price of these far I .
GEO.R.FAIRBANKS, GRo H.MORRIS, ous ho r'. also) fowls. Till '" -- t
:P. GRKENI.KtF J. D. MlTCItKL.. L. B. 81LTEK CO., Cletrlamd. O.
.,. ,
T. W. MoORR:!:, M.J. POYI.K, Send (or facts and mention 1 his paper. Deer Island Gardens arid Nurseries.
Board of directors Florida Kiult I t Exchange.
Through Trains with Dining Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees Plants and-.
Jacksonville Fla...February 10, 18)7. Cars, Pullman Palace Sleep. ,
Burlington I ing Cars, Modern coach Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.
Sure connections In Catalogue and Price List>ree,on application to the Manager. AddressA.
i t Depots at Its terminal points.1 I E. C5IAITIPLIN. a
!t I with trains from and to OaklmndllratlgrCo., Fla.
Poultry.W. East West,north and South.
Cheapest, Bcst and 1
C.B.&Q.R.R. Route from Chicago Quickest, Peoria Greenhouse and Bedding* Plants, Palms, Etc.:
W. FENDRICII, or St. Louis to }

Successor to Albert Fries DENVER, ST. PAUL, ,
'Keeps 20 varieties of FurM'd Fowls., SAN FRANCISCO, MINNEAPOLIS Our stock of the above is, most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading' c10.'liellot. >

Yard: hen Road near Moncrlef SprItg. OMAHA, PORTLAND, ORE. very large'quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catah. gue will'. .
Keen for Hatching,12 per dOE P. O. Box Wl. Jacksonville PlA
!?'Mpntlnn T1i'natrh.oP1I0 CITY OF MEXICO ATCHISON. P. J. BEKCKMAW{ ;
w For Tickets Rates,Maps,Ac.,apply to Ticket Agents Fruitlaud Nurseries
Of ,
or address
/and WHISK V HABITS cared conncctlilllnes.H.B.STONE PAUL MORTON, e?>.o pJpntA f'mt\lt\y 1.-a Augusta Gi.Rev' .
Mathotn.withoutpatn. Book. 1st V./.: 0.M. 0.P.& T.A.

.... ...-...,_ .. .. S For a Pronouncing Dictionary containing,,...32,000. word" Jhe:
0pagessend 1/kt.'ln/ stamps to Pntii v LY-D1.a.n.: ps ,


gentlemen desiring pleasant prof. ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., >
liable employment write at once. We want I AGENT FOB FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES

you to handl an article of domestic use that CEO. ft'. BAKER'S PREPARED FOR '
iwontmende itself to everyone at Fight. Tr. and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden
!MTAPLR FI.OUM.. 811likehotrake I. ROTTED BONE MANURE Oranges c Crop,
,Proflis 900 per cent. Families wishing to SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR EACH CROP.

beneflt practice. write economy for particular should for Used their every own Price S2S per Decomposed ton,free on with board Potash.In Jacksonville No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in Manufacture of-these Goods

the round In bonehoM. Rumples of 16 different grades of Jrf'niller.
day price within year reach' of all.every Circulars free pat op by Mr. Baker,ran be teen at the(lets The highest grade rxxfe are te b* t and cheapest.unit these cocida meet th*want. Many-
&geate receive Rample Free. Addreat" man St..JaeUo vWe. years' ten*fln l thmtobeall t.hat.l"claimed for t.b.n.. References c*\n' >e gtven.bat Itisv
.$ :.. ..Ue >tang C... ." Yka_ Eton 9.eenttpfor aataJape. J needless where well known. It can be&nd.btu117I&1d.tba'these are the.tandar>


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