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:
May 2, 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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: Cia.. W :B.C.. Jacksonville; Fla. 2 1887." Elitabll8hed rsas.a. .
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I; Iota ETC Cost Rouses PRIC.E8 THE LO WEST. Real Estate. and Loans. .

Stoves;. Crockery,

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M .f, Lamps, .
ti f' _'YI._ Oil Stoves, ANDCOMPANY Burners Chimne' G.B. 'SON.:

"I '.I. T. .i.-ROCKWOOD'{ ,OUTLER Silver-ware. .. .. .It ...." .
1 ...,%. ."toit. \-. ." .".. :....... : Gas'Fixtures- .. .
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J .t. Table Cutlery,
", ;/;;Oflloe.S2X,West Bay Street, Abell Block, i Gate 'City.Filters, Legitimate 1 lnvestments.Representations .

,; *" .Jacksonville, ,Fla. Fire Dogs* JACKSONVILLE, .. FLA. Dinner, Tea and .. .'. .,

,Sketches furnished and estimates IIven.In Baskets and Wooden-ware: \ I Toilet Sets. Guaranteed.

Z ....S formation free.NELAI -,, '
Particularttentfon. Paid. to Mail'Orders.W.T. .
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*. GROVEc, NUKSEBY.NCBSEBY ., FORBES. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G.PKARCE. J.'B.CHRISTIE:, Attorney. Information cheerfully furnished. ..
: ;STOCK of cbolce.lmported varieties -
"' of ORANGE and LEMONS,'acclimated and ,
t -,tested at Belair. Also, PECAIC TBEES. Applyto W. T. FORBES & 00.,
Donald Houston Belair,or r ,.
T..F. IIUbGINS,-Ageut, Ranford.r .

Florida a Real Estate Exchange! ml Law OMcos; OFFICES: i( 75 Windsor West BayStreet,Alachua,County Jacksonville, ;

HOW .toSkin C'ur .. I Inverness, Hernando County.R. .
N.ELLIS, 0. E. A. E.MCL"Lmm,
ftB .. & Scalp Property Bought and Sold in every County Florida. Arcnltec .

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s' v '". DiseasesWitfj I : Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated Taxes Adjusted and Paid, ELLIS & MCCLURE,

." ;; Titles Examined. Conveyancing- Surveying etc.
the Architects and Civil Engineers,

Send for our "- Real Estate Bulletin." Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildIngs .
Cl1TICl1REMEDIES.\/\ ., of all kinds,Sanitary work eta
W... .T. FORBES & Co. Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, flaSt. .
i ,\\ I.. I P.,U.'80 7SS.' .Jacksonville, ifs.!
: Abefi Block West Street Jacksonville.., Fla.
;JL scaly and pimply diseases of ihe skin, ;
F ;:scalp;. and blood with loss of hnlr,'from: Infancy -' ROCKWELL & KINNE SEVILLE. 4 c \
t to old ,age,are cured ,bj the CUTZCUEAf ,
RlCMEDIEa':. Successors to Nichols, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail This growing town Is-principal; station t ,
the New Blood Purifier
tJTICURA.RESOLVEII'"T, on the J.,T.& K. W. Ry between Palatka and : '
..:disease,cleanses-eustainingdements;the blood and,and perspiration thus remove oft 1 Hardware. Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It la ;
on t he high pine ridge on t le shores of Lake :
:. Oils Guns Ammunition Etc.
tbe'cause, : Saddlery, Louise,and Is surrounded br a fertile and set .
UTICURA, the great Skin. Cure, Instantly
allays, Itching and inflammation.clers the Parties. In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any tied country. It has a confpllete system' ot >.(
skin and scalp of crush,scales an\!sores,and goods they. may'need In our:line. Prices lower than ever. water-works and sewers In Jp.:ration.

restores, the hair. tCUTICUKA 38 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.SETTLERS -HOTEL'SEMI LE-
a SOAP,an exquisite; Skin Beautl- ba '
Contained and h-rooms.
indispensable In treating skin diseases t'ubllo. private ,
: flert 'IB '
'.' I \ baby humors,skin blemishes, chapped AND INVESTORS. billiard Lots and room acre, I for'f j sale on reason' 1'.r" ...
oily skin. CUTICUBA REMEDIES are the
ble terms. Settlers and and|Investors are re .'.
skin beautlners.
ddreas '
visit the town. 4 :
I ---:0; : .. Sold 'everywhere. Price, CDTICURA, Sic; gaesteds COMPANY Seville,Fla-. :
RoAP25c.; RESOLVENT 'Prepared by the SAN PABLO AND, DIEGO BEACH COMPANY. Mason Young President.>S5*Wall Bt; New
r P' .PATTER Ad ass. AND Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for investment Cultivation. York II. H.Mason,Sec.& &,Be
Wsend. for JIow to ''ure kin Diseases' **. Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls. ;
r :, Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan If desired. Address llt.t.: .
T 1TED with' the l loveliest delicacy Is the IAS. M.KREAMEB, President,over-Bank of Jacksonville,or W. II. GRANT Pablo Florida. HUGHES c ; :
C V skin bathed with UTICURA MEDICATED '.: San '

'6 ,t'UP-IU'- t, at andWUISVtr of homo particulnru without, pent pain.ITseured Frea.BOOK I 'MANVILLE, NURSERY Co. Chills j ,

B.U.\\OOLLf\.1J: U.,AtlaUGa. / :
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.tit: -- : Orange. Lemon and .Lime Trees, Peaches,. Pears, ,Plums, Pecans and. ;
Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. ,,.- Catalogue and Price List of 27 sent free. '
: Descriptive pages
Fancy; Poultry. F. S. CONE, Manager, ',ikIt
.will Cure the Most O UnateCasfI.!! j


$Successor to. Albert Fries,. ,' would advise all who Intend. setting Fruit Trees of any or:all kinds that the presentis At- .
i_ Kc et>s"20 varieties of,Ture-bnd Fowls.- the best time of alt the sear While the sun Is low and ground moist and no growth on tED BY : ;0
55 ''fPrus: Shell Road,near:Moncrief Sprlup.. the trees the chances of success are much better than set later in the spring.. R. A. OBJN ONfGJ: '
U K Effits for Hatching,f2 per tloren. \ *or Catalogue send request to : 'lf 1.:1\ :
P.O. Box 381.: FU W.'W. nATVKINS & SON. Prop ,
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:: -THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.' ------ [MAY 2.; 188T.




ta; Acres Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without Ice\
: 3,000,000 Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.'

; t of the Richest Lands in the State..

[f r Representing all the
Ilti The :nc1. .i.-aemo.a..a.: :

'.' Disston In variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons
F Companies: Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc.

$ Kissimmee Land Company
A. H. MANVILLE & co. ,

-'_- -;_ AND lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.
South Florida R R. Co's Lands. \v. N. JUSTICE ,..


.Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,'first-class Pine Land for No.313 NorthWater Street Philadelphia. _
Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for '
range garden purposes. Specialties : SOUTHERN FBUITS AND VEGETABLES.

.. Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale except for small shipments.
(Refer to H.}<'. Dutton&Co.. Bankers,Gainesville Fla.: Mann& Hro., Sumterville, Fla
J.T.Wofford,Fort Mason, F la.: F.C. Austin Orange City r la.; A.C.Osteen Osteen Fla.;.
ran.g: Groves; First National Bank, Camden,N.J.; W.P. Clyde&Co. I rhlladelphla} ; Ocean Steamship! Co.*
Fhlla.Offlce.Hon.Canale Charlgston,S.C.; A.H.Champion, Savannah Ga.
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,.,..,-*! .';:, And Improved Truck Farms.- -

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TOWN.. LOTS IN KISSIMMEE, WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock,is now ready,.
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Price, 15 cents, Postpaid.

Send for Price and Description List.WILLIAM. (Mailed tree to all customers.)
Manatee, Florida

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",.. Refer to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. THE OITRA NURSERIESHaveon

LAKE REGION. hand'and sale a large stock of fine

MORBISON- STAPYLTON' A CO., BAN ICE It 8, Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. .

LEESBUBG, Snmter County, Florida. Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties>> ; weU
Correspo'i dents: AmbUr,Marvin&Stockton,Jacksonville,Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses etc. Send for _
Tew York City; Melville,Evans A Co.,75 Lombard Street;London,England. descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. .
j A general. .Banking business conducted. Accounts opened. for depositors and collectionsnade. W. L.IPSKY Sc; CO., - Citra, If I ar ion Co., Fla.
Money placed on mortgage for investors. .
REAL ESTATE D.EPARTME1\"r.-Correspondents:Stapylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia -
?.0.,Sumter Co. Fla. and 8 Delahay St.,Westminster,London, England. E.H.L'ENGLE. W.A.DELL.
Investors and settlers sre invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.

ESTABLISHED 1H75.!! Safe Deposit Safe.

Open Dally (Sundays and Lesal Holidays: excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. xn>.
GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS Safe Deposit hours 9 5 p.m. .
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, S10, $15 and $20 per Year.

'. .1 I \v. N. BAKER, Cashier. HENRY A. L'ENGLE, Manager. .

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(Successor to J. E. Hart,) HORACE DREW
20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.I ,
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
69 and 61 West Bay Street Jacksonville Florida
.. application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in ,

Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

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

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

!J. E. Tygert: ,& Co.'s Star Brand Fertilizers.Guaranteed Amusements. .

Analysis. flarcvurt's Fla. Fruits and How to liaise Them. New Ed. Revised, En-
larged and fully Illustrated. Cloth.................-.....................................$1.2Su
Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE Moore's Orange Culture, Rev..
Oemler's Truck Farming in the South........................................................ '1.50-
FERTILIZER, .. PURE GROUND BONE Whitner's Gardening in Florida................................................................1-50'(
... POTASHWDE lUll c McClellan's Digest Laws. of Florida................................:.............. ........ 4.00I .
have all the:Maps Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica
NITRATE SODA, KATNIT, ETC. tion. Legal Blanks of every description.PATAPSCO .

-, Prices on application. July 27 tf



PRONT PRESSED BliICK.............l..........................,..........810.00 per 1000
Go FLORIDA .. e..................................:. O.OO Established In:1774.
Lime, Plaster,Lath,Cement,I alr,Fire Fire, Brick, Fire Slabs,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.
The value of flour' depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphate,
of lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our .,
Sold by Seedsmen
are manufactured.Is unequalledlfor: the purity and superior quality of 1U nutritious,;prop
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erties. We make :
For Pamphletaddress;
: Patapaoo Superlative, North Point Family
and other brands.

3 .., ." GrapelDust: t/, F C. A. GAMBRILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, '
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; 32 Commerce streeBalUmar8
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>v} .- Represented. Dy Mr.:JAS.H.BURST,Jacuonville''Fla.;: !" ."a.\
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(Central) Standard ) RAIIaw& .

rtS1 & : ) : TIME CARD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 1886.

0 0 zl Manager, All Trains on this Road are run by Central
,.QZ. Z I iq Standard Time.
: wlineavand arrive dally
: Passenger
G4 d I u 8 San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. as follows: .
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-- Leave Tampa via 8. F. R. R......_. ...... 8:00 p m
= A M Pit PM !, Sanford via J.,T.& K. W........ 1:00: a m

....- ....... _...... : The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon 44 Jacksonville.-................._....w 7:0u: a m
o 10 30 4 40 5 00 {) Fruits. Arrive Jacksonville....._.................-.1ZQQ n'n
3 10.1() 4,48, 510 ,, other Citrus Arrive Waycross.......-....._...... 9:10 a m
4 .... ...... ...... Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro Arrive Savannah......................._....M11:55 a m
6 10 45 ...... 5 15 Arrive Charleston............................... 4:50Jp m
10 1055 458 525 I : : Arrive Richmond......._.............._....... 6:19 a m
L3' 1103 5 03 5 33 ) Guava both the Red and Yel Arrive Washington......._...................11:00 a m
U' 11 tn 506 531S : The' Cattley Arrive Baltimore................................12:18 p m
15; 1112 508 543 ; Arrive Philadelphia...._...............__ 2:47 p m
1811120; 515 552 The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adapted Arrive New York............................_. 5:90p! m
......- ..._ 600 the soil and climate of Florida. Pullman Buffet Cam Tampa to Washington,
1135 526 808 I :: and New York to Tampa.NEW .

...,.. .. 0 ...... ? : (. ::::: : ::: : ? The Japan Plum, 'varieties of the Mulberry ORLEANS EXPBES
11 45 5 84 6 20 Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. Leave Jacksonville.........._............. .. 1:00 a m
1148 ...... 623 Arrive Jacksonville........................... 7:35 p m
115S 5.40 630 1 Catalogue free on application. Leave Callahan......................_............. 73 a m
34 )2 en 550 645 A M. ) Arrive Waycross..................._..._.... .. 9:10 a m
4 12 40 615 7 00 6 00 REFERENCESrovby' & ( "slit-I'r. i Arrive Thomasvllle .........-................. 1:22: p m
44 12 50() ...... PI 6 10 : ( < W. i yle. *an Mnteo: W. J. 'shh. I Arrive Balnbridge................. ...--.... 3:35 p m
\ 108 6 42 6 30 .1aUn \rrive Chattahoochee......................... 4:04 p m
I 120 6 52 6 42 Arrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.1L..iUI0p m
'6 I 113070u 652 1'f) < IirTrV v Itlt4s Vrrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R............ 2:15 a m
1 48 714 710 ) Vrrive New Orleans viaL. &N.R.R... 7:10" m
7 1 68 7 21 7 20) Arrive Albany..................................... 3:42: p m
2 tJ8 7 28 7 30 : Vrrlve Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:21 p m
s: 2'23 7 42 7 53 :: Vrrlve Atlanta via Central R. R.......12:15 a m
IS 93: 2 48 8 02), 8 20 ()() Arrive Chattanooga via W. &A.R.R. 5:55 a m
98 2 58 ..... 8 83 I Vrrive Nashville via N.C.A 8t L R.R1I:45 a m
103 310 8 .I I H 41)) 1 Vrrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R._ &:50 p m
10'' 3 17 8 22'' 850 Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -
)09 8 2. ... 9 ,' and New Orleans via Pensacola. and
)15 340 8 50j) 9 100 ), ) : ()) I'' ,1 Mobile,to and from Jacksonville and Louisville
PM PMI JAM I via Thomisvllle, Atlanta and Nashville,
Flag ttiallons. I and Cincinnati to Jacksonville via Jesu .
2,3 and 6 Dally. No.4 A C. LINE: EXPRESS.
HOOp only at Orlando, !! Leave Jacksonville.............................. 2:05 p m
except Monday. No.3 Arrive Jacksonville.........................._12tfO n'n
Dinner -No. 7 stops at Leave Callahan.................................... 2:47 p m
Trough Tickets sold Leave Chattahoochee... ...... ...............11:30 a m
checked through.Pemberton Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, Leave Thomasvllle.............................1:45 pm
Arrive Waycross................................. 4:40 p m
Ferry I 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V. R.R... 8:28 p m
Hou h Bound I Arrive Jesup......................................... 6:16 p m
Read Down FLORIDA. Arrive Macon via E. T. V. A G. R. R..11:20 p m
-- Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G.R.R. 2:25 a m
m F'st Ac. 'mltbln2'' done In all Its branches. Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V.& G. 8:20 a m
::'" M'I. c.tFt : SAFE WORK Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R.-..._ 6:45 p m
19. 21. : IRON Arrive Savannah........._..... 7:58 p m
'- ..TI) | tAtPN .m Htenril Cutting, hy mall. Arrive Charleston ........._......_......... 1:25 a m
P.M. A.M Arrive Wilmington............................. 8:30 am
U 5.2.5 nn 7.-1(1( Lv I Arrive Richmond. ..._......................... 6:00 p m
1 5...11'' 7.45 .....-..Flt z Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. .. .. ..
: :: Arrive Washington.. ?..... . ..11:00: p m
3 .:35 ...... ..... Trees Arrive New york................................. 6:50 a m
6 ...... .... Bay 100,000 Orange and Lemon Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
10 J.OO 8.20 .....-...- 9.35.. Mir trees are very thrifty, three and four Jacksonville and New York, also Jacksonville
12 F..57 N :30) ......... } ..-.r old ., 1.. I'i ,TI d'ameUrwith to Cincinnati via Jesup.
16 6.10 SJ.C>>,........Dade ':* year old Mi'l. Nur' ..rf- tu...lly a!' .e1.-
:n ti.8() !0.15) ........... () It' to Florida Hiunheni Jblll a.l. amend for EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
32 110.10 ........ : ( : : >4 t.a 102"11(''. ,, ddre I "'!w Leave Jacksonville.............................. 5:00:()() p m
:17 .! .......... ( ,,! r. U. -HTKR..: Manaer.s. Vrrive Jacksonville .-...... 8:55: a in
4't t "1.1' 11I51)) ........ i'F, \ < .....'. t -. nth FIn.. Leave Callahan.................. 5:41 p m
.1'1 7..1, 11.V,2, ........ .. : -- Leave Waycross..............................._ 7:68 p m
61 7.111.25) ........... : ) .eave Gainesville ...............-....._._.... 3:55 p m
57 80111112.10_. !A rrlvp.. \ DR. JOHN BULL'SSIIfl&'STOIIc Leave Lake City. 3:20 p mf
f.eave Live Oak 7:20 p m
ifario\t_ Drive Mobile via L. & N. R. R.......... 2:10 p m
South Bound. I Iteas. Vrrive New Orleans \la L. A: N. R.R. 7:30 p m
Sym Vrrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:05) p m
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PaM. Pas. .. S ; ] arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R...- 2:12 a m
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I Vrrlve Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:30 a m
11. 13. 12. i I vrrive St. Louis via L.& N. K.R......... 7:40 a m
-- FOR THE CURE OF Pullman Buffet tars to and from Jackson-
A M P. M P.II. Lv lme and Louisville via Thomas e, Albany,
11.15 2.10 7.15 0 Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from
11.30 228 7.35 5 ) FEVER and AGUE Itartow and Montgomery via Gainesville.
11.42 2.40 7.50 9, Eagle
11.52 2.55 &aJil2() SAVANNAH EXPRESS.
(15 3.1n 8.1517! ar \ ; Or CHILLS and FEVER Leave Jacksonville................... 8:15 p m
12T Vrrive Jacksonville-............. 6:15 a m #
Leave. Callahan 9:05 p m
TRAIN No. 1-At AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The Vrrlve Callahan................................. 6:25 a m
DeBary-Baya Line of this celebrated medicir f eave Gainesville.............................. 3:55 p m
yule and J. 1. fc K. W. proprietor Vrrive Gainesville ...........................10:05( ) a m
at Hart ow Junction ; justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Leave. Lake City................................- 3:20 p m
at Lakeland with train ; dies ever offered to the public for the SAP Vrrive Lake City.................................10:15 a m
No. 2-At Lakeland CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cutofAgneandFeverorChillsandFeverwhetl Leave. Live Oak.................................... 7:20 p m
at Bartow Junction Arrive Live Oak. ........................6:40 a m
Bartow at Sanford tb Vrrlve Thomasville-........................... 7:15 a m
; He refers to
Bary-Baya Line ; er of short or long standing. Vrrive Albany...................................11:40 a m
and J., T. A K. W. entire Western and Southern country to bef Vrrlve Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:55 p m
Tltusville. him testimony to the truth of the assertio Vrrive Nashville via L.& N. K. R...... 6:55; a m
No.3-Has Pullman that in no case whatever will it fail to cure Vrrive Louisville via L. A N. II R.. 1:57 p m
4 Coaches without thedirectiousarestrictlyfollowedaudcarrieout. Vrrlve (Cincinnati via L. 4 N. R. R... 6:35 p m
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b The prove and develop one of their fruits nates them simply as a variety or licious and edible from the tree, making -

; Orchard i than as many centuries of Mongolian species of citrus fruit from .Japan. a superb and attractive table Iruit.

As we possess arnon: our apples and
has done.
treatment Equally objectionable name(
n pears, varieties which bee .me valuable
Mrs. Berber thinks the KaH i has Japanese Persimmon( and Japan Plum
JAPANESE FRUITS. I only if used for drying or cooking,
been developed by cultivation, from a as compared with Kaki and Loquat. thus it is with the persimmon. The

The Persimmon, Plum, Orange, Lo- I native stock identical with our native Who knows anything of the Chinese Japanese dry this fruit by peeing it

quat and other Fruits of Japan. I persimmon, as our finer apples have Honey mid the Tippun Peach, of the with sharp wooden knives when still
!Jiard, it this dried
drying on strings,
Urrase r Nagatt' Plum ?
Fur recent pomological and horti- : been developed from the crab-apple. fruit is packed into wooden cases,

cultural introductions of value with i It seems to us, however, that the difference I MRS. BERGER'S ESSAY.It tightly covered with a lid, after a short

Hcarcely a single exception, we are indebted in the characteristics of the is from Asia, the cradle of the time the saccharine substance begins
human ace, that all our superior the surface of the
to clothing (
to eastern Asia. Our oriental two are too radical to admit of this appear
varieties of fruits are derived ; and fruit with a white coating.
pears, peaches and plums ; the loquat, conclusion. The writer alludes to the : although the fruits of Japan and Unfortunately,sugary owing to the long transport -

kaki (Japan persimmon), and many of fact that trees can be imported from China are comparatively of recent by sea, the influence ot the salt

our best varieties of citrus finite have Japan at less cost than they can be introduction, they have steadily grownin air has, so far, never allowed us to receive -

been brought hither from China and produced in this country. Our Flor- favor with the horticulturist and dried fruits sent from Japan in
of trees, with him who plants a condition-a mould infesting
grower perfect slight -
Japan. Importations, have been made ida planters should bear in mind in
for well with him who
tree profit as as the same. No doubt home-
from other quarters of the globe with this connection that imported trees for his
plants a tree own use. grown fruit could, with the far supe-
indifferent success, but we do not recalla have thus far succeeded poorly here in The climate of both northern and rior facilities we possess for evapora-

single Japanese fruit that has failedto comparison with those work* d on southern California is very similar to tion, soon be made to excel the foreign

thrive here. The success of our native roots. The spelling of the the climate of northern and southern article, and equal in value the dried
Japan. The soil in Japan as well as figs. The soil most adapted for the
names of the several varieties dill
fruit growing industry rs
unquestionably in our State is to a great extent volcanic planting of the persimmon tree is a
depends largely the development in some instances from that in use both have marked and
upon ; a dry \vgt gravelly clay loam, in a situation neither -
and dissemination of the fruits we here. We follow the print of the seas n. Not sufficient has r ally cometo too dry nor too damp. Free spaceis

have already received from llnse, essay as reported in the Press and our knowledge of the manner of necessary, the tree require s' manur-

countries, anti it is probable that thereare Horticulturist.This growing and imthods of cultivation ing once in winter, or what we consider -
the Japanese gardens, excelling as .ur winter season, after the fruit
many other species and varietiesof essay introduces some confu- they do in the art of grafting and is picked, the manure is best appliedin

great value that remain to be intro sion as to the nomenclature of the propagating. a circular furrow dug on the ground

duced. In the field of ornamental Japan Plum. Are Botankio and Kelsey ;- THE JAPAN PERSIMMON. around the trunk of each tree, the

horticulture have scarcely made a synonyms? Is Botankio properly First in importance> among those trees must he pruned each alternate

beginning in the introduction of new applied to the species, class or strainof fruits which of late years have \\'.-n year in early spring or aut mn. This
is done the by
by Japanese
trees and plants. which the Kelsey and Hattankio are favor with us, is the persimmon. We the branches with the
simply breaking
all know the persimmon indigenous to
Most importers of plants in this varieties ? It is interesting to note hand without using any knife, because
American soil, growing wild in the
in this connection that Mr. Berck-- maintain that the contact with
State are familiar with the name of H. Southern States. Though originally, they

H. Berger, of California, who does! alarg. mans says the Kelsey! Botan, Chabot, in all probability, of the same stock, iron is injurious to the tree.

': business in seeds and plants from Masu and ngfruited have he( same the difference between the American The variety of persimmons are

Japan. Few are aware that this busi general character, while lie describesthe persimmon and its Japanese relation : propagated by grafting, the seed-
is so marked that the most casual ob lings themselves taking years to come
cuss is really conduct d I by Mrs.\ Ber- Botankio as differing in foliageand server would notice it. This differenceis into bearing, and the fruit being invariably -

ger, such is however the ea e. At the fruit from the foregoing.Mrs. assuredly owing to uncultivation on astringent. The best proof t I

recent Fruit Growers' Convention held Berger speaks none too highlyof our part, and, on the other hand, the the growing favor this fruit is attain-

at Riverside, California, under the auspices the Loquat, which is destined to be perfected Japanese persimmon has ing is the increasing demand for the
been and of tree, of which thousands are exported
of the state Board of Horticulture one of the most highly esteemed fruitsin produced by years years and which brought
careful selection of good, and rejectionof every season, are
this talented woman read an interesting this St: te. Its winter blooming worthless varieties, on the part of by us to San Francisco at less cost

: and instructive essay on the habit will, however, confine its culturefor the Japanese, until there are now than home producers would furnish

Fruits of Japan, which we take pleasure ] profit to the southern portion of grown in Japan ovei twenty distinct them, labor in Japan being of so very
and desirable sorts, all of which differ little value. The tree is a rapid
in before readers. the State and
laying our : exceptionally protected
greatly in shape, color, size and qualityas grower, very prolific bearer, highly
Mrs. Berger has a much higher : locations elsewhere. The ''Japs"evidently do our apples and pears ;-some ornamental in appearance formingwith

opinion of the horticultural skill of the still grow it from seed, being oblong, like a long acorn ; oth- its glossy dark green leaves and

Celestials than we entertein. We while we are already beginning to ers flat or round, resembling in shape bright colored fruit a plea-ing ight.It .

have never visited China or Japan, improve it by selection and budding, and color a large red or orange yel- grows straight in pyramidal form,
the wood is valuable of its
on account
low tomato. All the -
ripe persimmons
and admit that although it is of comparatively recent
our impressions it
may are remarkable for being excessive hardness, gaining as grows
be quite erroneous. This people posses introduction. It will be noted that I' harsh and astringent before maturity very, older a black hue like ebony.

certain skill of a stereotyped sort Mrs.\ Berger says the larger size of the I'I but some of them become luscious and I liven reliable varieties of trees, and

B in the training of ornamental plants, so called "Giant Loquat" is due sim- highly autricious when ripe, especiallyafter the proper treatment of same, the per-

t and some effort may have been made ply to its being grown on richer soil. exposure to frost ; others are difficult =: simmon tree will, in a short time, be
to free from their natural austerity considered a necessary adjunct to any
\Ve should like to hear from some of I I
towards the
e improvement of their
and never become edible in a orchard in those latitudes where frostsare
fruits by seed selection and grafting, our nurserymen who have introducedthe raw state even when ripe. It is owiug not heavy enough to kill it; it can

but from the fruits and plants we have "Giant Loquat" on this point. to this very fact that the persimmon, stand in its home from ten to fifteen

seen from these countries, and the ac- By Citrus Japonica our Kumquatis desirable as it is in every way has degrees above zero.
fallen into disfavor with many. Fruits Of the varieties most to be recom-
counts we read, we find nothing to evidently. meant. Just here let us
I of the varieties described above, as mended for table use, i. e., edible from
warrant us in believing that they have enter a protest against the terms Japonica -
i unfit be when have the ripe
being to eaten: raw, tree as soon as are :
anything approaching scientific porno]- and Japanese used as a portionof been put on the market by growers The Hyakume-This fruit is very

ogy, or horticulture. We do not mean the name of trees or plants. Citrus who themselves were ignorant on this large, roundish, oblate; skin vermil-

to disparage their productions in this Japonica is absolutely meaningless, point, and purchased, were pronounced lion red, shows black marks at the end
naturally by the buyers, totally when Has few seeds. Fleshis
as quite ripe.
field, some of which have great value, and, withal confusing. We have
worthless, as indeed th(*v were, before rusty brown, with many purplishdots
but it seems to us that ten of had a dozen different fruits introduced -
years being dried or subjected: to :some other ; it is juicy, very delicious, one of

American* . culture does more to im- under this name, which desig- : process. But many varieties ;are de the best; ripens end of October,

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378 -'SHE FLORIDA DISPATCH.' [MAY 2, 1887.

Kuro Kume This fruit is medium, remarkable size and fine quality, larger The seedless sweets are known in ''I luring} its fruits in spring. The latter

oblate-somewhat, fur.sided( ; skin than those produced by imported seed Japan under many different names I a'e agreeable flavor, shaped like a

bright red, black marks at the end lings or grafted trees. Messrs.\ Storrs They are comprised here under the yellow plum, well worthy a trial and

when ripe, flesh is crisp, rusty, scat & Harrison imported through us very appellation of Mandarin\ range I the attention of orchardists ; is a fine

tered with many black purplish dots, largely the grafted trees. From the Their habit is the same. They are all table fruit, and very desirable for jellies : -

juicy and sweet. Eastern States, as well as the South, equally hardy. and it would be diffi and preserves. Might also be useful -

Dai-Dai i Maru-This fruit is large, very good reports come as to the valueof cult to name any one preferable vari I for evaporation.

oblate, frmr) ) -sided. Skin yellowish the chesnut from Japan. It seems ety. The fruit is certain to find herea No peaches or pears native of Japanare

orange; flesh pale )'ellowjuicy, sweet; that the cold weather of the East does good market, as it combines all the fit to eat. The pear seedlings

has very few seeds.ZenjiAlaru I not injure the tree, but that it flour- qualities of a fine orange-thin rind, make excellent stock for grafting, on

fruit is medium sized, ishes there and bears fine and large few or no seeds, very juicy, agreeable account of their vigorous growth and

round, skin red, marked with black at nuts. The reports from there are unan- flavor. The fruits brought here from being peculiarly free from disease.

the end when quite ripe. This fruit imously the same, and the demand is Japan are rather a poor criterion, as, There i is no fig in Japan, native, the

ripens about middle to end of September increasing largely. Accorded a f fair if picked full. ripe, they might spoilon black and white Ischia, imported from

on the tree, but is not good to eat trial: on the Pacific coast the same maybe the way, if picked unripe they cannot there, being far inferior to the varieties

then; left on the tree until after expo- the verdict, as the tree is extremely be as good as if ripened naturally.Our which we possess: here in the White

sure to frost it becomes sweet, juicy, hardy, and a very young and prolific horticulturist can, in a short myrna, San Pedro, White Adriatic,

one of the best for table use. It is bearer. time, by making a trial on a small White Genoa.

sold abundantly in the Tokio market The many names under which Japanese scale, determine the value of the dif The Chinese Honey peach and Tip-

during the s-ason. plums have been introducedthe ferent varieties and judge for them pOll will in time prove a valuable acquisition -

Yedo-ichi This fruit is large, importation of) some European va- ?elves. to our orchards.

roundish, a little flattened at the stem. rieties as Japanese-have, in some The orange tree from Japan is rather

Skin red, marked with black lines at measure, brought confusion into the hardy, and mature trees can bear :a After the reading of the essay

the end. Flesh rusty brown, purplish chapter ot this fruit. Amongst the frost of twenty-four to twenty-six L. A. Wilcox suggested that the convention -

black dots scattered through it; very best and most valuable is, undoubted. Fahrenheit. Still very young trees coiibidrr the points of Mrs.

juicy and sweet with a delicious rich ly, the one introduced some years ago cannot be said to grow where the Berger's paper, and referred to the

flavor. Ripens in the beginning of by Mr. Kelsey, of Berkely, and named ground is frozen solid from Novembt-r nigh. character of our fruits exhibited

October; one of the very best. This after him. In Japan this variety is until February, as has been asserted.A :i t" New Orleans, making sp cial men-

tree is exceedingly hardy and vigorous ki>f wn as Botankio, of which the Hat- distinct branch of tb*' Japanese tion ''ftlie. pers-imIUOLK-) theieexhibited.Thev '.

and a prolific bearer tankio is a variety. This latter differs orange famih! is the Kin Kan Mikiui coi-ld. be grown sucre fully over

Yemon-+ The fruit is large, round, from the former in nothing except the orange or th* larger portion" ..t t tilt. :State; aud

flattened, four-sided skin color; bloom ; it is, like the Kelsey or Botan CITRUS JAPONICA, we-e ivally a very fine fruit.
; orange I kio thick in flesh small Mr. Kleo of the tact that most
heart-shaped, spoke
flesh pale "ellow, containing hardlyany I a fruit which blends the orange and
fine vinous flavor but whereasthe of the
pit, ; Japanese persimmons were
seeds; it does not lose its astringent lime. There are two distinct varietiesof
Kelsey is covered with a rich, reddish grafted on inferior stock, but that we
qualities naturally. To make it this fruit, one an oblong, the other I
bloom the Hattankio's bloom isypllow. hive better stock which
delicious the ripened astringent fruitis round fruit. They attain the size of a upon to
Both excellent-a fine in the and
are graft European persimmon,
packed in clean casks or tubs covered about a medium sized plum or apricot
shipping; plum, and good for drying, that with it we may expect an improvement
tightly wit I a lid, when in the respectively. The tree is hardy, bear'!
well for table fruit. in the fruit. He had
as as l an
course of ten or fourteen days it is fit extremely young the fruit hanging on
The Urrase round reddish hiea.. that while the would
a large, persimmon
for use. the branches in the greatest profusion.We .
blue of well in all sections it would do
plum, ripening early, a very grow
Haihija-This fruit is very large, had plants fifteen inches t,1twentJfm
finn flavor and better in the humid of
juicy. more portions
pointed, a little flattened at the stem ; :r inches high on which we
The little later than the State. He that it would
Nagate ripens a suggested
skin of a rich deep red color, which counted seventy-six citrus fruits. It
the Urrase shape roundish oblong, be well lo experiment with the Japa-
shows black marks at the end when does not to be a table fruit
bloom red. in Riverside. Didn'tthink
quite ripe ; has fe or no seeds. It greenish though even'eaten raw it has a very nf se oranges
Lastly a yellow, egg-shaped plum, t they would grow of large size,
never becomes sweet naturally when agreeable flavor ; the rind can be eaten
and called Eastern but had excellent in their
sweet juicy, by points
ripe-hut treated like our California with the flesh, being not thicker than
sometimes Mr Wilrox ref rred its
lemons; that is, wrapped or laid be- nursermen Ogon -many the skin of a plum or cherry. It hasa to being a
times In the of deciduous and said that it
Ogden. matter plum nearly tree, -
tween straw for) a time, it H a delicious decided aromatic orange flavor ; thiiflesh .
trees, the various names having caused mijrlit} be grafted on the quince.Mr. .
fruit. It is aloe much used for( drying. is very juicy with the sub-acid
some confusion, make it desirable for( Klee said that the loquat couldhe
Tane-nasbi seedless, owing to its quality of a lime, very cooling and
or the be receive i the but did well
purchaser to sure to grafted on) t quince,
containing no seeds, or very rarely a what stock he wishes to buy. refreshing, containing two seeds. Thi- on its own root. Said the Chinese had
main value of this fruit will be for
few is fruit oblong, point.
a very large better varieties tha those with which
THE JAPANESE ORANGE FAMILY preserving and crystallizing. For this
ed ; skin a high yellowish color. It is we are familiar. This fruit could be

only used for drying, and, together claims to have about forty different purpose it is eminently adapted. It dried like the fig.

with Haihija, one of the best for) that members. All the sweet seedless re is not necessary to take off'the skin on Mr\ Marr, of Lugonia, said the persimmon
of its thinness. Thearoma .
account extreme
purpose.There. semble each other in shape, flavor, and did excellently in the sandy
of the rind with the
are many other varieties of differ but little in size-they never sni) of his neighborhood, bearing freely
acid of the flesh will make it of
the Kaki Fruit of the one
Diospyros or attain more than two to three inchesin and regularly.
Gods-under cultivation in Japan, diameter-but are, on acconnt of the most desirable fruits for preserves Mr.'Hol-es\ thought experience in

which after thorough investigation, their flavor and jellies and crystallized fruit. Mr.
very agreeable juicyness Riverside had demonstrated! the cor
t'' will be worthy of importation and pro highly to be recommended. The Luther Burbank, of Santa Rosa, who rectufss of Mr. Klee's theory, that a ,
of the from this
purchased some trees us
pagation. From Japan comes to us tree in Japan is always grafted near more humid climate was preferable
season cannot speak too highly of
the the root, not two or three feet above for) this fruit, although it fruited satis-
them. It is which will
MAMMOTH\ OR GIANT CHESTNUT, the ground. Its habit and growth is a tree soon factorily here.A .
and stand its merits
BO called from its extraoidinary, size, scrubby or bushy, it reaches a heightof gain known California's on own horti-, .

it being not uncommon for twelve nuts from twelve to fifteen feet when its once among gentleman from Oxford informed
culturists. It does like all
not, Japanese
to weigh one pound. further commendable branches are literally laden with fruit.It .
trees, attain consider- in last \\'' ek that the farmers in his
feature of this tree is its would recommend itself] highly on orange any
able height, its growth being afC'ion' are planting largely this .
very : year
coming to bear when exceedingly account of its fruit not only being

young, four to five years from the seed, very delicious, but also being most desirable bushy with long divergent branches, in cotton) .., c ru, i"i tat -es and other
twelve feet its
and two years from the graft. It is for market purposes. The I ten to being heightitwere farm f {'r"'t. toI.Vhat )s said of Oxford
then that climate
as yet a disputed point which is the large luscious Navel and Riverside our glorious applies to! every other section of Sum-
would it the heavens.
most profitable and best method to oranges command such a high price coax nearer ler c III lit)", and the natural conclusionis

plant and raise this tree. Not being that they are only within the reach of THE LOQUAT JAPONICA, that our farmers will hereafter live

able to speak from personal experience our wealthier classes. It is as an also called Mespilus Japonica, Eryo and keep up their places without

we have to rely on the reportsof orange for the smaller pur.-es that the bothrya Japonica, or Japan Medlar, depending on the orange crop, truck

our customers.Mr. Japan would be invaluable, as it couldbe of which there is only one variety, farms and land sales. In other word,

Wm. Parry. of Riverton, New sold, owing to its smaller size, at some called Giant Loquat, on accountof they are getting down to a safe and

Jersey, a recognized authority on hor- a lower rate. The tree bears very the size of its fruit, which is simply sound financial basis in their opera-

ticultural matters, writes to us under young-we had this fall trees about the result of the richer ground in whichit tions, and a more prosperous time for

date of August 23, 1886, that trees, one and a half feet high which, after is planted. This tree grows to bf 'Sumter county than ever before

grown from nuts imported by us for. the long voyage, arrived with fifteen very large, is evergreen, blooming in enjoyed may reasonably be expected.

him. ., five" years.. ago, bore.oJ. some. nuts. oj rf j jt. or twenty granges." on the. branches. fall towards. the close of the year, ma- -*-Le buTg Commercial.

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MAY fc, 1887.J THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. _._.___. 379Farm

Second, the "south side manufacturing I plus time and money in four or five the growers allow their plantings, after

and C QIfden. companies" p ckages, which make the acres of orange grove, (more if able.) fruiting, to go to grass. Will any

-- ... system possible, hnd to be introduced. Plant vegetables for some money and shade be necessary in this climate ?
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Third, the express companies had tohe but few will find fault with Florida, if E. HOLLISTER.
Shipping Berries in Ventilated worked up to the idea that there was I industrious and energetic. More anon.W. I Tampa, April 18,1887.Strawberries .

Crates. something in the business worth their S. MOORE: I for shipment should be

Mr. Friedlander, of Interlachen, training their agents into fostering ; Hawthorne, April 2>th, 1887. I fully matured and entirely colored.
Putnam Fla. writing Messrs. and their wonderful I "hrag-a-boos" -- It is
county, Cabbage for Five Months. I useless to send green berries into
and false alarms were foisted on the
Pancoast & Griffiths, of Philadelphia, market and do like
they not, some
There is that i is
suspicious shippers by the refrigerator no vegetable : a more
under date of April 18, 1887, gives op rator'R. agents to hold the monopoly general favorite than cabbage, and fruits, ripen up after they are picked.

his experience in shipping berries by they had p088e>-8ed. Of course many ev- ry one who has a few rods of spare They should be gathered as soon as

this system as follows : berry shi ropers have made such mistakes ground can have them fresh from the they reach this point, however, and, in

I year ago this winter I came here as putting in s me dead ripe berries garden for at least five months. This order to make sure of this the vines
which soften and mould have is how worked it About the first
for my health-which, by the way, I ,some we : should be
after the
over daily
have found-and understood that picked immaturely green berries which of last August \'if" composted equal: gone
berry and vegetable growers had would never ripen off the vine, some parts Hick's "Calcined Humus" and berries begin to ripen up rapidly. By

been cheated out of their ha earned I have destroyed the keeping quality of sea island cottonseed meal, with a the refrigerator system the berries are

money by "unscrupulous commissionmen their berried by washing and some by small quantity of cypress ashes. This laid down in New York, or other

in the North," I looked into icing them before expressing. Some compost heap was kept wet enough to Northern markets, in precisely the
that business and made up my mindto have lain over at depots a day. Some prevent "burning" and shoveled over
try to ship berries. I bought the express "rain iwaked" berries which once. On the first of September we same condition as when gathered from

crops of berries at a certain price, to arrive valueless of course etc and so sowed a few cabbage seed of the Win the vines, provided they are sound

be paid on delivery, and I was to take on and yet "all "re not.fool/' as you ningstadt variety in a box containingsome and not over-ripe when started. We

the chances. I was taught by you to see by Friedlander's volunteered re rich earth and sat the box on do not mean to disparage the "venti-

"use the Petersburgh! crates only," marks. His suggestions are new and top of an empty barrel. By this lation" system, with which we are not
and after shipping 5,000 so far I declare worth notice. means the young plants were not
those crates to be a perfect success troubled: \\ith bi'gs or worms. As as familiar ; some information in regard -

if the shippers pack the berries INTENSIVE FARMING. :soon:! as the plants were large enough to this method appears elsewhere

properly and the express companies we set out three short rows ;before do- on this page. ,

do their duty. I have shipped berriesto Irish Potatoes, Corn, Hay and other ing this, however, we made the holes On the clay lands of Alachua and
which were five days on the and in the bottom of each put one
you Crops. Bradford counties the growers set out
and arrived in good condition.I handful of'the compost and mixed it
way Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: their plants during the of
rainy season
with the soil the
snipped some to Chicago and some thoroughly covering
to Peoria, Ill., (to private parties) and They say this is not a farming coun }hole with a thin layer of soil, and ; summer, beginning in June. Whetherthis

all got there in good shape. try-that it won't pay to farm in Flor- then set the plants on that. The cab- would work as well on the sandy

After the dry spell I commenced to ida. Why ? Because" our farmers tryto bage started oil nicely, and were hoed lands of South Florida we are not pre-
plant: "creation ; plant thirty or twice week. 'I he in
a plants
ship all berries to Cincinnati and out young
partd] to It is advantageous
of about 1,000 quarts I have lost only ''brty acres to the mule, use no fertilizr the box were retarded in growth by to say. the established-
or so little that it is a waste of them vater get
about six quarts so far. I expect to only enough to
as early m s possible-
ship until 1st of May. But I will tell ? hat i is used! want of judgment and keep alive. From this box, at inter- .

you the greatest trouble is that people st'tHU in farming/ Though we find vals, we feet out other rows, follow- Cultivating Irish Potatoes.

with small patches are shipping ber- here and there a staunch fellow]) that ing the previous plan of fertilizing.In Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

ries, and when berries are scarce they "is up to snuff," and we find plenty at November we again sowed seed of In for January 17th,
his house. There is one plain, t traightway the Flat Dutch your paper
in makea Early variety, and
cannot pick enough one day to W. P. Horn, by request gives his
and wait out of this"Intens ve Farming"In commenced planting them out in Jau-
shipment, therefore two, method of cultivating Irish
1885 I planted a spot of fair pioe In December the
three or four days before picking, and uary. plants first Florida. I with him in
of course berries from the first day are land in Irish potatoes, manured well, set out were large enough! for the table, but. agree "
point one, "hilling or
berries the second with compost made of muck, stable and whenever we pulled a head every up
too ripe for the of ,, up drawing a considerable quantity of
third and fourth days and spoil. If immure and cottonseed. It produce fa 1 more of the compost was used and earth to the growing plant, and especi-

berries are picked right and every fine crop of good rota toes. I then another young plant put In its place, ally if drouthy weather is at hand. I

day, I will ship them four days distance plowed it tip and run a brush drag and this plan was kept up, so that now tried both plans this season. Those
and guarantee good condition. You over it and let crab grass come ; got our patch has plants in all stages of which wire cultivated without draw-

should never send your stencil to two good crops of hay from it. February growth, from those just set out to ing earth to them stopped growing
1886 I again used same kind of and solid heads. The
than large cabbagewere
anyone who has less one or one when averaging an inch in diameter,
I will compost in drills, three and onehalffeet hoed about once a week and at
and a half acres in berries. try and the vines died during the dry
apart bedded and planted corn the time the showed
to make different arrangements for plants signs of weather in March. Those promptly
next season. I will buy up all berriesI on this, gave it three good workingsand heading we sprinkled around the hilla hilled before showing particular -
gathered fifty five bushels acre small handful of Humo-Chemiciil up any
can in rough state. Then I will effect of the drouth continued to J
have a packing house near those of good heavy corn. It then came up Garden Manure and raked it in. We month and
a longer averaged
places and will have them bring in as in crab grass, from which I gatheredfour have been using cabbage from this grow three times as much to the row and

fast as they pick them, and I will my- tnousand pounds of good hay" per patch since the middle of December, were of good marketable size.
self have the berries assorted and then acre. "This was not a pet spot, but and from all appearances will have Now this i is .
: '.nly a single case, butit
the best shipped and the others sold one well manured for two years. It is some for the next two months. This
was so contradictory to Mr. Horn'stheory
\ here, in home market. I will compel cheaper, and takes less work to makeone plan is recommended only for familyuse that I offer it for what it is
them to pick every day and I will ship hundred bushels of good heavycorn and will abundantly repay for all worth

twice a day. I may be able to ship from two acres in this way thanto time or trouble put on it.-Florida The laud is light hammock plowed
make hundred bushels of
one light,
! 25,000 quarts next season. 1 paid one Agriculturist. .. first last summer, this being the
chaffy corn from five acres the way, ---
far $400 for berries from two
man BO first cultivated *
Strawberry Culture. crop ever upon it.
and have better land in the end. By
acres and am not done yet. It paysto No fertilizer was used ; I consid-
this of farming with all things ue :
raise berries if know how to way
ered the land rich
you enough with-
the farmer is of On 323 Mr. Steele
plant, sure a living- page : gives us
market them.
and the people of Florida must come some good advice as to quality and out. Those hilled up were what a
In transmitting this letter to us condition of the fruit but Northerner would call a satisfactory
to this point. Live at Home By to pay, are
Messrs. Pancoast & Griffiths says : raising their corn, hay, oats, sweet potatoes we to understand that for the distant crop. I did not measure them ac-

"Please bear in mind that your pinders and cassava for stock, Northern markets they are to be well] curately.Manatee, Fla., April W.14,1887.E. ORISCOLL.

humble servants inaugurated the ven- syrup and vegetables for home use, ripened before( starting, or to ripen on I -- -. -.----
tilated crate system of shipping by milk and butter, eggs and chickens, the way ? Another thing: Can the The old fashioned! Snap Dragon is a

express a year ago last middle March ; then oranges and vegetables for) mar- I plants] be propagated successfully to fine, out-door summer flower, but when (
and did it against every conceivable ket as a money crop. Then they are plant as early as July and what are sown in spring they do not flower till

obstacle and objection. First, it was a in shape to live, prosper and be happy. I the conditions for so doing? late. They are best raised from cut-

new idea in Florida, and entirely too Plant no further with any crop "thanto I am now pot-layering plants for I tings and kept over, turning them out

simple for any shipper (our Pancoast where the manure holds on to," :' early planting, but have got to learn I in spring. There are many beautiful

interviewed during the three months let the new comer do this, prepare to if I shall succeed in getting them varieties IIMV)( listed in florists' cata-

he spent in that State,) to believe in. make a living first, then put his sur- through the summer. In Mississippi logues.)



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In[ addition it bears fruit which may the American Garden shows that this plant was published in the American
jiorticulture' prove to) he valuable. is not always true : Gnrden. It w uld doubtless prove a

-.... "We are having beautiful weather ; durable; addition to our gardens and

BY W. C. 8TEELE. The Ipomea Noctiflora. never hav it long otherwise on the fiower beds:

,---- _._- .,...,......... -- ------ -- -- Editor Hortlclture: table land, but on some nights we havea "Are the readers of The Garden
Trees. :;Allow me a brief space to chant the slight white frost ; so you see it is aware of the wonderful beauty of this
fascination of that unique climber the not the most favorable season of the fall-flowering bulb? Here in upper
Though we have an "Arbor Day"in South Carolina it is perfectly hardy,
Ipomea[ Noctiflora or Moon Flower.It year for flowers, although they are always
this State and considerable progresshas [ claims Mexico for its home, but it to be found. In the garden be- but Peter Henderson says it is only

been made in educating the chil takes most kindly to Florida as I can longing to our house is an arbor over half hardy in New York. No matter
dren in this direction by inducing well testify. I planted a single seed, which grows the little yellow rose so how it is, one is well repaid if, at almost -

them to plant trees around the school- given to me by a friend, under the projecting much admired. It has not many flow- any cost of time and labor, he
end of my kitchen. The soil ers on it now, but is full of leaves and succeeds in getting it to bloom.
houses, yet it is a fact that tree plant "It is said to derive the name 'Guernsey -
was dry and sandy although there was flower buds and in about six weekswi
ing, except of fruit trees for profit, some clay mixed with it. The vine 1 be in its glory, covered with thousands lily from the ]legend that a vessel
almost first but little double florets about laden with these bulbs was wrecked on
has been wholly neglected.How made a slow growth at as the of the
advanced it became size of The main the island of Guernsey; being washed
many homes there are where all rainy season more a ten-cent piece.
vigorous. The leaves were much like trunk is about sixteen inches in circumference ashore the bulbs found congenial soil,
the natural growth of timber has been
took root and throve ]
so luxuriantly
the but much from which
i common Morning Glory grow long,
cut off and no attempt made to fill the larJer. The vine finally became rampant graceful branches that cover the ar that they were considered to be nativeto

vacancy except with orange trees. and clambered over the greater bor,of one of which sjme children have the island. Like the amaryllistribe

Orange trees are very beautiful, and I portion of one side of the house. I made a swing. It is entirely without generally they have a decided
know of nothing more so than a large lad paid but little attention to it fora thorns, and is called by several] names season of rest, which with this variety
is from late May to the Middle of September -
when Golden !
time here Butter
long suddenly one evening meaning rose,
tree in full bloom or loaded
orange I was astonished at five or six immense button, etc., but I cannot find its spe- the flower spathe in Septemberand
with golden fruit. Yet mile after saucer like fl.iwers of pearly cific name, BO I do not know if it is to October appearing and fading ere
mile of unbroken' areas of orange whiteness which swayed and noddedin be found in the United States. The the foliage makes its tardyapearance} ,

groves with no other trees in sight 1 the evening wind. They exhaleda foliage is of a dark glossy gre-n, and which thereafter remains fresh and
would become monotonous. How delicate jassamine-like odor that was when in full bloom it is one of the unscathed through our severest win-
very ters. Even the extreme weather of
in its beautiful .
tantalizing evanescent sweetness. most sights you can imagine.It
many towns and villages there are January, 1886, did not seem to harmit.
By sunrise the flower, were faded and has no fragrance. As a general
with miles of sandy streets unprotectedfrom The flowers are a brilliant scarlet,
gone but on the succeeding evening a thing I do not think the perfume of
the broiling heat of a summersun new crop of flowers would gradually the flowers here are as delicate as it is appearing in the sunlight as is sprin-

by a single tree. unfold themselves and again would with you, although: there are some with kled with gold dust, furnished with
steal forth that subtile and aromatic Thereis numerous long rtcurving stamins and
fleeting perfume powerful perfumes.
have visited Tallahassee
All who, ever -
of the famed Evening Glory. another rose bush in the garden that pistil, which make the flower curiously
must have admired the magnificent I[ have frequently taken my chair of has been trained in the form of an open like a great., beautiful spider. In fact,
oaks which line the streets and i an evening and placed it before the vine umbrella; the flower is as ]large as a, in many parts of the South it has no

ornament the yards of the city. Hun and settling on one particular bud jacqueminot, but pure white, shadedto botanical name, but is called by the

dreds of them are the natural growthleft about to open, I would watch the pale lemon color in the center. An- natives Spider; lilyunder which nameI
of this of the other like it wall purchased my bulbs. With. us they
and gradual unfolding giant one growing over a ,
by those who planned city
Morning Glory tribe. It became ex- I am told has had a half-bushel of rusts remain in open ground the entire year,
laid out its streets as monuments to citing and fascinating to watch the picked from it daily for nine months, and in a few years increase from one

their wisdom. Hundreds more, now slow expansion of this chaste and and that it never was without some bulb to a large clump. They are indescribably -

so large as to be easily mistaken for lovely flower. At length the final blossoms. lovely as cut flowers, and

natives, were planted out by the citi- crease would be drawn out and the The great beauty of the roses hereis remain in perfection for six" or eightdays
if when first
flower would present itself to my ad- that they are so vigorous they grow cut open.
zens many yearn ago. of if nota and flourish under treatment that -- - -
miring gaze a thing beauty,
Chestnuts and the Gingko Tree.
A full grown live oak is "a thingof joy forever. On a dark night a yours would scorn. I supple it is
beauty and a joy forever." But dozen or fifteen immense blows would owing to the climate and soil. All Mr. H. G. Hubbard, of Crescent

these trees are of slow growth and startle a stranger on coming suddenly they seem to lequire is enough groundto City, writes us: Salisbuna adiantifolia
needed around the corner of the north end of stand in. It is easy to grow them appears to do well here. I have had
many years are to bring one to the house. The humming birds were from cuttings. I had about two dozen mine only two years, which is hardly

maturity. extremely partial to the flowers and slips of rose, carnations and pelago- long enough for certainty. I have
There are many other trees which would frequent the vine almost every niuma sent me, and I stuck them into never been able to do anything with
beau- from flower flower out of doors and the chestnuts imported from the North,
grow more rapidly, are quite as evening flitting to flower-pots everyone
tiful and have the farther advantageof like feathery sprites. of them is growing. Almost all the and they seem unsuited to this climate..
M. P. ARNOLD. houses in J have a courtyard in the I am trying seedlings of the Spanish
flowers which add to their
bearing Rlchland, Fla., March 30,1887. center,, around the walls of which are planted by myself. :
attractions. The above is a very interesting des- arranged rows of large flower pots. *.-- -

Climbing plants and vines add very cription of a climber which is being Many Mexican ladies take great The Paulownia is a rapid growing

much to the comfort and appearanceof widely advertised by dealers at the pride in their "macetas" (flower pots) I Japan tree, rather coarse; in growthand
home. But these with the and work over them much of the time. foliage, but when it can get a
a even North. They have little jars of water in which chance to stand out by i itself, and develop -
addition of a lawn ahd flower beds are We have lately }had} accounts of the tobacco, coffee, indigo, ashy, etc., are freely on all sides, it is not a bad

not sufficient. Some trees are needed success of two new flowering plants in soaked, and every few days they givea sort of a fellow. Its great redeeming :'

and we trust that the readers of the this State. Are there not others who sp tonful to the plant that needs it. point is its lovely blue flowers which
successful with throw a fragrance around a long dis-
They are especially
DISPATCH will send us accounts of have been experimenting rnd can giveus
carnations, for which they use the tance away. It is, we think, a valua-
their experiments in this line. The the results of their experience ? water in which fresh bones and meat ble timber tree, th< ugh we know of no

umbrella tree is a rapid grower, very Has any one grown Rhodohendrons have been washed. I have never seen American experiments with the wood.

symmetrical and ornamental, it is desirable with any success? Two near relatives such large and finely colored ones as The latest invention is the paper

the chief objection to it being Azalea nudiflora and Kalmia hirsuta, they have here. In the Hacienda of flower pots,according to the Evergreen.

that it is deciduous and the bare limbsin are natives and grow in great profu- Doxicho, where we often visit, is an A great advantage over the ordinarypot
of old-fashioned garden, the paths of is claimed for them in this that
winter are the reverse pictur- and ,.
sion along the water courses,
upon which are bordered with damaskroses
they will not break when plants ,are
esque. the knolls in the flat woods. Proba- or roses of Castile, as they are shipped in them. On the other hand,
The most striking deciduous tree we bly some of the varieties of Rhodo- called. One day last April when I it is claimed that the want of porosity

know of is Prunus Pissardi, the purple- dendron would thrive.-ED. was there it seemed, as we looked at it is against them as compared with the

leaved plum. The foliage is very dark from a distance, as if a rosy cloud had clay pottery in use.
Letter From Mexico. fallen down,it was so filled with flowers.
red and holds its color through the .-.-. Last year some growers exhibited
heat of summer to the very last. It is There is an old saying that "Thereis Guernsey Lily. standard geraniums in Paris, trained -

a very rapid grower and may braise e: no rose without its thorn." The following Nerine Sarnlensis. to a head on single stems, and they

d into almost any desired form, extract from a letter written to The following description of this seemed to strike the popular favor.8O .





MAY 2, 1887.] =THE FLORIDA DISPATCH._. or 3si
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Economizing Labor. i: until next day, when they must be I never soiled. A place, in fact, wherea
rIoIlle Interests. DEAR MRS. HILL: i brought to a boiling heat. Should man cannot walk without doing some

.. It seems to me we should plan to the syrup seem too thin repeat the damage. Such a daintily arranged
BY MRS. E. A. HILL avoid exhaustive labor in the familyas process next day. Seal tight when j home means a place to awfully nice

the warm weather comes on, even very hot. AUNT SALLIE. t tor< common mortals. Dust and dirt
I Ia
Patching.There washing day need be no terror in the I. are necessary evils of our existence,
is no department of know- household wisely managed; of course Virtues of Housekeeping. and as such must be endured. It is
plenty of water' is a necessity, but as As it is the fate of some of the women truly enough to provoke a saint to see
ledge where more ingenuity and skillis that can be had so easily here I take of today to have charge of a house, is a i man in the most indifferent mannerin
needed than in repairing the vari- that for granted.I it not proper that each should under- the world( step across) a floor that

ous articles of house and home use ; suppose I shall shock some fastidious stand the duties entailed by her. posi- has just been scoured. This is not

in fact a thorough mastery of the subject reader by saying that washing is more tion ? done out of meannfSS, it is mere
be classed the "fine easily done towai. l evening in the Housekeeping should soften the thoughtlessness, so kindly remind him
may" among summer, but listen to my plan : When character, and while attending to of his f failing, and, in time, you will
arts. the men or boys come in to dinner let I the wants of others, ?e should learn reap the benefit of* gentle admonitions.
1 In the public schools of many of them get two or three pails of water I patience and charity "That charity Harshness will never have the least

our large cities, lessons in sewing, for you, into this }put one level table that thinketh no evil." I am not one effect upon him, and if by kindness

mending, etc., are being introduced as spoonful of the old;lash ion ed pearline, I of those who think that because a woman you cannot make him understand that
then immerse i he white clothes until has a husband who is inclined to the[ neatness of home is due to hard
as a part of the regular exercises. We after your mid day nap, or otherwise be disagreeable, she should constitute labor on your part, lit is, indeed,"way
read of girls from eight to fifteen in rested, better wait later until it gets herself his meek and humble servant. beyond redemp'ion."Exchange.

Philadelphia and Boston who have cool; then put on a slip and skirt and Yet we all know that there is work to --- --.- ----

regular graded le :sons in needle work ; try them rubbing hard soap on the be done that can only be done by a Recipes.
soiled places, they will come clean with woman, but there i is no necessity to be
also of one young girl of fourteen, a ORANGE BUTTER PUDDING.-Remove -
a i little rubbing; after all are washedout fretting about. How many faces once
all the white skin and seeds
graduate of Cassel in who
put them: to soak in clear water for lovely, how many amiable dispositions
had on exhibition "a piece of wonderful become transformed trom from the peeled oranges (four or five),
the night; then in the morning rinse, entirely constant slice them and stir into the batter,
patching, and a square of darning and put on to boil while you are eating repining at what cannot be made of two large cups flour, two

so perfect that it was impossible to breakfast. helped. small teaspoonfulls of yeast powder,
You can have clothes out on Domestic avocations, if properly en-
tell which was the cloth and your two beaten milk
new eggs, one pint or wa-
the line "as soon as anybody'5 and gaged in, will not injure the doer.
which was the old garment"This ter, pinch of salt, same ot mace, all
Such life affords for
a opportunities
they will look beautifully white if
beaten well. Bake in a buttered dish;
branch of household industry well rinsed, and this division of the excellent discipline, and every woman he boiled two hours in tin
or a
should be taught to our girls, and labor will take away any danger of should make it the aim and purpose of mold.may

they should be expected to take their excessive fatigu as in the old way. her life to attain perfection in her .
. share of the If there are boys in the family anda home. A day for mending, a day for BLACKBERRY PUDDING. pint
off the
family mending good machine, so much the better, washing, another for ironing, for sewing of flour, a pint of warm water, a pinchof
hands of the tired: mother.It let t them work it for you; it is a good and so on, and at once the work salt and a quart of blackberries.
would be a difficult matter to es plan for boys to become accustomed to becomes simplified and less of a hard. Flour your pudding-bag well, and

timate the yearly saving in family expenses "helping mother." By so doing they ship. "Oh dear, to-morrow is wash boil for one hour.TOMATOES .

by the painstaking wife or w'.li. learn how to be helpful and kind day. How I hate it !1" This is a common STEWED WHOLE.-Take
husbands when the time saying, and there is nothing
comes. very fresh
mother who hours and as many tomatoes as are likelyto
spends so
many About the colored clothes. Well I wrong about it, for no one will assert be required, and after the talks are
days in the aggregate, looking after don't do those the same day, I will that washing is an agreeable pastime.Yet removed, place them in a stewpanwith
the rents made by wear and time. tell you my plan for those next time, it must be done, HO it is worse than some finely-chopped onion, salt,
Let this saving be duly appreciated the suds however, ire not wasted as useless to fret over it ; as a consequence: pepper and a few small J piece of but-

and when a new "spring gown" is we wash off our bare floors, or use it every sensible woman should deter- ter. Put the lid on the pan and set it
the it makes the mine to look on the bright side of the
on shrubbery plants
the where the
needed let her feel that she is' justly on stove, contents may
washtub and Make few
grow nicely. More anou. soapsuds. a simmer gently for a quarter of an
entitled to the same for valuable services A. M. good rules and keep them. Determinenot hour. After thn, pour over enough

rendered over and over againto -. --- to put the whole house in disorder I good() brown stock to half cover them.

each member of the household, and .' Women should set up as high a standardfor and make every one miserable, because i When quite soft but not at all broken,
men as men do for women."-Ex.If the clothes must be washed the '
take the and
for the general good of all. out tomatoes arrange
in Florida would
every girl ( act bread baked, etc.
.. them neatly on a very hot dish ;
at once upon the above suggestion Suppose dinner is to be served at a thicken the sauce with a teaspoonfulof

Furniture Covers. they would have the pleasing consciousness certain hour, and dear husband forgetsall flour, mixed to a smooth paste witha
Editor Home Interest.I about it. and arrives in the best of
little cold let it boil
of leaving this world much water; two or
like sister Helen's idea about
humorwhen everything cold. Don'tcry
three minutes after the is I
tidies in the article entitled "Home better for their having lived in it. and scold, but make the best of it. added, then pour it round about (not

Decoration." This is a matter to think about.ED.H. As he is in a lively mood, cold meat over) the tomatoes, and serve with
I. and sauce will not in the least cool his of nice inserted
We were thinking how to make __ .__ finger pieces crisp toast
ardor and he will find much
as enjoy- here and there between the fruit.
covers for our parlor set for summer, Canning Strawberries.Editor ment in the meat as though it were

and we seized 'upon her idea at once; HOME INTERESTS: nice and warm. It is also most probable COCOANUT SouP.-This is an Indian

but instead of pieces from linen pants, It is a fallacy to suppose we cannot t that the stimulating effects of the dish, but is excellent. Scrape or grate
we bought two yards of linen duck, keep fruit here by canning. This can homeward journey are all sufficient fine the inside of two well-ripenod co-
not too coarse, which we got for six- be done if well put up and kept in a without any addition from a "woman's coanuts ; put the scrapings into a
teen cents per yard ; we cut the cover dark, cool or shady place. Of courseit tongue." We all know women who saucepan with two quarts of milk ;
for the little sofa solid, but for the is no saving to use old rubbers for are continually finding fault with some- add a blade of mace; let it simmer

back, and for the rockers we used your cans if the fruit spoils.I thing or other, aud who are never very gently for about half an hour,
pieces in the form of tidies, square, will give you a nice recipe for happy unless there is something to then strain it through a fine sieve ;
oblong, or round to suit the fancy.I preserving strawberries, but they scold about But every such little have ready beaten the yolks of fOUl
drew out threads each way leav- mus!. be sealed to insure preservationhere. worry, every harsh word, every disa- eggs, with a little milk and sufficient
ing squares an inch or over, then we greeable look, makes life harder, and ground rice to thicken the soup ; mix
fringed out the edge. Take a granite or earthen vessel ; but deepens the lines of trouble about into a very smooth batter, which add
When the threads crossed at the never use metal. the eyes and mouth. There are plenty by degrees to the soup ; allow to sim- J
corners it left small holes which For each pound of fruit, washed 1 real troubles to be met with, witho t mer and stir carefully until ready ; n
mother improved by working a button and drained, allow one pound of allowing household cares to become a season with salt and white pepper. '
hole stich around in red cotton. sugar. Put the sugar into the kettle source of torment.A Do not allow to boil, or it will curdle
We feel quite proud of our set of first, allowing a half pint of water to well ordered home and a happy and be spoiled. This soup is made in
furniture covers ; they are quite each pound of sugar. Let it boil 1 one is one of the blessings of earth, India with white stock instead of
pretty and likely to "last all life time." gently and skim until it is clear ; then and it is a blessing easily obtained. milk, but is equally good as a white
Much obliged to sister Helen for drop in the strawberries, gently dip- A well ordered house does not necessarily soup if made as above. Boiled rice,

timely. suggestion. ping the syrup over them, but don't t imply a place where the chairs the grains dry and quite distinct,
ALICE LUPTON. stir them. Now set the kettle aside and tables are never dusty, the floor should be served with it.





EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. Tariff on Oranges.In fruit }however( nill render gluts impossible WORK FOR MAY.

r --- order to get more money for our and_ give us the entire year in
the cold and
Owing to severe
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. oranges we must have a better systemof which to dispose of the truit. I pro
longed drought of early spring, many
marketing, must relieved of the The third factor in this problem, I field and garden crops are backward.

Contents. necessity of selling our fruit at the namely, foreign competition, can be I Preparation and planting usually done

THE OK ARD-Japan Fruit, the Persim- season when there is least demand for and should be met by agitati >H1 and in March has generally been deferred
mon, mOrange, Loquat,and other until April, crowding the work of two
' Fruits *. .377-8 it and must devise some means of suc- concerted action on the part i f the
months into one. If these operations

FARM Ventilated ANI> Crates BDEN-; Intensive Shipping Berries Farming, c ssfully meeting foreign competition.The people of the orange growing regions hive not been finished during the

Irish Potatoes, Corn, Hay and Other. results of the operations of the of the United States. The orange "growing weather" of the past fort

Crops; Cabbage for Five Months; season now closing seemingly indicate production of the United States has night attend to it at once, as May will

Strawberry Culture; Cultivating Irish that little) has been made in increased with wonderful in pr.bablv he a foretaste( of summer-
Potatoes. . .. .. 379 progress
warm, dry and sultry. All delicate
HoHTICUL.TUBK-TreesThe Ipomea Noc- either of these direction Yet a more the last few years. Six years ago it
plants when first set out should be
flora; Letter from M.xico ; Guernsey careful of the situati'' leads us was insignificant as compared with the
Lily; Chestnuts and the Gingko Tree.380HOME survey carefully watered late in the evening,
INTEREST-Patching; Furniture to believe that relief is not far off. importations from the Mediterraneanand and also shaded from the fierce mid-

Covers; Economizing Labor; Canning Those who have had crops large els -where. In 1885 the number day sun.
Strawberries; Virtues of Housekeeping -
; Recipes . .. .. .... 381 enough: to warrant the establishment of oranges and lemons brought into ON THE FARM

EDITOKIAIContents; The Week; Tariffon of agencies at the North to look after the country equaled the entire Florida Cotton if already thinned out to a
Oranges; Work for May. 0 0 .. ...... 382 stand will need
good now only
a light
MARKET REPORTS ... .. . 0 0 0 0 0 o. o. 383 the sale of their fruit, and smaller crop for the previous ten years. Dur-

METEOHLOQICAL .. 0" .._. 0. 383 shippers who have disposed of their ing the season just over, Florida witha surface working with sweep or side
harrow. Keep the surface well
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT . 383 pulverized -
'.0 .0.
POULTRY YARI>-Kennel,Grove and Poul- fruit through private channels, have short crop has produced more oranges and free from weeds and grass.

try Yards ... o. .0 .. ... .0 .. . o. 384 .done fairly well, notwithstanding prevailing than have been imported into the Corn nnd Cane should be plowed

ENTOMOLOGY-Scale Insects,the White or once t>r twice during this month, according -
Cotton Cushion Scale. and the Red I low prices, most growers country during the year, and Florida
Scale of California, the Scale on the to the season and the culture
Orange and the Best Way to Eradicate I have been disapp tinted in the returns and California nearly or quite twiceas

the Same. ... .. 0 ...... .....385-8 they have previously( received. Use a
received. Our fruit must be protectedin many. This relative proportion is old fashioned "turn "
FERTILIZERS--When and How to Ferti- sweep or plow.
lize . . . . . 388 market. One reason why importedfruit due to the rapid increase in the latter Tobacco, when the plants are well

. .
0 .389 is proving such a formidable States, rather than to any diminutionof set, should have the soil stirred lightlyand

competitor is because it is protected by imported fruit. The plain fact i is, all the weeds and sprouts choppedup
The Week. It about the culti-
those who have paid cash for it and we raise all the oranges we need to requires same
(Ending Friday, April 29th.) vation as corn, only it should be more
cannot afford to allow it to be sacri-- adequately supply the home demand. done.
Copious rains fell throughout the lightly
ficed. The average grower cannot Yet owing to the fa, t that this foreign Sweet Potatoes-Set out draws for
State in the week.
early They came du this, it is out of his province, and trade is well established and systematically vines during showery weather, if your
in good time and the growing crops are stand is not already filled. Do not at-
concerted effort to this end has thus carried on, amounting practic-
in fine condition. Strawberries cab. tempt to draw beds or "stick"
up your
far proved abortive, and is likely to ally to a monopoly, the home I product
the unless the is
bage, Irish potatoes and cukes, have plants ground wet.
been going forward liberally. Hammock continue s:. when it is undertaken on is placed at great disadvantage and Keep the ridges clean until the vines

a large scale. It is not in the natureof discriminated against in market, cover them.

Ridge, Alachua county, reportsthe things that agricultural producers although really of superior quality. Peas-Plant Conch peas for a full

shipment of twenty-five hundred should effectively co-operate in the The remedy is in the tariffand shouldbe crop and cow peas to make vines for
barrels of cabbage, fifteen thousand forage() ; it is too early to plant for a
of their but the
marketing products, promptly applied by materially increasing
quarts of strawherries, and ot'er! seed crop of the latter, as they will
agitation incident to such effort often the present inadequate dutyon run too much to vines.
tables in proportion to the 28th
up leads to a correction of the abuse they oranges. Our fruit is certainly Upland Rice-Prepare land and get
inst. From Oxford, Sumter county, to bt fore the 10th of
seek to remedy. The magnitude of entitled to as much consideration ready plant
our correspondent writes that they are June-slight, flat ridges three or four
our orange crop has attracted the at- in the matter of tariff as other
having fine seasons the vegetables not feet apart, six or eight grains in a
I I tention of capitalists, and it is prob- American products, and it is a well bunch foot the
killed by the March\ cold one apart on ridge-
are develop
able that individual enterprise will known fact that the average rate on clean culture until the grain begins to
ing Oats badly hurt
nicely. though undertake the solution of the market- dutiable articles is several times as form-then "lay by."

by the cold and drought, will make ing problem, relieving the grower of high as is now or ever has been im- Forage Orops-Take a small plot of
much more than half The ground make it rich and
a crop. very sow
this burden, and paying him cash for posed on foreign oranges.A .
Pearl millet in drills half dozen
peach and other summer fruits: will -a
his oranges.>> Democratic "tariff for revenue rows fifty feet long will afford all the
fair From
yield a Eustis Or
crop. ,
The storage and preservation of only" would embrace a much higher green forage one animal can consume

ange county, we learn that large shipments fruit is receiving attention throughoutthe duty on oranges than is now levied, during the summer. Also try Kaffircorn

of berries and truck are going "brand, ing sorghum," and milk
country, recent experiments have and furthermore they should bear a
forward, although the growers are not maize in the same way. Prepare to
been very successful, and in many maximum tariff taxation. Such a

realizing satisfactory returns. Gener- cure enough hay to keep your stock
places extensive preparations have duty would not appreciably increasethe through the winter. Try all the new
ally speaking believe
we prices are been made for carrying on this busi- cost to the consumer, but would grasses, but rely mainly upon crabgrass

holding up very well. ness upon a large scale. The bulk of simply substitute home grown for a pea vines, and corn fodder.IN .
General attention has been centered
the Florida crop will always be gathered foreign product, and remove a well THE GARDEN.

throughout the week, uj-on the Legi during November: and December, organized and opposing system, ena- In the market garden the season of
lature in session at Tallahassee. Some and
few growers, especially in the Northern bling those who have invested American planting cultivating is over, and
good work has been done notwith- this month is levoted chiefly to gath-
standing the all-absorbing Senatorial portion of the orange belt, will money, American brains and ering and shipping. Carefully follow

take the risk of total loss from frost American labor in the orange grovesof the instructions of your commission
contest. Bills have been introducedfor
by leaving their fruit on the trees Florida, California, Louisiana and merchant in the matter of handling,

the better protection of fish and after the holidays.In Texas to realize an adequate return packing and shipping; your "truck"

game,to provide for the inspection and must be attractive as well as sound
time doubtless early varieties for their fruit, and deflecting a few
anylasis of fertilizers, to authorize a when it reaches market to command
will be grown where there is dangerof millions into their pockets which now the highest price.In .
of the State
geological to
survey es
tablish of fruit destroying frosts, and late va- go to support lazy Italians and Span- the Home Garden stir the ground
a Department
Agriculture, rieties farther south, but this would iards. Let have tariff
us a tax of at constantly, in order that your spring
to scrub bulls
large prevent, and to establish a State running Railroad at afford a slow remedy for the present least one dollar per box on oranges. vegetables may be able to withstandthe

Commission. It is probable this will necessity of marketing the entire crop ... heats of summer as long as p08 i-

result in some wise laws under most if in the brief space of a few weeks. '1 he Florida should have an Agiicultural and ble. Plant beans.a few tomatoes, egg plant

not all these heads. ability to and the snap Pepper plants can
cheaply store
safely College that teaches agriculture. be set out; they will continue to bear


I ,

MAY 2, 1887.] -=====THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.- 388

until fivsf. Set out collards and\ plant I in the early fall, after the heat of summer PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.
okra and the table
varieties of the
I i is past. The same is true of strawberry The best fertilizer
these you can buy. One
; vegetables thrive all
pea sum- CHAS. W. DACOSTA
Publisher. ton of Cotton seed Hull
plants. We have had no Ashes contains
and will experience --- --- -
he -
the --- -
rrer, main pendence ----- more potash and
-- -- -- --- phosphoric acid than
for. "garden sa s" during the later sum- in growing seedling strawb r- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH four and one-half tons of the average of

mer months. Pumpkins may be ries Will some of our readers kindly In a 21-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, hard wood ashes, or fifteen tons leached
HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATIONand ashes. Send for circular, giving analysisetc.
d. \
plant "dwMuxk\
'nel- inform us on this subject? -ED. HoIr: INTERESTS in FLORIDA. American Oil 18
Company, Broadway -
ons will begin to- run. The ground e Terms of Subscription. New York.

Rhould bo kept clean} and mellow Orange and Vegetable Markets. Two Italians per year, in advance, postpaidto -e-- -
part ot the United States Canada
ahead of the vine*, but d > not handle Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH. <0 lorekn! countries comprised or in Postal: An English officer having been called

t or into rfere with them .otherwise, NEW YOKK, April 28, 1887. Union, Two Dollars and Kitty cents to India wishes to sell his property by
The date when the
t The strawberry vine; will have The following are the market quota- on the Addr ss Label subscription of each paper expires, the is Sumter private sale on Lake Harris, Lane Park,
finished} tions on oranges and vegetables this date: change of which to a Mibsequent dnt becomes county, at once. Lake front,
bearing by the lust ot the receipt for remittance. No other receipt five acres cleared and fenced large five-
Fla. .. .....
Strawberries .
.. perqt 25@ 33 is sent unless .
momn. and if the plants are to) be inferior..... '. 5@ 20 requested.The roomed house furnished or unfurnishedto
Carried through the summer remove Fla. omnsjes* fancy............per. box 5 55!! l 00 subscription paper,is unless stopped previously at expiration renewed.of the be sold; a bargain. Terms on appli-
choice bight 35',@ Ii 00 When a change of address is desired, both cation. CAPTAIN GIRDWOOD.
the runners, top dress the surface/ and Fla. Irish Potatoes prime..per bbl 5 OOi@ 5 50
.. the old and new addresses should be Lane Park
given. Fla.
mulch with fine ..............._ 3(4) (00 ,
straw, or plant a row Fla. Beans, Wax ...............per crate @ 4 50 Remittancesat -- -----e-
of cow peas down) the middles to shade round............ 50 the risk of the sender unless made by
Hat...... ........ I 00 registered letter or by check, express order Wanted.Pasture .
the plants from the summer MID; if the Fla Beets..................?......... 113 75 or postal order, payable to CHAS W. DA- for a Colt for
latter plan is followed the Fla. Cucumbers.................. ,. 00 OSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch, Two-year-old one
% keep grass: Fla. Cabbages................._......per bbl.2 50 3 50 To Advertisers. year. Address W. T. MOSIIEK.
out until the pea vines take ground. Fla. Peas,green..................per crate 1 50@ The DISPATCH is Crescent City, Fla.
Blackberries and huckleberries are Fla. Squash, white.............. h 50@[ JOURNAL OF THE THIS LEADING STATE and AGRICULTURAL has a- --_--A'n
J. D. HASHAGEN.p'ial large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe
now in be dried Wanted.
reason. They can for United States and foreign countrles-
home use or market and the former :+ Dispatch to t FLORIDA DISPATCH: wherever the interest is turned Southward.It A Live and energetic: man wanted to

makes excellent medicinal wine or PHILADELPHIA April 28, 1887. is ONE IN THE OF TilE SOUTH BEST-especially ADVERTISING) for Real MEDIUMS Es-- canvass for one of the leading publications -

cordial. Good demand f for the moderate receipts tate, Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, in Florida. Salary and Commission -
of vegetables; only 3,200 packagesper Hotels and those branches wherein it is desirable given. Address
to roach: winter visitors
steamer this week great variationof
; rapidly
Amonq the large trees stir the soil quality. Cabbage $1.50 to $3.50; permanent population. Jacksonville, Fla.

frequen Iv.I It don't matter whether leas and beans, $L00 to$3.00; tomatoes, Advertising' Rates. .-.-*-<-

plow, sweep, cultivator or harrow is :$3.00() to $4.50; cukes, $3.00 to $4.50; inch SI 00 for per each inch subsequent first insertion insertion.* 50 cents per Fine liana n a Plant

used provided the be potatoes, choice $6.00; poor to medium, Cavendish dwarf habit large bunches
implement run $4.00 Preferred Positions, Text Reading or on Cover: luscious
to $5.00; squash, 75c. ; strawberries fruit. Plants 1 to 2 feet, $15
shallow ; the roots should not be dis sound, 30c. to 50c.PANCOAST. Inch$t.t0 for per each inch subsequent first Insertion Insertion.; 70 cents per. per 100; single plants select 25 cents.

turbed. There is no better way of & GRIFFITHS. 10 per cent. off on :3 months' contracts Oronoco, or Horse Banana $5 per 100.

cultivating and 1 fertilizing old trees Special Dispatch> to FLO it IDA DISPATCH: 30 20 "" "U on 6 12 "" "AI SUKADEK & MESSMORK,

than by mulching the surface with NEW YORK April 28. 1887. Advertisements ou UST be acceptable in .Winter. Haven, Fla.

straw or leaves.In The shipments of vegetables from Flor- EVERY THK FLORIDA respect. DISPATCH is sent free to NORWAY MILLS.TEXAS Oct.
19. 1886.
the young grove, if clean culture ida are not heavy, and, considering the tho e who advertine in it, as long as adver- :Messrs. A. T. SIIALLENBEHGEK Co.

is to h followed, keep the ultivator inferior quality of many of them, pricesare tlsemerr co itinues.Address Rochester, Pa. Gents.-Last spring I

)unning coiihtantly. A better. plan is good. The outlook is favorable for CHAS. W. DACOST; Publisher, procured from you by mail some of your
good Cabbage are selling at $2.50 to Jacksonville, Flort-ll.:
medicine for chills and
to plant some between the fever, and alter
crop $3.50
potatoes $3.00 to 6.00 beans
; ; -- ---- -
that can be returned to t! e soil, thus ,$2.00 to $4.50; cukes, $1.50 to $3.50; way..rly :Mock "'grin. 1 giving believe it a there trial is I am not prepared a medicine to say in that the

utilizing the wastage that would beets, $2.50; squash, 75c. ; tomatoes, Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic world that will do what Shallenberger'spills

otherwise occur ff om the action ot the $3.00 to $4.00; tancy oranges, $5.00 to No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. will do in curing chills and fever.

SUD, air and rains, :and: adding fertility $6.00; russetts, $2.50 to $3.00.G.. S. PALMER.Meteorological. Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, They net'cr fail to cure every case.
made 778 pounds of butter in one year. Yours
from year to Clean culture can --.-----
year. -
Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the A. REEDER..

only be successful when combined with __ Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic'sgrandsire. .
heavy fertilization to make up for. this -0---- Her calf sold for 12000. Pure bred brown leghorns eggs for

constant drain upon the vitality of the -<- I 1 >>->>> : Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a hatching from two yards of carefully mated -
: = :
I 1agw. M ". x Gua \ <: son of Eurotas. No. 2,454-Panic's g. g. birds at $1.50 for 13, $2.50 for 26,
is JO O> O :C 0)
soil.In co .. almsaot 8Ja.V : BROS. $3,00 for 39. A few settings of light
the JUJU I
Nursery budding is the orderof oo 15 ] Tallahassee, Leon County. Fla. brahmas to spare $1,50 per setting.
the day. The trees generally are in z a ------- oc. --.- RUDOLF GETZLAFF.

good condition and the buds taking N ::" .SUPlwUH 00/1.0.;). :: ..:.) .. a.o. Van Epps Howard. Eustis, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla.
42 z Jlap[ t:)Oi 5;jo t
eU. the aual"{ Grove contractor and agent. Land .
\\ Keep trees
growing vigorously 0t4
:> cleared, set with trees and taken
en -- -- orange
----- Thirty-eight thousand of landin
by constantly ttirrillg the soil. CIS acres
care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid.
I.' :::)
Peen to and other early peaches will c. : JlloolaA I :; a'f Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. the Arredoudo grant have just been
--- --- hn
ripen from the middle to the last o atia- 3C placed on the market by the Govern-
this month. Don't pick the former .S oi::: :o. ; I 'p0{):>.UJO{ I :Lr:: :::r' :moo x : 1:2 iv: e ment. The laud lies principally in

until I The E. Mqulie Florida Floral Per- Columbia county, and north from
.they are mature enough to ripen w.:: I Co. will the Flowers
a -- -- -- fumery buy following -
up without the bitter taste of the immature W'.-.' .. I I .: delivered at 45 West Bay St.: Lake City b'fteen thousand acres of
fruit.IN .:a= i I I puul saqouj a1 an ujO q:)",=",! 'o >:W:- Petals of Fra ant Roses of any kind, the land is open to homestead entries,

THE FLOWER CAREEN. IH"8JUIW[ .*(J'8a t: at 15 cents per Ib. and a general rush of business at the
l ,i Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents United States Land office is
"Stir the soil gently around *: ---- I --- ooSo. predicted.

' plants; destroy all weeds. gr.ies, your etc.;; .o. a i I .- 1I"8Q n'8al I ...;_;(c 1) CO c.) ... ._3.... per Ib.Rose. Geranium Leaves and Cuttings, Tuvares Herald.A .
4 water in the c...;;. 0 10 to 12 in. 4 lb.
evening, throwing ;i hand 7. -- --- ;B Q.., long at cents per broom factory has been established
iul of fresh earth or dead] leaves over -:--- t c- II 11 lUUWIUIN I Q: t3Q! I -.:::: Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cents at Peru, in Hiltaborough, coun.y.
i ,
, the watered surface o f j,I. --- QJ per pound.
early uext morn F The proprietor claims that he can ship
Write for Circular full direc-
ing. Roses may now be budded andlayered. Q.rt I t ru.UlI.-OUI". iGYJitir._ __ ___ _b ._;;_0:1...Q; tions for gathering, etc. the broom brush from the North to his

Bulbs of lilies, etc., heavilymulched I e place, manufacture it into brooms and

now may remain in the o I' 'JalaWOJ1IH can=O.c- ;115350000SB t-32-3.'-a' d s...-l Petersburg Express Crates for Straw- sell them for considerable less money

ground till September. Dahlias, i if: -o C) i I( ll1tJ mF'I c I M? :;''r gu: I ti 3> U2ES berries for sale at manufacturers prices. than brooms have ever been retailed

cut manured and I . Consignments of Berries, Oranges another d 1
now, frequentlywatered ) r o I --- .- iQOQ) for in this section, and still make a
I I : : : : : de- fruits and vegetables solicited.
will bloom again early in the u *. .*ti -* Os.- profit. He also informed that broom
o I i .; : .fr* Qi: Send for circulars and stencils.E. us
fall." *o> ; ii AaM BEAN, corn can be successfully grown in this
I .
-- .---- Asparagus and Strawberries.Editor :E I" r.c". J
I, < ClSCIS Jacksonville, Fla.
.:. CIS = :; I .
FLORIDA DISPATCH: I __ 0I e Jas. Caulfield, of the Ironde-
Will you please, through the columnsof I, I I1IIIII: Z Has Not Failed. quoit dairy, has a fine patch of fodder

your valuable paper, tell me whento 4 :Mr. Wm. Paisley, Dobyville, Arkansas corn growing, as we have ever seen

plant strawberry and asparagusseed In sinking a well, Dr, Hammond, writes: "Your Hughes' Tonic having anywhere. It is now nearly waist

in this section of the State. Last of Macon, Hernando county, found a ordered been highly short recommended time since to dozen me, I high and has a rich and rank appear-
month we were suffering from drouth, superior article of pipe clay, suitable bottles soon sold every bottle, one and have ance. Besides this he has a nice plot

but rains have come at last, whichmake for conversion into the finest qualityof yet to hear of a single instance of its fail of Douhra corn which is corning on

the gardens look well again clay pipe,terracotta ornaments, etc.,pat ing to effect a speedy cure of chills andj nicely and will give him four cuttingsthis

JAMES S. LONG. the depth: of thirty-two<,t, au fever." season. This fodder is raised for
.t Tampa, Fla.. X6,1637Asparagus it Prepared by R. A. Robinson & ('o.,
exists in
evidently large amount. Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, Ky. feed for his cows, and soon he will be
seed should be planted) The discovery will soon be utilized. Sold at retail Druggists generally. able to step feeding hay.



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profit as much by this t eatment, as i tiently tried to train them to our steam mill on the premises, which we
Poultry yard. the fowls. I requirements, but, like low orders of use also for grinding shell, rock and :
To each enclosure we station a good i humanity, are not to be depended on. grain also for steaming vegetables \
-. trained dog. Puppies will not do, as "Blood will always tell" in a dog, as and fish, an abundance of which latterwe t''
KENNEL, GROVE AND POUL- their playful and mischievous tenden- well as a chicken, horse or man, although catch in the river almost at our
TRY YARDS. cies lead them to annoy the poultry, we find a cross between our bull door. all) making excellent poultry )
break the eggs, and get into mischief dogs and bloodhounds valuable for food. We nail the lath close together,
NUMBER t 1::. generally, but with a few timely sug tracking up and catching our stray but do not lap them, our object being;
How we Construct our Yards-Movable Poul- gestions enforced by the whip, if nece-j- cattle and hogs, as well as for killingany to have the roof sufficiently close to !
try Houses or Coops-Prevent Disease, and essary as to deportment, at six months predatory wild animals which will protect them from sun and beating j
Form our Poultry Dogs, and Fruit Trees' of age a good setter or bull terrier will furnish us with teed or dog meat, and rain, and yet get sufficiently drenched
into a Co-operative Association and Mutual learn to behave himself with discretion in the shooting season contributing essentially at edges ot lath and underneath to pre-
Admiration Society in Which" all "Laughand making company and pets of hia to) our "sp:>rts by flood and vent insect pests from harboring there,
Grow Fat Tjgether. feathered associates, protect them from field/' as many small, white, glistening as they would in a perfectly tight roof.
We .have, received the best general marauders and raise a perfect bedlam bones \\ild-eat, coon, fox, alligatorand Then to every particle of woodworkwe
results from a large number of fowls, of barking protest when a hawk, buz other"varmints" strewn under the apply with a brush, a good coatingof
by dividing up the area of our groves zard or eagle hovers over the yards, orange trees in the poultry runs bear coal tar, which effectually closes t
into yards of an acre or more, with while our white Spanish pigeons dart testimony.In the pores of the wood and gives no
spaces between the orange trees, set lightning like through the air bewil- poultry, as in dogs, we find it encouragement to insects to breed
out with guava and mulberry trees of dering their feathered' enemy until he pays the best to use the best that we therein. We h'+ve trie whitewash p
the early and late bearing varieties turns on them in pursuit, while they can purchase, as they give us better with kerosene, carbolic acid, whale oil
which furnish the fowls with\ much invariably lead him on rapid flight i returns in the end, as well as provingmore soap, etc., bu have never found any-
cooling and nealthful dessert, after away from their lofts and poultry satisfactory in the present. We thing as effective as a good coating of
meals of meat, fish, grain and wheat- yards, returning at their leisure after have no use for mongrels, althoughsome coal, tar, which, if properly applied,
bran with an occasional supplementof the pirate bird has given up the cnase. hirds, like the Plymouth Rocks \\illieave a bard, black polished coat-
boiled sweet potatoes and Florida We may alto remark en passant, that and Wyandottes, are deservedly popu- ing that will not rub off or soil the
pumpkins, as a staple article of food. our white carrier pigeous never alight lar, :j.nd are very good birds; but the hands, after it has perfectly dried.
We usally apportion about, seventy- on any building except on the one I best of them will occasionally "throw During the season when "Northers"
five fowls to each yard except such as containing the loft, although there are back" to their remote ancestry, and prevail, we have our grain sacks ripped
are devoted exclusively to the production eleven farm buildings on the place in come out with feathered legs and plumage open, sewed together, and tacked on
of eggs for breeding purposes, in near proximity to where the pigeons condemned in the American stand- 'three sides.of each coop. This breaks
their breeding yards which are some- nest, therefore the usual objection to ard of excellence. We are very par- the force of wind and rain, but does
what smaller and through the middle ordinary pigeons perching on ticular about our Plymouth Rocks not add materially to the weight, whichis
of each runs a small stream of cool, houses where cisterns are usedis and Wyandottes to breed from the an important consideration in movable -
pure water from a flowing spring near entirely obviated. We never feed very best kinds obtainable, yet we coops, while the dew and rain dampens -
by ; we place about ten of the very these pigeons, as they obtain most of have to condemn a good many chicks the burlaps sufficiently discourage
best females we can raise or purchase their food( from the beach and from and cull unsparingly, and even their their occupancy by mites and fleas. In
from breeders who have a reputationto pine mast in the adjoining woods, ex- eggs often produce) birds favoring the mosquito season w<' remove the
maintain. To the e we mate a cept a few petty thefts of grain from sometimes the Cochin and sometimesthe burlaps and give the fowls a free circulation -
hardy, vigorous male bird, in no way the poultry, giving us au abundance Hamburg ancestry. of air as in close coops, mos
related to the females, and not less of fine fat squabs, furnishing also a Langshans, Cochins, Brahmas, as quitoes will cause the fowls great suffering
than one year of age. This is neces- large amount of excellent fertilizing well as all the breeds of Asiatics; if and annoyance.Two .
sary to insure hardy and vigorous material and bringing in many a nec- fed with alert, combative birds, like men easily move their crops
progeny, with which to recruit our essary dollar to replace what the commission the Polands, Spanish, Leghorns and about ten feet every few days, which
yards, where eggs are produced for merchants and transportation Games, will invariably have to take gives fresh earth for the fowls and
market purposes, we prefer*to have no companies steal from us when we en- the share that fell to Lazarus when he distributes the fertilizing materialmore
males in the yards with laying birds. trust them with our fruit dined with the rich man, and will, evenly among the fruit trees.
The following observations apply While speaking of transportation perforce, grow lean and humble by Twelve years ago when we first
especially to our general yards, but charges, we will mention one instance the operation ; while the more active commenced to keep poulty in Florida,
our breeding yards receive similar which occured to us a few weeks ago, birds will often suffer from a plethoraof we tried it on the Massachusetts prin-
attention but more of our personal when, needing some fresh male birds, good living, for in this climate we ciple with tight roofs, stationary fowl
supervision.In we ordered eight from Mr.T. !M. Lud- do not consider it judicious to keep houses, stationary nest boxes of wood,
each inclosure of seventyfivefowls low, the veteran and reliable poultry food constantly before our fowls, espe- (as we observe are now frequently ad-
we place three movable coops, breeder Yonkers, N. Y. The birds cially when green provender is grownin vised for this State,) and vowed we
assigning about twenty-five birds to came nicely enclosed in cauvas-covered their runs or yards. Should too would] never have a chicken again on
each, and when they do not belong to coons,birds and coops weighing many fowls perch in one coop, or the premises, but fresh eggs and fat
the non-setting varieties, we use a inside of one hundred "pt.unds( and express should they prefer the small trees fora broilers could not be purchased at the
fourth coop in which to confine such charges from New York amounted roosting place, we shut them up fora local market, and we tried again on
as show a disposition to set until the to $22.90, which we paid under week or so in the coop we would what was a new principle; well
inclination has ceased. protest. The express companies are have them use, and on being released we bought our experience, and have
We enclose our poultry yards with usually very reasonable and reliablein they almost invariably adopt that par- tried to profit by it. We don't intendto
"six foot" high, two inch mesh, num their changes on packages from ticular coop as their future home. advise any one in this matter, but
ber nineteen, galvanized poultry wire this to other points in this State and Thesemovable coops we make as fol- offer your readers the experience we \a.
netting, stapled to sound light wood, the South, but on poultry from the lows : have gained through considerable "
posts set eight feet apart with a strandof North they bleed us fearfu ly by their Upon a frame of 1x2 inch lumber, mortification and pecuniary loss, not
thick set galvanized barbed wire extortionate chargesIn four feet high, six f feet wide, and from to say anything about loss of patience, I
trenched in the ground under the net- our portion of the :State; we could eight t>>> ten feet long, we staple stand- temper, etc., when on entering one of ,
ting about two inches below the base, not make poultry keeping profitable ard galvanized poultry wire four feet eur old fashioned "hen houses" to
which should be drawn down and without the assistance of our dogs, high, two inch mesh, leaving a door oemrge finding crawling mites, and-
wired securely to the strand of barbed which must be of intelligent breeds. above and covered with same material.At ugh we would then emphatirally
wire. This assists to restrain animals After experimenting considerably dur a distance of three feet from the s-decide, that we would never have
from burrowing under the netting.At ing the past twelve years we have ground we place two lateral perches of such a thing as a chicken or anythingof
the top of the netting we draw found the swall-sized English or Lav- 1*x2 inch lumber with corners slightly the poultry kind on our premises
taut another strand of wire to prevent erack setter and the Irish bull dog or beveled and braced in centre of coop. again, but with movable coops, plentyof
injury to netting when cultiva- bull terrier the best for poultry dogs, These we place on each side of the lime on the ground, coal 1, tar
ting the yards, which should be doneas as they are hardy,*healthy, staunch door to facilitate entrance and egress on nest boxes, coops and fowl houses,
often as the natural vegetation loses and reliable, and can easily be taughtto when taking birds from roosts. We with a lump ofasafedita and brimstonein
its tender succulent quality, unfitting do anything but talk English, although use no floor, leaving the sills of coopsto drinking troughs we have changedour
it for poultry food. By spreading when they think their feathered rest on the ground. From the cen mind, and laugh to see dogs, ducks,
over the ground a liberal supply of friends are in danger they quickly tre of coop we raise a ridge pole of geese, turkeys and pigeons "all hands
ground oyster shell, granulated rock communicate the fact and call loudly 1x2 inch lumber to the height of round !" helping each other to laugh
and bone'sowing oats or rye in the for the "man with the gun." Mongrel about two feet above the upper frame and grow fat as they assist us wonder-
yards and harrowing it in, the busy feet or cur dogs arc no good, are igno. work, corresponding with the plates ofa fully in making our grove on the
of the occupants will keep the ground rant, hard-headed and totally unr lia- building. Upon this we nail lathor white sand of the river's high bluff, II
constantly stirred and the trees will ble. We have in former times pa- one-half inch slats,sawed in a small for no better auxiliaries in the success38i -


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ful cultivation of an orange grove on So far as they can be changed, how- 1875, being based upon the single species of mites nr.t yet carefully studied.Of .
poor high and dry pine land can be ever, and with a view of inducing unanimity Icerya sacchari (Guerin), which true parasites, none have hitherto -
found than our assistants' herein in the adoption of a single lives on sugar cane in the island of been reported, whether in Australia,
mentioned A. J. A. name, it would be better to reject all Bourbon. This species and the one Africa or America, but I am clad to
Manatee.VillaZanza Fla. Poultry Yards and Kennels, these names, and call it the fluted we are now dealing with, are the only announce that two specimens of a

scale. There are many Australian two species of the genus, and the diagnosis minute chalcid fly have been bred by
bugs, and many white scales, some of as given by Signoret, and subsequently me from specimens around Los Angeles -
which, belonging to the genus Pulvi elaborated by Maskell of New and will be described by Mr.
Entomology. uaria, equally deserve that cognomen. 'i Zealand: is incomplete, and does not include Howard who makes a specialty of the
i Cottony cushion scale is both too long: the characteristics of the male. family, under the name of Isodromus

SCALE INSECTS. to be acceptable and would likewise In the report already alluded to, I Icerv e.
apply to the species of the last genus, 1 have given a very full characterization 1 he gepus is new to our fauna, and
The White whereas no scale insect injurious to of the species and in all condition the probability is that it was introduced
or Cottony fruit or other trees, at present existing t and stages, but the only facts from Australia with its host.
Scale, and the Bed Scale of Cal- in this country, secretes its white, t that I need draw attention to on this
ifornia. The Scale on the Or- waxy matter in such a perfectly fluted occasion are, first, that the female un- PREVENTIVE MEASURES.
ange and the best way of mass as this. The generic term, Icerya, (dergoes three moults, and the male Most of the members of this societyare

eradicating the same. if once popularized like geranium, l two; i. e.each has one more stage than doubtless aware that for some five

% One of, the specially interesting feat- philloxera, etc., has the advantage of ]has hitherto been recognized by entomologists years I was conducting a series of very
careful experiments with a view t f
ures of the recent Fruit Growers Convention brevity and still greater accuracy. i and observers ; secondly, other
scale insects
I 1 that it differs from all other membersof controling the
at Riverside, Cat! was the ad- GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION. insect that injuriously affect the
its Coccid in its extended pests
family ( ),
dresss of Prof. C. V. Riley, Eutomolo. Historical evidence all points to orange trees in Florida. This work
of locomotion in of its
Australia the home of this 1 powers
as original the instrumen-
gist of the United States Departmentof was carried on through
in its extreme hardiness or
insect and its introduction stages ;
from Aus- tality of Mr. H. G. Hubbard, and the
Agriculture.A of surviving for a given period
j tralia to New Zealand, Cape Town, power
department has published a special report -
few since Prof. without food, and in its polyphagoushabit
years Riley visited South Africa and California. Nothing prepared by him upon this sub-
the with which it
or ease accommodates -
Florida to investigate our insect pests was known 01 published upon the itself ject. All that is said in that reportin
and has for some years maintained' species prior to the seventh decade of These to so the great three a varietyof char- reference to the value of preventive
this century, and it seems to have first plants. are the scale insects of
here of measures against
a which.
experiments which
system attracted attention almost simultaneously acteristics most concern you as
have resulted in giving us the most efficient in Australia, Africa and Amer- fruit growers, and which make it one with that part of force our here country in California.The apply.
remedies known for ica The evidence whether of the most difficult species to contend
eradicating. as to it is value of cleanliness;of thorough
the scale. insects. More recently, the indigenous io Australia or New Zealand )- with. cultivation; of p. uning judiciously so
or to both, is not yet satisfactory.The MODE OF SPREAD AND DISTRIBUTION. and
Professor', has made the injurious and' as to get rid of all dead wood to
beneficial I insects of the Pacific coast u first personal knowledge which I All young scale insects are quite active open the top of the trees to t the light
had of it was from specimens sent to when they first hatch, and most and to the sun, :md to facilitate the
special study. The ravages of insectsare I me in 1872 by Mr. R. H. Stretch, then of them at this time are extremely spraying of the trees, need scarcely be

seldom as severe as the utterances living at San r raucisco, and all the small, and when very thick upon a emphasized. There may be some difference :

entomologists would lead persons evidence points to its introduction into tree, instinctively, or at least very of opinion as to the value of

unacquainted with >he practical bearings California by the late George Gordon, easily, drop from the terminal twigs pruning, while different kinds of prun-
of Meiilo Park, about the 1868 and branches. Their specific
year gravityat will have their
of the subject to infer, still it is ing, or no pruning,
and probably from Australia, on Aca- this time is so light that they are advocates here as they have had else
quite apparent that the white and red cia latilblia. easily wafted with wind in their de where. The orange makes naturally,

scales of California are doing much More light is, however, yet neededon cent. This general truth applies with a very dense head; and in the moist

greater damage than any insect pestwe this point, as in a recent letter received equal force to the Icerya and is rap- clime of Florida, where they have a

have and it is to be hoped they will from Baron von Muller of Victoria idly carried from tree to tree, and from much larger average shade, cloudinessand
he claims that it could not have orchard to orchard by the agency of moisture than have here,judicious -
not be, brought into this State. It is I you
been imported on Acaciainto this State, wind, by running water, or by birds pruning have all the advantages
with some reluctance that we give up as all the Acacias in this State have and other insects. Another local stated, and whether needed or not in

so much space to the consideration of f been grown from seed. This is a mat- means of transporting, not to be California for the purpose of more

this subject, but Prof. Riley's addressis ter upon which I should like to have ignored, is upon the clothing of persons fully ripening and maturing the fruit,

as pertinent and equally applicable definite information from members of engaged in cultivating, upon I am quite satisfied from what I have
in California this body, if such information is extant.It packages, and upon all implementsused seen that it i? just as much needed to
here as that we cannot is at present widely distributed in whether in cultivating or harvesting facilitate spraying of the trees

refrain from republishing, with slight the State, and a very full account of the crop. This particular and to prevent proper overproduction.Some .

abridgements, from the proceedings of its distribution, kindly furnished to me species also has quite a habit of crawling years ago, and prior to the
the Convention, as reported in the Press by Mr. Matthew Cooke, shows that over the ground, and its local' discoveries resulting from the investigation -

and Horticulturist : there are some ten infested districts, spread is very materially enhanced in Florida just referred to, the
: namely : six in the counties of Maria, thereby.It inadequacy of most washes caused
PROF. RILEY'S ADDRESS.I San Mateo Santa Clara Sacramento is carried distances however
: long of the orange growers of that
shall ends Ivor to confine my remarks Sonoma, and Napa, and four in the chiefly by high winds, birds and commerce State many to cut back their trees most rig-

to scale insects, and particularly counties of Santa Barbara and Los and its introduction from one orously, leaving little more than the
k to what you know as the white Angeles. continent to another has undoubtedlybeen main trunk in the hope of thus being
It scale. This is the insect which undoubtedly FOOD PLANTS. effected by the latter method up- able to kill out or exterminate the
most concerns you just now, A very long list of plants might be on young trees or cuttings. scale insects that troubled them there.I .

and I have an elaborate article uponit enumerated, upon which this insect is NATURAL ENEMIES. I find U many of your orange growers -
now going, through the 1 ress at either found accidentally, or the same sad
No bird is known yet to attack this are going through
Washington. This, however wou Id require which it can live more or less success and to ue same
insect in California, and but one is experience resorting
two, or three hours to read, and fully. But the list of plants, especiallyof mentioned even in Australia and that sad means. It is a pity to find men
1 will pass. over the purely historicaland trees which are important to us for farce which has
slight evidence. Predaciousof thus re-enacting a
entomological details and touch their products, which are seriously affected upon very in another of the
insects, a species of Lace-wing, been proved part
only upon such points as will probablymost by it, is comparatively limitedand Such
(Genus Chrysopa) has been observedto country to be quite unnecessary.
interest you. will include the acacias, lime. limbs
feed npon it, as also the Ambiguous wholesale lopping of requires
NOMENCLATURE. lemon, orange, quince, pomegranateand Lady-bird (Hyppodamia Am- much labor, and even with the greatest -
i There is no doubt whatever about walnut. Some few other trees bigua.) The larvae of a little moth care, which is seldom bestowed
this insect' being the Icerya purchasi of might be named, and it is particularly which I have described as Blastobasis upon it, the tree receives an immediateand
Maskell, and its scientific name is, partial to the rose and the nettle, but icery ella, is also known to feed upon material injury, and is destined to
is doubtful whether the could
therefore, fixed. In reference to its species the eggs. Among the Heteroptera,or suffer still more in years to come.
popular name there are several in use, permanently thrive and multiply to true bugs, quite a number have been Moreover, this radical means often
and as between Australian bug, white: an injurious extent on many other; found upon the trees infested with the proves absolutely futile so far as the
scale and cottony<; cushion stale thereis trees than those mentioned.CHARACTERISTICS insect, but none have yet been noticedto i results aimed at are concerned, and

very little choice, and it is, as a rule, OF THE INSECT.: feed upon it. The most importantof unless the greatest precaution is takento
useless to endeavor to change popularnames The genus Icerya was f founded by its insect enemies is as species of ear- properly cover and heal the stumps,
that have once come into vogue. Signoret, a French entomologist, in wig not yet identified, and a numbers and to absolutely kill all the insects





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upon the remaining trunk, as well as depend on washes ')r materials in solu- my forthcoming annual report. They J bark scale or other shelter will escape,
those upon the severed branches and, tion that may be sprayed upon the show that the kerosene emulsions i! and with their fecund progeny soon
the ground, the new growth will soon tree. Here. again, I would remind must still be placed at the head of the I spread over the tree again if left un
be as eflectually infested as was the you of the careful and extended ex- list of washes, not only for ordinaryscale molested. Hence, two or three spray-
old. Many of your own growers have periments, conducted by Mr. Hub insects, but for this Icerya or ings, however far apart, are far preferable .
thus lopped or are now cutting back bard under my direction in the orange Fluted scale. Among the different to a single trial however thor-
their trees in a very blind way, and groves of Florida, with a view of solv- substances thoroughly experimentedwith ough. And this is particularly true
without the precautions here indicated, ing the important question as to whatis were caustic potash, caustic soda, of the pest we are considering, which
on the popular but erroneous supposition on the whole, the most satisfactory hard and soft soaps, tobacco, sheep lives on so many plants, and which in
that with such precautions they Hquid application, cheapness and efficiency dip, tobacco soap, whale-oil soap, vin- badly infested groves is crawling over
will get rid of the troublesome scales.It considered. Carbolic acid, egar, Paris green, resin soaps and the ground between the trees.
makes my heart bleed to see such creosote, sulphurated lime. silicate of compounds, and so on, It is impossible It is now the custom to use the time
reckless-I had almost said wicked- soda, sulphurate of iron, bi sulphideof to give even a digest of the very of a team and say two men for fifteen or
treatment of a beautiful grove. carbon, and many other materials, many experiments and the varying twenty minutes or more and thirty,
The value of shelters in tie form of have been thoroughly tried, as wellas )] results obtained with the different forty or fifty gallons of liquid on a
surrounding trees and windbreaks is, whale-oil soap, potash and soda washeIt suffices to fay that the single medium sized tree. In this way f
I am sure, just as appreciable here, if lye, and their various combinations ; kerosene emulsion, diluted with from the tree is sprayed until the fluid runs 1 3
not so much to piotect from frosts and but in the end nothing proved equalto eight to ten parts of water, was foundto to the ground and is ]lost in great quan-
winds, fully as much to protect from emulsified kerosene. Whale-oil kill all the eggs as well as the old tities ; some growers using sheet iron W
infection from scale insects. A row, soap is an excellent means of destroying females, and that, even when used contrivances around the base of the !
or tall hedge, of coniferous trees, suchas some insects upon some plants, still stronger, it left the tree unin- tree in order to save and re-use the '
your cypress, upon which the scale but it is dearer in the East than kero- jured. Mr. Coquillett reports, with otherwise wasted material. Now, how- .f
insects will not thrive-or, better still, sene, and fails to kill the eggs of our reference to the much praised caustic ever much: this drenching may be nec-
a belt of the same-will often serve as insects, so that-however good it maybe soda, that it had no effect on the eggs essary, or has come into vogue in the
an effectual screen to prevent the for scrubbing the trunks and of this scale, even when applied so use of soap, and potash and soda
young insects from being carried froman branches of a tree-I cannot con- strong as to burn the bark and kill washes, it is all \\rong as far as the oil
infested to an uninfested grove. sciensciously urge it as, on the whole, all the leaves. Similarly, the whaleoil emulsion is concerned, as the oil risingto
But, before passing this subject of satisfactory, particularly as it is knownto soap does not kill the eggs directly, the surface falls from the leaves and
preventive measures, I must not omit stain the fruit, and because of the though it may harden the egg-mass so wastes more proportionately than the
the importance of any effort looking to many different grades, varying in is to prevent the hatching of a large water.
preventing the introduction of this their effect and in their value, whichare portion of the young larvae. The essence of successful spraying of
insect from one section of the country, upon the market. Potash and Mr. Koeble, experimenting through the kerosene emulsions consists in forc-
or from one neighborhood, to another.No soda lye injure the tree more than A ugust, September and October, found ing it as a mist from the heart of the
insects FO easily bear transit as kerosene does and do not destroy the similarly good results from the kerosene tree first, and then from the periphery,
these scale insects, and it is eminentlytrue insect as well, admirable though theyare emulsion, but that the crude petroleum if the tree is large allowing as little as
of this particular Icerya. as washes in weaker solution for though much cheaper, was possible to fall to the ground, and per-
All the worst species from which some other purposes.) The action of more apt to injure the tree. His at- mitting each spray particle to adhere.
they suffer in Florida have been intro sulphurated lime (flowers of sulphur tention was, however, directed mainlyto It is best done in the cool of the day,
duced from abroad. Their Long scale boiled* in milk of lime) is very similarto the preparation of resinous soaps and where possible, in calm and cloudy
(Mytilaspis gloverii) was introduced that of caustic potash. Notwith- and compounds on account of their weather. There has been no morning
about the year 1835. Their Chaff standing the kerosene\ emulsions, in greater cheapness. He succeeded in since my sojourn among you that I
scale (Parlatoria pergandii) from Ber- proper proportions, have proved so making a number of these mixtures have seen the sun rise in a clear sky.
muda some twenty years later, and satisfactory against the scale insectsof which when properly diluted need not Cloudiness has prevailed for some hours
their Red scale (Aspidiotus ficus) from the orange in Florida, they nave, us cost more than one half to one cent after dawn, and in this regard, it seemsto
Havana in 1879. a rule, failed to win the good opinionof per gallon, and which produced very me, you are favored, as this wouldbe
We have already seen how this Icer the orange growers in California. satisfactory results, killing the insects, the time of day, of all others, to
ya was introduced into your State from I have always believed the want of or either penetrating or hardening the spray. Proper spraying should be
Australia, and the next worst species success in this State with the kerosene egg masses so as to prevent the hatching done with one-fifth of the time and ma-
which you have to deal with, namely, emulsion was due to imperfect pre- of the young. There is some slight terial now expended, or even one-
your Red scale (Aspidiotus aurantii) paration cf them, or to imperfect difference between the experience of tenth of that which I have seen wastedin
was likewise introduced, so far as the application. I was inclined to give Mr. Koeble and Mr. Coquillett as to some cases, so that three sprayingsat
evidence goes, from the same country.To some credence to the theory advancedby the value of soap washes, and the proper intervals of about a month
enumerate merely the different my old friend, Prof.: E.V.. Hil- greater success which the former had will be cheaper and far more satisfac-
species of insects destructive of your gard, who is so keenly alive to every- with them as compared with the latterwas tory than one as ordinarily conducted.In .
fruit interests that have been intro thing that interests you, and whose probably due to the fact that his this prrticular, neither Mr. Co-
duced from other parts: of the country. services have been so invaluable to exper ments were made during the quillett'e nor Mr. Koeble's experi-
or from other parts of the world, would the agriculture and horticulture of dry or rainless season. The great ments were entirely satisfactory, as I
consume too much time, and I cannot the State, namely, that the dryuess of point of interest, however, in these experiments was too far from the field to permit of
attempt to do so. But I would lay the atmosphere in California induceda is that they confirm in a remarkable the detailed direction necessary.I .
stress upon this conviction which has more rapid evaporation of the kero- manner the experience had cannot emphasize the fact too
forced itself upon me after a pretty sene, which may partly account for in Florida. Audi think that you will strongly that it is practically impossible -
extended experience in all parts of the the difference in experience be- agree with me that they justify the ] to eradicate, by any system, every
country, namely, that, however much tween the Atlantic and Pacific. opinions which I have expressed in official individual insect and egg upon a tree
you should encourage all cooperativeefforts For these reasons, I had long desiredto writings. Such observations as in one spraying. It is almost futile to
to prevent such transferring make a series of experiments in I have personally been able to make attempt to do so. \
and spread of injurious pests, they can California, and finally, last year, did during my brief sojourn among you Let us now see whether the kerosene t
4 not be fully exterminated when once have such a series carried on by have greatly served to confirm me in emulsion pure and simple can be improved I
they obtain a foothold, and in the end Messrs. D. W. Coquillett and Albert those opinions, and while the resin upon by the addition of any .
each individual fruit grower must depend Koeble. It were difficult to find in the soaps experimented with by Mr. Koe other material ? It is plain to be seen r
on his own efforts. whole State two gentlemen combin ble] are a valuable addition to our in- from the official circulars and docu-
ing in the one instance more care and secticides for our scale insects, I find ments that have been published in
REMEDIES.It reliable entomological capability, and the experience in Florida repeatedhere the State and distributed among you,
follows without paying that whatwe in the other more industry earnest- and all the more satisfactory that, in many cases, the proper use of
should seek in any direct remedy ness and enthusiasm, and this I say washes have kerosene as their effective kerosene has been entirely misunder-
is, first, perfect killing power ; or, to without desire to flatter, but as evidence basis. here his been, however, a stood Having already seen that it
be more exact, perfect insecticide that their experiments, so far very great waste in applying it, and it destroys the eggs of Icerya only when
quality associated with harmlessness as they went, were trustworthy, in is in this direction that reform is most used in the ratio of one part of kero-
to the tree ; second, reasonable cheapness. fact, I may say, the most careful and needed. sene to about seven or eight of the
thorough that have hitherto been The fact cannot be too strongly urg.d diluent, it follows that any lesser
I will not detain you with any gen- made. These experiments extend that in the case of this Icerya, as of amount will give less satisfactory re.-
eral remarks on the subject: of insecti- over a period of three months in the most other orange-feeding insects, it is suIts. Moreover, it is extremely important -
cides, because it has received full at- spring and three months! in the practically impossible, with the most to prepare the emulsion prop-
tention in my official reports. Dry autumn, and the detailed reports careful and thorough spraying, to erly. This has usually been done by
insecticides have been found in the which these gentlemen have made reach every one of the myriads on the the use of milk or of soap, because
main unavailable here, and we must I will be published in connection with tree. Some few, protected by leaf curl, they are cheap and satisfactory. 'Rawgbh

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'!; eggs and sugar, and other mucilagin- I am aware of the danger of mak- have the outlet distal or from the end r the requisite qualities. The trees
i ous substances may ,be used. Experience ing recommendations that have not of the piping; whit: iray be ordinary I which I have examined have been
; has shown that the bps' pro br- yet had thorough trial, but I have already gaspipe.and the other three in bunches, treated with this gas, both there, at
! dons are two parts of the oil to one of made a few limited experimentsand so that the outlet is at nearly right an- I San Gabriel, and at Orange, lead me
} the emulsifying agent, whether milk ( intend making more) which gles, each about an inch below the I to the conclusion that they are fully
.' or soap, i. e., f.,r instance, two gallons would seem to jusrify these, and at all other and so placed that they are one- justified in this belief, and several ingenious -
i of the oil to one of milk or one of the events if care be taken not to use too third the circumference of the main contrivances have been per-
1 soap water made by dissolving half a large a quantity of the arsenic no harm pipe apart, will be found, I think, most fected in Los Angeles county which
} pound of soap in one gallon of water. will result from it either to the tree or serviceable in your groves. Such a give promise of great utility and feasi
So long as these proportions are main to those who use the fruit. bunch working from the center of an bility. Whether the trees are left uninjured -
4. 1 tained in a large quantity can be Kerosene is not so cheap as the resin ordinary sized tree will envelop it ina it is perhaps premature to
emulsified as rapidly as a smaller compounds or as some of the soap and perfect ball of mist. For tall treesa say. That they are affected is evidentin
.quantity,pnd violent agitation through lye washes, but it has the great advantage more forcible stream might be had some cases and what the ultimate
/V a spray nozzle at a temperature of 100 that it can be used in much from the end by substituting an ordi- effect will be time alone will decide.
degrees, and as frequently described in less quantity. It permits a great reduction nary jet with a wire ext nsio'). Let us all hope that the promise of
my reports gives the quickest results. in the amount of material and This is a recent device first brought' this gas will)) be will be abundantly
>j\ Take, for instance, the mixture recommended the cost of I labor. At the rate of to my attention by Mr. A. H. Nixon, fulfilled.
V by your County Board of twenty cents per gallon wholesale, the of Dayton, Ohio, and for sending a Let me add, however, that even if
r< Horticultural Commissioners. You effective wash will cost two and one- fine spray t for) a great distance it has it be found that no solitary insect or
\\ill find that with the soap: and wood- half cents per gallon, and from one to advantages over the Cyclone nozzle or egg will escape treatment with this or
potash there are twenty-five parts of two gallons are sufficient, if properly the San Jose nozzle. It is simply an any other gas, fumigation will yet no
the diluent to one of the kerosene sprayed, on a medium-sized tree. extension screwed over an ordinary more fully exterminate or free the
} recommended, and there is every SPRAYING APPARATUS. nipple, the end of the tube being covered orchard than the proper spraying of
reason to believe that the kero- Just as there is a great wattage of with the wire netting, which the kerosene emulsion, but for the
fene in this wash might just as time and money in drenching a tree breaks up the liquid {forced( through it. reasons already stated, will have to be
well be .thrown away, that it adds com- with kerosene emulsion, so the spray The brass nipple should be about one repeated. In other words, one appli-
paratively little if any to the efficiencyof ing nozzle most in vogue with you is inch in length, the perforation very cation, however perfect in destroyinginsect
the wash, at least for the Fluted also somewhat wasteful. That most true and varying in diameter according life, cannot and should not be
scale. If, on the contrary, we would commonly used is the San Jose nozzle, to the force of spray desired. The depended upon. The disadvantageabout
add to the ordinary emulsion any in which the water is simply forced nipple screws on the discharge pipe, this gas in my estimation is thatit .
materials that would give i greater adhesiveness through a terminal slit in a narrow and upon a, shoulder threaded for the is !kept so far a secret.
such an addition will prove and rather copious jet of spray. It is purpose i is screwed a chamber or tube BANDAGES AROUND THE TRUNK.
! an advantage. Such we get, to some the t force and directness of the spray about inch in diameter and three inches There is always danger that a tree
I* extent, in the soap emulsion, for which which gives this nozzle its popularity long, to the outer end of which is soldered once sprayed or disinfected will get
I reason it has a slight advantage over : under the mistaken spraying notions a j piece i Ilf wire gauze varying in re-infested from the insects that have
the milk emulsion. And after exam- that prevail. and to this I should prob-- size of mesh to suit the force and the r.ot been reached upon adjacent plantsor
ining the trees treated with resin ably add the fact that, being a patented size of apperture in nipple. upon the ground and which in
I1 washes, I am strongly inclined to recommend contrivance, it is well advertised on I Finally if a service of blind caps time may crawl upon the trunk. Anyof
L that these resin washes be the market, for somehow or other people -! and several sets Cyclone nozzle caps of the sticky bandages used for the
used as the diluent to the soap emulsion rarely value a gift as much as what varying apperture are kept on hand, canker-worm will check this ascent,
!1 made after the usual formula. they buy, and too often rate value by the spraying may be adjusted at willto but when the sticky material is placed
Something was tried some years ago price. The Cyclone nozzle, which has condition) of wind, size of tree, etc. directly on the trunk it may do more
r by one of my agents in Florida, Mr. proved so satisfactory in the East, as Your worthy President has very harm than good. It should, thereforebe
Joseph Voyle, ,who used fir balsam in well as to my agents at Los Angeles, well remarked that what we want is placed upon strips of tar or others
place of resin, in connection with the has scarcely had a proper trial among not generalization. but hard facts and iff paper tied by a cord around the
I oil-emulsion, and obtained most satisfactory you, so far aQ I have been able to see, experience presented In the simplest middle, the upper end flared slightly
I results. Dextrine, or yet bet- as to properly impress its advantages.That and briefest manner. If I have dealt outward and the space between it and
ter flour, if mixed with the wash, originally made and sent out by some\\ hat with principles, rather than the trunk filled with soil to preventthe
I would prove valuable for the same pur- the late G. N. Mi'co, of Stockton, was with details, I shall look f.r your ex- young insects from creeping be-
\ ]Kse.) patterned in size and form after one cuse in the fct that a very large ex- neath. Cotton should not be used for
Again, if permanency can be given which I sent him, and which was designed perience presents such a multiplicity this purpose, as birds, for nesting purposes -
, to the effect of a wash so that the to spray from near the surfaceof ol details as to warn me from enteringinto carry away particles of it which
few infects escaping the first application the ground. them. I may contain the young insects and
' or which would hatch out thereafter I What is designed for the orange FUMIGATION. may thus help to disseminate them.
would succumb, such addition' grove, or for trees, is a bunch of nozzles
would be invaluable, and though the of larger capacity, the size of the Fumigating trees will always have LEGISLATION.
arsenites are, as a rule, effective, outlet to be regulated by the force of cceteria paribces, some disadvantage as Next to the destructive locusts
1 chiefly against mandibulate insects, or the pump. I have witnessed all forms compared with spraying. The mechanism which occasionally ravage our grain
' those which masticate their food, (in and sorts spraying devices, and while is:: more cumbersome; the time fields, no other insect has perhaps
[ other words, although the action of there are many that are ingenious and required for treatment and the first been more thoroughly legislated ,
these poisons is mainly through the serve a useful purpose, I can safely say cost in making preparation greater, against than tl-is Icerya in California.
stomach) yet I happen to know from that there is no form which will produce and these facts will always give spray Indee', the manner in which the pea
t I experience that they have also a di a spray so easily regulated and ing the advantage with small proprietor ple of this State have taken hold of
f rect effect by contact. Therefore, I altered to suit different conditions, and and those who are dealing with this insect question and have endeav-
recommend, with considerable confi- which i is so simple and so easily ad- young trees. Sulphur fumes have ored by legislative means to enforce -
dence, that in this dilute kerosene justable to all purposes. Since among liven tried, but they burn the leaves such action on the part of the
emulsion there be added a small pro. you I have endeavored to get a bunch and injure the tree. Tobacco smoke fruit growers as hest subserve the in-
portion of arsenious acid,say from two nozzle, such as I would recommend, and vapor fail to kill the eggs. Am- terests of the whole State is highly
to three ounces to every fifty gallonsof )) made at Los Angeles, and the difficul monia IS excellent but fails to kill all, commendable. Yet, while much good
wash. This arsenious acid, say ties I have had in getting it made though I have known the most beneficial has undoubtedly resulted, the laws
from two to three ounces to every fifty properly illustrate, perhaps, some of results from the ammonia arising have too often proved inoperative
gallons of wash. This ursenious acid the reasons why this nozzle has not from sheep manure used as a fertilizerin either: through the negligence or ignorance -
may be prepared and added in various become more popular on this coast. apple orchards. It will be difficult of those appointed to execute
ways. Probably one of the simplest All the parts must be well fitted, the therefore to find a mode of fumigating them, or still more often to indifler-
would be to t;.1" half a pound of ar- inlet must be tangential, and the out- t that will be harmless to the tree and ence or opposition to individual growers -
senic to half i .* -ii i-l i of sal soda, boil let &0 made as not to overcome the deadly to the insects, and at the same or unwillingness of the courts to
this in one-h,,'' aii.m of water until whirling or cyclonic action of the wa- time as rapidly and as easily applied enforce the law with vigor. And
the arsenic is unsolved: and mix this ter. The breadth, directness, force or as a spray. while the greatest co-operation( should
with about one hundred gallons of the fineness of the spray are all regulatedby Many of you already know that Mr.Coquilleit be urged i, and, if possible enforced, in
diluted emulsion. A quarter: of a the form and size of the outlet, and in connection with Mr. battling with these insect pests; yet, so
pound of London purple to fifty gallons if a thick cap be used it must be grad Al.-x. Craw, and Mr. Wolfskill, of fara these particular species is con-
of the diluted emulsion, or even a ually countersunk on both sides until L ':a: Angelahave; for some time been cerned, no human endeavor can now
still greater amount would, perhaps the thickness at the outlet does not ex conducting a series; of experiments| exterminate it from the country. It
serve the same purpose, and be less teed one sixteenth of an inch. bunch which led them to believe that they has come to stay, and nothing has
likely to Injure the tree.I of four nozzles, one arranged so as to have discovered a gas which. possesses more fully forced itself upon my conI ..-
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viction than that, in the end, with all IMPORTATION OF PARASITES. ': 1 folly to talk of giving up the battle, winter come. Our trees treated in
our laws, each orange grower must depend It has doubtless occurred to many and abandoning the field to these, your this way pulled through the unusual
upon his own exertions. It is, of you that it would be very desirable tiny foes. It used to he said that cold of last winter without the loss of
therefore, fortunate that the pest may to introduce from Australia such par- Sevastopol was impregnable, but the an inch or twie. Under this methodwe
be controlled( by such individual exer asites as serve to keep the Fluted scalein allied armies of England, France and have no "die back." Bradley acts
tions. While, however, we must admit check in its native land. We have Turkey succeed! in capturing it.I I promrtly, forces a vigorous growth,
that it is beyond our power to fully already seen that there is one minute I There-is no insect that is invulnerable and has given entire satisfactory re-
eradicate it from those districts in has parasite which has in all probability, or that we may not overcome if i sulK I t
obtained a foothold, the case is quite been brought over with it from Australia we but attack it at the right time, in I Under this treatment several trees
different when it comes to restrictingits and there is no question but the right place. with propar means and I set put in May, 188-1, matured fruit
spread, and it is in this direction that it is very desirable to introduceany ability. You will ere long feel your- during the past winter, while countingage
that wise legislation, and the strict such of its enernifs and parasites selves masters of th<* situation, and if! for ape we are not afraid to com-
carrying out of the legislative,measures as can be introduced. This State, what I have said will aid 1 in ever so pare growth with any one in Florida]
you have adopted or may adopt, will yes, even this country, could well little to give you the victory I sh -11 who follows any other method or uses
be productive of much good. afford to appropriate a couple of feel abundantly( rewarded.Fertilizers.. any other make of fe"tiHzer.-Orlando
Recent history has furnished very thousand dollars. for no other purpose --- -- Reporter. t
good( ) evidence of the power of stringent than the sending cf'an expert to -H
measures adopted by governments Australia to devote some months to I Mr. H. S. Jnn' 'g, living six mill 8
whether to prevent the production of the study of these parasites there and southeast of Lake City' killed an eagle
an insect peat, or to stamp it out when to their artificial introduction here. -" -- '- last Saturday, which measured fiv.fppt .-
first introduced, anal l before it has acquired But the agent must be an expert ento When and How to Fertilize. seven inches from tip to tip of t
a strong foothold. Several mologist, and his selection should be A friend who has recently located wings.PIANOS I .
European nations have in this way left to s me competent authority. The in Florida and commenced the care of
averted, s> far, the Grape Phylloxera, result for good, in the end, would be a an orange grove, writes to us for in for ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
and the German Government, on one million fold, and I have no fear but mation, when and how to fertilize.
occasion at least, effectually stampedout I whit, as orange growers, will Po sihly th se are questions which Genuine Bargains.
our Colorado,. potato beetle, which : appreciate the force of this statement.I have puzzled hundreds of men in this -
became established in a restricted lo : would not hesitate, as United States State, and concerning) which there are
Being Sole Agents In the South for
cality. opinions;, based varied experiences
Entomologist, to send some one there, ninny upon
The danger which threatens orange with the consent of the Commissionersof obtained under all sorts of CHICKERING, MASON &: HAM LIN, MA-
grow i)<; districts in this State not yet Agriculture. were the means for the circumstances anti conditions. Hav- THUSHEK, BENT &: ARION

affected, as well as the orange belt on purpose at my command ; but, unfortunately ing oinr knowledge} of agriculture in
the Atlantic seaboard I is great, and we the mere suggestion that I the West we came to Florida with PIANOS,
cannot too earnestly appeal to the wanted fifteen hundred or two thou- well defined) notions of the advantagesof
authorities that be for means to employstill sand dollars for such a purpose' wouldbe \' manures. The sandy soil ORGANS
greater vigilance to avert it. more apt to cause laughter and of Florida seemed deficient in vegetable ,
STATE ENTOMOLOGIST.But ridicule on the part of the average matter. As green clover was not
before passing this matter of committee in Congress than serious available heree resorted to cow MASON A HAMLIN, BAY STATE
legislation, I should be derelict in my and earnest consideration, and the pas, and for\ two years with satisfactory PACKARD ORCIlI-+HTRA.

duly if I did not urge upon you the action of the last Congress has rendered results. The peas came on about Everyone given benefit of our one i rice system -
value of one form of legislation which. such work impossible by August and were plowed under so far and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
any of freight assumed -
terms of payment and payment
has not yet been tried. Without : limiting investigation to the United as was practicable. But large masses by us to Purchaser's nearest R. }t.or
diminishing one iota the work already States. of vines which could not be coveredby steamboat I landing.

being done, whether by individuals or Let me, in closing, lay stress on the the plow were placed in a circular -
boards, it does seem to me that if you fact that I have, in all that has been mass about the trees, to there deay
had a State Entomologist, i. e., an officer said relating to remedies, had reference and furnish plant food. This decomposition ( VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
appointed to devote his entire solely to the orange and the scale bjgau late in the season and CORDEONSand
time to this subject of economic entomology insects affecting it. continued through the winter, furnishing
in the State, much additional nutrition which kept the trees in a
The Fluted scale is undoubtedly c ihem all kinds of small Instruments offered at
good might be accomplished, providedhe ist difficult to master, and the meansI sappy condition throughout the winter.In lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated! cata
was properly supported and was have recommended against it apply the moderate cold of three years logue.
given the means to carry on his work equally to your other orange scales, as ago we lost fully one half of our trees. -
effectually. You should not c )mmit experiment has already demonstrated.Your They were .hopelessly frozen, and as Artist Uluterinl.
the same error that has been committed Red scale-in some respectseven the sap was in the tops instead of in Picture Fr..nlt'N: ,
by some of the Eastern States, in worse than the Icerya, and jf the roots where it should have been at Fine Picture" ,
which the cultivators of the soil have which I should like to something that time of year, they were killed Fancy Goods.Albums .
such a, State Entomologist appointed.In in detail did time permit-succumbs: root and all. StatlollerVe )".
three cases which I now have in to it. But when it comes to the treat- Since then we have. followed an entirely
my mind, there has been quite a disposition ment of deciduous trees much that I different method. We have Music\ ,can Art save or Fancy you money Goods." In Write anything us! for In
on the pirt of the legislature have said will not apply, and each tree used none but the Bradley commercial prices.
to pass a proper bill, but has failed in needs separate consideration and is fertilizer, and have restricted its use to
each case because of the conflicting affected differently by different washes. the half year commencing with D.- -
interests which aimed to control the cember and ending with June. During LUDDEN & BATES S. M.H.
office. Either the State Board of Agriculture NOT AN UNMIXED EVIL. the latter half of< December when ,
1 or a State Horticultural Finally, let me say before takingmy the trees are dormant we have given 'RA VA NN A If. OA... "
Society, or a State Agricultural Col. seat, that your scale iusects are not them from one to four pounds to each J
lege, or some other State institution an unmixed evil With your lovely tree according to nze, of Bradley's.Our FLORIDA LANDS }
desired to have the honor and the climate, rich and varied soil, and the method is to dig with a hoe a Along the line of the f
privileges pertaining to the office, and many other advantages which your trench six: inches deep and a foot or South Florida Railroad,
between them all, failure has resulted.I beautiful country possesses for the cul two in width entirely circling the tree
should like to see California with a tivation of the orange and all other and just outside of the extreme spreadof ( J he great highway to Cuba
competent State entomologist appointed fruits, the business would boon come to the top. Into this trench the fertilizer -I These lands are admirably adapted to growing -
under a bill carefully drawn up, be overdone and rendered unprofitable is sprinkled and the dirt is carefully Orange, Guavas, Pille-A I'ple.,
providing his duties, and appointedby could every one before plantinghis replaced above it. The next and other semi-tropical fruits, also
the Governor, upon recommendation trees, feel sure of an abundant and time the trench is made a little larger, Early Vegetable" and Strawberries.T..wn .
by the Professor of Agriculturein fair crop without having to contend gradually enlarging as the top ex -
your State University, and the with difficulties. Under these cir pands.' 11y putting: the fertilizer this LotH in growing towns* along the line
president of such other State horticul- cum tances, it seems to me that even depth beneath the surface ir>ne of iti i is of road.
tracts, in various of the State
tural and agricultural bodies as may the dreaded scale insects, by drivingthe swept away by the winds, and then .. for Large razing purposes Sugar parts growing, and
exist. In this manner the interests of thriftless to the wall and givingthe I the feeding; rootlets are forced down I timber.
Map and Informatlonjlurnl on applica-
all) these'bodies might be considered, careful and intelligent man who I from six to ten inches where they are tion toLAND
and the State could not, in my jud.- persists in destroying and defeatingthem not affected with dry weather. After DEPARTMENT SOUTH FLORIDA R. R.,
ment, make a more profitable investment better prices for his productmay i the middle of June all fertilization is'' Sanford: Fla., or

than in the. creation. of such an after all, prove a blessing in dis- witheld, which gives the new wood I FICED.General T. Land JttYEItS Agent, ,
office. guise. One thing is sure, it is pure i time to mature before the frosts of Fla
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Florida Railway and Navigation the first joint of stem to be left on to- r good to New York and Boston. There

ploridiana company's road, one day recently.Our matoes. It has always been no small have been a great many fruit trees

steamers? furnish a quick and safe part of th<3 labor of putting up to remove planted in this locality since the first

transit f-T perishable freights.At the short stems ; but it is said to of January, more than! ever before
'. State Items. 'i have been ascertained, by actual ex- during the same length of time, and

j Huckleberry pie is superlative. Welborn, on account of somewhat the very periment, that the fruit ripens more notwithstanding tMs! the acreage in
late the farmers
l Look out for the road supervisor. behind spring with, their are but the warm evenly, and keeps several days long r corn, cotton, sweet potatoes and oats is
crops with the stems left on.-West Hills- materially increase-The Spring.At .
1 Dewberries scarce. Boys keep outen weather has begun now, aud crops will Times.
! that mulberry tree. grow fast. But just at this time a borough the recent organization of the

good rain is needed to make the seed At Crescent City, Messrs. Hubbard Citra I Improvement Society Hon. P. P.

The new brick company at Tampaare that are in the ground come up. & Williams have the largest crop of Bishop said) : "I suppose that duringthe
turning out,first class brick.A cabbages ever before raised on ont last season about 150,000 boxes of

DeLand orange grower is having South of Apopka tomatoes is shipping cucumbers large and farm in this section of the State. oranges have been shipped from Citra,
quantities ,
muck his numbers to nearly or quite one-sixth of all the
a thousand tons of put on Bermuda onions. Mr.\ Roper They are shipping great
grove. reports the Northern markets and get remunerative oranges raised in Florida. I read last
$3 net crate return toma-
per as on prices. Squire J. H. night in the Palatkar Nowa a statementof
The ground has been purchased and toes. Mr. J. K. Duke has some of
Harp is reaping a rich reward) from the quantity of fruit sent out this
4, the contract l let for the new fence fact the Bermuda onions measuring six
his and other season from'Palatka by the Jacksonville -
large potato crop veget-
at Sanford. inches in diameter and weighing one
tory able raised on his hammock land.C. Tampa and Key West Railway,
and half .
The timber lands in the Southeastern a pounds.Mr. embracing, of course, nearly all the
T. Wheat of Florida, has addressed
r' part of Levy county are attracting Barnum, on Lake Arietta, Polk mimunicatiou, to the Assist-- oranges brought down the St. Johns
considerable attention. county,has been shipping strawberriesever a c from points south of that city. The
ant Secretary of the Treasury, : ;king
J. Sloan of Polk has since January from a little patchof aggregate was a little over 60,000
Mr. county, for the names of olive oil importers of
about five eighths of an acre, and boxes, l less than one-half the quantitythat
the first ride Peen of the
-to peaches this country, stating that he was hav-
will ship for several weeks more. On went out from Citra alone, and
t season.-Times-Union, oj f April 26th. ing great success in raising olives and
the 9th he shipped sixty quarts, on the was delivered upon the cars directly
oil. 1 referredto
t There were set out during tjie 11th forty quarts, and on the 13th manufacturing e was from Citra groves. T was on Indian
the Collector of Customs for the in-
' months of February and March seven thirty quarts.At river a few days ago, and I learned
1 formation desired and advised to let
five-acre within the limits of ,
. groves that the last from the whole In-
Rocky Point, Indian River, D. the Commissioner Agriculture know crop
Orange City. dian river south of Titusville
region, ,
I W. L Barton has thirty-five acres what he was doing as he would be ableto
t The Tampa Tribune reports Florida planted in tomatoes. He will ship give him very material assistance.- amounted to not more than oneseventhof

i made sun dried brick taken from a about 1,400 barrels of cabbages from Times Union. the crop produced by the groves of

l .,> chimney thirty years old as good as his place at Rocky Point this spring.On Citra. I suppose the net proceeds
The Orlando Record which have back the
when first made.Pompano reports a sea come to owners
Thursday of Inst: week he shippeda
bean growing in Orange county. It of Citra groves this season) amount to
}large lot. in which was a head) weigh-
in Cedar
are plentiful says : "Mr. Fletcher obtained the seedon more than $250,000, and that I am
Key, and the Jeanette is bringing in ing fifteen pounds. Indian river, from ;Mr. Hiscock on quite within bounds when I say thatwe

from 3,000 to 4,000 pounds of groupers The talk of bridging the St. Johns Merritt Island. Mr. Hiscock pucceed- pay out for labor, right here annu-

and snappers per trip.A river at Palatka grows more positive ed in sprouting a bean obtained from ally, not less than $50,000. Such fig-

party'living near Umatilla, Or- every day. It !. oks now says the a pod that drifted over from ,the West ures, pertaining to pay-rolls and net

ange county, netted this season $1,100 News as if the ferry boats would soon Indies, and has them growing and income, would be quite creditable to a

clear of all expenses on three and have to go, and that the St. Augustineand bearing on ihe place. 1I I r. Fletcher'svine considerable manufacturing town."

f three-quarter acres of cabbage. Palatka and the St. Johns and is flourishing, and in habit and

Halifax Railroad trains will run into appearance res -mbles tho horse bean
Walton Bros, of Arredondo, have Palatka] by next season. vine, but the flower is different and HARDWARE !
cleared over $2,000 this season in
cash from a ten acre field of cabbage, The peach crop will be a very goodone very beautiful. This" vine will doubt-

which cost them less than $100 to in this section this year. Judge less bear this year. .

cultivate. Means, who is the big peach man of Vegetable growers in this sectionof
Florida, reports his crop of Peen-to
the country are rejoicing with an
The of Santa Rosa boasting
people are
and Honey peaches as very satisfac- and GEO. L. MoOoNiHE
exceeding great joy, are shippingtheir
of a big water oak growing near ,
tory, while that of his select native
At Ft.
Milton which has limb of produce every day.
a spread
peaches will be nearly as large as that
John WofFord has
MasonCapt already(
111 feet, a circumference of 16 feet
and a height of nearly 100 feet. of last year.-Alicanopy Gazette. ship,.ed over 500 crates of fine toma- (New Building at Old Stand.)
Mr. S. P. Thomas, of Plant City, toes, averaging in price from $3.50 to
According to the Como correspondent this county, brought to this office last $4 50 per crate. He will ship several

of the Palatka News, there, as Wednesday, four Irish potatoes whichhe thousand crates before the season is 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.Hardware .

elsewhere, there has been more plant. raised on his land, and the aggre over. There is no finer vegetable

ing and sowing this year than ever gate weight of which was three and country in the world than this, and

before and we expect more reaping three-quarters pounds, or fifteen ounces we expect to see an increased acreage
and cutting if not mowing. each. Who says Irish potatoes can- planted every year.-Eu&tis Region.
<< Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware, .
raised in Florida? Next?
During the winter season the steamer not IIouHefurnlahlng Goods Granite and
I Rockledge transported nearly 27,000boxes Tampa .Courier. About two years ago Mr. H. E. Agate Ware, Sash, Door, Blinds.Oils .
Stannard four of landon
acres ,
Agricultural Implements
of to this The
oranges place. Prospects are brightening for Eustis,
the lake near Panasoffkee, and Iron and SteelHope,Belting :
i', net proceeds of this number places as the large hotel is considered as a planted out an acre or more in straw- Hose and Packing, Pumps,
} about a hundred thousand dollars in fixed fact to be in the near future, as berries, and from this crop alone he Steam and Water Pipe
circulation on our river.-Sun. the Florida Southern Railroad and Fittings Four
soon a* has realized enough to support his
V At Archer fruit prospects are fair widen their guage, and as the road is family comfortably and spend six Steel Fence Galvanized Wire,

The early Peen-to peach trees are full ; partly tied with standard guage ties, months of the year in the North. Few Mantels,

J also, the Honey peach promises a good and gangs are at work in the woods men in our country, though, have, the Grates,

yield. The LeConte pear 1 trees, old getting out ties, it will not be long, as pluck, energy and skill of Mr. Stan- Etc.ARent.

enough for bearing, are also fruiting matters go i in Florida. nard ; but what he has accomplished r

nicely, and a fair yield of oranges is The Leesburg Commercial April others can do, if they will pattern

indicated. 21at, says : W. D. Hunter has the after him. No trouble to make moneyin For

California is drawing heavily on finest squash patch I have seen and I Florida by well directed efforts-

Florida for' :* ur orange trees. We has already shipped about 50 crates Sumterville Tim s. Orange Lightning Powder,Farmers'Friend

see by the ( ) f'-nl l Orange Leaf that some of which brought $3.25 cents per The farmers of Clay county this and UOHH Flows. Dangler 011 Stoves,
-.f that for- Mr. Reed is putting in several Perry & Go's Celebrated Moves and
Mr. C. M. v h: place, crate. are having splendid crops of tur
year Ranges, Southern (St.Louis White
t warded several tlJousand,and CaptainSam acres of tobacco, and as he has hud a
and onions. 1
I nips, cabbage potatoes Lead, Ma"ury's Pure Colors In Oil,
Pyles 7,000 from his Withlacoochee large experience in raising the weed in Tomatoes are fine also, but not vet as MasuryN Railroad & Liquid

river nursery. North Carolina. he will, no doubt, suc- plentiful in the market as they will: be Paints, Fairbanks'

The Mirror says : The vegetable ceed. in about a week or ten days. There Standard Scales

traffic is now becoming quite large. Our truckers will he glad to learn has been a very large crop of straw- 4t-Tln Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
Thirteen car' loads passed over the that the commission men recommend berries also, and shipments continue Work to order. .




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390'' --THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.: __ [MAY 2,1887.

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from The its inventor Hodgson, has process now, had so all called the 'ikQRi S. B. HUBBARD & CO.,

trial required, and as evidence of'' KIABEPIANOFORTES.
faith in its success, there are now 170- *>RAILWAY I

000 boxes stored in New York AHP

City, that are "prepared away ," representingover JAY! ATION Co. : WHOLESALE AND RETAIL UNEQUALLED .

$300,000 in -ihw* I DEALERS INllsmhvare
money Tone Touch 'Workmanship and Durability
oranges were gathered fr.m all p ""r SCHEDULE IN EFFECT" APKlL li, iaS7. ; << Stoves and Tin-ware WILLIAM KYABE & CO.

tions of our State and by another Nos.204 and 206 West Baltimore Street,Baltimore.No. .
Standard Time 33 minutes slower than jack- Sash Doors) and Blinds Paints
Auenue, New York.
season there will)) be several] storage sonville local.

points in the North and some in Flor- Oils and Varnishes, Pumps, ------ -- -- -

ida, and ample] storage for perhaps From To Lead and Iron Pipes, Sugar GEO. F. CCMLGROVE

millions. boxes.-Ex. Read Arrive up. WEST. Read Leave down. Mills, Leather and House, Sign and Ornamental
No 10 No 2 Nol No 9U
45 a 7 30 p......Jacksonville...... 8 00 a 3 00 p Rubber Belt and PAIN TEN. .
10 40 a 6 50 p...........Baldwin........... 8 41 a 4 02 p
ROT-NOT, 10 02 a 6 28 p..l\Iacclenny....... 9 02 a 4 31 p Mill Supplies Special attention given to Frescoing, PaperHanging
9 55 a 6 23 p..._Glen bt. Mary.... 9 07 a 4 37 p G.alnlng and Boat Painting.

For preserving Meats. Milk, flutter, Syrup, 98-1 a 608p.......-Sanderson......... 9 23 a 455p of every description. Fourth Street and Adeline Ave Springfield,
Cider. and Fruits and Vegetables of every 9 07 a 5 45 p........... I Ilustee._......... 9 44 a 5 20 p .
kind in their natural state. Tasteless, Odor 8 33 a h 19 p..Lake City.........1010 a 600 P -JACKSONVILLE- --- ----FA.- -
less' Harmless." ; Enough tor five gallons, by 815 a. 5 05 p......_Lake Ogden......10 23: a 6 20 p
mall, |1. Intelligent Agents Wanted. 7 57 a 4 52 p .........Welborn-... .....10 35 a 6 41 p A "NEW DEAL" AN ANNOUNCEMENT.
KINO'S A.& P AOKXCV 7793J Aye.,:N.Y City. 7 43 a 440p..........Houston-.........10 46 a 658 p
7 27 a 427 p........ Live Oak..........1058 a 73) P -
I GOOD MUSIC 6 40 a 4 (W p........-Ellaville..........1126 a 818 p
of the
6 01 a 3 20 p..........Madison..........12 01 p 8 4S p The Proprietors
1 FOR Al.lj Till YEAR ROUND, 521 a 255p.........Greenville.-......1230 p 92 p Deere & Company
is found, in such books", ns the following, 5 05 a 2 37 P...........A ucilla..........12 48 p 9 d p Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould
; which, when kept at hand furnish. unfailing 4 46 a 2 20 p ......Drifton........... 1 (07 p 10 09 p

entertalnmant for the nlayer or singer. 515 a 250 135 p 10 a5 P MOLINE, ILLINOIS. announce that they are now fully or-
SONG CLASSICS FOR( LOW VOICES. 1 20 a 155 p 9 30 p ginized and prepared for business, with a.

(ONE DOLLAR., 446 a 2 20 p......... Driflon........... i 07 p 1009 p Two Horses can do the work of ThrOB large and extensive stock In all departments,
About 50 (,ems of Song by the best modern 4 22 a 2(00 p....._.....Lloyd............ 1 45 p 10 35 p and with a Managing Partner ol 25 years
oomposer: Ruhenstci'i.. Lasscn Grieg, Gou- 4 05 a 130 p...........Chaires........... 158 1 p 10 49 p practical experience as Florist, Nurserymanand
nod and otheis. A true treasure for Alto, 3 30 a 1 OS p........TaUahassee ...... 2 27 p 11 5'> p Landscape (,ardner, and H full start of
Baritone and Bass!'! Voices. 2 25 a 12 35 p.......... Midway.......... 2 54 p 12 40 a A SAVIHGlTiM-THIBD practical assistants in all departments.The .
MONO CT..A IC I 40 a 12 09 }p.........-Quincy?......... ;H 31 p 1 40 a Manager who is a practical landscape
12 48 a 1150 a.... Mt. Pleasant...... 3 41 p 2;M; a will be .
For of ONE DOLLAR.) All 1201 p 11 25 a,....River Junction_4 05 p :3 30) a IN THE COST OF. PLOWIJIO. Gardener of 25 YE'a1R experience gentle-
voices average compass. selected pleased to consult with any lady or
from the best sources. T uw. power man In regard: to the improvement and em-
t I IA>!VO c.qC, SOUTH.No. 24 inches :::;:. r.gared( for !16 inches bellishment of their grounds, and will fur- f
(ONE DOI.T.AK.) 4. No. 8. No. 7. No. 3. nish plans nd specifications If desired.

An admirable collection of pieces In the ......... 4 00 p...... Fernandina ......1010 a ", Send name and address on a postal
best taste. by some of the brtt living composers ......... 245 p..Callahan..1127 a ... ..... card for your new illustrated (Catalogues b tldepartments. ),
630 a 230p.....,Jacksonville 1135 a 90p() Address
515 a 145 p......... Baldwin ........12 45 p 10 20+.p
YOUNG PEOPLE'S CLASSICS. 4 25 a. 12 40 p..HIghland......... 13'2p 11 05 p 1'INC:1t"o r.\ fHtE"X II OU....:, .\NITIE >
(ONK DOM.AK.) 410 a 12 25 p........._Lawtey........... 141 p 1124 p
Easy pieces t that will please all, young or old. .3 45 a 12 05 p,... .....Starke.......... 2 01 p 11 47 p "n"lu: I':".

The Good Old Songs We Used to Sing 3 05 a 1120 a........... Waldo .:?..::. 2 35 p -0 30 a p. '. I I." .
'' 103.1 11 05 a.........Fairbanks........ 2 57 p 7 00 a
l\\ ($1 PAPER; $I.23 BDS.) 9 15 a 10:35 a..... _Gainesville....... 3 23 p 9 15 a
A grand good) new book, which will be received 8 25 a 1010 a........Arredondo........ 3 43: p JO 10 a ''j1 1I
with open nrms In every household. 7 MO a 9 35 a........ .Archer.......... 4 15 p 11IH') a it ROSS
About 120 songs, with organ or claim accompaniment 6 35! a 90la........ Bronson........ 44.p 11 3D) u d'
I Each one has l been: u distinguished ; 330p 700a........CedarKey.. fiSSp;; 2311 a

success. Muny are new 10 the pres- 22) a I2((15> p..... Canipvllle .... 21 I; p lOiia() i h iu u
ent generation. 2' 2 a I 1131 a..... Hawthorne........ 2 2tl p 1 I 1-5: a
MAILED vim KKTAU PRICK.: ilia 11 (04 a........... Cltra ... 2 55 p 2 tt!a The gmteit plow) improvement of the times! _00
-- 1123 a .... Sliver Spring ..... :3 S:;/ip -
O1 IVF.IB; DITMI\' ro. n-i 'ti. 1150 p 1010 a........._. Ocala............ ;3 1?.2 p :i 15) a THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELEDWALKING ENSILAGEFadde
9 43 ...... Bpi leview......... ') 4
G..II! HITSON, ACo.: ( 'ft7/| Br .rtil\v, v. \ 1'l 11(10( p : a. t 2'p UCt a
1020p 9 IS a ..........Oxford..... .. 441p 4 85 a
..., Ohio Improved Chesters p 1002p 91RR .......Wlldwood _.....450p 45=' Ca PLOWS, Cutters.
... Warrantedeholeraproof. 'f' !917)1): l.e.-Rhurg.. .. 5 ..op b8ia _
A Express prepaid. Wins let a floe p Rlin.., ,.....' KI"Jonulo........ ;5 2J! |It 5 511>a SINGLE AXD DOUBLE FURROW.THE Tneae Cutters guaranteed to cut faster runliahter
prizes in the States and Foreign 830j. x I tia..1'Nvares-......... ;"H5p; 615a I do greater variety and better work
Countries. 2 weighed "NEW DEAL" Is lighter in draft and more machine made. More Ross Cutters In use
7 I l'' I p (fj i.Vta ........Orlando ... ,71'1'} P 815 1 a than any In tbe United
2tJ08Ib.! Send for desert p easily handled than a hand plow, and cats a for Ensilage than all other machines
,.' lion and price of these tam. Iii| p 83-u :.. PauasotrkeeT.. o 4ftH 10(11-0.' : more uniform furrow. States combined. Cutters especially for Ensile -
ous hozK. also 1019'11.Till Sinn K2< a..... umtervllle.... />5tipl020a248p ( ; heavy Fodder out ol
alife-time. Dry
U B. blLVEU CO.: Cleveland O._ THE "NEW DEAL" I is lighter draft,lighter order, and la.t Cutter
7 52 !Catherine a a
If these hops are really cholera proof as jruar- p and lighter in price than a sulky plow, 12 sizes hand and power. Largest machines the
230 7 III' ..With laNtoClJee. (ti-l) I' RSa i weighti
anteed have we not the solution to the problem. p a. p I do all its work. world. The largest Cutter Factory 10 the
"110"" to banish hog cholera?" Write for particulars 1 58 p 717 a...... Owensbon*....... 7 08 pl\ 17 p United States and the only one building cutters
and investigate. Mention this paper. It0p(j 7 00 a...... Hade t ltv_ ," 7 25 i- 2 45 p THE NEW DEAL" Gang cats 24 inches with the exclusively anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated -
draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 50 percent "A"
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in labor. Does all the work of a four- 8OP ages.G FiE,,
No Capital Required !IAt Jacksonville Itrancti. horse riding gang with one less horse and little E.W. ROSS &CO. No.?6 Centre! St.!Albany'St
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ArriveT Le've more than Half the cost. Oar Bock oo Eniil* e eat free to all who name ttto PHPracticalI >.

'ENTS: F-JND: : :: : 5 30 p S 45 H ..' Jacksonville...... R 20 a 5((10 p44Si THE "NEW DEAL" Plows are ALL STEEL,
> R15a ... Duval............ 9(05 a 531 p insuring greatest strength with lightest weight. i I .l tt
No Better Way to Make a 4 18 p 7 17 a...... Hnrt's Road.... "37 a 551 u This Is no untried and rickety experiment and I'OIll/MlY I BOO I{.

HANDSOME FORTUNE 350p 725 a..Fernandina. 101"a h2tp) these claims are not made recklessly to attract at- 1OO pp.i beautiful colored plat.
Ht. Marks Branch. tention. This system is the outgrowth! of careful enffritvinus and descriptions of all
observation and experiment reaching over a periodof how to caponize; plans for .5t
cl $$5 m$ $15$ $$20 $$25 and $$30 Per Day ARRIVE. LEAVE. years", with a rational view of the requirementsof breeds poultry;houses; about iiicnbntor l'owllf... ; ';e
", 12 15 a n1...... ..........Tallaha;/s. e_......... *fli: a ra the times. and where to bay I'.SV Cents.'" and
THAN: BY- SELLING 1157 a In ..................Bellalr............. ? S 43 a m They are superior to any plows ever offered, i ASSOCIATED Mailed for I o FANCIERS t, v t t
10.M a In .............. Wakulla... .. Ham and the most economical plows ever placedin >K;?South Wa t3trw+t.Philadelphia Pi:
10 30 am........ ... St. Marks, ... ....._ .10(03) a m market. Send for circular. )
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("a"means a.m. time. "p" means p.m. time.)
State Agents for the above llow.
St. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday, CONSUWTION1
Thursday and Saturday only. ALSO
Leaving time Is given in every case except I bare a positive remedy! fur tho above dIl,.e; Toni.
Y 'CLmm use thousands of m <>f t'io w'f\r.t hand and of ':
where arriving time is named. Deere & Co's Steel Pony ?, 2 and ltsndtoghavebew, 11' ,ortrprtln' faith'
Trains 1 and 2 7 and 8 9 and 10 and trains .
In Us effi.-arr. ''t I ''I I l) POTTI.fcS FREE: : I ID
Jacksonville Branch run daily. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, >? th<>r ,I ii, n v / i (,lit tliU dliea.e>
? Combination IMI Trains 3 and dally except Sunday. :.uiUJJ' .r' 4 ".11,
and Plain Culti- vr\
P Walking M l'i."y
: Trains 1 an 12 have Pullman Palace SleepIng .
IIJ u Hand f Force U'YI( I) Cars to and from New Orleans. vators.ALSO .
Trains 3 and 4. have through Pullman Re. PENNYROYAL PILLS"CHICHESTER'S
dining Chair and Sleeping Cars to and from
Three Complete Machines in One. Orlando. AGENTS FOR "
Trains 9 and 10 have through sleeping cars ENGLISH.
",''I haw agents all over the U. S. who are making to and from DeFuniak Springs.For Planet Jr. Cultivator and Garden Tools Tbe Original and Only Genuine.
;- /T n to#25 perday selling these puts! e. I gi\o maps, rates, etc., apply to Company's Safe and always RellaMo. Rowan wort him Imitations..
.their name' and address in catalogue BurTo Intro..tl1o Agents, or write to Washburn .Moens< : 1D.1l/peDsable LA DIES. Ask your Drantst for
lt I will send aBamrle pump express paid to A. O. MAcDONKr.L.: Chlchentert.English"and take no other,or CIoM 6c.
any express! etatiou in the U.S.f or$ ..Made of brass ( u. for particular to Utter by return aw1dLNAME
f:en. L'a's. & Tie.-1. 1vNrtt.Ii I. BARBED WIRE FtM'IXi.We PAP E R. Ch Ida! eater eo..
Will Throw Water From 50 to 60 Feet K: "' .\ X*\' ht t I t.,.". %1I't, 2318!lacna.- are Phlttad .,P.
.I'| .III..FIR. keep the largest stock ofAGRICULTUltAI Sold by DrarcUt* eTerywher Ask for "C6tehee.
,, AND RETAILS FOR ONLY 600. ,- ter. ngll h" Peanyreyallllh. Take no otaefc '
\\L ftSftSSS'iifeJBSBte Fruit Trees IMPLl-nllN": Tin -- -

mentis a wonderful invention. AGENTS "25 Y8ars :.PoultiyYard" the tatp. Fancher Creek Nursery.STSTAV .
Y rvery >illustrated catalogue
teand rmsstAddress
r>rir 11 tt aid Edition. 108 How prevent Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspondence -
P. C. LEWIS Catskill X. Y. BOO mad POULTBT' CHOLERA, GAPES solicited. (: KISKN: having retired 'ironi the
tlie Fancier reekursery! "
.. anauenientof
aid ROUPE. 1 wrote It as a system of
bis eoniH-rtion with ,wild :Nur-ery: a d the i;
practical BOO and POULTRY keeping. .
t Ihi"tlt'l Thness hlll\I. :Y
nnder l nell i aunm!
s1) ( Symptoms and remedies for all diseases. Address
BEST t.onaw be carrini on a' >-('r.t" ore by .
ROOFING will ,
s ow to feed for Egg*. stamp A copy of
Free .... "The Core Dale Poultry Yard," containing fling. F. UOKIUNC.Proprietor >>1 ;. :i1
S. B. HUBBARD & CO. f" r
ESTAB.1866. W.H.FAY&CO.CamdeoIN.J. o Catalogue and Price List of 80 varieties FREE. \ : ol the "rancher I;re.'k Nnr"er ', : 1

Alao fit. LOUIS. M1NKEAPOLI8. OMAHA. Z A. M. LANC Box 846, Cincinnati.O. JackAonrllle, Fla., Fresno, Cal ,' March }17,1 1S8T. ;-l:,'

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; MAY 2,1887.1 THE FLORIDA _.
"0' .t.. ri i R .1 .-'- -- -' . 391

>- PR

I. 1 SAVA.NNA tIN''I 1C .Years Established.WHOLESALE .

C.' EJ. :J?.A.L.1\I.EIFI.: : ..
. TIME -FOR- -
? 53:to' 55 HOURS NEW YORK ,
BETWEEN ICO I?.atle Street, few York.
BOSTON Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished -
Savannah. New York on application.
and Philadelphia ItEFEREsCEs-Chathnm National Bank,Thnrber,Whyland;Co., New York City; also,
and between Boston al AND Banks and established Produce Merchant New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Boston.

.and Sayauaah am .. _.
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., .,t 65'' to 70 HOURS. "" PHILADELPHIA.Central .


i Ocean Steamship Companv. Bu.dded Orange and Lemon Trees,

Tropical and Seml-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees: strong and well rooted
and especially adapted to onth Fioii.! a.
( or OO Meridian Time) An inspection is invited inquiries bv mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
on 8PJ1I1.-:ttlcatl. I*. 1>. 1IOYT, Bay View. HlMsboroneli Co.. F'a.VILLIAJI .
Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct.

Cabin,$25; fcteerage,812.50; Excursion (return trip),W3.5U.: \ KAVENCL. President.

TJItfi Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher..;..Sunday, May 112:00m ,
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C- Daggett .. ........... ...........Tupaday, May 3-2Vp.m; )
CilY 0V AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W. Catharine...... ...............Friday, May r5:00: p.m
.. NACOOCHEE, capt. Kempton.!..........................,.........Sunday, May\ CHARLESTON, S. C. ,
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.. ..." ,........:.....................Tuesday, May 10- fctfl(: p. m
t CHATTAHOOCHEK Capt. H. C. Dafg tt ... "' May 13-10:30: a. m

CITY OF AUGUSI'A. ..... ....H...................SunJ lay, l\fay5-12:00-m
1 ttAOOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton May\ 17- 'f-OOp.m. E established; 1870.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Friday, May 20- 4:00 p.m
t CMATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Daggett..- Sunday, May Z- 5:00 a.m
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. J. W. Catherine......!...............Tuesday, May 24- 6:30 p. m ; '.. i:
NACOOCHEE,Capt.Kempton.,., Friday, May 27- 8:30a.m
.,... m
I CHAIAHOOCIiE, Capt. H. C. Daggett.. Tuesday,, Dray 31-11:00: m High Grade Fertilizers. '


u GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge. ..................._........._........_Thursday: May 5,at 4:00 p.m
MERRIMACK, Capt- G. Crowell-.-..............................-. hursday, May 12, at 9:30: a. m
M TE CITY, Capt.,Hedge .......................-................................Thursday, May 19,at 3:30 p.m Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element,
MERRIMACK,Capt. G.urowell; ....._......................-.................Thursday, May 26, at 8:00 a. m German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats,
FOR PHILADELPHIA.These High Grade Rice Fertilizer, Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.

( Steamers do not Barry Passengers: ]

i 1 DEHSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes...............:..........................:...........:Saturday, May\ 76:00: p. m
.IUNIATA, Capt. Asklns.. ..........::...........................-Saturday, May 14-11:30 a. m All Orders Promptly File ..
DESROUG, Capt. N. F. Howes..............?......................................Saturday, May 21- 5.00 p.m .
e JUNIATA,Capt.Asklns..._..................._....._......_.::.._.Saturday,May 289:30 a. m R. M. MEANS, Treasurer


Connecting:, with the .Savannah, Florida,and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Braidentown Real Estate Agency.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. .
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal polnt North,East and.Northwest
TN Savannah.. For further particulars apply. to EDGAR M. GRAHAM,
Pier No.85, North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah Ga. Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,

RICIIARuSON & BARNARD, Agent-, Savannah Pier, B .ston. Braitlciitowii Manatee Co. Fla.
W. L.JAMES, Agent,,13 B.Third Street, hl1 .delphla" ,
6 J. D. ASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida x Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y. Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years' residence In
For Information and Ticket apply to Manatee County Personal'knowledge: of most of the lands throughout the county. At a
G. M.SORREL. Gen. Manager: _H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. practicing Attorney,and as County Judge for a number of years, I have had occasion to
become familiar with 'many titles and the County Records Having been continuously engaged
J. 8.:ClIAMBERLINE. :ESTABLISHED. 1872.: H. E. CHAMBEKLINE. ,nil these years,in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable products
of this me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of

J. S. CHAMBERLINE & GO., lands suitable.furnished.Maps Correspondence and Abstracts furnished solicited., Titles examined'and Deeds executed.: Information

NOTE.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the' beautiful Manatee River,about
FRUIT & PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS thirty-five miles south oi Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Adjacent

I Nos.5 North Market and 5 Clinton Sts., Itostoii, t:ass. are the lovely Terra.Cela, &arasotaand Palma Sola Bays,teeming with all kinds offish
,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building silts In 1
REFERENCES.G. Haler, Cashier Fanuell Hall National Bank, Boston; Richardson t: the world with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands,where tropical fruits and
Barnard Agents Boston and Savannah 8. S. Co.,Savannah Ga.* H. D'nton, Gainesville choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.
j Fla.; J. oozier Ocala, Fla.; A. C.Turner,Clear \\ ater Harbor,Fla.; A. H. Manville\ ,Jacksonville -
Fla. aa i

C> tJ. :Et :FI..A.VC> :E=LZTE Well Curbing and Chimney Flues 1 a

A.,RELIABLE FERTILIZER FOR __= Cheaper and Better than Brick. fr
OJ.OUTrees and All Ifiiicls of Vce'tnbles.

Natural food for plant-life Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtaina r FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental

strictly good fertilizer will rind It to his interest to try this. It is not a concentrated Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. ,
chemical fertilizer but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent. +

: Price in Sacks $IO. O Ton. i Address I j

Bend for Circulars. I.have no'agenta.: Address Office 52Vtf) West Rnv Rtr *t. Jacksonville Fla.YliAtt. tt1ttlt >
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In Circuit Court, Duval County, F1C"r1da-Jn
ORANGES, '- 14)JIONS. Chancery. '
Vail Nurseries
,Ponies:ran- ieo Guavas, Ihomas C.Clalborne
\ 'ates, Figs Bananas.
vs. }
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL Pine-AppleQ Betsy Clalborne. }
I :rapes, Avoc uJoP'r8.
i. Pears. Anona, It appearing by affidavit annexed to com
m Pecans, Catalogue Free. ..Acacia plainant's bill in the above entitled cause, J! a''
Oriental 1 erluni, that the defendant Betsy( laiborne, Is a resIf
Plums and W. G. TOTJSEY Ca'adlnm, ident ol the ounty of (ook. In the State of ,J.
1 Persimmons,* Polncl na, Illinois; that she is over the age of twenty- .:,. p
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P I J LIMES, Etc. Sefner, ffillsborough Co., Fla. PALMS, Etc. The Great Farm. Industrial and Stock Periodical one years; it Is therefore ordered that the <: t
said Claiborne do demur
Betsy plead :-,
or answer
ONLY of the South It embrace! in its constituency I..,:
ASK FOR AND TAKE to the complainant's bill on or before
o the succe-sfui intelligent farmers,progressive of this and section sub the 2d day of May, A. D., 1887: otherwise a i':y>"
;;; decree coufesso will be enterrd 1.I.
pro against,
and as an advertising medium for the :Mere her.

l Lily Baking Powder chant.Manufacturer, Stock-Raiser and Pro. It is further ordered that a copy of this or-,
feolsionnlIun is absolutely unequalled. Space der be pubU' bed In the FLORIDA DISPATCH
r l 1 Judiciously l employed in its columns Is always!
9T once a week for the space thirty days.T. .
remunerative. By recent purchase it now ..E. BUCKMAN
\ combines: The Dixie }FarmerAtlanta Ga.: t.-
i Clerk the
Emblem_ purity. HuralSun. of Circuit Court lluval Co. Ift'-
the I'lantation Ala. the ,
,Montgomery ; I i March: 2,'), 1887.
Nashville, Tenn.; The Southern Farm t
ers' Monthly, Savannah Ga. Southern
.Absolute 'Purity and]Strength Guar ,.. World, Atlanta.Ga.; the 1'lacnixAgricultur.1st .

t i anteed. ;-Marietta,;Ga.,and.unites.the .patrons ojthes r .
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-"' with its'own large list of subscribers.
.0r ",-L.: ... v The press and people all.testify Its great, {
\ merits as a medium for cont--oiling.Southern Type ?
r ; ",- trade. In advance HORT-HAND kltlre Ei
::e"r ';- I Subscription, one' year :
;. .. postage,: paid,$1.50. Sample copies'sent tree d set
,,to"i.. ..-.'. ,,' Advertisements, per line,SOc. We go to press I lnsJes g iln> Nt.tO. t.tS.;Roth arts'iO eta.
?.,, +' r 'II the"25th of each month preceding our date. No stamps accepted. Send silver or postal not*.
,*. 'Y It PREPARED ONLY BY /i jI J Address These lessons are complete,tnd an the same from
I .. xr Iry'pp' / t 11 THE CULTIVATORJPUBLI8HING CO. which student are taught at lUreo's Colleges and which
enable its to fit students for Shorthand and
.1 P. O..Drawer 8.Atlanta Oa.
;; sfflcfl positions In Three 1Uoalb.time The lessons are
f. : f ]J EARDSLEE.. &:.FAIRLIEj t PR VED solely the work of'Mr.Curtis haven can: be teamed at home
t y a child,.and cannot be obtained except at one of liaren'i
j i Colle< Florida'Chemical as "They are a great advance beyond other systems making
I Works, Fks Catlons d dslPA spskIhtaod > the acquisition of Short-1I&D4 comnaratiTelj easy" Address
t e bronco. Stxe hens and jran7 -' either Uatsn's Colleges New York: N.Y.; Philadelphia.ra. .
fin tba .),Ite purity and daliemcby commend! .;chtesgo.Ill.; a Cincinnati,.O.; 8aa,Francisco,Cat. '
Jacksonville, ..Florida. rssDz MIABY.i' taraU.8okT dxuggbt*i and storekeepa 1'ta a.

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. LANDS,. A Beautiful Spot-in a Healthy Location. New York, Charleston Florida '"


( HUNTING DOGS, Unequalled for Orange Culture and Trucking. STEAMSHIP LINE.. :. '

,ANDFANCY On the F. R. & N. Co's matn..llne,2Z miles A
south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Leesburg. The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON &: NEW YORK

POULTRY. Transportation unexcelled.A I From JACKSONVILLE .......... ....................................Every FRIDAY.
specialty of Educational Facilities, moral From FERNANDINA...........:................................... .....Every SUNDAY.In .
home Influences, health and reasonable I connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION. COMPANY. j
A. .J A. D A 1\.1: S. profits from all agricultural and Industrial From Jacksonville.

MANATEE, FLA., of pursuits. Home All I ask and Is a personal Inspection CHEROKEE (New) :............,..........................Friday, April lat 9:30am
I Orange vicinity. I SEMINOLE (New).................. .....................:.......Friday, April 8, at .JOOa m
Notary Putll.*and Justice of the Peace. Will sell Real Estate, Orange Groves,Town CHhROKEE (New)....... ..............,............................ Friday, April 10:30am
Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands. SEMINOLE (New)...... .......:.."..................... .............Friday, April 'to!, at 4:00am
Has for Bale one thousand acres of choice Orange Home Is an ESTABLISHED TOWN-! SEMINOLE (New)................... ... .- ......:..................... Friday I ,April2>,at 8:30am
land on )1..natt'c.h' sight of Manatee, mails, general stores,etc. From Fernandina.
Bralt[ ,deatown Kllenion 1; aid Palmetto, ands Every Sunday afternoon, on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Company'strains.
Corcspondence solicited. References of the
manufacturers' agent for l Fencing.Poult .
*y Netting, Lime, Cement Fertilizersand best furnished. Steamship DELAWARE. ........................... ....................Sunday, April 3, P m
Plantation 'Supplies, Cracked <.orn and Don't buy until you write to me. CITY OF ATLANTA .............................. .....Wednesday,April 6pm
Rice Qra ulated Lime, Rock Hnd -hell. cat YEMARSEK................ .........._...................Sunday,April 10, pm
tie and Poultry teed<< gi'ound to order in W. C. DODD CITY OF COLUMBIA............... .. ....... ............. .Sunday,April 17, pm ,
steam mill on i-remlses. Orange Home,'Sumter Co., Fla. '. YEMAHSEE -.,............... .. .............. .. ..............Sunday,April 2I,pmII
Has also breeding kennels of acclimated CITY OF COLUMBIA. ............................ .. .....Sunda, May
Laverack and Irish S turs Irish Bull Ter- Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E. R.,New York, every WEDNESDAY: and
riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado The Largest and Most Complete Estab SATURDAY,at 3. p. m. Wednesdays' ships for Fernandina and Saturdays' ships. for Jack-
Catch or Tiger Dogs (tor wild hogs, bear and lishment South. sonville.
tramps). The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are: unsurpassed. Every atten
tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments from New York via
For further information apply
w are well-stocked with freshly imported male I
blrdK which are mated with caretully selected; CLARENCE WAGNER Agent, J. A. LESLIE,Agent,
' hens of our own raising'v rioty being: Fernandina Fla. Jacksonville, Fla.
allotted to separate enclosures In a lorty cre 8ti:J Bay St.,cor. Hogan.
orange grove. t gg8' .lelully packed in baskets THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE &: CO., Gen.Agents r
at following prices: 3'i.Broaway.' N. Y. 12 South Wharves, Philadelphia,So Broadway, N. Y.
White Leghorns (JnapP'fI) lt Games 1 --
,. (Heathwoods), Plymouth Hocks (Hawkins), 1M
I Game ratHms.Sbouldlup8)( ), Light LJrahmas I + 50,000 Orange 100 000 Peach
(Williams), Ltouen and Muscov Ducks, Jl.tO
per thlrtet>n.
*'Jalborn and Cuban Games,Silver He. rdeil TREES. j.,
and Crested Polish, W. F. Black Spanish! ;Huff
Cochin inid n Laced 8e*'bright s aid Imperial _
White( .Pekin Ducks,fl.5> ptr thirteen. :
White Crusted," Back! Polands, Moudans, Orders booked now for Fall delivery of every variety of tree, both fruit and ornamental. .

WyandotU?" (Preston), Lnn gl\hanR (Crouds), Including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Pcen-To, Bid well, Honey
Boneys Brown Leghotns $2.00() per thirteen. Geo. S. Hacker & Son I
.. Bronze aud Seminole Turkeys, SJ.OO' per an-lot) er varieties of PEACHES; Kelsey, Botankio, Masu and other varieties of JAPAN .
Booted Whl e Cuban Carrier Plgeers,11.50 MANUFACTURER OF PLUMS; seven varieties of'JAPAN PERS MMONS; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives, Grape

per pair. DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, MOULDING Nut Trees; etc.; :Nrevllleas, Acacias, Poinclanas Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS (pot

I grown).
Farmers' and Carts And Material.
Wagons Building 42-Wrlte for advance prices on orders booked previous to July 1,.1887.

Office and Warerooms, King Cannon St. ,
If you want a first-class Wagon or CHI op. H. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte Nurseries, ; ,
Cheap for Caik,call on Charleitton, S. C.FITS. "

Jacksonville, Fla.
Office H. Berlack'j Store. East Buy Street I CURE '

V Carts and Drays from......923.00> to!' ..U.t When t fly cure I do not mean merely to stop them for.
: Urn and tUen hate them return again. I mean a radical
ear*. I bare made the-dlaeaae of FITS,EPILEPSY or F1U
INO SICKNESS a life-Ion.t1ld,. I warrant my remedy REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
ear the wont caea. Became others bare failed 1 no :
aft reason for Dot now ncttTlng a cure. fiend at onco foratreatlaa JACKSONVILLE, FLA., .
and a Free Bottle of my Infallible remedy; Gift
&% wlUaowlPORs ADL E. BOOT notblnc>> for triaL Has for sale choice Lot*. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits, Col-
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and I 8. ,IM Pearl it Zsi.T I lects Rents and Interest, Negotiates Loons, etc.J. "
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C!. CUrF.IF.V: Prudent. L. D. IIOSM. n.. Treasurer. .
,. Oranges and Lemons! '


I n nRignmen's's solicited. Llbrral advances with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list Includesthe
tna 1r.' Would be pleaded to correspond with choicest varieties o( the Citrus family grown. Also
ro4 "tll"""_ II.I.u, ch' lrln to here.
parties ; ship
i -A Peaches Pears Plums Grapes and other Fruits.
tO"'fCJ;' Mtninirrs ITIorri&oii & Co., I '

The very best and cheapest Fence made. 171 jjoutnVater St., Chicago. I Our stock is one of the largest In the State. Thornle&s and Early Fruiting varieties. a

Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which Refer to Metropolitan National Bank Chicago specialty. It. .V. PITRCIC
each picket t is firmly riveted. Can be put up ;'J. V. Farwell A Co.,Clltca o. I I Indian Co. ,Fla
Springs, Orange ,
very rapldiy anti i so as' not to lOal.-verv: dnrno '
ble. The only I fvnc used by the Boston and : STANDARD HAitHG TOOLS
Albany H. It. ('o. Do not confound It with ;: I
an inferior article 5 ;C2 STACRINQ\ OUT IN FIELDS Oft MOWING AWAY IN BARNS Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
For descriptive. (' address as above.BEAUTIFULLY Tie: of a good Hay Carrier and Fork.few hoar in catching I
---- time may are: man times lu cost. At such times anythioctbat OAKLAND, ORANGE CO.. FJLA.
\ faUui! : the Uaudlioj of hay lessens the risk from bad weather.JTour I
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and r

1 I I Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.

Catalogue and Price List tree, on application to Manager.. Address ,

w I I Oakland, Orange Co.,, Fla. '

E Crnppfsa Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, Palms, Etc. .
w.. Pork.h .
ILLUSTRATED.This te *Whtel Carrier.
Magazine 'Portrays American Our stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes In .
TTe tntnnfarture Anti-Frtetion, Revertible Swivel' and Rod very large quantities, we are enabled to quote at unusually low pi Ices. New Catalcgue will
thought; and life from ocean to flu Carrier, Harpoon and Grapple Hor.e Har F rkt, Pulley, ..
"ocean is filled with Floor llnok.etc. AIM the celebrated Halladajr Pompini and be mailed free to all applicants. Address ,.',, '.p. "
, ", pure high-class) Geared Wind Hills Corn Sheller, Feed Mills. Stalk Cutter, '
( literature, and, can be' safely welcomed Jlnrlle Power. Jack, Tank. Pumps.,..ef. Send for catalogue P. J. BEltCKMAVS, \
and price Arrnt wantM in all nn l nei1 ferritorr. "'
in any family circle. U.S. WIND ENGINE Jb PUMP CO., Batavlo. TU. Fruitland Nurseries,
1-No j agents employed. S$ Augusta Ga. )


Samptt Copy of current number nailed. .. upon. *...' : eV. Y'rr:1: an.: ? b. e 1 :p s ; ;.:

'etlpt of 25 ct,., back numbers,' 15 cts..Premium SOLE MAKERS CFTHENILES&61WESTERN sANFORD FLORIbA.

Address& '1'. BUSH &; SON, Polishers, ,,, o TffiSORGHUM HAND BOOK CHEMICAL MANURES .M.
130 & 132 Pearl St., N. Y. -'tfl .ED + OF&RSHUMANDITSMANUFACTUREIXTOsyWPaSUaftlLSD.7 FFEECW APPLICATION. Oranges Trees! and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,

\. FRUIT EVAPORATOR! No Vermin-Feeding, Compounds used in the Manufacture, ,of these Goods '. ..;

The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want. Many} .
Secure A>'ency'NOW. CATALOGUE years' tests find them to be all that Is claimed for them. References can be given but It 1 ,
KM. CO., cmclmsati, Mo.( needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that r these are the itandard., -: -

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