The Florida dispatch
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 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: August 22, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
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System ID: UF00055757:00087
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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DaCosta & Manvillc, Proprietors. JacksevIV Fla., Monday, Augast 22, 1887. New Series ,Vol.: 7, No.:34*'

IffiAlffiY 9 Arcnlttti

Stoves, .........,..,... Crockery, ELLIS & MCCLURE,.
Tin-ware, '. O. S. .L'ENGLE'' .
CLEANSED Chandeliers, Architects and Civil Engtastrs,

t Granite_Iron-ware: Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings
Lamps, of all kinds,Sanitary work eta
PURIFIEDAND Oil Stoves, .' .. ..<:';-;:r, '. srm Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.,
Silver-ware. P.o. Box TOT Jacksonville Kla.AARDWARBI .
BEAUTIFIEDBY : Gas Fixtures,

House Furnishings :'COMPANY .
: Freezers,
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CUTICURA.oI '. .4: Refrigerators
Table Cutlery, .
Gate City Filters,
A beautify' g the skin <>i children and In- Fire Dogs, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner, Tea and
fanU and curing torturing akin,'scalp,and blood,with lo n of hair, from Baskets and Wooden-warel I Sets.
Infancy to old age, the CUTICCBA REMEDIESate
Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.
Infallible.CUTICDEA \ GEO. L. M000N{
,the great RKTN CURE,and Gun- ,ft
CURA **OAP,un exquisite: kln. Beaut tier,pro :;)::;
pared from It, externally and CUTICUKA HEeoLV ROCKWELL & KINNE "
NT,the new Blood Puffier, Internally, .
Invarlab'v: succe d when All otner remedies ." Successors to Nichols,;Rock well&Co.,Wholesale and Retail A- (New Building at Old Stand.) f4Q' -

and tile best pbyslrlanR fall. HardwareStev House TurnwhiRg I fecwds- Gratei MaRtl! Paints ..... V3SW r.A"
t CUTICUBA nKMKniEs' are ab'olateiypure s, -J., ,, .::>> : BtfKJiMt9r" ?-__ &; ... .J'
and tbe wily infallible akin tw autlflprs andblood ,.-. \W,"' ;4 .'f A.IlIlR(_ Et-L :" &*4Z'West'Bay St.V:; Jacksonville, Fla..
:purifiers free from poisonous Ingredients.
Parties town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices.of any-
1 Bold everywhere. Price, CUTICUBA bite;, goods they may need in our line. Prices lower than ever. '. "

SoAP. c.: RESOLVENT,81. Prepared by the 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville Fla.. :, x.. "y
POT IEB, Dituo AND Cui ucAL Co., Bo&ton, : '. -
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-Send for How. ti Care Skin Dlsf'uos." ,
Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tlnwar*,
BABY'Skin and Scalp preserved' and b an-' ;K1 SIMM, EE: ,LAND AGENCY Honsefurnitthlns Goods Granite...and

tined by CUTICUBA MEDICATED -, "*::,,,., Agate rare, Sash Doors Blinds- "*

B0AP. ", OIU, Agricultural Implements, .
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CONTROLLING :.::. Iron and Steel,Uope,Keltlng, *'.

AMP. 11.1 Hose and Packing, Pumps, ,
H t EGE Steam and Water Pipe
3,000,000 Acres '% and Fittings, Four
I -, :v: Steel Galvanized
The best equipped aehool In the 8ta.te aeeommodat1olll in the State.' ', Fence Wire,
of the Blchest.Lands
strictly nr V-clMi i heated by team and lf hted by gu i
only two younsr ladlw to the room j splendid faulty" of Mantels,
experienced" teachers. Session begins tod MondayInBeptember. ". Grates,
particulars orCatalognetaddrett
J if. r.PArXBBSON.pru..Lezbagton.KlI.. all the Etc.
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isston Companies,

Kissimmee Land Company, ::. .

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Correlated withTaaderfoiltUalTeraitjr.raQUgeB ti g ea

tog.114 Ample In Facnlty.every Department Huslc.Art.CaUsUien1ca.tjpleudid new.Heultlu build.! ; ;; : SouthFlorida:R. R Co's Lands.. Lightning PowdeT,VArmen'Frleiaa. .

... cceislbilUr! For CaUtoroe.address .. :.J" ,;1,.,... ,"' and Dons Flows Dangler Oil Store, ,
w .wr.PEIC1..D.IprosNaehviUC.Te.tf "
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Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks. ,first-class Pine:Land. : for, Biinges,Sou'h..rn. (St. Ixial)White ';,
WESLEYAN FEMALE INSTITUTESTAUNTON. range Uroves, and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. ,f, "'
J Lead, )(a"ul'7" Pure Colors In Oil,

--- TJLRGIS1A., Masury's Railroad &4 Liquid
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'C>ran.fje G-ro"'Ve ,., Standard 8 &;.le..
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O. .T .Send+for I Price. ndDescripUonLlst. :,' ;','.. LOOKOUT STOVES. ., t
Opens One of the FIRST SCHOOLS : J' ; < .
September rsU 1887. : I, ,,1\ i. ... ".
>OR YOUNG LADIES m THK UNION. AH Department ,1 -5: ; ', r" .t "
thorough. Buildings elegant Steam heat. Gas lI"ht. Situa ,,: : ': PRICES SAME. AS IN CHATTANOOGA.Tln .
ion beautiful. splendid. Pupils from nineteen Sates.. ,1rJT} '.," \
Ciliate .
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All Important' advantages ia one greatly reduced charce.Board, ; ;" .:v; *' .-*.*
Washinj',Ughts English..Latin,,FrehtbCsetal. an. 'Music for .:;;;>- .,': .. :: '",{..: ;: < : ': ':' >' .< .&- Roofing,Sheet Iron,.Copper and Tim
SchoUMictar.fnMn 60.
to June fa ForCatal writs .
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to 1y.!WM.A.HAXHO DO; ,PrtsSdeat.StauMtoaViqclai, *> Refer,,,, to. this. paper. < Kissimmee, Orange-. -- v"County. ,.Fla.! Work to-order., '
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y Lowest Rates of Freight Always Given
Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and :Boa*
ton via Mallory!8J3.: Line I rum?terra 21 East River,NewYorlt

:: ALWAYS THE. LOWEST. DlreeteonnedJoaatJrernandlnawithJr.R.&N.R--, ,
,., For Jacksonville and all Interior points in the State.
,t',The magnificent Tron Steamships of this. Line will sail from 1 -
FERN" AN DIN A,FL\.,lor fcEW;:YORK every Thursday even- ,s This Pioneer Line offers taFlorfdlans: ,the Traveling Public
tog alter arrival of 4:30 train from.J..; ksonvllle, and.evening' and
Shippers oi Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from cedar Key,Ocalo Leesburg,Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York
Routh Florida
points. 'Through Tickets and information secured in advance at
RIO GRANDE..__...__._....Thursday,August 11 principal points in Florida. Staten reserved from Jack
STATE O* TFJTJUSU..-._...__-':.Thursday.August 18 sonvllle or Fernandloa office.
RIO QRANDPLi..NN...................... .,_...Tbnr day,August 25 43-Tralns leave F. R. &N. Co's Main Depot foot of Hogan
STATE OF TRXA8_..,.._._::'-... M..ThnrBday; ,Hept RIO GRANDE..................___._.ThnrsdaytFeptennher 8 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, foot of Centre bt.
.B ATE OF TEXAS-_....___...J* hrrsday,September 15 attention< is extended Fernandlna.
RIO GRAND) ....._.....?...._.___..T1: urnday,September 22 ,by Every this line. The possible table is supplied:: with passengers the best going the! 4For Tickets and State-rooms and further information' .
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STATE OF'TrXAS.- .. .j Lursday,September 29 New York and Florida markets afiord. apply to

,R.- W. SOUTHwICK, Agent,Fernandina Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Travllng Agent. J. M..CUTLER, Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville. ,Fla
('.. H.MALT ORY) & ro.. General A gents.Purr'! 2)East River,foot,Fulton street New York Clty


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'rite HF'loar :Ida. D.1 pa-to.h. LLn.e: : -

With the Magnificent Connections.

J The Great. Fast Express Freight System of the South.

Th9 attention shippers is directed to the Plant 8.S. Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa, and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford, Pa..
latka and Jat'k onv1lle.South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F.& W. By between. Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah -
Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean ,Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and North wettt. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections

..' -4 Double dall j test freight service for all points West via Albany,Jean and Savannah.Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West Albany,Jesnn and Sa-
vannah to all points in Florida;.fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville;Calla
(*Dally fast: freight all rail; connection via the Atlantic Coast Line' to all Eastern, Interior ban and Live Oak.
And Coast points,including New York, Boston, Philadelphia Baltimore, Washington and Trl-weekly service by>> the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York(New Pier 85,North River,) direct. for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steams"hi p Company.. ,leaving Savannah days
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
Twice a week for B Utlmore via the Merchant and Miners Transportation Company leavtor Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight train.
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line froiw New England to the Pontb.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., ,, ''g from Philadelphia every Saturday tOl-
Savannah, every Thursday.. Savannah direct. -
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving. Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers_ per week
very Saturday. from Baltimore Savannah direct making close connection with 8F.& W. Ry for all
"Steamships! are subject to change without notice. v' points South.ThePlorida '
.. Dispatch lane J 1411 the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North,East and, West to Florida For full particulars,rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply
to any agent of the above lines,or to ,-** .. WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Pavannan, Ga.
a D. OWENS, Traffic Manager Savannah,Ga. 'r : < W. M. DAVIDSON-.Gen'1 Traffic Agent.Jacksonville, Fl*.
H,M. BCHXJEY,Trav Agent. Gamely lie. J:E.!.DBATTOIT..Trav.Agent,Lire Oak.- J.H. STEPHENS,Agent Jacksonville.SETTLERS .




Offers' Choice Fruit and Vegetable, Lands near" transportation for Investment" or Cultivation. SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS r
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails.
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan If desired. Address Supplying Not Only Plant Food but Organic Hatter.
JAB., M.KKTCAMKR,President,over Bank. of Jacksonville,or W.;B.' GKANTtSuPt., .

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Ammonia. ............... ..'f'.'?,... 4 per cent l I Phosphoric Acld.v................. 2.}. p cent.
r' 55 -'- .. Sulphate,. Potash.........1:. ....... 6percent .. -""

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,' 3/percent I
Has for sale '
Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etaJ. ., ,
: C. GREET",EY, President. L. P. HOSItlER Treasurer. "
16 Tears Established.WHOLESALE .

GS.. P.A.Lr1\llER.: : I

MERCHANT I have used Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plants,.,
COMMISSION and I do not want anything, better.
HENRY G. HUBBARD, Crescent City,Fla.I .
tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an.
,,:-..: 166 Reaae Street, New York. excellent"and cheap Fertilizer which will greatly Improve the land, and is not simply
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports fortxished stimulant. .., JJll* -
on appUcatton.I H. LEGLER,Haskell Fla.
I ,'RKKEBKNCES-Chatham National Bank,Thurber,Whyland &Co., New York C ity *ls "
Bank and established Produce Merchants New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Bosto PRICES PER TONI ,

Orange Tree Manure.,.;......,in sacks ?24 001 Vegetable? Manure ............. in sacks $17 (00.)(
Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR "w t, -.", -,-" :t.-i.7..inbbls.".:.," 2500|I M" ...............in bbls. 18 00.

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Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace. ,

,, Braifteatewn, Manatee Co., Fla. : :-" CEO. HUTCHINSON,
Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years'residence' in 3
Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. As a Crescent City, Florida.
,practicing Attorney,and an County Judge fora number of years, I have had occasion to
become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged -
,Ml these years.in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable products BUILDING I MATERIAL I
ofthi semitropical sectIon.gives me advantages In the selection of the various qualities of
lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Inioi-
maUou tnrnilbed. Correspondence solicited.Nara.Braldentown THE LARGEST STOCK IN FLORIDA. .
Is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about y' -"
miles south ot Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margar.et. Ad- FRONT PRESSED BKICK.....................................................$10.00.per 10eo.
lucent thlrty-nve are the lovely Terra Cela, Sarasota and Palma Sola:Bays teeming with all kinds of GOOD FLORIDA ........................................"............. 9.it" .; *.:J? t.
bah,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most i beautiful building sites In Lime,Plaster Lath,Cement Hair,Fire,Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar.;"" \. .
the world, with thousands. acres of hammock and pine lands' ,where tropical fruit and .",'' TYSEN, SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay'St.
choice vegetable may be grown to perfection.

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"juiceness" and "absence of fibre." We shall:never grow enough Blood They please me in this particular part
;:':': eibtus hole And 'the findings of the judges at the oranges'to glut the market. They are of the.State. I shall grow diem tillI
last South Florida Fair on citrus "F ncy"" in looks, and never disappoint -I ''find- something better. 'Good and
For>!the FLORIDA DISPATCH. fruits grown under the most unfavorable when:sampled.A best are quite different words. '
"O THE ORANGE 'GROVE. conditions we ever had in the box I had last month from New Of the Tangerine, from all I can
;. !'. State, pointed to the fact that our I.York are identical with those grownin gather, I am inclined to the belief
Varieties:When to Fertilize--Distance imported varieties were taking rapid ;, Florida, and pleased me very much. I Dr. Cowgill's is unsurpassed. My
to Plant--Etc. advances to the front in point of merit. j While:they were genuine wine color friend, E. H. Hart, I conclude, be-
.'No one sets a grove of orange trees I have not changed my opinion as inside, they have a soft flexible rind, : lieves 'in it from his record of Premiums -
today, who doubt the success of the in, favor of Jaffa and Majorica first, and I found outside that rind magnesia at the State Fairs. The : Mandarin
undertaking,baring acts of providence.He Jaffa for tenderness of' pulp, absence and a,trace of salicilic acid. Notwithstanding is my preference in taste;and if you
looks upon the venture as no longer of seed, vinus flavor, as well as a. pro- : their long journey to will ship them early, taking,into con-
doubtful. He considers it has been I lific tree. I do not stand alone here. New York, and from New York to sideration the greater number: they
demonstrated beyond cavil that there ; Such men as Wm. Saunders and Mr.; Florida, they were in excellent condi--: will bear, the result in money will be
is a sure competency, at*'least one Redmond, both of whom are credited tion. There are two :varieties of them best. Early in the season there has .
year with another,.in 'the;growing of j with acute tastes; have repeatedly expressed imported by General l Sanford. | been only a minimum loss in shipping
oranges for _market. ,The class of the pfl n9 opinion. The early Oblong is a. good bearer, leaving! remunerative_ results. But, _as
lands by this time oughtto .'. .,'- I said of the lemons the
be pretty well known ': ? habit of fullcrops depends -
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on which it is best to j'' "> \ on how much you
set groves. Individualsmay "'"''' '. .' v.1i?: .. give back as well as the
differ, but I believe a. qualtity of what you
there is a common consensus 1 1 I \ 1S a 4 put back. It will repay
among most of t you not to do it
the older growers as to grudgingly. '
what this land is. Their The..qualityof the Sat-
acts in their later:; set- suma is superior 'either
ting of trees will decide of the last two..' It is
quite as much as their hardly tree. It is a
writings, this question.No small bush at most, diminutive
one covets the look- / indeed. I
tng of a failurein the have never seen one ca-
.face. Life is short,and ,. 1 d pable of holding more
a" failure is a failure.It than half a,box. True,
counts for very ,, I have no buds older
little that we can ac- than six years. It is
count for it. Excuses, 1 the most hardy orange
however good, do not tree I have seen-fruit,
do away with the fact or loose rind, high colored
calamity of such fail- and very few seed.Plant
' ure. It is,the height of : six by twelve feet.
wisdom here to take .,.... 4: ; ; ; Of all the native varieties

Davy Crocket's advice: I have seen, the
"Be sure you are right 3 Homosassa heads the

then go ahead." Glean J list. The tree has great
from r stamina bears well andit
no one man en "' ,
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tirely. Take no one 4f's is an excellent orange.I .
m an's dictum. "To err -- .a confess to a little
is human. It is "in the % r ,1 11 / y. disappointment that its
mouth .of three ,( .. did reach
two or score not a
witnesses" at leant: that ; : 1 higher point at the late
"everything shall be ; South Florida Fair. It
TEXAS UMBRELLA CHINA TREE. (For description page 700.) .
established. It is no will continue to be
compliment to ask a man's opinion I do not say it is the hest orange in and graded well for young trees; giving largely grown.
'unless you have some confidence the world. The Majorica has a more promise of better reports at no The St. Michael is the most prolific
' in the man. It is worse than idle to handsome and thinner rind, more at- distant day. orange I grow;largely overbears itself,
do so, if it be only curiosity on your tractive in shape, not seedy, but moreso The Bahia's story has been told by unless you as largely fertilize, not so
part just to see what he will reply. than the Jaffa, but its flavor and not a few, but more of its friends will much more at a single application, but
Every man should be his own special; acid in <\ hot spring day are unsure yet certainly tell their story in the by applying more times. It is not so
identity, his distinctive individuality, passed to quench thirst. The tree is DISPATCH.The profuse a bloomer as some varieties.
his own exclusive possession. When prolific, and the fruit shows very little Maltese oval is a very solid but all blooms set and too many hold.
you have gotten such a man's opinions, tendency to rust. orange, keeps well and is prolific. No The blooming of all trees is the
you are at liberty to use them and as The Maltese Blood is a very hand- I one who carefully packs it for markets most exhausting period of the year,
far as you like make them your own some orange. Habit of the tree, to where it is known; will find fault with My practice has been to be sure
and your methods. But you are responsible the casual observer, very like the'r his agent when he gets account of plenty of help in the way of plant nu-
to yourself for the results that Jaffa and Majorica. To one .who sales. The habit of the tree is low and triment'was present in the soil, not
come of your acts as influenced by the closely looks at wood and cellular forms spreading.' The fruit splits badly on only that the bloom be perfect, but
advice you sought of your own free there is a considerable difference. The young buds in extremes of dry and that plenty be left to sustain and carry
will. Every new comer will never best specimen of it, at the last South wet weather. This tendency entirely forward nature's first effort for the tree
regret that he took time before he Florida Fair graded ninety-one and a .disappears as the tree advances in age. to "bear fruit after its kind." Just
decided as to where he would .set a half. A half a point higher than the All these spoken of above, except the here animal and vegetable physiologyrun
grove. best Jaffa, and two and a half points Bahia, are from the East and Eastern in at least parallel lines. (And
Next, as to varieties. The field is a below the best Bahia. From whereI portion of the Mediterranean? and where do they not so run?)
very broad one No one grower has judge, in the market, it counted for show a very close relati. nship. The .In passing, I never can be persuadedthe
them all. Consequently no one growercan me more than the Bahia per box in memorable freeze taught me they were Navel is a shy bearer eo long as it
say that this or that is best till he the same shipments. The retail dealerin more hardy than the Florida seedlings.I puts forth such amazing efforts to be
has grown it a few years beside another Chicago, selling some to a friend do not think any mistake will be fruitful in the way of blooms. I admit
which ranks high in another grove who happened in passing along, to made in growing them.I it has fallen into a bad habit. It
So much depends on what the plant or see my stencil on the box. -had them do not say these are all, the good is for us to assist it in getting rid of the
tree feeds in determining, "flavor",and placarded as Indian River oranges. varieties, or' .that they 'are the beSt: bad one,'to sustain and strengthen till



696 ._ ;==:==THE FLORIDA DISP fAuouar 22, 1887.

" the good habit is fully formed. Someone fruiting with marks of both varieties fectly yellow, but many still had benefit of fruit growers than any other,
will yet discover the secret of making so plain on the hybrid that "he who green streaks and spots on them. In in Florida, I seek through it, for the
the Navel bear and keep bearing. runs might read." You may trust some boxes I found a dozen or more first time, by personal inquiry, a little
We must not yet discard so good an both, :Mr. Hart and Dr. Moore, to perfectly rotten; in others only one or for my own benefit. I am propagatinga
orange. No man who takes counselof keep abreast the times on the questions two. You could not find one in a strain, race, variety or species of
his fears succeeds. of oranges and their varieties.As hundred partly rotten-they were limes, but can't tell from whence they
The l best time to apply your ..fertilizer to the distance to plant oranges, either perfectly rotten or perfectly sprang. One tree several pears ago
for,your bloom and for the fruitto 25x15 feet is far enough. More tre:"s sound.I grew on Colonel John Parker's place,
hold, is November, and early in to the acre, and more plant food, and then opened the lower doors and near the camp ground on Peace Creek,
December. You need have no fears more shade to keep down the temper- trap-door that let a current of air in Polk county.It .
about its starting too early a growth. ature of this hot sand in summer. through, which soon dried the walls is about twice as large as the native -
The'most vigorous tree fed with plant The old Speer grove is closer than this. and much of the fruit, and I com- lime-has a thicker rind and
food adapted to that particular varietyis The branches are interlocked, tree menced with all hands to windlass up, many more seeds; it has the flavor in
not the first tree to start in the with tree. It bears more oranges to assort them into three sizes, wrap and every particular that does the native
spring. Watch next January, the the acre than any other grove I have pack. Many of them still had large lime.Now
trees set during the previous year- seen. It costs about $40 per acre green spots, but the skin was thin andas I have not seen the fruit of the
and you will see the buds bursting firston yearly for the fertilizers. There has smooth as velvet. They packed Tahiti, and it's _possible this is one,
those trees which barely "made a been no change of the brand of fertilizer from 250 to 350 to the box.I and that is why I make this inquiry.I .
live" of it-and if any"are nipped bya for six years. No one ever saw was in Cincinnati and saw them would feel gratified to some of your-
late frost" those are the ones. If I the grove looking better or promise ofa opened, not a green spot could be readers would they say through the
believed in the doctrine of "the survi- better crop from it. But what is found on one. John Leverance & columns of your paper what this fruitis
val,of the} fittest,"this might strengthenmy $260 per year spent on six and a half Co. pronounced them as fine as any most likely to be.
belief. The application of fertili acres, that you give, back, when a country could produce. I was, how. The old tree was killed by, the '
zers at that time, if you wish to hold product of $9,000 has been taken off? ever, much surprised to find a few freeze and I succeeded in get-
your oranges on the tree till March or Is there any proportion?' Only "Poor more rotten lemons in many boxes, ting about a dozen buds from; a
April, is a necessity. r So long as thereis pine land." LYMAN PHELPS. but Leverance seemed to expect thatas very small seedling, about seven of
plenty of'mineral element available, Sanford,Aug.6, 1881. a matter: of course, and ,took no which are growing. I am led to believe -
and ready at hand for the tree and its )-*- exceptions to it. that this fruit will answer for,
For the FLORIDA DI8P ATOH.Mr.Ayer's .
uses, I do not think you will see many I had just been bragging! at the both lime and lemon, as its thick rind
spongy oranges before April. This, Plan of Ripening Lemons.I keeping 'qualities of my lemons, and gives it good shipping qualities.GEO. .
at least, has been my experience in built a substantial packing house, defied him to find a rotten one in a W. HENDRY. .
Florida, and my oranges always round : two stories, made the foundation unusually single box, so you can imagine my Fort Meade, Fla.,July. 4 29, 1887.
out and improve all through the strong, divided the lower floor surprise and chagrin, when he commenced For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ;
month of January The freeze of 1886 into rooms that will hold 600 boxes to pull the rotten ones out. A To ,Make the Navel Bear-The Summer '
was the only exception to this rule. I each, and lined each room all around: dozen commission men, standing Bloom.I .
think there are few of the commercial and under the floors with 'prepared around, all commenced laughing, andI see a correspondent of the Palatka
fertilizers which contain enough potashto pasteboard (the same used up North. Kelt like some one had hit me on the News reports a good yield of fruit by
make an orange that will keep wellan under weatherboards, to keep out head with a club. Well, Ayer, said girdling the Navel orange trees. By
1 ship well-and that muriate of cold), making rooms tight and very Leverance, "had I wri ten you this, referring to my article on the Navelin
potash will not do it.. I would not use dark. The upper story is fitted with you would not have believed me, now your issue of July 4th, the reader
muriate of potash for any fruit crop, windows, tables, etc., for packing and what have you to say?" Well, I said : will see that I have tried it, but with-
or for any root crop in this climate. boxing fruit, and a trap door opens "The devil is not 'as: black, as people out success. As for planting the Na-
You will hear less said about early into each ripening room, through paint him," and since then I have vels among other varieties of well
and late oranges in a few years than which the fruit is windlassed up, when been more lenient to commission men.I known bearing qualities, why, bless
now. The orange that will be most in ready to ship.I believe now there are some really you! our trees are scattered through a
demand by the grower, will be neither made two gatherings one in August honest commission men; but this pro- large grove. There is one remedy that
late nor early as we use the words. It' and the 'other in September.: ',I miscuous shipping of our fruit is all -we'are all pursuing-changing the va
will .be one that will be fit to pick ,commenced gathering after the dew wrong, ,and we will be forced to stopit rieties. It is infallible.
early, yet its construction such that it was dried off, clipped every lemon sooner or later, but I have digressed.: There has been a good deal said by
will retain its juices and flavor throughthe with scissors, and placed them care I used no sulphur in my ripeningroom our South Florida papers regardingthe
entire season. The one at present fully in the regular Bangor box, not ,but will try it this year. Would blooming of orange trees. Some
which seems to best fill this bill,is the full enough to mash when another like to hear from ome one who has have anticipated a good summer cropat
Centennial, in the opinion of E. H.' box is placed on top of it, and hauled used it. fabulous prices. I am very skep-
Hart (and "we have no better author- them direct from trees to the ripeningroom I believe the lemons that rotted tical on both points. An orange tree
ity," as I told President Earle before stacking them up to the ceiling, were either bruised or thorned, for I is as amenable to the law of nature as
the New Orleans Exhibition). Although one on top of another. 600 boxes put kept some! ,boxes tor many months perfectly other fruit trees. It has its 'season to
he has told us in effect, he in this way will pack out 500, or two sound. I now think six or bloom and mature its fruit, and when
wishes ,"to be let alone" he can no carloads, after they have shrunk, and seven days in the ripening room suffi it blooms out of season, we do not expect '
more "hide his light under a bushel," are culled, wrapped and packed.I cient. A good sweat makes the skin any startling results in the way of
then I could tell his story. Who does instructed my men to gather every tough and thin and they soon yellowup an extra crop. If this forms an exception -
not thank him for his luminous lemon that had assumed a light, pale after they are wrapped and packed.I we shall be pleased to note it. \, ,
article in the DISPATCH of the 8th green color, about like a tomato whenit threw out, on the ground, a large H. S. W ILLIAHS. ,
inst. on the banana? The specimensof just begins to show a faint blush. pile of culls and rusty lemons, and six Bockledge,Fla.,Aug.. .8,1887.
the Centennial I have seen are very General Sanford's sizing. ring did months after the pile had been exposedto Fo ,the FLORIDA DIIP 4 TOH.
fine, and I doubt not the orange will not work well with me. I gatheredsome all kinds of weather, I saw it torn June Bloom.
find a ]large place in the future young large lemons that were so green down and many sound and plump The anticipated June bloom did not.
groves of Florida. they looked almost black, or what you lemons taken out.of the rotten mass.I make its here until the
In the next decade of years there would call a poison looking green. cut some that had been exposed, the middle of July appearance, and that only in a few
will be numerous new oranges, and I They shrivelled badly, and required skin was as hard and tough as raw- localities, or rather groves, to any
doubt not some most excellent results. several weeks to turn a sickly yellow hide but they were sound and juicy amount; there was a sprinkling of
The whole citrus family is so closely color. Some of them never did turn iDl:ide. blossoms on some trees as there usually
allied that crossings are,comparativelyeasy yellow. On cutting them I found the There is certainly much to learn is every Here and there in
and by these means, particularly, seed had not fully matured. I gather about this lemon business, and my certain year. trees were profusely
there is no end to the varieties which lemons just as I do' tomatoesregardless plan is far from perfect but I give it groves covered with blooms-seedlings as
may, appear. of size, but am governed entirely for what it is worth. Let each con- well as budded trees. The most profuse .
Mr. Hart sent me last April l an by color.I tribute his might of experience, and in bloom was the Washington or
orange well marked as a Navel, and opened-room one week from the all pull together as our California Riverside Navel,completely white with
vet the pulp was surely of the blood. time I closed it, and found lemons all neighbors do. ALFRED AYER. bloom; the trees had bloomed and seta
It did not reach me. I consider it a wet with sweat; even the paper on the Lake Weir,Aug.2,1887. fair crop ere this second bloom.
very great loss-much more to the walls was wet as water. The lemons -+-< Homosassa, Jaffa, Maltese Oval]
State than the 'absence of a few tour had yellow spots or splotches about For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. showed a fair second bloom. Will care-
ist novelty hunters. I know of several the size of a quarter all over them.I Is it the Tahiti Lime. fully note the result of this second
positive crosses of one well known, closed up'again for three days, and As, through the medium of :your bloom and report the same.
variety upon another. I showed the opening up found the yellow spots paper, more substantial and, worthy F. J. VOGEL.Lake .
Jlev. Dr. Moore, last Monday, one much, larger; many of them were per- information is disseminated', for."the Maitland, Fla.,Aug.8,1887.

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,as; many varieties of peaches and I wisdom to attain fame in ascertaining were put in three inch pots and shadedtill
; Orchard plums. '''I the conditions requisite to produce well established.. One! was givento
"" Unfortunately, many trees show a given results. In Florida we have an a neighbor, who reports good
For tbe'FLOBIDA: DISP ATOlL'Possibiijties'fn tendency to revert to an original inferior unique field-one that will repay in : growth, but no fruit. Three were set
the Orchard.It type, as the apple, cherry and honors and shekels-the adapter of on high, dry land, and well fertilizedand
took several years of costly ex- grape; others come nearly always true fruits and vegetables to our peculiar cared for, and jrrew well and
perience to fully convince me that it to seed,* as the orange and peach. climate and soil. bloomed profusely; one plant producedno '
was worse than useless to Jlant? trees Why? I cannot tell. What do we want? An orange fruit, the other two ripened about
of'Northern origin in Florida, especially This uncertainty!! and; the time necessary thornless, hardy, early, sweet, J large, six or seven each the latter part of
the so-called Persian type of makes"inis plain l of little prac- with an upright vigorous growth.A June and early part of July.: They
peaches, and, In general the grapes, tical value, unless pursued by several: pear combining the vigor of the would average one-third larger than
peaches, plums and pears that do well! generations ,of men, as at a botanic LeConte and the flavor of the Sickel.A hen's egg All who sampled the
in North Carolina, Virginia and Ten: garden or on an entailed estate. succession of peaches of the Chi. fruit pronounced it very goon.
o nessee. I appealed once to the Department 2. Occasionally there is a spurt of nese type in flesh, but with the size The remaining two plants were set
of Agriculture, and receiveda vigor, or change of a natural habit; and shape of the Spanish type-these later in the season, between bananas;
whole cargo of grape vines, and which gives us a novelty that by a in both freestone and cling form, as no fertilizers used. Only a moderate
these, ;with a costly lot from California, few years of care may result in a per well as white, yellow and red, flesh. growth attained, and no fruit. Probably
were given a fair trial. One by one manent sport or variety. The Peen-to Grapes that will combine Scuppernong a moist and partly shaded.posi i
they gave up the ghost, as oUr climate peach may' bear an oblong fruit, and and: Vinifera characteristics,and tion would have produced better
evidently did not agree with their if one limb continue to bear such that will ripen from May to Novem- results., H. GUUCK.' .
constitution.' A few vines and trees peaches, it is likely that buds,, taken ber. Summit, Fla.,July.Z5.' ,.1887.
from Texas are doing better, but my from that limb :will result in a fixed A loquat that will not bloom till
More About the ,
impression is that amateurs in our variety. A "downy" peach may give February. Kelsey.
State ought to take the 'benefit of my u'sa Nectarine, and 'a red rose may Figs that will ripen in October. H. L. Wheatley, of Altamonte,'
experience and failures and, begin experiments sport into white, and numberless in Guavas that will stand 10 and not says : I planted some fifty Kelsey
looking to,the improvementof : stances are known among flowers of such smell so cattley.A Japan plum trees last year ; they were
our old and well acclimated fruits, freaks. Albino children occur among plum that will not sprout. i on peach roots and planted on a sandy
and thus save time, money and temper black people, and it is rare to find a An apricot that will bear an occa- soil with yellow sub-soil. Most of
The climate and soil of Florida flock of sheep all of Qne color. These sional crop. them grew well and bloomed freely
that it far know A nectarine that will without this spring, setting some fruit. The
is so peculiar, seems impossible vagaries, as as we are ripen
to fruits that do well in law and fruit would have ripened this month,
grow many subject to any as mere cracking open.
localities apparently isothermal, in chances, cannot be valued as availablein I will pass by the forage plants, the July, I think, as last month it was
and Asia. and China fruits the nearly ripe,so nearly so that the birds .
Europe Japan! producing new or vegetables. pasture grasses, vegetables; we
seem to be the exception, and from '3. The''natural method is, easy. The need so many things-and then I do took all of them. The tree grows
these places we may look yet for many central organ of a flower in due time not want the earth, anyhow.J. freely with me and I feel well satisfiedit
good things, either in themselves, or exudes a moisture at its expanded top, C. NEAL, M. D. will pay well to plant them. .
that will serve.as "bases" upon whichto and if the pollen-grains from the sur .Archer,Fla.,July 29, 1887. Under date of July 22d, 87, James
build hybids or crosses with our rounding anthers fall upon this spot, 14 Mott, of Orlando, Fla., writes :' At
best fruits. For instance, in peaches, the flower is self fertilized. Should For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. Capt. D. A. Erwins, in Zellwood,
the, Peen-to has earliness and vigor of pollen from neighboring flowers, or Budding the Japan Persimmon Orapge county, is a Kelsey plum
growth, but we have native Spanishtrees plants be carried to the stigma by the Melon Pear. planted- in January, 1886, that has
with fruit superior in size, flavor wind, or insects, the result will be a You ask to hear from those who ripened thirty plums, twenty yet on
have been successful in and the tree yesterday one of them meas
and prolificacy. The natives ripen cross, or hybrid, according to the grafting ;
fruit in the rainy season, and are hence chance of the pollen being from 0 the budding the' Japan persimmon. I ured two and a half inches in diam-
not valuable for Northern markets. same or a diverse species. Nature, as claim to have had "good luck" in both., eter. Several trees at Soronto, one
The; LeConte pear ,has vigor of a rule, invites these crosses and in If the stocks to be worked are in nursery and two years planted, are fruiting,
growth, freedom from disease and, pro- many! ways. In some plants ,the i rows. the earth is cleared away one two years, planted at Mr. Mad-
lificacy, but, in comparison with the stigmas ripen long before the stamens and the grafts set 0 a little below the docks, bore thirty-four fruits. I
Sickel or Bartlett is far inferior as to in any given flower, in others the surface of the ground;> if set low they think the question is settled t at this
flavor and color. Other fruits mightbe anthers ripen first. Again, on the will noi sucker so much. A ridge of valuable fruit is adapted to our.South
mentioned, but these are enough to same plant, one set of blooms are earth is then carefully drawn up witha Florida country.For < ,
show the need of new varieties, especially staminate and infertile, the other set hoe, and the grafts covered to the t
suited to Florida. are pistillate and set the fruit-the top or a little above. The warm, the FLORIDA DISFATCH: .
How to concentrate all the good cucumber family, for in-tance. In moist earth will soon cause them to Grafting the Japan Persimmon;
callous and unite if set in mid- I have grafted the Japan Persimmon -
qualities; of several varieties into! one some cases one tree may be barren, even
is not a difficult problem theoretically. another fertile. These are only a few winter, and when the proper time for the last three years with the
Nature answers this in three ways, of the methods that may be easily ob- arrives, they. will start and grow with. utmost success, losing only about ten
and in estimation is far
cent., my
vigor. per
that anyone can use. 1. Improvement served.
; : Col. Norton of Eustis knows howto preferable to budding. In quite a
by selection. 2. Bud variation. 3. Now, artificial fertilization is easy ,
Cross fertilization. in theory. Deprive a flower of an- set a graft. His failure was owingto number of cases have matured fruit
The' first method involves only time thers before the pollen is ripe, watch bad treatment afterwards. The the first year. If of convenient size,
and judgment-being really an adaptation for the "drop of dew,"' and with a fine grafts dried up before they had timeto they should be cut off at or an inch
of the law of the "survival of brush cover the stigma with selected callous and unite and draw nour below the ground and grafted and
: ishment from the stock. The well waxed, as this is very essential to
the fittest You take the seeds from pollen ; cover with a paper: sack ; if grape
any good fruit, an orange let us say, the fruit sets its seed will contain the and Kelmarnock weeping willow need insure success. The grafting shouldbe
plant ten seeds and! wait till the resulting foundation of a cross that when fruited the same treatment when grafted. done in the early part of Marchor
trees bear. Of course extra will perhaps secure the desired result. The persimmon should not be when the sap begins to flow. Trees
care and fertilizer will aid in develop The experimenter will make maybe a worked in the seed bed and left the about three-fourths of an inch to an
ing superior qualities. One tree will hundred failures to one success, and second year; ,there is too much tap root inch iti diameter are of a preferable
perhaps surpass the original tree in the he will get precious little help from and not enough laterals to transplantwith and convenient size. I think Mr.Norton's .
flavor, size or earliness, four trees will books. Really but little is known. safety. In budding, the best idea of grafting the grape
most likely closety resemble the parent, Some years ago I addressed a series of growth is obtained by setting the budsas vine, if done in the latter part of
.and five trees be inferior. Taking queries bearing the subject of pre soon as the sap flows freely in ,the spring or in the summer, a good one.
seeds from the earliest, best or l largest potency, etc., to our best botanists, and spring, when the leaves have fairly L. WEATHERS..
,Kingsley, Fla.,Aug.1,1SS7.
fruits of the superior seedling, they got no answers of value from any, ex- burst out. Wrap with well waxed I..
are planted! the seedlings grown tomaturity cept Prof: Meehan.\ Given a free- strips of muslin, so as to cover bud For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: j*
a selection again made, andso stone peach tree fertilized by cling and all. If set later in the season, Figs. .
on for thirty or more years, when a pollen, would the cross be freestoneor new wood is better than old in whichto Can any of your readers inform me
new variety will be fixed, and hence- cling? set the buds, and if the stacks are of the success in Florida of the newer
forth its peculiarities transmitted by Given an orange, acid, thorny and very vigorous, clip the ends of all the varieties of figs-large purple, white
buds or grafts. This method is easy late, utilize with Satsuma pollen.. branches; it increases the return flow Adriatic, etc? Also of the raisin
and practicable with annual fruits or What would be the result? of sap. grape. T.
vegetables, and indeed was the source Almost absolutely nothing is known MELON SHRUB. JacKsonville. Fla..Aug. 5, 1S87. ,
of* the Concord Grape, the Trophy, on, these subjects and here is a chance We received six plants early in the Can some of our readers answer the
Acme: and, Favorite Tomato, as well, lor .somebody, who has wealth ando spring from P. J, Berckmans."' They above query?-ED. & I.Avaosr,22,1887.1 .



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I propose that when the Nurserymen's Southern Cultivator is to the Cotton foot in depth, and then a' subsoil of
JY.ris 1 cell all eo'lis. Association meet to, organize a State States, the Prairie Farmer is to the clay. Such a soil in cracker parlance
,; Horticultural Society, that the F._ F. people of the Upper Mississippi, or the "will hold manure." In view of these
: For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:. G. A. be merged in the latter, and New England Farmer is to the,Yankees facts, it becomes necessary for us to
f" The F. F. G.-A. i hope that it,will continue to flourish and M.. C. know our fertilizer. To feed the crop
i. There have been frogs that, imagining increase and amplify until long after Mandarin,August,12,1887. ; instead of the soil, and to use "com-
themselves bigger than any ox, the great undertaker shall have gath- plete manures" unless in special cases.
4'V ered the undertaking editor to his *& With these facts in view, the privy
(*. have "bust" i in the attempt to prove fathers. '. L &. FSlIIl. and well, and kitchen should not be
5' it, and also Little Pedlingtons of villages ONE OF THE F. F. G. A. near neighbors unless one wants an
which, in their self-importance, For FLORIDA, DIiP ATCn. attack of spinal! meningetia or typhoid
came to believe that the universe revolved The Fall Fruit Market. Do Soils Leach? fever occasionally or oftener. It 18.

around them as a center. And Grapes in Georgia, the Carolinas This is a very important question, the custom on the granite sandy soil .
it would seem that a certain news and Virginia, have been so near a both in relation to the production of of the North, to apply a small amount
paper, yet in pin feathers, sees fit to failure this season as to preclude any crops, and in its. relation to health.A of phosphate to corn before planting
boast in the same batrachian way of shipping North of any account. The neighbor of mine here, years ago, (in the hill),and much heavier one
its illimitable mental horizon, and Jersey crop is near about a total failure had a large, box holding a cartloadof when the crop is "laid by." Then
seeks to build up a reputation by disparaging -none" to ship. The New York muck near the, kitchen, with a lead there are corn roots enough in the soil
its contemporaries, and casting :- state crop promises well and will be pipe to carry the slops from the sink to catch and appropriate all the fertilizer -
slurs upon one of our time-honored the sole dependence of this market. into the muck. The muck was renewed before it gets out of reach of the
societies.It Peaches in the South have been the : once a week. He thought that corn plant. M. C.
assumes that our paternal insti- most complete failure for and the, muck would absorb and hold all Mandarin,Fla.,August lit, 1887.
tution the F. F. G. A. is dead and years .
are done.. The source of our usual the; manurial qualities of the kitchen 4
buried, and that the DISPATCH per- superabundant August and September waste. This was doubted by the wri- For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH:
petuates a hebdominal obituary upon > supply of peaches (the Delawareand ter. He then, when he had removedthe Is Cassava Profitable.
its title page in the words "official Maryland Peninsula) will fall far muck, dug down through the Sometime since I saw the statement
organ." It may be vastly funny to short of the late estimated short "pretty white sand" mentioned by Mr. accredited to some South Florida pa-
bark at a dead lion, but if Leo should dropping continues, and from crop ; Phelps, about seven feet, when the per, that one acre of land would pro-
happen to wake up, the position of the outlook the Peninsula cannot present ship clay was reached, and a fine black duce a quantity of cassava" equal in
barkist would be equivocal and morti- this season over one-fifth a usual yield.In deposit was obtained, evidently ma- value for stock feeding purposes to
fying. the southern portion of New Jersey nure that the muck could not hold. two hundred and fifty bushels of corn,
The F. F. G. A. must have very peaches will be light but The celebrated Solon Robinson said and at no greater cost of production.I .
lately departed this life, for it was in in tome sections of the very counties; i this sand was made by the action of write from memory and may not
session but a few months ago, and has he promises to be upper lair and will I the waves grinding up shells, as can give the exact words of the writer,
met nearly every year and sometimes doubtless find its to this market I be seen at Pablo and other beachesnow. but their substance is given. Now, is
oftener since its inception. Its presi-- more satisfactorily way than heretofore to. There is in places here, patchesof that assertion true? I have, as you .
dent and secretary and various mem- fill the deficit caused by the Penin what is called "gall-berry land," know, great faith in the future general
bers may be seen almost any day sula shortage and to avoid the which is so leachy as to be deemed culture of this most valuable plant,
walking the streets of Jacksonville, in New York city and competition the worthless for cultivation. It is, well and wish that the farmers of Florida
certainly very lively corpses. Per- west of New Yvrk State which understood that in 999 cases out of could be induced to practically test its. .
haps our undertaking! editor thinks will be heavy, and the immense crop California 1,000, all that is needed to make a worth. To induce them to do so,
more frequent meetings necessary to fruit, crop, which is being poor soil yield large crops is an application would it not be well. to ask such of
demonstate its vitality. Then he had shipped on train time, three of potash, phosphoric acid and your readers as have had! practical
better go and bark at the dead lion of trains per week.passenger of eighteen cars eachto ammonia. (I place them in what I experience with it to favor the public
the American Pomolpgical and other Chicago and New York. The deem the order of their importance in therewith, both as to their modes of
kindred societies, which meet only bi- Western of peaches is reportedthe Florida soil culture). There are exceptions planting and culture, and its value as
ennually, and which, though making best one for years, and this, to all rules,' however. C. V. a food and feed plant? .
little noise in the world, exercise a with the California many shipments, will Mapes told me years ago that he knewof I suppose by "cassava" in the above
quiet influence most beneficial to and probably supply the Western cities. large crops being obtained by a the sweet cassava is referred to. So
promotive of the advancement of po Apples of fall varieties are a poor light application of magnesia, and at far as I have been able to learn, the
mology. Like the first balloon ascension local and the principal suppliesare times in some soils, an application of bitter or poisonous species, so highly
which Dr. Franklin said was the reshipment.crop from other cities sulphate of lime will produce good prized in the tropics as a food plant,
birth of an infant, which might one therefore, so far as supplies are con-; crops in otherwise sterile soil. Npw and from which the tapioca of com-
day become a man, the F. F G. A. is cerned, Philadelphia should be a sell the only excuse we can have for buy merce is made, has not been introducedinto
too young and has been too slenderly ers1 market-the best, in the country, ing a "complete manure," that is, a the State, or any other portion of
supported as yet to have attracted through September at least. combination of potash, phosphoricacid the Southern States. It, too, I be-
much outside attention, but it has PANCOABT &. GRIFFITHS, and ammonia, is this: that if eachis lieve, could be introduced and culti-
done good work, and its meetings have Wholesale Fruit Merchants. applied alone the ammonia will vated with great profit, perhaps with.
been pleasant and not unprofitable; Philadelphia, Aug.16,1817. evaporate, the phosphate will sink in greater profit than the sweet. .
and the reports thereof, and essays delivered the soil out of the reach of the Any plant that promises to furnish
by the members( are they not For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. roots of trees and plants, and the cheap and nutritious food for our people
printed in the columns of past issue Taking a Paper.I potash alone can do nothing as and of feed for our stock, is well
of the DISPATCH and Agriculturist t i have watched the,columns of the far as making a,crop is concerned, worthy of the most careful consideration. -
The loudest flapping of ears and the agricultural papers, as well as the columns 'unless in special cases when it is the Can we not produce at home
most discordant braying does not come of the political papers,that were only thing needed for a* particularcrop. many more of the staples of life, and
from the clean' limbed and fleetthoroughb supposed to be devoted 10 agricultureand It costs $5 per ton wholesale; thus void the profits of middleman
d. horticulture, for the past seven: to mix these three necessary ingredi and the ruinous freight tariffs of rail-
Neither is this undertaking editor teen years, and truth compels me to eats, and if soils do not leach that $5 road companies? R. E.P. '
alone in unwarranted assumptions. say that a greater lot of trash was is certainly thrown away. Ammoniacan Jacksonville, Fla., Aug.10,1887. ,
During the recent meeting of the nur- never printed. We got extracts from only escape,from the soil by evap- Who of our readers knows anything'
serymen at Palatka,a certain member, Northern journals that were about as oration. Potash can only escape I by> about the cultivation of cassava? We
taking his cue probably from the undertaking applicable to this soil and climate as running off the surface in water, because shall be pleased to hear from them.-,
editor, arose and cast sun- to Australia ; then long-winded articles potassium is lighter than water, ED. Dis.
dry reflections upon the F. F. G. A., in which the writer endeavoredto but phosphate or, as it nearly alwaysis > 4 '
as a comatose and moribund body,and prove that his particular locality in this lime sand, phosphate of Quite a number of our farmers have'
intimated that it had never been any was a new edition of the Garden of lime, sinks in the soil every time it is given the yellow millo maize a trial as
great shakes, anyhow. This was too Eden. dissolved by rains,and soon gets below a forage crop, and, so far as we have
much for the equanimity of the DISPATCH But at last light is breaking. In all the roots of plants and trees unless heard,are much pleased with the plant.
which forthwith sprang to its the DISPATCH, of the present day, we taken up by their feeding roots. If i Planted in April last, three cuttings
feetand denounced such utterances in get the facts, the results of dear-bought Mr. Phelps will dig down in that gray have already been made, and,judging
,words as loud and ringing as the Under its horse's stable the
experience. present man- through pretty from the present rapid growth, as many
strokes.upon an (AI) anvil .Most cer- agement it is fast becoming a paper sand," he will certainly find a great morewill yet be obtained,thereby-wiv
tainly the F. F. G. A. is not dead yet, that.no new comer, and few of us old deal of lost fertility when he reaches ing the stock feed problem to a great
and as it is essentially a Horticultural* timers, can do without. Long may it the clay., The.best, ,.soil "here is well extent Yellow Bluff Correspondent
Society, we cannot afford to let it die. prosper, and be to Florida. what ,the known to be a sandy loam.for the first Tampa Journal.

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"The the bed by means of tempting bait of- should be put in every year. On high any other that r am acquainted with. In
aITden. fered, the bed must be moved away pine land it is of the first importancethat cold weather the Brunswick has the

from there._ Fortunately,.their visitsin as much composted vegetable mat- advantage in having a short, stem.
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. destructive numbers are not. an- ter as possible be got into the soil, not Otherwise they are about equal.
.;. CABBAGES. nual. only to serve as plant food itself, but Purchase reliable seed, cultivate
... i: Club-root, which prevents the cabbage also to absorb and retain 'the dissolved well and often, supply them with
Varieties Preparing Seed ,Bed-- from itself the commercial fertilizer until the of
succeeding on roots plenty of a' congenial fertilizer, and
Cultivation, Marketing:, Eto. land in the interior States is the
same growing plants are ready to you can reasonably expect a good
In [Concluded from Page 676.] rarely noticeable here, it being possi- .it: up. There is no danger of makingthe crop.
planting the large kinds they ble to grow the cabbage with us on the ground too rich. It is impossibleto Should the cabbage worm trouble,
should have
three feet distance in the
same land year after year, with a judicious get too much vegetable manure into remember Pyrethrum powder, either
rows and not less than four feet be of fertilizers used. The the soil. If muck is be had
change put on dry or in liquid,is an effectual remedy.G. .
2x4 feet for the smaller kindis -
natural presence of'more or less lime and work in all that you can, and H.
sufficient room. In any case, where in our soil may account for this. when you think you have got enough Crescent City, Fla., Aug.6,1887.
planting extensively, the rows shouldbe The from the in much We the "Newark Flat
green worm, coming put on as more, no dangerof prefer
far enough apart to allow cultiva- egg deposited by the butterfly on the overfeeding here. It is best to have Dutch" and "Henderson's Early
tion by .horse until plants are heading.The leaves of the plant," attacks the late the muck composted, but-if you haveno Dwarf Flat Dutch" cabbage for mar-

cabbage bears transplanting well, cabbages in great ,numbers, and can compost heap, put on the muck as ket, as they are hardy,of rapid growth,
but like every other plant, grows off best be prevented from getting the it is. If you have stable'manure, thiss and seldom get.too large, which is so
most promptly when favorable weatheris ascendency by removing with the the most' perfect manure that can often the case with the late varieties.
selected for the purpose. They can hand on first appearance. Gypsum be put on the garden, put on freelyall Another merit is that they will remainon
be taken from the bed and transferredto can be used to advantage by sprinkling you can turn under, the more the the stump after heading a long time
the field with safety after the' first abundantly: over the leaves while still better. A farmer was admiring hisneighbor's without bursting. As far as we can
of September if the ground is moist, moist. Whale-oil soap dissolved in turnip patch; said he, "I tell the varieties named above are
putting them in freshly prepared water in parts of one pound of soap to have a. turnip patch just about the identical. The former is the name
ground, the latter part of the day if three gallons of water, with sufficient size of this, but it doesn't look half as given by James J. H. Gregory, of
cloudy weather cannot be had when, camphor or spirits of turpentine added well as this, and I put two wheelbarrow Marblehead, Mass., of whom we
wanted. Put root and, stock under as an odorizer, is recommended. loads of manure on it," "and I," bought most of our seed last season.
the ground, only leaving exposed the The aphides small green fly, are said his neighbor, "put fifty-two wheel- We had the two varieties growingside
leaves. The more firmly the earthis also particularly disastrous to the cabbage barrow loads on this, and that is what by side and could not see any difference
pressed around the roots the better crop, as warm weather approaches makes the difference." Gather pine in them. We have grown
their chances for living. : Dusting the plants well with limeor straw, wire grass leaves and muck these varieties several years in the
After becoming established in the gypsum is advised, and with more from the bays and hammocks, anything same field with other varieties. .,
ground they may be worked with the or less success according to the vigorof of the kind that can be got,,and WILLIAMS & HUBBARD., .
rake while the dew is on them, and the plant. But this insect probablynever put it in the stable under the horse Crescent City, Fla.,.July. 27,1887. P
ever after the ground should be keptin leaves entirely until their natural and cow or ,in the pig stye, or in the
a friable condition and stirred frequently If the is in absence of these it into .1'Stra.wberry
days are spent. plant a pile up a heap Culture in South Flor
and deeply immediately beyond feeble condition when attacked by these and let it rot for future use. Mixing '
the roots with the bull tongue pests, short work is made of it., If it lime with it will both hasten decompo- o ida. .
and cultivator, or sweep. On these two is in a thrifty condition it is either not sition,and improve the quality. Save Raising strawberries in one of the
points,a sufficiency of manure and work so liable to be attacked or else bad. all the ashes and throw t them on to the surest crops in Florida: I prefer close,
will depend the final result. Taken results are not so obvious. heap. They are rich in potash. black, sandy land, reasonably moist.
together, they-are the best insecticide From rapid growth the cabbage The aim of the gardener: whether Make beds about two or three inches
yet devised for the enemies of the cab- head, before maturing fully,. will frequently growing'for the market or for his own above the level fifteen inches wide
bage. Lime and Paris green are ex- split; this may be preventedby !. table, is to secure a rapid growth and and thirty between beds, the) plantsare
ceedingly temporary, and will prove breaking the roots on one or both' an early crop, hence thoroughly pre- se. fifteen inches apart in the row.
utterly inadequate in destroying any sides, by bending the .head over, or pared manures and plenty of them in Use about one thousand pounds of
insect which is common to the cab starting the roots, with a fork. thoroughly prepared soil should be good commercial fertilizer to the acre
bage, if the latter is in a quiescent J For shipping, they should not be his motto. and keep clean by plowing one week
state from lack of growth incen cut until ,the head is fully matured Last season I visited the garden ofa and hoeing the next. Set the plants
tives. A second application of fertile and hardened, and will not shrink neighbor. It was the best I have from middle of July to the first of
izer is frequently advisableand should after packing. The outer and all seen in Florida, I never saw it excelled October, the earlier the better. I
always be given if the plant shows loose leaves are taken off and stem cut anywhere, it is on very rich low ham- plant the Noonan's seedling and Wil
lack of vigor by color of leaves. If close before putting in crates or well- mock. To the question,'"do you fertilize son's Albany mixed, they being good
this is applied in the form of some ventilated barrels for forwarding. ," he replied? .'0), yes, I put on size aud hardy shippers. The ma-
readily soluble article of commerce Pack closely, hooping the barrel, and all the fertilizer I can, I should not jority of the people in this county buy
before a rain, the crop will visibly respond cover with bagging. T. V. M. expect to raise much if I did not fer bernes with their eyes and are not yet
in forty-eight hours afterwards.We Fruit Cove, Fla., extra for I
Aug.3,1887. tilize.. This, on as rich land as thereis willing to pay quality.
fortunately, have not all of the 4 in the State of Florida, and it accounts have had ripe berries in five months
diseases and insects to contend with Incident For the FLORIDA DISPATCH, for his nine hundred bushels of after setting in new pine lands. -

to the cabbage in the interior The Home Garden. Irish potatoes to the acre, and other P. BURNETT..
States, though it is not intimated that There is not much; that can be donein things in about the same proportion.In English,DeSota County. ,Fla.,Aug. 1., 1887
we have not our share. The cabbage the home garden at this season ex- answer to your correspondent's For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ,
flea, which is so destructive to the cept in the way of preparation, but as inquiry, "what is the best variety of Rhubarb. .
plants when making their this work is of the greatest importanceit "
young cabbage. I will say that in my ex- Rhubarb seed should be planted in
first leaves, rarely proves,with us, for- should be promptly and carefully perience, the best for home use is Early In
midable. A dusting of lime or ashes attended to. Seed boxes, cold frames, Jersey Wakefield and Landreth's earliest early spring. the autumn of second -

will generally prevent the ravag" ;of r or whatever is to be used for starting The heads of both are small, year remove allotted the roots to *perma-.
insects when in the seed bed with the in should be into nent spot for them; Plant
plants now got solid tender and and of ,
very juicy a the feet each
roots two in
exception of the cutworm, and grass- readiness. Seed should be providedso delicate flavor. The faultis apart way
very only
that is well
The former be taken that there be from this ground enriched, at least
hopper. must: no delay the tendency to burst open, but in
out by hand, and is esily-found in source. Seed should be bought di- the family garden where there are but eighteen be inches the deep.seed No reliancecan
the early morning from evidences of rectly from the'growers; that which is few this be placed on producingthe
can guarded against as identical an-i for that
plants cut oft at the ground duringthe kept on commission in the stores is not Mr. Oemler directs in the DISPATCHof recommend variety, reason
night. When they combine in always reliable. purchasing the root.
the 1st inst. J.,H. S. GEO. HUTCHINSON.Crescent .
force I have failed to discover the The spring and summer crops beingall City Fla.,Aug. 11,1887.
grasshopper's stumbling block. He will gathered, perhaps the garden has For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. .-- w .
jump through or over fences, and will been allowed to become grown over The Best Varieties of Cabbage. Thos. Harris,of Arredondo,broughtto
devour the plant-leaf: stock and poi- with weeds and grass. This shouldnow i What varieties of cabbage are best our office two of the largest toma-
son, and contentedly die without leaving be carefully plowed or spaded I to plant? Will say decidedly the toes we have ever se-n. One of them
valuable information for his numerous under for green manure, and the$ Early Flat Dutch,Fotler's, Brunswickand weighed a pound and eight ounces,
, successors' benefit, who are always sooner this is done the better, in order Early,Summer. and measured sixteen inches in circum-
ready,in seemingly undiminishedforce i that it may become decomposted and I Five years' experience shows theyare ference. Thomas is one of the most

; to go and do likewise. If they ready for plant food by planting time. better suited to our climate and thrifty colored men in the county.. .
cannot be induced to stay away from At least one crop of "green manure" will head with greater certainty than | Gainesville Advocate. _


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has escaped from cultivation. The Fit For the FLOBIDA DISPATCH: I fragrant, and covered wlt& their white

I Horticulture. Home' Adornment. blossoms and redcone-shapedseed ves
fancy leaved varieties would,no doubt,
On a late tour of investigation I was sels. For climbers, there is the yellow
live and under the circumstances ;
jessamine (gelsemium sempervirens);
to see so pride
greatly surprised
BT W. C. STEELE. but their would ,be .
beauty this is one of our best early flowering,
j the homes of the
taken beautify
.' missing. The curious markings and to climbing plants in Florida; it produces -
Umbrella Tree.
combinations of color can only settlers here in,Florida. Not even a a profusion? of blossoms of abright
On the first page of this issue will be strange shrub of any kind to produce a bloomto rich, golden yellow color;
be in the shade
found a cut giving an excellent repre- seen on plants grown relieve the eye, even the oaks cut it is very readily transplanted, and
sheltered from .
and the
sentation of the Texas Umbrella China :rays: for some distance from the house, soon covers a large space. Lateron
of our suns which very soon scorch all come our native ipomoeas. The
'tree (Melia azadarach var. umbracu there nothing but bleak sun-,
the beauty from their leaves. The being "Pride of Florida" [ipomoea'inuata((1).

liformis), more commonly known in caladiums all require a great deal of burnt surrounding. Why this antip ED.HOKT.I is one of the best for this

this State as the "Umbrella tree." athy to having nice,cool and pleasant purpose; it will cover a large' space
moisture to do well. Any fertilizer
It seems to be a sub-variety of the< surroundings has never yet been satis- during the year, and produce an abundance -
that is available will also help to increase ,of bloom white with
a rose-
common "China" tree, though it maybe factorily explained to me by the own-
but if it is the vigor of the plant. ers of such places, when with no colored throat and finely cut leaves. .
only a sport; so, con
.. a in but only a little All the native ipomoeas are tuberous-
Btant, as i it,comes true from the seed expense money rooted so need no replanting after becoming -
The Home Florist. time, such surroundings could be ,
unless the trees so near the China established. In the shade of
f grow made cool and comfortable
Through the courtesy of the publisher pleasant ,
tree,that the blossoms become crossed< both for the family and their domesticanimals. the trees and vines mentioned can be
0.A. Reeser, Springfield) Ohio, other wild flowers
There beauti- grown a great many
with pollen from that variety. 0this are so many
Mr. P. J. 'we have received a copy of .the Home ful wild flowers growing by the way- such as violets, white and blue;
Berckmans :
: says Florist, a book of 320 pages, by Elias I side that could be collected and util- l lobelias, marsh marigolds; these are

"The first tree of the Umbrella formis A. Long, of Buffalo. ,l N. Y. The di- ized that would bring tears of joy ,to forms of sparaxis that are small, but
reported to have been found upon beautiful to the eyes. For smaller

the land of President Burnett, at San shrubs, there is the dwarf berberis,
with its beautiful umbels of bell-
:Jacinto, Texas. I received a few seed
shaped white,tipped with red, flowers,
from that tree some twenty years since, f44'0 and bright-shining, green leaves. Then

and the seedlings have retained the comes the coral plant (erythrina her-

identical form of the parent. To distinguish ___ bacea) (?) of deep red, and later in the

this form from the com men / season, with its pods of coral beans.

WAUTiWI For yellow, there are the coreopsisand
China tree I gave it the name of Urn h
golden rods, also dwarf species of
bra culiformis with the approval lof f helianthus. For red-colored flowers,

Prof. Asa' Gray 'who saw tile' yoUng 4 t there is a variety to select from of

trees here." The trees are very desirable c i the eupatorium family, liatris odora-

ornamental shade trees for the .tissima-vanilla plant.
South, being very rapid growers, ana< LaKe Maitland, Fla.,August 8,1887.
in The a ,
very symmetrical shape. greatest 1

objection is the fact that they are '. J. A New Double Zinnia.

deciduous. Speaking of this tree some" The Prairie Farmer says:

weeks ago we said that in the winter "A Mr. Charles Lorenz, of Erfurt,
Germany, claims to have raised an
it was the reverse of ornamental. We
entirely new strain ofZiriniawhich'willbe
,have been requested to reverse this in the market next year. The

opinion. We are not yet prepared to< plants are more vigorous than the or-

do BO,but it is merely a personal opinion .' dinary, and form a Dahlia-like bunchof
three feet and more in height.
,and no one else need be influenced*
rections for beautifying door yards, many a weary woman who has to< Above the same are elevated on strong,
it. In fact heard tw
by we to-day <., propagating and cultivating roses, etc., I labor in the hot sun, while the hus slender stems, the enormous flowers,
gentlemen speak very highly of its appearance band is off to the village store 303siping from five to six inches across, which
in i winter when>the leave ars very simple, and yet explicit instead of improving his home appear in uninterrupted succession,

are off.: It is of course quite as regu, Being written for the latitude of New and making his family happy bj and represent in all respects the high

lar and symmetrical in shape at onEtime I York, of course many of its directions planting a few wild flowers, bushes, est possible perfection. Whilst the
would not suit our climate. Yet the trees, and climbersthat l 1 would enhance flower leaves of the old double Zinnialie
as another, but the entire ab b cultivation of house-plants in Florida, his home a, hundred' fold. It would tile-like, one on another, giving
fence of any small twigs gives, thbranchee e also give his children their first lesson thus to the flower a more flat appearance -
a rather uncouth' clul. does not differ from that at the North, in botany, and aleo, in refined senti- the nearly two-fold-sized; : flower-

shaped appearance. except that many of them need less ments-would lead to more refined leaves of this new variety are vaulted,

...... protection, being almost hardy here. plants and cause them to become'mon e I and as they are produced in sucH a

Fancy Leaved Galadiuxns.. One of the best things in the book tasteful in their own habits, for chit- great abundance that they often cannot -
dren usually love flowers, so the children find place enough for development -
is full and careful descriptor
.,,1, The cut found on this page show s a very may have something to do I the flower gets such an elevated
the general appearance of these plants. of several hundred varieties of-roses, Encourage them in planting anything face that its appearance is quite another

Though white and black may give ai and also of almost: very plant, shrub they fancy, they will, I eventually learn lone to that of the old flower. Corresponding

.idea of.the size and shape of the leave!3 or bulb, commonly cultivated in house e I to arrange them systematically. A. to the more robust growth of
One useful feature e genuine lover of flowers is never badat [ plant and flower, the colors of the
and the varied markings of their 'sui or garden. very
heart. last are m re beautiful and intense,
face. Nothing short of a first-cl a 5 of these descriptions is the heading For the benefit of those who havE partially being really dazzling and

specimen of the lithographer's art ca::1 The following shows the style. ABU, not,or do not care to spend the mone;y also the richness of shades is a promising

do justice to the delicate shading am d I TILON (Greenhouse Perennial, 33, for "pot flowers," I will name some.o-f one, as tinges appear not found

gorgeous coloring of some of the fine]r 45, 85). This means. that the Abu them that are within'reach of the humblest ,,. amongst the old double. ZinniasRemember /'
The'wat oak and r .
varieties. The Caladiums al 1 tilon will stand the extremes of 33 01 r swamp
pie for shade trees; also, magnolia, that Begonias will not
tropical plants and will stand an;y 85 for a short time, but is best suited white and red bay can be easily transplanted -. stand sunshine. In their native country -

;"amount of heat, provided they have a]n with a night average of 45, with f3 and can be had for the trou. they grow i in warm mist plies.t .

abundant supply of water. The common range of 10 to 25 higher during th< big of taking up and planting. Wha entirely excluded from the assn.

Tanyah, Caladium esculentun. I, day. It is a very valuable book foi rgrandiflora is beautiful than a magnolii L This item from the Floral Instructor
tree in full bloom witl
reference. d I refers to the Rex Begonias that is
though not a native, is often foun<1- .. hundreds of its creamy,lemon-sc ante

growing wild along' the edge;'of th e A bunch of bananas grown nea r I blossoms filling the air with its perfume ,,; the ornamental-leaved varieties,+the

St Johns river,. or its branches whe e Oakland .has 304 fingers on it. 'ihe bays are also delightful]r others do well.in the sun-ED.I B 0T.



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I The little gnats are disag'reeableI St. John's river and the Atlantic !would use, and our market here has
.rorqe I pests; they are so persistent in their Coast, one hundred and twentyfivemiles been supplied with vegetables of home
determination to explore eyes and south of Jacksonville, at a new raising all summer; this is more
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. ears, but do not bite; a little oil of settlement called Orange City. strictly speaking a fruit section; in
." '" pennyroyal on the face and ears will! Daily fanned by the balmy sea northern and middle Florida, farming
So Far the Pros Have It. keep them away; a slight breeze will breezes,impregnated with the balsamic is carried on more extensively, but
Our readers will recall the story of do the same. odors of the pine forests, giving the when you say it must be hotter here
the eccentric preacher whose sermon I have not seen a poisonous snakein cool night air, with refreshing sleep, than; in Illinois, I beg to differ with
was not forthcoming on'Sabbath morn-, Florida; only two, harmless black: unmolested by flies or mosquitoes, I you; if you will take the trouble to examine "
ones, this year.Perhaps could but recall the expression of the the map, you will see that this
ing. Not at all disconcerted, he remarked there are no grasses as fine great Pythagorus, "Eureka!" State is very narrow, and has a large
that "he would read them a for lawns as in Illinois, yet Bermuda Here have lived for ten years,and amount of sea coast and consequently
chapter in Job worth three of it." grass, and a number of others, answer supported a family off of Florida soil. we have a good sea breeze, either from ,
"We refer our readers to the follow- the purpose quite as well. There is not more healthy locality the Gulf or from the broad Atlantic;
ing letters As for shade trees, nowhere will in the United States than Orange the; mercury registers 90 in the shade
they grow more rapidly, or a larger City, Fla. now have a beautiful, to-day; (Aug 12)), but as I write thereis
For the FLORIDA-DISPATCH. variety, than here. Then there are so thriving town, with ,a population of a cool breeze; in the sun it is warm,
Life in FloridaPro.Editor many beautiful vines, wild and culti-- about 1,000 of the better classes of so- but in th house I am perfectly com-
Home Interests: vated, to train about the house, adding cietyin the midst of over 4,000 acres fortable and the nights are almost in-
In your issue of August 8th you invite ., shade, as well as beauty. of orange groves. variably cool enough to sleep well
all to give "an expression on the MRS. ITH. I. As to shade trees and green grass, with a blanket for covering, and we
pros' and cons of Florida life." Norwalk,Fla.,August. .9,1887. we have plenty of nice water oaks set have no more flies here than in Ohio.
We have been four and a half years out along our streets, with beautiful About everything that is consumed
continuously in this place; previous to Florida Pacts-Pro. lawns of Bermuda grass, which formsa here being shipped from the North,
that time. we had always lived in Editor Home Interests: perfect carpet; and what better that is a mistake; you take a new
Maine, our native State, excepting Seeing a letter from Mrs. M. W of shade do you want than a grape vine place just started, and it takes longer
three years spent in Massachusetts, ; running over and covering 'a forms to raise a crop that will support your
Illinois for "facts" in
and one in San Francisco, California. calling regardto forty feet square, loaded with bushelsof family than in the West, and if we do
To-day I can say I prefer Florida for: Florida, allow me through; your delicious grapes, some of them an send North for a great deal l, we also
a home to either of the above named columns to reply in brief.: I have inch in diameter, or the mulberry tree ship North a vast amount of fruit and
States, and only necessity would in- been an invalid for over twenty yearsa with branches extending twenty-five vegetables that can be raised in no
duce me to leave it for any other great sufferer from asthma, and, feet from the trunk, with broad leaves, other State as early as here, and I
place; yet I am well aware there are spitting blood. A native of Vermont, and, in the early spring, bent nearlyto think no State produces a greaterva-
many who do not agree with me, and 1 went to Wisconsin for my health ; the ground with large mulberries, riety of luscious fruits than "Sunny
would gladly exchange the new home not being benefited I tried Iowa, but rich and juicy like the Lawton blackberry Florida."
for the old.There in both States the cold winds in winter ; such i have in my; door-yard, About the flea, he is here; but if you
certainly are drawbacks and I were too severe. I tried Illinois and with evergreens,. beautiful roses and keep the trash cleared up in your yard
disadvantages, and at first one keenly Ohio, and found the winters too damp lilies, planted six years ago, and which and under the house, you will not be
feels the loss of many things they have and chilly. I went to Texas, and have had very little care or attention.As troubled. Mosquitoes? Yes, in some
been accustomed to; but for those who traveled all over her broad domain,. to flies, fleas, and mosquitoes, I parts of the State. They are numer-
love nature,and are interested in trees and was much benefited. I have have been bothered more with then at ous, but here in the pines they are
and all plant life, there is a compensation many pleasant memories of the "Lone the North than in this State; yet we comparatively scarce.; A great many
and delight in watching the rapid Star State":) yet. Still the cold have them in certain seasons of the have screens in doors and windows,
growth of the, trees ,and shrubs they "northers" in winter, and the severe year, but I sleep here the year round but they are not a necessity-only a
have set; the quick development of drouths in summer,' with the rainy without a mosquito bar over me. l luxury.In .
:flower and vegetable seeds they have seasons in .spring and fall, are serious Keep your rain-water barrel emptied some portions of the Statethe
planted, and, in looking for the fruit drawbacks, and unpleasant to .the,set- and_you''cvill not be troubled with. gnats are numerous for two months in
that comes so soon in this genial clime. tler. them. Snakes you will find in low the summer. '
Then the certainty that no long,severe In 1876 I visited the North and marshy places the same as you do in The snakes 1 Did you ever know a
storms, nor bitter cold will confine East, returning to Chicago in September Illinois or Iowa ; ,but you seldom see place that was free from them ? I
them to the house, but that at all seasons after a summer of sudden changes one away from them. But when you' think I have seen two in the last. six
such vegetation will be fresh and from hot to cold, and cold to hot find a climate where you can live out' months. .
green, and more or less flowers bloom- again, varying from forty degrees up of doors twelve months in the year, or Any one can have a "green door
ing, is an unspeakable pleasure to to one hundred and five in the shade. sit indoors with the windows open in yard" if he will put out a few piecesof
those who enjoy outdoor life. Hearing so much about Florida, I mid-winter; where you can revel in the Bermuda grass, also shade 'trees if
In times past many people have decided to go there for the winter, but sweet perfume of roses, geraniums and, the "gude mon" will set them out.I .
subsisted food from the did not < I could live there in
mainly on suppose orange blossoms; where you can grow have said nothing of our flowers;
North, but, surely, there is no need of the summer, it would be so hot. On anything that you put into the ground I will leave that for some one else; butI
it, for, when fairly under way, garden arriving at Jacksonville, Fla., on the at all seasons of the year, with care do say, do not sell your farm and
and//grove should produce something St. Johns river, instead of finding an and attention, I think it ought to off- move here until you have been here
nearly every day in the year. "alligator swamp," I found a beautiful set some of the minor inconvenienc es and looked the State over well; do not
As for heat, though the mercury: is city, with large brick blocks, spacious of a pioneer settlement. come on any one else's say so; because .
often among the nineties in summer, hotels and liveries, for the care of man I am contented and happy here,
This State is not so bad a state as some pre- you
we never find it oppressive and suffo- and beast, wholesale.and retail stores tend to make it, might not be. Florida has her draw-
that would vie with of the cities But whether good or whether bad,depends on
and the wind is
cating, invariably cool any how you take it. backs; she also has her advantages.
we have not been awake one night North, and the -markets filled with H. J. H. and when I think of the terrible mud,
this summer by,the heat, though,some beef, poultry, fish and vegetables of Orange City, Augt, 15,1887.. the rain, snow and sleet five months in
of our neighbors say they havetwoor all kinds, and all raised in Florida; For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: the twelve, I say give ME sunny Flor-
three. besides fruit, oranges, limes, lemons, Florida No. 2-Pro. ida, where the flowers bloom the year ,
After the soil was plowed the first figs, grapes, bananas, peaches, plums, Editor Home Interest: round, and the alligator roametn at
;' ; time around the house, fleas -troubledus guavas, etc. Who cant say that "you I was much interested in Mrs. M. will. [Figuratively.-ED., ]
.for awhile; none since, exceptingon cant raise anything in Florida" after W's communication, of August 8th, MBS. S. M. A.
a little dog we had upwards of a visiting the markets and fruit stands. and would say in reply, that, I can ----. ..----
y ar. I could never keep him entirelyfree Hay and grain, flour, cutter and, think of many things that would make Cow-PEAB.-If you wish string peas,
from them. cheese, Irish potatoes and apples, life more miserable than "twenty hun they should be picked when quite
About a year since the "jigger"fleas mostly came from the North at that gry men." First, the loss of husband,' young and tender; cut into about one
made their appearance on the time.The children and home; secondly, there' inch pieces, put into boiling water in
heads and throats of our fowls and climate was delightful, with being no grain to thrash; toe, sure it which has been put a half teaspoonful
cats. They were quite an annoyance, even temperature, and I improved so was warm with the mercury at 90, and ,of baking soda, let them boil one half :
but have now left, I trust, not- to re much that I concluded to remain your help was surely insufficient, but hour; take out of that water, pour on .
turn.Flies through the summer; after visiting all worse things could happen. fresh boiling water, put ia this a thin
are no worse here than in any the principal cities and towns in You must remember that we do not slice of bacon, boil until tender, when
place I have lived. If one has screens Florida, I selected a spot to build a make farming a business in this part! done and ready for the table, season
for the doors and windows neither,flies home among the pines, on a high, rolling of the State,.still, any one ,that( tries, with salt, butter,,pepper and one-half
nor mosquitoes will molest: stretch of land lying between the can raise all the vegetables> the family tablespoon of condensed milk. .





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702, : :. THE? FLORIDA DISPATCH.; [AUGUST 22, 1887.

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT.. To New Subscribers.Our erywhere conceded to be the most reliable will be about forty cents per box, and

many friends will be pleased to and best red wine grapes of all other expenses here, including auc-
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. tion charges and dues, will be about
'"! know that during the current year America, their value as table grapes
twelve cents. If you add seven percent
Contents. each successive month has brought the has been too generally overlooked. Of commission, this will give you a

CITRUS GBOVE-The Orange Grove, Varieties DISPATCH an increasing number of all the American varieties, they con- close idea of the expenses from New
,when to Fertilize, Distance to
Plant, etc...... ......... ..... ........... ..... 695 subscribers-notwithstanding the hard tain the least pulp and the most sugar, York to Liverpool and sale here.Florida's .

_ Is Mr.it Ayer1 the Tahiti plan of Lime Ripening; To make Lemons the; times and dull season, the yellow and when fully ripe, are sweet, resin- .

Navel Bloom Bear....,.the. ..Summer, .. ...Bloom."N.....;.June........ 696 fever scare and usual exodus. Our ous and sprightly to a degree equalledby Mr. Berckmans Rolling Exposition.As pertinently.
THE ORCHARD-Possibilities in the Or- receipts for subscriptions during the few varieties grown in this country.In very
chard; Budding the Japan Persimmon observed in his recent address before
Melon Pear More about the month of July, 1887 exceed the sub- most catalogues' the. berries are
Kelsey Grafting the Japan Persim- the Georgia Horticultural Society thisis
mon; Figs ..... .......__. .. ... .... 697 scription rEceipts of any single month classed small. While this is the case ,
of "booms"-of sudden
),{ISCELLA.NEOUs-The F. F. G. A.; Taking an age unexpected -
since with such varieties the
1869. as compared
a Paper; The Fall Fruit Market. 698 and less
f to a greater or extent -
THE FARM-Do Soils Leach Is Cassava To these subscribers of Concord still the berries of both
Profitable...,...... ...... ..;.... ...... ... 698 new most as sustained forward movements
THE'O BDEN-Cabbagesl vaUon Varieties, Market-, Pre- whom are new settlers, we beg to say grown in Florida,are fully as large as along the line of material prosperity.

ing,etc.; The Home Garden; The best. that the FLORIDA DISPATCH is a cooperative the Delaware, the most highly esteemed -. "Booms" not
are spontaneous growths,
Varieties of Cabbages; Strawberry effort obtain and disseminate of table The
to our two
Culture in South Florida; Rlfubarb. 699 grapes. but result from the far-reaching ambi-
ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTUREUmbrellaTree the best reliable information, varieties are very similar in appear
; Fancy Leaved Caladlums; The tion and indomitable energy of the
Home Florist Home Adornment; A about fruit growing, gardening, farm ance and quality, but,judging'from
New Double Zinnia_... ... .70(1( men of our times, for which printing,
HOME INTERESTS-So far the Pros Haveit ing and home-making in Florida. the specimens before us, we cannot
; Life in Florida Pro; Florida Facts, steam, electricity and other achieve-
Pro; Florida No.2, Pro; Cow Peas.. .71EDITOBIAirContents We trust the recent additions to the agree with that eminent authority, the>
ments of modern invention and discovery -
; Ask Questions; To Cynthlana New Subscribers 'and- DISPATCH circle will enroll themselvesat Bushberg Catalogue, in inclining! to
Norton; Oranges ExpositionSouth in Europe i Florida's Florida once as active workers in promotingthis side with those who consider the Cyn. open a widening
fertilizer .. .. scope for action.If .
METEOROLOGICAL.Exhibition; A good..... ...... ... .. .. .0' 702'1 DEPARTMENT........ .. .... 703 learner" let others learn with fine but the Norton we signs
you, possesses a
MARKETING-Marketing Oranges, etc.; times, Florida is gathering her forces
What is the best Thing to do: Equal- give them the benefit of your ignorance sprightliness scarcely equalled by the
izing Freight Rates; Cold Storage; for "boom" that in will
a magnitude
Under one Management . .... .. 704 Use the for own Cynthiana.
POULTRY AND APIARY-Poultry in Florida paper your exceed anything of the kind hereto
Houses Increasing Colonies .. 705FI.oRIDIANARouth .
: benefit and for theirs. Send in
: Florida Fruits, an your Oranges for Europe. fore recorded in the history of the
.. English Company's Work in Lee inquiries, do not hesitate to ask ques-
County,what has been done; Induce- State. .
ments to Settlers,Good Lands to be had tions, they will be answered with We have already expressed our
Cheap, Real Estate Concessions; Con- The Sub-Tropicali the Home Marketfor
County ............. ....... 706 pleasure. It is the only we can skepticism concerning the possibilityof
waYiOmnge.. ......... .. .... .......707. way developing a sufficient trade oranges, and the various immigration -
THE NUBSEBY-Does the Kelsey do well get on. orange
on the Peach Stock How to plant :-... efforts will be important factors.
Trees ... .. ......;......... ...... .. 708 with England and continental coun-
Ask Questions.A tries to relieve our glutted markets Among the many methods suggested .

Have any of our readers tried rhu- correspondent, in a recent letterof during the height of the Florida for advertising Florida's advantagesto

barb, either by plant or seed, and will inquiry, takes occasion to, say: season; this difficulty must be met in the world none is more unique and

they give the DISPATCH the result of "There are many questions which other ways. But the fact that fruit none promises to be more effective than

their.experiments\? arise in my mind, answers to which dealers across the water are reachingout that conceived and now being put into

.In the report of.the. Nurseryman's would be of general interest to newcomers for our business is a pertinent operation by Manton S. Webb. We

like myself." The mission of refer to "Florida's Rolling ExpositionCar
Association, Mr. Lyman Phelps, in illustration of the law by which trade "
the FLORIDA DISPATCH furnish better known as "Florida on
seeks and is
an equilibrium, a
speaking of the new citron as his own ever
information to its readers all subjects Wheels." Mr. Webb and his enter
on minor one of the ,influences that
importation, it should have been General many!
H. S. Sanford's importation.IN within its field. That is what it by conspiring to distribute our orange prise are too well known throughoutthe

I is for, and the best way to make it crop over a longer season and wider State to need introduction from

answer to "Reader" would say : useful is to ply it with questions on all territory,.promise to solve for us in our pen. The car is expected to arrivein

the best plan would be to plant seeds relevant; subjects. Nothing is more the near future the great marketing Jacksonville between September 1st-

of the native persimmon and then bud helpful to an editor in making a paper problem. A leading fruit and com- and 15th. Exhibits of not. only

them, full particulars of which pro-. useful to its readers than well directed mission merchant of Liverpool writesus products of the soilbut native man-

ceSs will be given, as well as the best queries. They indicate what the peo under date of August 6th : ufactured goods, etc., etc., for" "exhibition :-

plan of cultivation, in the DISPATCH pIe want, and keep him "in the swim"of We have the pleasure of calling are solicited from all parts of

at an early day. current thought. The''editor of your attention to the favorable open- the State.

<<< the DISPATCH does not know everything ing for a regular trade in this coun- To prevent duplicates Mr. Webb
OUR J. H. S.
correspondent, givesin for Florida that those who send exhibits
(the recent assertion of fUp- try oranges, suggests
another column the first of seriesof
a the months of November and
River Correspondent" to the contrary, during will first inform him by letter or postalthe
articles the Home Garden and December when from
on our supply
; nature of such exhibit that he
but the ,
notwithstanding nu
among and is and
which will be continued monthly dur- Spain Sicily immature
merous contributors and correspondents may inform them before shipping if
the We will bB to consequently very sour.
ing year. glad an
of this paper are those who do The Florida orange is not much, that particular exhibit is already sup-

ewer all questions relating to- this or know all .that has yet been learned known here, very few having been plied. All exhibits'will have at-

any other department.. the various subjects .which shipped, and, until they are better tached the names, postoffice address
-*- upon
The crop report of Georgia for August it treats, and their knowledge is at the quite known so, favorable prices will as not when perhaps consumers be and county of the exhibitor and description .

notwithstanding the heavy rains command of every subscriber who de- have used them, but we have no doubt of same for the information

about the first of the month, present a sires information. Ask, if you would that an excellent demand would be of the great p blic.. If for sale,state the
good showing, cotton standing 90, know and the answers will serve every found, especially for the 140 and 180 price, and if this exhibit is to be returned

corn 94, rice 93, sugar-cane 96, sweet reader in like quandary with yourself. size, which sizes we recommend as and when.
being most favorable for this market
potatoes 97, tobacco 98. The average .-*-< We would further point out that by The cost of transportation for small

damage to these crops from excessivewet Cynthiana and Norton. relieving the United States marketsof parcels by express prepaid by the .

weather is reported at 16 per cent. On the first instant we received from the quantity that could be shipped sender. By freight from the nearest

The profits,of the melon crop, as com- Prof. Em. Dubois, of the San Liis here, better prices would rule in your railroad station or landing will be paidb

pared with that of last year,is: North and Andalusia vineyards, Tallahassee home markets for those sold there. y Hr. Webb. In addition to other
Prices here would depend on condi-
Georgia, 101; Middle and East Geor- Fla., basket. of Noah, Nortons', tion, quality and quantity arrivingThe exhibits, especially a dwarf orange.

Georgia, 97; Southwest Georgia, 127; Virgiana and Cynthiana grapes. freights from New York to Liv- tree, cocoanut tree, palmetto tree, banana

and Southeast Georgia, 70. While the two last mentioned are ev- erpool, as far as ,we can ascertain now, plant, a growing pine-apple .in.
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tub, and'any plant, shrub, orchid, in the best high class fertilizers offered in PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.CHAS. In this issue will be found the ad-

pots, suitable for decorating the car. the market. vertisement of the Weaver Organ and

Ladies' handiwork solicited, as well as The body is made from good muck W. DACOSTA, Publisher; Piano Co., manufacturer's of the CELE-

photographs of scenery, persons, etc. composted with lime, cow manure, ,
isa21-pageweekly,d voted AGRICULTURE, works are situated at York City Pa.
As this car will be visited by thou- urine, cottonseed. : meal. HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION ,
and HOME INTERESTS In FLORIDA. This company has no agents in this

sands daily at tha agricultural fairs Chemical analysis shows this con- Terms of Subscription. State, hence are now offering the people

and other points, it, is important that it tains 812 worth of the several valuable Two any Dollars part of the per year United,in advance States or,postpaidto Canada of this vicinity the opportunity to

contain a full and complete exhibit of ingredients in a ton. tO .foreign countries comprised In Postal secure a first-class organ direct from
Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents.
Florida's products. To that end sug- In addition ,to this,.the extra cost of The date when the subscription expires is the factory, and save a handsome
on the Address Label of each paper, the amount of Hundreds of these
gestions and the co-operation of all the vegetable and orange tree manureis change of which to a subsequent date be- money.
comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt fine organs now supply the best fami-
true Floridians are invited. added in pure bone and sulphate Is sent unless requested.The lies of our State,and with such induce-
... paper Is stopped at expiration of the
potash, which gives the analysis subscription,unless previously renewed. ments, the number will soon be doub
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. When a change of address is desired,both
South Florida Exhibition. claimed, and from which it is plain the old and new,addresses'should be given. led. Don't delay.

There was a meeting held to-day at that the manure is worth from six to the risk of the Remittancesat sender unless made by Van Epps Howard- )04 Euatla,Fla. .

ten dollars ton more than is asked'for registered letter or by check, express order, Grove contractor and agent. Land
Orlando, of the directors of the South or postal order, payable to CHAS. W. DA- trees and taken
cleared, set orange
r it. COSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch,
Florida Exhibition. It was unanimously To Advertisers. care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid.

decided that the next fair be Many ask, How can this be done' ? The DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICUL- ,Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. -
held at Sanford. An advisory committee Mr.' Hutchinson answers: large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe > tOne .
I have an inexhaustible supply of United States and foreign countries- hundred and fifty bushels Florida
was appointed to select the wherever the interest is turned Southward.It raised Seed Rye for sale. Address *

grounds,and at once to take the nec- muck, and as easy to get as sand DIUMS IS ONE IN THE OF THE.SOUTH BEST-especially ADVERTISING for Real ME-Estate JOHN BRADFORD,

to all things in .readi- would be for most people in Florida.I ,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, Bradfordville, Fla.
steps get
essary Hotels, and those branches wherein it is de- .
ness for that exhibition-building, keep nearly dne hundred head of:. sirable to reach our winter visitors or our Just Received.4
rapidly increasing permanent population.
fencing, laying out track, preparing cattle, which are fed to make beef. Fresh Turnip Seed. .
ball eta That committee Advertising Rates,
ground, Fresh Ruta Baga Seed.
Am satisfied with a small profit from
$100 per inch first insertion cents per
consists of the acting president, F. H. Fresh Cabbage Seed. "
inch for each subsequent insertion.
each industry, and I don't any- Fresh Egg Plant Seed.
Rand Colonel Elliott and Dr. pay .
i Preferred Positions,Next Reading or.on Cover: Send in ,'orders
Wylly, who held their first meetingthis body big prices to sell for me. inch$1.40 for per subsequent inch first insertion insertion.; 70 cents per Remember. I guarantee my seed.your '* -

afternoon at 3 o'clock, viewingthe The manure is made from the best 10 per cent.off on X months' contracts. WILLIAM A. BOUBS; ,
While the committeewas 20" on 6" 20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.
grounds. and I if mix-
of everything, question a 30 on 12" .. ..
in session, the following communi- Advertisements JUST be acceptable in
be made that will give better
ture can EVERY respect. Why?
cation received .
was : results where equal value is THE FLORIDA DISPATCH Is sent free to
SANFORD Fla. money tho-who advertise in it,as long as advertisement -. go outside of the State to a summer resort -
Aug. 16,1887.
continues.Address to spend your vacation when you

Sev. Lyman Phelps, Vice-President and used.The freight .on the J., T. & K. W. CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, have one of the most delightful* of sum-

Acting President South Florida Exhibition Ry. is $1 per ton on main line and Jacksonville,Florida. mer watering places in your own State at
,Sanford, Fla.: 1.25'' branches.
on Harvest Excursions. on the beautiful Suwannee river in
DEAR SIR-For the South Florida I can usually get special rates on Hamilton county. The waters of this
The Burlington Route, C. B. & Q. R.
Railroad I offer for lots to place. Those wish- noted for their great curative
Company competition large any R., will sell on Aug. 30, Sept. 20, and spring are
by the counties of,Orange, Polk, ing to get it will confer a favor by let; Oct. 11, Harvest Excursion Tickets at qualities, and constitute one to be of the found finest in

Sumter, Hillsborough, HernandoPas- ting me know two weeks beforehandhow one faro for the round trip, to principal this pools country.of sulphur At water the Springs is a first-

co, DeSoto, Manatee and Lee, for the much they will w *nf. This enables points Dakota.in Nebraska Limit, Kansas, Minnesota class hotel, with ample accommodationsfor
and thirty Tick-
best display of manufactured products, me to have it ready to ship on receipt ets and further information be ob- hot cold and plunge Reachedby

including flowers, fruits, vegetablesand of order. Barrels ,are far the tained of any C. B. & Q. Ticket may A ent, the F. R. & N., to Welbora the,thence beautiful by

cereals, the sum of $1,000) one most satisfactory to use. or by addressing Paul Morton, Gen'l hack line, eight miles Florida., over round

thousand dollars.! Terms are cash with order. The Pass and Ticket A ent, Chicago, :(11.4 hills trip excursion of middle tickets including Cheap hack

For the best and largest "trade dis loss of one ton takes the profit out of I -*- fare from Welborn to the Springs, now

play" of manufactured goods, by merchants several. Poppy Seed on sale at all F. R. & N., ticket offices.
For opium culture. Im orted by directions For further information, apply to any F.
Those who haven't tried it will findit
of tbesaid counties two hun-
of Dr. W. W. vVinthrop. A R. & N. ticket or write to O. K.
dred and fifty dollars for a first premium to their interest to do so.MeteorologicaL. limited supply at $2.50 per lb.; 25c per Paxton,, Prop White Sulphur Springs

and fifty dollars for a second ... oz. by mall,postage prepaid. Hotel, White )prings: ,Fla.
premium.I --- t
41 East St.
Bay Jacksonville Fla.
Seyen and one-half Gross Sold In One
shall-be. glad to have these special >_*-t Year,
'premiums largely advertised at once. -I- .Iagleaet k w N,:w a: w .14 Bermuda Onion Seed.
.. U ,.".. .' JO c Q aN. ) Q=)08 o c3 4)gc c8 =) OQ Dr. M. M. Croom, Dardanelle, Ark.
I in New
have York
and will
Very respectfully, 91".8' now reCeive and
00 hJ.laA.V 5S' ODUJa0 says: "I sold during the year seven
J. E. INGBAHAM Pres. CO in a few days, a fresh lot of Ber- ,for
..... 11II one-half gross of your Hughes' Tonic
,: The officers of the exhibition de- = I o muda Onion Seed of my own importation. chills and fever, and could have sold
2 1 Iwug This seed is well known to the
aoOCIC"Io." -+ differ-
.cided to-day to supplement PresidentIngraham's .. I uvp uvaSt I I hhl. h tiny 0o of Florida, having been tested more had I not run out on several
Tonic in
best trough ent occasions. It is the leading
generous premium a 5 --r---- -----e- a many seasons. and will be."
county exhibits, by offering a second g. OQ HO .r 1IooIaA I I..r IO...,. COCO J. HOWARD TUCKER, P country R. A. Robinson &Co.,

premium of $500) five hundred dollar 5 si: 'g ..,a Sanford, Fla.Guavas Wholesale Druggists,Louisville,Ky.
and a third of ($250)) two hundred < 3 .uolhijq H 1 flS< Wanted. Sold at retail. by Druggists.. .. generally.

and fifty dollars for second and 3 0 HcT3 .& xWWW pr m \ a"r Will pay highest market price. .Writeus --

third best county exhibits. '0 2 00 before engaging your crop. Cotton Seed Hull Ashesas
c ;c LlTTLEFJELD & rfTEERE,"* prepared by our mills, are without
This .total of two thousand and fifty .st(1paJptIuq Gi NIIsJIII1
88o best Fertilizer for fruit and
Jacksonville Fla. doubt the
t3 pan saqoai ujo. ,
dollars is pointer of the list of pre- .. uva .m::II ? + vegetables used. They contain a very

miums which the officers of the South Wanted. large percentage of Potash and Available
Florida Exhibition propose to offer atc 3: } s Party in South Florida having tract- of Phosphoric Acid, in their best forms for

an early 'date for their exhibition, tobe s.. OQr I 'dilgIIealq, I tih8 3 88 fj ,,S.s open clay subsoil land, to join writer inputting agricultural purposes. The ash of plantsis
'go the natural food of all plants contain
@ ---- gi out on shares large orchard of ,
held in 1888 at Sanford Fla. ..
00000..10.10 ing element but nitrogen requiredby
.... m WnWltItN'' COP Pi' s. '" the.Biuwell Peach. AddressA. every
LYMAN PHELPS, f+ COo Msa E-4 mmc i H. CAREY. Orlando, Fla. any plant. No better Fertilizer can
Vice-President. o be used. These Ashes are put up in
m.mJXvN I ig ooW4 0 *" -
Sanford -*6* bags. You much mure value for the
Fla,Aug.6,18S7. Q a Waverly Stock P rra. get
*-*-t gsfs!: same money than in any other fertilizer.
Cows and Heifers in Calf
to Panic"No.
A Good Fertilizer. os .JQ'lQUIo.IVR 38. .g.0 8. g k American We sell in car loads. If less quantity is
-:t, i1| -, Al1gQuBalq'' ; ...::.s C>54 9,420, Jersey Club.Panic's wanted, write to us for the address of the
The fact that Mr. Hutchinson's v al- c I ii 3 U'U' sa!k g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, dealer nearest you who sells our Cotton
o .. -.;-;. ;.-;.- ;. C>0 CP made 778 pounds of butter in one year.
Seed Hull Ashes.
:. .
uable fertilizer, which he styles "Our :: *I :: :: ::!**. :" )@....8 0 Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the American Oil'Company,
ft* : j : :-isw -Sot Duke of Darlington, No. 2,400-Panic'sgrandsire.
Favorite is made muck basis ,
upon a o : saG 18 Broadway N. Y.
) :..."cO cQ: Her oolf sold for 12000. .
baa;led.some to regard it as simply amuck .G..) .''.14.. .C"I"... rY.... O. .--w"C"""' 1 CI C> I. Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for S I 0,000, is a 4
E CIS cI CI) ,sa14 son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's 110 Strawberry RefrigeratorsFor
compound, overlooking the fact t ..' Q (j 'O'O'O a t g. g. ,
'0 fi:s ow q ::s qq1a4z. SCIIRADKR BltOS. Sale. Apply! to i

that.. i it contains all the ingredients. oi f ;, '".' :r.trJrn"9;:-s .gj:1: .Q f-' -...; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. C. F. WINTON' .', Mandarin,.Fla.

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age what was really but small surplus feasible until selling time came, and with the lowest rate yet used either
]'4 l\e\ Ilg. a ,few hundred or a_ thousand hen we fear our managers would find way. It certainly presents points that
L. boxes from time to time, when priceswere they had no trade established, and the ,would! do credit to the assembly ad
For- the FLORIDA DISPATCH. going below a fair rate, it could natural sequence would be slaughter.Now just. D. M. KIRBT.
; Marketing Oranges, Etc. have controlled the market} and saved. ,is it not probable that, if we can ;. Georgetown, Fla.,August. 21887.
r have read with interest several its patrons. But there was at the time, extend the time of marketing, our or-; .For the FLOBXDA.DIIP TC1I. '. .
I believe,no facilities at its command ; anges to July or August, we would
Cold Storage.So .
articles in your paper about market- and Exchange being young and have little to complain. of, save high
ing the next orange crop, and one inexperienced, should not be utterly freight rates?' you are proposing to cool off the

might think we were like a ship sailing condemned, but rather encouraged to, The only practical plan seems to be ,next orange crop as an antidote to
in a dense fog. If approaching crop try again, as there is unlimited cold cold storage. Now,,we should think I frost bite. The conception is a goodone
of a million and a quarter boxes creates storage now in Brooklyn.So that central cold storage warehouses, provided the cooling process costs
such anxiety, how will it be a few far as I have seen, the managersof i. e., cold storage, at every point where' not too much. Can't we have some'
years hence with three or four millions the Florida Fruit Exchange have other fruits are largely grown, would figures on this subject? The grove-
? Yet with such a prospect near made no explanations, propose no work out our salvation. In such warehouses men in the upper side of the yellow
at hand, the craze for setting out or- plans, and do nothing to recover ita'108t could be stored in their season, belt i will have abundant use for the
ange' groves continues. Ten years patronage. Yet, I believe, if properly from day to day, as the fruit ripened, chilled vaults; but what about keeping -
nence, when these groves come to managed it can do all that wa' strawberries, peaches,etc.,until enough oranges on the safe side of decay
bearing, they will have cost in labor, promised and be made a success for had accumulated to fill one or more for six or eight months ?
fertilizers, interest, etc., approximat. all concerned. This conviction grows refrigerator cars, and then sent to mar- By a process alluded to a few weeks
ing a thousand! dollars an acre, and stronger and'stronger with me. ket without,danger of loss. ago I am willing to warrant ninetyper
wihthe; fruit i .selling at half to a quar- I was pleased to see how clearly you We will probably have to continue cent. of good fruit till the first of
ter of a cent net, the owners will have illustrated pooling the daily auction business with the commission men. summer, and the process, used for several .
labored, and waited,only to find that sales. There is nothing wrong to the Let us at every shipping point in the, years, won't be of but trifling ex
they:' might have derived as much public. It is a sort of mutual insur- State organize into societies for mutual pense. But'the cold air plan is the
benefit every year in raising ordinaryfarm ance, and each person should be satisfied protection, and black list all commis- thing, if cheap. A building coveringan
crops and cattle on a capital in to take his chances in common. sion men that we find to be dishonest. acre of land and so arranged as
land at $25 an acre.I Of course there must be a judicious. By such means we can gradually weed I to hold four tiers of orange boxes
am not a pessimist, no Floridian. system adopted. out the tricksters. By all means let ten boxes deep, I estimate to hold
has' any reason to be but is it not well The great necessity of the Florida- us have cold storage at one or as many more than twelve millions of oranges.
to sound the note of caution to those orange industry is to widen the marketas points as the present conditions of Should the fruit be piled ,ten deep
now here and those who are coming ? the product increases. The Florida. things\ will justify. Let us eliminate over four floors there would be
Give fruit of all kinds show, but let: oranges must be made to penetrate from our vocabulary such names as forty millions in the same space.
the greatest energy be put into solid: every village as well as every town cracker and Yankee. Let us workin And if the fruit is to be kept too coolto
farming, with a full proportion of livestock and city, and be eaten by the farmer, unison, and then, indeed, throughthe decay, it can be stored in this wayas
The order of is artizan laborer their wives and children mild of Peace will fruit
nature perfect reign our well as not at a great saving of
between the well the rich. How land increase with the of Rome .
equilibrium vegetableand as as by to glory space. Let the owners of the cold
,animal kingdoms, and the farmer reach this large class is the problem.The and the wisdom of Greece. houses buy fruit as. men buy whea\,
who follows nature and wisely diversijfies business will grow enormously in PEDRO.. by the car-load, and store it. .
'his farming, will be the .one mos; bulk, and to reach the outer limits of Waldo, Fla., Aug. 9,.1887.. Haven't we got a grand,thing anyhow -
prosperous.But ale to the classes named, the prices as For the FLORID DISPATCH> : in this cold storage? I will.suggest -
I set out to say something ot' before hinted will gradually drop to, a Equalizing Freight Rates. ,to the doctors hereafter to try
the project of making Jacksonville, minimum, and yet the business will In your issue of August 1st there appears "cold storage" on their fever patients.
with cold storage, the salesroom and; pay fairly well then. But whatever a' number of articles the Now, I have a favor to ask of any
distributing! point for the orange pro'duct prices rule, we want agents-the Exchange upon one who has a mind to grant it. It is
t, and thus compel Northern fruit!] or others-that will secure the method of disposing of the orange experience I crave and at least a.hun-
dealers to come here and buy the fruit. full current value, and make honest crop. That of Mr. F. Wright cer- dred readers of the DISPATCH will be
This is a very pleasing idea that I returns. This is atifther difficult probe, tainly is 'one" ,that would have; great as willing as I am, perhaps, to learn
hate to say a word against,but having, lem. weight with the small and moderate the same thing. .
lived most of m v life in and very near! Let us not worry in advance about shipper, who, in the aggregate, ships, Knowing readers, tell us by return
New York and;having some experience the orange market of next winter. I without doubt, nine-tenths of the mail how you stopped your peaches
with its fruit dealers, makes me think think it will be better ,than is now an- oranges in. the entire State. This from .TV. M. DAVIS. '
that they will not come. These men;' ticipated. L. H. ARMSTRONG. scheme once started would draw all to Lake rotting. Aug. 11,1887.
have not the.; time. They trade in' i. i e4 it, for the reason that they would not *
what is present and what comes to' For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. be compelled to sell until the marketwas
What is the Best Thins; to Do? Under One Management.In .
them from day to day in perishable good, and shutting out all irresponsible -
I That is the question that every ,or- cooking a hare, an old saw says,
fruit Besides, the idea is, contrary to commission men, we shouldbe
the commercial spirit of the. age,which' ange grower is or should be interestedin able to get a little money to go on "first catch your hare. Now, .the
is'to push your products i into every just now. There should be some with and sure of good prices for the fruit raisers have complied with' the
possible place, and to, open ,new ,mar- practical plan formulated by whichwe fruit. above,so far as raising the fruit goes.
ken every possible way., Should I can get permanent relief. Thereare A firm that can hold fruit in Jacksonville They have the fruit but can't realize .
such a plan be carried out the great different plans suggested, one of for one, two'or three months a paying price under the present
Northern ports would be filled with which is to make Jacksonville the would be able to compel competition methods of marketing; nor will they
West'India fruit. This was,done last market, and have the buyers come for the transportation, and in a meas- ever, until they learn to cooperate.For .
winter when the report went out that here to make! their purchases. Howis ure bring down the rate of freight, handling this crop is part of our
half of the Florida crop had been destroyed that plan going to work? Is that which is outrageous. There is no beautiful social organization, which .
by the freeze, and the the general system of doing business more risk in well packed oranges has aptly been described as,"Chaos,
importations were heavy enough to be throughout the world? Do the orange than there is with flour, to the trans- plus the policeman," and the Florida
a factor,in the glut and break down of growers of California or of Europe say portation company, but they charge fruit raisers cannot call on the police,
prices.There. to the markets. of the world, You must more to carry a box of oranges: North why, he has to submit to being fleeced.
is a commercial axiom that a come to us and buy? By. no means; than it costs to bring a barrel of flour However, there are indications that
small excess of any commodity in the they send their produce to the mar here, the difference m weight is about something will be evolved from the
market will depress prices out of all kets. Then is it reasonable to'suppose 130 pounds. These companies usedto many efforts being made to place this
proportion to the excess. The con that the dealers in oranges will be make money when they carried industry upon a permanent basis. Butit
verse is equally true, that a small de- willing to incur the expense of ex- freight one way, but. now that they must be concentrated under the
ficiency will raise prices disproportionately. travagant railroad fares and hotel billsto have their cars filled going North they control of one management; and it
It is told of the Dutch East get a supply of fruit for their 'trade, .rob the producer of oranges in many seems to me that the Florida Fruit
India Company, which have a monop- when they can order it by the ship- cases of the difference between a profit Exchange, with its organization, and
oly of the Java coffee, that they once load from Europe for a trifling outlay and a loss. When we are not com- experience it has gained during .the
found themselves with, a large surplus, for stationery? Again, it is suggestedto pelled to dispose of our fruit between two last seasons,is the nucleus around
and to prevent a large decline on the have established in the larger citiesof certain dates to save it,we can force the which we must, all rally. But it, or
whole stock, they burnt 200,000 bagsof the country a house to which transportation companies to better any other association, can accomplish
coffee. all Florida fruit shall be consigned, terms.. I liope we shall soon see the nothing if they are kept in competition -
. Had the ,Florida Fruit Exchange and there sold by the managers of said Legislature,pass an act regulating the with commission men, who. will
been able to.;withdraw into cold stor.t houses. Well, that would seem pretty freight rates to conform both ways undersell you,: as long as the wise (1)7O4


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men of Florida will send them their few, dollars, this work can be easily invest in something-dogs&r instance
fruit, and' be content with their re- and quickly done i and the cracks and, -where care is not.so necessary, and
turns. With the fruit under one con- corners can be attended to better than where we can submit to the daily expense

:'tl'olthree things can be done. First, with a brush. Each time this is done, of pets, without, on that account, ,
have a distributing agent in each large or oftener, take out the perches and pronouncing them a failure.N. FrDON1
city, and regulate shipments accordingto wash them thoroughly ,with coal oil. R. H vER.

I the needs of the market;;' ''second, If cared for in this way, there need be Snowdrift Keuka, Fla.Poultry, Aug.Yard 2,1837..L '' 1E tN T SOUS '
distribute the fruit to central] points, no fear of mites or lice, even in Flor- .. .
and have auctions on regular days; ida. They ,cannot originate in an atmosphere For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH: Gone where the Woodbine
third, have storage and means of preserving of lime and ,kerosene, nor Increasing Colonies. Bats are smart but"Koran ON Ens11 beats
fruit in Jacksonville and dis them. Clears out Rats Mice Roaches Water
survive when taken there.

can they
The management of'the apiary in B1wI.Flies,Beetles, Moths AntsTMosquitoea,
tribute from there, on the order of sub- If the house, has been neglected, or if Bed-bugs, Insects Potato Bugs, Sparrows,
any locality must be governed by the gcunka.Weasel, Rabl Chipmunks) ,Moles
agents, all over the country; these subagents we come into possession of an infected Musk Bats,Jack Squ Tel&l c.&25c.
to receive local orders and for- house, we should first clean it; then sources from which the prospective

ward the same to the central depot. saturate it with coperas water, to honey crop is obtained. In those por- HEN LICE.

I throw out these suggestions for winch sulphuric acid has been added. tions of Florida adapted to the specialist .- and BOUGH destroyer ON of RATS"Hen Is Lice a complete Mix preventive
what they may be worth. Afterwards apply hot whitewash with in apiaculture a routine should be "BOUGH ON BATS" to a pall of Whitewasb,
FRANK HIZEL. the force and coal oil keep It well stirred up while applying. Whitewash -
pump, put on followed that will admit of no mis- the whole Interior of the Hennery;Inside
t Osprey Manatee County,Fla.Poultry the perches. If lice are found in the takes or failures. By carefully noting and outside of the nests, or after hens have
S set week,
a sprinkle the "BOUGH os BATS"
3 house at all after this, they will ,be on the sources of nectar and the time of dry powder lightly over the and nest
the fowls. Insect powder sprinkled its secretion, as well as its duration, b 00. The cure is radical and com
andPOULTRY zap} on the fowls or rubbed into the feathers much loss of time can be saved. The POTATO BUGS
,; at night, will dispose of these. If usual time for colonies For Potato Bugs Insects on
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i IN FLORIDA. the house can be made tight, and sulphur either natural or artificial swarming, half the contents of a $1.00 .
box of"BOUGH ON BATS"(Agricultural
is burned in it, the pests can be is in the early'part of the season, when Size: )to be thoroughly
Houses. attended to in that way. the nectar secreted is in a thin or mixed plaster with,or one what to two is better barrelsof air
1 All this means steady and careful condition which is slacked lime. Much
'Building:1 poultry house in Florida, watery most con- depends
.:1J1'even: if" attention is given to work. If anyone supposes that poul- ducive to broad rearing and increaseof to completely distribute upon thorough the mtnnfp nkllee
proper try raising does not mean this, they colonies. t1; on plants trees or shrubs when damp or
the roof ventilation and wet, and is quite effective when mixed with
protectionfrom had better be disenchanted before To successfully increase the apiaryin .lime, dusted on without moisture. While in
'winds, is not more necessary than going into it. There is the same tax the early part of the season, it is its and concentrated strongest of all)state Bug it Poisons is the;when most mixed active
'it i is to keep the house clean and free on one's energy, patience and judgment necessary to make your young stocks as above is comparatively harmless to ani
from vermin. The first thing to do is that is made by any other busI- previous to the coming of the mosquito take.mals or preferred persons,in to any use hi quantity liquid foam they, would tablespoonful -
ness. But it is not hard, exhaustingwork hawks and observe carefully that theyare of the full strength "Boron cmJ m"
the house thick of lime ; Powder well shaken, in
to give a coat a keg of water and
and it has in it a great deal thatis amply supplied with stores to build applied with a sprinkling pot, spray syringe
on both sides. That for the outside pleasant to the lover of poultry. To comb well brood. To or whisk broom will be found very effective.
upon, as as rear Keep it well stirred up while using. Sold by
may have ground rice or glue, or any the lover poultry This is the keyto accomplish this in many instanceswill all Druggists and Storekeepers. 15c.,25c.t
of the which of failure. E.8. WELLS.Chemist Jersey City N.J.
preparations prevent most cases success or require feeding, in order to secure
,. washing or peeling off, put into it; and The poultry keeper begins with elabo- the necessary force of field workers in VILLA SITES FRUIT
1 the glare of pure white may be avoided rate arrangements on the plan of some time to gather the first secretion of ,
1 by mixing a little l lampblack. with the successful fancier. Then he waits for honey. When feeding is not desira- LANDS -
lime. But nothing of-this kind shouldbe returns in the same way that he awaits ble, either through the lack of honeyor ,
added to the wash for the inside. the results of business
some speculation. fear of robbing, a good plan is to
An ounce of carbolic acid may be When the returns do not come, make the increase at the close of these HUNTING DOGS,
mixed with two gallons of wash, he pronounces poultry keeping a fail- on, starting the cells in the season ANDFANCY *
enough to make it a good disinfectant, ure. The poultry lover attends personally of the greatest honey flow, allowing
ora'liberal supply of copperas may to the details of his work. He the colonies to fill the hives with POULTRY.A.
be:used in place of it. An abundanceof sees that all wants in regard to water, honey sufficient for both old and new.
it should be prepared, twice the food and cleanliness are regularly and Divide half the brood and sufficient J. ADAMS ,
quantity that is needed, and all of it promptly met. There is nothing irksome honey to fill the hive. Let them re MANATEE,FLA.,
should be used. If it does crack and in all this. It is a pleasure to main over night to note the loss of the Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.Has .

fall off;and give the walls an unsightly anticipate the wants of his fowls, and queen. Insert a ripe cell next morn- t for sale one thousand* i *m acres of t choice
appearance so that the work must be make life pleasant to them. As the ing, and the trouble is avoided that land. on Manatee river,In sight of Manatee
done over, so much the better. Special result of this, poultry. keeping is profitable -would be required in looking after a Bralndentown manufacturers', Ellenton agent and for Wire Palmetto Fencing, andis ,

attention' should be given to corners .. to him. weak colony in. the spring. With and Poultry Plantation Netting,Supplies Lime, Cement,Cracked, Fertilizers and
and!the edges on which the perches The work necessary does not amountto drones flying, the fertilization of the Rice,Granulated Lime,Bock and Shell.corn Cattle -
rest, and the perches themselves will much, if done regularly, and as apart virgin queen, in the absence of the steam and mill Poultry on premises.Has Feed. ground to order In
be better for a thorough coating of of what must be done. I emphasize mosquito hawks, is as certain as in the also breeding kennels of acclimated
Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter-
lime at first. the word "must/1-for if these little northern States, and the colony is riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
If it is necessary to have a floor, let details are,neglected,the result will be ready for business in the early spring. Catch tramps or). Tiger Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and
it be a tight one. Two' inches of dry annoyance: and loss. We remember a This method will be found advantageous OUR POULTRY YARDS
'earths' sand be on it from in illustration of this A friend
or can put case : when extracting has been prac- are.well-stocked with freshly'Imported male
which the droppings can be raked had about thirty fowls in a good house, ticed and the bees are in excess of birds which are mated with carefully selected
each morning, and the sand itself and he gave them an abundance of what are required to winter over in allotted hens of to our separate own raising enclosures, each In variety a forty-acre being

change once It '"week.: Or, which is proper food, but he received no eggs. one colony. As the experienced apiarist orange at following grove. Eggs prices carefully: packed in baskets
t better} land plaster can be used in' An examination showed that both is aware, it is necessary to select White Leghorns (Sna p6Hawkins)
of hand This is the best House and fowls with (Heathwoods), Plymouth ( ),
place pr pa- were swarming only worker comb to place in the cen- Game Batams(Shouldlngs), Light Brahman
.., ration' for "fixing" the ammonia-the vermin. The food that would have ter of the hive or brood nest. Droneor (Williams),Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,1.00
most valuable property of poultry manure been converted into eggs was used up store comb should be placed on the per Claiborne thirteen.and Cuban Games Silver Bearded
': -and it acts as'a disinfectant by feeding mites and lice The house ends as drones are unprofitable crea-. and Cochins Crested Golden Polish Laced, W.F.Seabrlghts Black Spanish and imperial Buff
absorbing the odors that would cause was cleaned, the fowls cared for, and, tures to possess,.over and above those WhIte Pekin Ducks,$1.50 per thirteen.
disease. Instead of removing the in a few wedkd, _without any change of required to breed from. However, if Wyandottes White Crested(Prestons Black), Polands, Houdans( ),,
droppings daily, they can be raked in, food, the fowls began to lay, and for a a choice queen is possessed and dronesare Boneys Brown Leghorns Langshans1CroudS(
and the floor cleaned once a week. time the.yield :waa eighteen or twenty required for breeding purposes, a nine.Bronze and Seminole Turkeys, 83.00 per
This should be put'in barrels 'day. This income of Booted White Cuban Carrier Pf6eonslt.50
compost eggs per was an new sheet of drone comb in the centreof per pair.
and protected from sun and rain. two dollars per week, in return for a the hive will furnish an ample sup-
When the season comes for makingthe few hours' work. Besides, there was ply for all purposes. IMssnluioit ol Co-Partnership.

family or market garden, we have the satisfaction of having an attractive After properly arranging the colo: Notice I 14 hereby given that the co-partner-
a manure as valuable as any commercial house' and healthy fowls, instead of a nies after the season is past, an excel ship heretofore existing between Anthony &:
fertilizer on the market. house to be ashamed of, and fowls h e lent plan is to let each colony severely consent.Young has A.this R. Anthony day been retlringfromthebua-dissolved by mutual '

The whitewash on the inside'of the wished at the bottom of the sea when- alone, as the chances-are more favor T.II1 Young.ss. It will AH be persons carried on having and mnnaged imsasralnst by II.
house\Bhould{ \ be renewed every three ever a friend called to see them. able for its wintering than ii*it is being the old fIrm will present them to It.Young
m'onths. In Karin weather it is bestto If not to at for payment; and nil parties indebted to the
we are prepared give continually "tinkered with. said firm are rcquot-U to IIUIKH xellfernent
renew it every month. With a least necessary 'attention to fowls,: we J. Y..Dm WILEIL with R.T. Young- A. It. ANTHONY.. UJ '

force pump, such as can be had for a should not keep them. We should New Smyrna; Fla.,August 15th,-1887. It. T. YOUNG.



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. : 706 .. :'.-.,'. '.', : : .!" THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [AUGUST 22,1887.
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: :119 ses, is to be found in both, and that .For the''FixmiDA DISPATCH.INDUCBMENTS pointed. God said, "Man shall live
F1oPidiE n&; the most\". fertile of the said Coral TO SETTLERS. by the sweat of his brow," and that

..... .. -- .. ,. Islands would be as sterile as Labra- law has nor never will be repealed.
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,For/, the FixmiDA.DISPATCHSOUTH : dor if its white sands were trans- Good Land to be Had Cheap-' Real Here, near the famous Lake Con-
;, FLORIDA, FRUITS. ferred to a cold latitude"' Thorough Estate Concessions.Mr. way, four and a half miles from Orlando -

,I An" English Company's Work in drainage, irrigation when requisite, : Mason's address before the late we have the growing town of
.' Lee County-Wnat Has and fertilization are the tripod on Immigration Convention at Jackson- Conway, which contains two stores,
Been Done. which the prosperity of South Florida ville contained one remark to which postoffice, church and schoolhouse.The .
must stand, and in this matter we cor- country is being built up principally -
I take pleasure in sending you the the writer intended to reply, but failedto
dially agree, with the worthy Doctor. by Americans and English. We
enclosed memorandum in relation to The lateness of season in getting to do so from the general rush of other have a good neighborhood; good well
the South Florida Tropical Fruit work precludes the possibility of discussions. Mr. Mason represented' water; several large bearing groves,
Company. The father of this enter- doing more than reclaiming and plant- the transportation companies, and and many young ones; clear lakes
prise is Captain W. J. Lenill.of Pen- this and in fish and
ing some forty acres year, abounding affording lovely
stated that it appeared to him that the
ryn, Cornwall, England ; a gentlemanof we learn that of this area twenty fronts for residences, are among our
great ability, and a' good friend to convention,wanted all the concessionsto
acres will de devoted to lemons of the chief attractions. Men who have traveled -
Florida; well known in England as a Villa Francha and Genoa varieties; ten be made by the railroads. That the State over,looking for a home,
contributor to the Horticultural Times.I acres to the Red Spanish Pineapple, while nearly every delegate in the are located here because they find this
believe Captain Lenill is a regular and ten to Cuban tobacco from Vuelta convention was probably a land owner he "Land of every land; the pride,
recipient of THE''FLORIDA DISPATCH, Abajo seed Next year the planta- : he had not heard one word uttered beloved of heaven o'er all the world
and that his attention was first attracted ;" tions will be extended and, unless about reducing the price of land. beside." "
to this State, and his interestin some unforeseen calamity should ariseto One very good reason why no discussion The idea prevails that nothing but
the,development of its products ex- prevent it, the whole 320 acres will occurred concerning the pricesof oranges can be grown in Florida, but
,cited by the perusal of your columns.H. ,be flan ted out in much the same, pro lands, may be found in the fact, this is incorrect, as nearly everything
W. B. the first in due that no uniform prices have ever been be here in
portion as forty acres, can grown as any country
Fort Myers,Fla.,July 30,1887.
course. The land has been thor- established, except by the incorporated in the world. Some vegetable from
The is the memorandum
following oughly drained in the course of the companies who were represented in the; garden may be found on the bill
referred to: last two months at a very moderatecost the; discussions of the convention by of fare every day in the year; though
The South Florida Tropical Fruit and is now, in the height ot the Mr. Mason's voice only. But we wishto July and August are the scarcest
Company (limited) is a small joint rainy season, perfectly dry. Everytree have it published to the, wide, wide! months, we have peas, beans, okra,
stock company recently established in stump and pine knot .has been 1 world, that private holders of land in eggplant and sweet potatoes. The
England for the purpose of raising, removed (for the doctor believes in. Florida are ready to make very largeconcessions' bean referred to is the butter-bean; it
canning, or otherwise' manufacturing,' clean clearing) and the plough is now to actual settlers in the is particularly adapted to this climate,
and selling such fruits or other Flor- turning up the sod where erstwhile; sale of lands. Our best lands have and grows vigorously on pine land
ida products as are likely to prove for half the year, the water coveredthe never been held or sold exorbitantlyhigh. with very little fe/tilizer. It comes in
remunerative; and for 'which the soil surface of nature and the bittern Good orange lands in Florida the last of June and continues to
and climate of South Florida are specially and heron alone had any use for the have always sold at much lower prices bloom, bear and grow until frost; be
adapted. The novelty of? the ground. than in California, and in the other ing a runner, it is very desirable for
enterprise has caused its promoters to Our friends in Lee county are en- orange growing countries of the world. arbors in the kitchen yard and garden.
limit the initial amount of the capital couraged by their heretofore limited The same is true of many of our vege- We welcome to this sunny clime ,all.
which they embark in it to $35,000, experience to believe that their climate table, peach, strawberry, and farming good people seeking homes.
but they have the power, under the ,which bears a striking, resemblance districts, the advantages of climate J. WESLEY: WHITE.
Company's Acts of Great Britain, by to that of Cuba, will enable thrown in. But thousands are readyto Conway, Fla., August 13,1887.Immigration. ,.
resolution of the shareholders, to increase them to produce an: article of cigar sell portions .of their unimprovedlands t .
their capital, and wilTdoubtless: I tobacco which is equal to, nay, they to actual settlers, at very reduced '
do so in due season. This company claim absolutely undistinguishablefrom prices. During the seven years have. The Immigration Convention,which
baa selected Lee county as the seat of high class Havana tobacco. resided in the State, I have never assembled at Jacksonville last week,
its operations, and has acquired 160 The South Florida Tropical Fruit Co. allowed one,desirable settler to leave marks the inauguration of an important -
acres of land at Fort Myers\ with an is about to "bell the cat" for them by my neighborhood on account of high' work which, if the counties
option of purchase for several years on trying the experiment upon a commer- prices. If the settler could not ac- throughout the State. organize and
160 acres more. The'manager in Flor- cial scale,,and under strictly commercial cept of my Coffer, I have invariably co-operate with the Florida Immigration : -
ida is Dr.Hanson,of Fort Myers, who conditions, this year. The exper- accepted of his, and, this shall be my Society-created by that conven-
-has resided at that point for some'years; iment, if successful, will unquestionably policy hereafter. We want the great tion-will result in great good to all
and ,is familiar with the soil, seasons, be fraught with incalculable ben North and West to know that Florida sections of our commonwealth.As .
wants and,capabilites of the particular efits to South Florida. Such tobacco abounds in valuable lands held at low will be seen, by reference to
portion of the State at which he breaks would certainly realize the Italian figures to actual settlers. We want, another column, Leon county dele-
ground for this company. This experiment proverb which describes an olive groveas the transportation companies to un- gates have taken the initiative step in
possesses one peculiar element a "gold mine on top of the ground." derstand that private holders of real this great work, by issuing an addressto
of interest, to Floridians, in that the As to, the success of the lemon in estate are quite as willing to make the people of the county.
company's land consists of the ordi- Lat. 26}, there can. be no question concessions in ,prices, as they are to Let the people of Leon county'read
nary flat pine woods of South Florida, whatever. It is well known that on. ask those companies for a reductionof this address and prepare themselvesto
underlaid, it is true, by a subsoilof the sand banks of the Caloosahatcheeriver rates. .heartily co-operate with other coun-
coral marl, but differing in no none of the citrus family were J. F. RICHMOND. ties of Florida in the great and good
Okahumka, Fla.,Aug.15, 1887.
material respect from thousands of effected in any way by the terrible work of inducing immigration to our
acres bf similar land at the lower freeze of January, 1886, and Dr. For the FLORIDA D18P ATOH. fair and favored State.-Floridian.
end of the peninsula. It is believed Hanson to-day points to a magnificentfield Conway, Orange County, Florida. .
,by Dr. Hanson that this class of pineapples, the property of our We do not wish to be thought selfish We were presented with a numberof
of land, when thoroughly drained, townsman, Mr. W. J.Bushnell, whichhe neither do we aspire to fame, but the finest peaches we have ever j
is capable, under intelligent, cultiva- (the doctor) planted for Mr. B. in in justice to our fellow-countrymen. seen grown in Florida. They were
tion, of affording results which will, October, 1885, and which, consequent immigrating from all parts of the) raised by Rev. J. W. Brandon on his t
go a long way toward convincing peo ly, was exposed to the severe cold of globe to Florida, we do wish to tell place south of town. He has two trees
ple, who ridicule the idea, of fertilityas the following winter-not one plant them in plain words the solid, troth, that have only been planted two years
associated with the White sand of was killed. We.have never boasted about our sec-, and they bore some last year, and this -
Florida, that a good soil, like "a good We wish the young company allsuccess tion of country, but we can say can-, year they have a full crop. The fact'
horse, is never of a bad color." The and shall welcome similar associations didly that ours is an exceptionally de is demonstrated beyond a doubt that
Doctor, we understand, has lived, in for we well know that thereis sirable portion, of the State, and one I Polk county can produce as fine
his younger days in the South Sea an unlimited field in Florida for that is self-sustaining to those who ,are peaches as any State and we hope to
Islands. and maintains that soil and the highly remunerative employmentof willing to work. Too many have been. see more interest taken in their cub
climate must be taken in conjunction., lots of English money which is now. induced to come to Florida by land. ture. Mr. Brandon has a large number -
He claims that the soil of his part of locked up in "the sweet simplicity of sharks, with the idea that honey flowed. of trees which he intends to bud
Florida, at all events, is identical in 3 per cents." in streams, and fritters grew on the from the two mentioned. He does not
composition with that of the Coral t trees, and there was nothing do but tiii; know the name of the variety, but
Islands of the South Pacific and will The shipment of oranges from Man- "eat, drink and be merry." Such I they are large, juicy, highly flavored,
produce the same flora:; that thsameclimate e atee the past year was 13,083 boxes not the case, and those who come herewith I and in every respect a first-class

r for all practical purpo. and 301 barrels. such high hopes will be. diM. p. peach.-Bartow Advance-Courier.
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John 0'Kealan industrious colored other vegetables, which will soon come PIANOS ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS

Late Items, farmer, recently brought us a curiosity in through the winter and, spring sea- .: "

.. that grew where the ear of corn sons. Genuine Bargains.

The Altoona'Register brags of a ;. should have been. It has twentyfiveprongs John W. Long, who lives about a :- : ., :

I pound onion. Q* with partially formed graIns of mile northwest of Orlando, raised a

f corn on it.-Live Oak Banner. root of cassava weighing about :forty Being Sole Agents in the South for
trees around Tallahassee "
Apple second of fruit. are Elam B. Carlton, living near Fort .pounds. It was ,over four feet long, CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
putting O,8
crop Ogden, *in Manatee county, has two and seven,or eight inches in diameterat THUSHEK, BENT & ARION_..

Jack Dennis, of Fort White, gathered alligator pear trees, four years old, in one end. <*, PIANOS 0
ten bushels of LeConte pears full bearing, with fruit of two pounds < ,J,
:MASON, ALA., Nov. 2d, 1886.
:i from one tree.Lemons He is with their
weight. so delighted

r of this season's production success that he,' will plant a grove of Rochester, Pa. Gents-Your antidotefor ., ,.. .. .,- :
are being offered for sale in. Orlando them.; Malaria is.the. best chill and fever ,"
f market remedy I have ever known or tried. It &,HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
house Polk county growers are turning never fails to 'cure every case. Since PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. < z- {
The planters in the lower part of their attention to the manufacture of you sent me that sample bottle I have
tomato wine which is said to sold; over one dozen and not a single '
Madison .
county complain the ravages surpass Everyone given benefit of our one price ays-
that made from Should the person has taken it who has not been tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy .
of bean their
on growing crops. oranges. cured.; Please send me a dozen by mail terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed
experiment prove a success, another immediately. YourS respectfully, by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
ll L. Carney, of Lake Weir, is field of wealth will have been openedup N. B. DIXON.. steamboat landing. ; : '

growing over forty varieties!of grapes, for Florida. '
with the idea of determining which 3M.TTB: 33-H3 HOI/D.

are the best for Florida. Col. F.1 It. Greene handed us an 1 lot in Keuka, near P. 0.,............$ 15 '

orange which was a surprise to us, asa 1[ lot in Keuka, on Lake.................. 25 VIOLINS GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
i The citizens of Dade City: and Blan-; is a rarity even 40\ Acres near Bostwick........:....... 100 .J ,
ton vicinity Wet In Dade City on Au- in Florida themiddle, orange of The 10 Acres fruit land at Keuka........... 100 CORDEONS
gust the 6th and'formed! a farmers' August. 10 Acres in town Keuka.............. 300 '* .
so. orange was of the Hart's Tardiff vari- 5 Acres Oranges, Peaches and Pears 600 and all kinds of small instruments offered at

ciety and truckers' alliance. ety, and wag of large size sound,juicy, Small Grove and House (nice.... 700 logue.lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated- cata-,

The orange crop in DeSoto county and as sweet an orange as we ever ED. RUMLEY,Keuka Lake, Fla. .

this year will not be as large as usual, tasted. It was plucked from the tree 600 ACRES 13 GREENHOUSES-: -

but the fruit is l large, healthy and ap- on the 8th of this month, and was TREES AND PLANTSWe

p parently will, be of excellent quality. raised,by Mr. H K. Fuller, on Lake Artist materials.
offer for the Fall trade a t lafga and fine stock .
Dr. Hart of Lakeland has beet Apopka, Orange county.-Florida of every description of Fit VI T and OrnamentalTJUSES Picture Frames, '
a Cracker. Shrubs, Hoses that weighs nine pounds and FIIU1TS hedge Plants Fruit Tree,Seedlings Fine Pictures,
measures and Forellt! Tree t Seedlings.' Priced Catalogue. .
twenty-five inches in circumference. It The orange groves in the region Fall of 1887. mailed free. Established 1862. Fancy Goods

will be preserved for the Sub-Tropical. south of Lake Jesup are vigorous and BLOOMINGTONPHCENIXNURSERYSlUSei. TLTTLK A CC.Proprietor( BLOOBIKGTOS) ,Itlr Albums, Stationery.. .

Old farmers that this prolific, and are as full of promise as We can save.you money In anything in
say those; of any other section of the State. H. C. HANNON CO. Music, 'Art'or Fancy Goods. Write "us,for .
crop is by far the largest and prices. < ,
The soil be v
to specially
seems adaptedto
best have had in the for
county a ....
The Canvas CoversFOR
oranges. grow vigorouslyand
number of -Bartow Advance
years. yield well. A gentleman who :
Courier.A "
has had long experience in Florida, LUDDEN: & BATES S.'M.H. '

drainage scheme is being discussed and who knows this region well, ex Wagons,. Stacks, ...Etc. ., < .'
l at Starke, whereby three lakes presses the opinion that in an average < : SAVANNAH. GA., .

west of town will be lowered four feet, fruit year the yield of this South Lake i Cotton Ducks,
and ten thousand acres of land re- Jesup region will reach 300,000 boxesof E '; All Weights and

claimed.It fruit. This, from a,little ,belt no T f I r: ( ALLKINDS. Widths. 800,000 ACRESF'LORIDA

is reported that gibe more than a couple of miles wide and. BooK Catalogue sent free. ,
Judge King
22 to 28 Market: street, Chicago, Ill.
has sold a two-thirds interest in his six or seven miles in length LANDSSituated '.

stock of cattle to the Florida Southern Mr. W. P. Butts left at our office WE'BSTER'SIUNABRIDGED

Railroad for one hundred and eighty- two packages. One consisted of two I .in the Counties of Nassau Duval,
five thousand dollars.-Pine Level bricks and a piece of tile pipe made by Columbia,SuwaneeAlachua,Lafayette.Marion -

Times. his brick machine,and the other pack With,without Patent Index. Brevard, Hernando, Polk, jHillsborougb Sumter Manatee ulls andMonroe. _

The artesian well borers at Key age contained a number of fine looking .

West found roots, wood and even ,well I apples grown by Mr. Butts. We understand srr IB LOTS.
preserved leaves of trees at a depth of that he has been eating apple / iHDICTION.4 TOWN ,

800 feet. They are now down about pies made from apples grown on his ptSfLF. In the Towns of Kissimmee,Winter Haven-
Auburndale, Lakeland
1,000 feet, and still have no supply of place here for some time. Mr. B is Seffher, Mango Orient Eagle Lake, Haskell,
water., satisfied that apples will grow here, as Kathleen, Richland, Dade City, Owensboro
Tour Attention invited id the fact that in purchasing and Pemberton.
his trees have borne fruit for the past, the latest issue of this work you get A Map and Descriptive Notes showing the
The farmers' Jefferson county location of these lands will be furnished on
have harvested immense three years. The brick are good specimens A Dictionarycontaining application to the Land Department of the
I an oat
crop. but show slight checks through South Florida Railroad Company.
The cotton crop was never finer, and 3000 words and nearly 2000 more
them which Mr. Butts was more
the illustrations than other American Dictionary. GEO. Fox
corn crop promises plenty. Vegetable any ,
caused by too hard but the
growers also have made an excellent tile, which is a foot long and three A Gazetteer of the World Chief Clerk, .

crop and realized exceptionallygood 0 SANFORD, VIA
inches in diameter'appears; to be made
containing over 25,000 Titles with their pronunciation
prices perfect-Sorrento Press. and a.vast amount of other information, '
(recently added,)and Buy Direct from the Factoryand
The discovery of a chalybeate springthe Mr. A. L Eichelberger, of Ocala! Save Money. .
A Biographical Dictionary
in South Florida
only one
thinks the orange crop this year will]] SpecIal tor the outh.J ; .
about hundred from the
two yards only be about two-thirds of what it giving pronunciation of names and brief facts
Nocatee depot on the Florida South concerning nearly 10,000 Noted Persons; also
was last year. He has talked with various tables giving valuable information. f a4aIr0
em Railroad, near Trabue, is creatinga
sensation. numbers of the !large growers of Marion All in One Book.
c and Sumter counties, and this is

Captain J. C. McGrew, of Levy the verdict of nearly' all of them. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.is recommended 0,0
county, sent to the Bronson Times a few and in by the State Superintendents of Schools 1n36 / 7t
: crops are as large, States, and by leading College Presidents of the
bunch of nine stalks of teosinte, from fact, a few are larger, but the entire United States and Canada. it is Standard Authority ,
with the United States Supreme Court 6 d
one grain, that was over,six: feet high, amount will not exceed .he figures.He And in the Government Printing Office. It has
although it had only been planted considers those two counties as being been selected in every case where State Purchases
the Dictionary
have been made for Schools,and is
about sixty days.M.J.Lupfer the largest producers in the State. upon which nearly all the school books are

of Sunny Side farm, The field crops-corn, cotton, potatoes, based.Get

East Tohopekaliga lake, sent a pumpkin .-are good, and will equal or exceed the Latest and Best.

to Mr.. Cannon, of ICissimmee, those of)last year. The corn and It r is an' invaluable companion in every School
Friday last which measured five feet cotton crops are particularly good. and at every Fireside. Specimen pages and
sent prepaid application.
.. ten inches in circumference, and The truckers and farmers are making Published by G.. & C. MERRIAM on &CO.,

weighed ninety-five, pounds... preparations, for. planting cabbage and Springfield,Mass., U. S,A.

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Orange Trees for Summer Planting. KELSEY JAPAN PLUMA
The J'lulfsePj. Budded trees of choice varieties, three- SPECIALTY. .
quarters to one and a half inches in diameter Three, six and twelve months' buds; 2,000
two-year-old buds also seedlings FAIRVIEW NURSERIES two-year old*. Some fruited this year.
.., ; sour Botan.Marl Leaf and Limon
Does the Kelsey Plum do Well on of all sizes, for sale cheap. Plum on Florida Seedling Plum stock. the '
A. H. MANVILLE, best:for all sections of Florida. Eureka, Peen-
Peach Stock? Jacksonville Fla. O. K. THATCHER, To.Honey,best October and other Peaches on
Florida peach stock, Japan Persimmon,
A correspondent in a recent numberof Manager, Grapes Oranges, etc. Price list ready soon.
Genuine Federal Point; Strawberry Inspection
the Farm. and Garden makes, the Plants for sale at three dollars per thou- solicited.A.. CALLAHAN,
following remarks. (The italics are sand. Apply to W. A. BOSWORTH, San Mateo, Putnam, County, Florida. Prop.Eureka NurseryrMelrose,Clay Co.,Fla.
Federal Point Florida.
our own:) /_$4Strawberry The Hoffman Seedling Strawberry.This .
Plants for Sale. The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon
"I think Mr. Berckmans is correctin and other Citrus Fruits. extra early and most prolific berry,
the statement that the Kelsey is 'as The most profitable variety for Flor- now grown very extensively around Charleston -
Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro
hardy as the Wild Goose if workedon da. The pure Numan, S3 per thousand. dnction. and Norfolk for its great shipping quality
Carefully packed and shipped on receptof and its handsome color and size,is the best
native plum root; and I further be- price: Address, Wai. JAMES, The.Cattley Guava,both the Red and Yel. berry now grown for the Northern market,
lieve that the peach is wholly unfit as a P. O. Box 603, Jacksonville. low.. and has superseded all other varieties wherever -

stock for it, just as the quince is for I The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto introdcced. I am now growing a large
tome pears." WRITE. Putt the soil and climate of Florida. stock of plant that is now ready for the fall

I If this is a fact it must certainly affect -"How to Grow LeCpnte Keiffer The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry \rade. All parties wishing to try them will
Hart's Oaoice: Bananas,Grapes,Pecans,eta please apply to me for circulars,as I will sell
a good many of our nurserymen and Other Pears .
Bartlett them at a very low rate.OXjXVJQR .,
who have budded largely on the peach, iii the South.' Free. 5-Ca alogne free on n.REJI"EB.BNCESQrosby .

also those who have planted them. We : &Gowen Ban Mateo; MOORE. ;
would like hear from W. JENNINGS & CO., Hon. G. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb,
to of
some our Palatka. 16 Blake Street, Charleston S. C.
nurserymen and those who have had ,
with this in Pears; Grown from Cuttings. ONE MILLIONFruit
experience tree regard to
Nurseries of Lake Weir Co.
) LeConte, Keiffer and Sand. Bartlett Law- Trees GrapeVines ,
this statement. son, Sekel: Smith and Garber on LeConte Strawberry "
Florida Ala- Etc. 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees,
to ,
So valuable a fruit as the Kelsey Root Strawberries adapted
bama and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Noo- Belling low at Our trees are very thrifty' ,three and four
plum should not be budded on the nano.n peach if it deteriorates the fruit to, Honey; Southern Beauty and others. Descriptive catalogueand one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible
or Plums: Kelsey's Japan.Marlannaand price list mailed free i to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
prevents the healthy development of Pot grown strawberries on special order only.A on application. Address Catalogues. Address
good supply of general ''Nursery Stock at Sam'l H.Humph.. E.B.FOSTER,Manager:
the tree,..but we are inclined to believe prices to suit,the times by _.Marshall ville, Ga. "AMn-lv Hontb_..._--Lake- W lr. Fla.
that the Kelsey plum will do as GEO. G. GIBBS, .
Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee. Fla,
well on the peach as on plum stock. Send for Catalogue.ORANGE. HOMELAND NURSERIES.KELSEY .

Also in the same column of that

EaperMr.W. 0. Steele, of witzer- AND OTHER ORIENTAL PLUMSA

speaking of this plum, TREES SPECIALTY.JTJLVA.'N -


"In Florida, where the trees start to Also a full line of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted Florida. : ', <

grow in February, or early in March, It. H. BURR, Proprietor, Bartow. Polk County, Fla.

the fruit does not ripen until Septem FOBSummer T. r.: H00x: S,
ber. DEALER IN ;

It must be a new variety: Mr. Steele : '-; :S .R. EI L E'' S T .A. T :EI '

grows, for we ate ripe Kelsey Japan : :'! : -, AND PROPRIETOR; OF

plums the,first of June, and are quite .. .*:'Plants,:.t .ng: f.. :B' U E N.A. VISTA NTT .K 8 E It I !B.
; ' t- t q" ':t< "h
sure that none of the fruit will hang .i .5'. Jr .",. '' "i. all kinds of Seedlings,Japan Persimmon Trees etc., for sale. Trees will be carefully packedand
on until September.-Florida AyricuErift. :4, ;;: shipped to any, part of the State. Bearing Lime Trees at 10 cents each. ...


At the Nurserymen's Convention on ';\k ,VALUABLE FOR FLORIDA AND THE' SOUTH.

the'9th inst., there was quite a diver- ....' (ESTABLISHED 1878.)
We import from Japan where our stocK Is carefully raised In our Nurseries Persimmon
sity of opinion on the subject, and considerable Budded' Trees of Choice Varieties Mammoth Chestnut, Plum, Loquat, Lttchl, Kin-Kan, and other Japanese and Chinese Fruit
Trees. Giant and Dwarf Bamboos Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs.
discussion-ED. DISPATCH: ;' We have purchased the Geo. F. Sylvester Seed House,at 315 Washington street where we
will carry all native and foreign seed bUlbRi maKing a specialty of Japanese Tree, Flower,
Vegetable and Field Seeds. Send for Catalogue.
How to Plant Trees. H. H. IIEIIGEII & CO.,
to diameter twoyear'old buds.
Sour 315 and 317 Washington st, San Francisco,Cal.,P.O.box 1501.
Geo. G. Gibbs of the Tallahassee Also. Seedlings" .c all sizes. For sale- > cheap.

Nursery, gives the following hints VILLA FRANCA, NURSERIES..

about planting trees A. H.. MANVILLE
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Lemons Peaches Plums Hart's Choice
If you would succeed with fruit trees Oranges, Bananas.. "

early in deeply-plowed dry soil. Jacksonville. Fla... .' L. B. & c. A. SKINNER, Dunedin, FlaI .
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roots from sun, air and frost r
Loucks & Skinner State Agents for WOODASON'S POWDER BELLOWS AND'ATO-
and when shrivelled, bury in ground 'T''''' MIZERS. Price $1. |2 and >$4. Send for Circular. Agents wanted._,

tops and'all, for three or four days. QRA.PE VINEQ I '
Cut back tops and thin out branchesto : : : SWITZERLAND NURSERY., f ,

correspond with roots. Dig, large Suited to the Soil and Climate of Peen-to,Honey and Bidwell's Early peach trees. Kelsey,Botan and other plum trees.,,
Grape Vines,Blackberry and Strawberry Plants. '
holes three feet across and two feet ,

deep, or, better yet for orchards, plow FLORIDA A. 3Vurseiry at Your Own Door.
o deep trenches and fill in with best .. ', A specialty made of sending all kinds of trees and plants by mall and safe arrival guar-
anteed. Price lists,free to all,will be sent out September 1st. Address
or top soil, and set so that the collar or GROWN AND FOR SALE AT W. C STEELE Manager,
Switzerland,'St.= Johns County, Fla.
top roots will not be over four inches
below the surface. Never set Le- San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries,

Conte or other trees grown from cut- Near TALLAHASSEE: FLA. '",*',:: SHELL POND NURSERIES.

tings as deep as when in nursery or set E. DUBOIS" Manager.Send .

for rooting.? Never grow grass or for Catalogue and order early. Send,
small grain among fruit trees. Plant also,for Price List of Peaches, Pears, Figs, Plums, Kelsey Plum and Other Fruits..,. ,

garden crop or cotton, or, better yet, Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture in Florida,and hintsas

field peas. Let the trees branch low- IfH to culture. JA8. P. ePAS, Archer,Fla.

evergreens from the ground. Othertree's wa .

not over one fpot if possible. Z 0, rn, ,No INTERL CHEN NURSERIES, '. !-

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For ..m ,{..;o4' Eustis, Lake County. Fla.,
: Sale. ':r !'-
r-1 Offer for sale stock'of budded of all varieties
a orange trees leading ,Including the
Improved Seedlin Strawberry Grows all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines,
Plants and Para Grass Cuttings. Prices Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persim- RIVERSIDE 3VA.VJU2X- ,
Reasonable. Address mons, Peen-to etc. Peach Seedlings cheap. Budded entirely from buds received this season from Riverside CaL Bid well, .Peen-to'and
--" ", ;' Send for Honey Peaches,Kelsey and other Japan Plums. All home grown. Best'native and foreign
PETER EYCLESHDIEK, Catalogue.W..W.THOMPSON, grapes,Including a large stock of BlackHamburg. White,..Adriatic and nther figs. Persimmons
Auburndale,'Fla. Smlthville,Ga. ,etc: Price list free on application G. H. NORTON ;'Eustla; Fla..A '
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and Improved Varieties of Tropical and Semi-Tropical '
I Fruits Plants Bulbs and Flowers. AseedllngofthePeen-tobyA. I. Bidwell, of Orlando, Fla.; In quality best, sprightly
juicy| 'and sweet; the only-variety yet brought forward ripening with the Peen-to It is superior !
, Special attention given to setting and tending young groves,budding and pruning old to the latter In size and quality;It Is not flat like the Peen-to but Is a round peach of
ores planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. Cip-We are also agents standard shape and high color. The original tree,the seed of which was planted in the win-
I for Hussey's Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W Baker's Flesh, Blood and ter of 1882 is now six inches diameter and has fruited finely] the past three seasons,yielding;
Bone Fertilizer. All Inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address, four bushelsthis season,the first ripening May 7th,to-day(May 25th)all left on the tree are
DUN VAN $RQ>8, Clear Water Harbor,Hillsboro' County, Fla. ready for market. JAN. ITIOTT, Orlando, Fla.

The Lakeland Nursery Company FLORIDA GROWN PEACH TREES,,

Are now In readiness to forward a copy of theirtTMMWP.
Plums Olive Trees lemons Pecans
Kelsey Japan Oranges, Figs, ,

: : : : : .. PRIG: LIST By the dozen,hundred or thousand also a full supply of other Nursery stock adapted to
Florida and the Gulf States. Am now booking orders for Fall delivery season of
TO ANY ADDRESS FREE ON APPLICATION. c' 188788. Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application.

Communicate with E. H. TISON, :Manager.. GLEN ST. MARY tfUKSEMES,
June 15,1887. I Lakeland.Polk Co., 'la.. G. L. TABER, Propr.Glen St.Mary,Fla.

c 1 G-al.n.eav-l.J.J.e: : Nu.rseries, BAY VIEW I NURSERIES.I


NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000'Superiors, ripens in May, size above medium, Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
quality best of alL 5J300 Thomas,late,ripens In September; single specimens have weigheda ,
pound. Bidwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties!!!will be found in stock. and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted .
10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 2D 000 LeConte Pears. 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet Tropical and especially adapted to -outh Florida.An .
high,and 100.000} Orange trees,of aU good varieties,will be sold CHEAP FOR CASH. inspection is invited. Inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
Many miss it who buy elsewhere. on application. It. D. HOYT, Ray View. Hillsborough: Co.. Fa.

1 Lemons Lemons Genuine Navels. ROYAL PALM NURSERIES..

ORDER NOW, before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons is out. We have Just sold 7,600
of this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our. bearing Lemonsare
loaded. We shall ship in July:and August and publish results in the"Dispatch." Rare exotic plants of all descriptions for summer planting. Rare and new fruits.n
We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels,budded from one of Palms, Acacias, Agaves Aloes,Cacti and Flowering Plants. A general line of Citrus Trees
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most all and Nursery stock suitable for Florida.
other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime. .
The Double Imperial Navel and the Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first time Price of catalogue (of 93 pages) 15 cents,postpaid. Mailed free to all customers.
to the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundred KEASONKR UltOS'$;
of each of these varieties KEDNEY &; CAREY, Winter Park Fla. Manatee, Florida.



on hand and for sale a large stock of fine LEMON AND ORANGE TREES

: Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health locks. :
+ Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well rnlt Trees suitable to Florida. Address, '' -
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Send fordescriptive
catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere. AARON. WARR, Georg-eto., Fla
1 I*. W. LIPSEY k CO., Cttra, Marion Co., Fla.LEMONS Mav .'83tf

Pomegranates Yalrico Nurseries Guavas, ,
Grapes, LE,1Le Gorge Nu.rseri.es' : ,
Pears, Anona, Will have an exceedingly fine lot of trees for the coming fall and winter's trade,especially
Pecans, Catalogue Free.W. Acacia, of the Riverside N a y"l. The buds of this variety we imported from California ourselves,
Oriental >'erium, and know that it is genuine. Also a fine stock of Tangerine, Harts Tnrdlff,and the
Plums andPersimmons G. TOTJSEY, Caladlum: ,. other leading varieties. And last,but not least,the Bidwell's Early Peach which is
.. Polnci-na, Peach in the State. Send for Catalogue to
( Co. Fla. going to be the best paying
j IIME8, Etc. Seffner, IRlkborough PALMS, Etc. W. W. HAWKINS & SONS, Lake George, Fla .


Budded Orange Trees,from one to three years old,for planting during the rainy season. Citrus and Deciduous Trees, Rooted Grape

Orders taken for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,to be delivered the coming Vines and; Cuttings.,

Fall and Winter. We make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal. discount
F. S. CONE, Proprietor, nurserymen. All inquiries promptly answered. Address
C. 8. BURGESS, Manager,
H, CRESCENT CITY, FLA. Riverside,California.,

: SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. Nurseries of the "Milwaukee' Florida Orange Company, :

Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list include Dunedjn, Hillsborough County, Florida. ,-.,..
the choicest varietjps of the Citrus family grown. Also, We make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS 1I'RUITTREEslnclndlng'Double
Imperial Riverslde'buds( personally selected in California by a member of our company .
Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits. ) \VaahIngton\ Navels,Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardiff Jaffa, Du Roi,Stark's Seed. .
Our stock la one of the largest In the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a less etc.,etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca, Sicily,Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka.
specialty. Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches,Plums,White Adriatic Figs etc. etc. Our stock Is large com- .-,
R. W. PIERCE, -. plete,well rooted,thrifty and clean. Special terms on large orders. Catalogue free on. lap- ,
Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla. plication. Address A. L. DUNCAN, manager, ]Dunedinr Fla.t "7
..if' ....iB..ockY"

Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries :J3ran.cl:1: : N-u..rseries.:
_. .0' .T
I OAKLANDBANGE CO., FLA. LeConte, Keifer, Bartlett aivson and Garber's Hybrid Pears a,Special

Pot Grown Semi-Tropical .Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and ,ty.

Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. Summer contracts l, Special Rates,will now be given.! Address
Catalogue. and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address ; B. W. PARTRIDGE,' *
A.. E. CIIAMPIjIN. Monticello.Fla.
Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.A # '

: : .LkLtELmcxtl.'te: : : Nu..r erie: : SOUTH FLORIDA NURSERIES:

Sixty thousand choice Orange,Lon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
full line Of WUItSERY STOCK ADAPTED TO FLORIDA, including: grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties: also two new varieties,Hybrids:
all the Honey and Peen-To,named by .us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The Chinese King
ripens in May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Honey. Our evening bearing orange
New Fruits and Flowering Ornamental Trees. Navel sent to us
a will give you ripe fruit the year round. We have the genuine Washington

Catalogue and Advance Price List Free. direct from Washington. Big'discount on.large orders.C.. R pEIjTON> Manager, .
Lake Helen,Florida. '
AUamonte.Orange County F1a.E.tablbhed .


.The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the A.ND LE1\ION.:
most-varied In the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made to thE THE ORA.NGE ,
flits of Fruits suited to sub-tropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety of fruitswe 1 In variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Keiffer''Pears., Japan Plums, Japan -Perslm
offer 100.000 Peen-To,Honey and Pallas Peach Trees;also,Kelsey's, Ilotan an J mons, Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc. > .
otherOrlental Plums,Oriental Pears Japan Persimmons,Grape Vines,strawberry =: PEACHES A SPECIALTY
Palms Acacias. and flowering PEEN-TO and HONEY .
:Plants, etc. Our stock of Roses, Evergreens .
shrubs Includes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue(No.4J; A. H. MANVILLE &:, CO. '"-
is published for this branch of our establishment,and,"will be mailed free to all applicants "' Island Putnam County, Fla.J .
and ,
We do not employ agent*. Snde your orders direct to tig and void being imposed upon [Lakeland, Polk County, Fla.,

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710 THE FLORIDA DIsPA' I. [AUGUST;'22,1887.! .*. .

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: .OB-.IlD ( Standard Time) ON AND AFTER' MONDAY, May 23, 1887, 8:30 a m,Trains
will leave and arrive follows
as : >

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IN EFFECT AUGUST 10, 1887. 0 2 '- .8 k kr1J
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Standard Time 33 minutes slower than ., I :
Jacksonville -- -- -- r- -
\jvi'..,.. local. A; ;; ;; A; AX : Leave-ArrIve ; ; A M A;j ;; A Y

w ..-.. ... .N w.1). R. a ..... .
From To 0 840 T4 600 10 20 4 40 : % ::: 115 2 4 Too TOO 6M3'45

Arrive LeaveBead 3 800 4. 48 518 1032 4. 55 .Belalr.... .112 I 50 8 0812 518 333

Read Not WEST. down. 4 N.. __. w..." _'. .Crystal Lake.. Ill ..... ...... ..... ..... '
No 10 Nol No 8 8 55; .._ ..._ ...... _s Benta...... 110 145 8 OJ; w. ; '
1210 P 730p.....Jacksonville...... 7 45 a 3 00 p 10 905 4. 58 1057.1 525 _.Longwoodlffi 134 7 5012 48\\ I5 I-- 310
11 00 a 6 50 p.Baldwln..:.._. 8 Z1 a 4.02 P 13 913 504 1107 543 ...Altamonte... 102 127 7 : 25R
LO 22 a 600 p.'Macclenny.._ 848 a 4.31 P 14 918 507 11 13 5 55 _...Mayo.._ 101 1 20 7 3012 .2 50 .
1016 a 6 25 p...-.Glen St. Mary.*. 853 a 437p 15 922 50 1125 610 __ aitlandw..100 115 7 251223 4 15 2 45
9 56 a .610 p.........8anderson909 a 4.55 p 18 930 518.I 1140 630 _Winter Park... 97 107( 71512 15 400 23')

930a855a 549 p......._Olustee......... 900 a 5 ID P ...... ,._.... ....._ ...... .... ..WIlcox.... 95 __.. __. __. ..._
524p....._Lake City......... 9 50 a 615 p 22 9-45 5'30 12 20 730 .....Orlando_... 931255 70012 02 310 2\15 ,

818 a 4 57 p........Welbol'D-.10 24 a 656 P 25 ...... ...... ._... ..... ....._Gatlin ...... 00 N ....
800 a 4 46 p..Houston-.IO So a 713 p 26 9 05 538 12 43 .7 45 .Jessamlne.. 8912 40 6 371149: 300 152

y. 7 47 a 433 p......... Live Oak-......10 49 a 7-30 p 27 9 58 .. ... ..... ..... w.'Plne. Castle... 8812 87 ..... w.... 4..... :.,....
6 68 a 4 OR p.Ellav1l1e.1l16, a 8 08 P .SO 1005 545 1255 800 .Big Cypress. '851230 6 251142 2.f8 141)) .
618 a 335p...........Madison.Greenville.-.....,.,1148 a 8 48 P 34 1015 5 57 650 A It 113 8 15 ?.'McKinnon.. 8) 12 20 8131132 PM 232 125
541 a 307p......... ........1218 p 925 P 40 1030f825 705 600 130 855 .KissImmee. 751t1211' 6 00 11 20 905 2.15 '1 .tl54411040 ,
520a500a j l 2 49 p.........uc1lla12 36 p 9 47 p 633 PH 610 PH ..... ...CapmbeUs.. 71 145 A tt 1100 850. PI 1240
233p ....Drifton..........12 64 p 1009 p 52110 68 6 62 6 30 9 40 ..Lake Locke 631125 10 44 825 12 08 ,
5 25 a 3 00 p-..ar..Monticello..ar-p 10 35 p 67 11 15 7112 6 42 10 02 .Davenport. 581115 10 32 810 11 50
435 a 205p-.lv..MonticeUo..lv..l225p 930 p 61111 2,5 710 662 1017 Haines City. 54111 05 1022 765 1135'
., 5 00 a 2 33 p..Drifton..12 54 p 10 09 >> 68111 42 7.24 710 1105 .Bartow JUDe47 10 53 10 07 7 35 11 10

.BY THE 4 32 a 213 p.... .....Lloyd............. p132pl035p 72111 6.'t 7 31720 1125 ...Auburndale.. 431040 9 M 7 05 1050
415 a 145 p...___Chalres............ 14.1)p 10 49 P 77112 03 738 7 03 11 40 _.'Fltzhughs... 3810 28 9 4.f 6 60 10 35
:JSCOST.A. 3 40 a 119 p......Tallahassee....... 213 p 115f p 83112 18 75'J 1805 U: 30Lakeland w.? 321015 930 i6 32 10,1fJ
; 2 35 a 12 48 p..........Midway.......... 241 p 12 40 a 93112 43 ,,812 835' J 20..Plant City.... 22 9 b3 9 05 5 45 9 25
98 12 53 _..... 850 ...._.COrk ._ 17 9 : 3 ...... 525 .
150 a 12 21 p........Quincy_......... 309 P 150fe N. N
and House.
Printing Publishing 12 55 a 1154 p...... Mt. Pleasant..... 335 p 28U a 103 105 8 32 9 05 2 ._...Be1l 1er..._.. 12 9 21 8 H5 5 08 'R'
.,\ 12 01 a 1125 p..-Rlver Junction.. 4. 05 380 a 105 1 12 838 922 215 ..._ Mango......! 922 820 500 8
P 109 lID...... 9 33 .... .Orlent...... 6I 915 I ..... 4 48 \ ...401
Best, Work at Lowest Prices. o UTH. 115 135 9 00 9 50 2 5-5 Ar Tampa Lv 01 9 00 8 00 .( 30 7
No. 4. No. 8. No.
7. No.S.::
WRITE. FOR ESTIMATES. 10.15 a 4 05 p.-.Fernandina N..1010 a 4.00 p *Flag uiatlons. Trains No. 3 and 6 leave from and arrive at J., .I. & K. W. Depot. No. 3.
Address" : 2 47 p..Callahan..11 Z1 a and 6 Daily. Nos. 1,2,4.5,7.8, 9, 10,27 and 28, Daily except Sunday. Train No.; I H will stop
6 SO a 2 30 p..Jacksonville., .1130 a 8 o P only at Plant CitY.z.La.keiand. Bartow: Junction, KisHimmee and Orlando. Nos.2 and 3 mop
CHAS.',' W. DaCOSTA. 530a425a 143 p......... Baldwin ..........12 25 P lOOOp1050p at Kisslmmee for Lunch No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops' at Lakeland
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.: 110 p..N..Highland..1251 for Supper. ...
4. 08 a 101 p.........-Lawtey.. ......... 101 p p 1110 p Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage

843 a 12 45 p......_.-Starke ..-.?..... 131 p 11.40 p checked through. _
305 a 12.05 p..... .M.Walao.....-.... 155 p 12 23 a Pemberton Ferry Dranch.-S.F. R.R. ;
227a 1144 p...._.,Campville ?.... 215 p 12 50 a Sanford and Indian .-..vcr..1&II roa d.
2 07 a 1131 a...... Hawthorne_..... 226 plIO a Sou h Bound North Bound. '
y 113a1157p JLift a......*..*. CUra ....*..<... 255 P 2 02 a Read Down. Read Up. > (;: .
10 23 a..M. Jilver Spring.... 386 P n "al Ac. It"st Ac Dally except Sunday.
Atl J.v a............ Ocala........;.. 3 62 p 320a408a ::-0 M'L &Ft STATIONS. M'l &Ft :- .-4' .
1105 p 9 43 a.........Be lie view...._.. 4.22 P 19. 21. 20; 22c p South otind. j. ".Nortl1 Bounda
l 1 1013 p 918 a?.........Oxford......... 445p 4 51 a -- -- -
950 p 9 08 a........Wlldwood_..._ 500 p 5 11 a P.M. A.M t A.K P.M. Read Dowd. ; Read" Up. .
855 P 8 40 a..N.Leesburg........I 528 P 5 57 a o 5.00 7.00 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.50 4.50 57 y Pas. iii
835 p 8 30 a.........Eldorado........ 5 41 p 615 a 1 5.04 7.05 ... .'Fitzgerald. .... 9.2U.'kI A::: AI: 56 :" dirt STATIONS. .IP-' :'"
800 815 a-...... Tavares6 ...... 600p.726p 6 40 a ::;: 25. .' -
3 5.10 ..._L..._... .Or ole .. ..j 9.40 _::.. 54
6 30 p 55 a..........Orlando......... 8 15 a 6 .NlO _... . ..Bay City.. .._ Nw51 -- -;;-- -
Cedar Key Division. 5.25 7.35'............ .Maoon.. 921 j.1547 ....... p.rn 8.m ;....
,"; / 12 5.35 7.43...... .Owen boro ...._. 9.15 4.C1145 0..... b50ly..Sanford..ar 8.00 ...... III
The*Finest and Best :Poultry Journal in theWorld.un No.4. Wo. 6. No.5. No. 3. 16 5.50 8.08 .....:?..Dade City_...... 9.00 3.50141 3 .......I 6 033 ._....'Fort Reed......... 7.42.! .... J5
.. 10.15 aGSOa 4 05 p..Fernandlna-.10 a 4.00 p 23 6.10 8.45 .....N..Richland. ...... 8.42 3.18131 5 .-... 610 _.... ... tutledge ....... 7.3'l .......13
_.,- H tv' J f:1i..x: ::. 2 47 p..Callahan.........1127 a 32 6.30 ,9.15 .......*TeddervilleN. .-. 8.22 2.4025 7 ..-. 6.2<< ............'llydes. 7.201...... 11
.. 2 30 p..Jacksonville..ll a 8 30 p 87 Kathleen-.. . ,8.10 2.20 ro12 ..... 6.:1.: ..._....Clifton ......-... 7.O-J....! 6
5 SO a 145 p..Baldwin.41230p 10 00 p 40 6.50 9.62 .... ..Grlmn's MUI..... 8.0.3 2.0817 13 -.. .*TuskawillL 6.551......., 5
Issued, ,on the First of EachJMonth., 425a408a 12 51 p..:.....Highland....... 1 32 p 10 50 p 43 x'.2010.3): _:....Lakeland....._.\ 7.55 1.5514 17 ......1 7.07 1........... Oviedo ..._....... 6.40j...... ,! 1
123"p..Lawtey......... 144p 1110
p 19...... 7.15 ar.LakeCharm.lv 6.20i. U5t
51 ............ 7.00 1.00 6 :
30Pa.e; and Cover, at Only 81 per Tear f 3 43 a 1212 p..........Starke... .....?. 216 p 11 4"") p 8MOI11.20IArrive( \ _
Bartow..L 7.1512 40 0
'J S05a815p 1125 a.....Lv Waldo Ar__ 2 60 p 1215 a ve .
I p. .Sample. Copies. .; 6 cents., 1125 a.._Ar Waldo Lv..... 2 5u p 7 30 a Bartow-Branch..-.I/ally. No. -At Lakeland witu tram for tfartow,
7 40 p 1100 a..Fairbanks.... 310 p 8 05 a I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.
Address 700 P 1030a..M.-GaInesville....... 3 35 p 10 30 a South Bound. > ixorth Bound. No.11-At Bartow Junction with train from $
535 p 9 55 a.......Arredondo....... 8 54 p 1110 a i'as.1'as. :s :s Pas. ras. Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton -
C. J. WARD, ...... Archer ..... .. 4 &Ft No southern for
430p 915 a. 30 p 12 25 p No. &Ft :r prATIONS.-O: henry, and Florida Railway
113 Adams> Street. Chicago, ill. 8 39 A......... Bronson........ 5 06 p 11. 13. 12. 14, Punta Gorda. t
615 a..... .CedarKey_... 720p -- No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for
Tampa Division. A K P. M Lv Ar A M. P.M. Sanford.No. ,.'
,'. fn A MONTH can be made 11.45 7.40 0 Bartow J'nc 17 10.40 7.10 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
$I'bo $300 working for us. Agents MO 4. No.8. No.7. No.3. 12.10 .7J.S 5 WlnterHvn 1210.25 6.55 Tampa
10.15 a 4 05 p..Fernandina..1010 a 4.00 p 12.20 8.12 .Eagle Lake 10.05 6.35 :No.I4-At Bartow with Florida Southern
preferred who can furnish their own horses .......Callahan.........ll 27 .
247p- a '
8.25 12 train from Punta Gorda at Bartow Junction
and give their whole time to the business. ;
i 6.30 a 2 30 p.....Jacksonville ._1130 a 830 P 112.85 8.44017\ )ar Bartow Iv 01( 9.5016oIDl with train for Tampa. .
Spare moments may be profitably employed 5.30 a 143 p......-.Baldwin.....-.12 25 p 10 is p -, No." 15-At Bartow Junction. with trains
also. A few vacancies in towns and cities.B. 3.05 a 12 05 p..Waldo.......... 155 p 1215 a CONNECTIONS. from" Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with

1013 Main. F. JOHNSON St. Richmond& CO..Va. 11.57 p 1010 a..............Ocala....._... 3 52 p 3 iO a TRAIN No. 1-At Sanford with People's and I Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.
960p 908 a-Lv Wildwood Ar.. 6 W p 511a DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for
". "F -- 435p 905 a.. Ar Wlldw"od Lv.w 5 03 p 930a and J..T. k K. W. train from Titusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee. ..
'rxi :PIL.1WIOVlBi: 4 00 p 8 40 a......Panasoffkee..... 5 24 p 10 05 a at Bartow Junction with train-for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
23f) p __....sumterville..... -- 1030a at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry.No. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
CRESCENT 8Oc. SHIRT 810 a.... St.Catherine h 52 p -- .2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow; Lakeland with train for Kisslmmee.
-- 800 a.-Wlthlaooool1ee. 603p at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.20At Bartow with Florida Southern
-- 7 37 R...- Owensboro....... 621 P Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- Railway train from Punta Qorda at. Lake
IKCICD1KC LISE1 COLLAR All WFFS. 7 20 a....._Dade City; ..... 64fll) -- Bary-B ya'Line Steamers for Jacksonville land with train for Tampa; at Pemberton
6 00 a- Lv Plant City Ar.. 800p and J.,T. & K.W. trains for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway. for
It is a source of wonder to shirt wearers Jacksonville Hruncti. Titusville. Gainesville and Palatka.No. .
that we can sell so fine a shirt and 4-pI11inen collars :No.3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
;,r and cuffs, which retail anywhere; for $1.50 or 1015 a 5 50 p -.Fernandina...... 710 a 40Up ,without
Coaches change between Jacksonville Railway Punta Gorda.
$Zoo,for so low a price,and pay 945a 525p-... Hart's Road..... 732a' 429p
Florida Southern
Connects at 22 At Bartow
and Tampa. Sanford withJ No. with
lor advertising besides.. The 914a 503p..... .....Duval.......?.. 7 56 a 5 ro p
,. T. A K. \' train from Titusville; at Bar- Railway:train from Punta Gorda; at Lake
4 reason we can offer such a bar- 8 30 a 4 30 p-.. Jacksonville N.N. 830 a 545 ptlt
tow Junction with train for Bartowat..Tam- land with train for Tampa.
galll is, that we manufacturein Marks Brannti. pa on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays connections are maae at Tampa by the

torctuA t large quantities, buy goods 12 15 p m ..._.. ..._'i'allahaar, e......... if n ami with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fast Mall, both north
,thus and you buyatfactof'1price. three/ 1157am1058am, ...................Bellalr.... ...? .. K 43 a m i and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and south bound, with the elegant and com
saving ..........nV CWVU11&St. ... .. .._ 9 40 ami with Plant Steamship Company's ships for mrdious Fast Mail Steamships Mascotte and
profits, that of the Jobbery 1030ani ;.. ...... Marks .-.-.-10 05 a m i Key West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Hteamghl-., to and
i Wholesaler and Retailer; _:: -= 6-HaM Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana and with steamer
t and when we have a customer ("a"mean&a.m time. MpM means p.m. time.;>1 Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack Margaret for all points on Hillsborongh
I once we have him always.Theses St Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday sonville.) Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays and Tampa Bays and Manatee River.
t 1 [shirts are made of the finest Thursday and Saturday only. Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any
iratnasutta&n&UticaNonpareil Leaving time is given in every case except Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun Notary Public,and Notary's certificate that
muslin; the bosoms are of extra where arriving time Is named. days, Tuesdays and 'FrIdays with Plant nch application has been made, when vised
_. heavy band-made Irish linen,in Trains 1 and 2,6 and 6.7 and 8,9 and 10,and Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West,will answer
all sizes from 13 to 17,buttonholes hand-made. When train on Jacksonville Branch run dally. Key West, the purpose of a Passport.
ordering collars please state style wanted whether Trains 3 and 4 dally except Sunday No.7t Lakeland with train for Pemberton W. McCOY,
standup or turn-down. We have to much con Trains and 2 have Pullman Palace Sleeping Ferry. Gen. Freight; A Ticket Agent. .
fidence in our goods, that if you are from any Cars between ttlver Junction and New
cause not satisfied, toe will cheerfully refund your Orleans.

money. Try them once and you will buy no other. Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman Reclining PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS
For $4.80 will send six six
we you shirts Chair and Sleeping Cars to and from
C-plvUnen collars and three pair 4-ply linen Orlando.For ,

linen rui'3h.' collars For $2.6d and two, three palr4-ply shirts, linen three cuD.4-p'ly maps, rates,etc., apply to Company'sAgenta FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS

For $1.00 we send one sample shirt one or write toA. ,;. ... ,
4-ply linen cufFs and one 4-ply linen col O. PHILADELPHIA. ..
Imlr Gen.Pass.&:Ticket cent. .
by mail* post-paid.CRESCENT Address SHIRT CO., D, E. MAXWELL, Gen. Supt: ,,, :' Inaugurators of the Ventilated system'of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without Ice).

So..0 Spruce St. New York Qty.r. JacksonvllleJFla....p Reference." :. .'Our, Acc't Sales-. .and. check. J Saturday, ,for" every shipment.' : ,closed out'ttiat).reek.'i ... .
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BOSTON All Trains this Road Central Direct all-rail route between Jacksonville
on are run by
Savannah, New York
i btandard Time. Green Cove Spring, Palatka, Gainesville,
and Philadelphia, Ocala, Leesbnrg, DeLand Knterprme.: THua-
Passenger Trains will leave and L'"TJvedally
Bad between Boston AND
follows ville. Sanford; Mt. Dora Tavares, Winter
and Savannah : Park,Orlando,Tampa and southern Florida.
Time table in effect June 27, t8>-7. (Central

65 to 70 HOURS. PHILADELPHIA. ArriTe Jac&sonvi WEST INDIA....__FAST........MAIL.>.MMM.12:00 n'n stHndard time. A means m.: P means p..; m... .)

Leavf Jackson ville_......N..NN.N..N..NN. 7.-O-a m \:
Arrive Waycross._...___..___ 9:18 a nr GOING S PTH.
t Ocean Arrive J:sap-..__ ...._..N NN.. _N....JQ:32 am Lv Jacksonville from ::s., F.&W. liy:btation.:
Steamship Company.Central Arrive Savannah...__.._..._._..__.120 p m CubanSTATIONS.
Arrive Charleston_._......___.. 4:46 p m Pas 1\11\11. Pass
Arrive Richmond.-......_...............,6M a m Daily.
( or 90 Meridian Time) Arrive Washington........._._11:30 a tIf' A.M. P.M. Jf.M.
"\ Passage Rates : Aril re Baltimore.__._..._......_. .12:40 p m' Lv Jacksonville 8C Betw.. Jacksonville and New York. tat class $21.75; Intermediate. $16.75; l-xcUr'ion.3.5O;; Arrive Philadelphla.: ....._._3:10 p m Orange Park............ Sim 12:50 (:18
Steeraee; $11.75. Arrive New York_.,.....:...........__ m Given Cove Spring. 9:05 ]:21 4M
Jacksonville and Boston 1st class $25.00; Kxcur-lon $43.50 Steerage$12,50.THIS Pullman Buflet Carsto and from NewYp Ar Palatka. ._._ 10;0 2:11:53
Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Jacksonvilln.and nllman Sleeping cars Lv Palatka..._.___ 10:06 2:15 e.cotio
It _.......... 10:40
to and from JacB son vllle and Tampa. Pomona.... 8:3-i
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. JluntingtoniCres.C., e:45

HACOOCHEE! Capt Kempton .......4. .. ......_... Tuesday,Augu!2-5:00r.m Seville............ ..._..1115' 3:10:
4 CITY OF SAV.N Al,1 apt. F.; 3mltb. ...............-....... ..... Friday,August 5- 7:00a.m Arrive.Ta.ckiOn NEW ORUEANfl IIJe.._. K2FRKS->.....__. 7:45 ** DeLand Jnncllou.. 12:'8p 3:52 8f,6
TALLAHASSEE' : ...... ...... ........... August- 8.(O a. mCHATTAHOOOHEE \ .MM' p m
('apt Fisher' ... ... Sunday, Leave Jackson vi I le_.... :r.i ._.. a;W .*a. Ar IteLaiid (D.'L Ry... J2vftp 4:lu 820Lv
,; Capt.Dagger..._..._...._._.__.__..Tne dy, August 9- 9:30 a. m .
Arrive Waycrosti......._......___ 9:18 a zu DeLand (DeL. Ry)._ lUSJa( 1:55, ?:40
lIIAOOOO-iEEiCapt. .. .... _. ___._....Frlday.ugust.1212OO D ;
Kempton. ; ; __ ..
NNN ._......_.__... 122
CITY OF ... .......... It-- l.'Jp) ;m Arrive Tboraasvllle p m Lv O.ngt'Jt.y unc_ 12:20 4:01 8:1S
SAVANNAH P. emith .H..Rnnday August
Capt. ;
Balnbrtdze........_ ._._......... 3:35 .
1ALLA IASSFE. Capt. Fisher ...... .............,..,... Tuesday, August -&50 p. m Arrive ? p m Enterprise Junction.: 2 4:1$ 8:31
? Arrive Cnattahoochee......................... 4:04 ,'
6.00 p m Monroe...._._.. 12:39 4ia 8SS
19- m
CHAT .. ..
AHOOCHEE, Capt. Daggeit.. ... ..... .... Friday August : p.
NAOOOCHEE. CapUKempton.. .,..'... ....!.....:.....:....":Sunday,August21 4ooa m Arrive Pensacola Mobile via via Lc A L.N.&R.N.R RMIU:10.... 2:15 p m Ar Sanford .._... ....?....- 12:52p 4SOp 3:48
OF8\VANNAH, apt..Smith...........:...... ......,...1'neadayAngust23-8:311, p.m a m A..M P'M.
TAL'.AHAB'KE.Capt.FJaher ....................H....... Frday.Auguat..2i-l2:00) m Arrive New Orleans via L.&N.R.R 7:10am Lv i anford.._............. SK'O 5:00" .
a CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt..Dagge't. .........u:......,..... ..... Sunday,August28 2:00p.m Pu man Buffet Cars PensacoL to and from. and Waycrossand Ar Sorrento.__._'__._ 10:126:01. .
NACOOCHKE,Capt.Kempton.' .... ....:,............*...H"Tuesday, August 4:00 p. m New Orleans vU Mobile.A '* Mt< Dora....._....__ 10:32: ct:13' .
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Tavar* ....._._..._....10:18 60

CITY OF MACON,Capt. W. Kelly.....NNN.:._..._....._..._..Thursday, August 4,at 6:30: p.m Leave Jacksonville.O. LINE.......EXPRESS..._...._. NN 2:05 P In Ar Enterprise ................. 4r.
GATE VITY1CaPJ.. Hedge_..N_..;........_.:__....._-..Thursday, August 11. at 11.OOam Leave Callahan. ........_.__....._-2:47 p-in Lv Enterprise _........_ 4rJII !
CITY Capt.W. Kelly..........._._....____.__...Thursday August 18,at 5:00 a.m Arrive Waycrof DATE CITY ......... ..... .... .__.._..... August 25 at 11:00 a. m Ar Titugvllle.... ..._. 6:32
Capt. Hedge. NM Thursday, Arrive Havannah.......... ................... 7:58 p m
FOB PHILADELPHIA. Arrive Charleston_____._ 1:5 a m Lv Sanford (So Fla Ry). 4:10 \' .. '-

Arrive wilmlngton........._-......,.._ 825am Ar Orlando_.__...._...... :3'J', ...
I [These Steamers do not carry_ Passengers.] Arrive Weidon........._......._.....__ 2:411 p m Klsslmmee............... s"6i5a; .". .
1 JUNIATA, Capt. Aeklnsu_._.?_..._._.._._..._..Saturday, August 6- 7:00 a.m Arrive Richmond- _............_......_ 6:00 p m I. Lakeland N._._...__ '8:00- .
DE8HOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes....._..?___..__.-.-.........Saturday,August 18- 1:0: : p.m'' Arrive Wa8hlngton.,.. .N..NNN..N..N.. llOO p m II Bartow.._........_..N.. 8:40: .":
JTJNIATA. Capt.A skins....__....._.........._...._..._.._.-.Saturday,August 20- 6:30 p. mDESSOtG '' ,Arrive New'York: W....__..........._ 6:50 a m il Tampa (Ho Fla Ry. 9:10 .'"
". Capt.N. F. Howes_....._.__-_._... J3aturday, August 27- 1:00 p.m' Pullman: -Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville Lv'Palatka (Fla So Ry) lOrJa( .

to New York. Ar Gainesville_.....__ 122Cp .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, I. Ocala .....______. J:18
Ynneetlng with the Florida Wade stern Railway ( oUlerSline.Line) EAST FLORIDA SZFBJB38. II Lee8bu .......____. 31\; : .
Offer to the aveIIn gPabllIo and Shi p equalled y Arrive Jacksonville ..._.M............._ 945a m BrooksviUe-...-. 5:10.,_
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal pomts. North,East and.Northwest Leave Jacksonvllle..__...........:____ 4:15 p lit: GOING NORTH. 1
,m Savannah For In'ortuatlon. and rooms apply to Leave Waycrofis....._.........___...NM 7lJJ: p m '-
HENRY YONGB Agent, O. G. ANDERSON. Agent Leave Gainesville......_..._.._-..._ 3:45 p m Cuban Mail. Para. ,POM.DaUy. .
,Pier No.85. NorthRlver New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga.. Leave Lake City..................._. ........_ 8:25 p m: H'; .,'
RICHARDSON &; BARNARD,Agent, Savannah Pier,B..ston. Leave Live Oak................._._...._ 6:55 p m Sr.'rioi L P. M. A.M.. A.M: *
W. JAMBS: Agent 13 8.Third Street,I"hiladel hta. Leave Thomaaville...._....__.__N.N.10:5o p In Lv Tampa (Bo Fla RR)., 8U2 .
J. D. H ARHAbEN, Eastern Agent. Sav.,Florida.. &; Western Ry. Co.,231 Broadway Y. ArrIve Albany._....__...._...._........ .122ainArrive II Lakeland _.:............. 9:31 .....
O.. For Tickets apply to S., F. & W. Railway office. Arrive Mobile:via L. &N.R. R.... .N? 1:50 p m it Klsslmmee.........._ 11:20 0:25 11:4(7(
'Arrive New Orleans>la L. &N. R.R. 7:20 p m Orlando.....tAr ?___ 12l5a 7:10 12:06p
z.,.x. I/ENQLE. W.A. DELL. Arrive Nashville via L.&: N. R. R..M 7:05 p m Hanford (So Fla R R 1008ID / 1:15'

,F Arrive Louisville via L. & N.R.R._ 2:12 a m Lv Tiiuavllle...__.._ '1J t8a.
\y STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N.J. R.R._ 6:30 a m .* Osteen..._...__.._ :12):1:
,., .- -', .. << Arrive S.Louis viaL.A N. KOL._--7:35 a m Ar Enterprise........___ 1tq: ;
Safe Deposit Safe. Pullman Buffet Lars to and from Jacksonville Lv Enterprise ,.?.. N.- l:37p'
.w and St. Louis via Mont-
Open Daily (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m gomery and NashvilleDART Thoroasvllle Lv Tnvares ..m_..._...._ 7:00 11I'a
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p.m. Mt 1>om.. _.. ____ 7n U:-? a
TENNESSEE EXPRESS. II "'orrento..._..._,W 7:38 12:17p
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent $10 $15 and $20 Year. Arrive J cksonville.__._._ 725am Ar Panford......_.. ._ AM 8:25 ':'"p .
per Leave Jacksonville_........._._._.N.. 7:..'p
-: Leave Callahan....... Lv har! ford__.........__.. 1:15 8lt': .1:;:,5p
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Arrive Way cross.._N_.............___ 93U p m 41 Monroe. Jnnc.N 8:40 J:4-J
t W.. N. BAKER.", Cashier. HENRY A. L'ENGLE, Jflanagrer. Arrive Jesup.... .................__........__ : 7 p m Orange DeIA1.nd.Tuncttnn.City ..... 1:46 8:59 2:02
Arrive Macon via E.T.V.&; O. R. R.. 3:50 a m 2:00 9:12 2:13
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &G.R.R. 7:20 a m Ar f'eLandDeLandKy( ) 9ro 2:27
2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND. Arrive Chattanooga E.T.V.& 0. 1:35 p m Lv DeLand '. .. 8l.S&Lv :

Pullman Buffet Cars and passenger coachesto Spring Garden N..- N. 2:19 9:31,' 2:30
and from Jacksonville and Chattanooga. ", Pevi'le..... ....... N 3:02 10(9 3:10
FOR SALE BY SAVANNAH EXPBJ S8. Huntington (Cre C) 3:26 JO:9 3:31

Arrive Jacksonville........ _._._. &30 a m 14Ar Pomona__ .....___ 3:38 10:40 3:41
Arrive Gainesville. ..__...._.........1030 a m Palatka .._ .... 4:15 11:12 4:14
E THH'FLORID 80UTI HRH RAILWAY COME Leave Jacksonville...._........._._ 9:00 p m A At A M
i Leave Gainesville.._..............._....... &15 p m Lv LeesburgFIaSoRy( ) .... 10AS' .
Leave Lake CIty_.._.....__...........__ 3:25 p mLeave Ocala............._ .. 12:43p
: Live Oak......__............_...?... 6:5 5 p m '. Gainesville__.....?.. 6:45 1:30
SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Arrive Waycross.._............_. .NN..i1:15 p m Ar Palatka..-..... _.-_ 10:40 4:10
Arrive Albany via B.&W.R.R..N..W 5x4)
a m Lv Palatka__....____ 4:17. 11:17 4il9
Arrive M cola Central R.B. .._ 9:10
Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy: Marion, Orange, Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1.-05 a p m m *"* Green Mngnolia Cove....Spring......__.. 5:21 5:23 12:19p 12:2 6:18 6:18

Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough! Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee, Arrive Arrive Savannah Chattanooga..._via:!...W._&_:A..__R.R._._ 7 6:10::5 P a m ro Orange Park._..__ 5i*>8 12.S8 5:48

...._. j Ar_Jacksonville.. N...... 6:3Ca ItfSp C:2(3p(
Anive Charleston .?.........._.11:40( a m
Consisting of the finest Orange, Faiuing, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Flor Pullman Buffet Cars Jacksonville to Cincinnati

ida. Prices $1.25 per acre and upwards, according to location. and through coaches.Jacksonville to Three trains between Jacksonville and ftan-:

For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Fala&t; ,Fla. Chattanooga., ford. No change of care between Jacksonvilleand
Pnllmxn Meein Cars to and from Jack- Tampa. .
sonville and Savannah. The 12:30p.m. Cuban fast mail train awaits
> Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail the arrival of the fast mall from the'-North

Chief Cleric and Cashier Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. and t'an'lIhlp connections and baggage and Mops only at the principal stations andat
checked through Also, Sleeping: Car berths Lemon street, Palatka,making connection
f- U', and sections secured at the Company's Office Tampa with steamers for Key West find
TWENTY: YEARS ESTABLISHED. In Astor's building 82 Bay street,and at Pas Havana on Monday and Thursday evening)
senger Station and on board People's Line Pullman Buffet Sleeping! cars arc attached to
= Steamers H.b. Plant'and Chattahoochee andDeBary.Baya .this train from New York through to,Tampa,
F. A. I.ETT:
.. .. Line Steamer City of Jackson and to 8:00 p. m.train from Tampa through to
vllle; WM. P. HARDEE, Washington
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant. General Pawwnger'!' Agent* Direct connection is made at Palatka with
R: Q FIitU4TJlfn, Pnt+rttrtentl $. the Florida Southern Railway to and from
Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Delaware Avenue (below Vine Gainesville,Ocala Lee bu &and othfr.' ln'8
: Street), Philadelphia. Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited.. Returns. reached by that road. Also with the Ht.Johns
'":promptly... .made as advised. Stencils and market reports: furnished on' application.: .... and Halifax Railway for Ormond, Daytona.
-;f. -Reference: H.8.KednfY,Winter Park, *ia.; A. H. Carey, Orlando Fla.; L.H Law At HuntIngton with stages for Crescent City.
rence, Winter Park, Fla..and the trade generally Philadelphia and New York. Fancyt Poultry. At Cranage City Junction with B. H ; O. C :fc
A. Ry for Lake Helen nd New Smyrna. At
Monme with Orange Belt
PO""V'VEE: =l..S d3 0<:>., MONCRIEF POULTRY YARns and Oakland. At Sanford Railway for:, all Apopk points
reached by South Florida Railroad. '
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS IN P. O. Box 381 Jacksonville, Fla Steamer leaves Tltnsviile for '()("()*, Hock-
W. W. FENDRICH ledge, Melborne and all intermediate It )lings
on Indian River,at8 a.m Monday Wednesday
FLORIDA I FRUITS 1 AND VEGETABLES. WhIte. and Brown Leghorns, Light Brab and. Friday. Returning leavee Melbourne

,, ."". .' .'<. ma Plymouth Rocks, Lan tlcewill and' ,at 5:30 8.m., (Tuesday fhar day and..
Wyar dottea Until further no- fur -
;:lu"moca sold arrival and check and sales sent on that day. Give trial ship- Saturday -
day us a ntah.Eq from, the above varieties at|1 pie City ticket office,northwest corner Bay and
i meuL"q,. ; thirteen, delivered at Expreei office. Hogan sts. L.C. DexiNO G.
T. A.
I! 1524, Main Street, Richmond Va.. Mention DISPATCH._ M.B.MOBAW,Gen.Sopt. and CL P.'A. '

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' The Great farm. Industrial,and Stock Pe- ,The elegant Steamers of,this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON A NEW.YORK.

'.rtodlcalof tho South It emb'race.nn Its constituency From JACKSONVILLE....,....;......................Every TAURSDAY.,
anttairr' f the successful lutelllgent farmers,progressive of this.and section sub; ',FromFERNANDINA-' .,..$-.*".,.. *,...-..:: ........ .....Every SU>DAY..

and tti''''Aft advertising medium for:the Mer connection with'FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY. $:. .
.. and Profen&ional
StockRalser -
.c3t1allrannfacturert '
.. from 'Jacksonville.3EMTNOLE ..
ca Man Is absolutely unequalled. Space -
i: < .
Judiciously employed In Its columns is alwayHremunerative 'I ...J':.4'..'.?,.."; ..........Thursday An jus til,at 8:30 amJHEROKEB
By recent purchase,it now ( .. tt-l.?..*........ August 18,.at &00pmSfcMIMOLE
combines: The Dixie Farmer, Atlanta,Rural Ga.; ,I .-...:.:.:?......:. Tursday
the t1KntattonMontgomery Ala.; the ..... ... Thursdaydeptemuer1atat3:00pto
loaf Farmers CrlEROKtE :u.. .V. ... .' .*.. ,
8un.Na8hvIHe I tenn. The 'uern. S. Hacker & SIn
Monthly,. Savannah Ga.;' Southern! From Fer aadJna.
World. Atlanta.'Ga.; t h-Phcenlz\ Agricnltur- ,
:tL Marietta Ga.,and unites the i.atronn of MAKUTACTUKKE: or Every Sunday afternoon on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Co's train
iheoe.with Its,own large list:'of subscriber I Steamship DEL\IWARE.SundayAngust7 pm
The press and people all testify its'great DOORS SASH BLINDS MODLDING YEMASSEK .. ....... Sunday,August 14,p m
merits as a medium for cont oiling Southern DEL\w ARE...............Sunday August.pm
'trade. Subscription, one year In advance, And Building Material. u .. Y MASSEJfi ........Aunday August 28 3,p mSteamers
$IJiO. sent free.Advertisements b
postage paid 80c.copies, .to are appointed to sail from Pier 29 E.R.,New York, every TUESDAY and FBI
line we o
e 35th of,each,per month precedingour date. Office and Warerooms, King op.Cannon St. DAY,at.3 p. m. 'Tuesdays!,ships for FernandIna and Frida 8'ships for Jacksonville.The .
liddreM' Charleston 8. C. Freight and Passenger,Accommodations by this Linear unsurpassed. Every attention -
eras CULTIVATOR PUBLISHING COn will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct shipments rOm New York via
P.O. Drawer R.Atlanta.n.... Farmers' CLYDE'S! FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East Hiver..
Wagons and Carts '
Igor further Information apply _
J. A. HTEAD,Agent, F.M. IttOMiO.SGER,JK.,G. F.P.A., J.A.LESLIE,Agent. ; .
DOQ If yon want a first-class Wagon or Can Pernandlia, PU.THEO. Jacksonvl le, Ma. Jacksonville,Fta.'
1. 00Itn4 pl BUYE..CUI, 1Mf .._. Cheap for ea.AoaU on O. EUER,Traffic Manager, 1P.ll P. CL1TBB & CO., Gen. Agriit** .
M. ";Sl N. Y. 12 South as Hroadway.N.'.
or dtHerantixb ..y+rleeeeMti. ..Uewonb. K. B.. ZAMM, Broadway, Wharves Philadelphia .
aDd where te). ".7 \
Mailed fa '15,..,.... Office Jacksonville Fla. ESTABLISHED 1H75.!
H. East Bayatr8pt.
181 L Iightli$t.BWairl ia,Ps.Ci >> i farm Q .....$35.00 to mi .
Cans and trays from............$2U)0 to t2HHUGHES' tr< ;
: TONIC .. '-.t'
For preserving'> Meats, Milk, Gutter, Syrap. .AND, .
Older, and Fruits and Vegetables every BUBB AND SAFE RKXEDT FOR FERTI'U.IZERSWZLLJ.A.1tI .
kind n their natural state. Tasteless,Odorless i{
Harmless.1 Enough for five gallons,by "
mail, (1, Intelligent Agents Wanted. Chi I ISM FeverINVALUABLE : : A. :ElUB.S; ,:. ,
,KING'S: A.&P.AOBNCY.7792dAverN.Y City. Successor to J. E. Hart,) .

"=ir ,-A. N. 30 Bl 3a c $Rtt 20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla*
., :. I .... ..*. handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My:new Catalogue will be sent free oa
I a. IN THE SOUTH.It application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in > ,

will Cure the- Most Obstinate- Case Hay Corn, Oats,. Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat, fl'



R. A. ROBINSON! & CO, I I. E. Tygert & CI.'. Star Brand 'Fertilizers" :

LOUISVILLE; KY. GuaranteedComprising ... Analysis.. .. ; ../z-" .. -


Onn,. Locksmiths, and Stood) CuUars, or at home,will be, interested in all the new aoc; c
musical, publications of the season; and by VTDRIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH,

"1 J W''1 of? thSL, Ope&t!ebMAQK Jf wending for NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETc.' ." '" "

: .O. VILLEt.. 'FLORID Prices on application. July 27 .
.' \ Our ,Latest Lists of New Books ..
0unsmlthing. done In all its branches. B.e-v. Phe .tff
LYOnLan.: 1.p .
: .i '' much information ran ,be gained a short
: : :. IRON SAFE'WORK. i time and with very, little trouble. :'_ .. 8A.NFO.H.. FLORIDA. '';. ,

,,t.peC'.tal'rat4;: t. nnil ntMne' hy mall. Among the mot popular and tnourouglily SELLSFORRESTER'S
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*atl factory boons now before

WILL suT THE BEST S A'Jra the mu.Ic il public we mention: CHEMICAL MANURES 4
Emerson's Fart-Songs Glees ..11 Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,
fen Clu8" 50 Gems of Vocal Music.81 '
g ,- No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these Goods:

Tou 11 gr People" Clastic (Piano)..:'.
52 pieces. The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. .Many-
f=O'R THE MONEY. good years' tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can he given,but it in
Write for Illustrated DeacriptlTe drou1ar.IICH Good Old Songs. Thoroughly,good..J&l. needless where! goods are fU\well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard
." Plantation. and Jubilee Songs.30 cts R. T. YOUNG, Justice of the Peace. F. :M. COOP.EB, Notary Public
To sell'our Rubber Stumps! The bet collection. V ,. .

IT PAYS Free Catalogue to Agents .. 18,0'00 .A.creB ,_ ; .
CHANDLER Si Flttii hR! Many New and Choice Publications '.
Cleveland,Ohio.Beautiful Press, which will be noticed later In the Of the best qualityof heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hAmmock.having miles of river and.. err
-T -- season. bay fronts and best water protection Florida. Especially .:,
Now adapted to Florida fruits and. vegetables. : f:
Up- ,! 0 4. '.'...
Books nailed for Bctail Price. .
xis 1I.t Piano, R Se- -A .Xu" ;.o ea-or;
wood.Case,ouly$165. ,OI.1VEK DI'rSOICO.., Boston.C. S-s... C>,Q"GC e'O' 1i .o tWt'Q

New Organs oaly H. DITHON & Co.,867 Broadway N' \..i i YOUNG & COOPER, 9.'E i; 4aMa J1iiii3q
$60, 'Greatest Bargains :
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vcr Otrbred.EstabUahed .
P ABLQ.BEACH. "' '-(1) :: OQlq (D
29 years ; HealPalmetto" Estutj? Agents, !3s3lzisgoSal : ::
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'Catalogues,address .c>>cJIQ*
till Piano and -0- ", .I E;bI A a J Manatee Co., Fla. m s2. *.- OA-S .., '

Washington] Omn J.'V. Ca.L A. Jacksonville and .Atlantic t' .;R'y' ..Co.f !.a.- 4oM..S8. s..- < ,>""'.. ',. ,.J'_.' '..."': .'.-. ""--'. _.......;;. ..Cf.,1,"\.J'pCH" S.g! tI: -0,5r "
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I ,COST HotJiErAND EASTWARD.A.MLAM.. all the towns on the Manake.Rlver. Beautiful. river and
No.i No.81.;0.5 No.7 No.9 .bay'fronts. ..Pure salt water. Oysters,.fish'and clams. Lovelytuildlng sites k ,
; P.M PM P.11 on fI'IQtn1Rnd Bn.f.; flanil ls. Yachiinsr nnsnrpJMwd "*V>rrp r n'UmCA lollclfed.
HOW TO BUILD THEM. ._ [ < 1j
Lv .Tacksonvtlle. ? 6:3u[ 9:8u 2:30 5HO: G:3J
30 cuts with specifications, estimates, and, Ar Pablo ..........'Y. : '7:1 t0:2U.y '320 6:2u: 7:15 )C.' .1\
full description} of desirable modem houses .,. !, *,* WEtsTW Alt1L Well Curbing and Chimney Flues :
from 4 rooms up. coating from $400 to $5OUO, <
profusely Illustrating! every detail and many No.4 No.ti'No.M'No.lO' Cheaper an* Better than Brick r
original Idea+regard decorating. Home :: P.M 'P..M' ,PM 'P.HLv
adapted to all climates and classes of people. Pablo............ ,INO'2 1U5 4lo t! b:5 9:)0) .FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental: '
'The latest,best and only cheap work of the Ar Jacksonville.... 1.A 6:25f 6:20 9:45

kind published in the world. Sent by mall, Train No.runs Monday only Trains'2.'3, ,.Cheap. and Strong. No skilled labor required. ." :
post paid Address upon receipt" of 25 cents: Stamps. 4<< and 6 run dally. Trains 6 and 7 daily except AddresctFJLOKIBA '' :. ;
taken. Sunday. Trains 8,9 and 10 Sunday only. '

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