The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00091
 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: September 19, 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
 Record Information
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
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00091
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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Tin-ware, o. L'ENGLE" China, ;
Chandeliers, Architects and Civil Engineers;
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.;: ,House Purnishings, : ".,COMPANY, Freezers, HARDWARE !
CUTICURA. ;Table Cuiiemtk V ". V Refrigerators, ___ ,
A: 'beautify g the skin of children and inr "JJ. )Jogs, ;r" .JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. Dinner, Tea and GEO.' L. MoCoNiH |
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ants and curing torturing dUeasesof theakin ,
,scalp,and blood,with loss of hair, from Baskets and W ood n-W8.rel I Toilet Sets.
infancy to old age,the UUTICUBA REMEDIESare (New Building at Old Stand.)WJ?, .:
infallible. .: 'Particular
Attention Paid to Mail Orders.
CUTICDBA,the great SKIN CUBE and CUTI- 40 & 42 West Bay'St., Jacksonville, .FIa.,
CUBA SOAP,an exquisite kin Beautifier prepared ""
from it, externally and CUTICUKA RE ROCKWELL & KINNE ,
SOLVI:xnr,the new Blood Purlfler,internally, :
invariably! succe d when all otner remediesand Successors to Nichols., Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware,

the best physicians REMEDIES fail.CUTICUKA are. absolutely pure Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates Mantels, Paints, Hocaefurnishlnc Agate Ware, Sash Goods:Doors Granite, Blind, and,,' .
and the only infallible skin beautifiers and :
Oils Guns Etc. ;
blood purifiers, free from poisonous Ingredi- Oils, Agricultural Implement,
ents. Parties in town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any Iron and SteelBope,Belting, #
Sold everywhere. Price CUTICUBA 5Qct; good: they may need in our line. Prices lower than ever. Hose and Packing,Pumps,
!SOAP,25c.; RESOLVENT: ,$1. Prepared by the
POTTER DRUG AND CHEMICAL Co., Boston, 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. Steam and Water Pipe
Mass. and Fittings, Four ...
..-send for How to Cure Skin Diseases." -' Steel Galvanized

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Locksmiths, and Stencil Gutters, W = South Florida..R R.;.Ctfs Lands., PRICES SAME AS IN CHATTANOOGA.

44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St.Johns Hotel. 49-Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
JACKSONVILLE, tfLOKIDAQunsmlthlng Work to order.HUGHES'. .
4 Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,first-class. Pine.Land for '
done in all its branches.IRON range Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. TONIC

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V Lowest Rates of Freight Always Given.
Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and Boston
) via Mallory 8.8.Line Irom Pier Is o.21 East River,New York

ALWAYS THE LOWEST. 1 y4 ry Direct connection at Fernandina with F.R.&N.Ry.. ,
-' : = 3 For Jacksonville and Interior points In the State.
f The magnificent Tron Steamships of thin Line will sail from I .
.... FERN AN DIN,FLA.,for NEW YORK every Thuw lay evening This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians,the Traveling Public-
after arrival of 4:30 train from Jacksonville, and evening and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo,Leesburg,Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York.
South Florida points. Through Tickets and Information secured advance at
RIO GRANDE.-........................._..-..N.Thursday,September 8 principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jacksonville -
8 ATE OF TEXA8..........................._'1 bt1r day,September 15 or Fernandina office.
RIO GRAND'....... ..._......-...._._-Ttureday,September 22 -Trains leave F.R.A N.Co's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
STATE OP TKXAS.............__.-..'1 bur day.September 29 J 'street Jacksonville,at&30 a m and 4.30 p m,on sailing days
RIO GRA.NDE..M..........._.......__.....Thursday October 6 I,. landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, foot of Centre i St..
STATE OF TEXAS..._-._....._...........Thursday,October 13 Every attention possible is extended passengers Fernandina.
RIO GRANDE...._...........-......-. .......ThursdayOctoberm by this line. The table is supplied with.the best going the .,-For Tickets and State-rooms and further information
STATE OF TEXA8........................-..._._Tthursday,October 27 New Ytrk; and ltloridamarketsaJrord. apply to '

B. W. SOUTH.WICK, Agent,Fernandlua Fla. A. H; CRIPPEN Gen'l Travling Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla..
o C.H.MALLORY&CO..General Agents Pier 20 East'River.foot Fulton ftreet'New' York City. .



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the Magnificent Connections.

The -=Great Fast Express Freight System of, the South. :: t

Tha attention shippers is directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa,and People's Line of Steamers between Sanfbrd.'PsU:
latka and Jacksonville South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F.& W. Ry 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 Northwest. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

Double daily fltst. freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah.Donble dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah .*
to all points In Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla*
4 Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior nan and Live Oak.
and Coast points,Including New York Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York(New Pier 3:),North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur,
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah days.
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
Twice a week''for Baltimore via the.Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,lean for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains-
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida.. Only direct line-froiu 'yew England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving From'Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
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.Ballingdays from Baltimore for Savannah direct making"close connection with S.,F.. &W.Ry for all
for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South.
The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North,East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates;stencils and shipping receipts applyto
any agents of the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Bavannah, Ga.
,O. D. OWENS Traffic Manager Savannah,Ga.. W. M. DAVIDSON. Oen'}Traffic Agent,Jacksonville Flu.
H.M.SCHLEP,Trav.Agent,Gainesville.. J. E.JDEATTON.Trav.. Agent Live Oak. J.H.STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville.





Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS!
'Certain Market for Farm Produce Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls. ..
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the I Installment Plan If desired. Address Supplying Not Only Plant Food but Organic Matter. ,.,
JAB. M..KBKAKKB,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or'WI'. B.. ltANTtSUPt., '. ...., .- _. . :
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Ammonia.....u........ .......... 4 per cent |t Phosphoric Acid...................23. percent
,- .Sulphate Potash..*...,..... ....... 6 per cent ,.

JACKSONVILLE FLA. ''Ammonia........................ 8% cent I Sulpbate Powh..ll percent
Phosphoric Acid................. 5 to 6 J per cent I| Potash........ 6J$per cent
Has for sale choice Lots, Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits Collects -- : ',"':- '. ;. consists "
!Rents_and Interest,Negotiates Loans eta ; ; ..,.....,.,.. remainder of thoroughly pulverized humus. m
i J. C. GREELEY, President. L. B. HOSIER, Tretumrcr.
16 Years Established

a J ,'. G-. &r P..LLt1EE. : : : =I.v TESTIMONIA.LSI

WHOLESALE' COMMISSION MERCHANT I have used "Our Favorite Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plants,
and. ,I. do-not want anything better. <:'
.' I tried your.Fertilizers: on Onions Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an
166 Reade Street, New Icork. excellent and cheap Fertilizerwhich will greatly improve the land, and Is not simply a
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly.. Stencils and Market Reports fnr'nlshed stimulant. _'
1 application.. H. LEGLER, Haskell,Fla.
REFERENCES-Chatham National Bank,Thurber Whyland&Co.,New York C it v* als
Banks and established Produce Merchants New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and :Bosto .

Orange Tree Manure......... .In sacks $24 001 Vegetable Manure.............In sacks $17 CO
j Braidentown Real Estate Agency. c.c .....,. ..!.........in bbls. 25001 t ...............in bbls.. .180O()(

Attorney at Law Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace :'' '

Braidentewxi. : Manatee Co., Fla. CEO HU.TCHINSON
Will buy and sell all kinds of'Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years'residence 1* .)
Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. A.- A Crescent City Florida(
practicing Attorney and as County Judge for a number of years I have had occasion tr ,
become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged ;
all these years;;In the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product BUILPING I MATERIAL
of this semi>troplcal section,gives me advantages In the selection of the various qualities o' .
lands suitable.. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds xecutd. Infm-
matron furnished. Correspondence solicited. THE LARGEST STOCK IN FLORIDA. .
NOTE.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River aboui v-fi*: .

thirty-five miles south Tampa... Has dally service by the elegant steamer Mi rrraret. Adjacent FRONT PRESSED BBICK....i...............................................810.00. per,,100O.
are the lovely Terra Ceia, Sarasota and Palma Sola Bays,teaming with all kinds offish i I O00t FLORIDA II .....,............................................... 9.00 jf" %.
and and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building site t in : *
clams oysters j
; Mortar fe
Lime,Plasteav Lath Cement Hair Fire Fife Brick Fire Slabs,Fire
the world with thousands of acres of hammock and pine.lands where tiopical fruits and :, '.
choice vegetables may be grown to perfection. '. "I __ TYSEN,_SMITH;&CO., 12 We t'Bay St.

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liii relates a similar experience, "Sub- I have plenty 'of ammonia. May they through the tlumns of the DISPATCH

'The 1fOlle. bard," page 159; also, Dr. Moore, in not,have too much? and of potash. too or otherwise. You have said'that the

.... ..... -- "Hand-Book," pages 125,126 and 127, little? lemon requires different food from the
for the FLORIDA DI8P ATCU. "that I have not seen the disease in So far as my own trees are con- orange and more of it. I have a nice
Disease or Insect.'I any grove where I have not also seen cerned, they were fertilized last year grove of lemons which should begin

feel myself bound to add another the new bug, and I have seen it in a once with cotton seed' ,.meal, but this bearing the coming vear, and I wishto
chapter to the article headed "A New dozen: different groves, several miles year with Mapes'. know what the difference should be
Orange Disease* on page 'f 17 of the apart, ott a great variety of soils,!j I I I have no further argument to offer between orange and lemon, and how
DISPATCH of August 29th. where water is not more than two feet, in favor. of this the'ry. This one, if much of the different ingredients I
t have given the matter anxious and where it i is fifty feet below the surface1 it could be established, would be suffi- should use per thousand lemons. '

ahd minute study, and 1 bane to differ I!,I cient. You have also spoken" somewhat
with you in your conclusions. "Or- 1 have some sixty acres in, orange In conclusion, permit me to say that against the use of muck. Now,I l have
ganic disease," as I understand the trees; it i is only in one corner, a plot of the number of trees affected is insig- a large supply of salt marsh muck ..
term, means "a destructive change in about five acres, that has had the bugor nificant. The importance of the mat- which alone produces good vegetation
some organ of the body, progressive in the disease; the rest of the grove has ter is, have we a new disease? or havewe and growth of orange or lemon trees.
its nature, and necessarily fatal.! been perfectly free from both. Thus a new bug, which we shall have to but l F am satisfied that there are other
Using the term of a tree, we mean far I argue from facts only; but to go tight in the future? My own trees sub things needed to produce the fruit of

some change in the structure that, in further, I have seen the green Soldier mitted gracefully to the treatment the orange, and as you have spoken of
Bug suck the,life out pf a shoot given them, and are recovering. I
its very nature, must be fatal to the young the use of pure chemicals in this con
plant-life.) Now, all we know about before ray eyes. The new bug does will send you some twigs with this, cut nection. I wish to know what these
"Die Back" is contained in two paragraphs not attack the very new twig, but one from the same tree as before, and you pure chemicals ure and the proper
partly hardened, ,or the one upou I will see they are perfectly sound and thousand
in Hubbard's book, "Insects J, :; > ,: ';'.' b- --'L :**.K" *. > amount to use per. one ;
Affecting the Orange," on pages 1 and x.5e '.. oranges.
2. I quote only this: r I Have a small orange grove large

"The ,peculiar microscopic. 'fungus .,', > 't:>'. enough to produce at the least one'
which causes Die Back is" Undoubtedly hundred thousand oranges, but it don't
well known to mycologists. The do it, and I'm quite sure that it is
disease yields readily to treatment with 9 lack of food\, and I wish to just estimate -

dilpte carbolic or creosote washes, and how many oranges a tree is capable -
is curable by these simple means'pro* of bearing and then supply the
vided the exciting cause is removed. proper amount of food, the same as if
(The italics are mine.) I were at my old business. If I ,

If this is true, and I see no reason wanted ten pieces 2x4,I selected log
to doubt it,then "Die Back" is a functional that was large enough and sawed them

disease only n a sort of vegetable outYou
dispepsia, so to speak.; will undoubtedly confer a
In your deductions yon are made to : great favor, not only on me, but upon
Bay, by the compostor: I suppose: ; ; many others, by giving your. practicein
"We are inclined, to think that both r this respect.
the attacks of the Soldier Bug and the CHAS. MAGBUDER.:"
affection Georglana, Brevard Co., Fla., Sept.7, 1887.
Mr.Bielby's trees are caused, t-O-t
as Mr. Howard suggests, by organic For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
disease." If you mean by this that Prefers the NaveL
the trouble with Air. James Franklin'strees t
I should like to add a few facts to
was caused by "Die Back" disease -
then you differ with Mr. Hubbard, the Washington Navel history. One

who, so far as anything to the con- '" > THE WILD GOOSE PLUM,. thing I don't quite understand, and

trary appears, accepts Mr. Franklin's an exceedingly popular Improved variety of the Chickasaw,Is a very profitable market fruit.It that is why Mr. Editor is so down on
statement and deductions as a sufficient is not Injured by the Curcullo so much as other varieties, bears early and abundantly, this the delicious of all .
for the trouble and ships In a perfect condition to almost any distance, and sells at good prices In the Northern most oranges.I
reason refersto markets. The best flavor of the Wild Goose is obtained when gathered as it begins to color have trees budded with buds
it on page 190, with the stamp of and ripen in the house. The tree is short-lived. seen
his approval. If this meets the of from Riverside, bearing one thousand
eye healthy but I have pretty well
,| \fr. Franklin I should like to heart which have a new, growth short is appearing.tube thinned out the bugs, and cut the cow oranges each, and .they couldn't stand
They a sucking ,
from him to the I very '
as present conditionof One of the in
peas, heavily mulching the trees-after more. largest growers
and from the yellow contents of the
his trees. Dr. Moore, also, in his cutting off every particle of affected Orange county wrote me last that '
"Hand-Book of Culture food sack, I judge they suck mainlythe year
Orange wood. Most of them have sent out anew
essential oil also suck his trees had thousand
and ,though they one oranges per
pages 125,126 127, describes -
precisely normal
apparently perfectly
4 the trouble as with trees sap, as they must have some soprce of ; tree, and that in 1885 he received
my and have carried their growth to
monly known in Florida as the Squash water for the large quanti'y of fluid some $7.50 per box for this variety in Bos-
the without
hardening a sign
: they eject. In this the new process ; while his other
1 caused bv the Enthoctha Qaltotor(corn- way well but I think ton, oranges were bring
I not doing so
some are ,
Bug). There are many of these in my growth is robbed of the necessary material all will recover. I invite the fraternityto ing $3.50 per box. I have seen girdledtrees
grove, but more of the : for forming cellular tissue, and, of the Parson's navel with five
many green be on the watch for the Aulacizes,
Soldier who if he be the growth dies back after going hundred to one thousand to
Bug, not a first for my private opinion is that he is a oranges
Cousin, at least smells like it, of the through certain destructive processes.If bad fellow. the tree. These trees never bore an s
new bug named by the Department ,the growth be somewhat older it C. F. A. BIELBY. orange till they were,girdled. The
Aulicizes does not "die back;" but is affected girdling was done in December, and
they were present in great DeLand, Fla., August 29,1887.
numbers. Whether they are the chief more or less seriously. from what I have seen I should say 4
all this is the fact that the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. 1st that the Riverside
cause of the trouble,or only assistants, Against or Washingtonnavel
I can't at present say; but theyevi- bug; is present in groves and on trees Fertilizer for.Grove.To bears good crops if well fertilized
dently make their living from the or- that: are not in the least affected. Thisis DISPATCH Mr. I/yman: Phelps, through FLORIDA ; 2d, that it brings a better pricein

ange tree, and are very industrious.The a counter argument of some weight, Having read with much interest all the market; 3d, that one thousand
trouble in my grove, then, has but not much. that you have written on the care and fruits of it makes several boxes more

arisen from one of'two causes,or possibly As to the second theory, the trouble culture of lemons and oranges for the than one thousand ordinary oranges,
from both-the sucking and stingof has occurred,without exception, so far [past two months, and your having expressed so if they sold for the same price the
insects, or some functional derangement as I .have seen, on trees that are appa- y.ourVillingn to do all.you navels would] he ahead; and 4th, that
of the circulation, caused by too rentl} in the best of health and making can to aid those who are seeking for from the above I should consider the

much or too little of some necessary a vigorous growth of iiew wood., light on these subjects, I take the lib Washington navel the most profitable

component of the sap. Trees wanting in color are exception erty to ask you a few questions bear- orange to plant. '
The argument in favor of the former -- :"ly fh e (so they are from bugs). ing on above subjects which you will H. L. \V HEATLEY.

theory is, that Mr. James Frank :I i:judSe,, therefore, the trees affected greatly oblige me by answering County Altamonte, Fla.,September Nurseries, Altamonte, 1887. Orang ;


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cious and wholesome fruit, with little almost} a spontaneous production; and cross each other, clash and interfere,
The Fig arched care or attention. The fact that it is here (so far, at least,as beneficent nature they must be cut out, and all dead
io easily propagated, and that it will ; is concerned), we may most readily wood removed in the fall and winter.
grow and bear fruit,even when almost and easily realize that ancient description Farther than this, the knife and pru-
THE-FIG. uncared for, is probably the reason of peace,security and happiness ning-shears are generally useless and
Its Origin, History. Propagation, 'why this most valuable tree has not, which assigns these best blessingsof unnecessary.The .
Varieties, Commercial Value, heretofore, received greater attention. heaven to "every man under his young trees,intended to form a fig
Domestic Uses, Etc., Had the fig been of difficult,propaga- own vine and fig tree." ft can trulybe orchard,should be planted from twentyto
tion and culture, like the orange and said that we have no Southern fruit twenty-five feet apart each way;anda
before the "Florida Nur-
serymen's tAn Essay Association read ," at Palatka, August its congeners, I fully believe that thousands tree in cultivation the propagation and portion of the spaces and middles
0,l887,by D.Redmond.] of trees would be growing and culture of which demands and re- may be cultivated in melons, sweet
Gentlemen of the Association :-In bearing in Florida, where there are ceives so little care and attention as potatoes and other low-growing crops
requesting me to read an essay on the .now only a few scattered and imper- the fig; nor one which makes such gen- for the first two or three years. After
fig,you have given me a very pleasanttask ,fect specimens,unworked, unfertilized, erous and bountiful returns for the lit- that time, however, no crop must be
-one,into which I enter conan ore, unpruned and ignored, except duringthe tle time and labor usually bestowed raised on the land but figs, as the
BO much do I prize this delicious; bearing season. upon it. It is, or might easily be roots are great ramblers and greedy
wholesome and easily produced fruit, And yet the fig, above all our fruit- made, to us a "wide blessing"almostas feeders, and need plenty of room in
and so strongly am I convinced of its, bearing trees, carries the prestige of freely bestowed as the air and sun- all directions. In order to producethis
great value to Florida and her sister "long descent" and the mot: remote shine of heaven. With the slightest wholesome, luscious and extremely
..States of the Gulf, both for domestic, antiquity. It is the first tree specially possible assistance and encouragement, valuable fruit, in the greatest abun-
uses, and commercial purpose. mentioned and named in the sacred it grows and bears everywhere-in dance, no other care, labor or atten-
('The fig belongs to the nat. ord. Scriptures, for, we read of it in the close yards and crowded "lots/' amid tion is necessary than the simple and
moracecs ; Polygam-diweia, of Lin. opening chapters of Genesis, as fur the dust, and smoke of pent-up towns easy work I have mentioned; and if a
na us. The fruit is not of the same nishing not only food, but raiment to and cities, as well as in open gardens, considerable portion of our progressive -
;nature as the apple, orange' and other] Adam and Eve, in that wonderfully breezy, piney-woods fields, rich ham- and enterprising people do not
fleshy seed-vessels ; but is a hollow receptacle beautiful and perfect garden, which mocks and lowlands, and even on the soon avail themselves of this great
containing a great multitude! the Lord planted "eastward in Ede i," 'sandy plains that slope down to the blessing and resource, and makethe
r of minute flowers. These flowers are and in which He made to grow 'very margin of the sea. It can be propagated fig an article of large commercial
4 ,so curiously concealed from observa: tree that is pleasant to thesight and i ,,by seed, by layers, and cuttingsthe value and importance, the fault will f
tion, that it appears to have none, good for food." The traditions of the latter being the easiest and most be entirely at their own doors.
though they are really very numerous, reeks entirely agree with the Scrip- popular method. These cuttings may i Of the domestic or house uses of
being borne inside of the future fruit, tural account of it,,and carry the ori- be taken from either the old or new the fig, little need here be said, as,
which first appears on the.sides of the gin of the fig back:to the very earliestage wood in spring, just before the new upon this point nearly all our Southern
young- shoots like a small, round bud of the world. It was probably growth starts and they will strike rootas 'friends are as well informed as we
This incipient fruit (or receptacle) is known to the people of the East be- readily as the grape or willow. The are. But with pleasant and grateful
1 called a sycorus, and on being cut open fore the cerealid, or grain-bearing fig is thus, with us, the poor man's and recollections of such luxuries and
the minute, chaffy apetalous flowers, plants; and it stood" in the same rela- the novice's fruit, par excellence as no blessings enjoyed in the past,I cannot
each furnished with three stamens and tion to men living in the primitive grafting, budding, inarching or other refrain from quoting the happy and
two styles, will be seen lining its walls.If conditions of F society as the banana occult mysteries of the nurseryman'strade forcible remarks of the late Thomas
these florets haVe become duly im does to the Indian and mixed tribesof are at all necessary to success Affleck, a highly intelligent and
pi pregnated, the sycorus, after having South America at the present day. with this vigorous tree. enthusiastic lover and cultivatorof
remained entirely at rest for some time, With little or no trouble of cultiva- The fig tree adapts itself to almost Southern fruits, flowers
at half its growth, begins to swell tion, it,supplied their principal neces- any soil not extremely dry or wet; and trees,' and one who did
again, augments considerably in size, sities; and, either in a fresh or dried though, like the orange, it succeeds good and noble service in his day and
assumes color, becomes very pulpy and state, was an article of constant and best in a somewhat moist and sheltered generation. Speaking of the fig, he
sweet, fully ripens, and is THE FIG. i daily food. As we emerge from the situation. It can stand a bleaker ex- exclaims:
In the Levant, it was formerly deemed mist of early tradition, we find in the posure, as well as greater extremes of i "Who would be without an ample
necessary to resort to the process of recorded and well authenticate his heat and cold, than the orange or any supply of this glorious Southern fruit?
caprifiication in order to fully ripen tory of our; race, that the fig was an of the citrus family. A deep, rich, What is the breakfast table, in sum-
the fig, and the Egyptians are said to object of great attention and impor- mellow, porous soil; a compost of mer, without it? How eagerly every
have attained the same results by tance. Cakes of figs," in large .quantities leaf mould, ashes and bone-dust, scat- one gathers around the big waiter,
puncturing the blossom end or eye of were included among the pres- tered over the surface and lightly filled up high, with crisp, cool, luscious
the fruit with a needle small pointed ents of provisions by which Abigail, forked in, from time to time; and a figs, gathered while still covered with
stick dipped in olive oil. In this the wife of Nabal, endeavored (not heavy mulching of leaves,. straw or dew! Taken up by the stem, betweenthe
country, this tedious process is entirely unsuccessfully) to appease the wrath of similar substance spread over the finger and thumb, and the skin
unnecessary as our figs, left to< King David; and in Greece, when Ly- roots as far out as the branches extend peeled back-what a delicious mouthful -
k natural influences, mature and. ripen curgus decreed that the ,Spartan ,men previous to the coming<; on of hot is there! Then, one may be made }
L l perfect' should dine in a common hall, flour, weather-these': furnish all the ordi- sick by eating too freely of any other
The genus Ficus is of considerable wine, cheese-and figs were the prin- nary conditions of success with the fruit but the fig. Delicate children
extent, and its species are among the cipal contributions of each individualto fig; and, by the second or third year and invalids may eat of these until
most noble objects belonging to. the the general stock.. The Athenians after planting, the grower will beginto satisfied, without the slightest danger.
vegetable kingdom, in tropical countries considered figs an article of such,prime reap his reward in an abundance of "The fig, too, extends through the .,
where they often yield caoutchouc necessity that their exportation from one of,the most delightful and whole- whole summer; [sometimes] maturingthree
of the finest quality. The Ficus da*. Attica was prohibited. At Rome, the some of all our fruits, which is equally heavy crops; [nearly always two
tica (or "India rubber tree") is partiQ- fig was carried next to the vine in the good and attractive either fresh from crops]. The trees are perfectly hardy. ;
ularly valuable for this purpose, as processions in honor of Bacchus; and, the tree or in the many forms in whichit and neither they nor the fruit during
are also various unknown species in indeed, this jolly god of mirth and may easily be preserved. its growth, are injured by insects; although -
the Island of Java. Ihe Banyan tree, plenty was supposed to have derivedhis The shape of the fig tree is a matterof the fruit, when ripe, is greedily
so celebrated for( the large extent of great vigor and rotundity, not from considerable importance,and should devoured by insects and birds. The
a' ground covered by single specimens, the intoxicating juice of the grape, receive attention at the beginning, BO poultry, too, are extremely fond of
which carry an enormous canopy of but from the more nutritious fig. All that its too common and well-known and thrive on them. But such vast
branches and leaves upon columnar these circumstances indicate that in habit of growing in bush form and quantities are yielded, by even a few
trunks, provided for the purpose as olden time, the fig contributed very throwing up shoots and suckers from trees, that there is enough for all.
the tree advances in diameter, is a largely to the comfort and support oman f the roots may be checked and counter- They begin to bear almost immediately
kind of fig tree, known as Ficus reli- ; and we may reasonably account acted. A spreading, branching top, and continue to thrive througha
giosa. for this from the ease and facility with with one single stout and short stem great many years "
4 The common fig (Ficus carica) is a which the tree is propagated and cul- and trunk, and the limbs striking out I may add to Mr. Affleck's very
f native of Asia, but has become per- tivated in all the more Southern cli- low and bending almost the ground suggestive remarks,that figs,ripe and
fectly naturalized in all other coun- mates rf the temperate zone. with the sweet, melting and luscious fresh from the tree, peeled, sliced,
trie* of temperate climates, generally The fig, in North America, flourishes, fruit-this! is the beau ideal of a fig sprinkled with sugar, covered with
producing two or three crops duringthe throughout a considerable range oi f tree as it should be, and as we sometimes : cream or milk, and overlaid for a few
year. In nearly all parts of Flor latitude, in the open air, but more per- find it; and this form should always minutes with lumps of pounded ice, ,
ida the fig may be said to grow almost fectly than anywhere else in the be adopted for our out-door form a dish for the dessert almost in-
spontaneously, and to yield in abund- South Atlantic and Gulf States. In standards. Of pruning, the fig needs comparably luscious] delicate and sat-
ance two or more yearly crops of lust Florida (as I before remarked.'), it ia.,I very ,little. When young branches isfying! The "n.eatr-handed"}and skill

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ful housewife of the South also serves and Gulf States, and decay follows pared bed.. This should be kept moist I bushels of these figs this season from
up to her guests, not infrequently, another ripening so rapidly in the figs we cul- until the young plants! begin to make trees 1 occupying little more than an
most delicious dish composed of tiuate here, that to prodticfc the dried their appearance after which an occasional acre, and there is still left] sufficient to
perfectly ripu figs, beaten up, with fruit profitably, +we must resort to the : watering should be given afford a peck or so a day. They will
the addition of fresh milk, and sugar, use of the evaporators which are now so them,during the summer, and they continue to ripen while mild, moist
freezer.then congealed in an ice-creanl extensively and successfully '!used may be transplanted the following weather continues. Last year they
Many other modes of prepar- throughout 'a-large portion of the spring.Of gave me fruit until December 1st.
ing this delightful fruit, when fresh, country. And here we must repeat the the.varieties in general cultiva- HARRISON REED.
will readily suggest themselves; but remark,made above, that to producethe tion and best known among us., I will South Jacksonville,Sept. 6,1887.
we must now pass on to the consider- fig and_dispose'of it profitably; the mention the Celeste, Brown Turkey,
ation of a most important branch of fruit must be raised in large quantities, Madonna, Lemon, White Smyrna For the FLOKIDA DISPATCH.
our subject, viz: The fig as a fruit and the evaporators, preserving establishments Green Ischia, Black Naples, White Prolific Figs.
of commercial value to Florida and !, etc., ;must either belong to Adriatic and San Pedro the two.last The figs I send you to-day are froma
the South,and a source of large revenue the grower orbe' (erected__and operatedin of recent introduction,, and- not yet tree over six feet high that has madeall
and profit. That the culture of this close proximity to the fig orchanl. fully tested. In some of our Amer its growth this year, having been
hardy and most prolific fruit, upon a The annual importation of dried figs ican catalogues I find, also, the following frozen to 'the ground last winter. Last
;large scale, has not long since en- into the United States is eight or ten of ,which I know nothing. but the year it was just a small bush with one
.;gaged the earnest attention of our enterprising million pounds, and the 'importation names: Adam, Angelique, Black fig on that did not mature. Now it has

and practical fruit-growers, price of,seven or, eight cents,per pound Ischia, Black 'Provence, Brown Ischia, over fifty figs, of all sizes, and several .
has always been to us a matter of surprise brings"the cost"to from half a million,to Castle- Kennedy: Col. de Signora, Bi have ripened, all large and perfect. .
and astonishment. No one familiar three-quarters of a million dollars. I anca, Early Violet, Madeleine, Pregus- It only ripens one or two at a time. I
with the subject can doubt that learn from California papers, that Bata, White ''Bourgasot, and White suppose because the tree is so young.
all the finer varieties, of the fig can when first brought into market, some Genoa. :Downing, also, in his The figs grow right from the main
be grown here, with little ', stalks, and as fast as the new growth
very care years since, their dried'figs were tough "Fruits, enumerates forty-two varie-
and labor, throughout the entire summer and tasteless', but that by the introduc ties, as catalogued by the London i of the tree comes, there also will be
in the greatest abundance. Why, tiou of finer varieties,and by improved Horticultural Society; and the French new figs. At the present rate of
then, has not a de rmined effort been ;;modes of manipulation, the quality of catalogues contain a great many more growin and hearing they will last till
made, and a series: of careful experi California figs has rapidly improved, varieties, only a few of which have frost. Can you tell me the name of
ments instituted to test the practicability so that some of the-later: crops are far been introduced to this country. The the fig? No one here seems to know
of drying, [sweet] pickling and superior! to the imported article, and eight or ten sorts, first mentioned j just what it is, and I would very much
preserving Southern figs on a large ''readily retail in their markets at fifteen above, are of undoubted merit, and like to know what to call it. The
scale, to Sapply not only the home de- cents per pound. Conceding all ad- should be largely propagated, and tree is growing in the fowl yard; has
mand in. our towns and cities, but the ;vantages of climate, cheaper labor, new seedlings regularly produced and had no care or attention whatever.S. .
,nnlimjcea; markets of the North and etc., to the foreign producer of dried carefully tested.I M. CLENDENING.
, Wes';c f I am that houses in : Moultrie, St.John's County, Fla., September -:
figs, it will be seen that with our improved suggest the appointment, by this 6, 1887.!
NfJw. Orleans, St. Augustine, Jacksonv the Association of committeeto
evaporators, we can dry a.competent The figs received were very ripe,
tile (and, possibly, elsewhere), have .fruit in quantity rapidly and per- classify, name and describe all our
but were recognized as the Brunswick.ED. .
'Within a few years, undertaken the fectly that we can not only compete leading varieties of figs, and to reportat .
business of preserving figs for our 'with foreign figs in price, but producean our next meeting. I believe that, DIS. .
own and distant markets ; but these article every way superior ii cleanliness if properly and largely cultivated in -
small establishments''have been cir- and delicacy of flavor. This is Florida, the fig would soon assume a
cumscribed and limited in their opera- no theory. I have eaten :Southern:; commercial value and importance White Adriatic Figs.
tions, by the scarcity of the fruit and dried figs and crystallized r.gs: of the second only to. the orange,,adding im- In reply to the inquiry of "T." in
the impossibility of transporting it, most exquisite flavor;and. it the great mensely to the resources of our people; the DISPATCH of August 22d, regard-
when fresh, from any considerable dis- Philadelphia Centennial of 1876, a and I trust that our nurserymen and ing the White Adriatic fig, I would
tance in a sound state. The fig, as all diploma and bronze medal were fruit growers will at once take up this say, that a neighbor of mine, livingnear
my hearers are aware, is only palatable awarded to your essayist for five or six inv luable' ft uit and give it that fos- this place, bought twelve cuttingsof
and edible when fully ripe ; and, somewhat crude and imperfect prep- tering care and attention which it swell this fig in California two years ago ;'
having arrived at that condition, it is arations of this fruit,grown in Florida, deserves. ,/ last April. The cuttings were about
so soft and tender that it cannot be safe- and including figs dried, preserved in [Mr Redmond has kindly promisedus eight inches long, and were planted in
ly packed or shipped; in bulk. It is syrup, crystallized, made into cakes, a;collection of recipes for drying, the open ground in the places where
obvious, then, that the only way to marmalade and sweet pickles. crystallizing, and otherwise preserving they were to remain. The land was
make fig culture a succees is for the Considerable impetus has recently figs, for market and home 'use, and very thin, high pine land; no clay.
large growers to be also the manufac been given to fig culture by the im these will be published in the The latter part of June last I visited
turers. The 'drying and these trees. They were of quite even
preserving portation of several new varieties into DISPATCH hereafter.]
house' must belong to the grower, or California, and by the great success ._._< size, and were bearing heavily. The
be in the closest proximity to the fig which our neighbors on the Pacific For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. largest were, four and three-quarter f
orchard ; and the mode of securing the have achieved in drying figs for mar- "Do Not Prune Figs?" inches in diameter, eleven feet high,
best results from such an arrangement, ket. Our Florida nurserymen and Your extract from the Florida Agriculturist and held, we estimated, fully one thou-
and of preparing the Southern sand figs of different sizes. Later I
fig as fruit-growers have procured and are regarding fig trees surprisesme
an attractive and salable article of tried the fruit and found it excellent.
now testing all new figs which come : "Whatever you do to a fig tree,
commerce, is worthy of our specialattention. well recommended, and I do not be sure and never prune it!" Now, It is good size, egg shaped, light yel-
doubt that, in a 'very few years, we here for fifteen or more years I haven low, with pink flesh. One or two
In considering the fig as an article shall have a gratifying advance i been raising figs from old trees and others in this vicinity have planted a
of commercial,value, we are too to the classification and few trees with about the same success.
apt correct nomenclature young, and never yet, have failed a
regard: the dried or "Turkey Fig'1 of I of the fig, and in our knowledge !- season in having fruit in plenty, which Eustls, Lake County, Fla.G. ,H.September NORTON.1.
the Mediterranean as presenting the of the best and most profitable I have been pruning severely, and the ) .
only form in which this ..fruit ran ;be ,varieties. Of tqese, a recent writer last year quite mercilessly. I have ;
11 Otto Reiff brought to this of-
preserved and made available for informs us that there are at least 500 increased the size and quality of the
profit in the market ; and there is a known and cultivated in different partsof fruit, while I annually remove alls fice on last Saturday, three pears of
the Keiffer
variety-the largest
wide-spread opinion prevalent that we the world; but we shall be wise, i suckers from the roots, and cut awaya weigh-
have neither the right varieties of fig this matter., to make, only a few ju large amount of the old and new ing nineteen and a half ounces. They
were from a graft on a LeConte stock
for drying purposes, nor the proper dicious selections, and to try some ,wood, having in view only the desireto ,
and the size is evidence that the Keif
climate for conducting this in careful: in the in
process experiments productionof keep the shapeless trees some
fer will do well
as as the LeConte in
the open air, as is the practice in those new ,fed linys, some of which may kind of reasonable form. Last spring
countries from whence dried figs are prove of= grt;sat value in our own cli I cut off old limbs of two or more this desirable section of country, and be a very
fruit. They are large of
obtained. mate. A few words as to the mannerof inches in diameter, and cut them in ,
Many attempts have been made to producing these seedlings may not sections of about two feet and set delicious month later flavor than, the and LeConte.Monticello ripen fully a

procure for cultivation in the South, be ina 'pprop. Select the very them in nursery rows, when they Constitution. -
the true drying fig of Smyrna; and we finest Jfigs, eit her dried or ripe from rooted, and many have fruit on them
have no doubt it may now be found in the troejwash; oat. theseed carefully,ina i now. I send you a few specimens of During the past three weeks Mrs.\
some collections here and in California. basi n of clean water,afterwards pass fruit gathered from the trees thus S. J. Powe has gathered three hun
But the character of the J fruit (as in ing tb.em through a fine seive; then mu-pruned, which I think will amply refute dred guavas; from single bush, which
1 many other instances) seems modified with light eartl* or sandy loam and I the theory of the Agriculturist. I has grown up during the past eighteen
by the climate of the South?Atlantic j sow carefully in \ a box or well :pre- have gathered more than a hundred .months.\ --Maitland C crier.l .

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I eight or ten inches high, plowed or valuable acquisition. The Panicumfam- human subject. What a boon such a

'the Fanq. I spaded under, turning them under as ily of grasses embrace the GuineaPara, stomach would be to dyspeptic!

!deep as possible. They nqt only add Millet grass and a number of others Some people have an idea that the

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. I ammonia and vegetable humus to the equally valuable. toad; is overflowing with poison, and if

Good Grasses.I i soil, but afford other essential elements taken in tho hand will cause warts to

am ,asked to state whether my I of plant food. But tn addition to this grow. Shakespeare says of him that
i we need something to apply to the Correspondence "
Bermuda lawn remains green during -' -ugly and venomous
in the hill drill as He carries a precious Jewel in his head."
the winter season. I answer that it growing crop or a
does not, unless it happens to be warm .special fertilizer. As a cheap and reliable Batrachian Courtesy (Curtiss' I). Many of the superstitious negroes
and damp. It however remains article for this purpose, the following Oh! editorbatracbian, devoutly believe that deadly serpents
You ought to kno w-OJfle I- derive their
compact, and thus does away with compost is recommended by Your pronoun is the plural we, venom from the toads
deep sand in the yard. I am of the Mr. Oemler, the veteran gardener of The correspondents I. that form a large part of their diet,

impression that the Bermuda is the Georgia, i in his "Truck Farming at the To make him seem an egotist, the virulent juices of which are elimi-
You dealt the cut unkind; nated in the
best yard grass in the State. I would South, a valuable book which was And leaving him without an eye (I), process of assimilation,

just as soon have it as the Blue grass noticed in this journal some months Said. ,brother ONE,"go it OF blind TIlE F. F. G A. and What stored up for use in their fangs.

of the North. It will stand both hot i since. ----+I. concerns us most as regardsthe

and dry weather, once pet in there for I Stable manure.................... 600 lb For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. toad is !its efficacy as an insect des

good. I do not fertilize mine; it grows Cotton seed, green :............. 600 ft AS TO THE TOAD., troyer. It is simply an animated

too fast as it is, i. e.. I have to mow it Superphosphate...........:...... '700 ft A'Study In Natural- stomach mounted upon legs and furnished -
too much to suit my taste for mowing.The Kainit................. ...::...:... 100 ft a mouth, which roams
other day, when I was mowingthe The toad is one of the most interest- :about seeking what bugs it may de
little three : ing objects in animated nature to the vour. In this capacity it is of great
yard, my -yearold girl 2,000
came out and asked me,if I was going I (I think, sulphate of potash better small boy, whose natural odium quieta- I use to the Farmar and Fruit Grower,
a to "shingle the rass." I find that my than; Kainit). tis finds vent in gauging the exact and ought to be protected by law. In

yard needs shingling pretty often. DIRECTIONS FOR COMPOSTING. degree of its Sensibility, by reducing England and France it is no unCOM-

But i it pays. The grass makes good The ingredients may be mixed either it under a shower of stones to a state mon thing for gardeners to pay a shil-
farmer have the alternate of insensibility. Some naughty urchins ling or two a dozen for them, to be
hay. Every ought to a by building up heap by
Bermuda pasture, and, if convenient, layers of'the ingredients, or they may engaged in this delightful pastime used as vermin exterminators in the
have it somewhat isolated from the be thoroughly mixed and then thrown ; were remonstrated with by a garden. Some day their value will be

farming lands. In that way it may be into a.heap. In either case, water bloated, old batrachian, which appealedto recognized here. After the English .
kept from spreading without giving it !should be freely used on the coarse their mercy by plaintively] pipingout sparrow-that "winged rat," one wri--
much attention. We need never look materials as they are being mixed. ," boys,this may be fun to you, but is ter calls him-has thinned out our insectivorous -

.for a better pasture grass than the "The heap should be under cover, and death to usThe philosophic old birds, we may be glad to
Bermuda. All the low lands of the let stand six weeks, or until the cotton toad was evidently endowed with more call in the toad to our aid. Possibly

State ought to be set in it; then the seed is all killed, then the mass must brains,and certainly more feeling than by that time the breeding of toads

land would flow with milk, while good be shoveled over and -pulverized and his tormentors. may become a lucrative business, anda

beef would abound. The honey we thrown into a heap again, and l left to The, Florida cracker, not having the toad farm a recognized institution.
could obtain otherwise. stand and ferment'again from two to fear of Buffon before his eyes, con- Cannot the scientific editor of the

While on this grass business I want four weeks, when it will be ready for founds together the genus rana and Farmer and Fruit Grower, who seemsto

r to make still other remarks concerning use." This will be found to be an excellent bufo, calling one frogs and the other have a fellow feeling for batrachians,
toad-frogs. My dog knows bet- give us an insight into the business,
another gratis for forage purposes. I refer fertilizer for all kinds of arden very
to the old reliable Guinea grass. 8089." Try it. J. H. S. ter, for he delights in playing with and describe the most profitable breeds

For forage 'purposes during the summer 4 frogs, but turns up his nose in disgustat propagate?

and making hay of on a small For-the FLORIDA DISPATCH. a toad. During our fervid summer The common; people of England are .

scale, it is the best thing yet intro- Panicum Gibbum. heats the Florida toad sweats so tremendously in the habit of speaking of toads, tur-
duced into the State. If planted in that, like the Florida or- ties etc., as insects, which sounds oddto
this mail I send '
By you a specimenof
however he be inside American
sweet ears.
hills four feet apart, and cultivated
level both it be grass; will you kindly give me the the intense bitter of the rind is I have heard of a newspaper, of en-
ways, may cut nearly of it and also state if it has
month the Ats name any too much for the canine palate, without larged views>> and illimitable horizon,
every during summer.
it grows very rank, it requires but a value for making hay? being sugar-coated like a pill. which employed upon its staff one of
few hills to make a feed for horse or The toad is a natural conjurer. Leta these "insects," that,however, claimedto
cow. It takes about two years for it Courtney,Brevard county, Fla, Sept.2,1887. "busy, bustling, curious fly" getwithin belong to the rana or frog section
The referred Professor
grass was to few inches of his and of the
to get a good paying start. One-half a nose, genus.
acre will furnish all the forage any Vasey for identification, who answered like the Frenchman's flea, the fly is not The chief delight of this learned

one horse needs. I have a patch near as follows,: there, but, as befalls the audience of .4 frog was to hop up on the nose of a

my barn, and cut with a sickle when- Your letter, together with the pack- human wizard, has been sadly taken dead lion and warble a plaintive dirge,
ever needed, only I make a rule to cut I! age of grass; for name, have been duly in. :Drop a big cockroach just in front which was far more lugubrious than

in the evening. I find that the grass received. In reply I would say that of :Mr. Toad, and-presto, change the wine inspired and Terpsichoreansongs

starts up better if cut in the evening.It the grass sent is the Panicum Gibbum, the former will vanish so quickly, that of Sindbad with the Old Man

ought to have some stable manure which you will see mentioned in my you may well sing in wonder : upon his back.

around each hill every fall. One "Descriptive Catalogue of the Grassesof Forth darts a tongue without a sound; He may have been the original, or

quart to the hill will do. It is propa the United States," page 10. It Ask The of cockroachwhere the toad that from Is he the? ground at least a near relative of the "Scien

gated from plants that-may be set most has never been tried as to its agricul- Looks calmly up at thee. tific Frog" so celebrated in song.

any time from March to August, and tural value so far as I know, but it The,appetite of our conjuring friendis "The frog,,the scientlflckestof nature'handiwork -

even later, if there happens to be belongs to a good family, and being no way fastidious. All is fish -that The frog that neither walks nor runs but
plenty of rain. It seems to thrive best apparently very thrifty and productive comes to his net. He may; not, from goes it with aJerk.

i on high pine. But it must be kept it is certainly deserving of ex limited depth of hold, be able to I give it up. ANONYMOUS.
G clean by level cultivation, and will perimentation. bolt a sword but if you roil buck-shot For the FLOBIDA DIBP.A.TCII.

g,; grow any place where the water does GEO. VASEY, Botanist. towards him, he will swallow them A Hibernating: (Exchange.Mr. .
not stand. J. H. MOORE. Washington D. C., September, 1887., down until, from excess of ballast, he Moremen should have
Keuka, Putnam Co., I .4 very valuable: varieties, and the Gib-- up by the heels, agitate him gently, public, previous l life whether to retirementfrom
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH bum is spoken of as "a perennial, and he will disgorge the pellets from had the million, boxes of or not he
A Good Fertilizer. growing in swamps and wet places in his aldermanic stomach like. a New oranges'pledged
to the Jacksonville
What fertilizer shall I use? is a the Southern States. The stem is decumbent York boodler in the grip of a court. Auction
House. We want to know
'' question often asked by the gardener branching, and rooting at of inquiry. stand. The house will have where we
.who wishes to secure thebest results.It the lower joints. This grass, if it occurs The Florida toad, being a true born to hustleif
it does this
.. is the greatest folly to attempt} to in abundance, would be of con- Southerner, is also a fire-eater, and There is us any good deal of season.

: grow good vegetables] on poor soil. siderable] value, as it furnishes a good when loitering about a camp at night, as to a good what has become curiosity expressed
f ; Green manuring is, as we have often deal of nutritious matter." We would has often delighted the hunters, and of the
Florida Fruit
;4 I said, one of the very best modes of enriching suggest that Mr. Porcher cut and cure helped decide betsby incontinently gobbling dormant in Exchange.? It Does it lie
the soil. For this purpose some of this grass and give i it to his cattle up live embers thrown to him. summer seemed to
some that it would have
there is nothing better thai the cow and see how they like it. It being a native These infernal condiments seem in been better
for them had it been
pea. In the garden they should be and a perennial it has two good his case to act as a spur, to digestion, winter. dormant last

F gown broadcast very thickly and when points in. its favor and is likely:prove' a much the same as red pepper upon a: Sept. S, 1887. >kilo>t,

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perfect garden. This will require con- profitable' beauty, the encouragement 2$ pounds, and for which I have 'realized -
C Aden siderable thought and labor. and delight af all beholders of our. at home two dollars per bushel."

._, J The central figure of a perfect gar- lovely and complete gardens. '-0. A.: Wihon, Altoona, Fin. v'
For the F&OBIDA DISPATCH. den is a live, active, wide-awake, intel- SHERMAN ADAMS. .
The Garden.NO. ligent man-or woman. A tree of Gabriella,Fla.,Aug.22,1887. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
I. life and a tree of knowledge. Life is Rhubarb, Etc.

What is a garden? Where should significant of the ceaseless activity Bermuda Onions.I Some neighbors of mine who be-

the garden be located? What,are its required in attending to the rapidly cannot say how Bermuda onions lieved in "proving all things and hold- 5
increasing wants of the growing would do on pine land, having had no ing fast" only "the good," tried Rhu- '
proper, legitimate product? Whatis plants, knowledge that that which pro- experience; I cultivate them on ham- barb and found that though it would
its importance to mankind? What motes their growth and development mock altogether. My plan in as follows grow and do well in winter and spring

degree of attention should it receive? may be intelligently.secured to them, : Early in the fall, say the latter it would always die in summer. ,..
What, mode of treatment will secure and thatthey may be shielded from part of September, or the ,first of October I have tried clover for hay. White ";.,

the most prompt, highest and most things harmful, whether it be destructive I prepare my seed bed, by clear clover will live and grow for a few
insects or other creatures, choking ing off the grass and weeds and other years, but red clover cannot stand the
beneficent results? What aiiis should
weeds, chilly winds, retarding droughtor trash: and thoroughly pulverize the summer heat. It might pay to sow ;,.
the gardener secure to produce the scorching sunshine. The care ground with a small plow. I let this clover and red top or timothy seed' in

greatest possible development? What I must be preventive as well as helpful. stand a few days and then broadcastsome October and cut hay in spring. Hay is '

influence has the complete garden The Good Book tells us that the good fertilizer on the bed, and so dear here, and these northern grasses

upon the well-being of those having it Garden of Eden, the garden of delights plow again. I repeat this process grow as well in moist, rich soil
in charge and upon the advancementof in which man was placed; was about twice or three times, at intervalsof hera in the cooler months as they do
the highest interests of humanity. I located "eastward in Eden." This is a few days. The kind of f fertilizer in the. North. I think many have

The foregoing are weighty and important no place for theological disputationsor used does not make any material. found by sad experience that it is not ,
questions, worthy the most disquisitions. We need not enter difference, so it is good, unless it be well to have all dry land. For my
considerate attention. In their full into any discussions as to its being a, stable manure, I would not advise the part I don't see how I could make a

and proper answer can be con- literal statement of an absolute fact ,of use of that, for the reason it seems to living without some wet or moist land.
centrated an epitome of the whole time and place or whether the statement produce innumerable quantity of.cutworms In such land one is sure his onion seed,
of the of that would deal celery seed, and in fact every small
history progress humanity. is figurative and allegorical. The give a great
With the of trouble if did not entirely destroy seed is sure to germinate providedit: is
garden are indissolubly record is of great, value, whatever the they -
linked the the most the As to good. The seed of the onion especially, ,
highest, importantand point of view from which it may be young plants. quan-
lasting interests of the human considered.The tity every one must.be his own judge, is so slow in coming, that it is a great t

race. The,garden furnishes food, not location was to the eastward, knowing the strength of the land and desideratum to have a seed bed always ,
only for the physical needs of the human where it received the first, beams 'of also the fertilizer. The preparationof moist,but never overflowed with water.
system, but it also supplies food the morning sun., A better locationfor the seed bed should be complete The Irish potato needs four things: ;
and stimulus for man's highest intellectual cannot be secured. The three to four weeks before planting it, abundant moisture, plenty of manure,
a garden
and spiritual aspirations. first dawn of day smiled upon it and ,and even longer would not be any disadvantage good seed and good cultivation. With-
/ The is not only the in order to the out the first the crop can never be so
.,/ garden source man at his innocent beginning cared give manure
whence are drawn supplies of health- for it. How now sigh for' the time to assimilate with the soil, and good or so remunerative. For melons,
ful food for the body, but its care hallowed many of their with become in proper condition to be util- tomatoes, sweet potatoes, snap beans, a
garden youth,
compels the activity of the intellect to all its to ized by the young plants. In November dryer soil;> is best; so that one wants, ;
vegetable growths pleasant
devise the best of between the first and fifteenth for the best results, both wet and dry
possible means pro the sight and good for food? Thereare ,say '
moting rapid growth and systematic classes of be I sow my seed. Take a shingle and land. M. C. 1
many things to secured Mandarin,Sept.7,1887.
development, while the mysteries of from the perfect garden, those sharpen one end, make a furrow aboutone MM "

life here illustrated in the progress of that stimulate and tend to. develop inch deep,. across the bed, and For the FLORIDA DISP ATOll. <
the tiny and apparently insignificantseed man's aesthetic spiritual nature and twelve to fifteen inches apart. Sow Rhubarb-Hoffman Strawberries.l t

to the mature plant or magnificenttree those that gratify the physical appe- .the seed in their furrows as regularlyand In answer to your request to,have ( .'

inspire the highest faculties of tite and sustain the bodily powers. thinly as possible,coverand gently those report who hrd tried to.grow
man to humble thought and profound The intellectual, spiritual gratification pat the ground with anything that Rhubarb, I would say that it has been ,

wonder regarding the mysterious mys- however, is placed first as being: !is convenient. All that is necessary to tried by myself and others here, from:
teriousness of the invisible life power of the most importance. Hence, do be done after this, the bed is to be kept roots from the North, and in every t l

that manifests itself throughout the not those who locate their gardens damp, and clean of grass and weeds, case,so far as I have heard, has proven !
whole realm of nature. It is beyond away from their homes deprive them- slightly breaking the surface with a, a failure.I .
man's comprehension, but it tends to selves of the most truly importantpart rake. Between the planting of the do not wish to injure the, business
spiritualize his thoughts and lead him I of the benefits that may and bed and the first of January following, of those advertising the Hoffman seed-
to endeavor to subdue his grosser passions should be derived from the garden, I prepare thoroughly the ground to ling strawberry plants, but I wish to '
and impulses, and place himselfas securing only the grosser and more which I expact to transfer the plants? say that, after one. year's trial, I did
far as possible en rapport with the material part?" by frequently plowing and fertilizing not think them worthy of cultivation,
eternal life spirit that pervades the As the what broadcast. By January 1st, the and have plowed them up. i
universe. I difference history be progresses noted a weather having been favorable, and While I cannot endorse all. Mr..
Therefore, we turn naturally to our !I between may philosophically the of the all the above conditions compliedwith Phelps says in the last DISPATCH, I I
man as recipient
sacred Scriptures that and un- the, plants have attained
great intellectual and well young think his article worth several times "
failing reservoir of the best thoughtsof spiritual, as as the sufficient size to be }
benefits of the and transplanted. the cost of a year's subscription. Will.
all the to see what light physical garden, Then lay off ground In rows
past ages, : his after toilsome laborious conditionas your he please give us his reasons for ,:
that will give us regarding this important tiller of the ? about an inch or inch and a half deep planting his orange trees ten feet
11 subject The Garden, and we a mere ground and eighteen inches wide, take up closer one way than the other. "
are not disappointed; none are who A good, a fine, choice garden thenis your plants carefully, using a small W. H. MANN.
rightly seek therein, for it is a com- the native, natural heritage of man. paddle in, order to preserve all the Mannville, Fla.,Aug.25,1887.Strawberries.. .
plete portrayal of man's life history, It is to the garden, rather than to the roots possible, set in the rows ten to "

physical, intellectual and spiritual.By field, that we should give our chief twelve inches apart, using a little '
perusal of the early chapters of attention if we desire to secure the water to each plant if the ground is A lady to 5
correspondent wants ;!
Genesis we learn that the three primal highest good possible for our whole not sufficiently wet from, rains. The .
know which the best varieties of
requirements for a garden are earth, nature. It more fully supplies all our whole process afterwards consists in are
water and light; also, that there must wants, spiritual, intellectual and phy-- frequent working with hoe and raketo strawberries for home use, for Orange *

be proper and thorough drainage sep sical.Florida keep the ground clear of weeds and county, and where plants can be pro- ly
arating the water from the earth, and is the land above all others grass,avoiding heaping the soil around cured.; Let us heap from the gardeners ;!
that the garden must be watered suffi- for completeigardens,for:happy homes, the plants as much as possible. An on this subject. .%

ciently. Then, before further prepa- for prosperous and contented lives. onion crop conducted after this plan .. ., I
ration of the soil for the reception of Let the people of other less favored willb gin to ripen about the first of For FLORIDA.DISPATCH j'

plants and seed, the true gardener will, States cultivate their broad fields, be May, under favorable l circumstances, Blue Grabs. j
create in his mind a mental picture of tillers of the ground if they will, but which may be known by the tops Please teJ1 Mr. Poppleton that he .:
what the garden is to be when it shall let us Floridians give our chief atten- falling to the ground. This has been can catch the last one of his "blue, 1
have attained its growth. He must, tion to the making and care of com- the plan followed for several years crabs" by turning a small steel trap

see it mentally before he can go to plete and beautiful gardens, until the past, and with success. I say success- over the hole-that is, bottom up. ,
work rightly to materialize his spiritual whole State shall become one broad fully, because I have raised onions of J. D. MITCHEL.

conceptions if he would, : make F a expanse of attractive-, productive .and this variety. that tipped. the beam at Daytona,Volusla, County,Fla.,Aug.25,1887. '

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; struck ,me that this was the opportu- here. I never tried them before, and I.sively 1 used, ;yet we fancy it is not so
0mament rlO cultUPe. nity to secure the longed-for green lawn. should think that they would make i well known it deserverto be, or it
So we moulded our walks, borders, very desirable pot plants for our win I would be even more' generally and
BY W. C. STEELE.. swards and grounds of-sand and all dows. I received my bulb from California extensively cultivated. In habit it is
.. .. .. over the surface here and there, one and planted it in a pot 'of com- naturally scandent, makes growth of
Impatiens SultanL good sprig say to the footsquare, we paratively rich earth. It lay there considerable length,and for that reason
stuck into the sand runners of the for'about six months. All at once a'' it is also cultivated as a hanging
Bermuda grass, then we left'it. Three dozen or so flowers sprang up, on del- plant> for vases and hanging'' baskets.
months after we returned and foundour icate, supple stems,'but no sign of a But it.is none the l less suitable for bedding
grounds literally taken with the leaf. I suppose they will come later. : When in a procumbent posi-
grass, it forming a solid mat' and My flowers are of a delicate pink color, tion it makes a more dense and robust
standing a foot deep. We clipped it with dark red in the centre.I growth, and shows less tendency, to
short, and after the first rain'it showedup put my plant in the mbrning. sun, throw out long, loose branches than
green and continued to do so moreor and water it frequently. when allowed, to droop over the edgeof
less all }Vinter. As soon as spring IMOGENE. a vase. The leaves are of a very
opened it showed up a very decided "Dreamland Knoll," September 7, 1887. peculiar formation. They are shaped
%._. and very handsome green, and will The Tiger lily does not grow wild like a spindle, thickest in the middle
continue to do so until November.We in Florida. The only native lily'is and pointed on both ends, their sub-
[ No wood engraving; can do justiceto let the mule keep it mowed 'short. ,,Lilium Catesbsei i, which bears only stance being pulpy, and containing a
the beauties of a well grown speci which adds much to its beauty, be- very large percentage of water.. The
flower the stalk.
men of this plant. sides entertaining the mule. Mean one on plant is, therefore, well able to'withstand -
While it holds the moulded sand in There is evidently something wrong very hot and dry weather; at
It is not a plant for the open ground, makes'the with the bulb the beans
shape and ground and walks Cyclamen as the; same time it is able to resist con-
;. but in the house it is a "thing of beau- as firm as.any bluegrass 'sod. This should appear before the flowers. The siderable cold, and it seldom is affectedby
ty and a joy forever.' was done without fertilizing, but a ,little eauty of this plant is 'not properly damp weather. In its growth it
It is very regular in shape, and under fertilizer sown in the grass each appreciated. It is a very constant lies so closely and evenly on the
would doubtless do' Our bloom and in winter the flowers last
conditions is covered with spring good. along ground that it requires very little
, proper green grass plot has been a great comfort time. Under favorable circum- trimming, unless to cut off the small
a sheet of bloom from January 1st to to us. Accustomed to the green' stances one blossom will remain on the yellow flowers which in some arrangements
December 31st. lawns, fields and woodlands of the plant in perfect condition for several are objectionable.

Its manner of growth, the shape of bluegrass country, our eyes grew tl'6eb.-En. HORT. ..
the leaves and succulent appearanceof weary and our flesh faint looking at .emsOthonna Floral Decorations.The .

the stems all show its close relation the everlasting, never ending sand. Crassifolia. following is from Vick't Maga-
It! has also excited great admirationon This'is one of the best plants thereis zine :
ship to the Balsam so commonly cultivated i-
the of others but
part no great for a hanging basket. According,to "To the earnest seeker material may
in our gardens. In ,our: experience emulation I regret to say. Bermuda be always had with which to do beautiful -
the from ,,
it has been universally admired.So would make good solid roads and following account Currie'sMonthlyt work. Nature is lavish in her
streets, where the travel was light and the plant has other uses. If
far, we have never heard any one gifts to us if we will but see and use
speak of it otherwise than favorably in the light of this experiment of it will stand the'hot sun and sands of. them; she scatters them in rich profu-
; mine I cannot see why a great portionof a Florida summer, it would be very sion over garden and meadow' and
but, ,to show how differently it appearsto our fine lands might not be 'profit, desirable. Who will test the matter? wood, and flings her choicest treasures
some people, we quote the opinionof ably devoted to it. MACK. ,
In these times when carpet-beds: ,: as broadcast to every breeze. But who
Rose'Terry Cooke as written to the Lake County, September. 3,1887.' they are popularly called, are so muchin can arrange like nature? Go,' learnof
..American Garden: "Impatiens sul- fashion, the gardener'' 'is always on her, study her ways, imitate her
.\\t8.ni.did blossom, for me, but, oh! whata "One Thing" and "Another. the lookout for suitable plants for methods; does she crowd a dozen 'different
The"Bhvncospermum Jasminoides"is their formation. All plants? for that kinds of blossoms so closely
'fezzenless flower
a a beautiful climber, worthy of more purpose have necessarily to be of a together that, "cheek by jowl" with
would say. A tiny, flat, disagreeablypink extended cultivation. It spreads rapidly dwarf and'mostly compact habit. Some never a leaf or blade of green,betweento
flower, that could not compare and is easy to raise. In the northeastern are wanted which will readily submit to modify tints or intensify shades,
with the bright deer's grass of our portion of Florida, it is in be shorn! to a uniform height of three or every color seems to quarrel with every
meadows; a clear, succulent stem, that common use, but in thf southern partsit four*inches at most, while others irerequiredto other? No; in her arrangements is
is seldom seen. It has been so often carry out the'design, which light, graceful, airy, no jostling or
suggested water weeds and purslane; a described that I will not "'travel the grow even dwarfer, not over an inchto or crowding; but in her won-
'generally squalid, cheap,calico air old paths," but will simply' say that it two inches above the surface of the 'Sacking she will so dispose the

about it that, I trust, will be a 'nov- should be more generally cultivated.It ground. To 'carry out designs of embossed fronds of a Fern or the leaflets of an
J elty' all my days to me." is often called "Star Jessamine," work it is necessary to have a Arbor Vitae, that each is integrant,
It is a wise provision of Providence which it does not in the least resem- plant of fine or compact foliage and ofa and can hardly be taken away without
ble. The "Star Jessamine" is only a procumbent habit; and if such a being missed.
that people all should not see alike. half climber, and the foliage is soft, one Can' be obtained' which, will natu- Over a rough, gray, lich Iiel rocfc,
Yet, how it is possible for one who the flowers pure white and star shaped. rally grow very low and even, it, is she will fling a veil of Gypsophilas,
loves flowers and writes so interestingly I,The Rhyneospermum has vine like :very much, prized. Another requisiteis like the mist for lightness, bend above
., about them, to miss seeing the strongest cord, the leaves are stiff and of the,utmost importancef plant and about that the statelier form' and
and highly polished, the flowers : must have robust constitution ableto
beauties waxy a deeper green of Bracken or Maiden-
of Impatiens is
past have a ,ragged edge, which would at withstand all kinds of summer. hair, and if still above that, a Columbine ,
our,, 4 comprehension.. once distinguish them from those of weather, hot'or cold, wet or dry. A swings its honied cells to the
4 of the "Star Jessamine. The Rhyn- goodly number of plants are in every breeze, or a wild Ivy or grape'flings (la
For the FLORIDA. DIS'P A..TCH.. cospermum can be purchased from way.except in,hardinesssuitable for few wayward branches or tendrily
A Bermuda Lawn. any florist for 25 cents. They :can the work in question, but only for vines to wave above or encircle the
Your columns show an interest on also be raised from cuttings, but I that one reason are of no use. whole, before climbing the overshadowing -
the part of a good many persons in believe it is difficult.I The gardener, cannot run the risk tree to survey the effect, she
the question,: "Can green lawns be have been experimenting with of having a bed rendered wholly un- but sets an example of artistic arrangement
had;in Florida?" I do not wonder at several plants and bulbs this season. attractive about the middle of the which we would do well to imitate -

the doubt implied in the.question, for I had Larkspurs and, Heliehrysum season, owing to the failure of some I but may never hope to excel:"
one may travel all over South Florida (Straw-flowers), and they 'did very particular kind of plant. The major- S4-----
and not find one home in a* hundred well and looked very pretty,''but' they' ity of dwarf; compact plants succumbto A fine specimen of the wild Poin-
with a green lawn ; still, they can be did not last long, and the sun soon damp, most prevalent during ,hot, setta may be seen on Mr. G.W. Bid-
had, and had here as easily ,as any- scorched them. But I think if I had moist and sunless weather. The same I dell's lovely place in East Orlando. It
where, and much' more quickly than put them in a partially shaded location plants might be proof against the hot- was found growing wild in Davenport
some places. We live on a high pine that they would have bloomed test or driest, or, perhaps, very cold hammock, in Polk county. Its blazing ) -
hill, the ground slope4$n every direction until fall. weather, but' be wholly ,unable to red terminal leaves, which hold
; hence, while it is good, fine soil, I had some beautiful Tiger; Lilies, stand hot' and wet weather. The I their color throughout the ; have
it is pretty dry. On' the apex of this which I planted in a shady place, and Othonna is by no :means a new plant, the 'appearance of some gay year: flower
hill is our house. Last year, i in July, they were a success. The wild Tiger neither is'it unknown to gardeners as and are handsome indeed.' It groins
we'went North,the house, meanwhile, Lilies grow here,in the low pine land. a suitable bed for carpe-bedding. Fora as a weed in the hammocks of South
being uninhabited. Before starting it Cyclamens, I think, are not grown number of years it has been exten- Apopka. : ,d,





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dolls moving about, and the feelingwas looks more like snow than soil. Thisis long continued; today is cool."' So
Interests.; anything but pleasant when, the Florida pine land, about which many times'the last two months L Have

turning a crescent-shaped curve in more anon. wished for a good Northern breeze,
BY MBS. E. A. HILL. the mountains, we could see both ends that this day is a boon not to be
of the train, and just ahead of us the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. despised.
From Illinois to Florida.BY mouth of a tunnel that was waiting to NOT ALL-SHADOW. 1 miss my pleasant rides on well:

H. C. REESE.PART swallow us alive! There are only Facts as They Appear to One. kept roads every evening after ,tea;
.. L 0 twenty-nine tunnels between Cincin- I Editor Home Intereatt: instead, I have swung in the hammockon

If the editor of Home Interest ex- nati and Jacksonville, one a mile long i If Mrs E. M. W., of Satsuma, Fla., the veranda and gloried in the sunset -
tends the "right hand of fellowship"to and the other twenty.eight, seemingly, I will visit Hawthorne, Alachua county, which, as my little boy often says,
our interrogating sister of the "old but a foot or two shorter-imagine it, i we can show her very good beef, goes all the way round the horizon.
sucker State" simultaneously with)her, ye who can! The lamps in the car' splendid fresh yellow butter, and nice When I told him the sun was in the
I extend the left hand, humbly and were mysteriously lighted early in the rich milk ; some beautiful iat short West, he answered, "Well, mamma,
cordially asking you to "hold fast all morning, and a shiver ran through us horn and Jersey grade milk cows the sun may be round there, but the
I give you" for, I have a clear mem- at the gloomy prospect of darkness, lovely Bermuda grass lawns ; barns full; 'set1 is here. to-night," and it was glo
of fourteen residence in smoke and unearthly noises, when, rious.,
ory years of excellent hay more corn than our
central Illinois and know your discomforts bang! tush! and here we are whirling farmers can use; before another Another discomfort is no help but

are not imaginary. Ah no, along beneath the 'earth's surface' comes in ; plenty of watemelons crop yet colored, and they not trustworthy;
not by any means; for what can be that we used to love (1)) to study aboutin for sale in our stores, at from ten to the hottest days, one unaccustomed
more real than the distressing colds our geographies. Never did we twenty cents each we have just eaten heretofore to do cooking,and weighing
and catarrhs that invariably follow the dream in those halcyon days that we one which was enough; for three of us .80 pounds solid, must stand over a
would be underneath it and alive be- fire and meals for the
sudden changes peculiar to local raging prepare
your : and it was as nice as I could wish for.
ity? You are kept indoors by snow fore the age of forty! But, wake up, We have had them since June four dear[ .ones; they must eat, and cookingmust
and chilling winds for five months in all, for you must not, miss this sight. months is a long watermelon .season; be done. Fortunately the 180
the year, and, seemingly, as soon as Here, in the Cumberland mountains, !anywhere.We dwind ed one-third that amount long
the doors are open in the spring, and is a narrow, shallow, rapid stream, the get a supply of fresh eggs at ago; albeit the process was not agreeable -
you think you can now draw a good waters of which are perfectly green fifteen cents dozen' nice large fat > ,; and just here, why cannot some
per ;
long breath of outdoor air, here comes excepting where it is lashed into foam chickens at twenty cents each-all we one interested find some means of providing
"millions of flies," like' the plagues of over the rocks. "The Emery river," can use. Ice at three cents pound. good helpers from cities that
Egypt, settling on chandeliers, mirrors said a passenger pleasantly in reply to In July we got plenty of peaches at are overcrowded. London and New t
picture-frames, dining-table, etc., my inquiry, "Emery," I said; it should sixty-five cents per bushel, forpreserv- York have a host of homeless poor
until the spirit of tidiness drives you "Emerald" for I never saw such a ing, etc. who would gladly come if the way
to the univeral but distressing wire- lovely green; and there is a little townon One can have all the comforts of was made plain; they would gladly
its banks back the the heat and labor and would
screens through which scarcely a nestling among life here by using j judgment and spare we
mountains. I and energy share homes and ,them
breath of air passes; in consequence longed to stop stay besides have fruit and vegetables .all gladly our help
.... 'of which you take your work, be it a forever but fate sent us on. the round, and each adds to to a self-sustaining and better life.I .
year year
sewing machine, or a dish-pan, to the We made a short stop at the pros- this list., have no fault to find with the in-
porch or shade of a tree, hoping for a perous city of Chattanooga, where we We are all in perfect health. I sects-those I can manage. We haveno
little rest to stifled and tired first witnessed the preparation of coke weigh more by several ,pounds than mosquitoes, no fleas; flies we'shut
nerves, when lo I baffle again I for a mineral coal taken. from the moun- ever before in life. We find that out; gnats we endure; snakes I have ,
tains and burned in immense fur- my fear of think I rather liked''
sweeping over the great prairies comes Florida's climate and oranges are NOT no always
one of those alternately hot and cold naces. her only "strong points but there are their grace of motion.
monsoons that seems to come first froma The air was warm and balmy, and We miss our Northern fruit, more

frying pan, and then from an iceberg, our walk in the moonlight very re- many.It is an easy place to make a living particularly as we have not yet startedour
and hopelessly driven into the house, freshing,and the almost oriental apathyof here, if not at Satsuma. My husband garden; the raspberries, of whichwe
there you are at your desk, swelter- the people very restful after a busy found Florida 'on comparison with left six varieties, the currants,
ing in a darkened room, crying to the life in a Western mercantile city. other States north of this, above strawberries, apples, etc.; but we are
Florida sisters for "Honor Bright," information ;By some mistake of the ticket agentwe for a home. After an extensive pleased to find that the guava will
in regard to home life in were compelled to change cars at a par trip this summer with a view of mak- take the place of part of those. One
"fair Florida." small station in Georgia,and pass over ing a change, he returned full of has to learn by some mortifying experiences -

As one never gets a better idea of an unfrequented route through the Florida and satisfied that this is the how to cook in this new life-
the facts regarding a people or coun- dreariest of Georgia pineries, with but for him. I was to mak- and what to cook-how, and when to
place opposed
try than from private journals,pardonme one other passenger, a lumber dealer change before he went. eat. By rising with the Min we can .
ing any
if I draw a little from mine, with- from Michigan, who was shipping yel- With health and comforts .around prepare) a breakfast and eat it com-
out any attempt, however, at copying low pine lumber to Pullman for the us, success in business, and the finest fortably; a lunch at mid-day is all a
verbatim; also, that you may have an manufacture of the Pullman cars, and climate summer and winter in the woman ought to do for her family
intelligent understanding of events by whom we were entertained with a United States, I am much in love with here; and a sapper at sundown; or a
narrated, I will venture the informa- description of the lumber and turpen Florida. We came here six dinner we have adopted.
tion that our family consists of five tine industry of that section, over from Tennessee and I would years not My chief discomfort I have kept: for
myself and husband and three many a mile which otherwise would ago the last-a kind of nettle rash, or
persons back to live there for reason
have been almost unbearable in its go any heat has taken of
Children, Emily, Newton and Dell, able consideration. prickly possession
aged, respectively, fourteen, twelve heat and swampy dreariness. When MRS. W. 8. M. me until every move filings' with a
and seven years.Jacksonville the shut-up-edness of the Illinois win- Hawthorn, Fla., Sept.b, 1887. torture almost unbearable; this is my
'J Fla.,March 31st 1887. ters passes out of memory then will experience. My husband likes Flor
"We left D- the first day of the dreariness of Georgia pineries'and For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ida, his only regret being that thus farI
March, and as. this is the last day of not before. Open to Conviction. do not seem ,adapted to pioneer life.
\ the month would be well to recapitulate For many hours there was nothingto Mrs.E.A.Hill: We have a pretty home and a fine
the doings of the last four weeks. be seen but low swampy pine land DEAR MADAM-I have been strong grove, and if I can conquer the difficulties -
We took the Queen and Crescent I dotted frequently with a* shanty, or a I I ly tempted to relate my experiencesince in the way I may learn to like
route, and on arriving at Cincinnati saw mill, absolutely nothing else, not coming here l last March from a Florida. I am open to conviction.H. .
found the Ohio river overflowing its an animal even; the day was intensely Northern city, but feared to have an K. P.
banks and the tracks in the depot submerged I hot, so that we were compelled to take undue influence upon any who might .
compelling us to take a lum, off shoes and stockings to relieve the I be wavering in their decision to come Outside Paint.
bering omnibus for a two miles ride to burning feet; and add to this the underbrush or stay. All the pleasant things that To three parts crude petroleum and
a point on the road where the track in the woods all on fire and the have been said of ,Florida I fully one part linseed oil, add sufficient min-
was above water. This was a foretaste I smoke intolerable, and you have only agree to ; it'is the land of fruits and eral paint to give the desired body,
only of the rest .of the journey, for i it a meagre idea of a Georgia pinery. I: flowers and sunsets-of cloud effects and apply it with a brush. For bet-
was a long, weary three-days ride,, said if this is the South, :what must that are simply wonderful-of climate ter buildings, white lead may be ad-
which no one, not in perfect health,, Sub-Tropical Florida be! Theshadesof that is perfection; but there, I must ded in the proportion of one pound of
should undertake unless they can pro- night draw on and we look. out oi fs: stop; one cannot live on beauty only, lead to five of mineral paint. Crude
cure a sleeping car. the windows and exclaim, "What ia I and.if you will not dub me a grumbler petroleum costs only six to eight cents
"As we crossed the high bridge in l that?" "Snow," said Newton, "sand," I will make out a list of a' few per gallon by the barrel, and can be
Kentucky (said to be the highest in l said Emily. Sure enough this is Florida of many things I miss. Wo will say easily obtained through any druggistor
the looked down sand which to Northern of the heat it has been. dealer in oils in or'vilSEP'JEHBn
world), we upon some I eyes accustomed nothing general any town, -
squatters beneath, that, looked like I either to black; .soil, or grass,, everywhere; here i it is steady and lage. .




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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. an alarmist; taking his reports and ard in his reply to Mr. Bielby (as Is there any evidence in these facts I

warnings without due considerationfor published in the DISPATCH), and in that these insects are more than a con-
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.
p ,110:. --- - -- --- other:: practical bearings of the sub- which we used it in the comment to comitant of the disease? or that \

Contents.. ject, the horticulturist would find him which Mr. Bielby takes exception ; as they injure the trees to any greater ex-

THE GROVE-Disease or Insect; Fertilizer self face to face with utter ruin, yet in meaning simply "pertaining to an or- tent than the loss of sap they extract

for Fm Grove ORCHARD; Prefers-The the Navel.fig, its...origin.. .,"'775TIIx the long run we seldom find the aggregate gan or its functions'the general appli- involves, which is not serious, exceptin

history.,value propagation domestic, varieties uses,etc, commercial ....-. 776 production in any particular line cation of the word, and referable in rare instances, such as is reportedby
Do not rune Figs Prolific Figs WhiteAdriatfc lessened reason of insect this connection
Figs......;.t>.... ... ....;.. 777 by ravages. to any pathological Mr. Franklin?
THE. FABM-Good Grasses; A good Fertdllzer We would not, for a moment, disparage disturbance. It does not seem We are inclined to believe that giv-
; Panicum Gibbum...u....... 778
r CORRESPONDENCE-Batrachlan Courtesy the entomologist nor under- to us that Mr. Bielby's restricted ing the trees proper food, cultivationand
As to the Toad, a Study in Natural medical definition of soil conditions is
F History; A Hibernating(Ex) change.. 778 value the importance of his work, as suggested by
p THE GARDEN-The Garden, No.1; Bermuda which has not been overrated per se; organic disease as "a destructive Mr. Bielby in his second hypothesis,
Hoffman Strawberries; Strawberries he has rendered invaluable service in change, progressive in its nature and will be found more efficacious in erad-
Blue Crabs .. .. ... .. . .. ..... .. ;. 779 i "
ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURAL- fighting the potato beetle, the orange necessarily fatal, can be properly ap- icating the disease than any attemptto
One patlens thing Sultan and!; A Another Bermuda; Othonna Lawn; scale and other insect enemies'; but plied to the diseases of plants, as tne destroy the insects.

Crasslfolltt; Floral Decorations . .780 we would urge the importance of technical distinction between func- We hope Mr. Franklin will favor
HOME INTEREsTs-From Illinois to Flur-
, ida; Not all Shadow; Facts as they appear manitaining clearly the distinction tional and organic diseases is by no the readers of the DISPATCH with his
; to one Open to conviction Outside -
Points; .. .... ... .. .. .... ;. .. 781 between the work of insects and or- means as clearly defined as with ani- subsequent experience and observation -

EDITORIAL nanas .Insect.. .. ...or. .Disease.. .....;. .Ab.utJ3a-. ... .. .. 782 ganic diseases which resemble each mals, and plants often recover after bearing on this point, and thatwe
METEOROLOGICAL. ..... ...... .. .. .... ..... 783 losing the greater portion of organismfrom
other in their effects the plant, shall have a general discussion of
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT........ ...... 783 upon
MARKETING Florida Shippers' Union, especially as applied to the citrus disease. this subject in all its bearings. and
a bites State who Association select agents with to Local ship Assem-, etc.; fruits cultivated in this State. Mr. Mr. Hubbard evidently makes the from every standpoint.

both Selling Producer Florida and Fruit Seller to advantage, Different of H. G. Hubbard, who, unlike most same mistake in attributing "die- 4

storage schemes apparently tried and found the only wanting hop, cold of entomologists, is also a skillful horti- back" to fungus, that many do in About Bananas.

success; Selling Florida Fruit .. ...... 7S4 culturist, in his excellent treatise on attributing all the ills that plants are The navel battle has ceased very
POULTRY YARD-Domestic Ducks in Flor-
ida;Treatment of Capons ....... .. ... 785 the "Insects Affecting the Orange," heir to to insects; for, while he says, much after the manner of some of the

FLORIDIANA-A and Lake counties Tour; St.through Andrew's Orange Bay 786 prepared as special agent of the "The peculiar microscopic fungus naval engagements which took place

STATE ITEMS..... ........ ........ ..... ... 787 United States Agricultural Depart- which causes'die-back is undoubtedlywell before the introduction of steamina
NURSERY-Starting Buds, Bending the
It.ockslnstead of cutting them off.. 788 ment in the Division of Entomology, known to mycologists. The dis- dead calm. As the smoke grad-
.. _
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Insect or Disease. recognizes the point we make ; we ease yields readily to treatment with ually lifts, each contestant finds himself

quote from his introduction : dilute carbolic or creosote washes, andis more or less battered, and wonders
The diseases
of fruit trees are little
curable by these he what advantages have been gained by
simple means
understood. Thousands of successful In plants, as in animals, the outward ,
orchardists keep their trees in healthy, I symptoms do not always indicate adds, "providing the exciting cause is his opponents, still plainly in view,
the of distur- and where it will break afresh
plainly cause physical removed, plainly implying that the out
vigorous condition, it is true, but this
bance. There is often need of skillful l
fungus is not the cause at all, but when a breeze springs up and renders
I is usually done by the application of diagnosis before it is possible to intel-
merely a concomitant of the disease maneuvering possible.The .
..plant hygiene unaided by pathological ligently apply a remedy. Naturally,
i..knowledge, and in most instances these in exogenous plants, where vital grow. Mr. Hubbard continues: monotony of the situation is

rules of health are applied in such an ing parts are near the surface, we look The exciting cause of "dieback"has suddenly broken by the removal of
for the most part to external enemiesfor been variously ascribed to over- the seat of action from the high seas to
empirical way as to be only local in the of disease and insects
cause upon fertilization, deep planting, imperfect
the Andaman Islands the Allutiau
their bearing and comparatively valueless the natural foes of the vegetable drainage, the presence of humic acid ,
as a basis for general conclusions. world, suspicion falls most readily and in the soil, and finally to insects. Archipelago, El Dorado de la Petro-

There being no pomological patholo- with greatest [apparent] reason. Do While there is good reason to suppose paulouski, and other contiguous regions -
gistsand the diseases of fruit trees beingso the leaves of an orange tree turn yellow that conditions of the soil;or of culti- hostilities opening with a vigorous -
and fall to the round, some worm, vation unfavorable to the growth of banana fusilade. We think the
little understood by those engagedin we suspect, is gnawing at the root: or the plant, render it liable to the at-
fruit culture,growers have naturally, scale insects are sapping the vital tacks of fungus diseases, there is no evi- spectators enjoy the change, in fact
but very inaptly, turned to entomolo- fluids from the bark. Are the blos- dence that in this case its presence is dueto anything to keep up the excitement is

gists for information and guidance, in I II soms blasted, the fruit dropping or the depredations of insects. welcome in these last days of summer

I I this matter ; naturally, because these splitting blame we are inclined to lay the The foregoing, we believe, indicatesthe while the mercury lingers painfullynear
t scientists have been in mak- upon some sucking bug or upon of most the top of the greased pole and
engaged some, it may be, harmless insect we opinion practical orange ,
extensive into chance the But of whom have the scorched and dead en suite bears
ing investigations certain to see upon plant. growers, many given
disturbances of the vital economyof these phenomena are not always at- expression to their views on "die-i silent witness to the days that, Dave 10

plants closely resembling disease, tributable to insect agencies, although back" in the public prints. gone before.
they are often [?] correctly so assigned. I
Mr. adduces in Time was when we thought we knew
really differing widely therefrom ; They are frequently the result of Bielby support of
inaptly,because the student of insect life pathological disturbances, as obscurein ; the theory that insects have caused something about bananas, but we are

is not likely to be a close observer of their origin as are many diseases of the trouble he reports, the fact that, beginning to realize that we don't. In t

the affections of plants, except such as animals. certain insects are found in large num view of recent developments we see

' result from the attack of insects ; the We have been lead to these remarksby bers among the affected trees, and ,that clearly that we don't know how to

insectologer inadvertantly, though :the seemingly new orange affection these insects do unquestionably suck raise them, that we don't know what

naturally, and with commendable pro- reported by Mr. C. F. A. Bielby, of'the sap from the tender shoots, one, to call the different kinds after we

fessional pride, magnifies the depreda- DeLand, in our issue of the 29th ult., of these sap suckers, which seems to be tI I have raised them, and that we don't

tions of insects and the injurious effects under the heading "A New Orange the most active in this instance, beingan know which kind is the best eating

of their attacks upon trees and I Disease," and his comments which ap ( Aulacizes) new to the Depart. after we have given it a name.

plants, thereby increasing the importance pear elsewhere in this issue. Mr. ment. Dr. Moore gives the same facts I As the "dark horse" holds the field

of his investigations in the eyes of Bielby concedes that his trees are affected in support of his theory that the "die- and the banana banner bearing the

horticulturists and heightening the with "die-back." Mr. Hubbardclasses back" is caused by the JEuthochtha strange device El Bobo al la Mitchell

appreciation of his efforts on the part this as one of several organic galeator, and Mr. Franklin ditto, re- waives proudly o'er the scene of disas-

of those who view the matter from a diseases resembling the work of insects garding the green soldier bug. Entomologists -. ter, we would suggest that it is fitting

'! purely utilitarian standpoint. The but clearly differing therefrom.He L. enumerate numerous insects I time for the routed and crest-fallen

entomologist in his relations, to fruit uses the term organic in the same with the same habit of sucking the combatants to bury their animosities

growing and gardening is necessarily sense in which it is used by 'Mr. How- juices from tender growth., I in a common woe, and to join:issueF"








against a common foe. Let it be We are indebted to Major A. J. PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Wanted. .

Hobson's Choice to reach southwardhis McCrory\ for a fine specimen stalk and $1,000,000 worth of paying orange or
CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, cocoanut groves.
flower of the on
capacious "sailor paw" and grasp : "ginger plant, grown We can dispose of them in the next six
his place, near town. As this is the THE FLORIDA DISPATCHis months without advertising. Groves

the younger Pliny's "beautifully first one known to have flowered in a 24-page weekly devoted to AGRICULTURE, must pay? from 13 to 15 per cent. on ask-

moulded 'Lady Fingers and while this region, it is of no small interest in :.HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION. ing price. Write us at once for particu-
Putnam and Manatee\ "clapp hands his neighborhood. The stalk is 8 lars. We want the largest and bestgroves
in the State. Address,
of Subscription.
across the bloody chasm," the "Old inches in length, while the lanceolated THE SOUTH APOPKA LAND AND IMP.CO.
about 10 Theseare Two Dollars per year, in advance,postpaid
leaves inches long.
Guard" will DISPATCH throughout the are to any part of the United States or Canada: OCOE, Orange Co., Fla.
disposed alternately on two oppo- to foreign countries comprised in Postal tH
horticultural camp their rejoicing' o'er The Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. A Home in Florida.
site sides of the stem. flowering The date when the subscription expires is
the meetings of the chiefs. Hart and stems are located immediately in the on the Address Label of each paper, the Your attention is called to the offer ofa
change of which to a subsequent date be- lot in Macedonia\ City and year's sub-
Reasoner united who knows centre of the stalk. The flowers are a other ,
perhaps, comes a receipt for remittance. No receipt to of this State.
scription a leading paper
is sent unless
we shall learn something after all pure white, and not unlike a lily in The paper is stopped requested.at expiration of the for $4. Macedonia City is fifteen miles
form, from which order no doubt it subscription,unless previously renewed. south of the terminus of the Florida
about bananas. flourishes When a change of address is desired, both Southern R. R. at Trabue and overlooksthe
comes. The ginger plant the old and new addresses should be given. ,
f best in low moist places,,and that, too, far-famed bay of Charlotte Harbor,
The Australian scale insect has
Remittancesat the most magnificent sheet of water in
in a warm climate. It is a native of the South. An unparallelled offer. For
played sad havoc among the groves the risk of the sender unless made by
the East Indies
Asia and although
registered letter or by check, express order, copies of paper and for full particulars,
and orchards of California, and it be- is cultivated with large profit in the or postal order, payable to CHAS. W. DA- address THE EQUATOR PUB. Co.,
COSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch, Key West Fla.
,hooves our nurserymen, grove and or- West Indies, particularly in Jamaica. ,

chardists to keep a sharp lookout for Can there be any good reason why To Advertisers. In Twelve 4 Hours.
this should not also] be one of the The DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL -
this pest. A letter was received by I JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a Mr. W.L. Starling,Delta,Ark.writes:
profitable industries of this section?- large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe
"Your Hughes' Tonic is doing much
the Board of Trade of Jacksonville in
United States and foreign countries-
Titusville Sun.Thomas wherever the interest is turned Southward.It good in this country. It never fails to
relation to the insect, which was referred IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING ME- cure chills and fever. My little daughterhad
Simms, of Altamonte DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- fever, and Hughes' Tonic broke it
to a committee for investigation. Springs, has a novelty in his grounds: tate,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, !I up in twelve hours.
Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable -
which is liable to attract a good deal to reach our winter visitors or our Prepared by R. A. Robinson & Co.,
1S4 of attention horticulturists. It rapidly Increasing permanent population. Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, Ky.
On the 1st inst., we received fromC. among Sold at retail by druggists generally. .
is a seedling "China berry": or Prideof
S. Burgiss, of the Riverside (Cal.) India tree. It is from seed plantedby Advertising Rates Waverly Stock. 4 Farm.

nurseries, a bunch of grapes of the Mr.\ Simms which was gathered $1.00per inch first insertion* 50 cents per \
inch for each subsequent insertion.Preferred Cows and Heifers in Calf to "Panic"No.
White Malaga variety. They were from the common variety of the tree 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club.

mailed on the 25th of August, but .unfortunately which grows so numerously in Florida. Positions, Next Reading or on Cover: Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, .
.J / The peculiarity of this specimen is its $1.40 per inch first insertion; 70 cents per made 778 pounds of butter in one year.
were too much damaged, color. Instead of the dark rich inch for subsequent insertion. Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the
greenof 10 cent. oft on 3 months' contracts.
per Duke of No.
on arrival, to be eaten ; in size of both the China tree, the foliage and foot ro" "on 6" Darlington, 2,460PanIc'sdsire.
30" "on 12" Her calf sold for $12,000.
berry and bunch they exceed very stalks of this one are of a beautiful Advertisements JUST be acceptable in Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a
J tint. Mr. Simms EVERY respect. son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's
_ considerably the Malagas of the light straw, or cream THE FLORIDA DISPATCH Is sent free to g. g.
reports the tree in a thrifty, healthy those who advertise in it,as long as advertisement SCHBADEB BROS.
shops. Tallahassee Leon County. Fla..
4 condition, and says it is growing as continues.Address .

.; Alex. D. Roussel, of Jacksonville, rapidly as other seedlings of the China CHAS. W. DACOSTA Jacksonville.,Publisher Florida.We Fish Compost.4

week of North- tree of the same age. It is evidentlya
'. started this on a tour the For Vegetables and Trees. Unsur-
Whether it can be successfully -
i ern States, giving steroptican exhibi-- sport. would call the attention of our passed for strawberry per
propagated and the color re readers to the advertisement of the Ben- bbl. Address T. L. JENERsoN & SON,
tions of Florida scenery. This will bea tamed remains to be tested. If Mr.: son Chemical Company, of Baltimore. Fruitland, Fla. "

good advertisement for the State. Simms can propagate from this tree Md.\ whose famous 4 I"" .. .

and furnish others with the novelty, Headache, Nervousness and Dyspepsia Genuine Federal Point Strawberry
In the article on page 759 of the he will find a ready market. In con- has received the praise of physicians andpatients Plants for sale at three dollars per thou-
the world over. sand. W. BOSWORTH
DISPATCH the should be "Bowen with the standard the Apply to A. ,
name trast variety Federal Point, Florida.
Brothers," and signed "A. J. Bowen effect would be novel and attractive. *
The Poultry Monthly, conducted by T.
," instead of Brown. -=Orlando Reporter. M. Ferris, devoted to poultry, pigeonsand Van Epps Howard, Eustis,Fla.

p. f S4Meteorological. other pet stock, is one of the stand- Grove contractor and agent. Land
In the Florida Agriculturist of Au- ard poultry-publications of the country. cleared, set with orange trees and taken

gust 31st, is the first of a series of interesting It is published at Albany, N. Y., by the. care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid.
); : Satisfaction Terms moder
articles, by Mr. J. H. Foster,, Ferns Publishing Company: at $1.25 per ate. guaranteed.

of Tanglerine Fla. The writer advo; ._ aglsaat I.aw: w: .s.: 1Vl <. year. Persons subscribing now for the I *. ..
M r cs oj,"-dd year 1888 will receive the remaining numbers -
JO a> 6 5 o Mr. Fred of
cates the of fr Douglass, ,
advantages co-operation 911118 o2 u e AV I 6 3 wnoo of this year free.
among settlers in a new country as .f>i w has just shipped three barrels of some

against the "every fellow for himself "ZM 0..... .s' & "Practical Treatise on Olive Culture of the finest syrup we have ever seen;
:: PlmnH I nhtiaoo6An: 8 Oil and Olive and for milk and butter have
method. There are some marked instances t, f z lisp' U'B3It' : Making Pickling, b as must
of success in the application oj:f .c O
to buying and but t td t a--a--a--coco..... is the title of a neatly printed pamphlet for home use alone. The people of
.. co-operation selling, e < I tjoOla A I of seventy-five pages,for copy of whit
it has not often been attempted to co -0? 0'" a 02g we are indebted to the publisherS. It i ii his section have that air of plenty

operate in the field of production 01 r m to 4 r: .uo1WasU I. wwww o on a subject of importance to the peopl< about them that indicates the farmer
of making homes. Mr. F. will soor CO o. I zwzzzzw C. of Florida, and those who may wish fo J who is satisfied with his crop.-Oakland
CDg oM
\ 0> g 0 engage in the culture of the olive would Sun. .
start a small semimonthly paper to b
called the Industrial Co-operator, i ii :t3 h.r .8tttP3.1punq 8 ..80:1.8. : Mr. Ockenden, artesian well engineer -
.8 !
which he will advocate this idea. ThE e u C 0.t3.. PUB 11'BJUJ'B.I' ragout' dlisa'ujD The Illustrated London News for September of Altoona, will cheerfullyen-:

paper will be offered at forty cents pe:. I il 3d, makes its appearance with iti s! deavor to allay the fears of any' who

or less in clubs Mr.\ Foster is i a o rn usual array of interesting illustrationsThe think Florida is all sand. He has
year CD __ off ;
U'BJ I aNa... : ..Q. beautiful wood engraving of thi.
M I oo ao i oo i- ieoeo.i -
ready writer and will undoubtedly) ;:::- < ri U'B3JIT W. .T American yacht Volunteer will attrac t! been for many years in the artesian

make an interesting_ paper._ | I Icu Io k< umwtutnt.Nt.1\ ...a-..t...c rgtnfill especial attention. Other illustration s well business in England and thee
I : I't2' H I worthy of particular mention are thi United States, and has consequently

o Our Lake county corresponden l' .So. mmJX'BN' I c c:; coeo..oo OOOOCllOO: o lID "Afghan: Boundary Pillar," and thi.; sunk many wells, but he thinks this

i" says: "The September gale has beet I (.QQ--be c from double fa page House-Boat supplement," which of is"Fishinj"Prett Y;r State beats them all. At a depth of

on us now for about a week. It cause P o::: 91emoea: I. m' : CIOt-o.... g w t as a Picture." The paper has only to b
one to gather the drapery of his tout U-e3J Q\J--ooo Fig8 2ig U IPueJ seen to pe appreciated by all lovers of ar t tough and hard as Heel; worse t/> drill

{ .' about him when he lies down to pleas I L- and literature. For sale by all news. in than granite, which, though hunter,
---- . dealers. Price 10
o> 58PI ,
ant dreams. It began here with j : : : : : : is brittle. He found but eight-two

? very wet rain of thirty-six hours, bu t 2"o"S :: I I ;: :i: ;:i." ."..c: alP... 4 feet of sand, the balance of the dis-

has continued with high, dry and coo f o f. r.4'"d.. :.o : Ny: >CIS. j."SI...... Guavas Wanted. tance being various kinds) of pe rlitl l rock.

*' winds. This was well. Had it clears(i G) ''0" Set IH.I Will pay highest market price. Writus e In one day he made bin sevtm ;inches,

up warm, the popping< of oranges woul< as a "CIS 'g as"d SSi'tj C GII before. .engaging your crop.LITLEFIELD & TEERE. by steady work and his machine: is one
probably have been heard in the land.: ;! Jacksonville, Fla. of the best.



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184:_.,.. ., h ..v .._'_,,, THE JPLOKIDA DISPATCH.=" [tSEP'I n ER 19'1887.

before being designated shall give in- violation of this pledge shall be ex- a steady supply to the latter. They
JVIa.rrl\eth1 dubitable proof ,of financial responsi- pulsion and the fee for readmissionten tend to prevent gluts on the one hand, .
-. bility, and shall agree to keep the ac- dollars. After the second offense and periods of scarcity and high prices
A FLORIDA SHIPPERS' UNION. counts and sales of Florida shipmentsin the admission fee shall be twenty-five on the other. They practically perpetuate -
such a manner that they may Abe dollars.A the harvest time of perishablefruits
A.State Association with Local
readily understood and investigated, local ,Union was organized at and produce throughout the en-
Assemblies Who Select and that the same shall be open for Bloomfield on the 10th instant, with tire year.
,; Agents'to Ship,'etc. examination by a shipper or shippers' EL E. Wildman, president; William These, then, are the advantages the
On the 3d inst., at Okahumka, a agent. The commission for handlingand Stone, secretary; William D. Menden- orange growers of Florida would obtain
local association was organized, with guaranteeing sales shall not ex- hall, shipping agent. by relying upon cold storage as a
Rev. J. F. Richmond, president; Gen ceed five per cent. Each of the se- -. o means to the end that they are so ear-
eral ',J.. J. Dickison, vice-president; lected commission houses shall be no- SELLING FLORIDA FRUIT nestly struggling for.
'John Ellis,secretary ; W. Bennett' tified of the rate per cent to be paid If the system of cold storage is
State representative, and R.A. Green, the shippers' agent, and shall pay the To Advantage of Both Producerand resorted to, the period of selling time
local ,shipping agent. Meetings will commission and charge the same in the Seller-Different Schemes will be extended, and instead of
bey;held at various points throughout account sales when rendered. Tried and Found WantingCold crowding the bulk of the sales of the
''iKe:adjoining'counties as early as' pos- Twelve-The shippers' agent shall Storage, Apparently crop into a few weeks, they could be
l..sible, ;and local ,associations, will be be a man of temperate habits and ca- the Only Hope of carried along indefinitely, thus being
formed at every shipping point, and a pable of keeping and examining ac- Success. i able to obtain a steady market. Sup:
thorough')' ; organization formed with the ,counts; he shall examine and record How to dispose of the oranges of pose, for instance, a combination of
lest' possible delay. when practicable the condition of all Florida? growers and commission men was

RULES AND PLEDGE OF THE FLORIDA Florida fruit and vegetables shipped The question is one of vital impor- formed, with capital enough to erect
SHIPPERS' UNION. I to his market; he shall keep posted on cold storage warehouses at the source
tance to the in
'First-The purposes of this organization the local and general market; he shall men engaged raisingand of supply, and at the great distributingcentres
are to encourage the exercise of telegraph every important change to selling the principal product of ; the growers, being members of
1'greater' care in the cultivation of Florida the telegraphic center before 5 o'clock the State. The commission dealers the pool, would send their fruit to the

products and their preparation for p. m.;, and shall report the conditionof here are taking hold of the subject cold storage warehouses, who, in turn,
market to secure favorable his market at least each week I would it occasion demanded
; more con- once with an earnestness that is bound to : ship (as )
diticns for' transportation, and ensure during the shipping season; he shall to the commission man, would not this
unravel the secret of able to
remunerative prices for such'products. examine daily the record of sales of :being very materially assist both parties?
Second-The organization shall con- :I Florida produce by the select commis- market the great orange crop of Flor- But,says some one, the market changes
executive sion houses, and investigate so far as ida properly.At very quickly, and outsiders have the
committee. practicable all complaints by shippers, one time or another .different same telegraphic facilities, and would
Third-All growers or resident shippers and report promptly to the Executive schemes have been tried and found forward fruit as well. Yes, but why
,' of Florida fruit or vegetables shall Committee all delinquencies on the wanting. The latest of these that has not have a storehouse at this end to
.be eligible J to membership in the local associations part of the select commission houses. been put into actual practice is the meet these sudden advances? The
and may become members His compensation be that agreed i Florida Fruit Exchange, and while commission men, being members of
uppn signing the_ shippers' pledge. upon with the convention or Exec- this institution has been partially suc- the combination, would naturally be
Local,associations should ,be formed at utive Committee, which shall in no cessful, it does not meet all the require- alert to take advantage of any oppor-
shipping,centers, railroad stations, boat case exceed four per cent. on sales of ments. In justice to the Exchange, tunity that may be presented. On the
landings, and points most convenientfor Florida products, and shall be col- however, it must be admitted that it other hand,if excessive shipments from
the reception and dissemination of lected by him from the select commis- has succeeded in obtaining cheaper those not in the combination arrived,
I telegraphic market reports. sion houses. transportation rates, but this was owingto their fruit could be sent to cold storage
'';M Fourth-Each association; as soon Thirteen-The general plan com- the combination rather than any until the market is cleared, and a
'; 8 organized; shall select shipping prises, first, the organization of local merit of the Exchange itself. Again, better price could be obtained. These
; 'agent, whose duty shall be to receive Associations, the members of which it has given the grower quick cash and other advantages to be gained by )
and disseminate all market reports,and shall have taken a solemn pledge that returns, which is about the only ad- combination are all in the hands of I
t', r pay:>for same ; the necessary funds to all shipments for their own account of vantage obtained over the old way. In the growers and commission men
be' provided by the payment of one fruit or vegetables to markets where preventing gluts, or to stop the prac- themselves] and any scheme that does
oont'j per package on ,all shipments at agencies have been established shall be tice of"selling without reserve," it has not allow the distributors equal ad van
{, the time of shipment! unless other- confined tot the commission houses been a magnificent failure, and theseare tage to the grower will come to naught.
wise provided for by the local associa which have ,been duly selected by a the two gigantic evils that are to -New York Market Journal. .
,,tion.Fifth convention of this organization or its be overcome before success to the .
.: -When ten associations shall Executive Committee. grower will be assured. Selling Florida Fruit.
have been: formed, the Okahumka Association Fourteenth-The right to ship to Many other and novel schemes haveat
The New York Market Journal in
shall issue a call for a convention any market shall ,remain unabridged, times made their appearance in the,
;I to be com posed of one representative and also the right of choosing from papers of Florida, being instituted, no its last issue editorially says:
i from each association. among the selected commission houses, doubt, for. personal advantage, and a Selling Florida oranges is the sub-
f Sixth-The convention, when assembled or the dividing of shipments among few, very few, have been promulgatedfor ject of an article to-day-given else-
1 I in conformity with the call, them. the benefit of the grower and the where in this issue.-ED Dis.] A
I shall have the power, and it shall be Eighteenth-The growth of cold State of Florida] generally.The new and feasible idea for the disposalof
l their duty, to select an executive committee storage enterprises with the accom- most practical idea, and one Florida's oranges is presented that
1 of five members, and provide panying increase of storage capacity which will meet with favor, is that will be advantageous both to growers
s for the selection of from two to five promises to be a most valuable auxiliary which relies upon the benefits! of the and commission men alike. 1
it commission houses and one shippers' to this system, as it will afford the cold storage warehouse, which has The basis of the plan is the cold
agent in each market that may be heavy shippers of fruit who may be hitherto played an important part in storage system. A
4. deemed desirable. able ,to hold their crops an opportunity revolutionizing the business of hand- Cold storage has never been utilized J
Seventh-The convention shall also of spreading their shipments over a ling food products all over the coun- to protect the interests of the grower,
provide for the selection of a tele- much longer period of time. try.In but has time and again benefited the
graphic center, and attend to securing SHIPPERS' PLEDGE. glancing at the wonderful pro- pockets of the commission men, who,
special terms from telegraphic, transportation Twentieth-We, the undersigned gress which has been made during the taking advantage of a "glut" in the
I and cold storage companies. shippers of Florida agricultural products last few years all along the line o1 f market, proceed to buy the stock out-
t Eighth-The Executive Committee do hereby pledge our sacred useful arts and sciences, it will be right and hold it for a rise.
i shall oe chosen for a term of one year, honor to support and be governed by seen by those who are familiar with Why, then, may not the grower
''f but may be removed by a vote of a the foregoing system and rules for the the facts, that in no one of them has hold his own fruit?
j majority of the local associations marketing Florida fruit and vege- there been a more important advance This seems reasonable enough, but
i "Ninth-It shall be the duty of the: tables. We solemnly promise to con than in the preservation of such per- the old aphorism, "Let every man stickto
! ; committee to investigate all complaintsor form to the system of this organization ishable food products as meats, fish, his last," will illustrate why.
, charges! against selected commission in all its details, and cordially fruits,etc. The growers of oranges can not sell
houses, shipper's agents, or transportation support all the legitimate acts of its The modern refrigerating warehouses them, and vice versa.
companies, and by a three.fifths convention Executive Committee. are advantageous to both pro- But, let the principal growers and
vote remove, for cause, any shippers I We also agree to support and abided ducers and consumers in giving stabil sellers form a combination, and with
agent or select commission house, an by all rules and regulations of the ity to the market. They enable thee the aid of the cold storage system,
fill the vacancy thus occasioned. local Association in harmony with th former to hold his surplus until he what is the hindrance to the way out
Eleventh-Each commission house I foregoing system. The penalty for the chooses to sell, while they guarantee I of the present difficulty? ', ,



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hissing and quarrelsome voices of the RELIABLE
Poultry yard, geese, especially on the approach of 800,000, ACRES .

strangers or animals with whom theyare -FOBGARDENERS -

t Domestic Ducks in Florida.To A. J. ADAMS ;

Manatee, Fla., September 10, 1887.
ascertain the valuable
most In the
Counties of Nassau,Duval,
Columbia,Snwanee,Alachua, Marion -
breeds of ducks for this locality, we For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. Hernando Sumter Lafayette .. Largest and Best Stock in the South.
Treatment of Capons.In Brevard, Polk, Hlllsborongh, Manatee and
have been with all the
experimenting Monroe.! SPECIAL LOW PRICES to large buyers. Sendus
issue of this week I noticea
principal varieties, and as a result your a list of what you require and we will
commnication from Mr. Fendrich in TOWN LOTSIn quote prices per return maIL Descriptive
find that the :Muscovy duck is not
He "For Catalogue free.
regard to caponizing. :
says the Towns of Kissimmee,Winter Haven,
worth its feed. It lays very few eggs, three or four days the cockerel shouldbe Gordonvllle,Bartow,Auburndale, Lakeland, T. W. WOOD & SONS Seedsmen
Seflner, Mango, Orient
Eagle Lake, Haskell, ,
is very quarrelsome, always hungry, fed on soft food, after that time it Kathleen, Blchland, lade City, Owensboroand
never fat, very poor egg producer, may be set at liberty, for a short period Pemberton.A No. 10 S. Fourteenth St., Richmond. Ya
Map Descriptive Notes showing the
ducklings! weakly and difficult to rear, until it has entirely recovered location of these lands will be furnished on PATENT PROTECTING CLOTH

and not much more valuable than a from the operation, when it should be South application Florida to Railroad the Land Company.Department of the

buzzard when grown. Good by, Mus- put up to fatten." Now, I would liketo GEO.

covyl We have consigned our flock, enquire what the object of caponizing Fox, I _.1: _-

'large and small, to a Key West auc is. Is it not to make the bird Chief Clerk, .=c.1' '" -_

tion house. No more Muscovy ducks grow to a larger size than he other- SANFORD, FLA. -
For Florists, Gardeners Farmers, etc.: ;supersedes
us. wise would? If so, what is the use glass at one-tenth the cost on cold
English or puddle ducks a little .of putting him up to fatten as soon as HEADACHEDR. frames, hotbeds,etc Unequaled for

better than the Muscovys: but willJia'rdlt he recovers? It is a well known fact TOBACCO PLANT BEDS.

pay to "fool with," when you, I that a bird "put up to fatten" will not Promotes hardy.rapid growth. Used and

can get the'Rouen duck, which resem- grow as fast nor as long as one given C. W. BENSON'S CELERY AND endorsed by leading growers. Also water-
bles the English duck in plumage, but complete liberty, in fact a young cockerel CHAMOMILE PILLS are prepared ex- proof Circulars covers and for samples all farm free.U purposes..
is and pressly to cure Headaches and Nervous dis- S. Waterproofing Fibre Co.'(Limited),
considerably larger, possessesthe confined in
(or capon) a fatteningcoop
% eases, and will cure any case of either Sick, 5G South St., New York.
desirable qualities lacking in the will lose flesh and health after Nervous or Dyspeptic Headache, Neuralgia,

above named varieties. the first three weeks. No, no I when Nervousness, Sleeplessness, Paralysis or Indigestion s OUaWAN-THA, Q O (3

Black Cayugu; a fair duck, good you succeed in caponizing a cockerel], ,no matter how obstinate or long- F11 DOC BUYERS' CUIDE.

table fowl, fair layer; shall keep them don't put him, up to fatten, but, when standing the case may be. Price 50 cents a of Colored different plates breeds 1OO prices engravings they are I
box, postage free to any address. Sold by all worth, and where to bay them.\
on probation. he has recovered from the cut turn
druggists. BENSON'S CHEMICAL COMPANY, II -Y Mailed for 16 Cents.
Aylesbury. They resemble the him loose in the fields the hensif 521 North ASSOCIATED FANCIERS, ,
among Howard Street, Baltimore,Md. ,
237 S & ,1'a.
l Eighth Philadelphia&
Pekin in color and size but .
are not as wish he won't bother them
hardy as the Pekin, which seems perfectly !, and then he will grow, and when Buy Direct from the Factoryand

adapted to Florida, and a very grown, put him to fatten if you wish, PIANOS, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS Save Money.
valuable accession to the poultry yard and you'll find that the operation paid Special lorlthe South.

here.The you fourfold, for a capon frequently Genuine Bargains.

'' Bronze Rouen and White Pe, weighs, when mature, fifty per cent. -

kins 'are our preference over all other more than he would had he been leftas
Being Sole Agents In the South for
ducks with which we have experimented a cock. And there are one or two

There m little preference; more points in Mr. F's letter I would) CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
both are"very good, hardy birds, and like to enlarge) on. In the first place, }

from either of these breeds we obtain a be very careful to remove both testicles PIANOS

larger number of eggs than from the and not break either of them, for ,

same number of hens during the laying if one, or even a part of one is left, ORGANS

season of the Rouens and Pekins, your labor is in vain, the bird insteadof ,

which is usually from December 1st being a capon, will be a slip, and
to August 1st with a few between ,
eggs be more nuisance around the hens thana
those dates and from them PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. Jr.
we can cock, and more quarrelsome too.

rear a larger percentage of healthy And secondly, in sewing up the cut be ". Sewn .FOB CATALOGUES
Everyone given benefit of our one price system WEAVERQHRGAK& WAND CD,
than from the numberof
ducklings same sure you don't sew flesh and skin at and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy y-D-RK i PA JUiS.A.
hens' eggs. the same time, it is likely to be much terms sumed of payment to Purchaser's,and payment of freight as- .
by us nearest R. R.or
Our Rouen and Pekin ducklingsare longer in healing if you do. I should steamboat landing.VIOLINSGUITARS. -- ---

troubled with fleas mites Inn 4-n CQfin A MONTH can be made
never or advise every one who intends to go $ 10 $OUU
working for us. Agents
sore head, or the other diseases to into this business, even pn a small preferred who can furnish their own horses

which chickens are heir to, and make scale, to provide himself with a set of and Spare give moments their whole may be time profitably to the employed business.

rapid growth where chickens often caponizing tools, success will be much BANJOS, AC-I also. A few vacancies In towns and cities.
prove unsatisfactory.We more likely to attend his efforts. CORDEONSand 1013 main St., Richmond, Va.CREDENT .
have raised Rouens and Pekinsin Hoping this will help some one to a t

yards with running water, and in knowledge of how to safely dispose ofa lowest all prices.kinds of Send small for Instruments our Illustrated offered cata-at A.1\ :

yards with only small drinking dishes, superabundance of cockerels.G. logue. E0SHIRT

with wire stretched over them to pre- F. HASSARD.

vent the ducky from getting only their Rosewood, Levy Co., Fla.,Aug. I, 1887. -
broad bills in the water and have far
Artist materials
It is a source of wonder to shirt wearer
better results from the dry yards than At least one poultry ration a day- Picture Frames that we can sell so fine a shirt and 4-ply linen collars
\ from running water, keeping only in the morning-should be soft food- Flue Pictures and cuffs, which$2.00 retail,for anywhere so low: a price for,81.50 and pay or

': sufficient water for the ducks to drink ground grain mixed with water or Fancy Goods. for advertising we can offer besides.such a bar-Thereason

from the time of hatching until fully milk. gain Is, that we manufacture
To the best Albums, .stationery In large quantities, buy goods
and from this produce results poultry
grown; experiment we tor cash,and you buy at factory
are led to believe that, if Pekin and should be fed as regularly and intelli- Music We ,can Art save or Fancy you money Goods.In Write anything us lor i In]I; price, thus that saving of the Jobber three

Rouen ducks have plenty of drinking gently as are cattle or horses. prices } Wholesaler profits, and Retailer}

water,.a pond or stream is not essential iThe egg-eater is seldom responsible and once when we have we him have always.a customer These

although they will doubtless gaina for the habit. Unbroken shells are t' shirts are made of the finest

large amount of, food from a pondaboun'ding carelessly thrown to her for food, and LUDDEN & BATES, S..M.H.1 c. muslin WamasuttaandUtica; the bosoms are Nonpareil of extraS

in small fish, frogs and an appetite is thus,awakened; but more \NNAH.OA.. **. .'w.xa' heavy handmade Irish linen,in
growth all of which they eat frequently the habit is formed the all sizes from 13 to 17,buttonholes hand-made.When
; aquatic by Dissolution ol ordering collars please state style wanted whether
with avidity.In breaking of in the setter's nest. Copartnership.Notice stand-up or turn-down. We have to much con-
eggs Is hereby given that the co-partner- fidence in our goods, that if you are from any
a future article, will give you The hen at first eats the cracked or ship heretofore existing between Anthony & cause not satisfied,we will cheerfully refund your
our with which shouldfind broken from instinctive Young has this day been dl.sxol\cd lJy mutualconsent. I money. Try them once and yon will buy no other.
experience geese, eggs an desire A. R.Anthony rctiringfruiutbebuamess. For$4.80 we will send you six shirts* six
a place in every orange grove i in to rid the nest of them, or, perhaps, it will be carried on and maina 4-ply linen collars,and three pair 4-ply linen
All againsthe lt.st cuffs. For three shirts, three
T. Young. persons having claims i $2.60, 4-ply
'Florida where the trees are not toe finding food which may be obtained old firm will present them to R.T.Young g linen collars and two pair 4-ply linen cufb.e .
,small and where the is not toe> without !leaving her cherished nest, for payment; and aU parties indebted to th: For $1.00 we send one sample shirt one
-. : said firm are requested to maKe settlemen'with t' pair 4-ply linen cuffs and one 4-ply linen dole
*' near the house, in which case the oE c- she eats it, and, having found it pale R.T.Youn lar by maiL post-paid. Address,

(I I""' cupanta might be annoyed: by atable, the taste is acquired.. A.. T.R.YOUNG.ANTHONY.R. fib.! 9)Spruce St CRESCENT SHIRT New York CO. City.




786, 4 '. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.-----' [SEPTEMBEB 19,1887.'

Arriving at Villa City, soon got (I mean the new town). Already doing well and beautifying their
9r4i&ii&; into conversation with A. R. Gano as ]many handsome residences are to be homes, and making St. Andrew's that
to the comparative merits of peanuts !seen, and the place is improving with important place which it is destinedsoon
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For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.A for forage and hay. He has different J great rapidity. The population at to become.
Tour Through Orange and Lake kinds,some producing as'large crops of ]present is.seven hundred and the prospects JAMES M. MARSHAL;
Counties. forage, as dense and more succulent 1 are that this population will be .
Last Saturday, August 6th, I droveto than much of red clover I have seen doubled the coming winter. Six Some Florida Productions.Mr. t .
Zellwood, on the Tavares, Orlando in older States. Such a crop turned J general merchandise stores do a flour-: A. Callahan, proprietor of the
f and Atlantic Railroad; bought my would be better than cow peas for renovating i fishing business even now in the dull Eureka Nursery,which is located near
ticket, and soon was on my journey in land, and for feeding would be J season. A magnificent hotel adornsone Melrose, in the western part of Clay
the cars northward. I noticed that most excellent. I of the bluffs overlooking the Bay, county, was in the city this week and
where the Ocklawaha river leaves the Near by is the residence and yard :and there are several smaller ones, brought with him a sample of the
Apopka marsh the ground looked drier of Geo. T. King, the discoverer: of an restaurants, etc. The Bay abounds in Spanish peanut, which he says growsto
than when I saw it last, showing that excellent mode of preserving fruits, fish and oysters; the oysters being the perfection in the very poorest lands
the work of the dredge boat had effected vegetables and flowers in perfect con- ,finest on the Gulf Coast. The severe of Florida without fertilization. The
a real lowering of the water, dition for long periods, the proof of :storm which passed over West Flor- sample he brought was pulled from
and that an immense body of rich which I have seen and felt in articles .ida in July, did a good deal of dam- one hill, the product of a single pea-
land is being reclaimed, and will soon subjected to the*process mixed with age here, washing away wharves and nut planted there, and its roots con-
be ready for cultivation, when Orange others fresh from the ground, being so injuring the small boats on the Bay. tained about a quart of the nuts, which
county will take another step to the equally fresh that I could not detect One handsome little steam yacht used were very firm, and some of the small
front as the leading agricultural county the difference or distinguish them. for pleasure parties on the Bay, was variety, (the shells being thin and full
in South Florida. Parallel and ,Mr.: King's place is on a ridge, over- entirely destroyed. The unprincipledmen I and containing only two nuts in each.
cross ditches leading to and connectingwith looking Lakes Emma, Lucy, Ar- composing the St. Andrew's Bay A peculiarity about them is that the
the canal, already dredged, are thur, etc., and the Palat- Railroad and Land Company, have tops, instead of running on the ground
doing a thorough work; the plow will lakaha river, the ridge being done the place a great injury by their in. the shape of a vine, grow up sev-
follow; the spade before great while; formerly covered with black Jack so-called giveaway land scheme whichwas eral feet high, and the tops are as goodin
the sugarcane will wave its triumphant trees. He has growing on it fine pineapples taken advantage of by so many every particular for cows as the
tassels over the garden'our coun- strawberries, peaches, pears, people who were doomed to bitter disappointment finest red clover, while the hogs and
ty,and we will fill future Sub-Tropical etc. His taste is demonstrated by the ,as the lands advertised by chickens relish and fatten upon the
Expositions with the choicest of vegetables beautiful arrangement of walks, beds, them are from four to eight miles from nuts. They can be grown to perfec-
the richest of roots, and the grass plats-both of Bermuda and St. the Bay, and the most of the landis tion with but very little trouble and
finest of fruits grown thereon. Augustinelarge cement tanks of very low and wet. Some of the lots comparatively no expense. He also
Beyond the river, northward, to Ta- aquatic plants, with fish darting amid are very fair, but the majority of the I brought a sample of Florida rye, the
vares, I saw nothing calling for special the stems and leaves, flowers of many lots are almost worthless. While this i stalks' of which were six feet high
attention, nor much beyond it on the kinds and hues; vines, rare and com- swindling scheme has wrought much with full heads, and also a quantity of
line of the Florida Railway and Navigation mon, clambering over verandahs and injury to the place, still the world at teosinte, which he says grows luxuriantly .,
Co's road,except the fine groves outbuildings; green houses, where large will soon find out that this on hammock. lands, and is the
near Eldorado, on the shores of Lake I choice plants are being propagated in swindle does not have anything to do finest feed for cattle known. The
Harris, whose fruit shows up amid the pots and boxes in wonderful variety.He with St. Andrew's Bay proper. The above samples, he says, were grown on ,
young growth, with the promise of a was constructing a third propagating place is very healthy, in fact the peo- the. place without the aid of fertil-
better crop than had been hoped for house, 40x60 feet in size, to be ple of Middle and West Florida go izers.
earlier in the season. covered with lattice-work-which he there largely in the summer for health o <
From Leesburg duties called me prefers to any closer cover-so that he. and recreation, the water is pure free
southward, so I pushed on to Oka- may enlarge his stock and increase his stone, and there is not the slightest Experimental Farms or Gardens.
humpka, on the Florida Southern varieties of choice plants, vines and doubt but St. Andrew's will one day Col. D. H. Elliott, as land agent of
Railroad, and from there, with the flowers, and be able to supply the de- become a famous watering place. All I the South Florida railroad, proposesto
mand for them. His place is worth is wanted this have the grounds connected with the
assistance: of a friend and his buggy, there to open up lovely
went across the country to Villa City, quite a journey to visit, and any man country to the world is a railroad to twenty-five section houses along the
on the Palatlakaha river, in Lake who is doubtful as to the capacity of : run from Chipley on the P. & A. R. line of this road improved by plant-
county. On the way we passed the the sandy soil of Florida ought to visitit R. down to the Bay, a distance of fifty ing fruit and ornamental trees, and
garden of Dr. Marsh\ of Okahumpka, and see for himself what muck, miles. The prospects are for a railroadto vines of different varieties thereon;
lime leaves and rubbish mixed with Eufaula Ala. down also to have a plat of ground for a
whose flowers and plumes of pampas <, run from, to
grass showed taste; while cow peas, brains, can accomplish on such a ba- the Bay, making it the terminus of vegetable garden, upon all of whichto
sweet potatoes, etc., all thrifty and sis. H. J. W. the road. If this road is built, St.Andrew's cultivate and experiment with the
Tangerine, Fla.,Aug 9,1887. growth and maturity of different'kinds
rank, proved the owner to be a man will soon be opened up and
of fruits and
who believed in utility as well as 4 will become the finest summer resortin vegetablestheobject
beauty, and a circular bed of variegated -' For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. the State. It is also a winter resort, being to illustrate, by actuale
coleus, with a centre of cannae, St Andrews Bay.I as the cold is not as severe here as in xperience,what can be profitably produced
showed that some one there had an eye will take this occasion to write a the upper country; to show that the upon the lands tributary to the
to the beautiful as well.' short article for the DISPATCH from place is well protected from severe line of road; also to make the homesof
Passing the farm of a Mr. McCul- this beautiful Bay, of which so much cold there are orange trees in full the employes of the company at-
lom,a few miles farther on,I was interested has been said of late. St. Andrews is bearing on the Bay. The only trans tractive, and productive to themselvesand
J in the chufas he was growing in a lovely inland Bay, twenty miles or portation facilities at present is a their families, as well as pretty
? alternate rows with thrifty cow peas. more in length and from three to five Packet line to Pensacola. A railroadis and agreeable to the traveling public.Mr. .
Pulling part of a bunch I found plen- in width. This is the Bay upon which badly needed, as St.Andrew's is the (
ty of ripe nuts, but it was the length the new town of St. Andrews is situ- only remaining deep water harbor on Miles H. Johnson is running on
,and grass-like nature of the tops that ated. To describe the beauties of this the Gulf Coast that is undeveloped by his plantation this year a 7-mule farm, J
secured my attention. Handing themto lovely spot, would take the pen of a railroad. The entrance to the Bay is and judging from what he has already ,
the horse he eagerly devoured them, poet, but I will try to give the readersof from eighteen to twenty feet of waterat housed ofhis crop, the present
rejecting the roots and nute. The ques- the DISPATCH a plain truthful des- ebb tide; this will admit large ves- indications and the yield in the
tion was,has anybody ever tried chufas cription of the Bay proper. The Bayis sels. The timber interests of the coun- past years, he feels confident of
for pasturage or hay? My traveling surrounded with high shell ham- try through which the railroad will securing this year 3,000 bushels of
companion could not answer it, and I mock land, which as you leave the run will make St. Andrew's Bay an corn, 9,000 pounds of hay, 2,000
was too ignorant; so I pass the ques- Bay recedes into high rolling pine important place. With such advan- bushels of sweet potatoes, 2,000 gallons -
tion on, feeling assured in my own lands; immediately on the Bay, are tages as the Bay has, it is only a ques- of syrup, 600 bushels of oats,
mind that it may prove valuable for very fertile and none of the lands near tion of time when capitalists will see 4,000 pounds of butter, 50 bales of
all kinds of stock, as well as hogs, for the Bay are dead poor. The hammock the splendid opportunity and take ad- cotton, 5,000 pounds of pork and five
. whose benefit chufas have been raised land ends generally in abrupt vantage of it. The object of the writerin hundred dollars worth of beef. He
hitherto. Will some one"rise and ex bluffs from four to ten feet above the this article is to state the plain facts has planted one and a half acres in
plain," and convert me, if in the water. Beneath this is a strip of regarding this place of which many rutabaga turnips; from the same
wrong? white sand beach from fifty to 100 feel have formed a bad opinion on accountof ground last year he sold in our local
Passing Mr. Padgett's place I no-. in width. This makes a beautiful the land swindle practiced by the market three hundred dollars worthof
diced., i a patch of cotton ,in bloom, evidently .. walk and drive and is used for such. Cincinnati Company. This does not turnips. Mr. Johnson made enough
r behind the season, but looking The town of St. Andrews has been concern St. Andrew's Bay in the least, from this sort of farming to retire
well. built within the past eighteen months, it is a town satisfied, happy people, from the farm himself.. :-Tallahcuscan..
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SEPTEMBER 19, 1887.' -. FLORIDA DISPATtSH. ,87 .

(State I ems. 7' INVALIDS AND, ", OTHERS'. ...
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Good brick are being made at Den- '
ver, Putnam county.
f'- _,
: > "''
Governor Safford has a fine asparagus '"

t bed in his garden at Tarpin. : ,: lEALfl STRENGTH& AND ENERGY.

About 500.head of cattle have been O 8 'k 1

shipped from Manatee this seaspn to SHOUlD
Cuba. R-{

The Bartow Advance-Courier was Q rtl' :y 4 AVOID DRUGS, SECRET MEDICINES, Etc.,

presented with an orange leaf seven by vim. AND SEND FOR
eleven inches.

been The presented Bartow with Advance-Courier a fine orange has 0 r (II( Tile R8V1CV ,//1' or Health and StronIDhI

} quince, grown near that place. N

Mr. Beville, near Leesburg, from i1a I Begailled! .
eight acres of sugar-cane, will make E ,
fifty barrels of syrup. iif1 R I

W. 8. !McClellan the proprietor of litril AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL

I the Eustis House Eustis, in six weeks

made a fine Bermuda grass lawn all 2 PUBLISHED: FOR THEIR' BENEFIT. "

over the hotel lot. eiuECA

In the vicinity of Manatee they in-

dulge in grape hunts, a party recently

having gathered in one day three I N D It Treats. on Health, Hygiene, Physical. .,,Culture .- -
,i if "'
bushels of fine grapes. / and Medical Subjects, .-,

The next crop of oranges at Clear-

water Harbor promises to be.very fine. And Is acomplete Encyclopaedia information for suffering humanity -
afflicted with lone-standing,chronin, nervous, exhaust-
A deal of the fruit would
great now ns!!or painful diseases. Every subject that bears on health and
pack 160 to 175 to the box. human happiness receives attention in its pages, and the many
questions asked by ailing persons and invalids who have despaired -
The News-Herald has been COPIES I FREE of a cure are answered, Bud valuable information is vol-
presented untee ed to all who are in need of medical advice. No similar
with a sample of rice five feet high, work has ever been published. Every sick or ailing person
v ith large, full, heavy grains raised should have it.
i YOUNG AND !tttInDLE-\G :'I13IV. and others who suffer from nervous and pbysical debility, exhausted vitality, premature
by Mr. H. S. Ferrar, of Fulton. decline, etc.. are especially benefitted by consulting its contents. Everything such sufferers wish to know is fuIlY'g!ven In its pages. If In
need of medical aid or council read it.before "doctoring"! or Investing in medicines or appliances any description,and you will save time,
Preparations for a big vegetablecrop money and disappointment. If using'medicine ormedical treatment of any kind,read it and learn the better way.
are being made all over Lake THE REVIEW exposes the frauds practiced by quacks and medical imposters who profess to "practice medicine," and points out the
only flafe, simple and effective road to health vigor and bodily energy.
county. A considerable crop has al- Beware of the sham curative articles called Shields, Generators,Girdles, Pads, Brushes Corsets, Clothing, Plasters,etc.. now decept--
ively advertised as Electric, Voltanic or Magnetic. These articles are as entirely spurious as the advertisements concerning them are Insid-
ready been planted and is doing finely. ious. This can be easily detected by a simple test which is fully explained in THE REVIEW.
ElectricBelts and all curative appliances are treated upon-all about them. Belts on thirty days'trial(?) andother: fallacies reviewed.
Strawberry men at Francis were so Thousands dollars saved nervous debility sufferers and others by the advice given.
well with their last Reader,are you afflicted, and wish to recover the same degree of health, strength and energy experienced in former years? Do any of
pleased success the following symptoms, or class of symptoms, meet your diseased condition Are you suffering from ill-health in any of its many forms
} season that they will plant a much consequent on a lingering nervous,chronic,or functional disease? Do you feel nervous!,debilitated, fretful timid and lack the power of
will and action? Are you subject to loss of memory,have spells of fainting, fullness of blood In the head feel listless,moping unfit for business -
larger area this fall. Some plants are pleasure and subject to fits melancholy? Are your kidneys,stomach,urinary organs,liver or blood In a disordered condition? Do
already set. you suffer from rheumatism neuralgia or other aches and pains? Are you timid,nervous and forgetful, with your mind constantly,*!welling
on the subject? Have you lost confidence in yourself and energy for business pursuits? Are you subject to restless nights, broKen
The Seville nightmare, dreams, palpitation of the heart, bashfullness, confusion of ideas, aversion to society, dizziness in the head, dimness of sigh
I Company are activelyat pimples and blotches on the face and back and other despondent. symptoms? There are thousands of young men middle-aged and old who
work lowering the waters of Lake suffer from nervous and physical debility. There are thousand of females broken down in health and spirits, who from false modesty or
neglect prolong their suffering.
s Louise by cutting a canal wide and deep Wtiy further neglect your health and future happiness,or continue to be dosed,drugged and quacked.when THE REVIEW which
enough for the of boats be. costs you nothing teaches us the true and only way to permanent health strength and vigor? "THE REVIEW" or "HEALTH AND
passage STRENGTR REGAINED" THE is in its
contains particulars and information worth thousands to suffering humanity. REVIEW. now
tween Lake Louise and Upper Lake ninth year of publication. Complete specimen copies mailed free. Address,

Louise.T. PUBLISHER'S REVIEW I 1164 Broadway New York.Now
A. Carrol has an order for 1,000 .

pounds of dried palmetto buds for a'' is the time to apply, as you may not see this notice again. Send your address on postal card to-day, naming this paper.
, --
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Northern patent medicine firm. He A soft lime stone is to be found I Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
is buying all he can- procure, paying about Fort White, which it is believed ,'
four cent per pound.Qainetville would make an excellent quality of Cheaper and Better than Brick. !

1 Record. lime. L FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental

The cotton catterpillar has put in Crops at Mount Pleasant are very ,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.
t 1I some heavy work during the past ten, good, much better than for years. The Address
days. They have cleaned nearly FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY, '
up cotton crop is not half as bad as was -
leaf the but will Office West Bay Street. Jacksonville.! __
every green on plant, first thought, therefore very little
not injure the crop to any great extent damage was done by the bard rains. We call special attention to our Sheep Guano and new Hard-Wood Ashes,
sifted and unleached entirely free fromffcoals( stones or other foreign substances.
. as it is too far advanced-Tallahatsean half of tobacco ,
Only a will be
crop Sheep Guano per ton, $25. Hard-Wood Ashes per ton, $30
made. Corn and cane is the best that

Mr. C. W. Waggoner has an orange has been made for the past ten years. I Ty-sen., &nn: tJ3L cfe Oo.,

tree in his yard, not exceeding three All other crops are good. The farmers 12 W. Bay, Jacksonv'lle, Fla.

feet high, and with a body about as will make plenty to do them, PABLO BEACH.

large as a man's thumb, that has a fine a thing that has not been done for Dr. J.; A. Chapman brought us

crop of oranges on it, and they are as years before. four sweet potatoes the other 'day that -0-
well developed as the fruit on old Malaria does not always revael itspres- filled to overflowing. Jacksonville and Atlantic R'y Co.
a peck-measure
chills shakes. : .
trees.-Lakeland Cracker. ence by or regular Your
in He also
They were planted April. wESTwARDNo.1.
system may be of it, and none of
Our truck farmers have already these symptoms be present. You will brought a squash that had been thor No.3 No.5 No.7

planted their egg plants, tomatoes, feel miserable, think you are bilious take I oughly dried for seed, that weighedseven Ar [nekfonville8:20 I A.M 3:50 P.H 1:50 P.JI 'P.M 6n:;

cabbages, etc., for the first early crop. purgatives, and only feel weaker and i and a half pounds and measured Lv PaMo._.... ..'.'" 7:35 3:00 JOO 5:30

Just think of it, you Northern people; still worse operative., because A the dose malarial of Shallenberger's poison is i twenty-five inches in circumference one I EASTWARD.No.2 No.4 No.6 No.8

these will all come in time Pills at bedtime will show next 1 way and thirty-six inches the other A.'I P.X P.X
crops last until morning that have hit the you real I If donations Ar Pablo........."... ....._... 10r 5:00 P.MII 6:40
Christmas and we get more
for you ene-
enough way. many t by .JackJOnvllte.....__..10:00 5:50 3n:; 7:20
next:June which is about the time you my, and a dose or two more will remove like the above, we will start a little. .
Trains No. and 2 ran daily. Trains and 4
estige of the poison.
will-c6mmence! West every They never Sub-Tropical of our own.-Florida Trains and 8
1 to plant.-. Key sicken the stomach, do not act on the I run run dally Sunday except only.Sunday. 5,6,7- :

i 'Dcmberat.t" .,, ; :{ bowels, but simply destroy Malaria. Cracker. JULIUS HAYDEN, ,
." .- ,. r Superintendent,



Profit In Fruit Culture. "SAN MATEO NURSERIES."
'The 'f upsell '
] } KELSEY and other valuable Plums. 25,000
LECONTE, ,KEIFFER and other Pears and
.. 0 ; ::: :: :; : : r Apples on LeConte stock. All the valuable A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter: Planting.
Oriental and Southern Frultt. CAMPHOR
, STABTINGBUDS.. TREES, OLIVES PRUNES.! Nut Trees of Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all'Sizes. \
Bendingthe Stocks Instead of Cutting all kinds. JERSE1: CATTLE,JERSEY RED
HOGS. Seeds of Forage Plants. Highest
Send for Catalogue.
Them Off quality lowest prices. Valuable information ANDEl1S0N V CO.,
in illustrated catalogue free. San Mateo l"la.;
In answer to Mr. Henry Gulick in CHEROKEE FARM AND NURSERIES,

last week's DISPATCH,it is unquestionably Waycross, Ga. GUIDE TO FIG CULTURETells

advisable to start buds inserted WRITE :FOJtC"How how to grow and prepare the fig,and describes our new fig,

in nursery stocks without completely to Grow eConte, Kelffer, C0D1D1erc: : a1 SD1: :n.a.

severing the stem above the point of Bartlett, and Other" Pears Only genuine"fig of commerce,"and the finest in the w .rld. Also Tropical, Semt-Tropical .
in the South. Free.W. and New Fruits, and the finest stock or nuts In the country. Address witnswmp.
insertions. Doing this by bendingover FLORIDA J.,
JENNINGS & CO., Cutler, Dade Co., Fla.
the top in the manner suggestedby Thomasvllle, Aa.

Mr. Gulick will be a novel methodto Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. THE BUCKEYE NURSERIES.Villa Navels.

many, although it has been prac- 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, Franca Lemons. Washington named varietiesone
We have for fall and winter delivery a large and select stock of tl e above
ticed in this State for some years. Our trees are very thrifty,three and four and two year old buds, thrifty and free from Insects. Our Villa :Franca buds were obtained -
year old stock,%to 14 inch diameter,with from the finest of this celebrated variety In the Stat and our Washington
About twelve years ago, the late Mr. one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible Navel buds were Imported grove by us direct from California,and taken from the first trees bud-
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for ded with that variety the State. This grove Is said to bear beavllya'-nd steadily. We have
George Atwood, of St. Augustine, a Catalogues.: Address also all the standard varieties Known to Florida, also Peen-to and JIo.uey peach trees,.and
E.B.FOSTER,:Manager land, and we guarantee
LeConte and Keifer Pears. All of our trees on high pine
are crown
well Fla.'ONE
d.214y Rotith Lake Send for
Wf.fr. Catalogue.
nurseryman, published an most important.
that every tree shall have good roots,which after all .
account of this method (which he MILLIONFruit GILLETT: PICO'S, South Lake" Wier, JtIarion'Co_.

practiced in the Semi-Tropical Magazine : 'Trees trawher-Grape ORIENTAL FRUIT TREES A Sp .CIAL TV.

: Vltle"t ant,,, Etc. : Kelsey Dotan and Ogrun& ,Japanese. Plums on native I-lum !lCtnckN.
( or the "Old" Agriculturist). : l Belling low at Kelsey June Buds on native Peach Stock Peen-to and h JW. PeacheR.on
I Willow Lake LeConteand Klefier Pears on their own roots. Bnrtlett and pears
Most of the leading nurserymen Nursery. ; LeConte roots. A large stock of Apples, Pear, Plusat, Cherries* Quinces,
Descriptive catalogueand
Apricot and Nectarines. Address
growing citrus fruits now apply this price list mailed tree

principle by "lapping" over the tops on Satn'l application Hr '
; AI..ba "
,Ga. Manager Huntsville Wholesale Nurseries, .
instead -----
of bending them down. Thisis
Pears Grown from Cuttings.)
more rapidly and economically done, LeConte Keiffer and Sand. Bartlett Law- HOMELAND'' NURSERIES.

and accomplishes the result. An son, Sekel, Smith and Garber on LeConte
same Root. Strawberries adapted to Florida, Ala-
incision is made with a'knife in the bama and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Noo- KELSEY AND OTHER ORIENTAL PLUMS
and Noonan Peaches
nan Improved. : een-
stock a few" inches above the bud, and to, Honey, Southern Beauty and others.. A SPECIALTY. _
Plums: Kelsey's Japan.Marlannaandothers.Pot
the top turned over on the side grown strawberries on special order only.A JAPAN "PERSIMMONS: ON NATIVE ROOT.%*.
oppo- good supply of general Nursery Stock at Also a'full line of Nursery,Stock of the most choice varieties adapted Florida.
site the bud, care being taken not to prices to suit the times GEO.by G. GIBBS, R. II. BURR, Proprietor, Bartow, Polk County, Fla.DEALER .

split the stock below the incision. The Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee,Fla,
Send for Catalogue.GRAPE. -r. r. :E1C>C>5..S,

tops of two adjoining rows can be IN REAL ESTATE.

turned in towards each other, thus fill- .VINES' AND PROPRIETOR OFBUENA

ing every other row with tops, render- Suited to the Boll and Climate of VISTA NU.RSERIES.I

ing cultivation unnecessary and leav- Several thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange and T emon Trees
FLORIDA all kinds of Seedlings,Japan Persimmon Trees,etc.,for:sale; Trees will be carefully packedand .
ing the alternate rows open for the shipped to any part of the State. Bearing Lime Trees at 10 cents each.
plow or cultivator. This plan has
San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries
been in use in citrus fruit nurseriesfor TALLAHASSEE, FLA. VILLA t FRANCA NURSERIES.,

many years, and has more recently DUBOIS Manager.Send .
been applied to propagating peach and for Catalogue and order early. Send, WOOD.L. .
also,for Price List of DUNEDIN, :FLA. '.
other fruits with good results; the B. & C. A. SKINNER -
A/touomizeirw arid Powder Bello
great loss often following the cuttingoff FLORIDA WINES. vs.
of June budded peach stocks, is by XOUCUS & SKINNER, DUNEDIN,*:;B A.
this means reduced to a minimum.By -

this method the bud to be forcedis Eo! VALUABLE FOR FLORIDA AND THE SOUTH.

placed in the position on tho stockto (ESTABLISHED 1878.) _

start first and grow: fastest as the Zc We Import from Japan,where our stocK Is carefully raised In our Nurseries,Persimmon
Mammoth Chestnut,Plum,Loquat, Litchi, Kin-Kan,and other Japanese and Chinese'Fruit
stock naturally seeks to regain its upright pGrows Trees. Giant and Dwarf Bamboos: Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs.
x We have purchased the Geo. Sylvester Seed House,at 315 Washington street, where-we a
position situ-
by forming an,.eye will carry all native and foreign seed bulbs maKing a specialty of Japanese Tree, Flower,.
ated to make an upright growth. The all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines Vegetable and Field Seeds. Send for new Illustrated Catalogue.
Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persim- II. II. BERGER & CO., '
trees sustain no check from the shock mons, Peen-to, etc. Peach Seedlings cheap.W. .. 315 and 317 Washington st,San Francisco,Cfll.,P.O.box 1501. t

incident to the entire removal of the Send for Catalogue. W.THOMPSON Smithvllle.,Ga. .

top; there are fewer sprouts from the SWITZERLAND NURSERY. a
ptock and the bud much KELSEY JAPAN PLUMON 1
grows more Peen-to,Honey and Bidwell's Early peach trees. Kelsey,Botan and other plum trees.
rapidly than when the entire removalof Three, six FLORIDA and twelve PLUM months STOCK.buds; 2,000 Grape Vines, Blackberry and Strawberry Plants.

the top is practiced, and it requiresno tub-year Botan.Marianna old*. Some,Purple fruited Leaf this and year.Simon's A Nursery at Your Own Door.A .

more work than the latter plan. Plum on Florida Seedling Plum stock the specialty made of sending all kinds of trees ann plants by mail, and safe arrival guar r
Mr. Gulick's plan of the best for all sections Florida. Eureka, Peen- anteed.: Price lists,free to all. Address '.
keeping To.Honey,best October and other Peaches on W. C STEELE manager -
buds erect by pinching back is good,' Florida, peach stock. Japan Persimmon, Switzerland,St.: Johns Connty, Fla.
"1 Grapes, Oranges,etc. Price list free. Inspec-
one. Tying to stakes is "old school, ; tion solicited. A. CAf'LAlIAN,

it is expensive and nothing is gainedby Prop. Eureka Nursery,Melrose,Clay Co.,Fla. SHELL POND NURSERIES.

it. Pinch back each successive The Hoffman Seedling Strawberry.This .

growth to a length which the tree
can ?
.. sustain in an upright position, add now grown extra very early extensively and most around prolific Charleston berry-, Peaches. Pears Figs, Plumb Kelsey Plum and Other Fruits..

which will be "stocky" enough to sustain and Norfolk for its great shipping quality Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture in Florida,and htntl
the next growth. If a shoot is and its handsome color and size,is the best
as to culture. -XA8. P. DePA+iS, Archer,Fla j
for the Northern
inclined berry now grown market,
to lap over or grow crooked
and has superseded all other varieties wher- -
cut it back to the first "upward growing" ever introduced. I am now growing a large -INTERL.] CHEN] NURSERIES,
eye. Even to do this, it is cut back stock of plant that is now ready for the fall

nearly to the point of insertion. Keep trade. All parties wishing to try them will Eustis, Lake County. Fla.,

the bud erect and straight. A tree please apply to me for circulars,as I will sell Offer for sale a stock of budded orange trees of all leading varieties, Including the .,,
them at a very low rate.OLIVER. :n.IVERSI: NAV.1L .
will grow just as tall and just as largeas
Budded entirely from buds received this season from Riverside, CaL Bldwell PeenftSland
by the "staking up" process, and it MOORE, Honey,Peaches, Kelsey,and other Japan Plums.\ All home grown. Best native and foreign
Involves much 1 less work grapes,including a large stock of BlackBambu!'&. White Adriatic and other fip.: Per8Im
16 Blake Street, Charleston, S. C. mons,etc.;;Price list foeeon application.' G H. NORTON, EUSt1J"Fla.788 : !.',
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Choice and Improved Varieties of Tropical and SemiTropicalTrees
Plants, Bulbs and Flowers. seedling of the Peen-to;by A. I. Bidwell, of Orlando, Fla.; In quality best, sprightly,
juicy and sweet; the only variety yet brought forward ripening with the Peen-to if 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
ones planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. ESTWe are also agents standard shape and high color. The original tree,the seed of which was planted In the winter -
for HuMey's: Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Oeo. W Baker's Flesh, Blood and of 1882 Is now six Inches in diameter and has fruited finely the past three seasons yielding
Bone Fertilizer. All Inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address, tour bushels this season,the first ripening May 7th,to-day(May 25tb)all left on thJ tree are
HPWCAM BKO'S, Clear Water Harbor, Hlllsboro'County, Fla. ready for market. JAS. MQTT Orlando, Fla.

The Lakeland Nursery CompanyAre FLORIDA GROWN PEACH TREES.,

now in readiness to forward a copy of their Kelsey Japan Plums, Olive Trees, Oranges, Figs, lemons,Pecans,

SUM I : "-L3/JL Jtfji :JttL TO :Jtri. :JL: af"Ws"* JcLi ::La IS T 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. 188788. Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application.

Communicate with E. H. TISON Manager, GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES,
June 15,1887. Lakeland.;Pol&k Co..Fla.GAINESVILLE ....
G. L. TABER Propr..Glen St.Mary, Fla.

G-a1n.es"Vl.11e: u.x-serl.es: BAY VIEW NURSERIES.CHOICEST .


NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000 Superiors, ripens in:May, size above medium Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
quality best of alL 5JXX)Thomas,late,ripens in September; single specimens have weighed ,
a pound. Bldwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties will be found in stock. rootedand
10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 20,000 LeConte Pears; 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet Tropical and Semi-Tropical.Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well "
high,and 100.000 Orange trees,of all good varieties,will be sold CHEAP :FOR CASH. inquiries adapted to outh Florida.
Many miss it who buy elsewhere. An inspection is invited. All by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
on application. It. D. HOYT, Bay View HlUsborough; Co.. Fla.

Lemon Lemonss 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 Lemons '
1 are loaded. We shall ship in July and August and publish results in the"Dispatch." Rare exotic plants of all descriptions for summer planting. Bare and new:'f'11ita.
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 .
other varieties Lemon and Nursery stock suitable for Florida.
of Orange, and Lime. .
I The Double Imperial Navel and 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 ,'
of each of these varieties KEDNEY & CAREY, Wirier 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 healthy tock .

a Stocks five and buds one,two and ears old. All the leading named varieties; well rnit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
grown and well rooted. Budded and Nectarine Trees Roses etc. Send for r
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders'elsewhere.. AARON WARR: ,GeorgetO-vv.D.9.: ; .F1a.
L. W. LIPSEY & CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.ORANGES !.fay 1R'R.:&tfLLL.e '
LEMONS, : George 1NTur erie:
Pomegranates Valrico Nurseries Gnavas, ,

,Figs, Bananas, SEASON OF 1.887'88.All .
Grapes, Avocado P'rs, fruits, plants and vines suited to the climate of Florida, !including Oranges, Lemons
Pears, Free. Anona, and all the citrus fruits,as well as Peaches,Pears Plums, Persimmons,Grapes, Figs,Pecans, .
Pecans, Catalogue Acacia, Almonds Apricots,Olives,etc. Also many useful and ornamental grasses,Plants,Vines,etc.
" Oriental >erium. Have also! for sale several valuable improved places at great bargains. Catalogue free to
,Plums and W. G. TOUSEY, Caladium, address. -
Persimmons, PAL trs i"us. any W. W. HAWKINS & SONS,
LI1tlE Etc. Sejfher, Hittsborough. ., Fla. Etc. Lakft George, Fla: ;


y 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

d Fall and Winter. Vines and Cuttings.We .

F. S. CONE, Proprietor, make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal discount to
All answered. Address
, nurserymen. inquiries promptly
j __ 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 Dunedin Hillsborough County Florida.We .
the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also, ,
make a of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREES,including
Peaches Pears Plums and other Fruits.
Grapes, Double Imp specialty (buds personally selected in California by a member of our com-
a ", Our stock Is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties& pany) and Washington Navels,Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardiff, Jaffa, Du Roi,Stark'n Seed-
specialty. less,etc.,etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca,Sicily,Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka. ;
R. 'V. PIERCE, Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches, Plums,White Adriatic Figs,etc.,etc. Our stock is large,com-
( Indian Springs Orange Co.,Fla. plete,well rooted,thrifty and clean. Special terms on large orders. Catalogue free on ap
I plication. Address A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, FlaE .

..A.J."taJX1.C: : >D."te 1 Turerie: .

ORANGES LEMONS, ACHES. : =LockyJ3ran.cb.: : TN't r eries.LeCoute : .

All the leading orange and lemon trees, including the "Everbearing" orange. Oranges Lawson and Uarber's Hybrid Peare a Spo.
excrr month in the year. Washington Navel oranges a speciality. Bidwell Pcen-to,Pallas Keifer Bartlett,
i and Honey peach trees. Kelsey,and other. Japan plums,including that wonderful new plum, cialty.
the Blood Plum of Satsuma,"and the 'Early Sweet Plum."NiaO'ra Empire State and lead-
Ing varieties of foreign grapes. The new flg"Foundling," Pears,Persimmons, Figs, Mulber- Summer contracts,Special Rates,will now be given. AddressB.
ries, Loquat,Guavas,Nut trees,etc. The new Japanese seedless orange"Hunshlu." a com-
plete line of ornamental trees, including Grevilba's, Eucalyptus, Acacia, etc. Illustrated W. PARTRIDGE. ;
catalogue free. Address, II. L. \V 1112 AT LEY, Montlcello.Fla f
Altamonte,Orange County Fla"

Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries, SOUTH FLORIDA NURSERIES.Sixty .

thousand choice Orange,Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FJLA. grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties: also two new varieties,Hybrids of
Honey and Peen-To,named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The Chinese King;
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and ,. ripens in May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Hone; Our evening bearing orange
Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. will give you ripe fruit the year round. We have the genuine Washington Navel sent to us
Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address direct from Washington. Big discount on large orders. .
C. B. PELTON, Manager,
yi A. E. CIIAIUPLIN Lake Helen,Florida.
Oakland,Orange Co..FIa. .,


stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the
f most varied In the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made to the THE OUANOE AND: HIEMOTW.:
,lists of Fruits suited to sub-tropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits, in variety other Citrus Prints, LeConte and Keiffer'Pears, Japan Plums, Japan en1Il:.
we offer 100,000( Peeii-To, Honey and Pallas Peach Trees;also,Kelse: Vines tan and coons Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc. -;:,.. f'
other Oriental Plums,Oriental Peart*,Japan Persimmons, Grape ,xtrv
berry Plant etc. Our stock of Hoses, Evergreens.; Palms, Acacias. and flow- PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY,
ering shrubs Includes? everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue(No.4) MANVILLE & CO.
A. H. ,
be mailed free to all
U establishment and will applicants.
published for this branch of our
-we do not.,employ agent Snde your orders direct to us and avoid being:imposed upon. Lakeland, Polk County, Fla.and, Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fly,





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,. i .OB31D ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER MONDAY, May 23, 1887, SIOa m,Trains
4 1" *< will leave and arrive as follows: -


'MO., R. THATCHER) > RAILWAY&IGATIONCO. ..; ei' .' o :l. ,'t;
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AND 00 g 1 gzo = "'
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(, San. Mateo. Putnam County, Florida. SCHEDULE IN EFFECT AUGUST 10, 1887. ::: 1'1 .E f' ." :: S !1'1 g G)

rn <: :; ... '. ., fII!!: rn t.
Standard Time,33 minutes slower than Jacksonville .- -1- A:;'-:;:; -;; --;; -z-
.. local. : ; ;; ;; Leave-ArrIve PM A M

The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon From ..... ?..._ ?__ .?__ .....? ?....? R. R.Wbart ......- .-... -...... .....?. -
and other Citrus Fruits. Arrive To o 8 40 4 40 5 00 10 20 4 40 ......Bantord_... 115 2 08- 20 100 535 3 45
e Leave 3 8 50 4 48 518 1032 455 .Belair...... 112 150 8 0812 481 518 ,3 33

Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro Read Not WEST. Read down. 4 ...... ...... ...... ....?.. ...... .Crystal Lake. 111 ...... _.... _.._ ....., '__..
dnctioru No 10 Nol No 9 5 855 ...... 5 23 ......_ ...... _.... Bents..?... 110 1 41)) 8 (03); ....... ..._' .:...
1210 p 730p......Jacksonville.... 7 45 a 300 P 525 105 13.J 7 5012 37 58 "
10 905 4iS 5 31 1057 ....Longwood.... 4 3'10
1100 a 6 50 p.........Baldwin.........8 27 a 402 P 13 913 5 Ot 540 1107 543'Altamonte..102 127 7 37 12 30 4 30 258

The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel 10 22 a 6SO p.Macclenny......8 48 a 4 Sip 14 918 507 545 11 13 5 55 ......_Mayo...?.. 101 120 70012 26 420 250
1016 6 25 St. .... 8 53 4:37
low. a p.Glen Mary. a p \ 610 100 1 15 251223 415 245
15 9 22 510 550 1125 _..Maitland..... 'i
956 a 610p.....?.8andersonM...... 9 09 a 4 55 p 97 235
630 107 7151215 400
1140 Park_
930 518 _Winter
' The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto 9 30 a 5 49 p.,......._Olustee_....... 9:30 a 5 20 p. 20 ...... ... ...... ....._ ...... .......Wllcox..... 95 ...... ...... _...... ......
24 ..
8 65 a 5 p..... .Lake City........ 9 56 a 6 15 p
615 12 20 7 30 9312 55 7 0012 02 310 215
30 Orlando. .
22 9 45 5 .
the soil and climate of Florida. ? ? ?
818 a 4 57 p......_.W elborn..........10 21 a 6 56 P .... 90 .. .... ... .. ..
25 ... .. ....:. ?. ...Gatlin ..... ?. _... "' ?
8 06 a 4 48 ........Houston. .......lO 35 a 7 13
p. ? p #
25 12 43 7 45 8912 40 6 3711 49 3 00 152
26 9 55 5 38 6 ... essamlne.
The Japan Plum, varieties of the Mulberry 7 47 a 4 33 p.......Live Oak....?.?.10 49 a 730 P Z7 9 58 .. ... ...... ...... ...... _Pine Castle.?. 8812 .. -..... ...... ......
i Hart's Oaolce Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc.wca 658 a 4 06 p..E1lav1l1e..1116, a 808 P 3010. 05 5 45 6 35 12 55 8 00 Cypress 8512 6 251142 2 48 1-40
618 a 33t) p........Ma son........,1148 a 8 48 P _.Blg ? 8) _.
34 1015 5 57 650 A 11 113 8 15 .McJt non... 12 6131132 PM 232125
alogue free on application.RKFBBKNCES 5 41 a 3 07 p..Greenvllle.12 18 p 9 25 p 40 10 30 ffi 25 7 05. 6 00 130 8 55 ...Klssimmee... 75 37.. 6 001120. 9 05 215 105
520 a 249p.... ....A ucUla..12 36 947
? p P 1040 : 610 ..... ... 71 1100 850 1240.';
44 6 33 PM PM ..Capmbells 1 A 11 PM
500 ........
a 233p Drifton. .12 54 10 09
r & San Mateo ? p p ,
Gowen .
12 g
:Crosby ; 5210 58 652 630 940Lake Locke.. 6311 1044 H 25 (
Hon. G. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, 5 25 a 3 00 ar..Monticello..ar> 120 p 10 35 p 571115 7 02 6 42 10 02 ....Davenport.... 58 1115 10 32 810 1l50 i
Palatka. 4 85 a 205p..lv..Montlcello..lv..l225p 930 P 61 1125 710 652 1017 ?.Halnes CIty 541105 1022 755 t U'3.5 "

5 00 a 2 33 p.....???.Drifton?.........12 54 p 10 09 p 6811142 724 710 1105 Bartow Junc. 471053 1007 735 11 ,10 "
4 32 a 213 p..Lloyd.............. 132 p 10 35 p 5.1 731 7 1125 ...Anbnrndale 431040 9 M 7 05 1050
ALBERT FRIES 4.15 a 145 p........_Chaires.-......... 145 p 10 49 p 77 12 0.1 7 38 7 03 1140 ...*Fitzhughs ... 3810 28 9 44 650 10'35
3 40 a 119 p..?....Tallahassee--._ 213 p 1150 p 83 12 18 751 t8 05 12 30 ._Lakela d..... 321015 9 30 g6 32 1010
235 a 12 48 p..l\ldway.......?.. 2 41 p 12 40 a 93 12 43 812 8 35 1 20 ...Plant City.... 22 9 l'l 9 05 5 45 9 25
St. Nicholas, Fla. I 150 a 12 21 p....?...?Quincy......... 3 09 p 150 a 98 12 53 ..... 8 50 ...... .........Cork_...?. 17 9 S .... 5 25 "
Agent for Geo. W. Baker's 12 55 a 1154 p...? Mt. Pleasant..... 3 35 p 2)a lro 105 8 32 9 05 2 05 ??...setrner....... 12 9 Z1 8 35 5 08 H
"2 01 a 1125 p.._River Junction._ 4 Oo p 3 an a lOi 1 12 838 922 215 ...... Mango..?.. 101 922 8 20 500 8 O'I f
ROTTED BONE MANURE. 109 1 20 ..... 9 33 ....? ?...Orient. 6' R 15 .... 4 48 ?..
115 135 9 00 9 50 2 55' Ar Tampa Lv 9 00 8 CO 4 30 1 I
p'\J PH AM PM 'PM ." r
i No. 4. No. 8. No. 7. No. :3. ,
Twenty-five dollars per ton free on board in 10.15 a 405 p...... Fernandina ......10 10 a 4.00 p Flag Stations. Trains No. 3 and 6 leave from and a:rive at J.,'I'. & K. W. Depot. .No.:':: .
Jacksonville, or at factory price deliyered in 2 47 p........Callahan..1127 a and 6 ( ally. Nos. I 2 4 5.7 8 9,10,27 and 28, Daily except Sunday.: Train No. 6 will,t top
New Yor$. 630 a 230p.?."Jacksonville.. .1130 8 *0 P nnly at Plant City. Lai eland, Bartow Junction, Kissimmee and Orlando. Nos. 2 and a top'

Budded Orange. and Umbrella Trees from 5 30 a 1 43 p......... Baldwin ....?..12 25 p 10 00 p at Kissimmee for Lunch No.7 stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops at Lakelandfor --
25. to $1 each.Chas. 4 25 a 110 p........Highland....??.12 51 p 1050 p Supper. ... -:
4 08 a 101 p..........Lawt ey........... 101 p 1110 p Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and, tree)t. Baggage
3 43 a 12 45 p,...?....Starke ?._...... 131 p 1140 p checked through. ',;7Pembertoii .
M. Davidson & Co. 3 05 a 12.05 p........Walao ....?..... 155 p 12 25 a
227 a 1144 p.....? Cam pvllle ...... 215 p 12 50 a Ferry Krancli.-S.F. R.K. Sanford. andll1dialllUv rlC.uilroud..
2(7a( 1131 a...... Hawthorne...?... 2 20 pliO a Sou h Bound "i North Bound.
WHOLESALE FRUITERS 113 a 1104() a.....?..... Citra .......... 2 55 p 2 02 a Read Down. Read Up. ,
10 23 a......Silver Spring ..... 3 36 p '
1157 p 1010 a........... Ocala......... 3 52 p 3 20 a f' ,I''st Ac. .. F'st Ac. m Daily. except Sunday. .
'" Wi. -
COMMISSION MERCHANTS. 1105 p 9 43 a....... Bellevlew........ 4 22 p 4 08 a :: .6TATION8.'l dtFt = -
1013 p 918 a.......?..Oxford....?.... 4 45 p 4& 51 a 19. 21. 20. 22. South Bound. ; ,Nprtb Bound.
9 50 p 9 08 a ........Wildwood?...... 5 00 p 511 a - Read Dowd. Read Up...
8 55 8 40 a_.....Leesburg....... 5 28 5 57 a P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
Shipments of Florida Fruits solicited. p p o 5.00 7,0)()) Lv Pembert'n Fery Ax 9.50 4.5057 ::J Pas. PILL' Ii
8 35 p 8:30 a........Eldorado......... 5 41 p 615 a 1 5.04 7.05.Fitz erald. . 9.45 4.4558, ;'" &Ft STATIONS. dtt't. ="

Special attention paid to the sale of oranges. 8 00 p 815 a.Tavares............ 6 CO p 6 40 a 3 5.10 ...... ...._..... .Oriole . ,... 9.40 ..._ 5-1 25.. .24. :A:;t
6 30 65.5 a..Orlando. ...._.. 7 26
p pHIS a (- -
I 6 ._ .. .. ..Bay City.. .._ .__ 51
sales and returns. Cedar Key Division. 10 5.25 7.35 ....... 5Macon.. 9.3 j.1547 ...... p.m a.m "'
F !Quick prompt No. 4. No. 6. No. 5. No. 3. 12 5.35 7.43 ........Owensboro....?? 9.15 4.en 45 o .....,. 5.50 lv......?Sanford .........ar H.OO ...,N III
3 ... 6.03 ........Fort Reed......... 7.42 _....15
10.15 a 4 05 p..Fernandina..lO 10 a 4.00 p 16 5.50 8.08 ......... .......?.. 9,00 3.50 41 ??
< Stencils sent on application. 247p...... Callahan..... .1127 a ZJ 6.10 8.45 ....._.?.Richland........?. 8.42 3.18 3t 5 .?..... 610 ?..... ...Rutledge.......'. 7.32 or!"., 13
6 30 a 230p.... Jacksonville? .?...1130 a 839 32 6.30 9.15 _......-.redderville... 8.22 2.tO\25\ 7 ... 6.20 ...?_......(1ydes. . :J7.20 ..:.. 11
References-Commercial National Bank, 5 30 a 1 45 p....."...Baldwin. ..?.....12 30 p 1000 p 37 6.45 9.40 ......?... Kathleen.. . 8.10 2.20 20 12 ...?..I 6.35 .?..?..._.Cllfton ...?....?. ;1.01 ..:.. 6
Merchants and Farmers' National Bank, 4 25 a 12 51 p .....Highland ...... 132 p 10 50 p 40 6.50 9.52 ........Grlffin's MUL.?... 8.01 20817 13.?...?\ 6.43.\ . .*Tuskawilla.. 6.55. .. 5
? ? \ 17 .. .._.... OvIedo....... .. 6.40 ....... 1
Wm. Johnston, No. 231 East Trade St., Char- 4 08 a 12 35 p..Lawley........ 144 p 1110 p t3 :.20 10.30 .?.......Lakeland.......... 7.55 1.5514 ? 7.07.. ?
lotte, N. 0. 3 43 a 1212 p.........Starke.. ....... 216 p 1140 p 51 7,4511.00 .....?._'Haskell...?....... 7.30 1.00 6 19..1 ar..Lake Charm..lv_ 6.201...._ 0I
3 05 a 1125.....Lv Waldo Ar?... 2 50 p 1215 57 RMOI11.20 Arrlve..Bartow_L. ve 7.1512 40. 0 I

815 p 1125 a..... Ar Waldo Lv...... 250p/ 7 SO a Bartow Branch.-Daily. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartow,
For Sale. 7 40 p 1100 a....._.Fairbanks...... 310 p 8 05 a I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.No. .
7 00 p 10 30 a.......Gainesville...?.. 3 35 p 10 30 a South Bound. North Bound. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
P 1000( )Loquats,18 to Inches in height,Stocky, 5 35 p 9 55 a.......Arredondo...... 3 54 p It JO a Pas. Pas Pas. Pas. Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pember-
three years from seed once transplanted,well 4 80 p 915 a.......;...Archer.......... 4 SO p 12 25 p No. dtFt =" f'fATIONS. t=" &:Ft. No ton Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for
r rooted. Seed selected from choice fruit grown 8 39 a....... Bronson........ 5 06 p ---=. 11. 13. q ti 12. 14.A Pnnta Gorda.
by E. H. Hart of Federal Point. 615 a?... Cedar Key...... 7 20 p - No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for
Also a lot of Scuppernong and Thomas grape Tampa Division. M P. H Lv Ar A H. P.K. Sanford.No. .
vines, two and three years from layers, strong 0 Bartow 7.10 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
and well .. N o. 4. No. 8. No. 7. No.3. .
grown. 1220 5 WlnterHvn X1810.06 Tampa.No. .
Also a few thousand Sour Orange Trees, 10.15 a 4 05 p..Fernandlna. a 4.00 p 8.12. 9 .Eagle Lake 6.35 .14-At Bartow with Florida Southern
i from one inch to one and one half inches in 2 47 p.Callkhan..ii 27 a 12.351 8.Z5 9.501 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction
6.30 ......Jacksonville ._11 30 830 51
diameter and above twice a 230p a p 12.551 6.201
nursery grown, Bartow Iv with train for .
with plenty of roots and vigo- 5.30 a 143 p_.......Bald win.........12 25 p 10 iW) p 8.40117 9.301 Tampa.No.
transplanted, 15-At Bartow Junction with trains
Address. 3.05a 12 05 p.'Valdo......... 155 p 1215 a CONNECTIONS.. .,>: from
rous. and Sanford at Bartow
t O. R.THATCHER Fairview Nurseries 11.57 p 10 10 a.............Ocala.........? 3 52 p 3 20 a Tampa with
TRAIN No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.
60 9 08 a..Lv Wildwood Ar. 5 00 511a
Pan Mateo Fia. p p
DeBary- aya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for
435 905a. AT Wildwood Lv... b 03 9 30
p pit a and J. T. & K. W. train from Titusville Tampa and Kissimmee.No. .
4 00 P 8 40 a....Panasoff kee..... 5 24 p 10 05 a ;
at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida.
WE MANUFACTURE: 230 P ......"umterville...... -- 1030a ; 1
at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry.No. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
8 10 St.Catherine... 652
a. P 2-At Lakeland with trim for Bartow; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.No. .
I AL WELL DRILLS 800 a..WlthlacooctJee.. 603 p >>t Bartow Junction with trains to and from .20-At Bartow with Florida Southern i .
..... .. ...
-- 7 37 a. Owensboro. 621 P .
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De Railway train from Punta Gorda at Lakeland -
FOB 7 20 a........Dade Citv_. 64'Jp -- Pemberton
Bary-B .ya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, with train for Tampa; at
left Water, Coal and Gas, 600a.. LvPiantCity Ar. ROI\p -- and J., T. &K. W. trains for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for y

jdranlle Jetting. Jacksonville Uraiicn. Titusville.No. Gainesville and Palatka.No. .
Large Block In America.1'armers .3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern 1 1
with small outlay 1015 a 5 50 p.......Fernandina....... 7 iii a 4 UU p Coaches without change between Jackson- Railway for Punta Gorda.
(experience unnecessary), Can 9 45 a 5 25 p...... Hart's Road.?... 7 ;32 a 429p! ville and Tampa. Connects at Sanford with No.22-At JBartow with Florida Southern
make large profits. No risks.Can 914 a 503p... ......Duval..........7 58 a 5 U3 p J,.'T. &K. \\ train from Titusville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake
direct buyers to paying territory. -8 30 a 4 31)p.... Jacksonville..... 8 30) a 5 45 p tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tampa land with train for Tampa.

rh Prospecting for Water, Coal St.' Marks liranoh. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays connections are maue at Tampa by the
f Gas done .
w or on application.Also with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River Limited West India Fast Mall both north
MTs of WIND MILLS, 12 15 p m ....?......?.?.TaUah8&it'e..?....... n :its,a m and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdayswith and south bound, with the elegant and com-
HORSE POWERS FEED MILLS 1157 a m...................Belial r...... .. K..a: a m Plant Steamship Company's ships for mr dlous Fast Mail Steamships Mascotte and
FODDER AND ENSILACE 10 68 a m................Wakulla.o..n... 9 40 a m Key West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamshi' Co., to and
CUTTERS Mention,PUMPS this AID Paper.WELL Bend SUPPLIES 10 SO a_m_.....?......8U Marks .....10 05 a m 6-Has Pjillman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana,and with steamer -

.Uo to coyer cost mailing ("a"means a.m. time. "p" means p.m. time.) Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on Hlllsboroagb
Catalogue. St. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday son; vllle. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River.
CHICAGO Thursday and Saturday; only. Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any
TUBULAR WELL WORKS. Leaving time is given in every case except Margaret from Manatee River,and on Bun- Notary Public,and Notary's certificate that
G8 w.lake 8&, CUcftfo UL| where arriving time is named. days Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant 3 uch application has been made, when vised
Trains 1 and 2,5 and 6.7 and 8,9 and 10, and Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West,will an-
Branch Key West swer the of a
-- ---- train on Jacksonville run dally. purpose Passport.w.
CW Trains 3 and 4 daily except Sunday No.7 At Lakeland with train for Pemberton MCCOY,

TannllIfani&! A no@lt alOrk11 TCI? 'a. Trains 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace Sleep Ferry. __ _u ____ Gen. Freight fe:Ticket Agent.
a ing Cars between lllver Junction and New -

uqtw'.8tuWjIDPMt'Sa.a Orlf'an'4.
Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman He. PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS
'BIa4'" InDItI'aW dining Chair and Sleeping Cars to and from ,

mips, apply Company' ,.
Agents, or write to .

Gen. Pass. &:Ticket A Lent.D. :: Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida (without t jce).
E. MAXWELL, Gen.SnpLJacksonville.Fla
srk, ,. Reference. : Our Acct Sales and check Saturday, for every shipment closed out thatrtveek yT' .


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SEPTEMBER.. .... 19.1887.1, ..' : =" --- ,-.SHE. .. FLORIDA. DISPATCH, 791



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F ,
1 all-rail route between Jacksonville,
Savannah, New York BOSTONAND Trains on this Road are.run by Central Green Cove Spring, Palatka, Gainesville
andPhiladelphia, Standard Time. Ocala, Leesburg, DeLand, Enterprise: Titus-
and Passenger'TraIns will leave and arrive dally ville, Sanford, Mt. Dora, Tavares, Winter
i and Savannah as follows: Park, Orlando,Tampa and Kouthern Florida. -
Time table in effect June 27, 1S>7. (Central
65 to 70 HOURS. PHILADELPHIA. WEST INDIA FAST HAIL. standard time. A means a.m.: P means p.m.)
Arrive JacksonvilleN.N..NN..N-12:00 n'n

Leave Jacksonville...................._..__ 7.00 a m GOING SOUTH.
t Arrive Waycross............................_ 9:18 a m Lv Jacksonville from 3.F._& W. Ky Station.
: Ocean Steamship Arrive Jesup.._ ..............-.......-.....-.10:32 a m Cuban '
, Company. Arrive Savannah_.._.............._...12:06 p m Pass. Mall. Pass. '
Arrive Charleston..........................._. 4:46 p m Daily.
Central or 90 Meridian Time) Arrive RIchmond.........................?..... &:54 a m STATIONS. A. M. P. M. P. \1.
( Arrt Washington_...._._..............11:30 a m Lv Jacksonville............ 8:00 12:30 3:45
Passage Yfcates : Arrive'Baltimore.......?..._..............12:40 p m Orange Park...?-...... 8:30 12:56 4:18
j Between Jacksonville and New York, 1st class S2L75; Intermediate 116.75; Excursion!13.50; Arrive Philadelphia...._..................... 3:10 p m Green Cove Spring? 9:05 1:24 4:54
Steerage $11.75. Arrive New York,_.............._..._ 5:50pm Ar Palatka...._...._ 10:10 2:11 5:53
Jacksonville and Boston, lit class J25.00; Excursion: Si3.50:Steerage 112.50.THE Pullman Buffet Cars to and from New York Lv Palatka...._......ww_ 10:05 2:15 6:00
Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Jacksonville and ullrcan Bleeping cars Pomona..._......_. 10:40 6:34
to and 'rom .Jacksonville Tampa.. HuntlngtonCres.C.( ) 10:51 6:45'
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK? II KAiHIlo......._ ...........1115 3:10
" CITY SAVANNAH,Capt,. P, Smith................Friday,September 26:00 p. m fc'C DeLand T A1AC Junction.? .. 7:10
12f'8p 3:52 8:05Ar (
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. Monday Sept ember 5- 730 a.it: NEW ORLEANS KXPBE3 -
CHAT CAHOOCHEE Capt. Daggett... Wednesday: ,September 78:30 a. m Arrive Jacksonville...................... 7:45 p m DeLand (DeL tty... 12:25p 4:10 8:20
. NACOOCHEE Capt.,Kempton.............._....... ...._._......_ Frida ,September 99:30 a. m Leave Jacksonville......................._.... ,.00 a ni Lv DeLand (DeL. By)-. ll:50a 1:55 7:40
OITY OF SAVANNAH,Capt. F.Smith ............. ... Monday, September 12- 1:00 p.m Arrive JVaycrow-._..-................_..... 9:18 am Lv Orange City Junc_ J2:20 4:01 8:18
i CITY OF AUGUSTA..-...._.?.-................ Yedne"day, September 14- 3.-00 p, m Arrive Thomasville ............................ 1:22 p m Enterprise Junction. 12:32 4:12: 8:31
TALLAHASSEE J Capt. Fisher.-.....:. Friday,September 16- 4:30 p. m Arrive Bainbridge....?....._...._._.... 3:35 p m II Monroe..__?..._..._. 12:39: 4:18 8:38:
1 CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Daggett.................... Monday,September 197:00 a. m Arrive Chattahoochee ..-......_..... 4M p m Ar Han ford ..._-_._...._ 12:52p 4:30p' 8:48
NAOOOHHEE apL Kempton. .......Wednesday,September 2130 a. m Arrive Pensacola via L. &N.R.1L...tU:10 p m

OITY OF OFSAVANNAH., apt.Smith..... ........... ... .,..Friday,'September Z: -10:80 a. m Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R....?...... 2:15 a m Lv Sanford...._.._....._ A.9t0 M. P M., "
CITY OF AUGUST .... ....... ..... 26- m Arrive New Orleans via L.&N.R.R. 7:10: a m 5:00
Catharine .
Monday September
apt. !
M ? ::3lJp Pu Iman Buffet Cars to and from Waycrossand Ar Sorrento..._.............. 10:12 5:57
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fiaher -.Wednesday, September 283:30p.mCHATTAHOOCIIkE :| II l\It Dora...._....._._ 10:32 6:13
'I. Capt.. Dagpett.. ... ...... ..-..-....Friday September30-,p. m New Orleans vU Pensacol, and Mobile.. Tavares...?_...__.?,10:18 6:27

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. A C. LINE JEXPBESS. Ar Enterprise._......._. 4.zr. : ,
GATE MACON E. R. CoLewie.........-. Thursday September 8- 9:30 a.mATE .Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m Lv Enterprise M****...***.:*** 4:30.
CITY Capt. H. ......N.............:NN.'Iliu sday, 154:00 p Leave Callahan.........._..................... 2:41 p m I .Osleen....._....._. .... 4:55
CITY R. .. -.............. ................ 22- 9:30 m Ar Tltusvllle': ...
Capt. E. Taylor N .Thursday September a. Arrive Waycross.........._.................... 4:4u pm'' ... _. 6:32
CITY OF MACON Capt.H. C. Lewis. .............................Thursday., September 29- 4:00: p.m Arrive 8avannah................................. 7:58: p m Lv wanford (So Fia Ry). 4..:10'

FOR PHTT..A UELPHIA. Arrive Charleston........._....._....._ 1:25 a m Ar Orlando....?.._?.._.. 5:32
Arrive Wilmington.............,.,..........-. R:25 a m 44 KissImmee ..._,........ 6:15
[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] Arrive'Weldon:................................... 2:40 p m Lakeland ........_ 8:00
IUNIATA, Capt. Askins......._...._................_._w Saturday,September 3- 6:30 p. m Arrive Richmond. .............................. 6:00 p m u Bartow.....M.M................... 8:40
DESSOl'G Capt. N. F. Howes.........._._._. ..................Saturday September 10-11:00 a. m
? Arrive Washington_...........................ll:00 p m U Tampa (So Fla Ry..,.
JUNIATA,Capt.Atkins.........?.............._................-.........Saturday, September 17-;. 5:30 p.m Arrive New York ......._................... 6:50: a m 9:10. _.._..._
DBSSOUG: Capt. N. F. Howes..........................................Saturday,Septe ber 24-11:30 a. m Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville Lv Palatka (Fla So Ry) 10:05a
Ar Gainesville_.....__ 12:20p
to New York. Ie Ocala ...__............. 1:18 -
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Leesburg....,......__. 3:15
cnnectlng with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) EAST!: FLORIDA EXPBSSS.: Brooksville.......?..... 5:40
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.' Arrive Jacksonville .................:....._ 9:45 am
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North,East and Northwest Leave Jacksonvllle...........;..........__ 4:15 p m GOING NORTH.
'Tin Savannah. For Information and rooms apply to Leave Waycross................................... 7:20 p m Cuban Mall. Pass. Pass. "
HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. G. ANDERSON, Agent, Leave Gainesville,...................._.... 3:45 p m Dally. -
Pier No. 85 North River New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. Leave Lake City.................... ..._N.... 3:25 p m STATIONs... P.M. A.M. A.M."
RICHARDSON & Agent Savannah Pier Boston. :Leave Live Oak>................................_ 6:55 p m Lv Tampa (So Fla RR). 8:10 ..
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 18 8.Third Street,Philadelphia. Leave Thomasville..................._.......10:55 p m Lakeland 9:30
J. D. HA8HAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav.,Florida& Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway,N.Y. Arrive Albany...................-.......:........ 1:22 am Bartow.?...._....? 6:00"KIsslmmee.ll
O. M. SORREL. Gen. Manager., H. R. CHRISTIAN, Soliciting Agent. Arrive,Montgomery:via Cen. R..R.-. 7:26 a'm : 6:25 11:40
For Tickets apply to S., F.'& W. Railway office. Arrive'Mobile via L. &N.'R.R..._ 1:50 p m Orlando.........??._?. 12:25a. 7:10 12:05p:
Arrive New Orleans \ia L. &N. R.R. 7:20 p m Ar Kanford (So Fla R R 1:00 8:20 1:15
Arrive Nashville via L. &N..,R. R.... 7.D5 p m
K. X.L'ENGL& W. A. DBLL. Arrive Louisville via L. &N.R.R_.. 2:12 Lv Tit usvUle..--=.._... 11:28a.
a m Osteen _.........__.._
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. R. R... 6:30a
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. Arrive St. Louis via L.&N. K.R......... 7:35 a m m Ar Enterprise.... _........ l:33p
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville Enterprise........ ..... l:37p

Safe Deposit Baffe. and St. Louis via Thoraasville, Mont- Lv Tavares___...._..._ 7:00 ll i4Pa(
gomery and NashvilleEAST { Mt Dora....... ..._..._ 7:13- 1]:57a
Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m foiorrento..._..?...._" 7:38 12:17p

Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. Arrive J ck onVllle.TENNEfaSEE..........EXPRESS.................. 7:25 a m Ar Sanford M.......?N.:...:. A 1\1 8:25 l:30p

Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent $10 $15 and $20 Year. Leave Jacksonville...........::............... 7:00'p Lv Sanford.....?........_. 1:15 8:20 1:3.5p
per Leave Callahan_...._......-................... 7:40 p m Monroe................. M 8:40 1:44
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS. Arrive Waycross................................ 9:30 p m Orange City June._ 1:46 8:59 2:02
W. N. BAKER, Caahler.T HENRY A. L'ENGLE, Manager. Arrive Jesup.......................................10-.57 p m DeLand Junction..... 2:00 9:12 2:13
Arrive Macon via E. T.V.& G. R. R. 3:50 a m Ar DeLandDeLandRy( ) 9ro 2:27 ,
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &G.R.R. 7:20 a m Lv DeLand 8:55 1:55
Arrive Chattanooga E.T. V..& G. 1:35 m
Pullman Buffet Cars and coachesto p Lv Spring Garden..?... 2:19 9:31 2:30":
2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND and from,Jacksonville. and passenger Chattanooga. "" Seville_.. ._.... ... ... 3:02 10:09 3:10 .
Huntington (Cres C) 3:26 J029 3:31
'. FOR BALE BY SAVANNAH :EXPRESS. Pomona.. _...........__ 3:38 10:40 3:41
Arrive Jacksonville- ............ 5:30 a m
Ar Palatka...... ......._ 4:15 11:12 4:14
Arrive Gainesville. _............_.... .,,.10:30 a m ? :
Leave Jackson vllle.......<............_........ fcOO: p m AM:
.THH FLORID! SOUTilllRN RAILWAY OMPiflY Leave Gainesville...._..........NN..N.N 3:45 p m Lv LeesburgFlaSoRy( ) AM 10:5512:44p

Leave Lake City................_...._ 3:25 p mLeave Ocala_.........._.._
Live Oak.._._................_...... 6:55 p m u 6:45
SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Arrive Waycross.................. ............11:45 p m Ar Palatka..?..,.. ...._. 10:40 4:10 1:30
Arrive Albany via B.&W.R.R.... .. 50 a m
Arrive.MRCOT Central R. R...._. 9:10 a m Lv Palatka_....._......_ 4:17 11:17 4:19
S'r Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R.t..._ 1:05 m 41 Green Cove Spring.. 5:21 12:19p 5:16
Columbia, Bradford Clay, Putnam Alachua Levy, Marion, Orange, ,Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.R. 715 p m "" :Magnolia _.....?..._. 5:23: 12:22 5:18

Arrive Savannah.. .._.______ 6:10 am Orange Park.-.? 5:58 12:56 5:48
t Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk &: Manatee, Anive Charleston..NN ... ............._.....11:40 a'm Ar Jacksonville....?......, 630a l:28p 6:20p
Pullman Buffet Cars Jacksonville to Cin-
Consisting of the finest Orange,Faiulng, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Flor cinnati and through coaches Jacksonville to ''
ida. Prt tie* tl.25 per acre and upwards according to location. Three trains betweenJacksonville and San-
Chattanooga. ford. No change of cars between Jacksonvilleand '
For farther Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla. Pullman leering Cars! to and from Jacksonville Tampa. ,
and Savannah. The 12:30 p.m. Cuban fast mall train awaits
L. N. WILKIE, W. P. COUPEK, Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail the arrival of the fast mall from the North
and 1 fr-teanship connections, and berg and stops only at the principal stations ant-
Chief Clerk and Cashier,Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. checked through. Also, Sleeping'Car at Lemon street, Palatka,making connection
and sections secured at the Company's Office Tampa with steamers for Key West and
7 TWENTY YEARS ESTABLISHED. in-Astor's building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- Havana on :Monday and Thursday evening
Station, and on board People's Line
senger Pullman Buffet Sleeping cars are attached to
=>> Steamers fi. H. Plant and Cbattahoocb.ee and this train from New York to
through Tampa
P. A. :E B.EJT-r: 1\t..A.N":
DeBaryBayaLine SteamerCity of Jackson and to 8:00 p.m. train from Tampa through to
ville. WM. P. HARDEE, Washington.
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant* o: General Parawigpr; Agent Direct, connection is made at Palatka with
IJ 'tl'T.t'VTr:11 Rf1twarlnt"'n .
An. the Florida Southern
Railway to and from
Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Delaware Avenue (below Vine Gainesville Ocala, Leesburg and other points
Street) Philadelphia. Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns reached by that road. Also with the St.Johns,
promptly made as advised. Stencils and market report furnished on application. and Halifax Railway for Ormond, Daytona.
Reference: H. S.Kedney, Winter Park, ..'''A.; A. H. Carey, Orlando, Fla.; L. n. Law- At Huntington with stages for Crescent City.

rence....' Winter Park, Fla., and the trade generally in Philadelphia and New York. !JL At Oranage City Junction with B.8., O. C. &
Fancy Poultry. A. By for Lake Helen and New Smyrna. At.
Monroe with Orange Belt Railway for Apopka.and .
,..t" PC> vc EB.S t d3 C1C>. Oakland. At Sanford for all points
ITIOIVCRIEF POULTRY YAKPS, reached by South Florida Railroad. '

COMMISSION MERCHANTS IN P. O. Box 331 ,Jacksonville Fla Steamer leaves Titusville for Cocoa, "Rock-
GENERAL W. W. FENDRICH ledge,.Melborne and all intermediate It- ting
on Indian River,nt 8. a.m.,Monday,WeJnea-
FLORIDA I FRWTS.AND) VEGETABLES. White and Brown Leghorns, Light Brah- day and Friday, Returning, leaves Melbourne
mas, Plymouth Rocks, Langshans. and at 5:3Q a.m., tuesday, Thursday an 2
Wyardottes Until further no-ticewih'fur- Saturday.
., All Roods. sold day of, arrival. andjcheck, .and sales sent on that day. Give us. a trial ship-' nish Eggs from the above varieties at|1 pre City ticket office,northwest corner Bay and
.ment. .. ; thirteen delivered at Exprest 'office. I Hogan sts. L.C. DCMINO, G. T. A.
a; 15 22 4r Main. Street. ,.. .,Richmond" va..,. Mention DISPATCH. l' M. MOKAN,Gen. Supt. and.G. P. A.
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Steamer CHEROKEE........,:.:.................."......."Thursday,September lst00p.m
MANATEE, FLA., SEMINOLE..:........ ........:.......... .........Thursday Septet ber 8th,8.-00a. m,
Notary' Public and Justice of the Peace CHEROKEE .......................ot................Thursday, 15th,2tfOp.m
SEMINOLE........... .............................Thunday,Septembr 22d, 8-OOa.m
CHEROKEE_..................._..,.................Thursday,September2rth,2:00 p.m
i for sale one thousand acres of choice
J>r4d:: on Manatee river,in sight of Manatee, Geo. S. Hacker & Son, From Fernandina, Fla., :.

Bralcdentown.. Ellenton and Palmetto, and MANUFACTURER OF Every.Sunday evening after'arrival of F. R. & N Co's trains, as follows: '
tc manufacturers' agent lor Wire Fencing.
,Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement, Fertilize!i DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDING Steamer DELAWARE,....... ........... .................. .............Sunday, September 4th
and Plantation Supplies,Cracked Torn ana YEMASSEE ...................................................Sunday, September 11th
Rice,Qra mlated Lime,Rock and Hheli. Cat- And DELAWARE............u.....................................Sunday, September 18th
tae and Poultry Feed ground to order in Building Material. YEMASSEE.,............. ...... .....,......................Sunday, September
team mill on premises. Office and'''Warerooms, King,op.Cannon St. All Ships sail from Fernandlna after arrival of afternoon trains of Florida Bill: way- and
fleas also breeding kennels of acclimated Charleston S. C. Navigation t.ompany.
I/averacfc and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter- Steamers appointed to sail from Pier 29. E.R.,New York, every TUESDAY and FBI.
riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado Farmers' Wagons and Carts.If DAY,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'ships for FernandIna and FrIdays' ships for Jacksonville.
.., latch or Tiger Dog (for wild hogs,bear and The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are unsurpassed. Every attention -
tramps). will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from New York via
'I you want a first-class Wagon or Can CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE Pier 29,East Klver.
OUR POULTRY YARDS Cheap for Cash,call on For further Information apply to ,
are weU-at cked with freshly Imported male K. D. ZAJIItt, J. A. STEAD,Agent, F. M.IROS MONGER JR.,G. F. P. A., J.A. LESLIE Agent,
birds which are mated with carefully selected Jacksonville,Fla. Fernandlna, Fla. Jacksonville bla. 88 W. Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.
hens! our own raisin, each vtriety being Office, H. Berlack'u Store,East Bay Street. THEO. G. EGER,Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE k cu., Gen. Agent. f ,
Allotted to In a lorty-acre 35 Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,Pa.,35 Broadway, N.Y.
orange grove. Kggs carefully packed in ba&kelitt Farm Wagons from.............$35.00 to moo ___
following pncf-s: Carts and Drays from ......$25.00 to$28.(' ESTA.BLISHED 1M'7li. j
White" Leghorus (Knapp's), Pit Games 1\1U I B k lo t30LD.l .
(Heathwoods), Plymouth Rocks (Hawkins).
Game jBatams: (Shouldlngs), Light Brahmas lot in Keuka, near P. 0..... ........$ 25 GRAIN GARDEN "

.(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks.,f UK) 1 Jot in Keuka, on Lake.................. 15 SEEDS.. ,

Claiborne rtbtrt, D.and Cuban Games Silver- Bearded, 40 Acres near Bostwick................. 100 AND s

and Chested,Polish,W.F. lack 8panlabJ tinff 10 Acres fruit land at Keuka........... 100 t

CoohlnB.Golden Laced Heabrights and Imperial 10 Acres:in town of Keoka.............. 300 FERTILIZERS !
White Pekin Ducks,51.50 per thirteen. 5 Acres Peaches and Pears 600 ,
Crested Black: Polands, Houdans, Oranges -
Wyando White tea(Prestnns), Lark gshans'(Crouds), Small Grove and House (nice)..... 700 vXJ.LI.A.: : : lI: .A. :EJOUaS-. ,

( Coneys Brown Leghorns,12.00 per thirteen. ED. RUMLEY, Keuka Lake,Fla. (Successor to J. E. Hart,) .
J;:;;' Bronze and Seminole Turkeys, 53.00 per 20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.

.'i;,;'.IOtne.!Booted Whle Cuban Carrier Pigeons,$1.50. ENGINEERING DEPAtT1tlEN/ IINIVE88IT'Y. _.handle none but. the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
tsar,\ pair. application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In
Distinct courses of Civil JfteJiaxi-
eat nod Mining EnginierinelAn- Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal I
nnal tuition$66], and in Manual Hay BranWheat
CHILDlffiN'B mADRI.W Technology [Free]. Full Faculty ,

facilities. Entenslre in draughting-rooms equipments and,laboratories GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc. I
hops and field practice.
SUNDA'f-SCpOOL: SONG BOOK. Session opens Sept.:21**. STATE AGENT FOR
For circulars address
Ky AB11EY & MUNGEK. i, WIL8 WILLIAMS JiaaJanne., 'Hanare Tenn I.I E. Tygert .& Co.'s i Star Brand Fertilizers,
:{By a happy tbought, the above endearing -
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,:namewas given to a boOk'containing the last Guaranteed;L Analysis.
compositions) of Mr.A.J.Abbey,a good com- HIATT'S AUTOMATIC FRUIT SIZERAwa.rd k
poner of refined taste, a child lover and sac- Comprising ORANGE 0"TREE and VEGETABLE
,carsfut teacherwho has recently pn.ssedaway.
This new collection of the sweetest of chil FERTILIZER, fL PURE GROUND BONE
dren's hymns and songs is likely to be received r 'BWJE *

3Sets., 83.00 Per Dozen.Jehovah's .
Praise. L. O. EJIF.RSON, I is an
d the First Premium at the South Florida
entirely new and superior book for Choirs', Prices: on application. July 27 it
Singing Clashes and Conventions. A large Exposition. Send for description and price to the
and attractive collection of Sacred and Secular Patentee.THOMAS H1ATT Iee.barar,FJa.MUNSON'S Pe T.' :I.a: rm a :n. :J? b. e 1 p s:,
music for pract cof and Church Service,
Anthems and 11[ ymn Tunes. SANFORD FLORIDA.. -

/ Price 81.00, 89.00 Per Dozen. MillS SELLS :\"

o"cuples a high place In the esteem of those FOB "
who need a collection of music of convenient Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops
FORCORN' Oranges ,
slz, not difficult and Qfifh"ooerateprice :
to use in religious meeting and In SPECIFICALLY PREPARE FOR EACH CROP.
unday-schooi service. Everything: Is dig- No used in Manufacture of these GoodsThe
Vermin-Feeding Compounds
nifled and in good taste, yet hrre is spirit

*' and brilliancy throughout. Ploase exam- highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many ,
ine. GRINDINGTheBESTonEARTH years' tests find them to be all that Is claimed for them. References can be given,but it la ,
Price 40 cts., 84.20 Per Dozen. lk ii heedless where goods BTA'n well known. It can be truthfully said that these are. the standard


OLIVER DITSOIN fc CO., Boston. R. T. YOUNG, Justice of the Peace. F. M. COOPER, Notary Public. '
O. II, DITSON & Co.,867 Broadway, N; Y. uHf Flouring Mill Outfits 1 ;
130 .A.cres
,;i I ii E Send Circulars. Address J "

600 ACRES. 13 CRE N"OUSE9. ttf' the best quality of heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hammock having miles,of river and .
MUNSON BROS., bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially t tJ r r
TREES AND PLANTS adapted to Florida. fruits and vegetables.
Bex 816. UTICA,L.Y. .
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We offer for the Fall trade a large and fine stock _--- ,- .... P.OX 81s.1 Q, ... CDa'O; g _;::::0 ." Co .,

'.' of FRUITS ereir
lIulIl'I a.nd Tree Het"dllnp. Priced Gian- right Piano, Rosewood ... 5 = o =
$, :}ague t Fall of 1887. mailed tree UMabttohed 1853.' Case, $165. u = ->bmo I>> a 0
BLOQfiUNGTQNfPHENIXMURSERYTCTTLK/ r ( ) oaly:only 9::a f>!a CD--e oS="0=-gs: Real Estate Agents, ; E i:: .SoS

JW 5Y *C0.1sr pHtri,BIAOYINOTU3ILLH. $60.QCrggaas mNw" Op vM CS :lea0typg4 o
.. J Ear.flff S., =!= ra f Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. = 4i g z
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CHANNON 00.Calu'as Established: years. O *3O 99 O
For Catalogues,address '" 64 7 #
Town and
property Improved unimproved .
6cinIianoandOranCo. in all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
CoversFOR WsshingtunN.J.,$ _-t_ bay fronts Pure salt water. Oysters fish and clams. Lovely building sites
U.S.A. w mainland "'a-i '.)ands. Yachting> unsurpassed. Correspondence solicited..


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All Weights and "( -"""' > TENTS ALL KIMDS.widths.. FOR THE MONEY. Cheapest Fertilizer in Use.

Catalogue Write for ZUnstrated DeaeriptiTe Cireolar.RICHttOWl Direct Guaranteed Price and free. Address '
HOOK: sent free. ,. shipments. analysis. Pamphlet .,.
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