The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title:
Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Live Oak Fla
The Florida Dispatch Line
Creation Date:
November 21, 1887
Publication Date:


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

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DaCosta & Manville, Proprietors., Jacksonville_ Fla., Monday, November 21. ,1887., New Series: Vol. 7, No. 47.

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p plow to Cure Areh1,"
Stoves, Crockery,
Skm&Scalp Tin-ware, : O S L'ENGLE China,
;t, Architects and Civil Engineers
z Dls r .-Iron1-ware(;! ,, : Chandeliers, ,
ases Granite : ; Plans,Specifications and Estimates for build.
t Oil Stoves i AND Ings of all kinds,Sanitary work,etc.
with th' ,' Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.
Silver-ware. .S # Gas Fixtures, P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville, Fla.
\ House Furnishings, COMPANY, .'"' Freezers, HARDWARE
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Refrigerators, -
.. Table Cutlery,
pimply diseases of the skin, : ( :Fire Dogs, GEO. L MoCoNiHE
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scalp, and blood with loss of hair,from Infancy FLA. Dinner, Tea and ,t ,
to old age,are cared bj. the CUTICURA Wooden..warol ; .: ... ,,' t, ;" Toilet:yetis. --l'' .lit New ',-':H l' "
Baskets and ,
REMEDIES.. ., .. .....l-I" ". ;; ;. '. t. ( .r y ". "'" .'n'..:,: I I',;; .; : :, ( Building at Old Stand.) '**
rider UTICUBA.,cleanses nE.the OLVRNT blood,and the New perspiration Blood Pn of ;- 'i';r"" 'P l.ticuIar.ttentlon Paid to l\l 'Orders.. '40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla,'

disease-sustalning:elements,and thus remove ,
the cause. ROCKWELL & KINNE
< UTICITRA, the great Skin Cure, Instantly Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinirartt
allays itching and Inflammation, clears the Successors to NichoK Rockwell &Co.,Wholesale and Retail Honsefarnlshlng Goods, Granite and
skin and scalp of crusts,scales and sores, and
restores the hair. Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates,,Mantels, Paints, Agate Ware, Sash Doom, Blinds*
CtrrictrRA SOAP,an exquisite Skin Heautl- Oils, Agricultural Implements,
tier, Is indispensable In treating skin diseases Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc.
,baby humors,skin blemishes,chapped Parties In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any Iron and 8teeIRope,Belting,
oily skin CUTICURA. REMEDIES 'are the goods they may need In our line. Prices lower than ever. Hose and Packing,Pumps,
great skin beautlflers. Steam and Water Pipe
Sold everywhere. Price, CDTICUKA', 50c.; 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla.
SOAP,25c.; RESOLVENT, 81* Prepared by the and Fittings, Four
POTTER DRUG AND CHEMICAL 0., liOSton, Steel Galvanized
g@-Send for "How t6 ure Skin Diseases.
, TINTED with the loveliest delicacy is the Grates: ,
bathed with imcuRA MEDICATED Etc.A.fgezit .
SOLP.A. Choice Bulbs Direct from Holland I In Fine Condition. At usual Rates,

are Worth Boable the Money, Besides Exprcssage. Sent, Express Paid, ; ;' For
N. Donrws & BRU.H to any Southern Express Office. in Florida. .
,Orange Lightning Powder,1'armen'Frteand *

'24 Named Hyacinthsall different 24 !Named Tulips, In 15 Varieties. Boss Plows, Dangler Oil'StoVes,
Perry A Co's Celebrated Stores and

Ranges,Southern (St. Louis)White
mixed Hyacinths. Mixed Tulips. "
Lead,Masury's Pure Colors in 011,
Masury's Railroad &j Liquid
48 Named Crocus, assorted* O; Named Narcissus4 Sorts.. Paints, Fairbanks'

Standard Scales.:;

60 mixed Crocus. 3 mixed Narcissus. STATE AGENT FOR

4. Snowdrops, 3 Scillas, 3 Ranunculus, 2 Anemones. .Total 201 Bulbs. Chattanooga Stove Go's

. Beady November.16th.. This offer is made only till December 15th.

All Bulbs then remaining unsold will be planted in my own grounds LOOKOUT STOVES. .
flan, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,

Camellias are hardy in all parts of Florida. PRICES SAME AS IN CHATTANOOGA,
44 W. Forsyth St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel. CAMELLIA JAPONICA
choice Named Varieties imported from Belgium 49 Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,.Copper and Tta
JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA ; two feet high, many with flower beds. Only ONE DOLLAR each Worlr order.

Gunsmlthlng done In all Its branches. six for'$5, twelve for $10, ALL DIFFERENT and all named. A rare WE MANITFAGTQuEA ,
chanco. Order early. Only 40 plants in stock. AlIIo.a few Azalea'In-
rates.Htanoll Cnttine bv m AL dica, ready to bloom, ftl and $2 each. DRILLS
Special : ________ __ FOBWater '

THE LANE ft BODLEY CO, If you live in South Florida why not plant, an Coat or JciUar and toIfydruIM

i armera with small out
lay {experience vnnecftaary\t Can

For Sale: 150-Royal Palms, two feet, pot grown;. 75 cents each ; make direct large buyers,profit to paying.Noziftks.territory CaD

$7.5O per doz; one hundred for 85O. ( lib. Prospecting for Water,Coal
or Gas done on application.Alao .
CF" Freight or expressage must be paid by PURCHASER on everything MT of WIND MILLS,
Bulbs offered
except above.
op .Terms; Cash with order:, Send. registered letters to Oviedo: or CUTTERS,POMPS AM WtUSWPLIES. -
.. r Mention tMs Paper. Bend
SAW MILLS MP ENGINES money. orders' '-on" 'Sanford. -' :. 240. to eoTer coat 7 'iiag

lor all purposes. An experience of'thirty'years ,. ;, ,?. ;: 'J;'. )L. MELD, Ovicde; Florida. /% C&talogoe.cnicAco

S permits gOOd'work loomsrtheb at low. tbend, for circular._ Falmette Xnrserie.s: Lake : Ckam i, Fla._ ... -: TUBULAR A W.1.1.Sa.WELL, cwI.saq WORKS.l' .

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f*' !t':,, .. CENTRE STREET WHARF, '
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Lowest Bates of Freight Always Glren.
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ton via Mallory S.3..LinefromPlerNa21EastR1verNewYork

,ALWAYS THE LOWEST. "3 Y Direct connection at Fernandlna with F.R.Jfc N.By.,
_E r For Jacksonville and all Interior points in the State.
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magnificent Iron Steamships ofthis Line will sail from t -
PERNANDINA,FLA.,for NEW YORK,every Thuwiay even- This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians,the Traveling Public-
ing alter arrival of 4:30 train from .JV ksonviUe, and,evening: and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and:
tankini from Cedar Key,Ocalo,Lee bW'l',Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York.
South Florida points. JS-Through Tickets and Information secured in advance at

C.OF SAN ANTONIO._......................JThur8day,Noven. ber 10 principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jacksonville -
I STATE OF TEXA____...._........Thursday,November 17 or FernandIna office.
C. OF SAN,A'NTONI0.Thursday,November Wl rains leave F.R. &N.CoPs Main Depot, foot of Hogan
STATE OF TExAB.....N.......:......._.......Thursday,December 1 street Jacksonville,at8.80am and 4.80pmon sailing days.,
0. OF SAN A *TONIOSTATETO ...__N._._._.. Thursday, December 8 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, foot of Centre St.,.
F TEXAS..__ ...____..j imrsday,December 15 livery s. ,possible Is extended passengers going Fernandlna.
0.OF HAN ANTONIO............_ ._....Thursday, December 22 by this line. The table Is supplied with the best the &-For Tickets and Staterooms and further Information. ,,
I I STATE OF TEXA8*.._...._....._....i hursday,December 29 New York and Florida markets afford. apply to ,
R. *$T. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandiua,Fla. A* H' CRIPPEN. Gen'l Travllng Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass.,Agent,75 West Bay SU,Jacksonville,Fla.
: C.H.MALLORY fe P.General Agent Pier)East River foot Fnlton sheet New York City. .




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With, the Magn ficent Connections.

The .Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of shippers is directed to the Plant S.S. Line between Havana! ;Key West and Tampa,and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford Palatka -
and Jacksonville,South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford 8., F.&W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah
I' 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&&t freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah.Double' daily 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-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior han 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 35,North River,)direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
Tri-weekly connection for Now York via the Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah days.
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursda/-
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company. ,leav- for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight train
Weekly h Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line froiu ew England to the South.
connection for Boston via the Boston, and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'ig from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Bavannah every Thursday Savannah direct
Weekly connection for Philadelphia'via the Ocean Steamship Comanyrleaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers_per week.
rrery Saturday.Ballingjlays from Baltimore for Savannah'direct making{close connection with S.,F.&W.Ry for alE>
for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South.The .
Florida Dispatch Line the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North,East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply
to any agents or the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, GenT Freight Agent Savan nah Qa.
,O. D OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah. ,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Genl Traffic A Jacksonville/Fle.
H.M. BCHI.KT,Trav. Agent..Galne lle. T ,,'. TmAYTOW.Trav. Agent Live Oak. J.H.STEPHENS,went..Jacksonville.


General' Commission; Merchants, FOB BOTH ORANGE TREES AND VEGETABLES.(



References-A..H.Manville,Jacksonville; L. L. Newsom, Crescent City; B.F. Whltnerl Supplying Not Only Plant Food, but Organic Matter.
PL'Reid; Rev. Lyman Phelps,Sanford; J, B. Owens, Sparr, Orange Lake, Fla.;
Bank,Boston. ,

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Ammonia............... .......... 4 per cent | Phosphoric Acid................... 2%per cent
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT, Sulphate Potash.........u ....... 6 per cent *. F

SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY, Ammonia..,.....,........,...... '3%:percent ('Sulphate Potash.*............,..11 percent
186 Reade Street New Iterk. Phosphoric Acid....;.........u 5 to 6 percent l I Potash,actual..............:....'5%percentta"The
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished .
remainder consists thoroughly pulverized humus
on application. ; :: aV
REirEKENCES-Chatham: National Bank,Thurber,Wh land A Co.,New York City als T
Banks and established Produce Merchants New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Bosto FERTILIZERS.

G-EO. EJ:. M'DON'a.LD.:

,:-VESSEL STEAMBOAT AND YACHT WORK. I have used Our Favorite Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plant,.
and I do not want anything better.
HENRY G. HUBBARD Crescent City,Fla
Building and Repairing of all Kinds Done with Dsspatch.. I tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an.
excellent and cheap Fertilizer,which will greatly improve the land, and is not' simply a

White Oak Plank and Timber Spruce and Hard Pine Spars,Hackmatack Oak Knees. ,and stimulant. H. LEGLER,Haskell,Fla.
White, ,Pine kept on hand. Yard\46 East Bay St., Jacksonville Fla. : '
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TWENTY YEARS ESTABLISHED. Orange Tree sacks $24 (001)( Vegetable Manure ....,.........In sacks $17 OCH
u w .. ............inbbls. 2500()()I| bb1s. 1800
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Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant. :
,..Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Delaware Avenue (below Vine ; :""' CEO. HUTCHINSON
0 Street), Philadelphia. Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns, t : ,
promptly made,as advised. Stencils and market reports furnished on application. "
Reference: H.S.Kedney.Winter Park, Fla.; A. H. Orlando, Fla.; L.,H. Law- Crescent City, Florida.
I mace' .Winter Park,Fla..and the trade generally in Philadelphia and New York._




FLORIDA FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY. Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for investment or CultivatIon..
Certain Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Bites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls..
Consignments specially solicited during the Exposition. Prompt return guaranteed. Also Town Low at Ban Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan if desired. Address
I I' JAS.M.gT.*:,AWTEg,President,over. Basic Jacksonville,or W,B* GRANT. 8..&.,
68 P.eac tree,St., Atlanta, Ga. ,-. Ban Pablo,Florida.
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.T, J I from one of my trees. I did not suspect them answer to the description 'of Georgia and California, why shouldwe
The' Orchard. this trouble at the time I wrote Prunus ehicasa as given by Mr.Berckmans anticipate trouble from that source
,. '.", for the Kelsey number of the DISPATCH in a late issue of the DISPATCH, in Florida ? R. H. BURR.
For the FLORIDA I8P.A.TOR. IAI and only discovered a few I but, unlike all that have been noticed Brandon,Polk Co.., .Fla.., Oct. 2J,1887.'
THE KELSEY PLUM.: I'weeks since that nearly every peach by Mr. B., do not sucker, frO'mthe roots. The Kelsey Plum. ,
in orchard and is Another I
tree my nursery season propose sending
Professor H.E.Van Deman United
Is the Plum or Peach Stook Best ,
infested-on new land as well as old.I Mr. Berckman3 samples of fruit and '
for this Fruit? I am satisfied that this trouble is more foliage for classification. States Pomologist, writes the Garden
\ The DISPATCH of October 10th'conveys widely spread than is generally sup Nothing could possibly exceed the ers' Monthly : -,
to the majority of the ,contributors posed, and that it is not even suspectedin :.vigorous growth of my Kelseys on By the October number of,your
.I to the Kelsey plum number, the ,I the majority of instances; where itexists. these stocks, and out of several thou- magazine, I see that the editor states
i pleasing intimation from Mr. Jas.' It will take up too much spaceto sand trees, of. different ages, not one ,that this fruit is only a variety Pru-
Mott that they are entirely in error 1]I discuss this matter now, -but it is has yet become sufficiently tired to nus domestica, and that the "Japanesehave
as to the superiority of the native proper to state here, however, that a take a rest, like that solitary tree of no.native plum that i is fit to eat."
plum as a stock for the Kelsey. 1 most thorough search fails to show Mr. Adams'. All trees over one year Now this seems to me a grave mistake.As .
Headers of the DISPATCH will remember I I l,the trouble on the roots of the despised of age are full of.fruit buds. to Kelsey, I have seen the 'treesgrowing
that this ,gentleman in the southern Part
not long since decried the of the United Statesand l have
native persimmon as a stock seen and eaten the fruit and
for the Japanese, and that' '::' -'_ ; have specimens of it in my
when those who had experience '.; office here at this time. If
in the matter undertook, : there is a difference betweenP.
set him had ,wrhe stated( y ,P. chicasa and P.Americana,
that whathe, was I then there is a difference be
merely thrown out as a "feel tween P. domestica and the
er." Is he still throwing out species to which the Kelsey

feelers? / belongs, although there is
Of his allusion to those wh doubt as to its name. The
have reported" adversely ?on? flowers of all these species are
the trees procured from Mr..:, :,.," not widely different, but their
Berckmans, I will only say V' other characteristics are
that 'Mr. B. is not the .
progressive enough so to make many spe
horticulturist I take ; cies. And so it is with the
him to be, if he does not wish .,. r 57 Kelsey, for the leaves, bark,
to have both sides of the'ques- ? <
< :, fruit and form of the tree are
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tion ventilated. '
y t .t' decidedly peculiar.
We have had enough of ;:th,. s s.; It has been my privilege
theories-we want solid facts. r -5 -. .to frequently talk about> Jap
In the absence of full infor-
anese plums with Mr.Tamari,
matron regarding ,the stock y who is a thorough student of
grafted by Mr. Adams, it is ti botany and practical horticulture -
impossible to definitely locate s r .
and a native of Japan
the trouble, but .if it was a # ;- 4 ; and he stated plainly that
very large stock, the probability '= Y _. this plum is a variety of a native
is that there is not yet ,' '' ; species, and that it did
a perfect union between the not belong to P. domestica,
stock and graft. To; say the ; but to a species which he
least, condemnation in the ; thought should be called .
is rather premature. r { 5 hattan or hadan. He said it
In regard to the Georgia t ,' was hardy only in Southern

J ,plum.rooted Kelseys, and the Japan, and we know that it
peaches on wild goose stocks, has repeatedly winter-killed
a' I fail to see what this has to do even in Nrthern.Texas and

with Florida native plumstocks. similar latitudes in the United -
As far as my expe \ +r, States. If friend Meehanrience
and ,information go, ., '- ; .- THE OGON PLUM.' knows of varieties of P. do
all American plums yet ,t : mestica that are semitropicalbrought
into Florida from The above engraving,which was executed especially for the FLORIDA DISPATCH,represents another variety
of the Japan plum group. It is a large yellow sort,ripening earlier than the Kelsey. The accounts we have of let him tell us.
other States (with the:; It are somewhat conflicting, and the Japan catalogues do not describe it under this name at all. Some class It Mr. Tamari told me of
as a yellow variety of Nagate, the Botan,of which we published an illustration some weeks since, being a red
i'the probable exception of the] variety of the same class. The Ogon Is not as vigorous a grower as the Kelsey or Botan. The quality of the other species of Prunus only
I MariaIna! ), have proved com I fruit Is said to be very flne. It will probably fruit m this State next season. native of Japan to which
plete failures, both as buds Or i grafts, native plum. I|I In DISPATCH. of October 17th, r varieties belong that" are not only
and as stocks. The natural inference from Mr. I I the editor calls attention to the fact scientifically distinct, but bearing
Mr. Mott's assumption that peach Mott's point of view is that the An- ''I that a lot of immature Kelsey fruit fruit of sweet and delicious flavor.
rooted Kelseys will prove to be as quillulce, or root knot insect, has the sent to Mr. Van Deman, of the United One such variety has been this year
long lived as those on plum stocks, is questionable taste of preferring the. States Department of Agriculture, fruited by Luther Burbank, at Santa
rather astonishing, In the face of the old'Honey peach to the now famous showed marks of the curculio. Mr. Rosa, CaL, which is red to the stone.
fact that the peach is naturally a Bidwell, but my experience differs Berckmans claims the Kelsey: to be All the varieties of P. mume are
much aborter lived tree than the plum. also in this, as my Bidwell's are the curculio proof and that the same claim only fit for pickling; and, as is well
Mr. Mott has unwittingly "let the worst infested trees on The i is also made for it in California. If I known, we have native species here of
cat out of the bag" in the. matter of weaker growth of the Honey, compared am not mistaken, Berckmans has this genus that are equally bad.
Kelsey failures on peach stocks, "in with the Peen-to and its seed- stated that he found the marks of the .
attempting to get rid of loot disease lings, naturally causes a quicker insect on his Kelsey fruit, but no eggs The Rural New Yorker thinks that
that the Hone peach seems so sub ,development of the knot root trouble.I had hatched out. It i is also to be in- the fertilization of a blossom with foreign -
ject to here.!' Please stick, a pin I feel assured that the native plumsof ferred that if any of your correspondents pollen may affect the fruit, and
in here, and see if this does not account -' South Florida are a peculiar strain, had noticed infested 'fruit in instances Lawson pear blossoms fertile
for many, if not all the failures! differing materially from those found Florida this year, they would have re ized by Japan quince pollen producinga
of the peach rooted Kelseys-at least!Jin the upper part of Florida and ported the fact. Did any of Prof. hybrid fruit. Crosses and hybridsin
it accounts for mine, as you will per-. Georgia.The Whitner's,fruit contain larva? ,the fruit are often seen in the citrus
,ceive by the enclosed samples. of roots most vigorous growers among If this fruit is curculio proof in I family.





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t.v', I rM. \ I get. I then cut it, and from the best 1S8S I set out sets on several piecesof I with an excellent illustration in our

.! .L..Lle .Farm I I'A calculation I could make,it made over ground in rows twelve to fifteen I issue of October 24, 1881, sends us

.. .. I seven thousand pounds of nice, well inches apart each way; it ripened and the foregoing extracts. Mr.r Lan-
For the;FLORIDA DI8 ATCH. 1 cured hay per acre, and I think it is gave me .a fine lot of seed the May
CrabGrass Hay and GoodFa.rm-1 now one-third thicker than it ,was following; a few heads measured four phear has been very successful with

;-, ing. then. It is fifteen or twenty inches feet from the ground to the top oi this grass in Orange county, and is

; One of the finest examples of annually high now (January? 24,) and as greenas heads. I have measured heads very sanguine as tarts' success throughout -

!:', taking,good crops from a pieceof it can be, notwithstanding the late eleven inches long, and now" every the State. W+ ? believe he can

tS.v l land, and at the same time bring long drought and recent long spell of piece, including one set out the same furnish a limited supply of sets and
r lug it up from very poor indeed to freezing weather. It will grow in any distance as the above, the last of ,
k very'good indeed, is to be seen at G. latitude,judging from the way it has March, 1884, has full possession of the those who wish to try it would do wellto

.t... W. Wellington's, just out of Sanford. stood heat, cold and drought here. It ground, and as fine a pasture as can communicate with him.-ED. F.D.
His is from sets be in I have sowed .
place was bought some seven or readily propagated or seen any country. '
eight years ago, at very low figures, seed. I think, it is best to make a the seed both fall and spring, and in For the FLORID Bennne DISPATCH. .

!, owing to its quality. start from the sets. The grass is green every instance obtained good stands.I as a Crop. .
' Such a statemen as to poverty of and grows the year round; grows most sowed some about the 15th of Feb- Seeing a recent contribution on

soil would be hard to believe now is when most needed, viz: from the first'all ruary, 1884, and although it had a this subject, I will venture to tell

made in summer when showing its l rains in September until the last trying drouth in the early summer, what I,know about benne. We have

k. luxuriant growth of grass, or at any of May. It is more of a winter thana and a drought beginning in August and made a bushel or two this season.
time a glance at the grove, clad int summer grass. It roots four or five lasting until late in the fall, is a per-'
It be used for
t the deepest green and making a noble times as deep as the Kentucky BlueGrass fect stand; the ground hid with a dense may as pinders candyor

.;;' growth, shows unusual fertility. which enables it to withstandthe green grass from ten to twelve inches eaten raw or parched for children,

.. I venture to say that trees showing longest drought; and the severest high, and is, right now. in the midst of pigs or poultry. It is rich in oil and

I, greater vigor and healthfulness can cold. I have never seen it wilt when winter, as fine a pasture as could be no doubt a nourishing food. But

F hardly be found on any land, even everything else] was in a dying condition desired. The last summer and fall there is no, particular flavor about) it,
" with native fertility and expensive and after forty years of hard were,owing to a long drought,as tryingon as Mr. Adams says. He has con
fertilizing. Tying this is the first! grass I ever had vegetation as we ever had; but {he founded sweet-fennel with benne,

1 I send you, Mr. Editor, a couple of that I would recommend as a winter Texas blue grass has again proved it. which also grows here and all

i photographs taken a few weeks ago to grass; that would not die out in summer. :. self] capable of withstanding the sever- over Florida, and should be culti-
exhibit at the :Piedmont Exposition at All kinds of stock are very fond of it.It est drouth, and will be ready for win- vated with a view to profit. Benne

: Atlanta, that speak loudly, not alone [ grows well under shade. It grows ter grazing.J. will produce on the poorest land from

: to the present fertility of the soil, but from thirty inches to over three feet 'T. Murfee, of the same place ten to twelve bushels of seed per acre,
also go to show how it has been iigh. I have.measured blades three
says: and as far as I know, it usually sells
feet and inches It stands
gained. eight long. A few days since I saw a plat on a for twenty-five to fifty cents per quart.
one-fourth shown the hoof well is fine for lawns front
On the acre are ,
farm, which was seeded in February, Now, don't figure on this at twenty-
.:, twenty-two large cocks of crab glass yards, cemeteries, etc. 1884. From this bed were drawn sets five cents, for that would give us at
estimated to contain 100 weight It is a perennial and once established -
in May: of that year to plant another ten bushels per acre, eighty dollars
1:: each ; and this, mind you, is the third lasts indefinitely, but can be plat. The former is now a dense acre for our labor-that also
cutting from"the patch this season.. ,A gotten rid of by plowing it up as easyas per
sward; and the latter will be dense beats corn or wheat in the West. One
r specimen bale of this bay was exhib- Kentucky Blue Grass. doubtless by May. Thus, in about quart will plant an acre, and I can
& ited at Atlanta, and the Captain'sbarn To plant the sets prepare a piece of
twelve months, on land well fertilizedand furnish those who write me for seed at
;:' is full of bright nutritious hay, ground nicely by breaking and raking
prepared, one may start with seed fifty cents per quart post paid. I have
;. relished as well- to say the least, as level (manure well), lay off rows fifteenor and multiply very rapidly-in proportion lost seed of the sweet fennel and would]

,. the best of Northern hay ; is eaten as twenty inches wide, plant one set to seed sown. like to it again. If of
\ procure any
clean, and proves its goodness in the in a place about twelve or .fifteen '
Many years of my life was spent in the readers of the DISPATCH can do
mule and inches in the about
of stock. two
apart rows,
: appearance
some of the best grass and stock regions anything toward starting the industryof
two horses are kept on the place, and inches deep, if ground is dry water
of the United States; and I benne and fennel growing let themat
no hay has been bought for five years. thoroughly once and they will live.
bave no hesitation in saying that the once speak up. I should have explained -
,', Besides his own stock, his neighbor, The seed should be planted as you:
Texas blue grass is not excelled by that the seed of the sweet
i, C.:G. Evans, who keeps considerablestock would orchard or Kentucky Blue
any other grass that I ever saw. fennel is used for flavoring cakes, po-
shares. Grass and time in the fall
cuts portion on or
a any
If it does not bless- and and
as great a tato-poans sausage-meat,
that would do either of
the lawn and ornamental to
Aside from spring sow
ing to the Southern States as the Ken- sauce, in place of curryander seed, as
grounds, there are about four acres, these grasses would be the proper time
tucky blue grass has to that favored used in the upper States. There
above for the.Texas Blue Grass seed.
mostly in grove, as mentioned sowing,
land, I shall greatly disappointed.W. should be a greedy market for both
all in in From fall until the first of
the early
and, as you see picture,
of these products, but it seems that it
E. Trask of Rose Hill Miss.
will do to plant the sets. This
_grass is like everything else in Florida,
The system, you may say, is the :does well on all kinds of soil from the says: "there is in it," put the time
i money
crab grass system-the natural sys deepest sandy to the stiffest prairie, I procured several hundred sets of has not come for getting it out. In
tem. In fall the dead sod is turned and any land of fertility enough to Texas blue grass from Mr. Carlos the time to come it will be found that

under and garden crops grown; all produce good crops of Orchard Grass, .Reese, Marion, Perry county, Ala., soil has its uses, as a fine climateits
the fertilizer ever applied is givento Clover or Kentucky Blue Grass will ; last spring, and am so well pleased poor delights. Here are our ,

the Irish potatoes or melons, or in produce fine crops 'of Texas Blue with the grass that I am convincedthat limes, citron and other fruits guavas, which .f

the case of the strip shown, there was Grass. there is now no need to look will make the next generation at least, -I
grown last year cabbages and onions; A few thousand sets planted any further for grass adapted to our soil .immensely rich. (I give it !1)
when they were removed the groundwas time from early fall until April 1st in and climate. I cannot say positively, WM. P. NEELD.up

harrowed, and the grass allowedto the spring, and a few dollars' worth of but I feel safe in saying that Texas Plnellas,Fla. '
grow. So now the same ground is seed planted in the fall or spring would blue grass and Japan clover will do' > 4
being' plowed preparatory to planting soon enable any one to have fields in- well together. The clover disappears From a small patch of four acres

these crops. The hay pays all expenses stead of patches of this grass, as it entirely in winter, and the Texas blue Mr. William Roberts, of Leon county

of fertilizer and labor, leaving multiplies itself from the root rapidly, grass lies dormant in the summer, has cut this year four crops of most
whatever is made from the winter and and ripens its seed in May. Everyone neither interfering with the other, excellent hay. The first cutting

spring crops as profit.D. that sees my grass says that an consequently making a perpetual rich turned out 35,450 pounds, the second
R. PILSBRY.. acre well set in it is worth $100. I and nutritious pasture. I see no cutting 27,300 pounds, the third crop

Sanford. have given a full description of my reason why,the two may not harmonize, was rather small owing to the droughtbut

Texas Blue 4 Grass. grass, and I can see no reason why and my short experience seems to confirm made 800 pounds. The total pro-
Reese every farmer, with ,a little patient this opini n. I do' believe that duction is 63,550 pounds. Northern
.. Sr., Marion, Ala., and proper attention, can't have it justas the two will live together, mutually hay not one whit better than this is

speaks of this grass as follows: I have described mine. benefit each other, and together make selling in our market at one dollar

If this grass does not save our The grass is now (April 29) from one blessing the value of which can- per hundred pounds, but we will put

Southern country, I don't know what thirty inches to over three feet high, not be computed.Our this at seventy-five cents per hundred

will. To give an idea what the Texas and beginning to ripen. From the correspondent C. H.Lanphear, a fair estimate, and it foots up $476.65or
Blue Grass is, I will describe mine ground up for two feet it is the most $114.14 per acre, nearly as much,
as it now stands: I had a few yards perfect mass of fodder or blades I ever of Zellwood, Orange county, Fla., as three bales of cotton would bring

square towards the last of April, thatI r from whom we published a practical and made with less. than half'as,,much, .
thought was as thick as it could ever saw.During the month of December. article on Texas blue. grass,' together work. ,.=_ '
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NOVEMBER" 21,4887', ... :' -=t'HLLORID? DISP ATCIL 005

1879, nurserymen in Riverside who can readily distinguish the differencein Hag-moth caterpillar (Phobetron pith-
e Orange Guoire.r were carrying stocks of"Australians," fruit and tree. Our Riverside I ecium)) a peculiar looking object whichis

.. jf* ft---_ : \ -.- contended that "there was but one Navel, as nearly as I can judge, bears found throughout the South upona
For the FLoRID DISPATCH.A navel," and so sold "Riverside Navel" equally as well as the Jaffa, of Gen. number of different trees. It feeds
Japan Orange.I trees. That name has been a cover Sanford, of Sanford, Fla. Five trees upon the Orange among others andis
doubt not but that the account of for rogues, and "Australian" fruit and have been planted in California duringthe figured and described in Hubbard's
the Unshiu-Nikan will send trees have been palmed off by its use past few years to one of all other Report on Insects affecting the Orange,
orange for the.better kind. kinds, and will be for years to come, if pages 142143. It is not a particu-
many a letter to the nurserymen of Ignorance and carelessness, mean trees can be had. This shows which larly common insect and although its;

California with many a dollar enclosedfor while, were the ready allies of un- way the wind blows. No one wants is a leaf feeder it has never been ,reported '

trees of that variety. Now we scrupulousness, and, have helped to the Australian variety, as they are far as doing much damage.L. .
have a Japanese orange introducedby perpetuate the mischief. It has, in inferior to a common seedling both in O. HOWARD .
General Van truth, been no guarantee of the genuineness qualities of bearing and of fruit." Acting Entomologist.'
Valkenburg, years of buds, that they were ob- Commenting on the foregoing, the U. S, Department of Agriculture Wash
ington,D.C.,November 11,1887.
1$ ago, and called by him the Satsuma. tained from Riverside, and to-day no friend, through whose courtesy we *. '
This has proved to be nearly I frost competent and honest nurserymanhere have been enabled to make the fore- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.

proof, a fine orange and a very early will use "Navel" buds without going extracts, and who is an extensive Orange Wine. ',

ripening fruit, but its name is not the closest care as to their source. orange grower 'in Florida, says : I think I can prove by you: "that),:
among the twenty-nine: varieties given. Now, when any man complains that "One object I had in writing was-to when distinguished editors and esteemed
his Navels do not bear I invariably find out if there was difference in
on page 918. Still, this may be the any friends take the trouble to call
suspect that he has the inferior stock. the fruit or bearing qualities of the
Unshiu, who can tell Maybe it upon us,our hospitality is limited only
would be better if we knew the real The "Australian" Navel is a poor two trees originally sent to Mrs. L. C. by the poverty of our resources, and.
name of the "Satsuma"; before invest bearer, and smaller, more acid, more Tibbitts Jrom Washington, he [refer whatever deficiency there may be in
ing many ducats in new things from skin (relatively) and more seeds than ing to nurserymen quoted above] says material entertainment we try to sup-
Japan. Here is a "long felt want," the "Washington," and is also more there is none. This may be of inter- plement by high class deportment.We .
who can supply it? NEAL. irregular in form and less beautiful.In est to those investigating the navel give such as we happen to have.
a term of six years*. the "Wash question in Florida. You will notice But can. any reasonable man claim
For the PLORIDA DISPATCH. I ington" Navel has averaged from, 25 how positive he is about the Washington that for the sake of convincing a doubt?
THE:: WASHINGTON NAVEL.It to 40 per cent. per tree more than any navel being a prolific bearer in ing editor, even so illustrious an one
Bears Full Crops- at Riverside.' other variety that I have tested, ex- California. Some of the Bahias as the autocrat of the Florida Farmer
cept, possibly, the'paper rind St. [navels] sent to Florida from Washington of
and Fruit Grower, the possibilitythat
In your issue of October 17th, the Michael (not the St. Michael of Flor- are shy bearers like Captain's the of
"anything deserving name
irrepressible question of the "Wash- ida). It has far excelled my Mediter- others have proved prolific for wine can be made of sweet oranges,"

ington Navel" receives its usual aver- ranean Sweets in productiveness, and years. we shall sacrifice even one of the half
age of attention. In that numberMr. more than doubled them in profit. In Rev. Dr. Moore writes me that his dozen bottles we have saved for visit-
only one year of the six have, my (W. Washington Navel trees on rich and friends
C. S. Burgess, of Riverside, not ing appreciative though,
N.) trees failed to produce a good ground have proven good and regular substantiate the
by so doing we opin-
only correctly states the excellence of crop. I pave yet to find a case in bearers. A box of them sent me last ion reached at second hand by our
the "Wash ngton/* but is in nowise Riverside where this kind has failed to winter were almost entirely seedless long-time and much-valued friend,

unjust toward Anaheim (the home of be productive-the most so, I: believe, and of the finest quality, while those Hart, of "up-river" fame? We have
Mr. Marshall Haight, who wrote the of any variety-and in all the points sent me by Capt. -, had a good the most profound respect for Brer
that make fine fruit with it dis- seed but were of fine quality.
up us, many Curtis and if he will the
disparaging letter about our best give us pleasure -
tances all competition.I May not the trees distributed, from
of seeing him at our shanty, he
orange). Editorially you cast a doubton believe.that there are in Californiaa Washington have been different va- shall be furnished with every facility
Mr. Burgess's opinion in your few trees of other varieties of the rieties of the Bahia? within his
our power to correct present_
'headlines, "Riv rsiders Disparage all Navel than the two. I have named, It is worthy of note in this connec- 'views by an enlarged experience.

Southern California, where it does not but I do not know how they bear,. tion, that Gen. Fountain, a prominent I If the "secret" of my process
nor indeed who has them, but you in it is in of its annual
Succeed. The difference between Florida nurseryman and fruit grower, of my keeping, spite
rest assured that we have
in of the Florida
Anaheim and Riverside is simply the Navels that do not bear well, as well Riverside (Cal.), now in Florida, has pers publication and periodicals most for nearly twenty pa-

difference between fog and sunshine. as you, but they are not ." Washington been forced to admit that the Wash- besides the writing scores of

The,San :Bernardino Valley, of which ." ington navel as grown in this State is years letters in answer to applicants. For
Riverside is the principal And now, if our Florida friends : '
orange- superior to that in California.He reasons too numerous to mention, I
raising point, is shut off from the coast will let us live and raise Navels, I as- the manufacture several
district (where Anaheim lies) by Sure you that we (some of us at least) says: "While I am strictly and gave since,up except having made a years few ,
3 mountains of from 2,000 to 5,000 feet will let themdo: the same; and so, witha thoroughly a Californian, I must ad- unsaleable last spring up for indi-

altitude. As the "Japanese: currentis hearty con amore for their success, I mit that the Florida Navel orange is vidual use,oranges and therefore have no in-
cooler than the Gulf stream, our will close what is a longer epistle than superior to the California article." terest in the reputation of sweet orange
., coast district differs in climate mate- I'ha8 any thought of when I com- S4 wine. To my taste it is out of sight
rially from the coast of Florida. ,This menced. J. E. CUTTER. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH., superior to that made from sour or-
enable readers understand Riverside, Cal.,October 25,1887. '
will to
your .. The Hag-Moth Caterpillar. anges or scuppernong grapes, which:
why in California, only ,the interior .
For the FLoRID DISPATCH. On the 7th init. we received the am aware is saying very little in its
valleys are well suited to'orange raising. THE WASHINGTON NAVEL. favor, nor do I feel sure that it' is
I We do not only not "disparageall following from L. H. Armstrong, of worth while to say even so much; in
parts of Southern California,whereit The Best in the World Raised in St. Nicholas, Florida: view of the increased desire for stimu-

(the Washington Navel) does not Florida. "Herewith I hand you a new (to me) lants that may result from making
succeed," but we maintain for all the Commenting on the WashingtonNavel enemy, a larva found eating on the them more attractive.J. .

orange raising districts of the Ian in a recent ,private letter, 'a LeConte pear. He had eaten a part D. MITCHELL. .
Bernardino Valley, like excellencewith of the leaf and since his confinementhas Daytona,Volusia C6.,Fla.,October 22,1887.
prominent Riverside (Cal.) .
ourselves. The Washington nurseryman fed upon the balance of the leaf. .
Navel" is not to blame'if it does not says: Two of them were found on the same The following is J. D. Mitchell's

like Anaheim.. I suspect, however, "I cannot distinguish differencein small tree. If he is a new and des- recipe for orange wine: Sweet orange
that another cause is at the bottom of the fruit, foliage or character of tructive enemy, please inform us juice and water, equal parts, and ad-
Mr. Haight's unfavorable opinion, to. growth of the two Washington Na- through the DISPATCH and the rem- ded three pounds of raw Florida su
wit, that hehas not genuine Washington vel trees sent. Mrs. Tibbitts, from edy." gar, a.very pure article, to each gal-
!* In Riverside we have two Washington, D.. O.. The Riverside Referring the same to :Professor lon, in a tight, full barrel, with a bent
distinct,stocks of the navel, and the Washington Navel bears regularly, tube from the closed bung hole to a
groves are often mixed with the and all the trees should bear all theycan Riley we have received the following pail of water. When the gas bubbles

"Australian Navel,"' a wretched bearer support. The ,Australian, like reply: t tIn *\ cease to show in the water, the barrelis
and far inferior in quality to its the Florida Washington, is a shy the absence of Professor Riley I closed and put away for some
nobler relative. This (the "Austra bearer; that is, it bears one year in beg to acknowledge the receipt of months, and then the liquor bottled
lian") was disseminated throughout three or four a fine. crop, many years yours of the 9th inst.:together with in- and corked tight and kept in a cool
Loa Angeles county (and Riverside), having scarcely'an orange on the tree, sect found upon a LeConte pear tree place till wanted for use. The resultis
before:the.difference was' known. Even and the fruit is,coarse and far inferior' by Mr. L. H.Armstrong. The insect something worthy to be called wine.It .
after" ftie (Riverside. ) Citrus Fair. of I to the Riverside Washington; a child was a partly grown specimen of the keeps well in wood or glass. '
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;: I : :" other, plants, be- put out dripping wet, or of an "off color" from any other kidneys, which permitted the uric acid
I The
SJlden./ about, or soon after, the first of January cause, or blemished by crickets, cut- poison to remain m the blood and irritatethe
lungs. This uric acid is always
,,. 1 so as to escape the severest cold, worms, or cabbage-worms, or too much fighting every vital organ, and if
;' For the Fix)BID A.DISPATCH. which, in the latitude Savannah, expanded, should be classed as culls, there be any inherent weakness

| ; :*; STRAWBERRIES. .,', may generally be looked for in the and packed separately. If white and in the lungs it inevitably causes

"'1 latter part of December. The seed compact, a small size is less objectionable pneumonia, cough and consumption.The .
:: Planting/, on Raised Rows.vs. Planting should therefore be sown under glassin thanbad appearance. Each real cause of pulmonary troubles
r being so authoritatively shown to be
: on Beds. cold frames,. from November 15thto "curd," at least of the first quality, faulty even though unsuspected action of

,Mr.- W. C. Steele, of Switzerland, December 1st. In Florida, of should be covered by a piece of smooth, the kidneys, explains why, in order to

: protests that,! in his communication, to course, it may be sown earlier, and the soft, but tough white paper, which will master the dreaded consumption, one
plants be out there is admit of tucked between the must rid the blood of the uric acid irri-
which Judge Cessna refers in our last put sooner, as being tant which inflames and burns the

issue, he did not sweepingly condemn little danger to be anticipated fnm head and the .leaves without tearing lung substance. For this purpose up there .

winter killing. The heads should be packed evenly is nothing equal to that great specific,
the of raised
N, planting strawberries on CULTIVATION.The and snugly in layers in barrels or Warner's safe cure. This remedy has

: rows, but simply deprecated this crates, as the case may be. Each layer now the favor of medical men all over
varieties are of such dwarfish the world purely on its meritsWe haveno
method on high dry ground. He : be separated from the other by a
says may
habit (particularly is this so with the doubt if the kidneys are kept in
"' I merely gave my experience, and Erfurt), that it is not advisable to sow piece of brown paper; if a barrel is natural action, consumption and a great
used, the package should be thor many other diseases,caused by uric acid,
the close advised to follow
at people earlier in the air
open and to prickout oughly ventilated. During cool weather will not only be cured but will be 'pre

the plan which my,experience seemedto under glass. When of a sufficient cauliflower be safely shippedin ,vented.
prove to be the best. age-to "curd," if growth; is retarded, barrels barrel may When the kidney is healty no albumen
or crates but as soon
; in the water, but albumen is
There is no doubt that the earliest they may in the seed-bed form headsno appears
as the weather becomes warm, the found in the water of more than half of
;..J berries are the most profitable. The larger,than marbles. It is, there usual bushel crate is better, as afford- those who die of consumption!

: Judge,claims that the plants on raised fore, important with this vegetablethat ing a smaller mass of material to en- : This, then, is the condition of things
; rows are more vigorous and produce the plants suffer hindrance or gender heat. In New York and Phil that always precedes consumption: First,
fruit than raised in but be weakened kidneys; second, retained uric
; earlier those on stunning growth, pushed
cauliflower is sold the
adelphia, by acid the blood the
poisoning ; develop--
beds. Will he forward from the start without how-
please explain just ,
package, and in Boston by the dozen. ment of disease the lungs by the irritant -
: what he means by "raised row," and ever, allowing them to become spind- acids passing through them. Then
also to give an explanation of the ling or too delicate. From eighteento INSECTS. there is a little cough in the morning;

,. .cause of their producing earlier fruit twenty-one inches in the rows, and Insects infest the cauliflower and. soon thick, yellow matter is spit up, followed -
than a raised bed these three and a half feet apart (sev- cabbage alike, and the remedies are by loss of flesh and strength the with
dreadful night sweats and when
I have found it much more expen- en thousand one hundren and elevento the same in each case.AmateurTruck goes to his school;physician? for help patient -,

sive to prepare the land for strawberries eight thousand two hundred and Farming at the South. he is put on cod liver oil, which his stom-

where raised rows are used than ninety-seven plants to the acre) is ach, weakened also by uric acid in the

when grown on raised beds twentyfiveto sufficient distance for the early vari- IS THERE ANY HOPE? blood cannot digest. Because there is

thirty feet wide, with ditches eigh- eties. The manure, the depth and no pain does present not think in the they kidneys are affected the, but patient -

teen inches to two feet deep between. kind of preparation of the soil, and New and Important Opinions of the kidney acid is doing its work every

But if the former will produce more, the cultivation of the cauliflower, are Pulmonary Experts. minute, every hour, day and night, and

fruit, and the berries will ripen earlier, identical with that of cabbage, with by-and-by the disease of the lungs has ad-
Can the Universal vanced until
be is then
that be the the difference that the former Consumption pus developed; come
way may most profitable.The only ,
Successfully, Treated. hemorrhages, and at last the last glassy
largest strawberry plants that I perhaps, requires a little more care, stare which denotes that the end is
have seen in the State were grown on and will certainly reward extra atten- Dr.Borgeon, a leading French doctor near!

a level bed. The plants were the most tion. "': has a new treatment for consump- A post mortem examination of such
tion! cases shows that the terrible uric acid
vigorous and bore the largest crop of PROTECTING. He gives an enema of carbonic acid has completely destroyed the substanceof
fruit that I have seen in Florida. The Bright sunshine tans or tarnishes and sulphuretted hydrogen Basses, the the lung.It .

Judge admits that the growers of the snowy whiteness of the "curd," latter gas carrying the former into every is impossible to cure lung disease
Lawty used "raised beds." Are they its As part of the throat and lungs. when the blood is poisoned with uric
deteriorating quality. soon,
This treatment, too, is directed at ef- '
to far behind the times as not to have therefore, as the head commences to fects-the cause remains undisturbed.

discovered that raised rows aro more be visible, it should be protected from What this cause is has been stated by acid.ROB'T

productive, and that the crop ripens the light, either by tying up all the perhaps the highest pulmonary authorityin .
earlier? Or is ,it that they are really large leaves over the head, or by pin the world, i. e., the Brompton Hos- ,
for consumptives, in London, Eng-
in advance and have found that raised pital
ning two of them together by .a little land.
beds are the most profitable?? stick. .Protection is given more expeditiously This malady every year carries off
. and the light excluded by from one-seventh to one-fifth of the en- THIr LEADING GROGBR
of the leaves tire population of England!
Growing Cauliflowers.The using one larger torn
.... Dr. Payne, M. D., M. R. C. P., Lon-
cauliflower can never becomea from the plant to cover the "curd"closely don, is authority for this statement. 69 West Bay Street
tucking it between the head The of ,
,vegetable of universal cultivation, same or a greater proportion
deaths obtains in America.Dr. .
and surrounding leaves. If there are
for the that it will succeed
reason not
also that one-half the
Payne says FLA.
caterpillars of the cabbagebutterfly JACKSONVILLE ,
if far removed from the moisture and any total number of deaths from all tfher ,
the saline atmosphere of its native locality on the plant, they are likely to be causes have seeds of this disease in the
found on the lower surfaces of the which irritantto WILL SELL AT
the eea coast, unless, indeed, system only require some ,
moisture be covering. When the cutting of the develop.Dr. .
.required can suppliedby
crop has been commenced, leaves for Hermann Brehmer, an eminent
irrigation.On German authority, says' that consumption Wholesale Prices
to be taken from
covering are plants
the Peninsula of Florida there is caused by deficient nutrition of .
must be many situations along eitherits already cut. If the protecting leaf the lungs, by poor blood. i

west or east coast where the soil has been carefully adjusted, the,opera These autnorities cannot be disputed.The -TO- ,
tion need rarely be done more than medical world recognizes them. The
being suitable this vegetable may be the heads three uric acid is the irritant in the blood that FAMILIES,' CONTRACTORS, MILL MEN,
grown with great success, and it is once, as mature or causes the development of the seeds CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, HO-
strange that the farmers of that State four days after they become plainly which Dr. Brehmer says lie dormant in TELS,BOARDING HOUSES,Etc.

have not yet made it one of the favor visible. The several lobes formingthe the blood.
ite for }head should not be allowed to separate Every particle of blood which passes
vegetables shipment.The or the head to become loose and through the lungs and heart, also goes
Algiers variety is recommend. through the kidneys, and it they are in EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.No .
ed ,to Florida growers for a winter expanded, before cutting for market; j the least deranged they cannot rid the
crop, to be marketed in February, solidity being one of the requisites of blood of its killing poison. The thousand Drayage Charged.

the seeds being sown early in September. good quality. little )lair-like sewer tubes of the kid-
easily get blocked and
For the main, or shipping spring CUTTING AND PACKING. neys diseased very; and when they do, they up corrupt Tex-ln.s: : Ca.

crop, the early dwarf varieties, which When the "curd" is mature, the instead of purifying the blood: Kid-

may be expected to mature before leaves will be seen ,to spread out. The ney disease may exist, and yet no pain Send for Price List.

May, that is, before the weather be- proper instrument for cutting is a occur in that organ, because it is deficient -
in of sensation.
nerves DR. TAFTS
comes dry and hot, are the kinds to strong sharp knife, or small hatchet.A Dip your finger in acid every day, and aSTHMA CU-ED nenrlalla ASTI3MAUNE to Cure..
Deselected. The Very Early Dwarf couple only of the larger leaves are it socn festers and is destroyed. Send Anronewhowanta address and we will mail trial bottle can Bend u their

Erfurt," the "Short-stemmed Lenor- left, which are folded over the head acid poisoned blood through the lungs D&TAFT BEOS... Rochester, N. Y. FREE s',

mand and "Early Paris," in the or- for protection against bruising in the every second, and they soon give way. A WEEK and upwards positively secured-
the The Brompton Hospital investigation $25 by men agents selling Dr.Scott's Gena-
der named, are choice varieties. packages. Heads less than four inches showed that 52 per cent. of the victims of faeEleetde HeltJhupea.oI"7.etc.&Dd

The plants,should, like cabbage and in diameter, those tanned by the sun, consumption were afflicted. with deranged pie by ladies tree. selling State sex.Dr.Scott's Da. SCOTT Electric M6 Broadway Cornet*.,N.Sam-;

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d Breeding turkeys requires care and i they notice it had been disturbed.; I.After this period, crushed corn$ boiled
Poultry skill, like'any other successful occupa The time of incubation with turkeys the same as hominy, with a clean dish
tion. As a rule, broad-backed, full- nty-eight days. Young turkeysare of sour milk, will answer very'well
BY W. W. FENDBICH. breasted and large-honed breeding very delicate, and the less hand- until they are four weeks old, when
birds are selected. Young hens will ling and fussing.with t hat they receive : they should have an addition of
Having assumed control of the lay more eggs, but not of such size as for the first twenty-four hours of their cracked corn and wheat just before
I Poultry column of the DI8P.ATCHwe older ones. Six hens and a tom makea existence, the better chances for rais- retiring for the night.
V shall endeavor to make this department very good breeding pen,but one can ing them. Leave the care entirely After the turkeys are six weeks old
4 not only attractive and interest- use as many a? twelve hens- with a the mother hen until she shows a de, they can be allowed to roam at large
good vigorous tom. sire to roam in fresh fields with her and roost in a low shed or under a
ing but of real merit to the lover of
As a general rule, turkeys are allowed young. Then remove the whole fam- corn-house. They may be taught go
poultry throughout the State. We the to to which should be in home to
through breeding season ily a coop, every night by taking pains
hope receive the hearty cooperationof roam. at will, but owing to their steal- readiness, of a,size 4x6 feet, say, 81 feed them near their roosting-place.
professional and amateur' fanciers, ing nests they cause much trouble, and feet front, 2 J feet back, giving a slant- Care should be taken to feed them on
as well as those who raise poultry eggs they are very cute in their ways, so we ing roof of one foot in pitch. Place the same ground but a short time in
. ;" for market. The poultry business in find it a much better way to have boards around the body of the coop, succession, as the ground becomes
Florida is as yet in its infancy and yards attached to their buildings, with space three-quarters of an inch stale. One can change about after
all practical Knowledge is earnestly with two feet by four feet coops for lay- between each, thus insuring plenty of they get accustomed to their roosting-
solicited. Our columns will alwaysbe ing boxes, or piles of brush carelessly fresh air. The coop should be thor- place without danger of their wander-
open to articles of value. placed about in the yards, which oughly whitewashed and provided witha ing off in search of new quarters. At
answers the same purpose. It is often board floor covered with clean sand. '.. this age the turkeys may b9 fed on
Mammoth Bronze Turkeys.The the case that turkeys lay in the early The front should be made to close at whole grain at night. A 'warm' feed,
rearing of turkeys is one" of the part of the day and can be releasedin night in stormy weather. An orchard consisting of cornmeal, one third as
most profitable pursuits m which one the afternoon to roam at large, where but.little grass is growing is..: much of middlings and the ,same of

,, may engage, un ground oats,
der condi : : mixed with -boil
proper ,', f
tions. Upward ing \\ater, makes
$100,000 wortD'" ; a go'd morning
of turkeys are an feed. Boiled potatoes ?-
nually brought oncea week
into the Eastern ? may be added to
markets for con ;,' d the morning feed.
sumption and foi \\j f Cayenne pepperuse
as breeders. ) added in small
A number ol ;- quantities to their
varieties arc ,F feed on damp
reared, but 01 :T, ,', mornings serves
thousands of bird -.z' __' ns a gentle slimu -
prepared for market I It n t. Broods
N uy
a large per = about to he ship-
centage of them ped should always -
will not averagi be provided
over six pouna. -" = -_ i with hard-wood
each. Of the pure ashes, and should
bred stock, the be fed on dry
MammothBronz4 grain both bef*re -

is most extensively = =_ ; ; and after ship
bred, and is i in = 1'E. .
fact, king of al Bucg&Co.
the turkeys, as i> a Lancaster, Mass.
reaches the larg rest
size. A fl'cl" For the FLA., Dis.
of young stool < Cotton Seedoftenaverages12i
Meal for Fowls.

pounds eachwhile L. W. G., Or-
forty-pornd torn lando, sakes: Is
are to be met with 4_ r a- 4 cotton seed meal

by all successfu a good food? Is it
breeders, and in too concentrated

a three-year-old 1. of its self) or
form they some- -- would it be better
times reach the ,- to mix with mill
enormous weight = J rei d? My chickof -
of fifty pound fond
}. are very
,J each. of it. .
The of =
group Cotton seed
MammothBronze ..
meal is a good
turkeys illustrated BRONZE TURKEYS.
on this page is _. --- .:. ':: .... .- feed for poultry
bred to a high type of perfection bjr the I which will insure greater fertility. in l preferable to any other place for. starting and stimulates.laying.. It should be
use of fresh blood from the domesticated their eggs.For them.
mixed with soft feed if. is too strongto
should be allowed Mother hens be confined to the ,
wild turkey, insuring hardinesspro-i setting, turkeys can .
lific laying and early maturity; also a to occupy the same coop as orchard by a light board or shingle feed alone. About a" ordinary'
plumage which resembles, in the sun wben .broody, or by making a coveringover secured on their backs by soft, flat handful to two fowls we think 'suffi-
light, burnished gold. These also have the bush. Great care should! be strings drawn ,through holes and tied cient until some of the poultrymenthat !
finer wattles than other turkeys. We exercised in keeping the eggs clean, under their wings. This method will have used it give us their exper-
are breeding at the\ present time ex- as they sometimes sweat and get not injure them in the least. Af er ience.-ED. F. D. ",
tensively this variety of turkeys, gummy, or perhaps one gets broken. the first twenty-four hours they will
and also of the finest standard Wjan- Luke warm water can pe used in such Begin to look about for food. The' ,
dottes. We believe the illustration of cases to clean the eggs. This process young turkeys should be fed egg-. A, good nest egg is made by boilingan
bronze turkeys on this page, whichis should be done when the turkey is off bread, curd, or light bread crumbledin egg for five minutes and marking!
taken from photographs of birds the nest and out of sight, as they are milk. Hard-boiled eggs with a with ink. Such an, one will ;:last
actually in our possession., is one of very sensitive creatures, and in some little black pepper are excellent for a .
the finest ever published., cases would leave their nest should morning feed, during ,the first week. years.



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idays, and it possesses claims as an ornamental those kinds which have been found an editorial note found in the Gar-
Ornamental Horticulture.' tree for the lawn and home- '
dener's Monthly
best adapted to that manner of growth, :
which entitle it to ,
grounds special at-
tention. Our Southern and which cannot be grown in the It appears that this has rosy flowers
BY W. C. STEELE. ordinary holly well leaves which will
as as
([Hex opaca), is, we believe the largestand open ground. To all such persons we give it an additional rosy interest., It is
Necessity for Cheap Postage. most striking of the Ilex family; commend the following from Vick's
pity it was given a Latin if
name, as
I!' In a recent number of the Dis-i trees of from twenty to forty feet high, .
Magazine. it were a distinct species, as it is only a
'. PATCH the editor copied an article on and of corresponding diameter, not "As pot plants that can be easily purple leaved varietr of the Myrobolan

, .:the above subject from the Orchard being East at Florida.all uncommon It differs in ,many from partsof the raised we regard the hybrid tiger varieties plum; of which the well known Mirser

and Garden and endorsed the or> Cherry is also a variety. The
sentiments -
European holly (Ilex aquatica) in of the :Mimulus with especial
blood leaved cherry plum would have
: mpst heartily. being stronger and more robust favor. The flowers are of a peculiarand been much better and the
This is a matter that should bekept growth, and in having a larger ,leaf, handsome a name, '
, shape, resembling some- plants would sell better, as no one
before the people, and it is of of a lighter green color-otherwise, what, ,in this respect, the Gloxinia knows that Prunus Pissardi is anything -

.special importance to all who are interested they are very much alike. It is very than which, however, the Mimulus more than "some kind of plum."
difficult, if not impossible, to trans plants are far more easily raised, and It[ found Mr. Pissard
in ornamental horticulture. i was by ,gardenerto
from the-woods fields
'Most of the i plant or a large also,give a greater amount of bloom. the Sha hof Persia. His name in
new varieties of ornamental holly tree, retaining branches and
For spring and. summer blooming the Latin has been well advertised, but it
from Northern leaves, and "make it live." But if
plants ,
come seeds can be sown any time in the does not help to advertise the plant.
florists, and the bulk of them are you will select small woodland seed- winter months, and the plants be .. .

received through the mails. The lings, in the spring, just before the brought along to commence to bloomin The Cyclamen.

movement for a lower rate of postageis new growth commences; get up all the May, or later, according to their A short time since a correspondentsaid
roots possible, without scraping or condition. The soil in which the seedis
that her bulb bloomedbut
misunderstood:by many, who think bruising, cut the whole top off an inch to be sown should be fine and sandy, Cyclamen
because the various associations of above the"collar," plant in a mellow, in shallow, well drained or poti. did not send up any leaves. The
nurserymen, seedsmen and florists, soft bed of earth, and mulch with a Scatter the seed thinly over the sur- method of treatment probably had

have taken action on this subject that' layer of dead leaves, the stump thus face of the soil, which has been previously something to do with its failure to ...
planted will throw out new shoots, moistened and then grow properly. Possibly the following
give a
it is a matter of self-interest only with the best and
strongest of which must sprinkling of sand and it down direction from the American Agricul-
them, and does not concern people in be saved to form the new tree, and with a smooth block press of wood, and turist if carefully followed. would pro-

general. This is a great mistake. All the others rubbed off. By this simple. cover the pan with a pane of glass. I duce better results. '

dealers in fixing their prices of plants, and easy mode success is almost cer Give a warm place, and the young i "Many amateur florists have an

seeds, etc., to be sent by mail always tain; and we have seen both standard plants will soon appear. As soon as ambition to grow this beautiful bulb,
trees and ornamental hedges made and it is often done well in
large enough, prick them out singly, even an
allow for the which in
postage, from wild hollies
every thus treated. The
and keep them growing until suffi- ordinary sitting-room, though as it
case comes out of the pocket not of growing of hollies from seed is a some- ciently strong to prick out singly into requires a season of rest, it is often injured -

,the seller, but of the buyer. The com- what difficult matter, requiring pa- small pots. When well established by this not being given properly

petition in all these branches of trade tience and skill. Like the Cratcegus they should be accustomed to a cooler or at the right time. Cyclamen bulbsin

is so sharp that if the rate of postage (Hawthorn) the fresh berries or seed atmosphere, so that they will be the dry state can be procured
of the
holly must have special prep- suited with the ordinary tempera. usually from seedsmen in Septemberor
'was reduced to four cents per pound, aration ,before, sowing. The berries ture of 'the greenhouse, and as October. When received, they

all dealers would be compelled to re- should be gathered late in the fall or soon as it will do, with a cold frame. should, be potted in five, six or seven

duce the price of the merchandise ac in the winter, when fully ripe, placedin The plants grow rapidly, and if large inch pots, according to the size of the
water for a few days, then the pulp bulb have the well drained and
cordingly.The plants are wanted they must not ; pots ,
washed off'clean.. The' seed should be allowed to get root-bound, but be filled loosely to the top with rich, soft
stated by the editor of the
then be mixed with moist sand and
soil such is of one-third
shifted as often as necessary to give ; as composed
DISPATCH, viz.: that plants,etc., could exposed to the cold in the open air, or them plenty of room When once the leaf mold is beat. Press the bulb into

be sent by mail from Jacksonville to sown in a bed and covered about an plants are root-bound they will beginto the soil so that its surface is level with

; Australia for less than it would cost inch deep, and the whole surface of bloom. While growing and flow- the soil, give it a good watering, and

to send the same package from Jack- the seed-bed heavily mulched. The ering the plants require plenty of then place it in some dark closet or
seed does not usually sprout until the cellar for three four weeks when it
water, which i is provided for them in or ,
sonville Palatka is
to not creditableto
second and the
seea-bed which
year, saucers to stand in. A soil made of may be brought into light. The bulbs
our government,it shows too plainly they are placed must not be allowedto turfy loam, well rotted manure, leaf- already started can often be bought

,*the influence of the "Lobby" upon our get very dry at any time, or they mold and some sand is a suitable one. from the florists, when they may be

lawmakers., tf will not grow at all.-D. Redmond, in The main stem and stronger branchescan placed among a general assortment of

The following from the Mayfloweris News-Herald. be pinched back during growth in plants that are kept at fifty degrees at

the case in a nutshell. Acaoia ,Farnesiana.This t order to cause a greater number of night, with ten to fifteen higher in
shoots to start out and thus increase the day time. The Cyclamen flowers
'Nothing would better promote the very handsome and desirable blooming capacity. The branches can usually from January to April; when

:'interest of the' farmer, and all who ornamental shrub is very common in be given suitable support by tying done flowering, the plants should be

",depend upon agricultural' or horticul- door-yards in South Florida, being them to short sticks. The plants do dried off by laying the pots on their .

tural pursuits for a living, than a reduction generally known as "Popinax" or rather the best in shade, or a partial sides, say from May to September, and
of postage on seeds, bulbs and "Opopona. shade, and when in bloom will be then started again." _
plants to four cents per pound.
suited with
a or east window ina '
Canada and most of the European Under the latter name the Orlando Victoria Regia i
house. They are'good basket plantsor
countries carry merchandise throughthe Reporter gives the following description vase plants on a shady side of the The Floral Instructor says:
mails at that rate or less,and thereis of a specially fine specimen: house. "Last March a seed of that rare

no reason why our Government "A very fine specimen of the opo- These hybrid :varieties of Mimulus water lily the Victoria Regia was put
should not do the same. It would bea have been in the lily pond of the ofa
ponax tree may be seen growing near produced by crossing the
great boon to the agricultural inter- the residence of Dr. Dickenson, in garden varieties ol Mimulus luteus wealthy citizen of Rochester, N. Y.

ests of the country, especially in thefar this city. A fine perfume is obtained with M.cupreus,which was introducedfrom A bud of this plant expanded on the

:West, where express charges are so from this tree, and it is a most orna- the Chilian Andes not much 18th of September. The flower was

high. mental object when in full bloom more than twenty-five years ago. Who- nearly a foot in diameter; the outside
? A strong pull altogether will ac with its thousands of golden colored ever, to whom these plants are strangers petals white, the remainder crimson

.complish,' itPetition fiower-globes, and its finely cut, filmy, will undertake their cultivatton, and the central organs yellow. It
.' your Congressmen and Senators dark green foliage. It will grow will find himself amply repaid by their had an odor resembling the pineapple.
':. to use their influence for a reduc-. The foliage of the plant is almost
without trouble in any dooryard, and rarity, and their beauty and abund- as
tion of
postage. great a curiosity as the flowers. The
.. should be more generally cultivated.It ance of bloom.
leaves are nearly round and the
A Beauttthl'Lawn Tree. is propagated from the seed. t largest -
Prunus Pissardi. of them measure about six feet in
The holly is a beautiful and famous diameter."
Mimulus Hybridus. We 'have several times
-tree, renowned in story arid tra recom-
song This
plant would be
hardy in the
Doubtless readers (If the DIS- mended this desirable
dition. It has been used from time many species as a lakes and,ponds of Florida, and shouldbe
immemorial to decorate our homes and PATCH are anxious to cultivate a few 1 ornamental, shade tree. 'I he,. following introduced
-. by someone who has
churches during the Christmas, hol- house:plants" > and] desire to have' :only.,, 1 interesting' item concerning' ,: : it, is ,the.means.... '.

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TT l "*"<'i- '" our remark that they might be cleared similar to mine is good enough. At peaches and apples. If one likes

,} oe Ins? a t$. with the wing or a brush and destroyed the northwest corner of my back piazza spiced fruit, put vinegar instead of

our good-natured landlady replied I have a room eight feet square water, and spice, clove and cinnamon;
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. : "Oh, it is only a waste of time fcr milk and other food. On the out- cm tame as_plain canned fruit.

to bother the roaches ; just as many side there are window blinds, but no .
Bo lire,that when thy summons comes to join. will in their You sash the side the
The Innumerable caravan that moves more come places.. ; on next to open pi Things to Remember.
Toward that mysterious realm,where each will find ,that.Yankee thrift and industry azza is a screen door; another door
shall takeHiscbamber Silver that have become dis
will avail nothing here. The into the kitchen back of "the spoons
In the silent halls of death, opens ,
Thou go not,like the quary slave at night, climate breeds them, and they can't piazza. Thus there is a draft of air colored: from contact with cooked eggs
Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained, and be
may easily: brightened by rubbingwith
soothed be got rid of; they are among the through this cool room, or pantry, all
Like By an one unfaltering who wraps trust the,approach drapery of his grave couoh, necessary evils of life at the South." the time, day and night. Milk will common salt. -

about him Courtesy forbade our attacking that nearly always keep sweet in it twenty- A lump of gum camphor in the
And lies down to dreams.
pleasant Selected., particular 8quad," yet we mentally four hours in the summer. The floor closet where silver or plated ware ,is

t-H resolved we would neglect no good is occasionally mopped off with car- kept will do much to prevent tarnish;

For the FLORIDA DESPATCH. opportunity of fighting to the death bolic water soapsuds. This will keep and the near presence of rubber any ;
La Belle Florida.
this disagreeable foe of the house- the air pure, and the ants away. Sucha form is one thing that causes silver to
Mrs. M. FLDEAR .
tarnish quickly. A rubber ring round
is cool if it mile
room as as was a
MADAM-Strange' at this late hold.No
the neck of fruit will tarnish
jr a
sooner were we domiciled in our away from the kitchen stove, and the
date I should attempt to give you a whole closet full of silver in
own "hired house" than the inevitable house receives no heat from he kitchen
few facts in regard to.Florida, the while silver left in the
insect made its in either. night, a spoon
appearance singly, ,
land where the orange grows. I have mouth of such will all the
squads or battalions circumstancesand I cat and don't how I jar possess
lived in the above named State three as keep a see any
colors of the rainbow next
inclination dictated. We begana one can get along without one, on account -
and I
years, found it a most per- '.. .
fect climate vigorous onslaught, only to suffer, of the depredations of rats and
never yet have I seen the
thermometer; over ninety-three and repeated defeat, both laughable and mice. I keep a dog, too, for rabbits, Foundations and Cellars.
otherwise. However defeat and other Editor Home Interests:
always a breeze some time during the only coons, opossums "varm1.nt8j"
served to stimulate our ambition, and but I see to it that he keels no fleas.I Will you, or some one of the many

day.Then we have fruit month in we determined to "conquer or die. keep no hog, either in a pen or out. readers of the DISPATCH who has had
the in November every and Time would fail to tell of the "slip Those who pretend to keep hogs, run experience in house-building in Flori-

lemons year, ;which last until, oranges late in the per brigade" and the water fusilade. ning at large, are an enemy to the da, please enlighten me on the subjectof
then Seeming victory would prove a defeat, community, and I have no use for the foundations and cellars? I am
spring quantity straw-
; any until think about to build a house on a sand hill
berries from till June then we began to our whilom unclean animal into whom the devils ,
; landlady was the impersonation of were sent,,and have never, as I know and am at a loss to knew how to get a
peaches until, pears, plums, then blueberries, wisdom. Still we speculated, and of, come out of.By good foundation upon which to build;
lasting September ,
; grapes the best exterminate also, the better to construct a
bananas and pondered on way to not allowing any stagnant water way
figs, pineapples
guavas the enemy, but with no definite around the premises, we are seldom cellar whether under or above
pomegranates; as vegetables we can
ground ? H. M. MONK.
results. annoyed by mosquitoes or need a net
have them
ten months in the year Gold Hill, Nevada, Oct.31st,1887.
At this the "head of thehouse" the bed residence
with juncture over night. During a .
ease. Wehave plenty of yellow .
was taken with the "orangecraze. of seventeen years I have never
legged chickens, eggs, milk, honey It takes the first thirty of a
He determined to rattlesnake the years
go "upriver" seen a on place, or
and nice beef, to nothing of
very say man's life to find out that itisn't
and invest. young
You Everything about within a mile of it; a moccasin once
fish and oysters. see we
game the with the shiniest hat
Florida was new and interesting, andso killed a hen and some chickens but man
can a fine menu even for a
gel up who draws the check.
Northern State; home products too. the women. of the household concluded only once; other snakes are more sel biggest

No more insects here than elsewhere.We to go along ; Qutour expe: dom met with here than in most North To remove the odor of perspiring

can, and do, have nice lawns fine rienceliere was "out of the frying pan ern towns. M. C. feet wash them daily. If somethingmore
shade trees, and flowers in profusion. into the fire." The only shelter for Mandarin, Fla. is required, take one part of Sal-
us was a one-story house built for acid and five of
Then, too, we are within twenty miles For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. parts powdered
of the great Atlantic, and in an hour's 'hands, and had been occupied'long Recipes. starch, and sprinkle on the soles of the

ride can breathe the salt sea air, to enough to be thoroughly infested :with stockings.
CORN BREAD. Take anda
roaches. had one egg
They room here for a
B&J nothing of fine fishing and surf colored socks and stock-
"grand parade" evening. As small piece of butter, beat well together Delicately
bathing. Dien vous grade it might be soon a? the lights every were lighted it wasa add salt to taste; now put in ings are apt to fade in washing. If

called the land of cream and honey.I sight to behold the whole floor one quart of cold water, and thicken they are soaked for a night in a pailof

have had the pleasure of living seemed a moving mass I with corn meal sufficient to make a tepid water containing' half a pintof
many years in Chicago, Cincinnati, turpentine, then out and
In sheer desperation we sent to our thick batter; add two teaspoonfuls of wrung
and Rochester, and, have visited manyotherfowDs agent in town to send us something good baking powder, and bake in aj dried, the color will "set" and theycan
of note in the Union, yetI that would annihilate roaches. Two quick oven fifteen or twenty minutes. afterwards be washed without tad-
should be North
and very sorry to go days after we received'; couple of CORN BREAD WITH MILK. One ing.All
never see lovely, lovely Floridaagain.
; boxes of Costar's rat and roach poison, pint of new, milk, two cups of Indian vegetables, when cut, maybe

GRACE HAWTHORN. by mail. Well, we had no faith, but meal, one cup of wheat flour, one-half kept fresh by putting the stalks into

Lake Helen,Volusla county. there was nothing for it but a trial, so, cup of sugar, one teaspoonful of cream water. Servants generally insist on

". we: picked up and put away every par- tartar, one-half teaspoonful of soda, immersing them, which favors decom-

. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH ticle of food; we even washed out our one egg. Excellent. position. Parsley, in particular, can
A, Spicy Letter on Roaches. slop-pail carefully and prepared the SALT PORK.-Cut in thin slices, seldom be guarded from a watery

Editor Home Interest: poison in molasses, as directed, when freshen awhile and fry slowly, turn- grave. Carrots, turnips, etc., if
There are many persons who think 101 I the work was accomplished.;t and ing over until fried a nice brown; placed in layers in a box of sand will

I that roaches are indigenous to this in three days we were fairly lonesome, now make a batter consisting of keep for many weeks.

country, and they confidently assert so completely were the pests extermi- one egg, a teaspoonful of butter, and There is a very common mistake
that they cannot be got rid of, but ad- nated. flour to thicken slightly. When the made in keeping sweet butter, name-

mit that with care .they may be somewhat Since then we have made it a practice meat is done' drop the batter, with a ly, in water. This injures the flavorof

lessened. every month in summer duringthe spoon, upon each side of the meat, it very quickly. It should be keptin

When we first made our debut into breeding season, to put out fresh turning and returning until the batteris a cool, airy place, but perfectly dry.
this land of fruit and flowers and oth. poison and with like results. The brown. When .butter is made up in small,

er things, we stopped at Fernandinafor poison must be dropped on firm paperor To MAKE GUAVA CATSUP- -Wash fancy shapes, and kept for two or

a few days. [This event occurred broken dfches, tin covers, etc., as and trim the fruit; slice and boil until three days in water, the flavor is af-

at the close of the war]. The time of, soft paper %will absorb the mixture, tender; run through a colander to remove fected and the butter more or less in-

our arrival was evening; a bright fire : and my word. for it it will be a paying the seeds. To one gallon of-this jured.

blazed on the hearth: as the days were i investment. WELL WISHER. fruit add one pint of good vinegar, five .

somewhat ,cool in December. The 1 pods of red pepper, four tablespoonfuls Chestnuts can be raised in Florida.

first thing that greeted our eyes was 'a I For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ] of salt, four tablespoonfuls of This is proven by the fact that Mr.

single-file of roaches standing solid Howto Keep Provisions in Florida. ground black pepper, three tablespoonfuls ] W. H. Holden has several bearingtrees

one behind another, and around the Editor Home InU rests: white mustard seed, half a on his place two miles south of

wood-work of the fire-place like so I know one or two families who have, tablespoon of alspice; simmer slowly Orlando. He got them from Tennes-

many soldiers, each one in bis place, cellars in this section.. Mr.C. G. Crane, for three hours; bottle while hot and see nine years ago, and they havebome

with occasional skirmishers now and of Mandarin, has one. But for an ordinary cork tightly. This will keep for years. three crops of chestnuts.

then_ out on short raids. In reply to : small family I think a--plan We dry the guavas, just as we would Orange, County Reporter.. .

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EDITORIAL, DEPARTMENT. Experimental Stations. est in tobacco growing. Everybody is only;that accounts expenditure;must

... The last Congress passed an .act appropriating crying out that tobacco' is ,the salvation show that no portion has been devotedto

A. H. MANVILLE. Editor. $15,000 annually to each of the country, yet few farmers- college uses; that the stations shall

State and Territory, to maintain experimental i very few indeed-know how to get a be separate from and, co-ordinate with

Contents. stations, which should in- j good yield, of fine quality and properly the other departments of the colleges,
THE FARM rab Grass Hay and Good
Farming;Texas Blue Grass; Benne as vestigate agricultural problems and prepared for market, and 'consequently :-, a fact which shall be recognized in the
a Crop..-_.............. 924 '
TuE OBCHAKI>-The.Kelsey Plum.... .. 963 diffuse the knowledge thus obtained : there is much complaint of insufficient compensation of its official head, who
J TUE ORANGE G HOVE-A Japan'Orange; among the people. A technical error yield or prices too low for shall give his entire time to this work;
The Washington Navel; The Hag-
Moth Caterpillar;Orange Wine .. _. 965 in the wording rendered this act inop- profit. and further,that the bulletins and publications

a THE Cauliflower GABDKN;-Is Strawberries There Any Hope.; Growing....... 966 erative, but the Controller and Secretary The convention, which recently met of the station shall be separateand

POULTRY-Having Assumed; Mammoth of Treasury have promised to in Washington and organized the distinct from those of the college.
Bronze Turkeys Cotton Seed Meal for
Fowls.... .......;.?.?... 967 recommend early action when Congress -" "American .Association of State Colleges The trustees of the*Florida Agricultural -

ORNAMENTAL for Cheap HORTICULTURE Postage; A Beautiful Necessity meets, next mouth. Other pres- and Experiment Stations," a full College who have thus far bent
Lawn Tree; icacla< Farneslana+ ; Ml sure is to and it 'of which another their energies toward building a
mulus Hybrids; Prunus Pissardl; The being brought bear report appears on up
Cyclamen; Victoria Regla..... 968 is the will called consider local school of character
HOME INTERESTS Belle Florida; A probable appropriation soon page, was primarily to purely literary
Spicy Letter on Roaches;How to Keep be available. methods of administering the fund and low grade with the funds given
Provisions in Florida! : Recipes;Thingsto
Remember; Foundations and Cellars Congress have been induced to provided for by the "Hatch bill. "Per by the Government for an agriculturalschool
,............ 969 may ,
EDITORIAL-Contents; Auction Sale; pass this bill by an almost unanimousVote haps a body of greater dignity never will now be forced to add a

al Florida Stations Orange; On AuctionExperiment OurTable;Answers to in recognition of the fact that met in this country for a similar pur- practically agricultural feature, or:be
Correspondents 970 Twenty-seven States were ruled out by all kindred institutionsin
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.............. 971 farmers pay a disproportionately'large pose. represented
METEOROLOGICAL..... ..................,... 971 share of the Federal taxation, and ., sixteen of them by college the country.
MARKETING-Marketing Oranges; Cold Storage Oranges.; Packing 972 have been ignored in the class legisla presidents. Many feared that, the On Our Table. -' .-'-
MISCELLANEOUS Advertising Dodge; tion by which other industries have i convention would be controlled by the
Silk Culture in Florida Bananas for COTTON MOVEMENT FLUCTUATIONS
Profit..... ....._..;.. 973 been built up and fostered. In view.of spirit which has made so many so- AND -
issued Leatham
annually by

JLORIDANA-The bacco Competition West,etc Florida.Fair;To-.-. 974 these facts, they are certainly entitledto called Agricultural Colleges agricul Alexander, & Co., Bankers and commission -,

AGRICULTURAL Agricultural Colleges special consideration in the disbursement tural in name, or at best' in theory merchants, of New York, at
qnd\ Experimental Stations .......:975
4 of the enormous accumulations only. But the action of the convention $2.00 per year, is accepted authorityon
Auction Sales. of the Treasury.If was eminent!) practical and will cotton statistics, and the movement
On another page will be found.the and fluctuations of the Market The
annual statement of the Foreign Fruit farming is unprofitable, all. other have an important bearing upon this volume is exquisitely gotten up, red
industries must eventually become de matter throughout the country. lined, with gilt edges and unique and
Exchange of New York the \
pressed. An intelligently conducted, The propositions .adopted, says the handsome covers.BIENNIAL .
total of and l lemons at
receipts oranges REPORT OF CALIFORNIA
New England Farmer indicate
progressive, remunerative agriculture unmistakably -
that for two Octo BOARD HORTICULTURE
port years, ending OF an
sincere desire that the
ber 31. 1887. The_ importation nforanges "means" prosperity. '. in all, lines and ,pursuits. ; :- a epitome of the horticultural work and
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--/1 .. Hatch fund, of $15,000 annually accruing -
'/: progress of California during the past
for the season of 1886-7, was I
The present depressed condition of i to each State for an agricultural two years, and contains nearly every
1,126,912 boxes excess
an: 586,349
farming is largely due to a general txperiment station, should be de-' i valuable essay published on this subject -
boxes over the importations for 1885- in that State time.
during this
failure on the part of the farmers to voted exclusively! to the legitimatework
6 ; of lemons, 1,608,850 boxes were ETOWAH.-Hon Francis Fontainehas
recognize and apply the principles agricultural experimentingand
brought in during the last year, an excess sent us advanced sheets of his
over the previous of 528,650 which underlie successful farmingtoa diffusing its results. If any of novel bearing the above title, which will
boxes. All of this fruit year aggregatingin lack of knowledge of the minor, but the institutions that have fattened on soon be issued and the proceeds donated .
essential details of the business among the Land Grant fund without support- to the benefit of disabled Con-
value several' million dollars, was.', farmers themselves. Where experi-- ing a bona fide agricultural college or federate soldiers. It is an interestingand

sold at auction. *-.-.. mental stations have been thoroughlyand school have thought to still further large meritorious sale.Answers. work and. should havea .

Florida Orange Auction. ..; properly tried, their success in bolster up their fortunes with this ..
The Florida] Orange Auction and 4 disseminating this knowledge and in Hatch fund, they are doomed to dis to Correspondents.-

Forwarding Company has issued a introducing improved methods demon- appointment. As a matter of self- Reader: A neighbor has a pawpaw

manifesto, containing a circular letter, strates fully that there is no better protection the different States will .Carica Papaya), three or four years
explaining their plan of campaign, plan of serving the best interests of jealously watch the expenditure of the old, which ,has been killed back to

together with a large number of let- farming and farmers v than by estab- money in other States as well as their some extent by cold nearly every win
ter and is
although protected, now
ters from leading dealers and growers, lishing similar stations throughout the own, for_any scandal about one sta- eight or nine feet high. This tree ..

approving the same. Apropos to be country. tion will bring discredit upon all. bloomed profusely last summer, and is

gin operations on the first proximo, by If such a station had been in oper- The Convention marks a new epochin now covered with bloom, but has

holding a grand convention of growers ation in South Florida during the American agriculture. It shows never set any fruit. Can this be accounted i
for and remedied? I have
and ,dealers in Jacksonville, the man- incipiency and rapid development that the arousing of public sentiment understood that the pawpaw often

agement expect a very large repre- orange growing, hundreds of thousandsof against the abuse of the Agricultural bears fruit when one year old.

sentation from the fruit trade of the dollars would unquestionablyhave College grant has been of great value. I P. W. Reasoner answers' the above

country to be present. All growersare been saved our orange growers Without this previous agitation the : for us as follows: The pawpaw tree

urged to attend, bringing fruit for in determining for them the convention might have taken quite (Carica papaya) is usually dioecious,

sale and samples of the various grades varieties best ,adapted to different different action. though the flowers are sometimes:per

which they are prepared to furnish. locations and latitudes, and the.meth- The meeting also marks a new era, fect, and isolated specimens sometimes

At the close of the convention, it is ods which would produce the best re- because it is the first official general fruit. The specimen alluded to by

proposed to institute the sale of orangesat sults under given conditions. All this recognition of the new and important 'your' correspondent doubtless has

auction in the home market. they have had to find out by expensive institutions which are to be established sterile flowers. In blooming speci-

experiment, and are but just reaching in all States and Territories. for the mens the difference is apparent at a

In our'last issue we stated that Mr. conclusions a practical experimentalstation promotion of agriculture. under the glance. The sterile or "male" planthas

: W. P. Horne, of Glen St. Marys, had would have determined for Hatch bill. small fragrant flowers, borne. on

realized $50 from one peach tree. them at the outset. The is The
same thing resolutions of the convention long stalks in loose panicles;. while
This was a typographical error; and true in the farming sections of Middle expressly declare that all funds re- the flowers of the "female" plant,are

should have been four trees, instead b.' and West Florida. This is made*apparent ceived,under the "Hatch bill"must beexpended larger,produced singly: and are nearly

ofone.. i. by the revival. of general inter-. for experimental i purposes,. aesaile, in the axils of the leaves.
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.If. the specimen alluded to answers PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Fruit Picker and Fertilizers.. There is a cotton plant at Narcoos- '.

the last description (in which case the Attention is called to the new adver see which is over five feet across the

CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher tisement in this issue of Mr. R. C. Drin- branches and from 350 to 400 blooms,
flowers should have a pistil, but no ker, of Huntington, Florida. There -
buds and bolls counted
THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs should be good demand for his fruit ; some parties
it could
be madeto
) probably
,. 317 and the task. It con- ,,:
a 24-page weekly devoted to AGRICULTURE, Mr. Drinker considers Baker's pave up
fruit by fertilizing with pollen from HORTICULTURE, JNDUSTBT, IMMIGRATION :Manures the best in use. These goodsare tains cotton in all its stages, from the ,<
a.male tree. If the flowers are staminate !: manufactured at Scranton, Pa. The swelling bud to the mature article itself -
Terms of Subscription* firm's facilities for transportation are ex-

:I there is no hope for that tree, Two Dollars per in advance;postpaid cellent, and they also have opportunityof __. ___ ,
except to be a "thing of beauty and a to any part of the United States or Canadato Postal securing raw materials at a much .
foreign countries comprised In MeteorologicaL
lower price than is generally paid. Read
Union,Two Dollars and cents.
the next hard frost.
j2y"-until .
The date when the subscription expires Is notice Publishers Department. --.. . ..
rtii on the Address Label of each paper, the ._*-. : .. :a m '
J. S. T., Orlando: I am possessed .J9tn'8U\ ; :d: :; <
be- ,
change of which to a subsequent date H
Interesting to Our- Lady Readers. r- jo Q) Q) ) '..
off'a big which is badly comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt oo"Q "ono
orange grove aids e 1UaA.V
Is sent unless requested.The In another column will find -
;yon an or-
infested with the scale insect. I shall M p
paper Is stopped at expiration of the der'entitling to Pattern Free of
you a a .z aD
subscription, unless renewed.
be glad to hear through your paperof handsome Jacket, which can be worn 2 2'o
When a change of address is desired, both, PITH I 8 f2; ttzraraiuiK -
a cheap and simple remedy so as to the old and new addresses should be given. plain or as illustrated.Our ... U'8p U'B9K 8ti

3 leave the trees in a healthy conditionat Remittances lady friends will, no doubt, appreciate CD S

the time of blossoming. this arrangement, which enables us e a l1001aA f I:mtiht =.. eoCD
.at the risk of the sender unless made by to make each one of them a present .1'
Kerosene emulsion is the best remedy registered letter or by check, express, order, worth 25 cents. O.E ti
or postal order,payable to : I :>aJla fiI : o
know of.: We have CHAS. w. DACOSTA, I
we publishedthe Publisher Florida A medicine prepared for the general ZZaJaJ .Co...
JacksonvIUe,1'la. public should contain nothing hurtful in 1IaJ -L
formula several times and it can _C .t... s'C
any dose. Such a medicine is Shallen- -

be found in the report of the Agri-- TO ADVERTISERS.The berger's Antidote for Malaria; it des- Ov F "sqipaapiraqpu' saqouf: ui I E-i oy....oHoIrBJUpLlsnga -. .:.AI1 4

cultural Department for 1886. troys Malaria as water puts out fire, and I -x
just as by Druggist.
a I
Palatka: In reading the various large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe -. .-4-r CD aJ .0
advertisements in the DISPATCH United States and foreign countries- Robert H. Jones. 3 I
we I 'SSauaayq a";
wherever the interest is tamed Southward.It Attention is called to the advertisement ... I; '''ISo :
one relating plants, ONB O7 Jt !;()1lI
ot Mr. Robert H. Jones in the
IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Estate ; w E
stating that they had been reset twice. t I ,aa i ss a" .:.:gt
,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, age of this paper. Mr. Jones has lately aJ
Permit us to ask, is it any improvement Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable sold the wholesale branch of his busi- i:: H I ZE-4
to reach our winter visitors or our 8. I ,-to arot : o
and mmlX'8N F
to have plants operated rapidly increasing permanent population. ness undertaken a special feature I a a
Q ....
with in that young how? Advertising Rates-fLOO per inch first In- never before attempted in Florida. It is ..... ::-
sertion; 50 cents per inch for each subsequent to sell groceries by price list to familiesat ..I aUIo.I1Ja i..1
Tomato plants that have been transplanted insertion. wholesale rates. This price list shouldbe ; !S83S853:
.2 AuucI uWJ R i ttit jg ;t too
in every well. regulated family in Flor- I 3
have better roots more fibrous Preferred Positions, Next Reading or on Cover:
$1.40 per inch first insertion; 70 cents per ida. -o ., .. .. .. ... .
roots than those :which have grown inch for each subsequent insertion. o : : :. ...a
10 per cent.oft on S months' contracts. CF"Send postal to ALtamonte Nurseries, .O :1':1. t 16.7 ... G...)2
where seeded and therefore be "
can 20" 6"
on ..
Altamonte Co.
Fla. for :
Orange cata- .
30" "on 12" 1' _CD 1 13.14 15y all
moved with less risk. Advertisement :tier be acceptable in logue. See advertisement. .. CD .W. :11: y .y'flda .1" I..

G. Ross, South Lake -Weir; Can EVERY-:respect.Address. A. K. HAMMOND, House and.Rooms. to Rent E p 'flda'fldalatur latur laturlund lund lundlonda londa londaTuesda Tuesda TuesdaWedne Wedne WedneThursday Thursday .S.r!ftICt4 ldx. 1I

you inform me where sphagnum moss Manager Country people wishing to spend the

can be had? .t. ..... .Jacksonville- ,, Fla.. winter on the high! pine lands
from the fever will do well to address':

., This moss, so extensively used by George H. McDonald. MAJOR CHA'S D. MILLER: .Fancyit
'> Attention of the DISPATCH readers is Federal Hill, Fla. Poultry.
for trees is abundant .
nurserymen packing called this week to the Dew advertise- .

in this State. It is usually foundin ment of Mr. George H. :McDonald, the Orange Growers MONCRIEF POULTRY YARDS

enterprising ship carpenter and boat And don't fail to send address
shippers, your -
the edges of"bays" or ponds. We P. O. Box 381 Jacksonville, Fla
jM* """ builder, who lately purcha ed the busi- to C. C. Gleason, Geneva, O. The
do"not know that anyone offers it forsale ness of :Mr. ,George E. Chase on East oldest green fruit dealer in Ohio. lean. W. W. FENDRICH,

here, although it'can be had in Bay street, in this city. Mr. McDonald do you good. ..... White and Brown Leghorns, Light Bran-
is practical who thoroughly -----r --- Rocks
a man un- mas, Plymouth Langshans, Wyan-
Northern markets dried and baled derstands every branch of his business, Catarrh Cured."A dottes and Pekin Ducks. Until further notice
,will furnish Eggs from the above vari-
like hay. having served his apprenticeship in deep : clergyman after years of suffering ties at $1.50 per thirteen three settings for
water vessels in the city 01 New York. from that loathsome disease, Catarrh, $1.00 delivered at Express' office.

{ "One of the Sisters," Seffner In If you are going to build 'a pleasureboat and, .. vainly. trying every. known.remedy, Mention DISPATCH.

the DISPATCH of November 7th I saw ship or steamer, write to George H. at last found: a prescription which com-

article P. W. Reasoner of Man- McDonald. I pletely cured and saved him from death. PATTERN FREF.
an by: .'. Any sufferer from this dreadful disease
ktee, Fla., in which St. Augustine Snowdrift Poultry Farm for Sale. sendinga self addressed stamped envelope By Special Arrangement withDEMOKESTS

of nice A Southern one-story house of four Prof. J. A. Lawrence East MONTHLY,
grass was spoken as making a to 212, nh1 l the Greatest of all Family
Bod. Would he or some other reader rooms, with closets and wide verandas. 9th St., New York, will receive the Magazines, we are enabled to
Five cleared fenced and set to 300 make one of our lady
acres recipe free of charge. every
i of the DISPATCH please tell me whereI fruit trees-orange, pear, peach, plum, -- ..1.1....-r---. t readers a handsome present.
Cut out this and Inclose
can get it, and how and where to to six old. of Seeds. slip
fig, etc., one years Region ;_ It (with a two-cent stamp for
plant it? lakes, attractive and healthy; thickly Thirty full sized packages of fresh and return postage) to Jennings
settled,only three-quarters of a mile from reliable vegetable seeds (your choice of Demorest, 1>East 14th Street,
HtSk Augustine is common New York and you will receive -
very station'on the Florida Southern Railway.Ten varieties) Free, by mail, for $1.00. by return mail a full-size
throughout the State. If any offer'it houses and yards for poultry. Good Send for prices-low as is consistent pattern Illustrated and fully

L reasons for selling. Price, 2000. with grade of seeds offered. iescrlbed, of this JACKET:
for sale they should advertise the fact.
REV. N. R. HAMEB, a (worth 25 cen's).
GT Special prices to market gardeners. '
Cross out with pencil the size
out plants two feet,apart each way Keuka, Fla. .,. I ,Address desired. Bust,3t,36,as,40.

at. time when the soil is moist. It t-.-4 C. C. HART While Demorests is not a Fashion Maga-
and will .-It... ion Department, like all its other Depart-
spreads rapidly, soon cover Your attention is called to the offer ofa ments, Is so perfect. You really get a dozen
the surface. lot in Macedonia City, and a year's sub- BidwelTa Early Peach. Magazines in one, for$2.00 per year.

". scription to a leading paper of this State, Finding our stock of June budded trees ---A
": for $4. Macedonia City is fifteen miles larger than anticipated, we offer from
\ New York Markets. south of the terminus of the Florida this date as follows: June budded trees, AT FREQUENT DATES EACH MONTH

: Southern R. R., at Trabue,and overlooksthe 24 to 36 inches, 25c. each; $2.25 per 10; FROM CHICAGO,
Nov. 17 1887.
; YORK, Harbor 100. The trees
far-famed bay of Charlotte $20 per are exceedingly PEORIA
:The demand continues good for choice the most magnificent sheet of water in well rooted. P. BERCKMAXS.

\ifipe Florida oranges, and select sizes areselling the South. An unoarallelled offer. For November 1,1887, Fruitland Nurseries, i STLDUIS, 5111!! tJ

at $3.50. The bulk of receipts, copies of paper and for full culars.address Augusta, Ga.Mammoth. .
b 'however, are ordinary, and sell from THE'i EQUATOR PUB. Co., .. t'
:$2.00 to 2.50; russets not wanted. Key West, Fla. Bronze Turkeysare I t 1 CHOICE OF

Grape fruit is worth from $2.00 to $3.00. the king!>turkeys, attaining greater ROUTES; VIA

Cucumbers, fancy, $3 00 to $4.00. Egg Fifty Acres size in less time than any other Known DENVER t

plants are $1.50 to $2.00. String beans, Fine Hammock Land on the South side breed. Gobblers when matured will jflU''FDR'I' COUNCIL BWFFS

$1.00, to$2.00. ol Lake Apopka in Orange county to weigh 35 to 45 pounds. Pecan Docks are ,
* G. S. PALMER.. rent for vegetables. The best protected the largest breed of ducks, good l OMAHA, S!J CSEPH, ATCHISON

against cold of anything in this part of and very productive of feathers. Color OR KAN SAS CITY.For

,.:Choice varieties of all kindS,of Fruit the State and in the midst of the vegetable a rich, creamy white. Send for illus- dates, rates, tickets or further Information(

Trees.: For free catalogue address, growing section. trated descriptive price list. Address, apply to Ticket Agents of connecting. U:,:.,
'** B. M. SIMS L. D. STAPLES Portland .Me. or address '
F : '. CHAS. KELLER, ., Gen.Past.1ld.A&f.CP..kaiOUI,
Texas Hill Ocala Orange County Fla. November 14,1887. PAUL MORTON,
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i i ]3VIaxrI[ etlia; ,. ; sending to' England increasing shipments future all Florida oranges shall be Comparative Annual- Statement,
marked follows All under 128
the past three years, at profit- as : *Foreign Fruit Exchange. .
I 'For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH; able returnsThere is but one dan- size shall be marked Ai; from 128 Receipts of .ranges and lemons from Sicily,
-"'MARKETINGOJRANGES.. ger-"gluts.: This can and will be to 138, inclusive, shall be marked B ; Italy and Spain':season 1886-87, beginning
November 1, 1886, and
avoided by systematic distribution. from 146 to 160, inclusive, .shall be 18-ff, at the port of New York. "
: A Prominent Transportation Man's Paying returns for all good, sound marked C ; from 176 to 200, inclus- Oranges.Valencia -
". Views on the Situation. fruit, properly packed, is a certainty, ive, shall be marked D ; all over 200 II Sicily& Italy,
Every season, and inclusive of the and tli 3 grower or shipper expecting shall bt,marked E. Date. Cases-- --Boxes.--_
years -1874-75, I have been a (not satisfactory returns for unsatisfactoryfruit It is certain that in a few years the 1885-86.-- 1886-87. 1885-86, 18&.87) .

very heavy, .,to be sure) shipper of will get left by' the "returning shipments of oranges from Florida November...... 1,296 193 891 3917
board." will reach enormous proportions and December 4,827 18,499 3,814
Florida from in January 9,095 13,514 82,613 100,182
oranges my groves "Systematic distribution." Aye, some plan for the better sale of same February... 44,008 13l94 89,750 76,498
this (Duval) county. Up to the or- that is the, watchword of Florida fruit must be adopted which will enable April.March..........u._ 47,106 17,725. 10,222 3,804 108,338 94,176 224,496 100,004

ganization of the Florida Fruit Ex and truck, growers; it is the text of _them to be handled here with greater May.Jane._._.......... 6,806 8,543 ....1,809.... 45,5.95 Z35,002
change, shipments were consignedto this sermon, the title and burden: of :rapidity; and regularity. Where in past ......'... ........ ........ '25,965 43,376 152,732July. 84,862
my August ... ...... .. .........
"c' 6,938
discomfortof about five sizes 48ZJ7
commission merchants in the.East the song I am singing to the years regular w resent September... .241 ........ 63J 7,557
your columns'and the glory of your now nearly thirty different sizes October...... .188 '
and West. I have never lost a ship- 138,677'I :!
compositors, and I wish every shipper come, And it causes much confusion, Total 60,635 401 1,066,277Lemons.
ment, and in every instance received could see how essentially necessary to while buyers complain. While we .
"fair and reasonable" returns. This "systematic distribution" is some cooperative cannot expect to induce our friends Sicily & Italy, Malaga,
showing may be partially due to the plan, some concerted aud in Florida to return to the sizes as of Date. Boxe. Boxe. -
fact that I had been a transportationman united method for disposal of their old, \\a believe we can induce them to 1885-86.. 1886-87. &'1886-87.

before I became an orange grower productions at remunerative figures.I see that it is for their interests decidedly November.. 35,724 84,686 3s:12: 4.7Z1
and also knew a number of respon- i: have given this vital subject matter that the above marking be January.December...,... 74,390 32,8Z7 39,171 00298.; ....102... ....1,752-t...
sible commission men. It is true, considerable thought and study, butI ,adopted, and we' earnestly request February.... 47,403 60,525 ......... ........
March....... 68,932 ........ ........
despite the advantages named, I, wasoccasionallr have not ,been able to fashion any. that it be done. A_ prll. ... .... 113,126 ,..... : _.'. .
May.... .. 173,873 130,688.. ......... ...u....
bothered and worried by: plan or system that comes anywhereas On the end of the box where mark-: June ... .... 151,438 ._ .."... .,.. -
small overcharges, the adjustment of 'near perfection as the one adopted ing is placed, put in upper left hand July.. .. ....-.. 148,330 ........ .. .....
which often trouble than the Florida, Fruit the of the fruit August._.... 00,929 188R22 1,847 .......
were more by Exchange. corner quality ,"fancy, September.._ 63,000 34.589 14,6.17 1,650
the claims were worth, and were invariably Neither have I seen, heard or read of "choice," "russets," etc. In upper October.. ..... 19.ouo 38,797 38,410 ,24,651
the result of what ,the base- any plan that, in my poor opinion, middle of the box put the number sig-' Totals.-., .-.... 1,021,1112 1,576,070< 58,228-32,780-
ballers would "errors of the the merit true and size "128 "176 "200 "
style pen contains principles nifying etc., <<
batters" in the billing field. From proper:; tenets for: success in the "sys- and in upper right hand corner, put For the FLo IDA DISP. ?:CH. .,',', ,'
the date of my citizenship in this tematic distribution" of our fruits,and the letters according to the schedule Home Market.. ,: .
State to the present time I have been as long as the "Exchange" is con- above given., Let this letter,A, B, C, Mr. M.L.Wood,')f Micanopy, writing -
one.of'the number who hold steadfast ducted,with ,the, honest ability that has' D or E, be prominent, say' about one us recently, says : "Home marketing -
to an ever abiding faith in Florida's, characterized its workings in the past, and one-half(11) inches long.. for oranges, however desirable,
great possibilities, and ultimate unpar- I shall continue, to give it,my patron We can assure you that the con- seems quite in conflict with the prac-
alleled prosperity I have never feared age, as I have xc1.usivelydone since tinued irregularity of packing injures, tice of much of the commercial world
nor do I now fear an overproductionof its formation, for it is the,salvation of the sale with our buyers, and the North. The 'traveling man' is sent
'special productions: From the small grower, giving him ,car-load above plan has only been decidedon out by the manufacturer or dealer
a little work, 10,000 cdpies of which rates on the smallest shipment, and. by us after' mature considerationand and the 'sample room' (dry) becomesthe
was carefully placed ia the hands of standing .between him and numberless consultation with each other, in market place. Waiting for home

Northern and Western' people, two annoyances that will and do occur; ho which we have endeavored' to take market we may get left. If-the goods,
years ago, I quote my views then expressed -, matter how quick the transit or how into.account the future greatness of from their perishable nature, require
and as firmly believed at thiswriting perfect the transportation ,is or may: Florida.: different methods of sale-if the buyers -
: ,become. We therefore ask you to instruct do not come to us we must go to
I do not believe that orange grow- I have been led, Mrj Editor,to these your 'men to ,mark all' your fruit in the buyers, put our agents in the fieldon
ing in Florida will ever prove unremu- remarks by reading the admirable this manner at once; and at the same low salaries and fair commissions

nerative to the man that can successfully prospectus for 1887-88 of "The Flor- time, we request you to be very care- added, or otherwise, as shall prove expedient .-
manage other business., Some ida Fruit Exchange," as published in ful that the letters exactly correspond "
men will not like nor are they'adapted the last number of your paper (another with the sizes given. < Referring to the difficulty of meeting -

to this work, though the same energy good home institution, which every We and attention, resulting in success Floridian I ought to take as easily as a the Backing of their fruit in the regular says: "Missionary work on a grand
elsewhere, will secure like results in duck does to water in a dry county), sizes, which, 'are readier of sale, scale will, I think, be needful to edu-
this case. Neither do I believe that and without the knowledge of the and at the same time more than repay cate the race of "orange growers" up
there will ever be over-production of IJruil Exchange, and without. any any slight additional expenses by the to a business comprehension of the
Florida oranges ; there is but one 'malice or objection to any other scheme enhanced value'the fruit has on arrival idea of giving support and confidenceto

Florida grow them in,1(and twenty. which may serve, to "systematically here. With this in, view, we ;rec- any other than the one, two,.threeor
:five out of# the thirty-nine counties,only distribute" the future enormous money commend packing into sizes 112, 128, more commission men who stand
are orange counties,and they, contain crop of our State; yet, with a hope 138, 176, 200, and if need be, 250; use for more in the view of threefourthsof
but seven million acres adapted, to the that at least '50 per cent. of this 'sea uniform sizes of fruit in each package. these than do all the sound busi-
citrus culture. After deducting space .son's crop of oranges will be entrustedto .. ness reasons and prospects of bettering
for bananas, pineapples,. cocoanuts, the Exchange,,so as a fair trial can Cold Storage.H. their own chances, backed by a stringof
cane, corn, cotton, tobacco, potatoes, be made by them in this important Harris & Co.,, extensive fruit the best men stretching from lati- t
vegetables,pasturage, timber,,dwelling matter. 3j. R. TUTTLE. dealers of Boston, say: More atten- tude 30 to "the frost line" with the
lots,'towns, cities, roads, etc., etc., you Jacksonville, Fla.,,.November. 141887. tion is given by the'trade to fresh ar- Florida Fruit Exchange and all the
will notice this cuts the lemon rivals than lots other "
orange, PACKING ORANGES. to any which may combinations added. ,'-
and lime acreage down to compara- have been offered and withdrawn, or He continues: "The advocate of the
tively small figures. A Better System Suggested. stored on arrival,'and our experienceof auction idea would add 'cold storage

Every decade adds to our popula- Messrs. Sgobel and Day, agents of many years has taught 'us that as, a in all the large cities north and west.
tion ten million orange eaters, every the Florida Fruit Exchange; joinedby rule the first,time goods are offered is How is this? The orange grower must
new mile of transportation lines intro-. the best time to sell. We, have seen pay cost of transportation to northern
number of fruit houses handling
duces the Florida orange to a new a many cases where goods withdrawnfrom market, risk losses by freezing and,decay -
market The first Florida orange Florida oranges, have issued the sub sale and held for higher market, while waiting sale, maintain i cold
eaten calls for others. Your ,physician joined circular letter to the growersof have been sold at lower prices, and storage, pay sales agency-in short,
will prescribe them, and, should Florida: with additional expense for storage, mast take every risk.: Build houses
there ever be an over-production. the We the the etc. We are strongly of the opinionthat for cold storage not in Northern
surplus can be turned ,into the most among delicious of healthy wines, at a net largest receivers of Florida Granges in cold storage houses instead of shippingwhen Jacksonville, as grand. tales-and
profit! of one hundred dollars per acre. this city, beg to call the particular it is ready will make a costly shipping house for stock on hand, then
Foreign countries will, in a few years, attention to the necessity of adoptinga mistake, and' that when they are holding local houses for all sufficiently important -
consume annually as many boxes of plan which will condense many of for an advance the, few sellers will districts to warrant the outlay,
Florida oranges, as; we are, to-day, pro. the! ; used into a reap,the benefit situated on lines of transportation/'c:.

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I \ .."... December when Boston and New York half a dozen well disposed women; PIANOS ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS"
sceIISl1eous, .. ., enjoy it. Would it not be well for when fairly under way, could do well." ,, f, -, *. .*. t._
-- New York geography teachers to instruct MMBananas << Genuine" Bargains.
For the FLORIDA '
DISPATCH their that there for Profit.
are one .
> DODGE. -
r or two favored places on the globe Mr. Baugh, of Orange county,gives
California in Novem- where is the of his Being Sole Agents in the South!for
Harper's for only one overcoat needed following account success
ber. during the months of December and with bananas, in the Orlando Be- CHICKERING, MASON &:HAMLIN, MA-
'.. One of the latest advertising January, and that a spot,has been porter THUSHEK, BENT &;ABION.,
"dodges" that has-come to our notice heard of where orange trees have sur-. There is no particular secret about I PIANOS[
'0 ia the article in Harpers' Magazine for vived the winter. without a wrappingof it, sir. I take care of my plants feed ,
,November, entitled "A Santa Barbara straw? them well,'and it pays me. Now, you
Holiday." It is conceded by all that But the. list of Santa Barbara's virtues can set out the common horse banana, ORGANS ,

.. .Californians often perpetrate clever gets to be tiresome before one has and let it grow pretty much as it MASON & HAMLJN; BAY STATE,
things in their struggle to be recog- waded'; through them all-it would pleases. Near the place where this PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
nized .as the Garden of Eden, but this seem that, "only man is vile," for fruit was grown,is a clump of horse ;
.little brochure of twenty-three pages surely no one but saints should live bananas which have been growingand tem Everyone, and prices given benefit guaranteed of our price Easy sys

has the merit of being one of the stupidest in such a Paradise as this"Mentone of fruiting on the name ground for terms of by payment us to Purchaser's,and payment nearest of freight R.R.or assumed -
articles that has appeared in America the adveriiesment stylesit. fifteen years, and the only attention steamboat landing. .
Harper's for many years. It is sad to know that all Southern they ever received was when some one
It can only be a matter of conjecture Californians are not'saints. came along and cut the heads. But

to most people as to how big a But everyonereads Harper's, and it with the Cavendish variety it is different VIOLINS GUITARS, BANJOS_ AC-
pile of the "filthy lucre the enterprising is only to be hoped that if advertiserswith ; it requires constant cultivation CORDEONSand .
/ Santa Barbara real-estate 'men fat pocket books ever model after and good treatment. Being of decidedly
"shelled,out" to the publishers of this this Santa Barbara "racket," they will "noble blood," it is more fastidious all kinds of small Instruments offered at
popular magazine, for the privilege of not veil the bare skeleton ad. in such than other kinds, but it well logue.lowest prices. Send for our illustrated. cata

catalogueing their manifold attrac thin gause. P. W. REASONER: repays all care bestowed upon it. The "
-w--.bons on the first twenty-three pages of .. Cavendish is,the very king of the banana Artist "
the November number-at the time Silk Culture in Florida.. species, and I prefer it to all
Picture Frames
when Northern tourists usually beginto Our correspondent,L. Armstrong, others for eating and maketing.. Fine Pictures, ,
grumble about cold weather. Thereis expresses the opinion, in last week's My plants are on hammock land,
one opportunity, however, whichwas Florida Agriculturist,that silk culture which was cleared four years.ago. It Fancy Goods*
lost by the enterprising projectorsof is perfectly practicable in the United had a very heavy growth of palm and Albums, Stationery.
this scheme; the yellow fever in States"and'' especially suitable to Flor oak trees on it, and in clearing it I We can save yon money in anything In
Music, Art
Tampa occurred so late in the season ida. He says ; "Where the conditions did not burn the stuff but piled it in prices. or Fancy Goods. Write us for

that it was not heard of in time'to per are right, it can be made a good windrows thirty feet apart. That has
mit of the insertion of a few clauses to money resource to many, and supply' all rotted down, and has been spreadover
., the effect that Santa Barbara was always necessaries and comforts to families the ground. I put the plants LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H.

free from yellow fever. This that have time and nimble young fingers about eight feet apart, but considering SAVANNAH. GA.
last opportunity will probably be always to engage in it. I'was much interested the way they spread and the nutriment
regretted by Santa Barbarans. in examining the Agricultural they draw from the soil,I shouldnow 8001000 ACRHS
The advertisement, though clad in statistics of Italy the area of whichis place them at least ten feet apart. ,
a thin and transparent garb of travel not twice that of Florida. The For fertilizer, I used bright cotton :
and flirtation (in which the questionis product of cocoons in 1883, was 92- seed meal, and have,'found nothing FLORIDA .LANDS

"popped" on th> top of Sulphur: r 886,200 pounds, valued ,at $26,491- better. Bone meal won't do. The Situated in the Counties of Nassau,Duval,
Mountain, one of the Santa Barbara"lions" i 665-a fraction over 28 cents per banana is a quick growing plant and Columbia, SuwaneeAlachuaLafayette.Marion -
in the way of scenery), i is i pound. This enormous quantity of f needs stimulation. The Cavendish, Brevard, Hernando, Polk, .Hllisborough Sumter Manatee, Volusl and,
recognized at the first glance as the i cocoons, when worked up into raw being of dwarf habit, does not reach a Monroe.
work: of a land agent. No tourist, silk and dress fabrics, made the largest height of more than six or seven feet TOWN LOTSIn
even if enthusiastic enough to spend I export of the country, $49,712,400. before it begins to-bear. In the sum
several months in such a place, could I L And considering that a very large mer the fruit should begin to ripen Gordonvllle the Towns,Bartow of KIssImmee,Anburndale,Winter, Lakeland Haven,,

possibly gather up so many wonderful I amount of silk is used at home the within three months from the time of Seffner Kathleen, Mango, Richland,Orient, Bade Eagle City Lake, Oweniboro, Haskell,
and delightful facts regarding it. For value of the finished goods must have blooming, but as autumn advances the and Pemberton.
instance the- "cloven hoof" be been time is four A Map and Descriptive Notes showing the
can much more than double that of: lengthened to months. location of these lands will be furnished on
easily seen sticking out, when the hero the cocoons, and the difference chiefly Were it not for the frosts there wouldbe application to the Land Department of the
of the tale is made to say such thingsas represents labor in reeling, spinning no end to the banana season, and South Florida Railroad Company.
this : "I wish I could give ten acres and weaving. For several good reasons ripe fruit could! be cut from the plantation GEO. Fox,
of land in this State to every man in there is much to encourage Am rican every: day in the year. If that Chief Clerk,
New York who works in an office all 1 silk growing, and most of all,, were the case,the banana business here SANFORD, FLA
day for a thousand a year. He only those of Florida. Silk culture is well 1 would overshadow everything' else. 6Triu.Jn.pi: : !"
gets a bare living there, and here ten protected by the United States tariff. As it is, there is money in it."
acres would give him that, and sun The value of cocoons is from two to "A plantation of Cavendish bananas, ANEW VARIETY of GRAPE FRUIT
shine and good air,and independencebesides. four times that,of Italy. The season when given the best care and cultivation
Yes land is motto. Benevolent for worms i is on suitable soil with cli- Propagated by J. F. FESSEJOJKJT, at his
my ( rearing very long, allowing proper BLUE LAKE NURSERY,near Eustis. It is
? wasn't he ?) the largest, number of hatchin s., mate,ought to yield an annual Incomeof
I\! } In describing his search for a piece The Florida weather during the silk, '$1,000 per' acre. That might be NOW OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME.

of land, the following sentence occurs: season is especially free from damp, considered the; best figure, but a plan The tree is hardy,a vigorous grower, very

"But he could not decide what to purchase chilly storms,so injurious to the wormsand tation in South Florida ought to produce -* prolific smaller, than and bears other young.varieties,Fruit has a averages thinner

i and there was not much property so far, I believe, is equal, if not 1,000 heads to the acre, whichwould skin,a pleasant aroma, is bitter,very juicy,
t',' offered for 'al ." This fact will 1 superior to Italy. No tree grows more bring an average of fifty cents with a delicious flavor. By those who have
; probably be a revelation to many luxuriantly in Florida than the mule apiece." .tested its quality,it is pronouncedTHE ,
who have encounterCalifornia ed berry. The trees and worms haveno MM-<< r
land agents: Another diseases'9r enemies. The culturise t Dr.A.T.SHALLENBEiiGEBRqchesterPa. : t. .'.
tonishing statement is that, on th can and ought to do the reeling, and Dear Sir-I was agent for the sale of I.l each Sent; or securely six for packed$i. on receipt. *of price. ,f 1
"Glen Anne" ranch "may be foun thus get the uttermost out of the your Antidote for Malaria at Elizabeth- ;

trees and shrubs of almost :every known product. The raw s'lk will always .town, Ky.every, when season.chills The were medicine almost cured universal li i- DE WITT, & GILMORE"". Agents'. ,
variety"Thewell bring a cash return of four five
when all else failed. It was my habit-to ,Florida.
--- : worn remarks in this article dollars per pound and the business say that,I could live in a frog pond with ;
to the effect that "it is December, cannot be erdone. The cultureis out danger to myself, but that conceit FOB SALE AT A BARGAIN.
and the weather actually like that of> healthfu / and, pleasant. Then has been taken out of me, for last fall I 1,000 fine, thrifty, three and four-year-old
June," would lead one to suppose tha with a garden of delicious fruits and had a violent attack of chills I remembered trees budded to choice varieties. :Must be sold
the the Antidote, procured a bottle, to_make_room_ Ogovetrees_ ;
great majority of the inhabitantsof vegetable the year round; a homed and was cured immediately. I now,sato y _. _
the country north of Mason an garnishe with flowers ; living in as every one suffering from Malaria, New Illustrated Boolu.circular and free proof of Tw thai.
&Dixon's line were ignorant of the fact delightfi climate, surrounded by as.. don't fool with quinine; it may be good!, new fioos edition month Motfaer i.made seUingooc,Kerne
that ,the whole world is not undergoing class of rural the but Shallenberger's is better, and don't and Heaven.150,000 sold. Edited by,iT,L.Cujrler
good a people as ,
I make you'deaf, either. L..D., 82.75| also 10,000 rIIUea'of' tile
a blizzard at tKo precise i 'time, in world. can'afford, it seems to, ?. me that,I Your friend, 'E.:H.HAYCRAFX. Bible Zed,,$Introduction I. E. U. TAT by J.IL.,Vincent 771 BipadwX.AGENTS *D-D,.lU.ns> ,-
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., Mr. M.:L.: Smith, near Daytona: ,. ',-.. ;," ";.,' ; ':< ,: '.. .- CRAWFORD, BIDWELL'S and other

has 100,000 lemons on 150 trees. .: ;:: : ,7- : ':." .,- PEACHES; KELSEY and other PLUMS;
t .. t
The Weat Florida Pair.: .
The West at .-
: 1-
niack on the 15th, 16th and 17th inst., ; ORANGES; BELAIR, VILLA. FRANCHAand

was a decided success. There were GEORGE E. WILSON I SICILY LEMONS; OTHER CITRUS

nearly one thousand competing entries, FRUITS; PEARS, GRAPES, FIGS, PER

fine of farm
including a display pro-
stock fruit and ladies' handi-
work. Many northern and western TREES, etc.

people were in attendance, as well as, BRADLEY FERTILIZER 'COSend A. II. MANVILLE & CO,_
excursionists from all parts of the
..l' :' :. :f ." Lakeland and Drayton Island, Fla.' ".
State. The best exhibits will be pre- .- to..him, for Price List and'Circulars.I'l '

derved for the Sub-Tropical. GRAPE VINES,'

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Ttobacoo Competition. .,',, Suited to the Soil and Climate of :

The premium offered by Colonel FLORIDA
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Duval for Florida tobacco have been .
'; ',:: ,: GROWN AND FOR SALE AT : "
changed so as to permit the small
San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries,
growers to compete, and thereby to .
extend the good likely to result from \ Near: TALLAHASSEE, FLA.
the exhibition of Florida tobacco to NNGI tone of JR these Those FIREFLY.who saw them DUBOIS, M Manager..: _

be made at the Columbia County Fair. POPULAR TOOLShas at the test trial in Send tor Catalogue and order early. Send. ', -

Instead of offering three premiums for been either .. actual Are THE work Baythey BEST also,for Price List of

the first second and third 300 poundsof REMODELED yet. Yon will find
_IMPROVED. them so. Oar '88 FLORIDA WINES.-
the schedule of &ue-rare more com Catalogue, with
new pre- Weal,simple prac 4OYVooBcnt8.will.

miums is as follows: than'and canim&g strop. __._r. __.._- &of' pane a fair points idea ONE MILLION '
.. .. ins; BO look them =_ =._ j. ......... '= ... ""'"_ \ N
For the best case(Standard)... .. .. $10 "-- ..-'-.. d better money Fruit Trees, GrapeVine
over caretall--
...... .. =- -- =- -9 --nee[ we now offer
second ,-.' I. '* *,- 75 liEw SHIES. HW PIHS.! 8.I.ALL>x"00.,PateDkel s r.ur.. ,U'I129 Cath&r1ne/ r. Strawberry
Third fC _'.... ...... ..,.. 5f( /S.lh11&4elphta. Plants 1 Etc. '
Fourth ?...............25 Selling low at

Total On leaf...... ............ .......... .. -$250 tA ,,- ,. Willow Descriptive Lake catalogueand Nursery.

The sum of $50 nas'beeJl deducted "3 cgrn' 2 price list mailed free
: ., 3: ;; 1r44 on application Address
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from the leaf and has been 0 :g ;:r ::: 0 .
premiums r "eC .Jz: Sam'l H. Rnmpli.Harsballvllle
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offered for cigars made in the State ......0 o'g!- "' r-zt"':= i'I': C Cr2 .W'.. Ga.$2WIBUTTHE .
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from Florida leaf.: These '< 1I1If..f: : c Pl!: l C .2
premiums .. BEST
pure ;;_ ;; !::ar'H.H'yt9 7Fi 3 -1ppp0 !
are. graded as follows:' -, ;' !g!; ;fI'I=?e : ; '" > t:3 11I11I
tJii'S-- -- :: QtjC: .
Best general display,including samples...,$25 ..;;"' ;;';--.u.= 0JiI"" "" a:;, n
Second best.. 5 Best box of 100 in all respects..... .:..,...:...:,?10 ', 10 .04 i:ogarQgrA: a pn rto I -. W rJ:: $iqrs. ,

Total on cigars........................_..-'-SO ...; '5== S"I': : Q CS \ .to'sa.o. ..,.
w .":\oi'i ; t4 e; \ 00
Ths the were ; I': "O 0":- 3 ('),'" S ......
changes ; 'O gfI1.>I = \ C"2 -
.... .-.ftSZ-6., 0 ED'" ..:s ,"""
agreed to by Receiver Duval at the '- :0.1---:... en. \' ,CQ"-I v-. SAWMILL

solicitation of Mr. T. B. Olive, of the .<:) n eo g. o.g :: 9gc G-I'1 zNo:O F tjt': a'fa,.).. d \ S mme.

Florida Tobacco Plant, and they admitof .' ..; tOi sqp'w=N OONv QI-: M :Ie ,FOR THE MONEY. Send for Descriptive Circular.
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'i o.g '"" c'O&"' J003- ... ,
a wider' range of cum petiti'fl. As c N. ;7yrefQ:::; = -
this is the first year of the revival of t 04g.:0 tJ tqgtIS; 0 ...., 0"0="<9.:t p. 0 "" i-...a

tobacco culture in the State, aA.... ..... t:2.:.J.w (Noo;no! ....Io:f OCpo>-I"[ "'" till S 0
comparatively li'iI "' tn.. "a- :.'. '" POLK COUNTY NURSERIES.
few roducers can afford+ to re- c fO =::r:: -It' lto tj.. t '
1 l-.p.
l"ItO R oy !M49 ;Co!;OSc"aU) BY THE .
serve for exhibition.. bOO'pound bale S; .o ;:.. '-igi'o. :. cn. l o Cj _

of the best tobacco, and the object of ;N' -";-;;J.i'':': i.:.fI'Il"P : :'" ..III Polk Co. Nursery i Improvement Co., ,
i410 .. _
0.0. ;;:.0
the premiums is, of coursttu (\ = "II s ic OP 8': .IW
as wide an interest' as possible in'the C" .. (''to Q raw"qi, :: :r ooo3:D i'pR .- 2.CI' b m o .-...'...., All c and the Lemon leading Trees.foreign and domestic Oran -

K A.... 't4.C"1:1: t!"=::z oCO: eo S ::I ...
Price Us
competition, so as to get a very Z" : "'<-' : "." ton application.
Oi n.atl bTidlmt 5 ; i- p'., \". B, LASSITER manager
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of this u1 Ol
and, attractive display Ll promts- .. 1. Q Zw t- aplq o'g'. HomelanduL.Pears \.
+bg Florida product Ex. (\ !> IICIJ "' :: = c. = ..
=- "' :.t 11"C)"' ;:r:: 'C.
.. iiJ.. "..'. :. '",,! .. '.;.:': "c:: 0= ; Grown from Cuttings.:: -
"tS : e.s
Irwin of Putnam 1.tN"... Oil!O.ase70: ; "tar;o-.. It. CJ: > LeConte. Keiffer and Sand. Bartlett Law-
Homes county .... ... ... Q r-
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= !:.:=!, y 1ri_.:;" a::"T:-:: UJ son, Sekel: Smith and Garber on LeConte
has produced an orange cider of excel- o3iO:o.!' ZrAl l MG 1 1www q Root. Strawberries adapted to Florida, Ala-
OVA a :"' e ognm .aoa t lJ S bama and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Noo-
lent quality. He says there is more"'laao=.ad_,m gCa: a=_ s y //1 m C2GI JAO. nan and Noonan Improved. Peaches: een-

money in wines than fruit and i j" preparing = : ;:; 0 f f :!.:a (Z1:0= :: tr\ to, Honey, Southern Beauty and others.
i ..." = Z .P !.!GI'tJtOg. :: ';%1 t..W '. P lms: Kelse.'aJapan.Mariannaandothers. i
to extend his vineyard and too 0 too ;;; M. z m 5c Pot grown strawbenles on special? order only. .
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for this Wm.P. ; 4.r::. $ c.e '
orange grove purpose. ? = : : :;J'I"I T. Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee,Fla, r. :-.
::c ,,
Neeld,of Hillsborough county, says q 0 d7tlii, IIC-I i!; 53 Rya I .., Send for Catalogue., "":"f '

there is an unlimited sale for sweet -- .";..:. 'ce..o:. _tcc, S.CJ'I"I fO. r::. d c ; -- -",;Iii1KELSEY '
1:1: cc: ",0 e
orange wine at$1.50 per gallon, whichis .Iq'! ::o rp;: ;: :. SAQ r- JAPAN. PLUM. .,:

made from forty or fifty oranges ON FLORIDA PLUM STOCK. :.j,;:';'.

and two pounds of sugar. He is Three, six and twelve months buds; 2,000).
two-year olds. Some fruited this year.4
elated over this method of utilizing Botan Marianna Purple Leaf and Simon'sPlum
"' ulli etc. THE PEERLESS FRUIT PICKER.Cuts on Florida Seedling Plum stock the
best for all sections of Florida. Eureka, Peen-
To Honey st October and other Peaches on
stem close and conducts fruit pickers bag. Operated from
Florida peach stock. Japan Persimmon,
John Bradford, of Bradfordville, gronud or ladder'at any angle. Especially valuable for Tangerines. Grapes,Oranges,eta Price list tree. Inspec-
(Retail price $2.00)). The: "Trade" supplied. tion solicited. A. CALL,A HAN. \
TJeon will have farm exhibit
county, a t Prop.Eureka Nursery,Melrose Clay Co.,Fla.
with vital extracted acldnla"
Pure Ground Bone, ( no properties nor
at the Sub-Tropical.
ted.) $32.00 per ton. F

Mr. Isaac Winegord, living about High Grade Fish Guano and Bone Super Phosphate, $33.00 per ton MAKE A SIGN ::

three miles from Orlando, planted Sulphate Potash,48 to bO per cent.$32.00 per ton. Muriaie Potash,80
per cent.48.00 per ton. 'F. O.B.,cars at Jacksonville.
three-fourths of an acre in sugarcanelast Also, Geo.W.Baker's celebrated Rotted Bone Manures,Ground.Bone, ., Worth Twenty-five Cents.

'1 spring, and he states that he has etc.,at manufacturer's rates. '

sold $190 worth already, and Das at .,. AU grades,from 314.00 to $37.00 per ton. AGENTSWAHTED. Samples Free.,

least $100 more to sell, besides l leaving Terms cash and ten days. to fill orders. ,. .,

:seed '"' R. C.BKINKEK.,.HuntiefftOH... .F'la.tJ' _. T.W.STOAKES MILA I O ", :
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NOVEMBER, .. 21, 1887,1 :'.< -TBlt.' ," PLORIDA- DISPATCH.: 97'. *

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I : t.JigllicultulfaI.: sults that any thereof CURRANT Largest-Oli--Grower

general l uses Headquarters Sin: VINES
Agricultural{ Colleges andExperi- a direct America.;
'." mental Stations and intent of EMPIRE. STATfi and all othes* new and oldalo frnlts. Lowest -
prices, highest grading,warranted true.In
sable a model and first-class. establishment. Free Hloa'd Catalogue. QED S.JOSSELYI, FREDOR1A,eTov.
The Convention of Representatives

of Agricultural Colleges and Experiment expectation."2. That THE GLEN ST.. MARY NURSERIES. -

Stations,-which,met in Washington especially stock of home-grown trees, warranted true to name, well grown and

City October, 18th, effected a permanent separateand);| in excellent condition.

organization, under the name that it shall and PLUMB are specialties,in both which I have all the leading varieties.
of the American Association of Agri to show to of these are budded direct from bearing trees in my own orchards. Some of the prom-
varieties peaches are PEEN-TO,HONEY, BIDWELL'S EARLY, CLIMAX, PAL-
cultural Colleges and Experiment or ,FLORIDA CRAWFORD, etc. My shipments of peaches the past season amounted to
Stations the object being the consider I rived from y four hundred bushels.
new ORIENTAL varieties of PLUMS are attracting great deal of attention,prom-
ation and discussion of all questions the Hatch among these is the KELSEY,of which variety I had the past season the enormous
of four hundred and seventy-six ((476) fruit on a single three-year-old tree. Trees
pertaining, to the successful progress solely for the two years old bore specimens weighing five and one-half(5%)dunces each. The OGAN 1
and administration of the colleges and ,CHABOT, MASHU and LONG FRUITED are also promising new varieties of
oriental of Plums. _
stations, included in the association. tent of the PEARS I hive a large stock of LECONTE and KEIFFER, also several other choice

The following named gentlemen were "3. That ,Apples LeConte on LeConte roots. roots.

selected as officers of the association: known and :full assortment of Japan Persimmons,Japan Medlars,Apricots,Figs,Quinces Pecans
Almonds,Grapes, Pomegranates, Mulberries and a choice lot of PICHOLINE
President, Geo. W. Atherton; president tural Alsol7XX( )to 8(000)Orange snd Lemon trees,the latter of the Villa Francha variety.
of the Pennsylvania State Col. distinctly them.
employ no agents but can supply the trade with round lots oi certain varieties at proper
lege ; vice-presidents, Gen. S. 1). Lee, and control Catalogue free on application.
president of the Agricultural and Mechanical a recognized G. L. TARER, Glen St. Mary, Fla.

College of Mississippi ; S. shall be JAPANESE NURSERIES

H Peabody, regent of the University ,ment, who ,

..of: | Illinois ; Wm. LeRoy Broun, presi- ing with the 07 THE. '

dent of the,,Agricultural and Mechanical : ments or r.1: o ] ."taJ. :Imp:: >r-tl.n.g: 0,<:>.,

College of Alabama ; M. C. Fer whose Offices 120 Sutter St., Rooms 77 to 82, San Francisco, Cal! ,

nald, president of the Maine State the fact that Where all communications should be addressed.

College; and Geo. H. Cook, directorof I occupy every UNSHUI SEEDLESS SATSUMA CANTON HYBRID, KIN-KAN and other
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the Agricultural Experiment Sta- 4. That PEONIES, MAPLES, BAMBOOS, eta Send Illustrated catalogue.

tion, of New Jersey; Secretary C. E. stations :) .
Thorne, director of the Ohio Agricul-- from those of NURSERIES,

tural Experiment Station. Membersof terly or more
of the oldest in the State,keep pace with the times. Our stock Is home-grown and
the executive committee: the president -i give their best. Our prices are as low as the lowest. We have all the varieties suitable for the

and secretary, and Edwin Wil- ments as fast ,such as are advertised by other nurseries in the State. We warrant entire satisfaction

lits, president of the Michigan Agri as completed, your name for new'catalogue and price list.F.

cultural College; James K. Patter. completed. S. CONE, Proprietor

son, president of the Agricultural and I large on CRESCENT! CITY. FLA.

Mechanical College of Kentucky ; as the : ,AHTTJHO1TF NURSERIES
Henry E. Alvord Professor Agri- soils the*
Offer to the public a 1'u1l1lne of
culture, Massachusetts Agricultural the breeding

College; Chas. W. Dabney, Jr., presi by work GENERAL i NURSERY STOCK!,

dent of the Diversity of Tennessee ; repeating of ORANGE TREES of choice varieties, from one year bud on foni-year-old
to bearing trees In quality and price to suit the times, including the celebrated
and Charles K. Adams, president of facts when l'F: VINOUS, VELVET REEL, three and four buds fine two-year-old SAT-
Cornell University. A committee AS, on four-year-old stockthree year buds KING ORANGE etc..etc.
a choice assortment of PEARS on LeConte stocks. LECONTE PEAR one,two and
consisting of Chas. W. Dabney, Jr., .years. APPLES suited to Florida on LeConte stock.
ES,Including FLORIDA'S OWN,sport from Peen-to;a choice shipping variety;
of Tennessee, W. I. Chamberlain, of Egyptian In slape) ; very early and very'prolific. EARLY CREAM a choice early seedling of
Iowa, Henry E. Alvord,of Massachusetts Spanish Plants,can from be strain. BID WELL'S EAHLY, THE WONDER PEE-TO, HONEY MARIANNA etc. KEL-
PLUM on Plum or Peach stocks. BOTAN OGAN, BOTANKiA eta
S.D.Lee,of Mississippi, and Ed- 25o.steamer each, PERSIMMONS. GRAPES-the leading home varieties: SCUPPERNONG and
win Willits of Micn.which on varieties. ADRIATIC and other Figs. PECAN and other Nut bearing treee.
was appointed Large order AS UMBRELLA,CALI FORK IAPEPPER TREE,a beantllul shade tree. GOLDEN
j to propose a system of organ- Eden and choice two-year-old rd&es.: Catalogue free.
ization and management of experiment River, Flax I. J. BROKAW,
Marion Fla..
Anthony County
stations, made the following report, .

which, after earnest and full discus '. ,FAIRVIEW NURSERIES.

sion, was adopted as, the sentiment of ,
W tested and approved{ varieties of the ORANGE and LEMON and other Citrus Fruits.
Your committee is of the opinion POMEGRANATES, BANANAS, PECANS, and
estab- u rI1Z VINES,Florida grown,of well known varieties, found to be suited to. the soil
that in those States which have __ climate of Florida.
lished, or may hereafter establish.agricultural Grows all for catalogue O. B. THACHBH Manager,

'experiment stations, by pe- Large stock San Mateo,Fla.
mons, Peen-to,
cial charter incorporation, separate SWITZERLAND NURSERY. -
from any college or school; under distinct Send for

L) boards of control or trustees, the Profit : trees.- ,Honey Grape Vines and'Bidwell's and Blackberry Early peach Plants.trees. Kelsey, Botan, Marlanna'' and other

::1 1 organization may be assumed to be so KELSEY
; LECONTE,' A Vu.rsery at Your Own Door. .
:4; separate and fixed as to. render unnecessary Apples on ),. '
.\' consideration this Oriental and specialty made of sending all kinds of trees and plants by mall, and safe arrival guar-
any by TREES, Price lists, free to all. Address '
convention of this clas3 of institutions. all kinds. J W. C. STEELE* Manager, -
.\ HOGS. Seeds Switzerland,St.,Johns County,Fla
The committee has ,therefore directed quality lowest .

?: its attention solely to, experiment stations in illustrated COAST & GRIFFITHS I
: connected with colleges and under CHEROKEE : ,

the same general governing board.After FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

prolonged conference and full ,

discussion: of the many questions:involved _. PHILADELPHIA.
i committee have 100,000
your Our trees are of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).
F unanimously, with a single exception, year old stock : Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday for every. shipment closed out that week.
in recommending the adoption by oue year old ---
sible to Florida
this convention, of the following advi- Catalogues. COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA.

sory propositions: dec21-ly THE CHEAPEST AND BEST BUSINESS'COLLEGF.SCO .
"1. That all appropriations received McCartney
under what is known as 'the Hatch covers the total cost of full Business Course, Including Board!, Tuition, Books and

bill1 should be applied in good faith ,Shorthand,Typewriting,etc.,thoroughly .. Best course of Business Train-
For sale from Best facilities Students board with the !'rt trident. Separate Female Department.
to agricultural research and This
experiment location. Most largely attended. Most highly recommended. Write for catalogue to
and the dissemination' of the re green M.,perfectly O'A. 1EUKKLL. .... SIMMONS, Pr" 'f, Norcro, Ga.
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r _--ROYAL PALM,;;, NURSERIES.. Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries,

-- '{ 11. y..; ., .. ;, ..l..... ..<.'.1.--..... r'e.... OAKLAND, ORANGE CO.,FL.A. '
..Bare exotic plants of all descriptions tor summer planting. Rare, andryperq.3 fruits. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants andfVines.

$j>., Palms. ,Acacias' ,Agaves-. ,Aloes. ,Cacti and Flowering Plants A. general ne of Citrus.frees No Loss in Transplanting. $,-
.. and Nursery stock suitable for Florida. Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the:Manager. AddressA. _
. Dice of catalogue,(of 93.pages)15 cents,postpaid. Mailed free to all customers. E. CHAMPLIN.Oakland Fla. .
,Orange Co., ;
\'! Manatee, Florida.


. LEMON AND ORANGE" TREES 'I : 7,000 to 8,000 Citrus Trees; Comprising ,

Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy locks. I. VILLA FRANCHA LEMONS, WASHINGTON NAVELS and JAFFA ORANGES,
rult Trees suitable to Florida. Address, Mostly Lemons. Must be sold in a lump. Terms reasonable. Some one can make money by
handling them. Address G. L. TABER
.. .....A.eOt'r: : " Georceto A.., Fla- Glen St.Mary Nurseries,Glen St.Mary, ,Fla.
i, May 16'83 tfLia.e

George 7'Tumerie: .,,

SEASON OF 188788. Choice and Improved Varieties of Tropical and Seml-Tropical '

Trees Plants Bulbs and Flowers..
All fruits,plants and vines;suited to the climate of Florida, including Oranges, Lemons t
and all the citrus fruits,as well as Peaches,Pears Plums,Persimmons,Grapes, Figs Pecans, Special attention given setting and tending young groves budding_and pruning old '
Almonds Apricots,Olives,etc. Also many useui and ornamental grasses,Plants,Vines,etc. ones planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. f flp"we are also agents, .
Have also for sale several valuable Improved places at great bargains. Catalogue free to for Hnssey's Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W. Baker's Flesh,Blood and," ,
any address. Bone Fertilizer. All inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address
j W. W. HAWKINS &: SONS DUNCAN BUG'S, Clear Water Harbor,Hillsboro'County,Fla. a
: Lake George, Fla.RIVERSIDE. : .
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The Lakeland Nursery Company
Are now in readiness. to- forward a copy of their <. ."' .

and Deciduous': Trees, Rooted Grape l S t7 1\ ,MAR.: P7E .. :ICE: I.I: S T. '

We make a specialty of Grapevines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal discount to Communicate with E. H. TISON, Manager,
nurserymen All inquiries promptly answered. Address June 15,1887. Lakeland,Polk o.,Fla.GAUTESVHXE .

:i, ,:, C. S. BURGESS, Manager, '
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:... Riverside,California. .Ga1n.esviJ.1eu..rseries
T .

A full NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000 Superiors, ripens In May, size above medium,
of Nursery. Stock now. .ready.. for Fall and Winter Planting. quality best of all. 5.000 Thomas,late,ripens in September; single specimens have weigheda .
ot'Budded pound. Bidwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties will be found in stock. _
Best Varieties Trees a Specialty-Trees of all Sizes.Seridtor1Catato 10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; m 000 LeConte Pears 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet
high,and 100,000 Orange trees,of all good varieties,'Will be sold CHEAP FOR CASH.
:ue. Many miss it who buy elsewhere. '

'" .,. San Mateo, Fla.
.- x Lemons, Lemons Genuine Navels.ORDER .

: NOW, before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons is out. We have Just sold7,600of
this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our bearing Lemonsare ,
Tells how to
and the and describes
grow prepare fig, our new fig,
/ .. ; loaded. We shall ship in July and August and pnulish results in the"Dispatch. ,
We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels,budded from one of
:,) jom.D1ercLaJ.: : SD1"Yrn.aOn1 : the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most all
genuine"fig of "and other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime. "
commerce, the finest in the world. Also
Tropical Semi-Tropical
and New Fruits and the finest The Double Imperial Navel and the Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first timeto
stock of Address with
F LURIDA nty.HORTICULTURAL, stamp the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundred.
CO., of each of these varieties ,KEDNEY k CAREY, Winter Park,Fla.
_I ___ _____ Cutler, Dade Co., Fla.


Tilla Franca Lemons., Washington Navels.
We have for fall and winter and on hand and for sale a large stock of fine
delivery a.large i select stock of the above named varieties
one and two year old buds thriftY and free from insects. Our Villa Franca buds were ob-. Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees.
tained from the finest grove J this celebrated variety in the State, and our Washington
Navel buds were imported by us,direct from California,and taken from the first trees bud- Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
ded with that variety In the State. This grove is said to bear heavily and steadily. We have grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Send for
also air the standard varieties Known to Florida,also Peen-to and Honey peach trees, and descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. .
LeConte and Keller Pears; All of our trees are on high land and
grown pine we guarantee
W. LIPSEY & CO. Cltra Marion Co. Fla.
that : -
every tree shall have which all ,
good roots, after is most important. Send for Catalogue. .
GILLETT JBKO'S, South Lake Wier, Marion Co., Florida. -

ORIENTAL FRUIT TREES A SPECIALTY. Pomegranates,Figs. Yalrico- Nurseries' Guavas Bananas, ,

Kelsey Botan and Ogan Japanese Plums on native Plum Stock Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Appies,
Kelsey June Buds on native Peach' Stocks. Peen-to and Honey Peaches. U rapes, = Avocado P'rs, .
4 LeConte and Kieffer Pears on their own roots. Bartlett and other Pears, .. .. --- Anona,
a LeConte roots. A large stock of Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Quinces, Pecans "' Catalogue Free. Acacia, ,
Apricots and Nectarines. Address Oriental :' '. < i Nerlnm,
4 Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Caladium, _
WI. F. :IIII.F1.: Poincixna, -
LIMES!, Etc. Seffher, JERllsborough Co., Fla. PALMS, Etc.
Manager Huntsville Wholesale Nurseries, Huntsville, Alabama.


Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list includesthe
I choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also, .

KELS':Y AND OTHER ORIENTAL PLUMS '. Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.

A SPECIALTY. Our stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
specialty. -
Also, a full line of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted to Florida. Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.

R H. BURR, Proprietor, Bartew, Polk County,Fla. ;

:Rc, >ok-y :ar ,:n.Qb.u.r.: erLG&: -
LeConte, Keiffer, Bartlett, Lawson and Carter's. Hybrid Pears a Special -

tJ". Budded Orange and Lemon ; '

Summer contracts,Special Rates,will now be given. Address Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted!;-'-
and especially adapted to -outh Florida. ? ,-t'- ..
.. ., B. W. PARTRIDGE, An inspection is invited. All inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
Monticello,Fla. on application. K. D. HOXT, Bay View, Hillsborough Co., Fla.' -


FRESNO, cAL., Sixty thousand choice-Orange,Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
Offer this, season; a fine collection of FRUIT TREES and ORNAMENTAL PLANTS. grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties: also two new varieties,Hybrids of
Specialties: WHITE ADRIATIC FIGS,SAN PEDRO,nnest table fig; POMEGRANATES, Honey and Peen-To named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The Chinese King
JAPAN FRUITS,OLIVES,PERSIMMONS and also a fine assortment. of PALMS,ROSES, ripens in May..The Queen ripens three weeks later than Hone Our_ evening bearing orange
and OLEANDERS. Plants by mall a specialty. will give you ripe fruitthe. year round. We have the genuine Washington Navel sent to us. .
Catalogue free to any address. A sample of the dried and cured Adriatic Fig will be direct from Washington Big discount on large orders.
forwardedletters sending 10 cents in stamps,to pay for Prand packing. C. B. PELTON, Manager,
to F. KOEBIN G ,Fresno,Cal. Lake.Helen,710 1da.
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.; ORAN: GE TREES, I want.a Jew industrious, temperate ,married
BIDWELL'S EARLY..BIDWELU8 LATE and No. 7, are round peaches, average ,size, men,with families of children school ,
ripening from May 10th to July 1st. Then Bidwell's IMPROVED PEEN-TO, No.4, Is flat, Of all the*, leading varieties budded on good age, *o settle nearme, so that we can have a -.
but larger and thicker from stem to blossom than its parent. .. and healthy sour stock 3 and 4 years old.and small school. :'.
from five-eight! to one and one-half inch In To such,I will offer a few good settlements
In Quality Not Excelled by any Peach ot diameter. Buds 1 and 2 years old, and from cheap on the Allfla River, near Tampa ,

with not a ar tide at any stage .of ripening,of that bitter so objectionable in the Peen to. two and a half to eight feet high. Good.rootsand Bay,one and one-half hours' sail from Tarn
Ripens with Bidwe'11's Early. S straight stocks guaranteed.For pa. Good land tor fruit and vegetables;good .'
These are all seedlings of the Feen-to, a decendant no doubt of that fruit,"founlfby Atchi- .prices address neighborhood and healthy. I am an old resident -
son in Hazardarakht Ravine,In Afghanistan; a form with different shape frfan that of GEORGE DARLING, here,and can also give some! valuable
the almond,being larger and flatter. "The whole shrub resembles what one .Alght con- Drayton Island, Fla. information in regard to choice river fronts,
sider a wild form of the peach,of nearly evergreen foliage." As I am aware tbenfare many etc., including the mostfultable and pleasant
i spurious trees being offered, I would give 'word of caution to: the planter. )f''. Bidwell PENVILLA NURSERY.Choice location for a Sea Side Hotel and cottages on
has originated these trees; our trees he has grown' from buds cut from his bearing trees, this side of the Bay (M anez Inlet). Also a.
most of them by his own hand. good site for, a sawmill; quick demand for

Address letters for Information or trees,to me,as on account of ill health he has givenme FLORIDA GROWN FRUIT TREES lumber.
Information free. Buy of owners,and save
all business connected with the sale of his trees. .
City Office and Packing Grounds,Main street, Orlando. JAMES; MOTT, of all kinds, including the Bidwell's EarlyLeach heavy commissions Will give good references
P. O. Box 12 1. Orlando Fla..a.1tELmcxIate if desired. Direct toGBANVILLE
,. ;and the''finest stock of Kelsey Plums' PLATT
Peru,Hillsborough Co., FIa.
t r\Tu..r er1es. I
: .in the State. Also some choice one-year old

ORANGES LEMONS, pE .CU"ES. Asparagus (collossal) crowns. If you want ALBERT FRIES

All the leading orange and lemon trees, including ,the "Everbearing" orange. Oranges trees send for prices and save money. ,
excrr month In the year. Washington Navel oranges a speciality. Bidwell Peen-to,Pallas JT.; E. Cole, Prop, St. Nicholas Fla.,
{ and Honey peach trees. Kelsey,and other Japan plums,including that wonderful new plum, .
Glen St. Baker Co. Fla. for Geo.W.Baker's
"Blood State and leading Mary, Agent
the Plum of Satsuma, and the"Early Sweet Plum Nla raEmpire -
t varieties of foreign grapes. The new:,flg"Foundling," Pears,Tersimmoi s, Figs,'Mulberries -
Loquats, Guavas, Nut trees,eta The new Japanese seedless orange "Unshln.- a com- WRITE J3X>JtC ,
plete line of ornamental trees, including Grevilleas, Eucalyptus, Acacia, eta Illustrated DECOMPOSED WITH POTASH.
catalogue free. Address, H. JL. :WHEAT LEY, How to Grow LeConte, Keiffer, I Twenty-five dollars per ton free on board in

_______ ______Altamonte,Orange County Fig. Bartlett; and Other Pearsin Jacksonville,or at factory price dellvered.ln
New Y tWit; ?
Established 1850. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery. the South." Free. Budded Orange and Umbrella Trees from
stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the Thomasville, Ga
most varied in the United States. Many valuable additions have lately'been made to the
llsU. of Fruits suited to subtropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety fruits.w
offer 100 000 Peeii-Te Honey and Pallas Peach Trees; also, KeUey's, Botau and RELIABLE SEEDSFOR }
ot.berOrl nLLlPlumsOrientalPear.Ja anPer.ImwoucGru ,Htru'v-
berry Plants etc. Our stock of Roves,Evergreens, Palms, ,Acacias* and fiow- -
erlng shrubs includes everything of value Southern gardens. A special Catalogue (No. <) "/ < .
Is published for this branch of our estabUshment1 and will be mailed free to all applicants. GARDENERS AltfD FARMERS.
+ W"do not mrlnvai >nt Rnde I'f'rt too* and avoid beingImpow3 opon

SOUTH FLORIDA I GROWN !r Largest and Best Stock in theS outh.

Citrus Fruits, Peaches in variety. Pears,Plums, Grapes,Figs,Persimmons,Nuts,Guavas,
SPECIAL LOW PRICES to large buyers. Sendus
Loquats, Olives, Pepplns, Bananas, Pomegranates,etc a list of what you require and w<* will 1ROLLEDm GOLD SOLID Rh NO

quote prices per return mall. Descriptive
Kelsoys, Bidwells, Peen-tos, Oranges, Lemons. Catalogue free. k .a beautiful and nimble,gift for a lady,gentleman or
child and in order to secure flew ctutomen for our Comp nr,
'. Jaffa Med. Sweet,Tardiff, Hlgley's Late, M ajorica,Washington Navel DuRol. Mandarin we will forward postpaid to any .., of our DBA VY
Tangelrine., Homosassa, Mag. Bonum Belalr Premium, Villa Francha, Sicily, etc. T. W. WOOD & SONS, Seedsmen, IS'nOLLCD GOLD SOLID It L1G! either
No. 10 S. Fourteenth St. Richmond Va or HAADSOME: STOKE .d with either
lakeland. Polk County. Fla.. or Drayton. Inland Putnam County Fla. SIX GAnNETS or SIX" TtmQUOISE.M shown la
Uliutratloni receipt of only GO CENTS each. We will

y Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida Orange Company, :F'IC XE& S.A.L.EI: deeired calm provided'.on any yon tbeiuldeof Name Initial ring VVlthoutEtrChig.",. Htto or Sentiment,

At Immense
Dunedin, Hillsborough County, Florida. ; CUTOUTTHISADVERTISEMENT
60,000 LeConte pear trees, onetwo and three mad null to 11a on or before Dee. eoth.:IS."'. li theme
c We make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREES, Including years old,finest nursery stock in America and time wa send your ring"e will mail yon a bundle
Double Imperial.Riverside (buds personally selected in California by a member of our com- at lowest prices. our OaUlorvei,and feet cure you will be to highly pl.M.d
pany) and Washington Navels, Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardily Jaffa, Du Rol, Stark's Seedless 2,000 Paper Sholl; Pecan trees most excellent with the Tint,and that It will gira incb entire_tlat,,ctlon -
etc. etc. In Lemons have'Villa Franca Belair Premium and Eureka. that you will oblige tu by distributing our Cffltu
we Genoa
variety Kolb Gem Melon Seed Hay and friends,and at the same time showing
Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches, Plums, White Adriatic Figs: etc., eta Our stock is large, com- Corn,by C. L.,delivered. Finest i Syrup madeor them loges the Beautiful smong your -?received from B*. Ton can lathl
plete well rooted, thrifty and clean. Special terms on large! orders. Catalogue free on ap.plication. evaporated by the barrel.I s way...l.t us In selling other eoods ofmtandard2aaIJtr

Address A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla. own over 12,000 acres of rich red clay land ..which and Which we manufacture wa CUAnASXEE from new and to Jive original. tatfaction. !*-
in this county, and wish to sell 5,000to developthe .

SHELL POND NURSERIES. guaranteed balance.,with Perfect absolute safety security and fair tor a profit part- BY our Future Sales we make our Profit

ner with capital, and Demonstrate to his Bemember the rlDC'.w*send you 1* not aa Eleet.
E entire satisfaction that an immense fortunecan |Plated nlac.bu\IIEA'Vyta.u.nOLLED GOLD
be reasonably expected. Write for circu- and thl* nECED&'VrED offer la only made to
Peaches Pears,;; Plums Plum and Other Fruits. Introduce our goods and C.talocue. Into yonrvielnltr.
Figs" Kelsey lar containing prices of nursery stock and Oar firm 1e old e Ut>ll.hed and rellable,taD1I-
land[ ,and full particulars In regard to advan- factnrlnK 1rIt.clu.: good from the precious metalsl We can
contains of culture tages of this sectlan and my propositions and (only lendoat a Limited JVumber of rlaptat price named,
Send for circular. Circular short history peach, in Florida, and hints references.E. aDd to protect ourselves from Jew.lere orderlnrquantltiea
adrertliement ONLY ONCE la thla
{ as to culture. JA8.; P. DePA S, Archer,FJa.: U. BAILEY, Moitticcllo, Fla. paper we will,hence tnlen require this yon to e f It out and sad to M,
that we may know you are entitled to the benefit of tola 0&1'.

<: VILLA I FRANCA NURSERIES.LEMONS wWw Under send more no than twortnn Circumstances toaD)ono pe w CIDOr family
but after you ha..e ordered and GOLD are dMlred.. we
'0 will fnrnliil 18-I SOC.XO : XSXZ C9 at iron3.00t

(RANGES, PEACHES, PLUMS, HART'S CHOICE, BANANAS, BUDDING adTtrtUemeatandSO$ 8 OJ 0.cents If yoa-wUlxcnarlnS,If yon wish two rings send MM U this this

: WOOD. Y ftdTortlMment and f LOO. If more than two are desired yet
I, B. & C. A. SKINNER *. DUNEDIN FLA. mutt pay full price. To wcertaln tbe.tze rtnr yon weucuS
piece of string so It wUl lust meet arotmd the tlDe.r. to
I Altonomizers: and Powder Bollovrs. f orderingtat tha kind of riDe or rings wanttd. If yon order
a stone ring wy whether it la a garnet. or tnninoti that U
'p wanted,also write plainly the engraving you Wf.h oa tMl
CV be MntatourrlAlm the better
4r l lutl4e. Small amounts caD
I.OUCITS & SKINNER, ._- DUNEDIN, 1LA.! ? trtr'is to iend by money order orregutere4letter. Postage a'
clamps receln4 game a.cub. If you ere lu


I 'w \, ; (ESTABLISHED 1878.') ,

f t I .V We import from Japan where our stocK is carefully raised In our Nurseries, Persimmon I I sn

,Mammoth Chestnut,Plum, Loquat, Litchi, Kin-Kan, and other Japanese and Chinese Fruit."
Trees. Giant and Dwarf Bamboos Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs. -
i> ,*) .We have purchased the Geo. F Sylvester Seed House,at 315 Washington stn et, where we
will carry all native and foreign seed bulbs maKing a specialty of Japanese Tree, Flower,
-Vegetable a and Field Seeds. Send for new illustrated Catalogue. .
: 11. H. BERGER & co.,
I 815 and 817 Washington Bt, San,Francisco. Cal.,P.> 1501. Patronize Home Manufacturer. .

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I ]: u. XXOOIBLS; ,'' /&' ; .: ,0. :P'P' E1 Ft !E;,

Manufactures Soap Pare Ground Bone and

AND PROPRIETOR. OF Bounetheau Orange Tree Emulsion, Scraps When I say cure I do not mean merely to stop them
.' ,' and Coarse Bone for Poultry, Soft Soap and. for a time ana then have them return again. I mean a.
BU.ENA VISTA l NURSERIES. Soap Chips for making Soap Suds for Trees- radical core FALLING I have made the disease of FITS, EPILEPSY -
and Vegetables.. Ofil'-o 28 Ocean st.,Jackson or SI01L"iESSa1lfe'.longatlld7. Iwarrant
Several thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange an"d'LemOli Trees; l3. I my remedy to cure the worst eases. Because
gall kinds of Seedlings, Japan Persimmon Trees etc., for sale. Trees will be carefully packed yule Fla. P.O.-Box. Correspondence others have failed is no reason for not. now receivingcore. a
and the State. Lime Trees at 10 cents each. Send at once for a treatise and a Free Bottloof
of Bearing
: shipped. any part my infallible remedy. Give Express and Post Office.
L CJtiERMONT, JLAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA. WORK Foit'ALf.. $50 A WEEK and 11. G.ROOT,JK: d,183 Pearl! tit.New_Yoxlu.:
: -- --
expenses pal+i. Outfit war II 85
and particulars free.. P. O VICKKKY, Au

"So, Color. To any one sending us$1.50 with saza-
pIe of hair we will forWa.ii Imperial
Eustis, Lake County, Fla., 1.Black. Hair Regenerator guarantee that
Dark Brown. hair which is at wholly
LANTERNSVS. 2. partially
Offer for sale a stock of budded orange trees of all leading varieties, Including the 3.Med. Brown. will be instantly restored to its original
"' color and beauty. Absolutely Harm
I Chestnut.
6. 1 Odorlesstin l
Budded entirely from buds received this season from Riverside. Cal. Bidwell,*Peen-to lend 'm every -e.o act I Ylewa UtostraWSL'lCEXHIBITIONS.etOr Light Chest. x PAMPHLET FIEL
'Honey Peaches Kelsey and other Japan Plums. All home grown. Best native and foreign 1!rte t tl M/or a sagas mitt a.ali eopitei. JUtao"for 6.Gold Blonde. Imperial CbemleaUllirco.:: '
grapes,including a large stock.of BlackHamburg. White Adriatic sand other figs.' Persim hantern Home Amtuement. 153 page Cat k>fnares.. Z Ash Blonde. M, TV.. 23rd Street rB.New Y.k.
xnonsetc.. Price list'free onjappllcatlon.: G. H.3 OBTO.N: Eustis, Fla. MCALLISTER,Opt c1aa.49 Nassau; su,N. v.





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'13 to 55 HOURS. ; NEW YORK. \ ,|,T; tI: 11 IRON
1.' BSTWKXN ", .
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65 to 70 .

0 Ocean Steamship Company. .y AF#

(Central or 90 Meridian Time)
Between Jacksonville and New York, 1st class $21.00; Intermediate 18.00; Fxcnrsion$42.00;
,, Steerage$12.09.
/ Jacksonville and Boston let class$25.00; Excursion: $13.50r Steerage 112.50.'
THE Magnificent Steamships. of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: .
,t TALLAHASSEE,Capt.Fisher............,........'..............Tuesday,November 1- 6f.o. p.ITCHATTAHOOCHEE i AND EASIEST
't Capt. Daggett.............._.....................Krldiy,November 7:30 a. m
NACOOCHEE.Capt.Kempton....._...._..??_....._.........Sunday,Noveabt r 6- 9:00".m ALL WORKING PARTSMade
CITY AUQUrtTA\ Capt. CatharIne..... ..........Tuesday,November 8-11:00 a.m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.........:;,.....01"-.,".:.,,..,........Friday.. November 11- 2:00p.m of MALLEABLE IRON.
CHAT TAHOOCHEE., Capt.Daggett.,.... ...........:",...... .unday.,November 13- 4:00 p.m
NACpOCHEE Capt.Kempton.._; ..._.__:.........:...__......__.Tnesda ,November 15- 5:80: p. m CATALOGUE FREE. ADDRESS
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt.Catharine..N.N....:........ _.Friday, November IS-'8:00 a.m
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. ..............:.....>..?... Sunday,November 20 9:30a.Jr SPRINGFIELD MACHINE
-. qHATTAHOOCHEE,Capt. Daggett...."?. .:.......,. .....Tuesday November 22-11:30 a.m THE BEST IS COICHEAPEST.
NACOOOHEE.Capt.Kempton. ... ..-.. ..,.:...;or:::..'".. '.-Friday,November 25- fcOO p.m,
CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt Catharine............. *,.... Sunday.November 27-30: P.m .
w.. ...!TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Fisher....:.......................... Tuesday, November 29- 4:30p.m: SPRINGFIELD, OHIO
GATE CITY Capt.Taylor ............................._...... Thursday November -7:0 p.m ESTABLISHED 1>7ti.
CITY OF MACON,Capt.H.a Lewis...?............_......_._Thursday, November 10- 1:00p m .
GATE CITY Capt. E.R. Taylor...;...........!......,.,..................Thursday November 17-7:00 p.m "
CITY OF MLCON,Capt Lewis.............................Thnraday,November 1:00: p.m GRAIN E : GARDEN SEEDS; ,
I These Steamers do
not carry Passengers.]
DESSOtTG, Capt N.F. Howes........................................_.......Tuesday, November 1- 5:30: p.m ..
JUNIATA. Capt.Askins....._........................._.................:......Sundayt.November 6- 8:30: a.m .
? DESSOUG, Capt.Howes.................................. ....Friday,,November 11- 1:39 p.m
JUNM.TA,Capt. Askins..M.M..MMMM..Mm.M..M..M.'Weune<.!day, November: M$-6:00 p.m I oI XJL.J.A.1.A.: : ..' Ji30-C-B.S"
DESSOUG, Capt. N.F. Howes..._......_?.........._.-............Monday, November21: -10COam (Successor to J. E. Hart)
JUNIATA, Capt. AsKins........... ?.................Saturday,November 6- 3:00: p. m
'2O West Street, Jacksonville Fla.
: Bay ,
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. MneW'Catalogue will'be sent free on
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in .
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages eqtU led by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading principal points North,East and Northwest Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
Yla Savannah. For information and rooms apply to Hay, ,
Pier No.85 North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah Ga.RICHARDSON GROUND FEED SCREENINGS COTTON SEED MEAL Etc.
& BARNARD Agents Savannah Pier,B..ston. ,
W. L.JAMES Agent, 13 8.Third Street,Ilhiladelphia. .
J. D. HA8HAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav.,Florida&Western Rj.'Co 26TBroadwayN.; .Y: STATE AGENT FOR
,G.M.SORREL.Gen.Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN, Soliciting Agent. I. E. Tygert & Co.'s 1 Star Brand Fertilizers.
For Tickets apply to 8.,F.&W.Railway office. _
Guaranteed dA Analysis.

2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND .




SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Prices on application. July 27 It

Columbia Bradford, Clay, Putnam Alaohua Levy, Marion, Orange, ESTABLISHED 11175.E.BEN.

Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker Polk &: Manatee, .

Consisting of the finest Orange,Failing,Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Flor- ,
ida. Price$1.25. per acre and upwards,according to location.

For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Pala Jta,Fla. Commission Merchant |_ Forwarder

]L. O. GARRETT, Gen'l. } Manager Lund eyartm nt. .. ,

L. N. WILKIE. W. P. COUPEK, Waycross R. R. Wharf, i. Waycross R. R. Depot,
Chief Clerk and cashier Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner.SANFORD '; ,.

B.e-v. LyeD1an.:: :JneJ.p's Jacksonville Fla. Gainesville, Fla.I .

11 BELLS have in Stock and to arrive c

J. FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL: MANURES 250,000 Banyoe Orange Boxes, 50,000 Gum and Poplar Orange
w Orange Trees and other Fruit and Plantation and Garden Crop., Boxes.: 200,000 Orange Box Heads, 750,000 Orange,
I j
Box Hoops Reams .Orange Wraps.
!, 50,000
If o Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these Goods

'tll Blzers,Tram Cars,Orange Clips Ladders,and other growers' supplies; all of which wilt
The highest grade gooc .are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want. Man) be sold at the LOWEST POSSIBLE RATES.
7ear 'tests find them to be all that Is claimed for them. References can be given but it if
Have the very best facilities for the distribution and sale of Oranges. Consignments so-
seedless where well known. It be truthfully said that these the
goods are so can are standard licited. Send for Stencils Circulars and Price Lists. .


t Supplied in Car Lots.

PUT UP .AN BAGS oxtCheapest BARBELS. ,
: in Use. Has for sale choice Lot,Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on depcalts,Ooi-
Fertilizers lects Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc.
Direct shipments. Guaranteed analysis. Price and Pamphlet free. Address J. C. OREEIiEY President. L. D. HOS7IER, Treasurer
I CHAS. STEVENS Box 437 Napanec Ont., Canada.

XenExchange antile EDWIN A. BROWN & CO., SNop& .* Well Curbing and Chimney Flues

Cheaper and Better than Brick.
Wholesale Commission Merchants.


,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.
N ,. 1sa B.E.A.DE ST., Address '
All receipts sold and accounted for by each steamer. Write tor. Stencils. .. FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY,
B ference: Irving National Bank,:New, .York.' .;-:' Office 68%West Bay Street, .' r Jacksonville,Fla.

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I LANDS Cheapest and best*Well Force Pump Will.never NewY'ork Charleston Florid
Freese. For Introduction in your locality wilt'name :
"" Bealer Price for Mingle Pump. State depth ,
Qt well 'We also manufacture the la improved
HUNTING DOGS ontflts for Spraying. Prnlt, Tree. and Cotton STEAMSHIP LINE
Flelda Send tor I I
elth<'f bV Hand or Horse Power.HELD .' c.talope. .
POULTRY "'T The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sailFrom. '


A:." j. ADAMS: : DOC BUYERS' GUIDE.,, .. Jacksonville
.'* I Colored pfeUo. 10O engravings Every Thursday follows: ,

MANATEE,FLA., I of different breeds,prices they are' Steamer SEMINOLE .......................:..?.............:Thursday November,&OO a,m
Rotary Public and Justice of the Peace. r (worth, and where to bay them, CHEROKEE..............*..........:......,......Thursday, November 10th.11:00a.m1 .
Mailed for 15 Cents. 8 EM I NO LE ......................................Thursday, November 17th, 5:00 a. m f
ASSOCIATED FANCIERS, .. .. ... ............
choice CHEROKEE .... .... ... .. .ThursdayNovemberStth,11:00a.m
tlaa'for sale one thousand acres of ((887 8.Eighth St.Philadelphia,Pa,j jJ1JE
land on Manatee river In sight of Manatee From Feriiaiidiaa, Fla., I
Ellenton'and Palmetto, and "
Bralndentown R f
Is' manufacturers' agent lor Wire Fencing, Z Gun Rues Every Sunday afternoon after arrival of F. R.&N Co's 2:45 train, .

Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement, Fertilizers .
and Plantation Supplies,Cracked Corn and NQ U :tWatsra. leaving Jacksonville as follows: -

Rice,Gra'mlated Lima,Rock and Shell., Cattle 4 I" foll'rle.lad.e..a.e..r t**W.rksrttt.MU ,Steamer YEMASSEE...................................................Sunday November 6th. f
and Poultry treed ground to order in .. CITY OF COLUMBIA ....'...................... ................Sunday,November 13th
steam mill on premises. 4"r v s ;30I D. 41 YEMASSEE. HuH .................... ....H.. .....Sunday,November,
Laverack|Ias also and breeding Irish Betters kennels, Irish of acclimated Bull Ter- 1 lot in Keuka near P. 0..v I? 25 CITY OF COLUMBIA..... .....H................. .H H........Sunday November27th v '

riers..; Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado 1 Jot in Keuka., on Lake.................. 15 .
CAtch or Tiger. Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and 40 Acres near Bostwick................. 100 Steamers are appointed to sail from Fernandlna Pier 29 E.R.,New York every TUESDAY and FBI..
tramps). DAY,at 3 p.m. Tuesdays'ships for and Fridays'ships for Jacksonville :
10 Acres fruit land at Keuka" .......... 100 The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are unsurpassed. Every attention t
OUR POULTRY YARDS 10,Acrc3'in'town.of Keoka ,.. 300 will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from New York Via
a#e'well- tocked with freshly Imported male 5 Acres Oranges Peaches and Pears 600 CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East. River. ,
birds which are mated with carefully selected For further information apply to "
hens of our own raising each variety being Small Grove and Keuka'LakeFla. J. A. STEAD,Agent, F.M.IRoJSMONGER,JR. 0. F. P A., J.A.LESLIE. *
allotted to separate enclosures in a forty-acre, ED. HUM LEY, Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville,I7a.? 88 W. Bay St.. Agent
orange grove. Eggs carefully packed in baskets THEO. G. EGER,Traffic Manager. Witt. JP. CLYDE & CO., Gen. AsrentsV .

White at following Leghorns prices'(Knapp's:' ). Pit. Games ...IHATT'S AUTOMATIC FRUIT t- SIZER- -...- 35 Broadway, N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,Pa.,85 Broadway N.Y., ..,..........-_.;-'

Game tla); Plymouth Hawkins),
ttatams(Bhouldings), Light Brahman
(\VllUamaltouen and Muscovy, Ducks,S1.UOper '
Claiborne and Cuban Games Sliver Bearded ,
and Greeted l Polish, W.F.Black Spanish, Bun UL
Cochins,Golden Laced Seabrights and Imperial
White Pekln Ducks,SL50 per thirteen. Awarded the First Premium at the South Florida CONTROLLING
White Crested Black Polands, Houdans Exposition. Send for description and price to the
Wyandottes(Prestons), Lan gshans (Crowds), Patentee THOMAS HIATT,eobnrg FlaMUNSO ,
fioneys Brown Leghorns,$2.00 per thlrt eQ. .
Bronze and Seminole Turjieys, $3.00. per 3 OOOOOO Acres
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meted Whl'e Cuban:Carrier Pigeons,$1.50 M''I'LLS -
"per.-pair. "-- GRINDING -_'_, $,, of the BlchestJLands in the Stat.


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Teachers! PlaYOfS! 'Singers -right Beautiful- Piano New, Rosewood Up-, ra.ngeiroves: ,and. rich.r-it reclaimed lands.for garden purposes., '. '

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select and purchase Musle Books .
Saould now ,' A -
for their use and pleasure during the ensuing New Organs only; "-N .
Fall and Winter. 'I ,$60. Greatest Bargains ., Grov" :
Oliver DIUon &: Co, issue KHKKTMUSICIn "Ever Offered. /' --, ._ t ,

such immense quantities that it is perfectly Established:23 years. .
Impossible to advertise, It. All new publtca- -
tlonrare faithfully\ and$n te1U genU described For Catalogues,address And Improved. Truck Farms.! '

In their interesting and valuable Gem Piano and Oran o.Chas. I ,

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Look Out for the imprint of Oliver Ditsnn '
&Co..,on the music you purchase. They best don M. Davidson & Co. TOWN "I iToYsM::' KissiMMEE,4,:WEST:'KISSIMMEE.' AND 'PINE.DALE.
but the
merit.Bend for Lists Catalogues. and Descriptions WHOLESALE FRUITERS, ,,-,"-,;- ,.' t ,'' '1',." .

of any Music or Music Book wanted. Send Price '' Description List. _
for ,
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And Books.
New Popular Shipments of Florida Fruits solicited. 0';

Plantation and Jubilee Sontrs.iNewest Special attention paid to the sale of oranges. -c :WILLIAM CANNON b
'and Best collection. SOcts.Emanuel. y-. :' .> '3 ** 'J ; :
sales and .
Quick prompt returns. '
Oratorio by Trowbridge. $1.00,' Refer, to,,'this paper.. '-., ;'- ;; ,,:: : :,,< Kissimmee, OrangeCoantyf Pia. j
?9.00,per doz. New. An American Oratorio. Stencils sent,on application. .__- It
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.TcllOVallg Praise. Church Music Book. References-CommercIal National Bank, : '

$1.00.19:00. : per. doz. Emerson's newest and Merchants and Farmers' National Bank, B. ,T.YOUNG, Justice of the Peace., ',:. F. M. COOPER. Notary Public.
Wm.. __Johnston.. .. '
best .18.000 .A.cres
United Voices. For Common Schools, : -i :, j .; ., '
SO cts. $4.80 per doz. Just out. Charming Of-the. best quality of heavy oak hickory and cabbage hammock,having miles .river. and
School Song Collection. KNAi "'bay fronts and best water protection Florida. Especially "
adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. ,
Any Book 'Mailed' For Retail Price. '
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-.. .... -- 687 Broadway Ne w York. IN 'tS = YOUNG &OOPER, qE4Q" .;gtca
PURDEY, Tone, Touch, Woiiiaesldp,Durability.. =f c Clt fcP"i : .. _C> '
1 Richards'. WILLIAM KNABE da co. caca 5"CS1 o a ,' ;!_c cr: O M MopUj41siI .
U N SSOOTT'S. '.,Green-' CI) Real' Estate .- m aA: : el'trf' 7A
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'., and aU I Baltimore,22'and; 24 East Baltimore Street. :g a(I) .- "... t.. -.
,, breech-i New York,112 Fifth Avenue. : CI) nI't1"'t' .aq o

loading Double Guns, ',-Washington--. ,817. Market. Space.. -; t; w aI: e.....g M Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. .! ..,O cu 0, _oS_ '< '
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810 up to 8300 d"" 04-- (I) .
Now! in etock &lot of Second-Hand Guns, d Get:To Introduce our ID.:: 0 I,;_f I -tt.-: < '-.. .
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some of highest crade. Bargains which .. ran wonderful Self- ;:0. e Q. tea .: '' *1.f
will soon be taken up. Bend six cents in A'G Operating washing Machine we will 69 tf t"
siamps for Illustrated catalogue and second- GIVE ONE away in every town. Best ('v -Town property Improved and unimproved ." '
h"-XtdUat. Cut this on Sure. In the World. No labor or rubbing. in all the towns on the Manatee River., Bea.uttrulnver and
rv 'nCFfll. READ & SONS, SEND FOR ONE,to the .. bay fronts.*:'Pure salt:.water.-Ovsters,fish and:clam .!f Lovely building sites
'101,Waahlnton St., ,' Boston..Mass. National. Co., 23'::,.Dey'SU, N. Y.M on mainland,and islands. ; 'Yachting unsurpassed. ',''> Correspondence solicited.
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