The Florida dispatch
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 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: December 19, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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System ID: UF00055757:00104
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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established 1880.
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I 'A"Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture, Industry & Immigration


, DaCosta & Manville, Proprietors. Jacksonville: Fla., Monday, ccciiiber 19! 1887. New Series: Vol. 7, No. 51.>i



I Dealer In all descriptions of


Sole Agent for Jacksonville for the

Jacksonville, FJorida.FURNITURE AND BEDDING. W. L. Douglas Men's\ $2.50, $3 and
26 Pine Street, Jacksonville, and Windsor,Alachua
County,Fla. Send for Catalogues and prices. 34 E.Bay Street.Jacksonville,Fla. $I, and Boys' $2 Shoes.

84 East Bay Street(Hart's Block) Jacksonville Fla-
W. P. GIFFORD. CIIAS. O. PEARCE. Branch:store 2;flue St.,opposite telegraph Ofllco.rPHE ...




SucceedingW. [Has for sale choice LotR;Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits, Collects Baltimore Md.\
Bents and interest,Negotiates Loans,etc. ,
1. C!. CIKFJTCI.I<: l.r(.si..lont. I-: u. I.O'i 8IHmt! TroHiiirer. Established 1774J.
2'4' Went Bay Street, Atuili_Block,_Jacksonville,.Fla. --- -- ------ II. BURST,State Representative,Jacksonville.

, W. B. CLARKSON.. C. C. ROBERTSON. ROCKWELL & KINNE, Ask your grocer for If.. .J

CLARKSON & ROBERTSON, Successors to Nichols, Rockwell & Co., Wholesale and Retail C ORNELL & ,ECKERSLEYf, *

r Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates Mantels, Paints,


Parties in town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any
72} W. Bay, Jacksonville, Fla. goods they may need in our line. Prices lower than ever.
Imported Goods a Specialty
,, Choice lands In South Florida, close by railroads 38 West.Bay Street. Jacksonville Fla. ; ,
and thriving settlements. /bend tor pamphlet.
32>< W.Bay(Abell Block, Room 5)), Jacksonville,Fla.


Wholesale and Retail
Has flue bargains In Wild Lands, Orange Groves,
Truck Lands, 'Town Lots,on Railroads, Rivers Harbors PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY
and Bays.! Money Invested and taxes paid for BOOKO, STATIONERY, TOYS
It absentees. Lands adapted to Oranges, Lemons, Bananas
tIers Choice Fruit and Lands near transportation for investment or Cultivation.
Pineapples,Rice, Hu ar.Calle and early Truck Vegetable AND FANCY GOODS.
Hardens. Prices low. Payable on the Installment Certain Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails.
also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic the installment Plan if desired. Address
plan.' Full! particulars iu "The Orange Grove. : City on PRINTING AND BINDING. NEWSPAPER SOP-
Price 10 cents, with map of Florida. fAS. M.KREAMKB: President,over Dank of Jacksonville,or AV. MS. (,l KAM'l'! ., PLIES A :SPECIALTY. .NOTARY SEALS
+ Address, THE ORANGE GROVE AGENCY, Sn Palo, Florida .
Liverpool, DeSoto Co.,Fla. AND RUBBER STAMPS.State
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Agents Queen City Printing Ink Co.
MERRILL STEVEN ENGI- crE::: c::>'. i. 1\LD: : C>] ..A.JIJP.VESSEL : : : No. 23 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida. .

(Successors to J.F;..Merrill&Bro., ,) STEAMBOAT AND YACHT WORK. : A.B.. CAMPBELL\ ,

.. ,., all Kinds Done with Jacksonville, Fla.
and of Despatch,
Machinery of all kinds furnished and set up. Building Repairing
Write for estimates to '
138 and 110 East Bay St.,Jacksonville,Florida. White Oak Plank and Timber, Spruce nnd Hard Pine Spars,Hackmatack Oak Knees and PIANOS :AND ORGANS
White Pine kept: on hand. Yard 140 East Hay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
J. B. CHRISTIE. V. D. L. MUDGE. nest makes. Lowest prices. Easiest terms. Send
COLLEGE OF GEORGIA. for free catalogues with full Information.


ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS, $00 covers the total cost of full Business Course, including Board, Tuition, Books and ARCHITECT AND CIVIL RNGINEE, ,
Diploma, Shorthand, Typewriting,etc., thoroughly taught. Best course of Business Train-
Students board with the President Separate Female Department.Best Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings of
Best facilities
S2%West Bay Street,Jacksonville,Fla. Ing. all kinds,:Sanitary work,etc.
location. Most largely attended. Most highly recommended. Write for catalogue toTKItKKLt
Prea't, Nnrcrosa, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block,Bay Street.
&'CO. .
P.O.Box 785, Jacksonville.! .,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers CANADA UNLEACHED HARD WOOD 17ERTILIZERS. "'



SILVER WARE. Cheapest Fertilisers in Use. High Grade of Sulphate of lhotash,

HOTEL AND DAR GOODS A SPECIALTY. Direct shipments. Guaranteed analysis. Price and Pamphlet free.'fAddress II. L. MOXLEY, General A era, ,
r 70 and 78 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. CIIAS. STEVENS, Box 437 Napanee, Ont., Canada. (i4. West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida.






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Lowest Rates of Freight Always Glvc,..

RATES OF. PASSAGE, i Order all your freight from New York, Philadelphia nnd Bos-
I y Na ton vIa Mallory I B.a.: Line iromPier Is o.21 East River,New York
n : Direct connection at Fernandlna with F.I{. & N.Ky.,
For Jacksonville and Interior points in the State.

The magnificent Tron Steamships of this Line Will'sail from 1 -
FERN AN FNA,FLfor NEW: YORK,every T1.urs1ayeven-: This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians, the Traveling PubUo-
ing alter arrival of 4:30: train from ksonvllle,: and evening and Hhlpners of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and:
trains from Cedar Key, Ocalo, Leesbunr, Tavares, oilaudo and Only Direct Line to New York. t:'**-*-'..w|
I South Florida points. Through Tl-ikets and Information secured In advance at

C. OF SAN ANTOVIO.........................Thursday, Novfir ber 10 principal points in Florida. Staterooms: reserved from Jack
HTATK OF TF-X AH................................Thurwlav,: NOVP .her 17 sonvilleorFernandltaottice.\ \ :
0. OF SAN ANTONIO...........................Thursday,November'24HTA J93-Tralns leave F. H. A: N. Co's :Main Depot, foot of Hogan _
i IE OF TEXAS................................ / December: : 1 -- street.Jacksonville, at8.30am. and 4.30pm, on sailing days ',.-
C OF S-\N A .'Iut\JO......................... Tbursaay cember 8 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, foot of Centre St., j
BTATE' OF TEXAS......... ......:............ .1 urgday, December 15 Every ar. ntlon possible is extended passengers point Fernandina. 1
C. OF RAN A NTH Mo: .................. ........T) ur,day, De-'ember 22 by this III f!'. The table is supplied with the best the -For Tickets and Staterooms and further Information i ,
StATE OF TEXAS................ ...............'l!hursday,:December U9:' N. w York and )'lorlda markets afford. app I yo''
R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandlua, Fla. A, H CRIPPEN, Gen'l Travling Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Flo.
f). H. :MALLORY fe: O.. General Agent, Pier 20 East River foot Fulton street New York Cltv.



'rb.e 1or1da :J:> 1spa1ioh. :J.1n.e:

With the Magn ficcnt Connections. to
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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South. ,

11W1P Tha 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, Pa- ,.
... latka and Jacksonville. South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F. & W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah .
-, Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
t prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and North we&t. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Bavmnah.Double dai'y 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 I all rail connection via I the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior ban and Live Oak. 't-
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-
r -wet'... y connection for New York via I the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah days.
Mondays, Wednesdays and The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday

Tie a week for Baltimore via the and :Miners Transportation Company,leavfor Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points In Florida. Only direct line Iror. ':evr England to the South. i
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday Savannah direct.
- Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
every Saturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making:close connection with S., F. fe W. Ry for all
Sailing days for Steamships are subJect to change without notice. points South.
o The Florida Dispatch Line Is!!the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North,East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils and shipping receipts apply
to any agents of the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, Freight Agent,,l Savannah. Ga. "
C. D. oWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fie.
H. M l"lfr..V.1'rqv.e'03nt.: Onlr, llo T. R. pRATTOW.Trav.' Aepnt. Live On k. J. H. HTFPHFNB. rent. .1.1o'nv11A.;! !


General Commission Merchants, BOTH ORANGE TREES AND VEjETA( LES.




References II. Manvllle, Jacksonville; L. L Nexvsom; Crescent City; R.F. Whltner, Supplying Not Only Plant Food, but Organic Matter.
Ft. Held; 1te r. Lyniiui 1'helps, Sanford; J. B. Owens, Sparr, Orange Lake, Fla.; 4th 1\at'l
Bunk... Ho>-lon.

: .A.. :J'Fl.E'r-r-Y-1\IJ.A.rJ: Ammonia.............. .......... 4 percent | PbosphoricAcld..2} percent
Sulphate Potash...... .... ....... G per cent
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant.\ ORANGE TREE MANURES\ :

Ammonia...............0..0 3% percent -I Sulphate Potash................11 percent
Florida Fruit nnd Vegetables a ppeclnlty.) No. 23-1 North Delaware Avenue below Vine Phosphoric Acid ............... 5to6 I er'cnt I| Potash, actual................... 6} per cent i
Street). Hhlhideiph'n. Consignment*of ail kinds! of Fruit and I'todneesolieitel.! Returns
promptly made PR advised',: i Mmclls nnd market reports furnished on nppliCHtlon.Referer ,36The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus.'
ce: 11. Kednpy, Winter Park, Mn.' ; A. 11. Cllro. Orlando, Fl i.; L. 11. Law .
rence. Winter Park. Fin.. and the trade generally In Philadelphia\ and !New York.


I have used "Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plants*
and I do not want anything better.
HENRY G. HUBHARD, Crescent City, Fla t I
Oral -:- GrOvvel I tried your Feitlllzera on Onions,Cauliflowers nnd other Vegetables. I consider It an I
ge excellent stimulant.and cheap Fertilizer,which will greatly improve the land, and is not simply a

II. LEGLER, Haskell, Fla.
PRIcL3, 1'JElfc TON i I

Orange Tree Manure........... in Racks |2-l00) Vegetable :Manure............In wicks $17 00 I
BRADLEY'S -:- ORANGE -=- TREE -:- FERTILIZER.PROMOTES 'S ...........inbbls. 25 (00) I bbls. 18 00 I II I


This Fertilizer has stood 'the test of practical experiment*,and given nn rood ret nils) for I
themoney Invested as any fertilizer, In the worM no matter bv whom mndu or how high: t the CEO. HUTCHINSON,
'price Thehestpioofof this aim lies lu the fact that those who use it onco will buy no other
thereafter. Croscont Cif y, Florida.
Bradley'M. Florlcln Veeelnblo Fertilizer.Bra lcy's Pure Fino Ground Bone, Brndlev's)) : Fish
und Potash" radl(>)"M' Hone nml Potash, Hulphiv'e of PtJh, Knlnlt, r'ott''n> -Sccd C. :SORTER & CO.,
Meal, Canada U al' -\V ooJ Ashes,t

Bradley Fertilizer Company, of Boston, Mass. COMMISSION MERCHANTS.r


GEORGE E. WILSON, State Agent, Consignments specially solicited during the Exposition. Prompt returns guaranteed. I

FLA 08 Pcaclitrcc St., Atlanta Gn.THE .

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I r mate and atmosphere; here for seven It takes from five to (eight: years for a I (Meuse i as to form a perfect protectionfrom

Ornamental )Jiorticultoe. months is too dry and arid( tjo devoid I' Bamboo,) plantation to establish itself: j winds .
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of moisture." He continues: thoroughly and get its full growth in i j
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.- size and dimension. The shoots the ;I Bamboos.Von .

The Bamboo. I There is probably no plant in the first year will appear about the size of Mueller expresses a wish to
I world that can be put to so many uses!:! a man's finger, the second and third see these noble and graceful forms of

We have placed the bamboo in our as the bamboo. In the countries year they will be from one to two I vegetation widely distributed, as they

department of Ornamental Horticulture 1 where it grows it is employed for inches in diameter the fourth and would everywhere impress a grand

because, although of great utility house, fences, hedges, for furniture of fifth, from three to four( inches and( so tropical feature on the landscape.He .

and profit in counties where it is extensively -:| every desciption, for vessels to contain on until the full size: is reached. This calls)] attention to their adaptabilityto

, it has been in !' water or other liquids, the knots rendering Bamboo requires a rich, deep, loose wide range of latitude, extending,
f grown grown | it easily adapted for the purpose soil, vegetable mould is the best. as they do from the low lands of the

this State, and we believe in the Gulf I for boats and rafts, for fuel, while Moisture until well established is in tropics to elevations approaching near

II States generally, only as an ornament the young shoots are boiled and eatenas dispensable.The to the zone of perpetual ice, and from

: and curiosity. Our illustration rep- a vegetable. As a shade and orna- Bamboo is a plan, of incredible I New Zealand; northward to 51 in

resents a forest of the Giant Bambooin mental tree it is unsurpassed in grace tenacity of life and vigor; once rootedin Japan.Ve may further recognizethe

Japan. This has been introduced and beauty. the soil, it is there for all time, or importance of these plants whenwe
variety The bamboo is found on the eastern until every vestige of root fibre is erad- reflect on their manifold, industrialuses

into Florida, where it thrives. coast of Asia, everywhere between the icated. It extends its roots in all I di- ; when we consider their grandeurmWiSi

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the grounds of Mr. H. G. Hubbard, of latitude. After disappearing from under ground, as its shoots do I observe their resistance to storms or

of Crescent City, and at Mrs.\ Alexander the coast, it is still found on the islands above. When the shoots make their heat, or when we watch the marvelous

Mitchell's i north as far as Yokohama, where the appearance so rapidly:' do they grow rapidity with which man devolop.The .
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there winters are as severe as in Southern that the ground is raised and broken ordinary bamboo of India is

is quite a thicket of a smaller growing Pennsylvania.Of I about them. known to grow forty feet in forty

kind. Mr. II. H. Berger, to whomwe the many varieties, indigenousto The usefulness of this grand plantis days, whpn bathed in the moist heat

are indebted for our engraving, the soil of Asia, the Mosotakeis\ the not by far acknowledged; the time of the Jungles.: Their power of

thinks 'tthat the cultivation of Bam- most useful. This variety is the true will come, when, our timber getting growth is such as to upset stone wallsor

Giant Bamboo, called so on accountof scarcer, we will turn to the Bambooin demolish substantial buildings.As .
boo, owing to its many uses, would its height, as it attains at times 30 its stead and will then find it a shelter plants for animals these

prove profitable for the Southern to 40 feet. The thickness of stem depends faithful and valuable] substitute.For plants nre most eligible.

States; for be it said again, the Atlan- on number of years the bamboois fences, for trellis work, vine "The Bourbon bamboo" forms an im

tic Southern States, especially the planted. Every year up to a cer- stakes, hop poles, bridges over small penetrable sub-alpine belt of extraordinary -
tain thickness which it does it is invaluable. in that island.
not surpass water courses, They magnificence
Gulf States, are the home of Oriental
the shoots come out of the ground, '', form the best "wind break" possible, One of the Tenasserielrn Bambusasrises

fruits and plants. California has not stronger and thicker in girth. The I and dd( not take so long to grow as pine to 150 feet, with mast-like cane

half the advantages in point of climatefor variety Mosotake attains a thicknessof trees, as they attain about ten feet the sometimes measuring fully one foot in

these fruits HH the South. Our eli from six: to eight inches in diameter first year from roots, and shoot forth BO [Concluded cm Page 1055.]




1,044 ===- ;;;;:T.I'fE: FLORIDA DISPATCH. f DEOEMBER 19, 1887. ;

and a gang plow with horse ? of lemons. In the autumn, where here. Also lemons and citrons; some
The arrange rrOlle Proprietors here will soon be in a bad grove is small, they generally; sow of the latter up to seven pounds i
way. Hand labor they must have on chick peas, or a kind of oat, which isdug weight, a species they call here "Li- ,
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. account of dense planting and irregu- under in the spring. moni di Pasqui," or Easter lemons. 1 I
larity of country, and all the peasantsare After pruning the wound is gener- These are candied in Naples for I
leaving on account of the bad pay ally painted over with warm pitch American, French and English markets i
An Interesting Letter From a Prac- and misery for the Argentine Repub made liquid with a little Stockholm The drawback here is the price {I
tical Orange and Grape Grower. lie. How it will end I cannot imagine. tar Manure chirfly used here is human of sugar,.14 cents,per pound, and bad 1
Planting seed here for young stock w excrfment.Vomerfnl! in effect at that. Have you ever tried this
We are permitted to make the following generally done by taking a good ripe but beastly ,tuff to handle the way trade in Florida, or not? Also the
extracts from a letter written "cedrangolo," put stalk down in a they do it. Most of the closets here manufacture of marmalade, orange
by an Englishman, who for( the last fourteen inch pot, wooden box or in in the country and towns are tanks.In wine, or preparations of essences from I,
ten years has been a land owner in the ground in rich loam, having first the spring the contents are stirredup the bad fruits? Let me know. I i
Southern Italy, where he has worked cut away the top. When about seven and pumped into leg, carried into have dabbled a little in all three and .i
inches high they are then planted groves, and run into trenches away will make more inquiries into it hereon J
and studied the "agrumi" and vines, about two feet apart in the nursery from the trunks. It is then coveredover the spot. Our drawback here is If
to the Rev. T. W. Moore\ author of and when large enough grafted, and a and \\ hen in workable] conditionthe the sugar. At one time I thought to buy
the well known treatise on "Orange year after planted. Here they grow ground is well hoed. ,All stables and anchor an old hulk in the Bay of J
Culture in Florida:" anywhere there is earth and damp and cowhouses have tanks to collectto Naples; get sugaron board in bond and ''I
and not too exposed. In Sorrento I a drop the liquids draining from buy fruit, manufacture on board and "
I find your book a most excellent know one small grove almost at sea level them. By law you are obliged to export to the North: thus avoiding 't'
little volume. In some ways your and I am sure one sinking a well empty these tanks only during the import duties on sugar in '''Italy, ;
methods differ from our mannerof would find pure sea water at about night time, but it is everlastingly and buying fruit cheap. Owing to i
cultivation here, but that i iii, no seven or eight feet. They are doing I broken. Living as I,do in the midst occupation in building a house I let it a ago \
wonderfully well 'of grove, the stench, at times, is,simply i and later on seeing the illcpnceal-
doubt to differences of climate ,
,owing Chapter VIII. I would like to know intolerable, and to pass near a ed bigotry of the Romanists, I determined 1"
soil and cost of land. We will just how the plant acts you speak of in man who carries it, is fearful. This is to leave the country. There is. .
run through it together, and will jot !. this chapter, for I have seen by the origin of a deal of typhus and money in the i idea if carried out. ;'
down the differences. [Chapter I. As experience in Canada, Nova Scotia, spread of other diseases.: Fancy next I Here we can keep oranges on the :,;
to profits there is no doubt. Lemons Maine\ Massachusetts and Con- spring in the neighborhood where trees from one year to another and l'
necticut, that a forest once cut into cholera has been bad, going to a they are in magnificent condition '
here without blemish I sold last
year, goes down like wild fire. I hear house where the people live, huddled about mid-season, that is during the f.
during the season, at $10 per 1,000. it's the same in New Zeland and Aus like sheep flat over flat, perhaps months of July and August. I have
This year, during the jubilee in Eng tralia. Here we cover, commencing in during last summer about 10 deaths several of the best species of lemon,
land, at $15. Now, in the small place the present month. Poles are planted: have taken place-frora cholera. Their citron, blood orange and Mandarins\
- about twelve feet and tank is well stirred and taken out for with '
I have, the trees are planted only nine : apart con- up prepared taking away' me "
nected by traverse pieces. The squares to: the country. I will leave the rest but I don't know if it would really
feet much (
apart. Oranges are not ot twelve feet per side are then covered to your imagination I turned my pay, for I see you have a good variety tli
cared for; most proprietors here have with light hurdles made from laths closet into an earth trap. It is emp- with you. We have no. bother with
grafted with lemon and then cut them and any kind of long straw, mustard tied regularly and put in heaps, cov- lemons here; they are packed in boxes
down. Last year we sold at $2 per stalks, maize stalks or light tree trim- ered with about two feet of stiff earth.In and arrive always in good condition. '
1,000. A friend here, last in one mings and remain until the month of six months it is well mixed up and Not so with oranges Demons always '
year March. Last year we,had twelve or resembles snuff to handle. It has ripen on the tree ere being plucked.
of lemons New York
shipment to put fourteen inches of snow and also been previously well deodorized with Insects bother us a great deal,especially ,
the sum of $48,000 in his pocket. pretty sharp frost and did not lose a copperas, never with fenic acid, for the aphis. These are propagated ,
Why can't you keep that money at single- twig or leaf. These handlesare this plays the deuce with the roots. on the bark by ants on account of ";i
home? very- light, cheap to make A barrel of this stuff costs about their honey-dew. As soon as I find ..
and easily stored from year to three; to four cents, and contains fifty an ant nest near a tree I give thema
II. Most\ of the stock here are "cedrangolo"
year. In Como and in the lakesin litres; one barrel to each tree yearly; good watering with boiling water
or wild orange stumps grafted, Northern Italy they use a deal of two, if possible. One old friend of and petroleum, then go over all the
rarely budded. These produce dwarfed: matting made from the palmetto leaf. mine up in Termini has a nose likea branches, rubbing them well with a
bushes, can be planted nearer together, This comes from Sicily or North vulture for any old carcass of horse, pair of wet gloves. All being remov-
and are easier to cover in winter. I Africa. It is the experience here cow, or any dead animal. These he ed, I tie a piece of woolen tape round
don't know of & single person amongstmy that the lemons when covered turn cuts up in pieces and buries about the trunk, that has been soaked and rl
friends who has a single exampleof out much better, for let one single three feet deep in his grove. They dried in petroleum. No ant will pass
a sweet seedling; I know of two only flake of snow or hailstone touch them produce a wonderful effect. The old that. We have also the white louse,
I strongly suspect to be, on account of they spot at once and are no good for fellow came to see me some weeks ago but not to any extent. I have observed -
their size. These two trees bring in some market. I think it would pay to and asked me to see a tree around it most in neglected groves, r f
years as much as fifteen dollars each, cover*with you if it does so here. First which he had buried a cow and calf. sour ground and! too much shade.
never less than-ten dollars. We graft you have the wood and enough undergrowth It was really wonderful, the quantityof Old trees commence generally to go
here in nursery: when stump is about to make hurdles, sawn ,laths fruit on it; or as he said in the Neapolitan with the gum. When badly plaguedwith
thick as forearm and put in three are also cheap enough. For myselfI dialect : "Vedi 1'albero caca it, it's just as well, to hew, them J
slips generally well secured with tape think 10 acres covered, trees 12 feet limori ?" He buys any worn out animal down and after working the ground '
and covered with a mixture of wax apart, if the sil would stand it, would ] and kills it, using all except the well over plant a new tree. We have a :
clay and ,tallow. The only species webud crop more and in the long run pay hide. Bone dust or other commercial large black hornet that plays a deal''
are the Mandarins\ on accountof better than 20 acres exposed to all manures are unknown here. of havoc both by bastardising the fruit,. ;.
the delicacy of the bark, grafts not risks, and planted more openly. I As to species here, it is one con- mutilating the blossoms and boringthe J I
taking well and very rarely. Most\ of have seen oranges grown in the open air glomeration. Lots of land are so cut trunk. Last year I had some
the groves here are in very unequal in this way even as far north as tit. up. Everyone tries to grow a littleof most curious specimens. One citron I'''
ground, which makes terrace buildinga Gildas des Rhins on the west coast of everything, and there is an immense grew exactly the shape of the human r r:
necessity, and we always dig deep Brittany, in France. Of course ,it is quantity of bastardized fruit I hand. Some finger-thick and twisted
even in this rich volcanic earth of the a favored little spot well sheltered.For on account of insects innoculating like ,snakes, others like honu. In i
Sorrentine peninsula. Labor and a pole 35 feet long and about 3 from one plot to another. I have your cure for bleeding and the appli- I
covering are our chief expenses. The inches in diameter, we have to pay some very fine species of blood oranges cation of fresh cowdung to wounds, 1 1I
first even though so cheap is very expensive carried into the grove, 50 cents; so you ; and lemons, but around me are I we should make a mess of it here for f
much more so than in Flor- can imagine the great cost it comes to men who have a great quantity of bad we have a beetle that lays eggs, which I
ida I should imagine. In one lot of here. Of course owing to close planting and useless fruit, and they play the, produce borers. This insect always i
ground I had of about two acres it here we grow nothing underneath. deuce with me. By way of return Jays in fresh dung, nowhere else. Rust,
took six men four days to go over it Weeds, principally nettles, are the last year I planted vegetable marrows, I have not noticed much out here. i
properly with the Italian hoe or. chief things we have to destroy, generally -I and they melons. Results : their As to the shipping, and those infernal f
"zappa." Wages here are twenty five with a dutch hoe. When the' melons were more like marrows, for scoundrels, commission agents, they !
cents per day, coarse food and one terrace or grove is young any crop, insects innoculated the whole lot from are worse than all the diseases the I
bottle of wine. I don't know how that suchas pepeprs, tomatoes, peas, ,beans, my marrow beds. "VVe have magnificent citrus are subject to. In London all
will compare with you in Florida, potatoes rarely, pumpkins never for blood oranges, Mandarins, and lays in the hands of a fruit "ring.:"
given pretty even ground, one, man they seem to damage and check growth oranges, of course, in some groves What I intended doing here was this: t






Form a company of fruit growers, against grape crushers and strippers, Satsuma is nothing else but the "Un- other varieties grown in your region,
charter a steamer ourselves, load and for they give the wine a very un- shiu" raised in Satsuma county and except the :Malta Blood. Its cane sugar -
II. send her away. Run by train over- pleasant taste, also an undue amountof misnamed like many other Japanesefruit. percentage is rather low, albeit
land, meet the boat and transport the tannin through crushing the stones. The Unshiu trees which we are the total sugars are fully up to the
cases: at once inland to different We still stick to the old fashioned selling come from the province of Iii, mark; in fact, in the case of the samplesent
centres and sell to consumers trampling here, and at the most havea which is comparatively cold, and the by Mr. Cutter, unusually high."
or storekeepers ourselves, 'thus avoid [press. A friend of mine near Se- oranges never average more than threeto -Riverside ,.Cal.) Press and Horticul
ing all contact with the middlemen. gedin, in Hungary, proceeds in this three and one-half inches in diam- turist.

This would work with you. Say, a way to avoid contact with, at times, eter, like specimens sent to you a week 4
few persons able to muster a schooner the disgusting feet of the peasants.He ago. Some oranges are also raised in Oranges in Russia.A .
load, charter one of those handsome lit- puts the fruit into coarse bags ,of Satsuma county on the Kinshiu island, wealthy Russian merchant now
tle fruit schooners and depute one of jute. These are sewn up, put into a which is four to five degrees further Moscow who owns a 100-acre orange
them to see to the landing and sale, deep, wooden tank and well belabored south and it is much warmer there. grove, besides other large interests, in
, sharing the expenses amongst the lot with a piece of wood like a pavior's The oranges attain a better 1; size there, this county, writes to Messrs.\ Morrison
- and each take a turn. .rammer. The juice runs away into but we cannot get many trees from Stapylton & Co., his representatives -
As to melons, we have a very fine the hogshead and afterwards these there, as the insects are abundant and under date of August 5th, a
species here called the "Pantana." It sacks are put under the press. Out of transportation and export is partly very interesting letter, from which
ripens in October and when hung up the residue he manufactures a coarse prohibited. The orange which we call the Commercial makes the following
we can keep them until Easter, losing spirit called "grappa." Beastly stuff Satsuma is the To-Dai-Dai, similar to extract: "It is strange that, when so

(0, about twenty per cent. At Christmas I always used the residue as manure, Yaraabuki-Mikau. much difficulty is experienced in your
they are in finest condition. They also a much better use than manufacturing We received the specimens referredto State in keeping oranges, there is in

] stand much rougher handling than poison. Olives won't pay in Amer- in good candition. They were well this remote place no difficulty in procuring -
excelent Jaffa and Maltese
watermelons.As ica, for many years on account of the
for the vine and wine making, I great cost of labor and the plucking.Also ripened and unmistakably the same as oranges in prefect condition for the
I am sure something more ,can be done. adulteraion and imports from our Satsuma, though scarcely equal! in table and at a moderate price. On en-
; I don't'' agree with you about the vine Europe. In New Zealand and Aus- quality to the l latter as grown in Flor- quiry I find that they are kept here
pruning itself. Here in Europe we tralia they have planted many in the ida.-ED. F. D. for only a short time and the preserv-
and having the prison ing of them in fresh condition must be
have to use the knife pretty freely or jail grounds, 4
we get no fruit. After pruning in the labor it pays well. We have a great The King Orange. managed abroad. I can speak from
spring we have to pass the vines over variety of figs here and they grow Mr. J. E. Cutter, who has rather trial of the Maltese Blood oranges,
at least twice to dress them. This is anywhere. At times we have dried taken the lead in propagating'the King which are imported either by Odessaor
In hundred Have ever in Riverside has the St. Petersburg. The skin was as
when the fruit is formed. autumn weights. you orange during
when fruit is ripening we pass them tried jujubes or pistachios or not? past season, placed several samples of tender and the orange as juicy and
all well and would this choice fruit exhibition well flavored as they usually are in the
over a third time, taking away They ought to pay new, on ,
leaves impeding ventilation, those of form excellent hedges, as the jujubes and has had the variety carefully stud- most favorable season in England.
no use,but carefully leaving those pro- bear prickles like gooseberries. As ied by experts. There seems no reason why the same
tecting the grape from' the sun. In for the date.palm question, I expectfor Several oranges were brought to results should not be obtain'ed in Flor-
, the island of Capri I had a piece of many Americans it's rather a slow the Press office last spring and some ida, and this should encourage the
ground as sandy I am sure as any to affair-about twenty years from the of them were sampled, and one of growers to study the art of preservingthe
be found in Florida and I producedmost seed. Still, anyone having a piece of them was sent to Prof. Hilgard for an- fresh fruit when they know that it
excellent wine. I expect you idle land could leave a splendid heri- analysis, without Mr. Cutter's knowledge is done abroad on" a large scale with

have a great drawback in the rainy tage for his children. At one time I He, not knowing that one orange complete success.
season coming on in summer givingyou thought of living in Tunis, went there of that variety had been sent up >--4
a grape swollen with water, con- and had a good look round. About for analysis, also sent one, and hencewe Cow Peas in the Orange Grove.
taining little sugar. This mightbe seventy trees go to the acre and in have two analysis, of the same variety You solicit a ventilation of the subject
got over by grafting some of our thirty years produce on an average probably from the same tree. of the advisability of planting cow -
late ripening varieties on the Scuppernong eight or ten bunches from twelve to Following is the analysis of the orange peas in the orange grove. I would
and partially drying the twenty pounds weight. They bear sent from the Prets office: advise planting the peas in young

grapes in the sun ere stamping and well up to one hundred years and fail Average weight in grms131.0 groves, but not for soiling purposes,

pressing. One very wet year out here at about one hundred and eighty, when Per cent of rind................. 23.0 but for shadowing the land during the
'_ I made a hogshead of wine in this manner they are tapped to make palm wine, Per cent of pulp.......... ..... 18.4 long hot summer. I would not turn
and it turned out very like Tokay.I and of course that kills them. They Per cent of juice....... ......... 57.3 them under, but allow them either to
cut the fruit, suspended it on wiresin will live anywhere when not too cold, Per cent of seeds-14-....... 1.5 decay on the surface or be fed down,
if their ro cut them for forage and return the
and it matters nothing
, the sun, gave it a good syringing to COMPOSITION OF JUICE.
remove sulphur, when reduced to half roots are in mineral, salt or fresh Total solids...... .................. 15.4 stable or cow lot manure. The conch
size and rich gold bronze color, I water. The Arabs say it must have Total sugars....................., 13.2 pea is the best if they can be kept from
pressed. In the spring I fined it, at it's feet in water and head in fire. Cane sugar......................... 4 0 running over the trees. "Stiff" lands
same time adding some forty bunchesof Hardest work !is innoculating the blos Citaic acid.... .................... 1.4 may be benefiitted by turning under
Arabs shin and the green pea vines, but for a light open
grape blossoms for boquet. It soms. up carry Following is the analysis of the or-
another. In sand there is no preceptible benefit, so
from tree to
turned out magnificent but too headyfor pollen one
sent by Mr. Cutter:
be to ange far as I can see. If there is nitrogenin
bible wine. What we aim at Florida this would performed a
a Average weight in .......165.0
grms is in the sand
them to
There about nothing
here is light, good colored and agreeable great extent by bees. are Per cent of rind................ 23.6 hold it and hence the heat to
varieties all much seems
claret. For disease we have hardlyany seventy or eighty Per cent of pulp.................. 21.1 it. Put
on a good application
and for precaution we use sulphur alike. This comes from so many seeds Per cent of juice ............... 54.5 dissipate of fertilizer and plant and
three or four times yearly, choos- being sown. Per cent of seeds-8-.......... .7 down weeds and is peas idea.
keep grass, my
with dew
ing a fine calm morning on COMPOSITION OF JUICE.
FLORIDA DISPATCH. But how to make orange groves is no
leaves when all the plants are givena For the Total solids..................:.... 15.3 the how to make ,
longer question: cow
liberal dose of it. We have many Kii-Unshiu Satsuma.Mr. Total sugars..................... 11.8 and chicken, pig or horse feed is the
varieties here, and there is a Govern- H. H. Berger, importer of Japan Cane sugar......... .............. 4.0 question. I plant the pea, therefore,

ment school near Naples where one trees and plants, San Francisco., Citric acid......................... 1.25 since it kills two birds with one stone
can buy them for a mere nothing. writes us: I concur with your correspondent ANALYSIS OF WAHINGTON NAVEL -shade for the land and feed for manor
What I have seen and find the bestis Average weight grms......... 28.40 beast bird is what we want. Two
"Neal" 965 of or
to feed no useless wood, cut the vine on page Per cent of rind................. 30.0 three be if the
well down and don't spare judicious your journal, that the Satsuma is the Percent of pulp...... .......... 28.6 or first) is not crops a long may vine kind grown, or like

trimming. I had one little piece of Kii[ Seedless or Unshiu. Before rqsh- Seeds............. ............. ... 00.0 the conch which from July to
land in Capri. When I bought it I old Per cent of juice-3 fluid oz.. 41.8 grows
ing the public into buying an variety August or September. Plant the clay
only got'three barrels out., of it. Sec-
this matter COMPOSITION OF JUICE. in drill four feet in July
after I under a new variety, pea) apart ,
ond year barrels., pruning Third myself, ought to be sifted.Ir.. S. L. Goldman Cane sugar...... ......... ........ 4.75 and in August plant in between these
made seven year came ) Other sugars..................... 7.25 another row, then in the same row
a heavy storm, and being near the of the Oriental Importing Company Citric acid....................... .85 again if the first are cut and
sea I lost a deal of fruit from bat San Francisco writes us : I
Prof. Hilgard comnents on the analysis cured or matured and lost foliage. I
six barrels.
about but made
tering Fourth I made ten barrels. Fifth have never seen the fruit of the as follows: 3oJ: not think they injure the orange

and year last, the who bought Satsuma in Florida, but am myself inclined "The acid percentage of this (King) ;rees in the least. WM.\ P. NEELD, '.
year person
it made fifteen barrels. I am also ; to believe that the celebrated orange is, as suggested, above that of In Florida Agriculturist.



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The county; that does not prove that Du- fect of the stock upon the' graft and by frost in the winter. If they escape -
Fallm., val or som other northern county is a its fruit? or, reversing it, What is the they are a very profitable crop.
_. u. ," ._ good location for pineapples.A effect of the graft upon the root? and My LeConte pear trees are too youngto
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.EXPERIMENTAL few years ago Henderson, the the interrogated knows not the an- bear, but my neighbor, W., P.
KNOWLEDGE. seedman, saw a small patch of alfalfa; swer himself, whether the effect be Horne, had an enormous crop on his
the plants were less than a year old, injurious or beneficial. Should he re- young trees this year.
Essential to Soil Tilling Under the
growing near St. Augustine; and lo! fer the question to the man who only Irish potatoes do pretty well here,
Conditions Found in
Unique Florida.No he, declared Florida was well adaptedto knows that the graft will strike on but are subject to greater risks than
the growth of that plant, so valuable -' such congenial or incongenial stock, sweet potatoes. The most profitablecrop
one of the United States so as a forage crop in all the region and who makes the grafting for the that I have planted here, are
.much needs experiments to determineits weat of the 90th meridian. Where is immediate profit it yields, and paysno I Irish potatoes planted in January,
agricultural capabilities as Flori that patch to-day? Where are the heed to the subsequent results; or harvested and sent to New York in \
da. This arises not so much from the thousands of other alfalfa plants grownin should it be referred to some one who April or May.
other portions of the State? Echo has observed or experimented with Then plant sweet potatoes on the
climatic conditions.
soils as from its answers. Pens, nor tongues, nor typescan such grafted stocks for years, and same ground in June, harvest them in
These conditions have no parallel on I resurrect them! In the dry regions -I noted the effects. Observers seem to November, and on the same ground
the American, European, African, i where irrigation is needed for be agreed upon this: that the nearer transplant Bermuda onions in Decem- ,
Australian or Western Asiatic conti- its growth, alfalfa lives and thrives the relationship between the graft and ber. If the land is properly cultivatedand

nents; and men can gain but little in- through the years of the planter; in the tock, the better will be the re- fertilized under this arrangement, .
from those Florida it dies a yearling.A sult; though the question of the effect you may get a fine crop of Irish pota- \
formation to
desirable tree, a plant, a fruit upon the fruit may be an open one, toes that will net you $1 a bushel, and j
their experimentations, so far as the thrives in California, in Texas, in until some knowledge is acquired.No an enormous crop of sweet potatoes \
climate of Florida is concerned. France, Spain, Italy or Egypt, will it class of men so much need the and Bermuda onions. I have recently
From them knowledge of fertilizationand grow and thrive in Florida, just be- knowledge of cause and effect, and the purchased another forty acres of land
tillage, agricultural tools and cause a man desires it? No plant is result it causes as to the tillers of the intending to plant this with one thous-
i cosmopolitan; none will thrive in all soil. No men are required to look in and orange trees and three thousand
be but what
their use may acquired, places, though the isotherms be the more directions, be able to act with peach trees in the spring of 1889. I
plants may be successfully grown, the same. Plants grow in groups and locations more quickness and promptitude, have the orange trees now growing,
best season for planting them, and as well under cultivation, as adapt their work to circumstancesthat from four to six feet high, and the
much or the after ,cultivation; and in a wild state, and resist removals. immediately surround them, than peach trees budded with thirty of the
whether special plants, however desi-- Animals do the same. How far they the tillers of the soil. Their work ismo're best varieties of peacheb, that do well
may be carried from their habitats, complicated, and must be doneat here. I have carefully observed the
becan be all in
rable they may grown at and made to thrive in other localities, the proper time, or loss ensues. All different varieties of fine peaches that
Florida, are questions which local ex- can only be determined by experi, scientists are yoked to their profession; succeed here, and my object is to endeavor -
periments ,must determine.The ments. No man can tell positivelywhat they must be the guiders and drivers so to arrange them as to be
agriculturist needs knowledgeof will be the result of the removal, reining the elements to their use, so able to ship peaches every week from
the soil, and its cultivation. He though some, who have 'examined the as to secure their power for their May to October. I think this can be
t must know what moisture he may expEct climatic conditions more carefully than greatest benefit. Theirs is to provide done, and if so it will be interesting:
: to receive from rains and dews, others, may form a more correct j judgment the elements to feed and clothe the and profitable employment."My .
and its distribution throughout the of their success than those who inhabitants of earth; theirs to move impression is that land agents
year; whether at certain seasons he are ignorant of those conditions. Such the wheels of manufactures; theirs to have injured this country by the exaggerated -
may expect flooding rains or droughts; men are the teachers of men. Such supply the want of trade and com. statements that they have
what are the degrees of humidity in should be the agricultural papers, the merce. They best fulfill the first commandment published. The result has been that
the atmosphere to give dews at night; lecturers, the wrjters en agricultural tilling the ground. Take people have expected too much, and
what are the length of the seasons and subjects. Such knowledge should the tiller from the earth and it be have been disappointed. Before com-
the amount of heat necessary fIr the guide all experiments; the brain must comes a desert, a waste. His the old. ing to reside here, people ought to
best! production of plant and tree think, must know, must reason from est, the greatest of all trades, of all come and see for themselves."
growth; what the liability to destruction cause to effect; or, reversing the problem professions; and he should know more .
from winds, hail, atoms, heats from effect to cause. A plant is than all others. How great, then, A Novel Cattle Tether.
and colds. These are all ]local conditions diseased or dies, when and where to must be his instructors, how great The American Agriculturist for De-
hut they are, nevertheless, important the common mind it should live and their responsibility.':! Where are they ? cember contains a description of a device -
to be understood by the tillers thrive.. Another grows thrifty gives J. G. !{NAPP. used in Burmah for tethering cat-
oi the soil, if they would] }' be successful, leaves and flowers' but no fruits. Why? tle. Seen from a distance, the appa- .
as experimenters or cultivators of any In old regions!, where the plant has; All-Around Farming in Baker ratus has the appearance of a well
been under the hand, of man during County.Mr. sweep. The upright post, in which
crop.T eie. aye but two ways of acquiring unknown ages, the answer may be W. L. Hunter left New Yorkin the sweep is. held, is made in two pieces,
thi:* uieteorologica knowledge: per. easy,; but in a new region heterogene. the fall of 1883 and settled near consisting .of'a stake driven in the
sonal observation with carefully kept in climatic conditions and and of bamboo thick
ous long Macclenny, in Baker county. We ground, a piece
records (of long periods, and average careful investigations are required to take the from enough to fit loosely over the stake.
: results computed;, or by using the give a plausible answer. The brain- following a recent The upper end of the post is fitted to
same: knowledge acquired by others, worker is not less in the field of experimentation article written by Mr. Hunter in the receive the sweep. This arrangement
and given publicity Few have the than the manipulator, Sentinel, of that place : allows the sweep to revolve in a circle,
I ability or time to keep such records, even in everyday crop raising. Book "In the spring of 1884 I plantedsome and the weight on the short end of the
" and fewer still are willing to under. learning, educated editors, men who fruit trees. The peach trees hada sweep raises the long end high enoughto
: take the task of keeping and reducingtheir give or suggest a cause for failure, or fair crop in 1886, and in 1887 the hold the line up out of the way,
sums to practical results for the prescribe a remedy for a disease, are crop was enormous. giving the animal considerable rangeof
use of the people without compensation. as important, yes, more so, than they "My experience is that the follow- pasture. The line is provided witha
o Yet without such knowledgewho who carry out the manual of the test. ing articles may be grown here every wooden swivel to prevent its kink-
can pronounce authoritatively, As the learned architect is to the year with certainty with ordinary care ing. The pole and stake are of bam-
whether a particular plant, tree or erection of the great building, so and cultivation, viz. : peaches, sweet boo, but in adapting the idea to this
., crop can be grown iu Florida ; stands the editor of the agriculturalpaper potatoes, cabbage, turnips' (includingthe country, a light fence post, and a sap-
or if in Florida, in what portion; or the professor of the college, the rutabaga varieties), oats, sugar ling pivoted to its top, will serve as
if it will not flourish or produce, why common school teacher, the writer for cane, cow peas, cassava beans, rice, well. _
not? the information of experimenters of porn, millet, radishes, lettuce and on- -tH-
Until these questions can be an- the State. They are the teachers, and ions. I have never known peaches or Lespedeza.
swered, the experimenter is working teachers should know more than scholars sweet potatoes' to fail here. With W. S. Moore, of Hawthorn, says
in the dark. The same experiment is and possess the ability to explain, fair cultivation potatoes will yield Japan clover (Lespedeza) is an emi
: tried over and over; failure is but the as well as to point out errors. The from 160 to 600 bushels per acre, de- nent success with him, both for pastureand
prelude to failure. One may this year great public expects them to know of pending, of course, upon season, culti- hay. Stock eat it with avidityand
.f rear a plant, as of wheat, that ripens its themselves, or, if they do not know, be vation and fertilizing."Strawberries I fatten on it. The seed is equal to
i seed; but that is not sufficient evidence able to refer the subjects to those who do well here, but require wheat, and if cut after seeding it is
l that wheat may be successfully grown, do know, and who will impart the desired care and experience to make both grain and hay. It grows well on
: i t even in that locality, much less in all knowledge. them a sure thing. English peas, both pine and hammock soils, moist
:I parts of the State. So, too, a pineapple Suppose the question is asked of especially the McNeal variety, do I land being best suited to its requirements -
matures in a garden in Dade one of these teachers: What is the ef. well here, but are subject to be injured *



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to eat in Kentucky. I have raised beat the furrows down as compactlyas I stock, but the difference is in earliness.I .
The Gfcrden.: onions both from the seed (Bermuda) possible. When the onions get I use seed corn fresh from the North
and sets from the North, and owing to about four to six inches high thin out every year on my farm and sell that
4 For the FLORIDA DI8P ATon. the general drouth in October and to five or eight inches apart. These sort only in my store, because it is the
Nitrogen.In November prefer getting sets from the seta can be transplanted and in so only sort that will matture early
the DISPATCH of December 5, North and setting out in February, doing be careful to cut off about one- enough to escape injury from our
1887, I see J. E. Colo objects to the though it is cheaper to sow the seed in half of the roots. The onion patch droughts, that being usually in July.It .
I formulae] given for a fertilizer for the fall and transplant in December, will furnish three good cuttings of has no other superior merit. I have
peach trees, because wood ashes are and large onions can be raised if all crab grass hay, I cut two and plowed never failed once to get in a good crop
mixed at the same time with cotton works well, but, unless there is rain under the third. The same groundcan when planted with Northern seed.
seed meal. He says : "By a chemical, ] pretty soon after sowing, a large per- be used in onions for years and Watermelon and canteloupe seed, of
process the wood ashes liberates the centage will never sprout; if, however, improved yearly under proper treat- course, we grow largely at home and
ammonia of the cotton seed meal, andit the season should be favorable the ment.-ARTHUR BROWN, Florida prefer native to Northern seed. I
is lost in'the process." I am not as planter will see magnificent onions Agriculturist. have never seen melons grown elsewhere
much of a chemist, as I wish I were, from Bermuda seed sown in Octoberor Blackwater, Florida. that equalled in size and in color
but I would like to know if cotton early November. Have raised them -. and in sweetness, those grown on our
seed meal contains ammonia, and why here as large as a saucer and had themto Northern vs. Southern Seed. thin sandy loama underlaid with a yel-
potash liberates it !II keep very well through the summer, Garden seed of nearly all kinds j low clay. The true Georgia Rattle-
had thought it was. an exploded and again have had heavy losses from like best of Northern growth, be- snake got its name and reputation
error that wood ashes used as part ofa the seed failing to come up from lack cause I find them earlier and more right here, and has never been equalledfrom
fertilizer did injury. of rain in October and November,andso vigorous. Beets, for example, I find any other source. The Lawson,
Cotton seed meal, and many other last season planted from sets and from Southern seed are not only later, another favorite here, is the finest
substances, contain nitrogen, and in had a good crop, though not so large. but have a tendency to get tough and melon to eat of any, is finer than the
its decay the nitrogen unites with the The ground should be made very rich, stringy. Peas and beans are better of Rattlesnake. Kolb's melon i i' sweeter
hydrogen found in the water, always for upon that depends the yield more Northern growth, because earlier and grown here than elsewhere, and is the
present in vapor, and forms ammonia. than all else combined, therefore do because the seed in any quantity are boss shipping melon. .
But until the ammonia is formed not be sparing of the stable manure, so hard to keep free of weevil if ripen. Ab to field seeds, oats and rye grown
how can it be dissipated ? haul out load after load and spread ed in the South. Spinach would be as here or South of here do far better than
If potash is present when the nitro- broadcast and as early as possible, and good from Southern as Northern seed, any we can get elsewhere, but I have
gen is evolved, will not the nitrogen then plow all under and let lay a but not so early. I have been very written too much now to discuss them.Z. .
unite with the potash and form nitrateof month or two; then spread more ma- desirous to sell Southern seed, because H. Alexander, in Southern Li AC-
potash, a fixed salt ? nure and plow shallow: then harrow I like the employment of growing Stock Journal.
I had thought s..>. N. W. and roll the ground well, and layoff them, and would be glad to give the .
) .. the rows as follows: Stretch the gar business into the hands of Southern Registered Jersey Bull.
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. den line the length of the row: with a planters who are such "cotton-tots." Five years old, handsome, large and
fine. As I have another animalI
New shovel this line down from It would be desirable and younger
Asparagus. or put a profitable will sell this for $100.00, cash. He is
Some little interest has been ex- end to end, then measure off eighteen business here, as it is North, if it can worth $250.00 and is thoroughly accli-
cited by the announcement of the dis. inches and again place the line and so be successfully conducted. But after mated, having been in Florida four
of and remarkable on to the end. Along these lines stickin much trial and experiment, I find few years. WM.\ S. MOORE,
covery a new variety Hawthorn Fla.HARDWARE .
of asparagus on the steppes of the sets from six to eight inches seeds I like to sell from Southern ,
Akhal-Tekiz. It has not been botani- apart. The rows are then eighteen grown stock.
cally identified, but it is represented inches apart and sets are from six to Aside from the Georgia collard, !
"' as growing }perfectly wild, the stalks eight inches apart in the rows. In okra, several varieties, and egg plant,
thick man's planting sets hold the set between the both the large white and the purple, .
being nearly as as a arm GEO. L. MoCoNiHE
and attaining a height: of five or six first finger and thumb and stick the I have not found one vegetable seed as ,
feet, so that one of them is said to suffice set firmly in the ground the depth of good from Southern growth as from (New Building at Old Stand.)
Russian soldiers for meal. the bulb. Until the onions get pretty Northern growth. Yes, there is one
If the ten preference of experts for a wild well grown keep down all weeds and other-the seven top turnip seed. I i 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fl-

finds justification in this va- grass with the hoe, slightly pulling the have sometimes gotton very fine lettuce -
riety asparagus, and its flavor is described as ground from the onion, but choppingthe from Southern seed, but more often Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware.
ground in the eighteen inch rows find the Northern seed the best, earliest Housefnrnishlng Goods. Granite and
that of the best .
equal to European Agate Ware, Sash, Doors, Blinds.Oils
T kinds, asparagus lovers may have a and pulling out all weeds and grass in and most tender.It Agricultural Implements,
good time before them.-Pharmaceutical the onion row; as soon.as the tops com- is a certain fact that so little Iron and SteelHope,Belting,
Journal.It mence to spread discard the hoe and seed-growing is done in the South is Hose and Packing,Pumps,
use the fingers entirely. Pinch off all that no complete dealer's stock of seeds Steam and Water Pipe
is that Mr. be nnd Four
suggested Burpee seed ends from time to time. Whenever could be gotton up here. The greater Fittings
Steel Galvanized
requested to take a little run over to the tops commence to fall and are number of kinds would have to come Fence Wire,
the steppes of Akhal-Tekiz and ascer- discolored at the end the onions are from the North. I think it is astonishing Mantels,

tain the exact capacity often Russian ready to pull up, which should be that you so often see dealers in Orates. ,
promptly done, for if left.in the groundat the South advertising "Southern Etc.Agent
soldiers, and whether this new
aspara- this stage they will I surely rot. seed" for "Southern soil," and "ac- For
gus is really distinct,or only a varietyof Mash down the tops by dragging over climated seed," when anyone having Orange Lightning: PowderFarmers'Frien

asparagus tennissimus flourishing them a light door, and then let them knowledge of the business, who looks and Boss Plows, Dangler OH Stovee,
under a favorable combination of sub- remain for a day or two; then pull up over their stock will find nine out of Perry & Co's Celebrated Stoves and
irrigation and plentiful supplies of the onions and place in small piles to ten seeds (garden or vegetable seeds I Ranges, Southern (St. Louis) White
remain two or three days; then cut off mean) to be of Northern growth. It Lead, Masury's Pure Colors in Oil,
, smilax and adiantums for the matrimonial Masury's RaUroad &j LiquidPaints
I. the tops and roots and place the should be known to every buyer thata Fairbanks'Standard
displays. If really new it. onions in a cool, dry place, and about dealer in seeds must draw from all Scajles.
should by all means be brought out as"Burpee's every wok turn them over to keep sources and all climates and get his STATE AGENT FOR
extra early mammoth strain. them from heating, until completelydry stocks of each sort where he finds them
of the colossal improved gracefully and they will keep a long time. best suited to our Southern uses and Chattanooga Stove Co's
In onions hoe to best handled and Seed
Adiantum-like Akhal-Tekiz hoeing you, walking purest. grow-
waving backward, thus leaving the freshly ing is almost a profession in some partsof LOOKOUT STOVES.
sparrow-grass. P. W. REASONER. hoed ground loose and not trodden the North and in Europe, and I PRICES SAME AS IN CHATTANOOGA
) c down efter hoeing. This way of hoe- have rarely found pure, straight and 3-Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tit
Onions In West Florida. ing is an old German rule and, bye clean stock of any variety of vegetableseeds Work to
There is no crop that pays better the bye; what they don't know about outside of such professional order.ALBERT FRIES
than onions. The general principle of onions, and hoeing, is not worth know- growers.Unlike. ,
cultivation is about the same in Floridaas ing. In raising onions from the seedI Mr. Bishop, I have had my St. Nicholas, Fla.,
Kentucky, only that in Florida the manage in the same way. After best results from Northern and East- Agent for Geo.W. Baker's
seed can be sown in October and No-, marking with the line (as before explained ern corn, I should say field corn from ROTTED BONE MANURE,
vember and transplanted in Decemberand ), follow with a hoe, opening a growers in Pennsylvania and Ohio. DECOMPOSED WITH POTASH.
and the of furrow about inch the Also have had fine from Illinoiscorn Twenty-flve dollars per ton free on board In
January bring crop an deep, BOW crops Jacksonville, or at factory price delivered In
large onions into market about the seed in this furrow and cover with a but not always. No field corn New YorK
same time that spring onions are ready hoe, and then with the back of a spade is better corn than our native Georgia 26 Budded*.. to?1 each.DECEMDER19 Orange. and Umbrella Trees from


--- --'- DECEMBER 19
1,048: THE FLORIDA :DISPATCH.; -- [ \ 1887.

; well-tried varieties. This, I think, is bear fruit and extend itself indefinitely, etable or animal life better known than
The Orchard where there is an axe to grind. ]I but the better way would be to cut off that great changes from North to

-. lived in Florida in 1850. I then saw and replant all the suckers. Shortenthe South, or the opposite, work, profound
For the FLORIDA DISl ATClI. as fine peaches raised in Florida as 1 I shapeless limbs, take off all shoots effects upon the constitutions and hab
PLANTING PEACH TREES. ever saw in Georgia or anywhere else, from the body of the tree and set its of life of th6 animals or plants so

and they were grown from trees mostly these cuttings, and his single tree and changed. The sheep loses its wool un
Suggestions about Pruning and a brought from North and South Carolina its progeny will give him an annual der tropical suns, and the dog it scoat -
Word about Varieties.I and some from Georgia. Whynot product of a hundred bushels ten years of thick hair. The Esquimau and

am glad to see that one man in now as well as then? Plant good, hen ceo the polar bear are in misery in tem-

your State has nerve enough to" get old, well known varieties that have Manure, water, mulch, and the fig perate climes and soon die under the .
after that class of persons who are stood the test for forty years-and will not fail to give rich returns an tropics. Men of temperate climes are '

ever willing to buy and plant fruit prune and give good culture,and thereis nually, as it has no insect enemy or extremely susceptible deadly feversin
trees and never willing to take care of no such thing as failure. But the fungus incumbrance. H._REED. the tropics, and the descendants of

them. Mr. Walter Cooper, Sorrento, American idea now is something new South Jacksonville,November 27, 1887. those who survive soon take on swarthy
Lake county, has hit the nail on the -but I often remember an old adage, The basket of figs to which Gov- complexions and habits of life suitedto I

head when he speaks of pruning peach "Be not the first to lay the old aside, ernor Reed refers, were the finest their new homes. Agricultural ...
trees. I have wondered how so much nor the first by whom the new is tried." Brunswicks We bulletins show that grains ripen in .
ever saw. were
could be said of the success of peach I do not propose to say anything about we great East and West belts across our
growing in Florida when I see so fertilizing, as common sense will sug- under the impression that we had prairies, from Texas to Canada at the

much neglect in taking care of the gest that to the commonality of man- given them the notice their merits deserved rate of about a degree of seventy milesa

trees. This, of itself, says a deal for kind. I now will give you the names and trust the Governor will week, and fruits ripen earlier or

peach growing in your State. I see of some old varieties that will give satisfaction accept the correction of our oversight later from the same causes. Agentsof
orchards set out with the branches on if properly handled. White reapers follow the harvest north- .
made at this late .
them just as they came from the nur- Heath (or White English), Early though day.ED.F. ward from May to August. -

sery, broken and mangled. Now, let Lovett, Early Tillotson, Crawford D. '0-..- Southern corn planted in the North

me say a word right here: A peach Early, Alexander, Columbia, General, For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: gets caught by Jack Frost! and northern -
under three years old should never be Jackson, General Lee, Thurber (one Russian Apples.In corn ripens prematurely South,
transplanted with the branches on it. of the best) Peen to and Honey, of the the DISPATCH of December 5th : but the surviving descendants from

First, prune the roots good with a newer ones I shall not speak, as I know I am quoted as saying "that the Rus-, ripened seeds soon adapt themselves to

sharp knife and then cut off every nothing of them except'reports throughthe sian Apples have not thus far Succeeded t the change. That is nature' way.
limb close so as not injure the buds. papers, but would advise the con- Apples taken from far North lose their
in the South and think their
t tuc-
Set out the tree and cut a little off the tinuous planting of seedlings in order doubtful"I quality, becoming thin and poor, lack-
then the and when to home.made. In conclu- cess the full obtained
top, set trees out I ; get some do not know where this alleged ing sugary juice
the roots take hold they have no ex sion, I will say, push young trees and of has been through slower ripening in the cooler
expression opinion
tra work to do until they get well es prune them well at planting time, for- found, as I have my never heen guilty of clime of their,home., ,
tablished. Shoots will come out to ever after, and success is sure if you such assertion. In the "Prairie 4
form limbs, and if they should :not get the right varieties. Florida is a Farmer" of' November 5th in replyto Figs.There .
N come out in the right place to balance peach country! H. H. SANFORD.
five six varietiesof
a query from my friend, the Hon.C. are or good
the them off and will Thomasville, Ga., November 28,1887.
tree, prune you .. L. Watrous, of DesMoines: Iowa, I the fig grown here, viz: The Celeste,
have healthy new trees-no starved :Madonna Brunswick the ;Brown
said, "With Russian apples I .have or ,
wood or broken roots and branches.If For the FLORIDA DISPATCH never succeeded in keeping after Turkey, Black Ischia_ (so called)Green
this is well attended to the first "Is it Proper. to Prune Fig Trees ? any Ischia Lemon and
July; but the summer sorts do pretty ; or Angelique, etc.,
spring they are set, ,you will have Asks your correspondent, R. E. P., of well." we have a few White Adriatic, San

strong, vigorous growth to start out Sister Island. The Florida Agricul This opinion I have expressed time Pedro, etc. New varieties are comingin
with, and this is half the battle. But turist sometime since said, "Whateveryou and again for thirty years past and is from time to time, and our peopleseem
the work is not complete. They must may do, do not ''prune the fig," or somewhat at variance with the distorted to be learning the value of this

be pruned every winter if you want words to this effect. "In reply, I gave quotation paid to me. Had the fine, luscious and wholesome fruit. Asa

good strong trees and healthy fruit.It you my experience of near twenty word Winter been added and I had market fruit, both ripe'and canned,
is well.to know'that the peach tree years and sent you a peck of fruit been quoted as saying, "Russian Win-' the fig will soon be in large demand,

is guilty of over-bearing and this gathered in September, in vindicationof ter Apples have not thus far succeeded and we advise you to plant freely and .
means small worthless fruit. Now, a rigid system of pruning. You On the
here, etc., I would have been quoted give your trees good care.
the way to prevent this, 'is to go among did not notice the fruit, which was correctly. Please correct the par- dry, sandy soil you describe, it will be
your trees often and cut out such sent not ''for its'superiority but to show agraph referred to. worth while to "plow and scrape," or

growth as is not likely to make and the productive character of the fig Our list of reliable Summer apples dig out with the spade a broad trench,
mature strong fruiting buds. It requires when the fallacious theory of non- would be incomplete without the "Red four feet wide and eighteen inches
some little observation to get pruning was discarded. six inches of woods-
Astrachan, which has been eminently deep, put or eight
familiar with these facts, but the man 'Experience is the best teacher. I succcssful further South than any variety trash, rotten leaves, etc., in the bottomof
that would have the best must find have always pruned my fig trees, and on record. Duchess of Olden- the trench, covering,, with earth a

this out.I of late years, 'very severely. I have burgh, (not Duchess of Aldenbury little trampled down to make it solid
often see, as I stated before, trees never failed of a crop on old trees as your printer has it), Tetofsky, White; and level and then plant your figs
set out with, all the branches left on well as Among the thousandsthat
young. thereon either When1 1
Astrachan, or White Transparent all roots;or cuttings.
them. ,Now,stop and think a moment I have propagated I have never of Russian origin, have long been cul these begin to grow haul dead leaves, .
about this and you come to this con- had a tree or shrub fail to producefruit and other trash and
tivated South with more or less suc- grass; put layer
clusion and wonder how so many trees from the second year of setting cessful results. The objection to ''Te- of this six or eight inches thick for
do live. The wind has ten times as the; cutting to the trees planted "be-
distance around trt Keep I'
tofsky being its dwarf and slow growth, some your e.
much effect on a bushy tree a< it doeson fore the wa" and now producing from' and the defect with the White Astra the ground at all times mellow, moist, ,.

a single stem. Thousands of trees ten to fifteen bushels annually. With chan is its liability to sun-scald. The clean and rich and you will soon be

of all kinds are killed annualy by being manuring arid pruning I have nearly Yellow Transparent 'rove free able to gather f.gs, ad, lib.
twisted around by the wind, until doubled the size and quadrupled the may
from that defect
their small tender roots, just started, quantity of the fruit from that pro. I cannot hope;for the of the Has not ((Mr. Redmond, an authority -
broken. If there buta duced I found from who we take the above)
are was nothing by trees as them on the Wealthy apple in Florida it is not on figs
single stem no harm would be done, place when I first carne into posses even reliable as a,fall apple;here, as it overlooked the White Marseilles
this holds good with all kinds of trees. sion. I have.no of "male"
knowledge drops from the tree before full devel [;ED. F. D.
Now, Mr. Cooper speaks of the Honeyas trees, nor of trees which require "cap- opment. Its great value is for the ex- ---- -4..... I
being difficult to grow; I once rification," as is frequently suggestedby treme Northwest, as it endures the Protecting Guavas.
thought the same ''way It must be theorists. I have four varieties,
severe cold of those high latitudes
A Manatee fruit the
pruned severely, as it'wiII put out too one of which continues to bear fruit while few apples resist.P. grower suys
many buds, and they make worthless from June to December, or until heavy J. BERCKMANS. only way to protect guavas from coldis

small fruit. I find the Honey one of frost and no cutting from any of these Augusta, Ga., December 6, Id87. to bend down the bushes and cover .t

the very best to make rapid growth, fails to produce fruit. -.. with earth, removing the covering and
but in order to have good large fruit If It. E. P. will sufficiently fertilize Acclimating Plants.C. '
straightening the bushes after each :
the knife must be used often. 1 agree his old tree, if he will enrich the soil L. Watous, president of the up f
fully with Mr. Cooper as to the plants each year in proportion to, the'extension American Nurserymens' Association, cold spell; if left covered through the

that will do well here in Florida. I of the roots and branches I haveno in a recent, article in the Prairie Far- winter the stems lose their leaves and

find some who want to discard the old, doubt but his unpruned tree will mer, says : "There is no law of veg-- the plants fail to ''bear. I



DECEMBER 10 -------- 1,049

, entered the little soul like iron. To she resolved to begin anew by loving him greatly to the charm of this lovely

rloIIle Interests the fresh yonng life a lesson 'was more. Carefully restraining her own home.A .
fine strawberry plot vigorous -
large ,
J taught, that this beautiful world that temper and words, she sat down by him ,
\ pine-apples, thrifty bananas, an
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. God has made so complete for our and told him how dear he was to her, orange nursery, three varieties of

Suggestions for Mothers. happiness, and so completely fitted us and how much she loved him, kissinghim grapes, figs, pomegranetes, peach trees,

for its enjoyment, is of no consequence, over and over, until the idea pene guavas, oranges, lemons and limes;
"A sacred burden In this life ye bear.
Look on it, lift It, bear It solemnly, that an accident is a crime, and that trated his angered brain. He lookedup LeConte pears, Kelsey plums, Japan
Stand up and walk beneath It steadfastly. persimmons, etc., are fruits already
Fall not for sorrow, falter not lor sin, fine clothing is the one supreme objectfor in her face to see if she meant all
But onward, upward, till the goal ye win." growing; while new attractions are
We have a few suggestions for those which to live. that, and finding nothing there, save being added year by year. She is, in

young,.mothers who, through a mul- Such scenes are repeated day after sorrow with the love, he was subduedat fact, making a true Florida home:
reads the excellent FLORIDA DISPATCHwith
And often afterward she told
tiplicity of cares, feel that their hands day, with no thought or care save for once. interest and will in
great put
are "more than full;" who say they I the momentary irritation. Dear him that she believed that he was one practice many of its most desirable

have no time to do anything, or be mothers, is it not so? of "Jesus' little lambs," never again suggestions.

.anything outside of their own homes. Let us, as mothers, rise to a greater allowing herself to become angry at Her son, John I, who makes the

Let us assure'such 'mothers that this appreciation of our sacred trust. any outburst of temper, and the resultwas paternal roof his home, devotes a large
share of his time to his"truck garden"in
doing'and this being is, of all things, Around the family hearth-stone is i magical; the whole disposition of the hammock, a few miles distant,

the best that can be done, provided, moulded the destinies of nations. In.. the boy was transformed. And, in and is meeting with encouraging sue
the view of this fact should seek view of such a result, was not all the
always, greater is not absorbed by we more
the less. fully to fit ourselves for the faithful patience and self control on the partof cessLast July, Mrs. A. made .a visit to
the mother abundantly repaid? her old home in Indiana, intending to
The dear little innocent souls must performance of our motherly duties.In .
None of the dear little shouldbe remain several months; but findingthe
feel the few moments and then ones
never starved because "mamma" is now weather and the insects so much
too busy to attend to their little wants given to rest, let some good mother's permitted to close their eyes in more disagreeable and difficul t to en

and woes. During the infancy and book be taken up; a few sentences sleep with the thought that mother is dure than in her Florida home, she

childhood of those committed tour: gleaned in this way may be of incal-- angry; but, let every misdemeanor be i limited her stay to a few weeks, and

culable benefit into fully forgiven, and each heart filled returned herewith genuine satisfactionto
care everything is secondary to this; if giving an insight the real of her
enjoyment delightful
WA have no warm heart and patient the great motherly heart that throbs with the kindly feeling of "one whom home--a home such as thousands might

sympathy for the child, .the world as round the world. The new views and his mother comfort eth. make for themselves and enjoy, had

well as ourselves will suffer great lossas new ideas thus given to the mind will For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.A Of they the requisite energy and enter-

the influences surrounding the earliest freshen and strengthen the spirit for Contented Woman and a Model prise.Gabriella.For S. A.
days affect the disposition and character greater courage and endurance, where Editor Home Interests: .

ever afterward.We only weakness was felt before. While at the lovely growing village ,. the FLORIDA Recipes.DISPATCH. '

have all heard that there is no The farmer searches his paper for of Mineola, I had the pleasure of an From Mr. Morris' report on the

love like "mother love" in all this information to help him solve the agreeable visit to Mrs. S. A. Abber- fruits from Ceylon at the Colonial and

world, and while we have seen and ex- doubtful problem of "profit and loss" ger's attractive and delightful resi- Indian Exhibition, held in London in

_, perienced this again and again, yet and for all, or any improvements sug- dence. It shows us how an energeticwom 1886, we extract the following recipesand
, commend them to the house-
" our hearts have been filled with unutterable gested over the old methods of labor. /, a true lady,can make a charm- keepers of South Florida.

sadness for some poor little waif Should not the mother have informa- ing home in Florida. She came from
MANGO JAM is prepared by boilingthe
of humanity (albeit dressed in soft raiment tion to help her solve the difficult Madison,Indiana, in April, 1885. and mango in syrup after removingthe

I and fine laces), by the thoughtless problem of life, so that the outcome purchased two lake-front lots, each 45x skins and stones, and the sour

injustice of young mothers, and shall be more to "profit" and less to 200 feet, and two business lots, each juice squeezed out by the use of forks,

, we do believe that very many of these "10 SB." Useful and interesting books 45 % 100 feet, on the opposite side of and soaking in fresh water; two

\ winsome little creatures are undergoing should take the place of the cheap the street. That gave her a paralelo- pounds of mango to one pound of
is the proportion in which it is
of land 180 x 300 feet and a sugar
t a hardening process whereby all magazine or trashy literature on the gram prepared.
magnificent view of lake Mineola.
: the natural impulses of a loving heartare sitting room table ; thereby the whole Near the centre of one of the lake- MANGO\ PICKLE.--'VeIl matured.butnot

being crushed out of them, and family will be enabled to take a long front lots, she built a convenient, neat ripe mangoes, are cut lengthwise
J bad manners and even deceit taughtby step upward.In and attractive residence, surroundedwith in halves, and the kernel of the seedis
veranda. A broad hall extends removed. The piece being washed and
harsh words or unjust judgmentupon no department of life is there
through the centre and is used for a salted for a day or two, the space occupied -
their childish acts, or by layingtoo such demand for knowledge, wisdom general reception and sitting room; by the kernel is filled up witha
much stress upon wholly minor and experience, as that of guiding and this gives a free circulation of air, preparation of well chopped papaw

matters. To i illustrate this : training the children, who are to while the screened dt.ors and windows fruit, girlie, onion, chilli mixed with

One beautiful day in early autumn hold positions of influence in the world prevent the intrusion of the few unde- ground mustard and vinegar, and the
sirable insects that might seek entrance. two halves are brought together, and
we noted a young mother walking in after we have passed away ? Above
Doors either side into other tied up and put into a largemouthedbottle
the suburbs o_ f a large city holding by all things avoid the extremely com- rooms. on The detached open kitchen is at or j jar filled with vinegar; after

the hand a lovely child, apparentlyabout mon habit of most young mothers of one corner of the house, separatedfrom remaining so for a week the pickle is

two years old; the child happy speaking without thinking of conse it and the dining-room by the fit for use.CITRON.

,.j and proud in its independence was quences. veranda. She keeps a fine pair of AND LIME PIcKLEs-Citrons
looking with wonder and admiration We once heard a very spirited but horses, and a stylish stable is at the far and limes in both the Northern and
of the lot. Western provinces are first cut into
; this "world live in." She- noble "I should have been corner
upon we lady say :
The land is high pine; about one- four parts, with one end kept to hold
clapped her tiny hands in ecstacy at utterly ruined in this life, and given half acre about the house is cleared them together, and salt inserted, and

; the waving trees, the shining brook, over to bad passions:! and evil deeds, and cultivated; on it, assisted by her dried for some time. The Brahminsuse

i and at the horses prancing up and had I not overheard my mother tell a daughter, a very agreeable young curry stuffs and the sediment of
lady, a hired man doing the heavier the lime juice fur preserving it, whilst
: down in the pasture, when unfortu- friend that she 'had every confidence to
work, she has planted and successfullygrown others use vinegar.
nately she stumbled and fell, thereby. believe that I would do right, and that nearly all the vegetables com- Directions are also given for the

getting a few grains of dust upon her I Ii she trw ted me fnlly.' That stimulatedmy mon to the gardens of the North and preparation of Hilimbi Jam from the

i new frock. With no word of sympathy ambition,, be all that mother ox South. They are made to grow by fruit (Averrkoa Bilimbi) and Nelli

for the fall, the mother, to whom pected." Another lady said she had intelligent, considerate attention, by Jam. (from the fruit of Phyllanthus
first preparing the ground very thor emblica); but as neither of these trees
all this beauty was an "old story, in- one little boy who possessed such a
which is the of in Florida
oughly, prime cause are yet fruiting althoughthe
stantly grasped the wee baby by the terrible temper there seemed to
success. There are also running and young plants flourish well, it is
r arm,' gave it a vigorous jerk, and be no way of managing him; all methods ornamental vines, flowering plants, hardly necessary to copy them.

; with flushed face spoke such words as failed, and matters got worse, until and a fine Bermuda lawn which add P. W. REASONER.



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1,050 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.=-- -. [DECEMBER 19, 1887.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. Justice to Railroads. fiscation of the capital now investedin panics in the roads are inseparableand

A Two theories are maintained by po railroads sinks into insignificance.We that governmental control is

H. MANVILLE; Editor. litical economists in this country regarding do not advocate confiscation; alike beneficial to both, securing to

Contents. railroads and their relation to on the contrary, we contend for the the people thoroughfares and avenues

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE The the Government.and the public.On inviolability of railroad charters. But for commerce, and protecting stock-

Bamboo-Bamboos......... .'...... . 1013 we maintain that the railroad is a public holders indiviuually and collectivelyfrom
the side railroad companies
Kll-Unshlu-Satsuma; Growing; The King in contend that their charters are con- highway; that nine-tenths of the the results of mismanagementwhich

in Orange Orange; Oranges Groves.in. .Russia... ,1044.104; Cow Peas ;: tracts with the State authorizing themto internal traffic and travel of the coun- would jeopardise their invest-

THE FARM---Experimental Knowledge) ; try is carried on by railroads seems a
All-around Farming in Baker I 'ounty; ;; conduct their own business, and that ment.Which
AlSovel-. Cattle Tether; Lespedeza..1040 sufficient evidence of this fact. Public is most likely to stimulatethe
THE GARDEN: -Nitrogen; New Aspara- any interference on the part of the Government .
gusOnlons; inVest Florida; Northern highway does not mean highway for confidence of capital private
vs. Southern Seeds-. .... ...... .........1017 is a violation of the obligation ,
its stockholders but for the in investment to the
THE ORCHARD people antagonism public,
-Planting Peach Trees; of contract. This view is ably cham-
Is it Proper to Prune Peach Trees? the territory to which it is tributary.To or an investment protected in its integrity -
Russian Apples; Acclimating Plants; pioned by Mr. H. W. Reed, a close student
Figs; Protecting! Guavas. ..... .. ....1018 I ( say that a territory is tributary to and perpetuity by governmental -
HOME INTERESTs-Suggestions to Mothers of railroading in all its phases, in
; A I
Home; Recipes....................... .......1019 an article which we publish elsewhere.On .
relationship). When by reason
-Justice Railroads Citrus proper
Growing in Italy. . .;. . ..lOW the other hand, the commonly of service excessive Citrus Growing in Italy.
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT ......... imperfect or
'QUOTATIONS: ...................... . .....1050.1050 accepted theory is that 'railways are charges, it ceases to be available to The interesting letter we publish on
Commission VF:-. Competition Justice to Railroads; Freight; public highways controlled by corpo- the people-it ceases to be a highwayit another page from a fruit grower of "
Rates from South Florida; Out of the rations created law and therefore
Frying Pan into the Fire; We Must by ceases to be a railroad; it is there- Southern Italy gives some insight into
Quick Time and Lower Rates; subject to the law-making when- ,
Shippers' Discouragements; High power fore the province of the governmentto the practical workings of the businessthere

j1'ruitCarrier Rates Bars Out Settlers. .. ....;. The. .. 1050 Ripe, If 53 ever it chooses to interfere. The last what its charges, and what its. which we do not get in the prosy
FLORIDANA---Why I Like Florida.... 1051 definition has been sustained by the say .
consular the
POULTRY-Diseases of Poultry A Few service shall be. As reports or superficial accounts
Pointers. ........... .. . .. .;. . .105.5 courts and approved by the people a public high-.
METEOROLOGICAL. .. ... ........... ... 1055 it is subject to governmental supervision -. of observers who are not growers. -
STATE ITEMS .. ... ... . ............1050 the final arbiters of all such questions, way The of the fruit
ANSWER TO CORRESPONDENTS............ .1058() and control, precisely as are "bastardizing"
-.-. and may therefore be accepted as the by raising different species and' varieties -
our rivers and seacoasts, our public
Why railroad profits should be law of the land. This, Mr. Reed ad- in proximity will be a "poser"to
lands and buildings, as well as our
guaranteed regardless of the general mits when he says that fashion has those who are incredulous concern

depression of business, is a point on made railroad commissions inevit- lesser public roads.If ing Mr. Phelps' cross fertilization the

which the "kickers" are silent. able. then railroad charters provide for
ories. The "pointers" on orange wine,
f govermental control and priority of
{f An adequate increase in the tariffon He raises, however, the question of public over stockholders interests, marmalade and essence are suggestiveas

oranges would add one million dollars moral justice, and asks has the Statea to utilization of surplus. The Ital-
what are rights of railroad -
1 to the circulating medium of this moral right to violate the charter ian method of protecting both fruit
? Simply this-the right to
State in the next six months. contract? Unquestionably, no. and trees from the slightest injury
charge a reasonable rate for freightand
---*-.-.- where from ten to fifteen inches of
"People like to be humbugged," What is the charter obligationtaken passage. A reasonable rate is a
falls should
said Barnum, in introducing his by railroad companies? To rate which does not conflict with the snow encourage our growers I
above the frost line. Our
"What-is-it" Senator construct and maintain railroads. material prosperity of the people growers
Mann has I
pEr- will be to learn that in
surprised Italy
What is a railroad? The whole which railroad
petrated his argument a serves. Which
Orange Auction with full
the oranges remain in good conditionon
confidence in the same assertion. hinges on a satisfactory answerto means in a new country that futureas
the from The
trees to
year year.
.1 this question. well as current business must be
The American Horticultural point of most practical value to us is the
Society :Mr. Reed maintains that railroad be considered, for the prosperity of
has decided to hold its next meeting greater relative profit in lemon grow-
companies are the legitimate owners such a country depends on the develop-
in Riverside California ing than orange growing, there beinga
commencing of railroads, and that they have a ment of its resources. That these con- w
February 14, 1887, in honor of which difference of five to one in favor of
right to control their own investments. ditions encourage railroad investment
the Riversiders will hold a grand citrus I the former in selling here, to say
He says railroads are not public high- the enormous profits of the great railroads
fair. nothing of less risk in1 transit, etc.
ways, but are competitors of the latter. of the country bear witness. So
There is no reason why Florida shouldnot ]
Jacksonville forwarders and hucksters Wagon roads are no longer adequateto eager is capital in this direction supply our market with lemons, j

the commerce and traffic of the that lines of road are constructed
are having a picnic over the
and if we read the signs of the times
slaughter of fruit new being carriedon day, and such competition simply through uninhabited districts not from aright, those who are planting lemons

in this city by the "so-called" Or- means a monopoly for the superior philanthropic motives, as Mr. Reed will reap a golden harvest. {

ange Auction and Forwarding Com thoroughfare. If the public could run suggests, but to secure a monopoly --...-- ',

{ pany. trains at will over the roads we should which will yield them large and per- That Oonshiu, Unshiu, Kii Seedlessand t

The President have competition, which competinglines petual profits when such teritory is Satsuma are synonyms for the "

believes in protect- furnish only in a restricted sense, developed. This has been the case in same varieties of the orange seems indisputable !
the farmers
ing and wage earners and more than counterbalanced by the Florida, but our roads through the indifference from the information we

allowing capital and monopoly to try tendency of railroads everywhere to of the companies operatingthem have the and '
previously given public,
to stand alone for a time. His mes- the consolidation of lines or the pool- to the development of the State, the communications else- :
we publish
sage should "be read in every rural ing of receipts. Mr. Reed says rail have not become remunerative as soonas where.
home.We roads are the largest business invest- anticipated. Unwilling to maintain ---- .. I,: fOur

have on hand a large numberof ments in a State, affecting deeply its them longer at an outlay to themselves Italian letter, on another page I

pertinent and interesting contribu- life, upon which the development of they are seeking to make the roads alludes to the difficulty in obtaining

tions on various subjects now engag-- its resources depend; that they are in pay by exorbitant rates; a policy alike reliable labor in the citrus groves of

ing the attention of our farmers and fact the cause of modern civilization.Yet detrimental to the roads and the Southern Italy, owing to the large

fruit giowers. We trust our corre- he would place such interests as country, which has merited the inter emigration of the better classes of laboring -

spondents will indulge us in delayingthe these in the hands of private monop* ference of the State. people to the Argentine Re-

appearance of their articles; some oly with full power to levy trib- Mr. Reed is surely wrong in refer- public, which amounts to an exodus.

have been held back for illustration, ute or lay embargo upon commerce ing to the public as the uncompromising Great countries are growing up in 'lr '

others! in order to publish a full expression and traffic free of governmental inter- enemy of the railroad. It seems South America, which will soon, if l'

on a given subject in a single ference. Surely here is a moral injus- to us on the contrary that the interestsof they do not now,. rival the United ,

issue. All will appear in due time. tice in comparison to which the con the people and the railroad com States ill population, wealth and intel- '




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1 ligence. Yet "Americans" (?) seem oblivious 1 PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Action Speak Louder TliniiVord Fertilizers.A .

to this. We are not seekingmore This one can always note in an orange man is never better satisfied than to
CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, grove where Williams & Clark 's know he has his money's worth. This
intimate relations with these fertilizer has been used. one always gets in buying Williams &

great States, and know about as much TilE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs Clark Co's fertilizers._ *",.uS.

of the civilization and of a 24-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, I nr Send postal to Altamonte Nurseries, ---- ..
\ commerce HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATIONand Altamonte, Orange Co., Fla., for cata- Choice varieties of all kinds of Fruit
the Southern Division of the Western HOME INTERESTS In FIX>RIDA. logue. See advertisement. e g Frees. For free catalogue address,

Hemisphere as we do of the Fiji Terms of Subscription.Two -Seeds nn- CHAS. KELLER,
Texas Hill Nursery, Monticello, Fla.Ashes. .
Islands. Dollars per year, In advance, postpaidto Thirty full sized packages of fresh and t
any part of the United States or Canada; reliable vegetable seeds (your choice of
The gilded statements concerning to foreign countries, comprised In Postal varieties) Free, by mail, for $1.00. .
the recent sales of the Auction Union, Two Dollars and Fifty cents. Send for prices-low as is consistent Genuine Canada unleached hard-wood
Orange The date when the subscription expires Is with grade of seeds offered. Ashes for sale by George E. Wilson,
and Forwarding Company, now going on the Address Label of each paper, the ES; '""Special prices to market gardeners. Agent Bradley's Fertilizers, JacksonvIlle -
the rounds of the press, are grossly in change of which to a subsequent date be- .j g Address, Fla. 'S.-
comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt -
accurate, and bear internal evidenceof Is sent unless requested.The *" ...... Eustis, Fla. Any person having roots of the hop

having been doctored. the interestof paper Is stopped at expiration of the Mammoth llronze Turkeys: vine to dispose of, can find a purchaserby
subscription, unless previously renewed. addressing Koon Brothers, manufac-
those who are manipulating this When a change of address Is desired, both are the king ofturkeys, attaining greater turers of Mrs. Green's Pure Hop Yeast,
size in less time than other known
- scheme. The facts are, the prices realized the old and new addresses should; be given. breed. Gobblers when any matured will Jacksonville, Fla. .
on bona fide sales have been so Remittances weigh 35 to 45 pounds. Pecan Ducks are
I the largest breed of ducks, good layers For S.le.
far below market quotations as to enable at the risk of the sender unless mad by and very productive of feathers. Colora A fine lot of Norwegian Ducks, at $4 '

local dealers to make a "speck"in registered letter or by check, express order, rich, creamy white. Send for illus- per trio; also several pair nice Peafowls.
o" postal order,payable to trated descriptive }price list. Address, Address, W. F. FULLER,
buying and forwarding on their own CHAS. W. DACOSTA, L. D. STAPLES, Portland, :Michigan. *" San Mateo, Fla
Publisher Florida Dispatch, .
November 14 1887.
account. Jacksonville,Fla. ,
f .. Years ago, W. A. Herron, of Peoria,

Boards of Trade slop over some Snowdrift Poultry Farm for Sale. Illinois, refused to keep Shallenberger's
TO ADVJ RTISERS. A Southern one-story house of four Antidote for Malaria, .on commission,
: times. Witness the endorsement of the because his shelves crowded already
r The DISPATCH Is THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL rooms, with closets and wide verandas.
, Orange Auction and Forwarding Com- JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a Five acres cleared, fenced, and set to 300 with ague remedies. A dozen bottles
large circulation In Florida and throughoutthe fruit peach were left with him, which he agreed to
trees-orange ,
the Palatka Board United States and foreign countries- pear plum
pany by ,just as the No other advertising was
six old. away.
wherever the Interest Is turned Southward.It fig, etc., one to years Region of
thing was about to slump through, Is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUMS lakes, attractive and healthy; thickly done. In less than six months he sold
IN THE !SOUTH: -especially for Real Es- settled, only three-quarters of a mile from over nine hundred dollars' worth. Could
and the Jacksonville Board's condem- tate Hotels, Nurseries, and those, Transportation branches wherein lines, it Banks is de-, station on the Florida Southern Railway.Ten there be any stronger testimony infavorof

nation of the Railroad Commission, sirable to reach our winter visitors or our houses and yards for poultry. Good a medicine
rapidly Increasing permanent population.A. reasons for selling. Price, $2,000. .
notwithstanding its previous endorsement I'{. HAMMOND,
Manager Advertising department. Young Orange Groves and TruckHauling -
and the manifest importance to *" Keuka, Fla. the Iapes Manures Sixteen Miles

the public of the Commission's action. Seed Potatoes, Peas and Beans. -. o <<- Proves a Good Investment.C. .
Readers of the DISPATCH will notice Williams v Clark Co's S. Young!:, Orleans, Fla., September
3 One allowed itself to be "worked" by the full page advertisement of Messrs. fertilizer warehouse at Jacksonville, is I 16, 1887, sends the following report:

: :. railroad managers, and the other by Church Anderson & Co. in this' week's now being filled with their excellent I applied the Mapes Orange Tree Manure -
,-: issue. They have on hand over 2.000 goods. These goods seem to be giving to several young groves of orange
,' the Mann combination. barrels of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward's universal satisfaction throughout. the trees in the spring, and again in June.
.. .. State and rapidly gaining favor with our
--- andI
Island potatoes, grown es; ecially *. The results were highly satisfactory,
.... According to Post masterGeneralVilas' for seed. It will undoubtedly pay planters Florida growers. S.-.,- must say beyond my expectations. The
to correspond with them. Church Notice. trees made a fine growth during the sea-
last report, the postal service Anderson & Co. furnish a descriptive son, and have a rich dark green color.I .
,, Four weeks after date I will sell at
. has become self sustaining for the first catalogue on application.. auction at the wharf of Bay and Washington also raised fine Tomatoes, Watermelons -
Cucumbers and Corn
-- Squash on
time in the history of the country. In lUaU Coleman. streets, Jacksonville, Fla., high pine land that would not have paid
for and other
one hoisting engine storage
view of the change of the unit of There is a letter at this office ad- charges, for whom it may concern. I for cultivation without fertilizers. Your
:Manures contain precisely what is neededto
weight on letters from-one half to dressed to :Matt Coleman, New Lake, *" JOHN C. L'ENGLE.
stimulate (feed) our lands.
Lake County, Fla. .. ..
one ounce, and other recent reductions, -It-4 Fifty! Acres We are sixteen miles from a railroad,
and yet haul your manures that distance,
what stronger evidence could be ad=: The Merrill Stevens Co. Fine Hammock Land on the South side and consider it the best investment we

duced to show that cheap postage is a Attention is called to the new adver- of Lake Apopka in Orange county to can make. As soon as the railroad is
tisement on the first cover page of this rent for vegetables. The best protected completed to this locality, which we hope
t great (success. A reduction of the issue, of the above company. This is against cold of anything in this part of for this winter, the :Mapes Fertilizers will

present high rates of postage on trees one of the most complete establish- the State and in the midst of the vege- be largely used. :t j:
ments for boiler making and forging in table growing section. Apply, to .- -'S. 'S
and plants should be made at once. the South. They have lately moved B. M. SIMS\
into new quarters on East Bay Street, *. Ocoee, Orange County, Fla. THE

The Riverside (Cal.) Press and Horticulturist occupying two floors of a building 175 t-O-4 Florida Fruit Exchange Quota-
by 40 feet. Hidwell'B Early Peach.
says a cold storage company The Merrill Stevens Co. secured the Finding our stock of June budded trees tions.JACKSONVILLE .

: with $300,000 capital, has been Jacksonville jail contract, which larger than anticipated we offer from December 16, 1887.
amounted to something like$12,000, over follows June budded trees
as : ,
organized in Los Angeles and that out Latest market repoits by wire show
Northern and Western competition.All 24 to 36 inches, 25c. each; $2.25 per 10; follows
''" of the ninety-three car loads of or- members of the firm are practical $20 per 100. The trees are exceedinglywell prices about as :
workmen rooted. P. J. BERCKMANS. Strictly fancy.$3 25 to $3 50 per box
';' anges shipped from Riverside last : ... Choice brights. ..... ....... 2 75 to 3 00 "
1 1887 Fruitland Nurseries
. Ordinary brigbts......... 2 50 to 2 75 "
. season by cold storage, only three ar- Wanted, Situation Augusta, Ga. Choice russets. .... ... .. 2 25 to 2 50 "
Florida, Jacksonville or vicinity pre- tConsumption-.H Ordinary russets... .... 1 75 to 2 00 "
rived in poor condition. Griffin & ferred, by a maimed man, competent and Cured. Common russets ,.. '... 1 25 to 1 50 "

Skelly and the Messrs. Twogood, two experienced in Heal Estate, Abstracting, An old physician, retired from practice Considerable fruit is being reported in

of the largest shipping firms in River- Conveyancing and Loan Brokerage, having had placed in his hands by bad order. Pulled fruit is carrying par-
I can furnish best of references. AddressM. an East India missionary the formula ofa ticularly bad. The markets continue remarkably -

." side, tell adifferent story. E. Hall, Jefferson, Greene County. simple vegetable remedy for the speedy firm with prices reasonablyfair.
.. ... Iowa. and permanent cure of Consumption No gluts reported yet.
I Mr. Meade, in his letter which appears .. .... Bronchitis Catarrh, Asthma, and Respectfully,
The Marshall House, all throat and Lung Affections, also A. M. IVES, Gen'l Man'gr.Nrw .
elsewhere, presents a singularstate Attention is called to the advertise- a positive and radical cure for ,-*-<
of affairs along the line of the ment in this issue of the DISPATCH, of Nervous Debility and all Nervous York Markets
South Florida Railroad under the the Marshall House at Savannah. Thisis after having tested its
Commission's the a very popular house with Floridians wonderful curative powers in thousandsof NEW YORK, December 15, 1887.
rates, passengerand visiting Savannah. cases, has felt it his duty to mako it The receipts ol oranges have largely
freight rates have been advanced, .-. known to his suffering fellows. Actuatedby increased this week, bin the demand is

while the roads complain of curtailed 'V ANl'ED.-A competent workingman, this motive and a desire to relieve large, especially fur fancy fruit, which
'. ; receipts. married, to work in and take charge of human suffering, I will send free of sells from :fc-3.00:: : to3!: >5, nissois! in
.. -...-_..,_. and packing-house. Must be charge, to all who desire, this recipe, heavy supply and soiling W::;1.50 to $2.00
': ; Advices from Washington indicate grove willing and able to bud, plow, in German, French or English, with full Tnngieiinus, b7.JO() ) Mamlarins! $5.O.{)
t' that the I Experimental I Station Fund hoe, etc. A steady, industrious man directions for preparing and using. St-nt! lint tow vt'trrtables,! art i Ring cucumbers,
': ; :" can find a steady place. State salary by mail by addressing with :stamp naming 3,00 ti! 54.00 ; IHKUI' :S 1.St1u."dUllt'') ( ;: !; .
:,/":::1, ;:; of $15,000 per year to each State will expected, and address EMPLOYER, this paper, 'V. A. NOYES, 140 Power plant, :$1:I to *'-. .

:,, ,/) : soon be available. San Mateo, Fla. 's Block, Rochester, N. Y. (G. S. r.VLMKJC.DFCElIUER .

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II IDA DISPATCH [DECEMBER 19 1887.Eiceto .l lI
the great cause not the effect of "modern questionably right for the creator to so many who are at the mercy of these'
I fir&nsporbabion; civilization ?" violate his agreements with his crea- roads from being too far from the ;
Instead of bearing "the same rela- ture, but is there moral justice in sucha coast' to be profited by water carriage, j
F the FLo DtePATOII. tion to" "the public, to industry," etc., code of ethics? and the railroads plunder these people -.
the "Railroads." "as a highway" of former times, the To boldly assert that after a subordinate to make up for this lost business that ,
railroad and had faith- is done by water. No doubt these
bears an entirely new corporation complied
It is notable that railroads
1 many different relation, a relation such as fully with its contract by the permanent railroad managers understand as 1
i r t through shortsighted policy and incompetent never existed, and was never consid- investment of extensive well as any other thinking men, that ,
offiCIals-particularly in ered before, and which constitutes the the creator corporation could justly set lower rates would brf better for the 1
li the formative stage railroad development railroad as the prime exponent of aside that contract in its own interest, roads in the long run; but it is the +f'
-have given just cause for "modern civilization." would lead inevitably to anarchy and present earning3 that they know will
grievous complaints by shippers re- The railroad of to-day is a combination ruin.To fall to their share, while the future '
sulting in the formation of railroad of the king's highway and the assert that the creature corpora- may not concern present managers in
\ commissions to prevent unjust discrim- private conveyance of nature's high- tion, for the mere pittance of a rightto the least. Hence, there rsmains no 1
ination and to secure efficient service.I way and die white winged ships''' exist, must subscribe to an unwritten question that the people must regulatethe
do not understand that it was' of commerce. Governmental in- law yielding unreserved control of roads, not only for the protectionof J
ever intended! by any but a few wild terference with the rates of carriers its property to its creator in the sole ourselves, but the roads must be '
hair-brained legislators, and a few either by'land or water in olden ,times interest of its most uncompromising saved from the wreckers now in pos-
narrow-minded shippers to take from' would have been treated as a'matter' 'of enemies, and for the consideration of a session of them.
its legitimate owners the immense'' infringement upon the rights of a free' valuable ((1)) franchise, is to sweep out i This course has been found necessary "
railway property of a State without' people. Governmental control was of sight the vast consideration ren- in every State where competition was "'
returning a dollar in compensation. very properly limited to. the condition' dered in the enhancement of property, not possible in sufficiency to regulate 1
,Neither do I understand that it was at of highways and harbors and to the and the development of the materi.i.* rates.; In 1873 and 1874 the State
first seriously contemplated that the legal responsibilities of carriers.As resources of the State. As citizens ofa elections in California were carried on '
scope of a railroad commission should a rule, railway franchises are' State full of great possibilities, we this issue, and Newton Booth was made
'be to place, subject) to the beck and not granted as exclusive monopolies, should look carefully before we take Governor, with a Legislature pledged:
call of political parties through their so that the door is always left open for the fatal step that leads to suspicious to regulate the railroads. Did it ruin
few poorly paid commissioners those competition through parallel{ lines and capital, bad credit,depreciated values, the roads? Hardly! They are now
business interests which affect most I thus the occasion has not arisen for and bankrupt railroads; and while demanding carrying tourists and California pro-
''t deeply the life of the State and the, the extension of Governmental con- the justice unquestionablydue ductions at such low rates as to prac-
nation ; nor to divert from ordinary trol beyond the limits of former times. the shipper, we should not fail, in tically shut Florida out ,of the race,
business channels the control of the The statement that "their (the our own interest, to accord the full though we have a better, climate, are
largest business investments in a State. road's) maintenance by the State has measure of justice due to our great nearer to the great markets of the
But fashion l has a powerful influence, been" deemed impracticable, finds a civilizers-the railroads.H. country, and to the people who wish to
and it has become the fashion for sufficient answer in the contrary experience W. REED.Waycrogs visit a mild climate in winter. Let us
railroad commissions to exist in the of Prussia, Russia and many Ga., December. 13,1887. hope that the people who have risen .
face of the fact that the country has other countries. But if "impracticable" For the FLORIDA DI8PATOII.COMMISSION H H without reference to party and regu
prospered to a wonderful degree with- to control them directly, is it any VS. COMPETITION. lated the liquor business in this Stateso
out them.It more practicable to control the\'m in- effectually, will see that the same
has also, as in all other fashions, directly through the agency of a commission The People Must Protect the Rail- thing is done for the railroads, and
come about, that the overzealous are ? !' roads from Railroad Man- that so thoroughly that we will receiveour
endeavoring to assume the fashion in I You say that "in consideration of agers. own share of the business now ,r
its most extreme form. the construction," etc., the State vests The persistency with which the monopolized by California. .4'
It is nOL, however, the purpose of in corporations certain "rights, etc., re railroad managers declare that they W. E. DRISCOI-L.
t this article to argue against the inev- serving to itself the right to regulate cannot running if rates Manatee, Fla., December 9, 1837.
itable; as railroad commissions do and service and charges in the public in- pay expenses .
will exist, and I am not prepared to terest. These are the conditions under are reduced, meets with a most ludi- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
say that for some purposes and within which all ,roads in the country crous refutation the moment they are Freight Rates from South Florida.
certain limits they are not valuable have been constructed." brought into competition with rival ...If Uncle "Dud \V. Adams" andto\

institutions.In By "public interest" I infer that lines that are willing to accept reduced 'Mack" have not done the high rail- .
your editorial of December 5th you mean, not a condition of safety rates rather than run emptycars road rates justice, it's needless for me .
on the subject of railroads, your with capacity for speed, comfort and or vessels. In such cases they to attempt again to "kill 'em deader." '
premises in some instances are unfairor security, but low rates to its patrons, not' only accept lower rates readily,
your logic is'defective.The regardless of the financial iuterests of but> actually find money from some It[ the old adage of the farmer" grind-
"South Florida railroad mag-- its stockholders.I source to employ soliciting and trav- ing his seed corn is not applicable in
nate" will doubtless be surprised to have known of certain street car eling, freight and passenger agents; this; case, I would not know just whereto
hear of his "ignorft ce" in assumingthat and turnpike charters which contained fur what? To solicit business that ; wedge it in. But I must say thatif
a man has the right to controlhis clauses regulating the limit of chargesand 'will not' pay a profit? That is what either of them lived in Polk county
own investments which are clearly tolls, but in a somewhat extended they ask us apo believe. Shall we do and suffered what we here dothey would
made under a formal contract in terms experience I cannot now recall one so ? i squeal and that with a venf ence. Since
that fail to deny that right. But let single instance where any corporationwas That rates are often prohibitory is I[ last:! wrote, your issues shine with a
us for a moment review those "princi ever chartered under conditions well known to'every intelligent ship- train: of truths and facts which there j
pIes" of which he is assumed to be so requiring it'at the will of any political per. There are, as our merchants is no dodging, and as our returns here "
'"entirely ignorant." party happening to be in power to relinquish -: represent, several articles of merchandize begin to come in'' it tells with more I
You say first, that "modern civiliza- the right to collect such that can be bought in Jackson certainty our inevitable doom unless I
tion has substituted railroads for the reasonable charges as will yield a fair ville much cheaper than in New Orleans there is a speedy change. should' C
ancient kings' roads," etc. Now, I return on their investments, and I l Mobile, or any point on the je known that there is a South Florida -
either fail to understand your defini: know of no capitalist nor any aggre- Gulf coast. Though Jacksonville is and pretty far South too, and when
tion of "modern civilization," or the gation of small contributors could only a short distance from us as com railroads charge more for taking abox
statement may properly be questioned.Had be induced to undertake the Hercu pared with the above points, our merchants of oranges to Jacksonville than it
you stated that the spirit of per- lean task of developing a wild have to pay the higher first would to ship it to Europe by the way ;
sonal enterprise of the nineteenth cen- country, from pure philanthropic, motives cost at New Orleans, because the of New York, it's time for us to howl.
tury had rendered it possible for nor would it be good, policy for freight rates are so much lower than Allow us to figure once more and we
costly roads of steel and horses of iron any government to demand such con- from Jacksonville as to.. more than will quit. First shipment of fifteen
1 to compete successfully with the cessions. A charter is in the natureof counterbalance the difference of first boxes as follows ; Sold in Boston at
cheaper king's highways for the interchange a contract. It vests certain rights cost of goods. Thus we' see these rail- $2.37 J, $35.65, freight from Jacksonville -
.. of products and for the and demands certain considerations; roads from Jacksonville south, by to B )ston 83Je.? per box, cartage
rapid subjugation of a wilderness to $it is set forth in terms which are generally their high rates, drive a ,large _busi- .I5c., wharfage 30c., freight from Fort
the condition of"modern civilization," unmistakable. The only differ ness into other channels, injuring Meade to Jacksonville 55c., $8.25, ex. t'
your statement would hardly require ence between it and ordinary con- themselves. and defrauding the Jacksonville penses gathering, crating and hauling *'p'*; ...
interrogation. What is "modern civ- tracts is that the former is between a jobbers of what is naturally to Fort :Meade depot, $8.55, commis-
ilization" but the railroad, its allies, sovereign corporation and a creature' their, right, considering their nearer sions on sales $2 85. Total cash
the telegraph, and the state of social corporation-and the latter is between proximity, to this section., There is $24 90. Total sales $35.65. Total
advancement produced by them ? creatures equally subordinate. If dust\ one ':explanation for their not received $10,75, for a fact.
\ Is it not true that the railroad i is "might makes right," then it is un- meeting this competition. There are SU aCRID R.4 I

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1887.1 I V THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. ---- 1,053
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o For jftuj i7 OF FLORIDA THE DISPATCH. in regard to the time it takes to get themselves, still they are unable or commission merchants, and from
our perishable products into market. unwilling to incur much expense to one's own experience, good; taste and
1/ THE FIRE. Last season I shipped oranges to different do so. N. C common sense. Many other things
markets in both the North and Goldsboro., N. C.,Dec..7,1887. might be mentioned about carrying
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the Railroad Commission South and had much complaint about For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. fruits, and volumes could be writtenon
II Has Done for Us. their arriving in bad condition. I The Ripe Fruit Carrier. marketing them, but, after all,
IJ Hitherto, our railroad relations took all the pains in clipping, packingand We venture a hint or two on carry. success depends upon square, honest
II have been, upon the whole, rather handling t that I thought necessaryto ing and marketing ripe fruits, an improvement packing and handling by the grower,
t IJ friendly. It is true that we paid carry them anywhere in the United in which there is an acknowledged reasonable transportation, and square,
, about all the cost of construction out States. In three lots shipped to Memphis necessity, and will state a honest remitting by the seller. It
'of our pockets, and the service has at the same time, reports came few facts about the carrier, and leave may be possible to furnish a package .
been scant and rather irregular; still, back, arrived in bad condition, had to your readers to decide whether it be to suit everyone, but it is certain that
J the rates ot freight allowed us to live, repack and sell for what they would for the public good. "The Ripe Fruit Carrier" will not do
(being only 50 per cent more than bring. The oranges were on the road Were it half as easy to have fruits to cheat with. properly used it will
steamer charges via ,Lake Jesup), three weeks. The railroad made me properly carried and marketed, as it is pay well; if improperly used it will
and on the other hand, the profits of pay ninety two cents freight and kept to grow them in Florida, fruit growing not pay at all. To use it properlyyou
I this branch made up for the alleged my fruit out until it rotted. Now, I there would be a delightful bonanza simply have to do as you wouldbe
deficiency on the main line of the am not the only man who has been indeed. Probably not one per cent. done by-fill the cells with good,
. South Florida railroad, so all parties I served in this way, they are numberedby of the growers are pomologists; yet, ripe fruit so tightly that the box will
were moderately happy. But the hundreds in Florida. what awonderful success they make be fu II."The.
[ Commission has taken pity !upon our Then we raise anything here, even growing fruits. Pomona has done Ripe Fruit Carrier," true to
;i defenceless railroad and now compels we could stand the high freights couldwe her part so well, scientific fruit grow- name, is all that is claimed for it. It
V us to pay "reasonable" rates. Would get it to market every time in good ing seems unnecessary and no thoughtis is a simple application of ventilation
that we might,have our unreasonablerates condition. Railroads should be com- taken how production can be lim- and separation to ripe fruits so that
back again, for the Commissionhas pelled to sign a contract to deliver all ited to the demands of the market. they can't mash, rub, or heat. It is
, increased our former passenger perishable goods at point of destina- Hence, the greater necessity for brainsin made of strawboard or other light
rates' by 13 per cent. on through and tion within a given time or pay full carrying and marketing Florida material, into cells, flats and sections,
300 per cent on local tickets; it has value for same should it arrive after fruits.A called fillers, which are adjustable to
made our freights on oranges 220 percent I that time in a decayed state. The Floi- commodity so perishable requiresmore any size box. These fillers first sold
of what we used to pay, and 'in ida farmer has all risks to run, all expenses individual and organized effortto for $27.50 per 1,000, but improved
local freights the advance is in some to bear, and all losses to foot shield it from slaughter than stock machinery, a division of labor, etc., .
I instances over 1,000 per cent. .My up, even if they are caused by the that can be held over indefinitely; enable us to sell them now for $12.50
neighbor saved'$7 net cash last week carelessness of others who care nothing yet, after a whole year of intelligent per 1,000 and make the same profit.A .
by having his freight hauled by mule- for his interests. Our railroad thought and anxious care expendedin mistake was made last season in
power, instead of paying the new commission has done us but little good; pruning, fertilizing and cultivatingthe using narrow slated orange crates of
rates. The'old 'rate would have been freights are the same from here as at orchard, when the harvest comesit several different sizes, but the fillersare
$1 for the whole service. last season, seventy-two cents to Montgomery is too carelessly turned over to now adjusted to the Florida standard .
President Ingraham says the new Ala., and sixty-two to New strangers, who are only interested in box and the same oranges, in
,rates will force the South Florida rail- York and Philadelphia. There has their commissions. Growers will find weight and number, are packed as
road into the hands of a receiver withina been enough said about this matter, that more taste and tact and talent without them. Wrapping is unnecessary -
year,'and he might have added that and unless we get to doing something, will be needful, even in disposing of as each orange is separately
,- ,the rest,of uSare, likely to accompany we had as well shut our mouths and their crops upon a home market, the cased in strawboard and paper. Besides -
the railroad thither. give all we make to them and go system of the early future. "Goods ; carrying the most delicate ripe
THEODORE L. MEAD. through the world as slaves.If well bought are half sold," and fruits fruit safely to market, such as a
Lake f't4.m, Fla., December, l we had a few more such men as properly placed on the market are creased orange or a ripe persimmon,
p F. _V i Dudley] W. Adams, we might get ready half marketed. Everthing hinges on it is claimed for the carrier that it is
or the oniDA DISPATCH for action. FLORIDA FARMER.\ the words: Properly placed; but first better than other packages, even for
X W Must Have Quick Time and Fort Meade, Fla., December 5, 1887. L of all the fruit should be ripe and fruits that can_ _be shipped _otherwise,
Lower Rates.It o m i m good. Consumers are learning to call because in it they can be held over
is 5 o'clock. I have got up in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. VJr for ripe fruit, and until freights are many days longer, when it may be
order to get this letter off by the morn- High Rates Bars Out Settlers.I lower, or the transporting companies necessary to reship them. It is" also
ing's mail. I feel that I cannot rest meet many people who say they become paupers, there is no sense in valuable in case of an approaching
until I have added my feeble voice to would like to go to look around in shipping poor fruits long distances. freeze, as oranges could be hurried in-
sanction the sentiments expressed in Florida, to see how they liked (men of Your LeConte pear and Japan persimmon to it and held for weeks; also, at the
reference to the railroads and the rail- moderate means), but find that to go have been badly butcheredby close of the season, the trees can be
road commission >which we must be from here to South Florida and return being shipped too green, and the relieved of the fruit much earlier.
taxed to pay. They had better do would} cost them $50 to $60. They reputation of the Florida orange has JENKINS, :McGuiRE & Co.ROB'TH.JONES.
their duty to the people( Do our say they went to the Atlanta Exposition been questioned from the same cause;
roads expect to get ten thousand acres for $10.50, and wish to know if even the Tangierine orange is not half
of land to" the mile and then expect' the rate to the Jacksonville Exposition appreciated as it should be, while the ,
to tax 'the people for their full'ex- ( will be as low, etc. Peen-to peach is cruelly slandered in
penses,'while holding their lands for A great many young men would some markets as "worthless." It has '
high prices? But the facts are as like to go to Florida to go into truck- been said that with all the millions of THE LEAPING GROGHR
stated, with this policy we both go ing, etc., but it costs them a good dealto crates of tomatoes that have been ,
i down, while may be, with lower rates' make the trip and then they have shipped from Florid there has not 69 West Bay Street
and quicker: time for our perishable > learned that the rates on produce to I gone back one dollar of profit, all for ,
produce, we may all prosper. We the North are too high to leave a good the lack of shipping riper, and only JACKSONVILLE FLA.
have just hoard from a shipment of profit for the producer. Cooks and good fruit, while they can be shipped ,
eggplant reported "arrived in, had housekeepers would be tempted by riper to the same points heretofore WILL SELL AT
order." Yes, but the transportation the demand in Florida for their services receiving them and reshipped to the
company get their money, as well as:: and prospect of better wages, to fields that produced them, in good Wholesale PricesTO
the commission merchant, "but some- go and try it at least for a while, but order. We know no better openingfor
body must suffer"-the poor devil ofa many haven't tHe! $25 or $30 to spare market gardening than growingand -
cracker is to do that.WM. in trying the experiment, or are dIsin- properly shipping only good and FAMILIES, CONTRACTORS, MILL
P. NEELD.P. clined to do so, when they would pay ripe tomatoes from Florida. In prop CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, 110
S. Urge the growers to patronize $10 to $15. erly placing fruits on the market the TELS,HOARDING HOUSES,Etc.,
the Fruit Exchange as our salva- A really] low rate for twelve months size and style of the package is to be
tion. N. jcourVirginia, and the Carolinas would considered, the market itself shouldbe
-.... add quite a number to the populationof known, and every caution shouldbe EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.
For FLORIDA DISPATCH. Florida, and make hired help more taken to encourage the consump-
Shippers' Discouragements. abundant and cheaper, and it will tion of fruits and to be prepared for No Drayage Charged.
A great deal is being said about low take a lower rate to do it. The reports dis'ributing them elsewhere. Infor-
freights and passage fare in this State, from those already settled thereare mation on these points must come lr.JIer-rn: s asb..
and while this is being talked up, we conflicting, and while a number from faithful reporters among news-
should not forget to mention something would like to go and investigate for papers, your Fruit Exchange, and Send for Price List.



DE IBER 19, 1887. | V 1 ---iTHE FLORIDA. DISPATCH.: 1,053
L \
FOr /FLORIDA DISPATCH. in regard to the time it takes to get themselves, still they are unable or commission merchants, and from
o OF THE FRYING-PAN INTO our perishable products into market. unwilling to incur much expense to one's own experience, good taste and
I THE RE.jWhat Last season I shipped oranges to different do so. N. C common sense. Many other things
markets, in both the North and Goldsboro, N. C.,Dec..7 4,11387. might be mentioned about carrying
the Railroad Commission South and had much complaint about For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. fruits, and volumes could be written
Has Done for Us. their arriving in bad condition. I The Ripe Fruit Carrier. on marketing them, but, after all,
our railroad relations took all the pains in clipping, packing We venture a hint or two on carry- success depends "upon square, honest
been, upon the whole, rather and handling t that I thought necessaryto ing and marketing ripe fruits, an improvement packing and handling by the grower,
friendly. It. is true that we paid carry them anywhere in the United in which there is an ac reasonable transportation, and square,
about all the cost of construction out States. In three lots shipped to Memphis knowledged necessity, and will state a honest remitting by the seller. It
of our pockets, and the service has at the same time, reports came few facts about the carrier, and leave may he possible to furnish a packageto
been scant and rather irregular; still, back, arrived in bad condition, had to your readers to decide whether it be suit everyone, but it is certain that
the rates ot freight allowed us to live, repack and sell for what they would for the public good. "The Ripe Fruit Carrier" will not do
(being only 50 per cent more than bring. The oranges were on the road Were it half as easy to have fruits to cheat with. If properly used it will
steamer charges via Lake Jesup), three weeks. The railroad made me properly carried and marketed, as it is pay well; if improperly used it will
and on the other hand, the profits of pay ninety two cents freight and kept to grow them in Florida, fruit growing not pay at all. To use it properlyyou
this branch made up for the alleged my fruit out until it rotted. Now, I there would be a delightful bonanza simply have to do as you wouldbe
deficiency on the main line of the am not the only man who has been indeed. Probably not one per cent. done by-fill the cells with good,
South Florida railroad, so all partieswere served in this way, they are numberedby of the growers are pomologists; yet, ripe fruit so tightly that the box will
moderately happy. But the hundreds in Florida. what a.wonderful success they makeof be full.
Commission has taken pity upon our Then we raise anything here, even growing fruits. Pomona has done "The Ripe Fruit Carrier," true to
defenceless railroad and now compels we could stand the high freights couldwe her part so well, scientific fruit grow- name, is all that is claimed for it. It
us to pay "reasonable" rates. Would get it to market every time in good ing seems unnecessary and no thoughtis is a simple application of ventilationand
that we might have our unreasonablerates condition. Railroads should be compelled taken how production can be lim- separation to ripe fruits so that
back again, for the Commissionhas to sign a contract to deliver all ited to the demands of the market. they can't mash, rub, or heat. It is
increased our former passenger perishable goods at point of destina- Hence, the greater necessity for brainsin made of strawboard or other light
rates by 13 per cent. on through and tion within a given time or pay full carrying and marketing Florida material, into cells, flats and sections,
300 per cent. on local tickets; it has value for same should it arrive after fruits.A called fillers, which are adjustable to
made our freights on oranges 220 percent that time in a decayed state. The Floi- commodity so perishable requiresmore any size box. These fillers first sold
of what we used to pay, and in ida farmer has all risks to run, all ex- individual and organized effort for $27.50 per 1,000, but improved
local freights the advance is in some penses to bear, and all losses to foot to shield it from slaughter than stock machinery, a division of labor, etc.,
instances over 1,000 per cent. ,:My\ up, even if they are caused by the that can be held over indefinitely; enable us to sell them now for $12.50per
neighbor saved $7 net cash last week carelessness of others who care nothing yet, after a whole year of intelligent 1,000 and make the same profit.A .
by having his freight' hauled by mule- for his interests. Our railroad thought and anxious care expendedin mistake was made last season in
power, instead of paying the new commission has done us but little good; pruning, fertilizing and cultivatingthe using narrow slated orange crates of
rates. The old rate would have been freights are the same from here as at orchard, when the harvest comesit several different sizes, but the fillersare
$1 for the whole service. last season, seventy-two cents to Montgomery is too carelessly turned over to I. now adjusted to the Florida stan-
President Ingraham says the new Ala., and sixty-two to New strangers, who are only interested in. dard box and the same oranges, in
rates will force the South Florida railroad York and Philadelphia. There has their commissions. Growers will find weight and number, are packed as
4 into the hands of a receiver withina been enough said about this matter, that more taste and tact and talent without them. Wrapping is unnecessary -
year, and he might have added that and unless we get to doing something, will be needful, even in disposing of as each orange is separately encased
the rest of us are likely to accompanythe we had as well shut our mouths and their crops upon a home market, the in strawboard and paper. Be-
railroad thither. give all we make to them and go system of the early future. "Goods sidcs carrying the most delicate ripe
THEODORE L. MEAD. through the world as slaves.If well bought are half sold," and fruits fruit safely to market, such as a
Lake rjrtfrm, Fla., December, 1 we had a few more such men as properly placed on the market are creased orange or a ripe persimmon,
CI 4 Dudley W. Adams, we might get readyfor half'marketed. Everthing hinges on it is claimed for the carrier that it is
or the ORIDA DISPATCII. action. FLORIDA FARMER. the words: Properly placed; but first better than other packages, even for
ust Have Quick Time and 'Fort Meade, Fla., December 5, 1887. of all the fruit should be ripe and fruits that can be shipped otherwise,
Lower Rates.It .ems good. Consumers are learning to call because in it they can be held over
is 5 o'clock. I have got up in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. for rive fruit, and until freights are many days longer, when it may be
order to get this letter off by the morn High Rates Bars Out Settlers.I lower, or the transporting companies necessary to reship them. It is also
ing's mail. I feel that I cannot rest meet many people who say they become paupers, there is no sense in valuable in case of an approachingfreeze
until I have added my feeble voice to would like to go to look around in shipping poor fruits long distances. as oranges could be hurried in-
sanction the sentiments expressed in Florida, to see how they liked (men of Your LeConte pear and Japan per to it and held for weeks; also, at the
reference to the railroads and the rail- moderate means), but find that to go simmon have been badly butcheredby close of the season, the trees can be
road commission which we must be from here to South Florida and return being shipped too green, and the relieved of the fruit much earlier.
taxed to pay. They had better do would cost them $50 to $60. They reputation of' the Florida orange has JENKINS, McGuiRE & CO.ROB'T .
their duty to the people Do our say they went to the Atlanta] Exposition been questioned from the same cause;
roads expect to get ten thousand acres for $10.50, and wish to know if even the Tangierine orange is not half JONES]
of land to the mile and then expectto the rate to the Jacksonville Exposition appreciated as it should be, while the ,
tax the people for their full'expenses will be as low, etc. Peen-to peach is cruelly slandered in
while holding their lands for A great many young men would some markets as "worthless." It has
high prices? But the facts are as like to go to Florida to go into truck been said that with all the millions of Till LEADING UROCRR.
stated, with this policy we both go ing, etc., but it costs them a good dealto crates of tomatoes that have been
down, while may be, with lower rates make the trip and then they have shipped from Florida there has not 69 West Bay Street,
and quicker: time for our perishable learned that the rates on produce to gone back one dollar of profit, all for
produce;, we may all prosper. We the North are too high to leave a good the lack of shipping riper, and only JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
have just hoard from a shipment of profit for the producer. Cooks and good fruit, while they can be shipped
eggplant reported "arrived in bad housekeepers\ would be tempted by riper to the same points heretofore WILL SELL AT
order." Yes, but the transportation the demand in Florida for their ser- receiving them and reshipped to the
company get their money, as well as vices and prospect of better wages, to fields that produced them, in good Wholesale PricesTO
the commission merchant, "but some go and try it at least for a while, but order. We know no better openingfor
haven't Ole $25 $30 to market gardening than growingand -
body must suffer"-the poor devil ofa many or sparein
cracker is to do trying the experiment, or are disinclined properly shipping only good and FAMILIES, CONTRACTORS, MILL
that.WM.\ P. NEELD.P. to do so, when they would pay ripe tomatoes from Florida. In prop. CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, HOTELS
S. Urge the growers to patronize $10 to $15. erly placing fruits on the market the ,BOARDING HOUSES,Etc..
the Fruit Exchange as our salva A really low rate for twelve months size and style of the package is to be
tion. N. Virginia: and the Carolinas would considered, the market itself shouldbe
i -_e_ add quite a number to the populationof known, and every caution should EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.No .
For FLORIDA DISPATCH. Florida, and make hired help more be taken to encourage the consump-
Shippers' Discouragements abundant and cheaper, and it will tion of fruits and to be prepared for Drayage Charged.
A, great deal is being said about low take a lower rate to do it. The re- dis'ributing them elsewhere. Infor
freights and passage fare in this State, ports from those already settled thereare mation on these points must come wrerrrt: S C1ash..
and while this is being talked up, we conflicting, and while a number from faithful reporters among news-
should not forget to mention something would like to go and investigate for papers, your Fruit Exchange, and Send for Price List.rout" .


1,051 I t ---- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.--"-""" [DECEMBER 19, 1887.

cane," and I could feel it whistle through the worM too fast, and wishedto from our far off Northern friend
Flol1idiaIl t. through this little bundle of clothes find a country where there was We place a much higher value upon I
worse than I would in Florida in my more summer. At this very time these many acts of kindness than the
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. shirt sleeves the coldest morning some friend was sending me the FLOR- matter itself represents. Now, my
WHY I LIKE FLORIDA. have seen here in five years. Well, I IDA. DISPATCH. How greedily I read friends, do you begin to see why I
got to the cattle and found them thirsty, its pages. I was open for conviction, like Florida ? Plenty to eat, enoughto I
An Ohioan Gives His Experience. and every spring and creek frozen to and concluded to pick up our effects wear, plenty of fuel, plenty of cheap
Finding so much of real worth in the bottom, I reckon; for we could find and hie off to Florida. and good lumber, plenty of schools, .
your valuable paper every week, it no water. We had a sixteen-foot troughat Now I want to talk to my Northern plenty of churches, plenty of fruit, f
would seem useless for a "small ship" a well, and must draw water. Now, friends. I cannot raise as much corn plenty of land, plenty of towns, plenty
like your humble writer to try to add there were over twos( hundred of these to the acre here, but we need but lit- offish, lots of good neighbors, the best j,
.to the interest, but many people in fellows, and it appeared as if they were tle, and ten or fifteen bushels here climate in the world, plenty of work, .
frozen climes wish to know just whywe hollow to their feet, but we got them usually brings as much as fifty bushels and plenty of room to make money,
like Florida. Your writer is a na- filled up with water by two o'clock, there. We do not raise wheat, and plenty of room to be happy.I. !
tive of the "Buckeye State," no mean and then I went around eight miles to but we eat the flour you lose J. BROKAW.
domain as compared with any spot on get home. Now, me-thinks, some man money in making. We can raise Anthony, Marlon county, Fla.,Nov. 8, 1887
the green earth. I love "old Ohio," who has plenty of money will say "he plenty of oats, rye, sugar cane, rice, > .
but seventeen years ago I found her would hire such work done." But peanuts, sweet potatoes, field peas, Errata.I
too slow for "Young America" with listen, the man who succeeds looks after chufas, goubers, millo maise, kaffer hope Miss O'Neil will not punishme I
his bran new "better half," so we his stock himself in such extreme corn, broom corn, sorghum, millet, I any more for the printer's sins.
hitched up a team to a "prairie weather, no odds if he has plenty of pumpkins, squashes, water melons, Allow me to say to her and all others
schooner" and started for the West, money, which the writer was never etc., etc, in the summer; and cabbage, concerned, that I said that in dry soils "
hoping "to grow up with the country." over burdened with. Well, when the onions, radishes, turnips rutabagas, the (McCartney) hedges should be
"We halted in southwestern Iowa, a evening shades gathered around our Irish potatoes, beets, lettuce, etc., in planted a few inches below the level.
land of corn, cattle and swine, with domicile, we knew of at least one the winter, if it can be called winter. The wicked printer put it feet, Miss
many other commodities. Now, excepting "Granger" who was glad another day's But we are here to raise fruit, our O'Neil, not me. As to that neighbor's -
high winds and a certain fear work was done. This is not an iso- fruits are the many varieties of oranges hedge twelve feet high and ten
of cyclones and tornadoes six monthsof lated case, though not of daily occur- and the citrus family, pears, peaches, or twelve feet wide, there is plenty of
the year, was well enough, but cat- rence; still I would like to see the plums, grapes in all their varieties, room for it, and the easy-going own-
tle must be pastured five months in Western stock raiser who is not over- guavas, pomegranates, figs, prunes, ers like to see it take care of itself;
the year and fed seven. Hogs are joyed to get his stock out on green apricots, Japan persimmons i etc., "run and be glorified M. C.
kept in dry pens twelve months in the feed the fore part of May. Then comes pecan nuts, paper-shell walnuts, paper- Mandarin, November. .28,1887.
year, as a rule, though some, enterprising the hurry, from March, to get wheat shell almonds, chestnuts and filberts. Consumption*- Surely- Cured.
farmers would have pasturefor sowed; then oats; then get ready and Strawberries and cream fresh for from To the EditorPlease :-
their hogs five months in the year. plant corn; by the time the last is four to six months every year, and inform your readers that I havea
We pitched hay twelve months in the planted the. first planted i is ready to then canned the rest or the time, caps positive remedy for the above named
year. Some Hawkeye farmer tell plow. Now hurry and keep yen the climax. Now, if there is anythingelse disease. By its timely use thousands of
how this is. In the winter we had with the weeds, for they do grow, even I think we have it or can have it hopeless cases have been permanentlycured.
I shall be glad to send two bot-
some good times, and plenty of cold in this Northern country. Laterwe in this Land of Flowers. What about tles of my remedy FREE 30 any of yonr
times; between getting fuel, feeding the must' hurry up and plow from ''six fuelVell, I could wish for more readers who have consumption if they
stock, going to mill, and keeping the to ten acres of corn to the team, per cold weather just to see these pine will send me their Express and Poatoffice
"fire warm," we did not rust much. day, to get ready for harvest. No.w knots burn on the fire place, for you address. Respectfully,
Here is one day's experience: On a comes "tamehay," if you have any. must know that from one to a half 181 Pearl street, New, York, '.
certain morning in January in 1879, Then wheat harvest; then oats ; then dozen fireplaces are a part of the sur-
the writer got up very early and found threshing, and with August and Sep- rounding of an own or adopted Flor-
the thermometer registering thirty tember comes fall haying. We must da cracker. Right now while you PIANOS, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
degrees below zero. Do you knov hurry up and mend up our barns and are dreading the long cold winter, I )-'"
how cold that 13? Well, if you have sheds, dig the potatoes and dig a holein can go to my garden and gather a Genuine Bargains.
not felt it, it would be hard to tell you. the ground four to six feet deep to mess of half grown turnips, or those
But my cattle were five miles away put them in. Fill the hole to withina just large enough for greens, or find,
from home it drive foot inches of the them We Being Sole Agents in the South for
as way cheaper to or eighteen top just coming up. were sowing
them to the feed than to haul it to with potatoes, put straw in to fill it Bermuda onion seeds to-day to raise CHIOKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA- '
them. On this particular morning I level, put boards over that, then pile onions for your markets next spring. THUSHEK, BENT & ARION ;;
must go to look after the cattle, as it up dirt in a hill until you are tired, People here are setting out cabbage
is a well known fact in the entire then when it gets cold haul three or plants. I want to plant potatoes to- PIANOS, ,
North that the colder and more dis- four loads of stable litter and put on morrow. We have sweet potatoes
agreeable the weather, the more stock top of that.Ve have done all this every day if we wish, and can keep ORGANS
owners have to be out. I dressed for and in the spring found one-half the them until we raise more next summer.! ,
the occasion. Let me see, how was potatoes frozen. Now_bank up! the I have enjoyed the past summer very MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE, "
that? Woolen underwear, heavy lined house, set some posts before it freezes, much and I am prepared to enjoy the PACKARD
woolen pants, "canvas duck" over- or it can't be done for six months. winter more. Now, note the contrastin
alls, vest, roustabout, heavy lined coat, Hurry up and do'a hundred and one climate. These are some of the Everyone, and prices given benefit guaranteed of our lowest.one price' Easy system
thick Chinchilla overcoat, two pairs of things before it freezes up, and then reasons why I like Florida. Then, in terms of payment,and payment of freight as-
woolen socks, cowhide boots, woolen the average Granger will get' caught the five years I have been here, my steamboat sumed by us landing.to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
lined Arctics, a winter cap, just made with something undone when it does family have had uniformily better a
for the occasion, wife's shawl wrapped freeze up. Hurry up and husk the health than at the North. A bad coldis -
around this, gum leggins, gum coat, corn so as to get the cattle in the of seldom occurrence. The peopleat
and gum cafe over the whole bundle. stock field. Why, Mr. Editor, love our town are Northern, Southern, VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
Then I got on Johnnythe spotted pony.It summer, and it got so that I could Eastern and '"estern. We have an
was well he was not very large, hardly realize that summer had fairly excellent Graded School 120 pupils .
or I could not have mounted. We come until fixing up for winter was with three teachers. and all kinds of small instruments offered at
started; and the first move was to get I upon us.Mud And for neighbors-well, ,my pen logue.lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated cata-
into a snowdrift six or eight feet deep; has not been mentioned. would just fail to tell'what l a whole- -
now, this would be fun for boys, but Iowa is not as muddy as States souled people live in this part of Artist materials.
for Johnny and rider the fun was soon east and south of it, but I would Florida. I have a chance to know, Picture Frame,
out of it; but we woltered round, first not be afraid to offer $100 to for my house and contents was burned Fine Pictures, I
one down and then the other, until we the man who has been in Iowa three March 25th of this year, and it appeared Fancy Goods,
got back, for the drift was ten feet years and has not had the wheels of as if we might have lived with Albums, Stationery. .I
deep further on. Then we took across his wagon clogged with mud until he our neighbors all summer. I know
the fields, and pulled down wire fences could not tell by looking that there they would have built us a house had Music We ,can Art save or Fancy_you money Goods.in Write anything us for in
and got fairly out on the "prairie." was a spoke in it. Such mud is often we given them the least encouragement. prices.
Now, I tell you, I never thought of seen, is plentiful, adhesive, black, and But they showed us a hundred -
being much of a coward when any- too "unanimous" to suit me. kindnesses,for which we certainly hold
thing was to be done; but the wind After twelve years' trial your writer Anthony people in high esteem; also LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H
was blowing almost a young "hurri concluded he and his were hurrying many tokens of kindness reached us SAVANNAH GA.




19, 1887.1 =THE; FLORIDA DTSPAa h .- 1..itb6('

sulphur to one,sixth part of cayenne Causes.It is caused by a too rapid [Continued from Page 1013.J

Poultry: pepper, mixed with soft feed. Give growth and(} increase in weight, the diameter. The great West Indiau

birds an unlimited run so they may muscles of the legs not being strong Arthrostvlidium is sometimes nearlyas
BY W.V.. FKNDBIOH. high and quite as columnar in its
pick up the necessary materials to restore enough to bear their burden.
-. form, while the Dendrocalamus at
Diseases of Poultry. the action of the gizzard. Treatment.-From four to ten grainsof Pulo-Geum is equally colossal.] The

Fowls are liable to a great many GAPES. citrate of iron daily, will be found Platonia bamboo of the highest wooded

diseases, the most common of whichare Symptoms.-This complaint is common beneficial. Feed flesh and not fat- mountains of Panama sends forth
to chicks old fowls seldom food leaves fifteen feet in length and one
such wheat bar-
scaly legs, diarrhoea, indigestion, young producing as foot in width. Arundinaria macro-
asthma being attacked. Birds open their ley, etc but no corn
gapes, megrims or vertigo, eperma, as fur/ north as Philadelphia,

leg weakness, apoplexy, gout, roup, mouth very often and gasp as if for -(To-bo--.Continued.., ) still rises to a height of nearly forty

.. cholera, sore head and lice. breath. A Few Pointers.If feet in favorable spots, and one of the
Causes Small red worms in the Japan bamboos gains the heigth of
The fertile don't
uncommon complaints are, egg you want eggs, keep
sixty feet even in these extra tropical
bound, crop bound, soft eggs, pip, windpipe, from a half to threequarters over ten hens in a pn. The larger latitudes."

dropsy, torpid gizzard, paralysis, rheu- of an inch long. breeds, such as cochins and Lan gsham, He says twenty genera, with one

matism, egg eating and feather eat Treatment. Worms can be remove six to eight with the cock is sufficient. hundred and seventy species are

.1 by making a loop of horse On an unlimited range fifteen to known, and that there are others yet

ing.The hair, introducing it into the windpipe undiscovered.
accidental diseases bruises is
are, twenty not too many.
"The introduction of these exquisite
fractures, corns, ulcers, bumble foot, giving it one or two quick twists and Fresh water should be given at least plants is one of the easiest imaginable,

white comb, obstruction of the rump withdrawing it. The worms will be twice a day, keep;: it out of the sun's either from seeds or living roots. Most

LI gland and drowning.We found clinging to the hair. A feather rays, and have your drinking vessels plants of this kind once established

shall treat of each disease: in stripped of the web within a short scrupulously clean. under glass can be trusted out in mild
i distance of the end moistened with tempera to climes to permanent locations
regular order as they appear above, Corn is heating and fattening, par- with perfect and lasting safetyat

the first of which being kerosene or tupentine, inserted in the ticularly for this climate, and shouldbe the commencement of the warm

SOALYLEGS.Symptoms.Rough windpipe and withdrawn as before, fed sparingly. If wanted for mar- season. Indeed bamboos are hardier

scales on the will be found much more satisfactory, ket aud not for ]laying, give plenty than most intra-lropical plants, and
as such worms that are not caughtwill the majority of them are not the denizens -
legs in large bunches, somewhat resembling and birds will increase rapidly in '
be killed and be sneezed by of the hottest tropical lowlands,
warts. weight. but delight in the cooler air of mountain
Causes.-This disease is producedby the chick. Take a close box, place Feed your chicks early. and late at regions"

the chickens in and cover the top witha ... ..
filth; causing minute parasites to stated intervals. Don't throw thema --- -

form on the edge of the scales on the coarse cloth. Put pulverized limeon little grain at 6 o'clock one morning, Several alliances have been formedin

I which the cloth and gently tap it with a 10 o'clock the Alachua county. The officers of
and next and
legs, multiply very rapidly, perhaps not
the Gainesville Alliance W. K.
is stick; this will cause the lime to sift all the third and are :
contagious. at on then growl-- Cessna, president; R. B. Peeler, vice-
j Treatment.-Mix a tablespoonfulof through. The fowls will sneeze, caus- because you find poultry for profit alla president. ;, G. B. Cellon, secretary; R.

coal oil with half an ounce of :ard, ing the worms to be thrown up in a sham. Chickens expect their regu. C. Roberts, treasurer, and Francis

and rub well on the legs twice a week. slimy mass. Place a hot rick in a lar meals at regular hounthe same Cellon, chaplain.

Coal oil will change color of legs to box and drop upon it a few drops of as you (do yourself. You can't expecta ,
Catarrh Cur-tl.
jj| white. A tablespoonful of sulphur carbolic acid, or a tablespoonful of fowl to eat two ounces of food and A clergyman. after years of suffering

with the lard, instead of kerosene will flour of sulphur, place the chickens produce twenty ounces of eggs. from that loathsome disease, Catarrh,
within and cover for a few seconds. and vainly trying every known remedy,
remove scales without discoloration.Use Birds with a limited I un should be at last found a prescription which com-

neither remedy in damp weather. This should be done very carefully, or made to scratch for their feed, by pletely cured and saved him from death.
the chicks will be killed as well as the Any sufferer from this dreadful disease
DIARRHOEA.Symptoms. throwing grain on heaps of hay or sending a self addressed stamped envelope -
.-A description of diar worms. Burn the worms and also all pine straw. Lazy birds make lazy to Prof. J. A. Lawrence 212, East
fowls having died of this disease to 9th St., New York, will receive the
rhoea is unnecessary. It must not be layers. They also contract vicious recipe free of charge. *.

'J confounded with cholera symptoms, as destroy all eggs.ASTHMA. habits, such as egg and feather eating, > <
it requires different treatment and is Difficult which is very difficult to cure. The Meteorological.
Symptoms. breathing,
I I not dangerous to any extent if attended : causing a rattling sound with each in- hatchet is about the best remedy. If -s-... I "0>. .

to in time. the chick is valuable, isolate her r- OJaQ'J'B9M .w d 4: -d ==' ra <.
spiration. OO JO cdd ; c3eluls
Causes-Green food to an excess; Cause.-A thickening of the bron- from the flock, give her plenty of workto COen QjUIAV; I I-Q- r..wQ:. 03ce

. also too much soft feed and not enough chial tubes from inflammation. do, and she will generally forgetall Z. a,,
,. S t
about it. hI 1 M--'
of F lllplnta wme;; 015 OO OJ CO
grain. .
Treatment.-This complaint may be 4 (1)s; <0 Z uuaJ .

Treatment.-Check bowels as quickly treated similar to roup, 'which will be A good feed for towis on a cool .Q ;I>((1J -i- ao;
I oaN.nr-roo:
as possible or the bird will be lost. ) 'lIOOlaA[ )
mentioned further on. It is one of'the morning is ground feed (corn and oats) Q 'tI: --. 7J
Give five grains of powdered chalk (1)0.1:1 -
forms of that disease. and wheat bran 'uonoaJlo :
dampened with luke- Q : < : c W 2O
t five grains of powdered rhubarb and MEGRIMS, OR VERTIGO. ooZZZZ ....
water with little and oo
warm a
pepper ___
c _
I! two grains of cayenne pepper made into Symptoms.-Fowls fluttering aboutor ------ 3.
salt; being careful not to make it too "3CD .
butter pills. If this does not succeed running around in a circle. W 0: 'sQlpaJpunq g FQo$"%: -
wet, but just so it can be handled PU'B 89qouj tilW ;
: in stopping the diarrhoea, give two- Causes.-Generally the result of too ..!Id > U'BJUJUJ Siiua 9 gorO
easily. Don't throw it in the dirt,
thirds of a grain of opium and same high feeding and too little exercise. CDs r4I----- --- ClIO 3
but place it on a nice clean board, and oc '
quantity of ipecacuauha every four to Treatment. A cure is doubtful. [J'Bl U'B9J\I .!....'='1 &:O"S 00 l
will kindness c.
they appreciate your by 'tI:
six hours. Separate fowls] and place Three grains of calomel and ten grainsof 'o .z 0... E... ----- ',-) ... -- -J Q)112
filling your egg basket. Never give I WlUUJUU'II U'tQ.- m... !HO
the sick ones in a warm, dry run. jalap may be successful. Keep 00 .t1- ---- <> Qt'1. "'4I
your fowl anything to eat that youwouldn't o s+
INDIGESTION. fowl 1 on a low diet for l some time. ex mUIJXUJ'II I oo N1-<;Q- NI0"" o No
have yourself so far as clean
Symptoms.Signs of severe costive- LEG 1VEAKNESS. CDK ----- -- .:,r.8
liness is concerned. -ac': ',IalaWOJ'BU I. ::::: : gr;:
I I ness. Symptoms.-Occurs mostly in young -_.._ .. ..- c::> o.-o OS .2'at 4Cn1a U'B9J'II "': d d d d : ...
Causes-Failure of the gizzard to fowls, cockerels being more subject to Tobacco stems placed in and under O: I i NC1o. .c+ M.--N- S E
---' --- properly perform.its functions, caused this complaint than pullets. Birds the nest of a setting hen will rid her "ot .: :: ::1:5 I !:_, :: I 0
1 by lack of gravel. grit, shell, etc. stand a few minutes and then drop on of all lice and parasites.. oCD :;:0.- i:MM 1!. :. oi oS"\-&Q 38sT
-------- -- ---
of their hocks often in that c.-.k 1 : I Ihb
Treatment.-A tablespoonful castor eating posi- Don't forget to feed charcoal, it is:! CD ! oil may be given about every oth- tion; also difficulty in rising, after falling One of the best preventatives against & Q II p'g ebb qro= ass

er day. If this fails givo six parts of ,down. disease. j p oE N t Wfc

.. ( tDECEMBER \,. ;'; \"
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------ DISPATCH.s = DECEMBER 19 1887
1,056 TIDi; FLORIDA [ ,

Sftate Conte pears that brought better money Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries ,
Items than was expected by our most san- ,
guine Next in turn came the
Pot Grown Fruit and Trees Plants and
Semi-Tropical Ornamental ,
Judge Cessna, of Gainesville, has harvest of the oat, hay and corn crops, Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. r

ripe strawberries. along with the "old reliable" cotton. Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. AddressA.

These crops have all been unusually E. CIIAM1'LIN. ..
Pasco county farmers will plant abundant. The town of Monticello Oakland,Orange Co., Fla.

largely of tobacco next season. alone has handled 3,300 bales of the ATLIOXY XU1SI11ESOffer

The crop that pays best in Southern staple, and only two months of the to the public a full I line of ,

California is the crop of"Tenderfeet. season have passed. These 3,300 bales
represent in "spot cash," and no dan- GENERAL NURSERY STOCK:,

The Palatka Board of Trade has of "middle nine," $140,000, which Consisting of ORANGE TREES of choice varieties, from one year bud on four year-old
endorsed the Florida Orange Auction ger stock to bearing trees In quality and price to suit tho times, Including the celebrated I
goes to the trade of our little town. MADAME VINOUS, VKLVET KEEL, three and four year buds; fine two-year-old SAT-
and Forwarding Company. If the of Jefferson SUMAS, on four-year-old stock: three year buds KINO ORANGE, etc.. etc.
advantages conntywere Also a choice assortment of PEARS on LeConto stocks LECONTE PEAR one,two and
Gillett Brothers of South Lake well and truly set forth there three years. APPLES suited to Florida on LeConte stock. rl

Weir have shipped three carloads of would not be an acre of spare land oblong PEACHES.in shape Including; very early li'LOltIDA'HO'VNasporl and very prolific. EARLY from CREAM Peen-tojacholcel-ihlpplngvarletyj;a choIce early seedling of; I'

trees to California this month. left in our county that would not be Chinese straIn. \VJi.JLU8 EARLY, TIlE WONDER J'1 12JL1-A.\Jf) HONEY etc. KELSEY !: -
orange OGAN ,
PLUM on Plum or Peach stocks. I3OTAN ) BOTANKlA, MARIANNA, etc.
in ready demand for agricultural pur- JAPAN PERSIMMONS. GRAPES-the leading home varieties: 8CUPPERNONG and .1
The Sumter county strawberrycrop CALIFORNIA varieties. ADRIATIC and other Figs. PECAN and other Nut bearing trees. n.
This is the
is looking well. Some growers poses. unquestionably TEXAS UMBRELLA, CALIFORNIAPEPPERTREE, a beautiful shade tree. GOLDEN. #'
most attractive "all round" county in ARBORVIATIE and choice two-year-old roses. Catalogue free. .
report blooms and a few young ber- I. J. BROICAW:
the State. It produces a surplus of t
ries. Anthony, Marlon County, Fla.
grain, hay, potatoes and syrup for

Lake county has appropriated market. A large annual yield of mel- CLEAR WATER NURSERIES. r

$1,000, Polk county $2,000, and Put- ons and vegetables. It has 35,000

nam county $2,500 for exhibits at the LeConte pear trees in orchard that Choice and Improved Varieties of Tropical and SemiTropicalTrees .f;

Sub-Tropical. Plants, Bulbs( and Flowers. "
I will yield within the next three years
I an annual of 350,000 bushels of Special attention given to setting and tending young groves, budding and pruning old. T.{(
Sparkling champagne, made from crop ones, planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. 1 87We are also agents
the juice of the fruit is consid- fruit. It produces, what has been pronounced for Hussey's Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W Baker's :Flesh, Blood and \
grape Bone Fertilizer. All Inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address, \1
ered by some quite as desirable as the by experts, the best tobaccofor DUNCAN IMiO'S, Clear Water Harbor, Hlllsboro' County, Fla. ;

imported article made from the grape. the manufacture of cigars that is

-Tarpon. grown in the United States. Its aver c-al.n.esv-i11e:: : ]N u..rseries> 1

age yield of cotton is 10,000 bales,
The Rev. W. M. Davis, of Lake valued at $425,000. It exports 250to GAINESVILLE, FLOlilDA.

City, has gathered over 18,000 grainsof 400 tons of cotton seed, and imports NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000 Superiors, ripens In May, size above medium
rice from a single seed dropped in less than 100 tons of commercial quality best of all. 5,000 Thomas, late, ripens In September; single specimens have weigheda
Bldwell's Wonder and five other varieties will be found In stock.
the edge of a lake and has a second pound. Early new
fertilizers. Its health record is unsur- 10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 20OJO LeConte Pears; 20,001) Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 meet

crop still to harvest. passed, and its climate beyond com- high Many,and miss 100,000 It who Orange buy elsewhere.trees,of all good varieties, will be sold CHEAP Foil CASH.

Columbia tobacco parison. Its large open fields aboundin

disappointed county in the yield per growersare acre small game to tempt the sportsman, Lemons Lemons Genuine Navels.ORDER II

of tobacco. intensive while its streams and lakes invite the I
Try culture NOW, before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons; Is out. We have just sold 7,600of
make the soil as rich as for a angler to try the rod and line with this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our bearing Lemons ill
rich reward. are loaded. We shall ship In July and August and publish results In the "Dispatch." '
kitchen garden, it will pay. We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels, budded from one of i
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most all
Mr. Goodsell's returns on first or- other varieties of Orange, Lemon and Lime.
DRAYTON ISLAND NURSERY. The Double Imperial Navel and Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first timeto
ange sale in England were net in New the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundredof
York, and not on the other side, as re ORANGE TREES each of these varieties It.J DNEY & CAREY, Winter Park Fla.
Of all the lending varieties budded
on good
ported. His last New York net was and healthy sour stock 3 and 4 years old, and
$2.47 in London, and 2.75 in Liver- from five-eights to one and one-half Inch In THE CITRA NURSERIESHave
diameter. Buds 1 and 2 years old, and from
two and a half to eight feet Good roots
on hand and for sale a large stock of fine
pool.The and straight stocks guaranteed.For

Columbia County Tobacco prices address GEORGE DARLING, Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. l

Growers' Association have decided to Drayton Island, Fla. Stocks five and buds one, two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
have a competitive exhibit for the Du grown and wets rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses, etc. Send for .
PENVILLA NURSERY.Choice descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.
val in connection with the
premiums L. W. IjIFSEY &: CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.UUANGES : ,
County Fair in Lake City, on the 17th FLORIDA GROWN FRUIT TREESof
all kinds, Including the Bldwell's Early LEMONS
of January next. Peach, and the finest stock of Kelsey Plumsin Pomegranate Vairico. Nurseries Guavas,
s, Figs, Bananas,
the State. Also some choice old ?
The one-year;
Monticello Constitution says Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Apples,
Asparagus:! (collossal) crowns. If you want drapes, Avocado P'rs,
farmers of Jefferson
county are near- trees send for prices and save money.J. Pears, Anona,
er free of debt than they have been in E. Colo, Prop, Pecans Catalogue Free. Acacia,
Oriental 'erium, }
ten years past. Good crops, fair Glen St. Mary, Baker Co., Fla. Plums andPersimmons W. O. TOTJSEY, Caladium,

prices and excellent health have had Polncl na,
WRITE FU.N. Seffner Hilhborough Co. Fla.
LIMES, Etc. 1'AL.ITIS, Etc.
their effect.
good "How to Grow LeConte, KelfFer,

W. D. Lewis, the large strawberry Bartlett, and Other Pears SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. .

grower of Panasoffkee, agrees to fur- in the South.!' Free. Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, tree on application. Our list includesthe

nish the Sumter county department of W. JENNINGS &: CO., choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,

the Sub-Tropical: Exposition with thir- Thomasvllle, Ga Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our s

ty-two quarts of fine strawberries each stock Is one of the largest In tha State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
:JtFII C)Ft. S.A..J.EJ, specialty, and other Fruits adapted to the climate of Florida.
day if they are required.The At Immense 11,. AV. PIERCE,
Bargains. Indian Springs. Lake, Co., Fla.
Ocala Banner says: "Mr. Jas.S. 60.0CO LeConte pear trees,onetwo and three
: years old,finest nursery. stock In America and
Fant, of Fantville, picked one at lowest prices. NURSERIES.i
stalk of cotton which contained 302 2,000 Paper Shell Pecan trees,most excellent SOUTH FLORIDA
variety Kolb Gem Melon Seed, Hay and
bolls, and the cotton weighed two and Corn, by C. L.,delivered. Finest t yrup madeor Sixty thousand choice Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
three quarter pounds. It was evaporated by the barrel.I grown Peach Trees, of the Honey and Peeu-To varieties; also two new varieties, Hybrids of
grownon own over 12,000( acres of rich red clay landIn Honey and Peen-To, named by us Chinese King and Ghlnese Queen. The Chinese King
newly cleared pine land without this county, and wish to se115OOOto develop ripens in May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Honey. Our evening bearing orange
fertilizers, and the field fine the balance. Perfect safety and fair profit'guaranteed will give :you ripe fruit the year round. We have the genuine Washington Navel sent to us
gave a ,with absolute security for a part- direct from Washington. Big discount on large
yield. The stalk goes to the Sub. ner with capital, and demonstrate to his orders.C.. IK. PEI/JTON, Manager,
entire satisfaction that an Immense fortunecan .akA
Tropical as part of the Marion\ ex be reasonably expected. Write for circu- .
lar containing prices of nursery stock and
hibit. land,and full particulars, In regard to advan- FANCHEU CREEK NURSERY
tages of this sectian and my propositions and
Jefferson, one of the best farming references.I ,

counties in the State, has reaped an ;. li. BAILEY.. Moiiticcllo, Fla. FRESNO, CAL.. .
Offer this season a fine collection of FRUIT TREES and ORNAMENTAL PLANTS.
abundant harvest this season. A large lOOPER PROFIT and SAMI'LICS FREE to Specialties: WHITE ADRIATIC FIGS[ SAN PEDRO, finest table fig; POMEGRANATES,
of melons and vegetables men canvassers for Dr.Scott's! JAPAN FIIUl'FSOIIVES,1'E1t9IMMONS and also a fine assortment of PALMS, ROSES, 'rand
crop were GountueLlectric Holts, ISrublieNetc. OLEANDERS. Plants by mall a specialty. t
marketed at the best of prices, and Lady.. agents wanted for Electric Corsets Catalogue free to any address. A sample of the dried and cured Adriatic Fig will be
succeeded Quick sales.- WrJte J at'once for terms. Dr. forwarded to''any one sending 10 cents In stamps, to pay for postage and packing. \
were by a fine crop of LeI Scott,810 Broadway,.N.IY. Address all.letters to, ,. F:. 11OEDING, Proprietor, Fresno, Cal.

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BID WELL'S J EARLY,BIDWELL'H LATE} and No. 7, are round average size, A large stock of home-grown trees, warranted true to name, well grown.,and
ripening from May 10th to July 1st. Then Bid well's IMPROVED PEEN-TO, No., is flat, in excellent condition. .
but!larger and thicker from stem to blossom than Its parent.
PEACHES and PLUMS are specialties In both of which I have all the leading varieties;
In Quality ,Not Excelled by any Peach Out.with Many of these are budded direct from bearing tees" in my own orchards., / Some of the prom
not a pal tide, at any stage of ripening,of that bitter so objectionable In the Peen.lo. inent varieties of peaches are PEEN-TO, HONEY, BIDWELL'S EARLY, CLIMAX, PAL
Ripens with Bldwell'a Early. LAS FLORIDA CRAWFORD, etc. :My shipments of peaches the past season amounted to
Those are all seedling!' of the Peen-to, a decendant no doubt of that fruit, "found by Atchison nearly{ four hundred bushels. '
In tho Hazardarakht Ravine,In Afghanistan; a form with different shape from that of The new ORIENTAL varieties of PLUMS are attracting a great loal of attention, prom-
inent these Is the KBLHEY, of which variety I had the past season the enormous
the almond, being larger and flatter." "The whole shrub resembles what one might consider among
number of four hundred and seventy"six ((476)) fruit on a single threc- rear-old tree. Trees
n wild form of the peach, of nearly,evergreen foliage." As I am aware there are many
spurious trees being offered, I would give a word of caution to the planter. Mr. BIdwell only two years old bore specimens weighing five and one-half((5%) ounces each. The OGAN,
has originated these trees; our trees he has grown from buds cut from his bearing trees, BOTAN, CHABOT" MASUU and LONG FRUITED are also promising new varieties of
most of them by hH own hand. this oriental type of Plums.
Address all letters, for Information or trees, to me,as on account of 111 health he has givenme In PEARS! have\ a large stock of LEOONTE andKEIFFER, also several other choice
all business connected with the sale of his trees. Also, Apples on LeConte roots.
City Office and Packing Grounds, Main street, Orlando. JAMES J OTOTT, varieties on LeConte roots.A .
J.a. O. Box 121, Orlando, F>a. full assortment of Japan Persimmons, Japan Medlars,Apricots, Figs, Quinces Pecans
._ ___ Walnuts, Almonds, Grapes, Pomegranates, Mulberries and a' choice lot of PICI OLIN
..A..1-tarrl.on.: :: : :1'a"-u.rseries.; OLIVES.Write for Also prices,7,000 on to them.I 8 003 Orange. snd Lemon trees, the latter of the Villa Francha variety.

RANGES, LEMONS: PEACIJ.ES. employ no agents but can supply the trade with round lots of certain varieties at proper
prices. Catalogue free on application.
All the leading orange and lemon trees, Including the "Everbearing" orange. Oranges G. I,. TAttKIC. Glen St. Mary, .'h...
excry month In the year. Washington Navel oranges a speciality. Bidwell Peen-to, Pallas
and Honey trees. Kelsey,and other Japan plums,iucludlngthat wonderful new plum,
the"Blood Plum of Satsuma"and the Early Sweet Plum."NiagnraEmpire State and lead- GEORGETOWN NURSERIES.JL.33BJLOV "
Ing varieties of foreign grapes. The new fig "Foundling," Pears, Perslmmoi s, Figs, Mulberries -
Loquats. Guavas, Nut trees, eto The new Japanese seedless orange "Unshiu." a com- ] AND OHA.1VGJ3 TI133I3S
plete line ornamental trees, Including Grevllleas, Eucalyptus, Acacia, etc. Illustrated
catalogue free. Address, 11. L., \viIKATLli\r, ; Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy tocks.

___ Altamonte,Orange County, Fla Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line
Established 1850. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.AUGUSTA ruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,

FI UITLAND NURSERIES9 s9...c9.RC: T 'V7.A..EJ, G-eorgretow-iri, IFla'
UKOIIUIA. P. J. UEIICKIHANS, Proprietor. May 1R'R. tfL.ak.e
The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida Is doubtless the
most varied the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made to the : : Gr-eorge JSf-u..119Series
lists of Fruits suited to sub-tropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits
we offer IOO,(XJ() PCCII8'o, Honey and Pallas Peach Trees; also, Itelsey's, Botan andother SJBLAJSOCT OF 1887"-88.
Oriental Plums Oriental Pears,. "' Pcrhiniuions, drape Vines,Strnw-
berry Plants etc. Our stock of Ito,.es, Evergreens, JL'alms. Acacias and flowering All fruits, plants and vines, suited to the climate of Florida, including Oranges, Lemonsand
shrubs inciudes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue (No. 4)) all the citrus fruits, as well as Peaches,Pf'arsPlums, Persimmons, Grapes, Figs, Pecans,
is published for this branch of our establishment, and will be mailed free to all applicants. Almonds Apricots,Olives,etc. Also many useful\and ornamental grasses, Plants,Vines, etc.
We do not'-TYlTovlpnt.! / ... HndA your nrdora rA't. to UH aul avoid being;:ImpoaM upon. Have also for sale several valuable improved places at great bargains. Catalogue free to

Lake George, Ha.:

Citrus Frults"Peaches In variety. Pears, Plums,Grapes,Figs,Persimmons,Nuts,Guavas,
Loquats, Olives, Peppins, Bananas, Pomegranates, etc RIVERSIDE NURSERIES.Citrus .

Bidwells Peen-tos Lemons.
Kelseys Oranges
Jaffa. Med. Sweet, Tardiff, Tllgley's Late, Majorica,Washington Navel,DuRoI Mandarin, and Deciduous Trees, Hooted Grape
Tangelriue, Homosassa, Mag. Bonum, Bclalr, Premium, Villa Francha, Sicily, etc.
A. H. MANVILLE. & CO. Vines and Cuttings.We .

_Lakeland Polk County Fla., or Drayton Island Putnam County. Fla._ make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal discount to
mrserymen. All inquiries promptly answered. Address '
Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida Orange Company, C. S. BURGESS Riverside< Manager, California.,

Dunedin, Hillsborough County, Florida.We "
make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVR: varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREES, including
Double Imperial,Riverside (buds personally selected In California by a member of our com-
) and Washington Navels, Maltese Bl.ioil' Hart's Tardiff, Jaffa, Du Rol, Stark's Seedless A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter Planting.
etc., etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca, Sicily Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka. .
Also Tahiti Limes. Peaches, Plums, White Adriatic Figs'j etc., etc. Our stock is large, complete -. Best Varieties i of Budded Trees a Slecialty-Tl'ees of all Sizes.
_ well rooted, thrifty and clean. Special terms on }large orders. Catalogue free on ap-
pllcation. Address_A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin. Fla. Send for Catalogue.



Peaches, Pears, Fibs, Plums, Kelsey Plum: and Other Fruits. Franca I.eiuoiis. Washington Navels.We .

have for fall and winter delivery a large and select stock of the above named varietiesone
Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture In Florida, and hintsas and two year old buds, thrifty and free from insects. Our Villa Franca buds were ob-
tained from the finest/grove: v i this celebrated variety in the State, and our WashingtonNavel
to culture. JAS. P. JJePA s, Archer, Fla. buds wer imported by ns, direct from California,and taken from the first trees bud-
ded with that variety in the State. This grove is said to bear heavily and steadily. We have
also all the standard varieties Known to l Florida, also Peen-to and Honey peach trees, and
LeConte and Keifer Pears. All of our trees are grown on high pine land, and we guaranteethat
SWITZERLAND every tree shall have good roots,which after all is most important. Send for Catalogue.
GIL.LKTT: HUO'-S South Luke AVI or, JTIuriou Co., Florida.:
Peen-to, Honey nnd Bldwell's Early peach trees. Kelsey, Botan, MarIanna and other
plum trees. Grape Vines and Blackberry Plants.' + ORIENTAL FRUIT TREES A SPECIALTY.Kelsey .

A IVnvsory ivt Yonv Own Door.A Uotuit and Off an Japanese Plums on native Plum Stocks
Kelsey June Hilda on native Peach Stocks. l'een-to and Honey Peaches.
specialty made of sending all kinds of trees and plants by mall, and safe arrival guar- -t LeConte and Klefier Pearson their own roots. Bartlett and other pears on
anteed. Price lists, free to all. Address'V. LeConte roots. A large stock of Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Quinces,
C. STEELS, Manager, Apricot and Nectarines. Address
Switzerland St. Johns County, Fla.DEALER .
w. :F"I. IIII.1E: : : .

T.: ar. EEOOESLS: Manager Hiuitsvllle Wholesale NurserIes, Iluntsvllle, Alabama.


thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange and I emon Trees
all kinds of Seedlings, Japan Persimmon Trees, etc., for sale. Trees will be carefully packedand SPECIALTY.
l:>, shipped to any part of the State Bearing Lime Trees at 10 cents each.
Also a 1'ulll1ne of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted to Florida.

11 II. nunn, Proprietor, HartoAV, PoIU-County, Fin. ,
:R..ock.y: :8rIEW.c 1'T'U.rseries.

Eustis, Lake County, :Fla., LicConte, J'clUer: Bartlett, Lawson and G rber's Hybrid Pears a Spe

Offer for sale a stock of budded orange trees of all leading varieties, including the clalty.
i.tiv 33 ItsiI.L: iv A. v xa L ,
Budded entirely from buds received this season\ from Riverside, Cal. Bidwell, Peen-to and Summer contracts, Special Rates,will now be given. AddressB.
Honey Poaches, Kelsey and other Japan Plums. All home grown.' Best native and foreign W. PAKTIUDGIE, .
grapes, including a largo" stock of Black Hatnbuig. White Adriatic and other figs. Porsim- Montlcello.Fla.
mans eto. Prlt'lRt' \ t free on lippllnntlon._G H. NORTON Eustla. l"'10.


Catalogue Just Out.
exotic plants of all descriptions for summer planting. Rare and new fruits

. Palms, Acacias!:!, Agaves, Aloes, Cacti and Flowering Plants. A general line of Citrus Trees Free'on application.

and' Nursery stock suitable for Florida. ALL VARIETIES OF FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES '

Price of catalogue (of 03 pages) 15 cents, postpaid. Mailed; free to all customers. ROSES AND GREEN HOUSE PLANTS.
.'" : > K15A80NJSB DUOS., .
.,,' Manatee, Florida. Address, II. D. IIOYT, Bay View, Hillsborcugh Co. Fla.
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Answers to Correspondents.H. I Black heart in Irish potatoes has Largest Grower
G., Winter Park: Where can I not, we believe, been satisfactorily ex- -OF--

purchase Write C.Texas H. blue Laraphaer grass ,seed Zellwood? plained., _.. .. F AY% Headquarters 0 |i H F L $. TLZES.

and all other, and oldaleosmall fruit Low.set .
or W. P. Horne, Glen St. Mary, Fla. The White Day Lily. f price!, bh est! grading, warranted true. In every
respect a.model and Orst-class establishment Jfreo Illua'd Catalogue. OEO. S. JOSSELYN, FREOONtAj_H. T.
"Subscriber," who inquires about One plant that I am particularly

anxious to speak u good word :for, and VILLA FRANCA NURSERIES
Irish culture in Florida will
potato ,
that is the White Day Lily, Funkia

find his query answered in another alba. I do not know why this plantis :DTT10TE3DIl\T: : : : F"I..A...,

column.H. not found in more gardens. Nothingcan Distributing Agents for

be lovelier than the pure white trap. -rree Irn.por"tin.g:: Co.
T. A., Conway: Where and
at what cut- flowers, with long, narrow tube, gol- Oonshuiand Canton Hybrid Oranges,and Lemons, Oranges,Il nana.!. Also Htato Agencyfor
price can Macartney rose and Bellows Death to 6calcs Plant Lice Roaches
den anthers and broad dark Woodason's Atomizers Powder mosquitos,
tings be had ? Will this rose do well green Mies, Fleas, etc.LOVC.iS .
under favorable circumstance in the leaves, sometimes ten inches across. & SKINNER, DUNKDIN, l'LA.

sandy soils of South Florida ? The veins of the leaf run parallel with

The Macartney will thrive anywherein the mid-rib, and their shape is a broad DIXIE I I NURS'ERY.

ovate acuminate. It is a free bloomer,
South Florida where the soil is in and is so fragrant that two large'

good condition for growth. Write clumps near our front porch perfumethe H. H. STANFORD & CO., Proprietors, .

M. O'Niel Fairbanks Fla. for cut- whole house. The dainty white
buds just before opening are even -r JB: O 1ML .A. S "'V" :X: x... 31 :E c.A.. I,

tings.M. more beautiful than the expanded 25,000 Peen-to Peach Trees, 2%to 6 feet. Ask for prices. s
H. P., Kissimmee: I remember flowers and here i it novel 10,000 Honey I'eachTrees. 2Jto 6 feet. Send for catalogue.
5,000 Early and Lute Peaches all tho leading kinds. Hock bottom prices.
reading in the FLORIDA DISPATCH with impatient people like myself, I 25.IKJO LeConte Pear Trees. 3 to} 6 feet, fine. Must be sold .I
that the Tardiff im 10,000 Kieffer Hybrids on LeConte stocks.' They have no equal. .-
was an
orange am sure powerful recommendation for
I 5,000 Smlih Hybrids on LeConte stocks.: Best pear neforo the'nublic. .
ported variety, yet I see some of our it. 400 Bart letts, on LeConte stocks, 4 to 8 feet, one to two years. They are a plum success.on
i LeCone stocks in the South.
leading nurserymen catalogue it as a The above is taken from Vicks 500 of the Japan varieties. They will keep all the winter. They are on LeConto stocks.
"common Florida Whichis Please ask for prices. i
orange. I Magazine. All that is sa'd' of this 8OuO) Japan Persimmons, five varieties, come to stay, 3 to 5 feet. Send for .prices.
correct ? 500 Japan Plums on plums imported direct from Japan.
plant is true at the North. Has any 500 on peach, home grafted Kelsey and other kinds. The bent.
The name Tardiff, or Hart's Late, 500 Japan Chestnuts, 3 to 4 feet, grafted; bore this season, and have como to this countryto
one been successful 1 with it in Florida? stay. Hend for catalogue.
was given by the nomenclature com- 5,000 Umbrella ChinaTrees. 2 to 5 feet. Ask for the price.
mittee of the Florida Fruit Growers'Association We have tried the variegated

to an imported varietythe I leaved variety for three years, and it FIGS, QUINCES, APPLES, MULBERRIES, POMEGRANATESAND

name of which had been lest, but has never bloomed but has grown -

whose excellent qualities were first smaller each year.-ED.[ Hi.rt.. S1VJ.A.Lz.JI.t: : :F'IJR.."D" I-r''IS.

brought to notice by :Mr. E. H. Hart, i Orange Trees Wanted. Grape Vines, Asparagus and many other plants. Send for prices. I I
of Federal Point. \ Hoses of the leading kinds, Teas and Hybrids, by dozen, hundred or thousand. Send for i
Wnshinsrton! Navel and Mediterranean catalogue.Green. '
!' Sweets, mostly, with Indian River seedlings, House Plants general assortment. Shrubbery, hn1'llyand tender. Arbor Vitie,
W. E. M., San Antonio: What and some other in large lots for shipping twenty different kinds of Conifers Vines of all tho leading kinds.
during the winter. Please state quantities.with Send for prices,and you will get them so low that you will he compelled to buy. Cut this
kind of tobacco (that will grow here) \ full description of thci trees, price, etc. out and keep it, as it will only appear in print three times If there is! any plant omitted
the and where Nurse-rymen's catalogue prices would not i send for it; we keep them. Send for catalogue.
highest price can
answer, Address; Respectfully yours,
seed be had ? <>1 e u. J. M. Fotuituiii, I H._ II. SAJiPOKI f) & CO. I
JSiverhido, Cal. _
The highest priced tobacco is pro-

duced from Cuban and Sumatranseed. McCartney Hedge Rose Plants acid THE LAKELAND NURSERY COMPANY

I Cullings,
Write H.- R. Duval, Receiver, II \Ve offer the largest and most complete collection of
For sale from December
I 1st till the last of
F. R. & N. Railway, Jacksonville, fur'seed. f< ': Febru ry. This rose makes a handsome evergreen -
perfectlyimpassableunddurable I fence. Citrus and Deciduous Fruit Treesnow
.'1. / t11111L. i nirhu..IN. Flu.;
offered in South Florida. Our stock is first class and prices to suit the trade.
A. H. S., Woodbridge: Where can I Send for descriptive Catalogue and Price List.. I

I obtain fine tobacco dust for fertilizerand I POLK COUNTY NURSERIES. Communicate with K.; H. TISON, .Manager, Lakeland. Nurseries.
June 15, 1887. 1 Lnkelaini.' Pnl)H I I'n., Km.
for destroying insects on vegetables BY THE

Can'? any of our readers furnish the Polk Co. Nursory 1 Improvement Co., JAPANESEUFlURSERIESj ,

desired information ? All the leading foreign and domestic Or-
anro and Lemon Trees.
.L.: E. 'F., Lake Melton: How wouldit I Price list on application.V. O:: :rien."ta1: : XDmLijpo: :: -fciJaLg; Cje> ,
\ IB, LJ\ S1'I'ER. Manager,
do to plant grapes between orange i Homeland, 1 Fla. Office 120 Sutter St., Rooms 77 to 82, San Francisco, Ca!.,
feet ? What -------- '
twenty apart causes
Where all communications should bo addressed.
"black] heart" in Irish }potatoes? ? j Pineapple Plants for Sale. Genuine UNSHUI SEEDLESS 1 : 1, SATSUM.V.; CANTON/ HYBRID KI -KAN and other j
We do not think grapes}> would give Spanish Egyptian frown Queen Ic. from to 2c.15c.for to slips.$1. Scarlet Hooted or UAM gr.LIAJ 1VEONIES_ ,_MAPLES: BAMBOOS, etc.-, Send Jor illustrated! !_ cntalo u .__ I IBIAlNVILLE

satisfaction planted between fruit Plants,can bo set ..t any reason, from 2c. to
25c.' each, packed and delivered on board NURSERIES
trees. (Our correspondent's other steamer receipt of price. ,
Large order prices on application.

queries on grape growing are answeredin THUS. IS. UlCJIAltJDN, One of the oldest In the State, keep pace with the times. Our stock is horne-grown and
Eden Pineapple Plantation, Eden, Indian
Prof. Dnhnifl >Hrtinle this i wppk). Kivor. Kla of the best. Our prices are as low as the lowest. Wo have'all the varieties suitable for the
trade, such as are advertised!! by other nurseries In the Stale. We warrant entire satisfactionSend

your name for new catalogue and price list.

Florida the Natural Home of Ori- F. S. CONE, Proprietor, .
'B.a R'P""T'" PTTV. FLA .J

ental Fruits 1 Ornamental Trees.We FAIRVIEW NURSERIES.

Import from Japan, where our stock is raised In nurseries
carefully our Nine varieties
: .
Well tested and approved varieties of the ORANGE and LEMON and other Citrus Fruits.Also
Persimmon' Plum Trees, Mammoth Chestnut, and a few better varieties ot trees.
(The Japanese Seedless Is, to our belief, identical with tho Satsuma.grown in Florida). Fifteen -
varieties Bamboo, Palms, Ferns, etc. We offer to send free, by mall, 5 choice J ape Lily POMEGRANATES, BANANAS, PECANS, and ,
Bulbs for$1.00; la Mammoth Jap. Chestnuts for.We. ; 1 Orange Tree and 1 Chestnut Tree for GRAPE VINES, Florida grown, of well known varieties, found to be suited to the soil ;
$1.UOj( : 2 choice Japanese Ornamental Plants!:! for ?1.00. Descriptive Catalogue free. anti climate of Florida. 'I
I ii. ii. iuic: <;iit: &:: co., Send for catalogue to O. It. T1IACHI2IC, manager,
Established 1878 315 and 317 Washington st San Francisco, .Cnl.,_P. O. box 1501. San _Mnteo. Fla." I
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Only genuine "fig of commerce imported by us direct from Smyrna, tho finest fig In the .
world, and the one to plant for profit Write at once tor pricrs.-and secure trees before stock 100,000 Ortin::o iiiicl ILomoii Tjroen.,
is exhausted. Also the Japanese SATSUMA: HLOOD PLUM, said to be the finest plum in
the world. JAPAN CHESTNUTS and N UTS of all sorts adapted to the South. GIANT LO- Our\ trees are very thrifty, three and five years old, stock Hvo-elghts to ono and one-half
4UATS. NUTMEGS, 1"\J\nntINDH, JACK-FRUITS, GUAVAS, etc., etc. Send stalnpfor lichen: In diameter, with onn and three-year-old buds, measuring in height from three to
Catalogue and Guide to Fig Culture. seven feet above ground. We have nil of the leading varieties of Orange and Lemon uut1 .
JLVLOICIDA: HOltTICUl/jrUUAl., CO., Nurseries easily accessible, on Florida Southern Railroad. Send for Catalogue.Address ,
Cutler, Dude Co., Flu.: ), E. B. FOSTER, Manager, South Lake'; Weir, Fla. .
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DECEMBER 19, 1887.1' -----THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.= 1,051)

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CRAWFORD, BID WELL'S and other OUR LAUD PACKAGF8: for 1887 and 888' are now reidy. We assure customer that

PEACHES KELSEY and other PLUMS th high i-tandart,l of our 1 ards i'" more than maintained this year. We advise early orders,
an many will ct-rtatnly desire' to re- rde r.No. '
JAFFA, MED. SWEET, WASH'NG. NA- 1 -"FOKMC15 I and other line Christmas and New You Cards, together with a handsome double fringed
2.-FOR fin ch:>TS, and 4 I Cents for I'ostage.10larger! and finer Cards from the above
publ thern l, with one line 'Moiled curd,
BASSA, TANOIERINE and MANDARIN: No. :}.-For SI W) and (6( Cents/ for Postage, a cbolce selection of 25! Beautiful Cards of
ORANGES; BELAIR, VILL KRANCHA 1'KANO H, IIiLDEniiEiMKU:: : '), and a hand palmed Card
; CITRUS No. 1.. For 1 I.I 0\ And cents for Postage R selection of 10 Larger and Finer Cards to
FRUITS; PEARS, GRAPES, .FIGS, PERSIMMONS pet er w th a handsome Fol (lint Card (not fringed), retail price?)) cents, and a copy of the
:NUTS, GUAVAS, QUINCES, Poem, '"Tuns 1 the Mght teJore Christmas," bound in Vellum, tied with ribbon,(reta 1 price
40 cents each )
POMEGRANATES,BANANAS,LOQUATS, I No.POH.St.fJI) and in fpntH Postage, S r..argerao.l Finer Crirdu, 5 Fringed Cards and :2 .
OLIVES, MELON SHRUBS, UMBRELLA ,:1 S ) fine Christmas Cards with Flowers worn ed in in r atln; also in Pearl.

TREES, el c. The Suitable and Schools.
Patronize Home Manufacturer following for Sunday Day

A. "iff. MAXVILLK & o. FORoOrentB() ai'd' C.Cents Postage, 100 Beautiful Cards.

O. 3=* 3E5T1 US3RL No. 7.-FOR :&1 00 1\0.112 Cents Postage! ]100 Pewutlful, Imported Fmbossed Cards.'
Lakeland and !''rlll ton Island., '.! Kin. I No. *.-SI.!50 nnd 10 Cents Postage, 100 Beautiful Imported, Embossed Cards.
Manufactures Soap. Turf Ground bone und I NO. !9.: -F Uounetheau Oranue Tree Emulsion, Scraps '''1'\' prirkpt 1 will 'e j sent 'in pasteboard protectors and heavy envelope wrappers for
'J ONEMILLION I sate transmission' ", "M,''ve '!tamps received -
and Cuir-a lone for Poultry, Holt Soap and t
Fruit: 'reeN, <:*uprstrutvber Soap Chips mtiklt'g Snap Suds for Tr es 1)f) .Sf nd 12crulsbar.amplevlY'hrlstnasCardsNos.! !I 5, 6, 7 and 8. Address,

\'illt., and ei etables. Office 28 ocean nt..Jackson
1 ry .-'uu'@Ij.' .':tc.cl11l1g *'ille. Fla. P. O. Box 1113. Correspondence ollrlted. TIION.! S. WILCOX,
k+ low at 'I
Ilnrri".urg, P;t..
Willow) Lake Nursery. ._ .
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Descriptive catalogue Farm & i'-

t nnd price list mailed tree SEED THE cnmplet'on of the first! ;year f puhtl.'utlon.the: suc-
on application Address ardcF1 "* of which ban never been eqa'led h/ a new m8 ?aI -
fans I II. lt"ut u'li.MarshHllvllle zinc is signalized by a bpautifnl Chrl"'tm'n numi-er, withstorlWbv
da J FIELD SKKDS.itstlojrue .
Grower of choice I '
1'IIKK: : to all. '
AGENTS: wanted to sell our SEED T It SULLIVAN, po''msby' UOBIU' LOUIS !ST1VENSOX
P511 N Our Garden Seeds!! are pure. (lot our inanv other contributions with Illustrations b.WILL V,
ON FLORIDA PLUM STOCK. prices on large quantities. Address LOW, HOWARD PYLK. WILLIAM HOLE, 7.V.. Al
Three six and twelve months buds! ; 2,000 ; I S1 HOOT & 211,15 1"f'f'cl1nwn." :, EX.\:{))En., 1<'. rt CHUHCH. SWAIN (ill'ifUKD: !; ar
two-year old*. Some fruited this year. t_ 1 WESTMINSTER I Ml). many hers. During the yeari 1S88 some notably Inlcre
Botan, Marianna. Purple Leaf mid Simon's ,- ', 4 lug features have been arranged to appear; a ,prospect
Plum on Florida Seedling Plum stock the will be sent on application. Mil HOHKIIT; LOUIS HTI
best for all sections of Florida.] I Kureka; Peen- AT FREQUENT DATES EACH MONTH s IIIf VKNON: ; will contribute to every number, and will wrlm '
To, Honey,best October and other Peaches on a familiar and ]personal way which will orm new bond
\ Florida peach stock. Japan Persimmon, FROM CHICAGO, = of friendship between the author and his! thousands. of
Grapes, Oranges, etc. Price list free. Inspec- o I I I PEORIA OR '""' readers. An e pE'cillllImportant.. Merleof papers will be
tion solicited. A. C." 1.A1BAIV, levnted to RAILWAYS, their administrations an I construction -
Prop. Eureka Nursery, i 1elrose.] !' Clay Co., Fin!. .STLOUI5 I 1 including great nKincerins: ; teats, famous tunpUBLtSAEDPtON1TiL1 -
I 5IQ 'elspas'esand.! indeed\ those branches! of the subject
Profit in Fruit lIlture. r WITH ILLUSTRATIONS 'vhlfh< in this day engage the attention of the whole oun-

KELSEY" and other valuable Plums.! <(XLuCONTE ( 'rv The Illustrations which will accompany this serierfvill '
KEIFFER and other Pears and 1' .tS CHOICE OF he very elaborate original and boantifn' TlHT" will
Apples on LeConte stock.: All th- valuable ROUTES ; VIA QlRLSIP1A5 AUi1BF3t >e some! most charming Mi-NDKLSSOHN LETTERS,
Oriental and Southern Fruits. CAMPxIOR VIJ GIARY.La..qo. RIBIdN1.0th,..MIw* I' M 11 low first! published with unique illustrations- ana the art-
TREES, OLIVE PRUNES. Nut Trees of \vork;; throughouL1he MagHzinu will be of: Increased excel-
HOGS heeds: l of Forage Plants. Highest RE1! GOU G ll'hce. t 1H viv; 11'lil .uf 'IIIU.HV lulerltlllg!' ('onTERfJlS. .. l ?;;>c. a Number.3.OO .
I x+ )( a. :L.
quality, lowest prices. Valuable Information trlbutions b\ new authors' while at the
In Illustrated catalogue free. OMAHA, 81' J CSEPH, ATCHISON time the mo t d !viliigulxlied writers are .f r''roenableucwrclulPeKtoprn csH JIagazine

CHKItOKKK FARM AND MUltSKUIKSGa. OR KAN SAS CITY. large(;y ivpre,fnte.|, rroulI3'tt13inumber' } (.CJa1l1u\r, ,1S'7),> the following:

Fordates, rates, tickets or further Information : .. '
.WayeroN. offer Is t'utdt''" I '.
to Agentsof connecting lines,
apply Ticket
Pears Grown from Cuttings. or address, Chas Scribneris Sons A ye:11"t\o\ubr.: \ crlltlonforiM'llmiteoplesorthC't ; L : ] :
PAUL MORTON Gen.Pass.&Tkt.Agt.ChlcagolH.: twelvebruluumbsrs nuilMl,: for.,...... ,.. '$J.50
LeConte Keift'er and Sand. Bartlett Lawson Ayear'ssubserlpt1onforlYwiththet book nil 111-
,' Sekel::; Smith and Garber on LeConte bers l hound In cloth, :2 void.] gilt top..j.'. 6.01<)(

Root. Strawberries adapted to Florida, Alabama NEW YORK. Subscribe '
and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Moo- VILLA, SITES FRUIT nowhelflnnlll"Chri. a,j"No.. '

nan and Noonan Improved. Peaches: een- _u_._.___ -- -. ___ ____._. _..u __ _. ___ __ _,_ _
to, Honey, Southern Beauty and others
Plums: Kelsej 's Japan,MarJannaand others LANDS ".j ,
Pot grown straw ben lew on special order only. Warranted Seed .bare 'fooaded
c.EO. U. tt i lUIS, : liuftlrteKa! on
Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee, Fla, _.... the public are anxious to get their seed directly the' from that the
lend for Catalogue. ______ HUNTING DOGS ; grower. Raising a large proportion of nryeecXl eji'ables
," i 1GOb'* me to warrant its freshness and purity,as! see bry\"t'ire.
!"' ....V S"'-_ table and Flower Seed Catalogue! for 1883,IBEE
.,, ANDFANOyPOULTRY ---= for every son and daughter :
D .t\dalh."H( In'
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= ;t '. tr -_. XiJ;; It 41' liberally illufttratedwitti engiuvlugy! mad directly
-, ,: from photographs of vegetables, grown oh my teed
If+: icy I xlt CgTAL GU, ." farm_. Besides an Immense variety of standard' : on
81 o -._..., .. .'; will find In it tome valuable new vegetables not form In
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A.: J. ADAMS: L. "ny other catalo ne. As the orl Inal'istrottut er'or the
= .Eclipse Beet,Burbank and Early Onto't'otatoeerpbbard;
dP Squasb,Deephead Cabbage, Cory Com nnd a eco$ Of other
,,. MANATEE, FLA., \9 valuable vegetablea. I invite -Ptltronll""fl1)- t i 'ftblc.
: ,, ?r' JAMES J. A. GREOORY'ttiarblehaatl, ......
Orows nil kinds of Fruit 'Trees and Vines,' Notary'Public and Justice: of'the Peace.

Large stock LeConte and other Pears, PeralmmoBfi -
Peen-to, and other peaches and plums.W.W.THOMPSON Well :Curbing and ,Rues
'.- Has for Hale one thousand acre of choice. Chimney I
'$eend for Catalogue._ Smithvllle, Ga. laud on Manatee river, In sight of Manatee ;. 'Cheaper'an'f Better than l1ri 'tt.
--- ----- ---- -- ------ Bralndentown, Ellenton and Palmetto, and ;

GRAPE VINES I la Poultry manufacturers'Netting, Lime agent, Cement for Wire, Fertilizers Fencing, FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental ] : : :;

and 'Plantation Supplies, Cracked 'orn and .
Rice, Qra''mlated Lime, Rock and Hheli. CatJo Cheap and t Strong. No ekllled'labdr required;:
Bulled to the Boll l and Climate of and Poultry reed" ground to order In Address

steam mill on premises.
FLORIDA Has also breeding kennels of acclimated =RR FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY,

'Laverack and Irish Betters, Irish bull Ter Offlee 52V< WeNt Kay Street Jacksonville, FJa.SFE ..
riers. Slow-tratl Bloodhounds and Colorado .. --.--........--- --------,--------.. .. ..
DROWN AND FOR HALE.AT for wild bearaud
Catch or Tiger Dogs ( hogs, '

San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries,: tramps). HERE If You Want: ttte 1 3 st

are well-stocked with freshly Imported male I want a few Industrious, temperate,'mar Ir
birds which are mated with carelully selected ried with lamilles children ol scnool Orange eBr ;
n en, iXe
E. UBOIS, lU u. Jl it gel". bens of our own raising, each variety being age, '0 settle near me, so that we can have a s

Send for Catalogue and order early. Send, allotted to separate enclosures in a lorty-acre small school.To .
also, for Price List of orange grove .h ggs caielully packed in baskets such, I wlllorter a few good settlements
at following prices: the Alllb,
the River
p on near Tampa
White Leghorns Knapp'f) Pit Games .....'ANDVegetable :.
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Bay,one and one half hours' sail Iroin Tain
FLORIDA WINES. (Heat hwoods), Plymouth Uoctcs (Hawkins), pa. Gool land for fruit and vegetables; good ,
Game Batams (Shouldlngs), Light lirahmas
neighborhood and htalihy. I am an old res-
(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks, $l.OO id nt here, and can also give some valuable
per thirteen. information )JniegRid I to choice ilverlronts, Crates
Claiborne and Cuban Games,FllverUearde-l: etc., including t the.roost t ultublet>ml pleusaut
\' and Crested Polish, W. F. lilack Spanish::; ruff. location for a Sea Side Hotel and cottages on
Cochins Golden Laced HeaLrlghts and Imperial this side of the Bay (Money In It). Also a
White 1'ekin Duck! ,SUO<) per thirteen. sawmill demand fur write
: good site for a ; quick Made, to
Marshall House White Crested: Black Polands, Houdans, lumber.
Wyaudottes (Prestont-), Langshans (Crouds), '
information' free Buy ol owners,and save
Boneys Brown Leghorns, 82.00 per thirteen. hey commissions. Will give good reiereuces :MEYERS: & MEDDAOGH
, Bronze and Seminole:) lurkcys, .i.OO: per if detlred.! Direct to ,
nine. GltA N VILL" PLATT
SAVANNAH, GA. j I per Booted pair. White Cuban Carrier Pigeon 81.60 Peru'Iilllaborough Co., FIa. Longwood 'Fla.


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SEASON 1888. SEASON 1888. THE LANE& BODLEY GO Shut 300 genuine Uelumtlnar pencer litesof. (7.

A mr.. R -fl world-wide reputation),59
-ram: :: I e S calibre,metnll:!cartridges.

< ONLY $5.00.No .

MAPES MANURES. such B VRGATNas this.> as ever ,been
'offered. There h ve been many od! style, sin-
P'IPiJ / g'o-shotarmsoirere'l' but, thlnisa 1 7-shot Ile-
I .. 11'V r sf p W peaterundoneotthe best ever made fold
I>onl>ln nn.'rllnf.- Rock 11lu'clfil1ll'lIrthp.r IniprovrwriitIn !
+tn foreign co-ntrles ns well nq In America
them to the most successful growth Vegetables, Oranges and
) adapting. MANUFACTURERS OF Not a chcnp thing! cot; up for sale, but a t el1t1I. -
IMAVHrrnntcd IHfl lor, sporting or dn-
Soil.C SAW MILLS ID ENGINESTor fence; orlirlnally co-t $Ji.no!( Pack, nnd only
Fruits on Florida offf ted at above low prlco from having boon
w' all purposes. An experience of thirty years sold inft" lanro sago' ut+ a great ,acrllioo linn
permits us to offer the best. patentcnt-r+(tr to mli gazlne,martin: ;!itn Single
rriZ Good work at low.prices. Send for circular. Loadcror Itopeater t will. Cartr dgo! tQ
cents a box. Bristle Swab Brush" ) and Thong,
ci WE MANUFACTURE 2-3 cents.It .
can also bn used ns a SHOT GUN, ns
These Mapes Manuresas -I k WELL DRILLS SHOT CARTRIDGES cnn be furnl-hod l for
'them in diflerpnt sizes: stint, making It u REPEATING -
FOR SHOT GUN. Price for Shot Cartridges -
\1\Q Water Goal and Gas, ) ;5 cents p r box.
( ncknowledjred by the best ,scientific" and pmotlonl nnlhorlllr, sco the Marc Send P. O. Order, nnd order at one, ns lot Is
pninphlct for J ISsS/:;/ (iff< rd\\he Florida, Orange, Krultaud Vegetable growers the Ilydrenllcor Mock In Jell America.InF.Laraci.t small Orders filled In rotation. Price( onlygiWrariteed
only. safe, rational economical iray ofmunurlny.' Farmers with small out. for present lot. Cut this out as it
Jny (experience itnnecexsarv\) Can will not nppenr n alll.
to [OO'!!1 maIm large profits. Korlsks.Can A discount! to dealers ordering a case of ten
direct buyers to paying territory. or more.
l"M.! Prospecting for Water,Coal \\'1". I1EAHUV SONS. IO7 ,\'n", inv-
Their Guaranteed High Standard Fully Maintained.All or Gas done on application. tnn St., KoHtoii. niasH. EtablishedISO.s
r \' ;;r: Also MTs of WIND MILLS, ;
tho official nnnlj-scs: published\ by tho Agricultural experiment Mntlnns "_ HORSE POWERS FEED MILLS,
((1f18i and post; years) show that the high irunnm J'll /'tn1111 I ird of tho Mnpes' ComO i, FODDER AND ENSILACE
plete nut St;| cclal Crop Manures (highest in the world) has 1 Icon fully main > :; FUMPSANDWELL Send
tuined. *rtnl i otnl for new pamphlet' I tMS S.which gives analyses, {/nttr'tHtccdcoiiijttsHlnnprices fZ&II'f! ,\1\\ PU TTERSi this Paper.
and all desired informatlou! viz: How to get them, how I 11 I I4c to cover cost mailing \ I
to use tlic1n/etc.,'address Q Catalogue.


:J. II. ::-Tyson, & Co. (Our Forwarding Agents), Jacksonvillc.jFla. .. 68 w.Lak.8L, Chicago ill.PdANOFORTES. .,
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,';;.r -.)>r. G. W. Iaiionster, DeTan,1, Fla. I G. I> Clifford, Eustis, Fla a AND PHOSPHATES OP1LJMEL30DA. .
': I>r. J. >, Bishop, Sanf 'rd, Flu.! I| ;
-. THE MAPES CO., 158 Front St., New York KNABE : } ,--

I' rRIcJ THE .Leo'v] s r.

Cures. Coughs, Colds, Asthma, Bronchitis
Stove! ; Crockery, and all Srufulous Humor
To Ono ami All.-Are you suffering
Tin-ware; C. S. L'E N G L E China, UNEQUALLED IN from a Cough, Cold, Asthma, Urnnchllls I or
Chandeliers, Tone Touch) 'Workmanship), and Durability any of the various pulmonary troubles thatso
Granite Iron-ware ; often end in Consumption? Iso( "' use"Wil- ,
Lamps, WILLIAM KNA1JE fe CO. bor'n Pure Cod-Liver Oil and Lime," a safe
Oil Stoves, AND Burners Baltlmor 2 and 24 East Baltimore Street( wild .cure remedy. This is no quncK prepara-

Silver-ware New York. 112 Fifth Avenue. tion, but is regularly prescribed by the medl-
Gas Fixtures Washington' Market,Spate. cnl faculty. Manufactured only by A. B.
COMPANY WILBOU Chemist, Boston. Sola by all druggist -
House Furnishings, Freezers, s.
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Table (/ tlery, \" Refrigerators,

Gate City Filters, C. W. STONE AGENTS WANTED I
FireDogs, :
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner Tea and '
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Baskets and'ooden-Waref I I' Toilet Sets. r In every county to every to sell household.an article'! which Commlsl'is indispensable -

aIIIIDWAY lii L-iirtfo: TTIIIS Easy; sales'Quickly
Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.
ITImle. An energetic and reliable
than' can n : "t lie Fu-xiblo Wire ItlntCO.
THE PEERLESS FRUIT PICKER. We-stSth St., corner Depot St., Cincinnati, 0S250WILLBUnHE .

Cuts stem close and conducts fruit to pickers bag. Operated from

ground or ladder at any angle. Especially valuable for Tangerines. BEST

(Retail price $2.00))). The "Trade" supplied. I

Pure Ground Bone, (with no vital properties extracted nor acldulafed. :ICV'9 II

.) $32. I) per ton. .
,High Grade Fish Guano and Bone Super Phosphate, 133.00( per tonI Breeder of registeredBERKSHIRE

'. t Dried tankage for composts, etc., analysis gives Amonla, 7:40: per I
:_ cent.1'hos. Acid sol) }15.3.: 832 per ton. HOGS
Sulphate Totn&h, 48 to&0 per cent. $32.00 per ton. Murla e Potash,8 ,

I per cent. 148.00 per ton. F. O. B., cars at Jacksonville. SAW MILt

i A\1 ISO,:GCO.W.Baker's Rotted Bone Manures, Ground Bone' BRONZE TURKEYS

': + : ,' :4ht4at.( (; manufacturer'srntes., All grades, .from 814.00( to $T7.00 per ton ., y FOR THE MOKCY. Send for,Descriptive Circular.
i' 'i' .t1'frnlsratshtind. :, .ten dys to fill orders.
., ,';, ,' :'.' '" '. it. c. imiivitr.u: ,.iinrn inert on, F ,. ,', .. '.. .. INDIANA. '

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: Ili ; v, -lv, ..4fi,119lot of .: Music' Books for Young and "Old.
Y a I ,, "I!,

"S 1I: '.r -..- .'FALL: ;:

$Suitable for Southern! purchasers., ,as' they. Sum's and Games ,for' the
"ra<3> lighter and oppress is cheaper.,
:: Al, guaranteed I ,a ,'ropresente' ," Little) Ones 7>... 4
By Gertrude Walker & n01'r ct.S. Jenks.

\.. N DOBBINS &, 'BItO'un ; 130 of the sweetest of sweet'songs for the
y-t ,. (Kindergarten: or Primary school. Largo
t j&> ,I handsome pages;fine print. Price$:l.oa!)

\f BrmrmJJllMKGHm o 4a JilljrlC BellS. ((30 Cents, iS.'l per dozen.)

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; -. ; ; ':! ;!\" ,:,,, .t ''LJ. WJH. One of tho very prcttlcbt and cos
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ANUi- lest of Christmas. operettas!' .J II-t.: out.LaiulniMHS. .

.Ii. Hymnal for Ladies Col- l'
t "BBIN'sm' -.6 1 O,or.. Jt," leges. (11.25 Cloth St Hoards ) J. R. Kr.NniMCK !
v ;.- -..", H-'D' iVl Ilctlned and and.Ii'superior. L. HITTEII collection., of Vassar College, I I

I O1 II mas service for Sundu Schools bright and
jti>. ((8' Cts.) also a Chrislmas torvico.' .
J : rieud! for List of Christmas Carols
Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters Leonard's 3Tass iii 1Q. ((71\ cts.) Is" 7'
Made of MALLEABLE IRON. great success. Easy and good music.

I'i' 1 CATALOGUE ,FREE. ADDRESSTHE 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Classical Pianist. ($1Nowandextra) .
?b good collection. 42 pieces. 8,1 flrst-rato' compo -

BEST IS SPRINGFIELD MACHINE CO.CHEAPEST. lun.smlthing done In all its branches. Any Book Mailed For Rail! Pric ..


SPRINGFIELD, OHIO. 1 Kpecial rates Htencll. Cutting, by mail., O. II. DiTSOK, & Co., :337 Broadway, N. Y.


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F Every cultivator of the Potato, both far and near, is familiar with the Early A white-skinned, medium early variety, seedling of the Early Rose; of fine,
Rose. It \ : :Pioneer! of almost all the imrproved? varieties of the present form and good size, it has: few eyes which are< but little below the surface.
day; its highly extolied character when first introduced has not depreciated Either boiled or baked it is dry and floury, while the flesh is of fine grain and
in the least; in fact, cultivators cannot speak too highly of it; it pleases the excellent flavor. The vines are very vigorous and healthy and in, some cases,
market gardener equally as well as the private grower, and in reputation today have been entirely free from blight when it has destroyed crops of other varieties .
. it equals that of any other variety. To keep it in perfection, it is always in the same field. '
necessary to obtain your seed from potatoes grown: in an Eastern climate, and ,', < .
those from Vermont or Nova Scotia are always the best; to keep planting
from your own seed greatly deteriorates the quality, and decreases its pro-
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One of the best of the early varieties. In Mi I
Rose, but shorter. Skin tinged with pink it
some sections it proves earlier than the Early H"' (,I '
II ? jiI( ? I'I'I' first, but becomes pure white during the tria-
Rose. Vine vigorous,,'growing very rapidly j ',I ( j / I ( ( i N r I I ter: Flesh solid'to the centre, even in la.rceveryproductIve :
the tubers in 11 I Illi
lying compactly ,
: ; 1 Ikr Il specimens, and of the finest quality. '
the hill. Tubers similar in to the 111111 N p1 IIIlitil( l II I a I
shape Early I ii IV1 ..
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We have just,,received,our first cargo of 2,000 barrels and are now prepared to supply growers with a choice selection of Nova Scotia and :Prince
Edward's Island 'potatoes, grown especially for seed, and of an entirely different quality from the stocks generally sold, which are 'frequently mixed ,vii
eties of very inferior quality, with the names branded on the barrel to suit the order. ." .. .
These prices are for orders booked from this date : t
25 Barrels and over. 10 Barrels. Per Barrel. 35 Barrels and over. 10 Barrels. Per Barrel. *

,Early Rose . $3.25 $3.50 $3.75 l\1ammothPearl.: . "." 3.25 3.50 3-75
'Beauty of Hebron 3.25 3.50 3.75 J White Star .' . 3.25 3.50 .': ,, '3.75
,Burbank Seedling 3.25 3.50 3.75 Chili Red . ,. 3.50 : '3.75 =' 'r' .. ,. i.'. J: 4.00\, ,\
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Early Snow/lake./ \ ? ; !? 'f 3.25.\) 3.50 3.75' ,, .'\ \d', "' 'V**
: We l>ay.e.made. a,specialty of imported,, seed potatoes for several seasons" and they have invariably.' ,' given sa.satisfaction., t. .J I...' ".",:t.1':: ':" ':.

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We also deal in sJeds of every description, including the following varieties of beans, viz: : oj" )Y Ypi.

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Imported Early Valentine. German Wax. Advancer (wrinkle.) ; Buist's Early Morning Star.
; Early Mohawk (six weeks.) '. Lt ,,-. Southern Prolific."' ,.' ",, '1'''. McLean's Little Gem. ', Buist's Premier Extra 'Early.
H \ Early Yellow (six weeks.) '. t''"; Large Lima. 11. '. j Eugenia. 2 White Marrowfat.

Dwarf GermanVax.. Carolina See Wee. Blue Imperial. .. Black-Eyed.
i 1 Golden Dwarf or Cream Wax : Champion of England.Our .
seeds are all fresh and reliable and have been selected with gr if care.Ve handle R. Buist's seeds exclusively, and are prepared to fill orders
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I at Philadelphia prices.TERMS.AII'orders ; ;
from parties unknown to us must be accompanied by remittance.

I .-Ambler, Marvin & Stockton, bankers" or any of she leading merchants of Jacksonville or South Florida.

t Respectfully,

I : CHURCH ANDERSON & CO .: "i .I 1 L ,

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DECEMBER\ 19, 1887.1 "- THE ]FLORIDA DISPATCH.;--------- JOG3






I New York
and Philadelphia, "' ; 3,000,000 Acres:
And between Boston ;, y AND R_

and Savannah ::::4;- L t of the Richest Lands in the State. ',i

65 to 70 HOURS. M PHILADELPHIA. ,,','i6f' ,
1 <

Ocean Steamship Companv. t: :: Jisston. Representing all the .. '

Companies, ,: ;
(Central or Meridian Time) ;.itj,.

T* si s >H oo TS ntee; : Kissimmee Land ,;
Between Jacksonville and New York, 1 1st class $31.0(1(; Intermediate 818.00; Excursion! $12.00; Company, L'
Bteer $12 09.;)
Jacksonville and Boston, Itt class$n.ou; Excursion 813.50:Steerage$ ?.??. AND
THE Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
i-t 'KOM HAVANA TO NEW: Y CHATTMTOOCHEE, Capt. Dnggelt.................... ..... Friday December 2-a:? a.m Florida[R. R. Co's Lands. ,
NAroOCHEE. Capf.. K inpion ................ Sunday, Dcen b r4- ROO n.m
CITY 0.' AUGUSTA: Can'. Catharine.....................'Tuesday. December6-9.3ua.m;
TALUHASHK.R: Capt Fisher..F'riday, Dec>mber9 )::#flp' if Consisting of beautiful Lake. Fronts, High awl Low Hammocks,first-class Pine Land for
CHAT PA HOOCH WE, Capt. Dagsett! ............ ..Snnd y, l'e emberll20p.. m range roves, and rich reclaim, d lands for garden purposes.
rooOI1EF.: .Cant.Kemptou.................. ............. ...............Tnemla December 13- 4:80: p.m
C&TY OK. AUGUST\, Ca pt. Ca-harlt e.................'rlday. December 16- 7:00 a. m
5&LrAHA8KE.: Capt. Fisher.Bundav. D..ct'mhfOr 1 IS- :80t.:: 11, C>ran.ge: Cro-ves
CHAT rAH000HEE, Oapt. nesday December 20- 4'I'Oa.') n ,
NAOOOOHEE! rant. Kempt on. .D04?Pm' er 2 -12:3ip.::;C) m
+w CITY OF AUGUST,Cart Catharine.................. Sunday, Def'emhel'2.nOr.m' And Improved Truck Farms.
TA.LTA.H48HfK. rapt Fisher.. ...... Tups-'ny, Dumber 27 :- 30p.nCHATiAIIOOCDEE :
Capt. Dagett.Friday, Decembei.. 30 6:30: p m
GATE CITY Cart.Taylor Thursday, Deeemberl-6rOp.m: .
CITY OF vfACON, ('aI" H. O.! Lewis.....;.Thursday, Dec-ember R-11:3): ) p m
ATE i-TTY Cart. E. R. TAylor................... .- .................ThursdHy, cnnber 15-- (CM J., p. m #
CITY OF M A('ON.Capt Lewis.........:. Thnr dav December"-lhao a.m Bend for Price and Description List.WILLIAM.
I. GATE CITY, Capt. .....Thursday, December 19- 5:00: pm
These[ Steamers do: net carry Passengers.] CANNON
DER8OT'G: Capt. N. F. .Thun-day. December 1- (fttOa.m)
.'"NI AT A. Capt. 'rne rl8y. I Ire.) mbpf 69:00: a.in T?..'.. In '''io noon-. Trl..l..mnn ..
DESSOUG: Capt. HOWAS Deremb-r 11- 2:3: 'p. ti> Ojll""nl" rnnnt. 'Fl"
HINT I '" T A. rapt. A .?............................. Friday, Dec rn her IK{-7:'0 a. m
DFRSOUG, Gapt How.s........................................Wednesday, D=>eemb'r 21- ]ll:"<>0nmJUN1ATA EIS.J'AnLIsIIED: 1t47r;.
Capt. A*Klns............ ......:.............Monday.. Dpcf.mher"623)'P.. n.UijadaoUG .
Capt. N.F. Howes......... .............bainrdiy I Deoenber316:31:; a. m
.., '- PALACE
r CTonnectlne with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross!I Short Line) ,
Over to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. ANDFERTILIZERS
Tnrough Tickets and Bills of Ladlnglssued to principal points North,East and Northwest
Tin Savannah. For Information and rooms apply to .'
HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. G. ANTWR Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. WIT.o.T: ffJCjflLlfegC! .A... JBC>1rEi..S.: ::
RICHARuSON & BARNARD.? Agent, Savannah Piei, B..ston.W. .
L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street,1"hliadel hta. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
J. D. H ARHAGEN, }IasternAgent, Sav.,Florida & Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y. 20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
G. M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN, Soliciting Agent. handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. :My new Catalogue will be sent free on.
., FnrTlcketaapnlvtoS fr.'R. W. Rallwav offlm.
: ____ application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In

} Exchange.EDWIN' A. BROWN & CO, Ii ISo.IIiIFin6 20. Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, Bran,Wheat,


1 183 ::EUaJ.C3i.D.EJ: S-r., I. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

All rcrclrtfpold mid accounted for l by.m-li steamer.Vrltefor; Stencils, Guaranteed
R ffipt-fo: Trvlnir Nnt'onn', Pnnkow Yoik._



Prices on application. July] 27 tt

t Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida (without Ice' ESTABLISHED 1875.Commission ;
f Rnlnranr'a! Aar And Qp1 Q nn,l ohook Qn'n,1'nr.In! r<>vr>rv oblpmAut ,.1n<>p,1 on' 'flint ,rnnlr.


1' ., :El.e-v. :L.yrra: an. :lb.e1ps s ,


SELLS Merchant? | Forwarder
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Oranges Trees and other Fruit and Plantation and Garden Crop., Waycross R. R. Wharf, Waycross R. R. Depot,


Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these Goods: Jacksonville, Fla. Gainesville, F12.'

The highest grade goods are the best and cheapest,and theee goods meet the want. Man'
,Pars' tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can he given but It{ I have in Stock and to arrive:
I4,FdiPpswheregoodsareNnwellknown. It ran tie truthfully mid flint these Are thA ItAndA)'''
250,000 Banyoe Orange Boxes, 50,000 Gum and Poplar Orange
Boxes. 200,000 Orange Box Heads, 750,000 Orange

Box Hoops, 50,000 Reams Orange Wraps.

THEvFLOEIDA--: : SOUTTIBRN -:- RAILWAY-:- COMPANY be soil Blzen Ht,the Tram LOWEST Cnrs,POSSIBLE Ornrpe Clips UATKS.Ladders, and other growers' supplies, nil cf vrhichwill

Have the very best: fncllltien for the distribution and sale of Oranges. Consignments so.
HAS BEEN MOVED FROM PALATKA TO JACKSONVILLE lloltod. Homl for Mfonpila., Clrpiilnro, and I'r1or Ti1 IdM.

: 10 Yeares U"lUt>ltt>llva.WHOLESALE .
Tho offices arc now locaed:
G. S. P.: .A.L.1\I.IE1E1.: : : .

0 Where i communications will bo directcti.'L. SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY,

100 It'mle Street, Nevork..
O. GARRETT, Com. of Land' and Immigration. Consignments pollclted and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports for
ilshed on ppllcat1On.
Asst. .,T: HKF&RENCKS-ChAtbAm National Bank,Thurber,Whyland A: Co., New York Cltvt nl t'l'
\ :J.W.WEEKS, Bank: and established Produce Merchants New York Philadelphia,Baltimore and Bono
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[How to Cure NIAGARA r FORCE MPTChenpest .,.' CLYDE'S '!

L..r.: :: : "- ""' ""
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Skin &Scalp and host Well Force Pump' Will never New York Charleston & Florida
l'reeze. I'Vrintrodnctloant' your locality will name1)ealrrr.
Diseases Prices for Sftiele l.unll'tnte| !\ depthOf ,
well Vi'ct also manufacture) latest! improved .
outfit! for Nprjsylnor Fruit Tree* und Cotton
) -z with the ; STEAMSHIP LINE. -
5KB\ bV Hand or &\orse' Power Ronc1 Cntnloguc.for

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The elegant Steamers of this Line appointed to sail
I ftfljnpn g never falls to Cure. from Jacksonville
Anv onawhnwontato cnn send us their
npORTUIUNG, DISFKJUUIiVO, ITCIirNU, iaJreB and we will man Ibottle Every Tlntrstlny, apt follows :

pimply diseases, of the skin, ---JJu.- TAFT, BROS., -Kocbesters--- N. Y.-FREE-. Steamer SEMTNOLF ....... ..,.. ....."..... ,.......,. .....Thursday, December 1st, 4:31: n.m
scalp, mid blood with ]loss: : of linlr, Horn infancy .. OMKIlOKhE! .. .. ... ... .. .. .... .. ...... Thursday, December th. lo( :< 0a.m) .
to old age, are cured bj the Utmc'UUA i A 'VRF.tnl1tl1lpwnrll: .positively! !securers u SFMINOLK: .. .. .. ..... .... .. .... .. .Thursday, December loth) 4:30a.m:: .,
KEMEDIF.P.tmcon.v!I. 25 I by men agents Mcllln!: l>r well'ienunoel.la'rtrir .. .. .. . .. .. ....
U..I.S""I ('""uI".etc.1njby ("11E1 UO)K I'E; .. .. .. ... Thursday, DE cem bar 2.'d.! JUno: a. raSLMiNOLE
rUler r cleanses RESOLVENT the blood,and Ihe New perspiration mood Pu-of ladies 1 selling Dr. SeottV .;::1..1.1(.(''UI'.IIt.' Sample ttSteamer : ....... . ........ .............. .... . ..ThtirJMUJ ., December !J.11. 3.3)a. m tA.
free. State sex. DR. SCOTT. X4ii I! nroadway.W t, t.Rovplycrs.
disease-sustaining elements,and thus remove From Femaiidiiia: Fla.: .
--- -- -- ---
the canes.I .
UTICU.RA, the great. Skin Cnre, instantly Every Sunday afternoon after arrival of F. R. & N. Co's 2:45: train, I ,
allays itclilnsrand IiIlan matlon.cle rs the x
skin and scalp of crusts, scales and sores, and w rY- CtcJ leaving Jacksonville as follows:

restores the hulr.CUTICUKA ?;: F-.I.* YEMAPSEF. .. ...... . ... ... ... .. .... ...... . ............Sunday, December 4th a
SOAP, an exquisite Skin Tteauti-. 1 rice rlafWo,1u,1'tt.brtrRhISr 44 CITY OF TOLUMBIA .. .... ... .. ... .. ...... ....Sunday, December 1HBI *.
tier, is Indispensable in treating skin diseases FOR 'IIt YKMASSEK.; : . ..... . .. . .. . "...Sl1D l4y, December loth''
oily ,skin baby humors CtmcuiiA, skin REMEDIED blpmislu-s::, chapped are the MAKE A g; _. OIlY OF COLUMBIA: .. .. . . .. .. ,,. .. ,. ,. .. ....::. .,..Sunday. Decjmber ..

great skin beautirters. C1NT .
Sold every'where. Price, CtmcunA, 59) .: Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E. R., New York, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY -
FOAP: 25c. ; RESOLVENT, $!I. Prepared by the at3 p. m. Tuesdays' shirs" for Fernan lna and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville.
POTTER DRUG AND CUEMICAL +. o., iioston! Worth Twenty-five Cents. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are unsurpassed.
Mass. .... will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments Jrom EveryattfeLion
t-SPnd for "TTow to '' ire akin Diseases.:' ULYDK'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier!!H. East hiver. .
AGEI[ TS WA1\ TED. Samples Free. Mnco labt season VKN .'1 \TOICS Iiav0-l>pcn constructed on the Iron steamers for
fPTMTKD with the loveliest delicacy t is the tho better transportation of Oranges and Vegetables. '
11111 skin bashed with unctritA JIEJMCATED For further Information apply to .
SOAP. .'1'W. STOet. ES,., MgLr.i .1i. <>. J. A. STEAD: Agent, }i'.M. Iilu! MONGER, JK., O. F. P. A., J. A. LESLIE, Agent,
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'I<'ernan lna, Fla. Jacksonville, f la. 83 W. Bay St.. Jacksonville, Fla.
HIATT'S AUTOMATIC FRUIT SIZEH' THEO. U. EUER, Traffic MauajrerV3l.. I'. crYIl3 A; Co., <;cn. .Agent,
3: > Hroadwav. N. Y. J2 South Wharves, Philadelphia.] Pa.. : s) Hroadwav. N. Y.SPLENDID .
Fancyt Poultry. .

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P. O. Cox 381 Jacksonville, Fla -
Awarded the First Premium at the South Florida.Exposition. I
W. W. FENDKICH, Send for description and price to the Choice Hullis Direct from' Holland in Fine Condition. At usual Rates, :j

White and Brown Leghorns, Light Rrahmas Patentee, THOMAS IIIATT, I.ecsburff, Fla, arcVortU Double the iTIoucy, Reiides Kxprcssa Sent, Express Paid,
Plymouth Hocks, Lnngslmns, "VVyacdottqs'and to any' :Southern Express Office in Florida.: I ,
i Pe'.cin'! Duck!' Until further no.tieowfl No-v Ups I''
furnish Egg from the ab'ove.ya-1- ri;lht Piano, Rose- .
4i tics v-T. !51.50; !) per thirteen, three Bettings. for. wood Case,onlyw165r a,1ipc'! ; .' ,!l'i' ''l 24 MIj'aciiitlisaH.... different 124 Named Tulips iu I.' /., :;. ,, .Wr-: "
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$J.OOcriilvered atlSxnrasc office. II! ?:W' ,
b. ... ;: -
'" New Crgais "' ,
) Mentlou DISl>ATOJt. szr .t f'
$60, Greatest Bargains fi 12 illixcd Ilyaciulhn.: I 12 Mixed<< Tulips. l:
Ever Offered. < .. ." .! Ii I

800,000 ACRES Established For Catalogues 28,years address ti 48 Named Crocus; assorted. O. 6 Named Narcissus, 4 Sort.s 1" > ''I

12m Piano and Oran Co. !! 60 :nixed Crocus. 3 Mixed Narcissus. .. '

: Washington,N.J..IT.S.A.ljifesis '
I ---- -- --- -- 4- no\vdrops, 3 Scillas, 3 ItauiinculuH. 3AiicHioncs.( Total 201 Itulbio.: (

'' Situated! In the Counties of ..JJj fe..n\i: Duvnl, Ohas. M. Davidson & Co. Ready November 15th. This offer is made only till' December 15th. .. I

Columbia, Hn wanpe,AIIll'hun, Lafayette: Marlon No. 231 East. Trade st., Charlotte, N. C. All Bulbs then remaining unsold will be planted in my own grounds. \
; Hernando, .Sumler, Orange, Volnsln,
'. Urevard, Polk, illllsborough, Manatee and WHOLESALE 1 UTTERS, ---

Monroe.TOWN COMMISSION M KKCHANTS. The New Japanese Plums on their Own Native Stock !

LOTSIn Shipments; of Florida Fruils solicit oil.
I nm about 1o Import the following Itlnc1.., comprising all the valuable NATIVE
attention to tho
Special paid oforanges. JAl'ANfiSH!> 1'L.OIYIN, grown in Japan under European; supervision ,
the Towns of Klsslmmee Winter
Gordonvlllc, Bartow, Auburndale, Lnki-innd,, Quick pales and prompt returns. BOTA KIN 01 KK1.SKV: HATT .MtlN, diil'tirs Irons Kelsey, only; in color; Shlrata
ul.OOD PLUM, price *l each Yuslie u Ked
Hone, the ; ; wry early plum, Najato or
ScfTner, Mango\ Orient, Ragle! Lake, llaskoll
Stencils sent on application.! Hotan, Yellow Najrato or O :on, !Miira Smniuo or White i'liini. I
Kathleen, lilchlund )Dade)
I'oraberton. City, Owcnsboroand References-Commercial 1 National Hark, All prouiUe I lobo ort ho greatest! value tor Florida, and (he KuNoy) has already fulfilled thopromi.e. ;
A Map and Descriptive Notes showing the Merchants\ nnd Farmers' National Dank, Price 40 cents! each. $1 I per dozen, except where noted set of two of each kind ,for ,. I
lu January. Order now, as number will bo limited.
} \Vin.jlolinslon.) fo. Heady
location of these! landdwlll!:I he furnished on -
----- ---- ------ --
application to Iho Land Department of the To Intro-luce our
r South Florida Railroad Company cra.tlcl 1 Glf t wonderful Se'f-'
If you live inSouth Florida why not plant an
GEO. Fox A Oporcttn'.r1'IIshlug Muchine we will
GIVE( J' away In every town. Best

(Slticr: Oierk, in SttND the! World.FOR! ONK No labor to the or rubbing. AVENUE OF ROYAL PALMS ? J,

a 'I; t iV f'nnu. 0't 1IoI..n"11nl tin:: 23 nt.' St.. v. v.
------ --- -- -- --- 150 Palms two feet It
f .. --- --- -- -- For Sale : Royal pot grown; 75 cents each ; :
t \ UTEE.I :: : :E=!..XIE.PE1.UIT: : : : C.A. .:El..XEEI.: J $7.50 per doz ; one hundred for $50. +"

.. o0tably marketing the increasing millions of the !SiP Freight or expressage must be paid by PURCHASER on every- ..r
distributed best
ot \ weeks or throughout
b'e'0 \e be'e U. S Oran, thing except Bulbs, as offered above. .
"J Cllllllda
:; g e'9el c90WRAPPING( DISPENSED WITH.) $ the
I _4,61efot'Y'- **./tlJ r'0,17I Terms : Cash with order. Send registered letters to Oviedo, or
Oranges, wrapped or unwrapped, taken frora an ordinarily packed box and repacked in. the I<. Ifl&AB' (Oviedo, Florida.
,r ,": same, with our fillers, by little child. Use only '. '

i J THE FLORIDA STANDARD BOX. Baliiicito l ffuvscrics, Lake Charm, Fla. -....

r' Fillers 90 adjusted- 200 -to 175 U for-'all 150 sizes. R- T., "YOTTNO, Justice of the Peace. F. M. CoopER, Notary Public.Of i

.'- 128 and 250
J.3.000 .A.Cres
=' == "
r ==S- the best quality of heavy oak, hickory and cabbage hammock, having miles of river and
iII[Q bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially I
",.. -- "' PAT MAY 26IBBS adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. ,
t :; -' J. :; JULY 131B86 __- 0:1 '
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I, i : ab4b 'd WP.A YOUNG( & COOPER, 9ap =: W tTP pam,a+ d"d.u

Ii i _4" ; j Fillers Manufactured by k none) Q.oo vcso.,:J (!D O' 'd"a .o
_.. 'd Ca. ''"q o. p
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: : .n- 'SN0. 'y +a V ++ ; r al .o..
J JENKINS, McGUIRE & 00, C) )! 'tI: Q.) (!) O :oPO !.)
= = :g n'1Jq.l Estate AerontH, : C'g g0.9..
a 0
1 NORTH CHARLES STREET BALTIMORE, MD. d q t .y"a.. h .G m ;:--' (!) p= _""IJQ uf 1
0:1: g. ... ... (!)'d
1MIICI2 per 1000-assorted sizes--with colored diagram and instructions how to pack-812.5O. == :E' ...'r.o V ..,;" ijf; $#''ulmetto, Manatee Co., Fla rafD, NNE ''c Dm m o?0 fD
Boxes with 4 layers require fillers and those with 5 layers require 10. ...... oI '
oS t- ...
If flats and sections be ordered of red, white and blue paper, 1 cent per box extra. q.Q 0 .j.::; -1'j,.. '..'1' W ,... 0.01 '
Discounts on large lots. Let cash accompany order through your commission merchant, ..-C) ..e. .r' -Jt' I 1v j .! '
ixpless: Exchange: or Postal Note. biI., '* 'Vy'f vs' ;\
( ]|* Tow roperty Improved and unimproved t>" C V '
Order fruit The pipe Fruit Carrier.
JZf In the: towns on the Manatee Hlver. Beautiful river ttwV .-i!'" 1).1V ) f
o ; ";' < Ripe Peaches and Tomatoes safely transported In it across the Sea. bay tro1Thl T ,_u%a salt water. 0)stern; fish and clams. Lovely bialldlBg slteft l m. '
.. on majnlantt and t,4 fndt Yachting unsurpassed. Correspqddfetice bOllc >J i, w5. vx\j: ?; (,

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