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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, SEPTEMBER 17, 1881.
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WASHINGTON, D. C, SEPTEMBER 17, 1881.
The National Tkihuxe wishes full and early
Teports of army Reunion, Grand -Yrmy. and other I
meetings of general interest to soldiers, for pub- '
lication. and asks that some of our friends will
please be kind enough to see that they are SQnt '
to us at the earliest possible moment.
We are pleased to know that The National
Trhiuxe is appreciated, but think that our ex-
. changes, in making use of them, should sive us j
credit for our original articles.
Commissioner of Pensions Dudley has in course
of preparation a new set of rules and regulations '
for the government of his office, which will be
ready for promulgation by October 1st. Orders
164 and 292 issued by the late Mr. Bentley will
be revoked, and claimants and attorneys will be i
put upon the footing before the Department of i
principal and agent. Pensioners and claimants
will have good cause for congratulation on the
,.i,o.rxj in L. mo.io or.,1 .m fliwi fim rtni '
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Dudley is in truth the soldiers friend. '
The Government of the United States is rich ,
enough to pay a pension to every soldier and ;
sailor who served during the war of the rebel-!
lion and yet survives. The passage of a law con- i
taining such a provision is simply a question of ;
policy and not one of ability to meet the obliga- ;
tions which it would impose upon the financial J
resources of the country. .
The idea has already been broached in Con- j
gress, and we see that the papers are beginning to i
devote some attention to the subject. At the '
proper time The National Tkhjuxe will give !
its views in relation to the matter, which is one
requiring, for various reasons, deep thought, and .
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v.uiuiil-1 j7iuue nas in course oi preparation a ;
table of cases pending in his office, showing fully
the condition of each claim : that is, the claims in
which no official action, beyond the filing, has
been had : those in which requirements have been
sent out : in which evidence has been filed, &c, &c.
He will thus be enabled to fix the responsibility
for such delays as may have been occasioned,
and, so far as possible, assist in remedying the
evils resulting therefrom.
General W. T. Sherman is thus reported in a j
-nia i one paper: .
"NVnen asked about the attempt to kill Guiteau ;
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jie said tnai tne Jaw would have to take its
rfmir hi Sonri mti Tnlni Ar.icnu'c i..,r. lm ,....,
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k&ite Mnotmi mm
ieini ,,, ,. ... II a human being, no matter how depraved he
-is if he had fired on any unoficnding citizen. x
lie stated that if, as some of the papers have , ma-v be ain be sl,ot (lmv" 0r silot ai with inil)U
elaimed, there has been talk among the soldiers I nitv while in the custody of the law, simply be-
detailed to guard Guiteau in regard to shooting ;
him, the guilty ones would be arraigned before a '
court-martial. The fact that the attempted
shooting was done by an officer of the army, made
the crime inexcusable and worthy of the severest
This is the voice of a great soldier who never
sustained violation of law for any purpose.
All business communications relating to our '
paper should be addressed to Tin: National j
Tkikuxe. AVashington, D. C. '
Those having reference to the Kditorial De- j
partment only should be addressed to the Editor.
Wk take pleasure in stating that a copy of the
fine steel engraving of Colonel Dudley, promised
to our subscribers, has been mailed to each one !
who has made a request to that effect. I
The Nation's Creditor?. !
The creditors of the United Stales maybe'
divided into two classes, viz: 1. Those who hold '
the promises to pay. or bonds, of the Government, i
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Those who, by their services in the army and
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navy during the late war, maintained the integ-
rity of the Union, and thus guaranteed the pub-
The first class have been, are being. and should
be paid whatever was or is due them, and strictly
according to the letter and meaning of the obli-
gations Ihey held or yet hold. When they have
all been thus paid, principal and interest, the
Government will be discharged from all claims
in the premises.
As regards the second class, however, rhe case
different. Neither the Government nor the
American people can ever fully discharge the innocent savages amused themselves, almost under , of us yet.'" Audit was. The massacre of Fort
- debt they owe to the soldiers and sailors who his own eyes, after having slain the gallant Fet- ' Phil Kearney was but one of the legitimate re
1 preserved Hie one, and secured to the others the ! terman and his nearly one hundred men: suits of the Carringtonian method of dealing with
blessings to be derived from a Union founded ''I found that nearly everybody was stripped savages of that method which presumes an h-
j upon the principles of perfect freedom and even-
hamicd justice to all men. Money can never
fully discharge the obligation, nor can gratitude
extinguish it. however much it may be appro- 0lTlcial rpport ag to these mutiiations: : Eyes torn thc lime evcr come when tl,c management of hi-
ciatedby those upon whom it is lavished. Hut ' out and laid on the rocks: teeth chopped out: uJan affairs will be deputed to the War Depart
1 money can discharge one portion of the debt joints of fingers cut off: brains taken out and ment, where it properly belongs? It is surely time
j that is. so much of it as depends upon any con- placed on rocks, with members of the body: that a trial at least be made with a view to ascer-
tract, expressed or implied, entered into by and entrails taken out and exposed; hands and feet 1 taining whether the military head is not clearer,
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Government and its defenders
, and, such being the case, there should be no
: backwardness on the part of those who have con-
! trol of the public purse, nor on the part of the
people who contribute to the National support.
! in seeing to it that the funds necessary to the
I discharge of such obligations are forthcoming.
The soldiers and sailors should be paid whatever
may be their due, just as promptly, (iind even
more willingly, if anything,; as are, and ought
to be, the holders of the bonds or other evidences
of indebtedness of the United States. If the
laws are found insufficient to warrant suclrpav-
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, ments, (as in the case of bounties, for instance,)
then the laws should be amended at once, so that
' the proper relief may be extended. And. refer
1 ing to the question of pensions: while the existing
provisions are, in the main, liberal, yet there are
large classes of cases where injustice is being
"one, notably tnose laning avitiihi tne oj.erations
of what is known as the "Arrears Act." Thou-
sands ofmnjust ratings were made under the ar-
bitrary rulings of the late Commissioner, Mr.
Bentley, and which, without further legislation.
are likely to remain as monuments of his disre-
J?11'1 r the commonest principles of equity.
Again, as regards those who for months languished
in southern prisons, and there contracted diseases
which, however, were not manifested, it may be,
until after discharge from the service; legislation
is necessary to enable many of them to obtain
the pensions that every one who knows any thing
of their cases is satisfied they ought to have.
And a law is required, conferring upon the Corn-
missioner of Pensions or upon
some tribunal es-
i, or as an adjunct ,
tablished under his supervision,
to his Department, the powers of a court of
or.iif-i- c i,nf wimnornv . moviwiAH.. ...,
- UH Vf .!AtC MilVUV'IV,! . JUVIUUI JWUO UIOV.
arises the applicant may not have to appeal to
Congress for that relief which the strict letter of
the statute denies him. And. as we have already
intimated. Vne laws should be enacted :is expe-
ditiously, and, when enacted, carried out as
faithfully and promptly as are the laws providing
for the payment of the public bonded debt, or any
part thereof, or of the interest thereon,
The Government and the people owe it to
themselves to see to it, that in settling with the
Nation's creditors no distinction be made between
those who furnished the money for earning on
the war and those who furnished the bone, sinews,
blood and muscles by which it was brought to a
Respect the L:nv.
Sergeant Mason, of battery B. Second Artil-
iery, when relieving the guard at the jail here on
the afternoon of the 11th inst., shot at Guiteau
through the window of his cell and came near
The ball grazed his head, and was
, imbedded in the cell wall. Mason was promptly :
! arrested, and taken to the Arsenal and incarcer- '
' ated. The affair is to be regretted however :
i much the neonle may desire to see Guiteau nun-
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i ished tor his dastardly attempt upon the Presi-
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i n hm,iri ho vo,,,,,,,!.,.,,! ihof 4i. i: ,.
It should be remembered that the Government
0l- t)e United States rests upon a foundation of !
aWj ;uul tll.lt it is (.ontrary t0 the geiH-lls ol-our
institutions to punish one crime by committin
cause he attempted to kill the President, it will
earnestly desire to see full justice meted out to
him; but for the honor of our good name among I
the Nations of the earth, and for the sake of our
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own sell-respect as citizens, let us see to i that 1
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Do Not Delay.
We again impress upon our patrons who wish
to continue their subscriptions to The Nation
al Tkjkuxi-: the importance of sending on the
additional amount of one dollar before the 20th
be Ion- before every murderer or would-be ! 1,B"m caromes, oi wnicn ne nad 110 dead and buried theories, even though sue- I lor effectiveness, simplicity, auraum, ;uhi
.,,,,,,.,. - plenty, were to be furnished those sent upon i cesfullv resurrected are suited to th imnnl-ir cheapness. Thev are made ot whatever size tbre-
issassin will be treated in the same manner, and . ' 1 U,M,U- Juutciui, .ue suited to tne popniai . . ,nrTiri.-Tvii
.i..i ,. ., . , ' such duty, together with an amide smmlv of fnfe Tl,n Mir .i i,;c i;hi ,, quired, and htty-two number ol 1JIL .NArio.N Ah
conns and j unes oe altogether ignored. .,. , x" " "" '" -""' " """ "JO ,lllJV 1U1- , TlII,,.v., ,., ,,. .,W1mmnfl'ited in a sinle vol-
must and dmll 1 punished. The , """"'"" :"' " " 1- j lowh,, .earn these Inrtta, and hide Item sight I "to ta hSZfrV 'ok
A.ri., .,.. ,,n , ;, , .., . ! "lon ''J- t,,c S:,V"S sevcral valuable lives from , the mimhmK remains of their .lead love, the I ' .
m-.v. V. WwV. 1WEBM 1MIV it OU, (Will 11JUOU
The Gentle Savage.
Colonel H. JJ. Carringtou recently read a paper
before the Boston meeting of the Association for
the Advancement of Science, his subject being
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' the Dakota tribes of Indians.
, nished a line field for rhetorical display, and
enabled the colonel to exhibit his knowledge of
Indian character, air his philanthropic views,
indulge in mawkish sentimentalities, and tell
what he would have done, under certain eireuni-
! stances, had he been a noble red man.
; During the course of his address he took occa-
sion to refer 1o the .Fort Phil Kearney massacre
a subject, by the way. which for the sake of his
. own reputation as a military man he should have
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. Hear what lie says ol tiie manner in winch the
' f tne muscles ol the arm, breast, back, thigh
' aml calves ol thc lcs' The bodies were tilled
with arrows, one hundred and sixty-eight having
, cm on: arms taicen irom socKets: eyes, ears.
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mourn aim arms penetrated with speavneaus,
mourn aim arms nenetrateu witn snearneaas.
t- a millctures imon everv sensi-
tjve part ot- tne ljod evcn to tlie socs of tll0
feet and the palms of the hands.' JJ
Now listen to his closing words :
' "In the horrors of that calamity, when loved
' companions fell so suddenly, after safely passing
the ordeal of four years of war. and it seemed
as if there was no salvation for the rest of the
small force in Dakota, and when our wives and
children were in rjeril, so that no one knew what
the next hour would bring of toil or trial, I
could not but feel that, if I had been a red man,
icouhl have fought as bitterly, if not as cruelly,
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. for my rights and my home, as the red man Joughtr
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The italics are ours. cmei ngure o, tne .Lost cause, Mr. Davis, yet . thc characters ljelonging to the British nobility.
Thus, after the lapse of fifteen years, he whom clings with a tenacity which has scarcely a paral- ; The story is published in a large square duodeci
we believe to be chiefly responsible for the lei in history. Like the German prototype of ; mo volume, paper cover, price 75 cents, and will be
, Ieamu massacre aoove reierreu to, reopen tne
j subject which, at the time, caused no little com-
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in resurrecting the dead past he has called to our
niind some incidents which transpired not long
prior to the time of which he speaks.
The writer crossed the plains in 1860. following
what is known as the Powder River route and ' mountain of Disunion with the living body of ' Parisian woman of fashion. By Octave Feuillet.
the Bridger Cut-off. Fort Phil Kearney was just his cherished belief in his arms, drank at the ! Translated from the French by Charles Ripley,
then being established on a fork of Powder River, fountain of armed Rebellion by the way, and, j tcrson & Brothers, Publishers, Philadel
some distance west of Port Reno and Colonel Anally overcome by the lethargy of defeat, sank ! P i-Hist ory of a Parisienne," Octave Feuil
H. L. Carringtoii was m command ot the new to rest with a corpse upon his bosom. j let makes a novel out of the materials which he
post. He had, we should judge, 500 or G00 sol- He has recently awakened, but does not seem j finds in the upper circles of aristocratic society
diers and some ten or twelve cannon, together able to comprehend that his eyes behold a new j in France. His aim is to show how an accom
with an abundance Jf provisions and ammunition. . creation ; that a new veneration has sprun" into Psne: beautiful and amiable girl, may be trans
The stockade of the fort was in process of erec- being and that not only the cause for which he formed 1)einS redded to a worthless, cynical
tion, the site being well selected, and with the ' rsked everything, but its very soul, is dead. To- aml dPravecl into II kind of a moraI
force lowitcd tliere tl,e Colonel sho"kl hllve had
" dlffilll.v oilier in defending himself or in
Protecting those whose duties took them outside
It is true that lied Cloud, Spotted Tail, and
other noted chiefs, with their braves, were on the
war-path, stealing stock and murdering people
whenever opportunity offered, but we had met
then with less than sixty men (all civilians) and
fought our way Jrom the crossing ot the Niobrara.
at a point nearly due north from Fort Laramie
to Phil Kearney, a distance of several hundred
miles, without loss. We had passed through the
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Lad Lands and the black Hills m safety, al-
though set upon almost every day by lrom twice
to t.'.-ree tunas our numbers, and yet upon arnv-
ing in the vicinity of the Fort found that it,
instead of being a place of refuge, as ought to '
have been the case, was the point of greatest
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uaniM. .Numerous imuuerhumi ueen committcu j
by the Indians almost under the shadow of its .
walls. Government stock feeding within less ;
than a half mile of the stockade had been run
off by the savages in broad daylight and
inn sitrnt oi tne rarnson. and. Avorst ol all. no
iv i i i , t i -.
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tllieves- A cnversation with Colonel Carringtoii
showetl that he was in a state of the greatest j
; trepidation demoralization we used to call it in
war time and virtually besieged by his red
brethren. So fearful was he of bringing on a
S engagement (or it may have been on ac-
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C0Ullt ol'nis temler r(1ard for the "dear Indian") ,
that he was wont to send out mounted pickets, ,
as we learned from more than one of them, '
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from one to three miles from camp armed with east aside for others who are able to realize that '
a muzzle-loading Springfield rifle and but three the spirit of progression is abroad in the land, .
cartridges. The men were not even permitted I that the minds of the people have been enlight
to load their weanons. as we were, informed, omul w-;tiii fim loct io(.oin - - i ..
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except in case of attack. The Colonel evidently !
among the latter might possibly lie sacrificed ;
. llfifniY' fllP. KfnlrS lf tllO lVllo-l-WO iivn'nvc r.,,,1.1
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ve fownd but one opinion among the ofticei-s i
and men under Colonel Carnngton's command,
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and that was far from being favorable to his
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pretensions as a commander or fitness for the . Those who have not the means to subscribe for ; take 1)ack our words, yet so sensitive is the heart
post he occupied. We heard him called a "petti- j The National Tkibuxe should remember that ! in which they find lodgment that their effects
coat" officer by more than one of those under: any person sending us ten subscribers with $1 '2.50, ! remain long afterwards to rankle and burn, caus
him when speaking of his administration of will be entitled to a copy of our paper for one year I iu oftentimes ore distress as well as incalcu-
affairs, and our own observation tended to con- free of charge. The names need not all be sent at lable ini,nT-
linn the current opinion. Personally we were I one time. When the number is complete the ex- Send in your subscriptions for The National.
pleased with him. and his wife we found a most ! tra copy will be sent to the getter-up of the club. TumrxK.
i estimable lady; but ill the line of his chosen
profession we agreed with what seemed to he the
! unanimous verdict: neither Colonel Carringtoii
nor his excellent spouse was litted for command
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was evidently the better man.
i From I'ort Phil Kearney until the Yellowstone
; River was reached, we were almost continually
harrassed by the Indians: but a bold and de-
cided front, coupled with the greatest vigilance,
carried us safely through to our journey's end.
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The same policy on the part of Colouel Carring-
ton might have saved the lives of Lieutenant-
- Colonel Fetterman and his devoted men, whose
slaughter later on brought to our mind almost
the last words we heard that lamented officer
j utter: "This policy will be the death of some
dian to bean angel of pcrfec
i)CSaid,asof the King,uhecr
fection, of whom it may
can do no wrong." And
; how much longer is that policy to prevail? Will
the military arm stronger, than the heads and
arms oi thosc wll m 11nd language express-
ive enough with which to praise the noble red
men, nor severe enough for the condemnation of
those who believe in treating savages as such, and
i not as representatives of the highest attainable
! state of civilization.
A Modern Peter Klaus.
If Bourbonism is possessed of any one promi
nent feature by means of which it may be dis-
tinguislied from all other political isms, it is to be
found in the extreme and long since exploded
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doctrine ot the right of secession to which the
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oui -vmuncau jup an niKie upon nrst oemg
j aroused from his slumber of twenty years, the
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thority in one part of the United States, is appar-
, eutly unable to realize the lapse of time and the
changes wrought by the irresistible force of
! passing events. He undertook to climb the
' day he appears before the Nation affectionately
clasping to his heart a skeleton, which, in his
: state of senility, he believes to be the perfect
embodiment of an cxistiiur von th fill. viVnrmiQ
ihctor in politics.
' TTis book, not long since published, is the reflex
of his mind.
But the doctrine, which is its life,
perished when the rebellions hosts laid down
their arms, and no effort on his part, no effort on
, the part of any one can ever rehabilitate it in the
minds of the people as a livin"- issue. State
. Rights, which wis to Mr. Davis a dream of em-
J pi is no longer viewed, even bv the majority of
" .iul1 ul
those who at one time believed in the theory, as
, having the force which he and others of his way
I 0f thinking would accord to it. Some minds are
. still pleasurably excited by visions of broad do-
mains over which the extreme doctrine shall vet '
rule with despotic authority, but thev arc com- (
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parativelv few in number. rj lie great mass ot
our citizens, north, south, east, and west, are
ready to accept, in fact have long since submitted
T0, the lo"ic of the war. And it Avould be better
iw. uie iuj;ic vi inc u. aiiu ji. wumu ue uettei
for his reputation as a statesman, if Mr. Davis.
4 .t t t. i n i 4. rn
even at this late day, would but iollow m the
r.,-o .. fi,;c i.,fn An
motstepsoi ins lormeraunerents wno nave proved
tlieir superior wisdom by accepting things as they
are and must be not as they would have them,
There is little hope, however, of his thus distin- ,
o-ujshiur himself: but yet it is not too late for .
others, who have drawn their inspiration from
his extreme teaching, to reform.
lj0t tnem rememner tnat ne is repudiated ny
the great party of which, years ago, he was one
0f the recognized leaders, and take warning, lest
thev. too. if thev have noli final nsnirntions hn
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formed to the advanced state of ideas, and that '
S00ner they will be prepared to contribute to tl
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1)U,)11C eiwie? :lll(l : establishing an era ot
good fellowship and reciprocity of feeling be-
tween the sections Nnrfh miwI Qm,ii 44- ,i n
l"LLI1 LIH heciions jsoitn and feoutn that shall
continue so long as the Nation itself endures.
( WHY NOT SEND HIM TO YORKTOWN ?
j county, New Jersey ,js ; said to be the last survivor
. ol.thc 01v tot itlie Lmte(I States Frigate Krandy-
' JJUHlJl.Hl, I1U1111, HI
France after his last visit to this country.
Mr.Clevinger, who served nine years in a man-
of-war. was captain of the side, and hoisted the
General on board in an arm-chair, and hoisted
' "j111 out of the vessel at Havre at the time of
' tsem wirkation.
. c.1.s n(' 11! 1)00r 5,r""nstances, and we sug-
gCst nat, tjic eonimittee ol arrangements take
j gtcps to cnal,lc him to lje presenfc t the Centen.
' nlx celebration at Yorktown next month It
womld do the old man's heart good: and, besides.
it might be pleasant to others to converse with
j one who saAv thc noble Frenchman, some of whose
lncf.mrl'! tc iro fvriPftrl i t oll ;.4..,v . il.
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OLCUMUII U) U1U11 jiit-acuce.
Jjy the by, according to our informant, the
Clevingers come of loyal and patriotic stock.
The grandfather of the one above mentioned
served in the Revolutionary war, and was
wounded at the battle of Monmouth ; the father
served during the war of lQ12,and the son served
over three years in the Union army during the
late rebellion. Four generations, in a direct line,
dedicated to the cause of their country.
"NVe have received from T. B. Peterson and
Brothers, the well-known publishers, ''The Bridal
Eve: or, Rose Elmer," by Mrs. Emma D. E.N.
South worth. To the novel-reading public, the
name of the author is a guarantee that the work
is thoroughly readable: for no writer has so wide
and well established a reputation, in the realm
of fiction, as she. "' Ishmael," ,: Self raised,' " The
Missing Bride," ''The Hidden Hand," "The Bride
of an Evening," "India," "The Lost I Teiress," and
scores of other works from her pen, have been
eagerly sought for and eagerly read and re-read
in years past, and the publication of "The Bridal
Eve," in its present form, shows that the demand
still continues. The story is well conceived, the
plot interesting, and the characters all strongly
; and at the sanie time finely drawn
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are laid in England, and the chief actors are
acy, several of
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publishers, T. B. Peterson and Brothers, Phila
"We also acknowledge the receipt from the
same publishers of "The History of a Parisienne."
(Jlistoire d'une Parisienne.) Being the story of a
; llotlling; He lays tlie blame of the rnin of many
; married women to the carelessness or perversity
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of their mothers in accepting husbands for them
i who are not suited to win their hearts or to un-
! derstand their souls.
We advise all who wish to read an intensely
interesting book, to uroenre this at once.
! .The Historv of .. Poris;ennfiv is iwi
bv T. B. Peterson & Brothers, in a sousire
I 12mo. volume, paper cover, price 50 cents, in
' uniform style with "The Count de Camors"
! "Bellan'" l'1Q Little Countess,1' and "The
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DEMOREST'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE.
This sterling magazine comes to us fairly teem-
inr witn OOd tlnnirs. Over Land and Sea. bv
i James Grant, the story with which it starts out.
. is well worth perusal, and so are Russell's Draw-
I na: Tne Fragment of a Photograph, and numerous
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otlier sll0rt sketchcs with which its pages are en-
' livened. The poem, a Murdered Woman, by
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Flla Wheeler, is one of the best things, even
amQU &Q mimy that are d Vnines and
prisms is concluded, while Kith and Kin is con-
tinned from the August number.
On the whole, the varied reading matter, the
illustrations, tashion notes and plates make up a
summary rarely to be found included in one
magazine, and which must necessarily commend
it to everyone who but glances at its contents.
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