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THE NATiOlSffiL TRIBTJOTE: WASHUfTG-TON, D." C, JHN3S.'17, 1882.
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ODE SOLDIERS' COLUMN.
A SHOWER OF SHOT AND SHELL ALL
ALONG THE LINE.
A CInss of Soldiers that Demand Kccogni
lion "The j;oys" Keeping an Eye ou
Their Representatives in Con
gressA Parody on Jns
tico and Equity.
jyCAPKD UNION PRISOXKKS.
To the Editor National Tkiisunk:
There is a class of soldiers, and their number
is small, who have never received from the
Government any recognition for the extraordi
nary services they did beyond what was ordi
narily expected of a soldier. The class I am
referring to were soldiers who were confined in
confederate pricons during the war. and after
waitiug and waiting, and saw no probability of
exchange or parole, planned and executed
daring escapes ; and finally, after many hard
ships, reached the Union lines and rejoined the
army again. Those soldiers when prisoners
were of no benefit to our Government in fact
they were an expense, for they were to be paid
for their time, and also hold confederate sol
diers, man for man. in their place, and it was
the- fault of the Government they were not ex
changed or paroled. Hut as soon as these sol
diers made their escape, and rejoined the army
again, they stood financially to the Govern
ment as new .soldiers, but still paid no more
than if they had remained in prison, and been
of no profit to the country. Now I think that
those soldiers who either scaled or tunneled the
walls of confederate, prisons, risked their lives
in crossing "dead lines," making miraculous
escapes, and then after days and nights of haz
zards, hunted with bloodhounds, they finally
made our Union lines in safety, and rejoined
the army again, and did good service till the
close of the war, arc deserving of something
more than the small monthly pay they received.
I believe Congress should look those soldiers
up and compensate them for the mcrito-ious
service they did in saving the country a, sol
dier when it needed every soldier it could ob
tain. I said there were only a few, and very
few, of this class. It wo;:ld not be a heavy
burden on the Government to pension them
liberally for this act alone, without reference
to any other pension they may draw. Justice
demands that some recognition should be shown
those who dared to do what others would not
undertake, though having the same oppor
tunities. I speak now from experience. I.
with 700 other Union soldiers, was confined in
Danville prison. We opened a way by which
we could escape, but only CO out of 700 would
undertake it. Out of the sixty that escaped
only four got through to the Union lines, and
the writer was one of the fortunate four. The
distance traveled was 250 miles, and that in an
enemy's country had to be done between two
suns. Wo rejoined the army again, and did
active duty till the close of the war. Our
prison suficrings and the hardships endured on
our escape are showing its results now. One of
the four has got his final discharge, and an
swers no more the roll-calls of earth. The
other three of us are still hanging tcnaciousty
to life, with broken-down constitutions, wait
ing patiently for one of two things an acknowl
edgement and compensation for our services as
our circumstances demand, or for that old
muster-out officer whose discharges are never'
revoked. I love The Tribune. It is the best
paper I ever read in the interest of the soldier.
You may set me down as a life subscriber.
Success to the ' bo3'S in blue."
John F. Hill, Co. K, S9th Ohio Vols.
A SOLDIER'S ixtrrrst quickly aroused.
To the LYitor National Tribune:
A copy of your valued paper was handed me
for perusal by a friend, and I hasten to forward
my nibcriptiou for one year, and I will also,
provided you will consider it for your advan
tage, distribute any number of copies to our
Grand Army Posts in this city, which I thifck
may increase its circulation. I am an old sol
dier, and an old prisoner-of-war, having hceu
under the tender aire of the rebels about nine
teen months, and am at present engaged in
forming a prisoners' association in our State.
Our Grand Army Posts in this city are all in a
flourishing condition, and the good work for
which the institution was started is going on
among the flourishing Posts in our city Pres
cott Post, No. 1; Arnold Post, No. 10; the Post
at Pawtucket, 11. 1., and at Westerly, J. I. All
the other Posts in the Slate are doing well, lrut
the Posts above named deserve special mention.
Very respectfully yours,
Chas. G. A. Peterson, Newsdealer.
Providence, E. I., May l."3.
ROYS, KEEP AN EYE ON CONGRESS.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Enclosed find $1, for which please send me
your very excellent paper for one year. Let
full justice be done. Let every soldier who
braved the dangers of battle, disease, and camp
life keep a watchful eye on the members of
Congress and their legislation, and remember
the names of each and every one of them,
whatever their politics, who are swift, to legis
late in favor of the bondholder and others high
in station, and slow to give the poor soldier the
just and equal legislation that is duo him as a
part of his contract made with, the Government
twenty-two years ago, and let it be a guide to
him as to whom his vote shall bo cast when
another is to be elected. Pemcmber, brother
soldici, you have a duty to perform in this
work. Let not false promises lure us on to do
ourselves injustice by allowing outside poli
ticians to occupy seats in our legislative halls.
I am an ex-soldier, and disabled for life. I
heartily endorse Wm. W. Dudley's plan for the
speedy adjustment of pension claims. The
soldiers who faced tho storm of battle to save
this nation in her darkest hour have waited
long and patiently for the Government to do
her dutj-, and now they arc preparing to de
mand that their rights shall no longer bo dis
regarded. Uespectfully yours,
Joseph IIigiiee, Jr.,
Private Co. F, 1.9th Iowa Inf. Vols.
Morning Sun, Iowa, May 1G.
INFORMATION TOR THE ORIGINAL MEMBERS
OF COMPANY I, 1ST N. Y. VOL. ENG'RK.
To the Editor National Tribune:
The subscriber, who was one of the original
members and in command of the company at
the timcof itsmnstcrout, preserved an original
muster-out roll for future reference. Any in
formation wanted by any of the old organi
zation will be gladly furnished on application.
James 11. Harold,
Lieut. 1st N. Y. Vol. Eng'rs.
217 Stuyvesant Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.
mosey cannot rixtore health
To the Editor National Tribune:
I have taken your paper a short time, but I
would not be without it. It is certainly tho
best paper of the kind I ever saw. 1 liko it
because it speaks so plain for the soldiers.
Congress ought to pass the bill that Hon. A.
M. Kliss, of New York, introduced for the
prisoners of over ono month's imprisonment.
Good health is better than all that the Gov
ernment will ever bo able to pay the soldiers.
1 work with men who receive $2.50 per day,
and all I can get is scventy-fivo cents. I lost
my health at tho ago of twenty-four years
while a prisoner at Andcrsouville, and all the
money in Washington can't make me a well
man again. Surely the Government ought to
pay tho defenders of the country every cent
they owe them. Yours truly,
Geo. N. Chaffee.
Plum Creek, Neb., Juno 4.
six years laboring for a pension.
To tho Editor National Tribune:
, If ow long must we be compelled to suffer and
wait on the pleasure of the Government to do
for its soldiers what it promised? Over six
years ago I applied for a pension, and twenty
or twenty-two months ago I went before an
examining surgeon and was examined, and un
report was sent in. In September last my at
torney wrote mo that I had furnished all tho
proof necessary, and stated that he wou Id se
cure my claim. In February last I received a
letter from my attorney. He said my case was
called January o, and that is the last I have
heard from it. Within the last two months 1
have written twice in reference- to the claim,
but have had no reply. How long after proof
is all sent in before claims are acted upon?
The disease contracted while in tho service
of the United States has continually grown on
me until now. 1 am wholly incapacitated from
working. What can 1 do to have my claim at
tended to. Francis Myers,
Co. IJ, Gth Iowa Caw Vols.
Aurora, Neb., June 5.
If Congress will supply the necessary cleri
cal force, such claims as the abovo will bo
promptly passed upon by Commissioner Dudley.
Send a memorial signed by all the ex-soldiers
you can reach to your Representative in Con
KEEP AN EYE ON CONGRESS.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Please, give me the privilege of saying a few
words in your most welcome paper the sol
diers' true advocate. 1 have been a subscriber
but a short time, but find it just the paper that
every soldier should read, for it will enlighten
the minds of the surviving defenders of the
Union on subjects of vital interest to them.
Let every soldier who braved the dangers of
battle and disease of camp life, whether enfo
lded by disease or not, keep an eye on tho
members of Congress and national legislation,
and if we find them working or voting against
the soldiers' interest, spot them then and there.
Let us vote for such candidates only as will
remunerate the afilicted, crippled soldier for
his services, as was provided twenty years ago.
We will then obtain what we ask. Tnere is
no use saying the Government has done enough
for the soldier ; it can never do too much for
tho veterans of our wars. It is not buncombe
speeches and promises we want, but appropri
ations. Let us hear from other comrades on
the subject. A. J. Kimmel,
Co. E, 100th 1ml. Vols.
Noble Co., Ind., June ,'!.
THE GREAT HEART OF THE PEOPLE RIGHT.
The heartiness with which all our people
enter into anything pertaining to tho soldier
in general, shows that the great heart of the
people is right, and it is a great mystery why,
when the question of the rights of one particular
soldier comes up, the cry is that the people will
not sustain any liberal action on the part of
our law makers. The large number of soldiers
who were disabled by disease, and were dis
charged for such disability, have always been
imposed on by our laws denied bounty, and
now denied pensions as they arc required to
prove cause of disability by olliccrs and sur
geons; many ot whom know nothing about the
'cause or origin of the disabiliry.'lSitlrnIlP'
the army was hardly noticed until ( a soldier
was very sick. When he was 'finally ;sick.
enough to be sent to a regular hospital, he had
probably been through the hands of several
surgeons, and in most cases not one of them
could remember anything about the case one
week after they saw the soldier, and the sur
geon who makes the "certificate of disability"
never examined the soldier mote than once,
and that after he had been sick probably two
months or more. And yet that same ''certifi
cate" is held to be more sacred than "Holy
Writ" when it conies to deciding what caused
the disability. What a parody on justice and
equity. This is a glorious country for the fel
low who did not go to the army, or who did go
and camo home sound in body and limb.
Truly, D. A. Vance.
Kearney, Neb., Juno G.
THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE'S WAR SKETCHES.
To the Editor National Tribune:
I am a subscriber toTni: National Tribune,
and have read with much pleasure the articles
on the civil war, written by Col. G. C. Kniinn.
I desire very sincerely to thank you for the
pleasure the chapters thus far published have
given me. The chapters on Cumberland Gap
were especially interesting to me, as my regi
ment, the Twenty-second Kentucky infantry,
was engaged in that expedition, and w:is made
the rear guaid during most of tho retreat across
the hills of eastern Kentucky.
Very respectfully, 15. F. Stevenson.
Visalia, Ky., April 21.
DOING A GOOD WORK.
To tho Editor National Tribune:
lam a reader of your paper, and am in hopes
soon to send you some new subscribers. 1 feel
that you are doing a good work, and victory
will yet crown your dibits. I trust the time
may soon come when men who olfeied freely
their lives for our country will be remembered
as well as those who freely gave of their mon
ey, and that it may take a little less time to
hear from a pension case than it did to put
down the rebellion.
Yours in F., C, and L., II. C. Curtis.
Juneau, Wis., June 5.
IT WAS A PENNSYLVANIA BATTERY.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Referring to the request of Mr. Joseph W.
Kirkley for information couccrninlr the un
known section of artillery which fought on the
right flank at Gettysburg, I refer him to vol.
A, page i(H, of Bates's History of the Pennsyl
vania Volunteers, where in the sketch of the
Third heavy artillery a ray of light is thrown
upon the subject.
"In the spring of J SG3 company II was ordered
to duty in the defenses of Baltimore, where,
with tlie exception of being sent to the front
upon the occasion of tlie battle of Gettysburg,
in July, it remained during its entire term of
service." Following this clue, I find that Cap
tain William D. Rank, in command of this
company, then stationed at Fort Mcllonry
took his company, equipped as a light battery,
to tho Relay House, on tho Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad, upon the invasion of Maryland by
General Lee in June, whence with the second
section ho proceeded on the 2."ith to Frederick
city. On the 2dth, while accompanying Cap
tain Puvall's company of PurneH's (Maryland)
cavalry en route to Baltimore, tho command
was cut oirby Stewart's cavalry, whereupon it
fell back to Mount Airy. Next morning Capt.
Duvall received the following order:
"Junk 29, 1803.
"The Major-General commanding directs
that on the receipt of this you fall back with
the artillery and cavalry you have with you
uutil you meet with our cavalry forces, now
supposed to bo in your vicinity, and that you
accompany the same until further orders.
" Very respectfully, &c,
"S. Williams, Ass't Adj't Gen."
Complying with this order, Captain Duvall
reported his company and tho artillery under
Captain Hank to General Gregg, commanding
a division of cavalry, with which both marched
to Gettysburg. The gallant conduct of Captain
Panic and the efficiency of his artillery is so
well settled in history that the identity of tiic
battery should be equally well substantiated.
The proof that it belonged to company II, Third
Pennsylvania artillery, is incontrovertible,
and it is with the hope that the evidence I have
ottered will settle the question that I have
written this communication. G. C. K.
Philadelphia, Pa., Juno 10.
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FACE TO FACE AT GETTYSBURG.
( A Pleasant Itcuiiinn of Federals anil Confederates on.
tliu OM Historic HiiUU-iiroiiutl.
A novel reunion was seen at Gettysburg on
Wednesday of last week, when representative
Union and confederate officers walked arm-in-arm
over the battle-field pointing out positions
of opposing forces on the ground of tho great
combat, the occasion being a reunion of officers
of North and South for the purpose of locating
more definitely the positions of the various
commands during fho battle. "That looks like
the little white house," ono would say, and
then would go on to tell bow his command
charged down to the house, but beforo he could
get into the midst of his explanation another
would remind him that there were several
"little whito houses" roundabout, or a third
would indicate his interest in somo distant
field. Thus it camo that they fell into a mild
sort of Babel. "This is wonderful," remarked
Colonel Wallace, of tho Maryland line, who
onco arrested Senator Bayard; "it is really
wonderful to see theso men, all of prominence
in life, stand here nodding, arguing, and gesti
culating, as freely as though they were school
! boys, over a lot of green fields and something
that occurred nearly nineteen years back."
On the way to tlie Devil's Den, where rattle
snakes and the liko must have been in venom
ous multiplicity, Col. F. M. Cummins, of New
York, Col. H. R. Stoughton, of Massachusetts,
and others marked out tho lines. The former
seemed to be too positive in his assertion that
he stood " right there," and though he bade fair
to drill a holo into a particular stone with his
walking stick there were expressions of doubt.
How could a man tell to a hair's breadth where
he had fought nineteen years before? All were
mystified. Col. Cummins, whoso hair is whito
as snow, was pressed hard. How could it lie?
"Well," said the Colonel, "you see that hole
between the rocks there; that's how I know,
for as I stood here on the 2d of July, '(:;, I said
to myself, says 1: 'Now, by the old Harry,
Cummins, if itgds hot hop into that hole.''"
The crowd was codvinccd and convulsed in ono
Tho veterans present upon the field, with tho
addition of Mr. Batcheldor, historian, were (Sen.
V. Crawford, Gen. Daniel E. Sickles, Maj.-Gen.
T. W Eaaan, General J. It. Brooks, Hon. W. S.
Shcllcnberger, M. C; II. D'Wyatt Aiken, of the
Seventh South Carolina regiment; Gen. Ellis
Spear, of tho Twentieth Maine; lion. W. H.
Forney, of tho Tenth Alabama; Hon. Martin
MacGinnis, of the First Minnesota; Hon. 11
A. Herbert, of tho Eighth Alabama; Col. Homor
R. Stoughton, United States army; Capt. A. L.
Prince, of the Twentieth Maine; Capt. McDon
ald, of the Sixtli United States cavalry; Maj.
W. E. Mapcs, Capt. L. S. Wilsler, Lieut. W. T.
Ogden, all of the One Hundred and Twenty
fourth New York ; W. P. Davis, of the Second
Excelsior, and Maj. James W. Benedict, of the
One Hundred and Twenty-seventh New York.
A public welcome was given to the visitors.
To the Editor National Tkiuuxk:
Washixotox, D. C, June 12, ISG2.
A spirit of generous emulation has character
ized the soldiers of the Union army; and as I
am compiling the history of my regiment, the
Twenty-fourth Kentucky Volunteer Infantry,
I Jiml that it traveled, during the war, under
orders, ly load, rail, and boat, twenty-five
thousand, three hundred and sixty-two miles.
I challenge any regiment in the United States
service during the late Avar to show an equal
record. Johx A. Joyck,
THE MONTH OF ROSES.
Juno is the month of Hoses,
Of irritated noses
And doctors' bills ;
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An attorney whose fee depends on his success in
obtaining the J'atunt will not advise you that your
Answers to Correspondents.
We arc obliged to answer certain inquiries of tho
anm nature in each issue of our paper. While w'c
cheerful furnish information to subscribers in this
column, "w suggest that much labor, time, and ex
pense may be saveo both to ourselves and to our
correspondents, if the latter and other subscribers
would keep a file of the paper They could then,
at any time, turn to the llle and probably find tho
very inquiry answered about which they would
have written to us. We trust thnt each and every
subscriber will profit by this suggestion.
M. F. S., Savoy, Texas. You aro not en
titled to the difference between your first and
E. F. IX, Texx's Grove, X. J. No; unless
ho was mustered outand'rc-enlisted,
J. W., Omaha, Neb. Yes.
J. E. IT., Makysvilm:, Iowa. We aro not
aware of any way in which you could obtain
the desired information as to all the States.
Pennsylvania did for 1S1:2 soldiers, and Massa
chusetts, Vermont, and Maine for their volun
teers in late war. It would depend on report
of exam i n ing surgeon. You should consult some
J. R. M., Q. L of J. Holmes Tost, No. 2G.
You should write the Quartermaster-General,
U. S. A.. Washington, 1). C, for blanks and
J. 11. A., BiTCicnoKX, III. From your state
ment you are no doubt dependent, and should
send a similar one, corroborated by tho post
master, to tho Commisioner of Pensions, and
request special action.
Westplaixs, Mo. The bill granting pension
to prisoners of war lias not yet become a law.
L. G., Nkwtox, Kaxs. You should write
your attorney. It is no doubt awaiting report
fromilic War Department.
Subscribe!:, Fortville, Ixd. 1. A question
of re-rating is settled on the evidence filed to
adjudicate tho claim. A letter sotting forth
the facts and making tho request is all neces
sary. It should be addressed to tho Commis
sioner of Pensions. 2. Yes. ,'?. Yes, as a result.
W. E. 1$., Pitman, Ark. Your views aro no
doubt correct. Rut one should not hesitate to
ask for what is justly his due.
J. M. J., Wa rrex Co., Ky. 1. You should
make every eflbrt to ascertain the exact date ;
nnd if you cannot possibly, state why, and ask
that such requirement bo waved. 2. Sco an
swer to L. G., in this number of Tkibuxe.
Co. G., 10 ni III. Inf. 1. You will hear
soon. Write your attorney. 2. See reply to
L. G., this number.
G. W. D., Lkxox, Iowa. You should givo
dates of enlistment and discharge. There has
been no recent law in regard to bounty.
A. C, Oberlix, Kaxs. Tho desired infor
mation is sent you by mail.
W. G., Fremont, Mich. Tho ninth district
is represented by cadet IJenj. C. Morse, who
will graduato in June, 1S31. Tho oloventh
district is nob entitled to recognition until
after March 4, 38Sa. General O. O. Iloward is
the superintendent at West Point, and First
Lieutenant Jas. L. Lusk, engineer corps, is
adj ti taut or secretary.
(i, A. It., Bloomingdale, Micii. Condemned
f J7"I desire tins mstrurrprs mtroituceu witnoui. u
special oftcr so vou may o'Wr on now i look to
profit as tho Beethoven mak-s me thousands of friends,
iicr of introducing it better than spending Innc'rei'-. of
cvi'M ' i.i yY' -.3 v-c t w ?zs i -r o
7j Mlitfz .'
MB WIIUMWIWMI !.!! I 111. , .i
. amnwrn r-MI tl fTT T. fn . .v-b.m.
r. v tzi
E9S& "BR M"B'
stsis aa iS&VSL
Suitable for tho Parlor, Oliapel,
ordinary rivet, which roon breaks or rattles. 'J
Oolden Tonmtu nvcr breaks or wears out. holes its
tono perfect-. No tuning is ever required after
TO W E .Superb, Thrivingly Swcofc and Turo. I
challenno comparison with any instrument ever
manufactured at four times tho price. An Organ
like tho above containing tho sr.me. variety of music
would cost throtifh hirh-priced oran manufactur-
TE2Z2 ILEAB2S;;S 3 advertisinr. The Organ
..iLM'tniii'inn. iim.i.niL "U. . Lii.t m.ivrw
frriTi th first mill in .1.
Now, if you will REMIT
tins vjnjan inuiiei::aieiy.
acinars v-yi, "..i "
ueiay, uuu ihuku hum
lO J.ULUIU ?.il.i im llij
ids. I regard this man
: of dollars in n"wsnar)er
fiF9 (nmn7r XTIVSTXTFIVZ fcWVZTZl ft
ITTY9 Washington, Hew Jerseyir
invention is' patentable, unless it really ts patent
able, so far as his best judgment can aid in deter
mining the question; hence, you can rely on the
advice given after a preliminary examination is
DESIGN PATENTS and the REGISTRATION
OF LABELS and TRADE-MARKS secured.
CAVEATS prepared and filed.
Application for the REISSUE OF PATENTS
carefully and skillfully prepared and promptly
Applications in revivor of REJECTED, ABAN
DONED, or FORFEITED CASES made. Very
often valuable inventions are saved in these classes
If you have undertaken to secure your own pat
ent and failed, a skillful handling of tho ease may
lead to success. Send mc a written request ad
dressed to the Commissioner of Patents that he
recognize GEonon E. Lkmox, of Washington. D.
C, as your attorney in the case, giving tlie titlo
of the invention and about the date of tiling your
application. An examination will be made of tho
c.i.se, and you will bo informed whether or not a
patent can' be obtained. This examination and re
port iri'H cnsl you twilling.
Interference Contests arising Avithin the Patent
cannon aro distributed by special act of Con
J. C. McCL, Thayer, Kaxs. It depends on
tho records and tho disability alleged. It
E. C. S. F., Waxamie. Ga. It is impossible
to give a definite answer, but you should hear
from it within a month.
A. O. IT., IIemalite, Mo. "Wo cannot en
courago you to think it will.
L. II. B., Nioxtic. 1. It should be. 2.
Please explain; it is not clear what you desire.
W. P. L., Moberly, Ixd. 1. Pension will
commence from date of filing claim. 2. You
would be perfectly safe.
G. W. W , Adrian. Soveral bills have been
introduced this session for the relief of tho
survivors of the Mexican and Florida wars, and
action has been urged by Souator Williams.
Some of them will no doubt become a law this
Congress, of which due notice will be given.
J. W. T., Caeribo, Kaxs. No.
G. J. II., Barbour's Mills, Pa. The Na
tioxal Tribcxe can advocate the passage of
a bill before Congress, but it cannot introduce
ono. Your form is returned by mail.
E. M. M., Topeka, Kaxs. 1. No. 2. Sec
advertisement, page 7, this number.
J. G. K., Caklyle, III. Usually from four
to six months.
A. A. II., Forest ville. You should con
sult tho United Slates district attorney in re
gard to prosecuting. Wo cannot publish your
letter. Sample copies will bo sent. Thanks
for interest manifested.
Remaining answers next week.
Qii Vi"- aro at all times glad to furnish informa
tion lo our readers on subjects affecting their inter
ests, but after examining our list of 150,000 names
in order to respond to inquiries as to the where
abouts of e.-c-flobliers, necessitating tho employment
of one person for tlmt special purpose, we nre com
pelled to advertise for the addresses of such an aro
not in our possession. In order, therefore, to reim
burse us for tlds service, we shall in future mnko a.
nominal charge of twenty-five cents for publishing
each inquiry of three lines, when tho address can
not be obtained from the records. All replies
should bo mailed direct to the advertiser, in eare of
Tnr. Xationaij TriruSK- They will be promptly
forwarded. En. Tkiuuxe.
Address wanted of Dr. Myars, who was in charge
of hospital at Nashville, Tenn., in 1S03, by James
Addresses wanted of Bans Ifoscoo and Hark
Mills, late of the Twentieth Ohio battery, by Mrs.
L. C. Jacobs.
Addresses wanted of Capt. Geo. II. Borgcr and
Lieut. David W. AY. Ball, of Co. G, One Hundred
and Eighty-eighth Pa. toIs., by Jacob Keller.
Addresses wanted of John V. Coles nnd Patrick
Murphy, of Co. II. One Hundred and Twenty-third
N. Y. State vols., by Wm. Fitzgerald.
Addresses wanted of C.npt. John II. Younjr, Or
Lieutenant Win. Heidohnnn, or any of the officers
or privates of Co. K, Third Bnttnliou, Fifteenth U.
S. Inf., who served in 18ti5, while stationed at Look
out Mountain, Tenn., by John W, Wooley.
Address wanted of Cnpt. B. Stewart Barker, of
Co. II, One Hundred nnd Thirty-seventh Pa. Inf.
by John Parker. "'
Address wanted of Sir. Case, who was Govern.
ment undertaker at Fort Wood Hospital. New
York harbor, in Slay, I8G2, or of the present super
intendent of Cypress Hill Cemetery, by Maria
W U S." fr"B M 3 S M f m S 3
Lodgo, Church or Sabbath School,
ers at least $ ;.:0. This combination of rcd-Boanl
and Stop "Work, bear in mind, in tho BEETHOVEN
is patented. Ko other organ mrker daro build it.
PttiCE. Tlie price of tliti Organ, which in
cludes a. music book, orcran bench, choice music.
(i lac cam
tances may be made by Bank Draft, I'ost Oflico
fllonev Order, Registered Letter, or Express prepaid.
WA"RRA?lT0.-'ihe BEETHOVEN is war
ranted for she years. Shipped on ono year's trial.
FACTOR Y. Comer Railroad Ave. and Bcattr
St., Washington. New Jersey. Largest in the world.
Running dayandnighz to f.Il all orders promptly
So 3tfhaa itgitey Concent!
3-IfthoB.-ethoYOn O. ,an, after ono year's con
stant use. doea not jivo yon per:e-t satisfaction in
every particular, and is in any way not as rcpro
ecnted in this ailver'iennnt. I hereby bind myself
to tako it back anl refund yo.; ynr money paid ia
current funtlf, with legal interest of Now Jersey,
(six per cont. I further asreo to pay freisht
charces on tho instrument both -ways, tho money to
ba refunded imnreuiaioly upon receipt of tho in
Rtrnrornt a": Washington. N?w Jersey. I further
agreo, if requested, to exchango It for any othCB
organ or piano as &hown in my catalogue.
Very truly yours.
r m --4S ri "
KQVJ TO GtSDS?2 Enclosed find money for
Bcctbovon Organ. 1 have r-ad your statement ia re
gard to it in thiu atlvrrtis-emeiit. and I order one on
condition that it must provu exactly as represented
in every parlicular. cr I shall return it at the end of
ono ycar'B use and demand tho return otmy money,
with interest from tho very moment I forward it, at
six per cent., according to your oITt. Be very par
licular to giveyour Xam, Post Ojpic, County,
State, Freight faction, ard on ivhct railroad.
ZT'lie svre to remit by Bank Draft, Fozt Ofp.c?
speaks for it-elf.
Often 0 sales have been traced
uic. securely mcKcuanu delivered on boar
at Vnsliington. I ew Jersey, is OAX1' $00.00
T2F?ra;. The tenrs aro K.t Cash. Remit
EVThis ofTer is positively good for only ten days from date. PLEASE
UiiAR THIS IN JIIND. This newspaper nisi be returned to secure this
special price. If mailed from vour post ofP.ce within ten days from this
date, it will bo received, r.ct otherwise, oryoumaya-e"ptby tc!eraph on
tha last day, and remit by mail on that dr.y. I shall I CSITTVEIA" refuse
all orders under $!)0, unless accompanied with this newspaper, and pay
ment must bo mailed wilLIn ten days C3 specified.
DATEDj-tVASEHNGTOrt, REV JEISSJSTf, JUNE 17, 1882.
N. B. As this special offer i3 limited and will not bo repeated, i you
have not all the money in har.d, it will pay you to borrow a part from
your friends, and thus secure tho best organ the t can he cfTcrcd.at a less
nriee than an o-dinarv oran by other makers is usually r.rH at.
Office between two or more rival claimants to tha
same subject-matter of invention, attended to.
Appeal Iteiueiiles pursued in relief from adverse
Searches made for title to inventions.
Copies of Patent furnished at the regular Gov
ernment rates, (23 cents each, if subsequent to
1CG: previous patents, not printed, at coat of
Copies of Ofllrisl Records furnished.
Opinions rendered o to scope, validity, and in
fringement of Patents.
In fact, any information relating to Patents and
to property rigbtsin inventions promptly furnished
on the most reasonable terms.
Remember, this olliee has been in successful ope
ration since 1SG5, and you therefore reap the bene
fits of experience.
Address, with stamp for reply,
GEORGE E. LEMON,
WASiUXGTOX, D. C.
QReference given to actual clients in almos
every county in the United States.
ITISS ORGAN a
Known as tho Tyrolhax Mcsic Box; eight
tiuics.'ns follows : Nearer. My God, to Thee: Sweet
By and By: Down in a Coal Mine; Grandfather's
Clock: Hold the Fort; Home. Sweet Home; The
Lint Rose of Summer: Massa's in the Cold, Cold
Ground. I will send the Swi'-s Organ by mail.
I postpaid, to every render of thi paper, on receipt
01 One JJollar, or tliree Ukrans tor 1 wo Dollars.
1 1-it W. SCOTT, '1 Xew Church St., New York.
DR, FOSTEH REMEDIES
FOR FAMILIAR AILMENTS.
Xo. I. BLOOD - FURIFYIXGr
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For the prompt relief of
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General Lassitude and Lack of Interest
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Whenever this "group of symptoms," ornny con
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afford effective relief, usually within forty-eight
They are well-worth the notice of persons living
in malnrious localities.
For a more extended description of these pills sco
previous numbers of Tm: Tinnuxi: and circular,
shortly to be issued, and sent on request accom
panied with three-cent stamp.
Price 20 Cents per Box.
No. II. FEVER AND
Without quinine ; the objection to which is that
it cannot be given in the lare doses necessary to
cure obftinr.te caes o! Fever and Ague without
leaving behind it a condition ot debility almost as
bad as the original disease.
These pills cure Fever and Ague promptly,
breaking the chills within twenty-four hours in
the majority of ca-es, and effecting a complete euro
usually within a week.
For languor, loss of appetite, rheumatic and neu
ralgic discomforts, fce., common in low-lying and
swampy localities, they are ofU?ient.
Price 50 Cents per Box.
No. IIT. BITTER TONIC PILLS.
For conditions of debility resulting from either
mental or physical overwork, exhaust
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These pills act on the nervous system throughout
the body, and at the same time increase the appe
tite and the tone and vigor of tho stomach.
For hard-working men anil women, for wet
njirscs, and the aged, they are indispensable. Their
al'tion is sustained and powerful. They are recom
mended without reserve, and will fulfill their pur
pose to the letter in every remediable, case of the
disorder to which they arc adapted.
Price 30 Cents per Box.
Small sums can be sent in postage stamps or in
Name and address of gender should be written
plainly, with Post-office, County and State carefully
Correspondence is invited. Stamps should be en
closed for reply. .
Persons desiring special advice should send a full
description of symptoms.
Fee in these casts. One Dollar.
D. L. FOSTER, M, D.,
1001 South 20th Street,