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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1882.
OUR GROWING COUNTRY.
lis Industrial, Commercial. Railroad,
and Agricultural Development.
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Latest Reports from Leading'
The condition of the Treasury, as exhibited
in the public debt statement for the past mouth,
is as follows :
I)ecrofli?e of debt...-..... ...... ... -.
Cn-h in Trca.-ury
Gold certificates outstanding;.....
Currency certificates -...
i ract l on a l .................................. ...
JsCgnl tenders ............................ ......
Principal of debt -
Decrease of debt bince .Tnno SO, 1S52
A novel enterprise has been started near Perth
Amboy, New Jersey. A company is making
tcrra-cotta lumber, which can be made to take
the place of timber in most of its uses. The
process is the invention of C. C. Oilman, of Iowa,
and the lumber is made by mixing n peculiar
kind of clay known as kaolinitc with saw-dust,
formin;; a sort of dough, which is cast into large
blocks and burned in kilns in a manner similar
to that of ordinary brick. The material so pro
duced is said to be completely fire proof, and can
be worked as easily as pine lumber. The roof
of the new Columbia College at Xcw York is to
be constructed of this material.
The American Steamship Company of Phila
delphia, which has four American and six Eng
lish steamships on the line between Philadel
phia and Liverpool, is now entering into con
tract for the building of four steamships of
5,000 tons each. The American vessels origi
nally built for the trade have a capacity of only
3,100 tons, and have proved insufiicieut for the
increasing business of the line.
The coinage executed at tho United States
mint in Philadelphia during October aggregated
$5,997,200 pieces, valued at $2,122,100. This
amount was made up of 07,200 eagles, 1,000,000
silver dollars, 710,000 dimes, 930,000 five-cent
pieces, and 3,260,000 cents.
The gross earnings of ths Northern Central
Itailrod Company for September were $592,-135.-25:
operating expenses, $299,S4G.15; extraordi
nary expenses, $23,00 .59; net earnings, $269,
5S7.41, being an increase as compared with the
corresponding month last year of $219,1S1.2S.
Earnings for the nine months ending Septem
ber 30th, were $710,S21.53 ; incre:iso of $492,
35S.63, as compared with the corresponding
period of last year.
Three hundred tons of steel rails are loaded
in barges ready to leave Pittsburgh for the
South on the first high water, to be laid on the
Mississippi Valley Railroads. Two thousand
tons go to Anthony Ferry, Yazoo river, to be
laid in Sharkey county. A thousand tons go
to New Orleans for the road, between that city
and. Baton Rouge.
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad has se
cured the right of way through tho city of Wil
mington, Del., by the unanimous vote of tho
city council, October 26th.
The net earnings of the Philadelphia and
Erie Railroad Company for September, 1SS2,
were $149,592.25, an increase of $SG,332.15 over
the same month of lust year.
Tho controlling interest in the "Nickel
Plate" road has been purchased by a syndicate
represented by Gen. Devereuxand JudgeBurke,
of Cleveland, Ohio.
Pullman's patent on sleeping car bertlis
expired November 1st.
The stockholders of the Mutual Union Tele
graph Company have placed in trust for five
years the voting power of a majority of the
stock of the company. Their purpose is mutual
protection against any adverse combinations
which might depreciate the value of their
property. The trustees are Mr. George F.
Baker, of the First National Bank of this
city; Mr. A. P. Potter, of the Maverick Na
tional Bank of Boston, and Mr. George W.
Ballou, of this city, either of whom will re
ceive the stock and receipt for the same. For
the receipt so given a trust company certificate
will be substituted as soon as prepared, which
certificate will be transferable. The trust will
be closed as soon as a majority of the stock is
During the last fiscal year there were domes
tic money orders issued amounting to $113,400,
11S.21, and international orders amounting to
$6,536,514.43. During the same period there
were paid domestic orders amounting to $113,-3s.-!,301.90;
international, $2,453,462.79. Tho
total amount of fees paid by tho public for the
orders was $1,199,351.80.
In answer to a circular from the Department
of State that Department has recently issued a
volume on the cotton and woolen mills of
Europe as gathered from reports made by United
States consuls. The reporLs treat the subject
very exhaustively, and cannot fail to be of in
terest to importers .and dealers of woolen goods
in this country.
To transport the vast amount of cotton now
received, tho Richmond and Danville Railroad
lias been running special cotton trains. Hun
dreds of bales are piled on flats, and tubs filled
with water are placed all through the cotton.
One watchman takes care of two fiats.
The general freight agents of all roads run
ning east, of St. Louis, excepting one, met yes
terday at St. Louis and agreed to reduce the
rate on cotton to New York and New England
30 cents per hundred. It is expected the new
rate will go into clfect at once.
The receipt of cattle at the Chicago slock
yards last year were 1,493,530 head, exclusive
of calves. The largest number received in one
day was 11,063 head, and during one month
Tho business failures for the last seven days
reported in New York number 131, of which
321 occured in the country and seven in New
The potato crop is said to be almost as much
of a failure this year in western New York
as it was last. New York produced last
year 25,000,000 bushels, and the rest of the
country S0,000,000 in all 115,000,000, or fully
20,000,000 less than the average for the past ten
years. If, as is reported, the New York crop
is only 22,000,000, or loss than last year, tho
high price of potatoes is likely to last for an
other twelvemonths, to the very serious loss of
tho community. In the last fiscal year over
$-1,500,000 worth of potatoes were imported,
against $374,019 in 3SS1, $274,220 in 18S0, and
$1,313,919 in 1379, another bad potato year. In
spite of cheap breadstuff's, a poor potato crop is
likely io continue this large import of an
article ef food.
The yield of corn cannot yet be accurately
estimated. Much of it is still standing in shock
in the fields. It ia believed, however, that
thcro will bo at least 1,630,000,000 bushels, or
an average yield of 25 bushels to tho acre,
against 23 in 1S79, and IS in 1S31. Of this total
the States north of Tennessee and wast of Vir
ginia and Pennsylvania produced 1,250,000,000 ;
the Southern States, 310,000,000; the Middle
States, S2,000,000, and New England over
7,000,000. The total product will bo more than
400,000,000 greater than last year.
The rice crop in Louisiana this year promises
to bo a big thing, in fact the bingest thing in
that line ever known in tho State. A promi
nent rice miller in New Orleans states that ho
is convinced that there will be ten per cent,
more rice than Inst year, when the yield was
600,000 barrels of rough rice, or 235,000 of clean.
If the weather proves favorable, 300,000 barrels
of clean rice aro confidently predicted. It
appears that the brewers and glucose factories
of New Orleans arcf making considerable use of
Indiana has this year a crop of 46,923,6 '.3
bushels wheat, 115,699,797 bushels corn, 19,
619,516 bushels oats, 33,595,436 pounds tobacco,
20,1S0,6S3 bushels apples, and 7,261,S30 bushels
potatoes. The State's loading crops aro esti
mated to be worth over $150,000,000.
More than one-half of all the barley produced
in the United States is raised in New York,
California, and Wisconsin. The average yield
is 23.5 bushels per acre, and the total product
will reach 45,000,000 bushels.
THE STOCK MARKET.
RerlcTT of tho Week in Wall Street and Closing
Special to The National Tribune.
Nkw York, Nov. 1. The market has been
even duller to-day than yesterday, and the tone
at times unsettled and at times strong. It was
indeed without feature, and is in no way indica
tive of anything in the immediate future. Tho
borrowing demand for stock continues and busi
ness among the commission houses is almost at
a standstill. Money loaning up to 15 per cent. ;
closing bid, 12. Wants not supplied.
Reported for The National. Tkiiicne by IT. H.
Dodge, No. 539 Fifteenth Street, Washington, D.C.
37 37' ,
For the Week.
dies. &. Ohio
" 1st pref
Chic. & Alt
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C S. L. & No ...
L. O. C cC I.
C. C. A I. C.
Del. & Hud
1). L. fc V
Den. &. It. G
East Tenn ,
II. $. St.' Jo7.""7'."."."'.V."
IToust, A Texas-
1. 11. it W
Lake I- it AV
Lou. it Nash
Minn. itSU L. .,
Nash. ; Chat-
N. .1. Cent...-
N. Y. Cent
Norf. it .West
North T.ic ....
Ohio Cent .
Ohio .t Miss
Ont. t West
Peo. D. it E
St. L. A S. F.
" 1st pref
St. P. & Omaha
OUR COMMERCIAL REPORT.
Stale of the Markets at Leading Trade Centres Kast
Nnw YoitK, Nov. 1. Cotton 1-lCc. lower, closing quiet
at lu4;(S 10 13-lik. Soiitheni llotir quiet and iiiirliaiieed,
Wheat 2(n 'c. low er. clo-int' fu in, with a reaction of l4c ,
leidointfforoxpiirt and moderate 'peculation ; N. 2 red
Certificates at ?1 faffi 1 t1.,, Nnveinherl OT'cflO-.'j, 1k
cembcr 1 i(n.l lo', and January $1 11V1 12. Itye
is ".lead y at "5c. for No. . Corn l1(iilsc. lower, ami un
settled, closinc with a reaction of lx(a 'c. and tinner;
No. 2 mixed in Elevator .s.1'5(' Mr.. No. 2 white S4r. ; No
vember 7',Irnla, ear 72ff(.73,4c, January &tritf.J4c.
Oati weak and VSc lower anil trade moderate;
mixed Western 35di4:!c., white do. 40(5 "-c. Coilee
dull, weak ami nominal. Penned Sugars weak and un
settled. PetroUuni dull and weak: crude 71r'",i" ,
refined 7M7s4c. United 915cc. Tallow steady at Vt
.s-;c. for prime city, l'ork dull and lower: Mcs 22 75
Crfi2:5 for spot, fil fiofiJ22 Novemher. 1-iid K'fii,25c. lower
and fairlv artlte, rIoing with slight react ion; prune
steam at "$122of-12 25 for snot. 511 M.",Si,ll 95 Noemler.
$11 42','rti 11 52'3 ear and January. Preifrhthto Lirerjrool
firm : Cotton per steamer i(o,5-lod., and Wheat 4d.
Cuicr.o Nov. 1. Wheat lower. Kepular at 02';(ij)
92;2c. Octoin-r, 92ljC. Novemher, 9le. Du-emlter, :7 tWSe.
January, 1 OOc. May. No. 2 Spring ICVn 'sc. casli,
opiion same as regular. No. 2 red Winter 94'ic cash.
Corn uiixeitled and lower, f7(S'8c. cash. Cf,(n J8c. No-
ember, fiO'rt 'c. December, 51', c. January. '.'l4i: Mav.
Oats easier at :Mc. cash. 33'je. No ember, 33'.ifl Jsc. I)e
cember, ai'tfrie. January, a!j( S Mav. l!c dull
ami Iowerat A7c. I'ork lower at 21M,21 fi22 "cashflO lfii
1917'j November, ?lf4.VS.ls 47'; Derember ami Januarv.
Iard lower at ?ll .Wall 40 ca-.li, ?U 27; November,
UQ2i(aAUC Derember and January. Hulk Meats in
fair demand ; Shoulders nt?Iu5o, sliort lib SM 25, and
short clear 515. At the closing call Wheat artie and
hidi-'ic higher. Oirn active and ,fa, 'c. higher. Oats
quiet and unchanged. Pork irregular, lower for spot.
Chicago, Nov. 1. Hogs Pereipts 18.000. and ship
ment I.SjO; market weak, prices 10(7nl5c. lower; com
mon to good lidded at T, I'tutr, or, ; heavv packing and
shipping $7 OOfa-s 10 ; light f. 30'a 7 10. Oattb Ketcipts
0,1110, shlinnents 1,)0. gin)d to choice; shipping acme
and strong at 5 iVujfi : mixed butchers' dull and weak at
2 2lv4; Blockers and feeder-, 2".Vi 4 25; loxnns lit j-125
tftSOnfor Cows and ?:! 7.Vd-l 70 for Steers, and Americans
S4 25ffii S7',. Hieep ltrceipts 3,Ouo, hhijmieiits 1,100;
market glutted with common stock; common to fair at
S2 ssfo.3 25, medium to good J3 40io.l, choice to extra M 25
Sr. Ix)uis, Nov. 1. Cattle Heccipts 2,100, and sliip
ments :w. Good fat Steen of from 1,k0 to 1,200 lb. suit
able for Eastern shipment or dieted ISeef, 4I 5ofin5 ;
Western half-breeds 4rt4 75 ; good 1 u.xaiis$S8(Ka.4 ; ehou e
heavy do. SI 2.V.I.4 5i; Cows and Heifers 2 50(aJ50;
stockers j2 75Qy3 2-j ; feedfis J 50((v4.
LivERr-oor,, Oct. 31. Cotton Ikceipts to-day 31,000
bales. 23,500 American. Sales 12,000 hales. j,iki bales
American. Maiket linn ; middling Upland" at ld.,
Orleans (.'4'd. Oittou to arri opened Mead v and alter a
decline closed more steady; Oclobci delherv, Uplands
at f, 5-lfrfaC 15-04W li 17-Mil. ; October and Noi ember 0 :i-l(!
(a.(, 5-32(a; 11-CM. ; November and Iieumber 7 7-Mfii
ti5-4il.; Ileeember and Januarv (17-G4ri; 1-lfiil., January
and I'eln uary 7-lorai; 5-i.ld.; Peliruary and March 7-(il
f(i0 3-32d.; March and April OO-r.K.io't.l.; April and Mav
u:-MtS, -(M'o,iS 5-:t2d., Mav and June C 7-r;2(.,(i ll-i,)f(w
C3-lC,d.; June ami July o'.M.o 13-31' fi 7-32d.; Julv and
August 0 U-32M r.'x,. r.read-liiirs quiet and steadv except
for Wlieat, w hich is dull. Wheat s. 9l.(n,9. id. "per cen
tal for average California w Idle, and 9s.fTi.9s. 51. for Club
do.; receipts for three days 405,000 ccntuls, 217,000 Amer
ican. Turpentine .Spirits -lis. per cw t.
1 PRIVATE STOCK TELEGKAPII WIPES HETW'EEN
WAMIING'ION AND NEW YOPIC.
II. II. DODGE,
Hanker and Uroker.
Ponds, Stocks, and Investment .Securities Bought and
Soiii on Coiiiiiiissiun.
No. C39 15th STP.EET. OKCOKAN BUILDING,)
WahiiigUn, D. C.
Agency for Prince and Whitely, Stock Biokers,
to Broad wnv. New 'York.
Every clas.s of Securities bought and sold on commis
sion In San Prancisco, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New
York, Boston, and Washington. Orders executed on the
New York atock Exchange at one-eighth of one per cent,
commission I'riiate and dirut telegiaidi wires to Bal
timore, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, through
which ordeis are executed on the Mock Exchanges in
thoie cities and reported back promptly. Quotations
01 mocks ami jioiMis ami iniormation regaining the
Mark ts received through our wires INSTANTLY' diiect
from the New Y'ork Stock Exchange.
Adttrtixemcnte in.wrted unrftr this head at the intc of
tuenty-jit ctntijor three llnt.i. Addtess tepliutuwherliter,
on e nf'l'nr. National Tkihcne.
-The address of John Ityon, or any mem
inoanv II. 1st battalion, loth L'. S. in-
T her of company
lantry, ny Jo'ejiii .Noll. fl-lt
"TTTANTED. The address of Eratus Moore, of the 10th
V Vermont infantry, by II. A. Starkw eatfier.
"TTTANTED. Hie addresses of CapU Win. Goodeell and
V Captain Horner, late of company K, 41st Ohio in
fantry, by Beuben E. Taft.
"TTrANTED. The address of Chas. Hazelton, who was
V captain's clerk on the V. S. steamer Vermont in
ISto. When last heard from he was engaged as ticket
agent for Barnum's circus.
WANTED. The address of Fritz Grimskie. late of
company B, t5th icg't New Y'ork vols., by The Sa
tloual TY-itiuiK, Washington, D. C, or the address of any
of his family or relatives. tf
WANTED. The address of Michael Cash, late sec-ond-class
fireman U.S. 6teainship Chocura, by The
Aatumal Tribune, Washington, D. C, or tho addreis of any
of hisfrmliy or relatives, tf
THE GREAT GERMAN
Relievos and cures
HACK A CHS,
Soreness, Cuts, Bruises,
And all other bodily aches
FIFTY CENTS A BOTTLE.
Sold by all Druggists and
Di alors. Directions in 11
ijThe Charles A. Vcgeler Ca.
Eusxton to A. VOOELEK ft CO )
Unltimorc, "MI., U.S.A.
1 hntoapnsltivoremxlf f"rtlu nbovii lUsou-ie. b lis iio
thniio inilsof cnes of tlio worm klixl nnd 1 f 1m g stamlim;
lmvo been cured ItKloetl.sostrongi' niv fulfil liiitsellir.iry,
tliit I will semi TWO 1!IITTU:S UKKItogut her with n VAI,
t'AIH.ETKKATISK on tills disease, to any suirorcr. Glvo Ex.
press & r. O. address. DU. T. A. Sl.OCCil, 181 Pearl St.. N. y.
Lnrse List CUNS nntl NOVELTIES E?j-?5?n
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These Are Views oT the Ileal Scenes and Places in tho
Late Anr, Taken Duriuu the AVar, by JIKADV, the o
rhotogrnpli views of scenes during: the war oflfiiTl-;;,
Batteru s, Forte, Kep;inientP, Picket?, Pontoonn, Pris
oners, Wounded, Dead, Libby Prison, CaPtle Thunder,
Monitors, kc An iiitercHtingBainiileview will be sent
for eight 0 cent Ptamps. Catalogue Free 1
JOHN C. TAYLOR, 1 7 Allen Place, Hartford, Conn.
Old Soldiers cannot afford to miss 1liis
Familiar Scenes. Sample sent for eight 3 -
mm mn i
will detect anl indicato
nee. It will tell
n POOL'S SBGMAL SER3(OE BAROSSETER
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Aiit-fl rombination. This Rrcat WKA'I'JSKK 2Mt5Er4TCJK Is endorped by tho
rfrtinost eminent Physicians, ProfesBors ?l prtf nC9 jfP3fE? rj7jfb?2n ?h )
U'M and Scientific men of tho day to be tho j) S E 1 tiMfe, WJ U3 Qa'i n
Si'ill-jTho Tlicrnioineter and Larometer nro put ma nn-ely finished walnut fraiao,
li ' -i I . ,i2T 'Jt l t" 79
li'if? 4SI j.F clor-. on receipt of yn, or i
Ki i Yi k I ,TK Feiiinc tnem. A inai toiu convince ynu.
f irt . vi-i i :Vv Just tho thine to sell to farmers, merchants.
?i I ifJ S JiH-ii S. Postage Stamp? taken if In good en
JJ3SJ v-sh h-'-fHB want oil evervHlien. Send for circu
t i p &Wh WE0 THEICraOMKTKIl WKI
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READ WHAT THE PUBLIC SAY ABOUT IT-
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FREE TO EVERY RSABER OF T5-5IS PAPER.
A Thrilling Lecture, by
SEHGEANT G EOUGE SCOTT,
FIELD AND PRISON.
W. Y. MOltKILL,
No. 1 Hand's Opera lluililing,
Troy, N. Y.
GENERAL BUSINESS AGENT,
Prompt attention to claimants.
II. M. Donilir.UTV,
744 liioad St., Newark, N.
btdoi ptSTifl" rrs-po
"- -ia iiw ri io.
&E3 UaCt rroinAm.JounialcrMeiiici-e.
Tlr. Ab. llcsurolo Oato of London), w!io makes a ppeolalty
of I'pllopsy, has wli hunt dnnlit trnntcdand cnroil mnrr rust
than any other llvIti(jil)Ti inn Ids biicccsa has simply lmcu
inlonlslilni;; wo lmvo In-anl ot ca.-s lifovcr Sif'jnira' stand
liiU siircoBsfully cured ly l.i-n. llo 1 .11 piiljllshoil a work on
this llsonsu, which ho hcixih with n lnrct l"'til of his won
lerful tiro frroto iny bull -ror i ho m.iy seinl tholr csprcss
mid I. ), Al(lriN (i mlviiu any mo wlnlini); u euro to ad
drees l)r. A1J. ilCSKKOLE, No. 00 Joliu St., iuv Vurlc
lust what everybody needs. l''ar-
miTh, Mc(liaiiii8, ltiisiiKslen,nt
l.us can now own a reileit liino
Keeper, 'llm Little Wonder Tinio
Keeper is NO HLMIU'ti. imr is it
a ch ap toy. It is a thoniiij:lih re
liable teller of the time oi d.i ,.n a
h.uiiNome &iler nickel liiiiitiiiir-
case, and fully warrant! d. Cheap Watches are as a
Kciier.il tlilnu' poor time Keepers, hut the Little Wonder
can alu a s he l ehrd iipmi. Head our offer.
We want 200,000 new rcadors for our paper
immediately, and m order to obtain them and introduce
it Into etry home in the 1'nion where it is not a regu
lar visitor, we are now makm? extraordinary oilers.
"We will send the ILLUSTRATED BOSTON GA
2ETTE free for tin- next thiec months to all who will
send us 36 cents in postage stamps, to help pay post
ace and cost oi this advertisement, and to each person
wewe will send fwmie ol the LITTLE WONDER
TIME KEEPERS and a line gold-plated Vest Chain
attached. The 'lime Kei per and chain is well worth
double the price usKed. I he C.ictie is a Mammoth
Tamily Storv 1'nper, tilled with hnpht and Mi.irUitig
Stones, Sketches, 1'oems, Fashion Notes. Needlework,
mid Household matters. In fact, ewrjihlnj; to amnio
and delight the whole f.nnily circle. We know that
yon will be more than pleased. Write to-day. Address,
JNGUAHAaI V CO., No. 17 Uatteryiimrch
Btrect. i;).s(oii. Hli:ss.
I would call yourattention to my addiess in relation to
National Flags and llanners, either of the finest or
cheapest Silk, Hunting, or other material. 1 offer G. A.
It. Posts and other Societies Flags and llanners at much
less figures than any other liouo in the Stales. Also Flag?
for Hire on public occasions. Tents to Hire. Tarpau
lins to Hire. Guns, Overcoats, nnd Fiilforms. Also gen
eral decorator of Convention and Ilanquet Halls, Halls,
Public and Private Huildings, Exhibitions. Expositions,
Churches and Fairn, Sunday and Public Schools, Funeral
Cars and Catafalques. Also contractor and builder of
Triumphal Arches. Pavement Canopies to Hire. Spe
cial caie given to Sunday School Hanners and Steamboat
Flags. Co ering Spreads to protect Carpets.
F. T. FOSTER,
102 Vino Street,
bMbWHM lcliin etali!ihrg :iu
. " Ei S3 $VJ Ofiict; in IVew Yurie
a - a v kXta
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HrT A vt-
GRAND, SQUARE AND UPRIGHT
WAREROOMS : Fiftli Ave. and Slxteenm St.
JOUN F. ELLIS & CO.,
THJ5 vi:jii:i: piano,
And Dealers in
I'iaiios, Oraus, Mieet 3Iuvjc, and IIusical
No. 9.TT Pennsi lvania Ave., Near 10th St.,
"Washington, D. C.
last opportunity of getting some of these once
yr m - -
mL WtiMmtm life B04siKKISw
WILL tell -sroxri . . . .
correctly any chanpo in tho-vTcauiorja to 43 Iionra
what Kind or storm is anprcachiiig, ana ironi wnat ui-
mtv&ators. l-artitors can plan tneir work ac-
to ils predictions. Naves SO 1jjs:cn :is cwt in a sinlo season.
accuratn thernioTiiefpr attached, which alone 18 Y.'Orth tho Tinco Of tho
with silver plated trimmings, etc., making it a beautiful as well as useful orna
ment. AVe will eond vou a sample one, dtlirrvd free, to your place, in good or-
ux for 24. Agents are making from $5 to 5-20 daily
Order at once. Lt toeils at WSUilT!
etc. Invaluablo to everybody. D.
rder, but money preferred. Agents
lar and terms. Address all oniers to
i!$,Largt:st establishment of the kind in
Sccoal Katljnal Einls, erany Eujinca honjola
l-j rvmc'j-onlcr, draft en .Yew Turk, or rtyUt"
Mil znal fay that tbe lnftruiccnt FitisiiciftfUijfcitionineTtrTrr.pCci
at lv rt illnr.. iio il i'jiMn, .ii i it.it trmce. lviron, alien,
mc uauj tuies lb cost, laforuUin tl:e vrahrr. ItnaironJftfvl cun-jgitj
'ORTHIiESfi 5MITAT20.. Kono genuino
r . i. CMifiu.'.. 'Miwaustf, ,,ii.
and Siguuturo of J. A. Pool, on back of Instrument,
o5TE?c-jj mark; 0
Every Instrument warranted Terfen and Iteitnttlt. Plzo. SUInchc'long. SVwIJe.
If not BttttKfledoii rocpUInt; tlio Instrument, r 'turn lt atonco and wo Will refand your
yon saw our oii crtlsemonl.
wo wISI present this'
Ow!db to the fullnro of tho lnrce Importlnc liome, vro haxa
bffn able to sccuro tliclr ciitlra Hk or OOLD, SH.VEIt nti.l
KICKELCASfD W.VTCII1JJ t 1ck than oue-liaif thocont of
lmportotlaa. There nre inrlmlc J In Una slock over 19,OOt(
ooliil nlcltl.rusrd ntsita nvimlln -vrntclioN TtLlrlt
xvowlahtocAnrcrtliilo casUat tlio t.ilirt pnpiihla Ht". In
onlerto,Iothl wetnaKe tliofollowlnc I.lllHIAT, AND DNPA
H'ALULEDOirFblt. Ul'ON KECMIT Ort.n0wenlll mall,
post pdiil.oneof tliceo bOLll) NICKIX CAhhD STt.M WIM1
HQ WATCHES, tlio retail Nrtre of w hi. lih.ii always been $
fut hit city. Tliey nro all eiccllentUineKtcprrfl.llr.t.lieMxy
bniclcdcilK',t crji Htnls, nml rr clinrifjo color.
Tfopilcowe oiler them ntls much lower than tho wholesale
price, auilIrCB than thycoulilbo bought by tho-Rtoss to-day ;
hut nun further inilurr men tnmlln order to Introduce onrpoodi
oml pnlllratloii8 1 n our iclnlty. xvo w 111 semi j ou In odJitlnn
totllO watch, lllB II LUSTaATCll tlOCSnilOLDdCKITMAOAIlMi:
onoyenrfrre. Thlsls onooftho bestruasazintsof theday. It
contains Illimtmtlons from ail p.-rls of (lie -nurld, r,loilr,
stelclies, imeciloteo, pofnin, flatlstlfi, useful Iiiformallnn,
hoti'X'holil notn, garden nml farm Itims, nnkuera 1 rnrrea.
pumlpntt, piuilo driartmi-nt, t-.lhhnlh rendliie. nml In fact
Cferjlliiiiftliatran lie found in mij firRt-elaku inapazliie.
Thosulwrrli tlon prlrohas alwajutx'eu irl.SU per year. Tor
Jt.OI) extra, or 5.0f In oil, wo will Seed ua elegant gold
plated rhuln, worth, at retail, Sp2.00.
JosTTiiiNicor it. Hon ft wo BenilnnelefrantBtem-wIndlnc
watcliand tho Ifoi'ixnm n OpestSIaoaine. This makes tho
watch coat you hut a ti ille. ami too can del 1 a hundred fordoubla
thevtonry ice arlt. Tlnsoifer could not lio maiio ucroit not for
tliefarttiat wo lioiiRht tlio watches ct one-half coct of manu
facture T-.lsWatrli nlllsellreadllvfrir fC.tniflO. Ou'ernow.
HOW TO CET A WATCH FREE.
If "ti will cet up I'lu it of Ten b-ihn rlherH to our Jlafrazlne,
and semi in $10.0(1, ft. 0(1 for ea-h suburrlber, wo will scml
juiia Watch and the Mairazlno nno year freo for your trouble,
niiilenrhperaunln tho Club will pet tho Watch andMasazIno
wo offer. Tlio I!liistratlo!i friren was raado from ono of tho
watclici, nnd U a perfect representation. Kenil money by
pout oWreordcror registered letter at ourr!ik. As to our re
ppoiulhlllty woreTer toniiy New York publisher ormerchantft,
Address :. U. KIUKOir & tO., 1() Ilarelay St., Sew iozb.
A RARE OFFER !
Hitherto a low-priced watch has been the very poorest
of investments ; being of no value as a tune-keeper, and
a constant souice of expense and annoyance, to its on ner.
The VA'I-;KHLUY WATCH "will he found a
marvel of simplicil.v, accuracy, and cheapness.
M.UI'LK, because it iscom'poscd of less than one-half
the usual number of parts in a watch, which are so
arranged tus to be easily cleaned or repaued.
ACCLTJATI-I, because it will run twenty-four hours,
and keep time equal to the better glades of watches.
CHIC A J', because it will wear foryeais, and isolTcrcd
at a price within the reach of everybody.
WE WILL EEND
Tlje Walerburj Walclj
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GEOEGE E. LEM03S",
0CIcc,G15 Fifteenth St., (Citizens' A'ational Eank,)
P. O. Deawer 325. "Washington, D. C.
If wounded. Injured, or have contracted anv disease,
however slight the disability, apply at once. Thousands
"VVidows, minor children, dependent mothers, fathers,
and minor brothers and sisters, in the order named are
War of 1812.
for a less period, and the widows of such who have not
remarried, arc entitled to a pension of eisht dollars a
month. Proof of loyalty is no longer reiiuircd in these
Increase of Pensions.
Pension laws are more liberal now than formerly, and
many are now entitled to a Insherrate than they receive
From and after January, leal, I shall make no charKea
for my sen-iie in claims for increase of pension, whero
no now disability is alleged, unless successful in procur
ing the increase.
Restoration to Pension Roll.
"Pensioners who have been unjustly dropped from tho
pension roll, or whose names have been stricken there
lrom by reason of tailure to draw their pension for a
period of three years, or by reason of re-enlistment, mav
have their pensions renewed by corresponding with this
from one regiment or vessel and enlistment in another 13
no: a bar to pension in cases vv here the wound, disease or
injury was incurred while in the service of the United
btates and m the line of duty.
Survivors of all wars from 1700 to "March 3, 1S33, and
certain heirs, are entitled to one hundred and sixty acre
of land, 1 1 not already received. Soldiers of tlie late war
Land warrants purchased for cash at the highest mar
ket rate, and assignments ierlected.
Prisoners of War.
"Ration money promptly collected.
Amounts due collected without unneccssarv delay.
Such claims cannot be collected without the furlough.
Horses Lost in Service.
Claimsof this character promptly attended to. "Many
claims ol this character have been erroneous!? rejected.
Corresiwnuence in such cases is respectfuly invited.
Bounty and Pay.
Collections promptly made.
Property taken by the Army in
States Not in Insurrection.
Claimsof this character will receive special attention
prov ideil they were tiled before Januarv 1. lssj if no
tiled prior to that date they are barred by statute of lim
itation. tienerai Laud Oince .mdotlur Bureau:, of the Interior
Department, and all the Departments of the Government.
AVe invite correspondence from all interested, assuring
t.iem of the utmost promptitude, energv, and thorough
ness in all mutters intrusted to our hands.
GEORGE E. LEMON.
As this ma? reach the hands of some persons unac
quainted with this House, we append hereto, as speci
mens of the testimony in our jiosmsioii, copies of letters
from several gentlemen of political and military distinc
tion, and widely known throughout the United States:
IIOCSE OF "RirnESENTATIVES.
"Wash im. ton', D. C, JfureA , 1S75.
From several years' acquaintance with Cant. Georob
E. Lemon of ihisvity, v.echceriully commend him as a
gentleman of interna!-, and well nualiried to attend to
the collection of bounty and other claims against the
Government. His experience in that line gives hid
"W. r. srnAGun. m. c,
Fifteenth JU:rict of Ohio.
JAS. D. STR.VWURIDG12.3La.
Tttu-ttenik Mtttrict of Fetin'a.
"HOUSE OP KEri:EENTATIVES.
Washington. D. C., Jfnrch 1, 1S73.
"We, the undersigned, having an actiuaintahcc with
Captain GEoiifiK K. Lemon for the past few years, and a
knowledge of the systematic manner in wliich he con
ducts his extensive business, and of his reliability for fiiic
and honorable dealing connected therewith, cfieerftilly
commend him to claimants general!?.
A. V. RICE, Chairman
Oommitttc on Invalid Vmsioiw, Howe of Xeps.
"W. F. SLEMONS, "M. C,
Strontt District of Ark.
VT. P. LYNDK, M. C.
Fmtrth Ihftriet of Wi3.
K. V. TOVNtHEXD, Jl. a,
XiiKttxntA District of 111.
Citizens' N vtionae "Rank,
Washington, D. C., Jan. 17, 1S79.
Captain Geohok E. Lemon, attornev and agent for tho
collection of war claims at WAshlngton citv, is a thor
ough, able, and exceedingly well-informed man of busi
ness, of high character, and entirely responsible. I
believe that the interests ofall having war claims remib
ing adjustment cannot be confided t .safr hands.
JNO. A. J. CIUiSWELL, J'resident.
Ktj- An? person desiring information as torn? stand
ing and resiMinslbility will, on request, be furnished with
a satisfactory reference in his own vicinity or Congres
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