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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1882.
OUR SOLDIERS' COLUMN.
Should Congress be Compelled to Bear
all the Blame?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
Answers to Many Corre
To the Editor National Tribune:
Through the kindness of a friend I have been
made a subscriber to your paper. I never heard
cf it till the first copy reached me. 1 am very
much pleased with it, and shall, if possible, se
cure you somo subscribers. I am a Methodist
Episcopal preacher, am in charge of tli is circuit,
and a member of the Columbia Iliver Confer
ence. I shall take a copy of the paper with me
when I go out among my people, and when I
find an old soldier, or anyone elso who would
be likely to subscribe, I will secure his subscrip
tion if I can. I am an old soldier, diseharged
on account of disability after nearly three years
of faithful service in the cavalry. Though
knowing myself entitled to a pension, I for
many years thought I would never apply for
one; but finally discovering that my disability
partial deafness) is so much in my way in
everything I undertake, I concluded that I
might as well have a pension as any one else,
especially as it was becomiug evident that the
Government is abundantly able to do justice to
all. I did not, however, apply till the fall of 1SS1,
and so am cut off from arrears, because 1 so long
felt unwilling to add to the burdens of the Gov
ernment. It is probable that many of the lato
applicants mado lato applications for the same
reason; but now, sinco there is such an im
mense surplus in the Treasury, they probably
feel as I do that sympathy for a formerly de
pleted Treasury ought not, when the Treasury
is full to oversowing, debar us from that jus
tice which is being meted out to thoso who felt
no such sympathy. Justice demands that the
benefits of the Arrearage act be extended to late
as well as early applicants. The Equalization
of Bounties act would bonefit mo to the extent
of about one hundred and fifty dollars, and I
am unable to see why I should not receive
enough more money to make my bounty eqnal
to that of others who served no more faithfully
than L As to issuing land warrants to all sol
diers, I am in favor of it if they can be so issued
as to compel the soldier to lay his warrant on
land either personally or by proxy for himself,
such land being so secured to himself ad heirs
for a specified number of yeare that it cannot
fall into the hands of land speculators. 1 do not
Bee why that could not be done. I am not so
much disgusted with Congress for not doing
justice to the soldier in the above-named re
spects and others that might be named as I am
with the various Presidents for not recom
mending Congress to do so in their annual mes
sages. If any one of them has ever recom
mended the equalization of bounties, I am not
aware of it. Some of them, I think, have rec
ommended one or more of the other measures.
Please give us some light on that point. If the
President does not recommend a measuro of
justice to the soldier, is it not fair to infer that
should it be passed, like Grant, he would veto
it? I am inclined to believe that injustice to
the soldier does not lie at the doors of the halls
of Congress so much as at the door of tho White
Pzlouze City, Washington 'Tee.
a glorious opportunity.
To the Editor National Tribune:
I am out on the frontier, where I find many old
soldiers, not doing picket-duty as they did from
1861 to 16G5, but still they are engaged in a
warfare. They are fighting the battle of life
for food, clothing, and the comforts of life for
themselves, their wives and children. None
would know to see them now they were tho
same seen in 'Gl, '62, and 'C3, going forth to
suffer hardship, enduro danger, and, if need be,
to give their lives to preserve and perpetuate
the blessings we enjoy, except by tho honora
ble scars they bear, and the never-give-up spirit
manifested in the work now before them, there
has been so great a change. Their forms and
features, walk and talk, then told of youth,
health, and strength, but now the bending
form, the wrinkled face, tho tottering step and
slowness of speech, betoken old age. Say, you
patriotic gentlemen and other fellows, who
mado such good promises out of your lovo for
the Boldier you know when do you love us
when we're old ? If you do, do all you can to
secure full justice to the soldier, his widow and
orphans, now, while they are living. When
they go hence, tho Grand Commander-in-Chief
will care for them. Thre ought to be no rea
son to say, to the everlasting disgrace of the
Nation, that any one of its worthy defenders in
war were cared for in their last days by private
or local charity, or were followed to their death
by want and poverty. If every citizen in our
broad land could but read and imbibe the spirit
of The National Triijune on this question,
I believe the Government, through its law
makers, could be made to see tho importance
and necessity of improving this glorious oppor
tunity that is now before her. She can inspire
patriotism and lay the foundations of our Re
publican structure so deep in the affections of
tho people, that the winds may blow, and tho
storm of war descend, but the structure will
not bo moved, for it is built upon the rock of
patriotism and of everlasting material. How
can the Nation do this? Jiy discharging tho
debt of honor to her disabled defenders.
I enclose more cartridges (subscribers), so you
can keep up the fire in tho same direction.
Don't want you to leave tho guns. Will hand
up the ammunition.
.Respectfully, yours, L. E. Pond.
Late Capt. 7lh Wis. In'fy.
Frankfort, Dak. Ty.
A RELIC OF KNOXVILLE.
To the Editor National Tribune:
In residing the very interesting account of tho
s'ege of Knoxville, Tennessee, being published
in The National Tribune, my thoughts
turn back to that terrible campaign. That in
Mississippi in tho summer of 160"J, also in the
sj-n ng and summer of laG 1, wero severe enough
to suit the moat fastidious; but when I think
of no rations and no chance to get any, scarcely
a whole suit of clothes in tho brigade, almost
zero weather, and to cap all compelled to be
constantly on the alert, I think the winter
campaign of 'G3-'6-l in East Tennessee will, for
its uu'uy iiardshi, rank as the most severe.
Thinking that you would like any little item
in connection with tho siege of Knoxville, I
therefore take the liberty of sending you tho
Inclosed leaf upon which its history speaks for
itself. Captain Uoskings, of the Forty-oighth
Pennsylvania, I know by reputation. The
other officers whoso names are upon tho peper
I never had the pleasure of knowing, even by
reputation, although, for several weeks in East
Tennessee we must have beon very near neigh
bors, and if we had not beon so very particular
.about that time) who wo associated with, I
suppose we might have become intimate ac
quaintances. Yours, fraternally,
Tnos. H. Haskell.
The book from which tho leaf was taken
belonged to Captain James A. Sanford, and
was captured from the Yankees at Lenoir's
Station, East Tennessee, on the 10th day of
Nov. 1S63, by J. II. Campbell, major Forry
seventh Alabama regiment. It was recap
tured by Jas. II. Hoskings, captain Company
F, Forty-eighth Pennsylvania veteran volun
teers, from tho "rebs" at tho battle of Mine
Run, Virginia, May the 6th, 1SG-1, and was
picked up by the writer, who was at Lenoir, and
also at the Wilderuo&s.
A POST TEXT-BOOK.
To the Editor National Tribune:
P. II. Coder Post, No. D3, Department of lows,
has gained twenty-five members in tho past
month, and we are trying to make it over 100
by January, 1SS3. The boys all like The Na
tional Tribune and take interest in the
work. Tho sketches in The National Trib
une are read at the meetings of tho Post when
business is such that it can done, and is looked
for as one of tho treats of each meeting night.
Yours, in F., C. and L.,
Vihton, Iowa. E. H. Colcohd.
Answers to Correspondents.
L. 71. S., Wtnthrop, Me. We would suggest
that you request the Secretary of tli Interior
to take action ou your appeal. Until you ob
tain his decision it would be premature to offer
J. A. U., New Philadelphia, Ohio. Sorry wo
cannot assist yon before tho Departments. Yes;
the ovidence lately furnished would bo made a
part of tho case and considered with tho other
testimony on file. If you havo filed tho evi
dence of a commissioned officer and four com
rades, and. if the Eamo covers tho points re
quired as to origin, we should think it quite
sufficient to establish the fact.
S. L. S., Thayer, Neb. The action referred to
is probably that of the War Department. Calls
may hava been made as to tho presence or ab
senco of your witnesses at tho time and place
where your disability originated, or the claim
may be suspended for a report from tho Surgeon-General
as to whether thero is any hos
pital record of your case. Such reports may be
expected as duo in about three or four months
from the drrte when called for.
A. U., Edaiboro, Pa. If you claim increase
on account of disability for which you aro now
drawing pension, action should closely follow
your examination by the Pension Office sur
geon. If on account of a new disability, tho
claim would have to bo completely proved up,
the same as in your original case.
W. Hall, Forerthurgh. Soundness at enlist
ment in a case like yours ougbt to be presumed.
Several efforts were made during the last ses
sion to have placed on the pension-roll soldiers
of the war of tho rebellion who were confined
in rebel prisons, and we hopo to see a bill passed
for their relief at no distant day. Your claim
should be in progress of adjudication according
to its number.
Jno. B., Claionia, Neb. In cases where the
soldier died In the service, and his widow re
married prior to July 28, 1866, (date of approval
of tho act providing additional bounty,) she for
feits title to said bounty under the provisions
of the law. If tho soldier died after discharge
with said bounty due him and remaining un
paid, his widow is not entitled to the bounty if
she remarried prior to February 21, 1&6S. In
either event as above, the bounty goes to the
next heir in order of succession. Claims for
additional bounty are at present barred by
W. R. IT., Be mtt, lowa.Q. A widow, hav
ing been a pensioner on account of her husbaud
killed in action, remarried her former hus
band's brother, who also had been a soldier.
The latter has sinco died, but possibly not from
tho effects of disease or injury contracted while
in the service. Can her pension bo renewed or
restored? A. The widow has no further title
to pension on account of her first husband ; but
if he left children who wero under sixteen
years of age at the date of their mother's re
marriage, tho pension should have boon con
tinued to them until they severally attained
that age. She has no title to pension on ac
count of service hiul death of second husband
unless sho connects his death with his military
service, except, indeed, he had a claim pending
before the Pension Office at his death, which
she would be permitted to complete and draw
the same amount of pension to which tho sol
dier would have been entitled had he lived,
from the dato of his discharge to the date of his
Albert R. B., McKcytotcn, Pa. Q. If the Equa
lization Bounty Hill becomes a law, will nine
month's volunteers be benulited? A- The bill
proposes to grunt eight and one-third dollars a
month for each month of actual service, deduct
ing the amount of United States bounty already
C. B. K., Norway, Me. Wo do not eo vhy
your claim should remain unsettled much
longer. You should hear from it in six or eight
weeks at most.
Sub., Meckanicshirg, Ohio. 1. At the present
time it is not possiblo to answer this question.
The statistics are in progress of collation by the
War Department. But of the whole number
of interments in the National Military Cenio
tories, viz., 318,870 there aro G,100 known, and
3,200 unknown confederates. 2. See reply to
A. D., in No. 65. The highest number of de
pendent chums in which evidence is now being
called for, is about 274,500, and in invalid cases
Header. You aro right. Tho entry mado by
the original homestead settler is regarded as
having been made for the purpose of acquiring
title for his own use and benefit, lie cannot
transfer his right prior to issue of patent. A
discharge certificate of a soldier cannot be used
by persons never in the service with the viow
of lessening tho five years' residence required
bylaw, and tho soldier who knowingly permits
his discharge to be used for such a purpose is
conniving at a fraud upon tho Government.
Jr. IT. D.t Ijuarcncebitrgh, Ind. Noither are
Rebecca R., CarroU Co., Ark. Yours is ono of
many sad cases that have their origin in the
late war. If your husband has not done so, he
should apply for an increase of pension. We
shall aim our "Shot and Shell" as suggested.
L. L. C, Portland, Ore. Not having given tho
dates of enlistment and dischaige, wo are un
able to reply, but have reforred the matter, as
desired, to a competent attorney, who will at
once write you.
Commerce G. IP., 0. 1. General Winder died
a natural death. 2. Yes; or, if not, his attor
ney would be. 3. You can file any testimony
you desire, which you think might strengthen
your case. (Wo scarcely understand this ques
tion.). II. Scott, Fairfax, R No.
Lto, milsboro, III. She is not entitled to pen
sion in either case, bat there is a possibility of
her being entitled to laud warrant, provided
she is the only living heir, and was under 21
March 3, 1865, and provided also that sumo has
not been granted to the soldier or his widow or
Whoa a candidate itehos too much for office,
the voters will scratch him. New Orleans
BRAVE LITTLE RED CAP.
Tlie Young Orderly of Monster Wirz
MORE PLANS OF ESCAPE.
Scurvy Makes Its Dreaded
Continued from last week.
Tho number of prisoners within thestockado
had now increased so largely that it became
necessary for tho confederates to devise somo
better means of guarding them. A line of rifle
pits was nccoidingly dug around tho stockade
for tho infantry, and at intervals were placed
piles of hand-grenades for use in case of an out
break. A strong fort was also thrown up just
above the southwest corner of the stockade and
mounted with olevon pieces of cannon in such
j a way as to rake tho stockade diagonally. At
! the northeast comer of tho stockade two
howitzers wero mounted, and tho same number
at the southeast corner, while a, smaller fort of
five guns was constructed at the northwest
corner, the garrison being so disposed that a
single round could not fail to produce fearful
havoc among tho prisoners in tho event of au
About tho time of which I write some two
thousand prisoners from Bntloi-'s command ar
rived at Andersonvillo. They had been cap
tured on tho loth of May at Bermuda Hundred.
Tho rebels hated Butler intensely, and they
vented their Bplecn upon the prisoners. They
wero stripped, before their admission to thestock
ade, of every articlo of clothing and equipment
and all the cooking utensils in their possession.
All that they wore allowed to retain was their
shirt and pantaloons, and many ol them entered
the prison barefooted and bareheaded. Once
inside, they were assigned to the woist location
that could be found for them, namely, on the
edgo of the swamp at the eastern sido of the
prison, whore the sinks had been dug, and all
the filth from the upper part of the pen would
fiowo down upon them. Thoy were without
shelter of any kind ; millions of maggot-flics
swarmed upon them, and they were compelled
to ondure a stench that was strong enough to
knock a healthy man down. It must have
seemed to the poor fellows as if thoy had en
tered tho very gates of hell.
I shall never forget tho day that thoy ar
rived. The insults and taunts to which they
were subjected mado it evident to me that no
mercy would be shown them. The news that
thoy belonged to the hated Butler's command
seemed to have spread like wildfire among the
guards, and every man of them was prepared
to contribute his sharo to the persecution.
Considering the ellrctivo character of the
new fortifications that had been erected around
tho stockade, there appeared to be liltlo chance
now of a successful uprising among the prison
ers, but there weio still some among us who were
eauguino enough to believe that the attempt
would bo worth making, and a plot was shortly
after concocted for this purpose. To insure
secrecy a regular society wus organized, and
each member who was admitted to it was re
quired to take a solemn oath npt to divulge its
plans. None, indeed, wero admitted to mem
bership except those in whom long acquaint
ance warranted confidence.
The plan adopted was to dig a largo tunnel
under the stockade and undermine the timbers
to such an extent that they could bo thrown
down whenever the signal should be given, and a
gap of from twelve to fifteen feet made thereby,
through which tho men could rush out, capture
the guns of the fort, and turn them upon the
rebels. Tho work was begun, and when it had
progressed tome time it became evident that the
plan was feasible. As had happened repeatedly
beforo, however, there was a traitor in tho camp
who conveyed to Wirz full information as to
what was going on. Tho result was that Wirz
ordered the ring-leader in chains, and, summon
ing the sergeauts of detachments outside, noti
fied them that he was fully acquainted with ull
the details of the plot, and was prepared to de
feat it. He endeavored ulso to impress them with
the fact that if an outbreak occurred it would
sacrifice the lives of ull within tho stockade. As
a further warning, he hud the following notice
posted on the gates:
"Not wishing to shed the blood of hundreds
not connected with those who concocted a mad
plan to force the stoekado, and make in this way
thoir escape, I hereby warn tho leaders and
those who formed themselves into a band to
carry out this plan, that 1 am in possession of
all the facts, and havo made my dispositions
accordingly, so as to frustrate it. No choice
will be left me but to open with grape and can
ister on the stockade, and what ellect tiiis would
havo in this densely crowded place need not be
told. II. Wirz.
"May 25, 18G1."
WIRZ IJADLY FRIOHTENED.
Although Wirz boasted that he was fully pre
pared to buppress an outbreak, it was plain to
mo that he was badly frightened. Tho simple
fact that such a plan had been organized, and,
but for the treachery of one of tho prisoners,
might have been carried into effect, was cal
culated to disquiet him. Ho was well aware
of tho esteem in which ho was held by tho pris
oners, and knew that ho could expect no mercy
at their hands if thoy over got him in their
clutches. Had he opened firo on tho stockatlo
with his artillery, hundreds would undoubtedly
have been slain at tho first volley, but the men
were so desperate, that I am equally sure they
would havo followed up the advance and cur
ried the gates in spite of tho artillery. Indeed,
thoir only safety after that would havo been in
forcing a hand-to-hand encounter with tho
rebels, for, hud they remained within the
stockade, they would havo been mowed down
by tho cannon until not a man was loft.
One day, not long after this, Wirz and Win
dor concluded to ascertain, by actual oxperi
mei ., how long it would take to get the troops
in position in tho case of an outbreak. A gun
was accordingly loaded with shell at the head
quarters fort, and Wirz took up his position
where ho could see the effect which its dis
charge would have on the prisoners. At tho
command to fire, tho gunner responded prompt
ly, and a fuse shell shot shrieking across tho
prison enclosure and burst in the woods beyond.
It was answered immediately by a defiant yell
from thousands of throats. Doubtless the prison
ers thought thut tho long-dreaded massacre wus
at hand. Tho shot, however, was intended to
servo as a signal, and at the report tho troops
came rushing up on a double-quick, each regi
ment taking its place in the rifle-pits by the
piles of hand grenades. I could not but think,
as I gazed on the scene, what a fearful slaughter
would inevitably attend any attempt ou the
part of the prisoners to curry the gates by as
sault. I was in the fort myself at the timo of
this oxperimont, and it was plain that Wirz
was very much gratified by Uu way which the
troops got into position. Ho thought, too, that
ho hud scaied the prisoners so batlly that they
would never attempt an outbreak.
During the month of May there were 708
deaths in the prison, and during the month of
Juno they reached an average of forty per day.
By the end of that month tho rolls showed a
total of 26,367 prisoners.
About this time an effort was mado to bake
the meal which was issued to tho prisoners in
the bakery connected with tho cook-house.
The loaves were about tho size of a brick, and
half a loaf, with occasionally a small slice of
salt pork, was all that each prisoner received.
The meal was very coarse and irritating to
tho bowels, and the men suffered greatly in
consequence from cramps, and thousands died
of diarrhea and dysentery. Flies and maggots
swarmed, too, in the trough where the dough
was kneaded, and every ration of bread that
was issued contained somo of them. After a
while the capacity of the bakery proved insuffi
cient to meet the demands upon it, and mush
was issued as a substitute for the bread. It
was shoveled into a wagon -bed, and in
cases whoro the prisoners had no utensil in
which to receive it, it was thrown out on tho
dirty sand, where they wero forced to eat it as
best they could. By and by even this ration
gave out and many of tho men had to be satisfied
with raw meal again. Wood wus still a great
luxury, and it was only after much entreaty
that enough could be obtained to cook the meal
with. Very little salt was issued to tho pris
oners, and the men missed it greatly. No ono
who has not experienced tho deprivation can
appreciate tho intense longing which tho men
had for it; even a singlo pinch wa3 considered
a great prize at this time.
The rebels treated the dead with oven less con
sideration than the living. So long as the deaths
averaged but four or five ouch day, tho bodies
were carried to the bu rying-ground on stretchers
by paroled pri.-oneR- dt't.nl. -d tor thut work.
Tho number of bodies had now inui eased, how
ever, to such an extent that it was no longer
possible to remove them in this way.
I was at tho dead-house one day when I heard
a confederate officer quarreling with tho men
who were engaged in removing the bodies about
a corpso that Jay in the further end of the dead
house. It seems that tho number of bodies had
increased so that they hud not been able to re
move them us fust as they hud been brought in,
and tho corpse in question had been allowed to
remain so long that it had become a mass of
corruption, and could not bo removed on a
stretcher. Tho officer in question wus obdurate,
und insisted upon the men obeying his orders,
and they finally managed to get the body out.
A wagon was employed for tho purpose of haul
ing tho remains to theburying-ground, und the
bodies wore thrown into i t much as dressed hogs
are thrown into a dray ut a packing-house. I
have frequently seen the arms and legs and tho
ghastly heads of the dead bunging over tho
sides and ends, and tossing to und fro as the
wagon jolted along tho road to the buryiug
ground. It was a revolting sight, and I cannot
even now recall it without a shudder.
At first the bodies of those who died at An
dersonvillo wero encased in a rude box; then,
us tho number increased, an off-set wus made in
tho trench dug to receive the corpse, and a
piece of hewn timber was placed over it. Ulti
mately, however, the rebels contented them
selves with simply digging long trenches, into
which the dead wero tumbled without any cov
ering whatever except old mother earth. As
many us fifty or a hundred bodies, almost en
tirely nude, would bo laid in u single row and
the dirt shoveled in on them in tho most cure
less manner. It would happen sometimes that
.i hard piece of dirt would strike on n body and
instead of glancing off would become imbedded
m it, und if it happened to strike on a rib the
flesh would peel oil' in huge pieces.
Poor fellows! Their bodies decayed almost
before tho spirit took its flight. In thoso hor
rible trenches some of the best blood, tho finest
brains, and tho bravest hearts wero covered up
AN UNWELCOME VISITOR.
A new infliction now appeared in the camp.
Scurvy that dreaded disease began to claim
its victims. Their sufferings were indescrib
able. When first attacked, the nnkle joint
would swell, then tho feet would become use
less, the knees stiff, und the skin pulo and
colorless. Usually the diseaso first made its
.lppeurance in tho mouth ; the gums would
.iwell, and in somo instances protrude beyond
tho lips; the teeth would frequently fall out,
und, although it miiy appear incredible, I havo
actually seen men pick them up and put thorn
buck in their sockets again. The corn-bread
was so hard thut the teeth sometimes stuck
fust in it and eamo out.
Doctor Jones, tho confederate surgeon, with
whom I was acquainted, reported to tho rebel
authorities that ho believed uino-tenths of the
mortality of tho prisoners was due, directly or
indirectly, to scurvy, and certainly, from what
I saw myself while at Andcrsouville, I am in
clined to think that he was right.
To be continued.
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Is a question that would perplex a congress of
connoisseurs assembled to nominate tho most
beuutiful. But such an assemblage would not
bo surprised to learn that tho most charming of
their sex, on this sido of tho Atlantic, enhauco
tho beauty and preserve tho soundness of their
tuoth with SOZODONT, sinco everybody knows
that the ladies prefer it to any and all denti
frices. Let no man say after this, that women
From tho DcUoit Free 1'rcss.
Tho popular game in Indiana this fall is bet
ting on the weight of a stranger. The said
stranger has a lead jacket under his coat, and
his pal rakes in u heap of half dollars.
SONGS OF THE CAMP.
Battle Hyiim of Tho Republic.
Cnouus John JJrojon.
Mine eyes have aeen the glory of the coming of the
He Is trumping: out tho vlutngo where the jrrapea
of wrath are stored ;
lie hutli loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible
Hl truth is marching on.
Chokus Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!
I Iiuyo seen him In tho watch-fires of a hundred
They havo builded him an altar in the evening
dews and clumps;
f. can read his liyhteous uentenco by tho dim nnd
His duy is marching on.
Cuouus Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!
I have read n fle.-y gospel, writ in burnished rows
of steel :
"As ye deal with my contemner!, bo with you my
grace shall deal ;
Let tho hero born of woman crush the serpent with
Since God is marching on."
Cuouus Glory, Glory, nallelujah!
Ho bus sounded forth the trumpet that shall never
He is uifting out the hearts of men before His judg
ment heat :
Oh, he m lft, my soul, to answer Iliin t be jubilant
my feet !
Our God is marching on.
Chokus Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!
In tho beauty of tho lilies, Christ was born across
With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you
As he died to make men holy, let us die to make
While God la marching on.
Chorus Glory, Glory, Hallolujala!
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V .15. Tt--4
IOOI'"PUlar , irts r30 cts. SCO Crni-- Mm?', SO cts.
IOO S ntniint.il .None. 30 cts. IOO Old Favorite :-on;;j,
SO ets. f0 Ope rongs, 30 cts. (OO Home Sodrs.
3Qcts. IOO Kthiop inSonzi,30et. Any 4 lots. SI. All
the Soncs have won) . r.nd mui. nrd arc the mo't popular
published tinier NOW. rorSO cts. willscnd Violin In
struction nook and 553 t'irres luun Music. 3IO 3AS
GAINS in oil Kinds ol iristr.iiuerts lllui lip Catnloftua
Iree. G. H. W. BATi-i u. CO., Importers, boston, Md.il.
-?&' is,v7Ea jvarsi
; i t's.
''?& 9'" -i " V' ?N,lynX"if-"M ctr.a We aHo havo very Ann Aturai mm ' old nnmsas
r' '&? I rt'J V--TK. VTJAf'y .$?? S ! ,00 e.ich r,.-1 .rifui Med illlon -harms 50 c-siits. Wa
t: r-k 5V.fcrtVt?aj -. . H--2. Sityt&-Ji'y:'- V -&?!(. iT.iVf. nr..ir..,ia ,irT..tiimi..lui. Jnit he. room 'or unlv two.
it2t.in?r:?- ? ? . Jj?i;is-"fc. h .!ZEtvatxiik i
iVT-.&r $. H'-'AhV . ' ('M-3n Hot spring, Ar. .TunoSd, 18E2.
V--H?TtV '-'' V i.l,.r :&1&'m$4S& World Man'f'G CO. Goats :Tu New Amork-m Aluminum
Y l&$ fy" :'XV l2 $& '"??' i&st&MM co T '' a',a x am ' wo" P'""--l wlth '? ta, l ''C'0 Seven
V 'f 'K ' -- -jSa&pt'Vi -i.tB-l&r y,vTO I !l" T. O. order, on aerouut. fjr which ldeaw for erd by
yj!f.V,ot'": .-. u.V3v' -"':srVviTOftj ei rofsO. O. I), lor bal.iaee, nrtw nniM of the same stjlu
&' V -"''V .-frE; j "v:f wUU clul:'s t0 tsk Kwi-ectfully, Carletoa Taylor.
It is s laom that, we mfct with an article that so fully corresponds
with Us ftdvviiised good qualities a docs the New American Lever
Match, It ha: ihe advantage of being made of that precious inefal
Aluminum Gold; its works are of the best make, and the general style
of the case rank it wit hike best Watches tn ade anywhere. JVe reeom
itini'. i to 07tr readers as a Watch that will give entire satisfaction.
i rap 1 u in . . 't 'i r.tnftr 1'ic'uies
y. " X-.M:i firdsloc. X-.Ma.-.M".-ii1ic.
i l'.inlula . id- i.n.. 12 rcili.ir' J Mt-'(K-liv.
txl' toe. ." ICtv'invi.it-s r.l l"c. 4 Panel
Tjctuiea 10c. All for Toe, p-istpaid.
J. W. I'-rizzell, Baltimore, Mil.
OUR NEW KNITTING MACHINE
or lovKnitter, is bavin? an iinmemesale. Tins new
K'N ITTI Ci M CH! VK is ici:ietl as a pleiiujj anil
u-i J'lil article f.u- Ladies ami ( hiidrrii. (Her 100 ihl
1 ct cut article of ttcautitnl de-tans can be made with
Uu- Machine, lor which th 're is always a read market.
'1 ';" Knitter 1 e"iu ui-ineof a vanetvnf colored wood and
'UKHT tVii ZWOKK.is liandme inaiipiMrance,
r.nd Kitanmti" d t i i i ik rfect SATJM'ACTlOX. We
iniUcaSii;i lAt. Oi"Fi:i: to thTeaiers of tin-paper,
tos ndoiiei.four Ne-.vK nit nig Machines, in pert' m 'order,
lv mail, for lo cf-., or tun t"iri" cts. All persons sending
-" its. fur two Knitter-will re "ive a'to-pitp lllis-tritetl
.ok. full fliiections. and riVE of our SAMPLES
FllEE. K. NASON Sc CO.. Ill Xfosau Svt.. . Y.
PA TAPDU CURED IN A FEW DAYS
UM 1 rti UlilFor Only 15 Cents.
Vu-ul Cat.ttih can lie easily, pi.i kiv, plea- nitly and
l.tM.njily cuied, providing one kmiWs now. I doknotv
hint, can do it, and jjiiai.ii.tw ni-t s-if it n cure. My
llr.M.tNn Cirutui! Puwum t perfectly olulile) will pos
itively ami ellectuallv cure in a ft w days only anv ordi
nary ca-e not couiplic-ted with scrofula. Tin re is no
hir.ntim: and no tlisapiMiintnietit a'.ioitl it. I know what
1 am talking nt.out. and what I say h the TRUTH ; if not.
denounce mc in this paper as a fraud. Many thousand
pacic'ics sild in past ti. ears, and I hereby declare upon
o.i:! that I seldom have a con, plaint, and do not know
of a failure to cure in all that time. It is perfectly harm
less; try it, and if you are not satisfied i will cheerfully
i ei'iiml your money. Clears the head witlio.it snecxin,
purities, h"als, siojh and cures every discharge from the
nose, sweetens the breath, and cures catarrh in all its
stages. A package, e.iongli to la-t two weeks, and more
than enough to urelyanl infallibly cure nearly every
case, sent post paid lor oniv lo cento, by Gro. X. Stod
hvkd. I-J26 Niagara St., Buffalo, X. Y. Pamphlet has
about 3o.) testimonials ami references of patients cured.
Have been in Drue business in Huua'n over lt years.
H-ive myown cood reasons lb ro lie run: this incomparable
r.'inedy at so low a price. Say you saw this in The Na
! iKiS k9&r P-SiVcsTErrov
I?3 Ji S Tjj l'"-'1"" amusement for only 30
VytirJia. uur cv itmieet ron
talns C i:c.ir.tif-il IV.ce Pictures; 100 Choice Selections
in Prose and Ver.sc for Autograph Alliums; 10 pieces of
lopnhtr Music; 1 p tck ' Hold to I.urht" Cards: I mick
Humorous Cards: 1 peck Comic r-eort and AcqiiAint
ance Cords; 1 pack 1 lirtation Cerds: Lanpnaw of .Jew
els and Flowers : Str.r Puzzle ; 2 Transfortn.irion Puzzles
(change color rfel.t before vonr ec): 10 Interestin
G.mi's; l- .New Tricks in .M.'jmc:" iJ New and Pretty
1 amy Work Patterns: 1 pack Heller's "tVonrlerful De-la-itiii
Carrts; 1 set 'hronic. Cards; Tho .rat $5.(0
Pruc Puzzle; 1 Mystic Oracle; 1 PleasfrR Picture of
Pussln lioots;" 1 Chinese Puzzle- 1 Thirteen Ptiz
Zie; lI.Kyjitian Cross Puzie; 1 tiameof FortuneTcll-
ll!.'. All postpaid. ,KV.; two packages, NY. Stamps
taken. Address plainly. HOIVIiS SrAiF'G CO.a
P. O. Box 1910, Kostim, Mass.
l'tJK Worth of Fii-ht-cltisx Sheot 3TusIo
'4 O f'-T Fifty Cents. " Howe's HX) Clioico
S iiiu's," arranged for the pnno or oraii ; contains the
ino-a popular music of tiie day. E.'ch piece on beperate
3ii":t "ell., for tliittv-iive cents in the music stores,
pjnited on Mie heat of music pjper and published by a
tn in ho liave been in the music business for over forty
years. (Stanii taken.)
CI1AS. HOWE. Box fiTO, Boston, Mass.
NDLE88 FUN FOR TEN GENTS.
For 10 ci nM 1 uill mail to any atldress One Pack of
AViziird link Cards, with h;i,l. nt:tKiTio, and I irtje
ill'nlrati'd circul.ir. Address A. F. Kennedy. No. 1 Blos
som M., Itoiton, Mass.
tl e K 15 Iwra W Wll f Q A'l II
k tv j$ A tc A L w-iwl A fa a
rroemwlvn" ii o,M,',,UN,J V..SOI-,.D Cl-D MO UHTIKCS have never been sold la th.s country. Tliey
Craorth.7 . roo'tl, ""'" "n"n of tho jumon.l ev.r produced, audihe ontrono that retain, tho brilliancy and
n toitC,e !'""" i "r,r' A T'"B U,.n. eirert Vpon ,tha ' Mt of ,h"" sod., and wo will C.mntei 'hrtno ono hut pert-
rrrji I'TtiL- k-s n wfrrr; lv&JtrtffcJrv?Tr, -'
forthar.!!....!., ' V. , ,i. """"" i-ion erminrmanro our JpWH'ry Calorne to tho notice of new cnstomers
i . "... we wllloCcr ih rcoil for tho ni-st CO daye at oniy St.sO euh, TaUc yoasr cfcoico oi
? :'r-d'P-"rK",",! f.pSl.OO. AKveJliuatratlonwereinaJefrorathec'.odianJareeT'ict
either Klufj. Nv:
ivaeniaiiiiricL iv.iii v..rnn.: r.. r...n..v c . -.
! HAKE KCHE HAPP
& ;; uEAUTiruii pi:esi:"ts
yS.iM Oiveti I'o to all who subscribe to the Social
t.ta Visitor iJncjazlho. Hnntlsoniest, best, and
' -tj inoitcntert.iuuti lilii.stratwlihi,'az:iiepu!ilisheil.
jju ' I'.vory number v. ill rtw.t.tm a CompMe A'orel by
tli j best enters, tlir.limj sl.etciiei, tun, ana ttio
cream of choice reudng. It will amnc. cntcrtmn,
and Instruct every on j of the liuuvliohl, und is a
welcome Kltor in" every t.imily. For 0; cents we
send the 3lae.'liie 6 riiiittln on trial, und give to
every iubscriber l A'nluahlo J'rt-miums, as
tollows: 1 Ont's new fitylo Fou ;iti'ix
'Iiuln piM phiteil triinmuiL's; 1 Froncli
!tl icroseopii Wat-h Olirtnn (each o:i von
talns a bcattiitul w stirh as French artists can
onlv produce); nnd 1 CJi-nt'd "Sool Ijuclc"
ICfslIi'iMioM bcarf I'm. Tins rejt oi.eru
K; -i m.ide ti liitrodtice our M.iira-.iue in new homes.
& 'Jt No siuli prtni unw were ever ottered before: wo
n,v 1 1'tiarantee then to be worth twice the pr'e of the
2i3 I'apir, anil a"v-"u can r'rnve wk tkeir money
' 'J if i.'t -atisfed. t.'tid NOW and we will scid
'' j Sfaa. i! arJ the A 1- imiiis by return -nail.
, : i-inl V 'nv. i;-.T .11 '. Kton. r.S.fi.
riT-JX-Vtf- 'l- '"WSv..---TEr5TTST.-J'lTJ'
Celebrated (or lino tone, tlmeh. Itaii in ftrinj:, tine peKS in
laid pearl tail-piece, fliie InnR how, with ivory and silvered froi.
in violin bos. Took ot Instruction, with 538 pieces music,
by eprci tor $3.50. Sctlriection (rutranteed, or money rc
fundiL Abettcrouttltcaunotbo purchased eijovrhcre for S10.
8end stamp for lorjp Cimuustie. O. II. V. BATJ3S & CO.,
Importers and 2daaui&3tturr, IOC Sudbury St, Huston, ilan.
or t heg cooJa Is from 1 1 to ', n, ii.an.l vom ran fll lom.i-. )Btt .J p. , .
ntourrUfc. As tooi.r ren.muin' t':tv r. . rt . t .- pi.' "t -ra..f lliidi v -'
I -i u
The nlve illustration tnkrn from life shows the J
J wonderful efiT'ct the peerlfss wavk has on tho
;W'':iier. I am filing tlnm-ands of thpin to the
..'flies of Kew York, B;'in. and Philadelphia.?
;To tiitroxluro elwlipre I will wntf it, postpaid, toi
nnypartot the I rnUdMateUrw-.(i0 3c.staints).j
Kastvti Kunplf of hair to the letter. I have other i
l styli's of waves, the price of which varies from 50
cts to10. Frtra price 'srharKed for tiray, Blonde,!
or Auburn sliad". Inwsii.ie Hair Nets to match r
i waves and keep them in plat e, only 15c. f
. The Peerl"s V:ivp w m:tdp from urirv human 5
lhair.ana isstdd for one dollar at retail stores. Ad-f
J dress, Mrs. M. STODDAItT, -'1 Park IUiw, X. Y. t
!AN LEVER WATCH!
Aftormo thsoflaborand czperlmont, wohavo at l.tstbroupht to perfec
tion a W:-W WATCH, it Ha Key Wlnl'nc V-tch with th
celebiatpcl Anchor Lerr Movciiunr, Kxy .nsn.n 1 m..kiic, ruily Jtwoled.
Ti.-t aro ado of tho hi"-, .bturial, mi 1 1 'hi- very boat manner as to
Insure r od time ko pini;u.iilUe9. Tho Cases are mail "f nr Celebrated
Comiweltloa metal kimv.iiaj Aluminum C ci. Th.3 met ilnas a sufficient
amount of polu In the roiipusi'i' n to Ki78 tho watch av
gfinulnc gOlCJ apy-araii u. Indeed It cannot bo told
1I"11J il fll'I'LlUt Ull ti rlli II I'ACL' ' J INU UT33tt JMUca ns.
the metal standi tho acid u r as well as pure gold. The cases
ar Lnely enpravedor eujt'.na ti-me'l ml are ma?lvo and
gtrongr an 1 erv liandso em tin Itj'istthe wat hforllail
r",id nier., M cnauics an I a. I l.i!ior.a; men who reonlrea
Ecod strong watch nd n accurato time-
keopor. For trillriic and 'pecnlativo purposes. It .-sn-porl-
toanv watch ev r i.c'ore offwod. The can b sold
resdilvfortlS .n f JOeach.a:. ! tra iedeo rs tiireali.odoubla
th' so n -lonnts. Farriers a well as Areata can handle ihsso
watt-be. to advantage s they can "bo roudlly exch'incetl for
Rtt.r'rf . r roo,ls V. a send tho wsvh freo DT registered mall.
on receiptor S3. 00. Or we 'viil send It O. O H on receipt
ofSt-OO .'aco at;thebalancoca bo ait! at thee press
I.paveiworth. Kzn.. An-. 7th. H82.
F'a CO. Gonts. 1'ho Aluminum trold American
W.it-h pnrrouseil from MJii-iirm I. is proved a '(mhI
e per, and xivc t.erfi"Ct satisfaction. Kudosed llnd
cish for two maru. wimo ,-.i vlii Your. G. 1. .ECliSKT.
Soudallorlcrsto WORLD JVSAMUF'C CO ... .
122 Nassau StrooJ, Nov York,
r - .r... . .y -i --- - -
I ii JL3 ?I 11
la cider ta cdverifoo IIOI'SS ANt nOKE, end Mews tab-
fsnbsr J promptly, Wf Lava deed d to cako tio follovrtEjr coil
princely and macradcent effier to tach and every xeadrr oTthli
jepr: I: ij tie cvmmoi jractica of tha old tnd ilWer refsen
cJKcglaEtl acj Rvriat-land to j aieao Iron tho pawnbrokers ol
thtlrresptctlTa cconinea ail tia fr d end eilvcr wciehe which
cave been anreJeenwd, e nply for tio caVa of thg po.d and eUver
cmm. The works tre th. a eo!i to a celelrste.1 v.atth fen who
1 sro msila 3 speclat ty of tiis burinej. Ttia na plces tho vrorki
la taeaan'iacfskil..ul w - men.w: oeot towerknedrnt tieiala
coed condition as roiutls. Taesa vrorii embrace every variaty
cfmormnt. come o!lha L-in-;Tervna ondper.eet thuekeepen
ell hjndom3l7 csecL Ws luvt 'Hit ivtciand t!u ntirt ticzb
(2,t0i')cf a Lanirnpt enrem cf the c!v decribd watcie ei
Ut3 tnaa too Cratant ot tie raw material.
cr.t oaa or thia witchw, jfpjid, to any addrna la thj United
E atvj. Wv-ciiesruii.'ed tho djy tho order is rxceiTfd. The watciee
ire s pnrcbid 3rti-l!y tot wiih HOUSE AD HOME, exd
ivi.llafc.-ilsh.'doaly to tho nbjerihers to that rnhlicatioa. In
c-ile- to lutrcdj. o it ct excovre to. s tta cnnsual effer, which
cou'dnot lt oiwa -were it tiit for ta fwt tiat wo twught tie
Vitbt: at one qartcr tn! cf irEnafictcre.
Ci receipt oI6i cent extra v Trill wml onr nrw nd elecat
T.-tch-ehain yui n whlstlo olmna ami dos coll ottaci
meet jiat tio tslng tr hcatira ted, rrortlrg cc
r.c menibir. any one oenilimr ci tn-uey fjr HOUSE AXD HOME
on the above oScr, who enu ia tt.ii; siy th."f thy aro not sathsd
wth their barsaia, can htvo their money choer.'nily rafanded.
Address ilETll'cT,ITA?f VUHLISHINC CO.,
ai-i Hroatliray, c-.r YorJt City.
WHAT TK JY SAY OF US.
"West Point. X. V., Oct. 17, 1E-2. Metropolitan PabHj&fa
alnno la vorta tha Fni-a. n-loed ile:e End six () nerr rab-i-riptioDi
et ,i, . I'Ic-jj smj ir-i b p-f-m um watcbej thosaia
1-i5" Gta.l-l.Ioh-wm. T richtntortn, 3ISnn., t?pt.S0.
'c2. IiKcivad prs-i isa last n.ht. V ell fat t.aL Jierthj
Cocdala. Totinijaiaia Uie thetioro received tverydoy.
3''fl.Tk.o poviilrrnr-l brntitlfiil vrerJcly pnbllca'
,,u" "" nj iiwi.u a. :' u:.ili(;iustrntrtl news
f"l.,y.!l,,"trEt"d Psw-tsaiaaelzo ua Harper's or I jys.
lios Illustrated . !-'.
you aro not mnra tan 8.tlfli. U rnlar retail prlco
P-n1mnnev lr -v-ii....-, I-'ter o- ii"t OP"' ordor,
t hi E-7t'4pt T si I "" !?' 9 17"'2 ma i"fJ..i
fc732ticaCftb3A28. Anw in-trumentTrhichrf-.cftjairsnt Ions
felt bv lk puhl.i;. T!i d- Iieiou music ot the 11 irp U hero pro
duced ly any iadvor'it. evn th Mih entirely iirnorant of mu
sic. 'll stiuVi Hrenumb' "o'l.aiidtiiemusicw'i Ii c romrxniea
the Instrument is miiiihcrod in like manner, .: tc.ail of hein
priuttd in rotos. Thus, li'yoaw.th to p.ay i v, a. ;i, or cr.v other
t Jtie, veil have ocly ta glance at t!ie rausu- to ascertain the num
ber of tha note iritl puk the sti:r.! which ia ccrresnomliniriy
numbered. V.'ith taia in itniment any one csn p:ay alt the pop
ular c.75 of the dav, both fur tolo r.iuiia and accompaniment to
voioc. p an. cr ute. Auodjncem-.str You cen ieam one of
the easy wait.es :u a few minutr?. A "tiors di rable instrumert.
which dl lait a Ii'v-t.rce. Klrpintly n...h, and tn oraa
im it to anv room. Cinuot get out of order. V'e o-k1 wKii it a
law lot ol' music nun hired m e.xpiji.: il above. I'orfcci tis
fuclion puarat.tecd. Lvcy on who riurchas. s endorses them an A
recommend - thexn to their neighbor. Think ot ;t! no more te
dious months of rtudy t( ma;er muic. Ilcre 13 a superb musi
cal inrtruuii-i't all ready for u-e.and requiring no practice to plar
perfectly. i mt nt one , and in the II AKI'-LT Ir. vou will
f. 4 mm. nt K...H..V an.l , i.iv '. .rnwmv ' lnd K'. 1 ir ,....
SI. 23. No- - 16 strings. S2.00. Co.nnle:- Instructor ami
a w u w u sf
The New Improved
fZZCJcLIsthe c'.enpest and best.
J2r)JA boy sixteen yeers olr:
L "J can saw lotpijiutandeasi.
tt' ' chi on itii trial sent
postal for Illustrated CatnlOB-n- cnnfalnlnir testimon
ials and full particulars. A.(iiS'VH WASTED.
iIonsxchLir;htains Saw Co.. 1CS Randolph St., Chicago.
I hnvearslt5vo rTh-Orfw-flO iimvo dlsea-n: bv Its usa
tlii"io.indijorease3 of rti wtrv-t kind and ut lenp attimllnjt
luivo beeu cured. IP'Io iMB'reE,-lin7fulthlnlt3Cillcr.cT,
that I will send TWO BO rTLES FHEE. together with n VA L
ITAnLETKBATISE on thl3 disease, to any biitforor. Give Ex
press & P. O. address. Blt.T.A.SLOCUil.lsU'earlSLJJ.X.
ClgEaraalnS. -page Catalogue, aU
fines ot instruments, free. Lowest prices.
Q. U. W. Bates, ImDsr.er. Coitsn. ilia
iiMfcaUieJat- Very tinlyyonn, Edi ardS. Farrow, U.S. Army.
?i::rlrer.iijro, 'i'enn., 6uf. OT, ISs.'. Cntc watch arrival
. nIl.r!?-t k t:-'lW qntl Ut T' VT. Sparij, Jr.
Ft. I'nill. Jillin.. Sent. li. Prdminm t.fjcivl r-,.1 i nlnnil
pirr.Honeoituo oel niii mct clecnntiT III-j
tcil weekly ne'.vpurerBorthednT. full ofou-n.
relencc. J ahIon. Mi'Mc. i'oetry. Charrnlnu
i.iuuu jiunior, L aciul Know tedie, and nrnnaen
jor every Amcrlnn home. In iluct a pletcrlal
lUrT MfM Tl-npll! T?rm T-pnlr tn irnal ..K J.
1861 w IK1865
Photograph viewe of scones d arint,' the war of 1S61-5,
Batteries, Forts, Iti-giinunts, Picketa, Pontoons, Pris
oners, Wounded, Dead, Libby Prison, C.istlo Thunder,
Mouitoru, Arc Au interesting sample view will be aunt
for eight 3 cent etampe. Catalogue Free !
JOHN C. TAYLOR, 1 7 Alien Place, Haiitforb, Com-.
?& f? Sii tt . a; s sp s j?a tn-
SHgasBS&iaisPRi' h res
fe 9 & Vk& A' HW a tisWrj