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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHING&.B. 0.a THOltSDAYv APRIL 16, 1806.
Snnt)h.proleslod,.as lie jvas close to the
enomv, NritTinlyLoiip division. Gen.
Timnias then eeiiPGon. Whipple, liis
Clnef of Staff, to ascertain -if Scliofield
iietded reinforcements. Gen. Whipple,
after examination of Scliffficld's liheJ
and reserves, reported to Gen. Thomas
that it was not necessary to -weaken Gen.
Smith's line by drawing a second di
vision from him to aid Gen. Sohofield,
and Gen. Thomas revoked the order
that had been issued.
Gen. Wilson had become impatient
at the loss of so much valuable time,
and sont one staff officer after another
to Thomas to make known his readiness
to attack, and finally rode around the
left of Hood's line to learn the cause of
the failure of the infantry to attack.
At 3 o'clock p. m. Gens. Wood and
Steed man, weary of waiting, attacked
Hood's right flank on Overton's Hill
with Post's and Thompson's Brigades,
supported by Streight's.
Our men marched fearlessly to the
front in the face of the enemy, who
were behind their fortifications, and were
met by a deadly fire of shot and shell
that fearfully decimated their ranks and
caused them to recoil and fall back.
Although their efforts were unsuccessful,
it caused Hood to again send troops
from his left and center to the support
of his right flank.
Gen. Thomas, after the assault of
Wood's and Steedman's forces, rode
Dver to his right flank to hasten, if pos
sible, the co-operative attack of Schofield
and Wilson. When he reached the po
sition of Gen. A. J. Smith, commanding
the Sixteenth Corps, Gen. Smith referred
to him a request from Gen. McArthur
asking jiermission to
ASSAULT THE SALIENT
of Hood's line directly in front of Couch's
Division, of the Twenty-third Corps.
Thomas said :
r"2so; the prescribed order of attack
gives the initiative to Gen. Schofield, in
conjunction with the cavalry, and I de
sire maintenance of this order. I will
ride to Gen. Schofield's position and has
ten his attack."
When Gen. Thomas reached Schofield
he ordered him to attack at once. Scho
field was reluctant to move, from the
fear of a loss that an assault would pro
duce, and Thomas replied that "the
battle must be fought, if men are
While the matter was under discus
sion, Thomas looked to the left, and ob
serving that McArthur was moving upon
the angle, said to Schofield :
Gen. Smith is attacking without
vailing for you. Please advance your
At this moment Gen. Wilson called
Gen. Thomas's attention to the move
ment of the dismounted cavalry upon
the fortified hill on the extreme flank of
Hood's line. Both assaults were success
ful, and almost at the same instant mov
ing southward carried the angle of Hood's
line, and Wilson's troops, moving in the
opposite direction and striking the enemy
in reverse, gained the other important
When the shout of victory was heard
upon Thomas's right wing, the divisions
of the Fourth Corps and Steedman's
troops moved upon the enemy with irre
sistible force, and Hood's right was as
quickly routed as his left had been. The
combined attack of Smith and Avilson
was made at 3:30 p. m., and by 4 o'clock
the left half of Hood's army was in
confused retreat A few moments later
the other half gave way, and Hood dis
covered that his army was hopelessly de
feated and on the aetrcat, officers and
men .vicing with one another in the race
to escape from Thomas's exultant and
victorious troops. Geu. Thomas sa's:
.'4But unfortunately night was too
near at 4 p. m. on a dark, foggy after
noon in l5ecember for the triumphant
army to gain the fruits of such a victory.
Had the attack on the right been made
at noon, the result would have been dif
ferent" On the morning of the 17th the
Fourth Corps, under Gen. Wood, crossed
the Harpeth River at Franklin and fol
lowed the cavalry force on the Columbia
Turnpike. On the morning of the ISth
Gen. Wilson moved forward his cavalry
with the intention of forcing Hood's
rear-guard to make a stand at Spring
Hill, but was unsuccessful, as Hood's
forces had marched rapidly all night
and could not again be brought to ba
The condition of the roads, from the
ice blockade and the incessant rains for
the past few days, were almost impass
able, and the cavalry and infantry on
the dirt roads or plowed fields could not
move rapidly enough to ain the flanks
of the retreating army. T hen, again, the
streams were swollen and the bridges
were burned, necessitating a wait for the
waters to fall in order that the pursuing
army might cross.
Without doubt Gen. Thomas intended
that his infantry should move over the
macadamized roads, while his cavalry
should move upon the flanks of there
treating arm', over the dirt roads, and
thus gain Hood's rear, but the condition
of the roads was such that this idea was
impracticable. The cavalry was there
fore drawn in upon the pikes and the
infantry followed in its rear. This
movement, though quickly accomplished,
failed in its main object" On the 19th
Gene. Wilson and Wood advanced under
constant rains to Rutherford's Creek.
The retreating army having destroyed
the bridge and the creek being unford
able, the troops were brought to a halt
until the stream could be bridged.
"Upon the completion of the bridge
Hatch crossed his division of cavalry
and moved rapidly upon Columbia,
where he found that Hood's forces had
crossed safely to the south bank of Duck
Ktver, and had lifted their pontoon
bridge. At noon on the 21st inst a
pontoon train arrived at Rutherford's
Creek, where a bridge was at once
thrown across and the Fourth Corps
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
moved forward and jo'nel the cavalry
When the pontoon train arrived1 at
Columbia an attempt Mas made to throw
a bridge, but owing to the extremely
cold weather and the rapidly subsiding
-water, it was not until the evening of
the 23d inst. that the Fourth Corps
crossed, and . tlic cavalry followed the
There is undisputed proof that Gen.
Hood expected to
hold nrs link
at Columbia, and fight a battle entirely
behind Duck River, but as his demoral
ized army could not be depended upon
for any such service, he continued his
retreat towards the Tennessee River. At
Columbia Hood was joined by Forrest's
command, from Murfreesboro, which
gave him a stronger rear-guard and an
able commander, and, better still, the
roads south of Columbia were better
adapted for positions of defense.
I Gen. Wilson, after crossing Duck
( River, on the morning of the 24th
t moved his command rapidly forward
over the Pulaski & Columbia turnpike,
I and encountered the enemy at Linnville,
I where he immediately charged them,
( forcing them to retreat, and pressing
i their rear-guard closely, he found the
enemy m line-of-battlc north of Pulaski.
A charge was ordered, and the enemy
driven quickly from their positjj and
closely followed through Puhby
In their haste the enemy
"bridge over Rockland Creek, but Tialted
in a narrow pass beyond. Here they
turned upon Harrison and succeeded
in capturing one of his guns, but lost
50 men. After this dash the enemy
quickly retired, when Hatch, CroxtonJ
and Hammond moved upon his flank.
Hood's defeated army made one more
stand at Sugar Creek, but as soon as
Wilson commenced preparations to at
tack they abandoned their intrenched
Gen. Thomas abandoned pursuit at
this point, as he had received advice
that Hood had crossed the Tennessee
River at Baiubridge, where he had a
pontoon bridge in waiting. Hood made
this crossing in plain view of the gun
boats of Admiral Lee, sent to that place
to intercept him.
ITo be continued.')
"THE PAST 11ISKS 1JISFOKE ME LIKE A
BT JAYV1UT KAII.E.
ITIiis poem, sucjjestcd by Col. Robert G. Injrer
eoll'rfcloquciillcolurc, it s.icrcdly inscribed toevcry
living uad to every dead boldicr of the civil war.
TJic pnsl rises before me like a dream,
Brnvc men nro ptrujrglinp; for our Nulfon's life;'
Break a on the nlr the bombshell's hisiiiis; scream
And man nud beast are mingled in fierce strife.
Then cannon-bally, from lurid tongues of fire,
Sweep through our ranks, the irrcensward stains
"While friend and foeman, trampled in the mire.
Shriek, groan and die beneath the purple flood.
The past rises before me I behold
Our valinnt wnrriors marching to tbe fray,
Jiy mother kissed and by their Hires extolled.
While fifes and drums their martial mu-iic ploy.
JVIiJ tears, sweet titters wave a fond jjood-by;
Willi murmured prayer, "God speed ye, boys in
From sweethearts' lips escapes n smothered sigh,
With vows of love they pledge n last adieu.
The pnbl rises before me like a dream;
JJoth North and South are drawn iu battle 'ray;
Like tongues of finuic the polished bayonets gleam,
While cannons ronr like lions brought to bay,
llrigiit, sinrry flags above our heroes wave;
O'er brothers flout the fallen Stais and Bars;
The Stars and Stripes a ft ccmau make the slave.
And heal with liberty the cnt-o'-iiinc-tnils tears.
The past rises before nie the battle's roar,
Fierce as the angry thunder's pealing crash,
Rolls through the valley, and on every door
Jiangs' crape. Wad horses plunge and aabers
While bombshells bursting shriek weird songs of
Commingled with wild moans of mortal pain
From wounded, dying on the bloody heath.
The clang of steel lings o'er the vcrduut plain.
The past rises before wc-the fight is o'er;
Bravo, noble men He trampled iu their gore.
Clasped closely tlicto in Death' silent embrace,
Tho .battlefield their last long resliu-plncc.
Their throbbing hearts are btill, their souls have
Their dying lips hare ceased fore'er to moan;
2Ciglt's bhadows dose around each ricid form;
Dead calm succeeds the baltle'a raging storm.
The past rises before mc at the gate
Sueet maidens for their absent lovers wait;
Mothers, to c!ap their dorling hoys ngain,
Hope. Ah. mother! that hope is all In vain.
The boys who marched away with marliul tread
Steep in the silent city of the dead;
The father who his toldier-boy extolled
Shall never more his noble sou behold.
The past rises beforo mc the spirit's flown
O maiiyncouirnilewlio I mm Iced "unknown";
And many u mother mourns an absent son.
And many a muideii moans n true loved one.
And many brave hearts lie trampled on the plain,
To break from liutunn necks tho botiutunu'ts clinin.
They fought and bled for freedom heroes died,
And now are sleeping calmly side by side.
The past rices before mc hut a vail
Falls like the shadow of n while-winged sail,
And on its folds, in Icllera blue and gold,
The glory of our heroes is enrolled.
And humankind from every class or creed
Arise to blcfs him who the bondmnn freed,
l'cnce to hi rest, though in nu unknown grave.
Who gave his life our live and homes.to savol
A llicli Man.
They had jnst arrived in Brooklyn from
the Island. They walked across tbe great
bridge. As they approached the New York
side they stretched their necks and viewed
the massive buildings.
"Ob, be must be rich," she ventured.
"The man who owns all tho3e buildings."
"One man doesn't own them all."
"Ob, yes he does," hbe assured him."
"How do you know?" he asked.
"Because' the said, "his name is on
" I nucss that's so," he agreed as he looked
up at a sky scraper. " ilr. Castoria must be
Size Tlirlr Salvation,
I Washington Post J
"Big: men have an undne advantapein the
race of life," iid Mr. Walter K. Peak, of
BoUou, at Chamberlain's. "Any student of
human nature can't help hut see that a man
of huge bulk and towering form has a great
lead over his fellows of medium Mature,
while a little man has to be the possessor of
decided talents to rise to a respectable sta
tion. Tt isn't fair, and Dame Nature has
much to answer for.
"I am absolutely certain that there are
thousands of men in high position to-day
who, if hcy were not above six feet iu bight
and 200 pmnds in weight, would bo en
veloped in the obscurity that their very
mediocre ability justifies. Size has been
A miserable wet day ; time, the year
of prnce 1783; scene, nn old chateau in
The yonnu Viconite de Ja Sainte Cccur
was horribly bored.
Poor Raoul, he felt himself much to he
pitied in this his self-imposed exile at his
aunt's chateau, but certain pressing and loo
clamorous creditors had necessitated a hasty,
not to say somewhat undignified, retreat,
from the festivities of the court of Jtfarie
Antoinette to the chateau de St. Jean in the
heart of Brittany.
The old Marquise de Brillac. his aunt and'
sole remaining relative, had lived here as
long as ho could remember. Here, too, he,
had been brought up since, a little fellow of,
six years, clad iu deep njourniug, he had
alighted from the great lumbering coach.
At 22 he had started for Paris to take up his
commission as Captain in the King's Body
guard, a commission he had held, according
"Thank God, It's Almost 4!"
io the custom of the time, since he had been
10 years old.
Now, four years afterward, he had come
back to obtain bis aunt's assistance in repairing-
bis shattered fortune,0.
He bad arrived at tbe chateau the previ
ous evening, and his reception had been any
thing but cordial, and all this morning be
had a wailed an audience with his much
"Thank God it's almost 4!" ejaculated
Raoul, as, wearied and bored beyond expres
sion, lie wended his way to the apartments
of the Iarquise, from which she rarely, if
He reached the ante-chamber of the salon
and glanced at the dresden clock on a gilt
console. Bah! it wanted 10 minutes (o the1
hour, and Kaonl knew the old lady's rigid
notions of etiquet.
A patter of high-heeled shoes, a frou-frou
of silken hkirts, aud Raoul turns from his
contemplation of the dreary courtyard to
encounter surely the daintiest little waiting-maid
that ever carried a dish.
Her lace cap is perched cnnuellishlv on
her soft brown hair, htr robe of pink silk is
caught back over a petticoat of palest green,
short enough to reveal her feet and anklei
and her clocked slocking and crimson, high
Iler bodice, cut low, after the fashion of
the day, displays a neck for roundness and
whiteness a court lady might envy, while in
"her hands she carries a tureen of soup.
Raoul is seized with a sudden mad im
pulse. Quick as thought he spring from
the window and places himself belcre the
door of the salon in euch a manner as to
effectually bar all further progress of the
pretty maid. "
She stands irresolute, then glancing lim
Tiik Dainty: Waiting-maid.
idly at the handsome, mocking face before
" Will yon permit mc to pass, Monsieur? "
"Not yet, ma belle; it is not often such a
vision of loveliness gladdens my eyes. You
must stay a moment and talk to me tell
me how it happens that I, who hac been
mewed up here nigh two days, have never
discovered you before."
An angry flush crimsons tho girl's fair
face, to be succeeded by a sudden gleam of
mischief in her eyes, as, repressing the sharp
words that rise to her lips, she says agaiu :
"Will yon permit me to pass, Monsieur?
Mnic la Marquise is waiting for mc."
" Let Madame wait ; " then, seeing a look of
genuine distress on the lovely face, "Cune,
my fair prisoner, on one condition will I let
you pats. Let me but kiss those tempting
lip?. Let me"
She drew herself up with a slatcliness
worthy of a Duchess.
"Monsieur, you mistake," she began,
haughtily; bnt Iiaoul's quick ear caught
the sound of approaching footsteps.
She could offer no resistance, embarrassed
as she was with the tureen, and before she
quite realized the fact the audacious young
nonle lian claimed ins toll and actually
kif-sed her; then, throwing open tbe door,
stood aside, bowing to her as deeply as he
would to his aunt herself.
One flash of tbe hazel eyes and he heard
her mutter beneath her breath:
"Some day, my fine Vicomlc, I will mako
you pay for this," and the pretty waitiug
maid passed into the Marquise's presence,
followed closely by the scapegrace Itaoul.
Needless to say, bo won the old lady's full
forgiveness beforo ho had been five minutes
at dinner. Only onca ho made an unlucky
remark, which almost imperilled his hope.".
"Madame, you have a little maid here
whose face would have been a model for
Greuze. Who is she? "
"Raoul, remember, if I find you meddling
with my maids, pretty or otherwise, you
may expect no further grace from me."
Ten years after. Gone is the gay court,
gone the beautiful Qneeu who presided over
its revels. Gone all that was bright and
gracious, and in itssiead reigns a red-capped
tyranny, whose motto indeed is "Liberty,
Equality, and Fraternity," but whose argu
ment is chiefly the guillotine.
Citizen Datiton sits in his room, busily
A member of the National Guard enters
the room. Danton looks up sharply.
"What is it, citizen?"
"Tbe Citizencas Valerie wishes to see
A moment after, the citizeness enters, and
from tbe cordiality of their greeting it is
easy to see that they arc old friends.
"To what lucky accident may I ascribe
the visit of the adorable. citizeness?" he
says, iu the florid language so much in
The "adorable citizeness," a lovely woman
of 27, who well merits the title "adorable,"
shrugs her shoulders and laughs.
"Still as complimentary as ever, citizen.
Well, I will not waste your time in unneces
sary guessing. I have come to beg a favor."
"Which is granted already, lovely one."
"Take care, citizen; I shall keep you to
your word." Then, the careless gayety dis
appearing from her mobile features, " You
have on your list of 'suspects' for to-morrow
the name of one Raonl, autrefois Vi
comtc dc la Sainte Cccur you must give
h:m to me"; this latter with a pretty air of
He glanced keenly at the fair petitioner.
She taught the glance and understood it
"Have no fear, citizen. It is hut to repay
a long-cherished vengeance, of which his
death will deprive me, that I beg his life."
"What would you have me do, citizeness?"
"Strike out his name from the list send
an order lor his rolease, together with a pri
vate note telling at whose intercession he
lias been released. Ho will, without doubt,
come to thank me to-morrow and then
ah! then we shall sec," and her brilliant
hazel eyes flashed with an ominous light
that bodes ill for the unlucky Viscomte.
Danton smiles grimly, as he writes the
order and draws the pen through Raoul's
name on the list. ' '
"Citizeness, excoseasomewhat worn simile,
They Passrd into the
uui, uu wuuikh arc uncommonly iikc cats, ,
us poor men very much as that
iutsrestiug feline annual treats a mouse."
"Citizen, I cannot thank yon sufficiently;
only know that this morning you have
placed iu my hands a revenge for which I
have wailed 10 long year.3."
A smile, a rustic of silk, and the next mo
ment she was gone, leaving behind her a
subtle perfume of roses, which seemed
strangely out of place in an nrch-republi-cau'd
room, and glancing down, Danton saw
lying on the lloor a little lace handkerchief.
lie took it carefully in his great hands
how small and dainty'it seemed to him
smoothed it carefully now, then, looking
rouud as if he expected to see her return and
claim it. lie placed it with tender care in an
iuuer pocket in the breast of his coat.
"Who was the Citizeness Valerie? The
Citizeness Valerie was a beautiful actress,
whom all Paris raved about, and whose
beauty and sparkling wildrew crowds to tbe
theater, in spite of the-grim terror reigning
No one knew anything about her; no one
overheard of her until two years ago she had
risen suddenly on the dramatic horizon, a
star of the first magnitude.
Danton, perhaps, could have told more
about her than most people, but Danton,
when questioned on tbe subject, was unde
niably grim, and Danton, when grim, was a
lion, to be approached with utmost delicacy
Here on the very day when, according to his
forecast of events yesterday, he-should have
yielded up his head to the Republic, he was
a free man, free to go whither he listed, and
where, indeed, should he go hut to the woman
who, for some unknown reason, was suffi
ciently interested in him to preserve his
head, for the present, on his shoulders?
Somehow, as he walked slowly in the di
rection of the Citizeueis Valerie's house, his
thoughts dwell ou that visit of 10 years ago.
Poor old Marquise lucky for her she died
At this season to look sharply to the con
dition of your health. Lout: sicknesses
are often due to n.debilitated stale of the
sytstem. Purify yptir blood now with a
few bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla and you
will be surprised, at tbe change in yonr
feelings. Hood's Sarsaparilla will give
you a good appetite, tone and strengthen
the stomach and, digestive organs, enrich
your blood and thusenable it to feed the
nerves upon theict5"proper nourishment,
aud it will make you feel strong, physically
and mentally, ifobd's Sarsaparilla pre
vents and cures all diseases caused by im
pure blood and by its great power to purify
aud enrich tbe blood it proves itself the
true euro for all uervous troubles.
la the Oiiij Trim lllootl INiriflur. All tiruuuUt.o. 81
HOOd'S PIUS late, t-Hay lo openuoe'! '
before all these troubles fell so thick upon
"La belle France," and left all her wealth,
which v.is not inconsiderable, to her much
Jovcd nephew, Kaonl.
Not much of that wealth remains, he
thinks grimly, save the old chateau in Brit
tany, which has escaped the general destruc
tion of the chateaux owing to the pious
memory in which tho lnte .Marquise dcUril
liac is still held by high and low for miles
His reflections have brought him to the
bouse of the Citizeness Valerie, where he is
evideutly expected, for no sooner has he
given bis name than a groom of the cham
bers in rich livery comc3 forward to conduct
him to the salon where the citizeness will
Left alone, unconsciously Raoul's thoughts
fall back into the train in which they ran
during his walk thither.
Once moro he goes back to that dreary
afternoon 10 years ago, and before him rises,
as many a time it has risen, a lovely, flower
like face and augry, flashiim hazel eye?.
He put the vision from him with a bitter
laugh. Surely his troubles have tnrned his.
brain that the face of a pretty waiting-maid
should so haunt him. Bab! it all happened
10 years ago, nud a kiss is no such crime
Tho door opens and he goes forward to
meet the Citizeness Valeric, who enters.
Clad in a pale pink gown of some soft,
clinging material, she looks her loveliest
to-day, but Jiaoul starts back, for surely
those hazel eyes and that soft brown hair
arc the same which have so often haunted
She sees his start and smiles.
" I fear I have disturbed your meditations,
Monsieur." She drops the republican " citi
zen " in speaking to this aristocrat.
"I have beerr" so long exiled in La Vendee
that the glory of the goddess of Paris some
what dazzled mc," he baid, bowing low over
the while hand she holds out to him.
"Madame, let me convey to yon my sin
cerest thanks for having deigned to inter
cede for nty worthless liie,"continuesJaou,
half unconscious, but holding the little white
baud in his own, browned and hardened by
sun and exposure.
"The poor actress, Valerie, should deem
herself too highly honored if she be in auy
way instrumental in saving the life of a
SaintCccnr," she begins, bitterly; then sud
denly stops as she meets the eyes of the
Viconite fixed reproachfully upon her.
"Nay, Madame, do not undervalue your
own gift; what you have done for me to-day
has rendered mc your slave forever."
"2o more thanks, Monsieur. I take yon
at yonr word, and enroll you as 'my slave
forever'; is it not so?"
"No more fair mistress ever owned a more
willing slave," he responds eagerly; for this
woman has set his heart beating and his
pnlse dancing as no one has ever done before.
"One boon, only, I crave," he continues;
"that is the name of the fair lady I serve."
For an instant a shade passes over tho
face of the actress hut only for an instant.
With a gay laugh, she says: "I am the
Countess Valerie to all now; once, long ago,
I was" then, noting his eager anxiety, she
interrupts herself and cries gayly: "Come.
iHonsienr; J. waul; yonr
help in a little
comedy I am rehearsing; perhaps, after
that is given, I will tell you who I once
was," and alio adds in a lower tone, as if ad
dressing herself, "if you will not already
have remembered it.
" The scene of the comedy- is laid in an old
chateau. The time, 10 years ago. The
dramatis persona: well, for convenience, we
will say, you and I.
"You will Lave no need to change yonr
character," she goe3 on. "You are a young
noble on a short visit to the chateau and
bored to death with dullness. I well, am
a waiting-maid or, perhaps I should say, a
young friend of the old Marquise (did I
tell you the chateau belonged to an old Mar
quise?) who, out of sheer ennui, mosque
raited as her waiting-maid.
" Her name let us say her name is Valerie
lo Clerc though perhaps the name makes
no great difference.
'T - ..- r-i. .. 1.: ., Pit
j-jcu uo ajiiu3C kliia LUtUUl Ul LUG iUUUi
to be the ante-chamber to Madame'a salon.
Enter the young noble."
" Yes," he says, " I know this scene enter
myself, and, shortly afterward, enter the so
called waiting-maid, with a tureen in her
bands 30, Madame," catching up a piece of
porcelain from a neighboring table and
placing it in Valerie's hands.
Then, throwing himself before lite door
with all his old, easy grace, he looks at her
with the fire of a fierce new awakening love
burning in his eyes.
Slowly a ripple of laughter breaks from
her as she raises her hazsl eyes to his brown
ones. " Well, Monsieur, as you know this
comedy so well, what then? "
What does -Raoul see in their changeful
depths, that, heedless of the delicate porce
lain she holds, hespriugs forward and catches
her in his arms forgetful of all that has
passed in thee 10 years kisses her not
once, but again and again.
Valeric does not seem displeased at such a
proceeding, nor does she seek to free herself
irora the prison of his strong embrace ; only a
few minutes afterward she says:
"Ah! M. le Viscomte do la Sainte-Coonr,
10 years ago I told you I would be re
venged. I have made your noble self fall
in love with the actress, the Citizeness Va
lerie. I havo given you 'Tit for Tat.'"
"You have made me fall in love with the
noblest woman this earth possesses," he says,
passionately, and Valerie is silent, for at Inst
her vengeanco is complete. San Francisco
Uomcrt in Xortli Cnrolinn.
Enrroit National Tkiuunk: Will you
please inform me if North Carolina would be
a good State for an old soldier and a G.A.K.
comrade to settle in ? The Winters in Maine
arc loo cold, and I want to go to a warmer
climate. Pltase tell me about Ihe Counties
near the mountains and nil other informa
tion that would bo necessary to know, and
oblige an old soldier Ciias. Fuutxey,
We should say that North Carolina
would be nn excellent State in which to
settle, especially the upland region, where
the Union people predominate and the air
and water aro healthful. We suggest that
yon write to M.V. Itichards, Immigration
Agent, Southern liuilwny, Washington, D.
C, for a supply of literature relating to
North Carolina. Editok National Tkih-
Records of tho Ilobelllnn.
I have for salo at the cost price the
" Kecords of tho Eebellion," bound in cloth,
from Volume I to Volume XXVI, inclu
sive. Does anybody want them? J. B.
Mooee, Euby Valley, Elko Co., Nev.
(I ". r
are tho daily oxperienco of Rheumatic
people. The majority of casos aro
largely due to an Impure state of the
blood. Tho best remedy Is
tho Swiss-German remedy which was
discovered by an old German phy
sician over a hundred yeurs ago, but
only recently advertised. It restores
purity and life to the blood, strengthens
tho entire system and builds up tho
general health. Feldom falls to euro all
diseases caused by impoverished orloi
nuro blood or from disordered stomach
No drug-store medicine; is sold
only by regular Vitalizcr agents.
Persons II vine where there aro no
agents for Dr. Peter's Blood Vltalizer
can, by sending ..00, obtain twolve
B-cent trial bottlos direct from tho
proprietor. This offer can only bo ob
tained ouce by tho same person.
Write to DR. PETER FAHRNEY.
fl3 and 114 So. Hoy no Ave., CHICAGO
The words have differ
ent meanings to a spiritu
alist, a Kentuckian, and
an average man. For the
average man good spirits
I depend on good digestion.
1 How to insure good digest-
A Ripans Tabule g
after each meal, that's all. g
JUpans Taliulc3 : Sold by Iniwi3ta. or by mall 3
If the price ?Q cents a box) fa sont to Tho Klpuns M
Cliemlcal Company, o. 10 Spruce bt., Xaw s
York". Sample vial 10 cunfes.
iisa wifflBmm wesslsshss mums
J Men.L&dies and
le and Toot Power m
i envn cno tatai nmtP
FAY MFG, CO., 84 Pine St.Elyrla, 0.
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Bow catnlocuo X
m Write now.
( Des MoJneo
I incubator Co
Hatching & Brooding 3
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LEGS & AR33S,
WITH RUEBER FEEr & HANDS.
lie Most Natural. Comfortable ii
Durable. Over 17, COO in use.
New Paienls of Sept. 17th, 1895.
U. S. Gcv't Manufacturer.
Illustrated book or -ISO pajp-3 anJ
lormuja for measuring scut free.
A. A. MARKS,
701 BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY.
mention tills paper.
Tausht to mnio Crayon Portrait in spare hours at
tbeir homes by anew copjTiphtel method. Those learn
ing my method wlirho tarnished vor!c brm", by which
ST EARN SB TO SI6 A WEEK.pSSi&
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trj' profits. r,rKcll-$l-.,.0O " " $3.03.
ilustrnteil cat.ilone( 35.00 " $'.1.65.
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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE,
51 A YEAR.
I JMMtf '
L' i zlz Yi vti r.--
vLfct fii j
A FURTHER REDUCTION
IN PRICE OF OUR
We Have Just Been Informed of
aReciucticto by the Elgin and
"Waltliam Companies, and We
Give Our Subscribers tbe
Benefit of It.
We have sold large numbers of this watch,
and they have given entire satisfaction.
The works are either "WALTHAM or
ELGIN, as the purchaser may choose. Tho
works aro made from the finest selected ma
terial; they contain seven valnnble jewels,
tempered steel springs, compensating expan
sion balance, patent safety pinion, stem-winding,
and pendaut-setting apparatus, fall
plate, a dust bond that excludes every par
ticle of (lust, quick train, jewel balance, por
celain dial, and all tbe latest and greatest im
provements. The case is made of nickel sil
ver, a composition just as handsome and dur
able as coin silver. The case is dust proof,
and need never be opened, because tho watch
winds by turning the crown (or stem), and
sets by pulling ib ont until it clicks, then
press it back into place after setting, a won
derful feature that makes this watch uuiqne.
On the back of this case i3 the "G.A.R."
badge, the emblem of glorious service. IVe
offer this ivalcli to our subscrib
ers, postpaid, for $7: lyJtli TIIE
A'ATIOXAI TJRIira&'S: for one
year for $7.50,
The Kalional Tribune Model
Tliis is a watch suitable for a father or son.
"We call it "TJie National Tribune
I?IoIel TTatesK' because,, as patriotic
Americans, we are especially pronrt of this
production of American industry. The move
ment (or works) is made according to the cele
brated Waltham Riverside model. The case
is a gem of the jeweler's art, being a gold
fiiled case, with two heavy sheets of 14k. gold,
making a case that is for all purposes as good
as solid gold, and warranted for 20 years.
Price, to our subscribers, $16.75, and
they can have either Open Face or Hunting
Case. We feel confident that all who bay
this watch will think as highly of it as we do,
and be just as proud of it, too.
$25 LADIES' WATCH AT $15,50,
jVo. 30. This is one of the latest ladies
watches. The case is guaranteed to wear 20
years. The thamb-piece and all parts sub
ject to constant use are made of Solid gold.
The movement contains 11 jewels in settings,
exposed pallets and compensation balance.
"We offer it to our subscribers, delivery guar
anteed, .$15.50, or sent with The National
Tkibune for one year, at ..... . IS
" - - i ... , ,,
Special OlTer 3fo.l4, Ladies' Size
A handsomely-engraved solid gold Gs
warranted to be 14k. gold, TJ. S. Assay. Wo
use no foreign movements in this watch, but
all are either Elgin or "Waltham, according
to the wish of the purchaser. The works
are completely jeweled according to th
latest principles, by which the best results
are achieved This watch represents the
triumph of modern expert workmanship.
Each watch is a stem-winder and setter and
contains compensation balance, patentsafety
pinion, aud tempered hair-spring.',, Wo will
send this elegant time-piece to "any sub
scriber, delivery guaranteed and prepaid, for
No. 292 to a Grand Army
badge made of rolled gold
pinto. At tho top aro tbs
double eagles in rolled gold,
llelow them two rolled gold
cannon lying- upon a pilo of
enameled cannon-bnlls Di
rectly bolow this is the United
States tins made of red nnd
bluo enamel and rolled gold.
Attached to the ila? is tha
star contains the various mili
tary emblems, so weU known
to our readers that wo will
not endeavor to describe
them. The whole charm la
about two Indies In length.
Price, mailed ...81.75
unk for one year $2.30
Free tbr a club a neves.
THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE,
Washington, D. C.