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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON ''D. 0., THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 1S96.
TffE GRAND ARftfY,
Wliat is Being Done by the Yelcrans
for the Good of the Order.
-DOWERS THE RECORD.
"Comrade r-carnard, oflVisconsin, was Com
mander in 18GG.
Editoii National Tribune: In your issue
or April 2, several more of the dear comrades
-co mo out and poso fer a brief time as tho
younccst Commander. What the object of this
muo is docs not yet satisfactorily appear; but
iOw tbo pa mo is on, let mo tako a hand with
you. And, by tho way, let mo whisper to you,
comrades. I make no claim of bciup tho young
est Spring chicken to volunteer, but think I
can lower tho record, so far as heard from, on
"tho point of youthful Cominandcrship. So
please don't burn any moro top-rails at prcscut,
or 'uncover" before the Old Guard.
In evidence of my claim. I submit my de
scriptive roll : 1 was born Aim. 1, 1SJ1; enlist
ed in Co. A, 11th Wis., Sept. 2, 1S(1 ; was mus
tered out at Mobile, Sept. 4, 18G5, and came
Jiomc to Mazomauic, Wis. During the follow
ing Win tor, there being a large number of com
rades here, wo formed a Soldiers and Sail orb'
Union Lungue, which was in -good working
-order wlion Wisconsin formed tho first Depart
ment of the Grand Army of the .Republic, on
or about Juno 7, 1SGG, and all our League had
to do ws to "Hop," which it did immediately,
and became Post 3. Department of Wisconsin.
Lieut. Allan McDonald, of tho 17th Wis., was
-elected our first Commander, and 1 sorved as
Adjutant until our next election, held tho
latter part of December, 38GG, when 1 was
chosen Commander, and was installed at the
.first meeting in the mouth of January, 1SG7,
being then 25 years and five months of age.
Doubtless there is some moro youthful if not
moro verdant comrade who served as Com
mander; so shell the bushes a little more, com-1-adeF.
and if such there be, scaro him out and
trot him around to tho grand stand.
I will state, however, that we have one "re
turn" hero that 1 am suro none of you can
"go behind." Wo have living in our village
tho first, tho original Department Assistant
Adjutant-General, Comrado Geo. F. Howell, of
Co. E, 23d Wis., whoso services date from tho
organization of tho Department of Wisconsin,
in Julie, l&GU
Comrade Whitakcr, pleaso pass down that
next top-rail. U. Ii. Li:aknai:u.
Tho 30th annual Encampment of the Depart
ment will bo hold at Cairo, May 12, 13 and 14.
The ofllci.il program was publishod in General
TIio 17th annual Encampment will con
veno at Oliver Opera llouse. South Bend,
Wednesday, May 13, at 10 o'clock. Commander-in-Chief
Walker and members of Lis staff will
bo present during tho Encampment, and also
at the Campfircs Wednesday evening.
Henry Howard Tost, 449, Now Koss Com.,
James Peterson; S. V. C., Caleb Canadn; J. V.
C, W.J. Cline; Q. M., Geo. W. Lewis; Surg.,
Anderson Wright; Chap., F. G. Imcl; O. D.,
William Gott; O. G., Houry Bursot.
F. M. Thomas Tost. 94, Marshall town Com.,
W. D. Mills; S. V. C, Gcorgo D. Friuk; J. V.
C, W. B. Beoson; Q. M., William A. Smith;
Surg., II. M. Pepper; Chap., U. A. Morgan; O.
I)., C. II. Brock; O. G., J. II. Johnson; S. M.,
J. S. Whinery; Q. M. S., M. IF. White: Adj'r,
John E. Wildman. Trustee, Geo. Trautmau;
Delegate, It. H. Whitcnack.
Memorial Post, 21G, Cresco Com., C. IT.
Miller; S. V. C. J. L. Evans; J. V. C, S. D.
Towno; Adj'r, P. T. McCullow; Chap., Frank
Richards: Q. if., P. G Howe; O. D., Jay Van
Slyke; O. U., M. A. Taft; Surg., James Mc
Collum; S.M., E. B. Champliu; Q. M. S., X. S.
Siverd Post,S5,Winfiold Com., T. B. Myors;
S. V. C, T. A. Morrison; J. V. G, Irwin Colo;
Q. JL, Adam Staggers; Surg., T. II. Elder;
Chap., H. B. Miller; Adj'r, J. E. Pickard; O.
D., J. E. Fishback; O. G., N. U. Davis.
New Albany Post, 111), New Albany Com.,
Robert Monuoy; S. V.C., David Bothgib; J.V.
G, II. G. Maiticl; Q. M., W. II. Forsyth; O.
I)., F. M. Wheeler; Chap., A. D. Lethorbary;
0. G., F. M. Retenlious; Q. M. S., A. M. John
ston ; S. M., J. D. Gardner; Adj't, J. 11. Clift;
T e n ii i--.. r i. r c? i- ....1 T..,l1Jir
l. o xj. j. ..uiiiuru; j. c, vramuui ii.muiu.
THE RELIEF CORPS.
Gleanings from National Headquar
ters Notes from Departments.
Beautiful Call of tho National President for
tho Tender Observances of tho Sacreil Hay.
Pushing- tho IVork of Patriotic Teaching.
"Under Old Glory's Folds."
REMEMBER MEMORIAL DAY.
General Orders No. 5 of National Prosidcnt
Lizabeth A. Turner opens with a call for tho
observance of Memorial Day, and instructs
Department Chaplains to mako consolidated
roports to tho National Chaplain, Sarah A. C.
Pi u minor, Lansing, Mich., not later than
Contributions to National Headquarters Re
lief fund aro reported from nine Departments,
Massachusetts leading with $33, and California
FOR MISSOURI COMMANDER
Tho Comrades of Hansom Post Support
Comrade A. G. Peterson.
The comrades of Ransom Post, No. 131, St.
Louis, Mo., are earnestly urging Comrade A. G.
Pvtorsou for Commander of the Department of
Missouri, G.A.R. In a circularsigucd by Past
Commanders and Delegates of tho Post, they
' Comrade Poterson enlisted on tho 10th day
of May, lbGl, at 18 years of age and faithfully
served his country, participating iu the battles
of Williamsburg, Va.; Fair Oaks, Seven Pines,
the seven days' battles before Richmond, sec
ond Bull Run, Chantilly and Fredericksburg.
"Ho joined Ransom Post Juno 23, 18S4, be
ing the G2d member elected iu our organization.
In 16S6 he was elected Commander, the Post
Laving at this time 133 jucrubers. Under his
administration and through his iudomitable
energy tho Post increased in membership from
133 to 2G7 members. In lfc'S?7 he was re-elected
Commander, and again during tho second year
of his administration tho Post increased in
membership from 2G7 members to 4S9 members.
It is also a weli-knowu fact that Comrado
Peterson has raised more money in the city of
St. Louis for the bcuetit of the Graud Army
than auy comrade in the Department. Ho is a
thorough comrade, and one of the most enthu
siastic Grand Army men iu the Department.
Comrade Peterson is ouo of tho foremost suc
cessful business men of our city ; as such his
time and energies aro at tho command of his
comrades, and wo feel sure, if elected to the
position of Department Commandnr, his talents
and energies will bo devoted to keeping up and
improving tho highstaudard of the Depart
ment of Missouri. Again we ask your kindly
influence in his behalf, feeling suro that no
mistake can be made in, his election."
Holds tho TJtJo in Xcw Hampshire.
Editor Natjon-ai, Tiubujcb: I eeo a few
of the young soldiers arc speakiug. Now, I do
not claim to bo tho youngest, and I think we.
would make quite a showing il tho young ones
would all speak.
I was born May 3, 1830; onlisled in Co. IT,
32d Mc., Feb. 1, 1SG4; was discharged Juno
19, 3805, and was not away from the rogimeut
an hour until I was wounded at the raino ex
plosion. I have been elected Commander of
muster I'ost, and borved as such two terms, and
am called tho youngoet G.A.R. man in this
Slate I. M. Kallock, North Conway, N. H.
Can Command "Uncover."
Editor National Tiubcne: I guess II. H.
Talbot, of Crawford viJle, Ind., cm command
'Uncover." I sco iu Tin: National Trim
tjne he records a young Commander, Bvroit It.
Russell, born July 11. 1&J8. I can beat that
ouo month aud one day. I was born Aug. 12.
Ib47; oiilielod in 10th Vt. iu 16G3, and served
to end of the wm ; was elected first Commander
of Rockland Post. 328, in 1657, and have heou
re-elected evory year uince, except two. Gon.
N. M. Curtis made the statement in 38SS that
I was probably the 3'oungest Coniinttuder in tho
Btatc A. N. Glaiik, Wick, N. Y.
Is He the Youngo-.t?
Editor Natioxal Tiubdkk: I was born
llay31, 1647, and was elected Commander of
I'ost 2, of Nantucket, Mast, June 2(J 3SG8
taking the chair July 1. 1-GS, at tho age of 21
years and oo month. The evidence of this is
on fiio with tho records of tho Department of
Massachusetts at the State IIouso in Boston. I
Jiave been for the past eight years a member of
Gen. Lander Post, 5, of Lynn.
oiuaj tojo win give you a new point to
reckon from. Gito. II. Cakv, Lynn, Mass.
Another Ohio Man JIntors.
Editor Natioxal Tr:bu.-e: I see there is
onio controversy as to who is the youngest
Commander. I was elected Commander. Feb
2, 18G7. of Lynchburg Post, 30, or tho Depart-'
ment of Ohio. 1 was the first Commander of
tho Poet. I was born Jan. 3, 3833; therefore
Trhon first elected, I was 34 years, one mouth
and ono day old. Daniel Mucmv, Lieuten
ant, Co. 1, 27th U. P. C. 'J'., Lynchbcrg, O.
Another Young Commander.
Editor National Trirunk: I claim to be
ono of the youngost Commanders. I was born
Feb. 2, 1847; enlisted Nov. 20, 1863 ; was dis
charged June 21, 3806, and wm cloctod Com
fflaucer of Post 11, Dopurtmout of Maine. Troy
lie., Dacember, issg.-Johx Baglby, jr., Co
B, 2flib Ma, 25 School street, Lowoll, Mask
At tho ninth annual Encampment of this
Department, held in Phcunix on April 7, tho
Wallace Post. GG. FJ Dorado Com.. M. M.
Baker; S. V. C, B. F. Mclntire; J.'V. C, Dr.
Hunt; Chap.. A. Hanna; Q. M., J. W. Cory;
Surg., M. A. Kooglcr; O. D., A. D. Pattco; O.
G., B. Rogers.
Cajtt. Ames Post. 318, Shawnee Com., W. X.
Pcdigo; S. V. C, Matt Kendall; J. V.jfJL, J. W.
Elliott; Chap., J. F. Kechler; Q. M., E. F.
Kisor; O. D.. Peter Wcriz; O. G.. G. Bcrriugor;
Serg't, Win. Smith; Adj'r, T. J. Wilson.
Lewis Post, Dodge City Com., E. M. Misner;
S. V. C, A. Cumback; Adj'r, Frank Chapman;
Q. M., A. Gluck ; Surg., James Hawkins; Chap.,
Hiram Wing; O. D., D. L. Sweeney; O. G.,
Charles Board ; S. M., W. II. Moore; O. S., John
Long Island Post, 183, Long Island Com.,
T. M. Clark; S. V. C..J. I. Taylor; J. V. C,
John Reeder; Adj'r, L. F. Pickle; Chap., Wm.
Childress; Surg., L. G. Pillsbury; Q. M., F.
Williams; 0, D.,T. H. Rogers; O. G., A. A.
For three or four years past veterans in the
city of Grand Rapids have been endeavoring
to establish a G.A.R. Post. Their efforts have
at last been crowned with success, and tho
other evening B. T. Iluson Post, 140, with 37
members, was mustered by Past Commander S.
Wobter, of Marshall. Officers have been elected
as follows : Com., T. M. Brady ; S. V. C. Wm.
Wcitzel; J. V. C. R. Bailey; Chap., M. A.
Leahy; Surg., E. Mitchell; QT M., W. Leoman;
0. D..-F. Malette; 0. G., J. Jolcaud; Adj't, 11.
S. Huspn. B. F. Husun, for whom tho Post is
named, enlisted in tho 24th Ohio, under Presi
dent Lincoln's first call; was honorably dis
charged by ronton of disability; served iu the
Squirrel Hunters in Kentucky in 1SG2; rc
culistcd iu tho 11th Ohio July, 18G3, and was
finally discharged in July, 3SGG, on account of
wounds received while in 6ervico at the battlo
of .Mud Springs, Wyo. Ho died in Chicago in
4uwvt)iiiKuiiiuurs were uiuciou lor tbo ensuing
year Com., A. J. Snutpson ; S. V. C, John L.
Burrows ; J. V. C, W. F. Bradley; Chap., C. P
Wilson; Medical Diroctor, J. M.Evans; Deles
jjateto30th National Eucuniptnout, A. L. Grow
Members of Council of AduiinifitruMmt .1......1
and J. W,
C. Reoe. Geo. Ilozwortli.
..fc . . ....'.. T
iiorrmgton. J lie Department Commander an.
Oenoral. 1I adouarters of tho Dcnaritnnnt t
mi -. . . --.- ..
pointed I. M. Christy Askistant Adjntaut-Gi
erat and H. P. Pitrkor Assistant QuHrtertnait
Oenoral. 1I adouarters of tho l)fnaritnn,.f.
PltiMiir. Tiic citizens of Phosnix treated tho
vimtiog members of the Encampment aud of
the W.H.C. royally. Tho Encampment was the
largest in point oi numbers ever held in the
Di parttnent, and gavegenen.1 satisfaction. Next
Encampment will be held in Preecott. Tl-roe
rousing chcera were given for tho outgoing
CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA.-
D. E. Coon Post, 172. San Diogo, Cal. Com.,
Clttik C. Bailey ; S. V. C, J.W. Confor; J. V. C.
The 12th Department Encampment, held at
Bozeman April D and 10, I89G, elected the fol
lowing ofliccrs: Com., Lester S. Wilson, Boze
man; S. V. C, F. Gcorgo Heldt, Great Falls;
J. V. C, Lyman Loring, Kalispel; Medical
Diiector, Irvin M. Rockefeller, Anaconda;
Chap., Geo. W. Jenkins, Stt vensville. Council
of Administration, Joseph Rich, A. E. Gloyd,
James Gibson, Joseph M. Lindley, William H.
Yenton. Representatives to National Encamp
ment, ThaddeusC. Davidson, Charles B.Miller.
Tho following staff appointments aro an
nounced: Senior Aid-dc-Camp and Chief of
Staff, W. Y. Smith, Bozeman; Aids-de-Camp,
James K. Pardee, R. C Wallace, James Gibson.
The annual Encampment of tho Department
of Ohio will convene at Columbus May 33.
Commander-in-Chief Walker aud staff will at
The 30th annual Encampment of the Depart
ment will he held at Chainbershurg Juno 3 and
4. Those not yet provided with quartersshoiild
address Comrade E. L. Wesley, Chambersburg,
On June 5 the Gettysburg Battlefield Asso
ciation will dedicate monuments to those dis
tinguished Pennsylvania soldiers, Moj.-Gctis.
George G. Meado and Winlield S. Hancock, at
GoUysburg, and every old soldier is cordially
invited to participate in the ceremonies.
Jiie Otli annual Encampment of this De
partment will he held in the city of Watertotvn
Juno 3, 4. aud 5. Tho W.R.C. and S. of V. will
meet at the same time and place. Tho Commander-in-Chief
is expected to visit the VLw
At the annual Encampment of this Denart-
ment, held at Chattanooga, April 34, the fol
lowing officers were elected: Com., Jl. B. Caso,
Chattanooga; S. V. C, J. A. Reep, KnoxviUo;
J. Y. O, W. F. McCarron, Athens; Medical Di
rector, Dr. R. H. Weaver, Deer Lodge; Chap.,
Rev. 32. M. Crcvath, D.D., President of Fisku
University, Nashville. Council of Administra
tion. Josiah Holbrook. Fountain City; J. G.
Lancaster, Jasper ; T. F. Stewart, Chattanooga
Dr. Frank Weise, Nashville; Cupt. A. J. Gaha
gan. Chattanooga. DcJcgatc-at-Largc. L. C.
Mills; Delegates. I. B. Zieglcr, KnoxviUo; W.
II. Nelson. Backwoods; Richard Pooler. Alter
nates, M. A. Strong, Cleveland ; E. M. Mattbo ws,
Athens; Mr. Boder.
It was decided to hold tho next Slato Con
vention at Nashville. Only two cities asked
for the Eucampment Nashville and Cleveland.
'""" " -""', ourg., y,. .-u. femUll ; Chap.,
Eugono DeBurn; Q. M.. R. W. Grosvonor- 0
p., Win. Bryan; O. G., Otto Mucklish ; S.M
Peter Watts ; Q. M. S., M. D. Saunucks.
COLORADO AND WYOMING.
Wray Post, 70. Wray. Colo.-Com.. Jacob
Cox; S. . G, F. M. Boatman; J. V. C, J.
jiiis; ourg., j. j. jionry; O. D.. J. Rightsoll;
Chap., L. R. Parkor; Adj't, J. IiyerS; Q. M.
Vkn. Cox; 0. G.. G. W. Custor- R. ?,r .t r
J - "
ClroEB; Q. M. S., M. Antim.
Jtlcotliigg. and Other blatters Pertaining to
B. E. Smith, Secretary. Willlinantic; Reun
ion 2l6t Conn., at East Hampton, May 15.
Capt. I). S. Bonder, Secretary, Logansport:
Reunion 47th Ind., at Picrcetou, May 2L
A. H. Boies, President, Hudson, Mich.: Re
union 4th Mich., at Hudson, June 10. It is
earnestly desired that all membeis of tho old
rogiment mako an extra effort to participate in
this Reunion and mako it ono of the largest
ever hold. Let each one ivrito a sketch of one
of tho battles he took part in, or some incident
of camp lifo that will amuse; or anything that
will help to mako up the regimental history
that wo have tried so Jong to have wiitlcn.
Theso sketches will ho received by tbo Reci
mcntal Historian and compiled into book form.
A cordial invitation is extended to any of the
34th N. Y., lG2d Pa., 19th Mass., and old Battery
I), 5lh U.S. Art. We would moro than wel
come those old comrades.
The following officers wcro elected at thoRo
union of the 20th Mich., held at Mason. April
9: Pres., William Horton ; V. P., B. T. Bacho
lor: Sec Elms Duify, Fowlcrville; Trcas.. J.
J. Dana; C. B., Alex. McHalo; Chap., Lafay
A. J. Glathart, Co. II, 57th Ohio. Findlcy. 0.:
The surviving veterans of the First Brigade
Second Divibion, Fifteenth Corp", residing iu
Findlcy, aro making preparations for tho" re
ception of our brigade Oct. 14 and 35. Tho
indications aio that tlicro will bo a largo and
pleasant gatheriug of tho old vetoraus on
The 14th aunual meeting of tho 1st N. Y,
(Lincoln) Cav. Association was held at the
Contrnl Turn Veroin Hall, 203-223 East Sixly
seventh street, near Third avenue. New York
City, April 20. Tho following ofliccrs wcro
and Nevada, Colorado and Wyoming following
with $10 each.
Following is tho call for Memorial Day:
Spring, with her sunshine and showers, has
lifted tho wintry mantlo from Mother Earth
and hid tho buds aud blossoms como forth iu
all their fragrance and beauty to fill tho out
stretched hands of tho Union veterans, who,
with their sweet spirit of Fraternity, will
placo them abovo the last resting-places of
their comrades-in-arms that sleep in tho city
-of peace whoso boundaries extend from ocean
to ocean, from tho mountains to tho Gulf.
With tenderness iu our hearts, let us remem
ber those who sleep whero no loving hands can
bear them a garland of memory. But, whether
their requiems be sung by tho restless waves
of tho ocean or by the sighing winds through
tho Southern pines, they are all on God's roll-
call. He knows them all. Ho covcr3 tho
Southland with his choicest verdure, and
plants with lavish hand tho wild flowers
among its grasses. He bids tho song-birds trill
their sweetest notes in out-of-the-way places.
So, throughout tho year, every day is God's
Decoration Day for those that sleep where they
Wo should signify by our prosenco at tho
Sunday services preceding Memorial Day that
whatover is of interest to tho Grand Army of
the JCepubhc claims our attention and rospect.
Let us stand ready with willing hearts and
hands to render tho comrades- every assistauco
that they may rcquiro of us on Memorial Day
whether it bo to weave tho laurel and tho
pino into chaplets for our heroes dead, or to
mako glad the day for our heroes living lot
all bo dono quietly as befit3 a day hallowed by
Remember the graves of tho Army Norso3
that may bo in your midst; by their presence
in tho hospitals they gave back to many homes
tho suushitio instead of the shadow.
Do not forget thoso that will no longor re
spond to our greetings in our own halls, but
havo laid dowu to rest with lifo's burdens for
Gather the children together to bo present or
to take part in the services of tho day. It will
be to them an exemplified lesion of patriotism
teach them tho day is to bo held sacred to tho
Grand Army of tho Republic as long as courage
aud liberty aro held sacred by tho American
May tho ,whitc-wingcd messengers of pcaco
una in tnoir wanderings no North, no South,
but fold their wings over our loved land, bring
ing this messago to all: Ono country, one flag,
aud peace for evermore.
Accompanying National Memorial Day Orders
is a circular lottcr from tho National Commit
tee on Patriot Teaching, addressed to Depart
ment Presidents and committees, W.R.C, signed
by Julia S. Conkling, Kate Browiilcc Sherwood,
Suo A. Piko Sanderc, Ellen M. Putnam, and
Isabella Worrell Ball, atid countersigned by
National President Lizabeth A. Turner and
National Secretary Harriette L. Reed. Follow
ing is tho introductory portion, with informa
tion of general interest iu the work of patriotic
Office of Chairman,
Committee on Patriotic Teaciiin
Wesi-fiklp. Ind.. April 10,
To Department Presidents and Committees,
Tho National Committco on Patriotic Teach
ing would congratulate the Departments upon
work already accomplished towards placing tho
tiags in tncsclioolhouscs of the country, and on
introducing instruction in tho elementary prin
ciples of American citizenship. Much has been
doue; much remains to bo done. Romo was
not built in a single day; character is not
formed iu a single hour. Patriotism cannot bo
taught in a single season. Only by continued
effort can we accomplish the good that lies
within our power. Strong forces aro at work
to aid us. Other organizations havo taken up
this lino of work, aud should receive our ap
proval and co-operation.
We should exalt our country's flag in every
possible manner. The Ealuto to tho flag, which
is an introductory step iu Patriotic Teaching,
iias oecu wen received, out tlicro aro innumer
able schools into which it has not been intro
duced. While tho American flag floats over
thousands of schoolhouses. there aro thousands
more that await its introduction.
Sco to it, too, that when flags becomo tattered
and weather-stained they arc replaced by new
ones. Let tho children havo no causo to ho
ashamed of their flag. Insist that teachers and
children tako care of flags presented to them.
Let them never become common in their esti
mation. Tho salnto of the flag may, owing to
the crowded conditions of school work, fall
into disuse. Urge its continuance and provide
additional means of teaching patriotism.
Tbo intention of Urn circular is to furnish
as much information as possible as to what has
been dono aud what may bo done in tho lino
of Patriotic 'leaching. Tho committees of ouo
administration should continues tho work until
their succes'ors have been appointed. Tho first
duty of a Department committee should bo to
communicate with Corps committees on Pa
triotic Teaching, and iu&truct them in their
duties. Tho Department committee should
tako tho initiativo In inaugurating Stato legis
lation, to placo flags over tho schoolhousos, nod
to securo tho co-oporatiou of Stato Boards of
Education and County Boards, as well as tho
school authorities of towns and villages.
Tho raising of flags over schoolhousos, and
tho introduction of tho flag saluto into schools,
is tho introductory Btcp In patriotic teaching.
Copies of tho flag ritual can bo secured from
Tho American Flag Co., Easton, Pa singly, by
sending a two-cent stamp for postage, iu bulk,
by paying cost of transportation.
Tho second step should bo to introduce- n
Declaration of Iiidopcudcuco chart into each
schoolroom, witii n copy of tho Patriotic Primer
for the teacher. Corps should bo urccrt to do
this. Address Capt. Wallace Foster, 1010 Capi
tal Ave., Indianapolis, Ind., for full informa
tion. This is a part of tho Balch system which
National Convention has voted to promulgate.
A public meeting should bo arranged whon
presentations are made, and the school nhildrou
given a part in tho exercises arranged. Evory
presentation should bo coupled with tho ex
planation that tho Declaration of Iudopondonco
chart is to bo hung in tho schoolroom, and tho
Patriotic Primer held by the teacher, both to
bo usod as aids iu patriotic teaching. Tho
sanction of school boards aud superintendents
should bo secured to mako tho teacher's work
Tho observation of National Holidays with
appropriate exercises should bo inaugurated by
Corps in co-operation with tho schools when
ever possible. Patriotic rontcsts in schools
should bo encouraged, and small flags or badges
presented tho winners.
Patriotic entertainments in connection with
the societies for tho promotion of patriotism,
such as Sons of Veterans, tho Ladies' Aid So
ciety, Daughtcis of Veterans, tho Loyal Homo
Workers, and similar associations, will do much
towards awakening greater interest iu tho flag
and the cause of good citizenship.
Corps should sco to it that school children
should bo given a place in Memorial Day exer
cises. They should provide at least a portion
of tho music, and inarch in tho parado when
ever practicable. They may form along tho
line of march aud sing as tho veterans pS3.
Attention is called to tho recommendation
adopted by tho 13th National Convention that
"Our Country," issued by tho Patriotic League,
230 West Thirteenth street, New York City,
may suitably bo road by Corps under "Good of
the Order." Tho Young Citizens' Catechism,
issued by tho Patriotic League, will ho found
invaluable as an cxerciso for tho older grades
ot school children.
ST. VITUS' DANCE.
A Nervous Disease Cliaracfcrized by Involuntary and Purposeless Spasms.
It Occurs Most often in Girls; is Often Hereditary, but Articu
lar Rheumatism and Scarlet Fever Predispose to it.
A FURTHER REDUCTION
IN PRICE OF OUR
G. A. R. WATCH
From the Clxronkle. Chicago, 177.'
"We Have Just Been Mormed of
a Reduction uj the Elgin and
Waltliam Companies, and "We
Give Our Subscribers the
Benefit of It.
3, lfcOG. J
Capt. Wallace Foster, Indianapolis, who h.i3
cliargo of tho Patriotic Primor and Declara
tion of Independence Chart on behalf of tho
W.IJ.C. and Mrs. Batch jointly, writes of in
creased interest iu patriotic teaching, as evinced
through orders received.
Tho Superintendent of Public Instruction of
Minnesota, W. W. Pendorgasr, has written n
strong indorsement both of the Primer and In
dependence Chart. Ho will do all ho can tointro
duco them into tho Minnesota schools. Sinco
tho report to 13th National Convention, mado
by tho Patriotic Committco, was issued, tho
ucnianu lor these lias steadily increased.
Capt. Foster specially commends tho work of
Department President La'antin Conger, of
Toxas, who3o work ha3 been pushed iu tho faco
of numerous difficulties. President Conger
writes Capt. Fo3tor that tlicro aro Declaration
Charts in threo of tho schools at Waco, and in
one of the schools sho visited on Washington's
birthday tho children recited many quotations
from tho Patriotic Primer.
Capt. Foster is in receipt of numerous letters
from boys and girls. Two of theso letters aro
from Clay Center, Kan., from Mcrithal Milieu
and Trixy Milieu, who write to acknowlcdgo
tho receipt of badges and flagsouveniis. Trixy
Milieu is a girl of 13, who accompanied her
father. Dr. Jl II. Milieu, to tho National Con
vention at Washington, and rcmombcrs with
pleasure her visit to tho Capitol, White House,
and Tim: National TnntosK oflico.
Capt. Foster says that tho largest orders for
patriotic material como from. tho Departments
of Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas,
Oregon, aud California.
By tho way, Capt. Foster and hi3 brothor,
Geu. Foster, who was a moraher of President
Harrison s Cabinet and represented tho United
States as arbitrator betwhcirChina and Japan,
aro tho sons of a very patriotic mother, who
still lives at tho ago of 83.
Capt. Fostor recounts the timo when ho ar.d
his brother wcro serving in tho army in old
Virginia and subsisting ori'ohl-gold bacon -and
hardtackniado during tho Mexican war, and
thoy received a box from their mother at tho
closo of u campaign of hard marching aud
First layer, eight sections, 10 by 18, of old
gold gingerbread, tho real, genuine article.
Second layer, nut-brown, homo, sweet homo
urcati. llnrd layer, jars of primo butter,
canned fruit and jellies. Tho cutiro regiment
was brought out to share tho good things, and
the gingerbread cut up into cube3 and drawn
by lot. Tho lucky ones held tho cubes with as
much valuo as if they had liccn gold nuggets.
Capt. Foster well says: "No woman can
reach tho patriotism of our mothers of the old
ALL ALONG THE LINK.
The sympathies of tho cntiio Ordor will go I
out to fast .National President and National
Counsellor Margaret Kay Wickcns, who mourns
tho los? of her beloved d:iii"lilnr Afrj U ,,
followed by tho death of her only sister. Surely
"tho dark angels fly in groups."
Notwithstanding tho poor aro always with
us, Thanksgiving is nono the less a day of
rejoicing. Many charities havo been dis
pensed and through numerous instrument
alities the necessities and sufferings of many
a worthy person have been relieved. Absent
members of households reunito at tbo old
homestead and gathered around tho festal
hoard recount the Incidents that h.ivc taken
place and tho various blessings that havo
been vouchsafed thorn, since they assembled
at the last annual meeting hy the same fire
side. It is a time for memory and for joy.
Among the countless families of Chicago
there is, perhaps, not ono to-day that feels a
deeper sense of gratitude to the Giver of all
good and perfect gift? than Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Collier, of 1901 Armour Avenue.
Mr. Collier, who is tho electrician at the
Chicago and I?ock Island liailroad shops in
this cily, came here from Hamilton, Canada,
a little moro than nine years ago, accom
panied hy his wife and little daughter, their
only child Etta, then aged four. Little Etta
was a bright and beautiful girl, hut not a
very robust one.
For the last few years sho had been some
what ailing, but her condition was not such
as to create any uneasiness in the minds of
her parents, who almost idolized her. In
the school sho was regarded as one of the
brightest scholars of her cla, and was the
envy of her classmates. Although hut a
little over twelve years of age, her intellect
was phenomennl. She was possessed, how
ever, of a very nervous temperament, which
w frequently the caso with children of her
advanced intelligence. Early in the month
of Juno last, owing to a sudden fright, sho
was thrown into violent spasms, to recover
only to he afilicted with St. Vitus' dance in
the worst form. The consternation of her
parents may well he imagined.
Of course, the best physicians were sum
moned at once, hut their efforts to restore
her to her normal condition were devoid of
results. She continued to grow worse, her
appetite wholly failed, and, commencing
with her right arm, her vhole right side
and lower limb became limp, numb, and
useless, and what little nonrishment she
was able to take had to be administered
by others. To add to the seriousness of
the case, she was unable to obtain any sleep
It was while in this deplorable condition
hovering between life and death, with all
the prospects of a premature grave before
her that one day on returning home from
his duties Mr. Collier fouud awaiting him a
newspaper, which an old acquaintance in
Hamilton, his former place of residence, had
sent to him by mail.
In the local columns he read of the case
of a certain person he had known years be
fore having been permanently cured of the
complaint of which his own daughter was
now suffering by the use of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills lor Pale People. He had often
heard and read before marvellous accounts
of the efficacy of this remedy, hnt as no
names with which lie was personally famil
iar appeared, he not only doubted, but posi
tively disbelieved the statements. But here
before his eyes was apparent evidence from
one he knew. Ho therefore lost no time in
making assurance doubly sure, and as soon
as he learned that the story was absolutely
true, he lost no time in procuring the Pink
Pills for hia sufleriiig daughter. This was
on the loth of September. Prior to this
dale, and after consulting doctors of differ
ent schools of medicine, ho had taken her
to the nomcopalhic Dispensary, where her
caso was discussed by all the members of
the faculty, who unanimously declared, in
the presence of the class, that there was no
longer any hope to he held out, as it was a
malady which, in this instance, at least, was
incurable. It was therefore with a feeling
of utter despair that Mn. Collier first began
to administer the Pink Pill?.
She says a perceptible change came over
the little ono before even the second box had
been emptied, and how after having used six
boxes her health is entirely restored. In the
early part of her illness her intellect was
very much clouded. She had become ex
tremely dull of comprehension, hardly real
izing the meaning of words when addressed.
Seen to-day in the cheerful home of the Col
liers, on Armour Avenue, sho is the person
ification of health. Her nervousness has
entirely disappeared, her intellect is hright,
keen and active, her strength ha? returned,
and the roses in hercheeks attest to thecom
plete recovery of her bodily health.
She is now rctdy to resume her music les
sons, and as soon as the schools open after
the holidays she will again take up the
studies which shososnddenly left off on that
eventful June duy. The sister-in-law of
Mrs. Collier, Mrs. Lewis, who was present
at the interview, emphatically confirmed all
that Mrs. Collier had said regarding the past
aud present condition of little Et In, adding
that a famous physician in Hamilton in
variably recommends Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills in such cases as this, and many other?.
Mrs. Collier herself lias for a number of
years been a constant sufferer from a female
complaint which so far hai baflled the skill
of the doctors, and during a peiiod of less
than six months her husband ha3 expended
oyer two hundred dollars in fees for medi
cines. She has now begun tho use of Dr.
"Williams' Piuk Pills, and while it is as yet
too early to announce a cure in her case, she
feels so much improved as toexpre.3 the be
lief that her physical troubles will shortly
be of the past. These are some of the rea
sons why tho Collier family return thauk3
on this our national day of praise and
The above is a correct statement of fads
concerning my little daughter and myself.
Mrs. A. Collier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
2nd day of December, 1895.
Dr. Williams' Pink PHI3 for Pale People are
sold by all druggists. Thousands of boxes
have been disponed of. This wa3 one of the
few remedies which was not cut in price
during the recent druggists' war. This fact
shows that the price is within the reach of
all. Their cures are positive and permanent.
They are an unfailing specific for such dis
eases ns locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis,
St. Vitas' dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheuma
tism, nervous headache, palpitation of the
heart, pale and sallow complexions, nervous
prostration and " that tired feelingr" which
is a result of the latter. It also is a perma
nent cure for all diseases resnlting from
vitiated humors of the blood, such as scrofula,
erysipelas and like diseases; diseases pecu
lair to women, such 03 suppressions, irregu
larities and all forms of weakness. The pills
build up the general health, thicken the
blood and send it conrsing through the veins
with renewed life. And ono very peculiar
thing about this remedy 13 that there are
no unpleasant after effects. Thousands of
former sufferers arc now rejoicing to know
that they are cured. Children may take
them with perfect safety.
These pills are manufactured by Dr. Wil
liams' Medicine Company, Schenectady, N.
Y., and are sold only in boxes bearing the
linn's trade-mark and wrapper, at 50 cents
a box, or six boxes for $2.50, and are never
sold in hulk. The public should beware of
fraudulent imitations, as many unscrnoa-
lous medicine companies have been making I
iar inferior imitations.
We have sold large numbers of this wafefc,
and they have given entire satisfaction.
The works arc either WALTHAM or
ELGIN, as tho purchaser may choose. Tho
works are made from the finest selected ma
terial; they contain seven valuable jewels;
tempered steel springs, compensating expan
sion balance, patent 3iifety pinion, stem-winding,
and pendant-setting apparatus, full
plate, a dust hand that excludes every par
ticle of dnst, quick train, jewel balance, por
celain dial, and all the latest and greatest im
provements. The case is made of nickel sil
ver, a composition jnst as handsome and dur
able a3 coin silver. The case is dnst nroof.
and need never he opened, because the watch
winds by tnrning the crown (or stem), and
sets hy pulling it out until it clicks, thea
press it back into place after setting, a won
derfnl feature that makes this watch uniqne.
On the back of this case is the "G.A.R."
hadge, the emblem of glorious service. We
oiler this vrsitcli to our subscrib
ers, postpaid, for $7; with THE
XATIOJTAIi TKIBUXE for one
year for $7.50.
$25 LADIES' WATCH AT $15,50
I -TTECJ I
ctfccieu: I'rcs., Jolin Ji. Uarrisou; First V.-P.
Jeromo Bell; Second V.-P., John U. Johnson'
Troas., Robert I. Wallace: Hcc. Sec. limns
llagan; Cor. Sea, C. T. Williamson, Fairview,
Lieut. J. P. Van Nest. Secretary: Hcunion
120th Ohio at Crcston Juno 2.
women are trying
to do everything
it is not strange
that many thing 3
arc over-uonc. it is
not strange that
there arc all kinds of
physical and men
tal disturbances. If
the woman who is a
doctor, or a lawyer,
or a journalist, or in
business would not
try to be a society
woman too it might
he different; but the
woman who knows
when she lias done
a day's work has yet
to be born. Usually
a woman's way is to
keep doing until she
Working in this
j Vjvlii way juus mauiioiu
evils. As an old
colored Aunty used
to say: "There's always somethin' the
matter. If it isn't one thing it's two." The
most common trouble lesulling from over
exertion, either mentally or physically, is
constipation of the bowels, with all its at
There is no human ailment that so saps
the energies, so deadens the ambitions, as
that coming from the bowels forgetting
their vocation, or the liver only work
ing about eight hours out of the tweuty
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are the most
iffectual remedy in the market. They work
upon the system easily, naturally. The.e
is no unpleasant nausea after taking them.
No griping 110 pain no discomfort. They
are composed of materials that go through
the system gradually, collecting all impuri
ties and like the good little servants that
they are, disposing of them effectually.
Mrs. Rosanna m. Bliss, of Colosse, Oi-
wczo County. New York, says:
" I bad suffered much with dizziness, some
times faintness from too much mental work.
Over exertion physically caused constipation of
the bowels. I tried liver pills. They gave tern-
iwrary relief. Two years ago I began using Ur.
'icrce's Pleasant relicts. I have, at intervals,
used three bottles, and I am now enjoying unin
terrupted good health."
Tho Industrial School News, printed by tho
boys of tho Pennsylvania Soldiers' Orphans' In
dustrial School, Scotland, P.i., i3 highly credit
able in its composition and make-up. The first
issue contains an interesting history of tho in
stitution of tho Home, of which Gen. Charles
L. Young is tho cflicicnt commandant.
Hattic D. Richardson, Chester, Vt., is the effi
cient Department Correspondent, W.Ii.0.
Iowa closed up tho year 1&9.1 with a mem
bership of 8,30!), giving her an additional doJc
gato to National Convention.
The Young Citizens' Catechism wns given at
Woat field, Ind., at an entertainment of tbo
school children, conducted hy 0110 of tho Town
ship Trustees. This beautiful patriotic exor-
ciso can be secured hy writing tho Headquar
ters of tho Patriotic League, 230 W. Thirteenth
Btrcot, New York Cily.
Orpha Tcagardcn, Secretary, Sykos Corps. 1D2,
Chicago, roports a splendid working baud of 15.
Patriotism is a feature of Corps work. Wash
ington's Uirthday was celebrated with a flag
supper, and tho flags have been presented to
tho Union School. Arrangements for Memorial
Day begun, iu which tho school children will
take part around a monument to tho unknown
Wagoner Circle, Illinois.
Wagoner Circle, Ladies of tho G.A.R., De
partment of Illinois, eclohratod tho 30th anni
versary of tho organization of tho Grand Army
at Central Hall, Chicago, tho other day. Mrs.
Julia A. Elis, the talented daughter of Gon.
Grccno P. Garner, and Past National Secretary
of tho Lad i 03 of tho G.A.It.. who is a popular
candidato for Department President, delivered
tho address of welcome.
Stat no of Gen. Grant,
A colossal equestrian statue of Gen. U. S.
Grant, erected by the Union Lcaguo Club of
Rrooklyn, was unvailcd in front of tho club
house, "at Dean street and Bedford avenue,
Brooklyn, Saturday. Tho dedication of tho
monument was made tho occasion of a splendid
military pageant. 10,000 soldiers of the United
State1? Army, National Guard of tho Stato of
New York, and sailors and marines from the
Navy-yard being in lino and constituting tho
largost parade of armed men in tho city sinco
the Columbian celebration of 1892. Tho Grand
Army of tho Republic was also largoly repre
sented. Gen. Stewart L. Woodford, President
of tho Union League Club, presented thostatuo
to Mayor Frederick W. Wurstcr, as tho repre
sentative of Brooklyn. A3 Gen. Woodford
stepped to tho platform, Ulysses S. Grant,
grandson of tho General, pulled tho string and
the Etatuo wns exposed amidst cheers from 20,
000 throats. Mayor Wurstoraccopted thostatuo
on behalf of the city of Brooklyn. Tho statue,
which i3 tho work of W. Ordway Partridge, is
bronze. It is colossal, measuring from tho
hoof of thchorsc, where it rests on a granite
pedestal, to tho top of the hat 15 feet eight
inches. The pedestal is 1G feet high and the
entire bight of tho statuo is 31 fcot eight
At the California Home.
Editor National TninDNE: I have just
returned from tho Veterans' Home, whore I
spent a pleasant day observing how the old com
rades wero being cared for at the home in Napa
Couuty. Cal. Thcro aro at present 650 cared
for, and thcro will soon bo room for 200
moro that aro oxpected to come within tho
next two months. Dr. McAiister has full
cliargo of tho Homo at present, and I did not
hear ono word of complaint of tho treatment
tho old and worn-out men received. O. K.
Cloudmah; You Bet, Nevada County, Cal.
ISO. 30. This is one of the latest ladies
watches. The case is guaranteed to wear 20
years. The thumb-piece and all parts sub
ject to constant use are made of Solid gold.
The movement contains IL jewels in settings,
exposed pallets and compensation halance.
We offer it to our subscribers, delivery guar
anteed, $15.50, orsent with The National
Teibcne for one year, at $16.
2 o. 202 is a Grand Army
badge mado of rolted gold
plat& At the top are tho
double eagles In rolled gold.
Below them two rolled gold
cannon lyiDg upon a pile of
enameled cannon-balls. Di
rectly below tills Is the United
States Hag matte of red and
blue enamel and rolled gold.
Attached to the llaj; is tho
star contain?? the various mili
tary emblems, so well known
to our readers that we wilt
not endeavor to descrlbo
them. The whole charm la
about two inches In lenstb.
Price, mailed 81.75
WithTiiK2JATHM? ax. Turrt
UNKforone year ......... $2.ao
Free for a club of xcveu
Anniversary of Spink Circle.
Capt. John W. Spink Circle, 27, will cciebrato
its first annivorpary with a reception aud ball
at Van Buren's Opera Houso, California avouuo
and Madison street, Chicago, Friday evening,
you want a sure relief for pains in the back, side, chest, or
Bear in Mind Not one of the host of counterfeits and imita
tions is as good as the genuine.
GRAND ARMY CHARM.
No. 291 is a watch charm
composed of a Grand Army
enameled star in a Ting ot
rolled gold. This is jnst the
thing for veterans. Price,
mailed . . . OS cents.
Free for four new sub
scribers, or with The Na-
4 TIOXAL TBIBU2T2 for ona
GEORGE E. LEMON,
Lamon Building, Washington, D. C.
Zftivnl Post, Department or Pennsylvania.
For tho identification of shipmates in claims
for pension this Post desires tho address of
naval veterans of tho Jato war. In sending
this information pleaso stato what vessels you
served on, and, if possible, date of such service.
Direct to Chairman of Pension Committco,
Comrade William Simmons, Post -100, Inde
pendence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.
Opinions rendered as to the novelty ATTORNEY flT MW flfit) SOIlIGITOft OF
and patentability of inventions and validity ,r-r.irtni mi rnhrroii -,
of patents. Rejected applications prcse- rTOIGflfi fifjD fOREIGfl PATENTS,
cuted. All business relating to patonts
promptly attonded to. Established I8B3. Ssad for 87-Paj ParaphlaL
TISK OPt'ORTUXITV OF A MFE TIMTT. 3Ien and women to earn from
$S li812 IaiIyscIHiiK ItieAIXAH'K I'ATKST PUSS. The most wonderful
Invention of the ne. Willi Ouo Dip ot lute it ivi-llvs -O timet longer
than ordinary pens and irtvonl IItIiiyr. Nothing like It ever before nluced
on the market and Is worth ten times what we ask for It All our salesmen are makiiiir biff nionev. and
wo tfivc yo 'he opporttmityof .stubllshhra Kood, steady, permanent, profitable business. Writo us for
terms to agents or sunn tin cents lor live samples, xjii. an.vi
Jiuiitioii Tiic rtatiouai rnutine.
AHAM li:. CO., SI, Cincinnati. Ohio.
Veterans' I'rofcron.ccX.aw Killed.
Last week the Supreme. Court of Massa
chusetts declared the velerans' preference
law unconstitutional. This law gave the
veterans the right of way under certain limi
tations to all vacant offices in the city or
O.A.lt. lladgo Memorial.
Rev. Cyrus JL Booth, Box 40. Waterloo, N. Y.,
has gotten outahcauliful "Grand Armylladgo
Memorial" iu four colors, with spaces for tho
soldier's record. Comrades desiring a copy can
get further particulars as to price, etc., by send
ing him a two-cent stamp.
Missionary Kuupp Itelcnsod.
Socrotary Olney Saturday received a cablo
messago from Mr. Itiddlo, United States Cliargo
d' Affaires at Constantinople, saying that Kcv.
Mr. Knapp, tho American Missionary, had
been delivered by the Turkish authorities to
tho United States Consul at Aloraudrctla,
IVOltlC OJ? THE PENSION OFFICE.
Certificates laanetl paring- tho Week Ending; April 18, IS9G,
"3 Act Juno 27 'roilH'''-e.
3. . 1800, with- ."'.i"."0
c s" o S o ii lr
Classes. 00 . -s ' S --.Sri. B,
u $; $ - iJfS'HL "5 ,
O X S3 t, 0.3Si)iCls O ?
Army Invalid.. - -13 2.VJ 60 21 03 30 513
Army Invalid, act Juno -7, 18W 277 Oj 93 31 501 17 20 U 113 311 331
Army Widow, etc. 7o a '-. 3 G 03
Army Widow, etc., act .lime 27, 1390. 239 1 G 2tG 7 4 .. 5 250 12
Navy Invalid JJ 4 1 - .. .
Navy Iitvntid, uct Juno 27, lS'JO 23 6 5 S 37 1 2 .... 1 2G 15
Navy Widow, etc. 7
Navy Widow, act June 27, 1S0O.. G I 7 (J i
a niiy In nrsc... .. ......... ......... ......... .. . M...
132 survivor......... .................. ......... ......... ......... ......... .. . .... ...... ..,......
lfj V lllOW. ". ...... ......... ......... ...a ... ...... ...... ..... .........
Old War in vaiiu.,st..., ......... .......... ......... ......... ........ ...... ...... ..... .........
Qjo War v ino ............................ . ......... ......... ......... ...... ...... ...... .........
Indian Wars Survivor 4 3 18
Indian Wars Y mow, .. ..... ............ n ......... ..... ...... ...... n
Mexican War Survivor 2 2 ......... 2 8 1 15
Mexican War Widow 16 1 17
Act June 27, 1300, with other claims. 81 77 27 20 211
Total 803 410 ( 06 57 212 83 IQ3 55 26 14 119 62G 33
ALL THE RAGE.
GraijdArnjy Sleeve Buttons
Thousands of Comrades aro "Wearing; Thenu
These Sleeve Euttons are no cheap Imitation.
The disk Is penrl-tlnted en
amel, and upon Its fiice. In
raised work of heavy rolled
gold plute, is tho eagle, cannon
and cannon-ban's constituting
tlie upper portion of the Grand
Army b.ulge, with tho letters
G.A.Iw enRraved In a scroll
beneath. The scttlnjr is also of
gold plate, and by pressing-on
u spring the button can be
taken apart, thus mnklns IK
easy va adjust it in tho culls.
In short, It Is one of the most handsome, useful and
valuable pieces of Jewelry that has yet been devised.
We have sold large numbers of these Slo-ve Iluttons.
The most popular thing In the way of Grand Army
Jewelry just now fa tho Grand Army Sleovo Button, a
pair of which will bo sunt to any address, postage pre
paid Tor a club of six new subscribers.
For one subscription and 75 ceuU additional.
"Without subscription jll.
THE AMERICAN FLAG.
Every patriotic American citizen would like to own
a llajr. Uy special arrangeim-nt wo liave obtained
manufacturers' prices on a lino of American Hags.
They aro all sewed bunting Hasp. Tho stars are
stitched on both sides by machine;, no zigzag stitch;
no raw edses. strong can-
van heading. Full number
of stars on all, except tho
smallest two sizes. Wo wilt
send theso Hags at tho fol
lowing prices, via :
I ly 7 icet.
1 by S feet.
5 by N foot
C by !) feet
ti by 1() feet.
; by 12i'eet
Sby 13 foot.
H by 15 feet ....
O iv IS feet
10 by 15 foot...
3( by 1" foot,..
30 by 20 feet-..
12 by 18 feet- 15.-1C
These sooibj aro sent by express, tho receiver paylnjr
the express chnrgos.
There ia a National movement on foot to provide a
flag for every schoolhouse. Under this oflTor no school
need be without one, for a contribution of a few cents,
by each pupil will securo ono at our prices. Thcs
ilngsareof Clio same binning used by the Army and.
Navy, and will last foryears.
THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE,
Washington, D. C.