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SEE VERMONT BRIGADE IN TEE
WILDERNESS. By Brevet Maj.-Gcn.
L. A. Grant, commander of tlie brigade,
and late. Assistant Secretary of War.
ZEE BATTLE OF FAIR OAKS, OR
SEVEN BINES. By Maj.-Gcn U. M.
Plahtcd, flmncrly Lieulcnanl-Coloncl of the
llih Me., tid afterward Major-General of
FIRING OA FORT SUMTER. A thrilling
story of a young Ohio mechanic who was
in Cltarlcztbn at ilic time, and was compelled
to join the ebels, but who, afterwards escaped
and serrcd-Vhrce years in a Union regiment
TEE BATTtE OF POISON SPRING. By
Wiley Brilion, lafc of the War Department,
and author of uI7te Civil War on Vie Bor
IN AND OUT OF CHARLESTON By
R. 0. B.t a young Connecticut man, who
was caught in Charleston at lite opening of
TEE GREATMORGAN RAID. A True.
Etxlory of tJic Capture of Gen. John IF. Mor
gan, liy the Captor EimsdfMaj. Geo. W.
Rue, Wi Ky. Cav.
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manders of tho United States Army"
counts as two numbers:
Talk about war burdens. The
French arc still taxed heavily to pay the
war indemnity to Prussia, and. Koenigs
berg in Prussia has just succeeded in
paying off the last installment of a debt
incurred for a levy imposed by Napoleon
I, more than 80 years ago. Yet the
South never appreciated our generosity
in not saddling upon them the cost of
the causeless; senseless' war they precipi
"While it seems to us that we have ex
plained all the features of the Service
Pension Bill in the most exhaustive
manner, we are still in receipt of many
letters from pensioners who are fearful
that the passage of such a measure will
result in their pensions being cut down
to $8 or $12 a month, whichever rale
may be fixed.
This is a most groundless fear. It is
astonishing that anyone should enter
tain it The Service Pension, a3 its
name implies, is a pension for service
it will have no effect upon pensions
for wounds and disabilities. These arc
wholly independent of it. No man who
has received a pension under any of the
laws now on the statute books will be in
least disturbed by the passage of a Ser
The Service Pension Bill will give
every man a pension who served 90 days
and was honorably discharged. Ho
will get this simply because he served 00
days, and was honorably discharged.
Nothing more will be required, or can
be required. These two facts are all
that he will need to establish. There
will be no medical examination, nonasty
gossiping about his habits, no prying or
pettifogging about whatever little prop
erty he may have accumulated, no
harshly restrictive "orders" and "de
to defraud him of his rights.
The law will be plain as a pikestaff, and
as mandatory as a drill order. The man
who served 90 da-s and was honorably
discharged must be given his pension.
No "vested rights" legislation will he
necessary to confirm it to him. Be wilL
have it by an absolute right, to enjoy
until death, and it can only be taken
away from him by showing that he did
not serve 90 days or was not honorably
It is strange that so simple; just, and
commendable legislation as this should
receive criticism or opposition from any
friend of the veterans. Tliey should
understand it thoroughly without expla
nation. The reasons for its passage
should appeal irresistibly to them, and
they should be enthusiastically for it.
THE TICKLER PENSION BILr
The Pickler Pension Bill, of which we,
gave a full synopsis last week, was passed'
by the House of Representatives Tues
day, April 28, by a vote of 189 yeas to
54 nays, 111 not voting. The yeas and
nays were as follows:
Yeas Aclicson, Allen (Ulnli). Anderson, An
drews, Arnold (Pfl.). Arnold (R.T.), At wood. Bnb
coclc. linker iKnti.i, linker (Mil.). Hakcr (N. II.).
Btirlinni, llnrney. IJartholdt, Uell (Colo.). BcnticU,
Biiiclinni. Kieliop. Blue, Bowers, BreWU;r. Brod
erick, lircimwcll. Brown, Briinim, Burrell, Burton
(Mo.), Burton (Ohio). Cahlorhcad, (.'bickering,
Clark (Iowh), Clark (M.). Codding. ColUit,
CoNon, Connolly, Cook (Wis.), Coojcr (WK).
Corlfs. Cousin. Crowther. Ciinirnfng. Cartm
(Ion-n), Curtis (Knn.), (Curtl N. Y.), D&ttford,
DauielK. Dayton, Do Wilt, Dinj:Iey, Dioliltle,
Drrwiiinjr. Eddy. Eliis, limit. FrK Kenton.
Fischer, FIlssRerntd, Gamble. Gibton, Gillet (N. Y.)t
Gillctt (MufcB.), Graff. Gnfliti. Griewold, Grow,
linger. Ilftincr (Neb.), JIhIutiuhii, Hnrdy. Har
wer, Il.irrw. IlHrtmau. HeatwolB. Hcmcnvniy,
HenderMou. Henry (Conn.), Henry (Ind.), He
bnrn, Hermann, 1 licks. Hilborn, Hill, Hitt. II owe,
Howell. Hubbard, Huff, Hntitix, Iltintcr. Hurley.
Hyde. Jcnkliip, Jobn-on (Cnl;), Joy. Kcm. Kerr,
Klrkpatrick, Knox, Kulp, Lnytnit, Lefthlj. Lcfxrn
rinjc lyCouMrd, Lewl, Eonir, LfOudenalnccr. Jxjw.
Muliany, Malum, Maroli, JlcCall iMnst.), McOlI
(Term.). McCluro. McCbrmick. McL-ielilnn. Moikle
john. Mercer. Miller (Kan.). Miller f W. Vn.). MilH
ken, Minor (WH.),Mtndcll, Moody, Morse, Nootmn,
Nortbwy. Odcll, Orjen. Ovemtreet, Piirker, Pyne,
Pennon, Perkins, Phillip. Plekler, Pitney. Piole,
PiikIi. Hhj liayburn, Robliiton (P;i.). Itoyae. Rtm
Kell (Conn). Hnucrberinn, ffcrimton, Shafrotb.
Slmtinon, SiicniiMti, Sfmnkiii, Smitb (lib), Hno
ver. Sorjr. Southard. Spnldlns, Siietry, Stnble,
Steele. Mcwftrt (N. J.), Stewart (WisJ, Stone (a
W.i. Stone (W. A.). Strode (Neb.1. Stroiic. fiulloway.
Stilzer. Trtwney. Tlionins. Towne, Trncovrell.
Tmcey, Treloar. Urxlejrrafl'. Van Horn, Van Voor
bis. Walker (Vn.), WuIhIi, Warmer. Warner. Wifi
son (rud). Watson (Ohio). Wcllfiitclon. Willi,
WiIhoii (Idaho). Wilbon (Ohio). Wood. Wootner.
Nav-AbboU, Allen (Mis), Bartlctt (N. Y.),
Bell (Te.). Btnck (On.), Climly. Cobb. Cooper
(Fla.). Cooper (Tex.), Cox, Culberson, Ic
Ariuond. Denny. Diaitrnore. Illicit (Va.). El
ITntt (S. .). Hall, llcndrick, Jones, Kyle,
ratimer, Ipilcr, I.iltlc, Lii'iniitoii, Ick
hurt, McClellan. McCreary (Ky.). McCutIoeb.
JIcDearnioti. 3rcRae. Mercdilb. Allien. Oiey, Pat
tepjon, Richardson, RntKcIl (Ga.), Kettle. Sliuford,
Sktupcr, SpnrkinHii. Speuoer. i:iIliiiK, Stokci,
Rlrait, Strowd (S. C). 'i'albert. Terry. Turner (Va,),
Underwood, Washington. Wheeler, Willliiuis,
"Wilson (5. C), Yoakum. 51.
The Republicans and Populists voted
solidly for the bill, and seven Demo
crats Cummings (N. Y.), Downing
(III.), Fitzgerald (Mass.), Lay ton
(Ohio), Sorg (Ohio), Sulzer (N.V.),
The bill is now in the hands of the
Senate Committee on Pensions, and
will almost certainly be passed by the
The burning question, is as to the
President's action. If he should veto it,,
it could be passed in the ITouiKj over his
veto without the slightest difficulty.
There would be a question as to (lie
Harvard and Yale have been de
bating whether the "United .Stales should
submit the Venezuela boundary dispute
to arbitration, with Harvard supporting
the affirmative. Yala has come out
victorious, as she should have done. The
Venezuelan boundary and the Monroe
Doctrine are not jn-opcrsubjects for arbi
tration. As it is six ycais now since the last
census, and four more until the next one,
both Chicago and St. Louis' can safely
talk very big about their populations.
Chicago claims 1,750,000, and St, Louis.
One of the features of the English
army system is tho granting of "gratui
ties" after every campaign to those en
gaged in them. These "campaigns"
are generally about the size of the " ex
peditions" our Regular Army used to
make against the Indians. The way the
allowances are made reminds one of the
old sailor saying that prize money was
sifted through a ladder. What went
through was the officers' share; what
caught on the rungs went to the men.
A "gratuity " has recently been granted
to those engaged in the Ashantee cam
paign. According to the schedule, a
Colonel will receive $300 ; a Lieutenant
Colonel, $240; a Major, $120; a Cap
tain, $90 ; First Lieutenant, $55 ; Sec
ond Lieutenant, $45 ; non-commissioned
officers from $15 to $22, and privates, $7.
COST OF LAKOK AND PRODUCT.
Col. Carroll J). Wright, Superinten
dent of Census, and without doubt the
best informed and most reliable statis
tician of the county, has made an in
teresting calculation, which lakes the
wind completely out of much bogus statis
tics which have been foisted upon the
Taking the figures of the Eleventh
Census he finds that the gross product per
capita for the number of employes cn-
I gaged in manufacturing and mechanical
industries was $2,204 and the average
wages were $445. Instead of the differ
ence, $1,759, going to the employer, he
shows, as a matter of fact, that of the
total product per capita, 20.18 per cent,
went to labor, 55.08 per cent, lor mate
rials, and 24.74 per cent, to miscella
neous expenses, salaries, interest, j)rofits,
This week's installment of the "Me
moirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman " takes
us forward .through the story of the
first occupation of California by United
States troops to the brink of that mo
mentous event in the history of the
country the discovery of gold. Kext
week's installment will give a full ac
count of the first discovery, and the
scenes which followed this event Gen.
Sherman tells everything in a delight
fully unassuming, direct, off-hand way,
which make3 most fascinating reading.
It has all the attraction of real fiesh-and-blood
history. The Memoirs are
only published in The National Trib
une: They alone are worth far more
than the subscription price of the paper.
Don't fail to send in your renewal
promptly, that you may not mis3 a
The assassination of the Shah of
Persia brings another complication be
tween Great Britain and Russia. -Both
have a strong iuterest in the ancient
sadly-rundown Kingdom of Persia.
Russia wants the country and has
heretofore taken large slices of it be
cause it will give her access to the Persian
Gulf, an outlet into the southern oceans,
and a naval position of great importance.
These are the strongest reasons in the
English mfnd why she should not have
the country. Its possession will place
Russia directly on the flank of Hindus
tan, and a Russian naval station on the
Persian Gulf would put the Czar's ships
in very easy distance of the Indian
coasts. The two countries have been
intriguing over Persia for a halfcen
tuiy. Russia has followed her usual
policy of alternately making Avar upon
the Shah, and slicing off large tracts of
his territory, and then wheedling him
into the belief that the Czar is his best
and most powerful friend. Great Britain
has flattered and courted the Shah,
sometimes given him substantial as
sistance in his wars, but more fre
quently left him helpless when he most
needed help. Now there are two sons
of the late Shah aspirants for the throne,
and it is believed they represent re
spectively Russian and British interests,
and that an infemecine war is likely,
into which both the powers may be
The silver question enters into the
matter of the construction of the Nicar
agua Canal. The estimates for labor
arc based upon the fact that the laborers
will be paid in silver, which has less than
half the purchasing power of gold, but
this is onset by the fact that the laborer
will not do more than half as much work
as a man will in the United States. In
other words, if a man in Nicaragua gets
$1 a day he is paid a silver dollar, which
is really worth less than 50 cents, but he
really docs no more than 50 cents worth
of work, measured by United States
The McKinley 'movement, no one
doubts, is one. of those overwhelming up
risings of the people, like those which
compelled the renb'iiiination of Lincoln
in 1SG4, and the nomination of Grant
in 1SG8. As then, the- politicians have
been against it, and if fine political
strategy could have defeated it it would
have been done. 'Rut the people are too
much in earnest to be defeated by politi
cal managers, no matter how able and
determined. The people want to express
in the most decided terms their disap
probation of the policy which has ruled
the Government since March 4, 1893,
and especially the economic part of that
policy. That policy was ostentatiously
announced as a ""rebuke to McKinlcy
ism." The parity organs which upheld
it could not be too severe in denouncing
" McKinleyism." Many weak-kneed Re
publicans were set adrift br the storm,
and felt that McKinley was the Jonah
of his party. Now thcrcaction has come,
brought about by three years trial of
nnti-McIvinlcyisni. Mo Ki nicy's enemies
arc the men who have made him. He
has to thank them far more than any one
Col. Ludlow testified before the
House Commerce Committee last week
that he thinks the Nicaragua Canal "en
tirely feasible," and that he has arrived
l at this conclusion by an examination of
the whole line. He claims to have been
the only engineer who, up tlm time, has
made such thorough examination. Ho
thinks, though, that the company's esti
mates have been entirely too low, and
that it will cost possibly $150,000,000
to construct tho canal. As to this,
however, he would want fuller informa
tion and more thorough surveys than
arc yet before him. He thinks that
the tolls would readily make the ex
penditure of-suclra sum a profitable in
vestment. ' '
We have no-,dispbsition to exult over
the financial inidftjrtu nes of even our
bitterest enemies. LBut the fact that
the malignantly .soldier-hating New
York Times h;u3 been forced to go into
the hands of a receiver causes us as little
sorrow a3 any gTcatr business failure that
we can conceive oft
Comrade Jfciff Cassidy, 221 Pul
ton street, NevYojc, Adjutant of Devin
Post, 148, caftefr,our attention to a,-
peculiar case of.hardijhip, which he says
affects many deserving men, some of
whom are found .in every sea and lake
port in the United Slates. They were
sailors or marines who were serving on
vessels which at the close of the war
were put out of commission and their
crews granted leave of absence. As the
Government had no further need of
them they did not feel it necessary to re
turn at the expiration of their leaves and
be regularly mustered out In conse
quence they weie marked down as de
serters. In 1888 Congress passed a law
authorizing the Secretary of the Navy
to give honorable discharges to such
men as had served not less than
three months, up to May 1, 1SG5, and
had not left their commands without
proper authority, nor while in the pres
ence of the enemy. This act became,
void in 1 893, and many of those affected
by it failed for one reason or another to
avail themselves of its benefits and arc
in consequence cutoff from the privilege
of joining the G.A.R, as well as the
satisfaction of having an honorable dis
charge to hand down to their children.
An effort is being made to have the bill
of 18S8 re-passed, and it should be
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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE,
1729 N. YvAvo"., WASHINGTON, D. C.
THE SERVICE TENSION
The National Tribune is in the
fight for a Service Pension until the vio
tory is secured. The legislation must
come, and it should come at once. This
scssion of Cbngrea should pass the bill
before it adjourns. If it does not, we
shall renew our demands with greater
strength and persistence at the next ses
sion. We started in with a demand for
$$ a month as the minimum rate, be
cause we felt more hopeful that that
could be more easily secured now than
a higher one. But sentiment among the
veterans and their friends is veryjapidly
crystallizing that the minimum should
not be loss than $12 a month. We ber
lieve this is just, and that it is little
Tub National Tbibune is the only
paper in the country that is fighting
steadily and persistently for this great
act of justice to the veterans. Every
veteran should rally around its banner,
and gather in all the veterans and friends
of veterans in his neighborhood. This
is tho best way to help fight the battle.
The more subscribers tho paper has
the more power in securing veteran's
Let every man who wore the blue see
that hi3 name is on our subscription list.
This is due to himself and hi3 comrades.
THE NATIONAT, ENCAMPMENT.
Commander-in-Chief Walker reached
St Paul last Monday on hi3 return from
his trip to the Pacific Coast Ho is
sanguine a3 to the prospects of the com
ing National Encampment, and says :
It is goinj to he n great Encampment, and
my extensive trip has b-'cn solely iu its in
terest. Its success or failure will, of course,
reflect on me. But I have no doubt of its
success? Everywhere I conjured np iuter
ejt in the St. Paul Encampment among the
vetcrnnp, and I met thousands of them,
many of whom contributed to the success of
past affairs of the kind. In every one of
lite Departments I visited I was assured of
a larjje representation. The railroad matter
is, I lhink, practically settled.
Tho Western l'jissenger Association has
cranted tho one-cent rale. The Central
Passenger Association is what we are par
ticularly interested in just now. This body
goes West to Colorado aud East to New York.
It has not officially announced the rate yet,
but all the Associations have in the past
ncreed with each other on these occasions on
Ihe ninttcr of special rates, and I liavu no
doubt that the Central Association will fol
low the conrce it always has for the En
There was a sensation la3t week in
the trial of the Transvaal filibusters
which shook the English public Tho
Boers produced a number of cipher tele
grams sent the leading raiders, which
showed conclusively that the whole
affair was a gold-grabbing enterprise,
without the slightest justification in the
actual condition of the Uitlanders. The
Boers managed their case very shrewdly,
and the production of the damaging dis
patches was made at (the right time to
have the greatest efiect upon public
opinion the world over. Incidently it
reflects upon the English lack of alt
scruple, in regard to the territorial and
other rights of people who have some-
thing that Englishmen want.
The argument of Senator Burrows on
the Du Pont case has received particu
larly high praise from his brother
Senators, and all who heard it. - It
showed unusual research, and brought to
light many facts and precedents bearing
directly on the case, which were a sur
prise to both sides, and strongly sup
ported Du Pont'fi' right to his seat in tho
Senate. His presentation of all these
was very happy, and greatly enhanced
his reputation for ability.
That great Mugwump and Apostle of
Free Trade, David A. Wells, advocates
lettiug Great Britain take Hawaii. To
become a Mugwump it seems necessary
that a man shall purge his system of tho
last vestige of Americanism.
To Subscribers to The
LIFE OF MAJ. WILLIAM McKINLEY.
by john Mcelroy.
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10 of The National
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early career in tho Army, entrance into the
War of the Rebellion, his grand achievements
at Mill Springs, Stone llxver, Chickamauga,
on the Atlanta Campaign, and his crowning
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stroyed the rebel army opposed to him.
The booklet contains 32 large pages, and
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Address THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE,
1729 New York avenne,
Washington, J. C.
. . . .
Sivrakee Reed ha3 only himself to
blame for the unexpectedly weak show
ing that he has made in the Presidential
race. One year ago ln3 splendid ag
gressiveness, his readiness to take instant
advantage of every opportunity to ad
vance the interestsof Republicanism, and
the principles that millions had closely
at heart made him the idol of Republi
cans everywhere, and Im name was in
everybody's mouth. But in becoming a
Presidential candidate he seemed to lose
all the qualities which had endeared
him to the people. He became cau
tious, conservative even timid, it
seemed. Xn short, he ceased to be
Reed, and the people who had once
gone enthusiastic over him lost their
interest in him.
SERVICE ' PENSION,
Work Being Bone Everywhere in lis
TOSTS UJTANI3IOU3LY DOKSINQ.
Since our last issue we have received re
ports from the following Posts of their
unanimous indorsement of The National
TiunuKE's Service Pension Bill:
Hill Po3t, 159, Department of Michigan,
Middleville-j "SV"m McConnell, Commander j
D wight Johnson, Adjutant.
Lcvr Wallace Post, 50, Department of Ne
braska, Habbell ; A.J. Miller, Commander;
31. C. Smith, Adjutant.
John A. Logan Posty 13, Department of
Idaho, Saluhria; E. N.Elton, Commauder;
3Iulligan Post, Department of Colorado
nnd Wyoming, Springfield, Colo.; S. "W.
Cole, Commander; Jamea O. Vanarsdol, Ad-
Maj. Henry Post, 230, Department of In
diana, Pendleton: W. If. II. Benefiel, Cotn-
mander; George H. Price, Adjutant.
Gregg Post, 03, Department of Pennsyl
vania, Bellefonte; F. Peebles Green, Com
mander; A. V. mitb, Adjutant.
Col. Harper Post, 12G. Department of Cali
fornia and Nevada, Arroyo Grande, Cal. ;
Charles Putnam, Adjutant.
Richmond Post, 524, Department of New
York, Port Richmond; David Strothers,
Commander; James Mullin, Adjntant.
Hugo Wangelifl Post, 583, Department of
Illinois, Lebanon; A. C. Stafford, Com
mander; C. J. Sewell, Adjutant.
J. IJ. Steedman Po3t, 21, Department of
Washington and Alaska, New Whatcom,
Wash. ; J. P. Lewis, Commander; J. C. Mns
W. J. Laudrara Post, 58, Department, of
Kentucky; George II. McKiuney, Com
mauder. E. O. C. Ord Po3t, Department of Cali
fornia and Nevada, Los Gatos, Cal.; Henry
Carrel, Commander; C. W. Keifer, Adju
tant R. P. Carne3 Pest, 374, Department of
Missouri, Dnulop; C. D. Hodkins, Com
mander; S. A. Hartley, Adjutant.
J. IT. Danseur Post, 104, Department of
Indiana, La Grange; J. J Cookingham,
Commauder; E. 31. Hutchinson, Adjutant.
Bernard Cause Post, 34, Department of
Pennsylvania, Avoudale; D. 3IcCarni, Com
mander; William Foote, Adjutant.
Grant Post, 18, Department of Virginia
and North Carolina, Eastvtlle, Vn.; P. IL
Fitchett, Commauder; George Sisco, Adju
tant. S. C. Nelson Jost. 251, Department of
Illinois, Wapella; H. 3f. Morris, Com-
l mnnder; W. A. Hickman, Adjutant.
T. Lyle Dickey Post, 105, Department of
Illinois, Pontiac; Charles L. Bigelow, Adju
tant. Galpin Post, 19. Department of New
York, Little Falls; D. C. Bangs, Com
mauder; E. J.Wentz, Adjutant.
Gen. John Sedgwick Post, 37, Depart- I
nient of Pennsylvania, York; Herman
Sauppe, Commander; T. IL Hendriekson,
Adutant; William H. Schwartz, A. W.
Moore, and Joseph W. Suave, Committee.
The sleek, placid London Couri Jour
nal describes the present condition of
European politics its " fidgetty." " Fidg
etty" is very good. It take3 a place
alongside of Naaby's description of the
rebellion aa air " onpleasautniss."
Some time ago the soldier-haling
papers wero fond of making compari
sons of the pension expenditures of this
country with those of European Nations.
So far we have not noticed any of them
making comparisons of the way our pub
lic debt has been increased in a period
of profound poaco, with similar perform
ances in Europe.
Dear me, bow often shall I bo compelled to
rope.it to my friends Shakspere's question :
" What's in a narao?" Lucky Davis liasjanft
been sentenced by tho Federal court at For
Smith, Ark,, to bo banged July 1.
Man's responsibility for woman does not
seem to bo diminishing at all in proportion to
her assumption of entire responsibility for bor
self. A Minnesota court has just held tho com
mon.law rulo which balds a husband liable
in damages for slanderous words uttored by his
wife, although in his absonco, to bo still in
force, notwithstanding tho modern statutes ro
tating to married women.
SAME IN FRANCE AS XX WASHINGTON
Translation from a Paris paper :
Sceno: Out3ide-tho Chamber of Deputies.
Little Marie Who are all theso men walking
about ontsido hero, father?
"Those, ray dear child, aro tho mombors of
tho Chamber o Deputies."
"Aro theso all tho tnombors thoro aro? "
' No. there J3 ouo moro."
Whorois he, fathor?"
Inside, my dear, niakinjj a spaec
Tho lanjh was decidedly on a delegation of
50 Chicago women, who wero delegates to tho
recent Illinois Republican Convention, ba6
took, tho wronc train, and did not roack
Springfield in time to participato.
Tho English Temperance movement baa
taken, a queer turn. It is found that tho
Quean's household spent last year over .$10,000
for beer, and $30,QGO for light winc3, and tha
ardent Temperance reformers think tbat Par
liament should make- an investigation.
Past Sen tor Vfco Commander-in-Chief IT. 1L
Duffield, of Detroit, 13 spoken of a3 probabla
Attorney-General nnder President McKinley.
Gen. John C. Black's address on Grant, aS
the great celebration of tho Commander's birth
day at Galena,. III., was printed in full in tha
Chicago papers,and everywhere praised in tha
highest terms. It was a splendid effort, ia
which Geu. Black excelled even himself.
It wa3 Gen. John A. McNnlta who helped
most effectually to marshal the McKinley
forces for tho decisivo victory in Illinois.
Representative Jotbro A. Hatch, of tho 10th
District of Indiana, who served through tha
war a3 Surgeon of the 36th III., ha3 been com
pelled to decline re-nominatiou for Congress, on.
account of warinjurie3 a painful aflection of
the knee which will pro von t him making a
canvass. Ho was elected to this Congress a3 a
Republican, receiving 20,853 votes, against 15
023 votes for Zimmerman, Democrat j 99'
votes for Hauson, Prohibitionist; and 2,89a
votes for Hathorn, Populist.
Veterans or. the Country's Grandest Array
"Who Have Ausirorc-d tha XatCII.
Dncoy. At Schuylerville, N.Y., Arril 27.
Eobcrc Dixon, Co. E, 17Cth N. Y agetl 69.
Comrade Dixon was Chaplain of Frank Norton
Post, 116, and was-buried with military honors.
BcacKWell. At Collyor, Kan., April II. G.
W. Blackwell, Co. D, 8th Iowa, aged 53. The
funeral services wero under the auspices of
Collyer Post, 107. A widow and. 10 children
Reynolds. AtJSafabrfa, Idaho, April 21,
Wm. F. Reynolds, Second Lieutenant, Co. F,
23d Mo. Comrade Reynolds was captured at
Shiloh, nnd remained a prisoner of war for
aboat six months. On being exchanged he re
turned to his company and regimeut.and served
faithfully until tho close of the war. At tha
titneof hisdeath hewaaacomradeof theG.A.B.
Post of Baker City, Ore. He was buried with
G.A.R. honor3 by John A. Logan Po3t, 15, De
partment of Idaho, Salubria.
Brcce. At Winchester, Ind., April 16, of
heart failure. Dr. Gcorgo W. BruceV Assistant
Surgoon, 8th Ind. and lat Ind. Cav., and Sur
gcon, 142d Ind., aged 74.
Wnirrsc At Canfsteo. N. Y April 2, Cbas.
Whiting, Co. H, 161st N. Y., aged 62. Deceased
wa3 a member of Abram AIlou Post, 191. A
widow aud two children survive him.
Baukaclough. At Mouto Visfa.CoIo.yApriI
17, Francis Barraclough, Co. G, 3d U. S., aged
Tope. At Eacine.Wis., April 7, of heart dis-
I ease, John B. Tope, Co. G, 7-Ith Ohio, and Cap
tain, co. iv, lytn leun.uav., ageu do. Harvey
Post, 17, of which he was a member had. charga
of tho funeral services.
DwYEn. At New York City, N. Y., 3farch
29, of pneumonia,. H. Malcolm Dwyer, Qoarter-master-Sergeant,
6th Pa., and First Lieutenant
in the 191st Pa. V.R. C. Comrado Dwyer held
a number of staff positions during his service.
Meltix. At Caldwell, Idaho, April 16r Ed
niond Melvin, Co. G, 49th III., aged 53. Com
rado Melviu enlisted in November, 1861, and
served as Corporal until January, 13u4. He
theu re-culisted in tbo samo regiment and
served until the close of tho war. Ho was an
honored member of Hugh Wilson Post, 21. A
widow and six children survivo him.
MAKQUtLLBT. At Ciovelaud, O., March 9,
Capt. David Marquillet, Co. H, l3t W.Va. Cav.,
aged 62. The comrada was a member in good
standing of Given Post, Wooster, O.
Smith. At Shiner, III., April 22. John
Smith, Co. H, 125th III., aged 60. Comrade
Smith was an honored member of Sidney Post,
317. He leaves a widow and three young chil
dren. JonxsoN. At St. Petersburg, Fla., April 7,
Stephen H. Johnson, Co. A, 6th Tenn. Do
ceased was a member of Kit Carson Post, 26.
Kiuk. At Halsey Valley, N. Y., April 20, of
disease contracted in the service, CharlosKirk,
Co. C, 109th N. Y., aged 66 Ho was a mombex
of Ifagmiorno Post, 505.
Story. At Fairfnx, Vfc, April 16, of chronia
diarrhea. Alburn Mears Story, Co. B, 3d Vt.f
aged 65. Deceased was a charter member of
Gen. I. B. Richardson Post, 92; was a Past
Commander, and was Surgeon of tho Po3fc at
the timo of his death. He was buried by tho
Post. Ho loaves a widow and children.
Kaxd.vlt.. At Slcepv Eye. Minn.. April 19,
of Bright' disease, P. Randall, Co. D, 1st Wis.,
aged 76. Tho comrade was a chartor momber
of Green Post, and for a number or year3 had
held the oilico of Chaplain. A widow survives
Va.v Wsy. At PaTmyra. Mich., April 19,
Linus Van Woy, Co- E, ISth Mich., aged G6.
Ho wa3 a member of Corbctt Post. 360.
Wood. At Palmyra, Mich., April 20, Laban
B. Wood. Co. E, ISth Mich., ased 54. Deceased
was a member of Corbett Post, 360.
Scarlett. At Hamilton, Canada, Anr. 20,
1S95, David Scarlett, alias Robert Sloan. Co. L,
13th N. Y. Cav., aged 47. Comrade Scarlett
was never well aftor lie left the service. V. W.
Cook Post, 472, Department of New York, of
which he was a member, passed resolutions on
his death. A widow survives him.
Storey. At Louisville, Ky.. April 20. of
heart disease, Reuben Storey, Second Assistant
Engineer on Lexington, aged 66. Comrade
Storey was born in England, but romoved to
this couutry with his parents when a boy. flhr
funeral was attended by tho G.A.R., Union
League, Odd Fellows, and Masons, of which
Orders ho was a member. Ho was buried la
his G.A.R. suit, as was his request: with Ma
sonic apron, Odd" Follows' pin, G.A.E. button,
and Union Veteran Legion button. Tho flag
of Whittaker Post aud tho Union Jack w
wrapped around bin.