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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1883.
-8- m QW GROWING COUNTRY? Ifs Industrial, Commercial, Railroad, awl Agricultural Development. FINANCE AND TRADE. Latest Reports from Leading Business Centres.- The bill introduced in the House by Mr. An derson, of Kansas, to create a postal telegraph of tlie United Slates, "provides that the Gov ernment shall issue bonds to the amount of $3,000,000. redeemable in twenty years and pay able in thirty years, and that at the expiration of ten rears there shall be sot aside from tho earnings of the telegraph $300,000 to form a sinking fund for the payment of the bonds." Tho bill provides that there shall be a uniform rate of twenty-live cents per message 01 ieu j words or less.'and twenty-live cents for every j additional ten words. It contemplates that there shall be a telegraph postal omce :u every poslofiice where there is a carrier system, and that there may be one at any ollico where tho postmaster can give a sufficient bond to cover any amount which the office may fall short of meeting the expenses incurred on account of the telegraph. The telegraph lino contem plated in the bill is to run from Portland, Jilahie, to Topeka, Kansas, with branches to all principal cities between those points. Tho pro vision allowing smaller post offices to have the telegraph postal service on tho condition that what each office lacks of paying expenses shall be secured by a bond given by the postmaster, applies onlv to offices near the lines provided for. The control of the postal telegraph line is to bo under an officer of the Postoffice De partment, to le known as the supervisor of tho postal telegraph. There is good reason to believe that the pres ent unsatisfactory condition of business is due to long credits and orerstanding. During the past rear there were 6,73$ business failures, with aggregate liabilities of $101,517,501. during the vcar.As there were only '1,735 failures, witlf liabilities of $05,752,000, during the year 3SS0, the remarkable increase in the short space of two years is at once seen to be out of all pro portion to the increase in the volume of busi ness. A comparative statement of failures and liabilities for tho twenty-six years extending from 1S57 to 1FS2 shows that several times dur ing that period the tide of business disaster has risen vcrv much higher than at present. In 3S57 the liabilities aggregated $201,750,000; in 3SG1, $207,210,000; in lS7o, $22-.4!W,000, and in 1S7B, $234,3s3.132. But these were all periods of exceptional business depression. The general panic in 1657, the beginning of the war in lcGl, the overtrading and over-railroad building of 1S73, and the rush of insolvents to get through bankruptcy in 1S76, before the termination of the' bankrupt law, account in a perfectly natural way for tho exceptionally great num ber of failures in the years above mentioned. A purchaser of land in California always Btands a chance of finding it turn out to be gold bearing, orlo possess stores of quicksilver, cop per, or other hidden mineral wealth. One of these surprises has befallen Dr. E. T. Bumette, of Oakland, who bought a hill near Los Gatos, about sixty miles below San Francisco, for use as a pasture ground. It was necessary to dig, in order to deepen a well, and a large number of blocks that looked like ordinary stones were taken out and thrown on one side in heaps. Some of these stones, being afterward used to build a fire upon for cooking purposes, were found to be highly combustible, burning rap idly with a bluish flame. Further examination Ehowed that they were simply solid' blocks of sulphur, and that tho whole hill is substan tially an immense mass of this mineral. With Bulphur selling at $20 a ton, Mr.liurnette's pur-., chase has turned out to be a greater mass of treasure than many gold mines. The annual meeting of tho Reading Railroad stockholders was held in Philadelphia on Mon day. Franklin B. Gowen was re-elected presi dent and the old board of directors continued. President Gowen read his annual report. It states that the sum of $7,605,-1 91.30 has been paid in cash on the deferred income bonds, of which $0,643,505 was paid in England, and the remainder in America. The plan of financial reorganization was discussed. The receivers during tho three years of their control have expended $5,41S,179.16 in new equipment and other expenses. In order to terminate tho re ceivership, an attempt has been made to nego tiate $13,000,000 of the 5 per cent, consols, only $730,000 of which have been sold. Judge Mc Keuna, of the United States Circuit Court, will return to the city next Monday, and an appli cation will probably be made for a dissolution of the Reading Railroad receivership. A Philadelphia dispatch says: It is estimated that at least 10.000 looms and probably 200,000 spindles are idle in tho cotton and woolen mills of this city in consequence of continued de pression in the trade. At tho usual rate of running these machines this means a total loss of work for between 5,000 and G.000 operatives, while leu times as many are working at re duced wages and shortened time. A leading ;nill owner said to-day as a reason for all this that everybody who could atford to do so was closing down. Mills were stopped because they did not pay, and this would continue until the price of labor decreased or that of products ad vanced. Some of the mill owners think that Southern cotton mills are competing,and others that the unsettled condition of the tarilf ques tion is working harm. All of them expect tho depression to wear oil' in a short time. Philadelphia has a co-operative store with a present capital of $30,650 and real estate worth $20,000. It pays an annual dividend to its shareholders of six per cent., and returns quar terly to customers from four to nine per cent, on their purchases. Tho manager says that the whole secret of success in co operation is to start on a small Ecalo and extend tho business slowly. To this rule he attributes the success of the venture. It "wa begun eight years ago by several men who worked in a factory and thought it would be a good idea to v.lnapcn provisions by buving in lots and then divijn:. They formed 'a little society, and kept their stock in a room of a member's residence. Xesfcthey hired a small Store, and from that tho business has grown to annual sales aggregating $250,000. Tho Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad Company was chartered at tho State depart ment at Ilarrisburg, Pa., on Monday. The lino of tho road will run from a point on the bound ary line between Delaware and Pennsylvania, in Upper Chester township, Delaware county) Pa., to the city of Philadelphia, a distance of 21 miles. The capital slock is $1,200,000. The directors are Thomas M. King, Allegheny City; Holm M. Cleave, Pittsburg; Harry S.Burgesser' Pittsburg; Robert Garrett, John W. Davis, John K. Cowen, Baltimore, and Wm. S. Bisstll, Allegheny City. The president is James IJ. Washington, of Allegheny City. The principal office is in Philadelphia. This is the Pennsyl vania division of the Baltimore and Ohio lino between Philadelphia and Baltimore. A corps of engineers is now engaged in surveying tho Maryland division. The Portland Ore gonian says : A log cut on the Skagit last week measured nine feet across at the stump. The first cut was over twenty four feet in length and measured eighty-four inches; the next log, thirty-two feet and seventy-six inches at tho to), and the third log was thirty-six feet long and measured sixty three inches. Ninety-two feet of saw-logs were cut from the tree, the average diameter being seventy-four inches. This tree would probably scale about 12,000 feet. During the past year there were built at the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, 503 locomotives, and of this number 120, or moro than one-fifth, were for foreign countries, prin cipally for Brazil, Central America, Cuba, Chili, Australia, and the Sandwich Islands. These works have nearly completed their order from the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for 60 locomotives, and are about putting in hand work on a lot of 30 engines for the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company. A Pittsburg puddler, named Adams, baa in vented a furnace which will mark a great change in the labor of puddling, beside making it possible for wrought-irou to be produced at B4f I a3ess cost than ordinary pig. 'Ihc composition of the hearth of this furnaco constitutes its chief foaturo. and the reducing gases in passing through this substance assume the properties which rapidly and perfectly deoxydize the metal above. Ordinary ores in this furnace arc rap idly converted into iron containing not over seventy-five one thousandth of one per cent, of phosphorus. A Chicago dispatch, dated .Tan. Sth, says: A corner in corn is said to be developing here and the rapid rise of 7 cents last week in January options gives color to the story. It is stated that Truman 15. Handy, who successfully ran the former deal, has associated with him sev eral heavy New York capitalists and heads tho scheme. It is supposed to be tho plan of tho clique to buy all the January and February corn ofl'cred. One broker bought over S00,000 bushels on Saturday. B. H. Campbell, representing a syndicate of Chicago capitalists, is negotiating with the Sec retary of the Interior for tho lease of a tract of land thirty miles square, embracing about 2.-100.000 acres in the Indian Territory, belong ing to tho Cherokeo and Cheyenne Indians. The company purposes using tho land for graz ing cattle. They oiler $r0,0fK) per annum rental for tho land, and the Indians are represented as being anxious to enter into the arrangements. The total profit of the Heading Kailroad for the year ending November ."0, 18S2, was $11, 0.")9.2."S; total charges, including debt balance, renewal fund. State tax on capital stock, rent als, and full interest on all obligations, except bonds of the Coal and Iron Company owned by the Kailroad Company, $10,17(W!7, leaving a surplus of $SS2.9 11. as acninst $183,230 for tho year ending November 30, 1SS1. The woolen and other mills along tho Penob scot river have been compelled to commence running on half time for lack of water. Tho operatives are making barely enough to pay their board, and the mill owners aro losing money, not being able to fill their orders. Such a droiignt has never been equaled in Maine, even in summer, and the mills never closed be fore for want of water in winter. A contract has been signed between General Barrios, of Guatemala, and General Ulysses S. Grant, President of the Mexican Southern Kail road Company, under which, in returns for certain concessions, this company undertakes to build 250 miles of railroad in Guatemala within two years after the Mexican Southern line readies the Guatemalan frontier. At Pittsburg, Pa., a convention is shortly to be held to eil'ect a general organization of the bituminous coal miners of tho United States. The call has not yet been issued, but will be in a few days. Theidea is to get the 170,000 min ers in tho United States under one head for mutual protect ion and the prevention of strikes. Each Stato will have its separate organization. Chicago statistics for 1RS2 show that the cat tle receipts wero 8,000,000 head, valued at $200,000,000. The wholesale trade of tho city amounting to $-135,000,000, and tho manufac turing to $311,000,000; tho total grand aggre gate business of the citv for the year reached the sum of $1,015,000,000. Tho New York Silk Exchange has been pre sented, through the Japanese Consul, with a case containing several millions of silk-worm eggs, and will distributo them frco to Ameri can silk culturists. Tho Bricklayers' National Union, composed of delegates from local unions throughout tho United States, began its seventeenth annual convention at Providence, K. I., Monday. There were 257 failures in tho United States reported to B radslrcrt's Journal the past week; 15 moro than the preceding week, and 103 more than the corresponding week last year. THE STOCK MARKET. HctIcw of tho Week In Wall Street and Closing Prices. Special to The National Tribune. New York, Jan. 10. The market during tho morning hours was dull and weak, being affected by one or two unconfirmed rumors not calculated to produce buying. The Bull party succeeded, however, in keeping prices more or less steady and resisted anything like a serious decline. In consequenco of this, the amount of business done has been of a 4lin)ited character and confined almost entirely? the room trad ers, who succeeded in squeezing out their" daily eighths between orders to buy and sell fur nished by the Bulls. Towards the close there was a partially unsuccessfull attempt to strengthen prices which only resulted in re storing the figures of the morning. Outside of this there is nothing to note, tho public being still absent. Money 5 per cent. CLOSING QUOTATIONS. Reported for The National. Tiubune by IT. IT. Dodge, No. 539 Fifteenth Street.Wushington, D.C. Closing. niRU't Lowest Kid. Asked. Al. & T. H Wi'i it f.0'.' ohi hV,i Ml' 33' 24J.' 130 7U Si 1 28 lo;; is?; M.i 40,' 'Wi' it li 77 l 33; mi 1121 f4?l 103a' 1!) 1(0 m 70l.f 12W.J "' 4'J Wt YJ&H s 32!i 25 41?J 01 U 1 til (MWIHIMtKIHHMIIM Can. Sou Or? Cm. l'ac. Ches. & Ohio ... " m nref. I'd pref. Chic. t Alt C. IJ. it Q C. S. L. it No . ... v. v Kjt . ! t. Vs. CC i. ! vv! I 'v'ti l.. Del. & I ud. ........... ....., I). I. &. ....H........... .... )en. it It. G '" iiref".V.V.V."7.V.V.V".'. " f -Ms II. t St. Jo " pref ... ... Jloiist fc Texas. 1 1 J . i III. ! I. 15. AW Lake K. it W Lake Shore Lou. it Nash Mil li. Cent , i I JV . It i.atlHittl Io. Pac .. JIdI). A Ohio N. V. EIv Nash. t Chat- .... N. J. Cent N. Y. Cent Norf. & West " pref........... North l'ac Northwest . ........... Ohio ConL.. ....... ............. , Ohio i'c Miss. .............. ..., ( iregou Trans .. ..... Out. .t West .... .. J'ac. Mai! ... 1'eo. D. it E Koch, .t Pitts Keadiiii.' ..... 24'-., 137 122!i fcl fe3 4,'i 29 10:) 127 4ij; 4U,'i ..... 4", 1 lVl?4' 31 Wi 11"' 65 ili Wi ifwj; 1W2 105 ;o. 7oJi 120,Ji ""w"i 4'.'i 8(i 131 Wi 31 KVi 202' 42 27 '"Si 12 tt 63 100 10i 122 f2,'. lll.'s 4'A 10.'S'2 35!.' cy.' 144 14) 33 31 &!. mi mm wm .M 31i 113 .15 103 50'4 l!Wa "4iT" so 1337 LK ml 'A 133Ji 41 4Ui 213.' 21 r,- 120J 55'J 121' ni'i r 'Ji lo-Vi 121 fi2.'' lit 'a 40'u KM?; 35 r.v-i bl i.ii ji sm;& bu L. its I.. ....-...... ..... " pref. 1st prer. St. Paul .. ' pref. ........, St 1. it Omaha ..... pref...... Texas Pac t'nloi) Pac Wiib. Pac ... " . pref....... ..-.. . West Union........ ... 105 103J 52 112 Mi 103', Wi 62 52 1 1 H 8 ; 103 3i! 64.'4' fcl?.' OUR COMMERCIAL REPORT. State of the 3IarkeLs at Leading Trade Centres Kast and West. Nnw Yoihi, Jan. 10. Cotton is steady at lo'ios-lfic. Southern Hour Jinn and fairly active. Wheat opened VaJ.c. lower, recovered and advanced ?l(aU:, cloiin;; at atiille below the hi'litht; moderate export and lirisk H:-cul:itiJii ." No. 2 led Certilicati-s it II'-nj 1 12'4, Janu ary SI lK'tl 12. February SI 12V..1 13',. und Maicli 1 U,.(ai 10. Hye iuiet and lirm at t.(i(tv7iK-. tor Weelt-rn and 0'.tfi72c. for State. Corn opened .Vv'ae. lower, recov ered and advanced 'jfec, eloMii),' about steady ; mod erate export and fair .speculation; MeamerntM(."-''5l.c., Nil 2 mixed in Elevator i.'i'i(!U)V-. January 0,N'af.aiijc, Eebruary fAli(a.(T,',Jc, and May iil'4('i0i;c. Oats' .'jf" 'e. lower and more uethe, chimin;: nmre faleadv; mixed V ext ern 4tfgH7c.,and white do. -iU'K'M: Coll'ee is lirm and higher for spot, Itio cargoes i;(a,j,.tc for ordinary to prime, options ?. S5 Mireli, ;0fi0 o.i May. itciined Jjni,'ar.i o,uiet and fcteady. Petroleuni unsettled, United tti',c Tallow aetlveatxi llrm,K(o.c. for prime city. Porkouiet and held tnmewliat tinner ; mess ;ife 6u for npot, Jls 20'n la 30 Januiry. 518 J&ajis sft Eebnmry. Lard is quite active and (i10 points higher, closing with a slight re action; prime Kteam ?10 ni(&20 S7'a spot, io 77dz.lu 12 January, ?lotJ210!W February, rreljiht-j to Liverpool dull; Cotton per steamer (jo-lCd., Wheat 'UHlt'thd. CiltCAOO, Jan. 10. Wheat unsettlcI but Renerally Ijiher; regular tt770r9.wc. January, 0-c. February, I'ji'.c. arch. slo5'Ji May : No. 2 icd .Winter Wc.iiin! V . hlj.'! il SpriuK U7(u.i'jc. Corn active aiid higher ulM.dic. c:ish, 63c. Match. &r'fif,4c. May. OuLs unsettled and renerauy lower at .ic. aif n, k:. J,ebruury,37?(lfi4c. March. Hulk Muutb in good demand ; houldera at 0 60 ehort rib c't, bhort clear ?'J 25. Whiky uteady at ?1 10. At the closing tall Wheat easier; May declined i4('i'4c. Com 54c lower to Jac. higher. Oats c. lower U'.c. higher. Pork and Lard firm. CATTLE MARKETS. Ni:w Yonic, Jan. lo. Peeves Keccipts 900 head. Fresh arrivals were divided among trade slaughterers ami ex porters; no change in the tone of the market. Dressed lleef had moderate sale at etlOc. per lb. Sheep and Lambs Receipt 1,017 head; Sheep hold at 4 75aB 50, and Lambs at ;(u,7 oo per loo lbs. Swine Receipts 2,600; market tinner Jor live hogs at $37J2(at C2a pur 100 lbs. Chicago, Jan. 10. Hogs Receipts 30,000, and ship ments 1,100; market lirm and bri.tt; common to good mixed at OO 25; heavy. f0G 70; light at 5 750 30. fj 10i 10. tiheep Becelpts 3,700, eulinaenta 6W ; murket iu.i. njc oieaiiy 111. use. ijes-eu loa ntglief, llglit S7 2.(7 3U, fair to guod heavy c7 40f?7 6o. Pork active and higher, nt 17 25(iyl7 30 cash, f!7 -1017 42'2 Feli ruary, 17 55ra.l7 67,'i March. Lard htrong uml higher at Mu oo cash. M0 57'.W)10 GO February, and Min;;'.ri.tiiTo i 15(?B2.-c, lower; trade brlMc; medium to good $t 04 CO, and choice to extra $1 OOdtu 35. St. Lot'is, Jan. 10. Cattle Reeelpts S00, and shipments 100; market easier and demand light; exports at 55 60 6 70; cood to choice shipping steers f!75rv50; light do. S4 25m 1 75: good to choice butchers' $3 50(54 50, and blockers and feeders ?3 25(o 1 23. FOREIGN MARKETS. Livrnrooi,, Jan. 10. Cotton Receipts to-day 27,ri00 Iwliv. 22,500 American. Sales s.000 bales. G.soO bale .American. Market dull and easier; middling Uplands fill-Kid., and Orleans .13-ltid. Cotton to arrive opened weak and closed strong. January delivery, Uplands nt V,'fi-5 41-Old.; January and February 0?g(ari :E-tH(& fi 21-32d., February and March Bvj;i."i21-32d., March and April 5 43-iilin.r. H-tVld., April and May 5 23-32j, 49-iWd., Mav and June .". 2.V32(ii.", 40-(l''i)" 13-ltid., June and July 5 27-32(0.. G3-Ua..VJ1d., Jul v and August 5 20-32t." .VJ-iMd., August "and September fi r,3-(ii(a 0 l-32d. Ilreadstuds lirm. Wheat Os. 2d.iu. fid. per cental for California Club white, nnd tw. tM.ro.iis. Id. for red Winter Western ; receipts for three davs 73.00O centals, 2,.'oo American. Corn as. Oil. per cental for new mixed Western, and 7s. for old do. Jiacou 17s. r.d. per cwt. for low; clear middles.nnd 4Ss. for short do. Lard wis. dd. per cwt. for prime Western. Tur pentine Spirits 403. per cwt. I. in. i.f ii iiiiiiiiit::i:t:iiii!iJiii'.iiiii' THE GREAT GERMAN jiiiiinpiuiiiainaiiiinnfiii' REMEDY !!ilii!iillll!lllli!illii;i! ii -....!i!ll: Relieves and cures RHEUMATISM, Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago, BACKACHE. i nmnnn '""I ' : .mill ..i ii. ,i'l!! W .,!li!i. i!,..iii;u;i,!I1 jiii!i.'!;i:ii!;i!n!:i!i;i!i) ;i liij;ii:"""l"iiii!jij;i 1 1 si:n:imraiEin'j !; Hi IIEA DACH E, TOOTH ACHE, I SORE THROAT, QUINSY, SWELLINGS, sritAXNs, Soreness, Cuit, Bruliss, FROSTBITES, IJFKNS. SCAiS, Ni liiilltniipiininrlli;! .0ffli!M ! jljilllmsiinninni!!!' fi! It! ! ii! i II VIMF 1 ' I'lillnlhtoidiillll:! BnniOIl i. And all other bodily aches ana pains. FIFTY CENTS A BOTTLE. 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Congress has Just passed the Bill extending the time for filing claims for Horses and Equipments lost by ofll cera and enlisted men in the military service- of the United 6tate3 for One Year only, and all claims of this class which are not filed in the proper Department within that time will be forever barred, and cannot be received, considered, or audited by any Department of tho Government. Without doubt, no further extension of time will be allowed in which to present theso claims, thousands of which, honest, due, and unpaid, are still outstanding, and have never been prepared or submitted. Immediate action on the p:irt of those interested is im perative if they desire to recover. Address GEORGE E. LEMON, 615 Fifteenth Street, WASHINGTON, D. C. P9BR Wwll MlvJt vao' la ui xi u w . m us -- 1 1nvont!tlvorotui'il f"r tho nbovo ilbouso; by lt u.o tliiiusands of cuius or tlio v Tit hunl nml or long Btnnillng li.ivo be.-n curnl. 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EEFERENCES: Aa this mar reach the hands of somo persons unac quainted with this llouse, we append hereto, as speci mens of the testimony in our possession, copies of letters from several gentlemen of political and military distinc tion, and widely known throughout the United States: House of Representatives, Wasiiinoto:, D. C. March , 1675. From sweral years' acquaintance with Cant. Geokge E. Lemon of this city, we cheerfully commend him us a gentleman of Integrity, and well qualified to attend to the collection of bounty and other claims against the Government. Ills experience in that line gives him superior advantages. W. P. SPP.AGUE. M. C, Fifteenth District o OMa, JAB. D. STKAWBRIDGE, M. C. Thirteenth District aj Pain', House or Representatives, Washington. D. C, March 1, 1878. We, the undersigned, having an acquaintance with Captain Geok'oe E. Lemon for the past few years, and a knowledge of the systematic manner in which he con duets his extensive business, nnd of his reliability for fair and honorable dealing connected therewith, cheerfully commend him to claimants genernllv. A. V. ItlCE, Chairman Committee on Invalid Pensions, Ifouse of Jlept, W. F. SLEMOXH, M. C, Second District of Art, W. P. LYJJDE, M. C. Fourth District of WU. E. W. TOW2CSIIEND, M. C, nineteenth District tflU. Citizens' National Rank, Washington, D. C, Jan. 17, 1879. Captain GEOr.OE E. Lemon, attorney and agent for the collection of war claims at Washington city, Is a thor ough, able, and exceedingly well-informed man of busi ness, of high character, and entirely responsible. I believe that the interests of all having war claims requir ing adjustment cannot be confided to safer hands. JKO. A. J. CRESWELL, President. AayMitom deilrinr information utamrcbuid tag and responsibility will, on request, bo furnUhed with 8ctorefct labia OTmYiclaltjos Congret WORKS A fl III G-EOBG-E E. LEMOS", ATTOENEY-AT-LAW, Office, 615 Fifteenth St., (Citizens' National Baalc,) P. O. Drawer 325. "Washington, D. C. ESTABLISHED 1860. Pensions. If wounded. Injured, or have contracted anv disease, however slight the disability, apply at once. Thousanda entitled. Heirs. Widow, minor children, dependent mothers, fathers, and minor-brothers and slstera, In the order named are. entitled. War of 1812. All surviving officers and soldiers of this war, whether In the Military or Naval service of the United States, who rerved fourteen (14) days; or, if in a battle or skirmish, for a less period, and the widows of such who have not remarried, are entitled to a pension of eight dollars a month. Proof of loyalty la no longer required in thesa claims. Increase of Pensions. Pension laws are more liberal now than formerly, and many are now entitled to a hieherrate than they receive. From and after January, lost. I shall make no charges for my services in claims for increase of pension, whrra no new disability Is alleged, unless successful in procur ing the increase. Restoration to Pension Roll. Pensioners who have been unjustly dropped from the pension roll, or whose names have been stricken there from by reason of failure to draw their pension for a have their i'cuuuui mice jeare, ur oy reason oi re-ennmeat, may pensions renewed by corresponding with thij House Desertion from one regiment or vessel and enlistment In another U not a bar to pension In cases where the wound, diseas, or injury wa3 incurred while in tho service of the United States and in the line of duty. Land Varrants. Survivors of all wars from 1790 to March 5, 1853, and certain heirs, are entitled to one hundred and sixty acres of land, i f not already received. 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