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ja!TiWfe3WWi?'ir ?"'',$!f IIW'1' 'miT1 5 $is?3k
toward Thoroughfare Gap. This is by no means
reliable. Iain clear that one of twocoursossbould
be adopted : ttrat, to concentrate all our available
forces to open communications with Pope; second,
to leave Pope to get out of hisscrapeandatonee use
all onr moans to make the Capital perfectly safe. No
middle coarse -will now answer. Tell am what you
wish me (o do and 1 -will do all in my power to ac
oomplkaiiU I wish to know what my orders sad au
thority are. I ask lor uothirur. but will-obey wlial
cver orders yoa rive. I only ask a prompt decfa
ion that I may at onoe give the seoessary orders.
It will not do to delay longer.
Signed Geo. B. VcClbltax,
A. Ltscour, President
A strange dispatch this, in view of the fact
that for three successive days IfcClellan had
'been almost hourly receiving peremptory or
ders to send Franklin to the rront, aad that he
liad been reporting almost as often that he was j
dofneeo. It tau6t lie borne in mind also that
at the time this telegram was sent, Franklin,
-with 11,000 men; Sumner, with 14,000 men,
and Cos, with 5.090 men. wore all ia and near
Alexandria under McCJelian's direct control,
and that he had positive orders to send them
forward. The sounds of battle were in Las oars
all the time and should of themselves have
furnished him with a reason for harrying them
to the front more imperative than any orders.
As Gen. McCielian had positively stated
again aud opsin that Franklin could not move
to the front because of want of transportation,
St was of course doubly impracticable for the
same reason thst both Franklin and Sumner
should go forward, and the first part of this
proposition to the 'President, therefore, could
not have been made with any purpose of being
carried out. The last of the two suggestions
vie, "to leave Fope to get out of his scrape,"
was therefore the real one. What was the
"scrjpe" that Pope was to be left to get out of?
He had been fir nearly three weeks marching
and fight! ap a! most continuously, for no other
purpose tnau to give time for Gen. MedeUan's
army to assemble at Alexandria and come for
ward to the field to his support. The roar of
battle at the front for three or four successive
days was sounding in Gen. Medellan's ears,
and in answer to it he ed vises that Pope be left
to get out of his "scrape. And was Gen. Pope
alone involved in this scrape so touehingly
alluded to by Geo. McOellan ? Were there not
alfo in this "scrape" thousands of loyal aud
gallant soldiers who had been for weeks fight
ing and marching with ihe ole hope that their
comrades of the Army of the Potomac would
come to their aid, as they had goue forward to
aid thera ? How maay thousands of these gal
lant men lie dead on bloody fields, because they
were left to get out of their scrape " ?
II is pitiful to continue this snbjeet further,
bat perhaps it may be as well to dispose of Mc
QeUas's eqaaily insincere excuses concerning
want of transportation. The following tele
gram of Gen. Halleck very effectually disposes
of them:
Wax IEPjutTxeKT, 1
"HAiii5i,ro Aug. 30, 1SS2. 9:40 a. m. J
I am by no men batihlied with Gen. Franklin's
march of yesterday. Cuasideruur the cirema
SUmcee of itte ce. be was very wrong ia stopping
at Annaitdaie. Moreover I learned last night that
the uaru r master'! Department could have given
Mm plenty of transport Uon rf be had applied for
it any tte since hi arrival at Alexandria. lie
knew the importance of opening eomuraiticatMm
VfHii Gen. pope's army, and should have acted
more pre mi j .
Sigtted H. W. HJuXBCK,
3aj.-Geu. MoClellix, Alexandria.
But in adr i t ion to tb is Gea . McCJellan actually
knew, vrhea ne was asrlgning want of trans
portation as an excuse for not moving Frank
lin, that there was public transportation at his
command, and yet he did not ace it whoa the
fate of a campaign, if not of an army, depended
upon bis doing so.
CtJte'SrjkXAVEXMxnax.hMg, 30,1862. UJOium.
Mj. Cex. Jiioux. jEXEU.AXstt-Cmarz Your
lefegraRi of V a. to. received. Kver since Gea.
Paaakhn recetrvd notice that he was to inarch
from Alexandria he haa been endeavoring to get
transportation fnm tlie Quartermaster at Alexan
dria. tui be h- b-e:. uuuormJy told that there was
none dtopja..
cry Sort hv been made to carry out
your order promptly. The great difficulty foetus
to conet in ti-af-ei Hint the greater pari of trans
tKinnUoti on i:. u-i at Alexandria and Washington
bar ticeti ck-u for current supplies of the Karri
sous. Kuclt i: tin. i.'xitc ut the ca &s represented
tomeby ti'CQau:l' -::,aner. asid it appears to be
tree. 1 take it f..r Anted Una tins has not been
properly explumt-d t on.
Signed j OroEGE B. MoCleixax,
It is clear that be thought or affected to think
that it was better that the army under my
command antra id be defeated, if not destroyed,
than that the garrisons around Alexandria and
Washington should be subjected to the sUgb test
inconvenience! In the midst of all the pre
tended apprehension abeu Franklin's danger
in moving tu the frour, Baukt's wagon-train
erttuiliy pa&uJ l-'rankhu as it came in from the
field w! er TrauKHn was f go. Much of the
news' Frctikltn Pent to McCiellau was prob
ably o1 !ai;td froxu th:s tram, which, it seems,
was able to eotc from the froat with safety
over a road whicn McCleilau was afraid that
Fr&ekiin sfcoal-d venture oa with 11,000 men.
I need not proceed furtber in this sorry re
el til. AH th;. ion-: in ssd about Alexandria
were withheld for four days from the support
of my ar;ay Sgbting Lee's whole force in front
of Oet:ttviilt by ack groundieas and trivial
excuse? us these.
As to the ammunition. Gen. KcCSeHau says
ia his teierm from Fort Monroe of the 21st,
10,52 p, re.: "I have ample supplies of am-
xuuuitiMi for infantry and artiiierv. and will
baveit u? In time. Icassauply auydeficieney
that my cx-st in Gen. Pope's army."' Bat
when OTvkm' :oseud it forward he repliod from
Ak.xudr:a : " 1 kn nothing of the ealiber of
Port's artdkry. Ail I Citi do is to direct my
ord nance oiix-r to load up all the wagons scut
to him." &-ut by whom? It need not he said
that he could easily Lave found out from the
Ordnance Uepsruneet what artillery I bad.
This iiamaion of whit Gen. HeCleHan did
is nuce-r''y uucL abnJged, but it is practi
caliy ins own tory, and if it couurnn she state
ttu.t it; Ln report thai "after ray arrival at
Alt anu.-iu I Icit nothing In toy power nudone
to forWdio r .uforfeaaiiits and supplies to
Gci:. I'ujie,' thre inotaore to be said, except,"
pcruap. t.at it trn were reaiiy all heeoulddo,
it it veiy unrrtuuate, is every view, taataomo
one else iind not been changed with tbk work.
Da-;ug t huw tbrw cayt, 27th, 28th tmd 29th
of Au,;u-i p"t by Fsak-ui in marching from
Alexawdr- t Anuaudale isix miles), over a
brud turnpike, unobntracusd by any ebstocle,
Lee ti,an..ef: ha v. hole army, except Jackson's
Corp, fr.--i Wttrkj Bridge, oa Um Bappa
baiiU''k. y me clrcu'tua route of Ha lem and
A faiu i'i&.u?. forced the passage of Thorough
fart a.. ..i.i came a toe field of Grovelon
(s'x-obd L1; lluuyl whi.rc.on the afternoon of
tie 2';th--ttie third day ho fought a severe
batik ail., tin. troois under my command.
1 be die'ruce thus marched by Lee's army, in
the fact f a v.atcbfel enemy, was nearly 40
miles, and on the third day of tb mate he
fought also a severe baUle at Greveton.
The moMietits of Lee's large army and of
Frankhi.'& Ccrps during the aame three days
of August. Inj, present a oontrast so violent
as to requite no oommest whatever.
What urcess could be '.xpected over an act
ive cnetcy with any help likely to be given
by ao tardy aud reluctant a friend is not easy to
Tb dF;iatcbes of Gen. Porter from tint field
duntig tite rame three days are essential to a
suC.ck ut u..'Jcrst&ndisg of the feeling which
obtained s::-uz certain of the highest oflieers
ot the Ant.y ot t'tt Potomac, and which led to
cenfetourncea well-nigh ft. la! to the cause of the
Government, It is with reluctance that I intro
enct i.icfe tclcgriins frcra a man in the nn
happy zl wou cf Gen. Porter, but it is bard
to we Low :: could be avoi-ied without injustice
to tbuK fa la ring those dreadful days cheer
fully uud g.-jd'y t-xpooed life and limb to the
8U"3, f ' ui. Union army.
Tney rr -a .r.rt of Gen. Po-tcrs record and
an soe.oc r laud uib-rpent transactions j
tai ti.is .j.!jjfk iie toavo.tt presenting them
iu mis pa:-:, li
It ha beta aseucd that tbey
Je'rms. uo". intended to luinh.
were p:iv .'
libd o- Lit .any used, and it is easy to believe I
iat vour .aaor. coo&tderiug their contents,
buwuju Buic veeu very reluctant taet
ahould be br':git to light.
A6 tuev , uc communicated at once to the
President, by the officer to whom thoy wet
sent, their privacy, if there were privacy in
each a matur, was violated almost at the mo
ment of their itMie.
They were as lollows, yix
Fbox Wasrttos Jcxcriov, Tt
Qvx. Bccksidk. FauiorTB, a.: I send you the
last order frou. Oen. Pope, which indioalog the fu-
tre ae well a the trewt. Wagons are nrtfute
along rapki ' y m -. he rear as If a mighty power waZ
propelling ii.i,. I see no vausc of alarm, tnough
T.J". du)-. is ii iI;Iowe;i is woring to Gaine
rtiie, Wie n.t.t.1 no,, lh. xhc hater got to Buck
land biidtc . ie to put out th Crc and kic
the enemy, who ia pursuing his route unmolosted
to the Shenandoah or Loudoun County. The forces
are Longstreet's. A. P. Hill's. Jackson's, Whiting's,
EweH's and Anderson' (late Iiuger's) Divisions.
Longstroet is said by a deserter to be very strong.
They have much artillery and long wagon-trains.
The raid on the railroad was near to Oednr Run,
and made by a regimcut of infantry, two squad
rons of cavalry and a section of nrtillery. The
place whs guarded bj' nearly three regiments of in
lantry and some cavalry. They routed the guard,
captured a train and many men, destroyed the
bridge, and retired leisurely down the roads to
wards Manassas. It can easily be repaired. No
troops are. coming up, except new troops, that I
can hear of. Slurp's is herewith two regiments;
four were cut off by the raid. The positions of the
troops are given in this order. 2Co enemy in our
original front. A letter of Gen. Lee's, seized when
Stuart's Assistant Adjutant-General was captured,
directs Stuart to leave a squadron only to watoh in
front of Hanover Junction, etc. Everything has
these troops and our, but I suppose thoy were
luoveuuunortu. liounu a vast uinercucc between
new, as to-day they burned their clothes, etc.,
when there was not the least cause. I hear thm
they are much demoralized, and needed some good
trooiMS io pi-e them heart and, I think, head. Wc
are marching; now to get behind Bull Jtun, and I
presume will be there in a few days, if strategy
don't use us up. The strategy is maginlieetit, anil
tactics in the inverse propoitiou. 1 would like
some of my ambulances. I would like also to be
ordered to return to Fredeiicksburg, to push to
ward Hanover, or, with a larger force, to push to
ward Orange Courthouse. I wish Sumner was at
Washington, aud up near the Mouocacy, with Kood
batteries. I do not doubt the enemy have a large
amount of supplies provided for them, and I be
lieve they have n contempt for the Army of Vir
ginia. I wish niyslf away from it, with all our
old Army of Jhe Potomac, and ho do our compan
ions. I was informed to-day by the best authority
that, iu opposition to Gen. Pofes views, this army
was pushed out to save the Army of the Potomac,
an army tbot could take care of itself. Pope says
we kiiK binoe wanted to ;o behind the Occoqunn.
I am hi rrcat need of ambulances, and the oflieers
need medicines, which, for want of transportation,
were left behind. I hear many of thcMckof my
corps ore in houses on the road very sick, 1 think.
There is no fear of an enemy crossing the Rappa
hannock. The cavalry are all in the advance of
the rebel army. At Kelly's and Harnett's Fords
much property was left, in consequence of the
wiuions going down for grain, etc. If you can
push up tlte grain to-night, please do so, direct to
thin place. There is no jrrain here or anywhere,
and this army is wretchedly supplied in that line.
Pojie says he never could jjet enoughs Most of this
is private, but if yon can get me away, please do
so. Hake what use of this you choose, so it does
Don't let the alarm here disturb- you. If you
had a good force you could go to Richmond. A
force should at once lie pushed on to Manassas to
open the road. Our provisions aro very short.
Signed J F. J. Poktbk.
"Wahrektost, 27th, p. m.
To Gjht. BckkSide: Morell left his medicine,
auimuiikioti and luggage at Kelly's Ford. Can
you have it hauled to Frederiok&uurg and stored ?
His wagons were all sent to you for grain and
ammunition. I have sent back to you every man
of the 1st and 8th K. Y. O.v.. except what has been
sent to Gainesville. I will get them to you after
a while. Everything here is at sixes and sevens,
and I find I am to take care of myself in every re
spect. Our l.ne of lomtannication has taken care
of itself iu compliance with order. The army lias
not three days' provis-ion. The enemy captured
all Pope's aud other clothing: and from McDowell
tins same, including liquor. So guard accompany
ing the trains, aud buwll ones guard bridges. The
wagons are rolling on, and I shall be here to
morrow. Good night !
(Signed F. J. Potee.
Four Miles fbox Maxassas, 28U, 2 p. m.
Maj.-Gsx. IScwraxis: All that talk about bug
sing Jackson, etc.. was boh. Tiiat enormous Gap,
Manassas, was left open, aud the enemy jumped
through ; and the story of McDowell having out
off LonKstreet hud no good foundation. The enemy
have destroyed all our bridges, burnt trains, etc..
aud made this army rush back to look at its line of
communication, and find us bare of subsistence.
We are far from Alexandria, considering the means
of transportation. The supply irain ot -H) wagons
ie here, hut 1 eau't find them. There is a report
that Jackson i at Qmtervi'le, which you can be
lieve or not. The enemy destroyed an immense
amount of property at Manassas ears and su pplies.
I expect the next thing will be a raid on our rear
by way of Warrcntott by Loiigstrect, who was
Signed F. J. Poetee,
Ehistow. 6 a. m., 29th.
KAJT.-Gior. Bcxksidk: I shall be off iu half an
hour. The ine&eeoger who brought this says the
enemy had been at Centerville, and pickets were
found there last night. Sigel had a severe fight
last night; look man? prfc-otitrs; Banks is at War
renton Junction; McDowell near Gainesville;
Uehitxeluiaii and Reno at GcntervilJe, where they
marched yesterday, mid Pope went to Centerville,
with the last two as a body-guard, at the lime not
knowing where was the enemy, and when Sigol
waa aghiiug within eight miles of him and in sight.
Comruetit is unnecessary. The enormous trams
are ull rolling on, many animals not being watered
for 50 liouru, 1 Hhail bo out of provisions to
morrow night. Your train of 49 wagons cannot
be found. 1 hope Mac's at work, and we fhall soon
be ordered out of this. It would seem, from proper
statement of the enemy, that lie was waudering
around loose, but I expect they know what they
j are doing, which is more than anyone here or
anywbcio knows.
I shall only remark that during the days on
which these despatches were sent ofl Porter
was not at the front at all, cither personally or
with his corps, and that the uuaraiable stories
and Sings which these letters and telegrams
contain were either suggested by his imagina
tion or were picke-1 up from stragglers aud
skulkers from the front.
Ou the west of Porter during all this time
was Banks's Corps at Warrenton Junction. On
the north of him. along the Warrenton pike and
sooth of it at Greenwich, were the corps of
McDowell and Sigel and the divisions of .Rey
nolds, of lieuo, and of Kearny. Whilst on
the cast of him, and betweau him and Manassas
Junction, were the division of Hooker and the
Headquarters of the Army of Virginia. He
was moving slowly along the chord of a semi
circle (the road from Warrenton Junction to
Manassas Junction).
The arc of this semi-circle was occupied by
the rest of the army, the army of the enoray
being ou the outside of it altogether. Our
whole army, therefore, until late on the morn
ing of the 29th, was interposed between Por
ter and any force of the enemy, and he was in
as safe a place during all that time as if he had
been in the grounds of the War Department,
at Washington. His condition of mind, as
evinced in these dispatches, promised very
little toward the active and zealous work ex
pected of every faithful officer under the cir
cumstances which surrounded us, aud little as
it promised the performance was still less.
That his corps fought on the 30th is true, aud
be has made the most of It. But why and how
did it do so? On the night of the 29th,
after bis failure to go into actieu that whole
day, I sent him peremptory orders to march his
corps to the field of battle, and report to me iu
Hjbadqcabtzbs Akxv ov ViacixiA, )
lX TUB FlEUI KEAlt lil'I.L RVX, (
Aug., 1362. fe:50 p.m.)
QsaoBKAX.: Immediately upon receipt of this or
der, the precise hour of receiving whieu you will
acknowledge, yon will march your command to
the field of battle of to-day, and rejtort to me in
person tor order. You arc to understand that you
ate expected to comply strictly with this order, and
to be present ou the held within three hours after
Its reception, or after daybreak to-morrow morn
ing. Btgaed Jxo. Popk,
Major-Gcnoral, Commanding.
KaL-Oen. F. J. Poares.
CStgnedl T. C. II. Smitii,
lieutwitatit-Coloflal and Ald-de-Oiimp.
This order brought him to my presence tlte
next morning, aud I, myself, ordered him into
the action, and watched his movements from a
position ou the ridge in rear of him.
It would necessarily have been fatal to him
personally not to go into battle under such
circumstances, and his fighting on the 30th was
a matter in which his inclination or disin
clination bad no part.
Whatevor credit is given him for his action
on the 30th must be largely qualified by these
The gallant men of his corps who did the
fighting on the 30th would have fought equally
well the day before if tbey had been given tlio
chance to do so. That tbey had not this op
portunity the dajr before is in no sense their
fault, aud it is quite certain that a large num
ber of them were both surprised and disan
pointed that they were not permittod to go into
the action of the 29th.
Franklin arrived at Centerville, eight miles
in the rear of the battlefield of second Bull
Ken, late in the afternoon of the 30th (having
marched 21 miles toward the field of battle in
bur days), too late to be of service in that bat
tle, and he, himself, was iu a condition of mind
which made his presence rather an injury than
a benefit to the army which he was to retn
foroa. ,
It was the knowledge of this feeling and tlio
open exultation of Franklin aud other officers
of rank in his corps over the fact that their
comrades bad been worsted in the battle of tho
day before which induced me to recommend
that the army be drawu back to tho intrenclt
uteuts around Washington, and there thor-
Thfe3 dispatch was presented to tho original
court-martial which tried Ocn. Porter, embodied
in one from Gen. Jtarnsfda to Gen, Ifnlleck, and
was without sbjnatitt-w, as shown by tho record,
but was ouotodaa befog an aafcnowlaUged dispatch
of Gen. Porter's by tho oouo3 for the petitioner
hi his oiieniag before tho Hoard of Army officers
Hi the ease of Pit John Plrla 1678.
oughly reorganized. There did not appear to
mo to bo any hope of success for that army
while such a feeling prevailed among so many
of its higher officers. It was therefore drawn
hack to Washington, and JlcClellnn succeeded
to, or, as ho himself intimates in his official
report, usurped the command of it. Tlio means
by which such a condition was reproduced
should aud probably will find iu time a historian.
Tlio Ji'nmljer of ilio Star;.
Prof. E. S. IToUlcn, in the Century.
The total number of stars one can sec witf
depend very largely upon the clearness of tlio
atmosphoro and fhckoennessof thcoye. There
arc in tho whole celestial sphere about G.OOO
stars visible to an ordinarily good eye. Of
those, however, we can never see inoro than a
fraction at any one time, because a half of tho
sphere is always below tho horizon. If wo
could see a star in the horizon as easily as in
the zenith, a half of tho whole number, or
3.000, would bo visible on any clear night. But
stars near the horizon aro seen tlironuu so
giuubu wucKuess ol acraospnero as groany io
l.lLJ.l -.- -1. , -- ., -L-T
obscure their light, aud only the brigb tost ones
can there bo seen. As a result of tbi3 obscura
tion, it is not likely that more than 2,000 star3
can ever be taken in at a single view by any
ordinary eye. About 2,000 other stars are so
near tho South Polo that thoy never rise in
our latitudes. Hence, out of 6,000 supposed to
be visiblo, only 4,000 ever cocio within tho
range of our vision, unless we make a journey
towards the equator.
As telescopic power is increased wo still find
stars of fainter and fainter light. But the
number cannot go on increasing forever in the
8a mo ratio as with the brighter magnitudes,
because if it did tho whole sky would bo a
blaze of starlight. If telescopes with powers
far oxceediug our present ones were made they
would no doubt show new stars of tho 20th and
21st, etc., magnitudes. But it is highly proba
ble that tho number of such successive orders
of stars would not increase in tho same ratio
as is observed in the eighth, ninth and tenth
magnitudes, for example. The enormous labor
of estimating tho number of stars of such
classes will loug prevent tho accumulation of
statistics on this question; but this much is
certain, that iu special regions of the sky,
which havo been searchingly examined by
various telescopes of successively-increasing
apertures, the number of new stars' found is by
no means iu proportionate thoiucreased instru
mental power. If this is found to bo truo else
where, tho conclusion may be that, after all,
the stellar system can bs experimentally
shown to be of finite extent and to contain only
a finite number of stars. In the wholo sky an
eye of average power will see about 0,000 stars,
as I have just said. With a telescope this
number is greatly increased, and tho most pow
erful telescope of modern times will show moro
than 00,000.000 stars. Of this number not one
out of 100 has ever been cataloged at all. In
all, 311,926 stars, from tho first to tho nino
and a half magnitudes, aro contained in tho
northern sky; or about 000,000 in both hem
ispheres. All of theso can be seen with threo
iucli object glass.
A hi in in Bread.
7P. Hallicii WUUams,in the Gentleman's Magazine
Considerable exaggeration has been perpe
trated in reference to the adulteration of bread
with alum. Tho quantity actually used is
very small, and tho question whether the term
adulteration is fairly applicable to such addi
tion is a debatable one. From tho baker's
point of view it is not an adulteration but an
improvement. He is fairly justified in main
taining that if the alum which bo adds is an
adulteration, so also is the salt and tho. baking
powder which are added to home-baked broad.
According toTomlinson the proportion of alum
commonly used is but two ounces to a sack of
flour, weighing 290 pounds. As one sack of
flour is with water made into 80 four-pound
loaves, the quantity of alum to each pound of
bread is but 1-1G0 of an ounce, or 1-25G0 part.
Oddly enough in this case the baker supposes
himself to bo more guilty than ho really is.
He purchases what is called "stuff," or " rocky,"
in packets, supposing it to be ground alum.
Tomiinsou finds that it consists of three parts
of common salt to ono of alum. Half a pound
of ibis is added to a sack of flour. Tho mode
of action of this minute quantity of alum is a
chemical conundrum not yot answered, but it
actually does improve tho appearance of the
bread. Batch bread made of ordinary flour
without alum has a lumpy fracture when tho
loaves are pulled apart, or the bread otherwise
broken; the alum renders tho fracture inoro
silky. I have recently observed that the batch,
or household, loaves commonly sold in Edin
biirg show a more silky and in flat fracture
than London loaves, aud attribute this to tho
uso of more alum. It may be that the Scotch
bakers prepare their own "rocky," omitting
the common salt. In Belgium and Northern
France sulphate of copper is added to improve
tho appearance of bread ; 1-1500 to 1-3000 part
has a psrceptible effect. It is said that the
base of this and of alum combines with tho
gluten and renders it indisoluble, but this the
ory doos not explain the mystery of the effi
cacy of so small a quantity! Pure flour con
tains alumina. JTr. A. H. Allen, comparing
the results of his own analysis with those of
other chemists, estimates the average quantity
of natural alumina to correspond to about eight
grains of alum in the four-pound loaf, which
nearly corresponds to Tomlinsou's allowanco
for tho bakor.
Oaccn Yictorin'n Lore for Air.
London LelUr.
Quoen Victoria is declared to be highly
pleased with her experiment of uaingan Indian
servant, aud has sent to India for some more
to como and wait in tho royal household.
This may be a good hint for American house
keepers. I have seen Indian servants doing all sorts
of work and showing unlimited patience. An
Indian six feet in hight will devoto himself
with equal calm and perseverance to preparing
a curry or walking up and down to quiet a
peevish while baby. Whether Indian servants
are as satisfied with the Queen as sho is with
them is a question, as her noted fondness for
unlimited fresh air must be rather unpleasant
for them in this climate. In fact, it is very
unpleasant eveu for many of the Queen's Eng
lish attendants.
Many ecclesiastical dignitaries who havo
been honored by an invitation to visit the
Queen have grcaued at being sent for in the
dead of the night in an open carriage, and the
Queen's regular physician intimated recently
that he would have to throw up his post if com
pelled to go about at night in a dog cart. Even
in this weather the Queen thinks nothing of
driving from Windsor to Frogmorc in the morn
ing aud breakfasting under a teut with the
wind blowing in her face. Several of the ladies
in waiting, wlro havo to go about and do the
same, are reported to be suffering from very
severe colds, which is natural.
A font Sold for $11G,S75.
Notes and Queries.
A tooth of Sir Isaac Kewton was sold in 181G
for the sum of $3,050. It was purchased by a
nobleman, who had it set in a ring which he
wore constantly on his finger. The hat worn
by Napoleon Bonaparte at the battle of Eylau
was sold in Paris in 1835 for $100. It was put
up for bale at $100, and there wero 32 bidders.
The coat woni by Charles XII at the battle of
Pultawa, and preserved by one of his officers
and attendants, was sold in 1825 for $110,875.
The two jHMis employed iu signing the Treaty
of Amiens weresold in 1825 for 2,500. A wig
that had belonged to Sterne was sold at public
auction in Loudon for $1,050. Tho prayer-book
used by Charles I when on tho scaffold was sold
in London in 1825 far $525. A waistcoat bo
longing to J. J. Kou33eat was sold for $100, aud
bis metal watch for $100.
A Xovel Entertainment.
Court Journal.
A wealthy English bachelor invited a few
friends to an eveniug party just boforo his
departure abroad. As tho guest cutored tlio re
ception room each received a handsomely-engraved
card with the word "Causerio" at tho
top, and the quotation from "Paradise Lost":
"With thee conversing I forget all time." It
was oxpluinod that 10 subjects had been select
ed for discussion, and 10 couples chosen to do
the work. Instead of spending tho evening in
dancing each gentleman was expected to fill out
his cards with tho names of tho young ladies to
whom he desired to talk. Five minutes were
to be devoted to each topic, and at a signal from
the host there was to bo a general swapping of
partners, aud a complete cliuugo iu the subject.
Consumption Surely Cured.
To the Kditor : Please inform your readers that
1 hare a positive remedy for Consumption, ily its tltnely
use tuousandg of hopules cases nave been permanently
cured. 1 simll be glnd to send two bottles of my romeav
vb.su to any at your readers who have consumption ff
they will send me their Kxpresi and P. O. AUdrok 1k
apecifuliy.T. A. SLOOOM, iL 0., JS1 1'carl SU, K. Y.
Filling AnothvrLongiFelt "tVanr.
"Silver-plated ancestry" will soon bo in
reach of people of ordinary moans. A French
chemist has perfected a process for electroplat
ing bodies after death, life first incloses tho
i body in a skin of copper, which may afterward
be plated with gold or' silver, as the mourning
heirs ma5 desire. It will be a great thing to
bo ablo to cau up one's progenitors in this way,
and a silver-plated grandfather would be a neat
and appropriate hall ornament.
Kot At AH Roman He.
" Tho divinity that doth hedge a King" doos
not seem to be much of a hedge about a Gov
ernor. Last week an anerv farmer snatched a
u,innf ,TO.nrmMnn nnt r n, i,n,i nf H Onv,
" """ .M...u..uUl,uV11,v. . ..
cruor of Indiana, on tho ground that tho melon
had been stolen from him. Tho insulted Gov
ernor did not ordor his " vassals standing near "
to "hall tho churl to the deepest dungeon
'ncath tho
castle moat": nor did ho summon
the headsman, as rulers in romanco would treat
such an offender. lie acted in a very common
place, honest, 19th century manner, in expres
sing his regret that stolen fruit had como into
his possession, and offering to pay for it.
Important to Hns'iauds.
EmmaFelch, of Danvers, Mas?., recently died
of a cancer which proved to bo purely imagi
nary. Husbands of wives who aro afflicted
with ail the ills enumerated in a patent medi
cine almanac may obtain much-needed relief
by using this item with judgment.
Household Medicine.
"Wife of Newly-elected Justico of the Peaco
(preparing to doctor her husband for a cold)
My dear, I seo that "Household Practico" says
that a tablospoonful of salts is a doso for an
ordinary man. But you'ro not an ordinary
man, now, any more.
Husband (swelling himself up) No, indeed;
you mustgivo moat least two tablespoonfuls.
Tho Classics.
Farmer (to book agent) What's this gilt
edged book worth ?
Book Agent That olegantly-bonnfl copy of
Shakspore is worth $5, and it's cheap at that.
Better tako it, sir.
Farmer No, I guess not; I've jost been look
ing over it, and it seems to bo mostly quota
tions stolen from tho papers without any credit.
ot for the Oatcr World to Hear,
f A. Y. Sun.J
Brown Now, Dumley, olo fel (hie), you joss
leave mo hero at corner, an (hie) I'll flu' housh
Dumley I'd better go to the door with you.
Brown No, Dumley, you (hie) sthay here.
W wife meet me at (hie) door; an' man's domes
tic relations sacred, yer' know, vat1 sacred.
From Evoryn-Iiore.
Banana skins and careless persons continuo
to throw each othor on tho pavement. Detroit
In a storm it is safer to bo on dry land: but
during a storm is joafc a timo when tho laud
is not dry. N. 0. Picayune.
Tho best position in which to sleep having
been discussed, it is now askod what is tho
worst position in which to sleep. Wo say,
without hesitation, it is the position of flagman
on a railroad. Son Francisco Alia.
The Peruvian Government has seized all tho
railroads in that country. It is ono thing to
scizo them, however, and another thing to
make them fast. Jjjwdl Cilisen.
Canada fools that since tho Unitod States has
stood treat so long it might have stood tho
treaty. Bingliamton Republican.
Talk is cheap in thi3 world, because the sup
ply is so much larger than the demand. Balti
more American.
Well-earucd Tho fortune of a petroleum
producer. PUtuhnrg OhrpnicU'Telcoraph.
A Detroit factory is building an organ for
the Queen of Portugal. If tho Detroit organ
doesn't play any better than tho Detroit ball
club tho Queen of Portugal will seud it back.
Chicago Times.
Popular Preparation !
Pure, Potent, Powerful ! Pallid PcoplePraise !
Progressive People Purchase! PositivolyPierce's
Pleasant Purgative Pellete, Properly Partaken,
Preserve Physical Powers, Produce Pormanent
Physical Perfection. Purchase, Prove!
Fighting aWoundcl Tiger.
f27ie Dcccan Times.
Tho lucky hero of this ad venture is a District
Superintendent of Police in Berar. Ho is well
remembered in Secunderabad as Superintendent
of tho Cantonment Police before Mr. Crawford.
A son or Colonel Hastings Eraser, one of tho
Frasers of Lovatt, ho has proved his possession
of thafc.nerve aud courage which rise to tho
emergency of danger on which qualities more
than all else the British Empire in India has
been built, and ou which, after all is said, in
tho last resort, it must be still held to rest. To
quote the graphic account of a correspondent,
the escape was about as narrow as man ever
had. Mr. Fraser wa3 told by his Orderly that
a wounded tigor was lying apparently dead on
tho root of a treo. The Orderly having called
him up, ho went to tho spot. Mr. Eraser then
sent the Orderly and another man with his sec
ond gun back, aud knelt down to look. Just
then tho tiger roared, and camo at him from
about 18 feet off. Ho waited until tho tigor
was within five feet of him and fired. As tho
tiger did not drop, ho fired his second shot hur
riedly. Tho first shot had hit exactly in tho
center of the face, but just an inch too low. It
knocked tho tiger's right eyo out, and smash
ed all tho teeth of thatsidoof tho jaw. Tho
second shot struck tho tigor in tho chest, but
too low.
What happened then Mr. Fraser does not ex
actly know, but ho next found himself lying iu
front of the tiger, one claw of tho beast's right
foot being hooked into his left leg, in this way
trying to draw Mr. Fraser toward him; tho
other paw was on his right leg. Mr. Frasor's
chin and coat wero covered with foam from tho
beast's mouth. Ho tried hard to draw himself
out of tho tiger's clutches. Fortuuately tho
beast was not ablo to see him, as Mr. Fraser was
a littlo to ono sido of tlio animal's blind side,
and tho tiger's head wa3 up. Suddonly, sooing
Mr. Frasor's Orderly bolting, ho jumped up
and went for the man, and catching him, ho
killed him on the spot. Mr. Fraser had lost
hat, riflo and all hla cartridges, which had
tumbled out of Ms pocket. Ho jumepd up,
however, and ran to tho man who had his scc
oud gun, and to do so had to go within eight
paces of tho spot where tho tiger was crouching
over his Orderly. Ho heard, in fact, the
crunching of the man's bones, and saw tho tiger
biting the back of tho head. Ho now took tho
gun from his man. Tho latter said that he had
fired both barrels into the tiger one when ho
was crouching over Mr. Eraser, aud tho other
whou ho was over tho prostrate body of tho
Orderly. The man had fired well aud true, but
just too far back in his auxiety not to hit the
mon ho would havo sayed instead of tho tiger.
When afterward asked if ho was not afraid to
hit the Sahib, " I was, very much afraid in
deed," ho replied, "but dil raazbut karko
Gagaya: I nerved myself for the occasion."
"A good man and truo I " a high officer writes,
" who after firing, never moved au inch till Mr.
Eraser came to him, although.oloso to tho tiger
all the while. Ho is ono of, tho Gawilghur
llnj puis a bravo race,, liaujijt Siugh, a good
name." Tho man said ho had no cartridges
left, and so they both got a littlo further from
the tiger, as tho Orderly was ovidently done
for. Afterward thoy found ono more cartridge
for lhagun, and tried to recover the body, but
it was no use. Tho tiger was lying close, most
of the buffaloes had bolted, and tho Kurkpos
would not help. Mr.Frasorthen sentsix miles
off for an elephant. But tho auimal did not ar
rive till dark, so Mr. Eraser went homo in
groat grief about the poor Orderly and at hav
ing to leave the body. His own wound was
bleeding a great deal, it being a deep claw
gash. Noxt day they got the body and tho
tiger dead, lying close to each othor. Perhaps
no narrower escape than Mr, Eraser's has over
been heard of. To tho excellent shot which
knocked the beast's oyo out ho undoubtedly
owed bis life.
Aycr's Sarsaparilla will -euro your catarrh,
and roiiiuve that oickcniug odor of the breath.
(Continuod from lfit pago.)
bo soon that all discipliuo would bo gone and
tho combinations and plaii3 could not be car
ried out if each subordinate commander re
quired an explanation of tho reason why ho
was dispatched in a particular direction or or
dered to do a certain thing. Now and then
tltero is an opportunity which au officer cm
braces for acting on his own hook without or
ders, hut tho experienced officer always hesi
tates lest ho lays himself opeu to censure, aud
possibly court-martial and punishment, as he
surely would if subsequent ovonts showed his
action to have been injudicious or disastrous.
The hattlo turned out to be no battle at all
only a skirmish with some bushwhackers, iu
which a dozon shots or so were exchanged and
nobody was hurt. The advance of tho column
had come upon a group of mon, some mounted
ami others on foot, near a bend in the road where
almall stream was crossed. The sight of the
soldiers had disturbed tho group; those who
had horses rode away as fast as they could go,
while the fellows on foot male tho best of their
way into the bushes, where they sought con
cealment. Thoy did notobey tho ordor to halt,
whereupon a few shots wero fired at thorn,
which they returned.
Tiio shots only sorvod to quicken their pace,
and in u very short timenothiag wa3 to bo seen
of the fugitives. The Quartermaster explained
to tho youths that tho term "bushwhacker"
was applied to the mon who were straggling
about tho country with arms iu their hands,
and did not appear to belong to any regularly
organized body of soldiery.
" Missouri," said ho, " is full of bushwhack
ers, and thoro'll bo more of 'em as the war goes
on. They're not to bo feared by a regularly
organized force, but can mako the roads quite
unsafo for ordinary travel. Tho trouble is, a
man may be a peaceful farmer one day, a bush
whacker tho noxt, and a peaceful farmer again
on tho third. The robcls encourage this sort
of fighting, as it will cornpol us to maintain a
large force to koon the roads open as wo ad
venco into the South."
Let us now return to Gen. Lyon, whom wo
left at Jefferson City, which ho had occupied
without opposition. Tho Union mon gave him
a hearty wolcomo, while tho Secessionists re
ceived him with many a frown.
Maj. Conant, of Gen. Lyon's staff, visited tho
penitentiary, which was full of convicts, who
cheered heartily as ho entered. Thoy had
hoped to bo liberated when tho rebels left town,
and no doubt would have been willing to enter
the service as a condition of getting outsido the
stone walls that -surrounded them. They hail
bcon Secession in sentiment, but finding tho
rebels had gone without them they suddenly
changed their politics and shouted lustily for
tho fjnion when tho officer representing tho
authority of the United States came among
them. A few only held out and cheered for
Jell' Davis and Gov. Jackson, probably for tho
reason that they believed in Secession, and es
pecially in secession from whero they were.
There wa3 gloom all around when thoy found
that Gen. Lyon had no intontion of setting
thorn free, and that the solo object of the visit
ot Maj. Conant was to seo tnat tho prison was
properly guarded, and ascertain that no work
on behalf of the rebels was
boiug carried on
Tho editor of tho Examiner, a newspaper
which had been advocating Secession in the
moat Violent manner, called upon Gen. Lyon,
and said ho had been a Union man always, and
was in favor of keeping thoStnto in tho Union,
though ho had thought differently only a short
timo before. Thoro were several cases of
equally sudden conversion, but tho General
did not consider those professions of patriotism
anything rnoro than skin deep. Missouri wa3
full of mon of this sort mon who woro in
favor of the rebellion at heart, but in presence
of tho Union flag wero tho most profound
Unionists that the country over saw. Aud this
reminds us of a little story.
There was in north Missouri a noisy Seces
sionist named M. Jeff Thompson. Ho took tho
field soon after tho war broke out, and kept up
a sort of guerrilla warfare in tho southeastern
part of tho State and aloug tho Arkansas border
for a year or more. Thou he joined tho army
of Gen. Polk, and after an absence of several
months returned to his former fighting-ground
and one day wa3 captured.
He was brought to St. Louis, and while there
was visited by an old friend. "They're a toUgh
lot of people down thero on tho border between
Missouri and Arkausas,' said Gen. Thompson;
"and I don't oxactly liko the way they act.
When I was there last year they were all solid
for tho South, and I thought I'd find 'em so
yet. When I was being brought along as a
prisoner they'd como out to talk to me when
thoy had a chance. Whou I asked 'om how
thoy stood, and if they wero solid as over, hang
'em, but thoy had to look at thoir note-book3
to see which oath of allegiance thoy took last."
Another good story is told about Jeff Thomp
son aud a proclamation which ho issued to the
peoplp when ho camo back to renew his old
stylo of warfare. After speaking very hope
fully of the prospects of the Southern cause, ho
declared that his army was liko the sand3 of
Uthcsea; that it was well armed and equipped
lor making war upon tho ouomy, and as to pro
visions, it had cattlo on a thousand hills.
When tho proclamatiou was read to an old
woman in whoso locality somo of Thompson's
forces had been stationed, sho remarked :
" Well, I'm glad Mr. Thompson has cattlo on
a thousand hills. Ho won't want to steal my
swamp cattlo a3 he used to."
But to return to Jefferson City. As soon as
it was positively known that the fleeing robcls
had decided to make a stand at Boonoville,
which was about 40 mile3 from Jefferson City,
Gon. Lyon started .in pursuit of them. Load
ing his troops on three steamboats, with tho
exception of three companies of infantry, which
were left to hold possession of Jefferson City,
he started up the Missouri early ou the after
noon of Sunday, Juno 16, and by sunset reached
a point 10 or 12 milos below Boonovillo, whero
it was decided to tio up for tho night. Bright
and early tho next morning tho steamers
moved on, and wero brought to tho bank of tho
river six or seven miles below Booueville.
Tho rebels had formed a camp, known as
Camp Vest, about half-way betweou this land
ing place and tho town, and as they had sev
eral cannon there, it was not doomed advisable
to movo tho steamboats within their range
until the infantry or artillery of the land forces
had inado a demonstration.
In tho gray of tho morning tho troops wero
landed, and tho bank of the river presented a
sceno to which it was quite unaccustomed.
Officers wero hurrying about hero and there ;
companies were endeavoring to assemble, as
they had become a good deal scattered in tho
hurry of getting on shore; tho artillery was
dragged up tbcsteop slope of tho bank with a
vast deal of shouting ou tho part of tho drivers,
including a liberal amount of language that is
not usually found in theological works; tho
saddlc-hsipes of the officers dauced around in
endeavoring to show thoir satisfaction at get
ting on laud again, and some of them escaped
from tho Orderlies who wero holding them and
wero retaken with difficulty. Altogether it
Was a picture long to bo romombercd by thoso
who saw it.
Thero was no cavalry in tho expedition, with
tho exception of Gen. Lyon's body-guard of
eight or ton Germans who had been specially
enlisted for this purpose. Theso men, previous
to thoir onlistment, had beou employed in a
butchering establishment in St. Louis. Tho
story got abroad that German butchers had
beou enlisted for tho Union army, aud, as usual,
it was maguified with each repetition until it
seemed that every man who woro the National
uniform was a professional spiller of blood.
Out of this circumstance grew tho most ter
rific predictions as to what tho butchers would
do whou thoy got possession of a placo or
ma'rehed through any part of tho State, and it
was for this reason, among others, that so mauy
people fled in terror when thoy hoard that tho
Union army was coming. Gen. Lyon's butch
ers were as well behaved as the most fastidious
commander could desire; thoy woro good sol
diers, obediont to their commander, aud would
not harm a fly except in tho performance of
their logitimato duty.
Before 7 o'clock iu tho morning tho column
was in motion, the cavalry squad in advance
aud skirmishers thrown out for half a milo or
so on cither side. Very soon nftor leaving tho
landing-place tho road ascended a scries of un
dulating hills or ridges, and the advance had
not gouo far on this road beforo the pickets of
tho enemy wero driven in. Then one of tho
cavalrymen rode hastily back and Baid that
tho wholo force of the State troops were drawn
up ou oue of the ridges" only a few hundred
yards away. The battle was about to begin !
Tho Eegular soldiers and tho 1st Mo. wero
ordered forward, the rest of tho volunteer regi
monts woro held in reserve, and tho battery
hardest work? a delicate woman can do a large wasti
with the aid of Pearline know ifs better than soap.
PEARLINE will wash clothes clean paint, china,
silver, glassware, windows, oil paintings, carpets without
taking up better in less time and with less labor, than
anything known ; besides it is absolutely harmless.
B Peddlers and some unscrupulous grocers are
f T 7H "IFf offering imitations which they claim to be Reaffiar,
V VV CLl V or "the same as PearSne." IT'S FALSE they
are not, and besides are dangerous. PEARLINE is never peddled, but sokl
13 all good grocers. Manufactured only by JAMES PYLB, Jfew Yodu
commanded by Capt. Totfcen took position in
the middio of the road on one of the ridges in
full view of tho enemy on the other side of a
wheatfield that filled the greater part of tho
hollow from ridge to ridge. On the ridge held
hy the enemy the road was filled with horse
men, while the mon on foot were deployed to
right and left, slightly protected hy fences that
divided the fields.
Capt. Tot ten ttnlimhered a 12-pounder gau
and sent a shell right in the midst of the group
of horsemen in the road.
To say that the shell kicked up a great dost
is to describe the result very mildly. It not
only kicked up a dnst but it set all the horses
to kicking up, and though it did not kill any
body, as far as was afterwards ascertained, it
emptied a dozen saddles by the rearing and
plunging of the steeds. None of them had
over seen anything of the kind before. It
takes a hardened old horse to stand an explod
ing shell, aud even then there's some doubt as
to whether he will be quiet .under such trying
circumstances. But when a mob of green
horses gets a shell lanched among them as
that 12-pound missile was dropped, something
is sure to happen.
Half a dozen of tho horses came dashing
across the space between tho lines, and were
caught as they came among the Union soldiers.
Two newspaper correspondents each caught a
horse, and these enterprising historians who
had gone to the front to tell the story of tho
campaign, came well mounted out of a fight
which they had entered on foot. They got not
only horses but saddles as well, and one of thorn
secured a pair of well-filled saddle-bags, in
which was a quantity of Quo underclothing,
that, unhappily, was too small for him.
The opening shot of tho artillery was rapidly
followed by others, and then the small-arms
added their noise to the firing. Of course the
rebels by this time were doing their best, and the
bullets flew thickly, but as is always the case
in battle, most of them were aimed too high.
Hero and thero a man was wonnded, hut as
Gen. Lyon had ordered all-who were not actu
ally engaged to keop cut of range no harm was
done outside tho fighting line, and even there
the bloodshed was slight.
In 20 minutes from the timo the first shot
was fired tho robel3 wero in full retreat and
the Unionists were following them. Not only
were the rebels in retreat, hut they were scat
tered and a good deal demoralized. In justico
to them it should be said that no commander
ever yet existed who could keep his men com
pletely together in time of flight under an
enemy's fire. Of course veterans will act better
than green troops, but ovou the hardiest of vet
erans will straggle under such circumstances.
The fugitives made no stand until they
reached their camp, and even there they did
not tarry long. A few rounds of bullets and
some shots from the artillery set them aain in
flight, which was considerably aided by one of
the steamboats that had moved up from the
landing-place and fired two or three rounds
from a howitzer just as it reached a point op
positeJhe camp. ' Cannon to theright of them,
cannon in front of them," as the Light Brigade
had at Balaklava, was too much for the rebel
troops to stand.
There was something ludicrous in the appear
ance of the camp, as it bore evidence of a very
hasty departure on the part of its late occn
pauts. Meat was in the frying-pans on ihe
fire, half-baked beans filled tho eamp-oveng,
and pots of unboiled coffee were standing
ready for the attentions of the cook. On tho
ground lay a ham with a slice half severed
and a knife still sticking in the meat. Thocamp
chest of some of the officers was all spread for
breakfast, but those who had expected to take
their morning meal there were now in rapid
flight for safety.
A cooked breakfast should not be wasted, so
some of our fellows thought, aud they set about
dovouring what the fugitives had loft. Tents
were standing, piles of provisions were heaped
up, a good many rifles and other weapons were
scattered ou the ground, and altogether the
captors made a satisfactory seizure. Oneof the
oflieers found several hundred dollars iu a
trunk in one of the tents aud thoughtfully pus
the money in his pocket, in order, as he said,
to hand it to tho owuer in case he should ever
meet and recognize him.
To be continued.
Prof, ordeaskjold has been experimenting to
settle the question whether the star dust with
which the atmosphere is supposed to besHrcharged
is deposited on the earth's surface. lie has caused
large masses of snow to be melted in Stockholm
aud Finland, and the result in both cases shows a
deposit of mino metallic iron.
According to La Nature an immense terres
trial glubc, contracted on the scale of one mil
lionth, will be shown at the Paris exhibition in
13S9. The globe will measure nearly 13 meters in
diameter, and a town the size of Paris will barely
occupy n square eentimcter of its surface. The
globe will rotate on its axis, and thus represent
the movement cf rotation of the earth.
The Italian Admiralty have recently caused
to be curried out a number of experiments with a
view to testing the comparative merits of castor
oil and of olive oil for lubricating purposes on
board ship. From the results obtained they have
given orders that henceforth all exposed parts of
machinery are to be lubricated exclusively with
castor oil, while mineral oils are to be used for
cylinder and similar lubrication.
Dr. T. Maccdl, of Morecambe, Eng.. lias pat
ented n hydrophobia virns destroyer. The instru
ment is in the form of a pencil, andean be attached
to a key-ring.
M. Pasteur, not content with curing dog and
exterminating rabbits, bus turned his attention to
the health of elephants. In India, it seems, the
domestic elephant is a great sufferer froui anthrax,
or splenic fever, which kills off many of them
yearly. M. Pasteur has discovered a remedy for
this disease by inoculation, and Iwa bent several of
hia dWeiplea to India with a. full supply of the nec
essary vaccine. The Indian Government has
made arrangements for using M. Pasteur's method
on its animnK and numerous private proprietors
have applied the inoculation.
Why Don1
You take Hood's Sarsaparilla, if you have impure blood,
have lost your appetite, have that tired feeling or are
troubled by sick headache, dyspepsia or Wlfanwneis. It
lias accomplished wonders for thousands of afflicted peo
ple, and, if given a fair trial, is reasonably certain to do
you good.
"I have been troubled a (treat deal with headache, hail
no appetite, no strength, and felt as mean as anyone
could, and be about my work. Since taking Hood's
Sarsnparilla I Imve not had tho headache, wy food has
relished, and seemed to do me good, and I have felt ay
seir growing stronger every day." 31. A. Stbixxax, Vi
Grand Avenue, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Sold by nil drnggist3. Si; six for 5 3. Prepared only by
C. I. HOOD &. CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Maw.
100 Doses One Dollar
To reduce
onr stock of
33 Stnsin. wn
will gend C4 completo pieces t nil ahoefc muslcaize, vocal
and Ins-trjjnriur.tal.and full particulars, how to jot a
fcTfi wrcan tree, for 20 cents, postage jiaid. EATBttSOH
& tmiUS, 143 SoctU HabUd Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Washing Compound
has become more popular with the
women of this land in less time
than anything ever invented for the
The inielligmi rich use Peariitic
because of the superior restrta tgife
tained perfect cleanliness.
The intelligent middle class be
cause of the superior results, and tile
fact that, in doing away with the nib
bing, it does away with the worst of
the wear and tear on clothing and
paint makes a saving.
The intelligent poor because it
takes the drudgery out of their
fk'K'V 'tH'ar'B ak Wamam
can etear $) per wek with anraoodaeaaiw taa
tnfle, but rr-it or or 7 terms. iumn na.
Address with stomp, Mxaauj. Ufa OOu BQfc fhn-ihw
Ueation The National Trffcaaa.
W!ut teMtrcc-kt to V x Claim! WHn. tktm loll win et
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SUM. AM. TUU wwrn.TSS'.. fTittam. Tlf
.UeottoB The 2fa4Uwl Trfteaa.
fifllU jyAnliilJ XACHINB8 mm! RUJ
I'Arr&RX-, fersuUcia Rag. Ti.i: t,
Capo. Afluew, etc. Machine Sf-nt by
mail for l. Send for late rctiKfi
price list X. ItOSfcJ A CO.. Te-
ltdo, Ohio.
Mention The National Tribune.
SSfala To tmnuidiately introduce owWitcSM
and Jewelry to agents and dealer, we at annr i.
limited number of wateaesntES. We hairts aaai who
areclearuu?S5(tperweek;otner39&anaia(& Kow,
it yon want a wath free, send your fall atkbreas il
two-rent stamp for Catr!oerie at onee befocatkey are
all soae. -Addrewj W3. WIULUM, 131 HahfaftU, Changs.
ileaUoa The Xattoael Trlesas.
WAIN & TATR, Printers, G.AJL Gads Em
bossed: all raafca. front CamnUTHtcr-in-Chief to
atembereblp. 387 BROADWAY, MILWAUgKR. W14.
aead for circular sad price.
Menttoa The National Tribune.
SB SHIRT, (V cento each. 3ead ate worn and
3 12 cents peatase extra. MABSHAU. X. SMI'IH
S k. BRO-. it Sooth Eighth SU Philadelphia. Pa.
2IenUon The National Txlbuss.
to Sept. 1, samples of doth the tenons TMynvth
Hock 53 Pasta are ant from, tnclndiac v(-
measurement blanks and linen tape measure, if yoa men
tion tbis paper. Address,
Plymouth Rock Pant Co.. IS Snmner St, Boston, Xa.a.
ilentlou The National Tribes.
wtcraaced t pmw a baautot wBBada b a v--it
ftea or Me oa Wd ittOt, watmt hrpirj. b aM. -an.
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Qur Candidates fotr&ltfcs.
tZrd J4tet atylv of FaiJiieaaMe VlaUiiic
C!iirlsvltli yti-iiAiem a-.d SliMPartraH
ofoiir JVjEitioaal t';mHri .-! ftrvanrABtum,
nil for IOc. tSU-welt CarH Co., TftjxTiiiM, CS.
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Matrimonial Paer, Et&SSS
ads irom ianes ana jreow 1
spondence 3 months for IO
Mention The National Trtbcna.
priceson dy foods, goccr,.i,
tAm DJ L lVffl and eTerytfaiB? yea want.
4 1 iend for free ill uatrsued catalogue t
II. B. JBACJ1.E 4b CO.,
Chiexso III.
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ira Bust e
r comomeu; u, " Hose supp
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AC JaWES YANTED-Pwmrt employment
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iJtAXT. Nurseryman, Rochester, K. Y.
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12-t DearboraSt, :.ie-ig.l.L Ad t o I r 3ys .in
experience. Businesi i.i1.-..vand legally 11 .. acted.
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week THE KFasrOSK WA.tii CLGBW..
nennon xne aanomu xneosat,
YOU can make 7 1 day selUa SaiV u - afaniml
and Atla. Hups&hl .'jfUipageau,' i.taili xor
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scriptiou of Ko-r-, ' lower Seeh Ui.iu , Etj.
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fyoa waatfa Ce? JewaBfy Mea X irttioa,
llusie-l liisiromr. 1 Tejx ov steaks, aaa. Post.il
CanliorSKW IBmE-aitd Catalan. !
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iltaiwu lius Nattooat Xuottoc
Ytm can Hreal home and adlanan(Ti -itftr'a
than at anything fW to tkc warM.rMww x .' t ( U
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wanted for the SjBtass-seH.ii" ' -criptu a
book p.i.li-"ed. Gmpte- - 'bo ' J
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panca- Tsa'cassa-afau..!r e - - . -atones
to J.LyHBJtCo.,?eOJBroe.tiwaj,2iv Tit.
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Send 10c. &r j ,e boo
treating on.' .aliahir
fecuotia. Da. J. Woodbury, Albany. -
Election The National Tribes.
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