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THE HAT1OTAL TRIBOTE: WAS1OTGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1888. xr TfrjE ECLIPSE, 9 The Total Obscuration of the Sun Jan. 1. JBY A. G. iraXTEBEAXTEB, I.IEUTENAXT, XT. S AVY.TJ. S. NAYAI. OBSEEVATORY, WASHING TON, D. C. CLIPSES, lunar and solar, have by the nn civilizod been from time immemorial view ed -with fear and trom- s -. .ir ""b .,u u"B owy forward in civilization is shown by thecliango of feeling marked by the commencement of theirpredictionjm tins, as in other events, tbo r unexpected being uni versally lear-inspiring. In late eclipses the as tronomer, journeying perhaps thousands of miles to an island in tbo great South Sea, will still see the evi dences of terror excited in the natives by the unwonted appearances. There is probably no more forcible illastrataon of the axiom that knowledge ispowor than the attitudes of sav age and scientist towards the phenomena of the total solar eclipse. The former, not aware of the coming of the eclipse, is transfixed by fear &s it approaches ; the latter, enabled to predict the time of its advent, anxiously awaits the revelations it may afford. The stories told of the influence which tbo early discoverers in America were able to exer cise over the Indians by predicting the time Vfiiea the Great Esther would vail his face, are familiar. Eclipses have been predicted from an early time. Thales, one of the seven sages, born about 640 years before the Christian era, is said to have taught the true nature of the lunar eclipse. Being the most striking of celestial phenomena visible to the naked eye, the desire to account for the cause of eclipses may be sup posed to have arisen at a very early day. Long before the motions of the heavenly bodies wore troll understood, material was historically aoeumulating for the prediction of the occur rence of eclipses. Less than a score of years suffices to establish a recurrence of exactly the same positions of san and moon with reference to the earth. The period, or cycle, of IS years and 11 days iHclndes all the kinds of solar eclipses liable to occur, so that it may be said that each oclinsc is the typo of one to occur IS years later. This relation once established, it is easy to see how the ancient astronomers could "predict eclipses without au accurate knowledge of the motions of the moon or of te earth. Of course such predictions have become more aud more accurate as the knowl edge of those motions become better known. CAUSE OF BCLIFSES. In the case of the sun being eclipsed, the relative position of the three bodies earth, moon and san are readily seen from the ffcetch. The shadow of the moon striking the earth caases the sun to appear darkened or eclipsed. In the case of a. lunar eclipse, how- Totai. Eclipse, (Showing Moou'a Shadow.) ever, the relative position of the bodies is changed. The oarth then occupies the inter mediate place between the eon and the moon, Ed its shadow falling on the moon obscures that body. When the moon, earth and sun are in the positions shown in the figure, we have a new moon, as solar eclipses can occur only wbon the moon is new. On the other hand, in the position assigned above to the throe bodies for a lunar eclipse, the moon is fell, and lunar eclipses are found only at the time of full moan. SOLAS aCLrPSES. The shadow of the moon does not always roach to the earth when the moon is new. It is, of contse, coae-sbaped, with its apex toward tie earth and its base at the moon. If the point jast touches, there is only a line of total obscuration and the eclipse is total only mo mentarily ; if it falls beyond the circumference of the earth, then there is a belt of totality. A observer on the line connecting the centers of the three bodies sees the sun totally eclipsed, as do also observers either side of the central line within the belt. Seferring for a moment to the map of northern California showing the path of the total solar eclipse of Jan. 1, 1839, prepared at the Kaval Observatory and pub lished with the courteous permission of the Superintendent, Capt. E. L. Phythian, U. S. Kavy. the middle line represents the path of the line connecting the centers, the lines to either side, tb edges of the belt Within these lines the eclipse will be total, outside only par tial. We have, then, two phases of solar eclipse for i he day named. Sometimes tbeeclipseis total nowhere. It occurs at times that the observer ou the central line sees at the middle of the eclipse the sun's disk shut off, with the excep tion of a ring of light around the moon; then we have the third form of eclipse, the annular. These different specie of eclipse, it will be Bortuised. depend on varying distances of earth, moon and uii from eath other aud on the posi tion of the observer as regards the central line. The re! ipse which is total or annular within a certain aoae, will be partial outside. Distinct ively, however, an eclipse is called total, or an nular, when it is total, or annular, at any point of the earth's surface, and partial when it is nowhere total, or annular. Afct-rottooters of old indicated the Eizeyof a partial eclipse by digits, a term still found in tlie almanacs. Dividing the surface of the sun or moon iato twelfths, the body was said to bo obscured by so many twelfths, or digits. FBBQUKKCY OF ECLIPSES. Solar eclipses occur more frequently than do the lunar; it is susceptible of demonstration that there must be at least two solar eclipses annually, and there may be five, in one year. Of lunar eclipses, there may be as many as three in one year, or none at all. But a lunar eclipse is visible to a whole hemisphere at once, -while a solar eclipse can be seen only from a small portion of the earth. The number of times, therefore, a solar eclipse can be viewed in any one place in, say, any one century, is compara tively small. The shadow at some eclipses may fall entirely in Arctic or inaccessible regions. Hence arises the in frequency, apparent, not real, of solar eclipses. '-' IKJKATIOK OF SOLAR ECLIPSES. It -will assist te a conception of the impor tance of total solar eclipses to state that the total phase caaoot possibly last longer than cieht minutes. The longest duration of recent date was that of the bclinae r.f IRSfi A 00 which lasted for six minutes, the figures in both cases being for the central line. As we leave the center the time grow3 less, during -which the totality lasts, until at the edge of tbe ane the duration is for but a moment. This latter eclipse, with its comparatively long duration, will not recur until 1904. Into the few moments of totality the astronomer is forced to crowd all his investigations. THE PHESOMEKA. OF SOLAS ECLIPSES. As soon as tbe last thin crescent of the sun has disippcared and the moon has entirely covered his disk, an imposing spectacle is pre sented. There is, first, the corona surrounding the cbpsed sun. seeming, as has been aptly suggested, like the aureole about tho heads of saints ou the old masters paintings. Q:lvcry white in color, its g.iuzy structure is adoriifni with fine rays and bands reaching out in all directions. Tie edge of the sua sizars encompassed by a brilliant play of fireweiks, as, visible to the naked eye, shoot out the rose-colored ilaines, called protu- Total Eclipse, berances. In the ccn (ShowiDj; Corona and ter " H hangs the Protuberance.) ink-black moon, tho author of those interesting revelations. The d&rknoss produced varies at different eclipses in intensity, but bright stars break forth, aud all nature feels the change. Powls Mm4iU evS53PCIErirL "rcrTK'TlfTMB go to roost, cocks crow, while a weird darkness best appreciated by the feelings hovers over everything. Though the general terms in which solar eclipses arc described are the same for different occasions, the rapidly-shifting scenes, changing oven in the short duration of the ccljpse, give the phenomena unexpected characteristics, and each totality shows appearances of grandeur and sublimity different from those of its pre decessor. Drawings of tho corona made by observers at the same place are seldom alike in details, and may vary much in important attri butes. But now wo may have recourse to tho impartiality of photography. Tho sensitive dry-plate receives an impression in a short time, and forover fixes tho peculiarities of the picture. Personal bias is removed. THE ECLIPSES OP 1SS9. The year 1SS9 furnishes three solar eclipses Jan. 2,Junc 27 and Dec. 21 tho first and last total, the second annular; also, two lunar eclipses, Jan. 16 and July 12. The second total in C TM-GrtimirUh KO' 150 ISO- IVr 1.0ns 0(T "Vest "ST et 60'Grgtmndv ,60 7&C QJ&cTr til X L-PiSy hS-J m.H li hi V I ' .KimUlSk I i ,1' 1 I ti t - ... 1 sr.4 -1- ' A A i L-&L Hgcli1 f.J I l- fc. ' ie mr jsj iht 11371 uyywt.cr la-crtCTrtdnor iqq- sor ' "" " """ " Pathway of solar eclipso will be visible in the Island of Trinidad, in French Guiana and on the west coast of Africa, in about latitude 10 degrees south. The duration of totality at those places will vary from nearly two to a little over three minutes. The total solar eclipso of Jan. 3, 1SS9, tho last one visible in tho United State? in this century, begins out at sea in the Pacific Ocean, embraces tho greater part of North America, and ends in the southeastern part of Texas. The most interesting part of the eclipse, the totality, is, however, visible to only a compara tively small part of Xorth America. The cen tral eclipse begins in 179 degrees east longi tude, 53 degrees north latitude, a point north of some of the western Aleutian Islands. The zoue of totality then passes to the southeast, crossing some of the small islands of the An dreanolT group. After crossing the meridian of 140 degrees west longitude, it gradually sweeps to the northeast, the. center striking the mainland at Point Arena, Cal. Its course through northern California can then be traced on the map provided for that purpose. If of interest, the belt can bo easily prolonged through Nevada northeast, curving slightly northwards. The central eclipso comes to an eud in 91 degrees west longitude, 52 degrees north latitude, or about at the center of Mani toba. The eclipse is late in reaching the Pacific Coast, which, combined with the low altitude at which the sun will be seon on account of his great southern declination, does not present very favorable circumstances for observations. At Point Arena, Cal., the total phaso begins at 1:30 p. m., and lasts exactly two minutes; tho sun will be 25 degrees high. In California, places near the center line are Willow and Nel son, on the C. & O. B. R-, Quincy, Nevada City and Susanvillc. At San Francisco the eclipse will not be total, although nearly so. East of the boundary between Californiaand Nevada, the belt of totality, stretching to the northeast, leaves Eeuo just outside to the south and Fort McDennitt to the north, embracing, however, Winnemucca, six miles, and Tusca rora. 30 from the central lino, both south of it. Of these Winnemucca will be easiest of access, lying on the C. P. E. Ii. Unluckily, tho weather at this time of he year is not favor .lile for observation tear tho coast; 'fogs md clouds, if not rain, irevail. But beyond lie coast ranfo of uountains to the cast Yard, stations little ess favorable, as re gards the time aud tho uu's altitude, will be Ask? rxAE Eclipse. (Sdiit3.j found. Lunar eclipses show intercstiugphenomena. which yield, however, in importance and beau ty to those presented by solar eclipses. The intervention of the moou, obscuring for the time being the face of the sun, reveals to us his surroundings, ordinarily hidden by the intense glare. Wo can, then, duriug total eclipses study the neighborhood of the sun, and although it be for only a brief space of time, in vestigate, by the delicate instruments at our disposal, the constitution ofhis appendages. The researches for which a solar eclipse offers the only known opportunities are those on the nature, extent and constitution of the corona. The telescope is employed in examin ing its shape aud extent; tho spectroscope, to detect the material of which it may be com posed. What is the corona? Traced at times to a bight of 300,000 miles above the sun's sur face, to be seen only at the rare moments of total eclipses, it baffles analysis, although slow ly the secrets of its being are becoming known. Then comos the sun's atmosphere, projected into which mighty eruptions of flame arc seen, the outburats called protuberances. Happily, means have been discovered for observing these without an eclipse, aud they are daily watched in the observatories, revealing au energy of the forces at work on the sun which frustrates our attempts at conception. But they aro seen to greater advantage and disclose more of their nature during a total eclipse. The forces spoken of maybe faintly realized when it is stated that in the solar furnace matter is thrown up to an altitude of at least 80,090, at times of 100,000, and even of 300,000 miles above the surface. The diameter of the solar globe, it will be remembered, is over 800,000 miles. Photometric observations will be made throughout all tho phases of the eclipse. These relate to the measurement of the amount of decrease of light reaching the earth as tho sun ALMOSTASPALAIABLE as milk; Bo disguised that tho most 4 delicatcstomachcantakeit. Remarkable as n. !$b FLI3SKt produces. vrliile talcing it. SCOTT'SEHOLSIOH Is aclmowledged by Physicians to ho tho FINEST and BEST preparation of its class for tho relief of coxsmiPTioy, scropxtla, gekerax. imillLITY, WASTING DISEASES OF CILLLVItlSS, and CJJJtOXJC COUGJIS. 4ix DauccisTs. Scott & Bowne Sew York. iffmkfB 1 1 or nUiirill 1 to ii. II msn4feH I ilu;s ''''' ' "W'p 35 H.T "( IJS-" T. - -fcM' ! SfrS ' l,Ttr, t- ftABKS4k Ct'JBOi yffci Kzzps&r ,53i is being obscured, and during totality. In ad ditic to tho spectroscopic and photometric ro searct.3, photography is made to play an important part in fixing all phenomena, both in connection with the photometer and spectro scope, and by itself. As many photographic in struments as can beproperly manipulated during totality aro set up. One of these is arranged to leave a photographic plate exposed duriug the whole total phase; by this means the corona may be photographed far away from the limb of tho sun. At another, perhap3, the wholo interval is divided into periods varying from 1 to 20 seconds, iu each of which a sensitive plate is exposed. Still another photographic instrument, with n lens embracing a very wide angle, may bo usefully employed to photograph tho wholo Tegion of tho sky roundabout tho sun, tho farther tho better. Photographs of the partial phases even are useful, as, with ap propriate means, they aro to bo relied on for bettor positions of tho sun and moon than are obtained by direct measurement, especially the Eclipsk. when tho camera can be mounted in or near tho central lino. Impressions of the partially eclipsed sun can be taken photographically in a-vory small fraction of a second. Further investigations concern themselves with tbe planet long supposed to revolve be tween tho sun and Mercury, the hypothetical planet Vulcan, the "planet of romance." If such an object exists, there would naturally be great difficulty in detecting it, as it must always be close to the sun. It might be dis covered, however, any day, whilo crossing tho suu's disk, when it would appear as a dark spot on his surface. But, although suspicious ap pearances have been repeatedly described, they have not borne mathematical scrutiny nor shown tho necessary repetitions of regular transit. Besides, the sun is observe'd daily all over the earth ; whenever ho shines is photo graphed throughout his circuit, and it certainly would seem strange that no traces of Vulcan uvcf Ksmm vwnc jzuKEBkUMMorciis:. i ft i Map of Northekk California, Showing Belt of Totality. have been discovered by observation or pho tography. However, during tho total eclipses, the neighborhood of the sun can be searched and the wanderer detected, if one exists. The ordinary naked-eye observations, draw ings of corona and protuborances and descrip tions of details are not forgotten ; meteorologi cal observations aro made, and many delicate experiments, which' it would require too much space to explain. The material thus collected is utilized for futuro investigations, caculation and comparison with flip, rlnffi nf fnfmpr n ti c ttKl&3$'i-i?&?221tl A..... i: -JFJS&Z& Of such importance ; aro total solar eclipses to astronomical science that the Boyal Astro nontical Society of Lon don has lately been led to appoint a special committee, whoso ob jects are: 1. To bring into com munication with each other gentlemen will ing to observe eclipses. Partial Eclipse. i digits.) 2. To become a center of information for in tending observers. THE CIIARTS. The map of northern California ha3 been re ferred to, and will need no further explana tion. It may be stated that the width of tho belt is about 100 miles. Iu a paper of such wido circulation as Thk National Tribune, it would have been im possible to have given tho times and phases of theeclipsc for all its readers. By the liberality of its management, however, it has been possi ble to add a second chart, which may serve to show the time and phaso very approximately for any part of tho country where tho eclipso is visible. A few words of explanation regarding tho use of the chart: In tho first place, we have the belt of totality traversing tho Pacific Ocean, California, Nevada, Idaho, and ending in Manitoba. We have the beginning of tho eclipso, "First Contact," tho ending, "Last Contact." With full lines we see indicated tho limits within which tho eclipse is visiblo, and within tho loops tho circumstances of the eclipso at sunrise and sunset. By tho curved dotted lines are shown the times of beginning and ending. Lot us, for an illustration, take tho case of the eclipso at Point Arena, where tho shadow first strikes the continent, and we have: Beginning, 8h. 20m. (about i, or 20m., of dis tance between 8h. and 9h.). Ending, llh. 10m. (about of an hour from lib.). Middleofeclipse,9h.45m. p-"" j Duration, 2m.; therefore, beginning of total phaso, 9h. 44m., end of total phaso, 9h. 40m. This timo is Greenwich timo. With our con venient divisions of time, it is easy to get the local time. Pacific standard timo is just eight hours slow of Greenwich. Therefore, we havo FOR POINT ARENA, CAL, h.m. Beginning 0:20 i!il iu tile lw& Beginning of tolnl phase 1:41 JLnd of total phase 1:10 In a similar manner tho times and phases may bo found for any point of tho country, re membering only to convert tho Greenwich timo taken from tho chart into local standard timo by subtracting five, six, seven or eight hours, as tho place may happen to uso Eastern, Central, Mountain or Pacific standard timo. Take as a further example Detroit, Mich. Lying halfway betwoon tho dotted lines 9h. and 10h., the eclipso begins at 9h. 30m. Green wich, or 3h. 30m. p. m. Central standard time. Being between tho full lines "Eclipse begins at sunset" and "Middle of eclipso at sunset," tho sun will set eclipsed ; and, being removed from the latter line toward the former, the phaso will bo less than six digits (one-half), or about five digits. "1 jrrJ'rV$$9 iff NV tfW J3&SSUC&V73 - W1 iA raK ssa$3sss Xf llsJP m jiiiiiii In like manner tvo find that the eclipso in New York city begins at sunset, aud that it is Invisible to the iuhabitauts" of New England and northeastern New York. The sun will set eclipsed at all points embraced in tho right hand loop, and rise eclipsed at all places within tho left-hand loop. OBSERVING! PARTIES. As far as my information extends, tho expe ditions enumerated below will tako up their stations on or near tho central lino. In choos ing a station a number of conditions aro sought to be fulfilled, and failing to realize them all, tbe most desirable aro combined as far as pos sible. A few of these may be indicated. A station should bo situated near the central lino to get the full bonofit of every second of total ity, and as near tho west of tho belt as possible, for the same purpose, tho duration gradually decreasing eastward; tho station, especially for spectroscopic and other nice observations, should bo an elevated one, where tho rarer at mosphpro will les3 interfere; meteorological conditions must bo consulted. Near the coast of California fogs or rain are liable to be en countered; likewiso on tho coast-range; east of this, however, perhaps in the valley, per haps on the higher laud still further cast, sta tions will be fixed. The station, finally, should bo easily accessible, although astronomers do not shrink from such obstacles as inconvenience and fatigue; tho enemies they fear aro tho weather and tho atmosphere Tho total solar eclipso may bo said to bo to the astronomer what tho Lino is to tho sailor. Many young scientists will, we trust, receive their initiation Jan. 1, 18S9. Unfortunately, tho Lick Observatory lies south of the zone of totality, othorwise its fino equipment could bo most advantageously utilized. But it is reported that expeditions will bo sent into northern California. Mr. Chas. H. Eockwell, of Tarrytown, N. Y., a member of the eclipse expedition to tho Caroline Islands in 18S3, will observe at somo point in California. At Nelson, Cal., the well-known observer, Dr. Lowis Swift, of the Warner Observatory, Eochester, N. Y., will be stationed. Mr. Chas. Burckhalter, of Chabot Observatory, Oakland, Cal., will lead a party, it is said, of 20 amateur photographers to somo station in Cali fornia. A distinguished party will assemble at Win nemucca, ! ev., consisting of a number of scien tists from Harvard College Observatory, headed by Prof. W. H. Pickering, who observed tho eclipso of 1886 in the island of Grenada, WTest Indies; Mr. John A. Brashear, tho competent telescope and instrument maker of Allegheny, Pa., and the Messrs. Davidson, sons of Prof. Davidson of tho Coast Survey. Prof. Pritchett, of the Glasgow (Mo.) Obser vatory, has obtainod from tho Naval Observa tory tho loan of a large photographic tolescope, and will photograph tho corona. Many private observatories throughout the country will observe at least tho partial phases. Besides, some astronomers will go on to Cali fornia and Nevada ouly to see tho phenomonon at a convenient placo ; among others, Dr. W. L. Elkin, Director of tho Yale College Observatory. Nor must tho thousands of observers who have a greater or less interest in things astro nomical be forgotten, who all over the United States will swell the number of those gazing on nature's grand inauguration of the New Year. Congress not having mado an appropriation for fitting out an expedition, tho work of tho Naval Observatory must bo limited to watching the small partial phaso to sunset. It will be readily gathered from what has preceded that iu a coutury wo can possibly havo an hour or two at most for tho study of tho phenomena revealed by solar eclipses. The astronomer, leaving home to utilize the results of years of study and preparation, may after a long journey find cloudy weather, or at best will have only a few moments of timo for his scrutiny of tho sun and of Ins surroundings. Yet such is tho good-natured rivalry that ox ists among scientists, that even these meager opportunities are eagerly embraced, and Na tional Governments havo timo and again vied with each other in providing means for tho equipment of expeditions to distant stations, where private resources would havo failed. The line of totality in n solar eclipso is a placo of meeting whoro nationalities aro waived and whero astronomers of many climes gather to contribute each his share to discovery and re search iu a branch of astronomy, whero as yet "more mysteries havo been revealed than ex plained." Last of tho " Old Defenders." . James Chamberlain Morfbrd, aged 94 years, tho last of tho Old Defenders of Baltimore, died in Baltimore, Md., last week, and the associa tion is now extiuct. Tho organization, com posed of those who'defouded the city at North Point against the British in the war of 1812, was formed in 1842 with 1,259 members, tho majority of whom lived in Baltimore. It was tho custom of tho members to attend church in a body the Sunday previous to every 12th of September, each momher wearing a cockade and a piece of crape, the latter out of respect to tho memory of dead comrades. On tho glo rious 12th they would assemble at the City Hall, march twice around the Battle Monument and go to somo convenient place out of town to eat their annual dinner. Fifteen years ago only about 100 attended the Eeunion, and in 18S4 there were but seven. Only four of thoso wore ablo to attend thcEouuion, and the asso ciation dissolved. An Unrightcd Wrong. Comrade E. E. Duffy, M. D., of Hancock Post, New York city, is still endeavoring to have the wrong done him in his removal from tho Customs Service corrected. It will bo re membered by many that Comrade Duffy, while on duty, struck a fellow-officer who had mado au insulting remark about two Sisters of Char ity who had gone on board tho steamship of Which they were in charge." Both officers were removed by the Collector, Comrade Duffy not being granted a hearing Ho appealed to tho Secretary of tho Treasury, and finally to tho President, and somo mouths ago tho latter promised ho should bo reinstated. 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IT WILL NOT APPEAR AGAIN. t i&ZIIlISSii GOOD NEWS TO LADIES! Greatest inducements ever offered. Now Is your time to get up orders for our Celebrated Tens mill Codecs, and secure a beautiful Gold Band or Moss Rose China Tea Set. or Handsome Decorated Gold Band Moss Rose Dinner Set, or Gold Band Moss Deco rated Toilet Set. For full particulars addres3 THE GREAT AHlElMCAN TEA COM P. O. Box 289. 31 and 33 Vesey St., New York. Mention The National Tribune. 10 Albani Violin Outfit for $3. 50. TliCtEIiRATEDAlBANIS trt txuitiful Yialiiu with fall ZbonkeiTrfa. mines T0XE. I with FRO 0 " tndbond unbutton. ElTEiSto(Strioji ted IxrrecRioi iro Mctic Booz lent Fin, All np!t t In cue. Ei'ntlij tiprtlilfot J3.MorsJ75. 11 rawstee lai w wuieM r o. u. lor Di,ta"e.pmilerearezamt8&tIon. Address FATEKSOS & WiYHAX, 413 Bliwauleo AtO.. CWeaco. III. Mentioa The National Tribune. "AVE YODR BOOMS PAPERED FOR THE HOLI- davs. Wall Daners never so chean. Handsome Golds, 12c. roll ; Lustre or Mica Papers, Gc; Felt or Car tridge Papers, 20c.; Heavy Embossed Golds, 35c. New styles, perfect full length. W'c will send Free to any ad dress in the II. S., a full lino of samples, with borders to match. State price paper wanted. A. L. DIAMENT & CO.. 120G Market St, Philadelphia, Pa. Kentloit The National Tribune. DISABLED veterans and others-can make bis money selling G.A.R. Stationery Packages. From 100 to 00 can be sold in every Post. Send $10 for 100, orS1.25 for a dozen packages (retails for 23c each), and see how fast they sell. At least send 20c. (silver) for a sample package to H. BOWMAN. Box 270, Warrensburg, Mo. Mention The National Tribune. 8fl Pirr"0! Eoyou want to learn from 1 11 1 lirKN I your spirit friends? If so, sL.LlL. IlL i terms, one sample of our paper and full particulars free by addressing THE BANNEIt OF lilFE, Urand Rapids, Sllch. Mention The National Tribune. CLUB-ROOM GOODS, Wc manufacture Club-Room goods of every descrip tion, cards, eta, whicli cannot be procured of any other house in TJ. S. Send for catalogue. HARRIS & CO., successors to J. W. LEWIS, 107 4th Ave., New York. Mention The National Tribaaa. At tho rate theyhave been go. ins tho Public Domains will allbefrono Jn5vears. Kowls tt tare toMcurs Hleh La J u tie Son stuns oa at ljjl.25 per Cere. Wtt IttUr could t If ft far Chndrea? Whtre O-f.t Uals tzr. howtjpl Oca, u veil u for infonai&a cf ill Etttes tad Territsslis , send 10 eenta &d reccire thd twtntlful rnrrwinz. a Iifturtsue Pancrnin cf tbeUnvt'd Butes. Addrtis THE WESTEiLN WOULD, Chieaso.IU. Mention The National Tribaaa. DOUBLE EreMh-Loader S6.75. RIFLESS2.23 All tlnJs cheaper max elsewhere. Before jou bay send stamp for Catilogae. Address POWELL &CLEHEIT, 180 Main Street, Cincinnati. Ohio. PISTQLS755 Mention The National Trfbuna. Organs & Sewing Machines SO.00 up. SO Styles. Easy W terms. 815 to &?5 saved. ' Irce circular convinces all. New ' and perfect goods, warranted tivo i years. Oco.Pnyno&Co.,Mfrs., 1 125 So. Clinton St., Chicago, Hi. Mention The National TrlbUBS. INVESTMENT Deposit Certificates of the National Life and Maturity As-ociation. of Washington. D. C. Over Half Million Cash Already Paid. Certihcates can be paid for by Monthly or Quarterly Instalments. You want either a certificate or an agency. Apply to The National "Life and Maturity Association, Wash ington, D. C. Mention The National Tribuna AGENTS f AMED SSi-ASrH SBg patxekns, tor maKing uugs, dimes. Caps, Mittens, etc. Machine sent by mail for SI. Send for late reduced price list E. ROSS & CO., To ledo, Ohio. Mention Tbe National Tribuna Waded in every Coanty. Shrewd men to act under instruction In oar Scares Service. Kxperienjenotnecesiary. Particulars free. flrannan DetectiTO Bureau Co.i J A:caio,Ciz'l5iti,8 Mention The National Tribuna ADVICE TO DYSPEPTICS. CONTENTS: Dyspepsia and its causes. Experience of a sufferer. Liver complaint a twin disorder. Constipation a result of dyspepsia. Food to be taken. Food to be avoided. Mailed free to any address. JOHN H. McALVIN, Lowell, Mass., 14 years City Treas. j&enthyj Tbo 2?ifcr.aal Tribcno. Nlckolod Solf-lnklnsPen&PoncIl Stamp 33 Kama in Hubher, 20 cents" Cluroi7,orSI bill. m "Name.Town i State on, 2 5c. Cluboi',S.35 Mi vKPilarks anything. Pint writing or stamp ink, 1 5c iiRubber Stamp Co. Now Havon, Conn Mention The National Tribuna. THE PATENT ' HANDY ,r BUTTON. Xo more complaints of "bnttoni olT." Self Attaching. Can to taken off and used again. Never wears out. full get for pants bv mall for 10 Cts. In silver. AGENTS WANTED. Cassoukeh ilro Co.. 53 B. Water St.. Cleveland. 0.. or 79 Madison St.. Chicaso, 111. aientlon TheNatlonal Tribuna. mi r., .. .c n-itti nn PTnnrinnce make fili. 50 an honr during spare time. J.VVk-enyon, Glens Falls, N. Y., mado SIS ono day, 370.50 ono week. Bo can you. Proofs and catalocno free. J. E. SnKPAfiD & CO., Cincinnati, O. Mention The National Tribuna TURKISH HAIR GROWER. WinaaUd to grov s. beautiful cotuusbe oa the smoothest flea or but on fcild heaJj, without iajorj. in tiiM vceks,or mon ey reruna w. ma Grtginu tax cut reliable article oi u uu co. lbs marktt. Aeerpt no vcrtUrM muutteu, ;.. Sj ct., 3 for 20 cts., ict.pi..-J. AiUrea, EASTEM lVc-. vtt Xt'U UU., 12X1.I, UCttCB, JUSU. Mention The National Tribune. CANVASSE Wonted at ence on a new asct. article ,forWint8rusB to ork fight amongtbcirtritpdJ 1 Samnles nbiolutelr FREE to bona-GJc ! Agents. Sells on Sight. For Samples and Terms address Dr. SCOTT, 842 Broadway, N. Y. city. Mention Tbe National Tribuns PHOTOGBAPIHG OUTFITSiS! gT Telescopes. Spectacles, Jlarometers, Znntern Slider, S, W. U.V. JjJUSl.UY i& C0.1'WIadelpbia,Pa. illus. prico list freo. Scud for Special Marxum Ztsts. Mention Tbe National Tribune. 10 BOOK OF COtV-BEVELED BDOE. niDDBN' NAME ijil Cirfj f r "69 lin taurKs of but rrajmJ.iuwara oi jjchs flt to s;eu for S cca' .tatDp. lllNLS 4 CO., CaOU, OUx Mention Tbe National Tribune. A GENTS "WANTED to sell Religious Eooks nnd C&. i-amiiy liioies. ior nest worus aim uig 'terras, BiK T( address ILUiSiSAJCll 1JIC.OS., Mention Tbe National Tiibcca rubs.a'hila., lu. Catalogue Free. Barucy &; loriy t m NnrmfTfiPui Mn.fl Mention The Natioual Tribune. SECRETS FOIL LOVERS ! A book for private nerusal. only 10 cents. "VVESTEltN run. CO., St. liouia, iUo. Mention The National Xrlbuns. OPJXJMffifiBB CUBED at home. No pain or nervous shock. Small expense. Tho IjESIjIE E. KEEIiEY CO., Dvisbt, 111. Mention The National Tribune.' ' ' i i i 9 v ' m m i - r ii m m "WKaiar ?33. "fiii ISM StjSH mni (g) ta TiWt K M -j&a "fiR& m a k2?Ob Sybserii EVER MADE K&Ss yar Jn giving aivay otner. vsii, S i WSkW ,Ti .. , jTLa. tt't" in 3'- (1,500 1,000 750 500 SSO tho nest best scceb, 3100 end, 500 " GO " BOO ft so u it ( ii io " 500 " 500 GOO " 50O " 3,000 " 4,000 Amounting to $12,000 IUNKEB MILL GET THE BEST. CUSTOM Are unequalled in materials, style, workmanship and finish. "V7e GUAItAKTEE ETEKY PAIK. If not satisfactory, we replace them with another pair or REFUND THE MONEY. Save the retailers and jobbers' profits. Oar goods are sold di rect from the manufactory. "We have large capital and many years experience. "We posi tively guarantee satisfaction. Send your nauio and address on a POSTAL CA3RT for new line Fall samples and measurement ins tractions. ESS-Get a Tape Measure by mentioning this Paper. -Sar 133" Get our samples before ordering elsewhere. SS BUNKER HILLCUSTCW1 PANTS CO. 129 Summer Street. Boston, Mass. Mention Tho National Trfbonsw tt!JS5Tyr?j'ftj'y vv&iZASi JG. jrftv !?i9'&X ,?! A S3 WASHING MACHINE Free ! Wo have the best Keif jiTar&HTic nrssbiTiiy mi.? chmein the world. It washed and thoroughly! deanpes all kinds of clothe. NO USE TOBs WASaiJOAKUS.KaKUBBING.BACKACHE,! vatiAnu vuh.i) WAsaDAV lAstyesri Ttra rr-OI A nTriV 1 (Vj lt,n'rirn.i . JnnJini,..n C "IV fc V 4 tTMJ iUWJ II aOUUO lJ IUI4VUULC iUCUif 1 and sold over 100,000. Three million moro f am- 5 ines :n tnis couniry will want tms macmnewhen t thoy know its merits. To make it known and : secure agenta we will GIVE AWAY 2,000 of them this year. Ono agent in Philadelphia sold 10S&? in 60 daya. A lady in a town or 2CC0peopIe clesred i S90 In five days. Aeents are makincr S50 a wepk. i you can do the same. All we aak is for von tn ; try it, then recommend itto j-onrlriendftprac. aa asrent. Now if you want one of these FKEE SAMPLES send your addresa at once before g they are afl eone. Onr machine is the orii?inal 1 anuuaisiiieu. Jjuwnrtj vi iLLixuiin'ua. Auuress,; JX. x. li&u.ivni uxjn.3, si uey&i., jn. X. KSsSSSSiSSSP, Mention 'I he National Tribuna. lachinsry Capacity 100 to 4,000 Feet. EMPIRE WELL AUGER CO. ITHACA, K. Y Slention The National Tribuna. t, 2L2SLr2."3T i The usual price ot a shawl is fromSS to C1S.0O. DuriDj the dull summer montha thers bss been manufactured forui. at a price much tttiow thecsual cost, many thousand dozen of these good 2. We are therefore cnab'edtoniake the libcralof ferof OnoSta-nl 1'ree toevsry ladyvho sends only 43 cents lor or.s year's subscription to The Home, a large, lt$ paso paper,f ull of stories, household iitchcn, laundry and fancy work note, an iflcstrated psgs of latest fashions, pottry.iua, wisdom, &c.,&c we do not sell these shawls bnt give ona free as above. For nve snb ecrlptiona end C2.C0 we will MTiJSve shawls free. Addxesf feople's rDbllshlng Co., I5oiton, ZLnu Slention The National Tribuna. CHAP PIOTORES To introduce our loely cards, scrap ptcturei, &e.,we will givo to anvone sending usaic stamp fur pos'age. 3) beautiful sra- ple cards and rie"rakssre of clejrant Si rap Futures FREEI BllANrORD PitlNTIXQ CO.. llaAJSPOED, Cokm. Mention The National Tribuna CSAWD BUSINESS OFFER. EH p3n5T"J ond cspensea paid any active H ifliilS 1 I! Person to sell our goods by rili5'.tt-U.. simrI. No capital rrauired. Ks3 Salary paid monthly Expences in aavance. Full particulars rist-h. ne mean juittcnattc a.lw.. LTI11I1!TI Cf r.VPlva lM f AddrCM STA-UAItU S1UKWA1U tre san. CO., B0ST05. U1S3. ilentiou Tlie National Tribuna. IffiJFE? Mf3I 3 send yon 100 Topnlar Songs, W S W a Bale 300 Puzzles. 200 Selections for Albums, 60 Parlor Games. 4t Fancy Work De signs, 100 Valuable Secrets, 33 Fopular JlacitaUoOs, 83 Tncks, 6 Engraviiigs, Guide to r hrtation. llictloa ary of Dreams, SG Portraits of Bountiful Ladies, Qolden V.'heel of Fortune, Language of Flowers, Seven Wonders of the World. Lovers Telegraph, Mak'fc Square, Deaf and Dumb Alphabet, the whole lot by mall, for 15c. aOWAltD ilFG. CO.,6 Warfi'n St., Providence, B. L, Mention Tbs National aTiban. ciEce3B9i!aasansisaaaiaeci!aaRa3S93S3a3iaaiBii; FCt55CI5 WANTED t.itTjychen, at; toa iu cacti Count; to tact up advertisements and soovr cards of Elctric Goods oa tres, fnee mj .tiiniD.A.cj. la coojcisuQas TI&9asUiUva3Lal oooatrT.ta aU sorts at tst ?l7dttJjtstiadCakl. 8flje'BploTo;Bt; wncec, 0U.5O peri dny; expenses aa?anctu , no taixtng rcqaued. uicai wort "fiirllartvttof timf- N lilesuoa iaM t. fatal cuds. ADDRES. 2VITU STAMP, J.aEHOIt & C(l.,Clhi loeSts-nntlonatl.O. :iBaBacaBcess3Basaso3sssBEstsEaBias335Siis ileuuon The JNationai xnocss. For tickets or further infonnation address tho tmderaigned. If you have not been fortunate elsewhere, try me for a change. UenUoattis pp. JaS. II. WILSON, COTinston,Kj. XiPWIFljn3C'V'WmWm ' mJW O m3KJJ."JVmmmmmv ESTASZ-ISHfe-r- 5S55 5 . 1 . -- -ilJMKUrLlli'''. "" J!5J5IrSTtJE5TOVASHiKGTaN1D.C; aTsfn iffaTT i wn m iph n Tf -Pi. ri aa I' a OPINIONS RENDERED AS TO THE NOVELTY OF INVENTIONS AND VALIDITY OF PATENTS. REJECT&0 APPLICATIONS PROSECUTED. ALL BUSINESS RE. AnENDED TO. SEND STAMP FOR PAMPHLET. SQ.00 PANTS IS v? to S CO g i 8 m z 1 ? u I M cc I m cc g DUl III Trada Mark. xsmsM I 1 Driiiing 1 WL BEST f 1 :imade 1 I , Vi-Jr--" VJ wwi -g2&3sr Ug'I mi SHAWL FRE te25 s Ei X ri ? ssf- js5!i LUUIbtaElci yidly LUItuif yus 1 tfY'fVirnli'IqTf'i rBITEDSSJi;iPATE!n tVyl UNPHECimENTED ATTRACTION t OVER A MILLION' DISTRI8UTEB, Louisiana State lottery Gompanj. Incorporated by the Legislature in 1W3, for Educa tional and Charitable parposej.a-id its franchise mads apart of the present Sute CoastitaUoo. la 1879, by aa overwhelming popular rote. Its MAMMOTH DRAWINGS take placa Semi-Annnally fJane anil December, aad Its GRAND SINGLE NTJ3IBER DRAW INGS take place in enclt of the other teii months of the year, anil are all draws I public, nt the Acadomy ofMasie, New Ot tenns) Ln. FAMED FOR TWENTY YEARS, For Integrity of its Drawings, and Prompt Payment of Prizes, Attested as follows : "We do erebg certify thai we mpernae ihs or rattgemenla for all the Monthly md 3cm-Annua3 Drawings of Tha Louisiana State LotUry Con pany, and in person manage ami arntrot 0 Urcaa inas Ikematilrtt- and thai Aa unu h muuJ J - -.-w w .V WimwmU with honesty, faintest, ami m good ftUh toward all parties, and we anthorizs tha Gmpttny io usa Ah certificate, with facsimiles of mr sigmaitirci of tached, hi its advertisement." CommHsioHers. tt tie undersigned 3anis ami Saniers will oogaM Priua draws in tht ZiuUuma State Lotlrt wMck mam Uvrstent. td at our counters. Xr5 -MSLEY, Pre. Tonllnna Nat Bk. PIERRE ImVNAUX, Pres. State Nat'I Baafe. A. UAliD WIN, Pros. New Or leans Nat'I Saak CARL KOUN, Pres. Vnion NatieHat Hank. GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING, At the Academy of 31usic, New Orleaas, Tuesday, January 15, lbb. CAPITJJL PHIZE, $300,000. 100,000 Tickets at Twenty Dollars each. Halves 810; Quarters $5? Tenths 33; Twentieths SI. LIST OF r-RI3B3. 1 PttIZE OP J300.0W ia 1 riUZE OF 10O.80O ia 1 PRIZE OF ot'Wte lPitlZEOP -..900Ia. 2 PRIZEb OF JO.aeoare 6 PKIZErf OF a,MH) are 25 PRIZES OF 1.000 are 160 PRIZES OF aM are. .MMM - 39,e& 25,960 23,m 25,030 - S5.W0 260 PRIZES OF SMare.. 60.W4 140,050 508 PRIZES OF Sfrtare. APPHOXIMATWN FE1ZH3. 100 Prizes of f&Oare 100 do. 300 are.. 1C0 S99 999 do. do. do. 290 are.. T2sUtTX.lI. TRUSS. 1 are. 93,300 M,sa 3,134 Prizes, amounting to... Note. Tickets drawine CaDital Priaea are not aatitlM to terminal Prizes. SB Yob. Cunt R.VT3S. or any further infonaattoa do sired, write legibly to the nntJeisisiied. elearir suite? your resideae. with State. County. Street and. Number. More rapid return mail delivery will be assured fey-year inclosing au Envelope bearing year foil address. Send POSTAL NOTES, Sxptes Xoeer Ordera, of New York Exchange in ordinary letMr. Cttcraacy- by Express (at oar expense) addressed 31. A. DAUPHIN, New Orleans, Ls Address Eegistered Letters to SEW ORLEANS ATIONAI. BAXK, New Orleaas. Iia, "R.E3IE3IBER, that the payment ef Priserla GUARANTEED Bl FOUIt NATIONAL 1JANKS of New Orleans, and the 'Beketa are sfgnad by the Pr aident of aii Institutioa whose eaarteiad rights are recogniaed in tbe hiKhest Coocta: thereiasa. beware of all imitations or attoBymoas schemes." ONE DOI.T,AIt. is the price of the swaHeat part or fraction of a ticket ISSUE DBY US is any Drawiaj. Anythiug ia oar mune oiieied for less than a Dollar Is a swindle. ESTABLISHED 1885. PENSIONS ! PENSIONS I PENSIONSI ARE YOU ENTITLED TO PENSION? Every ex-aoldier and sailor who is ia any manner dis abled from a eaase or caused which originated ih the lice of duty ia the military or naval service, and whe waa honorably discharged therefrom, ia entitled to a peasiea and should correspond with me ia regard to It. I aa at all times glad to furnish advice free ot charge, aad X la vite everyone who believes himself entitled to a pennies to write me. I have had over 23 years of active expe rience in prosecuting pension and other claims, aad have secured for my clients orer ONE HUNDRED MILLUON DOLLARS. Every person who places his claim in my hands casr rest assured that his interests will be carefully looked after. There are thousands entitled to pension who nsve never applied, and who may be jeopardizm their rights by Ties'' ec ting to file their claims. I believe that Congress will pass the Arrears bill, which will jnve every disabled, enlisted man or officer entitled, a paimmfrom d&st qfdit charge; and in the event of such a law being enacted; it Is possible that it outjf include otOf those nhoae elmu ars ok, file is the Pnuiox Jtmrean at tht date 9 tit piusaje. Hence the importance to claimants of films their elates note. I also believe that Congress will be liberal in legis lating upon pension matters, and it is therefore te the interest of every ex-soldier or sailor to Inquire into bis rights. There are no fees in pension claims payable in advance. The law rejjuiates alt such fees, and they are payable only in case of sneces. I have been very succeasral la obtaining increase ef pensions, and all who think they are rated too low shoeid consult me by letter. I will ad vise them, free of ebarae. whether or not I think they are entitled to a higher rata. Ivcnmvrieil widows of soldiers or sailors who finiled to file their claims for pension prior to July 1, 1MO. can now, under a new law, secure a pension (if otherwise entitled) for the period of their widowhood. Hasy rejected and abnntioucil claims can now be suc cessful ly prosecuted under new rolinsr and decisions, and I invite correspondence from all panic interested. All classes of claims before tbe Executive Depart ments prosecuted with energy ad dispatch. Cactft spondent.e invited from all parts of the country regard ing claims of any nature against the Government. lean reier to clients and others ia any Congwuikmal District in the Tnited States, aad will give parttester references on application. GEORGE E. LEMON, Attorney at Law, Ssikiisr sf Patents aad CMms, 615 Fifteenth St., (Citizens' Naiianal Bak BNn3 Xock T?ok 325, TCuaiaton, 8. C STABLiSHED 1865; NEW LAWS. Claims of Officers for Remus ter and Arrears of Pay. Congress has just passed a bill extending the Haw ir filing claims of officers tor remitter aad arrears oC wys. By the provisions of this law : act of Jane 3. l&H, and ameudatory act of February J, l3S7,jii persona who held commissions for any grade fur which they war net paid, are entitled ta remaster and pay accordingly, pn vided there was a vacancy aad that they wereactaalfj' performing tbe duties of that grade, or were abseas either as a prisoner of war, by reason of wounds or other disability received in the line of only in mil itary serv ice. Such date of muster to be determined by thedoSe of rank given in the commission prior to June , JW5, or subsequent to that date, when the command was aat below the minimum required to entitle it to an officer of that rank. . The reient act extends the time fox filing these dates for rive Years from June 3. 1JT. CIh of Officer aM Enlisted M te How. Etc., lest ia tie Mce. AU claims of oflieera and tni-5ie4 men for valaaaC horses and equipments lost tn ttt military service, wMah have been barred since Janaarr . M84, can now be we and considered under the previsiatM of th preykwa lib eral laws regarding soch clanns. The time ftr aoag these claims has been extended for three ean. As tba Bureau which adjust these claim is practically wp to date with iuwurix.it is important th.it thechUme be filed at once to insure speedy act'.on. and thus avoW a. lay conseqnent upon an avalanche of such clataai, ai they are examined in the order of nUng " here the officer or soldier is dead, his hairs orlew representatives are entitled under bo'h of the share mentioned laws. Xft.harge for advice. Athlresa GEORGE E. LEMON, Attonioy-at-Law aud Soliaitr E Oliirms. P. 0. Drawer 325. YMSKNNrTON. D. At a low estimate there are at least itw.Qcu conttstoilaai suspendetl entries of pnhlic lands pending beftra ta Geueral Laud Office and Department of the Interfer. A lara per cent, of such cases can oe relieved ftoai aaa-ps.-i. or, in case of contest, can be aided er aasined by the employment of a cooioetent and relUbie atteroeym " .-v:..iuton. where the record of every case ia accesaaia to s: iutorney if recognised by the Department. AHi aisei.u to -ncU eases with promptaesaand eneray. liyJ have such a case write me tor term. OEOKGB B. LBJIOf, 615 Fifteenth StrestN.W.,1iVnsliInStoii,I.t3I LBk W Tl Q X, JUm JkJ h3 o S -, ""-. etj4feAteSvJStafc--s- . 1hls"i3Ssi'iiS&1x'SSt.i ' J. t&t3S& .jCMasssJ'Ca &. SIWan. - J-.SifiSiit '