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i THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASfflMTO D. 0., TflURSbAY, APRIL 7, 1898.
. . o I FILE 'Op UJFflJUYpj. . - a "For Three Years, or During the War" At Home in a Shelter Tent, and Abroad with " Three Days' Rations and Forty Rounds of Ammunition." By johw vyorsis OFPnrmDiNG chapteik ' In (his war-"toryf the hero. "Walter Armi tagc, is a youth who is employed in the com posing room of an afternoon daily news paper in Chicago. The country is on the eve of civil war. News of the bombardment of Fort Sumter creates much excitement. A fight between David Bront.cn, a Unionist, and Dick Morgan, a Secessionist. loth com positors, results in a victory for the former. Walt or, whose ideas of the situation are yet unformed, has a discussion with Bron bon, who sets forth loyally the conditions that confront the Government. fCOl'YKlAHT. CHAPTER IV. DAVID JtllOXSON'S lnI)ICTICXI.O0MIS STHEETAXD ITS l'lCCUUAUITIHS IIOMKS Y TUB GltKAT KOS6 RUOXSQX'S 1'AK TIOULAK 0X1! GOIKG DOWN TOWN 'JO IIBAK THE 1CICWS. "AYhat is lo follow the things which are happening in the South ? You say we aie certain to have civil war. Tell me more about this,' said Walter. Recalled to this mournful theme, Branson's face lost instantly the pride which had kindled it as he began to speak of the exploits of the American Kavy and assumed an expression of deep sadness. "Yes," said he, " we are to have war. and the worst of all strife civil war. I have seen it coming and dreaded it ever since I've been old enough to rightly sc undeistand what I read of history and the papers of the day. Because I believed that the Abolitionists by their agitations were hastening the development of the crisis, I have been their bitterest enemy, though I have to admit in my heart that their doctrines are right. " Fool that I was, I thought that peace could "beseemed by stifling the voices of the men who were crying out against the great National iniquity. As if the pain that racks men's bones can be eased by choking down their groans ; as if a srag in a maifs mouth will cool the wasting fever that burnsup his vitals; as if the blows that fall on the slave's back can be mitigated by beating the man who wit nesses the wrong done and protests against it. " Thomas Jefferson once said that he trembled for this country when he looked upon the negro and remembered that God is just. Now we are s eing the dawn of ills judgment day a da)' like that which dawned upon Pharaoh, the slaveholder of old a judgment like that uuich fell upon the Egyptians, and slew their first born before the wailing parents' eyes. "We -will not escape more easily. Before this visitation shall pats from us Death will sit in the cold ashes of every hearth-stone in the land. No eating of unleavened bread, with girded loins and sandled feet ; no sprinkling of lintel and j door post with the blood of newly slain lambs will turn aside the Dark Angel ! from his mission of exacting expiation." " Branson ! Bronson ! Do Stop on ! Do Ston ! " ex- claimed Walter, in real alarm. "You are becoming wild. The excitement of to-day has unstrung you." " Would that 1 were half crazed, as you think me, Walter. Would that I cGuld not see with such vividness all the vista which spreads itself out before my eyes as the guns around Fort Sumter rend the curtain which has concealed it. 21ut I have lead much of the horrors of eivii war in all lands. I know there is no sword so merciless as that wielded by fraternal hands; I know there is no torch 0 unsparing as that kindled by the &&leful fires of the hatred of kindred; I know what the French Revolution was; I have lead the terrible story of the in surrection of La Vendee. ' Knowing all this, and knowing also how much the Anglo-Saxon people sur pass the French in desperate earnestness, it terrifies me to think what the struggle which begins to-day must become. Do not delude yourself with the idea that there is to be no war worth mentioning, and that this storm will soon blow over by the North backing down from the South. Whoever says so is a fool. He does not know the bitterness of the pas sions aroused. This quarrel has festered for 50 years, and the time has come for hard blows to settle it, and determine who shall be master. It will be a con flict that will shake the world." Waller could not help being carried away by the earnestness of his companion. " And do you intend to take part in the struggle? "-he asked, to induce Bronson to continue. " I must," the other replied. " And so must you and ever) one else who has youth and stiength. For my part, 1 come of stock that has always" borne its pai t in fighting the battles of the country. Every .generation of our ancestors has stood in ranks upon the battlefield, to confront the country's enemies. My great-grandfather left an arm at Louis burg, lost in the wild msh he, as one of the Forlorn Hope, made against the French ramparts. My grandfather, a member of the New York Light Regi ment, survived a Hessian sabertroke'at Trenton and a bullet-wound at York town, to marry and have a son, who was Captain of the gun on board the Con stitution that cut down the'Guerrierc's' mizzen-mast. " He lived to serve his country again p a member of Col. Hardin's regiment, in which I was a drummer-boy. In the last desperate struggle, at the crest of tte plateau on the afternoon of the second day of Buena Vista, where our three little regiments drove back Perez's column of 12,000 Mexicans, he fell about the same time that Cols. Clay and Hardin did, with a copper bullet in his Mcelroy. rinht lunsr. where it festered into a con sumption that canied him off in a few months." Their walk out Madison street had now brought the two printers to Loomis street, into which Bronson turned. Walter made a motion as if to leave him, to return, but Bronson said : " No, no ; don't go back ; come along home with me and take supper. We'll go back down town afterwards, and see what is soinjr on there." Walter willingly complied, lie longed to know more of this strange man, who had long ago thought out and prepared his mind for emergencies which had burst ttKn Walter like lightning from a cloudless skv. 'i-iT. n rwit,tw..rt- ,t ""'"'" ""'" """""" - . m lmmmn h ii nifrr JJkovox's Happy Onlv in Chicago had a section like that of which Loomis street was the main thoroughfare reached its freest and fullest development. Other new-born towns and cities in the Great West had their monotonous arravs of little frame houses, locking as much alike as if con tracted for by the gross, according to mpies lumisieci, nnu manuiaciureu uy improved machinery that turned out so nlim-v liundred finished houses per day 1 X 1 1 1 I d. II or -vvce,c' a11 Wltn lne ''lle suiny white weaiher-noardnitr, ail with tne same . v t .i ,i glossy green shutters, the same stingy little porticos, the same blank, expres sionless gable ends turned toward the street looking, with their two windows and a door, like the impossibly square faces that little children draw on their slates and all with the same penurious half rood of dooryard inclosed by a strong board fence. Other Western places had acres, hun dreds, square furlongs of these ; Chicago had thousands square miles of them. Elsewhere a walk of 10 minutes would take one through the longest street in such a section ; in Chicago one an hour long would not. At a little distance it looked as if some great army had camped upon the broad prairie in large canvas tents trim med with green. The streets were as straight and regular as if laid out by a military engineer, and the plank side walks on either side stretched out for miles, level as a floor, and as rigidly rectilinear as the path of duty. They seemed like long webs of coarse brown cloth unrolled upon the earth to bleach. The monotonous sameness of every feature in the view was very wearisome to the eye. The wilderness of unvary ing architectural forms, the streets, go long, so inflexibly straight, and crossing each other at such mathematical ritrht angles that they seemed as if they might be meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude were as tiresome as endless uniformity always is. But for all this the prospect was vastly pleasanter than is usual with the parts inhabited by mechanics and working men in older cities. Better a half hun dred, cheap little boxes of dwellings than one tall, hive-like tenement; better their raw newness than its mellow age and plague-suggesting grime ; better a walk home over a wearying stretch of side walk than up rickety stairs and through sunless passages; better confinement to a half-dozen roods of earth than to that many square yards of fourth floor; bet ter streets that seemed to run to the ends of the earth, but into which the rains fell and the sunbeams shone and through which the winds swept than many-au-gled, baffling thoroughfares and closed alleys, into whose recesses the vapors of miasm and the exhalations of corrup tion sank, like carbonic acid in the chemist's receiver, to poison ail animal life with which it came in contact; bet-! ter, far better, in short, a workingman's home on Loomis street in Chicago than on Baxter street in New York. For, perhaps 10 minutes the two printers walked rapidly along the springy plank sidewalk on Loomis street, past what seemed to Walter end- less reiterations of the same uninviting type of gable-ended houses, each with its human complement of square wooden features in its two window eyes' and nose like portico. At length Bronson stopped in front of one, which, however, bore no external sign to indicate to Walter why he should have chosen to halt there rather than at a hundred houses farther back or ahead. But as the gate latch clicked behind them the door in front was instantly opened, as if by someone who had been listening eagerly for the sound, and a neatly-attired oung woman stood smil ing in the flood of light thrown from the lamp in the room. "Davie, dear, you are eight minutes late," she said in a clear,- sweet voice, whose accents expressed " longing, not reproof. "Yes, Susie; there was important news to-day, and I stopped on the way to talk it over. But I have here a friend come to tea with me. This is Mr. Wal ter Armitage, who works in our office." " Glad to see you, indeed, Mr. Armi tage," said Susie cordially, giving Armi- Uojrc-Lirp. tage's hand a hearty grasp. "But come right in and get ready for supper as quickly as possible. I am afraid, the buscuits will get so hard they won't be fit to eat." . With this welcome, which to her hus band was further emphasized by the tender look in her hazel eye3 and an impulsive but coy grasp of her nervous hand upon his arm, the young wife has tened away to complete the preparations for supper. The little sitting-room into which they were ushered was, like the two diminu tive bedrooms and the equally modest sized kitchen that made up the rest of the house, furnished with exceeding plainness. An experienced eye, glanc ing from the street through the open door and seeing nothing but the gar nishment, would have Recognized it in stantly as the nest of a thrifty young mechanic and his tidy helpmeet in the first years of their wedded life. Each article spoke volumes of the efforts of slender means "to make a creditable showing. The work of furnishing such a house involves as much comparison of objects and their attributes as would suffice for the construction of a new theory in biology, and as patient adaptation of means to ends as in supporting a minis ter's family on the proceeds of donation parties. There was the gaily-colored, best car- The Song of the Cradle. -Jo Byc,byc!IIope rites liigh: -GV'-vQs There's a Mvcct little cra- rK? -iA dcnr litUc Hfe lhat " r - (ff $ coming to bless ; A ' V J a rX J wo S(y.t cJlub'y hands K.JI J J v "laLvjiipaianacaress; JJt SA pure Iittle soul W"S tvLs7 ig clown from above; -fA a cmning to care lor, a baby to love. In the days when Eve sinned it was writ ten that motherhood should heie after be ac companied with pain and sorrow; but this cuise upon our fore parents lias been light ened Hioie hMm anu m ore as mankind cd to rise ?s hupenor to many of their sins and mistakes. One of the grandest agencies which en lightened Science has discovered to relieve motherhood from excessive suffering is the "Favorite Prescription " devised by Dr. P.. V. Pierce, chief consulting physician of the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute, of Huffalo, N. Y. This wonderful "Pre scription" imbues the entire nervous sys tem with natural, healthy vitality; gives clastic vigor to the delicate oiganism spe cially concerned in motherhood; lenders the prospective mother strong and cheerful and makes the coming of baby entirely free from danger and almost free from pain. The delighted gratitude of Mrs. Pearl Walton, of Alvo, Cass Co., Neb., will find an echo in the heart of every expectant mother : "Previous to the birth of my child." writes Mrs. Walton. " I had no appetite, was sick at my fctomach, had headache, could not rest at night, was. completely worn out in even- way. I com menced to use Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription and began to improve right away. I used two bottles of this great medicine and felt like a new person. At the time of confinement I was in labor but a little while and 1 owe it all to that great remedy Dr. 1'ierctr's Favorite Prcscrip- Dr. Pierce' Pellets cure constipation. i) X.Vi'.l, iiyrZ i II pet on the sitliiig-room floor, over the choice of which the brains of bride and her feminine relations reeled ; there were the comfortable but less showy rag car pets on the bedrooms, presents frm the bride's mother, and in whose parti-colored woof of woolen, cotton, and linen all the garments worn by the family for a decade were represented. There werp tjie curtains of bright calico, the C inevitable canton-flannel dove, with its bead eyes, swinging in the center of tho lower sash, tho framed steel engraving of "Washington crossing tho Delaware," and " DeSoto discovering the Mississippi," hanging against the tin papered walls; there weie the showy chairs and tables, still shining in the bright gloss of the shop, as yet unmarred by the mischievous little hands that were to fill the house with- cares and joys in nearly equal proportions; and closing the view was the dainty little kitchen, with polished stove and glistening array of tin-ware. Walter's keen eyes took all this in at one quick glance, but his was not the experienced eye I have alluded to above. lie did not see it with your eyes, my superfine lady, which, accustomed to rest only on silken tapestry and gilded garniture, would have withdrawn dis dainfully from the contemplation of any thing so cheap and " common." Nor did he see it with your and my eyes, good reader, which, wise with the seeing of the best part of a lifetime, beam shrewdly and humorously, but always with a tenderness that frequently dims them with moisture, upon the in congruous gathering of straws aud inept arrangement of materials by youiig couples in their first attempts at nest building. No ; Walter enjoyed this as a glimpse pf an ideal home. Beside the sitting room of his boarding-house this one was a sumptuous salon ; beside the room in which, he slept, these dormitories were couches of ease and luxury ; beside the place 'where he took his meals, this dainty kitchen, with its singing kettle, and its delicious odor of steeping tea, was a refectory fit for a King; beside the dowdy "dining-room girls," whose ill-looks seemed to be intimately con nected witii the indigestibility of the viands they served, trim Susan Bronson, in her neat-calico, dress and housewifely check apron wh bared arms, and with face beaming witii interest in her occu pation, seemed administering Hebe. Contrast "Was1 the magician that wrought this, charm. Bronson's was the first home that "Walter had been ad mitted to since he, had left his own, five years befoie; itiWas the last he was to see, for several ypars more, and so the picture was to remain imperishably photo graphed upon his mind, as one of the most delightful of 'his experience. The picture was filled out to perfect symmetry by .ai simple little supper which seemed to him exciuisite : bv Susan's talking to him in a friendly, un restialned way, that his abstention from woman's society made co novel a sensa tion as to be almost intoxicating ; and, finally, ,by Bronson's producing their sleeping infant, over which both the proud parents exulted until the last remnants of the shadow of the war wafted off Bronson's mind, and Walter was made to feel that in that child of present unparalled excellence and still more wonderful promise he had in some way the interest of kinship. After supper Walter and Bronson started down town. The signs of a great perturbation became unmistaka ble as they reached Madison street. To be continued.) EDITORIAL NOTE. The excitement attend ing t'no reading- ty he public of the nevs dis patches about the attack on Fort Sumter is well portrayed in the next installment. Other eventful incidents are included. Tourney of an A'ir.sliii). An expedition of scientists sent out by the French (Jcoiaplricnl Society landed in New York last Satuiday on the way to Alaska. They propose to make the trip front Juneau to the Klondike in an airship. The expedi tion is in chaigc of l'iof. Anthony Varicle. a member of "the Geographical Society and founder of the French Electrical Engineer Society. JTc lias taken up the science of aeronautics only within the pas.1 two years, but he has made the most successful airship voyages on reconl. He is accompanied by Dr. Arthur Ter wagnc, secretary of the expedition; Air. Ferret, geologist; Leon Jhireau, a civil and mining engineer; Henry liontiilier, an aeio uatit, and several others. They brought witii them the airship, together witii sup plies of sulphuric acid and iion tilings with which to manufacture gas to inflate the bal loon afc Juneau. They expect to start fiom that point about May 1. The balloon is a cigar-shaped affair, on the underside of which there is a long wooden boom, from which the car is suspended. Jt will require about :;,000 cubic yaids of gas to inflate the balloon. Only four of the party, Messrs. Varicte, Fenel, Jiureau, aird Ter wagnc, will .sunt on the voyage from Juneau. They cxp ct to cover the distance-in about two dajs, althongh 'there arc many new con ditions to he ehcouhtercd. and the lenrth of time occupied rutist'neecssauly be uncertain. - JJiey are very conlidunl ot success, however, and expect to Ijavcifb difficulty in navigating their ship without reference- to the direction of the wind. " ' The ar attached Po the boom on the under side of the balloon rigged with ropes by means of which it can be hauled from one end to the other of-tho balloon when it is necessary to trim the ship. Extending from the car to the lAtllonh is a large square sail that can be spread in any direction, in the center of the tar Is a frame of a triplet bicycle, the pow-r 6f which goes either to a rim at the steirf'for jropulsiou, or underneath for ascension. 'Undtjr the car are runners so that it may bo 'used' as a aled. Iron scoops attached, hang fiom the boom, in which wilL be carried snow, r'ce or earth, to be irsed as ballast. Tho ship is navigated ab about 7o feet above the ground, and is kept ab that distance by appliances which control its rising and falling. "With the sail aird the fairs the aeronaut can beat against the wiud just aa a ship at sea tacks. Prof. Varicle claims that the balloon is perfectly gas-tiglifc and will not leak a parti cle, so that the party may remain afloat in the air at least a week if necessary. The ob ject of the-expedition is to make topographi cal and geographical survey of tho country, and among other things to look for the bast route for a railroad Jrom the tidewater to the Yukon Valley. After the survey of the Klon dike regiorr has been made the party will at tempt to go over to Siberia and look for Prof. Andree, who started for tho North Pole last Summer and has not since been heard from. THE LOYAL HOME IfWOMERg &sK ? jg V, 5fc3 Vnr or I'cacc. The calm, cool manner in which tho Ad ministration Iras conducted itself through out otrr trouble with Spain does credit to our Nation. Thorough, official investigation into the cause of the Maine disaster, unbiased by pergonal feeling, is but just. Our sympathy with the Cuban insurtrents should not lead our Nation into a hasty and unjust de cision irr this matter. If, as it seems, most probable, tho Spanish did sink the ship, and it is so proven, our Nation wifl take action on the matter, and 'the result will no doubt be the Iomred-talkcd-of war. t In the meantime we are enabled to better prepare ourselves for the struggle. Our navy has needed this time for preparation. So far as the delay being of equal value to Spain, wo can only believe that a nation in its bankrupt condition can do little com pared with tho United States. It is reasonable to believe that Spain will look to this war as a fortunate thing foi them. At home the Spanish are divided as to the Cuban policy, and the perseverance of the insurgents renders the condition of affairs critical. But war with the United States would unite the two parties in Spain in one common interest, and a thrashing would place them where they could grace fully i?ivc Cuba her riejhls and withdraw from the conflict defeated, but united in the common interest of build ng up affairs at home. That the United States should be other wise than triumphant is out of the ques tion. Leaving all the facts as to the con dition of Spain and her powers to others to discuss, I am content to advance as my opinion the belief that there is an all ruling Providence that decides the fate of nations, and Spain's inhumanity, not only to the Cubans, but also to her unedu cated and down-trodden people at home, ?;ives assurance of victory to our Nation. Emma K. Martin, Clurindu, Iowa. Call! on Jetik5, of llio Maine. Dear L.U.W.: When the news ell upon the cirizens of Ottawa, of the Mauie dis aster, it struck a chord that touched every heart, for among the crew was Carlton II. .lenks, one of our noblest boys, the ton of an old soldier. Into his home it came 1 ke a thunder-bolt from a btrnny &ky, a de.rth knell. And u hat of him? was he among the survivors? Being in charge of the dynamo, there was little hope that the sarlor boy had escaped a terrth e death. - - . - loin he usust as loval as he wa to Mwi irtrrr ll'ir nnrln. T..'1-irtcrk rkml nn -.m I.. fell asleep to awake in glory. vu. .j-fct.- ""; ""tl "IIU3V JJiUltt.1 Vll UK Miss . P. Jones, Falmouth, Mass., Suppr intendent of the Floating Society of Chris tian Endeavor, writes that she is receiving money irom those who wish to join m a memorial room or Carlton II. .Icnks in the Nagasaki (.Japan) Christian Endeavor Home for Sailors, which was founded throueh his efforts, and those who were as sociated with him, in 1895-'.' C. The Home was opened Feb. .'5, 180(5. It accommodates 21 sailors. Loyally Addic B. J?oberts, Ot tawa, III. An Eigbi-yrar-old mtriof. Dear L.U.W.: 1 am a little bov, and lam going to write a little letter to the L.TI.W. papa reads about Cuba and about the Maine, which was blown up in Havana. IfI were big enough I would go to war and fight for the Stars and Stripes. In the -cr ' TfV ?sf9-s; J lib trends waited, hoping against hop-, rule is the Karsarge. which has just been n? i irePi rC:UUC, lhat ihe wai-an-one I launched, and was christened in honor of h h M -S Ti irt?'rSi V m T"1 -dM " -" bravo old wooden ship that won dis-wrth-the Maine. Ho hud gone to jom tho I tinction in thc fil?ht witll the Alabama. vb vwi'.u... -j ouillWU. IU lv nrli in mi-A nvi f f fmFMw - "'Jiff &&M m PitrsroKXT McKinley.' This is Mr. McKinley as he appears every day when he sits down to his desk to trans act some details of his manifold duties as President. It is regarded as one of the verv best pictures ever taken of the President. The desk he uses was apresent from the Queen of England to the President of the United States during the Administration of Mr. Hayes. It was made from the timbers of an English ship .which had sunk in American waters, but which was raised by this country, repaired and serrt back to England in 1S5G as a token of this country's friendship. The hunch of flowers shown in the 'photograph was from the White House conservatory, which every morning yields choice blossoms for the decoration of the President's desk. paper I saw thc pictures of tho poor starv ing Cubans, r think the Spaniards are wicked and cruel to treat those poor people so. I love our flag; it waves over our school every day. I love my country's ling. 1 am my country's boy; To love and servo her well Will ever bo 1113- joy. Your little friend Bertie Arnold, Round out, N. Y. r..U."V. Notes. Pennsylvania L.H.W.: I should like very much to hear from all members of L.H.W. in Pennsylvania in regard to dues. Shall we let tho fraternal spirit in the old Key stone Stale ciio out? Let me hear all of you say "No!" And the best way, the most emphatic way, of saying "No" will be to send mo your dues. Do not wait rrnul to-morrow or next week or some indefinite thro in the future, but let me hear from you now, and let it not be from one alone but from everybody. Yours fur Progress and Patriotism OUa Bell llotham, No. 148 Edmond street, Pittsburg, Pa. ..BREAD, POTATOES and. MILK.'.. A Dyspeptics daily diet. Dyspepsia jS one of the most prevalent of disease. Thousands of people suffer from it in a more or less aggravated form Few diseases are more painful to the individual or more far reaching in their effects on human life and happiness. What the dys peptic needs is not local treatment, not mere temporary stimulus. The real need is the tomtit; up of the entire system. For tify the system and it will do its own fight, intj, and promptly eject any intruding disease. The success of Dr. Aycr's Sarsa panlla in curinjr indigestion and dyspep sia is due to just thu quality which it posseises, of renewing the vital forces, repairing the waste anil loss of the body. The ordinary treatment brings the food down to the level of the weak stomach. Dr. Ayer'sSarsaparilla puts strength into the stomach, and brings it up to the level of the strong food fit for men. It docs this ny strengthening the entire system. The stomach cannot stay weak when all the other organs are gaining strength. What Dr. Aver's Sarsapanlla will do for dyspep sia is best illustrated in cases like that oi, M. S. Shields, Meridian, Miss. Mr. Shields had got down to the last level of dyspepsia. Hut let him tell his own story: " For years, I was afflicted with dyspep sia which gradually grew worse until I could eat nothing but bread and potatoes 11 GOOD SYSTEM TbO Naming of the Vessels oT tho United States nvy. The vessels of our Navy are named ac cording to definite laws which provide By law approved March 3, 1810; The ves sels of the Navy shall be named by the Secretary of the Navy, under the direction of'thc President, according to the following rule Steamships of the first class shall he named after the States of the Union; those of the second class after the rivers nnd principal cities, and those of the third class as the President may direct. By law approved Juno 12, 1858 Sailing vessels of the first class tdiall be named after the States of the Union, those of the second class after the rrvers, those of the third class after the principal cities and towns, and those of the fourth class as the President may direct. Our Navy was begun when, March 27, 17JJI, Congress authorized the building of sis frigates the frigate then correspond ing in size and comparative force with our modern cruisers. These six vessels were the Constitution, Constellation, Chesa peake, United States. President, and Con gress. It proved to be a very brave and serviceable little navy. According to tho Jaw, all of our great armored battleships are named after the .: ' i . -, JT ' .J.u: , c-t....,. , ..,;, ..... ii.n -.rv...,n ni::,. in i iii;?ti;l jiiiii unit-is. -, .. . .,. . ,,.,,,, ,r. ornrnt. ,ho momnrv nf u,o if f nn r tirni" cl : M - - - - Kearsurge. Congress had to pass a special law permitting the christening. The armored and protected cruisers classed as "second rate" in naval terms are named after our cities. The Baltimore, Philadelphia, Chicago, and many others belong to this class- Thc two ships pur chased -from the Brazilian Government are of this type, and will bo rechristened Albany and New Orleans. One will start soon from thc Enelish docks for Key West, under thc escort of the San Traii cisco. Thc monitors are usually given Indian names the Comanche, Wyandotte, Ma hopac, and so on. A few have been given classical titles, as the Amphitrite and Ja son, but the ma ority have peculiarly American names. Thc torpedo boats are generally named after naval, "heroes or geniuses. Such arc the Porter, Cushing, Foote, Farragut, Ericsson. VETERANS IN THE CITY. Capt. Samuel Howerth, Gallatin, Term. Comrade Howerth entered the 30th Ohio, at its formation, as a private, and rose through all the grades to, Captain. Ho was with the reg nient from fi'st to last, and com manded the regiment's skirmishers at the capture of Fort McAllister. Tin u-ont in i Tennessee some 20 years airo. and has prospered. Among other things, he is in the fruit business, and has a large orchard of harvest apple-trees, the fruit of which, hehrg the earliest to reach thc North, brings good prices, lie is an applicant for the postollicc at Gallatin, and Iras the indorse ment of nearly all the white Republicans in his neighborhood. F. M. Wardall, 3d Iowa, Monrovia, Cal. Comrade Wardall is Secretary to Represent ative Barlow. o.stoh.3:,. hafaa- me Kind You Ilavs Altvaf S BailfifaL sisilo rfea: SfUL, is en &U4f. CTC7 seasoned with .1 little salt, and drink only a little milk. I became so bad that a trifle, too ni'ich of even these caused terrible suffering in the regions of the stomach, darting pains back of the eyes, attended with dizziness and partial loss of sight. Thconlyway I could get relief wasbyom itmg. Finally I had such a severe attack that the entire left side of my bodv felt numb and partially paralyzed, and in thi$ condition. 1 was taken to my room uncon scioik. The physician foiled to help me, and none of the many remedies! took did mt any good. At last a friend presented mr with a bottle of Dr. Aver's Sarsdparilta and before I had used half of it. I could see a decided change for the better I used three bottles and was so completely cured that for four years I have not been troubled with the old complaint, bnt am rugged anf hearty and able to cat anything that can be eaten. It would be impossible to saj too much in praise of Dr. Aycr's Snrsapa rilla. and I would not give one bottle of il for a dozen of any other kind." M. S. Suields, Meridian. Miss, j Try Dr. Aycr's Sarsaparilla if yen are dyspeptic. If you-want more testimony to the value of the medicine, get Dr. Aycr'3 Curebook. It is sent free on request by the J. C. Ayer Co., lowell. "Work of the Pension Otlice. The report of certificates issued for the week ending April 2 shows Army im-alid: Original, 73; increase and additional, 167; reissue, !S; restoration and renewal, II; duplicate, IS; accrued, 113; total, M8. Army invalid (act June27,lS0f: Original, 532; increase, 232; additional, 90; reissue, 42; restoration and renewal, 53; supple mentals, 3; dunlicate, 23; accrued, 122; total, 1,103. g Army widow, etc.: Original, 60; reissue, 1; restoration and renewal, 1; duplicate, 1; total, 75. Army widow, etc- (act June 27, l.H!0i Originul, 279; reissue, 3; restoration and re newals, l; supplemental, 2; duplicate, 2; accrued, 1; total. 2F8. Navy invalid- Original, 5; reissue, 5, ac crued, 2, total. 12. Navy invalid (act June 27. lSPd): Original, 19; increase and additional, 11; rcstorat-orr and renewal, 2; duplicate, I; accrued, P.; total, 30. Navy widow (act dune 27, 1SS0): Origi nal, 10; accrued, 1; total, 11. Indian Wars Survivors: Accrued, 5. Indian Wars Widows: Original. 5. Mexican War Survivors: Original. 1, In crease and additional, 0; reissue, 1; dupli cate, 3; accrued, 13; total, 27. Mexican War Widows: Original, 16; du plicate. 1; total, 17. Totals. Ordinal, LCtT), increase and ad ditional, 515, reissue, SO, restoration and renewal, 101; supplemental 5, duplicate, 17; accrued, 2t"0. Grand total, 2,027. To Intraiacs ca- pepular U -ifn-l Library anl fan.i T rF"". Good Literature, Into lionwnls of I no wlere U 1 cot tlt1y ti'a, we rae Iho fo!lw n pmil and aiTnardnftra tf'r? UprtrnnviitfiiltTvmnty live Cento ue vtHtnUZaaA Ziiteraturtt (" O lier-ialnlnc Klnc 3lonllix of thitt Vear 'April t Jciir icli:t aft ti trtsmber tet uCl olna , I-VpO and pxl-paid, Six 1tO Clj Iier klnauilns RotP. ao3o- Kuiprem of China, a new hanir jerpetaar LIocsbie? CliasMu; p'aS- roie , blooms profusely froia JIy to Dcen;lr; vrili EisEeasriiftth or 10 to 15 ktl tha fiwt jear. n 1 lira throng ti. col&sS Inter w 1 tl-cct rro tection , cfcaiir 'uz for alls, X lilais tod rorehe?. Isccr.'-tant Beauty.ttercsB o irjny co"ore , a jngle fciwh -Kill tear at tte fassa time Sowers of Ta rtans ct s.r, In cluding crccgr,Tt U w r tfc. iprlcct an' cfxrffn. 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