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-cr" " -- t THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C., f THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1S98.-TWELVE PAGES. 'v-fV-j? Zp'g't. jj-j j ISfAHTRY Drill KreulafioRS St.. unitedstatestarmy as? .r- EVOLUTIONS OF THE REGIMENT. (Continued.) Orlcr in Eclielon. 457. Being in line at a halt, to advance in echelon: 1. Form echelon at (so many) yards, 2. (Snch) the bass battalion, 3. MAltcn. wK im ..y -X4. ri. 86, Par. 457. At the second command the major of the designated battalion commands: l. Forward, 2. Guide center; the other majors caution: Stand fast. T -.-r c 3I ' II 3 Jgl IC TL 87. Par. 457. At the command march, the designated battalion advances; the others take up the march, each -when it has the specified distance from the one next preceding. A file closer from each rear battalion marches at the specified distance directly in rear of the guide on the nearest flank of the preceding battalion. Each rear battalion marches abreast of and preserves the interval of twenty-four paces from the file closer thus posted. 458. The regiment in eschelon advances, halts, obliques, marches to the rear, or by the flank by the same commands as -when in line. Being in Eschelon of Battalions, to Form Unc. 459. I. Form on line on (snch) battalion, 2. MAHCH. The designated battalion halts or stands fast; the others form on the line of the one designated by moving to the front or rear. A general alignment is given if necessary. (TLTE BRIGADE: 4607 The brigade consists of three regi'riiehtsVbuttne' rules prescribed are applicable to a less or greater nunv. ,ber: it is commanded by a brigadier general.' 46! . Regiments in line are designated right, center) Cand left; or, if one be in rear, right, left, and rear; m col 'jimn, they are designated leading, center, and rear? Unless otherwise directed by the general, the regi ments are posted according to the rank of the. colonels; dn line, from right to left, the senior on the right: in, two or three' lines, by regiments, the senior in the first line", the junior inlthe rear line; in column, fromheadj 0 rear,' the senior'at the head. 462TThcJntcrval,bctwecnrcgimcntsis forty-eight) paces " 163rn IineTtJfc general takeTpostonchundredpacesl pin front of the" center of thejjrigade; in column, at the Jicauof the brigade""" ..ThVgencraHs. attended by thc'adjutant-generalrid (ing'on his left?his aids six paces in rear..Vhen the re gaining officers of hisstaJF are present, they ride on the? left or,in rear of. the aids, according as they form one or jmoreran ksfsen io r on thcrigh t; x the. orderliesthreej Spaces in rear of thestalTf" 461. .Th e d ri 1! cxercisesjshould JxC limitedlto'move-5 .racntsuscd in campaign.1 ,Thc" regulations for "the evolutionspfthc fegiment'af applicable to the brigadcf t T W Aft -V a V S" M a A !ilAniVtnUAHMMtArf t n A- . 1 Z r ire habitually marched in column, of fours and bv the! shortest practicable route.' .465.When th if orders of the general to a regimental 6ommander are communicated throughstaff officers, the name of the' regimental, commander, or the permarienS designation ofthc regiment will be mentioned."1 .These orders should be explicit an,d shouldcover th& following points:"" 2 " " First. The maneuver tone executed by" the Drigade; jSecond.The particular" formation the regiment is to' jtake: as.'m two lines, line of masses,Gtc:ZWhen the for? jnation is nut specified, the regime'nt forms in line. ' Third.. When forming the brigade in two or more lines biy.rerimcnt, the number of lines, the distance between) .tne lines, the line in which Jhc regiment is to form, and ills point of.trcst When necessary rstafrolHcors"aresent;.toindicate the ijyoint of rest for each line. ' Fourth. Whether the right or'Ieft'of'tne'reglment is ,to connect with, the left, or rightof another regiment (that precedes it'on the line. 7YA.AWhether.lhe.righ.t ojf.leT t ilank.or.tno regiment mUi be.exposed. 'Being in ColumnofFours7 to' Form Front into Una ,466The general senns orders as roilows: To each colonel: .The brigade to form front into' fine; to the leading regiment: Form right front into line; to the center regiment: Form left front into line', your right connectina with ' left of leading regiment; to the rear regiment: Form righi front into line, yourjeft connecting with right ofleadmg regi Vmonf rtnfit flnnlr nvnnt:prff ,111,,.., .." ...... wvw-w. JfcThe colonel of tbclcadingTeglmentTorras I flight frontr into " line; ithe colonel of the center regiment marches it forward to the line, to the left of the lejiding regiment, so as to have an interval of forty-eight paces, and forms it left front into line; the colonel of the rear rregiment marches it forward to the line, to the right of the leading regiment, and forms it right front into lino . On theTsame principles theregmentsimayJ6p.formed. jrontinto line, in .any order Being I fi Cblumnof FollrlTto'FolvhZLihirtoJfie. RinhtnrOftX 467.yThe' general scndsordcrs: formjin'e'to thlfrighi (or aeft)c , - "" 'Tho colonels command: i:Foursright(orJeft), 2.JMarcb 8. Battalions, 4. HALT "468. To form in two or tnree IinesTtlic general sends1 orders: Form in two (or, three) lines tojhejight orJeft),or, adds: At (so many) paces distancef The colonel of the leading regiment forms his regiment; in two lines to the right and halts it; the colonels of tho rear regiments give the commands for forming in two (lines, eaoh when his first battalion has closed to forty-, eight paces from the rigMJkmkflwjQrstJine joftnq, regiment preceding.'" " " "" ' 469. Being in column or lours, on right ov'left into fine 3s executed on similar principles, each regiment passing (beyond tlie one preceding,'" When regiments arc formetl iritwoor three lines7thc 1 irst line advances far enough to allow the second or third line to clear the line of march:'"' "" ' 170. Being in column of Dlatoons. linc'is formed to the right orjeft. to the front audjinright.ovjeft, according to (the same" principlesT " " According to the same principiesrthe brigade"may"be, formed in one, two, or three lines of platoon columns, lines of masses or lines of columns of fours: or one or two regi (ments may.be given,a designated Jormationr" n March in Linp 471. The genorafsends ordonryifljce in line (or sucft formation), (such) battalion ,ibqeh)xegiment, the .base battalj 107.' " ' " " Tfio orders having beencmmunicatcdrand tnopropen flispositions having been made in each -regiment, the. general pauses the forward to be sounded.' Whf A in two or three lines; the second ana tliirdjines igresf eJ,keLrippsitioiis jlaliyjj to.the fixst linei To Halt, 472 TScgenefal causes the'Taffo Sesounaedwhicll, B-rcated.andacb.rbjyshaltedi -, Vr- Mil . M t yji L XoJarcfTtoiheReai', 43,;ThlrgenenarsedsordersrAforcrrtte7ear4sucT battalion, (such) regiment thebase battalion. Each colonel causes. hisregiment to face" tdthe" rear and gives the preparatory commands to mar.ch in lincf" The general causes the forward to be soundedi The brigade being in two lines, the base battalion will be in the late second line7 now the firsts The designation of the battalion and regiment refers tofts position in line iwhen marching to the rear. " .474. JLne line of platoon 'columnsVlino'of masses or line of columns of fours marches according to the same principles as .when in line. To MarcfTbythe FlanP. --- j - 475r Being in line or line of coiumnsTth'egeneral sends .orders: March by the right (or left) flank Each colonel commands: 1. Fours right 2. MARCH,3.af-" ialions, 4. Halt.. The general then causes the. forward to be sound eel .: When in more than one line, the lines" retain their for mer designations; the first battalion of the first line is Jthe base battalion; the other line or lines maintain tho'. same relatiyepositions as at.thebeginninr oLthe moye iment. 476. 'To re-iorm tne line whenin'Ilne or platooncol jumns, line of masses, or lino of columns.ofjours. the gen eral sends orders: Re-form line. Each colonel forms line. 477. When at close interval; the general "sends 'or flers: Re-form fine, (such) battalion, (such) jregiment. the base 'fiattafion. The colonerof the" designated regimentcauscs it'to itake-jdeploying intervals and form line;- the other col onels cause their regiments to move by the flank until' opposite their positions, takedeployngmteryals, and iform line" fihange'of Fronts 478rChangcsbf" front are usually executed 'by form dug in column of fours and then forming. front into line, or front into line, faced to the rear.1 If in two or three, lines, the simplest 'means aro'used (for moyingthe second andthird lines to theirjiew.j)Osi iioDa. "ITHE. DIVISION 4 79TTlie 'division consistsof threebrigatles" of 'in fantry and two or more batteries of artillery, but tho" rules prescribed are applicable to. a less or gre&ter.num. "ber; it is commanded by a major general." iThe principles prescribed .forthe.eyplutionslpfTtfi9 (brigade apply to the division. ,480. In line, the division commander takes'post one1 (hundred and fifty paces in front of the center.of.thejdi, 'vision; in column, at the head of the division? 481. The brigades are designated, in line, right, center Imd left; or, if one be in rear, right, left, and rear;.incpl , iimn, leading, center, and rear, , iJnle8s other wise directed by the division'commanderi fthe brigades are posted according to the rank of brigade commanders in the manner presciibetTfor posting regir ments in brigades. " 482. The division is formed inone7two,ortnree' llines, by brigade, and each brigade is given one of qhe (formations prebcribed in Brigade Drill. The interval between brigades is seven ty-two"paces which is increased when interval is left for artillery;" 483. The orders of the division commander are com (municated through stalf officers;, the orders should; 'cover tho following points: The particular formation for each brigade and its point of rest; the direction iri .which the line is to extend : the distance between lines, and the point of rest for each line; the name of the' brigade commander or the permanent.numbcrof .the! Jaricade vril) be mentioned. 3?he:corps 484fThc coisconsistsofthreedivisioris, oneOR more regiments of cavalry, and one corps artillery, which, is in addition to the divisional 'artillery The principles prescribed "forthe evolutfonsofthe division apply, to.the.corpsprlajargericoinraandi - salute"withjhe:hand 485. The salute roi"olTfccrsis tfiVTsamc as Iri.ParTf 1 he left hand is utcd only when' the right is una'c"(f pllieers and men. when saluting, look toward the purVoa saluted. .Knitted men salute with the hand farthest from') theotfieer. giving the .salute six'pacesbefore passing) jthc olhcer and holding the hamfat the visor until tho salute it, acknowledged or the officer passed.1 " .The rille .salute (Par: !).")) is made six paces beforo'pass, ing theollicer, holding thejiand at the shoulder until ithe salute is acknowledged or, the officer passed -Courtesy among military men is indispensable to disv : ciplinc: respect to superiors' will not,lx$ confined,, to J wjjcJicnce.on duty, but3vill.be extended on all occasions .ABOUTFACE'liORTOFFICEIRS.' 486.-1 the command about, carry the toe of "tlierighfc fool about eight inches to the rear and three inches to J the Ion of the left heelwithout changing the position. !ofr tho left foot " - i 'Atthc command face, turn upon the leitiieel and right jloe, face to the rear, and replace the right heel by the' : side of the left." " " " Unlisted menoutofranks may use tne aooutface pre? ' Scribed for.ollicers. " ' i MANUALTOFTHE SWORDi i r . - j 487. 1. 'Draw. 2. SWORD. ; At- tne command uraw;- unhook tho sword with" the, J (thumb and first two fingers of the left hand, thumb on ' ,thc end of the hook, fingers lifting the upper ring; grasp j the scabbard withjhe.left hand at the uppej band, bring', 5 the hilt a little forward, seize the gripe with the right ! hand, and draw the blade six inches out of the scabbard ' pressing Jhescabbard against tho thigh with tho left -hand. - - - - . . At the command sword, draw the sword"quickly,rals jing tho arm to its full extent, at an angle of about forty fiyo degrees, the sword, edge down, in a straight lino .' jwith the arm, and make a slight pause; hook up the i scabbard with the thumb and first two fingers of tho left j band, thumb through the upper ring, fingers supporting, j ft, and drop the left hand by the side; at tne same time; drop..heright hand to the side and bring tho back of the blade. in a vnrt,iral "nnQitinn ntrainct. thh ' 'shoulder, back of the gripe to the rear, the ' V and forefinger embracing- the gripe, the left. sitie ot tne gripe witn the thumb against, the thigh, the other fingers extended and joined in rear of the QvvgQiJ'hisJstheposi4 tion of carry sword. . Officers, mounted runhook" the swora'oe-' fore mounting, and, in the -first motion of draw sword, reach with the right hand over the bridle hand, and without tho aid of the., bridle hand draw the sword as before; the- right hand jLtthc carry restson thoj:ighfc 4thigh. ," " ' -"". 488,-AVhen publishing orders," the swordj. (is held suspended from the right wrist by,;l (the sword knot; when the sword .knot is used, it is placed on the wrist before draw-i .ing sword andtaken.offafteiureturninsf . (swordj ' ' 4 89. ' ir Present' '27 Sw onp(or "Arms) . ,At the command present, carry the sword? to the front, base of the hilt as high as tho! dL8.rar.89 j'chin and six inches in front ofjhe necki .eugu .u tne leu. ptmiu six liicues --further lo the front than the hilt.' 1 4 4V.rIvfA i 1 (f i' thumb I'Vfcndfid on tlie. loft, nf ihn. & gripe, alUheJingers grasping the u jrr:pe:. V- 'Atvthi-'ircomrhana,"sjvorrioweH ant nil'"") iijitiu iu tiiu iiuuiuuu-. near, the ground, edge to the left,- hand by the side, thumb.ojijeftpfj igripci armextended ; l.arry, s.. owubu or arms);: 'Resume the car 17 in rendering ho nor si jwith troops, olficers exe cuto ,the first motion Qlr 'the salute at the command. present, the second motion vatthecommand arms; en- f U 89. Tar. itHk ,1190, r, 48 m A f I yf J I I lUII M 'V i f i-A v'. ; aHEav I f 1 Itf q a JKf WTiW ffi '" ' sr IS' v Svl I 'cw ilisled.lnen with tKb the first motion at the sword is returned to command: . Carry, ' 490., 1. Order, 2. prop',tho 'point of,' point on or near the thumb on back of. the At ,the .'command Arms), presume .the. 491. .When arms order, the officers and sword drawn 'execute 492vThe-sword. is while' marching at position; swords ( are .when, -arms are w6r7lcl rawn "execute 'command arms. The the carry- at the ;2. Arms. Sword (or arms) the sword to the front: ground, '.edge down, .gripe. 1. Carry, '2. Sword (or carry are brought to the .enlisted men with the order sword. held at the carry 'attention or changing brought to the carry brought to the carsL pr right shoulder "t qi p-.f ionN ?493.' 17 Parade','2. Rest. r.f m Being at the order, clasp the hands in lront of. the ccn lor of tho body, left hand uppermost, point of sword on ;Or near, tho ground in front oftho center of tho body, -.edge to the right At the command attention? resume the order. 49'In marching in double timo, the sword is car ried diagonally across the breast, edgo to tho front: tho left hand steadies tho scabbard. N 495. Officers on all duties under arms' draw and re turn sword without waiting for any command. All com mands tosoldiers under arms are given with tho sword ilrawn'.' x496.vl. Return, 2. Sword: At the' command return, carry tho" right hand oppo site to and six inches from the left shoulder, sword ver 'tical.'edgo to the loft; at the same time unhook and lower. the scabbard with. Jhe left hand, and grasp it at tho upper band: ,A.t the commandsjvotf, lower tho""blade" and pass it across and along the left arm, point to the rear; turn tho liead slightly to the left, fixing tho eyes on the opening of the scabbard," and return vthe" blade; free the wrist from the sword knot.(if inserted in it),. turn the head to ithe front, and drop Jhe 4right hand by the side; .-at the same' time hook up ;ths'" sword .with the -left hand, and fdropsthe left hand by the side: Officers, mounted return sword without U3ihg; the left' hand; the sword is hooked up on dismounting. 497.. Ati inspection;' onlisted' men with tho" sword u drawn execute tho'first motion of present sword, and turn tho wrist to show both sides of the blade, resuming tho a?rywnenrthe inspector nas jpassea. Modifications Announuea June I7,"i89fi) . 489x5eingahejoruer.or.c.'irry:1,.JF,rC7j 2.'SwoRD (fir arms) OAt the. command prrscnt7rasc and"carry"the" sword to the" front, , base of hilt as high as tho chin, and six inches in front of the nlrk, edge to the left, point six inches further to the front than the hilt,' thumb extendcdjputbeleftoi.tbe gripe, all the fingers grasping the gripe At the command sword, lower the sword point to the front and near 'the ground, edge to the lefhandbytheside. thumb, on the left gripe, arm" extended. In 'rendering honors with troops, officers execute the'first ,tnotion of the salute at the command present, the second 'motion at the.com mand arms; enlisted men with the sword 'clrawn execute the first motion at the command arms. 490. I. Order, 2. Swords (or arms). ,Drop the point of the sword to orneartne gronnd, edge, n6wn, thumb on back of gripe " Being ot the present sword, should "thenex"tTcommana Del otkler arms, officers execute order swords ;jjl$. jt be light slkulde)LarmsJihcyjiKQCiie carry swords THE COLOR. Mdhualof the Color! ' T08iATa coryTthe"hee!or the pike rests in"the"so"cket1 jbf the sling at the right hip; the right handgrasjps the Xike at the height ofthe shoulder. At the order, the heel of, the pikercstson the'grdund near tho right toe, ths.righthandlholdingthe pikeint " vertical position it At parade rest, theheel of the pike is on theground as fet the order; the' pike is held with both hands in front ofj 'ifte contr of the body, left hand uppermost?" s"The ordei' is resuraedat the command attention. w ,The left hand assists the right when necessary. The.carry is the habitual position when.the troops ara fit a carry, right'vshoulder, or.trail? The carry, order,and parade rest aVe'executcd with'the) troops The color-safu t eJBeingTdtTthe"'Jarry7slip""the right1 hand up.tho piketo tho heightof the eye, then lower the-, piko by straigh toning Jhe arm to the front "The color 3alutes inthe'Jceremony Escortof'the Color; and when salutingan'officer'entitled to the honor," as prescribed in "Pars. 422 J,qj127, ArmyRegulations, 1889 hut in no other el.se! If marching," tlie salute-is executed wnen'at'slx'paces' irom the'officer entitled to the salute;,thecarry is re-s !isumed when sixpaces beyond him.r At a halt, tho salute is executed at"the"command pre-i sent arms;JLha. carry is resumedatthe .command. carry Colorjduardi 499. tfneach"reg;fment there7i's "cplorguardj com (poseo" of one sergeant, whois the color bearer, and , two jexperienced soldiers selected by the colonel. Tho. color is. with the. battalion designated by I tho' .colonel, usuallythe second i or the first if there be but two jbattalions. Six Strotifr Words. Criterion. "You may nre when ready, Gridlcy." That phrase of Commodore Dewey's, as tho Olympia, steaming slowly, was getting tho rnngo of her guns on tho Spanish fleet, is likely to be long quoted and widely re membered. Surely it breathes coolness, caro, confidence in the face of an enormous and pressing responsibility. Comparo it with tho thunder it instantly wakened, tho tremendous forces it let loose, the terriblo destruction that followed, and you will find it the most typical Americanism of the quarter century. Mark, too, its politeness, as well as its toucli of comradeship. ITariltnck Tlion and Now. SI. Paul Pioneer PressA The " hardtack " which is being sup plied to our volunteers some of it, at least is a different article from the great round wheaten slabs which the war of the rebe to the regiments now little ouiong uus anout tne size ot an oyster-cracker, but square-cornered. Thus tlie soldier is not obliged to imperil his teeth us of yore in biting from the " slab," or, if his teeth are poor, to dip it in his coffee before getting a mouthful. Baked in this modern way it is moro friable and easier to chew. WHAT TO Some Features of The National TVe have sent to the front as our special war correspondent Maj. Henry Romeyn. He is heard from in this week's issne. His record as a soldier and his taleuts as a writer warrant great expectations. "We have made arrangements for a series of special articles from thc pen of Miss Kathleen Blake, the only woman granted a passport by the War Department to accompany the Army to Cuba. She is a well-known writer and a bright, practical, woman who will treat of flie social and economic side of life in Cuba. All who are interested in the Cnba of the future would do well to read her articles carefully. ; We shall also have a frequent letter from Ass't Surg. Guy C. M. Godfrey, of the U. S. Light Artillery. Awake and imbued Atfth the spirit of this enterprising age, Ave have stopped at "nothing in the way of trouble and expense to secure attractions. Our object is to enlist the largest army of readers marshaled 'nder the Hag of any publisher in America. The .National TiuiwxB is a current review of tho great questions which occupy men's thoughts from week to week. The interests of the Nation aro paramount, and therefore such im portant matters as the Spanish-American war, Hawaiian annexation, British complications, and Alaskan gold discoveries are treated in a cyclopedic maimer as they arise. With all these features The National Tribune is a pictorial paper, illustrated as well as any monthly magazine. We are now publishing t The Story of Paul Jones. By Augustus Buell, author of ' Tho Cannoneer." This writer needs no introduction, as his place Jn the regards of tho readers of The National Tribune is estab lished. A File of Infantrymen. By John McElroy. The American Conflict. By Horace Greeley. The most trenchant review of the events of the war period extant. A com plete history. Fighting Them Over. Brief stories of thrilling incideufs contributed by soldiers themselves. The Forbes' War Pictures. The truest . and most spirited sketches of army life produced by auy artist of the war. Uncle Snowball. Pussonal Uekollekshuns of an Arnvy Cook. A series of inimtable sketches depicting tho ludicrous side of camp life. Napoleon and His Marshals. By J. T. Headley. Splendidly illustrated. Si Klegg as a Veteran. One of the most popular storie3 ever written. When"th"o regimenta'f color is paraded it is" carried by a sergeant selected by the colonel; he takes his place on( the left of the color bearer and conforms to his move ments, romnininor on his left, except wheninjlumjLQt fours with the fiTe cicsers on the left nank, lnwmcri 'case the regimental color is on the right. Tho color-, kept at the office or quarters of tho colonel, is escorted by the color guard, marching in one rank, the color bearer in the center, to the color comoany on its parade ground; and in like manner back to its place of deposit. The color guard, at the command of the color bearorJ presents arms on receiving and on parting with tho color; in the latter case, the color guard returns to the carry ai' the command of tho senior member of the guard, THE BAND; 500. The band is formed m two or moro'ranks, with sufficient intervals between the men and distances be- tween the ranks to permit a free use of the instruhnents Tho field music, when united, forms with and in rear o the band; when tho band is not present, the posts? move ments, and duties of the field music are the same as pre scribed for the band; when a musician is in charge, hia post is on the right of the front rank. When tho bat? talion or regiment wheels about by fours, tho band e.xo- cutes tho counter-march; when Hid battalion or regi mont executes right, left, ovabout face, the .band faces in 'the same manner. In marching, the different ranks dress to the right. In executing open ranks, each rank of tho band takes- (tho distance of three paces from the rank next in front;) ,wiu uiuiu iuhjui vermes uie alignment ,Tho field music sounds the march, flourishes, orrufflesj .and to the coorattbe signalofthedrum major instructionsyorJh'eUrunMajor 50l7Thcdrum majoris two paces m Ironrdflho'ceTP? ,ter of the front rank, and gives the signals or commands! for tho movements of the band as for asquad.substitutj iing in the commands band for squad' The staff is held in the right hand7hand below'the? chin, back to the front head of the staff near the hand'n 'ferrule pointing upward and to the right."" .After eachj isignal the statlis restored .to thisjpositioni Signals'of the Drum Major, To paFa'cetbward"the'bandandextendthb rigEi" arm to its full length in the direction of the staff. To cease playing Extend, the right amjitsfuinengtri nu the direction of the staff. To march Turn the wrist "and "brincr 'the staff to" the! -U Jl .. rr? . i i: a - " (r front, the ferrule pointing upward and to the front: ex tend tnoarmip its iuuiengTniiii-ueuireciion.oj jtuf Staff " "" To halt Reverse the staff and bold ithorizontally above! (thphead with both hands, the arms extended; lower. tha staff with both-naivls .to a horizontalposition'at tnr height of the hips. " To counter-march face toward the band and give the sig nal to march. The counter-march is executed by each f ronti rank man to the right of the drum major turning rightj , about, each to the left turning left about, each followed! ,by the men coveringhim..' .Thedrum major passes .through the center. To obliqueBring the staff to a horizontal position:-the-' Head of the staff opposite the neck, the ferrule pointing:' in: the direction the oblique is to be made; extend the arm io its full length in the direction of the staff. To march by the right flank Extend the arm. to the right?' jthe staff. vertical, ferrule.upward, jjackjqfjthe handto .the rear " ' To march'b'y the' left' flank Extend" the"arm"to tliis left ,the staff vertical, ferruleupward, J3ack of thehand to the! front To diminish'frontIjet theferrule fairintothe left handi at the heightoftheeyes, right hand attheheightpf the anp. " . !" " , To increase front -Let the ferrule fall into the left hand; Sit the height of the hip, righthand.atthe.height ofthej meek .TheV marcn?flourishesXorrufffes-'Bving' the'staff" "tc vertical position,' hand4 opposite 'the neck,'. back oijth? (hand to the front, ferrule pointing upward JThe assembly "Bring the staffT.to a horizontal position,"1 hand"oppositethe neckackXtheanddown, ferrule? pointing to the left 1 '. To the color Bring' the staff "to a horizontal position ati. (the heightof the neck, back of the handjo.the rear, ferr !rule pointing to the lef tf In marching; the druna"majo"r Peats the time with hi taff and supports the left hand at the hip? fingers in f ront' 'thumb to the rear" " The drum major ,v before maJcinghisreport"at parade " psalutes by bringing his saff to a vertical position ,.headl 'of the staff up and opposite the left shoulder.Tf ' The drum major, marching in review," passes'the'staffj between the right arm and the body; head of taestaff .to the -front, and "then salutes with the left hand,' ' , To be continued.) EDITORIAL NOTE. The National Tribune's publication of the Infantry Drill Regulations is official and up-to-date, containing the latest modifications as issued by the War Department. If Is invaluable to the military man at this time. In the following issues the new Extended Order Drill will be given, including treat ment of the squad, platoon, company and battalion in detail, and other movements. SuggeBtn an Insurance Feature. James Hagennan, Quartermaster, Leslie' Baker Post, 303, Hudson, Neb., writes: "An insurance feature such as has been adopted by many other Orders would tend to keep members in good standing in tho Grand Army. I would suggest establish ing a fund large enough to pay each mem ber's widow or heirs 1,200. Levy an as sessment of $1 or S2 per quarter. Under proper management sufficient money could be collected to support our widows the remainder of their lives. An insur ance feature would also havo the effect of uniting the veterans more closely." fed our armies during lion. That supplied in camp is made in EXPECT. Tribune for the Current Year. " Three Months in the Confederacy." By CoL (now Lieut Gen.) Fremantle, of the British Arniy. The following, among other things, will appear in future at an early date: A Loyal Home Worker Abroad. By Elsie Poraeroy Mc Elroy. This is a series of letters from Europe by this gifted young writer, with whose work our readers are familiar. Inside of Rebeldom. By Dr. J. P. Cannon. A, second in stallment of this graphic narrative, going back to the beginning of the war. The Truth of History. This will be the actual history of the war, drawn from official sources, told in an interesting way, and sefr in opposition to the rebel side of the story. Battle Days of the Roundheads. A sketch of the famous 100th Pa. By J. E. Holibaugh. Public Buildings of Washington. By Kate Brownlee Sher wood. The Brady War-Views. From photographs taken during the war. The Santa Fe Trail in the Old Days, and A Journey to the Manitoba Country in 1849. Both by Gen. John Pope. Reminiscences of Gettysburg. By Jas. Fulton, M. D. War Events in East Tennessee. By W. E. Doyle. Sabers Again to the Front. By Birney McLean. The Shelby Raid. By Wiley Britton. The Pennsylvania Reserves. By E. E. McBride. The Firing on Fort Sumter. By a young Ohio mechanic. The Filibusters. Recollections of Survivors of tho Famous Lopez Expeditions to Cuba. By Irviu Mote and S. S. Scotts. We shall soon begin tlie publication of Tho Ativeutarres of Corporal Pike, a thrilling nar l'sitive of frontier life aaul daring service dur ing the War of the Rebellion. A Timely Work. "Adventures in Philippines." By M. Gironierrc. Tin's nam, tive of 20 years of wild life in the Philippiue Islands, just begun, is a feast that is very opportune. This paper contains from week to week the best history of the war with Spain. - -&-1 WXs . jyUl.wa, i tfcs. t&&&i4 $&3fi&&&8k'