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ll'f • Whatthe Secretary of the Treas- Told th« Senate Financiers. ury TWO WAYS OP SAISING THE MOMET. Sale told, th avai la bl Ox* It T»xsilion. tli.« Oth«r thr Bondi, in Hi* Opinion -Not Sane"!"" »t > Popular Loan - Do«-»n't Think That a 3 Per Cent. Bond Will Tempt Our r»uple, •Who Arc Unlike the Frem-H, '"> (1 Why — The Figaro* Mr Givr». Washington. May 7.—The testimony of Secretary Gage as to the condition o the treasury and its requirements ii order to meet the monetary demands of the war as made before the senate com mittee on finance was Riven to the- public yesterday. The secretary stated the available balance ic the treasury 01 April 30 at J179.832.472. but from this i' •was, he said, necessary to deduct. th< $50,000,000 appropriated for the iiationa defense. He estimated that when the deficiencies in the war and navy departments were met there would be ar available balance of $91.000,000. The treasurer estimated that he must hav- 150.000,000 for a working balance day to day. This would leave now onl> $"9 000 000 of available net cash i" trn treasury, but for the fact that then were some liabilities that would not b pressed. He thought that all treasury could count upon cash to the extent of $70.000,000 abov the $100,000,COO gold reserve. Volunteers Hav* To B« Considered. Gage stated that at the time his tes timony was .?iven none of the yoluntee forces had become a tax upon the government: that the entire 125.000 men would have to be taken care of within a month's tiim:. The best estimates placed the extraordinary expenses for the war *n<J navy departments at $52,000,000 up to the 1st of July next, in addition to th* 150000,000 voted for national de- fence He thought that from J40,MO,000 to $50 000 000 in addition to the ordinary revenues wculd have to be realized between new and July 1 to preserve the K old reserve intact. Without this extra fund he thought the reserve would be reduced to the extent of $30.000,000. leaving- in the treasury only $70,000.000. all told, at the end of the fiscal year Two Method* of Raising Money. He said he knew of no other method for raising :his extra money except by taxation or the sale of bonds. Turpie asked if he could think of no other method. "I cannot think of any other to which T think It would be proper and safe for the government to resort, except by the issuance of treasury certificates. I think it is a legitimate operation to borrow in any way you can make it acceptable to both parties to the contract." BKGABinXG A I'UI'ULAH T.OAX. ions to report to the adjutant general t Washington for instructions. He left esterday afternoon. What the Semite Hid Te«t*rday. Washington. May 7.-One war meas- re was passed by the seriate yesterday, t was a bill to Increase to fifteen the lumber of surgeons in theUnited States army and to authorize the secretary of var to employ as many contract surgeons as he might deem necessary. Almost the entire session was consumed bv a discussion ol an amendment to the postoffice appropriation bill offered by P*ttiTew providing for a reduction of 20 per cent., in the compensation of railroads for the transportation of mails The amendment was pending when the smate adjourned until Monday. ••Tof" Wlfrpler Fii>t Mustered In. Washington. -May 7.-"Fighting Joe" Wheeler was the first of the major general* nf ihf volunteer army to be mustered in. The oath of office was administered to him in the office of thv- fhief clerk of the war department auout noon yesterday. General Wheeler was not only the first major general to be- mustr-red into 'lie volunteer army, but was also the first ex-Confederate n-cHvi- a. commission in the military service of the United States. Half an hc.ur later General Fitzhugh Lee formally t.-.okjhejjath of office. H:i\-f Yon Firiirnds i" the Army V Washington. May 7.—First Assistant Postmaster C.c-nerul Heath yesterday said thai, friends and relatives of soldiers in the rMd. in addressing letters to 'hem should mark plainly the company a.i.l regiment to which they belong as by doing so the distribution of the mail «ill be facilitated, plies to both the regular the militia volunteers. S TO TAKE LEAD. A TALK ABOUT CAPTAINS AND COLONELS IN A FIGHTING ARMY. officer to The, Should Get to tbe Front B*c.r,« They B*lon t There - A V«t*r»n Officer S»y* Th.t Merit, Xot Fmvoriti.m or Accident. Should Fix on the Man. rroDvrieht 1S9S. by American Press Asso[ P ciltion. Book rights reserved.] PINIONS vary as to whflther tbe "boss" iu political life should be tolerated or stun jnarily abolished. In the army there are no two opinions aboui it. Tbe "boss" must not only be tolerated, bnt bowed down to as the man for the bour. Since there is a boss to every 50 or 100 men it is plain tbat tbe "sway of despotism is absolute. Speaking of tbe kind of men to wield tbis power in time of war a veteran officer of all round experience said: character. Soldiers at the front noon recognize that the business in war is to fight and whether put in that form or gome other their test of every man is, •Will he fight?' "No old soldier will deny tbat this feeliog among men about officers who have won their spars on tbe battlefield amounts to a positive force. Such on officer may be bated for his tyranny in camp, but the moment there is a call to arms the soldiers know their master and will follow to the jaws of death. "All who are in the secrets of the army know that in point of fact there •was imperialism at work in the making of- leaders. One of the New York colonels who received five wounds at Gettys- bnrg was a man just fit; to lead his regiment into battle and fight like a tiger. GRIM CHICKAMAUGA. NEW WAR SCENES MINGLED WITH HISTORIC MEMORIES. lmpr*«i« App«r«c. of th. Colored Twenty-ftftb Regiment-Superior 1M*. dplU,* «xd Honorable Record-»w Op- porta D itl« For Our « K htlnr [Special Correspondenc*.] CmcKAUACOA PARK, May 2.- the rataplan of the drums sounded a last tattoo for the armies of Grant and Sherman at the close of the Washington grand review in 1865, it Denied as tiioogh the curtain had dropped upon war and war scenes for the rest of the lifetime of those of us who had survived the storm of battle. Since then we have Ev This ap- troops and HAD A VERY LIVELY TIME. Startling Succ'f ut But that was all. In every other respect h ad military pageants and reviews and BD - there was an un-1 mns ters of armed men accompanied by the mimicry of war. but not until no\% he was a failure, and written order at headquarters that m , case tba brigade commander should fall the New York colonel must not succeed to the command in spite of the fact that he was the senior colonel. In another case the three field officers of a fighting New York regiment were killed or captured within a week ac the siege of Petersbur tains left, but There were several cap- instead of their being Ann-rU-an IVople Not Like the French, the Secretary Says. The secretary refused to furnish an estimate of the expense of the war after- July 1, because he had no data from the war and navy departments, but he gave the committee what he called a "guess" based on the best information obtainable, placing the figure at 525,000.- WP a month in addition to the ordinary expenses. Gase expressed the opinion that it would be impossible to place as much as j:iOO,000,000 of the loan among individuals and in small sums. Explaining his reason for this opinion, he said: "Our people are very different from the French people, if you please, in whose country there are no saving's banks. In our'country there are 5,000.000 people •who have money in ravings bark at a general average rate of interest of 4 per cent. The money is available to them at any moment. The temptation and self-interest to invest in 3 per cent, bonds and disturb their little balances In the savings barks is not very great. -In France the ir dividual has his money—his little savings—stewed away in a stocking, u. sack or a private hoard. It is In cash. It is drawing no interest, generally, and when the government puts out 11 loan it is his opportunity. Our people have larg-er opportunities. That is th'' principal reason why the whole $100.000.000 will by private person;'." To this statement Wolcott took exception, wins:: "The secretary allows nothing for the patriotic desire of the people to support the government and take bonds at less interest than can get in a savings bank. He that they would be »»icm of Accidents J'"ljrht at "Frisco. San Francisco. May 7.—There was an enormous crowd in Mechanic's pavilion last night to witness the Sharkey-Jeffries -scrap." and it was treated to some "ante-belli" sensations. Hardly- had the crowd become well settled when an accident happened which for a time bade fair to assume serious proportions. The seats elevated or. the whole end of the west side of the pavilion suddenly collapsed and the occupants were piled in a confused heap. For a brief period it was believed that many had been fatally injured, but it was subsequently ascertained that, none of the bruises was serious. Next a second section of seats on the northeast side of the building: came down in a heap, and the audience was again thrown into a state of uproar. A few moments later another section in the northwest corner collapsed and the -reat crowd was almost in a state of panic. Then the whole side of the elevated scats came down in a terrific roar, and the audience was almost beyond control. Almost every tier of seats in the house had now fallen, and the 5,000 or 6000 people on the main floor were packed in an excited crowd. The police finally managed to allay the excitement by assuring the crowd that no one had been hurt by the collapse of the gallery- seats and that there was no danger. At the end of the twentieth round Jeffries was awarded the decision on points, but both men were tired. Stores on the Ball Fields. Chicago, May 7.—Following are yes- I think not Vx? taken they governed entirely Secretary Gago— You ask my opinion as to what proportion of thes.? bonds will be token by individuals. 1 don't think that my opinion is worth any more than any other gentleman here. bxit looking- fit it, as T would pay. by- and-large, I do not believe the whole 1100,000,000 will be subscribed or offered for by individuals. I may be mistaken. J sincerely hope I am. Senator AVoU-ott-Ther. if $500.000.000 should be offered, you think that much less than $100,000.000 would be taken by individuals: is that your idea" Secreta-y fiage— I think the quantity offered vvouid not make a very larp ' difference' in the quantity taken by individuals. _____ HAVANA KIRKS O-V A CIU ISKK. Several Shots St-ut Aftrr «n American •\Vaishlp— Th* On b»n Coiiprews. Havans,. May 7.— At yesterday's session the Cuban congress approved the election a.cts by a large majority. Many distinguished people, including a large number of '.adies. were present. Today's s<ss:5ion has been reserved for definite orss.nization of the lower chamber. The American rieut yesterday was nearer than at any other time. At 5:30 o'clock a cruiser approached almost in front of El Morro. The Playa Chivo "battery :Sred the rtrst shot, but it fell short. Tr.e second, passed above the vessel, which turned and retired at full speed. The third shot fell near her bow. Other shots were fired sit her as she "retreated." This correspondent witnessed the. tiring, but does not know the result of the final shots. Xot SijfBilfic»nt of an Earlj- More. Mobile, Ala.. May 7.— Major General John J. CopplnytT has received Instruc- terday's League records at base bail: At Boston-New York 7, Boston 5; at Brooklyn—Washington 9. Brooklyn 10; at Baltimore, Pittsburg and Cincinnati —Weather. Western League: At Minneapolis- Kansas City Ii, Minneapolis 7; iu Detroit—Milwaukee 7. Detroit 9; at St. Paul-Omaha 1, St. Paul 16: at Indianapolis—Rain. T'liree of fin Italian Mob Killed. Rome. May 7. — A riotous mob surrounded a detachment of troops at Sesyo Fiorintino. and the soldiers fired a volley, killing three of their assailants and wounding fourjJthers^ On yir f While Crossing: Lake Erie. Detroit. May 7.—While the steamer Bessie was crossing Lake Eri.c fire broke out around her funnel and before it could be extinguished the car.in was completely gutted. The Weather We Jlay Expect;. Washington. May 7.—Following are tli« weather indii-iiiiions for twenty-four hours from •" ]> »-> '••••st'-vdiiv: For Indiana and llli- nois-Generally fair weaihor; decreasing cloudiness: warmer: westerly winds, ror Michigan—Fair weather; warmer: fresh westerly winds. For Wisroti-iin —Fair weather: warmer in son! hern and eastern portions: fresh westerly winds. For Iowa-Fair, warmer weather; light variable winds. TEEi MARKETS. Chi<'i«c<> Grnin and Produce. Chicago. May «. Following: v,-ere the quotations on the Board of Trade today: Wheat—May, opened Jl 4B. closed J1.45U; July, opened SI 00*i closed $1.00";: September, opened Me "closed 33*ic. Corn—May. opened 33'ic. closed 33%c: July, opened S3%c. closed :i4c: September, 33%c, closed ^4"ic Oats—May, opened 30%c, closed 3lc: "July, opened 26%c. closed 26%c; September, opened 23%c, closed 23%c. Pork—-Mav, opened and closed nominal; July, opened S11.07U, closed JTl.02%. , ar d—M?.y. opened and closed nominal; uly opened S5.S7U, closed $5.S5. Butter —Extra creamery, extra dairy, 15c: fresh ery man at the head of a military command from captain of a company up to general in chief should be boss all tbe time. Not that he need be bossing all the time. But be should conceal an iron band tinder the glove of complacency and BO stamp himself upon the minds of his subordinates tbat be would sway them silent or giving orders, even when absent as well as present. "A man who gets tbere by accident, though, is not tbe boss for tbe occasion. It takes very mcch of a fellow to stand as tyrant over a hundred thinking freemen with bayonets ia their hands and avoid making the tyranny intolerable. The bosses over a hundred and a thousand are the ones who wield the galling lash of discipline in an army. And tbey must do it mercilessly in so far as the men's feelings are concerned, yet retail) their respect and devotion. Without these last tbe boss is a failure when be comes to put his men to tbe work for which he was created boss—that is, to fight. Aeain and again I have seen some soldier step up to a captain inferior in size and thank him for disciplinary punishment that brought ont the latent manhood iu him. It took some men n long time to come to that way of thinking and the whole army, too, for tbat matter, much to its detriment, for ws had the rawest amateur ideas at the start, and, iu fact, with the exception of the commands right in the heat of campaigning all the time, amateurish ways clung to us to the end. "We never got away from the chance of having accidents at the helm all along the line. Routine promotion held sway and accidents gravitated to tbe top only tojfell down on the attempt to act the boss. In the field where the fighting was this evil had its cure because a leader who couldn't fight bis command—and he couldn't if he was a failure as boss—was given a dose of tbe prevailing discipline and mercilessly hustled out of the army. In this way there were nearly 8,000 failures in the boss line disposed of in the Federal army during the war. Of course these candidates cost the government a lot of money and long stood in tbe way of better men and kept tbe whole line on a low footing while they lasted. Truth is tbe majority of them never should have had tbe chance to work evil in the forces and blacken army records with tbe verdicts on their dismissal. The way of selecting officers began in a blunder, arid after our good aatured, democratic fashion we kept it up too long. "We should have owned up at the has there been aroused iu veteran cam uaigners the old feeling that we are in the midst of war. Arid with all the waving of flags, the beat of drums, the movement of troops ia the east, auc along the route I had not found it difli cult to keep a civilian equipoise until struck the martial camp of the Unitec •ulars in this battlefield en promoted a staff lieutenant was imported and commissioned major. He owed bis shoulder straps to an act of heroism and when the face became known in the regiment the soldiers applauded the appointment. The men .thought they bad had a tyrant in the first commander, but this newcomer was tyranny incarnate, yet it was all borne without a murmur because the 'little major' could fight. "Soldiers worthy of the name wish to be ably commanded, and the exact manner of appointment is of little concern. Favoritism in appointment they know by bitter experience brings incompetents to the front. A good although somewhat extravagant example of the true soldier's attitude is found in the history of the Richmond Howitzers which served the Confederacy all through the -war. The men, high and low, were blue bloods, and after they settled down to the real work of war they divided attention between two things, fighting and getting something to eat. Whenever a vacancy occnrred among the officers there were no candidates. No one coveted the responsi- Btates reg canipineut. The camp is here now solely for the reason that this ground was once the scene of a terrible battle, yet it is not that alone which makes the atmosphere so warlike today. It is the -soldiers themselves and their martial carriage and air and ways, irrespective of brass THE NEW WAY. TTTOMEN wed W to1ihlnk "!•- mala diseases " could only b* treated after "I*. C al «x»mlMr ttons" by physicians. Onaa of such trwtanwt kept thousand* o< modest women silent about their suffering;. Thoin- troduction of Wins of Cardul has nov demott- strated that nine-tenths of all the cases of menstrual disorders do not require a physician's attention at ill. The simple, pure taken In the privacy of & woman's own home insures quids relief and speedy cure. Women need not hesitate now. Wine of Cardul requires no humiliating examinations for its adoption. It cures any disease that comes under the head of "female troubles" — disordered menses, falling of the -womb, "whites," change oMife. Itmakes •women beautiful by making them •well. It keeps them young by keeping them healthy. $1.00 at the drug store. For advice In cases requlrinr sped«l directions, address, civine symptom*. 1i» "Ladies' Advisory Department." The Chattanooe* Medicine Co.. ChitU- ooocvi. Tenn. W. L ADDISOH, H.B., Oury, HIM., *V*i "I use Wine of dirdui extsnil»ely l» my pnctlc* «nd fluid it i most «icell«nt prep*ratlon for renui* troubUt. 6tarc that. the army isn't a democratic institution and never can be and be worth a rap as an army. Army bosses should get there by the inexorable sequence of events, not by favoritism or good fellowship. They should earn their places and do it in a way to show their fitness for them. This is no mere theory, because we had examples enough to show that it is practical and might prevail. "Napoleon made it practical. It was no mare figure of speech to say that every private in tbe grand army of France carried a marshal's baton in his knapsack. Napoleon promoted soldiers July, July Produce: 16c packing stock. ll@llV=c. EfTSTS—Fresh stock, 10V.c per doz. Live Poultry- Turkeys. TSiflOc per Ib: chickens, s(p< svic- dnck? Sc. Potatoes—Common to choice, T5«fS5c per bu. Sweet Potatoes —Illinois, SS.SO'gM.OO per brl. Chicago I.iv« Stock. Chicago, May 6. HOPS—Estimated receipts for the day. "5000; sales ranged at $.V20S4.0f> for Diirs S3 90® 4.VJU for light, $::;.95<S-4.05 tor rough packinsr, S19r,®4.20 for mixed and $4.05Si4.-.'5 for heavy packing and "hippies: Ifts. Cattle—Kftima.ted receipt- for the day. ::.50i>: quotations ranci-d at $;"i.00'ff5.:;5 for choice to extra Steers. S4.40SM.9;' for st»od to choice do.. 5415(84.70 fair to sood. J^.^ftA.'.S common to medium do.. S".S.^f4.;r, butchers steer*: J4 00!ff4.SO fed western steers. SS 1=1®4 0 5 stockers. S4.00S4.SO feeders. $150@4',40 cows. S3.10fi4.70 heifers J2..4 @4 "5" bulls, oxen and stags. $3.GO©4.t>0 Texas steer?, and S4.Mfj-6.25 veal calves. Sheep and Lambs-Estimated rece ,', p ^ for the day. 6.000: sales ranged at 13.bO 6455 -westerns. $S.OO®4.S:i natives, and Milawaukee. ilay 6. Wheat—2c higher; No. northern. $1.25 61,30; No. 2 northern, $1.20: July, J1.-4; Mav, $1.24- Oats-V-c llJigher: 32%. @ SSU'c. Rye-Sc higher: Xo. 1. b9c. Bar- ley—tSeady; No. 2, 53^c; sample, 4S6 1 on the spot for bravery, coolness and good sense. He could do it because be was absolute master, with DO political cliques to conciliate. But every winning army wins by the might of imperialism, the swtiy of force that knows no law. Patriotic generals yield their rights and privileges of rank when there is a clash of authority that may barm the cause. Someone must be boss, and they all know that one bad general is better than nwo good ones. When Meade sent Hancock, the youngest of the corps commanders, to the front at Gettysburg, all she older heads yielded full sway to him. "So in point of fact military mis is out and out despotism, the despotism of necessity. And ia a fighting airmy. above all other places, the test should be success. Every ruan of whatever rank should be given immediate recognition for auy conspicuous act of valor. It's all well enough to say that every man should at all times do his duty without hope of special reward. It is devotion to duty thac takes men into the army and holds them them, but the grandest thing among soldiers is esprit dr: corps, and this is fostered by recognition of bravery and talent. A company or regiment is proud of its hero and of the honors that come to him, xnd soldiers are never more proud of their service than -when following a man who has done something to warrant his being in command. ' Who is he?' or 'What has he done?' are queries on all sides at eivery new •promotion. If the answer is. 'He seized the flag and led his f ellowi! in battle,' there is no comment about any other points in his SEIZES THE FLAG ASD LEADS HIS FELLOWS. bility. So the company held an election at which every man was compelled to vote and the one elected compelled to serve. The 'unlucky' mau obeyed the wishes of his comrades and gave to the office the best there was in him for the glory of the command and the good of the service. It is a matter of record that there were uo misfits among the officers of the Kichmond Howitzers; "The real test is conduct in battle, and as the government has a way of rewarding conduct why not give it mere force in the time of need? Here, 30 years and more after the civil war, madals of honor for heroism are being distributed". The winners should have put them OD then. When a veteran soldier, wearing service stripes, went to the front with a new regiment, he was looted up to as a hero and.a.model. That simple bit of braid sewed to the jacket sleeve was a higher decoration than the shoulder straps of a colonel who hadn't smeJled powder. "If a service stripe which simply meant that the wearer had been out once and had the courage to go again gave such distinction, the power of a medal of honor won by gallantry iu tbe field can scarcely be estimated. Men so decorated would play the role of war chiefs without intending to do so, for the sioldiers would follow them in action regardless of the pre-seuce of fledge- ling officers." As a rule tbe fighting boss is anything: but a meddlesome boss. He is not a stickler for military etiquette . but be SNODGKASS HOUSE. buttons and bunting. A camp of the regulars anywhere and at any time is warlike; everything is so grimly methodical. All tbat there io to see and to hear denotes the profession of arms. Today as I started from General Brooke's headquarters on Thomas' old battleground to cross the park to the famous Widow Glenn field, where the Twenty-fifth colored regiment pitched its camp, I rejoiced that although I was in a park tbere were no warnings posted about, "Keep off tbe grass." But my short cut was cnt short the moment I "struck tbe intervening Dyer field, where the main body of tbe regulars is encamped. Seeing an open space between the stables and tents of a battery, I coolly walked on as though to cross it. but instantly a soldier armed with a saber halted me and with a sweep of his blade through the air motioned me back. A camp of regular troops anywhere, in peace as well as in war, is forbidden ground for outsiders. Rules are different in the easy going militia cainp. Taking a roundabout course, I reached Camp Boyaton to find the colored troops at drill, nettled over the reminder of my militaryrustiness, a feeling which increased when I saw soldiers with black faces performing better evolutions than I ever saw in wartime aud doing it to commands I did not understand. Part of the time the commands were given by tbe uew syntem of bugle signals, which the" inventor, Colonel A. S. Burt of the Twenty-fifth, was testing for field us?. The soldiers of the Twenty-fifth are proud of their colonel, and he is prond of his command. When asked if the colored tronps will fight, he simply refers to their record iu the civil war, then says, "Look at them aud judge for yourself.'' There is really no comparison betwecu thy colored men iu arms bare and those seen at the. front in tbe war. It is 20 years since colored Troop D of the Ninth cavalry, now encamped here, dashed through tbe lines of hostile Utes on White river and rescued Major ThornbursLTs command from massacre. Every horse iu tbe troop was killed. On the breasts of the men here are to he seen medals won in that famous action. General John R. Brooke, commander of tbe troops here, although well known on the plains, will be bet- remembered by eastern war veter- than those of western armies. He it was who ac the storming of Marye's Heights seized a knoll within 50 yards of the stone wall and staid there with a shattered regiment after the rest of the army had bsen slaughtered or repulsed. El wood Record: Miss Mellie ROBC» of Monticello, who has been the guest of Gilbert Galloway »nd'tonally,, left at noon for Logansport to spend, a few days. How's This! We offer One Hunflred BoUu* reward for my CMC of Catarrh tinat cannot be cured by- Hall's Catarrh Cure. F. J. CHENEY ft CO.. Prop*., Toledo, O. We. the undersigned, cave known F. J. Cheney for ine last IE yearn, and hellere htnx perfectly honorable to all buiineM tranoac- tionB and financially nble to carry out any obligations made by their firm. W«ST *TBnAX, wholesale fmigKiitt, Toledo., WALK-SO, KINNAS & MARVIN, wholesale DruggiBta, Toledo, 0. Hall's Catarrh Curo is tnken Inwardly, aci ing directly upon the blood and n»u- oou» surface* of tbo system. Price, 76o per bottle. Sold by all druflKUW. Testimonial*, tent free. Hall's Family Pills are tle?b«>t. James M. Oouutryman, of .facksoa' township, recently d*cl»reiJ Insane, was commuted to Longollff hospital. ter ans today by Sheriff Homburg. There U » Class of People Who are injured by the use of coffee:. Eecently there has-been placed In alii the grocery stores a new preparation, called GRAIN-0, mada of pure- grains, that take the place of coffee.. Tbe most delicate Jtomach receites- It without distress, and but few can. tell it from coffee. It does not cost over one-fourth as much. Children- may drink It with great benefit. 15* cents and 25 cents per package. Tr$ it. Ask, for GBiAlH-0. Be Sure You Are Right and then- go ahead. Be sure you get Hood's Sarsaparilla and yon may confidently expect it will purify your blood and- give you appetite and strength. Hood's Pills act easily and promptly on the liver amd bowels. Cure sick; headache. Isaac Walters has taken the contract of cleaning off the Kline cemetry and basi the job nearly completed. Delegates to Jgint-B*presenUtire Convention. Hurry Barnes, John H. Minneman, August Gleitz, M. A. Little, Patrick Mahoney, Terrence McGovern, Wm. Heppe, H..F. Sullivan, John] Hlnn«- Chrls Heber, John Lalry v George Heitzmun, Jame« Gllmore, C. J, Hildebrandt, Hal Viner, Aaron, Plank, J B- Keasler. John Stout, Mark Brown, J. C. Elsert, Charles is for complete and even abject subordination of every man in his oouiinanri. "You have no business to think,' is a prevalent expression around his bead- qoarliers. It goes with the saying tbat men to play tbe role of boss in battle cannot be picked out of the candidate* in the governor's room nor in the camps where raw levies are organized. A hard campaign is the only thing to bring nut the stuff in each individual. Soldieirly capacity should then be recognized and rewarded quickly. A roll of liouur iu the shape of a list of eligibles to draw from for promotions might be instituted. Whole companies and regiments underwent a complete change of character by the gravitation to the top of au incompetent. Fighting commands became just the opposite. The old adage, ••Like- master, like man," was proved true witi a veageance. Generally these men tried hard to fit the role, attempts that only made matters worse, ^o more degrading (Spectacle.can be imagined than that of a vain, weak fellow trying to boss it over soldiers who, for tbe work of war, are his superiors But a muster of true soldiers with a leader after their own hearts is a sight to make Mars smile. GEOEGE L, KILMEB. In many respects this is an ideal camp ground. It is within 400 miles of the coast east and sonth, is high and rolling and supplied with water from artesian wells. Tbe ground is well laid out and provided with fine roads. Tbe colored camp is around Rosecraus' former headquarters, aud that ground, with the fields between it and Brooke's headquarters, occupied by the batteries and cavalry, was tbe scene of fighting in which the right Federal wing was crashed while attempting to cross over and'join Thomas on the historic: ridge. That ibis is ancient history I was reminded today vi-hile crossing tbe park. Noticing some laborers clearing a spo: of ground, I learned that tbey were ^preparing to set up a memorial to ths Georgia Confederates who fell at Chickamauga. Snch an incident in a national park alive with national troops making ready Ar war shows that we live under a new order of things. Among th« regulars there are many officers and soldiers from the south. With the arrival of the volunteers there are whole regiments of Virginians. Carolinians and Texans fraternizing with men from New England, the middle itates and the great northwest. GEOBGK L. Kruoat Best,Newton Martin, Leater Hyman, William Donovan, Wm. McKlnney, Charles Byew, Joseph Hogentogler Wm. P. Powell, Henry Auman, " Ruth, Nathan MoManus. y Mel LAKE BREEZES brinB relief itrom the sweltering the town or city. They rals ~?° n ^ and restore yonr energy. •"" *_™i~;. comfort and pleasure m lake travel is on one of th« LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKE SUPERIOR TRAKSI>ORTATIIW GO'S ELEGANT STEAMSHIPS, .MIlBfs betw«» Cb bland four tines every extremely lour r«te». Write for fateryMa* * week.

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