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Wend, ,,??!,,-it,?l thia. They ,av' ' ' ,,'
Vb re I . hi ilo them Ute mom good, rbi char.
; '/,' .' I , aboul woi ld be an_atake,_ol
l'"A: I'dolthmkoftbt -...lit Itieundoubl
Wi v., .
' . ?,ii tbe,,.. I Iv Germai are uaturall
,. i-i. their Ideas, hut aomet .mes they sr
, - ?. , tl,-I- over io ih.- Republicans, Ilia
.. villi us, where! I Hie lloa ti
which i- interested only in ib
? , , .1! ,,ivi, i?- mainly with us. Ihei
._,, be in, question ol the result.
.. u Kepubln tn vote be mut b
?Imi larger, 1 rappose; but the Demo
static increase wei outstrip it. About tn- -av:
j . lie p?
, .... I 1' in!; mon
, . linnie than K publit ana i
? H. thal w- were for Ire
w| i Sun. .."., luise us it wai
1 . : iii lin- counirv. lt brought on
i;,,, main * ld line D< i ioi ral
,- R ihe i"? ir i-i
.,! home. I be Rcpnblicai - are a
i , . i;,.'..i to bave a sir-mg eas
.ii eidental rt ?
, ir case i an al jud alon* we ma
in.iu'f.' reasonable hope thal nobody mai hedi
cfi.-il I- .liding the issues. Tuen ws ? can
il' SI , ..
"I* ilu Democratic position on the liquor issu
likely i . live this vt ar. ol negaiive ; i hal ii
,. -. in favoi ol a graded license system, a
i . laius hump! un . leaialation T
" ihe platlonn, I think, will take p. sitive gronn
for graded Iii I ia whal we have lie
a.- im it, and we might as well make formal deda
ration ol it Pei pie will then in bal w
m. foi mi equitable ia*, adjnstmeut; uot foi tie
liquor -I i i imi arbitrary uniform ass.
'I f, i . nm position, li an arb trary as*
latt !,,,, i . ht tbe i.de ti" re would b
??;;.. . thc Leg . ...ni- Hom ' it .tt nt- vu
tu..! prohih vi by imposing a ia*. Ibal
, ld ;i.v. Iii- -. woul i have us .?.i nght
,.v . - ill' il indorsed ul the polls, to make Hie lal
jj.;,..,i i ,, ri .-- tbey bail t" make il ^(Hi, am
Mil "I Ci lilllie the '.milieus,- mal
wot itv,.i I.,.?d to vesting m the Legisla
tun-., iii roi oi thia subj ct. I bal will b
_j .. *i ra ltd clearly enough when the vote become
k:. un npon Hie prowt4*-_ constitutional amend
in- -.,.,. Lu prohibit ion aod oue lor legislniiv
i ? roi. Bach will fail unless receiving a majorit*
of ..ll tbe votes cist, lhere la nol tue sligntea
t oe, iu uij opinion, ol iii- adoption nt cither.''
1 HE 1*01 18. ll-l-l- RACES.
Lt.iT.-vn.Li., May 24. -Tlie spring meetini
af tin i.-.i.-. ? ??'? .!u i... Club was eonttnued lo-ttay
Tinie wa- a large iiii'-'i iiiico. and the betting v-.
?elive. Tbs I rsc- wa* fairly tnst. Tue "cai-" i tea
ai*!-)-!'*: three .-'.aK-- races and a selling raes ol mia
bea*. Th- raring began witu n saab of live furlongs fa
tw vent ???'.??. 'nits, foi win ii then wore nine starter!
IkeStoekland Parm'a oh. jr. Vorsarer, and P. C. Fox.
Ullin',,,, being diawa. Qeoeral Harding crossed tan
trna r'nsi is 1:03Si, witb Bu*?ianan second ami Ernbsrgo
tue t ,v. rite, ihird.
: .: i nee, als*o a dash of Ivs farlongs, was wot
ls/Uolden Hod lu 1:02*Wwlt- Mona aeeond and Mot
pit.. . .i - ? third. Golden Hod -ok
ALL.n inc po Lt, Wb_i*eriue waa scratched a ic_r_
t_ia wa* drawn at tuc post In Hie lllzianaslake)
Cheekuiale proved tbe winner nv a sb-n r h ,1 "roil
Mediator, liieinlle beats wen won try Mctropnlls, thi
Hr- !ie;i! rn 1:11*4 uni the ra couti Hi 1:44s. ??M
tatiiiiie, Majoi Uugbes, ran second.
VAKYLANl* JtX'lrlET < LUB RACES.
Ba LTixom, May 24.?-The seoond dny of tbt
ap ag nt tina ol tbe Maryland .1 .okey Club *r.ts a sue
?bbs. tbe attest?_oe being very targa. The fir*t rice
sae salle tor all ages, waa mdu by Buxom, Brunswlel
atesod, Golden Plover third and Allanokc las:. Tun,
1:44*4. Mutuals paid |18 50.
?; second race, the Vernal Sweepstakes for three
fr. ii.i-. .c. ?,. I-. wai won by Fairview, Kio?
la - ;. w r. i.vu -. He.-i and Toe, Pori
Kyit i loll iwlag iu order named. Tune
'i ??? third raee, one sad one-elgbth mile*, fm
til ages, was won by Hostage, Colonel
lp ue second, i fourth aid
i line, 1:5-1 Mut ,i cs pal i - 101 75.
1 ?? ? ??;*! ince tue Peyton Handicap Rtakea
ka to u ?* ? .. -.Us. mlle heats,
?y iv .I. Chickadee won the Ural beat
ti 1:45V m..I Free Hold won tb- se u.i uud
[tod I i ami 1:51. Mutt?ila paid $104 20,
?13 -a .rn i -i .I.
The Attar re, a steeplechase, full eourae I
Weller tv. .?.-?. waa riven to Ki.ty Clark, Inc -lu I
and.! iv third. Jim McGowan wa* drat home,
out aa ?.!-', ut ifled beea ise lie dropped weight.
Fully lii.ihio people assembled ai the Polo
t3r ,:?: .t, ye . r I i to tv | baa ball be?
ti eui Mi , i nan aud ttbletle nine-*, aalnprevl
- tn easy vii 'orv.
Tue Al k tbe lea in the game si d al the
endli.| - ? be -- -ne stood 11 to 0 I
fervor i'hi i n pl ii - ! p ?"! ly bots In tbe i
r .i th-- bat. Matthew* pitched in Soe I.i, Ibe
IM Ho] - '? ? '?' '?.7 ali Hun ,. I ba
Bf i .: ibe Itbletica na- excellent Tbe summary
of the ?- tine ,- ippended:
ti l 10 ' o
Athletic. lt '.ill li. a R, Melt
It . i r ; ?? .
I my. 1 b .' -j 7 ii ,i iradi-. 1. h.
Kin. a r. i. i _? l ii 0 I -:?: : k, a v. oi o l
Maaa tea - ..lo
O''.nen il 1 ? ? 0 tl IU) nuan i f. n .' ii ii ii
If a rr. .. li. ii n il 1 i ll, I,..-ii, e. 0 oil .". 1
Barwea.C I 1 7 ti o Keele, |. ... 0 1 (I ii ??
Sn ker, .' i. I A >. o ., ki me ly, I. t. o )? - o o
Wan : 0 1 1 - miiu, j !,. .. o v i ::
'lutai.jU Illa, j . rota!. : i, . ||'l
||*-a*Metataa 0 0 0 0 0 . 0 0 <? _
SliilfiiiI.o 1 .1 0 7 On ii , ;
- carin-,!? tthll ip lltll !. ??
- - tittle ii 7 i! et i op tin .... ii,,, to.
i i otal len -ai :.
Uii 5, 1 dr.-. b?to tilts , > i*,ri- ,, . I .- Knight
iu-wi-ii. i.-is-iiuii. O'Kourkr rota! base bus tl lu,
ll ' | 1.8 I'..ll!..,- Jil ii- K'-er. ll.v: un.l 1. ij.lv
Wild pitches Keefe.'J Patsie ball*? Hi | ? Umpire?
Ur ita,..!.,, riiueol t-anif two boan ?
One of the Ix-st contested mat che* of ibe season v.- ;.
plata i ut w .s iv.-- ?: r ?.
t*t f'i Bru 1 v -i iui'i l[ ui-S-l.'p ila':. .-.-Li!.. \
tm , 111 i.'ii)') pf ip , v.: j,i, at
t. ? .? . ii-.- of Hie ','
bani ? .?.i a, i ,-,! opponent* tbe li
ii" e won h ... ,!?, , ,.
im-.- anning th. |? ?? nf Doy! nd Dhu
eei e ,i. -i mu ir, Uei r, ii \
tn. i, . ; ii um . Do. , Faimw, Dow an .
di! Ibe Im
I., took tin If.fl lu .
In- v - . i vi tbt --ti.,, rbe
i -noun ?_? n n n 4
tatmovalt.ua . 0 I 0 0 " o i 0 "- I
'l bi .i .,...-.-. .1 ,,,., .,-. an . ; ic ' il ? in
pl 1 U-, in Harli
j ia 1.11 1 * woo bjr tbe 1... io w m.' score :
Ja rs. I 0 4 S 0 S 3 0 0 M
* .ll I) 1 1 > 0 1 It jj
' : is, N. .!.. Mt. .'!. Tlie second Vain, of
bi Princeton bi ii _muei il for the
l bampl ?? - ip. wai plat ed 1 ??:?.
Ti. diffli dil ni hitting ll-n.'s pltenlng and 1 t.t
orton ai . tv,,,.: p.iuit* 1ieff.1t,,1 t:?. )???,. nine, |..,. M
ton weal Brat , , and tea minutes siter tbe game
Sad been called Wilson scored a run. bavtof reached
tl,11,1 o.ise m. a three baffler aud home b; errors, The
sa ' ? ? : ' opt .! jd ;i.-. i . .,,?i,. ^
ba-i un. Hu..t tn ii ii. a error*and Stewart
sa alls. M un* 1 ob 1 a '? isa bil bj Kimba I lt 1
tT>o 11 en imi,,t. ;,;.,! before thc ? -i-f ol the Inning __.
hti>!-i-i ;i..,1 1. 1 ,inni 1 .m. jin- Princeton men thea
had au av i.aaie to play, but ?uc oded ia tviuu the li
OPP lleUtS lil Hit' rvlV-lltll I ll ll I UK, Wfifti I'llitei.n
aasia tonk the field, a mini ny Ktiwarda 011 iir-i, gave
tM visitors tbe wmmng ran. Clark ut I'riucetou, dui
the most ? t ? 'it. vt.. 1. boil) al bs ive and In thc
Heal, Basking two base hus sad three very dUQlouit
t ssiu lett sold, rbe score by Innings was as!
I'n - ioi. 1 0 10 0 10 0 0?3
Aitilitist.a it ti 0 0 o 0 O 1-4
Kew York. 11 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 <>? 0
C-V'iaiiii.11 lt U 0 1 O 0 1) 0?1
At C m-ii 1.
f"i<'?"?".?) o ?-' 0 0 1 'J 0 0-5
Fi"* I ""'....1 2 0 0 0 "1 0 1 0-0
Detroit.11 1, ,1 o n 0 3 0 0-5
BV-SSOO.0 OOOOUiiUl 1
; '?",.0 1 O 3 2 0 2 |) .. s
* ? ' ?> l'I'-a. .1 11 .1 11 11 1, 1, .1 11 1
K??*l""""??*. -I 0 1 0 I) 0 0 ll O - .1
AllejjUeuy.o U I ? } 1 0 0-11
i,'","'"""11." 0 a n 0 0 B 0 u-10
Colnint.ua.0 o '_? 1 o 4 0 1 0-8
Al St. Louis.
?'->-"ui*.2 i) 1 0 2 0 0 t) ii %
**oiil-)t..t.1 o 0 0 0 O 2 1 0?4
X THE hai.vai:i).*,ai.k RAC*
Boston, May 24.?AI t^fessor Ajj-nssis'i
sjBjsssha-sn, Harvard wu; i,,,UJU Qoocga H. Rffttanls. a
graduate af OasSSB-km V iiversu.,, Ktufland, sad tbs
stroke of Itserew. ssrefsteata iLe tomtom _a-*vat*4t
asss inee at Hew .Lonsest.
P-ACTI81NQ AT ( I'i:i;iimook.
Tbs M'niis mads l?y tbs _bs_iben of tits
American kifle Team, who pin.-ti-e.l ut (.>. etlmoor 1. *
terday. wen. mu up to BSBS*etafBBB. ibis tt_H das t,i?u
abiy to a *tni tvLid which prtiralsM
THK GREAT BRIDGE OPENED.
Continued Irom Kirai Pass.
before 1 p. m. Mr. lorant untunm?d that
the proMssi in would be rormed In ftont "f the City
H . in th- followiufl order, fslhng In in the ri ai "f
tbe Pi party; Tbs Board ol Aldermen,
beaded by Prt -? i I R< i Ij ! tbe I.Isof depart?
ments; other members of tbs < itv Government,
He said it had been suggests I that Commis
? Breni an, of the I lepsi Imenl ol Ch
and Collei lion, :i-'t as the marshal. 1
s.-nt.-.l io. At 1:30 p m. the Till Region ni entered
Ihe City Hall Park, escorting Ihe Presidenl and ihe
other guests A- - b .lt wss made th
cession, which had been formed In tbe corri?
dor Ol the ('itv Hall, tiled out and
took ns place In the line, P
tte ly led the Aldermen, escorted bj Clerk 1 ?
? in !?.:*. Then came the
( .. missioner ol Public Works Hubert O. Thomp?
son, Deputj Commissioner Frederick H. Hamlin,
Sherill Davidson, County Clerk Keenan, Deputy
County Clerk fattie. Presidenl Chandler of the
Health Department, Fire Commissioners Puit-'V.
Gorman and Van Cot:, Tax CommiBsiouera A*t-"'.
Donnelly snd Faitner, Excise Comn aaioners
1! . 'ii.'.n. Milt hell and Morns. I >?. k Commii
ci- Voorbi* (Stark ami L-imbeer, Park Coui
im.-s i.mis Wales, Olliff- and v" nie, Cl ai ties ('"in?
ners Brennan, Hess and Porter, I1
. ,-i -st,ms. City Chamberlain fappsn,
Auditor Jackson and Reeves E. behm i, ol
tbe Finance Department, Senators I?.ilv snd Fitx
i era Let y, Marl ii bi d Kennedy,
police Ju ii ??- Duffy. Kv >.'??"!. Morgan and Mur?
ray. Civil Justices Norton and Kelly, Maurice ll.
. .loin, j. 11 Urn n, Rober! <*. MeCord, n
Aldennen I'womey and Seerv. Theodore A. Hamil?
ton, Colonel Janies 8. Mooney, Sniterintendent
McAvoy, Minor's Marshal McDermott, and many
members and ex-members <>) tbe various de
nv"it- ol the ( iti Govern.'.
rherewassdela* ofn 1 rnors than ten minutes
at th.* i nv Hall. Thu waa Improved by Ihe I
Iden I to cha! with several acqu ai ul alicea
Tbe signal nus then given and the procession
si.iti-d, the tall form ol Cnmmisaiouer Brennan
ti,,\t riiitt ahovc tho City Hull i ont*?gent.
CROSSING THE RIVER.
The march aoros* tbs Bridge was )natle on the
elevated footway. Tbo roadways on either side
were lilied vt itl) popio ? WOO WOKO ad?
mitted only by tick-ts?lom, before
the procc-sion reachod the, liridge
entrance on the New-York -ide. The 7th Regiment,
pr.-, e.l-.l hv its band, tn st entered tbs bridge, then
followed the Presidenl and Mayor Edson
walking together. 8ocrstary Folger nnd
becretary Frellnghuysen and tho other
members of lim Cabinet, Afi-r them
came Governor Cleveland, I,i-'ifuanl-io.vernor
Hill. Controller Campbell, John T. Agnew and 'he
New-York Bridgs Trustees, Surrogate Rollin*, *i
Judjic Horace Russell, ex-Mayor Cooper, Abram 8.
Hew.tt, General Lloyd Aspinwall, Congressman N.
VY. Nutting, John Hardy, Nicholas Muller, State
senators St, John, Browning, Haly, Erastus Brooks
and several other members of tbe Lesialature, the
\arious beads of tha city departments, the .Mat "i's
Marsh?I with the stall of office, Private Secretary
Grant, thc Board of Aldermen, and a larqe number
of politicians and Int Ited guests,
Lining each side ol ths walk at tbe entrance waa
a largo lindy of policemen, and nth-rs
were stationed at Intervals across tbs entire
structure. Tbs Viii Regiment marched np to the
New-York tower, where it waa baited, facing north,
andpresentei] arms a- ths Pre*ridenl Bud .'
passed by. On each . le of the Bridge approach ihe
l the houses were covered with pt
who cheered as the procession moved
iii ng. It was j . il 2 p. m. vt In n
the ('resident reached the New-York tower, wi
be was mel hy Acting Presitieul Kingsley and Cen
i ral Jourdan and stall, luti - i.i iiluns lo
v. bile : be pi ? e ion hall ni. t
the forts on Governor's Island and to the ships in j
ih.- hm hoi and salutes were Ul i ? ueol man h
was then taken up across tbe Bri I tn tho j
pan there wu* ,-i magnificent view in all '
The river waa woll tilled with vesscla ,
were Landan i - v.--!, ]
a iv numerous i] igs m.-I be - (en ,
floating li'i-iii house., pa for in !. I
ll" thoo ? - nf pe ? lined
B ? Viii') j
. t Le v ?!? .* ? -! i beir v.?*..<? s
arno te of th. - : ..,-,,! tim ' -
ringing Itellaand the screech -i the ates wt ,
, . ..,,..,., .. ,-,.,,
\\ n liv procession reseed ths Bro,,kl cn to er
pa ml) V ii iiitu ac use, . :?? ??
niinutei I - ?? .- ml that the p
c . UUtll ll Ci .s -I.
Maj - I al the entrain .- ni thc Brou
tow< r and iden! an 1 pal ty. Tlie
'_'a| Keginn-nl wa drawn ir- along lbs app
rea. !u nu' in th- tower .uni present eil ari
ju,ve sion inovotl bi it. Mi i .
; ? out leil ! lie pr ?? es ion lo the rt 1
r be : wo Ma. -, ami to< th.
the building wu- mac beti where the ce ?? >n ea
were lo take non band si
up- llaii tu iii ' vi'.,' aa t ?? :u the procession
St i ik'-r ''--I fur theil
For , ' ,
BROOKLYN IN HOLIDAY ATTIRE.
The i reeta ol Brooklyn in the vicinity of the
aud i bs l i*. il ,!. were pi tbably n i
fore I If so crowded as they wore yestenls.i
entire popu timi of the twe ? rds ami of
t be surrou ? . towns - ami d to
hat- i v.,.-I in a fj-and
in Fnlton-st.. bul if one went t ? inv
. . the s-inm crow
a pnt aral ce was pre nteil. 1 fronl f Ma -I
bout . ' P ?
li wai a gala vi, in all pm I C'ny ol
Lusiii. . |, ii,.- itrsel. began lo aa
-um-- a festive appearance from tbe multi!nd
decorations. Th I ll .ii .ii pl.. ?,; tho
National colors from the Hag-staffs mi Ibe
iou:, itml from the t dlei one ui mm nti
lig.ii- .--ila. and ?
uer il- alfi id nv. that. I'bs - air- ?
.,..'. '. an i. : mg from thc band ol i
i rtice for several years were restored, and
in the glory of new gilt. The exterior ol Ibo
building was beautified by a shield, from which
fire small Bags radiated, place i \n ,.,.,, h ,,t the lL'u
windows. Ihe front of thc Municipal Departmeui
Building sud itl ? aero decora! tl in tbe
? a a way. '1 be efl) 11 i loee ni hand
was good, hm at a distance the decorations seemed
dwarfed by tbs sixe "f the buildings. Long linea
nfl, aneri were extended from tbs tall ilau-stall
above tbe dome of tbs Court House to the sides ..i
From the City Hall to the Bridge nearly every
building nt Fnlton-st., was ilecerated, many ol
them elaborately. Flags ol all nations, .
strip, ol bunting, aud wreathed and festooned
American flags were used arith much t.I taste
and lavish dlspls . Fina portraits ol the ?
and younger Roebling, Henry C. Murphy, tbe dist
sly pu-,idem of tbe Bridgs Trustees; Mayor
Low aud General sin uni Brers shown in roany
windows A novel affect v..,* prod need in tbs '
window of a dealer in han by draping iu thai
of flags tbe wax figures I to display elaborate
c_lturee aud putting the Phrygian cap of liberty
in their h-ails. x_s mos* elaborate disnlay waa
made by Wechaler flt Abrahtm, B tdeco*
rations, bugs panels were plaoed ovei th.- windows.
One bore tbs word*: ?? Roebling ' < ms of tbs few,
tbs immortal names, tbal wars sol born to die.'"
Another had tho inscription; "Babylon Lad her
banging -.nilen, Egypt hei pyramid, Atnens ber
a, Rome ber Atbentcum; ? Brooklyn hat
Bridge. On its broad roadway the travelling
lons of tbs two cities mav p..**, under Itsspai
arches tbs commerce ol the world may flos! erith '
ens,-" Ths third bore tbe translation fr mila
" 1 li.ivo sleeted a mouumeul mort than
brass and more snduring than ths regal elevi
of tbs pyramids." Representations of a ferry
ad ol the Bridge In immortelles were shown
in tbe lower wiadowa. over ihe ferry boat
tbs i*.nd-: ?? Wc exsn ourselves on am ie il thing
rogai?tass of our own -ates," snd -.
" lien's metal mots attractiv -.'
lu the windows of .**,. ll. Jones rn vtero
drapery of red, while and blur si gs un I picture
of Henry 0, Murphy and John A
g, with -lilli.rate Inscriptions, Ii
tbe windows of tbs store of Ovii theta wwi
. .. ami pal ii I inga - . tia ? back,
ground formed by tbe draper].
In all the principal streets on the ll hts fiat?
ad. I lu i. idaho atelt
m,-,,! I.. .1 ? were those Mai i Los
Hud Chief Kngineer Roebling, on Columbii
|_i lt a o
k fl . - ' * ai in- nations ut each window
the i. nici pal flan ni Brooklt n ot ? r Ihe ra
Al ( ol mt - Ruelili _ s house Ihe entire ti
?? '\ f i-l 'vi'!, ii v.-. bields, flowei s .u.i t. -??
drarx ' ? were the
New-York end Brooklyn. Over th- street
tt s anspended a large L'nited .--.it.
it.ig. William C. Kingsley's h..u*c in Waa]bing'or
C.uk waa ? ' .'-??.'? iv .' - ii '!? I. I In - v< 11
- and iv sr the Bridge wert1
masses ol colot foi decorative pnrpo***, and from
i'vi-iv flag-staff m the city floated a flag, lu City
Hal! - ted th?
most attention tiaa a represeutat ion rn iroui of the
Park I in-,itrn nf tbe straggling village ol
Brooklyn In 17i?'., ol ths primitive ferry
in IH14, oi tl- Bridge of to-day, and <>(
the possibility in 10S3 of a hundred bridges span?
ning th- lia-t River. In Pnlton-st. ano Myrtle*
av-., casi ol the City Hall the displays were lavish,
but in the residence quarters away from the vicin?
ity of the Bridge no elaborate display ttm made,
] though many thousands ol nags vt -re put
? it At the rroapecl Park Plaza, in rompkins
, Square, al Ihe Ht Ifortl .venue loiintain nnd in
the Saw Vartl all the dags were flying rhe small
narks at the emla ol streets running to Columbia
11t-iwlif-. and thc pi :\ ii- parl
and I'n ii poul ala were made gav wiri- it)
i ne*?lanterns of many colors One ni Ibe large
im i ld inp, neal the Cit t Hall whiehshowet. a meagre
display was the Garfield, ni Conn and Kern?n
? ? ,, which is owned bi Mayor Low's fat her. Among
tin- hu i 1.11 ii j: ? el i boral eh tlei orated were the B
lyn and Oxford 4 lub Houses, the LTuiie*l States
ItniItliug, tbe Pierreponl uml Mansion Houses, tbs
Academy ol Mush- hi,.I the Brooklyn Library.
was generally suspended al ll a. m.,
and v. , .pl.nod in tbe general holi?
day. Ihe schools wera nol in s**tajon and the
hundred thousand school children added to
the throng! in lbs streets lesding to the Bridge
l n- absence ol hu-mess vehicles snd the stir
ot every ons to iii-chm! structure gare ai i
? v quiet io many ol Ihe street* |.;i
hort ol persona were attracted to Fort Grecui Park,
witera the Presidential and Bridge opening
salutes of 21 ami ion gnus respectively
wera fired l>. tho (.ailinn; Mitten, tinier
Captain Rasquin. Salutes ware otoo fired
al Stagg-st, and lim Bushwick Boulevard. Thu
open au concert In Prospect Park by tin* 13th
Regiment Band was largely attended, especially
tj peri?ns In cartages. If lasted from it t.< o
p.m. Attbsssme time a conoerl waa given by the
17th Regimen! Katu! si Bedford snd Division ??
THE GATHERING ON THE BROOKLYN BIDE.
I'he unusual sound of tbs woodman's uv sss
heard cu SamU-st.) Brooklyn, opposits tbs Bridge
entrance, n* early bs 7 o_took. l_s streets trent
being oleared of tbs growth of old tree*. Be
tweuD 1! uml 10 o'clock tho crowd be?
gan to gather, and it* proportions swelled
i's i he hours psssed.
A detachment ol pol.cu wa* early ou tho ground,
and tbe space was soon cleared and ropes wsw
stretched to keep back ths crowd thal Isl rin ths
daj was to try tbe vigilance and snsrgy of '.ho
Hue- outed gssi lisna The p-illes then formed a
hollow square in front <>t Cir building At
Intervals other platoona arrived and were
quartered in tho basement of tho Louse
No. 2<\ Sands st.. Immediately opposits tbe
approach. By noon tbo fores numbered 230 men.
mid? tbo command of Inspector Jowett At noon
were aerved with refreshments. By the
announced for the admission of visitors fully
10,000 people were present, with ami without
tickets, bul ail. or nearly sit, anxious :?> get In
Many inch ant* and la i to pass the
gn lid on *-!.:n pretexts t for I he
I h- fragment of the future elevnl
i-, lr, h fm Wa ih
. . I tu tho
?ul be Bom I it in
force. He waa -..??, al ?? ? diable
ou Ihe ? rh
, .1 on tbe h.h.I i>- am, or m .
ic ck. I
"Son-vent rot tbo PH
from il:.- :
toiin.I rea iale
* *n .
...1 i.l...it t:,- -it .
. \ ?
ime C. he a
appro .t lu il, : I.- ... uiul i ,,*.!.. il
... , sigh) rn lt. Ol I '?.-. ii. .;u
, ps ?? red a* Ibe 2'A I
linea in 1
-?, 11real ' ,?i Ide places al Middagh .,?,.! I
"I wi li I ?* is "ii Ihe other aide," . -i -vi*, wist*
i i'd '?* .'Iii:
? i ? ? >by vt bo I - ?? ,,.? 11 o-.i
', i Hie
pince, tn i to a ear, aud bel -? ? i -i'i
lilli BROOKL. N PAR .] ?
Hi ul ge r, nsteea and
eral I.'. H. Ja
Marines, l. r Lou
wutul, 'I lie ii"-. ed at theil
ll. I bri
' -I V ,1
badge, ti hi. b adu to tho ( iou I
cd i h.mil..-i ol i !..? Cily (lull _",0 per?
sons who were there wei M ' City Works
- louel l.'opi- -. <' -o' i . i ? .
I'reasuror i ? . I it? Ktulitor Voeaje, Judges
Moore, Mel ue, i.'--. u ? au I Clem
t nis. Bi idee Tra I - Marshall,
Slocum, Stuma!! m. Howell, Witte,
Barnes, ruxCollectoi Tanner. Corporation ? otinsel
ray lor, A jessoi Trnslow, Health Commissioner
md, Fire Coiouiisaiouei Purtrid e, llnildinga
( .v.-mis ionet Gaylor, t nv* lerk 1 ate, Kxi i -.? < 'om
l.v.i... and Lauer, lbs Hom lt
>f Aldermen, li lucatton and Super?
visors, the Pa,! Commissioners, Sheriff
Stegnian, Sunogate Borgeu. Districl Attorney
lattin, United States 1 >i?*:n- * * l, nney,
I,.- Commissioners >.l Cbsriiiea anti Corrodion,
Messi . Reave, Kissarn an l Van Sicleu, Count!
L'leik Thursby, I ? r ' ird?, County Treas
iii.-i Scheark, Coroaoi Keller, ex-Mayors Po..th.
linm. i .titi Lambert, ox-Cuntrolieis Ss ei and
Huirell, ned ex-Aldermen Black, Ray, Prencb,
Clancy, Bliss, Whitney* and Talmadge.
A moog the othei [ni tedgu la wera < immodors
rp.tii.il, ol thal attedtj ates Navy : i aptaiu Potter
Lieiiteuanta Bridge. Trsmaiu aud Drake,
Director Martin, Modi il lu , ctol Bloodgood. Sar?
is ina Van Rey |
it.ift of General Hancock, and Generals Brina,
King, Robbins, Christensen and Brownell <>f the
, i! Guard. 1 bs bis of l lc- Socii t v ol
lin I'.,o, .lt mic.-, attended ina hotly, ami .il,,, ibo
Memorial C imraittee ol tbe *ii md Vimy Veterans.
A squad ot polios u - vu Holbrook re?
torted for duty in iimi! ol tbs City Hall at noon,
md the mounted police nnder Sergeant Johnson
epDit.-.l at tbi ji tera of the Sei mid Dirt*
A lt ? ni:' ute aflei 12 o'clock the 2'A I Reg
i to i- place in Ren -
-vu ar. i .. ' eol the par., formed.
.' tho h poiu .-. 11,, i, CttU1i)
he (Mb 1
r-s \| irinea, the -.':i i i
ty it* lull baud, followed by tho guests lui ited to
if epi es . by Mayor Lou and Comuiis
nonei Ropes. I'he pi cession waa closed hy ibo
? Iva I ol pol ce .ui loo .
I h.- 23d i.'t-.'ii.i.ii! made ,i n ie appearance in ths
mw hine uni!,vm recently adopted, v.,iLi white
sanvss c ivt red cork bein eta snd \- flow shoulder
.no:*. Al 12.40 p. m. the procession started, th
eing io li.-ins.vi, i iv.i in. licurr.Mi.tdai.il
imi Handa sis. to tue Bridge. Aflei b_m?>
ng upon Iks sppro?ch (Lo ruests
went into the station building and the
tro ps man .ltd to the Brooklyn tower to bein readl
nesa to roceivs the guests from th.aoity. Many
th ii - inda "f i>< rsons Blathered to watch the parade,
ami the appeal ance of the troops was frvorahl/
.?i.i.-. i non. An interesting Incident at Clin?
ton snd l.-in-n Bts . bofors rhe line of mSTOD was
. iii- ni.med ftppsaiauoe of
a Iii 1 flaxen bair* I, blue-* v- I toddler, who had
iv ..raved i -Anv from Ins guardian, He
hore iu one band a tiny American Hat* and In the
i picture of tbe Bridge, and he alternately
? quietly down on the curb
atone direct.] in the way of every on.) pasginj*.
tvi iv .! aside for hun and fall men il
ot,., ila be . 1, ivi' ii- looked BS li ippv as if safe at
borne. Aftei resting awhile comfortably Le rose
and toddled nil to be los! In the throng.
following the procession to ths Bridge were Mrs.
t olou. I VV. ... Roebling ami her Invite I Bi?Mts in
Bncariiai.es. Mrs. Roe . iccompanled
. wn. Tho chief engineer was unable to at
. be exen ia *. but watched tbs crossiilg of tho
Bridge from his window.
day -chm;-* along rm; uiver.
Alon- tbs water fronts bnsinemwMpsrtisllysss
psnded snd orowdi of iaHors, 'longshoremen and
citizens gonei .Uj lonngi l in the sun or walked idly
along looking at tho decorations and chatting.
I i nearly every budding that faced tho piers
Sags aud other bunting wers displayed. A fresh
breeze blew up bom t1 ocean and fluttered the
flags, and the bright sunlight shone
ov.-r all. Along tho piers the hundreds of
ships from every laud lay wi:h M their spsrs uplifted
like ' ros es$>l som- peaceable < rnsade, " and nearly
even one wss gay with a profusion of bunting.
Each verne t arried her national ensign at the peak,
sod had hei rigging decorated with flags of other
nations and her signals. The most prominent flag
was that of tbe stars and stripei fur every Amer
lean vessel, from flagship to tug-boat, carried one
or more. N-xt tn pomr. <?f numbers Barns
the British flag flaunting insolently u ths face of
o'lii iiovuii Rosas. Beside these nero the white
noss of Sweden, the ci'-lor of Franoe, ths red,
white ami Lia..-, of Germany, ths red. whits
green of Italy, ai 1 nearly every other stan.lard
which winds ever waved or sun .hons upon.
Along the North Uiver th* great ateamahlpa
rovie,', with thousands of fluttering stroanmts and
Unga ' which almost eoncealsd tln-ir
ami rigcinfj. At tiie Brooklyn wharves,
where the Lugo storehouses, with the bale,
and li ariela of the merchandise of two worlds
looked in their bosom*, frowneii on the tine river
sparkling in the sun as If they disspprOTOd of lin*
wholo proceed in cs, lay many of those ungainly
-hips of iron Balled oossn trumps. Theae vessels
throw out a few pieces of bunting, bnt were uot as a
rule very elaborately decorated. South -at., (rom
Ih- Kallery up to the Undue, was thronged willi
people all tLn aft? moon, and on the shipping alon?
hero wu* the finest display of bunting
It waa as if the forest of masts had
blossomed ls neath th- induenoeof th*- roting spring
sunshine into a thousand gorgeous dyes. Every?
where the eye glanced there floated from, and
almost concealed, th* network ol rigging, Migs and
benni ra ami signals anti stream, is.
All tbs ressalfl anchored in the stream were lik.*
wisi amis., of Muttering color above tlvir dark
bulla Tbo war vessels belonging to the North At?
lantic Meet anil the ships of th.* fruin me sun ad ron left
tbt I anchorages mar Bodice's Island about rn on and
rook np ;? isition In the Baal River h.-1 ow thc Bridge.
I'irst flagship rennessee living the flag of
. ? . * siper mid cay with a waving mass
ot bunting, ."sh.' anchored opposite Hurling
sl p, a ii-1 th other vessels ol the fleet, tbe Rearsarge.
Saratoga. Vandalia, Minnesota and Vsntic, loos
position behind ber, forming n line tbal reached
down almosl a* inr us Qovernoi - Island.
Ad of ili-iu were rovi red aith buntiu ?
l i beautiful sight as they ty at I heil i
! i Ihi
i-iu m is .'.I in fronl ot i he foi .lt he
-carlet ami blue ol the mai gobi n rn
! iigu.il to ann mn ? h .
i he thunder of I il bul the (ii nlge it.i?
?I All tho ferryboats .vi the Casi l.'iv.-i ibal
twil . ll li s
fore the lime fur I
.. ? . md
?? tried i he experiu. : _? on
the . and forth
i In over.
? . i e very o
soon ns l'v- boa I re lehed its dip. - v . ?n
lilack tl it.i a *" id ii. ? sings, 'I ne
I . - V*-..
the Cn rea vt ? %?
? ? 1 over the
_ li I'ti'iv al tho N ivy Vanl
io ,. I lien
thundered. Volumes of smoke wrappe.l mast .--I
I--, nv,-) lui-,-/ ? iv.-tT ii ., lid,)
l-l fl mo .ht lla.-s ., ; ii ,,
? .1, os*
and -'- ? int rs os tlie nt r. A
Na! inn .1 salute ? w lieu I lie fr*
reached the Ww fork tower ol tin Brnlgi auda
-,?,-,,.,il one ti ben li* i-.- ii .I : lie Iii ? sub
Aboul ii o'. I H'k tin* fleet i war t - Iron pe I
i!mt n to its former ii
- n for
se vi i ?? ? bunt -
ip. .'. reeeiil , the N ivy
iy ;>!!?>!- on ? u'.'lv
irv, aavi-d th" I lovel iitiieul several
? t - le fttllUll
lap', i . , ., i uiiu .il pilot
ihe iug I riana.
\ [KW - I ROM 1 il!'. rUIBUNK BI'II I ?
? - I the
ted on and neal t Le liridge was t hal
i, huiitlteda ul .n ? enjoyeil wh
ougli to ? -??
t lie high I - ting ll ? ? vi ire.
I I- lena ls ol I if I Liitrw uml th ii fri
n bel of : IH) wen Ire lied to Ihe -??
! inc lt:! ut SR building, ji poini
higheal portion "I the
,,i >be celebration w< re losl and the Bi i ??? and ita
?> en- nol hing more i van a few de*
tail* in :, aweepin ? mid magnificent panorama
limits,,I Ihe picture were aol hy thc horizon reat
tng on the hills thal rose to meet it ou every aide.
I ? ? , the - -nil,, over Itovernor'a [al tn I. with ita
-.Tut s .md foii)i d nero**) the Bay Staten
Island lifted its head. io thc rael tbo ridge of
lulls which, beginning her.-, runs like ?
backbone the length ol Long Island, shill oul the
ti si on whi, h the I a nev could con lu ie un of i li.- I,in,.
far beyond. Watthington Heights, with some
rnsgsdnessof outline and crowns of Forest trees,
met ths ev.- looking i" th- north, while
in thc west, beginning witta ths magnificent
roikv vt.il * ol tbe Palisades, the billa
ol' Njw-Jersey declined gradually until
they ran oul In the barren tl itness ni Bergen Point,
Flags Hying from the stutts on high iiuihtiugs ami
the mas.s ot tbe shipping ut Ihe whait-* were via
lida to I. en cv* ? to the ii".ns ,.i thc picture,
the pr.i!u rs bunting of thc latter, especially
below the Bridge, where the Heel of
uar vessels, a dozen yachts nnd a acorn
ot other cm!! iinl- al anchor, throwing a hit ol'
warm co I oi Into tbe picture tinder tho bright light
? mn, tli.it enhanced th" effect wonderfully,
Looking down into tho City Hall I'ark after tbs
? i wil began i" gather, seemed a little liku looking
into an ant*)'neal In a state of onimotiou. Where
the crowds v. >- densest Individual identity u.i,
I-.,t, tun tbe wbole swann iras ccasel--slv in motion.
I'ii- main entreats ol activity wera through the
middles ol the crow Isi a* tbs aldus w?ro ap
proacbt il tho movement * became moi -
and moin -lu.i'uii, until the cordon
ol police lhai kept the multitudo
v wa i rescht d, wi
"i nm.ita "I e ti ite nen!, the movemenl n i
its minimum. Wbeu the procession was heard ap
pr >aching the crowd swayed, and tim pi tub of the
v.isi .uni vague barnum) iii.ii rose uno tin- air
above them weal up un,ii i n,,,
ire ol the pull.nut. I ?,,- pro.
of whits in the uiul,nins ,,f i),,.
soldiers threw their ranks lu ? . md clear
'iii relief. Hie procession ol civiIi.tus waa blurred
u u were iharp sud bold
il- lht>Se -I e -,.-? |1 ,,f .,,1 ,, ,.
1 he lookt is .vi from lu*: rntsi mi roof beard
id -u iii-- ? eh bi il ion ext epl thal w hich arose
ir un tho street below nntil tbs salutes were fired.
I'o t!: in id- procession across the Bridge moved
a*|v a*, ghi-ta R ven tbe sain tee from t...\.
Island aud the war ships sounded weak aad
t ' wind i.ic.i from the northwest
and ? imed tbe deep boom ol the anna uud the
? "d''if i-"?: li. i.it m. io t .srsol the denizens ..|
1 lyn ami the villa ? ?- b 'youd. Bul tbs
.. lo liming tho u.mg was thrilling.
All the vessels of tho fleet were headei
np tho river, and as their guns belched ou
their boisterous grestlng, tlrat from one side am
then from the otber.it was easy to taney then
actually employed Ina naval engagement, rirs
came tbo quit ^ llasli of tire from the port-hole. an<
then denso clouds of smoko that unrolled them
selves over the dancing waves, anti then, whippet
thin and white by tbo breeze, ll un
their folds around the hulls of th
vessels. After several seconds would come th
m.iso of tho explosion, little louder thuu thc soum
of it great drum. The salute trom the >av;
Yard in Brooklyn was only such to th
ev-. But when tho steamboats in th
river, the excursion steamers, ferries _ ant
togs opened the rslves of their stesm whistles, Bsoe
seemed come again. During ths firing th * cards o
tho war vessels were manned, but the seamen Ol
them looked from lin: i'm ur*,*: root bks dark peg
a foot long, stuck ul regular interval* into tb.
li: wini; THE BRIDGE.
Before the spes-lug Lad bi-eu flnlsbed at tbt
Brooklyn ststlon the police b igan to prepare for thi
dispental Of tbe audience. Many of tho*.) who bad
been standing In ths aisles, between the rows ol
snails, were cnmpclled, much against their will, tc
fall back snd mako their way to tho liridge,
In several instsiaces tbo sergeant in charge of thal
Inly used what tho onlookers consklered nnneoea
tary incivility and ruddies., and made au unpleas?
ant exhibition of bia authority tu removing atten?
tive listeners from the hall Ths chief result of thia
wan to cans.) a dist?-banoo while ihe orator was in
ms of thc Hi-si interesting parts ..f ins speech. In
>ther respects the separation of the throng wss so*
somplished without bindranos of delay. While
ho Till Regiment Hand waa playing, a number
if a villaintunees of Mr. Arti,ur and Governor
.1. vv lu.d gathered around them and exchanged a
'cw words of conversation. As they stepped down
tpon the Moor and movt 1 between the linea of Soo*
>[,? on both sides, they were greeted with prolonged
Hiern waa a frost luiiliitilJe of
stople in Sands arid adj -tining streets,
i wai ting the conclusion ol the Bxereisss for a sight
if the President snd those wbo .nc unnamed bim.
Jofoie Lc left tlie building a largo portion of tliose
rho came to X ? Fork bsd slresdj departed. The
-li'liiilissi tbossin the street were
jcknowledgsd b. Presidenl Arthur and Govenioe
.'hvelaud as ths party entered Um esc*
tages to he driven to tbs bouses of Engineer Hush?
ing .,ml Mayor Lo?. lin- 23d Regiment Band aad
) detachment of the regiment preeeded tbe car?
ia-,.?-, and the iiiiiu hody ot thc regimenl followed,
ls they went on a*?OSS Kultou-.st, toward Columbia
(eights they passed through a throng every mo
iii-nt growing larger. Rot only wero the sldewsikfl
ind doorstopsandaii otbei available plttM sslongtbe
me nf inarch filled to overflowing, hut iu ail tho
idjaa.-nt streets rter- limiving, running, pushing
ines of people of all all sges and cius-?ea, making
hcvr way in tins disordered fashion toward tue
ions", of th-* Chief Engineer and the Brooklyn
Isyor. TL** party in tho carriages stopped
it Mr. HoriLlings Lon**, aud the I'resi
lent snd those with Lim went in and shook
muds with Mr. Roebling
U'nen they left tee Bridge th.* Presi
leut was in the first carriage and tbs Governor in
When th.-y oauie from Mr. Roeblins/fl
louse they ent-red the same carriage with
iavor Low a-nl iron timon to tLe la'*
pi * hom... The demonstration at tins pout
va* somewhat diftereut trom any that had
V-, oded ir dunn.; ihe day because it proeeeded so
.rai' \ from ladies. I bey crowded tue windows,
- tie stoops, the .- i and thu side
miks of Columbia Heights, aud madotbe place
adi?nt with their brigid and fashionable oos
:.-:. s \, :'ie carriage containing tbe President
eared tbe M ct m's house tbe oooa
i.i! wai jmlkcrohi ?fs thal ft
ito all a! nm "f
ut,eting li.i. Long linea ol carriages followed
ltor, who* :* dressed occupauta seemed
;. non .iuy io -nov the -j) dacie. I ba o]
ill [ghi i rema
i ? .varuor had ev. . .1 the
i\\ n- COMING TO THE (NV.
I that pourod into tha city over
- tren tor s
i.i-l.l'v. Ail ill- lilli!" uls ll ld ,
u ,. and thou ;h there were few ip k ial
,,:,,. ' dar i rai is were ' rowded.
be Pe rlvania i ;- *i a special
to their reg i, ol which ..vcr a
, , it >d darin ,? :ii" .l.u lilli d with *
?? ployos of this road thu could be spared
md a bolida 0 ths Nen -
rsoj c utral Ra li ad i ?? a wers s,.w^iu
is wmII as regular trains.
ae . an ring several iiiuidred pt i s ,n,
ailed . from Laatoo, Penn., and another
ten pas- ., cami noiii Long Branch,
autiroveaod adjacoul points, 'I'he Erie Rail*
ml brough! a arge . . i Pat
son, N. J., aud the Delaware, Lackawanna ami
estel i through trams w re all crowded, An
-cut ol the See Jersey Central Rai road
? al the lowest es imate two hundred
is come t. ih- citj trom New Jersor, and
? though) th it .-i?i? p ' Miengi rs to b train wonld '-o
At the (jrand Central Depot tbe trains that
rived h id few oars with empty seats.
i? stream "i people thal pours out of tho
it ni Porty-seoond-st. ami divides to tho
al and th- wost in the face ol itorof
hackmon, wu* swollen larger than
mal. Ihe dav travel, incoming, however, was
?? a- -!?? ii aa th- railroad oft, -i had lo ked for.
t special (vims hail beeii put ou, but tbe regular
of extra cars.
i he V'tv
?iveii root brought In aboul I DOH |ieoplo intent
uling tbe La i River wedding. Ihe super
though! thai the uu ibersc?I 1 would
it ? been heat ei hail it not h en for th
.hon) l,(l - he ,...
bi ..-, i ii,m, i '.mn??-1 cut
.luis. Those were two excursions from Bridge
. '. .
il a i-l the n ii -i-i raili . ids
! | im,'ii.-ss on their i
nu-, I, ?? . ted lu.ii i in- liirn ? ? s . ?
? .in-ill '-'.IliiO. i
largei roluuie of passengers went oul ol tbe city
, i hr.,- ron. ls tn ii, .-un- in Mint business m n
linen trade tra- nile, ted bj ile. partial stiapension
business took i iio o.ip.ui min \ to make a holiday
. I ...III, l_v .
I h. Inn na whit li arrived hf tween Sand 8 o'clock
- - riled tu their utmosl capacity, although
th ililli bad several extra oars. Tue rush of
-;bi.sb.-is to in- i :v ti I- not so largo, however, as
ii- ot thc raili a I filHcers had ai t cipated, lt was
Mary to run sp? al trams to
itv Hie Visitora home. I Lo regular train* wero
pended upon to accommodate the whole of tho
.in,- on ali ol til ? im. a. I'he tide of travel turned
lout 9 o'- im k. although ths outgoing trains al
n: time were nol heavily laden,
['he ravel out be elevated railroads waa nnusu*
iyli.ii).> ail t\oy, lui! lin: usual time fl
inl lat.- in tho afternoon, winn apecia u.i,ns
r- added, Offioera of th.- Manhattan Railway
unpin., said that they had uuil-.ii'iaugoiiieuls
i carrying s much larger number ol passengers
an usual, ant) thal thoy anti, Ipated no difficult)
the matt r of transportation. Trains worn nm
alnui int-1vals later than usual,
le tba hun for the display of fireworks ap
uached the travel increased rapidly; nut while
jins were run in sufficient numbers to sa-eoinmo*
le the travel there wa* sonic delay,especially on
li.ml ave lin-s, on account of
a long stops at !li? sta tiona. Shortly
vi' -i i,'chick thors w is au a'ni-'St C ci Manolis line
trains on the Third Avenne line fruin Canal-st,
to Ninth st. I'he trains were moving slowly,
t persons iu the la-t tian., aaa tbs fireworks
Ij [rom tbe car windows When ttie lid ? turned
ras I . delay lathe moving of tho trains,
neil nm- bile 1 rapidly. Until 11 o'cloi k all itu,
to tv ii 11. i -:. i were peaked i losely,
I nun.te i ol pleasure-seekers cnn- to the eil \ Lr
tt, bul mostly from the immediate viiunity. I he
it Powell had a luge crowd of passengers
IOU aim ai ii v.-d ni the morning
ui Rondout. The Pall Rivsi Line
amt! arri veil ut 11 o'clock with over OOO pessen*
a, ami tin- Stonington Lins and other bound
amen bad nearly a* many, I beru were beside
v> special sxcursious. Hie llarrj Hill came
ni I lushing, L. L. chartered b> Ibu Bitua Club,
rving ..ier ;;.in -??)._, i h- Iron
amer Persona was obtained by Alderman
iii*, ot New Daven, to bring s
ty of a thou?and i.pie in time
see tbe fireworks. The barge Walter Sandi
-light neal l\ 1,21)0 persons from Perth Am boy,
itu Amh, ,y uml Roy port, and about the lama
nbci ..I people nv -I*, on board tho IV, ll.
non trom Jersey city uml Hoboken. A party
ni yonkers on ihe steamer Caroline A. IVcne
nhered 600 persons, ann a puny ol 200 persons
ns on ih- 1 ai r. town propeller.
? lilli" thousands of vi-itm . returned to tbeu
nos by boat and train, Lui.dieu* remained In
w York over night at tbe hotels. In.. ...u.i
?BB, hy virtue of its pis 'ion, v. a -
iiiuti carly iu tu- day, aud Something of
the prestige of its palmy days, when tn
Astor House was tbe beat known la tbe oount-tri
seemed to gleam from tho grim, diDgy ir-*_rf,tj
walla over the Jostling crowd that puiih-f
and elbowed one another on its step- and a_9
ridors. By noon all its available rooms weie tak-n
ami would-be guests who were turned away tooti
themselves further np-town. Th.) St Nlcbo__*__
Metropolitan, tbe Grand Central, the Fifth Aveiin_
and all the up-towa hotels had their capacit!
taxed, and after tbs fireworks in the
evening the applicants continued to come The
Tilth Avenue Hotel bad 500 gnests, an
pearly all the bousea below Fourteenth-.
had cots in the corridors. Numbers of pTr
sons wero wandering vacantly about sq
decided whether to cling to tho remainin**
-solas anti easy chairs or lo seek other quarters QrZ
tnwn- Among the prominent persons registered aa
the ditterent houses were William H. Barou-iT
of Connecticut; Charles J. Faulkner!
of West Virginia; Austin Corbin, A?
torney-Oeneral Colt, of Rhode Island, at tua
lifih Avenue jf.enoral E. jV-ttius, of Selma *__
bama, at tbe St. Nicholas: ex-May,,s
Becker. of Buffalo, State Senator 'I'lttit
uni F. 0. Babcock, of llornell ville.
at the Mefropolilari. and Mayor l'araoni ol
Rochester, K. I., and Senator A. li. Col.iuttt' of
Atlauta, *Ja., at the Grand Central.
THE POLICE ARRANGEMENTS.
Inspector Murray at 9 a. m. took command of tba
police of bis district sspocially detailed fur tba
Bridge exercises, aud was watchful and actlva
throughout tho day iu supervising his force. At 6
o'clock small details of police were potted at the
entranco to tho Bridge. The Inspector made tag
City Hall Police Station his headquarter!, and had]
under bim Captains Tyuan. Aiken, Petty, Webb
McDonnell, Allaire, Mccullagh, Clinchy, Leary
and Bergbold, all f Lt) captains of tho Vt Ttl Di strict
At 10:30 three sections of police, numbering oyet
700, Lad reported for duty and were assigned
?.latona In Park Kow and tbe adjoining streets,
while, _50 men wero stationed along the prome?
nade and roadways of the Bridge at intervals
of about fifty feet, extending to tho
Brooklyn tower. An unbroken line of police ex
tended along tha east side of Chatbam-st., shutting
off the ,pa<e before the entrance to the bridge, and
this line later was prolonged across Chatham atid,
Centre ats. When the ceremonies were concluded
tho police cleared the bridge and about 200 of them
were dismissed. The rest were kept on patrol dutf
down town all night. Four policemen waru posts,
iii ssch pier from Wall-st. to Urand-st., and twenty
small boats mannod by tho harbor police wore sta?
in.ned along tbe water front to lave people who
raiedit fall Into (Le water.
Flags tJoafed all day on tho police stations aad
on Polios Headquarters, but insldo tho buildings
there wai unusual quiet. There were very few
policemen loft indoors anywhere in the city. Tho
Ponce Co?missioners left their offices at Police
rleads.uarters early In tho day and took
carriages for tba fifth Avenue Hotel. Nearly
nil the clerks went away at noon. Superintendent
Wailing donned Lis uniform and wont lo the rifts
Avenue Hotel iu time to see tlie parade get under
wav. He ran as far as Etglith-st. and Broadway to
stop that pait ut tho 7th Reginacut winch Lad goos
too fur in atlvauce of the guests. I hen Lo -Talked
to th* elevated railroad f-tation at Huus
ton-st. and tho Bowery aud rode to
tin- Bridge entrance. When Le returned to Polios
ll- idquarters late in the afternoon be spoke of the
police regulations wltti satisfaction. US hat! re?
ceived no reports of condicta between citizens aol
p.-ln-men, and he thought there Iud not been any
Inspector Bvmes call'-d together all tin* tbit**M tivea
In the department, about 100 in ail, at Ti.toa. m..aud
seut them out two Lours la'er to look for pickpnck
efs, l.ach detective, in plain clothes, bad aatatim
assigned to bim eil?er at. tho Bridge, in Ciiy Hall
Park or between tlie park and tbe Fifth Avenue
Hotel. Tlie general order was to arr-st on sight
any person known to bc a thief who was seon ui tbo
crowds, ih- professional thieves appeared to las
aware of tho intention of the detectives and they
did not make their appearance.
About 250 policemen were detailed lo Brooklyn.
ahout the Sands-st. entrance, thu main body viking
post at 10:30 a.m. .-'nine were posted along tin*
promenade and roadways ot the Bridge, as on tbiI
New-York side, A line of men was formed Kraal
Satlds-St., OU tho west side of W aslinis'toii--!., atid
i at Fnlton-st. and othei points, to j
back tbe crowd ol people, were di iwn up. b
Intendant Campbell was in command, and ::?? >,ui
d by Inspector Jeeett and Indi ( autaia
HIE EV EMS U DISPLAY.
SUCCESSFUL CLOSE OF THE I l.-*l 1V1T7.
Nightfall rcle:i?od a ho?r of persons who bsd leen
kept in shops, factories snd offices during tin* day,
snd sent them out to swell the mi ried of
ugbtseers. The day scenes ta ths
?treets snd public places wers re-ei les.
-Tith increased fmphsair Winne Lum ir.. 1* had
stood in lin) tlaytiiue tboussnds i
at niglit. Tho upper portion of the city
secm-d almost il-aerUd. the popular leanne ol the
celebration at nlgbt being theezhibiti'in ol nre
works from the Bridge ant the t s,
which could not be seen to tbe bes - lima
itdisrui,c. Ths lorritor* tbatofferedagood
vi.-it ita- a wide on-., however, lin* * Ity Rsl
I'.n i. was a po.nt of vantage irmi wilek
thousands saw iLo display. All the
cross-streets opening near iLo Bridgs, tho
wbarves on both sides of the Eur. !,' ver. Sooth**?
for a grant portion ol it* l ogtb, tho upper wi: a
.ind ihe roofs ot hundreds ol buildwgsbitMth
cities, aili sever il hundreds of boat! Bl Snohsf
above and below tue- Bridge, commanded tr
views of tbe fireworks, snd Done of theil sci
dations wera wasted, rho towen
tum of pl.t' SS f T -uch au skhtbttio i as was gives,
foi they lifted the *f-**ctscle ?, high iu ..ir thal
hardly any quarter of either etti wa, quite b I
out Holli tho sight.
Tho Prasident and friemls witnessed the
brilliant display from Mayor I- ?*-.'?
house on Columbia Heights, and i
repaired to tbs Academy af Rusk ta Brooklyn,
where tbe Pres ilsntial roo ptlou : *ok plat -. < hi- f
En -I'., er Roebling bold a reception, too, and i r
ot Brooklyn- people st) ited theil spprodation ol
tho great monument of engineer! | -.il
Ly t.ie ininti linn created it.
Illiiinitiationi were sd led st ufa nous I
street decorations of tbs two cities, snd ibis brought
electrical lamp* into prominence. I'm: liv - I
tower, wh lob looms up like a light-?ouss I
?eon tlinn the water front, ?us Lung about Mutt
lamps from tho United -tates Ulmumal.ng
Company, which toads it, n*?r to*
the liridge tower, tho liio.t ctX-picnous
object on the treal side of the Bridge. rhsPosl
i .ni - dbme wss similarly illuminati).I. Pot -rn
Lom belora tLo raCake's aud bombs threw their
parti-eolond glare over tbe Bridge its arched rots
of lamps spanned lin* river, looking ??! a distanc 1 ks
a bow of glittering Jewels, 'lin* iii in u!.* last.'.I
for an hour. Then followed thc reception in tbs
Brooklyn Acadensy of Mnsie, sod with ths ths
closiog scene of tho celebration,
A day of such oxoitement could iwtWprec **>
laiei.v brought to a ciost*. and il was thsnfon ?
strangs that tho streets remsined crowded bc
hours, ami that the stUlneas of in,:11! d.d u >t
settle down upou tbo siivf.r eities anni it WSS al?
most lime to begin the activities <>t ano th ?! day.
Tho celebration -tensed *>n wlthaul fl drawoa>s_,
Accidcuta were fevtr ami irill.n.'. l_OUgh great La J*
K-is ttere run: onler was easily preMrved hy tie
police, and a well-arranged pro ,'r.uu BS WSS! IR sd
out smoothly and well.
P1REWORKS PBOM THE BRIDGE.
When tbe Uri.lt;.? I'm*!"bs gave Dotwillei A street
the order foe the pyrotatehnie displsy t? oelebraie
the opening of the Bndge, tln*ir instructions item
tbat it should be tbs unset thing of Its kind evor
laen in this country, worthy ol the pl >oe and ths
'ccisioii. N"i only was the exhibition a* a whole
ttighlysuccessful, bul the isdividual plecrawsfo
made esp -tlvlli >' fol' tho oee.lsi.iu SUM OZtrS t linni
il.t Largo ? ole. lbs lac: that then wera sltogsthsf
,\, i foul '??? ii tons ol in- ifl, ? unvs - sssss
dos oi tbs mammoth proiwrtioiia ol iu.- sutei taio*
neut, winch included ao <?? 730 shel ,. GS
lights?or M bottquets"?of roeketa "t M
iiut iud to the High:. . , i m. 1.1 j.eigb
igg li'"in t?" to f.nii- p iii-ls in iking
in all *-trOM 7,000 pieces sent oil from ths cen're of
the Undi;.' -done?beside Ibe o mtiaual tonreal bess
lt wssesnotly 8 o'clock v>:,.*n Mi-* UuraC. i>f
?viiier. the dsngbter of tba -amtlosaea who w.j
reepousibls for tne givai.-r Bari of tbs it-signs, bred,
ll- Ills; boil,!,!.'! Ol Ifty lOvaets. 1-iS ** Hi 1 I*
uga 'i lt a skewer ol stars ima the lowerson bot
Md.*, and was lunuedialely follow od hv a tl,-'!