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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY APRIL 28, 1897.
TRIBUTE TO THE DEAD
General Grant's Tomb Appro
A MILLION PEOPLE PARTICIPATE.
The Greatest Tngeant by Lund anil Sea.
Ever Witnessed In the United States.
The Occasion Slightly Marred by a Chill
ing Windstorm, but Otherwise It Was a
New York, April 28. Never but
onco in thistory of the world and never
before in the history of the United
States has such a tribute been paid to
the noble dead as whenyesterday, with
wonderous pageant by laud and sea, the
nation dedicated the tomb that now
holds the body of its hero, Ulysses S.
Grant. It was an occasion more of tri
umphant eulogy and national prido
than of funeral rite, for, in these 12
years sinqo first the nation mourned for
Grant the keenness of grief has worn
away and in its place thero lives in the
hearts of men that hero worship which
found such tumultuous vent yesterday.
The greatest of our citizens, our sol
diers and our sailors yesterday stood
eido by Eide with men of fame from
almost every nation of the earth and
paid, without regard to race or creed, or
party prejudice, the last and long de
layed honor of the living to the dead,
while the greatest throng that over filled
the city of Now York added it3 surging
pean to the roar of belching gnus aud
the tramp of marching soldiers.
Ecfore the presidential party left the
city to take part in the dedication cere
monies the flag-decked streets were
black with people, who cheered vocifer
ously as the great men drove by. When
the tomb was reached a strange sight
met the eye. All arouud the oval in
the center of which stood the gray mon
ument to Grant, were what seemed to
be black liillocks. This somber back
ground was formed by the thousands of
spectators who filled the stands, built
up from the ground on both sides of the
tomb to the level of the steps that lead
to its massive doors.
The solemn service of dedication
seemed to throw a strange hush over
this vast throng. The president stood
bareheaded In the wind- When he
spoke ho was heard distinctly by the
fi.OOO persons who stood directly in front
General Porter's oration in honor of
the hero seemed to impress the crowd
less than the Eight of the pale-faced,
bareheaded president, standing beside
the widow of the dead general, ex
President, Cleveland and the gray
haired statesmen and soldiers. It was
their presence rather than their words
that lent solemnity to tho occasion.
And when it was all over, when, Mayor
Strong had, formally accepted from the
nation tho trust, of the tomb, and when
the president and his party disappeared
in the luncheon tent, a sigh of relief
went up from the crowd, for at last the
hero lay in, the tomb befitting his re-'
nown and fittingly aemcateu by a grate
While the land parade. was waited for
after tho conclusion of tho ceremonies,
the sky became cloud-laden, and tho
wind increased until it almost howled
around tho trees. Tho dusty roadbed
of tho drivo was whipped up until black
coats became brown and spectators for
Book their unsheltered seats for the pro
tection of tho tomb pillars. Then sud
denly, under the cloud of dust, from
tho south, between the two black hues
of people, which seemed to meet in tho
perspective, came the nodding plumes
of the soldiers. On they marched, an
endless line of white aud red and blue
and gray. First passing on tho west
side of tho monument oval and return
ing on tho north road under the monu
mental arch, thoy passed tho president
in review and thon back again into tho
black background and tho white clouds
Surrounded by his cabinet, his gen
erals and his friends, President McKin
ley stood and reviewed tho grandest
military pageant ever seen in this city.
Thero wero regular soldiers, regular
sailors, national guardsman of the sea
and land forces, Grand Army veterans,
Confederate veterans and the striplings,
who, in tho future, may fight as gallant
ly as their fathers did.
When tho cheering was at its loudest
and when tho wind had somowhat died
away, a touching seen was enacted,
Shich was seen by few. Silently Mrs.
rant stole away from tho president's
reviewing stand, where she had been
watching tho gallont troops so by, and,
leaning on the arm of her son, Colonel
Grant, made her way to tho tomb, fol
lowed only by the members of the
Grant family. The bronzo doors wero
opened aud tho widow of tho hero passed
from tho noiao of the outsido world into
tho dim quiet of tho tomb. For about
10 miuutes Bho stayed thero, and then,
with her face hidden in her bauds, she
left the sceno.
Soon after this President McKinley
wont aboard tho Dolphin, amid the
booming of gnus, and reviewed the
great warships that lay in tho shadow
of the tomb. Tho douse crowds still
stayed in their seats and watched the
end of tho land parade. Then, when
tho last company had passed out or
Bight, tho hundreds of thousands of
spectators sought their homes.
According to careful estimates thero
wero between 58,000 aud 00,000 men in
lino. Of this aggregato United States
regular land and naval forces numbered
4,000; national guard of New York,
18,000, and national guard of other
states, 10,850. The G. A. R. veterans
in line wero computed at 10,ouu. ,
x n o'nlook. tho hour at wliich Presi-
dent McKinley was to go on board the
Dolphin approached, tho crowd on tho
Sor, where ho was to embark, grow
rgor and larger, until several thousand
had assembled. They greeted tho pres
ident and his party with a cheer wliich
v as re-echoed from the hundreds of
steamers, which, having como up tho
river in tho naval parado, had taken up
positions in rather inconvenient prox
imity to the Dolphin.
Tho moment tho president boarded
the lighthouse boat Daisy tho police
boat patrol, assisted by several launches
from the warships began to forco tho
tugs and steamers back, and a fairly
clear street of water was visible when
tho Daisy reachod tho starboard sido of
the despatch boat and the presidential
flag hroko from her mainmast.
As tho president' set foot upon tho
deck of tho Dolphin, tho presidential
ealntoof 21 guns was fired aud tho
fleet of steamers blew whistles until
tho Bound of firing was scarcely audible.
Presidont McKinley was met on board
by Lieutenant Commander Richardson
Clover, commanding officer of tho Dol
phin, and was introduced by him to
Rear Admiral Frauds M. Bunco, com
manding tho naval division. Tho offi
cers of tho Dolphin sainted tho presi
dent, who walked aft and ascended tho
quarter deck. He was accompauiod by
Secretary of State Sherman, General
Alger, Attorney General McKenna,
Secretary Long, Secretary Gage, Secre
tary Bliss, Generals Miles, Haggles,
Porter, Butterfleld, Elihu Rcot. J. Ed
ward Simmons, Governor Black and
Postmaster General Gary.
At 5 :80 o'clock the Dolphin started
down the river, followed by tho im
ineiiEO fleet of steamers, wliich had
awaited the arrival of tho president.
The New York was tho first vessel
passed by the Dolphin and President
McEinloy doffed his hat and bowed as
tho first gun of her salute boomed across
the waters. Next camo tho Iudiaua aud
then the gans of the British cruiser
Talbot welcomed tho president. Tho
Texas was the next to greet him and tho
two Spanish ships, tho Maria Teresa
and tho Infanta Isabella, the French
corvette Fulton, tho Italian cruiser Do
gali, and the Raleigh, Columbia, Am
phitrito and Terror of tho Whito squad
ron saluted in quick succession as the
Dolphin steamed by.
Tho rails wore manned by tho gallant
tars of the various ships and a French
bugle call from tho Fulton was added to
its salute of tho ohief executive.
Salutes were fired after tho warships
had been loft behind by tho cutters Dex
ter, Woodbury, Dallas, Hamilton and
Wiudom, aud silence ensued when tho
lighthouse tenders of which thero were
11 wero reached.
Tho tag Raniapo, which was filled by
soldiers from Oliio with their band,
steamed up tho river and who, sailing
by the Dolphin, cheered for tho presi
dent again aud again. Mr. McKinley
Beemed highly pleased and walked to
tho sido of tho Dolphin, nearest tho
Ramapo. Ho took his hat off and re
mained uncovered until tho Ramapo
had gone astern.
A steamer containing tho members of
the, Pennsylvania legislature next at
tracted tho president's attention, and ho
cordially saluted thorn as thoy waved
their hats from tho tug.
Tho Dolphin camo to anchor opposite
West, Fifty-Becond street, having been
preceded down tho river by tho torpedo
boat Porter. The president Btepped
into the launch, and as she steamed for
the Fifty-second street pier, tho Dol
phin's gun boomed a farewell salnto
and her sailors and marines niaunod the
W hilo tho surging crowds wero still
seeking their homes an elaborato re
ception to President McKinley was in
progress at the Union League club.
Scarcely a hitch occurcd in tho ar
rangements for this great celobratiou
and tho arrangements of the committee
from early morning till lato nt night,
met with complete success. Tho brisk,
cold wind, affected those in thp eloyated
vicinity of tho tomb more than it did
thoo in moro sheltered and lower parts
of the city.
It is estimated that fully 1,000,000
persons watched for hours the troops
that passed in review. It was such a
gorgeous sight that no dust, no wind
could kill the onthusiasm of tho on
lookers. Onco in tho history of tho world be
fore has such a ceremony been enacted
over the reinterment of any great man,
this only other instance boiug when tho
'body of Napoleon was brought back to
Paris from St. Helena. Tho scenes of
yesterday recalled those in Paris, when
royalist and Republicans alike joined in
ono great triumphal pageant.
At midnight all was quiet. Tho war
ships' lights no longer were reflected by
the placid Hudson, and tho groytomb
on the eminence above stood out boldly
against tho black sky, at last a fitting
monument erected by a grateful nation
to tho soldier-president.
SEVENTV LIVES "LOST.
French Fishing Vessel Struck by an' Ico
borg and Immediately Foundered.
St. Johns, N. F., April 28.-The
French fishing vessel Vaillant, Captain
Pierro, bound from St. Malo for Miquo
lon, Btruck an icoborg on tho Grand
Banks on tho 16th iust., and almost im
She had a crow of 20 men and 64 fish
ermen on board and all took to the
boats, but only ono of theso boats has
thus far been heard from. When it left
tho vessels its complement was Boven
men. Three of them perished from ex
posuro and hunger. Tho bodies of tho
first two wero thrown ovorboad, but tho
survivors, in their desperation, wero
driven to cannibalism and ato the third.
Tho boat was picked up Monday by
tho schooner Victor Eugene, whioh has
just arrived at St. liorro. The sur
vivors aro in ft shocking condition,
I REYOLTJN GREECE
The Feeling Against tho Gov
' ernment Is Very Bitter.
THE KING MAY BE OVERTHROWN.
Popular Feeling Points to a Revolution In
Favor of a Ilepubllo The Fall of tho
ministry Is Regarded as Certain Dem
onstration Made In Front of the Royal
Palace Latest From tho War.
Athens, April 28. Tho people hero
aro frightfully incensed at tho rotreat
of tho Greek troops and tho bitterness
against King George and his govern
ment is intensified by tho nows that tho
Greek army in Epirus has been ordered
to suspend operations, pending recon
sideration of tho situation by tho min
isters. Popular feeling points to a revolution
in favor of a republic. Tho citizens aro
greatly excited at the revelations made
by former Minister Ralli as to tho con
duct of the campaign. Largo meetings
have been held in Constitution square
and other places aud fiery harangues
have been delivered by well knownora
tors in denunciation of "thoso who
would betray Greece " Tho fall of tho
ministry is regarded a3 certain.
Yesterday afternoon 500 men formed
themselves into a volunteer body, forced
their way into the gunsmith shops,
armed themselves with rifles and re
volvers and paraded tho street in front
of M. Ralli's residence. Several deputies
addressed them, exhorting them to re
main calm and await tho progress of
events. Finally they proceeded to the
royal palaco, where, after maldng a
demonstration, they dispersed without
further disorder. The incident has
made a greut sensation.
Indeed, it looks probablo that tomor
row will see the end of the whole busi
ness. Thero is reason to believed the
government is contemplating tho with
drawal of the Greek troops from Crete
and an appeal to the powers to settle
tho troubles. This change upon tho
part of tho government is duo to Ed
hem Pasha having intimated his inten
tion of marching upon Athens.
THE FIGHTING KEPT UP.
Greeks Still Hold tho Mountain Pass Ac
cording to Colonel Manos.
Athens, April 28. Colonel Manos
telegraphed from Arta, last night:
"Fighting has been in progress at Pen
tipiguadia since morning. The result is
not known hero. The Greek troops oc
cupied strong positions in the pass.
Another engagement took place this
morning at Flaka, the result of which
is not yet known, since tho enemy
maintains his position, though tho
Greek artillery have inflicted great
damage at tho villages of Kalentzi and
Fortosi, where tho Turks are concen
trated. The Turks left the route from
Pentipiguadia to Janina open.
"Tho Greek cavalry roconnoitercd
without encountering the enemy until
about eight hours' rido from Pentipigu
adia, when thoy met 800 Turks, who
fired on tho Greeks without effect. Tho
Turks have abandoned tho entire Lour
ches valley and the country around
Souli. Tho situation at Provesa is sat
isfactory. The Turks appear to be
much discouraged and their garrison
has been diminished by wholesale de
sertions. We need reinforcements and
mountain batteries. Wo have captured
large quantities of ammunition, espe
cially for artillery use, in tho positions
abandoned by the Turks."
Tho Sultan Has It All Arranged For Con
Constantinople, April 28. Tho suo
cessos of Turkish troop3 in Thes6aly
have caused tho greatest satisfaction in
military circles hero. It is now behoved
Edhem Pasha will occupy tho port of
Volo and tho important town of Tnk
hala, almost duo west of Larissaand
about 40 miles from that placo, with tho
view of strengthening his position.
Tho Turkish government will thon
call upon Greeco to evacuate tho island
of Creto on tho condition that the Otto
man troops aro withdrawn from Thos
saly. After tho occupation of Trikhala by
Turkish forces tho Greeks in Epirus
will find tho'nselves between tho troops
under Ahmed Hifzi Pasha and thoso of
Edhem Pasha, and in danger of being
cut off from tho rest of tho Hellenic
ELECTRIC CAR STRUCK BY A TRAIN.
John Forepaugh, tho Circus Man, and Two
Spaniards Instantly Killed.
Tampa, Fla,, April 28. A torriblo ac
cident occurred hero yesterday after
noon by a collision of tho Florida Cen
tral and Peninsula's fast mail train with
a streot car loaded with passengers,
which resulted in threo men being
killed. It was just before dark as tho
train was Hearing tho city that a sub
urban oloctrio car attempted to cross tho
track, when tho awful crash camo. Tho
car was smashed into splinters and tho
passengors wore strewn promiscuously
about the sceno of the accident.
Tho killed aro.: John Foropaugh, the
circus man; Arseno Garcia, and Joa
quin Sierra, two prominent Spaniards
of this place.
Tho other passengers experienced a
ternblo shock, but none wero seriously
The trolley car carried only a motor
man, who at tho time of tho accident
was engaged in a fight with four of his
passengers on tho rear of his car, and
was thus unable to heed tho signal of
the approaching train. Immediately
after the accident the motorman fled to
the woods and has not been seen since.
PIER AND VESSELSBURNED.
Orer Two Million Dollurs' Worth of Prop
erty Destroyed at Newport Xuttf, Va.
Newport News, April 28. Firo
broko out in the Chesapeako and Ohio
Railroad company's pier No. 5, at an
early hour yesterday morning, and bo
fore tho flames were checked damage to
the extent of $2,000,000 had been done
Two of the company's immense piers
were destroyed, throe vessels burned to
the water's edge, a tug boat entirely de
stroyed and eight persons injured, some
of them seriously.
The injured, so far as it is known, are
as follows :
Captain Forest of tho tug Wanderer,
slightly burned about face and hands.
John Diggs, mate of tho Wanderer,
badly burned about the head and arms.
Captain Krito of tho ship Bischoff,
perhaps fatally burned, and tho boats
wain of the same vessel, who was terri
bly burned about the arms.
There aro vague rumors of many per
sons having lost their lives, but they
can not be traced to any reliable source.
Tho flames were discovered in Pier 5
about 4:15 in tho morning, aud spread
witlfsuch rapidity that it was impossi
ble to make any headway against them.
A fierce uoith wind fanned the flames
furiously and swept them across the
docks to Pier 0, which was soon also
The British ship Olintonia, which
was loading with oil, tobacco and gon
eral merchandise, at Pier 5, was soon
ablaze. Tugs puiled her out into tho
middle of the river, where an ineffecual
battle was waged at terrible odds against
tho flames that wero raging in her in
flammable cargo. She was burned to
tho water line.
The Norwegian steamship Solveig,
which was loading grain at Pier 5, next
caught. Tho crew managed to escapo
by climbing down tho hawsers to tho
Meanwhilo the Chesapeake and Ohio
tug Wanaerer, which had caught fire,
had burned to tho water's edgo.
Tho German sailing ship J. D. Bisch
off, taking on staves from tho north
Bfde of Pier 6, also caught. The flames
obtained such a hold on her that they
could not bo conquered and sho soon
went to tho bottom. The crow of this
vessel had a very narrow escapo from
being cremated. They wero aroused by
John Anderson, ono of tho crew, and
were only rescued with tho greatest
difficulty, after the captain and boats
wain had been badly burned.
The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
company estimate their loss at about
$300,000, which is fully covered by in
surauce. The total loss including tho three
ships and their cargoes, the tug Waud
erer and tho merchandise on tho piers,
will probably reach $3,000,000.
BETTER WATER SUPPLIES.
The State Hoard of Health Undertakes a
Very Important Work.
Columbus, O., April 28. Thostato
board of health, in deference to the agi
tation for better water supplies for towns
throughout the state, has decided to
commenco a systematic investigation of
tho condition of tho lakes and streams
of tho state.
In tho first place, the board will pre
pare a map showing location of such
supplies, mako pangings, monthly ex
amination of water from all streams,
areas of watersheds and population on
each. Inspections will be made to do
termino tho amount of sewago and fac
tory wastes in streams. Attention will
be paid first to tho Scioto, Olentangy
and Mahoning rivers.
Stolen Grain Located.
Bellaike, O., April 28. Tho excite
ment at Bonwood Junction and Mc
Meohen over tho discovery made by tho
officials of tho Baltimore and Ohio rail
road, is growing. In all about 700
bushels of grain, mostly shelled corn,
has been stolen, aud, with the exception
of probably 160 bushels, all has been
found. Several who are implicated in
tho theft have worked for the company
for 12 yoars and were among the most
trusted employes and were quite woll
Hogs Were Kating His Uody.
Jackson, O., April 28. William Ev
ans, a well-to-do and respected farmer,
went out early in the morning to feed
somo stock. As ho did not return, the
members of his family went out and
found him lying dead in a cow lot, sur
rounded by hogs, who had already
eaten away one hand and a part of tho
arm. Ho is supposed to have been
stricken down with an attack of heart
trouble while feeding. Ho was a sol
dier and leaves a large family.
Train Wrecked In Texas.
Houston, April 28. The southbound
Houston and Texas Central train was
wrecked at Gum island, 18 miles north.
Tho outiro train was ditohed, killing
Samuel T. Goldberg of this city and in
juring a scoro of others, soveral prob
ably fatally. Tho wreck was caused by
tho removal of rails. This is tho third
attempt mado to wreck this train.
Massillon, O., April 28. A mad dog
bit ono of John Smith's hogs, at Canal
Fulton. They acted qucerlyand have
all been shot. A unmber of cows wero
bitten and have been, killed.
Several Cities Will Be Attacked
Within a Few Days.
SOME BIG BATTLES EXPECTED.
General Gomez nas Given Strict Ordors to
Slake the War Lively Hundreds of Peo
ple In Cuba Dying of Hunger Two More
Filibustering Expedition Landod la
Cuba Wuyler Hack in Havana.
New Yor.K, April 23. A special ca
ble dispatch to Tho Sun from Havana
says : Tho Cuban general, Mayia Rod
riguez, is marching to invade tho prov
ince of Pinar del Rio with 8,000 men.
A big battle is expected at any moment
if tho Spaniards do not open their lino
and let Rodriguez pass. Rodriguez is
acting under strict orders from General
Gomez to mako tho war lively in tho
west of tho island whilo he harrasses
tho stroug Spanish columns in Santa
Another strong body of patriots, un
der General Alejandro Rodriguez, is
also moving to tho west in order to pro
tect tho advance of General Mayia Rod
riguez to Pinar dol Rio.
Tho strength shown by tho Cuban
army in theso days, in spite of General
Weyler'8 mendacious reports, bears out
the pessimistic views on the situation of
tho Spaniards in Havana.
Fifty persons died from hunger Mon
day in Sancti Spiritus and 40 in Carde
nas. In tho latter placo public senti
ment was aroused by tho fact that a
woman was found dead in tho street,
with a baby of two months in her arms.
Both had died of starvation.
An Invasion Ordered.
Philadelphia, April 28. Private ad
vices received by mail indicate that
General Gomez has orderod General
Garcia to mako an attack upou tho city
of Santisago de Cuba and capture it if
possible. Geueral Roloff, who has been
for the past several weeks at Cuban
headquarters with President Cisneros,
has been ordered to mako a demonstra
tion against tho city of Puerto Principe,
whilo Gomez himself intonds to leavo
his present position in Santa Clara prov
ince, make another westward march
through Matanzas and probably hover
in tho vicinity of the Spanish capital of
Wejjler Hack In Havana.
Havana, April 28. Captain General
Weylor has arrived here. Ho left Santa
Clara on Sunday with his staff and a
squadron of tho Pizarro regiment, pro
ceeding by land to Sagua, where ho em
barked on board tho Spanish gunboat
Pizarro, and arrived here at 9 o'clock
yesterday morning. Tho captain gen
eral's visit to this city is for tho pur
pose of dispatching mail to Spain and to
bid farewell to his son, Fcrdinando
Woyler, who is going home to study for
a military career.
Filibusters Successfully Land in Cuba.
Key West, Fla., April 28. It is re
ported that another largo expedition has
landed in Matanzas province. Tho offi
cials at Havana say there is no truth in
tho report, but troops were Bent in a
great hurry to the placo of landing.
Another small exp?dition was landed at
Cojimar, near Guunabacoa, Havana
province, with 1,000x00 rounds of am
munition, COO rillei, explosives and
Over Forty-Five Million Dollars' Worth
of Properly Added to tho Tax Duplicate.
Columbus, O., April 28. Tho su
premo court yesterday gave a most im
portant decision touching taxation of
national bank btoclc in Ohio. It was
given in tho case of C.apmau, tho treas
urer of Lorain county, vs. tho First Na
tional bank of Wellington. Tho decis
ion is in effect that such banks can not
deduct from tho tax valuation of stock
tho individual indebtedness of the stock
holders. This decision sets asido $45,178,000,
tho capital stock of Ohio national
banks, from which no debt offset can
In this tho Ohio supreme court vir
tually reverses tho supremo court of
tho United States, but tho decision of
tho latter was given upon an erroneous
ly certified Ohio tatuto.
This is a great victory for Attorney
General Monnott. Tho greater part of
Ohio national bank stock has been es
caping taxation, and will now como on
No One Itesponslblo For Vernon's Death.
Media, Pa., April 28. Justico of tho
peaco Sloan, yesterday afternoon, dis
charged from custody Lesley Peaco and
all tho other defendants arrested as a
resnlt of tho boxing bout at tho Olympic
club nt Athens last Tuesday night,
when 'Billy" Vernon, or Vollmer of
Havorstraw, N. Y., was knocked out in
tho 14th round and died two days later.
Prospecting For Lead,
Mount Gilead, O., April 28. A
stock company has been organized and
work was begun yesterday to locato a
fabled Indian lead mino, tho land sur
rounding Houses dam having been leased
for 10 years. J. S. Cooper, an old timo
prospector, has oharge of tho work,
which will bo conducted in tho most
Killed -y a lrolu.
Buchtel, O., April 28. Whilo Isaac
Ayors, aged C5 years, was walking to
his work yesterday morning, a freight
eugino ran over liiui, killing him in