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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
Widhxbdat. Mat 1. 1889.
Marriage f Mr. J. J. Alwi Ma Mim
Ammm DlSBlrk this Mornlojt-Other
At the residence of O. J. Dimick, on
Hm street bluff at 10 o'clock this morn
log, Mr. J. C. Adams and Miss Anna
Dimick were united in marriage. Tier. J.
Q. Adams, of Ipava. 111., father of the
groom, officiating. Tbe ceremony was
performed In tbe presence of the Imme
diate relatives of the contracting parties.
After tbe service the young couple were
tbe recipients of many tokens of esteem,
and after an appropriate wedding feast
had been partaken of, Mr. and Mrs.
Adams left for Chicago on a week's wed
ding trip, which will also include a visit
to the groom's parents at Ipava, III.
Tbe groom is the senior member of tbe
business house known as tbe Adams
Wall Paper Company is an active and
successful business man. Tbe bride
who was born and retired in Rock
Island, has won many friends through
her admirable qualities.
At the bride's residence, in Milan,
yesterday afternoon occurred the mar
risgsof Mr. John Zhn and Miss Ella
Kerr, Rev. Russell officiating. A boun
teous wedding feast was spread, and
the young couple loft last night for
Dixon, 111., their future borne.
At the bride's borne, at Wocdbull, this
evening occurs tbe marriage of George
H. Robinson, of this city, and Miss
At St. Anthony's churcb, at Daven
port, this morning, occurred the mar
riage of Martin Coen, late of Mclntire
Bros', dry goods store, and Miss Webber,
of Davenport. Mr. and Mrs. Coen left
at once for Superior, Neb., which will
be their future home, Mr. Coen having
acceDted a position with Mr. W. B. Mc
lntire in the firm's branch store there.
Rev. A. B. Meldrum united in mar
riage yesterday, William H. Barbee, of
Mecbanicaville, la., and Miss Lena
Mayer, of Rchanan, la., and William B.
Murray and Miss Clara . Pale, both of
THE NEW BOARD.
T ttapervlsors Mert.-.R. A. Mnith
Tbe new board of supervisors met purs
suant to call this afternoon and organs
ized, with the selection of Supervisor
Murphy as temporary chairman. A vote
for chairman resulted: R. A. Smith, 21;
John Wilson, 2; Wo. Atkinson, 1.
Section 20, requiring that all bills be
presented on the first day. was amended
and tbe board adjourned until 9 o'clock
Tbe wife of a well known citizen was
arrested by Officers Hetter and Long on
Second avenue last evening for disturb
ing tbe peace. Today she furnished tbe
first case to come under Magistrate
Wivlll's notice, and be fined her $3 and
costs. She is most shockingly abandoned
to the use of intoxicants of some kind.
An interesting case is to come up be
fore Justice Cooke in the morning. Tbe
facta msy be briefly related: Five weeks
ago H. Stocky borrowed $10 from S. G.
Ouysinger, giving as security a gold
watch. Stacker, who is tbe complainant
in this case, avers that when he attempt
ed to redeem his ticker Guysinger had
disposed of it. He therefore had Guy
singer arrested for acting as pawnbroker
without a license. This was dismissed
and now Guysinger is summoned to an
swer the charge of larceny as bailee.
Jack Garin took a change of venue
from Justice Bawes to Justice Cooke this
morning, by whom be was fined $5 and
costs for assault. He was given time to
The May Bretonne company gave two
performances yesterday before fair sized
audiences. Last evening a play called
"My Angel," was produced, and the com
pany is strong enough to present a more
creditable production. This evening
"Fanchon" is to be given.and It is safe to
say that It will be acted well.
On Monday evening next we are to
have the laughing event of the season
Perkins D. Fisher'a "Cold Day" pre
sented by a strong company of singing
comedians, including the popular German
comedian, John J. Lessenger.
The Pittsburg is due up.
The Sidney is due down tomorrow
It is reported that heavy Tains have
prevailed in tbe upper country, raising
all the streams and permitting log driv
ing on the most of them. This will be
good news to tbe owners of raft boats,
to mill owners and to river men general
ly. Tbe present low water is something
unknown for many years and is disas
trous to all river interests.
Tbe St. Paul was brought ud from the
Work House landing yesterday to load
for her departure for St. Paul at 4 o'clock
today. She is In fine condition, having
been completely overhauled and refur
nished for the northern excursion busi
ness. She has new furniture and upbol
stering, and her berths are all supplied
with woven wire mattresses. Her paint
ing, idside and ont, is first class, and she
presents as fine an appearance as any
boat on the river. Capt. Jerry Woods,
a well known up-river steamboat man,
will have charge of the boat. St. Louis
Globe- Democrat .
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08old by druggists. Price 75 cents
To the Splendors of the New
EIGHTY THOUSAND MEN IN LINE,
And All the Arts and Trades Eepresented
in Operation, with Scores of Fig
1 So par b Demonstration, Well Designed
anil Admirably Exectttad Kama or the
Tableau Briefly Outlined An Ele
gantly Prepared Addreaa Presented to
tbe President The Banquet Tuesday
Right Eight Hundred Emluent Men
- ol the Nation Present- Remarks by Har
rison, Cleveland, Sherman and Jlill Unl
ersal Oli-ervanoe of the Day.
Tfrw York, Way 1. The closing act of
yesterday's programme in the centennial cel
ebration was a grand Imnqiiet at the Metro
politan Opera house. As soon as the hut
body of uien in tbe military parade had
passed the reviewing stand the president was
driven to Vice President Morton's home,
where be took a short rest It was very
short, considering the fatigues of the day
and Mom 'ay, but he was in tliu best of spir
its, and did not look the worse for tbe activi
ties of the two days. At the appointed time
a carriage drew up in front of the mansion
and iu it Mr. Harrison and his attendants
were seated and whirled away l..r another
Arrival at the Banquet Hall.
The president was welcomed at the en
trance in as nearly as possible the same man
ner as on his arrival there Monday niht at
tbe bull, mid was at once escorted to his seat
at tbe table of honor, in the renter of a tri
angular group of twentywigbt tables, the
whole nuinltor of guests being about 800.
The banquet room presented a inupuficent
appearance, the suburb Sural and other dec
orations having been freshened and re-ar-mnirpd
since tlie previous night, with muuy
new and lautiful features added.
Mayor Grant presided, and at the presi
dent's table were also seated Vice-President
Mortoo, ex-President Cleveland, Oov. Hill.
Senator Everts, Bishop Potter, Chief Jus
tice Fuller, Admiral Porter, Secretory Proc
tor, MaJ. Gen. Scholield, Judj Andrew,
Gen. Sherman, James Ku-sell Lowell, ex
President Hayes, Speaker Cole, Hon. S. 8.
Cox, C. M. Bowen, and Elbri lge T. Gorry.
A Moat Knyal Feast.
After Bishop Potter, in response to Mayor
Gram's invitation, bad suid grace, the pleas
ant task of disposing of the bounteous feast
began. Tb ' Imnquct was tbe most remark
able one tver held in America, or perhaps in
the world, in point of arranumeut and exe
cution of detail The chief steward, seated
at a central poin', directed every movement
of tbe array of subordinates by means of
electricity. At a touch of his bell every roast
was carvel, every cork drawn, every course
served, simultaneously, thus avoiding any
confusion of courses and wines aud insuring
the perfect accuracy of every movement on
the part of tbe assistants. The cost of tbe
banquet is said to have been fcti.OoO.
At 9 o'clock the appearance of Mrs. Har
rison and party in tho president's box, fol
lowed quickly by tbat of hundreds of other
ladies in the auditorium, gave the sigual for
the speaking to begin. The vast theatre was
then crowded with a iliMtinjruitibod au Hence.
Mayor Grant announced tbe list of toasts
and sentiments in their order.
Toasts and Roxponses.
Tbe first was an Address of Welcome by
David B Hill, governor of New York.
Sentiment "The state of New York wel
comes to-da tbe executive, legislative and
Judicial branches of tbe national government
and the representatives of forty-two states,
as a century ago she welcomed Washington,
bis cabinet, and tbe congress of the old thir
teen, which in this city added tbe bill of
rights to the national constitution. May our
fidelity to that constitution so guard the
rights of both the states and the people to
civil and religious freedom, and to repub
lican governmont based on universal educa
tion, tbat the centuries as tbey pass may
swsll our acclaim, God Save the American
Republic." John Jay.
Governor Hill, in bis address, said:
Welcome to all citizens, strangers and
friends. Oar display upon tbe ample waters
of this harbor, our parades In the broad streets
of this city, our rejoicing at the banquetting
hall, commemorate not on y the fame of a
great prince among men, but the nativity at a
heaven-born republic among the nations of
tbe earth. Generations yet unborn will share
the glories and bless in of the government
transmitted to us and them by our revolution
ary sires. The sentiments of every true
American am expressed In the hope tbat
action may not destroy, tbat pride may not
undermine, and tbat sectionalism may not
divide this fair republic; but that Its borders
may still further be extended, ita commerce
may float upon every sea, the stars upon ita
flag may be treble !, its free institutions may
live on and nourish, and its liberty-loving
people may continue to work ont the problem
of self-government so long as freedom itself
exists, and until time shall be no more "Keep,
God, tbe fairest, the noblest land tbat lies be
neath the sun our country, our whole coun
try, and our country ever one."
The second toast was "George Washing
ton," and it was drunk standing and in
Ex President Cleveland resonded to Tbe
People cf the United Slates." Sentiment
"Not a mub, nor a oligarchy, nor a c ass; but
the great force of American patriotism, con
science, intelligence, energy and industry,
the only sure foundation of states, tbe sole
hope of tbe republic; of which George Wash
ington and Abraham Lincoln are the truest
types in American history." George Will
Mr. Cleveland said that tbe influence of
the reflections suggested by the relationship
of the Creator to tbe people was upon him as
be spoke to the toast, and of those who, after
darkness and doubt and struggle burst forth
in the bright light of independence and lib
erty, and became "Our People" free, deter
mined, and confidently challenging the won
der of the universe, proclaiming the digni
ty of mau, and invoking the aid and favor
of Almighty God. Ue then proceeded:
We point to the scattered graves of many
thousands of our people who have bravely
died in defense of our national safety and
perpetuity, mutely bearing testimony to their
love of country; and to an invincible living
boat standing ready to enforce our national
rights and protect onr land. Onr churches,
our schools and universities, and our benevol
ent Institutions, which beautify every town
and bomlet and look out from every hillside,
testify to the value our people place upon re
ligious teaching, upon advanced education
and upon deeds of charity. Let us then have
an abiding f iltn in "our people." Let petul
ance and discontent with popular action dis
appear before the truth tbat in any and all
circumstances, tbe will of the people, however
it may he exercised, is the law of oar national
. The future beckene ns on. Let us follow with
an exalted and ennobling love of country, and
with undaunted courage. Though clouds may
sometimes darken the heavens, they shall be
dispelled, and we shall see tne bow of God's
promise set clearly In the sky, and shall read
beneath it, biasing in radiant characters, the
words, 'X)ur People."
Gen. Fits HuguXee responded to tbe toast
"Tbe States,' aud Senator J. W. Daniel, of
Virginia, to 'The Senate." "Tbe Presidency"
was respond d to by ex-President Hayes, and.
"The Judiciary" by Senator Everts. Presi
dent Eliot, of Harvard, responded to "Onr
Schools and Colleges," while James Russell
Lowell was tbe spokesman to "Our Litera
ture." "The Federal Constitution." Sentiment
"The consuro (nation of former political wis
dom, the tru t of the present age, the guide
for all comlr. g nations." George Bancroft,
To this toast Chief Justice Fuller was the
repondant In his response, after a brief
and comprehensive analysis of tbe constitu
tution, he concluded by saying: "This
matchless instrument vindicates ita title to
Immortality. The conservative evolution
that characterized it has euabled it to pass
the century since its birth with its ma
chinery, no cog or wheel displaced, still
noiselessly and easily working; to receive di
rect amendn ent, to absorb the results of fre
quent construction, and to emerge from tbe
civil war, drawing new vigor from tbe strain
to which it bad been subjected."
Gen. Sherman arose when the toast to
"Tbe Army nnd Navy" was announced. The
sentiment wiis: "In four wars each has done
its full duty in the creation, defense, enlarge
ment and preservation of our nation; but the
dignity of cur country requires renewed at
tention to tba farewell counsel of Washing
ton, so tbat international emergencies may
be met without hasty and inadequate pre
paration. " Robert T. Lincoln.
Tbe grizzled old veteran was received with
a round of applause and in the course of bis
speeeTa he said the army and navy bad their
oath registt red to support and defend the
constitution and to obey tbe president and
their officer, and tbat on such occasions as
this the ci izens hod a right to ask if tbey
bad doue to. And said he: "Making due
allowance fcr the usual Infirmities of human
nature, I aiswer emphatically, yes!" He
then paid a flowing tribute to Washington's
abilities and virtues as citizen, soldier and
statesman, quoting freely from his writings,
especially in defense of the army against con
gressional jealousy, and his appeal to con
gress to establish a national university "to
bring togetter the young from every quar
ter, to assimilate the principles, opinions and
manners of our countrymen, and thereby in
crease tbe p-ospect of a permanent union,"
wbicb wise counsel, had it been followed, the
general said might have averted the civil
He briefly reviewed the history of the
army and iU achievements and said:
Of the labors, tolls and sufferings of onr lit
tle army on our remote frontiers, I could paint
many a pirt ire as true and as touching as
that given b tbe Father of his Country about
his own army at Valley Forge, and I answer
again the ar ny of tte United States has been
as true to th iir oaths as tbe needle to tbe pole.
Tear from your histories the annals of heroic
valor, natiei t endurance and devotion to the
flag by the soldiers of your country during tbe
last century, and you will leave a void indeed.
I can with equal confidence siieak of our
navy for 1 claim to be somewhat ot a web
foot myself, having crossed the line twice in
a man-of-w ar, and having seen old Neptune
come over the side with his brush and bucket
but in the p: eseuce of tbe veterans here I feel
unsuitod to he task assigned me, because X
yield to then, yea to any midshipman who has
graduated stoir most valuable naval acad
emy at Annniolia, and who has done his first
orulse at sea, a better knowledge of their pro
fession than I possess.
The world wilt go ahead, and I have abund
ant faith thut the heroic youth of our navy
will keep w 11 abreast in these modern inven
tions, and si ould the occasion arise, they, too,
will prove1 e inal to it as tbey have ever done
in the pint.
Therefore, let me conclude with what I
might have begun and Uuished with:
"Tbe amy and navy forever.
Three cheers for the red, white ana blue,"
Secretary Blaine was to bave responded to
the toast, "The House of Representatives,"
but his illnss prevented his presence, and
that toast was dropped, leaving but twelve
instead of 'lie thirteen originally arranged
The last toast was responded to by Presi
dent Harris m. It was: "The United States
of America. "
Scepters and thrones the morning realms have
Earth for the people kept her son-et side.
Arts, manners, creeds the teemiug orient
Freedom, the gift thut freights the refluent
Pays with oae pi le doss pearl the euerdondue.
And leaves i he old world debtor to the new.
Long as thr watch-towers of our crownless
Fronts tbe t road oceans fiat she sits between,
May her proud sous their plighted faith main
tain. And guard unbroken Union's lengthening
Union, our leaceful sovereign, s!ie alone
Can make or keep the western world our own.
Olever Wendell Holmes.
The President's Remarks.
President Harrison was vociferously ap
plauded wbn be rose. He said:
Mr. President and FiLLow-CrnzEss: I
should be unjust to myself, and what is
more seriou, I should be unjust to you, if I
did not at this first and last opportunity ex
press to you the deep sense of obligation and
thankfulness which I feel for these many
personal an i official courtesies which have
been exten led to me since I came to take
part in this celebration. Applause. The
official repi-esentatives of tbe state of New
York, and f this great city, have attended
me with th most courteous kindness, omit
ting no attention that could make my stay
among you pleasant and gratifying. From
yon and at tbe hands of those who have
thronged the streets of the city to-day I have
received tba most cordial expressions of
good wilL I would not, however, have you
understand that these loud acclaims have
been in any sense appropriated as a personal
tribute to a yself. I have realized that there
was in this occasion and in all these interest
ing incidents which bave made it so pro
foundly impressive to my mind, that which
was above and greater than any living man.
Applause. I have realised that that trib
ute of cordiU interest which you have mani
fested, was rendered to the great office
which, by -he favor of a greater people. I
now exercisi, rather than to me. Applause.
The occas.on, and all its incidents will be
memorable not only in the history of your
own city, but in the history of your country.
New York did not succeed in retaining the
eat of not onal government here, though
she made literal provision for the assembling
f tbe first congress in tbe expectation that
the coneres might? find ita permanent home
here. But 1 bough you lost tbat which you
coveted, 1 tltink tbe representatives here of
all the state will agree tbat it was fortunate
that tbe first inauguration of Washington
took place i i the state and in the city of
For wbcro in our country could tbe cen
tennial of the event bave been so worthily
celebrated es here? What seaboard offered
so magnificent a bay, on which to display
our mercha it and naval marine) What city
offered thoroughfares so magnificent, or a
people so great or so generous as New York
has poured out to-day to celebrate tbat event?
I bave received at the hands of tbe com
mittee who have been charged with the de
tails onerous, exacting and too often un
thankful of this demonstration, evidence of
their confidence in my physical endurance.
Laughter. I must also acknowledge still
one other ol 'ligation. - The committee having
in charge' the exercises of this event have
also given in another evidence of tbeir con
fidence whiitb has been accompanied by some
embarrassit ent As I bave noticed' the
progress of this banquet it seemed to me that
each of tkese speakers had been made ac
quainted wi th his theme before he took his
seat at tbe banquet and tbat I alone was left
to make act aiutance with my theme when I
sat down at the table. I preferred to sub
stitute for tbe official title which is upon the
programme that familiar and fireside expres
sion, "Our CJouutry."
I congrat ilate you today, as one of the in
structive at d Interesting features of this oc
casion, tbat these great thoroughfares, dedi
cated to trale, nave closed their doors and
covered up the insignia of commerce ; that
your great ncchangea bave closed and your
dUaeua gl- 'en themselves up to the observ
ance of tbe celebration in which we are par
ticipating. I believe 'hat patriotism has been intensi
fied in man boarts by what we bave wit
nessed to-di v.- I believe tbat patriotism has
been placed into a higher and holier fane in
many heart a The bunting with which you
have coven d your walls, these patriotic in
scriptions, . must go down and the wage and
trade be ret uroed again. Here ma I not
THE BOCK TBHOTP AKCFUB. WEDNESDAY MAY 1. 1889.
ask you to carry those inscriptions that mow
hang on tbe walls into your homes, into the
schools of your city, into all your great in
stitutions were children are gathered, and
teazh them that the eye of the young and old
should look, upon that flag as one of tbe
familiar glories of every American.
Have we not learned that not stocks and
bonds nor land is our country? It is a
spiritual thought tbat is in our minds it is
the flag and what it stands for; it is the fire
aide and the borne; it is the thoughts that
are in our hearts, born of the inspiration
which comes with the story of tbe flag of
martyrs to liberty. It is the grave yard
into which a common country has gathered
the unconscious deeds of those who died tbat
the thing might live which we love and call
our country, rather than anything tbat can
be touched or seen. Let me add a thought
due to our country's future. Perhaps never
have we been so well equipped for war
upon land as now, and we have never
seen the time when our people were more
smitten with tbe love of peace. To elevate
the morals of onr people, to hold up tbe law
as tbat sacred thing which, like the ark of
God of old, may not be touched by irrever
ent bands, but frowns upon any attempt to
dethrone its supremacy; to unite our people
in all that makes home comfortable as well
as to give our energies in the direction of ma
terial advancement; this service may we
render. And out of this great demonstra
tion let us draw lessons to inspire us to con
secrate ourselves anew to this love and serv
ice ot our country.
This rhed the banquet It would be a
difficult task to name all tbe celebrities who
Were present It is doubtful if any one build
big ever held on a single occasion so many
of America's prominent men. Ex-presidents
and vice presidents, cabinet aud ex-cabinet
officers, supreme court justices, governors
and ex-governors, United States senators and
congressmen, past and present; leaders in lit
erature and art, military and naval heroes,
pulpit celebrities, men of wealth and social
distinction, women of beauty and culture
were there in seemingly endless number.
ART AND INDUSTRY IN LINE.
The Crowning Feature of the Celebration
Olvea by the Workers.
Two days of intense enthusiasm and jubila
tion, during which all New York city, with
hundreds of thousands from other points,
were on their feet from sunrise to midnight
and later, did not seem to bave in tbe least
tired the people, so perfectly hail tbe interest
been kept up and with such clock like preci
sion had every feature been presented ; and
when the rays of the sun lighted up the folds
of the national colors tbat were hoisted from
thousands of Stan's to greet him this morning
they also illuminated streets filled with an
ever increasing crowd eager to be par
ticipants in or observers of the closing scene
of the programme the great iudustrml pa
rade, a monster procession in which 80,000
men were to take part; and tbe number
would bave been 20 per cent, greater bad
not the maunders issued orders tbat it must
be cut down to that figure. The parade
started from Fifty -seventh street and Fifth
avenue at 10 a. m., proceeded down the ave
nue to F.fteenth street, through Fifteenth
street to Union square, around Union square
to Fourteenth street, through Fourteenth
street to Fifth avenue, down Fifth avenue to
Wavcrly place, through Waverly place to
Broadway, thence down Broadway to Canal
Accordingly the presidential party this
morning were driven to the reviewing stand
at a little Itefore the time for the head of the
coluinu to make its appearance, and given
seats at the f rout of the stand. By this time
every point from which a view of tbe parade
could be obtained was occupied by as many
people as could squeeae into a place. House
tops were black with sight-seers, windows
wore full of heads, steps were packed and
finally tbe sidewalk contained a mass of hu
manity that was almost solid, so tightly
were they jammed together.
Living Tableaux la Line.
The character of the pageant was some
thing that has never been equaled on this
continent Intermingled with banners and
organizations came fourteen historical floats,
representing tbe eight original states and
the important incidents in the history of the
country, such as Washington and his gen
erals. Washington at Valley Forge, Wash
ington crossing the Dolaware, Washington's
farewell to his generals, and Washington's
inauguration in 1789 in New York. These
floats were living tableaux in the costumes of
the day, und with the closest possible repre
sentation in figure and face to tbe characters
represented, being life-sised copies of tbe
great historical pictures of these events.
Among these living tableaux was a beauti
ful one of the Swiss, representing William
Tell with twenty-two ladies, representing the
twenty-two cantons of Switserlaod in cos
tume, upon a beautiful float all dressed; the
whole surmounted by a wreath with tbe
coat-of-arma of Switcorland, and the inscrip
tion, "A Republic of 600 years." This tab
leau was preceded by a live bear, the em
blem af Switzerland.
Address to the President.
The head of the line was held by a body of
delegates from the General Society of Me
chanic and Tradesmen, an organization 105
years old, that participated iu the celebra
tion of 100 years ago, with all the exchanews
and tbe various societies. When the head of
the column reached Twenty -sixth street it
was halted and tbe representatives of tbe
above organizations headed by May
or Grant, dropped out of the line and
ascended in a body to tbe review
ing stand where, without speechmaking,
tbey presented to President Harrison an ad
dress, handsomely engrossed on parchment
and inclosed in a silver box of Tiffany &
Co. 'a manufacture. The delegates then took
seats es tbe stand and tbe procession took up
its line of march again.
Composition of tbe Host.
It was a display of infinite variety. Among
the organizations taking part were organiza
tions of workingmen representing all the
trades, national associations of foreign-born
citizens, Sons of Veterans, trades unions,
military companies, firemen, benevolent so
cieties, college aud school societies, and innu
merable other organizations. Of course tbe
industrial feature was the largest, and of all
the Germans were the most numerously rep
resented as a division. At the headquarters
of the Germans it was claimed tbat tbey had
40,000 of the 80,000 in hue, and fifty-seven
floats designed by Keppler, and costing 70,
000. Eighteen bands furnished the music for
Description of the Floats.
It was a most novel and interesting sight
as the host of marchers passed the reviewing
stand. The floats were at once a wonder and
a study, and especially interesting were those
upon which mechanics were busily engaged
at their ordinary vacations.
The gold beaters were at work beating
gold, and the workers in iron were beating
and manufacturing iron; the marble cutters
were sawing and cutting marble in the new
method. Tbe plasterers were modeling in
plaster and plastering a house; the tobacco
industry, with 100 plantation negroes singing
plantation songs; the girls manufacturing
tobacco, and the ship joiners with their ship
and bell, and so on for about every trade on
Among tbe more elaborate -and typical
float were tne following:
- An emigrant ship showing the model of
the old Holland sbips which brought Ger
man emigrants to this country.
A representation of the united cities of
New York and Brooklyn spanned by the
Brooklyn bridge, with emblematic figures of
chemistry, mechanics, and industry upon tbe
four corners. . .
The typical grandmother reading fairy
stories to the children, with the butterfly, the
emblem of the fairies, leading tbe chariot
The Bleeping Beauty, the Bad Witch and
tbe gnomes represented under a beautiful
The press and printing were represented
by a beautifully draped float, in which was
an old hand press of the earliest times in
working order. Flowers and beautiful em
blems were on the float On the following
float was the modern form of press, driven
by electricity. These printed and distributed
the programmes of the civic and industrial
procession as tbe parade passed.
Tbe firemen made a splendid display!
There were were 6,000 of them ; engines were
two abreast But to enumurato all tbe fea
tures of this tremendous demonstration
would require columns of space. It was
unique. Probably nothing equal to it was
ever seen anywhere. Hours passed by be
fore the end of the column passed the review
and the different parts of the parade were
A RETROSPECTIVE VIEW.
Magnificent Success of the Display The
The perfection with which all tbe parts of
the machinery entering into the construction
of such a celebration as that of the past three
days worked is something marvelous. True,
the different committees having the various
departments in charge have been engaged for
many months: but even taking this into con
sideration, the management was creditable
in the highest degree. From tbe time tbat
the president started from Washington City
to the end of tbe civic parade, there was
hardly a hitch; every portion of the design
filled its place; there were no delays; every
committee and officer having any duty to
perform was just whare the duty was to be
done at the time for its execution. With
streets packed with hundre Is of thousands of
people, ami innumerable bodies of men to be
gotten into certain places at certain times,
tbey all "got there." It was a grand, a mag
The Whole Country Joined.
And what of tbe rest of tbe country! Let
Tuesday answer. From the Atlantic to the
Pacific, from the great lakes to the gulf, the
nation at U o'clock yesterday heard tbe
churches ringing an invitation to spend an
hour iu thanksgiving to Clod that we had a
Washington and that bis teachings were
burned into the hearts of tbe people. And
the nation responded. Iu city and hamlet
the people gathered, und if there was one
that did not regard the president's proclama
tion it has not been heard from.
Later the citizens gathered in balls and
out doors and listened to patriotic speeches
and sang the national anthem. Tbe children
were gathered together in their school build
ings and taught anew the lessons of the
history of the country and veneration for the
name and achievements of its first president
Patriotic thanksgiving and rejoicing ruled
the day everywhere, while tbe national
emblem, the "old glory" that is dear to the
heart and lieautif ul to the eye of Americans,
floated from millions of places all over a
united and splendid nation.
HOW CHICAGO CELEBRATED.
A Day of rat riot In Meetings, Parades. Or
atory and Music
Chicago, May L The centennial celebra
tion here was more generally observed than
any holiday ever was, in all probability. It
is doubtful if the city was ever sogenerally
decorated as it was yesterday. The orna
mentation down t wn made the streets a
blaze of color, while n vnyin the outskirts
the decorations were both general
and elaborate. The morning was
devoted to religious services, in which
every church in the city joined and
every one was well attended and to the
school children's meetings.
The Afternoon Exercises.
Fully seventy-five thousand men and wom
en participated in the afternoon meetings.
The exposition building, battery D, Second
Regiment armory. Central Music hall, and
Far well ball, to say nothing of the two tents
that bad been erected on the lake front, were
packed to suffocation, and at each place
were unable to gain addmssion. Hundreds
Gov. Fifer came down from Springfield to
preside at the Exposition ball meeting
and was given an ovation.
Some of the Speakers.
Tbe role of chaplains aud speakers was a
distinguished one. Among the former were
Archbishop Foehan, Bishop McLaren, Rabbi
Felsenthal and Professor David Swing; and
of the latter, Hons. W C. P Breckenridge,
of Kentucky ; John M. Thurston, of Nebra
ska; John M. Langston, of Virginia; L. D.
Thoman, of Indiana, and Bishop Spauhiing,
of Peoria. An interesting feature of the
gathering at Battery D was the presence of
Rev. Samuel Francis) Smith, author of the
immortal bymn "America, who led tbe
singing of the hymn at the conclusion of the
Displays of Fireworks.
At night magnificent displays of fireworks
were given in tbe north and west side parks,
and on tbe lake front and there was a cen
tennial banquet at tbe Union League, at
which Justice Harlan responded to the toast
of "Washington," Hon. Robert T. Lincoln to
that of "John Marshall," while the memories
of Benjamin Franklin, Heury Clay, Alexander
Hamilton, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lin
coln and U. 8 Grant were duly honored.
A Horrlhle Atrocity Perpetrated by Them
Deminq, N. M., May L News of an In
dian outrage has just been received here
from tbe headquarters of the ranch of Head
& Hearst, situated in Animas valley, Cochise
county, Arizona, six miles from the Mexican
line. B. F. Cady, who was alone in charge
of tbe ranch, was surprised by Indians and
shot through both legs above the knees. Tbe
fiends then stripped Cady of . his clothing,
scalded him with boiling water, held him on
top of a stove until be was roosted, and final
ly pounded bis bead into a lellv and other
wise horribly mutilated him. The body was
tnrown into a yard where it was found by
Mexican custom bouse guards on Friday.
From the number of moccasin tracks the
guards estimated tbe party to number be
tween thirty and forty. After killing Cady
the Indians separated, alout half of them re
maining in the mountains near by, the re
mainder taking all the horse stock on the
ranch with them and passing up through
Guadalupe canon. Sheriff Whitehall, of
Grant county, just in from that district says
Indian signal fires can be seen burning all
through the Chiracuas mountains, and tbe
people are much excited, fearing a general
outbreak. A party of cowboys have started
on tbe trnil and a conflict is expected.
A YOUNG MOTHER'S DESPAIR.
How a Destitute Woman Could Not Get
" Help In Boston.
Boston, May 1. Kate O'DonnelL aged 23,
who was arrested in Hyda Park Monday,
charged with the drowning of her 3-montha-old
child, tells a pitiful story. She came
from Ireland several months ago in a delicate
condition. She shortly afterward secured
work in a mill at Hyde Park, but losing her
place came to Boston lost Friday destitute,
and applied at Police Station No. 0 for help
and a place to leave her child.
She was referred to Father Gal
lagher, of St Patrick's church, .who
directed Ler to apply at the Cbardon Street
home. Here again she was rebuffed, being
told that she could not remain with the
child. From here she was sent to Bt Mary's
Infant Asylum, where she was refused ad
mittance on the ground tbat diphtheria was
prevalent thereabouts. The woman gave up
the quest fur charity, and subsequent events
indicate tbat after loading tbe- child's
garments with stones she dropped her burden
from tbe Swett street bridge. Medical ex
amination showed that tbe child died from
Chicago, May 1. Tuesday wae geaar
ally observed throughout the country as a
holiday aud all tbe exchanges were nloaad,
consequently no market quotations were
given out ',- ; . ' .
, ' - '
A citizen of Akron, Ohio, has applied to
the police to arrest Sates, for '""gfrg about
his house o nights.
I lice Curtain Stretchers
OUT OS POLOIHOFSAMS.
Will Save yon Money, Time and Labor.
EVZNY HOVSZKBEPPK SUOLLD HaVS t)Ni
any lady can operate them.
For Sale By
3E3I. IF. CORDE
He invites the public
Parlor Furniture which he
Crushed in a Panic.
A Serious Accident Mars Chi
A SCORE OF PEOPLE BADLY HURT.
Three or Four ml .he Victims Fatally
Wouuded Fristitenod Horses I)uh
Among the Crowd at a Fireworks Exhi
bition and Trample Women and Cbil
Chlldren I'nder Foot An Explosion or
Fireworks Adds to the Number of In
jured. Chicago, Miy L During tbe crush on
the Lake Front last night, wbere many thou
sands of people congTegtel to witnesss the
fireworks display, a number of women and
children were trampled upon and seriously
Caaso of the Panic.
Tbe panic was cn.ised by a term of
horses becoming unmnriacjeaMe and pluug
ing right and left among the spectators.
Men and wotnon were knocked down and
trampled on nl a great many were hurt.
Fiplin of Fireworks.
While ths victims of the crush were being
carried off tho field, a package of fireworks
exploded and seriously burned a number of
boys, who were hovering around the
operators iu charge of Ihe display.
The Vnforlanate Ones.
The most s. riou!y injured are as follows:
Frud Escbenbiirg, 16 years, badly burned;
Daniel Urant, 13 ypars, fatal y burned ; Kate
Conway, fatally crushed; Mrs. George F.
Farrar, probably fatally crushed; Lizzie
Howard crushed and kicked by a horse will
probably die; Mrs. F. Brady, seriously in
jured, probably faUiily; Miss Crow
ley, seriously injured by being
trampled upon; Miss Sehulert, rile
broken; two unknown boys, bands crushed;
James Holihan, legs borued; unknown man,
Besides the above uiauy women were
hurt whose names could not be learned. One
woman is reported as having bad her cloth
ing nearly burnt from her body by an ex
ONE MORE UNFORTUNATE.
The Sad Fate of a Yonng, Beautiful, bat
Baltimore, Mi, May 1. Tbe Sun's
special from Richmond, Va., says: A few
weeks ago there came to Richmond a young
woman apparently JB years of age. She se
cured hoard in one of the most fashionable
boarding-houses In the city, giving her name
as Bessie Murphy. She stated that her
parents resided in New York city, and that
she was on a visit to tbe south.
Beautiful of face and form, handsomely
attired, with perfect manners and cultivated
inind, she at ouce Iwama the favorite of tbe
house. Ten days after her coming it was
discovered tbe girl was in a delicate
condition, and sbe sought a less pre
tentious boarding place. From here
the poor girl drifted about and
finally, a week ago, sbe sought and obtained
an asylum in the bouse of an old negress in
an alley. The negress called a colored doc
tor to sea her lodger. Under bis treatment
the girl became very UL and grew worse day
by day. On Monday sbe was advised by tbe
doctor to go to the hospital for better treat
ment than he could give her. An hour after
her arrival at the hospital tbe girl died. Tbe
Sisters importuned her to tell them where her
friends could be reached, but she declined to
give any information beyond tbat her uame
was Bessie Murphy, and tbat her parents
were in New York. - A corooerV Jury"decided
that the girl died from mal -practice.
The Parnell Commission.
LorDOir, May 1 Tbe Parnell commis
sion resumed its sessions Tuesday after the
Easter recess. Mr. Parnell was put in the
witness box. He gave his testimony in a
clear, deliberate manner. He stated that he
did not know'that Delaney, who testified for
Tbe Times, was connects with ,n
for obtaining amnesty for any of his asso-
" witness stated mat he bad never
heard of any attempt on Judge Lawson's
life. He said that he never was a member
of any secret society. Mr. Parnell testified
further that he did not know until 1877 that
Mr. Bhnrar. Nationalist:
ment for West Cavan, was a Fenian. He
umw asa-ea uun to resign rrom tbe organisa
tion, but Mr. Biggar refused.
Death of Boa. WUlUm H. Baruum.
Nfw Havxn, Conn., May L The Hon.
William H. Barnum, chairman of the na
tional Democratic committee, died at Lime
Rock at 9:45 Tuesday morning.
Mr. Barnum had been confined to his bed
but two or three days, and- for the past
twenty -four hours his death bad been mo
mentarily expected, lie was out for the last
time on Friday last when he sat on tbe piacsa
for an hour. Saturday be was taken with a
bad spell and it was apparent from the first
that he could not recover. He had been very
feeble ever since bis sickness during the pres
Bod-Nosed Mike Must Hans;.
Philadelphia, May L M chari Ret
aUlo; popularly knowu as Red-Nose Mike,
tbe convicted murderer of Paymaster Mc
Clure and Boas Hugh Flaming an, must bang.
The supreme court Monday affirmed the
Judgment of guilty of murder in the first
degree, pronounced by the oyer and ter
miner of Lucerne county. Tbe decision was
accompanied by an opinion, in which Chief
Justice Paxton carefully reviewed tbe charge
and rulings of tbe trial judge which were
complained of as erroueous, and affirmed
them all separately.
The Weather We Uav Expect.
Washikotos Crrv. May L The indica
tions for thlrtr-six hours from 8 p. m. yester
day are as follows: For Michigan and Wisoon
oon Fair, slightly warmer weather; variable
winds. For - Indiana Fair in the north
ern portion; local rains in the southern
portion; stationary temperature; northerly
winds. For Illinois Fair weather, except In
extreme southern portion; local rains; sta
tionary temperature-;, northerly winds. For
Iowa -'Fair in eastern, and light rain In west
era portion; stationary temperature; norther
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