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THJ AKttUB. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 26, 1891.
The President Resumes His
Green Mountain State Tour.
A. DAY 01 GREETING AND GODSPEED.
fleartj Welcomes and Good-Bi at tv
ery Station Along the Route Elglit
Short Addresses Delivered Between
Start and Flnlfth Home Points from
the Speeches Kide in Seward Webb's
' Steam Yacht St. Albans People Il
luminate Their Houses In Honor of
BrRLIXGTOs, Vt., Aug. 2. The presi
dent's train Mt Saratoga yesterday morn
ing for a tour of -the Green Mountain
state. With the president at the start were
Secretary Proctor, Private Secretary Hal
f"rd, the press correspondents and others.
The trip to this place was a series of ova
tions, hort stops being made at a numb r
stations, at which the president m;ule
short speeches and did a turn of hand
shaking. At Fort Ed ward there whs an
Informal reception to abont 150 people.
At Whitehall there was a big crowd, com
posed partly of the Washington CYmnty
Veterans' association. A brass band
played, the people entered, nod the firit
speech of the day was made and receivad
with great enthusiasm. It was an earnest
and patriotic speech, ami especially
touched the hearts of the veterans pres
ent. The Reception lit Flr Haven.
The next nop was at Fai r Haven. The
train arrived nearly twenty minutes late
and there was some delay at the station
because of a misunderstanding about the
programme. Finally the president left
the car and escorted by the local commit
tee passed tarough the station. A plat
form decorated with banting had been
erected on the other side of the station.
Standing on this platform the president
was introduced to the assemblage by Mr.
Howard and made hi3 second brief ad
dress in which he eulogized the thrift and
ipdustry of the Xew England farmervho
bad wrested a living from an unwilling
soil.. After returning to his car he re
mained on the rear platform as the train
pulled out, bowing to the cheering throng.
At Castleton another brief stop was made
and the third short speech delivered.
Veaiey Joins the President.
There was no speech at Roflhnd, the
stop not being long encrigh, bnt the presi
dent bowed his acknowledgments to the
cheers of the crowd. Here General Yeaz?y
joined the . arty. Brandon was reached at
11:12 a. ij. dud fhowers of golden rod fell
on the president as he appeared, while the
booming of cannon announced his arrival.
He was introduced to tho people by Ex
Governor Ormsbee and made his fourth ad
dress. Another shower of golden rod fell
all over him as the train pulled out. Half
an hour later a stop was made at Middle
bury, where Ex-Governor Stewart iutro
fi'qced the pnvident, and he made his fifth
address, thanking the people for their
hearty greeting. A few stations were
then passed without a stop, each station
being crowded to see the distinguished
traveler and grve him a welcoming cheer.
A Reference to the "Vnpleasautneaa."
At Yergbnues there was a five minutes'
stop, and again the president spoke the
sixth time. In the coarse of his remarks
he said, referring tothe time before the
war: There Ead spread unfortunately
over the minds of some of our southern
brethren the impression that you were s
much given to money, to thrift, and ts
toil thmt your hafl.h had forgotten bow to
fight. It was a most wholesome lesson
when the whole Country learned again in
the gallant t SSTgcand stubborn resis
tance of the Vermont brigade that the old
New Enj's'id spirit still lived: that Paul
Revere still roue the highways of New
Eugittu.l, oii'l Hie liitu of Concord and
Ltatiuyiuii and xicuiiiugtou still ploughed
her fluids." Applause.
General Veiizcy Iff! the train at Char
lotte, and there was but one stop tit Shcl
burue between thai pomt and this city,
where I ue train arrived at l-i;jo p. in.
THE RECEPTION AT BURLINGTON.
A liarve and a ituncheon. Followed by a
TiTpfn a Yacht.
ST. AtiiANS, Vt., Aug. 20. President
Harrison was received at liurlingtnu by a
committee of citizens headed by United
States Seimtor Epvind-i, Mayor Hazle
ton, Colonel W. fee ward Webb, and others.
From the car the president was escorted
through the cheering crowd to some car
riages which stood at the entaace to tho
station. When the president and Iris
parly was svatedthe line of carriages wai
driven arouud College Ore;u to give the
president nn opportunity li see Billing's
l.Utury uovi lue eolit-e uaiidiugs. Tiiey
then proceed JiaWn lluiu street to the
residence of Senator Edmunds, where the
preskient was to takjs hincheon. Those
who satdiwnto fnncneou were the Hon.
Edward" .E'l'herps', Eiias Lyman, Secretary
Proetoi, ea-Go'vernor Stewart, ex-Governor
OTrastie. General William Wells, the
Hon. A. F. Walker, and a dozen other
well tnowu gentlemen.
CompL&iM'4 to lTx-Senator Edmunds.
Following the luncheon the president
anof party wte drfven to the library
building facing tne public square, where a
stand had been erected, iu front of which
a great throng had gathered. Mayor
Hazleton introduced the president who
spoke briefly and was cheered vociferous
ly. In the course ot his speech he paid
(be folauavfcjir compliment to Ex-Senator
Edmunds: "1 urn aaW-to see here, at h,is
borne, the respect and honor in which
George , bduiumbi is deservedly held by
the people of"" Vermont. Applause.
JlMvlDg tot afoyears witnessed the value
oMrti services astft Jblator in the senate
of the aiie-cr2raTes, I share with you the
regret that tiits country is no longer en
ipviug those services, tfiough it is a source
and loyalty to tho onion of states, there
will be no call loi his wise council and
belp that will not find ready response
from the walks- jf"pasvate life whfch he
hai chosen to reSime.'' Applause.
The Bute' of the Majority.
He continued as follows: "Let us pursue
our lines of division. It is characteristic
of a free people. It is essential to that
mental agitation and unrest out of which
the highest and best is evolved; but let us
never forget that the fundamental thought
ot out government is the rule of the ma
jority lawfully expressed at pure and
clean electionsfand that when thus ex
pressed.tbs laws enacted by those chosen
tolnake our laws.and support of thee xecn
tire officers choyrn, see w"jJ v -
the minority thaui.n th majuiiiy.. Ap
plause They are ours.our servau" s. ou r r.
presea atlves to whom we yield the respect
ot'offiC" and that measnreof jiersonal regard
towhl ;h their lives may entitle them."
By Steam Yacht to Maquam.
With a few words about this year's re
ward tithe husbandman and of thanks
for his kind reception be closed, and wes
then d -iven to the landing of the Cham
plain lloat club, where Seward Webb's
beaut i ul steam yacht Elfrida lay at an
chor. There was a large crowd in the
gallery of the boat house to see the presi
dent embark. Dr. Webb stepped into tbe
tender and assisted the president to fol
low hi n. When the cushioned seats of
the boats were well filled betook the
tiller and gave the command to shove of!-.
As the boat glided away from the boat
house i he crcwd on the gallery cheered an
adieu. At tbe same moment the little
brass csnnou on the bow of the Elfrida
began the presidential salute' of twenty
Arrival at St. Alhans.
The trip was very enjoyable and was
made in three and a quarter hours, the
landing at Maquam being accomplished
at 6:1.'.. Tbe president's special train,
which bad come up from Burlington, was
waiting and the party quickly boarded it
nnd skirted for St. Albans. At Swanton
there was a crowd on the platform which
che&reil the president loudly. The arrival
at St. Albans was at 7:10 last evening.
Booming of cannon greeted the train and
aneno-mous crowd was in waiting. Ex
Goveriior Smith and Mr. A. D. Tenney, of
thelocil committee, welcomed the presi
dent i.nd escorted him to his carriage
which stood in waiting. The local militia
and cinton Franklin of PatriarchsMili
tant were drawn up in line opposite the
Ihe Parade Through the City.
Thej formed in column, and, preceded
by a band, headed the procession. Two
mounted Knight Templars rode behind the
first ctrriage in which sat the president,
ex-Governor Smith and Mr. Tenney. In
the oil er three carriages were the other
memoirs of the president's party and lo
cal committeemen. The procession passed
through the principal streets of the city,
which were decorated very beautifully and
very elaborately. Dusk was falling and
the line of march was marked out by
strings of Chinese lanterns which hung
on each side of the roadway.
Pretty Feature of the Welcome.
The private bouses were iliaminatcd
and colored fires burned on the tasty
lawns at the sides of the streets. In front
of the Weldon house a batd of little girls
in wh;te, with sashes of red, white and
brne. cist flowers in front of the presi
dent s carnage. Everywhere thore was
the greatest enthusiasm displayed. The
president was driven to the home of .x
Goverr.or Smith where his esco. t drew up
in line and saluted as he passed. At
Goveri or Smith's home the president was
eiitert lined quietly at dinner.
ihth Speeuh for the Ifay.
After dining the president was driven
down town at a o'clock to the Welden
house, where an enormous crowd was
waitin,; to greet him. The public square
opposite the hotel was hung with lanterns
and illuminated with colored fire. Mr. K.
C. Smi'.h introduced tie president and la
made a speech of the same tenor as th;.t
which he delivered in Burlington, and
evoked loud and continuous applau-e at
its conclusion. At the conclusion Secre
tary Proctor was called tor. He spoke
briefly. The president then returned to
Ex-Go' ernor trmith s residence where he
spent the night. He left for Moutpelier
at V o'clock this morning.
SHOT BY A CHICKEN THIEF.
An Illinois Farmer Badly Wounded br
an I'nknown Robber.
Lincoln, Ills., Aug. iV At 11:30 Mon
day n ght, Daniel Sherekey, a wealthy
and well known farmer of this county,
was amused by a noise in Lis thicks n
house. Arming himself,' with a shotgun
he approached the place when a Laan d;irt
ed cut ind started f run. Tfce farmer
pursue 1. His gun was aocideuta'.ly dis
chargeil, the thief fell, and while the
farmer whs standing over him wiili
clublxvl gun ready to dash out his brains
tke thi'-f rosi" suddenly and shot the farm
er in tie riuht breast and escaped to n
buggy and drove away.
The Mob On the Trail.
The sheriff and deputies, with indignant
neighbors Htid friends of the wounded
man, a e hui;:iug the assassin uud will
probab y succeed in capturing him. He
left a prick where he fell and was seen ia
the vfllage near the scene half an hour be
fore tho crime was committed. Inter.-
excitement nrevails, and if the thief is
caught and identified beyond a doubt he
will be lvu tlied.
Dreamed of a Cwncer Cnre.
CllAlTANOOUA, Aug. A farmer
named Presswood, who lives a few miles
from this city, has been spared from death
by a seiuiiifcly incurable cancer which
was eating into his face toward hi,s eyes
nnd br; !n. He was supposed by many, to
have ftllena victim, but was upon the
streets Monday healed of h.s malady. II; s
story is that in a dream, after he had
given limsclf up to die, the Lord told him
to go into the' woods and gather a cer
tain he -b. I'resswood followed his dream,
and for weeks searched fur the
plant t sat was to cure him, aud finally
found i-. He made of its leaves tea. which
fie applied to the cancer, aud after six
weeks' use of the solution his face was
well. His story is vouched for by men of
Looks for an Advanre in Flour.
Boston, Aug. 20. "If the present Euro
pean demand continues there isnoquestion
about i n advance to follow in flour. In
deed, I would not be surprised to hear of
ffourgcingup fl on the barrel," was the
remark madj by J, W. Sanborn, a big ex
porter in wheat. "During the past few
weeks,'' be continued "we have, teen ex
porting on an average 0,000,000 bushels of
wheaUweekly, an increase of nearly three
quarter over the amount at this time last
year.' l'aoticipate that at least 250,000,000
bushels will be exported to Europe this
Dudley on the Prospect for '93.
Boston, Aug. 26. Colonel Dudley was
Interviewed Monday by a Post reporter,
lie said that Blaine would be the Repub
lican nominee in 1692, because the people
demanded him, and do not warm up to
Harrison, who does not excite enthusiasm.
If Blaine was a candidate Indiana's dele
gation wonld be for him. He did not be
lieve B aine would decline a nomination
in fact, could not decline.
Another Bank Charter Extended.
Washington, Aug.. 26. The corporate
existen of the Dixon National bank, of
Dixon, Ills., has been -extended to Aug.
Illustrated on the Beach of a
SORT OF CASE OF JOi HE SANDS."
The Loving Husband Willing to Let Ft is
Wife Commit Suicide, Which She Trie
to Do An Absent-Minded Father Who
Headed His Six-Year-Old Son In a Bar
relA Remarkable Indiana Hen or a
I nlque Mulhattonism.
Spring Lake, X. J., Aug. 26. Consider
able excitement was caused here Monday
by an attempt of a woman to commit sui
cide by plunging into the surf opposite
the Hotel Allaire. She was Mrs. Martha
Wilkie, wife of John Wilkie. They have
quarreled a great deal of late, and Mon
day afternoon they started for a walk on
the beach. When opposite the Allaive
thry quarreled loudiy. Suddenly Mrs.
Wi'kie was heard to exclaim: "Til kill
Invited Her to Go Ahead.
There is the ocean," said the husband,
godrofn yourself." The woman prompt
ly sprang into the breakers and fell for
ward, disappearing in the spray. Mr.
Wilkie calmly stood and watched her as
she was tossed about and the next wava
threw her on the shore almost at his feet.
He never moved, and the woman sprang
up and rushed into the waves again.
This time she succeeded in getting beyond
the breakers, and it seemed as if her wish
for death was to be granted. Several
guests called to the man to go in and get
tune Near Tteing Successful.
Hut he told them that she wanted to die,
and he was going to let her. The people
then became alarmed, and the bathing
master came down on a run and brought
the woman ashore. She was unconscious,
but soon revived. Judge Keeley, who is a
guest at the Allaire, talked to the womau
for a while. -nd then escorted both hus
band and wife to their home. The woman
said she would not attempt snicide again,
and the husband promised to watch her
ON THE HEATHEN CHINEE PLAN.
The Way a Connecticut Man Headed l p a
C iifer Harrel.
XonTH Lyme, Conn.. Aug. 2S. A pecu
liar case of absent-mindedness came to
light here Saturday on the examination of
George Bump, who had been arrested at
the instigation of his wife on tbe charge
of attempting to kill his son. Bumpis au
eccentric Yankee who lives on a small
farm in the backwoods. He has a wife
and one child. Friday afternoon Bump
was in the yard trying to put a head in a
barrel to be used for Im.ding cider. He
could not make the head stay up until he
tightened the hoops, aud putting' his ueaf
sa dumb 4 year-old son inside the bariel
to hold up the head he went on with bs
work. The plan worked first-rate and he
soon had t he barrel heaiied up.
Left the ltoy In his Prison.
Leaving the yard he went out into the
field to dig potatoes, forgetting the boy in
the barrel until his attention was called
to him by his wife who went to the field
and excitedly inquired if he had seen
Thomas. Bump cropped his hoe and ran
for the barrel. The boy was breathing
through the bunghole. The head of the
barrel was knocked in and the boy lifted
out. He was so frightened that he went
into spasms uud njs life is almost des
paired of Bump was released from cus
tody, the authorities being satisfied that
he Lad not intentionally barreled up his
A FEMALE RIGHTS HEN.
Or a Mulhatton Yarn That Can Wear the
I'.elt for Awhile.
C'OLCMurs. Ind., Aug. 26. Mr. Dixon, a
farmer residing a few miles south of this
city, has a hen that is now several years
old, which up to last spring had a coat of
feathers after the fashion of other heus
and laid an abundance of eggs each season.
up to the present. Early last spring the
uen s.'ieu Ler leathers almost ro nudenes.:
and v hen the feathers grew out again the
first to appear were the long and beauti
ful fiowiug tail feathers common to the
farm-yard rooster, and in a short time the
whoie body was fully feathered in a bril
liant coat of male attire and has every bp
pearar.ee of a rooster except the huye
CJinb and head-dress of red. She now
crows in good style, but continues to lay
KELLY SPOILED IT ALL.
The Ten Thouoaud IoUar Beauty in the
War of Base Ball Harmony.
Washington. Aug. 20. The magnate!
of the Ieayue and Association liase ball
aggregations met in this city yesterday to
patch up some sort of a scheme by which
they can get along without friction and
with satisfaction to the stockholders of
the clnbs. The committee of the two or
gauiKtiuns got together at 5 p. m. and
were m session until a late hour. They
hud nothing to give out.
A Hitch in the Proceedings.
Lateij. Tne meeting broke up at 12:30
this morning with au obstacle ahead that
l xiks insurmountable. Just as an agree
ment had been reached Kraemer, of the
Association, said he had the news
that Mike Kelly had jumped
his contract with the Boston As
sociation team aud signed with the
Boston League team. He said that unless
the League held Kelly to his contract no
agreement could be reached. The League
men declined to interfere aud the confer
ence broke up.
Great Movement of Wheat.
Kansas ClTV, Aug. 26 The greatest
crop of wheat in tbe history of Kansas is
being moved. Monday Got cars of it were
received here, tbe largest receipts in the
history of the market. In lSfeS, the big
crop year, the largest receipts for a single
day amounted to 610 cars. Chicago re
ceived only 5S2 cars Monday, and St. Louis
22 cars, and it must be remembered that
a large proportion of the Chicago receipts
were irom xiausos city.
The Hurricane at Martinique.
Paris, Auir 26. The latest advices from
Martiniuue sav that iHO Dersons Derished
in the recent hurricane, wituout counting
tbe shipwrecK fatalities The bulk of the
hipping having been lost the governor
has permitted foreign Teasels to engage in
coast trade in order to supply the needs of
End the Strike at Peoria.
PEORIA, Ills., Aug. 26. The strike of
the switchmen employed on the Peoria
and Pekin Union railway ended last even
ing, the strikers all coming in, and sur
rendering in a body. Most of the strikers
will be taken back.
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