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Portland Royally Honored His
Memory Last Evening
The Programme Successfully Carried Out
iu All Particulars—A Great Jam of
People in City Hall—Addresses by
Mayor Ingraham. Bishop Healy, Hon.
A. F. Moulton and Kev. Matt S.
It is a pity that Christopher Columbus
could not have been in this town last
evening and obtained a realizing sense of
the potentialities of his discoveries.
Every inhabitant seemed to seize the oc
casion to celebrate, and the two great at
tractions, the parade and the speaking,
were liberally attended. The parade
was excellent, being one of the best
arrays of torches ever seen in the city.
The various campaign companies
formed in Monument Square, and at 8
o’clock the procession started and moved
over the prescribed line of march.
First came a cavalcade of mounted
horsemen, 50 in number, under com
mand of Capt. R. II. Berry. Then came
a platoon of police under command of
Sergeant Ed. Heath, next the American
Cadet Band and Col. T. H. Gately and
staff. The regular campaign companies
came next, as follows:
Cleveland Maintopmen, Capt. J. O’Neil, 48
Drum Corps and Cleveland Guards, Capt. Car
lin. 50 men.
Longshoremen’s Working Club, Capt. DeCosta,
40 men.
Evening Stars, Capt. G. H. Brooks, 40 men.
Drum Corps and Cleveland Zouaves, Capt.
John H. Donovan.
Stephenson Guards of Ward 4, Capt.. j, W.
Cadet Band.
Harrison Guards. Capt. Gilchrist. 60 men.
' Tippecanoes. Capt. Waldron. 48 men.
Iteed Cadets and Drum Corps, Lieut. Beck in
Then followed several juvenile compa
In the absence of Col. Hartnett of the
Republican batallion, Mr. John D.Prinda
ble acted as colonel with the following
staff: Captain Geo. W. Gilchrist, acting
lieutenant colonel; Lieut. Charles San"
born, adjutant; Lieut. Freeman, aid.
Many residences along "the ljpe of
march were illuminated in various ways
and the American flag was everywhere.
Colored fires were burned here and there
and much enthusiasm was shown. The
gongs in the various engine houses were
rung, and the city side of City Building,
was ablaze with light.
In City Hall
there was early gathered an immense
throng. Over an hour before the speak
ing began the hall was full and overflow
ing, and the crowds that continued to
pour iu did little more than jostle one
another in the doorways and corridors
without getting into the hall.
It was considerably past 8 o’clock
when the Mayor, city government, ora
tors of the evening and prominent citi
zens marched onto the stage. Among
them were Judge Nathan Webb, George
M. Seiders, M. P. Frauk, G. M. Donham,
J. S. Locke, George Thomas, G. A
Chase, Rev. Ephraim Cummings,. Hr _
Stephen Weeks, Frederick Smith and J.
II. True, several members of the Catho
lic clergy of the city and others. The
platform was handsomely draped with
flags of many nations, the American,
Spanish and Italian having prominent
Alderman William H., Stevens, chair
man of the committee of arrangements,
$500. Given
Christmas Presents.
Competition open to Women Only.
For the best and most effective
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popular use in advertising the merit
of Cleveland’s Baking Powder, a
present of $200 will be given; for
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is not necessary. A simple state
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Conditions :—Competition open to
women only. Contributions must not
contain over 200 words. Verses if sent
must not contain over six lines. Write
your suggestion on one sheet of paper,
your full name and address on another,
and mail as below. All communications
must reach us by December 24th. The
awards will be made as soon thereafter as
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The U. S. Government buys it for the Army
Government Chemists, State Assayers and
other official authorities testify to its superiority.
Writers on domestic science, as Marion Har
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Teachers of cooking, as Mrs. Lincoln, Mrs.
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These are some of its points of excellence;
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gro given in our cook book. M ailed free. ^
introduced Mayor Ingraham as presi
dent of the evening.
Mayor Ingraham’s Address.
Chandler’s Band followed with a se
lection, “A Summer’s Day,” after which
Mayor Ingraham delivered his introduc
tory address. While consul at Cadiz
Mr. Ingraham became familiar with the
scenes of Columbus’s life while he was
interesting the court in his enterprise.
Of these scenes Mr. Ingraham gave an
entertaining description, especially of
the convent of La Kabida. In conclu
sion, he said:
“The Historical Society of Huelon has
for a long time been perfecting arrange
ments for a proper observance of the
400th anniversary of the discovery of
America, and today the Queen Kegent of
Spain, illustrious like Isabella for her
virtues, comes with the infant king and
court to La Eabida, and, with naval and
military pomp, unveils a statue of Co
lumbus on the very spot where. 400
years ago, he asked for bread and water
for his son, and the King of Italy sends
greetings, which are flashed to the four
corners of the earth.
“In common with all lands we vener
ate the name of Columbus. AVe cherish
when Eric the Bishop, (as many say) and
St. Brendan the Irish monk visited the
shores of Greenland and of Vineland
now acknowledged as New England.
Personally then I shall claim to repre
sent but little more than twice thirty
years of life. But officially, in my charac
ter of a Bishop, I shallclaim not only
To Have Blessed Columbus
and lxis companions on that inemorable
day of August on the sand of Palos, but
to have attained at that date the respec
table age of neai-ly fifteen hundred years.
Officially then I am with you not as a
Kip Wrinkle risen from sleep, nor yet as
Lazarus risen from the grave, but as one
who has been a spectator of the moving
panorama nearly two thousand years—
old as I am I might ask you to hear me
for age. I will also ask you to hear mo
for my cause. My cause' is the glory of
Colun'ibus. As a Bishop of the old, old
church I have been able to see the truth
of the words of tho great dramatist.
“Some men are born to greatness.” It
surrounds their cradles. “Some have
greatness thrust upon them;” by the cir
cumstances and personages of tlieir time,
their position and passing events. But
“some men achieve greatness” and these
are the truly great. They wear no bor
rowed names or plumes, and their ar
the memories of that which gave him
birth, and those of the chivalrous nation
which adopted him. We join them in
celebrating the beneficent result that
flowed from his labors. The judgment
of mankind today upon his character
and services is the same as when the
friars of La Rabida loved and trusted
him, and Palos and the Catholic kings
forwarded his enterprise. Posterity
places him as a scientific benefactor in
the galaxy of Copernicus and Galileo.
“As long as the statue just unveiled
at La Rabida looks out over the Atlantic
from the heights of Palos, so long will
we jojn the Castilian in celebrating the
great event which placed Spain higli
among the nations.
‘A Castilla, a Leon—
‘Nuevo Mundo dis’ Colon.’ ”
The Haydn Quartette, Misses Knight
and Ricker and Messrs. Nickerson and
Merrill came next on the programme,
they being down twice on the progrmme,
delighting the audience with Franz Abt’s
“Home that I Love” and Sullivan’s “The
Lost Chord.”
The Catholics, both laity and clergy,
have taken great interest in the reviv
ing of the memory of Columbus; and
Bishop James Augustine Healy was very
cordially received when he was intro
duced. He said:
Bishop Healy’s Address.
It is no small attraction that draws a
churchman from his long-accustomed
place in the sanctuary to a place and
scene like the present. In spite of the
kind invitation of the gentlemen of our
city government I should feel out of
place were it not that I appear in charac
ter. After a residence of over 17 years
in Portland I presume that I am person
allv known by name and perhaps by face
J __ -T>.,4
tonight I am invited to appear not simp
ly as your fellow citizen to rehearse the
story of Columbus, but as a representa
tive character. A descendenant of Co
lumbus might precede me in this repre
sentation, but hot even a native of Spain
or of sunny Italy is more entitled to rep
resent Columbus and liis associates than
the humble individual who lias the honor
to stand before you. Iam not, so to
speak, an old man, and yet I represent
the faith, the religion, the prayers, the
sacred songs of Columbus; the iuten
tions, the hopes, the sincere sympathy
and the efforts of his most efficient
friend. As a Catholic priest I claim kin
ship in faith, liturgy, language, doctrine
with Juan Perez, the Franciscan Prior
of the monastry of La Rabida; with Di
ego Diaz, the Dominican; with Cardinal
Mendoza and-with the Alexander VI.,the
Pope then reigning. This morning I per
formed the same act of religion as did
the chaplain of Columbus on the little
island of San Salvador (Holy Savior) ex
actly 400 years ago. And were the early
Spanish or Portuguese or 3‘lnglish adven
turers to rise from their different graves,
they would feel themselves at homo in
our churches, and their chaplains would
use our liturgical books and address in
the Latin, the common language of the
If you start from Grenada, the last
refuge of the Moors in Spain, before
whose walls Columbus received his com
mission, and go back ovei; the eight hun
dred years of heroic struggle on the part
of Spain, you would find my character
and office already old, in the land, when
the Moors first crosed from Africa, and
mour of glory, no envious dagger can
penetrate or destroy.
Looking down with history upon the
life of Columbus, I would invite you to
call up the great contrasts of his career.
To the young and eager, he was great,
to be admired and applauded when he
first trod the deck of the Santa Maria,
his standard displayed from the mast,
his commission of admiral of the great
sea, viceroy of the land to be discover
ed, hidalgo or grandee of Spain, in his
possession, and the little fleet entirely
subject to his orders.
Others would call him great, truly
great and admirable as he first trod the
sands of San Salvador having achieved
the most wonderful voyage ever under
taken by man. Beyond a doubt, it was
a sublime moment in his life. History
can hardly find its parallel. Again,
others will find him greatest at his en
trance as a triumphant conqueror into
Barcelona; applauded by the people; ad
mired and envied of the nobles; wel
comed by the respect and gratitude of
Queen Isabella, the noblest of women
and by her astute consort Ferdinand of
This was, perhaps,
The Supreme Moment
of satisfaction, of honor, of happiness,
for Columbus. But to the eyes of the
observant witness for ages, the man who,
rising from an obscure family in a petty
republic, had mastered by study and
travel all the science of navigation as
then existing, who had set his mind, his
heart, his life upon the solution of the
great problem of ages, was as truly
great when he was making charts in a
garret of Portugal to buy bread as when
he was penning despatches to Queen Isa
bella; as great when he asked a meal for
himself and his little boy, from the ever
memorable monastery of La ltabida, as
when he entered Barcelona in triumph;
as great when he was traversing the
ocean as a prisoner in chains as when lie
crossed it as an admiral; as great, surely
as great, when on his humble bed of
poverty he regulates all worldly matters
with royal calmness, dignity and scrupu
lous exactness, and there, like an hum
ble Christian, recognizing the littleness
and sinfulness of mortal man, seeks
from the Almighty God “grace, mercy
and peace” for his last moments.
Fellow citizens, I venture to say that
these few circumstances have the stamp
of true greatness. Pardon a recollec
tion. Twenty-nine years ago I was iu
Spain, in Seville. There I saw the tower
from which American gold, not always a
blessing to Spain, was habitually lauded.
I held in my hands a church chalice
made from the first gold which Colum
bus brought back from America. I saw
his letters, but best of all I saw the por
trait said to be a most faithful reproduc
tion of his face and features. My com
panion and myself both exclaimed,
“How much there is in that face that re
calls the majesty of our Washington.”
And I venture to ask, whether in your
judgment our great captain was less
great in the darkest hours of our strug
gle than in the brightest, and whether
you do not admire and reverence and
love him more as Washington—who de
nies his greatness? and yet the foreign
reader of our history would ask where
were his feats of arms, where were his
victories until the help of France and
Spain made possible the capture of Corn
wallis at Yorktown? And we would de
Continued on .Sixth Page,
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Review of the Police.
At 3 p.m. the police force was reviewed
by His Honor Mayor Ingraham. A few
moments prior to this hour the entire
force marched into the hall in columns
of fours, under command of Deputies
McCallum and Chase. They then
wheeled into lino, took open order
and received His Honor, who was accom
panied by Marshal Swett. The Mayor
spoke snbstontially as follows:
Mr. Marshal, Deputies and Members of
the Police Force:
I am very glad to meet you on this fes
tival holiday. I have long desired the
pleasure of seeing you drawn up in line
that I might obtain a view of you in your
entirety and observe the discipline you
have just shown. I must confess from
what I have just seen 1 can congratulate
the people of Portland on your personal
appearance, gentlemanly conduct and be
havior iu the discharge of your duties.
Many of you have been members for a
long time and some of you are my own
appointments. From the reports of the
marshal and deputies there liavo been
very few complaints from any source in
regard to tills department. I have a
eopy of the rules aud orders that govern
the police in my possession here and 1
presume you have each a copy, if you
study them with care and diligence and
follow them faithfully you cannot fail to
make vour work for efficiency and cour
tesy. Your responsibilities are great. In
your hands rests to a great extent the
lives and property of the people of Port
land. I trust, therefore, you will give
most careful attention to these rules and
vou cannot go astray. 1 am much
pleased with vour personal neatness and
soldierly bearing and I believe there is
no city in the country that possesses po
licemen of a higher standard.
1 thank you Mr. Marshal and Deputies
for the courtesies you have shown me
and I trust the relations will always re
main pleasant.
At the conclusion of the Mayor's re
marks the police cloesed order aud oxc
cuted several military movements. They
were then dismissed and tho audience,
which included many of the City Gov
ernment, dispersed.
The force looked well in their blue uni
forms with white gloves and seemed
much pleased with the attention they re
Pine Tree Wheelmen’s Race.
The annual handicap road race over
the five-mile course, was held yesterday
afternoon and established the fact that
a well-managed road race could be great
Notwithstanding the fact that head
winds and bad roads hindered the flyers,
the time was brought down to the sur
prisingly low figure of 15 minutes and
34} seconds, which is wonderfully fast.
The following men started:
No. Name. _Club. M. S.
1— J. J. Timmons, C. C. C.2
2— I,. E. Pride, .J • _
G-J.W. Craig, C.K.W.1 lo
8— h. P. Huston, P. T.W.1
9— J. A. Bea ty, S. 0. C.1
10—IV. .f. Whitney, .,
12—L. C. Gilson, C. C. C.Scratch
14—Aubrey Dyer, L. & A. W.
and finished in the following order:
No. Name.___s
14—Dyer.t1"’. i
2-Pride.1' bb
»—Beatty.?,T oov,
Craig received first prize, a fine sweat
er, Clifford a lantern, Dyer a watch
chain, and Huston a revolver. Mr. Dyer
also won the time prize, a fine gold
The item in yesterday’s paper stating
that this race was to be run by the Cum
berland County Cyclists was an error,
the race being run entirely by the Pine
Tree Wheelmen.
Mr. Whitney took a tumble, so that
accounted for his retirement from the
Pine Street M. £3. Church.
At Pine street church Sunday
morning at 10.30 Rev. E. L. Hause, the
pastor, -will preach upon the much dis
cussed subject, “The Higher Criticism.”
All will be interested to go and hear a
live, energetic discussion upon this sub
ject from an evangelical standpoint. We
understand the congregations have near
ly doubled since Mr. Haase’s pas torate
This church gives a cordial welcome
to strangers and offers them the best
seats in the house.
St. Dominic’s Conference.
At the grand coffee party of St. Dom
inic’s Conference of St. Vincent de Paul,
to be belli at City Hall Tuesday ovening,
there will be a concert from 7.30 to 8.13
p. m. At the latter hour the grand
march will form. Refreshments will be
sold in Reception Hall.
In Litchfield, Oct. 16, Edgar E. Whitney Of
Boston anil Miss Grace It. GetohoII of Litch
In Waterville, Oct. 15. Frank A. Doe of China
and Miss Bertha M. Harvey of Fairfield.
In Kenuebunk, Charles W. Hatch and Miss
Bertha M. Day. „ _ .
In Livermore F'alls, Oct. 0, Warren J. Hyde
and Mrs, Nora H. Fitts.
In Gardiner, Oct. 13, Aleander Fuller and Mrs
Mary Hunt
111 Bueksport, Oct. 11, Capt. Will. Ames and
Miss Maggie T. Soper. , „ . .
In Jefferson, Oct. 2, Edw. E. Randall of China
and .Miss Georgic Mayhew of Jefferson.
In Randolph, y. E. Brooks and Miss Rule
Gfn Kingfield, Oct. 15, W. B. Small and Miss
Edna Vose. , .... ...
1 n Corinna. Eddie Greenwood mid Miss Alice
1 In Centre MontviIIe, not. in. Alton ‘ lenirn.
and Miss l.aura M. Whiteomb, botnof Morrill
In Brooklin, Oat, 12. Knocli Lurvey of South
west Harbor and Miss Lena Bridges of Brook
lin, Maine.
In Augusta. Oct. 15, Josiali Ellis and Mrs.
Annie B. Brown.
In Centro MontviIIe, Oct. 15, George I-ill el
and Miss Florence Crummett.
In this city, Oet. 21. Martha Fessenden, wife
of John W. Dawes.
[Funeral service Monday afternoon at 2 o'ctk,
at her late residence.
In Westbrook, Oet. 20, Miss Susan S. Nason,
aged 04 years.
In Bar Mills, Oct. 14, Samuel Sanborn, of
Scarboro. , ,
In Old Orchard, Oct. 15, George E. I-ogg,
aged 53 years.
In Vassaiboro, Oct. 15, Nathan Austin, aged
about 752years. .
In Durham, Oct. 11. Abide M. Woodcock,
aged 22 years 6 months.
In Gardiner, Oet. 9. John Patterson, formerly
of Canada, aged 69 years.
In Bristol, Oct. 9, fliaddeus Poland.
In Bangor, Oct. 15, Henry A. Page, aged S3
In Princeton, Oct. 6, Alander McGregor, aged
39 years.
In Pittsfield, Oet. 6, Miss Sadie Gray of Har
mony. aged 17 years.
In Pittsfield,) Oet. 13, Charles NT. Hall, aged
25 years.
In Lisbon Falls, Oet. 11, Mrs. Fannie Wood
In Ellsworth, Oct. 11, Cary T. Moore, aged
80 years.
In Rockland, Oct. 8. Mrs. Rebecea N. Duncan,
aged 82 years.
In Rockland. Oct. 7, Emma C. Hewes, aged
33 years.
In Thomaston, Oct. 8. Oscar F. Healy, form
erly of Rockland, aged 82 years.

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