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DECORATION DAY. FLOWERS STREWED ON GRAVES OF SOL.DIER MARTYRS. After Several Years' Lotuargy St. Paul Resumes Her Former Cus ton— A Cloudy Morning and Muddy Streets, but Sun shine Later in the Day — The Procession and the March— Addresses at Oakland and Calvary Cemeteries— The Flowers Distributed— The General Observance of the Day In the Country. To the green turf which lightly covers the ashes of the heroic dead, there came, yesterday, willing homage, the offerings of many hands and hearty. Flowers, with their beauty, their mystery, tenderness and perfume, are the appropriate symbols of that imperishable record,embalined with memory of the soldier dead. Beautiful indeed, arc the memorial offerings of Decoration D.iy, but still more fragrant is the memory of those who fell in 6tnfe, aud in perishing wrote their epitaphs in deeds. The enthusiasm with which Decoration day was observed in St. Paul is the best evidence that the sentiment of patriotism continues to hold 6way as the deepest and inott healthful passion of the human heart. The day opened with lowering clouds and intermittent showers. During the forenoon Old Sol hid his radiant face and the prospects foi carrying out the programme looked most foi bidding. Towards noon, however, the clouds began to disappear and the face of na ture looked brighter. At noon the sky partially cleared and the sun shone with a most agreeable warmth aud ardor. Then it was that the old veteran took heart, and groups of citizens began to congre gate around the Court House square. At '2 o'clock the streets adjacent to the lat ter were filled with citizens. The weather wa6 clear and beautiful, but rather sultry. Of course the last feature didn't count. Within the square an auimated scene was presented. By ti o'clock nearly 100 veterans had assem bled, and the square was gay with flowers and children. About this time Col. VV. H. 11. Taylor, marshal of the day, appeared and the veterans were commanded to fall iuto line. Meantime the members of the Great Union band put in an appearance gaily caparisoned in their bright uniforms, and presenting a very pleasing appearance. Several patriotic airs were beautifully rendered, and by this time the streets were packed with spectators. The veterans then formed into line, and headed by Col. Taylor and the band, took up the line of march as follows: Down Waba shaw street to Third; down Third to Jackson, up Jackson to Tenth; out Tenth to Waba shaw, were carriages and 'busses were in waiting. Those preseut then occupied the omnibuses aud carriages, about a dozcu in all, and pro ceeded in the direction of the two cemetries. At Rice street a divergence took place for Calvary and Oakland cemetries. .1* Oniibnul Cemetery. That part of the procession destined for Oakland, " arrived at the cemetery about 3 o'clock, having been preceded by a large num ber of citizens in vehicles and on foot. The grounds "were bedecked in nature* love liest aspect. A more beautiful and peaceful resting place for the honored dead the heart could not long for. To the cunning of art sweet nature had added her choicest handi work. Thccity of the dead could not have looked more touchingly beautiful. The recent rains had clothed the grasses and trees in meet ver nal and deepest green. Everywhere, on mar ble shaft and lonely mound, were evidences of the work of thoughtful hearts and loving, tender hands. All nature seemed *o smile in benificcnt gladness, and the rain drop, pendant from leaf and bough and modest daisy, glis tened as though nature, too, had but veiled her face awhile, to smile a benediction in tears. Flowers were there too in the most endless profusion, beautiful in pnrity, color and per fume, fitting ehaplets with which to crown the brows of the dead. I>EI'OBATION EXEBCIBBB. L'pon reaching the entrance to Oakland the procession formed,[and proceeded to the speak. p.t's r-taii'.l. in the northwestern part of the cemetery, on the way to which the band played the dead march, frith exquisite and ten ch, r effect. The exercises commenced with an introduc tory address by Capt. 11. A. Cuslic, who spoke eloquent!?! as follows: Introductory Addrctta bff Jlriifff A. Castle. Just twenty years ago, when the heresy of State rights, the atrocity of treason, and the multiplex crime of slavery had culminated In the hideous infamy of rebellion, the imperilled republic laid her hand upon the bosoms of her loyal 6ons and found them glowing with the same quenchless tires of devotion which warmed their forefathprs in the dawn of her splendid history. All that w»s golden in the life of man, all that was glorious in human heritage was promptly offered and lavishly sacrificed. The tlower of the generation's youth, rapt in un clouded visions of a career in this marvelous nineteenth century sprang to the flaming front and walled the line of clearage with palisades of bristling steel. Resolute manhood joyfully cast the garnered wealth of toilful years into the nation's yearning coffers. Benignant age anointed all the offerings with the chrism of fervent benedictions. And brave womanhood, permeated with a limpid and sonorous patriot ism, upon which, as upon a silver tympanum, the peals and chimes of liberty arc ever sweet ly ringing, screened the soul's anguish with brightening smiles, and bade the heart's dear ones go and dare and die. Two million heroic names were inscribed on the roll of honor, whereof, at the war's tri umphant end the chronicler reported five hun dred thousand "dead on the field of glory." To the survivors an unforgotton co-dedica tion, joins with flooding memories of shared perils in battle, march and camp, and of that quick, sad parting, when, at a flash, the one was taken and the other left, in commanding stated proclamation to be made that the recol lection of this peerless martyrdom has not perished from the earth. To all good men and women the sentiment favorably appeals. Accordingly this memorial observance has been ordained wherein they who love their country, and honor its liv ing and dead defenders, may unite in testifying, by their presence and participation in touching ceremonials, that these memen toes are still housed in the white bridal cham bers of their souls; that they still steadfastly believe the cause for which these men fought was a righteous cause, and that they here re new the high resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain . We make no apologies for attempting to •'preserve a broad approach of fame, and ever linging avenues of song," for the slain comrades whom we couimemo rate here today, or exalting the principles for which they made such infinite, but willing -?€lf-immolation. Now are we, the survivors, yet ready to admit that in fighting for the old flag and the Union, for emancipation, and for a broader — if you please, a stronger na tionality, we did aught to be ashamed of, or that we should desire to forget. We are not anxious to "forget the war" or the honorable part we bore in it. Least of all are we inclined to forget the ineu who died in the flush of their beautiful youth, that the Union might live, that the flag might be apotheosized, that the nation might be strengthened, and that tho black man might be free. If there are those who desire to forget their record in the war, and beg the world to forget it, we can only pledge commisseration for their past depravity as well as their present stupidity — and leave them floundering in the shoreless hell of the history themselves have written. These buried heroes we now honor, died in a holy cause, and already jubilant humanity affirms that they did not die in vain. Not only has our own land been regenerated, dis enthralled, purified and ennobled, but all lands have been christened from the fountain of this precious blood, to a new birth of freedom. Mankind has been advanced centuries by.the issue of omfconnict. In every Euro pean nation the social or political centers of gravity have been readjusted, and those which resist the process are this moment shaking in the throes of righteous, though, at times, misguided revolt. Everywhere manhood is coming forward. The conspiring leaders are often men of con tracted or distorted intellects, filled in a con fused medley with the mystic legends of the ancient republics.the red souvenirs of medieval chivalry, and the vague ardor of unattained enthusiams. Their glowing imaginations thrill with the melodies of an exaggerated past and glimmer, with roseate dreams of an improbable future, which is perennially baffled and post poned. Then.sometimes, a Ganrbetta comes, or a Parnell, or a Castellar, who combines the statesman with the agitator, who tempers en thusiasm withf moderation, and opens to his followers hopeful vistas of individual advance ment and national independence. But the people, with leaders or without them, are marching on. France is a republic. Italy is a nation. Hungary Is a satisfied com ponent of a progressing state . Germany is a consolidated empire, trembling on the brink of a liberalized destiny. Russia is a seething cauldron of murderous conspiracy, provokea by baleful repression. Ireland renews an un equal struggle to enforce her just demands under auspices which gladden the sympathetic heart of humanity. The world is sweeping onward with the impulse it received when the great American rebellion coi lapsed at Apomattox, and it will not cease to move until it is encircled and en wrapped with a shining halo of freedom. Royal bludgeons and Imperiol columbiads will not silence the tuneful pleadings of liberty. For every victim smitten down, a thousand heroes, springing from the bloody dust, will avenge his fall, and carry ©n his evangel. While thus the martyrdom of our departed comrades has reared a mountain from which all the world's drift -boulders of progress have since been quarried, that mountain has been to ourselves the veritable 6hadow of a great rock in a weary land. Added to the visible, materi al results of illustrious achievement, this holo caust has given to our chronology a golden age of heroism and devotion, which will stand forever a rebuke to the unspeakable pettiness of mercenary greed, and the contemplation of which will, we hope, arrest the periodic ten dencies toward a dry-rot of civilization, which must soon follow the installation of a grasp ing plutocracy, and the encouragement of sor did money grubbing. Our comrades have not died in vain, but the conflict with the forces of evil is not ended. "On fame's eternil camping ground their si lent tents are spread," and we who stood with them in the asphodel meadows of youth and shared their solemn consecration find in its renewal onn of the high privileges of this commemorative occa sion. Let us listen to the viewless voices that summon us now to that imposing duty. We have heard that at the grand crisis of one of history's great battles, the riderless war steeds, roaming over the plain, assembled once more at the familiar bugle-call, mar shalled themselves in solid phalanx breast ward to the foe. charged down upon him with thunderous and resistless tread, and drove him broken, bleeding, beaten from the field. Standing to-day the inheritors of a life-long contest for the preservation of liberty and nationality bequeathed by the martyrs of our generation, we may look upon our glori fied comrades ranged in long bai tiilions on the celestial heights, and know that with dimles6 ardor they fer vidly cheer us on. They hear our bugle sound the charge. They see our proudly floating flag. And it is no unmeaning raphsody which inspires us with the assurance that their spirit will nerve our arms and our hearts, when we struggle to perpetuate the blessings for which they freely gave their priceless earthly lives. Rest on, embalmed and sainted dead ! Dear as the blood ye gave, No impous footsteps here shall tread The herbage of your grave. The marble minstrel's voiceless stones In deathless song shall tell, When many a vanished year has flown. The 6tory how ye fell. Nor wreck, nor change, nor winter's bligW, Nor time's remorseless doom, Can dim one ray of holy light That gilds your glorious tomb. And they who for their country die, Shall fill an honor'd grave; For glory lights the soldiers' tomb, Aiid beauty weeps the brave. The song, "America," was rendered ia a thrilling manner, by a select quartette, who were joined by all present. The quartette consisted of Met srs. R. C. Munger, W. H Buckelew, W. D. Hawkins and Fred. Hanson. Mr. Frank Wood officiated as organist. Prayer followed by Rev. Dr. Dana, who made a very eloquent and pathetic appeal to the throne of Grace. After a voluntary by the band, the Hon. Gordon E. Cole, the orator of the occasion, delivered his address. The ad dress was brilliant in figurative speech and eloquent in classic allusion. The able speaker reviewed eloquently the combats of the world and paid a glowing tribute to the heroes whose blood had reddened the fields of battle in defense of liberty. The address was a masteily effort, and was delivered In a manner worthy "of the occasion. The most notable feature of the address was that portion which paid a beautiful tribute to the memory of the gallant fellows who had reflected credit upon their State and glory upon themselves in giving up their live for their country— the heroes who did honor to the State of Minnesota. The quartette then sang a decoration song, the first stanza being as follows: Care for them tenderly, hallow each grave, They were our country's pride, dauntless and brave; Bend o'er them silently, weep o'er their clay, Sleeping so peacefully round us to-day. The formal exercises then closed Avith the benediction by Rev. Dr. Wechsler. After this a most beautiful and impressive ceremony took place, being the decoration of the cross in memory of soldiers burled In other places. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. The general custom of decorating the graves followed, which was generally observed by all present. The committee on decoration, headed by Capt. McCardy, visited the graves of the soldiers in a body, the soldiers' salute being given on bended knee as a flower or wreath was placed on each grave. The veterans returned about 5:30 o'clock, marching down Wabashaw street to the strains of martial music, and dispersing at the court house square. At Calvary Cemetery. When the procession reached Rice street, the two sections diverged for their respective cemeteries, those intending to visit Calvary, forming under the command of Edward Cum ings, of the committee on decoration. At Calvary the following programme was carried out: Prayer was ofleredat the cross by Rev. John Shanley, pastor of the Cathedral, assisted by Rev. Father O'Reilly. Rev. Shanley then'addressed the assemblage, which was increased largely by friends of de ceased soldiers and others, who had been en gaged in individual decorations in various parts of this beautiful cemetery. The address was brief, eloquent and touching. The speaker thought it a laudable duty for soldiers and citizens to honor the dead heroes, whose ser vices were offered and whose lives were given that we might enjoy union and liberty under the best government in the world. He should deeply regret to see this beautiful and worthy custom, of assembling to honor and pray for our dead soldiers, abandoned, and hoped it would be continued, and that we should never cease to pay honor and tribute to the heroes who gave ail for their country. At the conclusion of Father Shanley "s ad dress, M. R. Prendergast called on Judge Daily SAINT PAUL. TUESDAY MORNING. MAT 31, 1881. Jame6 J. Egan, county attorney of Ramsey county, who served in the Indian war in Min nesota. The judge spoke briefly, but so effec tively and fluently that his hearers were charmed, and seemed disappointed because his remarks were not prolonged. He, too.thought the country and the whole people were co in debted to the soldiers of the war that it was a .sacred duty to commemorate their memoriesj . $ Comrade .Cummings now announced the order of decoration, and the soldiers present proceeded to honor , the | separate graves, first having placed a wreath on the cross, in honor of all solders interred in Calvary cemetery. In addition to the list published yesterday morning the following new graves were deco rated: Sergeant Jeremiah Sullivan, company H, Tenth Minnesota infantry. Ferdinand Monti, Mexican war. Nicholas Schrantz, sergeant, regular army. Patrick Connors, Minnesota mounted ran* gers. . / Abraham Trombley, Fifth Vermont infantry. Phillip Gunnup, Fourth Minnesota infantry. Chas: E. Brown, Fifth Minnesota infantry. John " Cheever, Fourth Minnesota infantry. After the decoration exercises the veterans present discussed the importance of ascer taining the names and regimental, designation of every soldier interred in this cemetery, and with that subject to attend to the following gentlemen were requested to request the pastors of the various churches to obtain from friends of deceased soldiers the desired data: Cathedral, E. Cummings; St. Mary's, J. W. Anderson; French church, Joseph Rouleau; German church, John Fret, Jr.; St. Joseph's, M. R. Prendergast. This ended the ceremonies and the soldiers and their friends returned to the city. The Day at Northfield, Minn. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Northfield, Minn., May 80.—Notwith standing the inclement weather yesterday, and the mud under foot to-day, Decoration day was observed by the largest concourse of peo ple ever witnessed in this city since 1869. Bus iness of almost every description was suspend ed and a general air of patriotism seemed to rise from every private and public place. There were fully eight thousand people on the streets from all quarters. They seemed to flock to our quiet little center to behold the sights which were prepared for them. The following frocession was headed at the Archer house at o'clock ORDER OF MARCH. Officer of the day, Capt. D. F. Kelley. Owatonna Cornet Band. Orient Encampment I. O. O. F. Ex-Soldiers. Orator of the Day. Union Glee Club. Northfleld Fire Department. Northfield Band and Yokefellows. Other Societies. Citizens on foot and in Carriages. As this grand procession marched up Divis ion street eighty rods in length, the bands played most solemn music, which almost brought the vast throng to tears. At the cemetery an appropriate speech was prepared and read by Prof. W. 8. Pattee, followed by music by the Glee club and by the Cornet band. The ex-soldiers then formed into line and proceeded to decorate the unknown heroes' graves with flowers. The, assembly was then sounded and the soldiers formed a hollow square around the cross erected to the mem ory only of the unknown dead, where music was given by the Cornet band, remarks by Rev. J. Rounds, and music by the Glee club. 'I he cross was then decorated, soldiers and citizens uniting and depositing v floral oiler ing, with the name and regiment of the oue remembered. Take it as a whole, the cere monies were very grand and touching. The Day Elsewhere. Washington, May 30.— Decoration day was observed as a general holiday. All executive departments of the government were closed. At 10 o'clock a procession consisting of four batteries of United States artillery, one com pany of marines, three companies of colored militia, the union veteran corps and members of the grand army of the republic marched to Acqueduct bridge in Georgetown, and were there dismissed. Many of those who took part in the parade then visited Arlington and participated In the exercises of decorating the graves, etc. Among those seated on the ground were President Garfleld, Secretary Hunt, Secretary Windom, Postmaster General James, General Bherman, Gen. Meiggs, Col. Dodge and Gen. Poc. After reading an original poem by Comrade W. W. Granger, Mark H. Dunnell, of Minnesota, was introduced and delivered an oration. The exercises to-day were as ela borate as at the institution of the ceremony several years ago.'when President Garfield was orator of the day. At the Soldiers' Home, the veterans and others 6trewed flowers on the graves. At the Congressional cemetary the decorations of the graves of soldiers and sailors attracted quite a large number of peo ple. Philadelphia, May 30.— The day was ob served as a general holiday. All the ceme teries were crowded and everywhere there was a profusion of flowers. One of the most touching sights this morning was the public schools. On Friday last all children took pots of flowers to school to be distributed among the various grand army posts, and thi6 morning they were transferred to car riages to be taken to the various cemeteries. At most of the schools the little ones assembled and ac companying the posts to the graves formed a pleasant relief to the dark blus uniforms of tho veterans. There were special services at Washington monument, in front of Indepen dence hall, and at the grave of Gen. G. Meadc, in Laurel Hill cemetery. At the latter ceme tery an oration was delivered by Gen. Harry H. Bmgham. An oration was also delivered at the Lincoln monnment, in Fairmount park. The Michael Davitt branch of the Irish Land league strewed flowers upon the grave of the grandfather of Parnell in Woodland ceme tery, ajid also on the grave of Michael Davitt iv the cemetery at Mionyunk. A magnificent floral ship was also deposited on the grave of the late Commander Stewart. There were separate ceremonies in all the cemeteries, in cluding orations and singing by Sunday school children. Milwaukee, May 30.— Memorial day was observed more generally than for many years previous., the Grand Army of the Republic posts turning out in force, and decorating graves in the cemeteries in this vicinity. At the National Home the ceremonies were elabo rate. Cleveland, May 30.— Memorial day was observed by a procession of military and vet eran ex-soldiers. The services included ora tions at the cemeteries and the soldier grave and regimental monuments were beautifully decorated with flowers. Cincinnati, 0., May 30.— The graves of soldiers were decorated to.-day at Spring Grove cemetery in the usual manner. Gen. R. R. Dawes of Marietta delivered the oration. New York, May 30.— 1n observance of the ceremonies of Decoration Day in Brooklyn, the Second division of the national guard was out in full ranks, escorting the war veterans, honorably discharged soldiers and sailors of the late war, who are enrolled as members of the grand army of the republic. Flags were flying from all public buildings, and from considerable private resi dences in every part of the city. All schools were closed, and most of the stores. The pro cession was headed by mounted police, and followed by military, in which was the Fifth Massachusetts regiment, of Boston, and dif ferent posts and veterans' associations. The Grand Army of the Republic paraded the prin cipal streets, and thence to Greenwood, where an oration was delivered by Rev. Wm. S. Has kell, department commander of State of Maine. The ceremonies were of an imposing character. Boston, May 30.— Memorial day was ob served in this city more generally than in pre vious years, nearly all business places being closed. Various posts of the Grand Army of the Republic proceeded to different cemeteries and dec i rated the graves of the heroes. Dis patches from various posts of New England indicate an appropriate observance of the day. Chicago, May 30.— Decoration Day was ob served as usual by closing of the banks, ex changes, and most of the tyublic buildings. In the cemeteries there was a display of floral decoration, flags, wreaths, etc. There was no speaking except at Oakwood cemetery, where the exercises were very simple. New York, May 30.— Decoration day was observed with more than the usual display which characterized the commemoration of the event in years past. Immense crowds assembled at Union, Madison and Washington cemeteries, where different organizations were assembled. The statues of Washington, La fayette, Lincoln, Seward, Farragut and Worth, at thoBC points, were tastefully decorated with flowers. Various organizations as sembled on the streets north of Forty-second and marched down Fifth avenue to Washington cemetery. It is estimated there were 15,000 men in line. A stand was ererected at Washington square from which Mayor Grace, the board ol alderman and many distinguished gueets reviewed the proceasion. After the review the National guard returned to their respective armories and were dismissed, and various posts of the G. A. R. went to the graves they were as signed to decorate. The survivors of Ander 6onville, Libby and other Southern prisons were in the parade. Owing to the great heat the parade was early dismissed, and only the regulars and one volunteer company with the veterans marched to the cemetery. Many soldiers were prostra ted by the heat and others had to fall out of the ranks. Dispatches from nil points show the day was very generally observed. Gettysburg, Pa., May 30.— Since President Lincoln dedicated National cemetery here, Nov. 19, 1863, Gettysburg never presented such a lively appearance as it did yesterday. There were at least 1,500 strangers present, among them members of the legislature and several heads of the State department.- Gov. Hoyt and staff were not present. Contribu tions of flowers were very large. The orator of the day was J. C. Burrows of Michigan. Columbus, 0., May 30.— About 8,000 ex soldiers visited Greenlawn cemetery this after noon and decorated all the soldiers' graves. Previous to strewing the flowers the Funeral services of the Grand Army of the Republic was read. After returning to the city, a pro cession, including State and United States troops and ex-soldiers, was formed, and pro ceeded to Goodale park, where an address was delivered by Gen. T. E. Powell, of Delaware. Later in the day, a fountain, surmounted by a bronze statue of the late Samuel M. Smith, of this city, surgeon general of Ohio during the war, was unveiled. The fountain was a gift to the city of the wife and daughter of Dr. Smith. Little Rock, Ark., May 30.— Decoration Day was observed here pretty generally, though business was not suspended. Large crowds visited the National cemetery. The exercises opened with prayer, followed by martial music. Judge C. C. Walters delivered the oration, which was followed by a salute from the United States artillery stationed here. Louisville, May 30.— Decoration Day was observed by several thousand people, who gathered in the national cemetery at Care Hill this afternoon. The exercises embraced music, choir singing and oration by Capt. H. S. Irwin, and the decoration of 4,000 graves. Terre Haute, Ind., May 30.— Decoration Day was observed here. A large procession of military bodies marched to the cemetery, where the soldiers' graves were decorated with flowers. Addresses were made by Post Commander W. E. McLean and Col. R. N. Hudson. New Albany, Ind., May 39.— An immense audience attended decoration ceremonies, which were held in a large tent in the National cemetery. Rev. Robert Christie opened the exercises with prayer, and addreses were de livered by Gov. A. A. Porter, Gen. James Aiken and Hon. Augustus Wilson, of Ken tucky. The day was favorable. The grounds were beautifully ornamented with flags. The occasion was more genrally observed than ever before. The graves of the soldiers who fell in the Mexican war were kleo decorated. Lincoln, Neb., May 30. —Decoration Day was observed with imposing ceremonies. Immense crowds were in the streets. The local military, Grand Army of Republic, civil assoctations, the university cadet battalion, and a band. The address was delivered by Hon. T. Marquette, and an original poem read by Mrs. Dearborn. Topeka, Kan., May 30.— Decoration day was observed in this city by the largest number of persons who have yet participated. The graves were decorated and addresses made by Capt. J. D. Johnson, speaker of the house of representatives. Capt. J. D. Waters recited an original poem. The proccession was a mile in length. Fort Scott, Kan., May 30.— Decoration day was oberved, some 400 persons participating. Gen. Charles Blair delivered the oration. St. Joseph, Mo., May 30. — Decoration day was duly observed. Nearly all business houses were closed. W. E. Sherwood, of this city, was the orator. St. Louis, Mo., May 30.— The decoration of soldiers' graves in the national cemetery at Jefferson barracks, 12 miles below tho city, was not attended with as much display as in former years, nor was thei c so great a crowd of people present. Leavenwobth, Kan., May 30.— Decoration day was observed at the national cemetery ground, Fort Leavenworth. Judge Robert Croscer presided. The address was delivered by Rev. W. H. Thomas. The attendance was the largest ever known. Governor Merrill, Mayor Fortescue and others were among those present. Several hundred United States troops i were in line. New York, May 30.— The survivors of An derson ville and other Southern prisons enjoyed their second annual banquet to-night. New York, May 30.— About a dozen civil ians were prostrated by heat to-day, in addition to a number of soldiers who succumbed. Sailor Salts. 40 Blue Sailor Suits, ages 3 to i) years, at $2, at Eagan'e, The Clothier. Wholesale and Retail. No. 500, No. 700, No. 800, No. 900, 50c. 65c. 75c. 85c. The best and cheapest black and colored cash meres in the world. No. 250, the best $1 corset in the city. 75c for a corset worth $1. 50c for a corset worth 75c. The most complete stock of hosiery in the city, while our prices are the lowest Complete line of muslin underwear, made up in first-class style. Beautiful lawns at 10c per yard. White corded lawns, 5c per yard. French lawns, the very best, 20c per yard. Linen lawns, 22 %c per yard. :. In parle Franca is! Es wird Deulsch gesprochen! De Skandinaviska sproken talas! ESTEBLEY & HEINEMANN. ~~ $5.00. 75 Business Suits at $5 at Eagan'e, The Clothier. " - WX Wheat at I) ninth. Ddluth, Minn., May 30.— There is a heavy shipment of wheat from this port. Elevator •♦A" has now 454,000 bushels in store, of which 335,000 will grade No. 1 hard. In eleva tor - l B" there are 689,000 bushels, 575,000 of which is No. 1 hard. The Organ Recital next Friday af ternoon by Mr. Baldwin at the House of Hope . church, promises to be a very delightful one. The organ numbers will be the greatest yet played by him, requiring the hignest powers of the organist. The vocal numbers will be given by Miss Evelyn Bur bank, a vocalist who has delighted everyone who has heard her. , . _ . $8.00. . •'- . 35 Business Suits at $8 at Eagan's, The Clothier, 67 East Third street. .... '■"■; lawns. Lawns. Lawns. Beautiful goods, the choicest patterns and the lowest prices. la fact you. caa buy « nice, pretty lawn at Lindeke, Ladd ACo.'sfor 6c a yard. ©Into. COOffIJMIM. THE SPOILS OF THE ADMINISTRA TION DOING THEIR WORK. An Attempt to Hold a Caucus Ends in a Moat Lamentable Failure— Less Than a Majority of the Kepnblican Members of the Assembly in Attendance—The Con test Made the Subject of Prayer by the Business ( ?) Chaplain- Views of the" Boss" of Plymouth Church— The Demo crats Fling their Banner to the Breeze, Inscribed With the Names of John C. Abbott and Frauds P. Kernan— A Dead lock Inevitible, and Probable Postpone ment of the Election to a New Legisla ture—Though Both Sides are Still Full of Brag— And Pretended Conflidence in Their Ability to Defeat Their Opponents —Gossip, Speculation and Newspaper Comments. Promptly on the Ground. Albany, May 30.— Conkling, Arthur, Platt and several other leading stalwarts arrived this morning, and are at the Delavan. Very few members of the legislature are in the city and no excitement. An Assembly Call for a Caucus. .Albany, May 30.— The following call was issued by the members of the Assembly this afternoon: Assembly Chamber, Albany, N. V., May 30, 1881.— To-morrow the Assembly is re quired by law to ballot for tw© Senators in Congress, and it is urgent and indispensable the members of the Republican party 6hall act in harmony. No joint conference of Repub licans of both Houses having been called, we hereby call a caucus of Republican members of the Assembly to agree upon candidates to be supported by the Republicans . The caucus will meet this (Monday) evening, May 30, in the Assembly Chamber immediately on ad journment. We earnestly and respectfully in vite Republican members of the Senate to at tend and participate in said caucus. (Signed] Geo. H. Harpe, E. A. Carpenter, Jno. E. Gillett, A. L, Draper. DECLARES AGAINST CONKLING. Senator Mills, who has heretofore declined to pronounce himself, to-day caused to be published the following telegram: "Utica, N. V., May 30.— Geo. Dawson, Eve ning Journal, Albany.— Please say that I am opposed to the election of Conkling and Platt to the United States Senate. I believe this course will best preserve the Republican party. While I have labored to avoid a con flict, there has never been any doubt with me, or my friends, where I must stand on the is sue. (Signed) A. M. Mills." CLAIMS. The administration leaders now claim G. Boardmau, G. M. Palmer and Gates of the Assembly, who have been classified with the stalwarts, and cay the vote for Conkling to msrrow will 6how him to be in a minority, and he will then be abandoned entirely. The 6tal warts, however, assert that Conkling never will be abandoned; that his true friends will stand fey him to the last, as firmly as the 306 6tood by Grant in the Chicago convention. Among the visitors to ex-Senator Conkling this afternoon was Gov. Cornell. The inter view lasted over an hour. Conkllng'tt Position. Albany May 30.— The Express says: Sen ator Conkling merely asks the Republican members of the legislature to meet in caucus, and determine for themselves the attitude the Republican party will bear towards him. It also says those misunderstand the situa tion and issues, who think Senators Coukling and Platt have any reason to be disappointed with the result of their observations m the city last waek. The Senators found that two thirds of the Republican members prefer that this State should be represented by them in the Senate of the United States. Of this immense majority, they found that a number regretted they resigned, while not de nouncing them for the course they have pur sued because of embarrassments at home. The threat that this preference exists will explain the opposition to the holding of a caucus by the adtninistrationists, and it is by their sup porters preventing a caucus that they hope to avail themselves of the fears of members who are worked upon by the threats of men who bolted in 1871, and who sign papers now as they did theu for the purpose of frightening the timid. The issues also are falsely stated in order to foster prejudice. DIVINE AID INVOKED. At opening the se66ion of the Assembly this morning Rev. M. Lockwood, of the First Baptist church of this city, made the follow ing prayer, which was freely commented upon after its delivery: "Dear Father and our God: We come to thee seeking tby favor and wis dom for this legislature. A great issue is before them, about which strong passions are excited. Conflicting opinions are pressing upon them. Selfishness and hatred are motives which prompt human action, aiso too often love of position, or place, may swerve weak men from their integrity and honor. We pray the weak to be loyal to their convictions in the coming conflict of opinions. May neither organiza tion, menace, cor fear of personal loss lead any man to betray his self-respect, or barter his honor, and thus may they all fulfill the trust which ha 6 been reposed in them, and may the result be that which shall have thine approval, which 6hall fully and clearly establish the right and defeat wrong. If any way the honor of this State be affected* by the" falseness or folly of any man, we pray thee that it may by the wisdom of this legislature be made to assert its dign ity to our country, and its representatives. May all their deliberations be characterized by courtesy and charity, in all meanliness of spirit. Hear our prayer for help and strength and wisdom for these men " JOINT CONVENTION. In the assembly the Senate resolution for a joint convention to elect United States Sena tors Wednesday next was received, and by unanimous consent adopted. Mr. Potter asked consent to offer a concurrent resolu ion, that when the legislature adjourns Tuesday next it adjourn to meet in Saratoga the 15th of August next. Objected to by Alvord. A Caucus Fizzle. Albany, May 30. — After adjournment of the House a number of Republican members remained in their seats in accordance with an invitation to meet in caucus 6ent them by the assembly caucus committee. Speaker Sharpe called Draper to the chair, who stated the ob ject of the caucus. He said there was a diver sity of opinion for whom we should vote. We are met in the usual and old-fashioned way to determine who should be the candi. dates of the Republicans. Who could not meet for that purpose was unworthy of the name of Republican. Sharpe said just before the meeting of the House to-night, Democrats came to him and asked me if I would give notice from the chair that the Democrats would meet in cau cus immediately after adjournment. It was the usual request made on such occasions. A stranger standing by thought it strange the Democrats could thus meet, while the Repub licans on the eve of a contest could not do the same. We have always been told that the caucus committee of the two houses would call meetings when it is convenient. He claimed the party had a right to meet without consulting the convenience of the caucus committee, but owing to existing: circumstances, the assembly caucus com mittee have seen fit to issue a call. (The call appears elsewhere.) He closed by asking the roll to be called. The chair stated he had had a count made, and it was found there was not a majority of the Republican members of the assembly present. E. A. Carpenter moved the caucus adjourn to 8 P. m. to-morrow, and that the Republican members of the Senate be invited to partici pate. Carried and adjourned. A SUGGESTION. The suggestion is made in some quarters that the legislature take a recess until after the November election, and then come together again and vote for Senators. It is said then members can vote more independently of the influences which now govern them, for the reason that they would know the disposition of their constituencies toward them. If they were renominated and re-elected then they could understand that their respective posi tions now on the question were approved. If they are not renominated, or not re-elected, they can vote In accordance. This plan is attributed to the stalwarts. The admin istration supporters claim that the proposition is entirely insufficient. They say we do not want to consider any plans just now. All they want is a vote in joint session, no caucus, no plans, no machine contrivances whatever. If Conkling and Platt can get the number re quisite, 80 votes, owing to the"absence of Car penter, they say thsy will accept their defeat. They do not claim as yet there will be 80 votes against the resigning Senators. The fact is none certainly knows how the vote will stand. The administration section claim every member who has requested his name to be taken from the call for a caucus as an opponent of Conkling:. The stalwarts put down some ninety names of members on their call for a caucus and these names have been reduced until the list contained only a majority, or some fifty names, but those who withdrew their names, or at least most of them, never signed the paper ostracising Conkling and Platt. Democratic Standard Hearers. Albany, N. \ Y., May 80.— The Democratic members of the Legislature met in joint ses sion this evening. Erastus Brooks, Assembly man, who was absent delivering a Decoration Day address, sent a letter stating that the first duty is to insist upon adjournment without choice of the Senators whose places have be come vacant by the voluntary acts of those elected to represent the State. The present Legislature is appealed to to fill these vacant places, and the appeal is made by the two gentlemen who, after abandoning their places, now demand a new election to fill the very places which they surrendered. When the legislature of 1881 was elected no such result was considered within the range of human possibilities, and it is therefore a full act of justice to the people of the State that an opportunity be oflered them to choose members of the legislature, who, in the choice. of its Senators in Congress, will represent the voice of the whole people Senator Fowler said the circumstances which called this caucus together are unprece dented. The two gentlemen selected by the legislature of this State to represent the State in the United States Senate have stepped down and out, and left this State, with one-tenth of the people of this nation, without any representation in the Senate. No matter how important may be matters arising in the United States Senate this great State will have no voice, because her Republican representatives basely deserted their places. The wealth of this country is opposed to our party as well as the great monopolies. In this crises of the affairs of our party, no Democratic members will be fjund acting with our political enemies. Mr. Fowler then nominated Senator Jno. C. Jacobs for the short term created by the resignation of Roscoe Conkliag. The nomination was made unanimous. Francis P. Kernanwas then made the unan imous choice for the candidate for United States Senator in place of Platt, resigned. IN CONFERENCE. The administration men met for conference this evening. There were fifty-seven preseut and notes from thirteen more 6aylng they will vote for men who will support the adminis tration. Resolutions were adopted pledging all present to withhold support from Conk ling and Platt. fa regular session of the Seuate to-day peti tions were presented for and against the re election of Conkling.and Platt. Senator McCarthy offered a resolutiou that on Tuesday, the 31st of May the Senate pro ceed to nominate candidates for the office of United Senators to fill vacancies in the office. Adopted. Interesting Piece of History. New York, May 30.— The Times special from Washington says: There is an^ interest ing piece of history in relation to the contest between Conkling and the administration, which should be made known. On the day following that in which the President 6ent Robertson's name to the Senate, it was known beyond a doubt, Conkling and other represen tavies of New York were greatly dissatisfied. On that day two members of the cabinet called on the President and suggested a conference should be held between the President on one hand and the Vice President and the two New York Senators on tho other. The President accepted the suggestions, and set apart that evening for the interview. The two members of the cabinet met and made arrange ments as they thought with the vice-President and the two Senators for a conference, and it was understood it 6hould take place at 7:30 at the White House. Afterward Conkling de murred and refused to go although his com panions were willing to attend. On this ac count the interview did not take place. The President waited an hour and a half for the expected visitors. It is known that had that conference been held an attempt would have been made to readjust the whole matter satis factorily to all concerned. New YoRK.May 30. — Ttmcs'Albany special: Senator Mills' dispatch does not seem to dampen the spirits of the Conkling men yet. The Senator's decision,says the same dispatch, has created a sensation. The anti-Conkling men in the Senate hope to be strong enough to prevent adjournment. The same dispatch states a new rumor of infidelity of Gov. Cor nell to Conkling, which, however, it takes pains to deny, that if the governor should be nominated as a candidate, it is 10 to 1 he will be the most popular man in the convention, in spite of the attempts of the Republicans to detract and abuse him, and charge him with unfaithfulness. The Tribune's Albany dispatch says of Mills' action: If the administration men should gain one more Senator Conkling will be completely in their power. They would to then control the upper house, without whose consent the assembly could not adjouru. Sen ator Jacobs, Democratic, states the same dis patch, said to-day, he is in favor of allowing a reasonable time to elect Senators, after which he will take the position that the legis lature ought to adjourn and refer the question to the people. Beecher on Conkling. Louisville, Ky., May 30.— The Nashville correspondent of the Courier-Journal had a talk with Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, of which the following is a brief extract: "You are having a ferocious fight in New York Just now?" "In politics, you mean?" asked Beecher. "Yes, it is a disgraceful dog fight." "Will Conkling be returned, do you think?" "Now, I can answer that better six months from now," replied Beecher, with a smile, "I am a splended prophet backwards." "Ought Conkling to be sent back to Wash ington?" . "No! he is totally in the wrong and ought to go down. I have been a great admirer of his ability and have stood by him in his sup port of Gen. Grant, but in this matter he has forfeited all claim to aid and comfort. It wil, be very hard for him to"! beat the Roberteo NO. 151 element, as they have two powerful engines at their command, the administration influence and the 1,000 custom-house appointment*. With all those favors in his pocket Robertson is all powerful. Moreover Robertson is a good man, and if he succeeds in this issue will b« mere powerful than Conkling has been, ani will supersede him in Btate politics. He is i\ man of character and ability. "Conkling is not a corrupt man, is be?" "He does not hesitate to employ the machine land all Juggling appliances of politics, but h s not personally approachable with money. Blame is, and that is what lias kept him from, being President." "Conkling is overbearing and dictatorial and unforgiving, is he not?" He is imperial and implacable. He never for gets an Injury nor forgives an enemy. H<* never looks with any degree of allowance upon a man whom he thinks has betrayed or wrong' ed him. "But is it not treason in his eye to oppose* him in any of his purposes." "It would ap pear so." "Will Grant stand by him in the Impending contest?" "Yes, he is hastening on to New York, but he is making the worst move of his life. He Is working against his best interests." A crowd now came up to hand-shake the pulpit gour and the colloquy was broken off OVER THE OCEAN A Number of Arrests Under the Coercion Aot — Including a Member of the Land League Executive Committee — Mlscella neous. GREAT BRITAIN. LAND LEAGUE POINTS. London, May 30.— A Dublin correspondent states it is a notorious fact all recent disturb* ances have been in the respect agricultural districts where the farmers are well off. To speak of these people as objects of compas sion, as down trodden rr ck rental victims of landlord cruelty is untrue. John O'Connor Power, replying to the let* ter from Egan to Brennan, wherein Egau abuses. Power and McC«on for voting for \ second reading of the land bill, taunts~^Egaa with skulking in Paris, ani warns his countrymen that if the; allow themselves to be goaded iuto unarme 1 insurrection by screaming of hired dems. gogues, who have already shown the whit-» feather, they will be abandoned and betraye I in the hour of trial. McCoon also taunts Egan- with hiding in Paris, and hints that Egan's letter wae Inspired by others. POSTPONED. The proposed meeting in Hyde Park yester. day, to protest against the arrests in Ireland, was postponed, Parnell having recommended that it be deferred until the commons ha* voted on Juster McCarthy's motion to censuri the government. London, May 30.— The Times 6ays: It i* understood the government has under seriom consideration, at the instance of the Irish ex ecutive, the complete suppression of the lan<l league. Dinion has written along letter t«i the speaker of the house of commons, date I Kilmain hall jail, May 29, complaining of his detention and repudiating the accusation of remarks, attributed to him in a recent speech. COERCION ARRSSTS. A farmer named Mallory, and two men named Harrington and Killiher, were arreste I under the coercion act, near Macroon, County Cork, to-day. CORK, May 80.— About forty persons wera injured in the riot of Mitchellstown Friday last. Complete order is restored. Dublin, May 30.— Kettle, of the Land league executive committee was arrested to day, on his return from visiting Brennan, ani conveyed to Naas jail. He is charged with inciting the people to combine for the pur poee of refusing to pay lawful debts. EVARTS. : London, May 30.— Evarts, representative cf the United States Id the international monetary conference, has arrived here from Paris an 1 . will remain in London until the re-assembling of the conference on the 30th of June. GENERAL FOREIGN. . London, May 30.— A dispatch from Durban: The feeling among the loyalists throughout Transvaal is very disturbed. There are numerw ous reports of Boer outrages since peace wa» established. It is reported that the Boers at tacked a body of natives and killed ten becaupe' they were loyal to the queen and working for English swozles. . The Zulus and '. Transvaal natives express a determination to fight tha Boers if they are left in complete possession of the country. ;■-.. Berlin, May Finding it impossible to carry through his echeme for the annexa tion of Hamburg, Bismarck has concluded leaving the city its free port privileges. The Weather To-Day. Washington, May 31, 1 a. m.— For up. per Mississippi and lower Missouri valloya, generally fair weather, winds mostly front uortheast to southeast, higher barometer, and slight changes in temperature. Blue Middlesex Suits. 50 Men's blue Middlesex Suits at $13 at E> gan's, The Clothier. •-■■ . - CITY NOTICES. B. F. Zahm & Co. are opening new Prints at 5 and Cc a yard. . B. F. Zahm & Co. have received new" wid» lace collars, in rich goods. ' ■ ' ' ' ' •■ ~ : — ' . • B. F. Zahm & Co. have Gent's, Ladies' and Children's Underwear, light weights, and sell it cheap. -■■ - ■• B. F. Z. & Co., 157 and 161 West Seventn street, have the "Pliable" Coisct . It is of elegant shape, perfect fitting, comfortable, durable, and low price. B. F. Zahm & Co., 15T and 161 West Sev enth street,' have opened nc v lace trimmed and fancy lined parasols. It being late in the sea son they will be sold cheap. ; : For the accommodation of the public, oar store will, during the summer months, or un til further notice, be open until 9 o'clock r. x. B. F. Zahk & Co., 157 & 161 West Seventh street, ' NearSefen Corner* "■'.■ Men's Blue Salts. 55 Men's Fine Blue Flannel Suits at $10 at ■ Eagan 'a, The Clothier. - - : :.."•-.■- Lawns and Cambric*. No trifling but real facts. Lindeke, Ladd & Co. will sell you a nice, stylish lawn or cam* brie at less than New York cost. P Office of the Blanchard M'f'o Co. ) 27 Union Bqcabe, .} - New Yoke, May 20, 1881. y . The regular quarterly dividend of three per cent., payable June 21st,' 1881. Transfer book* closed May 21st. H. P. Bibson, Secy. ■ ■ OT:;;;-. t ' : ■ — -^- .v ■V • • ; B. 8. Bingbam and E. C. : Northup's pur* Maple Syrup, Western Reserve, Ohio, prodnot, its equal nowhere to be found in the markeC can be - obtained -at C. J. Montfort's, No. 3 ' East Third street. VrfESSB Summer Press Goods. Lindeke, Ladd & Co. are selling aJI thalr Summer Dress Goods at greatly reduced prices. Be in time if you want bargains. Boys' School Salt*. 60 School Suits at $2.50 at Eagan'.-, Th« Clothier, 67 East Third 6trect.