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Off the Centennial
Breakfasts at Eliza
beth and Boards
A Naval Parade the Like of
Which We Never Saw.
The Despatch Passes the
L Battery at 12.30.
A PfttriotiQ" BainlW Decorates tho
Sky in the Say's Honor.
larToik City 'Brilliant with Festoons
A Great Crowd of Stranrers Throne the
Street b4 tho Hotel Are Crowded.
ftrzcuL to tbb vmmia omu.
Eumi-ra, N. J., April ao.-Thls town wa
In a blaia of glory when the special train bear
ing President Harriion arrived here at 7.25
Thii U a quiet, itald old town, bnt the streets
were thronged all night long: by visitors from
the surrounding oountry, and long before day
light the sound of beating drums aroused the
sleeping Inhabitants with the arinouncomont
that the celebration of the centennial of the in
auguration of Goorgo Washington had begun.
Gen. Washington rode over from Woodbrldgo
100 years ago in his own coach, drawn by a
' span of coal-black horses drlvon by a coal-blaok
coaehman. Black Bam. Gcu. Harrison's coach
was Vice-President Frank Thompson's pri
vate railway car and his stcod a powerful and
speedy locomotive. There wore nine other cars
Jn tho Presidential train, and there wero in
cluded in the conveniences of the train all tho
things which make up the daily life of the intel
Thero was a barber shop in one car. and In an
other was a library well stored with books in
very department of literature. Tho cars were
heated by steam and lighted by electricity.
Bnpt. James 1L Martin, of tho Eastern Division
of tho Pennsylvania Railway; Gcorgo E. Pratt,
mechanical inspector of the Pullman Palace Car
Company, and an electrician wero on the train.
The iounicy from Washington had consumed
Mven hours, while Washington, journeying
over almost tho sanio courso 100 years ago, had
consumed almost as many days.
TWO SCENES OKK UCNDUED YE1B.1 ATAItT.
Whpn tho immortal Oeorgo rodo into Eliza
btthtown 100 yoarsagoliewas greeted by tho
huzzas of tho peoplo of tho little hamlot. the
drumming of drums and tho firing of muskotry.
As the Presidential train pulled up at the
Ellzalwth depot this a, m. thero wero sottudod
three taps on tbo fire-alarm bell of tho city and
end this was followed by simultaneous ringing
of tho bells on all tho fifteen churches of tho
city, while tho gun detachment of tho Third
Regiment, under command of Llout Blialor,
fired a salute of twenty-ono guns In Bahwav
DECEIVED nn GOV. OBEEN.
Oor. Qreon wcut to Trenton last night and
with Gen. Btryker boarded tbo presidential
train at that city this morning.
Arriving in the city, ho alighted from the
President's car first and then assisted Mrs.
Harrison and Mrs. MoKee from the car, tho Presi
dent coming last. Theso four seated themHelves
in Gov. arecn's carriage, which was in waiting,
and wero driven up Brosd street, tho principal
treat of tho town, and down Jcrsoy street to
Gov. Or con's rosldenco at tho corner of Cherry
and Jersey streets. The Presidential party was
escorted by a dutachmout of Grand Army vet
trana on horsoback and greoted on every hand
with shouts, to whleh President Harrison re
turned smiles and occasionally lifted his hat.
Gov. areon's houso U a modest but substan
tial structure, surrounded by a pretty lawn and
plan pUk.tf nee.
There was a great gathering of peoplo about
the houso, and a conspicuous future of tho oc
casion was a company ot boys in Continental
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THE GREAT NAVAL PARADE.
As the Despatch passedup tho lane'of vessels,
salutes of twenty-ono guns woro given, yards
were manned, steamboats, yachts and tugs
dlppod colors and blew steam whistles, no blast
being more than a half minute in length.
When the Despatch had passed between the
two big divisions thoy got under! way. Tho
uniform and commanded by Major Charlie
Ilalsoy, a soldierly fellow of thirteen Summers.
Tho entrance to Gov. Green's house was
guardod by city police, and tho ofilcers of Gov.
Green's staff in full dress uniform adorned tho
DHEAKFA8T AT GOV. OBEKN'b HOUSE.
President Harrison breakfasted with the Got.
ernor, after which ho ascended a ruviowiug
stand erocted on tho lawn at the side of the
house, and thero reviewed a procession of Eliza
Mayor Grler appointed a special committeo
for the reception of tho Prosldeut composed of
scions of revolutionary sires and they wero a
feature of the reviewing party at Gov. Green's
houso; thoy wero ex-Chancellor Benjamin Will
iamson, W. W. Thomas, llobert E. Chetwood,
Col. John Keni, father of Congressman Kcan;
Judge Win. J. Magee, Justice Morris It. Hat
field, Dr. John 8. Crane and James C. Ogden,
a deccondant of the fcundor of Elizabeth.
VICE-FBE8IOENT MOHTON'8 ABMVAU
Vico-Prosldont Morton, Mrs. Morton and John
J., Blair arrived from New York last evening.
They wero met at tho train by Congressman
aov. anxsx, or mew jebset, the toksidekt's
HOST T11I8 UOU.SISO.
John Kcan with his carriage drawn by a span of
milk-white horses. Thoy were driven to Urslno
the historio homestead of tho Kcan family those
hundred years, on tho Morris turnpike, a mile
out of town.
Vice.Presldont Morton and party Joined the
President at Gov. Green's after breakfast and
participated in tho review of tho parade.
ELIZAUETU AB IT WAS.
Elizabeth was but a hamlot 100'voars ago when
Washington passed through It on his way to his
Inauguration. It was called EUzabothtown.
Washington took dlnnor with Ellas Boudlnot
the Prosidcnt of tho Contlnontsl Congress.
Tho Doudinet mansion still stands in Jersey
street. Tho old structure blossomed forth to
day in red. white and blua bunting. Honors and
flags, Tho whole town Is full of relics of tho
resolution, not the least of which Is the old
houso at Jersey and Cathorine streets, which was
the residence of Gov. Belcher In 17G8 and of
Gov. Ogden, 181U. Washington was a guest
horo In 1778 and Lafayetto visited Gov. Ogden
hero in 1824.
OH TOE WAX TO ELIZABXTUTOnT.
At 0.30 o'clock President Harrison and his
party re-entered their carriages and rcsumod
tho Journey to Elizabothport, the point whero
Washington embarked for Mew York 100 years
They wero escorted by the civio and military
parade, passing substantially the samo roads
traversed by Washington. '
They wero historic roads in Washington's day.
They are antiquo no'. When Washington
passed through Broad street In Ellzabolhtown
his cyo must have fallen upon tho now church
odllico of the First Presbyterian Society, and
Gov. Boudlnot may have told him, as they lode
along, that tho good peoplo of that church had
been so stirred to patriotism by Parson James
E. Caldwell that they had become a torment to
tho British, and that in 17R0 the good pastor
and his wifo were khot by the British, tho hus.
band at Elizabethtown Point and tho wife while
she stood at her window in Connecticut Farm.
Atr nuTonia edifice.
That old edlfloo still stands. It is a gable
brick building with paintod white window
frames, and on its front President Harrison
read to-day these words:
ConnMtMl 1U this sburch Ikroujh thawsrolr.ro
lutlon wcra th. ptstor, IUv. J, U. Csldw.ll, Chap
lain ot th. Jens llrlf(li Abraham Clark,
a sigBar of th. Dwlaralton of Iodapandaoc. ;
William Lirinfaton, Colonial Uor.roor; Ella. Boudl
not, I'reaid.nt of th. Continental Consraas ; dans. Kllaa,
Jonathan and Matthia. Dajtou, a.d William Crane,
Cola. Aaron Osdan, Oilier Spencer and 1'ianola liar
her, and forty eominleelonftd offlora, teaide. noa-coro-niUelonetl
otBoers and priTatea, The chorea burned bj
th. BritUh Jan. 26, 1780, r.built and completed In
There were four hoary-headed veterans of the
Mexican war In a carriage in tho parade to-day.
Among them was Commodore MoGowan, who
commanded the ship Star of the West, which
received the first fire of the Confederates at
a lxviz ix aov. onEEM'a fablob.
Prior to the review ol the panda President
war vessels, revenue cutters and Yacht
passed up tho North Iliver. Tho war vessels v. HI
anchor off Fifty-ninth street, whore they will
The revenue vessels and ya;hta will bo dis.
missed after tho North Blvcr parade- and pro
ceed to tholr designated (meliorates.
Harrison held a loveo in tho wing parlor of Gov.
Green's houso and 1,00 of tho peoulo of Eliza
beth passed In at the front and out at tho rear
door and gazed upon tho smiling features of tho
Nation's Executive, the nsmo of each being an
nounced to tho Picsldcnt by AdJt. Ben ell.
Tho parade wan in nucn divisions under com
mand or C. II. II. Ilalsoy, Mattdial of tho day.
THE I'KEMDKNT'b EHCOBT.
Tho escort to the President on his way to
Elizabethport consisted of fifty-seven carrlago
loads ot gentlcinou.
Tho Vice-President and Mrs. Morton rode
with Gen. StryLcr and Gcu. Bewail; cx-Gos.
Abbott, Piico and ISedlc filled ono coach;
Bishops Carborough and Farrull and two cler
gymen had a cairlago by themselves, and
Gen. Plumo and members of his
staff another. While delegations from
tho Newark Historical Socloty; Society of the
Cincinnati, Loyal Legions; Sons of ltcvolntlon
ary Sires and Grand Army of Itcnubllc mada up
guard of honor.
The President and Yico-Prcsidcnt woro driven
to Ellzalcthport, followed by the parade.
VEOHKLH IN THE KILL VON Kl'LI.
Tho club-honso of tho Alcyono CInb at tho
dock was oleuautly decorated, and in tho Kill
von Kull woro a scoio of big and littlo vessels, all
festooned in red, white and blno.
Tho Despatch and SlrluB lay off Shooter's
Thero was largo float loaded down with ladies
near tho dock.
On tho arrival of the Presidential party all the
craft In the Kill von Hull rang their btlls and
blow whistles, while thoho on board cheered and
waved handkerchiefs, parasols and hati.
1IIE rilEHIDtNT EMIUUKH AJIID CHEEIIS.
Gen. Asa Bird Gardiner, Nicholas Kano and
Capt. Erbon, of tho Naval Committee, camo
from tho Despatch in a barge rowed bytwclto
seamen, and President Harrison and YIcc-Pich-Idont
Morton embarked and wero taken on
board the Despatch amid a perfect dlu of chocrs
and clatter, soveral bands on tho sloops, yachts,
tugs and other craft joining in.
THE BTAUT FOR NEW ORV.
Tho Despatch moved away towr.Ji Now York
immediately after tho President boarded her.
Gov. Green was amused rathor than of
fendod at Stuyvosa'ut Fish's remarkable loiter
threatening him In tho nanio of "Wo Cen
tennial peoplo " If ho didn't do as ho was told
with tho President, but ho got his dander
up'uheu " Wo Centennial peoplo". told hint
that ho couldn't ride from Elizabothport to Now
York with tho Presidential party on tho Do
spatch, and that no other boat from Elizabeth
port would bo permitted to sail up tho bay in Jho
line of tho naval parade.
GOV. OBEEN RAILS. TOO.
Gov, Green's yacht Mctoor was at tho Eliza
bethport dock this morning, however, and Gov.
Green, with Gov, Lee, of Virginia, Senatots
Uiscock and Evarts, Mr. Harrison, Mrs. Mor
ton and others of the Centennial paity, boarded
her at 1 0. 30 and sailed away In the path of track
of the Despatch.
THE NAVAL PARADE.
A More Grand Array of Vessoln
Than This Harbor Ever Saw.
The United States Steamer Dospatch, tho ves
sel which will bo honored by tho presence of
President Harrison and distinguished guests
to-day, was alivo with men at 0 o'clock this
Great preparations had been made for this
trip; tbo woodwork had been washed down and
her metal trimmings had been polished until
thoy shouo liko gold.
A New York pilot camo aboard of Iter last
night. When tho Despatch left the dock sho
presented a gala appearance. Sho was decorated
from bow to stem. A number of flags ttcro
stmng along her top-rigging, and tho American
emblem was conspicuous about her docl.s.
Capt. Cowlts, with a gnafd of twenty marines
under tho command of Lieut. Benson, U. S. M.
C. , woro aboard of her, and whin the craft left
tho dock tho marines were drawn up in a lino on
tho quarter deck.
It was a pretty sight. Tho marines wero In
full dross and wore thelrwhlto helmets. At 0. 1 0
o'clock, wbon the word was given, tho lines
wero cast off and the Despatch started up tho
river on her way to tho foot of East Twenty
sixth street, where sho was to reecho Admiral
Porter and his staff and such distinguished
guests as had boon invited.
A rnETTT HIGUT TO BEE,
Au Evoiixa Would reportor stood on tho
The merchant marine, will nicanwhilo proceed
np the East Iliver hugging tho cast share, turn
a stake-boat near Hunter's Point and como down
tho rivei, hugging the west shore.
Turning tho Battery, thoy will go up tho North
lllver by the war ships, turulat the designated
point, como down tho river and bo dlsmlsaod.
dock as sho camo in and dropiicd anchor. She
was trimmed front bow to stein with flags uf all
descriptions and looked very neat and trim as
sho gracefully swung around with tho tldo and
pointed her noxo down stream.
At (1. 35 o'clock a boat was lowered and Ensign
H. Eldridgc, who was to receive tho Admiral
and his guests, came ashore. At tho end of tho
dock was tbo revenue tug Nina, awaiting the
arrival of Hoar-Admiral James E. Jouett, Chief
of Stall and Marshal of the day.
On the left of tbo dock wan moored the rev
enue cutter Dexter. On tho right were the
atcsm jacht Bagamorc, owned ly John W.
Slater, of Providence, and tho steamer Thomas
At tho foot or East Twenty-third street was
the revenue- cutter Grant. In the ofllug could
be scon the steam-yachts Elcctra, Marguorita,
Empress, Tjiiquowa, Susquehanna, Mauitouand
Among the first to arrivo was ClatoncoW.
Bowcti, Socrotary of the Centennial Committee.
Then camo Jackson H. Schultz, Lo al Farragut,
W. A. 1). Stokes, Major Asa Bird Gardiner and
Ogden Goolot in quick succession.
aOV. 1I1LI, AND MAYOR QUANT.
Then n cab dashed quickly down on tho dock
and two plainly-dressed men ekippod out and
down to tho float. Thoy woio Gov. David II.
Hill and Mayor Hugh J. Grant. Then camo
Fredcrio It. Coudcrt with Senator Frank His-
Another carriage brought Sec. c'ary of tho
Navy Benjamin F. Tracy, his sou a.id Senator
William M. Evarts. The last-named stopped
and chatted with Itoundsmau Dcuves, of tho
Twenty. 11 rut Precinct, who Is an ardent admirer
of the v etei an statesman.
Another carrlago brought Admiral Portor,
Major-Gcneral Schoflold and Lieutenant Porter,
all resplendent In bluo and gold.
Itcar Admiral Jouett and his staff arrived and
wont aboaid the Nina. This vossol atoamed
away at 7.40 o'clock, having on board Admiral
Porter's and Hear Admiial Jouett's staff as
Capt. Charlra K. Norlcn, U. H. If, ; Commander
William R. Ilrldsmau, U, 8. N. i Lieut. -Com ander
A. 8. Kuoir, U. 8.N. j Capt. L. N. Stoddard, U. 8. A.
M., latoU. 8. Nil Aaron Vandrrbllt, late U. 8, N. ;
nouvcrueur Kortwrvlit, N. Y. Yacht Club; C, M.
Tweed, Admiral Corinthian Club; Capt. W. C. Shack
ford. r. M. 8 8. Co., lata U. 8. N. William 8. Stan
ford. U. V. a 8. I.. ; W. D. Uoultou, Red D Una) J. E.
Aloiander, 1. K, La I'er.e.Ocean 8, 8. Co. ; Jame.8.
Ward, Ward 8.8. Co. ; Coinmodoro Jefferaon Uogau, At
lantic Yailit Club; Vic-Commodore Itobt.Cent'r, Sea
nanaka Yacht Club; George W. Hall. American Yacht
Clnb; Commodore O, C. W, Lowrey, Larchmont Yacht
Club ; T. 8, Cameron, Clyde 8. M. line j Capt. J, M.
Lacblaii, U. 8. and llralll II. 8. 8. Co. J. M. Miller,
Frorldence and Stonluston 8.8. lino; D. II. LoweU,
Fall Hirer line; W. W. Ererett, Feople'a line.
Fifteen u-lnutes later tho Dispatch hovo up
anchor and merrily proccccod on her way to
Eliabcthport. Tho Nina steamed down tho
bay and deposited the Admirals staff on the
THE 1IU8T SALUTE.
When tho Dcspatch'arrivrd at tho battery the
guests and naval otllccrs had tholr eyos dazzled
with tho moit remarkable and magnificent
spcctaclo that has over bocn witnessed by the
people uf this great city.
Instantly, with a signal fiom the Chicago, the
frowning cannon, which protruded from the
C oi tholes on tho varloui warships, began to
cleli lire. Clnnds nf smoke completely sur
rounded the ships, and gsllant tars ran nimbly
up the i atHnes in honor to the Secretary of tho
Navy anil Admiral Porter.
Ah tho banks of moke cleared away and the
vessels ceased tiring tho distinguished party
suw that tho bluo waters of our incomparablo
harbor wet e dotted with vessels of every kind,
size, shspe and description. All kinds of craft,
fiom the meek and lowly pulling steam tug to
tho grand, majestic shin of war.
These vessels wero iiocoratod and fcatoouod
from keel to masthead with bunting and man
coloicd flags, having lecn so since sunriso. It
wssagraudsccno and to describo it or try to
convey an iinpiesslou of what it looked liko
seems an almost impossibility.
LIKE A XALLIDOHOOrE.
At a first quick glauco tho fluttering and
many-colored flags riminded one of a huge
kaleidoscope Again with just a trlflug strotch
of imagination you could fancy you saw an im
mense quantity of many colored lew ols, Irsmcd
in tho emerald setting made by tho grccu hill
uf Stateu Island, the low meadows of Jersey and
the shorts of plcturraquo Bay llldiio.
On the west side of tho bay are formed threo
Immense column of vessels; ou the east sldo
ono column, larger than the other throe. Every
boat la so covered with flags and bunting as to
bo almost uniocojrnlrable.
Tho w est sldo columns are compo cd of sailing
vessels, small yachts, steam vachts, revenue
cutters, naval vcsmli, steamboats, tugs snd
lighters and tho like.
Thu east column was formed of our mercantile
marine all kinds of harbor vessels being repre
sented. .Between tbo two columns, which extended
clear down to Stateu Island, the warship De
spatch, proudly carrying President Harrison
and party, was to pass ou lis war to the city,
where tho Presidential party was to land and for
the next two days take pan in the celebrations
in honor of our Immortal and revered first
President, Gcorgo Washington, whoso luaugu.
(ration as Chief Magistrato took placo Just ono
hui'diod yearn ago.
1IIK CHICAGO IN II En OLOllT.
First in lino in tho west column was tho pon
derous warship Chicago, aiu'hmoil near Ellis
Island, with thn President' Hags flying at
tho main, tho flag of tho Htorotarr of the Navy, '
tno Admirals' flags anil two Kcar-Admlrals'
Then came the Heat-sage. Capt. Brown: Yan
tic, Capt. llockwcll; Essex, Capt. Jewell; Brook
lyn, Capt. Wilann; Jamestown, ('apt. (.amber
ton; Juanlta, Yniktown, Capt. Chsdwlck; Bos
ton, Cant. o'Kano.
YACIITM IN LINK. TOO.
Then camo the ja.Oit clubs In the following
older, headed by tho Elcctra under Mr. (Icoruo
J,. Kchtiyler and Stephen l'cabodyi New York
tacit Olttu. Atlantic Yacht Club, Corinthian
laeht Club, Hcawsnhaka Yacht Cluli, American
laclit Club and Larchmnnt acht Club.
Tho flagship Albert Gallatin, Capt. 0. Abbey
commanding and coinmodoro of thu division of
revcntio cutters, came next, heading tho cutters
U. H. Urnnt, Samuel Dexter, Manhattan. Alex
ander, Hamilton, Washington and W. E.
This column was a magnificent ono and ex
tended for nearly four miles.
THE MERCHANT MAUINE COLUMN.
The merchant maiino column, next In order
and lying cat of the naval vessels, vrus headed
by the flagship !' N Vosburg, liaviuu on
board Itear-Admtral V. W. Voshnrv, Heot-Cnpl.
l'etor Cahlll, Floct-Licut. L. L. Do Nnyus, and
Fluot-Sccretary Gcorpo L. Foote.
1 his column wasMivlilod Into tlv o squadrons, tho
first being commanded by Commuore I mac I,.
Fisher, tug lannlfl P. Htcor; Hocoud Squadron,
Commodore- William 11, Hooker, tug Fred C.
Ives; Third Squadron. Commotio! o William C.
Kdgcrtnu, tug Howard Carioll; Fouith Squad
ron, ComiundoroChailoH A. Pool, tug Ivauhoe;
Fifth Squadron, Commodore Charles 11, Dover,
tug S. It. St. John.
To give the nsnios of all the steamers and tugs
in this division would require unlimited stiuce,
but Hiiuli'o it to say that over nuphuudrod and
fifty wero In tho line, which slietched over seven
ON THU CHANNEL H WEST HIDE.
The Second Division nf tho merchant marine
on tho west side of tho rhaiiuol, uoxt to tho
naval vessels, was heudrd by Hear Admiral J.
W. Miller's flagship. H. L. Crosby, which had
on board Fleet Capt. Jea.o Mott. Fleet Lieut.
J. Frederic Taunt and Fleet Secretary lllehard
Fivo squadrons also composed thn division,
numbering fiom six to ten. No. (I was coin
mantled by Commodore F. G. Osbnrn, litis Mci
coi; Seventh Squadron, Couiuuiduro J. (I. Em
mons, steamboat William l'lelclici ; Eighth
Squadron, Cnmmodoro I.. Ltirkenback, tug
Ocean King; Ninth Squadron. Commodore It.
C. Viet, tug Astral; Tenth Squadron, Coinmo
doro M. Moran, tnir J. A. Dumuiit.
Over two huudtoil vi'mcl wcra in this division,
which, however, was not us long as tho Fiist
Division, being composed of smaller boats aud
anchored closer together.
AN AlllIY OF HMAI.L noATH IN THE RF.AR.
Then III the roar and ou tho sides was gathered
an army ot small Imatsaud sailing cralt of ull
descriptions, so coviriug thu water that thn bay
lookrd liko a solid tuaas of glistening black
ALL IN TLACE.
This was tho cciic, puro and simple, and ono
that will probably never bo witnessed ugalii.
All day long tho little tugs, bearing com
manders of diilcrent divisions, steamed in and
out, giving nrdeis hero and there. Vessels w eru
shifted ami shifted aud seemingly overything
was in confusion.
By 11 o'clock, howovor. everything was In
placeanduveryeyuaud car was strainid towards
the Kill von Kull.
.It was wear' waiting and anxiety nf tho occa
sion made tho minutes seem liko hours.
A OUN'M 1IEEI' IIOOM.
Suddculr the deep boom of agnnnrosnabovn
the hissing ot sttam aud thu swash of sttanicrx'
paddles, instantly every man in tho vat tltet
was on thealeit for orders. Tho gun was thu
signal trom tho tug Nina, nuchond in the
Kill Von Hull and it meant that the Dospatch,
with the Presidential party on boaid, was oppo
site Port ltichmond.
Then another repent fiom a cannon set overy
one In action, 'this wus tho signal fiom tho
Chicago for all vessels to heave up anchors shoi t
and pi eparo to move.
THE DKnTAlL'lI HOVE IN 81UIIT.
Hardly had this been accomplished whou tho
Dexpatt'h liorc in sUht. following eloo In her
wake wan the Kraatus Wimsn. thu Hirius and
Monmouth, tilled with invited guests aud their
familiei. ... , .
Thu flagship of tho mciclmut marine, the
ferry-boot It, rgim, which lelt Holxikcn tarly in
the morning with Vico-Adniiial Wnohuy, Vkut
Captain t. M. Hunger. Fleet Lieutenant Leon
AblM'tt, jr., audStcietary J. J. Uergen, brought
np with the Nina in thu rear.
A OIIEAT mtlMI OK CANNON.
Ah the little warship cmergu.l fiom tho Kill
Von Kull. tbo juelit cannon began to boom in
aulck succession, tho rest most yacht beginning
rst. Tho National salute, twenty-ono guns,
Soon thorn was a perfect roar of cannon, big
and little, and clouds of title)., whlto smoku
bung over the bav liko u bank of tea fog.
Belches or lire llashod through tho smnko like
stioaksof lightning, giving to tho Hccnealiind
'Ihu scene was a stiirlug our. Faintly above
tho roar of thu cannon could be luard the shrill
pipe of the boatHvtuIn whistles ou thu revenue
cutters, yachts and men-of-war.
In a trice sturdy tars manned tho j arils and
crosstrres, and with heads nncovoied, gave
hearty American cheers as tho Dcspatch.sicamcd
Tho officers stood with uncovered heads. As
tho Despatch eame opposite tho flagships of tho
diftercnt squadrons, the latter, una on each side,
steamed out and accompanied thuwai-shlp thu
length of thu sqnsdroii. Then colors were
dipped and a deafening screech of steam whis.
tics was blown.
A TREMENDOUS DIN or WHISTLES.
As tho Dispatch camo opposite tho Chicago,
the entire tltet nf over four bundled steamers
blew their whistles She passed tho Battery at
It made a tremendous din, coupled with tho
Incessant gun-tiring and was ktptup for thn u
or four minutes, although thu scheduled limit
Ou went tho stately war-ship up through tho
channel and into tho East Ulvcr, where shu camo
to anchur off tho foot of Wall street.
AMITHUIt BlONAL OUN.
As soon as she had got well into tho river a
signal gnu was fired from the Chicago, and
anchors that had beon hovo np short wero got
on board with alacrity.
THE NAVAL PARADE.
Then began tho real naval parade. Tho sight
of hundreds of vessels of ull kinds was one thst
will long bu rt'inembeii'd bv thu tlioiusuiN of
people who lined the docks and housetops ulong
the river front of the HiiiUon.
Almost wery fteunur of any slo bad n haul
of music aboard, snd thu l niuUra id vanity of
airs that floated s'hotu on thu imzyalrvvcru
soiiii tiling remarkable.
The Chicago steamed on until opposite 'I hli ty
fnnrth, when another gun was tired. 1'hlawas
tho signal for the yachts and cutters todisiHirse,
tnd liko a hu.'C flock of swans tliey gisccfully
heeled around mid sped down the bav to then
various anchorage. Then the naval vcsstls
camo to anchoi olf 1 lfty-nrt street.
A IIUEAT ARRAY ON THE LVKT RIVER.
Meanwhile thu merchant division was doiu.
thu grand on tho East Itivtr. both division
combining into ono.
I,ed by tliu Id rgeu they steamed up tho liter,
a literal mass of bunting und flag'. , , ,
'Ihu tiagidilp turned a stake-boat just below
the rocks at Hunter'" Point ami then came ilonn
the west side of thu river, round thu Battel y and
up tho east side of tho HmUon.
ALL tLAUS TO ILl.-rrkll AT NUNMNT.
At suinet to-night all flairs will liultei to decks
and a National salute will bo lb td by ull tho war
INCIPKNTH or TUK rvcviii'.
Thero wero many Incidenti in tlieptiK'esslou.
Captains of eertslu vessel would iIihIko hero
and tboro to get bettur positions, anil thu fleet
captains wcru nearly cxaspt i ated
Howovor, over? thing went oft verv smoothly
for a parade on tho water, and gieat cicdltis
duo to the management.
It was a grand parade and, ono that will pro
bably never bo witnessed again by the present
(Continued oit Sixvml I'lt'jc.)
WHO ARE THESE DEAD?
Tho Dread MyBtary of Twenty Vic
tims of tho Grand Trunk
Charred and Unrecognizable Bodies Ly
ing at the Hamilton Horgno.
Not One Passenger Kscnpod from Tlmt
Futnl Klrat Cur.
ISrrCJALTOTHK EVCIUNO wonLD
Hamilton, Out., April SH.-Tho tttriblo acci
dent by which twonty livus wero lost on tho
Ctand Trunk Hallway, mar this city, continues
this morning to bo thu themo uf discus dun
aiunug hoirnr.strickin groups, mid peoplo go
out in ci owds to sen tho point wheio tho accident
occulted, which is only a mllo away.
'J ho tialn left thu tiuck at Junction cut whllo
i mining at tcrullu speed to mako up lost time.
Tbo engine struck u water tank, turned over
on lts( side, and in a seeoud moro the tralu,
whlch'was made up of ten cars, wan piled up
liko amass of wreckage
. 'A' J'd tt) the honor tho mats immediately
Twenty passengers, of whom three atu mn
poiifd to havn been women, were imprisoned by
the telo .coping of tho clunker and tho first car,
and their bodlc-swctubuiued bcjondall recugui
tlon. Of the passengers nutsldo the Hrt car two
wero killed, onu of thim, L, S. Uiirney. nf
111 ooklrn. having his head severed completely
f i oiu his body.
The engineer and fireman of tho wreckrd
train, who crawlul out fiom under thoiivcr
liirned cngiiir, icgard their encapu as some
,,'lhf. other insn known to havo been killed is
Iliidnlp J. Edeier, of Chicago.
Iileutlllcstloti or tbo twenty charred bodies
w i eh wero taken from that fatal first ear mid
which now lie at thu Morgue, will bo almost tin-
All that can bo ibino will lie to leant the names
or eighteen mljsing ones fiom among tho l !.''
poksenirti i earilod on the tiuln and atsumo that
tbuir it'inslus inn in theio cinders.
that thuu of them wero women Is only as.
slimed from the piescucc of steel corset smlngs
near thn bodies.
The-injured, who aro at tho hospital in this
city am tho following:
HAMILTON CI.AKK. 147 Writ OhlnsirMt.Ohlcsfoi
ilnulila Irailuienf lli rljjlit lii, head out and brulnocf
ou Ihf. artu .rrli.UM
A.SIDMO .VIAItT. (Italian), from WUrontln. on lib
w,!",,",,r, ,"..'.I.,I'.J.'!U.!" "" I'aik of the ho.t.
l.ll l)IIAI'MN. Iliriiian, of Ixmdon. (Int. i
li.lljf .clilnl un tho tight hand and rlilil aide of the
ItNOOl j KKNYO.V. mlulna enslnwr, II Mlnelna lane,
Liidiiu, I iijUud.i,reralrllia lrctur.l.
C U AEI1I.L, lMwaid.port, Ind.. cut In rlalit fore
ami and badly liritliid,
V. II.LIAM LIPSKV. Oil North Hancamon street, Chi
eaao, hpratnfl ankle.
1 ' UUNKY.JMVtmAilMunUxMt, DanrUle, Ilk,
cut about the linari
.1. A. I'ALKU. Ulan, N. Y , ojl aliout the head.
OKOKIIIJ WISH. UnnVn Hl'll, M. J." tUh ..Mora off
and iialiiriil itcaln woiiiiUn.
ANOUISW .1, UAItPKNTIUl, Yankton, llak., cut
al tut t!iJ)ad.
brn'lJJi "VSU' M Kortlj avenuo, CUIct-o, Udlr
JtlSlilMI MOUIttS, Clarke'a I.land, Me., cut aliut
Eight of tho cars compoHing tho train wcru
The accident Is atti United to the slippery con
dition of the truck at thu second cuivo In the
cut, which was Hiich thst tho train, rniiniiig so
rupidly as It did. Jumped the rails instead of fol
lotting thcii cumsc.
AN AWFUL LEAP.
From a Eoof Four Stories High to
tho Middle of tho Street,
Shoitly beforo 0 o'clock this morning Peter
lli.tli. n Germuu and it caijKit.wcavcr by trade,
jumped to instant death from the roof of 4U1
Kjft Houiton stieet to the utieet belnr.'.
Thu slghtlf ,vns a bloud-curdliug our. Many
peoplo saw the holy of a man shooting through
the air, and as ho struck the iaith a largo crowd
l'ii email Jim Smith, nf Eugiuo Company No.
11, was walking aloim In front of tho engine
lniUMi at tli' tliuutliii deed was coiumittod. Ho
deseribiM it as one of the most exciting rccues
tliut hu bssevi t witni'hSid.
'Ihostructuii is four stories high, with a roof
thst slopes from front to rear.
Smith saw the 111.111 on tbo I oof and supposed
he vtusuriuugilig thu decorations. He walked
nut into tbo stitct to get rt better view, keeping
his eyes ou the figures on tho roof.
Kuddeiilv the man started ona runup tlicelopo
towards thu lloin-ton strict front.
Not an in..litut did ho hesitate.
When thu udgo was reached, ho profiled
hliueclf out into space, with his body perfectly
elect, although tho aims waved wildly.
Thu form ot the suicide w at stilt erect when
tho ft et touched the grouiul, tliirtv feet from
the line ot tho building, and as tho dacd ill email
still looked, fancluatcd by tba awful spcctaclo
and rooted to thu smt, ho saw the bodv bound
upward f mm thu force of thu fall, and then lull
forward on the face almost in thu middle of thu
strict, while tluough tho man's frame ran the
convulsive shudder of death.
Fireman Smith waited no longer, but ran up
staii sand sent a call for ambulances to Bello
vtu and flouveiniurhosiiitals.
The man was still breathing, aud ho wascar
rleil on a stretcher to thu 'thirteenth Precinct
Statiou-llousiiat union Market.
Dr. M. It. Ilymau, of liellcvuc, was the first
tourrivc, and uftor un examination pronounced
tho man di ad. His anklet wem smashed and
hi. noun was brokon fiom tho fall ho had re
lived whin lie fell mi bis face.
The mail worked lor Conrad l'ctre.fiom who-o
building be jumped. Hoariivcdst about .'. -Ml
and insilo thu fatal leap live minutes Jnttr. lie
readied the loot ny climbing two llighti of
stoirs and a Uililer.
Ho wax foit).tlvu )rais old aud had be
comes continued diunkard. UP tuaearago
lie lived with bis wire and four sous at '.Mil liiv
Ingtou strict, but thu family became disgusted
witli his actions and tumid 1 1 1 lit out of ilnois.
Mm. Kith live at '.Ml) Hiviugtou street with
her four sous, Adam, aged twenty-two; Jacob,
nilietiuii. and two others, fifteen and ten iepcc-
Whe'nMrs. Ileth was notified of her husband's
suicide lie engstfevl an uiidci taker aud had the
bod removed to her home.
WHLIil! WASllIXfiTOX rKAit'D.
Ilnuy Visitor Iiiaprcllua III. l'ctv In Ut.
Auunbioktii piocclou of l til al visitors and
city ln'oplu walked thioitgh St. Paul's Chlireh
tills foielioou to icGili. Wa.hiligtou'siicvv.
Tliuiiiteilui of tho cdilleu was ado. lied with
pulms aud feins, and tbeiu wcru lights about
Gun, nuMiltiRtoiisiMiiv was a plain aud mod.
ot one in tbo rortlietn sldu aisle of the chuich
half way from Ihu pulpit to tbo choir.
The red cushions und foot-teiti of a bundled
ycais ago, now failed by time, wero iu tho
Gov, Clinton's pew. In thu smith sldo slslo nf
tho chuich near thu choir, also attiacttdinuih
"floss's Horn." llEirAir Omaxn Au and any
(0)d ai lu ceiual porta.
Etasa' aw rsaaa i, ilfll
2 O'CLOCK. fl
THERE IS A HIT0H. 1
Lord Dunraven Not Floasod with tha H
Amerioan Yaohtsraon's Terms.
It They Are Not ModiQed His Challenga :H
May Bfi Declared OH. 9
Tho Noblomao Gono for a Consultatloa
xvlth Ills Yncht's Designer. -HI
lirr.CIAL CAT1LE TO TDK EVEXINO WORLD, I lHlrB!
IiONPON, April '-'K.-Thcro is a hitch some. Hl
whore in thu matter of Lord Dunravon'i chol- isH
lougo for a acbt race for tho Amorica Cup. ISH
Whon thu terms of aoccptanco wero received lll
from New York! Lord Dunraven did not find Bl
them satisfactory. SBfl
The Evenino WoRi.n rcprcsentatlvo was told JSI
on thu highest authority to-day that unions the iSI
teims were modified tho challenge would bo do- fHI
chtrcd off. -1
In what rcsicct tho terms were unsatisfactory ''LH
was not stated. H
Tho loixirleir called at LordDunravon'A house. iiD
but the nobleman was not at home. He was 91
said to havn gono to Scotland, and It is presumed L
that ho had gono for a consultation with Do- nl
signer Watson. ' ijH
Endeavors lo ascertain In Now York further ImH
details as to tho hitch In tho arrangements for 'jH
the race proved fruitless to-day, tho gentlemen lH
chiefly Interested in tho matter being busier 'll
with Contcnuial affairs than with yacht racing. iH
FIREBUG BETSEY. 1
A Servant Sets the House on Fire i
While the Family Sleep. JH
At about 12. 43 this morning a servant girl la . .t
tho employ of Edward Gander, who lives at no B
James stieet, mmlo a dospcrato attempt to burn 'ifiifl
down the houso and then leaped through a win- 9BI
dow to tho yurd below. asB
Garnlcrisamauufacttirluc confectioner doing "1
bnslncss ou tho first floor of no Jamos street, 'll
HulivcH with his family on tho floor above. Hi MPI
wifo lay sick from tho effects of childbirth a JPH
week ago, and his three children aro all very "dHH
young. There arc several others lu the bouse- HHs.
Betsey McAulcy, the servant girl, has been in ssl
his employ for about two weeks. Shu has been 4H
intemperate, and on several occadons has come iH
Is tbo liouso dinnk. ItH
She was out all yesterday afternoon with some fjl
fi lends. When shn arrived homo abuut mid- 'H
niu'lit she wsscnusiderably the worso for liquor. 'lH
film retired to her bed-room ou the same floor .stH
th Gander's family, and no attention was 'SJaH
paid to her until between midnight and 1 .H
o'clock this morning, IH
Tho family was sleeping srnndly. whon Gar- MlH
liter was suddenly aw ake'ieel. Ho walked around '3il
Mid house, but discovered nothing unusuaL -eflH
A few minutes later he was awakened again. -XH
This time he beard heavy footsteps iu tho car- nl
ret, and he went cautiously upstairs, ilH
1 ho girl vras coining downstairs, and she-ran jH
iu her loom. Mr. Gamier found the upper hall- 9l
way fu.l of smoke, and a fire had been started in IH
tho corner. fl
A lot or paper had been picked np and aet afire 'vLH
ami tho flames had communicated to a baby iHIB
Tho names w ere burning briskly, and in a few ' lfl
minutes more would havo been beyond control. ' JHI
lianiicr rushed for a bucket of water and fought flsH
thu llamcs singlC'liaiielcd. ;tfjH
After tho lire was out, he sent ono of his men 'IHI
to tho street fcr a policeman. In tho meantime H
thu eervant girl had gono to bed, and she lay 4lH
there muttering to herself. 'tIH
When shu heard a policeman's voice she '-tfH
jumped up and ran to the rear room and pre MH
p.ired to defend hen elf from arrest. l
She aimed a tea-kettle at thu officer and It nar- niH
rowly missed Its mark. Several other houso. ':11H
hold articles skimmed past tho policeman aa he rH
mshed lu offer tho inluriatuil woman. afl
Betsey finally saw that sho was cornered, and JHH
she made a lean through tho window, intending jH
to jump on thu roof of an extension where IsH
horses aro stabled. JaH
Sho misted her foothold, however, and fell to JLI
the pavement, a floor below. Tho cellar crating lH
was iipi-ti anil sho barely escaped falling itito the JH
atib-ccllar, sixteen feet further dowiu .lH
Au ainbulaneu was summoned fiom Chamber WM
Strett Hospital and the Woman was carried WSHM
away. Shu received suvuro Internal injuries and 1K
is iu a low condition. JB
PANIC AT BARNUM'S PARADE H
A WOMAN AND 1W0 CJ11LDREX BADLY J
IIUUT BY A UU.VAWAYllOItSE. fM
A woman and two children wero severely la- Hl
jund by a runaway horro in Jersey City title al
It was while llarnum's show was parading and , '-
thu streets wero ciowdcel with people Jl
Thu proccasiou w as pasjing Morgan street et l
Hcuderron street when a hoiso belouging to 9sH
Warren .V M.ilioney. caiiieiiterti, was left stand- SsH
lug iu front of their shop on Morgan street. SkH
'Iho animal liueatuo frightened and dashed jiH
down tbo street. It broke away from the wagon IflH
and i ushodiiioii the sidewalk. WM
Women and elilldien liecamo paulc-strieken 'H
and tan lieaelloiig lu overy direction, screaming -'.aftH
and gutting thuniselves in a hopeless tangle. iHB
Mis. llndr.et lladtcau, a fleshy woman fifty- lH
tvvnycrrj old, rrs knocked down by the horse. fH
Tho flesh ou her let t sldu was badly bruised, and H
shu wjsr-ovcruly hurt Internally. Mrs. ltaillcan VVS
wus taken to her homo. No. l4o Morgan street. kV
Mamlu Dniiahuo, nine yearn old. or. '141 Wur. IH
rtii street, wus knocked senseless and her right ylH
shiiulelsr blade broken. , . 'altV
J.Uiiu Gurry, thirteen years old, of 18Q Bar JIH
street, was hint ou thu head and her body badly JkH
i'eutrv Fielder Hnudnv on I'roklbltloa. HH
irtrUL TO TUK KYTMKO WOBLD.1 "$B
Pirt'snuno, April t!0.-Billy Sunday, Pitts. Jfll
burg's ccutro fielder, addressod a big crowd at JH
tho Qpera-Honso laat night in favor of the 3altH
Prohibition amendment to tho Constitution, tM
"Clera" and ,Mdurq'-Te Latest audmo.4 H