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AN IMPOSING SCENE.
The Memorial Services in the Old
Church of St. Paul's, Where
GEN. WASHINGTON TOOK THE OATH.
Addresses by Bishop Potter, President Har
rison and C. M. Depew.
TTHITIIEE'S TRIBUTE IN EPIC TEKSE
2Tew Yokk. April 30. St Paul's
Church, in Broadway, where "Washington
attended on the morning of his inaugura
tion, was to-day the scene of most impres
sive services. Lone before 9 o'clock, the
hour appointed for the special service of
thanksgiving, the streets in the vicinity of
the church were filled to overflowing with
sightseers eager to gain a glimpse of the
President and his party as they came to at
tend the service and open the second day's
observance of the Centennial celebration.
St Pant's clock had just tolled the hour of
9 when the Presidental party made its ap
pearance. The choir then sang Psalm 85,an anthem by
G. A. JIcFarren, after which the first lesson,
Xccles. zliv, was read. The Te Deum
Laudamus in "E" flat for doable chorus,
by Iw P. Stewart, followed, and the second
lesson, St John viii. was read. A. portion
of the "Benedicte," by Sogers, was sung,
after which the Kicene Creed was repeated
ly the clergy and people, followed by a few
selected prayers. The special prayer of
thanksgiving used at St Paul's and by all
the Episcopal churches throughout the coun
try was at ioliows:
O, God, whose name is excellent in all the
eartb, and whose glory is above the heavens,
we bless Thee for the great things Then hast
done and art doing for tbe children of men.
Ve consider tbe days of old, the years of ancient
times, and unto Thee we do giTe thanks. Jlore
orcr, we yield Thee most high praise for the
wonderful grace and virtue declared in all those
Thy children who have been the lights of the
world in their several generations. For raising
up Tby servant, George Washington, and civ
Sng him to be a leader and commander to tbe
people; for vonchsaving to him victory over
kings, and for bestowing upon him many ex
cellent gifts; for inclining the hearts of men in
Congress assembled to wise choices, and for
crantine them vision of the days to come: for a
Fettled Constitution, and for equal laws; for
freedom to do the thing that is right and liberty
to say the truth; for the spread of knowledge
everywhere among us and for the preservation
Of the faith: we bless and magnify Thy holy
name, humbly beseeching Thee to accept this
our sacrifice of thanks and praise, through
Jesus Christ, our only Savior aod Redeemer.
BISHOP POTTEK'S ADDRESS.
The Et Eev. Henry C. Potter, Bishop of
New York, then delivered an address, in
the course of which he said:
One hundred years ago there knelt within
these walls a man of whom, above all others in
its history, this nation indebted. An English
man by race and lineage, he incarnated in his
own person and character every best trait and
attribute that have made the Anglo-Saxon
name a glory to its children and a terror to its
enemies throughout tbe world. But he was
not so much of an Englishman that, when tbe
time -came for nim to be so, he was not even
more, an American; in all that he was a patriot
so exalted and a leader great and wise that
what men called him when he came here to be
inaugurated as the first President of the United
States the civilized world has not since then
ceased to call him The Father of His Conn
try. We are here this morning to thank God
for so great a gittto this people, to commemo
rate the incidents of which this day is tbe one
hundredth anniversary, and to recognize the
responsibilities which a century so eventful has
laid upon us.
And we are here of all other places, first of
all. with pre-eminent appropriateness. I know
not how it may be to those to whom all sacred
things and places are matters of equal indiffer
ence, bnt surely to those of ns with whom it is
otherwise it cannot be without profound and
pathetic import that when tbe first President of
the Republic had taken upon him, by virtue of
his solemn oath, pronounced in tbe sight of the
people, tbe burden of its Chief Magistracy, he
turned straightway to these walls, and, kneel
ine n yonder- pew, .asked God i or-strength to
ke nis promise to the' 'nations and his oath to
Hint. This was no unwonted home to him, nor
to a large proportion of those eminent men
who, with him, were associated in framing the
Constitution of tbese United States, children
of the same spiritual mother and nurtured in
the same Scriptural faith and order, they were
wont to carry with them into their public de
liberation something of the same reverent and
conservative spirit which they had learned
wltbin these walls, and ot which the youthful
and ill-regulated fevers of the new-bom repub
lic of ten betrayed its need. He, their leader
and chief, while singularly without cant or
formalism or pretense in his religious habits,
was penetrated, as we know well, by a pro
found sense of the dependence of the republic
upon a guidance other than that of a man and
of his own need of a strength and courage and
wisdom greater than he had in himself.
THEN AXD NOW".
And so we come and kneel at this ancient and
hallowed shrine where once he knelt, and ask
that God wonld graciously vouchsafe them.
Sere in this holy house we find the witness of
that one invisible force which, because it alone
can rule the conscience, is destined one day to
rule tbe world. Out from dens foul with the
coarse passions and coarser rivalries of self
seeking men, we turn aside as from the crowd
and glare of some highway swarming with
pushing and ill-bred throngs, and tawdry and
clamerous with bedizened booths and noisy
speech, in some cool and shaded wood where
straight to heaven some majestic oak lifts its
tall form, its roots imbedded deeper among tbe
unchanging rocks, its upper branches sweeping
the npDer airs, and holding highcommnne with
the stars; and. as we think of him for whom we
here thank God, we say: "Snch an one, in
native majesty he was a ruler wise and strong
and fearless in the sight of God and me, be
cause by the ennobling grace of God be had
learned, first of all to conquer every mean and
selfish and self seeking aim and so to rule him
self." Such was the hero leader, ruler, patriot,
whom we greatfnlly remember on this day.
We may not reproduce his age. his young en
vironment nor him. But none the less may re
joice that once he lived and U d this people, led
them and ruled them prudently "like him, that
Kingly ruler and shepherd of whom the Psalm- -
ist sang --witn aunis nower." uoa gives us the
grace to prize his grand example and as we may
In our more modest measure to produce his
Virtues.
AT THE SUB-TEEASUET.
The service concluded with the reces
sional hymn. The Presidental party was
then escorted by the vestry to the west
porch, where the President was received by
the Centennial Literary Committee. The
Presidental party and invited guests then
proceeded to the sub-Treasury building at
the corner of Wall and Nassau streets,
where the old Federal building stood in
which "Washington took tbe oath of office in
1789. Here th literary exercises were held.
The special stand from which the speakers
addressed the people was built directly in
front of the statue of Washington, which
stood majestically above all.
As soon as all were arranged and quiet
was gained, Mr. Elbridge T. Gerry, Chair
man of the Committee on Literary Exer
cises, stepped to the front of tbe platform
and addressed the assemblage as follows:
Fellow CrrrzEjfs One hundred years ago,
on this spot George Washington, as first Presi
dent ot tbe United States, took bis oath of
office upon tbe Holy Bible. That sacred vol
ume is here to-day. silently attesting tbe basis
upon which our Katiun was constructed and
the dependence of our people upon Almighty
God. In the words, thenar one of the found
ers of the Government "With hearts overflow
ing with gratitude to our sovereign benefactor
Tor granting to us existence, for continuing it
to the present period, and for accumulating on
tis blessings spiritual and temporal through
life, may we with fervor beseech Him so to
continue them as best to promote His glory
nd our welfare."
WHITTIEIt'S TRIBUTE.
.Dr. Starrs then invoked the blessing of
e and after that tbe following poem,
r the occasion by John Greenleaf
was read:
IX VOW OF WASHUTGTOX.
rd was sheathed: in April's sun
n the fields by Freedom won;
-ctions, weary of debates,
"ist and were' United States.
th9Sra!
y that lawned on thee,
g derired. began,
-ur had found the mas!
And prayer and hymn borne heavenward from
St Paul's!
How felt the land In every part
The strong throb of a nation's heart
As its great leader gave, with reverent awe.
His pledge to Union, Liberty and Law!
The pledge the heavens-above him heard,
That vow the sleep of centuries stirred;
In world-wide wonder listening people bent
Their gaze on Freedom's great experiment
Could it succeed; Of honor sold -And
hopes deceived all history told.
Above the wrecks that strewed the mournful
past
Was tbe long dream of ages true at last t
Thank God ! the people's choiee was just
The one man equal to his trust
Wise beyond lore, and without weakness good,
Calm-in the strength of flawless rectitude 1
His rale of justioe, order, peace.
Made possible the world's release;
Taught prince and serf that power Is bnt a
trust
And rule, alone, which serves the ruled, is
just;
That Freedom generous is, but strong
In hate of fraud and selfish wrong.
Pretense that turns her holy truths to lies,
And lawless license masking in her guise.
Land of his love I with one glad voice
Let thy great sisterhood rejoice:
A century's suns o'er thee have risen and set
And, God be praised, we are one nation yet
And still, we trust the years to be
Shall prove his hope was destiny,
Leaving our flag with all its added stars
Unrent by faction and unstained by wars !
Lo I where with patient toil he nursed
And trained tbe new-set plan at first
The widening branches of a stately tree
Stretch from the sunrise to the sunset sea.
And in its broad and sheltering shade,
Sitting with none to make afraid.
Were we now silent through each mighty limb
The winds of heaven xoula sing the praise of
him.
Onr first and best! his ashes lie
Beneath his own Virginia sky.
Forgive, forget, O true and jnst and brave.
The storm that swept above thy sacred gravel
For, ever in the awful strife
And dark hour's of the nation's life.
Through the fierce tumult pierced his warning
word,
Their father's voice his erring children heard!
The change for which he prayed and sought
In that sharp ngony was wrought:
No partial interest draws its alien line
'Twixt North and South, the cypress and the
pine! ,
One people now. all donbt beyond.
His name shall be our Union bond;
Wo lift our bands to Heaven, and here' and
now.
Take on our lips the old Centennial vow.
For rule and trust must needs be ours;
Chooser and chosen both onr powers
.qnai in service as In right; tbe claim
Of Duty rests on each and all tbe same.
Then let the sovereign millions, where
One banner floats in sun and air.
From tbe warm palm-lanas to Alaska's cold.
Repeat with us the pledge a century old 1
DEPEW'S OEATOEICAL EFFOBT.
After the applause that greeted the read
ing of the poem had ceased, the Hon.
Chauncey M. Depew stepped forward to de
liver the oration he bad written for the oc
casion. During the course of his address
be said:
We celebrate to-day the Centenary of Our
Nationality. One hundred years ago the United
States began their existence. The powers of
government were assumed by the People of the
Republic, and they became tbe sole source of
authority. Tbe solemn ceremonial of the first
inauguration, tbe reverent oath of Washing
ton, the acclaim of the multitude greeting their
President marked tbe most unique event of
modern times in tbe development of free insti
tutions. Tbe occasion was not an accident, but
a result It was the culmination of tbe work
ing out by mighty forces through many cen
turies of the problem of self-government It
was not the triumph of a system, the applica
tion of a theory, or a redaction to practice of
the abstractions of philosophy. The time, the
country, the heredity -and environment of tbe
people.the tolly of its enemies, and tbe noble
courage of its friends, gave to liberty, after
ages of defeat, of trial, of experiment of par
tial success and substantial gains, this immor
tal victory. Henceforth it had a refuge and
recruiting station. Tbe oppressed found free
homes in this favored land, and invisible armies
inarched from it by mall and telegraph, by
speech and song, by precept and example, to
regenerate tbe world.
Washington was never dramatic, but on
great occasions he not only rose to the full
ideal of the event be became himself the
event One hundred years ago to-day, the pro
cession of foreign Ambassadors, of statesmen
ana Generals, of civic societies and military
companies. which escorted him. marched from
Franklin sqnare to Pearl street through Pearl
to Broad, and up Broad to this spot, but the
people saw only Washington. As he stood
upon the steps of the old Government building
here, the thought must have occurred to him
that it was a cradle of liberty, and as such giv
ing a bright omen for the future. In these
halls in 1735, in the trial of John Zenger, had
been established for tbe first time in its his
tory, the liberty of the press. Here the New
York Assembly, in 1764, made the protest
against the stamp act and proposed the united
colonial action. In this old State house in 1765
tbe Stamp Act Congress, the first and the
father of American Congresses, assembled and
presented to the English Government that vig
orous protest which caused the repeal of the
act aml checked the first step toward the
usurpation which lost tbe American colonies
EVIDENCE-0F CHEAPNESS
Can you call to mind any "wide
awake town of 1,000 inhabitants,
where lots can be bought at Prices
we ask and on such easy terms?
SECURES A BUILDING LOT IN THE. GREAT
PORTLA1H),
the county-seat of Jay county, In
diana, is half way between Fort
Wayne and, Richmond, and 118
miles from Cincinnati by rail, or
about 90 miles in a direct line. It
is in the largest continuous district
of natural gas-bearing land in the
world a district which has been
developed and tested by hundreds
of gas wells, demonstrating beyond
all doubt that the gas supply is in
exhaustible, and its quality for fuel
and illumination unsurpassed. The
gas wells now in use at Portland
have an output of over 15,000,000
cubic feet daily, and this supply
may be increased ad infinitum.
The Grand Rapids and Indiana
Railroad and the Lake Erie and
Western ( Railroad give Portland a
north, south, east and west outlet
The county is one of the richest
agricultural and stock-raising coun
ties in the State. Portland has fine
public schools, a Normal College,
two newspapers, viz.: "Commer
cial," f'Sunj" a building and loan
association, seven churches, two
fine hotels, besides lesser ones, an
opera house, and does a large
wholesale, retail and manufactur
ing business.
A. H. EVANS,
THE
to the British Empire. Within these walls the
Coneress of the' Confederation had commis
sioned its Ambassadors abroad, and In in
effectual efforts at government had created
the necessity for the concentration of Federal
authority, now to be consummated.
WASHINGTON'S IKAUOJJBATIOIT.
The first Congress of the United States gath
ered in this ancient temple of liberty, greeted
Washington and accompanied him to the bal
cony. The famous men visible about him were
Chancellor Livingston, Vice President John
Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Governor Clin
ton, Roger Sherman, Richard Henry Lee, Gen
eral Knox and Baron Steuben. But be believe
that among the invisible host above him, at
this supreme moment of the culmination in
permanent triumph of the thousands of years
of struggle for self-government wero the
spirits of tbe soldiers of the Revolution who
had died that their countrymen might enjoy
this blessed day, and with them were the
Barons of Rnnnymede and William the Bilent
and Sidney and Russell, and Crom trail and
Hampden, and tbe heroes and martyrs ef lib
erty of every race and age.
As he came forward the multitude in the,
streets, in the windows, and on the roofs sent
nninchi raoturoui shout that Washington
sat down overcome with emotion. As he slow
ly rose and his tall and majestio form again
appeared, tbe people, deeply affected, in awed
silence, viewed the scene. The Chan cellor sol
emnly read to him the oath of office. and Wash
ington, repeating, said: "I do solemnly swear
that I will faithfully execute the office of Pres
ident of tbe United States, and will, to tbe best
of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the
Constitution of tbe United Btatea," Then he
reverently bent low and kissed the Bible, utter
ing with profound emotion, "So help me, God."
The Chancellor waived his mbes and shouted,
"It is done, long live George Washington, Pres
ident of tbe United States!" "Long Live
Georjre Washington, our First President!" was
the answering cheer of the people, and from
the belfries rang the bells, and from foris and
ships thundered the cannon, echoing and re
peating tbe cry with responding acclaim all
over tbe land, "Long 11 e George Washington,
President of the United States!"
No man ever stood for so much to his coun
try and to mankind as George Washington.
Hamilton, Jefferson and Adams, Madison and
Jay, each represented some of the elements
which formed the Union. Washington em
bodied them alL They fell at times under pop
ular disapproval, were burned in effigy, were
stoned, but he with unerring judgment was
always the leader of the people. Milton said
of Cromwell, "that war made him great; peace
greater." The superiority of "Washington's
character and genius, were more conspicuous
in the formation of our Government and in
nuttiner it on indestructible foundations than
in leading armies to victory and conquering
the Independence of his country.
NO EXAGGERATION POSSIBLE.
Do his countrymen exaggerate his virtues?
Listen to Guizot, tbe historian of civilization:
""Washington did the two greatest things which
in politics It is permitted man to attempt He
maintained by peace the independence of bis
country which he conquered by war. He
founded a free government in tbe name of the
principles of order and by re-establishing their
sway." Hear Lord ErsEina, the most famous
of English advocates: "Yon are the only being
for whom I have an awful reverence." Re
member'the tribute of Charles James Fox, the
greatest Parliamentary lawyer who ever swayed
the British House of Commons: "Illustrious
man, before whom all borrowed greatness sinks
into insignificance." Contemplate the charac
ter of Lord Brougham, pre-eminent for two
generations in every department of human ac
tivity and thought and then impress upon the
memories of your children his deliberate judg
ment: "Until time shall bs no more will a test
of the progress'which our race has made in wis
dom and virtue be derived from tbe veneration
paid to the immortal name ot Washington."
We stand to-day upon the dividing line be
tween the first and second century ot Constitu
tional Government There are no clouds over
head and no convulsions under our feet We
reverently return thanks to Almighty God for
the past, and with confident and hopeful promise
marcn upon sure grounds towaru we xuture.
Tbe spirit of Washington fills the Executive
office. Presidents may not rise to the full
measure of his greatness, but they must not fall
below his standard of public duty and obliga
tion. His life and character, conscientiously
studied and thoroughly understood by coming
generations, will be for them a liberal educa
tion for private life and public station, for citi
zenship and patriotism, for love and devotion
to Union and Liberty. With their inspiring
past and splendid present, the people of these
United States, heirs of 100 years marvelously
rich in all which adds to the glory and great
ness of a nation, with an abiding trust in the
stability and elasticity to their Constitution,
and an abounding faith in themselves, hail the
coming century with hope and 1oy.
Harbison's brief addbess.
President Harrison then, spoke very
briefly. He said:
Fellow Citizens: My task to-day is of a
very exacting character, and makes it quite
impossible that I should deliver an" address
upon this occasion. Foreseeing this, I early
notified your committee that the programme
must contain no address by me.
Tbe selection of Mr. Depew as the orator of
this occasion made further speech not only dif
ficult but superfluous. fApplause. He.has
met the demand of this great occasion on its
own high level. He has brought before us the
incidents and the lessons of tbe first inaugura
tion of Washington. We seem to have been a
part of that admiring and almost worshiping
throng that filled tbese streets 100 years ago.
We have come Into the serious, but always in
spiring presence of Washington. Applause.
He was the incarnation of duty, and he teaches
us to-day the great lesson that those who would
associate their names with events that shall
outlive a century can only do so by high conse
cration to duty. Applause. Self-seeking has
no public observance or anniversary.
Washington seemed to come.to the discharge
or tne anties or nis nign piace impressed witn I
a' sense of his unfamiliarity with these new I
$40 IN PAYMENTS OF FORTY CENTS A WEEK!
One Per Oent Cash, Then One Per Cent Each Week Thereafter.-..'
' Until Full Amount is Paid,
Ik EVARS ADDITION
-A.DJOEVS TTTT3
North Corporation Line of the
City of Portland,
And Lies Directly on the Principal
Street of the Town, Less Than One
from the Court House.
Lots are offered in this subdivi
sion upon the following terms, viz.:
One per cent cash with order, then
one per cent each week- thereafter
(or more if so desired by pur
chaser), until full amount is paid,
when warranty deed will be exe
cuted for the property. A rebate
of 10 per cent will be made for all
cash in advance. On receipt of
first payment a bond for a deed
will be forwarded to the purchaser
with the amount duly credited also
a large plat of the property and a
colored .township map showing the
exact location of tle addition.
TRUSTEE, PORTLAND, IND
EETTSBITRQ - DISPATCH,
calls upon him. Modestly doubtful of bis own
ability, and trusting implicitly in the sustain
ing helpfulness and grace of that God who
rules the whole world; presides in the councils
of nations, and 1a able to supply every human
demand. We have made a marvellous progress
In material things, but the stately andonduring
shaft at the National Capital in Washington
symbolises that he is yet the first-American
citizen. Applause.
When the President had ceased speaking,
a benediction was pronounced by the Most
Eer. Michael Corrigan. Boman Catholio
Archbishop of New York. At the conclu
sion or the literary exercises, the President,
the members of the Cabinet, the Chief Jus
tice and Associate Justices of the United
States, and others of the Presidental party,
who came from St Paul's Church, entered
their carriages and were driven up Broad
way to the reviewing stand in Madison
Square,
THE MILITAEYJPAEiDE
A Grand Feature of the Day'a Celebration
The Line of March and Order of the
Column Twenty-Six States
Are Represented.
New Yobk, April 30. Bright and early
the regulars and militiamen began their
preparations for parade, and in a short time
the streets resounded to the tread of the sol
diery. Everything was in readiness for the
start at 10 o'clock, and as soon as the Presi
dent had passed the corner of "Wall street
and Broadway, on his way to the Sub
Treasury, officers began to give orders to
their waiting men. As soon as' the literary
exercises began at the Sub-Treasury the
wprd to start was given, and the great
parade, the principal feature of the second
day's celebration of the Washington Cen
tennial, began. The route was: From "Wall
street up Broadway io Waverly place;
through Waverly place to Fifth avenue; up
Fifth avenue to Fourteenth street; through
Fourteenth street to tbe east side of Union
square; around Union square to west side to
Fifteenth street; Fifteenth street to Fifth
avenue; Fifth avenue to Fifty-seventh
street . v
The parade was led by Major General
Schofield, accompanied by bis staff and
corps of aids. The right of the line was
given to the West Point Cadets, 400 strong,
who were followed by the regulars under
Major General Howard, and these consti
tuted the first division. The second division
consisted of State militia. They marched in
the order of admission as States to the
Union, as follows:
Delaware 750 men. Governor Benjamin T, O.
Biggs commanding, and staff; First Regiment
Colonel George W. Marshal.
Pennsylvania 8.000 men. Governor James A.
Beaver commanding, and staff; Second Brigade,
Brigadier General John A. Wiley; Third
Brigade, Brigadier General John B. 8. Gobin;
the State Fencibles, Major Chew.
New Jersey 3,700 men. Governor Roberts.
Green commanding, and staff.
Georgia 35 men. Governor John B. Gordon
commanding, and staff, tbe militia being the
Governor's personal guard only.
Connecticut 600 men, Governor Morgan G.
Balkier commanding; and staff; Fourth Regi
ment Colonel Thomas L. Watson.
Massachusetts 1,675 men. Governor Oliver
Ames commanding, staff andhonarystaff: Gov
ernor's Escort First Corps Cadets M. V. M.,
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas F. Edmnnds;
Second Corps Cadets M. V. M Lieutenant
Colonel J. Frank Dalton; the" Ancient and Hon
orable Artillery Company of Massachusetts,
chartered in 1688, 250 men, Captain Lieutenant
Henry F. Smith; Fifth Regiment Infantry;
Second Brigade M. "V. M., Colonel Wm. A. Ban
croft Maryland 500 men. Governor E. is. Jackson
commanding, and staff.
South Carolina 350 men, Governor John P.
Richardson commanding, and staff; the Gover
nor's Guard, of Columbia, Captain Wm. Dong
lass; the Washington Light Infantry, or
Charleston, custodians of the Entaw flag. Cap
tain Gilchrist; the Butler Guards, Captain W.
A Hunt
New Hampshire 1.000 men. Governor Chas.
B. Sawyer commanding, and staff; the entire
National GuanTof the State: First Regiment,
Colonel George M. LLane; Second Regiment
Colonel Elbridee L. Capp; Third Regiment
Colonel J. N. Patterson; Company A Cavalry,
Captain ErwinH. Smith; First Battery Artil
lery, Captain Samuel 8. Piper.
Virginia 500 men. Governor Fitzbugh Lee
commanding, and staff. Separate companies
only.
New York 12,000 men. Governor David Ben
nett Hill commanding, and staff; First Brigade,
Brigadier General Louis FitzgerUd command
ing, and staff; Second Brigade, Brigadier Gen
eral James McLeed, Brooklyn, commanding;
Third Brigade, Brigadier General Amaica J.
Parker, Jr., Albany, commanding; Fourth Bri
gade, Brigadier General Peter CDoyleuffalo,
commanding.
North Carolina 150 men. Governor Bamel G.
Fowle commanding, and staff.
Rhode Island 150 men, Governor Royal C
Tft commanding, and staff.
Vermont 750 men, Governor William P. Dil
lingham commanding, and staff; First Regi
ment Colonel J. Estey; First Separate Com
pany, Captain S. Claud O'Connor: Second Com
Sany, Captain A. K. Brown: Fuller's Light
attery. Brevet Colonel Levy K. Fuller.
Kentucky 150 men. Governor Simon B.
Bnckner commanding, and staff; tbe Loul9ville
Legion, First Regiment Colonel John B. Cas
tleman commanding.
Ohio 3,500 men. Governor Joseph B. Foraker
commanding, and staff; First Regiment Infan
try, Cincinnati, Colonel Frederick W. Moore;
First Troop of Cavalry, Cleveland, Captain
George A. Garretson, ana other troops.
THE TITLE TO THE LAND IS
ABSOLUTELY FREE AND UNIN
CUMBERED, A complete .abstract of title fur
nished free to all purchasers on re
ceipt of first payment.
THE LOTS ARE 35x140 AN&
LARGER, fronting on 50-foot
street with 15-foot alley, and are
equal in value to lots selling in
other localities of the gas belt at
150. We advise taking two or
more lots to secure a good frontage.
There are 12 lots to the block.
WE OFFER TOTS AT PRICES AS
FOLLOWS: $40, $45, $50, $55,
$60, $65, $70, $75, $80 and $85
each; Meridian street lots are .$90
and $100. All without interest, and
free of taxes until deed is executed.
If any application is received
after all the lots are disposed of
the money inclosed for first pay
ment will be returned. -No atten
tion paid to inquiries unless the one
per cent for lot is inclosed.
Remember the number of lots is
limited, and "first come, first
served."
WEDNESDAY KAY
Louisiana 400, men. Governor Francis" T.
Nichols commanding, and staff.
Mississippi 600 men. Governor Robert Lowry
commanding, and staff.
Michigan 400 men. Governor C. C. Luce
commanding, and staff.
District ot Columbia 800 men. Colonel C. Ft
C. Blount commanding, and staff; Washington
Lieht Infantry and Eighth Separate Company.
Florida 200 men. Governor Francis P. Flem
ing commanding, and staff.
West' Vircinla 300 men, ex-Governor J. B.
Jackson commanding, and staff. A place was
also given In this division to Governor Seay, of
Alabama; Governor James P. Eagle, of Arkan
sas; Governor J. N. Cooper, of Colorado; Gov
ernor J. W. Fifer, of Illinois; Governor Hovey,
of Indiana;. Governor Larabee, of Iowa; Gov
ernor Burleigh, of Maine: Governor Merriam,
of Minnesota; Governor Francis, of Missouri;
Governor Thayer, of Nebraska; Governor Pen
noyerof Oregon, and Governor Hoard, of Wis
consin. The Third division consisted' of the Grand
Army of the Republic and the Loyal Legion,
and marched as follows: Commander in Chief.
William Warner and staff; Deputy Commander
in Chief. Harrison Clark, in a carriage; escort
of two delegates from each post in the State,
1,260 men; Grad Marshal, Colonel William P.
Walton, with staff of 60; Adjutant General,
Captain F. T. Goodrldge; Assistant Adjutant
General. John G. Symes; The Loyal Legion, 250
men; 45 New York City posts, 6.000 men: Brook
lyn posts, Marshal Henry W. Knl cht.4,000 men,
15 posts outside these cities, 1,000 men.
Axl the leading brands of imported
Champagnes sold by G. W. Schmidt 95
and 97 Fifth Ave., City.
La Matilde imported cigirs'from $10 to
$40 per hundred. - G. W. Schmidt,
95 and 97 Fifth Ave..
15 DOCTORS FAXJJETt
To cure Mrs. Thomas Hatton, and she suffered
on for 13 years. The aches and pains which
she experienced in almost every part of her
body was simply terrible. Those sharp, cutting
pains across the small of her back and lower
part of her body was almost unbearable. In
fact sbe Buffered with all those diseases and
conditions peculiar to women. For three
months her mind was unbalanced, and for
months sbe was confined to her bed. She be
came very weak and emaciated, so that she
only weighed 98 pounds. No one expected her
to live, mnch less get entirely cured. After
receiving three months' treatment with the
physicians of the Catarrh and Dyspepsia Insti
tute, 323 Penn avenue, who make a specialty of
her disease, she says:
"I never want any one to suffer as I have for
the past 13 years. The condition of my case
was mnch worse than has been described, and
I am only too glad to testify to my complete
cure by tbe doctors of the Catarrh and Dys
pepsia Institute.
'"MRS. THOMAS HATTON, Putnam, Pa."
Tbe above lady physician can he consulted
by ladles suffering from diseases peculiar to
their sex. The medicines used are positively
curative, and are so prepared as to allow the
patient to use tbe treatment herself. They
treat successfully Catarrh. Rheumatism. Dys
pepsia, Bronchitis, Asthma, Blood, Kidney
ana Female Diseases.
Office hours, 10 XJT. to 4 P. H., and 6 to 87.
M. Sundays, 12 to 4 P. it. Consultation- free
to alt ap26-D
LAMES
a week and you have the fineit-paUshed stove in the
worm. or saia cy au uroceo ana crave veaiers.
ap20-32-irws
KMOil U. o 5r?s;r',--s"c rail
KajSiaM a. h w 5 S ell
Pears' Soap
Fair white hands.
Bright clear complexion
Soft healthful skin.
" EEARS'-li Great English Compteiiin SDiP, Solfl EwnwHwi."
NATURAL GAS
The gas well located on lot,116 in
the Evans addition supplies about
Jf of the gas used in Portland.
Every lot holder can have a gas
well equal to that in capaoity. THE
ONLY OIL FIELD IN THE STATE
is Just west of Portland.
OR ROOM 76,
-188fr
mew ABVEwnsHMsrrav
ELEVEN If EARS A SDMRER.
Speeobleas One ?oath. Mrs. Hum
bert's Statement Oared by
One Magnetic Treatment
By Dr. Smith, at 602 Pesm Ave.
Mrs. George.Humberti who resides at tr
trollaCityin Butler county. Pa., has been
great sufferer for the past 11 years. Every part
of her body seemed to be diseased. Bhe suf
fered intense pain in the head and through her
lungs and shoulders; every joint in her body
was sore and painfulshe was depressed, weak"
and despondent; she was very nervous and
would start at the least noise and excitement
completely prostrated her; she became hoarse
and lost her voice entirely and for one month
before she applied to Dr. Smith she was un
able to speak above awhtsper. Mrs. Humbert
tried several doctors and took a large variety of
proprietary medicines, bnt to no purpose.
When sbe applied to Dr. Smith she had given
up all hope, bnt tho doctor encouraged her and
said be oould help her. Dr. Smith gave her
one magnetic treatment of not more than ten
minutes and restored her voice so she could
talk as well as ever, and at the same time cured
all tbe rest of her ailments, and she returned
to her home a well woman., This cure was per
formed without a dose of medicine; all the
doctor did was to apply his bands to tbe afflicted
parts.
Patrick Ryan has been afflicted-with rheu
matism for the past eight months, and was un
able to do any work whatever. His right arm
was so swollen and painful that he could not
rale his hand to his head. He applied to Dr.
Smith and received one magnetic treatment
and was cured perfectly. Mrs. Emma Seely
had Been a great sufferer from piles for 13
years. She applied to Dr. Smith and was per
manently cured in one week. OldMr.Judd
was thrown from his wagon and received an, in
jury to his back that made him a cripple for 11
months. He was not able to walk without
crutches. He applied to Dr. Smith and was
permanently cured by one magnetic treatment
Scores and hundreds of cures equally as in
teresting could be given if we had the time and
space. We want to say right here that the side
and afflicted will never have another oppor
tunity like the present to be made well.
Dr. Bmith cures all lorms of female com
plaints. He also treats and cures cancers in
less time and with less pain than by any
other known method.
Dr. Smith is permanently located at 603 Penn
avenue, where everybody can go from 0 A. it.
till 7 P. H. The doctor consults free and cures
after all other means fail. He treats every
form of disease known to humanity. Goto
02 Penn avenue and consult him if you wish
to get well. Letters of Inquiry must contain ,
two stamps.
ARMOUR'S
EXTRACT OF BEEF.
ARMOUR & CO., CHICAGO,
SOLE MANUFACTURERS.
This is now conceded to be the best in the
market, as witnessed by the fact that we have
just secured the DIPLOMA FOR EXCEL
LENCE at the Pure Food .Exposition, now be
ing held in Philadelphia.
CLEANLY IN MANUFACTURE,
SUPERIOR IN QUALITY,
And with the bright appetizing flavor of fresh
ly roasted beef.
REMEMBER,
ZRIIVLOTXIR'S-
AND OIL FIELD AT PORTLAND, INDIANA.
PORTLAND, INDIANA, March 1, 1888.
have made tlie survey
zn the Evans addition to the
Indiana, and hereby certify that there is not a lot in said sub
division that is not suitable for building purposes and suscep
tible of good drainage. The subdivision adjoins the corpora
tion line of the city. Meridian street, which passes thrvugh
the property, is the principal street of the city and the main
thoroughfare of the county leading into the city. Sixteenth
street is also an important highway.
C. E. ROQERS,
Ex-County Surveyor and present City Civil Engineer.
We, the .undersigned, are familiar with the above de
scribed property and indorse the foregoing statement in refer
ence thereto.
THEODORE BAILY, Mayor ofJke City. '.
P. M. HEARN, Abstractor. ' -' : ;V ?;, ' i
E. J. JifARSH, Editor "Commercial" ' '
SEBRING BROS, Grocers,
f. C. LOWRIE, Postmaster. ;. r -
H.O. WELDON, Proprietor Merchants' Hotel.
JOHNSTON
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BOSTON IDEAL OPERA CO
COMIBNOING MONDAY, MA.Y 6.
ZeUe De Lhodob'b first appearance nere as Margaerite Her
' - - .a-'w w . - rv
Chevalier Edward Scovel's first appearance. lwfM?Mt Mr, .
COJMOPXETE
GOUNOD'S
"FAUST."
MONDAY,
TUESDAY
Airs
FRIDAY,
ROSSINI'S
"Barber of Seville."
WEDNESDAY
MATINEE,
FLOTOWS
"MARTHA.'1
BEETS
'PAKMEN.'
WEDNESDAY,
THURSDAY
AND
SATURDAY
MATINEE,
LEONARD WALES'
"UON OP PERU."
First Production.
COMBINATION BILL.
Zelie De Lussan's Fare
well to America.
SATURDAY
NIGHT,
PRICES FROM
S5o to $150,
According to Location.
SALE OF SEATS
TO-MORROW MORNING.
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n. TAYLOR
AMDQ rl
i-vmi -, ir.vjvjvv-.iiirg
VASES, BISQUE,
TOILET, TEA AND DINNER SETS,
R P. WALLACE & CO.'SJ
211 Wood Street, 102 and 104TKird
BE CAREFUL
When Making Your Purchases, and by Doingji
You Will Save Money. ; -"
This can only be done by purchasing
..-! TT 1 tL V I
rcputauun. naving u, wc arc uouau ui Jtccp iu uar prices arc "ic lowest sos:i
our goods are recommended. So it will pay you well to deal with us. . . '
NOW IS YOUB TIME TO BUY,
As there Is but very little time now left before the busy season starts. Come
and make your selections. By paying a'small amount down, you know that-we V
pack the goods and store them for you
vou now have the choice of all lhe
house, and it is full of them. Hurry, now,
not be given wnen we nave oecome ousy.
Lovely New Farter Suits.
JElegant New Bedroom Suits.
Jfew Carpets. New Bugs.
Everything new, from the highest to
in our nouse pan De nougnt citner ior
CASH OR VERY
HOPPER BROS. & CO.,
307 WOOD STREET, BET. THIRD, AND FOURTH AVES.
SOLE AGENTS FOR THE "EWHIGH ARM" DAVIS SETOG ECHflK,.
JPassenser JElevator. Oj?ii Saturdays TJa'tll ao o'clock. ' -,
mhlO-WTSU '
and plat of the land comprised
city of Portland, Jay county.
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CHEVALLBR SCOTJ?
W. H. CLARK. "
W. H. MERTXNS. .
ATAIXIEXJLAllUsVS
PAULINE LAl
FRANK BAXTJ
W. H. CLARK,
t i xrronv
CLEMENT BAIWBWDOX.1
PAULINE L'ALLXMAKHi
FRANK BAXTER. - '
ATALLJE CLAIKE,
W. H. CIjARK,
j. v. auava.
h CHEVALIER SCOVJELa
w. n. Jattiita,
ATALLIE CLAIRE,
CLEMENT BAENBRIDaH
ZELIE DE LUSSAN,
ATALLIE CLAIRE,
FRANK BAXTER,
W. H. MERTENS,
T. H. CLARK,
J. a MIRON.
CLEMENT BAUrBRTDGB.1
CHORUS OF A
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AT GRAND.
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of a good, reliable firm, and we have.that ;
1 3- St f .1 t . .' jr!,lf
without I- costing you a cent. Besides tfut,'
newest and best patterns and designs' in thai
and get the attention paid you that-caa?;
"Vumr M lm.ri.i4 ITV... Y J.
iioiv ii iijijcu iicw vruDij.wrr.j
the lowest, and don't forget that anything
EASY PAYMENTS.
.:. PORTLAND .:.
Has 5,000 population. The Byaak"
addition is less than a mile; from,
the Court House, on the 'main
street, with three-fourths ofthe
population lying between it 4and
the Court House.
PORTLAND is develoM
ing quite rapidly sinceUi
discovery of Natural Gas"a
Oil in that locality. PopulS
tion is increasing and landj
advancing. A number of new 4, ,.
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factories, business blocks, and;i
over loo dwellings Jiave! bee
built within the past year.
There is every reason to be-
lieve that an investment model
now will bring to the pur-
chaser,large returns inm
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near ftUure.
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