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r?; ssvr SU5" M V tW ' THE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, w- " -- i - - - . ' ' Wih WITJISDOM felow Plentifully at the Cen tennial Inauguration Banquet FEAST OF ELOQUENCE AstWell as of Various Substantiate For the Inner Man. THE TOASTS AND EESPOKSES THERETO. Governor BUI Welcomes Hundreds of Fnra oat Men as Gurus of the State and City of Sew York A Ions List ol Rotables and tbe Sentiments to Which They Responded A President and Two Ex-Presidents Among: the Number Governors. Senators and Other PnbUc Men to Fill In the Chinks. The closing number on the programme of tbe Centennial celebration of the inaugura tion of General Washington as the first President of the United States was a mag nificent banquet of 808 covers. Many men ot national reputation and importance were present, and responded to the toasts to which they were assigned. ISrXCIAX. TELEGKAU TO TBI DISrATCB.1 Kett York, April 30. If Monday night beheld the greatest ball of the century, the banquet to-night was away ahead of the ball. It was a spectacle from the very start, and the picturesque scene took on new changes at every step. In the first place, there were seats for 80S feasters, including the particularly favored ones at the Presi dent's table, presided over by Mayor Grant not, it will be remembered, without a 'modest display of the steady-going young Mayor's self-assertion. There were about 100 absent ones, tired out and indifferent to any further official or quasi-official efforts to glorify the great day when Washington be gan to make things hum lor us. Can anybody who reads The Dispatch to-morrow morning recall an event in mod ern times when over 700, most of them men whose names are familiar to a nation of 60, 000,000, have sat down together? There is more meant in this query than at first ap pears. With all consideration to the great number at the 26 tables in the Metropolitan Opera House to-night, can any of The Dis patch's friends recall an event where SO MA2TY INTERESTS TVEBE TOEGOTTEN for the moment? Where so many widely diversified and inexplicable characteristics were blended in calm contemplation of salads and fizz? Where dogmas diametri cally opposite from the first to the last letter were momentarily set aside for the consid eration of foies gras? Where every com plexion of politics, and where every social difference were stilled, and where every neighbor, President, Senator, Congressman, Mayor, banker, merchant, scholar, chimed in with free and uniform harmony. These were some ci tbe interesting and suggestive things to be seen at the great feast to-night, and it was the result of the desire to make the event memorable and Tioaorable to the great man who sleeps at ML Vernon. It was about the nearest ap proach to the millennium that one hears of nowadays. It started at the very door of the Opera House an hour before 7 o'clock, the time set for the dinner. Where on the night before there was a string of carriages, from the door down Broadway and Sixth avenue to Twenty-eighth street, there was to-night a string of representative men, all waiting to get their hats checked. TBTIJfG TO BE IN TIME. It was not yet dusk, and the great parade was only then drawing to a close. Presi dent Harrison and Vice President Morton and Mayor Grant and Governor Hill had not begun to think of putting on their dress suits, and yet here was a great line of bank ers and merchants waiting, patiently or otherwise, for all the world like the gamins at a Bowery theater on Saturday night, to be accommodated. The men in the line were r ..t accustomed to await any subordinates convenience, but they did this with only tbe casual gmmbling of men used tobaving their nod and wink re garded. Tbe line increased as dusk closed in, and a view of tbe procession walking close up almost at lock-step was not by any means tbe least interesting bit of incident in tbe great event. Then tbe carriages of tbe more fastidious began to roll up. There were scores of men in tbe line who own dappled grays to draw them, .but there is nothing so wearisome to tbe rich man as to sit in bis carriage as it creeps lazily toward the entrance on opera night or to tbe swell society events where the unwritten law commands that homage from him. Tbe men in the line-were much happier, therefore, for the novel experience. ' f, LATE I1T GETTING ETABTED. It was now after 7 o'clock, and there was every indication that dinner would be late in Getting started. A few hundred waiters stood around or wandered through the velvet car peted corridors, and the early millenialties noticed that the floral decorations at the ball tbe night before were beginning to go the way of all the earth. Tbe beautiful hydrangeas were all abloom, and the bunting was as bright and variegated as fast dye could make it, but the foliage and shrubs gave indications of tbe effect of tbe glare and blaze of light the night before. There were evidences that some of them bad been freshened, and the unwholesome indications of departed splendor were checked by tbe great banks of new flow ers strewn about most generously on the 28 long and winding tables. There were banks of tulips of every bne that light can form, ascen sion lilies whose entrancing perf nme asserted itsell .almost equally with that or thehuge vases of red and white roses. ew fields of hyd rangeas and daisies mingled with mignonette and violets and lilies of tbe valley, and one great vase of trailing arbutas were on tbe other tables. BEADY FOB THE TTOBD TO BEGIN. At about 8 o'clock most of those who were to be there bad arrived. Lander's Band was in tbe uppermost balcony, ready to turn on the meloay, and the guests roamed through the " corridors and viewed tbe beautiful floral dis play on tbe table. Tbe folks who went to see and not to eat began to fill tbe balconies. .At a few minutes after 8 it was known in the main corridor tbat the Presidents! party was at the door, and Edmund C. Stanton, who succeeded Ward McAllister, was at the carriage door at almost tbe same instant. Mayor Grant, Hamilton Fish, Elbridge T. Gerry. Clarence W. Bowen and Stuwesant Fish. Chairman of the Entertainment Commit tee, were Quickly in their places, ready to wel come the chief guest of tbe evening-. Mayor - Onant took tbe President under his winir. Mr. Gerry did tbe same for Governor Hill, Mr. Bowen walked-in with Vice President Morton, and Stuyvesant Fish corralled Chief Justice Fuller. . 'There was no further delay. WithtBeMayor and the President leading the way, the little -procession moved to their places at tbe big ob long table in tbe oenter of the greatest dining room that tbe averace citizen has ever seen. The members of tbe Cabinet were ready to fol Jow. and tbe other 700 were soon in their places. All remained standing while Bishop Potter said grace, and then tbe feast began. IN FOB MH.K AND SONET. There were plenty of evidences jn the ar rangement of tbe guests that a milk and honey tlmowas desired. Speaker Cole and Sunset? Cox were apparently two of the wearied -ones, as they were not In the!r?laces at tbe Presi dent's table, to the Hdn.ChaunceyM.Depew was Invited to sit on the left of ex-President Cleveland, while Mr. Hiscock cat on bis right Mr. Cleveland thus had lor next-seat-seichbors the Adonis Senator and the. elo quent orator who con tribu ted their snare toward ws aeieat last jail, nut tne wree cnaitea away as if it bad been only a game of mumblery iauDU , jwyara, looses, serosa we , fe-f rfVr table and saw James Russell Lowell, President Arthur's Minister to England, and further along was a table which ex-Mayor Grace christened tbe "Dead Duck Table." He called attention to the fact that Edward Cooper, sit ting beside him, was an "Ex." and so was Judge Robertson, the Bismarck of West Chester, for Urn matter, but the Judge had recovered himself, and was now a State Sena tor. Other men, who once held office, at this table were Seth Low, J. Hampden Robb, John Jay Knox, once Controller of tbe Currency, and Allen Campbell and Edward V.Loew, both or whom bad been City Controller.' J. Edward Simmons and Leicester Holme had a good time chatting about the affairs of the Manhattan Club, and Frederick R. Cour dert heard all abont tbe sea from Captain Er ben, "an old seadog of 40 years ago," as tbe mellifluous orator remarked, just as Dr. Depew. either tired of being at the august table or satisfied, came up and received Mr. Courdert's flattering congratulations for bis sub-Treasury speech. ALL IN EXCELLENT SPIRITS. Edward Everett Hale, the first boatswain; John H. Inman, the cotton man, and William Steinway and R. T. Wilson, the banker, were cheerful, and Carl Scbnrz and Edward Pierre ponttalked International law together. Colonel Burt, tbe neighbor of Ellis H. Roberts, was getting solid with tbe new adminis tration, and the Hon. Thomas C. Piatt smiled and nodded to Lloyd S. Bryce, one of tbe Congressmen that the Tioea man helped defeat last fall. Governor Dillingham, the youngest Governor, told Brayton Ives and J. Seaver Page all about Vermont maple sugar. Warner Miller and Col. Shepherd talked over the situation at a table far removed from the President. Archbishop Corrlgau laughed and joked with Frederick S.Talmadge andGovernor Fltzhngh Lee was cheerful to President Dwight, of Yale. Rabbi Gottheil and Secre tary Tracy talked on almost every subject, and the navy particularly, and Senator Cantor and General Hnsted were pleasant to each other. Bloat Fassett sat beside Governor Hill's private secretary. Mr. Rice, and did not anarreL and tbe same line of beneflcient Conduct was noticed on all sides. At 9 o'clock the boxes began to fill up and the scene was about as brilliant as any m toe long line of pageants In the building. A few minutes after 9 o'clock the trumpeters sounded the bugles and all the guests arose. They seemed to know that Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. Morton were to enter the President's boxwben the clarion notes were heard. Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. Morton bowed low to the great gath er ii;j nuu tueii me menu was resumea. Tbe President's party stood back of their chairs with bowed heads while Bishop Potter made the opening prayer of grace, and the dinner was begun at a signal from the banquet director. It was announced that Secretary of State Blaine was unable to be present, and President Harrison's address, which was at the end of the list, was scheduled to replace Sec retary Blaine's, which was half way down the toat list. At the conclusion of the invocation Mayor Grant rose and read the list of toasts. Gover nor mil was introduced as tbe first speaker, and he rose and welcomed the guests in these words: THE TVELCOME OF GOVERNOR HILL. Fellow Countbtmsn As tbe Governor of the State within whose borders were heard the acclaims which greeted the first President's oath of allegiance to tbe Constitution, I extend a welcome to all bere assembled. Welcome to yon, President Harrison, latest of tbe line of those distinguished men who have given the same guarantee of obedience to the charter of our liberties and faithfulness to the rights of the people. Welcome to your honored Cab inet and to those chosen representatives of all the sister States, whose presence- bere speaks anew the grandeur and greatness of our United States. Welcome to all in author itylegislative, execbtive or judicial, civil and military who, in their station, with honor and justice, are daily serv ing our common country. Welcome to all the ambassadors of other nations who participate with us in these festivities. Welcome, strong and brave men, sons of fatherswho yielded life, who sacrificed fortune, who endured severest privation, that we micht rejoice in liberty. Welcome, fair and true women, dauebters of mothers who gave patriotic encouragement in days of darkest distress; who willingly devoted themselves to suffering that the infsnt Repub lic might be sustained. Welcome those from whatever clime who have become part of our people, and who have contributed their share in maintaining the purposes and increasing the glory of our commonwealth. Weleomo to all citizens, strangers, friends. Our display upon tbe ample waters of this harbor; our parades in tbe broad streets of this city: our rejoicings in this banqueting hall,' commemorate not only the fame of a great prince among men; not only the victories of a great captain among warriors; not only the deeds of a great statesman among patriots. These exultant sights and triumphant sounds commemorate such FAME AND VIPTOBIES and deeds, but they commemorate more. They commemorate the nativity ot a heaven-bom republic among the nations of the earth. These religions ceremonies, these arches of triumph, these banners unfurled, these treasures of art, these songs of praise, these pageants of industry, these scenes of rejoicing, In which we of this generation have now a part, all celebrate the giving and tbe taking of a solemn pledge to uphold the liberty proclaimed. Tbe heroes of the Ameri can revolution are now departed. That age of 5 re-eminent creative genius has passed away, ut the country which their valor, statesman ship and patriotism saved and established still proudly exists, enioying the blessings of civil and religious liberty, augmenting in popula tion, increasing in resources, strengthening in power. It is a prosperous, happy, indivisible Union. Its contented people are reaping tbe advantages of laws made by themselves, well and honestly administered. Tbe sentiments of every true American are expressed in the hope that faction may not de stroy, that pride may not Injure, that corrup tion may not undermine and that sectionalism may not divide this fair Republic but that its borders may still further be extended, its com merce may float upon every sea, the stars upon its flag may be trebled, its free institutions may live On and flourish and its liberty loving peo ple may continue to work out the problem ot self-government so long as freedom itself ex ists, and until time shall be no more. Keep. God, the fairest, noblest land that lies be neath tbe sun Our country -whole country, and our country ever one. Following Governor Hill's welcome ex-President Cleveland was introduced and responded to the toast, "Our People." speaking thus: OUB PEOPLE. The mention of a people may well suggest sober and impressive reflections. The subject was not beneath the divine thought, when the promise was given to the children of Israel, "I will take you to me for a people, or I will be to you a God." This idea of divine relationship to a people is also recognized in the fervent ut terance, "Yea, happy Is that people whose God is tbe Lord." Wherever human government has been ad ministered in tyranny, in despotism, or in op pression, there baa been found among tbe gov erned, a yearning for a freer condition and tbe assertion of American nobility. These are bnt tbe faltering steps of human nature in the di rection of tbe freedom which is its birthright; and tbev presage tbe struggle of men to be come a free people and thus reach the plane of their highest and best aspirations. In this re lation and In their cry for freedom, it may be truly said the voice of the people is the voice of God. Our churches, our schools and universities, and our benevolent institutions, which beautify every town and hamlet and look out from every hillside, testify to the value our people place upon religious teaching, upon advanced education and upon deeds of charity. That our people are still jealous ol their individual rights and freedom is proved by the fact that no one in place or power has dared openly to assail them. The enthusiasm -which marks the celebration of the Centennial of the inaugura tion ot tneir nrst uniei .magistrate snows the popular appreciation of tbe value of the office wbicb. In oar plan of government, stands above all others for the sovereignty of the peo ple and is the respository of their trust. Surely such a people can be safely trusted with their free Government, and there need to be no fear that they have lost tbe qualities which fit them to be its custodians. If they should wander they will return to duty in good Jlme. It they should be misled they will dis cover the true landmark none too late for safety, and it tneysnouiu even be corrupted they will Speedily be found seeking with peace onerings tneir counirys noiy aitar. This Centennial time, which stirs our pride by leading us to tbe contemplation of our tre mendous strides In wealth and greatness; also recalls to our minds tbe virtues and the unsel fish devotion to principle ot those who saw the first days of the republic Let there now be a revival of our love for tbe principles which our country represents: let there be at this time a new consecration to the cause of man's free dom and equality, and a quickened sense ot tbe solemn responsibility assumed before the world by everv man who it ears the badge of "Our People;" Tbe future beckons us on. Let us follow with an exalted and ennobling love of country, and with undaunted courage. Though clouds may some tunes darken the heavens, tbey shall be dispelled; and we shall see tbe bow of God's promise set clearly in the sky, and sbair-read beneath it. blazing in radiant characters, tbe words: "Our People" Mr. Cleveland was warml v n-eeteri. anil ru way to Governor FItzhugb Lee of Virginia, whose response to tbo toast, 'The States," was as xoiiows: THE STATES. The inauguration of George Washington at the first President of the United States, Is the event in American history we are celebrating to-night. It so happens that I am at present .the Governor of the State In which be was I 1toiiriTd)afaBCTrrfetelAta,ilew quietly and calmly that no sound will ever awake him to glory again. Owing to that cir cumstance, and from no merit ot mine, 1 feel I have been honored bythereqnestto make a response to the toast just read. Virginia, in giving this illustrious patriot to the whole coun try, recognizes the fact that though one State may contain tbe locality of his birth, and the place of his burial, no one State can bound bis boundless fame, but that on tbe wings of re nown his glory has" been wafted to all parts of the known world, and now each State in tbe American Union is equally interested In all that pertains to the hero'a life, services and ch fl.T'Af'fti The national crown. ' which binds the brows of the States, is indeed brilliant with the mili tary and civic deeds of his splendid career; for "called by his country to the defense of her liberties, he trlnmphantly vindicated tbe rights of humanity, and on the pillars of national in dependence laid the foundation of a great re public" Twice Invested with the supreme magistracy by the unanimous -voice of a free people, he surpassed in the Cabinet the glories of the field, and voluntarily resigning scepter and sworid, retired to the shades of Mount Vernon. ' The Republic of to-day should be the Repub lic of tbe fathers tbe United States of 18S9, under our present distinguithed chief magis trate, will then be the United States of 1811 and 1789, when the scepter of power was In the bands of a William Henry Harrison and a George Washington. May it so continue, and may the contest hereafter between the States be, for tbe promotion of commerce and civilization, the progress of agricul tural and manufacturing wealth, and tbe de velopments of the arts and sciences, while each State is laboring at tbe same time to promote tbe common glory of tbe United States. Then may we hear the harmonious invocations from 42 hearts, ascending to our fathers' God, sweeping into the heavens and rising above the sum, that State shall not lift up sword against State, neither shall they know war any more, and the reign of peace, union and fra ternity shall be as lasting as tbe homeot the stars as eternal as the foundations of the everlasting hills and in your harbor here, may "Liberty enlighteningthe world" join the swell ing anthem, and proclaim to her subjects everywhere that the problem of free, popular and Constitutional government has been solved upon the American Continent. When applause bad subsided Chief Justice Fuller was called to speak to "The Federal Constitution." He said: OUR FEDERAL CONSTITUTION. The consummation of all former political wis dom: the trust of the present; tbe culde of all nations. ueorge jjancroiu It was indeed a consummation, tbo result not simply of the particular exigency, but of that gradual growth which, having its root in the past, develops into the product that endures. The men of convention knew that tbe realiza tion of ideals is the work of time, and whatever speculative views of government or of freedom they entertained, they did not attempt to carry them in expression to their logical conclusions. They had confidence that tbe general princi ples tbey accepted as fundamental beinc de clared, might safely be relied on to work out tbe practical ends desired. To Washington's prophetic eye the glories of the future had long been unveiled, dependent or realization upon tbe success of statesman ship in the work of construction, entered on at nis suggestion, ana carnea to compieuou un der his direction. His full anticipations he was not called on to disclose. Tbe equal steadfast tenor of bis mind was exemplified in his well known exclamation: "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and bonest can repair; the event is In tbe band of God." Under such guidance, in that temper, with that reliance, the work went forward 'to its culmination in this masterpiece ot political science. The great English statesman de clared it "the most. wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man," but in its main features it is much pro ceeded "from progressive history" as any gov ernmental organism mankind has ever seen. Well may the venerable historian, whose years nearly equal the life of the nation, deire the Constitution as not only the consummation of political wisdom in the past, but trust of the present: and well may we hope with him that coming nations will avail themselves of the teaching that its century of successful opera tion affords, as well, we trust, succeeding cen turies of progress, and in tbe recognition of man's capacity to observe self-imposed limita tions, accelerate the time when the whole world shall be wrapped in the peace of one do minion. After tbe Chief Justice's address, President Harrison was introduced. As tbe Chief Ex ecutive arose to speak, be appeared tired out and even paler than usual. He stood with his bands on the back of bis cbalr and spoke clearly and distinctly. He spoke to "The United States ot America" as follows: THE 'ONITED STATES OF AMERICA. I should be unjust to myself, and what is more serious, I should be unjust to you, if I did not take this first and last opportunity to ex press to you the deep sense of obligation and thankfulness which I feel for these many Eersonal and official courtesies which have een extended to me since I came to take part in this great celebration. The occasion and all its incidents will be memora ble not only in the history of your own State, but in the history of our country. New York did not succeed in retain, ing the seat of National Government bere, though she made liberal provision for tbe as sembling of tbe first Congress, in the expecta tion that the congress mignt nnu its perma nent home here. But though youlost that which you coveted I think the representatives here of all the States will agree that it was fortunate that tbe first inauguration of Wash ington took place in this State and in the city of New York, for where in our country could the Centennial ot the event have been so worthily celebrated as here? What seaport offered so magnificent an opportunity upon which to display our nival and merchant marine. What city offered thoroughfares so magnificent or a population so great and so generous as New York has poured out to-day to celebrate that event. I have received at the hands of the committee who have been charged with the detail, onerous, exacting, and too often unthankful, of this demonstration, an evidence of this confidence in my physical endurance. Laughter and ap plause. Soon after his response the President, who was exceedingly weary, quietly retired from the banquet haU and sought rest. The next toast was "Tbe Senate," to which Hon. John W. Daniel responded by giving a sketch of the structure and snlrit of the Senate. Following Senator Daniel was tbe response by ex-President Hayes to "The Presidency," as follows: THE PBESIDENCY. In this city, in 1839, on the fiftieth annlver. sary of the inaugaration ef Washington as President, John Qulncy Adams delivere'd a memorable discourse. In it be set forth what he deemed the true principles of the Constitu tion on the then unsettled question of the relation between the States and the General Government. With a fullness of information which perhaps no other man could marshal, and with a faultless logic he showed that the Declaration of-Independence, in terms and in fact, was the act of a single people dwelling in 13 colonies, but wbo, united together out of a decent respect to tbe opinions of mankind, de clared the causes which impelled them as "one people to dissolve the political bands which had connected them with another." Experience has shown that in ordinarvtimes the executive power is of no greater import ance perhaps it is less vital than the legisla tive or judicial power. Indeed so happily con stituted is tbe Presidency that we must say of each of tbe 26 Presidental elections under tbe Constitution that either candidate might have been elected and tbe good citizen wbose parti san feeling was strong and whose disappoint ment was bitterest could repose on his pillow consoled by the reflection, although my party is beaten my country Is safe. By their administration of the Presidency, Wash ington and Lincoln made the great office, and the century whose completion we now cele brate, forever illustrious. Mr. Hayes gave way to Senator Evarts, who spoke to "The Judiciary," and was followed by General William T. Sherman.' who was cheered when he rose to speak to "The Army and the Navy," which he did thus: THE ABMT AND THE NAVY. One hundred years ago, in this goodly city of New York, our first President, General George Washington, took his solemn oath, "to the best of his ability to preserve, protect and de fend the Constitution of the United States," and thereby became commander in chief of tbe army and navy, and 'of the militia, when called into service. Seventy-two years after, his most worthy successor, Abraham Lincoln, took tbe same identical oath, and, addressing bis dissatisfied countrymen from the portico of the Capitol in Washington, reminded them that tbey had no oath registered in heaven to 'destroy the Government, while be had 'the most solemn one 'to preserve, protect and de fend It. In like manner, the army and navy have their oath registered in heaven to sup port and defend the Constitutlou. to obey the President and all appointed over them, for they are tbe very instruments provided by the Constitution to enable bim to protect and de fend it whenever force is necessary; and no government on earth has yet Seen devised when, at times, force has not been necessary. On such an occasion as this, you, the citizens of America, have a perf ect rigbt to inqulro.of jour knightly servants, have you been true and faithful to your oaths durinc the past-century? Making due allowance for tbe usual in firmities of human nature, I answer emphati cally, yes! Fortunately, we are not compelled to look back Into Grecian; Roman or European 'history for Illustration. Washington himself was the best type of the citizen soldier this world has yet produced. As a boy, a surveyor of land; as an AIDE XO OENEBAL BRADDOCK, and an explorer as far west as was then ahflwaeedaoated in tie,betieiiMe school of a soldier. He read much be tnougnc more, always shared the labors and dangers of his command, sympathized with them in their distresses and wrongs, and during the War of Independence aud after, was always their ad vocate with Congress and the people. Apart from his public history.he has left an extensive correspondence, which has been faithfully pre served by J parks, which contains a mass of knowledge which every American yonth should study, and even members of Congress might consult with profit. . SteeL steam, electricity and nitro glycerine have revolutionized the navies of the worlay have banished from the high seas the majestic lme-or-battle ship, the handsome fnej"?.0"? speedy sloop, andinthelrsteadhavesubstituted monitors and steelclad?, real monsters, oitne most uncouth patterns, so that "t"0" and Collingwood, John Paul Jones and Stewart recalled to earth they would find themselves strangers on their own decks. The world will go ahead, and I have abundant faith that the heroic youth of our navy will keep well abreast in these modern inventions, and, should tbe oc casion arise, tbey, too. will prove equal to it. as tbey have ever done in the past. Therefore, let me conclude with what I might have begun and finished with: The Army and Navy forever. Three cheers for the red, white and blue." "Our Schools and Colleges" was the next toast, to which Harvard's President, Charles W. Eliot, responded in part, as follows: OUB SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES. That brief phrase the schools and colleges of the United States is a formal and familiar one; but what imaginations can grasp the in finitude, affections, powers and wills which It really comprises? Not the liveliest and most far-reaching. In all that multitude every little heart bounds and every eye shines at the name of Washington. They all, of whatever race, have learned that he was the brave and stead fast soldier, tbe wise statesman and the patri otic ruler, who made their country free, strong and just. They all know his figure, dress and feature, and if asked to name their country's hero, every voice would answer Washington. They see him ultimately victorious in war and successful in peace, but only through much adversity and over many obstacles. Next picture to yourselves the 60.000 students in colleges and universities selected youth of keen intelligence, wide reading and high ambl. tlon. They are able to- compare Washington with the greatest men of other times and coun tries and to appreciate the unique quality of his renown. Tbey recognize in him a simple, stainless and robust character, which served with dazzling success the precious cause of human progress through liberty, and so stands like the sunlit peak of. the Matterhorn, un matched in all tbe world. It is through the schools and colleges and the national literature that the heroes of any peo ple win lasting renown; and It Is through these same agencies that a nation is moulded into the likeness of its heroes. What an Influence is Washington, and will. be. One mind and will transfused by sympathetic instruction into millions; one character a standard for millions; one life a pattern for all public men, teaching what greatness is and what the pathway to un dying fame. Hon. James Russell Lowell had "Our Litera ture," which be treated In these words: OUB LITERATURE. I am to speak for literature, and of our own as forming now a recognized part of IK I think this a commemoration in which it is peculiarly fitting that literature should take part, lor we are celebrating to-day onr true birthday as a nation, the day when our con sciousness of wider Interests and larger possi bilities began. All that went before was birth throes. Tbe day also recalls us to a sense of something to which we are too indifferent. I mean that historic continuity which, as a factor in molding national individuality, is not only powerful in itself but cumulative in its operation. Without the stimulanco of a national con sciousness no literature could have come Into being, under the conditions in which we then were, that was not parasitic and dependent. Without tbe continuity which slowly incorpor ates that consciousness In the general life and thought, no literature could have acquired strength to detach itself and begin a life of its own. Tbe literature of a people should be the rec ord of its joys and sorrows, its aspirations and its shortcomings, its wisdom and its folly. We cannot say our own as yet sufllces us, bnt 1 believe that be who stands a hundred years hence where I am standing now, conscious that be speaks to the most powerful and prosperous community over devised and developed "by man. will speak of our literature with the as surance of one who beholds what we hope for, become a reality and a possession forever. Thus 12 toasts were spoken to. and the hour was late when the most notable banquet of these times had ended. ONE .DAI MORE OF IT. A Peep Into the Second Century to be Token This Evening. UE-W Yobk, April 30. The Centennial celebration of Washington's inauguration will be continued in the Metropolitan Opera House on the evening of Jlay 1, under tbe auspices of the National Provident Union, and will shape itself particularly to celebrate the birth of the second century of tbe Constitutional Government of the United States. The presiding officer will be Hon. William Warner, Uuited States Congressman from Kansas City, Mo., and Commander-in-Chief of tbe Qrand Army of the Republic The orators will be Hon John W. Daniel, United States Senator from Virginia, and Hon. Shelby M. Collom, United States Senator from Illinois. A BH0ET-W0RD SERMON. Easy Enough to Say What Ton Menn With- ont Using Polysyllnblos. Detroit Free Press.l Does the man say that he can not write a book or an article with little words? Then he is very wrong. If he knew how many little words there are in the speech of this land he would not say that he cannot find those small words. And it may be said that these small words have more force than the big words, because the soul of the tongue, or it would be more fit to say speech, is to be found in the short words more thau in the long. In this all the men who write on words think as one. They feel that the very life of the thing is shown in the short word. There is no long word that will take the place of buzz,, sonr, roar, splash, acid, scrape, sough, whiz, bang, rough, smooth, keen, blunt, thin. Each of these words is like the thing which it sets forth, and so if is more strong ana Helps the brain in its work. If one were to try to put a long word in the place of the short one in this sense he would have to write more than one word to reach the same idea. Short words do not drain the strength of the mind. They leave it free to work in other ways. The mind is not able to cope with the thought and the ' mode of speech at the same time. Hence. when we try to use our mind on two themes we find that it loses much of its force. But the chief beauty ot the short word, put side by side with the long word, is that the short word is known by every one that can read. The long word is not known. Only those who study can know the long words. If the man who writes does his fuU duty to the people who read, he will write for the great mass of the people. The man who writes a book,or who writes for any kind of work or any kind of print, should feel that he teaches as well as writes. He should feel that he writes to pnt ideas into the minds of all. How can the mass of the people get these ideas in shape so that they can feel their full sense if they can not know them? The idea is not worth the thought. They can not do it. Again, long words are weak. Shert words are strong. There are some places where a long word shows the idea more than the short one. I will pite to prove this any place where one seeks to show a large thought In that case a long word is much more fit than a short word. To show by the nse of a- long and a short word: "Stupendous" brings to the mind a more lull idea of the thing nstv." But in most cases it is wiser to use the short word than tbe long. If the reader will take the trouble to count the words in the foregoing short essay he will find that they number 519. There is not among them, excepting the three quoted word? introduced as illustrations, a wdrd of more than two syllables. There-, is no orna mentation abont the essay, but it cannot be denied that it is terse and vigorous. That should be tbe end sought by every writer. Nothing to a Name. Richmond State.! What a mockery of a.name is this: County Court of Culpeper has iustref to grant a liee&w to Sell liqaor ;at Br BCftUOJU-i WEDNESDAY, VMA.Y 1, KILLED IN A CROWD. Runaway Horses Cause a Panic at" the Chicago Celebration. -A SCORE OP PERSONS INJuRED, Many of Whom Will Die, and Several Boys Fatally Burned. COMMOTION CAUSED BT A BED FLAG. It Was Promptly Fulled Down and Its Owner Bexrly Hoisted Instead. Chicago's Centennial celebration was marred by a number of accidents. Per sons were trampled by horses and the crowds, bnrned by fireworks and suffocated by gas. A red Safe created a wild commo tion. The Anarchist who raised it narrowly escaped lynching. ISriCtAI. TELEOILUI TO TUX DISPATCH.! Chicago, April 30. During the pyro technic display at the Lake front to-night, two unmanageable horses plunged into the great crowd in Michigan boulevard. A terrible panic ensued. Men, women and children, who had been packed together for nw. an liAtii- mflhpd in everv direction. Many were knocked down andi trampled upon. Uthers were crusnea oy the horses. Miss Kittie Conway, Mrs. George F. Farrer, Mrs. F. E. Brady and Miss Jennie Crowley were probably fatally hurt They were trampled upon and thrown into convulsions. Sevoral other victims were carried away to their homes. Others were borne to the hotels and stores in the neighborhood. So far as can be learned 15 persons, nearly all women", were injured. Four of these it is thought will die. A few mo ments after the panic on the boulevard a set piece of pyrotechnics toppled over while ablaze and burned five boys, all of whom are now at the county hospital. David Grant is probably fatally injured. The rest will recover. A woman whose name is unknown was also fatally burned. The rushing of the ambulances and pa trol wagons created another panic in the great crowd, which numbered 25,000 per sonsj but there were no additional accidents. A big park policeman checked the boule vard panic by throwing one of the horses upon his haunches and holding him there until assistance came. Several chil dren who were swept away from their pa rents are now at the police stations. NO EED FLAGS WANTED. A Cbicnco Anarchist Hu a Narrow Escnpe Prom Lynching The Sanguinary Em. blem Promptly Cat Down A Chapter of Accidents. rSFECIAL TELIar.AM TO TUX DISPATCH. 1 Chicago, April 30. Chicago never had such a celebration as it has enjoyed to-day. It is estimated that 00,000 people were in the streets, that 75,000 were present at the meetings, and 100,000 children at tended the exercises in the schools. An Anarchist caused some trouble early in the day by hoisting a red umbrella and a red Hag from his bnilding near the Haymarket square. A howling crowd gathered about the place. Inside the building was M. W. Doty, a machinist. He had a club and an ax. He threatened io kill anybody that entered the place. A fireman climbed npon the roof and with a pike knocked dawn the scarlet umbrella and the rag. Doty came out npon the street in a rage. The crowd closed in on him and knocked him down. George Ferguson, a molder, kicked him in the stomach. Then the mob tried to lynoh Doty, but he broke away and hid in a sa loon, where he remained all day. Later in the day during the parade of the Zouaves of the Church ot the Holy Name, H. Eatzell ran over a little boy and then drove away at a furious speed. A crowd followed him and pulled him out of the buggy and stoned him. He was finally saved by a squad of policemen. A sneak thief who had taken $il from a Mrs. Thom son, of Peoria, at the lake front, was out down by a hussar, who swung his saber just as tbe thief was running away. The wounded man will not die. Two men, who came from Abingdon to see the celebration here to-day, blew out the gas in their bedroom last night and were found dead this morning. The patrol wagon that took the bodies to the morgue was decorated with flags. NOT A SUCCESSFUL JAIL. The Prisoners Leave Whenever tbe Notion Strikes Them That War. y rSFECUt TELEOEAM TO THE DISPATCH.l TJniontown, Pa., April 30. The old asylnm at the Conuty Home, which has been fixed up as a temporary jail, is not a suc cess. Two prisoners broke out a we,efc ago and six more last night. Mary Biley, one of the prisoners, took off tbe lock on the door that divided the wards and let the men into the women's department, from which only a door bolted on the inside kept them from the jail yard, and they were soon all gone. Many more could have gone, as no watch man was about, but they did not care to. A RAILROAD BRAEEMAN ARRESTED Upon a Charge of Appropriating Freight to tbe Amount of 31,000. Yotjngstow'N, April, 30. Detective McNabb, of the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio Eailroad, to-day arrested Prank Pnlly, at Mantua, on a charge of breaking into freight cars and stealing $1,000 worth of goods. Fully was formerly a brakeman in the employ of tbe company. Upon searching his honse a large amount of the stolen property was found. Lumber's Fntnl Fnll on Children. Coroner McDowell was notified last night that a 4-year-old girl named Chapman had been killed in a lumber yard in McKces port yesterdav by a pile of lumber falling on her. Her little brother, who was with her at the time, had both legs broken. An inquest will be held to-day. Another Stonnment Dedication. The Association of the One Hundred and Thirty-ninth Hegiment, Pennsylvania Vol unteers, met at the Mayor's office last night and appointed committees to make arrange ments for the dedication of the monument of the regiment. at Gettysburg on May 21 and 22. That Ticket Agent's Suicide. Coroner Heber McDowell held an inquest last evening on the body of John P. Shafer, the'P. R. R. ticket agent who shot himself Monday night. A verdict of suicide while laboring under a temporary aberration of mind was returned by the jury. No Qnornm on Such-a Day. The Humane Society did not hold a meeting yesterday on account of the Cen tennial ceremonies. The society will meet to-day. Sateens 10 yards for $1; 200' pieces American sateens, desirable pattcrns,choice colorings; regular 12)4c qunlity. iwtsu.. Huotjs & Hacke. Donblo Baby. Carriages For twins, either parasol or canopy tops: also full line of single carriages; warranted perfect'mannfactnre, at Laner'a Toy House, 620 .Liberty st. 60 bemnants or table linen fromlKto 3Jf yards jn length, bleached, half bleached 'ana turkey red. greatly reaueed to dose. "TKWrSR ' , Huotjs &;&acks. 1889J a bishop's bomb. HURemnrkable Speech at a South CareHna- Centennlal CelehratloaOne Idea of the Difference Between Washington and HarrUon-'How to be Thankful. ISMCIAL TXLIORAil TO TBI DISFATCH.l Chableston, S. C, April 30. Centen nial Day was observed here by a generous display of bunting and a general supension of business. Religious services were held in all the Catholic churches; and in two of the Episcopal churches. A decided sensa tion was caused by a sermon delivered at St. Philips', the oldest Episcopal church in the city, by Bishop Howe, in which he used the following remarkable language: I presume my friends know we are here to day in obedience to that first lesson which as churchmen we learned in our catechism: "To honor and obey the civil authority." A cen tury ago, after his Inauguration, General Washington walked down to join in prayer and bear tbe To Denm sung at St. Paul's Church, New York. Washington was elected Pres ident, and was first in tbe hearts of countrymen, and all bailed his accession to his high office with joy and thanksgiving. How different the aspect of thines to-day. If I can believe what I have read in the dally papers, without meaning any disrespect to tbe present incumbent. President Harrison, he is the choice of a party and not of the people. Washington was chosen with one consent. I cannot bnt tbink but that tbe present incumbent has been chosen by the power of money. Tbe Bible tells us to be thankful in all things, not for all things. St. Paul and Silas sung praijes to God in the prison at mid night, scourged and with their feet set in tbe stocks. Paul and Silas did not thank: God for stocks and for the scourges, but they thanked Gotf in and under the stocks. So our thanks giving must be put on a minor key when we re member the late war and what we have passed through. I remember while preaching in this pnlpit at hearing a shell exploding in the neighboring street. Tbat war has left us a legacy, one of tbe greatest problems any nation of this world ever bad to solve. Hence I repeat though we must be thankful under all things, our thank fulness must be again on that minor key. Circumstances! or as it is phrased gen erally, onr environment, expresses the will of God and we bow to His decision. We thank Him'for the preservation of life and Sroperty, and while tbe love of country may. ave become dimmed in our hearts, we pray that it may arise in the hearts of our children. To be without love of country is next to being wltho uttbeloveofGod. May He enable ' our children and our children's children to meet the grave future that is before them. Bishop Howe is a-native of Vermont. He came South early in life, and has been Bishop of his diocese for 12 years. He has been fighting for the rights of the . colored J men in the Diocesan Convention for ten years, and it was his ruling in the conven tion, of 1886 thafcaused the secession of many of the parishes. The sermon has caused much excitement here. IDENTIFYING THE BODIES. One Store Victim Discovered at(the Scene ot the Hnmllton Wreck. Hamilton, Ont., April 30. While workmen were engaged to-night in remov ing debris at the scene of the recent railway wreck, another body was found, swell ing the number of killed to 20. Five of the city physicians who made close examinations of the remains of thennidentified, have come to the conclusion that among the burned were seven women and children. Five of the bodies are so badly burned 'that it is impossible to tell the sex or age. George Grum mett, of" Chicago, has identified one of the bodies fonnd as that of his wife. Benjamin Wells, of Toronto, thought that one of the calcined corpses was that of his brother-in-law, David Booth, of Toronto. Mr. Peterlay, whose shield was fonnd among the debris and not been inquired for, it is thought, was killed and burned. He was certainly not reported among the es caped persons. The body ol J. 8. Hall, ot Kankakee, has been identified by his son-in-law, J. S. Hanna. Theodore Cnrnick, of Chicago, has 'identified seve 1 articles as having belonged to his fa', ier, J. L. Curnlck. George McKenzle, of Chicago, has identified a watch and pin belonging to bis' sister and aunt, both of Chicago. In quiry has been made for M. B. Scnllen, of Chicago; John Kelly, of Chicago; J. B. Stearns, of Campden, and M. and F. Ran dall Orr, of Peekskill, K. Y. I SHOOTINff AFFRAY In an Allegheny Boarding House Results In an Arrest. A shooting affray was reported atthe Alle gheny Mayor's office last evenine, and it was stated someone had been shot. Several detectives were sent to investigate the mat ter, but found that no person had been shot. The shootidg occurred at a well known boarding house, on North avenue, near East street Chris Sander and Edward Brose, two of the boar'Vrs, had a quarrel at the supper table, uauder, it is claimed, said he could "do Brose up," when the lat ter walked around the table and struck him several times in the face. He then left the room and Sander, it is alleged, drew a revolver and fired at him. Officer Alexander appeared on the scene shortly afterward and arrested Sander, bnt Brose escaped. A WALKING JEWELRY STORE. How a Man With Watches, -Kings and Opera Glasses Went In. A man entered the pawn shop of I. E. Isaccs on Smithfield street, last evening, and tried to pawn three silver watches and a number of other articles. Mr. Isaacs' suspicion was aroused and he notified the police. Detective Fitzgerald arrested the man and took hiti to Central Station, where he gave his name as Kick Edmonds, from TJniontown. When searched,three watches, a couple of rings, a pair of opera glasses and several other articles were found on him. He gave no account of how hegot the arti cles. He was locked up as a suspicions character aud will be held until some in formation is gained about him. USIOS STATION CHANGES. A Well-Enrned and Merited Promotion Glven'to Wllllart Colbert. William J. Colbert, late clerk of Depot Master Butler at the Union station, was promoted yesterday to the position of night station master, vice Joseph W. Johnston, who has been made assistant station master in the day time. George M. Hugo, who has formerly occupied the latter position, has been made general yard master, a new position just created. John Patterson, clerk in the passenger yardl has been appointed to the position va cated by Depot Master Colbert, and Harry McFarland, late' night clerk in the Station Master's office, has been promoted to Mr. Patterson's place. FIRE TAKES A BAKERT. An Oakland Establishment About Destroyed Last Evening. The alarm from box 84 at 103.5 last night was caused by a fire at 480 Forbes street. The building is a two-story frame, owned by John Kultenhanser. He uses the cellar for a bake shop. The fire started in the b'akeshop, and before it was extinguished had damaged the building to the extent of 5200. The tenants,, Maxwell Feebnrg and An thony Fahey, did not lose anything. A Soiled and Crushed Kid. A little lad named Henry Talor was knocked down aud run over by a spring wagon on Smithfield street yesterday morn ing; but, wnen carried to tbe Central Sta tion, it was found that he was not seriously injured, aud was taken to his home on Vickroy street, - To Buy a Ctflb Hease. The Bandall Clnb will meet to-morrow night to arrange for the purchase of a house for the club'. The committee having the matter in chargehave.. seeareeLoite '.ml; MSsCJeDtUMl iBbsttttH, t.TUWHA -3.J A. WJDOW HUNT. , . The Taller CInb la aa AraatlBg Comedy at Sewtckley A Succewfal Last Appear ance The Programme of the Boston Ideals. The last play of the season was given by the Sewickley "Valley Club in Choral Hall, Sewickley, last night, before a yery large audience. That amusing comedy, "A Widow Hunt," by J. Stirling Coyne, iad been very wisely chosen' by the amateurs. The cast included several of the best actors In the club.such as Mrs. Burrows, Mr. Frank E. Bichardson and Lieutenant' Bohrbacher. The full cast of the play was as follows: Felix Featherly Mr. J. H.Kohrbacher Frank Icebrook Mr. R. D. Wilson Major Wellington de Boots. .Mr. F.E. Bichardson Trap f. Mr. B. P. Nevln, Jr. Mr.vFeatherly Miss Shannon Mrs. Malor de Boots Mrs. Burrows Mrs. Swandown Miss Martha Fleming The comedy is almost an rinbrokan run of laughter; that-is to say, If it is in the hands, of people who are not natarally and nlali cionsly tragedians. .Fortunately, last night the broad humor of Wellington de Soots was brought out fully by Mr. Frank Bich ardson, and Mr. Bohrbacher showed a great comedy vein that jnst fitted the part of Felix Featherly. Mr. Bohrbacher's work evinced great study, and the audience testi fied its appreciation of him repeatedly. The audience was equally fortunate in the se lection of Mrs. Burrows for the rather slight bnt distinctly laughable character of "the superior creature," Mrs. Wellington de Boots. Miss Shannon mado an interesting and pretty Mrs. Featherly, while Miss Martha Fleming as Mrs. Swandown was as charm ingly demure a widow as a man would ask to be allowed to hunt Mr. Robert Wilson, as the bashful young man who dared not capture the widow who sighed for him, was capital. Miss Carrie Whitney showed how a small part conld be made to tell by as suming the very small role of Fanny. The scenery was a stronger point than usual, and the upholstering of the first scene in pale bine and gold was very taste ful. Bnt the last act which was a ball room scene was set in still handsomer style en tirely in yellow. The upholstering reflects great credit on Boenigk Bros., of this city, who provided it for this play, and the management of the stage showed hard work and good taste on the part of JamesXhaplin. Messrs. Gernert and Guenther furnished the music, and there was dancing after the play- The Boston Ideals' Programme. The programme for the engagement of the Boston Ideal Opera Company at the Grand Opera House next week has been so ar ranged that the strongest works in the rep ertory will be performed during the first three nights. There are Gounod's "Faust." Bossini's "Barber of Seville," and Bizet's "Carmen." On Monday night "Faust" will be given in its entirety, including the church scene, and exceptional interest- in this performance is excited by the announce-' ment that the popular Zelie de Lussan will then make her first appearance here as Marauerite, a character so widely different from any of the others in which she has been seen in this city that the greatest curiosity is naturally felt to see the dashing vivandiere of Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment;" the bold and wayward "Car men" transformed into the quieter and sor rowful heroism of Goethe's'immortal poem. Mile, de Lussan has appeared as Marguerite in St'Louis, Memphis, Louisville, Cincin nati and Cleveland, and the consensus of criticism and opinion in these cities makes this, her latest impersonation, her greatest artistic triumph. A WORD OF .WARNING. General Merrill Issues an Osder Concern, lag- the' Cherokee Strip. Oklahoma City, April 30Gierab Merritt has issued the following order con - cerning the attempted occupation of the Cherokee strip: Headquarters Defabtxbxx or the Missouri, (In the xtxld), April, 1889. Notice Is herebv given to all settlers in Okla homa, and people Intending to enter or depart from that country, tbat while tbe use of tbe public highways in the Cherokee Strip is granted for the purpose of travel, it is espec ially forbidden that anyone shall -remain in the Cherokee Strip longer than necessary for rest, and usually not to exceed one dav. Depi edi tions upon property In thestrlp, departure from tbe highways in traveling through, and any at tempt to settle in the strip, are positively for bidden bv law. and the trooDS ooeratine in the L Territory are instructed to expel all intruders ana matte a recoru ot tneir names, witn a view to their being deprived ot their rigbt of entry should the land ever be opened to settlement. IMPERIALS BROKEN UP. A Ball as New Grant Street Helps Fill Cen tral Station. During last night's ball of the Imperial Club on New Grant street, Thomas Bollan and George Jamison fought over a trivial matter. They were separated, but about 12 o'clock re-engaged in the controversy, and Bollan drew a knife and cut Jamison on the lip, inflicting a painfnl wound. The ball was immediately broken up by Officers Egan and Connolly, who arrested Bollan. The same officers arrested also James Smith, Annie Campbell, Sallie Car roll and Jennie Jackson, who were fighting on the street, after leaving the hall. The Result of a Sergeant's Slip. Sergeant Gray, of tha Twelfth ward police station, goes on duty it the Central Station to-morrow, Sergeant Cochrane being changed from the Central to the Eleventh ward station to take the place of Sergeant Stix, who was suspended yesterday for re leasing a prisoner by mistake. Officer James Mulvehill will take the place of Sergeant Gray at the Twelfth ward station. An Ocean Record Broken. SAN Feanoisco, April 30. The Occi dental Steamship Company's steamship Gaelic, which arrived to-day from China and Japan, made the trip from Hong Kong in 21j days, and from Tokoboma in 13 days 18 hours and 25 minutes, the fastest recorded trip between these points and San Francisco. A Penn Avenue Runaway. A horse attached to a buggy ran' off on Penn avenue last evening. The rig col lided with a telegraph pole on Twenty eighth street and was badly demolished". George Gibson, the driver, was thrown vio lently to the ground and1 suffered a severe scalp wound. The horse and buggy be longed to Stephen Dolan. Shadyslde's Neat New Church. Work on the handsome sewShadyside church edifice has begun, in the form, first, of demolishing the old structure. Tinder plans from Architects Shepley, Butan & Coolidge, Contractor C. A. Balph has the contract to build the new $100,000 edifice, as well as to raze the old one. For the Exposition, The Sewickley Cantata Society will sing "Kuth" in Liberty Hall to-morrow evening for the benefit of the ladies' Exposition (und. A musical treat is promised those who attend the performance. A New Janitor Elected. Thomas Christian was elected janitor of the First ward school, in Allegheny, last evening, in' place of Samuel Walkinshaw, who was elected last week; bnt declined to serve. He fiBOBtd fee Faatsatrf. Andrew White was arrested by OfSeer Carson last evening for iaMaf; ladles as ALL CEAEGES That Were Brought Ajjaiist Irelwly Parliameatanr leader '&& PAMELtOS THS-WITHESS STAIM Each Serrate Alteration Meets Wltk? EmBhatJc Denial. -.'jj HU HAS HOBECOLLECTIOS OF LB CAR0TO Germany Assames a Teir Peaceful Attitude Upo&u Sflmt Wntttr. .J'1- , -'. i.f,3 Parnell yesterday tooK the stand dctowu the Parnell Commission. His testimonj'JI was clear and decisive. Ho positively de nied each separate allegation which conl nected-him with illegal tevolntlonaryi ments. He had no recollection of any in3 terview with the informer, Le Caron. Tha German Government has decided to liberate) J Malietoa, the deposed King oi Samoa. LoimcriJ'. April 30. The Parnell Com. mission resumed its sitting to-day. There was a moderate attendance in the courts, room. Air. Parnell was caueo to give nui evidence. He took his seat in the witness chair and gave his testimony in a clear and deliberate manner. He testified that he did not know Peter Delancy was connected with the Amnesty Aw sociation. He had never beard of anyaU tempt being made on Air. justice iiawson s. life. He was never a member oi a .sei societr. Although the late Mr. Forster, did not know Mr. Biggar was a Fenian- until 1877, he advised Mr. Biggar ta.re sign his seat in Parliament, but Mr. 1 refused. " 5 Mr. Parnell said he did not communicate with Ford or Fenian, convicts in America; neither did he meet them there. He heard ot the Clan-na-Gaei id America. doubted that the convention at Cincinnati advocated the destruction of the link be tween England and Ireland which was S9 opposed to his opinion. wrvr -pmm tutt TTT.T.o-?r. " ' - - - t He did not leave his inlerests in America. in the hands of Ford and Fenians, but irt the hands of Mr. Dillon and a body repre- ...tin- 4tiim .o . A-Jnn Tr. tn ATTIArlf.V with a party in Ireland. He had urged A& bnventtinc under certain conditions." but: UBVCr 1UUU11UDL1UU. . Mr. Parnell forgot the alleged interview f with le Caron in 1881. He said it migus have occurred. He had not said he believed' that only force would redeem Ireland He did "not doubt that by constitutional' Parliamentary action the Irish leaders would succeed. He never suggested a revd. lution nor discussed the means by which a-' revolution could be enected. He had not been asked to authorize the - payment of 20.000 to "remove officials.' - He had never sanctioned outrages. He diet not know of payments for the committal' o!jr , outrages. He did not approve of a sugge.-' tion br Mr. Egan that Earl Cowper, JAti Forster, Tinder Secretary Burke, Justice! Lawson and many others be "removecVi He eonld not have annroved of such SU2SCS tion. Mr. Egan never having made it ' !' SOME POaiTTTE SEXIALS. - He had never heard proposals from' any Jte i t. it Tt r -..; - .?M 3uarccr lor tuo xeiuuvtu iucouujj iuw- er) of Earl Cowper, Mr. Forster andsj others. He did not know of the existence of the Invincible conspiracy until after his arrest in 1883, when ne was liberated trout 9 the Kilmainham iail on parole to attend 1 the funeral of his nephew in Paris. Hemet. i: 1 - ? 1U fans .jusbUl ouuvaxbUT auuJunsts.-. .Quinn and Byrne. He did not & HWnft IftwHiwll t--4T-fiian.t - He did not communicate with Mr. Ega directlr or indirect v while he was in ParisJ thinking that his parole precluded., comma He had alwavs regarded the Phcenix Park- murders as the greatest possible calamity td" Ireland. He bad never been aDle to obtain . the slightest evidence connecting the League J with these murders, except in unreliable ' statements bv the informer. Carey. He did not believe the, stories abont Mr. Egan sup plying the Invincibles' from the Leagua. funds. - J xne payment oi &iuu to .air, uynis wasi made in response to a letter asking foe aai advance for the purpose of the Land and".' .Liaoor xicsgue, auu iiui, jur tut) purpose uHf enabling him to make his escape. He hadj not the slitrhtest snsnicinn that Mr. BvrBSjY. -van aiiiraimi in onw i.nnm!..mr - 1 nM W-.Mt... ... ....J UUU.jJUIWj. t p '?$ THE SAM0AIT KEGOTIATIONS. t. 4 Germany 'and Eualand Denv the Exlstene . ' of a Secret Treaty. r t & ' jjeblet, Apn iw. xne Berliner fft $j Olatt states tnat at tne oamoan conierencv yesterdav Mr. Kasson, one or the America' delegates, asked whether a secret treaty ex isfed between England ' and Germany td, partition between them the Tonga and Samoa .Islands, and that in reply both Sis' Edward Malelthe British Embassador, and Prince Bismarck categorically denied thafT. , such a treaty existed. Malietoa. the deposed King of Samoa, ha apologized and Emperor William has det cided that the ex-King may be liberated The delegates to the Samoan conference! gave a banquet at the Kaiserhof to-day. m ON THE OTHER SIDE. Americans at Rome Appropriately Celebrate la Honor of the Centennial. Bome, April 30. The Washington Cen" tanew ara ftliflPTWPrl TX.?ltv in tils AmAiitiis .. . ... .. ',,. - - - college in mis city. rtt. rtev. xer nard J. McQuaid, Bishop of Eochi ester, and numerous other Amer-'t leans were present: Bishop McQuaid lars' responding to the toast of "The Day,' de livered an eloquent speech, coutrasting.th .American volunteer ajmicm wjui luexiaro, pean armies, which were declining, 'draining the resources of the people. MajorHunt-; ingaon responaea ior me .americaa-anny - auu navy- &-4r. The Salisbury Government Censared'V. London. April 30. In the Honsesofj Commons this evening a motion of Samuelf i Smith, Liberal, censuring the Governmei&r t? for fostering spirit drinking in India, -.wasji-i; carried by a vote of 113 w lUb. &x General Boalanger MoTes Once Bto'relTTP L92TSOK, April 30. General Bonl &&? has removed to Portland place from'Uw; Hotel Bristol. The change was quietly, and there were no demonstration;! ot any moment. M A Bag ot Silver From His Safe. A J. Hays, a furniture dealer at No.263I Penn avenue, last evening reported toJtHeJ police that he had been robbed of $33.iiTh9l maner was in silver, and was in a leather bag in a safe. The loss was discovere'djgp terday, Dut .air. nays oeiieves luui-ityrasj stolen on Monday night, when a large crowd? was in tne store ana tne saie was open.. Otmce op- i TW1 DEPAETjnarr or PCBtro Safet??? Bureau of Fire. PrrrsBtrRO. PAitSS" 1 i3 len RAT.ED PROPOSALS WILL BEI.R CE1VED at the office of tha CitT Control. nr until 31UiAI. JiaTIA iBOT. at 2P.X11 repairs ox engine uuiuBifos.anu.0. .-j Plans and specifications can be seen at I office of F. C. Saner. Architect, corner Sta and liberty streets. - Bonds in double the amount of bids atust i company eaen proposal, said BoaastoM bated before tbe Mayor or City Clkv ' . j Tbe Denartmeat o: of Awards resemclMiMsst to reject say or. all bMs. xtmu L CMl . -.. . A .