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TILE AKGUS. THUKSDAY. AUGUST.. 50, 1891.
The Green" Mountain State
Warmly Eulogized, r
CLOSE-OF THE GREAT ANIflVEESAEY
Frealeent HarrUon MakM Two Addresoea
end Attends a Banquet with Seats for
3,800 PkmbIfiI with a Gold Memento
of the Occasion A Few Word on
' Commerce and Finance and an Klo
iqnent Tribute to Woman Departure
for Monnt McGregor.
Besxingtox, Vt., Aug. 120. There was
an enormous crowd congregated in front
of the battle nionnnient yesterday when
the president's carriage, which bad
stopped at the reviewing stand to enable
the president to review the procession,
drore through the lines of militia to the
platform erected in front of the monu
ment, and at his appearance, as was the
case with the other distinguished visitors
the welkin rang with cheers. The pro
gramme of prayer, singing and oratory
was executed without delay and without
notable incident, except that the supports
of the stand settled while President E. J.
Harrison was delivering his brief address,
day, and created a slight panic, soon
quieted upon the assurance that there was
no danger. Mr. Phelps oration was an
eloquent review of the events, leading up
to the battle of Bennington, aud a tribute
to the part Vermont played in the times
that tried men's wuls.
President Harrison peak.
The oration was applauded frequently,
- and long-continued applause followed its
conclusion. An ode composed for the oc
casion was then sung, th audience stand
ing during the singing. A feature of this
part of the exercises was the heartiness
with which Governor Page, ex-Senator
Edmunds and Gen. Alger joined in the
singing. At 2:15 p. m. President Harri
son was announced and was greeted with
three cheers and a tiger, and the cry,
"What's the matter with Hani
aonl He's all right." Ad-dres-ing
the concourse the president saiil
there were obvious reasons why he should
not long detain the great audience, one of
which was the scholarly review of Ver
mont's history given by Mr. Phelps.
A Compliment to I'help.
He then proceeded: "A son of Vermont,
honored by his state, by the nation, by
the profession to which he can do honor,
honored by all his fellow citizens, has
spoken, for Vermont, and it does not seem
to me fit that these golden sentences into
which he has gathered the thoughts of
preparation, should be marred by any
thing I might add. I can have no other
preparation for speech today than this
cordial welcome you have extended me,
which makes it unfitting that I should
neglect to make the most grateful ac
knowledgment of it. Perhaps I may be
permitted as a citizen of a western state
to give a tribute to Vermont. Perhaps as
a public officer I can bring to you a trib
ute of their appreciation of the history of
Vermont 'Glorious History.
"The other colonies staked their liberty
on the issue with the assurance that if
they were successful their rights and lib
erties were theirs, and the inhabitants of
the New Hampshire grants alone fought
with the inhabitants of other colonies
alone, unknowing whether, when liberty
was achieved, their homes would be as
sured them by the victory. They had
grave reason to fear that the government
to whose supremacy Vermont had so nobly
contributed might recognize the claims of
New York tipan their homes; and yet
through all this struggle, though assur
ance couldundoubtedly have been had from
the crown, Vermont took a glorious part
in securing that independence which was
the ultimate security of the homes of her
people. It is a glerious and unmatched
II a Kept the Faith I'ufalterinR-Iy.
"She has kept the faith unfalteringly
from Bennington to this day. She has
added illustrious names toour roll of war
riors and statesmen. Her representation
in congress as I have known it has be
come conspicuous for influence, and as far
as I can recall has been without reproach
to any man. We have occasionally come
to Vermont with a call that did not orig
inate with her own people, and those rails
have always been answered with the same
conservation of duty as your own. I
found when the difficult task of making a
cabinet was before me that 1 could not
get along without a Vermont stick in it.
(Laughter aud applause, j The participa
tion, of this state in the war o the re
bellion was magnificent. Her troops took
to the field thut high consecration to duty
that had characterized their fathers.
Wealth Id Not Greatness.
"We are today approaching the conclu
sion of a summer of extraordinary fruit
fulness. How insignificant the stores
gathered in Bennington in '77 compared
with these storehouses bursting with
plenty today. We oucht to lie a grateful
as a prosperous people. European defi
ciencies offer a ready market for all of our
cereals and we shall grow richer as they
take food from our storehouses. But
after all it is not the census table of
wealth that tells the greatness of this
country. Vermont has not been one of
the rich states in gold or silver, but she
has been wrought out of the strife of com
petition and has the sturdy manhood on
which the security of of our country rests."
(Applause, It conclusion the president
thanked the audience for its attention.
The benediction was then pronounced and
the exercises were over.
FOUR THOUSAND AT A BANQUET.
Closing Incidents of the Anniversary Fes
tivities. The procession having reformed and
marched back over the route was dis
banded, and the visitors were escorted to
the Soldiers' home to attend the grand
banquet. It was held in a large tent on
the grounds of the home at 4 o'clock.
Tables had been set for about 3,5iX per
sons, but they were insufficient to accom
modate all who desired to participate iii
the festivities. There were probably o.CdS)
persons present when the banquet began.
Seated at the banquet table, in company
with President Harrison, were the follow
ing distinguished gentlemen: Governor
Page. Gen. Veazey, ex-Miuister Phelps;
the Kev. Charles Parkhursf, of Bosruu,
Governor Hussell, of Massachusetts; Gov
ernor Tuttle, of New Hampshire; General
Alger and many others.
A Requettt for Silence.'
The president of the occasion, the Hon.
V. G. Veazey, called the company to or
der and said: "The voice of the ..presi.S. nt
of tWCnited States has, as- you have had
occasion to notice, been used up in the
servi.. to use a military phrase. It "will
be d .fficult for him to use it any more
today. It will be impossible for him to
be htir& fcy this great audience. unless the
utmost silence is preserved by all who are
present. He has kindly consented, not
withstanding this debilitated condition of
voice, to stand up and say a single word
to yo t this second time today, and I now
have the honor of presenting the president
once jiore." Applause.
Charges It to New Tork.
The president then arose and said that
wnatver temporary injury his voice bad
suffeted, Jfew York was responsible, not
Vern ont, as the speaking in the rain at
Albany had tried his voice sorely. Still
he could not forego the pleasure of saying
a fev.' woids. Proceeding he said: "I
knew that General Veazey had been put
in charge of the transportation lines of
theccuntry; but I did not exptat to find
him i:i charge of what the boys used to
call the "cracker line." Laughter. It
seems that his capacity for usefulness in
the public service is so great and so di
versif ed that you have called upon him to
conduct the exercises of this magnificent
occasion. He is a most excellent inter
state commerce commissioner applause,
an honor to your state, and 1 have no
criticism of him as president of the day,
except that he calls too much attention to
me." Laughter and applause.
A Trilmte to New England Character.
Referring to the bountifully suppied
tables Mr. Harrison said that if the sup
plies fathered here today had been here
in ITT 7 the struggle would have been
much more obstinate. He then paid a
high tribute to New England character,
saying that it had been a source of
strength to the nation, and had done a
great work for the states, especially those
of the west. The secret of this influence
he said, would be "found in their tem
ples, ia their schools, aud in their God
fearing homes." Applause. The men
who fought at Bennington, Concord, Lex
ingtot and on other historic fields were
God-ftaring men, who had no one else to
A Time for Greater Thing.
After some further remarks in a similar
vein the president said: "I believe we have
come to a time when we may look out to
greater things. Secure in our owu insti
tutions, enriched almost beyond calcula
tion, 1 believe we have reached a time
when we may take a large part iu the
great transactions of the world. Cheers.
I believe our people are prepared now to
insist that the American nig shall again
be seen upon the sea applause and
that our merchants and manufacturers
are re;ldy to seize the golden opportunity
that is now offered for extending our com
merce into the states of Central and South
America, Cheers. I believe that con
servative views of finance will prevail in
this ountry. Applause. I am sure
discontent and temporary distress will
not tempt our people to forsake those safe
lines jf public administration, in which
commercial security alone rests. Ap
plause Eqnal ty of Iollar Must tie Preserved.
"As iong as the general government fur
nishes the money of the people for their
great I usiness transactions, I believe we
will insist, as I have said before, that ev
ery dollar issued, whether paper or coin,
shall be as good and be kept as good as
any other dollar that issues. Cheers.
The purity, the equality of what we call
dollars must be preserved, or an element
of uncertainty and of bankruptcy will be
introduced into all business transactions.
This, 1 may sty, without crossing lines of
divisioa. How this end is to be attained
I will not attempt to sketch, but I do not
hesitate to say that I feel myself, in the
public interest, pledged,- so far as in me
lies, t ) maintain that equality between
our circulating money that is essential to
the perfect use of all. Prolonged ap
A Tribute to Womankind.
"May 1, in closing, tender to these good
women of Vermont my thanks for the
grace and sweetness which their services
aud their presence have lent to this happy
occasion. May 1 say to them that the de
voted services of their mothers, their
courage and patience a.-.d helpfulness,
shown by the women in the great struggle
for lilerty, cannot be too highly appre
ciated. It was an easier fate to march
with lured breasts against the Iiei.in
ramparts at Bennington than to sit in the
lonely homestead awaiting the issue with
tearful eyes uplifted to God in prayer for
those w ho periled their lives for the cause.
All hoi or to the New England mother,
the qi.een of the New England home.
" Appia lse. There, iu those nurseries of
virtue aud truth have been found the
st rouge-t influences that have molded your
peoe for good and led your sous to
honor.'' Great cheering. J
A Commemorative Medal.
Whet, the president concluded his re
marks .fohn B. Carney, chairman of the
citizen! committee of fifty, advauced to
the sidt of the president's table and pre
sented ..Ir. Harrison with a gold medal as
a menu nto of theceleoration. T ne medal,
which was pinned to the president's coat,
bore a likeness of the Benniugton monu
ment. "It needed not this memento,"
said thf president, "to remind me of this
auspicious occasion." Governor Russell
was the next speaker, and he was followed
by Maj r General Howard. General Al
ger, Se -retary Proctor. Attorney General
Miller tud other gentlemen.
The 1'yrotec-hiiic IHspIay.
A met ting of the representatives f t the
several state societies of the Sous of tiie
American Revolution was held at the Sol
diers' Home, of which the Hon. E. B. Bar
rett, of Massachusetts, was elected presi
dent, and L. L. Tarbell, of thut state, sec
retary. The display of fireworks last
evening, given on the grounds of the Sol
diers' home, was very fine, and was Wit
nessed fy immense crowds. A grand L. 8
torical pageant of pictures, representing
heroic snes in Vermont's past history,
was a n rtable feature of the display.
Oft" for Mt. MeGregor.
After leaving the banquet President
Harrison was driven to the home of Gen
eral MtCulloughin North Bennington,
where b-i was entertained at dinner. The
other guests of General and Mrs. McCul
lough were ex-Minister and Mrs. Phelps,
John King, Mrs. John King, Miss Helen
King, Attorney General Miller and wife.
Secretary Proctor, Senator Morrill, Sew
ard Wei b; Horatio Loomis and wife, of
Burling'on; Charles Phelps, Kussell Har
rison, recrttary Halford, and Messrs.
Cole ant! Tibbott. The president left for
lit. McGregor at 9 o'clocfe this morning.
Attempted Train Wrecking.
New Haven, Conn., Aug. 2u. An at
tempt to wreck a train in this city on the
Xorthar ipton division of the New York
and Nev Haven road was made here Tues
day night. A shoemaker liviug near the
scene he ird a crash and saw two men run
away. Looking down he saw a large
granite 'lock lying across the rails. It
was nea.-iy time for the train. He called
r policeman and the two men removed
J he bloci.
FLEETS OX PARADE
French War Vessels "in Great
EXCHANGE OF NAVAL AFFABILITY.
The Oueen Watt-he the Display with
Great luterest International Labor
Congress Doing- Anarrhism Sat Vpon
and Conservative Resolutions Adopted
The Jewish Question Acted Vpon
The Treves Holy Coat on r.vhiliitiou.
LoXPOX, Aug. 'JO. The French fleet,
under Admiral Gervais, arrived yesterday
off the east end of the Isle of Wiglt.
There they were met by the channel
squadron, with the vessels attached, un
der command of Admiral Michael Sey
mour. The British vessels were gayly
decorated with flags, and salutes were ex
changed. The English fleet escorted the
French vessels through Spithead road
stead to Cowes, opposite Osborne palace,
the marine residence of the queen. At
2:30 p. m. M. Waddington, the French
minister, started on boTird the Klan, ac
companied by the yachts Seagull and Sea
horse, to meet the fleet, and join in the
formal reception. As the French vesi-ela
passed Spithead they saluted the flag of
the British admiral. The salute was re
turned by the Duke of Wellington and
the garrison of the battery.
Exchange of National Tunes.
When the French fleet hove to in Os
borne bay the crews of the English and
French vessels manned the yards, the
band of the Camperdown playing ll.e
Marseillaise, while the Marengo band
played the English national hymn. Tie
Elan accompanied the Marengo to i n
ohorage. Tue French vessels steamed
round the English fleet exchanging
cheers. The queen and Princess Beat ru e
witnessed the arrival of the French met
from Osborne Terrace.
The yueeu Views the Fleet.
Today the queen, accompanied by tl e
Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke of Con
naught, viewed the French fleet in t!s
borne bay. The spectacle was one of the
most magnificent ever seen in English
waters, the British squadron of escort,
however, furnishing most of the magnifi
cence. The vessels, both British and
French, were splendidly deorated, and
their armaments were in'the best possible
order. Sailors lined the yards, and officers
in gold lace and brilliant uniforms were
conspicuous among the more soniber ht
tire of the rank and file.
Her Majesty Mueh Interested
In military and naval matters Queen
Victoria is never perfunctory. She al
ways shows a genuine interest in battal
ions and battle ships, and she made many
inquiries as to the French vessels, their
conmanders and armament, while the
Duke cf Edinburgh and Duke of Con
naught were not less inquisitive. Owing
probably to his being brother-in-law to
the cz ir. the Duke of EJinbtirgh received
an extra share of French cordiality, a fact
which did not escape the attention of tjie
British. This evening Admiral Gervais
will dine with the queen.
THE CONGRESS OF WORKMEN.
British Delegates Gain a Victory Over
Brussels,, Aug. 30 The British dele
gates in the labor congress held a meeting
yesterday and declared themselves to,be
labor delegates and not Socialists. They
adopted a resolution that workmen should
exereUe their political rights to secure re
forms. When congress resumed its sit
tincs. a delegate from America named
Kahan who is not an American said
that it was useless to beg the needful leg
islation; they must forcibly extort re
forms and the abolition of the existing
Made It Work Both Way.
After a long discussion a resolution was
passed virtually the same as that of the
British delegates, with a provision that a
permanent commission should I organ
ized in every country to inquire into the
condition of labor. Kahan tbeu opened a
discussion on the attitude of labor towarda
the Jewish question. He urged sympathy
with the Jews, a committee having re
ported, condemning anti-Semitism. Sev
eral speakers objected to this, asserting
that Jewish financiers were also oppressors
of labor. A resolut ion was finally passed
condemning both anti-Semitism and Jew
ish financial tyranny.
The Garment on View.
LoNI'oN, Aug. 20. A dispatch from
Treves says that the public exhibition of
the holy coat, said to have been worn by
the Saviour, was begun yesterday. Tl.e
exhibition was inaugurated by a Solemn
pontifical service. The coat was in a glass
case on the high marble staircase behind
the high altar. Physicians are overrun
with applications for certificates by
the present pilgrims who wish to touch
the garment, with the hope of being cured
STRIKERS ARE GROWING UGLY.
1'roftpects of Trouble at the l'eoria. Ills.,
I'EoniA..I!lR., Aug. 20. Serious trouble
with the strikers of the switch yards is
anticipated here, and the sheriff has
sworn iu twenty five deputies. Seventy-
five switchmen to take the places of the
strikers are on the road from Indianapolis
aud Dayton, and the striders are growing
ugly. The Iowa Central tried to send out
a pay car yesterday when Train
Master Goth was roughly assaulted and
severely injured. The bitter feeling in
tensified last evening when, after arrange
ments bad been made for a consultation
between the parties, the railroad officers
hung out a placard stating that the men
bad been discharged. The Kock Island
aud the Chicago, Burhne-ton and Quincy
are the only roads not affected.
Serving Papers on Ex-Treasurer.
MAI'ISOX, Wis., Aug 20. The attorney
general has served papers in suits on ex-
Treasurer Henry Baetz.of Manitowoc. The
papers for ex-Treasurer Ferdinand Kuebn
are in the hands of Sheriff Walsh, of Mil
waukee. Baetz was treasurer from 1S70
to 1S74, and Kuehn from 1S7-4 to 1878. It
is claimed that each man pocketed over
:l,XJ ot interest money.
Kvidences of a Suicide.
Milwaukee. Aug. 3). A suit of clothes,
a hat and cane were found upon the bank
of the Milwaukee rivtr Tuesday, together
wtth a letter addressed to Mrs. John
Fietsch. ?i Galena street. The lady iden
tified the clothing as that belonging to
her father, Fred Eberiing. The police
dragged the river unavailiugly for several
nours. . ' ' .
coOT-awtT is go
TborA Rpoms to ho little point? on
in musical circles of late, but there
i much talk, amoncr musical people.
of the marvelous cure of Miss li ,
the high contralto singer, who has
Inrnr eiifTprf.1 fr.im a severe throat
or bronchial affection, superinduced
by Catarrh in the llead, and who
has been perloctlv cured ty the,
use of Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy,
coupled with the use of Dr. Pierce's
Golden .Medical discovery. ror
all bronchial, throat and VmS affec
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, i . yi
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Vrisal Catarrh, its use should be
coupled with the rise ef Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Kemedy. Ut ail druggists.
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