Oakland Tribune, April 30, 1889

Oakland Tribune

April 30, 1889

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - April 30, 1889, Oakland, California TOL. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, T 3O 1889 !A GREAT DAY. JJncIe Sam Celebrates His Birthday, President Harrison Makes a Short address, Me'bea thousands from an early hour. At 9 o'clock it was almost impossible to pass through the streets for a quar- ter of mile around, while IMttier's Poem and Depew's Speech. Creat Outpourings of a United People. in the immediate neighborhood of the Sub-Treasury the sightseers were packed like sheep. As soon as the Presidential party reached the plat- form a shout of applause arose from the assembled crowd. Hamilton Fish opened the exercises by iatroducing Elbridge T. j Gerry as chairman. Mr. Gerry, with a few appropriate remarks, called upon the Kev. llicbard 8. Stone, who delivered an eloquent invocation closing with the Lord's prayer. Clarence W. Jin wen, Secretary of the all, to select the wines to be served on that occasion according to meiit. The decision reached to-day by the Com- mittee on Champagnes was in favor of the Moot it Chauilon brand, at both hanouet and ball. She .Did Not Hear. YHMA, April Gar- vez, an aged Mexican lady, was Iliii morning struck by an engine. Her in- juries are probably fatal. She was partially deaf, and she did not hear the whistle and warning of the spectators. DEI'JKWS SI'KECH. to the Oaklcmtl Tribune Afaocialr.d I'rci s. We Urn >'EW YOEK, April is por- lec! weather. The earliest streams of dawn found many people in the BtrerviMon Twenty millions, a vast majoj ty of our people of inteltigentago, ackn, wledging the authority of their several -bun-lies of children iu tin common schools, 315 universities and colleges for the higher education of len aud 200 for women, 450 instill lions' of learning for science, law, rued 3ine, and theology, are tbe det-pnir of tl e scohVr and the and the rm sup- port of civilization and libeity Stenm and electricity have changed the commerce notonly, they I ive revo- lutionized also the gov TnmonLs of the world. They h: ve giv- en to the Press its power, and brought all races and nat Qualities into touch and svmpathy. T iey fcnve tested and are trying tbe srren rtb of ail systems to stand the strain i nil con- form to the conditions which f -How tbe terminating influences of j uieriean Democracy. At the time of t ie inai.- guraiion of Washington, sevi n Royal families ruled as many kinf. loms ia Italy, but six of them have sc 3n their That pledge the heavens above him heard, TJmt vow sleep of coipturics sirred In worldwide wonder llHter.lug TbeL-Biise on Freedom's urent experiment Could itsr.cceed? OMiono: sola And hopes aeccJred histtiry told Above the wrecks that Btrewed the mourn ful past, the long drenm of ages true at last' T.innkGod! the pccple'n choice wnsj I ho one inna ciju'il to his trust, beyond Jorv, withuut-.veakuess KOiid, in the strength ol flawless rectitude His rule of justice, order, pence. Mnde possible the world's release- 'la-.igljt priuce ami surf that tiovrvr is hut a trust, And rule, iilone, which serves the -uled Is just; That Freedom cenero-.is IB, but Htroue In hate of fraud iiTid euitlah wruiiir, I'retcnse thut turns her huly truths to lies And Itiwlesa iieense ma.sif iug in 'ler guise. Land of his luve! With oie Rlad I.er thy Krcat giateriiool rcioioe; A century's suns o'er tl.ec hnve risuu and set, God be praised, we are one nation yet. And (still. trust, the years to be Shall prove his hopo wiis I.enviiiK our naK with all its uddei'l stars t ureiu by faction ami unstained b> ivnrs' where will: patienl to. 1 lie nursed And trained r.'ie plain at Hrst J lie widening of n Rtutely tree ritrt-tcl; from the sunrise to sunset f have vitally affected at different pe- riods the history of tbe world and the fate of empires; but our first Congress builded. upon popular sovereignty, in- stitutions broad enougo to embrace the continent, and elastic enough to fit friend, with repeated and bloc Jy revo- lutions, has tried the goveri ment of Bourhon and Convention, of 1 irector" and Consulate, of Empire anc Citix.en Jving. of hereditary bovere trn ami Republic, of Empire, anc again And in UK brnad mid .shol'erhiE shade, nUtinir with none to make nfruiii, Were we not fiileni, through each nnghty The v.-inUflof heaven would slni: the nraise him. Our first ami his ashes ho Hcneath his own Virginian .sky. toruec, O tnie and just and bravo Ihe siorm thnt above tl-.v saeccd grave! For. ever in rhe awful strife And d.irk hours of the nnUcn's iife, hroiigh the tierce tiir.inlt his lus erring children word, j'iieir farher's voice heard! ill conditions of race and traditions, i the Hoh'enzollirn Ihe experience of a hundred yeais has The, g nd N i and N; The change for which he nraved and In Unit shiu-D ajiony was wrought; INAUGURATION. How the Day Was Observed in This City, Rnioii Services of Prayer Several Churches. Business Houses Closed and People Off Picnicking or Witnessing the Parade. On public buildings (lie national :ag I.oated. Overafesv private house- it waved and from the masthead of a man then gave a brief address, in wliiohi he touched upon the general progress of the I inted Suites politically and m regard to spiriltml workings. In the course of his address lie said Any one who has followed the history luimts must be convinced that tile providence of God is bthiiui it'' He spokd the manner in which f.lie plecrl-brated the day. -.Variv o "tl e mcmbersof thi, community who' are notin the churches to dav hut who e early settlers, our fathers and passed through; for tbe perils corded." 'ue heen re- morning trains toward San Hrancnco were crowded with people going acius :he bay to witness trie parade. Butse were called into requisition to ca TV Jionickers to shady canyons in the It oi- iills. Crowds of children swarmed down Broadway with baskets iille, ith luncheon to take a trip upon ii Such was the outward semblance o be last of the great centennial holiil -v 'f the nation. In aft land was at many points more hearty members into one body. The speaker then proceeded to contrast i tich politi methods with those of to day, and in scorching language declared we hi ve exchanged dignity :or was in truth only another name for Jackson an vulgarity. The speaker closed with a that the nation be lod to foil iw Washington's noble Christian exam[ le. Wr. Makes a Short Spcci-h an NKW YOBK, April f ,1- Jowing is President Harrison's address: "These proceedings i re of a very exacting cba-acter a id make it quite impossible 1 should c- liver an address on this occasion. Vt early date I notified your comm t- tee that the program: ue must the hrst coe.cb. It is calculated that at the rate it has been gaining it will take nine hours for the procession to puss a given point, and it is evident there must be some cutting down somewhere. From Pine 'he point from which tbe parade started, up Brot.dway far reach the as the sidewalks eye were could literally packed with people, while the windows, doorways and roofs were simply a mass of humanity. As the proces- sion moved cheers rent the air, and handkerchief s and banners were thrown to the breeze on all sides. Washington Square was simply a seething, bustling, bustling crowd of humanity. As tbe troops passed dcwn Waverly place up Fifth avenue under the grand arch the scene from the grand stand was magnificent. The long tine of soldiers with trappings and trimmings glittering in the sun looked like a vast river of humanity. As the troops filed into Fifth avenue they were greeted with cheer after cheer. .Into Union square came the head of the column. The troops made a beautiful turn and passing by ontinuing influence upon the welfare .ind destiny of tie human race can only be measured by the capacity of 'nan to cultivate and "enjoy the bound- less opportunities of libeity and law. Tne eloquent characterization of Mr. 'iladstone condenses its merits: "The Constitution is the most work ever struck off at a given time by tlie brain and purpose ot I., Q I' statesmen who composed this irreat senate were equal to their trust, "heir conclusions were the results of aim debate and wise concession. Their haracter and abilities were so pure i.nd great as to command the confi- dence of the country for the reversal the policy of the independence of the fatate of the power of tbe General (tovernment, which had hitherto been tbe invariable practice and almost uni- ersai opinion, and for the adoption of the idea of the nation and its suprem- which have rocked the found ition.s of their thrones, have been com idled to concede constitutions to the r people and to divide with tbem tbs'i rbitrary power wielded so autocratic, lly unii brilliantly by Maria Theresa ai d Pred erick the G reat.. The royal will o George 11! could crowd the American colonies into rebellion and wage war up in them until they were lost to his kingr om, but the authority of the Crown baa de- volved upon Ministers wao ho d office subject to the approval of tl e repre- sentatives of the people, aad t; e equal powers of the House of ave be- come vested in the Commons, leaving to the Peers only tbe shadow )f their ancient privileges. But to-, ay the American people, after all the iazzlinc developments of the century, are still happily living under the Govi rr.meut of The Com litutiou during ail that period hs i been amenaea only upon the lir ;s liid down in the original instrum. nt and not contain any address by me and t ie i the 8tatue of the iulmortal George wound around .the square like selection of Mr. Depew ai the oia- tor of this occasion made a further speech not only difficult but superflu- ous. Hehasmet the dern mds of t ie occasion on its own high level. 11 e has brought before us tbe incidents Of the ceremonies of the gieat Jr.au-- urationof Washington, ard we see li to be part of the admiring and alrno t adoring throng that hMed the- o streets one huoderd years ago o greet the always inspiring presence c r Washington. He was the ncarnatk n of duty and he teaches us o-day th a lesson, that those wo-.Kl itssociate their name with .vents thi t should outlive a ccntuvy c: n only cio 30 by the highest consecration Wli 1 was generally observed Jx.-re. iness was suspended and i cial services were held duty. He was like a Captain goes to sea and throws ove -board h s cargo of rags that he may ,-ain satVtv and deliverance for his imperille i fellow men. Washingtot seemt to come to the" discharge of th i of hie higi impressed with a great sei se of hi unfamiliarity with the position new! -thrust upon hire, modestly i oubtful o his own ability, but trustii g implic itiy in his hopefulness of tba GtxJ who rules the world am presides in the conscience nation his power to control human events "We have made marvelous p ogress h material events since then, but th. and enduring shaft wi .have built nt natior.a capital at Washington svmbolizes fact that he is still the first Aruericnr The remarks of the President were frequently interrupied with cheers, and when he sit down some huge gaily colored serpent. Madison squire seemed a mass of flags and bunting. The President and party arrived at 1 o'clock. IN OTHKH emus. Chicago and Cincinnati Hole'. Celebra- tions. CIIK-ACO, April day was cele- brated with Tiring cannon, services in all the churches and the presentation of medals to the school children. Eight great mass meetings will bo held this afternoon, and a banquet and fireworks to-nigat. CINCINNATI, April cold rain interfered with the outdoor exercises planned for the centennial celebration. Thanksgiving services were held in the of -Rights and the last, the em .edding into the Congfication of the ir: mortal it, Pnuelple of the Declaration c Inde- Itssuprem- pendence-of the equality of ill men penenceof the times. Ellswortli, afterwards Chief Justice of the United ttates, and the profounrlest jurist in >e country Kobert Morris, the won- No partial interest draws alien line J'lrlx'. North and South, the evprees tlie pine! One people now, aU doutt beyond, His mime shall bo o ir I'liion'ljond: hft our bunds to hjiiven, liero slid now, Tula- our lips the old Centennial vow. For rule and must needs be or.rs; Uhonuur and choseu hotli are Jviunl in service us m rights; thu claim Ol duty rests on each aud all the same. Then let the sovereign millions, where Our banner Hoars in suu and nir, From the warm palm landi to cold. Ji.epeat with lie the pledge a century old! OAK KNOI.L, Imnvurs, Mass. STUDENTS VS ATHLETES. UnirariltleB Tall :it the Door of the Reliance Club. The Keliance and University Baseball Clubs played a match at the Cen- ter street park this morning. AT Pit. M'LEAX'S. Union Churdics the Center Part ofTuwn. The union services which were h--Id t the First Congregational Church this norning were largely attended, and conducted by Rev. J. K. JMcLe; n, ssisted by Kev. Dr. Horton, K-v. 1. I-leenor, and Kev. T, A. Atk n- Dr. Horton opened the services ;jv eading tile proclamation of i'residi n't Harrison declaring a bolide y In response to this cull ,ve gather h. re 0-day to give thanks to Almiehtv jod. Dr. McLean then ullered iiravr nd was followed by .Kev. ilr. A'isin- 011. who also oflered prayer. Dr. Horton then delivered an addre s He said thai the greatest feature of 10- ay was the spirit that brings us 10- ether. He had no faith iu m-.n is man; patriotism as patriotism with IB and divine -element taken out of it M-r with the divine clement taken out ji ma is selfish. J. will now lane vu back to Ihe scenes of 100 years ae i WJien tlie signers of the i- tion of Independence mutual'" pledged to each other th t tall "c dut; and" char cUi, li 4 4 -1 4 ___ 4 Ooruwe.l, r. f 'i White. i> 4 Tocal.s.......... 30 EtNS BY I.v 1 2 li s 5 U 2 1! 0 0 0 0 0 Uclinnco....... 00100014 Two-bafie C., 1: Reliance, 2. Doubh: plays-X. 2: Reiiauoe, a. .Struck C., 5; Keliau.ec, 7. Umpire -Eu- genu Ynu Court, 1JE R80NAL M EN 1ION. A. I'owell has returned from the Geysers. K. H. Auerback of thi in Sacramento. city is employed in its administration to i e with success the functions ullotte 1 to his But these weight v words were not enough to satisfy this first President's sense of our dvpem ence ucon God. He renewed .lie, subject in tbe closing giaph: "Having thus impart el to you my sentiments as they have been awakened bv the occasion tin-1 brines us together 1 shall take my pre.-- ent leave; but not without resortir. once moro to the benign Parent of th-' uuiuan race in humble i that since he has been please 1 to favor the American peopl with opportunities for deliberatin in perfect tranquility, and positions for deciding with uniHiral leled unanimi'.y on a form of govern ment for the security of their umoi and the advancement" of their happi ness, so His divine blessing nay b, equally conspicuous in the enlarge views, thetemperaleconsultations, am the wise measures on which the succej of this Government must depend. Washington, was a churchman. Hov like tbe proclamation of Pre.-iilen Harrison were the words of Washing ton. Ko the of the second 1'i years re-echoes the words of th, opening of the first 100 The speaker then referred to the .reat progrees of the country aim remarked that we need the broadei statesmanship here Ihan anyplace oi the face of the earth. It is not by wis dom that we are what we are, but the blessing of God, for be has beeii with us and is with us to-day. Jtev. Mr. Fleeno-then made a fen remarks in which he said that yester- day his patriotism somewhat went down when after a half a day's search in Oakland he was unable to secure tbe I proclamation of '.he President of th B. F. Tluij-er nail Ilev. Francis Horlon Kach Comment Upon MisUkei anil Hash S'atuuieuU. The speech of Mr. Kvaus last night created some excitement, and people are wondering why .Mr. Hackett took it There Is only one said one gentleman this morning. Hac-Kett is not going .0 stand all that quietly, and the first thing anybody knows there will be an ordi- nance on the statute books of thi" city with the liquor license fii.'d at per quarter. Mr. Kvans1 speech last may cos', his side dear. He ojt'euded -lie two leaders of the higlx, license Councilmen, and Mr. Collins has avowed hit- intention of accommo- dating the liijiioi men if they wanted per quarter. Con Brosnahanjand. have said that they will vote Earl for not If 1000 be per quarter, and It very hard to will find another vote ami carry the propo'-itio1... This is a ran tier thai needs to be looked to, and some of the liquor men are feel- ing a little shaky about it." Ned Tbayer, President of the l.eacue of J-reedo.-n, said this morning that though this might happen, he thought that it would iie done. "Mr. Evans made one or two iillle mistakes. It is true that we opposed only Mr. Hackett, as an organization but I am willing to wager that not a dozen liquor man in town voted for Mr. Cainron. You csn- not expect men (o vote against these .ntereBts. did not, however, oppose Mr. nor were we iu Savor of -Mr. Ames. That was another mistake, and it was uied as a campaign story. We are not lighting for delay, as Hackett says, for there is a clause in the new ordinance which prevents its going into before July 1st as it says that dealers shall make applica- tion iif'.een days bufori? the beginningof each quarter. -Most of our licenses run, out in .May, and consequently between May and July 1st we will not pav anv license.1' J Kev. Francis A. Horton, pas the First Preibytcrian Church, h, tion Iif'.een days bufori? the beginningof each quarter. -Most of our licenses run, out in May, and consequently between 1 stor of bad not heaid of the proceedings of thu City Council last night when visited at his home by a Tuiiii-xn reporter ihis after- noon. U'hen the minister was iip- of the remarks made bv Cuun- ciiman Kvans he laughed hyurtily. After being informed of the several he will travel tor uleasuie. Mr. Ct ran in- Th i iiiont on a property purchased at that last Saturday. He goes first to spect its virtues and pracuce'its fo'niiu- "fter that las. It seems to me befitting, rnvcuun- tiavcl tor uleasuie. tryinen, to go back to the virtues' which Clark and daughter of Michi- still live in the hearts in this city this morning, people, ot TTCJLC uLMicmaea tne icoX mnu. VIUK tin jn. Presidential party escorted bv com I- of the Executive 4.W111 iN HtinnRl National Democratic Committ :ee, and the last crowd has takeu a leading pVr't four Presidential campaigns. He was noted as a shrewd politician. ,-----to the Sub-Treasurv tnulalngi. where the ex of the day began. the Sub-treasury 1 corapniation. The moment ths the Sub-Treasury began I selection hejjifllUiy started up Broad- r atnwt with Gem .-ai 800- the parade )n three ruouern empires. Daring this generation, a civil -war ot untqualed magnitude caused the exp-.nditure and loss of eight thousand miljionsof dollars, and killed 600000 ana permanently disabled over a million youtie men, and the inc inipetuous progress of the h and the marvelous industrial th TVIVJUJ) JiiuuaLri aevi-lopnient ot tbe new and tree Soum bav obliterated the evidences uf de- made the war a memorv and have stimulated production until (lUr.inmial surplus nearlv equals that and Germany com- he steps the of the Brand of tli NEW YORK, April 29._4fter a long i and spinted contest between the nu- meroua champagne importers and the vici iuuny com- bine I. The teeming millions of Asia patient soil, and work the and loam as their fathers have Iduiit lorat-es; modern Europe has felt Committee of the Centennial Belebra- SnL' b.y Inactive genius since the Na- beipw his standard of publi obligation. His life and cousc.entioiisly studied and tbovo pbly understood by coming generations will be lor them a Iioeral education fo pri- vate life and public station, for ci izen- sbip and patriotism, for love and evo- tion to union and liberty. Witn -he'ir uispirinc. past -and splendid pn ient the people of these United States, leirs years, marvelouslv r Jb in Sior-V and reat- an abiding ,rust lasticity of heir an abonnding ia ;h in WASBIXOTO f." WhiUier's Poem Bead at tbo Oei ten- ary In NOTC York. BY GREENLEAF as the first Pees lent .LUC-V uui m UJB miure reside at Clare- iMr. Ati; moiit on a property pun-based at that address, and re place by Mr. Clark, where he was on a progress b visit here three years ago. Mr Clark He spoke of i is a brother to .Mrs. A. U. Bierrn of that hid been is a brother to Claremont. W. H. Wright, formerly secretary of the J. busk Canning Companv at Jemescil.has been appointed" a meiM- l-erot the committee to attend the meet- ing of the Transcontinental Association in bt. Louis May Oth for the purpose of aecuring, if possible, a reduction iu Mr. Evans think I. referred" to him? Uid I accidentally put my ringer on a raw spoi..' Uid I. present a shoe at large that fitted accurately the Coun- cilman at large? Ktraiife thai he, rather than Mr. Hackett or Mr. Uros- nahan or any other of the Council, should take it in lump tn him- self and should be entirely throwij oil from his gentlemanly poise and Mlow Kev. Mr. Atkinson made the closing address, and remarked what marvelous been made in 100 years. _. the various inventions. that hid been made, liu suggested, in our midst that brought reproach to the nation. This, he said, was a home for the oppressed of other i dignified Council- am a political freight rates on canned goods from thi? coast. William Lair Hill, the well known lawyer of this city, who has resided at Claremont since became to this Htate several years ago, is packing his house- BSltUe" I 'U? THM'" by Df' of Mrs. Hill's interests il.Oregon aslroHwo" 13 to his ad- Ourjo-fulhost8to-dt-.y. Their grateful tribute pay, Happy and free. After our tolls and ft-Ars. After our blood mid (.ears, and Washington, and it vantage to be near them. ONLY of our midst. IJr. Horton then ottered prayer, and the audience saug the National hymn The "centenary composed bv u the author of "My yiirong with our hundred years, OH Lord, to I'liue. IN EAST OAKIAND. ei, city sittine by the sea! fcf. ueu on E Whea the new era, long And, in its need, tae hoar had foana i mant One thought the cannon bee, 'the it, ,'to, eeb Jluj Ee Kelloved Me Was Entitled to a Fortune. Bernard Me Murphy was arrested by Constable Calvert for being insane and yesterday morning he was brought be- iiire tbe Luuajy Commissioners to be e-xaramed in order to ascertain if he was a fit subject for tbe insane asvlcni The prisoner labors under che nitipn that his father, who died tbirtv years ago, left him a, fortune, and he, ____ tlunts that his relatives are trying to Ifilled choice flowers and bunches tne es- of honeysuckle made the pulpit, look a crank, quite prettv. v .1 dangerous to be I The serrices were opcne-l with prayer from Instodv W8a disoharged by Kev. C. P. Clnpp of the Eighth Ave- 11001 OB3toay- nue Congregational Churcli. Dr. Chap- Invocation of the Ulrine inessinfon tlie Second Century urGovernment. Special services were held in the Tenth Avenue Baptist Church this morning, beginning at 9 o'clock. Vases environment for tb.e people as one that fails to flc the people to a good environment. The two are inseparably connected, and If Mr. Lvans will preach the gospel for awhile and will learn by experience how the devil opposes the works he baa m hand bv making bad laws and by nullifying good ,'aw.i through, tne agency of Councilman and oiherj, he would at once see that every preacher of any influence must look more or less carefully after the r'ea who make our Jaws, and for this leason we do not propose to tske our eyes off Mr. Kvan.i He quotes from Dr. Briggs and classes me under tbe same quota- tion as irrational. I think it would give -Mr, Evans trouble to make a Mr statement of position ivnh to the whole temperance uMvi-inent. It is not of any importance in thi-'connec- tion to state it now, it is far frot'L bi-iue irnuifie and one that 1 believe will win 'and time. Tiiat ia all I have to "i-uin'b- Dr. Horton retired to enjov been, ecm from which he distuibed, ;