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   Atlantic Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 3, 1893, Atlantic, Iowa                                THE EKLY VOLUME MAY NUMBER The Columbian Exposition Opened to the IMMENSE JAM AT THE GROUNDS MM Crowd Surpassed All Cleveland at the Hutid the Foreign Kihlb Scene at May It was 10 oclock at Bight when the Columbian guards chased the last straggler out of the Worlds Fair grounds and the White City which all day had been the scene of busy haunted by myriads of and honored by the presence of the chief executive of the was left to silence and It was a treat with the fulfillment of many hopes and be gan under lowering skies and culmi nated in the opening of the exposition by the president ofthe United States and the glare of thousands of electric lights which flashed from the mighty buildings along the There was no hitch in the program aa finally The distinguished de scendant of the great admiral in whose honor the days spectacle was inaugu rated waa escorted from the Auditorium hotel to the where President Cleveland and his suite were in and the two parties combined were taken in procession through miles of lined with cheering to the grounds of the Order of the South Park Mounted Mounted City Company Band Seventh United States Chicago Hussars and Troop A of the Illinois National FIRST FIVE Commissioners and SIXTH The Director General and Director of SEVENTH The President of the United the Presi dent of the Worlds Columbian Commis the President of the Worlds Co lumbian JCIOHTII Vice President of the United ezPresi dent of the Exposition Gage and exPresident Secretary of State aud Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of the Interior and Escort Secretary of Agriculture and Dnke of the First Vice President of the the First Vice President of the Commander Duchess of Potter Marquis de Barboles and Ohrlstobal Aguilera and Other Members of the Dukes In the other carriages were the major general commanding the United States army and Admiral Gherarcli and the governor of mayor of At the Arrived at the the formal exercises were gone through The blind chaplain of the na tional congress invoked the blessing of God upon the undertaking about to be consummated a poem celebrating the voyage of Columbus was read in a man ner fitting the time and Direc tor General upon whose should ers the atlaslike load of the enterprise has rested for presented the completed buildings to the president of the United and that representing the power and majesty of of American in the following brief declared the Worlds Columbian exposition fully opened The I am here to join my fellow citizens in congratulations which befit the Surrounded by the stupendous results of American enterprise and and in view of the magnificent evidences of Amer ican skill and we need not fear that these congratulations will be ex We stand today in the pres ence of the oldest nations in the and point to the great achievements we here asking no allowance on the score of The enthusiasm with which we contemplate our work intensifies the warmth of the greeting we extend to those who have come from foreign lands to illustrate with us the growth and progress of human endeavor in the direc tion of higher We who be lieve that popular education and the stim ulation of the best impulses of our citi zens lead the way to the realization of the proud national destiny which our faith gladly welcome the opportunity here afforded us to see the results accom plished by efforts which have been exerted longer than ours in the field of mans im while in appreciative return we exhibit the unparalleled advancement and wonderful accomplishment of our young nation and the present triumphs of a selfreliant and independent Proud of the We have built these splendid but we have also built a magnificent fab ric of popular whose grand proportions are seen throughout the We have made and here gathered together the products of American skill and invention we have also men who rule It is an exalted mission in which we and our guests from other lauds are engaged as we cooperate in the inauguration of an enterprise devoted to human and in the undertaking we here enter upon we exemplify In the noblest sense the brotherhood of Let us hold fast to the meaning that underlies this and let us not lose the impres sivejiess of this As by the touch tho machinery that gives this vast exposition is now set in so at the same instant let our hopes and aspirations awaken the forces which in all times to come shall influence the dignity and freedom of An Inspiring The greeting to the president was hearty and It came first when his genial facet was seen above the heads of the diplomats and commission ers on the grand It was repeated when he stopped forward to make his modest and for the third time it rose when the signal was sent and the great achievement of the century was But only part of this honor was Che rest was in acknowledgement of the event which that roar from machinery that sudden outflow of as if a rainbow bad been splintered above the that braying of cannon and that trium phal chorus There waa nothing petty or inadequate about The head of the nation received his due meed of but the completed Worlds the triumph of new world industry and was the ob ject upon which the multitude ex pended its heartiest cheers and upon which it lavished its loudest Marred the It was unfortunate that this part of the days proceedings should have been marred by what might have been a ser ious but which proved to be only a momentary surge of the great sea of which beat against the plat Form in front of the Administration Always anxious to see and as American crowds some of hose in the rear began to push in hopes of gaining more advantageous positions from which to witness the goingson at he The pressure was almost nnoticed at but as those in front to feel it they in turn swayed jack to resist Then began one of ihose peculiar pulselike movements never seen except in great There was a pendulum motion which at tracted the notice of those on the plat form and orders were given to the police to clear away the jam began to threaten the Officers sprang into the but it was some minutes before their efforts were and when the dense mass of people had been in some degree 20 persons had been taken out in a fainting no one was ser iously hurt and a great calamity was Exceeded All Of course it was a big crowd to for Director of Works Burnham declared that people passed the turnstiles daring the number far in excess Of the most sanguine To take care of such a multitude with only one accident which could be called seri all the other casualties of the day were a mat ter for congratulation among the officers of the Hunted Something to When the crowd that had choked up the entrance to the Administration plaza had dispersed after the there was more room to move about with The president aud other distinguished guests entered the Admin istration The president him self rested for a while in the director generals while the foreign diplo the the state legis lators and other notables of more or less magnitude gathered in the rotunda and agreed while it was all very they were glad it was ail Then everyone began hunting something to The dignitaries were accommodated n the special dining fitted up for he in the Administration where they dined in The common herd besieged the restaurants ihroughout the and while most of them succeeded in annexing a sand wich or a piece of there were many who got nothing at After the After the the duke and other distinguished guests had partaken uncheon in the Administration build ng the whole party divided according bo The Duchess of Veragua arid ther women of distinction had accepted nvitations to participate in the dedica ion of the Womans and they were escorted there in carriages by a roop of The president and tdce the male members of the ucal the cabinet govern ors of foreign diplomats arrayed n curious and gorgeous costumes and military proceeded in carri ages from the Administration building Co the colossal structure devoted to manufactures and liberal where ommissioners representing every na ion exhibiting were in attendance in heir respective sections to receive the residential Crowded The route from Administration to Manufacturers building is a short but it was packed with a mass of hu manity that was held in check with dif ficulty by the United States calvary and infantry forming almost a continuous double line for the party to pass Thousands of people pressed and surged outside the main entrance to Manufacturers vainly clamor ing for admission to see the The barriers of guards aud closed doors seemed but when the pres ident had entered the building hundreds effected an entrance after the main aisle had been lined on both sides with thousands who were passed by Joitled the The natural consequence was that the force of Columbian guards and United States infantry in the building was in adequate to keep animated eager men and women within the limits laid down on It was hard for the soldiers to distinguish between the pro cession of distinguished visitors and those who were merely and impelled by a common desire to get close to the latter were no respecters of not even to a deceudant of The duke was jostled severely from the time the party left the German section until an un ceremonious exit was affected at the north end of the but he ac cepted the situation good and kept his place in the There was a determined stand on the part of the soldiers and guards at the Swords and rifles were brought into play and the rushing thousands were forced to come to a standstill until the president had reached a safe The Siamese and other officials from far away who are not accustomed to American became frightened and retreated into one of the side aisles to escape from the Royally All the foreign commissioners were in galatiesand their section was elabor ately decorated to receive the Bands of music from Eng France and Japan were stationed in their respective courts and the visit ors were royally The presi dent expressed special admiration for the displaysmade by France and although timt would not permit him to stay Turned Them Meanwhile the great American public was having the full inn of the grounds for the first and was enjoying itself It was clbndy all aft but no rain and the side walks and while they were by no means models of cleanliness so far as the absence of mud was were in good condition for active The crowd did not mind the mud any and from noon till the last gate was the broad avenues were alive with throngs moving from one to an other of the big buildings and sweep ing through the Midway Plaisance in an unbroken Everyone saw all the sights possible and at when the hoar for departure went away with the firm resolution to come Rivalled the The splendors of the night outshone the glories of the That potent was displayed in all its brilliancy and rivalled for supremacy the one gleam of noonday sun that graced the opening The center of attraction as daring the the Adminstration building and its court of and thither the musses flocked in President Cleve lands departure from the Administra tion building shortly after 5 oclock was the signal for the days crowd to leave and the grounds bore a deserted appear ance until nearly half past Notwith standing the chill air which settled over the grounds as the evening people began to gather early and by the time darkness had encircled the White City a multitude filled the plaza from the Ad ministration building to the The First Toueh of Maglo given the night setting of the great scene was a fringe of incandescent which surmounted the columns of the running from Music Hall to the This was followed a moment later by strips of light which sprang to life on all parts of Administra tion The entire structure was gilded with seams of light running around the top of the pavilions and to the The effect was one of sur passing beauty and was erreeted with great Much disappointment was felt later when it was made known the piece de resistance of the evenings Macmonnies fountain would not be Its two companions were dark an undis covered break in the wires causing a postponement of the Inside the Inside the Administration building the scene was one of dazzling the structure from the rotunda to the peak of the splendid being a dream of glittering Eight bronzed from each of which branched 50 gave forth a flood of splendor from the ground A row of lights surmounted the gallery two stories and before the effect of this display pould be lost a similar circle at the base of the great dome caught the spirit of the brilliant scene and sent the whole against the magnifi cently decorated dome with an effect never before witnessed in an The crowds gazed in speechless wonder ment upon the view and instantly fell back into the shelter of the pavilions supporting the dome to escape the be wildering The while one of intense had withal a remarkably soft Mines and Transportation and Horticul tural buildings were also beautifully It was 10 oclock before the currents were shut and the crowds left for State Officers Before the Court of SECOND IN THE STATES Question of Jurisdiction In tha tase Not Vet Decided Leave Asked to File Amended Leeies May trial proper of the impeachment cases against state and exstate officers began Monday in the chambers of the supreme The room was crowded and notice was given ont at the outset by Justice Post that hereafter the hearings would be held in the more commodious senate This is the second time the supreme court of Nebraska has set as a court of Upon the first occasion the impeached official was Governor David Butler and the trial resulted in his removal from Upon the pres ent occasion the officers on trial are At torney General Secretary of State Allen and Commissioner of Public Lands and Buildings Question of Jurisdiction The question of the trial of exTreas urer exAuditor Ben ton and ex Attorney General Leese has not yet been as the jurisdiction of the court has been attacked and the decision of the judges upon the disputed point is still Justice Post shortly after the convening of that no decision had been but the trial of the cases against the three state officers would be taken Want to File Amended Judge of the counsel for the asked leave to file amended ar ticles against exAttorney General new embracing em false NATIONAL of the Treasury Department the Month of May The operations of the treasury department daring the month of as indicated by the debt shows a net increase in the public debt of The bonded debt decreased and the cash in the treasury decreased the net result being an increase of the The interest bearing debt increased Debt on which interest has ceased decreased and debt bearing no The aggregate interest and noninter est bearing April was March 81 it was The coin certificates and treas ury offset by an equal amount of cash in the outstanding at the end of the month was a decrease of The total cash in the treasury was against which Habilities were outstanding including flos Opened Up An Hative Stoek of Goods and IN LAFE YOUNGS BUILDING Under The Telegraph Printing Bead Every Costs You Noth Old Goods No thing Goes Save your Money and Make for r Marshalls New Dry Goods been attorney fought bezzlement and the signing of vouchers he Leeses proposition with and the court took matter under Counsel for the state reviewed the articles of impeachment and the court The interest in the present impeachment cases has been intense and work has been done with much greater care than in ordinary The managers of the impeach assisted by their Judges Pound and have been active in the weeks which have elapsed since the adjournment of the The counsel for the de fense is similarly well arrayed and a not able legal battle is NEWS NOTEST The uprising in Cuba has greatly stirred up the Cubans in the city of New Pending a final decision by the council of administration Paderewski will use his j favorite piano at the Worlds The Canadian Pacific has made arrange ments for a line of steamships between and The University club of New York gave a reception to the officers of the visiting American and foreign menofwar now in the The George Wheatly of has accepted a call to the pastorate of the First Presbyterian church at Deca John Humphrey of committed suicide by shooting himself in the Business difficulty was the Professor John Nollen of and Professor Sidney Starr have ac cepted respectfully the chairs of modern language and latin in Iowa Grin The Hematite mine of the Lake Super ior Mining at will be closed down for the season within a few throwing out of employment 800 An application for naturalization papers was refused Nels Nelson at Webster Saturday because he said he would not fight for the United States in case of a war with Curry of has received from her Donald Mclvic of who inherited from a Scotch Lord Bran del bane of An oil well has been struck in the Cam den oil field on the Rigby and is said to be yielding barrels The combined output of the last three wells drilled in that the Bron son and is about barrels a The stockholders of the Decatur and Evansville railroad a special meeting at June to con sider the advisability of consolidating with the Chicago and Ohio River Railroad Deputy Revenue Collector Gullison of Fort attempted to procure the photographs of Chinamen throughout his in accordance with the new but all refused on the ground that they intended to fight the matter in the supreme gold amounting to leaving an available surplus Of During the month there was a de crease of in gold coin and the total at the close of the month being that of silver was an increase of Of the surplus was in national bank against the previous The receipts for the month of April were and expenditures In March the receipts were and expenditures Customs receipts de creased from to The payments for pensions de from to An Important Mav question of the liability of a railroad corporation to an employe for damages received while in the service of the company is one to be not by the local law in the state wherein the cause of action but by the general law upon the was the substance of a decision by the supreme court of the United the opinion being read by Justice May issue of standard silver dollars from the mints and treasury officers during the week ended April was for the corresponding period of The shipment of fractional silver coin for the month of April was for the corresponding period Some Opened the Fair by NEW May Duke of through the long distance tele phone from Chicago opened the Press club fair at the Grand Central Palace in this The fair is for the benefit of the building and charity fund of the Press Too Much NEW May attendance at the Elizabeth races Monday was rather The weather was cold an d and the track deep in Weeks was formerly of the Made an NEW May Henry the well known made an assignment to Richard Well law firm of Deforest ft CROOKED Mons City Failures Developing Shady Sioux May in con nection with the recent failures in this city commence to partake very much of the color of Rumors to this effect have been current for sev eral but until now nothing has been given to the public by persons authorized to When the Union Loan and Trust company assigned its schedule showed liabilitus of and assets of In a statement given to the press by Assignee Hubbard he I have not gone far enough to be able to make a statement of the liabilities of the but from various sources I learn indefinitely that they are about This includes both direct and indirect the latter being on account of notes endorsed by the This endorsed paper was mainlv that of the syndicate of the in dividual or of the syndicate companies connected with Another sensation was created when receiver of the Union Stock Yards company repudiated large quantity of paper held against that It was in the shape of prom issory notes made payable lo the stock yards company and signed by Ed Receiver Chesley said Hedges signed notes without authority from the directors or officers of the and the companys books show that the money raised by it waa never turned over to the Not a cent will be paid on it unless the courts make us There is to my knowledge sev eral hundred thousands dollars worth of this paper Drew the Dewltt May New York Centrals Worlds Fair transportation consisting of the Empire state locomotive drawing a repro duction of the Dewitt Clinton engine and the first steam railroad run in New York arrived here at Monday At every station between New York and every foot of available space was jammed with Harper at May who has spent six years in the peniten tiary for wrecking the Fidelity National and who was pardoned by Presi dent has returned to his home in accompanied by his The meeting between Harper and his children was most Walters Strike May strike of the waiters in this city for recognition and material advance in wages for the Worlds Fair period waa inaugurated in a small way at noon Monday by the walkout of the men in two or three oyster SILK 24 inch black Faille worth 24 inch black Rhadamer worth 20 inch black Royal worth 21 inch black Satin 50 inch black Gloria worth We hare no space to quote prices all through the DRESS GOODS Every item a 46 the very heaviest all wool silk finish in all the new worth I 40 inch fine all wool sublime finish I Henrietta in ail the new shades and black 48c sold the world over for 20 pieces double fold Scotch Fancy Mixed and Striped Dress 48 inch Henrietta in LINEN Linens we cut just 52 inch Turkey red 56 inch Turkey Red war ranted fast worth 54 inch cream all pure linen worth 54 inch cream all pure linen worth 60 inch German Linen fancy border worth 60 inch German Linen Cream Dam worth 62 inch German Linen Cream Dam ask worth 54 inch Bleached Irish Linen worth 60 inch Bleached Irish Linen worth 66 inch Bleached Irish Linen worth 68 inch Bleached Irish Linen worth We also carry Napkins to match nil our fine from 2c up to a In our Gingham and Wash we have the finest line ever brought to Atlantic and at popular One case fine Challies 5c per 100 Fancy Bordered Handker chief Ic worth 50 dozen Fancy Bordered Hander chief 3c worth 50 dozen Fancy Bordered Handker chief 4c worth 50 dozen Fancy Bordered Handker chief 5c worth 50 dozen Gents Fancy Handkerchief 5 j worth We have the better Goods from 8c up to Ask to see them it cost you Trade at Marshalls dry goods store and save 50c on the Pins Ic per Best Brass Pins 5c Box Assorted Toilet Pins Hair Pins 2c per Nursery Pins 3c per Whisk Brooms Long Dressing Combs worth Nickle Back Combs worth Fine Combs worth 4 Cedar Lead Pencils for Shoe Brushes Shoe Blacking Vegetable Brushes Sewing Machine Oil 5c Shoe Dressing Gilt Edge Shoe Dressing 19cr Cuticura 19c Pears Base lOc Shoe 5c per Good Hair 9c We also carry a full line of Ladies Ribbed Vests from 7c We have no space to quote prices on but we carry a full line of Fast Black from lOc Call and Trade at Mar shalls store and save fifty cents on the MARSH Seventyfive car loads of ballast pass through the city every day to fix up the railroad in fine shape between here and   

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