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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey YOU IX. NO. 216 FRtfNTON, F ID AY AFTKRNOON, U, 18HO. TWO IS The Old Homaii Takes Leave of Public Life AT SEVENTY-SEVEN YEABS, Grort r Ittnil'ii Warm Tribnte to I lint and Democraiy. Celebration of the Annl- vermirv of Otilo'n DUtlngiilBtied mun at Home 111 HU Tt-ruiuneiit Retirement from the I'olitltul Arena In the Pret- ence of a Score of turnout l.OOO GiifMtH the Banquet In the Fourteenth Regiment by I elaiul, Don IW DlrklnKon n 1 hoiiiaa Kwlng. Hon W. C and Many Others. Con MinsO Senator Allen O Thuiumn lant night announced h IB ab- solute ami umqumnal withdrawal from public life Ihe (ft ision selected by the veueritbU for this declaration was the Imnqiut tendered to him by the pohtical club which bears his name in honor of the anniversary of his birth I1 w IH toward the close of an at times with consider- AH O TH! KHAN able difficult) and 111 a that could heard but H ft w distauJ, tbat, sud- denly KatheruiKUp hls strength and throw ing hiH shoulders b itAward, while his eyea swept the great tlirnni; th it had gathered to do him honidgf the old Roman spoke 18 follow k "My let me say to you, in all sincerity anil without the least mental reservation, tti u I am not nor shall I be again a candid ite for office It a Thunderbolt. The stillness which for a couple of mo- mer-ts followed this declaration was in tense It seemed as though one of the thou sand or more upon whom the words had fallen felt that lie had lost a friend Then as, with tremblin g voice, the speaker went on to say tllat he felt tnat he had been suffi- ciently honored by his party, there was a reversion of feeilng, the vast audience could no longer restrain Itself, every man arose to his feet, napkins were waved, and there went forth cheer after cheer vyhicb might have been like the reverberation of cannon for blocks away And amid the enthusiasm the statesman who had practically said good-by sank into his seat A Banquet for a King. The banquet iteelf was a m affair Nothing like it has ever before been attempted in the Buckeye state The Fourteenth regiment armory had boon transformed into fairvland. The rafters of its ceiling and its whitewashed walls were hiddeu from view by thousands of yards of bright colored bnnting and silken flags and banners innumerable Around the floor, rising tier above tier, were the choicest products of the hot house, while above all towered majestic palms and fra- Kidnt exotics The orchestra was hidden from view in a mass of foliage, In turn surrounded with a curtain of smilax At the southern end of the hall, upon a heaped with palms and row, in bloom, crayon per traiture statues of Mr Cleveland and the special guest the evening The table of honor rested upon a plat- form running half the length of the hall Longitudi nal with this there were sixteen ta 4 a DBICE bles, each with accommodation for eighty seated vis a-vis Every chair hac Its occupant, while there were hundreds more who, finding it impossible to gam a place on the mam floor, were content to the proceedings from the gallery The Coming of the It was shortly after 8 o'clock when the cheering from the large crowd which hat gathered on the outside announced the ar rival of euests. and wher POWilEll Absolutely ruro. A of UrUr i of in 0. he ex st tin tor arm ni in in w M h I'M sidtnt John J LinU, of [lit Ihiiruiiu iluh up jearedou the SCBLIL (.lost l> fullounl by LX PreHident Clevel vtid and Sui itor McDonald, tbe iheeiiug WHS hearty aud prolonged Mr Ihurumu bat on the right of the prewideut, hia aou, Alltu xt to him, and theu iu HUtcessnm Sen ator McDonald, Don M Dickins-m W C P Bretklnndge, Ueii 1 humus J- Governor Boyd lo the left of tht chair were seated Grover Cleveland Ot-u H A Harrison and Bishop John A Daniel Latuont, Governor aud Senator Carlisle Nearly two h >urs were occupied in discussing the elaburnte menu after 10 o'clock when President Leulz rapped for order, aud iu i ft w well chosen wordsT proposed the toast of Our Guest Mr IhurriiHn, gn ruing to re- spond, wRB greeted with uproarious ap- vhifll "Hutjut HI j 1 unto naMng restoreu, tie BpoKe as follOWH Mr Thuniian'n Hpeet h I am not liere to muln to make an elaborate speech I ftm to express m a fnu my beartfflt appreciatiun uf the h m >r >uu have so Icladly seeu fit to do me to tt auk with my ?i hole tout my rieigb- bors, my fellow cltl- zenh of Ohio ami the dwtfupulshtd gentle- mco from other Htalia ftjr their mark of fnei dbhip and es- teem I din liere at the agt- of 77 to re- peat in} testimony, so oftf ii i) f my c a ii fl d e n t P in Die oeuefi i nt of C P BItECKIHRIDOE free imtituti ns and m> firm of their duration ou thm continent and their gradual but exleiiKion over other and larger por tlona of tbe globe I hope that it Is not pr the hu man race The Age of Liberality. And m these seventy-seveu j ears constitu- tion of oearlj poTprnment if h irjpe has Ameliorated by the mtroJin. ion of more liberal principles Lentral and b nth Ammca have become a congeries of republics Canada and Austra la are substantially with out tbe name and even in the far ea.st oriental Japan becjinen more free and liberal with every Ivmgjear And m re yet light seems to be breaking over benight d Africa and men of a sanguine aiiJ philosophy are predicting without fxtittng ridicule her re- demption from her barbaric t-let p uf centuries In a word, freedom uotrns to be gradually cir cuuinavigating the globe and pr ud thought for us the p hat I have said may to hi me like ex travagant (ptimisin if only to reply that I always preferred to pessi nilam and common tsc LU b on nn part to bpeak of the unifoiiii kiudness that I haie rnteiied from boyhood to old age, from the people of this state, of the honors they have conferred up n me be- yond my deserts of the numerous and dear friends I have made and whrse atui hment can never be forgotten for a moment or remembered without emotion, of the distinguished men of Ohio whom I have seen aud with many of whom I was intimately arq minted and of just pride with which I have witnessed the wonderful growth of the state until her name is known and commands respect throughout the whole civil world But Ohio is the theme from which you will hear from j our distinguished governor and no oue w better qualified to do justice to it than he I bUall therefore confine to few personal reminLicences if tht serve DO other purpose will prove to joii that it is an (Id old man w horn ou honor so highlj to night The speaker went on to say that he had seen and talked with the first governor of the state, Edward Tiffin, that he had known its first tinted States senator, Thomas Worthmgton, that he had been private secretar> to Governor Lucas, and seen and spoken to Gen William Henry Harrison, and had been intimately ac- quainted with many other illustrious Ohioann now dead and gone He paid an eloquent tribute to Rufus P Ranney, the venerable and eminent lawjer, and con- cluded his response in these words. His Withdrawal from Public Life. Before I conclude there is one statement that I feel it my duty to make In one of our town papers, a few dajsago, I saw m> name augg sted as thiit of a propei candidate for the or vice presidenc) m I resetted to toe the suggestion for appearing m a paper tnown to be friendly to im aud published m the place of my residence it might naturally be suspected b> sliangers that it was inspired or at least approved by me Hut such was not the fact I no idea that such a suggestion would be made until I saw it m this j ape My friends let me saytojou m all sincerity without the least mental reservation that am not nor shall I evei again be a candidate for office I have been sufflueiitlj honored bj my party and neither ask nor dtaire an> further honor than continued friendship and good will Gentlemen I have said enough more indeed than I expected to say Once more let me re turn my sincere thanks You have gladened the heart aud brightened the footsteps of an olc man, your devoted friend, m his de-cent of the hill of life when he has almost reached its foot May God bless >ou all is his earnest prayer The announcement of the next toast, "Citizenship in and the pre- sentation of ex President Cleveland to re- spond, was tlie signal for another outburst of enthusiasm Mr Cleveland said Grover Cleveland's Spt ech Mr President and Gentlemen I follow the promptings of a-heart full of dcxuti n and ven oration as I tender frum the Democracy of tbe great hiate of New "iork hei tnbuteof for the man whom we h >n tonight I am commissioned to claim foi m) her full share of the glory wh ch has been upon the American name and chruacter by one whose career and example cannot be pro cmpted and whose renown not be limited in ownership to the neighbors and friends of any local Ity We contest every exclusive pre tension to his fame and greatness, be- cause he Is a neigh bortoallthe people GROVFR of the land bpcnuse he IB the friend of all who love their country, because his career splendidly illustrates the best and strongest elements of our national character and because his example belongs to all his countrymen It IH fitting that those who have faith In o destiny as a nation who beliavo that there m. noble things which belong distlm'tlvel> to our character an a people and who at Its true worth pure American citizenship, should gather hereto-night It Is given to us to contemplate the highest statesmanship, the most un> folding and disinterested devotion to the Interests uf tho people, and the most valuable achtevomtHits In the cause of our country's wellfare all of have been stimulated axjoomoHiimd thi The agreeable plensantnoBi In taking Hires Cough Cure overcomes all thoughts of medl cine. At the same time It is ihe most efleot- bftrinlosc remedy ever discovered for innu i u imp ilse or ti ut, unj ci veiled dv rtj JL m the exam plf ull u U 1 n ih s uwi m if genuine Ameri .u citui nsj ij i to us IUH a safe uud in fallible in ipitici in ullttt t cles of a It utf tin 1 1 onorablu public urctj and i "'i uufail iif, guidt to an J fume Thu Plaio i'eople Kulers lu thin ptt stme aud in the at UK sphere of ftfLtuns hh u 1 IK t misjj tht lesson they cotnu.itud t m n r fn 1 t our uj rt cia lion of tin value of ilii., citiz uhhij. and revive our Hpi u hfii-.ion of the sentiments and cundi H i i vvlm h it lias its rise and giovvtb And l f all should be profi undlj Riateful that the elenifnts which make u[ the htit and or of inan citUHiiship ae s naturally rylutt-d t i ui i lat HI d iif b MI 1 ho iutngueH( f n n aid v v, Intli tuiii! tlie m livi fual ImruLtii Mh suLji-i th t-u I j le-> lilt l j] ul ir rtje at d distluctS tht a LeuU u from abiiM and disor nt the Bthemt-s of uqnt ul and M-Ifinh aggraudi incut w i ich n aki s u lush pit have uu L.U nidtf plat P in )tn n iti n 11 tiff Hfie the mi pe ihe land are lh" i 1 s Ihf ir f p wet 18 oul) ac( imp tnl I with the onditi that thty she uld 1 vt- their couutrj lhat thej should jml ounl> guard aud protect its und fuir fame and that all the int with which the) aie suJowed tthould be devoti i to an under standing of its needs and the promotion of its w elfare of American A couotiy broad and new to be sub lued to the purposes of an S existence aud pi numing vast and indppen lent rcsouices and a mtelli gt utlj undi rtitaudtug the value (f a free nation and holding fast to an use afftctnu for its hintoiy and its heioe." hax_ had much to do with moldn g out Aim man thai a tt r an 1 giving tt bardiho >d and But it should in be for gotten that the i tlnpuce which nmethau all other tha Lr> tuw made our penplp haft deposi lanes of gjverumeutal power and Inch has furnished tht sure--t guaranty of the strength and flheiepubiic bource m the American home Keckleaa and Expenditures. I have spokf-n of frugality an 1 PI on jiuj an 1m portant fat in an life I no fault with the accumulation of wealth ai d am Klad to see eneryj and enterpuse receive their fair re ward But I IM heve that our govtrnmeut in its natural intnyriij is exmtlv suited to a frugal and et onomn people, d i it IK safest in the hands of thos condcruti hut flip- patjth ien IP h ipnt ss an i ecou withmthe h r watch ful care aud pi p ar nn down with burdens greater than th can bear and are made the objptts of scorn by h ird ta kmisttrs we will not leave their side gteat Get man reformer, in histu g LI, n hm telijii t.i nMctious in the pres ence of h s u u-trs txcla nied 'I iu do n else Htrt I HUH 1 G il h me M much ot-htri ui in a d i idt cheapness and the po i and fi uhal u u 1 women (f our land we will-land f )rih m defeiist of their him pie Ament in in defiantly proclaimim; We can do nought el-.e Here we stand >u Conception of True AmerlcanUm When the iironmtcr of apaitj mtvta IH which invades everj h HIP in tlie Liu 1 ith higher prices that cheap and nasty go to gether aud this whole sjstem of cheip things is a badge or ert) for cheap merchandize means men and vhe ip men meAn a cheap we mditrnanth rcju hate such an In terpreiation seutimeut AnLutien Another one in part} who has be- come no tor ou-. as the advocate of a contrivance to perpetuate partisan supremacy by outrageous murfereme wi h the suffrage aunoun es that the crj foi (.heapnpss w un American we scornfully teplj that his sppech does not indicate the slidhtpst ct ui epii m f true fncatiMii I nil] not r r conceal tie fact ihut tin pi tended relit f U-tulert 1 to the j e the jarij tiitnistd wiih t? meat nab but a ne topij tlie del 1-. UK lined bj the purchase of panj sutctss while n fin tht r nit i eased the mipneiislmn nt f tht misses Die Chfap CoatH of Llnroln ml The peopU w t n nl 1 ist ai on t 1 n I d m i'i led an explniHitH ti Tn I i I leen f i 10 jears that iu in dMnlnii no ben lit. thei K erumt ut in 1 adnim stf i d wi h t ij i ililj aud justice The) I a i It d tl at u i th HI t mdispei k ion spict il ih mil u a d d not entitle its j. os--ess rs 10 vfrum ntal favi rb Humble un n th c inn i j i uies ha i b' en encirui ayed bv the i ct and spirit of ur mstitnti )NSi tu jiatti LC n mu itj to the eu I that tl i v m enjoj to the ut most the rewarJs (f thtii toil Caught In (lit Art of Robbery The ha 1 rs .1 th whth w as i aught in the att ol robl r a 1 win h urn I the people fur a viL 1 m u i f its ti tist w their sad predic inn nt tn a dt spuate txpi daut Toatumit toicvtisi tiiet trui cunifjtn an 1 I t tla mo t h tiuruble senti meut 11 Ii nguiK t Amti K in od weie the disKrateful tJLsks of tho whoiusulti d o ir people b> the unntniucMiit nt nf HIP d ttiiiu that to dt sirechnyn ss Mist 1 milt prac tin tc uoiiij iu i ft tt> w is HU Aim i ican Thus d) we p iml> s1 e tlmtwli n the path ponitpd out bv pjitt tihin uu I Vmti nan citizen sh p H foriakui tn a jm ij inpuwn furs lumes of st [fisliue-s and f i uuscinpi Ions 61 nspuncies f s t iu tint, ul I mil iu lii f u n IHLU f, u-.li d t. i -t iti n N Ins t i ll I I i li t i) wl i j i t I n 11 1 I i i i IK U un I Am h j i i I m w l u r tut n in l t il 11 Unit t ti IH HI nun I c j i i, fUlli tl I IT L-. i US rt I. J.LL Lu iiIj. 1 (I e Ii I l i I t li IK i whHli tit 1 ij L timt Oil but t s ij, ni d It LL i ii It (f ui J ui I li j i t< J tu inJii m tin in i it s r Hie situ 1 fust nt-.s mid d. MI i f ijit t 1 inn UiuiiMHb s LIU let UK n Lw LOiKiimug the iv j i v wbith uvvHitsiiHas iirftllow t uniiun i j. n a jji r kiepitiK i linpts and lli'ir i IM u st ti I fail in nn il l Uieu it st tl n wjfinA an i duly b> ignoble p LH s i u bha 1 nit t pa not it i i i n nil wed u. f II v, the gul lain r ui I t n st t i iu v i Uiniiijed b> ibt lihl L i u 11 AIK n tiu LI N 'up THE WRECK OF THE SERPENT She Was Considered Unitetiu orthj Hefore Left I'ort LftjNDON Nov s ship Lapwing IMS left Vigo for the sit i t of the berpeut s wreck An adnnriltt ullntr m an iiitt lew on the subject of tin disaster IIHS exprtssed the opinion that the ber pent'b may betn h> leasoii of the larpe dei MM of iron along the const fr ni thewruk slate th it rk of extri catitiff the bodies It that the m rush of water caused tin hollers to ex plode This probably act minis foi the great of 1 fe it isbtliotd that tlie of the failed to a lit. w fur the eth t uf a strong shoievvaril cnrient that pievaili at th.it point on the umfet I hi rt, was a unanimous sentiment Serpent's crew duung the last iniiutuvtr-, that she was nut rthy experts, however, difTeiing views on this point Admiral 1) jwell he wnul 1 have gladlj undtrt ik n a around the ylobe in the berptnt Admiral Kliot the H-rpent was a un tju. speci man of the shoddj built' ship she had abburdh powerful engines in a tr ul frame Vvera1 war N which were disp d to scene ol ih w 111 k m re bponse tu the British admit i recjuest for such absi-itance, are u 111-1114 around the searching f jr >ipt-cs and w ret U but -the) have imi wuh httie success Q leeu Christin i h is ul a plied a message ot sj inpath> to Q in n iciona Ihe adiiiiitilt} hasdnettTl i tiy ttion the ioss of t hp cruiser Meanwhile there is endless unofficial gos Bip and rumor is to the of the (lisas ter Experts the constitution ol the whole class of v esstls to w inch the pent belonged and insist that safel> aiu! endurance ira Iwtb bauihced mthistvpc to the desire to make spt td1 "The foerpt-m is desctibed b} these critics as over the engines, and unfit for a dangen us It la also a.sse-ted that in the eflort to decrease her weight such thin plates were used that the actually betit with the water s pressure 'hi, truth or falsit> ol these reports w ill be settled at the official inquirj ihe 1 imentable affair h is revived the de ruand that has more than once before been loudh riNtdfur a thorough mvefetuation of the methods of the adtmralt} winch it is morL than hinted are tainted w ith f uor HiMii andjjbberj to the detriment of the 's etli( Ihe en uf the ill f ited included man} veterin bailois drafted from older ve-s( ljut also an uniiMially mini bei tf jtuiu men -eceutly mstru in toi uedo ItH Urst State Legislature. CHMI-NM- Nov first W) state met at tl capitol It consists uf forty-nine members, of w horn nine three senators and six rep rest-tit aie Dunouats Nothing be }ond cITt t inti ield to the of this medicine The Worst Type. "My son was afflicted with the worst of icrofnla, and on the recommendation of my druggist I gavo him Hood's Today he la sound and well, notwltlistanding It wu said there was not enough medlclno In I 111 noli to effect a cure." J CHRISTIAN, Titipolls, TU Be aura to got Hood'" viursuparilla ________ i SI I, fcjOIHOODtCO IOO Doses One Dollar Kerns Mains Have been assigned the Agents for the Referee Safety, And Invite their friends and all who take Interest In cycling to atop In and examine It at the Cor. Warren and Mill Sts. Repairing a Bpecinlty. The lament variety o! SUPERFINE CREAM (JMOCOLATEft Kimranteed to be the finest made In the 0. S will be found at Fine Confectionery Store, 2OBSOw.l.t-l SAO -'XT, TBKNTOS, N. J. Fancy Frnlts, Ice Cream, Soda Water, Cream Sodas, Milk Stmlswi, Lemonade, always on hand, and the best that can be had and niAde, Thcie are Prlcot Nnv 14 Ihe Critic. Iht, suiluiieul thai the te cent IIin r> in st cUs and the pa UK in iht. t not it) mm kt i i i L d it to the wit 1x1 run ul from LIU in at ion In the Louisiana 1 >ttt r> u of OOU OOU surplus 1 his lineal M 1 he I ritu s inf i man! w i-> iluc to a (It 4ire to injute IN lit mral iinuinaker K[ a and tht hub in spirt 11 thin net suld to e bten rt fur tlit nijiirj m flicttd on the lot. ten t inpun the re teutl) enattttl pi ital It r Mr aoaiuakc r is iitl 1 iei[ misible Two Men Dimii URCHKION Mass 14 hlward J fin n was killed mid h n Its mils fat all) injured un the Old 1 n> itii tun! tracks near the watt i In n n ks last niglil jj the fast fi i uht fn in H islun 1m h ran he in dim n V t ir 1 man w hu as ith the others jtist In tort-tin, an-idem is uol to be found nnl> tukeu to the Mas- lmstltH hospital and the doc- torn little h >p? of his recovery Both tlie melliod and results Sj i up of Fijs is taken it is pleasaut and refreshing to tlie and acts gently jet promptly on t'ie Kidneys, Liver and BowtK tUiuiMS the tern effectually, di-pcl? cold- head aches and and euns habitual constipation. Si rup of I'iga is the only remedy of its kind ever pro duced, pleasing to the taste and ac ceptahle to the stomach, pinnipt iu ila action and truly beneficial in its effects, prepared oi.ly from the mo t healthy and agreeable it- many excellent qualities commend it to all and have made it the most popular remedv known. of Jirrs is for sale in 50c and SI bottles by all leading druj gists. Any reliable druggist who may not have it on hand w ill pro cure it promptly fur any one TrlM wishes to try it ___ pot accept an) substitute, CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO FRANCISCO CAL. LOUISVinF. KY f Yi.Kf H Y Notice. The ladies will find at Walhs' all the late arrivals in Woolen Yarns, among which we highly recommend the following famous favorite brands Best imported German Knitting Yarn, m all colors; best Spanish Yarn, in all colors; best Saxony Wool, all colors; Knitting Wors- ted, all colors; imported Zephyr and Zephyr Germantown ouly in very best quality. Likewise we call attention to our grand, superb stock of Fall and Winter Under- wear, Childrens' Outfits, Chil- drens' Cloaks, Coats and TTats and Caps lor the Fall wear. Very latest handsome war- ranted made ot the best materials and superior workmanship. Fall Hosiery, Kid Gloves, Corsets, fine Muslin Underwear, All new goods. Fine Umbrellas, in endless variety. One Gloria Um- brellas, which sell at 81-50, we are now selling at cost; yes, truly cost, only 98c. Call and be convinced. i i CITY IIALL This Cannel Coal, For ofen grutf8 in immenpe. It light, takes chill off the honw, hlpzPB like soft coal and lasts like hard. Our Anthracite Coal, For Works, Blmt FnrnnctB, Cham Ac, Ac. Our Jumbo, For Domestic nse, a specialty. West Va. Cumberland Coal, (The Rtnkiw for Steam and blacktmithing, can't beat. Wood, In all nhiipti and kindi. Wilson Stokoc PHONIC 147. MADE BY SPECIAL PROCESS--THE BEST. Cocoa is of supreme importance as an article of diet. Van Houten's has fifty mort flesh forming proper- ties than exist in the best of other COUMS "BEST GOES FARTHEST." 1 he tissue of the touja bt an is so softened is t lender easy of digestion, and, at the same time, dfoma is developed oncetripd in orlKlniU. purr, .ola- blti locoa. Invented, patented and nmde la Holland ir d it ay t r and of the numarona In fact c n [arat nil eas y vo that no ottur COCOA equals thu i in solubi) ty agreeable an i nutmife qnall- Largest ula in tha world Ask for AN HULTE-. a and take no otr-er 45 II I 1 I I 15 EAST STATE STREET. W i NT nut STY i, HI nmituYS SEAL SEAL CAPS, AT. 'S, MH, Of T O -V S YOUMAN'S IIA'n A SPKCIAUY. The heav} stock <_am makes our Stores headquarters in Philadelphia for Winter Overcoats. Can't imagine a Man or Boy who cannot get the right Coat at the right price in this great assortment, and no matter hat you pay we guarantee neat- ness, comfort and good service A. C. YAH 8 4 RO. 6th Chestnut. 13th Chestnut. (Ledger Building) (New Store I MEN'S SUITS A good suit for jjlo I A better from to 20 AND OVERCOATS fA fine suit from to 24 Dress Overcoat-., Ulsterb and Cape FOR DRESS and BUSINESS.] Overcoats from to 25 'i IN" 'i'Jri i- IT J-'OIT. YOUTHS' SUITS, Prices range on these goods 'CAPE OVERCOATS from AND STORM COATS. J to CHILDREN'S SUITS 1 A nice suit for AND NOBBY OVERCOATS A Good Overcoat for 50 rmer grades in proportion from 3 years old. Beautifully made and trimmed SMOKING JACKETS We have laid in a very elegant line and of these garments from to LOUNGING COATS, j Dont miss seeing them CUSTOM Stocked full of all the novelties for Suits, Overcoats and Trousers "KfAKTMRNT.J A perfect, stylish fit. Sinclair, vannost Co., Clothing Manufacturers. 39 Kast State Street. YOa'l1 WUTTINC MAfJHPTK No Ribbon. Direct Printing. Perfect Alignment. E. Challenger
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