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Bloomington Progress (Newspaper) - May 8, 1889, Bloomington, Indiana Recorder s o Roe jag�?T90a valuable Advertis a circulates among the beet Monroe county and is red by every Mcm Bei family. Term. I kit cur. a Republican paper devoted to t1ie advancement of he local interests of Monroe county. Bloomington Indiana wednesday May 8, 1m. New . Xxiii no. H established a. D. 183s. Audience fit a a ii fond Church. Other speakers of Thaddy a re Tho lev. W. H. Wilder and or. James b. Taylor. Tha bolls Watro rung arid Cannon flood. At Elgin special ser foul a a a a a bold 111 Oil of the schools and in the Eret Flag an address a a Dell ored by Dot hop Fallo of Chicago. At a Cregon fell in Cionek was practically suspended and Tho Ostia it in celebrated. Charles Whitney delivered a patriotic Addrean and the a Bools took up the occasion with Joyful memorial exercises. At Kankakee the Centennial of Washington s inauguration was appropriately obey Rod by Quot the Riu Aing of Bells Church Surv loss a monster Parade and Patr Otlo speeches fully ten thousand people were in the Day. Throughout w la sons in. Milwaukee wis., May 1.�?groat crowds attended tie numerous sch terminal celebrations in this City. From 9 to 9 it o clock All the Are Beus Aal Church Bella rang in chorus and whittles tooted in Mccomi aug intent. Union services were Heki in tie Throe divisions of the City and at 11 o clock a monster meeting was held at the Academy of Musio under Tho auspices of the merchants association and Tho chamber of Commerce. The speakers were mayor Thomas drown John Johnston Exco Gressman 6. W. Hamilton and Gen. E. Cd Winkler. In the afternoon the Kourta regiment Light dome Squadron t or Lamidi a Burgh in the morning and a it the court House in those Mug. The principal speaker tee the Hod Meredith h. Kid ii. Me saw Wasu Noton a be t Grill Laos in. Hartm Telle a Bent Ops no in to lib c. Din of the dead . A Kvasni Motot May 1.�?william blur Goss who is Johw Sikying die foundation of he Coni Dorate Gidiun flirt that is to be erected at Alexandria is one of the few men Mil a a fug who has looked of upon the face of Lien. George Washington. A it wit in 18h0, a he fays a when 1 Iasi an apr Nitice fid played in building the new ton .1 a now at Mcnut Vernini wbk 1 off Many a is tors now Corno to see. I n is a lad then. And i remember this was o Boot my first piece of work. When the a Ault was completed i assisted in Roi Novoni the bodies from their old Tomb to their present resting place. It was decided to Ipen Washington s coffin and when it bed heart conveyed to the new Tomb the lid was raised. A number of Inopia were present and stood in he at loss is one while the workmen extra cod the 8<sty Corowa. When Tho top of the coffin led been lifted i looked in. The body we apparently perfectly prese red the Fostrum of the face were Complete and Zero was nothing to indicia s the length of time which he bad been Lead. Tho a so sure to tha air however Brut Ite i troed ate effect. In a minute or two Tho body s i Donly collapsed and Subrani into an almost unrecognisable form. Other than this my recollections Ore very Nils pinot i do not Roin Ember How he body was dressed or anything further about it. The features is 1 recollect them Wen like the pictures i have or. Burgess is 70 years old an. I Baa lived in Alexandria Many years. Hose who know him Well have heard him l elate the Story often. _ n t uk1imb Flag in the Indiana happen Hundred years ago eybnt8 and incidents to lately occur Kaki a an rom try of the he Forout Dolfi of our not it Afeefh Dio a he Kwiim Mouyos a Why to top re la a it a Wold Liko ills 1u�y$ a try. No Man in be Indiana fit tie pro Ipp Forth chafes More and i the Raat ii Ujj Impo Eod by his sentence i Star w Law a twelve year convict sent Fries Franklin Johnson , sept. 1887, on the charge of a nil Nuudi. By the provisions of his Priadi Stuj will Rene ulv probated Young comes in for #75, in cold Cash Sou Jii Quot Dollar of which Bukover he Cpl Najj until be expiration of Hii son7q a to most ten years hence. H Rdby labs Torf figs Thau to Ocon Aroneo of a a Ontic t Fulli heir to a Large estate is to e far that a lest than three of Law or Lumives Sre 1 id fellow convicts All on due rout of org in his father. William Benjamin ,.� Law is serving Ontas enl Mao of twit is and one half years Forn Nyler been sentenced from the Norae con Rodeo. I. 1888. The senior Law Awadla a a inherited it seems by Bis father end a a a will end his sentences pauper a Toia Hie Eon emerged into Tho to e o Minex ii fir comfortable Fortune. Me. the wife of Benjamin la a jr., married at a tender , Zwajg Mubi Maiden it duo was Glass Hail Ore now in prison Here lid off psf Fol Stephen Glass serving t me for lorts like the lows they woe aowmj8jaj Johnson Jim minor a a an i a Tho town of 81. Mar s ing a Boom. A it a Owen county people Are the depredations of River i at a Joseph , Kiye Ira of egg one of the Early Settle re of . County is dead. �?�11� a Bose polytechnic Imti tute at ti4ig haute Hoe til student a. With fever the senior class. A a a new Albany druggists Are been of i overheated by the grand jury for retch up ing liquor without License. A or a reports from severs of the South pm counties of this state indicate am and usually Large Strawberry crop it a the governor Baa Ai Point edit Eop Hilna to Kumler of Butler co emf Tui be a trustee of Miami l Niver Eity. A a a a a a. B. Leonard who reek i year Darlington it reported to be Omen a the claimants to a urge a a the at m try a Logansport Haa org mimed a a Fol it Era club with a. W. Stevens As Braw of. Which will continue or. Mar Phi a sort there. K5 a Thomas Calloway Cne of a amp Pisa county s oldest and most or Anent Cit Lens died from Keut dint Huaie 80 rears. A a Quot a Forest arcs near hew proved Mica have destroyed the Timber on fifty everybody in the Vicinity is oat the flames. H he big at a result of the Hiar Phy at Spencer a tempera ice has been formed there with three a Hundred members. 1 a a or. W. H. Trout of jacks of to club. Ship. Orange county hid Bis barn Tih contents Ino lading Turse horses by Ungi a few nights ago. A a a is Mel stores a prominent Fri maj and j Justice of the Pesce of Sog a the following Deenri Paioa of Tho and riot which occurred at Lahu near guano Wata Mexico a few Days ago Over the incarceration of in Jesuit Phi Meta who were St Crug up the ignorant people ego Aat the Gover meat it Given by a pram neut Erti Xen of Guanajuato. It was nearly dark whoa the priests were imprisoned b it by the time. The Street lamps were lighted 12,00 men roared end surged against the Walls of tha jail they attacked its heavy doers with Pink axe atones Crow bars and heavy beams of Wood end Soma of Tham in a wild of Renej dashed their bleeding Heads and head against Llie a suits Walla. Mamy of to hoax were arwied and in a Short whiles heavy Are was pouring into the windows. The mayor of Ghana Judea who was inside was one of the Arst to tall policemen who rushed up in seeds of two or three were remorselessly butchered and in a Short time More than Twenty of them was tying dead on the pavement. A few scattered soldiers who were in town Ware treated in like manner. The which by this time was utterly unmanageable either by the go Tern meet or the Priar who had incited it now aet Are to the jail doors hut just As Las inmates wan about to surrender 500 regular soldiers arrived on Tho double Quick and pm mind Street. The answered the order to disperse with a yell and a discharge of firearms. The comma ail to fire bras at Onoe Given. Rhe bullets at fearfully Short Mega a wept through the mass of men women and children like a scythe mowing them Down in rows. Still they came on and Volley after Volley Era shed into them Only to Yauae those behind to spurs the dead bodies with Thair feat As they pressed Forward. The streets Ware Sticky with blood sad tha shallow got tars san with it in the meantime a number of insurgents armed with pistols and i him had climbed upon the adjoining houses and tha soldiers began the drop one by one. Aften a half Hoar s fighting a charge with the Bayonet Wae ordered. When the front rank of iks Felt the steel the entire concourse broke and Diady Penrod through tin alloys and by is isl Alto gather More than two Hundred and fifty persons had been slain by far the greater next of whom were miners and other mexican labourers. Tha soldiers lest sixteen killed _ and wounded. Among the slain we a lieutenant. The Fin in the jail was quenched and tha five badly frightened bet determined priest were taken to Guanajuato far Safe keeping. They Are now confined in the casi6llo do Gas Odetas a immense pile in which Tho great mexican revolution had its birth Aad in which the Patriot Hidalgo was subsequently hanged. It is thought that had the recent rift proved Success la 1. Had the priests Boon re sowed Aad the focal authority broken a Mariema uprising might Hove developed. A it is the inc Izmat revolution is nipped a the bad. Bout Lara Clear a Street of outs ill Quot it a gullah Buado Rai. Nov boric May 1.�?a Peculiar afar which might have terminated in a dle of Rous riot occurred monday Between Elm and Center streets and South of Worth liar it. Kitele and company of Pittsburg Mil Itla visiting the City under the Lead of Etelvo Hodut the Bridge Juniper Tourch Gotham viewing the a Ruby lights. When they reached a Point Liot Woen Sim and Couter streets the Eold ters noticed that an a Railsb Flag Abo Toight fret ton was Hoatling from a shop trend cd above an american Flag of smaller dimensions. This angered the Blue Coats. A a there a a bloody British hag Quot shouted one of them. A a let s take it Down or make the shop keeper do it a Seid another and than they began to Call the people in the shop. Every Small boy in the rushed to the scene and in Lees time than it takes to tall it the Street was full every Moth in s son in that crowd was american to the Backbone and they yell Al aul hooted at Tho British Flag and demands that t be taken Down. The sergeant in command of the soldiers acted in a very quiet and orderly manner. He re j nested or. Styles the owner of the place to a most the Flag or at least to place it below the a tars Aud stripes. This or. Eyla seem d willing to Dowben be saw that to la Flag was obnoxious to his neighbors but Bis wife refused to permit him to Tonch it. The soldiers stripped the rag Oft the pole quo Cor than it was put on and in lets than a minute it was on the Grot i town pled under foot meanwhile some it a the in mans in the Street threw stones and broke a few Small panes of Glass and Thoy Only stopped when a woman with a Baly in iter arms appeared at one of its windows Laving this place the soldiers halted a front of the Large store of George t. Enl it amp co., at 112 Worth Street another British Flag was Flung to be Breese Here and the boys in bids polite requested that it be healed in. The member of the Arm at once complied with tie request saying that they had Roisom Tho Flug rarely As a decoration and the addle a passed an end disappeared from Viola while Tho patriotic crowds that Laded tie Streit signified their approval of the sul Quot a a Uulu. And Hirst Light Battery and the six Turner societies a to Saub Strung marched to the Washington statue on the West tide where in immense con source of people listened to addressee by local oratory a big demonstration was hold on the South Side. At la Crosse tha Day was favourable and business was suspended. In Gigious services in soveral churches were Well attended. There was a procession in which More than Twenty sve societies United together with citizens on foot and in carriages forming Ono of Tbs imposing parades Evor witnessed in that City. Col Bryant addressed the people in English the Hon. F. A. Ii usher of Minneapolis in no we Giau and or. Ollis in Gorman. A. At Waukesha the demonstration assumed Largo proportions. People Ramo from All parts of the country and with All Wauk re Jug Turno oot the Vlm�vaw pm i Evalner Quot at in a Quot clock All Tho Bells of Tho Village were rung and then servico3 Wero held in Rifae Dillu rout churches. Tho procession was the largest Evor seen in Waukesha. The exercises at amusement Hall consisted of prayer music Reading of Washington a urst inaugural by t. K Ryan and an Ora ton by John t. Kelly of Milwaukee. At Racine business was suspended for the Day and Ivory Lindy United 1� celebrating the Luoth anniversary of tha inauguration of Washington. At Oshkosh the Day was fittingly observed. Judge Cleveland made a Short speech and read Washington s inaugural. He was followed by judge Burmoo Richard Guenther Charles w. Fulker tha Rev. C. B. Wilcox and others in Short speeches. At Madison there were no Public exercise cannons were fired on Tho University Campus at noon but Madison did not Wake up. The Day in lows de3 , Ion May Moines was in Holiday attire tuesday in Honor of the inauguration Centennial. All of the principal business streets Ware handsomely decorated. An imposing Parade of the principal societies and organizations was held in to afternoon after which Foster s opera House was crowded to overflowing by persons who desired to listen to addresses by the Hon. A. B. Cummins an 1 f. W. Lehmann. Thousands of visitors came in from the surrounding country. There was a Fine display of fireworks in the evening at Keokuk Tho Day was appropriately it olo rated at Rand Park with s Parade speeches Musio Aud salutes of Arcill Srur. Special services wore held in Oil the Churchea at Mason City the City was in Holiday attire. Owing to the Chilly atmosphere the of cruises Ivory held in the grand opera a special from Brazil lad., says the Bloke test Naen of this District 20,00 a number have quit work Beranse of a disagreement with the operators Over the yearly scale of rate. It is generally spill iii misers that tha it Rke is sex the Teper stors offer 70 Cesto Bat the misers Bare not Eom muted themselves to test pries. Of 10,-ms kits Naboa Mia Era Lorn than 100are at work though Thair difference is 1j w Asi Edigton s t1.1to. Die s acts by sending Forth a prolong at Volley of cheers a Centennial a sch. Ali a Delphta a me Chad of decor Atlig la Honor of tha Centennial. I i Adb Lirria a May 1.�?a suntan Wal Arch has Beau placed Ovar i he ent Ronca to Independence Hall where cd sign is met during the last Tea years of the Las. Century. The Arch has thirteen Golden stors. Over each of them is painted 1 to name of one of the original state Pei Ujj. Syl Rania forming the Center of the Arr. A memorial Tablet Haa been placed on i to Aid of tha building i a earing he following Quot the Capitol of the United its tas 1790 to 1800. Here was a list rioted the Arch of the Union of which Pennsylvania becomes the key Stous an Arch must fall if any single state i . Philadelphia greets the Centennial president of the United state beneath. A tri Imphal Arch the Symbol of perfect another Tablet placed on that building reads As follow Quot let l Reed ont Harrison himself Tho Kotal deice Ridant of another Benjamin Harriott who reported fluid in the declaration of indo a a device july i \77ll. Paw Lieeun a or and stand Tor s moment on the very soot whore loth Washington and Adams or it to to sustain Tilo Constitution of the United states. A Quot Many people burned. Fireworks Loru a number of people workmen anti children a re Stirr. Circa of May 1. A during the display of fireworks in Tho Loko front part inc Way to lit horses at the Corner of Hichiji a Avenue and Harrison Street became Unm a Cable and plunged right and left into tha Spectator. Men and women were knocked a Cru and trampled upon and a great m Iny were seriously Hurt while Tho r in twins of the crash were Belg carried off the file id a package or pyrotechnics exploded Aid seriously burned a number of buys w to were Hood us around tha opera Toni incl orge of the display. There were Many onion Hurt who during tie excitement attending the Ealy seecs of tie trouble escaped before their a Taos could be Learned. In fast it is thag Merna impression along Mahigan Avenue to at a dozen were both burned tend i Jared and were carried off to to Weir b knee in Distant parts of the Day. One woman 1� reported to Bavo had the clothing nearly Burnt from her body by a Etc Loding rocket. So Contin be s he thelml Kation. She la Orth of Tia Auoad of eatery Alj Amerlia the us Uomini Amorata w new York a the Cen Englel in to n action will be continued in Tho let Rop a Litan 0>era House to night under the a spices of the National provident unload and iii shape itself particularly to i Odo by ate Tho birth of the second Century of the government of the United hiatus. Trio presiding of ulcer will in con Gies Minnii William Warner from Kansas t Fly mo.,who is also commander a Clef of tie grand army of the be Pullo. The a tutors will to Tho lion. John w. Daniel it a Ted Stales senator from Yir Giula and tit Hon. Shelby m. Cullom United a re i Lului Qiu Ciao car u. Do Tow of the Day. Nesti boy. Francis of Missouri got. Tie scr of Nebraska gov. Penury or of Oregon and gov. Hoard of Wisconsin. Tbs third division consisted of the grand army of the Republic and the Loyal legion. The scenes along Tbs first part of tha line of March beggar description. The Olty Hall and the stands were packed almost to suffocation Ami numerous ticket holders were unable to gain Access to them Bron Wuy As far of the Eye could one War a blare of Bunting and a sea of faces. Housetop windows Telegraph poles and Isip posts private stands without number and every Pissillo Vantage ground vied with the sidewalk crowds in Point of numbers. Just before 12 30 o clock the president and other honoured guests of i a Day were driven past the City Hill stand la open carriages the knowledge that Thoy bad atari cd had been Lelo graphed along Tho line and the military i Odleas had been drawn up in saluting columns on Tho oust Side of Broadway. Tho presidential party was at inst placed in position and the re View of Tho Parade began it took nine hours for the procession to pass. In the Box with the i Rosi Dout were vice a resident Morton chief jus Lico Fuller hic rotary of Batto Blaine mayor Grant. Gen. Eherman Admiral Porter Hamilton fish Elbri Igo t. Gerry Anyox presidents Cleveland and Hay a. Services wore yield in All the churches the principal services being held at St. Paul s Church where Washington attended on the morning it it Ilia inauguration and which were attended to Day by president Harrison. Vloe president Morton sex presi cents Cleveland and Hayea and Many of the most distinguished people of the country. Bishop Potter in his address dwelt upon Tho Trust and dependence which induced the film l Reed ont after a had taken the oath to torn to the Church and ask god for help. At Tho close of the service at fit. Paul s Tho doors leading out upon the West porch were thrown open and the distinguished congregation which had ensured the Broad Way Entrance passed out under the canopy which had been stretched to the Vessey Street Gate and took the carriages assigned them. As soon As the presidential party reached Tho platform a shout of applause area from the see milled crowd. Archbishop Corrigan wearing ids Scarlet Robes was on the platform. He was introduced to the president and vice president gov. Hill mayor Grant or. Torri and several other Hamilton fish hr., opened the exec loss by introducing bib Ridge t. Gerry As chair mail. Tito latter said Quot Vellow citizens. Ine Hundred years ago on this Heppt George. Washington As first president of the United a Latch took his oath of Filco upon Tho holy Bible. That sacred volume is Here to Day silently a us emf to uni upon Bioh or Mem Thomas f. Gilroy Haa been up pointed of tha Pathe works of new York to succeed d. Low Ter Smith tha incumbent. The oath of off lao we administered to or. Gilroy a ones. Or. Smith ref area to vacate claiming that his term of office a not expired. He to barricaded the doors and windows of tha office of Congimi Eainer of Pablo works and appointed sentries at tha Sutra fees. A not flight 1er Ita Poe Semion a anticipated. Furrow up he Law i or Winnipeg Manitoba special Redcoat news from a Toehe Tho spot of the half lir oed rebellion of a few years ago erect a considerable anxiety Hare Aad the people Aow regret having allowed the rebel Leader Gabriel Dumont to reenter the country. He threatens to cause More serious trouble and tha authorities Are being urged la summarily exp press him. Spa Altai factory do. Tha dynamite factory at Idill near Hastings n. T., Vul blown up jut after Tlle workmen had left the building. The powder Bonae blew a finite and the factory containing half a ton of dynamite followed. The Shock resembled an earthquake and damaged houses and other property for Holt a mite around but no one wee injured. .7tv.<s .78 ,3s Cri .3414 it a .27 4 is amp .48 .80 amp ,s7 3.00 0 4.50 4.00 to 4.75 4.00 he 4.7� .88 a .8� .35 4 .35 u .87 a .48 at Whf each. Ind. J. 8. Robertson bras married to Mae Lata Mchenry daughter of John a. Mchenry of tha Standard Oil company. The Bride we for several years n Tea area in the Chicago Pathe Teho Oia and to Weill new among educators a mrik lag Farasy Tvan Sno. The but Odlag trades of Picl a Berg Aad Alle. Theay Olty pm. Hare inaugurated n strike for a a Verace Advance of 25 a Enta a Day Aad Agtha workmen. Abort my Man Are Wui go to Chis ago. Walter w. Weott. U. A. For the past Ira yen principal of tha Paul the Exeter

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