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lL,ATTS3IOUTII, XKISHAglvA, MONDAY i:rENIXG, APIS I Ij 21, 1889.
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WE WILL CliLLBKATG
The One Hundredth Anniversary of the In
auguration of George Washington.
Grand Banquet at tho Oporo
House Noted Speakers
1789. Presidents. 1389.
1 II I H, lilt
waa lliht in
the waters b
I'aul J ones,
during the car
ly part of the
"T Pluribiis Unuin" wnr, on hi
privateer ship '-Ringer," with which he
did noble service on the Allatitic Ocean
Though usel on land previous to the
lioistiug by Commodore Jones, the first
usa of the fl ig us representing nil the col
jnics is dated from its appearance on the
Hanger. lliete htars and stripes in red
white and blue have been the colors to
represent the American Union on land
anil sen for on hundred and eleven j-cars.
and hare lead the original thirteen states
of four million people, in oppresion and
poverty, to a great Union of thirty-eight
stater, of eight' million people, of inde
pendence and wealth, and has won confi
rfence and respect Ironi all foreign pow
ers, on land and sea.
.Benjamin Harrison: "A hundred vcars
Lave passed since th- government which
our forefathers founded was finally
organiz.-d. At noon on the :;Oth day of
April. 1871), in the city of Njw York,
and in the presence of an ass--mblage of
the h. role men v. Iios ? patriotic 'devotion
Iiad led the colonies to victory and inde
pendence, (leorgs Washington took the
oath of olliee.-n Chief Magistrate of the
jiew born reonMic. This impressive act
mtm preceded at '. o'clock in the morning
in all the churches in the city by prater
for God's lIcsdiig on the government
And its tirt-t prci dent.
The centennial of t !j I - ilhistrioiis ev nt
in our history has been d I a red a general
liolidoy, by art of congress, to the end
that peo)le of lite whole country may
Join in co-niiiein.irative exercises appro
priate to the day.
In onwr 'hat the joy of the occa
sion may be associated with a deep
thankfulness in the minds of the people
or all our b'essings in the pat. and a
tlev.iut application to God for their
gracu.ys coutinu nice in the future, the
representatives of the religious creeds,
hoth Christian aud llsbrew hive iiiemu
rlzcd the government to appoint an hour
for prayer aud thanksgiving on that day.
Jfow, there-fore, I, Benjamin Harrison,
President of the United States of America,
jn response to the pious and reasonable
reijocst, do recommend that on Tu esday,
April 30, at the hour of J o'clock in the
morning, ths people of the entire country
repair to their respective places of divine
worship to implore the fayor of God j
The followint is a short sketch of the
men who have held the reins of presi
dential power during the first century ol
our nation's history as a republic, which"
we puhiidi as well worthy the occasion.
Gko. Wamiinotox, coiiuuander-iii-chief
of the Continental forces during the revo
lutionary war, and first president of the
United States, was born in Wefctmoorlaid
Mjunty, Virginia, Feb. 22, 17:',2. From
he fact of his being the first president,
ind having rendered much valuable
trtsUtance to his country in its struggle
to break the yoke ot British thraldom,
he was termed 'The Father of his country"
His inauguration took place in New" York
April 30. 1730 at the place where the U.
S. sub-treasury building now stands, on
Wall street. He served two terms and
died December 12, 1700.'
John Adams, vice president during
Washington's administration was born in
Braintrce, Mass., October 10 173.1. He
served one term and died July 4, lS2fJ.
Thomas Jeffeiison was born at ShaJ
well, Albemarle county, Virginia, April
2, 174:1. He has become world-wide
famous as the author of the ''Declaration
of Independence." His first term began
in 1801 and in 1804 he was reelected.
He died July 4, 1824, as did also his pre
decessor, Joliu Adams.
James Madisox was born at King
George, Virginia, March 10, 17.11. He
was secretary of state during Jefferson's
entire administration. He served two
terms and was first inaugurated March
4, lt0!). 11 died at Muntpclier, Virginia
January 23, 1830.
Jamks Monroe was born in Westmore
land county, Virginia, April 20, 1753.
Under Madison he was secretary of state
and war. He served two terms aud died
July 4, 1831, being the third president
to dia on the anniversary of the Declara
tion of Independence. He was the
author of what is known as the Monroe
Doctrine which has been well followed
by the United States ever since.
John Quikcy Adams, son of the sec
ond president was b rn at Braintrce,
Mm, in July 1707. He was secretary of
sjdte under Monroe, was elected in 1824
and inaugurated March 4, 1S25, serving
one term. II; served one term and after
it had expired he was chosen as repre
sentative by his district for a number of
years. He died at Washington during
the session of congress, Feb. 23, 1S48
Virginia, March 20, 1700. During his
administration Texas was annexed to tlu
Union. HU term expired Mjreh 4, 1 S4-.
His deatli occurred at Richiiutf.l, Vi,
Jan. i7, 1802.
James Knox Folic was b;ru in North
Carolina in 1775. His inauguration took
place March 4th, 1845 and lie served cm.?
term, during which the war with Mexico
took place. He died iu Tenn-sse-e, in
. Zaciii-iky Tati.ok was born in Orange
county, Virginia, November 24, 1781.
He won great renown as a general during
the Mexican war, after which he was
popularly called "Hough and Heady."
Ha was inaugurated March 4, lBV.i, but
died before the expiration of his term
July 0, 1S50.
Millard Fillmork, as vie president
took the oath of ollice on the day fol
lowing Taylor's death. Iln was born in
Cayuga county, N. Y., on the 7th day of
January, 1800, and served the remainder
of Taylor's term, die.l in Buffalo, N. Y.
March 8, 1874.
Franklin Pierce was Irn in Ilills
boro, N. H., November 23, 1801, w is
inaugurated March 4, 153 During his
administration the Port of Japan wa
opened to Ameri can trade. Pierce served
one term; His death occurred in New
hampshirc Oct. 8, 18G-.
James Blciianan was born in Frank
lin county, Pennsylvania, April 13.1701;
secretary of state under Polk; was inau
gurated March 4, 1857. and served one
term. He died in Pennsylvania June 1,
Aarauam Lincoln wash-in in Kentuc
ky February 12, 1809; was inaugurated
March 4,1861; served one term an I had
just entered upon another wh-m lis was
assassinated. April 14. at Ford's theatre
in Wasliingtt n, by John Wilkes Hioth, a
tragedian. During his administration
the war of the Rebellion took place. He
issued the famous emancipation procla
mation in 18-31.
Andrew Johnsov, as viC3 prosi lent
under Lincoln, assumed the duties of the
presidency on the death of Lincoln. lie
was born iu North Carolina, in 1803. At
the beginning of the civil war he was
governor of Tennessee; served as presi
dent the remaining three years and eleven
months of Lincoln's term. Di-d Ju,ly 31,
1875, at Catter Station, Tenn.
Ulyses S. Grant was born at 'Point
and the following November wes elected
president of the United States. Proba
bly no administration ever opened under
blighter iuspiecs than that of President
Garfield, aud every tUy it grew in favor
Willi the people, anil by the first of July,
1X81, he had completed all the initiatory
and preliminary work of his adininistra
tration and was preparing to leave Wash
ington to meet his friends at Williams
College. While on his way to the depot
iu company with Secretary Blaine a man
(Jitteau - slipped -hind him, drew a
revolver and tired directly at his back,
inrlieting fatal wounds. It has been
truthfully said that this was "the shot
that was heard around the world." The
deed nearly fr-jz-sthc blood of the nation.
He win smitten on the brightest, gla-ldest
day of all his life and was at the sum
init of hispow.T and hope For eighty
davs he lingered and suffered. II", how
ever, remained m is r r V i !" ; I
last, add by his magnificent bearing was
. .1 . 1 1,
ceaciiiug me country auu woriu me
noblest of human lessons how to liye
grandly in the very clutch of death. Ik
passed serenely away September 17, 18S1,
at El heron, N. J,
Chester A. Artiilt., as vice president
undr Garfield, succeeded him to the
presidency at his death. Arthur was
born in Frank'.in county, Vermont, Oct.
5, 1830. Previous to vice pr sidency he
served two years as collector of port at
New York. After the expiration of- Irs I
presidency he returned to private life and
died November 8, 1880.
Stei'hen Grover Cleveland was
burn in 1837 in Caldwell, Esex coumy,
N. J., with I umble surroundings. His
public oliicea were district attorney of
Eiie county, New York, 1802; sheriff of
Erie county, N. Y., 1800; mayor of Buf
falo, 1881; governor of New York iu
1882, and in 1884 was elected president
of the United States, served one term and
is now practicing law in New York City.
Benjamin Harrison, thetw-uty third
and present president of the United States:
Mr. Harrison was grandson to the "Tip-
Exhibition Every Saturday
Pn Vont f our Store, an
EVERY PURCHASER OF ONE DOLLAR'S WORTH OF
! 3 Um;0!i!MM UUUUO)
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS and SHOES,
or anything in our Ele.mt Line of Guori.-,
Andrew Jackson was born at Vas- ! Pleasant, Oaio, April 22, 1822. He'made
ham settlement. South Carolina, March
15 1857. He icrved two terms begin
ning March 4 1820. He was the boldest
and most fearless man ever president of
the United States, which added greatly
to his popularity. He died June 8, 1840,
npar Nashville, Tennessee.
Martin Van Buren was born at
Kiudeikook, N. J., in 1782. Htt was
honored by various public position?, as
U. S. senator, governor of New York,
and as vice president during Jackson's
second term. He was inaugurated Mar.
4,1837, seiving one term, 1837-1841.
lie died in 1802.
William Henry Harrison,, the hero
of "Tippecanoe" was born nt Berkley,
Virginia, in 1773, was inaugurated
March 4, 1811 and died the following
April on the 4th, the duties of the ofrice
i falling upon the vice-president, John
that the blessings of liberty, prosperity
and peace may abide with us as a people Tyler.
und that His hand may lead us on in the j Jonx Tyler served Harrison's term,
p iths of righteousnefg aad good deeds." j He was born in Charles City county,
his record during the civil war, in which
he was promoted to be chief commander
of the Federal trocps; was in::uguratcd
March 4, I860, and served two terms.
He died July 23, 1885, at his summer
home, Mt. McGregor, in New York.
KuTnERKORO B. Hayes was born iu
Ohio, in 1817 He had lucnhouored by the
people of his native state a liumber of
tim2s, at the tnij ) of his noinin-itioa, be
ing governor of Ohio. He was inaugur
ated March 4, 1877. I lis administration
was quiet and unmarked by ajiy disturb
ances; he served one term, arid is yet
James A. Garfield was born Novem
ber 10, 1831, in Cuyahoga county, Ohio,
near Cleveland. He represented hisstate
pecauou'' Harrison ot 1840. B-Jniimin
Harrison as a citizen, general, lawyer and I
United St ttea senitor was a worthy man.
In June 1883 he was nominated for the
presidency of tho United States and
elected in November last; was inaugur
ated March 4, 18y0. President HarrTsou
was born at North Bend, Hamilton Co.,
Ohio. Augu.st 20, 1833. H is a pure
type of an American citizen, worthy and
respected by the whole nation, and his
administration celebrates the one hund-
reth apni fersary of the nation's history,
Tomorrow, which is the centennial an
niversary, April. U0, will be celebrated
in Pl itts nouth as a grand holiday. No
church services will be held, but nt 9
o'cloc k a. in., the booming of the canon
will announce the opening of the grand
centennial holiday, as at that hour, one
hundred years ago, proceeding the inau
guration of Washington at New York
City, the bells and canon peeled forth
the first glad sounds celebrating the
nation's first president. The first boom
of the mnon will be signal for all church
bells a id the fl rebel I to rnr and the
ranon will be fired at intervals of five
minutes for a half hour. The grand pro
cesdon of the day will move at 2:30. It
will form on Chicago avtnue right rest
WILL RECEIVE A TICKET
Entiteling them to a chanco at the Drawing which will
take place October 1st.
Tho Leading Clothiers, - 5th & Main St.
All parties will please take particular
notice that the bell will ring exactly at 2
o'clock p. m., which will be the signal
for all organiz itions to move promptly
out of their respective halls and march
directly to Chicago avenu, where they
will be assigned places in the column as
they arrive on the ground.
AT THE OI'ERA HOUSE.
Grand and extensive pr parations have
been made for the Great Washington In
augural Banquet to be given at the opera
house in the evening. Parties, noted and
! not noted, will be in attendance from all
ing in front of Judge Chapman's resi- i I,:,ris ?x 1,16 s"re- Btom"""1 cnM B
dence. The line of march will be I occasion. The Banquet mmn and
follows to wit- I toasi programme is litre presented:
No theat on Chicago avenue to Pearl
etreet, eat on Pearl to Sixth street, north
in the house of representatives during on si ctj, to Mliin gtreet, east on Main to j
nine successive congresses. Iu the civil Secord street, countermarch wrst on Main
war he was promoted to ths rank of : lo Fourth street, mrth on Fourth to
major in 1803 for brayery. On January ' Vine street west on Vine to Seventh
,q,ai i i ; .i tt u . street, south on Seventh to Main street,
14, 180 he was elected to theU. S. sen- Mst )t Ma?n to second street where the
ate by the legislature of his native state, column will break ranks.
Roast rijiwitli Annie Sane.
lioat Turkey, i;akei 3"ans.
Ten lerioin of Peef. S'aw.
RiiRli Plum Padding.
Ie i Cream .
Ice Milk. Ice w ater.
AFTEii DINMEU PROClt.VM.
Tml Master, 7Vis. Jrffcrmm.
' hut when your troublel country called yon
Yoiir ilaiiiiiig courage aad your matchless
To fl.'rea content ion gav a 5i-os;rrnn end."
To.iJ-t "American l.il.i.'-inhi," lieo. Wash-infj-
I oust American Juris prudence, "John J ly.
Toat -In Union 'liieie Is .-strength," lien.
'.V J P.ruat-h.
Toast The Puritans " 5)r J V H irsha.
Toa-t 'TIuj -r.ill"in of - Selt-Wowrninene
S:ilve t an l Srtll (!.". .Line's Otis.
Tot".!. "(Miri'onntry of fo l iv.' lt-v J C. Tai!
Hei.-lain irion -Ta'il Revere." l It 'Iliatl.uru.
Toad Vejt- ul th Mar of Km aire Takes
if O-viiive." e.enj. Frank li l.
To ir "The Evolution of tin;
A It i'hainc.
Toa-if "Our Xatio al Credit,"
Toast ---Tlie Cnti'iition." Patiio II -ir
Toast "The Revolutionary Woaieu," John
Toast -"The American ScIi-joI.-' Hon J 11
To-er "The Revolutionary Soldier," (Jov J
Song Arneriei. "
T);e cast of characters, in costume, ia
OWIISTC3- TO -A; OOIITIEjlIPJlii.TIIjID OZKZLnTGKK- I IDT TIE-HUE FIRM
r.gi g-i al.ui
MUST SACRIFICE HIS $30,000 STOCK OF CLOTHING, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, FURNISHING GOODS, TRUNKS AND VAfclSES, FOR SPOT CASH ONLY,
3i',li?3a3 Suits $1.
Cliilds Snoo Pants 25 cts.
Boys Wool Suits $2.65.
2Ions Worlring Suits S3.
11 Wool 31ac2s Worsted
XvXcns Ovosalls 35 coats.
Kons "VT oris ing1 Sh.irts 35 cts.
Hons Blu lasinol Shirts 75c
.Xrlens Tans Pants 85 cts.
2sas Blacls Wool Hats 35c.
Sflons Caps 2Tiv conts.
Msns Torlzin Shoes $1.
llonsSewod Shoos, Button or
Mons Calf Boots SI 30.
Moas Shirts and Drapers 25
B-'fifiSs 1 tlie dnresilest SIasBgBes Sale ever seesa In Cass eiasiiy. 14 yosa' want to save
cesals si every alolftar fouy your Sxoecls of
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