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Harrison 1 - OL. X- T f Nrvnrrt .V I V l wuui.ii. o Monday...
OL. X- T f Nrvnrrt .V I V l wuui.ii. o Monday Evening, makcii iso FOUHTJT EDITION TTX 1. Co Arrived Rv Special Train At 11:30 O'clock. ' An Innncn: Crowd of People Gathered at the Union Station ; To Welcome Him, Cheers Greet 'the Ex-President As lie Steps From the Train Es - coned To Ilia Old Home Oa North Delaware Street. ". The na tional flag, the glorious stars and tripes, floated proudly from window, housetop and tower to-day, waving a welcome Lome to .Benjamin Harrison. The welcome accorded to -Benjamin Harrison, citizeu, was greater than was ever awarded in this city to Benjamin Harrison. Presi dent. ' lie came to-day, not as the chief executive 9i the United States, but it the individual accompanied by those he lore and greeted by those who lore him. There a grand oul-ponring of 'the people to mid of Indiana. It waa not a political p.-ig.-iuit, with its ear-pierciug fife and nerve destroying drain ; the cheers were t the echoes trotn inarH that yearned for Mi re; those. ho lilted their haUand bowed as Mr. llusrixou pussed did it because they honored uud respected him aa a citizen; the power of the. ruler had departed, but friend, ship tor tne man remained, and it waa this thnt wui extended to bim. . . , - The reception waa an informal one. An elaboratolisplay, his friend thought, would Ik- out of place; it ws desired til at his fellow-citizens receive biui without pom p. Benjamin Hairison is home again to Jive aiming hii old neighbors. f AT THE STATIOX. ' The .Assembling of the CrowdMany Flat; Floating; In the IJreeze, Th arl v ninrn i tt sn ti Mn its isrsi rays. down on. hundred of flags that were flunif totliebrcer.es. The decorations were not elaborate; they were in keeping with the reception plain, informal, yet beautiful. A most every bnnnou honae on Illinois, Washington and Pennsylvania streets was bedecked with banners. The national colors hung in ' the windows and the doorway flairs, flags, . Haifa everywhere wavePa W Iconic, and by l o'clock half 'of Indianapolis mo down town in its holiday mure. The center of great attraction was the Union station. Superintendent bit-comb and St.uiun-iiias.ter Rogers hd made arrangements to handle the large crowd they knew would visit the place. By 10 o'clock l was estimated that at lea? t six thousand pooplu tt) re in and around the building, and every one was trying to gain a 1nod idaee to see cud hear. The first orvaui.Htiou to reach the station wnt. flirt l.j.uiiitt 'A-on ' A kinnifitlnn . lit charge of Captain LouU Kern. It formed -n th )Jfl.a and then disbauded. General iiarrifoo's regiment, in ciiare of, W. II. Cooper, chuio next, halting in Meridian itrcet at the east rnu of th train sheds. It wit the intention of the various clubs to reach t l.f Million by 10 o'clock, but word wiii hi-tit to them .that the train Was late Hid they did not arrive until 11. Atl0:4j JJT THE CSIOX STATIOJi, the Frosres", Bund, in its showy nniforrn. marched down Illinois utreet and iu front of lle vtatioiu A aquad of police numbering tl'urtv. in cbarce of Captain law- 1-n, Serjeints Hylund, Iaporee, Meflbrd, AViUoii uud Lowe, arrived at the station at lOtt.". The sqiwd waa detailed te handle the crowd and keep it bock. At 11 o'clock the Ktrnins of music attracted the crowd's tttention to lllinoi street, and coon the Ind iannpolia liand, leading the Columbia Club, Mttrion Club and the Com-,.mdf..ijii Travelers' Association, arrived, l li y halted lor a few moments on Illinois ffret't, n.iin lied acroaa the plaza and count-er-inurciicd:pn-k, leaving opn ranks ex-ten din jr from MeCrea to Illinois street. A short t nie after they were joined by the I'.uildcrs' Exchange uud the liar Association. By this time the inside of rthe station era thronged and packed with a mass of people. The vt ritud.is were crowded, and ut leest two" hundred stood on the platform ever the door. On the plaia the people numbered" t least three thousand; they climbed on the stout-bordered parks and made a-mther pretty picture. Two of the parks are in circular form, and another a irianirle, and the crowds there were, in the same shape as the pnrfc on which they stood. Several time th crowd surged and bushed until it .leoined as if some one would be hurt, and the police were obliged to straighten out tho tangle. . THK MAtlSIIAL A5T HIS STAFF. Oraud Jlarshnl Fred Knefler waa early on the ground. His aiitanta and ta3" wefce A 'jn O. ncrul Robbins, Geo. V. Spahr, 1U IS. O.ivcr, Alien Jleudiicks, Jacob Ilantsh, lU rt Adams, Ci C. Foster and Ad Hercth. The marshal was kept busy issuing instructions nud seeing that they were followed out. . J. K. Carnahan looked after the military movement of the diflerent clubs be ore the nrrtvul of the train. ' ieorre H. Chapman l'ot, arrived at Ijai and formed in lino on Illinois stre-t, irt command of James IHiun. shortly eft r nme ticorve H. Thoiun I'ost, edm- iiiitnded ty JaiiieH Twinaine; then followed Ma;ofAmIeron Pot, in commaud of J. Ii. li0. ' - The trsin was mnning na second section f the N-w Yo.k limited on the IVnnsyl- Tauut. ki-.owa No.'Jl, and wascheuiilcd to ariiv-' 1 1 1 :. ; s. When that hoiirarrivcd there w:isri-li through t'le ht'.tion bytheerowd, wm wu-M.d to see it -one in. All Ml b it k. liowrvcr, en it wns learnwl tliat the t a:!i w : ! uv. It wus reported th:.t t!;e tm'.u s ml i';e ..y from tn minute to ti iiotiraiKi i. iituf l.tlutid time, bnt this s found t i be a mistake.-. Chief Trail lJispnteh'-r M -A !; me put out a buljetin anootracirg ti.nt the train -would Hntve '"t 1: i. r Hum 11 o'clock. Thai j,"ive tht'-c.in')",in(. on arrariire-ents timet iioM a s- .mt unTtli',- inr the tin k-in-r-'oiii. It a the intention originally f.,r-thr club ar.d tirntid Army post not to do any mtiri ii j but funj ly open rank S-.d all wj.'r- 11 -imson and .party to ride Hi rough, 'i'h!. however, was eluiu'v'cd. and it wa de.-itle-l that ail tf; 'o ".-nriiz.il ions w iii-d escort him as f..r us tin: Hotel Detii- ; Ar.r.IVAT. OF THK TP. T Another bu'.o 4 a-'tionnced that the train would' arrive at it:.. n:v1 i-iia the crow d mr.'ol t'o:irii ti e f. ..ill en; r.tnee, but this t.'me ('aft l'-. 'i "'' aii i the polirc wc rn luirid ' ;i '' wide p i a -i iv:iv ttsiA ll.t: in. ft: r tj the I ,1 ou UR. HARRISON HOM the south. 03ieers ' patroltd up and down Uii human ainc.'and kept the people back. Kar to the eastward was .heard three blast of a deep, hAare I whistle and th t ry "a taken up, "Here I conies the train, now." In two minutes the hujre engine alowly turned the curve eat of ! ileridian ktr.iet end rtraiahteucd down the aecotid track t wardi.the aheda. The bell elanned, there wan a snort or two from the locomotive oud then it crept slowly into the tniru tied without a sound. Attached to ( the engine a . a baia?a?e-ear and two j sleeper. Aa' the . train catne , in the crowd that aoroewar bad man ; asred to ret inside of the gate pressed forward, and it required the euorts of .Superintendent Colbert, Captain Dawson and the entire force of police present to push tnem ba k and keep the people from being hurt. Thi waa finally accomplished j.t as the reception couimittee, headed by Governor Matthews, marched to the biz fate and opened rank. The train pulled ten feet post the main platform and stopped. On the plutfonn of the rtar car stood Ueorge W. Uo.vd and laniet Bansdeil. while a little back front the iiiside of the car stood Mr. Harrison holding Baby McKee by the hand. - , . Acmin the crowd surged up, and the police ha 4 to throw themselves against it and push it back m as to make a paenvjeway. 8ta-tion-Mater Rogers signaled the engineer, and the train moved backward to the wain EEJAMIS HAMtlSOJT, XX-PHZSIDEXT. platform. Mr. Boyd lifted the. trap plat form of the coach and stepped down. A hs did so Governor Matthews arid Mr. Hilde-brand walked out to the car, ready to erect Mr. Harrison when h appeared. Mr. llans-dell alighted, and after him came Lieut, Parker. There was a lull for a moment. and then Mr.- Harrison appeared in full view tn lhe " plat form; ' A ; tremen dous shout ' that ' - almost' . shook tire . iron - girded . building " fent up. The ex-l'rewdont lifted his hat and bowi ana smiled, and .Master Mch.ee, wno clung to his hand, opened his eyes in wonder. As Mr. Harrison reached the platform. Governor Matthews grasped his hand, fol- lowed in turn by Mr. HUdebrunuV, A-n old i woman, wearing deep - mourning, had pushed her a av thronirh ud in an instant bad Mr. Harrison's hand, in both of hers and shook it vigoropsly John -W. Murphy alighted, followed by Mayor ballivan, and then came the remainder of the reception committee who were on the tram, and after them Mrs. McKee and the little daughter... Mr. and Mrs. li. S. McKee uressed forward and greeted the arriTals warmly. All of this time the cheering continued, and Mr, Harrison waa kept busy -bowing end smiH ingvbut ho had so much handshaking toil o that lie could not lift his hat, aud Messrs. lUnsdell and Parker did it for him. Mr. Harrison moved forward and on the arm of Governor Matthews,' with bared head, started toward the building. His eyes rested on the large flag druped across the top of the Li? iron gates and he smiled approvingly. The members of the reception committee opened ranks and lifted their hats as he paused through. . X , IS THE STAT10X BCTLDISO. Once inside of the building the multitude; there assembled shouted a joyous welcome. Hats were thrown into tlie air; ladies waved their dainty handkerchiefs and clapped their hands; cries were beard of ""Welcome bouie,M "Ulad to see you," "Home again," and one of two old fellowa with more familiarity than ' yelled "We are all glad to politeness see you. Bea. Mr. Harrison was crcatir pieasea an bowed continually, and once or twice culled V f 1 y ' iiul t . .'I t rt HARRISON'S HOME OS XOETTT DEUWABE STREET. the attention of Governor Matthews to some incident. The waik through the station was necessarily slow. "Mayor Sullivan and the reception committee followed behind Mr. liufrisou end Governor Matihews, and tlie ladies of the party brought up the rear. LAST STAGE Of TTIE JOl'ltSET. Mr.. Harrison end I'.irty Driven' to the O'J.1 Horns. Outside the station at the north entrance the police had made- a passage way to the edge of the -curb, where W. R. Holloway was stationed. Deputy United State Mar-frhal Ed Conway bad charsH of the carriages, and as Mr. llartiiou desi-ended the steps ordered one' to. the stepping stom?. ' All around the . plaza the windows and door- of the building were crowded w ith people and cheer after cheer went up as Mr. Harrison walked to his carriage. In the firt csrriage were seated Mr. Harrison, Governor Matthews and A.- L. Hendrickson, chairman of the reception committee; iu the second Mr. and TdrsT II. S. McKee, Mrs. J. 11. McKee and her- little daughter. Ia the-thirdr Mayor Sullin, Lieutenant Tarker, John ' W. "Murphy 6cd f5.-o.-ce Tanner; in the fourth, George'W. I yd, Supterintcndent F. G. Darlington, ral M:ro:i and C W. Fairbanks; in the til Ui, John Wiinon, JucUe Woods, Judge! Daker and Daniel Ransdal. Four other arriaijes were bUed with tue reev- Uon committee ana irien as. ; .tub rKocEsiox movks. ' On the announcement tnat the train waa In sight the procession, was formed on IlfWioia street, near Georgia, where H as loi cateM. at the head of the procession, the "ProgWa band. In advance, of . the tandwas Sergeant Ilagerdorn, witii Your mounted patrolmen to clear the way, Following the band were the members of the Seventieth Indiana, Mr. HarrUon's old regim nt. about sixty of them in line. This waa the escort of honor, and Sir. Harrison's carriage divided the regiment iato two platoons. Walking on either side of his carnage was a special escort composed, of W. U. Cooper,! K M. Smock, Kobert Cath-cart, J. M- Ilogers Valentine McMullen, J. C. McLean, A, C. May, and rriee Ervin General Knefler sent an aid to the head of the column and ordered it to move. The mounted- police walked their horses close to the curb and' the erowd was kept on the aidewulk and the street car tracks, just one-half of the street being given up to the procession. The Progress bfliid began to play "JJoHie Sweet Home," and - the procession moved. - ' ' ' Following the mmhers of the Seventieth Begiment were the U. A- K. Posts, George IT. Chapman Tost George II. Thoroi Post and Maior Anderson! Post, and the Gentian Veteran Association, .fter .the old soldiers came the reception committee and committee on arrangements and the other carriages. The Columbia Club, numbering 125 strong, wearing its unique and pretty badge, but no uniform, followed. The club was in command of President Ross Hawkins. Then the commercial travelers of . In- dana,' numbering sixty, in -command of Cary Mcpherson. The Indianapolis band followed, leading the Marion- Club, of 123 men. commanded bv President J. W. Fessler; member of the Builders' "Ex change, forty-five m number, in command of Conrad. Bender: the Indianapolia Bar ;A ..li k;..., i e thirtv-two. cnarge; or ivooert i. lamo. M .... . - The ride up Illinois street was a perfect Ovation for the ex-President. Cheer .upon cheer rent the air, and at one or two points tie waa covered with- nowers thrown Irom the crowd, which seemed to please him ex. ceedinely. Peeple pre.sed forward to catch sight ot mm, and tn tne crowds he reeog nizea many old acquaintances, to whom . he spoke land ' called by name. As he turned on Washington' street he was greeted by glad shouts of welcome, and from the windows and verandas of the buildings bats- and handkerchiefs were waved. From Illinois street to Pennsyl vunia there was a large crowd but there was not so much noise and enthusiasm. Those who delight in shouting-and cheer ing seemea , xo : nave Deen in the aricinity of the . station - and Sonth Illinois, street. Pennsylvania Itrect was not wild, either, though there was some cheering. .. At -Market ttreet a halt was made and ranks were opened and the car riages drove through to the Denison. Here was stationed the Indianapolis Band, playing "Aii Id Lang Syue."- -'--,-. It had been the intention of the committee in charge of the arrangements to have a reception at the Denison Hotel, but for some reason this- wss abandoned. The people did not know that the plans had been changed, and as the first strain oC the band- were nenrd and the head of the parade win seen turning into Fenn- sylvania street the erowd thickened up around the entrance to the hotel. A number "if .ladies were assembled at thiarMiity-- all carrying bu 'ies and bouquets of flowers. The balcony over the main entrance to the hotel was crowded with ladies and every window-in the hotel was occupied by one or two ireopie eager to catena' glimpse of Mr. Jarrison. The public library on the opposite aide of the street 'wo crowded with Jadies, who waved their handkerchefs with enthusiasm as the procession appeared. . , PASSIXO TlJE DENISOX. -The ladies Ln theb.otel had provided themselves with tiny silken flags, and a-tOe carriage containing Mr. Harrison came in . sight they ' waved them gayly. When the carriage arrived opposite the balcony, a lady in one of the window tbew out a huge ibnnch f roses, which, scattering in the air, fell into Mr. Harrison's lap and covered the floor of the carriage.- Ex-Governor Ira P. Chase was waiting1, with a number of friends, to welcome Mr. Harrison, and, "with the rest of the waiting party, was much disappointed at seeing the parade file right by the door without hulling. As the parade passed a - number of people who filled tlie windows of the Exchange Block started cheering.. It was taken up ty the crowd in the street, and repeated araiu and o,-:iin until Mr. Harrison, half rising from his seat. bowed to the plaudits of the multitude. At the corner of Ohio and Pennsylvania streets the baud evaded playing and fell out of-the ranks, and a number ot ths carriages and all of the jiiaivher turned back and dispersed. The remaiader'bf the carriages drove up Massachusetts avenue to Delaware street, and up Delaware street to Mr. Harrison's home.' Delaware street was profusely decorated with bunting, nearly every bouse showing one or more ilags. The windows along the street were lilied with curious people, who cheered spasmodically as the carriage bearing the ex-President piigsed. ' Afler the lirst ' two blocks had been passed, the iee of the herses was increased, and t a smart trot the party were? driven up to the door of the Harrison home.'-.: -.rv - ''. :L'. AT THE UOMt'-Tlie door 5 was open t Ireeeive Mr. Hiu-rison, and . a small crowd - had gathered to aee him alight. The carriage soon deposited its load, and alone Mr. Harrison' entered . his home. As soon an the members of the family were inside the door was shut. After waiting for some moments for a sin from the silent house, and getting none, the crowd of people, which was expei-tius a speech, departed and left the hou.se with its distinguished oc-cupint. ; .,- t , A tEGISIATITE tVlXCOME.' The Hooh Adopt Complimentary Keso-, Intions ,Staiidlg Vote. At 12" o'clock in tTiellouse of Ilepresenta-tive to-day, Representative Cullop introduced the following resolution, which, upon motion of Mr.. Cullop, was adopted by a standing vote. The vote was unanimous: , Whereas. The Hon. Beniamin Harrison this day returns to hit home in the city of Indianapolis to take un his residence aa a citizen ot our State; and - ' - Whereas.' f he said Beniamin Harrison has ervl his fellow-countrymen with distinction as." the chief executive ot this great Nation, therefore; be it . : Resolved, That the House of Representatives of Indiana extends to the Hon. Benjamin Harrison a cordial and hearty welcome-upon hia return this day to hia home, and extends Its congratulation to him for the hiirli holior he ha achieved for himself and the State of Indi-snaaa the President ot the United States of America, from which high office he has just retired rull of honors ; and we also congratulate thecitireu of Indiana, irrespective of party, ia having him as an honored citizen of our fctate. . And be it farther resolved. That the Speaker Of this House is hereby aothorued to transmit a certified CQjy of these ri-solutions, signed br the Speaker and clerk of the Houe. to said Benjamin Harrison, intoj-minsr him of the action of the House in the premises. - OX THE SPECIAL. TKAIX. .Weet Tlie Committee 3Ir. IIrrion At The committee to receive Mr. Harrison on his return tali U old home left the Union Station this morning at sharp S o'clock in a special car provided by the Pan-Handle. The committee consisted of Mayor . Sullivan, J. W, Murphy, president - of the Board of Trade; Eli Lilly, president of the Commercial Club; F. G. Darlington. Charles WV Fairbanks, John R. Wilson, M. B. Wilson, A, AV. Uendrickson and E. L. McKee. On starting, it was not, exactly known at what point the train conveying Mr. Harrison and bis party wool I be. met,, but later on it waa found , that the meeting nlace . . 0 a .... ... woum ue near liienmona, ana it proved to be at Germantown, five miles east of that city. It was 10:1j when tlie reception com- H' :'tf' 3 1 1 IX WiSinXGTOX STBEET. mittee boarded the special train that brought Mr. Harrison to hia old home and old friends. As one after another of his neighbors filed into the ear. each was received by the ex-President with a pleasant word and a heart v shake of the hand. He expressed his appreciation of the visit-of the committee, and in the conversation Inch followed aid more tnan once that he took comfort in the anticipation of having a good rest. - , TnE RECEPTION AT RICHMOXP. , A few minutes before he had had a re ception at 'Kiehniotd which had moved him deeply. The train arrived at that place at 10 o'clock. The station was thronged with people to give the ex-President a hearty lfoosier welcome. Cheer after cheer went op as. he appeared on the rear platform. J udge Comstoek and L. D. Stubbs, heading a delegation of eitfeeus, came forward. In response to the demand Tor a speech the General spoke aa follows: Mr Friends You wlrase me from at tempting to speak. J verym jny appreciate your Kinaness ana tme cimiuu j in waica ra receive me s T fmt back to ray -old State, tatare yon C?vi ith a great sense ot satisfaction that JnTnd myself again simply an In-diauian (cherst; your neighbor and friend, as you are .ine. In the future I shall eh- citizen to co-operate with you hat makes for the dignitT and honor and pros peri iv of Indiana cries of. "good," "Rood" and cheers and aa a citizen, in that larger sense that embraces the . indissoluble union of all the States, symbolized by the fliiu:, to co-ooerat with you in upholding the honor and dijrnity. of the American Union and in promoting the prosperity of all the people. ( Cheers. Attain I thank you. My horuo-coming is, a you know, accompanied with a great personal sorrow. For the sympathy and kindues vou have shown to me I most of all thank you. jCbeers. Mr. Harrison exhibited great emotion as he spoke, and at lait choked up and was unable to speak further. As he concluded hundreds of persons throneed about the platform to take him. by the hand, and these manifestations of regard continued even after the train had begun to move: MB. HARRISON'S APPEAEAXCE. Mr. Harrison is in excellent health, but appears much older than at his last sad visit here. His hair and beard are much whiter, and the lines about his eyes deeper. He was dressed in his nsual frock suit and wore a dress silk hat with a band of crepe about it. The special train consisted of one baggage-ear and two parlor coaches. The car assigned to Mr. Harrison was the Davy Crockett, and the other, in w hich were his daughter, Mrs. J. Ii. McKee, ber two children (Benjamin Harrison McKee and Mary MeKee) and three maids, was the New Zealand, one of the coaches in which the General took his tour to California two years ago. Thenthcr members of the' party were J. XL MeKee. Dau M. lUnsdell, Lnitod Stafs i Marshal of - the District of Columbia; Lieut. John F. Parker, President; Hr-.j rison's nav&l aid, detaild by the Navy lie-' partment to make this trip: Georsre V. Boyd, assistant general patscnicer -,-ent of tlie I eDnsylvgnia road, tin charee of the trum; E. F. Tibbott, Mr. Harrison's stenographer. , . MK. HAUIUSOX-il 13JTENTIOX3. ' He Ha DeHnite Plana For the J-'uture. - Mr. Harrison, while feeling sad at this home-eoming sj a house from which the beloved mistress will be absent, has kept in good spirits and has even been cheerfuL The day waa" beautiful, the sun shining gloriously, in great contrast with the day on which he left Washington. "Xo one's name to be sent in to-day," be remarked cheerily to Mr. Ilansdell and then added thnt he felt great relief to be away from it all. Senator Yaryan. the ninety-year-old statesman from Wayne county, got oa the train at Richmond and rode in Mr. Harrison's car to Indianapolis. Mr. Harrison was pleased to meet the veteran, and they, talked together for some time.' - . Mr. Harrison is not' communicative as to his plans for the future.' He says that he lias formed none and will leave to the future the detarmining of his movements. For tlie coming- summer and autumn he will remain at his home, 'o. 674 Xorth Delaware street, and rest. The only plun for the future an wrrangerneut made with Geo. W. Boyd to so. two weeks hence. wnen tne tineas Pcgin to ny, to some point on ...., Mvi.eru j. t:.iu suu Havana, auu nave a ietv tiays snooting. Mr. Harrison's dauchte.r. Mrs. McKee. and the two grandchildren will live with him for a - time,' at least, though such an arrangement can not be permanent, a Mr, McKee is in business in Boston and Mrs. McKee will in time take op her residence there. Mr. Harrison, as stated ia the newspapers, has accepted the otter to deliver law lectures at Leland Stanford - University, Palo Alto, CaL, "but no time has been definitely fixed for the labor, that being left entirely with him. He will not go until late next autumn, and will then remain about two months. It is not a resident professorship. ' It is understood - that the compensation will be .'.1,009 a year. , Mr. Harrison says nothing about the oiler made to him by the Chicago University, nor about an offer recently made by Vale. University, which was understood to carry -with it a hand- f some compensation; The acceptance of the oner or Mnnford University was largely on the score of -personal friendship with Senator Stanford and an agreeable acquaintance with the president of the university, Dr. D. S. Jordan, formerly of Bloomington University. ' Senator Stamford talked to Mr. Harrison on 1 1 ia. an h i. .t. atiter the November election, and the offer at once received favorable, consideration, Mr. Harrison recalling the pleasant time he had at the senator's place at 'Palo Alto while on his California tour. A Mr. Harrisoa expresses it. when apeak ing of his future movements: "I have made bo arrangement or the cominjr summer or tail. I have not arranged to be at any place on any ' particular day at any particular time, l intend to go home and est." Mr. Aieh.ee wta return to Boston on Wednesday.- Mr. Kansdell will be here several nay with his friends. "My com mission," said Marshall Ransdell, "expires on February 10, IJftM, but nobody expects me to remain in that long. - Naturally my time would be up at the end of the fiscal year, at the end of Junr. - On my return I shall tender my resiguauon." ' THK B.ECF.FTIOJT TO-XlCnT. Arrangement ' Completed Decorations : ln the Capitol Corridor. Tlie State House was decorated to-day for the reception to be given to ex-President Harrison to-night, The; court south of the rotunda was heavily draped with flags, which hacg from the four shies of the second and third floors. Opposite 'the Gov- MRS. H tU. emors ofiice is a stand for the speakers, which is also draped with the national colors. After the speaking the people will be received as they pass through the rotunda. In the center of it a platform has been erected, upon which Mr. Harrison will stand and -shRke the hands of those who pass without danger cf the crowd mverfer-luc The rotund.t is elaborately decorated with flags, which are draped about the bases of . the itiarMe figures. Above the niches are potted plsnts and more flaes. The reception will -betrin at 8 o'clock. The entrance will be on Washington street and the exit to the north and east. A band of music in attendance wiil be stationed on thethird floor. Governor Matthews will deliver a short adJrtof welcome on the part of the State, and wilP be followed "Uy Charles W. Fairbanks on behalf of the citi-ren. Mr. Harrison will respond. Aftr the addresses Mr. Harrison and Mrs. MeKee, assisted by the Governor and M rs. Matthews and the mayor and Mrs. Sullivan, will receive in the rotunda. FOCIt YEA113 AGO. The T"arwell -Vrl of ?Ir. Harrison "When He Started For Washington. Prsileut-eleet Cer.jomia Harrison left-hi honifi on North Delaware street February 27, 1S-1. at 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon ICootinueU of aecond i'age.) this that the who city enjoy Vice-President appear-ance ping. I I took took read that to that of the . of be was door then having Senator resolution of shall shall 30tu tion v ice-rresiaeni, Representatives on and until ' Some ana of State tled three the Jump, for lively, cate Indianapolis, for marshal-ship Paoli, There ing aa and Ex-Governor uorn-r.ing. show now for are ex-Gov. former under fore, he curing The J. the He is the weeks. drove on what have the of for presumptuous intention hope ignore Senators such possessed euy hf is to the whose versant, consult Union, their Ar-liugton rooms Kiaster of feeling to be that

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  2. 06 Mar 1893, Mon,
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