Gueble & Nippert

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Gueble & Nippert - TRIPLE SHEET THE GRAND PROCESSION The Dead Men...
TRIPLE SHEET THE GRAND PROCESSION The Dead Men by Torchlight. Great Bally of Democrats and Ten Thousand People, in Line, Grand Illuminations, The people of New Orleans have been in the habit of referring to the great Democratic torchlight procession of 186$ as one of the greatest events of the kind that ever occurred in this city. The Democrats and Reformers, looking forward to the great event of last night, did not dare to even hope for a display of equal magnitude ; yet, that grand ult'air of 1808 has been equalled, not perhaps, in paraphernalia and trappings, but possibly in the exact! number of men participating, aud certainly in the extraordinary enthusiasm of the participants. participants. At an early hour a large body of metropolitan police were massed at the junction of St. Chares and Canal streets, but for what purpose can cm y be conjectured. conjectured. It was understood to mean intimidation. On the occasion of the Liberal procession there was nothing of the kind. If it was intended thereby to intimidate, the purpose failed. As the crowd gathered on Canal street, and the lively dead men, in column after column, came pouring into Canal street, the M . P.'s disappeared. There was never a grander sight than the procession of last night. By eight o'clock. Canal street was packed with thousand upon thousands of people from the Levee to Rampart. Many hiuses were brilliantly Ulumin - b house of the Seymour terns, as were also the establishments of Messrs. Gueble &. Nipper t, D. Lopez, Madame Sophie and Mr. Kuutz. of Carondelet and Canal. there were displayed two Uluminations representing stars. All alonte the line it was a grand ;, suchl as was never before number of houses brilliantly uluuiinated, and these with the torches. Abe Roman candles. rockets add th red and green lights, p three miles. From one end to the other of this long line, the e ide walks were densely packed with peo de. Ladies in vast numbers graced tie galleries, and waved their handkerc liefs in token that they were proud to wn the " dead men" and " last ditchers" as their husbands, brothers, street, and down Magazine to Canal, wnere tna procession was dismissed. ' to say that this procession was at least five times greater than the gotten up by the Liberals on the Saturday night. It was part ic ularly distinguished from that dots than enthusiastic: they indicated an indescribable vigor and moral couYage that promise a campaigi all svhatev endless task to describe i incidents of the niaht. s the lonfe line wended its way to Jose phine street and thence on the return. the blazing lights made the city appear 'as on fire, particularly the isplay of red and green lights. Saturday. On theretui from Josephine street many of the clul dropped oil, particularly those beloni A prominent feature of procession v B of the Deinoqratic candi - and folio Wed by They werje greeted with great enthusi asm wnenbver observed. wing is a list of the Marshal Is, all well - known and pro ruins, ruins, to whom too mnch credit given for the admirable man - ch they performed their dn - A. WILTZ, Grand Marshal. - and his nent cit cannot be Capt. Jno. J. Mellon, Edward Booth, Fitzgerald, J. Pluckney Smi L. L. Levy, Jno. Fltapatricfc, Dr. J. N, Pol well, A. J. PiUpa trick,

Clipped from The Times-Picayune11 Aug 1872, SunPage 1

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)11 Aug 1872, SunPage 1
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