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MAj. GEN. JOSEPH VHEEI-EF. U. S. V. CA ALPY.
HAJ. WM. n'KINLEY
COMES TO AUGUSTA
The President and His Party the
Guests of the City of Augusta
This Afternoon— Welcome Ad
dress by J. C. C. Black-Recep
tion at the Club.
Major M. Kialf) Sp*at Yesterday la
Sninnati aad l»ave the
Hoars to Macoa-Ha Leates Ma
roa for AugksU aad Arrives at
Wbeiess il«. tbe Georgia Failroad
at 4.30 O'clock-Coelog to the
City in Carriage*. Escorted by
tbe Third Kegimcnl of Hegolar
Cavalry and Conclave of Citizeas.
vharis- anoar niota-
President William M<Kin!«>y and bis
party are (be guests of the cKy of Au
gusta this afternoon. They arrive at
Wheiea* about 4: SO and will be driven
to the rity and through ramp Macken
zie, escorted by the Third cavalry and
a concourse of citizens of Augusta it>
carriages and on horseback. The address
of welcome occurs at the Commercial
Club this evening After a brief lunch
eon and reception to the people by the
president. Major McKinley and his
party boards bin special train and goes
direct to Washington, where he will
•rrivo in the morning, and where sev
eral matters of the greatest Importance
await bis attention.
Committees representing Augusta
have already Joined tbc presidential
party. D. G. Fogarty, Esq., wen: down
to Savannah Saturday night an<> spent
yesterday with the excursionists. He
went over to Macon with them last
GENTiiENEH WHO ARE WITH
ftC&fc&LL A. ALGETS.
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THE AUGUSTA 11 EH A LI).
ni*h». Mmn. J, R. Latnar, Jacob
Pbln.iy, C. Henry ('<>bm. W. J. Crtld
and M. »’. Walsh are with Mr. Fogarty
this morntag. They alao joined tbe
pmtdenoa! part) this morning aod ar
rive with the geotlemea this afternoon.
The purpoae to showing tfalor Ma-
Kiulr) • party the <»mp here it appar
ent, The alrongwn hind of effort la
be Hut made to aeeur* a permanent ar
my poat for Autumn and inapertion of
the location that ran be offered la part
of the Inducement to be held out.
The prealttent a party la the Preal
dent and wile. Secretary and Mra
Gap l . Secretary and Mra. Alger. Po*t
maater General and Mra. Smith, Sec
retary and Mra. Ix»n» Mlsa U>ng, Sec
retary WHatm. Mia* Wllaon, Secretary
and Mra. Porter. Assistant Secretary
C’ortlyon. Maj*- General Joseph Wheel
er. Mia* Wheeler. General W. 11. (j»w
ton, Mr* Iwwton, General W. K. Shat
ter. Major G. C. Webb. Captain E. O.
itchier, Mr. A. Hay. Mr. B. F. Brigg*
and other* making forty-four In the
The routn of the President's ride In
to the city haa already been announced.
At Wheleaa the party will he tran*-
ferred to carriages and will be taken
along the XVheiesa road between the
ranka of the infantry dlviaion, afford
ing the President and hll party oppor
tunity to view the camp attd Judge Ita
merit. The party then goes down the
Wrlghtaboro road to the division hos
pital. then north on John* street
(Summerville! to the Arsenal, down
Waiton W r ay to Telfair atreet, in front
of corps headquarters, then east In
front of the engineer camp, then along
XVallon Way to Crawford avenue to
Broadway, down Broadway to Mar-
Vmr.v or Twelfth Street, sou'll N Mar
bury to the north side of Greene, down
Greene to Elbert, north on Elbert to
the north side of Broad, up Broad to
the Commereiat Club, where the Pres
ident and party will be tendered a re
ception and where an address of wel
come will be made by Hon. J. C. C.
Black, to which a response by the
President Is hoped for. The addresses
GOVEBKOK JOHN W. G8166E
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The gcwa4e*t Mud of greethlg »«*
j awi to Major McKinley. Hi* hirtwry-
The Twenty-fifth President of the Republic.
making visit to the South has en
deared him to us. As Mayor Warwick,
of Philadelphia, says: 'President Mc-
Kinley In these few short days did
more toward the unification of this
great nation than any man or set of
men has ever done before.”
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The preeidctrt’a Wlfr.
to see the noted cavalryman ns they
are to see the president. Geo. Wheeler
was born In Augusta end is dear to
Augustans for this reason, as well as
for tlip reason of his heroism in the
civil war and the Spanißh-Americau
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GEN S. M. B. YOUNG
REVIEWS THE TROOPS.
gland, won so many golden opinions.
There Is, too, a grand welcome for
Mrs. McKinley. It has been said that
Major McKinley's devotion to his lov
able wire, who a short time back was
an invalid, won for him a sympathy
and support when he was Itefore the
people for election.
HO*. JAMKS WILSON.
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AMfIXAAAIHIK JOHN MIX
The Grand Pageant on Beautifu 1
Broadway Today—Military Dis
play on the Magnificent Penn
sylvania Avenue of the South.
Scene From Reviewing Stand.
The mn«t Imposing pageant that Au
gusta ha* ever arcn waa the review
today of the troop* by (Jen. 8. M B.
Young, ope of the beror* of Santiago,
commander of the Sccoud rorp* and
the Idol of his Troop*.
The review was the feature of the
morning and at an early hour all (be
people us August* as well as the thou
sand* who had tome lit Trom the sur
rounding country, were on the qul vive
for the great event.
Tbe reviewing stand, capable of hold
log 1 Ikl people, was erected on the
north side of Broad atreet. at the In
t resect lon of Jackson, ami »»» hrl l *
Mlarit with the escort of Gen. Young
and hi* guests.
It was the one centre of Intercs
throughout the city during the morn
log hour*, and II I* a high compllnu
to tho»e in charge that there was n
a hitch to mar the clock-llke regular .
of the movement of the great ocoasb
At the ramp elaborate preparatio
had been made. There was not a tat
nish on the sabre* of the cavalrymen,
nor on the gt.ns of the volunteer*.
The gray dawn bad given
way to morning when the soldier bovx
turned out of their rot*. At the ap
pointed hour they were ready, to move
and on they tiled down the Wngbts
l.oro road amt on Into the city. It
seemed that there was literally no end
to the long line of soldiers, who rode,
every officer with the grace of
Prince Rupert, and every Infantryman
marching with the measured tread of
veteran# of a hundred wars.
Crowds thronged ihe windows mid
balconies along the line of march, and
d* they passed the endless column was
greeted here nnd there <vlth enthusi
astic applause. From several windows
thn enthusiasm of the fair admirers
reached such a pitch that the soldier
boys were showered with flowers and
their pathway became literally a bed of
But the grandeur of the scene reach
ed Its climax when tbe troops reach'd
Broad street. t
Right thousand soldiers In Ini**
Never before has such a scene been
witnessed ip Augusta. It stirred mar-
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The Mamh of ibf Troops lole ibf
Ciix- The Koulf Which They
Took -Mussing in Town and
l.uiching Herf--Thf Honurftl Ilf
re nr Soniiogo Theerfd tad Com
plimfniftl by Every I'oiot-Thou*
"»nds of People Witnoss the Sight.
\ Brilliaot Event Long to Be
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llal ardor in the bosom of every ob
server and more than once tbe crowd
which lined the streets broke out In
enthusiastic cheers. It was a rare
sight to see so many men in line, anti
the people seemed to appreciate the
The crowd was densest between
Campbell and Mclntosh stmels. It was
well nigh impossible to thread ones
wav through the masses of humanity.
It seemed that all the world and his
wife was there!
Citizens of Augusta, representing all
walks of life, were present—the aris-^
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