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Birmisgiiam, Ala., April 17. - The presidential party had a delightíul sixhour trip over the Georgia Pacific road from Atlanta to this city. The special engine provided was completely covered vvith flags and bunting and d}splayed in front a large portrait oí the president Tallapoosa gave the president a cordial reception. Mayor Head welcomed the president, who stood op the rear platform of the train and responded. There was a greal crowd at Annistpn, and the reception of the party was most enthusiastic, The reception at iirmingham was the noisiest that has een exprienced on the trip thus far. Gov. Jones and his staff in full uniform and a committee of citizens met the residential party a little way from lere and escorted it to the city, whgre ,he president was welcomed by Göv. Jones, Mayor Lañe and other municial offlcers, and in reply said: "I judge from what we have seen as we neared your station that we have here at IJirmingham the largest and most enthusiaatic concourse of people that has met us sUice we eft the national capital. For all this t am deeply grateful, and I reciprócate wlth theyery ullness of my heart every fraternal expression hat has fallen from the Ups of the gentlemen who have addressed me. I have not been saved rom mistakes ; probably I sball not be. lam sure of but one thing- I can declare that I kave simply at heart the glory of the American nation and the good of all its people." The party returned to the train at 8 o'clock and immediately started for Memphis. Memphis, Tenn., April 18. - The presidential train arrived in this city yesterday and was greeted at the station by an immense assemblage of people, who ehcered the party enthusiastically. At the cotton exchange au address of welcome was delivered by Mayor Clapp and responded to by the president. A public reception lasting about an hour was held, at the conclusión of which the party started for Little Rock. Litti.e Rock, Ark., April 18. - The presidential train arrived in Little Rock at 5:45 o'clock. At Carlisle, 80 miles from Little Rock, the wife of Gov. Eagle and a number of other ladies, f ormmg a committee of reception, mot the train and proceeded with it to Little Rock. After the president had held a short reception in the capítol he was driven back to the depot and just before 7 o'clock the train left for Qalveston. Gaiveston, Te., April 20. -The presidential train reached here at 4 o'clock Saturday aíternoon. A stop was made at Palestine at 4:30 a. m., where Gov. Hogg met the party and welcomed the president to Texas. The reception here was very enthusiastic. A noteworthy feature of the demonstration was the cordial welcome given the president by the Italian 2olony of this city. Yesterday the president attended divine service in the morning at the First Presbyterian church and in the evening went to Trinity Episcopal church. Shorlly after midnight the presidential party left for San Antonio. San Antonio, Tex., April 31.- The presidential party arrived here yesterday etnd the reception was most enthusiastic. Addresses of welcome were made by Gov. Hogg and Mayor Callahan, and responded to by the president, Secretary Rusk and Postmaster Genera] Wanamaker. The president then held a public reception. A short visit was made to Fort Sam Houston, after which the guests departed for El Paso. El Paso, Tex., April 21.- Gov. Carillo, of Chihuahua, Mex., has arrived accompanied by his staff to particípate in the reception to be tendered President Harrison, . ... .


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