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Miss Mildred Lee and Mesdames Janney and DeSaussure, who had managed the South Carolina table at the memorial bazaar, were greeted with hearty cheers, and presented with palmetto cockades. Miss Lee gave several of the veterans some exquisite carnations, which will be carried back to Charleston and treasured for many a day.
Captain James G. Holmes brought with him a wreath of laurel and palmetto, which was placed at the base of the monument. It was sent by the young ladies of the Confederate- Home School, of Charleston, an institution, founded in 1867, where over 1,500 of the daughters of the South Carolina Confederates have received an education.
Mr. S. G. Pinckney brought a South Carolina State flag of blue silk, with a palmetto tree and fringe of silver, which was sent by the memorial association of Charleston, and placed at the base of the monument by Mrs. DeSaussure.
POPULAR AIRS THAT STIRRED THE POPULACE TO GREAT ENTHUSIASM
Without question "music hath charms," and the subtle influence of it has rarely been made more manifest than it was during the course of yesterday's parade. Strung to a high pitch by the su- preme importance of the occasion, the vast throng assembled with a common cause, sinuated by an all-pervading magnetism, and im- pressed by the gorgeous pageant, needed but the strains of music to run the gamut of their emotions.
Such an aggregation of brass bands have rarely collected in any city, and well merited approval was lavishly bestowed on the various organizations. The music was naturally largely patriotic in charac- ter; over and over again the strains of the immortal and soul-stirring " Dixie" would strike the ear, approaching, at hand, in the distance, but whenever it vibrated the sensibilities of that vast concourse it never failed to conjure up a mighty enthusiasm, which found utter- ance in the deafening cheers and shouts, that showed how strongly it had touched responsive chords in the hearts of sons and daughters of the South.
Instantly recognized and applauded, too, were such old familiar strains as "The Girl I Left Behind Me," "Bonnie Blue Flag," "Virginia," "Dallas," " Appleton," and the "National Campaign." while the notes of "Auld Lang Sine," heard frequently along the