00 girls had hold of this string, and they tugged away as if they enjoyed the work.
Behind them were two or three hundred boys.
Some of the little fellows were not over five years old, and many of them were accompanied by one of their parents, who watched them closely to see that they were not hurt in the great mass of people.
Not over a dozen grown men had hold of the ropes to the third wagon when the procession turned into Franklin street. Among them were Messrs. Julius Straus, Jefferson Wallace, John Lively, W. M. Justis, Jr., William M. Hill, G. G. Minor, and Carter Wormley.
Soon after the third wagon started down Franklin street several of the young ladies who were viewing the sight from their porches and yards went out into the street and took hold of the rope which was intended for the ladies, and went with the procession a short distance, and when they left it other belles came and took their places.
By this way of changing several thousand