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[119] ladies and gentlemen. From the balcony of Haughwout's building, the remarks of the Rev. Dr. George W. Bethune and ex-Ald. Douglass of Brooklyn elicited and stirred the right vein, and long and en. thusiastic cheers were given by the listening crowd.

It was impossible to put a sudden stop to such enthusiasm. Ten thousand people lingered around the square, and were addressed by stump speakers from balconies at half a dozen or more different places, from the steps of houses, from the regular stands, from the tops of pillars at the entrances of the Park, and Union square did not become quiet until darkness came on, and reminded the people of other matters beside the Union. Large companies of volunteers continued, however, to parade up and down the streets, some of them having no less than five hundred adherents, and the numbers were constantly increasing.

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