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KARDINGTAKES OATH AS 29TH PRESIDENI
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VOL. LXI. NO. 21,679
OF WILSON'S LONG ILLNESS; TO HELP LIMIT ARMAMENTS 00 J11 B0,,N" CHEERED BY GREAT CROWD; , 1
PARTLY BLIND LIKE TJJ IN INAUGURAL UMKSS&SSP-" WILSON GOES TO NEW HMl 1
Mas Found One Morning
Stricken in Bed at the
Lire DESPAIRED OF.
Has Suffered Severe Attack of
Thrombosis Once Thought
WASHINGTON, March 4 (Assoel
tited Press). Woodrow Wilson left
the White House to-day t6 resume
tho practico of taw, a, profession In
which he has not been active la many
years. Ito will havo as his associate
Balnbridgo Colby, tho retiring Sec
rotary of State. ,
The second Democratlo President
ninne Acdrow Jnckson to fill imo HUC-
years In the Whltn House curried
him through tho range of human emo
tions, lie was almost blindly idolized
and cordially hated. Profound peace,
tho moat turrible of wars, death of a
wife and helpmate, courtship und
marriage, and finally lingering illness
all came In turn to brighten or darken
his days. Eight yoar of It whitened
his balr. racked Ills frame and Im
paired hla physical vigor, but did not
root his mind. His physician says he
la able to take up logal work, and he
will make application for admission
to uractiso before tho Supreme Court,
Characterized by his friends as
much ft wounded veteran of Uio World
War as if bo had been shot in battle,
he gooa back to private life to-lay
regarded toy his partisans us a living
BOcrlQco to his ideals' ,
Woodrow Wilson was not a well '
man when he took up the Presidency. '
He was decidedly a sick man. lie ,
was threatened with lirlghfs (lis-
case, which physicians diagnosed as
having- been brought about by a par
ticular treatment for frequent head
colds to which he and the iiret Mrs.
Wilson were subject. Tho wife died
soon after, but his case yielded to
Borne years before that, Mr. Wil
son had suffered a tliromboHlB in one
of his legs. It Wits the lodging of a
blood clot In iin artery, but becuuso
of Its location not serious. It was,
however, a complaint of the samo
nature which caused his breakdown
In 1919, when tho clot formed on tho
right side of his bruin Impairing tho
control of his left arm and leg."
Little known, also, Is the fact that
Sir. Wilson, like Mr. Roosevelt, is
practicully sightless In one of his
eyes. Uurstlng blood vtweols In the
retina practically made it useless,
although the Impairment wan in part
overcome b the use of eyeglasses.
Tic suffered nUu from nervous indi
gestion. With a predisposition to
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JERSEY CARS TO RUN
President McCarter Withdraws
Threat Affecting Passaic County
To Seek Legislative Relief.
Tliomi N. MrCnrlar. Preilden: of
t lie Public Service Corporation of Nfw
Jerscj. announced to-day the eumpany
will not. utter all, withdraw lt trolley
service from Patersun and other parts
of Pasmlc County ueoaue Of the Jit
ney bun competition.
'J'he thrint to withdraw the t--eet
cars was made two weeks agn. Sinus
then tho Jitney tiuncs tutve lwun .in
dorsed by u urns meeting- at Putersun.
It was said to-day the company will
continue to run trolley cars, pocketing
the low, pending legislative relief.
Wf itfli iTflsssslW sslilt l
In Kansu and Shensi Province
Famine Relief Board Is
HHANUHAI. March 4 (United
Prose), Renewed earthquakes in the
Kansu and Sliensl Provinces huvo
killed 250,000 persons, according to
The Famine Relief Committee Is
The bove despatch reporting 250.
000 deaths is believed to refer to the
total casualties In this and previous
earthquakes In the same provinces.
TO JAIL FOR 3 YEARS
Philadelphia Official Also Fined
1,000 ior Killing Woman While
Driving Automobile Drunk.
PHILADKU'HtA. March 4. Magis
trate Uyron 10. Wngloy was sen
tenced to servo three years in tho
county prison and ordered to pay a
fine of 11,000 by Judge Davis in Quar
ter Sessions Court to-day. after mo
tion for a new trial was refused.
Wrlglcy was convicted on a charge
of lnvohintory manslaughter growing
out of tho death of Miss Mary llrady.
forty-s.x, who was run down by tho
Magistrate's automobile. He was also
eonvioled of driving the car while
under the Influence of liquor.
MRS. HARdTnG AIDS
A FAINTING WOMAN
Spectator Near Start J Collapses
During Delivery of the t
WASHINGTON. March I.- While
President Hording was making hla in
augural nddr.s a woman fainted Just
In front of the stand und Mrs. Huidlng
motioned a Secrut Service man to bo
to her alii.
The tlrsUlady of the land turned hor
attention away from tho Inaugural
(.pinch and followed with her eyes the
first aid rendered to the stricken
unman. A marine hud led the unmmi
KWiiy before .Mrs. Harding again turned
Hack to ioiiow uio uuuiesH.
VOTED BY CONGRESS
FOR FISCAL YEAR 1922
Reduction of Nearly Billion and a
Halt Prom Estimates, Official
WASH INCH -N. .March I
TOTAI appropriations by Con
gress for tho fiscal year
MM, wire JJ.SW.023,617,
Chairman Warren of tho Senate
'Appropriations Committee an
nounced in the Sonate to-day.
This represents n reduetiou of
11,453.455,90 from llu.( estimates
submitted, and a cut from appro
priations fui in2i of wys,: lT.oio, b
I'..lluir of tl.' uavnl l 1 riad
Hie ndiii'tton fmni tytimius und
Insl i-iLe ti uppropi'iatl(,i,H much
Isi ger Ht'riutoi' Wan en said. In
i.I.,d.ng it 1403,000,000, had II
IViMed, ho mldiil, Uie .U'lual cut
would have bten sllgtilly under
one billion dollars. ... .
BY QUAKE IN CHINA
" Circulation Books Open to AIL"
by The I'rr IMiblblilnc
Ntw York World).
i : ; " i . m
"We Can Reduce Abnormal Expendi-,
tures and We Will," He Says "We
Can Strike Out War Taxation ; We
in Business; There Is No Place in,
America for Revolution ; the Tariff
Must Be Readjusted."
WA8HIXOT0X, March .). following is the iimuuural addrexs ilr.Hv
crctl to-day by President Warren O. Harding:
"My Countrymen: When one surveys the world about liini after the
great storm, noting the marks of destruction and yet rejoicing in the rug
ged noes of the things which withstood It, It he Is au American he breathes
the. clarified atmosphere with a strange mlngllug of regret and now hope.
"Wo havo seen world passion opend its fury, but wo contemplate our
Republic unnhaken and hold our
within the law and civilization aro inseparable, and Uiough both wero
threatened, we Und them now secure, and there comes to Americans the
profound asuuranco that our representative. (Jovornment ts tho highest
expression and surest guaranty of
"Standinir in this presence, mind-
fill ot the solemnity of this occasion.
feeling the emotions which no one
may know -until he seiuses the irreat
weight ot responsibility tor himself,
I must utter my belief in tho divine
Inspiration of the founding ratners.
Surely there must have been God's
intent In the making of this Now
"Ours is an organized law which
had but one ambiguity, una we saw
that effaced in a baptism of sacrifice
and blood, with union maintained, the
Nation supreme and Its concord in
spiring. HUMAN LIBERTY GLORIFIED BY
V have ecn the world rivet Its
hopeful gaze on the jrreat irums un given preference beouuse of Ills Ken
wblcii the founders wrought. Wo- have ate membership.
seen civil, human and religious liberty
verified und glorlllcd. In me begin
ning, tho Old World scoffed at our
experiment. To-day our loimuauuus
of political and social bcliet sianu
unshaken, a precious innerunnco io
ourselves, an Inspiring exampi.; ui
freedom und civilization to an man
kind. Let us express renewed and
strengthened devotion, In gratotiu
reverence for tho immortal beginning,
and utter our ronlldcnco in the su
"The recorded progress of our
Republic, materially and spirit
ually, In itself proves tho wisdom
of the inherited policy of non
involvement in Old World affairs.
Confident of our ability to work
out our own destiny, and Jealous
ly guarding our right to do so, wo
seek no part in directing the des
tinies of the Old World. We do
not mean to be entangled. We
will accept no responsibility ex
cept as our own conscience and
judgment in each instance may
"Our eyes never will be blind to u
developing menace, our eura nevor
deaf to tho fall ot civilization. W"
recovnUe the new order In the world,
with the closer contacts which prog
ress has wrought. Wo serine tho call
of tho human heart for fellowship,
fraternity and co-operation. We crave
friendship and harbor no hate. liut
America, our America, tht America
bullded on tlt foundutlun laid by the
inspired father, dan bs a party to no
permuuenl military uiliuucv. It can
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NEW YORK, FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1921. ' lw oln'"".'??, SK S PRICE THREE CENTS j
. WASiriNOTON, March 4. After . Very grackius in excusing ltli ptee- ' J?
civilization secure. Liberty liberty
HARDING STARTS IN
IN NAMING CABINET
C-oei. Before the Senate and Makes
the Nominations in
WASHINGTON. March 4. Presi
dent Harding' first olllcial act waa to
bieak a. precedent by submitting in
person his list or Cabinet ofllcors to
the Senate in executive session. He
addressed the Senators brletly.
Senator Kali of New .Mexico, named
tor Secretary of tho Interior, was first
cn the list to bo confirmed. Ho was
Tho other appointments were taken
up in turn and all wc.ru Immediately
Mr. Hording submitted no other
nominations besides his Cabinet otll
cers, and In presenting those sold he
desired to "maintain close nnd ctmlcabln
relations" with the IcglsuUve body
during his administration.
He submitted the nominations orally,
reading tho nomc oue by one.
NEW BILL TO BAR
L:iw Would Make All Tickets Non
Transferrable After Purchase
at the Theatre.
ALBANY, March 4. L)eplto Gov.
Miller's veto of tho bill limiting ticket
brokers to a 50-cunt ndvancn over liox
offlco prices, the fight to protect New
Tork City's theatregoers from gouging
tlckot speculators will be continued in
Assemblyman T. K. Smith next Mon
day nUtlit will introduce a new bill,
said to bo without tho unconstitutional
fiatures that caused Gov. Miller to
veto tho previous mossage. The hill
It is declared, will tnako all theatre
tickets non-tranferrable. This would
prohibit reselling ot tickets by persons
who purchased them at theatros, and
would automatically put out of business
every ticket broker In the city, regard
less of the prices he charges.
Another provision, ll was learned, ts
that all the profit above the S0-cent
limit on ticket be turned over to the
Fedora) and State (.oveinnients us
taxes. At present the J'edernJ tiovorn
ment Is ontltled to 60 per cent, of the
profit above 50 cnu on each ticket.
This provision, If enacted, would have
exactly the erfect sought in the measure
that wac vetoed by the Govuruor.
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llo, .S. Y. (Jit T.llww llwuu UJ,
ClcU kmi tit Uimhw ui imr.wla uw i Uml
snbt. Mouy ertlot iai uiullvn' efawii tut
Ml. Adrt. . . .
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"SENATE TUR:W ME DOWN,"
WILSON TELLS SEN. KNOX, "BUT I
DON T WANT
Dramatic Meeting With Senator Lodge, His
Bitterest Foe, Marks Last Few Minutes of
President's Stay in Capitol.
WASHINGTON, March 4. After
M. Wilson realhed his homo In S
Street, retqrnlng from tho Capitol,
Admiral GrayBon, who accompkuied
him, addressed him as "Mr. Presl-
I "No," Mr. Wilson interrupted, smll
1 ins;, "plain Woodrow Wllon now."
I President Wilson did not make
known until uftor he arrived at the
Capitol that ho would not attend the
Inauguration. After he reuched his
room at tho Capitol he requested that
tho President-elect and Vice President
elect ho Invited to see him. Ho told
them that because of the step I end I tin
into the chamber he did not think ho
could attend the ceremonies thurc. Mr.
Harding extended hW hand" and sold:
"Goodby, Mr. President. ' know you
oe glad to bo relieved of your burden
and worries. I want to toll you how
much I have appreciated tho courte
slc.M you ihava extended 10 mu" '
Tho President then left his room,
accompanied by Mrs. Wllinn. Itear Ad
miral Grayson and Joseph P Tumulty.
Ills ecrttary. Ho went to the ground
floor In an elevator und then walked
about 300 yards to the exit at tho east
entrance. He hofdlatcd once during
Tho Prosldent first explained to
Senator Knox, Chairman of the Joint
Congressional Inaugural Committee,
that he would bo unable to go into
tho iVinato Chamber, lie liunchlngly
said: "Senutor, the Sonata has
thrown me down, but 1 don't want to
fall down," leferring 'to the steep
grade up the Senate Senate Chamber
which ho had to walk up and down.
Senator Knot smiled und thanked
tho Prosldent Tor his courtesy In
coming to the Capitol and iwwtuied
him that his absencv from the in
augural ceremonies would be under
stood. The President then lold Sen
ator Knox he had explained the xitu-
atton to Mr 'oo!idgo. who had lii-n
IN INAUGURAL ADDRESS
No Entanglements With Other Nations No
Military Alliances Crave Friendship,
Harbor No Hate.
TR geek no part In directing
do not mean to ho untangled. Wo will accept no responsi
bility except ;ui our own conscience und Judgment In oach
instance may determine.
The America biuldcd on Uio foundation laid by tho Inspiring
fathers can be a party to no military alliance. It can enter Into no
political commitments nor nsHUmn any economic obligations or sub
ject our decision to any other than our own authority.
Wo are rondy to associate ourselvoa with tho nations of the world,
great and small, for confortincc, for counoel, to nook tho oxproesod
views of world opinion; to recommend a way to approximate disar
mament and relieve the crushing burden ot military and naval establishment.
We elect to participate In suggesting plans for mediation, con
ciliation and arbitration, and would gladly Join In that express con
science of progrow which seeks to clarify nnd write the laws of International-
relationship and cstabllnh n World Court for the dtapojl.
Hon ot such Justiciable quontlonB as natlona aro agreed to submit
Wo can reduce tho abnormal oxpentliluros and we wU.
frtrlko at war taxation and wo mum.
If revolutions insist upon overturning established order, let ot)ir
peoples make tho tragic experiment. There is no place for. It tn
American standard require that our higher production costs he
reflected In our tariff on Imports. We mtwl adjust our tariff to the
new oidor. Wo cannot sell where wc do not buy.
"Circulation Books Open to AIL" " 'J
TO FALL DOWN.'
Vory gracious in excusing hli pres
ence. Senator 1idge, of Massaohusetts,
tho Republican Senate Leader, then
entered tho President's room und In a
very formal wny said that the busi
ness of the two Houhbh luul concluded
and asked whether the President had
any further communications to ad
drustt to Congress. The President's at
tention had to iba called to the fact
that Senator Lodge had entured the
room As he was Bpeaklng to some one
When lis did glntien up he said
formally and In a tone contrasting
with that whteh ho had used In
speaking with Hcnutor Knox and
"I have no further communication
to make. I n4pri)OUito your rourtosy.
Mr. Wilson left tho Capitol at 11:53
A. M.. with, Mrs. Wilson tW as the
machine swung up l'ennsylvanlu Av.
enuo with out escort, ho wiw recog.
nl7xl and cheered by the crowd wait
,lng "the return of tho inaugural pary,
Mr. Wilson-smllou back and roptHi
odly rulswl his hat which Jie had not
dono when riding toward the Capitol
with Mr. Hording. In them sal u tew
Mr. Wilson swung his hat clear down
from his head until Ills liaiul touched
I ho ldo of the ear.
When It turned with the avtmue to
pass tho Whito House, ho was looking
to the right nnd did not ngnln glance
In pamlng the building where ho had
lived eight yours. '
At lhe house in S. Street ft g'oup
of sovornl hundred persons had gath
ered In roftponso to Mr. Wilson's until
ing greeting. He vent In at onco to
llnd u worn of intimate frlonds wait
ing him and then stood on the sec
ond floor with Mrs. Wilson' to shake
hands with the newspaper mtn of his
party. Mr. Wilson reemeil cheerful
and showed no Indication of fatlsiie
from his trip to the Capitol
Later in tho day the i-otlpwig Prom
i'ni is to be uccmdrd a reception at
Ins home bv league o Nation udvo-
the dostlnios of the Old World. Wo
.. v Tihsiit m I, i
HARDING TAKESfHE OATH If
New President Departs From His Set
Speech to Pledge Aid to Service
Men Wilson Rides to Capito
With Him, Walking Unassisted
Coolidge Is Sworn In Crowds
Wait Hours in
Washington, March a,
lo-d?y as the twenty-ninth President ;
as We President of the United States.
1.18 V M and Mr. Coolidge at 12.1 P. M.
Pressing his lips to an historic Bible used at the inauguration ff ' .
Georjre Washington, the new President took the oath administered bV
Chief Justice White. He had chosen the 'eighth verse from the iUUi
chap'er of Micali, saying: f
' What-tlolh Hie Lord leqtiire of thee but to do justly andJloTlOYe
mercy ard to valk humbly with thy God?"
Immediately after the administration of the oath Mr. Harding turned
to the va crowd which stretched across the Capitol Plaza and begaq le
delivery (.f his inaugural address. r '
In tho midst of Ids luldrnsn Mr. Harding depnrtril from Ills prtf
pnrcd niniinscript to make reference to the group of nounded Noldiers
Just lii'Iow tho Inaugural sfnnd. Io assured them "Unit UUs Itcpub.".
Ilc Kill neter be iinprntcful for the services, yon hote renilered,,'nnd
iiildcd that ho hoped for u poller ulilcli would mlcquatelr provide Iiu -the
future for those wounded In war time.
-Vs President Harding rode track to the Wljite House he received any
ovation from the crowds along Pennsylvania Avenue and was kept busy
Innviivj and tipping his hat. Mrs. Harding roMe at his side and flanking
llvs .tutopiobilo were the troops of cavalry. ..
!'he President and Mrs. Harding readied the White House at 2M
WILSOU UNABLE TO ATTEND CEREMONY.
Y'e! ling to last minute entreaties of his family and physician, Presi
dent Wilson took no part in the inaugural ceremonies to-day other than
to. accompany the incoming President from the White House to uje
Immediately after signing some bills in tlie President's room Mr.
Wilson returned to his motor car and drove to his new home, (!
Walking feebly with the aid of a cane, the out going President had
persis'.fd in carrying out so much of his part of the programme as called
tor lvrt to accompany his successor in the abbreviated inaugural proces
sion from the Executive Mansion to
the Whife House it was necessary for Secret Service men to place Ins
feet cn each succeeding step as he descended and it was apparent tosall
that it was next to impossible for him 1o take part in the ceremonies at
the Capi ol. f
Mr. WlUon had been warned that4- "i
he would do so at the risk of losing
all the gain ue has made toward
health. If not Indeed hl Ut: Per
sistent nt lit. it, he ylolded at last and
quit the Capitol before the Inaugural
coromonlos actually had begun.
Mr. Wllon departed from th
Capitol near 11 o'clock, wlien the
ceremonies in the Semite Chamber
wore about to beifin. Vice President
Coolldgo took the oath of ollloe at
17.21 I'. M.
GREAT CROWD TO SEE NEW
PRESIDENT SWORN IN.
While the Inauguration of the Vice
President was In progrrs the crowd
.waiting in front of the at lnirtico
grew momentarily. Jlefore Mr. liar
ding appeared tho Jam extended for
more than a tilock to the east and
for almost the some distance to the
north and south of the stand erected
on the Capitol stops.
A guard of marines kept the people
liaolc for a s'paee of thirty fet from
the stand, nnd exactly in front the
red-ooated Marin Hand, the Presi
dent's own, made about the only other
Hplotch of color In the fur-olwd and
1 During the wait .the and enter
-Warren G. Harding was inaugu
it and Calvin Coolidge was inaugurates
Mr. Harding took the oajli ar V
the Capitol. When he departed from
tained the crowd with patriotic alto.
The nun was shining brightly, butt n.
raw wind kept the atmosphere' a
little too cool for comfort U
To Uie left of the InauVural statra
In the front row a group ot woundyd
oldie from Walter Uewd Ifoplfe
wultwl In wheel chalre and on cruetfis
to see the cerenioty. a lied C
nurse got a cheer front the orowd
IMutsJng out clgsrettert and hot eh
Inls . .1... .11 1 . t .. ., .
HALF-MASTED FLAGS FLY N
CLARK'S HONOR. i'
AnoUier toucl) or pathoa was add
by the half-masted flags flying or
the Senate and House oflloc building
far to the right and let In honor jitf
Chomp Clark, the veteran Democratic
lender and personal friend of Mf,
Harding, who died Wednesday) -
It was 1 o'clock: when the first V
the Inaugural guesUi of honor begi
to file out on the east portico, atl
the crowd, which had grown a lltMe
Impatient, dent up a oheer at the pnl
pwt of action. The first to appeeir
wero members of Congrens, who orowji
cl toaok into the oorntrs where stand
ing room had been provided for thefjj
Hosjbcxs of the House grouped