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Fair, warmer to-day: to-morrow
cloudy; probably rain.
Temperatures yesterday Max
imum, 39; minimum, 34.
NO. 230S
14,204,434 DUE
OWNERS OF LAND
FORNEW PARK
Commission of Condemnation
Makes Report to District
Supreme Court
COVERS TEN SQUARES
Parking of Condemned Lands Will
Be Part of Commission Plans for
City's Bc.autifica.tion.
An aggregate ot S3.3M.43t.7S is to be
awahlcd owners of certain lands be
tween the Capitol and the Union Sta
tion under the provisions of the report
of the condemnation commission.
Itozler Dulany, chairman, Samuel Ross
and John W. Childress, to the District
Supreme Court yesterday.
Roughly described, the lands for which
the awards aro to be mado lie nortli of
B Street, north and south of Union Sta
tion. cast of a line from Peace Monu
ment to the center of Union Station
front, and west of First Street east.
Their condemnation is provided In act
of 1910, in which the government ex
'presses its intention to acquire the lands
lor park purposes.
Some of the lands considered by the
condemnation commission were the prop
erty of the Federal or tho District gov
ernment and therefore were not ap
praised. The hjte Vice President J. S. Sherman.
Representative Joseph G. Cannon, as
Speaker of the House, and Elliott G.
Woods, as Superintendent of the Capitol,
were named as a commission by the
act.
The condemnation proceedings were had
under regular court procedure The con
demnation commission was named by
Justice Gould, of the District Supreme
Court, and began its sessions October SO,
1S1Z. It concluded January 16. Its full
report to tho court jesterday filled forty
three volumes, with a total of ClSa
pages. J. T. Strickland, of the Depart
ment of Justice, represented the govern
ment in the condemnation proceedings,
and Frederick S. Tyler was clerk to the
commission.
'Will Ask Appropriation.
Appropriations for payment of the
awards are being made under the act of
1919 at the rate of $500,000 a year, but it
is understood that strong efforts will be
made tills year to have an appropriation
made to cover the entire cost to the
government of acquiring the lands by
condemnation.
Yesterday's awards, with those for two
other squares alieady condemned by an
other commission, would make the ag
gregate cost about ttjDJUX).
The Psjklng-nf. the condempM lands
will be in accordance with the Park
fummission plan. Besides the north and
south way through the proposed park be
tween the Capitol and the Union Station,
there is to be a broad avenue from Co
lumbus statue on Union Station plaza
to Peace Monument and Grant Monu
ment in the east end of the Botanic
Garden.
I.lt of the "-finnre..
The following is a list of the squares
of the persons appearing before the
commission claiming ownership of the
title to the fee simple of the several
parcels in the squares, and the amounts
awarded for the several parcels.
Condemnation AwnrilH.
v SQUARE 33
c arrall Granger. J13.ll"
Kdvvard W. Bjrn, $14,731
James R Brevoort. JHl.Sfo. "
l.mda A rainter. SCI.
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone
ompanv. SliSi
Josephine W. Hester. $11,003.
Harry Norment. $10,X1.
Clarence F. Norment. $1S.77.
SQUARE 52
ISaltimore and Ohio Railroad Companj
$3I.K.
SQUARE 6S3.
Real i.state Improvement Company of
Baltimore. J13.3G0.
Mary Martina Yznaga, JIS.500.
Real Instate and improvement Com
pany of Baltimore, $17,430; same. J-UJ10.
same. $37,573. same, $16,302; same $13,330,
same, SJ3.467. same, $7,535.
Mar U Wimsatt. Samuel C Wimsatt.
and executors for estate of Genevieve
tvimsatt. Jl.5.
Real Estate and Improvement Com
pany of Baltimore. $13,100.
James P. Barrett, $9,367.
Mars' Brick, $3,930.
Mao Howard, $0,33!.
Josephine H. Bauer. J7.S9I.
Real Estate and Improcmcnt Com
pany, ot Baltimore. pnino.
SQUARE 6S4.
Jacob Karr. $34,400
Cornelius Collins, J7,70.
James J. Duffy, trustee under the will
of John R. White. $27.
Rosanna B. White. John R. White,
Continued on Vaac Three.
COMPOSES "WEDS SINGER.
Veils Welngarturr nnd I.oclllr-
Marcel Are Married.
New York. Jan. 29. A romance of the
operatic stage that has interested the
musical capitals for two years, culmlnat
ed to-day in the marriage of Felix Wein
gartner, conductor, composer, author and
pianist, and Lucille Marcel, the Amcr.
lean prima donna. They were wedded by
on alderman at City Hall.
Weingartner first met Mile. Marcel,
who Is the daughter of a New York
druggist, when Straus, the composer.
asked him to engage her for the first
performance of "Elektra," in Vienna two
cars ago. After her appearance in that
opera, Weingartner announced that Mile
Marcel was the most wonderful singer In
tne wona. About this time Weincart.
net's wife, who was the Baroness Federa
von Jjreyius. Became restless over his
attentions to the singer. She divorced
him on November 11 last. Ills first wife
wai given a divorce In 1902.
RETURN CARNEGIE GIFT.
Vancouver Library Hoard Declines
Millionaire's Endowment.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Jan. 23
The $30,000 which Andrew Carnegie pre
sented to Vancouver twelve years ago
for the building of a library Is to be re
turned to him with interest. The city
has long since outgrown the Carnegie
Building, so It is to be sold for business
purposes and a new one erected. The
labor population has been opposed to the
Carnegie endowment, and It was their
influence that Induced the library board
to decide to reimburse the "laird."
HE
TEMPLEINMALL;
Cullom Bill for Lincoln Me
morial Victorious Over
Gettysburg Plan.
THE DEBATE IS LIVELY
Sentiment Plays Important Part in
Adoption of Fine Arts Commis
sion's Recommendations.
By a vote of 31 to 153, with an ex
ceptionally large number of members
voting, the House -esterday adopted tho
recommendation of the Lincoln Memorial
Commission calling for the emplacement
of a $2,000,000 memorial structure enclos
ing a huge statue of Abraham Lincoln
at the extreme west end of the Mall.
The action of the House following an
all-day light in the course of which
members of both sides of the chamber In
dulged In soaring nights of silver-tongued
oratory, and urged the use of the money
for every purpose from the alleviation of
sweat-shop methods in the government
departments to good roads. It means
that the monumental memorial, which
will tower higher than the United States
Capitol building proper, now" Is assured,
despite the determined efforts of good
roads protagonists to divert the appro
priation into other channels from that
originally Intended
The action jesterday Is final. The
House passed the Senate concurrent res
olution which merely aproves of the ex
penditure of the money previously appro
priated for a memorial, in the manner
recommended by the Lincoln Memorial
Commission
The Borland substitute for the Senate
concurrent reso:jtion was knocked out
point of order made by Minority
Leader Mann, but not until everyone
present had been given an opportunity
to speak.. Mr. Mann made his point of
order early in the day and reserved It
until members could be heard on the
different propositions.
Opposition Offered.
The Borland substitute was to provide
for a memorial highway between Wash
ington and Gettjsburg. It was ruled out
after every one had finished talking on
the ground that it was not germane to
the resolution under discussion, and that
the bill appropriating money for the me
morial had specified that the memorial
should be in the District of Columbia.
Representative Stephens of Texas of
fered a substitute providing that the
money be expended In a handsome me
morial hall in the District. Representa
tive CantrlU of Kentucky wanted it to
co toward alleviating? "sweat-shon" con
ditions inrthe-government offices. Ref-H
resentative Sharp of Ohio wanted It to
be used for the establishment of a na-
Cnntlnueil on Page Three.
"GOVERNOR" NEXT TITLE.
nepresentntlvr Mck Longworth Is
IlncLecl by Itepnblleans nt Ohlc
"Governor" will be the next title of
Representative Nick Longworth. If the
plans now being made by the most astute
Republicans of Ohio do not go astray.
The Republicans of that State are grow
ing tired. In fact, have already grown
tired, of being defeated through their own
factional fights, and are disposed to get
together and next time meet the enemy
with a solid front. Representative Long
wxrth Is deservedl popular with the peo
ple of his own State In his ten years in
(he House h has proved himself a val
uable mcmlxr. anil his colleagues, re
gardless of part j, regret to see him leave.
It is believed Mr Longworth can unite
the two factions of the party more easily
than can any other man In the State. He
Photo by CUnedinst.
REPRESENTATIVE LONGWORTH,
Of Ohio.
has always been regarded as favorable to
all tangible progressive legislation, there
fore has the good will of the Progressives
of his State. During me last campaign
he was loyal to President Taft and gave
his best efforts In support of the regular
ticket, and. therefore, stands well with
the old timers. He is not seeking tho
nomination for Governor, out his party
loyally Is such that he will not refuse
the nomination If tendered him, and It
looks as if it will be tendered him with
practical unanimity.
One leading Ohio Republican sized ud
.the situation tersely in saying: "If any
third party man, or any Democrat In any
State, imagines there will be two wings
to the Republican party in Ohio at the
next election, he may rid himself of that
Imagination, for we are after Democratic
scalps In the future. There will be no
more third party in our State." This feel
ing also exists among those who sup
ported the third party at the last elec
tion. They all want harmony and suc
cess, and they all believe they can get
harmony and success through Represcnt
tatlvo Longworth.
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WASHINGTON HERALD
WASHINGTON, D. -C. THURSDAY, JANUARY ;30. 1918.-TWELYE PAGES.
SENATE CINCHED
Election of Saulsbury by Dela
ware Legislature Assures
Majority of jOne.
MEMBERSHIP NOW 49
Illinois May Add to List by Sending
J. Ham Lewis to Washington.
News of the election of Wlilard Sauls
burj. a Democrat, as Senator from Dela
ware, was received In the Senate jes
terday with evident satisfaction. H
makes it certain that the Democrats wl'l
have a clear working majority In the
Senate. The Democratic membership in
the next Senate will be forty-nine,
majority of one. with the prospect that
this majority will be Increased by the
election of a Democrat in Illinois, and
possimy one in New Hampshire.
In addition to the party strength of
the Democrats, the leaders feel certain
of receiving support from a number of
the Progressive Republicans on the
tariff legislation and other Important
measures. Tne Republicans now count
thirty-two Senators that have always
been classed as "regulars." This num
ber will be increased by tbo election of
Republican Senators from one or moro
states now in cieaaiocK.-among them
Illinois. West Virginia, and possibly
New Hampshire.
It is- expected that President Wilson will
be able to command tho tupport of the
following Progressive Republicans for the
passage of his policies relating to the tar
iff, trust, and banking reform: Bristow,
Clapp, Crawford. Sterling of South Da
kota, and La Follette.
Sanlsbnry Gets Toga.
Dover, Del, Jan. 3. By switching from
tho opposition to the support of Wlilard
Saulsbury to-day. Representative Will
iam S. Cummings, John M. Houston, and
Robert Schneider broke iho Democratic
deadlock and gave tho netcssary majority
of votes to Saulsbury, clotting him to the
United States Scnato for six years, be
ginning -March 4 next.
Trenton, N. J. Jan. Z.-Gov. Wilson
learned by telephone from Dover of the
election of Wlilard Saulsburyas United
States Senator from Delaware. He had
been watching this fight very closely.
"I am very much delighted. Mn, Salis
bury's election gives me dqcp satisfac
tion." he said.
Mr. Saulsbury w-as one of "Mr. Wilson's
strongest supporters In the "recent com
paign. He Is national committeeman
irom ueieware.
The President-elect was present to-day
when the Legislature, In Joint session,
ratified yesterday's election of Judge
William Hughes, of Pateraon, as United
States Senator. Gov. Wilson applauded
when the result of the ballot was an
nounced. FIRE AT GALLAUDET COLLEGE.
Deaf Mote Girls Pursue Studies In
t Iffnorance of Trouble.
Three score of deaf mute girl pupils
pursued their studies on tho upper
floors of Fowler Hill at Galladet College,
Florida Avenue and Eighth Street
Northeast yesterday afternoon while
workmen in the first floor corridor bat
tled with a flame that, threatened to
make serious trouble.
Firemen of No. 10 Engine Company,
aided by the workmen, extinguished the
flame, cleared the corridor of smoke.
and departed without the girl pupils
learning that they had been In danger.
An omciai police estimate of the damage
from tne nro Is seventy-five cents.
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IN CLOVER AT LAST.
.y.
SAYS MONEY DOES NOT
BRING UNHAPPINESS
Mrs. Clarence E. Smith Has No Sym
pathy for Genius in Garret Gold
a Necessity.
New York. Jan. 9. Money and un
happlness are a long way from being
synonymous, in the opinion ot Mrs.
Clarence K. Cmlth, a former Denver
beauty and wit. who returned from
abroad to-dajr. -j.
"I acVea ,ltn Emerson," said Mrs.
Smith to-day. "that to be rich is to
have a ticket of admission to the master
works and chief men of every nation. I
also agree with Mrs. Philip Van Valken-"
burg. who said: 'I'd rather be miserable
end drive about in a car than bo happy
nnd hang on to a strap.'
"It makes mo tired." continued Mrs.
Smith, "to hear people talk about all this
unhapplncss. wealth bring us. Do jou
think that our restless and ambitious
plutocrats are less happy than the aspir
ants alter higher Ideals who don't know
where they are going to get their next
mealT
"In our civilization, gold is no less the
symbol of Ideal things than it is of sor
did gratifications of the senses.
"In this practical age a certain amount
of practical success Is absolutely indis
pensable to our happiness.
"Wo Ilko to think of the genius starv
ing in the garret. That is nonsense.
The highest genius Is usually associated
with the capacity tor practical achieve
ment
SEEKS FEDERAL
PROBEOF RIOT
Frank Morrison Calls Upon
Representative Stanley to
Investigate Battle.
STEEL WORKERS QUIT
Strike-breakers Arrive on the Scene.
Feeling in Town Is Intense No
Disorder Reported.
Pittsburg-. Pa., Jan. 9. Though nan.
kin was quiet to-day after the bloody
scenes ot yesterday, when ono man
was killed and seventeen badly injured
In a pitched battle between strikers
from the American Steel and Wire
Company's plant and Sheriff's deputies
and company guards, the hostilo feel
ing spread to the employes of other
mills, and strike leaders predicted to
night that every man employed In the
mills of the 'Monongahela Valley will
quit wore DC r ore tne end or tho -week.
During the morning- 1,400 men walked
out of the Ninth Street plant In Brad
dock. A Federal investigation of yester
day's final rioting was promised to-day
by irank .Morrison, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor, In a let
ter to Thomas II. Flynn, the union or
ganizer. Morrison said he had made
formal complaint against the Steel Cor
poration to the Stanley Steel Investigating-
Committee, and Chairman Stan
ley had promised to take Immediate
action.
. train load of strike-breakers ar
rived at Rankin late to-day. and the
men went into camp behind tho stock
ade. This was taken to Indicate that
the company had no Intention of grant
ing concessions with a view of effect
ing a settlement. A committee of
strikers conferred with General Man
ager Jewett, of the wire mill to-day,
but no agreement was reached. Later,
at the request of. the strikers, a com
mittee from tn borough council con
ferred with the .mill officials, but again
nothing- -was accomplished. This con
ference Is again in session late to
night .Matinee. The gnashlae airl"
To-day .2-15. Columbia Theater. Wc to Ji.50.
:.sT.'?sr,r
PLAN DENIAL OF
COREY CHARGES
y
Steel Corporation Attorneys
Indicate Judge Gary will
Be Recalled te. Stand.
EXPECT 20 WITNESSES
Trust to Consume Five Weeks Put
ting in Answer to Allegations
of Government.
New Tork. Jan. 23. A swcenlnc de
nial of the government's allegation
mat tne United States Steel Cornora.
tlon crushed competition is to bo made
by ex-Judge E. IL Gary. James Farrell.
and other steel magnates when they
lano tne si ana in tne corporation s de
fense early In March.
An outline of Judge Gary's evidence
was given to-day by attorneys of the
steel corporation at the conclusion of
tne days hearing- before Referee
Brown, the special government investi
gator In the steel inquiry. Tho govern
ment's ca-c was rested late in the day.
with a reservation on tho part of Coun
sel Coulton, for the government, to call
one more witness to-morrow If he Is
able to find him.
Mr. Severance, of counsel to the
Steel Trust, told the government's In
quisitors that it will take him five
weeks at least to whip into shape the
mass or evidence the steel corporation
wants to spread on the records In refu
tation of tire charge that It maintained
a combination to control trade.
Expect Twenty or Mora Witnesses.
Tho Steel Trust will put on twentv nr
more witnesses. Including all the Jieads
of tho corporation. Judge Gary, chair
man of the Steel Trust's finance com
mittee, who was accused by former
President William Ellis Corey with in
timate knowledge of tho pools organized
by the trust to regulate prices. Intends
to go Into an exhaustlvo history of tho
Steel Corporation from Its Inception, Mr.
Gary, for one thing, win reiterate his
denial before the tSanley committee a
year ago that any pool to rcgulato prices
existed with his knowledge. Before the
Stanley committee he swore that, when
he learned. In 1903, that a steel rail pool
had been formed, ho instantly caused
It i to le broken up. This Mr. Corey
llatly challenged.
The ficrco competition that reigned In
the steel trade before 1901, when tho Steel
Corporation was organized, will be re
cited, by Mr. Gary, together with the
facts leading up to the absorption of
tne L-amegie ssteel Company, Its bitterest
rival. The acquisition or tho Carnegie
Company, Mr. Gary will maintain, work
ed to the advantage ot the Carnegie con
cern, and did not In the least hurt com
peting firms.
Helped Build Up Trade.
Later on, Mr. Gary will insist other
firms showed their eagerness to come
into the corporation, so as to ge the
benefit of concentrated finances, and the
consequent up-Dulldlng of their plants
Mr. Gary will arguo that prices In the
steel trade were stimulated, rather than
depressed, after the Steel Corporation
was formed, and that all steel companies
made more money then they ever did
before.
In an effort to back up this contention,
the Steel Trust heads will revert to fig
ures put In to-day by the government,
which shows that the Steel Corporation
controlled only slightly more of the en
tire output of the country after the ac
quisition of the competing firms than be
fore the corporation was launched.
while the Steel Corporation maintains
this Is an argument that competition was
not destroyed, the government takes the
ground that a total or nearly DO per" cent
of trie entire output o the steel Industry
or any other Is enough to give the
dominant factor tho advantage. The
government attorneys Insist they have
shown bjj witnesses that the trust was
able, through its powerful resources to
fix prices and compel competitors to live
up' to them or be ewallowed-up.
NAGELDEFENDS
THE PRESIDENT;
Says American People Were
Not in Normal Minds When
They Turned Taft Down.
DESERVED. RE-ELECTION
Declares Name of President-elect
Souds Ominous When Spokea of
With the Currency.
New Haven. Conn., Jan. IJ. Repre
senting the Taft administration
night at the Hotel Taft. at the annual
banquet of the McKlnley Club of Con
necticut, Charles Nagel. Secretary of
Commerce and Labor, said that the
Amerirfin people were not In their nor
mal minds last fall. He ridiculed the
referendum, and asserted that for effi
ciency the Taft administration defied
comparison with any State or munici
pal administration. lie said:
"Were the voters of the United States
in a normal state of mind last fall they
would have Insisted that the man who.
as Secretary of War. laid the plans for
tne Panama Canal, and as President
pushed the canal forward to comple
te shuld not have been denied the
rla t to see, as President of the United
Stilus, the first shin go through the
canal.
Tariff fromlm Kept.
They say we Republicans did not keep
our promise In regard to the tariff. The
President did. We have cot a bill that
Is the greatest revenue-getter we ever
had. What do they want? To go back
to the old system of specialized legisla
tion or to aDandon the system that seeks
to protect every Industry? Tne Demo
cratic Senators know as well as we do
what their needs are. and they voted to
protect their States. I tell you the Dem
ocrats are the greatest nationalists In
the world for K4 days of the year and
on tne -tn tney are the greatest states
rights men. On 354 they demand fifty
million for Southern railroads and on the
35tn they rap the government for
travagance.
"Vie have questions for the future. The
currency question Is the ouestlon which
is beginning to oppress the Democrats.
We shall see how they tackle It, Some-
now tne name or Wilson has an ominous
sound when spoken In connection with
the currency.
Need Merchant Marine.
"If we are to control our foreign trade
we must have a merchant marine that
our government can deal with? to .
nsn our own commerce we must have
our own merchant marine, an -.rntr-..
" man oe 5vren.Jt- We. navwjeo-
irciea our- coastcommerce on tho in-ont
lakes and we must protect It through
the Panama CanaL If It Is protection
call It protection, don't call It exemp
tion.
If you are going to submit even-
question to the referendum, you are go
ing to nave the most Irresponsible sys
tem of. legislation you ever saw. Estab
lish the recall for judges and you have
cot choas. Establish the recall for mun
icipal officers and jou won't get men
of sense to take the offices. I don't want
an office with a string tied to It.
"I challenge catnparlson between our
federal government and state govern
ments. During the past four years a bil
lion dollars have been spent and not
a single embezzlement or defalcation has
taken place In connection with 1l
"In the next four years the Democrats
have the presidency and the Senate.
Now let us see them reconcile their po
litical principles with the demands of
their commercial and Industrial leaders."
SEEK CHAETEB CHAKGES.
Bills Introduced In Pennsylvania
Legislature Provide Revision.
Hanisburg. Pa., Jan. . Submission
to the people of Pennsylvania of the
question whether a convention shall be
created to revise the constitution of lfll
Is .provided for In a bill drafted by the
executive committee of the Republican
State convention and presented In the
House to-day by John R. K. Scott, of
Philadelphia. A companion bill provides
for the election of IS! district delegate
and fifteen delegates-at-largc to a con
stitutional convention, provided the peo
ple vote for such a convention next No
vember.
third bill authorizes the Governor
to appoint a commission to recommend
needful changes In the constitution. If
thcro Is to be a convention the commis
sion Is to report to it, and if not It Is
to prepare resolutions for constitutional
amendments to be submitted to the Leg
islature. CITED FOR CONTEMPT.
William Tt. Nelson. Kansas Cltr
Editor, Before Bar of Justice.
Kansas City, Jan. 3 William R. Nel
son, editor of tho Kansas City Star, to
day faces a hearing for contempt of
court, Ho has been cited by tho Cir
cuit Court for the publication of an ar
ticle saying that three attorneys, were
given fees of $50 each In a divorce case
that was dismissed before it came to
trial. The fee. the article said, was
granted In accordance with a ruling by
Judge Guthrie. Nelson said he welcom
ed the opportunity to get the matter
further before the public.
FLIERS SELECT RHETMS.
French Cltr Chosen far 3013 Inter
national Aviation Sleet.
Paris. Jan, 3. The 1913 international
aviation tournament will be held at
Rheims. The site was selected today at
a meeting of the international committee.
C. T. Weymann and G. F Campbell rep
resented the United States.
The United States will probably be
represented by three aviators, among
them C. T. Weymann, at Rheims. The
International trophy, the principal prize
of the tournament, was won for France
by Pierre Jules Xederlns. in Chicago,
last year.
Six Killed In Explosion.
St, Petersburg, Jan. . Six men were
killed ind ten-were Injured In a dynamite
explosion In the copper works of Kun
duroft Bros., In EUsabethpoL in Trans-
Caucasia.
Pre-
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ATYALEDIIEI1
President Sounds Warnings
Against the Political Nos
trums of the Day.
ALL SING "BOOLOBOOLA
Guests Are Prof. R. H. Chittenden
and Justice Pitney, of the Su
preme Court
A warning against "political nostrums"
cTthe day, against the abandonment or
he old principles ot government under
which the American nation has grown
great, was sounded by President Tart, in
an address at the annual banquet ot the
Washington Tale Alumni Association
last night at the Raleigh Hotel. He
declared that he was returning to New
Haven, to become a member of the ---u!ty,
with the idea of teaching, as ,far as
possible, the undergraduates or Yalo the
sound principles of government.
The President was given an ovation
hen be entered the banquet hall. The
Yale men stood and gave him the rolling
long cheer of old E1L He was introduced
to his audience a few moments later by
James H. Hayden, president of tho local
Yale Alumni Association. The President
saia:
"It Is a pleasure If one has to go from
Washington to go to New Haven, and
It has been full of gratification to me
to find on the part of the professors at
Yale a disposition to welcome me.
"Every toast at a meeting like this
includes Yale aa a subject, We have
been there we know what we have
drawn from our mother. We have that
kind of gratitude that makes us wish
to express it whenever occasion arises.
"Yale Is n.t the largest university In
the country. There are others that are
forging ahead, under State air. under
conditions that furnish more students,
and to those o wish every advantage
and every success. But I hope we may
be pardoned lr we feel, that In the tra
ditions and associations of old Yale there
is a tradition spirit in which we have an
advantag over younger institutions
which have not had the centuries in
which to form that spirit we like td call
the Yale spirit, andfeed that bond of
union that nerves us up to something
better and something higher
"Mr. Justice Brewer, in his oration at
the Bicentennial, spoke of the public
service to which Yale was devoted, and
I believe that to be true stDU In a pe
culiar sense, with reference to the col
lege. "JWhat-1 am Wo"alTa! T am not
sue. It Is dangeroos-to have been on
the bench long enough to acquire a
reputation fo legal knowledge If there
Is no opportunity to put you to any test
on that subject, but when you are to b
examined every day by bright young
men who ought to know, there are more
comfortable states than that of a pro
fessor trying to keep two lessons ah-al
of his class. I have sat on the bench
and I know how wise ou can look- with.
out having a bowing acquaintance wtth
rumr oi me principles of law that are
rresented to him. but you can not sit in
a professor's chair with any llbertv of
surety among the students and assume
to know something that you don't know
Of course. It depends upon the discipline
which one can maintain In the class
room. If one can restrain nnv immiv
Improper and lrrevolent curlosltv nni
might get along all right. It is a ir-o.-it
pleasure to me to think of going to Yale
and talking to the Seniors o fthe
academic department.
Perhaps, after a while, when I get
Influence with Dr. Chittenden. T m.iv
secure the presence or some of the sci
entific seniors to talk to them about
constitutional law and the mv-mm-n-
of the country, to describe to them and
to make them know the value nr th
Institutions we have and the danger of
accepting every nostrum that comes
along and giving up those valuable foun
dations without which we could not have
had our government and without which
we are likely to lose Its benefit. That
Is the great pleasure I hope to have.
We are a bit snug in this country. We
are enjoying a great many benefits and
we are rather pessimistic and contemp
tuous about them, without understand
ing why it Is that wo are so comfort
able and happy and all that sort ot
thing, and without realizing how much
of self-sacrltlce and effort and self-restraint
it took to bring about this con
dition. We may have to re-educato the
American people on that subject before
they will get down to a real common
sense view of tho situation. And I don't
know anywhere that that re-education
can begin with more benefit to the pub
lic at large than in our universities.
"Now, in my small way, I want to
contribute. If I can, to bringing the
future graduates of one Institution In
this country to a realizing sense of the
benefit it Is to be an American now,
and to have been Americans for tho
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REBELS AGAIN ACTIVE.
Mexican- Plunge Capital Into Dnrk
nesa by Second Attack:.
For the second tlmo the rebels havo
cut oft Mexico City from electric light
and power, according to dispatches to
the State Department yesterday from
Ambassador Wilson. On Monday' night
the Ambassador reported, the rebels ap
proached within fifteen miles ot tho
capital, and so damaged the electric light
and power plant that tho city was
plunged Into darkness for the night, The
street railway system was likewise crip
pled. Neither service was restored until
the following day.
Rebels have again cut tho National
Railway north of Saltfllo. and several
bridges are reported burned.
JUUE AHD DECEMBER WED
Fulleton, Ky.. Jan. 29. M's.
Delia Kltts, seventy-one years
old, was married to ManforA'
Nelson, eighteen years old, a rail
road section hand. The brido has
been married threo times., hasi
eighteen children, and has grand
children older than the groom.
Best Service tn nalffA-t.
Standard or tourist. Latter personal!
conducted without change daily? except
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