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THE WASHINGTON HERALD, TUESDAY. MARCH 4, 1913. x
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Mr. Woodrow Wilson, of New
Jersey, Arrived Yesterday
Afternoon at 3:35.
CROWD CHEERS WELCOME
New Chief ExecutiTe, with Family and
Princetoniant, Greeted at
Woodrow Wilson, the next President
of the United States, Is In Washington,
lie arrived in the citv aestcrday at
S rj o clock, accompanied bv Mrs. Wil
son, their three daughters, and a num
ber of rclatles and personal friends.
Five hundred Princeton students ac
companied the Wilsons on the special
train. They formed a guard of honor
for the man who to-dav will take the
oath of office to the highest position
the American people can site
More than 10.000 persons journeved
to TTnton Station to see the next
Hxeoutlve on his arrival. He was met
at tho train by William Corcoran Eus
tls, chairman of the inaugural com
mittee: Thomas Nelson Page, heading
the reception committee, and several
Mr. Wilson, leaving the train, walked
to the Presidents room In the station,
smiling and raising bis hat to the
crowd -which grecfd him with rounds
of applause In the President room
the members of the reception commit
tee were presented to him. Then he
entered a hite House automobile and
was driven to the Shoreham Hotel,
where he Immediately went to his
room, later holding a conference with
Vice President-elect Marshall, and go
ing to the White House as the guest
of President Taft at 6 o'clock
Tbronea nt Stntlon.
Long before noon crowds had flocked to
I nion Station to greet the President
elect The other celebrations in tho city
i ent b the boards while Pcmocnts from
tie Pistrut and out of loan hurried to
II r terminal to hae lirst look at the
inn who will return the Democratic
pirtj to po ver after a long, lean six
teen j ear
rtoth inside and outside the station the
throngs gathered There was doubt Jut
when the Wilson train would arrive,
owing to the torgested traffic conditions
on all ro ids from lb- ortli and East
nd in the loi.il ardv
The 'Wilson train had been given the
right of wav over cver thing, however,
and the fast expiess engine steamed Into
the station drawing the long special train
not more than five minutes late
In the concourse more than 3.G00 per--
ns hi J assembled, and outside the st i
tion a niiglitv crowd was Impatiently
waiting to ve the new President
fter jexkeMng along the tracks, the
train hacked into the train shed, and
'lie crowd around the gates fought for
jil ice in see the W ilson parte descend
e om the ears The train came in on
track T the last of the ground lccl
tnck It wis but a short distance to
the President's room In the east end of
From far down the train, two aids.
attired in the blue and gold lace of the
United States Army, were seen to de
scend. Immediately behind them came
President-elect Wilson, attired In a frock
coat, gray trousers, square-toed gun-
metal leather shoes, gray tie with a tur
quoise click pin, and high silk hat. lie
was accompanied by Chairman William
Corcoran Eustls of the Inaugural com
mittee. Mr. Wilson helped Mrs Wilson
alight. She wore a dark coat suit, brown
fur neckpiece and small round turban
hat. Mrs. Wilson was accompanied by
Dr. Thomas Nelson Page, chairman of
the reception committee.
Then came the three Misses Wilson,
smiling, and attired in dark coat suits
Their attire was much like that of their
mother. They were accompanied by sev
eral officers and members of the party.
Wllann Trnln Arrive!.
Only Mr ljiivtis and Mr. Page, with
a few aids, met the Wilson party at the
tnin. The other members of the com
mittee awaited the PresMeub-olect 111
the Presilent'c room, where Introduc
tions wcra exctanged.
The party proceeded toward the gates
to the loncourse In the same order as
thev had alighted from the train lie
hind ol Itlreh. pcrsonnal aid td Gov.
Wilson. anJ Cok Spencer Cosby, walked
the President-elect and Mr Kustls
Tremendous cheers greeted the next
ruler from tho crowd assembled behind
tho gates in the concourse. A few per
sons ond station attendants -who had
gathered in a line beside the track In
side the gates alro cheered heartily.
President-elect Wilson responded by re
peatedls lifting his hat and smiling.
Mrs. Wilson bowed her response, and
the three Misses Wilson laughingly nod
ded their heads.
Behind the Fresldent-elecfs party
marched In double file the Princeton
students who accompanied Mr. Wilson
to Washington on the special train. The
Presidential party walked inside the
gates until opposite the President's room,
when an attendant opened a gato and
Mr. Wilson and those acceniptnjlii?
him waikeJ through a double file of
ktatlou policemen to the President's
On both aides of the police lines the
crowd was packed ten and twelve deep.
The cheers reverbrated through the huge
concourse. As soon as Mr. Wilson dis
appeared within the room, the entire
crowd rushed raadlv for the front of
the station, where thousands already
were assembled to see the Piesldent
elect enter the automobile awaltirg lilin
ird commence his ride to the Shoreham
The Princeton students wheeled and
marched around the east end of Iho sta
tion, and formed a. line from the front
end of the President's room to Masi
ehuctts Aenue. Kach studnit carried
a traeling bap or suit case. .-nd wore
a ellow anl b'aek ros tte in his button
hole l'reiilileiit-eleel Ilellcent.
The first glance that the crowd out
side the station got of the Presldent
eleet was througli the dim recesses of
the President's room. Gov Wllon was
csrortcd bv Chairman Kustl. and was
immedlatelj preceded In --tvcral faecret
Service mert. Mrs. "Wilson, accom
panied liv Dr. Page, next entered the
room, and the party of four advanced
about twenty paces. The Misses Wil
son and tli rest of the President
elect's personal partv follow ed. es
corted be Theodore Noves, lce chair
man of the reception committee, and
took up their positions In the corner
near the door.
The members of the reception com
mittee had formed a line at the east
wall of the room, and came forward
one bv one and were presented. Dr.
Page performed the introductions to
the President-elect, and Col. Cosby, as
personal representative of President
Taft. performed the ceremony of pre
senting the wite of the next President.
The gravity and dignity of the President-elect
was particularly noted by
those In the room. The Introduction
was acknowledged with a. smile and a
Arm pressure of the hand, but there
was no effusive greeting; and no con
versation with the members of the
committee. There were present a num
ber of men who have known the President-elect,
but even for such he had
only the pleasant smile, the Inclina
tion of ihe head, and the handshake.
The. Introduction over, the Secret Serv-
flce men again lead the way through the
front door where a group or newspaper
men and camera experts waited. The
Princeton students had formed another
lane leading from the door down the
driveway. The Governor raised his hat
and met tho salutations of the news
paper men with one of Ills quick smiles
and then started to enter the President's
car when the camera men put In a pro
test. Mr. Wilson knows the wavs of
photographers of old and with a slight
smile he took his place and the ma
He then took s place on the rear
seat in the Presidential automobile next
to his wife, and Mr. Kustls and Dr. Pig"
took seat in the front As the auto
mobile started forward there was a ring
ing cheer from the line of Princeton
men and the cheer leader Jumping In be
tween the lines started tho students oft
Into the booming cheer that the President-elect
has so often heard.
The next automobile was quickly filled.
The three daughters of Mr. Wilson were
helped In by CoL Birch, personal aid of
the Governor, and t'ol Cosb, and then
they taking their seats In the car. It fol
lowed tlie President-elect.
The third vehicle contained Mrs Howe,
the sister of Mr. Wilson, her daughter.
T. W. Noyes, and Lieut. Greble. Prof
Axton. Messrs. Woodrow, Ray, and
Howe, and Lieut. Rodgers formed the
party In the fourth automobile, and the
members of the Princeton student com
mittee and the newspaper men took the
next nine machines and followed the van
"WnlO House naby."
One of the most Interested members of
the party was Miss Josephine Wilson
Cothran, of Raleigh. N. C. Miss Coth
ran Is about nine months old, and is to
bcrome to-day "the White House babj.'
She Is tho grand niece of the President
elect and the daughter of P C Coth
The baby appeared in the arms of a
colored nurse, and, during the operations
of the photographers, sat up, and with
wide, staging eves and serious face took
In the situation bhe was mlghtllv Inter
tsted bv It all, and easllv was the least
perturbed mi mber of the group at the
entrance to the room
Tho route was up Massachusetts A
nue to II htreet, and then straight on
out to tho doors of the Shoreham '
streets wero well Ailed with people, bat
the sulfiage parade em Pennsylvania Ave
nue and ignorance on the part of most
as to the route the President-elect's pro
cession would take prevented the crowd
assembling that would be expected Gov
W ilson wns instant!) recognized be those
on the street however, and his progress
to the hotel was heralded by lusty cheer
ing i rived at the ccor of the hotel Mr
ilson was escorted from thi carriag''
by Mr kustls. and Mrs. Wilson by Dr
Pace The President-elect and Mrs
Wilson Imniedi itelv went to their rooms,
leaving behind them the crowd of Prince
ton students and alumni and an eager
crowd of socletv folk and others win
had gathered for a slcht rf the neei
President The members of the reeep
tion committee at the slption were
Thomas falcon Page, chairman: Theo
dore W. Noyes. vice chairman; H, Pres-
cott Galley, secretary: Senator Charles
A. Culberson, Senator Thomas S. Martin.
Senator James K. Martine, Senator Lee
Overman, Senator James A. O'Qor-
man. Senator Hoke Smith. Senator John
Thornton, and Senator John Sharp
Williams, Representative A. S. Burleson,
Representative Henry D. Clayton, Rep
resentative Henry D. Flood, Representa
tive A. M. Palmer, Representative
Swager Shcrley, Representative J.
James, Representative William A. Jones,
Representative Gqrdon Lee, Representa
tive Swager Sherley. Representative J.
L. Slayden, and Representative Edward
W. Townsend; Rev. Dr. Wallace Rad
cliffe, D. J. Callahan. Ira E. Bennett.
Charles J. Bell. AldU B. Browne. Will
iam V. Cox. Henry E. Davis. Edward
11. Droop. John Joy Kdson. Charles c.
Glover, Right Rev. A. Harding, Justice
A. B. llagner, Rudolph Kaurrmann,
franklin Lane. Blair Lee, Gen. Ne'son
A. Miles. John A. Mclihenny, Georgo X.
McLauahan, R. Ross Prr. Cuno II.
Rudolph, Rev. William T. Russell. Ed
ward J. Stellwagen, Col. S. E. Williams,
Fred A. Walker.
WudilnttOT. Mondtjr, irarrh 3, W-J 8 pm.
The iwlieatlorta are thit the weather tt Wi.hlul
ton on Tuesitj will be fair in Uie merotai. dwiij
In the afternoon, and become unsettled and eome
what colder at nithL There, l rry little lirob
abultj of either rain or sno. Temperature durtoi
the day artll be moderat. rrobablj In the fortlea.
There srtll be looal amwe Tueada? la the WMtli
em portion of the Ile region aril the Upper
MtoiajUrr and Mueouri tallera. followed by fair
weather in thee reriona Wedneadir. Orer other
rarte of the oountrr the weather win be tenerallT
fair Toeadar and Wedneadar. alUionth there will
be .general eloodtsea crrr the Ekatera Bute tad
tho Middle Wot,
MldnUrht. : 3 a. m.. : 4 m, m.. 3, a. m.,
M; a ra.. XT: M a. m.. St. C Doon. 44: 1 p. in.,
SI; 4 n, m.. 54: p. m.. B. S p. ra , M: 14 p. ra..
19 lllsbest. IbweU S
Relatite lju-nKlitr. 8am K, '. B ni . D, '
j m 3i Itamfall r ra to P m 1 C
Hours of eunihlne, 110 Ter orot ef trwiMe tun
hine W Tnnieratme same date Ut year Hijh
nt. 30, loweat, 3
Temperntnre Ira Other Cities.
Trtnperaturea In other clUt. together with the
amount of rainfall for the twentr four boon endid at
t p. m jeatrrder. are a follows:
Mai. Mis. In m. fall.
AJierille. s. O 54 3
vtlanta. ( S3 '- :-
AtlantM Cltr. N". J -. - - -
Bimiarc N Da D II H
hoeton. Va Si a
Buffalo. .N T . TO 10 TD 0 14
cjifcr. ill 15 V
Ononnatl. Ohio. K J) M
l hejenne. Wo . 40 SI SI
llateniurt. Iowa- 41 1 ' ....
Denier. Cole 4 40 42
IVs Vtoire Iowa.... C Jl
IVjtuth Minn . .. 2 0 OtC
!aliUm. Tea f4 51 fn
llelna. Molit 4 4fl 41
ItulunaptU Ind 4 14 41
Jictonr1I 1a ol tZ '
ksuva lltr Mo . .. 71 41
UtUe It-1 rt J M
Ixn nclea. I al TS 4
Vtarqite Vlielu M 0 B OK
Mrrnphi Trnn ... . S4 A It .. .
New Orlraru I- M 14 S4 ....
New ork N V II So 4.
North I'latte Nebr i 3
Orraha Nebr ... .42 SI "A . .
Itiila.lellAlJ Pa . . . 4 SI It
rata in. I'a ... . 14 II
IVrtland Me m Is 31
IVrUan.1 Ores ... 51 II 5! 0 C4
-alt l.a" 'e t'tai .. 14 31 ll
st IiK VI, ... 51 J ' ..
M. I'aul Him . . 3! S l
-an rYanorn IU . . . K 'it ttt
SrirmjUeld. HI . S SS 41
Ta"m via . 0
T.mpa 11a .. .. Tl 14 M
Tol"'' lhl .... IS 10 40
Virt-burf Mir. i Si X
Continued from Pa are One.
where the Sixty-second Congress was
dying hard. At the other end the Treas
ury building was brightly lighted, and
her stands stood bare and vacant, await
ing the throngs which they will hold to
day. Incandescent lights . in festoons,
stretched In Innumerable lines across the
Avenue. Tlectrlc signs, advertising de
vises blinked and flickered. The crowds
were In holiday attire. False mustaches,
gay bancrs, bright badges, were every
where. Girls wore bands across their
coats proclaiming "I am single," "I'm
out for a good time."
Marching clubs paraded the middle of
the street. Citizens In high silk hats
and frock coats, carrying red, white and
blue umbrellas and other unique devices,
were the onosure of all eyes.
CROWDED TO DOORS
Thousands Make the Rounds of Sev
eral Headquarteiv "Peacock
Alley" Magnet of Crowd.
The hotels of the Capital last night re
sembled nothing so much as a huge
Donnv brook Fair. Crowded to the doors,
the lobbies Jammed with a milling mass
of humanity, the hostelrics had register
ed the greatest number of guests In their
history. Every hotel In the city, from
the largest marble and granite edifice to
the humblest "family hotel" were crowd
ed with vllstors.
TeacockAllej" in the New Willardwas
more like a football scrimmage than any
thing else Handsomely gonncd women,
faultlessly attired men, and others In
walking costumes and street attire were
in a huge pushing, shoving mass. It
took half an hour to make one's way
from one end of the corridor to the other.
Everybody. It seemed, had heard of the
famous "Peacock Alley" and ail took
the same occasion to visit It.
The erowd was trore decoious at the
-horeham Alter l'residect-e!ect WlUon
had geme to his room the crowd thinned
eonslderably. When the ne.it President
first arrived at the hotel, however, tho
erowd was. trt mendous
All the hotels ha 1 quartered delega
tions from tho various States, and thesu
were the Mecca of visitors from the re
spective Co-nmonwcalttiH Tho Tam
many braves took the It.il-igb by storm.
The Powhatan, eNw Ebtltt. Occidental.
Iiellevue and others were the ccntcn
of thousands Had the waiters gons on
a strike it vriuld have been a national
At Congress 11-11 and the Now Var
num, where members of Congress hold
forth in large numbers, all tho "folks
back home" pain a visit. The Represen
tatives we-e busv re-celving visitors dur
ing the little time they had from their
e-utles .it the Capitol
lOiiibeiiler Drought flack.
New York. March 1 William S Tav
lor, of Iianville, Va . who Is chargeM
with embezzlement, arrived here to-dav
on the steamer Vistns. from Brazil. In
rlur,v of William Wilson, a deputv
heriff froi.i Viiginla, who was sent to
bring him imck
TAFTS LAST DAY
The Retiring Chief Executive
Spends Final Hoars Signing
Mail and Saying Good-by.
CUBAN GIVES THANKS
President and Friends Dined with Miss
Boardman Judge Taft Departs
His last day at the While House was
one of i.r most strenuous In President
Taffs entire career. From the time he
arose early thH morning until he bade
adieu to the President and Mm. Wil
son to-night. Mrs. Taft was In a bustle
of excitement, and scarcely could snatch
time to eat lunch.
After retiring at 3 o'clock jesterday
morning, the Chief Executive aroe at 7
o'clock and signed a large amount of
personal correspondenee before breakfast.
At 5 o'clock he went to the executive
officers of the White House to say good
bjs to about 300 friends, personal and
official, who had gathered in "lama duck
alley. Among his callers during the
day were the officers of the Minnesota
National Guard and thirty members of
the Delaware Assembly, led by President
Pro Tem Marshall.
MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood, chief of staff
of the army, also called with his staff,
as did Admiral Dewey and the majority
of the assistant secretaries.
Gov. Sulzer of New York called at tha
White House, accompanied by Samuel
Gompers, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor, and a number of other
leaders, to advocate the signing by the
President of the bill creating a Depart
ment of Labor.
The President received the Minister on
Special Mission from Cuba, who called to
express the farewell greeting of Presi
dent Gomez and the Cuban people, and
their gratitude to the President for the
part he has taken In the life of the
Cuban nation during his provisional Gov
ernorship. After hurried lunch, Mr. Taft again
tackled his mall, which he completed
barely In time to receive President-elect
and Mrs. Wilson The President and
Mrs. Taft dined with Miss Mabel Board
man last night and all preparations have
been made to permit of their leaving the
White House this afternoon for Augusta,
Head Murder Confessions.
Chicago, March 3. The confessions of
Lillian Beatrice Rvall Conway, burlesque
actress, and Charles Conway, lier circus
clown husband, made after their arrest.
were admitted as evidence to-day In their
trial for the murder of Sophia Singer,
Capt. Max Nootbar. of the pollca de
partment, who took the confessions, was
the first witness. Over objections by the
defense, the court hld that the confes
sions were not secured by "third degree
methods and permitted the witness to
nttsburff to asMn for , new and"
more adequate post-offlc buUdlnr.
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