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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 05, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 2

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majority and prevent the bill from
coming to a vote before the legal
hour for the session to end.
The president will call an extra
session of congress just as soon as
the senate, now in extra sessloji, acts
upon changing the rules of unlimited
debate.
In his formal statement denounc
ing the 11 filibusters, Pres. Wilson
called present danger greater than at
any other time in history of nation.
It will be hard to explain to other
governments now, he said, that they
may not act as they please and with
out fear that this government can
do anything at all.
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BRITISH UNDERSTAND WHAT
WILSON IS U PAGAINST
London, March 5. For first time
British press and public today seem
fully to understand complex position
Pres. Wilson xaceu Because 01 sen
ate rules permitting filibustering.
Consequently comment reflected a
more sympathetic attitude toward
the American executive and his
problems than at any time in recent
weeks. 1
The eleven senators who blocked
passage of armed neutrality bill were
universally execrated for "thwarting
the national wilL"
British newspapers were chary at
suggesting a "way out" for Wilson,
but most of them seemed content to
leave problem in his hands, profess
ing belief that American people were
behind him in whatever he did.
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GLOOMY SKY GREETS CAUITAL
ON GAY INAUGURAL DAY
Washington, Mar 5. The nation's
capital poured forth its thousands
and thousands of guests early today
to witness the inauguration of Pres.
Wilson into his second term.
Stands drenched by days of rain,
filled early, while a raincoated, rub
bered throng massed into Pennsyl
vania av.
Dull skies struggled first to smile
and then to weep, but succeeded in
doing neither up to noon.
At 11 the president, escorted by
troops and the jjrand marshal, will
proceed from the White House to the
Capitol. v
Later, with the Culver Black Horse
troop, Vice Pres. Marshall will pro
ceed from Willard hotel to the cap
itol. The avenue is a columned
thoroughfare, draped with draggled
bunting from days of downpouring
and festooned with American flags.
At noon before capitol, under drab
skies, inaugural ceremonies will
start.
Within capitol at that hour, Vice
Pres. Marshall and senators-elect
take oaths of office, while a few min
utes later president himself will be
sworn.
Representatives-elect will be
sworn in when new congress formal
ly convenes.
President had complied with the
constitutional provision that he be
sworn at noon, March 4. Today he
takes this oath anew and delivers his
inaugural address.
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LATE WIRE NEWS
Paris. Violent German attack
over front of mile and three-quarters,
made in repeated assaults, repulsed
with heavy, losses to German.
Milwaukee. "Many former sun-
porters of LaFollette here against his
action in leading filibuster on armed
ship resolution.
Washington. Death list of U. S.
coast guard seamen who perished in
gale off Ocean City, Md., believed to
have reached 15.
London. Bulgaria considers she
must adopt whole attitude of her
ally, Germany, and break with
America.
Tokio. Hoyt Thayer, American
school teacher, convicted by Japan
ese court of trespassing on fortified
place, released on bond pending re-triaL

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