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Fair and Weath Weather dF Friday FridaySTTJMBEB lr do Tonight Tonightand y night sighdF e m a tn L L t on i iLld tme LAST EDITION EDITIONTHURSDAY EDITIONJ
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STTJMBEB 6266 6266TAFT WASHINGTON r rHURSDt THURSDAY Y EVENING MAKCH 4 11 1909 PRICE ONE CENT CENTTAFT CENTTAFT
TAFT T TWEAT TAKES OATH AS PRESIDENT IN SENATE SENATEWEATHER SENATEWEAFHFLRMAKES
WEAT WEATHER WEAFHFLRMAKES MAKES CHANGE OF PLANS ANS NECESSARY
BUSINESS ASSURED ASSUREDI
ASSUREDBY
I GONSIDERATION BY BYPRESIDENT BYPRESIDENT
PRESIDENT TAFT TAFTInaugural TAFTnau
Inaugural nau ra 1 Address of New NewExecutive NewExecutive NewExecutive
Executive Gives Word to toLegitimate toLegitimate toLegitimate
Legitimate ConcernsROOSEVELT Concerns ConcernsROOSEVELT ConcernsROOSEVELT
ROOSEVELT POLICIES POLICIESTO
TO BE CONTINUED CONTINUEDOhioan
Ohioan O ioan Declares DeclaresH He He H Will Car CarOut Carry CarryOut CarryOut
Out Program of Predecessor PredecessorDuring pjedecessorDuring PredecessorDuring
During Four Years YearsReforms Y YearsReforms ars arsI
I
Reforms Continue ContinueUnder ContinueUnder ContinueUnder
Under Tofts T a is Term Termhould TermI
I should be untrue to myself myselfIf
a s a If I did not make the themaintenance tlter themaintenance
r maintenance and enforcement of ofthese oftheae ofthese
these reforms Roosevelts n most mostImportant mostImportant moatImportant
Important feature of my Adminis Admlnlsi Administration Administration
i tration trationI
i
I believe that vrlth Hh the chnngrcs chnngrcsto changcto
to be recommended recommendedtmericnn American 1us1ae busi business ul ulDeIS ¬
ness ae > s can be assured of that meas measure Jneanre rneanure ¬
ure of stability and certainty certalnt > In Inrespect Inre8pect Inrespect
respect to those things that may maybe muybe maybe
be done and 1ho those e that are pro prohibited prohlbltef1 prohibltecl ¬
hibited which hlch IM I b csscntlnl cN ntlftl to the thelife thelife thelife
life and groWth of all business businessWILLIAM b118IncolVILLLL businessWILLIAM
WILLIAM HOWARD HOV tD TAFT TAFTLegitimately TAI TAFTLegitimately
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Legitimately conducted business businessinterests businessinterests businessinterests
interests in the country count y may rest as assured assured assured ¬
sured of consideration at the hands handsof handsof handsof
of the new Administration AdministrationThat
That was the allimportant notesounded note notesounded notesounded
sounded today by President WilliamHoward William WilliamHoward WilliamHoward
Howard Taft in his inaugural ina gural ad address adY ¬
Y dress delivered de fvered at the Capitol Capitolshortly Capitolshortly Capitolshortly
shortly after aft r he had been sworn into intooffice intooffi intooffice
office offi by C Chief ief Justice Fuller With Withthe Withthe lith liththe
the exception of that p pillion iion of the themessage themessage themessage
message which referred to tariff re revision revision revision ¬
vision the new Presidents discus discussion discussion discussion ¬
sion of the antitrust laws was the theone theone ther
r one pof portion iion of the inaugural address addressfor addressfor addressfor
for which the business world was waswaiting waswaiting vaswaiting
waiting waitingThis waitingThis waitingThis
This assurance is coupled with withthe withthe viththe
the announcement that the reforms reformsinitiated reformsinitiated reformsinitiated
initiated by President Roosevelt are areto areto areto
to be carried on by the new Admin Administration Administration Administration ¬
istration istrationThe istrationThe istrationThe
The President declared however howeverthat howeverthat howeverthat
that he has some views on antitrust antitrustand antitrustand antstrustand
and interstate commerce laws which whichhe whichhe whichhe
he will submit to the next regular regularsession regularsession i isession
session of Congress CongressIndustries CongressIndustries CongressIndustries
Industries Safe SafeHe SafeHe SafeHe
He expressed the opinion that with withthe wi withthe th thtbe
the enactment of his recommenda recommendations recommendations recommendations ¬
tions into law American industries industriescan
can an be assured of stability and cer certainty certalnt certainty ¬
tainty talnt Along this line the Presi President Pre President l ldent ¬
dent declared that railroads In Inter Interstate interstate Interstate ¬
state commerce should be relieved relievedfrom rUevedtram relievedfrom
from certain restrictions of the anti antitrust antltrust antitrust ¬
trust law that there should be Fed Federal Federal Federal ¬
eral supervision of stock and bond Is Issues l lues Issues ¬
sues ues by railroad changes in the ex executive exocut1e exoeutive ¬
ecutive department with a view to tobringing tobrlngJng tobringing I
bringing about more cooperation in inthe Inthe inthe
the enforcement of the antitrust antitrustlaws antitrustlaws nUtruat1aws
laws legislation which will differen differentiate ditterentlate differentiate ¬
tiate between combinations based basedupon buedupon basedupon
upon legitimate economic reasons and andthose andthose andthose
those formed with the Intent of creat cre8t1nR ¬
ins monopolies and artificially con controlling controlHng controlling ¬
trolling prices pricesThe prlcNThe pricesThe
The policies which are to be ad adhered a ahered adhered ¬
hered 10 o In the Administration Just
r be begun can were set forth clearly but butbriefly butbrIefly butbriefly
briefly President Taft talked busi business bualnN8 bu1ness ¬
ness from the moment he stepped for forward forward forward ¬
ward and nd called the vast ana an strug struggling struXglin tru trugUng ¬
glin gUng throng My M Fellow Citizens Citizensntil CIUxeu1Int11 CitizensYnti
1Int11 ntil In conclusion he fervently in invoked 121Yoked invoked ¬
voked the aid of God In the discharge dlschargtof di > > ehrgt ehrgtot
of his responsible dutiesNo duties dutiesNo dutiesNo
No Oratory Attempted AttemptedHe
He made no attempt at oratory oratoryEvery oratoryEvory oratoryDvery
Every paragraph of his address addre was wasa
a straightfromtheshoulder pro proContinuod proContJnued proContinued
Continued on Tenth Page PageWEATHER pageWE PageWEATHER
WEATHER WE THER REPORT REPORTThe
The storm that was central over overnorthern overnorthern overnorthern
northern Ohio Wednesday Vedne 4a morning mornln has hamOYGd hasmoved j jmoved
moved southeastward off the New 8W Jersoy Jer Jersey JwrNY ¬
soy coast with Increasing strength and andheavy andhoavy andheavy
heavy rain or snow from the tb Virginia Virginiaconst VirginiaCOtUiIt Virginiaeoaset
const northward Throughout th the in Intertor Interior i itcrior
tcrior of the th country fair weather has hasprevailed baaprevall9d hasprevailed
prevailed prevall9dFORECAST prevailedFORECAST j jFORECAST
FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT DISTRICTCIwiring DISTIUCrCIrtn DI6TRICTClearing
Clearing CIrtn thf this afternoon fair tonight tonightand tonightMId tonightand
and Friday diminishing dimlnlthfn northwesterly northwesterlywind northwQtlterlywJnda northwesterlywinds
wind
SUN TABLE TAI3LESun TABLESun TABLESun
Sun rises 538 538Sun G GSun > td tdSun
Sun sots 5W 5WTIDES 31fTIDJI 366TIDE
TIDES TABLE TABLEToday TAJ3LJtTc TABLICTodayHigh
Today Tc TodayHigh > d r High tide 916 a L m and i4S p pm pm pm
m low tide 1S4 145 a m and lIT p m mTomorrow mtomorrowHigh mTomorrowHigh
Tomorrow tomorrowHigh High tld tide 71S a m and
732 7321 p > m low tid tide 180 a m and 141 hUp
p m
11 TAFTS CARRIAGE LEAVING LEAV GnCOURT COURT OF HONOR
iF
NEW EXECUTIVE ON WAY TO TAKE OATH OF OFFICE o
ROOSEVELT BOB BOBLast GOE GOESMIDSTCHEERS
nUT MIDST MIDSTCHEERS MIDSTCHEERSLast CHEERS CHEERSLast
Last Day of Retiring Presi President President President ¬
dent One of His HisBusiest HisBusiest HisBusiest
Busiest BusiestTwo
Two men both of the type to attraot attractattention attraotttentlon attraotattention
attention in any an crowd dressed in con conventional conveutlonal conventional ¬
ventional frock suits and nd glossy well wellpoised wellpol wellpoised
poised pol ed silk Uk hats one of ponderous bulk bulkbut Dulkbut bulkbut
but not ungraceful uD raceCul or unwieldly the theother theother theother
other shorter of stature but broad of ofshoulder ofshoulder ofshoulder
shoulder and of erect manly bearing bearingpassed bearln bearlnp8IIJed raringpealed
passed through th the door of the White WhiteHouse tVbtt tVbttHoulle VhiteHouse
House executive office this morning and andstepped andstepped andstepped
stepped into a waiting wat ng carriage carriageThe carriageThe carriageThe
The face of each man wore a a kindly kindlywinning kindlywinDlnr kindlywinning
winning smile and as the driver heed heedIng heedin heeding
Ing in the signal to go ahead d laid his hiewhip hiliwhip hiswhip
whip across the Hank of one of the Im Impatient Impatient ¬
patient horses and the carriage moved movedsmartly movedsmartly movedsmartly
smartly down the driveway leading tq t tthe
the street str t one of these men the smaller smallerof
of the two turned to wave a farewell farewellto
to two bluecoated policemen and a agroup Jlup agroup
group up of newspaper men who stood stoodwatching 8toodwatchln stoodwatching
watching watchln in the rearA rear rearA rearA
A wave of his hand a bow of his hishead hishead hishead
head an answering anln ertl1g wave from thegroup the thegroup thegroup
group and the carriage with its u occu occupants occupants occupants ¬
pants was swallowed up in a moving movingjostling movingjostling movingjostling
jostling mass of humanity that jammed jammedin Jamm d din dIn
in the Avenue A venue fronting frontln the White House Housewaiting Hou HoualtJng > e ewafting
waiting to greet reet with deafening excited excitedcheers excitedcheera excitedcheers
cheers the coming comn of these the e two men menWho menWho menWho
Who They Were WereOne WereOne WereOne
One of them tbeolTheodore Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelthad
had held the reins of this Government Governmentfor i ifor
for seven lS ° vn years had been the moving movingforce movingforce movingforce
force in the destiny of 8090006 8Ltd OOO of Amer American Amerlean ¬ i
lean people the other otherWlUlam William Howard HowardTaft HowardTaftwas I
Taft Tatwu was about to become clothed in inthis Intb inthis
this tb governmental authority with Us re responsibility ropon rev revsponsibfiity ¬
sponsibility pon lblllt its burdens and its it tri Uiinnphs triumphs triumphs ¬
umphs Therefore the crowd and the thecheering th thcheering thcheertnK
cheering cheeringIn
In this manner began the final chap chapter chapter chapter ¬
ter of Theodore Roosevelts Roo velt l last t day as asPresident allPrHtdent asPresident
President of o the United States Today Todaythough rodaythough roda rodathouch
though it WU wa over for him as far tarthe a athe as asthe
the Presidency Pre Jldecy was concerned when the thesun the8un thesun
sun reached it its meridian will remain remainlong remain10nl remainlong
long fixed in his mind as one on of themost the themost UlemOSlJt
most noteworthy of his remarkable remarkablecareer remarkblecareer remarkablecareer
career careerFrom careerFrom careerFrom
From the time he arose in the morning morn morning mornInc ¬
ing until the special > > car bearing the theRoosevelt U theRoosevelt 6 6Rooeevelt
Roosevelt party moved from the Un union unionStation non nonStation oft oftStation
Station shortly after 2 oclock bound boundfor bOundfor boundfor
for New York It was a continuous continuousround continuousround continuousround
round of handshaking and good4 xood good4yes good4yeswith byes byes1th > yes yeswith
with 1th old friends trlen IJ and white House em employes employs m mPloy ¬
ploys Ploy s who have served there during duringMr durln durlnMr duringMr < <
Mr Roosevelts 66velts seven years us Chief ChiefMagistrate ChiefMa Chieflttaistrate
Magistrate MagistrateAlthough Ma lttaistrateAlthough trate trateAlthough
Although the day opened o a tremen tremendously tremendously tremendously ¬
dously busy one in other respects Mr MrRoosevelt MrRoosevelt MrRoosevelt
Roosevelt who retains a strong regard regardfor re regardfor arl arlfor
for all 11 th the many loyal White House Houseworkers Houaework 1 louseworkers
workers work rs who have don his bidding so sofaithfully sofaithfully o ofaithfully
faithfully and well let no one who whocome whocorne whocomae
come forward to say goodtoy be ne neglected neIected neglected ¬
glected Iected or forgotten forgottenGets fOrJJoUenGets forgottenGets
Gets Up Betimes BetimesPresident BctimeaPre8k1ent BetimesPresident
President Roosevelt n e1t though not an anearly anr1y anearly
early r1y riser in the accepted sense was wasup waaupbeUmM wasup
up upbeUmM betiine this morning There w wn wn8t wereyet r ryot
yet 8t a few official things thll1 to do and he hedesired bedNtred hedesired
desired to have them over quickly quicklyHe quicklyHe quicklyHe
He had breakfast shortly after S oclock oclockwith oclockwith oclockwith
with Mr Mrs lMl Roosevelt and Mr and Ad Mrs MrsContinued MrsContinued lIniContinued
Continued on Third Page PageSpecial PaceSpecial PageSpecial
Special Train to Chicago ChicagoPennsylvania ChicagoPennaylvanla ChicagoPennsylvania
Pennsylvania Railroad account II1ucvratlon Inauguration Inaug Inauguration ¬
uration Leave Union Station Washing Washingsleeping Wuhinton Washington
ton 541 p m March 5 C and1 and Through Throughsleeping lhroubhaleCplng
sleeping cars Dining car earAdvt Advt
SMILES OF CROWDS CROWDSBRE CROWDSBREAK
BREAK BRE AK PAST CLOUDS CLOUDSDespite CLOUDSDespite CLOUTJSDespite
Despite Disappointment Following Abandonment of ofOpen ofOpen ofopen
Open Air Ceremonies Thousand of Spectators SpectatorsAlong SpectatorsAlong
Along Avenue Have Their Fun 1
Undeterred UJi letarred by ey the slush under foot footand footand footand
and the driving drivln snowstorm that did not noteven notYen noteven
even Yen partially lift its It discomforting discomfortingmantle diecomiortlnmantle diacorniorUagmantle
mantle until past t th the noon amid mid the theblare theblaro theblare
blare of bands that bade b e defiance to tothe tothe tothe
the elements and the cheers of thou thousands thouBands thousands ¬
sands who refused to yield to the dictates dic dictates dictate ¬
tates of winter one of the most im imposing Impotting Imposing ¬
posing military and civic pageant in inthe inthe I Ithe
the history of inaugural parades is isswinging I Iswtndl1g isswinging
swinging up Pennsylvania avenue venue thi thiternoon thiernoon this
N ternoon FternoonBefore ternoonBefore
Before the falling of duck becomes becomeselectric becomesthe becomesthe
the sb signal nal for the flash of the countless countlHBelectric countlesselectric
electric lights that are to hold sway swayduring swaydaring waydJrlng
during the festivities of the eveningnearly evening eveningbefore evntn evntnnearly
nearly 40000 men will p pass II In review reviewefore reviewbefore
before William Ullam Howard Taft the new newPresident newPrt newPresident
President Prt ldent of the he United States Statesmultitudes SlatesNothing StatesNothing
Nothing save the good 00d humor of the themultitudes themultitudes
multitudes has redeemed the thefeatures dletre dlatressing dlatressingfeatures etng etngfeatures
features of the Taft a t Inaugural Inauguraldonment Despito Despitothe pltG pltGthe
In the thematter thematter
the one fupreme t d1 disappointment ppolntment
matter of clear weather and th the aban abandonment abandonment
openair inauguration on onthe onthe onthe
donment of the
the throng has man managed manaKed managed ¬
the east portico
aged to smile through it all allFirst allFirst allFirst
First Disappointment DisappointmentOne
One disc dt pointment came when it itwas Itwas itwas
and the thePresidentelect thePrfJISldenttltct thePresidentelect
was necessa y Y for the President
Presidentelect to ride down the Avenue A venue
In a closed carriage carrI But occasional occasionalglimpses oecIIiMaalUmp occssegalglimpses
glimpses Ump e of the retiring and ad tho thotobe soon soontobe wontobe
tobe President could be obtained Oils Oilswhen thI8Wben thiswhen
when th the thousands who had badalr8Ldy already
gathered along the side lines were es especially fMooo fMooopeclaUy especially ¬
pecially enthusiastic enthusil tlc In their beers beersMr lasersMr
Mr Taft and Mr Roosevelt wouia peep pH pHout
out of the windows upon such uchoccaalon uchoccaalonand occasions occasionsand occasionsand
and acknowledge th the greetings gree n The
Black Horse Troop of Cleveland and andthe andthe andthe
the veterans veter 8 division principal princl es escorts escorts esoorts ¬
corts were also al applauded applauded They
seemed e med oblivious to the flying snowflakes snowflakesabout lmow4akesabout snowflakesabout
about them themTh themrhe themThe
The Th second dlsappoln disa Ia nent of the day daycame claycaIne daycame
came at the Capitol H < ien it was an announced announced announced ¬
nounced to the 5800 800 00 persons rsona who had already al already alrM4y ¬
ready gathered that Mr lr Taft would wouldtake wouldtake
take the oath of office in the Senate Senatechamber Stanatecham Senatechamber
chamber cham r and that there would be no nooutdoor nooutdoor nooutdour
outdoor itnugursei The disconsolate disconsolateones di8COnSQlatones
ones picked their wet way back uptown uptownseeking uptowninf uptownseeking
seeking inf places on both sides of the theAvenue theAvenu theAvenue
Avenue where wu w ere re at least 1ea t a part of the theshow t tshow theshow
show could be seen seenSpirit seenSpirit seenSpirit
Spirit of Crowd CrowdTh CrowdThe CrowdThe
Th The indomitable in omltabla spirit > > that has made madeAmerica 1DdeAmerica madeAmerica
America was in evidence 99V ov ° v rj hand handtoday haDdtoday handtoday
today Undeterred nd terred by the thefoot r rtoot rfoot
foot by b > the wind and ants snoi snoiContinued sno hoveContinued hove hoveConUnued
Continued on Page Fourteen Fourl
THOUSANDS ARRIVE ARRIVETO ARRIVETO
TO RETURN AT ONCE ONCETrains ONCETrains ONCETrains
Trains AH Delayed and Only Flag and Block System SystemUsed SystomUsedMany SystemUsedMany I
Used UsedMany Many Spend Night in BigUnion BigUnion Big BigUnion
Union Station
the themuclt theday theday
have spent
Two thousand persons
day in fnth the JJdan StatiOn without getting cetUnJtu
u much aJ Is > a glimpse cUm of the t stgural stguralparade ii JIiLlpIn iural iuralparade 1 1parade
parade An equal number have left the thecity thecity thecity
that have been beenrun beenrun beenrun
city on th ths a few trains
run out on the various railroads It is isestimated Isestimated isestimated
estimated that from ft > m five to ten thou thousand thound thousand ¬
sand nd people are on the delayed d laed trains trainswhich traillSwhich trainswhich
which have not yet reached the city cityand dtynd cityand
and nd probably will not arrive until late latetonight latetonl latetonight
tonight tonightNever tonl tonightNever bt btNever
Never in the history of the railroad railroadcompanies rallrOdeomlKll1Jea railroadcompanies
companies whose lines enter Washing Washington ¬
ton has traffic been ascomplrtely as par paralyzed paralyze paralyzed ¬
alyzed < l as today With wins wlrMdoPn down and andtelegraph audtelegraph andtelegraph
telegraph poles bown h own across aero s the tracks tracksevery trackevery tracksevery
every train ha h has bi b ban fn n forced fune to pick it itway Its ItswaY itsway
way along lon by means of flag and block blocksigtils blOCkln15 blocksigaae
sigtils sigaae ln15 is and ulthout lthout orders from the thedispatcher tb tbdfaptltchera thedispatchers
dispatcher
Train Delayed DelayedTrains DeayeTrains DelayedTrains
Trains which should have reachedWashington reached reachedWashington reachcdWashington
Washington before 10 oclock last night nightdid l sightdid hl hldid
did not arrive until after Cler 7 oclock this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning Qu the various systems from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the North East South and West Weatthirty Westthirty Westthirty
thirty special > > trains have been delayed delayedon d layefl layeflon
on an average aver ge of eight hour each and andall andaU andall
all local trains have been from two to tothr tothree I IthrOf
thr three a hour late In reaching the city dtyUntil cityUnUJ cityUntil
Until a late hour this afternoon trains trainsI i
I
were arriving arriviD < < < by mesa D1 of the block blockand blockand
and flag system and were beta be beiag ac sent sentout I I Iout
out in the same way It will probably probablyrequire probabl7require probablyrequire
require from twelve to fifteen hours to toestablish toestablish I Ie
establish e communication COftl 1Uu1eatioa by wire with withBaltimore withBaltimore withBaltimore
Baltimore and Philadelphia and con considerable CODslderalble conaiderable ¬
siderable doubt exists as to whether it itcan Itcan Itcan
can be done in that l1ult time Special Specialcrews Speelalcrews Specialcrews
crews have been sent out over the theBaltimore theBaltimore theBaltimore
Baltimore and Ohio Pennsylvania and andSouthern andSouthern andSouthern
Southern lines to put up the wires and andrepair andrepair andrepair
repair the damage caused by the storm stormA stormAs tormAs
As A yet et no word has been received IeCe yed from fromany fromany fromany
any of the th crews as to the amount of ofdamage otdamae ofdamage
damage done and the time required requiredto
to make repairs repairsAccording repsl1raAecordlng repairsAccording
According to reports brought in 1 n tele telegraph telegraph telegraph ¬
graph poles pQl s on the Baltimore and Ohio Ohioand Ohioand Ohioand
and Pennsylvania Penn ylvaia systems sy ttna betweenWashington between betweenWashington bttweenWashington
Washington and Philadelphia ire re ale alemoat al almost almost ¬
most entirely down and sever severI days dayiiget daYHmay daysmay
may be required to replace thlJl anct anctget t taet
get the line In proper working order orderin orderIn
in 1 II many instances trains were forced forcedto
to stop while the crews cleared the theContinued theContinued theContinued
Continued on Sixth Page PagePa pePa PagePa
Pa R R City Ticket Office Open Openat
at night The Pa It R R Co announces announcesthat announeNthat announcesthat
that during Inauguration week and until untilG untilMareh untilMarch
March 10 11 Ita eft city ticket onto at lith and andG ask
G will be kept open for the sale of oftickets oftlcketa oftickets
tickets and reservation of Pullman ac acoonimoftUiOM aeOOJanae aooosmnedatioa
OOJanae oonimoftUiOM aUo s until 10 oc oclock sck p 1 m mAdvt mAdvt ir irAdvt
Advt i
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CAPITAL ISOLATED ISOLATEDBY
BY FIERCE STORBlizzard STORM STOHMBlizzard STORMBlizzard
Blizzard Rages During DuringNight DuringNight DuringNight
Night Cutting Off All AllCommunication AllCommunication
Communication CommunicationNever
Never in the history of the United UnitedStates UnitedSttea UnitedStates
States has such a pageant page < < t as Ii that held heldin heldin heldin
in Washington today todft been carried carriedthrough carriedthrough carriedthrough
through without the outside world worldbeing worldbeiDa worldbeing
being in direct communication with withthe withthe withthe
the acen scene of the exercises For the thefirst the11m thefirst
first time the nation knows nothing nothingabout nothlagabout nothingabout
about the movements of its It President Presidentand Presidentand Presidentand
and its Presidentelect on inauguration inaugurationday Inau tlLtloft tlLtloftday
day dayBut
But today from early rly morning morDin Wash Washington Washington VasbIn3ton ¬
ington had the President the President Presidentelect PrMk1enteled Presidentelect ¬
elect and a a collection of visitors esti estimated e ontimated t1 t1mated ¬
mated at something more than IMO MHXWQall IMOaU 1440Oall
all to herself because the bUzzard bliszardwhich bUzzardwhleh blizzardwhich
which began early last night put all alltelegraph alltelegraph 11 11te1earaPh
telegraph and telephone tel pbone wires out of ofcommission oCcomml88km ofcommission
commission comml88kmWith commissionWith commissionWith
With the wires wilM down < < of course the thetrains thetrains thetrains
trains were delayed Union Station was wascrowded wucrowded wascrowded
crowded the night nl bt long with Ith visitors visitorswho yisitorswho visitorswho
who had no place to go and Washing Washingtonians WashlftgItonians Nashingtonlans
tonians who had gone to meet trains trainsthat trainsthat i ithat
that were from eight to ten hours late lateStreet lateStreet I IStreet
Street car service was crippled al although although 1 1th ¬
though th uch the companies kept men and andsweepers andsweepers I Isweepers
sweepers at work ork all night long longTrains 10n longTrains I
Trains Blocked BlockedMany BlockedMany
Many train trat have not arrived yet being be being HID ¬ I
ing ID < < delayed by scores of telegraph telegraphpole tele telegraphpoles aph aphpoIft
pole borne bollMdowD down across the tracks be because because because ¬
cause of the heavy hea y weight of the snow snowon sno snoon snowon
on the wires wiresThe wiresThe wiresThe
The Norfolk and Washington boat boatwas boatwas boatwas
was hours late getting in delayed by bythe bYtbe bythe
the blind bUndllt ipg snow snowOf snowOf snowOf
Of course the first consternation came cameto cameto cameto
to the visitors with the realisation that thatbecause tht1l4cau thatlecause
because 1l4cau of the weather the exercises exerciseswould exercl exerclwould exerciseswould
would be curtailed and a sigh of relief reliefwent reliefwent reliefwent
went up from the crowds when The TheTimes rrhe1i Therimes
Times 1i extra informed them that t at the theparade theparade theparade
parade would be held as scheduled and andthat andthat nd
that the fireworks flr work tonight will m b be set setoff setoff t toft I
off just as has been planned If It is ispossible ispotbJ ispossible
possible to do so soCarried soCarried
Carried by a wet wind that blew at ata ata ata I
a rate of twenty miles an hour the city citywas eltywas citywas
was covered with snow about four fourinches tourInchef fourinches
inches deep when it awoke Chits morning morn morning mornInf ¬
ing It was almost Impossible to make makeprogress nflkeprogrt makeprogress
progress progrt > SS against the teeth t th of the gale galein galein e eIn
in placts where here the wind had a clean cleansweep clnsweep cleansweep
sweep sweepTroops sweepTroops sweepTroops
Troops and marching marcbJn clubs quartered fiuarteredin fluarteredtn
in their cars on the sidings in the the a Fourletnth Fourteenth Four Fourteenth ¬
teenth street yards southwest spent t a amiserable auuerabl ansiserable
miserable night nl ht and got out as soon soonas soonas n ns
as s possible po slble this morning mornin in the search searchfor Harchfor searchfor
for food and warmth warmthGen wannthGen warmthGen
Gen J Franklin Bell grand marshal marshalwas mnJba1as marshalwas
was as sought by 1 everybody ever body interested inthe in inthe Inth
the th parade and a hurried meeting wa wacalled WU WUcalled wascalled
called at the New Willard illard Hotel Short Shortly Shortly Shortly ¬
ly after 9 oclock came the th announce announcement announcement an Ul Ulwent ¬
ment from Presidentelect Taft that he hewould hewould hewould
would deliver his speech 8pef < h in front of the theCapitol tboCapttol theCapitol
Capitol as had been scheduled scheduledTen scheduledTen beduedTen
Ten Hours Late LateAs LateAs LateAs
As an instance of the lateness of ofthe orthe ofthe
the trains the Federal is Express xpreq from frontBoston fromB fromBoston
Boston B ston due here last night at f2t 2l I Irived ar arrived arrived ¬
rived this thl morning at 715 Thirty Tbld trains trainswere tntInswere trainswere
were more than an hour late lateAt lateAt lateAt
At 10 oclock the cloudy sky ky began beganto n nto
to break a little and when the Presi President PrMident Preildent ¬
dent and the Presidentelect left the theWhite theJilhlt theWhite
White Jilhlt House Hott e for the Capitol at that thathour thathour thathour
hour there was quite a crowd collected collectedalong col collectedalong te < l laJon
along aJon Pennsylvania avenue Underfoot Underfootthere endertootthere Underfootthere
there ias slush on the sidewalks more moreContinued moreContlnud moreContinued
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CROWDS PACK PACKTHE PACKTHE PACKTHE
THE GALLERIES GALLERIESTO
TO THEIR LIMIT LIMITNew
New l ew Plan an Put Through ThroughCause Cause of o Fear ear for or Health o oAged of ofAged ofAged
Aged Chief Justice Fuller FullerLodge Lodge Causes Causesthe Causesthe uses usesthe
the Change ChangeSECOND ChangeSECOND
SECOND TIME TI IE IN 1 HISTORY OF THE NATION NATIONGrant NATIONGrant NATIONGrant
Grant Only Other Executive to Become Official Head Headof ea eao
of o the Country in the e Upper Chamber ChamberScenes ChamberScenesAre Scenes ScenesAre
Are re Impressive ImpressiveWilliam ImpressiveWilliam ImpressiveWilliam
William Bbward LE ward Taft was Inaugurated President of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United States today under the most extraordinary cu cucumstances cir circumstances circumstances ¬
cumstances that ever attended this ceremony ceremonyThe cersmonyThe ceremonyTe
The day dawned with the Capital in in the grip Ip of such sucha
a severe snowstorm that army officers in many Y Yobjected instances instancesobjected instancesobjected
objected to their men marching and the committee on ar arrangements arrangements arrangements ¬
rangements was uncertain as to whether or not the parade paradecould paradecould paradecould
could be held or Mr Taft take the oath of office on the thegrandstand theI thegrandstand
I grandstand on the thecast east plaza of the Capitol CapitolIn
In spite of the new Presidents expressed wish to have havethe havethe havethe
the program carried out to the letter he was prevailed prevailedupon prevailedupon prevailedupon
upon to take the e oath and read his inaugural address in inthe inthe an anthe
the Senate chamber instead of in the open air airLODGE airLODGE arr arrLODGE
LODGE PERSUADES HIM HIMHe HIh1He HIMIse
He was persuaded to do this by the argument of Senator Sena Senator SeIUJtor ¬
tor Lodge chairman chairm m of the committee on arrangements arrangementswho
who said that it would be cruelty illU cruel ty to compel the aged Ohief OhiefJustice OhiefJ ClhlefJust
Justice J Just iice ee to administer adlhinister ad ster the oath lar iI Lmthe the openrair with thestorm thestorm the thestorm
storm at its height heightIt
It was an inauguration unique in in the history of thecountry the thecountry thecountry
country Only once before had it been found necessary j to tohave tohare La Lahave
have the ceremonies indoors This was the case at the first firstinauguration firstinauguration f rEt rEtinauguration
inauguration of Grant GrantThe GrantThe GrantThe
The National Capital is today cut off from fro all to tele telegraphic telegraphic Ie Iegraphic ¬
graphic communication with other parts of the world worldTrains worldTrains worldTrains
Trains which should have brought thousands tens of ofthousands ofthousands ofthousands
thousands of sightseers here this morning will not arrive arriveuntil arriveuntil arriveuntil
until late this afternoon and this evening eveningSo
So fierce was the fall of the snow and so keen the theforce theforce theforce
force of the wind that until 1130 oclock none of the thegrandstands thegrandstands thegrandstands
grandstands were occupied the people preferring g to keep keepto
to the sidewalks and the exercise of walking
Taft Is Cheered CheeredNotwithstanding CheeredNotwitbstandinJ CheeredNotwithstanding
Notwithstanding the weather from fromthe frDmthe fromthe
the throngs which packed the sidewalks sidewalksfilled sidewalkstined
filled the windows and clang to the bal balconies balconies galconies ¬
conies of every ever building bund1n from the Capi Capitol Capitol ¬
tol to the White House President Taft Taftheard T Taftheard t theard
heard the loving acclaim CCll m and anc thecheering the thecheering thecheering
cheering which foretold the strength he hewill hewill
will have as the new President PresidentAt
At 10 oclock this morning when he heand healld heand
and Theodore Roosevelt entered theircarriage their theircarriage theirOILIT1sge
carriage drawn by four splendid bay bayhorses b bayhorses y yhorse
horses the storm was at Its height The Thewine TbelBt Thewine
wine lBt blew clouds of snow through thr ugh the thecarriage thectUTiage thecarriage
carriage windows and it was bittercold bitter bittercold bittercold
cold But the band of the th Philippine PhilippineConstabulary PhilippineConstabulary PhilippineConstabulary
Constabulary struck up a quickstep quicksteptune QuickSLaptune quicksteptune
tune the Black Horse Troop from fromCleveland fromO1eeland frontCleveland
Cleveland fell in as escort and were werefollowed werefollowed werefollowed
followed by regulars r and the members membersof Dl mbers mbersof
of the G A j R and the trip to the theCapitol theCapltol theCspltoi
Capitol had begun begunAlong begunAlong n n10ng
Along 10ng Fifteenth street and down downPennsylvania downPennsylvania downPennsylvania
Pennsylvania avenue where as 8 yet the thecrowds thecrowds thecrowds
crowds were ere small swung the procession pro procession troce ¬
cession ce slo receiving cheers from all t who whowere whowere ho howere
were on the streets > > Arrived at the theCapitol theCapltol theCapitol
Capitol the party consisting of Mr MrTaft MrTaft MrTaft
Taft Mr Roosevelt and the retiring retiringCabinet retiringCablnet retiringCabinet
Cabinet had but a little while to wait waitfor Wl waitfor t tfor
for the beginning be < < fnnlng of the ceremonies ceremonlewSherman ceremonleSherman ceremoniesSherman
Sherman Sworn In InJames InJaJDe8 InJames
James S Sherman took the oath of ofoffice ofoffice ofoffice
office for the Vice Presidency which whichwas Wldehu whichwag
was u administered by Vice President PresidentFairbanks P PresidentFairbanks Idt IdtlrbankS
Fairbanks lrbankS as soon n as Mr Taft had hadagreed had3gr8ed hadagreed
agreed to the plan of also 10 taking th thoath the t1Moath theoath
oath in the Senate chamber chamberThere eltamberTbere chamberThere
There the galleries were packed to totheir 00their totheir
their capacity while more than thanpeople 2WK 2WKpeople 00 00people >
people stood in the corridors and 00 com committee committee oemmlttee ¬
mittee rooms after making makin vain at attempts attempts attempts ¬
tempts to gain admission While Sher Sherman Sherman Sherman ¬
man was being sworn in Taft and andRoosevelt andRoo andRoosevelt
Roosevelt Roo velt sat in highbacked h hbackecl chairs chairsfacing chairsfachlK chairsfacing
facing the dais dais of the Vice President PresidentFollowing PrMkIutFoUowlng PresidentFollowing
Following this ceremony Mr Taft Taftwant Taftw Taftwant
want w nt forward and in stow solemn solemntones solemntones solemntones
tones repeated the oath of office as it itwas Its itwas
was was s read to him by th the venerable v Chief ChiefJustice ChJefJusUce ChitJustice
Justice Fuller of the United States Su SuI ¬
I
preme Court Then Mr Taft read his hisInaugural hisInaugural hisinaugural
Inaugural address and was interrupted interruptedwith interruptedwith interruptedwith
with frequent bursts of applauseRoosevelt applause applauseRoosevelt applauseRoosevelt
Roosevelt Congratulates HimThe HimThe Him HimThe
The address concluded he was con conj congratulated congratulated
j gratulated first by Mr Roosevelt and andI andthen andthen
I then by members of r his family famB and a xhost ahost ahost
host of friends friendsMrs frIendsMrs friendsMrs
Mrs Taft rode with the new President Presidentfrom Preldontrom Presidentfront
from rom the Capitol to the White House Houseand Houseand Rouseand
and their carriage was followed by bythat b btbat bthat
that of Mr and Mrs Sherman ShermanBy ShermanBy ShermanBy
By the time the parade of the regulars regularsup re Ular Ularup
up the Avenue venue began the fall cf c now anowhao onowgreatly nowhsu
hao greatly lessened and the new Pres President President President
ident came up the Avenue nue te Sod QC the thegrandstands thegrandstands thegrandstands
grandstands well fi in < d with people peopleIt op1e op1eIt
It was one of the greatest gTcat > > L parades paradsfrom para paradesfrom s strom
from a military point of view Washing Washington Washington ¬
ton ton has ever seen Back of itwas It was as tbt tbtfaot tbtfaot tb tbfact
faot that Taft has for many years er bet becrconnected betCGnnected becconnected =
connected with the Army y and War De Department Departmoot Department ¬
partmentFor partment partmentFor partmootFor
For Mr Roosevelt on theway the way from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the Executive E ecutiYe Mansion to the th Capitol Capitolthere csploLthere Cplbolthere
there were many cheers On that ride ridehe ridehe ridehe
he was shown that while all wire w re there thereto thereto thereto
to see Taft inaugurated they were also alsoanxious alsoanxious alsoanxious
anxious to show their admiration of ofRoosevelt otRoosevelt ofRoosevelt
Roosevelt
Taft Is Cheered CheeredBut CheeredBut CheeredBut
But on the drive back the cheering cheeringtea iiesnnswa enng enngwa
wa uninterrupted prolonged insstem insstemand insistenaOO ineistenand
and sounded the name of Taft The new newPresident newPresident newPresident
President was evidently e dENlUY delighted d6l bhted wltithe witJ witJthe wit witthE
the ovation Incessantly Ince s8Bt r he had to r rmove rlmove re remove
move his hat and acknowledge the theearnestness t1tlearnestne1J6 theearnestness
earnestness of the demonstration demonstrationAnd
And Mrs rs Taft who rode besids be 1d him himthe hmithe h rl1 rl1the
the woman whose ambition has ben benon beoenone beenone
one on of the great factors in his success successlaughed SUCCCSElaughed successlaughed
laughed happily n ppUy making no attempt to toconceal toCOl1ceel toconceal
conceal her pleasure pleasureIt
It was a B fitting beginning of an Rd RdTaft a aTaft adTaft
Taft on Roosevelt RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt6Theodore RooseveltTheodore
Theodore Roosevelt A Personal Ap Appreciation Anpredation A Apredation ¬
predation by W V H Taft Inaugurtt Inaugura Inauguration Inaugurtlon ¬
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