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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1912.
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. P 1W. THOMAS C. WILLIS
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INAUGURAL CHAIRMANSHIP SCRAMBLE.
Tho chairmanship of the Washington committee
on inauguration of a President is a pleasant dis
tinction, involving some social prestige and a good
deal of hard work. Theoretically, these are the justi
Eetion6 for eager ambitions to capture it. As a
matter of fact, the possibility of business advantage
by reason of social relationship and intimacy with
the Executive, is commonly accounted, in cynical
Washington, a not unimportant part of the inspiration
to hustle for the appointment.
Active candidacies and organized campaigns seem
likely to receive smaJJ reward at the hands of Gov
ernor Wilson and Chairman McCombs, of the na
tional committee. That is as it should be. Scramb
ling for such a post is a bit too suggestive of obnox
GIVE HIM A RESTt
Governor Wilson has gone off to Bermuda for a
month's absolute rest as he fondly hopes. Inci
dentally, ten newspaper correspondents have gone
along with him.
The governor needs the rest. If he is to get it
he will not need the ministrations of that young
regiment of correspondents.
We suspect that these bright young men will
stand better at the White House after March 4 if
they don't unnecessarily intrude on the efforts of
the governor to get his vacation in privacy. The
country is willing to let him rest. It doesn't care
much about a daily analysis of his bicycle adventures,
hi breakfast menu, and the lucubrations that are
presumed to be in progress in the back of his head
Both the country and the President-elect will feel
kindly disposed to the correspondents if they give
him the rest he needs.
PAYING THE CANAL BILL.
Paying the bill for digging the Panama canal
looks tolerably easy on paper, even though the end
of the process may not be reached until our grand
children arc traveling through it. The forecast of
Expert Johnson, who figures the rates of tolls, is
that by 1925, perhaps, if business is good, we may
begin paying I per cent of the $375,000,000 total
exppnse into the sinking fund; and twenty years
later, if too much is not needed for modern improve
ments, the rate may rise to 3 or 4 per cent.
This is eminently satisfactory. The canal was
undertaken, not as a commercial enterprise, but as a
great national improvement; and to get the expense
tack ultimately by a fair charge for use to all na
tions is all we have a fair right to expect. And three
generations would not be a long time in which to do
SOME DANGERS OF LIBERTY.
The stories of the dynamiters on trial in Indian
apolis, of how they lugged suit cases full of dynamite
and nitroglycerin about the country and stored
tremendous amounts of explosives in exposed places,
remind us of the necessity for proper restrictions on
manufacture and traffic in such destructives. It is
impossible to contemplate the stored-up capacity for
villainy that one dangerous man may carry about on
his person, without shuddering.
High explosives, arc very useful; in modern in
dustry, highly necessarv But when our internal
revenue system concerns itself so intimately with
the production of eer solitary gallon of whisky, is
)t not remarkable that high explosives may be made,
bought, .sold, and thansported with the reckless aban
don that Ortie McManigal has described'5
t Lopping off tne hbert to commit heinous crime
if not a very serious menace to freedom If the pro
jection and traffic in djnamite weie guarded as
closely as is that, sa m cigars; and if the making
and sale of the deadlv cowardly, icious, unneces
ary and cxcuseless revolver were p-ohibited entirel).
.nobody would be the worse, and the community
'would be a good deal sifcr
presume, would go an amendment of the provisions
governing sessions of Congress. In a few days now
a Congress will meet in Washington, whose author
ization to represent the nation has been withdrawn.
It will meet to pass legislation that will be sent for
approval or rejection to a President who likewise
nas been rejected by -the people. That means nothing
less than the waste of a session; possibly a good
deal more than that. The new Congress ought to
meet with the least possible delay after its election.
'nder no circumstances should there be possibility
of an ad interim session of the old Congress, with
the old Administration in power.
The President suggests an approximation to the
methods of responsible Cabinet government, in his
roposal that Cabinet ministers should htve seats in
Congress and be subject to interpellation as to their
policies. American sentiment has been developing
n this direction for a long time; much more rapidly
n the recent period of examination and introspection
hat has made possible an unprejudiced considera
tion of institutions that prevail in other countries.
We should, have a different sort of Cabinet officers,
is the President suggests, under such a regime. The
drafting of men utterly unknown to legislative life
or administrative experience, for Cabinet seats,
would stop simply because such men could not pos
sibly sustain themselves in a Cabinet under such
Offering suggestions of this sort is something
for which President Taft need not have felt under
the necessity of apologizing. These arc not, as he
ntimatcs, changes that would be undertaken merely
for the sake of change. They are changes which
would contribute vastly toward establishing a better
relationship between the legislative and executive
branches of the Government.
President-elect Wilson, it is very well under
stood, sympathizes strongly with these suggestions
of a more intimate relationship between the Gov
ernment and the parliament. It is pointedly inti
mated by some of his confidantes that he wants to
attempt this innovation so far as he can constitu
tionally do it. The experiment will at least be in
teresting; and it will hae distinct value, inasmuch
as it will illumine a patnway of innovation on which
it may be confidently expected the country will at
no very distant time enter.
THE LIGHTERAGE DECISION.
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' PRESIDENT TAFTS LOTUS ADDRESS.
President Taft, if he should set himself about it,
might write an etreniel interesting work on our
Government. He alv,as has something interesting
and rather worth while to sav when he talks about it,
and he made no cvcpticn in his Lotus Club speech.
There was a suggestion of confession in his ob
servations about the danger that too large a part of
an Administration's energies may be devoted to
politics, so long as there is the possibility of re
election; indeed, so long as failure ol re-election is
bound to be translated into a verdict of failure. Mr
Taft assuredly is capable of giving testimony on this
subject. His suggestion of a six-year term and a
constitutional bar against re-election is unquestion
ably a reflection of a growing national sentiment.
toward which experience with Mr. Taft's own Ad
rniniatratlon has contributed most substantially.
Along with any such change as this, it is safe to
Among the remarkable decisions which the Court
of Commerce has handed down during its brief and
troubled career, none is more extraordinary than that
just issued in the New York lighterage case. It has
an importance to the whole country, and a bearing
on all efforts to suppress discrimination in transpor
tation, which justify examination and understanding
ol its doctrine.
The Sugar trust under Henry O. Havemcyer be
came powerful through its relations with railroads.
Just about one-third of westbound tonnage from the
New York industrial area is in sugar and coffee.
There is always a astly greater tonnage coming
East than going West. Consequently the road fought
for the sugar business. They would rather make
ery low rates than haul empty cars West.
Havemeyer, controlling most of the sugar ton
nage, used this situation to advantage himself. He
refined sugar on Long Island, and lightered it to
rail ends of the westbound roads at the west margin
of the Hudson river. For this lighterage the rail
roads allowed him 3 cents per hundred on sugar
destined to the Pittsburgh line, and 4 1-5 cents on
that destined farther West.
In addition, for years he was allowed 2 cents per
hundred for "cartage." These were very excessive
allowances for the services, and amounted to huge
rebates. The cartage remission was finally ended by
order of the Interstate Commission, but the lighter
Then the Federal .Sugar Refining Company, with
u plant at Yonkers, up the Hudson a few miles, de
manded that it be given the same lighterage allow
ance that the trust enjoyed. This was denied, on
the ground that Yonkers was outside the arbitrarily
fixed "lighterage district" of New York harbor. The
Federal then complained against this discrimination,
and the Interstate Commission ordered it stopped.
It faored an equality of treatment among all the
The Court of Commerce enjoined the commis
sion's order. The Federal, in order to get itself on
equal terms with its big competitor, then organized
a new scheme of delicring its sugar to the railroads.
It sent its sugar down to a point within the lighterage
district, and thence rcconsigned it to the railroads
on the Jersey side, and demanded the lighterage
allowance. This was of course a device, a subter
fuge, if you please; but it was a device by which
the company expected to secure the same terms that
the lighterage device granted to the American.
This plan, the Commerce Court now holds, is "a
plain subterfuge." The allowance must not be paid
to the Federal, but will continue to be paid to the
I Of course, the lighterage scheme of the Federal
I is a subterfuge. But so is the lighterage plan of the
J American and Arbucklcs. The American and Ar
I buckle scheme is merely the successor to the old-time
I plan of frankly paying rebates. It accomplishes the
' tame end, but in legal form. The Federal's subter
fuge was made necessary in order to offset the ad
vantage which the American's subterfuge gave to
ihe latter company. Now the court condemns the
one subterfuge, and sustains the other. Incidentally,
it sustains the big advantage the American and Ar
buckles have enjoyed, and rejects the plea of the
1-ederal for equal treatment.
This decision seems to deny the substance of
equitable treatment, on grounds that are so technical
as to make their occupation by a great court an occa
sion for surprise. The Interstate Commission will
appeal the case to the Supreme Court. If, there, the
Commerce Court shall be sustained, it will neces
sitate a change in the law, or else permit a reversion
to many of the vicious practices of rate discrimination
Takoma Park Branch Not
Kept Up According to
Pledges, Says Report.
FLYNN TO SUCCEED
TO WILKIE'S PLACE
Will Be Named Head of the Se
cret Service When Con
Public. Iltirary emploen underpaid nd
oerorked. rrtlKnatlona from ill work
ing force runnlriK from M to 35 pi r em;
annually, the library mulntalmd on u
nmalkr per capita cxpenso than thosi
In twenty of twrnt-slx cities of .view
population and Kreater, a bitter dniun
elation of the i hene-parlni; polles nf
Congress toward the public llbrarle- of
VVashlnRton, and the charge that Con
gress In falling to appropriate ml,,
tiuatelv for the Tafcoma bninrh, ha
been guilty of a breach of faith with
Andrew Carnegie these arc some of the
wurincft Indictments In the unnuul i
port of Theodore W Noes prrddent of
the library board, to the Commission,.!,
made publlt. todaj.
Noes directs his bitterest denuncla-
tlon against the action of Congress last
spring In cutting the Takoma Paik
branch appropriation from $4,(W to II, SCO.
Pledges Not Kept.
"If Andrew Carnegie should accuse
the library trustees, the Commissioners,
and Congress of breach of faith In le
speit of the maintenance of the Takom i
Park branch, would we be aoi" to de
fend ourselves?" the report nsks
' t arnegle's donation for the Takomn
brunch was made on the expreii iondl
tlon 'that the rlt of Washington pri
ldo for Its malnli nance to the etem
of 10 per cent of Its cost ' The Takom i
branch cost HO WO. Hut instead of
H 000, the Takoma maintenance appm
prlatlon this jear was Jl W. The lola
tlon of the maintenance condition to inn
extent of over half of the Jl 0 pledgi 1
has resulted In the closing of the Ta
koma branch for half the week It U
onl half maintained and onh haif
utilized There would be no greatci
duraagc t othe pilnclplo Imolvcd If not
a cent of the J4,000 pledged had bcin
..nnrnnriaiert and the britm.h llbraiv hud
not been opeiud for a slugU- Ja or
regarding the appropriation foi tin.
central llbrar. the report continues
"Within five J ears the work of tin
library has been tremendously i -ereased
llut during that period th'ii
has been no corresponding Increase o
those who do the work We. Ilnd th
force toda both overworked ud un
derpaid While the work ha" Increased
40 per ien In IKe earn, tin woil.Inq
rorcc has been practlcalU at a stand
still A ii result the force has suf
fi'red a continual shifting In ptisonnel
loBlng by reslguatlonH .13 ii cent of
the entire force In the ear lSoS. A
per cent In 1909. :S per icnt In 1010.
33 1-3 per cent In 1311, and J) per cent
Out of twent.slx cities hulng uir
ifoOOO population, twent liuo a higher
per capita expenditure foi nubile libra
ries than Washington. It tost our U
bran In 1910 11 cents per olune tc
elriulate bookti In the home of reaileis.
out of the twent-slx titles two ont
had a lower "ost per volumi circulated
and the average tost was 134 ctntM
The report concludes with an Indorse
ment of the work of Librarian Oeoige
The llbraiv Is fulfilling admlrahlv
Its function as a supplement of tha
public educational svstem of the nis
trlet Its usefulness to the schools e
Increasing steadily and notahlv j like
wise its value through Its Industrial
department to the city workers "
William I'lvnn, who relgnod fiom tho
Secret Bervlie to take .up an Investiga
tion of alleged polite graft In N w 'V.ork
eltv for an aMtrmanle t mnmitli'o, will
bfcome chlff of th Kattern dlvlcltm of
the servltt, with New nrk as his huttl
tluarttTH again un V films l.i
In addition to thin hi will lit appoint! d
chief of the htrt Sirvlir to mncced
Chlif Wllkle, as sunn or t'oiigiexs phut t
the pa of the posit on b.ttk to the old
Authorltatlvi anniunet ment to thts ef
fect was uiadt b toe, rt tar M it V eagh
Mr 1'ljnn Is lit log handicapped In his
work In New V ork hv obsti ut liuii ta -tics
on tht pun of the iltv authorities,
who are holding up h's t xpt ne a, i ouiiim
and pa) The pav of th itnt ritrvl o
chief was reduml b I'oinfrtfs two w u
ago. In the Dtmocntli itmioniv movt
ment Shoitlv ifttrwititl ( tin f V llkie
will made suh rvWliih spulul agi lit of
the tustomM division at an Imreisid
sularv, but lonllnmd tu dlntt the
Sei ri t i-crv'tc, with Assl'tunl l hi, I
Moron us nominal lnaJ
BRYAN SPENDS DAY
WITH FAMILY HERE
Too Tired to Go to Church, But
Expects to Start for
llllam jjeiinlns llrvan spent today
with his t.irtol. It ha bran his In
varlablt pructice heie us lt.evhtr,, to
attend Ulvliii servlcts on Hit t-alditlli
hut tu vttw of the fuel that the past
w,tk has lie, n "n nttlvelv tngtged in
politic! and othe, pursuits with ban
ijiii Is uid oth r f tint tloiis in t upv Int. hit
time far Into the night. In dttldtd to
it. purl from nit usual prattue for otitt
Mi llr an will p main ut tin holm
if M mil, Willlim Ji lining Ilr tn jl .
mull I ue In the uft'inoon, when In,
I 1 iiih to go dtnet to the t'nlnn (Station to
like tht sc ihnard trilu for his winter
1 iiiik in I'lnr'.dii Just how long he will
iiinuln th. i, It us vi t undet, rmtm il,
hut In fnl that u t-easiin of rist It il, -slriible
I" foi' tin opining "f an at live
innipiign itirldi in in the putting
thriiui'li of the tonumplattd turlft
Plan Attractive Meetings.
I'l un are being 1 1 tlioratitl hv Na
tional t'liiu lavi No 1 liiipmvtd Ordtr
nl lltptuvopliH, t i iitu.uttv. ineitlngs
luring tin tinning si a on V laig, ut
timlun i was nirrii d at tin inietlrig
In Id rhnrilav tvi ilim at 1 agli s Hull
The ItiptasnpliK line a tot il memhi r-
hip of s "J In thit tuunir
Evening Services in tbe (Dburcbes
"WISDOM AND WORK" The Rev. Samuel H. Woodrow, the First Con
gregational Church, 8 pm.
"PAST FAILURE AND PRESENT PRIVILEGE" The Rev. Charles
Wood, the Church of the Covenant, 4 P- rn.
"THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER" The Rev. Andrew R. Bird, the Sec.
ond Presbyterian Church, Southern Assembly, 8 p. m
YOUNG PEOPLE'S RELIGIOUS UNION All Souls' Unitarian Church,
8 p. m.
"MORTALS AND IMMORTALS" The First Church of Christ, Scientist,
8 p. m.
"ARE WE GRATEFUL?" The Rev. G. W. Kates, the First Spiritualist
Church, Pythian Temple, 7:30 p. ni.
"THE COMING WORLD WAR AS FORETOLD IN PROPHECY" The
Memorial Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7:45 p. m.
"HOW TO BE A MAN WORTH WHILE" Prof John Phillips Mcakin,
the Secular League, the Pythian Temple, 3 p. m.
"THE BLIND GUIDES OF LIFE" The Rev. James Shera Montgomery,
the Metropolitan Memorial M. E. Church, 8 p. m.
RETREAT FOR MEN St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 7:30 p .m.
RECEPTION The League of the Good Shepherd, St. Patrick's Catholic
Church, 8 p. m.
"FALSE PROVERBS?" The Rev. Charles Wood, the Church of the
Covenant, 8 p. m.
"THE WORLD'S LEPERS" W. W. Danner, the Y. M. C. A , 4 p. m
THE SILENCE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT" The Rev. Frank J.
Goodwin, the Mt. Pleasant Congregational Church, 8 p. m.
"THE PROBLEM Or AMUSEMENTS AND RECREATIONS" The Rev.
J. W. Fruiell, Ingram Memorial Congregational Church, 8 p. m.
"HEAVENLY CITIZENSHIP" The Rev. C. Herbert Reese, St. Thomas'
Episcopal Church, 8 p. m.
"THE LAST WORD" The Rev. Wallace Radchffe, the New York Ave
nue Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m.
"THE REALITY OF CHRIST" The Rev. Joseph M M. Gray, the Ham
line M. E. Church, 8 p. m.
"FORGIVENESS" The Rev. W. R. Wcdderspoon, the Foundry M. E.
Church, 8 p. rn.
"THE FRIENDS OF THE HOME" The Rev. John E. Briggs, the Fifth
Baptist Church, 8 p. m.
"A QUEER STORY" The Rev. E. Hez Swcm, the Centennial Baptist
Church, 8 p. in.
"THE RISE AND FALL OF MJHAMMEDANISM" The Rev. Fred
erick W. Johnson, Grace Baptist Church, 7:45 p. m,
"THE WOMAN THAT STOPPED RUNNING" Col. John Dean, Salva
tion Army Hell, 8 pm.
"WHEN WE WERE LOST" The Rev, Hinson V. Howlett, Second Bap
tlst Church, 8 p. m
Ambassador Bryco to Be
One of Speakers at Bal
With it progiani prepared that con
templates a tnateil.il advance In all
phase, o' rlili work throughout the
countrj for the coming veai tne Amerl
1 an C'lvU Association will meet In Bal
timore lui-div for lu eUhth annual
convention The association will be In
"ifslon fo- thne tlas. toneludlng on
Thursdtv with a compithenMve review
on ' 'lt Planning
Vm ng the finturet planmd foi the
lonvintlon will be Htl1.11t.1ts bv James
Ilrce. Urttl-li 11111I1 imi.ii1i r to the I'nlt
nl Statts and J Hor..tt Mcl'arl Hid of
llaiilsburg, l'.i., prisulent of the asso
ciation, and 1 svmpD'luiu on Capital
CItlL In wlilth address, s will ho made
!v Hinrs I! r Macfarland foimer
prisithnt of Ihu rimrd of Commission
ers fo the 1'lbtrlt. of Columbia,
Churls Iloptwill, muvr-r of Ottawa,
Canada, and Walter Ituilev Griffin of
Chit igo, wlnnei t, the pi Ize of J O11O
for ttu lift di sign for tht propustd m vv
apltul ilt for tin continent of Aus
ti il 1
Welcome By Mayor.
W hilt In Utlllmoru the atujclitlon
will bt the guest of nve orgtnlzatlons
o fthat tlt, thu Women s Civ If L ague,
the Municipal Art hotltts, the Mur.vluiui
Stttc l'ederatlon of Women s Clubt, the
V'l I Hi llil I lllrliri.li.il 1 - . . ill I l mill
'the Mtiehints- and Manufaitunrr.' Af-
I Tho convention will open on Tuecdav
1 il 1 K with an invoca
tion bv Cardinal tilhhons, und t Haiti
n win in, will he tendered b.
Mom J tint 11 I'rtstoii The lemaln
der of the iuoiiiIiik will be tuiuplnl
I with a i!lMi"lon under the heading ot
1 ' llel lied ( Ivli Vdvante In tht urter
noon I lie Baltimore hosts will take the
ilcki.Hies on an automobile trip ove
the ilt showing Its iarkt and othti
Business Session Wednesday.
During the noon leiest every ilav
while the toiivintloii is In session th"
t!tli gates will bfl the guci-tt nt it
'Hound Table' luniheun at. which
v 111 lolls civic topics will he tl't-cutsed
.nder the tliretlloli of 1111 uppoluttd
Ihe annual bti'lnes tfsMcm will be
held on Widne-dav in whlih Ultliaid
" WHirou-. "1 1 H turv o tin utsoilt
Ion, will Mlve i iei i rt on the woik dun
lining tht vear William II liowland
will pi est lit tin fuisuiei s n port In tills
1 stion tlso vftti ttie repoitn ir.
In nd tin annual election of offkert
will be held
'1 hi mott Important meeting will I"
held en W eittu mIuv n fit moon when
Vtnbu'-i-ador lirv 1 e and J iloraie l .
Carl un! will deliver th it addresti s
. si ere ill v W iltei I l'lshtl, of tht l)e
p.trtmtnt of the Interim will pretid
over till) meeting Mr Mi I'urlaiid will
spialt on ' The Ctv prutli il
President-EIect Will Have
Chance to Name Trio
May Revive Talk
I hut 1 etui ling talk of it tut Iff wai
ibttwe 11 the I mud Matet ulul ticl-
inanv will be once nunc lien.d n the
opinion of liusuiv licparttntnt nun
ni Ihe n stilt of 1 lie sweeping 01 del
issutd IV the tlepntlmint to mil t
oit of 1 slum to prevent inipoi tilth, 11
tnt 1 tills 1 ouritt of ICs1 point ies
The 111 w nidi' r posltlv els forbid ih"
01 illnf, of Ihtte pot Kins ir (1 'tli
nu ne and Teutonic un slrv on Vim r
hoi .11 Tht pievious nit'. 1 slti ul
i vlded f r the h hling 1 1 the m
tutoc. until Hi si'iittHrv if At,n 11
tore and a Intttd blatet altoimv
Woolrow WIlBon, at President of the
I'nlted Mates, will not havt the gool
fortune to make ovn the Huprtm
Couit ut I'irlduit Taft lias beet, ,
allied to do but he tnuv luve the ha
lo ippo nt three memsets 10 1 1 ti ir
buii.il Vitus' total membmhp it an
In othei woids. tin new dm!nltr
tlon Mnndt to appoint n third of thi
hiipremr Couit If .Mi Wilson eoul 1
do thit, In- would be enabled to shape
the 'ourt to suit I. Is own Ideas of gov.
It has s'ldom fallen to the lot of an
Prtalihnt to vvlt'd sue 1 a powr as
President Taft has wielded In nuking
8upicmn Court appointments ! has
i-ppolnted u majority of the in mhern
of the lourt, aside from making I.dward
Douglati White the CM f Justice rn
nn mbern he I as appo'nted are Vsro U'e
Justices I.urton, Hugh r Van D intr
I-Jmar, and I'ltnev All these nppo nt
ments, hv 1 fort ntou comblnuti n o
tlrtumttune( havi had lo bt madt
within lest thun tv o jeais
Three Appointments Due.
he far as un H for' seen Mi W so
as 1'pmli'tt v ill not be mahled 10 ie
makt tht iouit as President Tuf 1 is
done llowtvir. th-ce of the enipter
Iifnch will b' eligible for retirement be
fore the end of the W Ilson Admlnistra
tratlon Thev ate Chief Jostle. Whim
und Assotlatc Just. cos M Kmna and
A Justice of the hupieme Court Is
eligible to tctlicment on arriving at lb
age of Mvntv vcais an 1 uftei havlnff
servfd tin tait un u member nf the
toiirt Associate Juhth ' Ollvtr Windeil
Holmis who wis horn in !M' ts al
nudj past stvnt iur, hut not un'll
Dm mint 1 of this tear will Ie hav
Kerved V n Mars us 11 mtinbi 1 of tie
Justice Mt Ktnnt went on the .Supreme
lb nth In lr'j and so hit long sn '
scrvid ten iars He will In sennit
art of agt August l" I'M This is
about llvi months aftei tin htginn t u
of the new A dn Inlttratlon
Chief Juttict W hlli Willi on the f-ii.
premt Court In l'SI am will be s.vept
mis of nt,e hi 1'iC, whui he will I
tllgtbh foi retliirrent
Justice l.uiton will reath the age of
Hfwnt) in I'd 4 but in vltw of the fact
he was tipiolntc'i us rettnt'v as U 0 he
will not bt ihglble at that time to re
Holmes in No Hurry,
btrlcilv speaking Juttlee Holmes will
b eliglbb foi retirement before the end
of the Taft Adml ilnuatlon Hut nobody
txpects him to retire In tne Imrredlate
future He Is vigorous and fond of his
duties und lit Is not going to be In
liasti to retire He It too mJch glvct
to un active existence foi that He
looks ultsott at vigorous' in fact, as
when, In h's voting soldier uas, he was
shot thiough the hiedtt 01 lull s llluff
and follow id this up bv gtttlug a bullet
through his neck at Antlttam another
Ihiout'h the In el at rrtderh ksburg, and
thin Insisted tin staj Ir.g In the sirvlee
and winning a iommlslon ns colonel
It s not In h. ixpn ltd lit win at on e
quit the hi nth ht II It mav will ha
pen that he will com hide to do so before
the 1 nu of thi Wilson d nln'tiatloi
Mmlltrlv thtie is th, poilllltv that
Justice McKennti and thief Justhe
White, ufiti p tuning the pi rloi of ill
glbilllv fin iitlrtinent, tnuv lomludeti
Beyond Wilson's Reach
It will In lull bifoie Justhe I)av It
eligible fi 1 utlieiiient This will he
bevond tie tnd of the Wilon Adtn nis
trttl 11 Ve for Justhe" Hughis V .1 1
Di v 111 1 I1n1.11, und Pltntv the ar
all m b .is Ihe word goes and ma
he rp 1 d to stltk lo the Sii rem"
Benih f ' a rtood mini) jtaii, to come
Altui.it 11 1, the Supreme Court as it
Is now uiide up Is "ie of the most in
tep sting bodies in tht lountrv It In
seldom hein lomposed of a moro v ig
orous pirsonnil Chief Justl e Wine
is rttv-siieii jenis old out tloestl t
look ovci llfiv-tlve He is about a'
vlMiroiiH a spttltnen ot I hh f Justhe
.ik tin ttiuntrj has tpirteiuert f r
manv a ve r
And tin nu n nroiind him nie force
ful pi rson illtl, In the main Moie
ovet the court, lu spite of unv irlti
iImii of tic J idlt lal bvstem, c tnno' he
consldcrnl a reactlonaiv bodv Son
ni thi men on It are dletln tlv pre
grtsslvi and Chief JuUec White s
rei'knnu! one of the progressive
memheiM Tor Insluue let inono ex
limine Into tin holdlnux of the 1 irt as
to the powei of the lMtei.il itoveri
nnnt to leguliti tht itllronis He wit
find little 'ti irlthl-e In thi-. 111 ma
tu how Ftrenuous mav be his views on
the subject of aovtinment regulation
of thi loutlti
No Dark Ages Tribunal.
And othet Instances 11 .t,h be pointed
out to indlcrie that the court la 11 1
di-k ages trlhanil The recent itvi
slnn of the Supieme Court ruh - aid
the still tnoie ment ltvlslon of thi
rules of enuliv prut the Willi the modi
thatton of tlie luies loiutrnlng the is
sue of temporar injnuitlonn and re
stiaining ordtis, au 1 ises In Point
Tin Picsldent of the Vnlted Sta'es has
nu moie Imuortunt function to perforin
ihan th. miiKMn, of appointments 10 the
Supiem, Couit Mt tngelv tnongh, in
tin' mem I'lol'len lal inmpalgn no
bodv sMitied to civ. attention or 1110' e
than missing itti nilon In one of Hie
chief f. it,.,.- of th. Taft A.lmlnls rt-
Hon tl 1 ipnoln item ot live out of nine
of Ihe supit'ii t'liirt Jistlic-
It was 1 pn P'"i und n .m. n ous sub
Jttt for tin lon-ldei itlon of tht voters
und th' m.n on the stump t wa
practlcillv lost sight "f H ," '" '
vioith v.hll, to keen in mind wh.
Wilson hiinii.es President v hi h ott
of b.nt if nlnd he m el s ro; when 1
hit.i 10 npp Hit mm tn il Hull, lit and
isptilallv to the fu iretne tj nt
Girl Married at Ten;
Gets Toys as Presents
Tiununr.vfN u No i" AR"""
CaTilim ten ciih old wis maun I
vistctdav, and itilt the third riad.i
tia-s In tht public sihool hoc !!
In ..L mil s Paul Uletz tvvenlv thre
veitis old The hlrl wore slit rt dre ses
duilng the iiieraoit) hut nnnoum e.t
tint slit would have htr gowns length
citi.l at unit
'lite prlts' who perfoimed the 1 ei e
mimv w is opposed to it at Hist hut u'
ti solii I uti 11 nl thi patent if boil
li ' ,u.l hlldegl.'i ii tlnalb ii'-inttil
A- . 1 eh in- in mt the b uli - "
l v h s e thful Inn a hu taat
1. s at I 1 s s t c es N lie r ft"
l . vvr hi 1 cr n I vvt I vt b I ".
I hrl.h 0 lai el sht would not plnj with
' dolls an,v more