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r-v vj?:I HOI??* HonF
Tender Hand> Lav Ji^r t?? Kest?Sorrow
in t!*> South.
Rome. Ga.. Aug. 11.?Airs. Woodrow
Wilson. wL'e of the nation's pres
ident, was buried at Myrtle tin: cemetery
here today. I-Ier grave is beside
those of her father and mother.
almost wit nil sight of the house
in which she lived as a girl. T nigh;
the president was speeding east ware
on his return to Washington.
Thousands of visitors came tc
Rome today to do< honor to the
memory cf Mrs. Wilson. A Sabbath
like quiet prevailed. The specia.
force of police, augmented by members
of the Georgia -National Guard
found little to do beyond warning
traffic from the streets through whioi:
the procession moved.
It was exactly 2:30 p. m., wher
the president's special arrived ant
a few minutes later the casket, covered
wit)1 gray broadcloth and surmounted
by a single wreath of flow
ers, was lifted from the funeral cai
by eight Of Mrs. Wilson's cousins anc
borne to the hearse.
As the train steamed slowly intc
the station, c&urch bells throughoui
the city were tolled solemnly. A wid*
space had been cleared about the
station and the thousands of people
assembled there stood back respectfully.
Those who bore the caskel
were: Edward T. Brown., Atlanta;
Robert M. HS:yt, Wade C. Hoyt and
Nathan Hoyt, Rome; B. P. Axson
Savannah; Randolph Axson and Edward
T. Brown, Jr., and 'Frank C
Through Black Draped Streets.
The president, followed by Secretary
and Mrs. McAdoo, Mr. and Mrs
Sayre. Miss Wilson, Prof. Axson anc
otJher near relatives and members o)
the party quickly left the train anc
entered their carriages. The procession
then moved through Mackdraped
streets to the First Presbyte
iXAU vuu* vm.
More than 800 relatives and friends
of the Wilson and Axson families
were already gathered in the quain
little church whicia Mrs. Wilson usee
to attend when her father, the Rev
Edward S. Axson, was pastor there
The church was draped in "black witl
intertwined wreaths of white flowers
On one wall was a white marble
tablet to the memonry of Mrs. Wilson's
father. Banks of flowers were pilec
"hie-h about tfce catai'a-que on whict
the casket was placed.
As the president entered following
the casket, Chopin's funera!
march was played softly upon the organ.
A simple, short service wa$
conducted by Rev. G. G. Sydnor, tin
local pastor. The president and his
daughters, with Secretary McAdoc
and Mr. Sayre, occupied the frcnt
pew in the centre and back ol" them
were other memSbers of the family
and Dr. Grayson and Secretary
Tumulty. Two old-fashioned hymns
' e~vr\i*l+aa rwf Air?. Wilson,
giniiWU laiuiiv^u vt (
were sang by the church cioir. Rev.
Dr. Sydnor then read briefly from
the Scriptures and spoke of the beauty
and charity of Mrs. Wils n's life
Borne to Cemetery.
As soon as tie church service was
ended the casket was carried to the
waiting fcearse and the short pourney
to Myrtle Hill cemetery was begun.
School girls, dressed in wiaite and
holding aloft laurel .branches, stood in
line along each side of the streets
through which the precession passed.
Behind them were thousands of people
with heads bowed, silent and sorrowful.
The entire city was draped
in ifuneral black in honor of the sad
IThe cortege was close to tie cemeA~
"in hc*cran tn fall. Tif
LVl J nucu iaiu ? _
storm rapidly grew worse, the d^'npour
soon becoming torrential. A
-tent erected over the grave gave partail
shelter to the little family group
but the thousands of people who came
to witness the burial were withoul
Service at the grave were i>rief an<3
marked 1>y impressive simplicity. The
president stood witb head bowed as
the final rites were performed. He
made no effort to control (his grief. As
the preaoter read the burial service
the president's form was visiblj
shaken by his strong emotion, and th*
tears streamed unchecked down a is
cheeks. Others of the psrty wept silently.
Back to His Task.
When the final benediction was pronounced
the president slowly returned
to his carriage His eyes were athose
of one dazed, but his step was
firm and his face was stern and set
After the casket was lowered to its
1 ~ f'rn orno ra filled
Illiai I piavt auu giu'i,
vast heaps of flowers, the tribute oj
the nation, were piled high over the
On the way to the cemetery the
procession passed the he-use where
Mrs. Wilson lived as a ?irl, and an
f . ....
* .. :-r spot aoov- t -e :>antvs or zuc
' < ; riv-rr v.; - tradition as it
i silt- promised to become tr.e
I t.ire ^resident's briu.?. Xearbv was a
j statue to the Women of the South, the
! inscription on which was written by
| the president a few years ago. On
j each side were scenes which recalled
J vividly to him t..e days of his young
; man. ood and memories of her who
I now lies in a grave in her old home.
?i Within less than four hours from
t1 the hour the funeral train arrived the
i ' presiednt and his party were once
! more on board their special cars and
, j the return journey was begun.
> President Wilson remained by the
. grave of his wi::e until the casket had
I been completely covered with concrete
. and steel.
To Erect Monument.
lAJt the head oS. the grave there
t stands a plain, white stone, bearing
the names cf Mrs. Wilson's father and
l mother. It is understood that the
[ president will later have a larger
. monument erected.
LAte the president returned to his
. private car he passed between double
. lines of National Guardsmen, stand[
ing at attention with their arms at
, (Several of Mrs. Wilson's former
I schoolmates were greeted by <Mr. Wil;
s:n as he stood bareheaded outside
> his car. The spec'al train left here
? a minute or two after 6 o'clock and
. soon afterward the president retired
for the night. He had .^.'spt hut little
since Mrs. Wilson died and show[
ed the effects of his sorrowful vigil.
Prof. Axson tonight sent the fol.
lowing telegram to Mrs. Edward Elli-ctt,
Mrs. Wilson's only sister, whose
illness in California prevented her
from attending the funeral:
"We (have buried sister between
father and mother."
r TO KEYOLUTIOMZE
[ COTTON MARKETING
- Conference Heid in Washington to
Lay Plans for Salvation of Industry,
5 Washington, Aug. 10.?Complete
t revolution in the methods of cotton
1 marketing was proposed today as a
. means of relief from depression
. threatened by the closing ol foreign
i markets during the European war.
. The plan was laid before the house
i agricultural committee by experts of
5 the department of agricultre. It
I contemplates government supervision
1 of marketing, ('federal standardization
of grades, establishment of a system
- of warehousing to make baled cotton
1 a solid basis for credit to growers and
- enable their, to finance their crops
until advantageous arrangements can
be made fcr marketing.
i C- J. Brand, chief of the division
i r*f marVptc sncrproeitfkri tfhnt ech^mp
; be put in operation through the Lever
i cotton grades bill, now before the
house committee. This bill provides
for lederal supervision of cotton
i grading and the fixing -cf federal
, standards for cotton. Mr. Brand sug,
gested amendments to enable the
. government to license cotton warehouses.
where the crop could be
i stored. Under such conditions, he
said, the new federal reserve board
would be abie to make cottcn in the
warehouses the basis of ample credit
The committee tomorrow will hear
cotton men a! the Soutlh on the proposed
scheme and will ask them for
suggestions. E. J. "Watson, commisc?
^ rvr* n t* rvf urn rvf 'C! ^ Po r a_
I OiV/uci w. a^iauuuic v/i uvuca uaiy
! lina, today began organization of a
committee of growers and manu-fac
turers to present the views of the
. Southern cotton men.
Lever Bill Discussed.
The committee discussed the cotton
grading bill of Representative Lever,
creating a federal system of cotton
inspection and providing cotton standk
C. J. Brand, chief of the bureau f
, market, told the committee that to
s relieve the present situation in the
; Soutfc a general revision of the present
method o? marketingl cotton
t should be made. He said any plan
5 should provide tor tne storing or coti
ton in fyonded warehouses, for the ceri
tification c<f each tele off cotton with
\ a certificate of standardization and the
, actual identification of every bale of
' cotton with its certificate.
i 'IWithout these provisions," he said,
> "it is douV-oful it corton collateral as
-}security can be made as impregnable
j a.- it should be in the present crisis.''
Mr. Brand said with pr per legisla
j tion tile government could put his
-) plan into operation within 30 days to
; j such an extent as to materially aid
> | the cotton growers. He said what.
j ever was done must be done imrne5
, | Amon? those who attended the
ii hearing were: W. G. Turner, James
) F. Hunter and Wm. E. Love ci Memphis,
Miss., and E. R. Oliver of Louis
> For Standardization
Tbe committee is anxious to secure
.-oris vhl. ' \ il: - ! :vi- ??
' 3r;iizr oo-ton as to in:. : _ ih- pro;! it' Q
| r-cfiiti Idi.-is lor lt i::. Mr. 9
i i UlifJ (Jili itiiti .j\ ;i u: ~ - g
| hi) us in 2: cotton under govern 111 en: su- j|
! j.-ervisicn and at government stancir j
j ards. t'.e product would be given a J
j standing which wouid enable the now B
j federal reserve board to make cot- J
j ton warehouse receipts a basis fori?
; ample credit. That would allow c-o[- m
j ton growers to hold their product un- k
til arrangements could be made to;H
market it. ' J
Mr. Brand said the United Statesi|
exports about 8,700,000 bales and I
manufactures about 5,500,000 'bales. 9
Of the export, 2,300.000 bales goes to I
England, 1,250,000 to Germany, 800,- B
i 000 to France, t>zo,uuu 10 Austria, i
550,000 to Italy and 375,000 to Russia. I
Practically all of the export market I
is now closed by war.
Out of 143,000,000 spindles manu- I
facturing cotton in the world, ^r-'B
Brand said. 93,000.000 were in coun-|B
tries now invclveu in the European j
war. notion manufacturers Dresent I
said that by working tc capacity flhe
mills of this country might increase
their consumption from 5,300.000 to
It was arranged tfcat cotton grow
J ri/vl AAf
ers ana nianuxauiurtjx s shuuju scicti
a delegation to appear before the I
committee tomorrow. E. J. Watson, I
commissioner of agriculture of South I
Carolina, who with T. B. S'tackhouse
and Dr. "Wade Sltackhouse, represented
the cotton men of that State, was
named as chairman of the delegation.
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