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THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE
Eatablished 1/36 bv William Parks First to Publish tho Doctaration of tndwpan.of.cs-. VV. C Johnston. Editor and Pubi.shsr
VOL.175 (Old Series.) VOL XX (New Series.) NO. 41 WILLIAMSBURG VA. MARCH 6. 1913 $1 50 TOR YEAR
INAUGURATED IN PRES?
ENCE OF THOUSANDS
Washington. D. C.. March 4?
Woodrow Wilson, ot New Jersey.
was inaugurated today as President
of the United States; Thomas K.
Marshall, of Indiana, its vice
President; Democracy, the vehicle
of itt destiny.
Under the dome of the nation's
capitol, in the presence of c ? ountless
cheering concourse of his fellow'
citizens, the new President raised a
hand toward a prophetic run that
burst, dissolving clouds, tnd peo*
oounced the occasion a day of ded?
ication, not of triumph.
It was an intensely human, prece?
dent breaking inauguration. With
member** of his chosen cabinet sur?
rounding him, the justices of the
Supreme Court before him, his wife
and daughters actually dancing for
joy on the platform below, and
William Howard Taft, ex-President
of the nation, at his side, the new
President shouted a summons to all
"honest, patriotic, forward looking
men" to aid him, extending the
promise that he would not fail them
in the guidance of their government.
While the President's concluding
inaugural words were tossing in tu?
multuous waves of tpp.tuse. thc
retirirg President clasped his hand
and enlisted as a patriotic servant ic
the rtnkt of private citiz nship.
"Mr. Preaident." stid Mr. Taft
his face beaming with a smile,
with you t successful administrate
and the carrying out of your aims
We will all be behind you."
"Thank you." ttid Presiden
Wilson, and he turned to shake th
hand of his tecretary of state, Wil
liam J. Bryan.
There they stood?Taft, standar
bearer of a vtquished party, aft.
sixteen ycart of power; Bryan, pe
tittent plodder of progressive den
ocracy. thrice defeated, accepting
commission from 9 new chieftaii
and Wilton, the man of the hot
victorious mustering, tt he expres
ed it "not thc torcct of ptrty, b
the forces ot humanity."
It was a political picture far t
yood thc conception oi t few yci
-one by, ? awttltat tbat stirred t
ti fee *ummb*t4 ngtu who.
:heerir.g at the scene seemed to re?
verberate from the distant Virginia
The military and civic pageant;
that followed this climax of th,
historic day. was more th*n fiv.
Lours passing in review. Leaving
Capital Hill at 2 o'clock, the last o
the marching thousands had no
saluted the President unti' long arte
darkness had -.alien.
President Wilson stood for mor
than an hour under the glare o
myriads of brilliant electric lights a
he greeted thousands in the lon,
line, among them the host of Prince
ton students, who as they passe
before him. shouted a hearty greet
ing that he never can forget.
The music of the bands, the gli
ter of the uniforms and all the ex
thusiasm that had gone before hil
had stirred him again and again bi
the sight ot this cheering studei
army was to Pr. sident Wilson a
inspiration that brought cherishe
memories and joyous tears. N
long after the boys from old Niss.
had passed, he turned from tl
human panorama and entered tl
White House to grasp the wheel i
the ship of state.
MANY AHEND INAllMRATIOfi
More Williimsburg people *
tended the inauguration this ye
than has been customary, caused
doubt because this time a Den
eratic president was inaugurate
Among those who went were t
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Wilson a
Mrs A. H. Miles, the latter bei
granddaughters of the late Presid<
[ John Tyler; Mr. and Mrs. Arc
Brooks. Mrs. W. 1. Brown. J.
Stone. H. L Bridges and J.
Vaiden. Miss Claudia Brooks i
J. B. C. Spencer.
Carl W. Holler and W. R. Di
eron. of the college, also attende
Lanexa. Va.. Feb. 28?The j
pie of this community were gre
shocked and grieved to leam thai
Wednesday evening. Mr T. S. 1
tin, the popuar agent of th- (
O. here was stricken with para!
ju3t after the last local had pan
His condition is -critical.
Chamberlain's Coot*** Ren
has won its great reputation *?nd
tensive sale by its remarkable c
of coughs, colds sod croup. It
be depcadsd upon. Try ?*?
by .AU Dtaleri.
HAPPENINGS OF THE WEEK
GOSSIP OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Dr. H. U. Stephenson, of Toano.
was in town Monday rr.orr. rg. hav
ing come down in his new au'or*nc
bile. The doctor left this we*.k for
Washington where he wrnt as
delegate to he N*>ion**l Good Roads
Assistant State Highway Coa
anissiotier George P. Cole nan, spent
Sunday herr with his family, leaving
Monday for Washington to at'ert
inauguratio:*. and latrr the Na'.ion.-*
Good Roads Association.
Coma issioner of the Rr
T. Binns was in Charles Citv ih-.t
week to eral or
brother, tbe Ute Christopher Pinrs
Amorgthose who were h-*rc Mod
*"ay to attend the meeting o'
James City boird of super,
were Messrs. R. V. Tin ber hie-.
Carter Cowies. W -Iker Ware. E
M. S'auson. of Jamer- Citv; D R
Normen and D. A. Powers, thc
latter a member of the York bojrri
Mr E. M. Slauson. who attended
the V. P. I . at Blacksburg the pas'
six weeks, is back home. Mr. !
son savs the instruction given hie
at Blacksburg was especially valua
hie and helpful to him as a demon
strator and he will be able to giv*
his clubs better service this comia'
Dr. J. W. Ritchie, ot the college
faculty, was a Newport News visi'o
Attend the Farmers' Auction nra
Saturday, and come prepared t
make some purchases. R -men.be
to set.d along an article to sell. N
matter if you have not form-Hy et
tered it, bring it by IO o'clnck Sa
urday and the committee will s?
that it is entered.
Children are much more likely
contract the contagious dittos*
when they have colds. Whoopii
cough, diphtheria, scarlet fever ai
consumption are diseases that a
often contracted when the child h
a cold. That is why all medic
authorities say beware of cod
For the quick cure of colds you w
find nothing better than Charabe
Iain's Cough Remedy. It can
ways be depended upon and
pleasant and Sate to take. Por n
by All Dealers.
ALL MUST WORK THROUGH I
Th- D "it** who
e the cc
r-nent*. for lb -
have tm the Bring live
coT-atr .****e o-i arrangements to take
-*e of preparations for
tnat important evfn:-. Prof Geo. O.
Fergu**or, Jr.. chairm-in; Prof. R.
M. Crawford. Prof. W H. 0
hoi. Miss M ry Henley Sprnc-r.
Miss E Pitman, and Miss
Lucv Vaiden. who is chairman of a
l E and
> cen tra i
commi tee. and Mr
? Bjsiiess A
It is h tt all societies and
the Fair a * -ss and thai thr*.
I will adc. rd C.
ind the Bwtinets As ocUtion anc
confer with this cea:r*>l comtnittei
brforr Let us inaki
it a giand ed rally day
not a ti ne to mali
money cut i I cu rt but t
l make them, or.e and all, fall in lov
h the good a* We wai
- tel*:** of the Peninsula to get th
v I here is work for all to do. Th
1 bc ia a pos
r tion to steer all activities so as t
jid duplication, gaps and conflict
.rate our public ap ii
Et' on that best aud most public ot a
o causes?the progress of the chiidn
rt and their schools.
B1GLERS NEWS ITEMS
Biglers. Va.. March 1?Miss
Poley and Bangs, tavo teachers
Magruder high schoo.. Mis**
Sixov and Mr. and M:
nson speut a pleasant evenii
last week with Mr. and Mrs
Capt. E. W. Maynard spc
Saturday night in Hampton with !
Mr. and Mrs. A it visit
ai Irvin aud I'-omas' last Sand
Mr. Willie Ash spent the wei
end at Capt. Maynard's with
Capt. Ea*. W. Maynard has p
1 chased a r.cw automobi e
READY FOR WORK
ASKS FOR COOPERATION
Editor The G
s is to inform
county, that the '
.ounty, st partment of
ulture havs maj** in appropri?
ation for J m-s City county to catrv
on Farm Dr . Work
the year of 1913. and that I have
-gain bren appointed agent for this
vork. The Department has thor?
ough ** in my du
-ind I wish to announce to the public
that I am at vcur sr
While it is my duty to secure de?
monstrators, it is impossible for me?
ro cull prror.allv at each hon
the county therefore I wi*?h to
->*ate to those who are interested in
this work, that vou will drop me a
- asking to be pUcrd on tbe de?
monstrator's list. I will take pleas?
ure in enter.n*- you there and taking
the woric up wit!*, you later lam
instructed to gve advice on the
growing of corn and grass, pa rt icu
? ; also to take up the matter ot
orchard * or <. dairying and genera!
Many of our farmers seemed tc
be impressed with the fact that i
they admitted tbat they did no
kucw all about farming, it would Ix
an acknowledgment ot the grosses
We have got to come to the con
elusion that this business of fc.rmiri
is a very complex problem, ani
that if we wish lt succeed we hav
got to get right down to the funda
mental principles ol agriculture
j time there wsa wheo man coui
tickle the earth ani na.ure woui
respond vigorously. In that ds
man had the virgin soil with tb
decayed vegetation ot ages at h
In that day men were soil robbei
j and not farmers. But nature in h<
j bountiful harvests, soon gave up ht
< available store of plant food, ai
- soil robb"* was called to a hal
The building up of a ruo dos
farm and making a livelihood at tl
sams time, is sot sa i-aposMML-tt
I bot it is s proposition, thst. if t
J would succeed, dssornres our dom
jobtanrtuos tod ttttatioo. Tl
aloe of tne Demonstration work to
uth. io the setting op of oew
tandtrds ia crop pt*odoctioo. tod
ne world wide advertitCaWttsltat tusan i
rsuits, cannot be estimated Thc
yes of the nation an
**a*?acn*tt*f*f oar development wuk in
a county in the DcnToastrauoa
A*otk will vie with each other at
ihe State I I coming Hall, with
an rxhtbit of their farm products,
each county realizing thc importance
ct having -* a-empietr exhibit of tbe
bili best 14 .aiolotw* dorirg
ihe seaso: j have any pro
ot the farm that deserves merit. I
u save a fa r sample
tot t. mt. Notify me and I
James me of the sparsely
?-etued counties ot Virgnia. We
eed more people, and it wc wish to
*a*a*ti* **? order. *- e
have got to prove to these people,
by showing the goods that ore hove
t country worthy of their considera
Let us strive, with the aid of
Providence, to mt kc thc year 1913
the banner year for old James City.
E. M 5 au son. Colart.
Liberty. Va . March 1?Thc Jun
lor Leagur ot Liberty school held
ac .ntcresting meetirg Friday attet*
noon, the occasion being thc cele*
bretton una\oidob)y delayed.) oi
Washington's birthday. The tchcol
room wts decorated with flags ano
bunting. After thc retruiar atoning
exercises and osa*ti business, thc
following programme wot rcodered:
Composition ? Our Coentry's
Father?Wi.bur Hubb-rd, Song?
Mt. Vernon Bells?School; Acres ic
? Washington?-10 little giris; Reod*
leer- Anecdotes ot Washington ??
Mi.ton Hubbarc, Exercise ? TltCI
Making ot the Flog--16 chikatetv.
A committee consisting cal
litotes Vernon Taylor, John
coan. Annie M K og. Misses Lit
rf rots aod Sue Cleaton. a
"j Messrs J. L. Walis ted C ifton
ewart met Wednesday tttcffwooe at
sc Yoe can tay goodbye to contttpe
i tioa wtth a clear conscicocc ii yee.
ChtmbCTloia't Ttbawtt, Many
the tchooi tnd arranged tot a school
exhibit to be held herc April 4th.
pen***ta*nt.y c**i-ed by
Poe ule by AU Dealt?*.