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Many Thousands Witness His
Induct on. Into Highest Office
New Executive of Nation Takes Oatlf
on East Portico of Capitol After
Marshall Becomes Vice-President
Washington, March 4. Woodrow
Wilson of New Jersey 1b president of
the United States and Thomas Riley
Marshall of Indiana is
Tho Instant that tho oath-taking ceremonies
at noon today in front of tho
capltol were completed, tho Democratic
party of this country "came into its
own" again after an absence of sixteen
years from tho precincts of executive
A throng of many thousands of
peoplo witnessed tho newly elected
president's induction into onicc. Nine-
tenths of the members of tho crowd .
wore enthusiastically Joyful, the other'
ft ft g"TgTTTv
President Woodrow Wilson.
tenth cheered with them, as becoming
good American citizens watching a
governmental change ordered in accordance
with the law and the Constitution
Tho Biblo which during each successive
four years is kept as one of
tho treasures of the Supremo court,
was the immediate instrument of th5
oath taking of Woodrow Wilson. Edward
Douglass White, chief justice of
tho United States, held tho Book for
Mr. Wilson to rest his hands upon
whilo he made solemn covenant to
support tho Constitution and tho laws
of tho United States, and to fulfill the
duties of his ofllco as well and as
faithfully as it lay within his power
to do.
Thomas Riley Marshall swore fealty
to tho Constitution and to the
peoplo In the senato chamber, whero
for four years It will bo his duty to
preside over the deliberations of tho
members of tho upper house of con-gross.
Ceremonies Simple and Impressive.
Both of the ceremonies proper wore
conducted in a severely simplo bat
most impressive manner. Tho surroundings
of tho scene of tho president's
induction Into office, however,
were not so simple, for it was an out-of-door
ovent and tho great gathering
of military, naval and uniformed civil
organizations gavo much moro than a
touch of splendor to tho scene.
In the senate chamber where the
tho oath was taken by tho man now
of the United States,
thero were gathered about 2,000
people, all that tho upper house will
contain without tho risk of danger
(because of tho rush and press of tho
multitudes. It is probable that nowhere
else in tho United States at
any time are there gathered an equal
number of men and women whose
names are so widely known. The
In tho senato chamber and
;er on tho east portico of the
'was composed largely of those
prominent for their services in
and in part of foreigners who
have secured places for their names
in tho current history of the world!
Arranned by Congress.
The arrangements of the ceremonies
ifar tho inauguration of Woodrow Wilson
and Thomas Riley Marshall were '
anado by tho Joint committee on arrangements
of congress. Tho senate
flection of this committee was ruled
hy a majority of Republicans, "but
ithero Is Democratic testimony to th
fiact that the Republican senators
ntere willing to outdo their Democratic
brethren In the work of making cm-
riflrjT' Bnd. Impressive, tha ki&Ufmetl
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Oar Ollie is Sworn in.
Washington. March !. With I
William Jennings Bryan looking'4,
on ajid beaming and in the presence
of the Governor of Kentucky
and members of the state
delegation :n Congross, Ollie M.
The Old Days at Frankfort Where
He Began His Career.
Ed. Leigh, of the Bowling
Green Messenger, who was on
the scene during the time he
recalls, writes interestingly of
the old days at Frankfort. He
"Senator James began the
building of his career back in
the days when he was a legisis
lature page. A page is
wait on the members, but
there is always plenty of time
for the boys to listen to the
debates. This some -of them
took advantage of, while the
the most of them did not, Senator
James did.
"In the House were Speaker
Johnson, our own Will Cox, Meyer
Weil, Evan Settle, Theodore
Hallam, Harvey Meyers, and a
host of bright men who discussed
measures from the standpoint
of statesmen.
"In the Senate there was
grouped as great a body of men
as ever assembled in any deliberative
body on earth. Among
these were Cassius M. Clay,
Robert Breckinridge, James
Mulligan, Laban.T. Moors, D.
W. Wright, David H. Smith, J.
W. Bryan, John K. Hendrick,
Samuel English, William Goebel,
then beginning a political carreer
that was so shortly to be ended
by an assassin. Senator Dicker-son,
who succeeded Carlisle in
Congress, was a,member of the
body. William Lindsey, afterward
United States Senator, represented
the Frankfort district.
The Democratic party had not
then been torn by dissensions
and the biggest men in the party
consented to serve.
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James today was administered
the oath as senator of the United
States. .-Mrs, James and a small
familv party down happily
from the galleries as the great
form of the new Senator strode
down the center aisle arm-in-arm
Made a Noise as They Sped
Through Blue Grass Capital
The "Ollie James Special" oyer
the Chepapeake & Ohio railway,
Daseed through Lexington Friday
night at 8:40 o'clock. The
party was due in Lexington at
11:40 this morning, but missed
connections at Louisville, due to
the lateness of the Illinois Central
train in reaching the Falls
City, where the cars in the
special were transferred to the
Chesapeake & Ohio tracks.
S. Price, a senior at State University,
was the only Marion
man in Lexington who met the
train here, but a large crowd of
big Ollie's admirers in this city
and county was on hand to see
the special go through. Lexing
ton Hearld.
Rumors Say Ollie's Brother Will
Succeed Long.
According to rumors current
in Western Kentucky, Edgar
James, of Kuttawa, brother of
United States Senator Ollie M.
James, is stated for the appointment
as United States marshal
He is regarded as having the
best opportunity to succeed Mar
shal George W. Long, of Leitch-field,
and would make a splendid
official. There are fewer applicants
for the position of United
States marshal for Kentucky
than any other job within the
gift of the Democrats and it is
said that Edgar James has the
job nailed down. Senator James
certainly has the right to nail it
down for anybody he selects,
and a brother standi mighty
with Senatar Bradley. In the
chamber at the time was C. C.
McOJ&ord, interstate commissioner,
appointed from Kentucky.
Exactly at 12:45 o'clock when
the name of Mr. James was call-Jed
and he with Senator Bradley
From State College Notes
in Lexington Herald.
F. Julius Fohs, former assistant
geologist on the Kentucky
Geological Survey and at present
consulting mining geologist and
engineer, is considered the
greatest authority on baryte and
flour spar deposits in the United
States. Mr. Fohs will discuss
' 'Evacuation of Mine Properties. '
Brother Thompson's Son.
After six years' service, A. B.
Thompson has resigned as cashier
of the Citizens Bank of
and will leave in a short
time for Montrose, Ark., where
he has purchased an interest in
a mercantile store. He is well
known in Lyan county.
Icah Sun.
Gulf Lines Railroad Co. Negotiating
for Depot Site and Switchyard
at Rosiclare.
From correspondence shown
us it would seem that the Gulf
Lines Connecting Railroad Co. is
trying to make some satisfactory
arrangements for depot site,
switch yards and terminal facilities
at Rosiclare. The location
as outlined and practically asked
for is on the East side of Main
street, on the Northern boundary
of the village. This location
would '"seem to be ideal for the
purpose and we think that all
concessions asked wull be cheerfully
granted by the owners of
the property in question. Each
days developments seem to make
it more certain that "Little
Hardin" is really to have a railroad
in the not very distant
fvture. Hardin Independent.
adcanced to the chair. There
was a stir in the cabinet circles
i all of whom knew the big
The gallerips craned
j their necks to see the contrast
, in size between the two
They returned to their
I places soon and it was all over.
Buffet Luncheon Tendered Members
of "Ollie James Special"
. The members of the "Ollie
James Special" from Marion and
surrounding towns had the day
of their lives. First the Senator
elect had them all to a buffet
luncheon in his apartments.
There were nearly two score of
them, but Mrs. James, Misses
Lizzie and Ruby James and Miss
Nancy Johnson, daughter of
Representative Ben Johnson,
served them bountifully. Mr.
James then brought the whole
party to the Capital, where he
showed them the building and
put them all in the galleries, although
the doorkeepers insisted
there was no room.
''These fellows got in," remarked
Mr. James "finally.
"They're the salt of the earth.
They're the men who fight my
battles forme."
The party is composed of the
following: Circuit Judge J. F.
Gordon, Madisonville; John L.
Grayot, Smithland: Chas. Pepper,
J. R. Wylie and J. H. Williams,
Princeton; Edgar James
(brother of the Senator-elect)
Jerry Black and M. E. Sexton,
Kuttawa; T. H, Cochran, Senator
P. S. Maxwell, H. K. Woods,
W. G Clifton, C. J. Pierce, Sam
Guggenheim,. William Barnett,
J. W. Wilson. J. H. Orme, Wm.
Rochester, E. J. Hayward, Dr.
W. F. Nunn all of Marion, and
W. E. Dowell, Forest Harris P.
B. Croft, of Tolu, Crittenden
county andR. E. Dowell, of
Wichita, Kan. Washington Di-patch
to the Courier-Journal.
His Inaugural Address Calls on A.
Honest Men to Aid in His Task
iNew Chief Executive Say3 Change t
Government Means the Nation Is
Using Democratic Patry for
Large and Definite Purpose.
Washington, March 4 Loo1Ub
upon the victory of tho Democratic
party as the mandate of the nation to
correct tho evils that have been at
lowed to grow up in our national life.
President Wilson in his inaugural address
today called on all honest in on
to assist him in cairylng out tho will
of tho people. Following la his address:
Thero has been a chango of government.
It began two years ago, shoa
tho house of representatives becatne
Democratic by a decisive majority.
It has now been completed Tho
about to assemblo will also ba
Democratic. Tho offices of presidout
and vice-president have been put Into
tho hands of Democrats What does
tho chango mean? That is tho question
that is uppermost in our minds
today. That Is the question I am going
to try to answer, In ordor, if I
may, to interpret the occasion.
New Insight h'to Our Life.
It means much moro than tho more
success of n party TV' succors of a
party meaus little eLUj. when the
nation is using that paity tor a latge
and definite porpose No cno can
mistake the purpose for wufc!: the
nation now seeks to use tho Democratic
party. It seeks to use It to interpret
a change iu its own plans mid
point of view Some old things with
Ashlch wo had grown familiar, and
which had begun to creep Into the
very habit of our thought and of our
lives, luvo altered their aspect as wa
havo latterly looked critically upon
them, with fresh, awakened oyos;
havo dropped their disguises" nud
shown themselves alien and sinister.
Some new things, as wo look frankly
upon them, willing to comprehend
their real character, hae corao to
the aspect of things long believed
In and familiar, stuff of our own
conictions. We have been rofreshed
by a new insight into our own life.
Wo see that in many things that
life is very great. It la incomparably
great in its mateiial aspects, in its
body of wealth, in tho diversity and
Bwoep of Its energy. In the industries
which hae been conceived and built
up by the genius of Indhldual nice
and tho limitless enterprise of groups
of men. It is great, also, very great,
i in its moral force Nowhere clso In
tho world have noble men and wouieu
exhibited In more striking form tha
beauty and energy of sympathy auJ
(helpfulness and counsel In their efforts
ito rectify wrong, alleviate suffering.
jand set tho weak In the way ol
l strength and hopo Wo bae built up,
"moreover, a great systoin of govern
'ment, which has stood through a lone
iBge as In many respects a model foi
l those who seek to set liberty upon
foundations that will enduro againBt
(fortuitous change, against storm and
I accident. Our Ufa contains every
treat thing, and contains It In rich
Human Cost Not Counted.
, But tho evil has come with tha
good, and much fine gold has been
corroded. With riches has como in
excusable waste. Wo have
a great part of what wo might
have used, and havo not stopped ta
conservo the exceeding bounty of na
turo, without which our genius for en
terpriso would have been worthless
and Impotent, scorning to bo careful,
shamefully prodigal as well as admirably
efficient. We havo been proud ol
our industrial achievements, but we
havo not hitherto stopped thought?
fully enough to count tho human cost,
tho cost of lives snuffed out, of energies
overtaxed and broken, tho fearful
physical and spiritual cost to the
men and women and children upon
whom tho dead weight and burden o(
.It all has fallen pitilessly tho years
'through. Tho groaas and agony of It
all had not yet reached our cars, the
solemn, moving undertone of our life,
coming up out of the mines and factories
and out of every homo where
the struggle bad its intimate and familiar
seat With tho great govern-
'ment went many doep secret things
which we too long delayed to look
Into and scrutinize with candid, fear
less eyes. The great government we
loved has too often been made uso of,
,for private and selfish purposes, and
those who used It had forgotten tha
At last a vision has been vouch,
safed ub of our Ufo as a -whole. Wa
see the bad with the good, tha de-
. based and decadent "wkh the aouna"
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