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Warshall, Vice President, started in immediately after their inauguration Tuesday aft ernoon upon one of "the most arduous jobs, physically, that "will confront them, -when, at-3:10 o'clock, they took their places in the reviewing stand in the middle of the Court of Honor, out in the sew front yard of the distin guished Wilson family, and continued to stand until about 7:30 o'clock-last night, or until the last of 35,000 or more soldiers, sailors, and civilians had passed on in the darkness. 300,000 People Pack Streets. The inaugural parade, needless to Ear, is the sole reason most .folks come to the inauguration, always excepting the great, grand divisions of patriots who come here at this time to save the conntry by accepting political jobs. "Wherefore, a crowd' placed somewhere around 300,000 was on hand between the Capitol and the disbanding point at Washington Circle, a mile and a half -west of the Capitol and a few Mocks beyond the White House. With a day that was almost without a breeze even strong enough to bother the thousand of flags, weather warm enough to make a heavy overcoat un tomfortable and a misty, gray sky, that never once threatened to Tain, Washington and its vistt'ors early Knunbled paradewards. Avenue Eoped Off. And this time, at least the Wash- "igton police saw to it early in the forenoon that there -was no possible y at all to get onto the .roped-off upnait of Pennsylvania Avenue from the starting gate to the finishing wire laless one dropped onto he Avenue from an aeroplane. And so the jpar i once it had started, never was isterrnpted serionsly. As it started liter than any previous inaugural par Me and was a record-breaker in nn. ubiess had begun to gather by the tone the first thousands of the monster one and semi-miKtaryNsections that "Hewed the military and naval divis- -om had reached the reviewing stand. Crowds Keep Quiet. Washington says the parade was its "ggest Also it tra tmrn'cr-nlW . T-ent with the -exception 'of a J1 an hour later than customary, ea tne panders were blameless, 4 gaps at times far too wide between various sections, the parade was "less. Keverfhelejw ' tha l.v - taneons cheering and at times the apathy of the dense crowds in pand stands was tmnsnaL Some- oted fhont the only commotion io be u one's Ti9rfwi... -"t.v-x. j i tne buzz of eomnnf .. .r TO M- , , v -eniea aloud to lis seatmates &. ,n!et "yoay else ires 2 the spectacle. . . there were enough wondrous I l&Xl,it ttunosi-aOHX fiOHTS fc T ero f0 ne 'fnm " iiit mv eninusiasm, bnt they . . There trrr .i.a ! J 4e 1L f rm tt CUef Stiff of nT2 -7 the Julius Harrmrsrer of ; W "tioa h-p Big tJhief Sol- tab. .- Bear elacked hv m tt-lr i tT the frro; - 1. .... ' . wm: " pars ox xae J "ala0B. ' ' wwiuuaai . I Ato,,.?08 Ve the clariM af k kk k.L s HT- Thera -ir m-w a t il-tta -UTe " 2 gliatiHff tetftu,.-0 i carnages ef tke eM Bb.', " Xhn t. s? . . I dida-t" -ta&-awttwH. Court ctf Honor spotlights until almost 7 otaock p. m, where President and Vice President, their families and the) nation waited waited to see this par ticular band of patriots explode into view under the leadership of that great champion of the "peepul," the Hon. Paul Myers, better known as "Fat Myers. . And even before Maj. Gen. Wood had led the parade into the Court of Honor at all there were moments of ecstasy for the gay-clad women and children and the high-tiled men who began to climb the solid banks of yel low seats in the grand stands lining the north and south curbs of the court. As early as 12:30 o'clock official and nonoffieial spectators started to worm through the solid ranks of standees banked back of Washington policemen at either end of the stands, but it was 5:515 o'clock, or twenty minutes before the time the head of the parade was supposed to round the Treasury that, the automobile, broughams, and phaetons began to dash up to unload the high and mighty Ambassadors and admirals and things and stuff of like consequence. Marines Not in Line. Prom the .time Gen. Wood, the grand marshal, and Lieut. CoL Henry T. Al len, TJ. 8. A-, chief of staff, rode by at 3:10 o'clock, until 5:50 o'clock, the President and the thousands about him saw regular army cavalrymen, field and coast artillery, engineers, signal corps, and infantry and sailors go by until darkness and 6 o'clock raced along together. Marines were to have been- in the line, too, but the marines that had expected to march either were gathering for possible business of an arduous sort in Gulf ports, or headed that way, and so there were none to parade. The darkness dimmed little of the glory. of the civic section that began to come from the gloom a minute or two before 6 o'clock, with the Hon. Eobert N. Harper, marshal, and Alvin- G. Belt, chief of staff, in the lead. In fact, the sudden blaze of electric lights that greeted the head of the first bri gade of the fourth grand division, which was the leading brigade of the many in the parade given over to civic organizations, added a novel glory to the proceedings. National guardsmen from almost all the Eastern States had filed past at the end of the division just preceding the civic bodies and there were more troops of "independent" militia bodies even in the civic divisions. Political marching dubs from the East and Middle West came in still more thou- sods noon thousands baek of the militia and military school regiments, and there was one .brave band of "half a dozen -faithful -who had journeyed all the way in from California to be in line.- - Governors of -States, either at the head -of their militia or leading their political ' marching- dubs, were -next-door to becoming commonplace. And along toward the final jjart of the last part of the end part the college boys from most of the big Eastern colleges -whooped their way out of the dark- aess through the light and m te.pnt-l ward darksesa again, weans; breafba-ads of their college eaters or collegiate caps aad gowas. Asd there were thowsaads of the rtadeata, to. The. crowds had 1egua to eJt away with thoaghts ef belated dinaer "by the time the. esDeirers eaaw iato sagi. Bsfctta Pxe8eRt aad Tice Pa ' - Police in the Lead. -Led by Maj. Bichard 8ylvester. a force of mounted police were in, the vanguard of the parade. Following were Maj. Gen." Leonard Wood, -Chief of Staff, TJ. 8. A and his staff. A trooD. of Negro cavalry followed the Army officers. la gorgeous navy-blue uniforms, literally eovered -with gold lace, eame ie .hssex troop of New- Jersey-, Pres- went Wilson's personal bodyguard. Among the plaudits of the thousands then came the Presidential party. In tae carnage with President Wilson were former President Taft ,and Sen ators Bacon and Crane. The ride from the Capitol to the White House was one continuous ovation. After travers ing less than two blocks, Mr. Wilson removed his hat entirdy and laid it on his knee, raising and waving it oc casionally at the crowds. Mr. Taft's hat remained upon his head. Immediately behind the President's carriage was a carriage containing vice President Marshall and the mem; bers of the. Senatorial escort commit tee. Then, in a taxicab, came .Col. William Jennings Bryan, accompanied marched up the broad thoroughfare, impervious to the enes and applause from-the. "side lines." Neither to right apT'left was a head turned, al- Mouga sweetbearts and "hop" part ners were in nearly every window. Thename the long lines of regulars infantry, artillery, cavalry, blue jackets, marines. Prom Port Myer and Port Mcpherson, Ga, came the infan- Threejcompanies of the Seventeenth infantryi-marehed in solid file, twenty abreast.- Marines, headed by a section of "their famous- band, walked in shijAtep be- nina the landlubbers. Back of the 'sea-soldiers" came the blue-jackets from the. Naval Training Station at Norfolk, the XT. a 8. Kansas and other battleships at anchor, in Hampton Boads, Their walk showed the effect of long hours of duty on the slippery, sloping deck of a ship at serk. In their blue sailor suits, brown leggings, sailor hats, thp-dull steady sound of their marcmnff feet brought cheers. Following the cavalry, the rear guard of the regulars, came the long- reacmng, lines of militia that The Equal Suffrage Parade Was Viewed by Many Thousand People From all Parts of the United States NO COLOB LINE EXISTED IN ANY PABT OP IT. AFBO-AMERHJAN WOMEN PBOTJDLY MABCHED BIGHT BY THE SIDE OP THE WHITE SISTEBS. con- by Mrs. Brvan. Tremendous salt-os of I tinned for hours and lasted .for miles. applause greeted the "Peerless Lead-'0' a11 ie States represented Pennsyl vania aad the largest delegation in the parade. Behind Gov. Tener Keystone guardsman marched in formation more than two miles long. Numerous bands er" on his trip up the Avenue. He was forced to raise his hat in reply repeatedly. Upon reaching the White House the President and his party drove imme diately up to the portico, where they alighted and went in to luncheon, The "Black Horse Troop" of Culver Military Academy cadets, who served as a personal escort to Vice President Marshall, and who followed the Pres idential party, forming the real head or ue paraae, naiiea a djocjc away from the White House, and the entire parade stop'ped with orders to rest un til the President should finish lunch. The other Culver cadets, on foot, shared honors with the West Point and Virginia Military Institute cadets. All three, in similar uniform, seemed to be vieing for drill honors. The future of ficers held to the best marching order ever seen m an inaugural parade, placing the regulars and militia com pletely in the shade. Clad in gray uni forms, with black stripes down the leg and white sashes, the cadets could be told from each other. All three were cheered to the echo. Paraae In Pour Divisions. The parade proper started immedi ately baek of the Black Horse Troop. It was in four grand divisions regu lar, militia, veteran and civic organ izations. In it were some of tno-most famous military organizations in the country. The number of regulars was comparatively small. The militia made up for any deficiency in the regular forces, however, and the civic organ izations marched until long after the festoons of lights stretched across Pennsylvania Avenue had been lighted to banish the darkness. The veterans, both of the Union and the Confederacy, the last survivors of the war between the States, were well represented, tak ing into consideration their rapidly di minishing numbers, The Spanish war Julius P. Taylor, Chicago. As the last echoes of tho marching females of the species dies away amidst the glimmering landscape, fad ing on the scene, I turn to nvy machine to tell you just a little something of the deeds that-were done in Washing ton this day. Ten thousand women, garbed in all the colors of the spectrum, as well as in dismal black, astride of horses, in Washington, D. C, March 3, 1913. separated the platoons and companies. I motor cars afoot; limping, running, New fJersey ran Pennsylvania close second for honors of the largest representation. Clad in their royal blue nniforms, the Skeeter-State mili tiamen were seemingly innumerable. Somethioghad happened to their uni forms,Jbalfof them being of a jart ticularly light color and others of a rich, deep, shade. They were mixed in platoons with reckless abandon, and gave tho impression of a crazy quilt as they marched up the Avenue and past the White House, where they re ceived the particular attention of President Wilson, who, as Governor of New Jersey, formerly was their com' mander. veterans- were represented by the local camps. Led by Brig. Gen. Witherspoon, TJ. S. A- and staff, all in fun-drees uni form, the first grand division -followed immediatdy behind the Presidential party. The West Point cadets led the line! In- their gray uniforms, straight as ramrods, the future generals drew long cheers as they marched in perfect for mation up Pennsylvania Avenue and halted in Fifteenth Street while th6 President was at lunch. The West The Virginia State troops, and par ticularly the Bichmond Blues, the crack company of the Old Dominion, in their Continental nniforms of blue and white, with high pomponed headgear, drew a continual round of applause. They were led by Gov. William Hodges Mann, the veteran executive of the Commonwealth, and he was forced con tinually to reply to the ovations that greeted his forces. Next to Virginia, the Georgia guards men drew probably tho greatest ap plause or any of the State militia. Led by Brig. Gen. W. A. Harris, fol lowed by the Macon Drum Corps in zouave uniform of black, red, yellow, and blue, with red fezzes, the Georgia troops presented the most military ap pearance of any of the militiamen. They marched in almost perfect .forma tion, whereas some of the others seemed to be sadly needing in drill work. Delaware had a good representation of militia, headed by Gov? C. B. Miller, while Maryland had a tremendous rep resentation marchinff bel-ind flm-. Goldsborough. The Maryland guards men numbered dose to 3,000. Led by Gov. William SvUzcr, wavine ais sJonea hat, the New York troops made a good showing. Gov. Sulzer was the only executive at the head of troops who wore anything but the con ventional black frock coat and high silk hat. 'He had a soft gray fedora, overcoat to match, and a sack coat un derneath.. The Salem cadets, in their red"and blue unifeVms; arid with their own Ivand. wobbling, todaloing; laughing, crying, screaming, leering; mild-faced, grim visaged, bland; like a combination of the rats and the children the Pied Piper of Hamlein carried away and the adults he left dismayed, this, amidst all the panoply of the Field of the Cloth of Gold, the sight which has just come to a dose in- Washington town this day. Perhaps you would to God you had been here to see it, and yet, $hose who did see it, in thousands of instances, would to God they hadn't seen it. Some of 'em were pretty, but most of 'em were ugly-hideous, like sin, but without any of sin's allurements; some were like cologne, but most were ute vitriol; some looked to be very, very sweet, but most seemed unquestionably sour; some of the faces were pleasing, but most were entirely displeasing and so the contrasts might go on being drawn out indefinitely. However, to the man who viewed the procession from some lofty pereh, it may be said-that it calls for consid eration from two angles. First as a spectade, and, second as an appeal As a spectade the woman suffrage parade today will be recorded as with out a parallel in the history of this nation. Perhaps one will have to go bade to the days of the Boman emperors, when the giant triumphal entry signalized each succeeding re turn of the Eternal City's victorious cohorts, and even the history of Borne will hardly disdose an account of any pageant that will outrank the one of today for. beauty and color In endless variety. The parade, which moved in seven sections, was led by the Grand Mar shall, Mrs. Bit-hard Coke Burleson, fol lowed by the beautiful Miss Inzo MO- bolland costumed like one of the Heralds- of dd England. It ended with the passing of a score' of automobiles bearing representatives of each of the equal suffrage States, beside whom marched women from the non-suffrage States, and also many ears bearing the pioneers in the women suffrage move ment as it has been known to the pres ent generation and its immediate predecessor. A feature of the parade was the section devoted to ''The Women of the World Units." This section con sisted of several groups representing Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Aus tralia, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Austria-Hungary, Great Britain and Bd gium. Great Britain's group was made up of a leader with the national flag, three girls costumed to represent Wales, five girls for Scotland, seven for Canada, five for Ireland and threo for India. The Austro-Hungarian group consisted of a leader with the national flag followed by three sets of girls in varicolored costumes represent ing Bohemians, Bosnians and Tyrol eans. Belgium was represented by a leader bearing the national flag, fd lowed by ten girls wearing the native costumes of the women of Flanders. The splendid grouping just referred to was in evidence all along the line. There were collegians, home-makers, (and home-breakers, I daresay, tho this latter group was not placarded), school teachers, illustrators, writers, doctors, lawyers, in fact every line of endeavor in which women are to be found today was represented in the procession, each group being appropri atdy attired, so as to set it part dis tinctivdy from the others. As I said it was a splendid achievement as a spec tade. As an "appeal well, I can only record my sincere belief: it were better that the women remained at home. They seem ill fitted to travd the road of the rough. There remains to be mentioned the part taken by the Colored women. They were much in evidence, were ac- corded every courtesy and did nothing to reflect discredit on the race. Promi nent among the Cdored women in the procession were Mrs. Mary Church- Terrell, Mrs. Carrie Clifford, Mrs. Dan id Murray and Miss Gibbs. A feature of the College section was a very pleas ing bevy of Colored zls, all looking quite nifty in caps and gowns. They were greeted with hearty applause all along tho line. Many of them were attending the "M" street High School. V ' It might also be mentioned hero that Mrs. Ida B. Wells-Bamett, proudly marched with the head officials or with the head Ladies of the Illinois allega tion showing that so Color line existed in any part of the first national parade of the noble women who are in favor of equal suffrage, Contributed by JAMES a WATEBS, JB. Point boys always are one of the t ea-'were the" feature of the Massachusetts Tu, UAM JyNUm 03- tares of inaugural parades, aad this year they lived up" to their reputation of being the best drilled military or ganization in the world. The cadets marched in twelve nlaioons. the brigade' being under command of Lieut. CoL Fred W. Slay den. No sooner had the cheers for the West Pointers died away. than freest cries for the Naval Academy midship men burst forth. Although sot drilled to the perfec- tioa of step oa laad, that is, of their West Point brothers, "sea legs" beiag sapewhat 2a evidence, the AasapeHj- VCxtp --BBUvW -Vv' 4HMHHS4iHVK 'j -r .--JB- -,;- . -r niWH VWPtNl. X delegation- led by Gor. Eugene N. Foss. Goy. Foss drew a number of personal cheers. Gor.Loeke Craig led the N6rth Caro lina forces, aad Gov. O'Neal waa at the head of the Alabama guardsmen. Maine, Middgaa, aad Minnesota had were the. magnet of -aB eyes. smau repreaeatatioms, Jed by aiBtia uaiforma were dffl aad do, but excusable under the . circum stances, some of the boys in line looked around, and smiled back. The high school cadets, under Col. B. B. Boss, also won their share of cheers. The local boys hdd up their end in great shape, vieing with mlli- tary schools for -drill honors. The CafHnlw Indian cadets, of course, Their officers. Bit-Met The"he 4ari" that is, the Dis trict Natwaal Quart eame la for its shire of tie d thlag-, ef course. Led by CeL X JL Owa, th9 Capitol 'a defenders wet wOily eieered all along tie- am ec march. tJmm ale- the sue s-mi. ! - - ' tMrHSM m-Ms, mm sMM--rts whea. compared -with some of the elab orate military dothes of the other schools but they were well drilled, aad walked along mora like regulars than amateurs. Cadets of Virginia Military Insti tute, Culver Military Academy, aad Georgia Military Aeaiorty, xeBewug -Mi-M--sUMrwifea -M. 3k i-m l i sfifi stgfcl w schools have uniforms practically alike, minor differences of trimmings only served to distinguish the cadets ... of the three institutions. Each brig- ' ade was drilled to the minute. Culver was there, both foot and cavalry, as a bodyguard to Vice President Marshall. Virginia, led by Capf. C. E. Moore,' was the personal escort of Gov. Maan. Georgia has a country-wide reputation." . The three together formed one of the most attractive sights of the parade. Sfc Johals School, New York, ia. mora elaborate uniform than the ether military academies, also marched well, while the Citadel Cadets, of CharlesteB, B. CL, showed the effects ef careful preparatiea. Bivalry jmeag the cadet wm great. "&&? - - - ...--.--- iii ,M MIliUMM I i rr -,.--,; f --f T 7- TTWPINMlftgglBS- - -3L -- ? y at '5 - , ." '33 r- f rs-r-. sisassss -'. ? w r m9'W&RmK SSMM " " - " ""nir- a pit"