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    Illinois Valley News, Thursday. January 6. 1949
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Washington D ig e st/
Presidential Inaugurations
Are Mostly Circumstantial
By BAUKIIAGE
N ewt A nalyit and Comrr-tntator.
W ASHINGTON.—“ T he King is d ead , long live the K ing.”
Thus the a n c ie n t rite p ro cla im e d a new sovereign who “ by
the g ra c e of G od’’ m u st ta k e up the sc ep te r. At once a hundred
p a irs of hands a re busy p re p a rin g for the coronation. C o u rtiers
an d co m m o n ers, the noble m a s te rs a n d m is tre s s e s of c e re ­
m ony, s e a m s tre s s e s and w orkm en, knights an d sta b le boys,
each tra in e d to his ta sk begin th e ir work for the g re a t event.
F o rm and p ro g ra m m a y d iffe r,
the cerem ony, acco rd in g to the stern
but the sm a lle st degree.
O nly a ca ta clysm can e ffect a
change. I heard about m y firs t c o r­
o n a t io n w h e n I
|
was '2 years old.
fKk
1 re m e m b e r it fo r
“
tw o reasons, one
being the fa ct th a t
it a lm ost d id n 't
come off. On the
v e ry eve o f the
c e r e m o n ia l day,
the h e ir to the
throne fe lt ill. A ll
c e l e b r a t io n was
c a l le d o f f . And
then on the day
a fte r t h e e v e n t
was to have taken
place, as the na ­
H M K IIA t.l
tio n w a ite d an xl-
io usly to hear the fa te of its sov-
ereign-to-be, a shocking and lu d i­
crous th in g occurred.
One of the c o u n try 's le ad ing news­
papers cam e out w ith a re p o rt o f
the coronation, m e n tio n in g even
m in o r d e ta ils ju s t as if it o ccu rred
‘ and Just as it did occu r la te r).
f
This Journalistic faux-pas was
forgotten by most people outside
of the profession, but I was to
be reminded of it when I went to
work on a rival newspaper In
London many years later and
heard the tale retold as a grim
warning to pressmen and jour­
nalists.
The e d ito r of the e rrin g jo u rn a l
d id n 't th in k he was ta k in g m uch
o f a chance He knew the coro na­
tio n p ro g ra m ne ver v a rie d fro m the
re ig n o f one sovereign to another.
Up u n til th a t tim e , I suppose, no
E n g lis h kin g hud eve r been rash
enough to becom e ill and change
the pro g ra m .
Ringold Lady Dora
Tops Hampshire Sows
Raises Total of 71
Pigs to Weaning Age
F ir s t of h e r H a m p sh ire breed to
become a “ se ve n -sta r" sow, R in ­
gold La dy D ora No. 753,056 has
but where kin gs and em p ero rs reign , ra ise d a to ta l o f 71 pigs to w ean­
la w o f tra d itio n , seldom va rie s in any in g age, an average of 10.1 pigs
p e r litte r .
T h is reco rd is m ore
Im pressive when com pared w ith
n a tio n a l averages. A cco rd in g to U.
cases o f death in office. F iv e tim e s S. d e p a rtm e n t o f a g ric u ltu re r e ­
a P reside nt has taken the oath w ith ­ ports, the n a tio n a l average is 6.18
out the usual cerem ony fo r th is re a ­
son. P resident W illia m H e nry H a r­
riso n cam e in to office as a h a rd y
m ilita r y hero, and, scorn in g a c a r­
ria ge , rode bare-headed to the C ap­
ito l on horseback. A m o n th la te r he
died. V ice -P resid en t John T y le r was
in W illia m s b u rg and d id not reach
W ashington u n til tw o days a fte r the
appointed date. T y le r took the oath
on A p r il 6, 1841, in B ro w n 's hotel in
the presence of m em bers o f the I
cabinet.
The next em ergency in s ta lla tio n
took place when A nd rew Johnson
took the oath in the K irk w o o d hotel
a few hours a fte r A b ra h a m L in c o ln
Here, with her seventh "star”
had died fro m an assassin's bu lle t, j
The firs t tim e th a t a P re sid e n t was j fam ily, is Ringold Lady Dora
sw orn in aw ay fro m W ashington | No. 753,056, champion production
since it had becom e the n a tio n 's j sow in the Hampshire breed and
the first of her kind to qualify
c a p ita l was when V ice -P resid en t
as a "seven-star" sow.
Chester A rth u r took the oath in his
own hom e in New Y o rk C ity s h o rtly |
, „ „ „ . ,,
___
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« A
- j
. s p rin g pigs and 6.39 fa ll pigs per
a fte r the news cam e of P resident . ..
. .
. _ „
lit t e r raised to w eaning age.
Jam es G a rfie ld 's death at Long
To q u a lify fo r a s ta r in the H a m p ­
Beach.
shire pro d u ctio n re g is try a sow
When P re sid e n t W illia m M c K in ­
m u st raise a lit t e r o f at least e ig h t
ley was shot at the P a n -A m e rica n
pigs, w ith o u t fa u lt o r defect, to
exposition, V ice -P re sid e n t Theodore
w eigh 320 pounds w ith in 56 days
Roosevelt h u rrie d to B u ffa lo in tim e
o f fa rro w in g . And o f course to gain
tu take the ot th in the home of Ans­
a
“ se ve n -sta r"
reco rd
R in g o ld
ley W ilco x on the same day the
„
, . .
, , . .
. ,
i L a d y Dora has repeated th is per-
Pres den e xp ire d And m ost o f us fo rm a n c# sevcn tim e s she is the
are fa m ilia r w ith the scene in the I firs t sow in the H a m p sh ire breed
little N o rth a m p to n hom e where by to be liste d fo r e ith e r the s ix th o r
la m p lig h t a fa th e r, as the w itness- ! seventh “ s ta r " litte rs .
in g n o ta ry, took the oath of his
In h e r seventh " s t a r " litte r , th is
son, and C a lv in C oolidge succeed­ sow fa rro w e d 15 pigs, nine of w h ich
ed W arren H a rd in g who had passed w ere saved. The e ig h t selected fo r
aw ay a few hours before in a San re g is tra tio n weighed 443 pounds
F ra n cisco hotel.
at 56 days a fte r fa rro w in g .
Shooting at Cobh's .367
HERE
is
a
c e rta in
m a rk
in
T baseball, and there are only
tw o b a llp la ye rs now h a n g i n g
around who have even a fa in t
w isp of a chance to equal o r beat
it.
The m a rk is T y Cobb's life ­
tim e b a ttin g average of .367. Here
is one o f the greatest records th a t
spo rt has ever known.
The .367 is hig h enough.
B ut
when you figure th is represents
24 years o f p la y
against t h e t o p
p itch e rs fro m
a l­
m ost
th re e
dec­
ades, the p ic tu re
added
takes
on
greatness.
The tw o p la ye rs
re fe rre d to are Ted
W illia m s
of
the
Red Sox and Stan
M u s ia l o f th e
C a rdin als.
N e ith e r
w ill eve r la s t fo r
TY COBB
any 24 years. B u t
each has a t least a long shot, o u t­
side chance o f m e e tin g the .367
challenge by h ittin g fro m .380 to
.390 fo r the re m a in d e r o f w h a t
w o uld have to be a m ira c le career.
You m ig h t be in te rested in select­
ing the leaders fro m past ca m ­
paigns. H ere the y are—
T y Cobb—24 years, .367.
Rogers
H ornsby— 19 years,
.359.
Physics
Strange F ru it
Teacher— What w ill happen wbets
Two little g irls were being taken
away fro m London, and as a spe­ ! light strikes the water at an angle of
degrees?
c ia l tre a t someone had given 45 Bright
Youth—It wilt go out.
them a couple of bananas — the
i first they had ever had.
As soon as one ch ild had taken
a bite of her banana the.unlighted
tra in ran into a tunnel.
from a cold
“ Oo, M a ry ," she said, “ have you
' eaten yours y e t? "
"N o ,” replied M ary.
— and get well quicker
“ W ell, don’t , "
added
Jane
with the NEW FOLEY'S
They m ake you b lin d ."
C heck t h a t C o u g h
Before It Gets Worse
M a tte r of Opinion
“ Were you ever disappointed in
love?”
“ Yes, tw ice. The firs t jilte d me,
and the second d id n ’t . ”
The .V S t f FOLEY'S H O NEY & TAR
cunt&ins one of the most im portant cough
treatment developm ents in years, one that
ACTUALLY H ELPS S P E E D RECOV-
ERA'. Also soothes throat, cheeks cough­
ing. Also delicious, non-narcotic, does not
upset digestion But m ost important. N E W
FOLEY 8 helps sou pel well quicker from
cough due to cold At your druggist
Joe Jackson—10 years, .356.
Billy Hamilton — 11 years,
.353.
D a r B rou thers, E d D elehanty,
W illie Keeler, T ris Speaker, Babe
Ruth, H a rry H e ilm a nn , B ill T e rry
and G eorge S isle r fo llo w in o rd e r
fro m .348 to .341. Lou G e h rig fin ­
ished at .340, tw o points under
Babe R u th 's .342.
Ted W illia m s , today, is s lig h tly
ove r .350 and Stan M u s ia l’s life ­
tim e reco rd to date is .345.
Ted W illia m s is 30 years old and
should have a t least seven o r e ig h t
good years le ft. The w a r cut in to
his chance fo r any lo n g tim e m a rk ,
and i t also h it h im ju s t as he was
ap pro aching his peak. H is a v e r­
age was .356 when he gave three
years to the service.
• R u b in g en tly -w a rm in g , soothing B e n -G a y fo r fas t
r e lie f fro m m uscular soreness and pain. B e n -G a y con­
tain s up to 2V2 tim e s m o re m e th y l s a lic y la te and
m e n th o l—fam ous p a in -re lie v in g agents k no w n to e v e ry
d o c to r—th a n five o th e r w id e ly offered rub-ins. In s is t
on genuine B e n -G a y , th e o rig in a l B a u m e A n alg ésiqu e.
Also for Pain due to RHEUMATISM. NEURALGIA, and COLDS.
Ask for Mild Ben-Cay for Children.
Musial is only 28 years old
and should have 10 seasons left.
The p ro d u ctio n cham pion was fed
His mark is .315. Both Williams
a
ra
tio
n
c
o
n
ta
in
in
g
corn,
oats,
a
l­
As a m a tte r of fact, 1 d id n 't take
and Musial could launch their
fa
lfa
and
p
e
lle
tized
m
ilk
b
y
­
the w a rn in g seriou sly L a te r I was
wiry frames on batting splurges
products p r io r to fa rro w in g . H e r
able to in se rt m uch color in m y
and finish close. But it would
pigs were creep fed e a rly and
re p o rt of the w edding o f a ro ya l
take miracle hitting.
raised on a ra tio n o f seven p a rts
G e rm a n princess by the sim p le e x­
One th in g to th e ir advantage is
corn and three pa rts oats, w ith 8
pedient of tra n s la tin g a sto ry o f the
they d o n 't have to h it against such
per cent m ilk by-p rod ucts added
n u p tia l cerem onies o f her b ro th e r
R ingo ld L a d y has been owned J p itch e rs as Johnson, Young, Joss,
w h ich had xppeared In a B e rlin
and bred by W illia m C. G oodheart, j W alsh, Wood, D onovan, etc.
new spaper some ye a rs before.
J r., o f E aton, O hio, since 1944, and
Joe D iM a g g io is out o f the race,
But no one could a tte m p t to w rite
was sold to M e a d o w la rk F a rm s, j Joe is now 34 years old. He has
up the in a u g u ra tio n o f an A m e rica n , Some V a ria tio n s
been around as an a ctive pro since
Inc , S ulliva n, Ind.
P reside nt fro m the account of a T o o h P lac e
1932 when he was w ith San F ra n ­
previous cerem ony. A m ere tw o
cisco, and th a t was 16 years ago.
A no ther c ircu m sta n ce has a ffe ct­
cen turie s Is short enough in a na ­
He can have o n ly a few big years I
ed the procedure of the accession to
Farm Production Costs
tio n 's h is to ry , to be sure, but m any
le ft and his life tim e a v e ra g e : is
office Because o f the v a r ia b ility of
changes have take n place in ou r
o n ly around .331.
the calen dar, M a rch fo u rth has four
ha bits and custom s since G eorge
So on ly the Red Sox and the
F a rm p ro du ction costs have n e a r­
tim e s fa lle n on Sunday. U n til Wood-
W ashington took ove r the p re sid en­
row W ilson took the oath on Sun­ ly trip le d since the p re -w a r years C a rd in a l aces have any chance to
tia l oath o f office.
day, M a rc h 4, 1917, in the P re s i­ o f 1935-39, a cco rd in g to U. S. de­ m in g le w ith the Cobbs and the !
H ornsbys, the Joe Jacksons and
It Is salr that George Wash­
de nt's room in the C a pito l, no P re s i­ p a rtm e n t of a g ric u ltu re sta tistics.
ington never considered himself
dent had ven tured to keep the law These costs totaled 14 9 b illio n d o l­ the B illy H a m ilto n s above .350.
• • ♦
la rs in 1947, com pared w ith 5.2 b il-
America's first President, never
and v io la te the Sabflnth.
rrierred to himself or was re­
P reslde nt M onroe on succeeding bon before W orld W ar I I s out-
ferred to by his contemporaries
h im s e lf had announced s im p ly that break. F a rm wages are now three
T y Cobb set m ore records than
as such, slnt e tthers served be­
he would take the oath on M onday, and a h a lf tim e s the 1935-39 aver-
an ad ding m achine can handle in a
fore him under the first consti­
M a rch 5. In 1849, the sam e th in g age
day. B ut the re are tw o th a t are
tution. The t nited States was
o ccu rred in the case o f P reside nt
M eanw hile, fa rm
p rice s have
a lm o st unbelievable. The firs t of
Z acha ry T a y lo r. B ut fo r some rea- slum ped and m a n y econom ists ex-
already a nation, recognised as
his in c re d ib le pe rfo rm an ces has
son. P reside nt R u th e rfo rd Hayes ac- pect a fu rth e r easing in m onths
such by the presence of foreign
a lre a d y been n a m ed—th a t of fin- !
ambassadors on tp ril 30, 1789,
tu a lly becam e P reside nt before his ahead Corn and wheat are alrea dy
ish in g w ith a life tim e average—
tim e . He was se cre tly sw orn in on 25 to 40 per cent under th e ir e a rly
tin day Washington took the
ta k in g in 24 y e a rs—o f .367
oath of office.
S aturday, the th ird , the cerem ony 1948 peaks.
H ere are tw o leading exam ples
F a rm e rs can best m eet the im ­
being repeated on the fifth in public.
Hans W agner and Nap L a jo ie are
The position o f the previous
pact o f h ig h e r p ro d u ctio n costs and
For some years It has been
“ p re sid ents” was la rg e ly h o no rary
s t ill rem e m be re d as tw o o f the
low er prices by good soil manage-
considered necessary for an out­
Hiid not fille d by po p u la r vote, and i
g re atest h itte rs o f a ll tim e . I saw
going President, if there is one,
both W agner and L a jo ie in the
when the day cam e to invest Wash- i
to take part in the ceremony.
Ington w ith the new powers, there
yea rs o f th e ir p rim e . Both were
Ills presence has been as much
w as no precedent, no set of rules
« .a ste rs o f the ash. Y et, a fte r 21
expected in the carriage or au­
to follow .
years, L a jo ie 's a ll-tim e m a rk was
tomobile which carries both
.338 and W agner's was 329.*
New Y o rk was the c a p ita l, and
men to the Capitol as the Presi­
H e re 's another angle. A fte r
G en eral W ashington set out fro m I
16 o r 17 years, both L a jo ie and
M ount Vernon to New Y o rk on the | dent-Fleet. This was not always
so, and both the Adamses made
W agner began to fade aw ay
long Journey w h ich tu rn e d out to
It a point to absent themselves,
fro m th e ir tw in peaks.
B ut,
be a spontaneous to u r of triu m p h
the former leaving the city be­
a fte r Cobb had com pleted 20
w ith a reception at e ve ry c ity along
fore the ceremony, uud the oth­
years, his b a ttin g averages fo r
file w ay
er taking a horsi-back ride at
the la s t fo u r years w e re : .378,
T here was no d e arth o f ideas as
the moment when the guns
.339, .357 and .323— the last
to the social p ro g ra m . A tlo w e rb e - '
hooim-d out the salute to his
m a rk was in Cobb's 24th ca m ­
decked barge, accom panied by a
bitterly-hated
opponent.
paign. At the end of 20 years,
whole flo tilla o f p riv a te c ra ft, ca r- |
Cobh's m a rk was aro-ind .372,
Perhaps the in a u g u ra l day firs t
rie d the P re sid e n t-E le ct across the
Hudson, and he was wined and began to take on its pre sen t com-1 m ent th a t steps up cro p produ cing
Cobb's oth er high m a rk was ju s t
dine d and w elcom ed w ith g a ily- plexion w ith the advent o f Presl- ] e fficie n cy and low ers output costs a . am a zin g Hans W agner led the
bedizened guards of honor s u r­ dent
N a tio n a l league in b a ttin g throu gh
Jam es
M adison.
People per unit
thronged in to the c a p ita l and the
ro u n d in g h im
Good soil m anagem ent involves eigh t seasons. H o rnsb y led his
B u t when it cam e to the actual firs t in a u g u ra l b a ll was held. P re s i­ no m a g ic o r m y s te ry .
I t s im p ly league seven tim e s. B ut, fro m 1907
dent M onroe, who follow e d him , means p la y in g f a ir w ith the soil by th ro u g h 1919, T y Cobb led the
cerem ony, a deadlock occurred
The senate argued fo r an hour as to ' gave us another precedent — the re tu rn in g o rg a n ic m a tte r and p la n t A m e ric a n league in 12 out o f 13
w h ethe r it should receive the new i presence o f the m a rin e band B ut it n u trie n ts used up by constant crop years. He led nine consecutive
c h ie f exe cutive seated o r whether was le ft to M a rtin Van Buren to production. O rg a n ic m a tte r can be years, was fin a lly stopped by T ris
bear a unique honor. He was the restored by grow ing deep-rooted Speaker in 1916 and then cam.»
the m em b ers should rise Indeed,
firs t A m e rica n born citize n to hold legum es such as a lfa lfa o r sweet back to the fro n t in 1917, 1918 and
they m ig h t be ta lk in g s t ill if the
tha t office. Up u n til his tim e the clo ve r in the ro ta tio n and plow ing i ^919
house o f re p re se n ta tive s had not
Presidents v re a ll fo rm e r B ritis h them under fo r green m anure.
1° 1922. Just 1" yea rs a fte r he re-
suddenly
appeared
W ashington
then entered the b u ild in g w ith due subjects
When the soil is restocked w ith po rte d to D e tro it, Cobb m ade his
Because of the w ar and a desire o rg a n ic m a tte r and p la n t food you final challenge He batted .401 tha t
pom p and fin a lly wa led to an out ,
door balcony w here the crow ds of j to em phasize the " fo u r th te r m " as w ill get h ig h e r yie ld s and you w ill year, but George S ister's 420 was
m ore than the ve te ra n could m atch
B roa d street witnessed his oath. I little as possible, the 1945 in a u g u ra ­ ru t yo u r pro d u ctio n costs.
Check back and y o u 'll find few
tion cerem onies o f F ra n k lin D
I hat part of the ceremony—
b a llp la y e rs s till around a fte r sev­
Roosevelt took place on the W hite
the taking of the oath out of
House p o rtico instead o f on a plat
enteen m a jor-le ag ue yea rs To find
doors — Is now an established
one good enough to pass .400 is
t. ■■
.he e..st in nt o f the C a p ito l
precedent, although it was ei­
b u ild in g w h ich is now accepted as
Now th a t d ry s k im m ilk —o ffic ia l­ som ething else again
ther forgotten or ignored until
the usual location.
There are a few records that
ly called non-fat d ry m ilk so lid s—
James Monroe s day The cham­
No outgoing P reside nt w ill ride Is on r e ta il m a rke ts in s m a ll pack
w ill not »>« broken th a t anyone
ber of the senate or the house
v ith H a rry T ru m a n th is yea r, but ages fo r home use. th r if t y hom e­
now liv in g
w ill eve r know
where It took place until Mon­
one ex P reside nt m ay attend the
about.
m
akers
have
a
convenient,
eco­
roe's time was, however, usual­
cerem onies.
The
w a rm
fee lin g
One is Babe R u th 's ou tput of 714
n o m ica l pro du ct to b u ild up the nu ­
ly open to as many of the pub­
w h ich exists between the fo rm e r
hom e runs The oth er is Cy Young's
t r itiv e value o f fa m ily meals.
lic as could find room.
s m a ll town boy fro m M isso uri and
The ease and convenience o f its p itc h in g re co rd of 510 b ig league
C ircu m sta n ce nas co n trib u te d to the w e a lth y re tire d engineer w ill
use as w ell as its high n u tritiv e v ic to rie s The o th e r tw o belong to
v a ria tio n s in the pi ogram . Besides undoubtedly assure H e rb e rt Hoover
value Justify its place along w ith T y Cobb; 367 fo r 24 y e a rs —le a d ­
a place of honor if he wishes to
the m o vin g o f the c a p ita l in th *
Hour, sugar and salt on the p a n try in g the A m e ric a n league in 12 out
e a rly days there have been the accept It
of 13 consecutiv. seasons.
-h e li o f every h o m em a ker.
When F ra n k lin Roosevelt died
a t W arm S p rin g * in 1945, H a rry
T ru m a n took the oath In the
W hite House exe cutive w ing.
T h is was “ p u b lic '’ in the sense
th a t the door to the little office
was open, and photographers
and newsmen, this one am ong
them , looked over each o th e r's
heads fro m the crow ded c o r­
rid o rs.
Two Greatest Records
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