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London, Septemb. 27, Yesterday morning arrived three Holland mails, which bring the following advices ... London, Printed by J. Dawks, Re-printed at Boston in N. E. by B. Green & J. Allen, 1697.

To the public. Whereas advertisements were published yesterday to convene the inhabitants to take their sense on the expediency of a law to elect our representatives by ballot ... This is therefore to notify all the inhabitants of this City and

New York, May 31st, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a meeting of the inhabitants was called yesterday, without the knowledge of the Committee appointed to inspect into the importation of goods, and there undertook to pass resolves, on a matter sett

To the respectable public. We conceive the sense of our fellow citizens, relative to the delegates to represent them at the proposed congress, (notwithstanding the proceedings of yesterday at the Coffee-House) remains so uncertain, that until th

Fresh advices from the American army. Camp at Cambridge, May 28, 1775. Yesterday a party from the United American army was ordered to take the cattle, hay, &c. from Noddle's and Hog Islands ... [Providence] Printed by J. Carter. [1775].

To the inhabitants of New York, and all the British Colonies, New-York, 20th April 1775. The following very interesting accounts were yesterday received by the Snow Gen Johnson Capt. Dean, in 31 days from England ... [New York 1775].

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City, dated the 6th instant. Yesterday evening Dr. Franklin arrived here from Londin in six weeks, which he left the 20th of March, which has given great joy to

Boston, January 31, 1775. Yesterday a vessel arriv’d at Marblehead from Falmouth, in which, London papers were brought to the 12th of December, which were immediately sent to the Committee of correspondence of this town, containing. The King’s s

New York, May 8, 1775. Extract of a letter from Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City, dated the 6th instant. Yesterday evening Dr. Franklin arrived here from Londin in six weeks, which he left the 20th of March, which has given great joy to

New York, April 28, 1775. To the public. At a meeting of a great number of the inhabitants of this City, at the Liberty Pole, yesterday afternoon, the following nomination of deputies, to serve in Provincial Congress, were unanimously agreed to,

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. New York, April 19, 1775. My dear Sir. Yesterday Capt. Coupar arrived from London; Rivington I conclude will have all the news in his paper, but for fear you should not get his

New York, July 1, 1776. By the arrival of Capt. Williams, at Philadelphia from St. Eustatia, we have the following letter, which was received in this City yesterday evening. London, April 9, 1776. It will no doubt be entertaining to you to know

The British king's speech. New-York, February 10 By the Brigantine Peggy, Capt. M'Niel, in nineteen days from Tortola, who arrived here yesterday we have received the following copy of his Majesty's most gracious speech to both house of Parliame

Philadelphia, 22 April - The following was the order of procession yesterday at the funeral of our late and illustrious citizen, Dr. [Benjamin] Franklin...

Philadelphia 18th 12th Mo. 1790. Yesterday a deputation of the religious society called Quakers, attended the house of representatives of the United States with the following address and memorial asserting the rights of conscience and the reason

Legionary orders. December 28th, 2799 [i.e., 1799]. Yesterday the commandant was honored by a communication from the governor … [signed] John Shee, commandant of the Philad. Militia Legion.

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on Wednesday last, and the senate yesterday. [Regarding the free navigation of the Mississippi River]. Frankfort, November 25, 1803.

Shocking earthquakes Charleston, (S. C.) Feb. 7, 1812. Yesterday morning, about half past 3 o'clock the inhabitants of his place were very much alarmed by another tremendous shock of an earthquake ... Boston----Printed and sold at the Printing-O

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the president and Congress. A song composed on the arrival of those frigates in Boston yesterday, (December 31, 1812,) with a good supply of the Ready Rhino [Boston] Printed by N. Cover

To the public. To the gross charge of John Hambden Pleasants, in his hand bill of yesterday, which he alleges is founded upon documents in the hands of another prson, and which he has not seen, I can only reply by calling for the proofs. It is t

Harrodsburg, November 8, 1831. Gentlemen. We herewith enclose to you the preamble and resolutions adopted at this place upon yesterday ... At a numerously attended meeting of the Citizens of Mercer County, friendly to the principles and measures

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this place and Upper Alton, yesterday, a calf skin pocket book ... Lewis J. Clawson. Alton, Aug. 4, 1840.

[Confidential circular.] Department of State, Washington, May 14, 1846. Sir: I transmit to you, herewith, a proclamation of the President, of yesterday's date, declaring that was exists between the United States and Mexico ... [Washington, 1846]

Washington, February 26, 1847. Sir: I beg to solicit your favorable attention to the resolution offered yesterday by the Hon. Mr. Hannegan, relative to the reports of Senate debates for the thirteenth Congress ... James A. Houston.

Books for new members. The House passed, yesterday, a joint resolution to procure such books for the new members as had been purchased for the members of previous Congresses ... John C. Rives. Washington, March 25, 1856.

Election of directors yesterday ... President Stone's report ... Poughkeepsie, Jan 13, 1877.

Death of an aged lady. Mrs. Mary Gamble, whose death occurred yesterday at Newark, N. J. had advanced well towards the completion of her ninety-ninth year ... Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, September 6,1886.

Annual Meeting of Political Equality Club Held Yesterday

Geneva Political Equality Club Piazza Party Held Yesterday

Boy does not work but is same size as some we saw yesterday. Location: New Bedford, Massachusetts.

These workers went to work at 6:45 A.M. and many of them told us yesterday when we saw them go out at 6 P.M. that they "worked." Location: New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Sadie Kelly, 11 years old, Picks shrimp for the Peerless Oyster Co. Picked 7 pots yesterday, 5 pots today at 5 cents. Picked last year. Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Bell School opened yesterday with only 8 in school. Probable it will be closed. Location: Nicholas County, Kentucky / Lewis W. Hine.

The heroism of yesterday is the commonplace of today

Bell School opened yesterday with only 8 in school. Probable it will be closed. Location: Nicholas County, Kentucky / Lewis W. Hine.

Family of W.T. Frakes, Route 5, Lawton, Okla. Mother said 6-year old Warren picked 41 pounds of cotton yesterday "An I don't make him pick; he picked last year." Had about 20 pounds in his bag. She said Clara, 11 years old, averages 75 pounds a day. Picked 101 pounds yesterday, earning $1.25 (they are picking now for another farmer). She carries 40 pounds in the bag. Velma, 14 years, picks 125 pounds. Has picked over 200 pounds in a day. Children go to Flower Mound School, District 48 while living here, but they are itinerant, renting a small farm of 10 acres now. "We move about a good deal" mother said. Location: Comanche County, Oklahoma / Lewis W. Hine.

[Family of W.T. Frakes, Route 5, Lawton, Okla. Mother said 6-year old Warren picked 41 pounds of cotton yesterday "An I don't make him pick; he picked last year." Had about 20 pounds in his bag. She said Clara, 11 years old, averages 75 pounds a day. Picked 101 pounds yesterday, earning $1.25 (they are picking now for another farmer). She carries 40 pounds in the bag. Velma, 14 years, picks 125 pounds. Has picked over 200 pounds in a day. Children go to Flower Mound School, District 48 while living here, but they are itinerant, renting a small farm of 10 acres now. "We move about a good deal" mother said.] Location: [Comanche County, Oklahoma] / Lewis W. Hine.

[Three snapshots of a banner that reads "A MAN WAS LYNCHED YESTERDAY" flying outside of the NAACP New York City headquarters]

Removing bodies after Wall St. explosion Volunteers removing the bodies of the dead following the explosion in Wall Street yesterday. Photo taken in front of the U.S. Assay Office / / Underwood & Underwood.

[Miss Margaret Gorman presenting the wooden loving-cup to "Miss" Alexandria, winner of the Advertising Club's "beauty" contest, held at the Raleigh yesterday. In business life pretty "Miss" Alexandria is Sylvan Oppenheimer. "Miss Congress Heights," the young "lady" with the rolling pin, is Allan De Ford. The debonair "Miss" Georgetown is Sidney Selinger and the charming young lady with the raven locks, "Miss Four-and-a-Half Street," is none other than Paul Heller"

Allen F. Moore (right) Republican National Committee from Illinois with former Representative Frank L. Smith who defeated Senator McKinley in the recent primaries in Illinois were White House callers yesterday, May 14th

Washington of yesterday (Chamber of Commerce book)

Washington huntsmen and their fine bag of rabbits. B.L. Fowler (left) and C. Yates of the American Railway Express were rewarded with a fine bag of rabbits after a hunt in nearby Virginia yesterday

New officers of White House Correspondent's Association. Preparatory to holding their annual banquet at the Carlton Hotel on March 17, the White House Correspondents elected new officers yesterday. In the photograph, front row, left to right: Raloh Collins, New York Sun, vice president; J. Russel Young, Washington Star, president; and Oliver B. Lerch, Wall Street Journal, Secretary-Treasurer. Back row, John Nevin, Indianapolis Star and George Durno, International News Service, members of the executive committee

Congresswoman makes history. Mrs. Edith Nourse Rogers, Representative from Massachusetts, made history at the House of Representatives yesterday when she opened and closed a four-minute session of the House. Several other women have occupied the chair in the past but Mrs. Rogers is the first of her sex to ever formally open and close the session

Receives French decoration. Former Secretary of State Kellogg received the cross of the French Legion of Honor yesterday. In the group, left to right are: Jules Henry, First Secretary of the French Embassy, Paul Claudel, the French Ambassador, Frank B. Kellogg and Secretary of State Stimson

Masons pay tribute to George Washington. Scottish Rite Masons attending sessions of Supreme Council, thirty-third degree of Scottish Rite, Southern jurisdiction, placed a wreath on the tomb of George Washington at Mt. Vernon yesterday. The Father of His country was a Master Mason. In the photograph, left to right: (center) ?.P. Cochran, grand chance, Supreme Council, beside gate; Ahmed Mouhtar Bey, Scottish Ambassador and a member of the Supreme Council in Turkey, with wreath; [...] Pro, grand commander of the order's [...] Council in Mexico; and Capt. John [...] Grand Commander Supreme Council, Jurisdiction

Maryland youth breaks pole sitting record. William Ruppert, 14-year-old youth of Colgate, Maryland, as he appeared atop the flag pole in the yard of his home yesterday after breaking the pole sitting record of 23 days set by Shipwreck Kelly. Young Ruppert who started his sitting on August 1, has worn out three pairs of trousers so far. He says he expects to stay up 30 days more. The pole is 18 feet high

Electric Institute of Washington. Drawing from Brides of today and yesterday booth

Electric Institute of Washington. Brides of today and yesterday booth

Bronze tablet dedicated to famous marine. Tribute was paid to Maj. Gen. George Barnett, late Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps during the World War, when this bronze tablet was unveiled at the Washington Cathedral in Washington yesterday. Maj. Gen. John H. Russell, commandant of the Marines made the dedication address, 6/9/34

ROOSEVELT PAYS LAFAYETTE GLOWING TRIBUTE. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AS HE LED THE NATION YESTERDAY IN PAYING TRIBUTE TO MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE AT THE CEREMONY MARKING THE FRENCHMAN'S DEATH 100 YEARS AGO. THE PRESIDENT, ADDRESSING A JOINT SESSIION OF CONGRESS IS SHOWN WITH THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR DE LABOULAYE. IN THE REAR ARE VICE PRESIDENT GARNER AND SPEAKER RAINEY

An opinion needed. Sen. Pat Harrison, D. of Mass., left, gets some advice from Attorney General Homer S. Cummings concerning the bill written by Sen. Harrison in the Senate Finance Committee for the extension of the NRA. The Supreme Court yesterday declared certain features of the old act unconstitutional. 5/28/35

New Acting Assistant Chief of Secret Service, Washington, D.C. September 9. Secretary Morganthau yesterday announced that Frank J. Wilson of the Intelligence Unit of the Internal Revenue Bureau will become acting assistant chief of the secret service, succeeding Joseph E. Murphy, was recently demoted because of alleged spying activities on Federal Bureau of investigation agents. Murphy will act as Acting Chief of secret service in the absence of William H. Horan who is on vacation

New Acting Assistant Chief of Secret Service, Washington, D.C. September 9. Secretary Morganthau yesterday announced that Frank J. Wilson of the Intelligence Unit of the Internal Revenue Bureau will become acting assistant chief of the secret service, succeeding Joseph E. Murphy, was recently demoted because of alleged spying activities on Federal Bureau of investigation agents. Murphy will act as Acting Chief of secret service in the absence of William H. Horan who is on vacation

SRO sign out on Lewis' press conference. Washington D.C., March 6. John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers and organizer of the CIO plays to packed house every time he holds a press conference these days. The standing room only sign was hung yesterday when the labor leader called the newsmen together and told them of the conference of the Executive Coucil to be held in Washington next Tuesday, 3/6/1937

New Senator from New Jersey and children. Washington, D.C., April 15. It was a happy lot of children who accompanied their father, William H. Smather, to Washington today to see him sworn in as Junior United States Senator from New Jersey. Senator Smather has been attending sessions of the state Senate, where he is the Representative of Atlantic County, until he was requested yesterday to take up his dutes in the National Senate by majority leader Joseph T. Robinson. The children in the group are, left to right: Polly, 15 years; Joseph B., 13 years; Jane, 19 years; Bill, 17 years; and Ben, 12 years, 4/15/1937

New Senator from Tennessee. Washington, D.C., May 11. Today was a busy one for Maj. George L Berry, who yesterday was sworn in as the Junior U.S. Senator from Tennessee to succeed the late Senator Nathan Bachman, Senator Gerry is pictured at his desk in the Capitol this morning just before left for the Senate to answer his first roll call, 5/11/1937

Labor chieftain. Washington D.C., March 6. John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers and organizer of the CIO, snapped at his press conference in Washington yesterday, 3/6/1937

Maritime board holds first conference. Washington, D.C., April 16. The Maritime Commission which was just confirmed by the Senate yesterday met this morning for their first conference. This is the permanent Commission. Left to right: Thomas M. Woodward; Edawrd C. Moran, Jr.; Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy; Rear Admirals Henry A. Wiley, and Emory S. Land, 4/16/1937

Transatlantic flyers describe trip to President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., May 15. Dick Merrill (left) and Jack Lambie as they arrived at the White House today to present President Roosevelt with a "first cover" of their coronation flight for the President's stamp collection. The airmail envelope was dated New York city May 8, stamped in London and again stamped in New York on their return yesterday. According to flyers the President seemed much interested in the weather they encountered and the altitude at which they made the flight, 5/15/1937

Labor chieftain. Washington D.C., March 6. John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers and organizer of the CIO, snapped at his press conference in Washington yesterday, 3/6/1937

Permanent Maritime Commission sworn-in. Washington, D.C., April 14. The permanent five-man Maritime Commission as sworn-in this morning after confirmation by the Senate yesterday. Left to right at the ceremony: Thomas M. Woodward of Penna., Edward C. Moran, Jr., of Me., Chairman of the Commission Joseph P. Kennedy, and Rear Admirals Henry A. Wiley and Emory S. Land as they were sworn-in as a group by G.W. Anderson, Chief of the Personnel Section of the U.S. Maritime, 4/16/1937

House Committee considers impeachment of Labor Secretary. Washington, D.C., Jan. 25. The House Judiciary Committee today considered charges contained in an impeachment resolution presented yesterday by Rep. J Parnell Thomas, but postponed action until tomorrow. Members shown here are: Front row; Wallace E. Pierce, Charles F. McLaughlin, Francis E. Walter, Hatton Sumners, chairman of the Committee, Zebulon Weaver, Raymond S. Springer; Back row; B.J. Monkiewicz, Louis E. Graham, John W. Gwynne, Earl Michener, U.S. Guyer, Abe Murdock, Dave (E)? Satterfield, Jr. William T. Byrne, James M. Barnes, 1-25-39

Czech Legation. Washington, D.C., March 17. The Czechoslovakia Legation which Minister Vladimir Hurban refused to surrender to the German Embassy yesterday. Minister Hurban announced today that he has informed his government he does "Not recognize President Hacha's capitulation to Chancellor Hitler as valid inasmuch as it is unconstitutional," 3-17-39

Spanish Ambassador Confers with President Roosevelt at White House. Washington, D.C., March 28. Leaving the White House today after a call on President Roosevelt, Spanish Ambassador Fernando De Los Rios said he would remain as Ambassador here for the present despite the surrender of Madrid. De Los Rios said he conferred with the President about the Spanish refugee question, but he declined to reveal any details of the discussion. He said his appointment was made yesterday before the fall of Madrid. 3- 28-39

Virginia Governor consoles rejected nominee for Virginia federal judgeship. Washington, D.C., Feb. 2. Floyd Roberts, whose nomination by President Roosevelt to be a Federal Judge in Virginia, was adversely reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, shown with Governor James H. Price of Virginia. Governor Price was to have testified in behalf of Roberts but the Committee went into executive session without calling him. The Senate indicated today they would begin deliberation on the nomination Monday, 2-2-39

President Roosevelt's sees doom of trailer families in this country. Washington, D.C., March 29. Scenes like this at the Washington trailer camp, within a stone's throw of the Washington Monument, will soon be a thing of the past, was the belief President Roosevelt expressed to reporters at his press conference yesterday. He said sooner or later the government is going to demand and require that everybody in the bounds of the United States have a home address somewhere - and that there be an end of the trailer type of families, gypsies, hoboes and migratory drifters who flock by the thousands to such sunny climes as Florida and California without the slightest idea as how they are going to live when they arrive. 3-29-39

"V" Gates, Hitler. Jack Nathan, holds the grill from his Brooklyn home, which he donated yesterday to the New York City Salvage Committee to help its campaign for scrap metal

Salutation of the dawn. Yesterday is already a dream. Tomorrow is only a vision ... from the Sanskrit.

Tennis talk Althea Gibson, U.S. and Wimbledon tennis champion, gives some pointers on the game which has brought her international fame. Some 500 students attended the tennis clinic yesterday at Midwood HS, directed by Murray Eisenstadt, varsity coach / / World Telegram & Sun photo by Ed. Ford.

Michigan Senator. Washington, D.C., July 17. Long walks are the favorite exercise of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, Republican of Michigan, who was snapped yesterday as he paused for a short rest during his daily hike

New Assistant Secretary of Interior. Washington, D.C., April 9. Ebert Burlew, new First Assistant Secretary of Interior, photographed at his desk shortly after taking the oath of office yesterday. He succeeds the late Theodore A. Walters, 4/9/38

Leaders at Jewish congress. Washington, D.C., Nov. 29. Dr. Stephan S. Wise, (left) Rabbi of the Free Synagogue of New York City, and President of the American Jewish Congress being held locally at the Willard Hotel, snapped at yesterday's meeting with Dr. Harry A. Atkinson, Christian minister of Washington. In an address delivered to the Congress yesterday afternoon, Dr. Atkinson outlined a program for Jews and all others to combat anti-Semitism.

Secretary of purchasers' group says price behavior 'very satisfactory' since war. Washington, D.C., Dec. 5. George A. Renard of New York, Executive Secretary of the National Association of Purchasing Agents, today told the Monopoly Committee that he felt that price behavior of the last few months 'has been very satisfactory.' The Monopoly Committee, at the suggestion of the President, is holding hearings to determine the effect of the European war upon domestic prices. Renard's testimony directly contradicted yesterday's testimony by Isadore Lubin, who said that price trends indicate a disasterous boom

Gimmie the works. Washington, D.C., Dec. 30. Although he was elected to the United States Senate for only 60 Days--election day until January 4--Guy Howard of Minnesota, is taking full advantage of the many gratuities accorded members of the upper house of Congress. After using the Congressional stationary telegrams and mailing copies of the Congressional record to his many friends yesterday, Senator Howard was at the Senate Barber Shop bright and early today to get the works: haircut, shave, shampoo and massage. He was elected to fill the seat vacated by the death of Senator Thomas Schall. After January 4th, Senator Howard will be succeeded by Senator Elmer Benson

Housing heads at White House conference Washington D.C., July 14. At the White House yesterday President Roosevelt announced that the government was going to study the possibility of forming limited dividend corporations on the same theory as building and loan associations which would construct apartments for people who rent instead of purchase. Left to right: Isador Lubin, Commissioner of Statistics Dept. of Labor, Secretary of Labor Perkins, and Stewart McDonald Federal Housing Administrator, 7/14/37

This is a very important picture. Washington, D.C., Oct. 27. A photographer was covering the White House yesterday, snapping pictures of important men after they had conferred with President Roosevelt on his way back to the laboratory he happened to notice thse two little girls, Patricia Freeman and Frances Gross, having fun sliding on the new railing that leads up to the executive offices. Anything around the White House thats new, makes news, the editor though so too and also an very important one becuse there are very few other Capitol cities on this troubled globe where it would catch a photorgapher's eye, Imagine Berlin, or Rome. Imagine even Buckingham Palace, imagine the palaces of rulers the world around, and then try to imagine two little girls having fun sliding on a railing. SS Troopers in Berlin, Grenadiers at Buckingham--verboten-you can't do this you know, vigorous shooing away from the Plazzo Venesia in Rome. But here the little girls slide down the railing an it doesn't seem to affect the affairs and progress of government and as long as the little girls can keep on at their fun, our president and our government are safer for us than if all the SS troopers in the world stood by to make it so, 10-27-38

[Soldiers guard Dupont home. Wilmington, Del. July 1. A cordon of soldiers aided state troopers in guarding the entrance to Owl's Nest, Dupont estate, as guest arrived for the Roosevelt-Dupont wedding yesterday, 7/1/37]

Waiting for new justice. Washington, D.C., Sept. 30. Reporters and news photographer waiting outside the home of Clifford J. Burr, near Alexandria, Va., today for Justice Black. Shortly after returning from Europe yesterday, Justice Black went into seclusion and has refused to be interviewed or photographed since. 9/30/37

Tiny daughter of Siamese minister receives in honor of king's 12th birthday. Washington, D.C., Sept. 21. A precedent was set in the diplomatic corps yesterday when tine "Didi" Rajamaitri, three-year-old daughter of the Siamese Minister and Mme. Rajamaitri received at a reception with her parents in celebration of the 12 birthday of King Amanda Mahidol of Siam. The youngster is shown greeting Mrs. Thomas Burke with the Minister and His Wife in the background. 9/21/37

New Deputy Comptroller of Currency. Washington, D.C., May 6. A.J. Mulroney was yesterday appointed a Deputy Comptroller of the Currency by Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau. He is a native of Mallard, Iowa, and a graduate of the University of Iowa

Oil Association spokesman at House hearing. Washington, D.C., June 22. Eric Weber, President of the Ohio Petroleum Marketers' Association, who appeared as a witness at a House Judiciary Subcommittee yesterday. The committee is holding hearings upon the Harrington Bill which affects the oil producing and distributing industry

Congressional Secretaries "Unionize." Washington, D.C. May 27. Secretaries to members of Congress have organized a new "Congressional Guild" and at their first meeting yesterday voted 21 to 1 to apply for a charter in the John L. Lewis Committee for Industrial Organization. John E. Kennedy, Chairman of the group. In the photograph; left to right: Robert Greenburg, Secretary to Rep. Henry Teigan, farmer-laborite of Minnesota; Anthony Stefano, Secretary to Rep. John T. Bernard of Minnesota; John E. Kennedy; Harold Hagen, Secretary to Rep. R.T. Buckler of Minnesota; and William O. Skeels, Secretary to Rep. William Lemke of North Dakota, 5/27/37

Housing head talks to newsmen. Washington, D.C., Dec. 10. Nathan Straus, Chief of the United States housing Authority who spoke before members of the National Press Club yesterday. 12/10/37

Last picture of Senator Robinson. Washington D.C., July 14. This is one of the last pictures made of the late Senator Joe Robinson of Miss. It was made yesterday at the Capitol, 7/14/37

Philadelphia resorts to sings to heckle at small business conference. Washington, D.C., Feb. 3. A.G. Shafer, contractor of Philadelphia, has been like the proverbial "bull in a china closet" at the Small Business Conference since yesterday. Restrained by police from making a long-winded speech and later ejected from the meeting yesterday, shafer showed up this morning literally decorated with signs intended to heckle the delegates. He was again ejected after shouts of "throw him out" by the delegates, 2/3/38

Nominated by the president to RFC. Washington, D.C., July 21. Newest informal photo of Sam H. Husbands, Chief of R.F.C.'s examining board, who yesterday was nominated by President Roosevelt to fill the vacancy in the R.F.C. Board of Directors created by Emil Schram's succession to Jessie Jones as Chairman of the Board, 7/21/39

Nominated by the president to RFC Board. Washington, D.C., July 21. Newest informal photo of Sam H. Husbands, Chief of R.F.C.'s examining board, who yesterday was nominated by President Roosevelt to fill the vacancy in the R.F.C. Board of Directors created by Emil Schram's succession to Jessie Jones

Frankfurter critic passes by. Washington, D.C., Jan. 12. Probably it was just a coincidence that Mrs. Elizabeth Dilling, right, anti- Communist author, was passing by as this picture of Prof. Felix Frankfurter talking to Senator Alexander Wiley of Wisconsin in the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing room. Yesterday before the committee, Mrs. Dilling assailed the nomination of Frankfurter to the Supreme Court and denounced all liberals, including the Roosevelt family, 1/12/39

"Big Train" to roll again. Germantown, MD, Sept. 13. Walter Johnson; Washington Senators' pitching star for two decades, scored another shutout yesterday when he defeated his opponent, James M. Mount, for the Republican nomination as County Commissioner for Montgomery County. The score was; Johnson 1,025 votes, Mount 40, Johnson is pictured as he warmed up that powerful right arm in preparation for the campaign he will wage for election. The former pitcher now runs a dairy farm here, 9/13/38

White House Secretary and medicine cabinet taken from White House in 1812. Washington, D.C., April 26. Stephen Early, Secretary to President Roosevelt with a mahogany brass bound medicine chest which was taken from the White House by a British sailor during the War of 1812 and returned yesterday by descendants of the sailor. The chest, in perfect condition, still contained the medicines, with the addition of a quantity of hemlock bark, an herb used by sailors to prevent scurvy

Nathan Straus waits while House Committee holds post mortem on Senate debate. Washington, D.C., June 27. Nathan Straus, USHA administrator, after reading 14 pages of a 56 page statement to the House Banking and Currency Committee yesterday, today looked resigned while the Committee held a 20 minute off the record discussion of the Senate debate in stripping the President of some of his monetary powers. Rep. Charles Gifford chortled, 'Oh I loved it. It bears out my contention.' 'If I read Senate debates I'd have no time to be a member of the House. Anyway, they're wrong,' but in Rep. Wright Patman. Finally the committee allowed him to read five sentences

Art plus diplomacy. Washington, D.C., May 13. Miss Virginia Chang, star of the Chinese Cultural Theater, yesterday changed her role of Queen to the role of bride. She was married in the beautiful Gardens of Twin Oaks, the Chinese Embassy, to Kien-Wen Yu, second secretary of the embassy. The simple Chinese ceremony culminated a whirlwind romance and was performed by Chinese ambassador, Dr. Hu Shih. Left to right: Chinese ambassador Dr. Hu Shih, the bride, and Kien-Wen Yu

Attorney General's Conference of U.S. Attorneys elects president. Washington, D.C., April 22. Attorney General Frank Murphy's Conference of U.S. Attorneys broke up yesterday afternoon with a newly elected president shown here with the Attorney General. He is Benjamin Harrison, U.S. Attorney from the Southern California District. The conference was the first general meeting of U.S. attorneys ever called, and the group is now banded together under the name of the U.S. Attorney's Association

Virginia Senator hikes to [opening] Washington, D.C., Jan. 5. The veteran Virginia Senator Carter Glass, who celebrated his 79th birthday yesterday, snapped as he walked thru the Capitol subway to attend the opening session of the 75th Congress

National Capitol digs out of snow. Washington, D.C., Jan. 14. Nearly five inches of snow blanketed the city yesterday, followed by sleet. Icy steps made the going to and from the Capitol difficult until workmen arrived this morning and scraped away the menace, 1/14/39

Monopoly Committee learns that five states hold 67 percent of U.S. savings. Washington, D.C., May 23. Dr. Donald Davenport, special economic consultant for the S.E.C., told the Monopoly Committee yesterday, with the aid of large charts, that New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut have 37.8 billions of dollars laid up in savings, this amount being 67 percent of the total savings of the United States

Financier. Washington, D.C., Nov. 23. A new informal picture of Bernard Baruchm New York financier, who was a visitor in the Capital yesterday

Chicago Mayor. Washington D.C., July 16. Mayor Edward J. Kelly of Chicago, was caller at the White House yesterday, 7/16/37