POLITICAL NOTES: Predicter Pierce

Henry Douglas Pierce of Indianapolis and Manhattan is a lawyer, writer, globetrotter, Princeton graduate (1868). He is kin of the late famed Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois. His father, Winslow S. Pierce, was a Comptroller of California. His law partners included the late Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks and the late U. S. Senator David Turpie of Indiana. Among his neighbors was Benjamin Harrison. Among his friends were Grover Cleveland, William Jennings Bryan, Woodrow Wilson.

Mr. Pierce, who possesses Indiana's largest private library, is a political prophet. Last week, the Indianapolis Star recalled that:

1) In the autumn of 1902,...

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