WWI daylight saving time repealed, 1919
WEDNESDAY. May-er's in-I j a Gurri-son SENATE REPEALS I DAYLIGHT SAVING OVER WILSON VETO Votes tO Sustain Action of House by 57 to 19 Normal Days in October. Washington, August 20 Repeal of he daylight savings act was arrom - dished today, the Senate voting to ustain the House in oa-sins in, re- Hal measure over President V eto. The vote was 57 lo It, The repeal of the law. which takes its place among the very which have been passed over a p dontial veto, becomes effective ; the clocks are. turned back to normal in October. It will go down in legislative history as one of the very few measures which have twice heen vetoed by a President and became a law after all by the vote of more than tWO'thirdt of both Houses of Congress. Senator Calder, father of the aw, was on the floor when the vole was taken and, of course, voted to save his legislative child, although he knew the result was a foregone conclusion. When the result of the vote was announced he smiled, made a gesture of finality and turned his attention to some papers on his desk. The fate of daylight saving was settled yesterday ! I I ! , .