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i Mi V 1' . A "if f i 5 I 'ill:' 0. K ! PAGE 4 PALATKA DAILY NEWS DEADLY E CROSSING NOW Wednesday M omtng, Setoten NEWS OF THE STATE By Associated Press - 1By Aaaoiitad Prraat Boston, Sept. 27 Automobilo ac cidents at grade crossings is the most important of all accident questions that '."nfront the railroads of the cou: . :; at the present time, C. W. Ga!. vay, vice-president of the Bal timore and Ohio Railroad told the Steam Railroad section of the Tenth annual congress of the National Safe ty Council here today. "It is now necessary for engineers to consider all construction from the standpoint of safe operation," Mr. Galloway said. "Even before the hu man element enters a plant, science has done its part to make condi tions safe and sanitary. This came about, primarily, because of economic necessity. "With each recurring year the in- crease in the number of automobiles and the growing carelessness of the drivers make it very important that we devote some extraordinary effort to lessen accidents at grade cross ings. We are confronted with the fact that there are ten million motor vehicles now in use in the United States. "It was with alarm that I noticed the reports of grade crossing acci dents showing increases month by month in 1919, and I determined to apply a remedy. I felt that if the drivers of cars could be reached in timately they would heed warnings. We started the campaign by placing observers at a few crossings where travel was heavy. When the obser ver noticed the driver of an automo bile approach the crossing and dash over it without taking any precau tionary measures to assure 'himself that there was no train comlig, the license number of the machine was placed on the card. These cards wese forwarded to automobile com missioness according to the state which issued the licenses. The com missioness forwarded the cards to the owners of the machines. "These cards, after reciting the facts of the observation, warned the drivers or owners of automobiles, that their lives and property had been risked unnecessarily, and that a repetition might bring disaster. In the great majority of cases, the recipient of the card realized that he had been careless and a great many even wrote their appreciation of our efforts to save them from injury. There was a gradually declining per centage of failures to take precau tions. "When we inaugurated the obser vation plan, we foond that 84 percent of aotomobiles faded to take proper precautions when crossing our tracks in the three months of November, December, 1919, January 1920, we in; '? 1,933 oDservanons ana mere Wis- a total of 484 failures to take Ea:c precautions, or 25 percent. "Di ring the year of 1920, we ex tended our observations. In the 12 months of that year there were 49, 6t5 servations with 8,2.36 failures, or 13 percent. " - 1921, our observers became even -.ore active and in the first six monts of this year, there were 248, 988 observations made, and the fail ures reached only 8,775 or 3'2 per cent. "The results of our observation tests caused us to have printed more than 4,000,000 warning leaflets, showing on one side a boy warning an automobilist to stop before he crossed a track. On the reverse side is a photograph of a machine reduc ed to splinters when struck by a train at the crossing. We arranged to send out the leaffets in mail that would reach the autoist. It was found that every business house ap pealed to gladly consented to coop erate in the campaign. The automo bile commissioners of the different states also cooperated. "There was one other means to reach the owner and driver of the antomibile. That was through news paper publicity. One story tiling yf the dangeTs careless automibilists expose themselves to was sent out and reached 2,600,000 readers. Over 200 French Girls are Missing Versailles, Sept. 27 Since Jan nary first, 211 young women have completely disappeared from Paris and vicinity. When this fact was published, Henri Desire Landru, who is await ing trial here on charges of murder growing out of the disappearance of 11 women to who mhe had promised marriage, delivered himself of the following to one of the warders: ' It' lucky for me that I have been locked up here for nearly three year otherwise they would accuse ire of VARSITY ROOTERS ORGANIZE Gainesville, Sept. 27 With the election of William Bivins of Tampa, as cheer leader, and Charles Rogero and Pete Harris, also of Tampa, as assistants, the rooting forces of the University of Florida have settled down to work and the racket raised at the first practice indicates that the 'Gator football squad this season will have the encouragement of one of the best trained noise making ma chines in its history. The first "ser pent appeared on the campus in connection with the first cheer prac tice, winding its way about the grounds and finally disappearing into the gynasium where the cheer leader put the rooters through the vocal drill. FLORIDA'S HANGING RECORD Tallahassee, Sept. 27 Death war rants issued by the Governors of Florida since January 1, 1901, to the present time, number 192 and of the total 147 were executed. Governor Jennings issued 47; Broward 39; Gilchrist 44; Trammell 42; Catts 16, and Governor Hardee so far has is sued four. Of the 47 issued by Governor Jen nings eight were commuted to life imprisonment, one, Simon Williams, jr., of Jefferson county, was killed while attempting to escape and an other died in prison a few days be fore the date for his execution. Of . the 39 issued by Governor Broward six were commuted, five re voked, one recalled and died. Of the 44 by Governor Gilchrist, three were commuted, one revoked and one, Mick Morris, was lynched in Leon county several days before he was to have been hanged. Governor Trammell commuted six of the 42 issued by him, recalled three and one sentence was reversed by the supreme court. Of the sixteen issued by Governor Catts, two were commuted. Three of the four issued by Gov ernor Hardee have been carried out. Tom Brown, having been hanged in Hillsborough county and Putnam Pensell and J. B. Martin having been executed in Okaloosa county, the last two having died last Saturday. HOW LAKELAND DOES IT, Lakeland, Sept. 27 The campaign for a greater Lakeland through a greater Chamber of Commerce, has resulted in the gaining of 576 mem bers in three davs. Secretary T. J. Appleyard, jr., has set 700 as the minimum and confidence is expressed that this total will be greatly ex ceeded. Reorganization of the Chamber of Cnmmerro will K nm- pleted within the next few davs bv the election of new officers and a board of directors. Lakeland pro poses to have one of the most influ ential and strongest trade bodies in Florida. Husband Beater Is Honolulu Novelty (By Anaocl-ie Prra Honolulu, Sept. 27 Honolulu has a husband-beater. Husbands else where will be relieved to know that the victim in this case, being too small to defend himself with fists or club, has appealed to the court for redress. The husband, a Chinese, caused his wife, Mrs. Chung Sau, an Hawaiian, to be summoned to court where he exhibited a scar on his forehead and wounds on his back, inflicted, he said, by his wife. He said she had several times threatened to kill him. The wife, who was considerably larger than he, was fined $5. The court ordered that their five children be taken from the mother's home to a safe place. "THE OLD NEST" AT GRAND TODAY AND TOMORROW Dr. and Mrs. Anthon have a large family of small children in a provin cial town. Arthur, the oldest, is killed in a railroad wreck. Tom grows up to be a successful lawyer. Kate marries and lives in New York. Frank becomes a great artist in Pa ris. Jim, the would-be sport, is guil- ty of stealing and his father sends him from home. Emily, the young est, goes to visit Kate in New York, and she too marries. The old nest is now empty, and year after year the aging mother waits for her birdies to fly back for a visit. One day Jim returns in need of money; the mo ther gives him her jewels. Finally Tom is made Attorney-General of the United StateT the mother dream, I bridge where ah urrarr0A V... saiuov WIUSS It M ! . 1 Which Ton, ,7."'J awakens tpr.;fl.i ... , . cu ana J with his great new. J 1 er children gather Run Down? Kidney and Madder trouble are not limited to men. Hotuework, or work in office or factory, causet women to uficr from weak, overworked or dit Cued kidney. The symptom are puffineM under the eye, tallow kia, coeiUol tired feeling, lack ol ambitioa, Berrouf condition, backache, rbeumatio pais, tore miuclc, (tiff joint. get right at the cue of niffering and mUery, refaUte the kidney and blad der and rettore the dieaed organ to ound and healthy condition. Mr. Wa FUckat. 300t Waadaauroa An.. Lawiavilla. Ky writ: "I am iutt sattia ftlon fin. I am takia Palay Kidnay PUla avaryatbar nibt Yau abauld baaa aaan ma betara I atartad1 I waa yellow aa told, now my ayai and akin ara all claarad up. My kidnaya da Dat bcthar ma at night any mora. If it will balp aomaetbaraoar aoul wba ia auffarin you may uia my oama .wbaravar yaux madiciaa ia advertiaad." For sale by J. H. Haughton. MORE ATHLETICS AT UNIVER SITY. Gainesville, Sept. 27 The Univer sity of Florida will devote much at tention this season to the develop ment of minor athletics according to Dr. Manchester, who is in charge of the work. New equipment will in clude footballs, both soccer and Rug by, horseshoes and croquet outfits. The space between the two dormi tories will be equipped as a recrea tion park. Two Volley ball courts will be established and a croquet court will be laid dut. Arrange ments are under way for wrstling and boxing matches. These are the Days of The Keen, Cutting Thirst The shank of the heated term is here and we are all glad of it Even this ice man of yours, being human, is looking forward to cooler days. - In the meantime, everybody is conscious of a peculiar thirst, espe cially during the middle hours of the day. It is then that children are inclined to peeve and folks of older growth find themselves impatient at trifflea. There is a simple remedy for this condition; it is a cooling drink. Mother, put a few lemons in the refrigerator and be prepared to serve lemonade to the little ones. Drink it yourself yon could not choose better beverage. Don't ,Iet your ice aapply run low.. Watch it guard it as sever before. Don't let your refrigerator lose a fraction of a degree of its efficiency too much depends upon it. Keep it well loaded with OUR ICE. Southern Utilities Company i A pipe won t burn your V tongue if you smoke R A.! Get that pipe-party-bee buzzing in your smoke section! Know for a fact what a joy'us jimmy pipe can and will do for your peace and content! Just check up the men in all walks of life you meet daily who certainly get top sport out of their pipes all aglow with fragrant, delightful, friendly Prince Albert! And, you can wager your week's wad that Prince Albert's quality and flavor and coolness and its freedom from bite and parch (cut out by our exclu sive patented process) will ring up records in your little old smokemeter the likes of which you never before could believe possible ! You don't get tired of a pipe when it's packed with Prince Albert! Paste that in your hat! And, just between ourselves! Ever dip into the sport of rolling 'em? Get some Prince Albert and the makin's papers quick and cash in on a ciga rette that will prove a revelation ! ariite Albert im via? m toppy raat baa. tidy r4 tma, h4amm paanal ana) hmU MwW tin PMaaua'ara mmd in thm pum4 crymtml glmmM hmmi4 ar with mpmrtge mmiMttmmr tup. . Cawyricbt IStI ky K. J. fciyalaa IikniiCa. WbaaiM Salaam, M.C 1 PRIN6E MMM Don't Stub Your Toe! One dark night so the story goes a certain monarch placed a large boulder in the middle of the road. Thous ands of his people, thereafter, severely stubbed their toes or troubled to walk around. At length, one lusty youth wiser than the rest seized the stone and heaved it from his path. And where it had rested, he found a bag of gold. Are vou stubbing your toe? Are you overlooking any bags' of gold? How about the advertising in this paper? Do you read it consistently? It is a bag of gold to many of our readers. In our columns you will find the advertisements of alert progressive merchants and manufacturers who seek to tell you something they think you ought to know. This adver tising is news about the very things that interest you most articles that will save you money, lessen your work, or add materially to your comfort and well being. Thrifty men and women read advertising. To them it is a plain, every day business proposition a duty they owe themselves and their purses. It tells them where they can buy exactly what they want at a price they can afford to pay. Advertising pays them. They make it pay. It will pay you, too. Read it. A Change in Location From our retail store on Lemon street to our Bakery Sta Seventh street ABOUT OCTOBER 1st will enable us to give our patrons Better Bread and Retter Service We will have more floor space and be able to handle our" ytumimy uy mis cnange. , j wui iucai nas always been to serve the people 01 BETTER BREAD With this ideal always before us, we have from time to 0 made some changes and added new equipment, with a to increase the quantity of our product, and at the same improve the quality. Yur attention is now invited to the fact that we have stalled a modern oven at nnr nlanr n Qpvpnrh street? with this arlHirinn ...Mi u . . ... inafltft " i c win ue in a position u ,j ProniDt de hverv rf P roo A ai.Ua nL ...Ml L. a. An Kilter iH . . yJl uiv.au wiHtll Will UC CVtu heretofore. PALATKA BAKER! Phone 290-W the national joy tmok ins done away with the 211 Im. 4 i.