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TnRICmiOND PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM, SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 1D07 The Magazines. THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM. Palladium Printing Co., Publisher. Office North 9th and A Street. RICHMOND, INDIANA. PRICE Per Copy, Dally 2c Per Couy, Sunday 3c Per Week, Dally and Sunday 10c IN ADVANCE One Year $5.00 Entered at Richmond, Ind., Postcfflce As Second Class Mail Matter. TWO-CENT FARE MISTAKE. "Make haste slowly" is not only a good adage but it is also something we ought to use more in our daily lives, for by so doing we would avoid many mistakes that take valuable time to eradicate. We have drifted into this vein of thinking owing to reflections about the two cent fare legislation that has been enacted by so many state legislatures during the past few months. When Indiana was wrought up over the question of two cent fare per mile on the railroads the Palladium believed in it and ad vocated it and we did our share to wards helping the two cent fare bill through the general assembly. Yet if we had it to do over again we would rather see the two cent fare bill defeated provided the following program could be carried out. At this time the entire country is wrought up over the great number of dreadful accidents that occur every day or so on our railroads and are de manding means to remedy the cause for them. Wisconsin, which recently passed a two cent fare bill, had a bill pass one house providing that the di rectors of any railroad in that state could be held on the charge of man slaughter for a fatal wreck on their railroad. There Is no fairness about that measure and it is a good thing it was defeated. Suppose the engi neer had disobeyed his orders or mis taken them. Should the directors be tried for manslaughter because that engineer's disobedience or careless ness caused a fatal wreck? Manifest ly, no. But the directors responsibil ity should be determined by whether or not they provide proper safety pre cautions for the trains on their load and whether they have strongly built cars that will not smash to kindling wood In a wreck or collision. And there is where we feel our leg islators made a mistake in going after the railroads with the two cent fare club. Reducing the passenger reven ues of practically all railroads by one third, how can we expect the rall Toads to heed our demands for proper safety appliances and better built cars for the citizens who can not afford to ride in Pullman cars? And by far the most important Improvement that is needed on our railroads is better built cars. The average citizen can not afford to ride in a Pullman car and is carried in a car that is no more fit to stand the shock of a col lision than an egg shell. Realizing this how much better it would have been for all of us if instead of urging on our state representatives and sen ators to pass the two cent fare bill, we had through them given the rail roads to understand that we would not reduce their passenger receipts one third but we would insist that one third of the passenger receipts be spent to eliminate grade crossings, to provide proper safety appliances and to replace the present egg shell day coaches with cars as strongly built as the Pullman coaches. Had we done that the wreck of the future, and we must all admit that any age without the possibility of a railroad wreck would be too decidedly Utopian to be true or possible, would not only be a rare occurrance but would also be far J less terrible than the wreck of today. So it is easy to see where we made haste too hastily in lopping off one third of the passenger revenues of the railroads by only allowing them to charge two cents a mile instead of three cents. We have succeeded in obtaining cheaper transportation but at the same time we have placed the railroads in a position where they are less able than ever before to provide us with better built cars and more Bafety appliances. It is not too late to remedy this mistake. The state legislatures can undo their recent en actments and allow the railroads to charge three cents per mile for pas senger transportation and at the same time provide by law that one cent per mile for every passenger carried should go for the improvements we have mentioned above. TO PUMP A GREAT SEA DRY. Little Holland, with its 5,000,000 peo-; pie living safely behind their wave washed dykes, Is about to make a new conquest from its old enemy, the ocean, writes Emmett Campbell Hall In The Technical World Magazine for Novem ber. Already Dutch engineers have begun the tremendous task which will result in turning the Zuder Zee into 1,400 square miles of dry land. Where of old the great Dutch war fleets gath ered, where now four thousand fisher men sink their nets, there will rise happy villages, broad pastures, poplar bordered roads and sleepy canals new farms and homes for 50,000 Dutchmen. The task to be undertaken is a tre mendous one. It will cost nearly $70, 000,000. In return the government ex pects to secure annual rentals of more than $5,000,000 from those who occupy and till the hard won land. The Zuyder Zee has occupied a moit prominent place in Dutch history. On Its shores are the ancient towns of Medembllk, Hoorn, Harderwyck, Nor den and Enkhuizen, under whose walls the Dutch fleets used ta lie at anchor in the days when Holland disputed with England the supremacy of the Beas. It seems peculiarly appropriate now that Ho'fnd has turned from the ways of war to' the paths of peace, that she should win in a great fight with tae sea a fight that has continued throughout hundreds of years attain ing victory only by ceaseless vigilance and fierce endeavor. And yet one can not but experience a feeling of regret that those ancient cities, which, though nations rose and fell, made good the circles of their battered ramparts, de fying alike the power of the sea and the might of spain, should become qui et inland towns, far removed from the roar of the breakers against the dykes. The above is but the opening of a beautifully Illustrated article of inter est and importance, well worth the price of the magazine to any reader. MASONIC CALENDAR. Oct. 21 Richmond Commandery, No. 8, K. T. Special Conclave for work In Red Cross. Four candidates. Houses In Berlin are numbered in luminous paint. COMMON-SENSE SOLUTION OF CRIMINAL NEGRO PROBLEM. From "The Negro and the South," by John Sharp Williams, in the November Metropolitan Magazine. These thoughts suggest some sort of common-sense remedies of the negro question upon the criminal side, prin cipally in the nature of preventives. In the first place, they suggest the rigid enforcement or vagrant laws and the strengthening of existing vagrant laws by new laws, wherever, in justice and right, they need strengthening. In the second place, they sug 3st a closing of all low dives and brothels where the vagrant, tramp, and idle negroes con sort, and where their imaginations they being peculiarly a race of imagi nation and emotion are inflamed by Trhisky, cocaine and lewd pictures. It must be remembered that that which would not inflame the imagination of a white man will have that effect upon the tropical, emotional nature of the darky. In the first place. I suggest that we ought, like Canada and Cape Colony, to have mounted rural police or con stabulary, whose duty it would be to patrol the country districts day and night. They would, to a certain ex tent, take the place of the patrols the Southern States used to have. We would, of course, find some inconven iences in that. The white man hates to be held up on the road to give an account of himself, where he lives and whither he is going, but we must sac rifice something to meet the peculiar conditions under which we live. Put ting up with that 6ort of inconven iences is but a slight sacrifice to mak?, in order to remove the sense of fear and to give an assurance of safety to our women, sometimes alone and un protected in their houses, while the husband and father is in the field, gone for the doctor or otherwise necessarily absent. Above all things, we must show common sense and courage an l as much moderation as possible, in dealing with each happening as it aris es. BANKS THAT ARE TRUST COM PANIES. In New York we have banks that are called banks and banks that are called trust companies, the difference lying in a more liberal attitude of the law toward the banks that are called trust companies. Many trust comapn ies have been organized in the last twenty years, and some of them have had historic careers. One, called the State Trust Company, was founded in 1S90 by Mr. Willis S. Paine, as a kind of collateral enterprise of the Ameri can Surety Company, of which Mr. Paine was a director. The business of the American Surety Company be ing chiefly to bond employes and to indemnify employers, the premiums from its policies constantly produced for it a considerable stream of ready money. Now to have ready money in stead of credits to handle is a great thing In the Wall Street game. One that has control of the investing of much ready money con do well and lawfully although the money be not Tl -. 1 1 . I American Surety Company thought it was a great deal better to invest the premium money than to have it in a bank subject to somebody else's in vesting. But the law rigidly restricts the investing of insurance funds by In surance companies. Hence the utili ty of a trust company that Is really a branch of the insurance company but operates under another name an ad vantage thoroughly appreciated by the big life-insurance companies in the palmy days before 1905. Charles Ed ward Russell, in the November Everybody's. HE great strictly modern home-furnishing concern the store that meets every requirement of the people that tenders the most heloful service Clives the most npnprnnu treatment and is the most liberal tinder nnv and all circumstances- is charac teristic of Our Convenient Part Payment Plan the broad, liberal policies of this store. The plan represents pro gress, advancement, merit. It provides the most generous credit and grants the greatest freedom to customers in meeting their obligations. It is confidential, simple and far-reaching in its benefits. You can buy freely at Hassenbusch's, with the feeling that your best interests will be served and that entire satisfac tion will be given to you. "IRfl S TIH3E KII3USCIHI 13 IFLETE UTFflT95 -t;i -OO CASIi, sec a Week buys a ed Davenport r polished, upholstered In (h ( Q T O i. Opens to lull size bed. 7ft jtJ m 0 Like cut. The frame Is made irom solid oak, beautifully llnlshed ml highly polished, upholstered In nil shades of verona, Worth $33.00 ; now Fuel savl g, handsome, eyerlatting. This is the highest g "3e ctove sold. Ccme in and exam ine our line before ycu buy. From $4 to S3 is what we will eave you on one of these ) ft j W ; ! Zrr- -ry 1 - mt C77W1 I .' ill 1 mt if --f V .-- TIT " like cut, made cf solid ok throuoho'-'t, new p?,icnt spring?, easily remcvsble, giving fsrpla room for ivcttresc. be clothir.g, e'e; nsw e'.jls iron los. you:"c cn ca:y torms fcr STEEL E3Afs5CaE3 Large size, 6 holes, large oven, high clos et, guaranteed make, for only - S23.7S Now for on a of thso U3olu KITCHEN CABLETS r -- --- 'v-vf' i $3.85 Contains two extra large flour bins of 50 pou.. capacity, rnae of extra heavy tin, one being di vided. The drawer is plenty large enough, and the same may be said of the kneading board. Frame of Cabinet made of choicest seasoned kiln dried oak, and is finished in the prevailing "Golden" color. fV l ;i'k,f v v '- i .7 A T'.ztt irrttllr-snt '-vurzz v.ot,!.l confine a were'erful "vch-e" lika this to ecth purchases only. Ycu tray pur . a r.ny cf i: -ro :.t;vss, p.-yir.g Lvt a trifle tio.vn and the baUr.ce will be arr, z J in vj e : nents c." it. CO. a bs&rs yeoiv! label The Union L-bel will fce fcur.d pasted on every sieve. It's a Union Stove and is therefore gc;c.j 'DESCRIPTION OF THE OAK The "Oak" S 3vec ?re of perfect proportions, elegsnt decign, and have the most showy r.r.d eisiiorate or .mer.t-ticn. Unjsual lavish expenditure has been mads in its handsome nlcki! c-'ecsrstio s rnd every "Oak" stove is carefully mounted and closely fitted. It has large feed doors, mi bread ring fender, and a cam darr.ber in ash pit door, insuring perfect ccntrci of dra.L. it has a very low ash pit, bringing heat near floor. 505 and 507 STREE -1 FORUM OF THE PEOPLE OPEN TO ALL. No person that keeps the food canal clean and healthy can have appendi citis. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea Cieans the food canal and protects you from disease. 3o cents, Tea or Tab leas. A. G. Luken & Co. t Have you noticed the improved serv ice to Chicago via the C. C. & L! Through sleeper leaves Richmond at 11:15 P. M. dally, arrives in Chicago at 7:00 A. M. Try it. apr6-tf SHOULD BE PREVENTED. Editor Palladium: Friday noon while transferring to a Falrview 6treet car at Eighth and Main street, a young woman was al most run down by an automobile run ning beyond the limit and the oc cupant went right on and paid no at tention. A crowd of frightened peo ple were surprised that she was not killed. Steps should be taken to pre vent such accidents. A READER. OBITUARY. WATSON PASSES THROUGH. Congressman Watson stepped off a Grand Rapids and Indiana train at the Pennsylvania station early Saturday morning, making connections for In dianapolis. He was at Ft. Wayne, Fri day night where he spoke. C, C. & I ticket agent will sell yo sleeping car tickets to Cnlcago for their -11:15 P. M. train. Call on him.' apr6-U Is Xfc e Stomach Dispensable f An operation for tta removal of tbo stomach in a Chicago hospital recently, promoted dis cussion amonsr the targeoa whether the stom ach could be removed and the patient be none he worse for it. Before the discussion bad wei: lied out, the patient had died. It demonstrated ie could not live without his stomach. To keep be stomach in (rood condition, and cure consti ction. indigestion, etc., use the great herb l&xa ive compound. Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin idruggisu sell it at SO cents and Si a bottte. Melvina Commons, daughter of Jon athan and Mary Ann Commons was born in Franklin township, Wayne county, Ind., March 22, 1S41. Depart ed this life October 7, 1907. Aged W years, 6 months and 15 days. She grew up to womanhood in this commu nity and was united to John V. Blose in marriage May 9, 1S61. To this un ion was born three children, William H., Cora B., and Frank E., all of whom survive. She was of a family, who were the pioneers of his community and one which is well known to all the older citizens. She united with the M. E. church In early womanhood and lived a consistent christian life and was ever ready to give a cheering word or a helping hand to the needy. She bore her afflictions, which were se vere at times, with patience and chris tian fortitude and was ever watchful lest she was a care to the loving hands who ministered to her. She was of a jovial and cheerful disposition, look ing on the sunny side of life which en deared her to neighbors and associates. She was a kind and loving wife and mother. She has written her history. It is finished. She has passed into '"the great beyond" buoyed and sustain ed by an unbounded faith In "Him that doeth all things well." THREE ANNIVERSARIES m WITHIN ft YEAR Turner Family Has an Unusual Distinction. GOLDEN WEDDING REACHED Stella How do yon know she re membered your birthday? Bella By the ostentatious way sh forgot it. New Tork Sun. A rather remarkable coincidence has taken place in the family of Leslie Turner, of North Twenty-first street, this year. Mr. and Mrs. Turner cele brated their silver wedding anniversa ry a short time ago; Mr. and Mrs. Leonidus Turner of Marysville, O., father and mother of Mr. Turner, re cently celebrated their golden wedding at the home of their son in this city; and Lee Turner, son of Mr. and Leslie Turner, was married to Mis3 Josephine Powell of Boston, last spring. The occurrence of a marriage and the cele bration of a silver anniversary and of a golden anniversary within a year is a distinction that Is seldom experienced. Leaving Richmond 11:15 p. m. via C, C. & L. lands you In Chicago at 7:00 a. m. Through sleepers and coaches. Too will like IL aprC-tl When You Look Into the Question of buying coal for consumption during the Winter you want to be sure you are going to get good coal; coal that throws out plenty of heat, and the only way to obtain such conditions is to buy the best. We have our yards filled with high grade, well screened coal that will not disappoint you after your bin Is filled. 0. D. BULLERDICK 529 S. 5th St. Phone 1235. CREAM TO WHIP BAKED HAM (Cooked Done) HOME MADE BREAD. POTATO CHIPS Phone 292. HADLEY BROS. to the problem of placing funds where they will be safe is the abil ity to Judge between reliable In vestments, and doubtful speculative ones. An investment yielding a reason able amount of Interest with the principal absolutely safe is more to be desired than one paying a high er rate of interest on a principal whose value Is fluctuating or inse cure. A savings account or a certifi cate of deposit In the Richmond Is a GOOD INVESTMENT. Depos its are secured by capital and sur plus of $275,000.00.