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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUX-TE LEGRAM, SUNDAY. APRIL 5, 190S.
PAGE SEVEN.
SHIPPERS DESIRE
FREIGHT SERVICE
Members of Local Post T. P.
A. Desirous That Difficul
ties Be Adjusted.
COMMITTEE IS AT WORK.
HOPES TO BRING ABOUT A SET
TLEMENT OF DIFFICULTIES BE
TWEEN CITY AND T. H., I. &
E. LINE.
The committee on lnter
urban freight service ap
pointed by President Le
bo, consists of the follow
ing named gentlemen: II.
C. Starr, chairman, Adam
H. Bartel, W. S3. Clendenin, .1. Y.
Poundstone, W. II. Quigg and M. L.
Hasty. It la to be hoped that this
committee can accomplish the desir
ed result of getting the difficulties ex
isting between the city and the i Tac
tion company adjusted, so that immed
iate freight service can be given to the
suffering shippers of Richmond.
This it Is believed, could be accom
plished without jeopardizing the posi
tion taken by the city in the matter,
and without inconvenience to tho in
terurban Interests. The membership
of Post C. comprised as it Is of trav
eling men, manufacturers and jobbers,
all of which are large patrons or the
interurban company, are very anxious
that the difficulties be settled satis
factorily and if it is necessary to await
the decision of the court they hope
that temporary arrangements can be
made to resume the freight service.
It would appear that it is possible
that a great many people do not real
ize the importance of interurban
freight facilities. Steam road deliver
ies are slow in comparison to Interur
ban, und in Indiana the following
cities can be reached outside of points
between Richmond and Indianapolis
by interurban at steam road rates,
with next day deliveries: Edinburg,
Columbus, Seymour, Flat Rock, Shel
byvllle, Greensburg, Rushville, Con
nersvllle, Wabash, Marlon, Summit
ville, Falrmount, Alexandria, Ander
son, Daleville, Chesterfield, Muncie,
Kokomo, Arcadia, Tipton, Noblesville,
Danville, Green Castle, Brazil, Craw
fordsville, Martinsville, Bloomington,
There are a number of other towns
that it is impossible to reach by .Ueam
roads, that can be reached by Interur
ban at steam road rates, with next
day delivery of goods. f
If Richmond had freight service ov
er the Dayton and Western, shippers
would be able to reach all point be
tween Richmond and Dayton, all
points from Dayton to Toledo, from
Dayton to Xeniar from Dayton to
Springfield and from Dayton to Cin
cinnati, with next day deliveries at
steam road rates. In fact a little bit
of Investigation discloses that inter
urban freight facilities are a wonder
ful advantage to shippers who make
local shipments that require quick de
liveries. Every member of Post C seems to
have had a pleasant time at the smok
er last Saturday evening and no re
grets are heard that the Post decided
to give a second smoker.
The music given by the combined
orchestra of the high school and Oar
field was certainly fine and did great
credit to 4he youig gentlemen, who so
kindly lent their efforts on this occa
sion, and Post C certainly appreciates
what they did and a sincere vote of
thanks will be extended to them at
the next meeting.
The luncheon as usual did credit
to that committee and the speeches
given by Mr. Freeman, Mr. Goidon
and Mr. Huey were thoroughly ap
preciated and well taken.
We believe that these affairs more
than ever demonstrated the advantage
of every eligible person in our city
becoming a member of the Travelers
Protective association. The work that
the T. P. A. has accomplished along
various lines Is greatly to be com
mended ajid of vast importance to the
people in the community in which
they are located. The protection that
the insurance feature offers is a mat
ter of consideration and the social side
of T. P. A. life is another important
feature that should not be overlooked.
Any person, whose business is of such
a nature as to permit them to be a
member of this grand organization
ought to become one.
It is currently reported that a few
of the young "old boys" became so
interested last Saturday night that
they almost forgot to go home, and
some explanation to the other side
of the house was necessary in ord?r to
have it understood why T. P. A. smok
ers were so long drawn out.
Ross Bowman is the proud possess
or of a pair of "burnsides." Far he
it from us to in any way eriiisizo
Ross efforts, as we think the courage
he displays is to be commended, but
we sincerely trust that time w ill unite
his efforts in such a way as to not do
tract anything from his good looks.
A little "fertilizer" was suggested but
that is merely a matter of opinion.
Every member of Post C should con
stitute himself a committee of one to
try and get one new member before
the 10th of this month.
Horace C. Starr. D. L. Mather, T. C.
Harrington and several other mem
bers of Post C attended the republican
convention at Indianapolis last week.
J. M. Lewis was in Indianapolis Fri
day, making a visit to his home.
It is the desir? of the membership
'that a good delegation go to West Ba
den. It is an excellent trip and one
that you will thoroughly enjoy. Please
make up your mind to accompany the
post to the state convention and re
port the fact to Marcus Hasty, secre
tary. V. H. Q.
Candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
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AT LAST IT HEEDS!
Congress Giving Postal Sav
ings Banks Consideration.
HAVE BEEN THINKING.
V Ii K N a: M' T U ii N AN,
Of Andui'aoa.
ROBKI J. AJUii. Qi' lii-OOiUNGTOX-
Coui'iesy of the Indianapolis News.
WALKS F
E
TO CALIFORNIA
Has Walked 58,000 Miles in
Fourteen Years.
The Business College.
Nashville, Tenn., April 4. "Dakota
Bob," otherwise Robert McCleary, is
walking from Maine to California up
on a wager, and expects to see the
Pacific in July. In the past fourteen
years he has walked 58,000 miles and
has gathered many medals. He won
trophies in America, England, Aus
tralia, France and other countries.
He has visited every state in the
Union, fought Indians and served as a
scout under General Kelson Miles in
the West In 18S0, acted as guard for
cattle ranchers in the Northwest dur
ing the days of the war between
ranchmen and "rustlers," rode in the
famous pony express, and lastly has
journeyed over the European continent
giving exhibitions.
He is a great friend of President
Rcosevelt and when In Washington
called to see him.
INDUSTRIAL COHGIJESS
T
An Effort to Unite Various
Interests.
Chicago, April -I. A general call has
been made for an industrial congress in
Chicago next Monday, at which an at
tempt will be made to unite in an in
dependent federation the Western Fed
eration of Miners, the United Miners
of America and Brewery Workers
Lithographers and Wood Workers' un
ions. The call is signed by W. D.
Haywood. C. E. Mahoney, James Kir
win, Robt. Randal. J. C. Downey. J. W.
Callahan, Roderick MacKinzie and Er
nest Mills.
Mr. C. W. Isenbarger has been in
Muncie and surrounding towns looking
after the interests of the Indiana Bus
iness college for the past three days.
He, accompanied by Isenbarger. ex
pect to upend Sunday with her parents
who live at Modoc.
Katherine Flanagan, who has been
in school for the past six months, left
this week for her home in New York
City, where she expects to take a posi
tion. Miss Emma McDonald, who has re
cently taken a position with a firm
in Elwood, reports that she enjoys her
work very much. She is getting along
nicely in her new position and she has
the best wishes of her many friends
here.
The Indiana Business college has fill
ed SI positions during the past three
weeks.
John Heller left Friday for his home
! in Penville. Ind.. where he expects to
remain a few days with his parents,
looking after some business interests
at Portland.
Grace McKalin has accepted a posi
tion of general office work with Gar
ver and Meyer in this city.
Miss Elsie Beeler spent Wednesday
and Thursday visiting friends in In
dianapolis. Ernestine Giab has aceepied a posi
tion with Hand V Son in Shelby ville.
Ind. We are glad to have her take a
position so near her home and wish her
every success in her new undertaking.
A number of students took their
final examination in spelling Friday.
Nellie Jenkins and Kern Williams
entered school last Monday.
Robert Wilson says that Mr. Albert -zart
expects to raise chickens during
his spare time this summer.
Lawrence Haworth, who has been in
school during the winter, but has gone
to his home to do his spring work on
the farm, called at the college Satur
day morning and left some work which
he has been doing the past week.
PROSPECTS GOOD
FOR HIGH PRICES
Meat Consumers Will Be Affected.
l!u in; or Selling f
It is told of the son of a horse dealer,
a sharp lad, when once unexpectedly
called uikhi by bis father to mount a
horse and exhibit its pa-es. the little
fellow whispered the question In order
to regulate how he should ride, "Are
you buying or selling?" Tit-Bits.
LIKENED MUCH TO
"GO TO FATHER"
Williams Grows Funny Over
Situation.
Washington, April 4. John Sharp
Williams, the Democratic House lead
er of the filibusters, after declaring
that when the Republicans were asked
to pass measures "demanded every
where," they cried. "After Election."
He said it reminded him of the follow
ing verse:
When I asked my girl to marry me,
she said:
"Go to father."
She knew that I knew her father was
dead;
She knew that I knew what a life he
had led;
She knew that I knew what she meant
when she said:
"Go to father."
Chicago, 111., April 4. High prices
for beefsteaks and pork chops have fol
lowed the high prices for corn and hay
which flooded the live stock market
here and elsewhere through January j
and February. The farmers received
high prices for grain and low prices for
cattle and hogs, and now the house
holder is paying higher and higher
prices for his meats. This, curiously
enough, applies to hams cut from low
priced hogs. The receipts of livestock
now have become so light that the rise
in fresh meat is explained. The cat
tle which should have been kept back
and fattened on good feed for April
and May consumption came here in
January. This condition probably will
'.ontinue and prices will go higher yet
before the movement of range cattle
commences, or until present stocks of
half fed steers in Iowa, Illinois and
Kansas are fattened and sent here. ,
This spring there will be an advance
in rents, milk and meats to keep city 1
people from East street, but the hen
is doing nobly to provide and eggs are I
down to the lowest mark known in
many months.
Ii e if i n n f ii k Over.
"Did I hear you say, old chap, that
marriage has made a new man of
ou?"
"That's right."
"Then that wipes out that ten I owe
you. Now lend me five, will you?"
Milwaukee Sentinel.
Washington. April 4. The Presi
dent's reeoiumenIa;ion in his recent
special message that Congress at this
session authorize the opening of post
al savings banks is receiving the con
sideration of the Republican leaders
in the two houses. Early in the ses
sion a decision was reached not to
consider ajiy of the postal savings
bank bills at this time, but the new
appeal of the President, taken in con
nection with other arguments in fav
or of legislation which have been put
forth, has induced the leaders to con
sider whether, after all, it might not
be wise to take up the subject. With
in the last few days this argument
in favor of postal savings banks has
been advanced. It is now certain
that if any financial legislation goes
through Congress it will be represent
ed by the Aldrich bill, which is con
ceded to be a rich man's bilL
enna
acts fcatlyot prompt
ly ontke bovv els, cleanses
fhe system ojjectuaUy,
assists otio m overcoming
habitual
Th Duelist's Discass.
Dr. Peau, a Paris physician, was
calltiil as a physician to attend a duel.
One of the adversaries was so coward
ly that he ran away after the first shot,
unhurt. The four seconds, the remain
lng combatant and the doctor stood
looking at each other with' embarrass
ment and discomfiture when Dr. Peau
broko tho silence by saying gravely. "I
know the disease that has suddenly at
tacked this gentleman." And. taking
out his pencil and paper. 4ie drew up a
report as follows: "At the first shot Mr.
X. was taken with a sudden attack of
tachypodia that would not yield to
treatment. The seconds, therefore, on
consultation with the physician, stop
red the duel." Thus "honor" was
aved.
consunauon
permanently. To et Its
beneficial ejjects buy
the demnno.
hlunujacturc! by tKe
CALIFORNIA,
Fig Syrup Co.
SOLO BY LEADING ORUCClSTVSOBCTTlt-
CO-EDS IN DEBATE
Earlham Lassies to Clash With
Otterbein Next Thursday.
fT WILL BE A TALK FEST.
C. W. Morgan was in Dayton, Thursday.
Becky:
Gold Medal Flour for me.
Libbie.
The girls" debating team at Earlham
will meet a girls' team from Otterbeio
university, in the chapel at Earlham.
next Thursday night to discuss the
question: "Resolve!. That Immigra
tion to the United States should be
further restricted by an educational
test." The Earlham team will con.
sist of Jeannette Fenlmore, captain;
Marjorie Hill and Elizabeth Holloday.
Prof. Trueblood stated that the girla
would accomplish more in their debate
than the boys did. Much encourage
ment has been extended to the girls by
the entire school and a lively serin,
mage is expected.
rrriTTTATn n tk TATrTnrnifirrn
FIFTEEN BABIES
BORN EVERY HOUR
Record Broken in the Birth of
Babies.
New York, April 4. Fifteen babies
are born in New York every hour, ac
cording to the report of Dr. Darling
ton, health commissioner. A total of
3Lt.V( babies were born in the five bur
oughs between Jan. 1 and April 1,
1!!UN. This is the largest number in
the city's history, and greater by
aoI. than in the same period last year.
Slioo Huckles.
When Evander Perry Wall, king of
the dudes for twelve years and really
the most inconspicuous man about
town, because he was homely of face
and a very bad dresser, besides being
rather short and blotchy, undertook to
reintroduce shoe buckles he made his
first big failure as the sartorial dic
tator of our "jeuuesse doree." I think
it was poor Al Claggett who said:
"Why, Berry, you make a fool of your
self. Shoe buckles go with long stock
ings and knee pants. You can't wear
'em with socks and trousers. They In
terfere with the set of the trousers
around the feet. Then, of course,
you've got to have a low cruartered
shoe. Cut It out, Berry, cut It out."
Wall Immediately quit. New York
Press.
WHY DON'T MEN
LET GIRLS BE
$50 HAT NOT A
HOUSEHOLD EXPENSE
Twelve Jurors Render a Verdict.
With This Mew York Girl, Then
Tried to Suicide.
Chicago, April 4. Twelve jurors, in
cluding three bachelors, have decided
in Judge Newcomer's court that $50
hats are excluded from the necessary
household expenses for which a hus
band in moderate circumstances legal
ly may be held liable when incurred
by his wife without his approval.
New York, April 4. "Why won't the
men in New York let a girl be good
when she wants to? No matter how
hard she tries to avoid them they make
life unbearable." said Miss Genevieve
D. Jones of 441 Manhattan avenue,
who attempted to commit suicide by
drinking poison.
But for the fact that . Miss Jones's
brother-in-law, Richard Golding, a pa-
j trolman attached to the Thirty-seventh
street station was present when she
swallowed the drug, It would have
poved fatal.
Wearlnsr Glnnaes.
Wearing glasses need not be perma
nent. If the first hint of derangement
in the' eyes is heeded a short time
spent under the direction of an oculist
will safely tide over the difficulty. It
is most restful to close the eyes fre
quently for a few minutes. This rest
does them great good. Particularly
should this be done in trains and street
cars. Many a headache and smarting
pain may thus be saved. Traveling in
public conveyances is exceedingly
hard on the eyes, even for those that
are strong and perfect The gaze
should be confined to the interior of the
car. Looking out of the windows to
the rapidly changing scenery is a
great strain. Philadelphia Ledger.
"Hello, old man. Haven't seen any- 1
thing of you since you gat married. ;
How- goes it?'' j
"Thanks, fairly well. But marriage
Is a costly job: If you only knew what
the dressmakers charge!"
"So I suppose you regret it?'
"Oh. no. I married a dressmaker."
Meggendorfer Blatter.
Fm EDoflHy Faivoirfille Raunijjje
Mow EmMo
MISS HELEN HAWKINS, 127 S. 9th St. declared the win
ner, having received a total ot 2,269 votes, against her
nearest opponent, Miss Harriet Thomas, 726 S. 12th St.,
whose total vote was 2,214. The contest was very close,
the winner receiving only 55 votes more than opponent
A Total of 16,175 Votes Was Cast.
The greatest voting contest ever" known in Richmond.
The contest was interesting trom the start until the finish,
and until the very last it was not known which one of
the little contestants would win. This is how the final
vote stood declaring Miss Hawkins winner.
Position. Name.
Address.
Votes
1
In After Yearn.
Smith When Green was courting!
j that young widow a couple of year'-,
j ago he declared be couldn't live with-
I out her. Jones And did ho marry her? i
1 Smith Yes. And now he Is trying t
get a divorce on the grounds that :'
Impossible, to live with her. Exchar.S
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3
4
5
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7
8
9
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11
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15
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19
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25
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Helen Hawkins 127 S. 9th street 21V.9
Harriet Thomas "-'" S. 12th street 2214
Gertrude Adams Fountain City VJHH
Rhea Porter .... HI 4 N. B street 112
Corine Essenmacher 15 N. Sth street !KM)
Mattie E. Bryant N. Mh and Davis Division 851
Nellie Lough 422 Pearl street 77
Anna Dallas 25 N. 5th street W2
Thelma Darby 515 N. IGth street r7G
Lucile Richardson 29 S. 19th street 521
Elsie Kramer A, 124 S. I street 4-S5
Edith Wlckemeyer .'" S. 3rd street 450
Ruth Morlarity 105 N. 2th street 428
Louise Horr N. H street 42i
Mary Converse 25 S. 19th street 421
Helen Scott Cambridge City 355
Bessie White 307 S. W. 3rd street 244
Rhoda Thorn burg Greensfork 230
Mildred Osborne 124 S. 8th street 230
Corine Davis Greensfork 173
Margaurite Elleman 219 S. 12th street 173
Margaret Carroll ".29 N. D street 14
Lorette Issen 115 Randolph street 123
Florence Rowe H30 Hunt street 121
Louise Brown 52 N. 22nd street 11;
Ellen McCarthy ". 2'th and S. A streets
Mary Schneider 22; S. !h -street lol
Emma Burris 35 N. 3rd street 84
Ella V. Brown 52i N. '"'nd street S3
Marcella Kelley 29 S. ;th street 18
Bessie Buell 2':27 N. F street t;i
E. Demarias Hems 21 N. 7th street 42
Charlotte Lamb lir5 Sheridan street 37
Mary Bayer 21 S. sth street 33
Clesta Devers fc2 N. loth street 29
Alice Carter R. R. No. S, Bd 75 28
Bessie Curry Ill N. 2nd 27
CUa Deal W. 5th street 17
Votes .
j Buick Automobiles to suit all
! sized families and nocket-
1 books.
3-3t
The Musical . D.
The professor was complimenting the
riolin virtuoso on the excellence of his
playiug.
"By the way, he said, "do you play
the 'Doctor of Divinity?"
"That is a piece I have never heard
of," answered the violinist
"Never heard of It!" exclaimed tie
professor. "Fiddle D. D.r Chicago
Tiibuu.
American Kid
5c CIGAR.
It's all in the Blend. These Cigars
are better than they look.
Ask your dealer.
ED. A. FELTMAN,
MAKER.
609 Main Street.
Scattering votes 2;
Total number of votes cast " 10175
Tellers Ed. Thompson, Win. Widup. Judge S. R. Malls
Mr. Johnson thanks all the little girls for the way they
worked for the little stove and the interest manifested at
all times.
The Petteir Jotasoini Co0
Main Street.
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