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THIS Kll'HMUXD PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM, TUESDAY, NOV. 4, 1913
The Richmond Palladium
Published Every Evening Except Sunday, by
Palladium Printing Co.
Masonic Building. Ninth and North A Streets.
R. G. Leeds, Editor. .E. H. Harris, Mgr.
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ond Class Mall Matter.
Of the many municipal elections being de
cided today at least three have attracted atten
tion from the county at large New York, Phila
delphia and Cincinnati.
That the whole nation should watch with
eager expectancy the fight in some one town is
indicative of the position now occupied in the
United States by the city. Some years ago few
cared how municipal elections might turn out
because they had little or no effect on state
and national politics. Our population then was
almost entirely rural. Farmers wielded the
whip and held the balance of power. Today the
nation is more than half citified. With the shift
ing of a majority to the towns the center of grav
itation in politics has necessarily changed.
It is also significant that a large number of
municipal struggles are being fought out over
non-political issues. The feeling grows that na
tional parties have no right to control local af
fairs. Where the issues concern the North or
the South, or large territories, or the country in
its entfrety, party politics are inevitable but there
is no possible reason for party politics deciding
whether a town should have an efficient mayor,
or the streets be paved, or garbage promptly cart
This is plainly the issue in Cincinnati's warm
contest where Mayor Hunt is today doing battle
for re-election. This remarkable young execu
tive has made an enviable record for efficiency
and has marked an epoch in the Queen City's
rather unfortunate municipal history. The lines
are clearly drawn between the Cox machine with
its long record of 'graft and incompetency and
Mayor Hunt with his admirable record for ef
ficiency, economy and ability.
Similarly, Blankenburg stands squarely on
his record of past success in his appeal to Phila
delphia voters. There, as in Cincinnati, the fight
is not between Republican and Democrat or Pro
gressive, but between those who hanker for the
city's pork barrel, and those who have installed
an efficiency system in the city hall
New York's situation is somewhat of a mix
ture. The Sulzer affair has injected an alien is
sue into the campaign and served to snarl the
lines. Mr. Hearst, as usual, has taken a hand in
the matter and appeals for his Independence par
ty. The Citizens' Committee, in its alliances
with all parties has further complicated the situ
ation. Still, in spite of the complexities, it is every
x where understood that the real fight is between
Tammany Hall and all the rest, what there are
of the rest. Mr. Murphy has revealed his old
time astuteness in selecting Edward McCall as
his candidate. Tammany Hall contains no man
more capable or more generally liked and re
spected than the Judge. Many will be constrain
ed to vote for him in preference to the younger
Mitchel,,(he heads the Fusion ticket) who other
wise would repudiate Tammany in toto. None of
. the parties in the Gotham contest is able to pre
dict the outcome with any degree of confidence,
but the betting seems to give Mitchel the prefer
ence, even granting him a lead of 10,000 votes.
The local contest reveals something of all these
conditions. Here too, the people are ousting a
Tammany Hall, a Tammany Hall which, though
small, has long ruled with Murphy's own meth
ods, and has controlled this community as com
pletely as Murphy has controlled New York. On
the obverse, the contest is also over the issue of
efficiency as in Cincinnati. Here too an aid Cox
like machine has run the city's affairs with queer
antique methods too confused to stand the
searchlight of investigation and analysis. And
here tooa young man, full of life and vigor, de
stined to be Richmond's Mayor Hunt, has step
ped forth to smash the machine forever. That
he is going to do it nobody has the least doubt.
The Mexican Crisis.
As to what should be President Wilson's
next step in regard to the Mexican embroilment
the press of the country has not yet declared it
self, but it is in striking unanimity as to its esti
mate of President's procedure to date. To sum
the whole matter up in a brief sentence, He fail
ed in not formally recognizing Huerta as other
nations did. The argument everywhere put for
ivard is very simple:
The Mexicans, as their own leaders will con
fess, are utterly incapable of self government.
Among them are 10,000,000 illiterate Indians
, who have never cast a ballot, 4,000,000 Mexicans
not much better equipped for the duties of liber
ty, and only about 1,000,000 fitted by education
to participate in election, government, or war.
Df these last only about 100,000 cast ballots in
the Madero election or care or know anything
about the general state of affairs. To ask such
people to choose intelligently their own law and
leaders is to ask the impossible.
Therefore, argue the well informed critics of
the Mexican situation, the only hope for that dis-;
tracted nation is a strong man of Cromwellian
spirit who can manage his people with a rod of
Out of the long imbroglio since Madero's as
sassination there have emerged but two such
men, Huerta and Carranza.
Carranza has styled himself "leader of the
Constitutionalists" and has announced the
slogan "return to constitutionalist government
and down with the dictator." But in the calm
est days of Mexican history since the adoption
of the Constitution in 1857, u has always been
tacitly understood that the Constitution is very
largely a Utopian instrument incapable of appli
cation. Where only one man in a hundred and
fifty is capable of voting or will vote it is mani
festly impossible to give Mexico representative
government. Therefore Carranza is looked up
on as somewhat of a sentimentalist, who, like
Madero before him, promises more than he can
Huerta alone has revealed the true dictator
pbility which promises to give Mexico the one
government for which she is fitted. He emerged
from the trying times of Madero's downfall as
"the strong man" and showed himself capable
of handling the situation; a situation very simi
lar to that confronted by Porfirio Diaz, who
climbed to power in much the same manner.
The situation is such that one or the other
must be accepted as Mexico's ruler. "On the one
side we have President Huerta, the man in pow
er," says the well posted Samuel Salinas, of Hid
algo, "on the other side we have Gen. Carranza,
the man who wants to be in power. As matters
stand we must accept the rule of either of
Of these two, Huerta alone seems to offer
the necessary qualifications. Why, then, did
President Wilson refuse to recognize him? Be
cause of pedantic scruples, say the critics.
Huerta has been compelled to resort to some
what violent and unethical measures to gain his
position just as all other Mexican rulers have
been obliged to do, just as Madero did, who wad
ed through streams of blood to reach the presi
But President Wilson does not take this into
consideration and demands of Mexico what he
might alone demand of a really civilized nation.
He has been unable to look at Mexico's prob
lem from Mexico's point of view, but has ap
proached it as a New Englander, with a New
Englander's prejudices and moral scruples. Be
cause Huerta used violence he has refused to
give him formal recognition.
As a result of this Huerta has been unable
to negotiate the loans which can make possible
his rule. With bankrupt treasuries, with famine
and lack of pestilence in many states, with a
decimated army, and with every department of
government demoralized he has been unable to
quell the numerous insurrections which spring,
up over night in every direction.
It is for this the better class of Mexican citi
zens have so hotly resented President Wilson's
course of action. His uncalled for refusal to
recognize Huerta has tied the dictator's hand
and left Mexico the prey of the bandit and the
depredator, they aver.
Unable to finance his government and there
fore to build up an efficient army Huerta has
found himself in hot water, but still has remain
ed determined to bluff it out. His control of the
recent election and the summary way he broke
up the House of Deputies are parts of this same
bluff. Whether, in spite of Wilson's refusal of
recognition, he will be able to carry out his bluff
is the great question which time alone can ans
wer. All this, as we said, is agreed to by nearly
every critic of the Mexican situation, but as to
what should be President Wilson's next step
none is willing to say. That too, it seems, must
be left to time.
PLAN OP EDUCATION
WASTES TWO YEARS
U. S. Bureau Proposes That
Six Years Be Assigned to
Well Known Armv Girl to Wed
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Craig will talk on innorulating hog
with the cholera serum. Lecture will
bo given at Boston, Grensfork. Cer.
tervllle and Milton.
Egypt's public debt now amounts to
$430,534,014. almost entirely foreign
AKS DOCTORS TO
Rev. Huber's Extraordinary Record.
Rev. Conrad Huber, honored Sunday at St.
Paul's Lutheran church by a celebration of his
twentieth anniversary in its pastorate, has a
most extraordinary record of pastoral activities.
During twenty years he has averaged per year
no less than 145 addresses. Those who have pre
pared for public speaking and know something
of its ardousness will understand what labors are
here indicated. He has averaged 84 meetings
each year with his classes in the catechism. He
has attended 285 meetings of various kinds each
year. And he has made an average of 755 pas
toral calls. Besides these strictly ecclesiastical
duties Rev. Huber has taken his place in the ac
tive citizenship movements of Richmond and has
been ever at hand where most needed.
No other man in Richmond can show a record
of greater faithfulness and hard labor than this.
It is remarkable. Every person, whatever view
of theological questions may be entertained, will
congratulate Rev. Huber on his labors, so long
sustained and so noble, and the church in its good
fortune in possessing so able and conscientious a
Before she is married a woman's idea of triumph is
a man. After marriage her notion of great achievement
is to get him to go to church.
MIGHT LET HIM STAY IN TROY.
Troy Record. j
There is a possibility that Huerta may yet wish that j
he had not been so cross with Uncle Sam: he may want
to visit these shores In a great hurry shortly. j
j That there is a waste of at least two
! years in the present plan of Ameri
1 can education, is the conclusion
; reached by a committee of prominent ;
educators in a report on Economy I
I of Time in Education-' just issued b"v i
: the I'nited States Bureau of Educa-!
' , . t
l This conclusion follows an jnvesti-1
I gation lasting nearly 10 years by a!
committee of the National Education
Association, of which President James
H. Baker, of the I'niversitv nf rw
j rado, is chairman. The committee
has endeavored to form a plan that
I would do away with the two-year loss.
They propose that six years be as
! signed to the elementary school in
j sead of eight as at present; that the
j high school period be frontage 12 to
j IS, divided into two parts, of four and
j two years each; that college work ex
I tend from IS to 2u, or 16 to 20. accord-
ing to the method of distributing the
last two secondary years; and that
graduate or professional work at a
university cover the years from 20
to 24. This would enable boys and
girls to get ample vocational training
after the age of 12; it would enable
those who go on to college to get
through their college work at the age
of 20; and it would save the profes
sional man from having to wait until
27 to start his professional career.
The report insists that the present
elementary course is too long: that
the ground now covered in eight years
can be covered just as efficiently in
6, allowing secondary work to begin at ;
iue age or twelve, to save on ele
mentary schooling they urge: "Choose
the most important subjects and the
most important topics; make a dis
tinction between first-rate facts and
principles and tenth-rate. Confine the
period of elementary education to
mastering the tools of education. In
clude the last two years of the pres- lodge No
ent elementary school in the period meeting. ! week under the direction of County
or secondary education and begin the Wednesday, November 5 eoo , Agricultural Agent Cobb will be post
study of foreign language, elementry lodge No. 24,' F. and A. M. Called ; poned until the latter part of the
algebra, constructive geometry, ele- meeting. Worn in Master Mason de- week as Dr. It. A. Craig, veterinarian
mentary science, and history two years j gree. Light refreshments. of Purdue will be unable to come un-
earlier than at present." ! Thursday, Novemoer o wayne til that time
Emphasis is laid on the necessity Council, It. and S. M.. Stated assem
of concentrating on a few valuable Dlv-
studies: "The great mistake of our! Friday, Nevember 7 King Solo
education is to suppose that quantity : mon s Chapter, No. 4. It. A. M. Called
and strain constitute education. Edu- i meeting. Work in Past and Most Ex
cation is a question of doing a few j cellent Master degrees.
essential things well and without over-1
strain. The college has committed a! EczerTa ar"? Itching Cured,
grievous mistake in demanding ever ' P'1"
more in quantity rather than in qual- t-v,'-tm" w..,
ill i i ii it o v v i mi; v v, v. v i omn,
clears it of all impurities stops itch
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WELL KNOWN ARMY GIRL WHO IS SOON TO BE MARRIED.
Miss Sadie DeRussey Murray, daughter of Major General and Mrs. Ar
thur Murray, whose engagement to marry Lieut. Henry Conger Pratt, V.
S. A., has just been announced. Miss Murray's father is in command of
the Western division of the Army with headquarters at San Francisco and
the wedding will take place in that city in January.
Tuesday, Noverrscr 4 Richmond
Meetings at which hog cholera was
to be discussed and which were to
196, F. and A. M. Stated . have been held the first part of next
Agent Greenburg Showt Faith In Ore
Rheumatic Remedy After Six
"3S3i Cottage Grove Ave.. Chicago,
111.. March 17. 1913 For sis year, on
and off. just as the weather woull
change. I have suffered agony from
Rheumatism, the pains In my big toe.
left foot, knees hips and groins be
ins almost unbearable. At such times
I hardly dared take a step for fear of
another attack. 1 spent many dollars
and became thoroughly disgusted with
so-called Rheumatic remedies, until I
tried IIHKI'MA. I was buying some
liniment when your Teorla. 111., agents
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since asked physicians to prescribe
RHEUMA for Rheumatism. The train
crews on the Rock Island Railroad,
who saw me limping along using a
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Yours most sincerely."
J. K. Greenburg. News Agent.
Rock Island Railroad.
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to get rid of terrible Rheumatism.
Sciatica. Gout. Lumbago, and that's
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and he says if it does not do all that is
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RHEUMA costs very little, but it
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The report takes up the problem of
saving time in education from the
point of view of the college, the school,
and society at large, as well as of the
individual pupil; and it contains opin
ions on every phase of the question
from representative school men and
the general public.
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Ointment is a doctor's prescription,
not an experiment. All druggists or by
mail. 50c. Pfeiffer Chemical Co.. Phil
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said, and that said firm will pay the
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for each and every case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use of
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FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed
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(SeaD A. W. GLEASON,
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Tiire was a fime wfi en taker's Lread
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gan using Latmor.
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if found on the farms.
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