The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923, August 18, 1905, Page 13, Image 13

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AUGUST 18, 1905
The Commoner.
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in the smoker of the ordinary accom
modation has the same right to pro
tection. A man at every switch, day nd
night, wouU cost the roads a lot of
Maybe the lives of passengers are
cheaper to Che railroads than are pro
visions for their safety. It otight not
to he so. Every, lite sacrificed ought
to he made so costly to the roads
that it would be economy not to kill.
We hear ceaseless boasting about
the wonderful executive abilities and
phenomenal mental qualities of Ameri
can railway managers. But our death
lists, when compared with those of
European roads, tell quite a different
Railroad managers prophesy dread
ful things that might happen If the
ownership and control of the railways
were to he taken out of their .hands
into those of the government But
the safety of the government-conducted
roads of Europe presents a
striking contrast to the incessant
slaughtering on our own roads.
Prlvato profits at the sacrifice of
public safety i a poor system. Rural
A store building In Albany, New
York, collapsed August 8, and thirty
persons were killed. '
The republican convention for Vir
ginia met at Roanoke, August 9, and
adopted a platform endorsing the re
publican platform of .904 and nomi
nated the following ticket: Governor.
L. L. Lewis; lieutenant governor, W.J
P. Kent; attorney general, George A.
Rivercomb; treasurer, John Acker;
superintendent of public instruction,
X N. Harman; commissioner of agri
culture, W. H. Eggburn; secretary of
the commonwealth, V. M. Sowder.
Some states use voting machines,
but Philadelphia has had Its own brand
of voting machines in successful opera
tion for many years. Just now, how
ever, It has been badly broken by
the Weaver ax. Philadelphia
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