There are no watchmen at the crossings, no gates v/hich rould block the crossing v:hen a train is approaching.

The tracks are laid along streets v;hich are alv;ays crov;ded v/ith people, and the trains speed by, crushing pedestrians under their vvheels.

Instead of buyinr; a pound of inferior meat once a 'eek, as he is now doin^-, tne labor jr v;ill buy fivj or ten r^ounds when meat prices ari lo ;^r.

But thou^jh the Government has oeen wa{^ineoolo boundless, but vrhsn it .'jnally reaches its lirut, th.. ACCIDENTS ON IHE RAILROADS (Editorial) The Interstate Commerce Commission has compiled a report of railroad accidents which occurred during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

peoole ./ill annihil:ite the trust hydra so tiiat no trace of it i/ill renain. According to the Commission's statistics, 356 passengers were killed, of which number the railroads admit responsibility for the death of only 96.

Former presidents made their messages brief, even v/hen they concerned matters of utmost importance.

The historically famous message of President Monroe, which assured independence for the republics of South America and put an end CO I D 1 a I F 6 I J -- 2 ' Dziennik Zwiazkovjy, Dec. POLISH to intervention of European powers in American affairs, did not occupy more than twenty minutes of the listener's time.

That the companies in their greed are not concerned about the lives of employees, passengers, and pedestrians, is easy to underst-md; but that the law is blind to this destruction of human beinr.s, -^nd that it does not force the railroad trusts to install safety devices, is not easy to understand or to acce Dt without indignation.

V I D 1 a POLISH I F 6 I J Dziennik Zv;iazkowy , Dec. PR3SIDEl]T'c3 MEo SACi: TO CONGRESS (Editorial) The Constitution of the United States provides that the President may, from time to time, impart information to Con^^ress on the state of the nation and at the sane time point out the shortcomings in legislation v/hich he considers it advisable to correct.

The rest were responsible for their own death — at least that is what the police and the courts have decided.

ITie number of accidents this year was smaller than in previous years — especially last year, v;hen 421 passengers were killed on the railroads.

The great Emancipation Proclama- tion of Lincoln occupies little space in writing, although it decided the fate of several million people.

V/ith time, however, these documents, coming regularly from the pens of Presidents, grew constantly until today it requires some three hours to read one of them in Congress, and whole volumes to reproduce them in print.

It is worth noting that most of the employees were killed by locomotives in the railroaa yards, and at 4 ^ I D 1 a ' 2. In addition to the railroad employees and passencors, 5, S84 pedestrians were killed at railroad crossings or in crossing the tracks in cities.