Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, November 10, 1922, Image 1
Demonic pom INK SLINGS. ~ —Congressman Volstead is gone, but not forgotten. —Former President Wilson is just smiling, not gloating. —The failure to defeat Lodge in Massachusetts is about the only fly in the ointment. ——1It may be true that all men are liars but every defeated candidate is persuaded that the number of liars is increasing rapidly. ——LEvery cloud has a silver lining and somebody gets comfort out of most incidents. William C. Sproul will soon join Martin Brumbaugh in a well earned oblivion. ——Bill Vare has certainly quali- fied for leadership in the Republican party. He ran for two offices on Tuesday which was an indication of lust for power beyond the average. —Those who fear that the Moslems are rising to conquer the world might well ponder the wonders Christianity would work were they as loyal to Christ as the Moslems are to Buddah. —1It doesn’t seem possible that such could be the case, but we have heard that women’s votes were being bought in Bellefonte, on Tuesday, at a dollar a head. Poor things, if they wanted to sell their independence they ought to have demanded the man’s price, which we have heard was five dollars. —The first Democratic Senator from Michigan in seventy years, the first Democratic Congressman from the Dauphin district in fifty-seven years and rock-ribbed Republican New Hampshire gone clear over to Democ- racy are outstanding upsets of the re- cent reversal of the political thoughts of the country. —So it is Congressman Billy Swoope. Well, well! And almost the last thing Billy did before he was elected was to tell them up in Brad- ford that his party saved the farmers from distress by giving them the Farm Loan bill that was enacted by a Democratic Congress and signed by a Democratic President. —Two years ago Snow Shoe bor- ough and the two precincts of Snow Shoe township gave Beaver a majori- ty of 377 over Naginey. On Tuesday the same precincts gave him a major- ity of only 41 over Miss Zoe Meek. That is her home district, where peo- ple knew her best and, certainly, her vote there was a wonderful expression of the esteem in which she is held. —We’re not worrying about State’s defeat at the hands of the Navy last Friday. It seems only yesterday that we would have been tickled sick if we had been able to cross the goal line on one of our annual visits to Annapolis, when a victory over Bucknell at Wil- liamsport meant the culmination of a highly successful season. State is no longer in the bush-leagues. She’s up with the big ones now, where some- thing more than coaching is needed. She’s got a coach, the peer of all, a line that will screen anything behind it, but, the players behind it are born, not made. A McCaskey, a Sutter, an Atherton, a Mcllveen, a Voris, a Mauthe, a Miller, a Killinger don’t matriculate at any College every year. — This is election night and here we sit placidly writing this stuff. Ten years ago had any one told us that on such an occasion we would have been doing anything else than gloating over or trying to figure some comfort out of incoming returns we would have asked for a commission on him at once. We used to think an election board couldn’t organize unless we were there and that it hadn’t any right to close the polls until we had given the last “floater” personal con- duct inside the rail. In the old days sister got up and had breakfast ready for us at six-fifteen. She never saw us again until seven-fifteen when a cup of steaming coffee and a sandwich or so was served before we had to hurry out to collect the returns. To- day, sister didn’t know whether she was a horse or a foot. She was get- ting out the vote in the West ward and we had to stay at home and ex- amine the type for lice. Have the pet- ticoats got us or is it old age? — Once we were told that surprise is a sign of ill breeding. Often we have heard it said that superstition is a sign of illiteracy. We have no in- tention of fulsomely discussing either proposition, for so doing might con- viet us of both; because we have often experienced surprise and own to a rather satisfied feeling when we hap- pen to glimpse a new moon over our right shoulder. To get to the point though, do you believe in signs? If you do we have a new one for you. It is a way to get rid of rats and a very simple one too. Make dough- nuts on Shrove Tuesday. Then take the grease the doughnuts were cooked in and with it paint the wagon tongue —if you have one—point the tongue in the direction you want the rats to vamoose and you'll need no more cats, ferrets or poison. Of course we have had “hunches” and we wouldn’t dig in the ground on Ascension day or plant garden truck in the down sign of the moon, but we'd be a litle skeptical as to this tongue rat runner if we didn’t person- ally know of a place where it was tried with highly interesting results. The day before the tongue was greased the rats were having as much fun with an army of cats as the Bellefonte kids are supposed to have with our police- men. That was over a year ago and from that day to this there hasn't been a rat seen about the place. ‘the Father of doughnut - grease-wagon | ‘adopted the easiest way to get it. Ei pe SA emoecta ¢ NN NX V 7H) STATE RIGHTS AND FEDERAL UNION. VOL. 67. BELLEFONTE, PA., NOVEMBER 10. Ford Hope May be Realized. According to the esteemed New York World a long cherished hope of many Democrats of the country that Montecello, the home of Thomas Jef- ferson, may be acquired and convert- ed into an American shrine, may soon be realized. For many years there was public expectation that the State of Virginia would purchase and pre- serve in its original form this home of the father of Democracy. Dispairing of this result Mr. Jefferson M. Levy, of New York, purchased the property and proposed the organization of the Thomas Jefferson National Memorial association as an instrument for the completion of the project. The World announces that the consummation of the plans for the enterprise are al- most perfected. - Mr. Levy offers the property to the Association for $500,000, the price he paid upon a payment of $50,000, and with others associated with him in the original transaction offers to under- write the balance. Of course this would involve a voluntary contribu- tion to the capital fund of the asso- ciation without expectation of reward other than the satisfaction of paying just tribute to the memory of the greatest of our Presidents, and next to Washington the most illustrious of our public men. This project has been talked about for many years and ought to have been accomplished long ago. But the neglect of our predeces- sors gives the opportunity to our- selves to achieve the result. Every Democrat in the United States, and millions of men in other countries, cherish fond memories of Thomas Jefferson. As the author of the Declaration of Independence and among the foremost of those great men who devised and set in operation our form of government it is not an exaggeration to say that he was among the greatest benefactors of all times and throughout the world. As Mount Vernon, the home of Washing- ton has become a patriotic shrine, not only for Americans but for all nations, it is fit and proper that similar hon- ors should be paid to the memory of the ‘Démocratic party as well as one of the most distinguished figures among those who created our nation. Those coal region folk who commandeered all the coal in sight may have hurt the feelings of the dubs who have been appointed to reg- ulate the distribution of coal but the school children will forgive them. Small Tax Dodgers Penalized. News comes from Washington to the effect that the commissioner of internal revenue has organized a force of sleuths to be distributed through- out the country for the purpose of rounding up dodgers of income and other forms of internal taxation. “It is estimated,” writes a Washington correspondent, “that the Treasury is losing a billion dollars annually by the dodging of corporations and individ- uals” and the purpose of the com- missioner is to stop this leak. The process will be expensive, no doubt, for gum shoe men are usually high priced but the chances are it will prove profitable for there are many tax dodgers in all sections of the country. For partisan reasons Congress re- cently cut a billion or more from the revenue receipts by decreasing the ex- cess profit taxes and the super taxes on big incomes, but the beneficiaries of that legislation are generous con- tributors to the Republican campaign fund. The proposed action of the commissioner of internal revenue is to be taken in order to reimburse the treasury from the pockets of small in- come earners for the loss caused by the favor of the few who measure their incomes by hundreds of thous- ands and millions. The little fellows have no right to dodge their obliga- tions to the government and the com- missioner not only intends to make them pay but to penalize their dodg- ing. Ever since the Civil war the aim of those who have controlled the tax leg- islation has been to put the burden of expense upon those who being too poor to make resistance may be easi- ly compelled to pay. Imposing the burden upon those most able to bear it is the scientific method of taxation, but it has never been the method of the Republican leaders or statesmen. They reason that it is a waste of en- ergy to levy taxes upon persons able to put up a fight when the money can be extracted from the poor devils who can’t afford to refuse. But the gov- ernment must have the money and the commissioner of internal revenue has ————————p—————— Automobiles killed 10,168 per- sons in thirty-four States during 1921. Unless this form of life destruction is stopped there will be no need of pes- | tilence or war to keep down popula- | tion. The Country Protests the Iniquitous Tariff Legistation and Rebukes a non-Constructive Congress GREAT DEMOCRATIC GAINS REPORTED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY Pennsylvania for Pinchot but Yields Eight Congressional Seats to Democracy. In this Dis- trict Betts Won the Senate Fight aud Beaver Defeated Miss Meek for Assembly The election in Centre county was | without color except for the strenuous | effort put forth for Scott and Beaver. ' Of the total registration of 21,934 slightly more than half the votes, 11,050, were out to the polls. While on the face of the returns it would ap- pear that there were more Republican stay-at-homes than Democrats we are inclined to believe that it was about a fifty-fifty break in delinquents, for it was Republicans who voted the Dem- ocratic ticket that ran the poll of our party up and held that of their own down. Just what might have happened had the Democrats of Centre county alone polled their full vote would have been the election of Miss Meek to the Leg- islature and J. Frank Snyder to Con- gress. Of course the water is over the mill, but it does seem unfortunate that when we had the opportunity and so many Republicans were willing and even anxious for us to grasp it that so many Democrats, like one we heard of over in Harris township, stayed at home because they thought it “was no use.” In the Congressional race William 1. Swoope, of Clearfield, won every county in the district: Centre by 126; Clearfield by 664; McKean by 1200; giving him a majority over Sny- der of approximately 2144. Tor State Senator the result in Cen- tre county was Betts 5735 and Scott 5286. In this contest evidently the voters were more interested than in any other than that of McSparran and Pinchot, for the total poll was only. 29 votes less than for that of the head of the ticket and hundreds more than the totals of any of the other candi- dates. It is impossible to analyze this vote and show what percentage of Re- publicans voted against Scott, for it is quite well established that many Dem- ocrats, some openly and others under cover, were supporting him. The vote in the District was as fol- lows: : Betts Scott Centre - - - 5735 6241 Clearfield - - - 8108 5286 13841 11527 Betts Majority 2314 Of all the contests that for the Leg- islature between the Hon. Tom Bea- ver and Miss Zoe Meek was most in- teresting. Miss Meek was Centre’s woman pioneer in county politics. Her campaign was started in the face of indifference on the part of some of her own party leaders and wound up with- out having had their co-operation. She was almost alone, but made a fight that will long be remembered for its clean conduct and near success in the face of the many disadvantages a woman is under in playing the politic- al game. Miss Meek has much to be proud of. Two years ago her opponent carried Centre county with a majority of 8146. On T.iesday he defeated her by 185. While the two most apparent contributions to her defeat were the difficulty in getting some reconciled to the novelty of voting for a woman and the fact that Mr. Beaver was on the Prohibition ticket and secured a hundred or more votes from that source, it is certain that she was cut by some Democrats who professed to be for her. Some think, but we don’t, that the eleventh hour story, that was whispered around, reflecting on her character, hurt her some. Such a cowardly, base calumny cannot go un- challenged and the “Watchman” hopes that its originator may be discovered so that he or she may grovel at the feet of this pure woman and beg her forgiveness. Mr. Beaver will admit that he can never hope to have a cleaner and fair- er opponent than was his in last Tues- day’s race and certainly he must re- gret the pollution that some of his advocates have tainted his victory with. ———— A ————————— Lloyd George has been appoint- ed to the House of Commons but he is likely to have a lonely time of it there. Only forty others of his party were successful. The automobile racers are pre- paring to organize “a protective bo- dy.” But strangely enough it is not the purpose to protect the public. tr —— a —When the Red Cross roll is called on Sunday will you be there? 1922. | HEADED “TOWARD DEMOCRACY AGAIN NO. 44. Sultanate and Caliphate. From the Philadelphia Record. Angora has given a perfect imita- tion of a man sawing off the branch he is sitting on. During four years of war the Indian Moslems fought for George V against Mohammed V be- | cause the Sultan was simply the head of a State with which the Brit- ish Raj was at war. But the Allies dallied unp&rdonably over the terms of peace to Turkey, and Mustapah Kemal then or- ganized his Nationalist party, set up a government in Angora and aroused the Moslems of India with the ery that i the Allies’ terms to Turkey invaded The magnitude of the Democratic | . tions became fully apparent yesterday as fairly complete returns showed the staggering reverses suffered by Re- publican administration candidates, which drove some of President Hard- ing’s closest personal and political friends from public life, endangered Republican control of the next House; seriously reduced the Republican mar- gin in the Senate; put New York State overwhelmingly in Democratic control, and generally changed the country’s political complexion. The gathering of returns has re- vealed: That the Democrats have gained at least sixty-six seats in the next House, making it necessary for them to win but twenty-one more to control the body. That the Republican control of the Senate has been reduced from twenty- four to less than fifteen. Contests in doubt make it impossible to fix the ex- act margin definitely. That Ohio, President Harding's home State, on which the administra- tion pinned its strongest hopes for ap- proval of the Harding program, elect- ed a Democratic Governor and showed Democratic Congressional gains, thus frustrating the hopes of Republican chieftians. . That New York State was swept into the Democratic column so over- whelmingly that not only Al Smith, Democratic candidate for Governor, and Royal S. Copeland, for Senator, were elected, but the entire Democrat- ie State ticket, and a majority of the Senate delegation. a That such Republican strongholds as. Rhode Island and New Hampshire fell into the Democratic procession. That Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, leader and chief sachem of the Repub- lican party, was in danger of defeat by Colonel William A. Gaston in Massachusetts, in the closest election that State has seen in years. So close were they running that it was indicat- ed the final votes counted might de- termine the icsue. As it now stands Lodge has a majority of only 8425 and talk of a state-wide recount is current. REPUBLICAN HOPES FAIL. _ That expected Republican victories in Kansas, Indiana, New Jersey and possibly in Michigan, failed to ma- terialize. That on the wet and dry issue there seemed to be an even break as to state-wide results, but considerable wet gains in Congress. Illinois and Massachusetts voted wet, Ohio and California swinging into the dry col- umn. Two women apparently were the only successful candidates for Congress from among twelve who aspired. They were Mrs. Winifred Mason Huck, Re- publican, Illinois, elected to succeed her father, the late Representative William Mason, and a Democratic woman from Indiana. Miss Ailce Rob- ertson, Representative from Oklaho- ma, was beaten, and Mrs. Anna Dickie, Oleson, Senatorial candidate in Min- nesota, was a poor third. Victor Berger, Socialist, ousted from the last Congress, again was returned. Andrew Volstead, father of the dry law, was beaten by the Rev. O. J. Kvale, a drier rival. Representative Nondell, Bepubifoan leader in the last e, failed in hi i Soars, all s effort to get into VETERANS ARE OUT. pansion, Hitchooek, ance, aryland; Frelinghuysen New Jersey; Townsend, Poin ly are among the Senate veterans who will be seen no more after March 4, as a result of the voting. Ohio, where Vic Donahey, Democrat, has beaten Carmi ompson, Harding’s choice for Gov- All | over the nation they cut dow the huge Republican Ai of irk years ago, and in States where they did not score overwhelming victories, restored the normal balance between the parties, as it existed before the Harding landslide two years ago. PENNSYLVANIA. _ Pinchot and the entire Republican ticket has carried the State by major- ities ranging from 200,000 to 300,000. Pepper and Reed, for Senators, ran far ahead of the Forester, everywhere. The result is not without comfort to the Democrats, however, for we have gained eight, possibly more, Con- gressmen, whereas the State had only one Democrat in the last Congress. In the Dauphin district Frank C. Sites is the first Democratic Congressman since Civil war times. From Luzerne John J. Casey goes back after an ab- sence of four years. From Northum- berland and Montour Herbert W. Cummings was elected. From York Samuel F. Gladfelter will succeed a Republican and the Fourteenth, Thir- tieth, Thirty-sixth will have Demo- cratic Representatives. (Continued on page 4, Col. 2) Nebraska; nation-wide sweep in Tuesday’s elec- | the prerogative of the Caliph and the ! religion of Islam was in danger. The British government was easily scared by reports of the disaffection of the Indian Moslems. There was disaffection among the Hindus, but they are not a warlike race. On the other hand, the Moslems of whatever blood strain are warlike, and there are about 72,000,000 of them, of whom probably 12,000,000 are Shiahs, who curse the Sunnis, orthodox Moslems, with great heartiness. : The Sultan’s Caliphate rests upon a very slender title. It was extorted from a prisoner who was the Caliph of Egypt, but he was not the Sultan of Egypt; he was no more than a court chaplain. When the Sultan of Turkey had conquered the Sultan of Egypt he took the Caliph to Constan- tinople, where the latter ceded his of- fice to the Sultan. The Arabs have never conceded the Sultan’s title. The Persians are Shiahs and detest the Turks. The Moslems of Tripoli, Tunis and Algeria were subjects of Turkey not so long ago, and proba- bly the Caliphate and the Sultinate are closely associated in their minds. The Moslems of Morocco, Turkistan, Afghanistan and India have a very ha- zy interest in the Caliphate, which ac- cording to learned Moslems, descends in the posterity of the Prophet, and the Sultans of Turkey do not pretend to be descended from the Prophet; they are Turcomans and not Arabs. Practically the Caliphate amounted to nothing outside of Turkey until after the war, when Mustapha Kemal got India aroused with the idea that the Sultan was the Caliph and the peace terms to Turkey affected the status of the Moslem religion. The whole stock in trade of Mustapss: lies has mal in dealing with the © been that the Sultan was the Caliph. Now his National Assembly separates the temporal from the spiritual pow- er and allows the Sultan only the lat- ter. The tie of Turkey to India is cut. The Grand Vizier in Constantinople telegraphs Mustapha Kemal that any measure affecting the status of the Sultan will impair Turkey’s position abroad and that the Allies will gain at Lausanne at the expense of Turkey if there is any division between the Sublime Porte and the National As- sembly. Nothing could be more ob- vious than this. Mr. Sastri, an In- dian, but not a Moslem, says that the Moslems of India “will be thoroughly disillusioned and bitterly disappoint- ed. This will confirm the conviction among sincere Indian Moslems that the young Turks are concerned ex- clusively with politics and have no reverence or regard for the Moham- medan religion.” The Emir Abdul- lah of Arabia says the action has no effect upon his people because “the population of Arabia does not recog- nize the Sultan of Turkey as the Ca- liph.” If Mustapha Kemal is plotting to rule a restored Turkey with all the foreign Christians withdrawn and all the native Christians exterminated he has probably overreached himself. The Romance of Advertising. From the DuBois Express. _The adventurer who starts out on his travels meets perils and dangers, and by his shrewdness and initiative, manages to avert them and accom- plish the purpose of his journey. People say his story is romantic. But you do not have to go to the fron- | tiers and ends of the earth to find ro- mance. The advance of many young men in commercial life has this element of romance, of triumph over difficulties. At the start they did not look like winners. Often they did not have much education or social advantages. But they had an idea in their head, that by telling the public what you have to sell, and supplying good stuff, you can invariably win trade. From the very opening of their lit- tle shops, those fellows would begin telling the public about their goods. They considered that the distribution of this information was just as much an essential of business as hiring a store to trade in. And from the very first, as the result of this idea, the pub- lic responded to their initiative, and came in increasing numbers to see what they were selling. _ As their sales grew, so their pub- licity would grow. In many cities fellows who were at first laughed at for their deficiencies, have risen to the top of the ladder, just because they made use of the power of adver- tising. Their triumph over obstacles and difficulties had as much romance as the adventures of the traveler in far lands. ——The normalcy which Harding promised is probably expressed in the 400 per cent. dividend recently de- clared by the Standard Oil company. —Get your job work done here. SPAWLS FROM THE KEYSTONE. —Engaged in clearing away a freight wreck at White Marsh Junction on Sat- urday, in which two Harrisburg trainmen were killed Joseph Hansella, a member of the wrecking crew was run down by a shifting engine, had a leg cut off and died in the Montgomery hospital at Norristown. — Fifteen inmates of the Northumberland county jail will receive a free course in civ- il engineering taught by State College in- structors, warden William H. Calhoun Sr., announced on Saturday. The course was instituted as a result of efforts by the Rev. Dr. B. Talbott Rodgers, of St. Matthew's Episcopal church. __H. B. Swoope, the well known Madera coal operator, who also has extensive in- terests near Philipsburg, has just closed a deal whereby he becomes the owner of a fine body of coal in Jordan township, Clearfield county. The tract contains 302 acres and was purchased from Mrs. Jen- nie Nevling, the consideration being $48,462. ; —As Frank Portzline, of Aline, Snyder county, helplessly paralyzed, sat in a chair alone in his home, three men entered and said they were doctors. They examined him, and when they left drove rapidly away. They had stolen his wallet contain- ing $100 in bills. It was an hour before a son came from a field, and then the men had disappeared in a high-powered car. —Firing through the door of a house barred against her when she attempted to collect a small board bill, Mrs. Hannah Pondexter, a widow, 42 vears of age, of Brownsville, Pa., is alleged to have killed Pauline Wichte, a five year old girl in the house at the time of the shooting. The woman was arrested by state police after the shooting and lodged in the Fayette county jail. Chalmers Van Dyke and J. F. Bodeun- horn, members of a train crew employed in the yards of the Punxsutawney Furnace company at Punxsutawney, were horribly burned when a ladle of molten metal over- flowed upon them while they were hauling it from one point in the yards to another. The men were on the train near the ladle when the train was jolted and the hot met- al splashed upon them. _ —Attacked by a mountain hawk, Mrs. Charles E. Sorge, living in Carson valley, Blair county, is recovering from the en- counter. She was working in her garden when the hawk swept down and struck her with its beak and clawed her with its tal- ons, tearing her arms and hands. Seizing a club, she struck the bird on the head, stunning it. then tossed it into a chicken coop, where it is still confined. i — The Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh railroad will move the large part of its office of transportation from DuBois to Punxsutawney on November 15th. Ap- proximately fifty men and women em- ployed by the railway company in DuBois will be removed to Punxsutawney, which includes eighteen men with families and about thirty single men and women. The change means about 125 more people for Punxsutawney. — Gunners were surprised last Thursday when they discovered cached in woodland near Neiffer’s store, Montgomery county, 1000 pounds of lard, 100 pounds of ham, a lot of bacon, scores of cans of peas and corn, etc. Police chief Scheets found the goods were stolen last August from. the stores of Warren H. Freed and W. F. Con- rad, of Boyertown. At Fruitville gunners found a lot of lard in cans, silver knives and forks and fine chinaware in a woods. —Francis M. Stewart, of Sunbury, a fu- gitive for nearly a year, was taken on Saturday to Middleburg to await trial on a charge of burglarizing the store of Ray - Johnson, at Shamokin Dam, and stealing goods worth $25 Two others implicated in the burglary are now serving prison terms. Stewart had been in New York State and went to Danville last Mondty and secured employment at the State hospital. He was arrested there by the state police. —Charles Bomboy, 45 years old, a far- mer of Mifflin township, Columbia county, committed suicide on Sunday by shooting himself through the head with a revolver. His body was found by passersby soon after the shooting. Bomboy had figured in Columbia and Luzerne county court pro- ceedings in more than a dozen cases ‘dur- ing the last year, numerous civil and crim- inal proceedings growing out of a dispute over crops on the farm, which is partially in Luzerne and partly in Columbia county. —After a week's search by Boy Scouts and organized posses over the mountains near Llewellyn, Luzerne county, a mining patch, a scurrying rabbit chased by three miners disclosed the presence thirty-five feet below the surface in a mine breach of Mrs. Letta Kehler, 71 years old, who dis- appeared after she had turned from the path 100 feet from her home. “The rab- bit’s in the hole,” one of the men explain- ed. “So am I, get me out,” was the as- tonishing echo. The men found the wom- an on a ledge three feet from a 600 foot drop into an abandoned mine workings. She stated on Sunday she had been there three days. —“Fatty Arbuckle,” a prize 600 pound hog, owned by a farmer at Wetmore, jump- ed from a wagon in Kane, last Friday, and ran directly into the Temple theatre, where a matinee performance was in progress. The big pig smashed through the swinging doors and reached the main aisle of the theatre before he was turned back to the vestibule, where after an exciting tussle “Fatty” was secured and led from the building. The hog then escaped his cap- tors and an interesting game of “pig in the alley” was participated in by a hundred volunteer players. Traffic was blocked for an hour before the mammoth porker was finally hoisted into a motor truck by twen- ty men and taken to a slaughter house. —Six complete electric locomotives, rep- resenting the third shipment of an order for 39, were started on Saturday from the Bast Pittsburgh works of the Westing- house Electric and Manufacturing compa- ny, the shipment representing about $700,- 000 of the $7,000,000 contract given the Westinghouse International company by the Chilean State railways. The locomo- tives are of the road freight type and weigh 113 tons each. They go from Phila- delphia directly to Valparaiso, Chile, where they will be used on the railroad from that city to Santiago. The contract received by the Westinghouse company is said to be the largest ever received by an American company for railroad electrification, and the present shipment is held to be the larg- est of its kind. The remaining locomo- tives will be shipped at the rate of ona each week.. Chilean railway. officials de- cided to electrify their system after a careful study of the electrified roads in America.