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PAGE SDC. T H E DECAT0R R E V I E W Wednesday, April 2. 1914. The Decatur Review ·mm ootunmnr ram. ·tar A»r»»iieum iumut Review Publishing Co. XM*M4 ·« P«»l«r. flu ae M Cten tutor snnrmi · WOODMAN, txc. V** Tee* Cams* - Detroit aueata fr--t CMr. · «.. txral» Lee A*f*l«« · aaa rr»ncltc» S»beerttU»» Mai** Men** cement U» · Week Mall--ta t T*.--*»..· t Me.--S.» a Mn.-- i.» 1 Mo.-- Jti 1 V.k_-- Ji Out »t (tltnels 1 Tr.--1*.«0 · Mo.- «.!» a MO.-- t.:s 1 Ho.-- .TS i wt-- 3* two parties enjoy a more satisfactory aad more responsible gorern- mcnt than those with more than two. There ·honld'not be In anybody a desire to form a third party on the tv tion that three are batter than two. TMs has not been the experience of toe world. And yet we have the talk that they are tired of the two old parties, There was a lot of this in the Dakota* a few years since. A third party was taken on, aad the"expert ence proved disastrous. Mdrilwr »u«lt Burwa of Circulation* ·rue) mrriFw is A MEMBC* or THE ASSOCIATED PftCSi. which I* e»c!u- elMly ··titled to th« UM for rs-piibllc*- ttoa ot «lt n««r» 4t«p*tclim" cr*dlt«4 « It er not etftcrwiw endlttd lu this paper «n« al»e the locaJ ·«»· Btibll*be4 h»r«ln. All ri»»te of n-DvMlecitoB of ·peeUj SI»- MtcbM hereto. ·*· ·!·· tMenr«4. For a Better Decatur TOB BCVUW* PlMKUtAlt. BVT OTHERS 1VO.VT DO IT. AlnxBt «Tery day out of some political camp Issues the cry that ·'some-thin* must be done for agri culture." By this is always meant that relief will ha»e to be furnished by powers «t Washington. OM may remark in passinr tnat this cry ta beard Poll"»l «w»P» In the Spring a Young Matfs T A GOOD Somebody has broadcasted the information that the margin ot profit in poultry raising is growing mighty thin. In the country are many mil lion more bens than a-year and two years ago; out of this comes th. danger of the supply of poultry stufl exceeding tne demand, and tnis means the fading away of profit. It 1s true It is possible to send to market more eggs and chickens than consumers care for. but as ye we must be a long way from this point Perhaps not one family In a doxen has chicken ofteaer In the year than U Is relished; and half ot the dozen could stand chicken many more times Uurn It is served. People living in cities ,use more eggs and chickens now than a few; years ago, and they would like to enlarge this use. They are called on to pay what they consider a hajJd- ecme price, and will they reepoal. If tbe price drops, more of them can sit up to the table and get a helping. Onehae a feeling the country could use twice as much poultry as It now consumes, and then it might go on and double up again. There is almost no limit to the possible demand; the big problem Is to supply j It at a price that can. be paid. GBEEXE-B DEXOXBTRA- r/o.v. Collier* tliis week tells ua some- Uum from fanners themselvea. It isn't Uiat tbe farmer objects to havtac bis situation.bettered, but by BOW aoat ot them hav» learned this wll mot come through 'politics in year*. ; must ba don* for agri cnttwe!" And It may be stated that wfesB tbto something la done It will b* by tanner* themselves. It they wait for others to do it. likely It k wlll never get don* There will be :n,uch noise and fuss ot doing, but it will pan out ae dust and feathers und lo*rt. motion. And by now those on the farms must know it. This doing something j'or agriculture has been to the front in campaign shouting for more than three years, probably all of four years; and where is the relief that has come out ot Washington? Helping ourselves is something . that must bar* our own attention; it Is work the other fellow can't and won't do. If lie hail extra power of i t a t e d - an1 refused to be troubled by t h U k i n d , he would employ It in bet-1 t!ireats ail(1 propaganda and .lobby- tering his own situation, lllustra- 1st* generally. tions may le seen every day. People In any line are in a bad way If th*y permit themselves to de- By E. T. Colenkm V CHAPTER 122. FAMOUS BATTLE FLAG. engaged. It waa carried «tt Ife* flsM by Mr. Lyons, H« 4a*» Mt !«··· In Possession of Decatur Man Today, Flag of tke 116lh Recalls Story of Its Making: Lovingly and reverently cared for, George W. Lyons of 759 North College street has in his possession a tattered and battle- torn flag which he cherishes above every other possession. It is the old battle flag of the One Hundred Sixteenth Dlinois Infantry, more than three-quarters of a century old, not much to see now but nevertheless the flag which the gallant regiment followed on many a bloody field. The flag was fashioned by the hands of Decatur women of that long ago, not one of whom is perhaps now living. It is marked with bullet holes and the epear head which surmounts the staff is best from the impact of a minnie ball. There is ,not much of the original" material left. Most ot tbe silk ot which It was constructed failed to withstand the ravages of time. The blue field is still intact and so are the gold stars which besprinkle it. Tbe red stripes are nearly all gone. The silk waa of flae quality but U who carried^ It In ta* ,_ at Washington. At th* fiMl ng out the flag WM (!«·· to Dr« ra Barnes until the first Is surmised that the dye wae destructive. On the e tripes originally were the names in cold letters ot the battle* In which the regiment was engaged. Then l enough left of the top stripe to carry Che name quite plainly, "Chlckaaaw Bayou." The gold fringe which bonders the flag la still in perfect condition. The flag is six feet, in length by line of observation, he eeea many things differently. l*or a long -while they called Macdonald a radical, and maybe that -was thing about Senator Frank L. Greene,'his line of talk. It a country .must who hails from Vermont. He is the man who was hit by a bullet from a gun fired by a too enthusiastic bootlec chaser in Washington. But the eenator, according to. the article, Is a most interesting man. Greene was In the house eleven years before Vermont sent him to the senate. While in tne house he always voted as hla judgment 'die- pend on to save the day for them. Thai isn't the way it is done. lfO\'OK8 COVE PRETTY HIGH. One itorr coming out of Washing- torn is that It cost the late Jake Hamoo, oil man, $105.000 to get himself named national cooimltteeatan from Oklahoma. It appears it Is an extensive ae wetl as expensive process. We have every reason to believe this «tory, tar it comes from men who helped Hainan in the enterprise find wlie remain friendly to his inero have radicals, it is fortunate to possess tie kind that are able to learn · they go along. Tlte radlcr.J to be feared is tUo one who Is also a bigot He has limitations that keep him from learn- icg. Russia had this kind. ory. They tell us that Hamon spent all this motiey and was to all the! Judgnisni--but too many states and We read tf Greene in the house voted against woman suffrage, prohibition and the bonus. It might be thought all this would destroy th* career of a statesman. We take j and TM It these "--ee thing* are about as| lution tllat popular In Vermont as In neighbor-; turncd lrk I-T states. I And Vermont's answer to Frank! Greene was to take him out of the house and eend htm to the senate. It Is an indication that it a states- -- doesn't b:lleve In i measure or a riun-ement. he need not give It his support just because they are njak- 'n* a big noise out in the lobby. M»st states are just as ready as Vermont to stand by a representative or a senator who follows h!s own There is to he a national meeting of the Izaak Walton league In Chicago April 10 to 1C; and now that we have Lake Decatur we might begin to think about applying for membership. For a few weeks tlia country has observed that wbeat is going down »p--hardly the so- anybody would have labor because ot the "honvr" of the tilstricts orations place. It looks like an awful price lu i pay for a place as oominitteeman. l«it of course this turnTM on how badly a man waros It, after which his ability'to pay hae some bearing Presumably Hamon about that time bad a lot of spare change; and he was willing to let go. In Oklahoma wer many Republicans, a majority in fact, who stood ready to Accommodate und enoo«rage him; ho j years. wanted to spend some money and they were willing to help him. He got too thing he 'went after, and i to show this. denied an opportunity A-V£ THEY ARE WORKERS. ' There is a story that General Dawes. Owen I). Young and others German are about Ko\v we lire in need of a committee that will serve ten years or longer, all men ot high capacity; and Dean Thompson says they are to bs had. Dcmpsey to to have a million dollars for ten pictures he will make In two years, and still some say that beauty is all that counts on the screem. When Rotarians get horn* this eveniug treat them with patience; remembsr they liav« been in Springfield for two tUrys.. to report that Mike JtcTlsuo mny be carried on the roll a while longer as champion, but really he has gono to the emeritus clacS. Germany may be expected to be able I to pay $625,000,000 a year; but loj get In tble shape It wiU have to be given a breathing spell of about five ^, maybe he eonrebred the price cheap ; enough. But there were men in the coun - try in 1920 who got a place as na- I . iion*l eonunltteeman and didn't pay ' lilg money for It. A few may have ^, taken home the prize for as little as ; »«· · · But these fortunate people didn't ', ' 1IT* la Oklahoma. Still we suspect ";*: their $10 prlie had a little moro * liwter than the one for which Jake · Hamon paid $105,000. We can't be- ·- Here that Jake can be called a good \ buyer in this "honor" market. T1REO OF ~ Occasionally some fellow bobs up ; to remark that the people ot this · country have growa tired of the "two ^' old parties." Always tne one who I make* tars annomc*ra«»t is sooie- ', ; body who has tailed to get from i. . «a« « th«M awtlw-tha recognition - he thinks I* comrmg to him. ~ A*4 why astttjld people of America I be tired of ta* two old parties? tr These two partial are In the meantime it will bo necessary for the rest ot th» world to make large loans to Germany, tailing certain first mortgages ae security. If this Is the forthcoming report ot the commissions, the chances ore t will meet favor In Germany. A!boat anything Is better than what hose people now have--and a, breath- ng spell ot four to five years must seem like a breeze from the Promised Land. If Dawes and Young say the plan will work, there Is reason why the rest ot us should give it real consideration. There is a feature tlie.se Uv« men doubtless lock into consideration; It the natural industry of the plain people of Germany. A. few years ago they were, taken as a whole, the test white workers in the World. Likely they are not just as good now; for they have been aft the job more or less tor several years, are somewhat oiM ot training. a bar lag grown weary. * . It ttere U tnttt la the anaounce- nMfjt. it to n lastane* ·( the people that they make themselves «Jb* paflDto ar* tfc* two parties U«r« to *e geUlag.away from this, countries with Muzzled or unmuzzled, tagged or viitagged, a dog can't ran at large tor the next si* months. Town Is no place to have a dog. Just Folks By Edgar A. Guest. (Copyright 1R74. Ed««r A,. Quest.) SPRING. Spring'* on the way. 'Twill soon' he May. Til*- tansies are N*t fa* away. The t u l i p Hirers' Wjll come alons .-nd hearken to Tlie robin's SOUR-. WJicrt: all is drear Ami brown and sere. Shortly the roses W i l l appear. Now down the hills. Tlie torrent spills- Arousing nil The d a f f o d i l s . . Is f a i ( h a drc.-ur, ? ]ocs it not sceni Spring gives ot Ampler life a glca-m? TEN YEARS AGO TODAY IN DECATUR four feet In It Is now cov- ATRJI, a. 1*14, ered with gauze U bold it together and protect th« remaining parte. Bat at that the red stripes fall off bit by bit Mr. . Lyone reverently preserves these bits. STAlNEa WITH BLOOD. This is not the original flag of the regiment, according to Mr. Lyone. ;Th« nag with which the regiment iwent into service was provided by destroyed by a ebell at the etege of Vicksburg. On May 19, 1863, a shell exploded in the flag, tearing it Into ribbons and killing Sam Baty who was carrying it. His Wood 'stains the remnants of that still Hag witch are in the state museum In Springfield. As soon ae the women ot Decatur learned of the fate of the first flag the new one was sent, a glorious banner, resplendent in Its color of red, white, blue and gold. . HAIL THE NEW FLAG. The regiment hailed tbe new flag with great acclaim. It was carriad through all tbe later battles from Viekeburg on. It was never lost in battle or captured by the enemy. It tell into the river once in that nigh; crossing ot the Tennessee Just befon the battle ot Chlckatnaugua, but It was quickly recovered and more beloved because of that m if bap. It was down once on the battlefield William Smith, the color bearer, wfoo seemed to bear a charmed life, was wounded at Kenesaw Mountain an after that it was carried by severs different men. At Reseca, the hard . nTdT :rr a TM;r r^'S \ ^-«^*^-^TM^** * TM»«- ·«*» ^ "·*** ~ union ot the regiment and at ime It was voted ta Mr. Lyons. COST PUT AT $400. Mr. Lyons says that tbo co*t «t ;he t\ag was *400. Mr*. JobM M commenting on it nays: "Mr. Lyo*»s* estimate of $400 as the eat* «4 «*· flag is probably erraacooa. Tfc» * pital outfit of tlie Ooe Hu*4r**l teenth was provided at ta* aafja* time the flag was presented a*4 · think-that »«00 Included t*a «··* ·* thst outfit. DANGEROUS TO BC DEMOCRAT. '·The history of Uiat tmportM/t a»4 Interesting work of te Decatur is almwt lost. I distinct remembrance oC baring been a part of ntr those exciting months ot U*t mer of 18G2 but I failed ft* · time to find any «ue who «P*jM robate Its existence. On* day · **· weeks ago 1 met a lady once in «om« way ing of a ttar on a flag. her and asked: 'Mrs. - , do you rent umber thing about a flag VMdf *y ladles ot Decatur tor Col regiment about fifty yean ·Ko "Certainly I remember It. I a star on that flag. 11 wa« mad* la Powers hall. I was notified that ta* loyal ladies of Decatur would Mtect In Powers hall about » o'clock '«·· morning and my husband thought t would better go. It was rather dei» gerous in thoee day* to be a Dem». crat. so as a Democrat advlaad m* to oew a star on that flag did." "She remembered nothing but I remembered Uiat eons* Mat of loyaUy was demanded trow many loyal people who were under tt» shadow of suspicion lecau«s an eia- ment of tlie Democratic parly wa* accused of belnt; allied with tb« KnightH ot the Golden circle." (TO BE CONTINUED.) S3Y ahort cota, broad ties and j sliirts. City Commissioner Harry Jlutii- rmuff utarted a move to clean up Oklahoma. the district on th« north bank of the Sangamon east of the waterworks, which va» sttll outsldu the city. I Robert Gharrctt entcrtainod-a r.um- ' b«r of hla ochool friends at his hom*. 1860 East William, it belr.p his sev- I or.tli birthday. -- »-- Flg»ire« showed 3S1 school teachers In the Macon county p u b l i c schools. Union electricians signed a. two- year scale of 42^4 cents «n hour for the first year »nd 45 cents for the uccond ye'ar. * TW'E.NTV YE VRS AGO TODAY. . It was decldod for the Decatur Discuss Mate For McAdoo Continued from Pag* Or.e) Adoo Is accumulating delegates at a rate- -which makes it noiv practi* cally certain that in the convention he will have a. any other one candidate. got the checkerboard and we started to play setting: up In T)cd ar.d I won Cadets of tho Cumberland Presbyter Just keep your voting togs on or within reach, for on Tuesday of. next week there is primary election, and the state .needs a lot of saving. It occur.? to us that Raster was very sensible to wait until late in April to make its appearance this even at this, they may still to be the most Industrious Dot prove workers to ba found in the -white race. It Is hard to place a limit to the salvation wrapped up in this trait TOE KIXD .TBAT LEA.RXS. News Items tell us that Premier Uacdonald of Britain is experiencing a "radical change in many of his former 'views." Since responsl blllty has been placed In him. at tile same time putting him .In the front A picturesque snow for-three days and then not a flake on the ground --We defy California to do anything like this In climate. The weather man may be all right as a joker, but there are times when a little Judicious censoring would Improve his output. :the ferst game easy as cnythlog on account of mo feeing- tho bost player enyways, and we started to play another ono, Art!o saying-. O well, Jnf etill ohed of you cnyways from the last time -we played. You ar» like liecl;. l i k e hcclc you are, I won about 4 sanies to your one tho last time, I sed! Youre crazy, yru dident even get one game last tim\ -Artio Red. AIT, M-ats you tawklng about, you must be blind. I sod. -VTcll if 1m b l i n d yoitro deof and duimn and parrlt toed and yon- cant ti*.ck It up or down, Artie sed, and I sed, Hay, don't make so mutcrf noine, gosh siianff It. we're-s-ipposed to be asleep, you nock kneed pcrsimmln. Me proherly making more noise than him and Jest then poit called up Raying-. Benny, w«ts all that dlKtur- bants, is your llto lltt up there? Me thinkinp. G. good nite, heck. And I quick Jumped out of bed, poll calling up, Did you heer me aslc you 1 . a question, do you intend to anser me tonite or some thre next week? Is your lite lltt? AVleh Jest then I ternod ths lite off, yelling. No sir. Well its time you condescended to nnscr me, are you trettlne tung tlefl in your old age? pop called up, and I called down. Xo sir, 1 and pop called up, Well Tin glad to heer it. now I f 1 heer one more sound ^-out of yon you'll heer some sound* out of yourself that-you dont 'Ixpect. And I snuck back Into bed and the ony other thing that happened watf; tho checkerboard falling off the bed nnd the checkers rolling; all over, me ·tarting to hold my breth but pop dldeht call u p agen or enything; so I ·topped holding It and went to sleep. LEE PAPE; ian church to BO to tho World's Fair and May week. in ths barracks thero for a Pecatu:- high school defeated Springfield H. S. in basketball. IB to S. Paul Armstrong. Eminett llU3sr.ll and Fred Benton Decatur players. were amoner the Tho C. B. and Q. manufacturing firm, purchased part of tlie Haworth factory stock. The rivor was within eighteen inches of trie high water mark. Sam Weilbrun was elected manager of lloberts 1 orchestra to fill the un- expired term of TV. J. Gilkcson. who died. The Decatur hotel was given a new coat of palut. : for some second choice who Is progressive and "Dry.". V7CTohr IX IOWA. The information coining to Washington is to the effect that tho Pro- gressiv« and "dry" Democrats who pay allegiance to McAdoo will reels. ter one inoro victory in Iowa, on Wednesday. On that day the,Democratic state convention U to be held In Iowa. 5=»-«TM rrrr;r^;;,:svr,: culture E. T. Meredith and Clydo Herring, who are Progressive Democrats and friendly to McAdoo. If this anticipation Is correct, it will be in the nature of a stat» revolution. For year* loV*, although a western state and a state with progressive Ideas in politics, has been represented In the Democratic national committee by a leadership which co-operated with the **Old Guard" Democratic leadern of ^"ew York and Chicago. OPPOSITION TAILS. California is another state in which an effo'rt to oppose McAdoo has failed to make progrcsn. Tbe effort to take California away from McAdoo was .first made uhd«r the leadership ot force* which put forward Senator Heed of Missouri! Whc»-that blew up, j after 'some tentative step* toward I finding another standard bearer, the I effort lias now fallen to trying to' DROP^ ATTACK. Tfc« tliought of crying McAdoo out of tha. race because of tho revelations ahout his legal connections has now been given up. It disappeared with McAdoo'n striking victory over Underwood In Georgia, and with the results favorable to McAdoo In othtr Elates. Those candidates and Democratic leader* lilio Senator Reed of Missouri have been disillusioned who assumed Immediately after the oil revelations that McAdoo could b« bowled cut of tlie r u n n i n g forthwith. Ths "Old C.uard" leaders who thought the progressive and dry faction of the Democratic .part" would be thrown Into cliao» by tho revelation* about McAdoo and who thought tney could nominal* Governor Smith of New York, or any other "Old Guard" candidate, are no longer so confident. It is now accepted as a fact that the progressive and "Dry" Democrats have held tose-ther. nnd tiiat they will compose about half the convention, and th.it they will have unity und«r the leadership of McAdoo, either for McAdoo himself, or send an ur.insti ucted delegation. It W considered, however, that McAdoo wlH have California, without etnbarras*- vnent. In short. th« most conspicuous tlilnir now going n In Democrat!* circles in WaxhlnRto«i !· the effort of other candidates to avoid embarraM. ing McAdoo. to keep on fot terni» with his f o l l o w i n g anJ to trr t« qualify as his heir In the event that heirahi| becomes important. I!ALSTON POPULAR. ' There is not space to list »ll l** enndiOaVe* who may ultimately fill this- position.. It \* probably a fact* however, that of all the McAdoo 4s4" a?ate* so far chosen, there to a lafJB** number who have Senator n*l*to»'«f Itidliina, a« t h e i r second choice t£a« any other on*. If the whole, or ·ea'rif the whole McAdoo strength akOIlM turn to rta'ston, the latter woulf *· in ah extremely strcinc position ·«· cause some of the "O!d Guard" D«*n» are not averse to him. Little Benny's Notebook About Town Aftar A Batfc. W H f c ^ Cuticora Soap RECORDS found or entered QX1-; Deeatnr woman who had promised to do alt aha could In behal' of the woTnen candidates for township offices, came near srolng- back ,, ; . o n her promise. She almost forgo! lly ctizzln Artie stayed at my house ] to vote. ; - * . ' V \ "". was g.'.ting «along toward npqn all nlt« la»t nlte, and after a wile we had to go to bed on account of pop ordering u* to go after he .got tired' of suggesting .«· to. and we was lay- Ing there waiting to go to sleep and tawklng about 'dlffrcnt subjeck* ·utch «· the werst places to get; ·plln'ter* and Vlch we would rather be, a captain down In a submarine of Jest a lootenant up In, a alreoplanei and Artie sed Aw heck, 1m too mutch awake to be going to deep. So am I, wat do you say we play a game of checker*? I sed. ^ AH rite, wat'do. you 1 'say we do? .Artie sed. And I got UP and lltt the lite and i" when her brother drovn .up to thr house and found her In the basement busy with the family Avashlng. "Have you voted yet?" he inquired "Voted, w^hat for?", . "Why. for township officers. Dldu't you know this was townahip election day?" .'--· - : . . ' ' * · ' . - - , - ' , . . . "My .Koodness!'^..and I promised to get out and work for \those women candidate* Wa.lt till I change m clothe* and then .you can drive me to the polls" ' A little later she was out worMi\y for:. ; her favorite candidate*.' South Suffer* Wave of . Fanaticism. BV ARTHUR PATTKRSOiV. (Copyright, !»»»)'' .· Atlauta, April t--Reilg-lous fanaticism is believed respofmlbla for a n u m b e r o f , m u r d e r s and a case .of self-mutilation which have' occurred In tiie South r«cently. N Quick action of sursrcon* and h;» own -strong constitution are all that eafved Herbert Tingle, a eeventecn- ye.ir-olI farmer boy of Locust Crov» G.i:; when .'he'.obeyed litwally the Ulbllcal injunction, "If Thv j Hand Offended Thee, Cut It Off. TOOK NINE BIXW'S, He laid his hand on a. 'chopping block, and cut It oft with «.n axe. BwlnRTlns th« heavy blade nlne.'tlmea bctwo h«. severed th* bone and thr f l f l S h . · ' - .,., '.. : . - . · . : ' T«-o weeks before that; John Eva Winchester.- an eighteen-year-old g;irl living; at Seffne'r. Fla., .lew her *lck fatherliyitamplnc him upon* the fire »nd clieu until *h* had trampled the life out of him. The srlr' acted at: the command of her motlier who declared thatVJesu* ordered the'death'-of Winchester becau*e the devil was l.i him Since then both have been tried. The mother was committed to an ln*ne asylum and the daughter waa re leased becauie It wa» Known'that Mr . was :acting .entirely under ; he \ mother's direction*. KILLED FOUR RELATIVES. At the time of . t h e Wihcheate tragedy, the -ertme» of Frank McDow ell, nineteen-year-old slayer of liH parent*',aad of h i t ' t « o «lst«r».'-wcic fresh In the public mind. He burned lii* two sister* to death at.their hor.:e in Decntur. Ga., rind ft -year later to the day killed lii* parent* In St. Petersburg-, Fla., Vij" sfmotins tlicm :i« they lay asleep In bed, 1I« leclareif that he committed all tlici»e murderf in the effort to atone for tlie «in nf cursmg; the Holy Ghost when lie war a boy only eleven years 1 old. Hlr weird «tory waa tliat as a .child 1 e bla«pliem«d against the Holy Ghos' because he found one day that b u t tons were missing from a clean sliirt he meant to put on. AWAITING-TRIAL. Later he heard n. preacher declare tliat Kuch blasphemy w--· the unpardonable sin end could be expiated only through fire an« tjlood. He in- | stated that In burning his sister* and · ·hooting hi* paVenU lie was «eokliie; «uch atonement. McDowell is In Jail at Cloarwater, Fla., nwaitlnjr trial. Herbert Tingle, tho eighth grade s'udent who chopped off his owt hand Is the *nn of a wll-to-do farmer.' The family had prone to bed and Herbert wa» supposed to be asleep Instead of Bleeping however, lie crept silently through the back door oT the farm house t-j the woodshed. There lie lit a lantern and hung It en e nail near the -wood block. TJi^n he- picked up a heavy axe.-'., placed ' hit right hajnd Ijatrn down on the block and began to .'hack'..at tils wrist: H«. ·truck -nine time*. Inflicting woundp that ranged from his wrist to hii ·Ibow. . . . , - ' \ HIS ATONEMENT. With hi* .band hanging by a. shred of *kln he ran Into tne house, holding up the bleeding stump, and cried to his tether and mother: "See I're Oont It. If they right hand off end tbee, cut -it off.- -· -·'·.-; - ' : ; '- · G E N U I N E SAFE-CABINETS WILDER L WILDER Always visible- Records entered or nod on either tide of card without removing from tray. 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