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THE FALLA CITY NBW8.
lu the first place, the enemy, aa well
N EED LE BOTHERED HER.
as ourselves, were war luad. and lu the
> second there was no way of I-ringing | Taksn from Back o f Woman Altar Ba
prisoners behind the Hues. It became
mg Embaddad Two Yoara.
evident that Henri nnd I must leave
Philadelphia A fter working its way
! our hiding place and get hack to our
nloug the arm o f Mrs. A. Greenfield of
men or be shot down.
¡1100 North Waruuk street, a neetll*
“ Rut the changes wi re so rapid that
which entered the pului of her hand
before we could make up our minds to
' »wo years ago waa extracted from her
take our chances iu Hie,In a gentle
h boulder recently lu the Childrens Hit
! Story Told by
Red Cross 1 breeso from the southeast wafted n lunopatlilc hospital.
noxious cMud upou us that drove us
Iu August, 1013, Mrs. Greeutield was
dowu luto the very Ixdtout o f the
trench and held us there with out working her sewlug machine, when the
faces buried, our eyes closed, lu the needle wus thrust Into her baud, be
soil. Then the enemy « halved upon j comlug embedded lu the flesh.
By HLfcEN BRENNAN
At tbo time her doctor utilised ber
our men. and dowu came the Unites o f
those who were shot while ccosalug | to have mu X ray used, so ss to pro-
) vent the needle from worklug Its way
Soon after the breaking out o f the ) the ;rvnch, burying us under a pile of
! to ber heart She neglected It, bony-
great world's war I left my home to dead aud wounded.
over, aud did not feet auy pain until
go abroad to eugage In lied Cross
a week ago, when her shoulder became
work, spending nearly a year in that
struggling against our covering, we sore. She iveut to the hospital, and
service. Shortly before returning for
reached a point where we could look the doctors found the needle several
recuperation— for 1 was entirely In
about us. The gas had been blown to luches under her skin, close to the
capacitated—I stopped one day to rest
our own treuclies aud had been fol
in the cottage o f a peasant. The only
lowed by a hay,met charge o f the en
occupant was a young woman about
emy, who had been thinned to untb
NEGRO IS 104 YEARS OLD.
twenty-two years o f age, whom I took
Inguess by ra|iid fire gnus.
for a maiden.
She was dressed In
“ Tad us run for It,' I said to uiy Election Day Figure In Chattanooga,
what mourning she could afford, which I chum.
Tenn„ le Uncle Ilham.
was not much. She told me that she
“ 'No,' replied Henri.
'W e would
Atlanta. Ga. — Pncle lsham Gridin,
wore it for a loTer.
' never make otir Hues. Do you see the
Tw o photographs hung side by side enemy tumbling into those trenches not who will he 106 years old next March,
on the wall. Each represented a fine a hundred yurds from us? W e would was born near Augusia. Ga., aud lives
looking young man In the uniform of have to run the gantlet of their rifles now In Chattanooga, Tenu. He was
a French soldier One o f the pictures I-et us stay where we are for the pres ten years old when Napoleon died
He was bom before the telegraph, the
was wreathed In flowers.
e n t Our men may push forward aud
trlepbouc. the pbouograph or the u<>
“ Is th a t” I asked, pointing to the cover us.'
(Ion picture. The aeroplane aud the
one decorated, “ a picture of your
“There was not now a living man in
fireless cooker ure uioety years young
: the trench where we were, though
er than old lsham.
“ Yes, madame.”
: there were many dead. And yet I can
No one ever attempted to Influence
“ And the other 7"
not l>e certain o f this, for there was
his vote, because everybody knew that
“That Is my husband.“
such a din that If there were wounded
he voted the same kind o f ticket “ Un
I looked at her surprised.
I could not hear them groan It seem
“ I presume you married for some ed that Satan had brought hell with cie Dan I.lllard” did.
other reason than love?”
him to the air ns well ns on the land. 1 Once a young Democrat brought him
“ No. madame; I love my husband."
for. being exhausted. I lay down lu the In a buggy six miles to the polls, but
“ And your lover?"
trench, nnd there above me 1 saw two when I’ ncle lsham dismounted he
“ I love him. too, though be is dead." neroplnnes carrying on the fight far hunted up Mr. Llllard and voted his
“ 1 see. He died. You gave your nbove the beads o f those murdering t leket.
HfttimUy, J Amur y 1, IUI«
O U R B A R G A IN LIS T O F P ER IO D IC A LS
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heart to another who lives.”
“ No. madame 1 married one lover,
giving him my heart Then the other
lover died, and 1 gave him my heart
“ And was not your husband Jea!
“ No. madame; he loves Henri as
much as I.”
Hearing a stamping on the floor be
hind. I turned and saw a man with a
wooden support for a missing leg.
"This is my husband." said the wo
man. “ He will tell yon why we both
love one who loved me Tell her. Vic
She placed a chair in position for the
poor fellow, who had evidently not
long been without his missing ieg; ar
ranged his underpinning so that it
would give him the least discomfort,
filled a pipe with tobacco and poured
out a glass of red wine for him Tak
lng a sip o f the wine, he looked at the
picture that was decorated, evidently
drinking to it. Then be told me the
"Henri and Clocbette and 1 were
brought up together, playmates and
schoolmates. Henri and 1 were chums
and loved each other, and when we
grew to manhood we both loved Clo
che t to. but neither knew that of the
I did not suspect that Henri
loved her, for he was a very undemon
strative man and did not tell his se
crets. But I have believed since bis
death that he loved her from boyhood
Whether he suspected that I loved her
I do not know to this day.
“ One day I told Henri that Clochette
was my betrothed, i fancied 1 saw a
pallor stealing over his face, but it dis
appeared so soon that I thought little
about It A fterw ard Clochette told me
that he had iwoposed to her the day
before I asked her to be my wife. I
can now see what a shock my an
liomioement most have been to him.
“ But neither o f ns could have Clo
chette then, for suddenly the war broke
out, and Henri and I were both called
to the colors, going to the front in the
same regiment. By this time 1 had
learned that Henri had met with a
great disappointment in losing Clo
chette. and I told him the day we were
entrained for the front that In case I
was killed it was my wish that he
should marry Clochette; that I had ex
pressed this wish to her and she had
promised me she would accede to It
"You sec. madame. by this time !
made It the interest o f Henri that I
should be killed. Had he tx-en u
lain he could have shot me In bur'.t
and no one hut himself would h: ve
known that he was a murderer Bor I
knew be was not that kind o f man.
“ Henri and I Joined that army which
extended southeastward through Pel
glum and along the border o f France
and were In the battles occurring wbil •
we were being driven back toward
Paris Then came the battle of th:*
Maine and the subsequent fighting for
the possession of Calais. During ail
this time neither Henri nor I received
a scratch. When later we were struck
Henri received his death wound and I
lost my leg.
“ You remember, madame, when late
in September, in the second year o f the
war. we and the British, after four
weeks sending a storm o f missiles
against the German trenches, moved
forward along the whole line. Well, in
that movement, in which it seemed to
us and our enemies as if the end o f the
world bad come. Henri advanced
with the rest, and. being not only in the
same regiment, but In the same com
pany. we were near together. Once
through the horrible surroundings,
when I was stumbling over dend and
wounded, the din o f 10.000 thunder
storms beating on my eardrums, I
caught sight o f Henri. His eyes were
momentarily fixed on me as If fearful
that I would never come out o f the
“ W e followed the retreating foe too
fast for the rest o f the line, and n
number o f us were cut off Henri and
I took refuge In a deserted trench. It
was not a time for taking prisoners.
one another on the land
I dared not
rise to get any other view, for above BITTEN BY MAN; HE SUES.
the trench missiles were firing so thick
that not a spear o f wheat would have Victim Brings Unique Suit Against th*
City of Minneapolis.
been left standing if iu the way.
"Presently the tiring fiom our lines
Minneapolis.-Bitten by a uiau he
died dowu. aud we heard orders given ejected from the branch public library
lu the enemy’s ranks indicating that at the Gateway, Jay Smith, employed
they were about to make a charge. at the branch, has demanded damages
We knew that we must go down lu from the city under the workingman's
that rush if we remained where we compensation a ct
were and we must get out. There was o f the city legal department said
a possibility that we might reach our Smith's claim was the most unusual
lines alive, though we could uut hope that had come to his notice.
to do so unhit.
“ A drunken man entered the II
“ Tom e.' said Heuri: 'w e must be off
brary." said Mr. Jackman. "M r. Smith
Something tells uie that 1 shall he started to usher him out. The fellow
killed and that you will be sgved. I f 1 utruggled and finally bit Mr. Smiths
can do anything to Insure your being right hand, causing deep lacerations
spared to Clochette I shall die content
on me thumb aud index fingers "
“ He pushed me uut of the trench, aud
we ran as sw iftly ns our legs would
carry us toward our men. During that
brief flight I w as conscious that Ileuri
was running directly behind me. cover
lng me with his body. What could I
do to prevent this? Nothing. To stop |
and protest would only have brought j
death to us both. I run on till I came ;
within a few yards o f our Hues; then
one o f my legs was knocked from un
dor me, nnd I fell. I was conscious of ;
being picked up and carried away, but
after that for some time knew nothing.
“ When I came back to consciousness
Topeka.—T w o gangs of prisoners—
I asked If Henri had escaped. I was
100 from the state penitentiary und
told that he had protected me from tin
enemy’s fire till Just before I fell, when 100 from the state reformatory —will
he was shot through the body Then ¡i be placed ut work next spring building
roads. It will be an experiment.
surgeon came aud amputated my leg.
“ And now you see me with a life be i I f it works well more gangs will be
fore me that has been given Clochette put out; if It falls (he two gangs will
be returned to their res|>ective lustltu
by Henri. Do you wonder that we dec
orate his picture with flowers? Do you | tions The plans lu detail will lie work
wonder that Clochette loves him dead [ ed out this winter by Governor Cap
as well as she loves me living? What • |H*r, Warden Cixldtng and Superiuten
use for me to say that I would rather i »lent Herr.
Under the constitution the state cun
The sentence was not finished, for j not engage In internal Improvements,
bis w ife put her arms around her hits j such as road work. For that rea on
hand and ntopi»etl the words with h the prisoners will have to work trailer
* | the Jurisdiction of county authorities
This will necessitate the stale euterlug
"Now . madame.” said the wife, “ you
into arrangements with a couple o f
understand bow it is possible for an
counties to try the plan.
honest woman to have n lover aud a
The state can loan the prisoners to
husband How could I help loving the
the counties. Just what counties will
man who gave his life that my dear
be selected isn't settled, hut oue will
husband might be returned to me?”
lie in eastern central Kansas, in prox
She brought out some simple cakes
imity to (he iienltentlary, aud the other
that she bad made with her own hands
iu central Kansas, near the Hutcliln
and poured a glass of wine for each of
us. We stood, about to quaff the wiue.
Warden Codding says the petiiten
when both the htishmid and the wife
tlary cannot spare more than 100 pris
turned to the picture of the man who
oners next year for road work. "W e
bad died that they might be happy
can work most o f the nieu at the pris
with each other, and I Joined th-rn iu
an to better advantage.” said he
drinking to his memory
mining coal for the state Institutions
The episode revealed to me how Im
we cap save the state n vast stun of
perfect is lauguage
There ure no
money. Then our brick plant can save
words to express how a woman can
the state much money by supplying
have a lover and a husband without
the brick to the different institutions
' reproach. And yet here was a case. I
Our twine plant is a money saver for
j left the couple not oul.v with respect,
the people. and our big farm can he
but with heartfelt sympathy and thank
operuted at a profit to the prison.”
fulness that the poor mutilated soldier
It Is planned to put only the most
had such a woman to cheer him.
Incidents I saw during my ministry trustworthy men on road work. They
moved me more than this, for I took will not be handcuffed or chained or
kept In a barricade. They will be
1 the last message o f many a dying sol
treated Just aa free labor That is the
-iter, but no episode affected me in the
way they are handled In Colorado.
[ same way. There was in the sacrifice
An agreement will lie made by
as well as In the situation something
which each man who does good work
j unique. Anri who can tell how many
on the road will tie given three months'
such sacrifices worthy o f angels have
good time each year Instead of oue
accurred In that war where the fiend
mouth. The good time offer will he
reigned supreme? Well may we won
the great Inducement for the men to
der how it can come about that the
stick to the Joh. The state will require
manhood o f many nations Is going
the county to furnish food aud shelter
down Into the earth, and for what?
for the men. The state will donate
The acquaintance I had formed, the
story I had beard, seemed to me a fit
Fifty-year-old Cigar Good, but Strong.
clirunx to ray ministrations to war vie
Caldwell, N. J.—The work of tearing
tims. I left the couple with but one down the Grover House, which at one
comfort— that if the man must go mti
time was the home o f Grover Cleve
dinted through life there was one to land's father, was completed recently.
give him a happiness that perhaps Augustus Berger, who had charge of
would balance bis misfortune. In bid
the work, says that n cigar was picked
ding them good ly I breathed n prayer from behind n partition with n data
for that “ federation o f the world'
marked ou it showing It to be more
which will pass judgment on the nn than fifty years old. I.ou!s Courier, a
dons' quarrels Instead o f lenvlng them workman, smoked the cigar and on
to be settled as they have been settled Joyed it. although lie dci lured that It
■Inca the world began.
was a little strong.
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