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your body. Stretch your lungs
ancUyour liver. Stretch your
heart. Take the whole wide
world into its embrace. Stretch
your mind to its broadest. You
can even stretch a point, if there
by your mouth stretches in a
Rawlins, Wyo., Oct. 14-
Twenty-eight convicts have es
caped from Wyoming state pen
here since Saturday.
Sixteen have been recaptured.
One has been killed. One citizen
of Rawlins, Chas. Stressner, has
been killed by the convicts.
The city is in a state of terror.
Men, and women sat up all last
night with rifles over their knees,
guarding their homes and children.-
It was like the days of the
Twenty convicts escaped Sat
urday under the leadership of
Butch Dalton, a life termer and
notorious bad man.
They swept through the town,
no one darmg to oppose them,
and into the open country.
Warden Alston ordered out
half a dozen posses to capture
them dead or alive. He himself
took charge of the p6sses.
While Alston and onejialf of
; the pen guards were in pursuit of
the escaped men, Antonio Paseo,
ianother notorious bad man, or
ganized eight ther prisoners,
overpowered the guards and es
caped. Stressner tried to capture
Paseo. JPaseo shoj: and killed him.
The eight convicts kept together
and aff sr the killing of Stressner 1
took to the hills. Paseo was later
There four of the eight were
recaptured and one killed. Three
are still at large. They are heav
ily armed and there is certain to
be a battle before they are taken,
It is' feared that they have joined
with the eight still remaining of
the 20 who escaped Saturday.
TO THAW PIPES
There are several devices for
thawing out frozen pipes, but
none of them has the attractions
of a schenie adopted by a chemist
who worked the thing out in his.
He got a bottle of grain alco
hol, turned'the spigot so that its
mouth pointed , upward, turned
the spigot on and poured in the.
alcohol. He kept pouring until
the water began to flow. A chem
ical action was set up in the pipe
by the alcohol which caused the
ice to disappear.
Only pure grain alcohol will do
the work, how.ever Wood alco
hol and the denatured product be
And it might further be said
that the only safe way to thaw
out a HOT jjater pipe is to have
a plumber dp it else there might
be an explosion of the water back
of the stove that will do some