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Her baby and her "boy."
In the one picture a fond and lov
ing mother holds tightly clutched to
her throbbing heart the" tiny being
she herself brought into God's great
and glorious world.
In the other picture this same baby
now grown to brave and sturdy
manhood is again in arms; but not
the same arms. They are so differ
ent With these arms he kills and is
slain. With thiB rifle he butchers oth
er mothers' "boys" and they in turn
lay in hidden trenches awaiting their
turn to send a bullet through his
heart They are not angry at one an
other no more so now than they
were as they cuddled against the
mother's breast, secure against all
danger in the mother arms.
But now they are at war ordered
to km and maim and destroy by
somebody who moves far above their,
In the picture below you can see
where these men-in-arms get their
stinging messengers of death the
bullets they hurl one at the other.
In time to come maybe these moth
ers will refuse to give life to these
babies and go through their years
with babyless arms as a mute protest
against the civilization that places
these selfsame babies, when grown
into manhood, in arms to fight their
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, June 28. Gen. Za
pata's forces in Mexico City have de
feated the Carranzistas under Gen.
Gonzales, according to state depart
ment advices this afternoon.
A dispatch from Consul Canada,
Vera Cruz, had previously caused
much confusion at the department.
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