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"I believe," Hartmann continued,
"that God, a personal Supreme Be
ing, sits upon his golden throne in
heaven and directs antl judges man
kind. I believe that when the end
-of the world comes that the good will
go to heaven and the wicked will be r
thrnttm infrt 9 hjiimlno- oaiiHrnn 1
where they will burn until there is
nothing left of them. 1 do not be
lieve in ternal punishment"
Such is the attitude of this unusual
young man, who must stand trial for
his life before a jury.
This is what his sister says: "When
I was with Jack Druihan I liked him.
When he went away I hated him. I
couldn t look my husband in the face.
Chris was always 'so good and kind
to me. I have no excuse. I have sim
ply gone through .hell."
"I still love her," is what the hus
NOTHING TO LAUGH AT
An Ohio man was having a lot of
trouble piloting a one-tent show
through the middle west. He lost a
number of valuable 8iS;a3? by acci
dent and otherwise. Therefore it was
with a sympathetic mien that one of
the keepers undertook the task of
breaking the news of another disas
ter. He began thus: '
"Mr. Smith, you remember that
laughing Jiyena in cage 9?"
"Remember the laughing hyena?"
demanded the owner, angrily. "What
the deuce are you driving at?"
"Only this, Mr. Smith. He ain't got
nothing to laugh at this morning."
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
July 18, 1765. At a conference at ty
Ouiatanon, Pontiac and the chiefs of
four tribes of Illinois Indians told the
British agent that they were-willing
to make peace and to let the British
take over possession of the French
posts in their country.
ble in justification for killing Duihan.
Duihan, a former policeman in the
tenderloin district of Sacramento,
was found dead in his cabin in the lit
tle settlement of Waterloo, near here,
recently. Hartmann, who- is a sailor
in the navy, was arrested later at the
Vallejo station, where he was on
Of the three now concerned, the
brother is the outstanding figure.
The husband, in spite of his forgiving
attitude, is only in the background.
The wife, who grew up as an unso
phisticated country girl, does hot at
tract the same amount of interest as
does her brother.
When Emerson and Delilah Hart
mann were mere children, their
mother ran away with another man.
They were raised by an older sister
under the rigid laws of the Seventh
It is this training that accounts
for the calm faith with which the
young man views his predicament.
He is a fine, upstanding type physi
cally and shows not the leasfconcern
over his future.
"It was growing up together like
this," said Hartmann, "that made my
sister and I love one another so
much. When I grew old enough to
know the truth, I vowed that no
woman should ever lose her virtue
through me, and that I-hould never
know a woman except as my wife.
The sin of adultery must be pun
ished. The bible says so.
"This man," referring to Duihan,
"was the enemy of all womankind.
My sister is not to blame. - He hyp
notized her. I know what he want
ed. He wished to send her into white
slavery. And when she told me ev
erything I went out to tell him he
must leave this part of the country
or I would kill him. He drew his gun
first, but I might have killed him any
way. I would do the same thing again
under the same circumstances. I
have no fear of death, for I know I
shall go to heaven. j
leap -you never know jut how you,