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MUTILATED MAN DENIES-GUILTT
OUR DAILY POEM
Mayfield, Ky. Henry Campbell,
victim of mutilation by Byrd Choate,
who accused Campbell of wronging
Mrs. Choate, "stoutly denies any.
guilt and is preparing to prosecute
Choate vigorously on the ground
that the latter's attack was reason
less and unprovoked.
"Mrs. Choate used to spend the
night at my house, when my wife
Vas there, and when Choate himself
was away from home," he says.
Mrs. Campbell supports her hus
Campbell has become very weak
since the attack and friends fear he
will not live until the trial.
THEY'RE ALL DECEIVERS
Miss 0Hallehan Shure, an' niver
trust a. perliceman. They're a de
Mrs. O'Grogan They are that
Me man Moike was completely taken
in by one last night, an'hasn't got
Martin Reits, age 87, of North
Point, Pa., is still following the plow
on his farm, and one of the team of
horses that he is using is .30 years
old and still -doing good service.
r IT NEVER RETURNS
By Edith Homer
Once more the gorgeous sun fades in
the west, '
Once more night comes on silent,
breathjess wings, '
Once more King Slumber soothes all
, life to rest,
Once more the stars peep forth in
And once again the bright old moon
j - steals forth,
Encircling earth with hazy, golden
Once more she starts her strange
and mystic course,
Disturbing lone mortals' wondrous
Once more time tells us of the de
parture , '
Of days and nights that mortals
call a year;
And then the old course.is assumed
Of never-ending days and nights
- and years.
But once the glowing coals of love
v have burned
To glowing coals the ashes ne'er re
A Canadian soldier in a' hospital
near Bromley, Kent, has a thin metal
splinter from an explosive bullet
lodged 'in his heart Its, presence
was disclosed by X-rays, and, for the
time being, no operation is contem
plated. "Whether the metal splinter
works in or out means the difference
between life and death for the pa
tient The patient, who gets about
as freely as any convalescent, feels
the splinter much in the way that a
nail in a boot irritates the foot He
can not sleep on his left side and
finds that practically sitting up in
bed aU night is "the easiest way of