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GIRL GETS LAW FOR MOTHERS'
the spurs to the animal, shouting to
"Get him away by the new cut
across the plateau and make no de
lay." The -victim of profuse mystifica
tion, Roger was released at. the out
skirts of Oreville, four hpurs later.
Not a word had his conductor spoken
during the swift dash, but two days
later Roger knew the truth.
Justin Dacre had given his life to
save him. He knew of the trap set
by Big Barlow. He had impersonat
ed Roger in a decoy dash past the
ambush of the desperadoes. He led
them a 10-mile chase, at last receiv
ing a fusiilade that ended his life.
They brought the hero to Oreville
and buried him with honors arid
tears and love. And' into the souls of
Lois and Roger there came a solemn
influence, a sacred memory that kept
alive undying reverence -for the no
ble wanderer who had made 'their
Prominent among the powders of
the earth just now of course is gun
powder. But let us not forget that the face,
bug and sedlitz varieties have their
Who. but has seen the- sprightly
cockroach fallen victim to a squirt
of the bug brand from a vest pocket
Who(but has witnessed the agonies
of young men as they stagger away
from the battleground of love with
the powder marks of conflict on their
And who but knows the glory of a
battle won by sedlitz against a rag
ing stomach the morning after?
There' is power in powder of every
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 16, 1823. Gen. John Pope,
one of the thirteen major generals of
the Civil war furnished by Illinois,
was born at old Kaskaskia.
When the Arkansas federation of
women's clubs failed, Miss Pendell, a
19-year-old high school girl of Fort
Smith, succeeded in obtaining pas
sage of a mothers' pension law. Aid
ed by Judge Henry Neil, father of the
mothers' pension law, the girl in
duced nearly every legislator singly
to vote for the bill.
LENTEN MENUSFOR ONE DAY.
By Biddy Bye.
Breakfast. Steamed figs; whole
wheat gems; coffee.
Luncheon. Scrambled eggs with
shredded lettuce; corn cake; stewed
Dinner. Cream of sago soup; cod
fish on toast; orange, banana and
lettuce salad; coffee jelly; coffee.