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1 THE GROWING INCLINATION TOWARD A SANER METHOD OF CELEBRATING THE FOURTH OF JULY. Rariirfield. Mass, amu&es and at the same time instructs its youth with historic pageantry. Other cities are falling into line, until the usual carnival of noise and destruction of life limb and property may be some day reproduced in miniature on a float for the pitying amusement of our children's children. BETTER FUN THAN GIANT FIRECRACKERS. Sp>-<ngfie!d boys in the comic section of a Fourth of July parade. DESK ON WHICH THOMAS JEFFERSON DRAFTED THE DEC LARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. Reproductions of such relics as this, of which the country hold* many would make a special Fourth of July exhibition. VIKINGS WHO FIRST SPIED THE LAND OF THE NOISY FOURTH. Bwedish float In a Sprir gfieid (Mass-) celebration of the dajr. SUNDAY. JULY 4. 1009. WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE. The automobile truck looks incongruous, but the boat «■ not a power boa*. THE DAY AFTER THE DAY WE Ctl-EBRATE. Typical scene in many American homes, where the lad that was so full of life an<l joy yesterday lies blinded, perhaps irremediably, due to careless handling of fire works. (< uurlesy of Ufe.) THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. Shoeing t!ie original draft preserved in steel case at th« Department of State in Washington. EIGHT PAGES.