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When 9 years old they were wad
ing in a puddle near their home. Louis stepped on a tin can and the bigs toe on his right foot was cut off. Not long after their parents died and Louis was taken by a family named. Harding. A year later the Hardings movfd away-jyith Louis, the twin with the nine toes. He- had been His photographs were sent broad cast. No trace of him was found. He isnow said to be. in Honduras, Cen-tral-'America. Alfred, the other twin, a few weeks later married Miss Rosebud English, a Georgia belle. Mrs. Louis Harding, wife of the twin brother in Mississippi, saw a legally adopted and, instead of be ing Louis C. "Oliver he became Louis C. Harding. That was the last the brothers heard of each other until 10 years ago, when Louis wrote to Alfred from Mississippi. He was doing well, he said, and owned -three big- lutnber mills near Greenwood. Also he' had a very pretty wife.- Alfred, in Georgia, also was pros pering. He had amassed a fortune, owned a chain of banks and was a social figure. - . .. TwO'years later Louis was arrested on charges of swindling several lum ber dealers, was convicted and sen tenced to prison for 10 years. He escaped. Alfred D. Oliver and his forhiSr wife -who divorced him because the wife of his twin brother claimed him as her own husband. .