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to God's- creatures and from them
learned a new poetry, a new mean ing to all life, a new message for man. Venerable in years, his heart is still verdant with spring. Ford raised the curtain which held the secret of industrial injustice and a world of workers is getting a glimpse of what vistas of content may yet be theirs when those who toil share equitably in the products of their labor. He threw the bulk of millions back of an ideal and penury, stinted lives and hopelessness were replaced with contentment, plenty and new courage. These men need no dollar mark to measure their success. They count it in a different coinage. They stand upon' no eminence of money to look down upon the wrecks of trampled brothers. Out in Cod's sunlight, even as they play, their eyes look level into those oi their fellows and their big re ward is knowing that the world is a better place for all because they lived and served. STORY OF OLIVER AND HIS TWIN BROTHER IS A TRACED Y FOR A SHAKESPEARE ' SAYS HERBERT QUICK I think the world is tired of her fervid, strained, highly-coolred, hectic fiction the story of adventure and mystery. We no longer sit up of nights reading with bated breath the tale which leaves the heroine hanging ' over the cliff by her fair hair entan gled in the bough Of an ancient cedar, or turn to the last page in a fever of excitement to find' out whether the hero's villainous twin brother, who Ipoks just like him,- married the girl or got his inheritance. But this feeling of apathy on the part of the reading public is not based on any justifiable objection on the ground that these hair-raising tales are impossible. They are quite pos sible. A news story in today's Day Book shows this. It is the story of the Georgia banker,- A. D. Oliver of Climax fitting name, that! who has actually served a term of years in prison for the crime of his twin brother, who is his double in appearance. The brother married one woman, and A. D. Oliver another. Oliver's wife found out that a man whom she thought was her husband was living with another wo man. Oliver was arrested on the com plaint of some one, and' subsequently tried, convicted, sent to prison, served his term,, and when liberated was ex tradicted to Mississippi to be tried for the alleged crime of his twin, who is ' living in Honduras, where there are no extradition laws. In the meantime Mrs. Oliver, freed from her convict husband', had re married. Oliver convinced the Missis sippi court of the truth of the above story, and no doubt it is true; but, if he imposed on the court, his imposi tion is as wild a story as the one he told the court. Here is a tragedy for a Shake speare or an Aeschylus; and it is not yet finished. What of the future of these lives? Here is mystery for the scandal-monger, adventure for the adventurous, suffering for the pathos specialist and it's all in the paper. o o IT IS TO WORRY In the past ten years, '46,089 men have deserted from the U. S. army. In 1913, the proportion of men who deserted compared to the number who enlisted was over 17 per cent. Our costly battleships become "ef fete" in almost no time and "our standing army," once in ten years, prefers to bear a criminal record for life rather than serve longer. According to some alleged states-. men, we ought to go to slaughtering Mexico in order to get some return for our naval investment and to whet ap our patnotisis.