THE WASHINGTON TDIES. THURSDAY; APRIL 5,' 1917.
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ENDS LONG EXILE
"Ivan the Cobbler" Returns to
Lead His Cossack
NEW YORK, April 0. A. little old
man sat on a little old trunk on the
deck of a departing liner and wept,
turning: his faded eyes away when
any one approached, like a child who
is ashamed of his tears.
On the pier below and -alone the
rail where his companions gathered.
the flag- of the newest republic
snapped In the wet wind. The men
along- the rail shouted, ','Lonff "ve
Russia! Long live our dear land!
Russia, the new republic! Freedom
"They were reins' home, twenty of
them. Political exiles, cast forth from
their nation, they were returning to
her in her new born glory.
That was why the little old man
sat and wept apart and looked out
across the broad sea jath, which led
to the Narrows, with eyes blurred and
very wistful. "Old Ivan the Cobbler"
was going back to lead his adoring
Cossacks once more. The dream of
twenty-two' years was coming true.
Twenty-Two Years In Exile.
Already the old yellow wooden
trunk seemed his charger. Behind
him he could hear in the beating rain
the clatter of lances who rode for
Russia. After twenty-two years of
exile. Gen! Teter Alexis Korranov was
returning to his owm
"Ivan the Cobbler of Hester Street"
he had been. Lord of a thousand
fighting men he would be. But now
he was only an old man, who cried
lest his heart should break for happi
ness. While the voices of his repatriated
companions still shouted the name of
the new-born land, he told the story
of one who had wielded the sword
for his Ciar and had been repaid.
Tea. I am really a Russian gen
eral, although my friends here know
me much better as 'Old Ivan the Cob
bler.' For the last fifteen years I
hava mended all the shoes on Hester
street during the day, ana nightly
prayed to the blessed virgin that I
might some day return to lead my
Cossack regiment to victory.
"That day has come at last, and I
am -going home. I -doubt If you can
appreciate my emotions, as you
Americans have not the love of coun
try Inborn, as we Russians have,"
""as Sent to Siberia.
He paused, wiped his eyes, and then
continued, slipping into French,
which he speaks more fluently than
He was educated at the University
?7 Ca?ST roiyKcnmque in
lege he had led his Cossacks in quell
ing several uprisings. "Our regiment
feared neither God nor the devil," he
said half proudly, half regretfully.
Six years after he left the Poly
technique, ability, plus family con
nections and friends at court, had
raised Aim over the hesds of older
men to, the distinction of being the
youngest general of division In the
army. At court his personality was
round so pleasing that he was made
chief of police in Moscow. The iron
rule he established there gave him
the post of governor of Kiev.
Those who had envied his success
found an opportunity to take it from
him. They charged him with extor
tion. He was tried in Petrograd, con
victed, and sent to Siberia.
For three years he was held a pris
oner In the bleak prison land of Rus
sia, and then came his chance for es
cape. Hade Escape From Prison.
Russia was building a railway, and
he, because of his technical training,
was placed at the head of a party of
prospectors who were to explore the
interior. On the night before their
return he mounted his horse and fled.
Eventually he reached Shanghai, slxty
tuunus iitiiier man wnen he had
started 111, but ree.
"At Shanghai 'I boarded a freighter
bound for America, and agreed to
work my passage as cook's assistant."
he continued. "We stopped at Toka
homa to take on cargo, but while
there the crew mutinied. I took the
part of the officers, and In the gen
eral melee received this cut from a
belaying pin." General Krovanov
pointed to a long, Jagged scar reach
ing from his left eye almost to his
"After five months in a hospital
again sought to take passage to
America, and after a vqyage lasting
nrany two months and a half arrived
Feared Srrret Service.
"Even though living In a republic, I
was In constant fear of the Russian
secret sen ice and the long tentacles
which might any -moment carry me back
to that weary Siberia. I decided that I
must keep under cover at all costs, and
to that end ultimately took up the
trade of cobbler. In Russia every boy
is taught a trade, no matter what his
station in life may be. and I had
learned In youth to peg shoes. As a
cobbler I had more lime to myself
more time for reading, thinking, and
planning Planning always to return.
That was my obseiulon
"Hearing that there were many po
litical exiles In the Eastern States. I
decided, to come to New York and seek
kij compatriot, i nan rnangeil my
name to Ivan Korostony my mother's
maiden name and as 'Old Ivan' I have
pegged shoes and sold randies to the
children of the east side during the
dsy and met with a few cronies in the
back room of my little basement shop
I.ast night we had a celebration
the first on in twenty-live years. We
had to celebrate our emancipation from
the bonds of exile. We" are going home
to sere Russia In her hour of greatest
need because we are Russians."
$50,000 FOR PITCHING ARM.
The pitching arm of James Daniel
Despert Is worth $50,000, the District
Supreme Court Is told in a petition
for damages In that sum against the
Philadelphia. Baltimore and Wash
ington Railroad Company. Despert
Informs the court that while a mem
ber of the Brooklyn Royal plants,
riding from Washington to New
Vork. he we struck on the arm by
a hard subrtanre from a passing
freight train The Injury Is alleged
to have resulted In amputatlqn of
the arm The petition for damages
was filed by Attorneys William R.
Harr and C C Fralser. .
STUDENTS HONOR FLAG
High Pupils Taught
With three companies of uniformed
cadets standing at attention and the
orchestra playing patriotic airs, the
pupils of Business High School were
yesterday Instructed how to saluto
the American flag and to stand whan
the national anthem was played.
This was suggested In a recent let.
ter of Superintendent 'Thurston to ail
principals of public schools.
Short addressed were made by
Charles Hart, a teacher, chairman of
the military committee of the school.
Captain Moore, of Company E, and
Captain Wilkes, of Company G, of the
Cadet Corps. t
OBJECT OF HATRED
DIES BRAZIL'S HERO
Dr. Oswaldo Cruz, Who Made
Rio de Janeiro Sanitary,
Revered After Death.
RIO DE JANEIRO. March 1 (By
Mail). Eight or ten years ago Dr.
Oswaldo Cruz was the most hated and
abused man on the South American
continent. He died on February -II,
and it is doubtful if the death of any
one man has ever moved Brazilians to
such deep and sincere grief. Col
umns of eulogy fill every news
paper, tons 'of granite monuments will
make this praise permanent, and his
memory will be that of one of
Brazil's great men.
AH qf this hate and love was gen
erated in Dr. Cruz'a administration of
the government department of public
health. His greatest accomplishment
was the sanitation of Rio Janeiro,
changing this great port from a pest
hole to a "health resort. His methods
caused the hate, and his results
brought the love of the people.
From time immemorial this city
had periodically been visited by the
dread plague, yellow fever. People
died like flies sometimes hundreds
in a day and there seemed to be no
escape. Narrow, crooked streets,
house airless and filthy, all without
the- slightest attempt at sanitation,
made an everlasting breeding place
Dr. Cruz, a practically unknown
doctor, was appointed to the director
ship of public health in the govern
ment's attempt to free the city of the
plague, and he waa given carte bltnc
to do as he saw fit.
Prescribes Bitter Remedy.
The remedy Dr. Cruz prescribed
was bitter. It meant the discarding
of old ideas, of established customs.
a complete change In the city's way
of living. To begin with, the entire
downtown part of the city waa torn
n1 remode,,. streets were wld
ened and straightened. Houses were
demolished by the hundreds and'oth-
fers remodeled to admit air and light
and other requirements ot iijuut-m
sanitation. Rigorous Inspection was
made on all new work. Building
laws were passed with health as the
main nhirt and they were enforced.
Tii "Mnsauito Corns" wu estab
lished with a personnel of more than
2,000 men equipped' wifh modern ma
chinery and methods for the sole pur
pose of killing mosquitoes and de
stroying their breeding places. Food
supplies and the handling thereof
were taken under government super
vision. Compulsory vaccination was
established, and finally a great pub
licity campaign was waged to educate
the people in sanitary ways of living.
The result was that Rio became a
Spotless Town, and Is probably the
cleanest city In the world today.
Being stung by a mosquito today
causes more wrath than a personal in
sult. Every house In the city has am
ple bath accommodations and they are
used. The streets are wide, clean and
beautiful. And, greatest accomplish
ment of all, the people understand
and are fervent supports of all the
Great DlfBrnltles Met,
But all this waa not accomplished
without heartbreaking difficulties.
Proprietors did not enjoy being ousted
and their buildings demolished. Re
modeling the city cost millions of
dollars that the people had to pay.
The prejudice agalst cleanliness was
almost a superstition. Vaccination
was a horror for most of the common
The wrath aroused by Dr. Cruz's
radical methods was astounding In its
proportions. Hundreds of attempts
on his life were made. He was fired
at by would be assassins and stoned
whenever the public recognized him.
His house was the object of assault
seversl times. His escapes from death
were often truly miraculous.
But he stuck to his guns. He fought
the people for their own good, and
the government had the wisdom to
back him up.
It required twelve years to estab
lish sanitation In Rio. When at length
it was accomplished the people woke
as though from a long aleep. The
hatred of Dr. Cruz was changed to
confidence and veneration. And as
the results of his propaganda became
fully apparent the love of the people
Increased until It Is doubtful if there
is a name In Brazilian history that
wakes the enthusiasm of that of Dr.
Dr. Cruz was born In this city. He
was educated in the schools of (his
city. In Paris and In Berlin, and was
forty-four years old. Under his renre
sentatlon Rio was awarded first prize
at the last International congress of
municipal nygiene at Berlin.
ur. Cruz bore an International remi
tatlon as a scientist. Among those
who will hold his name In the most
grateful memory are the foreigners
who come to Brazil, because It was
tne rorelgner who fell quickest and
easiest victim to "Yellow Jack."
CIRCUS-STOCK SENT AWAY
Five Elephants Shipped North From
EL.LICOTT CITY, Md., April B.
Five big elephants from Folly Quar
ters, home of Van Lear mack, were
shipped today to Ringllng Bros.,
Bridgeport, Conn. The elephants were
quartered on the Folly Quarter farm
during the winter by the Williams
Company, of which Dorsey Williams
Is the head.
Other circus stock thst hss been
wintered by the Williams Compsny,
who control about 3,700 acres of farm
land for wintering purposes In How
ard county, were shipped this morn
ing. Including thirty horses. About
forty circus horses still In the county
will be shipped this week.
CAUTION IN BATTLE
Soldiers Shown They Cannot
Serve Country by Running
WITH THE FRENCH ARMIES,
March" 2 (by. mall). French soldiers
are being taught today that the small
est and most useless thing a man can
do for his country is needlessly to
give her his life.
Next to 'getting killed, the smallest
thing he can do for her Is needlessly
to g,et wounded.
The greatest thing he can do for
his country is neither to get killed
nor wounded, but to keep on fighting
sp long aa his country has need of his
A soldier killed Is a soldier who can
never be replaced. Such is the axiom
of the French army, in its effort to
reduce to the minimum the risks
taken by its soldiers in battle.
The French military authorities also
proceed on the theory that the great
majority of soldiers are brave and
only a few are not. Instruction Is
now given French soldiers as to how
best to save themselves for th,elr
country. As much attention is given
to those who are inclined to over
expose themselves as to those Who. in
an effort to protect themselves,
through lack of bravery merely incur
new risks and dangers.
The net result has been largely to
overcome the fear that Is always to be
foifnd in a certain small nercentare.
of men and to reduce to a surprising
degree the French losses In action.
Big Shells May Be Harmless.
One of the first lessons the French
soldier Is taught In the art of self
preservation Is that big shells, al
though about the most terrifying
things In the world, can to a brave
and intelligent man be rendered prac
tically narmiess. it has been demon
strated that a big shell. In spite of
wie terror-inspiring- roar of Ita ap
proach. Is likely to do very little harm
unless It strikes the precise spot
where a soldier may be standing. This
happens only In & small percentage of
wnen me shell does strike and
burst, the fragments nearly all fly
upward, so that with the approach of
me missile. If a soldier throws hlm-
""" on me ground or Into a con-
.cnieni sneu nole, his chances of
ii iK k'Iled or wounded are very
aui, a,, on me oyier hand, he falls
v T. lne terrng noise of the
shell as It approaches and attempts
v. mi v r' " a,mo certain that
.. .. bo caugm oy the flying frag
ments or by those pf some other shell.
The teaching of these things to
the French soldier not only Increases
his own natural bravery, but ren
ders him Intelligently self protective.
The supreme contempt that the aver
age soldier has for an approaching
shell, and the bigger the shell the
greater .the contempt. Is one of the
results of such Instruction.
Tangfcf ( Avoid Trenches.
In nearly all charges across open,
shell-swept ground, the soldiers,
sooner or later, come up with enemy
trenches that run in the same di
rection they are going. The tempta
Hon to leap Into the shelter of these
covers, especially as they still run
WHY HAIR FALLS OUT f
Dandruff causes a feverish irrita
tion of the scalp, the hair roots shrink.
loosen and then the hair comes out
fast. To stop falling hair at once and
rid the scalp of every particle of dan
druff, get a 25-cent bottle of Dander
lne at any drug store, pour a little In
your hand and rub well Into th .rain
After a few applications all dandruff
disappears ana tne nair atops com
ing out. Advt.
Child Is Bilious
Look, Mother! See if tongue
is coated, breath hot 'or
'California Syrup of Figs"
can't harm tender stomach,
Every mother realizes, after clvlnS
ber children "California Syrup of FIks."
that this Is their ideal laxative, be-,
cause they lote Its pleasant taste and It
thoroushly cleanses the tender little
stomach, liver and bowels without grip
When cross. Irritable, feverish, or
breath is bad, stomach sour, look at the
tongue, motberl II coated, give a tea
spoonful of this harmless "fruit laxa
tive." and in a few hours all the foul,
constipated wsste. sour Mle anj iitnll
sested food passes out of the bowels,
and you have a well, playful thlld
again. When the little system Is full
of cold, throat sore, has stomach-ache,
diarrhoea. Indigestion. colJe ren.ember.
a good "Inside cleansing" should al
ways be the first treatment given.
Millions of mothers keep "California
Syrup of Figs" handy; they know a
teaspoonful todsy saves a sick child to
morrow. Ask your druggist for a 0
cent bottle of "California Syrup, of
Firs." which has directions for bablei.
children of all agea inj grown-ups
printed on the bottle. Beware of coun
terfeits sold here, so don't be fooled.
oet tne genuine, msde by California
Elg Syrup Company." Advt.
In the direction the troops are
charging. Is not only a very human
but a very Irresistible one. The sol
dier, therefore; has to be taught
that the soldiers who leap into those
trenches seldom. If ever, come out
alive. Nine times out of ten they
have been prepared In advance by
the Germans, who have placed a ma
chine gun at the far end In the hope
that the French would leap Into
them and be mowed down like ao
The reduction to the minimum of
the risks of battle and the conse
quent losses was also one of the prin
cipal considerations In the complete
change by .the French military
authorities since the beginning of the
present war of their methods of at
tack. Instead of the troops dashing
forward now side by side, they leap
to the charge with an Intervals of
from ten to twenty yards between
This not only lessens the chances
of their being killed by flying bullets,
but makes it possible for every man
to leap into a convenient shell hole
for the purpose of escaping from ex
ploding shells. In fact, the whole
charge may develop Into a leap from
shell hole to shell hole.
The natural bravery of the French
troops caused many of them for a
long time to have contempt for the
gas mask. These over brave ones
were forced to enter enclosed rooms
filled with gas and find out for them
selves the full value of the mask.
Both bravery and cowardice are at
a 'minimum of Heedlessness In the
MANY HORSE SHOW ENTRIES
More Than Fifty Arrival Already
Stabled at Ground.
Entries for the National Capital
Horse Show, to be held May E to 10, are
coming In rapidly. It was said by Melvin
C Hazen, manager, today. More than
fifty horses already are stabled on the
show grounds at Eighteenth and D
The following have been Invited to act
George K. Hulme, O. Howard Davison,
and I. E. Waring, of New York; Julian
Morris and If. M. Luttrcll. of Virginia:
Thomas H. Symington, Roland Park.
Md.; CoL William Paxton, of Fort
Myer; Matt Cohin, of Kentucky: Rich
mond Newton, of j Southampton. L. I.,
ana ex-senator Joseph w. Bailey, Dr.
G. M. Rummell, and Fletcher Harper.
Society, aa usual. Is preparing to
turn out In force for' the event.
Among the boxholders are Samuel
Riddle, W. M. Rltter, Joseph Leiter,
William Dupont, William F. Hitt, A.
u. iiuiier. u. A. upson, Gn. J. A.
Buchanan, Ord Prestoh, Mrs. I. T.
Mann, Mrs. -C. H. Wood, Larz Ander
son, Col. R, M. Thompson. William
P. Eno. Admiral W. H. Brownson,
Admiral Richardson Clover, Mrs. Ira
C. Wetherlll, Mrs. Axel WIchfeld, Wil
Ham E. Fowler. Mitchell Harrison,
R. J. Murllng. "Mrs. J. J. Wadsworth,
Jr Admiral W. W. Kimball, H. H.
Perkins. Joseph H. Bradley,' G. X.
McLanaham, Robert Chapman, Miss
I C. Wells. H. T. Newcomb, A. O.
Downing. Thomss B. Sweeney, Dr.
F. R. Nash, A. B. Legare. H. Hollerith,
Richard A. Harlow, Mrs. Loren John
son, T. C. Bate, James Parmalee. Mrs.
Melvin C. Hazen, Albert H. Wlggin.
J. Macey Wlllets and Hugh S. Legare.
KAISERIN TO SELL JEWELS.
AMSTERDAM. April 0. Berlin dis
patch to the Cologne Gazette says
that the Empress has sent her pri
vate Jewels to a neutral country to
be sold. The Jewels are valued at a
WHY CHILLY WEATHER
Says skin pores are closed
and uric acid remains
Rheumatism Is no respecter of age.
sex, color or rank. If not the most
dangerous of human afflictions it is
one of the most painful. Those sub
Ject to rheumatism should eat less
meat, dress ai warmly as possible,
avoid any undue exposure and, above
all, drink lots of pure water.
Rheumatism Is caused by url acid
which Is gathered1 in the bru-els at.d
absorbed into the blood. It is the
function of the kidneys to filter this
avid from the blood and cast it o.lt
in the urine; the pores of the skin aro
also a means of freeing tho blood
of this immirlti In damn and i-hlllv.
cold weather the skin pores are closed,
thus forcing tho kidneys to do uoubie
work, they become weak and slug
gish and fall to eliminate this uric
acid whk-h keeps accumulating and
circulating through the system, event
ually settlinir in -the Joints and mus
cles calming stiffness, soreness, and
pain called rheumatism.
At the first twinge of rheumatism
get from any pharmacy about four
ounces of Jad Salts; put a tablespoon
ful In a glass of water and drink be
fore breakfast each morning, for a
week This Is said to eliminate uric
acid by stimulating the kidneys to
normsl action, thus ridding the blood
of these Impurities.
Jad Salts is Inexpensive, harmless
and Is made from the acid of grapes
and lemon Juice, combined with
Uthla and is used with. excellent re
sults by thousands of folks who are
subject to rheumatism Here you
have a pleasant, effervescent Uthla
water drink which overcomes uric
acid and Is beneficial ti jour kid
neys as well Advt.
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YALE SENIORS ARE
OF VARIED MTHS
Only 42 Congr.egationalists,
the Original Belief, in
Class of 353. -v
"NEW HAVEN. ADrll B. Despite
the fact mat Yale was founded by Con-'l
gregatlonallsts and has always been
called a Congregational college, only
forty-two of the 358 members of the sen
ior class are of that faith, according to
the class statistics.
The Episcopalians lead with eighty-
eight members, and the other denomina
tion are as follows: Presbyterians, El:
Congregatlonallsts, 12' Catholics, 2S;
Methodists, IS; Jews. 10; Baptists, 8;
Lutherans, t; Christian Scientists. 3:
and r each of the Reformed Church of
the United States, Apostolic, Greek
Orthodox, Unitarian, Quaker. Indepen
dent Church of China, Buddhist, and
Two hundred and twenty-four of the
class use tobacco, 150 of whom did so
oerore coming to Yale. One hundred
and thirty-six use alcoholic beverages.
sz of whom have taken it up since en
tering college. Of the men using to
bacco 2 admit they chew. Tt use pipes,
12 smoka cigars, and 111 smoke cigar
ettes. 88 Sens of Graduates.
The fathers of fifty-eight of the,
class were Yale graduates, while the
fathers of 149 were college graduates.
Two hundred, and one of, the fathers
did not go to college. Sixteen grad
uated from Columbia and five were
Harvard men. Fifty-three of -these
fathers are manufacturers, forty-six
lawyers, and thirty merchants. The
rest are divided among diplomats.
college presidents, and seventy-five
other lines of business or professions.
Of the members of the class,
sixty-six aexpect to go Into law, of
which number Harvard Law School
la the preference of twenty-one Yale
second with sixteen. Manufacturing
will claim sixty-two of these college
graduates and business will take
sixty. Three .members of the class
will go Into journalism, one Into poll
tics, atfd one into ranching. Six plan
to enter the ministry and two the
foreign service. Science and the
army will claim four- each.
One hundred and sixty-seven mem
bers of the class wear glasses, forty-
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six starting during their college
course. Thirty-six are engaged to be
married. Twenty-nine of the mem
bers of the class have won their "Y"
and sixty-four have won their numer
als. Just One Prohibitionist.
One hundred and forty-three men
have'voted. TwoJiundred and twenty-seven
favor the Republican party
and seventy-two the Democratic Nine
are Rrogressivei and eight indepen
dent. There is one Prohibitionist and
one Socialist In the class.
Of the collars nreachers Dean
Brown, of the ichooV of religion, was
voiea me most successful in keeping
Yale men from their morning sleep.
Maude Adams was voted the most
popular actress, while Douglas Fair
banks was the favorite actor. Forba
Robertson was second choice, with
David Warfleid third. Marguerite
Clark won second place among the
actresses, with Elsie Ferguson a closx
The statistics showed that 113
members of the class had been
abroad, the trips averaging two for
each man. One member of the class
had crossed the Atlantic seven time
and two had -been six time.
SIX DEEti EAT TABLECLOTH
New Jersey "Farmer Wife Lose
Fabric Hung on Line. ,
NEWTON. N. J.; April 5. Deer are
so numerous In the mountain region
about AUamuchr that they are a
menace to the farmers and their
wives. Mrs. William Crawn, living
In the Old Dark Moon road, back of
Allamuchy, pinned, her best table-
Uloth out on the clothesline In the
yard yesterday, and In halt an hour
was surprised ana painea to see tares
deer eating It greedily. The table
cloth was ornamented with a design
of green leaves.
Mrs. Crawn fought the deer off
with -a stout stick, but after a sDell
they returned with three other com.
panlons, and the six animals attacked
her and she ran Into the house. They
finished the tablecloth in peace, and
wereflgbtlng among themselves lor
the line when Mr. Crawn returned and
went at them with, a piece of burn
Most women In that section want
permission to shoot the deer, and
won't hang out clothes unless their
husbands are around to drive away
tne animals. It is reared they will
do much damage to young gardens
when green things come up.
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, SHIP SUBMARINED
Trevier, Which Had Safe Con
duct Pledge, Sent Down
Off Holland. I
LONDON. April 5,-Tbe Belgian relief
ship Trevier has been torpedoed and
sunk by a submarine off Schevenlngen.
according to a Ymulden dispatch re
ceived here today.
Twenty-four members of the crew''
have been landed safely, eight of then
The Trevier was a steel screw vessel
of J.066 tons, built In 1967. and registered
at Antwerp. She was owned by the Ant
werpscfae Zeev Maats of Antwerp.
NEW YORK. April 1 The Trerler
sailed from New York for Rotterdam
On February 20, with assurances of safe
conducted through the submarine dan
ger zone, it was stated today by the
Commission for Relief in Belgium. She
was laden with a. general food cargo.
BUILD BOY NEW FACE
The Other Wa Burned Off When)
CHICAGO, April 5v A clever sur
geon has made new ears for. Mike
Montlferro, eight years Old. He ha
made new eyelids for him. eyelids that1
will wink and shut He has made new
lips for him, lips which It Is hoped
will have learned how to Ms before
Mike I taken back to bla home, at
Miles City, Mont. Mike -la Jn Angus-f
tana Hospital an'd rapidly getting bet-
Mike's, father is a railroad laborer,
his mother "works out" part of the
time to fatten the family purse. They
have been In the habit of leaving Mike
In charge of his younger brothers and
sisters He didn't know how to mi.
nlpulate mew stove, and it exploded.
Mike saved his little sister, but his
face was terribly burned.
Parts of the flesh were crisped, .and
aa the wounds healed the akin grew
tight about the boy's eyes and ears,
and moutru So the doctors out in
Montana sent Mike to Chicago for the
operations which would restore hi
face to him.
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