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Board of Control C. E. Vasaly, - - - Little Falls C. J. Swendsen, - - St. James Ralph W. Wheelock, - - Minneapolis Downer Mullen, Secretary. t Soarii of Parole E. Vasaly, Chairman. Henry Wolfer, Secretary. Rev. S. G. Smith. Charles S. Reed ficaUirnt Officials Henry Wolfer Warden J.J. Sullivan Deputy Warden J. Back land Asst. Deputy Warden. New Prison John Whelan Asst. Dpty. Warden. Old Prison k, Dera»rish Steward G. A. Newman Physician Miss Mary McKinney Matron C. E. Benson Protestant Chaplain Chas. Corcoran Catholic Chaplain Rev. John McCoy Chaplain. New Prison MIRRORETTES —r" 1 Her teeth are false—likewise her haU. — She lost her leg in her father's mil. She’s worth a million —clean and clear, So with all her “false” 1 love her still. And now for March. Will it come in like a lion? Hope it may, for then we can have “lamb stew” when she goes out. Only two more days in this month for the spinners to put on extra speed to win that bonus. Clerk Fitzgerald acted as guide to a party of personal friends who visited the prison Friday. “The Sparrow” has been promoted to head blacksmith. “The smith a mighty man is he.” et:. etc. The only thing lacking now to make our Indian fire department happy is a real fire and lots of fire water. Shorty, of the cell hall force has taken up the breeding of mice—just for .pastime. No. not in the garret. The Federal parole board met at the the new prison Monday and examined over fifty applicants for freedom. Well, anyhow, it isn’t everybody who can boast of putting up at a $3,347,882.63 hotel —and have board paid at that. The occupant of cell No. 109, new pris on wants to exchange the Blue Book, Mag azines for the Utica Globe and Grit. The population at the new prison reach ed its highest mark Saturday when the bulletine board showed 511 inmates here. “Music hath charms to sooth the savage beast” which probably accounts for Duke’s lamb-like attitude while the band was play ing. That “pussy foot” squad of outside workers certainly look like phantoms as they noiselessly file out for breakfast these mornings. Our next holiday will be on Good Friday, —April 10. Sambo wants to know what day of the week Good Friday comes on this year. It seems that a regular epidemic of colds is going the rounds, keeping Dr Newman busy and creating an extra large demand or handkerchiefs. Guard Stovcn has been acting assistant deputy warden for serveral days past taking Mr. Picuilel’s position, the latter being off for a few days rest. The Winninger Players, who appeared at the Stillwater auditorium last week, visit ed the new prison Friday as guests of Su perintendent Williams. Officer Thompson took advantage of the double holiday and spent Sunday and Monday with his parents at Grand View, returning Monday evening. Sambo says:—“Dar’a no use talkin’ dat Mista P. cetun’ly can sleep some. I heah him go in his cell bout haf past eight an’ by nine o’clock he’s “callin’ de hogs.” E. F. Martzols, band master at the St. Cloud Reformatory and formerly band master at the State Training school, was the guest of State Agent F. A. Whittier at tne new prison Wednesday. We like to keep in touch with all former editors of this paper; so if the three gentle men who preceeded us will kindly send their present address, we will assure them a copy of the Mirror regularly. A news item informs us that the revised tariff on sugar has lowered the cost of that commodity considerbly.—We don’t believe it:—that is, at least we’ve not been able to discover any evidence of it in the new pris on tea. Shop K—the sole leather department at the old prison is represented in this issue, in a newsy contribution. The laundry and machine shop of the new prison are also newcomers. We are still open for repre sentatives in all other departments not cov ered. The lark can take lessons from Deputy Warden Sullivan when it comes to early rising, and the owl can get a few r points from him on late hours. Its not an un frequent occurence to see him around the cell hall at bed time, and then find him there in the morning when we’re crawling out. —When does he sleep anyhow? Mr. Washington’s birthday brought the band boys over from the old prison on the trolly car, a real treat for all of them, except Butch who had considerable trouble getting his “dog house” through the door; and he was worried during the entire trip for fear he’d have to tear his pet apart in order to get it out again. Messrs A. Bragg, G. Strecker and A. W. Swenson of South Haven were callers at this institution Tuesday to investigate the machinery as built by the State. After looking over both the new and old institu tions, Mr. Strecker placed his contract for a car load of machines, while Mr. Bragg placed his subscription for the Mirror. Thanks gentlemen, come again. The editor of the Ohio Penitentiary News calls our attention to the fact, that an of ficial department of justice was established at that institution last June, the purpose of which is to give legal aid to the inmates who are without friends or means to pro cure the same outside. Thank you for the information brother, and we congratulate you,—Our oversight in not giving your institution due credit was not intentional; you may depend upon that. Captain Alexander is back at his post after a ten days vacation during which he had that long put off wrestling match with his dentist. He says the tooth carpenter has Gotch licked to a frazzle when it comes to a half-nelson, strangle hold or Grecian clutch. “I depended on my toe hold” said Cap. “but he bested me and yanked out eighteen teeth before I knew it." Replying to the Tracy Herald Editor Mirror, Sir: We would fain see these few words ap pear in your instructive and interesting pa per, without which most of us would ex perience exceedingly more mortal agony. We were greatly astonished indeed to observe in the columns of last week’s Mir ror that Tracy Editorial absurd article reflecting on the Mirror Editor’s earnest ef forts in behalf of the inmates duriug tneir endeavors to retrieve their former reputa tions. Although very few people of ordinary intell gence and spiritual culture would be deceived by the Herald’s ridiculous, though grave, statement. He being an editor, however, may possi bly with his insinuations, incite in the minds of some people an absolutely er roneous opinion. Epecially is this true in “rural districts,” wnere such aristocrats are generally men of prominence. We realize the fact that with his sophisticated and pessimistic conceptions and remarks he might fool those “country folks" tempo rarily; but from the really logical point of view he is not only disregarding those priceless parental lessons of yore (in which all of us were taught to forgive tres passes, so ourselves might be forgiven) but he also exposes his apptitude for error. The Herald man should inspect some of the recent statistical reports of the vari ous penal institutions and ascertain the large number of respectable and admired citizens who were formerly convicts. Before con spiring to dispirit a man who is accomplish ing so much towards the reformation and general welfare of his fellow prisoners. If he should, upon learning the facts of the matter (and thereby realize the enormi ty of his folly) acknowledge his mistake, he would, we know, encourage the editor of the Minor in his burdensome task. R. E, C. TWINE DEPARTMENT By Hemp, Eleven million pounds, and over five months to go. Leo T., is now ex-officio member of the twine testing crew. Every day is “tag day" in the twine of fice since the shipping began. Twine Tester C., has traded positions with J C., the oiler, in shop B. • Between rope, oil and fiber, Mr. Hen derson is kept pretty busy of late. “Its always best to greet misfortune with a smile, but some of us haven’t the price.” “Frenchy” says system No. 2 is “right up in front” this month —17,000, pounds every day. Our Superintendent was host, the other day, to a theatrical party —If their histroni cal ability may be judged from personal appearances they certainly are capable of doing credit to their profession. The vanguard of a consignment of two thousand bales of fiber arrived the other day. The reciept of this hemp together with handling the small outgoing shipment of twine gives Mr. Glennon about all the exertion he craves. A poster campaign against the drink habit is raging all over the country. Here is one of the silent awakeners— “ Who is the first man to be laid off, and the last man to be taken back?” “The Man W’ho Drinks.” FLYERS FROM SHOP D By Slivers And who took the candy away from the kid? And Andy is again one of us it is sad but true. What was that we heard about uniforms for the choir? Better lock that calendar up John, it is the only way. Thanks Bill for the book of Ben King’s verse, it is great. Cheer up Sherlock, August is coming so is February 1915. Dutch says it is only eight months and a butt for him now'. Put the “bank-roll” on No. 1 to win Hemp, it is a cinch. The only way to get along with a “wise guy” is to ignore him. “The fall of man dates from the time Adam first took a tumble to himself.”—Ex. Pretty loud Sully old top, better watch out or those suspenders will get you pinch ed. The weather man must have been saving up all of the cold weather so as to give it to us in a bunch. No it is not our “Snowball” that wants the loan (?) of five-hundred bucks. Me thinks it is O. C’s “songster.” We have lost faith in our clock, looked at it the other day just before quitting time and it was only ten-thirty a. m. “Snowball Jr.” otherwise Rufus is there as a heart winner alright. Has the whole front end of his truck decorated up with all colors and signs. Found:—An honest man. Yep he found another guys tobacco pouch on Saturday afternoon and returned it to him- Sure the pouch was empty. It would be an easy matter for us to get out fifteen thousand pounds of‘Manila Six’ daily if we could get the stock but the spin ners can’t get it out. We wonder if Johnnie Strebel has found a weaver for that diamond solitary he has been carrying around. That general sprucing up must mean something. Hank has a beard like wire but when “Golden Locks” got through shaving him the other day Hank was sound asleep. Said he did not even think “Goldie” had started yet. Guard Powers of the old prison force es corted a friend through our city last Wednesday. Mr. Powers was the bailer foreman several years ago and was quite surprised at the many improvements that have been made on the machines since tnen. Oh, what a fall some one is laying up for theirself. Chapel service was very well attended last Sunday. Rosco certainly does keep everything pol ished up around his part of the shop. Frank says it is not “when he gets out" as he is a going out in May —Maybe, huh Frank? Our next holiday will be Good Friday, April 10, with “Egg" Sunday but two days away. Flyer guards were placed on the rest of the unprotected spinners in this shop during the past week. Came nearly having to shut the machines down in this shop Friday afternoon. Out of a crew of twenty-two men, ten went to sick call. This system will probably change from Manila Six to Pure Manila in a short time, then we can sleep half of the time and still be cock of the roost. Deep-rooted customs, though wrong, are not easily altered; but it is the duty of all to be firm in that which they certainly know is right for them.—John Woolman. What about the chestnut story, Dutch? Crack it. C. H. was promoted last Saturday, from the bailers to the spinners. Thanks Mr. Editor, for those magazines. Come again, always welcome. Love may make the world go round but it’s money that greases the axle. Every mile we travel means a lesser dis tance toward the goal of our desire. We are doing fine boys, let’s see if we can’t keep it up and win. Others win, and why can’t we? J, D. a new guest at our hotel takes W. J’s place as oiler. W. J. remaining on the job as helper on the bailers. Slim says, “Bangor, Maine, is just the same, as sunny Tennessee, any old place where I hang my hat is . That’s like the story about the bald headed man who had one hair on his head which he parted in the middle. Blondie says, “there was fonr of us in the cab when the bottom fell out, and we all had to run to keep up with the horses." Think of it, seventeen thousand pounds of twine every day. Well who’ll wear the smile next month. Ask John Strebel and find out. Machine Shop Turnings % By J. D. Who put Mex in Mexico? —Mex. D. says; “I like hash but it makes me sleepy." Hi say Sherlock, hard luck but maybe next time. If this place was mine. * I’d give you all diplomas. Josh Wise, asked. “Who you all call runner around this shop?” Snookums our small lathe man has his shaving ticket; but his alfalfa won’t grow. McC and the miller, are there with the goods when any balling machines are to be repaired. Little Nemo our blacksmith, let’s us know when he is on the job by blowing up the forge. Four men from this department were in shop B and' repaired a broken shaft. Saw Rusty. A tip from King Solomon. If we put things back where we take them from, we can always find them. LAUNDRY DEPARTMENT By “ Yours Truly ” Johnnie says it keeps him busy to keep the yard men supplied with mitts. Wednesday the cerpenters were in the laundry putting up new clothes bins. St. Croix is now in the laundry. He says only twenty-eight more days and then au revoir. Some editorials last week, Mr. Editor; and there is some class to the Mirror now, too. Let the good work continue. The painters were in the store room put ting the finishing touches to three new ta bles —two for the mangle room and one for the store room. St. Croix and Ikie are working on the summer uniforms; sorting them into the different sizes; getting ready for the good old summer time. Guard Butler is now doing extra duty with us. He has the painters outside painting the five new houses and comes in here between times to get warm. His Nibs says, every Monday morning when he sees all the red flaunel underwear hanging in the laundry, it reminds him of Hogan’s Alley on wash day. Thursday was clean-up day for fair three tables, six boxes aud some other truck was thrown. His Nibs says he is going to throw the mangle out next. The laundry crew would appreciate it very much if all the shop boys, when they bathe, would please take their top shirt and undershirt off separate. This would save a lot of extra work. Thanks. A SPASM OF THOUGHT By Sherlock Life is not all one grejt, glad joy ride. Hello! Uncle John and has our little friend Nil Das Perandum iorgotton us? The calf with six legs goes to the dime museum, but tell us, Slivers of “Big Top Fame,” where goest the leg with one calf? Our idea of a Christian is an express agent who can politely express himself to a lady who asks if the parcel post would be cheaper. Inquisitive wants to know if ‘Our Baker’ wears white pants like he does. No, quizzer. White pants have no part in the baking the excellent bread we get. Usher to party of sight seers, hie; “and thisis where the best buns in the state are turned out.” Sight Seer: “Buns, hie?” Usher: “Yes, this is a bakery not a sa loon.” In this “I’ 11-beat- you- making-twine” campaign that is being waged in the vari- SHOP E NOTES By Duke ous shops, one of the funniest things is the frequent reference to a certain brand of “bull” that is required in the manufacture. Heard in the fish exchange. Officer taking Bertillon—“Weel, are you Christian?” Scaley One— “Naw, I was a Democrat.” Evidently this one believes Democracy and Christianity cannot occupy the same space at the same time, as in physics two solid bodies etc. Terse War News From the Forum A Mexican dispatch states that; “General Carramba, with 12,000 sombreros, is mov ing on Chili Con Carne.” “Curious” wants to know if there is an instrument which registers the amount of beer you drink. Yes, Curious. It is called a barmometer. Hygienically speaking, the cigarette is unconstitutional. An Angora Loose Guy Lost his goat Sometime ago, And prowled the Diggins, ’round. He mailed an “ad” to the Mirror For the column “Lost and found.” They sent him straight to the Ki, and there He found to his surprise, the “Goat,” Bah, Jove! Which he had lost. — It pays to Advertise! “September Morn.” The famous Mural Painting, “September Morn,” has excited criticism, both pro and con, although the con variety predominates. The scene is one in still life—far too still, some have thought. In the foreground stands the painter—invisible, of course, and this is as it should be, otherwise the scene would not remain still. In the background stretches the horizon —a necessary ingredi ent but uninteresting to the beholder. A few trees and shrubs give a touch of realism, and an expanse of water provides moisture for their sustenance. So far we have pur posely ignored the principle figure in the picture, intuitively divining that she would have it so. She is wading around looking for something—possibly a fig leaf. She has not yet seen the artist, hence her air of re pose. Gazing on the scene, we cannot but wonder where she left the soap and towels. The painting is bare of such details—very bare. Not even a swarm of mosquitoes to stir the lady to action. Some critics feel that the title is misleading, and that “The Country Fair” or “A Cold Storage Chick en” would be more apropos. They Get Peevish I've listened the D. R’s funny talk For neigh eight months or more, But when you admit they’re a walkin' joke They flare right up and are sore. Special Song Service Arrangement* Made lor an Attractive Musical Program Next Sunday Just as we go to press word comes to us that our Chaplain, Rev .John Mc- Coy has been busy quietly arranging for a special song service for this com ing Sunday morning in the new pris on auditorium. Both choirs have been busily engaged in rehearsing for the occasion and a very attractive musical program may be looked for. Here is another good chance for us to show our appreciation of our chap lain’s effort by turning out to a man and joining in full the spirit of the service enthusiastically. It is another Go-to-Church Sunday. JOKER'S BUDGET By Paddy The moving picture show certainly made good. Bring on the comedy every time. It is claimed that Dad B. and Heliogram have invented a new brand or smoking to bacco. No, that yelp you heard was not the ad vance guard of the Mexican army invad ing the United States, it was just Officer Sederberg getting a tooth pulled. Say, if you want to sing so bad join the choir, but, until you do, for the love of Mike, cut that noise out. “I aint singing” said Duke, ‘‘Hasty stepped on my paw.” Wanted: —A shamrock to wear on the 17th of Ireland. Address it to Duke, care new prison. Now that ought to bring it Duke, and now, for the love of Mike, shut up. Uncle John and Butch were down with the band and' both look just as happy as ever. Only Butch says he is getting awfully hin lately, only weighs four hundred and seventeen pounds now. Fitz is around wearing the smile that wont come off. Can it be possible that Master Rosing has told him where his hunting grounds are? Anyhow, a story is going the rounds that Andy is warming up to Fitz hoping that he will be invited to take a trip with him some time during the shooting season. A gent ran out of a burning hotel, one cold night dressed only in a union suit and a yelp, because there was a reason, but that has got nothing on the gent that put on his winter glad rags, overcoat, gloves overshoes and neck scarf, one cold night lately, and then decorated his dome with a straw hat. Well, perhaps there was a reason, also. Supt. Williams said he was only too glad to be able to help Snookums out in a fin ancial way especially when he put up such a good argument, in regard to the large profits to be derived from the enterprise, but when I saw him and Jeff framing up how to lower the cost of one business by running a little side line, “why I just had to back up and declare all bets off,” said he. Writing Notice • All inmates are hereby requested, £ when writing, to place their register • number and page number -*mi the * upper right hand corner of e en- J velope, in the space to be covered • by the stamp. Your page number • will be found written with a lead J pencil on all incoming letters. • Compliance with this request will • cause letters to be mailed promptly. £ Also, inmates are cautioned against • writing between the lines, and be • careful to sign your names to letters * at its close. • • ••••••••••••••••••••••A*• OLD PRISON NOTES UNCL.F JOHN SAYINGS Miss Carey, the state librarian, was at the prison last Wednesday, on business. We again spent our Sunday morning in our rooms, as it was too cold for drill. A big lot of fine orchestra music was re ceived at the band room during the week. Cell house Captain Vollmer was absent for several hours last Thursday on busi ness Mr. formerly a guard at the prison was a visitor at the institution last Friday. The quarterly meeting was a great sue cess President Marcell can feel proud of his achievement. Remember that it is always the man that grumbles the loudest who does the least to further progress. We heard not less then steen different languages spoken during the talk feast on Lincoln’s birthday. Deputy Whelan escorted a party of Still water friends through the institution last Friday afternoon. Several old timers eame back during the week. Their motto must be, “there’s no place like home,” Ouch! “Time and tide waits for no man” and neither does opportunity, jf you want to win out you have got to hustle. A little misfortune now and then serves to sharpen the intellect, and helps us to ap preciate the good things when we get them. Every battle fought and won makes the succeeding conflicts easier to face. Be stong and upright in the hour of trial and temptations. Soapy Tom and his assistant, where kept very busy for several days, pressing old pa pers in big bundles weighing about 100 pounds each. Superintendent Ross of the machine de partment escorted several friends of South Dakota through our Silent city last Wed nesday afternoon. Why not make every Sunday a go-to church Sunday? Surety we should all be willing to donate one hour each week to our spiritual welfare. We sincerely hope the ground hog had sense enough to stay inside on the second. Should such be the case perhaps he didn’t see his shadow after all. Cheer up old scouts. There’s only a a few more days of winter now and the robin and meadow lark will soon be ex tending their morning greeting to us. While coming down last Monday to the new prison, the deputy remarked, “this is Wolf’s brewery,” Butch was heard to mut ter, “Ach Louie, and lam so dry.” Ha, ha, better drink water for a while yet, old boy. Heinie, sure has reason to feel proud of himself, for the excellent fine program he arranged for the second quarterly meeting. If any one thinks that it is a snap, he is great ly mistaken. But, here’s looking at you, Heinie. Ach! Hugo, why not start in and make us a dozen boxes of cigars for the 4th of July. We sure would gladly print your name in gold letters, and hang it besides the seven greatest wonders in the universe. Now, please get busy. Seven car loads of binder wheels were re ceived at the old prison during the week and painted just as fast as they could hand le them. Guard Husting with a crew of daubers did the job in a few days, and the wheels are all piled up in the yard, in neat piles. To say that we were surprised last Thursday when we saw the Mirror is put ting it mildly. We were so u«ed to the little sheet, that we never expected that it would grow to such a large size. But here’s hoping that it will still grow larger, and if I can help to make it so command me and 1 will do all I can. The Mirror does certainly look good,— in long pants. F. Rice, is back on the bench again, after having made 75 or more hangers. The jobbing floor man has been working at the bench of late,, on account of the scar city of floor work. Officer Plante passed through this shop one day last week, in company with his wife and aunt. Our old friend Mr. Binker passed through this shop last Friday, with the deputy, the same pleasant manly face as of yore. Every knock is a boost Mr. Scribe, even if the knock on “Mirror Sunday” did come from Tracy. Father Corcoran’s assistant Father Mur phy, was shown through this shop and core room, by Deputy Whelan. R. L., is sporting a pair of nose pinchers, with a six inch gold chain, some class to us even it we are sand rats. Mexico is not the only place where scrapping is going on, if you don’t think so, ask the man who reads our mail. Some class to the Chap line’s sermon last Sunday it was well worth listening to, as it was instructive on a common sense basis, so that all could understand. Nothing emo tional or sentimental about it. Just good hard reasoning. Mr. Berg, our cupalo tender had us guessing Friday svening, he was just going to tap the cupola instead, he dropped the tapping bar, grapped his leg above the knee, slipped his hand down his trouser leg to his knee, and pu’led forth a—what? a roll? No, i mouse? no, nothing but a darned old turnip, and a white one at that, it dis connected partnership with the chain. Last Sunday the cupola was relined in places where the fire brick had become cracked or broken, from the terriffic heat or dropping of pig iron, it requires in the neighborhood of 160,000 cubic feet of air to melt the daily cart, so you can see there is some strain on it; to take out broken brick and replace with new ones is a slow tiresome job, as only one man can work in side conveniently, being only about 40 inches in diameter. It is also a freezing job this time o the year. Foundry Spark* By Sand Artist SHOE FACTORY NOTES. By Blackstone. Pnffces on all grades of shoes show a slight i icrease over last season, some writers are predicting $lO shoes in the near future January was a poor month for Shoe deal ers. according to trade reports. Rubbers and heavy winter shoes have moved slow ly- A. Presmeyer Shoe Co. have withdrawn from the Missouri penitentiary in order to extend their business and wiii operate the r plant in Jefferson city. The new sampl - foi r... r a , • 1% for the sales traveling to c- . , ~ , x pected that the Sdlemeu * ■ v their respective territories In vl cu i.-uh Keith & Co., of Mid iieo r Mas-.*«tr ■ making 100 dozen rui>o • x uru shoes a day. Phis is g. .. uiat a lot of rubber soled snoes \ > »orn next summer. Hide and Leather reports the reorganiza tion of C. Gotzian & Co. ot St Paul. It is rumored that Mr. W. H. Cadweil, pres ident of the Western Shoe Co., is interested in the new company. A general strike is on at Milwaukee, the boot and shoe workers union demand a ten per cent increase in wages and a half holi cay on Saturday afternoon without loss of pay. Along drawn out struggle seems imminent as both parties refuse Jo com promise. Samples of ladies' shoes for fall of 1914 show many styles of patent leather with cloth tops. The high price of mat calf de manding a substitute and rich expensive silk and satin appeal strongly to the fem inine taste, hence handsome shoes at reas onable prices. Our tonsorial artists will be glad to learn that a leather authority states that “horse hide leather makes the best strop. That there is something in the grain of horse hide that puts the right sort of an edge on the razor.” Walter, it is now up to you, a news item stated that a horse fell dead on main street. SHOP K (Old Prison) By the Book-Worm It is not what we were, or what we are, but what we hope to be. Did you ever know that the man look ing for trouble generally finds it. Any man in this locality who can smile and show teeth minus gold is a curiosity Not long now until the little plaza on the boulevard will be once more clothed in summer green. If Americans were to adopt Holland’s stye of wearing wooden shoes, just think, men, we would be working in a planing mill. Speaking of past and present conditions in Mexico, why not say, “Rulers may come and rulers may go, but war goes on forever.” Any inmate desiring to obtain a list of books from the prison library that are both enjoyable and entertaining, should consult the Book-Worm. Considering our rush of the past few weeks, Foreman Steinacker should follow the example of the Chicago postal clerks and purchase a pair of roller skates. The man with the oil can attempted a “Steve Brodie” from his ladder in the shop the other morning. We would recom mend that he wear never-slips in his future escapades. Arithmetics—lf all the soles that the Western Shoe Company sold were half sold, how many soles would have to be half-soled to equal the amount of soles originally sold? For those who find it difficult to keep warm these days, I would suggest that they consult Foreman Steinacker. He has a wonderful little system for increasing the temperature. It is called block and tackle; but it is mostly tackle. Did you ever notice the absent minded, far away look upon the countenance of Old Dad, our runner? We all have our pipe dreams and reminiscences of the old days, but few of us can make ourselves generally useful and dream at the same time. If a representative of the Waterbury Clock Co. were to pass through our shop I think we would soon see adver tisements running in some of the periodi- ~ cals something like this: Even behind the prison locks, Behind the walls of gray, The famous Waterbury clocks Are ticking night and day. Morning Exerciser Lights Home The energy created by persons who take daily exercises on some type of machines has been stored by a battery connected up to a dynamo so that the current produced can be used to light the home, says the March Technical World Magazine. A bicycle frame is provided and a small dyna mo mounted so that the pedaling will charge a storage battery. An hour’s work on the machine will be a good cure for the evils arising from a sedentary life and at the same time give light for future use. POPULATION Number of Inmates at Old Prison 637 Number in First Grade 431 Number in Second Grade 185 Number in Third Grade 21 Received during week 5 Discharged 2 Paroled o Last Serial Number 4462 Number of Inmates at New Prison 509 Number in First Grade 345 Number in Second Grade 126 Number in Third Grade 18 Total Population of both prisons 1146 Cell changes at old prison: 635-334; 644- 607, 639-604, 192-96, 150-298, 133-177, 106-88. 607-30, 540-391, 638-610, 643-589, 396-144, 30-133, 298-378, 249-192. The following were transferred to Third grade cells 335, 173, 580, 427. The following were removed to new prison, 173, 49, 50. Cell changes at new prison: 409-484, 463-302, 'O2-473, 248-417, 163-433, 122 299, 195-362, 302-195, 234-409, 511-155, 501-248, 299-122.