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Board of Control 0. E. Vasaly, Little Falls 0. J. Swendsen, St. James Ralph W. Wheelock, - Minneapolis Downer Mullen, Secretary. Board of Parole 0. E. Vasaly, Chairman 0. S. Reed, .... Sec’y for Prison Rev. H. 0. Swearingen Resident Officials C. 8. Reed Warden J. J. Sullivan Deputy Warden J. Backland Ist Asst. Deputy F. T. Piculell 2nd Asst. Deputy J. A. Humphreys—— - Steward G. A. Newman Physician F. A. Whittier * State Parole Agent T. E. Nelson Dentist 0. W. Gatlin Supt. of Printing Miss Anna Nelson Matron 0. E. Benson Protestant Chaplain Chas. Corcoran Catholic Chaplain MIRRORETTES —Christian Science services were held in the chapel Sunday morning. —We were again favored with some fine singing during the Sunday services— a solo and duet. We have not been able to learn the names of the artists, but they have our thanks just the same. —Those khaki uniforms are all ready for warm weather. It now looks as though it will be well along into the month before they are issued, duplicating 1919 in this respect. —The farm superintendents of the dif ferent state institutions paid this institu tion a visit Tuesday. After an inspec tion tour of the farms and buildings din ner was served in the guests dining room, followed by a trip through the prison. —The ball game Saturday was between the St. Paul Daily News team and our locals, the game with Hudson being called off. The St. Paul team arrived late and only five innings were played. No scores were made by either side in the first four innings the locals scoring three runs in the fifth on a hit and two wild pitches. Final score 3 to 0. MOTION PICTURE SHOW The motion picture show last Sunday was a splendid varation from the usual run. The opener being a one reel Red Cross film, entitled “Home From France,” followed by a three reel feature film showing the celebrated St. Paul boxers, Mike O’Dowd and Mike Gibbons, in training stunts and the actual pictures taken at the ring side when the two “mixed it” in St. Paul, last November, O’Dowd winning the coveted champion ship title from his opponent at that time. These pictures were donated, being brought from St. Paul by Mr. Sheiley, accompanied by Messrs. Sweeney and Rule, and, as they arrived late, Professor R. J. Reichkitzer had no time to arrange a musical program. The addition of unit No. 16, including the greatest turbine and generator in the world, to the plant of the company that utilizes the water power of Niagara Falls means the beginning of an annual saving of 900,000 tons of coal.— Ex. Canadian mills have an aggregate capacity for producing about 2,200 tons of newsprint paper daily.— Ex. Man is a strange animal that looks upon automobiling as a greater means of exer cise than walking.— Ex. NOTICE TO INMATES You are hereby directed to place your copy of The Mirror at the foot of your bed on the morning following the day on whi'ch it is delivered to your cell. Non-com pliance with this order will cause forfeiture of privileges. J. J. Sullivan, Deputy Warden. FACTS ABOUT THE FLAG After the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it was felt that a national emblem should be chosen, and on June 14,1776, the resolution was adopted in Congress that the flag of the Thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate white and red, and that the Union be thirteen white stars on a blue field. June 14th is kept as a national holiday to celebrate the birth of our beloved ban ner. The national holidays are such by gen eral custom and observance and not be cause of congressional legislation. Con gress has passed no laws establishing hol idays for the whole country. President Wilson issued a proclamation May 30, 1916, requesting that June 14 be observed as Flag Day throughout the nation. The word “flag” is derived from the Anglo-Saxon, “fleogan,” meaning “to float or fly in the wind,” and there are some interesting customs and practices in con nection with the flag. The end of the flag fastened to the staff is known as the hoist, and the length from the support to the free end is called the fly. Flags are borne on the mast by vessels to designate the country to which they be long, and also on war vessels, to show the rank of the officer by whom a ship is commanded. When a naval ship enters the port of a foreign nation, it hoists the flag of that country and fires a salute of twenty-one guns. To strike the flag is to haul it down, indicating surrender; to dip it is to lower it slightly and then run it up again, a form of salute. A flag floating half way up the pole is at half mast, a sign of mourning; a flag reversed, that is, upside down, indicates distress. A white flag, often called a flag of truce, is a token of surrender, or indicates that one of the combatants wishes to communicate with the other. A yellow flag waving over a hospital vessel or port means that the place is in a state of quarantine.— Ex. A LOST CITY IN MESOPOTAMIA A striking instance of the service that aerial photography can render to archaeo logy comes, according to the London Sphere, from Mesopotamia, where the al most obliterated site of an immense gar den city on the bank of the Tigris was dis covered and mapped by an aeroplane camera. Without aerial photographs the city would probably have appeared to be only meaningless low mounds, scattered here and there, for much of the detail was not recognized on the ground. The area was first photographed from the air, then six-inch-scale blue prints were made and transferred to the plane table, and finally supplementary ground surveys were made. The ruins extend for some twenty miles along the left bank of the Tigris, above and below the present town of Samara, with a breadth of from one to two and a half miles. Near the river the site is laid out regularly with wide streets that intersect at right angles. In some quarters the planning is less regu lar, but as a rule the streets are straight. The blocks near the river are larger than those farther from the bank, and no doubt indicate that the wealthier classes once lived there. On the east side of the cen tral quarter a public garden was laid out as a quartrefeuille, with a pavilion in the centre. Scattered about the site were a number of square detached forts with cir cular towers at the comers. There was a highly elaborate and scien tific irrigation system such as has been introduced in the Punjab only in recent times, and an ancient canal skirted the site. Lient. Col. C. A. Beazeley, who dis covered the city, found also the ruins of a barrage with a full equipment of sluices and regulators. He makes no attempt to determine the age of the ruins.— Ex. OUR FLAG Your flag and my flag, and how it floats ..today, Over your land and my land, and half the world awayv Blood red and rose red, its stripes forever gleam; Snow white and soul white, the good fore father’s dream; Sky blue and true blue, with stars that gleam aright— The glory guidon of the day, and shelter through the night. Your flag and my flag, and oh, how much it holds Of your heart and my heart secure with in its folds. Your heart and my heart beat quicker at the sight, Sun kissed and wind tossed, the red and blue and white, The one flag, the great flag, the flag for me and you, Glorified, all else beside, the red and white and blue ’Tis the star spangled banner, oh long may it wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave. AT LOCKSLEY HALL Comrades, leave me here a little, While as yet ’tis early morn: Leave me here and when you want me Sound upon the bugle horn. ’Tis the place, and all around it, As of old, the curfews call, Dreary gleams about the moorland Flying over Locksley Hall. Locksley Hall, that in the distance Overlooks the sandy tracts • And the hollow ocean ridges Roaring into cataracts. Many a night from yonder ivied casement, Ere I went to rest, Did I look on great Arion Sloping slowly to the west. Many a night I saw the Pleiads, Rising through the mellow shade, Flitter like a swarm of fire flies, Tangled in a silver braid. WHERE THE GRASS GROWS Oh, let me hence to empty wastes Where the kind wind sweeps free; Where silence has her brooding place And on the earth’s untrodden face The grass grows like the sea, All gray-green, rippling to and fro, When the soft breezes o’er it blow. Oh, let me hence to open plains Where there is no man’s mark; Where sound is naught but nature’s sigh, Or a chance heron’s lonely cry Out of the gathering dark— The dark that in the land of men Is pierced to aching light again Oh, let me hence that I may seek The balm of quiet space; Choked in the dust of countless feet,, The bars which I so vainly beat Oft crumble from their place, When sleep brings back old days to me, Out where the grass grows like the sea. —Ethel Wolff, in New York Times. EXTREMES Said the Scientist to the Protoplasm: “’Twixt you and me is a mighty chasm, We represent extremes, my friend— You the beginning, I the end. The Protoplasm made reply As he winked his embryonic eye: “Well, when I look at you, old man, I’m rather sorry I began!” —New York Post. The following program was rendered in the auditorium Sunday morning, Rev. C. E. Benson, officiating. March—Siloan Commandery Orchestra Holy, Holy, Holy Congregation Invocation Chaplain Gloria Congregation Scripture Reading Chaplain Hymn—Rock of Ages Congregation Prayer Chaplain Selection—Love Me ..Orchestra Sermon Chaplain Hymn—l Will Sing the Wondrous Story Congregation Benediction Chaplain March—Mt Healthy Orchestra R. J. Reichkitzer, Musical Director. Dora—How did you vote? Flora—ln my brown suit and squirrel toque. Pupil—Would you think it right to punish a boy for something he had not — Selected. done? Teacher—No, of course I shouldn’t Pupil—Well, I haven’t done any of ray lessons. * “I’ll give you five dollars a day, spot cash,” said the farmer to the tramp who had stopped to beg a meal, “if you’ll help me dig potatoes. We’ll begin right now,” he pointed at the big field, “because I’m afraid the frost will get them.” “No,” yawned the tramp. “You better dig ’em. You planted ’em, and you know just where they ate.” A Philadelphia clubman dreamed that he died and went to heaven. While sitting in a beautiful palace a cherub came through paging him. “Call for Mr. Doe! Call for Mr. Doe!” “Here you are, my boy,” the clubman said beckoning to the page. "Pm Mr. Doe. What is it?” “Your wife wants you on the ouija board, sir.” — Tennyson. Number of Inmates at Prison 870 Number in First Grade 719 Number in Second Grade 144 Number in Third Grade 7 Received During Week 5 Discharged 8 Paroled 2 Last Serial Number 6437 Ato A— 43 to 79 \? or D— (A) 331 277 to 20 298 A to D 430 106 Bto A 222 to 142 436 , 75 to 360 20 P or D—(B) 137 250 79 360 283 Inmates will observe the follow ing rules to insure prompt service. Place register number in upper right hand comer of envelope in space printed for same, and to be covered'by stamp (see card in your cell.) Sign your full name to all letters. J. J. Sullivan, Deputy Warden. CHAPEL PROGRAM Sunday, June 6, 1920 KOMIC KLIPS POPULATION Corrected June 7, 1920 CELL CHANGES Corrected June 7, 1920 INMATES ATTENTION!