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O. B. Vasaly, Little Falla
O. J. Swendsen, • • • • • St. James Ralph W. Wheelock, • • - Minneapolis Downer Mullen, Secretary. % n \ !> O. E. Vasaly, Chairman C. S. Reed, .... Sec’y for Prison Rev. H. 0. Swearingen 0. 8. Reed Warden J. J. Sullivan Deputy Warden J. Backland Ist Asst. Deputy F. T. Piculell 2nd Asst. Deputy -ard J. A. Humphreys Stew;. G. A. Newman Physician P. A. Whittier State Parole Agent T. E. Nelson Dentist 0. W. Catlin Supt. of Printing Miss Anna Nelson Matron 0. E. Benson Protestant Chaplain Chas. Corcoran ... Catholic Chaplain —Mass was held in the chapel Sunday morning. —The semi-annual change of uniforms look place last Wednesday and Thursday. The khaki now predominates. —The flower pots at the entrance of the different buildings have now received their allotment of summer plants. —One day last week we thought this locality had been visited by a scourge of woodpeckers from the noise, but learned it was due to the roof repairing crew who were at work along the main corridor. —To Exchange—Smart Set, Young’s American Magazine, All Monthly, The Editor, Montreal Herald and Star, Com mercial Appeal and Cincinnati Enquirer for Cartoons, Writer’s Magazine, Literary Digest, Moorehead News and Fergus Falls Weekly.—Cell B 190. —After sweltering for several days in heat that registered around 90 degrees, we experinced a sudden change, the mer cury falling to 70 degrees Wednesday. Tuesday night we had a severe rain and wind storm from the northwest which must have originated in the artics. l The Roaring Road was shown, at our regular motion picture show last Sunday. It was a five reel Paramont picture with Wallace Reed in the leading role. The musical program follows: March—Liberty for all Francis Medley Overture—All High Brockton Fox Trot—l’d Love to Fall Asleep and Wake up in My Mammy’s Arms, Ahlert Waltz—Hawaiian Smiles Earl Fox Trot—When The Moon Shines on the Moonshine Bowers Oriental Intermezzo—Dardanella, Bernard Oriental Dance—Fa Dji Da Wallace March—Roll of Honor Eberth R. J. Reichkitzer, Musical Director. Tides in the Bay of Fundy rise rapidly from 60 to 70 feet.— Ex. A business language differs considerably from the language at home, although, at times, it is hard to tell which is prefer- able.—-Ex. We are tired of life only when we can’t get the things we desire at a moment’s notice, while the things that come easy we do not appreciate.— Ex. Hereafter inmates are not permit ted to receive wearing apparel of any description from friends or relatives. Inmates buying socks, under wear, nightshirts, handkerchiefs, etc. should send titan to the Laundry have their number marked on them before using. Write your name, register number and cell number on a slip of paper, attach to articles and give to cell hall captain. PRISON OFFICIALS Board of Control Board of Parole Resident Officials MIRRORETTES MOTION PICTURE SHOW INMATES ATTENTION! THE PRICE OF RADIUM Before the war an ounce of radium could be bought for about $2,125,000. The present price is anything over $3,180,000. Already no less than $22,500,000 has been spent by different nations in an endeavor to procure radium in large quantities, but as yet there is not quite two pounds of the priceless substance in the world. To produce this two pounds, morethan five tons of uranium had to be mined, and as the cost of handling the ore works out at no less than $2,000 a ton, it will easily be seen what enormous difficulties have to be encountered to procure the smallest amount of radium. Radium salt is a recent discovery, and is only a little inferior to pure radium, and costs $1,600,000 an ounce. Valuable radiolite watches are coated with greatly adulterated radium salts, and one gramme of these salts will provide burning material, or radiolite as it is called, for 156,000 watches. The life of these salts is estimated to last for 3,520 years. They discolor if of inferior quality, turning both brown and pink, but if they are perfectly pure they will keep their snowy whiteness for at least one hundred and eighty years.— Ex. “NERVE SHATTER” CASES CURED BY DREAMS Curing nerve-shattered soldiers through their dreams is the latest experiment of the British army medical corps, and ac cording to Captain M. Culpin it is suc ceeding beyond all expectations. “In the method I adopt,” Doctor Culpin says, “the patient relates the dream to me. I question him about it, and if the underlying memory is not deeply blurred this questioning may recall it, and it is only necessary to insist upon the man talk ing about the incident. “Next I make the patient close his eyes and visualize the dream, and I try to as certain what particular feature causes emotion. By dwelling on this feature I induce an emotional state and assure him that he felt like that before and that mem ory is coming up. “When success is attained there is a sudden change of facial expression or even an access of terror. By this I know T have reached the true cause of the dream. The merest scrap of a dream suffices.”— Ex. MAN OF MANY COUNTRIES This puzzle in nationality has the marines guessing. Louis C. Minette, accepted for enlist ment in the United States Marine Corps at Tulsa, Okla., said that his mother was an American, who married a Frenchman in Italy. He was born on a ship flying the Spanish colors while lying in the Eng lish Channel. At the age of five his parents died in Sweden, and he was adopted by a German, who brought him to the United States. His adopted father is not a naturalized citizen. “Would you class him as ‘The Man Without a Country ?’ ” the recruiting ser geant was asked. “Man without a country nothing,” said the sergeant, “I’d class him as a League of Nations.”— Exchange. INCREASE $2,500 The value of a carload of hides shipped by a western dealer to a North Shore, Mass., tannery, increased $2,500 while it was on its way. A Lynn man sold a lot of skins and next day offered the buyer SI,OOO premium if he would give them back.— Chicago Tribune. The Burmese woman has the privilege of appearing in law courts to represent her husband.— Ex. I HAD A FRIEND Commend me to a friend that comes When I am sad and lone, And makes the anguish of my heart The suffering of his own; Who calmly shuns the glittering throng At pleasure’s gay levee, And comes to gild a sombre hour And gives his heart to me. He hears me count my sorrows o’er, And when the task is done He freely gives me all I ask— A sigh for every one. He cannot wear a smiling face When mine is touched with gloom, But, like the violet, seeks to cheer The midnight with perfume. Commend me to that generous heart Which, like the pine on high, Uplifts the same unvarying brow To every change of sky; Whose friendship does not fade away When wintry tempests blow, But like the winter’s icy crown, Looks greener through the snow. He flits not with the flitting stork That seeks a southern sky, But lingers where the wounded bird Hath laid him down to die. Oh, such a friend; he is in truth, Whate’er his lot may be, A rainbow on the storm of life, An anchor on its sea. —Author Unknown. THE MAN WHO WINS The following poem was distributed to thousands of buddies, during the world war, especially on the ocean liners. It is worth reading and rereading: If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you’d like to win, but you think you can’t, It’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’ve lost, For out of the world you find Success begins with a fellow’s will— It’s all in the state of mind. Full many a race is lost Ere ever a step is run; And many a coward fails Ere ever his work’s begun. Think big and your deeds will grow; Think small and you’ll fall behind; Think that you can and you will— It’s all in the state of mind. If you think you are outclassed, you are; You’v got to think high to rise; You’ve got to be sure of yourself before You can ever win a prize. Life’s battles don’t always go To the stronger or faster man, But soon or late the man who wins Is the fellow who thinks he can. PERSERVERANCE ’Tis the coward who quits to misfortune, 'Tis the knave who changes each day, ’Tis the fool who wins half the battle, Then throws all his chances away. There is little in life but labor, And to-morrow may find it a dream; Success is the bride of endeavor, And luck but a meteor’s dream. The time to succeed is when others, Discouraged, show traces of tire; The battle is fought on the home stretch, The victory won ’twixt the flag and the wire.— Chatham. GRIT No one is beat till he stops, No one is through till he stops, No matter how hard failure hits, No matter how often he drops, A fellow’s not down till he lies In the dust and refuses to rise. —Edgar A. Guest. CHAPEL PROGRAM Sunday June 13, 1920. The following program was given in the chapel Sunday morning, Rev. Barry officiating. March—Royal Colors Orchestra Hymn— I Love to Tell the Story Congregation Scripture Reading , Father Barry Selection—Simplicity Orchestra Prayer Father Barry Gospel Reading Father Barry Sermon Father Barry Hymn—Consecration Congregation March—Universal Liberty Orchestra R. J. Reichkitzer, Musical Director. KOMIC klips They were looking at the kangaroo at the zoo when an Irishman said: “Beg pardon, sor, phwat kind of a crea ture is that?” “Oh,” said the gentleman, “that is a na tive of Australia.” “Good hivins!” exclaimed Pat, “an’ me sister married one o’ thim.” Contractor—“A house on this plan can be bulit for $6,000.” The Other Man—“l have no doubt it can. What I want to know is how much I’ll have to pay you when it’s built” They were discussing the war. “I sup pose this is the most fearful struggle the world has ever seen,” said the traveling salesman. “Oh, I don’t know,” replied the post master. “I once saw two Jew highway men trying to take money from a Scotch- man.” “Doctor,” said he, “I’m a victim of in somnia. I cant sleep if there’s the least noise, such as a cat on the back fence, for instance.” “This powder will be effective,” re plied the physician, after compounding a prescription. “When do I take it, doctor?” “You don’t take it. You give it to the cat in some milk.” POPULATION Corrected June 14, 1920 Number of Inmates at Prison 871 Number in First Grade 780 Number in Second Grade 144 Number in Third Grade 7 Received During Week 6 Discharged 5 Paroled 0 Last Serial Number 6442 CELL CHANGES Corrected June 16, 1920 Ato A 363 to 345 Bto B 476 to 79 391 to 256 501 to 398 277 to 20 496 to 399 Ato B 112 to 72 211 to 175 Ato H 161 Bto A 75 to 360 Ato D 169 Bto 3rd 251 D to A ,—415 203 Hto A 363 Bto ft 336 331 Dto B 5 H to B 336 ATTENTION! Inmates are hereby cautioned not to use the margins of The Mirror for addresses of friends or other written matter. If you wish The Mirror sent to your friends, you are required to send in their ad dresses to the Deputy Warden’s Office through your offinrr. In this way it will be attended to. J. J. Sullivan, Deputy Warden.