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Board of Control P. A. Hilbert, Melrose C. J. Swendsen, . . , .St. James Ralph W. Wheelock, . Minneapolis Downer Mullen, Secretary. Board of Parole 0. J. Swendsen, .... Chairman J. J. Sullivan, . . . Sec’y lor Prison H. C. Swearingen Resident Officials J. J. Sullivan Warden P. T. Piculoll Deputy Warden Geo. J. Welch Asst. Deputy L. P. Utecht Asst. Deputy J. A. Humphreys - Steward G. A. Newman Physician P. A. Whittier State Parole Agent T. E. Nelson Dentist 0. W. Gatlin Supt. ol Printing Mrs. Lillian Ryan Matron C. E. Benson Protestant Chaplain Chas. Corcoran Catholic Chaplain MIRRORETTES —The mild weather is still with us. —Another holiday Tuesday—Washing ton’s birthday. —Christian Science services were held in the chapel Sunday morning. —This institution will be visited next Saturday by the members of the State Legislature. They will be the guests of the Board of Control. —The weekly motion picture show’ was a one-reel comedy, Snub Pollard in “Call a Taxi;” one reel Pathe Review 7 ; and A 1 St. John in “The Slicker,” a two-reel comedy. —We have been informed that our un usual winter is due to the conjunction of Mars and Saturn, or some other planets, and will not occur again in about thirty years. In the meantime we can look for continued warm weather, and soon there will be band concerts in the yard, base ball, an’ everything. “DOLLAR-A-WEEK-CLUB.” SJOIN the club now. It is the most universal organization in the United States, having members from Main to California. Put your feeble dollars to work and watch them grow strong, hus tle for the $25 Treasury Savings Certifi cate. If you are a member now, keep in good standing by investing a dollar a week. Our inmate members have made a splendid showing in the past—keep it up, and reap the benefits. Table showing how a Treasury Sav ings Certificate, series of 1921, War-Sav ings Certificate Issue, in denomination of $25, increases in value: Month 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 Jan. $20.60 $21.20 $21.80 $22.40 $23.00 Feb. 20.65 21.25 21.85 22.45 23.05 March 20.70 21.30 21.90 22.50 23.10 April 20.75 21.35 21.95 22.55 23.15 May 20.80 21.40 22.00 22.60 23.20 June— 20.90 21.45 22.05 22.65 23.25 July— 20.95 21.50 22.10 22.70 23.30 August 20.95 21.55 22.15 22.75 23.35 Sept— 21.00 21.60 22.20 22.80 23.40 Oct 2L05 21.65 22.25 22.85 23.45 Nov— 21.10 21.70 22.30 22.90 23.50 Dec— 21.15 21.75 22.35 22.95 23.55 January Ist, 1926, $25.00 ONE CENT INCOME TAX The most quibbling stickler on income is not likely to eclipse the low record in income tax payments made by a silk mill girl at Altoona, Pa., who after a careful computation decided she owed Uncle Sam one cent and made payment of that amount to the'income tax collector.— Ex. INMATES ATTENTION! Inmates will observe the follow ing rules to insure prompt service. Place register number in upper right hand corner 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. F. T. Picul ell, Deputy Warden. GEORGE WASHINGTON (Continued from page 1) manding character, a gentleman who com pelled respect quite as much by his posi tion in the world of wealth as by his dignity of person, George Washington represents a type by which the opposite type must be modified if the balance of our institutions is to be preserved. And yet, without any of these accessories, Abra ham Lincoln represents the truest type of American—that type which can be sound and wise and at the same time as common as the common run of men. George Washington’s abiding service to the country has been the mature counsel he left us, based upon his first-hand know ledge of European politics. The two great restraining hands laid upon the Republic are, one of them Washington’s, who warned us against European alliance, and the other Monroe’s, who warned European monarchism from hedging us round on the American continent. The two restraints complete each other. Washington made us a Republic; no doubt Monroe has kept us as unsujlied a Republic as we are. These services were political mainly. They looked inward to the status and security of our form of government. Since that time we have done a great deal of looking outward. Lincoln looked outside the constitutionally recognized class of hu manity to another class, the Black Man, and emancipated him.. We still need Washington to warn us against curtailing our freedom by alliance with those who are not of our spirit. We still need Lincoln to warn us that political liberty is not enough, economic liberty must come also. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (Continued from page 1) half-inspired Luther of this reform, a man too remarkable to be appreciated in his generation;” Whittier, “who, Scaevola like, has sacrificed on the altar of duty that right hand which might have made him acknowledged the most passionate lyrist of his time;” Lydia Maria Child, “a woman of genius, who lives content in the intellectual Coventry to which her con scientiousness has banished her;” and Fol len, “the lion with a lamb’s heart.” And when these poems were omitted from the collection made soon after, he defended Longfellow by maintaining that it must have been done because the author deemed them of inferior poetical merit. * * * While living in Philadelphia, he wrote papers for The Broadway Journal which had such an uncontrollable tendency to be on the one burning subject that his editor, mindful of a public not ready for such radical utterances, besought him to write about art, or the “abominable white doors” in which the city abounded, or the watery oysters, or anything else but that. “Put that into your rhymes—don’t forget that you are a poet.” But Lowell was then in a mood which would have jeoparded the future of any enterprise, rather than to dip his flag an inch, and his connection with this and other journals waned and flickered out; while, as editor of the At lantic and the North American Review in maturer years, he had free course, and did some of the strongest and cleanest political writing the country has ever known. * * * A casual paper barely touches on a few of the high lights of such a career, and of the body of poetry and prose which con stitutes its legacy to these and succeeding generations. Poet, essayist, critic, humorist, satirist, publicist, diplomatist, bookman; charming in talk, brilliant in correspon dence, home lover, faithful friend, un blemished patriot; all these James Russell Lowell was. Curtis said, “Literature was his pursuit but patriotism was his pas- sion.” THE WORLD AND YOU The world may kick you and cheat you, They may treat you badly and rough, But, MAN, they simply CAN’T beat you Unless you holler enough. They can get you down in the gutter r Make you miserable, sick and blue, But take it from me, my brother, The decision rests wholly with you. They can cuff you about, from pillar to post; They may even laugh in your face; But they SIMPLY CAN’T make you give up the ghost; And YOU can make THEM change their face. For the WORLD is fickle and given to whims, It’s a turn-coat and full of deceit. And if you’ve got the back bone and the WILL TO WIN You can make it grovel in the dust at your feet. So take off your coat and roll up your sleeves And spit on your hands if you want to. But don’t be content with what the other fellow leaves, Say, I want to take this, and I’m goin’ to. Now pick out your goal and lay your course, And stick to it in spite of the DEVIL. You’ll win, my friend; but you know of course That you’ve got to fight on the level. Just remember these words and let them sink in, Repeat them when you are alone. In this world it takes just THREE THINGS TO WIN, They’re will power, straight shooting and back bone. —Ray Cleveland. KINDNESS One never knows How far a word of kindness goes; One never sees How far the smile of friendship flees. Down through the years The deed forgotten reappears. One kindly word The soul of many here has stirred. Man goes his way And tells with every passing day Until life’s end: “Once unto me he played the friend.” We can not say What lips are praising us today. We can not tell Whose prayers ask God to guard us well. But kindness lives . Beyond the memory of him who gives. —Edgar A. Guest. OUR KIND OF A MAN The kind of a man for you and me, He faces the world unflinchingly, And smiles as long as the wrong exists, With a knuckled faith and force like fists; He lives the life he is preaching of, And loves where most is the need of love; And feeling still, with a grief half glad, That the bad are as good as the good are bad, He strikes straight out for the right— and he Is the kind of a man for you and me! —James Whitcomb Riley. THE EMPLOYMENT OF TIME What do we gain when discords lurk In such illogical array, When people who decline to work Are in no mood for rest or play? — Selected. CHAPEL PROGRAM Sunday, February 13, 1921. The following program was rendered in the auditorium Sunday morning, Rev. C. E. Benson, officiating. March—Under Orders Orchestra Idylle—Love Me Orchestra Holy, Holy Holy Congregation Invocation Chaplain Gloria Congregation Scripture Reading Chaplain Hymn— to Tell the Story Congregation Prayer Chaplain Ballet—Sentimental Orchestra Sermon Chaplain Hymn—l Will Sing the Wondrous Story Congregation Benediction Chaplain March—Sons of New Zealand Orchestra R. J. Reichkitzer, Musical Director. LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY This institution ceased unnecessary la bor, Saturday, February 12th, in honor of the great American, Abraham Lincoln. In the morning the inmates were given the privilege of visiting and renewing acquaintances in the corridors of the cell blocks until 9:30 a. m., when a special motion picture show had been arranged for their pleasure in the auditorium. The Dolly Sisters in “The Million Dollar Dol lies,” a five-reel comedy drama Metro Classics production; and “The One Best Pet,” a two-reel comedy, composed the bill. Another pleasant feature of the day was the holiday dinner, consisting of: fricassee of chicken on toast MASHED POTATOES ' WHITE AND RAISIN BREAD BUTTER CREAM CHEESE JELLY, FRUIT TAPIOCA PUDDINC COFFEE, MILK, SUCAR KOMIC KLIPS A teacher was reading to her class, when she came across the word “unaware.” She asked if anyone knew the meaning. One little girl timidly raised her hand and gave the following definition: “Unaware is what you put on first and take off last.” POPULATION Corrected February 14, 1921. Numbers of Inmates at Prison 787 Number in First Grade 621 Number in Second Grade 149 Number in Third Grade 17 Received during week 9 Discharged 5 Paroled I Last Serial Number 6615 CELL CHANGES Corrected February 14, 1921. B to B 387-169 A to B 111-194 470-262 273-372 169-387 Ato H 432 8.0 3d 162 Ato „ J4S 246 340 Por D—(A)— 76 Ato A 434-417 Por D—(8)„326 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 which it is delivered to your cell. Non-com pliance with this order will cause forfeiture of privileges. F. T. PICULELL, Deputy Warden.