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i s ! ' 4 . I u 12 THE FARMER AND MECHANIC. TRAINING MEN MAIMED IN WAR liorated: Insight and ennui will throw them into the arms of the only re deemer work." . 1 11.. 4 AiAn f "k Ti 1 V nTI A. TO TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES sfiftgUFM he finds, is calm. As a iatan&t, ne , does not contend against destiny. (New York Kvcning Post.) Hack from the battlefields of Eu rope will come the maimed, the halt, and the blind, men .still having the spark of life, but facing deciining years and the struggle for existence under the handicap of disability. They will com thronging in thousands and tons of thousands the fruit of war's harvest. Soldiers who have been Minded by shot and shell, who have kl leg or arm, others who have lost all moral, mental, and physical i?rip m themselves, must turn from fight ing to industry; and the able bodied and strong, so many millions fewer, must carry the burden of the maimed ones while they toll at the rebuilding. It will be a problem for the family, tho community, the State, the nation, and in the end for the whole brother hood of man. What is to be done about It? Can the maimed be trained to care for themselves and contribute in part at least the individual's share in the industrial field? On the ability to answer this question affirmatively de pends the morale and state of mind of an ever growing proportion of men. a point of considerable importance at a time when it will take all the cour is hrird work to persuade a Hungarian An uncontrollable curiosity assisted tr, v.MVf. his arm amputated. me in my progress. At two l tneu to wash myself; I succeeded. Thence forth it was a matter of: You must! The Austrian is depressed, brooding, but open to good advice. He discusses nn ii was a mauer o ; loumusi: wminV.v the possibility of certain For years I polished the shoes of - fe fl n and grateful. e family, and learned to work sys- -T-L Hrfi the. nolliest the tematically. When four years old, I fell into the water, fnd after that I was instructed in swimming; at six But the most cheerful, the polliest one-armed man is the German, says the Count. If one but strike the right tone with him, one peal of laughter years of age, I could undress myself, v"??' rnt's de af twelve dress mvself well The follows another. To the Counts cle at wene dress m0eir ao wen. ine f n German schools first requirements of independence 'fj11;,1" "I'a fnnnd exne.- were thus attained I had become a human being. " M have never worried myself with efforts to replace my hands and arms wilh my feet. It must not be con- for the one-armed he found expe rienced one-armed teachers. It was a real pleasure to see the pupils at work. They pointed with genuine pride to their achievements as lock smiths, turners, blacksmiths, carpen- was aconired without effort ing myself in a room, for fear of be ing ridiculed. I would rack my brains and experiment, until finally after a hundred failures, a possibility of real ization appeared in sight. Patience and again patience . was my guiding star. " 'Learning to play the violin was to their future. They would find their rdace and become useful, happy mem bers of the community. They will know how to defend their honor, their home, even with one hand, for a hand that works grows stronger. The writer recounts an interesting incident that happened to him in POSITIONS Berlin Claims 100 Yards C -tured In Champagne: Ga r Also Toward Dvinsk the thing that cost me the greatest northern Germany: d'hote was a gentleman with a long beard. Various matters were dis cussed. Turning directly to my vis- i-vis, a lady asked: " 'Are you going Vj attend the con cert of Count Zichy, who performs effort. When, after endless attempts, a road seemed to have been found, I made for a long time no perceptible progress. Wilhelm Schuster in Ko nigsberg and subsequently David in age and optimism available to con- Leipzig, took pains to teach me for front the dava of reconstruction. three years, until I coma venture to rhjimrteHsHc. of their usual system I make my first public appearance in with one hand?' and forethought the Germans have al- the Leipzig Gewandhaus. "The gentleman had not observed ready addressed themselves to this "Count Zichy, a one-armed musi- that I had but one arm, and asked: nrol.lpm. The English have. too. it cian of Budapest, is produced as ex- " 'With which foot does he play?" may be added. One phase of the hibit B to encourage maimed soldiers. "Whereupon I interposed task that of training one-armed men 'My One-Armed Friends,' is the title j calmly: to care for themselves and even to or the Count s article, and in it he become productive members of so- say: (Bt the Associated Berlin. Oct. 10 (by wireless tL ville) Recapture of large sections territory lost to the allies in the wr?;; further important progress for VU Marshal Von Hindenburg's a rim ward Dvinsk, and the occup;ui..r-. , .f the whole of the city of B-1lt;u-, Serbia, are claimed in the Grm-ai. official statement issued today. In the west, the Germans clai:- have taken by assault a large sretu". of territory in the Champagi; ;1l; several trenches near Sow-hz. r the vicinity of Tahure, captured week by the French, the Germans re gained a strip of territory 100 yar.! deep over a front about 2 1-2 mile? The German war office claims :.. capture of Russian positions owr front of nearly five miles, north . f the railroad running west fn.v, Dvinsk. A violent Russian att.uk west of the city was repulsed. Al though the Serbians are offering de termined resistance. TOOTHLESS WIFE FILES SI IT Defiant Husband IlidicuW Iter and Made Her Wcp. A toothless wife who siv.- sJ.i. finds it impossible to get roinfort.-iKi- 'He nlavs with his left foot, sir. false teeth filed suit in the S-;p.-r;..r with which he is likewise accustomed court yesterday against her husband very -itv nrain 1 dirnssed bv two fa- "I call these one-armed neonle mv to defend himself when attacked! or .separation oecause ne innue f;,r. mous crippled men in recent articles friends because I am sincerely at- "For a moment there was a painful of her. She is Mrs. Mary M. Wilson, in the Berliner Tageblatt and its semi- tached to them; because, with the silence. Then the grating sound of a who married Matthew Wils m. presi weekly illustrated supplement. love of a father, I want to come to chair being pushed back was heard, dent of tfrs Matthew Wilson foal Played For the Kaiser. their aid. Perhaps this feeling was and, rising, the gentleman said in Company at Forty-ninth - street, and In both cases the writers tell what developed from a purely personal cir- clear tones: the North River, in 1896. they have accomplished by patient, cumstance namely, because I can- " I beg pardon for the unbecoming Mrs. Wilson alleges that h-i h unremitting practice. One is an ac- not expend pity upon myself. I want expression. I am an old hunter and band treated her cruelly almost fn.ru complishcd pianist and has played be- to, I will, I must convince them that didn't notice you have but one arm.' the time of their marriage and on om foro tho Kaiser and tho royal family, they are not to be pitied. Their fate "WThereupon I rose, reached him my occasion pounded her for ttftvn min and the other is a violin virtuoso, lies in their own hand. If they have hand, and the thing was settled. utes because she didn't cook a si. uk Both emphasize the importance psy- the desire to succeed they will sue- "In conclusion, I wish to recall a to suit him. Concerning his habit ? etiological effect of work. The im- ceed. I have instructed hundreds of remark addressed to me by my august "taking a keen delight in m:kinp fur, portanco of these articles for men one-armed people and found just as patron, Emperor William I. The of the plaintiff's appearance' Mr wounded in battle is, however, sub- many dissimilar characters. But in Kaiser summoned me repeatedly to Wilson says: ject to qualification, us one of them one point they are all alike; they f-re Berlin and Wiesbaden. It gave his "He has particularly directed his was born a cripple and the other lost all suspicious. They think that one Majesty evident pleasure to see me gibes and slurs at the apiaranc ? his arm early in his teens. wants to console them with empty part an apple with one hand. He the plaintiffs mouth, knowing that "A Triumph of Will Power Feet words and then leave them to their would .glance at me curiously and plaintiff was particularly sensativ- &s Substitutes for Hands," is the title fate. It was always a very good sign ?mile. Naturally, I would on many about the fact that she has lost lu-r of the first article which deals with when they turned to me with ques- occasions perform on the piano. I teeth and has been unable to secure the achievements of Unthan, an arm- tions. These questions were invariably did so. too. at the festivities in honor artificial teeth that could be eum- lesa virtuoso. Unthan has offered his directed to me only after I had given of the then Crown Prince, in Berlin, fortably worn at all times. Becauj services to the German government as them ocular evidence that certain The late Crown Prince Rudolph was of this faet the plaintiff has frequent - Instructor to soldiers bereft of their things could be accomplished. also present, as well as all the Ger- ly been reduced to tears and has arms by the war, and says the Tage- "Most of the tasks set me made de- man princes. I still remember the been unable to eat the meals sl ho- Matt: j mands upon my manual dexterity. 1 1 feeling of consternation that none of prepared." Herr Unthan will not alone exhibit 1 was asked to cut a very hard loaf of I the Ambassadors were summoned to by his own example to the brave fel- bead or a petrified sausage. If I I dinner, I alone enjoying that distinc- FATHER'S PREMONITION VF.JU- lows crippled In the service of their succeeded, which I always did, they I tion. After the meal, I played several FXED. country how completely the hands can shook their heads and smiled." I selections. he replaced by the feet; he will at the "Necessity was my teacher." con- I "The lovable old Kaiser turned to 'Tell Father Good-Bye " Cries Droivr same time restore their self -conn- Unties the Count. "But I had still me on that occasion with the memor- ing Iad to Boys Who Are Saved donee, and prove to them that they another, a Count Koloman Esterhazy, able words: Chester (Pa.) dispatch to Philadt;- are not constrained to be dependent who lost his right arm in tho Hunga- " 'I am not a musician, nor have I phia Record, upon their fellowmen. It Is this moral rian war of liberation, and lived in conceived a fondness for you on ac- Laughing at the fears of his father, influence, in particular, upon which Transylvania at the time. The excel- count of your art; but I honor your who urged him not to accompany the authorities concerned build such lent fellow traveled from Klausenburg courage, your energy, and the perse- Charles Young, sr., and Charles high hopes; It is just as important as to Pressburg at the request of my pa- verance with which you have over- Young, jr., on a boating and fishing the imparting of technical devices rents, and the sight of him brought come your great misfortune!' trip, William Bennethum, of this city and material expedients, me comfort. My first pupil was "I would impress the same thing went along with his friends and waa "At the request of the Tageblatt, Count Nikolaus Pcjacsevich, who lost how upon the hearts of all the one- drowned in the Deleware river near tllerr Unthan had himself photo- hia right arm in 1866. At the Casino armed: to have courage, energy, and Chester Island graphed in a series of positions which at Budapest I often cut his food for perseverance to overcome their hard The three men -engaged a launch ti show -to what an extraordinary de- him. He was still, however, an ad- fate." tow their flshin skiff over to the is- gree he has succeeded in making: his miraWe horseman, but the ordinary land intending to return in the name feet do the work of handa The ar- manual requirements he found very SEIZE DYED CODFISH way.' About midnight, however, they tist likewise furnished the paper, by difficult. The rank and file, who have decided to row home WTie well out request, with a brief sketch of his never had a servant, will bear the Inspectors Find Vats of Acid Contain- in the river their boat was swamped, life. One can hardly conceive of a loss of an arm far better and acquire Ing ImftUUion Salmon. The Youngs managed to save them- Kn hTi? Th " JK!h,MJnr theK?ev,ic? of hf one-armed consid- New York- Times. selves and also get their boat back to than the tenacity with which this erably faster. It is by no meas bene- the island where it was richted and . man, the helpless child of misfortune ficial that they should be treated Plain codfish dyed to resemble Alas- bailed out They reached Chester of hbj family, developed step by step with the best intentions on the part kan salmon were seized vest erring v I aKnut into a fully equipped member of so-i of the nurses in special hospitals . m.nL rh ntflci wttM ontn v J shouted Bennethum ciety. To quote his own words: Posihle For All. J'Tell father and the rest good -by.' muted Bennethum as he sank to n:s like princes. It makes them -effemi- tictiu aiiu ucuctiueiiL. nil H.i I l ll t iniirn i . .. . n i j, i i - i - . - . - " ---- - i . .- .. -I neain. r . ;r 1."" iwnunn unnuppy laier. Dy conirast. or sunset in ooxes down in cold stor- xtv ann o o.a cximmor" sala nu over age under the Manhattan arches of 1 Jeremiah Bennethum when he w on the violin, the flute, play cards. Rhnnt swim whn fthwrv-M Knw T oWl oin " ' - , , " ' k unuci lue xuiuinauun arcnes 01 jeremian aenneinum wnen nVwIf H Sh"ld h the Broklyn Bridge when an inspect- told of the young man's death, "ar.d 2iylr,Ji!. experienced or of Health Department routed them think he should have been able t 1 "T. ili . 1 rt"eu insiruciora, ana mat tne out and looked them over with care swim ashore I had a Dromon stir to "lm I mySM TSnlTmy iS.l'1'0 lD n the boIes was -AlaSS who" he went away thaf he v.ou: I"-,,,! TV5e ,. ? '.hOTPlta;-...preferabl w11."6.11? .P- Salmon." but inside there were deni- never return home alive." i t Z t , 'i 7 Lilw Y. upon I uems are s"" connned to their beds." I zens of the Cape Cod neighborhood in which I succeeded in developing my His father, the writer. continues, a virion 1 aTt f01! ir" i"eS 7. "rr?JiU".J?Mi?y5W !d,vdi? not spoil him. top layers of fish were reld "through JAPAN SENDING STUDKNT physical constitution, is earnestly de sirous to advance, will very soon ac complish what I have done. I am not referring here to artistic skill, but to the needs of practical life. There is hut one road: A never-tiring Im pulse to depend upon one's self that is. to become independent of others. Every outside aid, therefore, should be firmly refused if there is but a shadow of possibility of being able to help one't self. " That I would learn to use my feet In place of my hands, my parents knew before I was a year old. They noticed, namely, how I reached for a candle, held out to me In the dark, with my toes. After that my feet wero left bare whenever possible. . As I grew . somewhat . older. T fthnvA everything within my reach Into my xesx wnetner it was edible. were layers More Coming to American ( oil a last or an Owing to the War. CiT Qnv "rwl I x -r i nr! mother. After the first which ever dnd nin., Tm Z ie lorK Aimes: . ... , two months, he was not allowed to in Mlrtnr th. UD account or tn war ; r i7"i " " ,1. A " sending nunareas posi-pi were treated with 7an7iVnr t,. wanted him to take a mentor with ing fish in this way raises the price of ii, say. coa, to aDOut 40 cents. In the delica. one hand, he must all the sooner stand Some of these students had left Of many when their country Joine i ir. on his own feet." Work the Only Redeemer. "And I very quickly learned to do so" he continues. "Unfortnnte1y, many of the one-armed are unwilling now to follow that course, because they lack faith in "themselves. ' How strenuously did I combat that flag ging of energy! In. the course of the relentless struggle of life, " many will find that their condition will be ame- tessen stores even higher prices are Ciluse of the Allies and others av: obtained for the slices of pink sal- come from the University of Toh.y. mon. The Health Department also try ing to stop the use of such preserva tives as borax and boraeic acid in tomato catsup as substitutes for ben Eoate of soda, which has hitherto been imported from Germany. Dn Lucian P. Brown, of the . Department ' of Health has ordered the confiscation of catsups and sauces which were found to contain -borax and alhe'd chemicals fifty or more of the post-grau students to enter such institution.-: the Medical College of Cornell I n versity here and the College of Phy sicians and Surgeons. -In former years many hundred y young Japanese went to Germany take advanced courses in the srieri "; and arts, especially in mining, en?T- neeringr, and chemistry p.nd inli ir'