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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NEW METHODS INWARSURGERY Herbert Bruce of Toronto Says That Disinf eclaals Have Given Place to Knife. INFECTION R E MOVED Wound Is Closed Up. and Heals in Two Sav- ing in Liver- ResuUs. URGKflVS greatest triumph timing this war has come tlircush a repudiation 61 nieji- :al .leccctlons. 11 has come through :hQ elimination c.t disinfectant pro- :tsscs in ireatiug septic wounds, antl the substitution therefor of the snlfc. Tlio turseon has taken a eiarU stride tlirouEh tile major 3f cultin? fclmsclf loose from the Es- :uTaplan niuon-f-trinffs. 'it was not iD those that Col- onel llcrtert A- ISruce, consulting surgeon of the British arrolts In prance, whose professional territory it the front cmuraccs 3S.QDO beds, ei- jressed It to a New York Times re- ?oitcr he was asked what he regarded ns the greatest achievement >f surgical science since the war l-e- ran- 111 discussed the new method a scientist interested In a siore scientific method. In peace Hmes-he Is Professor of CJIaical .'.t tne Unlve.-siiy of Toronto, jnd lie was In the United States with Sir Wllllun Arbuthcot lane and Sir fames HacKeniie, distinguished Brit- ish practitioners, to attend the rr.edl- m! congress in Chicago. It was on :he eve of his return to that REV.S.G.FALUSA BRAVEMINISIER He Has Made a Big Reputa- V lion for Himself'in Calgary. IS VERY PATRIOTIC During the Election There Were Lively Scenes m His Church, But He Triumphed. lDE the war will benefit future generations, anil there hive been Im- provements in hygiene and sanita- tion, owing to the- necessity of inif new condltious overcoming them, which will rosult In still great- er .benefit to the civil population of the world after the war, "In former wars the chief wantage was from disease- Owing to Jmprox-ed sanitary mrthods and to Inoculations with vaccines the epidemics which armies of other arc now unheard of. When I left France there were only twenty-seven casesv of typhoid fever (n an nnny of OSO men. Venereal diseases no Jon g- er constitute a problem, as they did ie answered the Question. "Practically all-wounds are Infect id." Colonel Bruce said. have through various sfages La the A Veatment of such wounds, and 1 :hink I may say that now, in our ser- rice and In the French and In the new, technic has deveh iped. t. "This method consists of the thor- mechanical cleansing of the vound1, the-excision of all Infected md damaged tissues, and the primary of the wounds In cases oper- iled upon soon after the injury Is in- licted- When not per- of primary closure in "the eas- jalty clearing stations, then either :he delayed .closure or a iccondary place at Ihe )ase hospital. at the beginning of the war. We have Icarnsd. to combat them successfully." Ifl R.A.F.atOnly27 "When I use the term 'mechanical I mean using the knife In- iteaa'of a disinfectant After Joseph jisler made known tie value of anti- '-Optics in operations listerisrn' be- popular, and carbolic sprays set-up _la 'the pperaiing room. then the pendulum swung' bacfc, with Jit realization that the better, method vas to. prevent any germs from get- Jug; Into the wobnd. But when this .began.- disinfectants still were ised In treating'wounds, practically Jl ofwblch Tvere contaminated. Tbc required six or eight noriths, Sometimes longer. There was ilways the danger of sepsis, .ncctv jltatins the amputation of a limb. Lisidc from the fact that the wound- man was kept all this time out of icrrice, so that another man'must filmy there was the evolved i of accommodation, lurslng, vast quantifies, of bandages, ind surgical attention. 4 Cut Away Contamination Nowadays, instead of using didin- lectanls, the contaminated tissue, nuscies, even bone, Is out away. iSTiatcver.the condition, the excision s such as to remove ail the'infection; ind then, unless the man has for an unusual length of time wltfc- treatment or some other condl- Jon makes closure inadvisable, the round Is closed. That mrglcal tectinlc. It may be neces- sary to work In muscle or fat If the Excision but almost in "rariabty the closure can bs made. "Under this treatment the woum leals, aa two weeks. Thl: neans an enormous'saving in time u lives, In man power, in bandages, and surgical" attention, t nothing at, money.. To niy'mmi t la the most Brigadier-General Is One of the Youngest of" British Generals. AlLB UP" is the motto of i -ErissdlEr- General Critch- ley, the general officer Einanding the Royal Air Force adet Brigade In England. Ke Is one E the youngest generals 3n the t's is his all men. in his squardons are alive with boisterous youth and anxious to evelop from "fledstinss" Into quali- ed fighTing airmen. Gen- Crltchley Is a Jail sportsman, vho used to play polo and show tiorses until the war called him to the greatest game of all Gen. Crltchley says: About 25. per cent of the lads first accepted "make as fighting allots. They get the average. In sis months. As their, pay U pro.- By W. C. A. MOFFAT. X Eastern uilnlster, a fomicr A pastor of Meiho- dist Church, Toronto, who has been making Quite a reputation, fo.r himself In '.Ycstern Ga.iia.da for'fear- essncss and frankness. Js the Rev. G.-Fallls, pasior at the pres- ent time nnd for the past throe years of the .Central Methodist Calgary. Mr. Fa His, while at pas- torates In both Hamilton and To- ronto, became known throughout tho East as a minister who never feared ;o make known his opinions, anil since his transfer to ths West, where the man Who speaks out Is parlicu- irly admired, thl? distinctly Irish trait has become even.more devel- oped. jVs a result, the Rev. Mr. Fcltls ias been almost continuously In the public eye.. Once or twice be has been in what might be termed "hot but het Is still "right-side up with care" and Is rapidly forging to tho front as one of the best known nnd most able of Western divines. In lime of war a loyalist and a. patriot can always find trouble. Anil the pastor of the CcnlraFMelhodisl Church ID Calgary, Is both intensely loyal and patriotic. His only child. a bright youth still in his teens, 'went with his father's ttarful "God bless you, my to the war from which he will never return. It was a hard EX-CZAR NICHOLAS ODD PERSONALITY RAISE PITIED POOR DEVILFISH Mulishly Slrong and Childishly The Only Protest He Was DOMINATED BY WIFE Capt. Flarelie H. La Guardia tin; American Flying Corps, nnfl N'cw York rcpresentntlvo In I'm ted States ConsrcsF, who lod tho first unit of American airmen In the wonderful Italian victory ever the Austrlans In the buttle of (he PLive. The- Ameil- cnns .splendid .work In helping lo destroy enemy brJdijes tonstmt-trd across the river. They'wtre warmly c 3rn is! i RUTS by Ocnerj 1 Diaz, the commander-In-chief, nnd by General Bengievanni, commander o( the Jt-iHa.1 aviators at" the front, clergvmpjl Pip, Lillie Has UniqueRecord Descried From France, Escapee to in "Pen" o motion t classical swells and .ads -ivho think so much about a bins Uial they never dare do :ays tbo general want the good stoir, anfl as much it as you Ii5te. Oar system of both on' Its sporting and.its working side, is de- signed to show who are the rlcht t men-" IRONY GOOD story was told reccnlly by General Sir Henry Wilson con- cerning a certain sergeant -major who was a stickler for and tidiness tn-army matters, Jt seems that a short, while back a wagon-lead of straw was" delivered .t coma stables near the officers' quarters, and ths sergeant-major sent a fatigue partita clear'up the Going over gtound later Ills sharp eyes detected a single straw that had been overlooked lying right in the middle of the road. lie promptly called the fatigue parly together, and adfireWed them aa follows: "Very 'considerate on your part, and highly creditable to your L pointing to the solitary straw, "as a matter of when the boy the merabers of-his Sunday School class with him. The death of the gallant youth was accepted by the grief-stricfcen'father as his contri- bution to the price that has to be paid for the boon of Liberty and the triumph of the Bight His sermons have been always of a deeply patriotic nature and, as n rule, .in consequence of these ser- mons, few seals are ever vacant in iis ,Even when that edifice was completely destroyed by fire tho csourceful pastor found litllo diffi- culty in filling the most spacious heatre In thVcity.; j With .such vehemence does the Rev. Mr. mate his 'attacks ipon bolb "men and institutions that .here are enemies ever oh.the alert tor his scalp and on one occasion re- cently- the clergyman found himself n the cbuftF, the editor ot a weekly publication called "Fair Play" hav- complained that excerpts from a 'orbicldpn- book had been read from Ihe pulpit of the Central Mcthmlist Church. A fieri' legal, fight resulted and dragged on for weeks, but in the. end the minister was exonerated and in the minds of the- people of. Cal- gary .the FaHia slock up con- By NEHXUM MQRR. sunny, (lay not long ogf) a taxicab ctoppcfi in front of the massive door that opens Into the grey-wall ed courtyard of the provincial penitentiary at Ports- irnan short jietnodis: clergyman Inouth; near Kingston. A pollci went, taking nearly nil accompanied by a E Etocky youos' In the unl- with a rather attractive face Entering one of the Luitdlnss they walked on to a room where the khnk uniform of honor was removed ant the striped uniform of disgrace was donned. 1'te. Robert Clarke begun hfs sentence of two years for th'ef most despicable offence In K. Hccoghjzed as the most dangcrou; nan wbp lias enlisted In the C.-E. F nd chajseit'with a scries of offence that make a lengthy sheet, .FtoV Lillie has had a chequer ed career, surpassed in darfris by none of -the-- hundreds of convict? that are-Incarcerated behind the steel bars at Portsmouth. Early war he enlisted Jn the West with'the Canadian forces and prbcoetiedv overseas. He was, sent with thp troops to France, but after serving in the front line for several months, WA Man of Stupen- dous Self Esteem.s 'rivals Life Morally Blameless Dillon's Fine Book on Ihe "Eclipse of Russia." Ever to Make r Againsl Cruelly. NO PITY" FOR HUMANS The Devil-Fish Incident Is Re- called by an American Woman Surgeon. By A. R. H. J. IT Is Impossible to read without extreme Interest Dr. B. J. Dil- lon's "The Eclipse of rhlch has just been published, r At ho present moment .when the world's attention has onco more been drawn o the figure of the cx-Cwr, owing 0 the. rejwrl his murder and Us contradiction, there Is an ndJiyo utcrest attaching: lo his portrait of ,hat Ill-starred ruler. Ot tho hook, ns a whole, one can- not help "feeling that H is an unequal effort. Of nil living men of non-Itus- birth, Ilr- Dillon should be the :esl qualified to wrllo on such a sub- feet Of Irish birth on father's side, and of English on his has the Imagination, of the Irish nentalily, and tho for mar- facts and analyzing their significance which .distinguishes, the He has known Ivussia long; and Intimately. He was educated S t. Petersburg Un ivc rs i t y. To married to a Russian. Ho has lived long Jn Russia though not, one gathers, since the early part of For very many years he was on term. 01 Ihe closest intimacy with several of the leading Russian statesmen, find particularly with the late M. president In 1005 of the first Ministry, .under the then so-called "new constitutional regime." In Rus- la. Dr. Dillon's book Js on a big scale in every way. Not only has he had exceptional opiwrtunttlcs of hccom- ng acquainted with Russia, but he made !E only protest against cruelty that the German Kaiser was over known to utter was InVbi-hairof a devilfish. No obviously .p a memory little evidently tired of the irk- Eon-.c and escaped from the he Is the first man liriown'to' have deserted" from the froij't ifne who has been able to cross the English Channel. In Eng- land his-activllleg are not recorded, anil, whether ,he stole or forged passport is. hoi knovvn- At nny rate, he seciirod pasi-age on an ocean liner siderably In percentage. Opponents Interrupted Sermon IX the Dominion elections, too, the jand was of In paster- found himself in trouble. His suavity and winning ways won for j Into the i and reinforcements.for -the bo; I'aJHs threw himself, amh on week'.diiy3 he spared -.neither TtlrriEelf nor his voice. 'H was to be expected lhat his fofciblencss should.Invite opponillon. And this 14 Just what .occurred. On one occasion the pas tor's; trenchant Address In support of the cause of unionism brought critic] sni from pro- .65 fn Ihe congregation and the religious service, undoubtedly j ol the moat'exciting ever held In the Dominion of Canada, soon de- nmentjfor hinf a place on the HrUIsh re- iys In [crultinir mission in New lork, and was placed under Ihe supervision of Sergt, Arthur Guy EmpeyT author of thrilling talc, "Over the Top.' His tloquerfcc forth thou- sands of .dollars from the patriotic Americans, but instead of going tnlo Ihc government coffers, 'the mono was iiarisrerreJ lo His own use by the substitution of bOEiiS bonds.' Jlls scheme waa ns fraudulent by th? New "Yoft police'department, but, on. be ing ancstcd, I'te. Lilfle shol the 'poHceman who sought to laks him Into cu.slody and.slipped ou of the cUy'unnoticed; i ftye learned during thla War, From fever and-are returned to the firing Ine. "Then we are using transfiialon of ilood'much more freely than hereto- In each casualty clearing sta- jon 'donors' as we call them, are sc- ecled and held In readiness, properly rroiiped. These 'donors' are in en who 1.1 va Keen slightly wounded or who ira from some minor mls- say, a aprainc-d fit.and wilting lo give Ihelr for their fellows. Instead of icnOina Ihcm back, we ktep them icar the front In readiness for aOdilfon, cnch casualty t we act j, ttsl> cte .__ _ J it.V.ion In It.s Ice box about or blood, to be available n periods of a push. We have found hat Wool for tmnsfusJon CAH >o llius for tcvcral weeks wlth- iul You tavc icarl th.1t during the offensive ho cud of last March lost n (ew if oiit casually: clearing stations. ml.gist'J lo say" that none ol our or doctors, or order- tea fell frtto flic hands of Ihe ctit-my; Hit our- doctors regretted Mlterl] she lo'ffl'in one clearing nlatlon o :nirty pints of Wowl, wh at th c .s 11 ha s Tearnc AhWAYS A KNOCKER. CHlTIChy any other name wou! 'bs a'tinocker just ihft ?ame; a woman Iia made a tiunib wa.Ucr. x> imagine, a of .serious Illness n uie officers' quarters, so- there's o need to put down straw." A DREAM COME TRUE HIE new chief 'o( the Air Staff, Ma_Jor-General P.'H, Sykca, C. I.G., qualified as a pilot in 1911. in Tovtmher of .Ihe" same year he was ne ot the two members ot the KJy- ng Corps Commlliec which he original scheme of f R.F'C. MaJor-General Sykcs out the Flying Force to Dardanelles and ommanded Jt there. He foresaw the possibilities of aeroplanes as cngl of war. In February, 1313, he wrote: "I dream In tho not very distant future of scouting aeroplanes doing1 J2 an-'hcKjr; of flgMing machines carrying pilot, gunner, and observer, at a speed of ifio miles an hour." Tho dream of 1313 has become the reality of veloped all the a lively campaign.meeting. The sermon was rcqucntiy interrupted, and I a i ways "TKraw Jm and "Don't forget thai this B a church." Wrath1 rose the oolest man fn the assembly was the himself.., an old cam- That'HeldHcr ipid- young'man, fiupposcd to >c craukbralncd, who was slhht ed by the very nsVe a young- hitly i( she kt hli spend Ihf! evening wild "hen she angrily replied, lulled hf, "you nceitn't 1, so fdsfy; 1 dfdnl'mcan Info overling bill Fome sfoimy one when I can't ti else' short of prodigious. Yet, as has been said, his book Is unequal. He is so supremely good as a years he has written on Russian topics of the moment In the London Daily Tetefjrhph'arid numer- ous: that one 'finds him n little juisatisfeclory as the author of a-bookT which, cf necessity, has to cover _a Ion .period years nnd should view Ihc whole In proper' pcr- pecHycanJ proportion. .All the same, he Is able td give. a low not merely Ihe system_of overnment obtnlned ntil last but of the ex-Czar imself, which no other writer could vc with much authority or with imilar confldencjp. Of tho rch ho draws the most unflattering f portraits. Qf the country, his book with most disconcerting latnncss that nothing, save the. ut- er crushing of German militarism an save U from being as clay In anda of thc( German potters and He may be right In egardni Certainly "ho himself does 10 1 scorn to contemplate even the possibility of his being wrong in Ither. After nil, lhat Is the main defect of his bo.ok. Ho is determined o prove -lila saga'city and pmnEscfence up to the hilt, as at every point.. Tho Ex-Czar's Character K cerlnlniy handles the ex-CzAr, as monarch, with hough possibly Just, sevprHy, He IDS no doubts as to his meaning 'and motives as aVuler, He accuses him, JrotCats huve from, him since then." a gainst cruelUcs that would put a devil-fish to shame. The Kaiser's, tender regard (or the devil- fish Is slipwn'ln the account I ft the Xcw'York KvenlnK Post of a. visit the Kaiser -and .hEs suite to the- at Naples Jn 1SS6, by accident, ho upon" an American experimenter, Dr. Ma Henrietta Hyde, who furnishes the narrative of the episode: "The Kaiserln and the Kaiser en- tered- with the Directors of tho Station, followed by the visitors. They.. .came toward, the 'table- nnd j grouped themselves about It, fls the j Dtrector said Iti low, tones: 'This American ylenllst IE performing an experiment that might Interest you.' "Tbc 'ncaiser, "surrounded by 20 members of (ho diplomatic corps, stood 'before me. Xot a word was said to break the silence. The dis- tinguished spectators stared intently and curiously. Tlie fCeUor sternly, disdalr.fully, and Ingly at operation. Suddenly, a long, slimy, gnarled arm. In wrllhlng contortions, was wavi.ny In the air as if to strike us. With exclamations of. Jiprror, the spectators drew back., Even the. Kaiser moved back a step. "The members of the company ex-' changed glances, nnd looked expec- tantly at the erect domineering cen- tral figure for expressions of syni- pathy, 'Inquiry, and for ho'eeeralng sufferings and the :ruel> tortures of the helplessly tound creature in front or them. "Before The 'powerful arm could be pinioned In placp, the whole body werved' and broke loosJ Irom the holders of operuiiny-lable. At The Earl of Beau champ VVHO has been elected president ot 'an org.tnlzalloh formed in Kng- ILsh towns for tho purpose of "aUoiJt- towns so as ,to give the arriving American soldiers nil Ihe comforts of home. The people of Worcester" have "adopted." Wor- cester. will do everything possible to attend to the wants of American boys hailing from ilia American city. Xowjwrt has "adopt- cd" Ncwiwrt, and It is that London may "adopl" Kew York. Hoio Keeps in Health He Talfcs Physical Indoors and Practises Deep Breathing. .Nothing more was heard of him un til he arrived In Toronto after spend ilrig some time with friends In Olean N.Y, The department bai r.otilUil escape fron galnsl the dlalurber.i, of the hecklers crossing ora- trained political dTvith nd In isfgner ho 1 rooi the pulpit a: orlcal swords wi lalwarti ho iHd not 'come off second jest. Jlo marie It ,-iifn thai he-was not In a political but lhat hV, was dolnff In his own small way, to tend help to the brave hoys battling In ihc tren- chea-across the sons, As an. ardent prohibitionist "Sam" lakes second place to none. A dry Canada has always been lo him a goal for the alignment of which no price would be (oo high, so ihnl f undeniable proof were needed aa to big Interest In the war and the cause'for which the allfes fight, It i given In his declaration lhat even M Ihoi Unionist candidate in hla rMlng. were anli-pfohlbltlonlst he would still.vole Union. One look at the Hcv> "Sam" Kallls be Eufffcient to convince the most casual observer of (he Indomi- table courage _ut. ihi pastor. A medium-sized man ho Is with the fihynique of a rugby, stjvr and the lighting face or a United Stales, liiK he couTi nc placed In the elation to 'awal trial, he had once more proved Mm self loft elusive. In Kingsion.hc was taken In charg 0 the militarjvpollce, antl transferrc to Ihe camp" at Barriefiehl, where h was r'Iact'5 tinder heavy guard- To b In confinement not fo h] liking-, however, and before nian he had guard ove tNe headend'beat, a haaly rclrea from the camp, fhi .June 5th he was b Chief Ryan, of h wns to.Foil Henry, where h on the strength of the 3r Cinrtdhn OprHsdn Ileglment, pond fng his disposal Ihe mllltAry ail Ihirltlcs. -lie reportcO hcwtvt ami consequently was confintd In the Jiospltil at C. A. .M, C. titadflirflr- tetn at wltfi a guart} con- stantly over hlni. On .hinc IMn, on the pica thai hr was thrifty, he esllcctl his guard to t with him, nftor Dominion .fuid military police Ijccn notified of the the arms -bpgnn .-to and twisting' colls In all possible directions, accompanied by eruptions Or jets that com- pletely enveloped for a the desperate creature in a black m'listy cloud, 1 "I saw a fierce gaze of'scorn on i? Kaiser's face. Instantly ing a wet sheet over .the oneratlng- lacle, I shovel the creature's arms Iu f. bag, anil as they their ivay out they fastened iri tat; holders on the the rpLratlon rapidly completed. 1CHARD M. AVIXAXS VhyslcaX Culture tcjls liccjia htard Dircktor, urn some one say: .'ITerr willeri tell ua and In his own.mJnd evidently con- victs him, of trJckery and t reach- whai'lhal creature in. nnd why Is It being Kaiser's Dramatic (A HEM! I'ermlt said Ihe Dircclor, turning to me, 'to Inlroduce you lo Hfrr Dr. Schmidt, chaplain, pur dlsltnguiBti- no doubt, wish lo have Ihe reason for Ihta operation explain- ed.' '.'The' conversation was conducted Iri Merman- .My trtmhlcJ, and I forgot, to rise and m tike the court bows. "Hill- before, I hod liad an oppor- tunity to explain the purpose of the. operation, the chaplain wiid, 'I be- tlevc that yoiu arc sulticcttnfe the helpless creature to great pain.' 'Pardon me, I replied duty ris president of liie Wf.c-cly for the 1'rc-vcnllon of CriicUy to lo Inaist that that cause vain to any cvnmjjle, Ihort wutt vision of Coisforenco EinU a room. folFoVd'i liy Ms the courteous. Olreclor, i rh.1 h. IlOW In ___jealth. llc'saya: President a number cxercUes -indoors, nono of which'ha; been generally known, iiid very few, IE any, have been de- scribed in print. Some of these ex- cretes n'rc'-laken as a substitute for the outdoor recreations at times when weather conditions arc too cs-s Ireme, But the-major part-cf Ihcm, and especially the more-unusual of these exercises, are regularly pmc- ilsml as a part of his daily'rcullne. As a matter of fact, .they .are pretty closely dovetailed In with his office work.. Principally as a substitute for escrelscs, Sir. Wtlson pracilses a course of.thc.moro fa- ijllar scttlns-up exercises .or calla- Kerilcs .for Ibc development and of HID ularly of ihc abdomlnaV walls, the >ack and cheat. One of tho President's main cises. taEten whenever occasion presents Itself, that 'of deep and as a result of. this his cheal" now is as perfectly developed aa that of an athlete. Also; a member of his family told me of some, of the unusual move- ments which the President "pcr- mostly when In bis study OL; iust "about the house." For instance, ie -will stand with ills back to thp mantel of a Iircpln.ce> lean back unlH his bead touches ebmo rigid 'support ind then turn and twist and roll first his head and then f Bhoul- body at a tttnc, brlnginfir'-'cyory musclo of his body Inlo play. Or ho will eta nil in the middle of a room and swing hfs arms about lEkc nn _finlmalcd fliil, body into all sorts and inaancr of playful contorilons, mucli afler the fashion of .a; schoolboy at play. Ono of Ihe most Interesting of the 'resident's exercises is that known s the Mueller Klhger Jlovement. The President docs not iise thh GO much ns a "iet'-Umc" part of .his. but rather as a elaxatton from Inaction white nt. nt his desk, as a nerve-awaken-. r, muscle-wanning While jased In dictating, writing pr ake thib exercise, nfter which ho vlll: continue his work, apparently rested. PEW A LABOR PEER wearers of ermine and coronet have had more strenuous careers lhan i.ora who Is now employed at the HHtfeh Ministry o( f-abor. Years ago Ifanlvvicke work- ed In-lhc, tnlncs In Tasmania; later ho In the "baekwoouV; onco, fie was at ft ix kind of.nnlmala mutt ho prohibite In, tho Nnplta Btalfon, If vou expect lo have1 the financial anp- vort .of Oerman insUlnllona. may ht-artlesa research In American .women, hut our sympa- thetic GeVronri women would "refrain from such cruel then became it clerk at illio. e; He la Also A practical min- ing engineer arid a handy Bailor. An Idea of his vftrfi.itllliy may ho gained when it Is re-memberett he was one of the first men to tnko1 j mof'orlne'; he nas won i boat rftcaa, ar-sl cah bandls a' yacW I vith the best of this Dr. Dillon, derides as a sham. On tho whole, the revelation af- forded one ot Nicholas' personality Is of a man who was al one nmt the snmc llnlc mullshly Btrorttf ft ml It may he that Is what hna, ftnd.lhai that very Mel arcVjiinls-fer Ills pprsonal trag- trngfrdy whlcli, nultc concelv inifiM noi have bcfntTcn cither n cftnslstenlly stronscr or a bill pntly weaker t i [J v i "v Too Quick to h A whpBe liy was apparent In nil Tic salfl and did, was wording on.a scnffolti, ivhen AiuMcnly a brick clipped his hand and dropped 1vllh n sicken- ing thud on the heart of his pal, who wan mixing mortar below. The un-: rorlunnlc man slnrfcd dancing, nbou( (ind 'groaning Iti hla ngony, cftlflycr nldrcd down ni him wtlti .ethlng very Kkb ronlcmpl In hli, he colled down rtt last, "it can't have hurras miff-h M thnl. man, M'hy, II -wasn't your head half a ;