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THE iimiimmiiiimiiimiii TIMES-NEW- NEPHI. UTAII S, ititottmtuutumuutmmmtumumwmmmiwnmmt' uiiiiintiiiiii uiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiittiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiititiiiiiiiiim Nation's Unknoum Hero Ramsey M ilhollan By BOOTH TARKINGTON M Copyright by Doabledsy. Page S Company 'aiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii CHAPTER XIV. m Te-Tr-- " r-'- r I iiiiiiiiiiniriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiii iiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiEiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiii Continued. tle patience." There was danger of a stampede, he said, and be and the rest of the faculty were In a measure responsible to their fathers and mothers fwr them. l ou must keep your heads," he said. "God knows, I do not seek to Judge your duty In this gravest mo ment of your lives, nor assume to tell you what you must or must not do. Hut by hurrying Into service now, without careful thought or consideration, you may Impair the extent of your possible usefulness to the very cause you are so anxious to serve. Hundreds of you are taking technical courses which should be completed at least to the end of the term in June. Instructors from the United States army are already on the way here, and military training will lie begun at once for all who are physically eligible and of acceptable age. A special course will be given In preparation for flying, and those who wish to become aviators may enroll themselves for the course 17 He paused, then chattered briskly "Well, there's one good old boy was with our class for a while, buck In freshman year; 1 bet we won't see him In any good old army I Old rough neck I.lnskl that you put the knob on his nose for. Tonimle Hopper says he saw him Inst summer In Chicago soap box in, yelliu hU head oft" eussln' every government under the sun, but mostly ours and the allies', you bet, and going to run the earth by revolution and rep resontatlves of unskilled labor immigrants, nobody Hint can read or write allowed to vote, except l.lnski. Tom inie Hopper says he knows all about Iinski: be never did a day's work In bis life too busy trying to K't the worklngmen stirred tip against the, people that exploit 'em! Tommie suvs he had a big crowd to bear him, though, and took up quite a little money for a 'cause' or something. Well, let him holler! 1 guess we can attend to him wlu'ii we got back from over yonder. Hy George, old Unm. I'm gottln' kind of (loppy in the gills!" lie administered a resounding slap to his com rade a shoulder. "It certainly looks as If Mir big days were walking toward us!" on. lie was right. The portentous days oiuie on it puce, and each one brough t a new and greater portent. The faces of men lost a driven look besetting ibeiu in the days of badgered waiting, and Instead of thut heavy apprehension one saw the look men's faces must have worn In 1770 and 1SC1. and (lie history of the old days grew clearer In the new. The President went to the congress, and the true indictment lie made there reached scoffing Potsdam with an unspoken prophecy somewhat chilling even to Potsdam, one guesses und then through an April night went almost quietly the steady word: we were at war with Germany. The bugles sounded across the continent ; drums and llfes played up und down the city streets and In town and viiluge squares and through the countrysides. Fatally in all ears there was a multitudinous noise like distant, hoarse cheering . . . and a Sound like that was what Oora Yocum heard, oim night, us she sat lonely iu her room. The bugles and fifes and drums had been beard about the streets of ihe college town, that day, and she thought she must die of them, tliey jiurt her so, and now to be haunted by this imaginary cheering She sinned. Was It Imaginary? She went downstairs und stood upon the steps of the dormitory In the open air. No; the cheering was real and loud. It came from the direction of the railway station, and the night air surged and beat with it. her stood the aged Janitor of the building, listening. "What's the cheering fort" she asked, remembering grimly that the janitor was one ef tier acquaintances who had not yet toied "speaking" to ber. "What's the matter?" "It's s good matter," the old man answered. "I guess there must be s big crowd of 'em down there. One of our students enlisted today, and Listen they're glvlu him a send-off- . to 'em, how they do cheer. He's the first one to go." She went back to her room, shivering, snd spent the next day In bed with an aching bead. She rose In the Ik-lo- JPP at once. "1 speak to you In a crisis of the university's life, as well as that of the nation, and the warning I utter has been made necessary by what took place yesterday and today. Yesterday morning, a student in the Junior class enlisted as a private In the United States regular army. Far be It from me to deplore his course In so doing; he spoke to me about it, and in such a way that I felt I had no right to dissuade him. I told him that it would be preferable for college men to wait until they could go as officers, and, aside from the fact of a greater prestige, I urged that men of education could perhaps be more useful in that capacity. He replied that If he were useful enough as a private a commission might In time come his vvny, and, as I say, I did not feel at liberty to attempt dissuasion. He left to loin a regiment to which he had been assigned, and many of you were at the station to bid him farewell. "But enthusiasm may be too contagious; even a great and Inspiring motive may work for harm, and the university must not become a desert. In the twenty-fou- r hours since that young man went to Join the'arruy last night, one hundred and eleven of our young men students have left our of them went off to walls; eighty-fou- r gether at three o'clock to catch an train at the Junction and enlist for the navy at Newport. We are, I say. In danger of a stampede." He spoke on, but Dora was not lis tening ; she had become obsessed by an Idea which seemed to be carrying her to the border of tragedy. When the crowd poured forth from the building she went with It mechanically, and paused In the dark outside. She spoke to a girl whom she did not east-boun- miwi know. "1 beg " your pardon "Yes?" "I wanted to ask : Do you know who was the stndent Doctor CYovis spoke of? I mean the one that was the first to enlist, and ttiat they were cheering last night when he went away to be a private In the United States army. Did you happen to hear his name?" "Yea, he was a Junior." "Who was Itr "Itanmey Mllholland." CHAPTER XV. Fred Mitchell, crossing the campua one morning, ten days Utter, saw Dora standing near the entrance of her dormitory, where he would pass her unless he altered his course; Mid as he drew nearer her and the details of her fnce grew Into distinctness, I j was Indignant with himself for feeling less and lex Indignation toward her In proportion to the closeness of his approach. The pity that fame over him was mingled with an unruly admiration, causing litin to wonder what unpatriotic stulT she could be made of. She was marked, but not whipped; she still held herself straight under all the hammering and rutting which, to his knowledge, she bad been getting. She stoptnit htm, "for only a moment." she Ktild. dlfig with a wan prouOncsK ; "That Is, If you're not one of those- who feel thut I shouldn't be ''okn to'?" "No," mid Fred, stiffly. "I may r hups, but "hare their miIi of view, I don't feel called upon to obtrude It on you In that manner." "I see," she siilil. nodding. "I've villi ted to SH'iik with you about Until-soy.- "All light." She bit her lip, then asked, abruptly: "What made ham lo "Knllst ua a private with the regu- Itr It's a Good Matter," the Old Man swered r lars?" An- ct ruing, however a handbill Imd lieen at five o'clock, callslid under her ing a "Mass Meeting" of ttie unlver-allnt eight, and she felt It her duty ' i'a; but when she got to the great hall she found a scat In the dimmest corner, farthest from the rostrum. The president of the university the tumultuous many hundred before him, for I umultiioir they vere until tie quieted them. ll talked to lb? n sotiorly of patriotism, and called Bp"ii !!ers or "deliberation ant a lit ) think It's possible for a person to have something within him that makes him care so much about his country that he" "Wait !" she cried. "Don't you think I'm willing to tkffer a little rather than to see my country In the wrong? Don't you think I'm doing It?" "Well, I don't want to be rude ; but. of course, it seams to me that you're suffering because you think you know-mor- "No. What made him enlist at all?" "Only because I e's thut sort," Fred returned briskly, "lie miiy'lte Inexplicable t people who hcjieve that his X0I113 out to tight for bis country Is the fame thing as going out to com mil n miir " Slip lifted her ba.d. "Couldn't mil " "I Ix-your pardon," Fred wild at nice. "I'm sorry, but I dofi t know Jim tow to explain him to yon." "Why?" lie laughed, spologctlrnlly. "Well, you see, as I understand It, you don't !!!" j:. e I" l J I T, 1 i tfc.oj K::f:i:3 feixJWv:-.- 1 ' I yl - .;-U- . LJ iuj i-- til"- - .; ? :4 I fa " T 4 ihr-"- ( i . . 1 I 1 i mf h . ' - t J J I - ; r 1 g -1 ml t r1 It1 c3 ...jj "-- I Jttn fpj it I 'fJ I f I about what's right and wrong than anybody else does." "Oh, 110. But "We wouldn't get anywhere, probably, by arguing It," Fred said. "You asked me." "I asked you to tell me why he en- t listed." "The trouble Is, I don't think I can tell that to anybody who needs an answer. He Just went, of course. There Isn't any question about tt. I always U thought he'd be the first to go." "Oh, no!" she said. "Yes. I always thought so," "I think you were mistaken," she said, decidedly. "It was a special reason to make him act so cruelly." "Cruelly'!" Fred cried. "It was!" : 1 - 1 ry :i i - ll1WBastfi,inW1ialil'irtmi1liaW "Cruel to whom?" "Oh, to his mother to his family. To have him go off that way, without a word " "Oh, no ; he'd been home," Fred corrected tier. "He went home the Saturday before he enlisted, and settled It - fW' I i ! i -- " , h& 'J. JA, """V " V " gfi . liTT"im "ffnTTnT fr"J uLU""i 1 J( S 9 H 1 a, 1 Hi i rpK -- ':--: ; WIT1.iH1 if '. '. mmw m d , dr i I - The resting place of America's "Unknown Soldier" in Washington, which is destined In years to come to the United States. be one of the mott famous spots in The following versfs to the "Unknowns Soldier." written by Ansela MorRan, were In regular formation and real at the services In Arlington ceim-tr- y by Ada Anne Iu I'uy. president of shaded by trees is the one that should Jhe 1 aue of American Pen Women: prevail throughout the entire cemetery. It Is these verv Mje-tie- s Ha i known to the areas that give Arlington Its fine and tree-shade- d She Lifted a Wet Face. "No, No! He Went in Bitterness Because I Told Him To, In My Own Bitterness!" with them. They're all broken up. of course; but when they saw he'd made up his mind, they quit opposing him. and I think they're proud of him about It, maybe. In spite of feeling anxious. You see, his father was an artilleryman in the war with Spain, and his grandfather was a colonel at the end of the Civil war, though be went Into It as a private, like Ramsey. He died when Itamsey was about twelve; but Ramsey remembers him ; he was talking of tilm the night before he enlisted.'' Dora made a gesture of despairing protest. "Yon don't unders jt.' '." "What Is It I don't understand?" "Kamsey ! I know why he went and It's Just killing me!" Fred looked at her gravely. "1 don't think yon need worry about It," he said. "There's nothing about his going that you are responsible for." She reiented her despairing gesture. "You don't understand. Hut It's nn l doesn't use. any to try lo taJk h'v of It, though I thought maybe It would, She went a little nearer somehow," the dormitory entrance, leaving him where lie was. then turned. "I suppose you won't see hhnT" Most probably not "I don't know. till we meet If we should In France. I do i't know where he's stationed; and I'm going with the aviation If It's ever ready! And he's with the regulars; he'll probably lie among the first to go over." "1 we." She turned sharply away, railing back over her shoulder In a choked voice. "Thank you. Good-hy!I'.ut Fred's heart lad melted; gazing after her, he saw that her proud young bead had lowered now, and that ber shonhlers were moving convulsively; he ran after her and caught her as she began slowly to awend the dormitory steps. "Se h"Tc." he oriel. "Ioi)'t " She lll'te.t a el free. "No. no! IU went In legalise I told him to. In my own bltte: nes! I've killed him ! I swig ago, w hen he w asn't much more than a child, I heard he'd said that mini" iln he'd 'show' me. and now he's done If t" Fred wh'.slhxl low ami long when she bad disappeared. "Girls!" he tnnr mured to himself. "Nome girls, any You rnn'i bow they will be girls! tell em what's what, ami you can't ue 'cm, either P Tl en. a more nrgent mutter agalt "coupled h! attetitbm. be went on nn s'denl and lively gsit to si tend ,' Irs In (TO CE CONTlNl KD.t Mllt-mrs- rl-n- t n,ai-riikl- to Improve Arlington Who tand at the gates of dawn; comHe is known to the cloud-born- e pany Whoaa souls but late have gone. Like wind-Sun- g stars through lattice bars. They throng to greet their own. With Toice of flame they sound his name Who died to nt unknown. hailed by the hrot herhoed. By the Dauntlets of Marathon, He time-crowne- Plans for the Improvement of Arlington National cemetery have been submitted to Quartermaster General Rogers by the commission of fine arts. 'The quartermaster general approved them and transmitted them to the secretary of war, who referred them to the War Memorials cnunciL This body also approved the plans, whereupon the secretary also gave hla approval, and they are now to be the basis for the development of that cemetery. , Arlington la a national shrine, sacred to the nemory of the thousands of soldier dead, named and unnamed, who lie hurled under the shade of Its trees. This sacred character should be protected and twtereL Monument or treatment of a should or grotesque ehurm-tebe rigidly excluded. Quiet, simplicity, reverence should prevail. Of Historic Interest. Arlington Is also a historic plaee. Its builder, (ieorge WnInglon 1'iirke t'ustls, was the adopted son nftJeorjre Washington. Ills father g:ic tile life his country during the Itevolutlon; and he himself wus reared at Mount Vernon, where he lived until be comAt pleted Arlington house In IW) his death Arlington posxed into the H'sscxftion of his daughter, the wife of Robert K. Iee. and w.is occupied by General and Mr. I.ee until It came Into possession of the government. It historical Importance fhonld be con Idered In methods of treatment. Arlington pn"pectlvely Is a portion of the great central romwUion of Washington, extending from the Itot through the nmll tu the mon-mememorial, and on to the Un-nlwhence the memorial bridge, already authorized by congress, will cross the I'ototnsc to he newly rrealod ptirk area sdtoining the Arlington Mute. Plans of Development. Arlington has certain doiit'nat'ng restores to be considered In tin, plun of development. Among tlicyi are: The mnnslon house will stand ss 'he termination of the axis of the ii!mior!nl bridgo, lead:ng from the .Inroin I1lefor;a, kiUngton. The fr rp and Godfrey Raymond, By Heart, d Lion Whoee dreams he carried on. His name they call through the bear enly hall, Unheard by earthly ear. y He is claimed by the famed In Ar-cad- Who knew ae title here. Oh, faint was the lamp of Sirius, And dim was the Milky Way. Oh, far was the floor of Paradise From the soil where the soldier lay. Oh, chitt and stark was Ihe crimson dark Where huddled men lay deep I Hie comrades all denied his call Long had they lain asleep. Oh, strange how the lamp of Sirius Drops low to the dassled eyes battle Oh, strenee hew the steel-refields Are floors of Paradise. Oh, strange how the ground with never a sound Sw'ngs open, t!er on tier. And standing there in the shining air Are the friends he cherished bare. d d senThey are known te the tinels Who circle the morning's doer. com-pThey are led by a clowd-krigsun-sho- af y Through paths uneeew before. Like blossoms blown their touts hare flown Past war and reeking sed. In the hook unbound their names are found They are known in the eourts of Cod I Angela Morgan. front of the mnn-';othe most beautiful Ia0denen In Washington, and they diould le kept free from dlsturhance f any kind. The plans for the mansion boose aim to restore Its orig inul ohnra'ier ss a distinctive house of its historic period. These plans, uinde In the depot quartermaster's olilee. should be arried out In the spirit In which they hste been wooded slopes are In n among de-le- d. lA Ihe se-M- devoted to bursts of soJdlora, the treatment represented by the uniform smnll headstones erected characteristic quality. Today these shaded areas predominate; but with the burials of World-wa- r soldltrs In open fields Arlington Is fast losing Its present distinction. No effort should be spared to continue the planting over the present bare and sliadelest areas. More Trees Are Needed. ISotn the World war and the Rimnlnh wur sections should be planted with trees that will produce shade to covei the entire area. In the .World war' section a planting scheme should be adopted in advance of the srhoms fm graves, or at least the two psoas snouia oe simultaneous. This means the Immediate select inn and planting of thousands of trees Is the now vacant spaces of Arlington. Today these treeless portions, so out of harmony with the general appear- rance or me cemetery, give one the Idea that the graves of our latest heroes are being placed rather In a potters neta than in an honored looa tlnn. The rules made several years ago to regulate the character of monu ments marking the graves of officers have had a auletlna- - effect : hnt In the newer area set apart for ofJlcers there Is need of trees. The regnla- tlons against mausoleums, do rt cults. and unusual designs should be en forced for the protection of the manr of the few. agtlnst the The officers whose careers need eulogy on tombstone should not he accorded In Arlington the credit that history di'flles. FWadway ShouH Be Improved. The road In front of Arlington cemetery should he Improved and developed along the entire frontage. The space should be leveled, the cat tracks raised to the surface and and a boulevard treatment should replace the present neglected and uncared for conditions. The right way to deal with Ihe situation Is to have a comprehensive plan made fog the entire development of Arlington. Arlington rnds need renewing. The mansion house needs new floors, woodwork snd paint, and, especially, the present 1mm like appearance of the rooms devoted to ,..e public "hould be changed for the better. Extensive planting of Jrces, preferably oaks, should begin at once, so that a qtialer of a century hence the entire cemetery may come Into the fine condition that the best portions now display. The rosds leading to the cemetery should be made safe and adequate, (to much the nation owes te the last resting place of those wha have fought Its bsttles, and to the relatives and friends who pay tribute t the mem try of the heroes, ' ' , "