National Affairs: Tom & Huck

The Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn of Idaho are Ward Alexander, 14, and Sam Bryant. 16. Last week they found the desperadoes who kidnaped Lieut. Governor W. B. Kinne.

One night last week Lieut. Governor Kinne was driving his automobile along the dark roads from Lewiston to Orofino. Before him, as the car dipped over knolls, swung around curves, the headlights hollowed out a bright cone of light in the enveloping blackness. Suddenly, into the bright cone, four men sprang from the roadside, shouted to him to halt. Before he knew it, Kinne was...

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