HEROES: Eagle & Spider

Not unused to seeing the scars of War are employes at the U. S. Pension Bureau. But last week they looked, and looked at a face such as few of them had ever seen. Across the forehead was branded a huge double eagle, the wing tips reaching to the temples, the tail running half way down the nose. Beneath the branded eagle, faintly discernible, was the outline of a huge spider.

The face belonged to one Albert Nye Roughton, 54, U. S. citizen. Worn, wrinkled, penniless, he had tramped from Ottumwa, Iowa, to Washington to tell his story. He had served...

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