The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 31, 1915, SECTION FIVE, Page 5, Image 61

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SECRETARY DANIELS presided at
mo laylngr of the keel of tha big
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lyn Navy-Yard and made an address on
the future of the Navy. .
King George of England la an expert
horseman and he is accompanied on his
morning canters through the nark on
most occasions by Princess Mary or
uincr memoers ot the royal family. De
spite the advance of motor cars, which
are une.1 by England's rulers, the horse
sun remains In royal favor.
Always busy as he has been on
weighty affairs of state for President
"Wilson. Secretary Joseph Tumulty la
finding time to work on the arrange
ments of the wedding of President Wil
son and Mrs. Norman Gait. Mr. Tu
multy has already seen two White
House weddings since he same to Wash
ington as secretary to President Wil
son. Miss Grace Darling, the popular film
star, has a most unique and freakish
car. The innovation is a - boat body,
which resembles an up-to-date river
launch. It Is built of alternate two
Inch strips of mahogany and white
holly, while the deck is finished in
blrdseye maple. On the rear portion
of the circular radiator is a silver eagle
with outstretched wings, while forward
of this la a regular ship's bell, also
finished in silver. The bumper irons in
front are finished to represent silver
anchors, while the rear bumpers repre
sent oars. Everywhere the nautical
idea is carried out to the minutest
detail. ,
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Prominent suffragists of the country
were much pleased with the recent
stand of President Wilson on the ques
tion of votes for women. When he
went to Princeton, N. J., recently to
cast his vote in favor of the amend
ment giving New Jersey women the
right to vote, he was warmly congrat
ulated by women residents of that
place.
Impressive ceremonies marked the
dedication at Washington, D. C.. of the
new $2,000,000 Masonic Temple head
quarters of the Supreme Council of
Scott Isn Rite Freemasonry for the
Southern Jurisdiction of the United
States, which also is called the Mother
Council of the World. . The temple Is a
marvel of architecture. The stately
structure on Sixteenth street, about one
mile from the White House. Is fash
ioned after the famous mausoleum
erected for King Mausolus by Queen
Artemesia at Halicarnassus. one of the
seven wonders of the ancient world
is unique among the many magAficent
buildings at the Nation's capital. It
has been in course of construction since
1911.
Thomas Alva Edison and Henry Ford
were shown everything worth seeing
while visitors At the Panama-Pacific
Exposition at San Francisco. Among
other places visited was the coal mine
in me i'alace of Mines and Metallurgy.
They were much Interested in the rep
lica of the Rock Springs. Wyo.. mine,
which Is under the floors of the mines
building.
In a choppy sea and with half a gale
Bweeping over Cape Cod Bay off Prov
Incetown. Mass.. the largest submarine
ever built In the United States had a
severe tept In submerging and in every
way came up to the expectations of the
officials of the Fore River Shipbuilding
Company and the Electric Boat Com
pany, of New London. "The M-l" was
out in the bay four hours, and when
she returned Lieutenant M. R. Pierce,
of the United States Navy, who is to
command her. said: "She is the best
submarine I have ever been aboard.'
The builders have guaranteed that
the submarine has a cruising radius of
3500 miles, although it is said she can
easily cover 6000 miles without replen
ishing fuel or supplies. She Is equipped
with two T'eisel engines with a com
bined horsepower of 800 and two mo
tors of 170 horsepower each. She cost
$630,000. She has a surface speed of
14 knots an hour and an underwater
speed of 11 knots. With safety she can
descend to a depth of 150 feet and will
be able to remain submerged for a
period of 72 hours.
NOTED WAR NURSE DIES
American Girl Overtaxes Strength,
Lives to Reach Xew York.
NEW YORK. Oct. 22. Her health
undermined by nursing wounded sol
ders in a hospital in Paris, Miss Jo
bephine Redding, daughter of Joseph
D. Redding, well known as a writer,
lecturer and student of the drama, is
dead, a victim of Bright's disease, at
the St Regis Hotel, Her death was di
rectly due to the strain of her hospi
tal experience. She returned from
France to this country only a wek
ago.
Mr. Redding, who Is a lawyer, with
offices in this city and San Francisco,
also has a home In Paris. Miss Red
ding and her mother were there at th
outbreak of the European war. Anxious
Secretary Daniels Starts Work on Battleship King George Is Expert Horseman President's
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to be of assistance. Miss Redtllng ob
tained the . consent of her parents to
become a nurse and was assigned to the
hospital culled Trois Quartieres. where
wounded soklie-j trought from the
front were treated.
Entering upon the task with the en
thusiasm of youth, she overtaxed her
strength a:.i-i finally suffered a com
plet breakdown. Accompanied by
her mother, she arrfved in New York
on hoard the steamship Espagne a
ek ago.
Miss Redding was 22 years old and
was b.;rn in San Francisco.
JUDGE DESTROYS NUDE ART
Jurist Orders 400 Postcard Pictures
. Torn Up In Private Office.
PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 22. Four
hundred pictures of nude women, con
fiscated b aen,ts of tbe ChrisU&a
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League ic the store of Leopold da Ben
edict, were destroyed by Judge Knowles
of the Municipal Court.
The judge directed that the photo
graphs be torn Into pieces and placed
in a wastepaper -basket In his pri
vate office, after he had decided that
the pictures were not works of art. as
contended by counsel for the defense,
but things intended to corrupt public
morals.
The pictures were seixed by A. D.
Chjquome, general secretary, and A. J.
Klnkade, investigating agent of the
Christian Leaguer.
Judge Knowles isrued this warning
to De Benedict: "The court has decided
that these pictures ere not works of
art. as you havo contended, but are
exposed and Si ld by you in such a man
ner at to be contrary to law. The ex
hibition has tended to corrupt the
youth of our cily.
"This court wil prosecute vigorous
ly you and others who may be found
guilty of o-bibtunf and selling pic
tures which appeal to the baser in
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thi pcnderlng to the spoliation of the
virtue of the American youth."
WOMAN REGAINS FACULTY
Centenarian Recovers Speech, Sight
and Hearing After Age 90.
NEW YORK. Oct. 12. Mrs. Anna
Caldwell celebrated her 100th birthday
at the Baptist Home in Brooklyn, of
which she has beon an inmate for 22
years. The attending physicians at
the home were especially interested in
the event because of the aged woman's
remarkable recovery of sight, speech
and hearing while under their care.
x About 10 years ago Mrs. Caldwell
lost her sight and later her speech and
hearing, and. greatly to the surprise
of the physicians, recovered all three
a few months aso. Tha doctors re
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believe that Mrs. Caldwell may live
for several years.
Many birthday presents were sent to
the centenaian, among them 100 Amer
ican Beauty roses and a birthday cake
with 100 candles. Mrs. Caldwell greatly
enjoyed the celebration and to one of
the visitors she said, "I feel like a cen
tury plant, today, just ready to bloom."
CHARITY AID NOW $19,000
Two Women Whose Names Are Kept
Secret Give Another 91000. -
WASHINGTON. Oct. 24. Making a
total of $19,000 donated from the same
source in 1$ years for the aid of wives
and children of disabled life-savers and
to widows and orphans of those who
have lost their lives In the service, the
usual annual Christmas check of $1000
has been' received by General Superin
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from two women who live in New York
City.
These women sisters, one a widow
and the other a spinster have never
failed, since their first check was sent
in 1S96. to send a similar amount for
Christmas distribution in this charity.
They conceal their names from the pub
lic, although, of necessity, they are
known to superintendent K-imball.
The two women who donate the an
nual sum cf $1000 came into the office
of Mr. Kimball a great many years ago,
informed him that they wished to make
donations to some charity, and that
they had been told of distress needing
relief among those who had been de
pendent upon men of the life-saving
service. Mr. Kimball revealed to them
conditions as he knew them; the result
was that the first check was turned
over to him as trustee to dispose of as
he saw fit.
Fifteen years or more ago, another
woman, a friend of these regular con
tributors, gave Mr. Kimball a (1000
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check to dispose of as he saw fit in
this charity. He called upon her to ask
what disposition to make of it, but she
would not be induced to suggest any
way other than such as he should be
induced to take in getting it to the
most needy beneficiaries.
Last year the fund, amounting to
$1038, was distributed among 11a bene
ficiaries. The preceding year'' there
were 107 beneficiaries, who received a
total aid of $1017. Between the two
years eight had been dropped from the
relief list, one of them dying: sixteen
were added. The new cases- grew out
of conditions occurring during the year.
Pensioners dropped from the list, other
than the one who died, had received
legacies or by other means been re
moved from the necessity of such spe
cial aid.
Mothers Are Urged to Take
Exercise With Children.
Japanese One Physical Development
to Kratem of Home Training at
Play In Knrly Youth.
AS a child grows it feels boundless
joy In using its fast-growing mus
cles. The developing sense of power
brought about by movement and exer
cise is exhilarating and delightful.
'This, coupled- with the child's Involun
tary association of any pleasure with
the person who gives it, explains the
child's great affection for the teacher
of drill and games, for the one helping
it more fully to exercise its rapidly
growing body.
And it is precisely here that mothers
'miss their golden opportunity. Many
believe themselves capable of helping
their little ones over the thorny paths
to reading and arithmetic, and yet
think they must leave the physical ex
ercises entirely in the hands of others.
There,, could be no greater mistake.
There is not the least need for the
mother to feel "out of it" where phys
ical culture is concerned. There is no
reason why every mother should not
he perfectly "fit" herself and have the
joy of seeing her children grow the
same under her own loving care.
The Japanese mothers have always
known this. They have kept them
selves and their children in splendid
health, and tightened the bond of com
mon Interest and sympathy. And
where are the parents treated with
more tender love and respect than In
Japan? The Japanese mother works
on a system that has taken more than
2000 years to perfect, a system which
has made the little Japanese man more
than a match for any of his bulkier
neighbors. From 18 months upward
the Japanese baby delights in a pur
poseful romp with mother every morn
ing. No troublesome apparatus is
needed, no other little companions; just
a glorious health-giving play between
mother and baby. This develops a
quick and active brain, a ready an
swering of the muscle to the will, &
perfect physical and mental poise, a
supple grace and agility of figure.
MORGAN'S "COUSIN" HELD
Man Who Says He's Cousin of Late
Financier Passes Rad Paper.
" ST. LOUIS. Oct. 25. Leonard Pier
pont M.organ. president of the Mor
gan Consolidated Gold & Copper Min
ing Company, of Tucson. Ariz., who
claims to be a cousin of the Fate J.
Plerpont Morgan, was arrested in his
office in the Hose building, Broadway
and Pine streets, on a charge of writ
ing worthless checks.
Morgan told the police that he had.
been - In St. Louis for the past six
weeks, selling stock In his minimi prop
erties in Arizona. He said that he
had employed 10 salesmen.
The arrest of Morgan was based on
a check for $15. which on September 24
last he gave to J. M. Critchfield. 3147-A
Neosho street a stork salesman in his
employ. The check was drawn on
the South Arizona Bank & Trust Com
pany, of Tucson. It was cashed by
Critchfield at the office of the J. I.
Chappell Optical Company, in the Fris
co building.' When the check was re
turned marked insufficient funds Jessie
I. Chappell. president of the company,
ordered Morgan's arrest.
Before the check had been returned
two other checks, both for $20, had
been cashed at the optical company by
Critchfield. They had been drawn on
the same bank and signed by Morgan.
Critchfield called at police headquar
ters and informed Detectives Aylward.
McDonald, Nolan and Collins, who had
arrested Morgan, that the checks were
given him by Morgan for advance pay
ments on stock sales he had made.
Morgan told a reporter that he had
an account at the bajik, but there was
only a balance of $4.