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STORY OF THE
Painting Suffragette Slashed
Has Interesting History.
COVETED BY AMERICANS.
Fear That England Would Lose Velas
quez Masterpiece Led to Public Sub
scription to Keep It—Acquired by
National Gallery Seven Years Ago.
Genuineness Once Disputed.
The slashing of the Rokeby Venus
by an English suffragette centers
world interest upon this wonderful
The Rokeby Venus took Its name
from Rokeby hall, in Yorkshire, where
it hung for mauy years before it was
brought to London. The painting
shows Venus half reclining before a
mirror. At the time the painting was
brought to the national gallery in Lon
don, about seven years ago, several
Americans tried to buy it The na
tional gallery had to pay what was
then considered an enormous sum to
retain the painting in England.
In 1906 the picture was sold under
an order of the court of chancery for
$150,000 to Messrs. Agnew & Sons, and
an outcry was started that America was
after the Velasquez. A sum of $225.-
000 was raised by public subscription
and the painting was obtained for the
national gallery When, in April, 1910,
a doubt as to its genuineness was set
on foot by a critic in the Morning Post
Lord Balcarres. who had charge of the
fund, announced that he had a stand
ing offer from an art collector to buy
the picture for $275,000. It was said
at the time the offer came from an
American. The genuineness of the
masterpiece was soon afterward es
tablished to the satisfaction of all art
The painting is one of the very few
works of Velasquez which depict the
nude human figure. The Spanish in
quisition prescribed a fine of 1,500 duc
ats. excommunication and a year's ex
ile for any one who painted an "im
modest picture." In the later years of
his life Velasquez painted two pictures
of the woman depicted in this painting.
One of them was called "Venus and
Adonis" and the other "Psyche and Cu
pid." Both were listed among the pic
tures in the Alcazar at Madrid in 1660,
1686 and 1700 and then disappeared.
Charles B. Curtis in his book "Ve
lasquez and Muriilo" suggests that
both paintings were in the palace at
Madrid when it was burned in 1734,
that "Venus and Adonis" was destroy
ed and that "Psyche and Cupid" sur
vived and was the painting which
eventually fell into the hands of Rob
ert Morritt of Rokeby Park, in York
shire, and came to be known as the
Rokeby "Venus." There is a black
spot near the head of Cupid which has
been attributed to scorching in the fire.
Mr. Morritt bought the picture for
$2,500 on the recommendation of Sir
Miss May Richardson, the suffra
gette who mutilated the valuable can
vas. was arrested on July 4 last for
dropping a petition in the lap of King
George while he was driving through
Bristol. She served three months for
that. The moment she was released
she went to Hampton and was arrest
ed there with Miss Rachel Pearce.
charged with setting fire to the former
home of Chancellor Tristram. Miss
Richardson was sentenced to jail for
four months, but would take no food
and was set free when physicians said
she had appendicitis.
MICE HABITS HIS DEFENSE.
Doctor Relies on Natural History to
Defeat Claims of His Valet.
Dr. E. Doyen of Paris is being sued
by a former valet named Pignol. for
$210, representing, so Pignol says, ad
vances made to the doctor for travel
ing expenses and amounts disbursed
for the upkeep of 500 white mice, 100
white rats, 90 guinea pigs and 100 rab
The doctor asserts that Pignol has
greatly exaggerated the number of an
imals in his charge.
Dr. Doyen's argument throws an in
teresting light on the habits of white
mice. It appears that white mice can
only be kept in batches of four. If a
fifth is Introduced the intruder is de
Moreover the mother mouse Is of so
nervous a temperament that if the cage
ig touched or even looked at during
the first days of her maternity she
promptly eats the little ones.
Dr. Doyen argues that because of
the peculiar habits of white mice it
would be quite impossible for Pignol to
keep 500 of them in the small space at
TURNS HEN INTO ROOSTER.
That the sexes are not so defi
nitely separated as has been as
sumed has been demonstrated by
Professor Pesard of Paris, who,
by means of grafting, succeeded
in changing the characteristics
of a rooster and a ben. The
rooster, which is now living a
normal existence, has lost his
brilliant plumage, spurs and
comb, while the hen has develop
ed all those features.
THE KKNNEWICK COURIER. KENNEWICK. WASHINGTON
RABBIT SKINS BY MAIL
Sent ky Parcel Post From Washington
State to Paris.
Tacoma. Wash.—From Chewelah, in
Stevens county, this state. 80.000 rab
bit skins have just been sent by parcel
post to Paris for manufacture into fur
The shipments were made by men
who rounded up many rabbits and paid
ranchers for thousands more. Ranch
ers hope that a market will be found
for millions of jack rabbits, now re
garded as pests throughout eastern
Washington and Oregon.
Each package of pelts for Paris re
quired a blank customs invoice on a
linen tag specially provided by the
Surrounding counties and adjacent
states are deluging Chewelah with let
ters of inquiry regarding the rabbit
market. The department of agricul
ture is seeking information to assist in
extending the market.
TWENTY DOGS TO EACH BABY.
Legislator Shocked by Conditions In
Boston's Back Bay.
Boston.—That the Back Bay has
twenty dogs to every infant, a full
score of kenneis t • each perambulator,
was the assertion made by Represent
ative John L. Donovan, the "Mayor of
Chinatown," in opposing the bill au
thorizing cities and towns to provide
for the care and disposal of homeless
dogs and cats.
"Out in the Back Bay," he said,
"there are more cats and dogs than
there are children and I am not sur
prised if the Back Bay has become
alarmed over its unfortunates. I say
let the Back Bay take care of its cats
and dogs. I hope the bill will be
BLOOD FROZEN 40,000 YEARS.
Taxidermists Discover Liquid In Ani
mal Found In Ice Block.
Paris.—The taxidermists at the Nat
ural History museum are now prepar
ing the body of a mammoth which
lived 40,000 years ago and was recent
ly found frozen in a Siberian Ice block.
The animal was so large that it had
to be quartered before being brought
to the Paris museum.
The experts discovered in a vein a
few drops of browuish substance which
proved on analysis to be blood which
had remained liquid through 400 cen
The carcass was In excellent condi
tion, the hide being Intact and the
flesh showing no signs of decomposi
WOMAN TAKES JOB
AS TOWN MARSHAL
Offer, Made In Spirit of Lev
ity, Accepted by Writer.
Chesaning. Mich.—Blanche D. In
galls, editor and part owner of the
Chesaning Monitor, a weekly news
paper, has been appointed marshal to
till the vacancy caused by the dismiss
al of the man officer some weeks ago.
She has formally accepted the ap
pointment and says she will begin the
work of improving the morals of the
town at once.
The old marshal was dismissed be
cause the village officials had no
money to pay for his services, and he
was no sooner off the job than things
that upset the peace and dignity of
this staid little town began to happen.
Miss Ingalls also began to write and
in her paper said uncomplimentary
things about the way things were
being run. The whole place was "go
ing to the bad because there was no
one to maintain order." she often
But the officials remained firm until
now and kept the marshal job open
until a special meeting of the council
was called and the president named a
man for the place. The other mem
bers declined to confirm the appoint
ment and Miss Ingalls' name was sug
gested. The vote for her was unani
mous, partly, she says, "because they
thought I wanted to run the town."
At the outset Marshal Ingalls faces
a knotty problem, as there is no jail
"fit to house a human."
"And." she says, "I am never going
to lock anybody up in that place they
call a Jail. I don't know what I'm go
ing to do, but I'm going to do some
thing. Things will begin to pop here
pretty quick and I am going to be
right in the center of the popper."
LONDON HAS ESCALATORS.
Thirty Thousand Ride on "New Toy"
the First Day.
London.—London has been given an
other new toy to play with. Escalators
at Charing Cross Embankment station
connecting the district and the Water
loo railways vere opened, and it Is
estimated in the first three hours 10,-
000 persons had made trips on them.
When the escalators ceased revolv
ing in the early hours the total cargo
for the day | robably reached 30,000
Proposes $15,000,000 Air Fleet.
Washington A $1fi.000.000 aeroplane
fleet was proposed in a bill by Repre
sentative L'E 'grle of Florida. He
painted a picture of cities being de
stroyed by bombs and compared the
foreign air fleets with that of the
United States, which, he said, was
composed of "twelve obsolete man kill
ing aeroplanes "
TISSUE FROM THE
DEAD FOR INSANE
Surgeon Who Transplanted
Glands Expects Cures.
DUE TO CARREL DISCOVERY
Rockefeller Institute Expert Found
That Secreting Organ of the Human
Body Retains Its Vitality; and Chi
cago Doctor's Experiments Ar®
Based on That Fact.
The surgical world is awaiting the
result of remarkable operations per
formed in Chicago on persons suffer
ing from dementia precox and in which
cases glands from dead persons were
transplanted to the patients.
These operations took place at the
Dunning State Hospital For the In
sane and were performed by Dr. G.
Frank Lydston, who has been work
ing on the idea of gland implantation
for fourteen years, and the discovery
of Dr. Alexis Carrel of the Rockefeller
institute in New- York that some
glands live after death shoved him
the way. The greater part of recent
medical aud surgical research, the sur
geon said, has been directed to studies
of the various glands of the body the
functions of which heretofore have not
been understood or have been under
stood only slightly.
Tissues Retain Vitality.
Particularly the thyroid gland and
the spleen have been under the micro
scope of research. Dr. Carrel has
found the tissues in them retain their
vitality long after what is known as
Dr. Lydston was assisted in the last
two operations by Dr. George Leinin
ger, superintendent of the Dunning
hospital. The patients are a girl sev
enteen years old, who has been suffer
ing for two years, and a woman, twen
ty-six years, who has been insane for
The Dunning operations followed an
announcement by Dr. Lydston that he
had performed a similar operation on
himself and also on a woman fifty-six
"We are going to wait for results
now," said Dr. Leininger, "and If we
s§e that the operations have been a
success we shall go right ahead and
cure more insane patients."
Glands Taken From Dead Girl.
In the operation on the seventeen
year-old girl Dr. Lydston implanted a
gland which.was a twin-to one he im
planted in a woman fifty-nine years
old nearly a week before. This gland
had been kept in "cold storage" since
that time. Both the glands he used
and the one implanted in the woman
six days before were removed seven
days earlier from the body of an eight
een-year-old giii who had been killed
by a fracture of the skull. •
Dr. Lydston believes that the glands
which he has implanted have the func
tion of supplying certain secretions to
the brain and nerve cells.
THE WILD AND WOOLLY WEST.
National Cowboy Rangers Organized to
Perpetuate Spirit of Bygone Day*.
The true characteristics of the "wild
and woolly west" are to be perpetuat
ed, according to the articles of incor
poration filed at Cheyenne, Wyo., for
the establishment of the Supreme
Ranch of the World, National Order of
Cowboy Rangers, with supreme head
quarters at Cheyenne. It is a nonprof
it making fraternal order, calculated to
give to the real cowboys of the range
and associate members whom they may
elect all of the elements of freedom
and liberty best known to the man of
the saddle and lariat.
Ex-President Roosevelt, James C.
Dahlman, the "cowboy mayor" of
Omaha; Lieutenant Governor Ingalls
of Kansas and other well known men
will be offered places in the supreme
ranch. Ranches will be established
in each state throughout the Union as
well as in every country where the
raising of live stock is an important
The Rangers will be a purely fra
ternal society, having some ritualistic
work and secrets which are not to be
put into print The initiation will be
held in much the same way as the
tenderfoot was made a part of the
COMMODORE BARRY STATUE.
Parade of Soldiers and 8ailor« Part of
Elaborate Program In Washington.
Representatives of the Irish-Ameri
can organizations interested In the
statue to be erected in Franklin park,
Washington, to Commodore John Bar
ry, May 16. have decided to follow the
unveiling, which is to take place in
the afternoon, with a banquet in the
evening and to precede It the day be
fore with a pilgrimage to Mount Ver
Some of the nation's foremost ora
tors will be asked to speak at the
banquet Wreaths will be laid on the
tomb of Washington at Mount Vernon
because of Barry's association with the
The war department will be asked
to designate Major General Barry to
command a parade of United States
soldiers, sailors and marines on duty
in and near Washington Just before the
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March 27, 1914