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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1912, Image 10

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bn the Morgan "yacht, "Corsair
III," to the New York steamship
docks to see some of them off to
Europe, running a, risk she has
never run before the "awful"
risk of being "snapshotted" and
And that's when the camera
man snapped the accompanying
- It portrays her as she is a
frail, highly-strung, finely-bred
creature, sensitive to a degree and
abhorrent of all notoriety and
public life.
Indeed, Mrs. Morgan is of so
nervous a temperament that she
could not endure an actual social
life, were she so inclined. She is
never robustly well, even when
she remains in the deepest seclu
pion. Betore her marriage to Pier
pont Morgan, Mrs-. Morgan was
Miss Frances Louise Tracy of
New York. The marriage oc
curred ui 1865, three years after
the death of Morgan's first wife.
Four children resulted from the
Union. The eldest, Louisa, mar
ried Herbert L. Satterlee in 1900,
and they have two babies. Mabel
and Eleanor.
The second child is J. P. Mor
gaiH'jr., who was born in 1867.
He married Jane Norton Grewin
189Q and has four children Jun
ius, Tant, Frances and Henry
" Juliet Morgan was the third
child of the elder Morgans and
Was born in 1870. She is the wife
Df Wm. Pierson Hamilton and
has five children, Helen, Pierpont,
Laurens, Alexander and Eliza
beth, i
Anne Morgan, the famous
spinster daughter of the Mor
gans, was the last child. She was
born in 1873 and inherits more
of her father's characteristics
than the others. She is fearless,
independent, and loves to be al
ways in the press of things.
' Caleb Sorgius of Spring Hol
low is certainly an inventive fel
ler; certainly also he's got a mad
on at mosquitoes.
Caleb "has been pestered by
those pests nearly all summer and
he just planned away all that time
trying to slip one over on the
skeeter tribe. He finally did.-
The other evening he got a toy
balloot, carefully filling it with 1
gas and a little pepper. Then he
painted it to resemble his own.
features. That was to fool the
Caleb usually hies himself to
his couch with the birds, but that
night he put the balloon on the
pillow and hid behind a curtain
to watch. i '
A big, bloodthirsty skeeter
buzzed into sight. He spotted
Caleb's head on the pillow, only
it was the balloon and not Caleb.
The skeet took one big bite of
the bald spot Caleb had placed"
two inches above -his eyebrows.
"The pepper blinded the skee
ter," Caleb explained next morn
ing, "and the gas asphyxiated the
critter, then I stepped in and bat
ted him over the head with a
-Certainly, also, that skeeter -didn't
bother Mr. Sorgius any,
more that night

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