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Picture Page Events Throughout the World ■ ' - 1 - ... AIRPLANE BUILT FOR WIRELESS CONTROL f I ■ p pir§. .. , ' '.' :, ;•••'• """"' —•. .. •^^"M^idmAsiSm J*T <v".-xv- : : _-.. . > : .-: :: : :: 'ix-:‘-‘-: : :‘:^: : : :^::: A : >. : 1 This wireless-control airplane has just been built by the Burgess-Curtlss company for John Hays Hammond, Jr., and will be given a series of tests for the United States government. According to the inventor’s plans, the op erator can “pick up” a torpedo and, by means of the wireless-control outfit placed just back of his seat, can direct It against the object of attack. RUINS OF MUNITION PLANT THAT WAS BLOWN UP M * U 'mS' ' • \ - ' ■■■'••*i..ivj pPn • j| Close-up view of the ruins of the munition plant of the Canadian Car and Foundry company at Kingsland, N. J. The hill on the right is said to be the only thing that saved the towns of Kingsland and Rutherford from probable destruction from exploding shells and fire. The wind at the time fortunately was blowing in a direction opposite to the towns. The company was Just finishing a $100,000,000 contract of shells for the Russian government, which had kept the plant busy for the last two years. WORKING ON THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY : Jk _ : x • V : ; Miss Anna Larson and Noll Coffaney, California girls, donned jeans at the recent Oakland celebration, to help in preparing the first blast at the Pacific end of the Coast-to Coast Lincoln highway. : JUST THE RUINS OF A GERMAN TRENCH British ollieial photograph taken oa the western front. The ruins look a great deal like the ribs of an extinct mastodon, but are nothing but the remains of a German trench. The trenclu*s were constructed similar to .the railroad subways with which the American people are familiar. HELPED TO CONVICT BOPP >■'.-:';';x w> lijiA -.viv;' - ';' :‘S x *7 ii V^t' ls x*, , _.•%■• v- w * . ?*., .- ; *g|3SS5 lfe;teS:;..v: : *. ■ ■■■ -3E8888& Mrs. Annette A. Adams, assistant United States district attorney, stepped ! into the place of the district attorney when he was taken ill at the start of | the Bopp explosion plot trial at San | Francisco. Mrs. Adams opened for the government, conducted the case throughout its course and secured a verdict for the United States. Takes No Dictation. Church —What’s become of your stenographer and typewriter? ■ Gotham —Flew de coop. “Left you?” “Sure thing.” * “Your wife the cause?” ‘‘Oh, no.” “Got another job?” “Nix.” “What happened then?” “She became a suffragette.”, “Well, couldn't she hold her job just the same?” “Say, boy, did you ever know of Ia suffragette that could be dlctate< to?” Incautious Burglar. A man who is given to doing “odd jobs” about his house was very proud | of a bit of painting he had accom •plished. About midnight following the com pletion of the outside of the house lie was awakened by a noise. Creeping to the window, he looked, out. ami to. [his horror, saw a burglar climbing up a ladder to the second-story window “Look out there I” yelled the house holder to the burglar. “Look out to* Mjc paint.” x , V a THE SEA COAST ECHO, BAY ST. LOUIS, MISSISSIPPI LOOKING FOR THEIR DADDY’S NAME * } >'' <.*Vi v '•?>:& jtP :,, 'f'~\ : c K* - !^4 " - I ■ ■I 1 mß^^^mtimm^S^i M^B^wto^.- f & - jjMMMM|>. KJB „ < mTm X~ ,;'.t Si... ur, ur.nHQJHLPK? ,•? 11x. *r * <s*Xl: : >- ■ N * xx f.-^BI*-* Sr ;;;u “ x.’ - Wk^Whx feilmtiail! :<fllß -si. - ’* ** ~iv —=r i v Hh*i^S?'^> : BBBBMB MliSekmSl I~ X. '■•■■ - QiSpksl-~ ss vz /*•-■' *V-;*,’ - - - ***-*. j'v -* ■> '?'■*' -’■*'. ir?--i 'f •to -if g :rrr —r --• wPJSBFSSSfm Su%. JJ XT ~- o m?<MZXZ ~*' XX 4 |[ j:-. w ??. '*^T r .'XT'' . v s . XX ww * ** m—L tifmu v a % ;■. JBSBfHK'S s fef J 5 .v i ~fs - k -iff'' ~ l inlllM m S rda-- B -# E■ * IT^Bi:4M-r- #~B. 1V T-fi| W Hors nf. 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HV; >! y Tessie McNamara, telephone switch ooard girl at the big munition plant of the Canadian Car and Foundry com pany on the Jersey meadows near Kingsland, who happened to glance out Df a window which overlooked a long xvenue of concrete and iron one-story mildings and saw a wisp of 'smoke curling from the eaves of building 30, $ shed stored with 200 gallons of gaso line and used for cleaning and polish ing high explosive shells. With one bound, Tessie was back at the switch board, her headgear adjusted, fightinc to conquer her rising panic. She beat down her fears (she knew what smoke wisps portended in a vast plant packed with tremendous explosives) and rapid ly connected with shed after shed — just a word or two: “Fire in shed 30 — sure to reach shell cars on side track —don’t wait a second —get all men out.” As Tessie sent in her final calls, red-hot fragments of steel ripped from the bursting shells and flung high In the air descended upon the roof of the headquarters building within five feet of her head. Some of the pieces tore through, one just grazing her. She fainted. With building after build ing exploding, McArthur, the fire chief, ? md a few of his aids dragged the un onscious girl from the switchboard. WOMAN PICKETS AT THE WHITE HOUSE ” J J^L •' r •’?• ■ :-:!->.v ■ a v v w: •: ■*.■.. •. . ■•■ :■•••••>••;•.•.•. *■ ■• v • * Each of the two Pennsylvania avenue entrances to the White House is being picketed by six members of the Congressional union, each of whom holds a banner with the inscription: “Mr. President, what will you do for woman suffrage?” The pickets are on duty from nine to five each day, the individuals being relieved at frequent intervals. CHURCH OF PRESIDENTS CELEBRATES Historic St. John’s church, Washington, on Lafayette square, opposite the White House, the church of practically all Episcopal presidents, is cele brating its one hundredth anniversary. , WANTED TO KNOW % Young Lad y— Why, Willie, shouldn’t smoke! It quickens the ac> tion of the heart. Willie —Is that why you don’t mind It when yer feller smokes? HIS CHANCE Mrs. Henpeck —Don’t you think on little daughter grows more like me ev ery day? Mr. Henpeck—Yes—especially s< since she began to talk. A BOY’S IDEA “Threescore and ten is the natural life of man, my son.” “Then some of these fellows in Blbl* times must have had as many live* ns a cat, pa.” NOTHING TO THE RATING Mr. Just wed (romantically)—Are you sure you married me just for love! Mrs. Justwed (practically)—Dead sure. You should have seen the rating that Bradstreet’s gave you. EASY ! y <V-' J She —Don’t you think woman's suf* frage would be a fine thing? He —I know I could always persuade my wife to vote as 1 wanted by telling her I intended voting the other way. A Meatless Mince. One large lemon, rind and juice, three apples, four ounces of beef suet, one-half pound of currants, four ounces of brown sugar, two ounces of cit ron, oneiounce of candied orange peel, one wineglassful of liquor, one wine glassful of molasses, one teaspoonful of mixed spices. Chop % pound of gingerbread, add % pound flour, a tablespoon treacle, 1 egg, Vm pint milk, little soda and almonds or raisins. Mix thoroughly and steam for 2% hours.