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J.[ THE of the Shriners in the Canal / View of the recent great parade of Shriners of the Canal zone in Balbo~ lade, with Samuel BL Marcuse, past potentete of Abou Saad temple. O Colony Established on Pine Tree's Shore Before Land- ino of Pilgrims. STATE HOLDS CELEBRATION Coast First Visited by John Cabot In 1498--Maine Blazed Path to Na- tional Prohibition -- Produced Many Men of Note. Portland Me.--One hundred years ago Maine became a sta te of the Union. mid this year tile event is to be official- |y observed with a great celebration, the principal feature o~which will take place at Portland from June 28 to ffuly Willie Maine is only a century old as a state, in reality the territory was one of the first settled sections of North along the shores of Casco bay on ter- ritory now within the limits of Bruns- wick and Cape Elizabeth. First Chartered City. In 1641 occurred another notable event In the history of America. when Sir Ferdinando Gorges established the first chartered clty In the United States .under tlle mune of (;orgeuua. This is now tim towh of York. The year 1775 was a memorable one in t~ amlals t)f Maine. In June the frst naval hattie of the Revolutionary war. the first naval engagement of the present United S~ates and tlte first time the British flag was struck to Americans on Innd or sea. occurred off Machlas, Maine, when the British warship Margarettn was captured by the American shlp Unity. Tile latter was comnlanded by Capt. Jeremiah O'B~en of Mnchlns. often called "the fnth~rr of the American navy," and for his notab!e achievement he was given n vote of thanks by congress. General Pershing r~'tewed the pa- in1851 the state adopted an amend- ment to its constitution prohibiting the lnanufaeture and sale of intoxicating liquors. In all of the wars, from the Revolu- tionary down to the world war Maine has more than done its share In the cause of right and its record along this line is one of the most glorious pages in its history. Known That Most of Them Carry on Jekyll and Hyde Ex- istences. POINT OF HONOR WITH THEM Human Side of Crooks Revealed by Domestic Habits and Pleasures-- Refrain From Robbing Places Where Tkey Live. New York.--The human side of criminals, as revealed by their domes- tic life and pleasures. Is seldom held np to the public gaze. Those of pro- nounced professional types are by na- ture secretive and mysterious, and much of our knowledge "of their hu- man side comes from penal institutions sad prisons, or from occasional Inves- tigations made by tile police into their home life. It is known, however, that most of them lead a Jekyll and Hyde .existence and that in their double lives they are as eager to deceive unsuspect- lag persons as they are to avoid the police. In the choice of abodes riley are no different from honest folk. There are many types of criminals, who occupy many types of homes, from tile most The world owes much to the sons lhunlble to the most pretentious. They and daughters of Maine. It has given ( have been found in lodging houses and it some of the most remarkable men in private dwellings where they have and women in historT. Hefiry Wads- been waited upon by lackeys and serv- ants. Living as they do in constant worth Longfellow, America's greatest poet, was born at Portland. Sir HI- fear of the police, they change their ram S. Maxim. inventor of tile Maxim abodes frequently, and in doing this machine gun. first saw the light of they move from city to city and from (lay at Sangerville. His equally faro- state to state. ous brother. Hudson Maxim, inventor of smokeless powder, ts a native of Orneville. Lillian NordIca, one of the world's ~reatest singers, was horn at Farnlington, sad Artenms Ward, the renowned hunlorist, at Waterford, Franklin Sinmmns and B~nJamln Paul Akers. two of the world's great- est sculptors, were b~)rn respectively at Webster and Westbro+)k. Rev. Elijah Kellogg, whose name will always live as tile author of "Spartacus to the Glnd~ators" and other era tions, as well ns tile fenlous "Ehn Island" stories for boys, was born at Portland. Many of America's greatest char- actors in hiswry were born ill Maine. Amon~ these are Hannibal Hanllln. vice president of the United States with Lincoln. born at Paris; Sir wii- llam Phipps. first r-yal govertmr of Massachusetts. first American on whom Great Br'tain conferred knighthood nnd &meHea. ~ A colony .had been estab-Another i~tstoric event of the year Hshed on Its shores 16 years beforewas the inarch of Benedict Arnold and the pilgrims landed at Plymouth, his arnly across Maine in 'm attempt Mass., in 1620. The Maine coast, bar- to capture tile tit) of Quebec. the ct)nqueror of Annapolis Royal, ring, of course, possible dlseo, ery by Falmouth. now the city of Portlatld. Nova Scotia. at Woohvich ; Dorothea the early Norsemen, was first visited, also was homba~led and destroyed m +Lvnde Dix f'tmed for her work for the it ia believed, by John Cabot the I ng l~,o hy a I,l t,M1 fleet un ler Mm, att -+ + ~-." . ": "~ . " Insane, and as head of the female !h~h explorer, in 1498, only six years In 1779 Castine, whose career fortfls nurses during the civil war at Ihlmp- after the discovery of the new world one of the lUOSt romantic pages ill den. by'~olumbus. In 1501 the i~()rtuguese American histgry, was captured hy the Many Notable Leaders. explorer Carte-Real, canle to Maine, British: and tt was h) tills engagenlent Some of the most notable leaders tn end in ]524 Varrazano, an Italian, sail- that the faluOUS Sir John Moore,, the Alnerica's public life also were Maln~ ing under a French commission, cruised subject of that intlnortal poeln~ Tlle born, anlong them Thomas Brackett along tile coast. In 1525 a Spaniard, Burial of Sf~ John Moore," tee(iced Reed, renowned parliamentarian and Gomez, discovered and named the Pc- his bal)tlsm of+ fire. In that hattie former speaker of congress, at Port-' 60bscot river Rio de las Gomez, or Stag Paul Revere, who only a few years hmd" John D Long former secretary river, and in 1526 the French explorer before had nmde his n'mmorablo'rhle, of the navv and governor of Massa- Thevet visited the territoL-y and re- led the Massachusetts detachln+-nt of cllusetts, a't Buekficht; Rufus King, t~rned to Europe with a story of Me* troops, twice United States minister to Great rmlabega, Maine's mythical city. In 1803 Commodore Edward Preble Britain and one of the i)rincipals in It wa~ in 1505 that the renowned son of Portland comnmnded tile American the drafting of the American constltu- Of Great Britain, Sir John Hawkins, squadron at Tripoli which defeated tion at Scarboro; William P. Frye, came to Maine, and two years later the Barlmry pirates, and upon his re- American dlplmnat and former acting three survivors of his second expedI, tarsi to the Utdted States wqs received president of the United States senate tion crOssed its interior, the first white with great distinction and gh'en a at Lewistcn; Lot M. Morrill, secre- men to visit any part of the present vote of thanks and awarded a medal tary of tile treasury, I'nlted States state away froln the coast lille. In by congress, se~ator and gavernm: of .Maine at'Bel- 1602 Captain Bartholomew Gosnold ex- "My Lost Youth." =rade: 3hqx-ille W. Fuller, former plated its southwestern shore, and in Hundreds of thousands llave readchief justice of the I'nlted States Su- 1603 Capt, Marth| Prlng, a British Longfe:!low's innllortal poent 'My Lost preme court, at Augusta; Nelson Ding- trader discovered Casco bay, on which Youth, in which he describes l~is no- lay and Eugene Hale. widely known is now located the city of Portland. live city of I'ortland, and ill which he statesnlen, /turn respectively" at Dur- First Settlement, has made famous tile naval hattie I~e- 'ham and Turner; Hugh ,~[cCuilock. The premier attempt at settlementtween tile American warshil) Enter- famous financier and former secretary was made inj1604 by Sieur de Moats, prise and tl~e Hritish warship Boxer of tile treasurY, born at Kennelmnk; the famous French explorer, who ~s- fought off the eastern end of Caste Sergt. Smith Prentlss, one of Amer. " Y " y. I I t . ngag ent tl e ira's nlost ft ~ or. q s and ~aid tabllshed the first colon in ,O.mt is ba I his hloodx, e em ~ ~ minus at r now the United States, north of Florl- captains of tile two ",~ips were killed to be the greatest extenlporaneous fie, wlflfln the borders of the present l~ action and both were buried in the speaker that ever lived, at Portland; state of Maine, on Neutral island in 01d Eastern cemetery at I'ortland.Gen. real IN)w, father of prohibitiQn, the St. Crolx river, near what N now their graves, side tly side, being vis- .~t I'ortlaml 7\ Annie Louise Cary, the city of Calais. Tile~ renowned Red annually by tourists from every world reno,vne~i, singer, a.t Wavne.--W. Champlain was a member of tim partysection of tl~e world W. tloegg, Jr., Ill Chicago Post. and cruised along the Maine coast as Tile year 1814 was another notable far east as the Kennebec river namind one in the bistor; of the state. I)ur- THE ESKIMO "SHIMMY" Mount Desert island. After a terrlhk~ ing it the present'city of Eastpart was \ year, tn wlllch the majority of thecaptured by tile British an 1 hehl as~:~. .... ~t~..~.~ party died from exposure and disease, a part of Canadian territ ~ry ft)r a mv.t ~ :.(:.::... lea. Unlted~States and in which Maine In 1613, the French Jesuits organ- was the great factor around which~ IZt~l a mission on Mount Desert island revolved the principal incidents. This and in-]614 the coast of Maine was ,v~ts tile Aroostook war which threat- visited by Capt. ffohn Smith of Poca- ened hostilitles between Great Britain, bantus fame, wlm made the first re-and the United States. Lm'~e hum-i liable map of Itand named many ofbers of troops ,,-ere raised and ira-; ~i~ ~ts~prlneipal points, includlng Cape mense sums of money approprlatedi ) ~!i Ellgabeth. He was tile first to apply by both nations for the exI ecte.1 con- I ~~~ the name New England to this north- flier, the can unending officer for the I "~" ~" "~~~ -~ eastern section of the United States. United States being the renowned Gem I This Eskinio conjuror and medicine Only ~ree years after the landing Winfield Scott, Actual bloodshed was lnmn knew about the "shlnnnv" hmg be- of the P~lgrlnls Capt. Christopher Let- averted, however, anB the cause of i fore It became popular in more tepid ett established a tradllig post on one all tile troub|e, the northeastern bound- citifies. His art of danehlg consists of of the tslamls now within the limits arc of Maine was adJu.~ted by a tree- singlng and stlaklng his bed witliot~t t~ ,Portland, atld'ln 1682 the founds- ty negotiated hy Daniel Wehster, sec- moving his feet. lions of the~j~t cPty', were estab- retary of state, nnd Lord Ashburton, fished, by G~,ge ~!eev~:and Richardrepresentlng Great Britain. - Alia high. There is nothtng too tlcker, Previotl~,. to: thls, however, Maine wag the pioneer whlch blazed good for the class. Tile higher we aim in 1628, settlemer]ts had been madethe path of national prohibition when the greater will ~e our achievement. stantlnople In which Gerlnan oflleers] were requtred to teach nnd German Jpapere were circulated by all possible means But the ~salts were almost nil. Since the armli~ibe ~Italinns have been working Industriously to P0pular- thelr language nnd literature, Ital- left officers are teachtng in schools as the Oermans did. But their schools are well attended only in the poorer parts of the city. ffMrldsh ts little used In Important eommerelal tran~etlons In Con~tantt. nople as nearly a~ business" men of whatever nationality speak French The English who have been In busi- ness in Turkey for years, generally transact their business In French. Since the war;" however, there has I'URK WON'T SPEAK GERMAN been a great influx of Americnn traders who know only English, and the steady stream of American ships comlng to COnstantinople with English speaking crews, as well as American Red Cross workers and A~neriean and English railer workers of various sor~, has created a greater, demand for the Eagllsh language. / the Levant. Machine for Testing Sole Leather l Case emed go . surely break," ~'s MJ's. H. S. Ft~ i"!1 " '~I used to thiak my back ,O~ : pronunent lodge woman, 340 OU ter Street, Rea,hng, Pa. "~[y pained me constant])'. It was as with me all the '~'*| :::ii :::: less ass baby and a nurse had to . ...... "~:v time. The kid- i The department of agriculture is trying out this new machine for testing sole leather. Pieces of the material, fastened on a wheel, are worn against a sanded belt which attempts to furnish the same pre.~sure a man's step would make The machine is one of man)- government devices to test the quality of materials. with respectable families, and to ma~ querade as decent, law-abiding citi- zen S. Such a criminal, who possessed good sible. He sometimes is the possessor of n trunk, but more often It Is a ~ngle suitcase. There are several types of criminals ney secre tio n a burned and pass- ed as o/ten aa erery ten DLlltl- ales. Sam climes my eyes were al- mos~ dosed by the swollen sat~ beneath them and my limbs~ too, swelled twice their nor- mal size. For al- most a year I w a s practically helpless-and net- ~ er expected to get downstairs again. I had been told that nothing could be done for me, and had given hope of ever getting better. M~ tion was critical when I w~ about Doan's Kidney Pills. I began using them and the'results made me hopeful of getting well again. The pain in my back eased up and my swollen hmbs started to look more natural, An Indecision. "My boy Josh Ires been readin" lot o' ho,,ks nbout agriculture," Farmer C'or~l I"OSsei. "Then he's going to settle down and help to run the plv.ce?" "I d'no yet. l'fi~ afraid he's abou| con~ludin" that farmin' is pretty hardi work except wheu it's took up as g literary pursuit." New Zealand. C(nf+~antinople.--The Germans have f~ilmedr t~ their effort to stamp their CUltll e 'port the Turk and, Instead, ::;L;+ Carry Little Baggage. residing in flathouses. There is a type Tile average active, professional who rents a furni~iled fiat. oinking his crimina~ makes hls home, as a rule. ill home with a fellow-thief. A similar second and third-rate roolnin~ honses, type Is the tl~ief who takes up his He feels a bit safer In a furufshed abode in a cheap hotel ; he is often sc- ream than he would as a hoarder orcompanied by a partner in crinle--n ledger in a flat or apartment where woman (his wife, pertlaps), wht) nlay he wouh] have to rul) elbows with per- be a prufe.~si,ntal shoplifter. S|ie is sons who ntight divine his real calling, useful in many ways, since she can and in such a place he feels if he is visit all aDarr:uent which he has pupils whom he had to visit when their obliged to luove quickly, tlmt he call D]anned to roh. and "Zet n line on it" do so without the danger of excitin~ without exciting suspicion. It is not too much curiosity or coinment. This uncmnnlon for this type to obtain type carries as little bngg'lge as pus- lodgings by forged reconmlendations looks and manners, obtained Iod=ing.