The 11-December-1915 Motography featured "News of the Week as Shown in Films," with items from current newsreels.
"Launching combination auto boat at San Francisco, Calif. Copyright 1915, Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." Delia The Motor Duck was designed and built by Michael de Cosmo in San Francisco.
"Dr. H. J. Haiselden, who refused to save the life of a mentally defective baby. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." On 12-November-1915, Harry John Haiselde, chief of surgery at the German-American Hospital, refused to perform surgery that could have saved the life of a newborn with birth defects. This sparked a big debate, and he played himself in a 1917 movie.
"Troops of Winnipeg, Canada, just before leaving for the scenes of war. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." Canada provided an important part of the British Empire's forces in the war.
"Mimic hotel burned as part of harvest festival at Atlanta, Ga. Copyright 1915, Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." Suffragettes marched for the vote at the 1915 Atlanta Harvest Festival.
"Largest engine in the world put into service. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." This does not look like the Virginian's triplex 2-8-8-8-4 locomotive.
"Liberty Bell leaves San Francisco for Philadelphia. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." The Liberty came to San Francisco for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.