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WASHINGTON IN WARTIME WHITE HOUSE IS
NOW GUARDED AS NEVER BEFORE v -
Extra precautions being taken to
guard President Wilson include the
construction of an iron gate at the
entrance to the white house grounds
nearest the executive offices. There.
never was a gate there before.
This picture, rushed especially by
Staff Photographer Robert Paine
. Dorman, who is now in Washington
snapping pictures daily for The Day
Book, shows the new gate and two
guards, with the white house in the
background, the flag flying o'er it.
The smaller picture shows a sentry
box at a corner of the Bureau of En
graving and Printing. There is one
at each corner to protect this build
ing from spies and secret agents who
might try to bomb it or get posses
sion of government secrets.
Godfrey, 111 Hardy Cardiff and
Mrsv. G. 0. Roeder killed and Mrs.
Hardy Cardiff perhaps fatally in
jured when automobile in which they
were riding was struck by Chicago &
Alton passenger train.
Washington. Danish West Indies
will be formally taken over by U. S.,
Saturday, when Danish flag will be
hauled down and American flag
raised over St. Thomas.