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e prep ,r "ons tor keeping peace are going forward every day in and about New York.
the mouth of the harbor, for instance, between Quarantine and Fort W adsworth. the moni iphitntf is -bringing buoys to which a steel net is to be attached. This will be used to close bor to -hipping between sunset and sunrise. Even submarines can't get by ' '"''rnaUonal I Vi??. To the attention of American girls who imagine that home defence in time of war means dashing about on a spirited horse with dis? patches for General So-and-So or flying an airplane over the torpedo boats guarding the harbor this picture is com? mended. It shows a group of students in the Ladies' Garden? ing College, at Glynde, in Sussex, England, returning from home defence work in the fields. p ' i ' - ou're of a mind to go down to the U. S. Sub-Treasury tding and hide in a dark corner some dark night, don't it There aren't any more dark corners. Carrying out ?rogramme of carefulness, the government has caused citerior of the building to be hung with aie lights. its the front of the building, with the familiar statue of ?rge WeVattington silhouetted in light. T?rente cents a da) feeding li the liture announced bj Christine S. Foster, nrii;i nator of the OU I Toy Shop. From \?H ut the to) men live tofetber in a nx-roo?s, llat on the Side. Etch :s a ig) of the fifty he earns. We cherish sir.cere re? spect fur the efficient ?Id gentleman who does the | on an allow? ance "f ten cents a dl) a person. The bell which once used to summon peaceful townsfolk to church of a Sun? day morning in Vaux is used for another purpose now. When the Germans con? quered Vaux they took down the bell and prepared to ship it home, to be broken up foi its metal. But the French recaptured the town, and with it the bell. Now ?t i- mounted in the trenches and is used to signal "gas coming." ? * | ??ornen: she and fifteen ^n?'rd State?* might need ?ff (in taxicab*) to the *??!!? and went to work jchorus of "Canary Cot "??g about it. Jay Barnef rMitUjiuil film Service Down in the Cocoanut Grove (Percy Heath, please write) at Palm Beach, society youngsters, un? der the watchful eyes of their mothers (or governesses) had a party on Valentine's Day. Dis? cussing the ices at this table are Katherine Clark, Peggy Phipps. Mary Golden Geist, Mary Van Dusen Rogers, Hall Bemis, Vincent Hubbell, Grace Warren Abbott and Frank Edward? Abort It isn't every day that Palm Beach is the scene of an incident as full of human interest as this. Here's poor Ethel. Barrymore down on her knees to Flo Ziegfeld, just begging (apparently) for a chance in one of that noted connoisseur s midnight fool? ishnesses. Judging by his detached air, Mr Z. is about to tell Ethel to 20 out and get a reputation before she asks him again. *"* ? Q UiUnrwod 4 1'iMieTieoee.