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JULY 29 1917
NEW YORK TRIBUNE Venice ?9 the one great city ol Italy to feel the strain of war. Only about seventy miles from the battlefront on the Carso. she has been twenty-one times raided by Austrian aeroplanes. Many palaces and five churches have been irreparably injured. The Venetians have given the best protection known to the'r monuments and the interiors of their famous buildings. Sand bags and thick padding form the ramparts of such treasures as the statue of Colleoni pictured below, and the pulpit and chancel of St. Mark's, on the right. Dfrafrel Net Canadian troops invalided home from " over there " arc transported cross country in these new hospital cars, recently placed in service by their government. The upper picture indicates the scientific provision for the comfort and care of defenders of the Maple-leaf. Our government will doubtless be equally generous. /'..- ; . '.rmt tHUitWt ittt i r This tree, in one of New V ork s parks is not dead, nor was the picture taken in January. A caterpillar army has swarmed over it, devouring the foliage. The city authorities started after the leaf-loving scourge too late to check it. The great Exposition buildings at Lyons. France, have been turned into military storehouses. Here is a section devoted to cooking utensils that will form the equipment of famous chefs who have dof?ed white cap for iteel helmet HMo*fma ***mmi? '?????