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How'd you like to be an official ratcatcher? They have them, you
know, in England. This particular one sports a motorcycle on his
rodent roundups. The skins of the pests bring: a good return and
eventually find their way into fur coats. Kev?ton* v<ev>
Major E. G. Dexter, who wa* in charge of Red Crosa work in
Kussia and the first American to be made ? Cossack, retums to
N** York on the 8. 8. Nfeuw Amaterdam, bringing with him a
French war orphan who has been adopted by a Minneapolis
doctor. Preaa lllnatratino
One of the first pictures to be received of the
giant dirigible R-38, in process of construction
in Eng'and for the United States government.
The great airship will cost $2,500,000 and will
take months to complete. The aluminum skeleton
is made in sections, each seetion in turn being
raised and linked up in the monster construction
Shed at Bedford. International
Have you a little bunny in your
home? It's the vogue in Paris.
Rabbits are taking the place of
Pekingese as THE thing. Here is
Mrs. J. N. Slotkin, a Chicago so
cs,2ty leader, promenading Michigan
Avenue with her pet Himalayan
bunny, the gift of her husband.
The latest thing in skates in Ger?
many. A twelve-year-old Berlin
Heinie and his new invention ?
electric skates. The motor and bat
tery are supported by the skates
themselves and the wearer holds
the controlling switch in his hand.
New York horses have a New
Year's "bread line" of their own,
thanks to the kindness of the New
York Horse Aid Society Here
are three kiddies watching a horse
* belonging to a city peddler enjoy
ing his New Year's dinner of oats.
Sectiors of Hungary have, since the beginnine of the war, become
so wild that Russian woives have invaded the country and are
hunting for food in packs. They have become such a livestock
menace that many farmers have organized hunting expeditions.
Here is one of them retnrning with his quarry. oiwama
A chip of the old block. Master Billie Sims salutes you. William
jr. is the son of Admiral William S. Sims, whose recent refusal to
accrpt the Distinsmished Service Cross from Secretary Daniels has
upset a pretty kettle of fish in navy circles. underwood