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A SPECTACULAR EXHIBIT ON FIRE PREVENTION DAY Fire Prevention Day, October 9, was observed in hundreds of cities throughout the country. Parades with floats calling attention to fire dangers were features of the occasion in many cities. In Philadelphia

the activities illustrated included, as shown above, an exhibition of up-to-date methods of fire fighting

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SARAH BERNHARDT REVISITS AMERICA “ Seventy-two years old this month, obliged to be carried because with her artificial leg she cannot walk with any ease, still, as she received callers seated in her rooms at the Hotel Majestic yesterday after landing from the French liner Espagne, her glance was as full of fire, her speech had the same imperious rush of words, there was the same sense of vivid life in her as when she was in the heyday of her genius." So says the New York “Sun" of the wonderful French actress, who is making a tour of this country and

Canada, giving recitations from the parts she has made famous

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A CAPTURED GERMAN POSITION ON THE SOMME BATTLEFIELD
These British officers are making observations from what had been the German front line six hours previously. The photograph was

taken on September 15

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VICTIMS OF THE U-BOAT WARFARE OFF THE AMERICAN COAST
Turned adrift in small boats at short notice, the women and children shown above probably owe their lives more to weather conditions than
to German humanity. They were passengers on the British steamship Stephano, which was torpedoed and sunk by the U-53 near

Nantucket Island on October 8

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