Education: No Smoking

Into Manhattan's Hotel Belmont last week walked five uneasy little girls, under the guidance of one of the principals of their school. They were being taken home in disgrace. On their way home from Northampton (Mass.) School, at the beginning of the Christmas vacation, they had smoked cigarets. Intelligence of their misconduct had finally reached the school, where they and 62 other educables were being prepared for Smith College. What would mother and father say?

To meet them their parents had gathered in a room on the second floor, the mothers vexed or...

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