Music: Street Cleaners

The cleanliness of Manhattan's streets is the concern of two rival groups of society ladies. The Outdoor Cleanliness Association, headed by Mrs. Arthur B. Claflin, scored when it persuaded Mark O'Connell, a street-cleaner, to leave his beat, and make a speech ("The thing about it is, they dirty 'em and we clean 'em up and they dirty 'em again."—TIME, March 26). Head of the Clean City Committee is Mrs. Herbert Shipman. lively widow of the late Suffragan Bishop of New York. Not to be outdone by the O. C. A., Mrs. Snipman has...