Education: Fire in Simsbury

One hundred of the 174 girls at smart Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Conn, sat supping one night last week in the school's big, square "Four Corners" dormitory. All at once there were uneasy stirrings. At a crisp command the girls arose, marched out on the lawn. While teachers called the roll they watched flames writhe and shoot through "Four Corners." It soon burned to the ground and with it the belongings of 40 of the younger Walker girls—green wool and cotton uniforms, white crepe de chine evening dresses, riding habits. They...

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