National Affairs: Lighthouses for Sale

FOR SALE: Cedar Island, .947 acre off Cedar Point, L. I., in the strait between Gardiners Bay and Shelter Island Sound. Includes historic, 97-year-old lighthouse and nine-room granite keeper's house. No conveniences, but ideal for recluse, romantic or for summer home. Send bid before Jan. 15 to U. S. Treasury Dept., Washington, D. C.

Such an advertisement might have appeared in the press last week if Secretary Morgenthau had been unable to get free publicity by a simple announcement. Replaced by a modern automatic light on a breakwater several hundred feet beyond it and...

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