CITIES: The End Is Not Yet!

In pioneer days, Spokane, to entice new settlers, sent around handbills bragging about its development and proclaiming, "The End Is Not Yet!" That's the way Spokane feels still, come H-bomb or high water. This week the city went ahead with Operation Walkout—the nation's first test evacuation.

Until last fall, Spokane's official air-raid siren was a 10¢ plastic gadget hanging on a hook in the police radio room. The idea was to broadcast its thin wail to the squad cars, which in turn would sound their sirens. Since then, Spokane has acquired three new Chrysler airhorns.

At 9:35, on a chill grey Monday...

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