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How the Police Help New Yorkers to Protect Themselves

��THEATER PROGRAM

��Do You Know?

��That by street accidents in New York City

One person is killed every 14 hours, and One person is injured every 23 minutes

Yon can help to lessen this terrible toll of lives

1, By being careful yourself

2, By teaching others to be careful

Statistics show that the majority of accidents are due to carelessness

We will enforce the rules for drivers, but Fate must enforce the rules for pedestrians

Reckless drivers are fined and imprisoned Reckless walkers are mSimed and killed

Never cross busy streets except at crossings Never read newspapers while crossing the street Never obstruct your view with your umbrella

while crossing the street Always look both ways while crossing the street Always keep your eyes open and your wits about

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Last month 2344 persons were injured in street accidents in New York City

Ask your policeman for "Safety Booklet." ARTHUR WOODS,

Police Comoiillioiier.

��TEXT BOOK

��Do You Know?

��That by Street Accidents in New Yort City

One person is killed every 14 hours and One person is injured every 23 minutes

��And

��II. That You May be the Next Person Killed or Injured. Unless You Obey these Rules

1. Never cross the streets except at crossings.

2. Never hitch behind wagons or automobiles.

i. Do not play games in the middle of the street.

4. Never chase your ball before first seeing that no

wagons or automobiles are coming Up or down.

It is better to save your life than your ball. .5. Always keep your eyes open and your wits about

you.

  • . Be careful, and make your friends be careful too.

Save their lives as well as your own.

7. Ask your policeman for "Safety Booklet."

ARTHUR WOODS,

Police CommissioRCTi

��Two kinds of " safety booklets " issued by to protect his life and property. Note that

��the New York police to tell the citizen how the information is not all of the "don't" kind

��Below: Carrying the bundles of booklets from the printers. Fifty thousand posters, three hundred thousand booklets, and motion picture slides galore have been prepared for the campaign

��Below: A policeman 'enteiing a shop to place a poster in the window. New York shop win- dows are literally plastered with these post- ers of the "help protect yourself" movement

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