Dim-out is Unsuccessful; Drastic Action is Necessary

Because last night's dimout failed even to approach the goal set by the military authorities, the regulations may extend 15 miles inland. Cambridge officials were planning to paint over the streetlights so as to darken them until suitable shields could be constructed to prevent any light from glowing upward, but the dissatisfaction of the Army and Navy over the effect measures taken thus far have had may necessitate even more drastic action here.