WHEN a recent fire in the Acadia Villa Hotel at Wolfville, N.S., threatened to spread, fire laddies from near-by Kentville hurried over to help. Their efforts were hampered when their hose was choked at the hydrant. Detaching the hose, the firemen were surprised to find a number of fat brook trout, ranging in size from ten to fourteen inches, wedged into the tubing below the connection.
NON-APPEARANCE of Beverley Baxter’s London Letter in our December 15 issue caused such a stir (our telephone operators are just shadows of their former selves) that we simply must refer to the matter. On page twelve of that issue, in the top right-hand corner, there appeared an announcement explaining that Mr. Baxter’s dispatch, sent by airmail, had not arrived, and that we were compelled to go to press without it—for the first time in nearly five years.
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