Harold Howard had the misfortune to have a piece of steel fall on the toes of his right foot while at work late last week, causing considerable pain and resulting in him having to wear a slipper.
RODNEY MERCURY, Rodney, Ontario December 3
The fashion trend in men’s clothing has hit the Nova Scotia legislature in a big way. Double-breasted suits have been increasing in number during the past year. Only six members wore white shirts yesterday.
MAIL-STAR, Halifax December 17
The only hitch in the visit Saturday of the 11th Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Lord Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas Bruce of Scotland, was that the Elgin Regiment trumpet band had to cancel its concert at the inspection because the horns froze. MAIL-STAR, Halifax December 8
City Council is satisfied it has overcome the problem of residents bothered by the reproductive activity of zebras in the Calgary zoo. The parks department has transferred the zebras away from residential areas and planted a buffer strip with poplar and lilac trees.
Sadly, sadly lacking as a tourist attraction in Chilliwack is the Cadillac, I have noticed. Among the people of means in Chilliwack (and I have heard it rumored there are not a few) are there but one or two that are putting a little class out on the streets? CHILLIWACK PROGRESS, BC November 25
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