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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Director, Chatelaine Institute COME SNOW or sleet or blizzards, or whatever brand of weather January likes to bring, we can still enjoy June’s freshness and flavor when we sit down to our tables. Canadian flavor at that, for the products of our own fields and gardens are preserved in all their glory for winter use, and menus are no longer subject to their old-time limitations.By HELEN G. CAMPBELL3 min
LONDON, December 23. (By Cable)—Downing Street is not a very long thoroughfare, nor is it particularly interesting from an architectural point of view. On one side there are two houses numbered 10 and 11. Is there a Number Nine Downing Street, or a Number Twelve? If so, I cannot remember ever seeing them.By A. Beverley Baxter's11 min
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