The Things They Say . . . .

A contemporary, reporting on old vehicles for disposal: “A 1934 S.S.11 needs a new home in Brighton”. Presumably it likes sea air! And from the same source: “A 1928 Graham-Paige limousine is said to be in need of a new home in Staffordshire. . .” Why Staffordshire?

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“While a special police squad watched for car thieves at Brands Hatch, Kent, racing circuit yesterday, Mr. John Gott’s car was stolen. He is Chief Constable of Northampton.”—Report in a local paper.