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C.U.A.C. DINNER

Another C.U.A.C. dinner is scheduled for March 8th, at 7.30 for 8 p.m., at the Red Lion Hotel, Cambridge. These functions are the motoring socials of the war. Tickets, at 8/6 each, or 10/- for non-members, should be applied for at once, from .J. B. Jesty, A8, New Court St. John’s College, Cambridge, where Cambridge enthusiasts now forgather every Friday from 8.15 p.m. onwards.

“CARS I HAVE OWNED”

The Editor wishes to offer sincere thanks to those who have contributed voluntarily to this series. Enough articles are now in hand to continue the series until at least the June issue, but further contributions will be very welcome. Will those contributors who, through an oversight, receive no acknowledgment and whose articles do not appear for some months, please accept this appreciation of their efforts and wait in patience, consoled by the thought that the Editor has greatly enjoyed reading their contributions, as readers will do as soon as space can be found?

TRUE STORY

A racing-car owner once asked a well-known automobile consulting engineer to carry out a technical examination of certain parts of his car, offering to drive this august person to where the car lay dismantled. The place, a certain Watford garage, was named and the owner was a little irritated when the engineer replied that he was a busy man but he would see how soon he could spare time for the journey. Time went on, and always the engineer pleaded he was too busy to make the trip. He was approached yet again, and the bottom fell out of things when he calmly announced that surely the fall of France rendered the project out of the question . . . . He had confused the garage, of course, with a well-known racing venue on the Continent. Yes, true story.

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