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From a letter from Lady Oxford[1] to the Daily Telegraph, on the subject of war economies: “Since most London houses are deserted there is little entertaining…in any case, most people have to part with their cooks and live in hotels.” … Continue reading

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Some sun in the morning, otherwise almost continuous rain all day. Impossible to do anything outside. Notice that hens always eat less in this weather. Top of hay under a few stacks is still dry in spite of the constant … Continue reading

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Foreign & General 1. Germany is said to be demanding entire Rumanian wheat crop, also part of what is left over from 1938 crop. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. Large-scale practice blackout on Sat. night said to have gone off successfully. … Continue reading

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