Letters: Jan. 30, 1928

A Map


TIME, Jan. 16, p. 12—that's what I call a map. Let there be more by the same artist.


Daytona Beach, Fla.

"Sailors' Story"


Though the Long Island waters were as familiar to him as had been his nursery floor, the young Naval Reserve officer didn't see Fire Island—but Block Island, R. I. (TIME, Jan. 16, p. 6).

And the "sailors' story" is fact; the battleship Texas was ashore here from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 1917, according to official records. ALBERT E. WING

Superintendent of Schools Block Island,...

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