Foreign News: Brolly

John Guthrie Sutherland, 62, of Knowle, Warwickshire manufactures gas meters and stands for no nonsense. He had a chance last week to sell his meters to the municipality of Brighton, famed seaside resort. John Guthrie Sutherland packed his brief case, put on his hat and went down to see about it. He also took his "brolly" (umbrella), an object without which no Briton ever feels comfortable.

At Knowle station he learned to his horror that he had been misinformed about the Birmingham-Brighton Express. It did not stop at Knowle. John Guthrie Sutherland stomped out...

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