Canada: NEWFOUNDLAND: Daybreak In St. John's

At 6:30 one morning last week Isaac Hull, fisherman turned boardinghouse keeper, was up & about. It was bitter cold (6°), and he needed an early start at his fire-making. His Hull Home, in downtown St. John's, was jampacked with 70 boarders, most of them government-supported poor, aged or infirm, awaiting admission to public institutions. Proprietor Hull lit the kitchen oil range, then bustled next door to light another in the annex. By the time he was ready to leave the annex, the 15-year-old main building, where he had started the first...

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