Foreign News: Free Speech & the Vicar

In London's tough district of Camberwell last week the new parish hall of St. Giles was ready for rough & tumble political debate. Proudly the vicar, a great believer in upholding the British right of free speech, displayed his invention for cooling off hot hecklers who hurl unparliamentary epithets and at times even paving stones at speakers in St. Giles. The invention is a working fire hydrant installed on the platform with a short length of hose and gleaming brass nozzle convenient to the elbow of the speaker. All windows of the new parish...

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