Events in Europe are changing rapidly. The vicar, Stanley E. Moore writes that German troops are in Prague and Czecho Slavakia as a name and a country has ceased to exist. W. Wood the organist had arranged a concert and someone recites a Stanley Holloway number ‘The Sufferer.’ It would have been so nice to know who that was and the name of the young boy who yodelled. The vicar mentions the changes in the English landscape, of building work and road building. The cricket club has a splendid pitch but the team has lost the first two matches of the season. The vicar has found an old box of ancient papers which includes a description of the old boundaries of the parish. He thinks it dates from 1750. There is a choir outing to Weston Super Mare. Worfield football. It was decided to start a junior team. At Winchester Cathedral the inscription of a memorial from 1764 to Thomas Thectcher has caught the vicar’s eye. The man died from drinking small beer when hot. The vicar continues to reflect the mood of the country at this time of imminent war. The school camp at Newcastle, Shropshire, is described in the September issue. It is a charming account of simple pleasure. The church collection is interesting - East London Jews being one of the groups receiving funds.
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