17 AUGUST 1944, Page 4

A note on the paper shortage. Attempts to buy a

Bible at 10 of the principal bookshops in a University town produced no Bible' and no suggestions as to where one could be acquired. Yet ono* the shop, paper—with the morning's or evening's news printed of itwas being dispensed in armfuls. This incident being true, tell it, but I can hardly think it typical. Probably there had bell a run on Bibles here owing to the abnormal piety of the IcoV di JANIS