22 FEBRUARY 1930, Page 21


One summer, many years ago, the following anti-lifter rhyme was briefly on view at Rufus' Stone, in the New Forest. Perhaps it was considered too alliterative for the public taste or—more likely—was setup by some unauthorized enthusiast. At any rate, it was itself relegated to the litter basket in less than a week " At King Rufus's Rood

You may feast on your food.

But 'tis due to your host That ye vex not his ghost. Let this legend remind you- ' Leave no litter behind you.' "

—THOMAS CARE, 91 Kilravock Street, Queen's Park, W. 10.