12 APRIL 1940, Page 6

I have heard of this, but needed ocular demonstration before

mentioning it; now the demonstration has reached me. The business notepaper of a London firm (run, inci- dentally, by a lady) bears in the corner the legend "Our tele- graphic address is: CHASTITY, LONDON." Across the first of the two words is inscribed with a rubber stamp, "Cancelled for duration." Like how much else.