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ADDRESS CRANKS.

The familiar "picture puzzle" has also been made use of. Such cases as these, however, have no terrors for the Post Office " solutioniser " ; a mere glance is sufficient for him, and the meaning is simple, but there are others of-a. more, deadly description, such as a postcard recently sent from Switzerland. At first sight it appeared to boast tor nothing more definite in the way of an address than a map of England. A long and careful scrutiny, however, revealed the fact that the mountains and rivers were composed of words making •up the address. So cleverly was the idea 'Carried out, that the map was perfectly -natural in appearance, but, as it was •delivered in Richmond 38 hours after being posted, the General Post Office did not take long to discover its meaning.

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ADDRESS CRANKS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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ADDRESS CRANKS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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