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YORDltN'T NOBLE LORD AND IDYvLOOK ODD
f " WORKING fc)N A FARM?
jgp? 1 CkllX. 00 GET A tfj(H(w
The noble farmer -and his newjob.
Toronto,! Ont, May 2. TheJ Pickering. There they.are going
back-to-the-soil fever has hitxthe
British nobility. One of 'em is
goifig.to work and his family,
Forsaking an ancestralMiall in
Herfordshire, the following fam
ily section from'Bqrke's Peerage
is now settling on a farm in Can
ada:, Lord Hyde, son-and heir of the
Earl of Clarendon.
1 The Hon. Qeorge Herbert Ar
thur H3'de Villiers, his six-year-old
The Hon. Joan "Villiers, his
three-yepr-old daughter. "
Baron Somers, his brother-in-law.
These folks, alLfull of ultra
marine .blue blood and equipped
with ancestois running back till
ypu can't see em run for the
mists of antiquity, Have taken a
ZOO-acre farm in Ontario, near
to build a new ancestral hall and
go into the. ancestor business,
They are going tobe, regular
farmers- They will raise gram,
fruit and green truck like any;
other Ontario farmer.
Furthermore. Ladv Hyde says
she is going to do Her own work, Wk
She brought tWo servants' witn
her, but she says she intends to
let them go. 7Just fewncy Lady
Hyde dipping fier lily white
hands into the dough and the
,suds ! "r . ' '
Lord Hyde wont go quite that
far back. uHe says he is going
keep a hiredjmarc.
For the-prjesent the noble set
tlers willlive in ahouse they have
rented in the town of Pickering,
but as soon, as they can build a
house andaVn on the" farm they;
will settle therev