Nostalgia: Exmouth needs a little more comfort now

PUBLISHED: 18:02 26 October 2017 | UPDATED: 18:11 26 October 2017

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

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From the War Journals: Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed October 21, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives Exmouth Journal, printed October 21, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives

Town Topics: Reluctant governments seem determined to maintain the burdens on the backs of the people to the last possible moment. Bleak House has been our lot for years. We reasonably expect a little more comfort now.

Also in the news: Exeter Road Infants’ School held a harvest service on Wednesday afternoon. The harvest loaf, in the form on a sheaf of corn, was made by Mr Griffiths.

Advert: Mitchell’s have lovely pineapple cream rolls in their window today. Only 1/6 each!

More: Each week we bring you clippings taken from the Journal, printed on this week in 1944. To see more from the War Journal archives, join our Facebook nostalgia group, Devon Memories.

Town Topics: Bleak House has been our lot for years. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives Town Topics: Bleak House has been our lot for years. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives

Maximum prices you should pay for soft drinks. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives Maximum prices you should pay for soft drinks. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives

Beware! Legion warning. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives Beware! Legion warning. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives

Advert: Is the War over? Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives Advert: Is the War over? Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives

£2000 for detached residence in Elwyn Road.  Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives £2000 for detached residence in Elwyn Road. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives

Concert for Waiifs and Strays. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives Concert for Waiifs and Strays. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives

Thefts at Budleigh. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives Thefts at Budleigh. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives

Lost Siamese cat. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives Lost Siamese cat. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives

Savings for Exmouth and Budleigh. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives Savings for Exmouth and Budleigh. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives

Potatoes for sale. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives Potatoes for sale. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives

Exmouth Hospital in need. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives Exmouth Hospital in need. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives

Keep on saving! Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives Keep on saving! Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives

ATC Notes. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-15. Picture: Journal Archives ATC Notes. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-15. Picture: Journal Archives

Exeter Road Harvest Festival. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-16. Picture: Journal Archives Exeter Road Harvest Festival. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-16. Picture: Journal Archives

Please return and firearms. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-17. Picture: Journal Archives Please return and firearms. Ref exe War Journals Nost 21-10-1944-17. Picture: Journal Archives

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