The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 11 (February 1, 1938)
Practically in the Tropics
Practically in the Tropics.
It was necessary for taxation pur-poses to decide which side of the Canadian and United States border a farm, which an old lady had just purchased, actually lay. Surveyors finally announced that the farm was just on the United States side of the border. The old lady smiled with relief. “I'm so glad to know that,” she said. “I've heard that winters in Canada are terribly severe.”