May 1935 – vol. 28, issue 12–363 its predecessor, the year 1934 was chiefly notable for its prolonged drought. The only hard weather, though without snow, occurred during the first ten days of January. February was an extraordinarily dry and sunny month, while March, April and May were, on the whole, dull and rather cold. On June 8th commenced the spell of fine, warm, sunny weather which lasted throughout the remainder of the su... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.