Mr James Scott has a garage in Silbury and now he has just bought another garage in Pinhurst. Pinhurst is only five miles from Silbury, but Mr Scott cannot get a telephone for his new garage, so he has just bought twelve pigeons.Yesterday, a pigeon carried the first message from Pinhurst to Silbury. The bird covered the distance in three minutes. Up to now,Mr Scott has sent a great many requests from one garage to the other. In this way, he has begun his own private “telephone” service.
Comprehension Precis and Composition
1.Where has Mr Scott opened his second garage? 2.Where is his first garage? 3.How far away is Silbury? 4.Can Mr Scott get a telephone for his new garage or not? 5.What has he bought? 6.In how many minutes do they carry messages from one garage to the other?