A Nest of Mice!

Here’s a short article I found from the Kent & Sussex Courier dated Friday 30 November 1900.

Nest of Mice.— This week Mr Pickett had a double bass from London firm instrument makers, for the police band, in which were enclosed number of articles, taking these out, a nest of mice was discovered in the instrument, and these ran about in the Muster Room until they were caught the members of the police force present.

Neal Heppleston