Is it me, or is it hot in here? / Current weather conditions bring back the memory of this day in 1929. The June 1, 1929 issue of the British newspaper, “The Sphere,” featured this photo with an eloquent caption. Journalists just don’t seem to have the same sense of poetry today. WILTING LILIES: Two wax bathing bells in New Bridge Street register extreme depression owing to the heat-wave. Even human, as well as waxen, beauties have felt apt to wilt in the recent burst of hot weather.