Miscellany, Jun. 19, 1944

Winged. At Shilo Camp, Manitoba, paratrooper wings were presented to 29 Ontario soldiers, including Private Donald Duck.

Clean Cruelty. In Boston, Paul F. Bucci won a divorce on grounds of cruelty when he testified that his wife kept their home too clean — "like a show place and I couldn't enjoy it." Arsenal. In Des Moines, Robert Butterworth was arrested by police and given a routine shakedown, which revealed that he was harboring on his person: 20 paint brushes, 60 pens and pencils, 17 combs, 50 ft. of rope, a quart of sauerkraut, 5 Ib. of sugar, 3 Ib. of wieners,...

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