Miscellany: Nov. 12, 1923

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In Vitry-le-François, France, one Mme. Grasset was awarded a gold medal by the Government for the distinction of giving birth to 24 children in 25 years. In London, Robert Broom, 91, was married to Miss Elizabeth Bolt, 88. Both were so feeble they were obliged to sit during the ceremony; they signed the register with trembling hands. In Detroit, Mrs. Jennie P. Frazer* was married to Smith V. Fish in the presence of her three-year-old great-grandchild. In Manhattan, Saks & Co. (clothiers) alleged in an advertisement that "the best known men in Wall...

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