In Jersey City, it became known that on Oct. 2 Burton S. Tucker, "unsophisticated country youth," 16, had married Mrs. Susan O. Simpson, "wealthy hotel owner . . . said to be about 50."
In Corunna, near Madrid, a mother and daughter simultaneously gave birth to sons. Gesticulating relatives swarmed about to inspect. Hearty toasts were drunk. The newborn nephew and uncle, who much resembled one another, were accidentally "mixed up."
The babies will never know their true relationship.
In Manhattan, at Johnny Leppig's "restaurant and social hall," John Huine, weight 350, ate...