Miscellany: Feb. 11, 1924

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In Budapest, the police ruled that the Hungarian text of the famed Banana Song is immoral and must not be sung in public, ordered a jazz band in a popular cafe to cease playing the melody. The indignant musicians asserted that a melody cannot be immoral, filed a protest with the Department of the Interior.

In the Bronx (borough of New York City), rival factions of ice-dealers fought a pitched battle in the streets. Ice-picks, ice-tongs, blocks of ice and iron bars were wielded. Six icemen were injured, eight arrested.

In Chicago, Mrs. Florence Alberta...

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