Miscellany: Aug. 18, 1924

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"Do Not Gamble"

At Ville Platte, La., one Euzebe Vidrine, about to be hanged for murder, asked permission to make a speech to the spectators, began in English, stumbled, went on for 30 minutes in French. Said he: "Do not gamble. Do not drink whiskey."

Grey From Fright

At Galveston, Mutt, a black and tan Airedale terrier, chained on the running board of a car, was missing after the car had been wrecked and its occupants killed, was found near his home with his coat turned grey from fright.

Learns to Swim

At Newport Beach,...

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