Miscellany: Carp

At Middletown, N. Y., a stream overflowed, covered with water the garden of one Louis Bell so that, in the night, a 15-lb. German carp slank into his yard, began to feed upon the carrots, the asparagus. Bell rushed out, beat the carp to death with a spade.


In Mexico City, one Islas Escandon, dentist, piled 400,000 human teeth in his window, advertised in glaring posters the ease with which he extracted molars, eyeteeth. A rabble, styled by approving officials as "a group of students," questioned patients of Islas Escandon, then...

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