Miscellany: Aug. 8, 1927

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In New Brunswick, N. J., at petition of residents, De Russey's Lane, famed scene of adultery and double murder in the Halls-Mills case of 1922-27, was renamed Franklin Boulevard. Realty in the neighborhood had boomed.


How could a man, stranded penniless in Asbury Park, N. J., obtain the cash round-trip fare to Manhattan within a few moments, and without stealing, begging or earning?

One method would be to scan the lost and found columns of a Manhattan newspaper and then take five simple steps: 1) pick out...

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