Miscellany: Snicker

Dr. Henry Ameroy Hotvedt (pronounced Hotwet) of Weehawken, N. J., said, "People snicker at the mention of my name," when he last week petitioned a law court to change his name to Hartwell.


Next to his neck A. F. Sims of Wichita, Kans., wore the same gold collar button for 33 years. Last week he died, after willing the button to his father.


Every day for 30 years she drank a pint and a half. Last week she died. Dr. D. A. Urquhart pronounced her "virtually pickled alive." Her drink was...

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