Miscellany: Jul. 22, 1929

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In Greenwich, Conn., a small boy fired a pistol at a bird on a branch, missed. The bullet passed through a hotel window screen, was halted by the corset of a Mrs. William O. Remsen, guest.

Shocks

In Chicago, Electrician John Joyce, 40, at work on a dynamo, asked his longtime friend, Electrician Steve Noble, 51, to hand him a file. Electrician Noble did not answer. He had touched a live connection, was dead. Electrician Joyce watched while the body was removed, then left the building, walked...

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