Miscellany: Mar. 4, 1929

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Stone

Near Challenge, Calif., one Roy Slette saw the bushes move, perceived a mountain lion, picked up a stone (he had no gun), flung with care, struck the beast "between the face and eyes," slew it.

Telephone

In Sydney Stadium, Australia. Norman Gillespie outpointed Jack Roberts during the first seven rounds of their prizefight last week. In Round 8, a bell rang. Gillespie lowered his fists. He had heard the gong, he thought. But it was only a ringside telephone. The next thing Gillespie heard was the trickle of cold water. Roberts had...

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