Miscellany: Mar. 17, 1930

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In Mitchellsburg, Ky., 51 years ago, a dying lady received a sweet potato from her husband. Unable to eat it, she placed the sweet potato on a shelf.

Last week the lady's daughter, Mrs. Samuel Ward, investigated the potato, discovered it was petrified.


In Chicago, Helen Grace Johnson swore that her husband, a miser, bought her almost no food, made her wear magnifying glasses when eating it.


In Istanbul, Turkey, toothless Zaro Agha who claimed he was 156 years old, had buried n wives, had never taken a drink of liquor, received an...

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