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In Tokyo, Kenzo Adachi, Japanese Minister of Home Affairs, received a letter from Kiyoshi Nojima, in which the writer had enclosed the tip of his little finger as a token of sincerity.


In Detroit, police sent Otto Fichl to the office of Franco Kejna, to have his teeth examined, then, arrested Franco Kejna for practising dentistry without a license. In his years of service with the Detroit police department, Otto Fichl has been charmed, massaged, initiated, ordered to take ''treatments," scraped about the ears, hexed, advised to leave the...

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