Miscellany: Twins

In Graval, France, Mme Marie Rimbert gave birth to a boy. While being removed to a larger hospital, she paused at Neufchatel-en-Bray, gave birth to a girl.


In Manhattan, Jacob Cohen, 50-year-old furrier, was caught with a gallon of gin under his counter. Accused of selling liquor, he protested: ''I use it to clean coats," was fined $100.

Something Terrible

In Manhattan, decorous readers of the New York Times were amazed by an advertisement: "Edna F. Your folks from California are here and feel something terrible about you. Charlie is drinking again....

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