At Cardiff, South Wales, constables discovered that professional beggars were renting sad-looking babies for 50¢ a week.
At Villers-sur-Marne, France, Leonie Lebsche, deceased spinster, left $6,000, the income of which is to be given to young married women who promise to raise French families.
At Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, Senora Leoncio Chavarria presented herself as Mexico's most prolific mother. In 40 years she has borne by one husband 37 children23 boys, 14 girls. There were 18 pairs of twins.
In Emerald, Australia, Joseph Smith, drover, flicked the head off a poisonous adder...