Miscellany: Baked

At Jerseyville, Ill., farmers reported that potatoes dug during the hot spell had been baked by the sun.

Violin

In Washington, D. C., Arthur Groverman, 16, made himself a violin by gluing together 2.500 safety matches.

Suit

In Washington. D. C., Minnie M. Baggett filed divorce suit against John Franlin Baggett with whom she has not lived since 1899. Grounds: an infidelity in 1903.

Lovesick

At Valley Stream, L. I.. Everett Davis. 15. saw his sweetheart sitting on her front porch with another boy, wrote her a note, lay down on a nearby...

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