Miscellany: Boys

In Manhattan, four small boys—John Kozinsky, Evans Colderia, Jacob Torba and William Torba—decided to go fishing in Central Park, looked about for hooks, lines, sinkers. Shortly after their decision, numbers in two telephone exchanges could not be reached, warning lights flashed on the alarm board of the Holmes Electric Patrol, police were summoned to find the source of the trouble. Source: Fishermen Kozinsky, Colderia, Torba and Torba had discovered and sawed off 15 ft. of exposed telephone trunk line cable for their sport. In Newark, N. J., Pasquale Bellott, n, James Dowd,...

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