Miscellany, Mar. 30, 1931


In Birkenhead, Herbert T. Coker, back in England from the U. S. for the first time in 43 years, was summoned to court. In 1888 he had been ordered to pay $1 a week to a Mrs. Elizabeth Dempsey for support of her child. He had never paid it, was $260 in arrears (the child had died aged five). Said Herbert T. Coker: "This is quite a surprise to me." Boomed Magistrate T. Rees: "The law has a very good memory, sir!"


In Omaha, Neb. last November, Mrs. Robert Tunberg got a balloon...

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