Miscellany: Matches

In Miami, Fla., Chief Tommy Tommy, Seminole Indian educated in white schools, member of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, contact man between whites and Indians, died. He was buried by a Methodist minister. His relatives tossed live embers and three matches into his grave: an old Seminole custom, to light his way to the Happy Hunting Ground.

Napkins

In Newark, N. J., William Muller, 21, a Manhattan waiter, was apprehended removing nickels from a telephone booth. William Muller confessed he had stuffed napkins in the coin-return slots of 40 pay stations, had...

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