Miscellany: Hoch

At Potsdam, Germany, a man was arrested for greeting the Republican flag with catcalls and groans. His defense: that when he had cried "Hoch!" he had swallowed his cigaret, that the supposed catcalls were "reflex regurgitation." His sentence: three weeks in jail.


Near Los Angeles Mr. & Mrs. A. J. Tarpley were motoring with their two daughters, Marjorie, 3 mo., and Catherine, 2. At the top of a precipitous hill the motor coughed; Mr. & Mrs. Tarpley got out to fix it. As they walked to the front of the auto, its...

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