Miscellany, Oct. 19, 1931


In Newport, Monmouthshire, England, a scratch from her husband's toenail in bed was stated at the inquest to have caused the death of Mrs. Ada Stevens, wife of a nailmaker.


In the Jersey City Salvation Army Home John J. Daggett walked in his sleep, walked through a second story window, fell to the ground, awoke. He walked upstairs, reported the accident, lit a cigaret. An ambulance surgeon saw smoke escaping from John Daggett's neck, found his windpipe had been nearly severed. Said Smoker Daggett: "Now that you mention it, I noticed I...

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