Miscellany: Ghost

In Quebec, an English-speaking vagrant identified himself in the police station as the Holy Ghost. He said he had never been born, hence had no relatives, no race, no nationality. Police noted that all labels had been cut from his clothing. He explained that this was to make it easier to identify him as the Holy Ghost.

Buffet

In Chicago, trying to recover seized property, City Sealer Joe Grein was asked whether he had once run a saloon. Said he: "I once conducted a buffet." He was asked whether people rate the...

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