Miscellany, Jan. 30, 1933


In Allenwood, N. J., a relief nurse at the Monmouth County Hospital saw James Garriel's bed empty, asked the outgoing nurse: "Is he gone?" She replied': "Yes." The relief nurse notified the parents of James Garriel, 16. of their bereavement, called the undertaker to remove the corpse. The undertaker found that James Garriel, alive, had gone to the next room.


In Oshkosh, Wis., Pauper Mamie Gehrke, cashing her city food slip, shrilled at Grocer Jacobs that she would take her trade elsewhere if he did not cash her slips for cigarets instead...

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