In Oakdale, Calif., Hans Clemensen, pestered by lice no exterminator could kill, burned down his lousy house, moved into his garage.
In Newark, N. J., a salesman entered Mrs. Carrie Baukin's millinery shop, asked her to let him demonstrate his sulphur candles for killing vermin by fumes, lit a sample candle. Mrs. Baukin ran in tears to the street, returned when the fumes had cleared to find no salesman, no money in the cash register.
In Mt. Holly, N. J., Ralph Eshelman, bread wagon driver, noticed on two successive days that Joseph...