Miscellany: Slapper

In Osmanje, Turkey, Hassan Agha slapped an oldtime enemy, was ordered by the village council to pay him $5. He paid it, slapped the man nine times more, paid him $45 more.

Bale

In Dallas, William Cecil ("Red Hot") Burns, chubby fullback of the Providence, R. I. "Steamrollers" (professional football team), to keep in training and excite publicity, harnessed himself beneath a bale of cotton, set out to walk with it from Dallas to Chicago.

Hippo

In Great Neck, L. I., Wayno Hippo, 23, a 250-lb. six-footer, was arrested by Patrolman Alfred Angus...

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