Miscellany: Apples

In Chicago's Ravenswood Hospital was born to Mr. and Mrs. Orange Apple a daughter, christened June Apple, sister to Orange Apple Jr. (TIME, July 15, 1929).

Snakes

In Chicago's suburban Brookfield Zoo, Acting Director Robert Bean fired Curator of Reptiles Mrs. Grace Wiley for letting a total of 19 snakes escape at various times from their cages. Among the missing: three Egyptian cobras whose bite is usually fatal, one deadly poisonous Bandy-Bandy and two mildly poisonous sand snakes. A keeper had found one sand snake when it...

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