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).


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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