Miscellany: Oct. 28, 1929

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In Kovno, Lithuania, a gentleman disappeared. The local soviet announced a reward "for the finding of the corpse of Judge Dmitri Petrovitch, believed to have been drowned in the Neva. Height, six feet; hair, black; eyes, brown; special identification: he stutters."


In Trenton, N. J., Mrs. Elsie Hudak sued for divorce, said: "My husband set me to watch a mouse hole in our home. . . . I let the mouse get away and he beat me severely with a broom handle."


In Lebanon, Ill., one Bertram Smith, college student, chewed 45 sticks...

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