Miscellany: War

In Texarkana, Tex., in 1912, Charles Settle's Leghorn hen laid torpedo-shaped eggs that tapered at both ends. On the basis of that hint he went on record as predicting a world war in two years. Last week one of Settle's Minorca hens laid torpedo-shaped eggs. Said Farmer Settle: "If another war doesn't break out within two years then my hen doesn't know her business."


In Buffalo, N. Y., as kinsmen of the late Michael Budnik carried his coffin into Queen of the Peace Church for the funeral, the coffin began smoking. The...

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