Miscellany: Nay

In Jefferson City, Mo., when the State Legislature voted to turn over the House Chamber to the convention of the P. E. O. Sisterhood, Representative Louis E. Browning voted nay, stayed at his desk throughout the women's convention.


In Alfred, Maine, the aunt of Gregory Brook, 7, told him that if he let his tooth be pulled and put it in a glass of water it would turn into a dime. He did so and the aunt substituted a dime. Gregory thereupon yanked out another tooth with a pair of pliers, put...

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