Miscellany, Feb. 10, 1936


In Chicago Municipal Court, Baker Charles Abrams sued Baker Fred Kapche for $30 for lessons in how to ice cakes, said he would drop the suit if he could not frost a cake twice as beautifully as Kapche. Kapche went to work with frosting tubes on a big cake. He painstakingly squeezed out four robins' nests, three blue eggs, seven pink sweet pea blossoms, two yellow marigolds and a "Happy Birthday."

The courtroom crowd turned toward Abrams, who had been pinching his tubes on a tin pan turned upside down. He held up a...

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