Miscellany: Jun. 14, 1937

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Sabotage

In Nairobi, Kenya Colony, Africa, British officials long mystified by the disappearance of rubber buoys anchored in Lake Victoria for mooring Imperial Airways planes, discovered that the cause was crocodiles.

Miscount

In Dothan, Ala.. John Sowell, ex-Texas convict was arrested, imprisoned. The Sheriff removed two hacksaw blades from his person. Later guards found his cell empty, a note: "Dear Sheriff. You miscounted. I had ten.'

Engagements

In Houston. Tex., Richard Carruthers, who says he is a former slave and 100 years old, took out a license to marry Luvena...

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