Miscellany, Feb. 21, 1938


In Unionville, Conn., Farmer John Lorencik, 22, announced his engagement to Nurse Henrietta Wilhelmina Pieper, 70, a gat-toothed spinstress. Said she: "It just came over both of us like a thunderbolt." Said he: "She won't keep me out late at night."


In Kansas City, Mo., Sergeant William Simpson and Detective C. R. Wagner, leafing through a detective magazine at a newsstand, looked up from the picture of a wanted man into his face, arrested him.


Most interested listeners when J. Emory Duskin, onetime head of Alabama's real estate association, broadcast from Manhattan...

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