Miscellany, Mar. 6, 1939


In Mexico City, a Government order reduced the lunch-and-siesta period for Government employes from four hours to three.


In Manhattan, a Gallup poll claimed that 14,000,000 people have read all or part of Gone With the Wind, that 56,500,000 (65% of the movie public) want to see the picture. Of the 56,500,000, only 16% are dissatisfied with the choice of Vivien Leigh as Scarlett.


In Wichita, Kans., President Ray Dumont of the National Semi-pro Baseball Congress announced that he planned to dress his umpires next season in stripes. He explained that, since...

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