Miscellany, Apr. 10, 1939


To England for their honeymoon went the heaviest married couple in the world: Australia's Barney Worth, 26, 686 Ibs. (waistline: 7 ft.), and Joy, 27, 420 Ibs. (waistline: over 6 ft.). Because Worth sprained his ankle on the voyage from Australia, he could not mount the ship's gangway at Boulogne, had to be hoisted aboard by derrick, unloaded the same way. Asked how he met his wife, Barney Worth replied: "She came into my butcher's shop for some meat. She bought a lot, and I liked her idea of an appetite. ... It...

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