Miscellany, Dec. 11, 1939


In Biddeford, Me., members of the Stackpole family nailed big printed signboards to trees, warning hunters: "Don't shoot, it may be a Stackpole."


In Philadelphia, Magistrate Elias Myers demanded proof that a burlesqueen's dress was too flimsy. The proof: a detective folded the costume, squeezed it into a match box.


In Los Angeles, John H. Mills, 70, classed as physically unfit, pleaded with the school board to give him back his job, said, "I'm as sound and healthy as I ever was . . . ," so saying, fell dead.


In Tokyo, members of the Japanese Whiskers Club held their semi-annual meeting, toasted Naosaburo...

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