Miscellany, Sep. 9, 1940


Pistol In Miami's Negro section, Theatre Usher Jack Woodberry was hauled into court for shooting at a pickaninny. His explanation: only a pistol loaded with blanks would scare off youthful gate crash ers. Sentence suspended.

Teacher In Hartford, Conn., a physical-education director, while conducting a class in setting-up exercises, sprained his back.

Tour In Chicago, after 100 touring children had departed from their hotel, the tour director mailed back a package. Contents: eleven spoons, five salad forks, one silver tray, two napkins, 17 washcloths, 22 bath towels, 58 small ash trays, three large ash trays, two water glasses, nine hotel signs, 24...

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