Miscellany: Hobo

In Goldendale, Wash., Brakeman Ed Barnard invited a hobo riding atop his freight train to join him in his warm caboose. "No thanks," replied the hobo. "I've got my radio rigged up here. It won't work inside."

Grounds

In Granite City, Ill., a Baptist preacher declined to accept a 127-10-121 no-confidence vote from his flock. Grounds: many of his supporters were absent hunting.

Thanksgiving

In Eureka, Calif., Rudy Reidel paid $3.65 for a turkey, took it home, extracted a $4.86 gold nugget from its crop.

Surely

In Aiken, S. C., a draft board considered the case...

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