Miscellany, May 19, 1941

Super. In Kansas City, Grainman W. J. Haynes, who had always had trouble with his soup, invented an automatic soup bowl that took care of everything. A thermometer on pulley and chain dipped in & out to register temperature, and turned on a bulb cooler when the soup piped too hot. Other gadgets dunked crack ers, sprinkled salt, swabbed the last drop.

Escape. In Seymour, Tex., Mayor C. M. Randall decreed that the opening day of Texas' fishing season was a holiday. Every school, bank, business house put up shutters, and the 3,500 souls...

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