Miscellany, Feb. 16, 1942

Chaser. In Detroit, a judge gave a divorce to Mrs. Maria Millis, 91, who complained that her 73-year-old husband was a woman-chaser.

Job. In Denver, a driver of a dump truck crawled into his bin to keep warm. A steam-shovel operator buried him under a load of dirt. The bin was tipped to release him, and the dirt buried him again on the ground. Somebody then drove the truck over his legs, but the dirt protected him and he returned to work.

Friendly Game. In Albany, Emile La Liberte had $106 when he boarded a train for Manhattan, three hours distant. By the...

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