Miscellany, Aug. 1, 1938

Brides

In Ostruga, Yugoslavia, three English tourists from Chelmsford, Essex, impulsively bought brides in the marriage market, married them in the local Orthodox Church. Sosta Stankovich, matchmaker, craftily charged them tourist prices. Prettiest bride. Miliza Radosavlgevich, went for $400. Ordinary price for an Ostruga bride: $100.

Conversions In the Papuan jungles of New Guinea, Geoffrey Baskett from the Kwata Mission reported that he had converted 300 head hunters to the Oxford Movement.

Fire In the Punjab, India, a subject wrote to the state fire brigade that his house was on fire. The...

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