Miscellany, Oct. 23, 1939

Mother-in-Law

In Lebanon, Ohio, Mrs. Louella Paugh bequeathed to her daughter-in-law one rolling-pin, one potato-masher.

Boycott

Guerino Baldi, Spanish-American War veteran, self-styled artist, accused the "Juries of the American Contemporary Art for the New York World's Fair" of a "perfidious verdict" in rejecting his oil painting. Indignantly wrote Painter Baldi: "I most frankly state that I have revolutionized the art of painting. . . . The reason to boycott my painting took place to protect from monetary disaster and depreciation all the canvas and exterior painting, where there is many billions of dollars...

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