Miscellany, Sep. 7, 1942

Kill-Joys. In Washington, OPA decided not to put a ceiling over mistletoe.

Talker. In Marianna, Fla., Mamie Ruth Odum, en route by bus to marry an Air Corps lieutenant in Tampa, met a private who told her: "Give me until tomorrow noon and I'll talk you into marrying me instead." He did.

Perfectionist. In Philadelphia, Chester Zygmond was arrested for firing 35 revolver shots at the walls and ceiling of his bedroom, explained he was rehearsing for a suicide.

Junction. In Memphis, Andrew Jackson Poulton, en route from Farwell, Tex. to visit his brother after a 32-year separation, sat on a park bench, bummed...

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