Miscellany, Sep. 20, 1943

Helpmeets. In Los Angeles, Mrs. Robbie Emerson complained that her husband made long-distance telephone calls to her, collect, and never said a word. She won a divorce on the ground of cruelty. In Minneapolis, John Hilton Stiles won one on the complaint that his wife lived with a dozen rattlesnakes, a number of copperheads, coral snakes and water moccasins, a 9-ft. Indian python, a Siamese hooded cobra, an African green mamba.

Patriot. In Brooklyn, N.Y., Bernard Schwartz, charged with evading the draft, explained that he was a bum and had been afraid of demoralizing the Army.

Arts & Crafts. In Hollywood, tragediennes started...

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