Miscellany, Jun. 12, 1944

Spring. In Priest River, Idaho, Farmer J. C. Thomas swore that he saw a bear pick up his 300-lb. brood sow, jump the 4-ft. hog lot fence, and dash off with her into the hills.

Mexicana. In Mexico City, Gráfico reported that the Health Department was about to clamp down on "The Last Supper," a popular rat poison.

Man Act. In Baton Rouge, La., State Representative Vail M. Deloney introduced a bill making it illegal for any man in Louisiana to wear a coat or tie between June 1 and Oct. 1 (Sundays and weddings excepted).

Missfit. In Camp Edwards, Mass., 280-lb. Sergeant Louis...

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