Miscellany, Apr. 24, 1944

The Lower Criticism. In Washington, D.C., Police Sergeant Sheldon R. McKee, with a .30-caliber rifle, easily pierced a wartime, steel-jacketed, "bulletproof" New Testament.

Glandson. In Chicago, Mrs. Opal Casey, mother of two, complained of pains after nine months' treatment for "gland trouble." Her husband assisted. They named him Donald.

Trend? In Laguna Beach, Calif., lifelong Democrat Mrs. Leonora Northcross, 103, registered as a Republican.

Wishes and Horses. In Detroit, Mounted Police Inspector Perry Myers explained that he could not buy any horses at his top bidding-money of $200 a head because women "in slacks and in silks" are buying them as substitutes for reducing...

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