Miscellany: How to Be Roomy

How to Be Roomy. In Kansas City, Kans., a ration board which took an applicant to task for never "sharing the ride" promptly learned the cause of his solitude: "I haul garbage."

Floored. In a Newark, N. J., railroad station, Michael Babich boldly asked an employe for a cigaret, got it, fainted.

Physician, Heal Thyself. In St. Louis.

Internal Revenue agents slapped a lien on belongings of Edna E. Booten. income tax consultant, charged that she was delinquent $1,450 in paying her taxes. In Detroit, firemen of the 12th Street station vainly battled a blaze in their own quarters, finally dashed away and telephoned...

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