Miscellany, Apr. 29, 1946

The Bird. In Waukesha, Wis., three-year-old Geraldine McClurg asked her aunt how to catch a bird, was told to sprinkle salt on its tail, set out with a fistful, returned with a bird.

Semi-Private. In Cincinnati, a housewife suffered rude disillusionment after six months of confident belief in her special "one-way vision" bathroom window.

Poached Boar. In the department of Charente-Inferieure, France, the prefect viewed with alarm a new hunting technique: digging up German land mines, reburying them in boar-filled woods.

Sausage-Meat Machine. In Clearfield, Utah, Fred Stewart tried to start his car, got...

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