People: Statecraft

The great outdoors' Bernarr Macfadden, 79, scaled his hat into the ring for Governor of Florida. He had no platform yet, said the everlasting strength-through-carrots-and-sex champion, but: "Naturally I will play up in a big way the health angle."

Memphis' boll-headed Boss Ed Crump told the press that he had got a note demanding $50,000 on pain of death. Crump paid, said he—one cent postage due on the letter. He took a brown grip to a designated spot and left it there for 40 minutes, but nobody came for it. So Crump cleared his...

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