Miscellany: Jul. 29, 1929

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Palookas

In Baltimore, Mrs. Bobby Burns, pugilist's widow, applied to the state athletic commission for the right to box professionally. Said she: "Just fight women? I should say not. I'll take all comers in my class. I can hold my own with a lot of palookas who claim to be prizefighters."

Blanket

In Cincinnati, a 24-foot zoo boa constrictor snapped at a pigeon, caught a fang in an army blanket, swallowed bird and blanket, had indigestion.

Hearts

In Sterling, Ill., Dr. S. S. Kerr was summoned to attend a Civil War veteran suffering from a heart attack. While he felt the patient's pulse, Dr. Kerr died...

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