Miscellany: Mar. 10, 1924

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Dr. Adolf Heilborn, Berlin physiologist, startled the medical world by announcing that newborn babies frequently have tails "which they can wag." The tails "disappear rapidly as the infant grows."

In Amiens, one M. Tantot, proprietor of a prominent music hall, made a last request that he be buried to the accompaniment of cheerful music. His body was carried to the grave preceded by a "large brass band" playing Yes, We Have No Bananas. It was estimated that 20,000 inhabitants marched to the cemetery.


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