Miscellany, Nov. 13, 1939

Napper

In New Brighton, Pa., Health Officer Fred Myers, called by neighbors to investigate a house in which gas lights had shone night and day for two weeks, found a dead man sitting in a chair, an open book beside him. Said the man's widow: "I thought there was something wrong. He wouldn't talk to me."

Anniversary

In Cincinnati, Ohio, Hobo King Jeff Davis and his wife celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Reminisced King Jeff: "I was 16 and she was 15. . . . We wrote '18' on two slips of paper and put them in our shoes. Then when the marriage license...

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