Miscellany, Jul. 7, 1941

Fish. In Kansas City, Mo., Chester Seiglar was exempted from jury duty be cause all he could think about was fishing.

In Panama, Ceferino de Gracia tried to scoop fish from a creek, choked to death when a fish jumped down his throat.

Cast. At Pyramid Lake, Nev., Fisherman Willie Williams saved a drowning man by making a 70-ft. cast, hauling him to shore.

Surplus. In a San Francisco hospital, blonde Mrs. James W. Chesnut and blonde Mrs. James W. Chesnutt, strangers, had babies within an hour of each other.

Weight of the infants: eight Ib....

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