Miscellany, Oct. 6, 1941

Tiff. In Palmer, Mass., a 71-year-old man with one arm was found guilty of assaulting an 86-year-old man with one leg in an argument about women.

Caution. In New Limerick, Me., a 102-year-old pipe-smoker swore off for his health's sake, took up chewing.

Cousinage. In Washington, shares in the half-million-dollar estate of a spinster were claimed by 2,006 self-styled cousins.

Toymination. In Oakland, Calif., a bride charged her husband neglected her to play with model trains, got a divorce.

Comeback. In Newark, N.J., Jay Till Cox, believed killed in the R.C.A.F., walked in on his own memorial service.

Handicap. In Englewood, N.J., 6 ft. 5 in....

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