Miscellany, Jun. 1, 1942

Hair-Conditioned. In Calgary, Alberta, Barber Nat Marbach had his garage insulated, with nearly a year's savings of his customers' shorn locks.

Sleep. In Los Angeles, the parents of weary Thomas Hall, 21, left him at home asleep, returned several hours later, found that a 100-ft. tree had crashed through the house into the living room. Thomas was still asleep. In Salt Lake City, the Edward G. Thomas family slept undisturbed while somebody stole a ton of coal from their coal shed.

Gun Maul. In New Orleans, a cat scratched Mrs. Julian Hebert, who grabbed a revolver, gave chase, tripped over her son....

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