Miscellany, Nov. 29, 1943

Ration Point. In Chicago, William H. Jones looked out his window, saw his dog frozen on point, followed directions, found a hole in the ground, dug up a pound of butter.

Night Out. In Cleveland, Restaurateur Albert Luxemberg, who for more than a year had slept at his café every night to watch out for burglars, finally decided to spend a night at home. Stolen: 18 cases of whiskey.

The Draft. In Chicago, Dishwasher John Atkinson, picked up for being without a draft card, told the judge that he used to be a trapper, had once caught a skunk in one of his...

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