Miscellany, Jul. 24, 1944

Mother Image. In Denver, Mrs. Martha Martin got a black eye when a stranger walked up and hit her. Said the stranger, apologetically: "I thought you were my mother-in-law."

Is the Doctor In? In Manhattan's Central Park Zoo the chimpanzee Joe suffered a toothache, cooled it off by unscrewing his cage's water pipe connection, thus attracted his trainer's attention, pointed to the aching tooth, had it extracted with a pair of pliers.

The Answer. In Italy, Captain Almon S. Farrar, 51, 35 years in the U.S. Army, filled out a routine biographical form, came to the question "Civilian Occupation," puzzled for a minute,...

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