Miscellany, Nov. 12, 1945

Spiritual Lift. In Albany, Bell Aircraft's Benson Hamlin announced that jet planes can run on corn liquor.

Double-Dealing. In Stirling, Scotland, four bridge players were each simultaneously dealt the same 13 cards twice on the same night (2nd and 18th hands). Odds against it: 85,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 to one.

Dental Fleece. In Columbus, S.C., Dentist C. B. Draffin stepped out of his office and a stranger stepped in, collected $10 in advance for repairs on a patient's plates, quickly stepped out again.

Marital Prospects. In Lafayette, Ind., Richard C. Steinmetz of the Chicago Fire Prevention Bureau said that unhappy wives often set their houses afire. In...