Miscellany, Jun. 17, 1946

Uncontrolled. In Phoenix, Ariz., Richard Sirmer hurled a bottle of lighter fluid at an annoying cat, tossed his flaming lighter after it, burned up the cat, burned down the house.

Co-Prosperity. In Evansville, Ind., business got so good that George Zimmerman couldn't make a living. His job: referee in bankruptcy.

Swap. In Tacoma, Wash., safecrackers burgled a meat market, took $450, left a ticket to the policemen's ball.

Tracked Down. In a divorce suit in San Jose, Calif., Sam Irwin claimed he suspected shenanigans between his wife and the hired man, soon got his proof:...

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