Miscellany, Dec. 9, 1946

Shooting Affair. In Rio de Janeiro, Teodoro Salim saw a woman walking with his fiancee, shot at her, was arrested, said he thought he was shooting his future mother-in-law.

Shucked. Near Elvira, Iowa, Farmer Donald Rawson tumbled into a corn-picking machine, got out alive but husked buff-bare.

Line Play. In Washington, Mrs. Anne McGinnis fell from a fourth-floor fire escape, landed on a clothesline which flipped her into a second-floor apartment, only slightly injured.

Bed Rock. In Ketchikan, Alaska, Mrs. Fred West awoke suddenly from a sound sleep, found that a construction blast had dropped a huge boulder on the pillow next her head.


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