Miscellany, May 5, 1947

The Other Woman. In Seattle, Mrs. Pearl Kendrick, 54, asked for a divorce on grounds of cruelty and abandonment after 64-year-old husband Fred spent three days in bed reading Forever Amber.

Refund. In Brighton, England, Mordicisa James, 42, caught with his hand in a church poorbox, explained that he had contributed to it in the prayerful hope of finding a job, landed one that didn't pay enough, wanted his money back.

Offensive. In Topeka, Kans., postmen, who take barks and bites along their routes in their stride, were justifiably annoyed when a small, impatient...

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