Miscellany, Jan. 12, 1948

Dogged. In Kelso, Wash., Mrs. R. K. Chess advertised, her two dogs for sale, gave her phone number, got no calls at all, finally discovered that the dogs had chewed away the phone connection.

Striking Likeness. In Nice, France, Henriette Kennis entered a beauty contest stark naked, got off with a suspended fine when her attorney persuasively defined her in court as "a work of art."

Intermural. In Washington, the Veterans of Foreign Wars called for housing reform when they learned that the eight-year-old son of Veteran William Alfred Griffin had thrown a baseball right...

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