Miscellany, Nov. 17, 1941

Bite. In Van Nuys, Calif., a couple who wanted to move answered an attractive house-for-sale ad, discovered it was their own.

Returns. In Kansas City, a tornado blew a $270 check from the desk of J. E. Wyatt. It was returned to him from Mendota, Mo., 150 miles away. In Charlestown, N.H., a mail clerk who lost a jackknife figured he might possibly have dropped it into one of 14 outgoing mail sacks. He wrote to 14 out-of-town postmasters, got back 16 knives.

Mop-Up. In Salt Lake City, two weeks after somebody stole Mrs. Lorus...

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