Miscellany, Nov. 8, 1943

Innovation. In Manhattan, officers of the Société Culinaire Philanthropique,'an association of chefs, announced that, in view of the situation, the exhibits at this year's annual salon of culinary art would not include food.

So Far. ... In Kankakee, Ill., firemen rushed to put out a grass fire while the house in an adjoining lot burned down—it was just over the city line and thus out of bounds.

Day of Atonement. In Philadelphia, Julius Caesar explained to a judge that he had registered for the draft under two other names, in the desperate hope of avoiding wisecracks. He got a one-day prison sentence.

March of...

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