Miscellany, Dec. 4, 1944

See the World. In Oshkosh, Wis., Lloyd Connick, veteran of three campaigns, holder of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and an honorable discharge from the Army, turned 17, joined the Navy.

The Squeeze. In Boston, Charles Polley bought three auctioned corsets, all different sizes, for $4.75, hoping they would fit either his wife, mother, mother-in-law, or sister.

Fired. In Detroit, a watchman managed to get himself discharged—after his boss refused to fire him, the War Manpower Commission to release him—by setting fire to the warehouse he watched.

Double Feature. In Mexico City, cinema house employes, beset by union troubles, enraged audiences by...

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