Miscellany, Mar. 5, 1945

The Hand That Feeds. In Philadelphia, profiteering Restaurateur Lewis Campas paid $225 in fines after learning in court that some of his best customers came in every day from the OPA office just around the corner.

Hope Chest. In Dallas, Tex., a childless housewife in her middle twenties grew alarmed by the diaper shortage, laid in a supply, just in case.

Good Provider. In Dedham, Mass., Mrs. Laura Crimm got her divorce after testifying that, when she sent her unemployed husband out to find a job, he came back with one—for her.

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