Miscellany, Feb. 23, 1948

Cultural Lag. In Spokane, Leo Sol-Louse, an Indian, explained to police the wound on his forehead: a couple of Canadian braves had tried to scalp him.

The Big City. In Trieste, Bruno Nidoldi was arrested for selling some out-of-towners a sunken battleship.

Couture. In Hollywood appeared a dress with a bustle that would light up when it was wiggled.

Dun. In Memphis, Fred and Fondo Kountz quietly moved into a vacant house, 25 years later had to start paying rent when the landlord turned up.

Duel. In La Porte, Ind., Joseph E. Machinski, 27, and Anthony S. Magglio, 25, who had terrorized innocent café patrons,...

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