Miscellany, Jul. 27, 1942

Debut. In Lindsay, Ont., Charles H. Batchelor was appointed constable on Tuesday, arrested for drunken driving Tuesday night.

Winner. In Dayton, Ohio, Artist Paul Mannen used the back of an old, incompleted painting to do a new one on, entered it in a contest. The judges awarded a prize to the discarded backside.

Family Matter. In Brooklyn, N.Y., Private Peter Schlavis, charged with beating his mother, protested: "I don't know what all the fuss is about. I beat up my own mother, didn't I? She's not your mother!"

Plugger. In Tacoma, David C. Montgomery shot himself in the head with his rifle, reloaded,...

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