Miscellany, Apr. 12, 1943

In the Spring. In Chicago, the Cedar Chest Manufacturers of America, who make hope chests, decided to make May 1 to 8 "National Fall in Love Week."

Fact & Fancy. In Hobart, Okla., 76-year-old J. S. Mayabb shot his wife dead, explained to police that she kept tuning the radio to programs he detested.

Simple Subtraction. In Newark, Mrs. Belle Bearison lost a purse containing $25, got it back with only $17, plus a note from the anonymous finder explaining that she herself had once lost a purse with $8 in it.

Sweet Change....

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