Miscellany, Jul. 5, 1943

Scapegoats. In Rome, an announcer broadcast that the British had taken the Mediterranean isle of Linosa after fiercely defending goats fell asleep, had their throats cut by a limey midshipman who sneaked into their midst coated with a lotion that made him smell goaty.

On the Road. In Raritan Township, N.J., William Schmoldt and his wife, proprietors of a roadside restaurant, had their waiter set up their coffee and cake snack in the middle of U.S. Route 1. No cars had come by the time they were ready for their second cup—if they could have...

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