Miscellany, Jul. 26, 1943

Blazes. In Tacoma, an electrical bed-shaking apparatus rigged up by Emmanuel Schrader to wake him at the right time started shaking at the wrong time, went on shaking till it short-circuited, burned the house down. In Dandridge, Tenn., lightning struck Hugh Hunter's cow barn, set it afire, traveled along a pipe to a water tank on a nearby hill, ripped the tank open, let out a stream of water that ran down the hill and put out the fire.

Within the Law. In Tulsa, a man who was bothered by drunks under his bedroom...

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