Miscellany, Sep. 6, 1943

Swagger. In Manhattan, Pickpocket David Hauser appeared in court wearing what he called a loot suit—loose at the waist, tight at the cuffs, for the transportation of swag.

Misnomenclature. In Denver, a Blackfoot Indian named Melvin Forgets-Nothing arrived at his recruiting office nearly a day late for his physical examination.

Expediter. In Tulsa, Harry Eugene Scherer explained why he had laid some ties across a railroad track and stopped a passenger train: he wanted to get on.

No Rabbits. In Leonia, N.J., John A. Earl, candidate for a state senatorship, guarded against hocus-pocus at the...

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