Miscellany, Jan. 31, 1944

Far-Fetched. In Boise, Idaho, Corporal Frank Goral won Gowen Field's weekly long-distance call privilege, stepped to the phone, called his mother-in-law in Connecticut.

Little Ferry Command. In Little Ferry, N.J., Police Chief Frank Trinka put out a dragnet for his lost, six-by-nine-foot headquarters.

Chase. In Minneapolis, theatre-owner Robert Pagel found his theater empty enough for him to locate without delay George Flett, who was carrying a live skunk.

Abracadabra. In Rio de Janeiro, Dona Rosa met an old friend she had not seen in five years, gave her the ritual hug (abraco&) of Rio residents, broke three of her ribs.

Proper Nouns. In Muskogee, Okla.,...

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