Miscellany, Oct. 28, 1946

Reprisal. In Chicago, Drummer Al Carter, unemployed when his bandleader invented a mechanical drumbeater, vengefully perfected a mechanical baton-waver.

Self-Discovery. In San Clemente, Calif., the Chamber of Commerce decided to incorporate, filed an application, earned that it had been incorporated since 1929.

The Legal Mind. In San Francisco, Attorney General Robert W. Kenny ruled that prison-made handiwork, available to the public, could not be sold to other convicts. His reason: "public" means people "at large."

One Man's Meat. In Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo Director R. Marlin Perkins pooh-poohed the meat shortage, recommended his favorite dish :...

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