Miscellany, Feb. 14, 1955

Obit. In Dallas, the Dead Letter Department opened a misaddressed envelope, found inside a poignantly-worded message: "We're all well here—excepting Pa, and he caught the flu and died; but that's all right, because all he ever done was slop the hogs, anyhow."

Popularity. In Milwaukee, Gambler Dave Collier, questioned by police about being slugged, said: "I just can't figure it out; I feel that I am very well liked."

Lost Generation. In Columbus, Ohio, the Rev. Dr. W. Frederick Miller complained to the Ohio Pastors' Convention about the lack of spiritual and musical preparation of most church choirs, commented: "I...

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