Miscellany, Jun. 11, 1951

Rigid Diet. In Chicago, the Tribune syndicate's health columnist told a worried reader that her habit of eating three boxes of laundry starch a week would do her no harm, but asked her to let him know if it stiffened her stomach.

Voluntary Servitude. In Auburn, Ind., after De Kalb County's six council members thumbed down his request for funds to hire a new deputy, Sheriff Frank Carpenter dropped in at each official's home, issued each man a badge and equipment, soon had six deputies ready to serve at no cost to the county....

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