Miscellany, Jul. 29, 1957

True Love. In Brisbane, Australia, organizers of the Royal National Show, the annual state fair, received a letter from an exhibitor: "Please send me a fresh check for the prize money won by my goat. When I was showing the last check to the goat, it ate it."

Restyled. In Pittsburgh, Carpenter Paul Eisel got so mad at his wife for serving pork chops that he smashed the dining-room table and several other pieces of furniture, remarked before he was fined $10 that it was "hand-me-down stuff, anyway. I was planning to have it replaced."...

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