In Hot Springs, S. Dak., one Lloyd Linton, 33, father of four, was suddenly moved to a paroxysm of religious fervor while standing in his brother's sawmill. "If thy right hand offend thee, cut it off," cried Linton's thoughts. Later Linton explained: "So I cut it off and prayed to God not to let it bleed much. It didn't." Handless Linton did not state how his hand had offended.
In Manhattan, Dr. I. Mortimer Smokier, dentist, pulled and pulled at the teeth of Mrs. Molly Blumlein. In 17 pulls he got 17 teeth,...