Miscellany, May 16, 1932


In Washington, D. C., the police radio commanded: "Scout car No. 10 go to Georgia Ave. & Taylor St. Police being attacked." The message came over Scout car No. 10's receiving set but Policemen Smooh and Renner were too busy to respond. They were the police being attacked at Georgia Ave. & Taylor St.


In Prairie du Chien, Wis. on the railway station platform stands a great box. On its side is painted the address: "Prairie du Chien, Wis."—nothing else, no sender, no addressee. None of Prairie du Chien's 3,043 inhabitants has...

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