Miscellany, Oct. 19, 1942

A Day with the Bruces. In Tillamook, Ore., one of Mrs. C. W. Bruce's children stopped her mother from throwing a blasting cap into the stove, got it to play with, fell to chewing on it. Father found out, gently took it away from the child for safekeeping, fell to prying at it with a toothpick, blew off two of his fingers.

A Night with Babcock. In Wabash, Ind., Orville Richard Babcock had a few more drinks, stripped to his underwear and slippers, went wading in the river, went on to an abandoned farmhouse, broke down the door, broke all the windows,...

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