Miscellany, Jun. 26, 1944

Checked. In Camden, N.J., Rinzey McBray admitted passing bad checks but stumped police with the alibi that he can neither read nor write.

Holy Cow. In Detroit, Fred Howe, charged with violating a city ordinance by bringing cattle into the city in mixed lots (two cows and a small calf), got the case dismissed when he explained that the calf was an act of God en route.

Ewetility. In Cleveland, the City Utilities Department hired six sheep as lawn mowers.

Fowl Fine. In Brooklyn, Joseph Asaro ate his sixth chicken in one day, had six more to go in 13 days to finish off...

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