Miscellany, Dec. 6, 1943

Hero. In Washington, a patent was awarded to the inventor of a handbag with a translucent bottom, which makes it possible for a woman to discover what is in the bag by holding it up to the light, instead of disemboweling it on a restaurant table.

Definition. In Chicago, Circuit Judge Cornelius J. Harrington ruled that a husband cannot justifiably charge his wife with being cruel to him unless he has been put in actual danger of his life.

Welcome, Stranger. In Boston, William Allen arrived cautiously from the country with $600 cleverly distributed over his person in six different wallets. He met...

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