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The Gleam. In Chicago, President John Holmes of Swift & Co. promised that the postwar world would have an eskimo pie with a shatterproof coat.

Complaints. In Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Mary Athens won a divorce after com plaining that her gasoline had been ra tioned, by Mr. Athens, as far back as 1936. In Chicago, Mrs. Mary Louise Schwartz won a divorce when she com plained that Schwartz struck her for refus ing to chase fire engines with him.

Dividend. In Logansport, Ind., Saralei Perkins, biting into a hamburger, struck a red ration coupon.

Quarry. In Hollywood, a skeptical judge imposed a $30 fine...

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