Miscellany, Nov. 10, 1941

Better 'Ole. In Anamosa, Iowa, a paroled convict pondered the state of the world, asked to be readmitted to prison, got an extra 15 months.

Pops. In Bedford, Ind., 70-year-old Neal Garland became a father for the 27th time. "Now that I'm three score and ten and can't work," he said, "it's time to call a halt." In Fertile, Minn., 82-year-old H. L. Gaylord became a father for the 19th time.

Solution. In New York City a man got tired of waiting for a bus, found an empty one parked, drove off in it.

Chinese Puzzle. In Ogdensburg, N.Y., a fisherman swore that he...

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