Miscellany, Jul. 3, 1944

Boom. In Whiting, Ind., Mrs. Elizabeth Koby, a $42-a-week Standard Oil employe, received her two-week pay envelope, found she had been overpaid by $99,999,910.

Dress Down. In Brooklyn, N.Y., Fort Hamilton's WACs received a list of clothing to be laid out on their beds for a rigid inspection, just before the zero hour got the list modified so that they would not be stark naked during the inspection.

Rough Reefer. In Boston, police hauled Booker K. Miller into court on a charge of peddling marijuana cigarets, dismissed his case when a chemist's report showed that the cigarets consisted entirely of catnip.


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