Miscellany, Feb. 12, 1945

Misqueue. In Portland, Ore., standees in a cigaret queue complained that the line was moving slower & slower, discovered after two hours they had queued up in front of the income-tax office.

Nominal Sum. In Hartford, Conn., a $5 gambling fine was paid by a gamester named Cheatham Highley.

The Size of It. In Harrisburg, Pa., a newspaper ran an advertisement: "Wanted. A quilted high chair that can be made into a play table, pottie chair, rocking horse, ice-refrigerator, spring coat, size 18, with fur collar."

Cooler Sweaters. In Pittsburgh, a matron sent sweaters for the native girls living on the Pacific island where...

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