Miscellany, Apr. 21, 1947

The Artist. In Glen Cove, N.Y., a hen strained for three days, laid a 15-ounce egg, took a look at it, collapsed.

The Dangerous Age. In South Bend, Bachelor Dan Young announced that he was considering marriage, not just with "any young woman," but with someone his own age—103.

Catwalk. In Morecambe, England, Trixie, an eleven-month-old cat, padded home from Mexborough, where it had been sent as a gift. Distance: 75 miles; elapsed time: 7 weeks, 4 days.

Boozehound. In Brookline, Mass., Tiger, a two-year-old beagle, accidentally locked in an auto trunk for 21 days, survived, regained twelve lost pounds on a diet of...

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