Miscellany, Aug. 4, 1947

The New Generation. In Chelsea, Mass., Miller Mitchell, 14, was just old enough, according to hospital regulations, to go in unescorted when he wanted to visit his 15-year-old wife and baby daughter.

Modesty. In Romance, Sask., while bathing in a shallow pond, a well-lathered native heard approaching sounds, waited for the buggy and passengers to pass by while he stood his ground, a bucket modestly covering his unlathered head.

Frankenstein. In Rumford, Me., Lawrence Liberty was hustled to the hospital after his power lawn mower got away from him, ran him down.

Traction. In Invercargill, New Zealand, a three-month-old baby had a difficult time...

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