Miscellany, Jul. 5, 1948

Equinimity. In Hayes, Middlesex, England, an unfortunate horse wandered into a grocery, encountered Mrs. Elsie Chard, who quickly jumped on its neck, forced it to the floor, hung on till the owner arrived.

Precept & Example. In Buffalo, visiting Fire Chief Ray Hayes sniffed smoke during a fire-prevention banquet, peered down, found that his necktie was burning.

Rough Translation. In Los Angeles, Joe Mendina reported to police that three persistent gunmen had tried & tried to hold him up, at last realized that he couldn't speak English, held him up successfully in Spanish.

Habeas Corpus. In Key West, Fla., Rupert Knowles, 368 Ibs., was...

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