Miscellany, Oct. 8, 1951

Down by the Bough. In Attleboro, Mass., Alonzo Benson dreamed that he was lying head down in three feet of water, woke up to find himself hanging by his knees from a tree in the backyard.

Tongue-Tied. In Carlsbad, N. Mex., the sheriff's office intercepted a letter which advised two prisoners charged with passing a phony check: "Smear your face with rosewater, roots and salt. Then cut open a beef tongue and write the names of opposition witnesses inside and bury it, and no judge will dare to convict you."

Mite Strange. In Toledo, Railroad...

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