Miscellany, may 11, 1959

Out of the Cracker. In Modesto, Calif., Filbert Brazil, weary of playing the nut of the joke, changed his name to Gilbert Brazil.

The Lost Cord. In Bonisdorf, Austria, Bürgermeister Rudolf Schadl inspected 4 cubic meters of firewood cut on village land, returned the next day to find the woodpile still neatly stacked—but 32 feet away, in Yugoslavia.

Mr. Keen. In Memphis, Woodrow Beamer, on the wanted list for attempted murder, was arrested when he tried to get a driver's license in the police identification bureau.

Better Off B4. In London, a chap wrote to the Ministry of Health about his hearing aid, was...

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