Miscellany: Jul. 21, 1924

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An Outing

At Norwalk, Conn., the New York Grandmothers' Club reported for their annual outing. Thirty-five members ran races, went swimming, played baseball. The youngest was 43, the oldest 71. The oldest "figured in the ball game while some of the younger members knitted." Three grandmothers were also great-grandmothers.

Drastic

In Manhattan, an Italian's back itched. He asked his wife to scratch it. She refused. He dragged her to the kitchen, slashed her jugular vein with a bread knife, sat eating breakfast at a table when policemen arrived.

"Bills"

At Boston, 40,000 Elks,-accompanied by...

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