Miscellany: Aug. 20, 1928

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In Manhattan, one Barney Depoka wobbled along the streets for 20 days, seeking a job. On the twentieth day, he wobbled to a window on Times Square wherein he saw a female cook flopping pancakes. As he watched the brown pancakes going up in the air, turning over once, flopping back on warm griddle, Barney Depoka nodded his head slowly. At last, with a melancholy sigh, he flopped down on the sidewalk. An ambulance surgeon looked at Barney Depoka and pronounced him starved.


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