Miscellany, Jul. 19, 1937


In Indio, Calif., when F. A. Purcell and E. J. Grace decided to duel, their seconds selected overripe tomatoes for three minutes at 30 ft.

In Verona, Italy, Domenico Pinterle and Luigi Martini decided to duel, respectively selected a spade, a pickax.


In Compton, Calif., Mrs. Sylvia M. Schwartz was unable to identify a thief who snatched her purse. Explanation: "He didn't wear a stitch of clothing, so I didn't get a good look at his features."

In Montreal, gunmen robbed Canada Bread Co. of $2,700, sped away in an automobile. When a motorcycle...

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