Miscellany, Apr. 24, 1939


In Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, a tea party on the Provincial Commissioner's lawn was interrupted by a wild baboon. The guests fled and he finished their pastry, picked some flowers, disappeared. Same night the pleased baboon returned, rang the doorbell hopefully, was shot.


In Memphis, Tenn., Negro Eddie Guidon was charged with operating a whiskey still. He at first pleaded guilty. Asked how much moonshine he had made, Eddie Guidon replied, "None." To the judge he explained: "I sho can't prove I ain't guilty, boss." Verdict: Not guilty.


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