Miscellany, Nov. 25, 1940

North Pole

At Lake Bemidji, Minn., a village was incorporated. Name: North Pole, in honor of its winter weather.


In Charlotte, N. C. a stamp-column writer got an invitation to a philatelists' convention in Manhattan—but the philatelists had forgotten to put a stamp on it.


In Syracuse, N. Y. police discovered that Wayman G. Woody invited his friends to dinner, left his wife to entertain them, stole out to loot their homes.

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In Terre Haute, Ind., a blind newsstand manager invented a Braille cash register.


In Alamosa, Colo., the fire chief complained that his truck has to stop three times...

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