Miscellany, Nov. 25, 1940

North Pole

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

Philatelists

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.

Woody

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.

Stops

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

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