Miscellany, Jul. 13, 1942

Where, Then? In Manhattan, a cop in a park heard snoring, found Ahmed Hassen asleep in a tree, hauled him off to court. Hassen told the judge that he slept in trees because sleeping on benches was forbidden.

Solution. In Wilson, N.C., veteran loungers in front of Harry Walls's tailor shop worried when Walls moved away, feared that a new tenant might not tolerate them, rented the shop themselves and moved inside.

Answer? In Berkeley, Calif., a scientist found that pigs who lacked enough vitamin B took to doing the goosestep.

Retriever. In Donalsonville, Ga., Hunter...

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