Miscellany, Nov. 15, 1943

Assist. In London, the Board of Trade pondered the occupational requirements of physicians, decided to allow them four pockets in their waistcoats once more.

Coverage Complete. In Los Angeles, WPB Analyst W. H. Alexander headed a new agency whose announced intention was: "To cover the needs of the average American from birth to death, beginning with the supply of diapers and safety pins and ending with the distribution of caskets and tombstones."

Boomerang. In booming Bridgeport, Conn., Federal Bankruptcy Court was scheduled to close at year's end, for lack of business.

Suggestive. Somewhere above the plains of Kansas, Lieut. Ian P. McGreal, lost on...

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