Miscellany, Feb. 14, 1944

Incentive Pay. In Los Angeles a restaurant hung a sign in its window: "Waitress Wanted: Good Wages—Free Meals—Free Bobby Pins!"

Slow Burn. In London, a taxi-driver got a divorce after testifying that he had come home and found his wife with another man—in 1901.

Reward Later. On a Boston-to-Philadelphia train, Bostonian Charles J. O'Malley found a wallet containing $1,000, returned it to its owner, was promised free service by a grateful undertaker.

Appetizer. In Los Angeles, Ponciano Pena slipped through a 13th floor jail window, was balancing on the tenth-floor ledge when he was lured in by a jailer, who remarked that dinner was...

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