Miscellany, Jul. 17, 1944

Barber-Shop Harmony. In Paterson. N.J., ten businessmen, tired of waiting their turn in their favorite barber's chair, bought the shop and hired the barber for their exclusive use.

Tracked. In Washington, the Treasury Department told how it caught up with David Fixman, a former railroad employe who obtained $843,000 worth of orders for nonexistent nylon hose; he was turned in by a prospective woman buyer who had no use for railroad men.

Suppressed Desire. In Chicago, Myron Morrison, 14, grabbed the controls of a runaway streetcar when the motorman fainted, shut off the power...

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