Miscellany, Oct. 16, 1944

Dirty Work. In Manhattan, Charles Wagner, who has been etching clothing on tattooed nudes since the war began (so would-be sailors could pass Navy regulations), was fined $10 for failure to sterilize his equipment.

New Wrinkle. In Chicago, Dermatologist G. Alexander Ward announced that in the past decade the average age of facelifting applicants had risen from 38 to 45.

Grounds. In Toronto, absolute judgments were granted in the divorce appeals of Rows v. Rows and Loveless v. Loveless.

Mastodon's Eye. In Washington, Iowa, Don Radda won the seventh local Tall Corn Contest for...

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