Miscellany, Dec. 21, 1942

No Thinking. In Manhattan, Sign Painters Charles Tague and Joseph Oswell were fined $50 for smoking aboard a berthed ship while they were putting up a sign: NO SMOKING.

Alarm-Clock Conscience. In St. Louis, Mrs. Gwendolyn Shelton, who makes a living waking people up by telephone, had a new customer: a woman who wanted to be called up every night at 10 and ordered to bed.

Anti-Sectarian. In St. Louis, Andrew Thomas Stevenson sued for divorce, complaining that his wife refused to feed him any white bread, white sugar, or meat because it violated the...

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