Miscellany, Nov. 24, 1947

Snap Back. In Washington, a patent for a better mousetrap was awarded to Sir Isaac Newton.

Irresistible. In Los Angeles, Raymond Adame, arrested for trying to kidnap Celina Jarmillo, explained to police what overpowered him: "I couldn't get out of her spell . . . she made me a sandwich of potatoes, beans and macaroni . . . she bewitched me."

Survival of the Fittest. Near Brunswick, Ga., Alfred Alsop spied a white-tailed deer, shot at it, pushed through the underbrush, picked up what he'd hit: one white tail. In Poplar Bluff, Mo., Dale Kirk...

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