Miscellany, Aug. 15, 1949

Mechanization. In Columbus, Ohio, President Howard Bevis of Ohio State University discovered that a chemical used by the entomology department to exterminate the moths in his house had eaten holes in all the rugs.

Furrowed Brow. In St. Louis, one week after a tavern brawl, Weslie Brent developed a headache, saw a doctor who found a .32 slug lodged between his scalp and skull.

Misery Loves Company. In Casper, Wyo., Hilbert LeRoy McCready made his getaway from a traffic smashup, but was nabbed when two convicts, watching from jail, reported his license number.

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