Miscellany, Jul. 23, 1951

Hey, Rube! In Palisades Amusement Park, N J., after he had paid off ten kewpie dolls, four Teddy bears and a set of china to a wondrously successful dart thrower, Concessionaire Joe Weissman investigated, found the marksman's confederate behind the backdrop with a long hatpin.

Boxing the Compass. In Baltimore, after a judge told three brawlers he would dismiss charges if they got out of town, Defendant North went west, Easterly headed south, but Southern paid his fine and stayed.

Careless Love. In Bogotá, Colombia, Matilde Ramirez applied for a marriage license and learned...

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