Miscellany, Mar. 2, 1959

Auld Lang Stein. In Sandridge, England, the widow of Pubkeeper Bert Gudgeon, carrying out his wishes, had a stone beer mug installed on his grave.

Strange Treadfellows. In Philadelphia, a classified advertisement in the Bulletin of the Philadelphia Herpetological Society offered to trade a "live adult Komodo Dragon for Chrysler fire engine and three snowshoes."

Recapricorn. In Rangoon, Burma, "Friends are informed"—said an ad in the newspaper Bamakhit—"that the announcement on 13 January 1959 that I and Ma Mya Kyaing had been divorced was merely a propitiatory act astrologically executed to prevent the...

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