Miscellany: Aug. 13, 1928

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Pond

In Kingston, North Carolina, small Willard Watson, 13, equipped two aged hens with wing planes and pushed them off the roof of a barn, 20 feet above ground. One hen glided about 50 feet, settled in a duck pond, whence she was rescued. The other tail-spinned, dropped, broke a leg.

Redskin v. Redshirt

Near Lake Savant, Ontario, an amorous redskin sang songs to his Indian maiden. Bored, she fled into the woods with a more desirable suitor. The jilted, jealous brave methodically set about firing the entire forest area. Detected by a forest ranger, he retreated; was later arrested...

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