Miscellany, Mar. 28, 1932


In Reading, Pa., Jacob Rheinheimer, 77, cobbler, died after an operation in which the surgeon found Jacob Rheinheimer's stomach studded with 200 cobbler's brads.


In Manhattan, Victor ("Scratch") Hedman spent his birthday, the first out of jail since 1915, writing letters to his friends, boasting of his release. After dinner he was arrested for forging a check.


In Springfield, Mass., Charles Smith, 21, after purchasing five shotgun shells in a sport store, asked to see some shotguns. The clerk showed him one and then went down to the basement. Charles Smith put a shell in the gun, blew his own head off. A...

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