Miscellany, Oct. 1, 1934

Shock

In Chicago, after four years of idleness, Edward Tejak was given a job. At the shock he dropped dead.

Prude

In Reno, Mrs. Mildred Tilton Holmsen sat on the curb in front of her hotel, wriggled her bare toes in the gutter, asked newshawks: "There isn't anything wrong with shorts, is there?'' Last month, clad in men's shorts and a shirt, Mrs. Holmsen rode from Manhattan to Reno on the observation platform of her train, got so dirty from soot that ''a dignified gentleman" threatened to have her put off the train as a...

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