Miscellany, Aug. 26, 1946

Zinc Trap. In Brooklyn, 280-pounder Bertha Singer found herself stuck in the bathtub, was wrenched by her son, tugged by a police emergency squad, lubricated with cooking oil, after 17 hours was pried out.

Hijacked. In Los Angeles, Walter Standard returned to his car, found its rear end jacked up and two 'tires gone, rushed to call police, returned again, found the jack gone, too.

Salvage. In Seattle, Ralph Korth, while out rowing, spotted a floating wallet. picked it up, found $80 in it, found also that the wallet was his.

Drain. In Alhambra, Calif., two thieves listened to their car radio while companions...

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