Miscellany, Oct. 13, 1947

Fish Story. Off Santa Monica, Calif., Fishermen Woodrow Wakatsuki and Katsumi Nishitawa had a wonderful catch—they kept hauling in the mackerel till the weight of the fish sank the boat.

Fallen Angel. In Seattle, absent-minded John P. Angel drove his car into a service station, stepped out, discovered too late that he was eight feet aloft on a grease rack.

Vindication. In St. Louis, the staff of the local weather bureau carefully chose the date for its annual picnic, was agreeably surprised when, for the first time in four years, the picnic didn't get rained...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!