Miscellany, Jul. 7, 1947

A Matter of Sentiment. In Los Angeles, a rummaging detective found a pair of brass knuckles in the home of Edna Franklin, had to accept her explanation that they were treasured family heirlooms handed down by her dear departed mother.

Advice. In Laurens, S.C., Harold Crowe, 14, dutifully asked his mother's advice about a plan he had; was told to "just suit yourself, son," promptly picked up his twelve-gauge shotgun and shot his sleeping father dead.

Something He Ate. In Detroit, Sword Swallower Tony Marnio gulped a two-foot length of lighted neon tube, glowed...

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