Miscellany, Dec. 16, 1946

Baited Breath. In Joplin, Mo., Robert Kelley, after an eight years' sore throat, finally had it Xrayed, learned that he had a 3½-inch fishhook stuck in it.

Pet Peeve. In San Diego, Mrs. Letha Wagoner sued for divorce, complained that her husband made her sleep with the dog, added: "The dog had fleas."

Demobilized. In Fort Belvoir, Va., Army Sergeant Chester Conrad got back to his parked car after an hour's absence, could not budge it, found that someone had stolen the entire drive shaft.

Thin Man. In Manhattan, slim Lav Mitch, befuddled from a...

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