Miscellany: Parlor

In Sedalia, Mo., in Mrs. C. L. Baker's specially-refrigerated parlor, lay the month-dead body of her husband, awaiting completion of a mausoleum. Explained Widow Baker: "I couldn't bear to think of having his body covered with dirt, so I just brought it home."


At the Ortonville, Minn, harvest festival last year Mrs. L. W. Lindstrom munched hard for the women's corn-eating championship, finished second to Pauline Lewis who set a women's record of 25 ears. Ed ("Korn King") Kottwitz won the men's championship with a world's record of 37 ears. Last week...

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