Miscellany: Mouthful

In Naples. Italy, 45-year-old Petronio Morandi, eating grapes while he read a newspaper, picked up a small electric light bulb, swallowed it whole.


Few minutes after Policeman S. C. Hopkins of Washington, Ga. jailed a Negro woman for fighting, he was confronted on his beat by the same woman. Said she: "Don't get mad with me. I didn't break out of jail. I just come down here to tell you the back door is open."


In San Francisco, American Federation of Actors tried to sign up Siamese Twins Daisy & Violet...

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