Miscellany, Mar. 23, 1942

Balance. In Memphis, Criminal Court Judge Tom Harsh got a new bench-mate—Judge James Pleasants.

System. In Fairview, Okla., Farmer Ben Sorge explained why he had worn his shoes on the wrong feet every other day for the past ten years. Said he: "It wears the heels and soles down even all the way around."

Surprise. From Fort Bragg, N.C., Private Eugene Saunders sent his mother, in Huntington, Ind., a batch of cookies. He had joined the Army Cooks' and Bakers' School.

Tires. In Detroit, a sneak thief stole a wheel and tire from a minister's...

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