Miscellany: Kelly

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In Summit, N. J., when Police Sergeant Patrick J. Kelly collapsed at his desk eight men were required to lift his 429-lb. 6-ft.-11 -in. bulk into an ambulance. At the hospital Policeman Kelly, who has frequently expressed a desire to reach 500 lb., was advised against overeating.

⅝ Smith

In Homerville, Ga., 24-year-old Garage Proprietor William ⅝ Smith explained that his father had given him the name ⅝ to avoid mail mixups.


In Sneedville, Term., lanky Hill-Billy Charlie Johns, 22, married blue-eyed third-grader Eunice Winstead, 9. Reverend Walter Lamb...

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