Miscellany, Aug. 23, 1943

The Reluctant Candidate. In the North Mississippi Herald, Mark Woods, candidate for the state legislature, advertised that he was obliged to vote for his rival because "the law of God operates during a political campaign . . . and it is my judgment that John Hodnett possesses qualifications . . . superior to mine." He added: "However, I cannot dictate the conscience of the county. The county must be free to choose. . . . Therefore I shall not withdraw my candidacy."

Fish Stories. In Grand Coulee, Wash., Fisherman F. M. Heaton, returning home fishless, encountered a rattlesnake, tied...

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