In Jamestown, N. Y., James C. Norton urged a beetle 617 times round the brim of a derby hat. Said he: "I guess I got the record."
In Moelln, Germany. A. Sybold, dismayed at repeated beatings from his young wife, tied her to a bed, tattooed her thoroughly in six colors, ran away.
In Manhattan, Bloomingdale Bros. proudly supervised the laying of a cornerstone for their new store. Enclosed in the cornerstone were: a baseball autographed by Babe Ruth; a roll of ticker-tape; a horseshoe; a pair of eyeglasses; some sheet...