Weirdness, Florida Style, 1940

I was searching around for something the other day, and, to make a long story short, wound up reading the June 28th, 1940 edition of the Sarasota (Florida) Herald-Tribune. Now, Florida is weird – just ask Carl Hiassen – and the distant past is, metaphorically speaking, a foreign country… even by those standards, the following two related stories are (I think) fairly entertaining.

Oh, and if two old newspapers are a bit of a “tl;dr” for you… scroll down; there’s a cute 71-year-old cat picture at the end.





And then…




And finally, as promised…


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