FROM THE FILES
Last updated 2/4/2021 at 9:08am
100 years ago
Feb. 3, 1921
IZZY PAWNS RING FOR WEDDING FEE
Although 70 cents is not a formidible sum of money, it may often stand between a man and one or another of the great objectives of his life. Unless he is like Izzy Ozzer, a tailor who went looking for a marriage license. With Lena Brusensky, who is to be his partner through life, he appeared before Teddy Waterman, the license clerk, and the license was duly made out. But he was asked to produce $2 and was able to produce only $1.30. The rest he had left in his working clothes at home. “But I will owe it...