(This article originally appeared on page 1 of the December 2, 1948, publication of the Brownsville Herald and is reprinted word-for-word below.)
PUEBLO, Colo., Dec. 2—(AP)
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Halstead never eat gelatin for dessert.
This worried them considerably yesterday when they returned home from a Denver trip to find that some prankster had mixed approximately 30 gallons of cherry-flavored gelatin in the bathtub.
The glassy red stuff was inscribed in whipped cream with this premature greeting: