said, "He has really seemed to
been loosing it lately. He races that
damn Slinky( down every stair
case he walks down. Why, just yesterday
I saw him racing it down his front steps
outside his house. He was a lovely fellow
and everybody really liked him. Except
his nemesis, the guy that created Hula-Hoop(.
They've been known to argue a lot."
Fire crews said the inventor/crazy man
died before they arrived at the scene.
Police spokesperson Beth Reiter commented
that, "Arthur 'Spud' Melin, inventor
of the Hula-Hoop( and Fris-Bee( will
not be sought for question in this case.
It is a pretty cut and dry case.
Foul play has been ruled out."
The case has now been handed over to
Blair County Coroners office, and it
is expected that an inquest into his
death will be opened later today.
James was 81 years old and leaves behind
his wife, 3 children, 8 grand children,
a religious cult in Bolivia and the
by Faux-Newz Staff Writer