Miscellany, Dec. 12, 1955

The Guilty Flee. In Jonesboro, Ark., Mrs. R. J. Barnhoft was arrested for drunkenness when she drove into a service station dragging a driverless pickup truck by the rear bumper of her car, and whispered darkly to the attendant: "I wish you'd check that guy behind me; I think he's drunk."

On Probation. In North Bergen, N.J., Superintendent of Schools Walter A. Miller Jr. reported to the board of education that George Scheuermann, 80-year-old chief truant officer, appointed to the post in 1910, has not been showing up for work, concluded soberly: "Our...

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