Science: Slips & Snap-backs

Awakened one night last week in Berkley, Calif., when his bed began to rock, Henry Koutz, 54, leaped up, rushed for the stairs, stumbled, pitched over a banister, fractured his skull, died.

Jounced awake the same night in a San Francisco hotel was Joseph S. Cullinan, 76, robust, snowy-haired co-founder and first president of Texas Co. which he left in 1913, apostle of rugged individualism, good friend of Herbert Hoover in whose Wartime food administration he assisted. Alarmed, Mr. Cullinan jumped out of bed, caught a cold which turned into pneumonia, died....

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