Miscellany, Nov. 2, 1942

Presence of Mind. In Maplewood, NJ., Patrolman Richard Schneider was suspended for neglect of duty. His landlady had waked him up, told him a prowler was outside. Patrolman Schneider had immediately phoned for the police.

The Nature of Americans. In Atlanta, a woman returning home from the post office discovered she had left her piggy bank behind, went back for it, found it on the counter, heavy with donations.

Quiet Meal. In Mitchell, Ind., a man entered the home of Mrs. Wayne Chastain, tied her to a chair, gagged her, opened the refrigerator, fed a while, departed.

The Crust Continues Cracking. In

Oak Park, Ill.,...

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