Miscellany, Jul. 2, 1945

One to a Customer. In Washington, the Bureau of Internal Revenue brooded heavily over the tax return of a man who had been divorced and remarried the same year, finally ruled, in effect: only one wife (and exemption) per taxpayer.

Light Touch. In Sacramento, Anthony Swinkunas robbed a man of his wallet, examined it in the glare of an auto's headlights, discovered too late that the auto was an occupied police car.

Tch! Temper! In Parks Falls, Wis., Edward Trzcinske, angry at his girl friend, borrowed a bulldozer, butted her house partly off its...

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