Miscellany, Nov. 18, 1946

Habeas Corpus. In San Francisco, a thief stole a car, drove it 18 blocks, abruptly abandoned it when he found that he had a coroner's wagon plus corpse.

Profit & Loss. In Hollywood, police got word that David Posada's car had been stolen, with $1,500 in it. They started a search, soon located the car, found $2,504 scattered on the floor.

Glass Crutch. In Fairbanks, Alaska, a man on crutches hobbled into Hill's cocktail bar, finished two drinks, walked briskly out the door, leaving the crutches behind.

Strip Polka. In Louisville, Paul Johnston left his clubhouse late at night, started home, got slugged, awoke...

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