Miscellany, Apr. 12, 1948

Adaptable. In Monterey, Calif., Joe Gilliland lost his auto license after three arrests for drunken driving, was presently jolted into the ditch while doing some drunken horse-&-buggy driving.

Helpmeet. In Springfield, Mass., Ralph Baughn's sentence for hacking at his wife with a carving knife was suspended when she explained to the judge: "He was only playing around like husbands do."

Archeology. In Hamilton, Wash., hard-working burglars finally completed a tunnel through the vault floor of the State Bank of Hamilton, which has been out of business for four years.

Family Man. In Los Angeles, José...

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