Miscellany, Apr. 5, 1943

Round Trip. In Carson City, Nev., Sheriff Ray Root finally won a nine-year battle for a law giving him 6% of the license fees he collected, then found he had been entitled to the cut all along.

Hi-Ho. In London, the House of Commons learned with mixed emotions that one Lieut. Colonel Gates had ordered that whenever one of his officers met a squad of soldiers he should shout, "Hi-de-hi," and the men respond, "Ho-de-ho!"

Two-Bits, Two-Time. In Medford, Ore., Two-Bits, a terrier who survived a dive down an 800-foot cliff into a snow bank, did it all over again on a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!