Miscellany, May 20, 1946

In Swingtime. In Wichita Falls, Tex., Golfer Moody Weaver took a practice swing at an imaginary golf ball, aimed too close, broke both his legs.

Singing Commercial. In Westchester County, N.Y., General Diaper Service added ex-Milkman Mike Maloney to its staff. His job: crooning lullabies by phone to fretful babies.

Let's Face It. In Alliance, Ohio, John T. Cheeks was down with mumps.

Conditioned Reflex. At Michigan State College, Instructor and ex-Army Major Charles Foo rapped ineffectually for order, finally brought dead silence and a class of ex-G.I.s to its feet, when he barked: "Tennshun!"


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!