Miscellany, Sep. 15, 1947

Interested Party. In Texarkana, Ark., hospital bound in a careening police car, a badly injured would-be suicide came to long enough to caution the driver: "Gosh you'll kill us all."

Temperance. In Mexico City, José Reinaldo, charged with drunkenness, assured the cops that he had had nothing but a few snorts of orange juice spiked with a little DDT.

Cure. In Newport, R.I., when a spider landed on ten-year-old Patricia Ann Toppa's head, her friend, John O'Brien, 12, gallantly rushed to the rescue, knocked out both spider and Patricia Ann with his baseball bat.

The Law. In Hempstead, N.Y., the Town Board passed a...

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