Miscellany, Jan. 31, 1949

Lesser Evil. In Sunnyvale, Calif wearied by Bob Sarvis' long-winded, 20-minute protest over a $1 traffic fine, Judge Peter R. Bond paid the fine himself.

Drainage District. In Monroe, Ore. residents left their faucets running to keep the pipes from freezing, completely drained the reservoir.

Piece Work. In Savannah, J. H. Allen, convicted of stabbing William C. Henson| was fined $1 for each of the 300 stitches taken in Henson's wounds. In Philadelphia, Dennis Callahan pleaded guilty to assault & battery, was given one month in jail for each of the 26 stitches taken in his victim.

His Honor. In Norwalk, Conn., the city...

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