Miscellany, Mar. 14, 1949

Normal State. In Austin, Tex., Attorney Wright Stubbs, defending a woman charged with drunken driving, shook the prosecution's main piece of evidence with a telling argument: "Talkativeness is certainly no evidence of intoxication in the case of a woman."

Old Hand. In Amherst, Mass., Mrs. Lois Mitchell 94, decided to take up horseback riding again, explained that the unusually warm winter weather interfered with her skating.

Propaganda. In Vidette, Ark., half the voters had to wade knee-deep across a water-flooded highway bridge before they reached the polling place to vote on a state bond...

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