Miscellany, Apr. 5, 1948

Torch of Learning. In Matthews, Ind., High-School Teacher Hobart Black was fired for waking up somnolent students by giving them the hotfoot.

Friend of the People. In Wichita, city commissioners scheduled seven new fund-raising drives, suppressed a move by Commissioner L. A. Donnell to proclaim a "Leave Us Alone Week."

The Cure. In Sydney, Australia, Dorothy Murphy, suing Leopold Lord for breach of promise, was awarded $1,500 damages when she testified that she had hiccupped for six months after he jilted her.

Policeman's Lot. In Lebanon, Ind., Patrolman Alva Lundy turned in his badge, bitterly...

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