Miscellany, Sep. 20, 1948

Friendship. In Tokyo, Yasukichi Hashimoto learned that his house had been robbed while he was in jail for burglary, declared, "The only rat who would do such a thing is my friend Kikuchi"; investigation proved him right.

Tough All Over. In San Diego, plans were being made to patch up the grading and paving on Easy Street.

The Proper Spirit. In Battle Creek, Mich., Robert F. Ort, who admitted setting twelve fires in the Moose Lodge clubhouse, told police that putting them out helped develop "comradeship" among the members.

The Criminal Mind. In Oklahoma City, Clyde Merrill reported that the thief who stole his...

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