Miscellany, Dec. 13, 1948

Benefactress. In Milwaukee, Mrs. Gertrude Minor was arrested for sponsoring teen-age drinking parties, protested that she only "wanted to keep the kids off the streets."

On Second Thought. In Akron, authorities at Peoples Hospital apologized, decided that, all things considered, they had better not charge a woman patient for the tonsillectomy which had been performed on her by mistake.

It's Like This ... In San Francisco, Charles A. Dixon, arrested for counterfeiting, explained to police that he had only "wanted to make enough money to go straight."

Imperialism. In London, the Colonial Office launched...

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