Miscellany, Feb. 7, 1949

The Eighth Commandment. In Long Beach, Calif., Librarian Theodora Brewitt announced with relief that 1948 had been an unusual year: no one had stolen a Bible from the city library.

Higher Learning. In Olympia, Wash., St. Martin's College devoted its regular weekly science seminar to a new subject: "The mathematical analysis of a crap game."

Extenuation. In St. Louis, Postman Fred Knussman pleaded guilty to destruction of mail, but pleaded that he burned letters only when his arthritis was bothering him.

Moderation. In Quito, Ecuador, Bersabe Cachago refused to press charges against her...

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