Miscellany, Sep. 26, 1949

Millennium. In Newark, the Erie Railroad, petitioning the Public Service Commission for an increase in fares, promised to modernize 144 commuter coaches so that windows could be opened "even by one lady."

Man About the House. In Yonkers, N.Y., police were looking for the thief who removed a pane of glass from Joseph J. Albaum's house, thoroughly rifled the place and carefully reputtied the glass when he left.

Best Friend. In Los Angeles, Mrs. Joyce Brainard won her divorce after testifying that when her husband came home at night he kissed the dog before he...

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