Miscellany, Oct. 31, 1949

Matter of Accent. In Amarillo, Tex., radio station KGNC reported that William Lester Buzzard (rhymes with petard), who had escaped from the Potter County jail, paused in his flight long enough to complain by long distance that newscasters were mispronouncing his name.

Occupational Hazard. In Harrisburg, Pa., the state unemployment compensation board of review ruled that girls who resign because "the employer makes improper advances" are entitled to jobless pay.

Expert Witness. In Tacoma, Wash., on his way to the governor's conference on traffic safety, Motorist Ferd Schaaf was arrested for drunken driving.

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