Miscellany, Nov. 7, 1949

Inside Job. In Newport, Ky., after 45 members of the police department had voted on a trustee for their pension fund, Chief George Gugel called the whole election off: the ballot box contained 51 ballots.

After the Fact. In Rio de Janeiro, Butcher Manoel Silveira Merinho, arrested for selling his customers second-grade meat at first-grade prices, was released when the station-house cat ate the evidence.

Well-Groomed. In Detroit, Motorist A. Warren Hostetler was charged with reckless driving when police caught him steering with his knees, using his hands to comb his hair.

Now Hear This ... In Columbia, S.C., longtime Navy Cook L. W....

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