Miscellany, Jan. 24, 1944

Man at Work. In Philadelphia, John Craig Huff, super-buster of traffic laws, was ordered by a judge to sell his car within a week or face 81 days in jail. His record: 81 busts in 20 weeks.

Family Entrance. In Kansas City, labor shortages were nothing in the life of Nightclub Manager Bill Petersen, who had two daughters as waitresses, his wife as hostess, his ex-wife as hat-check girl, and his father as doorman.

Government Business. In Portland, Ore., OPA Official W. H. McCarger's application for a house was rejected by WHA on the ground that his job was not essential.


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