Miscellany, Nov. 1, 1948

After Due Warning. In Birmingham, England, William Bowson discovered that the falling board which hit him on the head and knocked the cigarette out of his mouth was a "No Smoking" sign.

Occupational Hazard. In Los Angeles, Lillie Elizabeth Simmons filed a claim against the city for $10,669, complained that she had broken her heel when she missed a 30-inch hurdle during a policewoman's test.

Clipped Sheep. In Wayland, N.Y., the Rev. Adelbert Schneider considered the thief who stole the church's lawnmower: "I hope . . . he will be bothered by conscience and return...

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