Miscellany, Jul. 10, 1950

Rare Air. In Choisy-le-Roi, France, Maurice Fonctionnaz, charged with stealing a horse, explained to the court that he had only done it to help his whooping cough and asthma: "On a horse I'm a little higher than usual, and that lets me breathe."

Wolf's Clothing. In Milwaukee, Arthur M. Sells, voted "Second Biggest Wolf" by his Princeton class ('50), sheepishly revealed that he was already married.

Blind Alley. In Memphis, Mrs. Mildred E. Jennings, seeking a second divorce from Floyd T. Jennings, declared that she had remarried him in 1949 "solely for the purpose of preventing him from annoying" her.

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