Miscellany, Jan. 8, 1951

Young in Heart. In Muskegon, Mich., Mrs. Ada Vader, 63, was arrested for knocking a policeman's cap off with a snowball.

Tools of the Trade. In Toronto, Kenneth Coughlin, charged with "carrying an offensive weapon," was dismissed after he explained to the court that he needed his brass knuckles for self-defense in his job as a rent collector.

The Way of a Maid. In Oklahoma City, Audrey Lee Williams told the assistant county attorney she did not want to press the assault-with-intent-to-kill charges she had lodged against Oscar Junior Johnson because "as soon as he gets out of jail, I'm going to...

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