Miscellany, Nov. 7, 1955

A Place in the Sun. In Red Bank. N.J., the Chamber of Commerce protested a telephone-company decision to name the town's dial exchange "Shadyside.'' argued that the proposed name would have a "hick-town connotation."

Sales Force. In Los Angeles, the Phil Hall Buick Co. got a $20.93 bill from the traffic department after the elephant it rented as a promotion stunt tore the top off a parking meter, smashed it on the sidewalk.

Protective Coloring. In Tokyo, after a brief investigation, pol:ce felt that they had spotted the man behind a recent rash of wristwatch...

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