Miscellany, Dec. 26, 1955

A calendar of the triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1955:

Sentimental Journey. In Lewiston, Me., Engineer Frank E. Hollis. 75, retiring after 58 years of railroading with only one accident, set out on his final run to Rumford, collided with a car in Lewiston's outskirts, cracked into another at Dixfield, pulled wearily into the Rumford terminal four hours late.


Dowry. In Memphis, Lloyd T. Riddle, 30, went to court to break a $2,100 contract with the Arthur Murray Dance Studio, argued that he had married one of the studio's...

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