Miscellany, Mar. 5, 1956

Died in Committee. In Inverness, Fla., the Citrus County Chronicle carried a notice: "An announcement by J. Wallace Cooper: I said I would be a candidate for council. My wife said I wouldn't be. So ends my thoughts on seeking a place on the city council."

End of the Affair. In Fresno, Calif., Paul Samuel Haney was sentenced to a year in prison for forging checks on his wife's bank account so that he could buy wedding and engagement rings for his girl friend.

Dim Viewer. In Milwaukee, Robert W. Sump was fined $100 for reckless driving, despite his explanation to the cops...