Miscellany, Jan. 7, 1957

Death Duty. In Washington, D.C.. Gunman John A. Kendrick testified that he was offered $2,500 to murder Michael Lee, declined the job because "when I got done paying taxes out of that, what would I have left?"

Set a Thief . . . In Yashiro, Japan, the internal-revenue office warned tax delinquents to pay up or have their salaries attached, published a list of outstanding welchers, included the names of ten tax collectors.

Sweet Smell of Success. In Olympia, Wash., wrung out after an all-night vigil at a maternity hospital, proud father John Arends bent to...

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