Miscellany, Sep. 16, 1957

Over Time. In Baltimore, Penitentiary Warden Vernon L. Pepersack suspended a prison guard who went on duty in his wall sentry booth carrying an alarm clock.

Hand Laundry. In Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Catherine Moore complained to police that a thief who had swiped newly washed clothes from her clothesline had stolen a new batch, left the first lot soiled.

Vanity Fare. In Toronto, when Ruth Pyburn, 29, was rescued from Lake Ontario, where she had fallen from an excursion boat and had floated unseen for an hour, she collapsed after begging her rescuers not to let others "see my hair like this."

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