Miscellany, Oct. 7, 1957

Dehydration. In Pampa, Texas, D. F. Gilliam was tossed into jail for 90 days for trying to stuff his wife and daughter into an electric clothes dryer.

Gathering Speed. In Los Angeles, nabbed for driving 110 m.p.h. on the Hollywood Freeway. Gerald A. Bird, 22, indignantly fumed: "I was only doing 100."

Shuffled Along. In Tulsa, arrested for drunken driving just after he had finished a game of shuffleboard, Corby Adams was declared not drunk when the court learned that he had won the game.

Slipping Business. In Glasgow, burglars broke into a grocery of...

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