Miscellany, Apr. 21, 1958

Visiting Fireman. In Middleton, England, a psychiatrist advised a father—concerned because he had caught his twelve-year-old son smoking in bed—to put an ashtray on the boy's bedside table.

Wig Latin. In Minneapolis, Municipal Judge Dana Nicholson proposed that Minnesota's lower courts be put on a circuit basis, offered the slogan "Gavelo donatus, circumire paratus" and provided his own translation: "Have gavel, will travel."

Limited. In Bethlehem, Pa., a freight train blocked a street crossing for half an hour, annoyed motorists until they tinkered with a coupling so that the train finally pulled away minus...

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