Miscellany, Aug. 10, 1959

Flash. In Victoria, B.C., a 13-year-old boy reported to radio station CDKA that his family barn burned down, won $2 for the best news tip of the day, later confessed that he started the fire.

Give & Take. In Salt Lake City, when she returned to her parked car, Joann Nordgren found her purse missing and a prim note: "It is unwise to leave a purse in an unlocked automobile."

Balanced Budget. In Bingol, Turkey, after he brought back a young beauty to marry his son but found that the son had meanwhile married another, Suleyman Mahci decided not to waste the dowry...

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