Miscellany, Sep. 28, 1959

Public Offering. In Detroit, when imaginative investment dealers B. C. Morton & Co. entered a car in the state fair parade covered with a hundred $1 bills, with a driver whose hat was decorated with $1 bills, a mob closed in, stripped both car and driver.

Total Recall. In Sinoia, Southern Rhodesia, C. T. R. Williams wrote to a debt-collecting firm that had offered a reward for news of his whereabouts, gave his present address, claimed the reward, got paid.

Obvious Descent. In Senatobia, Miss., about to go off to his first year of college, Only Child Jim Aiken, 18, consoled his parents...

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