Miscellany, Dec. 7, 1959

English Bull. In Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, while welcoming delegates to the annual conference of Britain's Law Society, the deputy mayor announced that the mayor was out of town, explained: "If he were here, I am sure he would be the first to apologize for his absence."

Diminishing Returns. In Pittsburgh, John James, 19, was arrested for stealing one car, stealing a second to push the first when it broke down, then siphoning gas from a third after the second ran out of gas.

Icy Response. In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Frank Erickson was fined $300 after...

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