Miscellany, Jul. 3, 1950

The Bite. In Eastbourne, England, police warned the public against a pickpocket who squirts toothpaste on his victims' clothing, then niches their wallets while helping them wipe it off.

Clue. In Knoxville, Tenn., police tracked down the prankster who had phoned in two false alarms, both times giving his right name.

Par. In Louisville, Ky., a traffic judge considered a policeman's testimony that Mrs. Katherine Mae Sahner had been "very talkative" when arrested for reckless driving, dismissed the drunken-driving charge against her with the comment: "Many women are talkative."

All in the Family. In New Haven, Conn., Mae Kelleher, injured in an automobile accident...

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