Miscellany, Jul. 24, 1950

Letter & Spirit. In Tampa, Fla., W. C. King, arrested for representing himself as an "FBI man," was fined $50 although he insisted in court that as an employee of Florida Builders, Inc., he is, in fact, an FBI man.

Efficiency Expert. In Washington, D.C., Hosea Savoy explained why he had burglarized the same store three times: "It was near my home and I didn't want to walk too far."

Last Word. In Oklahoma City, Ossie Love, arrested for assault and battery on his wife's complaint, asked the cops to let him drive his...

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