Miscellany, Sep. 25, 1950

Out of Hand. In Toronto, at the Canadian National Exhibition, a thief stole wax hands from two dummies in the "Crime Does Not Pay" exhibit.

. . . And No Takers. In North East, Pa., Mrs. Alice K. Montgomery tried again in the "For Rent" column of the North East Breeze: "68 calls for the apt. I advertised last week but still for rent. No children over 6 mos. No dogs. No drinkers. No cigarette smokers."

Reveille. In Union, S.C., the county draft board got a note from a registrant: "This is to let you know that I am married and have...

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