Miscellany, Nov. 27, 1950

Virtue's Reward. In Van Nuys, Calif., Irving Levin returned from the police station, where he had gone to turn in $90 somebody lost, found his car ticketed for illegal parking.

Tired Thumb. In Central Falls, R.I., a young woman explained why she had turned in a false alarm: she was on a country road, with no prospect of getting a lift home, figured the fire department would give her a ride.

Shadow & Substance. In Passaic, N.J., Joseph Gardella, arrested for drunken driving, explained that he had been repairing a tavern refrigerator, attributed his condition to fumes from the methyl chloride used as...

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