Miscellany, Jan. 1, 1951

A calendar of triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1950.

January. In Leavenworth, Kans., a nightclub offered free wrecker service to its motorist patrons.

March.* In Bloomington, Ind., where Indiana University's Chemistry Professor E. E. Campaigne had just announced discovery of a new antihistamine drug to fight the common cold, the professor, his wife and two children came down with colds.

April. In Montgomery, Ala., Marion D. Perry, kept awake by his neighbor's dogs, was fined $10 for sitting on his porch at night, howling back.

May. In Rome, after sleuths of the Gendarmeria took to dressing themselves as American tourists, they...

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