Miscellany, Apr. 2, 1951

Point of View. In Pittsfield, Mass., after deep study, cops discovered why a motorist's license plates—611.969—did not correspond with the number on his registration papers—696.119: the plates had been screwed on upside down.

Protective Custody. In Terre Haute Ind., Patrolman Earl Oealmear got an emergency telephone call from one Fred Wilson, who reported: "I've had six beers in three hours. I'm afraid I'm going to beat my wife. Come and arrest me."

Interim Appointment. In Seattle an advertisement in the Times offered a "good opportunity for an inefficient stenographer to work until we can secure an efficient one."

Birds of Peace. In Kufstein, Austria...

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