Miscellany, Oct. 15, 1951

Segregation. In Palmyra, Neb., Grocer A. H. Weatherhogger printed "Democrat" on one of the benches in front of his store, "Republican" on the other.

Follow-Up. In Chicago, after Edward Steinberg received a $235 check from an insurance company to cover the loss of goods stolen from his shop, someone robbed him of the check.

All's Fair. In Los Angeles, after LaVon Petee refused to kiss her fiance, Harry Bateson, she charged that he was ruining her business by forbidding the students in his horticultural school to enter her restaurant.

Purist. In Beaminster. England, Peter Tunstall was fined $5.60 for "malicious damage" after he uprooted...

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