Miscellany, Feb. 11, 1952

Piper's Pay. In Manchester, England, Kenneth Simpson went to jail for three months for stealing a lead pipe in order to raise money to pay a month-old fine for stealing a lead pipe.

Parimutuel. In Mobile, Ala., a highway cop spotted two cars racing at 80 m.p.h., pinched Drivers Johnnie Gamble and Noble Hurry.

Moratorium. In Idana, Kans., a stranger stuck up Basil Rankin's law office, found no money, drove away after Rankin reminded him that the premises were no longer occupied by a bank.

Bureaucracy's Hand. In Utrecht, The Netherlands, Paul Verra got a $1.60 fine or a day in jail for living...

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