MISCELLANY: Miscellany, Jan. 5, 1953

Shakedown. In Baltimore, a bandit attempted to rob Grocery Clerk Dorothy Jones, but his hand trembled so nervously that his gun came apart in his hand, its single bullet dropped to the floor, and he bolted out the door.

Kissing Kin. In Wausau, Wis., Farmer Walter Brandt got his marriage annulled after telling the judge he had discovered that the man who had been living in his house for the past six years was not his wife's "brother" but her first husband.

Tight Budget. In Milwaukee, when police arrested Anton Lagozny for drunkenness and asked how he had accumulated a bank balance...

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