Miscellany, Sep. 7, 1953

The Price. In Lower Hutt, New Zealand, faced with a manpower shortage at her Saturday-night party, a 19-year-old girl telephoned the local fire house, was told that the firemen were on duty and could not come, turned in a fire alarm, got her men and a $14 fine.

On the Wing. In Kansas City, Kans., while Claire Heffron was changing a flat tire, his spare rolled out of his hands into the path of an oncoming motorist who skidded to a stop, snared Heffron's tire, sped away.

Romantic Mission. In Santa Rosa, Calif., after police found a spring-blade knife, a machete, a .38...

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