Miscellany, Dec. 15, 1952

Barred Comfort. In Spokane, Police Chief Clyde Phelps banned the use of tobacco and sleeping on bunks in the city jail between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., explained: "I believe the best way to keep men from spending the winter in jail is to make it less enjoyable."

Roving Correspondent. In Milwaukee, Mrs. Irene Matkey charged her husband with desertion, claimed that he not only abandoned her with five children, but kept sending her postcards from vacation resorts saying: "Having wonderful time. Wish you were here."

Playback. In West Hartford, Conn., self-styled Electronics Student John...

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