Miscellany, Jul. 31, 1950

Best Friend. In New Haven County, Conn., Ensign Stanley W. Henderson bailed out of a faltering Navy plane, landed unhurt in a tree, climbed down and was bitten in both legs by a waiting dog.

Personal Finance. In Omaha, Judge Perry Wheeler performed a marriage ceremony, collected his $1 fee (which the groom borrowed from the bride), then lent the young couple, at the groom's request, 25¢ for bus fare.

The Open Hand. In Columbus, Ohio, J. Edward Dunnebacke told the court why he had given a waitress a worthless $10 check as a tip: "I wanted to do something nice for her."


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