Miscellany, Dec. 31, 1951

A calendar of the triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1951.

JANUARY—Fare Enough. In Chicago, Hudson Dealer Jim Moran, who advertised that he would pay any prospective customer's transportation to his showroom, got a taker, shelled out $708 for a plane ticket from Sydney, Australia.

FEBRUARY—Don't Move. In Rangoon, Burma, Fisherman Gaung Shai, after being stranded for 15 months on a desert isle in the Indian Ocean, reported that when a boat finally came to his rescue, its crew bemoaned the state of the world, advised him to stay stranded.


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