Miscellany, Jul. 6, 1953

Family Portrait. In Saskatoon, Sask., the Star-Phoenix carried this want ad: "Carpenter who smokes, drinks, and spits on the floor, 2 children . . . who write on walls and chop up floors, wife no better, desires to rent a house . . ."

Double Role. In Los Angeles, visiting city court. Patrolman Paul B. Le Page spotted a familiar face, collared Juror Garrison Harris, whose own trial for grand theft was scheduled for the following week.

Man of Experience. In Richmond, police finally caught up with Escaped Convict Jack Ronald Curtis, learned that he had become a private detective, been assigned to...

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