Miscellany, Aug. 31, 1953

Voice of Experience. In New Bern, N.C., applying for a marriage license, Alec Ogburn gave his age—111—and that of his bride-to-be—22—and told the wide-eyed clerk: "Don't laugh at me, lady . . . If I don't get along with her, I reckon I can get rid of her."

You Can't Win. In Astoria, Ore., Robert Hjorten and George Sullivan spotted a cop about to tag their cars for over-parking, sprinted across the street to put nickels in the parking meters and thus avoid 50¢ parking fines, were fined $1 each for jaywalking.

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