Miscellany, Apr. 12, 1954

Taboo. In Kyoto, Japan, Yukitoki Yakigawa, president of Kyoto University, summed up in a speech to the graduating class: "My final warning to you is ... never touch a drink paid for by others. All the scandals in the world of politics today have their cause in the despicable habit of swallowing free drinks."

Stake-Out. In Philadelphia, Police Captain Clarence Ferguson watched Lightweight Boxer Al Pennell suffer a technical knockout in a semifinal bout, waited for Pennell in the dressing room, arrested him on a robbery charge.

The List. In Thurmont, Md., burglars broke into Gordon P. Gaver's snake farm, made off with...

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