Miscellany, Oct. 6, 1958

Hose Sorry Now? In Wells Ford, New Zealand, city officials discovered that a new, $160,000 fire station .had complete modern plumbing, no water supply.

Ars Brevis. In Memphis, College Student Mack Prichard was hired to teach Choctaw Indians at the nearby Chucalissa Indian Village how to make arrowheads.

Merry Nostrum. In Seattle, Lewis N. Rogers, arrested for drunk driving, testified that he had consumed two ounces of cough medicine but no liquor, lost the case on admission that the medicine was 42% alcohol.

Baby Fazed? In Toulouse, France, Louise Blanc, 105, arrived on her first airplane trip, said that her only concern was for...

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