Miscellany, Jun. 20, 1960

Power of Positive Thinking. In Jacksonville, several hours after the Riverside Chevrolet Co. launched a sales campaign with the advertisement, "Look for It! Something Big Is Going to Happen!", its showroom ceiling collapsed on six new cars.

Man Trap. In London, a classified advertisement in the Times announced: "Reasonably domesticated young lady of good education sought for very easy housekeeping and secretarial job, mid-Wales; salary: one gentleman."

Scout's Honor. In Milwaukee, after receiving complaints of nondelivery from office colleagues to whom he had sold 48 boxes of Girl Scout cookies, Richard Polcyn checked with his daughter. Naomi, 12, was told: "Oh, I forgot...

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