Miscellany, may 23, 1960

Hoodwinked. In Salisbury. Southern Rhodesia, midnight auto thieves, for fear of being heard starting the engine of a car they were stealing, cleverly pushed it a quarter-mile before they discovered that the engine had been removed for repair.

Shock Trouper. In London, upon plugging in his electric guitar. Rock-'n'-Roll Singer Keith Kelly moaned ''Oooh." got all shook up. finally passed out because his sweaty hands had caused a short circuit in the instrument.

Hot Prospects. In Bloomfield, Conn., fast-talking Real Estate Broker Thomas J. Larkin finished his spiel about the house, wrapped up the deal in the living room while firemen were extinguishing...

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