Miscellany, Jan. 6, 1947

A calendar of triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1946:

Hit the Ceiling (Jan.). In Tokyo, ricksha boys and pedestrians sprinted their damnedest to comply with U.S. 35-m.p.h. speed-limit signs.

Geronimo! (Feb.). In Port Chester, N.Y., pajama-clad ex-Paratrooper Thomas Thomas bailed out of his second-floor bedroom, landed unhurt, explained: "I could swear I heard the sergeant yell 'Jump!'':

Put Up or Climb Out (March). In Vancouver, Mrs. W. Davis complained to police that a man who had slept in her bathtub for several nights would neither leave nor pay rent.

Rebuttal (April)....

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