Miscellany, Nov. 8, 1948

Job Security. In Philadelphia. Car Thief Arthur R. Schauer finally persuaded Judge George A. Welsh to double his six-month jail sentence so that he could qualify for a prison job and help support his family.

Guest Privileges. In Santa Rosa, Calif., ailing Dr. Robert S. Quinn consulted the doctors he had asked in to dinner, who concluded that he was in critical shape, rushed him to the hospital where they performed an appendectomy.

Best Friend. In London, Wally Farey, fined $4 for keeping a horse in his boardinghouse room, sadly explained: "I was lonely."

Throwback....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!