Miscellany, Mar. 3, 1947

Road Hog. In Baekke, Denmark, a befuddled autoist honked impatiently behind an auto wrecker that hogged the road for 12½ miles, later protested angrily to the salvage company, learned to his chagrin that he was the drunk the wrecker had been towing home.

Spoilsport. In Raleigh, N.C., the state legislature pondered a bill that would prohibit the use of dynamite for entertainment purposes in fun-loving Bertie County.

Depreciation. In Washington, the U.S. Treasury solemnly announced that exactly $2,876,275 worth of two-dollar bills are in circulation. Airy official explanation of the fact that this number is indivisible by two: half of one of the...

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