Miscellany, Aug. 29, 1949

Supply & Demand. In El Paso, Raymond R. Campana, arrested for having subversive pamphlets in his possession, groused to police: "Nobody wants to buy them in this capitalistic town."

Traffic Problem. In Salt Lake City, after this year's 15th escape from the State Prison Farm, somebody planted a sign on the adjacent highway: "Drive Slow, Prisoners Escaping."

Trunks Extra? In Washington, the ICC recommended that the ferry line between Weehawken, N.J. and Manhattan help meet higher operating costs by increasing the fare for uncrated elephants from $1.40 to $2.80.

Slow Burn. In Westerly, R.I., Mrs. Carrie M. Crandall wrote to the city clerk of...

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