Miscellany, Sep. 14, 1953

Never Give Up. In Denver, suing a dance studio for $2,610, Mrs. Murrell Selby Collins, 52, charged breach of contract, testified that after 260 lessons an instructor had called her "a silly old fool who would never learn to dance."

The Unromantic Law. In Newport, England, defending a store accused of price-gouging, Lawyer B. J. Hayes failed to avert the court's £7 ($19.60) fine despite his plea: "The boy clerk and girl clerk . . . did not have their minds on their work. They were married a month later."

Overture. In Van Nuys, Calif., after a stranger in the municipal building told...

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