Miscellany, Aug. 14, 1950

With Interest. In Albuquerque, when an applicant was refused a $300 loan, he pulled out a pistol and robbed the Central Finance Co. of $378.

Home to Roost. In Milwaukee, an electrician treated his son and 39 other boys to chicken dinners in a restaurant, paid the bill with $20 in cash and the worthless $120 check the restaurateur had given him in 1948 in payment for some electrical work.

Private Lives. In Portland, Ore., the state liquor commission reported that most small-town Oregonians buy their liquor in other towns than their own, suggested possible explanations: the buyer does not want to be...

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