Miscellany, Jan. 4, 1954

Dark Victory. In Pullman, Wash., in the last minutes of a basketball game with Washington State College, Gonzaga University's Star Jerry Wells lost his way, drove down the court, put the ball in his own team's basket, thus won the game for Washington, 62-60.

One for the Road. In Wellington, New Zealand, Postwoman Nora Guise, 35, was fined £36 ($100.80) after she admitted that she had tippled on her rounds, carried the day's mail home, burned 20 letters, let the remaining 600 lie around the house.

Private Eye. In Monterey Park, Calif., jilted by his...