Miscellany, Jun. 28, 1954

Advanced Step. In Dublin, after breaking a dance-course contract, Bartender Brendan Green testified that Teacher Joy Russell-Smith had augmented her instruction with hugs and squeezes and given "the impression she was getting an affection for me," was nevertheless told by the court to pay Joy £30 ($84) damages.

Guest. In Braintree, Mass., police stepped up the search for the parents of lost, three-year-old William Kellaway, after a two-hour sojourn at the station house during which William 1) dumped files, 2) decommissioned the Teletype.

3) disrupted the telephone system.

4) beaned a lieutenant with a...

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