Miscellany, Jan. 10, 1955

Martyr. In San Francisco, Mailman Charles W. O'Brien, 62, charged with tearing up third-class "junk" mail (merely addressed to "occupant" or "boxholder") and then throwing it down a sewer, was let off with only a year's probation by Federal Judge Louis E. Goodman, who remarked: "Maybe he was performing a public service."

Induction. In Milwaukee, sheriff's deputies investigating a burglary at Brynwood Country Club noted a child's sled missing, followed the runner tracks for five miles, finally found Claude W. Harmon, 33, doggedly trudging along pulling a sledload of three cocktail tables, two end...

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