Miscellany, may 9, 1955

Housemaid's Spree. In Paterson, N.J., found lying in her bedroom closet after four days' search, Housemaid Dorothy Cureton, 27, explained to her startled employers that she was merely recovering from the effects of drinking a fifth and several pints of whisky plus two pints of rubbing alcohol, one pint of witch hazel.

Limited Liability. In North Sacramento, Calif., Judge J. Louis Missall acquitted Adolph John Machold of a charge of throwing a banana peel out of a car, commented: "Of all the things which are thrown out on the highway, a banana peel is...

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