Miscellany, Nov. 28, 1955

Sealed Orders. In Manhattan, Edward Mulstay, 54, returned from an unplanned, 19-day trip to Europe, explained ruefully that he had left his hearing aid at home when he went to a bon-voyage party aboard the liner America, failed to hear the ail-ashore whistle blow.

Empathy. In Los Angeles, when complaints about property-tax hikes began to pour into the county tax-collector's office. Assistant Assessor R. E. Bouck nervously warned his staff not to further inflame taxpayers by displaying "undue hilarity" in corridors or public elevators.

Person to Person. In Chattanooga, Moonshiner Bob Renfro spotted sheriff's men closing in on his house, hurriedly poured his...

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