Miscellany, Jun. 18, 1956

Stoppered. In Rio de Janeiro, arrested for practicing medicine without a license, Window Washer Alves de Sousa explained: "I stole so many drugs from hospitals where I worked that I was compelled to open a medical office in order to sell them to my patients before they spoiled."

Point of Honor. In Tucson, Ariz., police looked for the man who hopped into Walter Prideaux's Chevrolet, robbed him of a gold wedding band, a $50 watch, $2 in cash, promised to leave the car at a specified parking space, explained before he drove off: "I'm no car thief!"

Road Hog. In Bielefeld, Germany, Motorist...

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