Miscellany, Feb. 17, 1958

Junketeer. In Lille, France, Abel Pauchet, 36, a part-time scrap-metal collector, was held by police for cutting a 15-ft. section out of the Lille-Tourcoing telephone cable.

Free-Wheeling. In Dixon, Ill., Roger McKean, 19, complained to police that someone stole his car's hubcaps while he was in Lee County jail sitting out a $50 fine—for stealing hubcaps.

Natural Order. In Rochester, Leon Cohen, 38, was struck by a hit-and-run driver, climbed into his car, chased the assailant through traffic for 30 minutes, helped a policeman catch the offender, climbed into an ambulance, lay down for the trip to the hospital.

Loaded Words. In Salem, Ore.,...

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