Miscellany, Jun. 29, 1959

Hot Tip. In Huntington, W. Va., Marlin Mitton quit the federal Internal Revenue Service after a bootlegger he was trying to arrest bit him on the end of the nose.

Signed. In Sacramento, Calif., a housewife, in a $50,000 suit against Dr. John C. Farrell, charged that he etched his initials on her while conducting skin tests.

Seedy Case. In Nogales, Ariz., with a juicy watermelon to take home, Police Sergeant Louis Rosas kept it from a fellow officer by carving the word "evidence" on it.

Draw a Blank. In East St. Louis, thieves broke...

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