Miscellany, may 2, 1955

First Things First. In Tauranga. New Zealand, Postman James Duncan, 41, was fined $56 after post-office repairmen found under the floor boards 1,200 Christmas letters, which Duncan had hidden there when he realized that he had no time to deliver the mail and attend a Christmas Eve party as well.

Political Scents. In Brewton, Ala., the Brewton Standard polled its readers to find out whether they favored the proposed construction of a local paper mill, announced that 3,936 had voted "to smell," only eleven "not to smell."

Bygones. In Wethersfield, Conn., appearing before the State Pardons Board to plead for release from the...

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