Miscellany, Jul. 18, 1955

Called Loan. In Merced, Calif., Burton Idas Dunahoo, 42, rented a screw driver for $1 at a service station, was caught using it to pry open the money box on a soft-drink machine, angrily demanded his money back as police hustled him off to jail.

Con Game. In Salt Lake City. Brigham Krause complained to the embarrassed County Commission that the 700-by-50-ft. piece of tax-delinquent property he had bought for $100 turned out to be a section of a county roadway.

The Hard Sell. In Waco, Texas, less than two weeks after the Clifton-Simpson,...

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