Miscellany, Oct. 29, 1956

Post-Mortem. In Portland, Ore., after he mailed a .22 cartridge to his estranged third wife as a hint that he was "all shot" because of their breakup, Lawrence Anthony Lindekugel was arrested when the shell went off in transit, blitzed a stamp-canceling machine.

Arms & the Men. In Phoenix, Ariz., jailed for beguiling 75 American Legionnaires while wearing only a G-string, Stripteuse Wanda Evans drew a second charge of carrying a concealed weapon when cops found a pistol in her purse.

Witness for the Prosecution. In Union City, N.J., after Apartment-House Superintendent Margaret Keenan testified that he used bad language during a squabble...

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