Miscellany, Jul. 21, 1958

Crouton. In Philippe ville, Algeria, when a terrorist threw a bomb into a restaurant where 40 French soldiers were eating, it landed in one soldier's soup, where its fuse was extinguished.

With Relish. In Wilmington, Del., Ernest H. Carter was fined $550 for drunken driving after he pulled into a brightly illuminated suburban police station, tooted his horn, told a cop he was there for curb service, ordered coffee and a hamburger.

Jet Injun. In El Monte, Calif., Charles K. Lacouran complained to sheriff's deputies that the pilot of a private plane dived at him,...

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