Miscellany, Jan. 19, 1959

Figure 9. Near St. Catharines, Ont., wearing only boots and skates, 44 members of a nudist colony went skating.

99.44 Proof. In Fairforest, S.C., Hoyle Ridings was caught sitting naked in a tubful of whisky that was gurgling down the drain, told the cops he knew nothing about any liquor, was only taking a bath.

Pubtrahend. In London, police asked a motorist to subtract seven from 100, booked him for drunken driving when he said: "135."

Drainbow. In Cranbrook, B.C., Roy E. Webb went to find out why his toilet tank would not fill with...

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