Miscellany, Jan. 4, 1960

Down the Draught. In Rutland, Vt., the post office received a letter addressed to "Santa Claus'' and signed by "Cindy" with the message: "I'll leave you a glass of ginger ale, and if you're still thirsty I could leave you two quarts of beer. Remember, my house is the one with the beer."

Keyed Up. In Richmond. B.C., learning that a church was to be built near her mink farm. Mrs. Anna Sierpina hotly objected on the grounds that "unfamiliar noises" like hymn singing might cause her mink to devour their young.

Exposed. In Wuppertal, Germany, police are looking for a passer-by...