Miscellany, Jul. 4, 1949

Petty Cash. In Seattle, when Mrs. Enar Glad pointed out to an armed robber that there was only $5 in the office and therefore "it's hardly worth your time," he agreed and left her office.

Change of Pace. In Missoula, Mont., a student veteran advertised in the Montana State University newspaper: "For Sale: Excellent courting car . . . Owner now needs baby carriage . . ."

Sip. In San Antonio, a woman fined $25 for drunkenness indignantly denied the charge: all she had had, she averred, was a fifth of whisky and eight beers....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!