Miscellany, May 29, 1950

Personality Problem. In Albuquerque, recaptured after he had slipped out of state prison and chartered a plane to Tucumcari, N. Mex., State Prison Trusty William Alexander explained: "The warden hurt my feelings."

Sound Principle. In Philadelphia, accused of being too noisy, the Granoff School of Music put Sound Expert Daniel Greenfield on the stand to testify that he had measured the school's tootlings, found them "below the threshold of pain."

On the Meter. In Upton, England, the Rev. Sidney Clarence Jones warned that henceforth any bride who keeps her impatient groom waiting at the altar will be fined a shilling (14¢) a minute...

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