Miscellany, Aug. 13, 1951

Audience Participation. In Camden, N.J., ambulance attendants sped to the scene of a traffic accident, found the drivers unhurt, returned to the hospital with three women spectators who had fainted.

No Fueling? In High Point, N.C., thieves broke into a store, stole four cigarette lighters, next night slipped in again to get four packages of flints.

The Eyes Have It. In Chicago Professional Panhandler Thomas Murphy was arrested in the midst of his blind-beggar routine when a policeman asked: "Didn't I arrest you a few months ago?" and was assured by Murphy: "I never saw you before in my life."

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