Miscellany, Dec. 21, 1953

Workout. In Baltimore, charged with turning in three false alarms, Alvin Anay angrily explained: "I don't like to see firemen sitting around. If they don't get exercise, they get stale."

Clean Sweep. In Littleton, Colo., police nabbed Pest Exterminator Edward Meier after he answered a call from Store Owner Rudolph Lemcke, efficiently cleared the premises of all mice and cockroaches, plus $700 in cash.

Thorn of Plenty. In Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. John Henry called in private detectives to track down the people who were responsible for sending her three sweaters, two pairs of tailored levis, a $5 basket of gold chrysanthemums, a wedding...

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