Miscellany, Aug. 30, 1954

The Slip. In Atlantic City, N.J., Mrs. Mary Clark, 39, pleading guilty to a charge of drunkenness, explained that she followed her dentist's advice and gargled with whisky to deaden the pain, "but some must have spilled down my throat."

Darkened Doorstep. In Miami, Mrs. Lois Brown turned husband Albert in to the police for burglary, explained that he had repeatedly ignored her rule against bringing his stolen loot into their home.

Fish Story. In La Porte, Ind., Louise Cooper, 48, complained to police that she had been abandoned at Clear Lake by her husband and brother after a fishing trip on which...

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