Miscellany, Jan. 30, 1956

Life with Father. In Toledo, nervously sitting on the edge of his wife's hospital bed awaiting the birth of their first child, 200-lb. Policeman Melvin Breitner fainted and fell off the bed, broke his ankle, gashed a nine-stitch wound in his head.

Wishful Drinking. In Nowata, Okla., Robert B. Hill was held for trial on a drunk-driving charge despite his protest that the liquor was administered after the accident by a stranger who found him pinned beneath his car, poured whisky down his throat to ease his suffering.

Point of Honor. In Sacramento, after police picked him up as a Peeping-Tom suspect on...

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