Miscellany, Dec. 1, 1958

Unredeemed. In Fresno, Calif., a gunman tried to rob Sam's Fairway Grocery wearing a sheet of trading stamps over his face with stamps ripped out to make eye holes.

Ruse in the Night. In Seattle, when a ringing telephone roused Darwin Barker, and a shadowy figure at the foot of his bed said, "Go answer the phone," Darwin hurried off obediently to see who was calling, went back to his bedroom to discover that his trousers, his wallet and the intruder were gone.

Infantry. In Bonn, West Germany, when Ulrich Draeger received notice from the draft board to report for examination, his father...

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