Miscellany, Jun. 15, 1959

Career Man. In Taipei, Formosa, the China Post reported speculation as to why Dr. Shen Chang-huan had been appointed Ambassador to Spain: "Because the last two words of his name sound like Don Juan; because he knows how to dance the tango; because he was born in the year of the Bull."

Rule of Thumb. In Niles, Mich., two teen-agers arrested for stealing a car explained to the municipal court judge that they borrowed it because hitchhiking is against the law.

Ham. In Exeter, England, while Mrs. Diana Suthrell was waiting to receive a blue ribbon at an agricultural show, her...

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