Miscellany, Sep. 17, 1956

Reactionary. In Saigon, after he broke through the roof and kidnaped two girls from the government school for re-education of ex-prostitutes, turned them loose, Nguyen Van Thuan explained to police: "I don't want my girl friends re-educated. I like them as they are."

The Champ. In Cucamonga, Calif., after neighbors complained that the peace was being disturbed, a constable found 77-year-old Mrs. Sarah E. Shaffstall practicing to defend her Los Angeles County Fair hog-calling championship.

Fire Control. In Petersburg, Va., daily target practice was ordered by Police Chief W. E. Traylor after two detectives, hidden in an often-robbed restaurant, watched two gunmen escape...

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