Miscellany, Mar. 7, 1960

Relieving Tension. In East Germany, one brand of pills to combat tapeworm includes a note in each package: "It's no use to worry about your health unless at the same time you work to assure world peace."

Happy Returns. In Hamilton, Ont., George Hammer was convicted of forging checks totaling $790 by copying the signatures from Christmas cards friends had sent him.

Anchors Aweigh. In Washington, a U.S. Navy pamphlet titled Executive Future: Officer Candidate School in the Navy comments: "Aircraft carriers are the back bone of a naval task force. They are slower than planes, but, of course, faster than fixed land...

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