Miscellany, Dec. 22, 1941

Sanitation. In Flushing, L.I., Fred Roper was found guilty of violating the Sanitary Code by quartering two elephants in his garage.

Motorists. In Philadelphia, police caught up with a speeding car that looked empty. Slumped down behind the wheel was the driver, who said he was keeping his bearings by watching the trolley wires. In San Francisco a judge fined a motorist $5 for straddling a white traffic line. The motorist was the painter who had put the line there.

Service. In Salt Lake City, the city commissioners paid a firm of experts $2,500 to recommend improvements in the city government. The experts...