Miscellany, Jun. 14, 1954

No Confidence. In Jefferson City, Tenn., after failing to win the G.O.P. nomination for sheriff, Farmer Briscoe Holt advertised in the Jefferson County Standard: "I want to thank my 43 friends . . . for casting their votes for me, and to the rest . . . I warn you that I am now going armed with a sawed-off shotgun, because a man that has only 43 friends in a county as big as Jefferson is definitely in need of extra protection . . ."

Pedal Pusher. In Detroit, Edwin Arnold got a court...

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