Miscellany, may 11, 1953

Air Attack. In Philadelphia, firemen blamed the burning of Mrs. Hattie Cur ry's house on a bird that tried to use a lighted cigarette to build its nest.

Welcome Home. In Brisbane, Aus tralia, a court ruled that William Marsden was justified in thrashing his nine-year-old son Ian Charles with a stick after the boy announced his father's return from work by shouting: "Here comes Old Baldy!"

Gratitude. Near Hopland, Calif., Mo torist Jewett Daniels obligingly gave a push to a stalled car, was accused of shov-ng "too hard" by its three occupants, who stoned him, stabbed him, tossed him over a bank,...

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