Miscellany, Oct. 9, 1950

You Can't Go Home Again. In Amarillo, Texas, onetime Trusty Robert C. Stewart, sent back to Potter County jail from West Virginia, explained why he had failed to come back in August 1949 when a jailer sent him out to get a morning paper: "He didn't tell me what kind of paper to get."

Face Value. In Mason County, Ky., William Bothman was arrested on the charge that he collected $90 for painting Edgar L. Preston's barn, but painted only the side facing Preston's home.

Grand Slam. In Cleveland, Prisoner Adam J. Taylor, awaiting sentence...

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