Miscellany, Aug. 9, 1954

Dilettante. In San Francisco, accused of stealing a Rubens portrait worth an estimated $40,000 to $100,000, Lloyd Galloway, 26, told police he took it to "make a few bucks to tide me over. I know people like art."

Hooked. In Campbellton, N.B., after the town council asked the Mounties to crack down on illegal fishing in the reservoir, they shortly nabbed Campbellton's Police Committee Chairman Leonard Day.

Upstaged. In New London, Conn., Walter Mamonis explained to doctors that after he had caught a shark in Long Island Sound, beached it, hung it on a...

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