Miscellany, Oct. 10, 1955

Battle Cry. In Washington, D.C., James Sullivan was acquitted on an assault charge after testifying that Loren Meredith Jr. drove by his house, spotted him wearing Bermuda shorts, shouted: "Hey there, who's the sissy wearing his mother's panties!"

The Rivals. In Akron, Mrs. Evelyn L. Lower testified in divorce court that her husband thought more of his dogs than he did of her, claimed that he slept with three of the beasts at the foot of his bed complained: "When I asked him to buy groceries, he brought home a bag of dog food...

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