Miscellany, may 7, 1956

Danse Macabre. In Prae, Thailand, arrested for the midnight stabbing of her dance partner, Wan Pen (Full Moon) explained wearily to the cops: "We had been dancing to every tune throughout the evening, and I was dead tired."

Trial Run. In Bad Axe, Mich., making his debut as the town's new police chief, Earl Rapson left the key in the force's only scout car when he walked across the street to chat with a friend, turned in time to see the car disappear around a corner.

School of Experience. In North Bergen, N.J., Hudson County Detective Dominick Meatto took three rookie cops for...

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