Miscellany, Jun. 10, 1957

Infernal Triangle. In Mexicali, Mexico, police jailed Pedro Maldona de Valdez after he stole a pair of trousers from a dry cleaners and gave them to a friend —who took them immediately to the cleaners to be pressed.

The Cure. In Ann Arbor, Mich., Mrs. Lucy Wireman, 30, denying that she tried to kill her husband, who was hospitalized with a severe case of arsenic poisoning, admitted to police that she had been spiking his beer with rat poison for four years but only "to cure him of the drinking habit."

Fighting Retreat. In Forward...

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