Miscellany, Feb. 22, 1960

Crusty. Near Olive Branch, Miss., hanging helplessly from the top of an oak tree after parachuting out of a disabled Air Force plane, Airman Third Class Maxwell S. Prothro pleaded with a staring farm wife to bring rescuers, was told: "I'm busy. I'm cooking bread."

Clip Joint. In Florence, Italy, tired of finding hairs in his soup, Pasquale Martoni sheared his wife's flowing tresses to scalp level, protested when haled to court for assault: "It was only a matter of hygiene."

Decline & Fall. In Upton, Dorset County, England, dismayed by the shoddy condition...

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