Miscellany, Jan. 9, 1950

Rut. In Merced, Calif., Muriel Thames was charged with forging five checks so that she could raise money to pay off the $65.89 check she had forged last summer.

Professional Pride. In Miami, Mrs. Marian Smith Steeves, home economics instructor at the University of Miami, charged in a divorce suit that her husband complained about her cooking. In Miami, William Forster, onetime New York policeman, sued for divorce on the ground that his wife "intimidated" him.

Light Finger. In Lyndhurst, N.J., perplexed officials were industriously looking for the thief who made off with every one of the colored bulbs on the 18-ft. community...

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