Miscellany, Jul. 20, 1953

Eat, Drink & Be Merry. In Savannah, when Mrs. Annie L. Horski sued the local Coca-Cola bottling company for $20,000 after allegedly finding a cockroach in one of its bottles, Defense Counsel Alex Lawrence told the jury that the insect could cause her no harm, to prove his point took a cockroach from his pocket, ate half of it, won his case.

Perfect Timing. In Port Huron, Mich., less than an hour after Building Inspector Roy Monroe inspected and condemned a city-owned warehouse, it collapsed.

Men of Good Will. In Pawhuska, Okla., firemen who had raced 28 miles from Bartlesville to help fight...

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