Miscellany, Jun. 22, 1959


Low Down Payment. In Tulsa, Okla., because they needed the money, city officials swallowed their pride, cashed a taxpayer's check that read: "Pay to the order of the thieves of City Hall, $13.50 for water from a bunch of crooks."

Polished Gentleman. In Giugliano, Italy, Antonio Pollastro charged his two sons with kidnaping and abusive treatment after they dragged him outside his home, gave him an unrequested hot bath, shave and haircut.

Southern Exposure. In Tallahassee, Fla., the state legislature received a bill prohibiting misuse of the Confederate flag after Tennis Player Laura Lou...

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