Sport: Don Before Deemster

Among the other diversions which the curious little Isle of Man otters tourists is an annual automobile race. There one evening last May famed British Sportsman Kaye Don, in preparation for the race, was speeding around a corner at something like a mile a minute when his car scraped a Manxman's sedan, jumped a hedge, landed upside down 75 yd. away. Don's mechanic, Francis Taylor, was killed. When Kaye Don hobbled out of the hospital last week, he hobbled straight into an ancient courtroom where Manx Deemsters are sworn to uphold justice "as...

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