National Affairs: In Court

Peter Dombkiewicz stood in the prisoner's box of a Buffalo court. Within arm's reach of the box stood David Glickstein, jeweler, who accused the defendant of stealing $9,000 of his merchandise. Suddenly Prisoner Dombkiewicz flipped out a surgeon's scalpel, leaned out of his box, slit the Glickstein throat. Said he vengefully: "That's how I treat squealers." On the bench Judge Alonzo G. Hinkley was outraged. Glickstein, not seriously injured, had his throat bandaged at a hospital, returned to court in time to hear the Buffalo jury say: "Guilty."


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