Foreign News: Indifferent Herringbone

Manxmen mind their deemsters. Obsolete except on Great Britain's minute Isle of Man, deemsters are medieval judges-of-all-work. They hear actions and criminal cases of every sort, preside over Manx Grand Juries. Proudly last week Manxmen gathered to hear the outlandish swearing-in of Deemster Stevenson More. Deemster More, great and most respected antique of the Manx Bench, has been in retirement for ten years. Emerging last week, he was installed as sole deemster of one-half the Isle of Man. Richly and roundly he swore upon Holy Bible this mouth-filling Manx oath: "By...

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