Miscellany, May 17, 1937

Conservationist

In Manhattan, arrested while hacking at a fire hydrant with an ax. James Boyle explained in court: "I found the ax on my way home from a tavern and just couldn't resist the impulse to chop something down. I used to be in the Civilian Conservation Corps."

Knockout

In Neenah, Wis., several stitches were required to close Thomas Henry's scalp after his 18-month-old son Donald had knocked him out with a meat hammer.

Murder

In Lyons, France, police arrested 15 moppets, all less than 10 years old. who had stoned Paul Gignoux, 8. to...

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