Miscellany, Apr. 7, 1941

Late. In Madison, Wis., when Circuit Judge Robert S. Cowie arrived at work an hour late, he held himself in contempt of court, set a fine of $5.

1492. In Albany, Christopher Columbus, a waiter, failed to get into the Navy, but waited his turn in the draft. His order number: 1492.

Fugitive. In Cairo, Ga., Morris Jones, Negro, a fugitive from a New Jersey reformatory, asked to be kept in a Georgia jail rather than be returned.

Deferred. In New Britain, Conn., a man obtained draft deferment because his occupation was investigating applications for occupational deferment.

Doe. In Raleigh, N. C., authorities discovered that...

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