Miscellany, Oct. 2, 1939


In Tulsa, Okla., two Negro youths contested police testimony that they had been swimming nude in a park. Their argument: it was nine-thirty of a moonless night, and besides they wore black trunks.


In Trenton, N. J., Emil Law was arrested for fighting with his employer, tried to get his brother to bail him out. At the same time Rufus Law, also arrested for fighting with his employer, was trying to get his brother Emil to bail him out.


Protesting a 30-day sentence for drunkenness in a San Francisco, Calif, court, Frank Owen waved a blueprint, shouted: "Look, judge, I've invented a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!