Miscellany, Jun. 8, 1942

Blitz. Near Elbow Lake, Minn., a bolt of lightning tore through the roof of a schoolhouse, sent a splinter through a globe of the world. The splinter neatly removed Japan, left the rest of the globe intact.

Courts. In White Plains, N.Y., a divorce court judge declared a mistrial after learning that the foreman of the jury had dated the woman defendant the night before. In Queens, L.I., a woman member of a jury that had just convicted a man & wife of petty larceny gave the couple $5 as a present. In Southport, N.C., among the names drawn for possible jury...

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