Miscellany, Oct. 25, 1948

Extenuation. In Detroit, Victim John Zissi asked the judge to be lenient with the two holdup men charged with robbing him, because they had been "very polite."

True Colors. In Chicago, police explained how they had caught James E. Glore impersonating a sailor: he was wearing two-toned sport shoes.

Fast Friends. In Pasadena, Calif., when Robert Dwyer and Robert Chapman rushed happily to greet each other after a long parting, Dwyer broke his leg, Chapman cracked his" skull.

Convalescence. In Sydney, Australia, police were looking for the victim of a motorcycle accident who stole the ambulance that was taking him to the hospital.

Cheez It!...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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