Miscellany, Jun. 27, 1949

Zatrzymac. In Stamford, England, Jan Rogowski, accused of dangerous driving, explained to the court: "I saw the 'Halt' sign, but by the time I had translated the word into my own language [zatrzymac, Polish for halt], I was in the middle of the crossroad and had a collision."

Inventory. In Cleveland, Roy Kosabook, who had been thrice captured in burglary attempts and had served an 18-month reformatory sentence, grumbled to police who nabbed him the fourth time: "I just don't have it."

Off the Beam. In Omaha, John Staskiewicz, suing Ak-Sar-Ben race-track officials, charged that the beam of light from the electric camera...

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