Miscellany, Mar. 29, 1948

Tenth Commandment. In Little Rock, Ark., Collector of Internal Revenue Horace E. Thompson straightened out the case of a bachelor who had been claiming his neighbor's wife & children as tax exemptions.

Corpus Delicti. In Sydney, Australia, police charged Andrew See with assault, declared they had found the evidence in his raincoat pocket: his father-in-law's left ear.

Table of Contents. In Simcoe, Ont., police arrested Anthony Spellay as a vagrant, searched him, found in his pockets : 4 flashlights, 4 screwdrivers, 10 teaspoons, 5 pkgs. of tobacco, 4 Ibs. of cooked ham, 1 bag...

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