Miscellany, Jan. 2, 1956

The Happy Time. In Knoxville, Tenn., Criminal Court Judge J. Fred Bibb refused to hear any more criminal cases during the holiday season, explained: "Jurors are full of the Christmas spirit, and are inclined to be lenient."

Intelligence About Intelligence. In Montreal, picked up after he had committed 59 offenses, Charles A. McNaughton was described in the police report as "a brilliant intellectual who releases pent-up emotions by slashing white-wall tires with a sharp scissors."

The Marrying Kind. In Singapore, charged with attempted suicide, Fong Kum Mok tearfully told the court that he tried to slash his throat after reflecting on his marital...

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