Miscellany, may 31, 1954

Home Run. In Atmore, Ala., a baseball game between Atmore State Prison and Kilby Prison ended abruptly in the fourth inning, when prison guards took their eyes off the game long enough to discover that 19 convicts had cut their way to escape through a steel-mesh fence.

Shorn. In Doylestown, Pa., Charles Messantonio was sentenced to a year in jail for stealing and cashing checks after his attorney pleaded in court: "His family always considered him a black sheep, and that's the name he's lived up to."

Handy Reference. In Milwaukee, police wondered how burglars...

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