Miscellany, Nov. 30, 1953

The Moral. In Limoges, France, after telling the court that his drunkenness had been encouraged by wine advertisements on matchboxes, Leon Seigneurin, 49, was nevertheless fined and jailed, and told by the judge: "Next time, get a lighter."

Literal Translation. In Ukiah, Calif., after telling police that she had "swallowed poison," Geraldine King was rushed to the hospital, where doctors gave her an emetic before she confessed that all she had done was drink 16 Martinis.

Grounds. In Milwaukee, John Hoffman, 72, filing for divorce, charged that his wife Theresa 1) told him not to "hang around" the house, 2) remarked that she...

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