Miscellany, Dec. 12, 1949

Jackpot. In Falls City, Neb., the judge fined Irvin J. Hunker $35 for stealing a slot machine, then fined Andy Helbert $1,000 for owning it.

Deadly Weapon. In London, Daniel Raven was convicted of beating his father-in-law to death with the butt end of a television aerial.

Fallibility. In Port Jervis, N.Y., the repair man called in to fix the cigarette machine at police headquarters found it jammed by ten phony coins. In Powell, Wyo., Patrolman Warren Schrofel, after lecturing to 400 high-school students on traffic problems, paid a $2 fine for parking near a...

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