Miscellany, Feb. 10, 1947

Provocation. In New Albany, Ind., Mrs. Goldie Sutton testified that her late husband had 1) thrown her over a cliff, breaking her collarbone, 2) trod on her neck, 3) doused her with kerosene and set her afire, 4) slashed at her throat with a razor, 5) menaced her with hot grease, 6) shoved her out a window, 7) singed her hair with a shotgun blast. The jury thereupon acquitted her of first-degree murder.

Erin Go Bragh! In Cape Town, South Africa, when postwar radio-telephone service to Eire was resumed, nostalgic Don O'Reilly, 51 years away from the Emerald Isle, put in a...

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