Medicine: Afflicted Man

Physicians and criminal defense attorneys scanned carefully last week the case of Edward B. Lyle, 21, Staten Island, N. Y., insurance broker, afflicted with sinus trouble, five abscessed teeth, infected tonsils, intestinal disorders and abnormal blood pressure.

Recently, Mr. Lyle, thus afflicted, was out riding with one William Weaver, who was demonstrating to him an automobile. Suddenly Mr. Weaver was prodded with a pistol by Mr. Lyle, who ordered him out of the car, and then drove swiftly away with it, leaving Demonstrator Weaver irate, helpless.

Police captured Mr. Lyle, and brought him before Magistrate William Croak of the Stapleton Police Court, Staten...

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