Miscellany, Nov. 9, 1942

Old Institution Vindicated. In Minneapolis, Mrs. Robert I. Birch got her husband acquitted on a charge of driving past a stop sign by telling the judge she always drove from the back seat and would certainly never let him do such a thing.

Homo Frustratus. In Denver, Cyclist Francis Sargent, nipped by a dog, fired his revolver, slightly wounding the dog and his own ankle, was arrested for cruelty to animals, given a suspended fine, stripped of his commission as volunteer officer of the State Bureau of Child and Animal Protection. In Los Lunas, N.M., a prisoner made a jailbreak, leaped to...

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