Foreign News: Chief Justice Mistaken

The Lord Chief Justice of _ England, Baron Hewart, heard last week in London the appeal of one Chung Yi-miao, a Chinese law student whom a lower English court had sentenced to hang for murdering his Chinese wife, also a young student.

Murderer Chung pleaded his own appeal before the Lord Chief Justice. When judgment was about to be pronounced, Chung Yi-miao leaned forward and cupped his hand behind his ear, in order not to miss a word.

Imposing in great wig and majestic robes, Baron Hewart said: "It is impossible to say that there is not ample evidence to find that...