Miscellany, Apr. 9, 1945

Rite of Spring. In Hillsdale, Mich., a citizen was refused his eighth marriage license in eight years, even after he confided to the county clerk that he had never been divorced, celebrated a private anniversary by getting remarried to his wife every spring.

No Dice. In Roseville, Calif., a city-operated recreation center for children folded after four months because a nearby poolroom had absorbed all the juvenile customers.

It's a Gael. In Seattle, Judge John Neergaard suspended sentence on all Irish drunks appearing before him as an aftermath of St. Patrick's Day, for good...

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