Miscellany, Nov. 14, 1955

Night of the Hunter. In Le Havre, France, facing a damage suit, Pastry Cook Jean Duchemin explained that he is nearsighted, thus potted a traveling circus' baby giraffe because it looked to him like a rabbit.

Mileage Change. In Nagoya, Japan, arrested for snatching a woman's purse at a race track, Policeman Umeichi Fujita explained: "I needed the money for carfare to get back to my beat."

Consumer Relations. In Houston, sentenced to a ten-year jail term for robbing the same laundry four times, Burglar Robert L. Manley said in court: "I had a grudge against that laundry, judge. I went there...

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