Leadership

FALSE ALARMS

Issue 12 and Volume 87.

FALSE ALARMS HANDICAPS Through the Fire Chief, the city brought action against a motorist who collided with apparatus on the way to a fire. There were the usual number of witnesses for such a case, but the one on the stand was endowed with native bluntness. After a number of interruptions in his testimony he appealed to the judge: “Your honor, I don’t know what to do.” “Why, how’s that.” “Your honor, I swore to tell the truth, but every time I try, some lawyer objects.” Pins are funny articles. They are pointed in one direction and headed in another. TOO BUSY The county court was crowded by those anxious to hear the assault suit. The village Chief had had words with a bystander who was hindering his men in their work. Finally blows were exchanged. A witness on the stand explained the blows in great detail to the Court…

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