At Manchester, Iowa, one Charles Rann, a newspaperman, stood on a street corner. Hard by, a water-main burst, deluging Rann's trousers, driving him home in confusion. Rann brought suit for $10,000 damages against the City of Manchester, the Bryant Paving Co., and others. Said he: "I was publicly humiliated."
At White Plains, N. Y., one Dorothy Milliken MacNab sought to separate herself
from John Dunsmure McNab, her husband. Mrs. MacNab said she stuck to Mr. MacNab even when he struck her, called her "Tough Mag," "Tough Liz." When he called her "Shanty Irish," she pawned...