In Manhattan, when his wife had him judged incompetent because of senile dementia, it was revealed that Pietro A. Ierardi, bootblack concessionaire in Grand Central Terminal, had amassed $176,500 in 50 years.
In The Bronx, N. Y., the tires of 200-odd automobiles were slashed and punctured one night, apparently with icepicks. Police went looking for garage racketeers.
In Chambersburg, Pa. two Pittsburgh businessmen headed for Chicago ardently discussed the Depression, discovered they had traveled east instead of west from Pittsburgh, were 312 mi. off their road.
In Manhattan, Magistrate Brandt in Tombs Court suspended sentence...