In Painswick, England, twelve boy bellringers, locked in a church tower with no food or drink, rang 17,687 changes (continuous, unrepcated harmony) on twelve bells in 11½ hr., claimed a record.
In New York, Matthew Richner, 11, confessed to having six times set fire to his school. Said he: "It will do no good to send me away, because I'll set fire to any place you send me. I like to see it burn and hear the engines."
In Chicago, Dudley Mee, drunk, missed his house, tried to enter the house...