At Stateville, Illinois, State Penitentiary, Warden Frank C. Whipp refused convicts' demand for umbrellas when it rained.
In Dallas, Tex., police picked up a shaggy-haired young man they found on the street late at night, dressed only in long cotton underdrawers. At headquarters he explained: "I'm Heckter. I hail from up yonder by Weldon, Ark. One night maw was reading to me out of a book and she come across a sign that said somethin' about how you can learn to be a great singer from a teacher in Dallas. Maw made me...