Miscellany: Hobo

In Goldendale, Wash., Brakeman Ed Barnard invited a hobo riding atop his freight train to join him in his warm caboose. "No thanks," replied the hobo. "I've got my radio rigged up here. It won't work inside."


In Granite City, Ill., a Baptist preacher declined to accept a 127-10-121 no-confidence vote from his flock. Grounds: many of his supporters were absent hunting.


In Eureka, Calif., Rudy Reidel paid $3.65 for a turkey, took it home, extracted a $4.86 gold nugget from its crop.


In Aiken, S. C., a draft board considered the case...

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