Violation. In Columbia, Mo., a man who had struck his bespectacled wife was haled into court, fined $15 for breaking glass in the street.
Explanation. In Brooklyn, two holdup men tried to rob deaf Abraham Markowitz of $200. He shouted. They shouted. People began to gather. The bandits fled without the money.
Wild West. In Helena, Mont., onetime ripsnortin' mining town, police got a complaint that a boy was frightening horses with a cap pistol.
On the Nose. In Columbus, Ga., R. P. Peacock sat down to watch a ball game, declared to a companion: "I...