Ex Cathedra. In Wimbledon, England, the Rev. W. A. Gibson noted that there were fewer buttons in the collection plate than there used to be, but came to a bitter conclusion: it was not morality that had increased, but the price of buttons.
Great Expectations. In Cleveland, Edward Girard complained in divorce court that every time he forgot to kiss his wife in the morning she fined him $80.
Foreigner. In Brussels, Coal Miner Celestin Jadot's pension was cut because he hadn't worked long enough in Belgium a shaft in which he had worked ten years extended into France.
Rush Season, in Mexico City,...