In Jamaica, N. Y., one Lawrence Grenbaum got drunk, crawled out on a roof, slipped, grabbed the edge of the roof with his hands and chin. There he hung until he died. Policemen found his body several hours later, still hanging from the roof, suspended by his stiff fingers.
In Dallas, Tex., Vincent Kerens, bond broker, received $1,900,000 last week because he, "of his own free will and desire, has passed five consecutive years of sobriety and good behaviour." These terms had been laid down by the will of his father, diplomat, railroader,...