Intruder. In Kemalpasa, Turkey, surgeons removed from Arsan Tekkanat's stomach a foot-long snake that had slipped in as he slept with his mouth open.
Technology. In Ann Arbor, Mich., the city did a thorough job of resurfacing streets, later had to dispatch an expert with a mine detector to locate the manholes.
Checkmate. In Detroit, Vernon Dobson bought a car with a worthless check, sold it at a profit to cover the check with cash, discovered that he had been given a bum check himself.
H.C.L. In Woodbridge, N.J., drunken driver John J. Rone Jr. was: 1) fined $200; 2) assessed $20 to...