Piper's Pay. In Manchester, England, Kenneth Simpson went to jail for three months for stealing a lead pipe in order to raise money to pay a month-old fine for stealing a lead pipe.
Parimutuel. In Mobile, Ala., a highway cop spotted two cars racing at 80 m.p.h., pinched Drivers Johnnie Gamble and Noble Hurry.
Moratorium. In Idana, Kans., a stranger stuck up Basil Rankin's law office, found no money, drove away after Rankin reminded him that the premises were no longer occupied by a bank.
Bureaucracy's Hand. In Utrecht, The Netherlands, Paul Verra got a $1.60 fine or a day in jail for living...