Holiday. In Tenafly, N.J., Harold Williams, a daily commuter to New York City, won third prize in a booksellers' contest: a trip to New York City.
This Way In. In Ipswich, England, Peter Sheppard, who complained at being put out of prison in midwinter without a coat, was sent back to jail the same day for stealing one.
There's the Rub. In Arlington, Va., Summerfield McCarteney, 60, told police that a woman had stopped him to ask directions to Falls Church, offered to cure his limp by massaging his back, taken $265 from his wallet.
Blow-Prone. In Birmingham, Caretaker Clifton Truss, who in eight...