Nominal Speed. In Decatur, Ill., two women drivers who collided at an intersection told police they were in a hurry, gave their names as Ellen Rush and Loena Quick.
Headstrong. In Painesville, Ohio, William Marut, after wondering for weeks what had hit his head New Year's Eve, finally got around to showing the bump to a doctor, who found a .22 slug embedded in his scalp.
Trade Winds. In Depoe Bay, Ore., two motorists, one northbound, the other southbound on U.S. Highway 101, were blocked by a snowslide, exchanged cars and drove on.