Let Them Eat Cake. In Bernalillo, N.Mex., blaming county officials for denying him funds and local grocers for refusing him credit, Sheriff Dick Montoya announced that he had no food to feed his prisoners, released all five inmates of the Sandoval County jail.
Sneak Preview. In St. Louis, a movie theater advertised an "action-packed" double feature: Hellfire and Brimstone.
Gratitude. In Tucson, Ariz., provided with shelter, warm food, and a new coat by the Salvation Army, Charles Demitus, 35, got a new start in life by robbing the Army's local headquarters and cashing $53 in forged Salvation Army checks.
Power of the Press. In...