Heirloom? In Detroit, Fred Whiting, charged with carrying a concealed weapon, explained: "That blackjack really isn't mine, your honor. It belongs to my mother."
Friend Missing. In San Bernardino, Calif., C. W. Bumgardner, advertising for his lost dog, said that she carried her own leash, growled at strangers, was good with children, and would "fetch slippers, coffee, pipe and TV log on request."
Never Too Late. In Angola, La., 35 inmates of the state penitentiary signed up for Dale Carnegie courses on how to win friends and influence people.
Hot Prospect. In Fuquay-Varina, N.C.,...