Age of Enlightenment. In Phoenix, Ariz., Assistant Fire Chief E. J. Mclndoo turned in a succinct report: "Cause of fireman searching for gas leak with a match. He found it."
Natural Berth. In Trenton, N.J., the state senate referred a bill concerning maternity hospitals to the labor committee.
For Whom the Bells Toll. In Bilston, Staffordshire, England, after years of awarding prayer books to confirmation candidates, St. Leonard's Church decided to switch to alarm clocks.
Derailed. In Casper. Wyo., a master of ceremonies at a state trucking association meeting was roundly booed when he asked members to join him in a rollicking chorus...