Death Takes a Holiday. At Fairview Cemetery, N.J., all burials were suspended pending settlement of a gravediggers' strike.
Throw Out the Lifeline. In Schenectady, N.Y., a jury awarded Elizabeth Holmes $10,000 for injuries received when she fell into the First Baptist Church's empty baptismal tank.
Trafalgar Traveler. In Chatham, England, sentries at ancient St. Mary's Naval Barracks asked that the midnight watch be doubled, complained of being bothered nightly by a one-legged mariner of Lord Nelson's era.
Where to Go. In Clinton, Tenn., burglars broke their way into the town jail, stole two slot machines,...