Authority. In San Antonio, a survey of the water-supply problem was prepared by Engineer Frank Drought.
Defense. In Chicago, Julius Goss pointed out to police that it was illogical to accuse him of setting a church afire, since for 48 years he had made his living robbing poor boxes.
Dead End. In San Diego, James Grumpier rode to the end of a streetcar line, robbed the motorman, escaped, was caught when he boarded the same car to return to town.
Timely Offering. In Washington, the Commerce Department celebrated the advent of the R months by...