Miscellany, Jun. 4, 1956

Happy Ending. In Vancouver, B.C., arrested for attempted murder of his nephew, Gordon Everts told the cops: "I held him while my wife hit him with an ax. This is the first time she acted like a woman—not a mouse—when I asked her to do something."

A Good Name. In Eureka, Calif., arrested for forging six checks totaling $230 in the name of District Attorney Harold L. Hammond, currently running for Superior Court judge, Clifford Melton Kusta explained: "I saw the name on a poster and figured it was a name that no one could...