Thorny Romance. In Cincinnati, seeking a divorce, Geraldine Ann Goerl admitted that her husband had once given her a bouquet of roses but pointed out that he had tried to shove it down her throat.
Meter Beater. In Montgomery, Ala., Ernest Brooks explained to the judge, "I was looking for a parking place," after being hauled in for sideswiping 24 cars in a 30-block area.
Temperance Fugit. In Temperance, Mich., citizens will vote in November on allowing the sale of hard liquor by the glass.
Four-Letter Bird. In Brooklyn, Sam Maiorana, haled into court on a charge of disorderly conduct for the "vile and...