Miscellany, Jul. 26, 1948

Carried Away. At Brooklyn's Coney Island, Fisherman William Lapicki heaved a manful cast off Steeplechase Pier, followed his rod & reel into the Atlantic.

Proper Names. In Thermal, Calif., the temperature hit 110° on the same day that it was 98° in Boiling Springs, N.C. and 59° in Cool, Calif.

Give & Take. In Paris, Tex., Safe Robber W. H. Driggers explained to police what he'd done with $83 from his last haul: the cutting torch had damaged the bills, so he mailed them to the Treasury Department for new ones.

Catch-as-Catch-Can. In Newport, R.I., the historic Old Colony House clock stopped when the...