Household Goods. In Milwaukee, a for-sale ad in the Journal read: "Washer; wringer; new encyclopedia; shotgun; wedding dress."
Hot Temper. In Aix-en-Provence, France, Joseph Bertrand, 46, angered when his house was awarded to his wife in a divorce suit, burned it down.
Guidance System. In Wrangell, Alaska, the Sentinel reported that "Libby Desmond was fined $10 for not walking a straight line down Front Street."
Odd Man Out. In Youngstown, Ohio, the Vindicator carried a help-wanted ad: "WANTED, 5 boys to sing in quartet. Must be willing to sing."
Emergency. In Indianapolis, a boy walked...