Unpreparedness. In Chicago, Grocer George Meister toted a pistol four years, then put it away as superfluous. Few minutes later he was robbed of $120.
Harvest. At Hutchinson, Kans., James Redd gloomed when Cow Creek flooded his farm, brightened when he harvested $200 worth of lost balls washed from a neighboring golf course.
Sneaks. In Palm City, Calif., two men stole a house.
Company. In Miami, Fla., from his jail cell, Joseph N. Smith saw a man breaking into a parked car, got him arrested.
Contented. At Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Staff Sergeant Peter Hardley Jr., a...