Last Laugh. In Olivette, Mo., Garage Owner Walter Broeker was defeated for re-election to the town's board of trustees, promptly hiked rent for the town's fire truck from $80 a month to $250.
On the Fairway. In Sacramento, William V. Vineyard decided to swear off golf after he was 1) hit in the midriff by a drive during a morning round, 2) knocked out by another that afternoon.
Waiting. In Edmonton, Alberta, a jobhunter advertised in the Edmonton Journal: "Back East they say, 'Go West, young man.' Well, I'm here. Now what?"
Near Miss. In...