October 31, 2009 | 2:00 am
A cheese elephant from “The Terrors of the Tiny Tads” by Gustave Verbeck/Verbeek.
A five-passenger Cadillac is stolen – police say it’s a prank.
|Oct. 31, 1909: Three motorcyclists are charged with going almost 30 mph, in violation of the city ordinance … The proprietor of the Optic Theater is charged with letting people stand in the aisles … Four deputy district attorneys move out of crowded offices at the Central Police Station … And a husband is sentenced to 50 days’ for having “encouraged his wife to lead a dishonorable life for the pecuniary gains it would bring for him.”|