A sheriff handcuffs an escaped killer to him during a scuffle with his gun so that even though the killer shoots the sheriff, he won't be able to escape the desert before he dehydrates dragging the sheriff's body.
When a man forecloses on a farm he keeps the previous owners on as slave labor. He works the man's wife till she drops dead, so in revenge, he strangles the new owner and bakes him in the stove with an apple in his mouth like a pig.
A young man finds that whatever shape he molds from the clay of a witch's grave has power over that object, so he molds the clay into a figure of the Eiffel tower and destroys it as a test. When he hears on the radio that World War III has begun, he becomes disgusted with humanity and molds the clay into a sphere resembling Earth and hurls it against the wall.