Miscellany: Sep. 11, 1939


In Grenoble, France, detectives visited a suburban villa, found everything portable had been stolen from it except a cellarful of rare vintage wines. They scoured the neighborhood for a teetotaler, found abstemious Giuseppe Alata, 17. He confessed.


In Kansas City, Mo., Father Francis Keenoy turned up unexpectedly, hoping to surprise Father Louis Keenoy, his twin brother. Ordained together, they had promised some day to teach in the same college. For twelve years, while Father Louis taught in Kansas City, Father Francis taught in Denver. Transferred at last, he found his brother with...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!