Miscellany: Youngest

At Briggs Corner, N. B., Woodie Knox, 20, and Freda Myer, 11, were refused by several ministers before they found the Rev. R. Crandall, Baptist, who married them, making Freda "the youngest white bride on record."

In Detroit

In Detroit, one Edward Cochran, 23, hotel manager, married his employer, Mrs. Mary A. Mayginnis, 69, making "a record age discrepancy for the Detroit marriage license bureau."


Throughout the world, the Roman Catholic Church is conducting an anti-immodesty drive (TIME, July 28, Aug. 4, RELIGION). First casualty: a Spanish priest.

At Gerona, in Catalonia,...

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