Medicine: Baby Fight Ended?

Chicago's able publicist and health commissioner, Dr. Arnold Henry Kegel, last week again assembled a pack of reporters and photographers, led them to the Charles Bamberger home, picked up Mr. & Mrs. Bamberger and their disputed child, drove to the William Watkins home. Commissioner Kegel was going to put a real end to the fight over the mixed babies of the two families (TIME, July 28, Aug. 4). Argumentative Mr. Watkins was not at home. But Mrs. Watkins was. She and the Bambergers now decided, with Commissioner Kegel's persuasion, that for over a...

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