Miscellany: Father

In Pittsburgh Lawrence Reed, 8, swore. Father John Reed seized a glowing poker, seared Lawrence Reed's lips.


In Spokane, Wash., Harper Joy, investment banker, for his summer vacation joined a circus as a clown.


Near Kolhapur, India, a snake dropped from a tree onto a ferryboat. The passengers rushed to the other side of the boat, which turned over, drowned 100.


In Cleveland two months ago, William Chase, 26, entered City Hospital as a psychopathic patient. Week ago, as he was about to be released as...

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!