Education: Smart Spencers

Dr. Richard Spencer, the defendant, was represented in Chicago Criminal Court last week by his portrait and his wife. "I know the defendant," chattered white-haired Attorney Mary Belle Spencer. "I have been married to him all my life. It seems a lifetime anyway. He didn't come to court because he has no use for courts. . . ."

After handing the jury a portrait of her shrinking husband in army uniform, Mrs. Spencer got down to the business of explaining why their two daughters, Mary Belle Jr., 16, and Victoria, 14, had never...

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