Science: Radium

Mrs. Josie Bishop is a small, bright, sun-browned widow with four grown children. Twenty years ago she moved to California's Mojave Desert from New Mexico, arriving with "a can of beans, a loaf of bread but no butter." She owns a patch of mining territory 27 miles north of Mojave, near wild, scenic Red Rock Canyon. Her claim to this land was recently in litigation, was cleared a few weeks ago after the case reached the California Supreme Court. Last week it looked as though Mrs. Bishop's troubles were over. Newsstories from...

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