Money Counts. In Los Angeles, 70-year-old Sanger E. French, married 50 years, finally got a divorce, explained that he would have done it 25 years before, but "it wasn't expedient from the standpoint of finance."

Trap-Clap. In Albany, the State Conservation Department awarded the State's animal-trapping championship to one Albert Fox.

At Home Abroad. Somewhere in the South Pacific, Medical Corps Major Robert Rosenthal spied a Jap knapsack, opened it, found a picture of his sister. It had been taken from a 1925 copy of the New Haven Register.

Rarity. In Fort Worth, the only item reported missing after a three-day Army showing...

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