Miscellany, May 7, 1934


In our issue of Dec. 12, 1932, we published a news item to the effect that Thomas Taylor, 67, of Prescott, Ariz., retired superintendent of the United Verde Copper Co., before committing suicide, wrote a will leaving $150,000 to his wife and son, and $10,000 to his daughter, Lillian Taylor Briggs "to go to hell on."

The reference to Lillian Taylor Briggs was in error, which TIME greatly regrets. Her father did leave her $10,000 but without any injunction. His bequest to his wife was "enough of money to get her and daughter [a...

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