The Press: The Mysterious West

Wayne Harbour, 51, is a butter & egg man in Bedford, Iowa, who has a peculiar hobby: being skeptical about Ripley's "Believe It Or Not" cartoons. Since 1943, when he doubted a Ripley item about a radish growing out of a carrot, Harbour has sent out 5,600 checking letters near &. far, received 2,200 replies, only a few of which disputed the cartoon.-

But Skeptic Harbour went right on checking Ripley items for himself, last month wrote "the mayor of Delhi" to ask about an Indian dancing girl described as the "Human Top." Supposedly she could whirl continuously for 24 hours without...

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