Miscellany, Nov. 16, 1953

Space Patrol. In Detroit, suing for divorce, Mrs. Sylvia Skolski charged that her husband Thomas had become "obsessed with the idea that space ships will land on earth. He reads pulp magazines and comic books for hours, excluding me from his company ..."

The Test. In Baton Rouge, asked why he had rowed some 2,000 miles down the Mississippi from Minnesota in an open skiff, Jeweler Matthew M. Bakula, 72, told reporters: "I wanted to show my family I was no sissy."

Deadly Weapon. In Johannesburg, South Africa, police hunted the four men who took $26 from a gas station cash register while...

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