Miscellany, Mar. 10, 1952

Numbers Racket. In Bruges, Belgium, the three Leenknect brothers were jailed for hatching a lottery with the drawing slated for April 31.

Margin for Error. In Tulsa, Castella Smith, a 28-year-old bachelor girl getting state aid to support her five children by five different fathers, explained to an assistant county attorney: "Just human nature."

Hide Out. In The Pas, Man., Noreen Gareau missed out on competing for the honor of being queen of a trappers' festival because she was laid up with an allergy to fur.

Rut. In El Paso, Plumber Bruce Steele, 72, got...

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