The Press: God & Baby

For years Chicago's hollow-eyed lively Attorney Mary Belle Spencer has been a stock figure in that city's news. During the Hauptmann trial, she circularized the Hunterdon County, N. J. venire rolls with a long fantasy to prove the alien carpenter innocent. During the Century of Progress, she tried to have Fan Dancer Sally Rand jailed for indecency. Same year Attorney Spencer was herself haled into court to explain why she had never sent her two daughters to school. Daughters Victoria, now 14, and Mary Belle II, 16, their mother then explained, had been...

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