Foreign News: The Horsy Set

Major Patrick Pole-Carew, 33, late of His Majesty's Irish Guards, came home one night in January 1946 and found his wife, Sonia, 30, in bed with her riding master, Thomas Chisman, 44. "I did not waken them," Pole-Carew said last week, "but went to my own bed and had a good night's sleep."

He sued Sonia for divorce. The justice in the case, the Hon. Sir Hubert Wallington, saw no cause to doubt the Major's testimony that Sonia and Chisman had been in bed together. But, on Sonia's testimony that there had been no...

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