Customs: Alabamy Unbound

Time was when any Hollywood name worthy of a headline always got her divorce in Nevada—preferably Reno. The divorce mills there were the fastest in the nation. A divorce-bound glamour puss had only to take up "residence" for six weeks at a guest ranch and gaming table. But in recent years, Nevada's divorce rate has fallen consistently. In fact, there has been such a drop in tabloid-fodder divorces that the New York Daily News has decided to close down its Reno bureau.

The fact is that for several years now, the easiest divorce terms in the nation are to be...

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