Nation: The Week That Is

Despite war, smog and calamity, Americans have a chance this week to find relief from gloom. For one thing, it is National Smile Week, with Actors Raymond Bailey and Irene Ryan of The Beverly Hillbillies as king and queen. It is also National Beauty Queen Week, "to call local and national attention to the promotion of beauty queens and their value to the economy"—though the cause took a small set back last week when 18-year-old Robyn Louise Rawers, monarch of Redwood City, Calif., was arrested for stealing clothes and cash from a sports shop. Best of all, Tuesday is Lizzie Borden...

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