In Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Christian Sells Jaeger, historian of the Columbus Genealogical Society, trailing the Sells family back through the ages in genealogical libraries in Chicago, Washington and New York, solemnly announced that she had tracked it down to Adam. Her course (going backward): Rhode Island's Roger Williams, Britain's Plantagenets, 21 generations of Scottish kings, 19 centuries of Irish kings, Egypt's Pharaoh Nectonidus; Judah's Zedekiah, Israel's David, Enos, Seth and thus (4,000 B.C.) Adam.
In Manhattan, an unidentified 18-month-old boy in a pink zipper suit turned up in a Woolworth 5-&-10¢ store, talking his own private language, grabbing merchandise indiscriminately. Because...