National Affairs: The Guilty Student

In Manhattan, some of the harsher facts of life finally caught up with 23-year-old Playboy Minot F. Jelke. Flexing his jaw muscles nervously, "Mickey" Jelke, pudgy heir to an oleomargarine fortune, last week heard a blue-ribbon jury pronounce him guilty of enticing 19-year-old Model Pat Ward into a life of high-priced prostitution, and of attempting to duplicate this success with onetime Hatcheck Girl Marguerite Cordova.

Jelke's trial had provided a Roman holiday of rare proportions for New York's tabloids. Though newsmen were barred from the court during the two weeks in which the prosecution presented its case, they had little difficulty in...

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