CANADA: Just a Gamble

Seven "favorites" in a field of about 20 mothers who crossed the finishing line in the Toronto "Stork Derby" four months ago, sighed with relief last week to know that their baby racing had not been in vain. The Ontario Court of Appeals declared valid the $500,000 bequest of eccentric Charles Vance Millar for the Toronto mother bearing most children during the ten years ending October 31, 1936.

That point settled, the Court then decided that illegitimate children should not be counted. This was bad news for Mrs. Pauline Mae Clarke, five of whose nine children were born after she...

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