'A Certain Infection' in 'Borax King' Divorce Trial
February 10, 2010 | 4:00 am
“Ain’t It a Grand and Glorious Feelin’?” by Clare Briggs.
|Feb. 10, 1920: More revelations in the divorce trial of “Borax King” Thomas Thorkildsen. Notice how daintily The Times treats this issue: "…the woman was the donor and the man the recipient of a certain infection. Mrs. Thorkildsen claims the reverse is true, that the man was the donor."|