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Paul Coates and Matt Weinstock, Jan. 28, 1961

January 28, 2011 |  1:45 pm

  Jan. 27, 1961, Comics  

Jan. 28, 1961: Matt Weinstock’s daughter Jane graduates from Paul Revere Junior High. After the ball was over one weary father said to another: "We got them this far but I don't know if they'll make it the rest of the way." He is so right, Weinstock says.  … and Cab Calloway is emcee for the Harlem Globetrotters!

Paul Coates writes about the problem of charging the mentally ill as criminals and refers to the case of Thomas L. Graeff, who refers to himself as Jesus Christ II.

DEAR ABBY: For a 23-year-old college graduate I guess I'm pretty stupid, but here's my situation. Last year I met a very attractive man of 29. He told me from the start he'd been keeping company for several years with a woman a little older than himself and he had no intention of severing their relationship. From all appearances their "relationship" included everything but the marriage license. I have fallen head over heels in love with him and…

  Jan. 28, 1961, Mirror Cover  

  Jan. 28, 1961, Matt Weinstock  

  Jan. 28, 1961, Coates, Abby