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Recruit Rosie (Ret.)

Pnina Rosenblum, one of Israel’s top models, looks almost as good in an army uniform as she does in a bikini. In fact, since “Rosie” was inducted seven months ago, her commanding officers have found her appearance so disconcerting that recently they decided to let her go. “It was because I was too sexy,” says the 36-24-36 blond. The army has a different story. “She was released.” sniffed a spokesman, “because of her failure to integrate in the army and her demonstrated lack of interest in adjusting.”

Evers indicted

A bravely smiling Charles Evers—mayor of Fayette, Miss. and brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers—met newsmen after being indicted by a federal grand jury for income tax evasion. Although Evers, 51, says he is innocent, the government claims he owes $50,000 in back taxes.

No to Nathaniel

Because of her position on abortion (she believes in freedom of choice), priests at Immaculate Conception Church in Marlboro, Mass. have denied Mrs. Carol Morreale’s request that they baptize her 3-month-old son Nathaniel. They won’t perform the sacrament until she changes her stand. She refuses, and several sympathetic Catholic priests, including a Canadian, have volunteered to perform the ceremony.

Fluid drive

The swift waters of the Rhone spilling around his car, this motorist comes by his anxious look legitimately. Having survived a 25-foot fall after driving off the road near Brig, Switzerland, he and his wife were in serious danger of being washed away by the current. Fortunately the couple elected to stay in the relative safety of their car, and several minutes later a Swiss helicopter arrived and plucked them to safety.

Poor net game

On and off the tennis court, former Florida Secretary of State Richard Stone likes to project the image of a winner. Perhaps that’s why Stone, a Democratic primary candidate for U.S. Senate, decided to take a carefree leap over the net after victory in a recent campaign tennis match. But Stone was more adept at getting the ball over the net than himself. After a disastrous four-point landing, Stone managed a brave smile—despite a gash over his eye and a broken arm.