Letters, Sep. 11, 1939

Baruch's Biceps

Sirs: Friday evening I read TIME'S characterization, "aging, ailing Financier Bernard Mannes Baruch" [TIME, Aug. 21]. Saturday afternoon I met Mr. Baruch in the park of Saratoga Spa (where he has been for the past three weeks), gay over his physicians' discharge of him as completely cured of the mastoiditis that attacked him four months ago, looking fitter than I have ever seen him in all the years I have known him, declaring that he "felt, and was, better" than he had been in ten years. He flexed his arm, and...

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