Comings & Goings: Jul. 9, 1928

Henry John Sinclair, oiler, came by the Mauretania. Oiler Sinclair, 21, is also 2nd Baron Pentland, grandson of the Marquess of Aberdeen, not to be confused with Oilman Harry Ford Sinclair. Like Oilman Sinclair, Oiler Sinclair avoids cricket. Unlike Oilman Sinclair, Oiler Sinclair enjoys crossing the Atlantic in the engine room of a liner. Observed Lord Pentland, democratically: "I found the crew ... a fine lot of men." After lavishing $3.95 upon Manhattan gayeties ($3.85 for a theatre ticket, 10¢ for subway fare), he returned on the Mauretania to Frognal End, Frognal Gardens,...

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