Foreign News: Mrs. Belmont's Miss Guinan

Blatant, big-hearted Mary Louise Cecilia ("Texas") Guinan and her blonde gang of greenback gatherers, well beloved in Manhattan, approached France on the French Liner Paris last week. Abruptly they were "barred from French soil," first kept aboard the Paris at Havre, then herded into a detention house half full of Polish immigrants and "legally outside of France." The Ministry of Interior, citing unemployment among French night club artistes, refused to admit competitive La Guinan et sa gang.*

Fortnight ago, Manhattan's willowy, socialite Mrs. Morgan Belmont headed "through...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!