THE CABINET: Seigneur and Chatelaine

When Ailsa, that was Mellon, sailed for Rome in company with young U. S. Vice Consul Bruce (TIME, June 7), the ménage of the Secretary of the Treasury was left without an official mistress. Social Washington has been speculating as to where Mr. Mellon would find another chatelaine. Last week correspondent Robert Barry, who gets about much, disclosed a story which he had picked up among the guests at the Mellon wedding:

There is a certain wealthy widow residing in Washington who had conceived that Mr. Mellon might not inappropriately marry her. Recently...

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!