Letters, Apr. 13, 1931

Scout Watson & Others


It was with interest that I learned of San Francisco's generosity toward Boy Scout Thomas Watson, relative of President Hoover (TIME, March 16).

I am more deeply interested in learning whether any other people were hurt and if so, were they recompensed with equal generosity.


Los Angeles, Calif.

Four suits still pend after the tunnel streetcar crash. Helen Sheehy asks $40,000. Jean Sheehy asks $5,500. Irene Roylance asks $6,500; Mrs. Margaret McCabe $50,000. Scout Watson was paid $21,500 in an out-of-court settlement; 36 others have also settled out of...

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