Transport: Guest Claims

One Saturday morning two years ago, a Packard roadster with the top down started from San Mateo, Calif, for a weekend trip to Aptos. At the car's wheel was its owner, big, blond Clifford Pierson ("Biff") Hoffman, a star Stanford foot baller ten years ago, now a San Francisco broker. Beside him sat his guest, pert, black-eyed Mrs. Audrey McCann. In the rumble were their spouses—John Mc Cann, of San Francisco's McCann Furniture Co. family, and Claire Hoffman, daughter of San Francisco's famed banker Amadeo Giannini.

Presently the big automobile reached Mountain View, was...

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