NEW YORK: He Called Me a Guinea

The Kierans are an active family. John writes sports for the New York Times, and knows all once a week on radio's Information Please; Leo writes aviation for the Times; Larry works in the Manhattan Surrogate's office; Helen Kieran Reilly writes detective stories. And there is James M. Kieran, moody, outspoken, firm in his leftish ways, who until last week was Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's press secretary at $5,400 per year.

Last week hot-tempered Mayor LaGuardia announced that he had fired hot-tempered Jim Kieran. "He called me a guinea* -----------," said the Little

Flower. "What else could...

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