People, Oct. 9, 1939

In Brooklyn, N. Y., Claude Joseph ("Brad") Bradley, cement salesman whose friends recently celebrated his approaching death with a bang-up party (TIME, July 31), still had cancer of the spine, still lived, although Mayo Clinic physicians gave him only a few weeks in May. Said Salesman Bradley, hearty, slightly more hale and still selling plenty of cement: "The old docs tell me I'm getting along swell. For a dead man I'm doing all right."

Out of business as a rooming house was the late Mme Katherine Branchard's "house of genius" in Manhattan's Greenwich Village....

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