Letters, Jan. 22, 1940

Uproarious Davises

Sirs: The adjective which you used (TIME, Jan.

1) to describe our mother, Hilda Davis, wife

of the noted bandleader, our father, Meyer

Davis, has thrown our household into an


Couldn't you have said "blondish," "slimmish," or even "youngish"; but "fluttery,"


Because she believes everything she reads in TIME, she has been fluttering ever since. GARRY DAVIS EMERY DAVIS MEYER DAVIS, JR. MARJORIE DAVIS

Philadelphia, Pa.

— Let blondish, slimmish, youngish Hilda Davis flutter no more.—ED.

Admiral's Stars


In your obit of able Admiral Nicholson, under Milestones (TIME, Jan. 1) you say that he "was one of the two naval men in history to rise from the ranks to...

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