People, Aug. 26, 1940

In New City, N. Y., poetasty Playwright Maxwell Anderson (What Price Glory?, Mary of Scotland, Winterset) won a prize for the local artists' colony by a bit of trenchant prose. His composition: "The increasing odor from the pig pen which is wafted constantly to the study in which I write . . . is so rank that unless corrected it will force me to abandon my home." The prize: a civic order limiting the number of pigs to 20 at any one time in any one place in the township. Mr. Anderson objected to a large, newly-built pen which housed 200...

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