People: Love at Newport

Jacob L. ("Jakie") Webb, ex-sailor, kept the Vanderbilt family in the love news by declaring he was about to elope with Vivian Stokes, Newport's current glamor girl. Twenty-three-year-old Jakie, briefly married two years ago, is the wandering great-great-grandson of the late Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the family fortune. Vivian, not quite 18, is scheduled to make a splashy Newport debut next week. Jakie turned up there after a three-month absence, declaring he had: joined Canada's Black Watch; ferried bombers to Britain; air-dueled with Germans. He wore a windbreaker bearing the insignia of...

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