Religion: Middle Class Institution

Having been married himself, having traveled widely and seen much of other married folk, deep-dimpled Paul Whiteman, famed jazz maestro, last week felt justified in delivering himself of some lay observations on the holy state of matrimony. Further justification for his remarks seemed to lie in the fact that he and his spouse, Dancer Vanda Hoff, had just, after several attempts at reconciliation, obtained a divorce.

"Marriage," announced cupid-like Mr. Whiteman in Chicago, "is a middle-class institution. At any rate, it seems to work best for those of the average mode, somewhere between...

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