People: Just Deserts

Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery carried a pair of worn boots into Hoby's Bootshop in London's West End on Friday, asked for repairs by "next Tuesday . . . I'll be needing them in Germany." Hoby's—recalling that Wellington wore his Hoby boots at Waterloo, that Nelson died in his at Trafalgar—broke its two-to-three-weeks-for-repairs rule, promised delivery.

Arleen Whelan, 28, flame-haired, green-eyed stage & screen starlet and ex-manicurist, got undivided attention from a committee of 65 illustrators, who awarded her a wellrounded, unequivocal title: "the most perfect all-over beauty of all time." Runner-up:...

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