Comings & Goings: Jul. 23, 1928

Porko, pedigreed Duroc Jersey pig, with two Great Danes, two Afghan hounds, many a crate of pheasants and chickens, left on the motorship Santa Maria, in the charge of Dog-fancier José Leguia, son of famed Augusto B. Leguia, President of Peru. Porko will not grace the Presidential pigpens. Son Leguia intends him as a gift to a friend. Danes, hounds, will join 60 dogs at his Peruvian farm, 150 miles from Lima.

One billion dollars was represented by four men, who sailed lightheartedly on the Majestic, intent on grouse-shooting, yachting, sightseeing in the British Isles, Normandy. The four: John Pierpont Morgan; Morgan...

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