Comings & Goings: Jun. 18, 1928

August Heckscher, student of Manhattan's intricate housing problem, arrived on the lie de France and demanded, Cicero-like: "Is it not time that our great city, wealthy beyond the dream of avarice, or even extravagance, rose from its bed of filth and called the turn?" The question, rhetorical, went unanswered.

Jules Glaenzer, vice president of Carder's, jewelers, arrived on the lie de France, solemnly warned American millionairesses: "There are very few large precious stones in Europe. . . . Pearls are particularly scarce. . . . Large emeralds are almost extinct. . . . Prices are very high."

William Tatem Tilden Jr., John Hennessey,...

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