People: Jul. 16, 1928

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Clarence Hungerford Mackay, telegraph-cable tycoon, was ordered by the Supreme Court of New York to pay $1,000 to his onetime secretary, Miss Catherine McCabe. She had fallen down stairs in Mr. Mackay's office building at 20 Broad Street, Manhattan, in 1923, sprained her ankle. The stairway was dark at the time; hence, the damages.

Patricia Ziegfeld, daughter of famed Florenz Ziegfeld, profited last week by one of her father's excursions into the limelight. Being sued for $100,000 by Elizabeth Hines, who thought...

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