People: People, Jun. 2, 1941

Reluctant to hide her light under a bushel of style traditions, trim-bodied Cinemactress Paulette Goddard tried to set a new Hollywood style by turning up for a formal dinner date in "evening shorts." They were formalized by sequins and a decorous cape.

To churchgoers asking clemency for a wife murderer who had since got religion and stopped drinking, turkey-necked Governor Eugene Talmadge of Georgia declared: "I wish you Christian people would help me establish whipping posts for drunkards. A dressing down . . . in front of the Courthouses would make them quit this...

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