People: People, Dec. 9, 1946

Salon Keepers

Back to Manhattan from her first postwar inspection of her villa in Capri came best-dressed Mrs. Harrison Williams, in what the tabloid Daily Mirror called "a pale beige wool dress, with a deeper-than-usual neckline and longer-than-usual skirt." How had she found things? Said she: "A great many things are gone, including a most wonderful wine cellar. Not a bottle remains." But she kept her chin up. "C'est la guerre," said Mrs. Williams.

Ready for the Republican renaissance was a Washington hostess who had been there all along: Alice Roosevelt Longworth. The onetime "Princess...

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