CALIFORNIA: The Colonel among the Angels

After three weeks of droning around Central America in his Lockheed Lodestar, Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick, his wife, a maid, a secretary and two pilots last week headed for Hollywood.

The Colonel remembered that Columnist Hedda Hopper, an employee of his Chicago Tribune-Daily News syndicate, had long promised to open his eyes if he would visit the gilded city. On his one trip to Hollywood, 15 years ago, it had rained constantly and he had since thought of the town, if at all, as a damp offshoot of the Land of Oz. But...

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