People, Jun. 9, 1941

Millionaire ex-Governor William H. Vanderbilt of Rhode Island was ordered to the Canal Zone for Naval Reserve duty. . . . Edsel Ford's son Benson was called by the draft board for his final physical examination. . . . But C.I.O.'s Walter Reuther, No. 1 labor organizer at General Motors, finally won deferment on the plea that his wife, who is also his secretary, would lose her job if he were drafted. . . . And 6 ft. 3½ in. Actor Orson Welles was exempted, of all things, for asthma.

Sea-educated Cinemactor Stirling...