The Press: The Strangers

To year-around natives of the swanky resort town of Lake Geneva, Wis. "The Strangers" looked queerer and queerer. Lake Geneva enjoys a certain rural isolation but these newcomer Isolationists were a puzzle. Three of them suddenly turned up last week in headlines as witnesses before a Washington grand jury investigating Nazi propaganda. One was a tall, double-chinned brunette named Bessie Feagin, whose memory "failed" when questioned about a master mailing list. Other two—accused of obstructing the investigation—were George T. Eggleston, a balding collegiate type resembling Jimmy Roosevelt in unmatched coat & pants,...

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