People: People, Jan. 7, 1946

Old Wine, New Bottles

George Bernard Shaw, Irish advocate of a phonetic English alphabet (see EDUCATION), decided to give Eire his early manuscripts. Dublin had asked for them, and "as an Irishman I regarded that request in the nature of a command." It was no Christmas present, said he, for "I don't have anything to do with Christmas. I'm a civilized human being."

Mrs. Stanley Mortimer Jr. and her clothes did it again—won the Best-Dressed Woman title for the second year running. Donors of the title: Manhattan's dressmakers, who sent some 150 hand-picked voters a...

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