People: The Brimming Cup

"Send me cigars—they are my food," Finnish Composer Jean Sibelius had said. This week, U.S. admirers had sent him 83 boxes of cigars (plus two humidors) for his 83rd birthday. Among the donors: Tallulah Bankhead, Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Carmen Miranda, Thomas J. Watson, Sergei Koussevitzky, Marian Anderson, Lawrence Tibbett. Said a spokesman for the National Arts Foundation, which is handling the collection: "We intend to keep Sibelius in cigars for life."

At 73, ex-Heavyweight Champion Jim Jeffries, who lives quietly on his farming and dairy ranch near Burbank, Calif., came out of his shell...

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