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The job of hostess to the Vice President-elect was filled. Possibly spurred on by applications from eager ladies ("I didn't know whether they wanted to marry me or hire out to me"), Alben Berkley named his daughter, Mrs. Max Truitt.

In Hollywood, Bing Crosby, 44, was named the nation's favorite movie star, according to the annual poll taken by the trade magazine Boxoffice. Bing barely edged out Ingrid Bergman, 31, who had won the top spot for the past two years. Other favorites, in order of their popularity: Gary Cooper, 47,...

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