People: New Directions

New York City's Mayor William O'Dwyer, 59, running for reelection, was a likely candidate for marriage as well. Photographers snapped him at St. Patrick's Cathedral and the ballet with brunette, thirtyish ex-Model Sloan Simpson, a fashion consultant whom he met about a year ago. Newsmen scraped together hints that suggested a wedding by Christmas. It would be the second for each.* The most piquant hint came from the mayor himself. Asked pointblank for his intentions, O'Dwyer parried: "I will discuss that after the election." Then he leaned back in his chair and whistled...

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