People: Brickbats & Bouquets

Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin, national president of the W.C.T.U., could scarcely believe her eyes. There in the newspapers was a picture of General MacArthur taking time out during a Korean tour to sip some champagne from a water glass. At a time like this, fumed Mrs. Colvin, "his mind ought to be clear, rather than drugged with anesthetics. It's an old trick of the wets, trying to get pictures of that kind."

The post office felt that Bernarr ("Body Love") Macfadden's mail-order books on home treatment for cancer, heart trouble, arthritis and hay fever...

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