People: Mar. 14, 1927

Had they been interviewed, some people who figured in last week's news might have related certain of their doings as follows:

John D. Rockefeller Jr., philanthropist: "Moving men all last week carried furniture into the new 166-suite Thomas Garden Apartment that I have financed cheaply in lower Bronx, New York City. The goods belonged to bricklayers, electricians, policemen, streetcar men, firemen, bookkeepers, teachers, librarians and like members of the thrifty and shifted classes, for I have provided rooms at rents they can afford. Each tenant pays down $1,000 to $1,700 cash, and thereafter $64...

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