Transport: Mothers & Children

¶ Waiting on his San Simeon, Calif, doorstep last month, William Randolph Hearst had a shock. Word was brought him that a few miles away, Britain's top-notch socialites, Lord & Lady Plunket, arriving as guests in one of his newspapers' airplanes, had crashed and burned to death. Lady Plunket, 38, was the only child of Actress Fannie Ward who, at 66, still weighs 100 pounds, still wears size twelve clothes, still advocates her "cult of youth." and is known in England as a U. S.-born "perennial flapper."

Last week, departing for England on the...

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