People: Slings & Arrows

U.S.-born Lady Astor, trying to raise £400,000 in London for a settlement for international university women, denounced Hollywood's preoccupation with sex in "this modern striptease age." Said she: "I think it's terrible the way women are used for glamour ... Educated women are far more important to the world . . ."

Fleet Admiral William F. ("Bull") Halsey, 67, had a cataract removed from his left eye at Johns Hopkins Hospital. But a similar operation on his other eye, onetime Fullback Halsey decided, would have to wait until after the Army-Navy game.

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