THE FIRST LADY: Behind the Curtain

Tourists or newsmen who wandered close to Beautycoon Elizabeth Arden's Arizona Maine Chance health-and-beauty farm last week were brusquely shooed away by grim-faced guards who sprang from behind cactus clumps. A total of 21 armed men—six Secret Service agents, six members of the Arizona highway patrol and nine Maricopa County sheriffs deputies—guarded the place around the clock, seven men to each eight-hour shift.

Behind the security curtain rested the most prestigious guest ever to adorn Arizona Maine Chance: the First Lady of the U.S. For Mamie Eisenhower's stay, the management had prettied...

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