People, may 2, 1955

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

In Manhattan's Hotel St. Regis, Emily Post, an alert 81, received the press for lunch to celebrate the ninth edition and 82nd printing of her long-distance bestseller, Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage. As reporters dawdled over cocktails, the arbiter of proper behavior cried: "I'm hungry. Where's the food?" She stoutly maintained, "Good manners have not declined," nonchalantly pontificated, "The essence of good manners consists in putting people at ease." Like its author, Etiquette has mellowed since it first went to press in 1922. A Post host of today, unlike those...

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