NEW YORK: The Celebration

Alvin Rodecker was a successful and likable Detroit businessman. Secretary-treasurer of a financial firm, he lived in a fashionable neighborhood, had a son, a daughter and four grandchildren, interested himself in philanthropy (Detroit's Hundred Club, which helps the families of deceased policemen and firemen). As his 60th birthday came upon him last week, Rodecker decided that it was time to pamper himself a little, so he and his wife went off on a three-day holiday to celebrate. Off to New York City they went, to enjoy the bright magic of the town—the many-splendored hotels, the glittering shows, the restaurants, the...

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