Comings & Goings: Aug. 20, 1928

Contractor William Frank Kenny, crony of Gov. Alfred E. Smith, returned on the Paris from England, where his family is spending the summer. He was met at quarantine by famed Shipbuilder William Henry Todd, aboard his yacht. Mr. Kenny explained Mr. Todd's fondness for the vessel. It was originally built for a rich jeweler. Mr. Todd "worked on it as a riveter." Becoming wealthy, he purchased it for himself, deriving its new name (Saelmo) from that of his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Moody.

"I am going to force the crowd of leeches that fattened on my husband to disgorge," said Mrs. Marion Phillips...