People: People, Nov. 15, 1943


Doris Duke ("The Richest Girl") Cromwell, separated three years from ambitious James Henry Roberts Cromwell, ex-Minister to Canada, turned out to have secretly sued him for divorce, in Reno a fortnight ago. She charged cruelty. He had already sued last September in New Jersey, charging desertion. Last week the struggle seemed likely to be shrill. The tobacco heiress charged that Jimmy had demanded $7 million as a financial settlement. He promptly denied it; his attorneys sadly remarked that now he might have to "present to the courts matters which he had hoped, out...

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