Slings & Arrows
Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson set his hand to a little mowing, just for the exercise. The scene: ex-Democratic Treasurer Ed Pauley's Hawaiian estate. Agriculturist Anderson gripped the handle of a motorized lawnmower and then the handle gripped Anderson. Injuries : two broken fingers.
Helen Hayes, whose playwright husband, Charles MacArthur, slipped in the shower last year and cracked a rib, slipped in the same shower, grabbed at a porcelain grip, broke it, sliced her right forearm ten stitches worth.
Perry Como joined the pelted crooners of history. Rudy Vallee...