People: People, Sep. 1, 1947

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...

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