Comings & Goings: Oct. 8, 1928

Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, of the Park Avenue Baptist Church, Manhattan, returned to his congregation on the Minnckahda. Like his good friend, Rev. Henry Sloane Coffin (see p. 36), he announced that he would vote for Herbert Clark Hoover, and added, "I shall not make my pulpit a political platform."

Lady Astor (née Nancy Witcher Langhorne of Mirador, Grenwood, Va.), member of the British Parliament, arrived on the Aquitania with 27 pieces of baggage, a diamond tiara and a daughter (Phyllis). They were met at the pier by Lady Astor's sister, Mrs. Charles Dana...

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