People, May 29, 1939

Asked, at his country home, by a telephone operator, Roy Barton White, president of Western Union Telegraph Co., personally undertook to deliver a Mother's Day telegram at a farm near Annandale, N. J. The farmer handed Mr. White a 10¢ tip.

Modish, elfin-faced Eve Curie sued E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. for $50,000 damages. Her plaint: Not only had a Du Pont ad used an unauthorized photograph of her well-turned legs, but the ad conveyed the false impression that she wore Nylon (a Du Pont silk substitute).

William Lyon Phelps told a...

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