People, Oct. 30, 1939

Scrawny, Negrophilous, bohemian Lady Nancy Cunard, of the British shipping family, persistently blocked from leftist wartime work in Paris, finally became exasperated, shrilled at nagging critics: "Do you realize that you are talking to the representative of 56 world-wide Negro newspapers?"

Aged (81), eccentric New York Lawyer Samuel Untermyer had the gardener on his Yonkers estate rig up an ingenious apparatus to infuse his honeydew and casaba melons with benedictine, port, and brandy while they are still on the hot-house vine, hopes to sample the non-intoxicating but liquor-flavored fruit next month.

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