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Seven-year-old Larry Simms, the "Baby Dumpling" of the cinema's Blondie & Dagwood series, demanded $118,000 damages from radio's Baby Dumpling, 22-year-old Leone le Doux (a she). Grounds: imitation.

Newport's waterworks slapped a lien on the two-million-dollar villa purchased last year by her mother for Torch Singer Gertrude Niesen, demanding $792 for excess water "used" at the villa between January and June. The pipes in the mansion had burst in February and poured out more than a million gallons. The waterworks also asked an $83 advance for the coming year.

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