People: People, Nov. 16, 1942

Real Estate

Separate fires broke out in Dorothy Thompson's home in Manhattan, and in Governor-Elect Thomas E. Dewey's home in Pawling, N.Y. The columnist's fire started in a secret washroom (its door a swinging bookcase), burned up 600 books, smoked her out for the night. The Governor-elect's fire spread from a defective flue in the fireplace; firemen chopped a hole in the side of the house to put it out.

Too big a house for her, said Elaine Barrie, is the late John Barrymore's $33,000 mansion in Los Angeles' suburban Bel-Air. She got it...

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