GERMANY: Petticoat Philanthropy?

Six months ago swart, dynamic, 70-year-old Sir Henri Wilhelm August Deterding, Director-General of Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., one of the world's largest producers of crude petroleum, married his third wife, Charlotte Mina Knack, a German (TIME, June 15).

Sir Henri, who was knighted by King George V in 1920, has for many years had his chief residence in London's swank Mayfair, but last week he was sitting in his new house near the German capital and showed signs of developing into a good Berliner. His big Germanic gesture as 1937 opened was to...

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