People: People, Dec. 17, 1945

Intake & Outgo

Jean Sibelius, popular giant among living composers (Finlandia), got a $1,680 annual pension from the Finnish Government. Occasion: his Both birthday.

Rudolf Hess, standing trial for his life at N├╝rnberg (see INTERNATIONAL), got a sort of bon voyage package from, a German woman, who sent it "because we are both vegetarians." The goodies: four pretzels, one bottle of celery juice.

Lieut-General James H. Doolittle, trail-blazing bomber of Tokyo, prepared to adjust himself to a down-to-earth, white-collar job with Shell Union Oil Corp. Prewar manager of a Shell subsidiary's aviation department,...

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