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Pinna2 - Palm Beach, where they gayly feted their...
Palm Beach, where they gayly feted their friends, among whom were destined to be the "Freddie" Crugers. i The Crugers were just as picturesque in their different way as the Coadens. "Freddie" Cruger, though not a millionaire, was not only one of Manhattan's best known clubmen, with a standing at the Knickerbocker and Racquet Clubs. He was, also, a Harvard man with a lieutenancy during the war and a son of the stately Mrs. J. Frederick Tarns, formerly Mrs. Blanche Spedden Cruger, and brother to the monied beauty, Miss Violet D. Cruger, who married Rodman Wanaraaker. When "Freddie" Cruger got tired of the society racket,' temporarily, and decided to "go into trade," as the British put it, he opened a very smart and exclusive men's toggery shop. He later married Miss Pinna Nesbit, daughter of the late Captain William A. Ncsbit, a British army officer stationed at Toronto, Ontario, who had had a brief but satisfactory career before the camera. With,tho World Film Company under the management of William A. Brady, she played with Kitty Gordon in "The Beloved Adventuress." The quartette sailed for London late in August, prepared to tako up their abode in the superb Mnyfair mansion of "Josh" and Mrs. "Josh." And meanwhile tho Prince of Waies's tour ended and he drow "Freddie" Cruger Taking a Stroll at. Newport with His Attractive Mate (Pinna Nesbit.) able smile of the millionaire haberdasher, "Freddie" Cruger. Just what role the shimmering vanity case played in the friendship, only the emeralds and diamonds which wink and glimmer from its sides could say. And .low that the case has become the of a wave of speculation, Fifth Avenue finds it even more fascinating to and ponder just what has become of that begemmed bauble. But it is an enigma that is not be solved, unless another e«t of circumstances involving the kidnapping of the case again should arise. That contingency, thinks Mayfair as well as Fifth Avenue, is extremely unlikely to arise. For someone, somewhere, somehow, having, 'they say, eradicated the telltale inscription: "To Pinna forever--and forever--and FOREVEK," there seems no reason why the innocent little receptacle should not snuggle down in peace in Cruger's boudoir dra*er--or in whatever haven It has found after its reputed

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 17 Oct 1925, Sat,
  3. Page 17

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