Simone Simon Aug 1944
r s young who i p money to e n t h u - "a and bayous . . , exciting It Happened Last Night By Earl Wilson NEW YORK--Miss' Simone S mon, whose friends call her Mon key and whose hair is now blond (it was p u r p l e in'1939 and reddish brown - i n 193G' (--) before that suppose it was just any old color) welcomed me to her couch. She was twisted up coxily on it, She wore black pa jama pants and a pajama jacket of maroon, blue yellow and green. Across the roo?n her b e a u t i f u l mother, Mine. MoÂ« n l q u e Ciorcelli, who calls hei "Poupee," w h i c h in French means doll, gazed lovingly at her. Monkey gazed loving at Mawther. Nobody re- l l h a t m p h s n e in e i Judge's Mine Financing To Be Subject Of 'Conferences Series Of Meetings To Open In State Aug. 7, 8 And 9 For Discussions WASHINGTON, Aug. 1,--War and postwar problems which are bothering Arizona miners, including the immediately important question of f i n a n c i n g the smaller operators, are to be discussed at the series of conferences to he held in Phoenix, Tucson, and Prescott on Aug. ?, S, and 0, respectively. The miners and t h e i r spokesmen, at these meetings, will have an op- o r t u n i t y to a c q u a i n t themselves with the terms of a proposed bill to provide^ mine developing and a i n t e n a n c e f u n d s for the smaller operators. Sen, James C. Scrugham, of Nevada, who is c h a i r m a n of m i n i n g and minerals s u b c o m m i t t e e of the senate small business committee, made this a n n o u n c e m e n t today, coupling w i t h it tlie statement that lias delegated \Vm. C. Broadgate, the committee's technical consultant on m i n i n g legislation, to conduct the. conferences and sound sentiment among the miners. Sen. Scrugham, who is detained Washington by a press of senatorial duties, let it be k n o w n t h a i expects soon to m a k e a t r i p to western m i n i n g regions for the purpose of o b t a i n i n g 1'irst-hahd information regarding problems af- e c t i n g the industry. gazed lovingly at -me, and let me tell you, there's nothing that so embitters a guy as to be in the same room with Simone Simon and have her not gazing lovingly at you. Especially when she's not gazing lovingly at you intentionally. "What's cooking, Monkey," I inquired of my pretty subject. "Nothing is cooking--is it, Maw- ther?" said pretty Simone, whose red toenails peeked at me from open-toed slippers. The gal's 5-feet- 4. and cuter'n anything, Mawther t h a w g h t nawthing mawch wawz cookeeng. "I do crossword puzzles and play c[in rummy, but I have to watch for my eyes, so I wear glasses continued Simone, who is certainly a sensible girl but gets interviewed by the damndest people. * * * "I drink one drink Just to be polite, but a second one puts me o sleep," said Monkey. "I don't dance much or go to nightclubs. Mawfier says I live like an old woman. Maybe when I'm 45, the ilghtclub fev-T Â·,vill come back and '11 be a wild woman, but now I lon't do anything, do I, Mawther?" "Monotonous, isn't it?" said my subconscious, which I stifled, with ny new 32-calibre stifle. It turned out that Miss Simon, vho used to IDG so f u l l of the --remember the newspaper furore over the golden a p a r t m e n allegedly given to a lucky gent?-is now just a home girl, who do a n y t h i n g interesting, course, make wonderful pictures such as "The Cat People," "The Curse of the Cat'People," and her newest one, "Mile, Fifi." which w i l l bo released in September. Her mother is a sensationally b e a u t i f u l woman, extremely looking. They are roughing it oh Park avenue, ' Monkey feels she might do a play. She's'aru'stic, and has drawn some charcoal studies of a nude girl (nobody we know) for the apartment. She is a home girl who doesn't care for tiie colorless details of the- home: indeed, when she played a maid part in. one French movie, the director had to ! give her lessons in holding the I broom.. I cessed "I'm just lousee in the house," she said. al u Ing C.