The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 3, 1968 · Page 177
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 177

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 3, 1968
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Walter Scott's Personality Parade Want the facts? Want to learn the truth about prominent personalities? Want informed opinion? Write Walter Scott, Parade, 733 3rd Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017. Your full name will be used unless otherwise requested. Volume of mail received makes personal replies impossible. come from? Linda Mathews, Asheville, N.C. A. Waves are primarily caused by the wind. Sometimes they are caused by tides, submarine earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. are the oldest children of the late Robert Kennedy. R. Foster, Brooklyn, N.Y. A. Kathleen Kennedy, 1 7, attends the Putney School in Vermont. Joseph Kennedy, 16, attends Milton Academy in Milton, Mass. Q. Is it true that when Shirley Temple was 5 she signed a film contract which said that if the ever got drunk or pregnant the, contract was null and void-Elsie W. Kotowsky, Stockton, Calif. A. Yes, there was such a clause in all oldtime film employment contracts. Q, have been told on good authority that Richard Nixon's number one choice for a running mate was Bob Finch, Lieutenant Governor of California and an old Nixon buddy. Was this true? If so, why did Nixon choose Agnew? E. R. Mills, Sacramento, Calif. A. It is true, but Nixon had to balance his ticket politically. It was most important to keep the South satisfied without alienating the rest of the country, and Agnew filled the bill. Q. Lynda Bird Robb and other servicemen's wives who have their babies in government hospitals-how much are they charged? Ellis Jones, Columbia, S.C. A. $1.75 per day. iiftnlif if - tKVi i Q. W. C. Fields is popularly believed to have been quite a boozer. I've heard he drank a quart a day. Is this true? Gary W. Bugg, Evanscille, Ind. A. Fields (r) was a walking distillery, frequently drank three quarts and more per day. Q. Who said: "We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall all hang separately"? Jack Nevins, Glens Falls, N.Y. A. Benjamin Franklin. Q, How much are Lucille Balls two children getting for appearing on their mother's TV show? George Hertel, Los Angeles, Calif. A. Both children recently signed three-year contracts with Lucille Ball Productions, Inc., of which their mother is president and their stepfather Gary Morton is vice president. The contract calls for Lucie, 1 7, and Desi, 15, each to receive $17,600 the first year, $20,400 the second year and $25,200 the third year. m "COLLINS ' NOVAK Q. Barry Goldwater says that Lyndon Johnson has done everything Goldwater advocated in the 1964 campaign. Does Goldwater have any solution for ending the war in Vietnam? George Appleton, San Luis Obispo, Calif. A. Yes, he favors bombing the Haiphong docks. If that doesn't work he favors bombing the dikes north of Hanoi and flooding the rice fields. He concedes that many will drown and many will die of starvation. "But when die war was over," he suggests, "we could do what we always do move on and feed the people and help to rebuild." Q. Nixon and Humphrey do they know how to play golf and tennis? Do they both dye their hair?V. E., Washington, D.C. A. They know how to play but not very well. Both were relatively poor, and when they were young, tennis and golf were considered sports for the wealthy. Both men show no gray hair, arousing the suspicion they have had it touched up. BARBRA STREISAND IN A SCENE FROM "FUNNY GIRL" Q. What is the truth about Funny Girl, Barbra Strei-sand's first film? Louis Schwartz, Perth Amboy, N.J. A. According to many critics, Streisand strong, picture weak. Q, have often wondered if Brian Epstein, the homosexual who managed the Beatles, killed himself when he realized that his boys no longer loved him? Aice Anderson, Trinidad, Colo. A. Brian Epstein died of "incautious self-overdoses of drugs" on die weekend die Beatles and their wives became enamored of Indian philosophy. The Beatles, particularly John Lennon who had spent time alone with Epstein, knew their manager was homosexual and began in 1967 to edge him out of their lives. It has also been suggested in some quarters that they resented paying him 25 percent of their gross, but this is not likely. It may well have been that Epstein's death was purely accidental. He was intoxicated on the night of his death, and drugs and alcohol do not mix. Q, Please tell me how old Joseph Kennedy is, also Kathleen Kennedy, and where they go to school. They DAVIS BRITT Q. How much does Joey Bishop earn on his TV show? Morris Hirshorn, New Orleans, La. A. Approximately $650,-000 for 40 weeks work. Q, Would you please tell me where ocean waves Q. Before he married Mai Britt was Sammy Davis Jr. engaged to actress Kim Novak and English actress Joan Collins? What are these cuties doing now? R. E, P., Spearman, Tex. A. Davis went steadily with each of these beauties but was officially engaged to neither. Miss Novak still works in films. Miss Collins is married to British actor-composer-director Anthony Newlcy. Parade THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE President, Arthur H. Motley Editor, Jess Gorkin Publisher, Warren J. Reynolds Executive Vice President, Ted Stulz Art Director, ANTHONY la botonda Editor At Large, LLOYD SHEARER Associate Editors: NEAL ASHBY, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY, JOHN G. ROGERS Assistant Art Director, GEORGE J. ZYMARAKIS Assistant to the Editor, MARION LONG Editorial Assistants: carol dunlap , SUSAN KLEIN Women's Editor, Rosalind massow Home Economics, demetria Taylor Fashion, Virginia pope Cartoon Editor, Lawrence LAR1AR Washington: Bureau Chief, JACK ANDERSONi Fred blumenthal, OPAL GINN. 1968, Parade Publications, Inc., 733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y., 10017. All riithii reserved under International and Pan American Copyright Conventions. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permission is prohibited. pabauei Marca Reg. November 3, 1968

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