The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 212
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 212

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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Walter Scott's Personality ParadLe 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. Q. I if true that Florence Nightingale, the pure, moralistic British nurse, died of syphilis? Leona Mirsch, Miami Beach, Fla. A. Florence Nightingale reportedly acquired syphilis while treating the wounds of infected patients. aw. Q. Is it on the level that President Johnson has received more threats against his life than any other U.S. President? Also isn't Johnson the first U.S. President not to run for re-election? Marie De Lucca, Atlantic City, N.J. A. President Johnson has been averaging about 7000 actual and potential threats against his life each month, an all-time high. Johnson is one of two incumbent U.S. Presidents, since 1884 who did not submit himself for re-election. The other was Truman. Q. Which self-employed group in the U.S. commands the highett annual income? Dan Holstead, Warm Springs, Ga. A. The medical doctor, with an estimated annual income ranging from $25,000 to $40,000. Q, When Fulgencia Batista left Cuba, how much did he take with him in loot? What does he do nowadays? Also, what it the Kennedy-Khrushchev treaty? Murray Wheeler, Indianapolis, lnd. A. Batista, 67, who stole millions from Cuba, lives in exiled luxury in Estoril, Portugal. He also has a house he rents in Madrid from where he runs his investments. The Kennedy-Khrushchev agreement it is no treaty rarely publicized in the U.S., called for the Soviets to .remove their ballistic missiles from Cuba in 1 962 in return for a U.S. promise not to invade Cuba. I'M JIM BROWN .RAQUEL WELCH IN SCENE FROM "100 RIFLES." Q. There it a rumor in Hollywood that Raquel Welch plant to leave her husband and discoverer, Pat Curtit, for black actor and former football pro Jim Brown. I understand that Curtit and Brown got in a big fight in Granada, Spain, and that Curtit wat arretted. It any of this true?R. T., San Diego, Calif. A. Conceivably Miss Welch may drop her husband, Pat Curtis, one day and take a third, but it will not be actor Jim Brown. There was no fight between Brown and Curtis in Granada. There was a fight between Curtis and a Spanish actor who was ardently courting Miss Welch. Curtis was reportedly arrested while his wife and Brown were filming 100 Rifles, but 20th Century-Fox has tried to quash the entire affair. Q. Has Lady Bird Johnson been offered a job as a television commentator to appear on TV soon? Theresa Kline, Newark, N.J. A. Mrs. Johnson has not signed with any network as a telecaster. She will appear on ABC-TV in December to describe her life in the White House and her duties as the President's wife. The show has already been taped. Q. What really happened in that French Riviera slug-fest between Lana Turner and her producer? E. T., Dei Moines, Iowa. A. Miss Turner, starring in the TV series, The Survivors, became upset after many disputes and slapped HELLO, BABY! BARBRA STREISAND WITH 1AS0N EMANUEL Q. Does Barbra Streisand have any children, and who is the father? Eleanor Fingerspan, Brooklyn, N.Y. A. Miss Streisand is married to actor Elliott Gould. They have a son, Jason Emanuel, born Dec. 29, 1966. Q. I understand that Sen. Everett Dirksen, the Illinois spellbinder, lias taken millions out of the Peoria law firm of Davit, Morgan if Wilherell for bringing in major corporation accounts. What's the ttory? Ed Bennett, Chicago, III. A. Dirksen has been "of counsel" to Davis, Morgan & Withcrell for the past 24 years. According to senior partner Arleigh Davis, "Our agreement with the senator prohibits him from taking part in any federal case. We pay him fairly nominal sums only in those cases to which he makes a contribution via consultation. We do not use the senator to appear in court or prepare briefs. He is more of a consultant than anything." Q. Have the Black Panthert ever attacked Catherine Baste, wife of bandleader Count Basie? Stephen Evans, Mobile, Ala. A. Mrs. Basie recently testified that she hud been threatened by extremist groups in Queens, N.Y., has resigned from the South Jamaica Community Council which she headed for 1 6 years.' Q. Is it true that Burt Lancaster's wife hat finally thrown him out because she learned about hit girl in France? L. E.t Lot Angelet, Calif. A. The Lancasters have separated at this writing. Theirs has been a most stormy marriage for a variety of reasons. producer William Frye. Promptly, Frye slapped her back. Miss Turner thereupon refused to work so long as Frye was her producer. Frye is no longer producer, and Miss Turner is no longer the most popular member of the crew. Q. Who is the author of the timely comment, "The world it weary of ttatetmen whom democracy hat degraded into politicians'? Sarah E. Kalnin, New York, N.Y. A. Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British statesman and author who became Queen Victoria's Prime Minister in 1867. Q. Which is the largest city in Latin America? Ella Martinez, Chula Vista, Calif. A. Mexico City with over 7 million people and a population increasing by 300,000 per year. Q. Has Dr. Benjamin Spock retired as an author after selling more than 20 million copies of his Child Care? Mrs. Laura Keys Carruthers, Shaker Heights, Ohio. A. Dr. Spock, 65, is working on two books at this time: The Meaning of Life and Lore for Teenagers and an untitled work on faith, mankind, and major American problems. Parade THE SUNDAY NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE President, Arthur II. Motley Editor, Jess Gorkin Publisher, Warren J. Reynolds Executive Vice President, Ted Stulz Art Director, ANTHONY LA ROTONDA Editor At Large, LLOYD SHEARER Associate Editors: NEAL ASHBY, HERBERT KUPFERBERG, DAVID PALEY, JOHN G. ROGERS Assistant Art Director, CEORGE J. ZYMARAKIS Assistant to the Editor, MARION LONG Editorial Assistants: CAROL DUNLAP , SUSAN KLEIN Women's Editor, ROSALrND MASSOW Home Economics, DEMETRIA TAYLOR Fashion, VIRGINIA POPE Cartoon Editor, LAWRENCE LARIAR Washington: Bureau Chief, JACK ANDERSON; FRED BLUMENTHAL, OPAL GINN. 1968, Parade Publication, Inc., 73 Third Ave., New York, N.Y., 10OI7. All hunts rnerved under International and Pan American C'apyriicht Convention!. Reproduction in whole or in part of any article without permiuion it prohibited. rxADi$; Marca Heg. November 10, 1968 2

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