Friday, April 11, 2014

1933, Vanderbilt, Democracy


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January

January 1, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS, Page 12, H.S. VANDERBILT PALM BEACH HOST; Has a Dinner Dance at His Lantana Villa -- Celebration Held at Everglades Club, PARTY AT SAILFISH CLUB New Year Also Greeted at Hotels and Homes of Colony -- E.L. Dows Have Guests. PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 31 -- Dinners and dances at private homes, hotels and supper clubs combined to make the passing of the old year a gala event.


January 25, 1933, New York Times, Mrs. Belmont Dying; Son Races to Paris; Doctor Says End May Come in Hours -- W.K. Vanderbilt Is on Way From Florida,


January 31, 1933, New York Times, Section , Page 18, Mrs. E. Morse Shera; Recluse Believed to Be Descendant of Commodore Vanderbilt,


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February

February 1, 1933, New York Times, MRS. FREDERICK C. CHURCH; Mother of Former Husband of Muriel Vanderbilt Phelps,


February 1, 1933, New York Times, Rockefeller Realty Transferred.


February 2, 1933, New York Times, MRS. A.G. VANDERBILT FIGHTS $83,062 TAX; Trustee Acts to Contest Levy Based on Sale of 5th Avenue Mansion for $7,100,000,


February 21, 1933, New York Times, AT 9, GETS $48,000 A YEAR.; Court Approves Allowance for Gloria Laura M. Vanderbilt.

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March

March 1, 1933, New York Times, Vanderbilt Clinic Auxiliary Meets.


May 12, 1933, New York Times, Vanderbilt Twins Win Health Prize; Their Portraits Take Ribbons at Benefit Exhibition at the Reinhardt Galleries, Show Extended a Week; Photos and Paintings of Children and Notables in Childhood Aid Welfare Foundation.
Portraits of the William H. Vanderbilt twins, Anne and Elsie Vanderbilt, received ribbons for healthful youngsters at the exhibition of children's portraits now on view at the Reinhardt Galleries for the benefit of the Children's Welfare Federation.


March 13, 1933, New York Times, Revue to be Given by Society Women; Arranged For by Mrs. Fair Vanderbilt in Behalf of the Stage Relief Fund, MRS. CARLISLE TO ASSIST Debutantes to Take Part in Entertainment at the Metropolitan Opera House.
One of the unusual features of the entertainment in behalf of the Stage Relief Fund, to be given on the night of March 26 at the Metropolitan Opera House, will be the special revue organized by Mrs. Fair Vanderbilt in which young matrons and debutantes of this and recent seasons will take part.


March 19, 1933, New York Times, Raid Former Home of A. G. Vanderbilt; Police Rout 40 Men and Women in Evening Clothes, Seize 2 as Operators of Place,


March 29, 1933, New York Times, Wiggin Arriving on Bremmen Today; Lady Furness, Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt and Marshall Field 3d on List, OTIS SKINNER ALSO DUE Returning on Champlain With His Wife -- Olympic Will Dock With Sir George and Lady Dolby,
Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt is returning today from Southern France on the North German Lloyd liner Bremen. Also on board from the Channel ports are Lady Furness, Sir William Letts, Albert H. Wiggin, former chairman of the Chase National Bank and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field 3d.


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April

April 9, 1933, New York Times, VANDERBILTS IN AFRICA.; Party Arrives at Mombasa for Tour in Big-Game Region,


April 11, 1933, New York Times, Section , Page 21, VANDERBILT RACES URGED FOR CHARITY; Nassau Leader Proposes to Revive Cup Event to Obtain Funds for Jobless Aid, LAST HELD 23 YEARS AGO Board Names Group to Study Project -- Doctors Want Pay for Emergency Cases.
MINEOLA, L.I., April 10 -- A committee to study a proposal for the revival of the Vanderbilt Cup automobile road races, the last of which was held in Nassau County twenty-three years ago, was appointed today by the county Board of Supervisors, James L. Dowsey, Republican leader of North Hempstead, who presented the proposal, suggested the races as a means of obtaining funds for unemployment relief.


April 15, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS-BOOKS, Page 8, MANY AT HOT SPRINGS FOR EASTER SEASON; General and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Among Recent Arrivals at Resort, HOT SPRINGS, Va., April 14. -- General and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt arrived here this morning and after a carriage drive through the Warm Springs valley they were entertained with a tea by the Belgian Ambassador and Mme. May.


April 26, 1933, New York Times, MRS. W.K. VANDERBILT RECEIVES CLUB AWARD; American Woman's Association Presents Memorial Medal at Annual Meeting,


April 27, 1933, New York Times, Vanderbilt Cruise Film Shown,


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May

May 14, 1933, New York Times, Section SPORTS, Page S1, A.G. Vanderbilt to Take Over Sagamore String After Sept. 1,


May 24, 1933, New York Times, Section AMUSEMENTS, Page 24, Motion Picture Record of William K. Vanderbilt's World Cruise Shown at the Plaza, William K. Vanderbilt's pictorial record of his world cruise aboard his yacht. Alva, is now on exhibition at the Plaza Theatre. It is called "Over the Seven Seas" and is an extremely interesting compilation of scenes, with a few sequences pictured by the multicolor process.


May 27, 1933, New York Times, MISS MORGAN TO SAIL FOR EUROPE TODAY; Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt, Jean Tillier Also on Ile de France -- Group of Engineers on Aquitania,
The list of passengers sailing today for England and France on the French liner Ile de France includes Miss Anne Morgan, Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt, Mrs. Henry P. Loomis, Princess Cantacuzene, Gloria Swanson, film actress, and her husband, Michael Farmer; Jean Tillier, general manager of the French Line in New York, and:


May 29, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS, Page 8, GARDEN PARTY GIVEN BY W.H. VANDERBILTS; Newport Residence Is Scene of Fete for Women's Republican Club -- Others Entertain,


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June

June 19, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS, Page 12, MISS VANDERBILT PLANS WEDDING; Daughter of Oliver De G. Vanderbilts Jr. to Be Wed June 29 to Philip Schneider Jr.; ATTENDANTS ARE CHOSEN; Miss Betty Burlingham to Be Maid of Honor and Oliver De Q. Vanderbilt 3d Best Man.


June 30, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS, Page 14, LEFREDA VANDERBILT IS WED IN CINCINNATI; Becomes the Bride of Philip J, Schneider Jr. in Chancel of Christ Church,

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July

July 9, 1933, New York Times, Section FINANCIAL NEWS BUSINESS NEWS, Page N4, VISCOUNT DUNCANNON A NEWPORT GUEST; Son of Governor General of Canada Entertained by the Cornelius Vanderbilts,


July 9, 1933, New York Times, Section SPECIAL FEATURES SCIENCE, Page XX10, AT NEWPORT; Vanderbilts to Give Red and White Ball,
NEWPORT. -- The present week will close with a brilliant event in the big training ring building at Oakland Farm, the home of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Vanderbilt in Portsmouth. It will be the Red and White Ball, sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt for the benefit of the Boy Scouts of Newport County.


July 16, 1933, New York Times, Section FINANCIAL NEWS BUSINESS NEWS, Page N2, BENEFIT ATTRACTS 2,000 AT NEWPORT; Red and White Ball in Aid of Boy Scouts Is Held at W. H. Vanderbilt .Farm. VINCENT ASTORS PRESENT Bring Guests on Yacht for the Occasion -- Many Dinners Precede Entertainment,
NEWPORT, R.I., July 15 -- Nearly 2,000 persons danced, had supper and were entertained tonight in the show ring building at Oakland Farm, the home of Mr and Mrs. William H. Vanderbilt in Portsmouth. The occasion was the red and white ball, given for the benefit of the Boy Scouts of Newport County.


July 20, 1933, New York Times, MRS. EMILY THAYER IS MARRIED AGAIN; Former Mrs. W. H. Vanderbilt Becomes Bride of Raoul Whitfield, Writer. ...


July 23, 1933, New York Times, Section SPORTS, Page S4, WEETAMOE VICTOR BY MARGIN OF 7:39; Vanderbilt Sails Cup Yacht to Triumph Over Vanitie in 24 1/2 - Mile Contest, MEETING IS 10TH OF YEAR Prince Craft Has Beaten Rival Six Times, Lost Four -- 70 Boats Sail in Eastern Y.C. Event.


July 29, 1933, New York Times, PRUSSIA SEIZES MAGAZINE.; Article by Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. in Redbook Held Dangerous.
BERLIN, July 28 (AP) -- The secret police today seized all copies of the June edition of The American Redbook magazine that could be found in Prussia.


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August

August 6, 1933 New York Times, A Vanderbilt Odyssey; WEST MADE EAST WITH THE LOSS OF A DAY. By William K. Vanderbilt. Illustrated with maps, color plates and photo- graphs. 380 pp. New York: Privately printed by Edmund Garrett. $20, LIEUTENANT COMMANDER VANDERBILT commanded his own boat in a voyage around the world. That is enough to make any one break the thou-shalt-not-covet commandment. The boat was Alva, a motor ship 264 feet over all, built according to specifications of luxuriousness and seaworthiness undreamed of in the average yachtsman's philosophy.


August 11, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIAL NEWS, Page 12, YACHT CLUB FLEET REACHES NEWPORT; Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Give Annual Dinner to Officers; W.S. HOWELLS JR. HOSTS, Reginald B. Lanier Has Luncheon Prior to the Boat Races -- The Misses Wetmore Entertain.


August 20, 1933, New York Times, HAROLD VANDERBILT MARRIED SECRETLY; Sails on Rex With His Bride, Miss Gertrude L. Conaway of Philadelphia,
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, yachting and bridge enthusiast, and Miss Gertrude L. Conaway were quietly married yesterday morning in his apartment at the Hotel Barclay by the Rev. Paul Stevens Olver of St. Thomas Parish.



August 22, 1933, New York Times, Section LOST AND FOUND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, Page 36, WAR GAME SLOWED BY RAIN AND MUD; Gens. Laubach and Vanderbilt Drenched Directing Defense in Camp Dix Manoeuvres; OPENING DRIVE MENACED Privates and 'Non-Coms' Stay Under Shelter as Officers Face Heavy Nor'easter....
CAMP DIX, N.J., Aug. 21 -- A northeaster with heavy rains drenched the fighting forces and almost brought defeat to the American army today, in its opening drive on Red invaders, in the war game which for a week will keep three reserve divisions and a cavalry regiment here in a tactical defense of New York and Philadelphia.


August 23, 1933, New York Times, Section SPORTS RESORTS, Page 25, VANDERBILT WINS BATTLE OF THE MUD; General Mired in Auto on Way to Front in War Game, and Not a Mule Near.
CAMP DIX, N.J., Aug. 22. -- The old army game of "cussing at the mules" became one of "cussing" about the lack of mules here today.


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September

September 15, 1933, New York Times, DIVORCES J.B. VANDERBILT; Wife Gets a Nevada Decree From New Yorker.


September 17, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIETY FINANCIAL NEWS GENERAL NEWS BUSINESS NEWS, Page N4, GENERAL VANDERBILT A HOST AT NEWPORT; He and Wife Entertain at Their Home -- Colonists Prepare to End Season.NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 16. -- Brig. Gen. Cornelius Vanderbilt, who returned from New York early today, was a host this evening with Mrs. Vanderbilt to Vice Admiral the Hon. Reginald A.R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, R.N., and Mrs. Drax at a dinner at their Summer home, Beaulieu.


September 23, 1933, New York Times, Section BOOKS, Page 13, A.G. VANDERBILT MARKS MAJORITY; Mother Has Coming-of-Age Dinner Dance for Him at Their Sands Point Home.SANDS POINT, L.I., Sept. 22. -- Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt celebrated his coming of age tonight at a dinner dance given for him by his mother, Mrs. Charles Minot Amory, at their Sands Point place, Cedar Knoll. There were seventy-five guests, many of whom had attended the Greenvale School at Roslyn with him and his brother, George Vanderbilt.

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October

October 1, 1933, New York Times, Section SOCIETY FINANCIAL NEWS GENERAL NEWS BUSINESS NEWS, Page N4, MISS ANNE MORGAN SOJOURNING IN PARIS; Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt Also Is Spending Few Weeks in the French Capital, by May Birkhead,
PARIS, Sept. 19. -- Miss Anne Morgan and Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt, who have just completed their annual cure at Marienbad, are spending a few weeks in Paris before sailing for New York. Miss Morgan has a house here in the Rue de Courcelles and Mrs. Vanderbilt in the Rue Leroux.


October 8, 1933, New York Times, F. Van Wyck at 80 Talks of Old Times; Raced Trotters With Commodore Vanderbilt -- Recalls Fifth Avenue as Dirt Road,
Frederick Van Wyck, a member of one of New York's oldest families, who still owns the family homestead property, erected in 1805 at Fulton and Cliff Streets, celebrated his eightieth birthday last week at his home, 142 East Eighteenth Street.


October 14, 1933, New York Times, SEWARD WEBB JR. ENGAGED TO WED; Descendant of Commodore Vanderbilt to Marry Miss Elizabeth Barroll,


October 17, 1933, New York Times, MRS. A.T. HOWLAND WILLED $2,146,292; Granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt Left $200,000 and Residue to Cousin,
Mrs. Adelaide Torrance Howland, widow of Meredith Howland and granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, left an estate appraised yesterday at $2,220,975 gross and $2,146,292 net, of which $2,102,866 was in securities. Mrs. Howland, who died in Paris on Sept. 12, 1932, named as chief legatee her cousin, Herbert Thorn King of Tuxedo, who received $200,000 in cash and the residuary estate.


October 26, 1933, New York Times, Section ART BOOKS, Page 17, FIRE WRECKS ART STUDIOS.; Stable Colony Routed on Estate of Late W.K. Vanderbilt.


October 27, 1933, New York Times, H.S. VANDERBILT BACK.; Returns With Bride From Two Months' Wedding Trip.


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November

November 1, 1933, New York Times, 2 GROUPS FORMING IN YACHT DEFENSE; Vanderbilt and Morgan Head America's Cup Syndicates for 1934 Series,


November 9, 1933, New York Times, VANDERBILT CRUISE ENDS.; Yacht Alva Reaches Florida After a Five Months' Voyage,


November 16, 1933, New York Times, page 1, W.K. VANDERBILT JR. IS KILLED IN SOUTH; HIS CAR HITS TRUCK; Speeding Here From Florida, He Crashes Into Parked Machine in Ridgeland, S.C. Erskine Gwynne Injured; Chauffeur With Them Seriously Hurt -- Senior Mr. Vanderbilt Goes to Bring Body North; RIDGELAND, S.C., Nov. 15. -- William K. Vanderbilt Jr., 26, was fatally injured today when the automobile he was driving at a high speed struck a fruit truck parked at the side of the national highway in this town, about thirty miles north of Savannah, Ga.


November 17, 1933, New York Times, BODY OF VANDERBILT AT HOME OF MOTHER; Father Arrives Here by Train With Coffin -- Funeral at St. Thomas's Tomorrow,
The body of William K. Vanderbilt Jr., who was killed in an automobile accident on Wednesday at Ridgeland, S.C., while driving from Miami, Fla., to New York, arrived at the Pennsylvania Station at 5:35 o'clock yesterday afternoon, in a private car.



November 19, 1933, New York Times, Page 34, A. W. GILBART DIES; RESERVE BANK AWE; Deputy Governor of Federal Institution Here Which He Had Served,


November 19, 1933, New York Times, FUNERAL IS HELD FOR VANDERBILT JR.; Choir of 70 Men and Boys Takes Part in Service at St. Thomas Church, DR. BROOKS OFFICIATES Burial Takes Place in Family Mausoleum in the Moravian Cemetery at New Dorp.
The funeral service for William K. Vanderbilt Jr., who died after an automobile accident on Wednesday at Ridgeland, S.C., took place yesterday in St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church at Fifth Avenue and Fifty-third Street. The Rev. Dr. Roelif H. Brooks, the pastor, officiated.


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December

December 24, 1933, New York Times, AUTO KILLS J.W. BRODIX.; Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. Sees Friend Hit in Maryland.


December 25, 1933, New York Times, HELD FOR BRODIX DEATH.; West Virginian Is Arrested for Auto Killing of Vanderbilt Friend.


December 27, 1933, New York Times, HELD IN BRODIX'S DEATH.; West Virginia Motorist Accused of Killing Vanderbilt Aide.


December 28, 1933, New York Times, SYNDICATE FORMED FOR DEFENSE YACHT; Harkness, F.W. and W.K. Vanderbilt New Subscribers to America's Cup Boat. AFTERGUARD IS SELECTED Parkinson, Hoyt and Burgess Will Serve With Captain Harold S. Vanderbilt, By JAMES ROBBINS,
Harold S. Vanderbilt, skipper-manager of the new yacht now being built for defense of the America's Cup next Fall, yesterday gave out his first interview regarding the boat.


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