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Gloria and Blumey were photographed together celebrating the repealofProhibition at the Central Park Casino. Peggy Fears was there too, the
caption in the Daily News noted, but Blumey was “squiring” Gloria.
One day, in the summer of 1933, Blumey brought Gloria to Nathan
Burkan’s office to get his advice with respect to a most distressing family
A. C. Blumenthal was in many ways an archetypal Nathan Burkan
client—a brash, up-by-his-bootstraps money magnet. Gloria Morgan
Vanderbilt—a stammering, dispossessed blue blood
Very truly yours, | Clarence Darrow
24. Frank Spurlock (1854–1947), a lawyer from Chattanooga, Tennessee, was well known as a local lawyer who
championed civil liberties, including the repealofProhibition laws. Although he was always in private
practice, he was also general counsel for many years for the Chattanooga Times, the city water company, a
local railroad, and other companies.
25. Robert S. Keebler (1889–1976), a lawyer from Memphis, Tennessee, had been a vocal critic of the law under
which Scopes was prosecuted. In June 1925, before the trial, he
excellent wine-grape vines were torn up and prunes, apricots, and oranges
planted in their places. With the repealofprohibition in 1933, the California
wine industry revived and by 1938 had outstripped preprohibition records.
T h e highway skirts the northern base ( R ) of SLOVER MOUNTAIN
(1,509 alt.), at 50.4 m., which furnishes raw material for 4,000,000
barrels of cement a year. T h e mountain is owned and worked by the
California-Portland Cement Company.
C O L T O N , 51.9 m. (847 alt., 9,686 pop.), is a manufacturing
town on the main lines of the