Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


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Let's start today's people column with an animal story.

CHELSEA CLINTON's cat, SOCKS, sent JOHN MAJOR's cat, HUMPHREY, a welcome-home salute that appeared in the London Times. Socks wears a collar and leash when patrolling the White House grounds, so he can empathize with a fellow feline's need to break loose.

"While fears of his possible catnapping troubled me deeply, I never lost faith that he would eventually return home," said the note, signed Socks, The First Cat.

Humphrey, you will recall, is the stray that took up residence in the prime minister's office. He returned last week after three months of catting around.

Lillian Eugenia Winwood is the latest addition to the family of rocker STEVE WINWOOD and his wife, Eugenia. Lilly was born Monday, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She is the couple's fourth child.

Steve Winwood, 47, who moved to Nashville from England, began his career as a teen-ager as lead singer for the Spencer Davis Group. He was also a member of Blind Faith and Traffic.

Nationally known trick rider MITZI LUCAS RILEY of Aledo, Texas, has been selected for induction into the National Cowboy Hall of Fame on Oct. 22 in Oklahoma City.

Riley will join her husband, Lanham, and her mother, TAD LUCAS, in the hall of fame. LANHAM RILEY, a roper and horse trainer, was inducted in 1993; Tad Lucas, considered by many to be the finest female rodeo competitor in the world, was inducted into the hall in 1968.

Golfer CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ has ironed out his lawsuit over use of his name by a drag queen in the movie "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar." Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

As we reported here the other day, Rodriguez, 59, sued the producers, saying use of his name by actor JOHN LEGUIZAMO damaged his reputation. The suit complained that Leguizamo's character is "a gay man who dresses in outlandish women's clothing and wears heavy female makeup throughout the motion picture. …

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