Cristina Ferrare Thomopoulos has said she will not challenge a New Jersey judge's decision earlier this month that her property and child custody battles with her ex-husband John Z. DeLorean will be waged in New Jersey and not in California -- as she had wanted -- where she would be guaranteed half of the couple's assets . . .
Washington lawyer Betty Southard Murphy is heading a committee to fill that $86,200-per-year job as staff director of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, which looked for a time as though it would go to former senator Roger Jepsen. A major requirement is that the applicants be "experienced at getting results in Washington" . . .
Princess Michael, reported by the British tabs to be "torn" between her husband and Texan oil millionaire John Ward Hunt, today failed to return home from a holiday in southern France with her husband Prince Michael, a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth. A spokesman simply said, "The princess will be staying a little bit longer" . . .
There will be a bevy of media, political and sports personalities bouncing about the courts Sunday for the D.C. National Bank Celebrity Tennis Tournament at Rock Creek Tennis Stadium. Among those competing are FBI Director William Webster; Republican National Committee Chairman Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr.; CBS correspondent Terence Smith; television producer Nancy Dickerson; New York Times correspondent Barbara Gamarekian; NFL Players Association President Gene Upshaw; WMAL Executive Vice President Andy Ockershausen; the first lady's press secretary, Jennefer Hirshberg; and WRC weatherman Bob Ryan . . .