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Milestones, Oct. 29, 1973

Died. Walt Kelly, 60, satirical cartoonist who populated the Okefenokee Swamp with the innocent opossum Pogo and his furry companions (see THE PRESS). Died...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Peace in the Antarctic

Antarctica may be a frozen, windswept wasteland, but last week it became the first piece of territory which the U.S. and Russia agreed to make a military...

Science: Polar Pilgrims: May 10, 1926

Wilkins. After 13 ominous days without word from Captain Wilkins and Pilot Ben Eielson, the supporting party of the Detroit Arctic Expedition, at Fairbanks,...

POLITICAL. NOTES: In Virginia

In Richmond, Harry Floyd Byrd, 38, brother of Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, who plans a flight into the Arctic, took office as Governor, the...

Milestones, Apr. 7, 1947

Married. Ellsworth ("Sonny") Wisecarver, 17, tabloid-trumpeted wolf cub, who at 14 ran off with an unmarried mother seven years his senior ("You take Sinatra ...

AERONAUTICS: E. A. T.

The businessmen who are laying out the nation's passenger airlines have not yet devised any rite for the opening of a new line comparable to the railroad rite...

Aeronautics Notes, Sep. 5, 1927

In Ten Years. Commander Richard E. Byrd flew from Buffalo to Toronto, with Maurice Bokanowski, French Minister of Commerce. In Toronto M. Bokanowski said: "In...

Science: Polar Pilgrims: Apr. 26, 1926

Wilkins. Safely returned to Fairbanks after their fourth hop over the 560 miles of desolate northern Alaska between Fairbanks and their advanced base, Point...

Science: At Etah

For the Eskimos of Etah, Greenland, the gods still tread the earth. They had seen white men before but never any such as those who last week enabled them to...

Milestones, Jan. 28, 1980

MARRIED. Steve McQueen, 49, tough-guy actor; and Barbara Minty, 26, a model; he for the third time; in Santa Paula, Calif. DIED. Robert Ardrey, 71, dramatist...

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