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Science: Trapaeolum majus Burpeeii

The Golden Gleam appeared in the U. S. in 1932. Neither a fancy cocktail nor a crack train, the Golden Gleam, a product of Mexico, was a double nasturtium,...

Sport: That's Baseball

Affectionately called "Ding Ding" by his cronies because he was once a trolley-car conductor, Charles Leo ("Gabby") Hartnett has been the most popular player...

Science: Spider Man

Yale students last week solemnly bade Godspeed to a professor, poet, zoologist, historian, philosopher and the world's foremost authority on spiders. This...

Art: Slav Epic

In Czechoslovakia there has just been completed The Epic of Slavic History, a series of 20 paintings so enormous that Alfons Mucha, the artist, has been as...

Letters, Nov. 14, 1938

Dream House Sirs: As a 13-year-old student interested in architecture, enclosed plan will disclose additional errors to those indicated in TIME (Oct. 17). My...

Sport: Red Lefthander

When Leland Stanford ("Larry") MacPhail was hired to run the Brooklyn Dodgers last winter, the baseball world, with good reason, expected him to pull rabbits...

Education: Tips for Tots

We like the food that Mommy bakes, The meat and vegetables that she makes; We don't eat fast, we don't eat slow, We eat the food that makes us grow. . . . We...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 21, 1940

Christmas in July (Paramount), previously titled Cup of Coffee and Ants in Their Pants, is the cinema success about poor people in Manhattan which, after so...

THE CONGRESS: Last of the 70th

The country's biennial anachronism, another "lame duck" Congress, prepared to sit in Washington. In the Senate, the anachronism was particularly visible...

Books: STUDY IN DISINTEGRATION

A THOUSAND SHALL FALL—Hans Habe —Harcourf Brace ($3). As human and real as a nightmare is this first-hand account of the Fall of France by a soldier of the...

Science: Milk v. Magnificence

The 600,000 U. S. dairy farms carry on an industry whose annual output is almost equal in value to that of petroleum and runs automobiles a close race. Its...

Books: Road to Nowhere

MAN HUNTING IN THE JUNGLE—G. M. Dyott—Bobbs Merrill ($5). Why is an explorer? They give various excuses for their wanderings. When Explorer P. H. Fawcett,...

Foreign News: Sailors & Fairy Belles

Officers on watch in the British Navy wear brown kid gloves turned down at the wrist. There were hours last week when officers of the Atlantic Fleet...

Foreign News: Chungking Prepares for Summer

''The [Chinese] people's modes of living are becoming more complicated, more disorderly and with fewer standards than ever before," said Dean Chen Kuo-fu of...

The Press: Howland

Every state in the Union has a specialty, a featured output or possession, which is the twig upon which that bright bird, sectional pride, may sit to preen its...

Science: Hot Noses

The sense least understood (not counting humor) is the sense of smell. Its subtleties baffle scientists and enrich perfume compounders. Last week Yale's Drs...

Science: The Termites Are Winning

U.S. scientists last week admitted that one war is being lost-this year the 58 U.S. varieties of termites, frail, pale, ¼-inch-long insects, will destroy some...

National Affairs: Aaron's Difficulties

Twenty-one years ago this week Woodrow Wilson signed the resolution of Congress declaring that a State of War had been "thrust upon the United States'' by the...

Letters, Aug. 21, 1944

"¿ Ya leyó TIME?" Sirs: In the name of our countrymen, we want to express our deep appreciation for letting the American people and the liberty-loving world...