Articles

Outline of the Future

This week the U.S. as a whole looked a flock of wartime sacrifice squarely in the face. Now the days are numbered until: > 29,500,000 car owners—and their...

Jimmy Gets Going

Justice James F. Byrnes, warming up to his new job as head of the Office of War Mobilization, made news pop like a string of firecrackers. At his first press...

U.S. At War: Manpower Solution?

The manpower problem, basic to almost all national problems, last week was getting the attention it deserved. Frankly worried, Franklin Roosevelt called in...

Letters, Jun. 15, 1931

Summer Traveler Sirs: . . . . Is it asking too much of your Circulation Department to send the magazine to me care of the Bankers Trust Company, Paris, with...

SPAB on Building

The U.S. construction industry (2,400,000 employes, $11,200,000,000 gross) was thrown into turmoil last week by a tough-sounding Washington press handout: the...

THE PRESIDENCY: Credos & Conundrums

"Reduction of costs of manufacture," cried President Roosevelt, proclaiming his economic credo to dining Democrats in Manhattan last month, "does not mean more...

Sport: Watch Her

Favorite in the Coy Maid Purse, at Belmont Park (L. I.), last week, was Bernard M. Baruch's two-year-old filly. Watch Her. At the barrier. Watch Her succeeded...

Milestones: Aug. 11, 1924

Engagement Denied. Bernard M. Baruch, Jr., 23, to Lois Wilson, famed cinema actress. Said he: "The report is utterly unfounded. Miss Wilson is a friend of...

THE CAMPAIGN: Supreme Vitality

When John William Davis was chosen by the Democratic Convention on the ninth day of balloting, he issued a formal announcement. In he spoke, with seeming...

FRANCE: Immortal

In company of ex-Deputy Andre Tardieu, quondam French High Commissioner to the U. S., went U. S. Financier Bernard M. Baruch to sunny Vendee to take a...

National Affairs: Miss Collins Abroad

First, she was Edith Boiling of Wytheville, Va., of an ancient family, descendant in the ninth generation of Pocahontas. Second, she was Mrs. Norman Gait, wife...

Accounting: Profits Without Honor

Accounting is not normally thought of as an exciting subject. But on Wall Street these days, it is the focus of intense interest. The notion has taken root...

People: May 29, 1964

War photography may be a dying art, but on one front it is still going strong—at the Italian villa occupied by Robustious Swedish Cinemactress Anita Ekberg,...

Milestones: Jun. 22, 1962

Divorced. Henry Fonda. 57, hardy perennial of Broadway and Hollywood (Mister Roberts, Advise and Consent); by Afdera Fonda, 29, the former Italian Contessa...

People, Jul. 25, 1955

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: In Washington, the Defense Department announced that, having completed two correspondence courses in...

People: Brickbats & Bouquets

Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin, national president of the W.C.T.U., could scarcely believe her eyes. There in the newspapers was a picture of General MacArthur taking...

Letters, Dec. 20, 1948

Great Difference Sir: RECENT PRESS STORIES OF THE MARRIAGE OF MRS. MARY HILL DOOLITTLE TO RALPH INGERSOLL HAVE BEEN A BIT OF A TRIAL TO ME, ANOTHER MRS. MARY...

THE NATIONS: The Year of the Bullbat

(See Cover) Convalescence is a nervous time, exuberant, but shot through with real and fancied dangers; a frustrating time, irrational, irascible and full of...