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Sport: Swanee Snow Bird

Ice skating is one of the few sports at which Negroes have not already equaled or surpassed white athletes. But this year a 19-year-old Harlem girl has turned up...

Radio: Program Preview, Mar. 22, 1948

For the week starting Friday, March 19. Times are E.S.T., subject to change. Ice-Skating Carnival (Sat. 2:30 p.m., NBC Television), featuring Olympic Champion...

Sport: History on Wheels

Joseph Merlin inspected the little metal wheels on his shoes, tuned his violin and shoved off on his rolling, novelty entrance to Mrs. Corneily's masquerade...

Sport: Fine Figures

In 1930 the world's figure-skating championships were held in the U. S. for the first time. From Norway to defend her itle came dimpled 17-year-old Champion...

Radio: Butting In

> In Manhattan's Advertising Club on Park Avenue, a man was making a speech. Suddenly, to the amazement of the audience, the mike in front of the speaker's...

Milestones, Aug. 19, 1935

Married. Jayne Dunham Shadduck, 19, cinemactress, divorced wife of Playwright Jack Kirkland (Tobacco Road); and Henry J. Topping Jr., 21, Manhattan socialite,...

SWITZERLAND: Noses & Nose

In front of Captain Anthony Eden's hotel at Geneva last week nose-holding Communists tied an oil can to a British flag tagged "Shall we fight for this?"...

The Art of Hailing a Cab

The author of "Confessions of a New York Taxi Driver" reveals his secrets on how to master a Manhattanite's most coveted skill

Are Urinating Swimmers Killing Fish?

There’s an old joke about the silent ‘p’ in swimming pools (think about it), but it turns out that urinating in a lake may be far from funny. German researches...

Grace Under Fire

Several years into my father's journey down the narrowing road of Alzheimer's, when he was still going out for walks, I looped my arm through his one afternoon...

Does a Broken Wrist Need Surgery? A Close Call

Do you really need an operation? "...she took the kids ice skating... fell pretty hard. They told her it's a bad break. Would you mind taking a look at the...

Floating Island.

For an industry rife with superstitions--it's bad luck to rename ships, step aboard with your left foot, sight a redhead before you sail--Friday the 13th would...