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Milestones: Jun. 22, 1970

Married. Peggy Fleming, 21, ice-skating queen and U.S. gold medalist in the 1968 Winter Olympics at Grenoble, and Gregory Jenkins, 24, medical student at the...

Sport: New World's Records: Jan. 28, 1924

¶ Ice-skating, 100-yds., paced: Everett McGowan of St. Paul, 4 1/5 sec., in Pittsfield, Mass. ¶Ice-skating for women amateurs, 100-yds., unpaced, from a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Education: Report Card

¶New York's State Board of Regents ruled that the Communist Party is subversive, thereby disqualifying Communists from employment by the New York public school...

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?"...

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...

BUILDING: Country Life

Many a corporation has found Manhattan and other big cities too crowded, and has shifted its corporate offices to the country. Now, the movement is spreading...

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,...

Canada: QUEBEC: Innocents Abroad

(See Cover) It was fill-'er-up-and-let's-go time, and Americans were gadding about as never before. They were off to Albuquerque, Minneapolis and Montauk, to...

Sport: Who Won, Jan. 4, 1932

¶Centre Fielder John Leonard ("Pepper") Martin of the St. Louis Cardinals; for his performance in the 1931 World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics: an...

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...