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May 23, 1941 - Image 8

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YOU NCSTERS HAVE OWN C L U B HO US E-On the Charles Riirer basin in Boston is the clubhouse (above), used by
Boston's "city kids" who are now learning to sail, as part of a city program to take youngsters off crowded streets. The junior yachtsmen
come mostly frong the crowded west end of Boston where there's little chance for recreation. Private boat club members gave funds to
help city and state provide sailboats and personnel for instructing the children. Walter Wood directs the recreational program.

H O W A B O U T S O M E S E R V I C E ?-"The service here is terrible," complain four birds ,as
Papa Robin holds up distribution momentarily, on windowsill nest in suburban Louisville, Ky.

P L E A -In his first press con-
ference Rear Admiral Arthur J.
Hepburn (alove), new chief of
navy's public relations, asked for
a voluntary ensorship on the
movement or vessels belonging
to Britain, U.S., and "friendly
foreign neutrals."

F R O N T-Glendale's favorite T E X A N-Qualifying sp e ed
entry in the Indianapolis Speed- that put George Barringer of,
way is this Californian, Rex Houston, Tex., into the Indiana-
Mays (above), who is in first polis Speedway race May 30 was
row. He qualified with a speed 122.299. Ie's a veteran of the
of 128.301. 500-smile grind.

H 0 P E-Better luck may at-
tend efforts of Floyd Davis of
Springfield, Ill., to cop the In-
dianapolis Speedway marathon
May 30. His racer cracked up
during his 1937 try.

G O R Y RE, IN T'H E P A C IFI C-Even the skies seem to have unfurled some stripes in
this dawn view of Old Glory riding up to her high station at Fort de Russy, Honolulu, where soldiers
claim this flag is one of Uncle Sam's largest. It measures 20 x 38 feet, and six soldiers are needed to
handle it. (The sky stripes are actually a palm tree in the foreground.)

SOMETHING TO BLOW A B O U T-When it comes
to leather lungs, Bandman Merle Evans is right up there with the
best, for in the last 22 years with a big circus he and his cornet
have blared forth at least 1,232,000 selections. And that's a lot of
wind. As band leader, he plays an average of 175 numbers a per-
formance, two performances a day, 160 days a season.

A G A I N?-Winner in 1939
and 1940, Wilbur Shaw (above)
is out to repeat in the Memorial
Day auto race at Indianapolis.
He'll be in Row 1, along with
Rose and Mays.

R A C'E R --rriving the No. 3 car
of the Mike Boyle team, George
Connor (above) of Los Angeles
hit 123.894 m.p.h. qualifying for
a place in Memorial Day classic
at Indianapolis.

R O S Y -Pole position, inside
the front row, for start of the
500-mile Indianapolis Speedway
classic May 30, goes to Mauri
Rose, an Allison airplane engine
plant worker.

K I N C-A cousin of Italy's
King Vittorio Emmanuele, the
polo-playing Duke of Spoleto
(above), 41, is now "King
Ainone" of Europe's newest state
-the Axis-created Croatia.

HIRAM SHERMAN - appearing
here in Drama Festival's "Skylark,"
Tuesday at Lydia Mendelssohn.

G I R L G R A D U AT E-The sweet girl graduate gets a grade
of "excellent" for her fashion sense in this dotted Swiss graduation
gown. It has extra long sleeves, a deep, high-necked yoke of plain
organdie. There's a delicate lace bow in the hair.

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