Sport: Gymnasts and Profiteers

Fifty thousand acrobats are gyrating in Munich in the various events of the National gymnastic meet. Representatives from turn-vereins in North and South America, Czechoslovakia, Rumania, Switzerland answered when preliminary roll was called.

Hundreds of thousands of spectators flocked to Munich for the exhibitions. The municipality was at its wits' end—not how to accommodate the throngs—but how to keep down the price of beer. For the Brewers' Association had agreed among themselves to triple the price of Münchener, and not until the Bavarian government intervened was...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!