RECOVERY: Mixed Doubles

(See front cover) One day last week a bather at Bethany Beach, Del. walked into the surf wearing his wrist watch. The salt water all but ruined the watch but did not harm the bather. For sea baths, sunshine and rest in company with his wife were decidedly good for General Hugh S. Johnson—all the better because, as the watch incident showed, he was still preoccupied with business.

A United Pressman cornered him as he returned from a walk on the beach with two neighborhood...

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