People, Mar. 29, 1937

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

Boxer Jimmy Slattery, 32, onetime (1930) world's light-heavyweight champion, was sentenced to 30 days in a Buffalo jail for drunkenness.

Boxer Mike McTigue, 43, twice (1923-25, 1927) world's light-heavyweight champion, was ordered committed to a Manhattan insane asylum.

At the invitation of the president of the local school board, Fan Dancer Sally Rand rode in Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day parade next to a float dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Declared Cleveland's Roman Catholic Bishop Joseph Schrembs: "I am deeply humiliated and ashamed. . . ....

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