People, May 8, 1939

A pack of women running after Cinemactor Spencer Tracy on a platform in London's Waterloo Station knocked Arturo Toscanini flat.

To the New York State Tax Department it was reported that the estate (once appraised at $1,757,572) of mysteriously murdered Gambler Arnold Rothstein is now insolvent. Added the tax report: "The assets of this estate were not marketable assets . . . but were peculiar, due to the odd business interests of the decedent."

Visiting a garden dedicated to the memory of George V, Queen Mary, the Queen Mother, genteelly prodded some ivy with her...

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