Sport: I Like Champagne

Up to last week U. S. preparations for the XIth Olympic Games in Berlin this month had included international discourtesy, financial trouble, interminable bureaucratic bickering (TIME, Nov. 4, 1935 et seq.). Last week they were enlarged to include a lurid and unnecessary scandal which made front pages on two continents.

Protagonists of the scandal were Eleanor Holm Jarrett, 22, ablest and best-looking swimmer on the U. S. team; Playwright Charles MacArthur fresh from a Chicago courtroom where his first wife, Cinemacritic Carol Frink, finally withdrew an alienation of affections suit against his...

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