People: Private Lives

Bing Crosby, who long ago involved himself in so many enterprises that he incorporated himself, suddenly announced that he was knocking off work for the rest of 1945. He would spend a week or two in a hospital for treatment of an unspecified infection, he said, and then run for his ranch in Nevada.

Governor Phil M. Donnelly of Missouri beefed that baritone choruses from cattle cars on a railroad siding near the governor's mansion cost him sleep "about twice a week."

Bernarr Macfadden, in the latest episode of his 15-year on-again off-again divorce-and-separation...

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!