People: People, May 11, 1942


A Montreal concert audience began applauding before the orchestra had quite finished a chorus. Famed Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham whipped around, shouted: "Silence! We don't applaud before the orchestra has finished playing." When the orchestra had properly finished, the audience then responded with a chorus of its own: "Booo!"


Soldiers at California's Camp Callan whose mothers were to be absent on Mother's Day chose a "proxy mother" to visit them. The proxy: Rita Hayworth.

The Law

Said the Crusader White Shirts' George W. Christians, indicted for sedition and held in Chattanooga under...

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