People: Ups & Downs

Winston Churchill, midwintering in French Morocco, went to bed with a cold.

Pope Pius XII was up & around after a spell of bronchitis.

General Evangeline Booth, the Salvation Army's retired international commander, finally recovering from a long siege of flu, had four friends in to dinner on her 82nd birthday.

Crown Prince Alcihito of Japan was 14 by western count, 16 by Japanese; the Japanese consider themselves a year old at birth, and—like U.S. thoroughbred horses—add a year every Jan. 1.

Connie Mack, manager of the Philadelphia Athletics since 1901, reached 85, expressed a dreamy...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


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

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!